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

Margaret Beale McPherson

Female Bef 1780 - Aft 1897  (> 119 years)


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  • Name Margaret Beale McPherson 
    Born Bef 1780  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1897  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7539  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Father Thomas McPherson,   b. 20 Jul 1726, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Jan 1784, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Fendall Hanson,   b. 1731, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1747  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 395.
      Barbara McPherson, September 15, 1796;
      I, Barbara McPherson of CC being sick and weake but of sound mind memory and understanding
      To son William McPherson, negroe Peter, one feather bed, bolster, pair sheets, rug, bedstead, and cord, one hand mill, one large chest, and two pewter basons.
      To daughter Catharine McPherson, negroe Dinah, but if daughter should intermarry or die before Dinah, it is my will and desire {Dinah} may be free and at liberty to go where she may think proper. Also, Negoes Joe and Dick, three beds, bolsters, pillows, sheets, two quilts and one blanket, bedsteads and cords, one seal skin trunk, and everything contained therein at the time of my death, one large looking glass, one chest, two arm chairs with walnut frames, one warming pan, one grid iron, two oval tables, one frying pan, one camp oven, one pair fire tongs, two horses, all my table linen, towels and sheets, also all my pewter, earthen ware and chairs except such of these articles as devised to others. Also my part of the crop in hand with that on the ground, and the wheat, corn and meat I may have in the house at time of my death.
      To grandsons, William and John McPherson, sons of Daniel McPherson deceased, forty shillings current money each at 18yrs. Also one cow and calf and one ewe and lamb to be divided between them.
      To children of my deceased son Henry McPherson, twelve pounds current money to be equally divided between them.
      To granddaughter, Margret Beall McPherson, one new feather bed, bolster, pillow, one quilt, one blanket, one pair sheets, bedstead, and cord, also one cow and calf, two ewes and lamb, one leather trunk, one arm chair with maple frame, one pewter bason and four plates.
      Executor: son William McPherson and daughter Catharine McPherson
      Signed: September 15, 1796 Barbara (her mark) McPherson
      Wit: Samuel Hanson, William Hanson McPherson

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