Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Dawson

Male 1710 - 1756  (46 years)


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  • Name William Dawson 
    Born 1710  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1756  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I012062  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Nicholas Dawson,   b. Abt 1680, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1727, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Mary Doyne,   b. 1682, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1734/35, Home plantation, abt 6 mi. S. of Washington, D.C. - PG Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1704  Fendall Delight, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Marbury,   b. 1714, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F01616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mrs. Mary Dawson 21.44 Pg 54.17.6 Feb 9 1734 Jul 21 1735
      Appraisers: Walter Bayne, Thomas Stonestreet.
      Creditors: John Abbington, Henry Massey.
      Next of kin: Thomas Dawson, William Dawson.
      Administrator/Executor: John Dawson.
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      Dawson, Mary, Prince George County, 14th Dec., 1734; 24th Jan., 1734-5.
      To son John and hrs., rights and titles in dwelling plantation "Satursday Work."
      To son Thomas and hrs., rights and title in "Constant Friendship," Bush R., Baltimore Co.
      To sons William and George and their hrs., rights and title in "Spring Banks," Somerset Co.
      To son Nicholas and hrs., rights and title in "Sligo," near E. branch of Potomac, sd. tracts having come to testatrix from father Robert Doyne, deceased.
      Sons George and Nicholas being minors to choose which of their brothers they will live with.
      Son John, ex. and resid. legatee.
      Test: John Lowe, John Lowe, Jr., Thomas Grenehalgh. 21, 311.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 390.
      Sep 5, 1741 from Thomas Price of PG, planter, to William Dawson of PG, planter, for 8 and 2000 lbs of tobacco, a tract of land called Clement Hill, being part of a tract of land called Chance, bounded by 100 acres of land laid out of the tract for Edmund Henebree, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Thomas (TP his mark) Price. Wit - Thos Owen*, Jno Hawkins Jr*. Martha, the wife of the afd Thomas Price, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Sep 9, 1741.
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      Children of Elizabeth MARBURY and William DAWSON are:1.
      i. William DAWSON was born 1738 in Allegany County, Maryland, and died BEF. 21 JUL 1802 in Allegany County, Maryland. He married Elizabeth GEORGE. She was born 1738 in Allegany County, Maryland. He married Elizabeth MELOTT, daughter of Theodore MELOTT and Catherine DELASHMUTT. She died Deceased in Most likely in Maryland.
      ii. Lawrence DAWSON was born 1735. He married UNKNOWN.
      iii. Benjamin DAWSON was born 1752 in Allegany County, Maryland. He married Mary (Simmons) SIMONDS 21 MAR 1782 in Frederick County, Maryland..
      iv. James DAWSON was born 1754 in Prince George's, Maryland, and died BEF. 19 FEB 1820 in Allegany County, Maryland. He married Nancy Anne ODELL, daughter of William ODELL and Acenith OWINGS.
      v. Sarah DAWSON. She married Avington MCELROY.
      vi. Thomas DAWSON was born BET. 1755 - 1757 in Prince George's, Maryland, and died AFT. 1830 in Most likely in Allegany County, Md.. He married Mary UNKNOWN.

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