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

Robert Soper

Male 1763 -


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  • Name Robert Soper 
    Born Aug 1763  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I45622  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father Alexander Soper,   b. 1737, Rotterdam, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1806, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Soper,   b. 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef Dec 1762  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808;
      Folio 627 ALEXANDER SOPER 10/021/1805 10/28/1806
      "being weak in body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Phillip Soper --son
      -to have all the land which testator now possesses and which is now deeded and
      recorded
      -to have 1 blacksmith's axe
      2. Robert Soper --son -to have 25 pounds current money
      3. Ann Mackbey --daughter
      Hester Talbert --daughter
      Elizabeth Haviner (?) —daughter
      -after debts are paid, remainder of the personal estate to be divided among testator's
      three above named daughters
      Witnesses Benoni Soper
      John Soper
      Lettice Thomas (mark)
      Then came Benoni Soper and John Soper
      Note: the testator sianed the will with his mark
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 295 ROBERT SOPER, Sr., planter 01/23/ 1790 04/25/ 1790
      "being in perfect health and memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Sarah Soper --wife
      -to have for her natural life testator's dwelling plantation whereon he now dwells and all the land adjacent not already deeded beginning at 2 poplars, should she remarry, then to have one third part of the land
      -to have Negroes: "Alcey" "Isaac" "Marlboro" "Cass" "Nell" "Pegg" "Will" -Betsey' "Nancy" "Levy" "Lefty"
      -to have one third of the remainder of the personal estate and the other two thirds of the moveable estate consisting of stock, household and plantation utensils with the crop from the present and next year to be divided between testator's children
      -named executrix of the will
      2. Benony Soper --son
      -at widow's decease to have all the dwelling plantation left to testator's widow
      -to have Negro man "Aron" and Negro boy "Charles"
      -to have 1 black mare which is Benony's present riding mare, I cow I feather bed and furn., 1 cross cut saw and testator's gun.
      -to have all that tract or parcel of land called "Soper's Addition" cont. 70 acres
      3. Mary Anne Soper --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Mary" Negro man "Sam" Negro man "Robert"
      -to have 1 black mare colt,. I cow, I feather bed and furn.
      4. Robert Soper --grandson
      Alexander Soper --grandson
      Leonard Soper --grandson
      Sarah Hurley --granddaughter (wife of John Hurley and Asa Moze (moore?)
      -remainder of testator's Negroes to be divided among them
      -Sarah to support her mother if required
      Witnesses: John Hardey, Jr., Jonathan Hardey, Rebeccah Hardey
      Then came: Robert Hardey, Jr. and Jonathan Hardey
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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