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

Richard Clarkson

Male Aft 1736 - 1787  (< 49 years)


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  • Name Richard Clarkson 
    Birth Aft 1736  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 23 Oct 1787  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21038  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Thomas Clarkson,   b. 14 Sep 1714, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Dec 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Blanford,   b. 1717, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Nov 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 255 R1CHARD CLARKSON 09/26/1787 10/23/1787
      "being in my perfect senses but low in body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Joseph Clarkson --brother
      -to have the plantation whereon testator now dwells called "Rozer Gift" after the death of testator's mother on the condition that he gives up the plantation whereon he now lives to testator's brother Thomas Clarkson, and if not then Thomas to take possession of the plantation
      2. Thomas Clarkson --brother
      -whoever takes possession of testator's plantation is to give up possession of the land whereon they live to the other brother after the death of testator's mother
      -named executor along w/ testator's brother Joseph
      -whoever takes testator's plantation on Broad Creek is to have Negro man 'Bob" Witnesses: George Dyer
      Richard Wade
      William Edelin Elisha Harrison
      Then came: George Dyer and Elisha Harrison
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783 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

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