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

Leonard Covington

Male 1768 - 1813  (45 years)


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  • Name Leonard Covington 
    Born 30 Oct 1768  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1813  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I78433  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Levin Covington,   b. 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Apr 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Magruder,   b. 24 Nov 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 22 Feb 1769  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Mackall,   b. Aft 1761 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F39303  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • no will found
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      Folio 119 ALEXANDER MAGRUDER PG 04/12/1779 11/12/1779
      "being of perfect mind, memory, and understanding ..
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Magruder --wife
      -to have for her natural life all testator's lands lying to the westward of the lines beginning in a small branch where it intersects the given line of a tract of land called "Cox Hays" now in testator's possession a little distance above a bridge over the said branch on the main road leading to the ferry and thence running down the said branch until it intersects the 2nd line of the said tract
      -to have Negro man "Bob" and Negro woman "Mary
      -to have over and above the Negroes now in testator's possession
      -to have all of testator's household furniture, plantation utensils of every kind
      2. Alexander Howard Magruder --son
      -to have the lands lying to the eastward of the lands devised to testator's widow being part of 2 tracts of land called "Cox Hays" and the other being "Taylor's Marsh"
      --to have the above lands with conditions that he pay the sum of 500 pounds to testator's widow w/in 6 months
      -named executor of the will
      3. Leonard Magruder --son
      -the 500 pounds Alexander is to pay to testator's widow is for the purpose of educating Leonard
      4. William Magruder --son
      -testator's son Alexander to purchase for William 200 acres of land lying either in Prince George's or Frederick Counties which testator's son William may think of indisputable title and equal quality with the lands of testator's dwelling plantation
      -to have 5 ewes and lambs
      5. James Truman Magruder --son
      -Alexander to make over to James by sufficient deed the testator's dwelling plantation
      6. Susanna (Magruder?) --daughter
      -to have 1 feather bed and fun.
      7. Hezekiah Magruder --son
      -to have testator's surveying instruments
      8. Alexander Magruder --grandson
      -to have Negro girl "Milla" which testator delivered to his father for his use
      9. Leonard Covington --grandson
      -to have Negro girl named "Dica"
      10. Priscilla (Magruder?) --daughter
      Sarah Anne (Magruder ?) --daughter
      Elizabeth Hawkins --daughter
      Rebecca (Magruder?) --daughter
      -remainder of the personal estate to be divided among them and testator's son Leonard and James
      Witnesses: Patrick Clark, Benjamin Robinson, John King
      Then came: Patrick Clark and John King
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

      Children
      Benjamin Covington b: CA 1796
      Edward Covington b: CA 1798
      Rebecca Susan Magruder Covington b: CA 1799
      Levin Covington

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