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

Clare Green

Female Aft 1761 - Aft 1796  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Clare Green 
    Born Aft 1761  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1796  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I47561  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 

    Father Leonard Green,   b. 8 Nov 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1777, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Clare MNU Green,   d. 30 Nov 1795, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Combs,   b. Abt 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1796, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1789  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 
    Family ID F28235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GREEN, LEONARD, Charles County, planter. 11 Jan. 1777; 13 Feb. 1777
      To wife Clare Green, Extx., tract "Green Inheretance" also 3 daughters Linder, Clare and Jean,, as long as they are single.
      Wit: Bennet Hanson Clements; Giles Green, Jr.; Dan. McPherson. 41, 2
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 110.
      Leonard Green's Final Account. Feb 7, 1778. The account of Clare Green, executrix of Leonard Green, late of CC, deceased,
      Debts include: the inventory of sd deceased's estate, exhibited at Orphan Court last May 21, amounting to 658 £1 shilling 1 pence; a crop of tobacco. The whole amount: 863 £19 shillings 3 pence.
      Disbursements went to: Mary Noble Edelin for part of a bond dated Jan 30, 1771; Jameson Johnson and Co; Craik and Jenifer; Sheriff for 5 levies for the years 1776 and 1777; Barbara McPherson; James Slaytor; a legacy due Charles Stewart, left by the will of Annastacia Crupper, to whom this deceased was executor; a legacy left by Annastacia Crupper to Daniel Stewart; Charles Green's debts, in that sd Charles, one of the children of the deceased, died, intestate, before his father, and sd Charles' effects being included within the inventory of this deceased's estate, Charles' debts (ad Charles' debts being to Rachel Furry, Jamieson Johnson & Co, Bennet Hanson Clements). The accountant also asks allowance for Negro Terry, appraised and since dead. Balance accountable: 718 £10 shillings 6.75 pence.
      Final Account: 863 £19 shillings 3 pence_ Securities: Bennet Hanson Clements and Giles Green Jr of CC. Representatives: widow and 9 children, viz, Bennet, Leonard, Edward, Elizabeth, Henry, Eleanor, Virlinda, Clare, and Jane, all at age. Proved on Feb 7, 1778 by afd Clare Green.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 314. Virlinda Green's Will. Mar 27, 1779.
      I, Virlinda Green, of CC, am sick and weak in body but of sound and disposing mind and memory.
      To my mother Clare Green and to my sisters Clare Green and Jane Green - all my estate, to be equally divided among them.
      Executrixes: my sd mother and sisters.
      Signed Dec 22, 1778 - Virlinda (X her mark) Green. Wit - Ann Hanson, Sam; Hanson.
      Probated on Mar 22, 1779 by Ann Hanson and Samuel Hanson, subscribing witnesses to be within will of Virlinda Green, late of CC, deceased.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 315.
      Clare Green, 3 Dec 1793; 30 Nov 1795
      I, Clare Green of CC being in good health and of sound and disposing mind and memory
      To son-in-law Charles Ferrall and Eleanor his wife during their lives a negro woman named Sarah and her future increase under this injunction and prohibition that the said negro Sarah nor none of her children shall be carried to reside out the Province under a forfeiture of their right in any such negroes and after the death of the said Charles Ferrall and his wife the said negro woman with her increase afsd to be equally divided among all the children of the said Ferrall and his wife that may be living at the death of the said Ferrall and his wife.
      To the said Charles Ferrall and his wife under the prohibition restriction and terms above mentioned during their lives as aforesaid a negro boy named Lem son to Sarah and after their deaths as afsd the said negro boy to divided in manner afsd after the death of the said Ferrall and his wife among all their children as afsd and should any of the negroes afsd become forfeited by their removal out of the state afsd from thence forward they are to become the property of the said Charles Ferrall and wife's children.
      To daughter, Eleanor Ferrall a bed, bedstead and furniture also a cow and calf.
      To granddaughter Anne Ferrall a negro girl named Phillip and her increase from that date hereof but should she die before me I give and bequeath the said negro Philip with increase afsd to be equally divided among her brothers and sisters.
      To son-in-law Richard Coomes and his wife Clare a negro woman named Hannah, a negro girl named Judy and a boy named Charles with the future increase of the said females for and during the lives of the said Coomes and his wife under the same prohibition forfeiture and restrictions as mentioned in my devise to Charles Ferrall and his wife and after the death of the said Coomes and his wife, or before should they or either of them become forfeited by their being removed out of the state afsd, I give and bequeath the same to be equally divided among the children of the said Richard and Clare who may be alive at the time of my death.
      To grandson Francis Green, a negro boy named Jack
      To son Henry Green all the remaining part and parcel of my estate be it of what nature or kind soever after all my just debts and funeral charges are paid.
      Executor: son Henry Green
      Signed: 3 Dec 1793 Clare (her mark) Green
      Wit: Samuel Hanson Senr, Bennett Hamilton
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 348.
