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

John Wootton

Male Abt 1745 - 1773  (~ 28 years)

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  • Name John Wootton 
    Born Abt 1745  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1773  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I052672  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Father Turnor Wootton,   b. Abt 1695,   d. 25 Feb 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Family ID F10640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Frederick County
      Wootten, John; 1765; Wootten's Discovery; 122 ac; BC&GS#22 557.
      Folio 270 SINGLETON WOOTTON 07/12/1788 11/17/1788
      Bequeaths to:
      I, Thomas Sprigg Wootton -brother
      -to have all the land called "Free School" along w/all Negroes, stock, household and kitchen furniture at testator's now dwelling place
      -whereas testator has a Long standing account owed to Thomas testator desires that Thomas take 1/2 of the remainder of the estate to settle the same
      2, Turner Wootton --nephew
      -to have testator's lot of land adjoining Queen Anne cont. 18 acres w/ the store house and improvements thereon --the lot testator purchased from his brother John Wootton deceased, and paid for it but never had any deed for the same --testator's brother Richard who was executor to the will of John "must give , a Deed for the said Lott
      -to have the sum of 1500 pounds to be paid to him when he arrives at the age of 21 -to have 50 acres of land which was deeded to testator by his father Turner Wootton—the land testator sold to his deceased brother William T. Wootton and received payment for it but never deeded the said land until him
      3. Richard Wootton -brother
      -to have the lot of land adjoining Queen Anne Town
      -to have the tract of land which testator purchased Frain Thomas Henry Hall along w/ all Negroes and stock on the land
      -testator desirss that he and testator's brother Thomas Sprig, Wootton set free Negroes: "Water Jacob' "Katy" "Cesar" arid "Nay" and that they pay -Jacob" the sum of 50 pounds (and give him a decent horse, bridle and saddle and all of testator's wearing apparel and also that they pay "Katy' and "Cesar the stint of 20 pounds current money each and it is testator's will that they are to be free and at their liberty and whereas testator did not take into consideration "Rachel" as he considered her the property of his brother Thomas, but should it be otherwise, then she is to be free and at her liberty at testator's decease and Negro "Water Jacob' to be considered the property of
      brother Thomas and desires testator's brother "to be very kind to him he being a good and trusty Slave & the first I ever bought," Testator also desires that his brothers be "good to all my Negroes willed [hem & that they be kind in advise & to my four Negroes set free & endeavour to make them good & respected Citizens."
      4.. Mary Sprigg Wootton --niece
      -to have the sum of 500 pounds and to be paid annually the interest being 30 pounds per year, but should she marry without the approbation or her brother Turner or her
      uncles Thomas and Richard or should she die then the sum to testator's nephew Turner
      5. Miss Peggy Coolidge --friend
      -to have the sum of 200 pounds current money
      6, Samuel Judson Coolidge --friend
      -to have the sum of 50 pounds current money
      7. Edward Crabb--friend
      -to have the sum of 100 pounds current money
      8. Mrs. Ann Watkins --friend
      to have the stun of 50 pounds
      9. Widow of Thomas Hinton
      -to have the sum of 20 pounds current money
      Witnesses: Thomas Lansdale