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

Elizabeth Watson

Female Bef 1739 - Aft 1803  (> 66 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Elizabeth Watson 
    Born Bef 1739  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1803  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021517  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 

    Father William Watson,   b. 1718, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1803, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Anne MNU Watson,   b. Abt 1722,   d. Aft 1803, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1738  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Ellis,   b. Bef 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married Aft 1755  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elijah Ellis,   b. Between 1755 and 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1815, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     2. John Ellis,   b. Between 1755 and 1774, 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 ~ 54 years)
     3. Owen Ellis,   b. Between 1755 and 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F13058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 506 WILLIAM WATSON, Sr. 04/27/1802 07/21/1803
      "beine weak in Body ."
      Bequeaths to
      I . Mary Anne Watson --wife
      -to have all of testator's lands being part of four tracts or parcels or land "Trinent ""`Woodborough" Cole Brook" and "Watson's Forest" along w/ a stock of horses cattle
      -to have Negro girl "Harriet" and Negro woman "Henry"
      -to have all of 'testator's goods and chattels for her natural life
      2. James Watson --son
      -to have after widow's decease, the tracts of land "Trinent" -Woodborough" and "'Cole Brook" lying on the west side of a small branch and to begin at the intersection of the two branches in the old mill dame and to run up the branch between where James lives and Benjamin Watson live until it is intersected by a small branch leading down between testator's son Hezekiah and grandson James Watson lives and up the said little swamp with the meander and sunken land of the same so as to include all of testator's lands between the two swamps
      3. Fielder Watson --son
      Hezekiah Watson --son
      -at widow's decease to have all the remaining lands not before devised and the house where testator now lives shall belong to Fielder
      -Hezekiah to have the child of Negro woman "Henny" which she is pregnant with -Fielder to have "Henry" and her daughter "Harriet"
      4. Mary Watson --daughter
      -to have the sum of 300 pounds 6 shillings 8 pence to be paid in goods and chattels
      5. Elizabeth Ellis --daughter
      -to have the sum of 300 pounds 6 shillings 8 pence to be laid out in goods and chattels
      6. Children of daughter Susanna Ellis -grandchildren
      -to have the sum of 300 pounds 6 shillings 8 pence to be laid out in goods and chaticls.
      Witnesses; Samuel T. Wilson
      Thomas Gardiner
      George Naylor (mark)
      ]hen came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 575. At the request of John Ellis & Others the following Deed of Gift was recorded February 23, 1779
      I Elizabeth Ellis for diverse good causes and viable considerations me hereunto moving has given by these presents unto my 3 well beloved sons as follows, vizt; John Ellis, 3 black cattle two of them big with calf, 1 steer and 1 feather bed and furniture;Owen Ellis, 1 red heifer; Elijah Ellis, 1 red heifer and 1 feather bed and furniture. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this February 20, 1779, Elizabeth Ellis in the presence of James Collings Williams, William Ladyman

Research Links  Find Elizabeth Watson at the following sites -

Ancestry records for Elizabeth Watson