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

Lucy Belt

Female 1711 - 1773  (62 years)


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  • Name Lucy Belt 
    Born 1711  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Sep 1773  Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I099581  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father John Belt,   b. 1678, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1745 and 1761, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Lucy Lawrence,   b. 1683, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1701/02  West River & Cliff's Meeting House, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John Belt and Lucy Lawrrence m. 10 Feb 1701 at a Quaker Meeting, conivingly.
      Lucy is also betrothed wife of Joseph Tilly, "which action is contrary to
      the law of god and man."
    Family ID F01200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Watson,   b. Bef 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 May 1759, Rock Creek Parish, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1731  Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Anne Watson,   b. 8 Oct 1732, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
     2. John Watson,   b. 22 Mar 1733/34, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     3. Henry Watson,   b. 24 Feb 1735/36, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1816, Harrison County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Mary Watson,   b. 28 Jun 1742, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Rock Creek Parish, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     5. Samuel Watson,   b. Bef 1743, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     6. Lucy Watson,   b. Bef 1749, Rock Creek Parish, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
     7. Alithia Watson,   b. Abt 1757, Rock Creek Parish, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Rock Creek Parish, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F13540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WATSON, LUCY, Frederick Co. 19 March 1773; 27 Sep 1773
      To Nanny a molatto woman, last years crop of tobacco.
      To This years crop of tobacco, stock and plantation utencils, to be sold to pay my debts.
      To eldest dau. Nancy Abington, one negro.
      To son John Watson, ex., two negroes.
      To son Harry Watson, £13 to be paid by his brother John Watson out of his estate, also to son Harry, £10 to be paid by my son- in-law William Beckwith because the legacy given his wife Lucy is £10 better than my son Henry's.
      To dau. Lucy Beckwith, muilatto woman Fanny and Negro boy Jack.
      To dau. Mary Watson, Negro woman Daphney, her dau Polly and mulatto boy James.
      To dau. Alithia Watson, Negro girl Hannah and boy Ephraim, she and her estate to be in care of her brother John Watson until she is 16 years of age.
      To children Lucy Beckwith, John, Mary, Alithia Watson, silver table spoon.
      To son Henry Watson, Negro boy Dick and household goods, all of which he had when married.
      (Note) The rings to my four daus. except the one with John Watson engraved in it which I give to my son John Watson.
      Wit: Henry Wilson; Dent Summers; William Thrasher. 39. 478
      ===
      1743-1746 Land Records of Prince George's County MD
      Page 310. Deed, recorded at the request of James Russell.
      May 23, 1745 from Henry Watson of PG, Merchant, to James Russell of PG, Merchant. Whereas Andrew Sprowle and Alexander Campbell, by virtue of a fieri facial issued out on a Judgment recovered against the sd Henry Watson, took in execution the following Negroes: Peter, Paul, Cato, Phillis and her children, Clare and her youngest child, being a girl, Pegg, Essex, Nan, & Harry, and which ad Negroes, by an appraisement thereof, amounted to 235 £& 10 shillings sterling. And whereas the sd Andrew Sprowle & Alexander Campbell, in consideration of the sd 235 £10 shillings, sold the sd Negroes to the sd. James Russell, to whom the sd Henry Watson, by his deed dated Aug 5, 1742, released all his right to sd Negroes. And whereas sd Henry Watson, for 409 E sterling, by his deed dated Jul 5, 1742, sold to sd James Russell a debt due to the sd Henry Watson from Osborn Sprigg by bond of the penalty of 153,592 lbs tobacco, with condition for the payment of 76,795 lbs tobacco, and also the following Negroes: Tom, London, Peter, Spadiel, Ephraim, Jack, Bentley, Bromley, Stratford, Charles, Billy, Nan and her children, Nelly, Rachel, and Charles, Sue and her children, Nanny & Charity, Mary, Betty, Sall, Rose, [blank], Sall, Nell, & Lydia, and all their future issue. And whereas the sd Henry Watson, by his deed dated Jul 5, 1742, for 600 E sterling, sold to sd James Russell, all that part of a tract of land called the Win Yard, containing about 14 acres, all that part of a tract of land called Flints Discovery, containing 62 acres, and part of that tract of land called the Widows Mite, containing 197 acres, and one other parcel of land, being part of the sd tract called the Widows Mite, containing 19% acres, and also another part of the sd Widows Mite containing 124 acres, and also 47 acres, being another part of the sd tract called the WinYard, and also all that tract of land called the Dunghill, containing 536 acres, and also another tract of land called Ratsford's Island, containing 64 acres, and also 200 acres, being part of a tract of land called Knaves Disappointment, and also 312-1/2 acres, being part of a tract of land called Joseph's Park, and also the crops of tobacco on the above mentioned lands, or any of them then growing, together with all the dwelling houses, outhouses, tobacco houses, orchards, gardens, yards, and all other improvements. And whereas the sd James Russell agreed to and with the sd Henry Watson to reconvey and reassign all the afd premises unto sd Henry Watson upon the repayment of 1244 £sterling & interest to the sd James Russell, and whereas sd repayment has not been made to sd Russell, now this deed witnesses that the sd Henry Watson, for 5 shillings, transfers to sd James Russell, all the right and equity of redemption that sd Henry Watson has to the afd lands, Negroes, and tobacco.
      Signed - H Watson. Wit - B Young (a Provincial Court Justice), F. Darnall. Lucy, the wife of the sd Henry Watson, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned lands.
      May 23, 1745. Then recd. of James Russell, 120 E sterling, in trust for the use of Mrs. Lucy Watson, in consideration of her making the acknowledgement of her right of dower as on this deed to sd James Russell. Signed - Joseph Belt.
      Wit Tho Clark. Recorded Jun 11, 1745,
      ===
      1756-1761 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      717-718. Lucy Watson, widow, ofFC, sale 15 May 1759. I James Dick of London Town in AA Co., merchant, three Negroes, do bargain. Whereas Henry Watson deceased, late of PGC, and the said Lucy Watson, John Watson and Nancy Watson by their bill of sale 9 Feb. 1754, sold unto James Dick the three following Negroes: Brumley, Fanny' and Sall, know that I for 50 pounds 8 pence sterling of GB, have
      bargained, and sell to Lucy Watson the 3 Negroes. Signed James Dick before Robert Peter, Richard Orme.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 87. At the request of Thomas Johns the following Deed was recorded September 8, 1763
      Indenture made August 6, 1763; Lucy Watson of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 40 pounds current money of Maryland paid by Thomas Johns of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Vineland" containing 47 acres and beginning at the 1st line of "Widows Mite". Signed Lucy Watson in the presence of and acknowledged before John Cooke, Joshua Beall

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