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

Elizabeth Wakelin

Female Abt 1680 - 1761  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Wakelin  [1
    Born Abt 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Mar 1761  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13329  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Richard Wakelin,   b. 1645,   d. 7 May 1711, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine MNU Wakelin,   b. Abt 1664,   d. Aft 1711, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1680  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Francis Harrison,   b. Bef 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1713, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1694  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Violetta Harrison,   b. Abt 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1747, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F1179  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomas Osborn,   b. Abt 1685,   d. 20 Feb 1727, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 1713  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F9199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Absalom Thorn,   b. Abt 1690, East Newport Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1735, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Bef 19 Nov 1728  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F9200  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      THOM, ELIZABETH, Charles County, widow. 26 Aug. 1756 [note that it should read Thorn] 25 Mar. 1761
      To grand-dau. Elizabeth Hanson, one slave, to serve her -ten years and then -to be discharged. Also, give all the children that sd. Hannah, the slave, shall have during the time of her service, to be equally divided amongst the children of Elizabeth Hanson,
      To grand-dau. Mary Mushet, slaves.
      To Elizabeth Dunningham, some slaves, and If she shd. die without issue, then I give sd. slaves -to her mother, Mary Mushet.
      To grand-dau. Sarah Fowke, my slave to serve her -ten years, and that the Increase of sd, slaves to be equally divided among the children that Sarah Fowke now has.
      To grando-dau. Violater Hanson, some slaves,
      To grand-son Robert Hanson, one slave,
      If either sd. grandchildren, Violater or Robert, should die before of age or marry, then the survivor should have what is left to them.
      To great-grand-dau. Hellose Hanson, one slave,
      To great-grandchIldren: Margaret Hanson., Walter Hanson, Hoskin Hanson, Mary Hanson, Grace Hanson, Catharine Fowke, Roger Fowke and Gerrard Fowke, some slaves.
      To Mary Boye, dau, of Elizabeth and Abram Boye, some cattle and etc.
      To Anne Miller, formerly called Anne White, some furniture.
      To Thomas Hanson, natural born son of Anne White, two years of schooling and some cattle*
      Ex: Walter Hanson.
      Wit: Sam Jones, Anne Price, Margt, Anders, 31, 283
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      Coleman, Richard, planter, Charles County, 19th May, 1718; 27th June, 1718,
      To Elizabeth Osborne (wife of Thomas Osborne, smith), personalty.
      To Thomas Mitchell and Archibald Johnstone, joint exs., residue of estate, equally,
      Test: Joseph Clemment, Rhafele Clement. 14. 666,
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      Osburn, Thomas, Charles County, 10th Nov., 1726; 20th Feb., 1727.
      To Elizabeth and Mary, daus. of Will Hoskins, personalty.
      To son Joseph and hrs., entire real and 1/2 personal estate;
      sd. son dying without issue,, to pass to wife and hrs. Sd. son to care of Will Hoskins, and Richd. Harrison, to receive estate at age of 21.
      Wife Elizabeth, extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Richard Price, Robert Minion, Daniel Coffe. 19.86.
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      Thomas Osborne 11,915 CH £241.14.7 Apr 25 1727
      Appraisers: Walter Winter, Matthew Stone.
      Creditors: James Lutwidge, Richard Harrison.
      Administrtrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Osborne.
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      Thomas Osborne 16.409 CH £3.4.0 Nov 19 1728
      Appraisers: Matthew Stone, Walter Winter.
      Executors: Absalom Thorne and his wife Elisabeth Thorne.
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      Thomas Osborn 11.371 A CH £241.14.7 £287.11.9 Jan 29 1731
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £3.4,0,
      Received from: John Gray, Francis Dunnington, John Barker, John Ward, James Marten, George Medway, Peter Babb, John Philbert, John Speake, Jr., John Smith, Thomas Mudd, William Marten, Edward Brawner, James Allen, Richard Wade, William Nelson,, William Sanders, John Dodson,, John King, Thomas Sanders, Thomas Allen, executor of Stephen Brown.
      Payments to: John Speake, Thomas Ward, John Chandler, Daniel Jenifer, John Howard, John Atchison, Col. John Fendall, Walter Winter, Stephen Evans, Dr. Brown, John Allen, James Lutwidge, Thomas Sympson. John Perry, Lomax Maittew, Thomas Brooke & William Holland, Esq., Samuel Hanson, James Glascock, Thomas Thompson, John Cooper, James Maddox, Isaac Bennett, John Ebarnathy.
      Legatees: Elisabeth Hoskins (daughter of William Hoskins), Mary Hoskins, Joseph Osburn.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed).
      Executrix; Elisabeth Thorn, wife of Absalom Thorn.
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      Thorne, Absalom, Charles County, 9th Jan.,, 1733-4; 7th May, 1735,
      To wife Elizabeth, extx., and hrs... entire estate.
      Test: Richard Harrison (deceased at date of probate), Richard Price, George Clark. 21. 343.
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      Osbourne, Joseph, planter, Charles Co. 21st June, 1735 16th Jan., 1742.
      To mother-in-law Elizabeth Thorne, extx., entire estate, real and personal.
      Test: Samuel Hanson, Jr., Isabella King, Mary Jones. MCW 23, 4
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      WILL OF FRANCIS HARRISON, OF Charles County, Maryland.
      Daughter, Diana Price, my land belonging to the "Old Field," from the head of the "Gutt" up the Branch to the east side of my now dwelling plantation.
      Daughter, Violetta Harrison, personalty and the land I now live on, and if she dies before marriage, then her personal estate to go to her mother.
      Wife, Elizabeth, one-third of the orchard in the "Old Field" for ten years, and all the residue.
      Extrix.: My wife, Elizabeth Harrison.
      Testamentary Bond on estate of Francis Harrison, late of Charles County, Maryland., deceased.
      Extrix..: Elizabeth Harrison.
      Sureties: Richard Price and John Thomas.
      Witnesses: Thos. Evans, Margaret Hayward, Mary Wakelin.
      Will dated September 9, 1712. Proved April 20, 1713.
      Bond dated May 18,1713, £100.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 225. At the request of Richard Wainwright of St Mary's County, tailor, the following deed was recorded this Jun 24, 1730.
      Mar 10, 1720 {sic 1730} from Absalom Thorne of CC, planter, and Elizabeth, his wife, to Richard Wainwright of St Mary's County, tailor, for 2500 lbs of tobacco, 50 acres, being part of a tract of land formerly conveyed to Elizabeth Noble by William White as per deed may appear, bounded by a deep branch and commonly known by the name of Green Chase. Signed - Absalom Thorne, Elizabth (X her mark) Thorne. Wit - Henry Hawkins*, Thomas Stone*.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 386 Settlement, recorded at the request of William Barton Smoot son of Charles. Valuation of sundry Negroes, left by Mrs. Elizabeth Thorn's will, to be equally divided between Elizabeth Hoskins Hanson now Elizabeth Hoskins Smoot, Samuel Hanson, Violetta Hanson now Violetta Barnes, and William Hanson of Walter, her great grandchildren -

