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

Susannah Harrison

Female Abt 1745 - 1808  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name Susannah Harrison 
    Born Abt 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Sep 1808  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102575  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father Joseph Hanson Harrison,   b. 2 Jun 1722, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1785, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Harrison,   b. Abt 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Jun 1773, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1742  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Walter Hoxton,   b. Aft 1734, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Hoxton,   b. Between 1766 and 1767, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Rachel Hoxton,   b. Abt 1767,   d. Aft 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)  [natural]
     3. Juliana Hoxton,   b. Between 1768 and 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1842, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)  [natural]
     4. Anne Mary Hoxton,   b. Between 1771 and 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1806, Cobb Neck, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Anne Hoxton,   b. Abt 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)  [natural]
     6. Stanislaus Hoxton,   b. Abt 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1824, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F13142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 2nd wife
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber TT; 1808-1812;
      Folio 4 SUSANNA HOXTON 24 Mar 1808 Proved 6 Sep 1808
      "Being in health and perfect mind, memory and understanding
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Stanislaus Hoxton --son
      -to have. Negroes "Phil" ''Bob" and "Jim" woman servant "Charity" and "Matilda" and her increase from this time
      -to have stock of sheep, all of stock of black cattle,. 1/2. of the hogs, 1/2 of the horses--with the exception of the carriage horses and the horse he ---
      when he drives the carriages, to have all plantation utensils
      -to take testatrix's crick "Old Pep" (?) and care for her and maintain her
      2. John Thorrias Hoxton--son
      -to have Negro boy "--"
      3. Mary Hoxton -granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl 'Lucy"
      4. Susannah (Hoxton?) --daughter
      -to have Negroes 'will" "Hannah" and ''-ill" —"Jenny's" daughter
      -to have 1/2 of the household furniture and 1/2 of the kitchen furniture and 1/2 of the wearing apparel
      5. Mary Huxton Curry (?) --granddaughter
      -to have Negro boy "Will" & "Poll's" son and Negro girl "Mariah -"Poll's" daughter
      6. --- Curry --granddaughters
      -to have Negro girl 'Charity"
      7. Rachel (Hoxton?) --daughter
      -to have Negroes "Aaron: and "Beck"
      8. Rachel Hoxton Brooke -granddaughter
      -to have Negro man 'George" and Negro woman "Nan" and her daughter "Martha Ann"
      9. Eliza -- Brooke -granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Marina"
      10. Walter Baker Brooke --grandson
      -to have Negro boy "Anthony" "Nan's" son
      11. Julianna (Hoxton?) -daughter
      -to have Negro woman "Henny"
      -to have the other '1/2 of the household, kitchen furniture, 1/2 of the poultry 1/2 of the wearing apparel. 1/2 of the horses. except carriage horse and the horse the servant rides when he drives the horse carriage
      12 Sarah (?) Middleton —granddaughter
      -to havc Negro woman 'Poll" and her son "Edward" Negro girl "Susan" and Negro roan "Peter"
      -to have the carriage, carriage horse and the horse the servant rides when he drives the carriage
      13. Susan Harrison Middleton --granddaughter
      -to have Negro girl "Lucretia" "Poll's" daughter
      14 Ann Mary (Hoxton)? --daughter
      -to have Negro men "Jack" and "Tom"
      15, Maria Neal --granddaughter
      -to have Negro boy "Dennis" --son of "Beck" and Negro girl '1—'1 -remainder of the personal estate to be divided among her. Sarah Middleton and Rachel Hoxton Brooke share and share alike
      16. Susanna (?) Hoxton --granddaughter'
      -to have Negro girl "Doll" (?) --daughter of "Poll"
      17. Abraham' --Negro man
      -to he free
      18. Elizabeth Carrico
      -to have the sum of $25.00 to be paid her within 60 days following testatrix's death
      9. Monica Carrico
      -to have the sum of S25,00 to be paid to her within 60 days following testatrix's death
      Witnesses: James Somervill
      James Gibson
      Then came: James Somervill
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
      A List of articles in the possession of Susanna Hoxton which were willed to her during her natural life by her late husband Walter Hoxton to be divided among his children after her death: 1 mahogany bedstead, 8 common bedsteads, 2 dining tables I set of --cherry--dressing table, tea table I small old table, 18 old walnut cbairs with leather bottoms, 1 large looking glass, I small looking glass, I pair andirons, I old shovel,
      3 old brass candlesticks, 8 gallon basins, 18 pewter plates, 1 large pewter dish, 8 pewter candle molds, 1 large iron pot, I dripping pan, I large copper kettle, I iron spit, 1 spice bell metal mortar and pestle, I large stone jug, 1-1/2 gallon china bowl.
      I sauce ladle, 18 table spoons, 18 silver tea spoons, 3 glass decanters, 1 --- stand, 1 --- plate warmer, 1 soap -- and 1 pair old blankets, 1 old desk. 08/--/1804
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 187 WALTER HOXTON 02/18/1783 04/26/1784
      "being at present in an indifferent health of Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      1 Susannah Hoxton --wife
      -to have for her natural life the land which testator purchased from Benjamin Trueman being part of a tract of land called -Blackwell cont. 193 1/2 acres
      -to have the land which testator owns at the mouth of the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River called "St, Elizabeth" cont. 600 acre
      -to have Negro wench "Pegg" and her son "Jack" and also "my House maid Charity" -to have all of testator's household furniture, all plate, and all stock of horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs along w/ all plantation utensils
      -to have testator's "wheel carriages" for her natural life and all the above in order to maintain and support testator's children
      -to have the sum of 200 pounds current money "ro enable her to build a Dwelling House on the lands hereby bequeathed to her" in the will--and to have her choice of building on either St. Elizabeth's" or "Blackwell" and the 200 pounds to be med in gold or silver —being Spanish Dollars at 7 shillings 6 pence sterling per dollar, and to be at her sole disposal --as the building of the house "was meetly mentioned for her convenience if she thought proper to apply it that way „ ,"
      -to have one third of the remainder of the estate with the other 2 thirds to be divided into 10 parts with testator's son Stanislaus to have one tenth, and Walter Hyde Hoxton to have one tenth and the remaining 8 tenths to be divided among testator's five daugthers -wearing apparel not to be considered as part of the personal estate to he given as
      widow deems proper
      -named executrix along wi testator's nephew Benjamin Harrison and testator's son Walter Hyde Hoxton
      2. Walter Hyde Hoxton --son
      -after widow's decease to have the said land
      -testator has given to him on the day of the writing of the will, Negro woman "Phi l l is" by deed of gift.
      3. Stanislaus Hoxton --son
      -at widow's decease to have "Blackwell" cont. 600 acres if he arrives to the age of 21, and should he die before coining of age, then the land is to be acid and the proceeds from the sale to be divided among testator's daughters that are living at the time.
      -to have Negro girl "Christina"
      4. Susannah Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Sarah" --daughter of "Kate"
      5. Rachel Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Ciss"
      6. Juliana Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Grace"
      7, Ann Mary Hoxton --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Mary" the daughter of 'Pegg"
      8, Mary Ann Hoxton --daughter (youngest daughter)
      -to have Negro girl --a daughter of "Pegg"
      Witnesses: John Prigg
      Samuel Morton
      Samuel Perrie Wailes
      then came: Samuel Morton
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand

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