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

Robert Tyler

Male 1671 - 1738  (67 years)


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  • Name Robert Tyler 
    Born 6 Jan 1671  Brough, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Aug 1738  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7843  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 

    Father Robert Tyler,   b. Bef 1643,   d. 8 Apr 1674, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Joanne Sprigg,   b. Aft 1631, Kettering, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1675, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Jun 1663  Kent County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah Duvall,   b. Abt 1676, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1716, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1694  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Marylan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Tyler,   b. 2 Oct 1696, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Tyler,   b. 1 Feb 1698, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     3. Susannah Tyler,   b. 14 Jul 1700, Queen Anne Parish, Parrotts Manor, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1762 and 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Tyler,   b. 22 Dec 1701, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 72 years)  [natural]
     5. Priscilla Tyler,   b. 12 Jun 1703, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years)  [natural]
     6. Robert Tyler,   b. 9 Aug 1704, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     7. Maureen Tyler,   b. 20 Feb 1707, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
     8. Jane Tyler,   b. 20 May 1709, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1720, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 10 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F1235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Stanton,   b. Bef 1690, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1762, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1718  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Marylan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F5402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Tyler, Robert, Sr., gentleman, Prince George's County, 29th Dec.1735; 24th Aug, 1738,
      To wife Mary, 1/2 of dwelling plantation, 375 A. "Bowdell's Choice" during life in lieu of her dower interest.
      to dau.-in-law Elizabeth widow of son Edward, dec'd, use of 350 A. where she now lives, being pt. of "Darnall's Grove," until grandson Samuel son of sd. Edward, arrives at age of 21, when land on west side of rolling road leading from John Swan's plantation, through plantation of sd. son Edward to Queen Anne Town shall be equally divided bet. sd. dau-in-law and grandson Samuel, shd. she not live on her portion it is to pass to sd. Samuel and hrs., shd. sd. grandson die without issue, sd. portion to other two grandsons, Edward and Robert sons of son Edward, and their hrs.
      to grandsons Edward and Robert and their hrs. land on east side of sd. rolling road, to receive same at age of 21; sd. grandsons dying without issue their portion to grandson Samuel and hrs.; shd. all 3 grandsons die without issue then entire 350 A. to grand-dau. Susannah dau. of son Edward, and hrs.
      to Mary Whitehead, 150 A, "Brough" during life, at her decease to grandson John Baldwin and hrs., he dying without issue to grandson Tyler Baldwin and hrs., he dying as afsd., to grandson Thomas Baldwin and hrs., he dying as afsd., to grandson James Baldwin and hrs., he dying acs afsd., to son Robert and hrs. Sd. tract called "Brough" being adj. to Demetrius Cartright's land "Islington," "Ample Grange," in poss. of hrs. of John Boyd, Sr., dec'd., and line of John Anderson's land.
      to son Mareen and hrs., 260 A. of "Brough," being adj. to "Bowdell's Choice," sd. son dying without issue, to pass to grandson William son of son Robert, and hrs., he failing issue to grandson Robert son of son Edward, and hrs.
      to son Robert and hrs., 1/2 of dwell. plan., and after decease of wife 375 A. 'Bowdell's Choice," pt. of 'Brough," and 10 A. "Basin Thorp Hall,'" bou. of Thomas Harwood; sd. son dying without issue to pass to son Mareen and hrs., he also failing issue to grandson Robert son of Edward; also 100 A, "Riley's Lott.," bou. of Thomas Pindell, lot in Queen Anne Town with houses thereon, except that sold to Rubin Ross afsd ground whereon Michael Morrises house now stands, also 100 A. "Tyler's Chance," N. W. side of Sinneca creek.
      to daus. Susannah Lamar and Elizabeth Pottenger, and their hrs, 200 A. of Howerton"s Range," had of Benjamin Duvall, sd. daus. dying without issue, sd. lands to dau. Priscilla Wickam and hrs., shd. all three daus. die without issue, sd. lands to grandson Tyler, son of Mary Baldwin and hrs.
