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

Sarah Belt

Female Abt 1696 - 1780  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Sarah Belt 
    Born Abt 1696  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Nov 1780  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12772  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Belt,   b. 1645, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1698, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth {Unproven} Ramsey,   b. 1656,   d. 14 Dec 1737, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1679  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Harwood,   b. Abt 1698, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1718  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harwood,   b. 24 May 1719, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 36 years)  [natural]
     2. Richard Harwood,   b. 8 Nov 1722, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Thomas Harwood,   b. 8 Dec 1726, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     4. John Harwood,   b. 31 Jan 1729, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Mary Harwood,   b. 23 Jan 1730, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     6. Sarah Harwood,   b. Bef 1740, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)  [natural]
     7. Benjamin Harwood,   b. Bef 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)  [natural]
     8. Susannah Harwood,   b. Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F8804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • baptism 14 Dec 1703
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      HARWOOD, Major Thomas Sr., Prince Georges Co. 25 Jan, 1760; 27 Sep, 1770
      To wife Sarah.
      Children: Benjamin, Richard, Thomas, Mary Watkins, Sarah.
      Grandson Thomas Harwood son of my son Thomas.
      Grandson Richard Watkins son of my dau. Mary Watkins.
      Tract: 'Basonthrop Hall.'
      Exs. sons Richard and Thomas.
      Wit: Robert Tyler, Jeremiah Magruder, John Duckett Wells. 38. 172
      ===
      Col. Jeremiah Belt 108.281 PG £226.4.0 Aug 3 1769 May 7 1772
      Appraisers: Richard Duckett, Jr., Thomas Williams (deceased by May 7 1772).
      Creditors: Thomas Mortan, Jr. for Magruder & Hepburn, Richard Brooke.
      Next of kin: Sarah Harwood, Charity Millikin. (1/2 sisters)
      Executor: Jeremiah Belt.
      ===
      Col. Jeremiah Belt 107.422 PG £1502.11.4 Dec 19 1768 Jan 19 1769
      Appraisers: Richard Duckett Jr Thomas Williams.
      Creditors: J. Sprigg, Magruder & Hepburn.
      Next of kin: Charity Mullikin, Sarah Harwood.
      Executor: Jeremiah Belt.
      ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 127 SARAH HARWOOD PG 02/06/1778 11/04/1780
      "being old and weak in Body .. Bequeaths to:
      1. Richard Harwood --son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings current money
      2. Thomas Harwood --son
      -to have the sum of 5 shillings current money
      3. Benjamin Harwood --son
      Sarah Watson --daughter
      -all the money owed to testatrix to be divided between them
      4. Mary Watkins --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Toby" and Negro man "Nacy" -to have all the rest and remainder of the estate -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Jeremiah Magruder, Jacob Wheeler
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      Folio 159 MARY WATKINS, widow 01/24/1771 03/01/1783
      "being in perfect health ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Jeremiah Harwood --nephew (son of brother Benjamin Harwood)
      -to have 1 cow and calf
      2. Thomas Harwood --nephew (son of brother Benjamin)
      -to have 1 cow and calf
      3. Sarah White --niece
      Peggy Boyd Watkins --niece
      -all of testatrix's wearing apparel to be divided between them
      4. Richard Harwood --brother
      -to have the sum of 20 shillings
      5. Thomas Harwood --brother
      -to have the sum of 20 shillings
      6. Sarah Watson --sister
      -to have the sum of 20 shillings
      7. Sarah Harwood --mother
      -to have all the rest and residue of the estate after debts are paid
      -named executrix of the will Witnesses: Thomas Watkins. Jacob Wheeler, Jeremiah Magruder
      Then came: Jeremiah Magruder and Jacob Wheeler Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
      ===
      Lamb, Elizabeth, A. A. County, 1st Aug., 1737; 14th Dec., 1737.
      To sons John, Joseph, Benjamin and Jeremiah Belt, 20s. each,
      to daus. Charity Mullakin, Sarah Harwood and Margaret Watkins, 20s. each.
      to son-in-law Nicholas Watkins, ex... 25.
      to granddau. Mary Norwood, personalty.
      to grandson Nicholas Watkins and hrs., entire estate; shd. sd. grandson die before he attains age of 20, estate to pass to two granddaus. Elizabeth and Anne Watkins,
      Test: Samuel Smith, George Taylor, Edward Scott. 21. 815.
      ===
      Elisabeth Lamb 16.351 A AA £282.19.1 £86.5.9 Dec 7 1738
      Received from: Mr. Charles Rogers (merchant in London).
      Payments to: Jeremiah Belt, Zachey Maccubbin, William Rogers, Zachy Maccubbin.
      Legatees: Mary Norwood, Joseph Belt, John Belt, Jeremiah Belt, Benjamin Belt,
      Charity Mullakin, Sarah Harwood, Margaret Watkins (wife of accountant),
      accountant.
      Executor: Nicholas Watkins.
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 73
      Enrolled at request of Robert Tyler, Sr. 22 Nov 1726:
      Indenture, 3 Sep 1726; Between Thomas Harwood, planter, and Robert Tyler, Sr., Gent.; for "the sum of Tenn Pistoles current money"; a parcel being part of a tract called Basing Thorphall formerly laid out for Edward Isaac now possessed by Thomas Harwood; bounded by Tyler's Spring Branch, Bowdell's Choice, Richard Duckett's and Dr. Moore's quarter called Shrewsberry Quarter; containing 10 acres; /s/ Thos. Harwood; wit. James Greenfield, Richd. Duckett; ack. by Thomas Harwood and Sarah his wife 3 Sep 1726

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