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

Nathan Scarce

Male 1741 - 1804  (63 years)


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  • Name Nathan Scarce 
    Born 1741 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110357  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2020 

    Father Family Scarce 
    Mother Catharine MNU Scarce,   b. Bef 1726,   d. 18 Aug 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Family ID F43759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Casteel,   b. 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 5 Dec 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Children 
     1. Malindo Ann Scarce,   b. 18 May 1766, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Scarce,   b. Bef 1777, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
     3. Rezin Scarce,   b. Bef 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     4. Amelia Anne Scarce,   b. Bef 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca Scarce,   b. Abt 1778, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ruth Scarce,   b. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F43758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1776 census has Nathan 36 and Sarah 33. the vestry lists a d/o of Nathan and Susannah in 1766, so it appears the census is wrong and nathan only had one wife

      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 81
      Nathan Scarce, 35: 10
      Sarah, 33: 8: 6: 3
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      Catharine Scarse 114.47 PG 21.2.0 Aug 18 1773
      Appraisers: John Lowe, Jr., Daniel Hurley.
      Creditors: Zachariah Scott, David Scearse.
      Next of kin: Nathaniel Scearse.
      Administrator: Shadrack Scarse.
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 583 NATHAN SCARCE l l/08/1804 12/05/1804
      Bequeaths to:.
      1- Susanna Scarce --wife
      -to have all of testator's estate both real and persona] for her natural fife
      2. Rezin Scarce --son
      -to have all the tract of land called "Nathan's Meadows" whereon testator now lives--to have after widow's decease
      -to have I feather bed and testator's gun
      3. Sarah Summers --daughter
      -to have all the tract of land whereon she now lives for her natural life and after her decease to testator's son Rezin and testator's grandson Nathan S. Summers
      to be divided equally between them
      4. Nathan Summers --grandson
      -to have an equal division of the land left to testator's daughter Sarah after her decease
      5. Amelia Ann Dorsey --daughter
      -to have the sum of $4,013 current money
      6. Rebecca Summers --daughter
      Ruth Scarce --daughter
      -to have all the remainder of testator's estate to be divided between then,
      Witnesses; Francis Magruder
      Thomas R. Hodges, Jr.
      Josias Summers (mark)
      Then came: Francis Magruder and Josias Summer
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1787-1789; Liber HH-2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 390. At the request of Nathan Searce the following Deed was recorded August 27, 1788
      Indenture made August 27, 1788; between Thomas Perkins and Cassandra Perkins his wife executors of the will and last will and testament of Edmund Casteel of one part and Nathan Scarce, planter of the other part. Whereas Edmund Casteel in his last will and testament did direct that a tract called "Edmunds Frolick Enlarged" be sold after the death of his wife Rebecca Casteel and he money equally divided among his several children and did appoint Cassandra Casteel his daughter, wife of Thomas Perkins by a subsequent intermarriage, his whole and sole executrix. And whereas Rebecca Casteel being now dead. Now this indenture witnesseth that Thomas Perkins and Cassandra Perkins his wife in consideration of 5 shillings have sold unto Nathan Scarce part of "Edmunds Frolick Enlarged" containing 178 acres and bounded on the first line of Capt. Coolidge's heirs land, Catharine Casteel's part of said tract, the westernmost corner of Mr. Ridgway's part of of said tract, the dividing line between Ridgway's and Perkins part of said tract, John Knott's part of said tract. Signed Thomas Perkins, Cassandra Perkins (and relinquished her right of dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Frank Leeke, John Smith Brookes
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 337. At the request of Jonas Summers the following Deed was recorded November 3, 1792
      Indenture made November 3, 1792; Nathan Scarce in consideration of 1 pound 2 shillings current money paid by Josias Summers has sold part of a tract called "Nathans Meadows" containing 5/8 acre and beginning at a maple tree on a small island near the mouth of the tail race of Josias Summers mill seat. Signed Nathan Scarce in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, associate judge of PGCo, Samuel Hepburn and at the same time Susannah Scarce w/o Nathan Scarce relinquished her right of dower

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