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

John Webster

Male 1735 - 1783  (48 years)


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  • Name John Webster 
    Born 4 Sep 1735  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Dec 1783  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019720  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father William Webster,   b. 1693, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Gibbs,   b. 1706, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1778, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married Bef 1724  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joanna Catharine Stevens,   b. Abt 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1764  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Stone Webster,   b. 7 Aug 1765, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     2. William Rosamond Webster,   b. 4 Jan 1769, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1775, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     3. Rezin Webster,   b. 22 Feb 1772, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     4. Susanna Darnall Webster,   b. 21 Apr 1774, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     5. William Rosemond Webster,   b. 12 Dec 1779, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)
     6. Elizabeth Rebecca Webster,   b. 12 Dec 1779, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Leven Webster,   b. 23 May 1783, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F12170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776
      John Webster, 40: 10: 5
      Joanna Webster, 25: 12: 2
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      Folio 182 JOHN WEBSTER 09/18/1783 12/09/1783
      "being in a sick and languishing condition ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Joanna Catherine Webster --wife
      -to have all that part of a tract or parcel of land called "Athey's Choice" which testator is possessed of to have during her widowhood
      -to have all of the personal estate for her natural life or widowhood
      2. Reason Webster --son
      William Rosamond Webster --son
      -after widow's decease or remarriage, to have the land left to her, to be divided equally between them
      3. Susanna Darnall Webster --daughter
      Elizabeth Rebecca Webster --daughter
      Levin Webster --son
      -after widow's decease or remarriage the personal estate to be divided among above testator's children including William and Reason
      4. John Stone Webster --son
      -to have the sum of 1 hogshead of tobacco weighing 1000 Ibs of tobacco
      -named executor along w/ testator's widow
      Witnesses: John Manning, James Harris, Mary Anne Manning
      Then came: John Manning and James Harris
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      HARRIS, JOHN, SR., Prince George's Co, 2 Sept. 1775; 21 Dec. 1776
      Son: Benjamin Harris, all my land, being part of a tract of land called "The Ridge" and purchased of a certain John Stoddert by me for two hundred acres, but it is my will and desire that Edy Harris, relict of my son James Harris, may have, hold possess, occupy, and peaceable enjoy during her widowhood all that part of the aforesaid land bequeathed to my son Benjamin above, that lies on the west side of a small branch running from Pomonkey Road through the plantation where my son James Harris formerely
      lived til it empties into a branch know by the name of Hyne's branch and down the said Hyne's branch till it intersects the land of a certain John Manning, it being the part where she, the said Edy Harris, now lives and possesses, she paying the yearly rents becoming due to the Lord Proprietary for the same. Grandson: John Harris Robey, one Negro man named Sangoe.
      Grandson: William Harris, his choice one feather bed, one Rug, one blanket, and a pair of sheets. Daughter: Lydia Steal, one feather bed of new feathers.
      Son: Benjamin Harris, all my stock of horses, mares, cattle and hogs, and all my household furniture, except what is otherways disposed of by this will.
      Children: John Harris, Anne Owen, Elizabeth Wilson, Mary Burch, Eleanor Wedding, and Sarah Robey, five shillings current money each.
      Exec.: Son, Benjamin Harris.
      Wit.: John Webster, Robert Vermillion, Burch Vermillion.
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      HAWKINS, ELIZABETH, Prince George's Co. 26 Apri1 1772; 16 Nov 1772
      To John Stone Webster, son of John, Negro Sarah dau, of Nelly.
      To greatgrandson John Trueman Hawkins, Negro Bane son of Lucy, and a horse.
      To grandson George Frasier Hawkins, ex., all debts due me in case anyone tries to get possession of above negroess
      To grandchildren, George Frasier Hawkins, Alexander Thomas Hawkins, Elizabeth Lawrence Hawkins, Susannah Frasier Raley, each 1/5 part of remainder of estate.
      To greatgrandchildren daus. of John Stone Hawkins, dec'd. 1/5 part of remainder of estate*
      Wit: John Sommerville Jr., James King; George Vallandegham. 39.23
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      Mc DANIEL, Edward, Prince George's Co. 14 Oct, 1771; 16 Dec, 1771
      Children: John, Walter, Edward, William.
      Legacy to Margaret Roberts whose relationship is not stated, but apparently a daughter of the testator.
      Ex. son Edward.
      Wit: John Webster, William Stevens. 38. 462
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      LEIPER, James, Prince George's County, surgeon residing in Philadelphia. 15 Nov,1771
      About to embark on a voyage to Lisbon. 28 Apr, 1772
      Wife Elizabeth.
      Children: George, Robert, Lucy Anne Hebbard.
      Mother Helen Scott.
      Brother Thomas.
      Children of sisters Nancy and Junet.
      Tracts: "Wheelers Hope" and Appledore. "
      Exs. Thomas Leiper, Dr. Thomas Hamilton, William Smallwood, Thomas Smallwood and wife Elizabeth.
      Wit: John Ross, Hugh Lennox, John Webster.
      Recorded at Philadephia 2 Dec 17 71. 38.651
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      GOODART, JANE, Prince George's Co. 16 Dec, 1768; 20 Feb, 1769
      Children: Penelope Hatton Jones.
      Son--in-law: Patrick Beall.
      Grandchildren: Elizabeth Brooke Beall and Jane Bayne Beall.
      Ex: Francis King.
      Wit: John Webster, Mary Hatton. 37. 279
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      POOR, ROBERT, Prince George's Co. 8 Nov, 1762; 24 Mar, 1762
      To wife Mary Poor, personal estate, and to be divided amongst her 4 children, now living.
      Extx: Wife Mary.
      Wit: John Webster, Richard Brian, John Athey, Thomas Boman. 31. 585
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 69. At the request of John Webster the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1780
      Indenture made July 15, 1779; Richard Staige and Sarah Staige his wife of Fauquier County, Virginia in consideration of 125 pounds common current money of Maryland paid by John Webster of PGCo has sold 60 acres being her part of a tract called "Atheys Choice" devised by Thomas Athey late of PGCo, deceased to his three daughters Mary Athey, Sarah Athey, and Lucy Athey. Signed Richard Staige, Sarah Staige in the presence of Alice Hawkins, Ann Hanson, George Lee and acknowledged before George Lee, Thomas Clagett
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 69. At the request of John Webster the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1780
      Indenture made July 15, 1779; Mary Athey of Virginia in consideration of 50 pounds common current money of Maryland paid by John Webster of PGCo has sold 60 acres being her part of a tract called "Atheys Choice" devised by Thomas Athey late of PGCo, deceased to his three daughters Mary Athey, Sarah Athey, and Lucy Athey. Signed Mary Athey in the presence of and acknowledged before Luke Marbury, Thomas Clagett

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