Abstracts of Wills
by Carson Gibb

abstracted from
PREROGATIVE COURT
(Wills)
MSA S538
Liber 28
1751-1754

Introduction and abbreviations list

Liber 28, folio 1
4 March 1750
CHAPLIN, FRANCIS, Talbot Co.
     To cousin Francis Chaplin, my clothes & my saddle & bridle.
     To extrx., Mary Chaplin, for life, my p. e., & on her d., 1/3 to s Francis Chaplin & the rest at her disposal.
     Witn: Thomas Ellis, Samuel Prichard.
     22 March 1750/1, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 1
7 March 1750/1
GLOVER, JOHN, Talbot Co.
     To son Richard Glover, Mount Hope & Upper Range, but if he d. s. p., to my dau. Elizabeth Glover.
     Also to dau. Elizabeth, black riding horse Jumper, 2 cows, 8 sheep, 6 hogs, & the bed she lies on.
     To grdson Thomas Pickering, L 10 when he is 21.
     To grddau. Elizabeth Pickering, L 10 at age of 16 or mar.
     To grddau. Rachel Glover, d. o. John Glover late dec , L 5 at age 16 or mar.
     To dau. Mary Pickering, wife of Francis Pickering, 1 sh.
     To son & extr., Richard Glover, te residue of my p. e.
     Witn: Jam[es] Dickinson, William Troth, John Barwick.
     3 April 1751, sworn to by Dickinson & John Barrack & affirmed by Troth (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 3
23 July 1750
BECK, JOHN, Kent Co., planter.
     To son & extr., William Beck, who is to take care of his bro. Gideon till he is of age, all my land.
     To son Gideon Beck, L 25 & his part of my p. e.
     To Mary Thomas & Blance Carter, 1 sh. each.
     My m. e. is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn: Gideon Beck, Hannah Beck, & Sarah Beck
     Witn: Richard Kinnard, Caleb Beck, Jr.
     31 Dec. 1750, sworn to by both witn. in presence of William Beck, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 4
1 Nov. 1750
M[c]KITERICK, ANDREW , Shrewbury Parish, Kent Co., Dr. of Physick.
     To wife, Agnes M[c]Kiterick, all my e. r. & p. both in Maryland & in England.
     Extr: Mr. John Baine, marcht. of Cecil Co.
     Witn: The Rev. G[eorge] W[illiam] Forester, D[anie]ll Bryan, Wm. Raping.
     Timothy O owick is to be set free 1 May 1752.
     11 Jan. 1750, sworn to by Forrester & affirmed by Rapin (Quaker).


20 Nov. 1746
RINGOLD, REBECCA, The Eastern Neck, Kent Co.
     To son William Ringold, the part of Tilgman & Fox Grove he dw. on, & for life, the use of negro man Festus, negro boy Curbendo, & negro girl Juda, & on his d., to his chldn. if any, but if he d. s. p., to dau. Sarah Williamson & chldn., & further to s Wm., hhold furn., the set of China I have sent for from England, & 600 gal. cider.
     To son Thomas Ringold, hhold furn. & the use of my 2 negroes Illupus & Limas for life, & if he d. s. p., to chldn. of dau. Rebecca.
     To dau. Sarah Williamson, Pine Grove, & to her & her husband, Alexander Williamson, the use of these negroes: Chester, Belt Barney, & Gallant or Dafney in the rovers[sic] of Chester.
     To dau. Rebecca Ringold, my land in Chester Town, & she is to be paid her full part of her fathers e. by her uncle James Ringold.
     To grdson Alexander Williamson, negro boy Thomas.
     To grson Thomas Ringold, negro boy [Toby].
     My bro.-in-law & extr., James Ringold is to be poss. of my p. e. after my d. & div. it among my chldn.
     Witn: Darby Hands, William Nikerson, Rose Cunningham, Sr.
     12 Jan. 1750, sworn to by Nikerson & Cunningham (Darby
     Hands being d.) with the assent of Tho. Ringold, heir at law. Liber 28, folio 5

Liber 28, folio 7
13 Dec. 1750
DAVIS, WILLIAM, Kent Co., planter.
     To the child my wife is big with, my dw. plntn., part of Broad Neck, & all my other goods, but if s child d. before it is of age, to my wife, for life, & on her d., to my bro. Robart, but if he d. s. p., to my bro. John Everett.
     Extrs: wife, Margaret Davis, & Healy Pell.
     Witn: Elizabeth Forman, Rachael Foreman, Ann Davis, Rebecca Bouner, Sarah Davis.
     21 Jan. 1750, sworn to by Elizabeth & Rachael Foreman & Rebecca Bouner.

Liber 28, folio 8
23 Dec. 1750
MOSSEL, THOMAS, Kent Co.
     To wife, Mary, for life, my dw. plntn., part of Prickle Pare 200a, & on her d. to my son by Pheby Gilbert, Thomas Mossell, who lives with me; also to s reputed son, 70a of Smally, on the N bound of s Prickle Pare, but if he d.s p., to wife Mary; also to s son, negro man Will, L 35.4 & 7500 lb. tob. in the hands of my wifes father, William Copper, & my clothes & livestock.
     To wife & extrx., Mary, the rest of my p. e.
     Witn: Nich[ola]s Smith, James Breward, James Sapington
     2 Feb. 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Mary, widow & only legal represntative of testator.

Liber 28, folio 9
14 Sept. 17[4?]9
SMITH, GEORGE, Kent Co.
     To Elizabeth Wilson, my dau.-in-law, L 20 to be in the hands of James McClean, Sr., & paid when she is 16.
     To John Findly, my best hat & silver buckels, & to his wife, my chest.
     To William Wilson, my son-in-law, the rest of my clothes.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Smith, the rest of my e. Witn: John Findley, John Maxwell, Geo. Garrett.
     8 Feb. 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Sarah, the widow & as is said only legal representative.

Liber 28, folio 10
1 Nov. 1750
TILLARD, EDWARD, Kent Co., planter.
     To son & extr., George, roan mare Blas
     To son John, black horse Dolphin.
     To dau. Mary, young bay mare Lydia & a green plush side saddle that was her mothers.
     Youngest dau. Hannah is to be kept out at nurse till she can be kept in the family, & my sister Grace Craine is to keep her till she is 14.
     My eldest son, George, is to be grdn. & ttee. to my 4 chldn: Samuel, Rebecca, Sarah, & Rachael.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn: George, John, Samuel, Mary, Rebecca, Sarah, Rachel, & Hannah to boys at age 21 & girls at age 16 or mar.
     Witn: Thomas Linch, Sarah Renolds, Elisabeth Burchinal.
     9 Feb. 1750, sworn to by Lynch & Burchinal (Renolds being d.) in presence of Geo. Tillard, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 11
2 Feb. 1750
McNABB, JAMES, Charles Town, Cecil Co., merchant.
     To friend Neil MacKneil of Charles Town, my bay horse.
     To wife & extrx., Ann, the residue of my e. r. & p.; she is not to meddle with the goods except to del. them to John Wallace et al.
     Witn: Jno. Wallace, Charles Gordon, Walter Dougherty, Ja[mes] Calder, Jr., Samll. Leavens.
     25 Feb. 1750, sworn to by Wallace, Dougherty, & Calder.

Liber 28, folio 12
14 5th mo. [July] 1750
PERKINS, EBENEZER, Kent Co., miller.
     To son Isaac Perkins, my 2 griss mills & saw mill & my dw. house.
     To my 2 daus, Arriminta [& Ma]ry Perkins, my negroes & the rest of my p. e. equ. div., but if one d. before age 16 or mar. . . .
     Extrx: wife, Sarah Perkins.
     Witn: Thos. Bowers, Thos. Perkins, James Hackett.
     26 Feb. 1750, affrmed by Bowers (Quaker) & sworn to by Perkins in presence of the widow, the only representative of testator but infants.

Liber 28, folio 13
19 Oct. 1748
HURT, JOHN, Kent Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Hannah Hurt, negro man Boson, & for widhood, my dw. plntn, Hurts Lot
     To son Henry Hurt, negro woman Juday.
     To dau. Ann Hurt, negro boy Peter.
     To dau. Margaret Hurt, negro girl Cate. To dau. Mary Hurt on s wife d., s dw. plntn.
     To daus. Ann & Magaret equ. div., proceeds of sale of Remander.
     To molatto woman Nan, I give her freedom.
     Witn: John Browning, Sarah Riley.
     27 Feb. 1750, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 14
12 Jan. 1750/1
SEMANS, HENRY, Jr., Kent Co., farmer.
     To son James Seamans, my dw. plntn. with land, a cow & calf, a horse worth L 10, & a bridle & saddle worth 40 sh.
     To 3 daus., Jerusha, Jane, & Margarett, to each at age 16, L 10, a side saddle & bridle worth L 4, a cow & calf, & a horse worth L8.
     To wife, Jane, the residue of my m. e.
     Extrs: wife, Jane, & bro. Solomon Semans.
     Witn: Phillip Davis, James Leister, Ja[co]b Caulk. Henry Semans, Jr.

Liber 28, folio 15
16 Dec. 1748
POWER, THOMAS, Kent Co.
     To friend Sarah Dyer, my young black horse, 2 barrels of Indian corn in hands of James Nordeline, 15 sh. in hands of Johnathan Tumer, & all that is mine except a gold ring in keeping of Henry Thomas, which his dau. Mary Thomas is to have.
     Witn: James Underlin, John Skeet, Henry Brooks.
     9 March 1750, sworn to by Underlin & Skeet & affirmed by Brooks (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 16
[1] Feb. 1750/1
CLOVE, JOHN, late of Kent Co., Maryland, but now of New Castle Co., Delaware.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah, my p. e. & 1/3 the profits of my r. e.
     To dau. Sarah Clove, the rest of my p. e. & 2/3 the profits of my r. e., & if my wife sells any of my e.she is to give security to my dau. Sarah at mar. or age 21.
     Witn: Hester Witherspoon, Matthew Kirkland, D[avi]d Witherspoon.
     19 March 1750, sworn to by the extrx. & all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 17
1 Nov. 1750
COLE, ELIZABETH, St. Mary's Co., widow.
     To cousin Joshua Langley, 190a in Halley Grant, & if he d. s. p., to John Langley, s. o. John Langley, Sr., & if he d. s. p., to Josiah Langley, s. o. John Langley, & if all 3 d. s. p., to Hugh Hopewell, s. o. Hugh Hopewell, Sr.
     [To friend John Langley, Sr., negro man Tom & negro woman Sarah.]
     To cousin Hugh Hopewell, s. o. Hugh Hopewell, negro woman Frank.
     To sister Anna Hopewell, negro girl Nan.
     To John Langley, s. o. John, negro boy Charles.
     To Joshua Langley, s. o. John, negro boy [Isaac].
     To Josiah Langley, s. o. John, negro boy Moses.
     To AnnaHopewell, d. o. cousin Hugh Hopewell, my great looking glass & desk.
     To godson Thomas Griffin, s. o. Thomas, a cow & calf, 2 sheep, & a sow.
     To friend Samuel Alien, a young heifer.
     To St. Mary Church 600 lb. tob. for the honour & glory of God.
     My negro woman [M]oll is to be free.
     To cousin Hugh Hopewell & John Langley, Sr., my extrs., the residue of my e.
     Witn: William Loker, Elizabeth Parrot Loker, John Stevens.
     19 Nov. 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 19
30 April 1745
HEARD, St. Mary's Co., widow.
     To 3 daus., Eliza. Wiseman, Mary Greenwell, & PrissillaGause, 5 sh. each.
     To dau. Elinor Clark, a cow & calf.
     To son Luke Heard, negro boy Henry, a bed & other hhold furn., horse Brandy, & other livestock.
     To son Mathew Heard, a bed, other hhold furn., livestock, & negro girl Monica.
     The residue to my 3 sons Mark, Mathew, & Luke Heard.
     Extrs: sons Mathew Heard & Luke Heard.
     Witn: Wm Farthing, Mary Bright, Edwd. Cole. Eliza. X Heard
     6 March 1750, sworn to by Bright & Cole.

Liber 28, folio 20
24 Dec. 1750
WHITENHALL, JOHN, St. Mary's Co., Gent.
     A debt of 2 guineas is to be paid to the extrs. of Mr. Joseph Ridd[le] sent to Mr. John Smith, chymist in London.
     To nephew Henry Roser, negro man Long Harry & wife, Liddy, anything else of mine he may have, & a suit & ring of mourning.
     To Ignatius Wheeler, whatever he has of mine.
     To goddau. Susan Gardner, a suit & ring of mourning & a horse & saddle.
     To Luke Gardner, all my wearing appl., my watch, silver shoe & knee buckles, & [in codicil] 6 shirts of god Irish linen..
     To Elizabeth Wheeler, wife of Ignatius Wheeler, for life, negro man Will, his wife, Jenny, & his dau. Nell, & on her d., equ. div. betw. her son & dau. Ignatius & Monica Wheeler, & if they d. s. p., to such chldn. as s Elizabeth may have living.
     To the Revd. Mr. Robert Harding, L 10 sterl. L3 to the priest that buries me & L 7 among the rest of the R. C. priests in Md.
     To the poor, 6000 lb. tob.
     To godson John Gardner, a ngro boy about 10 yrs old.
     To goddau. Susan Gardner, a negro girl about 10 yrs. old.
     To neice Elizabeth Rozer, wife of George Sly, the rest of my e., but if she d. s. p., to nephew Henry Rozer & the other to Geo. Sly.
     Extrs: s George & Elizabeth Sly.
     Witn: Edwd. Digges, Jr., Ignatius Wheeler, Jr.
     6 March 1750, sworn to by Wheeler.
     Codicil.
     To kinsman Henery Jernegham, my medisens & phiscall books, for his & his wife lives, a negro girl about 8 yrs. old, & on their d., to their chldn., & a 2- yr.-old heifer Swayback.
     Witn: John Williams, Barthalamew Linham.
     6 March 1750, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 22
6 May 1750
LAWRENCE, JOSEPH, [St. Mary's Co.] 6 May 1750
     To son Joseph Lawrence, servant boy Wm. Wood till he is 22, [a boat & 2 carts, all cider casks, a horse] Lyon, a mare Filly, & a bed.
     To sons Henry Lawrance, John Goss Lawrance, William Lawrence & daus. Susannah Lawrence & Dianna Lawrence, a bed apiece.
     To dau. Elizabeth Thomas, 1 sh, sterl.
     The residue of my p. e. is to be div. among my 7 chldn: Joseph, Henry, John Goss, William, Cathrine, Susannah, & Diannah Lawrence.
     Extr: son Joseph Lawrence.
     Witn: R[obert] Hammett, Eliza. Hammett, Mackelvee Norris. Joseph Lawrence
     11 March 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 23
19 Feb. 1750
WATTS, STEPHEN, St. Mary's Co.
     Able Symmons is to be overlooker on behalf of son John Watts.
     To wife, Jean Watts, for widhood, the use of my e., & if she mar. my e. to my son John Watts, [but if he d. before age 21,] to John & Elizabeth Hendly, son & dau. of Roger Hendly dec , Mary Symmons, Rebecka Clocker, Mary Welman, widow of Joseph Welman dec , my couzens Ann Morgin & Sarah Harbird, my 4 couzens John, Peter, Joseph, & William Milbourn, & my couzen James Watts, L 5.
     To my cousin Ann Watts, that lives in my house, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
     To John Denne, my common wearing jacket, shoes & stockings, & coat I wear every day.
     Witn: Barnaby Angell, Able Symmons, Edward Watson.
     25 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 1 April 1751, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio [25]
14 Feb. 1750/1
GARRET, PETER, St. Mary's Co., taylor.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Garret, my p. e., & for life, Garret Purchase, on her d., to Richard Fenwick.
     Witn: Richd. Cooper, William Harrison, Sebastian Thompson. Pett RX Garret
     2 April 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio [25]
8 Jan. 1750/1
TERREL, ELIZABETH, [Charles Co.]
     To son Thomas Burgess, a silver spoon & Saturdays Work, & for want of heirs, s land to his bro. John Burgess.
     To dau. Jean Burgess, a gold ring & silver buttons.
     To [dau.] Elizabeth Burgess, a gold ring & a silver bodkin.
     To John Jones, the plntn. I dw. on till son Thomas is of age to inherit it, my crops, son Thomas till age18, & dau. Elizth. Till age 16.
     To Ann Britton, my dau. Jean Burgess till she is 16.
     The rents of my son John land, now due from Thomas Britton, are to be paid to John Jones for maintenance of my 2 daus.
     To son John Burgess, a pair of silver clasps.
     Extr: John Jones.
     Witn: John Warden, Mary Warden, Ann Britton. Elizabeth e Terrel
     19 Jan. 1750, sworn ro by John & Mary Warden.

Liber 28, folio 26
31 Oct. 1750
STONE, KATHRINE, [Charles Co.]
     To David Stone, Jr., Mary Stone, & Anne Stone, chldn. of David Stone, 2 negro women, Reader & Kate.
     To Anne Fooks, 12 hogs, 2 cows & calves, my clothes, a bed, & a horse & saddle.
     To Anne Hanson, d. o. William & Mary Hanson, 4 cows & calves, 12 sheep . . . .
     To Kathrin Fooks, d. o. Gerrat Fookes, a silver tanket, 6 silver spoons, a heifer, & a yew lamb.
     To Richd. Reeder, a ring worth 20 sh.
     To Gerrat Fookes, a bed, other hhold furn, a large copper, a hand mill, negro Jack, & Aquierkecks Hills, 500a near Permunkey.
     My 2 negro men, Fortune & Falmouth, are to be & remain free from the day of my d.
     The residue of my e. r. & p. to be equ. div. betw. Gerrat Fooks & Mary Hanson, wife of William Hanson.
     Extrs: William Hanson & Gerrat Fooks.
     Witn: John Blackwood, Margret Smith, Joshua Allford.
     4 Jan. 1750, sworn to by Blackwood & Smith.

Liber 28, folio 27
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WYTHELL, ROBERT, [Charles Co.]
     20 Feb. 1750, George Clarke & Duncin McRae swore that when they were with Robert Wythell late dec when he lay sick of the sickness he d. of he said he gave Charity Theobald his riding horse & left under her care his dau. Jennet Whythell & desired that the residue of his e. should be in s Charity hands for the benefit of s Jennet, & the service of negro girl Lucy, part of the e. of John Theobald dec , until Samuel Thobald, s. o. s John, come of age.

Liber 28, folio 28
5 Jan. 1751
ROBY, MICHAEL HINES, Charles Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Roby, 1/3 my p. e. & her mare Fancy & side saddle.
     To son Thomas Roby, the land on the N side of Thompsons Br., Hinds Phancy 60a & Hinds Inspection 120a & 12 pence, but if he d. s. p., to son Hines Roby.
     To son John Taylor Roby, the part of s lands on the S side Thompson Br. which I live on & 12 pence, but if he d. s. p., to son Peter Roby.
     To sons & daus. Peter Roby, Hines Roby, Mary Roby, Ann Roby, & Liddia Roby, the other 2/3 of my p. e.
     Witn: [Jo]hn Wedding, [Jo]hn Nalley Roby, [Sa]muel Roby.
     25 Feb. 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of heir at law [not named].

Liber 28, folio 29
27 Nov. 1750
BRANDT, JACOB, Charles Co. To wife & extrx., Mary Brandt, negroes Nann, Pegg, Buzell, & Harry.
     To dau. Mary Brandt, negro boy Will, negro girl Henny, & young horse Spirite.
     To son Charles Brandt, negro girl Stasy.
     To son Edward Brandt, negro boy Tom & negro girl Genny.
     To dau. Ann Brandt, negro girl Susana & negro boy Stephen.
     The residue of my m. e. after my wife 1/3 is to be equ, div. among my 4 chldn.
     Witn: John Corry, Alason Ford, Jno, Hamill. Jacob Brandt

Liber 28, folio [30]
[2 April 1750]
MORTON, WILLIAM, York Co., Virginnia, but now of Baltimore Co., planter.
     To sons William & Richard at age 21, L 10 each & daus. Elizabeth & Mary at age 16, L 10 each.
     To wife & extrx, Hannah Morton, for life, the residue, then to s childn. Richard & Mary, & if they d. s. p., to the other 2 chldn., William & Elizabeth.
     My son William & dau.Elizabeth are to be sent to their grdfather Jacob Harrington & to stay with him till they be fit to go to trades.
     Witn: James Crawford, Ruth Hargrove, William Smith.
     28 March 175, sworn to by Crawford & Hargrove.

Liber 28, folio 31
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CARSLAKE, JOHN, the younger, Talbot Co.
     18 March 1750, John Copeling & John Lurkey of Talbot Co. swore they heard John Carslake, the younger, give to Elizabeth Staner his riding mare, his best bed, & other, unknown, articles.
     Sworn before Robt. Goldsborough within 20 hours.

13 May 1751, Harwood Reams, one of the witn., proved the will of George Besswick, rec. in Lib. DD6:305 [27.305].

Liber 28, folio 31
16 Jan. 1750/1
PEERCE, EDWARD, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To wife, Lydia Peerce, for widhood, my e. r. & p., & if she mar., 1/3.
     To son John Waters Peerce, the other my r. e. & a child part of my m. e.
     To daus. Sarah & Elizabeth, a child partr of my m. e., & if s son d. s. p., his part equ. div.
     Extrs: wife, Lydia Peerce, & James White.
     Witn: [Mr.] James Burnes, Barton Lucas, Edward Harbin.
     3 May 1751, sworn to by Burnes & Lucas in presence of John Peerce, bro. of dec ., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 33
25 April 1746
KERSEY, JAMES, Queen Anns Co.
     To wife, Susanna, 500 lb. tob., a bed, a mare, saddle & bridle, enough meat to maintain her, & the use of my dw, house for life.
     To son James Kersey, the 100a of Shot Land where my dw. house is, a horse & mare & plow, 2 beds, other hhold furn., & my gun, but if he d. s. p., s land is to be equ. div. betw. son Thomas Kersey & Margeret Carman.
     To son Thomas Kersey, all my clothes.
     The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn: James Kersey, Thomas Kersey, & Magaret Carman.
     Extr: son James Kersey.
     Witn: Thomas Godwin, Jr., Thomas Wilkinson, John Carman.
     21 March 1750, sworn to by Wilkinson & Carman.

Liber 28, folio 34
11 March 1750
WEBB, RICHARD, Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To bro. & extr., James Webb of Queen Anns Co., all e. r. & p.
     Witn: Jona[than] Nicols, John Harington, Mary Smith.
     27 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 34
17 Feb. 1749/50
ELSTON, ROGER, Kings Town, Queen Anns Co.
     To wife & extrx., my lot & houses in Kings Town & my p. e.
     Witn: George Primrose, Violet Primrose, John Tictkell.
     27 April 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn. & Ralph Elston said he did not oppose it.

Liber 28, folio 35
13 Nov. 1750
PRICE, CHARLES, QueenAnns Co., planter.
     To son William Price, the part of Broomley Lambeth adj. my land Lincolne & Costins Park, but if he d. s. p., to son John Price.
     To son & extr.,Charles Price, Lincolne, which I live on, the rest of Broomley Lambeth (purchased of Richard Bennett, Esq.).
     To son O eale Price, 4 sh.
     To son John Price, negro boy Jack.
     To dau. Eizabeth, gray mare Modesty.
     To dau. Anne Price, negro boy Peter & L 10.
     O dau. Mary Price, negro girl Dafney & L 15.
     The residue of my p. e. to chldn - Charles, William, John, Elizabeth, Sarah, Anne, & Mary Price who are to be in the care of Charles Price, the boys till age 21 or mar., the girs till age 18 or mar,
     Witn: Philemon Green, Willm. Elbert, John Green.
     29 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of O eal Price, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 37
22 Feb. 1750
MIRRICK, ISAAC, Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To wife, Mary, 1/3 my m. e. ,& for widhood, my dw. plntn. with land Mirricks Delight, & on her d. or mar., to son John Merrick.
     To son John Mirrick, large black mare Jenny & the bridle & saddle he rides on.
     The rest of my m. e. to my 7 sons & 3 daus: John, Israel, Lemuel, Isaac, Daniel, James, Noe, Elizabeth, Rachel, & Sarah Mirrick. Extrs: wife, Mary Mirrick, & son John Merrrick.
     Wtn: Redmond Fallin, William Mountecue, Sr., William Mountecue, Jr.
     N. B. Thomas Martindale is to have the bringing up of dau. Rachel & son Isaac, & Joseph Nunam of sons Lemuel & Daniel.
     Sworn to by Wm. Mountecue, Sr., 27 March 1751, by Wm. Mountecue, Jr., 4 April 1751, affirmed by Fallin (Quaker)
     22 April 1751, & the widow stood to the devise of r. e. in the will 25 April 1751.

Liber 28, folio 38
9 Dec. 1750
HUXTER, DAVID, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
     To son Henry Huxter, 3 ews & 3 lambs.
     To dau. Margrett Baxter, a ewe & a lamb.
     To son David Huxter, negro girl Darky.
     To my 5 chldn., the rest of my e: Ruth, John, Thomas, Sabret, & Ann Huxter, & if son David d., s negro Darky to s 5 chldn.
     If I do any other than well, Wm. Elliott is to have son John, Madm. Marsh [dau.] Ruth, James Hutchings [dau.] Ann, John Eareckson [son] Sabret.
     Extr: son Henry Huxter.
     Win: Henry Carter, John Eareckson, Matthew Eareckson.
     9 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 39
11 Feb. 1750/1
CLARK, THOMAS, Calvert Co., joyner.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my chldn. by my extrs., Thomas Stallings & Richard Stallings.
     Witn: Robt. Lyles, William Harrison.
     10 March 1750, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 40
13 Feb. 1750/1
SOMERVELL, JAMES, Calvert Co.
     To grddau. Sarah Bourne, d. o. Jese Bourn dec , 1/7 my p. e. when she is 16, but if she not live to 16, to my own chldn. John, James, & Alexander Somervell.
     Extrs: wife, Sarah Somervell, & son John Somervell.
     Witn: John Gray [of the] Clifts, Joseph Johnson, Absalam Kent.
     11 March 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 40
16 Oct. 1750
TALBOT, RICH , Calvert Co.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Extr: son Richard Talbott, who is not to do anything without the advice of my 2 bros., Joseph Talbott & Wm. Allnutt, trustees.
     Witn: Thos. Talbott, Thos. Talbott, Jr., Elenor Talbott.
     22 March 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 41
30 Dec. 1750
GRAY, DORCAS. Calvert Co.,widow.
     To son William Gray, the land that fell to me by the d. of my father.
     To son James Gray, the land I bought of William Butlershire.
     To grddau. Dorcas Wood, at day of her mar., negro boy Gack.
     To grddau. Mary Gray, my saddle & furniture.
     My wearing appl. is to be equ. div. betw. my dau. Margreate James & grddau. Mary Gray.
     The rest of my p. e. is to e equ. div. among my 3 sons: John, William, & James Gray.
     Extr: son John Gray.
     Witn: John Ramsey, Mary Wanman, Anne Ramsey. Dorcas DG Gray
     22 March 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 41
4 Nov. 1750
JOHNSON, JOHN Jr., Calvert Co.
     To son John Johnson, Elizabetha, the land I live on, & Gifts, adj. s land, that I bought of Benja. Tasker. Esq., in behalf the crown.
     To son Samuel Johnson, 250a of Resurection Mannor in St. Mary Co.
     To son Thomas Johnson, The Pasture, part of Charles Gift on the E side St. Leonards Crk., my father, John Johnson, has given me, & negro boy Will.
     To son William Johnson, negro boy Pompy.
     To son Joseph Johnson, negro boy Toby.
     To dau. Sarahy Johnson, negro girl Sue.
     To dau. Mary Johnson, negro boy Peter.
     To dau. Isabell Johnson, negro girl Lucy.
     To my spouse & extrx., Elizabeth Johnson, Negro man Toby, given me by my father John Johnson.
     All of my father e. that falls to me & the residueof my e., except my wife part, are to be equ. div. among my chldn: John, Saml., Thos., Joseph, Jane, Francis, Mary, Sarah, Isabell, & Elizabeth Johnson.
     Witn John Gray [of the] Clifts, Jam[es] Somervell, Jr., John Vyrmeer.
     22 March 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 43
17 Sept. 1749
COX, SARAH, Calvert Co. \
     To bro. Henry Cox, negro man Peter on condition if he keeps him till my bro. Young Cox is 21he pay s Young L 20.
     To sister Mary Cox, negro girl Jenny.
     To my mother, Mary Freeland, the hire of my negro [sic] for 1 yr.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my 2 bros. & sister: Henry Cox, Young Cox, & Mary Cox.
     Win: James White, Mary Sawell.
     26 March 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 44
16 March 1750/1
HARDESTY, HENRY, Calvert Co., planter.
     To son Henry Hardesty, all my land & a young horse or mare.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Hardesty, for life, the rest of my e. , & on her d. , to be equ. div. betw. my other 4 chldn. not named in will.
     Witn: Saml. Austin, George Hardesty.
     30 March 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 44
7 March 1750/1
STALLINGS, RICHARD, Calvert Co.
     To grdson Richard Stallings, s. o. Richard Stallings, 35a of the part of my land where Newman Harvey lived.
     To son Absolam Stallings, the part of my land where he lives, over the road from Dr. John Hamiltons to Mr. James Williamsons.
     To my 3 sons, Benjamin, Abraham, & Phineas, the rest of my land equ. div. so Phineas have my dw. house & Benja. & Abrm.[have the part where] they live, & each of s 3 sons & grdson. is to pay his share of what is owed to Benja. Tasker, Esq.
     To wife, Mary Stallinges, negro man Peter, & on her d., to daus. Mary & Elizabeth Stallinges.
     Extr: son Phineas Stallinges.
     Witn: Philip Allingham, Lewis Griffith, Jno. Skinner. Richd. Stallinges
     30 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 45
30 Dec. 1750
LADDIMAN, JOSEPH, Calvert Co.
     My e. is in the hands of John Wood, near Prince Frederic, or other persons that have had the admin. of the e. of Wm. Laddiman, my father.
     To James White, my grdn. & extr., L 20, for the trouble he hath been at in my lingering sickness.
     To my bro. & sister, William & Mary Laddiman, equ. div, what is due me from my father e.
     Witn: Ellis Slater, Jona[than] Slater.
     16 April 1751, sworn to by both witn

Liber 28, folio 46
16 March 1750
WHITE, WILLIAM, Worcester Co., planter.
     To bro. Stevens White, the plntn. where I live except 100 yard of the new side of the road from Lambersons to Buckingham from Brokas Townsend to Stephen Wods fence & running with Buckingham Br. to the main road.
     To bro. John White, all the N side of Buckinham Road bounded with the br. & Sinepuxon Road.
     To bro. Henery White, Buckinham Blantation.
     To Stevens, John, & Henery White, equ. div., negro Tom & the still, & to them & Nanney White, equ. div., the rest of my m. e.
     Witn: John Chadburn, John Jenkins, Aaron Timons, William Steel.
     1 April 1751, sworn to by Chadburn, Timmons, & Steel

Liber 28, folio 47
7 March 1750
[ENGLISH,THOMAS, Worcester Co.] Memorandum.
     I leave my watch betw. Matthew Outton & James Marten.
     The residue to my bro chldn. equ div. when they come to age.
     To John Outton, my clothes.
     Wheatly Dennis, who wrote the memorandum, is to have the management of my affairs.
     Witn: Matthew Outten, Sarah Lamberson.
     5 April 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 48
15 April 1749
NORTHAM, JOHN, [Worcester Co.]
     To sister Mary Bell, for life, negro boy Peter, & on her d., to John Northam, s. o. my bro. Thomas Northam. To wife & extrx., Jemymiah Northam, the residue.
     Witn: William Bishop, Sr., Willm. Bishop, Jr., William Selby.
     3 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Jemymah Northam stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 48
29 March 1751
OTTLEY, JAMES, Somerset Co., planter.
     To wife, Sarah Ottley, for life, negro men Harry & David & 1/3 my other e.
     To the first child born to my son James Ottley, 1/3 my e.
     To dau. Naomi Marshall, after my wife d., negroes Harry & David & the 1/3 my e. left to my wife.
     To Mary Ashly, a bed.
     The residue to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
     Extr: Robt. King.
     Witn: Robt. Nairne, Ralph Milbourne, Lodewick Milbourne.
     15 April 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Robt. King resigned the extrship.

Liber 28, folio 50
3 April ------
OTLEY, SARAH, [Somerset Co.]
     To Dorkas Plavenny, 4 good cattle, the same as my former husb. gave her.
     To son & extr.,John, a wane [wain?].
     To Rachel Clifton, my trunk.
     My clothes & the residue are to be equ. div. among my 3 daus.
     I leave negro Harry free, as his former master, Rbt. Boyerd, did, also his 2 chldn., David & Harry.
     Witn: John Riggin, Sr., Charles Riggen.
     1 May 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 50
3 April 1751
HANDY, ELIZABETH, Somerset Co.
     To son Samuel Handy, a Bible worth 10 sh.
     To son William Handy, negro Robin.
     To son Stephen Handy, negro girl Rachel.
     To dau.-in-law & extrx., Comfort Handy, the residue of my e.
     Witn: John Davis, Mary Cox, Jonathan Mills.
     6 May 1751, sworn to by Davis & Cox.

Liber 28, folio 51
30 May 1750
FEDDREY, RICHARD, Cecil Co.
     To wife, Sarah, for widhood, all my e., & on her d. to son Richard Feddry, & if he d. s. p., to my eldest dau., Sarah, for life, & on her d., to dau. Abigal for life, & on her d., to dau. Mary.
     Extrs: wife, Sarah, & son Richard Feddry.
     Witn: John Foster, Andrew Stallcop, Moses Rutter, Tobe Everson.
     14 March 1750/1, sworn to by Stallcup, Rutter, & Job Everson.

Liber 28, folio 52
7th day 4 mo. [June] 1750
JANY, THOMAS, Cecil Co.
     To dau. Jemima Janny, a bed, other hhold furn, a small wheel, 2 cows, & her mare & saddle & bridle.
     To dau. Deborah Lashly, 10 sh. Penna. money.
     To son-in-law Robert Lashly, the 30a he lives on, & if he wants to sell it, sell it to 1 of my 3 sons if paid L 30 Penna. money.
     To wife Magdalen Janny, 1/3 my p. e. & for life, 1/3 the profits of the 100a I live on, & a room in my dw. house.
     To son William Janny, the 100a he lives on.
     To son Thomas Janny, my land on the other side the great road & joining Lashlys land.
     To son Isaac Janny, the plntn. I live on, he paying his mother 1/3 the rent.
     The rest of my p. e. to be equ. div. betw. sons Thomas & Isaac Janny & dau. Jemima Janny.
     Extrs: wife, Magdalen Janny, & son Isaac Janny, & my friends Jeremiah Brown, Sr., & Samuel Bond to be trustees.
     Witn: William Allen, Mary Gartril, John Gartril.
     22 March 1750/1, affirmed by all 3 witn (Quakers) in presence of William Janney, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 54
13 March 1750
NOONEN, MICHELE, Cecil Co.
     Extrs: friends Petter & James Bayard.
     Of the residue, 1/3 to my wife, Catherine Noonen, & the residue to my 2 chldn., who are to be brought up in a Christian manner.
     Witn: William Funy, Deely Yorkson. Michlioin, Michl. Noonens name.
     19 March 1750/1, James Bayard resigns the extrship to his bro. Peter.
     Witn: John Bayard.
     22 March 1750, sworn to by Wm. Fury & Deely Yorkson.

Liber 28, folio 55
7 April 1750
WALLACE, ANDREW, Cecil Co.
     To wife, Ellinor Wallace, 1/3 my m. e. & maintenance by son Joseph Wallace.
     To dau. Margrett, 1/3 my m. e.
     To dau. Jenitt, 1/3 my m. e.
     To son & extr., Joseph Wallace, the land I live on.
     Witn: Samuel Gay, Joseph Leetch, Hance Black.
     29 March 1751, sworn to by Leetch & Black.

Liber 28, folio 55
17 Jan. 1750
MURPHY, THOMAS, [Cecil Co.]
     To Rbecca Ryland, extrx., all my e.
     Witn: Cor[neliu]s Brady, Silves[te]r Ryland.
     1 April 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 56
16 March 1750
COPPIN, ANGELICA, Cecil Co..., widow.
     To son & extr., John Coppin, negroes Mincker & Jacob & the lands I live on, provided he make over to son James Pains Lott, in Cecil Co., bequeathed to him by has grdfather John Atkey.
     To son James Coppin, the land which my father, John Atkey, lived & d. on & bequeathed to my sister Mary Ricketts & me, & my negro Dinah & he chldn.
     To dau. Ann, my molatto woman Moll & her child & my lot in Frederick Town.
     To dau. Sarah Pennington, 2 negro fellows Cuff & Tim.
     Witn: H[ug]h Jones, Thos. Spencer, Robt. Porter, Mich[ae]l Ruley.
     8 April 1751, sworn to by Spencer, Ruley, & Porter.

