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

Elizabeth Massey Hanson

Female 1745 - Aft 1795  (> 51 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Elizabeth Massey Hanson  [1
    Born 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1795  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I059814  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2019 

    Father John Hanson,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tyler,   b. 7 Jul 1713, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1795, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Anderson,   b. Abt 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F01321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Walter Judge Hanson,   b. 11 Mar 1711/12, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1794, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1783  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F01007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • marriage to walter hanson unproven ... newman does not elaborate on who the parents if Elizabeth Hanson are.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 242.
      Walter Hanson Sr., May 1, 1794; December 1, 1794
      I, Walter Hanson of CC being far advanced in years and infirm of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory
      Item: whereas my trusty and sincere friend Mr. Henry Barnes did by virtue of a power of attorney from me resurvey and lay of{f} into different parcels my part of the mannor of Friendship and did by virtue of the same power sell and dispose of the same one part to George Edelin and another to John Ford and took their bonds for the payment of the purchase money part of which bond are still unpaid and whereas before I had granted my power of attorney to Mr. Barnes I sold to Benjamin Cawood part of the said Mannor and took his bond part of which bond remains also still unpaid now it is my will and desire and hereby empower Mr. Henry Barnes to take into his management the whole matter of these land affairs and grant sufficient deeds and conveyances to the said George Edelin, John Ford and Benjamin Cawood to all and every of them so soon as they severally pay in the purchase money or sooner if the judges it reasonable upon their giving such further security as he the said Mr. Barnes thinks necessary.
      Item: I give to my son Hoskins Hanson all my family and other pictures and all my wearing apparel and desire that neither of these articles should be appraised in my estate.
      Item: I give devise and bequeath to my son Samuel Hanson the plantation whereon he now lives being part of His Excellency's Gift and part of Mr. Daniel Jenifer's land I had in exchange for part of His Excellency's Gift it being all the land I have lying on the north side of the main road that leads from Portobacco towards Nanjemoy. I also give him a negroe girl called Teresia daughter of Nell.
      Item: I give to my son William Hanson one hundred acres of land I bought of William Middleton being part of Tompson Town and one hundred acres of land I bought of John Chandler adjoining or supposed to be adjoin to the afore mentioned land bought of William Middleton.
      Item: After my wife Elizabeth Hanson marriage contact with me is fully complied with and after all my debts are paid and after my friend Mr. Henry Barnes is fully satisfied for all the trouble and expense he has been at on my account then I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my personal estate to my son William Hanson.
      Executor: Henry Barnes
      Signed: May 1, 1794 Walter Hanson
      Wit - Mungo Muschett, Jannet Muschett, David Stone
      Codicil: Whereas by the marriage contract mentioned in the said will that the increase of the negroes brought by my wife was to return to her with the principal to prevent any disputes after my decease, I give and bequeath to my said wife Elizabeth Hanson all the increase the wrenches negroe Kate and negroe Sall now has and may hereafter have anything in the said will to the contrary notwithstanding and I further declare that if my son William should depart this life before me then and in that case my executor before mentioned make sole of the lands devised to my son Samuel Hanson.
      Signed: May 21, 1794 Walter Hanson
      Wit - Mungo Muschett, Jannet Muschett, David Stone
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 301.
      Elizabeth Hanson Sr., January 1, 1795; November 3, 1795
      I, Elizabeth Hanson Senr. of CC being far advanced in years and infirm of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory
      To daughter Elizabeth Hanson, negroes; Jesse, Henney and her two children, Nancy (commonly called Patt) and Milly, two sows and calves, one young mare, six head of sheep and half the stock of hogs, the best bed and furniture, half a dozen best chairs, one bookcase, one chest drawers, one green chest, one large looking glass, and all my china, glass dels? and stoneware, two large pewter dishes, two ditto small, and half a dozen pewter plates, half the corn and other provisions and all my wearing apparel also two of the best tables.
      To son Henry Massey Hanson any surplus from the sale of the remaining part of my estate after payment of my debts.
      Executor: son Henry Massey Hanson
      Signed: January 1, 1795 Elizabeth (her mark) Hanson Senr.
      Wit: John Weems, Mary Smoot

      ===
      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 272. Marriage Contract. CC. Articles of Agreement, entered into this Oct 30, 1782 between Walter Hanson of CC, to Elizabeth Hanson of CC, There is shortly a marriage intended between sd Walter Hanson and Elizabeth Hanson. It is agreed that if Elizabeth outlives Walter, she shall have all the estate she possessed before sd marriage, and whatever her father thinks fit to bestow upon her afterwards, and shall have liberty to dispose of the same, and shall have one eighth of Walter's clear personal .estate, and may dispose of same as she shall think proper. Elizabeth agrees to forever quit any claim to any part of Walter's real estate, by dower or otherwise, by virtue of sd marriage, She also quit claims to any of Walter's personal estate except the eighth, as afd. Signed - Walter Hanson, Elizabeth Hanson. Wit - Walter Hanson Yst, Sarah H. Hanson. Proved on Mar 25, 1791 by witness Walter Hanson Yst before Henry Barnes*. Recorded May 26, 1791.
      ===
      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 493. Aug 30, 1792 from Walter Hanson of CC, to George Hargraves of CC, for 43 15 shillings, lot #5, described below. Sd Walter Hanson heretofore purchased of the State of Maryland, part of a tract of land called Friendship, being confiscated as British property, and did, on Jun 13, 1789, empower. Henry Barnes of CC, to survey, lay off, and dispose of part of ad land. Sd Henry Barnes, by virtue of ad power, had Friendship resurveyed by Theophilus Hanson, Surveyor of CC, and sd Barnes sold to sd Hargraves lot #5 in the plat of sd land, and gave his bond to convoy the same to ad Hargraves. The land is bounded by a line of Bellmount, containing about 35 [acres]. Signed - Walter Hanson. Wit - Richu Barnes*, Henry H Chapman*. Elizabeth Hanson, the wife of sd Walter Hanson, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 30, 1792.
      ===
      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 495. Aug 31, 1792 from Walter Hanson of CC, to Hezekiah Berry, (for background, see preceding deed], for 153 15 shillings, lot #2, lying in CC, bounded by Piney Run, the road from thence to Charles Town (commonly known as Portobacco in CC), containing about 123 acres. Signed - Walter Hanson. Wit - Richd Barnes*, Henry H Chapman*, Elizabeth Hanson, the wife of sd Walter Hanson, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 31, 1792.Elisabeth Massey 2.118 D PG 495.18.4 Nov 26 1758
      Sureties: Henry Acton, Edward Mailon.
      Legatees: Mary Hanson, children (unnamed) of William Tyler, children (unnamed) of Mary Batts.
      Distribution to: Elisabeth Hanson.
      Executor: John Hanson, Sr.
      ===
      contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller
      Charles County gentry : a genealogical history of six emigrants, Thomas Dent, John Dent, Richard Edelen, John Hanson, George Newman, Humphrey Warren, all scions of armorial families of old England who settled in Charles County, Maryland, and their descendants showing migrations to the South and West Washington D.C.: The author, 1940, 335 pgs.

      The will of his widow Elizabeth Hanson was dated May 31, 1795,
      and proved in Charles County, on Nov 30, 1795. She bequeathed
      negroes and other personalty to her daughter Elizabeth Hanson and the residue to her son Henry Massey Hanson whom she named as executor.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044883] Newman-Charles County MD Gentry.

Research Links  Find Elizabeth Massey Hanson at the following sites -

Ancestry records for Elizabeth Massey Hanson