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

Walter Dyson

Male 1769 - 1816  (46 years)


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  • Name Walter Dyson  [1
    Born 24 Oct 1769  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1816  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031813  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 

    Father Bennett Dyson,   b. 13 Aug 1745, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Winifred Chunn,   b. Abt 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 27 Jan 1765  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda Dent,   b. 22 Jan 1780, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1847, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1796  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bennett Dyson,   b. 1793, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years)
     2. William Hatch Dent Dyson,   b. Between 1800 and 1810, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     3. John Dyson,   b. Bef 1812, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1837, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     4. Judith E. Dyson,   b. Bef 1815, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1837, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)
     5. Richard H. Dyson,   b. Bef 1815, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. George Washington Dyson,   b. 1815, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F40380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • admin of Justin Burch 1804 inventory
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 442.
      Walter Dyson, Will, April 13, 1812; February 12, 1816
      I, Walter Dyson of CC, having been for three or four years past afflicted with great bodly infirmities and still continuing in nearly the same situation and seeing no prospect of amendment;
      Item: I give and bequeath unto my Executrix and Executors for and during the term of 15 years from the date hereof, all my estate both real personal and mixed for the following uses and purposes; first for debts and secondly for the maintenance and education of my present children. And after, to divide what personal property remains, 1/3 to wife Lucinda and residue to children.
      Item: Whereas my grandmother Ann Dyson has made a will in which it is provided that her land containing between 80 and 90 acres and a negro named Sam shall fall to my son Bennet after my death in exclusion of my other children; and my wish is that all my children should be on equal footing, it is my wish my son Bennet shall let the legacy remain in common on this sole condition that my wife shall and will put into the common stock, all the money arising from her part of her fathers land in Carolina now unsold and will sell the same at the time pointed out in her fathers will.
      Item: and whereas I have and interest in the estate of my uncle the late Colonel John Chunn of Fauquier County Virginia, shall sell the same provided they sell it not less than 504 dolllars.
      Item: whereas my son Bennet is now in the study of medicine and it will be necessary after the completion of such study for him to attend the medical lectures one season at Philadelphia or Baltimore, I desire that he shall be furnished at least with the sum of 300 dollars our of any funds belonging to my estate and accounted for at final distribution.
      Executors: wife Lucinda Dyson and Hatch Dent Dyson
      Signed: April 13, 1812 Walter Dyson
      Wit: James B. Latimer, Thomas Amery, George Dyson
      mm note: wife was Lucinda Dent, d/o Rev Hatch Dent and Judith Poston
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 433.
      John Johnson Jr., Will, December 31, 1806; Jun 10, 1807
      I, John Johnson of CC, being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind;
      To brother Alexander Johnson, all my lands and appurtenances thereonto with the proviso that he render and pay my wife Ann Johnson during her life, of the annual rents. If my brother should think proper to repair and old mill now on the premises, that the profits therefrom arising shall not be considered as any part of the rents.
      To wife {Ann} two negro women, both by the name of Rachel. Also 1 feather bed and furniture, and 1 cow.
      To Alexander Joseph Johnson, son of my brother Alexander Johnson, one gun.
      To father John Johnson, 8 dollars cash to be disposed of in any charitable way.
      Executor: brother Alexander Johnson
      Signed: December 31, 1806 John Johnson
      Wit: Walter Dyson, Theophilus Davis, John S. Brawner
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County, Maryland; CCLR N #4.3

      Bill of Sale 17th Dec 1792
      I Daniel Murphey have assigned sold and made over and do assign sell unto Walter Dyson Administrator of Bennet Dyson late of Charles County deceased the following three negroes viz: one negro woman Jin 35 yrs of age; one negro girl Teresa about fifteen yrs of age, one negro girl Halah about seven yrs of age acknowledging to have received the quantity of Three thousand pounds of crop Tobacco with interest from March 1782 and all legal costs that have accrued in consequence of a suit brought against said Daniel Murphey by Bennet Dyson deceased in his life time for the above three thousand pound of Crop Tobacco for said Negroes and myself therewith fully satisfied and paid In Consideration whereof I hereby warrant and for ever defend the said negroes to the said Walter Dyson Administrator of Bennet Dyson and his Heirs assigns all manner of persons whatsoever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 5th day of December 1792.
      Daniel Murphey
      Wit: Alexr McPherson
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 3. Bill of sale. I, Daniel Murphey of CC, have sold to Walter Dyson, administrator of Bennet Dyson, late of CC, decd, 3 Negroes: a Negro woman named Jin, about 35 years old; a Negro girl named Teresa, about 15 years old; a Negro girl named Halah, about 7 years old. I acknowledge to have received 3000 lbs tobacco with interest thereon from Mar, 1782 and all legal costs that have accrued because of a suit brought against sd Daniel Murphey by Bennet Dyson decd, his lifetime for the afd 3000 lbs of tobacco for sd Negroes. Signed Dec 5, 1792 - Daniel Murphey. Wit - Alexr McPherson*. Recorded Dec 17, 1792.
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      Charles County Land Records 1799-1801; Liber IB-3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 182.
      At the request of Walter Dyson, the following Division was recorded April 4, 1800
      We Walter Dyson and Matthew Stone of CC having land adjoining to each other and being desirous of obviating all disputes that might happen and under pain of forfeiting 50 pounds current money bind ourselves to abide by the following division by us mutually made before and in presence of these witnesses. Beginning at a locust post standing on the south side of the White Oak Swamp, the third boundary of "Eagleton" to the beginning of a piece of land sold by James Swann Sr. to Samuel Love and by Samuel Love to Bennet Dyson father to said Walter Dyson. Signed Walter Dyson, Matthew Stone on March 26, 1800 in the presence of Philip Swann, Benjamin Swann

  • Sources 
    1. [S044738] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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