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

Richard Edelen

Male 1715 - 1791  (75 years)


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  • Name Richard Edelen 
    Born 4 Aug 1715  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1791  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007683  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Christopher Edelen,   b. 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Jane Jones,   b. 4 Jan 1691/92, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1707  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F04921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne MNU Edelen,   b. Abt 1719,   d. Aft 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1736  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Cordelia Edelen,   b. 1744, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F04996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Stonestreet,   b. 1734, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Aft 1757  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne 'Nancy' Edelen,   b. Abt 1750, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frances 'Fanny' Edelen,   b. Abt 1751, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Benedict Joseph Edelen,   b. 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Cordelia Edelen,   b. Abt 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary Edelen,   b. 1754, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Nov 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 30 years)
     6. Jesse Edelen,   b. 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     7. Elizabeth Anamentia Edelen,   b. Abt 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Christopher Butler Edelen,   b. 1759, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     9. George Stonestreet Edelen,   b. 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Electius Edelen,   b. Abt 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1808, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F04997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 59
      Richard Edelen, Sr., 60: 22: 17: 14: 12: 4mo
      Sarah Edelen, 45: 21: 18: 10: 7: 4
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 300 RICHARD EDELEN, Sr. 01/17/1791 02/22/1791
      being very sick & weak in Body . ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Sarah Edelen --wife
      -to have all of testator's land for her natural life or widowhood
      -to have the remainder of the estate for her natural life and after her decease to be the whole right and title of testator's children
      2. Frances Edelen --daughter
      Mary Edelen --daughter
      Ann Edelen --daughter
      Delia Edelen --daughter
      Araminta Edelen ---daughter
      -to have the use of testator' s land during their single lives, and should either testator's widow or any of the daughters marry the rise of the land shall be null and void
      3. Bennet Edelen --son
      George Edelen --son
      Butler Edelen --son
      Jesse Edelen -son
      Electius Edelen --son
      -after widow's decease or remarriage, and after all of testator's daughters are disclaimed from the use of the land, to be divided among testator's sons
      -George to have cow and calf and one bed. Jesse to have I bed, Electius to have 1 cow and calf and 1 bed, horse, saddle, and bridle to the value of 12 pounds current money, and Butler to have 1 cow and calf
      Witnesses: Jason Jenkins, Richard Edelen, Jr., Leonard Jenkins
      Then came: the three above named subscribers
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      Mr. Richard Edelen 76.296 CH 1054.15.4 Apr 23 1761
      Appraisers: John Nindas (?), Peter Wood.
      Creditors: Richard Edelen, Suanar [Susannah] Edelen, James Campbell, John Sanders, James Campbell (!), John Semple.
      Next of kin: Richard Edelen, James Edelen.
      Executor: Edward Edelen (surviving executor).
      ===
      Christopher Edelin, Jr. 109.170 PG 240.3.0 Mar 17 1772 Mar 25 1772
      Appraisers: Robert Wade, Sr., William Norton.
      Creditors; Peter Campbell, John Low, Jr., John Baynes (executor of John Tolson).
      Next of kin: Richard Edelin, Sr., Elisabeth Wheeler.
      Executor: John Edelin.

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