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

Samuel Dixon

Male Bef 1748 - 1806  (> 58 years)


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  • Name Samuel Dixon 
    Born Bef 1748  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Apr 1806  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103538  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Jacob Dixon,   b. Bef 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1761 and 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Mother Eleanor MNU Gilpin,   b. Abt 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 1740  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Scott,   b. 1752, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1806, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1792  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F11801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 320.
      Samuel Dixon, Will, 17 July 1796; April 15, 1806
      I, Samuel Dixon of CC, being in a weak and low state of body but od sound memory and disposing judgment;
      To wife Eleanor Dixon, the whole of my esate & property after debts during her natural life, and after her death to my brother John Dixon {1/3}, and Samuel Scott {1/3} & Gustavus Scott {1/3}. And if Samuel Scott & Gustavus Scott shall die without heir, then my wife will have absolute right to dispose of either or both parts and in case my wife Eleanor should marry again after my decease and should have a child which may survive her, it is then my will that the 2/3 parts of my property as above devised to her brothers Samuel and Gustavus should go to her child.
      Executor: Eleanor Dixon
      Signed: 17 July 1796 Samuel Dixon
      Wit: Williamson King, Samuel Scott
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 388.
      Priscilla Dixon's Will.
      I, Priscilla Dixon of CC, spinster, am very sick and weak but of sound mind, memory, and understanding. Firstly, want my just debts paid.
      To my brother John Green Dixon - my Negro girl Sarah and 1 red silk handkerchief.
      To my brother Samuel Dixon - my bed, bedstead, & furniture and 1 large, black walnut chest, 1 cupboard, and a tailors goose, 1 Dutch oven, 1 iron pot, 1 gold ring, 2 flat irons, 3 stone plates, and all my fowls.
      To my brother Henry Dixon - 1 cow and calf and my spinning wheel.
      To my niece Martha Dixon, daughter of Francis and Elizabeth Dixon - 1 piece of Chintz, my horse colt, and my saddle, 1 black gauze apron, and 1 yard of white gauze.
      To my sister Susanna Maddox, widow - 1 new white cotton gown, 1 red cloth cardinal, 1 new jersey petticoat, 1 cotton apron, 1 striped cotton handkerchief, 1 pair of dark chintz cuffs, 1 pair of sheep skin gloves, and 1 yard striped ribbon.
      To my sister-in-law Elizabeth Dixon, wife of Francis Dixon - 1 yellow striped cotton gown and petticoat, and 1 cotton apron.
      To my sister-in-law Eleanor Green, wife of William Green - 1 blue striped cotton gown, 1 white linen apron, 1 black silk bonnet, and 1 new lawn handkerchief.
      To my friend Ann Stacy Arms - 1 blue striped cotton habit, 1 blue striped cotton short gown.
      To my niece Ann Dixon, daughter of Francis & Elizabeth Dixon - 1 old cloth cotton gown, 1-1/4 yards of ribbon, and 1 checked linen bonnet.
      To my Negro girl Sarah - 1 yellow striped cotton gown, 1 old yellow petticoat, and 6 or 7 lbs of cotton in the seed.
      To my Negro Nan, mother of sd Negro Sarah - 1 blue cloth country petticoat, 1 blue cloth striped country cloth riding skirt, and 6 lbs cotton in the seed.
      To the Revd Mr, John Bolton - 40 shillings for such as he may think proper.
      To my brothers Francis, Jacob, Henry, Samuel, and John Green Dixon - my white calico gown between them.
      Executor: my brother Samuel Dixon.
      Signed Aug 21, 1784 - Priscilla (X her mark) Dixon. Wit - Mary (X her mark) Bracken, Thomas Evans.
      Probated on Aug 28, 1784 by the oath of the executor and by the oaths of witnesses Mary Bracken & Thomas Evans.

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