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

Levin Summers

Male Abt 1764 - 1796  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name Levin Summers 
    Birth Abt 1764  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 31 Dec 1796  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54038  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father John Summers,   b. Bef 1720, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 30 Nov 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Moore,   b. Abt 1724, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Wilcoxon,   b. 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 38 years) 
    Marriage 30 Dec 1786  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter Wilcoxon Summers,   b. Abt 1787, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Ann Verlinder Summers,   b. 6 Dec 1791, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. Judson Summers,   b. 3 Mar 1796, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F13835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 125 NATHANIEL SUMMERS 02/03/1784 03/31/1784
      "being weak of Body . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Mary Rawlings --sister
      -to have 1 cow to her and to her son 1 yearling which came of the said cow
      2. Nathan Summers --brother
      -to have 1 cow and to his son 1 yearling that came of the said cow,
      3, Josias Summers --brother
      -to have I hogshead of crop tobacco.
      4. John Summers --nephew (son of Josias)
      -to have 1 yearling
      5. Henrietta Summers --sister -to have testator's horse "Sinclair" and a hogshead of crop tobacco
      6. Namonah Summers --sister -to have testator's mare "Pep" and 1 hogshead of crop tobacco
      7. Levin Summers --brother
      -to have Negro boy "Patrick"
      -named executor of the will
      Witnesses; William Moodie
      Gerald Darnall
      Then came the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 243 JOHN SUMMERS, planter 11/18/1783 11/30/1786
      "being weak of Body
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Zadock Summers --grandson
      -to have 100 acres of land where testator now has a quarter
      2. Josias Summers --son
      -to have all the remainder of the tract or parcel or land al testator's quarter called "Outlet Addition" and "Child's Portion"
      3. Nathan Summers --son
      -to have the sum of 275 pounds 19 shillings 6 pence specie which is in the hands of Mr. Tilghman Hilliary and for which testator has his bond
      4. Levan Summers --son (youngest son)
      -to have 15 pounds per year for his natural life and to be paid to him annually by executors out of the income of the plantation whereon testator now lives. But "should a Reformation of Life take place in him and his conduct be amended on the judgement of his Friends & Neighbours" then to have that 1/2 of the land whereon testator now lives
      5. Elizabeth Summers --wife -she and testator's grandson Nathan Summers to have the other of the land whereon testator now lives w/ all houses, improvements, etc. for the natural life of testator's wife and at her decease or should she remarry, then to be sold and the proceeds from the sale to he divided among testator's three sons
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among testator's children and widow --by contract to have a child's portion
      6. Mary Rawlins --daughter
      Elizabeth Wigfield -daughter
      Henrietta Darnall --daughter
      Anna Hurley --daughter
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among testator's children and widow to have 1 child's portion as per contract,
      7. Aron Rawlins
      -named executor along w/ testator's son Nathan
      Witnesses: Joseph Messenger, John Osbourn, John Darcey
      Then came.: the three above named subscribers to the will Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      1785-1787 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 160. At the request of Benjamin Oden the following Bill of Sale was recorded September 13, 1786
      I Levin Summers, planter in consideration of 75 pounds current money paid by Benjamin Oden, merchant have sold Negro boy Patrick; provided that if Levin Summers shall well and truly pay the aforesaid sum of money at or upon February 1, 1787 with legal interest then the aforegoing bill of sale to be void. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this September 2, 1786, Levin Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before John Smith Brookes
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      1787-1789 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 382. At the request of Walter Wilcoxon Summers the following Deed was recorded August 20, 1788
      Indenture made August 20, 1788; Levin Summers in consideration of the natural love and affection which he bears unto Walter Wilcoxon Summers and 5 shillings has given to him all the tract of land devised to him by his father John Summers on which the said Levin Summers now lives supposed to contain 162 acres (excepting such part as Levin Summers has already sold); Likewise Negroes Sam, Patrick and Beck, 1 grey horse, 1 mare, 1 mare colt, 10 cattle, 4 head of sheep and 1 bed and furniture. Signed Levin Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before Samuel Hepburn, John Smith Brookes
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      1789-1790 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber II [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 272. At the request of Gerrard Darnall the following Certificate was recorded August 22, 1789
