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

Michael Litton

Male 1740 - 1819  (79 years)


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  • Name Michael Litton 
    Born 4 Apr 1740  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Sep 1819  Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I045129  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Father Caleb Litton,   b. 24 Aug 1678, Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1763, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Grace Burton,   b. 3 Apr 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1792, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1723  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • marriage to Grace Burton not proved
    Family ID F04339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tabitha MNU Litton,   b. Bef 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1762  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Tabitha Litton,   b. 14 Jan 1763, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Burton Litton,   b. 9 Sep 1764, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Caleb Litton,   b. 5 Dec 1768, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1850, Brentsville, Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. John Litton,   b. 12 Nov 1770, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1861, Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F24589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Montgomery County, Md Wills
      LETTON, MICHAEL LL f 117 26 Jun 1812
      L 3 p 47 3 Sep 1819
      Grandson: Vanwick Michael Letton, son of Ralph Letton - 1/2 of land 230 a.
      Grandson: Ninian Willett Letton
      Sons: Caleb, John, Michael, Ralph, Brice
      Daus: Tabitha Suter, Anna Maria Linsted, Sarah Smith, Ann Forseyth
      Ex: Son Brice Letton
      Wit: Lawrence O. Hoult, James Beall of James, Willy James
      Codicil dated 23 Aug 1819
      Friends: William Willson, Isaac Riley and James B. Higgins - trustees to grandsons if fathers decease before they are of age
      Dau-in-law: Harriot Letton, wife of Brice - land purchased from testator's dau. Tabitha Suter
      Grandsons: Burton Summers Letton, Reuben Pike Letton
      Wit: Adam Robb, Richard K. Watts, Willy Janes
      ===
      LETTON, CALEB, Frederick Co. 21 Apr, 1759; 12 May, 1763
      To wife Grace, 4 slaves.
      To son Michael Litton, 186 A. called Patry (Catry?); if he has no hrs., then to dau. Grace Litton (now Summers); in default of hrs., to my own right hrs.
      To children: Caleb, Grace Summers, John Litton and Johanna Hall, 5 s.
      Extx: Wife Grace.
      Wits Daniel Clary, Benj. Johnson, James Johnson, Thos. Butler. 31. 954
      ===
      WILLITT, Edward, Frederick Co. 05 Feb, 1772; 08 Apr, 1772
      Ex. wife Grace & Michal Litton.
      Children: Mary Litton, William, Ninnian.
      Granddaus. Elizabeth Riley and Elinor Riley daus. of Jeremiah Riley.
      Tracts: Scotland" and "Addition to Scotland."
      Wit: John Jones, Isaac Bucket, James Beall son of James. 38. 640
      ===
      Edward Willett 6.253 D FR 162.12.2 May 13 1773
      Sureties: Laurence ONeal, Robert Owen.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Riley, Eleanor Riley.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/2). Residue to (equally): William, Ninnen, Mary.
      Executor: Michael Litton
      ===
      Montgomery County, Md Wills
      WILLIT, GRACE L C f 5 21 Jul 1787
      L 1 p 244 15 Aug 1792
      Son: John Litton's hrs.
      Dau: Johanna Hall
      Son: Michael Litton
      Granddau: Elizabeth Richard, dau. of William Richard
      Grandchildren: children of Michael Litton
      Son-in-law: Benjamin Summers
      Exs: Michael Litton and grandson John Litton Summers
      Wit: James Beall, Richard Allesson

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