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

Cassandra Brashears

Female Abt 1757 - 1823  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Cassandra Brashears 
    Birth Abt 1757  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 4 Aug 1823  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36810  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Samuel Brashears,   b. 5 Dec 1718, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Aug 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel Brashears,   b. 22 Jun 1729, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Oct 1795, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1745  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Duvall,   b. 20 Jul 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Sep 1814, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years) 
    Marriage 27 Mar 1778  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dennis Duvall,   b. Aft 1779  [Father: natural]
     2. George Washington Duvall,   b. Aft 1779, Prince George's 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 > 44 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Sophia Duvall,   b. 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1835, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Trueman Duvall,   b. 28 Feb 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Arabella Duvall,   b. Bef 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1822, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Celia Duvall,   b. Abt 1801   d. Aft 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 23 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F14491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1823-1827 Prince George's County MD Will Book
      Folio 344 CASSANDRA DUVALL 06/25/1823; 08/04/1823
      "being weak of body ..."

      Bequeaths to:
      1. Charles Duvall ---son
      -to have Negro man "Jonathan"
      -to have 1/2 dozen silver table spoons and 1 mahogany bureau
      2. Dennis Duvall --son
      -to have large mahogany dining table and 1 looking glass
      3. George Duvall--son
      -to have Negro woman "Kitty" and her child
      -to have 1/2 dozen silver tea spoons and 1 high post bed stead
      bed and fum.
      4. Sela Cross --daughter
      -to have 1 painted post bedstead, bed and fum.
      -remainder ofthe estate to be divided equally among testatrix's children --
      Charles, Dennis, George, and Sela and granddaughter Cassandra Beall
      5. Cassandra Beall--granddaughter
      -to have 1 feather bed, bedstead and fum, I looking glass, dark
      mahogany dining table
      6. Cornelia Duvall --granddaughter
      -to have 1/2 dozen yellow chairs, and a round walnut table
      7. Mahaly Duvall --granddaughter
      -to have the testatrix's side saddle
      8. Sophia Page (?) --daughter
      -to have 1 shilling and 110 more
      9. Children of daughter Arebella Duvall
      -to have 1 shilling and no more
      10. Mary Harkin (?) --daughter
      -to have the sum of 1 shilling and no more
      11. Children of son Truman Duvall
      -they --except for the above named Cornelia--to have 1 shilling and 110 more
      Witnesses: William Williams
      Nathan Hoskinson
      Henry Culver, Jr.
      Then came: William Williams and Henry Culver, Jr.
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 346 SAMUEL BRASHEAR 0107/1792 08/09/1794
      "being in good health ..."
      Beqoeaths to:
      1, Sarah Brashear --daughter-in-law (widow of son Samuel) -to havc shilling sterling and no more
      2. Truman Brashear --grandson (son of Samuel)
      -to have Negro man "Adam" when he comes of age 2! and no more or the estiue
      3, Wilkerson Brashear --son
      -to have a tract of land called "Hogs Harbour" being the said tract of land whereon testator new lives cont. 109 acres -to have Negro woman "Sall"
      -to have 1 desk, I chest, 1/2; dozen leather chairs, the rd. best bed and furn in the house
      -to have hand irons, shovel, tongs, and a gelding. horse called "Matcham- and no more of the estate
      -named executor of the will
      4. John Brashear --son
      -to have Negro girl "Lucy" and no more of the estate
      5. Martha Brashear --daughter-in-Law (widow of son Benedict)
      -to have 1 shilling sterling and no more
      6. Samuel Brashear --grandson (son of Benedict) -to have Negro giri "Are" and no more
      7. Ruth Sheriff -daughter
      to have Negro girl "Charity" and no more of the estate
      8. Cassey Duvall --daughter
      -to have the sum of 30 pounds and no more
      9. Elizabeth Lucas --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Flora" and no more of the estate
      10. Rachel Belt --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sall- and no more of the estate
      11. Barton Brashears --son
      -to have Negro man 'Toby" and all of iestator's wearing apparel and no more Witnesses: John Inglehart, Thomas Abegal (mark), Samuel D. Beck
      Then came: John ingleheart and Thomas Abigail
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1790-1796;
      Folio 361 RACHAEL BRASHEAR, widow Of Samuel 09/25/1794 10/29/1795
      "being sick in body
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Wilkerson Brashear --son
      Barton Brashear --son
      -to have all of testatrix's dower right of the estate of her deceased husband to be divided between them
      -named excutors of the wil
      2, Ruth Sheriff -daughter
      -to have side saddle— almost new, and no more of the estate
      3. Cassey Duvall --daughter
      Elizabeth Lucas --daughter
      Rachel Belt --daughter
      -to have all of testatrix's wearing apparel to be divided among them
      Witnesses: Moses Harvey (mark)
      Elizabeth Brashears
      Samuel Duvall Beck
      Then came; Moses Harvey and Samuel Duvall Beck
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark

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