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

Lydia Musgrove

Female Abt 1733 - 1811  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Lydia Musgrove  [1
    Born Abt 1733  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Jul 1811  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013593  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Charles Musgrove,   b. 1682, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1751, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Catherine Parrander,   b. Abt 1686, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1757, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Bef 12 Oct 1725  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Robert Gill,   b. Abt 1729, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1778, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1749  Trinity Parish, Newport, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harrison Musgrove Gill,   b. Between 1750 and 1760, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry Gill,   b. Between 1750 and 1760, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1811, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     3. Mary Gill,   b. Between 1750 and 1760, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1836, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     4. Robert Gill,   b. 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1794, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     5. Elizabeth Gill,   b. Between 1755 and 1765, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833, Mason County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     6. Charity Gill,   b. Between 1755 and 1765, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Chloe Gill,   b. Between 1755 and 1765, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1811, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     8. Lydia Gill,   b. Between 1755 and 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836  (Age ~ 81 years)
     9. Susannah Gill,   b. Between 1755 and 1765, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Catherine Gill,   b. Between 1755 and 1765, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Eleanor Gill,   b. Abt 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1822, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     12. Charles Gill,   b. 25 Sep 1759, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1838, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F08911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rezin Beall,   b. 1723, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1809, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Aft 1778  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F05429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 127.
      Lydia Beall, Will, May 11, 1810; July 23, 1811
      I, Lydia Beall of CC, being infirm of body, but of sound mind and memory;
      To daughter Chloe Gibbons and son Henry Gill, negro Thomas, 1 feather bed and furniture, 1 chest, and all the debts due me, divided equally.
      Executor: son Henry Gill
      Signed: May 11, 1810 Lydia Beall
      Wit: John H. Thomas, John L. Turner
      ===
      Anne Clark [SMTP:cannec@cox dot net]: 11/29/2004 5:16 PM
      I have been searching for the parents of my 5-great-grandmother, Lydia Musgrove. She married Robert Gill and my 4-great-grandfather (her son) was named Harrison Musgrove Gill. Evidently named after her brother.
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      Philpott, John, Charles County, 11 Mar 1750; 23 Mar 1750
      To Mary Lattimore, negro boy named Jack, Girl named Charity.
      To Benjamin Philpott, negro boy, Dick
      To Samuel Philpott, negro boy, Henly
      To Susanna Philpott, little negro at now Suck's Moll.
      To Elizabeth Musgraves, my sister, negro man named Pat
      To my sister Lyda Musgraves, negro girl, Vick, after married. (sister in law)
      To Martha Musgraves, my god dau, cow and calf, to be delivered when she reaches the age of 16.
      To James Latimore, sow and pigs,
      To Thomas Posey, white gelt.
      To John Philpott, son of Charles Philpott tract called "Courteses Pallice" also tract named "Cow Grave yard" and pt of "Philpotts Chance" and Fardlyes Rest.
      To John Philpott son of Charles Philpott rest of pers est.
      To John Philpott negro wenches, Ester and Moll
      Cousen Jno. Philpott, ex
      Wit: Thomas Posey, James Latimer, Mathew Hennikin 27.235
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 152,
      Robert Gill Sr's Will. May 19, 1778.
      I, Robert Gill of CC, am sick and weak in body, but of firm and perfect memory. First, I want all my just debts paid by my executrix.
      To my son Robert Gill - all that part of a tract of land which I purchased of Joseph and James Anderson, lying in cc, called Fox's Range, containing, by deed, 165-1/4 acres, My son Robert is to receive no part of my personal estate more than he has already received.
      To my wife Lydia Gill - the use of the land and plantation I now live on, which I bought of Jonathan Willson, called black Oack Thicket, containing, by deed, 250 acres, during her natural life, and the third part of my personal estate. After her death, her third part is to be divided between the children of her body.
      To my 2 sons, Charles and Henry Gill - after my wife's death, I want the afd land and improvements sold and the purchase money equally divided between them.
      To my 3 daughters, Mary, Elizabeth, and Elenor Lyons - 20 less than the rest of my children which are now with me, out of my estate, they having recd the value thereof. Negro boy Ben, which I lent to my daughter, Mary Lyon and which is now in her possession, is to be appraised with the rest of my estate, she having liberty to keep sd Negro on paying to my estate the balance of his value, if any, over her part, with the rest of my younger children.
      To "the five daughters which is now to wit" Catherine, Cloe, Lydia, Charity, Susanah - a side saddle bought by my executrix or 5 each, paid out of my estate. Executrix: my wife, Lydia Gill.
