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

Aquilla Wheeler

Male 1754 - 1796  (42 years)


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  • Name Aquilla Wheeler 
    Born 1754  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1796  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I052739  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Ignatius Wheeler,   b. 14 Oct 1709, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Wheeler,   b. Bef 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1728  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Young,   b. Between 1758 and 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1778  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • WHEELER, Acquila & Elizabeth Young 2-26-1778
    Children 
     1. Samuel Wheeler,   b. Abt 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     2. Nancy Wheeler,   b. Abt 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F27261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Folio 120 WILLIAM YOUNG PG 05/20/1779 11/16/1779
      "tho weak in Body
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Eleanor Young --wife
      -to have testator's dwelling plantation beginning at the beginning tree of the said land and running thence to the end of 250 perches thence. . crossing the land thence . . . to have for her natural life
      -to have the remainder of the personal estate for her natural life and to dispose of as she pleases.
      2. William Young --son
      -at widow's decease to have the land left to her
      -to have 1/2 of a tract of land called "Wilson's Delay" cont. 204 acres
      -to have Negro boy "Tom" -to have Negro girl "Henne"
      -named executor of the will along w/ testator's son Abraham
      3. Abraham Young --son
      -should William die w/out heirs, then to have the land left to testator's widow after her decease
      -to have the remainder of the tract of land called "Knock" along w/ all that tract or parcel of land he is now possessed of lying on Wats Branch called "Partnership"
      -to have Negroes "Adam" "Cate" "Ana" and "Isaac"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn., 2 cows and calves
      4. John Young --son
      -to have the remainder of "Wilson's Delay" cont. 204 acres and the division between the two halves to remain the same
      5. Elizabeth Wheeler --daughter
      -to have Negroes "Rachel" "Bob" and "Sarah"
      -to have 25 pounds in cash
      6. Eleanor Wallace --daughter
      -to have Negro boy "James" which she now has in her possession
      7. John Wallace --son
      -to have Negro boy "George"
      8. Mary Wallace --granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Dafnie"
      9. Rebekah Magruder --daughter -to have 5 shillings
      10. Susannah Wallace --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings
      11. Sarah O'Neal --daughter
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings
      12. William Conn --grandson
      -to have the sum of 25 pounds
      13. Eleanor (Conn?) --granddaughter (sister of William)
      Jane (Conn ?) --granddaughter (sister of William)
      -to have the sum of 10 pounds each
      14. Walter Evans, Jonathan Slater
      -to help widow divide the estate should any differences arise
      Witnesses: Walter Evans, William Cossey (mark), Henry Berkley
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 109. At the request of Samuel Wheeler & Nancy Wheeler the following Deed of Gift was enrolled November 11, 1784
      Eleanor Young in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and do bear unto my beloved grandchildren, Samuel Wheeler and Nancy Wheeler children of Aquilla Wheeler as also for divers other good causes and considerations me hereunto moving have given by these presents unto Samuel Wheeler Negro boy Alexander and unto Nancy Wheeler Negro woman Clare and her child Flora. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this November 8, 1784, Eleanor Young in the presence of Walter Evans, Matthew Wingfield and acknowledged before Joshua Beall