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

Henry Low Mudd

Male Bef 1751 - 1829  (> 78 years)


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  • Name Henry Low Mudd 
    Born Bef 1751  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Dec 1829  Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21006  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2023 

    Father Bennett Mudd,   b. 1719, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1804, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Blanford,   b. Aft 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1749  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Clarkson,   b. 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1771  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F13774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === called "Low" in his fathers will
      Charles County Maryland Will Book AL-12, 1801-1808, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 159.
      Bennett Mudd, Will, September 16, 1800; January 7, 1804
      I, Bennett Mudd of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound mind and memory;
      To son Raphael Mudd, 2 negroes; Peter and George.
      To 3 daughters, Mary Eleanor Mudd, Aminta Mudd and Susanna Mudd, during their single lives, part of 2 adjoining tracts, "Hickory Thickett" containing 47-1/2 acres which I purchased of John Thomas dec'd, and "Boarmans Reserve", which I purchased of Luke Mudd. Then the two tracts to go to son Raphael Mudd.
      To son Charles Mudd, 3 negroes; Judy, Clem and Randolph, and 1 oval table.
      To son Joseph Mudd, 3 negroes; Will, Jane and Matthew, also 1 bed and furniture, 2 heifers and 5 head of sheep. Whereas my son Joseph being incapable of taking proper care of himself, I do commit him together with his legacy to the care of my brother Raphael Mudd to act as trustee. In case the said Raphael Mudd mistreat him in any respect, my daughter Aminta Mudd should take the care and management in full.
      To son Henry Low Mudd, 20 pounds current money of Maryland.
      To son Raphael Mudd, 1 bed and furniture.
      To son Charles Mudd, 1 bed and furniture, my black horse, 5 head of sheep and a couple heifers.
      To 3 daughters, Mary Eleanor Mudd, Aminta Mudd and Susanna Mudd, the remaining part and residue of my estate.
      Executor: son Charles Mudd, daughter Aminta Mudd
      Signed: September 16, 1800 Bennett Mudd
      Wit: Basil Wheeler Beavin, Richard Beavin, Ignatius Middleton
      ===
      Folio 128 THOMAS CLARKSON Page 03/17/1777 12/16/1780
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Sarah Clarkson --daughter (eldest daughter)
      -to have 3 Negroes: Negro wench "Sook" her son "George" and her daughter "Ann"
      -to have best feather bed and furn., 2 cows and calves, the young bay mare "got by Simsons horse."
      2. William Clarkson --son
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn ., 2 cows and calves
      3. Mary Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Net"
      5. Anne Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro "Jude" and her increase
      6. Francis Clement --grandson
      -to have 12 pounds currency to be paid to him when he arrives at age
      7. Richard Clarkson --son
      -to have Negro "Bob"
      -to have tract of land called "Rozers Gift"
      -named executor along w/ testator's widow
      8. Sarah Clarkson --wife
      -to have all the remainder of testator's personal estate for her widowhood, but should she remarry, then to have one third part of the residue
      Witnesses: John Worland, Hezekiah Mudd, Henry Clarkson
      Then came: Hezekiah Mudd and Henry Clarkson
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 227 EDWARD CLARKSON 11/14/1785 12/02/1785
      -being aged and infirm .."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Lee Mudd --son-in-law
      -to during his father Bennett Mudd's life 100 acres of land whereon he now lives called "Plains of Shrewsbury"
      2. Henry Clarkson --son
      -after the decease of Bennett Mudd's father to have the 100 acres
      -to have Negro girl "Mary"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn.
      3. Edward Clarkson --son
      -to have a tract of land being 128 acres lying on Hanson's Branch called
      "Clarkson's Nonsuch"
      -to have testator's dwelling place whereon testator now lives
      -to have Negro boy "Nicholas"
      -riding horse and saddle to testator's two sons Edward and Henry
      -named executor of the will
      4. Martha Mudd --daughter
      Sarah Smith --daughter
      -to have the remainder of the estate to be divided equally between them
      Witnesses: Robert Wade, Walter Edelen, George King
      Then came: Robert Wade and Walter Edelen Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
      ===

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