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

Joseph Wilson

Male Abt 1732 - 1804  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wilson 
    Birth Abt 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Sep 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I55251  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Lancelot Wilson,   b. 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Nov 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Wilson,   b. Abt 1704   d. 16 Oct 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1720  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Wilson   d. Aft 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1803-1808; [Sept 1804]
      Folio 568 JOSEPH WILSON, of Lance
      "being old and Infirm in Body . "
      Bequeaths to:
      I, Negroes
      -Negro boy "Henry" to be free at age 25, Negro boy "Patrick.- to be free at the age of 25 and Negro "Lew" to be free at testator's decease
      2. Mr, Richard Lounds
      -named executor of the will
      Vilitnesses: James Crawford
      Alexander Crawford (mark)
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      WILLSON, Lancelot, Prince George's Co. 27 Jun, 1771; 13 Nov, 1771
      Wife Elizabeth.
      Children: Basil, Lancelot, Lincey, Elender, Henry, Joseph.
      Tract: "Hicon Hills."
      Wit: Anthony Page, Jonathan Montgomery Church, Thomas But. 38. 463
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      Lancelot Wilson 7.56 D Page £169.4.3 Jul 1 1776
      Basil Wilson claims the payment of 1/3rd of a bond of £100 due by Henry Wilson with Joseph Wilson & the deceased as sureties.
      Sureties: Joseph Wilson, William Ray.
      Legatees: Henry Wilson, Joseph Wilson, Basil Wilson, Linsey (daughter), Eleanor (daughter).
      Administrator: Mr. Basil Wilson.
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      1757-1759 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber PP [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 45. At the request of Lancelot Wilson the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1757
      Indenture made August 27, 1757; Joseph Wilson in consideration of 10 pound sterling paid by Lancelot Wilson, planter, has sold parts of two tracts, one called "Thomas & Mary" and the other "Wilson's Enlargement" containing 31 acres. Signed Joseph Wilson, in the presence of and acknowledged before John Cooke, Thomas Williams and at the same time Mary Wilson w/o Joseph Wilson relinguished her right of dower
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      1757-1759 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber PP [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 45. At the request of Joseph Wilson the following Deed was recorded November 1, 1757
      Indenture made August 27, 1757; Lancelot Wilson, planter in consideration of 10 pound sterling paid by Joseph Wilson, planter, has sold part of "Wilson's Enlargement" beginning at the 5th line of "Thomas & Mary" and containing 28 acres. Signed Lancelot Wilson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Cooke, Thomas Williams and at the same time Elizabeth Wilson w/o Lancelot Wilson relinguished her right of dower
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      1763-1767 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber TT [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 585. At the request of Isaac Sansbury the following Deed was recorded July 4, 1766
      Indenture made June 9, 1766; Joseph Willson, planter in consideration of 7650 pounds of crop tobacco paid by Isaac Sansbury, planter has sold a tract called "Wilson's Enlargement" containing 102 acres and beginning at a red oak in the 4th line of "Thomas and Mary". Signed Joseph Willson
      in the presence of John Hepburn, Lancelot Willson and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Mary Willson wife of Joseph Willson relinquished her right of dower
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      1773-1778 Frederick County Land Records; {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      W:293-294. Lancelot and Basil Willson of Prince George's County, recorded bill of sale 17 November 1774 from Joseph Willson, son of Lancelot, for 5 shillings, sell one Negro woman, named Sue and her three children, a boy called Cesar about 5, a girl Phillis, about 3 years old and a boy, Ellick about 1 year old. Signed before David Lynn, Philip Casey.
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      1773-1778 Frederick County Land Records; {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      W:472-475. Cunningham Findley & Company, merchants of Glasgow, recorded mortgage from Joseph Willson for £176, tract called Beall's Seat, 100 acres, conveyed to Joseph Wilson by Nicholas Jackson, 21 Sept 1769, with all dwelling houses, out houses, fences, orchards, etc. Sale void if sum of £176..4..10, plus costs of recording and interest are paid by 30 October. Signed before David Lynn, Edward Burgess.
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 366. Oct 13, 1779 from Joseph Wilson of Prince George's County, to William Ray of M, for 10,000 lbs of crop tobacco, a tract of land called Beall Seat, in M, bounded by a fork of a branch of the East Paint Branch of the Eastern Branch of Patomack River, containing and now laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Joseph Wilson. Wit - Richard Thompson*, Walter Beall*. Mary, wife of the afd Joseph Wilson, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Oct 14, 1779.
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      1784-1785 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 120. At the request of Josiah Beall the following Supersedes was enrolled November 23, 1784
      You Joseph Wilson son of Lancelot, James Wilson, brother of Hugh and James Craford Wilson do confess judgment to Josias Beall for the sums of 585 pounds of neat crop tobacco debt and 2 shillings and 6 pence cost of warrant which sums were recovered November 11th to be levied on your goods chattles lands or tenements for the use of Josias Beall in case Joseph Wilson shall not pay and satisfy the said sum and costs thereon on February 10th next. Joshua Beall

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