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

Richard Duckett

Male 1733 - 1801  (68 years)


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  • Name Richard Duckett 
    Born 17 Mar 1733  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1801  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21056  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Richard Duckett,   b. 21 Feb 1705, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1788, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Nuthall,   b. Abt 1704, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Nov 1729  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 310 CAVE WILLIAMS 01/07/1792 03/14/1792
      "being sick and weak in Body .. °
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Barbary Boyd --daughter
      - to have Negro man "Jacob"
      2. Lilburn Williams --son
      -to have Negro man "Lenn"
      -to have black horse purchased from William Denune
      3. Osborn Williams --son
      -to have Negro man "Levy"
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among all of testator's children share and share alike
      - {unknown} named executor of the will
      4. William Alexander Williams --grandson
      -to have 1 cow and calf and 2 ewes and lambs
      Witnesses: Richard Duckett
      John Brashear
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796; Folio 297 ELEANOR LANSDALE, widow of Isaac 09/19/1790 10/15/1790
      "being sick of Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Thomas Landsale -son
      -to have 10,000 lbs of tobacco and 1 feather bed and turn.
      2. Margaret Boyd --daughter
      -testatrix's son Thomas to hold in trust for her 10,000 lbs of tobacco which is to he sold for ready money and the money to be kept in the hands of Thomas for the use of daughter and her children and the interest arising from the money to be paid to her annually and at her decease the principal to be divided among her children share and share alike
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn.
      3. William Lansdale --son
      -to have Negro boy "Sandy"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn.
      4. Isaac Lansdale --son
      -to have all of testatrix's real estate on condition
      -to have Negro man "George- Negro woman "Phillis" and Negro girl "Ann"
      Negro woman '`Clem" Negro girls "Beck" "Nan" and Negro boy -Peter-
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn.
      - -to have all stock of horses, cattle. sheep and hogs, all plantation utensils and household furniture not mentioned
      -remainder of the estate to be appraised and the value of the estate to be divided amongst testatrix's 6 children share and share alike
      -Thomas, William, and Isaac to be executors of the will
      5. Elizabeth Lansdale --daughter
      Henrietta Lansdale -daughter
      -testatrix's son Isaac to pay to them the sum of 500 pounds current money to be divided between the two of them
      -Elizabeth to have mulatto man "Bob" mulatto woman "Yellow Bett" and all of her children
      -Elizabeth and Henrietta each to have 1 feather bed and furn
      -Henrietta to have Negro woman 'Sue" Negro girl "Lydia"
      -both to have divided between them all of testatrix's state certificates amounting to 800 or 900 pounds current money and all the interest thereon and also to have testatrix's riding chair, bay horse. all silver plate
      Witnesses: Lucy Crabb, Samuel Tyler, Richard Duckett
      Then came: Lucy Crabb and Richard Duckett
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 325 THOMAS CROSS 03/02/1787 03/23/1793
      "being in Good health
      Bequeaths to:.
      1. Benjamin Cross --son
      -to have the sum of 40 pounds current money out of the proceeds from the sale of testator's real estate
      2. Nacey Cross --grandson
      Joseph Cross --grandson {sons of son William Cross, deceased
      -to have 124 pounds current money from the proceeds of the sale of the real estate as a discharge of their father's estate which testator is bound for
      3, Jeremiah Cross --son
      -to have Negro man "Boson" Negro woman "Cate"
      4, Benjamin Cross --son
      -to have Negro man "Walt" and Negro woman "Rachel"
      5. Joseph Cross --son
      -to have Negro lad "Watt" ad Negro girl "Lila:
      -to have testator's stock of hogs, plantation utensils and all household furniture except for 1 feather bed and fun,
      -to have the whole crop of wheat, corn, and tobacco that may be in the house or growing and 1 gray mare named "Taney"
      -named executor of the will
      6. Elizabeth Belt --daughter
      -to have Negro boy "Jacob" and Negro girl "Else"
      7. Mary Turnbull --daughter
      -to have Negro boy "Ailen" and Negro woman "Old Jenny"
      8. Elinor Simmons --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Flora" Negro girl "Cassey"
      9. Sarah Brashears --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Jenny" Negro girl "Mille"
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among all of testator's sons and daughters
      10. Ester Belt --granddaughter (daughter of Osborn Belt) -to have 1 feather bed and furn., and 10 pounds cash
      Witnesses: Baruch Duckett, Richard Duckett, Jr., Benjamin (mark)
      Then came: Richard Duckett and Baruch Duckett
      Note: the testator signed the will with his JP mark
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 156. At the request of Richard Duckett, Jr. the following Deed was recorded November 24, 1767
      Indenture made November 21, 1767; Richard Butt in consideration of 105 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by Richard Duckett, Jr., has sold one moiety of a tract called "Batchelors Delight" containing 103 acres being part of "Darnalls Grove" and bounded by Robert Bradley's land and Samuel Duvall's land. Signed Richard Butt in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, Joseph Sprigg and at the same time Sarah Butt w/o Richard Butt relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 395. At the request of Richard Duckett, Jr. the following Deed was recorded November 24, 1777
      I Elizabeth Duckett wife of Richard Duckett in consideration of the love and goodwill which she bears to her son-in-law Richard Duckett, Jr. as also for the further consideration of 5 shillings sterling has released and forever quit claim unto him forever all her right of dower in a tract called "Darnalls Grove" now in his possession and formerly conveyed to him by his father Richard Duckett. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this November's 5th 1777, Elizabeth Duckett in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Boyd, James Mullikin

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