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

Mary Clarkson

Female Aft 1742 - Aft 1792  (> 50 years)


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  • Name Mary Clarkson 
    Birth Aft 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1792  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27838  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

    Family Thomas Clements,   b. 1746, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Mar 1787, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 41 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1772  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Xaverius Clements,   b. Abt 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 24 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Clements,   b. 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 39 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Mary Clements,   b. 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 18 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. John Horace Clements,   b. 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Henry Clements,   b. 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1823, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 42 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Thomas Clarkson Clements,   b. 1783, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Mar 1823, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F8499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • 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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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 338. Thomas Clements' Will.
      I, Thomas Clements of CC, am sick & weak of body, but of perfect mind and memory.
      To my brother John Clements - a parcel of land called reformation, provided sd John conveys a tract of land adjoining my plantation, to my heirs.
      To my wife Mary Clements - one half of my land, during her natural life, which half, after my wife's death, to my daughters Elizabeth Clements & Mary Clements, until such time as they are married.
      To my child which my wife is now with child with - that land that I have left to my wife, provided it should be a girl, until she is married.
      To my sons, Frans Ceuaeious Clements & Thomas Clarkson Clements - one half of my land, to be equally divided between them, when they shall arrive to the age of 21 years_
      To my sons, George Henry Clements & Henry Clements [sic] - that half of my land I have left to my wife, after her death, to be equally divided between them.
      To my issue that my wife is now with child with - one third of my land that I have left her, after death, if it should be a son.
      All my personal estate, after my just debts arc paid, to be equally divided among all my children after my wife's thirds are taken out.
      Executrix: my wife. executor: my brother John Clements.
      Signed Oct 28, 1784 - Thos Clements.
      Wit - Dan McPherson, Willm McPherson, Saml Hamilton.
      Probated on Mar 12, 1787 by the executrix and executor and by the oath of witness William McPherson Jr.
      I certify that Francis Covarious Clements, the heir at law, is a minor & not present when the foregoing probates were taken.
      Signed - John Muschett, Regr of Wills.
      On mar 12, 1787, Letters Testamentary were granted to Mary Clements & John Clements; their securities were Archibald Johnson & Leonard Hamilton. Appraisers: William McPherson, Giles Green Jr.
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      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 21. Thomas Clements, decd - Additional Inventory. Joint executors: his widow, Mary Clements, & John Clements. Negro John (3 years old), Sophier (18 months old).
      Total amount: 25.13.9.
      Signed Mar 21, 1791 - Will'm McPherson, Giles Green Jr. CC, May 9, 1791, then came Mary Clements, executrix, and John Clements, executor, and made oath.
      Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 528. Nov 14, 1792 from James Simms, high Sheriff of CC, to Mary Clements, widow of Thomas Clements of C. On Apr 19, 1792, a writ of fieri facias issued out of CC Court to sd Simms, CC Sheriff, commanding him to raise 50 £(a debt) and 438 lbs of tobacco (cost of suit) from the goods and chattels, lands and tenements, of Francis X Clements, late of CC, and to have the money and tobacco before the CC Justices at CC Court to be held at Charles Town on the 3rd Monday of next Aug, to render to Ignatius Simpson the debt and cost of suit afd, whereof sd Francis X Clements was convicted. At sd Court, Simms reported that he had levied of the lands of Francis X Clements, one tract of land called Thomas and Henry, containing 122-1/2 acres, one other tract called Name Unknown containing 75 acres, and after giving due notice, sd Sheriff did, on Aug 11, 1792, sell the afd lands to the highest bidder. Sd Mary Clements was the highest bidder and became the purchaser for 35 £7 shillings and 8 pence half penny. Sd Mary now wants title to the land, hence this deed. Signed - James Simms, Shff CC. Wit - James Freeman*, Robert Turner, M.J. Stone*_ Recorded Nov 14, 1792.
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1806-1808; Liber IB-7 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 293.
      At the request of Mary Clements the following Deed was recorded March 16, 1807
      Indenture made December 8, 1806; Samuel Hamilton of the city of Washington, District of Columbia in consideration of $3000 current money of the United States paid by Mary Clements has sold parts of tracts called "Green's Inheritance", "Addition to Herefordshire", "Hanson's Retreat" and "Ferrall's Neglect" containing 312 acres. Signed Samuel Hamilton in the presence of John M. Gantt State of Maryland, of Prince George's County Sct: December 8, 1806 acknowledged before John M. Gantt, Chief Justice of the 1st Judicial District of the State of Maryland (which district is composed of the counties of St. Mary's, Charles and Prince George's) and that the same time Christina Hamilton wife of Samuel Hamilton relinquished her right of dower

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