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

Benoni Hamilton Wade

Male Bef 1774 - Aft 1823  (> 51 years)


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  • Name Benoni Hamilton Wade 
    Birth Bef 1774  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1823  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21197  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Robert Wade,   b. 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Mar 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Hardy,   b. 27 Feb 1729, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Nov 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hecatissa Hamilton,   b. Bef 1774, Charles 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 > 51 years) 
    Marriage Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 350 MARY WADE, widow & relict of Robert 07/02/1794 11/11/1794
      "being very weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to;
      1. Robert W. Harrison --grandson
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds to be put out at interest and to be paid to him when he arrives at age 21.
      2. Peggy Magruder --granddaughter
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds and testatrix's side saddles and also a little bay mare called "Suck" and to have when she arrives at age 16.
      3. Benony Wade --son Richard Wade --son
      -to have the rest and remainder of the estate to be divided equally between them and in case Richard should not ever come home" then the whole of the remainder to Benony.
      -Benony named executor of the will
      Witnesses: Walter Edelen
      John McAtee
      Then came: the two above named subscribers 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 321 ROBERT WADE 12/06/1792 03/05/1793
      "being indisposed in Body.."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Mary Henry Harrison --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sophia'
      2. Robert Wade Harrison --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Dick"
      3. Meeke Bayne --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Beck" and her child who she has in her possession
      4. Richard Croke (?) --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Will"
      5. Margaret Sprigg Magruder --granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Jane"
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn
      6. Violetta Wade --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Stacy" and Negro boy "Jacob"
      -to have 1 horse, sulkey and 1 feather bed and furn., 1 cow and calf, 6 chairs. I table and 1 pot
      -to have the use of testator's land called "Stoney Harbor" for her single life
      7. Richard Wade --son
      Benony Wade --son
      -to have all that part or parcel of land called "Stoney Harbor" on Tinker's Branch and should either die, then the survivor to have the whole
      -Richard to have Negro man "Peter" Benony to have Negro man "Daniel"
      8. Mary Wade --wife
      -to have Negro girls 'Nan" "Little Nell" Negro woman -Big Nell" and Negro "Milly" Negro man "Nate" Negro woman "Betty" Negro woman "Henny- mid her child, a boy,
      -to have the residue of the estate for her natural life and at her decease to be divided between testator's sons Richard and Benony, daughter Violetta and grandchildren Mary Henry Harrison, Robert Wade Harrison. and Margaret Sprigg Magruder
      -named executrix along w/ testator's son Benony
      9. John Ranter
      -testator orders that the money due to testator by a bond from Ranter for 90 pounds for Negro "Peg" and her 2 sons to be paid to Alexander Hamilton on account of a debt due him on account of Susanna Thorn's estate by testator's bond to him
      10. Alexander Hamilton of Piscataway
      -to give his assistance to testator's widow and children in settling testator's estate and desires that tract of land called "Hunter's Folly" to be sold and the money from the sale to pay debts
      Witnesses: Alexander Hamilton, William Marshall, George King
      Then came: George King
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Mary Wade. widow and renounced her right to the bequests of the will and elected to take her thirds of the estate both real and personal. Signed by her with her mark
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1813-1814; Liber IB-10 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 384. At the request of Philip Stuart the following Deed was recorded February 1, 1814
      Indenture made November 27, 1813; between Delilah Hamilton, Hecatissa Wade, Richard Lanham and Julia Lanham his wife of one part and Philip Stuart of the other part. Witnessed that whereas Burditt Hamilton late of CC deceased did by his last will and testament dated March 24, 1784 among other devisees make the following to wit, it is my desire and direction that I will and ordain accordingly that after the death of my wife and after all my sons shall be 18 and my daughter shall be 16 yrs old that my two tracts of land "Woodberry's Harbour" and "Mountjoy" be sold and I appoint my wife Elenor Hamilton sole executrix of my will and my daughters Delilah Hamilton, Hecatissa Hamilton and Julia Hamilton as trustees for sailing my said two tracts of land. Now this indenture further witnesseth that Delilah Hamilton, Hecatissa Hamilton and intermarried with Benoni H. Wade and Richard Lanham who intermarried with Julia Harrison by virtue of the power vested in him and for the consideration of $2476.60 current money has sold unto Philip Stuart the aforementioned tracts of land binding on the Potomac River and laid out for 176 acres 3 rods and 24 perches. Signed Delilah Hamilton, Hecatissa Wade, Richard Lanham, Julia Lanham in the presence of and acknowledged before William Marshall, Henry H. Clagett JP's of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Certified by John Read Magruder Jr., Clerk of Prince George's County, Maryland Court.

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