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

Nathan Summers

Male Bef 1750 - Aft 1791  (> 43 years)


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  • Name Nathan Summers 
    Born Bef 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1791  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I055285  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 

    Father John Summers,   b. Bef 1720, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Moore,   b. Abt 1724, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Bef 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Nathan Summers,   b. Abt 1770, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F43796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 125 NATHANIEL SUMMERS 02/03/1784 03/31/1784
      "being weak of Body . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Rawlings --sister
      -to have 1 cow to her and to her son 1 yearling which came of the said cow
      2. Nathan Summers --brother
      -to have 1 cow and to his son 1 yearling that came of the said cow,
      3, Josias Summers --brother
      -to have I hogshead of crop tobacco.
      4. John Summers --nephew (son of Josias)
      -to have 1 yearling
      5. Henrietta Summers --sister -to have testator's horse "Sinclair" and a hogshead of crop tobacco
      6. Namonah Summers --sister -to have testator's mare "Pep" and 1 hogshead of crop tobacco
      7. Levin Summers --brother
      -to have Negro boy "Patrick"
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses; William Moodie
      Gerald Darnall
      Then came the two 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 WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 243 JOHN SUMMERS, planter 11/18/1783 11/30/1786
      "being weak of Body
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Zadock Summers --grandson
      -to have 100 acres of land where testator now has a quarter
      2. Josias Summers --son
      -to have all the remainder of the tract or parcel or land al testator's quarter called "Outlet Addition" and "Child's Portion"
      3. Nathan Summers --son
      -to have the sum of 275 pounds 19 shillings 6 pence specie which is in the hands of
      Mr. Tilghman Hilliary and for which testator has his bond
      4. Levan Summers --son (youngest son)
      -to have 15 pounds per year for his natural life and to be paid to him annually by executors out of the income of the plantation whereon testator now lives. But "should a Reformation of Life take place in him and his conduct be amended on the judgement of his Friends & Neighbours" then to have that 1/2 of the land whereon testator now lives
      5. Elizabeth Summers --wife -she and testator's grandson Nathan Summers to have the other of the land whereon testator now lives w/ all houses, improvements, etc. for the natural life of testator's wife and at her decease or should she remarry, then to be sold and the proceeds from the sale to he divided among testator's three sons
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among testator's children and widow --by contract to have a child's portion
      6. Mary Rawlins --daughter
      Flizabeth Wigfield -daughter
      Henrietta Darnall --daughter
      Anna Hurley --daughter
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among testator's children and widow to have 1 child's portion as per contract,
      7. Aron Rawlins
      -named executor along w/ testator's son Nathan
      Witnesses: Joseph Messenger, John Osbourn, John Darcey
      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 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 319. At the request of Nathan Summers the following Deed was recorded November 6, 1790
      Indenture made November 6, 1790; Whereas by the last will and testament of John Summers, deceased, father of Josias Summers and grandfather to Nathan Summers bequeathed the land left to be possessed by the widow and after her decease or marriage be sold and the money to be divided equally amongst Nathan Summers, Levin Summers and Josias Summers; and whereas Josias Summers has sold to Nathan Summers (s/o Nathan Summers) all his right to the aforesaid legacy. Now this indenture witnesseth that Josias Summers in consideration of the premises and 55 pounds specie current money of Maryland paid by Nathan Summers doth quit claim to him to the aforesaid lands. Signed Josias Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 322. At the request of Nathan Summers the following Deed was recorded November 6, 1790
      Indenture made September 25, 1790; Whereas by the last will and testament of John Summers, deceased, father of Levin Summers bequeathed the land left to be possessed by the widow and after her decease or marriage be sold and the money to be divided equally amongst Nathan Summers, Levin Summers and Josias Summers; and whereas Levin Summers has sold to Nathan Summers all his right to the aforesaid legacy. Now this indenture witnesseth that Levin Summers in consideration of the premises and 45 pounds specie current money of Maryland paid by Nathan Summers doth quit claim to him to the aforesaid lands. Signed Levin Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before Rd Cramphin, Erasmus Gantt
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 71. At the request of Nathan Summers and Levin Summers the following Survey and Platt was recorded November 17, 1791
      Whereas John Summers, deceased did by his last will and testament bequeath half of the land he lived on to his son Levan Summer consisting of "Hour Glass", "Covert" and "Gray Eagle Enlarged"; and whereas the parties in possession of the land, vizt; Leven Summers, Nathan Summers and Gerrard Darnall have mutually agreed to their being located and devided agreeable to the will. I hereby certify that I have carefully surveyed and laid off the land and find them to contain as follows; The part of "Grey Eagle Enlarged" heretofore conveyed by Levan Summers to Gerrard Darnall contains 172 acres; the parts of "Covert" contains 207 acres; and the "Hour Glass" contains 36 acres, in the whole 415 acres. I also certify that in the presence of the parties divided the land agreeable to the will. "Levan Summers part consisting of 172 acres part of "Grey Eagle Enlarged" as expressed in a deed from Frank Leeke and Anne Leeke his wife to John Summers and 35 acres part of "Covert" beginning on the second line heretofore conveyed by Benoni Price to John Summers for the total of 207 acres; Nathan Summers part containing 64 acres the remainder of "Covert" heretofore conveyed by Benoni Price to John Summers , the part of "Covert" conveyed by Nathaniel Offutt to John Summers containing 107 acres and 36 [sic 35 ] acres of "Hour Glass for the total of 207 acres.
      Note 1; as the part of "Grey Eagle Enlarged" was conveyed to Gerrard Darnall it was not necessary to insert a plot of it.
      Note 2; Calverton [Keverton] Edge on elder survey which takes away part of "Covert" (shown on plot as bordering "Covert" and "Hour Glass")
      Surveyed November 12, 1791 by John Oakley, surveyor PGCo. The above division was made at our request and we declare ourselves fully satisfied. 'Jarret Darnall', 'Levin Summers', 'Nathan Summers'

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