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

Walter Hoxton

Male Aft 1734 - 1784  (< 48 years)


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  • Name Walter Hoxton 
    Born Aft 1734  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Apr 1784  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19922  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Hyde Hoxton,   b. 7 Feb 1704, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1754, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah Brooke,   b. 1700, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1767, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 24 Nov 1738  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Craycroft,   b. Abt 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1761, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married Abt 1754  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter Hyde Hoxton,   b. Abt 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland 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 ~ 28 years)  [natural]
     2. John Hoxton,   b. Abt 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1784, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F13143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Harrison,   b. Abt 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1808, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 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 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F13142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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 "to 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 made 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 w/ 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 "Phillis" 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 coming 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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      HOXTON, HYDE, Prince George's Co. 24 Feb, 1741(44?); 2 Apr 1754
      To son Walter Hoxton, east half of my moveables - or personal estate, the other half to his mother, as I shall after mention.
      To wife Susannah Hoxton, the other half of moveables, in case of my son, Walter Hoxton's death, before death before age 21.
      To wife Susannah Hoxton, estate.
      Friend Richard Harrison, ex.
      Wit: Samuel Roberton (Quaker), B. (Benjamin) Harrison, Prue Tamer.
      I, Richard Harrison, being appointed ex. of the will of Hyde Hoxton, late of Anne Arundel County, dec'd., did give and renounce the executorship, this 2nd of April, 1754. 29. 99
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      Hyde Hoxton 60.183 AA £1052.9.8 May 2 1755 May 6 1755
      Appraisers: Benjamin Harrison, Kensey Johns.
      Creditors: Henry Darnall, John Zachariah Allen.
      Next of kin: Joseph Brooke, Richard Harrison.
      Executrix: Susannah Hoxton.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 88. At the request of Walter Hoxton the following Deed was recorded September 29, 1760
      Indenture made August 19, 1760; Benjamin Truman, planter in consideration of 48 pounds 7 shillings and 6 pence paid by Walter Hoxton, Gentleman has sold part of a tract called "Blackwell" containing 193-1/2 acres and bounded by "Brooke Court" or the "Aquasco Mannor". Signed Benjamin Truman in the presence of and acknowledged before John Hepburn, John Stone Hawkins and at the same time Monica Truman w/o Benjamin relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 602. At the request of Walter Hoxton the following Land Commission was recorded April 12, 1779
      Memorandum that on the special petition of Walter Hoxton of PGCo preferred to the justices of the county on the 4th Tuesday in March 1778 for a land commission was issued on March 24, 1778; to Messrs Notley Young, George Lee, Joseph Pope and Jonathan Slater of PGCo Gentleman, whereas Walter Hoxton is seized of a part of a tract called "St. Elizabeth" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town for a commission to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tract of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness David Craufurd, Gentleman, March 24, 1778, issued March 24, 1778, John Read Magruder, Clk
      In consequence of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "St. Elizabeth" we intend to meet on July 27th next next. Given our hands and seals, Jonathan Slater, Notley Young, George Lee
      Robert St. Clair aged 55 years deposeth that about 21 or 22 years ago he was in company with Thomas Wilcoxen, Sr. and Thomas Gatton who both declared that a place where he now shows and is now's set up a flat stone about 5 yards from the Eastern Branch of Potomack side and on the south side of a small branch called the Annacostin that runs into it the Potomack River stood the beginning tree of the land called "St. Elizabeth" and the said St. Clair further says that he has 3 times carry the chain to run the said land and always began at the said place.

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