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

Joseph Wilson

Male 1720 - 1804  (84 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wilson 
    Birth 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 May 1804  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57411  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Alexander Wilson,   b. Bef 1692   d. 20 Aug 1746, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Wilson,   b. Bef 1696   d. Bef 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1712  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Vermillion,   b. 6 Apr 1716, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 89 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1732  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Wilson,   b. 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 47 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Eleanor Wilson,   b. Bef 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1804, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 56 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Nathaniel Wilson,   b. 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 52 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. William Wilson,   b. 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1804, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 59 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Elizabeth Wilson,   b. 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1776, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 15 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F31152  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;
      Folio 568 JOSEPH WILLSON 04/18/1804 05/05/1804
      "being weak and Sick . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Jane Willson --wife
      -to have all testator's property far her natural life
      2. Elizabeth Lusby --granddaughter
      -after widow's decease to have Negro boy "Hanson"
      3. Marthew Lusby --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Neon" aged 10 after widow's decease
      4. Ellender Lusby --daughter
      -to have Negro boy "Robert" aged I -to have black walnut table
      5 "Nann" --Negro wotnan
      -to be Free after serving 18 months from time of widow's decease
      6. "Beck" --Negro girl
      -after widow's decease to be free after serving 4 years
      7. Nathaniel Willson --son
      -to have Negro girl "Rachel"
      8. William Willson --son
      -Negroes "Seeth" and "Brookes" to be valued and then to be divided equally between William, Nathaniel and Marthew but nor to be sold out of the estate
      9. John Lusby
      -named executor along w/ testator's son Nathaniel
      Witnesses: Richard Bryan
      Leonard Vermillion (mark)
      John Ball
      Then came: Richard Bryan and Leonard Vermillion
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
      ===
      Alexander Willson 25.246 A CH £72.1.3 £21.5.6 Dec 5 1748
      Sureties: William Middleton, James Middleton.
      Received from: William Thompson, George Tarvin, William Tucker, Col. Robert Hanson, John Sutton.
      Payments to: Daniel Dulany, Esq., Charles Neall, Samuel Hanson, Giles Virmillion, Col. George Dent, John Lawrance, Walter Hanson, George Dixon, Sarah Flowers.
      Representatives: widow (unnamed), 5 children (all of age): Nathaniel Willson, Joseph Willson, Isabella Buchanan, Mary Owen, Anne Boswell.
      Executrix: Mary Willson.
      ===
      Folio 175 NATHANIEL WILSON 10/03/1779 09/13/1783
      "being now in good health ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Acquilla Wilson --son
      -to have 1 feather bed and fum.,
      2. John Harris Wilson --son
      -to have I feather bed and furn.,
      3. Elizabeth Wilson --daughter
      -to have 1 feather bed and fum.
      4. Lucy Wilson --daughter
      -to have I feather bed and fum.
      5. Elizabeth Wilson --wife
      -named executrix of the will
      -to have all and every article of testator's estate for her natural life and at her decease moveable estate to be divided equally among all of testator's children
      6. William Elassander Wilson --son
      Nathaniel Wilson --son
      -at widow's decease, all of testator's land to be divided among them allowing testator's daughters who are still unmarried the liberty of living their for their single life
      Witnesses: Joseph Wilson, Sr. (mark) John Wheat (mark), Nathaniel Wilson, Jr.
      Then came: Joseph Wilson and Nathaniel Wilson,
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      St John's and Prince George's Parishes; Census of 1776
      Joseph Willson age 56
      Jane Willson 53
      Nathaniel Willson 23
      Martha Willson 18
      Elisabeth Willson 14

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