      Son-in-law Samuel Pottenger to give the 100 A. of sd. tract to his son, Robert, son of his present wife, dau. Elizabeth. None of hrs. to claim any right or interest in "Ridgely's and Tyler's Chance" now in poss. of Thomas Fowler's hrs. Exts. empowered to sell 105 A. of land mortgaged by Thomas Rickets, of A. A. County, in case sd. Rickets does not pay mortgage.
      To dau. Priscilla Wickham and hrs., 200 A. "Tyler's Range," nr. head of Eastern branch Potomac River
      to dau. Mary Whitehead. certain personalty and all her late husband James Baldwin's personal estate,
      to grandson John Baldwin, son Mareen, daus. Susannah Lamar, Eliz. Pottenger and Priscilla Wickham, son Robert, and his son and dau., Robert and Mary, and grandson William Tyler, personalty. Residue of estate to wife Mary, extx.,, shd. she refuse to abide by above will son Robert to act.
      grand-dau. Ruth certain personalty in event of wifes marriage.
      Test: Benja. Boyd, Phillip Pindell, Jr.,, Abra. Boyd, Jr., Henry Bryant. MCW 21.911.
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      Mr. Robert Tyler 26.165 PG £669.15.10 Sep 4 1736 Aug 29 1741
      Appraisers: Thomas Lancaster, William Smith.
      Creditors; Thomas Lancaster, Samuel Preston Moore.
      Next of kin: Mareen Tyler, Mary Tyler.
      Executrix: Mary Henderson, wife of Jacob Henderson.
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      Robert Tyler (gentleman) 18.290 A PG £669.15.10 £285.13.10 Aug 29 1741
      The amount of the accounts also included £50.18.0 in sterling and #2098.
      Received from: Mr. Joseph Adams (merchant in London), Mr. John Hanbury (merchant in London), Thomas Ricketts, Hugh Ryley, William Chaplain, Mr. Dickweight.
      Payments to: Thomas Lancaster, Dr. Richard Hill, Dr. John Hamilton, Mr. William Murdock, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. Peter Dent.
      Legatees: Elisabeth (daughter) wife of Samuel Pottinger, Priscilla (daughter) wife of Nathaniel Wickham, Susannah (daughter) wife of John Lemarr, Manson Tyler (son), Robert Tyler (son), Robert Tyler (grandson) paid to his mother Mary Tyler, Mary Tyler (granddaughter), William Tyler (grandson).
      Executrix: Mary Henderson, wife of Jacob Henderson (clerk).
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      Robert Taylor (gentleman) (Tyler) 20.193 A PG £72.2.9 May 11 1744
      The amount of the accounts also included #63.
      Payments to: Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Legatees: Ruth Tyler (granddaughter) wife of Mordecai Jacob.
      Executrix: Mary Henderson, wife of Rev. Jacob Henderson.
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      Pawlett, William, England, 14th Aug., 1694; 27th Aug., 1694.
      Brother Richard of Gray's Inn, ex. and sole legatee of all property in England, real and personal.
      To Thomas Hebb of St. Mary's Co., personalty.
      Philip Clarke, St. Mary's Co., and Robert Taylor, Calvert Co., exs. and residuary legatees of property (personal) in Maryland and Virginia.
      Test : Nick, Richardson, Jno. Lester, Ann Fisher. 7. 14.
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      Thomas Edmondson 19,175 A PG £50,17,5 £14,4,5 Jul 24 1699
      Payments to: William Burgess.
      Mentions: no orphans,
      Administrator: Richard Lancaster by his attorney Mr. Robert Tyler.
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      Col. Henry Ridgley 32A,68 I PG £2291.16.4 Oct 16 1710
      The amount of the inventory also included #5167.
      Appraisers: Robert Wheeler, Lewis Duvall.
      Approvers: Charles Ridgley (son).