Liber 28, folio 57
24 April 1751
HODGSON, JOSEPH, [Cecil Co.]
     To bros. Robert & Mathew Hodgson, each L 10.
     To bros. Phinehus, John, & Jonathan Hodgson, each L 1
     To bro. & extr.,Richard Hodgson, the residue of my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Cornelius Brady, Robt. McClatchie, Silvester Ryland.
     3 May 1751 sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 58
10 July 1745
CARROLL, DANIEL, Prince George's Co., Gent.
     To wife Eleonore Carroll, for life, all my lands in or contiguous to the Town of Marlbro & Town Quarter, near Charles Br., & on her d., to son Daniel Carroll.
     To sons Daniel & John Carroll as they arrive at 21 years, Josephs Park, mtged. me by Mr. ThomasButler, Partnership 1000a, John & Ann 500a, & till then to s wife for maintenance of s sons.
     To son John Carroll, the lot in Town of Marlbro where Mary Townley house stands & other lots in Marlbr.
     To dau. Ann Carroll, at age of 21 or mar., The Mistake, 500a on Elk Ridge in Anne Arundel Co., to be used by s wife till s Ann mar. or be of age 21.
     To 3 younger daus. Eleonore, Mary, & Elizabeth as they arrive at age 21 or mar., Killmain 1300a.
     To wife & extrx, Eleonore, 1/3 my p. e., & the residue to be div. among my chldn. as they reach age of mar. or 21.
     Any disputes sh be submitted to Henry & John Darnall, Charles Carroll, Clement Hill, & Ignatius Diggs.
     Witn: Geo. Gordon, Robt. Bradly, Nicholas Digges, John Busey.
     22 May 1751, sworn to by Bradly & Busey in presence of Daniel Carroll, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 61
24 March 1751
NEALE, ROSWELL, St. Mary's Co.
     To wife, Elizabeth Neale, for life, my dw. house with 240a run from a br. of Tomachokin Crk. to the W line of the tract, St. Winifreds Freeshed, beg. on the Bay side, & on her d. to son James Neale, but if he d. s.p., to 3 sons, Raphael, Bennett, & Jeremiah.
     To son James Neale, the 30a he lives on, lately survd. by Basil Wheeler, adj. s land, & if he d. s. p., to s 3 sons.
     T s 4 sons, equ. div., my water mill & 6a.
     The rest of my lands to s 3 sons, Raphael, Bennett, & Jeremiah (Raphael to have the part he has built on), but if all s 4 sons d. s. p., to my 3 daus., Anne Gibson, Mary Wheeler, & Elizabeth Neale, & if they d. s. p., to 2 sons, William & Henry Neale.
     To my s wife, 2 negro women, Nell & Jenny, provided she not claim any more negroes than she has by her mar. settlement.
     To son James Neale I confirm his right to negroes Will & Lucy.
     If my wife takes back negroes Charles & Rose from my son Raphael, to him negroes Robin & Phillis.
     To son Bennett Neale, negroes Tom & Bridgett.
     To son Jeremiah, negroes Ned & Young Harry.
     To dau. Anne Gibson, wife of William Gibson, negroes Lucy & Tubtus.
     To dau. Wheeler, I confirm negroes Jack & Henry.
     To dau. Elizabeth Neale, negroes George & Nancy.
     The rest of my negroes to James Neale, Raphael Neale, Bennett Neale, Jeremiah Neale, Anne Gibson, Mary Wheeler, & Elizabeth Neale; of the residue of my p. e., 1/3 to s wife & 2/3 to s 7 chldn.
     Extrs: sons James, Raphael, Bennett, &Jeremiah Neale.
     Witn: John Somervell, John Daily, Abrm. Lovelace.
     To dau. Elizabeth Neale, negro Old Harry; to sons Wm. & Henry, each 1 sh. & lands & goods already given them.
     7 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 64
2 Jan. 1750
CHAMBERLIN, CHAS., Brunswick Co., Virginia, but now in [St. Mary's Co.]
     To wife, Ann Chamberlin, 11 negroes - Bob, Sam, James, Chas., Jane, Rose, Aggy, Tony, Tom, Sarah, Arabello 800a on the S side McHerring R., Brunswick Co., Va., livetock, & hhold furn.
     Extrs: George Graves of St. Mary's Co., Sampson Limare of Brunswick Co., my wife, Ann Chamberlin.
     Witn: James Drury, Jr., Joseph Drury, Robert Drury.
     7 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 65
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WELLMAN, THOMAS, St. Mary's Co.
     To son Josiah Wellman, The Brothers Dread, 63a where my sister Jean Fealder lives.
     To sons Thomas & John Wellman, equ. div., Wellmans Good Fortune, the 120a I live on.
     Extrs: wife, Catharine Wellman, & son Josiah Wellman.
     Witn: R[obert] Hammett, John Hammett, James Tarlton.
     8 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 66
16 June 1749
COLE, GEORGE, Baltimore Co., planter.
     To son & extr., George Cole, Stones Range, the 190a I live on & 2/3 my g. & c.
     To wife, Elizabeth Cole, for widhood, s Stones Range & 1/3 my g. & c.
     Witn: Jno. Hunt, Wm Ferguson, Philip Burgin. George X Cole
     4 May 1751, witn: John White, John Maner, Adam Stanton.
     4 June 1751, sworn to by John White & John Maner. N B: The first 3 witn. is d. & left the Province.

Liber 28, folio 67
25 Nov. 1750
RENSHAW, JOHN, Baltimore Co., planter.
     Extrs: Dr. Edward Wakeman & Mary Renshaw, my wife.
     The residue to my s wife & 6 daus. Alazanah, Mary, Anne, Cassandra, Elizabeth, & Ann - & the child my wife may have equ. div.
     Witn: James Brice, John Litton, George Williams, Jr., Isaac Litten.
     8 June 1751, sworn to by Brice & affirmed by both Littons (Quakers?).

Liber 28, folio 68
21 April 1751
PARKER, PETER, Prince Geoge Co.
     To grdson William Tyler, the Hour Glass 100a.
     Witn: William Magruder, Peter Young, William Whitaker, George Magruder.
     27 May 1751, sworn to by Young & William & George Magruder.

Liber 28, folio 69
2 Jan. 1749/50
SPARROW, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Sparrow all my m. e., & for life, the plntn. where I dw., & on her d., to son Solomon Sparrow, but if he d. s. p., to dau. Catherine Sparrow.
     To wife & Mary Sparrow, my dau., the land in Carolina left me by my father, Thomas Sparow equ. div. betw.Thomas & Mary, son & dau.
     Witn: John Burgess, William Disney, Edward Burgess John Sparrow
     29 June 1751, sworn to by 1 witn [not named] & 22 July 1751 (on f. 98), sworn to by Disney.

Liber 28, folio 70
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CARTER, WILLIAM, Charles Co.
     10 April 1744, Sophaina Carter, widow, about 78 years, swore that a small time before he d. her dec husband, William Carter, made a will which he delivered to her to keep & she put into her trunk but now she thinks an unknown person took to destroy.
     Sworn before Allen Davis.

Liber 28, folio 70
14 Sept. 1746
HAWKINS, HENRY HOLLAND, Charles County.
     To wife, Joan Hawkins, for life, my dw. house & the land beg. at a red oak on the div. line betw. Wm. Hawkins land & mine until it cuts a br. near The Nutfields to the Nutfield Br. & to Zachiah Swamp then down Zachiah Swamp to a large br. betw. my dw. house & Mr. John Marten; also to her, these negroes: Robin, Sambo, Terry, Zeno, Great Peter, Cook, Mingo, Moll, Betty, Kate, Olese, , & Teney.
     To son Samuel Hawkins, Glovers Point 250a, 140a of Lyons Denn, Woods Addition 38a, & 250a of His Lordships Favour, & want of heirs, to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sons Henry Hawkins & Josias Hawkings.
     To son Samuel, negro man Jack, Sr., & my watch.
     To son Henry Hawkins, 2 beds & 950a of Hawkins Purchase, & for want of heirs, to be equ. div. betw sons Samuel & Josias.
     To son Henry, negroes Shadrach, Davie, Jack Jr., George, Sarie, & her dau. Jane
     To son Josias Hawkins, 475a of Johnsonstown, Hawkins Enlargement 100a, 44a of Archers Pasture I bought of Robert Perle, & want of heirs, to 2 sons Samuel & Henry; also to son Josias, land at Patuxent I hold in right of my wife, to be made over to him by my wife & her son Henry as son as he is of age; also to son Josias, 200a at the upper end of Hawkins Purchase; also negroes Tom, Jerry Jr., Dick, Pompy, Moll Jr., & Beck, & 2 beds.
     To grdson Henry Waring, Jamaickca 500a, & for want of heirs, to his bro. Basil Waring, reserving to my dau. Elizabeth Waring a moiety of s land for life.
     To dau. Martha Portase, negro man Nero with 7 negroes already deliv ered to her.
     To dau. Eleanor Hawkins, negroes Dell, Nan, Congo, Andrew, & George Jr., & a bed.
     To dau. Jane Hawkins, negroes Tony, Jeny Jr., Lyssie, & Will, & a bed.
     To dau. Susannah Hawkins, negroes Peg, Charles, Sall, & Grace & a bed.
     To dau. Ruth Hawkins, Ango, Dory, Sukey, & Doll Jr., & a bed.
     Of the residue, 1/3 to my wife & the other 2/3 to my 6 youngest chldn.
     Trustees: Dr. Gustavus Brown, Capt. John Stoddert, each of whom I give a ring worth 10 sh.
     Extrs: wife, Joan Hawkins, & son Henry Hawkins.
     Witn: Marmadue Semmes, Jno. Hanson, Jr., Notly Maddox, Henaritah Semmes.
     22 April 1751, sworn to by Hanson, Maddox, & Marmadue Semmes., having received assent of Saml. Hawkins, heir at law, & the widow chose what the law allows.

Liber 28, folio 73
3 Feb. 1750
BRENT, ROBERT, Charles Co.
     To wife, Mary Brent, 6 negroes Joss, Gabriel, Cate, Matt, Aron, & Henny Horse Spark, mare Filley, her spayd mare colt, other livestock, & hhold furn. Negro Bell & her son Basil & Cate & her dau. Lucy in Virginia to be sold to raise L 100 sterl for my dau. Mary.
     To dau. Jane at age 16 or mar., 5 negroes David, Terry, Lettice, Monica, & Harry 2 mares, Moggy & Fillys oldest mare colt, other stock, & hhold furn.
     To son Robert, the residue.
     Extr: Joseph Pile.
     Witn: Thomas Sympson, I[gnatius] Doyne, Richd. Smith.
     27 April 1751, sworn to by Simpson & Doyne.

Liber 28, folio 74
1 Feb. 1733
BEALE, JOHN, Charles Co.
     To wife, Johanna Beale, for life, & son John, the moiety of Durham I live on, & on s wife d., the whole to son John, but for want of issue, to heirs of son Richard of Essex Co., Virginia, but for want of issue to son John.
     To s wife, the bed we lie on, all her clothes, trunks, rings, & plate, & for life, negroes Pompy & Durham.
     To son Richard, 2 cows & calves, a mare & colt, & on s wife d., negro Durham.
     The rest of my e. to s wife, Johanna Catherine Beale, & son John, equ. div., & if any dispute arises, Mr. Samuel Hanson will divide the land.
     Extrs: s wife & son John.
     Witn: Joshua Allford, William Theobald, John Llewellinn.
     27 April 1751, sworn to by Allford & Theobald.

Liber 28, folio 75
14 Feb. 1750
WILLSON, JOHN, Charles Co.
     To son William Willson, 3 tracts: in St. Mary's Co., Indian Giant Sepulchre & in Charles Co., Redding, which I bought of Thomas Coleman, & Willsons Dear Purchase, in the Mannour of Calverton, where I live.
     To son Jonathan Willson, the money due from England & all the tob. from last year crop.
     To dau. Ann Bond, L 10 sterl.
     To son William Willson, lot 7 & house in Benedict Town.
     To grdson John Willson the other lot in Benedict.
     To grdson Samuel Willson, the part of Brotherhood I bought of Joseph Allen.
     To son William Willson, negro man Conchie, negro woman Sall & her young child Rachel, negro man Will, & negro boy Eato.
     To dau. Catherine Willson, negro men Cesar & Frank, negro woman Beck, & negro boy James.
     To dau. Mary Thomas, negro man Eato & negro woman Sarah.
     To dau. Susanna Briscoe, negro man Peter.
     To son & extr., Jonathan Willson, the care of son William & dau. Catherine Willson till they are of age.
     Witn: George Venables, Nehemiah Willson, Henry Walley, Charles Venables.
     4 May 1751, sworn to by Willson, Walley, & Nehemiah Venables in presence of Jonathan Willson, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 77
16 Feb. 1744
MUSGRAVE, CHARLES, Charles Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Catherine Musgrave, for life, Burlius Hills & Hogpen Land & my p. e., on her d. to be div. among my 6 chldn.
     To son Harrison Musgrave, on the d. of s wife, Burlines Hills & Hogpen Land.
     To son Charles Musgrave, Hog Island 460a.
     Witn: James Keech, Jr., Courts Keech, Ann Kech.
     4 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Benjamin Musgrave, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 78
14 April 1751
CAUSEENE, JOHN, Charles Co.
     To sons William Causeen, Gerred Blackstone Causeen, & Josias Causeen, Causeens Manner, the 709a where I live div. so they have equal shares of waterfront.
     To son Wm. Causeen, negro wench Heny & her 3 chldn, Guy, Luke, & Clem, negro lad Phill, & negro man George.
     To son Gerrerd Blackstone Causeen, negro wench Moll & her 4 chldn., Lucy, Jack, Joe, & Nan.
     To son Josias Causeen, negro woman Monica, her child Wat, & negro wench Jane.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among s 3 sons, & my son Wm. is to have care of sons Gerrerd Blackstone & Josias till they are of age.
     Extr: son William Causeen, who is to be aided by my friend William Sanders.
     Witn: Benja. Craycroft, Thos. Hu[ssey] Luckett, Nicholas Sherburn.
     8 May 1751, sworn to by Craycroft & Luckett in presence of Wm. Causeen, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 80
March 1751
GORDON, JAMES, Charles Co.
     To father & mother, Robert Gordon & Mary Gordon, for lives, labor of my negro fellow Jeremiah.
     To bro. John Downes, my riding horse.
     To sister Rebecca Rowling, a bed.
     To sister Elizabeth White, my clothes & 2 barrels of Indian corn.
     To bro. Benjamin Downes, a barrel of wheat.
     To sister Sarah Boswell, 2 barrels of Indian corn.
     To bro. & extr., Robert Gordon, James Fowling Banks & the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: John Stodert, Thos. Marshall, Jr., John Truman Stoddert.
     18 May 1751, sworn to by Marshall & John Truman Stoddert.

Liber 28, folio 81
7 Oct. 1748
WELLS, THOMAS, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To son John Wells, a young horse & all my wearing appl.
     To son & extr., Thomas Wells, 66 2/3a Collington Manner, where son John dw., negro man Dick, negro woman Dinah, negro Will, negro girls Easter & Jenny, & the residue.
     To dau. Mary Duvall, a cow & calf.
     Witn: Willm. Denune, [Mr.] JamesBeck, William Goe, Jr.
     25 June 1751, sworn to by Beck & Goe.

Liber 28, folio 82
2 April 1751
HOOKER, ROBERT, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To daus, Mary Sadler & Elizabeth, Amy, Rebecca, Ann, Alles, & Tabithan Hooker, 2/6 apiece.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Hooker, for life, my dw. plntn. & lands, & on her d. to son Robert Deakins Hooker.
     To s wife & s son, my p. e. equ. div.
     Witn: Wm. Deakins, Joseph Harris, William Harris.
     26 June 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Rbt. D. Hooker, heir at law, did not object.

Liber 28, folio 83
22 April 1751
HARRIS, ANN, [Prince George's Co.]
     To William Harris, negroes Nan, Ratchell, & Lucy, my livestock & hhold furn, & a ring.
     To son Joseph Harris, negroes Frank, Henny, & Prince, the other my livestock & hhold furn, a ring, & the 45a I bought of Saml. Selby.
     Sons & extrs., William & Joseph Harris are to deliver to Kezia Bowen the last feather bed that I made & to Lucy Sherwood, on the day of her mar., a cow & calf.
     Witn: James Russell, Elizabeth Hodgkin, Tho Dorcett or Dorsen.
     26 June 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 83
6 May 1751
MAGRUDER, NINIAN, Prince George's Co.
     To son John Magruder, 300a where he lives made of parts of Magruders Purchase & the Addition of Magruders Purchase.
     To son Nathaniel Magruder, 101a of Magruders Purchase & 200a of Honesty, where he lives.
     To son James Magruder, 300a of Alexandra, where he lives, , 300a of Honesty, 1/3 of Lot 47 in Marlborough Town, 2 negroes Will & Charles, a bed, & 2 cows & calves.
     To sons Saml. & Ninian Magruder, equ. div., the rest of Honesty.
     To sons John & Nathaniel Magruder, equ. div. 333a of Grubby Thickett & all my clothes.
     To dau. Rachell Clagett, L 13 sterl. & a negro [like most negroes in this will, not named].
     To dau. Verlinda Magruder, 2 negroes (not under 10 yrs.), a bed, 2 cows & calves, & a side saddle I have wrote for to Mr. Graves, mercht. in London, & L 5 sterl.
     To daus. Sarah Beall, Elizabeth Perry, Ann Clagett, & Rebeckah Offutt, a negro apiece.
     To my 11 chldn., equ. div., the rest of my e: Samuel, John, Ninian, Nathaniel, & James Magruder, Sarah Beall, Elizabeth Perry, Ann Clagett, Rebeckah Offutt, Rachel Clagett, & Verlinda Magruder.
     Extr: son James Magruder.
     Witn: James Magruder, Nathl. Magruder, Jeremiah Magruder,
     26 June 1751, sworn to by all 4 witn, & the heir at law [not named] did not object.

Liber 28, folio 85
18 April 1751
FAULKNER, ISAAC, Talbot County.
     To wife & extr., Dorcase, for life, my dw. plntn. with 100a of Faulkners Levels, & on her d., to her son Isaac.
     To bro. Abraham Faulkner, the other 50a of Faulkners Levels.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn [not named], whom my wife is to care for.
     Witn: William West, John Barruck, Mary Harwood.
     10 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 86
5 May 1751
JENKINSON, SARAH, Talbot Co.
     To dau. Rebecka Jenkinson, negro girl Nan more than her equ. part of her fathers e. & my e.
     To my son that shall have Chesnut Bay, at Tockahoe, L 20, provided my sons Emanuel & John Jenkenson both live to 21.
     To dau. Hannah Jenkinson, my newest side saddle.
     To dau. Ann Jenkinson, my oldest side saddle.
     To my extrs., L 10 for schooling son John Jenkinson & daus. Hannah, Anna, Elizabeth, & Rebecka Jenkinson.
     Extrs: bro. Jonathan Neall & son Emanuel Jenkinson.
     Witn: Wm. Webb, Jno. Webb, Robert Cuige.
     11 May 1751, affirmed by both Webbs (Quakers) & sworn to by Robert Curge.

Liber 28, folio 87
14 March 1743
KEMP, JOHN, Talbot Co., planter.
     The div. line betw. my 3 sons John, James & Benjamin Kemp from the 2d bounder of Miles End to Cabin Cove.
     To son John Kemp, the rest of Bolton on S side s div. line (but he is not to disturb the use of my wife, Mary Kemp during her widhood of my dw. plntn.).
     To son James Kemp, all my land on the NE side s div. line (but he is not disturb s the land enclosed on this side the road thro my s plntn), & he & son John are to pay son Joseph 1500 lb. tob. each when he is 22.
     To son Benjamin Kemp, Wolves Harbour adj. Boltons Addition.
     To [son] Thomas Kemp, Hunt Keep Out, he paying son Joseph Kemp 2000 lb. tob. when he is 22.
     To wife, Mary Kemp, for widhood, the labor of servant Hugh Maguire & negroes Murray & Jemmey & my p. e., but if she mar. my p. e. is to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
     Extrs: wife, Mary Kemp, & son John Kemp.
     Witn: John Lowe, Hugh Maguire, Tho[mas] Smith.
     12 June 1751, affirmed by Rachel Kemp, (Quaker), d. o. testator, & 5 June 1751, sworn to by Thomas Smith, John Lowe being d., & the widow chose her 1/3; Hugh Maguire probate on fol. 562.

Liber 28, folio 89
7 May 1751
HARWOOD, SUSANNAH, Talbot Co., widow.
     My bro. & extr., Benjamin Kemp is thehave the education of my son John Steward till he is 21 & learn him trade of shipcarpenter.
     Son John Steward is to have negroes Sam & Tom that were of his father e.
     To dau. Mary Harwood, negro woman Priss, & the first child she bring, to son Saml. Harwood, & my sister Rachel Kemp is to have s Mary education till she is 16.
     The residue of my p. e. to sons John Steward & Samuel Harwood.
     Witn: Thos. Smith, Thomas Murrey, John Willson. Susannah Harwood
     5 June 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 90
26 April 1751
WILLSON, ANNE, Talbot Co., widow.
     To son & extr., John Jackoman, mare Pleasure, a bed, other livestock, hhold furn, & L 10 to be paid by John Willson.
     To dau. Elizabeth Willson, 6 pieces of 8, L 16 due me from Thomas Pratt, a bed, 2 mares Bony & Snip, other livestock, & hhold furn. including a white chamber pot, & a black jack.
     Witn: Thomas Towzean, Thomas Hudson, Thomas Boyd
     21 June 1751, sworn to by Thomas Tounsend & Thomas Hudson.

Liber 28, folio 91
30 Jan. 1750/1
WRENCH, JAMES, Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Wrench, for life, my dw. plntn., Wrenches Adventure 136a & 1/3 my p. e.
     To son Richard Jones Wrench, & on s wife d., all of s plntn.
     To son Richard Jones Wrench, Wrenches Farm 200a.
     To my 4 chldn. - Richard Jones Wrench, James Wrench, Sarah Wrench, & Elizabeth Wrench - equ. div., the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: Wm. Wrench, Wm. Meridth, Jeremiah Smith.
     16 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 92
5 Nov. 1750
COCKEY, EDWARD, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
     To 2 sons Charles & Edward Cockey, New Hogpen Neck, Goose Hill, & part of The Ridge to be div. thus: to son Edward the plntn. Gilgo lived at beg. at New Ornery Marsh & running to the pasture fence & with fence to Little Piney Crk., & to son Charles, the rest of my lands, but if s Edward d. s. p., son John Cockey is to have his part.
     To son Charles, my brass gun.
     To son Edward, a bed, a cow & calf, & 3 ewes & lambs.
     The rst of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 6 chldn: John, Mordecai, Ann, William, Thomas, & Peter Cockey.
     Extrx: wife, Mary Cockey.Witn: John Eareckson, Mary Elliott, Elizabeth Eareckson.
     23 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Charles Cockey, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 93
24 April 1751
ROE, ABNER, Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To son Thomas Roe, 188a of Hackers Adventure & Roe Choies 64a beg. at a tree of Cloudses Armitage on W side head of Tuckahoe Crk.
     To son Abner Roe, Abners Lott, 225a beg. at end of 2d line of Hackers Adventure.
     To dau. Darcos Roe, L 25.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Roe, for widhood, the use of my dw. plntn.
     To s chldn., the residue of my e.
     Witn: Richard Mason, Sarah Huchason, Joseph Ellett, Jr., Ann Falknor.
     23 May 1751, sworn to by Mason, Huchason, & Ellett, & the widow elected to have1/3 her husbands lands.

Liber 28, folio 94
20 April 1750
DOVE, RICHARD, Dorchester Co., weaver.
     To eldest dau., Patty Dove, L 20 at age 20 or mar.
     To youngest dau., Ann Dove, L 20 at age 20 or mar.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: sons Richard & Isaac Dove & daus. Pattey & Ann Dove.
     Extrs: sons Richard & Isaac Dove.
     Witn: Alexr. Frazar, John Burgese.
     Isaac Dove assigned his right to admin. to Richard Dove.
     Witn. Edward Chipley.
     7 May 1751, sworn to by Fraizer.

Liber 28, folio 95
10 July 1750
CHILDERSTONE, ROGER, Dorchester Co.
     To sister Susanna Childerstone & nephew John Starling, my land in Suffolk, Old England, they paying my 3 chldn., John, William, & Esther, L 30 sterl. equ. div.
     To sons John & Wm., equ. div., the part of Partnershi where I live, they not to disturb their mother during widhood.
     To dau. Esther, negro boy Sepio, she not to take him from her mother during widhod.
     All my other effects to be equ. div. among s 3 chldn.
     Extrx: wife, Mary Childerstone. Witn: Tho. Calwell, Thomas Cooke, Elizabeth Spedden.
     11 May 1751, sworn to by Calwell & Cooke.

Liber 28, folio 97
31 Sept. 1740
GREEN, ELEZ., Dorchestere Co.
     To son William Green, 1 sh. sterl.
     To son & extr., James Green, my whole e.
     To Frances Green, the p. e. her grdfather left her.
     To Mary Cole a 2-yr.-old heifer.
     To Mary Green a large looking glass.
     To grdson John Green, a ewe.
     Witn: James Newner, Sarah Thomas.
     13 May 1751, sworn to by both witn.

22 July 1751, William Disney, one of the witn., swore to the will of John Sparrow rec. in this book on fol. 69.

Liber 28, folio 98
2 April 1751
JAMES, WALTER, Baltimore Co.
     To Ruth Sutton, wife of Joseph Sutton, Collason Choice 100a on the E side Newport Br. after her fathers & mothers d.
     To Elizabeth Denton, 100a of Collasons Choice on the W side Newport Br., James Beginning 50a, & a bed.
     To Harry Quine, a bed & 100a, part of Felkes Range & Blackwolf Neck, & he is to make over land I sold to Robert Constable.
     To son Walter James, the 100a, part of Felkes Range & Blackwolf Neck I live on, but if he d. s. p., to Henry Quine son.
     To dau. Priscilla James, Long Neck, 100a part of Felkes Ranges & Blackwolf Neck & negro woman Phillis.
     To Henry Quine & son Walter James all the sterl. money I have in England, equ. div., s Quine to use it till s Walter is of age.
     The money I have in George Presbarys hands is to buy 2 saddles, 1 for s Priscilla, the other for Elizth., wife of Wm. Denton.
     To son Walter, the bed I lie in, other hhold furn., a gun called Bailey, & negro man Bristol..
     To William Quine & Susannah Ingram, each a cow.
     To dau. Priscilla James., the young horse that Capt. Bond horse sired.
     The rest of my p. e. is ro be equ. div. among son Walter, dau. Priscilla, , Henry Quine, & Elizabeth Denton.
     Extr: Henry Quine, whom son Walter is to live with till he is 19.
     Witn: Daniel Scott, John Day, s. o. N[icholas] Day, John Bevan.
     18 May 1751, sworn to by Beven & Scott.

Liber 28, folio 100
16 Jan 1750/1
RENCHER, UNDERWOOD, Somerset Co., planter.
     To son William Rencher, 2 negroes, Temey & Nan, a sorrel horse, a yoke of oxen, & 2 young cows.
     To dau. Mary Rencher, 1 pistole.
     To wife, Sarah, all the residue if she not marry, but if she does, to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Extrs: wife, Sarah, & Wm., my son..
     Witn: Charles Dashiell, Charles Ballard, John Dawson.
     Sworn to 21 March 1750 by Ballard & Dashiells & 23 March 1750 by Dawson.

Liber 28, folio 101
21 Jan. 1748/9
HOPKINS, GEORGE, Craven Co., North Carolina.
     To children Judey, Mary, Margrit, Elizabeth, Ann, Hannah, Sarah, William, Alce, Elizabeth, & Charles, what they have received.
     To sons John Hopkns & George Hopkins, equ. div., the plntn I live on, on the Neck side of Nuss R., but if either d. s. p., that part to son Steven, & if both d. s. p., the other part to son Benjamin Hopkins.
     The residue to wife, Elizabeth Hopkins, for widhood, & on her d. or mar., to be equ. div. among my 6 chldn. John, George Tabitha, Isaac, Benjamin, & Steaven.
     Extrs: wife, Elizabeth Hopkins & sons John Hopkins & George Hopkins.
     Witn: Wm. Carruthers, Tomas Martin, John Aramstrong.
     13 May 1751, sworn to in Somerset Co. by Armstrong, the only witn. to be found, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 102
21 Nov. 1747
DIXON, WILLIAM, Somerset Co., Gent.
     To wife, Elizabeth Dixon, for widhood, 130a of the land I live on, 1/3 the plntn I live on, all my m. e., & 100a of Marsh on James I.
     On s wife mar. of d., s 100a of marsh to 3 sons Risdon, Isaac, & David.
     To son Ambrose Dixon, on her mar. or d., all the land left to s wife & 1 sh. sterl.
     To dau. Mary Horsey, 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Thomas Dixon, First Choice, 212a by a beaver dam br., 50a of marsh on James I., & 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Isaac Dixon, L 10 gold currency on his mother d. or mar.
     To dau. Eliza. Dixon, on her mother d. or mar., a case of drawers, 2 trunks, a brass skillet, & a spice mortar.
     To 4 chldn. Risdon, Isaac, David, & Elizabeth Dixon, on her d. or mar., all my m. e. left to s wife.
     Extrs: wife, Eliza. Dixon, & son Thomas Dixon. Witn: George Bosman, George Bosman, Jr., William Fordred.
     18 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 104
3 July 1750
KEECH, SAML., St. Mary's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Darcos Keech, for widhood, whole e. r. & p., but if she mar., to son John Keech these 2 tracts with the mill.
     To son Jams Keech, my other tracts, part of Prices Rest.
     To 2 sons & the child my wife goes with, my p. e. equ. div.
     To William Cartwright & his wife & Basil Boothe, if my wife mar., grdnship of my children.
     Witn: John Murphey, Giles Hill, Sr., Margret Hill.
     5 June 1751, sworn to by Giles Hll & John Murphey, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 105
28 Jan. 1750
CLAARK, MARY ANN, St. Mary's Co.
     To cousins Elizabeth Clarke, Elizabeth Read, & Cary Read, at age 16, a heifer apiece.
     To bro. & extr., Anthony Clarke, the rest of my e.
     Witn: Wm. Joseph, John Wood.
     15 July 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 106
24 March 1742
GOTT, RICHARD, Baltimore Co., planter.
     To sons Samuel, Richard, & Anthony Gott, all my lands equ. div.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Gott, a black horse, a man saddle, corn, meat, & provision, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, my dw. plntn.
     To dau. Ruth Towson, negro girl Genne for life, & on her d., to dau. Sarah Owing.
     To son Saml., negro Jack.
     The remaining 2/3 my p. e. to chldn. Elizabeth, Richard, Cassandra, Anthony, Hannor, Susannah, & Rachel Gott.
     Witn: Joseph Taylor, John Tipton, Moes Wheeler.
     4 June 1751, affirmed by Joseph Taylor (Quaker?) & sworn to by Tipton & Moses Wheeler.

Liber 28, folio 107
16 Dec. 1745
WITH, GEORGE, Baltimore Co.
     To dau. Luncaday With, my dw. plntn.
     To dau. Elizabeth With, on the d. of my wife & extrx., Elizabeth With, my p. e.
     Witn: Thos. Sligh, Robt. Green, Benja. Green
     6 Aug. 1751, sworn to by Sligh & Robt. Green.

Liber 28, folio 108
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LANE, JOSEPH, Anne Arundel Co.
     To son Samuel Lane, the E Gramers Chance And The Enlargement, the gift of my grandfather Richard Harrison, to include his dw. house; also negro man Ruben, he paying 20 sterl.
     To son John Lane, the other Gramers Choice And The Enlargement, gift of s grdfather; also negro man Jack Gale.
     To son Nathan Lane, Birkheads Chance, gift of s grdfather, not to be cleared until s son be at age to possess it; also negro man Tom & negro boy James.
     To dau. Sarah Lane, 6 mo. after my d. or on day of mar., negro girl Dinah.
     To dau. Rachel Lane, at age 16 or mar., negro girl Hagar.
     To dau. Elizabeth Lane, at age 16 or mar., negro girl Ester & 2 of the first chldn. negro woman Young Sealer brings.
     To my 5 chldn., son John, son Nathan, dau. Sarah, dau. Rachel, & dau. Elizabeth, the residue of my p. e. equ. div.
     To wife & extrx., Rachel Lane, 1/3 my p. e., the watch that was her brother Samuel Maccubins, the care of my chldn. during their minorities, & for life our dw. house & 1/3 my land.
     Witn: Wm. Jowrney, James Parker, Saml. Lane, s. o, Richd.
     1 April 1751, sworn to by Parker & Lane.

Liber 28, folio 109
10 Feb. 1743
THOMAS, MARY, Anne Arundel Co., widow.
     To grdson William Thomas, negro girl Hannah.
     To grddau. Mary Harriss, negro girl Nelly.
     The residue to be equ. div. among my chldn: sons Philip, Samuel, & John & 2 daus. Elizabeth & Margaret.
     Extr: son-in-law Richard Snowden.
     Witn: Saml. Harris, Ann Harris.
     25 July 1751, affirmed by Ann Harris (Quaker), since mar. to Joseph Galloway.

Liber 28, folio 110
20 Dec. 1750
GAITHER, DAVID, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife & extrx., Ruth, my 106 1/2a of Left Out, my dw. plntn., & my p. e.
     Witn: Thomas Spurier, Phi[lemon] Dorsey, Edward Gaither, s. o. John, William Ridgely, s. o. Robert.
     13 Aug. 1751, sworn to by Spurier & Gaither.

Liber 28, folio 111
29 Nov. 1750
PLUMMER, JEROM, Anne Arundel Co.
     The part of my dw. plntn., Plummers Purchase alias Brousley Hall, needed to pay debts is to be sold.
     To the child my wife is big with, my p, e. at age 18 or mar.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Plummer, the other my p. e., & for life, & on her d., to s child.
     Extrs: wife, Mary Plummer, & friend Samuel Galloway of West River, mercht., with Kinsey Johns of West River, merch , overseer.
     Witn: Luran Child, Benja, Owens, Samll. Jones, Jacob Jones, Henry Jones.
     14 Aug. 1751, sworn to by Benja. Owens, Jacob Owens [sic], & Henry Owens [sic].

Liber 28, folio 112
9 Sept. 1750
CLIMAR, THOMAS, Queen Anns Co., carpenter.
     To eldest son, Charle, the desk & all my tools.
     To wife, Rebecca, my mare.
     To youngest son James Climar, Climars Chance 59a, & I leave him & s land to my father-in-law, John Russom for 16 yrs. & I leave s son Charles to him for 13 yrs.
     Extr: s John Russom.
     Witn: Theophilus Lloyd, James Gore, John Russom [ s. o. John Russom]..
     29 Aug. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 113
20 Nov. 1750
WOOLEN, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
     To wife & extrx., [not named], for widhood, Hollowing Point, my dw. plntn., & part of Comminsments.
     On s wife mar. or d., s land to son John Woolling.
     To 2 sons Edward Woolling & William Woolling, the Herring Point, on Blackwater.
     To son Thomas Woolling, negro girl Tamer.
     To dau. Mary Woolling, negro boy Trick.
     To my s wife, for widhood, my hhold goods & stock & the use of 3 negroes - woman Nan, girl Silence, & boy Herry - & on her d. or mar., s negroes equ. div. among my 4 chldn: Jane, Roger, Leven, & Job.
     Witn: Thomas Chapman, Thomas Spicer, Jr., William Barns, Elenor Parrey.
     13 March 1750, sworn to by Chapman & Barnes.

Liber 28, folio 114
8 June 1751
NEMIAH, MESECKS, Dorchester Co.
     To friend Jean Paul, 15 sh.
     Extr: friend Charles Paul.
     Witn: Jno. McNamar, Sarah Paull, Sarah Paull young .
     13 Aug. 1751, sworn to by John McNemar.

Liber 28, folio 115
9 March 1750
BELL, THOMAS, Dorchester Co.
     To wife, Elizabeth Bell, for widhood, my p. e. & my land, but on her mar., only her 1/3 & the land to fall to son Daniel Bell, & if he mar. after he is 21, he may build on it, but if he d. s. p., to son Isaac Bell, but if Isaac d. s. p., to son Arter.
     Witn: John Trice, Gideon Gambell, Abraham Gambell

Liber 28, folio 116
23 March 1751
[GIVAN, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.]
     To father-in-law, William Taylor, 100a with my dw. plntn.
     To wife, Ann Givan, all my m. e.
     Extr: lawful friend, David Kirkpatrick.
     Witn: Day Givan, John Badley, Abraham Tayler, Isaac Tayler.
     30 July 1751, sworn to by Badley & both Taylers.

Liber 28, folio 117
17 Jan. 1750
A short will in a legal form.
MALOT, THEODORIS, Frederick County, planter.
     Extrs: John Perrin, Joseph Pride.
     To son Peter Malot, 2 mares, a yearling colt, & a rifle gun.
     To dau. Elizabeth Malot, a 3-yr.-old heifer.
     To dau. Catherine, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
     To son Benjamin, a 2-yr.-old mare & a smooth-bord gun.
     To wife [not named], for widhood, all my livestock, & on her d., equ. div. among allmy chldn.
     Witn: Joseph Lazeer, Sr., David Enochs, Joseph Lazeer, Jr.
     19 March 1751, sworn to by Joseph Lazeer, Sr., & David Enocks, & the extrs. released the admin. to the widow.

Liber 28, folio 118
25 Sept. 1748
THOMSON, JOHN, [Frederick Co.]
     To son William Thomson, Thomsons Pasture, 61a at the lower end of Thomsons Hopyard 110a, 148a at the head of John and Yacomintye on Potomack 145a, & an equ. share of my p. e.
     To son Cornelius Thomson, Thomsons Cool Spring, where my dw. plntn. is, 49a at the upper end of Thomsons Hopyard with a small island of 12a against it, 148a in the middle of John and Yacomintye on Potomack 145a, & an equ. share of my p. e.
     To son John Thomson, The Conjuror Out Don, on Wats Br., 135a, 148a at the lower end of John and Yacomintye on Potomack 145a, 73a at the lower end of Derby Iland, & an equ. share of my p. e.
     To dau. Ann Thomson, The Duch Folly, 105a up Potomack, a long iland of 20a in Potomack, & an equ. part of my p. e.
     If any one of them d.before they come to age, their part is to b e equ. div. among the rest.
     Extrx: wife Yacomintye Thomson.
     Witn: William McKay, Nicholos Garrett, Mary Morfy.
     19 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 119
27 Feb. 1750/1
FRIEND, CHARLES, Frederick Co., farmer.
     Extrs: wife [not named] & Robert Turner in Fred. Co.
     To my wife, a natural pacing horse Rock & other livestock, a bed, & for widhood, the plntn. until son Gabriel is 21 or married.
     My lands & live stock are to be div. into 3 parts & my wife & son Gabriel are to care for the stock until sons Jacob & Charles can.
     To son Gabriel, the land I live on & 1/3 the stock
     To son Jacob, the part Hance Bowman lives on & 1/3 the stock.
     To son Charles, Swedes Delight, the upper part of the land adj. John Jack.
     Witn: James Dickson, Edward Wyatt, Enoch Enochson
     20 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow chose her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 121
2 Oct. 1750
NEFF, JACOB, Frederick Co.
     To wife & extrx., Catharine Neff, who is to sell Durnah, the place I live on, 100a betw. the mountains, 50 of which I bought of Daniel Dulany & 50 of Nodly Thomas, to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Witn: Stephen Julien, Charles Hedges, Adam Stull, John Stoner.
     21 March 1750, sworn to by Hedges & Stull.

Liber 28, folio 122
28 Jan. 1751
MUNDAY, HENRY, Frederick Co.
     To Henerita Biggs, 5 sh. sterl.
     To son Benjamin Biggs, 200a opposite to Wm. Baily on the SE side Menocacy & 5 sh. sterl.
     To grddaus. Prudence Biggs & Catherine Biggs & grdson ----- -- Biggs, 5 sh. sterl. apiece.
     To godson Thomas Charlton, s. o. Capt. John Charlton dec , John Roberts, s. o. William Roberts of Pipe Crk, & godson Michael Creesap, s. o. Col. Thomas Cresap, L 10apiece.
     To Mr. Neighbourg, one of the Moravian ministers, my saddle & my hair to make him a wig.
     To Arthur Charlton, my boots & L 5.
     To Jonathan Hagar & James Dickson, my extrs., L 20 each & my stallion equ. div..
     To Conrad Hagmire, L 5 & my vice.
     To Mauldin Hagmire, L 3.
     My extrs. are to sell a tract of 26 or 16a on Frankford Road in Philadelphia Co. adj. Isaac Land & deliver the residue to Major Joseph
     Ogle, Jacob Matthews, & Jacob Weller for ----------- School, near s Ogles.
     Witn: Joseph Mayhew, Conrad Hagmayer, James Macy.
     21 March 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 125
4 April 1751
MARKLAND, MARGRET, Frederick Co
     To sons Matthew, Thomas Jones, & Michael Jones & sons-in- law Alexr. Read & Patrick Garland 5 sh. apiece.
     To dau. Margret, my wearing clothes & my saddle.
     To son & extr., Jonathan, all goods, chattels, & servants.
     Witn: William Williss, John Jacob, Thomas Howard.
     6 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 126
29 April 1751
FOUGHT, BALTISH, Frederick Co.
     To wife, Susanna Fought, a bed & a grey pacing mare Jeny.
     To eldest son, Baltish Fought, my dw. plntn & 100a.
     To youngest son, Jacob Fought, 100a of the upper part of my resurvey of Convenient.
     My s son Baltish, at age 25, is to pay L 4 to dau. Margret Shelman, wife of John Shelman & L 10 to dau. Cathrorence Fought.
     My s son Jacob, at age 25, is to pay L 10 to my youngest dau., Susana Fought.
     Each of my s 5 chldn. is to have an equ. share of my p. e.
     Extrs: Christian Cemp, Daniel Matthews, & my wife, Susana Fought.
     Witn: Peter Apple, Deuault Coons, John Coon.
     23 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn, & Christian Kemp & Daniel Matthews renounced the extrship.

