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

Elizabeth Adams

Female 1680 - 1756  (76 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Adams  [1
    Born 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Feb 1756  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I007891  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Francis Adams,   b. 1643, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1699, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Grace {unproven} Thomas,   b. Bef 1654,   d. Aft 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1670/71  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Elgin,   b. 25 Jan 1672/73, Banff, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1748, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1708  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Elgin,   b. 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1780, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. George Elgin,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1777, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. James Elgin,   b. Abt 1711, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770, Abbeville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     4. Anne Elgin,   b. Abt 1715, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     5. William Elgin,   b. Abt 1717, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1794, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     6. Elizabeth Elgin,   b. Abt 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1785, "Efton Hills, " Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     7. Francis Elgin,   b. 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1782, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      ELGIN, Elizabeth, Charles Co. 12 Oct 1754; 22 Feb 1756
      Will: In the name of God, Amen, I, Elizabeth Elgin of Charles County, being weak in body but of perfect sound mind and memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same, knowing the uncertainty of life and that it is appointed for all once to die, do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following, making null and void all other wills by me heretofore made. First and principally, I recommend my soul to the hands of Almighty God that made it, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter named and as to what worldly estate it hath pleased God to bless me with, I dispose in the following manner.
      I give to my son, John Elgin, one cow and calf, 1/2 crop of tobacco that is not already disposed of and all household goods now in his possesion with one negro man named Ned.
      I give to my son, George Elgin one feather bed, two sheets, one rugg, one blankett, one bolster and one pillow.
      I give to my son, Francis Elgin one feather bed, two sheets, a rugg, one blankett, one bolster, one pillow.
      To my son, James Elgin, one feather bed, two sheets, a rugg, one blankett, one bolster, one pillow.
      To my son, William Elgin, one feather bed, two sheets, a rugg, one blankett, one bolster, one pillow, a small square, table, a chest, one iron pott, 1 mare colt and other half of the tobacco that is not disposed of.
      I give what ready moneys I have to be divided between my sons John Elgin and William Elgin.
      I give to my daughter, Anne Dunnington, one negro woman named Nino, one pair sheets, one small trunk, and half my wearing apparell.
      I give to my daughter, Elizabeth Winter, one cotton counterpane and one half my wearing apparell.
      I give to my granddaughter, Charity Elgin, one heifer of three years and one ewe of one year old.
      All the rest of my estate to be equally divided amongst my children and lastly I appoint my sons John Elgin and William Elgin Executors of this my last will and testament on this 12th day of October in the year 1754.
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      Elizabeth X Elgin
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      Witnesses
      Ignatious Adams
      Joseph Harrison
      Alexander McConchie Probated February 22, 1756
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      Will of Elizabeth Elgin, Charles County, 10/12/1754-2/22/1756. Son: John, cow and calf and 1/2 crop of tobacco. Son: George, bed, sheets, rug, other. Son: Francis (same as George). Son: William, bed and other 1/2 crop of tobacco. Daugther: Ann Durrington a negro woman named Wicco, sheets, trunk, and wearing apparel. Daughter: Elizabeth Winter counterpain, wearing apparel. Daughter: Charity Elgin, a heifer and ewe. Execs: Sons, John and William. Wit: Ignatius Adams, Joseph Harrison, Alexander Maconchie.4/16/1748: Admin. accts. of John Wise, Charles Co. Adm: Francis Elgin.
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      Charles Addams 18.491 CH 31.3.4 Jul 27 1734 Aug 13 1734
      (also Charles Adams)
      Appraisers: Samuel Gray, Thomas Davis.
      Creditors: Thomas Davis, Robert Hanson, Jr,
      Next of kin: Francis Adams, Elisabeth Elgin.
      Executor: Charles Adams

  • Sources 
    1. [S044869] The Elgin Familes of America, James G. Elgin, (Privately published, 4th edition July 2003), 1.

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