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

Mary Margaret Wheatley

Female 1817 - Aft 1850  (> 34 years)


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  • Name Mary Margaret Wheatley 
    Born 1817  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1850  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I104889  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father James Wheatley,   b. 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1824, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Mother Lydia Dent Estep,   b. 1794, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1813  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F40842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Matthews,   b. Abt 1813, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F40877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book DJ-16, 1833-1850; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 442.
      Margaret Estep, Will, December 5, 1847; January 18, 1848
      I, Margaret Estep of CC, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To daughter Louisa Estep, all my interest in the farm lying on Swansons Creek, called "Swanson's Retreat" and after her death to daughter Catharine M. Wall, and after her death to her son Richard P. Wall.
      To daughter Louisa Estep, negro Peter (23 yrs.) and negro Marrion daughter of Sarah.
      To daughter Catharine M. Wall, negro John son of Matilda, 1 bed bedstand and furniture, 1 new carpet, two dozen knives and forks, 1 dozen silver table and desert spoons, 1 pair brass candlesticks and 1 bureau. I further give a portion arising out of the process of the forest and place or plantation lying partially in Charles County and St. Mary's County, sufficient to enable her to pay and satisfy Thomas B. Estep of St. Mary's County for the balance due him on the portion of the plantation where my daughter now resides.
      To {grand}daughter Mary Margaret Matthews, negro boy son of Matilda (8 yrs.)
      To grandson Richard P. Wall, negro Mary daughter of Lettitia (5 yrs.)
      To {grand}daughter Margaret Turner, negro Georgiana, daughter of Susan (5 yrs.)
      To granddaughter Harriet Martin, negroes Francis (5 yrs.), and Joseph (3 yrs.) who are now in the possession of Thomas Martin. I also give her the priveledge of taking negro Martha at 400 dollars, as she is the mother of the two above named negro boys.
      To vestry of All Faith Parish, 50 dollars.
      To grandson Thomas B. Estep, 1 bed bedstand and furniture now at Charlotte Hall, dozen silver tea spoons.
      To daughter Catharine M. Wall and Elizabeth Estep, my carriage and gear.
      Item: I give the residue of my property to be equally divided among my daughter Catharine M. Wall, my grand children, Mary Margaret Matthews, Harriet Martin, Richard P. Wall, Margaret Turner wife of George A. Turner and Thomas B. Estep share and share alike with the exception of Thomas B. Estep from whose proportion, the sum of 660 dollars is to be deducted and distributed among the last named residuary legatees.
      Item: granddaughter Mary Margaret Matthews after all the expenses in the settlement have been paid will equally divide with her sister Harriet Martin the percentage that may be awarded to her by the court for the settlement of my estate.
      Executrix's: daughter Catharine M. Wall and granddaughter Mary Margaret Matthews
      Signed: December 5, 1847 Margaret Estep
      Wit: James T. Thomas, M.J. Stone, Zachariah Swan

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