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

Elizabeth Harris

Female 1715 - Aft 1780  (> 66 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Harris 
    Born 1715  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1780  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I112394  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father John Harris,   b. Abt 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1740, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Female MNU Harris,   d. Bef 1729, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1715  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Lewis,   b. Bef 1715, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1757 and 1775, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Bef 1741  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Cooksey Lewis,   b. 1741, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783, Sugarland Hundred, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Lewis,   b. 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)  [natural]
     3. Isaac Lewis,   b. Bef 1750, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Sugarloaf Hundred, Montgomery County, Marland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)  [natural]
     4. Samuel Lewis,   b. Bef 1750, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)  [natural]
     5. William Lewis,   b. Bef 1750, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Sugarland Hundred, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)  [natural]
     6. George Lewis,   b. 1753  [natural]
     7. Susanna Lewis,   b. 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Grayson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)  [natural]
     8. John Lewis,   b. Abt 1757, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Dec 1779, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)  [natural]
     9. Mary Lewis,   b. 1757  [natural]
     10. Eleanor Lewis,   b. 1761, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F11802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 443. Bond, recorded at the request of Philander [Virlinda in fathers Benjamin Gatton will] Lewis. We, Elizabeth Lewis, widow, and mother of John Lewis, decd, William Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Isaac Lewis, and Elizabeth Gatton, Elinour Lewis, and Andrew Burtle, who married Susanah, sister to John Lewis, decd, the whole of the afd persons being heirs and representatives of the sd John Lewis decd, and of M, are bound to Philander Lewis, widow of the sd John Lewis, decd, of M, in the full sum of 20,000 £, to be paid without any deduction, to the sd Philander Lewis, to the payment of which the afd heirs and representatives bind themselves this Dec 6, 1779. The condition of the above obligation is such that, whereas the sd Philander Lewis, widow of John Lewis, decd, has given up all claim that he has or ought to have, to any real or personal estate, her husband, John Lewis, decd, had or ought to have before she, the sd Philander, was married to him, the sd John Lewis, to the above bound Elizabeth Lewis, widow, William Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Isaac Lewis, Elizabeth Gatton, Elinour Lewis, and Andrew Burtle, they appearing to be the legal heirs or representatives of the sd John Lewis decd, except the sd Philander should prove to be with child by the sd John Lewis decd, then, and in that case, the whole of sd John Lewis' estate, real or personal, shall be the right of sd child, whether male or female. It is agreed that sd Elizabeth Lewis, widow, William Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Isaac Lewis, Elizabeth Gatton, Elinour Lewis, and Andrew Burtle, shall forever quit claim and never demand any more of the estate that sd Philander Lewis has or had in her own right or by the right that she has to any other estate by her father's, grandfather's, or grandmother's wills, and that all persons claiming in the right and property of the sd John Lewis decd, shall warrant and defend all of her estate as afd to sd Philander, and lastly, they bind themselves that they shall pay all debts, dues, or demands that are justly owing from the sd John Lewis decd to any persons, on performing all the above covenants, then this obligation to be void. The above condition is excepted as to Benjamine Lewis, and the above bound oblige themselves to pay him his share in proportion to what they receive. Signed - Elizabeth (A- her mark) Lewis, William (+ his mark) Lewis, Samuel Lewis, Isaac Lewis, Elizabeth (X her mark) Gatton, Elinour (X her mark) Lewis, Andrew Burtle. Wit - AEns Campbell*, Thos. Veatch, Nicholas Power. Recorded Feb 24, 1780.===
      HARRIS, ELIZABETH, Charles Co, 3 Nov 1743; 15 June 1750
      To son Nathan Harris.
      To grandson Samuel Cooksey Lewis.
      To grandson Isaac Lewis.
      To dau, Susanna Harris, wearing apparel.
      To son Samuel remainder of estate.
      That Nathan be under care of his brother Samuel.
      Son Samuel, ex.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 466. At the request of George Dent Jr, the following deed was recorded on Mar 28, 1751.
      Mar 16, 1750[/1] from Samuel Lewis of CC, planter, eldest son and heir at law of Gilbert Lewis, deceased, to George Dent Jr of CC, Gentleman, for 9000 lbs tobacco, a tract of land, being part of a tract of land called Huckleberry Swamp, lying in CC, bounded by a locust post where formerly stood a bounded hickory of Colo George Dent's land, containing and laid out for 100 acres. Signed -Samuel, Lewis. Wit - Gee Dent, John (I his mark) McNeal, Marg.'- Gosdin. Elizabeth, wife of the sd Samuel Lewis, released her dower.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 296-59: HUCKLEBERRY SWAMP : 300 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Dent, Thomas : 100 Acres - Sympson, Thomas : 100 Acres - Thompson, William: Surveyed 10 Oct 1664 for John Nevill, lying in the woods on the back of lands of Thomas Baker: Conveyance notes - 100 Acres – Gilbert Lewis from Thomas Sympson, 17 Feb 1719,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 407-204: HUCKLEBERRY SWAMP : 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Bevin, Richard: Surveyed for Richard Beaven, (Bevin?) 1 July 1723, lying on the East side of Zachia Swamp, beginning at a bounded Black Oak.: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 12 Acres - John Harrison from Thomas Simpson; 5 Sep 1738,

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