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

Ignatius Evans

Male Bef 1772 - 1802  (> 30 years)


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  • Name Ignatius Evans 
    Born Bef 1772  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jun 1802  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I123431  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Father William Evans,   b. Bef 1741, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1793, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Will date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Doxey,   b. Jun 1745, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1802, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1761  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Taylor,   b. 1782, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1801  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F47045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of Ignatius Evans...
      In the name of God. Amen. I Ignatius Evans of St. Mary's County, being infirm of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following.
      I give and devise unto my wife Susy Evans the plantation where on I now live called part of Breeseneck lying on the bay side to her and her heirs forever. I also give my wife one negro boy named Jacob, one best bed and furniture, one mahogony chest, three new mapel chairs, one walnut tea table, one case of knives and forks, six best plates and one dish, one set of tea ware, one choice pot and hooks, one cotton wheel.
      I give and devise to my brother William Evans the plantation whereon Robert Owens now lives being part of a tract of land called Breeseneck , part of tract of land called Poplar Hill to him and his heirs forever.
      I give and devise to my two sisters Mary Taylor and Ann Evans my other plantation adjoining my brother William's to be equally divided between them. It is my desire that after their decease, one half to William Tarlton Taylor and the other half to Richard Evans their sons.
      I give to my mother Ann Evans the sum of six pounds yearly and every year during her life my desire is that the first flour that my land has milled to shall pay the said sum of six pounds yearly and every year to my mother during her life.
      I give to Richard Evans three years schooling and to be boarded at the expence of his mother Ann Evans and not to be put in school until he is ten years of age.
      I also give unto Benjamin Smith three years of schooling to be boarded at the expence of William Evans, and not to be put to school untill he is ten years old.
      I give and devise to Jenifer Taylor one cow and calf.
      My will and desire is that the remainder of my estate shall be sold at public sale to discharge my just debts and funeral expences on a twelve month credit. If there should (be) any thing remain after my just debts are paid, it is my desire that it shall be equally divided among the four first mentioned in my will and should there be any part of my just debts unpaid after the remainder of my estate is sold, it is my desire that the said four shall pay the balance due. And I do hereby appoint my wife Susy Evans and my brother William Evans, joint executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this the first day of May one thousand eight hundred and two.
      Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Joseph Sanner, Joseph Artis, William Hammett
      Ignatius Evans (signed)

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