Liber 28, folio 127
19 May 1749
MAGRUDER, ALEXANDER, Sr., Frederick Co.
     To son Nathaniel, Grubby Thickett 333a .
     To son Samuel, 214a taken up in partnership with Samuel Magruder 3d & 1/3 of 2 lots in Marlbrough.
     To son Ezakiah, 100a next Zachariah Magruders part of the land I live on, & on his mother d., the whole tract.
     To dau. Sarah, L 5.
     To dau. Elizabeth, for life, 100a taken up in partnership with Saml. Magruder 3d where Thomas Edmonston settled, & on her d. son Maximilan.
     To dau. Anna, negro girl Mercer.
     To dau. Eleanor, negro girl Eve.
     To wife, Anne, whom I leave extrx. with her son Nathaniell, negro wench Jenny.
     To my 5 chldn. Nathaniel, Samuel, Ezakiah, Anna, & Eleanor the rest of my p. e.
     Witn: Alex Beall, Samuell Magruder ye 3d, Zach Magruder.
     18 June 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 128
3 April 1751
PARKER, HUGH, Frederick Co., meerchant.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my 3 nephews: John, William, & Thomas Frohock.
     My extrs. are to apply to the land office of Lord Fairfax in Virginia to survey land I have obtained entries for there.
     Witn: Jarvis Hougham, Daniel Cresap, Nathan Wells, Barny Currun.
     19 June 1751, sworn to by Cresap & Wells.

Liber 28, folio 130
25 March 1747
JULIEN, JACOB, Prince George's Co., farmer.
     To wife, Catherine, the bed &all the hhold goods & a pacing mare & saddle & bridle.
     To dau. Rachell, the gray pacing mare, to be put out to her uncle Isaac or. John Julien
     To my bro. Stephen the grey horse, & to his son Isaac the inkhorn, & the rest of my creatures to be div. betw. the mother & the dau.
     Witn: Rene Julien, Isaac Bloomfield, James Beard.
     30 Aug. 1751, sworn to by John Beard, & Thomas Dowthitt swears to Bloomfield hand.

Liber 28, folio 131
11 April 1751
JARMAN, ROBERD, Worcester Co.
     To son Hennery Jarman, my dw. plntn, 100a on the SE side the River.
     To son Trever Jarman, 50a on the NW side the River.
     To son John Jarman, my hand mill.
     To son William Jarman 1 sh. sterl.
     To wife & extrx., Rachal Jarman, the rest of my m. e.
     Witn: Benja. Davis, Joseph Jones, John Chadburn.
     22 May 1751, sworn to by Davis & Jones.

Liber 28, folio 132
6 April 1751
TARR, MICHAEL, [Worcester Co.]
     To son Michael Tarr the 200a he lives on.
     To 2 sons, Ely & Samuel Tarr, equ. div., the 235a I live on, made of 2 tracts, Tender Dail & Chance.
     My wife, Sary, is to have quiet possn. where she now lives,
     Legacies: to son Samuel, a yearling mare & my old desk & new bed; to son Ely, a new desk at Stephen Handyes.
     Witn: John Sturgis, Adam Scott, William Harrison.
     10 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Sarah Tarr, widow, elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 133
17 April 1751
LILY, THOMAS, Worcester Co.
     To son Stepan Rily, 100a of Newport Pannel, where Adam Greyor lives, adj. Burtons land.
     To son Leven Riley, 100a of said tract beg. at the old Beaver Dam, where Burtons line & mine join, thence down the beaver dam to the line betw. Wats land & mine.
     To neighbor John Donelson, 3a of my land provided he make over part of his marsh to my son Thomas Rily.
     Elias Eavens may have the place where he lives if he pay the rent of L 8 for 6 yrs. to my extrx. who may pay them to son Leven age 21.
     Thomas Peel may live where Adam Greayer lives, paying the rent of L 5.10 till son Stephen is 21.
     To son Thomas Rily, 2 cows & calves, 6 ewes & lambs, & all my lands not before given.
     To daus. Elizabeth & Tabitha Rily, each 1/3 my m. e.
     To wife & extrx., Rachel, 1/3 my m. e.
     Witn: Adam Greer, Isaac Murray, Fenix Hall. Thoma Rdg
     31 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 7 June 1751, Rachel Rily, the widow, chose her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 135
8 May 1751
SWAINE, WILLIAM, Worcester Co.
     To son William Starten Swain, 50a with the plntn. where I live.
     To dau. Mary Swaine, a bed, a cow & calf, my young mare, a pewter dish, & a pot.
     To Joseph Jones, Jr., 40a on the N side Pocomoke R.
     To wife & extrx, Charity Swaine, my riding mare, a cow & calf, a pewter dish, a bed, & a spinning wheel.
     Witn: Benja. Davis, William Richards, Jr., John Basset.
     5 June 1751, sworn to by Basset & Richards, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 136
12 June 1751
TULL, JOHN, Worcester Co., planter.
     To wife, Ann, a bed that I had by her & 1/3 my whole e.
     To son William Tull, Smiths Choice, Hollands Discovery, & Newenton Green, a bed, a hand mill, & the working tools for the plntn.
     To dau. Mary Tull, a bed & Hucklebary Garding 100a.
     To dau. Ann Tull, a bed, L 8, & div. with dau. Mary, the residue of m. e.
     To son [John], 3 ewes & lambs.
     To daus. Elizabeth Peterkin & Sarah Nutter, L 1 each.
     Extrs: wife, Ann, & son William Tull.
     Witn:William Richards, William Weeb, Samuall Cobb.
     27 June 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 1 July 1751, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 137
9 May 1751
SMITH, JONAS, Worcester Co.
     To sister Margret Tingle, for 7 yrs., 150a in The Head of the Sound Neck.
     To sister Amey Smith, s 150a, Johnsons Lott, after 7 yrs.
     Extr: friend Abell Collings.
     Witn: Nathaniell Wyatt, William Tull, Sarah Dasey.
     1 July 1751, sworn to by Tull & Daisey.

Liber 28, folio 139
25 Feb. 1750
BURTON, FRANCESS, Worcester Co., widow.
     To son Richard Burton & daus. Cathern Morris, Elizabeth Burton, & Sarah Ingram, 5 sh. starl. apiece.
     To these s chldn., together with my grdchldn. Robert, William, John Russell, & Elizabeth Burton, chldn. of my eldest son, William Burton dec ; Elizabeth Hall & Sarah, Francess, Ann, John, & Tabitha Burton, chldn of son Richard Rurton; Ann Robertson & Elizabeth & Joseph Morris, chldn. of my dau. Catherine Morris; John Stratton, Elizabeth, William, & Ann Burton, chldn. of my dau. Elizabeth Burton; Joshua, John, Sarah, & William Burton, chldn. of my son John Burton; Ann & William Burton, chldn. ofmy son Joshua Burton; & Ann, William, & Joshua Ingram, my whole e. is to be equ. div. ,with exceptions.
     To son Joshua Burton, negro man Permoodea & negro woman Rachel, provided he pay L 20 to my e.
     Male legatees are to receive their shares when 21, & female when 18.
     To my friend Jacob Anderson, L 30 sterl., he & my bro. Joshua Roberson to be my extrs.
     Witn: William Carey, Jr., Ann Cary, Elizabeth Burton.
     23 March 1750, sworn to by the extrs., & 3 July 1751, sworn to by Wm. & Ann Carey.

Liber 28, folio 140
19 May 1751
HANDY, WILLIAM, Worcester Co., mariner.
     To son John Handy my e. r. & p.
     To aunt Esther Rayner, 40 sh. to be sent to her in the Bermudas.
     To wife, Jane Handy, for widhood, the rest of my e., including the part devised to son John, but if she mar. or otherwise jeopardize s John part, my bro.-in-law Joseph Scott shall take John care & e.
     Extrs: bro. Thomas Handy & wife, Jane Handy.
     Witn: Thomas Beavans, Alice Beavans, Jno. Sheldon
     7 Aug. 1751, sworn to by Sheldon & Tho. Beavans, & 8 Aug. 1751, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 142
15 April 1751
HUTSON, PHILIP, Kent Co., planter.
     To wife, Susannah Hutson, Pennitents Folly except my m. e. if she remain a widow, but if she mar., every child to have an equ. sh.
     To son James Hutson, Hutsons Adventure, a bed, & a young horse.
     Witn: John Yoakley, John Walls, Hannah McDaniell.
     7 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of James Hutson, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 143
26 March 1751
GRAVES, WILLIAM, Kent Co.
     To son Richard Graves, my dw. plntn., 100a of Buck Neck, 100a of Cunny Warring I bought of John Hasilhurst, [27a] of Doe Neck [I bought of] Richard Kennard, Prince William 90a, & the land I have since taken up by resurvey.
     To son William Hynson Graves, 268a of Cunny Warring 1000a beg. at a mulberry tree betw. Richard Willises fence & my quarter; Weigh Hill Down, 100a my father, Wm. Graves purchased of John Attickus of this co. dec ; & Hill Top, 100a adj. s Weigh Hill Down I bought of Mr. Simon Willmer of this co. dec . on the N side of a little br. of Worton Crk.
     Whereas Col. Nathaniel Hynson bequeathed his dau. Sarah Hynson, now my wife, all his Buck Neck, which is said to be entailed on the heirs of s Sarah, it may be lawful for my son Richard Graves to enter upon & enjoy s lands.
     To s son Richard, 2 negroes: Jonas & Jack, s. o. James.
     To s son Wm. Hynson, 2 negroes: Sam & Sesar.
     To dau. Mary Graves, lot in Chester Town I bought of George Garnett & a mullatto girl Araminta.
     To dau. Sarah Graves, negro girl Venus.
     If all my chldn. d. before they have lawful issue or age 21, I give my e. to my s wife for life & then to the male heirs of Nathaniel Hynson, Jr., William Frisby, & Samuel Budd.
     My wife & extx. is to agree with StephenBordley to collect all debts due me & for her the of the e. of Samuel Bennett I sold, & I give to to her my riding chair & horse Prince.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 4 chldn Richard, William Hynson, Mary, & Sarah - & s wife.
     Witn: PhilKennard, Richd. Frisbye, Thomas Hambling.
     Sworn to 3 May 1751 by Kennard & Frisby in presence of Richd. Graves, heir at law, & 9 May by Hambling.

Liber 28, folio 145
14 April 1751
JONES, THOMAS, Kent Co., Gent.
     Extrs: wife, Jane, & son William Jones.
     To s Jane Jones, for widhood, the home plntn., but if she mar., to son William.
     To son Thomas Jones, the 200a on the other side of the branch, but till he is 21, son Wm. is to have its use.
     All my m. e., equ. div., to John, Even, & Henry Jones, my 3 youngest sons, & daus. Margret, Mary, & Elizabeth Jones
     To s dau. Margret, a young gray horse branded TI.
     Witn: Patrick Lyans, John Garland, Thomas Jones. Thomas Jones
     29 May 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Wm. Jones, son & heir.

Liber 28, folio 146
1 April 1749
FRENCH, ZOROBABEL, Kent Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth French, for widhood, the 100a of Partnership where I dw.
     To son Zorobabel French, s 100a on s wife d. or mar., Burks 50a, Frenches Lott 22a, mare Molley, saddle, & 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Samuel French, 50a on the N side Dead Branch.
     To dau. Hannah Massy, mare Hynns, other livestock, a bed, other hhold furn., & 1 sh. sterl., which I gave her after she was mar.
     To grdson Abraham Massy, a heifer yearling.
     The residue of my m. e., equ. div., to my 4 chldn: Samuel French, William French, James Williamson French, & Sarah French.
     Witn: Thos. Gould, Sarah Gould, Mary Rosser.
     3 June 1751, sworn to by Thos. & Sarah Gould in presence of Zorobabel French, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 148
1 May 1751
WILMER, LAMBERT, Jr., Kent Co.
     To son Lambert Wilmer, my dw. plntn. & 2 part-tracts adj: Rich Levill & Lackin Addition.
     To sons James & William Wilmer, equ. div., Wilmere Arcada.
     Extrx: wife, Martha.
     Witn: Richard Caulk, Robert Maxwell, Cornelius Tision, S Wilmer.
     8 July 1751, sworn to by Simon Wilmer & Cornelius Tison.

Liber 28, folio 149
5 March 1748
[JOHNSON, WILLIAM, Kent Co.]
     To wife & extrx. [not named], 200a near Danl. Massys for widhood, but if she mar., 100a for life.
     To my bro. Holman Johnson, black mare Flye, negro boy George, & on s wife mar., the other 100a, & on her d., all 200a
     Witn: Jeremiah Wells, Daniel Pearce, Samll. Groome.
     17 July & 3 April 1749, sworn to by Wells & Pearce.

Liber 28, folio 150
21 Dec. 1749
GLEVES, JOSEPH, Kent Co.
     To son Samuel Gleves,2 tracts, The Maidens Lott & Howells Reings.
     To son John Gleves, the 38a I purchased of Soloman Brever & part of The Addition.
     If both s sons d. s. p., the 2 tracts willed to son John, to John Gleves, Jr., s. o. my bro. & extr., John Gleves.
     The residue of my p. e. is to be div. betw. my chldn. Saml. & John.
     Witn: Jno. Rasin, Edward Macan, Edwd. Drugan.
     3 Aug. 1751, affirmed by John Reasin (Quaker) & Solomon Breward refused to attend the probate, & 9 of same mo., sworn to by Drugan.

Liber 28, folio 151
25 Sept. 1749
PIERCE, GIDEON, Kent Co., Gent.
     To sons James & George Pierce, my dw. plntn., Colchester or Tolchester, equ. div. by Isaac Freeman & Cornelius Comegys, James to have first choice, & I confirm to them their lots in George Town.
     To sons Daniel & Nathaniel Pierce, Pierces Meadow, near the head of Sassafras, equ. div.
     Conjunct, near head of Chester, & the 100 & odd acres near head of Sassafras I bought of Wm Skinner are to be sold to pay debts.
     Adventure, the 100a I bought of Edward Harris, is to b e div. betw. John Haly & William Parker.
     To wife, Ann Pierce, negro woman Penny, & for life, my lot in George Town where Wm. Davis lived & on her d. to dau. Isabella.
     To dau. Mary Pierce, negro girl Phillis, & I confirm the lot in George Town I bought of George Skirvin & I gave her.
     To son Andrew Pearce, son Daniel Pearce, & son Nathaniel Pierce, each a choice of any lot in George Town.
     To dau. Sarah Kenard & grdson Wm. Pearce, s. o.my son Gideon Pearce, when 21, each L 5.
     To the heirs of my dau. Elizabeth Scott, 1 sh.
     My m. e. to be equ. div. among my chldn. James, George, Isabella, & Mary Pearce.
     Extrs: wife, Ann Pearce, & son James Pearce.
     That my dau. Rachel may have no further claim, I give her 5 sh. Witn: [The Revd.] G[eorge] W[illiam] Forester, Wm. Raisin, Colin Farguson.
     13 Aug. 1751, sworn to by Forester & Ferguson.

Liber 28, folio 153
22 April 1747
CONNOR, JOHN, Kent Co.
     To son James Connor, 100 guineas to be paid him by my wife when he is of age.
     To wife, Eliza. Connor, 1/3 of my ready money, debts, & wares & our dw. house on lot 41 for life, my plate & house furn., 2 negroes, Natt & Hannah, a chaise & horse Rubus.
     To dau. Isabela Connor, 1/3 my ready money, debts, & wares, my plate & house furn., her mother clothes, my riding horse Knight, negro woman Nancy, both her chldn., Duke & Phill, negro woman Calesto, the lot 41 fronting the prison & court house, & if she d. s. p., all to son James Connor.
     To son James, the other 1/3 my ready money, debts, & wares, the land Fancyes, negro boy Cordelia, the lot 41, but if he d. s. p., all to dau. Isabela.
     Extrs: wife, Eliza. Connor, Mr. William Dames, & son James Connor.
     Witn: Th[omas] Bordley, Jame[s] Smith, Jr., William McClean.
     14 Sept. 1751, sworn to by Bordley & Smith in presence of Isabella Connor, only child of testator alive at time of his d.

Liber 28, folio 155
18 March 1750/1
ALEXANDER, MARTIN, [Cecil Co.]
     Extrx: wife, Susana, who, on her 2d. mar., is to guarantee payment of L 30 to son Josiah when he comes to age.
     To son David, the plntn. where I dw. during his mother life, & on her d., the whole, provided he pay son James L 20 at age 21.
     To son Moses, the land in New Castle Co.[Delaware], provided he pay son Aaron L 15 at age 21.
     To son Eli, the land I purchased of Thos. Stratton, provided he pay son Amos L 15 at age 21.
     If any of my 3 s sons d. s. p., James shall succeed David, Aaron shall succeed Moses, & Amos shall succeed Eli, in s lands.
     To dau. Rebeccah, her bed & 4 ewes & lambs.
     To dau. Sarah, David bed within 3 yrs. or sooner if her mother please.
     To each of my sons David, Moses, Eli, James, Aaron, Amos, & Josiah 1 sh.
     If son David chldn. d. under age, son James shall still have this plntn.
     To sister Mary Lowry, for life, the part of Alexandria my father reserved to himself, & on her d., to her 6 daus.
     Witn: John Crosir, Richard Bouldin, Mary Coosign, Andrew Alexander.
     --- Aug. 1751, Thomas Nash & James Boulding have apprd. s Martin p. e. at L 117.10.6.
     16 Aug. 1751, [the will] sworn to by Alexander, Crozier, & Boulding in presence of David Alexander, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 157
1 March 1740
McCORMICK, HUGH, Cecil Co., labourer.
     The residue is to be put to my father, Francis McCormick, in Ireland by my extr. , the Revd. Joseph Graton, but if he does not think it proper to act, I appt. Dr. Hugh Matthews my extr.
     Witn: John Sims, Michael Newnan.
     13 May 1751, sworn to by John Sims (Michael Nunan being d.).
     30 May 1751, Joseph Greaton resigned extrship to Hugh Matthews, Jr., Cecil Co., chyrurgeon.

Liber 28, folio 157
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HOWARD, JOHN, [Cecil Co.]
     To wife, Alice, all effect in moneys, wares, & merchandise & all debts..
     Witn: Michael McDonald, Maurice Ward, John Thomas.
     8 June 1751, sworn to by McDonald & Ward.

Liber 28, folio 158
1 Dec. 1750
WEALIN, JOHN, Charles Co.
     To John Boyl, my best soot of close.
     To Martha Harrill, my nees, young cow & calf on day of her mar.
     To William Harril, my 2d best soot of close, & to his mother, 7 yds. of brown linning.
     To Elizabeth Robins, a yr.-old ewe.
     To Sarah Athey, wife of William Athey, a yr.-old ewe.
     To Henny Downes, s. o. Mary Clarke, a young cow at age 21.
     To mother & extrx., Marthew Wealin, the residue.
     Witn: Thos. Marshall, Joseph Williams, Mildred Owen.
     22 June 1751, sworn to by Marshall & Williams.

Liber 28, folio 159
20 May 1747
HAWKINS, SARAH, Charles Co., widow.
     To dau. Eleanor Hawkins, 6 silver teaspoons & other hhold furn., small horse Tawn, & a womans saddle.
     To dau. Mary Hawkins, the best bed & a womans saddle.
     To daus. Ann Hanson & Eliza. Doncastle, each 1 sh. sterl.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among these chldn: Eleanor, Mary, Randolph, Morris, John, & Thomas Marshall Hawkins.
     To my extr., Saml. Hanson, Jr., the care of sons Randolph, Morris, & Jno. Hawkins till they are 21.
     To his uncle, Mr. John Hawkins, Sr., the care of son Thos. Marshall Hawkins till he is 21, but if s John d., to s Saml. Hanson, Jr.
     Witn: George Harley, Eliza, Dickens, Eliza. Hughs. Sarah X Hawkins
     24 June 1751, sworn to by Harley & Dickens.

Liber 28, folio 160
18 Oct. 1750
BARNES, MARY, Charles Co., widow.
     To son William Theobalds, a mourning ring worth 20 sh, sterl.
     To dau. Mary Swann, all my clothes & my riding mare & saddle.
     To grdson John Theobalds, a bed.
     To grdson John Swan, a mare colt.
     To dau. & extrx., Charity Theobalds, the residue.
     Witn: Jos. M. Semmes, Rachel Semmes, Elinor Semmes.
     20 July 1751, sworn to by Joseph M. & Elinor Semmes.

Liber 28, folio 161
5 Nov. 1748
CARTWRIGHT, PETER, Charles Co.
     To 2 sons, Robert & Thomas, equ. div., Western Addition, in St. Mary's Co. near the head of Chaptico Bay, & if either d. s. p., to son Samuel, & if he d. s. p., to next surviving son.
     To son Gustavus, 23a (purchased of John Slye) of Lapworth adj. my dw. plntn. & negro girl Lucey.
     To wife, Esther Cartwright, negro man Roger.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Extrs: son Thomas Cartwright & wife, Esther Cartwright.
     Witn: Sam Chunn, Peter Dent, John Tuel.
     22 July 1751, sworn to by Dent & Tuel, the heir at law having absconded 4 yrs. ago.

Liber 28, folio 163
9 April 1751
CLEMENTES, EDWARD, Charles Co.
     To grddau. Maryan Clementes, 2 negroes, Fenne & Hery, & 6 silver teaspoons, to be kept for her by my wife till age 16 or mar.
     To wife, Susana, 1/3 the residue & 5000 lb. tob.
     Extrs: son Willm. Clementes & wife, Susana Clementes.
     Witn: I[gns.] Doyne, Ignatus Matthews.
     31 Aug. 1751, sworn to by Matthews.

Liber 28, folio 163
6 Sept. 1751
BOVEY, FRANCIS, St. Marys, Co. of Cornwall, England, mariner.
     I confirm the will I made & left with my wife in England for my affairs in Maryland & Virginia & appt. Capt. John Humphry extr of my will in trust for my wife, in England.
     Witn: Jno. Bond, Philip Key, Richard Chesson. Francis Bovey
     23 Sept. 1751, sworn to by Key.

Liber 28, folio 164
11 March 1751[sic]
VANRISHWICK, THOMAS, Sr., St. Mary Co.
     To son John Vanrishwick, the plntn where he lives, & 12a of White Acor.
     To son Thoms Vanrishwick, on the d. of my wife, the plntn. I live on.
     To sons John & Thomas Vanrishwick, on the d. of my wife, my mill.
     To wife & extrx., Anne Vanrishwick, for life, the residue of my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Elextius Knott, James Sissell, Charles Neale.
     2 July 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 7 Aug. 1751 the widow stood to the will

Liber 28, folio 165
15 Feb. 1750/1
MULLIKIN, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co.
     To brother Thomas Mullikin, the land my father gave me, now in possn. of my mother, Eliza. Mullikan, & my p. e.
     Extr: John Lamar, Jr.
     Witn: John Lamar, Jr., Joseph Ray, Jr., William Mockbee.
     28 Aug. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 166
11 June 1751
LIVERS, ARNOLD, Prince George's Co.
     I have 2 500a tracts, Dukes Wood on Linganore, Frederick Co., & Arnolds Chance, on Little Pipe Crk., a lot in Nottingham, & a lot in Marlborough, Prince George Co., which 2 [last] my extrx. is to sell to pay debts.
     Arnolds Delight, 1074a in Frederick Co., I give to my chldn. Anthony, Arnold, Mary, & Rachel, equ. div. at age 21 yrs. or mar.
     To son Robert Livers, the tracts I bought of Col. Henry Darnall & John Miller & the part given me by Henry Darnall, Esq., late dec , 330a reputed to be the plntn. where I live, to be enjoyed by my wife for widhood.
     To grdson Arnold Elder, Ogles Good Will, 100a adj. William Elders plntn.
     To grddau. Anne Livers, d. o. son James Livers, L 50 to be paid at age 21 by my 5 chldn Anthony, Arnold, Robert, Mary, & Rachel L 10 apiece.
     To grddau. Eliza. Elder, negro girl Leoba.
     To dau. Jacoba Clementine Elder, a copper still.
     To wife & extrx., Helena Livers & my s 5 chldn., equ. div., the rest of my e. r. & p.
     Overseer: friend Dudley Digges, for which I give him L 5.
     Witn: Charles Beaven, Charles Beaven Blanford, Robert Soper, Frances Early.
     28 Aug. 1751, swrn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 168
2 March 1750
EDMONDSON, SAMUEL, Talbot Co.
     To sister & extrx.,Rachel Edmondson, slaves Peter, Abner, & Judith & all the rest of my e.
     Witn: Robert Harwood, W[illiam] Thomas, Rachel Herbert.
     11 July 1751, sworn to by Thomas & affirmed by Harwood (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 169
25 Aug. 1751
HICKS, HENRY, Baltimore Co.
     To friend William Roberson, my home plntn. with Hicke Adventure, 82a of Bonds Forest I bought of Thos. Bond, & 18a of reserve land, all adj.
     The land in The Forrest I leased from Charles Carroll is to be sold & the money & the rest of my p. e. equ. div. among my chldn.
     To Leban Hogg, a good bed, other hhold furn., & livestock.
     To son James Hicks, a desk.
     Extrs: wife [not named] & Leban Hogg.
     Witn: Thos. Bond, Jr., Isaac Bull, Nehemiah Hicks.
     20 Sept. 1751, affirmed by Bond (Quaker) & sworn to by the other 2 witn., & the widow chose her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 170
14 Feb. 1750
CAMERON, ANTHONY, Kent Co., farmer.
     To friend & extr., John Maxwell, s. o. Robert Maxwell of Kent Co., all my e. with 1 exception.
     To Margaret McCragh, for life, the use of 1/3my e., & on her d., to s John Maxwell, but if he d. s. p., to his bros. & sisters: William Maxwell, Robert Maxwell, Jr., Rachel Maxwell, & Ruth Maxwell equ. div.
     Witn: Ja[mes] Read, John Findly, Sa[rah] Read. Anthony Cameron
     25 Sept. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 171
5 Sept. 1751
DAVIS, MEREDITH, Prince George's Co.
     To wife, Ann Davis, & sons Charles & Meredith Davis, equ. div., all my m. e., except negroes Benboy & Nancy, to s Meredith.
     To son Charles Davis, the 100a of West Failure [Westphalia?] I live on.
     To s wife, for widhood, the rest of s tract that belongs to me.
     To son Meredith Davis, 104a of Bails Benenolence, Good Luck (in Frederick Co.), & Josiah at the end adj. Good Luck.
     To son Charles Davis, New Park 136a, Merediths Hunting Quarter, 498a near the mouth of Monockesy, a small tract on the upper side of Monockesey near the upper ford, & The Meredith, 200+a on the Senecar which last 3 are to be sold & the money equ. div. among s wife & sons Charles & Meredith.
     Friends Good Will, 57a near Henry Balingers, to son Meredith Davis.
     To Postumous Clegett, Lost Breeches, 100a on Senecar.
     Extrs: friend Joseph Cowman & son Meredith Davis.
     Witn: Richd. Gibson, James Harrison, Henrietta Harrison.
     28 Sept. 1751, sworn to by Gibson & James Harrison in presence of Charles Davis, heir at law, & the widow fled to her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 173
23 Nov. 1730
YOURI, MICHEL, [Prince George's Co.]
     To wife, Margaritt Youri, Smyrna, 400a near the mouth of Slegoe, in Calverton Manor; Yarrowhead, 120a on the N side Potomock leased by Joseph Chew; all my hhold g. & c.; & I make her extrx. of all my bills & notes due to me in England & elsewhere.
     To s wife, negro man Petter & negro woman Perthenay.
     Witn: David Thomas, John Dunchly.
     28 Sept. 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 174
17 Nov. 1750
CHARLES, LORD BALTIMORE, Kingdom of Ireland.
     To Thomas Bladen of St. James Westminster Parish, Middlesex Co., Esq., Samuel Ogle, Esq., Governor of Maryland, John Sharpe of St. Andrew Helborne, Middlesex Co., Esq., & Samuel Farrant of Lower Thames St., London, Gent., all my r. e. in Great Britain, my province of Maryland, & all other r. e. in Great Britain, Maryland, & Avalon, to these uses:
     To the use of my only son, Frederick Calvert, for life, & on his d. to the use of any sons, & in default of such issue, to the use of daus., & in default of such issue, to Louisa, my eldest dau., subject to L 20,000 for Caroline, my youngest dau. (above the L 5000 by my mar. settlement) at age 21 or mar., but if she d. before age 21 or mar., s L 20,000 shall sink into my s e.
     To Benjamin Calvert, Esq., my Manor of Anne Arundel in Anne Arundel Co..
     To s Thos. Bladen, Saml. Ogle, John Sharpe, John Browning of Somerst House Stable Yard, Gent., & Saml. Farrant, my r. e. in Ireland, & they shalll permit Mrs. Cecil Bressan of s Somerset House Stable Yard the income of s e. for herself & her 2 sons, Charles & Augustus Bressan [both under 21].
     To s Bladen, Ogle, Sharpe, & Farrant, my r. e. in Lesden or elsewhere in Erithe Parish, Kent Co., & in Argyle St., Hanover Square, Middlesex Co. & my p. e. for the use of Mrs. Jane Newton of s Erithe Parish for life & I give her L 100 per annum.
     To s Bladen, Ogle, Sharpe, & Farrant, L 1000 in trust for Mary, Jane, Philip, & Catherine Hyde, the 4 youngest chldn of my sister Jane Hyde.
     To s Ogle, Bladen, Sharp, Browning, & Farrant, L 500 apiece in hopes they will execute the trust reposed in them by this will.
     To John Sowers, who lives with me, L 500.
     To every one of my servants who have no legacy before given, a year wages.
     I appt. s Bladen, Ogle, Sharpe, & Farrant extrs.
     Witn: Math. Blakiston, James Soleirol, Matthew Friend.
     Codicil, 19 Dec. 1750. To my s 2 daus., Caroline & Louisa, L 5000 apiece.
     Witn: Matthew Friend, John Maintru.
     10 May 1751, these presents were sealed at London.

Liber 28, folio 180
29 Oct. 1750
WOOLLFORD, THOMAS, Dorchester Co.
     To wife, Sarah Woollford, for life, my dw. plntn., part of several tracts, beg. at a water hole by the house where Walter dw. half way cross the neck to the back crk. dividing Woollfords Foresight in the middle, down the back crk & up Fishing Crk.
     My son Thomas Woollford may have Liberty to sell & dw. on part of s land, & on s wife d. all her land.
     To son Roger Woollford, part of Addition to Spite, beg. at the end of the S line of Addition to Johns Point with White Marsh Br. James Trego bounded tree.
     To son Stevens Woollford, part of several tracts, beg. at s water hole.
     To dau. Nancy Woollford, negro girl Sabina, a dozen pewter plates, & 2 pewter dishes.
     To son Bartholomew Woollford, Woollfords Purchase, 142a on the head of Tobacco Stick Bay & part of Phillips Chance adj.
     To son Levin Woollford, Woollfords Spite 50a, the land added, & White Marsh,where Wm. Mills dw.
     To son James Woollford, Woollfords Range 150a.
     To son John Woolford, Sand Dish, 50a on Blackwater, Addition to Sand Dish, & James Island, a small tract in the White Marsh.
     The remainder of a tract formerly Woollfords Inheritance is to be sold.
     If son Bartholomew d. under age, his land to son James, & if son Levin d. under age, his land to son John.
     The residue is to be div. among my 8 chldn.
     Extrs: s wife & sons Roger & Stevens Woollford.
     Witn: Wm. Murray, Thomas Eskridge, Sarah Jones, & Rosanna Tootell.The widow stood to the will.
     2 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Eskridge & Tootell.

Liber 28, folio 182
3 May 1751
BENSON, PERRY, Talbot Co.
     To dau. Rebecca, 500 lb. tob. to be laid out by son James, my extr., in clothing for her.
     To dau. Margaret, L 5 to be discounted out of her husband obligation to me.
     To dau. Ann, Grantom, which I hold by a mtge. from Frances Elbert, 2 negroes, Titus & Stepney, 2 beds, livestock, L 5, & lb. tob., & a room in my dw.house so long as she is single.
     For preventing dispute over my fathers lands, my bro. Nicholas Bensonare is to hold them as if conveyed by me & my sisters to hold them without any claim from my heirs.
     To son James, the rest of my e. r. & p, & he is to take care of the lands [sic] now under my care William Davis & William Start - & keep them at school & take care that s Davis filial portions, both of his father & of his mother, be paid when he comes to age or chooses a guardn.
     All accts. depending betw. bro Nicholas Benson, Ephraim Start, & me be acquitted & discharged.
     Witn: William Hews, Jonat[han] Harrison, John Mathis.
     Codicil, 4 May 1751, my dau. Ann is not to have any of the stock of hhold goods possd. by my son James.
     10 Oct. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn, & 19 Oct. 1751 the codicil sworn to by Jonathan Harris & John Matthews.

Liber 28, folio 184
4 Aug. 1751
HENDERSON, JACOB, Prince George's Co., Clerk, Rector of Queen Ann Parish
     To wife, Mary Henderson, for life, the use of all my lands Ducketts Hope & Jacobs Addition all my negroes, livestock, & hhold goods, the interest of L 1900 sterl. given to the Incorporated Society in Dublin for promoting English Protestant Schools, L 200 sterl.
     To Robert Tyler (s. o. Robert Tyler by my wife niece), on my wife d., the s tracts, provided he give his sister Mary Tyler 200a good land out of the land he has in this neighborhood; also to him, The Ridge, which I purchased of Joyce Gladstone & her dau.
     To Mrs. Elizabeth Denune, wife of Dr. William Denune, L 30 sterl.
     To John Duvall, Inspector, L 30 sterl.
     To s Mary Tyler, negro girl Pegg.
     To my 6 nephews & 2 nieces, chldn. of Thomas Thompson by my sister Mary, 1 sh. each.
     To my 2 half-bros. & 2 half-sisters in Ireland, chldn. of my mother by John Harrison, 1 sh. each.
     To Mary Watson, d. o. David Watson, negro boy Terry.
     The residue, in England, Ireland or elsewhere, after the d. of my wife, to the Honourable the Incorporated Society in London for the Propogation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
     Extrs: Robert Tyler & my wife.
     Witn: Jas. Beck, Willm. Goe, Jr., Thomas Wells.
     26 Oct. 1751, sworn to by Goe & Wells, & the widow stood to the will. See further probate in DD#1:789.

Liber 28, folio 186
13 Feb. 1748
CANNON, JAMES, Sr., Dorchester Co.
     To eldest son James, Frenchship 100a.
     To son William, Goshen with all the land of resurvey.
     To dau. Sarah Minors, wife of Robert Minors, 10a on the river, negro woman Jean, negro girl Lide, 2 cows & calves, & a bed, & her d. or m., to her & Robert chldn. equ. div.
     To son Joseph, 50a of Cannons Discovery, 100a in Worcester Co.
     To son Matthew, Spring Hill 40a & the 50a of Regulation on that side Muddy Crk.
     To son Isaac, Wooden Mine, 18a of sipris swamp in Worcester Co. & L 10.
     To son Jacob, 100a of Regulation - 50a on the river with my warf & 50a on the NW end.
     To son Jeremiah, my dw. plntn. with the remainder of Regulation, about 200a.
     To wife, Sarah, a case of drawers, & she & son James to be extrs.
     Witn: William Clarkson, Jr., Jesse Tull, Beniah Clarkson, Barzillai Clarkson.
     13 Dec. 1751, sworn to by Wm. & Barzillai Clarkson.

Liber 28, folio 188
7 Oct. 1751
THEOBALDS, WILLIAM, Charles Co.
     To son John Theobalds, Planters Delight 100a & 100a of St. Nicholas adj.
     To 2 sons Clement & William Theobalds, equ. div., my lands in Durham Parish: St. Johns 100a, St. Johns Addition 100a, Theobalds Purchase 100a, & 36a of Wades Addition; if either son d. s. p., his land to son Prior Theobalds, & if both d. s. p., to my 2 sons Prior & Theophilus Theobalds.
     To s son John, negro man Bobb.
     To s son Clement, negro man Jack & negro girl Sarah.
     To s son William, negro man George & negro girl Phillis.
     To s son Prior, negro boy Tom & negro woman Hannah.
     To s son Theophilus, negro girls Dido, Lucy, & Jenny.
     The residue to be equ. div. among my s sons: John, Clement, William, Prior, & Theophilus.
     Extrs: sons John & Clement Theobalds.
     Witn: W[illiam] Hanson, Alexr. Macpherson, Jr., Duncan MacRae.
     2 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Hanson & Macpherson in presence of John Theobalds, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 190
-------------1745
HAWKINS, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To 2 sons Noble & James, equ. div.,my 2 lots, each 73a, near Piscattaway Crk., part of Stones Delight & called Comptons Tenement &De Gregoes Lott, but if either or both d. s. p., to son John, & if John d. s. p., to next son, William, & if Wm. d. s. p., to next son, Samuel, & if he d. s. p., to dau. Mary Eleanor.
     To son Thomas, L 5 at age 21
     The residue is to be div. among my chldn. Noble, James, John, William, Samuel, & Mary Eleanor Noble & James, as they have the land, to have shares.
     Extrs: Mr. Joseph Noble, Sr., & my bro. Mr. John Hawkins, Sr.
     Witn: Thomas Roberts, Ann Phillips, Peter Robinson.
     9 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Robinson. The deposition of Ann Boswell, alias Phillips, is carried to fo. 460.

Liber 28, folio 191
--- Sept 1751
KININMONT, JOHN, Talbot Co.
     To John Kininmont, son & heir to my bro. Andrew Kininmont, 1/3 the land bought in partnership betw. Benjamin, John, & Andrew Kininmont, that is, the plntn. in possn. of Richard Barrow; also to him, 1/3 Kininmonts Delight.
     To son Andrew Kininmont, the remainder of lands afs , but if he d. s. p., the s lands where my dw. house is to my wife, Agnes, for life, she paying to Benjamin, s. o. Saml. Kininmont 500 lb. tob. a year, & on her d., to s John & the other to s John now, but if s son & my wfe both d. before s Benjamin, s John is to pay him 1000 lb. tob. a year.
     To son Andrew Kininmont, all my p. e., & if he d. s. p., to s wife for life.
     Extrx: wife, Agnes Kininmont.
     Witn: Richd. Grason, Richd. Wolman Start, Rebecah Edwrds.
     9 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 193
8 Dec. 1747
HUNT, JOHN, St. Michaels Parish, Talbot Co.
     To dau. Mary Mackway, Fools Parredice & 50a beg. at the S end of Selvey & adj. s Fools Parredice & Matthew Tilghman land & if her heirs d. s. p., to son Peter Hunt.
     To son Peter Hunt, the rest of my lands, & to him & dau. Mary Mackway, the residue of my p. e.
     Extrx: wife, Mary Hunt, but if she d. before a full admin., son Peter Hunt & son-in-law Patrick Mackway are to be extrs.
     Witn: Thomas Camper, William Banning, Thomas Richardson, George Tempell.
     26 No. 1751, sworn to by Camper, Temple, & Banning.

