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

John Somervell

Male 1726 - 1763  (36 years)


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  • Name John Somervell 
    Born 25 Nov 1726  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1763  Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033375  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father James Dr. Somervell,   b. 1694, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1750/51, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Sarah Howe,   b. 7 Sep 1693, Christ Church Parish, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1755, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1721/22  Christ Church, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      SUMERVILLE, JOHN, Calvert Co., merchant. 12 Dec, 1762; Feb, 1763
      To housekeeper Jannett Kent, one slave called Farmer.
      To bro. Alexander Somerville, warehouse and lott at St. Leonard's Creek Town.
      To bros. James and Alexander Somerville,
      Exs: Bros. James and Alexander Somerville.
      Wit: John Brome, John Bond, Samuel Hance, Samuel Gray. 31. 814
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      Mr. John Somervell 69.259 CA 470.15.11 Apr 19 1763 Oct 10 1766
      Appraisers: Roger Brooke, John Johnson (deceased by 21 March 1764).
      Appraisers (for additional inventory): Roger Brooke, James Duke.
      Creditors: Judson Coolidge attorney for Mr. John Buchanan, Charles Grahame attorney for James Russell of London.
      Next of kin: James Somervell Sarah Bourne.
      Executor: Alexander Somervell (late of Calvert County, merchant).
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      Dr. James Somervell 51.48 CA 1306.15.6 Dec 6 1751 Jun 23 1752
      Appraisers: James Duke, Gideon Dare.
      Creditors: Samuel Dare, John Gray Clifts.
      Next of kin: James Somervell, Alexander Somervell.
      Executors: John Somervell, Sarah Somervell
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      SOMERVELL, JAMES, Calvert Co. 13 Feb, 1750/51; 11 Mar 1750/1
      To grand-dau. Sarah Bourne, dau. of Jesse Bourn, decd, 1/7th pt. of personal estate.
      The same to descend to my own children: John, James and Alexander Somervell.
      Wife Sarah Somervell, and son John Somervell, exs.
      Wit: John Grayclifts, Joseph Johnson, Absolom Kent Johnson.
      Came witnesses: John Gray, Joseph Absolom Kent-Johnson and Absolom Kent. 28. 40
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      MACKALL, MARY, Calvert County, widow 2 Mar, 1752; 21 Mar, 1753
      To son John Mackall and hrs., land called "Horse Range," which was left me by dec' d. father Thomas* In case sd. John die without hrs., to son Benjamin Mackall.
      If James Mackall die, and John has the land where I live, which came by decd. husband James Mackall, then desire son Benj., shall have sd. land, "Horse Range."
      To son Benjamin, 100 pounds sterl.
      To dau. Mary Broome, slaves.
      To dau. Ann, slaves.
      Balance of estate to 5 children: Mary Broome, James, John, Benjamin and Anne Mackall.
      Son James, and John Broome, exs.
      Jno. Somervell, James Somervell, Alexander Somervell, March 21, 1753. 28. 482
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      John Duke 78.281 CA 492.19.3 Apr 4 1761 Jun 30 1762
      Appraisers: Parker Young Samuel Parran.
      Creditors: James Somervell, John & Alexander Somervell.
      Next of kin: James Duke Bazil Duke.
      Administratrix: Easter Buke.
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      Mr. Joseph Wilson, Jr. 78.264 CA 960.13.1 Jun 30 1762
      Appraisers: Roger Brooke, Isaac Clare.
      Creditors: James & Alexander Somervell Edward Wilson.
      Next of kin: Hillary Wilson, Thomas Wilson.
      Executrix: Mary Wilson.
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      Bennett Sollars 78.267 CA 77.12.8 Apr 7 1762 Aug 6 1762
      Appraisers: James Somervell, Edward Blackburn.
      Creditors: John & Alexander Somervell, Samuel Gray.
      Next of kin: Bazil Sollars, Anne Sollars.
      Executor: Gideon Turner
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      Gidion Dare 64.411 CA 893.2.4 Nov 27 1757 Aug 16 1758
      Appraisers: Samuel Parran, John Somervell.
      Creditors: Thomas Ireland, James Somervell.
      Next of kin: Samuel Dare, Gideon Dare.
      Executrix: Susanna Dare.
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      Mrs. Mary Mackall 57.154 CA 163.6.3 Oct 17 1753 Mar 30 1754
      Appraisers: Thomas Ireland, Jr. John Gray Clifts.
      Creditors: James St. Clair B. Mackall.
      Next of kin: John Somervell, James Somervell.
      Executors: James Mackall, John Brown.
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      Dr. James St. Clair 63.433 CA 10.19.9 1757 Aug 27 1757
      Appraisers: John Somervell James Somervell.
      Creditors: Charles Graham (administrator of James Ross), James Dowton.
      Next of kin: Mary Smith, John Hamilton.
      Administrator: John Gray Clifts.