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

Richard Williams

Male Bef 1716 - 1750  (> 34 years)


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  • Name Richard Williams 
    Birth Bef 1716  Parish of St. Dunstan Stepney, Middlesex County, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 11 Jun 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52892  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family Christian Black,   b. Bef 1720, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 48 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1736  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Williams,   b. Bef 1737, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1815, Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 78 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F30353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      WILLIAMS, RICHARD, Parish of St. Dunstan Stepney, Middlesex Co., mariner. 18 Nov, 1738; 11 Jun, 1750
      To wife Christian Williams, 1/2 of estate.
      To dau. Hannah Williams, other 1/2.
      William Black and Alexander, his bro., both of London, merchants , exs.
      Wit: James Hall, J. Rousby, Tailor Higginson, Ja. Irving.
      On back side of sd. will was written: 11 June, 1752, James Hall,
      one of the witnesses, states he saw Testator Captain Richard Williams, sign his will. 28. 318
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 289 STEPHEN WEST 12/31/1789 01/22/1790
      "being sick and weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Wife
      -to have all the tracts or parcels of land called -Darnalls Delight"
      "Darnall's Last Addition" and "Elizabeth" and all other tracts or parcels of land conveyed by Henry Darnall, Esq., and wife to William Black and by Black conveyed to Capt. Richard Williams, father of testator's wife and which tracts of land or parcels are supposed to cont 2400 acres
      -to have 50 slaves as she shall select out of "those used and worked on the wood yard"
      -to have all the plate, household, and kitchen furniture and also to have all the plantation utensils of every kind
      -named executrix of the will
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among aIl of testator's children (unnamed)
      Witnesses: Samuel Chase, Lyde Goodwin, Luther Martin
      Then came: Baltimore County: Samuel Chase, Esq.
      Note; the testator signed the will in his own hand

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