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

Samuel Dent Moreland

Male Abt 1777 - 1815  (~ 38 years)


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  • Name Samuel Dent Moreland 
    Born Abt 1777  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1815  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18978  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father Walter Moreland,   b. 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Tabitha Dent,   b. 1742, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1792 and 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 1762  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel Lindsey,   b. 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1802  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Jan. 20, 1802 - Samuel Moreland m. Rachel Lindsay in Prince
      George's Co., Md.
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Index of Marriage Licenses,
      Prince George's County, Maryland, 1777-1886," p. 155.
    Children 
     1. Notley Moreland,   b. 1805, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1863, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Anne Moreland,   b. 29 May 1805, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Moreland,   b. 1 Jan 1808, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F12663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah MNU Moreland,   b. Abt 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1802, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Married Abt 1798  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Moreland,   b. Abt 1798, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F12664  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 57 WAULTER MORELAND, planter 11/13/1787 01/02/1788
      "Being in perfect memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. William Moreland - son
      -to have Negro boys "Jim" and -Ben”
      2. Sarah Humbaugh --daughter (wife John Humbaugh) -to have Negro boy "Ned" and Negro girl "Alse"
      2. John Dent Moreland --son
      -to have Negro man "David" the son of "David" and Negro woman "Eve"
      -to have I dark bay mare, 1 bed and fum„
      3. Ann Moreland --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Judah" Negro boy "Calep' Negro girl "Minty"
      -to have 1 gray mare, 1 bed and furn.
      4. Thomas Blackman Moreland --son
      -to have Negro boy "Hy" Negro girl -Sall" -to have 1 roan horse
      5. Waulter Moreland --son
      -to have Negro boy "Milburn" Negro girl "Ann - -to have i gray horse
      6. Samuel Moreland --son
      -to have Negro boy "Charles" Negro girl "Poll"
      7. Hanson Moreland --son
      -to have Negro boy "Tom" Negro girl Aimmey" and also to have the increase of Negro woman "Linder"
      -after widow's decease entire personal estate to be divided among testator's children
      8. Tabitha Moreland --wife
      -to have Negro man "Charles" Negro woman "Lucy- Negro men "Peter" "Frederick" "David" Negro woman "Sarah" and Negro man "Neale" to have the residue of the personal estate for her natural life -named executrix of the will along w/ testator's son John Dent Moreland
      Witnesses: Robert Wade, George King, Thomas Queen
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the wild with his mark
      ===

      Aug. 12, 1817 - The Prince George's Co., Md. Probate Index
      shows an estate record for Samuel Moreland on this date.

      Jan. 1818 - The 1st Prince George's Co., Md. Administration
      Account of Samuel Moreland.
      Estate value: $3217.25.
      Administrator: Richard Piles.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Administration Accounts,
      Liber TT3, Page 278.

      Oct. 1823 - The Prince George's Co., Md. Final Administration
      Account of Samuel Moreland.
      Administrator: Richard Piles.
      Distribution to widow, Mrs. Rachel Piles, 1/3; balance to
      children George, Sarah Ray, Notley, Kitty, Eliza, Enoch and
      Rachel (each child's share is $187.52.)
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Administration Accounts,
      Liber TT3, Page 279.

      Apr. 26, 1855 - Mrs. Rachael Piles, age 72 [so b. ca. 1783],
      resident of Montgomery Co., widow of Samuel D. Moreland,
      applies for bounty land based on Samuel's War of 1812 service.
      Rachael states that Samuel was a Private in the Companies
      of Capt. Dyer and Capt. Hamilton, that they were married
      Jan. 22, 1802 by Walter Addison, minister, that her former
      name was Rachael Lindsey, that Samuel D. Moreland died Aug.
      1815(?), and that her 2nd husband Richard Piles d. Dec. 5,
      1845. Witness Mrs. Mary Wheat, resident of Washington, D.C.,
      states that Richard Piles died in Montgomery Co. Dec. 5,
      1845. Application rejected.
      Source: Wright, F. Edward, "Maryland Militia, War of 1812,"
      Vol. 6, Prince George's County, Page 44.

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