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

Elizabeth Freeman

Female Abt 1732 - 1775  (~ 43 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Freeman 
    Born Abt 1732  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Apr 1775  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I018626  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father James Freeman,   b. Bef 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1751, Prince Wiliam County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Shaw,   b. Abt 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751, Prince Wiliam County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1724  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Butler Stonestreet,   b. Abt 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1774, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Bef 1748  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Butler Stonestreet,   b. 20 Oct 1748, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1784, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Edward Stonestreet,   b. 6 Jan 1754, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1796, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     3. Thomas Stonestreet,   b. Abt 1755, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1797, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     4. James Freeman Stonestreet,   b. Abt 1756, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1808, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     5. Elizabeth Stonestreet,   b. 9 Mar 1757, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Stonestreet,   b. 22 Mar 1763, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F09176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Elisabeth Stonestreet 121.213 CH 65.11.11 Apr 20 1775 May 6 1775
      Appraisers: Samuel Turner, William Compton.
      Creditors: James Simms, Joseph Aderton,
      Next of kin: Nathan Freeman, Mical Freeman.
      Administrator: Butler Stonestreet.
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      Elisabeth Stonestreet 7.53 D CH Apr 1 1776
      Sureties: Robert Slye, Thomas Ching.
      Distribution to 6 children (unnamed, equally).
      Administrator: Mr. Butler Stonestreet.
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      STONESTREET, BUTLER, Charles Co. 15 May 1774; 28 July 1774
      To wife Elizabeth Stonestreet, during her lifetime, all my personal estate, and after her decease to be divided among my four sons and two daus.: Butler Stonestreet, Edward Stonestreet, Thomas Stonestreet, James Freeman Stonestreet, Elizabeth Stonestreet and Mary Stonestreet.
      Wife Elizabeth Stonestreet extx,
      Wit: Sam Turner, Walter Compton. 39, 869
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      Prince William County, Virginia
      James Freeman The Elder Will 1750/1

      In the name of God amen. I James Freeman being very sick and weak but in perfect since and Memory do make this
      my last will and testament.

      Item I give and bequeath my soul to God and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent manner.
      Item I give and bequeath to my son James Freeman one Negro boy Sam After the death of his mother or after her
      marriage again To him and his heirs forever
      Item I give and bequeath to my son James Freeman one bed and rug and a pair of blankets and one pot and one dish
      and six plates to him and his heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my son Nathaniel Freeman one Negro boy Pulley After the death of his mother or after her
      marriage again to him and his heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my son Nathaniel Freeman Five pounds cash to by him a rifle.
      Item I give and bequeath to my son Nathaniel Freeman one mare & colt and one bed & furniture to him and his heirs
      forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Elizabeth Stonestreet one ______ to buy her a ring and no more.
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Freeman one bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
      Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Freeman one dish and 6 plates and one pot to her and her heirs forever.
      My will and desire is that my beloved wife Elizabeth Freeman and my son James Freeman and shall be whole and sole
      executors as I have here unto set my hand and seal the 21st day of February 1750/1

      James X Freeman

      Test
      Joseph Taylor
      Thomas Fletcher
      John _ Fletcher

      As a court held for the county of Prince William
      22nd April 1751
      This will was presented by Elizabeth Freeman widow executrix where in named who made oath whereto and the same
      being proved by the oathix of the witness and was ordered to be recorded and this Executrix having preformed what the
      law require ________ is granted her for of obtaining a probate in due form.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (232). Aug 5, 1754 from Boteler Stonestreet of CC, planter, to Philip Barton Key of St Mary's County, for 15,000 lbs of inspected crop tobacco, a tract of land called Morris' help, lying in CC, and bounded by the land of Mr. John Pile, containing about 100 acres. Signed - Butler Stonestreet. Wit - Jno Winter, Jas Nivison. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd Boteler, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Oct 7, 1754.

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