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

John Clagett

Male 1744 - 1815  (70 years)


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  • Name John Clagett 
    Born 7 Dec 1744  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jul 1815  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I044532  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 

    Father Thomas Clagett,   b. 1713, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1778, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Anne Magruder,   b. 1715, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Magruder,   b. 1 Jul 1748, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1764  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Offutt Clagett,   b. 1768, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1829, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Ninian Magruder Clagett,   b. 1 Jul 1779, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F24569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 699. At the request of John Clagett, Jr., Sarah Clagett & Martha Clagett the following Deed of Partition was recorded January 8, 1780
      Indenture tripartite between John Clagett, Jr. of Montgomery County, Maryland of the 1st part Sarah Clagett of PGCo of the 2nd part and Martha Clagett of PGCo of the 3rd part. Whereas Thomas Clagett, late of PGCo, deceased by his last will and testament bearing date August 5, 1737 and proved November 23, 1737 {this record references the wrong Thomas Clagett, it should be his grandfather Thomas Clagett whose will was dated July 25, 1701 and proved November 16, 1703} and recorded in Liber No. 20 folio 822 did bequeath to his son Richard Clagett 200 acres of land to be laid out of his tract called "Greenland" and lying back from the waterside in the freshes of Patuxent River containing and surveyed for 700 acres and to begin at the end of the land called "Weston" and did bequeath to his son John Clagett 200 acres to be laid out of the same tract of "Greenland" and to my loving wife Sarah Clagett, the remaining 300 acres of Greenland adjoining to the "Woodyard now in possession of Col. Henry Darnall and the surplus equally divided. And whereas by a late survey on Greenland the corrected courses and distances are given containing within the meets and bounds 757 acres, 57 acres of which is surplus and whereas by the recited will of Thomas Clagett the surplus land is to be equally divided between his sons Richard Clagett and John Clagett therefore the proportion of the surplus to each to be 16 acres. And that part allocated to Richard Clagett is now in possession of his son Edward Clagett in that part allocated to John Clagett did in his lifetime did by his last will and testament bearing October 11, 1768 bequeath to his three daughters and Clagett, Sarah Clagett and Martha Clagett all his estate equally divided and no division thereof made; and the said Ann Clagett dying intestate her brother Thomas Clagett claimed the 3rd part of Greenland as heir at law to his sister who by his last will and testament bearing date January 5, 1778 bequeath the said part of "Greenland" to his son John Clagett (the party to this tripartite indenture).
      Now this tripartite indenture witness that we John Clagett, Jr., Sarah Clagett and Martha Clagett by mutual consent and agreement have divided the aforesaid part of "Greenland" containing 216 acres in manner and form hereafter expressed each receiving 72-1/6 acres. In witness whereof we have hereunto et our hands and affixed our seals this August 10, 1779, John Clagett, Sarah Clagett, Martha Clagett in the presence of David Craufurd, Frank Leeke
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 701. At the request of John Smith Brookes the following D 72 acres eed was recorded January 8, 1780
      Indenture made August 11, 1779; John Clagett, Jr. of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 434 pounds 3 shillings currency paid by John Smith Brookes, merchant has sold 45-7/10 acres out of part of a tract called "Greenland" containing 72-1/6 acres his 3rd part of 216 acres lately divided between him and his two aunts, Sarah Clagett and Martha Clagett by a tripartite deed of partition bearing date August 10, 1779 and bounded by the main road that leads from a ford of Charles Branch commonly called Trumps Ford towards upper Marlborough Town. Signed John Clagett in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Frank Leeke
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 702. At the request of Sarah Clagett & Martha Clagett the following Deed was recorded January 8, 1780
      Indenture made August 11, 1779; John Clagett, Jr. of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 251 pounds 8 shillings and 8 pence currency paid by Sarah Clagett and Martha Clagett has sold 26 acres out of part of a tract called "Greenland" containing 72-1/6 acres his 3rd part of 216 acres lately divided between him and the said Sarah Clagett and Martha Clagett by a tripartite deed of partition bearing date August 10, 1779, 45-7/10th acres which part the said John Clagett this day sold and conveyed unto Mr. John Smith Brooke and the remainder of the said dividend or 3rd part is intended to be sold and conveyed unto the said Sarah Clagett and Martha Clagett and bounded by the main road that leads from a ford of Charles Branch commonly called Trumps Ford towards upper Marlborough Town. Signed John Clagett in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Frank Leeke