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

Jeremiah Berry

Male Bef 1772 - Aft 1792  (> 22 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Berry 
    Birth Bef 1772  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1792  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I111920  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Jeremiah Berry,   b. 1745, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mildred Page,   b. Abt 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Dec 1799, Montgomery County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1765  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 317 MARY BERRY 07/12/1787 11/27/1792
      "being in perfect health ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Richard Berry --son
      -to have all the right, title and interest which testatrix has in a tract of land or parcel lying in Montgomery County called "Shepherd's Hard Fortune- cont. 282 acres a land
      -to have 1 silver cup w/ 2 handles, 2 silver salt sellers and a silver pepper box
      2. Benjamin Berry --son
      -to have 12 silver table spoons, and a silver pepper box
      3. Mary Williams --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Nan" in lieu of and in satisfaction of ally claim she may have to Negro woman "Grace" in the possession of testatrix's son Richard
      -to have 1 silver mustard pot, I silver pepper box 2 silver salt sellers. and 6 silver tea spoons
      4. Zachariah Berry --son
      -to have 1 silver tankard and whereas the said Zachariah in entitled to and possessed of 900 acres of land which was devised to him in the will of his father Jeremiah Berry. being 2/3rds of a tract of land called "Outlett" and "Concord Enlarged" but more commonly called 'Carroll's Manor" and which the said Jeremiah purchased from Charles Carroll now testatrix gives him testatrix's right, title and interest to the said 900 acres now in his possession
      -to have 300 acres of land being part of a tract of land called "Outlett" beginning at the end of the 2nd line of the said tract and then - until it intersects the lines of that part of "Outlet" laid out for the said tract under and by the virtue of his father's will and now in his possession thence.. __until it intersects the 3 line of the whole tract and thence to the beginning but as pan of the said 900 acres of land devised to him by his father and which has been laid off for him aforesaid is claimed by Josias Beall, it is testatrix's will that should Beall prevail and recover the land lie now claims, then to have other adjoining lands as will make up the 900 acres
      5. William Berry --grandson (son of Jeremiah Berry)
      -to have Negro woman "Flora" and her increase now in the possession of William's mother Mildred Berry to be delivered to him when he arrives at age 21
      6. Jeremiah Berry --grandson (son of Jeremiah)
      -should William die before corning of age then to have Negro woman devised to him
      7. Mary Douglas --granddaughter (daughter of Jeremiah)
      -to have Negro woman "Dinah" now in the possession of her mother Mildred Bern/ and to be delivered to her at testatrix's decease
      8. William Osborn Sprigg --grandson
      -to have Negro girl "Elizabeth" and Negro girl Susannah" to be delivered to him when he arrives at age 21.
      9. Mary Berry --granddaughter (daughter of son Benjamin Berry)
      -should William Sprigg die before Coming of age 21, then to have Negro girl "Elizabeth"
      10. Jeremiah Williams --grandson
      -should testatrix's grandson William Sprigg" die before coming of age 21, then to have Negro girl "Susannah"
      11. Mary Williams --daughter
      -to have all of testatrix's right, title and interest to the residue of a tract or parcel of land called "Outlet
      12. Elisha Berry --son
      -remainder of the estate to be divided between Richard, Benjamin, Zachariah, Mary Williams and Elisha to be divided equally among them
      -named executor of the will aIong w/testatrix's sons Benjamin and Zachariah and son-in-law Thomas Owen Williams
      Witnesses; Charles Burgess, John Burgess, Richard Humbertson
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
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      Montgomery County, Maryland Land Records 1792-1794; Liber E {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 216. At the request of Jeremiah Berry the following Assignment was recorded November 27, 1792

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