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

Family: Rinaldo Johnson / Anne Eibeck Mason (F13393)

m. 1 Jul 1790


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  • Father | Male
    Rinaldo Johnson

    Born  1755  'Pleasant Grove', Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Nov 1811  Aquasco, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    'Pleasant Green', Prince George's County, Maryland. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1 Jul 1790  Gunston Hall Plantation, Fairfax County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Rebecca Truman | F13394 
    Married  4 Feb 1779  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Thomas Johnson | F3336 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ann Risteau | F3336 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Anne Eibeck Mason

    Born  13 Jan 1755  Gunston Hall Plantation, Fairfax County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Mar 1816  Aquasco, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  George IV Mason | F9571 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anne Eilbeck | F9571 Group Sheet 

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      PGLR JJ2:155

      At the Request of Rinaldo Johnson the following Marriage Contract
      Was Recorded the 1st day of Jul 1790
      This Indenture tripartite made the fourth Day of February in the year of our Lord Seventeen hundred and eighty Nine Between Rinaldo Johnson of Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland Esquire of the first Part Ann Eilbeck Mason of Fairfax County in the Commonwealth of Virginia of the Second Part and George Mason and George Mason Junior of the Same County & Commonwealth Esquires of the third Part Whereas the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason is possessed of and entitled unto the Severall Negro Slaves following that is to Say Seventeen in all to the Wit Sizzy and Nan Mullattoe Bess and her eight children Vizt Frank Sizzy Dick Chloe Nancy Margaret Priss & Delia Penny Arecajah & her four Children Vizt Nace Kate William & Sarah and Whereas A Marriage is intended Shortly to be had and solemnized between the Said Rinaldo Johnson and the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason upon the Contract of Which Marriage the Said Rinaldo Johnson hath agreed upon the Same taking effect That then not withstanding the said Marriage he the Said Rinaldo Johnson His Executors Administrators or Assigns Shall not nor will intermeddle with or have any right title or interest either in Law Equity in or to either of the Said Negroes or in or to any of the increase or issue that Shall hereafter be born of the Said Negroes Either of them but the Same Shall remain Continue and be to the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason or to Such uses as the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason Shall think fit to Appoint or devise Now this Indenture Witnesseth that for the making the Said Agreement effectual in Law and for Preserving the Said Negroes and their increase to and for the Separate use of the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason and so that the same shall not be in the Power or disposal of the said Rinaldo Johnson he the Said Rinaldo Johnson doth for himself his Executors and Administrators covenant Promise and agree to and With the said George Mason and George Mason Junior and the Survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of the Survivor of them by these Presents that notwithstanding the said intended Marriage Shall take effect that the Negroes and their increase aforesaid Shall be accounted reckoned and taken as a Separate and Distinct Estate of and from the Estate of him the Said Rinaldo Johnson and be no wise liable or Subject to the payment of any of his Debts but that the Same Shall remain Continue and be to the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason or to Such uses as the said Ann Eilbeck Mason Shall Think fit to Appoint or devise And that all the Said Separate and distinct Estate before declared and Allotted for the said Ann Eilbeck Mason as aforesaid Shall be had taken held possessed and enjoyed by such Person or Persons and for Such use and uses as the said Ann Eilbeck Mason Shall at any time or times hereafter limit devise order or dispose of the Same in any part thereof either by her last Will & Testament in Writing or by any other writing Whatsoever under her hand & Seal in the Presence of two or more credible Witnesses And the Said Rinaldo Johnson for himself his Heirs Executors and Administrators doth Covenant Promise and agree to and With the Said George Mason & George Mason Junior and the Survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of Such Survivors by these Presents That if the said intended Marriage Shall take effect that then he the Said Rinaldo Johnson Shall and Will Permit and Suffer the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason to give grant and dispose of her Said Separate Estate as she shall think fit in her lifetime and to make Such Will or other writing as aforesaid and thereby to give order or dispose Limited and Appoint her Said separate Estate to any person or Persons for any trust use intent or Purpose Whatsoever and he the said Rinaldo Johnson doth agree that he Shall and Will Permit and suffer such Will hereafter to be made by the Said Ann Eilbeck Mason to be duly proved by the Executors in Such Will named or to be Named and the probate of Such Will to be had and taken as is usual and that the Said Person or Persons to whom the said Ann Eilbeck Mason Shall give or dispose of any part of her Said Separate Estate by Will or any other Writing that Shall be Signed and Sealed & executed by her in Presence of two or more Credible Witnesses as aforesaid Shall and may law fully peaceably and quietly have hold Occupy Possess and enjoy the Same According to the true intent and meaning of Such Gifts Appointments or Devise without any Sct Denial Hinderance or Interruption of or by the Said Rinaldo Johnson his Executors admininistrators or Assigns or any of them And also that it Shall and may be lawfull to and for the Said George Mason and George Mason Junior and the Survivor of them and the Executor and Administrator of the Survivor of Them at any time from and after the Said intended Marriage Shall take effect to Commence any Actions Suit at Law or Equity in the Name or Names of the Said Rinaldo Johnson and Ann Eilbeck Mason his intended Wife against any Person or Persons for the Resurvey of any of the Said Negroes and their increase and that the said Rinaldo Johnson Shall not nor Will release or discharge any such action or Such But that he will avow & justify any Lawfull Action or Suit that Shall be commenced as aforesaid And further that he the said Rinaldo Johnson Shall and Will from time to times and at all time from and after the said intended marriage Shall take effeft upon the Reasonable request of the said George Mason and George Mason Junr or the survivor of them or the executors or administrators of Such Survivor of them make do and Execute all and every Such further act and Acts thing and things for the better settling and securing the Negroes and their increase aforesaid of the said Ann Eilbeck Mason Allotted and Declared for her Separate use Benefit and Disposal as aforesaid as by the said George Mason and George Mason Junior or the Survivor of them or the Executors or Administrators of Such Survivor of them Shall be reasonalby Devised advised or Required In Witness Whereof the said Parties by these Presents have hereunto Set their Hans and Seals the day & year above Written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered
      in Presence of Rindo Johnson seal
      Daniel McCarly Junr Ann E Mason seal
      Wm Marson Lee Massey G Mason seal
      Martin Cockburn G Mason Jr seal
      Thomson Mason

      At a Court Cont & held for the County of Fairfax 21st April 1789
      This Deed was proved by the Oath of Martin Cockburn Thomson Mason and Daniel McCarty Junr to be the Act & Deed of Rinaldo Johnson Ann Eilbeck Mason George Mason and George Mason Jun and ordered to be Recorded
      Test I Wagener C.Ce