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

Rachel Walker

Female Bef 1766 -


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  • Name Rachel Walker 
    Born Bef 1766  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I44782  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2022 

    Father Joseph Walker,   b. 24 Dec 1715, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1803, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Turner,   b. 17 Mar 1723, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1738  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Benjamin Prather,   b. Bef 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1834, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1782  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Prather,   b. Abt 1782, Prince George's Parish, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, Prince George's Parish, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)  [natural]
     2. Rachel Prather,   b. 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Greenup County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F27175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 560 JOSEPH WALKER 05/17/1797 11/29/1803
      "being weak of body
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Richard Walker --son
      -to have all the lands whereon testator now lives
      -to have 1 copper still
      -to have Negro man "Pompey" on condition
      -named executor of the will
      2. Elizabeth Owings --daughter
      -when Richard takes receipt of Negro "Pompey" to pay the value of him to her
      -to have Negro girl "Phebe"
      -to have I pair of mill stones
      3. Rebecca Beck --daughter (eldest daughter)
      -to have 5 pounds current money
      4. Rachael Prather --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Will"
      5. Ruth Tabb --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Nell" whom she has in her possession
      6. Zadock Walker --son
      -to have Negro man "Sam"
      7. Sarah McNew --daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Jinne" Negro girl "Prins" Negro girl "Easter" and Negro boy "Ben"
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among her, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Rachel and Ruth
      8. Joseph Walker --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Harry
      -Joseph and testator's son Zadock to have Negro man "Bob" as joint property
      9. Mary Turner --granddaughter
      Elizabeth Turner --granddaughter
      Leathy Turner --granddaughter {daughters of Darka and John Turner
      Arainna Turner --granddaughter
      -to have each the sum of 10 pounds current money and should any of them die before arriving at the age of 16 then the share to be divided among the survivors
      Witnesses: Gabriel P. Van Horne
      Henry Culver
      James W. Perry
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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