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

Catharine 'Kitty' McPherson

Female Bef 1790 - 1824  (> 34 years)


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  • Name Catharine 'Kitty' McPherson 
    Born Bef 1790  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Dec 1824  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I104071  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2022 

    Father William Hanson McPherson,   b. Bef 1755, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1815, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elishabah Beall MNU McPherson,   b. Bef 1769,   d. Aft 1820, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1785  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HB-14, 1817-1825; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 345.
      Kitty McPherson, Will, 1824; December 15, 1824
      To brother Thomas McPherson, negro George, my dining table, looking glass, 2 decanters and bed and two counterpins.
      To nephew George Washington Garner, negro Cy.
      To Aunt Catherine McPherson, 50 dollars.
      To two nephews Samuel William Hanson McPherson and Edmond Suttland McPherson all the rest of my property.
      To my sister Elizabeth McPherson, a mourning ring with some of my hair.
      Executor: brother Thomas McPherson
      Signed: 1824 not signed
      Oath that will was in deceased handwritting: William McPherson
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 398.
      William H. McPherson, Will, March 5, 1815; June 13, 1815
      I, William H. McPherson of CC, being indisposed, but of sound mind, memory and understanding;
      To wife Elizabeth B. McPherson during her single life, the plantation whereon I now reside beginning at Mattawoman Run where the Sprat run empties itself into a ditch with a line of fence which nearly divides my dwelling plantation and the land which I purchased of William T. McPherson, thence with the line of fence by the fence where Francis Spalding resided, up to the uppermost line of "Bridewood" where Charles Thompson formerly had a gate. Also the following personal property; negroes Hannah, Delia and her three children Sam, John and Anne, Emma and her four children, Robert, Mary, Betsey & Nancy, 4 head of horses, 10 head of cattle, 15 head of sheep, 15 head of hogs, 2 bed and furniture, 1 black walnut curtain bedstead with the curtains cord & hyde, 1 black walnut bedstead with cord & hyde, 2 yarn and cotton counterpanes, 1 figured counterpane wove by Brawner, all her quilts, trunks and bandboxes which she brought with her, all my crockery ware except some old fashioned chine plates and decanters, all my kitchen furniture, 1 large square walnut dining table, 1 small square walnut dining table, all my chairs of every description, all my knives and forks and all my plantation utensils and poultry of every kind, and after her death to descend to my daughter Elizabeth Margaret Hanson McPherson.
      To son Thomas McPherson the whole of my real estate but if he should die without issue, the land to descend to my daughter Elizabeth Margaret Hanson McPherson. Also 1 horse, 1 desk, 1 Dutch case, my gun and map of the State of Maryland.
      To daughter Matilda Garner, negroes Mary, Minty and her children Letty & Eleanor, and all the stock and household furniture which I gave her heretofore.
      To daughter Elizabeth Margaret H. McPherson, negro Jacob Senior, 1 clock, 1 bed and furniture, ½ dozen silver table spoons made by Cordell, ½ dozen figured silver tea spoons, 1 silver soup ladle, 1 bedstead, cord and hyde, 1 dressing glass with drawer in it, and my small black leather trunk.
      To daughters Kitty and Margaret McPherson, all the residue of my personal property
      Executors: Elizabeth B. McPherson and Henry McPherson
      Signed: March 5, 1815 Wm. H. McPherson
      Wit: Linghan MacCubbin, Hawkins Tubman, George Power
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 513. At the request of Henry T. McPherson the following Instrument of Writing was recorded January 21, 1817
      Henry T. McPherson's proportion of the personal estate of William H. McPherson is as follows

      Item Name Age value
      Negro Henry 19 400
      Negro Clem 14 300
      Negro William 14 300
      Negro Robert 8 150
      Negro Sophia 22 400
      Negro Happy 10 200
      Amount 1750

      We the subscribers being called upon to make a division of the personal estate of William H. McPherson, deceased and made the above division by mutual consent of Kitty McPherson and Henry T. McPherson this December 30, 1816, Samuel Hanson, Sr., Thomas Rogerson
      {mm note: Henry T. McPherson married Kitty McPherson's sister Elizabeth McPherson
      ===
      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 514. At the request of Kitty McPherson the following Instrument of Writing was recorded January 21, 1817
      Kitty McPherson's proportion of the personal estate of her father William H. McPherson is as follows;

      Item Name Age value
      Negro George 29 400
      Negro Josias 17 375
      Negro Richard 12 250
      Negro Raphael 10 150
      Negro Catharine 45 200
      Negro Rachil 18 375
      Negro Nancy 50 175
      Amount 1925

      We the subscribers being called upon to make a division of the personal estate of William H. McPherson, deceased and made the above division by mutual consent of Kitty McPherson and Henry T. McPherson this December 30, 1816, Samuel Hanson, Sr., Thomas Rogerson

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