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

Samuel Berry

Male Abt 1732 - Aft 1816  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Samuel Berry 
    Born Abt 1732  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Jul 1816  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8353  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Humphrey Berry,   b. Abt 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1772, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Lovejoy,   b. Abt 1712, St. Paul's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1798, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1732  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary MNU Berry,   b. Abt 1736, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jul 1816, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1751  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Berry,   b. 7 Aug 1751, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786  (Age > 36 years)  [Adopted]
     2. Samuel Berry,   b. 2 Jan 1753, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Adopted]
     3. Benjamin Berry,   b. 21 Feb 1756, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Adopted]
     4. Mary Anne Berry,   b. 7 May 1758, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F5420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BERRY, SAMUEL, Charles Co. 7 Sept. 1775 18 March 1776
      To sister Elizabeth Berry, Negro wench Cate during life then to my son Thomas, Ex., also to sister 50 acres of land on Cool Spring Branch and stock during life.
      To sister Anne Berry, £20 in produce.
      To cousin Samuel Berry son of Humphrey Berry, Negro man Robin.
      To Elizabeth Willet, Negro boy Will, stock.
      Wit: Benja. Cawood Thos. Smallwood, Jr.; Mary Cawood, wife of Benja. 40.687
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      BERRY, Humphrey, Charles Co. 19 Sept 1770; 22 Jan, 1772
      Ex, wife Ann,
      Children: Samuel, Humphrey, Hezekiah, Benjamin, Martha Anne wife of Samuel Smallwood, Joseph.
      Granddau, Letitia Smallwood.
      Tracts: "Discord", "Mt. Parradise," "Hull," "Smallwood Plains," "Nutwell," "Batchellors Forest," now in the possession of Samuel Smallwood, "Berry's Lot," "Berry."
      Ex. wife Ann.
      Wit: Samuel Hanson, George Lee, Mathew Moore, Jr. 38.505
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 587. Jun 26, 1782 from Samuel Berry (Berry) of CC, to Samuel Smallwood of CC, for 5 shillings sterling, part of a tract of land in CC called Berrys Delight, bounded by a tract of land called Berry, containing about 13 acres. Signed - Samuel Berry. Wit - Dan Jenifer, W.H. Jenifer (CC JPs). Recorded Jun 26, 1782.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 139. Jun 2, 1785 from Samuel Berry of CC, planter, to Thomas and James Montgomery of CC, planters, for 6250 lbs of inspected tobacco and for divers other causes, a tract of land in CC called Berrys Delight, containing and now laid out for about 75 acres, Signed - Samuel Berry, Wit - Richd Barnes, W.H. Jenifer. Mary, the wife of the sd Samuel Berry, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Jun 2, 1785.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 30. Mortgage, recorded at the request of Benjamin Cawood. I, Samuel Berry of CC, planter, being indebted to Benjamin Cawood in the sum of 6750 lbs of new, inspected crop tobacco in hhds of merchantable weights, with interest from today, and being willing to secure to the sd Benjamin Cawood the debt afd, do hereby make over to sd Benjamin Cawood, a Negro man named Robin, a Negro woman named Sall and her female child about 4 months old, a Negro girl named Jane, a Negro boy named Ben, and a Negro girl named Chloe. If the debt afd interest is not paid by Jan 1, 1789, then the above goods and chattels to be deemed the immediate property of sd Benjamin Cawood, to be by him sold to discharge sd debt. (Rest of mortgage missing]. Recorded Jan 30, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 399. Mortgage, recorded at the request of Thomas Smallwood. I, Samuel Berry of CC, planter, acknowledge that Thomas Smallwood did, on the 22nd day of this instant, bind himself as a security for me to pay to Benja. Cawood in such manner and form as will fully appear by his joint bond with me, given to sd Cawood last Nov 22, conditioned for 7000 lbs of new, inspected crop tobacco, with legal interest, and being willing to secure the sd Thomas Smallwood from any damage from being my security as afd, I hereby make over to sd Thomas Smallwood, 1 Negro man called Robin, 1 Negro woman called Sall, 1 sorrel gelding, 1 bay mare, and 2 feather beds and furniture. If I do not pay the debt afd with legal interest, agreeably to the bond given to sd Cawood, then the above goods and chattels to be deemed the immediate property of the sd Thomas Smallwood, to be by him sold to discharge the sd debt and interest, any overplus being returned by sd Smallwood; else, if less, Berry will make up the deficiency. Signed - Samuel Berry. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*, Recorded Feb 10, 1789.
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 368. At the request of James M. Murray the following Deed was recorded July 29, 1816
      Deed made May 16, 1816; Samuel Berry of Washington, District of Columbia in consideration of $1045 paid by James M. Murray of CC has sold all that tract called Smallwood's Plains (with the exception of 50 acres sold to Ignatius Gardiner, 3 acres sold to Basil Spalding, and 1 acre reserve for the purpose of burying the dead which has heretofore been used as a burying ground) and beginning at the head of Huckleberry swamp and containing in the whole 300 acres, but leaving after deducting the parts of tracts above excepted, the number of 246 acres. Signed Samuel Berry in the presence of and acknowledged before Daniel Smallwood, Horatio Moore
      May 16, 1816; Mary Perry wife of Samuel Berry relinquished her right of dower

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