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

Joseph Greer

Male 1659 - 1715  (56 years)


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  • Name Joseph Greer 
    Born 1659  Dumfrie, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Dec 1715  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015491  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Family ID F10023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah MNU Greer,   b. Bef 1663,   d. Aft 1715, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Married Abt 1679 
    Children 
     1. John Greer,   b. 1682, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry Greer,   b. 1690, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Annanias Greer,   b. 1692, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Sarah Greer,   b. Abt 1680, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 Jul 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F10022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Grear Joseph, Prince George's County, 8th Aug., 1715; 14th Dec., 1715.
      To wife ------extx; 1/3 of estate, real and personal. At her decease plantation and land to be divided amongst 6 sons equally.
      To 5 sons, Joseph, Benjamin, James, Henry, Annanias and 2 daus., -) residue of personalty, son John having already received his share.
      In event of death of any child or child. without issue, survivors to inherit portion of deceased.
      Test. desires to be buried according to rites of Church of England.
      Test: Owen Ellis, Thos. Padgett, James Nuttwell. 14.100.
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      Joseph Grear 36C.227 I 36.9.4 Jan 9 1714
      Appraisers: Owen Ellis, Thomas Poison.
      Creditors: George Muartor (?).
      Next of kin: John Greaar (son), Thomas Dagges Sr.
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      Benjamin Greares 14.56 A PG 10.16.0 #1213 Sep 30 1696
      Administrator: Josep Greares (brother).
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 31 May 1696
      From: THOMAS PAGGETT of Calvert County, otherwise called P. G. County, planter, and SARAH his wife.
      To: PHILLIP TETTERSHOLL (TETTERSALL) of P. G. County, planter.
      Price: 3000 lbs. tobacco
      Property: 50 acres, part of a tract near Indian-towns Creek, now called Fransum Creek, in the possession of THOMAS PAGGETT and JOSEPH GREERE, near the land of THOMAS HATTON, gent.
      Signatures: THOMAS PAGGETT and SARAH PAGGETT (mark) Wit.: WILLIAM BARTON, JOHN WIGHTE, SARAH BARTON
      Ackn'd: THOMAS PAGGETT and wife SARAH, 31 May 1696 Recorded: 24 November 1696, Vol. A, p. 16
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 30 May 1696
      From: THOMAS PAGGETT of Calvert County, otherwise called P. G. County, planter, and SARAH his wife.
      To: JOSEPH GREERE of P. G. County, planter
      Price: (none)
      Property: Western half (152 acres) of an unnamed 400 acre tract near a creek formerly called Indian-town Creek; near land of THOMAS HATTON, gent., Secretary of this Province. This 400 acre tract was originally patented to THOMAS PAGGETT and JOSEPH GREERE, 10 January 1695, and was surveyed 17 August 1653. Signatures: THOMAS PAGGETT and SARAH PAGGETT (mark)
      Wit.: WILLIAM BARTON, JOHN WIGHTE, SARAH BARTON
      Ackn'd: THOMAS PAGGETT and wife SARAH, 30 May 1696. Recorded: 24 March 1696/7, Vol. A, p. 47
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Division, 30 May 1696
      From: JOSEPH GREER of Calvert County, otherwise called P. G. County, planter, and SARAH his wife.
      To: THOMAS PAGGETT of P. G. County, planter
      Price: (none)
      Property: THOMAS PAGGETT was to have the eastern half, and JOSEPH GREER the western half (about 152 acres) of a 400 acre tract granted to them jointly, 10 January 1695; said tract is near a brook formerly called Indiantowne Creeke, now called Transum Creeke, near land of THOMAS HATTON, gent., and Secretary of the Province; "see certificate of survey dated 17 August 1653."
      Signatures: JOSEPH GREER (mark), and SARAH GREER (her mark).
      Wit.: WM. BARTON, JNO. WIGHT, SARAH BARTON Ackn'd: JOSEPH GREER and SARAH his wife, 30 May 1696.
      Recorded: 24 June 1697, Vol. A, p. 58
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 372. At the request of John Perrie the following Deed was recorded March 29, 1769
      Indenture made February 22, 1769; Levin Covington, Gentleman in consideration of 155 pounds 5 shillings currency paid by John Perrie, Gentleman of Swansons Neck has sold part of a tract containing 159 acres of land and marsh, 4 acres which are included in an elder survey originally granted unto Thomas Hatton, Esq. and now the property of the said John Perrie which being deducted from the aforesaid quantity there remains 155 acres of land and marsh lying on the north side of Swansons Creek (formerly called Indian Town Creek, alias Fransum Creek) part of a tract originally on January 10, 1695 granted by patent (on the escheat) to Thomas Paggett and Joseph Greer for 400 acres and the part of the said tract aforementioned hereby intended to be conveyed being the moiety of the said tract that became the right of Thomas Paggett one of the patentees which by a deed of partition May 20th 1696 and the said Thomas Paggett with his son Thomas Paggett by their deed of conveyance duly acknowledged and recorded bearing date July 31, 1722 did convey unto Levin Covington, grandfather to the aforementioned Levin Covington but for as much as the courses of the last mentioned deed does not belong to the said tract as appears by a survey lately made which said part was corrected. (Metes and bounds follow). Signed Levin Covington in the presence of and acknowledged before John Harrison, Thomas Trueman and at the same time Susannah Covington wife of Levin Covington relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: NO NAME; Owner: Greer, Joseph: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Jan 10, 1695: Ref: Liber B#23 f 357: Map Location: X-22

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