      Signed Oct 29, 1777 - Robert Gill Sr. wit - Richard Estep, Huet Johnson, Henry Lyon Jr.
      Probated May 19, 1778 by all 3 witnesses. The probate was taken in the presence of Robert Gill, heir at law to the decd, who did not object to the taking of the same.
      Lydia Gill, the widow, on May 19, 1778 came before Walter Hanson, Register of Wills, and elected to abide by the several legacies bequeathed to her in the will with regard to real estate only, and that she claims her dower, or third part, in the personal estate.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 153.
      On May 19, 1778, letters testamentary were granted on the estate of Robert Gill Sr, late of CC, decd, to Lydia Gill, his widow. Securities = George Beech and Robert Gill of CC. Bond = 3000 Appraisers: Jno Moran and Huet Johnson. Money & tobacco entered but not run out. Aug 23, 1778, the inventory received, amounting to 598 7 shillings 6 pence. Additional inventory recd Dec 19, 1778.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 210.
      Robert Gill Sr Inventory. Aug 23, 1778. Appraised by John Moran Sr and Huet Johnson on Jun 27, 1778.
      Includes: wearing apparel, 7 feather beds & furniture, 1 case of drawers, 1 desk, 3 horses, 6 cattle, 25 sheep, 31 hogs, 1 yoke of oxen, 1 oxen cart and yoke and chain, 1 still; Negro men Sam, Ned, Dick, Joe; Negro girls Jude, Nann, Sarah; Negro boys Ben, Tom, Peter. Total: 598 7 shillings 6 pence.
      Creditors; James Baker, James Forbes.
      Kindred: Robert Gill, Mary Lyon.
      Proved Aug 23, 1778 by Lidia Gill, executrix of Robert Gill, late of CC, decd.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 312,
      Robert Gill's Final Account. Mar 20, 1779.
      The account of Lydia Gill, executrix of Robert Gill, late of CC, deceased.
      Debts include: the inventory of the deceased's estate, exhibited into Orphan Court on Aug 3, 1778, appraised to 598 7 shillings 6 pence, with an additional inventory exhibited on Dec 19, 1778, amounting to 24 15 shillings 4 pence; 100 12 shillings 6 pence money found and the deceased's house; a crop of tobacco left by the deceased; money received of James Forbes, of William Canter Jr, of Gerard Boarman, of Zachariah Bramhall, of Stafford Taylor, of Zachariah Lyon, of Mary Anderson, of Joseph Lyon, of Richard Estep, of Jno Burris, of Ben] Burris, of Basil Hickey, of John Lafner, of Robert Young. The whole amount: 1149 10 shillings 0 pence.
      Disbursements went to: James Forbes for part of a bond dated Nov 4, 1767; Zach:'a Lyon; Basil Wallace for schooling children expiring after the deceased's death; Benjamin Cawood, the assessment for 1778; Doctor Edward Semmes; Wm Canter; Walter Hanson, Register, for granting Letters and recording Will and for recording inventory and for stating, passing, and recording this account; the accountant for finishing the last crop from Mar 1, the time the deceased died, for smiths work, salt, corn, wheat, bought clothing, 9 Negroes &c. Balance to be disposed according to the deceased's Will: 993 1 shilling 4 pence.
      Final Account: 1149 10 shillings 0 pence.
      Proved on Mar 20, 1779 by Lydia Gill, the accountant afd.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 127.
      Lydia Beall, Will, May 11, 1810; July 23, 1811
      I, Lydia Beall of CC, being infirm of body, but of sound mind and memory;
      To daughter Chloe Gibbons and son Henry Gill, negro Thomas, 1 feather bed and furniture, 1 chest, and all the debts due me, divided equally.
      Executor: son Henry Gill
      Signed: May 11, 1810 Lydia Beall
      Wit: John H. Thomas, John L. Turner
      ===
      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 362. Deed and Schedule. I, Lydia Gill of CC, for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, have given my sons, Robert Gill and Henry Gill of CC, the Negro slaves, cattle, sheep, hogs, household furniture, and other property, and their future increase, described in the schedule hereto annexed. Signed Nov 24, 1791 - Lydia Gill. Wit - Alex' Mcpherson*,
      Schedule, to wit, Negroes named Dick, about 10 years old, Anthony, about 8 years old, George, about 5 years old, Minta, about 3 years old; 3 heifers, 1 steer, 11 ewes, 1 ram, 3 Sows, 10 shoats, 13 pigs; 2 beds and furniture, 1 oval table, 6 flag chairs, 1 chest, 1 still, 1 hand mill, 1 cutting box, 1 spade, 2 axes, 5 hoes, 2 iron pot racks, 1 'iron pot, 1 pair of pot hooks, 1 Dutch oven, 6 cider casks, 1 woollen wheel, 15 lbs pewter, 1 dictionary, I blank book, 2 ploughs, 2 harrows, 1 cross cut saw, 5 silver teaspoons, 1 case and 7 bottles, 1 looking glass. Recorded Nov 26, 1791.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 363. Deed of Gift. I, Lydia Gill of CC, for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, give my son, Henry Gill of CC, a Negro man called Joseph, about 27 years old. I am to have the use of sd Negro during my natural life, and after my death, to sd Henry Gill. Signed Nov 24, 1791 - Lydia Gill, Wit - Alex! McPherson*. Recorded Nov 26, 1791.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 364. I, Lydia Gill of CC, for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, give my daughter Chloe Gibbons of CC, a Negro woman named Judy, about 28 years old, and her youngest child, about 3 weeks old, and her future increase. Signed Nov 24, 1791 - Lydia Gill. Wit - Alex! McPherson*. Recorded Nov 27, 1791 at the request of Nehemiah Gibbons.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 368. Nov 25, 1791 from Lydia Gill of CC, to Charles Gill of Louden County, VA, and Henry Gill of CC, for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, a tract of land in cc called Black oak Thickett, bounded by Craycroft's land, containing about 250 acres. Signed Nov 25, 1791 - Lydia Gill. Wit - Bent Dyson*. Alex! McPherson*. Recorded Nov 26, 1791.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044775] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 8.

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