Liber 28, folio 194
7 April 1751
CLIFFIN, JOHN, Somerset Co.
     To eldest son Michl., the plntn. I live on after my wife widhood, my smiths tools, & 15 sh. toward his schooling.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn & wife, but if she mar., her share to s chldn.
     To sons Jonathan & George, a gun apiece, & to son Jonathan, 30 sh. toward his schooling.
     To child in the womb, 30 sh. toward learning & an equ. share.
     Extrx: wife, Hannah Cliffin.
     Witn: Willm. Edgill, Wi;lliam Evens, Benjamin Benston.
     28 Sept. 1751, sworn to by Evans & Benston, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 195
30 April 1751
BOSTON, ISAAC, Somerset Co., planter.
     To son Isaac Boston, negro man Jeffery if he pay son Samuel Boston L 10, my handmill, a bed, a ewe & lamb, & the Black Gun.
     To son David Boston, the land & marsh from Maromsco Crk. running to the woods betw. the Farm Field & the field Samuel Marchel lived in, negro boy Adam if he will pay son Solomon, L 20 when he is of age, & David mare.
     To son Samuell Boston, the rest of my land on the W side Moromsco Crk., a cow & calf, & a ewe & lamb.
     To son Nabuth Boston, the the land n the W side Moromsco Crk. not given to son David, & to s Nabuth when he comes to age, the first child of my negro woman Amy.
     My son David is to be for himself when I d., & he is to keep all that belongs to sons Solomon & Naboth till they come of age, & forthe use of s Solomon portion, he shall give him a year schooling & have him bound to a trade at 16, & for the use of Naboth, both portion he shall give him 2 year schooling & have him bound to a trade at 16.
     To dau. Rebecca Boston, when she is of age, the 2d child nego woman Amy has.
     To dau. Martha, when she is of age, the 3d child s Amy has.
     To dau. Abigal White, a small oval table.
     To dau. Sarah Boston, s negro woman Amy on the d. of mywife, a bed, & a cow & calf.
     To wife & extrx., Rachel, for widhood, the my plntn. I live on, & my son Isaac is to get her fire wood for the 3 winter months & my son David to get her fire wood for 2 months a yr., & she is to have the keeping of my 3 chidn. Martha, Rebecca, & Daniel - till they are of age.
     To son Daniel Boston, negro boy London, & both are to be bound to a trade at age 16.
     The residue is to be equ div. among my chldn. Solomon, Naboth, Rebecca, Martha, & Daniel Boston.
     JefferyLong & Purnell Outten are to appraise my e., & s Long & Thomas Marshel are to be gardeners of my chldn.
     Witn: Purnell Outten, Lazarus Boston, Esaw Boston, Sr.
     28 Sept. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3 for both r. & p. e.

Liber 28, folio 198
22 Dec. 1747
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, Sr., Somerset Co., planter.
     To wife, Elesebeth Williams, for widhood, my land Babush Hall, & then equ. div. betw. sons Arther Williams & Job Williams, & if either d. s. p., to son John Williams; also to wife for widhood, my m. e.
     On s wife d., my m. e. is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: Mary, Elesebeth, Jemima, & John Williams.
     To son William Williams, 1 sh. sterl.
     Witn: John Roach, Rebeckah Roach, Sarah Roach.
     28 Sept. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn

Liber 28, folio 199
22 Aug. 1747
RIGGEN, JOHN, Somerset Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Ann Riggen, for widhood, my p. e. & all the land on that side of the branch my dw. house is on.
     To son-in-law Robert Dukes, on her d., a pot & a 2-yr.-old haafer.
     On s wife d., my e. is to be equ. div. among Sabarah Riggen, , Alies Ward, Jonathan Riggen, John Riggen, Stephen Riggen, William Riggen, Alice Ward, & Rachel Dyes.Witn: John Roach, John Johnson, Thomas Cullen.
     25 Oct. 1751, sworn to by John Roach & Thos. Cullin.

Liber 28, folio 200
19 Aug. 1751
BANISTER, THOMAS, Somerset Co., planter.
     To 2 sons William & Charles Banister, my plntn & lands: To William, land on the S side a br. I have a bridge over & from the head of s br. with a line to an old school house; to Charles, land over the bridge.
     To son Zekiel Banister, Woolf Harber, Bares Chase, & Lo Ground, on Kings Br.
     S 3 sons are to pay son Mitchell Banister L 30 apiece, or he is to have an equ. part of my lands.
     To dau. Mary Heath, my riding horse & 2 3-yr.-old steers.
     To wife, Sarah Banister, 1/3 my e., & she & son William are to be extrs.
     All my chldn. unmar. to care of my 3 bros: Charles Banister, Isaac Mitchell, & John Robins.
     The residue to my 5 youngest chldn: William, Mitchell, Charles, Zekiell, & Leah Banister.
     Witn: Joseph Roe, John Roach, James Clark, Abigill Murrow.
     2 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Roe, Clark, & Abigail Murray.

Liber 28, folio 201
19 Oct. 1749
GILES, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.
     To son Thomas Giles, Giles Lot.
     To son William Giles, Sallop 250a & Parremores First Choice, the 300a I live on, negro boy Batt, a toke of oxen with plow & harrow.
     The rest of my m. e. is to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
     Extr: son William Giles.
     Witn: Daniel Jackson, Edwd. Bennett, Samuel Jarvis.
     23 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 202
23 Sept. 1751
ANDERSON, JACOB, Worcester Co., but now in Kent Co., upon Delaware, merchant.
     To bro. Isaac, negro boy Absolom.
     To bro. Isaack Anderson & sister Catherine Sherrard, all e. r. & p. with these exceptions:
     My e. is to be div. so that s Isaack & his chldn. & s Catherine & her chldn. each have a share.
     To Jacob Anderson, s. o. my bro. Abraham, as being called after me, L 50, to be in the care of my extrs. in the Jersies till he is 21.
     Extrs: Robert Burton, s. o. Wm. Burton, & Joseph Carter, of my e. in or near Maryland, & bro. Isaack Anderson, Joseph Decoe, & James Johnson, of my e. in the Jersies.
     Witn: Nicholas Powel, Edward Norman, Rebecca Powel, Willm. Hazard.
     27 Sept. 1751, Dover on Delaware, sworn to by Nicholas Powel & Rebecca, his wife, & Edwd. Norman,
     who said testator hands were so cramped by his disorder he could not write his name at length.

Liber 28, folio 204
20 Sept. 1751
PURNALL, LEVI, [Worcester Co.]
     To son Thomas Purnall, the S 50a of Purnalls Adventer.
     To friend William Holand, the other 50a of s tract.
     Witn: John Hamond, John Greer, Jam[e]s Porter.
     6 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 205
30 Sept. 1751
TOWNSEND, ELIZABETH, Worcester Co., widow.
     To son & extr. Dantford Townsend, my dw. plntn., Porters Discovery 232 in Nassawattux Neck.
     To 2sons, Daniel & Dantford Townsend, equ. div., 50a back in the woods as mentioned in their father will.
     Witn: Jno. Sheldon, Robert Dukes, Jemima Dukes.
     6 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Rbt. & Jemima Dukes.

Liber 28, folio 206
10 May 1751
HALL, JOHN, Worcester Co., wheelwright.
     To mother, Margaret Hall, the money & effects in the hands of Samuel Smock with the mortgage.
     To Hugh Hall, at the d. of my mother, who is to have its use till then, Halls Discovery.
     To bros. Adam Hall & Phinix Hall, L 5 each.
     To sister Sarah Hall, L 150 & my negro girl Ester.
     To Joshaway Hall, William Jurden Hall, & Hugh Hall L 5 apiece.
     To the Session of the Presbetaren Congregation at Snow Hill, L 10.
     The residue of my p. e. to Adam Hall, my extr. Witn: A[dam] Spence, Mary Spence, Berry Spence.
     6 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 207
12 Jan. 1750
MILLS, SAMUEL, Worcester Co.
     To cuzen Smith Mills, all my land S of a div. line beg. at the mouth of the Half-Mile Br.
     To son Hugh Mills, my land S of the bounds hereafter mentioned, that is, to begin at the upper side of a new causeway Joseph Stevenson has made across the beaver dam to a white oak on the W side the county road & negro girl Judah.
     To son John Mills, the plntn. I live on & all my land N of the land of Hugh Mills to a place once the Mudd Wall House, negro boy Toby, after the d. of my wife, negro woman Filis, & my principal stock of hogs.
     To son William Mills, the rest of my land N of where the Mudd Wall House stood, negro man Harry & negro girl Uina..
     To son Nathaniel, the first child negro Filis brings.
     To wife, Francis, 1/3 my e. not yet mentioned & 1/3 my manor plntn.
     The residue is to b e equ. div. among my 4 sons Nathaniel, Hugh, John, & William Mills.
     Extrs: wife, Francis, & son John.
     Witn: Elisha Jones, George Greer, Moses Mills.
     29 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Jones & Greer, & 30 Nov. 175, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 209
11 Sept. 1751
HOULT, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
     To sons Raphel & John Hoult, equ. div., the land I live on.
     To my chldn. Raphael, John, Susanna, Mary, Sarah, Robert & Matthew Hoult & the child my wife goes with, my p. e. equ. div.
     Extrx. wife, Lucretia Hoult.
     Witn: Justn. Jordan, Ignatius Wheeler, Jr., John Williams.
     19 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Wheeler & Williams, & the widow wlwcted her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 209
9 April 1751
DEMMETT, WILLM, Baltimore Co.
     To son James Demett, Sr., wife, Sarah Demitt, dau. Elizth. Bosley, & grdson James Demett, Jr., s. o. Wm. Demett, Jr., my e. equ. div.
     To son Wm. Demmett, Jr., 1 sh. sterl.
     To Sarah Green, an orphan girl living with me, a cow calf.
     Extr: son James Demmett.
     Witn: Richd. Bodingham, Sutton Sicklemore, Constant Sicklemore.
     8.[Oct.] 27, 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 210
12 Aug. 1751
BOWEN, JONAS, Baltimore Co.
     To son John Bowen at age 16, all my lands, & out of my p. e. mare Lady, 2 stone colts, & a note from my bro. Saml. Bowen for L 11 for schooling.
     To dau. Violetto Bowen, if s John d. s. p., the aboves things at age 16 or mar. & a gold ring that belonged to her mother, Mary.
     To dau. Cloe Bowen, a side saddle, a bed, & a pair of stays, & she is to be at her own Liberty.
     Joseph Green & his wife, Mary Green, are to bring up my chldn. John & Violeto Bowen
     Francis Sollers & my sister Elizabeth Sollers are to bring up my youngest dau., Mary Bowen.
     My wife, Elizabeth Bowen, is to have my 2 plow cretures, a horse & a mare.
     Extrs: wife, Elizabeth Bowen, & friend Joseph Green.
     Witn: A[braham] Eaglestone, Edward Bowen, Robert Green; the widow chose her 1/3.
     18 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 212
5 Nov. 1751
PRATT, HENRY, Queen Annes Co., planter.
     To son Robert Pratt, Pratts Hope 100a & a horse & saddle.
     To chldn. Henry, John, Thomas, Rebecca, & Benjamin Pratt, my p. e. equ. div.
     Extr: friend John Emerson.
     Witn: Henry Pratt, John May, Ann Watkins.
     14 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 213
2 March 1750/1
TIM, JOHN, Queen Anns Co.
     To son Absalam Tim, Society Hill & 25a of Society Hills Addition.
     To son William Tim, Golden Rod Ridge.
     To wife, Sarah Tim, for widhood, my dw. plntn., & after, to son Vincent Tim, s land, Tims Arcadia.
     To son Jabase Tim, 50a of Society Hills Addition.
     My s wife is to have my p. e. for widhood, & then equ. div. to my 4 youngest chldn: William, Vincent, Sarah, & Jabase Tim.
     My chldn Absalom Tim, Mary Harrington, & Lydia Kem are to keep what they have of my p. e.
     Witn: John Burk, Elizabeth Baily, Robert Davis, Solomon Tadwin, Sarah Sumpter.
     28 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Davis, Sumpter, & Bailey, & letter from Absalom Tim, heir at law, said he had no objection.

Liber 28, folio 214
21 Oct 1751
LATHAM, AARON, Cecil Co.
     To dau. Hester, L 3.
     To son & extr., John Latham, all my land & the residue.
     To dau. An, wife of John Holtham, 5 sh.
     Witn: Rd. Thompson, Tomo[thy] Roberts, Elizabeth Gallaway.
     5 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 215
6 Oct. 1751
HODGSON, RICHARD, Cecil Co., farmer.
     To bro. Martha, 3 half-worn suits that belonged to my bro. Joseph.
     To Martha[ ] son John, a little squerel gun.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. wife, Sarah Hodgson, & dau. Elezebeth Hodgson.
     Extrs: James O agan & wife, Sarah Hodgson.
     Witn: Ben. Elsbery, Richard Chandler, John O ryan.
     24 Oct. 1751, sworn to by Elsbury & O ryan.

Liber 28, folio 216
30 Oct. 1751
RICKETTS, EVAN, Cecil Co., planter.
     To wife, Rachel, my best bed.
     Extrs: David Ricketts & my wife bro. William Ward.
     Witn: B[enedict] Pennington, John Kees, John Husband.
     2 Dec. 1751, sworn to by Pennington & Husbands.

Liber 28, folio 217
18 Aug. 1751
WILMER, LAMBERT, Kent Co.
     To dau. Rebecca, the part of Stepney betw. Tilghman & Foxley Grove on the NW, the main road from my mill to Chestertown the SW, the head line of the Town on the SE, & the main road up country by William Ringgolds on the NE, but if she d. s. p.,to son Simon, who will properly take it as heir at law, but if he d. s. p., to my wife, for life, & then to my 3 nephews, James Moore, Jr.(s. o. James Moore), Lambert Wilmer (s. o. my bro. William), & Geo. Wm. Forrester, Jr. (s. o. Geo. Wm. Forrester).
     To son & heir, Simon the rest of my r. e., but if he d. s. p., to dau. Rebecca & to my wife for life, then to s 3 nephews.
     My wife & extrx [not named] is to be grdn. of my chldn. till they come of age, but if she d., my cozen Wm. Ringgold is to be grdn.
     Witn: James Moore, Rebecca Moore, Th[oma]s Ringgold.
     5 Dec. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 218
24 June 1751
GAITHER, JOHN, Sr., Anne Arundel Co., planter.
     To wife, Ann, for life, my dw. plntn. with 106 1/2a of Leftout & the use of my p. e.till my chldn. come of age, but if she mar., my e. is to be sold & 2/3 the money to be for my 5 chldn. - Benjamen, John, Elizabeth, Ann, & Seth Gaither who are to be bd. out.
     To son John Gairther, 53 1/4a of Leftout, a childs part, & to son Seth Gaither, the rest of Leftout.
     Extrx: wife, [Ann].
     Witn: Philemon Dorsey, Robert Wright, Edward Gaither, s. o. John.
     15 Oct. 1751, sworn to by Wright & Gaither.

Liber 28, folio 219
13 Dec. 1750
COCKEY, SEBIER, Anne Arundel Co.
     To father & extr., Nathan Pumphrey, all my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Nathan Hughes, Ebenezer Pumphary, Nathan Pumphary [Jr.].
     27 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Hughes & Nathan Pumphrey & affirmed by Ebenezer Pumphrey (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 220
25 Jan. 1749/50
MACCLAN, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co.
     To wif & extrx., Mary Macclan, Athel 20a, Bought Witt 40a, part of Hectors Fancy 40a, for life, & on her d. to my sister Catherine Stinchcomb; also Macclans Venture 50a & my p. e.
     Witn: John Bailey, Jabez Bailey, Bazel Ragon. Wm. Macclan
     8 Jan 1752, sworn to by John & Jabez Bailey.

Liber 28, folio 221
18 Feb. 1750
WINALL, JOHN, Calvert Co.
     To the child my wife may be with, the lower my land next the cypress bridge.
     To bro. William Winal, when he turn 21, the upper s land, where Mathew Gardner dwelt.
     To wife & extrx., Ann, all my m. e., that is livestock & hhold goods.
     Witn: Aaron Williams, William Sollers, Thos. Gray.
     22 March 1750, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 222
9 Jan. 1748/9
MONNETT, ELIZABETH, Calvert Co., widow of great age.
     To son & extr., Aaron Monett, a bed, other hhold furn., livestock, a hand mill, & the residue.
     To dau. Mary Monett, a bed, a spinning wheel, other hhold furn., & livestock.
     To eldest son, William Monnett, 1 sh. sterl.
     Witn: Danl. Fraizer, Aaron Williams, Jr.
     28 June 1751 sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 223
8 April 1751
JOHNSON, GEORGE, Calvert Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Ann Johnson, Read Hall pason [sic] Sumen, the land I bought of Mr. Richard Hall, for life, & then to son William Johnson.; also to s wife, my p. e. for life, & then to be equ. di. betw, my 3 sons, George, William, & Thos. Johnson.
     Witn: William Lyle, Nathan Smith.
     11 July 1751, sworn to by Lyle & affirmed by Smith (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 224
21 Nov. 1748
GRIFFIN, SAMUEL, Calvert Co., planter.
     To son Benja. Griffen & dau. Elizabeth Griffen, equ. div., the land [on the Bayside] he lives on, he to have the S & she the N adj John Gray on the Clifts.
     To wife [not named], for life, the pln tn. where I dw., & on her d., to dau. Elizabeth Griffen.
     The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. son Benja. & dau. Elizabeth.
     Extrs: wife & Thomas Morgan, he to be grdn. to dau. Elizabeth.
     Witn: Joseph Skinner, Thomas Freeman, John Games.
     23 July 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 225
7 July 1751
TALBOTT, RICHARD, Calvert Co.
     To bro. Joseph Talbott, all my land, & to my 2 bros., Joseph & Benja. Talbott, my p. e. equ. div.
     Extrs: uncle Joseph Talbott & aunt Elizabeth Talbott.
     Witn: William Allnutt, Edward Talbott, James Allnutt.
     14 Aug. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 226
17 March 1749/50
LYLES, HENRY, Calvert Co.
     To bro. William Lyles, my land & the orchard.
     To bro. Robert Lyles, the other my land & orchard.
     Witn: Joseph Sulivant, William Harrison.
     19 Sept. 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 227
30 Sept. 1751
GRICE, ELLIS, Calvert Co., widow.
     To Mrs. Roach, for her care of me, L 20, & such apparel as I have been used to wear every day.
     To Assunor Hutton, my extrx., the rest of my appl., the best, & all else, such as negroes & hhold goods.
     Witn: Charles Grahame, Gilbt. Johnston, James Bates.
     9 Oct. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 227
10 Jan. 1750/1
GRIFFITH, BENJAMIN, Calvert Co.
     To sister Bathsheba Griffith, for life, all my lands, & then to her male heir, & for want of s heir, to Lewis Duvall, s. o. my sister Ann Duvall.
     To cozen Loves Duvall, my best sute of cloues.
     To Sarah & Elizabeth Griffith, d. o. my bro. John Griffith, the residue.
     Extr: bro. John Griffith.
     Witn: Jos. Smith, Jr., Richd. Crsby, Lewis Griffith.
     13 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 228
25 Sept. 1751
BROOKE, HENRY, Prince George's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Margaret Brooke, for widhood, my dw. house & land, & on her d. or. mar., to son Henry Brooke.
     To s wife, negro wench Rose,
     To dau. Jane Brook, negro girl Nell.
     To dau. Mary Brooke, negro girl Nancy.
     To dau. Anne Brooke, negro girl Henny.
     To dau. Rachel Brooke, negro girl Sarah.
     To dau. Susana Brooke, negro boy Daniel.
     To son Clemt. Brooke, negro lad Peter.
     To son John Brooke, negro boy Charley.
     To son Nicholas Brooke, a gillow [yellow?] boy Frank.
     To the Lord Proprietor, L 140 sterl., 6 mo. after the end of my farm of the quit rents of Charles Co.
     Witn: Jane Brooke, Jr., Racheal Darnall, [Dr.] Richd. Smith.
     26 Oct. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn., the heir at law was beyond seas, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 229
16 Feb. 1750/1
MILES, THOMAS, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To daus. Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Margaret, Amy, Rebecca, & Margery & sons Jonathan & Joseph, 5 s. apiece.
     To son Thomas, 100a of the tract where son Joseph Miles dw. & negro boy Charles at age 21.
     To son Richard, negro girl Fillsie & a bed at age 21.
     To son Isaac, negro girl Marreah at age 21.
     The residue, except my wife 1/3, is to be equ. div. among my 3 younger sons as they arrive at age 21: Thomas, Richard, & Isaac.
     Extrx: wife, Mary Miles.
     Witn: Wilson Cage, Richard Simmons, William Mears.
     26 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Simmons & Mears, the heir at law [not named] did not object,
     & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 231
30 Nov. 1751
SPRIGG, EDWARD, Prince George's Co.
     To son Edward Sprigg, Happy Choice, in Frederick Co., div. by my friends John Cooke, Thomas Williams, & James Beck to include the buildings where he dw.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Sprigg, the other Happy Choice for life, & on her d., to son Jacob Sprigg.
     To son Frederick Sprigg, 600a of Addition to Piles Delight, in Frederick Co.
     To dau. Margartet Sprigg, 400a of Addition to Piles Delight adj. s son part.
     To son Gilbert Sprigg, 400a of Addition to Piles Delight adj. s dau. part.
     To son James Sprigg, 400a of Addition to Piles Delight adj. son Gilbert part, s 4 parcels to be laid off as directed by my friends John Darnall, Esq., & Reverdy Ghiselin.
     To . . . Robinett, 17a of Addition to Piles Delight in the bottom adj. his field.
     To Mr. Joseph Chapline, if the buildings where he dw. are within it, 100a of Addition to Piles Delight, provided he pay the caution.
     To the child my s wife is with, 2 tracts in Frederick Co., Three Partners & Little Cove, & 2 young negro girls, Flora & Babb.
     By 1 June next these tracts are to be sold if they bring L 175 sterl: the rest of Addition to Piles Delight, & in Prince George's Co., North Hampton, Catherine, Addition to Catherine, Spriggs Meadow 183a, The Gore 48a, & The Lane 27a.
     To s wife, 4 young negroes: boy Harry, girl Lucy, boy Jerry, & girl Sal.
     To son Edward Sprigg, negro man Pompey.
     To s wife, 1/3 the residue, & the remaining 2/3 equ. div. among my chldn: Edward, James, Gilbert, Jacob, Margaret, Frederick, & the child my wife is pregnant with.
     Witn: Jno. Cooke, Lucy Williams, Rachel Sprigg, Jo[seph] Belt, Jr.
     21 Feb. 1752, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 28, folio 233
10 Nov. 1751
HADDAWAY, ROULAND, Talbot Co.
     To wife, Susannah, my dw. plntn. for widhood.
     To dau. Mary, a bed & a cow & calf.
     Witn: James Lowrey, James Harrison, John Cowley.
     3 Dec. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 234
21 Dec. 1751
RENALLS, ANDREW, Talbot Co.
     To friend & extr., David Jones of Talbot Co., planter, 2 lots in Oxford & ll my p. e.
     Witn: Pollard Edmondson, William Rakes, John Domohoy.
     7 Jan. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 235
4 Dec. 1750
DUVAL, ELIZABETH, widow of Mr. Mareen Duval of the great marsh in Prince George's Co.
     To son Benjamin Duval, for life, the labor of negro boy Jack, & on his d., to be sold by son John or div. betw. son Benja chldn.
     To son John Duval, negro girl Rachel.
     To son Lewis Duval, negro woman Lucy.
     To dau. Mary Clark, negro girl Hannah.
     The residue, in England or elsewhere, equ. div. among my chldn: Mareen Duval, Susannah Fowler, Elizabeth Denune, Samuel Duval, Ann Carrick, Benjamin Duval, John Duval, & Jacob Duval
     Extrs: sons Mareen & John Duval.
     Witn: Mary Tyler, John Nelson Gray, Jacob Henderson.
     27 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Tyler & Gray.

Liber 28, folio 235
18 Nov. 1751
FOY, MILES, Baltimore Co., planter & comer.
     Desires to be buried at the Roman Chapple.
     To wife, Frances Foy, for life, Eigtropp Close, on Suskahanna, & then to my right heir & sister, Mary Foy, but if it is not claimed, to Winifred Sullivan, to whom also I give a bay mare Fenix, a cow Madam, & 2 stears.
     To Daniel Sullivan, my extr., hogs, clothes, & the 2-years rent he was to pay me out of the above tract.
     Witn: John Scarlett, Jno. Beard, Robert Ellett. Miles X Foy
     7 Dec. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 237
4 Dec. 1751
DEBRULAR, MARY, Baltimore Co.
     To William Dawtridge, my extr., Little Brittain, the land I live on & all my other e. but a sow & 3 sheep to William Yorke.
     Witn: Jno. Yorke, Edwd. York, James Meads, s. o. Edw.
     18 Dec. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 237
15 Jan. 1739
TROTTEN, LUKE, Baltimore Co., Gent
     To son Luke Trotten (son & heir to my wife, Ruth, d. & heir at law o. Joseph Heathcote dec ), at age 19, 3 tracts near Sparrow Neck Walton, Mumford, & Sparrows Nest but if he d. s. p., to dau. Martha Trotten.
     To dau. Ruth Trotton, Triple Union, on Back Creek, but if she d. s. p., to dau. Elizabeth Tratton.
     To daus. Martha & Elizabeth, Parker Palace, on Hunton Ridge.
     To s 4 chldn., my 4 best beds, & equ. div. to s 4 chldn Luke, Martha, Elizabeth, & Ruth the residue of my e.
     Extr: John Rattenbury.
     To son Luke my best riding horse & buckles; to dau. Elizabeth, my stone gold ring; to daus. Marth & Ruth, a plain gold ring apiece.
     Witn: Samuel Fortt, Willm Linch, John Mackonikin.
     17 Jan 1752, sworn to by Maconican (the other 2 witn. being d.), & the widow [not named] elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 239
19 Nov. 1751
SCOTT, DANIEL, Baltimore Co., planter.
     To son Nathan Scott, 300a of Meritons Lott (see bond of 29 Oct. 1747 granted by Wm. Sellman to Saml. Galloway, both of Anne Arundel Co.).
     To dau. Elizabeth Scott, 3 negro girls, Phillis, Phebe, & Grace, mentioned in a deed of gift.
     To wife & extrx., Hannah Scott, & son Nathan Scott, the residue of my p. e. equ. div.
     Trustees: bro. James Scott & friend Joshua Bond.
     Witn: William Jones, Zaccheus Richardson, Joseph Bevans.
     6 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Jones & Bevans, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 240
1 Dec. 1751
HAMMOND, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Hammond, for widhood, lot 1 in Baltimore Town, & on her d., to sons William & Thomas, equ. div., s Wm. to have 1st choice & s lot to be rented out till they come of age; & Coales Addition, & on her d., to son William.
     To 3 daus. Caroline, Belends, & Mary, d. o. my dec wife, Elizabeth, lot 5 in Baltimore Town, & when all are mar., to sons Larkin & James equ. div., s Larkin to have 1st choice & s lot to be rented out till they come to age.
     To bro. Lawrence Hammond, the 50a of Hammonds Forrist where he lives, for life, & then to his wife Aborila if survivor & no longer.
     The rest of my lands are to be sold, & the money & my p. e. wre to be equ. div. among my chldn: my s 3 daus. Caroline, Belenda, & Mary, my daus. Rebecca & Sarah, & my sons William, Thomas, Larkin, & James.
     Mr. Thomas Harrison, merchant, is to take care of my son William as soon as he is of years fitting; Mr. Alexander Lawson is to take my son Thomas & do the like by him; Mr. David McCollock is to take my son Larkin & do the same by him; Mr. Brian Philpott is to take my son James & do the same by him.
     Messrs. Thomas Sheredine, Alexr. Lawson, & Thomas Harrison are to advise my s wife in her admin.
     Witn: [The Revd.] Thos. Chase, Philip Jones, Jr., Jas. Macgill, Jr., Chrisr. Randall.
     11 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Chase, Randall, & McGill., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 242
27 Nov. 1751
PRIMROSE, GEORGE, Queen Anns Co.
     To son John Primrose, a cow, a calf, & a fat hog.
     To dau. Martha Clark, now wife of William Clark of Kent Co., a cow & calf.
     To son George, Shepherd Fortin, 100a I bought of Thomas Row.
     To wife & extrx., Martha Primrose, my p. e. & the other to my 5 chldn: George, Ann, Elizabeth, Sarah, & Catharine.
     Witn: Dowdall Thompson, William Reed, John Carty. George Primrose
     23 Jan. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 243
5 Feb. 1752
THOMPSON, ALEXANDER, Queen Anns Co., schoolmaster.
     To my mother, Mrs. Jean Thompson of Clate Parish, Aberdeenshire, North Britain, all my wordly goods.
     Extr: Mr. Chas. Browne, merchant of Queen Anns Co.
     Witn: John Wilson, Robert Bradley, Robert Campbell.
     10 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Wilson & Campbell.

Liber 28, folio 244
25 Aug. 1747
LEAPPEAR, GRACE, Queen Anns Co.
     To son & extr., Thomas Inglefield Phillips alias Coopper, L 100 & all my clothes, but for want of heirs, then L 30 & all my clothes
     to Watter Kirby 4 daus: Anne, Mary, Susannah, & Sarah.
     Witn: Benja. Kirby, James Emory, Lilley Kirby.
     27 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Benja. Kirby & James Emory.

Liber 28, folio 245
19 Sept. -------
SUTTLE, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
     To son & extr., William Suttle, for life, Suttles Rest, the land I live on, & on his d., to his sons William & John Baptist Suttle, & if they both d. s. p., to their sisters Eleaner & Mary Ann Suttle.
     To my wife [not named], all my p. e.
     To son John Suttle, dau. Elizabeth Tippett, & the heir of my dau. Mary Wathing, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
     Witn: Richd. Millard, Wilam Wathin, Charles Hollon.
     19 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Millard & Wathen.

Liber 28, folio 246
10 Oct. 1751
FORD, MONICA, St. Mary's Co.
     To sister Francis Wimsatt, for life, negro girl Rachel, & on her d., to be div. betw. Anastatia & Monica Greenwell.
     To dau. Mary Ford, negro girl Moll.
     To Philip Greenwell, a heiffer with calf.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my bro. Ignatius Ford & my 5 sisters: Francis Wimsatt, Mary West, Anastatia Ford, Susana Fenwick, & Jane Greenwell.
     Extrs: bros. Ignatius Ford & Peter Ford, Jr.
     Witn: John Cole, Phiip Greenwell, William Williams, Peter Ford, Jr.
     28 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Williams & Ford.

Liber 28, folio 246
14 Dec. 1751
REEVES, THOMAS, St. Mary's Co.
     To wife, Mary Reeves, for life, the plntn. I live on, all my negroes, livestock, & hhold furn.
     To grdson John Hobson, 100a, part of a deed of my fathers & part of his will, on the S side the road adj. William Knots & running with Tompsons Path to Wailsis Adition.
     To dau. Elizabeth Thomas, my dw. plntn., on the N side s road, & part of Boston formerly held by Edman Farr; also to s dau., negro man James, negro woman Sarath, negro girl Abbegall, & negro boy Jack, & if she d. s. p., all to Grdson John Hobson.
     To grdson John Hobson, negro man Moses, negro boy Tarat, & negro girl Terey, but if he d s. p., to dau. Elizabeth.
     To grdson John Hobson & dau. Elizabeth, liuvestock & hhold furn.
     To cuson Susaner Reeves, Sr., a cow & calf.
     To son-in-law Thomas Hobson, a ewe & lamb
     If both dau. Elizabeth Thomas & grdson John Hobson d. s. p., their e. to Thomas Reeves, Jr., s. o. my bro. William Reeves.
     Trustees: Thomas Reeves & John Madox, to see that grdson John Hobson not fool away his e. till he is 21.
     Extr: dau. Elizabeth Thomas.
     Witn: John Maddox, Bap[tis] Barber, George Thompson.
     13 Jan. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 14 Feb. 1752, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 248
16 Nov. 1751
STONE, JOSEPH, Sr., St. Mary's Co.
     To son John Stone, negro man Ben, negro girl Jude, & a young bay mare.
     To dau. Dority Stone, negro boy Dick & negro woman Jean.
     To dau. Elizabeth Stone, negro girl Lucey.
     To son Joseph Stone, negro boy Will & negro girl Tery.
     To son Edward Stone, negro boys Sam & Tom.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 5 chldn: John, Dority, Elizabeth, Joseph, & Edward Stone.
     Extr: son John Stone.
     Witn: Enoch Fenwick, Robert Clark.
     1 Feb. 1752, sworn to by both witn.


10 Feb. 1752
WIMSETT, RICHARD, Sr., St. Mary's Co.
     To 1st son, Richard Wimsett, Willia[ms] Indeavor, 125a that was my fathers.
     To two 2d sons, Robert & Henry Wasetts, equ. div., Wimsetts Frolick 241a, my dw. plntn.
     To 4th son, Ignatious Wimsett, L 20.
     To my 4 daus. Mary, Monica, Dorothy, & Susanna Wimsetts each a bed.
     To my spouse, Teresa Wimsett, a bed.
     Extrs: wife, Teresa, & 2 first sons, Ricd. & Robt. Wimsetts.
     Witn: Peter Ford, Ignatius Jarbeo, William Jackson, Robt. Wimsett.
     26 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Ford, Jarbo, & Susannah Fenwick [sic], & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 250
12 Jan. 1752
SEABURN, EDWARD, [Anne Arundel Co.]
     To wife & extrx., Mary, all my lands, which (except 2 burying places) are to be sold on her d. & the money & the rest of my p. e. equ. div. among my chldn. [not named].
     Witn: Conrad Schomakr, Thos. Elliott, Ann Williams.
     10 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 251
8 Feb. 1752
ALLEIN, MARY, Anne Arundel Co.
     To dau. Ann Allingham, all my wearing appl.
     To son James Allein, L 16 & 5 gal. rum.
     To sons Thomas Allein, Joseph Allein, & Prindowele Allein, at age 21, L 20 apiece.
     To son William Alleine, at age 21, L 50.
     To 3 grdchldn. Benja., Philip, & Sephen Allingham each 40 sh.
     To Leonard Prindowell & Mary Prindowell, s. & d. of John Prindowell, 40 sh. each.
     To sons Zachariah, Benja., Thomas, Prindowell, Joseph, & Thomas Allein, equ. div. all the rest.
     Extrs: son Zachariah Allein & Mr. Samuel Roundall.
     Witn: Wm. Tillard, Mary Parker.
     20 March 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 252
17 Nov. 1751
TOWNSAND, BENJAMIN, Somerset Co.
     To sons John & Joshua Townsand, 5 sh. sterl. each.
     To youngest son, Samuell Townsand, a bed & Townsans Situation, the 306a where I live, but if he d. s. p., to my youngest dau., Mary Townsand, & if both d. s. p., to grdson Benjamin Dashiell.
     To dau. Mary Townsand, molatto boy Jacob & a bed.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Townsand, molatto woman Pegg, molatto child Nan, the best bed, & my horse & saddle.
     To my 3 chldn. Susannah, Mary, & Samuel, the residue.
     Witn: John Cox, John Walter, Jos. Dashiell.
     19 March 1752, sworn to by Dashiells & Walter.

Liber 28, folio 253
10 Jan. 1751/2
WOODEN, SARAH, Anne Arundel Co.
     To dau. Elizabeth Wooden, L 30 if she make over negro girl Jenny to her uncle John Wooden, & for the term of lease, the plntn. I live on.
     To dau. Priscila Wooden, Brewerton 100a.
     To daus. Sarah, Elizabeth, & Priscilla Wooden, all the remainder of my e.
     Extr: son-in-law Charles Connant.
     Witn: John Glover, Samll. Battee, Benjamin Carr.
     26 March 1752, sworn to by Glover & Carr.

Liber 28, folio 254
16 March 1748
DAWSON, MARY, Talbot Co., widow.
     To son James Dawson, if he be alive & return to Maryland, all my e. in England, but if he not return, to my 3 sons Impey Dawson, Thomas Impey Dawson, & George Inpey Dawson, equ. div.
     To son Inpey Dawson, Cromwell, on Harris Crk.
     To son Thomas Impey Dawson, 268a of Cudleton & Cudleton Increased 44a.
     To son George Impey Dawson, Cudletons Addition 93a & 57a adj., part of Cudleton, but for want of heirs, to son Thomas Impey Dawson, but for want of his heirs, to son Inpey Dawson.
     To son George Impey Dawson, Graves, on Third Haven Crk., but for want of heirs, to grdchild Deborah Dawson.
     If son Impey Dawson d. s. p., I give Crumwell, Cudleton, Cudletons Addition, & Cudletons Increase to Thomas Inpey Dawson & George Impey Dawson, but for want of their heirs, to grdchild Deborah Dawson.
     To son Impy Dawson, negro woman Rose & negro child Isaac.
     To son Thomas Dawson, negro man Jerry & negro woman Pegg.
     To son George Impy Dawson, negro man Pompey & negro childn. Cate & Sall.
     To s 3 sons, L 60 paper currency & all the gold I have equ. div.
     To grdchild Deborah Dawson, all the clothes belonging to me which belonged to my dec dau. Mabell & L20 when she is of age.
     My extrs. are to buy a tombstone to cover the grave where my dec father lies.
     Extrs: sons Impy Dawson, Thos. Impy Dawson, & George Impy Dawson.
     Witn: Risdon Bozman, Ralph Dawson, James Preasley.
     4 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 256
22 Feb. 1752
ROACH, PATRICK, Talbot Co., planter.
     To son-in-law Moses Stains, a coat, wescoat, & 2 pair of britches of Jerman serge.
     To god-dau. Mary Kersey, d. o. Francis Kersey, a horse colt Spark.
     To friend & extr., Francis Kersey, my mare Phenix, 2 beds, other hhold furn., my crop of corn & tob. I made with Mr. Mat Tilghman last year, many yards of cloth, & a frying pan in possn. of John Maccarty.
     Witn: John Hopkins, John Poor, James Wrightson.
     31 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., who believe the true reason s Patrick did not sign the will is that, illiterate, he did know it was necessary & they forgot to put him in mind of it..

Liber 28, folio 257
20 July 1751
BAILYE, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
     To son John Ignatius Bailly, the house & orchard where he lives, a slife to take in his water to secure his spring, 1/3 my high gound & marsh with that slipe to take in the spring, & so down to the marsh by Clement Stradfords & his sisters land.
     To son James Baily, another 1/3 my high ground & marsh adj. his brother John Ignatius Bailye land.
     To son John Baptis Bailye, the other part of my land next to his uncle James Bailyes.
     If either of my sons James or John Baptis Bailye d. s. p. , his part to dau. Henrita Bailye.
     To each of my 4 chldn. John Ignatius Bailye, Wlinor Howard Mary Bailye, John Baptis Bailye, & Henrita Bailye a ewe & lamb.
     To wife & extrx., Elinor Bailye, the rest of my e.
     Witn: Anne Field, James Bailye, J[ames] Thompson.
     3 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 7 April 1752, the widow [not named] stood to the will & took her 1/3 of the r. e.

