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

Ruth Scarce

Female Aft 1790 -


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  • Name Ruth Scarce 
    Born Aft 1790  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I055291  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Nathan Scarce,   b. 1741,   d. 5 Dec 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Susanna Casteel,   b. 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 5 Dec 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Family ID F43690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 583 NATHAN SCARCE l l/08/1804 12/05/1804
      Bequeaths to:.
      1- Susanna Scarce --wife
      -to have all of testator's estate both real and persona] for her natural fife
      2. Rezin Scarce --son
      -to have all the tract of land called "Nathan's Meadows" whereon testator now lives--to have after widow's decease
      -to have I feather bed and testator's gun
      3. Sarah Summers --daughter
      -to have all the tract of land whereon she now lives for her natural life and after her decease to testator's son Rezin and testator's grandson Nathan S. Summers
      to be divided equally between them
      4. Nathan Summers --grandson
      -to have an equal division of the land left to testator's daughter Sarah after her decease
      5. Amelia Ann Dorsey --daughter
      -to have the sum of $4,013 current money
      6. Rebecca Summers --daughter
      Ruth Scarce --daughter
      -to have all the remainder of testator's estate to be divided between then,
      Witnesses; Francis Magruder
      Thomas R. Hodges, Jr.
      Josias Summers (mark)
      Then came: Francis Magruder and Josias Summer
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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