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

John Wilson

Male 1739 - 1790  (50 years)


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  • Name John Wilson 
    Birth 6 May 1739  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 27 Mar 1790  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21824  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Jonathan Wilson,   b. Bef 1718, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1806, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha Briscoe,   b. Abt 1722, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Mar 1762, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 12 May 1738  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Perry,   b. Abt 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1759  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Wilson,   b. 12 Dec 1772, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Nov 1837, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. James Wilson,   b. Between 1760 and 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 33 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F14253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Folio 124 JOHN WILSON Page 12/19/1779 03/27/1790
      "being sick and weak in Body ...
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Wilson--wife
      -to have all of the estate both real and personal
      -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Jeremiah Brashears, Benjamin Cross (mark)
      Then came: Jeremiah Brashears
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      === Montgomery County, Md Wills
      PERRY, JAMES L D f 539 4 Feb 1802
      L 1 p 483 10 Feb 1802
      Sisters: Rachel West, ·Ann Hilleary
      Nieces: Jane Beall, Martha Wade
      2 daus. (under age 16) of niece Cassandra Wayman, dec'd.
      Friends and relatives: John Willson and Richard Wootton - at decease of wife Rachel Perry, land called "Joseph's Goodwill" and "Wickhams Park" willed testator by his dec'd. father; also, "Little Park" deeded testator by
      Thomas Nickolls and "West part of Discontent" deeded testator by Richard Wootton
      Wit: Archibald Orme, Zachariah Dowden, Aquilla Gatton
      Codicil dated 8 Feb 1802
      Wit: Charles Williams, Greenbury Gaither, Zachariah Gatton, Sr.
      ===
      BRISCOE, ELINOR, Charles County, widow 2 Feb 1753; 11 MAR 1755
      To granddau Elinor Briscoe, dau of Leonard and Elizabeth Briscoe, Negro Phills. First child of Phills to go to Mary BrIscoe dau of Leonard and Elizabeth Briscoe.
      To grandson Hanson Briscoe son of PhiIlip Chloe Briscoe, Negro boy Riswell and If he dies without; issue then to his brother John Hanson Briscoe,
      To granddau. Ellinor Llewellin Briscoe, dau of Samuel and Margaret Briscoe, 6 silver spoons.
      To granddau. Elinor Wilson Briscoe dau of Hezekiah and Susannah Briscoe, Negro girl Nan.
      To granddau Margarett Briscoe dau of Hezekiah and Susannah Briscoe, Negro girl Henny.
      To grandson John Wilson, Negro woman Moll.
      My wearing apparel to daus, Martha Wilson and Elizabeth Briscoe.
      To son Hezekiah Briscoe tract called "Retirement," lying part in St, Mary Co. and part in Charles Co.
      Son Hezekiah Briscoe, ex.
      Wit: Andw. Chunn, John Compton, James Compton. MCW 29.110
      ===
      1791-1793 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JRM 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 137. At the request of James Wilson s/o John the following Deed was recorded February 23, 1792
      Indenture made November 8, 1791; Elizabeth Wilson in consideration of the natural good will and affection she beareth towards James Wilson s/o John and 5 shillings sterling money has given a tract called "Bealls Gift" containing 100 acres beginning at a stone standing in the north line at the northwest corner of Alexander Duvall's part of said land; as also the tract that Elizabeth Wilson now lives called "Newfoundland" containing 150 acres as appears by a deed from John Holmes to John Wilson but by a regular resurvey contains less; Negroes Will and Davy, 1 gray horse, 2 bay horses, 1 sorrell horse, 8 black cattle, 14 horses, 8 sheep, 3 feather beds with steds and furniture, 2 tables after the decease of her. Signed Elizabeth Wilson in the presence of and acknowledged before Thos. Duckett, Walter Bowie, associate justice of PGCo

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