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

Gerard Truman Greenfield

Male 1722 - 1797  (75 years)


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  • Name Gerard Truman Greenfield 
    Born 1722  Leonardtown, Saint Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Apr 1797  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002449  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 

    Father Thomas Truman Greenfield,   b. 1682, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1733/34, Trent Hall, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Susannah Cheseldine,   b. 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1729, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Parker,   b. 1 Oct 1722, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1744  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Truman Greenfield,   b. 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1832, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Thomas Truman Greenfield,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1825, Williamsport, Maury County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Gabriel Truman Parker Greenfield,   b. Abt 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1815, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     4. Mariamne "Amne" Truman Greenfield,   b. Abt 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1824, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     5. Sabina Truman "Bina" Greenfield,   b. Abt 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1824, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     6. Walter Truman Greenfield,   b. Between 1756 and 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1813, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F01773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1
      1797-1803;
      Folio 390 GERRARD TRUMAN GREENFIELD 10/04/1796 04./05/1797
      "being sick . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Ann Greenfield --wife
      -to have the use of 1/2 of the dwelling plantation whereon testator now lives for her natural life or widowhood and no longer
      -to have Negro men "Michael" "Darby" Negro women "Elizabeth Jane" "Ainey" "Lucy" And "Flora
      -to have the household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widowhood
      -to have Negro man "Abraham"
      2. Walter Trueman Greenfield --son
      -at widow's decease or remarriage to have testator's dwell ing plantation being part of 4 tracts of land being part of "The Barrens" "The Additon' "Retaliation" and a tract called "Bresford" (?)
      -to have Negro woman "Banner" Negro girls "Roesetta" and "Ann "Negro boys "Nasau" (?) "Monday" "Nathaniel" Negro girl "Rachel" Negro woman "Fidoa" (?) -whereas Walter has been "dealing in stores and other places for goods which has been made use of in my family" to be reimbursed for such
      -named executor and instructed that 1/4 of an acre be reserved for tbe family burying ground
      3. Maria Mina Trueman Greenfield --daughter
      Sabina Trueman Greenfield --daughter
      -to have during their single lives a home with testator's son and also Negroes to work the land
      -Maria to have Negro woman "Elizabeth" daughter of "F---" Negro girl ''Christian" Negro man "Anthony" --in lieu of a an exchange made between testator and her and to have Negro girl "Henrietta" and Negro man "William
      -Sabina to have Negro man "Thomas" "Negro girl "Susanna" Negro woman "Catherine" --daughter of "Rachel" Negro girl "Ruth" Negro "Elizabeth Brown" Negro girl "Sena"
      -remainder of the estate to be divided w/sons Walter and Gabriel
      4- Gabriel Parker Truman Greenfield --son
      -after widow's decease or remarriage, Negroes left to her along w/personal estate to be divided among testator's 4 children
      -to have Negro girl "Ann" daughter of "Lucy"
      5. Gerrard Truman Greenfield --grandson
      -to have Negroes "Amelia" Negro girl "Margaret" Negro boy '`Benjamin" Negro boy "Michael" --son of "Flora"
      6. Amelia Truman Beall --granddaughter
      - to have Negro girl "Lettice
      7. George Beall --son-in-law
      Ann Trueman Beall --wife of George
      -to have 2 ewes and lambs, 1 cow
      8. Thomas Trueman Greenfield --son
      -to have 5 pounds and no more and 1000 lbs of tobacco in lieu of a horse testator had from him called "Faron"
      9.. Susanna Greenfield Beall --granddaughter
      -to have 1 horse to the value of 30 pounds current money
      Witnesses: Leonard Waring
      James H. Waring
      Francis Waring
      Then came: Leonard Waring
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber D; 1738 - 1740; Pages 376-377. Maryland. Ann Greenfield of St. Marys Co., widow hath appointed Richard Osborn in Pr. Wm. Co. my lawfull attorney.
      Ann Greenfield
      Wits: T. T. Greenfield, Jno. Boult, Robert Lee, Gerrard Trueman
      Greenfield.
      At Court March 25, 1740 this letter of attorney was proved by oath of Thomas Trueman Greenfield one of wits.
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      Thomas Truman Greenfield 31.152 SM 385.0.2 Apr 20 1745 Jun 5 1745
      He is cited as Capt. Thomas Truman Greenfield.
