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

Bennett Gwynn

Male 1758 - 1826  (68 years)


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  • Name Bennett Gwynn  [1
    Born 1758  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1826  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103927  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Hooper Gwynn,   b. Bef 1716,   d. 17 Apr 1759, Fairfax County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Mother Martha Wainman 
    Family ID F08156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Belt,   b. Bef 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1795  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Belt Gwinn,   b. 1795, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1853, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F21293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Hilleary,   b. Jan 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1807, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1797  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Hilleary Gwynn,   b. Dec 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1857, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     2. William Henry Gwynn,   b. 3 Jul 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1884, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Anne Gwynn,   b. Abt 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F21288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Rebecca Edelen,   b. Aft 1751, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1818, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 65 years) 
    Married 29 Aug 1807  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F21294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Anne Teresa Sansbury,   b. Abt 1777, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1819  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F21295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From Effie Gwynn Bowie, Across the Years in Prince George's County: On pp 341-342: Prince George's Co.
      November court 1777, Bennet Gwynn, age 19, son of Hooper Gwynn, deceased, chose Thomas Hagan to be his guardian. On p 343: Hickory Plains at Piscataway originally patented for 300 A; 100 A deed 27 Jan 1777 by Thomas West to Thomas Hagan "whereon the said Hagan now dwelleth." On p 344. Bennet Gwynn administered Thomas Hagan's estate in 1815; in 1817 Bennet Gwynn purchased Thomas Hagan's part of Hickory Plains from his son Leonard.
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      From RD Mudd, Mudd Family, p 1026-27: In 1820 Bennet Gwynn acted as agent for Leonard Hagan and Elizabeth his wife and Francis Beavin and Sarah his wife in division of land of William Cook, father of Elizabeth and Sarah. William Cook d. Charles Co. 1819 naming in his will children William, Mary Mudd (wife of Walter Mudd), Richard, Elizabeth Hagan, and Sarah Beavin
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 115.
      Isidore Sansberrie, Will, August 24, 1820; September, 18, 1820
      I, Isadore Sansberrie of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To sister Terecy Gwynn, all the silver plate that I possess and 100 dollars to by her mourning.
      To Rosettia Boon, negroes Catherine, Frederick and Jany, 3 feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, 1 walnut desk, cherry dining table and 100 dollars. And if she should die w/o heir then to her 3 brothers, Augustus Boon, George Boon and Nicholas Boon.
      To Reverend Robert Angier, 20 dollars.
      To Edward Jenkins my great waistcoat and pantaloons all ready made and my hat.
      To William Acton, 10 dollars annually during his life paid by my brother Thomas B. Sansberrie.
      To Edward Curtain, my great coat and one suit of my course clothes.
      To Kitty Booth, a free woman of colour, the house where she now lives and the lot that is inclosed during her life, and then to my brother Thomas B. Sansberrie.
      Item: it is my will and I do direct that the four children of Kitty Booth that is bound to me namely; Leonard, Amelia, George, and Ann, shall be released from bondage as they arrive to the year of maturity.
      Item: my executors to examine my papers and if no receipt can be found for one hogshead of tobacco which Leonard Mudd says is yet due the heirs of Roswell Mudd for one years hire of negro Ben, then I devise that they pay two hogsheads of tobacco to said heirs within two years from my decease.
      To brother Thomas B. Sansberrie all the residue of my estate both real and personal, with this proviso only, that I reserve to my sister Terecy Gwynn, in case Bennett Gwynn should dye first, the priveldge of making house where I now dwell her home at any time and a sufficient support from my estate.
      Executors: brother-in-law Bennett Gwynn and brother Thomas B. Sansberrie
      Signed: August 24, 1820 Isidere Sansberrie
      Wit: James Robinson, Theodore Dyer, A. J. P. Boarman

  • Sources 
    1. [S044737] Across the Years in Prince George's County, 342-343.

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