      List of debts: James Gladston, William Gwyn, Thomas Clarke, David Edwards, Charles Carroll, Sr, John Mason, Jeremiah Larkin, Capt* James Sanders, Thomas Fowler, Benjamin Duvall, Thomas Gassaway, Thomas Odill, Lewis Duvall, Richard Ducket, Mr. William Josephs. William Demont, Richard Cheny, John Boyd, Mordecai Pricet, Gilbert Higginson, Robert Tyler, John Jacob, Sr., Thomas Blany, William Farmer.Maureen Duvall, Jr., Thomas Bennett Foulk Davis, John Anderson, Samuel Farmer, Charles Stevens, Nicholas Sheppard, James Barly, John Green, George Cope, Cutberd Anderson, Richard Young (at the GateHouse)f Richard Young (at Thomas Cowley's), Richard Anderson, William Holliday, Garret Toping, Thomas Cowley.
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      Pindall, Thomas, Prince George's County, 12th June, 1710; 5th Aug', 1710.
      To child., Joice Gladston, and Philip, Mary, Abraham, Rachell and Isaac Pindall. 5 shillings each.
      to wife Mary, extx., residue of estate, real and personal., ineluding dwelling plantation and land, to pass at her decease to eld. son Thomas and hrs.
      Test: Robt. Tylor, Jno. Jackson., Richd. Duckett, Geo, Smith,
      13.111
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      White, Guy, Prince George's County, 3rd Aug., 1712; 15th Dec., 1712.
      To sons Guy, Samuel and Benjamin and their hrs., "cool. Spring Manor"' and personalty', equally, at 16 yrs -of age.
      to son Francis and hrs., part of "Swantony's Lot,,',' bought of Francis Swanton in North. branch Patuxent.
      to daus, Sarah and Eliza:,, personalty at 16 yrs. of age.
      to wife Eliza:, extx., residue of estate, real and personal, including dwelling-house. Should wife die during minority of child., Robert Tyler., together with William Richardson, of A. A. County, to have charge of children's estate.
      Test: John Evans, Samuel Griffith, Jr., Thomas Evans. 3.3. 474.
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      Abrahams, Hugh, planter, Prince George's County, 14th Aug, 1712; 12th May, 1713.
      To wife Easter, extx,. dwelling plantation,, 60 A,,, being part of "Essenton. "
      son-in-law John Beckett, plantation afsd. at decease of wife.
      to daus-in-law Mary Rodrey and Eliza: Becraf, personalty, Humphrey., son of Humphrey ]Beckett,, personalty at decease of wife.
      Test: Robert Tyler., Patrick Sympson., Rich'd Lancaster, Geo. Birches. 13. 571.
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      Hugh Abrahams 35A.114 A PG £97.2.0 £91.3.3 Apr 13 1714
      Payments to: Mr. Lancaster per Robert Tyler.
      Executor: John Beckitt.
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      Thomas Pindell 36A,191 A PG £40.13.7 £43.1.7 Dec 3 1714
      The amount of the accounts also included #1795.
      Payments to: Richard Lancaster, John Perry, Thomas Wells, Richard Duckett, William Bladen, Esq., Robert Tyler.
      Executrix: Mrs. Mary Pindell (widow).
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      James Brent (planter) 1.297 A PG £9.16.8 £13.17.2 Oct 21 1718
      Payments to: Richard Pile, Mr. Tobias Bowles, Richard Duckett.
      Administrator: Robert Tyler (gentleman).
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      Reaves, John, planter, Prince George's County, 2nd Apr., 1718; 5th Apr., 1718.
      To dau, Ellinor, personalty, she to be of age at :16 yrs.; testator further directs that his three sons, John, Thomas and Daniel, be of age at 18 Yrs
      Residue of estate to four child. afsd.
      Robt, Tyler, ex.,, to have care of child. should testator not have designated to whom they are to go.
      Test: Rich. Duckett, Mark Brown, Wm. Fowler. 14. 526.
