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

George Wailes

Male Bef 1775 - 1798  (> 23 years)


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  • Name George Wailes 
    Born Bef 1775  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1798  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52452  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 Dorothy Greenfield,   b. Between 1760 and 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1796  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 May 2022 
    Family ID F30162  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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