Liber 28, folio 259
16 Feb. 1752
BREWER, RICHARD, St. Mary's Co., planter.
     To son Mark Brewer, 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Richard Brewer, the part of my land betw. the br. & Peter Brownes land.
     To son William Brewer, the part of my land on the other side of the br. that I live on, after the d. or mar. of dau. Susanna.
     To dau. Susanna Brewer, the aboves land until her mar. or d.
     To chldn. Susanna, Richd., William, Mary, Mary Ann, Thomas, John Bapt., & Margarett Brewer, my p. e. equ. div.
     Extrx: dau. Susanna Brewer.
     Witn: Henry Horrell, Teresia Wimsatt, William Russell.
     5 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 260
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PERIN, THOMAS, [St. Mary's Co.]
     To son Bennet Perin if he live to age 21 or has a child before then, my whole e., but if he d. s. p., my whole e., except negro fellow Ben, is to be equ. div. betw. Anne Clark, d. o. Col. George Clark, & Anne Biscoe, d. o. Capt. James Biscoe.
     If s son d. without chldn., negro Ben is to be free of slavery.
     Extr: Capt. James Biscoe.
     Witn: Law[rance] DeButts, Elizabeth Batsil, Thomas Btsil.
     4 April 1752, sworn to by Elizabeth & Thomas Batsil.

Liber 28, folio 261
8 March 1752
COLE, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
     To son John Cole, the mill, a set of iron wedges, an iron spit, & an iron pestil on the d. of my wife.
     To dau. Mary Hebb, Addition to Jonesis Woods, on the S side of the br. that runs past Watts quarter, & for want of issue, after the d. of Joseph Hebb, to return to my heirs.
     My m. e. is to be equ. div. among my 4 youngest daus: Ann, Pasience, Elizebeth, & Rebeckah.
     To daus. Elener Daffin, Mary Hebb, & Hannah Lynch, 1 sh. apiece.
     Extrx: wife [not named].
     Witn: Will Morgan, Tho. Battsil, Elizebeth Battsil. John Cole
     4 April 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 261
1 Sept. 1750
BRITTINGHAM, JOHN, Worcester Co., planter.
     To sister son Joshua Hll, L 50 Virginia money, negro man Tom, negro girl Jenney, & negro boys Dick & Jacob, a young horse, a bed, other hhold furn, & my wearing appl.
     To wife, Rebecca Brittingham, my livestock, farm implements, & all the rest of my p. e.
     To John Brittingham, my godson & s. o. my bro. William Brittingham, the land I live on.
     Extr: s Joshua Hill.
     Witn: Robt. Nairne, Wolburn Ramsey, Henderson Baker.
     10 Dec. 1751, sworn to by Nairne & Ramsey, & 16 Dec. 1752 [sic], the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 262
6 Jan. 1743/4
CRAPPER, EBEYNEZAR, Worcester Co.
     To son Edmond Crapper, Wrisam, formerly Yateage the 250a where I live, beg. at the Bayside.
     To son Ebeynezar Crapper, the remaining 250a of s tract where he lives.
     To son William Crapper, .200a of Hogg Quarter
     To wife, Elizabeth Crapper, the bed where I lie & 1/3 my e.
     To grddau. Mary Crapper, a yearling heifer.
     To son Edmond Crapper, the high bed, other hhold furn., 2 cows & calves called Nutmeg & Ginger, a buckaneer gun, & my clothes.
     To son William Crapper, a bed below stairs, other hhold furn., & 2 cows & calves called Primrose & Cole.
     To dau. Comfort Crapper, a trunnel bed, other hhold furn., a cow Mayflower, & other livestock.
     To grdson William Teague, a yearling heifer.
     To grddau. Sophiah Crapper, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
     Extr: son Edmond Crapper.
     Witn: Parker Selby, John Smith, Ed. Rownd, Henry Smock, Joseph Porter.
     7 Jan. 1752, sworn to by Selby, Smith, & Porter, & 17 Jan. 1752, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 263
21 Dec. 1751
HOLLAND, WILLIAM, Worcester Co., Gent.
     To Stephens White, my right to the Orphan Swamp.
     To Levi Brittingham, 100a of the cupress swamp above Stephenses Ferry, & at my wife d., negro Jude.
     To Nehemiah Holland, Jr., 4 negroes Jupiter, Flora, Toby, & Tamar my young mare, & on my wife d., a bed. O Henry Schoolfield, Sr., on my wife d., negroes Claudy, Dido, & Dorcas, & he & Nehemiah Holland, Jr., are to sell the plntn I live on & div. the money betw. Themselves.
     To John Holland, my negro Phillis.
     To Betty, or Elizabeth, Holland, d. o. Benjamin Holland, my negro woman Venus.
     To Elizabeth Merril, wife of Joseph Mirrel, my negro Lucy.
     To wife, Margaret Holland, the residue of my p. e.
     Extrs: Henry Schoolfield, Sr., & Nehemiah Holland, Jr.
     Witn: Robt. Nairne, Robt. Brooke, James Houston.
     3 Feb. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 14 Feb. 1752, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 264
17 Jan. 1751/2
POINTER, EDWARD, Worcester Co.
     To dau. Rachel Steal, d. o. William Steal, 1 sh, sterl.
     To the chldn. of my dau. Mary Lowery, 1 sh. sterl.
     To friend & extr., John Purnell, Jr., s. o.Thos Purnell, Edwards Lott & the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: Thos. Robins, Edmond Mason, John Purnell, Elizth. Blizzard.
     14 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Robins, Purnell, & Blizard.

Liber 28, folio 265
21 Feb. 1752
AYDOLOTT, WILLIAM, Worcester Co.
     To son William Aydlott, all my land, my small still & handmill, negro woman Pleasant, & my shoemaker tools.
     To son John Aydlott, negro boys Dick & Abner, my big still, a good bed, a desk, & a large iron kettle.
     To son Benjamin Aydlott, negro woman Jenne, negro boy Robben, best iron pot, cooper tools, a bed, & the other my big still.
     To dau. Esther Mills, my best bed, a horse & saddle, a spinning wheel, & other hhold furn.
     To dau. Sarah Rickards, my warming pan for life, & on her d., to her oldest dau.
     The rest of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 10 chldn. & my grddau. Esther Mills, d. o. John Mills.
     Three friends Ephreham Wagaman, William Nilson, & Smith Mills are to take care that my p. e. is equ. div.
     Witn: Hezekiah Purnell, William Vezey, Smith Mills.
     4 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 266
15 Feb. 1752
ANDERSON, JOHN, [Somerset Co.]
     To eldest son, James Anderson, my lot & house in Princess Ann Town next the lot that belonged to Patrick Allison, where the dw.Public house stood, s James to be bound to a house carpenter or joiner at age 15.
     My wife & extrx., Rachell Anderson, is to have the care of Beckford & Andersons Adventure.
     One hundred & forty a of Andersons Adventure adj. Major Jno. Elzey are to be sold to Jno. White of Princess Ann Town merchant for L 84 to pay debts, & the rest of s land is to be sold for the use of s wife & her chldn. by me.
     Witn: Robt. Geddes, John Done, Christo[pher] Maughan.
     20 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 267
21 Oct. 1751
MACGRAH, JANE, Somerset Co., widow.
     To dau. Esther Macgrah, my dw. & plntn. where I live in the Neck, as was left me by my son Robt. Macgrah dec .
     To dau. Martha Phebass, a bed, 2 cows & calves, a bull, 3 ewes, 3 sows, & 2 barrows.
     If s Martha d. s.p., her things to s dau. Esther if she be alive & unmar. & all the rest of my e.
     Witn: Henry Ballard, David Megrath, Jane Weatherby.
     8 April 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 268
19 Feb. 1750
[DEAVER, JAMES, Calvert Co.]
     To bro. William Deavsd, my saddle & bridle.
     To bro. Gilbert Deaver, a cow I had when I was mar. To bro. John Child [also] Deaver, the first calf s cow has & my wearing appl.
     My riding horse Snep is to be delivered to my father, for I only borrowed him.
     Witn: John Games, John Deaver.
     14 Aug. 1751, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 269
3 Nov. 1751
MILLER, WILLIAM, Calvert Co.
     To son Rousby Miller, all my lands in s County.
     To dau. Jenny chldn. 1 sh. sterl.
     To son John Miller, negro girl Sarah.
     The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my chldn. Elizabeth Cheyne, Rousby Miller, Benjamin Miller, & John Miller.
     Extr: son Rousby Miller, who is not to pay sd. son Benja. any part without he personally appears.
     Witn: John Yoe, John Wood, Jeremiah Wood.
     20 Jan. 1752, sworn to by al 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 269
23 Dec. 1751
ISAACKE, SUTTON, Calvert Co.
     To daus. Mary Keen & Jane Hickman, L 30 each.
     To dau. Sarah Isaacke, 4 negroes - Limus, Hannah, Jane, & Mint a bed, 12 head cattle, 6 ewes & lambs, & L 25 sterl
     To son Joseph Isaacke, negroes: Pompy, Guye, Herculis, Sarah, Flora, & child Benn [6 listed].
     To wife & extr. [not named], the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: James Heighe, Hilleary Wilson, Philip Holt.
     29 Ja.n 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 270
24 Nov. 1751
[SMITH, NATHAN, Calvert Co.]
     24 Nov. 1751, Richard Crosbey & John Elliet, swore before John Smith that the night before he d. Nathan Smith desired that his wife should be possessed with all his e. during her widhood, his son Mordica might have the great table & chest of draws, his dau. Margrett negro boy Ned, & the residue equ. div. among his chldn.
     7 April 1752, sworn to by s Crosbey & Elliet.

Liber 28, folio 270
2 Dec. 1751
SLAUGHTER, SUSANNAH, Talbot Co.
     To cousen & extr., Benjaman Selvester, all my p. e.
     Witn: William Parratt, Thomas Parratt, Sarah Merrick
     17 April 1752, sworn to by Thomas Parrot & Sarah Merrick.

Liber 28, folio 271
29 Oct. 1751
[PIGMAN, JOHN, Frederick Co.]
     To dau. Elioner Harris, a brown heifer.
     Son Moses Piggman is to pay debts out of my p. e. & the residue to support my wife & chldn, & to him my dw. plntn. & Charley Forrist 50a.
     Witn: Richd. Waters, Sr., Joseph Richdson, Michael Craven, James Brooke.
     --------------, affirmed by Brooke & Waters (Quakers).

Liber 28, folio 271
29 Feb. 1752
HOUSE, JOHN, Frederick Co., farmer.
     To Susanna, my wife, 1/3 my having e., hhold goods, & movables.
     To my 5 chldn. & extrs. Andrew, George, William, Valentina, & Susanna [the other 2/3?].
     Witn: Peter Stilly, Volantine Matsker, Thomas Shlay.
     20 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 272
11 Jan. 1751/2
HARDING, JOHN, Frederick Co.
     To wife, Elizabeth, Hardings Choice 100a in lieu of 1/3 my land.
     To 2 sons Charles & Elias, equ. div., 117a of The Hermitage, Charles to have 50 laid off on the lower part of s land Chance.
     To 2 sons Edward & Grove, 5 sh. each.
     Negroes Coger, Sal, & Judey, equ. div., to my 6 chldn: Charles, Luis, Elizabeth, Lucy, Cassia, & Ursley.
     The residue to s wife & extrx., Elizabeth..
     Witn: Saml. Beall, Jr., John Adamson, John Tannehill.
     5 Feb. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 273
30 Sept. 1751
JAMES, JOHN, Kent Co.
     The residue to my bro. & extr., William James.
     Witn: Fredk. Hanson, John Martin, Jacob Mecay
     16 Dec. 1751, sworn to by Hans[sic] Hanson & John Martin.

Liber 28, folio 274
2l Sept. 1751
DAVIS, JOHN, Kent Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Ann Davis, my whole e.
     Witn: Thos. Catlin, Thomas Ashley, Elizth. Norton.
     23 Jan. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of Anne, the widow, there being no other relation known.

Liber 28, folio 274
26 Dec. 1751
WRIGHTSON, ESTHER, Chester Town, [Kent Co.], widow.
     To Thomas Robinson, s. o. my bro. Thomas Robertson, a bed, 1 best dish, dozen pewter plates.
     To Margarett, d. o. Thomas Robertson, a bed, a good silk rug, a pewter dish, & 6 good pewter plates.
     To Hester Robinson, d. o. s Thomas Robertson, a chest, 6 silver taspoons, 2 suits of linen, 2 pair mittens, dozen napkins.
     To Elish, s. o. Thos. Robinson, a large iron pot rack & pot.
     To Sarah, d. o. s Thos. Robinson, an oval table, 3 leather-back chairs, a suit of linen, gloves, stockings, shoes.
     To Hannah, d. o. s Thos. Robertson, a bedstead, L 4, a yellow Persian gown, a shift, apron, cap, handkerchief, & gloves.
     To Ann, wife of my bro. William Robertson, a silk damask gown, stays, shift, apron, cap, handkerchief, ruffles, & gloves.
     To Hannah, wife of Thomas Robertson, a best camblet gown, shift, apron, cap, & handkerechief.
     To Mary, wife of William Robertson, Jr., a camblet gown, a dimmety gown, a callico gown, a suit of linen, & silk stockings.
     Mr. Solomon Wright is to div. the residue equ. betw. the chldn. of Thomas Robinson.
     Witn: B[edingfield] Hands, R[ichar]d Porter, Jr., Mary Watkins.
     24 Feb. 1752 sworn to by Hands & Porter.

Liber 28, folio 276
30 July 1750
GRESHAM, JOHN, Kent Co.
     To wife [not named], 1/5 my p. e., & for life, Mother Gift 300a on Chester R.
     To dau. Sarah, Gresham Colledge (my dw. plntn), adj. Spring Hill, Salkields, & on the Bayside, also my part of Hinchingham, in full satsfaction of all claims she may have to Sutton Underhill & Salkield devised by Col. Nathaniel Hynson to his dau. Hannah, mother of s Sarah, but if s dau. d. before disposing of s lands, to son John, & if s John d. before disposing of s land, to son Richard, & if s Riichard d. before disposing of s land, to William, son of my wife, but if s William d. before disposing of s land, to dau. Mary, but if s Mary d. before disposing of s land, to . . . .
     To son John, the remaining parcels resurveyed into Gresham Colledge not devised to s dau. Sarah, adj. Spring Hill, Sutton UnderHill & on the Bayside, & if he d. before disposing of s land . . . .
     To son John, Selbys Marsh, on South R., & Fortune thereto adj., on Crosses Crk., Health, at the head of Magotty R., part of Howards Inheritance, about 2 miles from Annapolis, & 3 lots in Annapolis, but if son John d. before s lands are disposed of . . . .
     To William, s. o. my wife, my part of Providence adj. Batchellors Resolution & my part of Batchellors Resolution, on Morgans Crk. in Kent Co., 250a, & if s William d. without disposing of s land . . . .
     To son Richard, the rest of s Batchellors Resolution not devised to s William, but if Rich d. without disposing of s land . . . .
     My 2 adj. tracts near the head of Chester R., Pockhiccory Ridge & Salsbury Meadow, I devise equ. div. to son Richard & s William, but if son Rich d. before disposing of s land . . . .& if s Wm. d. before disposing of s land . . . .
     On the d. of my wife, I devise Mother Gift to dau. Mary, but if she d. without disposing of s land . . . .
     My Lot in Chester Town equ. div. to son Richard & s William . . . .
     To sons John & Rich & s William, but if they d. before age 20, to dau. Sarah, but if she d. before she possess them, to dau. Mary, my watch & books.
     To wife, her saddle & choice of my horses.
     To dau. Sarah, negro girl Soph & a horse, & she & her husband, James Frisby, are not to be charged with anything I let them have.
     To Christiana Glenn, d. o. Dr. Jacob Glenn late dec , negro girl Nan or if she prefer, L 30, & a rone gelding.
     If my wife keep her promise to decide within 40 days whether to stand to my will, I appt. her extrx., but if not , I appt. son-in-law
     James Frisby & his wife, Sarah, my dau., to be extrs. & if my wife d.,to have the care of my sons John & Richard & s William, & the care of my dau. Mary, & if dau. Sarah d. s. p., my bro.-in-law Mr. Jacob Jones is to care for son John & neighbor Ralph Page for son Richard, & my neighbor Benj. Riccard for s William.
     Witn: Samll. Miller, Wm. Young, Alexr. Glenn
     25 Feb. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of John Gresham, son & heir at law (about 10 yrs. old)
     & Richard Gresham, bro. of the testator & next friend of John the son.

Liber 28, folio 286
24 Feb. 1752
COLEY, RICHARD, Kent Co., Planter.
     To dau. Martha, Spalding, my dw. plntn., & 80a of Harris Forrest belonging to Mrs. Hynson adj. s plntn. which I agreed with William Hynson to purchase.
     To dau. Frances, negro boy Joseph & negro girl Beck, & if they d. before she comes to age, negro boy Jem instead of Joe & Mint instead of Beck.
     To servant man John Ashworth, for his faithful service, the Christmas after he has served 5 yrs., freedom.
     To bro. John Coley, negro girl Rachell.
     To 2 daus. the residue of my p. e.
     Extrr. & grdn. to my chldn.: bro.-in-law Simon Worrell.
     Witn: Thos. Ringgold, Benja. Everit, William Worrell.
     16 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 287
27 March 1752
THOMAS, SAMUEL, [Kent Co.]
     To nephew Henry Thomas, An Arundel Grove 220a & 1/3 my p. e.
     To nephew Thomas Thomas, the rest of s land adj. The Glebe.
     To Thomas Thomas & his sons James & Thomas & 4 sons of Nichols Pearce dec , the rest of my p. e. equ. div.
     Extr: nephew Henry Thomas.
     Witn: Th[omas] Bordley, Edwd. Kelley, Edward Hall.
     15 April 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 288
10 Oct. 1748
LEE, JAMES, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx. [not named], all e. r. & p.
     Witn: Samll. Banks, Edward Pindle, Jean Clance.
     25 March 1752, sworn to by Banks & Pindall, & letters refused to be taken out by the widow or any other person.

Liber 28, folio 288
3 Sept. 1751
WHEELER, ROBERT, Prince George's Co.
     To son Robert Wheeler, the land to be made over by William Murdock, Esq., negro boy Phill, & L 30 sterl.
     To son Thomas Wheeler, negro boy Tobie.
     To son Richard Wheeler, L 30 sterl.
     To dau. Sarah Wheeler, negro girl Nell.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among daus. Sarah Ann, Mary, Lydiah, Elzabeth, & Ruth Wheeler.
     Extrx: wife, Ann Wheeler.
     Witn: Turner Wootten, Rignall Odell, Willm. Denune.
     25 March 1752, sworn to by Wotten & Odell, & the heir at law was declared to be underage.

Liber 28, folio 289
2 Dec. 1750
ATCHISON, JAMES, Sr., Prince George's Co.
     To son James Atchison, Jr., on the d. of my wife, Mary Atchison, part of Atchisons Pasture.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Atchison, the remainder of my p. e., & on her mar. or d., to be equ. div. among all my chldn but s James.
     Witn: Richd. Blew, Zachr. Lanham, Ann Lawd
     11 April 1752, sworn to by Blew & Lawd.

Liber 28, folio 290
21 March 1752
WYNN, JOHN, Sr., Prince George's Co.
     To dau. Ann Wynn, till her mar., the labor of all my negroes, & then to be equ. div. among all my daus. & for life, The Indian Field, & on her d., to 2 sons John & Josiah Wynn.
     To son John Wynn, Jr., Governors Gift in St. Mary's Co., part of my pew at Broad Crk. Church, & on s Ann d., the of The Indian Field where he lives, from the Spring Br. on the N side my dw. plntn.
     To son Josiah Wynn the part of the tract where he dw. from the Ivey Hill Br. to the line of Friendship, & on Ann d., the my land where I dw., & to him & my 6 daus. an equ. sh. of both my pews, at Broad Crk. & Acakeck Church.
     The 1 acre where the burying place is to be reserved for all my chldn. & their heirs forever.
     To my other 5 daus. Jemima, Joan, Mary, Martha, & Susannah Wynn the rest of my m. e. equ. div. on the day of mar.
     Witn: Richd. Blew, Charles Willitt, Richd. Willitt.
     11 April 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 291
7 May 1751
SASSER, ROGER JOHN, Prince George's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Sasser, the use of my e. r. & p., for widhood, & on her d. or mar., to my grdson William Sasser, eldest son of my son John Sasser & Christian, his wife, with Little Grove, Smiths Pasture, & Long Look For, but if he d. s. p. before the d. or mar. of s wife, to grdson Roger John Sasser.
     Witn: F[ranci]s Waring, John Priggs, Thos. S. Greenfield.
     Sworn to by Priggs 25 March 1752 & by Waring 18 Aptil 1752, & 18 April 1752, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 291
14 Nov. 1751
McPHERSON, WILLIAM. Charles Co.
     To wife & extr., Barbara McPherson, for life, 168a of The Already with The Alreadys Second Addition on which I dw.
     To son Thomas McPherson, 100a of Brierwood which I bought of Thomas Boarman Mudd 14 June 1749 & 50a of The Already.
     To son Daniel McPherson, 75a of Brierwood which I bought of Thomas Boarman Mudd 21 April 1750 & The Alreadys First Addition 62a.
     To son John McPherson, 173a I bought of John Pain & 500 lb. tob. for a breeding mare colt.
     To son William McPherson, on my wife d., 168a of The Already with The Alreadys Second Addition & a mare colt of mare Fancy.
     To son Daniel McPherson, a marecolt of Daniels mare.
     To son Alexander McPherson 500 lb .to purchase a breeding mare colt.
     To dau. Etheldra Chapman, in 5 yrs., negro girl Jane & a new bed.
     The residue of my p. e., equ. div., among s wife, Barbara, sons Henry & Alexander McPherson, & dau. Catherine McPherson.
     Sons Henry, Alexander, William, & John McPherson are to have their estates as they arrive to the age of 18.
     Witn: John Stoddert, Miles McDaniel, William Henderson.
     11 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Thomas McPherson, heir at law, & the widow chose the bequest of land in the will & what the law gives her of the p. e.

Liber 28, folio 293
24 Feb. 1752
NEALE, MARY, Charles Co., widow of Benja. Neale.
     To son James Neale, the use of negro man Gusty for 2 yrs & the use of negro woman Cate after 2 yrs.
     To son Bennett Neale, the use of s Gusty thereafter & the use of negro woman Cate for 2 yrs.
     To dau. Ann Neale, negro boy Stephen & negro woman Nan, but the child she is with to dau. Mary Neale.
     To dau. Elizabeth Corry, negro man Boson & mourning rings worth 10 sh. each to her & my grdchild Mary Corry.
     To dau. Mary Neale, negro girl Hester, a cow & calf, & 3 ewes & lambs.
     To son Bennett Neal, negro man David instead of L 20 sterl. left him by his father.
     To dau. Ann Neals, 950 lb. tob. & my riding mare & saddle.
     To sons & extrs., Bennett & James Neale, the residue of my p. e.
     To Eleanot Noe, 300 lb. tob. & 150 lb. to negro Gusty.
     Witn: Mary Neale, Wm. Neale, Rid. Neale
     14 March 1752, sworn to by Wm. & Richard Neale in presence of the heir at law [not named].

Liber 28, folio 294
--- Dec.1751
HAGAN, WILLIAM, Jr., Charles Co.
     To son James Hagan, 150a adj. his bro. Edward at Zachia & negro boy Jess.
     To son Henry Hagan, 150a adj. Ignatius Hagan at Zachia & negro boy Clemm, & if Henry d., s negro boy to son James.
     To dau. Martha Hagan, 2 negro girls, Cate & Hennye.
     To dau. Elizabeth Hagan, negro girl Cloe & negro boy Peter.
     To son Edward Hagan, negro man Peter now in possn. of my mother, Elizabeth Hagan, at Zachia.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Hagan, 4 negroes - Nacey, Joe, Monica, & Sarah - & all my other effects r. & p.
     Witn: Hugh Tran, Duncan MacRae.
     25 March 1752, sworn to by both witn. in presence of Edward Hagan, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 295
14 Feb. 1752
BUTTS, JOHN, Charles Co.
     My body is to be buried at Chapel Point by my wife.
     To Peter Rigg, a bed.
     To son & extr., Clem Butts, all my g. & c.; John & my plntn. I leave to Clem.
     Witn: William Goodrick, John Eallot.
     4 April 1752, sworn to by both witn.; Clem Butts is heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 295
22 June 1751
HARRIS, JOHN, Charles Co., Doctor of Physick.
     To godson Robert Yates, my wearing appl., my riding horse, & whatever books are fit for his use.
     To Jonathan Yates, bro. to s Robert, my riding saddle & silver watch.
     To s Robert & Jonathan & Philip & Arthur Lee, s. o. Capt. Arthur Lee, each a gold ring.
     To bro. Thomas Harris of Bradford in the co. of Wilts [England], the residue, to be shipped to Bristol to Mr. Edward or Mr. Andrew Parsons.
     Extr: Mr. Robert Yates of Charles Co.
     Witn: Ellen Joy, Joseph Allen.
     Codicil 5 Oct. 1751. Instead of Mr. Edward Parsons, the consignment is to s Mr. Andrew Parsons & Mr. Andrew Hooke of Bristol, & instead of Philip & Arthur Lee, I give gold rings to godson John Warren & William Bruce.
     Codicil 4 Feb. 1752. Instead of my riding horse, I give godson Robert Yates silver buckles.
     6 April 1752, sworn to by Ellen Joy.

Liber 28, folio 296
11 Feb. 1752
THOMAS, GEORGE, Charles Co.
     To son John Thomas, Bullen, 60a near Cedar Point.
     To wife & extrx., Ann Thomas, 1/3 my p. e., & the other 2/3 to my chldn. Tyer, John, Mary, & Philip Thomas.
     My son Tyer Thomas is to live with my s wife on the plntn. where I dw. till he is 21.
     Witn: Jno. Hamill, John Smoot, Samuel Smith.
     17 April 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn; the heir at law, being a minor, was not present.

Liber 28, folio 297
2 Dec. 1745
MACKUBIN, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co.
     To dau. Elizabeth Lusby, son Samuel Mackubin, & dau. Deborah Wilkins, 5 sh. apiece.
     To dau. Ann Peerman, negro man Tom.
     To dau. Rachel Mackubin, negro man Sampson.
     To dau. Ruth Mackubin, negro girl Cate.
     To wife & extrx., Ann Mackubin, for widhood, the plntn. I live on, Brampton, Timber Neck, & 30a adj., & on her d., to son Richard Mackubin, & daus. Rachel & Ruth are to live with him till they mar.
     To s wife, for life, the residue of my p. e., & on her d., to my 7 chldn. Ann Peerman & William, Rachel, Zacharia, Moses, Ruth, & Richard Mackubin equ. div., but if she mar., only 1/3 of my e. r. & p., & of my r. e. the remaining 2/3 to son Richard & of my p. e. the remaining 2/3 to all my chldn.
     Witn: George Payne, Thos. Whitman, John Hall, Richd. White.
     7 May 1752, sworn to by Payne, Hall, & White.

Liber 28, folio 299
4 Nov. 1747
WARD, JOHN, Calvert Co.
     To wife, Eliza., 1/3 my p. e., & the remaining 2/3 equ. div. to the rest of my chldn.
     To son Thomas Ward & dau. [not named], 1 sh. sterl. each.
     To son James Ward, Goldstons Inheretance 84a, but if he d. s. p., to son Samuell Ward.
     To son Samuell Ward, 50a of Goldstons Inderitance, but if he d. s. p., to son John Ward.
     To son John Ward, 56 1/2a of Veaches Rest, but if he d. s. p., to son James Ward.
     Extrs: wife, Eliza., & son James Ward.
     Witn: William Allnutt, Wm. Lyle, Thos. Byrn. John X Ward
     9 Jan. 1752, sworn to by Allnutt & Byrn, Wm Lyle being d.

Liber 28, folio 299
20 Dec. 1751
WARD, HENRY, Queen Anns Co.
     To uncle & extr., John Ward, my mare, saddle & bridle, a steer, my best bed, a piece of homespun cloth, & hhold furn.
     To Samuel Morgan, s. o. Sarah Morgan, Wards Flower Field, a bed, & my best clothes, & these effects are to be kept for him by Wm. Primrose till he come to years to receive them.
     To friend DennisWard, the rest of my p. e.
     Witn: Danl. McConekin, Margret Betten.
     12 March 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 300
22 Oct. 1751
TOLET, MARCUS, Queen Anns Co.
     To uncle Francis Orrell, that 100a in Dorchester Co. he exchanges with Thomas Taylor.
     Witn: Theophilis Lloyd, Robert Dwidgings, Ann Jeamit.
     26 March 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 301
1 Dec. 1751
JORDAN, MARY, Anne Arundel Co., spinster.
     To sister Elizabeth Reynolds, my p. e.
     To sister Elizabeth Reynolds & father-in-law John Lomas, my lands equ. div.
     Extr: bro-in-law William Reynolds.
     Witn: Hellen Tootell, E[dward] Dorsey, Alexr. Hamilton.
     16 Dec. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 301
6 March 1748/9
CUMMING, WILLIAM, of the City of Annapolis, Gent., this 55th yr. of my age.
     To dau. Elizabeth, my gold watch, gold chain, & seal.
     To wife, Margaret Cumming, negroes Kat, Sarah, & the boy negro Peter, house negro, my chaise & harness, & 2 best horses.
     To son William Cumming, all my law books.
     To s wife, in lieu of dower for life, my lands over Severn The Mill Plntn., Woolf Neck Crk., & The Plain.
     To s wife & son William Cumming, these lands in Frederick Co. Drum Mure & Sluie & other lands for the support of themselves & all my chldn - Alexander, Henry, Elizabeth, James, David, Mary, & Margare - & on the d. of s wife & son William, to son David, but if he d. s. p., to be equ. div. among s wife & chldn.
     Extrs: s wife & s son William.
     Witn: Simon Duff, Geo. Luxford, Hugh Rose.
     19 March 1752, sworn to by Duff & Luxford.

Liber 28, folio 303
18 Nov. 1751
GIBBS, ELIZABETH, Anne Arundel Co., widow.
     To dau. Ann Gibbs, negro girl Rachel & my beds & curtains & furniture.
     To son Thomas Gibbs, negro boy Sussex & choice of other beds.
     To my children & extrs., Ann Gibbs & Thomas Gibbs, the residue.
     Witn: Wm. Bicknell, Fardinando Battee.
     6 April 1752, sworn to by Battee.

Liber 28, folio 303
21 May 1751
BEATE, SARAH, Anne Arundel Co.
     To grddau. Rebecca Wills, wife of Wm Wells, 2 negro men, Charles & Jeffery, a small bed, & all my wearing appl.
     To grddau. Sarah Lamar, wife of John Lemar, d. o. Wm. & Rebecca Marshall, negro man Peter & the bed I lie on.
     To grdson Wiliam Marshall, a young horse.
     To grddau. Sarah Marshall, d. o. Thos. & Eliza. Marshall, negro girl Hannah & 6 silver spoons.
     To Prissilla Price Marshall, d. o. grdson Thos. Marshall, negro girl Sarah.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among grdsons Thos. & William Marshall, grdson Peter Young, grddau. Rebecca Wells, & grddau. Sarah Lemar, wife of John Lemar.
     Extrs: grdsons Thos. Marshall & John Lemar.
     Witn: Mary Car, Mary Randall, Rd. Smith
     11 April 1752, sorn to by Car & Randall.

Liber 28, folio 304
25 March 1750
WILLIAMS, JOHN, [Anne Arundel Co.]
     To wife, Alice Williams, for widhood, my dw. plntn. Bakers Addition, & on her mar. or d., to my 4 sons equ. div: John, Nicholas, Nathan, & Neaman Williams.
     To son John Williams, a cow, a ewe, a sow, & a mare.
     To dau. Violette Williams, 1 sh.
     To wife & extrx, Alice Williams, the residue of my m. e.
     Witn: George Hope, Richard Horner, William Hannan, Elizabeth Grimes.
     Sworn to by Horner & Grimes 14 April 1752 & by Hannan 4 May.

Liber 28, folio 305
2 March 1748/9
ERICKSON, ERICK, Baltimore Co.
     To wife, Elizabeth, all e. r. & p. until my dau. Elisacas come to age or mar., when they may be div., & if s dau. bear a son or dau. that bear up my name, it is to have my land Ericks Garrison, & if I should fail of an heir, s land to St. Johns Parish Church.
     Extrs: wife Elizabeth Erickson & friend & neighbor Samuel Smith.
     Witn: Eward Brushbanks, James Preston, Samuel Warnell.
     14 March 1752, sworn to by James Preston, & Edwd. Brushbanks don remember he ever signed the will.

Liber 28, folio 306
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ARMSTRONG, RUSSEL, Talbot Co., planter.
     Isaac Dobson & Sophia Allaway swear that 2 days ago they heard Russell Armstrong say to Jonathan Shanahan & Lambert Kirby that, as they were his sureties for the part of Moses Clayland estate due to his child Elizabeth Clayland, he desired them to take care of his estate to satisfy the s Elizabeth & pay all his just debts & that s Russell d. 2 or 3 hrs. ago.
     Isaac Dobson, Sophia Allaway.
     Sworn 2 May 1752 about 5 o clock in the afternoon.
     Rachel Dobson swore that last Thursday, 30 April 1752, she heard Russel Armstrong say he wanted s Shanahan & Kirby to be his extrs.

Liber 28, folio 307
12 Feb. 1752
INGALLS, THOMAS, St. Mary's Co.
     James Dent, aged about 36 yrs., & John Brinham, aged about 17 yrs., swore that Thomas Ingalls declared that, after all his debts were paid he left all his estate in Maryland to the use of his wife & chldn. & all his lands & livings in New England he desired his 2 Chldn. to have.

Liber 28, folio 307
24 Oct. 1748
DICKSON, JAMES, St. Mary's Co.
     To my brethren George, Hugh, William, & Andrew Dickson, 5000 lb. tob. each.
     To Philip Boyd, my clothes & what he owes me.
     [The residue to my friend & extr., Capt. Gilbert Ireland.
     5 March 1752, sworn to by Mr. Philip Key, at whose house s Dickson lived for many yrs., & Richard Ward Key.

Liber 28, folio 307[b]
12 July 1751
HOPEWELL, ELIZABETH, St. Mary's Co., widow.
     To dau. Ann Hopewell, negro woman Sue & her son Charles
     To s dau. Ann & dau. Elizabeth Hopewell, equ. div., negro girl Agnus, & to s Elizabeth, negro girl Moll.
     Negro Tom is to be sold to pay my & my dec husband debts.
     Extr: son Joseph Hopewell.
     Witn: Peter Kirby, Nicholas Lewis Sewall.
     16 April 1752, sworn to by Kirby & Sewall.

Liber 28, folio 308
6 May 1749
LANE, WM., Worcester Co., planter.
     To wife, 1/3 my e. r. & p., my best horse & side saddle, & corner cupboard.
     To daus. Sarah, wife of John Blake, & Rachel, wife of Nathll. Mills, L 5 each.
     To son Ezekiel Lane, on his mother d. or mar., all my land , to beg. at the NW side of the mouth of the Mill Br. if he pay son Francis L 80 & my youngest dau. Elenor L 20.
     To son Levin Lane, L 10, the horse & saddle called his, my gun, & 1 pistole.
     To son Israel Lane, the 125a where Francis Brooke lives, the squirrell gun, a cow & calf, a young horse or L 10 to buy such a horse.
     To daus. Mary, Ann, & Leah, each a horse & saddle worth L 12, a pistole to make her a ring, & a bed.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among: Mary, Ann, Leah, Elener, Francis, & Walter
     Two hundred acres at the head of Littletons Crk. are to be sold to pay debts.
     Extr: s wife & son Ezekiel.
     Witn: Jno. Lane, John Melton, Elisha Jones.
     7 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Melton & Jones, & 21 Nov. 1751Eliza. Lane stood to the will.
     Codicil, 21 April 1750. I give to son William Lane L 10 & to son Walter Lane the rest of my lands.
     12 Jan. 1752, s Melton & Jones swore that when they subscribed s will they heard of no codicil.

Liber 28, folio 309
12 Jan. 1752
NICOLAS, JAMES, Worcester Co., planter.
     To dau. Mary Atkins, my dw. house & plntn. 50a & negro girl Tenny.
     To grddau. Dennis Nicolas, on the d. of my wife, negro woman Hanna.
     Extr: son-in-law William Atkins.
     Witn: Arthur Mackallan, Joseph Nicholson, Jeremiah Smith.
     28 Feb. 1752, sworn to by Nicholson & Smith, & 27 March 1752, & Susannah Nicholson, the widow, stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 310
6 Sept. 1746
VANNETSON, ELIAS, Worcester Co., planter.
     To Catrin, my wife, for widhood, all my m. e., & she & my son Charles are to be extrs. of s movables, which, if she mar. again go, equ. div., to all my chldn.
     To son Charles Vannetson, Horse Head 100a, he & wife Catrin to be extrs.
     To son Elias Vannatson, Elias Vannatsons Discovery 25a.
     To daus. Sarah & Elizabeth, 1 sh. sterl each.
     My 2 daus. Ann & Bregit may live with their mother & bro. till they mar.
     Witn: Josephus Potter, John Coner, Jon Hamm.
     To son Elias Vanatson Chance 199a, my s 2 sons to be possn. of their lands whether they be of age or not.
     24 March 1752, sworn to by Potter & Conner, & they deposed that near a year before his d. the testator said that if he did not his will his eldest son Elisha would come in for some land & he wanted to serve his youngest son & desired s Josephus to make the change endorsed above, & 25 March 1752, Catharine, the widow, stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 312
7 Jan. 1750
WALTON, JOHN, Worcester Co., carpenter.
     To bro. Obed Walton, my horse, saddle, & bridle, clothes, my carpenters & joiners tools, & my chest.
     To sister Elizabeth Walton & my cousins Martha & Fisher Walton, the part of my father e. to be equ. div. among the 3.
     Witn: Hazzard Ardis, Stephen Walton.
     26 May 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 312
16 Feb. 1752
HOWARD, SARAH, Worcester Co., widow.
     To son Samuel Hall & his wife, for lives, Hall Choice, the plntn. where they live at the head of the sound, & then to my grdson Saml. Hall, s. o. Saml.
     To son Nehemiah Howard, negro woman Jubit, a horse, & a case of bottles.
     To son George Howard, negro boy Joe & a case of bottles. To dau. Sarah Aydelott, negro girl Phebe & my wearing appl.
     To dau. Mary Woodcraft, negro girl Lettis & the other my wearing appl.
     To my 6 chldn. & extrs. John & Sam Hall, Nehemiah & George Howard, Sarah Aydelott, & Mary Woodcraft the residue of my g. & c.
     Witn: Joseph Carter, John Onions, David Aydelott.
     3 April 1752, sworn to by Carter & Aydelott.