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      John Reaves 2,360 A PG £81,7,3 ££78.13.0 Oct 10 1719
      Payments to: Henry Fittich, John Howard, Tobias Bowles, W. Bladen, Esq., Dr. Patrick Hepbourne, John Murdock, Richard Pile, Robert Grinip, Richard Duckett, Johana Covill.
      Executor: Robert Tyler.
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      James Mullikin 2.350 A PG £73.3.0 £65.12.10 Oct 10 1719
      Payments to: Benjamin Tasker (administrator of W. Bladen, Esq*), Dr, Hepburn, James Baldwin, Richard Duckett, Maurice Birchfeild, Esq. paid to Thomas Macnemara.
      Administrator: Robert Tyler.
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      Abraham Clark 6,290 A PG £13.1.10 £26.12.0 Mar 23 1724
      Received from: Mr, Joseph Adams, Mr. Tobias Bowles, Thomas Jones,
      Payments to: Rebecca Cherry, Capt. Thomas Clagett, Thomas Brooke & William Holland & Thomas Addison, Esq., Mr, Thomas Brook.
      Administrator: Mr. Robert Tyler.
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      Solomon Stimson 9.157 A PG £198.17.9 £110.4.6 May 20 1728
      Received from: MM John Hyde & Co. (merchants in London), Thomas Charter, John Mawdesty,
      Payments to: Robert Tyler, William Elder, William Hardey, John Kirkwood, Joseph Noble.
      Legatees: Solomon Stimson, Benjamin Stimson, Anny Stimson (daughter) wife of William Hardy.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Stimson.
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      Robert Pain 12,265 PG 25.17.5 Jul 20 1727 Aug 23 1727
      Appraisers: William Rainshaw (also William Renshaw), Thomas Evans.
      creditors: Basell Waring, Robert Tyler.
      Next of kin: John Smoote, John Coller.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Anne Pain.
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      Mary Wedge, born say 1709, a white servant woman of St. Barnard's Parish, Patuxent Hundred, Prince George's County, was presented by the court in March 1727 for having a "Mulatto" child. In June 1727 she admitted that the father of her child was Robert Tyler's slave named Daniel. The court bound her daughter Violetta to her master Thomas Harwood until the age of thirty-one. She had at least four more children who were sold until the age of thirty-one: William, born 8 February 1732/3, sold to Dr. Thomas Boswell; Ned, born about 1734; a child who died before June 1735 when the case came to trial; a child born in 1736 and sold to Robert Neale; a girl, born 9 June 1737, sold to Henry Boteler; and Samuel, born 31 October 1738, sold to her master, Thomas Harwood [Court Records 1726-7, 230, 358-9; 1732-4, 164, 297-8; 1734-5, 108, 351, 410; 1736-8, 15, 46, 60-1, 504; 1738-40, 192].
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      Elizabeth Murrely, born say 1682, the servant of Robert Tyler, was convicted by the Prince George's County court on 26 November 1700 of having an illegitimate "Malatta" child by a "Negro Man." The court ordered that she be sold for seven years at the expiration of her indenture. She was called "Elizabeth Mallary Servant to Robert Tyler" on 25 November 1702 when the court ordered that she serve him 12 months for the trouble of his house in having a "Malatta" child. She was called "Elizabeth Mallary Late Servant to Mr. Robert Tyler" on 28 March 1703/4 when the court sold her for seven years to Abraham Clark who promised that "she shall not work in the Grounds" [Court Record 1699-1705, 80a, 215, 289a].
