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

Levin Covington Wailes

Male 1768 - 1847  (79 years)


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  • Name Levin Covington Wailes 
    Born 9 Mar 1768  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 1847  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51973  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 

    Father Benjamin Wailes,   b. Between 1726 and 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Howard,   b. 18 Oct 1734, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Jun 1778, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 16 Jan 1754  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2272  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Davis,   b. 9 Jan 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1841, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1796  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F29997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 279 BENJAMIN WAILES 03/07/1788 06/25/1789
      "being in good health"
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Levin Covington (Wailes ?) --son
      -to have all the land which testator possesses being part of "Brook Count" --to have on condition
      2. Hezekiah Bussey (Wailes ?) --son -as condition for testator's land, Levin is to educate Hezekiah with "a liberal education such as will Qualify him for the practice of Physick"
      3. John Wailes - son
      -should Levin die w/out heirs, then to have the land left to Levin with the same
      condition of educating Hezekiah
      4, Susannah Wailes--wife
      -to have one third part of all of testator's estate
      -named executrix of the will
      5. Ann (Wailes ?) --daughter
      Rebecca (Wailes ?) —daughter
      George Wailes --son
      Catherine (Wailes ?) --daughter
      Sarah (Wailes ?) --daughter
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among all of testator's children
      Witnesses: James Somerwel, Edward Lloyd Wailes, Levi Letchworth
      Then came: Levi Letchworth and Edward Wailes 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 459 LEONARD LETCHWORTH 09/04/1800 03/10/1801
      "being Sick"
      Bequeaths to
      1. Rebecca Letchworth --wife
      -to have testator's tract of land whereon he now lives being part of
      "Aquasco" for her natural life
      -to have one third of the personal estate
      2. John Letchworth --son
      -at the death of testator's widow to have the land left to her
      -named executor ofthe will
      3. Joseph Letchworth --son
      -to have Negro fellow "Mason"
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among al] of testator's childrcn (unnamed)
      share and share alike
      Witnesses: James Somervill
      Levin C. Wailes Charles S. Perrie
      Then came: James Sornervill
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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