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

Henry Gill

Male 1760 - Aft 1811  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Henry Gill 
    Born Between 1750 and 1760  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1811  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019595  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Lydia Musgrove,   b. Abt 1733, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1811, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1749  Trinity Parish, Newport, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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 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

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      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, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 77. At the request of Solomon Bussard the following Deed was recorded May 10, 1815
      Indenture made May 16, 1815; Philemon Keech and Rachael Keech his wife and Henry Gill in consideration of $325 current money paid by Solomon Bussard has sold part of a tract where the said Solomon Bussard now dwells known by the name of "Thompson's Hope" containing 172 acres bounded for the same as more fully appears from a deed of record in the name of Josias Smoot now deceased. Signed Philemon Keech, Rachael Keech, Henry Gill in the presence of and acknowledged before Ignatius Middleton, John W. McPherson
      May 16, 1815; Rachael Keech wife of Philemon Keech relinquished her right of dower

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