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

Sarah Blanford

Female 1717 - 1794  (77 years)


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  • Name Sarah Blanford 
    Born 1717  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Nov 1794  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007656  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 

    Father Thomas Blanford,   b. 1680, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Beaven,   b. Abt 1681, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1702  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married Abt 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Clarkson,   b. Aft 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 49 years)
     2. William Clarkson,   b. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Clarkson,   b. Aft 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     4. Thomas Clarkson,   b. 1748, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1812, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Sarah Clarkson,   b. Aft 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     6. Anne Clarkson,   b. 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1808, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)
     7. Joseph Clarkson,   b. 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F04986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776
      Thomas Clarkson, 61: 28: 19: 8
      Sarah Clarkson, 59: 30
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      BLANFORD, THOMAS,, Prince Georges's County, planter. 17 Jun, 1749; 7 Aug, 1749
      To son Charles Blanford, my lands In Charles Co.: The "Ruden", "Shanking Point," and pt, of "Hirkley [Hickory] Thickett."
      To son John Blanford, pt. of "Brook Chance" 200 A., and tract called "Timberland."
      To wife Sarah Blanford, my dwelling plantation,
      To grand-son Philip Edelen, and daus. Tabitha Mitchell, Margaret Hagar and Martha Clackson, of 400 A.
      To son John Blanford, after his mother"s decease, the above-mentioned land called "Shrusbury Plains," 150 A.
      To dau. Tabitha Mitchell, pt. of "Widow"s Trouble", 360 A. laid out by Isaac Brooks, beginning at the end of 61 perches on the 8th line of original tract,
      To daus. Margaret Hagar and Martha Clackson, pt. of "Widow's Trouble."
      To grand-son Edelen, land pt. of sd. tract on southeast side of Mataapanigh(?);[Mattapany] 100 A.
      Grand-son Philip Edelen.
      To wife Sarah Blanford, at decease of sd. wife, my personal estate to be equally divided bet. my 7 child.: Charles, John, Mary Edelen, Sarah Clackson, Tabitha Mitchell, Margaret Hagan and Martha Clackson.
      Wife, extx,,
      Wit: James Benton, Nathaniel Banten (Ranten?), Henry Boone. MCW 27.13
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783 Folio 128 THOMAS CLARKSON PG 03/17/1777 12/16/1780
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Sarah Clarkson --daughter (eldest daughter)
      -to have 3 Negroes: Negro wench "Sook" her son "George" and her daughter "Ann"
      -to have best feather bed and furn., 2 cows and calves, the young bay mare "got by Simsons horse."
      2. William Clarkson --son
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn ., 2 cows and calves
      3. Mary Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Net"
      5. Anne Clarkson --daughter
      -to have Negro "Jude" and her increase
      6. Francis Clement --grandson
      -to have 12 pounds currency to be paid to him when he arrives at age
      7. Richard Clarkson --son
      -to have Negro "Bob"
      -to have tract of land called "Rozers Gift"
      -named executor along w/ testator's widow
      8. Sarah Clarkson --wife
      -to have all the remainder of testator's personal estate for her widowhood, but should she remarry, then to have one third part of the residue
      Witnesses: John Worland, Hezekiah Mudd, Henry Clarkson
      Then came: Hezekiah Mudd and Henry Clarkson
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 255 R1CHARD CLARKSON 09/26/1787 10/23/1787
      "being in my perfect senses but low in body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Joseph Clarkson --brother
      -to have the plantation whereon testator now dwells called "Rozer Gift" after the death of testator's mother on the condition that he gives up the plantation whereon he now lives to testator's brother Thomas Clarkson, and if not then Thomas to take possession of the plantation
      2. Thomas Clarkson --brother
      -whoever takes possession of testator's plantation is to give up possession of the land whereon they live to the other brother after the death of testator's mother
      -named executor along w/ testator's brother Joseph
      -whoever takes testator's plantation on Broad Creek is to have Negro man 'Bob" Witnesses: George Dyer
      Richard Wade, William Edelin, Elisha Harrison
      Then came: George Dyer and Elisha Harrison
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's Land Records 1743-1746 - Liber BB - Page 510.
      Deed, recorded at the request of Sarah Clarkson. I, Thomas Blandford of PG, planter, for the natural affection that I have for my daughter, Sarah Clarkson of PG, Gentlewoman, and for divers other good causes, grant to the sd Sarah Clarkson, part of a tract of land called Thomas & Sarah, lying in PG, containing about 265 acres. Signed Feb 13, 1745/46 - Thomas Blanford. Wit - Tobitha Blandford, Henry (h his mark) Stephens, John Hawkins Jr*, Luke Marbury*. Sarah, wife of the afd Thomas Blandford, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Mar 5, 1745/46.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 452. At the request of Thomas Mudd the following Deed of Gift was recorded May 28, 1774
      Indenture made May 21, 1774; Thomas Clarkson, Sr. and Sarah Clarkson his wife, planters in consideration of 116 pounds 7 shillings and 6 pence current money paid by Thomas Mudd, planter has sold part of a tract called "Thomas and Sarah" containing 133 acres. Signed Thomas Clarkson, Sarah Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Thomas Clagett
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 454. At the request of Francis Mudd the following Deed was recorded May 28, 1774
      Indenture made May 21, 1774; Thomas Clarkson, Sr. and Sarah Clarkson his wife, planters in consideration of 115 pounds 10 shillings current money paid by Francis Mudd, planter has sold part of a tract called "Thomas and Sarah" containing 132 acres. Signed Thomas Clarkson, Sarah Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Thomas Clagett
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 223. At the request of Thomas Clarkson, Jr. the following Deed was recorded January 11, 1776
      I Thomas Clarkson, Sr., planter in consideration of the natural affection that I bear to my son Thomas Clarkson, Jr., as for divers other good causes and considerations me unto moving has given by these presents a tract called "Peckham" containing 338 acres lying near Tinkers Branch and formerly conveyed by Henry Rozer unto Thomas Clarkson, Sr, bearing date August 22, 1767. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this December 13, 1775, Thomas Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Luke Marbury and at the same time Sarah Clarkson s/o Thomas Clarkson relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 224. At the request of Joseph Clarkson the following Deed was recorded January 11, 1776
      I Thomas Clarkson, Sr., planter in consideration of the natural affection that I bear to my son Joseph Clarkson, as for divers other good causes and considerations me unto moving has given by these presents my moiety of that tract called "Philips Folly" containing 106 acres where Joseph Clarkson now lives beginning at the first bound tree of "Dickisons Delight" which belonged to Thomas Dickison. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this December 13, 1775, Thomas Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Baynes, Luke Marbury and at the same time Sarah Clarkson s/o Thomas Clarkson relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1791-1793; Liber JRM 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 243. At the request of Henry Rozier [Rozer] the following Deed was recorded August 3, 1792
      Indenture made August 2, 1792; Thomas Clarkson and Joseph Clarkson, planters in consideration of 800 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Henry Rozer has sold a tract called "Rozers Gift" where their mother Sarah Clarkson now resides and has a life estate being part of "Admariothria" formerly conveyed to William Clarkson by Notley Rozer as by deed bearing date May 27, 1759 containing 159 acres. Signed Thomas Clarkson, Joseph Clarkson in the presence of and acknowledged before Samuel Hepburn, John Smith Brookes

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