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

Margery Belt

Female 1764 - Bef 1806  (< 42 years)


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  • Name Margery Belt 
    Born 18 Jan 1764  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef Apr 1806  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I045887  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father Jeremiah Belt,   b. 4 Mar 1723/24, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Mary Sprigg,   b. 15 Dec 1723, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1746  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beall Duvall,   b. Abt 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1840, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Apr 1800  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F24820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 202 JEREMIAH BELT 01/18/1785
      "being in perfect sound mind and memory"
      Bequeaths to:
      1 Thomas Sprigg Belt --son
      -to have a tract of land called "Belt's Discovery" cont. 200 acres and also to have all of testator's part of a tract of /and called "Addition to Good Luck" lying on the west side of the Beaver dam Branch and also to have 10 acres to be taken out of a tract of land called "Addition to Belt's Pigpen" or "Belt's Pigpen Enlarged-
      -to have 1 gun which formerly belonged to Col. Jeremiah Belt called the "Long Gun" and in the possession of Richard Harwood
      2. Fielding Belt --son
      -should testator's son Thomas die wait heirs and before coining °faze, then ro have the lands left to him
      3. John Sprigg Belt --son
      -to have testator's watch
      4. Tobias Belt --son
      -to have all the remainder of testator's land
      5, Mary Belt --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Dafny"
      6. Margery Belt --daughter
      -to have Negro girl 'Eve"
      -remainder of the estate to be divided among all of testator's children
      7. Wife
      -named executrix of the will along w! testator's son Thomas Sprigg Belt and instructed that testator's debts be paid by selling the following land: being 350 acres taken out of a tract of land called 'Recovery" beginning at the north corner and to be divided by the east/west line from the remainder of the tract and also to take out 50 acres of a tract of land called "The Jeremiah and Mary" and to be laid out as above, and also to take out a tract of land called "Packolett's Rest" cont 100 acres
      Witnesses: Walter Williams, Jr.
      Jeremiah Prather
      Josiah Belt
      Then came: Walter Williams, Jr.
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 360. At the request of Margery Belt the following Bill of Sale was recorded February 18, 1769
      I Jeremiah Belt in consideration of the love and affection which I have and bear unto my beloved daughter Margery Belt as also for diverse other good causes and considerations me thereunto moving has given her one Negro girl named Chance now in possession of Jeremiah Crabb. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this February 8, 1769, Jeremiah Belt in the presence of Thomas Watkins, Jr., Richard Duckett, Jr. and acknowledged before Richard Duckett, Jr.

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