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

Anne Teresa Sansbury

Female Abt 1777 - 1848  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Anne Teresa Sansbury  [1
    Born Abt 1777  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1848  Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I054026  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Isaac Sansbury,   b. 1732, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Blacklock,   b. 1744, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married Aft 1760  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ignatius Boone,   b. Abt 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1815, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1805  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rosella Anne Boone,   b. 1803, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1835, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     2. Jane Maria Boone,   d. Aft 1829, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F27429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bennett Gwynn,   b. 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1826, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1819  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F21295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 215.
      Isaac Sansbury (Sandsberrie) - Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Dec 16, 1793.
      Negro man Jerry (25 years, subject to sore eyes). Negro boys: Joseph (17), Andrew (14). Negro women: Dinah (45), Henney (16) , Nan (13). Negro girl Denney (5).
      Total amount: 544.0.5.
      Signed - Will'm Tyler, Jeremiah Dyer.
      in Anntreasa Sandsberrie, Susanna Sandsberrie.
      [Creditors] : Bowie & Boone, William Foard Jr.
      CC, May 19, 1794. Then came Mary Sansbury & Samuel Sansbury, administrators, & made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 462.
      Susanna Sansbury, August 20, 1797; August 23, 1798
      I, Susanna Sansbury of CC being of perfect mind and memory
      To sister Mary Sansberrie, all my right title and claim to the personal estate of my father Isaac Sandsberrie; also all the money that I have due on bond notes or open accounts, namely a note of hand that I have of Samuel Sandsberie.
      Executor: none
      Signed: August 20, 1797 Susanna (her mark) Sandsberrie
      Wit: Samuel Sansberrie, Ann Sandsberrie
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 521.
      Nicholas Blacklock, August 8, 1799; September 30, 1799
      I, Nicholas Blacklock of CC being sick and weak of body but of sound disposing mind and memory
      Item: To my eight children, to wit; Benjamin, Nicholas Frederick, John Weems, Robert Sidney, Mary Anne, Elizabeth Maria and Elizabeth Cawood {all underage}; all my estate divided equally. My executors shall keep an accurate and separate account against each child's part of my estate of all necessary expenditures in schooling, clothing, and raising my children to the years of maturity, doctors' bills excepted.
      Item: Whereas my son Benjamin will arrive at the lawful age on the twenty day of August 1808, who will then be entitled to his share and dividend of my estate and as the same cannot be justly ascertained without a sale, I desire that my Executors sell all my estate at public sale soon after August 28, 1808 and he sum be on three years credit and the interest collected annually. Son, Benjamin shall not receive any part of the principal until age 24 yrs.
      Item: It is also my will that my Executors shall employ an overseer to manage my plantation and labours theron and return an account of the decrease / increase of negroes and stock yearly on December 11th.
      Item: It is my will that my sons be bound to some good trade or business, and that children be brought up in the Roman Catholic Religion and that they be under the care and attention of Teresa Sansberrie (governess).
      Item: It is my will that my half of the tobacco debt due by myself and Stephen Cawood to Moses Cawood be paid in due time by my Executors.
      Item: It is my will that the negroes being my property now in the possession of James Gantt be released to him in case he pays into the hands of my executors, the sume of 500 pounds current money within the course of the present year. Otherwise my Executors to take such steps to recover the said negroes and the hire thereof for the use of my children.
      Item: I give to Mildred Thompson, the annual sum of twenty dollars for the term of ten years. Also, a sufficiency of corn out of my mill for herself and her children during this term.
      Item: Whereas I have directed the sale of my lands in 1808, yet some of my children will not be then at age, it is my will that if my mansion house and the lands thereunto adjoining should be then sold at the discretion of my executors, that all children not of full age (and single daughters) are to have the liberty of returning and living on my land in Prince George's County on Mattawoman, on the west side of the road that leads from New Troy to Piscataway. Executors are requested to see that a house be built in Prince George's County for my children and that they are furnished will all things necessary to subsist on.
      Item: If the land in Mattawoman Swamp (lying between my lands) the property of the heirs of William Claggett shall be at any time offered for sale, It is my will that my Executors purchase it for the use of my estate, provided that it can be done from the clear proceeds of my estate or from the sale of any surplus stock.
      Item: I hereby release the land I purchased at the sale of Charles Maddox's property be released to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: If George Page will secure the payment of his debt with me by the first day of January 1811 and will pay the interest thereon annually to my executors, it is my will that he shall be indulged for the payment thereof until that period.
      Item: It is my will that John Lovejoy be released from the payments of his bond with me, and that the bond be cancelled.
      Item: Whereas Benjamin Cawood one of my executors is poor and needy, it is my will and I do hereby authorize and vest John Spalding my other executor with full power to let and lease unto Benjamin Cawood for and during the term of his natural life, the public house and lot at the place called New Troy (that he now occupies) if he chooses to accept the yearly rent of five shillings current money; also he may enclose 8 or 10 acres of the adjoining land, also the liberty of getting firewood, rail timber and fruit from my orchard. Executors to repair and improve the house and lot at the expense of the estate in the following manner; underpin the house with brick and finish the cellar, build a kitchen with a brick chimney, build a small corn and meat house, a small dairy and a common horse stable. It is also my will that Benjamin Cawood have the use of a young negro woman, likewise the use of two feather beds and furniture, one square table and half a dozen flag chairs during the term of his natural live.
      Item: If one or both of my executors die or otherwise prevented to act agreeably to the trust reposed in them, it is my will that Samuel Sansberrie and Nicholas Young shall fill the vacancy.
      Executor: Benjamin Cawood, John Spalding
      Signed: August 8, 1799 Nicholas Blacklock
      Wit: Joseph Marbury, Thomas B. Clements, Nicholas Sandsberrie
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 115.
      Isidore Sansberrie, Will, August 24, 1820; September, 18, 1820
      I, Isadore Sansberrie of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To sister Terecy Gwynn, all the silver plate that I possess and 100 dollars to by her mourning.
      To Rosettia Boon, negroes Catherine, Frederick and Jany, 3 feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, 1 walnut desk, cherry dining table and 100 dollars. And if she should die w/o heir then to her 3 brothers, Augustus Boon, George Boon and Nicholas Boon.
      To Reverend Robert Angier, 20 dollars.
      To Edward Jenkins my great waistcoat and pantaloons all ready made and my hat.
      To William Acton, 10 dollars annually during his life paid by my brother Thomas B. Sansberrie.
      To Edward Curtain, my great coat and one suit of my course clothes.
      To Kitty Booth, a free woman of colour, the house where she now lives and the lot that is inclosed during her life, and then to my brother Thomas B. Sansberrie.
      Item: it is my will and I do direct that the four children of Kitty Booth that is bound to me namely; Leonard, Amelia, George, and Ann, shall be released from bondage as they arrive to the year of maturity.
      Item: my executors to examine my papers and if no receipt can be found for one hogshead of tobacco which Leonard Mudd says is yet due the heirs of Roswell Mudd for one years hire of negro Ben, then I devise that they pay two hogsheads of tobacco to said heirs within two years from my decease.
      To brother Thomas B. Sansberrie all the residue of my estate both real and personal, with this proviso only, that I reserve to my sister Terecy Gwynn, in case Bennett Gwynn should dye first, the priveldge of making house where I now dwell her home at any time and a sufficient support from my estate.
      Executors: brother-in-law Bennett Gwynn and brother Thomas B. Sansberrie
      Signed: August 24, 1820 Isidere Sansberrie
      Wit: James Robinson, Theodore Dyer, A. J. P. Boarman