      PGCo Sct, May 14, 1787; Whereas John Summers, deceased did by his last will and testament dated November 18, 1786 bequeath to his youngest son Levin Summers one moiety or half of the land whereon the said John Summers did live on condition that the friends and neighbors should judge that a reformation o live and amendment of manners had taken place in the said Levin Summers, we the subscribers do hereby certify the reformation appears to have taken place.
      Joseph Darcey Salem [Salome] Hurley Francis Sanders
      Elizabeth Darsey Ammey Hurley Daniel Hurley
      Francis Osborn Henrita Darnall William Willat [Willett]
      Daniel Bean Garat Darnall Elizabeth Wilcoxon
      Isaac Sanders Lusady King Henry Lowe
      Cornelius Hurley Nansea King John Evans
      Rhoda Hurley Lenard Warthin Virlender Evans
      Mary Hurley Margaret Wilcoxon Nansea Moore
      Ruthann Wilcoxon Sarah Soper James Moore of B.
      Thomas Wilcoxon John Lowe, Jr. George D. Moore
      Robert Soper John Oakley Francis Sanders
      I certify that those who have signd their names to this paper are persons of veracity, Joseph Messenger, Josias Summers
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      1789-1790 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber II [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 274. At the request of Gerrard [Garrat] Darnall the following Deed was recorded August 22, 1789
      Indenture made August 22, 1789, Levin Summers in consideration of 260 pounds current money paid by Gerrard Darnall has sold part of a tract called "Grey Eagle Enlarged" containing 130 acres and beginning at a stake on the side of the road that leads from Bladensburgh to Upper Marlborough heretofore conveyed by Frank Leeke and Ann Leeke his wife to John Summers. Signed Leven Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Frank Leeke
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      1790-1791 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JJ 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 322. At the request of Nathan Summers the following Deed was recorded November 6, 1790
      Indenture made September 25, 1790; Whereas by the last will and testament of John Summers, deceased, father of Levin Summers bequeathed the land left to be possessed by the widow and after her decease or marriage be sold and the money to be divided equally amongst Nathan Summers, Levin Summers and Josias Summers; and whereas Levin Summers has sold to Nathan Summers all his right to the aforesaid legacy. Now this indenture witnesseth that Levin Summers in consideration of the premises and 45 pounds specie current money of Maryland paid by Nathan Summers doth quit claim to him to the aforesaid lands. Signed Levin Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before Rd Cramphin, Erasmus Gantt
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      1790-1791 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JJ 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 336. At the request of Gerrard Darnall the following Deed was recorded November 23, 1790
      Indenture made November 23, 1790; Levin Summers, planter in consideration of 33 pounds 15 shillings current money paid by Gerrard Darnall, planter has sold a tract called "Grey Eagle Enlarged" which was reserved by Levin Summers at a former sale of part of the same tract containing 50 acres and beginning at the last boundary of "Childs Portion". It being suggested that part of the said tract runds into elder surveys containing 30 acres. Signed Levin Summers in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Gerrard Darnall (no wife relinquished dower)
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      1791-1793 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber JRM 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 71. At the request of Nathan Summers and Levin Summers the following Survey and Platt was recorded November 17, 1791
      Whereas John Summers, deceased did by his last will and testament bequeath half of the land he lived on to his son Levan Summer consisting of "Hour Glass", "Covert" and "Gray Eagle Enlarged"; and whereas the parties in possession of the land, vizt; Leven Summers, Nathan Summers and Gerrard Darnall have mutually agreed to their being located and devided agreeable to the will. I hereby certify that I have carefully surveyed and laid off the land and find them to contain as follows; The part of "Grey Eagle Enlarged" heretofore conveyed by Levan Summers to Gerrard Darnall contains 172 acres; the parts of "Covert" contains 207 acres; and the "Hour Glass" contains 36 acres, in the whole 415 acres. I also certify that in the presence of the parties divided the land agreeable to the will. "Levan Summers part consisting of 172 acres part of "Grey Eagle Enlarged" as expressed in a deed from Frank Leeke and Anne Leeke his wife to John Summers and 35 ½ acres part of "Covert" beginning on the second line heretofore conveyed by Benoni Price to John Summers for the total of 207 ½ acres; Nathan Summers part containing 64 ½ acres the remainder of "Covert" heretofore conveyed by Benoni Price to John Summers , the part of "Covert" conveyed by Nathaniel Offutt to John Summers containing 107 ½ acres and 36 [sic 35 ½] acres of "Hour Glass for the total of 207 ½ acres.
      Note 1; as the part of "Grey Eagle Enlarged" was conveyed to Gerrard Darnall it was not necessary to insert a plot of it.
      Note 2; Calverton [Keverton] Edge on elder survey which takes away part of "Covert" (shown on plot as bordering "Covert" and "Hour Glass")
      Surveyed November 12, 1791 by John Oakley, surveyor PGCo. The above division was made at our request and we declare ourselves fully satisfied. 'Jarret Darnall', 'Levin Summers', 'Nathan Summers'

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