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

Mary Coolidge Burgess

Female Bef 1788 -


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  • Name Mary Coolidge Burgess 
    Born Bef 1788  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I055260  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father Richard Burgess,   b. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Coolidge,   b. Aft 1732, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 79 years) 
    Married Aft 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Sprigg,   b. Bef 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mary C. Burgess & Benjamin Sprigg 12-26-1804
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F16924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 575 JUDSON COOLLIDGE BURGESS 07107/1804 10/01/1804
      "being of Sound Disposing mind and perfect memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Burgess --mother
      -whereas testator's father Dr. Richard Burgess died seized of a tract of land or parcel called "Westphalia" and by his will devised the same to testator with the condition that testator pay to his brother Richard 1/2 of the value of the land upon his coming of age testator devises the interest therein to the land for her natural life
      -to have all the rest of testator's estate including back rents that may be due testator -named executrix of the will
      2. Eliza Burgess --sister
      Mary Burgess --sister
      -after mother's decease to have the land left to him by the will of his father
      Witnesses: Humphrey Belt
      Francis Magruder
      Thomas Ramsey Hodges. Jr.
      Then came: Humphrey Belt and Francis Magruder
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber TT; 1813-1817; Keddie; folio 62

      MARY BURGESS "being sick and weak in body ..." 01/03/1813; 12/08/1813

      Bequeaths to:
      1. Benjamin Spriggs --son-in-law
      -to have a mourning ring at the cost of$5.00
      2. Mary Sprigg --granddaughter
      Eliza Burgess Sprigg --granddaughter
      Julia Maria Sprigg --granddaughter
      -to have $30.00 to be laid out in plate as they may choose in case
      they may live until they are 16 but should any ofthem die before coming
      of age 16, then that share to be divided among the survivors and if they
      all die before coming of age 16, then to return to the testatrix's personal estate
      3. Richard Burgess --son
      -to have the residue of the testatrix's estate
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses: James A. Magruder
      John M. Hepburn
      Then came: John Hepburne
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand

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