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

John Digges

Male Abt 1765 - 1817  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name John Digges 
    Born Abt 1765  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1817  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I018325  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Henry Digges,   b. Abt 1731, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1795, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Jane Brent,   b. Jan 1735/36, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1804, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 7 May 1764  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11255  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane MNU Neale,   b. Abt 1771,   d. Aft 1823, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Bef 23 Mar 1814  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Henry Digges,   b. Abt 1812, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Jane Digges,   b. Abt 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F07574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County MD Inventories & Accounts, 1808-1812
      Page 325
      James Neale of Bennett - Inventory; $5149.87 7 Jan 1811 02 Apr 1811
      Appraisers: Henry Dent, Thomas Burgess
      Admnistratrix: Jane Neale
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      Charles County MD Inventories & Accounts, 1812-1815
      Pages 271-276
      James Neale of Bennett - Final A/C & Distribution; $5149.87 $8353.47 23 Mar 1814
      Sureties: none stated
      Receipts: pages
      Payments to: pages
      Representatives: widow, four brothers and one sister; Bennet Neale, Edward Neale, John Neale, Henry Neale, Priscilla Neale
      Balance to be disposed: 6077.34
      Distribution: To Widow 1/2 of balance $3038.67-1/2
      To Edward Neale, John Neale and Henry Neale, 1/5 each of the residue each part $607.73
      To representatives of Bennet Neale a deceased brother, viz; Maria, Benjamin, Susannah, Elizabeth
      Walter, James and John Neale, 1/5 of the residue each childs part $86.81-3/4
      To representatives of Priscilla Brent a deceased sister, viz; William Brent, Harriot Brent and
      James Richard Brent, 1/5 of the residue each childs part $202.57-3/4
      Executors: John Diggs and Jane his wife
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 198.
      Jane Digges, Will, July 17, 1803; July 10, 1804
      I, Jane Digges of CC, being in perfect health of body, disposing mind memory and understanding;
      To son John Diggs, negroes; Solomon, Mike, Paul, Jane and Alice.
      To son Henry Diggs, negroes; Harry & his wife Henny, Sarah & Suckey daughters of Henney & Harry.
      To son Francis Diggs, negroes; Bob & his wife Sarah, Peter son of Bob & Sarah.
      To granddaughter Maria Diggs, negroes; Marey and Mintey.
      To granddaughter Patsy Diggs, negro Liddey.
      To grandson George Digges, negro Sarah.
      To grandson Robert Digges, 60 pounds current money, paid when he is of age by my three sons John, Henry and Francis.
      To the Reverend Henry Pile and the Reverend Charles Sewall, 5 dollars each.
      To three sons John, Henry and Francis, the remainder of my negroes, all my household and kitchen furniture, money, bonds, notes.
      Executor: sons John Digges, Henry Digges and Francis Digges
      Signed: July 17, 1803 Jane Digges
      Wit: Robert Brent, Mary Brent, Ann Maria Brent
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 93.
      Henry Digges, Will, July 21, 1809; December 11, 1810
      I, Henry Digges of CC, being in perfect health;
      To wife Jane Digges, the sum of 500 pounds in lieu of, in bar of, and in full satisfaction of her dower or thirds of my estate real and personal is she chooses.
      To daughters Maria Digges and Martha Digges, as tenants in common, all my estate real and personal after debts are paid by executors or be placed in some advantageous stock for their genteel support, education and maintenance until marriage or 21 yrs.
      Executor: brothers John Digges and Francis Digges
      Signed: July 21, 1809 Henry Digges
      Wit: Joseph Aderton, Elias Goley {Goaley}
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      Indenture made September 14, 1810; Henry Digges in consideration of 1,000 pounds current money paid by John Digges has sold all his right title interest in a tract called "Coomes Purchase" which was deed to Henry Digges by John Campbell, trustee of the estate of Edward Watts. Signed Henry Digges, in the presence of and acknowledged before Robert Crain, Luke F. Matthews
      September 14, 1810; Jane Digges wife of Henry Digges relinquished her right of dower

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