      Appraisers: James Sothoron John Estep.
      Creditors: John Wheatley, John Chesley.
      Next of kin: G. T. Greenfield, Sabina Truman Greenfield.
      Administrator/Executor: Kenelm Truman Greenfield.
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      Children of Gerrad Truman GREENFIELD and Anne PARKER are: i. Thomas Truman GREENFIELD was born 1744 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died 15 NOV 1825 in Williamsport, Maury County, Tennessee. He married Alice BENHAM. He married Priscilla BECKETT 7 APR 1782 in Saint James Episcopal Church, Prince George's County, Maryland, daughter of John BECKETT and Elizabeth BOND. She was born BET 1760 AND 1762 in Calvert County, Maryland, and died BEF 1790 in Berkeley County, Virginia. He married Mariamne Truman STODDERT 1795 in Berkeley County, Virginia.
      ii. Anne Truman GREENFIELD was born ABT 1744 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died 1831 in Prince George's County, Maryland. She married George Beall ABT 1765, son of Joshua Beall and Elinor Greenfield. He was born 1746, and died 1815.
      iii. Gaberiel Truman Parker GREENFIELD was born ABT 1750 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died 28 FEB 1815 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
      iv. Mariamne "Amne" Truman GREENFIELD was born ABT 1752 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died OCT 1824 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
      v. Sabina Truman "Bina" GREENFIELD was born ABT 1754 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died BEF SEP 1824 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
      vi. Walter Truman GREENFIELD was born BET 1756 AND 1760 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died NOV 1813 in Prince George's County, Maryland. He married Frances Holland MACKALL.
      vii. Nancy GREENFIELD was born BEF 1762 in Prince George's County, Maryland, and died 1762/63 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 63. At the request of Doctor Richard Brooke the following Bill of Exchange was recorded August 15, 1750
      Maryland, December 26, 1749, exchange for 10 Sterling
      at 30 days after sight of this my 3rd of exchange 1st and 2nd of the same tenor and date not paid pay unto Gerard Truman Greenfield order the sum of 10 pounds Sterling money of Great Britain for value received make payment and place the same to acct of Gent; your humble servant, Ann Parker
      To Messrs Torver and Philpot, merchants in London
      on the back of which Bill of exchange was thus endorsed, Gerard Truman Greenfield
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 141. At the request of Reverend John Eversfield the following Deed was recorded October 11, 1751
      Indenture made October 7, 1751; Robert Pearl of Frederick County, Maryland, planter in consideration of 6000 pounds of tobacco paid by John Eversfield, rector of St. Pau's Parish in PGCo, clerk has sold part of a tract called "Archers Pasture" formerly belonging to Jonathan Frather [sic Prather] purchased of Ninian Beall and now in ye possession of Robert Pearl situate on ye west side of Patauxent River containing 124 acres and beginning at a boundary tree of a tract formerly belonging to Major Truman now Gerard Greenfield's called "Barrens" which is also a boundary of the adjacent lands now in the possession of Baker Brooke and the third boundary of "Archers Pasture" belonging to the said Robert Pearl. Then running and binding on Major Truman's tract called "Retaliation" and ye beginning of the fifth boundary of Robert Pearl's "Archers Pasture" purchased of Jonathan Prather, then running to the part of "Archers Pasture" sold by Robert Pearle to the late Mr. Henry Holland Hawkins, deceased. Signed Robert Pearl in the presence of John Hepburn, Jeremiah Berry and acknowledged before John Hepburn. {no wife relinquished dower]
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1752-1757; Liber NN {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 103. At the request of Nathaniel Truman Greenfield the following Deed was recorded March 3, 1752/3
      Indenture made February 9, 1753; Gerard Truman Greenfield of PGCo, gent, in consideration of 6000 pounds of tobacco paid by Nathaniel Truman Greenfield of St. Mary's County, Maryland has sold a tract called "Garden Race" containing 180 acres and lying on the west side of Patuxent River in the woods and bounded by Deep Creek. Signed Gerard Truman Greenfield in the presence of Henry Boteler, John Ward and acknowledged before Henry Truman, John Hawkins, Jr.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 333. At the request of Thomas Reynolds the following Deed was recorded November 24, 1768
      Indenture made September 17, 1768; Gerard Trueman Greenfield of PGCo in consideration of 450 pounds current money paid by Thomas Reynolds of Calvert County, Maryland has sold those tracts whereon the said Gerard Trueman Greenfield now dwells being part of "Retaliation", part of "Addition" and "Barrens" containing 385 acres. Signed Gerard Trueman Greenfield in the presence of and acknowledged before Francis Waring, George Gantt and at the same time Anne Greenfield wife of Gerard Truman Greenfield relinquished her right of dower