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

Mary Hardy

Female 1729 - 1794  (65 years)


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  • Name Mary Hardy 
    Birth 27 Feb 1729  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 11 Nov 1794  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10551  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father George Hardy,   b. Bef 1698, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Feb 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Drane,   b. Bef 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 13 Feb 1758, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 4 Oct 1719  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Wade,   b. 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Mar 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Wade,   b. Aft 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Mary Henry Wade,   b. Aft 1762  [Father: natural]
     3. Meek Anne Wade,   b. Abt 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1801, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Benoni Hamilton Wade,   b. Bef 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 51 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Violetta Wade,   b. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Elizabeth Wade,   b. Aft 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1 Oct 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 35 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 350 MARY WADE, widow & relict of Robert 07/02/1794 11/11/1794
      "being very weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to;
      1. Robert W. Harrison --grandson
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds to be put out at interest and to be paid to him when he arrives at age 21.
      2. Peggy Magruder --granddaughter
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds and testatrix's side saddles and also a little bay mare called "Suck" and to have when she arrives at age 16.
      3. Benony Wade --son
      Richard Wade --son
      -to have the rest and remainder of the estate to be divided equally between them and in case Richard should not ever come home" then the whole of the remainder to Benony.
      -Benony named executor of the will
      Witnesses: Walter Edelen
      John McAtee
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note! the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 321 ROBERT WADE 12/06/1792 03/05/1793
      "being indisposed in Body.."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Mary Henry Harrison --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sophia'
      2. Robert Wade Harrison --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Dick"
      3. Meeke Bayne --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Beck" and her child who she has in her possession
      4. Richard Croke (?) --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Will"
      5. Margaret Sprigg Magruder --granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Jane"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn
      6. Violetta Wade --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Stacy" and Negro boy "Jacob"
      -to have 1 horse, sulkey and 1 feather bed and furn., 1 cow and calf, 6 chairs. I table and 1 pot
      -to have the use of testator's land called "Stoney Harbor" for her single life
      7. Richard Wade --son
      Benony Wade --son
      -to have all that part or parcel of land called "Stoney Harbor" on Tinker's Branch and should either die, then the survivor to have the whole
      -Richard to have Negro man "Peter" Benony to have Negro man "Daniel"
      8. Mary Wade --wife
      -to have Negro girls 'Nan" "Little Nell" Negro woman -Big Nell" and Negro "Milly" Negro man "Nate" Negro woman "Betty" Negro woman "Henny- mid her child, a boy,
      -to have the residue of the estate for her natural life and at her decease to be divided between testator's sons Richard and Benony, daughter Violetta and grandchildren Mary Henry Harrison, Robert Wade Harrison. and Margaret Sprigg Magruder
      -named executrix along w/ testator's son Benony
      9. John Ranter
      -testator orders that the money due to testator by a bond from Ranter for 90 pounds for Negro "Peg" and her 2 sons to be paid to Alexander Hamilton on account of a debt due him on account of Susanna Thorn's estate by testator's bond to him
      10. Alexander Hamilton of Piscataway
      -to give his assistance to testator's widow and children in settling testator's estate and desires that tract of land called "Hunter's Folly" to be sold and the money from the sale to pay debts
      Witnesses: Alexander Hamilton, William Marshall, George King
      Then came: George King
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Mary Wade. widow and renounced her right to the bequests of the will and elected to take her thirds of the estate both real and personal. Signed by her with her mark

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