Liber 28, folio 314
25 April 1751
FLEMING, JOHN, Worcester Co., planter.
     To son William Fleming, my lands in Somerset Co., negra girl Hannah, & all my wearing appl.
     To son John Fleming, 250 a at the upper part of Addition to Venture, to include the plntn. he lives on & negro boy Simon.
     To son Joshua Fleming, the part of Addition to Venture that includes my dw. plntn., Neighbors Good Will, 200a I bought of Saml Mayo, & negro man Tobey.
     To dau. Mary, wife of John Maccudy, L 20.
     To dau. Sarah, wife of David Hopkins, negro woman Floraw.
     To dau. Grace, wife of Stephen Handy, negro man Robin & negro girl Esther.
     To wife, Grace Fleming, 1/3 my e. r. & p.
     The residue is to be equ. div.betw. sons John & Joshua Fleming, who together with my s wife, I constitute my joint extrs.
     Witn: Angelo Atkinson, William Atkinson, Jno Sheldon, Rachel Atkinson, Jr.
     10y April 1752, sworn to by Angelo & Rachel Atkinson & Jno. Sheldon, & 24 April 1752, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 315
26 Aug. 1751
BREMAN, KATHRINE, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., spinster, desiring to be intrerred betw. my husbands.
     To son George Layfield, his fathers picture & other pictures, a book The Decay of Christian Piety, a trundle bed & other hhold furn., & a young dark-colored mare, & if she breeds, her 1st colt to Isaac Layfield & her 2d to grdson Thos. Layfield, s. o. Thos.
     To grdson Thos. Layfield, s. o. Thos., Mr. Crows picture, The Whole Duty of Man, a silver snuff box, & a suite of callico curtains.
     To dau. Mary Brown, negro girl Nice, livestock, hhold furn., my loom, my linen wheel, my bed all to be in the hands of George Layfield to keep it from Daniel Brown.
     To dau. Levina Milbourne, a narrow striped bed, other hhold furn., & a sorrel-colored mare (her first colt to Robison Maddux), & if she d., to her chldn; also to her, my girl Jemimah Mackready till she come to age.
     To grdchild Betty Tomlinson, a heifer, a ewe, a small pot, & that new chest of drawers at her mothers d.
     To Kathrine Layfield, my tea kettle & a ewe.
     To Isaac Layfield, a heifer.
     To Thos. Layfield, the scale & quadrant.
     To each of the rest of Geo, Layfields chldn. each a sheep.
     To William Layfield Milbourne, the rest of my e., except the crop in the ground, to be equ. div. among my aboves 3 chldn.
     Extr: son George Layfield.
     Witn: Robt. Nairne, Esma Marshall.
     24 April 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 317
2 Jan. 1751
BRITTINGHAM, REBECCA, Worcester Co.
     To bro. Saml. Henderson, negro boy & 5 barrels pork , s Saml. to pay Joshua Hill L 12 Virginia currency I owe him for s negro, & the residue to s Saml. bro. John, & sister Elizabeth Androus, but not that s sisters husband, Daniel Androus is to have any claim in s bequeathed e.
     Extrs: John Dennis, Jr., & bro. Saml. Henderson.
     Witn: J. Dennis, Simpson Merrill, & Henderson Baker
     29 April 1792, sworn to by Simpson Merrill, 2 [sic] of the witn.

Liber 28, folio 318
18 Nov. 1738
WILLIAMS, RICHARD, Parish of St. Dunstan, Stepney, Middlesex Co., [England], mariner.
     To wife, Christian Williams, my e.
     To dau. Hannah Williams, the other
     Extrs: William Black & Alexander Brother, both of London, merchants.
     Witn: J. Rousby, James Hall, Taillor Higginson, Jas. Irving.
     11 June 1752, sworn to by James Hall before D. Dulany, Commisary.

Liber 28, folio 319
20 Dec. 1751
YATES, CHARLES, Charles Co.
     To son & extr., Charles Yates, negro girl Sue & a bed.
     To son Francis Yates, negro man Seymor, negro woman Cates Moll, negro girl Phia, & a bed.
     To son Theophilus Yates, negro man Tom, negro woman Lydias Moll, negro girl Judith, & a bed.
     To son Robert Yates, & 3 daus. Elizabeth Given, Jane Bruce, & Rebecca Barber, 15 sh. sterl. apiece to buy rings.
     To grdson Banjamin Given, s. o. Joseph & Elizabeth Givin, 5000 lb. tob. to buy a negro.
     To wife, Jane, for life, the residue of my p. e. on my dw. plntn., & on her d. to s 3 sons: Charles, Francis, & Theophilus.
     Witn: Jno. Harris, Robt. Yates, Wm. Bruce.
     1 June 1752, sworn to by Yates & Bruce before Charles Yates, heir at law, & the widow chose her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 320
6 March 1749/50
MASTON, RICHARD, Charles Co.
     My wife & extrx, Sarah Maston, is to be grdn. to son Charles Maston till he is 20, & he is to have negro boy Ned, at my mothers when he is 21, & my s wife is to have negrman Lohill.
     Witn: Richard Smith, Sr., Mary Scrogin, Jean Scrogin.
     15 May 1752, sworn to by Mary & Jean Scroggan.

Liber 28, folio 320
5 Feb. 1752
LEFTWICH, ROSAMON, Charles Co.
     To son John Carroll, a moiety of my part of the e. of the late Thomas Leftwich, my husband, except the negroes & 2 plow horses, to son Elisha Leftwich, but if he d.s. p., to s son John Carroll.
     To servant woman Jean Steuart, a year of her term of service.
     Until he is 18, when he is to be of full age, my s son Elisha is to be in the care of my friend & extr., Richard Harrison.
     Witn: [The Revd.]Alexr. Adams, Jr., Elisha Leftwich, Sr., Matthew Murphy.
     16 May 1752, sworn to by Adams.

Liber 28, folio 321
6 March 1752
WOODWARD, JOSEPH, Charles Co.
     To son Clement Woodward, my riding horse, bridle, &saddle, & clothes.
     To dau. & extrx., Susana Woodward, a mare Diamond, a bed, a folding table, & a case of drawers.
     To son John Woodward, mare colt Gift, & he is to give his bro. Thomas Woodward the first colt.
     To John Crain, for 5 yrs. from 25 Dec. 1751, son Joseph Woodward to learn the art of a ship carpenter.
     To daus. Mary & Henerito, the 2 next best beds.
     To daus. Susanna, Mary, & Henerito, equ. div. , all my iron pots & pewter.
     Witn: Clemt. Kennedy, James Rattliff.
     9 June 1752, sworn to by both witn. in presence of heir at law [not named].

Liber 28, folio 322
18 Jan. 1751
MILES, ELIZABETH, Prince George's Co.
     To daus. Sarah, wife of William Cole, & Elizabeth, wife of Mordeca Price, equ. div., all my wearing appl.
     To s Sarah Cole, negro man Wappin.
     To son Samuel, negro man Mingo & a gold ring.
     To Guy White, s. o. s Saml., negro boy Catto.
     To dau. Elizabeth Price, negro girl Candis, L 25 sterl, & a bed.
     To son Benjamin White, negro man Charles.
     To son John Miles, all my effects in the hands of John Hanbury, mercht., London, negro men Nerro & Paul, negro woman Hague negro girl Flora, & negro boy Dick.
     The residue of my p. e., equ. div., to dau. Sarah Cole & sons & extrs., Samuel White, Benjamin White, & John Miles.
     Witn: Turnor Wootton, John Evans, Sr., Joseph Evans Elizabeth Miles
     16 June 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 323
5 Oct. 1750
SOWARD, MARY, Dorchester Co., widow.
     To sons Edward Soward & William Soward, 1 sh. each.
     To son & extr., Richard Soward, my dw. house & plntn., 50a of Bridge North & Addition.
     Witn: Thomas Calwell, Abraham Walker, Cornelia Jones.
     1 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Caldwell & Jones; other witn. is said to be beyond sea.

Liber 28, folio 324
2 Nov. 1751
COOK, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
     All my land to sister Anne Paulson for life, & then to Edward Spedden, s. o. my sister Elizabeth Spedden.
     To William Thomas. a steer, a heifer, & a bull.
     To Edward Spedden, my extr., 3 of my best hogs.
     To Babbington Cook, my black mare.
     To sister Elizabeth Spedden, m horse Buck.
     To James Thomas, s. o. Rachel Thomas, a heifer.
     Witn: Joseph Payn, Jos. Blades, Marey Oneal. John Cook
     13 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn before Thomas Cooke, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 324
13 Oct. 1751
BRANNOCK, MARGARET, Dorchester Co.
     To 2 grdsons, John & Robert Spedden, equ. div. Margrett Delight.
     To grdson Robert Spedden, negro girl Lucey in lieu of a negro his father left him.
     To grdsons Hugh , John, & Robert Spedden, a bed, a cow, a heifer, & 4 sheep apiece.
     To dau. Margarett Matthews, 1 sh.
     To 2 grdsons John & Robert Spedden, a hand mill so that it may not be moved from the plntn.
     To son Nehemiah Lecompte, negro Jamey, a young gray mare, a young horse Crumell, 4 head of cattle, & 6 head of sheep.
     T grddau. Anne Pain, negro girl Rachal.
     To grdson Joseph Pain, negro girl Jessisie
     To grddau. Mary Locompte, a large handkerchief.
     To dau. Anne Pain, the residue of my p. e.
     Extrs: Joseph Pain & Ann, his wife.
     Witn: John Trippe, Samuel Hubart, Mary Hinkson. Margarett M Brannock
     13 Nov. 1751, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 326
5 June 1751
WEBB, JOSEPH, Dorchester Co.
     To Sarah Anderson, a pair of damask shoes, 3 yds. Irish linning, & 150 lb. tob. a yr.as long as she is single.
     To bro. & extr., Peter Webb, all my plntn., negro man Kitt, my clothes, carpenters tools, crosscut saw, & residue of my p. e.
     To mother, Sarah Webb, my p. e.
     Witn: Thos. Ellis, James Holt, Sarah Anderson. Joseph Webb
     15 Nov. 1751, sworn to by Ellis & Holt & affirmed by Anderson (Quaker?).

Liber 28, folio 326
8 May 1749
STAFFORD, JOHN, Jr., Dorchester Co.
     To son William Stafford. my dw. plntn. 128a & Range 28a.
     To son John Stafford, Addition to Lott 95a, the plntn. my father lives on at his d.
     To son Elijah Stafford, Staffords Fortune 68a & 30a at the beg. bounded tree of Stafford Outlett.
     To son Elishua Stafford, Hogg Quarter 80a & Stafford Outlett 38a adj. Elijah.
     To dau. Mary Stafford, negro girl Silvas.
     To dau. Rosanna Stafford, negro girl Pleasant.
     To dau. Eliner Stafford, negro wench Nan, & Nan 1st child to dau. Elizabeth Stafford.
     To Elijah & Elisua Stafford, my still, & to each of them, a bed.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my 8 chldn
     Witn: Jno. Layton, Henery Stafford, Lott Pritchet, Edward Poole.
     20 Feb. 1750, sworn to by Layton, Stafford, & Pritchet in presence of Wm. Stafford, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 327
16 Nov. 1751
HILL, ARTHUR, Dorchester Co., planter.
     To son Arthur Hill, my dw. plntn., Double Purchase 60a, Security 52a, & 385a of the N & NE end of a tract taken up in Kent Co. Delaware & survd. 6 Nov. 1750 adj my dw. plntn
     To son John Hill, Hills Adventure 40, Neighbourly Kinell 110a, & 127a of Dear Park, all the E & NE side the road from the Bugals house to Kent Co., Delaware.
     To dau. Mary Turner, the w. part of Dear Park, where she lives.
     To dau. Sarh Willis, 1 sh. sterl.
     The rest of my m. e. to the rest of my chldn: Alis, Bety, Finser, Ann, & Hannah Hill.
     Extrx: wife, Elizabeth Hill.
     Wtn: John Marrett, Thomas Mttey, John Marret, Jr.
     11 March 1752, John Marrett, Sr., & John Marrett, Jr., swear, in presence of Arthur Hill, heir at law, that along with Thomas Marrett they witn. the will, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 329
13 July 1750
GRIFFITH, GEORGE, Dorchester Co.
     To son John Griffith, the land, with the plntn. I live on, beg. at a point near opposite a crk. that div. the land betw. Capt. Henry Ennalls & his bro. Joseph Ennals to the bounders of Hoopers Fortune & Hoopers Choice, all on the E of s line.
     To son George Griffith, the other on the W side s line.
     To sons John & George Griffith, equ. div., Venture 50a.
     To son John Grifith, 6 negroes - Tom, Draper, Dick, Sabina, Silvia, & Pegg a large looking glass, & a colt that came of Snip.
     To son George Griggith, 6 negroes Ned, Harry, Peter, Nan, Martha, & Grace a large looking glass, & a bay mare & her colt.
     To bro. Lewis Griffith childn when they come of age.
     To dau. Mary Gowtee, dau. Eliza, Sheild, George Gowtee, & John Frame, 1 sh. sterl apiece.
     To sons John & George, [the residue of my p. e.] equ. div.
     To bro. Robert Griffith, a tract taken up by my bro. John Griffith, Jr., & Sunken Island.
     Extr: bro. Robert Griffith to care for my sons John & George till age of 18, & he may put them to school with the approval of my bro. Joseph Griffith & my friend Bartholemew Ennalls.
     Witn: Moses Poole, Joseph Griffeth, Ann Abbit.
     16 March 1752, sworn to by Poole & Griffith in presence of John Griffith, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 330
11 Feb. 1752
OGLE, SAMUEL, Esq., Lieutenant Governor.
     To wife, Ann Ogle, L 250 sterl. a year for life, her clothes, my coach chariot & coach horses, the furniture of my house in Annapolis the use of any 6 house negroes & all my plate for life.
     To son Benjamin Ogle, my house & land in Prince George's Co., all my negroes, livestock (except the English horses, which are to be sold), every implement & utensil on my plntn., & the residue of my p. e. in America or Europe.
     To daus. Mary & Meliora Ogle, L 1200 sterl each; they shall be maintained by the interest of s sums, & the principal is to be paid them at age 18 or mar., & if they d. s. p., to my s son at age 21.
     Extrs: Benjamin Tasker, Esq., & Col. Benjamin Tasker (to each of whom L 100 sterl.), & they are to be grdns. to my s son, who is to be educated in England.
     Witn: Geo. Steuart, Alexr. Hamilton, Edm[ond] Jenings.
     5 June 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.
     Codicil. My land & p. e. in Prince George's Co. are to be sold, & the money used for the benefit of my s son; & the bequests of L 1200 sterl. to my s 2 daus. are to be reduced to L 1000 sterl., & the resulting L 400 sterl. are to be used for the benefit of my s son. 15 Aprl 1752.
     Witn: Edm. Jenings, Geo. Steuart, Ann Street.
     Sworn to by Jenings & Steuart 5 June 1752 & by Ann Street 18 June 1752, when the will was exhibited.

Liber 28, folio 334
23 Nov. 1749
HARPER, SAMUEL, [Cecil Co.]
     Extr: wife, Martha Harper.
     To sons John & Samuel Harper & daus. Grisel & Ane Harper, 1 sh. sterl. each.
     Witn: David Gant, Andrew Bayars.
     27 Jan. 1752, sworn to by both witn. in presence of John Harper, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 334
20 Nov. 1751
GALLOUGHAN, DANIEL. Cecil Co., planter.
     To friend [& extr.] Thomas Abthap, all my movables & affects.
     Witn: Edwd. Means, James Boyle.
     24 Feb. 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 335
21 Dec. 1749
CHICK, JOHN, Sr., Cecil Co., yeoman.
     To son Nathaniel Chick, 2 sh., & to each of my other sons & daus. [not named] 1 sh.
     Extx: Elizabeth Watson.
     Witn: John Sims, William Lewis, Thos. Sherd.
     4 March 1752, sworn to by Sherd in presence of Nathaniel Chick, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 336
28 Sept. 1751
BAYLEY, THOMAS, Cecil Co., planter.
     To friend Richard Price, all my e. except L 5 to Andrew Zelefro, s. o. Sary Zelefro & my godson.
     Witn: Isaac Hamm, John Macoy, John Price.
     8 May 1752, sworn to by Hamm & Price.

Liber 28, folio 337
19 March 1752
HODSON, JOHN, Cecil Co.
     To cozen Sarah Hodgson, L 10.
     To bros. Finos & Jonathan Hodgwon, 10 sh. each.
     To Mary Jacobs, L 5 for the trouble of the house in sickness.
     To bros. Robert & Matthew Hodgson, equ. div., the residue.
     Extr: eldest bro., Robrt Hodgson.
     Witn: JohnWard, Clement Flintham, Joseph Ward
     5 April 1752, sworn to by John Ward & Clement Flintham.

Liber 28, folio 337
15 April 1751
FRISBY, ELIZABETH, Cecil Co., widow.
     To son Peregrine Frisby & daus. Sarah Blake, Susanna Tilghman, Ann Rousby, & Elizabeth Lloyd, L 25 sterl. apiece.
     To dau. Sarah Blake, her father picture in a gilt frame hanging in my hall.
     To son & extr., James Frisby, the residue.
     Witn: Elizebath Douglas, Wm Douglas, Wm. Pearce.
     22 April 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.; Peregrine Frisby, heir at law, declined to be present at the probate.

Liber 28, folio 338
3 Nov. 1751
DEATH, RANDELL, Cecil Co.
     To son James Death the 50a where Edward Death lived.
     To son John Death, all his plntn. I dw. on, the remainder of my tract of land, but if he d. without male issue, equ. div. to sons Asel & George Death, & if they d. s. p., to my surviving chldn., & s son John is to pay to s son Asel L 30 at age 21, but if he d. before then, to be div. betw. sons George & Jacob Death.
     To wife, Honour Death, 1/3 my e. r. & p.
     To dau. Charity Commegies, 1 sh. sterl.
     The residue of my p. e. to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Extrs: my wife & son John Death, who shall bring up my chldn., & they shall live together till they come to age.
     Witn: John Smith, Edwd. Ricketts, John Bowen. Randell Death
     23 April 1752, sworn to by Smith & Ricketts & affirmed by Bowen (Quaker), & John,
     2d son of testator swore that James, heir at law, declined to be present.

Liber 28, folio 340
3 April 1752
BOLTON, DANIEL, Queen Anns Co.
     To son Daniel Bolton, my dw. plntn., part of Boltons Delight, a 1-yr.-old mare, a lamb, & a ewe.
     To wife, Elizabeth Bolton, my best bed, negro man Sippes, a mare Hearick, & a steer.
     To son George Bolton, negro woman Cloe, a carpenters adze, a hand saw, 2 iron wedges, & all my tobacco & wheat to pay debts.
     To dau. Sarah, negro woman Obbo, dishes. cow Pide big with calf, & a bed.
     To son William Bolton, mare Falix, a 1-yr.-old heifer yearling, & a sow & pigs.
     To dau. Mary Anne, negro man Askin, a cow Suck & calf, a sow & pigs, a bed, & my riding horse Prince.
     To dau. Jemimey, a cow & yearling Whiteface, a sow & pigs, 2 sheep, & a bed.
     To grdson James Bolton, a 3-yr.-old steer.
     To grdson George Bolton, 2 sheep.
     Extrs: wife & George Bolton.
     Witn: Rd. Gould, James Gould, John Redue.
     7 May 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of George Bolton, heir at law, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 341
18 May [1752]
[BRAND, JOHN, Queen Anns Co.]
     Walter Collins, aged 53 yrs., & Walter Edwards, aged 40 yrs., both of Queen Anns Co., planters, depose [separately] that on the morning of 18 May last past they went to the house of John Brand, who when told by Dr. John Jackson, also there, he should settle his worldly affairs, sent for Mr. John Bracco, to whom s Brand said, take what I have, pay my debts, & what remains keep, & he d. in the afternoon of the same day.
     4 June 1752, sworn to by both deponents.

Liber 28, folio 342
21 Sept. 1751
MORGAN, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Morgan, for widhood, all my land, but if she mar., 1/3 s land.
     To dau. Ann Bailey, for life, the 50a she lives on, but if she have a child brought up protestant, on her d., to s child
     To dau. Mary Morgan, all of Whiteburah Freehold except the 50a to dau. Ann Bailey; also 20a adj. land of Isabella Cook & William Doxey, Jr.
     To dau. Sarah Morgan, Hazzard & that 20a adj. s Cook & Doxeys land.
     To daus. Mary & Sarah Morgan, L 10 sterl. each.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my s wife & 3 daus. Ann Baily, Mary Morgan, & Sarah Morgan, as the law directs.
     Witn: John Stevens, Mary Bailey, William Bailey.
     25 May 1752, sworn to by Stevens & Wm. Bailey, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 343
17 Dec. 1751
HARASS, DANALL, St. Mary's Co.
     To sister Mary Hackit, wife of Richard Hackit, for life, Whatly, my dw. plntn., Kiniston 50a, & on he d. to her son Raaday Neuett.
     To s Roadway Neuet, my gun
     To s sister, my whole e.
     Witn: John Cole, Athanasius Nottingham, Benjamin Goughf.
     2 June 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 343
18 March 1752
RAPOUR, RICHARD, St. Mary's Co.
     To my dau.-in-law, 1 sh. sterl.
     To Richard Rapour, the plntn. I bought of Gerard Jordan (where Owin Brady lives) & 100a I bought of Thomas Greaves, but for want of issue, to my son William; also to s Richd., negro man Jack, a bed, a cow & calf, a sow & pigs, a horse, saddle, & bridle, & if he d. s. p., s movables to dau. Sarah Shanke.
     To son William Rapour, the plntn. I bought of James Bailye & Robert Thompson, but for want of heirs, to son Richard James Rapour, & if both d. s. p., to dau. Ann Dieanna Rapour.
     To son Richard James Rapour, my dw. plntn., & for want of heirs, to dau. Mary Rapour.
     To dau. Mary Rapour, molatto boy Ned & an equ. share of my m. e. with her mother & sister Ann Dianna Rapour.
     To dau. Ann Rapour, negroes boy Bobb, girl Bett, & woman Little Sary, & an equ. share of my m. e. with her mother & sister Mary Rapour, & if she d. s. p., to my 3 sons Richard Rapour, William Rapour, & Richard James Rapour.
     To dau. Sarah Shake, a cow & calf.
     To wife Teresia Rapour, for widhood, the residue of my e., she to be grdn. to my chldn. till they come to age, for sons, 18 yrs. and for daus., 16 yrs., except son Richard Rapour, who is to receive his part on demand.
     Extrs: wife, Teresia Rapour. & son-in-law Thomas Shanke
     Witn: Susanna Phillips, Susanna Watherlake, J[ames] Thompson.
     2 June 1752, sworn to by Philips & Thompson, & the widow elected her 1/3.
     Codicil, 7 April 1752. As I am something in debt, my son Richard Rapour, being about 15 yrs. of age, shall stay with his mother till he is 19, & if he will not stay with her, he shall stay with John Bould till he is 19 apprenticed to learn the trade of cordwinder.
     My wife Teresia is to be sole extrx. & Thomas Shanke is discharged from being with her in the will or codicil.
     Witn: Elizabeth Hayden, James Thompson, & Francis Thompson.
     2 June 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 346
10 April 1752
SPINK, CLEMENT, St. Mary's Co., Gent.
     To daus. Elinor & Mary Spink, all my land from the mouth of a br. that makes out of the Bay next to Gough land (where John Norris lives) to Edward Spink land equ. div.
     To dau. Anastatia Spink, 50a of Gilmott Hills I bought of George Medcalf & All That Left 31 1/4a in Grinditch Br.
     To my chldn. Elinor Spink, Mary Spink, Anastatia Spink, Dorothy Spink, & Heneretta Spink, after my wife 1/3, all my hhold goods & livestock, & to 3 chldn. Anastatia, Dorothy, & Heneretta, all my negroes; division is to be made when the youngest child is 16.
     Extrx: wife Teresia Spink.
     Witn: Robt. Cole, Edward Spink, William Russell.
     3 June 1752, sworn to by all 3witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 347
27 March 1750
BOWLES, JOHN, s. o. Valintine Bowles in Deal Town, Kent Co., Gent., in the 23d year of the reign of George II.
     To bro. George Bowles, Gent., All Faiths Parish, St. Mary Co., Maryland, my park of lands formerly known as John Longs & Quakers lately occupied by --- ---- Brimstone & ------- Cladenbole, in the end of Deal Town, & in default of heirs, to Mrs. Elizabeth Smith of Deal Town, wife of Mr. Cornelius Smith mercht. & dau. of my bro. Mr. Anthony Bowles dec ; also to s George, all income from the estate in Jekham Parish, Kent Co., in the occupation of Mr. John Paramore, whatever has been received by Mr. Striblehill Norwood & Mrs. Elizabeth Renton, extrs. to Capt. James Renton, & whatevere money is due me elsewhere.
     Witn: John Read, Saml, Jenifer, Philip Clarke, Jno. Long
     4 June 1752, sworn to by Read, Clarke, & Long.

Liber 28, folio 348
25 Feb. 1752
TALBOTT, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co.
     To son James Talbott, my dw. plntn. with 50a & 25a reserve land adj., but if he seek to disinherit any of his bros., s land shall be theirs.
     To my other 3 sons William, Edmund, & Matthew Talbott the rest of my land, 250a of patent land, & if any d. before they come of age or mar., their div. shall go to them that remain alive.
     To wife & extrx. [not named], 1/3 my movables, &the residue to sons James, William, Edmund, & Matthew & daus. Sarah, Mary, & Ann, my dau. Sarah, wife of Samuel Day, to keep what I have given her.
     Witn: Geo Brown, William, Mcgaa, Mary Brown. William Talbott
     24 April 1752, affirmed by George & Mary Brown, & the widow chose her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 349
30 May [1752]
KIRBY, CLOUDSBERRY, Talbot Co., joyner.
     Christopher Spry & James Kirby deposed that on 30 May, only 2 days ago, they heard the s Cloudsberry Kirby (dangerously ill from a fall from a cherry tree) say he would have all his estate go to his mother, Elizabeth Kirby, & that he d. on the morning following, 31 May, about 40 hrs. ago, & Jonathan Shanahan swore that he heard s Cloudsberry, about 3 hrs. before he d. say he would leave all his e. to his mother, Elizabeth Kirby.
     1 June 1752, sworn to by Christopher Spry, James Kirby, Jonathan Shanahan, Jr.

Liber 28, folio 349
5 May 1752
BARROW, GILBERT, Talbot Co., physician.
     To son Henry, L 5, as he has already a good living in Great Britain.
     To son Gilbert, my dw. plntn. & all my land in this province.
     To dau. Britchet, L 5.
     To son Gilbert & daus. Mary & Elizabeth, after my wife [not named] has her 1/3, all my p. e. share & share alike.
     Extrs: wife & son Gilbert.
     Witn: Robt. Bond, Sarah Cox, Mary Smith, Ann Simms, J. Goldsborough.
     9 June 1752, sworn to by Bond, Cox, Smith, Simms.

Liber 28, folio 350
14 Oct 1751
SHARP, PETER, Talbot Co., intending by God grace for London.
     To my 2 bros. William & Henry Sharp, the effects I have in the hands of Michael Hackett as well as commissions on & the residue of the e. of my dec father [not named],& the residue of my p. e. equ. div.
     To uncle & extr.,Salloman Sharp, debts due to the amount of 9000 lb. tob. & negro man Toney, which I hope he will be content to take for the money I owe him on acct. my father e. & other troubles he has been ast on my acct.
     To couzin Samuel Sharp, s. o. Soloman Sharp, negro boy Sam.
     To sister Nancy Sharp, Morefields & Adventure, both devised me by my father, & Vins Point 38a, which I bought of John Padison.
     Witn: Edmnd. Delahuntey, Obediah James, Philip Mcmanus.
     9 June 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., but they don swear that they saw the testator sign the will.

Liber 28, folio 351
7 Dec. 1748
NEEDLES, EDWARD, Talbot Co.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Nedels, for life, my dw. plntn.
     To son John Nedels, s dw. plntn. on my wife d., Kellam, which I had of Edward Mansherwood, & the reversion of Raclift 100a In possn. of Thomas Powell.
     To son Edward Nedels, the 50a of the s Roeclift I bought of Daniel Branthwate, Wakefield & Nedels Cow Pasture in Dorchester Co., & Exchange, part of the tract I let Edward Manchester have.
     To son Thomas Needles, 4000 lb. tob. paid at the discretion of s wife & sons John & Edwd. if they are in the country, & if not, with the approbation of his 2 uncles William & Trustram Thomas.
     To my 7 chldn. John Nedels, Edward, Thomas, Ann, Elizabeth, Juliana, & Jane the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: James Bell, Wm. Batchildor, Elisebeth Bell.
     Sworn to 13 June 1752 by James Bell & Wm. Batcheldor & 26 June by Eliza. Bell.

Liber 28, folio 352
5 May 1752
BROWN, ADAM, Talbot Co., planter.
     To dau. Sarah Brown, mare Phillis & her colt, on condition she give the mare next colt to her sister Anne.
     To son Adam Brown, a desk & a roan mare, on condition he give her first colt to his bro. James.
     To Rachel Foreman, a cow of 40 sh. price at mar.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Brown, a mare Fancy & her colt.
     Witn: Thos. Ellis, Mary White.
     15 June 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 353
3 Jan 1751
WEST, STEPHEN, Anne Arundel Co.
     To dau. Priscilla Smith, negro girl Phillis, formerly lent to her, & L 20 to be paid out of book debts so her husband, Richard Smith, not benefit.
     To dau. Elianor Lyles, negro Rachel & L 20 to be paid out of book debts.
     To dau. Mary West, negro girl Maria & L 20 to be paid out of book debts.
     To dau. Martha West, negro girl Dinah & L 20 to be paid out of book debts.
     To dau. Ann West, negro boy Ned & L 20 to be paid out of book debts.
     To dau. Elizabeth West, 2 negroes, Job & Patience, & L 20 to be paid out of book debts.
     To grdchldn. Elianor Austin, Henry Austin, & Priscilla Smith, each L 5 to be paid out of book debts as they come of age.
     To grdchldn. Martha, Barbara, Priscilla, & William Lyles, each L 5 to be paid out of book debts as they come of age.
     To cousin Ann Caton, L 20 to be paid out of book debts.
     To son Stephen West, on the d. of my wife, Martha West, all my r. e., bu if he d. before his mother, he may have the disposal of all her r. e. after her d.[sic].
     To wife, Martha, & son Stephen (my extrs.), the residue of my p. e. for the better bringing up of my chldn., & if my wife d. first, all to s son Stephen.
     Witn: Wm. Chapman, James Dick, Wm. Chapman, Jr., Samuel Chapman.
     14 Aug. 1752, sworn to by James Dick, Wm. Chapman, Jr., & Saml. Chapman.

Liber 28, folio 354
26 March 1749
DASHIELL, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.
     To eldest son, Robert Dashiell, Johnsons Addition 274a, my dw. plntn. with the still & hand mill & Greenwitch adj.thereto.
     To 2d son, Hast Dashiel, Long Hill, 150a on Tipqueen Crk. negro boy Job, & if Hast d. before age 18, to his bro. & sisters.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Dashiell, my riding mare, negroes Mingo & Bess & the use of nego woman Sibb, but her increase is to be equ. div. betw. daus. Elizabeth & Martha Dashiell at age 16.
     To son Robert Dashiell, negro boy Cuffey, & if Rbt. d. before age 18, to his bro. & sisters equ. div.
     To dau. Elizabeth Dashiell, negro girl Grace, & if s Eliz h d. before she is of age, to her bros. & sisters.
     To dau. Marth Dashiell negro boy Simon, & if she d. before she is of age, to her bros. & sister.
     To Philip Murrah, my son-in-law, 1/3 his father e., which came by his mother, but if he d. before age 21, to all my chldn. equ. div.
     To 2 sons Robert & Hast Dashiel, negro fellows Pete & Penney & negro boy Batt, & if either d. before age 18 . . . .
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn.
     Witn: Geo. Dashiell, Daniel Wailes, Jo[seph] Dashiell.
     17 Jne 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 356
31 Jan. 1752
HORSEY, ISAAC, Coventry Parish, Somerset Co.
     To dau. & extr., Sarah Bozman, Coulbourne 216a, my dw. plntn, near the head of Ipsewonsey, & plain Harbor, 250a of marsh.
     To 2 grddaus. Betty Layfield & Mary Cows, negro girl Betty, her increase, if any, to be div. after the d. of my dau Sarah & Geo. Bozman.
     To grddau. Ann Schofield, negro girl Rachiel.
     Witn: Smith Horsey, Thoms Dixon, Ambrose Dixon.
     11 July 1752, sworn to by Ambrose & Thomas Dixon.

Liber 28, folio 356
16 Nov. 1751
MAGRATH, JOHN, Somerset Co.
     To wife, Mary Magraw, for life, my p. e. & the use of 1/3 my lands.
     To eldest son, David Magrath, 3 parcels, Owens Improvement, Middle, & Owens Delight, from the N extent & running the breadth of s 3 parcels to a gulley betw. my dw. plntn. & the plntn where Mary Fallis lives; also Refuge, adj Owens Improvement, provided that when my son Levin is 21, he make over to him a parcel he has surveyed or pay him L 10.
     To son John Magraw, [another part of] Owens Improvement, Middle, & Owens Delight on the road from Princess Ann to Muny Bridge, & if son John d. s. p., to son Levin Magraw.
     To son Levin Magraw, all the lands not heretofore devised to 2 sons David & John Magraw
     Witn: Owen Megrath, Jane Wetherly, Elizebeth Mode, H[enry] Waggaman.
     14 July 1752, sworn to by Magrath, Weatherly, & Waggaman.

Liber 28, folio 358
5 Feb. 1752
HOPKINS, JOHN, Sr., Somerset Co.
     To son Isaac Hopkins, part of Cannons Shott, where Ilive, according to the directions I made between son John Hopkins & son James Hopkins, but if s son John ever claim s land, s Isaac is to inherit all the part where s son John lives.
     To 2 sons John & Isaac Hopkins, the land & marsh at Cagoes Island.
     To grdson John Hopkins, s. o. my son Levy Hopkins, the land that belonged to Juda Cannon, but if s Levy d. s. p., to son Isaac, ; & Jessey Dashiell & Isaac Hopkins are to have s plntn. in care but not to till the ground till the child comes of age..
     To son John Hopkins, negro child Sarah.
     To son Isaac Hopkins, negroe woman Sue & her incrrease for 4 yrs., & then she is to be free.
     To grdson [not named], s. o. Levi Hopkins, L 5.
     To grddaus. Parthena Nicholson, Mary Laremore, Mary Cooper, Eunice Cooper, Sarah Ellingworth, Ann Ellingworth, grdson Thos. Cooper, &dau. Mary Robarts, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw sons John & Isaac & grdson John Samuells.
     Extrs: s sons John & Isaac.
     Witn: Geo. Dashiell,Jesse Dashiell, Henry Dashiell, Jos Dashiell.
     17 July 1752, sworn to by George, Henry, & Jesse Dashiell.

Liber 28, folio 359
5 May 1752
BOZMAN, THOMAS, Talbot Co., Gent.
     My extr. is to sell my mill land, 20a, & mill, in Tuckahoe, Talbot Co., Good Luck, 210 in Dorchester Co. the money from the last to be paid to Alexander Frazier of Dorchester Co., extr. of the testament of William Perry of the some co. dec towards the debt due s estate from my son-in-law John Sherwood.
     To son & extr., John Bozman, all my other r. e. & the residue of my p. e.
     To grdson John Sherwood (s. o. s John Sherwood), negro woman Salla & her chldn., now in possn. of his father.
     To grdson Thomas Skillington, s. o. Elijah Skillington, negro man Hercules, now in possn. of s Elijah,
     To son-in-law William Dickinson, negro man Pero, negro woman Flora, & negro boys Ism & Moses.
     To dau. Mary Memorial Bozman, negro woman Beck & negro boy Joe, her son.
     To dau. Elizabeth Bozman, negro woman Judith & her daus., girls Rose, Bet, & Sarah.
     To bro. Risdon Bozman, a mourning ring.
     To son-in-law Robert Sherwood, negro girl Grace & negro boy Jacob.
     Witn: Wm Goldsborough, R[ichard] Porter,Vinc[en]t Lowe, Richard Mansfield.
     21 July 1752, sworn to by Godsborough, Porter, & Lowe.

Liber 28, folio 361
24 Oct. 1740
DENTON, VACHEL, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife & extrx., Anne Denton, for life, all my e. r. & p., & on her d., to niece & goddau., Anne Hammond
     What money of Beal Nicholson is in my hands at my d. is to be paid before any other debt.
     Witn: Lan[celo]t Jaques, Thos. Pratt, David Evens. VDenton
     23 Aug. 1752, sworn to by Jaques & Evans.

Liber 28, folio 361
6 Feb. 1752
PRICE, ANDREW, Queen Anns Co.
     To eldest son, Vinsent Price, on the d. of his mother (the fee simple being vested in her), the plntn I live on & negro fellow Tom.
     To son Thos. Price, part of Indian Range, at the head of Bay, & negro gal Lusea he has in possn.
     To son Nicholas Price, negro boy George & negro girl Ann.
     To dau. Mary Fountain, negro girl Racheal now in her possn.
     To dau. Prudence White, negro boy Ceser now in her possn.
     To dau. Elizabeth Price, negro girl Daf.
     To grdson James Price, negro girl Hannah.
     To wife & extrx., Prudence Price, all my g. & c.
     Witn: Willm. Robinson, Ambross Broadaway, William Webb.
     23 July 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Vincent Price, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 362
5 July 1751
BURKE, JOHN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To son James Burke the plntn. where I live, 2 negro slaves, Jack & Lely, & at age 18 he is to be free & receive his e.
     To so Edward Burke, 3 negroe slaves Isaac, Robin, & Jenny L 20, & untoage 21 he is to be bound to a trade in Philadelphia.
     To dau. Sarah Burke, 3 negro slaves, Sam, Dick, & Lurana.
     To dau. Margarett Burke, 3 negro slaves, Mingo, Simon, & Hannah.
     To the Roman Catholick priest, L 4.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn., who are to be brought up in the Roman Catholick Church, & while under age, to be under the care of Dr. Edward Knott, of Talbot Co., my extr.
     Witn: Burton Fra[ncis] Faulkner, Benjamin Faulkner, John Faulkner.
     30 July 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 364
12 Sept. 1751
POLLOCK, JOSEPH, Dorchester Co., planter.
     To son Robert Pollock, the W end of Little Goshan & Horsays Swamp, & if he d. s. p., to youngest son, James Pollock, who is to pay dau. Ann Pollock L 50 when he is 28; also to s Robert, negro boy Sam, & he is to dw. with his mother-in law till he is 18 or she mar.
     To son Zephaniah Pollock, the E part of Little Goshan, & if he d. s. p., to youngesat son, James; also to Zephaniah, a gun.
     S Little Goshan is to be equ. div. betw. sons Robert & Zephaniah at the discretion of my friend John Pollock, s. o. James Pollock & if the E end of Little Goshan is lost, to Zephaniah, young negro girl Fender.
     To eldest dau., Ann Pollock, young negro girl Rose.
     My friend John Pollock may prosecute the suit depending between me & Christopher Nutters
     To son James Pollock, my smiths tools.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my other chldn.
     Extrx: wife [not named].
     Witn: Charles Rawlins, Jacob Layton, John Neal.
     10 June 1752, sworn to by Rawlins & Neal in presence of friend trustee John Pollock.

Liber 28, folio 365
9 May 1752
COWARDING, JOHN, Kent Co.
     To son Edward Cowarding & daus. Ann Strong, wife of James Strong, & Martha Wilson, wife of James Wilson, L 5 apiece.
     To son Ebenezer Cowarding & dau. Frances Cowarding, my extrs., the residue, & if son Ebenezer d. of small pox, which he is with, son Edward is to be extr. in his place.
     Witn: Joseph Nicholson, Roseannah Thomas.
     13 June 1752, sworn to by Nicholson.

