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

Keziah Duvall

Female Abt 1742 - Aft 1784  (~ 43 years)


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  • Name Keziah Duvall 
    Born Abt 1742  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1784  Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52969  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Mareen Duvall,   b. 22 Jun 1714, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Esther Soper,   b. Abt 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 27 Nov 1741  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12728  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cornelius Duvall,   b. 23 Feb 1736, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1834, Scott County, Kentucky - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 1760  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mareen Duvall,   b. Aft 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1844, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 82 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F30374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Folio 174 MAREEN DUVALL 12/30/1780 09/09/1783
      "being of sound mind and perfect memory ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Catherine Mitchell
      -to have 2 cows and calves and 1 feather bed being the one that testator now lies in
      2. Keziah Duvall --daughter
      -to have I shilling sterling and to her husband Cornelius Duvall I shilling more
      3. Anne Soper --daughter
      -to have I shilling current money and to her husband James Soper I shilling more
      4. Christopher Lowndes --friend
      -to have the sum of 1 shilling current money
      5. Mareen Duvall Soper --grandson
      -to have all the remainder of testator's estate after debts are paid and Walter Mitchell has 4 years of school paid for out of the estate and to be given to Walter between the date of this will and his coming to the age of 17
      -should testator die after Walter Mitchell comes of age 17, then Mareen Duvall Soper to give to him money sufficient to defray the charges of such education including board
      6. Thomas Mitchell, James Soper
      -named executors of the will
      Witnesses: G. H. Warman, William Thomas, John Megillis Read
      Then came: William Thomas
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Pr. Geo. Deeds Liber FF #2 Folio 52: 2 Jul 1784, Cornelius Duvall & Keziah his wife "which said Keziah was one of the daughters and coheiress of Mareen Duvall late of Prince Georges Co. Gent. deceased" conveyed to Zachariah Merry for 12lb ster. "Popular Ridge" being a protion of "Vale of Benjamin whereon Mareen Duvall lately dwelt... containing 166a.
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      i. Mareen DUVALL.
      ii. Henry Howard DUVALL.
      iii. Zachariah DUVALL.
      iv. Ann DUVALL.
      v. Cornelius Howard DUVALL.
      vi. John DUVALL.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 15. At the request of Cornelius Duvall the following Deed was enrolled June 4, 1784
      Indenture made June 2, 1784; James Soper and Ann Soper his wife of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 500 pounds common currency of Maryland paid by Cornelius Duvall and Keziah Duvall his wife of Bortetau [Botetourt] County, Virginia has sold part of a tract called "Vale of Benjamin" containing 168 ½ acres and bounded by an old mill dam. Signed James Soper, Ann Soper (who also relinquished her right of dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Boyd, James Mullikin
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1784-1785; Liber FF 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 17. At the request of James Soper the following Deed was enrolled June 4, 1784;
      Indenture made June 2, 1784; Cornelius Duvall and Keziah Duvall his wife of Bortetau [Botetourt] County, Virginia, farmer in consideration of 500 pounds common currency of Maryland paid by James Soper and Ann Soper his wife of Montgomery County, Maryland has sold part of a tract called "Vale of Benjamin" containing 168 ½ acres. Signed Cornelius Duvall, Keziah Duvall (who also relinquished her right of dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Boyd, James Mullikin

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