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      Prince George's Land Records 1717-1726 - Liber I - Folio: 624 o Special Petition, 3 Dec 1724; enrolled 9 Apr 1726
      Thomas Maker of Calvert County comes before Ralph Crabb, John Magruder. Richard Keene and Thomas Hillery, Gent. regarding the boundaries of The Grange at court held in Marlborough
      Luke Bernard, age 89, gives deposition 8 Mar 1724; mentions Benjamin Berry, John Oliver, and Col Beall
      John Oliver, aged 40 years, gives deposition 19 Mar 1724/5; mentions Luke Bernard
      John Bunt, aged 56 years, give deposition 23 Feb 1724; mentions Hugh Ryley, Ninian Beall Robert Tyler and Benjamin Berry sign statement regarding the land on 23 Feb 1724 Clement Hill, age 54, gives deposition
      Charles Walker of Prince George's County, aged 55 years, gives deposition 19 Mar 1724/6; mentions Thomas Prather, deceased
      Robert Tyler, age 53; gives deposition 19 Mar 1724/5
      James Stoddert, aged 57 years, gives deposition 23 Feb 1724
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 212
      Enrolled at request of Jacob Henderson 20 Feb 1730:
      Indenture, 18 Feb 1731; Between Robert Tyler, Sr., merchant, and Jacob Henderson, clerk; for £62; parcel called Jacob's Addition being part of tract call Brough; bounded by Duckett's Hope formerly sold by Tyler; tract called Brough but sold by name of Tyler's Discovery; containing 125 acres; /s/ Robt. Tyler; 18 Feb 1731; ack. by Robert Tyler and Mary his wife
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 40. At the request of Henry Hall the following Mortgage was recorded June 22, 1763
      Indenture made June 7, 1763; William Denune, planter of PGCo no in consideration of 314 pounds sterling paid by Henry Hall of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, merchant have sold 2 tracts, "Denunes Purchase" containing 200 acres and part of "Parrott's Manor" purchased of Jacob Henderson and Robert Tyler of PGCo of Henry Hall of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, clerk by deed bearing date November 4, 1720; and also the several Negroes goods and chattles following; Negroes Toby & Sue; 2 gray mares, 1 bay horse, 1 brown mare, 4 sheep, 1 feather bed and furniture, 1 dozen pewter plates, 2 dishes and 2 basons, 5 hogs, and also all the crop of corn and tobacco now growing on the 2 tracts.; Provided always that if William Denune shall well and truly pay unto Henry Hall the aforesaid sums of money with legal interest on or before January 1 next then this present indenture shall cease and become absolutely void. Signed William Denune in the presence of John Brice, William Cooke and acknowledged before John Brice and at the same time Elizabeth Denune wife of William Denune relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 69. At the request of Robert Tyler the following Deed was recorded February 12, 1770
      Indenture made January 29, 1770; John Baldwin, planter in consideration of 177 pounds currency paid by Robert Tyler, planter has sold 59 acres being part of 150 acres of land devised in tail by the last will and testament of Robert Tyler, deceased unto John Baldwin out of a tract called "Brough" which part the said John Baldwin has suffered a recovery to be made thereon the last provincial court. The beginning of the said 59 acres which are now called "Tyler's Addition" is at the 6th and last boundary of the said 150 acres near to a marked white oaks on the north side of a branch that falls into the Cattail Meadow Branch. Signed John Baldwin in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Richard Duckett Jr. and at the same time Ann Baldwin wife of John Baldwin relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 395. At the request of Thomas Duckett the following Deed was recorded March 23, 1774
      Indenture made November 24, 1773; Samuel Pottinger of Virginia and Robert Pottinger of Maryland, planters in consideration of 255 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by Thomas Duckett, merchant of Maryland has sold part of a tract called "Howerton's Range" containing 100 acres that part of a tract given by grandfather Robert Tyler to our mother Elizabeth Pottinger. Signed Samuel Pottinger, Robert Pottinger in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Thomas Gantt, Jr.and at the same time Elizabeth Pottinger wife of Robert Pottinger relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 377. At the request of Thomas Duckett the following Deed was enrolled November 30, 1783
      Indenture made November 29, 1783; William {Bishop} Lamar, planter in consideration of 400 pounds current money paid by Thomas Duckett has sold part of a tract called "Howerton's Range" containing 100 acres it being that part given by my great grandfather Robert Tyler to my grandmother Susannah Lamar adjoining the lands now in possession of the said Thomas Duckett. Signed William Lamar in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Boyd, James Mullikin and at the same time Elizabeth Lamar wife of William Lamar relinquished her right of dower

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