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

Giles Green Dyer

Male 1752 - 1829  (77 years)


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  • Name Giles Green Dyer  [1
    Born 27 Aug 1752  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Oct 1829  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019023  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Thomas Dyer,   b. 12 Sep 1715, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1768, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Henrietta Clements,   b. 1721, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1777, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1738  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Smith,   b. 1755, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Dec 1774  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Baker Dyer,   b. 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1835, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Amelia Dyer,   b. Aft 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Randall Dyer,   b. Abt 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1829, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Francis C. Dyer,   b. Aft 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1829, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years)
     5. Henrietta Dyer,   b. Aft 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1829, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years)
     6. Mary Dyer,   b. Aft 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Lucy Dyer,   b. Aft 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Horatio Dyer,   b. 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1866, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Henrietta Maria Dyer,   b. Abt 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 18 years)
     10. Edward Dyer,   b. Abt 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jul 1831, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     11. Alexander Dyer,   b. Bef 1801, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Oct 1829, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 28 years)
     12. Robert Walter Dyer,   b. 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1816, San Domingo, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F11880  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio28 RICHARD EDELEN 01/11/1810 05/03/1810
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Susannah (Edelen ?) —daughter
      -to have the testator's plantation whereon he now lives being part of a tract of land cont. 100 acres and to be hers as long as she lives single
      -to have Negro "Boswell" son of Jean" (?) and Negro "Cecely" daugbter of "Sophy"
      2. Walter Edelen --son
      -should testator's daugbter Susannah marry, then to have the above 100 acres of land and dwelling house and other houses immediately after her marriage or death
      -to have all that tract of land which the testator purchased from Thomas Digges of Warburron the tract of land cont. 130 acres
      -named executor of the will and instructed that $40.00 to be distributed for charitable purposes at Walters discretion
      3, John Nathan Edelen
      -should testator's son Walter die wlout heirs, then to have the I 00 acres of land and dwelling house, etc.
      4. Heirs of testator's deceased son Thomas Edelen
      -to have the sum of 50 pounds current money
      5. Bartholomew Edelen (7) --son
      Basil Edelen --son
      Mary Jenkins --daughter
      Rebecca Quin --daughter
      -remainder of the personal estate to be sold and after debts are diseharged the money to be divided among all of testator's children including Susannah, Walter, and John
      6. Giles Dyer
      -named executor along with testator's son Walter
      Witnesses: Ignatius Lovelis (mark)
      Jeremiah Edelen
      Giles Dyer
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 130.
      George Dyer, Will, June 16, 1810; June 18, 1811
      I, George Dyer of CC, being of sound mind altho weak in body;
      To wife Sarah Dyer, all my property both real and property during her natural life, and her death to grandson George Henry Gardiner at age of 21 yrs; but if he dies before 21 yrs, then 1/3 part to brother Thomas Dyer, 1/3 to brother Giles Green Dyer and the residue to the heirs of deceased brother Francis Clements Dyer.
      To poor of lower Zachia congregation, 10 pounds current money
      Item: it is my will that my executors collect all the debts due me, and sell all the tobacco in my possession, and purchase bank stock and the profits arising be applied to the education of my grandson George Henry Gardiner.
      Executor: Wife Sarah Dyer, nephew Thomas C. Clements
      Signed: June 16, 1810 George Dyer
      Wit: Henry Cooksey, Marshalm Bowling, John Waters of Wm.
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio 59 THOMAS CLARKSON, planter 06/04/1786 08/11/1812
      "being in perfect health"
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Clarkson --wife
      -to have the testator's houses and plantation wbereon lie now lives being part of his tract of land called Peakham and to be laid off to cont, 100 acres and to be laid off as uniform and complete as may he having respect to the outlines of the whole tract with the situation of cleared and uncleared land and to be
      laid off as provide a sufficient supply of timber and to have the above for her natural
      -to have the remainder and residue of the estate
      -named executrix of the will
      2. Thomas Clarkson --son
      Charles Clarkson --son
      -to have the remainder of the tract of land cont. 200 acres and to be divided equally between them and at widow's death the other 100 acres to be divided equally between them
      3. Elizabeth Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl 'Jenny'
      4. Sarah Jackson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl Nell" or "Eleanor"
      -whereas the testator's father Thomas Clarkson did by his last will devise and bequeath to the testator's mother Sarah Clarkson several Negroes and property and at her death to be divided among 10 children as specified by the will, and whereas the testator's mother is still living, then at her death the share of the Negroes and property belonging to the testator to be divided among his 4 children
      Witnesses: Giles Dyer (?)
      Joseph Clarkson
      George Dyer (?)
      Then came: Giles Dyer
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Note: Giles Dyer deposed that many years ago he was called on to witness the will of Thomas Clarkson and that the deponent and George Dyer one other of the subscribers and his brother Edward Dyer went there together and while there he signed the will in the presence of the testator
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 404. At the request of Giles Dyer the following Deed was recorded March 3, 1791
      Indenture made September 9, 1790; Whereas Enoch Magruder, Gentleman, deceased father of Eleanor Magruder, now Eleanor Burgess wife of John Magruder Burgess, by his last will and testament did bequeath to her in fee simple part of land being part of several tracts. Now this indenture witnesseth that John Magruder Burgess and Eleanor Burgess his wife in consideration of 5 pounds paid by Giles Dyer have sold the aforesaid lands containing 100 ˝ acres, beginning at a bounded hickory a boundary of Dyer's land and bounded by "Venial" or "Foxes Den", the 3rd boundary of "Battersea", the main road that leads from Piscattaway up by Elisha Lanham's. Signed John M. Burgess, Eleanor Burgess in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 34. At the request of Giles Dyer the following Deed was recorded October 7, 1791
      Indenture made April 13, 1791; Walter Dyer in consideration of 5000 pounds of crop tobacco and 1000 pounds current money paid by Giles Dyer have sold a tract called "Edelens Rest" containing 30 acres adjoining "Stone[y] Hill" in possession of Giles Dyer. Signed Walter Dyer in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomss Clagett, Joseph N. Baynes
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 376. At the request of Joseph Edelen the following Deed was recorded November 27, 1792
      Indenture made August 2, 1792; Giles Dyer in consideration of 100 pounds current money paid by Joseph Edelen has sold part of several tracts containing 101 ˝ acres and bounded by "Venial" or "Foxes Den", "Battersea", the main road that leads from Piscattaway by Elisha Lanham's. Signed Giles Dyer in the presence of and acknowledged before John Smith Brookes, Samuel Hepburn and at the same time Susannah Dyer w/o Giles Dyer relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 436. At the request of Giles Dyer the following Deed was recorded January 18, 1793
      Indenture made August 2, 1792; Joseph Edelen in consideration of 100 pounds current money paid by Giles Dyer has sold a tract being part of several tracts containing 60 acres; beginning at a hickory of Dyers land and bounded by the main road leading from Piscattaway to Elisha Lanham's, the Broad Creek Road, Richard Stonestreet's part of "Littleworth" and "Phillips Addition". Signed Joseph Edelen in the presence of and acknowledged before John Smith Brookes, Samuel Hepburn and at the same time Catharine Edelen w/o Joseph Edelen relinquished her right of dower

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    1. [S044737] Across the Years in Prince George's County, 306.

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