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

Horatio Garrett

Male Abt 1782 - 1785  (~ 2 years)


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  • Name Horatio Garrett  [1
    Born Abt 1782  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between Jan 1784 and 1785  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I094988  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Allen Garrett,   b. 1754, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1784, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Mother Mary Barton Philpott,   b. 1 Nov 1762, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1823, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1779  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Research notes by Lee Philpott

      Will of Allen Garrett

      In the Name of God Amen I Allen Garrett of Frederick County in the State of Maryland Farmer, being verry Weak and in a low State of health but of Sound disposing mind and memory do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say I Give and recommend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God that gave it And my Body to the Earth from whence it came to be decently Interred at the discretion of my Executors And Touching such Worldly Estate withit (hath) Pleased God to bless me with I Will and Bequeath in the following Manner and form
      Item I Give and Bequeath to my beloved Son John Philpott Garrett part of a Tract or Lott of Land No 22 it being Part of the Maryland Tract lying and being in Frederick County in the State of Maryland and now under lease to Charles Philpott with Ten Acres of well Timbered Land to be Chose by my said Son out of any Part of my Land And Also Thirty Pounds Specie to be Levied and paid him out of my Estate when he Arrives at the Age of Eighteen And after the Expiration of Charles Philpotts Lease its my Will and Desire that the said Land may not be tended or Tented to any Person whatsoever or the timber by any means distroyed thereon And when my Said Son Arrives at the Age of Eighteen its my Will and desire that he Take Possession of the said Land
      Item I give and Bequeath to my Beloved Son Horatio Garrett Part of the Land I am Possessed with on the South Side of the Main Road leading from Harper's ferry to Frederick Town. Beginning at the falls of Potomak The falls being a little above the Bounded Tree of the Merryland Tract Also thirty Pounds Specie to be Levied and paid him when he Arrives at the Age of Eighteen at which time he is to Take Possession of the said Land
      Item I Give and Bequeath to my Beloved Wife Mary Barton Garrett the Remainder Part of my Land it being the Place where I now live and being Part of the Maryland Tract aforesaid during her life And after her Decease to be equally Divided Between my two Sons John Philpott Garrett and Horatio Garrett Also a Negro fellow Called Yarrow together with all my Personal Estate
      Lastly I do make and Constitute Mary Barton Garrett my said Wife Executrix of this my last Will and testament and I do hereby Utterly disallow Revoke and Disannull all and every other Testaments and Wills by me in any Wise before Named Willed and Bequeathed Ratifying and Confirming this to be my last Will and Testament
      In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this
      Seventeenth day of January 1784
      Signed Sealed Published and Pronounced by the said
      Allen Garrett
      Allen Garrett as his Last Will and Testament in Presence of us who have hereunto Subscribed Our Names
      Joseph Gwinen
      Charles Thomas Philpott
      Samuel Prather
      Frederick County March 20th 1784 Then came Mary Barton
      Garrett and made Oath that the aforegoing Instrument of
      Writing is the True and Whole Will and Testament of Allen
      Garrett late of Frederick County Deceased that hath come to
      her hands or Possession and that she doth not know of any
      Other
      Geo: Murdock Reg
      Frederick County May 20th 1784 Then Came Joseph Gwinn
      and Charles Thomas Philpott two of the Subscribing Witnesses to the aforegoing last Will and Testament of Allen Garrett
      late of Frederick County Deceased and made Oath on the holy
      Evangelists of Almighty God that they did see the testor
      therin Named Sign and Seal this Will and that they heard~
      him Publish Pronounce and Declare the same to be his
      Last Will and Testament that at the time of this so doing
      he was to the best of their Apprehensions of sound and disposing
      memory and Understanding and that they respectively~~~
      Subscribed their Names as Witnesses to this Will in the
      Presence and at the request of the Testator and that they
      did Also see Samuel Prather the Other Subscribing~~
      Witness Subscribe his Name as a Witness thereto in the
      Presence and at the request of the Testator and in the
      Presence of each Other~~~~ Geo:
      Murdock Regb

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  • Sources 
    1. [S750066] Western Maryland Genealogy, Vol 12., No. 3, July 1996.

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