      Richard Coomes, May 9, 1796; June 6, 1796
      I, Richard Coomes of CC being very sick but perfect and sound memory
      To wife Clare Coomes, all the land I am percessed and injoyed with to her during her life then to be equally divided between all my children.
      To wife Clare Coomes all the personal property I am percessed with to her during her life after my just debts is paid, then to be equally divided between all my children.
      Executor: wife Clare Coomes
      Signed: May 9, 1796 Rich'd Coomes
      Wit: Bennett Hamilton, Richard Coomes, Clare Ann Farrall
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 520_ Jul 1, 1789 from Richard Coomes and Joshua Coomes of CC, to Bennet Hamilton of CC, for 100 £ all that tract of land in CC called Duncastle and part of Pawthicets Enlarged, containing about 52 acres. Signed - Rich Coomes, Joshua (0 his mark) Coomes. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*. Clare, the wife of the sd Richard Coomes, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 522. Jul 1, 1789 from Richard Coomes, Joshua Coomes, and Bennet Hamilton of CC, planters, to Walter Smith of CC, carpenter, for 184 £10 shillings, all that tract of land in CC called Coomes' Delight, part of Paw Thicket Enlarged, part of Doncastle, and part of Spy Park, containing about 135 acres. Signed - Richard Coomes, Joshua (0 his mark) Coomes, Bennet Hamilton. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Henry Barnes*. Clare, the wife of the sd Richard Coomes, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Jul 1, 1789.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 148. Deed of Trust. Sep 17, 1790 from Richard Coomes of CC, to Walter Smith and Henry Green of CC. Sd Coomes has theretofore obliged himself to pay sundry debts upon bond, bpen account, or otherwise, which debts have not been paid by sd Coomes; he wants all persons who have just claims against him to be paid. Now this deed witnesses that Richard Coomes, for 5 shillings, has sold to Walter Smith and Henry Green, 2 tracts of land called Coomes Hunting place and two Partners, lying in CC and containing 200 acres. Also, the following Negroes: a woman named Henny and her 3 children, and men named Isaac & Ned. Also, all the stock of horses & cattle and all the household furniture now in the possession of sd Richard Coomes. This deed is in trust that the above land and property will be sold, and the sale money applied as follows: firstly, to pay Walter Smith and Henry Green the costs of executing this trust; secondly, to pay all persons who have just claims against sd Coomes; thirdly, to pay to Coomes any money remaining. Sd Richard Coomes and Clare, his wife, have mutually agreed to live separately and apart from each other. Now this deed further witnesses that Richard Coomes hereby covenants with Walter Smith and Henry Green that he, sd Richard Coomes, shall permit sd Clare to live separately, and will not disturb any persons who may receive her into their habitations, and he agrees that Walter Smith and Henry Green to apply the rents, issues, and profits of such parts of the tracts of land afd and Negroes and farm animals as remain in their hands after paying all debts, as follows: one half thereof for the support and maintenance of sd Richard Coomes, and the other half for the support and maintenance of sd Clare while she chooses to live separate from her husband. If Clare dies in the lifetime of sd Richard and all the debts of Richard have been paid, or if Clare and Richard shall jointly think fit to live together again, then this deed to be void. Signed - Rich' Coomes. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, Geo. Dent*. Recorded Sep 17, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 224. Deed of Trust. Feb 26, 1791 from Richard Coomes of CC, planter, to Walter Smith and Henry Green of CC, planters. Richard Coomes, by deed of trust dated Sep 17, 1790, sold sundry lands, Negroes, stock, and household furniture, then in the possession of sd Richard Coomes, unto Walter Smith and Henry Green, in trust for the uses in the deed expressed. One of the uses agreed to was that after the payment of sd Coomes' debts and the expense of executing the trust, the rest of the estate of sd Coomes contained in the deed, consisting of lands, Negroes, stock, and household furniture, should be applied and disposed of as to its rents, issues, and uses by sd Smith and Green in the manner following; that is to say, one half thereof for the support and maintenance of Clare, the wife of sd Richard, during the time she thinks proper to live apart from her husband, and the other half for the support and maintenance of sd Richard Coomes, with the proviso that if Clare dies in the lifetime of sd Richard and all Richard's debts have been paid, or if Clare and Richard think fit to cohabit together after all of Richard's debts have been paid, then sd deed to be void. Sd Richard Coomes and Clare, his wife, have decided to cohabit together as man and wife, and Richard wishes not to take any advantage of the condition afd, but wants the trusts in the deed to remain the same. Now this deed witnesses that Richard Coomes, for 5 shillings, has sold to Walter Smith and Henry Green, all the lands, Negroes, stock, and household furniture mentioned in the afd deed, intrust for the uses expressed in the afd deed. Signed - Rice Coomes. Wit - Henry Barnes*, Henry H Chapman*. Recorded Feb 26, 1791.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 405-181: COOMES HUNTING PLACE: 275 acres; Possession of - 275 Acres - Coomes, William: Surveyed for William Coomes 15 April 1725 lying at or near the head of Port Tobacco branch beginning at a bounded White oak: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,

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