      Negro Milly [60.0.0],
      Negro Harry son of Milly [35.0.0],
      Negro Jim, son of Milly [20.0.0],
      Negro Sam son of Milly [10.0.0],
      Negro Frederick [80.0.0]. Total: £290.0.0

      Mr. William Barton Smoot Jr. Dr. To Milly, Harry, jim, and Sam, 125.0.0. By ¼ of the whole value - 72.0.0; by his bond to William Hanson - 52.10.0; = £125.0.0.

      Samuel Hanson, Dr. To Negro Frederick - 85.0.0. By ¼ of the whole value - 72.10.0; by his bond to William Hanson - 12.10.0;= £85.0.0.

      Mr. Henry Barnes, Dr. To Negro Will - 80.0.0. By ¼ of the whole value - 72.10.0; by his bond to William Hanson - 7.10.0; = £80.0.0.

      William Hanson, Dr. to William Smoot's bond - 52.10.0. To Samuel Hanson's bon, 12.10.0. To Henry Barnes' bond - 7.10.0. By ¼ of the whole value - 72.10.0

      The bonds given to Wm Hanson, payable Jan 16, 1790, with interest from the date, we, the subscribers, do agree and oblige ourselves to abide by the above settlement. Signed Jan 16, 1789 - William B. Smoot, Sam Hanson [of Walt.], Henry Barnes, William Hanson. Wit - Mungo Muschett, John Hanson Jr. Both witnesses made oath that they saw the afd 4 subscribers sign & seal the within instrument of writing.
      Sworn before - Walter Hanson*. Recorded Jan 17, 1789.

  • Sources 
    1. [S52] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 8.

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