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

Catherine Ryan

Female Abt 1756 - 1840  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Catherine Ryan 
    Born Abt 1756  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Aug 1840  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103332  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 

    Father Ignatius Ryan,   b. Bef 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1807, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Ryan,   d. Aft 1807, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Norris,   b. Abt 1752, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1825, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1772  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ignatius Norris,   b. Bef 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1826 and 1827, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     2. John Ryan Norris,   b. Bef 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Norris,   b. Bef 1793, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1827, Baltimore City, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
     4. Anne Norris,   b. Abt 1793, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1818, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F26349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 217.
      Catharine Norris, Will, June 15, 1840; August 19, 1840
      I, Catharine Norris of CC, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To two grandchildren, Elizabeth C. Norris and Daniel W. Norris, the plantation whereon I now live and rented out by my executor and the rents applied to their use until they arrive to age. Also negro Jim.
      To two grandchildren Serena Norris and Benjamin Norris, negro Henry.
      To daughter Mary Sanders my wearing apparel
      two grandchildren, Elizabeth C. Norris and Daniel W. Norris all the balance of my property real personal and mixed, with my daughter in law Mary Norris for the use of the said children.
      Executor: friend John R. Evans
      Signed: June 15, 1840 Catharine Norris
      Wit: William F. Rennoe, John R. Carpenter, Richard Speake

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      (King George Co. Va. Deeds, 9:19)
      29 Sept 1804 -- Daniel Norris and Catherine Norris his wife of Charles Co. Md. to Robert Turner of same, for the sum of $1, sells 450 A. lying in King George Co. Va. granted to George Foster who died without heir, escheated to His Majesty, granted over to Gerard Fowke, bounded N. by Pottomack River, W. by Pasbytansy Creek, E. with line from a marked Locust, S. along a line of marked trees 320 poles to north side of Dry Valley, W. to a branch of said Pasbytansy Creek. sg: Daniel Norriss (LS), Catherine Norriss (LS) wit: Gerrard Briscoe, Saml. Hanson, Gerard Lord rec: 2 May 1805, Catherine Norriss released dower 19 Apr 1805.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 477.
      Ignatius Ryan, Will, July 20, 1806; October 16, 1807
      I, Ignatius Ryan of Durham Parish CC, being of perfect health of body and of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      Item: the 5 following negroes,viz; Winny, Betty, Jean, Milly and Tom Knott, are to be maintained out of my estate they are upon no account to be sold, but are to live with such of my legatees herein named as they shall chose they are not to be a burthen to any particular one, but they are to be supported by my heirs in proportion as they receive of my estate.
      To John Posey, son of Richard Posey who was formerly my overseer, 12 pounds.
      To the mother of Richard Posey 20 pounds in case of her death before me to be equally divided amongst her children.
      To Avery Waple, 12 pounds 10 shillings my present overseer and over and above any share of the crop that may be due him.
      To my granddaughter Ann Norris, 8 healthy sound negroes between the ages of 6 years and 21 years, male the other female, also part of all the stock of horses, cattle, hogs and sheep and part of my household furniture, my wife's thirds first deducted.
      To three grandsons, Ignatius Simms, Ignatius Norris and John Ryan Norris the residue of my personal estate, provided Ignatius Simms pays to Ignatius Norris and John Ryon Norris 50 pounds current money (25 pounds each) as compensation for what the said Simms or his father have already had of my estate.
      To wife, my dwelling plantation during her natural life in full of her thirds of real property. After her death, te lands to my grandson Ignatius Simms. Should he sell or exchange the lands it is my most earnest wish that the graveyard shall be retained and that the most effective steps be taken to prevent it from being cultivated or trespassed upon.
      Item: I devise the lands I bought from Samuel Speake and the heirs of Josias Adams unto my two grandsons, Ignatius Norris and John Ryan Norris.
      Lastly by way of codicil, I give and bequeath unto my dear wife all my church furniture to be disposed of as she may think fit.
      Executors: wife Elizabeth Ryan, grandson Ignatius Simms
      Signed: July 20, 1806 Ignatius Ryan
      Wit: John Robertson, Massey Simms, Joseph Wright

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