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

Jeremiah Edelen

Male Abt 1772 - Aft 1804  (~ 33 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Edelen 
    Born Abt 1772  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I055297  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 

    Father Thomas Edelen,   b. 12 Nov 1720, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1783, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Priscilla Clements,   b. 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1805, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Sarah Jenkins,   b. Abt 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 21 Jan 1807, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1792  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Sally & Jeremiah Edelen 2-11-1792
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F27987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 586 JOSEPH EDELEN 09/27/1804 12/11/1804
      Bequeaths to:
      1 Jeremiah Edelen --brother
      -to have Negro boy "Dary,"
      2. Charles Ozburn
      -to have testator's mare, saddle and bridte
      3 Jacob Edelen --brother
      -remainder of the estate to be divided with Jacob "& my child" and in case testator's child dies without issue, then Jacob to have the entire estate
      -named executor of the will and to act as guardian to testator's child (unnamed)
      Witnesses: Walter Edelen
      Dennis Osbourn
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Nolo: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 598 PRISCILLA EDELEN 1/26/1804 02/19/1805
      "BeLng Sick and weak in Body _ . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Osborn --daughter
      -to have 2 Negro women "Frances" and "Sophia"
      2. Jeremiah Edelen --son
      to have Negro girl "Celia"
      3. Eleanor Mitchell --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sicily"
      4. Jacob Edelen --son
      -to have Negro man "Jack" and 2 Negro girls "Kitty" "Mily"
      -to have 2 feather beds and furn,, 1 Sorrel mare
      -ELizabeth and Jacob to have the remainder of the estate -named executor of the will
      Witnesses; William MarshalL
      Leonard Jenkins
      Then camel Leonard Jenkins
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 234.
      Francis Edelen Sr., Will, May 18, 1822; January 17, 1823
      I, Francis Edelen Sr. of CC, being weak of body, but of sound mind and memory;
      To wife Martha Edelen, negroes; Jerry, Sarah, Menter, Hendley, Josias, Frank, Lewis, William and James forever, except James to nephew Harwood Edelen, son of Jeremiah Edelen.
      To wife Martha Edelen all the land whereon I now live being part of tract "Greens Inheritance" laying on Port Tobacco branch and on the south side. Containing 60 acres.
      Executor: wife Martha Edelen
      Signed: May 18, 1822 Francis Edelen
      Wit: Joseph Green, Stanislaus Coomes, Francis C. Green