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

Turnor Wootton

Male Abt 1772 - 1797  (~ 25 years)


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  • Name Turnor Wootton 
    Birth Abt 1772  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 12 Jul 1797  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36922  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father William Turner Wootton,   b. 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Mar 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Sprigg,   b. 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Nov 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1765  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Mackall Bowie,   b. 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 Jul 1825, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years) 
    Marriage 27 Mar 1794  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Turner Wootton,   b. Abt 1795, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F23464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1797-1803;
      Folio 397 TURNER WOOTTON 04/12/1797
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Wootton --wife
      -to have all of testator's estate both real and personal for her natural life
      -named executrix of the will and testator's uncle Richard to make over to her all his right and title in a tract of land held bv Sangston Wootton called "The Free School'. and "Digges" agreeable to the terms of his bond
      2. Richard Wootton --uncle
      -to have all of testator's right and title to a mill seat upon the Patuxent River to have for the term of 21 years on the condition that he pay the expenses of digging the mill race
      3. William Turner Wootton --son
      -at the end of 21 years to have testator's mill seat on the Patuxent left to uncle Richard
      4. Ann Hearmance (?) --niece
      -to have when she arrives at the age of 16, Negroes: "Minty" and her family and "Linda" and her increase
      Then came: Samuel Tyler who swore that the foregoing instrument of writing was ''wrote by him, the deponent, in the presence at the request and by the direction of the said deceased and then read to him, who said it was all right and asked him to lay it by as he was not in a situation to proceed any farther at present, ..."
      Then came: Mary Wootton. widow and executrix who quit her claims to the bequests of the will and elected to take her thirds of the estate both real and personal
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      Shirley Middleton Moller 2007-06-22 21:30:41
      Turnor Wootton that married Mary Mackall Bowie is the s/o William Turnor Wootton and Ann Sprigg.
      Colonial Families, Volume II, Wootton Family, Page 782
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 312 DAVID CLARK 05/03/1792 06/19/1792
      "being in a weak state of health .
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Marianne Craik Clark --daughter
      Mary Ann Clark --daughter
      -all of testator's estatc both real and personal to be divided between them
      2. Eleanor Clark --wife
      -to have the use of testator's estate durinv her widowhood in lieu of her thirds
      3. Thomas Clark --brother
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses, Osborn Sprigg, Henry Lowe Hall, Turner Wootton
      Then came; Osborn Sprigg and Henry Lowe Hall
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 478 ROBERT POTTENGER I 2/05/1800 03/16/1801
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Pottenger --wife
      -named executrix and instructed to sell such of testator's Negroes. and other personal property not needed for the use of the family or eultivation and the money is to he pal out to interest for the interest of testator's children
      -named guardian to testator's children --and whereas testator is desirous that she not sell any of the real estate under the preeeding clause, --estate is to be kept together for the maintenance and education of testator's children until the 1" of January 1807 when testator's son Robert --should he live--turns 21
      -after the year 1807 the estate is to be divided as the law allows as if testator had not written a will
      -whereas testator has a dispute over some land with the Mrs. Mary Wootton. widow and relict of Turner Wootton, executrix is to prosecute the claim
      -to have servant "Cassandra" al las "Cassey" and carriage driver "Charles" -to have testator's chariot and 2 carriage horses
      -to have her dower share of testator's estate
      2, Robert Pottenger --son
      -to have testator's gold watch and seals when he arrives at the age of 21
      Witnesses: Thomas Lansdale
      Thomas Bowie
      Thomas Buchanan
      Then came: Thomas Buchanan
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      1790-1791 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JJ 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 463. At the request of John Hilleary the following Deed was recorded March 3, 1791
      Indenture made January 27, 1791; Turner Wootton in consideration of 224 pounds current money paid by John Hilleary has sold part of "Landover" containing 136 ¼ acres and beginning in the corrected third line called "Three Sisters" and bounded by the Green Marsh and the part of "Landover" in possession of Robert Simmons. Signed 'Turnor Wootton' in the presence of and acknowledged beforeThos Duckett, Erasmus Gantt
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      1790-1791 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JJ 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 464. At the request of Walter Hilleary the following Deed was recorded March 3, 1791
      Indenture made January 27, 1791; Turner Wootton in consideration of 326 pounds current money paid by Walter Hilleary has sold part of "Landover" containing 162 ¼ acres and beginning in the corrected third line called "Three Sisters" and bounded by the Green Marsh and the part of "Landover" in possession of Robert Simmons. Signed 'Turnor Wootton' in the presence of and acknowledged beforeThos Duckett, Erasmus Gantt

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