Liber 28, folio 366
21 Aug. 1746
RYE, JOSEPH, Kent Co., planter.
     To wife, Rebecca Rye, all e. r. & p. to be distrib. by her on her d. among her chldn.
     Witn: Charles Scott, Sarah Scott.
     22 July 1752, sworn to by Sarah Scott (Charles Scott being d.).

Liber 28, folio 367
10 Dec. 1747
HANSON, MARY, Kent Co.
     To dau. Ann Hanson, Green Branch 200a, & if she d. s. p., to 2 sons Frederick & Gustaves Hanson.
     To son Frederick Hanson, negro man Tobe, a quart silver tankard, & a bed.
     To dau. Sarah, wife of John Waltham, negro man Joe, negro woman Bethena, a large looking glass, a suite curtains, & my clothes.
     To s dau. Ann Hanson, negro man Prince, mulato girl Dulie, negro girl Sylvia, a bed, a looking glass, a desk, & my clothes
     To grdson Frederick Hanson, L 10 & a bed.
     To grddau. Mary Hanson, Sr., negro girl Juda & a bed.
     To grddau. Mary Hanson, Jr., at age 16 or mar., negro woman Rachaell.
     To grddau. Martha Hanson, at age 16 or mar., negro girl Dinah.
     To grdson Hans Hanson, L 3.
     To son & extr., Gustaves Hanson, the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: Ra[lph] Page, Rachaell Davis, Elizabeth Paget. Mary Hanson
     Codicil, 12 May 1752. To grdchldn. John & Hannah Waltham, L10 each. To grdson Frederick Hanson, negro girl Jenny, & he is to be extr. with son Gustaves.
     Witn: Margaet Hanson, Rebecca Watson, Ma[ttheas] Harris.
     4 June 1752, will & codicil sworn to by all 6 witn.

Liber 28, folio 369
14 May 1752
[COLMONDLEY, JOHN, Frederick Co.]
     To Sammues Eles, L 6.
     To Jane Made, L 1.
     To Robard Lamar, Jr., my extr.,all my land & g. & c.
     Witn: Zachariah Eles, James Riggs, James Rimmes.
     15 May 1752, sworn to by Riggs & Ellis.

Liber 28, folio 370
17 March 1749/50
TURNER, WILLIAM, Frederick Co., planter.
     Equ. div. to my chldn. Ann Covell, Sarah, Mary, Rebecah, Willim, & Rachel.
     Extr. Jeremyah Covell, so-in-law.
     Witn: Thomas Maynard, Benjamin Maynard.
     19 Aug. 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 372
22 Feb. 1750/51
BALDWIN, JOHN, Cecil Co., Gent.
     To son-in-law, Mr. John Thompson, negro boy Charles.
     To bro. Thomas Baldwin, all my lands in Anne Arundel Co.
     To grdson John Thompson, s. o. Dowdall Thompson, negro boy Ephraim.
     My son-in-law Dowdall Thompson is to make over all lands I have bonds out for.
     To dau. Hester Thompson, negro woman Jenny, girls Sue & Abigail, boy Jacob, man Joe & his wife, Kate, man Boson & wife ,Hagar, with their chldn. Matts, Thom, Michael, Valentine, Larkin, & Amey, negro man Jem the ferryman, man James & Nell, his wife, girl Lydia, boy Harry son of Joan, boy Isaac son of Doll, & negro woman Rachell at the quarter; also Lot 25 in Frederick Town, Cecil Co., Lot 17 in Cecil Town, Cecil Co., Savins Rest, Baldwin Inlargement, & part of Corrobough.
     To dau. Catherine Baldwin, negro men Toby, Harry, Andrew, man Bob & Joan, his wife, with their child Isaac, man Ned & Patt, his wife, with their child Jem, negro woman Nell with her chldn. Nan, Sue, Stephen, Poll, & Cust, negro girl Ruth, negro boy Phill, negro girls Kate & Augustina, negro woman Joan at the quarter, negro woman Doll, & negro man Sambo; also McGregorys Delight, on Bohemia R., & Lot 2 in Cecil Town.
     To grdson John Thompson, s. o. Dowdall Thompson, Lot 18 in Cecil Town.
     Extrs: son-in-law Dowdall Thompson & dau. Catherine Baldwin, who are to div. equ. the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: Jane Thompson, Cornelius Brady, Charles Coatts.
     15 Aug. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 374
13 July 1752
RACKLIF, CHARLES, Worcester Co., planter.
     To wife, [Rachall] Racklif, for life, 1/3 my e. r. & p, & then to my chldn.
     To son John Racklif, part of the plntn. I dw. on, on the E side Senepuxon Neck from the mulberry post to the line on the middle of the neck that div. betw. me & Maj. John Purnales, but if he d. s. p., to Jones Racklif.
     To son James Racklif, the remaining part of the tracts bequeathed to s son John, from his line N & W, but if s James d. s. p., to s son John.
     Also to s sons John & James Racklif, The Seaders, 120a on Assateague R. on the W side Senepuxon Neck, where Christon Lewis lives, but if both d. s. p., to my 3 daus., Elizabeth, Neomey, & Katharine.
     To son Charls Racklif, Hills Neck, where he lives, 775a beg. at a post set up by Col. James Martin, [comprising] patents Husband Torrent & Addition, on Asman Crk (Crooked Crk. or Cippers Crk. in the patent); also 5 cows, 7 2-yr.-olds. & a bed.
     To son Nathaniell Racklif, the remaining part of s land & marsh not bequeathed to s son Charles; also negro boy Littleton.
     To s 4 sons John, Charles, Nathaniel, & James Spanish Oak Ridge & Ash Swamp.
     To eldest dau., now Mary Hindes, 1 sh. sterl.
     To youngest dau., Kathrine Racklif, at age 16 or mar., negro girl Sue.
     To dau. Comfort Racklif, also White, negro woman Nan, a bed, & a large leather trunk.
     To dau. Hannah, negro boy Prince.
     Todau. Rachell Racliff, negro boy Daniel.
     To dau. Elizabeth Rakliff, negro girl Sarey.
     To dau. Naomey Rackliff, malato boy Jack.
     To son Charles Rackliff, negro man Tom.
     To son John Rackliff, negro man Jack.
     To son James Rackliff, negro man Charles.
     To wife Rachall Rackliff, negro men Will & Robin, negro girl Sarey (or Pale) now in possn. of Thomas Hnds, who mar. Mary Collings, widow of Thomas Collings of Sussex Co.[Delaware].
     Neither Comfort White nor s son Charles is to have any part of my e. till my unmar.chldn. have the full value of my moveables.
     To s son & daus. Comfort, Hannah, Rachall, Elizabeth, Naomey, & Katheron Rackliff the residue equ. div.
     Extrs: wife, Rachall & sons Charls & John Rackliff.
     Witn: John Fossitt, Samuel Halland, Rous Fassitt.
     31 Aug. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Charles Ratcliffe renounced the extrship.

Liber 28, folio 378
3 Aug. 1752, Margret Winszer declined administering on the e. of her dec husband, Jacob Winszer.

Liber 28, folio 378
13 April 1752
JOHNSON, PETER, Worcester Co.
     To John Johnson, s. o. John Johnson, my dw. plntn. with all the land given me by my father, Peter Johnson, & the use of Come by 13 April 1752 Chance 50a.
     To bro. Arther Johnson, Come by Chance 50a (except cutting timber, which I have given to my cousen John Johnson, s. o. John Johnson), my broad axe, carpenters adze, & drawing knife.
     To sister Charity, 2 dishes, 3 plates, 1 bason, dozen putter spoons, & an iron skillet.
     To Joys Carey, a bed & furn.
     The residue to my bro. & extr., John Johnson.
     Witn: Parker Selby, Joseph Merrill, William Bennit.
     3 Aug. 1752, sworn to by Merrill & Bennett.

Liber 28, folio 379
8 Sept 1751
HARRIS, CALEB, Somerset Co.
     To son James Harris, 1 sh. sterl.
     To son & extr., Abraham Harris, Flemmons Loss, 60a I escheated, my p. e., & my crop of corn now in the ground.
     Witn: Jacob Williams, Mary Williams, John Tull.
     19 Aug. 1752, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 28, folio 380
27 May 1751
HAWKINS, ELEANOR, Charles Co.
     To sister Mary Hawkins, all my rings & wearing appl.
     To Saml. Hanson, my extr., nego man Jupiter & the residue.
     Witn: Mary Hawkins, Randolph Hawkins.
     1 Aug. 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 380
24 March 1752
PORTEUS, EDMUND, Charles Co.
     To wife & extrx., Martha Porteus, the residue of my p. e., & for life, the land I live on, which I bought of James Mudd, & on her d., to bro. Bielby Porteus
     To Saml. Ogle, Esq., gov of Maryland, Edmund Jennings, Esq., Mrs. Joan Hawkins, Saml Hawkins, & Saml. Hanson, each a ring.
     Witn: Richd. Tubman, Sam. Hanson, Henry Tubman.
     30 July 1752, sworn to by Richard & Henry Tubman.

Liber 28, folio 381
21 July 1752
STEVINS, HENRY, Prince George's Co.
     To sons Gabrel Stevins & John Stevins, The Widows Trouble, bought of Thomas Blandford dec , equ. div., the place I dw. on for John & the place where the blacksmith shop stands for Gabrel, at age 21.
     To wife & extrx. Blanche Stevins, all the rest of my p. e., but if she mar., to be div. among my chldn.: Lucy, Keziar, Susana, Solaman, & Absalam Stevins.
     To son Solaman Stevins, the blacksmiths tools.
     Witn: Jno Loggins, Elizth Loggins, Mary Casstle.
     13 Sept. 1752, sworn to by Mr. John Loggins, & the widow declared that Benjn. Stevens, eldest son, had left his father before his d. & was not returned when the will was proved.

Liber 28, folio 382
21 Feb. 1749/50
SCOTT, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co.
     To 2 sons, Henry Scott & Zachariah Scott, my lands equ. div., s Henry to have 1st choice, & if either d. s. p., to dau. Rachel.
     To son Henry, negro girl Clare, & to son Zachariah, negro Robin on their mother d.
     To dau. Rachel Scott, negro girl Hannah, a cow & calf & young mare called hers, & the bed she lies on.
     To grddau. Ruth Hamilton, on day of mar., a cow & calf.
     To dau. Henereto Shaw, a ewe & lamb.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Scott, for life, the residue of my p. e., & on her d., to be equ. div. betw. sons Henry & Zachariah Scott, Henereto Shaw, Rachel Scott, & Ruth Hamilton.
     25 Aug. 1752, sworn to by Joshua Beall, who wrote the will & was required by the testator Willm. Scott
     to come over the next day & bring 2 more witn.

Liber 28, folio 384
4 March 1748
CONN, HUGH, Protestant Dessenting Minister of Prince George's Co.
     To eldest son, Hugh Conn, 100a of Josephs Park, on the N side ofRock Crk.
     To 2d son, James Conn, 100a of s tract betw. his brother Hugh land & the land where I have a quarter.
     To 3d son, John Conn, betw. 200 & 300a of Hudsons Range, on both sides of the beaverdam from Fits Br. to Dr. Haswells plntn.
     To 4th son, George Conn, 200a of my dw. plntn, NW of Fits Br., to be made up of Hudsons Range & the upper end of Wm. & Ann,which I lately bought of Mr. Wm. Thornton.
     To 5th son, Samuell Conn, 100a of Josephs Park where I have a quarter.
     To son Joseph Conn, my dw. plntn. 200a, but if I d. before he comes of age, s son James shall inherit my dw. plntn. at the Eastern Branch, & the land I gave him at Rock Crk. is to go to his bro. Joseph
     If any of my 3 sons Hugh, James, & Samuel, d. s. p., their share of s Josephs Park is to be equ. applied to the survivors.
     If any of s 3 sons John, George, & Joseph, to whom Hudsons Range, White Lackington, Wm. & Ann is left, their share is to be equ. applied to the survivors.
     To dau. Ann Conn, negro girl Lydia.
     To dau. Eliabeth Conn, negro girl Betty Betty, & if s negro girls d. before s daus. come of age . . . .
     To son Hugh Conn, a plate tobacco box with his name on it, a suit of my clothes, & an equ. share of my books.
     The rest of my p. e. to be equ. div. among my 7 chldn. 5 boys & 2 girls when they come to age.
     Extrs: sons James, George, & John Conn.
     Witn: Jam[es] Edmondston, Thos. Cleland, [Dr.] David Ross.
     26 Aug. 1752, sworn to by Ross; the deposition of Edmondston is carried to fol. 460.

Liber 28, folio 385
4 June 1748
MITCHEL, JOHN, Sr., Prince George's Co., planter.
     To dau. Mary Lee, sons John & David Mitchel, & dau. Sarah Atterbary, 1 sh. apiece.
     To son John Mitchel, Jr., 55 apple tres, the 5 rows next the marsh.
     To sons John Mitchel, Jr. , & David Mitchel, equ. div. on my wife d., my pr. of hand millstones & irons, crosscut saw, & wedges.
     To grddau. Elizabeth Yaxley, on my wife d. or age 16, a heifer, a sow & pigs, & the bed she lies on, but if she d. before age 16 or my wife d., to my dau. Elizabeth Mitchel, Jr.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth, for life, the plntn. where I live & all my p. e., & on her d., s p. e. to dau. Eliz. Mitchel, Jr., but if she d. before s wife or before she is mar., to grddau. Elizabeth Yaxley.
     To son David Mitchel, (on s wife d.) the 59a I live on, not disturbing my s dau. Eliz. during the time of her celibacy.
     Witn: Joseph Peach, Mary Peach, John Varney.
     26 Aug. 1752, sworn to by Joseph & Mary Peach.

Liber 28, folio 387
23 Nov. 1751
REES, SOLOMON, Baltimore Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Jane Rees, my whole e.
     To sons Solomon Rees & Daniel Rees, L 25 each.
     Witn: Stephen Scarlett, John Scarlett, David Law. Solomon S Rees
     8b[er] 16, 1752, sworn to by Stephen & Jno. Scarlett.

Liber 28, folio 288
15 June 1752
WARFIELD, RICHARD, son of Alexandr., Anne Arundel Co.
     Extrx: wife, Sarah Warfield.
     Brandy is to be equ. div. into 2 parts, one, pitched on by my mother, Sarah Warfield, to be sold.
     To sons Lancelot & Richard Warfield, the remaining part of s tract after my s mother d.
     The 175a near Pipe Crk. I have by my s wife are to be sold.
     To dau. Elizabeth, negro lad Jacob.
     To dau. Mary, negro girl Moll, to be property of my s wife for life.
     Witn: John Porter, Sarah Gaither, Lance Todd
     9 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Porter & Todd.

Liber 28, folio 389
22 April 1752
HERINTON, DAVID, Queen Anns Co.
     To wife [Rebecca] & son Nathan, Beavour Dams Addition, my ddw. plntn.
     To son George Hrrinton, Joneses Forrest.
     To son John Herinton, Buck Bay.
     To son James Herinton, Beavour Dam.
     To son Gedion Herinton, Herrintons Desire.
     To dau. Ann Long, Hopewell 100a.
     To wife, Rebecca Herinton, & chldn George, John James, Nathaniel, Nathan, Gedion, & Ann the residue equ. div.
     Extrs: wife & son, George Herinton.
     Witn: Jno. Newnam, Jno. Furbusk, Martha Cohee. David D Herinton
     25 Oct. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of George Herrinton, heir at law,
     & the widow stood to the devise of land but chose her 1/3 of the p. e.

Liber 28, folio 390
30 Dec. 1751
SMITH, NATHANIEL, St. Leonards Creek, Calvert Co.
     To bro. John Smith, my dw. house with the lands left me by my dec bro. Richd. Smith, but if my mother, Aletha Cook, sh be obliged to depart from her husb., Mr. Cook, or he sh d., leaving her destitute, she is to have a room in my s house.
     To nephew Walter Smith, s. o. my bro. Walter Smith dec , negro boy Tom.
     To niece Althea Smith, d. o. s bro. Walter Smith dec , 2 negro girls, Silla & Pett.
     To Richard Parran, s. o. Young Parran by my cousin Elizabeth, negro boy Charles.
     To friend James John Mackall, my great case with all the bottles & liquor.
     To Susanna Mackall, d. o. s Jas. Jno. Mackall, L 30 sterl. to buy a negro boy, my horse, & a Japanned corner cupboard & teatable.
     To Young Parran & Elizabeth, his wife, each a genteel suit of mourning, which I request they wear for my sake.
     To Phillip Parran, my bob-tail gray horse.
     To sister Alethea Parker, a white mare I bought of Joseph Johnson & L 12 sterl.
     To bro. John Smith, the residue of my p. e. on condition he pay s Alethea Parker 3000 lb. tob. annually during her life.
     Extr: bro. John Smith.
     Witn: Jno. Somervell, Jas. Jno. Mackall, Alexr. Somervell, Young Parran.
     21 Aug. 1752, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 28, folio 392
24 March 1752
ASQUE, MICHALL, Calvert Co.
     To my 3 sons, Jno, William, & Henry Asque, all my lands, part of Lowreys Chance, equ. div., but they are not to disturb my wife, Anne, during her widhood.
     To my 7 chldn, - Benjamin, Elizabeth, Joseph, Mary, Christian, Abraham, & Derumple Asque my p. e. equ. div.
     Extr: son Henry Asque.
     Witn: Thom. Reynolds, Richd. Gybson, John Gibson. Michl. MA Asque
     Sworn to by Richd. & Jno. Gybson 1 Sept. 1752 & by Reynolds, who said testators memory was impaired by sickness & old age, 21 Sept. 1752.

Liber 28, folio 293
23 Aug. 1752
STALLINGS, JCOB, Calvert Co.
     To son Jacob Stallings, Brook Neck, where he lives.
     To 2 sons Isaac Stallings & Kent Stallings, the rest of my lands equ. div., each having the part where he lives.
     To wife, Martha, negro wench Tamer.
     To son Isaac, negro wench Sarah; to son Kent, negro oy Watt; to son John, negro girl Rachell.
     To my 4 grdchldn. Fanny Frazor, John Peters, Robt. Peters, & Willlm. Peters 1 sh. each.
     To my 7 chldn. equ. div., the residue of my p. e.: Jacob, John, Isaac, Joseph, & Kent Stallings, Ann Griffon, & Eliza. Stallings.
     Extrx: wife, Martha, & if she d., son Isaac Stallings.
     Witn: Joseph Hardesty, James Mules, Thom Reynolds (who was asked to write the will).
     7 Nov. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 394
11 July 1752
WATTS, THOMAS, Jr.[St. Mary's Co.]
     To bro. William my part of negro girl Judah & horse Cungee.
     To bro. George, negro Robert, my part of negroes mentioned in a contract of mar. made by my mother, my saddle, & all my tob.
     To my mother, my horse Merreboy.
     Extr: bro. William.
     Witn: Mary Waughop, Thomas Pal[m] Waughop, Kath Waughop.
     24 Aug. 1752, sworn to by Mary & Thos. Palm. Waughop

Liber 28, folio 395
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BOULD, JOHN, St. Mary's Co., cordwainder.
     To sons Ignatius Bould & William Bould, equ. dv., 150a in the neck betrween them, the part where I live to Ignatius & the other part to William.
     The 25a lying out of the neck are to be sold for 3000 lb. tob. & 10 barrels of corn or to remain with son John.
     The 2 negroes I bought of Mr.Blackhurst arte to be returned to him.
     Negro Will is to be dlvd. to Col. Plater or Maj. Barnes, whichever will discharge my 2 bonds, one for L 20, the other for L 10 sterl.
     Extrx: wife, Susanna Bould.
     Witn: Charles Payen, James Sissell, John Norris.
     9 Nov. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 396
15 Aug. 1752
[BARBER, BAPTIS, St. Mary's Co.]
     To son Archibald Donaldson Barber, Westham, where I dw.
     To the child my wife goes with, if a son, Luckland, at Birds Crk., & if a dau., to son Archibald.
     To dau. Rebecka Barber & the child my wife goes with, if a dau., Stansbury Plains, in Batimore Co., equ. div., if a son, s land to dau. Rebecca.
     Extrx: wife [not named].
     Witn: Ri[chard] Cooke, Thomas Barber, Leo[nar]d Briscoe.
     3 Oct. 1752, sworn to by Barber & Briscoe, & 8 Nov. 1752, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 397
16 Oct. 1752
HYNSON, NATHANIEL, Jr., Kent Co.
     To son Nathaniel, all my land in the Eastern Neck I., silver spurs, troopers hanger, new gun.
     To wife, Mary Hynson, sorrel mare Carman with her yearling colt, & new saddle & bridle which I sent for to England.
     To 2 sons James & Joseph, part of Partnership, at the head of Chester R., equ. div. as judged by Mr. Cornelius Comegys, James, the elder, to have first choice.
     To son James, my silver buckles with my new violen.
     To son Joseph, horse Raind & the sorrel mare Blas
     To dau. Mary, negro girl Abigal.
     To dau. Rebecca, negro Hagar.
     To dau. Ann, negro girl Bett.
     To dau. Hannah, negro girl Silva.
     My 2 sailing boats are to be sold, & the other, the Cutter, to be kept for the use of the family.
     Extrx: wife, Mary.
     Witn: James Smith, Jr., Geo. Garnett, James Kelley. Nathl. Hynson, Jr.
     4 Nov. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Nathaniel Hynson, son & heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 398
28 Dec. 1751
GRANGER, WILLIAM, Kent Co., Gent.
     To wife & extrx., Mary, my stallion & bridle with her own saddle.
     After her 1/3 & Martha Smyths & Mary Smyths e. being satisfied, the residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 3 chldn. Elizabeth Granger, William Granger, & Thomas Granger.
     Witn: Samel. Wickes, Lawrence Bolton, Darby Hands.
     7 May 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 399
24 April 1751
BORDLEY, THOMAS, Kent Co.
     To son William Bordley, all my land on the E side the road from Farley to Chester Town.
     To son Arthur Bordley, Kindness, betw. the road from Farley to Chester Town & the road from Langfords Bay Mill to s Town.
     The residue of my p e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 4 chldn: Stephen, Sarah, William, & Arthur Bordley.
     Extrx: wife, Anne Bordley.
     Witn: R[ichar]d Porter, Jr., Phil. Milton, Ja[mes] Thomas.
     7 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Porter & Thomas (Milton having d. since the execution of the will
     & Stephen Bordley, heir at law, having written that he had no objection).

Liber 28, folio 400
19 Sept. 1752
DURBIN, SAMUEL, Frederick Co., planter.
     To son William Durbin, 100a at the lower end of Cobbs Choice in lieu of The Pleasants Green.
     To dau. Ann Durbin, a cow & calf.
     To dau. Margret Durbin, an heifer yearlin.
     To son John Durbin, my sorrel mares colt.
     My wife & extrx. [not named] is to keep all above written & the dw. plntn. if she not mar.
     To son Samuel Durbin, on his mother d., the dw. plntn. 50a.
     Witn: Edwd. Meacham, Thos. Logsdon, William Wilson.
     23 Oct 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 402
3 March 1750/1
KENNET, WILLIAM, Worcester Co.
     To son William Kennet, the plntn where I dw., 150a on the Beaverdam Crk. & a suit of clothes.
     To son Turvell Kennet, the plntn. of 150a where son Wm. dw. up the line to the sandy valley & a dogwood betw. Gothard & mine, & he is to be bound out to a trade, & a gun.
     To son Presgrave Kennet, the rest of my land & a gun, & he is to be bound out to sea or to a trade.
     To 2 sons Turvell & Presgrave, negro girl Esther.
     To dau, Rachall, negro boy Pompey.
     To dau. Mary, negro boy Samson.
     My wife [Mary] is to dw. on this plntn.unless she mar., & she & son Wm. are to be my extrs.
     If either of my youngest sons d. s. p., the other is to have the land & the negro girl.
     Witn: David Johnson, John Turvill, Saml. Hopkins.
     8 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Johnson, & Wm. Kennet renounced extrship; 9 Nov. 1752, the widow chose her 1/3, & 20 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Turvil.

Liber 28, folio 403
11 June 1752
HODGE, ROBERT, Worcester Co.
     To son Fleming Hodge, 125a of Sandown on the E side Pokemake R. near Capongo, on Sisi Neck beg. at a pond on the N side of a house built by my sons Fleming, Wm., & Joshua Hodge.
     To son Wm. Hodge, the land I dw. on, part of Enlargement 402a, Elves Chance 100a, Roberts Desire 200a, including the plntn where Johnson Hill lives; also the rest of Sandown.
     To son Fleming Hodge, the rest of Enlargement 402a,Elioves Chance 100a, Roberts Desire 200a.
     To daus. Elizabeth, Elioner, & Martha Hodge, 3 negroes: Quamino, Nancy, & Fliroro
     The residue of my p. e.to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: Fleming, William, Elizabeth, Elionor, & Martha Hodge.
     Extrs: Fleming & William Hodge.
     Witn: James Round, William Richards, Jr., Tabitha Truitt.
     27 Sept. 1752, sworn to by Richards & Truitt.

Liber 28, folio 404
24 Aug. 1752
HAZZARD, JOHN, Worcester Co.
     To son David Hazzard, the plntn. I dw. on, part of Middlesex with all my land on the S side Barkers Br., 2 cows & calves, & a gun.
     To son John Robins Hazzard, all my land on the N side Barkers Br. & 3 cows & calves when he is 21.
     To son William Hazzard, negro girl Bess, 3 young cows & calves, a bed, & a desk when he is 21.
     To wife & extrx. Arcadah, the residue of my e.both within doors & without.
     Witn: John Cord, Wlliam Holland, Michael Godwin.
     8 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Godwin & Wm. Holland, & 9 Nov. 1752, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 405
3 April 1751
SMITH, JEREMIAH, Worcester Co., gardner or miller.
     To Alexander Buncle, my extr., al my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Robert Craig, John Wilson.
     10 Nov. 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 406
12 July 1752
BOLTON, ELIZABETH, Queen Anns Co.
     To dau. Sarah, roan mare Herrick with side saddle.
     To son Daniel, negro man Scipia & a bed.
     To be equ. div. among all my chldn., the crop of wheat just cut & every thing that would fall to my by virtue of my husband will.
     Extrs: William Robinson & James Hambleton.
     Witn: Geo. Personett, Michael Bateman.
     7 Dec. 1752, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 407
23 April 1752
JUMP, THOMAS, Sr. [Queen Anns Co.]
     My wife, Alice Jump, possn. of my dw. house so long as she keeps name Jump, but if she mar., 1/3.
     To sons Thomas Jump & Isaac Jump, 100a of the N side of Horse Paster East & West.
     To son Peter Jump, the remainder of the Horse Paster & the dw. plntn. he lives on.
     To son Abraham Jump, Jumps Branch, 80 or 90a of Jumps Chance on the N side Jumps Branch & my clothes.
     To son Thomas Jump, a hefer.
     To grdson John Bounds Jump, heir of my son Edward Jump, 1 sh.
     To sons Peter Jump & Isaac Jump, all my p. e.
     Extrs: sons Thomas Jump & Peter Jump.
     Witn: Nathll. Knotty, James Beall, Solomon Jump, Wait Man Mackelgan, Van Jump.
     30 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Nathaneal Knotts, Solomon Jumpe, Vaughan Jumpe;
     John Bounds Jumpe, heir at law, is an infant.

Liber 28, folio 408
18 Aug. 1752
McCOMBS, JAMES, Cecil Co.
     To eldest son, John, 120a of Agels Rest, 307a in Kent Co.
     To sons William & Jacob, the remainder of s land.
     To son Bartholomew, McComps Desire, 84a in Kent Co.
     I appt. wife, Grace McCombs extrx. of my p. e. to dispose of as she sees fit, but if she mar., she is to have only 1/3.
     Witn: Wm. Kirkpatrick, Patrick Vance, Rachel McCombs.
     16 Oct. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn; see probate on fol. 490.

Liber 28, folio 409
28 Jun 1752
STEWART, JAMES, Anne Arundel Co.
     To bro. & extr. Edward Stewart, all my e.
     Witn: Charles Stewart, Samuel Lusby, Daniel Brooks. James Stewart
     6 July 1752, sworn to by Stewart & Lusby, & Richard Mooer, at their request, wrote the names of Lusby & Brooks.

Liber 28, folio 410
14 May 1752
DORSEY, ELENOR, Anne Arundel Co., widow.
     To son Edward Dorsey, negro wench Jenne, negro man Primas & Hannah, his wife, 3 cows & calves, a bed, & L 10.
     To dau. Sophia Gough, to be paid yearly by s Edwd., the profits from s slaves, & Thomas Gough, her husband, is not to have any claim to s profits.
     To dau. Deborah Dorsey, negro wench Hago & her child Biddy.
     To grdson Henry Woodward, negro boy Jack.
     To grddau. Mar Todd, L 10.
     To grddau. Elenor Dorsey, d. . my son John Dorsey, negro wench Frank.
     To son Thomas Beale Dorsey, old negro man Peter & Flora, his wife, & L 10.
     To grdson Caleb Dorsey & grddaus. Ann, Elenor, Elizabeth, & Mary Dorsey, daus. of son Richard Dorsey, L 10 sterl. apiece.
     To my chldn. living at my d., the residue.
     Extr: son John Dorsey.
     Witn: Richard Warfield, Sr., Edward Baldwin.
     15 July 1752, sworn to by Baldwin.

Liber 28, folio 411
10 March 1752
HOWARD, GUIDEN, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife, Lidea Howard, for life, Days Discovery, & on her d. or mar., to son Philip Howard.
     To dau. Susannah Howard, a horse colt of mare Ladey.
     To son Samuel Howard, all my wearing appl.
     To son Matthew 3 chldn., Guiden, Elizabeth, & Catherine, the produce of a hoghead of tob. shipt. by s Matthew.
     To son John Howard, a gold ring of 1 guineau price.
     To s wife, for life, the residue of my p. e., & on her d. or mar., to be equ. div. among my chldn: John Howard, Matthew, Samuel, Susannah, Rachel, Ann, Hannah, Phillip, Margaret, & Mary Howard.
     Extrs: wife, Lide Howard, John Worthington, John Howard, & Matthew Howard.
     Witn: Thomas Wenman Roden, Mary Roden, Lance Todd; see fo. 489 for John Worthington renunciation. Guiden H Howard
     23 July 1752, sworn to by Thomas Wenman & Mary Roden.

Liber 28, folio 412
19 8mo. (Aug.) 1752
GALLOWAY, JOSEPH, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife & extrx., Ann Galloway, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, the use of 1/3 my r. e.
     To my only dau., Ann, the other 2/3 my p. e. & all my r. e., 2/3 both p. e. & r. e. at age 16 or mar., but if she d. s. p. before age 16 or mar., all e. to s wife for life.
     If s dau. d. s. p. before age 16 or mar., to nephew Samuel Galloway, on s wife d., those lands near West River adj. the plntn. where I live devised to me by my father; to nephew Joseph Galloway, s. o. my bro, John, on s wife d., the parcel I bought of Jacob Duhadway (part of Dort), & 2 other parcels, bought of my bro. Peter: Favour Indeed & Bonnerton; to nephew Joseph Galloway, s. o. my bro. Peter, on s wife d., my lands near the head of South River, part of 2 tracts: Whitehall & What You Will; to son John Thomas, s. o. friend Philip Thomas, on the d. of s wife, Brownton, bought of Nathan Rigbye & Galloways Points, on West River; to Samuel Robertson, on the d. of s wife, Good Will Purchased Again, bought of Thomas Bond; the 2/3 my p. e. given to s dau. to be equ. div. among nephews Samuel Galloway, his bro. Joseph Galloway, Dr. Richard Johns, Joseph Cowman, Jr., John Thomas above named, his bro. Philip Thomas, & Susanna, wife of Kensey Johns.
     To Mary Plummer, sister to my wife, several debts due to me, one from her late husband.
     If my s wife d. before s dau. reaches age 16 or mar., my friend Philip Thomas is to take charge of her & her e.
     Witn: Rebekah Harris, Richard Richardson, George Neall, Joseph Watters.
     12 Dec. 1752, affirmed by Harris, Richardson, & Walters (Quakers) & sworn to by Neall.
     Codicil. I now devise the part of Dort I devised to nephew Joseph Galloway, s. o. my bro. John, to Samuel Galloway.
     24 8 mo. (Aug.) 1752.
     Witn: John Hamilton, William Coale, Alexr. Hamilton.
     12 Dec. 1752, sworn to by John & Alexr. Hamilton.

Liber 28, folio 416
29 June 1751
HARRISON, WILLIAM, White Haven, Cumberland Co., mariner.
     To sister Elizth. Harrison, Trotters Lot & Poplar Level, in Maryland, my 400a in Dorset Co. & my 300a in Talbot Co., & 2 negroes.
     To bro. John Harrison, Dover, Dover Marsh, & all my other lots.
     If both d. s. p. under age 21, to my cousin William, s. o. Wm. Richardson of Talbot Co., Trotters Lot; to cousin Peter Richardson, s. o. s Wm. Richardson, Popular Level; to William, s. o. John Dickinson of Dorset Co., s 400a; & to my cousin John Dickinson of Dorset Co., s 300a with Dover & Dover Marsh.
     To s bro. & sister John & Elizabth Harrison, equ. div., all my p. e.
     Extrs: & grdns. of s bro. & sister during their minority, my uncle Charles Dickinson of Dorset Co., William Goldsbery of Talbot Co., & John Fisher of White Haven, mercht.
     Witn: John Lewthwaite, Henry Bragg, Henry Littledale. Wm. Harrison
     23 Aug. 1751, proved before the Revd. Curwen Huudleston & the admin. granted to John Fisher, one of the extrs.
     19 Sept. 1752, Wm Goldsborough renounces the extrship.
     18 Dec. 1752, Charles Dickinson, the only acting extr. in Maryland, took the oath.

Liber 28, folio 417
9 Dec. 1752
RICHARDS, SAMUEL, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To son Samuel Richards, daus. Mary & Sarah, & son John Richards, 2 sh. 6 pence apiece.
     To wife, Mary Richards, & son George Protter Richards, the residue equ. div.
     Extrs: wife, Mary Richards, & son George Protter.
     Witn: Guy White, George Wells.
     18 Dec. 1752, sworn to by the witn.

Liber 28, folio 418
15 Sept. 1752
STEWART, CHARLES, Dorchester Co.
     To bros. Thomas Stewart & James Stewart, Murrays Friendship equ. div., left me by my father, Thomas to have the part next him.
     To s Thomas, nagro fellow Jack & the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: John Thomson, George Hicks, William Norton.
     24 Oct. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn after due notice given to the heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 419
13 Aug. 1751
EDLEN, THOMAS, Prince George's Co., planter.
     To son Thomas, 121a where he lives, part of Apple Door & Rome.
     To son Christopher, the remaining part of the 2 s tracts.
     To son Charles, the other s remaining part, provided he pay his mother 800 lb. tob. for 5 yrs. or until she marry.
     To wife & extrx. [not named], for life, 1/3 s 2 tracts, incl. the plntn. where I live, & she is to give 800 lb. tob. to the poorest.
     To sons Charles & Thomas, 3 ewes & lambs each.
     To James Atkinson, Jr., 2 barrels of Indian corn & my wearing appl.
     Witn: Peter Robinson, Francis Jenkins, James Allder, Richd. Edelen, Jr.
     1 Dec. 1752, sworn to by Jenkins, Allder, & Edelen; the heir at law has no objection.

Liber 28, folio 421
1 Dec. 1738
VINCEN, THOMAS, [Somerset Co.], very aged.
     To son Thos. Vincen, all my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Purnell Johnson, Thomas Hall, Wm. Bready.
     22 Nov. 1752, Isaac Handy swore that he wrote the will & it remained in his desk till the 20th of this instant, & Purnell Johnson, surviving witn., swore that he subscribed his name.
     N. B. Charge the recording & Proving this will to Sarah Vincent, at whose instance it was proved.

Liber 28, folio 422
27 Oct. 1752
CLAGETT, RICHARD, Prince George's Co.
     To son Edward Clagetts, 200a of Greenland, where he lives, & 200a of Croome on the S side of St. Charleses Br.
     To grdchld Richard Berry, s. o. Jeremiah & Mary Berry, 100a of Croome on the S side St. Charleses Br.
     To sons Samul Clagetts & Richard Clagett, equ. div., the rest of Croome.
     To my sons & daus. Elinor Eversfield, Edward Clagetts, Mary Berry, Richard Clagetts, & Samuel Clagetts, my whole p. e.
     Extrs: sons Samuel & Richard Clagetts.
     Witn: Robt. Bradly, Hooper Gwynn, William Amies, Joshua Robinson.
     7 Dec. 1752, sworn to by Gwynn, Robinson, & Amiss.

Liber 28, folio 423
9 May 1750
TYLER, MEREEN, Prince George's Co.
     To Phill Pindel, negro Jack, my cattle, & hand mill & all the rest of my p. e.
     Witn: [Maj.]Thos. Harwood, Richd. Harwood, Jr.
     29 Nov. 1752, sworn to by both witn.

5 Jan. 1753, Mrs. Abigal DeButts, widow of Robert DeButts late of Frederick Co. dec , declared she relinquished her claim to a lot in Frederick Town devised her by her s late husband & chose her dower in all his lands.

Liber 28, folio 424
17 Nov. 1752
JAMES, JAMES, late of New Town, Kent Co., now residing in Philadelphia, Penna., tanner & currier.
     To my bro. Jervis James, all my e. r. & p.
     Extr: my uncle & friend, Thomas Jervis of Philadelphia.
     Witn: Mark Kuhl, Charles Moore, Mary Dallas, John Reily.
     Philadelphia, 22 Dec. 1752, sworn to by Moore & Reily.

