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

Robert Covert

Male Bef 1735 - 1775  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Robert Covert 
    Born Bef 1735  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jun 1775  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18288  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 

    Father Robert Covert,   b. 1692, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1757, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Charity MNU Covert,   b. Aft 1708, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1791, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 1724  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Mastin,   b. Between 1739 and 1749, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1765  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charity Covert,   b. 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1789, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)  [natural]
     2. Mastin Covert,   b. 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1789, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     3. Asa Covert,   b. 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     4. Lancelot Covert,   b. Abt 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F12291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Robert Covert 123.23 CH £88.12.7 Jun 2 1775 Aug 2 1775
      Appraisers: Francis B. Franklin, John Maddox. Creditors: George Gray, Zephaniah Franklin. Next of kin: Joseph Covert, Robert Masstin. Administrator: Mary Covert
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 148.
      Robert Covert's Final Account, May 9, 1778.
      The account of Richard Woodyard and Mary, his wife, admx of Robert Covert, late of CC, decd, viz -
      Debts include: the inventory of the deed's estate, exhibited into Prerogative office, amounting to 85 £15 shillings 9.75 pence; tobacco; money recd of Robert Maslin. The whole amount: 106 £15 shillings 9.75 pence.
      Disbursements went to: Edmund Macattie for rent, Daniel Jenifer for letters, Walter Hanson for stating this account. Balance accountable: 87 £1 shillings 7.75 pence,
      Final account: 106 £15 shillings 9.75 pence. Securities: Benjamin Maddox and Joseph Evans of CC.
      Proved May 9, 1778 by atd Richard Woodyard and Mary, his wife,
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      KENNEDY, CLEMENT, Charles Co. 13 Jan 1768; 17 Jun 1768
      To wife Mary Kennedy, use of Negroes, Moses and Nall and 1/3 of land whereon I now live.
      My three children, Clement, William and Monica Kennedy,
      To son Clement Kennedy plantation whereon I now live called "Thos. Port," 60 pounds currency in lieu of Negro Nell I had given him.
      To son William Kennedy, 187 1/2 acres, part of the remainder whereon Rhodum Trussel now lives and 150 acres known as "Kennedy Marsh."
      To dau. Monica Kennedy tract called "Frogs Next" whereon Smallwood Thompson now lives,
      Exs: wife and son Clement.
      Wit: Robt. Hendly Courts, Robert Courts (Covert?), Smallwood Thomson, 36.546
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 348. Jun 16, 1759 from Walter Hanson of CC, merchant, to Robert Cato (Coto) of CC, tailor, for 5340 lbs of crop tobacco, and for divers other good causes, a tract of land called Cumree, lying in CC, adjoining a tract of land called Batchelors Hope and the land of Robert Covert, containing and laid out for about 149 acres. Signed - Walter Hanson. wit - Sam Hanson, Dan Jenifer. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd Walter Hanson, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Jun 20, 1759.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 65. Jun 27, 1766 from Sarah Catoe of CC, widow, to Doctor Thomas James of CC, for 11 £10 shillings & 1600 lbs of tobacco and for divers other good causes, a tract of land in CC called Cumroe, adjoining a tract of land called Batchelors Hope and the land of Robert Covert, containing about 159 acres. Signed - Sarah (X her mark) Catoe. Wit -
      Walter Hanson*, Daniel Jenifer*. Recorded Jun 28, 1766
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 510. Sep 1, 1792 from James Ratcliff Sr of CC, to Clement Kennedy of CC, for divers good causes and for 46 £, part of a tract of land called Ratcliffs Amendment, lying in CC in Durham Parish Chickamuxon, bounded by the land of Manning Skinner called Millrun, the land called Renewment in possession of the heirs of Robert Covert, containing about 18 acres. Signed - James Ratcliff. Wit - Andw Baillie*, Geo Dent*. Catherine, the wife of sd James Ratcliff,
      relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Oct 9, 1792.

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 455-526: CUMREE: 159 acres; Possession of - 159 Acres - Ware, Francis: Surveyed for Francis Ware, 30 June 1746, beginning at a bounded red oak a bound tree of BACHELOR HOPE, patented 25 Oct 1747.: Other Tracts Mentioned: BACHELOR HOPE; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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