      ===
      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      CCLR 1 B 2.203
      At the request of Samuel Sandsberrie the following Deed Was recorded this 15th day of August Anno Domini 1797 This Indenture made this 15th day of July in the Year of our Lord God One thousand Seven hundred and Ninety Seven Between Ann Teresa Sandsberrie and Susanna Sandsberrie both of Charles County in the State of Maryland of the One Part and Samuel Sandsberrie of Same County State aforesaid of the other Part witnesseth Whereas Isaac Sandsberrie late of Charles County father to the aforesaid Samuel Sandsberrie and Ann Teresa Sandsberrie and Susanna Sandsberrie died Intestate and possest with the following Tracts of Land to witt Stephans Hope part of New Little wood forrest and part of a Tract of Land Called The Tan Yard Also Some vacant Land added to the aforesaid Tracts of Land by a Special warrant of resurvey by which means the whole of the real property of Isaac Sandsberrie became the Right and Estate of Samuel Sandsberrie Ann Teresa Sandsberrie Susanna Sandsberrie Nicholas Sandsberrie Charity Sandsberie Mary Sandsberrie Elizabeth Sandsberrie Isidore Sandsberrie and Thomas Sandsberrie children to the aforesaid Isaac Sandsberrie Now This Indenture witnesseth that the said Ann Teresa Sandsberrie and Susanna Sandsberrie for and in Consideration of the Sum of fifty pounds Current Money to them in hand paid the Receipt whereof they the said Ann Teresa Sandsberrie and Susanna Sandsberrie doth hereby acknowledge they the said Ann Teresa Sandsberrie and Susanna Sandsberrie hath given Granted bargained Sold Aliened and Confirmed and by These Presents doth give grant bargain Sell alien and Confirm unto the Said Samuel Sandsberrie his heirs and Assigns forever all their the said Ann Teresa Sandsberries and Susanna Sandsberries Right Title Claim Interest and demand of in and to the aforementioned tracts or Parcels of Land lying and being in Charles County and Partly in Prince Georges County let the Same be more or less together with all the rights profits and privileges thereunto belonging or in any way Appertaining to have and to Hold the Said Parts or Parcels of Land and Premises and every Part thereof with the appainances unto the Said Samuel Sandsberrie his heirs & Assigns the the only proper use and behoof of the Said Samuel Sandsberrie His heirs and Assigns forever And they Ann Teresa Sandberrie and Susanna Sandberrie for them and their heirs the said Parts or Parcels of Land and Premisses and every Part and Parcel thereof with the Appurtainces against them and their heirs and against all and every other person or Persons demands whatsoever to the said Samuel Sandsberrie his heirs and Assigns Shall warrant and forever defend In Witness whereof the above Ann Teresa Sandsberrie and Susanna Sandsberrie hath hereunto Set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and Year above written
      Ann Tres Sandsberrie seal
      Susanna Sandsberrie seal

      Sealed and delivered
      in Presence of
      Alexr McPherson Jo. Marbury

      on the back of the aforegoing Deed was thus written to wit
      July 15th 1797 Then Received of Samuel Sandsberrie the Sum of fifty five Pounds Current Money being the Consideration within mentioned
      Ann Treas Sandsberrie
      Susanna Sandsberrie

      Charles County July 15th 1797 Then Came Ann Teresa Sandsberrie & Susanna Sandsberrie before us the Subscribers two of the Justices of the Peace for the County aforesaid and Acknowledged the within Lands and Premises to be the right of the within mentioned Samuel Sandsberrie his Heirs and Assigns According to the true intent and meaning of the within Deed and the Act of Assembly in Such Cases made & Provided Alexander McPherson
      Jo. Marbury

  • Sources 
    1. [S044737] Across the Years in Prince George's County, 345.
      Across the Years in Prince George's County, 345. this citation is wrong Bennett Gwinn married a Sansberrie not an Elder

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