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

William Clarkson

Male Aft 1740 -


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  • Name William Clarkson 
    Birth Aft 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I27837  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

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783 Folio 128 THOMAS CLARKSON Page 03/17/1777 12/16/1780
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Sarah Clarkson --daughter (eldest daughter)
      -to have 3 Negroes: Negro wench "Sook" her son "George" and her daughter "Ann"
      -to have best feather bed and furn., 2 cows and calves, the young bay mare "got by Simsons horse."
      2. William Clarkson --son
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn ., 2 cows and calves
      3. Mary Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Net"
      5. Anne Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro "Jude" and her increase
      6. Francis Clement --grandson
      -to have 12 pounds currency to be paid to him when he arrives at age
      7. Richard Clarkson --son
      -to have Negro "Bob"
      -to have tract of land called "Rozers Gift"
      -named executor along w/ testator's widow
      8. Sarah Clarkson --wife
      -to have all the remainder of testator's personal estate for her widowhood, but should she remarry, then to have one third part of the residue
      Witnesses: John Worland, Hezekiah Mudd, Henry Clarkson
      Then came: Hezekiah Mudd and Henry Clarkson
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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