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

Sarah Howard

Female 1734 - Aft 1778  (> 44 years)


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  • Name Sarah Howard 
    Born 18 Oct 1734  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1 Jun 1778  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2886  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father William Stevens Howard,   b. 3 Nov 1684, Pokomoke, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1734, Wm & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Briscoe,   b. Abt 1692, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1735, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1721  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Wailes,   b. Between 1726 and 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Bef 16 Jan 1754  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Covington Wailes,   b. 16 Jan 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Franklin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
     2. Henry Truman Wailes,   b. 1 Sep 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)  [natural]
     3. Edward Lloyd Wailes,   b. 25 Sep 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1809, Oglethorpe County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     4. William Howard Wailes,   b. 16 Feb 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1779, At sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  [natural]
     5. Levin Covington Wailes,   b. 9 Mar 1768, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1847, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     6. John Wailes,   b. 12 Sep 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, At sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)  [natural]
     7. George Wailes,   b. Bef 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1798, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F2272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Howard, William Stevens, planter, Charles County, 15th Dec., 1733; 29th Apr., 1734.
      To eld. son Edmund and hrs., plantation at Mattawoman; and personalty.
      To wife Sarah, extx., dwelling plantation during life, at her decease to young. son William and hrs., he dying without issue to eld. son Edmund and hrs.
      To dau. Rachel wife of Mathew Compton, personalty. Residue of estate, after wife's thirds are deducted, to four young. child., viz.: William, Elizabeth, Susannah and Sarah.
      Test: Benjamin Douglas, Sr., Philip Jenkins, Benjamin Douglas, Jr. 21. 55.
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      Truman, James, gent., Prince George's County, 26th May, 1744; 30th Aug., 1744.
      To bro. William Howard, sisters Elizabeth and Sarah Howard, neph. Henry Smoot, niece Susanna, and neph. James, personalty.
      To neph. Thomas, entire real estate. Shd. he die without issue, to pass to neph. James.
      To bro. Henry, ex., residue of estate.
      Test: William Bright, Benj. Swan, John Booker. MCW 23. 58
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      Contributed by Jo Anne Mackby

      Sarah Howard b. 18 Oct 1734 Charles Co. MD; alive 1 Jun 1778 [dau of William Stevens Howard of Charles Co. MD] m. bef 16 Jan 1754 Prince George's Co. MD Benjamin Wailes, Jr. d. intestate by 1772 Prince George's Co. MD. Issue:

      1. Elizabeth Covington Wailes b. 16 Jan 1754 Prince George's Co. MD m. abt 1773 Philip Thomas b. 1750; d. 1821 [son of John Thomas, Jr and Mary Wilson of Charles Co. MD, dau of John Wilson of Montgomery Co. MD. It is believed John and Mary were married for abt 60 years. Issue: 14.]

      2. Henry Trueman Wailes b. 1 Sep 1756 Prince George's Co. MD.; d. 8 Sep 1766.

      3. Edward Lloyd Wailes b. 25 Sep 1758 Prince George's Co. MD; d. 27 Jan 1809 Oglethorpe Co. GA m. [lic] 22 Mar 1780 Prince George's Co. MD Sarah Biggs Oden b. Nov 1763 Prince George's Co. MD; d. 16 Jun 1840 Madison Co. GA [dau of Meshac Oden m. Elizabeth [.....]. Sarah Biggs Oden was half-sister to Eleanor Davis who m. Levin Wailes (1768-1847), younger brother to Edward Lloyd Wailes (above). Edward Lloyd Wailes and Sarah Biggs Oden issue: 4. [names available]

      4. William Howard Wailes b. 16 Feb 1761 Prince George's Co. MD; lost at sea 1779.

      5. Levin Wailes b. 9 Mar 1768 Prince George's Co. MD; d. 24 May 1847 Mississippi m. [lic.] 28 Nov 1796 Prince George's Co. MD Eleanor Davis b. 9. Jan 1773 MD; d. 12 Jan 1841 Mississippi, half-sister of Sarah [Biggs] Oden (above).

      6. John Wailes b. 12 Sep 1771 Prince George's Co. MD; lost at sea 1799

      Ref: MGSB

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