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

Elizabeth Digges

Female 1752 - 1843  (90 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Digges 
    Born 4 Aug 1752  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jan 1843  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19884  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father William Digges,   b. 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne MNU Digges,   b. Bef 1724, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Carroll,   b. 1752, Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1780  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Carroll,   b. Bef 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Daniel Carroll,   b. Bef 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. George Daniel Carroll,   b. 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     4. Anne Carroll,   b. Aft 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F13084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Folio 166 WILLIAM DIGGES, of Warburton Manor PG 07/17/1780 04/14/1783
      Bequeaths to:
      1. George Digges --son
      -to have all of testator's lands lying in Charles Town on the Wicomico River commonly called "Charles Town" and all other lands which testator possesses.
      -named executor of the will and instructed that the personal estate is to be kept together and the real estate is to be kept together for the term of 3 years after testator's decease and the profits thereof
      --except the increase of Negroes, after allowing to testator's daughters Teresa, Anne and son George what will be proper and sufficient out of the same to support and maintain them during that time and the rest is to be applied to the payment of debts
      -at the end of the 3 years and immediately after debts are paid the remainder of the estate is to be divided among testator's children
      -after relinquishing all right and title to the 1 acre given John Carroll, to have 50 acres of land being part of "Harrison's Rest" or "Boatman's Re-survey" purchased by testator from the daughter of Mary Hatton
      -to have all of testator's right, title and interest in all bonds, writings, and agreements for conveyance of land or real estate
      -to have all the remainder of testator's lands in tail and the remainders to testator's daughters
      2. Teresa Anne Digges --daughter
      -should testator's son George die w/out heirs before testator's decease, then the lands are to be divided among testator's daughters Jean Fitzgerald, and Elizabeth Carroll and Anne Digges
      3. Elizabeth Carroll --daughter (wife of Daniel Carroll)
      Jean Fitzgerald --daughter (wife of William Fitzgerald)
      -all articles and Negroes given them to be held by them forever and is to be accounted as part of the personal estate and deducted from their share at settlement of the estate
      4. John Carroll --friend
      -to have 1 acre of land part of a tract of land called "Frankland" near testator's mill it being that part of testator's land upon which a chapel now stands
      Witnesses: John Baynes, William Harris, John Taylor
      Then came: John Baynes
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      BRADFORD, John (Marriner), Prince Georges Co. 29 Jan, 1770;
      14 Nov, 1770
      To sister Elinor Lancaster wife of Ralph Lancaster. Lot of ground in Brittain.
      Ex: William Diggs, Esq. of Potomack and his son George Digges.
      Wit: Teresia Digges, Elizabeth Digges, George Frazer Hawkins. 38. 112
      ===
      Capt. John Bradford 105.264 PG £6.5.01770
      Appraisers: John Bayne, Alexander Hamilton.
      Executor: George Digges.
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 581 ANN DIGGES, of Warburton 10/13/1800 01/23/1805
      "being at present much Indisposed and of very feeble constitution. . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1, Thomas Digges --brother
      -to "cause my remains to be intered in the Family Sernitary at warburton in such plais and Decent manner as him and my two Sisters Shalt Seem fit & proper" -to settle the estate and to self as much of the estate and slaves as necessary "my wish however being that he sells in Preference to any of the rest the Negro woman Grace with her Husband Scipio, George &their Son Giles and Daughter Siss." -to have for his natural life all of testatrix's Negroes
      -to have for his natural life all the stock of every kind, household furniture, plate and utensils
      2. Elizabeth Carroll --sister
      Jane Fitzgerald --sister
      -at the death of brother Thomas, all the estate !ell to him is to be divided between them however testatrix requests that "they do not sell the Negroes by Public auction (which too often Seperates the Husband & wife, the Father & Child & etc,)
      -Elizabeth to have a gold watch
      3. Elizabeth Fitzgerald --niece
      -at the death of Elizabeth to have the gold watch left to her
      -to have after the decease of testatrix , Negro boy "Damon"
      4. Dudley Digges --nephew
      -to have the sum of 10 guineas to be used for the purchase of a watch
      5, Anne Marie Digges --niece
      -to have after the decease of testatrix's brother Thomas, Negro man 'Nace"
      6. Frances Fitzgerald —niece
      -to have Negro boy "lsaac" after the decease of testatrix's brother Thomas
      7. Jane Fitzgerald --niece
      -to have Negro boy "Gusty" to be delivered to her at the expiration of his yearly hire
      to Mr. Finley
      8. Ann Carroll -niece
      -to have Negro boy "George- after the decease of testatrix's brother Thomas
      9. William Carroll --nephew
      -to have Negro boy "Ned" to be delivered to him after the death of Thomas
      10. Daniel Carroll --nephew ("who has always been afflicted with fitts requires constant care and attendance"
      -to have Negro girl "Milley" and at the death of Daniel to Nephew George Carroll
      11. George Carroll --nephew
      -to have Negro boy "Peterson of "Ruth"
      12. John Fitzgerald --nephew
      -to have Negro boy "Jacob Michael" son of "Saphy" at Rock Creek
      13, Attwood Fitzgerald --nephew
      -to have Negro boy "Jacob" son of "Saphy" at Rock Creek
      14. George Fitzgerald --nephew
      -to have Negro boy "John" son of "Fanny"
      15. "Tolley' --"my old & Faithfull Negro"
      -to be emancipated and at liberty at testatrix's death
      16. Edward Edelen
      -named executor along wer testatrix's brother Thomas and nephew William Carroll
      Witnesses: Henry Frazier
      Thomas Robinson
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
      ===
      Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia By Helen West Ridgely, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America;

      St. John's Catholic church at Forest Glen, is a successor
      to the one known as " Nancy Carroll " chapel, where the Rock
      Creek Mission was established many years ago. This chapel
      was built by Anne Carroll, sister of Bishop Carroll, and wife
      of Robert Brent.

      Sacred to the Memory of Elizabeth Digges Carroll, born Aug 4th 1752;
      died Jan. 27th 1843.

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