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

William Clarkson

Male 1680 - 1736  (56 years)


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  • Name William Clarkson 
    Born 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Aug 1736  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007499  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2020 

    Father William Clarkson,   b. Abt 1658,   d. 27 Sep 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Ruth Rozer,   b. Bef 1660, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Bef 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hagan,   b. 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Feb 1737/38, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 44 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1713  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Clarkson,   b. 14 Sep 1714, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1780, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. William Clarkson,   b. 10 Feb 1715/16, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Clarkson,   b. 18 Oct 1717, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edward Clarkson,   b. 6 Oct 1721, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Elizabeth Clarkson,   b. 6 Oct 1721, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ruth Clarkson,   b. Abt 1723, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Joseph Clarkson,   b. Abt 1725, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Anne Clarkson,   b. Abt 1727, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Notley Clarkson,   b. 1731, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)
     10. Henry Clarkson,   b. Between 1731 and 1735, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F01939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Clarkson, William, Prince George's Co. 21st June, 1736; 25th Aug., 1736.
      To eldest son Thomas and hrs., 159 A. "Rozier's Gift;" and personalty.
      To sons William and Edward and their hrs., "Stoney Hill" or "Athey's Folley," son. William. to have his choice; and personalty.
      To wife Elizabeth residue of personal estate during widowhood, Shd. she marry to have 1/3 of sd. estate and residue divided among children not herebefore mentioned.
      Exs: Wife and son Thomas,
      Test: Butler Stonestreet, James Kendall, Ignatius Hagan. MCW 21.665,
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      Mr. William Clarson 22.160 PG 185.13.4 Nov 4 1736 Dec 11 1736
      (also William Clarkson)
      Appraisers: Zachariah Wade, Butler Stonestreet.
      Creditors: John Abington, Butler Stonestreet.
      Next of kin: William Clarkson, Mary Clarkson.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Mrs. Eliza Clarkson
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      William Clarkson 16.184 A PG 189.13.4 30.13.5 Feb 30 1737/38
      Payments to: William Cambell, John Lanham, John Whetonhall, Butler Stonestreet, Charles Diggs, John Tolson, William Smith (of Charles County), Henry Thomas, Mr. John Abbington, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Alex. Conte, Peter Dent.
      Heirs (that are under age): William, Mary, Elisabeth, Edward, Ruth, Joseph, Ann, Notley, Henry Clarkson.
      Executor (surviving): Thomas Clarkson
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      Children
      Thomas Clarkson b: 14 SEP 1714 in Prince George's County, Maryland
      William Clarkson b: 10 FEB 1716 in Prince George's County, Maryland
      Mary Clarkson b: 18 OCT 1717 in Prince George's County, Maryland
      Edward Notley Clarkson b: 6 OCT 1721 in Prince George's County, Maryland
      Elizabeth Clarkson b: 6 OCT 1721 in Prince George's County, Maryland

      Clarkson, William, Prince George's County, 20th July, 1703; 27th Sept., 1703.
      To dau. Eliza: at 16 yrs. of age or marriage, and hrs., personalty and 45 A., part of "Stony Hill"' or "Athey's Folly," nr. Broad Ck., bought of brother Notley Rozer. In event of her death without issue, to pass to daughter-in-law Martin Gale.
      to son William, personalty and residue of sd, tract.
      Wife Ruth, extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Eliza: Moore, Jas Gibbs Mary Guttrick, Jas. Haddock. 3.21
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      Goodrick, Edmond, Piscataway Parish, Prince George's County, 10th Sept., 1710; 2nd Nov., 1712.
      To brother Geo. Goodrick, personalty and 75 A., belonging to the Church at Port Tobacco, Chas. Co.
      to sister Mary Sims, sister Julian Price., son Wm Clarkson, dau. Marton Pearce and dau. Eliza: Sims, personalty.
      Wife Ruth, extx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal.
      Test: Margaret Hawkins, Hickford Lemon, Andrew Rosa. 13.477.
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      Semms (Sims), Marmaduke, Newport, Charles County, 11th May, 1717; 29th July, 1717.
      To eldest dau. Ruth and hrs., tract of land in Pr. Geo. Co. at hd. of Broad Creek, and personalty. She to receive. same at age of 16 or marriage.
      To son Francis and dau. Eleanor and child unborn, dwel. plan. to be equally divided among them. In case any of Sd. child, die without issue, sd. plantation to be divided between surviving two.
      To son Francis, personalty at age of 18.
      To dau. Eleanor, personalty at age of 16.
      To James Haddock, personalty.
      To wife Eliz., extx., residue of personal est.
      Trustees: Wm. Borman, Wm. Clarkson.
      Test: Wm. Ash, Jon Higton, Jr., Geo. Brett. 14. 518.
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      Tolson, Francis, Prince George's County, 23rd April, 1730; 11th March, 1730-31.
      To wife Ann, personalty (exclusive of her thirds).
      To eldest son Henry, personalty, some of which formerly belonged to late wife [unnamed] his mother, and some to Henry Fuller.
      To dau. Frances and son John, personalty; son John to be in care of his mother until 18 yrs.; in case of her decease under care of his bro. Henry until 16 yrs. of age.
      To dau.-in-law Alice Lindsay, certain personalty, some of which for use of her son Samuel when of age; her husband Anthony Lindsay to be discharged of all debts due testator.
      To wife, son Henry and dau. Frances, residue of estate equally.
      Exs.: Son Henry and John Abbington.
      Test: William Clarkson, James Kendall.
      8th March, 1730-1. John Abbington renounces as ex.
      Test: Robert Wade. 20.158
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 29 May 1700
      From: NOTTLY ROZIAR (also spelled NOTLY ROZER) of Charles County, gent.
      To: WILLIAM CLARKSON of P. G. Co.
      Price: 45 pounds sterling
      Property: A 130 acre tract called "Stoney Hill" or "Arthers Folly" being part of a tract called "Admirothona" in P. G. County, at the head of Broad Creek, bounding on Potomac River and on "Rozer Gifft," a tract aliened to said CLARKSON by said ROZIAR.
      Signature: NOTLEY ROZER
      Wit.: WILLIAM HUTCHISON, WILLIAM CHANDLER Ackn'd: NOTLEY ROZER, 29 May 1700
      Recorded: (date unspecified), Vol. A, p. 289
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed of Gift, 27 May 1700
      From: NOTLEY ROZER of Charles County, gent.
      To: WILLIAM CLARKSON of P. G. Co. and RUTH his wife, and after their decease, to their son WILLIAM CLARKSON and his heirs.
      Price: Special love and favor
      Property: All the 159 acre tract called "Roziars Gift" in P. G. County, at the main fresh that falls into Broad Creek formerly called St. Georges Creek, being part of a 2500 acre tract called "Admirothona."
      Signatures NOTLY ROZER
      Wit.: WM. HUTCHISON, WILL. CHANDLER
      Ackn'd: NOTLY ROZER, 27 May 1700
      Recorded: (date unspecified), Vol. A, p. 290
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 542. At the request of Henry Rozer the following Deed was recorded June 11, 1791
      Indenture made May 9, 1791; Edward Clarkson, planter and Lucy Clarkson his wife in consideration of 225 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Henry Rozer has sold part of a tract called "Stony Hill" or "Atheys Folly" containing 45 acres being part of "Admariothria" and sold by Notley Rozer to William Clarkson by deed bearing date May 29, 1700. Signed Edward Clarkson, Lucy Clarkson (and relinquished her right of dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Joseph N. Baynes, Thomas Clagett

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