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

John Dawson

Male 1706 - 1764  (58 years)


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  • Name John Dawson  [1
    Born 1706  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Apr 1764  Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016230  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 Martha Anne Marbury,   b. 11 Sep 1715, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1795, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Dawson,   b. 14 Jun 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1806, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Priscilla Anne Dawson,   b. 6 Jan 1756, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     3. Susannah Marbury Dawson,   b. Abt 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Cumberland, Alleghany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F10471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      John Dawson 84.204 PG 27.15.10 Apr 23 1764 Jun 10 1764
      Appraisers: Robert Wade, Richard Edelen, Jr.
      Creditors: George Handy: Jr. for Edward Trafford & Son, G. Scott.
      Next of kin: Virlinder Dawson, Thomas Dawson, Jr.
      Administratrix: Martha Ann 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 "Saturdays 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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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 465
      Recorded at request of John Dawson, 22 Jun 1737:
      3 Jun 1737; Indenture between Ensebus Marbury, Eliazer Marbury and Luke Marbury, planter of one part and John Dawson; for 5s; tract called Mistake; bounded by Brother's Delight and Dollman's Folly; containing 227 acres; /s/ Ensebus Marbury (mark), Eleaser Marbury (mark), Luke Marbury; wit. Jno. Addison, Mathew Smallwood; ack. Ensebus, Eleaser and Luke Marbury
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      Land Records of Prince George's County. Maryland
      Liber T, Page 466
      Recorded at request of William Thomas, 28 Jun 1737:
      32 Jun 1737; Indenture between John Dawson, planter, and Martha Anne his wife, dau. and devisee of Francis Marbury, Gent., dec'd, of one part and William Thomas, carpenter; for 10,000# tobacco; a parcel called Mistake; bounded by Brother's Delight and Dollman's Folly; containing 227 acres; /s/ John Dawson, Martha Anne Dawson (mark); wit. Jno. Adison, John Sweeting; ack. John Dawson and Martha Anne his wife

  • Sources 
    1. [S044740] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.

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