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

Rebecca Dashiell

Female Bef 1712 - 1769  (> 57 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Dashiell 
    Born Bef 1712  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 May 1769  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I096501  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Robert Dashiell,   b. 22 Sep 1677, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1718, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Sarah Haste,   b. 19 Jun 1684, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1756, Somerset County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1700  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander Stewart,   b. Abt 1707,   d. Aft 1735, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married Bef 1728  Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F39078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Dashiell, Robert, Somerset Co., 15th Jan., 1717-8; Aug., 1718.
      To eldest son Hast and hrs., dwelling plantation, 300 A., Johnson 's Lot," also 50 A., " Greenwidge, " and personalty.
      To 2 sons, Robert and James, and their hrs., 300 A., "Long- hill," n. side Lipkin Ck.; son Robt. to have upper pt. where Eliza: Collier now lives, son James the lower pt., from Dancing Branch downwards (for dese. see will), and personalty.
      To son Mathias, 100 A., "Gorden's Delight," and personalty.
      To sons Mathias and William, personalty divided bet. them when son William attains age of 16.
      Sons Hast and Robert each to pay to son William, when he attains age of 18, 20,000 lbs. tobacco.
      To daus. Elizabeth and Rebeckah, personalty.
      To wife Sarah, extx., 1/3 of personal estate, the other 2/3 to child. equally.
      Son Hast to be of age at 18 and in care of bro. Thomas; son Robert of age at 16 yrs. and in care of bro. George; son James of age at 18 and in care of cousin James Dashiell; son Mathias of age at 18 yrs. and in care of cousin George Dashiell; son William of age at 18 yrs. and in care of John Irving.
      Test: William Round, Alex. Carlyle, George Dashiell. 14. 666.
      Note-16th July, 1718. "Within. named Sarah Dashiell fiyeth to her thirds."
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      Handy, Ebenezer, Somerset Co., 2nd Dec., 1735 ; 20th Jan., 1735.
      To son Benjamin and hrs., 300 A. "Rum Ridge," 350 A. "Handy's Security," adjoining to afsd. tract; and personalty; sd. son and his estate to care of brother Isaac until 18 yrs. of age. son Robert and hrs., 300 A. "Handy's Beginning," bought of Thomas Cox, the marsh that father - bought of John Roach; and personalty; sd. son and his estate to care of Mathias Dashiel until 18 yrs. of age.
      To dau. Mary Elizabeth, son John and young. dau. Mary, personalty; last named dau. to care of her aunt Rebeckah Stewart until age of 16 or day of marriage.
      To wife Betty, extx., certain legacies and 1/3 of personal estate, residue to be divided between 5 child., viz.: Benjamin, Robert, Mary Elizabeth, John and Mary.
      Test: George Dashiell, John Caldwell, secundus, Levin Disharoon.
      21st Jan., 1735-6, wife Betty claims her thirds. 21. 496.
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      Dashiell (Dasheill), Hast, Somerset Co., 12th March, 1729; 8th May, 1730.
      To bro. James and hrs., "Johnson Lott," on condition that sd. James makes over the land he holds at Wetipkin to his bro. Mathias and hrs., otherwise sd. Mathias to possess "Johnston's I,ott," where mother now lives; and personalty.
      To Sarah King Stewart, personalty, to be pd. her at marriage by Alex. Stuart or his wife.
      To Mathias and William Dasheil, personalty.
      Alex. Stuart, ex. and residuary legatee.
      Test: George Dashiell, Capell King, Joseph Wailes.
      Codicil: 14th March, 1729. Godson Benjamin, son of Eben. Handy; Daniel and John, sons of Joseph Wales, and Ann, dau. of Michael Dashiel, each to have 1 year's schooling if they live to age of 12 yrs.
      Test: Same as above. 20, 71
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      James Dashiell, Jr. 22.338 SO 119.3.0 Apr 5 1736 May 30 1737
      Appraisers: James Makmorie, Day Scott.
      Creditors: Day Scott, Roger Kellet.
      Next of kin: Mat. Dashiell, William Dashiell.
      Administrator: Capell King.
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      James Dashiells 16.121 A SO 119.3.0 119.3.0 Apr 21 1738
      Payments to: James Hume, Margarett Harris, James Hays, Sarah Ribble.
      Distribution to: accountant (father-in-law).
      Heirs (brothers and sister): William Dashiells, Rebecca Stewart, Matthias Dashiells.
      Administrator: Capell King.
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      DASHIELL, MATTHIAS, Somerset Co. 23 Feb, 1744/5; 23 Mar, 1744
      To JOHN STUART, son of REBECCA STUART, 150 A. Long Hill where his mother now lives.
      To Capt. Caprill King, 100 A. Gordons Delight."
      To William STUART, my god-son, a slave, and in case WM. STUART dies before of age, then his brothers and sisters have benefit of sd. slave.
      To ANNE STUART, the child of REBECCA STUART, a slave, and if she dies before of age, then to BETTY STUART.
      To THOMAS, JOSEPH and BENJAMIN DASHIELL, the sons of GEORGE DASHIEL, 10 pounds.
      To Margaret Wale, 40 pounds, and at her decease, to return to my sister REBECCA STUART'S child., and all accounts of sd. Margaret Wale shall appear to be due to be paid her without the exact forms of proving according to law.
      To Benjamin Handy, my houlster caps with silver fringe and the pistols.
      To Robert Handy, a ring.
      To George Duglass, Lawer [lawyer?j, a pt. of JAMES DASHIELS, JR'S. estate who died in year, 1734, now in possession of Capt. Caprill King, in the value of 20 or 30 pounds.
      To BETTY STUART, dau of REBECCA STUART, 1 slave, and if she dies, same to go to her younger bro WILLIAM STUART.
      To sister, REBECCA STUART, 1 gold ring, marked "H.D."
      To bro WILLIAM DASHIEL, the remainder of my estate, and appoint him as ex.
      Wit: Day Scott, Thomas Winder, Clement Dashiel. 24. 97

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