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

William Prather

Male 1712 - Aft 1742  (> 31 years)


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  • Name William Prather 
    Born 1712  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11920  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Jonathan Prather,   b. Between 1685 and 1686, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 Dec 1723, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Mullikin,   b. Abt 1686, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1738, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1712  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Prather,   b. 23 Mar 1716, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1739  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F8249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Isaac Lansdale (merchant) 14.414 A PG £241.17.2 £20.0.0 Oct 14 1737
      The amount of the accounts also included £412.11.0 sterling.
      Received from: Elisabeth Wollingsford, Edward Doreen, Leonard Weyman, Samuell
      Waters, Henry Hall, William Ray, James Crawford, Richard Evans, Rignol Odle,
      John Eileen, John Turner, William Fowler, Mark Brown, James Mulliken, Richard
      Forster, Benjamin Hall, James Williams, Samuell Devall, John Rogers, John
      Bateman, William Green, Aaron Rawlings, William Deane, Samuel Plummer, John
      Joyce, Nathan Wells, William Denune, Mareene Devall, William Mockeboy, Charles
      Walker, James Holland, William Barshears, John Jackson, John Duckett, Robert
      Tyler, Jr., James Mullekin, Jacob Henderson, Elisabeth Tyler, Nicholas
      Wollingsford, Thomas Butt, Thomas Jones, Thomas Brown, Mehitabel Pierpoint,
      Samuel Tyler, Abraham Lee, Ben. Bell, Henry Wright, Isaac Hide, Richard
      Cutlep, John Banks, Francis Warman, John Selman, Joseph Norton, Thomas Heach,
      Richard Jones, William Cockron, John Perry, Robert Tyler, Benjamin Jacobs,
      Robert Thomas, Samuel Davis, John Wells, James Mason, Artin Mariartee, Henry
      Boulton, John Hall, Richard Moore, Benjamin Boyd, James Saunders, Richard
      Hill, Richard Simmons, John Riddle, Lewis Lee, Thomas Holland, Benjamin Lane,
      Matthew Elliot, John Boyd, Eliphaz Ryley, Lancet Wilson, Randal Johnson,
      Jonathon Wadams, Anne Gideons, Thomas Harwood, Thomas Prater, David Wimms,
      Philip Green, James Beck, John Brown, Vestry of Queen Anne Parish, William
      Mordaunt, William Pile, Edward Wilson, William Prater, William Bell, Robert
      Brown, William Davis, John Plummer, Francis Dorset, Nicholas St. Lawrence,
      Jonathon Simmonds, William Murdock, Joseph Brown, John Moor, Samuel Deval,
      Mary Butt, Priscilla Prater, John Brushers, John Curry, Jonathon Prater,
      Rachel Prater, Brook Mockeboy, Robert Wheeler, Richard Isaac, John Hammond,
      Turner Wotton, Thomas Hide, Benjamin Hasitt, George Cook, Richard Tucker,
      Joseph Williams, Thomas Laxen, Fra. Hardesty, Thomas Cockey, Dorcas Turner,
      Henry Dixon, John Sweringham, Arthur Nelson, John Prater, Samuel Brashiers,
      Samuel Farmer, John OulsterLoney, Margaret Moore, Isaac Downs, John Carrick,
      James Plummer, Thomas Lane, Meredith Davis, William Young, George Moore, John
      Lee, Samuel Evans, James Kingsberry, Elisabeth Wilemon, Moses Rawlins, Edward
      Gwyn, Larkin Pierpoint, Jane Pindle, Richard Snowden, Thomas Wells, Benjamin
      White, William Clark, William Holland, William Beckworth, Robert Pottenger,
      John Mitchel, John Moore, George Plummer, James Anderson, Samuel Idle, William
      Ducker, Jer. Fowler, John Locklin, John Childs, Daniel Dulany.
      Payments to: Thomas Lancaster, Richard Bennett, Esq.
      Administrator: Thomas Lancaster.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 610.
      Feb 17, 1742/[43] from William Prater (Prather) of PG, planter, to Thomas Webb of PG, for 6 £13 shillings and 4 pence sterling, a tract of land in PG called Prather Groves, bounded by a red oak standing near the head of Horsepen Branch of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - William (WP his mark) Prather. Wit - George Scott, John Child, Tho Owen*, Jams Edmanston*. Sarah Prather, wife of the sd William Prather, acknowledged her consent to the deed. Recorded Mar 12, 1742/[43].
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 612.
      Feb 17, 1742/[43] from William Prather of PG, planter, to Thos Webb of PG, for 3 £6 shillings and 8 pence sterling, a tract of land in PG called [blank] Mendunes, bounded by the northernmost fork of the Horsepen Branch of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River, and on the south side of sd fork, containing and laid out for about 50 acres. Signed - William (MP his mark) Prather. Wit - John Child, Tho Owen*, James Edmondston*. Sarah Prather, wife of the sd William Prather, acknowledged her consent to the deed. Recorded Mar 12, 1742/[43].
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 324. At the request of John Lockline the following Deed was recorded November 3, 1768
      Indenture made February 17, 1742; William Prather, 3rd, planter in consideration of 26 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by John Lockline, planter has sold tracts called "Hope" containing 37 acres and "Addition to the Hope" containing 100 acres lying on the Long Branch of the north fork of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River. Signed William Prather in the presence of Philip Jackson, John Needham and acknowledged before Thomas Owen, James Edmonston and at the same time Sarah Prather w/o William Prather relinquished her right of dower

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