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

Frances Wilson

Female 1734 - 1790  (56 years)


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  • Name Frances Wilson 
    Birth 1734  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 9 Nov 1790  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21079  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father James Wilson,   b. 17 Aug 1710, Cliffs, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Sep 1792, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Wilson,   b. 1711   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 66 years) 
    Relationship Stepchild 
    Marriage Abt 1730  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Jenkins,   b. 1723, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Dec 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1755  King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Jenkins,   b. 22 May 1755, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 69 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Margaret Jenkins,   b. 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Nov 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Levi Jenkins,   b. 1759, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Nov 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 28 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. James Jenkins,   b. 29 Oct 1761, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1796, Monongalia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 36 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Anne Jenkins,   b. 14 Oct 1764, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 60 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. William Jenkins,   b. 10 Apr 1765, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Mar 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 25 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F8767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776
      John Jenkins, 53: 21: 17: 13: 9
      Frances Jenkins, 49: 19: 3
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 299 FRANCES JENKINS 10/11./1790 11/09/1790
      "being of sound disposing mind & Memory. ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Margaret Hickman --daughter
      -to have the sum of 50 pounds which testator now has in the hands of his father
      2. William Jenkins --son
      -whereas by an instrument of writing dated 01/13/1790, testatrix has given him the privilege of taking a Negro "Sam" on condition.
      -to have 1 bed and fun.left to testatrix by her son Levi Jenkins in his last will and testament along w/every other part of the estate w/ exception
      3. Ann Jenkins --daughter
      -testatrix's son William to pay her the sum of .40 pounds as condition for Negro -Sam" -named executrix of the will
      4. Joseph Jenkins --son
      James Jenkins --son
      -to have the remainder of the money from the appraisement of negro "Sam" over and above the sum of 40 pounds to be divided among them equally
      Witnesses: Edward Gantt, Jacob Crawford
      Then came: the two above named subsc ribers to the will
      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 116 JAMES WILSON 07/30/1790 09/ 18/ 1792
      "being ...of a sound and disposing mind & Memory . .
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Frances Jenkins --daughter
      -to have the sum of 100 pounds
      2. Nancy Wilson --granddaughter
      Mary Wilson --granddaughter
      Sarah Wilson --granddaughter {children of son William Wilson}
      Jane Wilson --granddaughter
      Margery Wilson --granddaughter
      William Wilson --grandson
      James Wilson --grandson
      -to have the sum of 100 pounds
      3. Poor of King George's Parish
      -to have the sum of 10 pounds to be laid out in religious books
      4. William Wilson --son
      -to have the rest and residue of testator's estate both real and personal
      Witnesses: Richard Hill, William Gantt, William Mead
      Then came William Mead
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      1789-1790 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber II [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 497. At the request of William Jenkins the following Agreement was recorded January 20, 1790
      Whereas Mrs. Frances Jenkins, widow of John Jenkins, planter with a view of preventing the personal estate left by her husband from being sold and that she my retain the possession of during her life, hath agree to advance a sum of money sufficient to pay off the pecuniary legatees bequeath by her husband to several of his children and by these presents actually doth covenant and engage to and with her son William Jenkins, one of the executors of her husband in the penal sum of 500 pounds currency that she will discharge them. Now be it known that William Jenkins by these presents doth bind and obligate himself in the penal sum of 500 pounds current money to her the said Frances Jenkins that she shall peaceably and quietly enjoy the possession of such personal estate during her life; but that William Jenkins shall manage and direct the labor of the Negroes left by his father on the plantation where his mother lives during her life and after contributing each of them equally towards paying the necessary expenses when the crops are finished, that is to say, the mother shall have ½ of everything article or commodity raised on the plantation and the other, which rule of distribution shall also hold good and be observed with regard to the increase of the stock during the life of the said Frances Jenkins and further William Jenkins doth stipulate and engage that he will with all convienent speed, pack and carry to the warehouse the tobacco now on had which was left by his father and will delivery to Frances Jenkins one fair and equal half, the other retained by him. And at the same time she reserves the right to herself the possession of every article of her husbands personal estate for her life excepting the few articles bequeath to Ann Jenkins by her fathers will yet she hereby declares Negro Tom and Sukey to be the estate of William Jenkins and impowers and authorizes him to take the same with their increase into his possession immediately after her decease together with ½ of every other article of the 1/3rd part of her husbands estate which she is entitles to, Negro Sam only excepted who shall be appraised at her death and if he shall think proper to advance the money to the person whom Frances Jenkins whall appoint to receive, then in that case William Jenkins shall have Negro Sam also. In testimony whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals this January 13, 1790, Frances Jenkins, William Jenkins in the presence of Rd Cramphin and acknowledged before Rd Cramphin, Richard T. Lowndes

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