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

Mary Coolidge

Female Aft 1732 - 1813  (< 79 years)


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  • Name Mary Coolidge 
    Born Aft 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Dec 1813  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021228  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2020 

    Mother Mary MNU Coolidge,   d. Aft 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Judson Coolidge Burgess,   b. Aft 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years)
     2. Richard Burgess,   b. Aft 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years)
     3. Elizabeth Burgess
     4. Mary Coolidge Burgess,   b. Bef 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F12963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber TT; 1813-1817; Keddie; folio 62

      MARY BURGESS "being sick and weak in body ..." 01/03/1813; 12/08/1813

      Bequeaths to:
      1. Benjamin Spriggs --son-in-law
      -to have a mourning ring at the cost of$5.00
      2. Mary Sprigg --granddaughter
      Eliza Burgess Sprigg --granddaughter
      Julia Maria Sprigg --granddaughter
      -to have $30.00 to be laid out in plate as they may choose in case
      they may live until they are 16 but should any ofthem die before coming
      of age 16, then that share to be divided among the survivors and if they
      all die before coming of age 16, then to return to the testatrix's personal estate
      3. Richard Burgess --son
      -to have the residue of the testatrix's estate
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses: James A. Magruder
      John M. Hepburn
      Then came: John Hepburne
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 199 JUDSON COOLIDGE 09/1 5/1784 11/17/1784
      "being sick and weak in Body - -
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Samuel Coolidge --son
      -to have testator's dwelling plantation called "Strawberry Hill" w/ all the adjoining lands purchased from Thomas Clagett, David Craufurd, and the lands purchased from William Wilcoxen and Thomas Wilcoxen and. also to have 100 acres of land purchased from Benjamin Berry and his wife
      -to have Negro man "Malt" and Negro woman "Bett" and her 7 children:" Ben" "Jenny" "Isaac" "Toney" "Ned" "Billy" and "Sall"
      -to have all of testator's stock of cattle, horses, sheep and hogs that may be cm the plantation purchased from William Wilcoxen along w/ all the plantation utensils thereon
      -to have testator's gold watch and sell, books and wearing apparel
      2.. Margaret Coolidge --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Perry" Negro woman "Henny" and her three children: "Providence" "John" and "Nancy"
      -to have the old bay mare which she always claimed
      3. Mary Burgess --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Ned" Negro women "Sarah" "Cloe" and Negro girl "Sall"
      4. Elizabeth Coolidge --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Scotland" Negro woman "Flora" and her child "Charley" and Negro girl "Cate."
      -testator's daughters named as exectrixes of the will and instructed that they are to sell at Public vendue to the highest bidder by the vendue master at the Coffee House in Baltimore Town for real money 2 certificates for 2 tracts of land lying in Washington County cont. 639-1/2 acres and the money from the sale to be applied to testator's debts
      -remainder of the personal estate on dwelling plantation, household furniture, plate alter debts are paid to be divided among testator's daughters share and share alike
      5. Richard Burgess --son-n-law
      -to have the guardianship of testator's son during his minority
      Witnesses: Benjamin Brooke:
      John Read Magruder
      Richard Frazier
      Then came: the three daughters Mary Burgess, Margaret Coolidge and Elizabeth Coolidge who refused to act as executrixes of the will and assigned their right to Singleton Wootten and Richard Burgess
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 339 RICHARD BURGESS 10/15/1793 12:10/1793
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Burgess --wife
      -to have for her widowhood Negroes: -Davey" "Esther- Cloe Nell- -Mace" and "Hercules"
      -to have the mahogany chairs. round mahogany tea table. and I card table. now in testator's large room, desk, bookcase, clock, and a large mahogany dining table now in the parlor, 2 beds and film., and all table linen and kitchen furniture arid at her death or marriage to be divided among all of testator's children
      2. Judson Coolidge Burgess --son
      -to have the tract of land called "Westphalia" at widow's decease on the condition that he pay to testator's son Richard's 1/2 of the value of the lands when Richard comes of age
      3, Richard Burgess --son
      -to have 1/2 of the value of the land when he arrives at age 21 and after widow's decease.:
      -to have 1/2 of the said tract of land should Judson refuse to pay the value thereof
      -should widow elect to have her right of dower, then both sons to give proportionate share of the land
      -to have testator's watch
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among all of testator's children (unnamed)
      4. John Magruder Burgess --brother
      -named executor along w/ testator's widow
      Witnesses: Samuel Hepburn, Humphrey Belt, Joseph Sprigg Belt
      Then came: Samuel Hepburn and Humphrey Belt
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 575 JUDSON COOLLIDGE BURGESS 07107/1804 10/01/1804
      "being of Sound Disposing mind and perfect memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Burgess --mother
      -whereas testator's father Dr. Richard Burgess died seized of a tract of land or parcel called "Westphalia" and by his will devised the same to testator with the condition that testator pay to his brother Richard 1/2 of the value of the land upon his coming of age testator devises the interest therein to the land for her natural life
      -to have all the rest of testator's estate including back rents that may be due testator -named executrix of the will
      2. Eliza Burgess --sister
      Mary Burgess --sister
      -after mother's decease to have the land left to him by the will of his father
      Witnesses: Humphrey Belt
      Francis Magruder
      Thomas Ramsey Hodges. Jr.
      Then came: Humphrey Belt and Francis Magruder
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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