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

Thomas Clarkson

Male 1748 - 1812  (64 years)


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  • Name Thomas Clarkson 
    Birth 1748  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 11 Aug 1812  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21040  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

    Family Elizabeth Dyer,   b. 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1814, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Marriage 1774  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, Page 77
      Thomas Clarkson, Jr., 28: 2: 1
      Elizabeth, 37: 3
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio 59 THOMAS CLARKSON, planter 06/04/1786 08/11/1812
      "being in perfect health"
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Clarkson --wife
      -to have the testator's houses and plantation wbereon lie now lives being part of his tract of land called Peakham and to be laid off to cont, 100 acres and to be laid off as uniform and complete as may he having respect to the outlines of the whole tract with the situation of cleared and uncleared land and to be
      laid off as provide a sufficient supply of timber and to have the above for her natural
      -to have the remainder and residue of the estate
      -named executrix of the will
      2. Thomas Clarkson --son
      Charles Clarkson --son
      -to have the remainder of the tract of land cont. 200 acres and to be divided equally between them and at widow's death the other 100 acres to be divided equally between them
      3. Elizabeth Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl 'Jenny'
      4. Sarah Jackson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl Nell" or "Eleanor"
      -whereas the testator's father Thomas Clarkson did by his last will devise and bequeath to the testator's mother Sarah Clarkson several Negroes and property and at her death to be divided among 10 children as specified by the will, and whereas the testator's mother is still living, then at her death the share of the Negroes and property belonging to the testator to be divided among his 4 children
      Witnesses: Giles Dyer (?)
      Joseph Clarkson
      George Dyer (?)
      Then came: Giles Dyer
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Note: Giles Dyer deposed that many years ago he was called on to witness the will of Thomas Clarkson and that the deponent and George Dyer one other of the subscribers and his brother Edward Dyer went there together and while there he signed the will in the presence of the testator
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 255 RICHARD 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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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 223. At the request of Thomas Clarkson, Jr. the following Deed was recorded January 11, 1776
      I Thomas Clarkson, Sr., planter in consideration of the natural affection that I bear to my son Thomas Clarkson, Jr., as for divers other good causes and considerations me unto moving has given by these presents a tract called "Peckham" containing 338 acres lying near Tinkers Branch and formerly conveyed by Henry Rozer unto Thomas Clarkson, Sr, bearing date August 22, 1767. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this December 13, 1775, Thomas Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Luke Marbury and at the same time Sarah Clarkson s/o Thomas Clarkson relinquished her right of dower
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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 270. At the request of Joseph Clarkson the following Deed was recorded May 22, 1776
      I Thomas Clarkson, Jr., planter in consideration of the natural affection that I have and do bear to my brother Joseph Clarkson as also for divers other good causes and considerations me unto moving do give by these presents part of a tract called "Peckham" lying on the west side of Tinkers Branch containing 37 ½ acres formerly conveyed to me by my father Thomas Clarkson bearing date December 13, 1775. Signed Thomas Clarkson, Jr. in the presence of and acknowledged before Luke Marbury, Thomas Clagett and at the same time Elizabeth Clarkson wife of Thomas Clarkson, Jr. relinquished her right of dower
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      1791-1793 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JRM 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 243. At the request of Henry Rozier [Rozer] the following Deed was recorded August 3, 1792
      Indenture made August 2, 1792; Thomas Clarkson and Joseph Clarkson, planters in consideration of 800 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Henry Rozer has sold a tract called "Rozers Gift" where their mother Sarah Clarkson now resides and has a life estate being part of "Admariothria" formerly conveyed to William Clarkson by Notley Rozer as by deed bearing date May 27, 1759 containing 159 acres. Signed Thomas Clarkson, Joseph Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before Samuel Hepburn, John Smith Brookes

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