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

Dorcus Dement

Female 1747 -


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  • Name Dorcus Dement 
    Birth 1 Apr 1747  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I43018  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2023 

    Father William Dement,   b. Bef 1709   d. 22 Feb 1765, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Dement,   b. Bef 1713, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1752 and 1764, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1730  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      Mary Amery, d bef 10 Sep 1787, in Charles County, MD.

      AH 9.412

      The Will of Mary Amery
      I, Mary Amery of CC, am infirm of body but in perfect and sound memory.
      To my son Samuel Amery the plantation whereon I now live, it being part of a tract of land called Watsons Choice.
      To my dau Margaret Cartwright one stuff gown and one black shaile.
      To my dau Lydia Wood one black silk bonnet.
      To my dau Eleanor Swan one black cotton velvet cloak.
      To my granddaughter Dorcas Dement one checked cotton gown.
      To my granddaughter Mary Marhon one striped cotton gown and one new striped cotton short gown.
      To my granddaughter Elizabeth Davis my Cost country cloth gown.
      To my granddaughter Mary Amery one yellow striped gown, one white handkerchief.
      The rest of my wearing apparel is to be equally divided among my afd three daus and four granddaus.
      Executor: my son Samuel
      Signed 27 May 1787 Mary N her mark Amery
      Wit: Sam Turner, Randolph Turner, William Turner of Sam.

      Probated 10 Sep 1787 by the executor and by the oaths of witnesses Samuel & Randolph Turner.

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