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

William Turner Wootton

Male 1737 - 1777  (40 years)


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  • Name William Turner Wootton 
    Birth 1737  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 20 Mar 1777  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I46345  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Turnor Wootton,   b. Abt 1695   d. 25 Feb 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Sprigg,   b. Abt 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Nov 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1733  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Marriage Abt 1765  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Sprigg Wootton,   b. 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1828, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Turnor Wootton,   b. Abt 1772, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Jul 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 25 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F23466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Folio 270 SINGLETON WOOTTON 07/12/1788 11/17/1788
      Bequeaths to:
      I, Thomas Sprigg Wootton -brother
      -to have all the land called "Free School" along w/all Negroes, stock, household and kitchen furniture at testator's now dwelling place
      -whereas testator has a Long standing account owed to Thomas testator desires that Thomas take 1/2 of the remainder of the estate to settle the same
      2, Turner Wootton --nephew
      -to have testator's lot of land adjoining Queen Anne cont. 18 acres w/ the store house and improvements thereon --the lot testator purchased from his brother John Wootton deceased, and paid for it but never had any deed for the same --testator's brother Richard who was executor to the will of John "must give , a Deed for the said Lott
      -to have the sum of 1500 pounds to be paid to him when he arrives at the age of 21 -to have 50 acres of land which was deeded to testator by his father Turner Wootton—the land testator sold to his deceased brother William T. Wootton and received payment for it but never deeded the said land until him
      3. Richard Wootton -brother
      -to have the lot of land adjoining Queen Anne Town
      -to have the tract of land which testator purchased from Thomas Henry Hall along w/ all Negroes and stock on the land
      -testator desirss that he and testator's brother Thomas Sprig, Wootton set free Negroes: "Water Jacob' "Katy" "Cesar" and "Nay" and that they pay -Jacob" the sum of 50 pounds (and give him a decent horse, bridle and saddle and all of testator's wearing apparel and also that they pay "Katy' and "Cesar the stint of 20 pounds current money each and it is testator's will that they are to be free and at their liberty and whereas testator did not take into consideration "Rachel" as he considered her the property of his brother Thomas, but should it be otherwise, then she is to be free and at her liberty at testator's decease and Negro "Water Jacob' to be considered the property of brother Thomas and desires testator's brother "to be very kind to him he being a good and trusty Slave & the first I ever bought," Testator also desires that his brothers be "good to all my Negroes willed [hem & that they be kind in advise & to my four Negroes set free & endeavour to make them good & respected Citizens."
      4.. Mary Sprigg Wootton --niece
      -to have the sum of 500 pounds and to be paid annually the interest being 30 pounds per year, but should she marry without the approbation or her brother Turner or her
      uncles Thomas and Richard or should she die then the sum to testator's nephew Turner
      5. Miss Peggy Coolidge --friend
      -to have the sum of 200 pounds current money
      6, Samuel Judson Coolidge --friend
      -to have the sum of 50 pounds current money
      7. Edward Crabb--friend
      -to have the sum of 100 pounds current money
      8. Mrs. Ann Watkins --friend
      to have the stun of 50 pounds
      9. Widow of Thomas Hinton
      -to have the sum of 20 pounds current money
      Witnesses: Thomas Lansdale
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      1757-1759 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber PP [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 44. At the request of William Turnor Wootton the following Deed of Gift was recorded October 31, 1757
      Indenture made October 8, 1757; Between Turnor Wootton and Elizabeth Wootton his wife of one part and William Turnor Wootton of the other part. Witnesseth whereas Josias Willson, deceased, did by his last will and testament bequeath unto his wife, then Elizabeth Willson now the wife of Turnor Wootton the one moiety of his land called "Land Over". Now this indenture witnesseth that Turnor Wootton and Elizabeth Wooton his wife in consideration of 5 shillings and the love and good will that they have unto William Turnor Wootton and divers other considerations doth give the aforesaid moiety of land called "Land Over" containing 320-1/2 acres. Signed Turnor Wootton, Elizabeth Wooton in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Willams, Robert Tyler and at the same time Elizabeth Wootton w/o Turnor Wootton relinguished her right of dower
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      1763-1767 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber TT [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 248. At the request of Zachariah Scott the following Deed was recorded July 24, 1764
      Indenture made July 24, 1764; William Turner Wootton in consideration of 80 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by Zachariah Scott as also for other good causes and considerations him thereunto moving has sold a tract called "Burbridge" containing 208 acres and lying on Henson Branch.Beginning at the 4th bounded tree of a tract laid out for Nicholas Purdy called "Batchelors Hope". Signed William Turner Wootton in the presence of and acknowledged before Robert Tyler, Nathaniel Magruder
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      1763-1767 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber TT [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 255. At the request of William Turner Wootton the following Deed was recorded August 11, 1764
      Indenture made June 5, 1764; Rev. George Hunter of Charles County, Maryland, Gentleman in consideration of 27 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by William Turner Wootton of PGCo has sold all that parcel of land next above Queen And Town on Patuxent River containing by estimation 10 acres being a parcel of land bought of Mr. Thomas Lancaster by the late Mr. James Carroll as by deed of conveyance bearing date August 8, 1726 and recorded in Liber M. Folios 118 and 119; as also all that part of a tract called "Essington" containing by estimation 8 acres; also a parcel bought of the late Mr. Turner Wootton by Mr. James Carroll as by deed of conveyance bearing date August 14, 1726 and recorded in Liber M. Folio 120 and 121. And the said George Hunter doth for himself, and agreed to with the said William Turner Wootton he and his heirs the 2 several parcels and premises and assigns against Richard Molyneux and his heirs or assigns or any other persons claiming and will warrant and defend by these presents unto him or his assigns forever. George Hunter in the presence of Charles Carroll, John Revesby and acknowledged before George Stewart
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      1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 416. At the request of James Mullikin the following Deed was enrolled April 15, 1784
      indenture made April 15, 1784; Colmore Beanes and Millicent Beanes his wife in consideration of 1200 pounds current money paid by James Mullikin has sold part of a tract called "Bowdle's Choice" containing 166 ¼ acres and beginning at that part of the tract purchased from them by Benjamin Harwood and bounded by "Brough" and "Essington" belonging to Thomas Boyd and the heirs of William Turner Wootton, deceased. Signed Colmore Beanes, Millicent Beanes (and relinquished her right of dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Samuel Hepburn, John Smith Brookes

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