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

Mary Gill

Female 1760 - Bef 1836  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Mary Gill 
    Born Between 1750 and 1760  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1836  Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019596  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

    Family Zachariah Lyon,   b. 10 Apr 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1832, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Bef 1778  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F12145  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 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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