Liber 28, folio 426
20 April 1752
FLEMENG, ELIZABETH, St. Peters Parish, Talbot Co.
     To Elizabeth Mecarty, my whole e.
     Extr: Thomas Mecarty.
     Witn: Erasmus Hollerane, Elizabeth Bowdle.
     2 Jan 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 427
13 May 1743
WILSON, JAMES, Prince George's Co., Gent.
     To son Josiah Wilson, the lower part of the land I bought of Mr. Thomas Sherdine adj. Mr. Alexander Magruder land Cox Hays & running to Wm. Olivers spring br. & down rhe br. to Covingtons Crk. & down it to Patuxent R., when he is 21.
     To son William Wilson, the upper part of Rich Neck, the land I live on, on the W side the main br., betw. it & the br. that comes down from Wm. Watsons old plntn., whn he is 21, & 50a in possn. of Peter Brightwell.
     To son James Wilson, the middle part of the land I live on, adj. the Quasco, when he is 21.
     If all my s sons d. s. p., their parts afsd. to my wife Sophia Wilson & dau. Martha Wilson, & if s Martha d. s. p., to s Sophia, & on her d., to my bro. Joshua Wilson.
     To s dau. 2 lots in Charles Town, or Mt. Calvert, puchased by my father, one from Christopher Beans, the other from Mr. Henry Botelar dec , & a lot in Annapolis purchased by him of Patrick Ogelby.
     Mount Calvert Manner, Deacons, Bordlers, & other lands late in possn. of my s brother & willed to me by him before he went on his travels, are to be equ. div. betw. my son Lingan Wilson & the child my wife is big with, but if female, to Lingan only.
     To s child my wife is big with, if female, 90a I exchanged with my bro. Lingan Wilson, at age 16.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among s wife & my chldn. Joshua, William, James, & Martha Wilson.
     To s dau. at age 16, 2000 lb. tob. or L 10 sterl.
     My wife & extrx., Sophia Wilson, is to give ro my s 4 eldest chldn. Dr. Hornecks crucified Jesus when each comes to age.
     Witn: Alexdr. Magruder, Jr., Hezh. Magruder, Jno. Turton. See fol. 500 for Sophia renunciation of the will.
     18 Jan. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 429
29 Nov. 1752
BOWIE, JOHN, Jr., Prince George's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Eliza. Bowie, 5 slaves Robin, Pegg, Sambo, Alse, & Sall my hhold furn & livestock with privelege to dw & work her slaves until she mar., when she must give up the land.
     To dau. Mary Magruder, 2000 lb. tob. & 2 cows.
     To son Allen Bowie, my part of Hermatage.
     To son James Bowie, 3 tracts: Pine Thicket, Pine Thickett Enlarged, & Allen & James.
     To son John Bowie, my part of Baileys Discovery & 2 parcels, part of Brockhall.
     The residue to my 3 sons & the child my wife now bears at age 18.
     Grdns. & trustees: Thomas Bowie & James Magruder, the last I give 1 share of tob. at each of my sons plntns. for being overseer.
     Witn: Char[les] Hodges, Benjamin Hodges, Eliza. Mullikin.
     5 Feb. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. before Allen Bowie, heir at law, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 430
20 Feb. 1750/51
PRICE, THOMAS, Charles Co.
     To wife & extrx., Frances Price, for widhood all my e.
     To son Richard Price, at my wife d. or mar., Robertsons Purchase 214a, butr if he d. s. p., to the child my wife now bears, but if s child d. s. p., to my sister Sarah Bazwell.
     On my wife d. or mar., my m. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my son Rich Price & the child my wife goes with.
     Witn: John Elgin, Thomas Harrison, Mary Harrison, Eliza. Harrison.
     30 Nov. 1752, sworn to by John Elgin & Thomas & Mary Harrison, & the widow would abide by her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 431
19 Jan 1752
MUNKESTER, ANN, Charles Co.
     My body is to be bur. at Dannel Writs.
     To bro. & extr., William Gudrick, my sons James Munkester & Charles till age 18 & my daus. Prissiller, Ann, & Alezebeth till age 16 & all my g. & c.
     Witn: Mary Walker, Patrick Maccan.
     4 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Maccan.

Liber 28, folio 432
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SPRAKE, CHRISTOPHER, Calvert Co.
     All my e. to wife Margaret Sprake.
     Witn: Benj. Sedgwick, Chas Donin.
     21 Dec. 1752, sworn to by Sedgwick.

Liber 28, folio 432
24 Dec. 1751
DAFFIN, JOHN, [St. Mary's Co.]
     To wife & extrx., Faith Daffan, all my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Thomas PerrinJames MacClaland, Mazoten Furgoe, Draden Machanland.
     29 Jan. 1753, sworn to by MacClaland & Machanland, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 433
24 Aug. 1752
MEDLY, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Elioner Medley, for life, the plntn. I live on, & on her d., to dau. Elioner, & if I have any right to them, 5 negroes that came by her.
     To dau. Mary, a negro woman & child [not named] she has in possn., 2 2-yr.-old steers & 2 2-yr.-old hogs.
     To dau. Elioner Medley, at age 16 or mar., a 2-yr.-old mare & a cow & calf.
     Witn: Cor[neliu]s Maning, Clement Medley, Jr., George Greenwell.
     29 Nov. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 434
22 June 1752
TUCKER, SEABORN, Anne Arundel Co.
     To dau. Ann Birckhead, my dw. plntn. & all my lands
     To son John Tucker, the sterl. money in John Buchanan hands to buy him a piece of land, & on his d. to grdson Seaborn Tucker.
     To son Jacob Tucker, negro girl Dighder.
     To grddau. Ann Birckhead, negro girl Love.
     The residue, equ. div., to John Tucker, Mary C[h?]ar, & Ann Birckhead.
     Extr: son-in-law Samuell Birckhead.
     Witn: Neh[emiah] Birckhead, Alexander Frazer, Elender Fowler.
     12 March 1753, affirmed by Birckhead (Quaker) & sworn to by Fraizer.

Liber 28, folio 435
18 March 1751
SPARROW, THOMAS, City of Annapolis, [Anne Arundel Co.].
     To eldest dau. Mary Sparrow, negro boy Jack, living with John Wooden, Jr., in Baltimore Co., & negro girl Hagar, living with me.
     To dau. Elizabeth Sparrow, negro girl Dinah, living with s dau grdfather, John Wooden, in Baltimore Co., & negro girl Dinah, living with William Pouteney in s co.
     To s 2 daus., equ. div., the white horse I used to ride & the horse now breaking at Richard Tidings & all hhold & kitchen furn. except my black walnut desk, Japan case of drawers, & best bed, all of which I give to son Thomas Sparrow.
     To Rebecca Green, dau. of my friend & neighbor Jonas Green, old negro woman Sarah provided she be given, in moderate portions, a bottle of rum every 40 days, & my milch cow.
     To the members of the Well-Meaning Club, equ. div. after my funeral, the rum left in the 20-gal. cask in my bed chamber.
     To s Jonas Green, an anchor of old rum that stands in a closet.
     To s son Thomas, all the residue of my e. r. & p., but if he d. s. p., s r. e. is to be sold & the money div. betw. my 2 s daus., but if they d. s. p. or under 16, to my extrs.
     Extrs: Daniel Dulany, Jr., Esq., of Annapolis, Richard Hill of Philadelphia, & Messrs. Walter Dulany & Jonas Green of Annapolis.
     Witn: Thos. Hyde, Joshua Frazier, Nathan Waters.
     21 Feb. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.
     Codicil, 4 Oct. 1751. I revoke the apptmt. of Richard Hill of Philadelphia as extr. & the bequest of rum to s Well-Meaning Club, & I appt. Daniel Dulany, Jr., Esq., grdn. of my son Thomas.
     21 Feb. 1753, sworn to by Patrick Creagh & Thos. Hyde.
     6 March 1753, Walter Dulany & Daniel Dulany, Jr., renounce extrships.

Liber 28, folio 437
13 Jan. 1753
DORSEY, EDWARD, Jr., Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife Phebe, for life, my dw. plntn. with 202 1/2a, part of Thomas Lott alias Dorsey Addition to Thomas Lott, negro men Colbourn, Harry, & Tom & negro woman Abigail.
     To son Lacon Dorsey, 102 1/2a of the W side of aboves land & egro girl Isabell.
     To son Edward Dorsey, 100a of aboves land & negro girl Nan.
     To son Joshua Dorsey, 100a of Dorsey Addition to Thomas Lott & negro girl Jean.
     To dau. Rachel Dorsey, negro girl Lucy.
     To Benjamin Gaither, s. o. John, 45 1/2a of Dorsey Addition to Thomas Lott, agreeable to a bond of 25 July 1750.
     If any of my 3 sons Lacon, Edward, or Joshua d. before age 21, their e. are to be div. among the surviving bros.
     Extrs: s wife & Michael Dorsey.
     Witn: Phi. Dorsey, Benja. Lawrence, Samuel Norwood, James Macgill.
     15 March 1753, sworn to by Dorsey & Lawrence.


. 5 Nov. 1752
DORSEY, VINCENT, Anne Arundel Co
     To John Dorsey. s. o. Greenberry, my clothes & gun.
     To Greenberry Dorsey, s. o. John Dorsey & Eliabeth Dorsey, at age 21 or mar., negro girl Moll about 5 yrs. old.
     To Vincent Cromwell, s. o. Woolgist & Venesha Cromwell, at age 21 or mar., negro wench Silvia, but if she not have a child to live before then, to Vincent, L 20 currency.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Dorsey, my gold sleeve buttons marked . D. & the residue of my e.
     Witn: Jas. Walker, John Cromwell, s. o. Joshua, John Gardner.
     5 Feb. 1753, sworn to by Cromwell & Gardner. Liber 28, folio 437

Liber 28, folio 438
29 Dec. 1752
DODD, THOMAS, Sr., Queen Annes Co.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Dodd, my hhold stuff, 2 plow horses, Ball & Spirit, riding horse Snip, choice of all cattle & hogs, servant man Matthew, working tools, tob. to pay debts, & 40 sh. paper currency my son George Dodd owes me. To son John Dodd, my gun & bullet & shot molds.
     To son Jacob Dodd, a pr. striped Holland trowsers, a pr. double channel pumps, & a pr. yarn stockings.
     To chldn. Thomas Dodd, George Dodd, John Dodd, Elizabeth Dodd, Jacob Dodd, & Joseph Dodd, cattle & hogs.
     Witn: Jno. Burnett, Benjamin Pardo, Thos. Davis.
     4 Jan. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 439
10 Nov. 1750
WILKINSON, HENRY, Sr., Queen Anns Co., yeoman.
     To son & extr., Thomas Wilkinson, Watsons Chance, 50a in Long Neck, & the residue of my p. e.
     To son James Wilkinson, 1 cow & 2 sheep.
     Witn: Trustram Thomas, Henry Councill, Edward Mansfield.
     4 Jan. 1753, sworn to by Councill & Thomas, James Wilkinson, heir at law, did not object, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 440
18 Dec. 1752
DICKINSON, JOHN, Talbot Co.
     To son Daniel Dickinson, part of Pozzell inDorchester Co.
     To son William Dickinson, part of Starbrough in Queen Anns Co., negro boy Robin, & negro girl Eve.
     To son John Dickinson, the part of Rebley I live on, Dickinsons Field (a small tract), & Rebley, a small piece I bought of Samuel Dickinson, but if he d. s. p., to son William Dickinson.
     To dau. Rebeckah Dickinson, negro girl Sinah, 6 silver spoons & teaspoons & tongs, & all the china in the house.
     To dau. Rachell Dickinson, negro girl Sasey & my silver tankard.
     To son Daniel Dickinson, a parcell I bought of John Ash & his wife during her life.
     To son John Dickinson, negro boy George & negro girl Sidney.
     The residue to my 5 chldn: Daniel, William, Rebeckah, John, & Rachell Dickinson.
     Extrs: sons Daniel & William Dickinson.
     Witn: Samuel Prichard, James Barrett, Mary Martin. John Dickinson
     9 Feb. 1753, sworn to by Martin & Barrett, Sam Prichard being d.

Liber 28, folio 441
5 Feb. 1753
CUTCARD, JOHN, Talbot Co.
     To wife, Hannah Cutcard, for widhood, my e., which is to be taken out of her hands if she mar., but she shall still have disposal of child Mary.
     My 2 sons, Thomas & John Cutcard, to Mr. Trustram Thomas, if the widow mar.
     Extrx: wife, Hannah Cutcard, but if she mar., s Trustram Thomas is to take her place.
     Witn: John Mitchel, John Latham, Randal Johnson.
     16 March 1753, the widow renounced the devise in the will, & Latham & Johnson swore to the will.

Liber 28, folio 442
13 Dec. 1752
FENTON, MARGRET, Somerst Co.
     To grdson Fenton Catling, all my land & a horse colt a yr. old.
     To grddau. Ibby Catling, a roan colored mare.
     To grdau. Easter Fenton, the rest of my e.
     Witn: William Dredon, John Haw, John Thompson. Margret F Fenton
     27 Dec. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 442
8 Feb. 1753
WRIGHT, THOMAS, Somerset Co.
     To wife, Rebeckah Wright, for widhood, my dw. plntn.
     To son Henry Wright, on my wife d., my dw. plntn., but if he make over the 200a on Little Crk. bought from David Polk to Gowin Wright & Whittey Ridge 100a to Thos. Wright, then s Gowin shall have a privilege to drive his creatures into Mesketo Hall Neck, but if s Henry refuses to make over to his 2 s bros. s land, s Gowin shall have my dw. plntn. provided he pay to his bro. Thomas L 100; also to s Henry my large brass kettle & hand mill.
     To son Thomas Wright, on my wife d., negro boy George.
     To son Gowin Wright, on my wife d., negro boy Lyjah.
     To daus. Alice Lacount & Sarah Windsar & 2 grdchldn. Ann Polk & Robert Polk, 1 sh. sterl. apiece
     To dau. Mary White, on my wife d., negro girl Hannah.
     To dau. Harriss Ballard, negro boy Jeffry on my wife d. & a bed & other hhold furn.
     The residue of my p. e. after my wife d. to be equ. div. betw. Henry & Gowin Wright & Harris Ballard.
     To s son Henry, Musketo Hall, & if he refuses to make over s land to his 2 bros., 1 sh. sterl.
     To Rebecka, my wife & extrx., the first child negro woman Jenne bears after this time.
     Witn: Geo. Irvinge, [Panther] Lawes, Thomas Martin.

Liber 28, folio 443
7 April 1752
VINSON, THOMAS, Somerset Co.
     Extrx: wife [not named], who is to have 1/3 my m. e.
     To son Mathias Vinson, 100a.
     To son Isaac Vinson, my dw. plntn. with 100a.
     To son Jonathan Vinson, a horse colt.
     To son Jeames Vinson, a young heifer, a young steer, a bed, a pot, a pewter bason, & 2 plates.
     To dau. Sarah Vinson, a cow & calf.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Jeams, Mathias, Isaac, Jonathan, & Sarah Vinson.
     Witn: Benja. Byrd, Major Dorman, George Green.
     23 Marxh 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 444
4 Feb. 1753
READ, MARY, Somerset Co., widow.
     To grddau. Mary Huggens, a suit of yellow gingham. & a small bed.
     To dau. Hannah Huggens, the remainder of my clothes.
     To son Jeams Read, a desk, an oval table, 2 beds, & the saddle I lent him.
     To son John Read dau. Margret Read, a puter dish & plate.
     To son Zachariah Read dau. Ann Read, a puter dish & plate.
     To son Obediah Read dau. Sarah Read, a puter dish & plate.
     To son James Read dau. Susanah, a puter dish & plate & a ewe.
     To the rest of my grdchldn, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 3 sons: Zachariah, Hezekiah, & Jeams Read
     To Jeams Read dau. Mary, a puter dish & bason.
     Extr: son Jeams Read.
     Witn: Solomon Truitt, Aaron Mezick, Covington Mezick.
     20 Feb. 1753, sworn to by Aaron & Covington Mezick & affirme by Truitt (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 444
12 March 1753
BROWN, JOSHUA, Jr., Anne Arundel Co., planter.
     To sister Anne Brown, Joshuas Loss & Dorseys Advantage 75a & negro woman Dinah with negro boy Sam.
     To sister Hannah Brown, negro boy Gunbe & negro girl Sall.
     To cousin Ruth Randall, d. o. Aquila Randall & Margaret, his wife, negro boy Will.
     To Margret Barnes, a bay mare & a bed.
     My s sister Ann Brown is to be my extrx & is to have the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: Robt. Davis, s. o. Thomas, Charles Hipsley, William Howard.
     2 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 445
9 Jan. 1752
WORTHINGTON, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co., mercht.
     To the 2d son of my son-in-law Basill Dorsey & my dau. Sarah, his wife, 368 1/2a of Worthingtons Range (as laid out by Col. Henry Ridgely), on which s Basill settled a plntn., but for want of male issue of s 2d son, to the daus. of s Basill & Sarah.
     To dau. Elizabeth Dorsey, for life, 368 1/2a of s land on which her husb. has settled a plantation, & on her d., to her son Thomas Dorsey; also to her what she & her husb. already had of me.
     To dau. Rachel Howard, for life, 369a of s land on which her husb. has settled a plntn., & on her d., to her son Thomas Cornelius Howard; also to her, L 20 sterl & what she & her husb. have had of me.
     To dau. Catherine Gassaway, the 300a of Partnership on which she & her husb. live & what they have had of me.
     To dau. Thomasin Warfield, 400a out of Partnership & the Addition to Snowdens Manner adj. the Second Addition to Snowdens Manner I had of Richard Snowden; also to her what she has had of me.
     To dau. Ariana Hopkins, the 300a of Alltogether on which her husband has settled a plntn., 63a of Worthingtons Range betw. Alltogether & Benjamin Ryons land, & what she & her husb. have had of me.
     To son Nicholas Worthington, these lands: (175a) of Wyats Ridge; The Adventure 50a, adj. the former; the land I bought of Elizabeth Guin, Willm. Woodward, & Mary Holmes adj. the former, Turkey Quarter, & Clarks Enlargement; 4 tracts of 212a formerly belonging to Mr. Amos Garrett partly adj. some of the afores ; Ridgleys Necks 200a; The Addition 143a; (330a) of Broken Land; Petty Coats Benefit 183a; Petty Coates Addition 150a; all the negroes & stock on the plntn. he lives on; 4 negroes - Isaac, Dinah, Little Toney, & Jo my 2 gold rings & my watch, & he is to be of age when I d.
     My extr. is to execute 2 deeds, one to Geo. Robonson for 100a, the other to Willm. Godman for 200a, of Greenberrys Forist.
     To son Brice Thomas Beale Worthington, all my other lands & 142a of a warrant for the Defisiency of Partnership, & what he has.
     Whereas Col. Henry Ridgley dec & I took up several tracts in partnership & 2 were agreed on by Philip Dorsey & Nicho. Watkins, Jr., . . . .
     The rest of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 8 chldn.
     To my son & extr., Brice Thomas Beale Worthington, negro man Daniel.
     Witn: Cha. Griffith, Charles Griffith, Jr., John Griffith, Henary Ridgly.
     3 April 1753, sworn to by Charles Griffith, Charles Griffith, Jr., & Henry Ridgley.

Liber 28, folio 448
3 Nov. 1747
JONES, PHILLIP, Anne Arundel Co.
     To son Phillip Jones, all my e. r. & p.
     To grdsons Mermaduke, Jones, & Christopher Goodhand, at age 21, & grddau. Cozby Goodhand, at age 16 or mar., L 10 apiece.
     Extr: son Philip Jones.Witn: John Merriken, Sr., John Boone, Humph. Boone.
     2 April 1753, sworn to by all 3witn.

Liber 28, folio 449
13 Jan. 1753, N.S.
CASEY, PATRICK, late of Kent Co. on Delaware & now of Worcester Co., Maryland, planter.
     To Isabell, my wife, mares Mettle & Fancy, other livestock, 2 beds, 2 linen wheels & other hhold furn. for life, & on her d., to dau. Isabell Casey, Jr., alias Henry her issue male by Martin Henry.
     To sons John, William, Patrick, James, & Michael, 1 sh. Great Britain apiece; son Philip & daus. Mary, Elizabeth. Ellinor, & Ealse, 1 sh. sterl. apiece all lawfully begotten.
     Witn: Wm. Baker, Willm. Figgs, John Bourke.
     8 March 1753, sworn to by Burk & Baker.

Liber 28, folio 450
20 Jan. 1753
JOHNSON DAVID, [Worcester Co.]
     To the child my wife is big with, my 200a on the W side Walkers Br. & from the head of the br. down the E side.
     To my 2 sons David Johnson & Samuel Johnson, the rest of my lands, equ. div., beg. at the marsh line& up the W prong of the r., all betw. Spring Br. & Walkers Br.to be my son Samuel & Second Choice, 50a of Cypress Swamp to be equ. div. among David, Sam , & the child my wife is big with.
     To sons David & Sam each a bed & the rent of the plntn. given to son David to their use till they are of age or mar.
     The rest of my e. is to be equ. div. betw. my wife & 2 daus., Elizabeth Gray & Mary Johnson
     When s sons are 15, they are to be bound to a trade under the discretion of James Round & Harrison Ayrs.
     Witn: Joseph Gray, Michael Godwin, William Purkins.
     7 March 1753, sworn to by Joseph Gray, & 8 March 1753, Dennis Johnson, the widow, stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 451
17 Jan. 1753
SLINGER, THOMAS, Worcester Co.
     To dau. Sarah Cox, the plntn where I live & a lot in Snow Hill Town.
     To dau. Hannah Townsend, 100a with the plntn. where she lives.
     To daus. Rachall Slinger & Mary Slinger, equ. div., 100a of the same land I gave 100a of to s dau. Hannah.
     To wife, Ann Slinger, my p. e., the rest to be equ. div. among my chldn: Mary Slinger, Sarah Cox, & Rachall Slinger.
     S wife is to possess my houses & plntn. for life, & my 2 s daus., Mary & Rachall, may live there while they are single.
     Extrx: s dau. Mary.
     Witn: William Nilson, Robert Pitts, Comfort Atkinson.
     16 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 451
25 April 1739
PATRICK, MATTHEW, [Worcester Co.]
     To dau. Rhody Patrick, a spice mortar & the plntn where my bro. Dorman Patrick formerly lived.
     To dau. Anne Patrick, an iron pot rack & my dw. plntn. with 50a.
     To elder dau., Elizabeth Holston, 1 sh. sterl. & the rest of the land I live on.
     The rest of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 youngest daus., Anne & Rhody Patrick.
     Witn: [Maj.] John Selby, Smuel Ennis, Joseph Bishop.
     Extr: Wm. Bishop.
     12 July 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 452
3 -------- 1748
TOMPSON, JAMES, Worcester Co.
     To daus. Easter Marchment & Mary Tadlack, 1 sh. sterl. each.
     To 2 daus. & extrs., Temperance Jones & Isbel Morris, all my p. e.
     Witn: George Truitt, George Truitt, Jr. James Thopmson
     19 Jan. 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 453
15 first mo. 1753
CHEW, JOSEPH, Baltimore County.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah, my dw. plntn. till son Thomas is 21, & then to be equ. div., but if she mar., all to s son, but if he not live to age 21, to daus. Elizabeth & Susanah, unless s wife not marry, in which case she is to keep s plntn. till s daus. are 16.
     To s wife 2 negroes, James & Moll.
     To s Thomas, at age 21, negro Sue & L 30.
     To dau. Elizabeth, at age 16, 2 negroes, Chargo & Patience., & L 20.
     To dau. Susanah, at age 16, 2 negroes, Jude & Holladay, & L 20.
     Witn: Skipwth. Cole, Francis Jones, Mary Kendrick.
     2 March 1752, affirmed by Cole & Jones (Quakers) & sworn to by Kendrick, & the widow abode by the will.

by Bartholomew Ennals 13 April 1753. Liber 28, folio 453
17 Feb. 1748
ENNALS, THOMAS, Dorchester Co.
     To son Joseph Ennals, my dw. plntn. & my land S of Deep Run.
     To son William Ennals, the residue of my land N of Deep Run.
     To son Thomas Ennals, at age 18, L 85, in lieu of his share of my lands, & if either of my other sons d. s. p. his land to s Thomas.
     To my 3 sons, Joseph, Wm. & Thos. Ennals, the use of my brandy still.
     To son Joseph Ennals, negro woman Maria.
     To son William Ennals, negro boy Samson.
     To son Thomas Ennals, negro girl Bess.
     The residue of my p. e. to my s 3 sons & wife & extrx., Anne Ennals.
     Witn: [Dr.] Jos. Ennals, B[artholomew] Ennals, Samuel Meary.
     Sworn to by Joseph Ennals & Saml. Mears 21 March 1753 &

Liber 28, folio 454
7 Oct. 1751
KEENE, ZEKIELL, Dorchester Co.
     To cousin Henry Keene, s. o. Benjamin Keene, all my lands on the E side Blackwater R. Bugby Hole 50a, my dw. plntn; Woodsdown 103a; Woodsdown Addition 30a; Mareys Calf Paster 46a but my wife, Mary Keene, is to have s lands for widhood, & if she mar., only s lands for life.
     To cousin Henry Keene, negro woman Cate, negro boy Tom, negro woman Jenney, & negro girl Darry, but s wife is to have use of them for life, & he is to find for my bro. Edward Keene a negro man or woman to work for him for his life.
     To bro. John Keene, a cow & calf & all my clothes.
     To cousin Mary Patterson, d. o. my bro. John Keene, a cow & calf.
     To s cousin Henry, negro child Dick, the part of Sandy Ridge I bought of Thos. Manning, & on s wife d., my hhold goods & livestock.
     Extrs: wife, Mary Keene, & cousin Henry Keene.
     Witn: Zebulun Keene, Elizabeth Stanford, Rhoda Stanford.
     15 March 1753, sworn to by Keene & Elizabeth Stanford.

Liber 28, folio 455
7 Dec. 1752
HACKETT, MICHAEL, Kent Co.
     To wife, Mary, all the negroes on her plntn. Piecle Pare - Minnie, Gloster, Frank, Sharp, Joe, Jacob, Hannah, Minney, Jr., & Dannel all livestock, hhold goods, riding horse Seney, 20 barrells of Indian corn from my plntn. below Morgans Crk.
     To son Michael Hackett, an apprentice to Capt. Francis Malbourn, the residue of my e. r. & p., to be lodged in the hands of my bro.
     James Hackett, my extr. & s Michael grdn. until he serve out s apprenticeship.
     Witn: Nichs. Smith, W[illiam] Comegys, Jr., Wm. Copper
     26 Dec. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 456
20 Aug. 1752
ASHLEY, WILLM., Sr., Kent Co.
     To eldest son, William Ashley, my dw. plntn., he paying my 2 younget sons Joshua & John Jones L 20 each at age 21.
     All my mar. chldn, are to have an equ. share with those mar.
     To wife, Mary Ashley, L 12 to help bring up 2 small chldn & the bed I lie on, & she & my son Wm. Ashley are to be extrs.
     Witn: Thomas Catlin, John Jones, Thomas Jones.
     23 Jan. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Wm. Ashley, Jr., heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 456
27 Jan. 1752
ELLOT, JAMES, Cecil Co.
     To son William Ellot, the plntn. I live on.
     My wife, Jennet Ellet, for life, shall live on s plntn. & have 2 cows, my best bed, my pewter, a mare & saddle . . . .
     Of of Lot 80 in Charles Town, to s son Wm. Ellet, to son Joseph Ellet, & the last part to 2 grdsons, s. o. my son Andrew, James Ellet & Ather Ellet.
     To son Andrew, a cow & 10 bu. wheat, & he is to pay 22 sh.& 6 p. to his dau. Margret at age 16.
     To son Joseph Ellet, L 5, 10 bu. wheat, & a mare that belonged to John Brown dec .
     Extrs: son Wm. Ellet & wife, Jennet Ellet, who are to heed the advice of my friends Henry Baker & Wm. Mafit.
     Witn: William Boggs, Thomas Underhill, James Hutt.
     14 March 1753, affirmed by Underhill (Quaker) & sworn to by James Hewett.

Liber 28, folio 457
26 March 1753
CORKERAN, PHILIP, Cecil Co., labourer.
     To friend & extr., John Boid, all my lands.
     Witn: John Bavington, Jr., Arthur Taylor, Michael Mcdonald. Philip X Corkeran
     9 April 1753, sworn to by Bavington & Taylor.

Liber 28, folio 458
6 Jan. 1748/9
JACOB, THOMAS, Cecil Co., clothier.
     To wife, Martha Jacob, a horse or mare worth L 5 or L 5 currency, which as I have paid many debts for her, I think will content her.
     To son Joseph Jacob, Threepartnew Togather, where he dw., a tract in Little Britton, Lancaster Co., house & lor 151 in Charles Town, Cecil Co., & negro Ned.
     To son Thomas Jacob, my lands about Elk R. with mills & clothier tools & negro Dick & his wife, Sill, & Vigo.
     To dau. Catherin, 600a in Opekin, Virginia, a right to be made by Abraham Hollingsworth, & negro woman Pegg.
     To dau. Mary a cow & calf.
     To dau. Grace, a horse or mare & a negro or L 50.
     To dau. Sarah, a negro or L 50 & a breeding mare.
     To dau.-in-law Elizabeth Jacob als --------------------------------- ----- an English shilling or 12 pence.
     To dau. Anne a negro or L 50, 2 cows, a horse or mare, a bed, & other hhold furn.
     To dau. Hannah, a negro or L 50, a bed, & 2 cows.
     To dau. Susannah, negro man Cheary, negro woman or girl Dina, L 50, silver, a bed & other hhold furn., & her mothers clothes.
     To Francis Jacob, my youngest dau., L 50, negro boy Dick, negro woman Miah, silver, other hhold furn, & her mothers clothes.
     If both s Joseph & Thomas d. s. p., their r. e. is to be rented out for the remaining sisters, but if s sons have male issue, the r.e. as well as that at Conniwingo as that at Elk R. shall be to their male heirs.
     Black Dicks offspring are not to be sold out of the family.
     Extrs: sons Joseph & Thomas Jacob.
     Witn: Benjm. Thomas, John Thomas, Joseph Thomas, Jr.
     5 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Joseph Jacob, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 460
At the foot of the will of William Hawkins of Prince George's Co. dec , recorded in Lib. DD#7, fol. 190:
     23 April 1753, Anne Boswell, the 2d subscribing witn. to foregoing will, swore that she saw Mr. James [sic] Hawkins, the testator, sign s will & that Thomas Roberts & Peter Robertson also subscribed it.

Liber 28, folio 460
On the back of the will of Hugh Conn of Prince George's Co. dec , recorded in Lib. DD#7, fol. 384:
     19 April 1753, James Edmonston, one of the subscribing witn. to the within will, swore that he saw Hugh Conn, the testator, sign s will & that Thomas Clayland & David Ross also subscribed it.

Liber 28, folio 460
20 April 1748
POTTENGER, ROBERT, of Prince George's Co., planter.
     Extrx: wife Rachel Pottenger, to whom 1/3 p. e.
     To dau. Ann Pottenger & the child my wife is now with 2/3 my p. e., but if they d. s. p., all my p. e. to s wife.
     To dau. Ann Pottenger, Greens Delight, 200a near the Eastern Br. of Potomac, but if she d. s. p., the use of s tract to s wife for widhood, after which it is to be sold & the money equ. div. among my sisters Elizabeth, Mary, Ann, Rachell, Sarah, & Ellinor.
     My chldn. are to have a good education.
     Witn: Benjn. Ray.
     29 March 1753, sworn to by Ray.

Liber 28, folio 461
9 Dec. 1752
TOWGOOD, JOSIAS, Prince George's Co.
     To son Josias Towgood, my dw. plntn., negro man Cromwell, & an oak desk.
     To dau. Mary Towgood, negro woman Moll, 2 cows & calves, 3 ewes, & my riding horse Jolly.
     To dau. Martha Anne Towgood, negro woman Hannah.
     To dau. Elizabeth Towgood, negro man Henry.
     My lands in Anne Arundel Co. are to be sold & the money equ. div. among my s 4 chldn.
     My son Josias & my dau. Elizabeth are to be under the care of my bro.-in-law Mr. Wm. Beanes, Jr., till they come of age.
     Extrs: Mr. William Beanes, Jr., & Mr. Colmore Beanes, Jr.
     Witn: Allen Bowie, Thos. Hodgkin, Chales Beanes; the heir at law is not of age.
     28 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 462
21 Dec. 1752
SANSBURY, RICHARD, Prince George's Co.
     To chldn. Gabril Sansbury, Ann Dew, Hugh Sansbury, William Sansbury, & Francis Sansbury, 2 sh. 6 pence apiece when at age.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah Sansbury, the residue for life & support of my young chldn., & on her d., to be div. betw. my 4 chldn.: Richard Sansbury, Lettice Sansbury, John Sansbury, & Thomas Sansbury.
     Witn: Henry Boone, Wm Sansbury, Amelea Elson.
     28 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 462
18 Jan. 1753
MEEDS, JOHN, Queen Anns Co.
     Extrs: wife, Rebecca Meeds, & bro. William Meeds.
     To cuzn. John Meeds, s. o. my bro. Wm. Meeds, Branford 141a.
     To James Barns, a cow.
     To Elizabeth Bant, a cow at age 18.
     To Elizabath Mitchell, a heafer 2 or 3 yrs. old.
     On s wife d., my p. e. is to be equ. dis. among my bro. Wm. chldn: [William], Elizabeth, Margrett, Mary, Dorcus, & Susannah. Witn: William Yoe, James Byrn, Jonathan Butler.
     8 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 463
9 Feb. 1753
JUMPE, SUSANNA, Queen Anns Co., widow
     To son Vaughn Jumpe, a cow Blossom & a twill bed.
     To sons Absolam Jumpe & Solomon Jumpe, my other p. e. equ. div. by my friends Nathaniel Knotts & Henry Asson [Casson?].
     Witn: Nathll. Knotts, Henry Casson, John Knotts, Thos. Price.
     8 March 1753, sworn to by Nathl. Knotts & Henry Casson.

Liber 28, folio 463
19 Nov. 1752
CLIFF, HENRY, Queen Anns Co.
     To 2 sons, Henry Cliff & William Cliff, equ div., part of Steven His Fields on Tuckahoe Crk., where I live.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div betw. my wife & extrx., Eliz. Cliff, & chldn [not named].
     Witn: Solomon Eagle, Wm Robinson, Michael Nelson. Henry ee Cliff
     13 April 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.; Henry Cliff, heir at law, was underage; & the widow chose to take 1/3 the p. e.

Liber 28, folio 464
1 April 1745
KNOX, SIMON, Queen Anns Co.
     To Margeret Lang, d. o. James Lang, at age 16 or mar., my dec wife clothes, to be appr by 2 persons nominated by Dr. John Jackson or Mr. Wm. Tilghman.
     As I have promised my servant man George Swanson that if he served me faithfully his indented time, I would forgive him his run-away time, if he serve my extr. faithfully, my promise is to be kept.
     I am to be bur. by my s wife & the graves enclosed under 4 panels of pales.
     To my friend & kinsman Richard Tilghman, my extr., the residue.
     Witn: Jno. Jackson, Georg Swanson, James Lang.
     10 March 1753, sworn to by Jackson & Swanson.

Liber 28, folio 464
16 Nov. 1752
DEROCHBRUNE, JOS., Kent I., Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To son Lues Derochbrune, m dw. plntn, negro man Samp[son], & negro woman Ann, & he is to be grdn. to son Joseph Derochbrune till he is 21.
     To son John Derochbrune, Vacans Kindness, 300a in Tuckahoe Neck & negro boy Sampson 4 yrs. old
     To son Jos. Derochbrune, Josephs Addition 60a & negro boy Michall.
     To dau. Lucey Seth, negro man Pomp, a cow & calf, & a good bed.
     To dau. Mary Spencer, negro man Sesar & a cow & Calf.
     To dau. Ann Derochbrune, negro girl Darkey.
     To dau. Eve Derochbrune, negro girl Hannah.
     To dau. Francies Derochbrune, negro girl Sarah & 2 cows & calves.
     Joseph Spencer is to be grdn. of my dau. Francies till she is 18, & she shall be brought up in the Roman Catholick profession.
     Extr: son Leues Derochbrune.
     Witn: [Joseph] Derochbrune, Robart Blunt, John Mathews.
     29 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Lewis Derochbrune, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 465
3 Oct. 1752
MEEDS, THOMAS, Tuckahoe, Queen Anns Co., planter.
     To 2 sons, Thomas Meeds & John Meeds, Beginning, which Isaac Cox div. betw. them , each to have the part where he dw., & my dw. plntn.
     To dau. Prissilla Meeds, negro man Sam & a bed for life, which son Thomas is to have care of, & if s negro d., she is to have L 5/yr.
     To grdson Thomas Carey, at age of 21 or mar., negro boy Jacob.
     To dau. Elisabeth Soar 1 sh. sterl.
     Grdson John Soar should have negro boy Jacob, which dau. Soar carryeth away, & negro girl Easter, which my dau. Elizabeth Soar carryeth away, is to fall to my 2 grddaus., Rodah Price & Mary Anne Jones, on the d. of my dau. Elizabeth.
     The residue is to be div. betw my sons & extrs. Thomas Meeds & John Meeds.
     Witn: Hawkins Downes, Wm. Webb, Sharliss Cooper.
     17 April 1753, sworn to by Downes & Cooper & affirmed by Webb (Quaker).

Liber 28, folio 466
25 Sept. 1749
BENNETT, RICHARD, Queen Anns Co.
     To cousin George Parker of Accomac Co., [Virginia], all my lands, as Bennetts Cr. in Nansemond Co., my livestock, & negroes, to raise L 30 Virginia silver currency yearly to be paid to the wardens of the Lower Parish Nansemond on 25 March for the poor.
     To Lloyd Dulany, s. o. Daniel Dulany, Esq., by my cousin Henrietta Maria, 2 tracts lately purchased from Mr. John --------- The Pounds 200a & William Stone 500a in Kent Co. on the E side Steel Pond Crk. & Adventure 160a belonging to s lands & lately Purchased of Matthew Howard, with negroes & livestock, but in default of issue, to his eldest sisters, Henrietta Maria Dorsey, Margaret &Mary Chew, all daus. of my cousin Henrietta Maria Dulany.
     To my cousin Mary Macubbins, d. o. Dr. Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Sta--et Resurveyed 456a, Pearees Desire 150a, & YoffsHold 500a, all adj. on S side Sassafras R., & negroes & livestock, & in default of issue, to her brother John & his heirs.
     To cousin Edward Neale of Queen Anns Co., for life, Cammalls Worthmore in Kent Co. in the woods betw. br. of Morgans Crk. Steel Pond Crk., except that sold to John Lynch, & on his d., to his dau. Elanor by his wife my cousin Mary Deseart.
     To cousin Bennott Chew, s. o. cousin Henrietta Maria Dulany, 2 tracts in Turkey Point Neck on the mouth of Elk R. in Cecil Co., one tract formerly Bolton 1000a but resurv. as Turkey Point 690a & the other The Convenient 368a, & Palmor I., at the mouth of Susquehanna R., & the negroes & livestock, but in default of issue, to bro. Philoman Chew, & in default of issue, to their sisters Margaret & Mary Chew, daus. of my s cousin Henrietta Maria Dulany.
     To cousin Priscilla Brown, wife of Mr. Charles Brown, Courseys Choice purchased from Mr. Otho Coursey, now Bennetts Choice, on the E side Back Wye & the N side the creek that leads to Soths Landing & part of The Noglet Resurveyed 80a near where John Holding lived & the negroes & livestock, & in default of issue, to my cousin William Tilghman.
     To Charles Blake, 2d s. o. cousin John Blake, the remainder of Noglet Resurveyed 450a, & Burton, or Walsey, 38 a, Wrights Chance, purchased of Mrs. Elisabeth Hawkins & now resurv. for 332a, on th S side Chester R., & in default of issue, to his sister Henrietta Maria Blake, & in default of issue, to his sister Mary Blake, & in default of issue, to his sister Elanor Blake.
     To cousin John Blake, s. o. cousin John Sayer Blake dec , Hampsteads, at the wading place against Kent I., 1000a, & in default of issue, to his bro. Charles, & in default of issue, to his sister Henrietta Maria Blake.
     To cousin Phillamon Blake, Bennetts Regulation resurveyed for 1306a, in Queen Anns Co. near Corsika Crk.
     To cousin Ann Brooks, now living with me, Stagwoll, purchased from Andrew Price & pat. for 526a, Stagwoll Addition 129a adj., the rest of Bennets Choice on the crk. leading to Seths Landing, & the negroes & livestock, & in default of issue, to my cousin Phillamon Blake, but if he d., to his eldest child male or female.
     To cousins Henrietta Maria & Mary Blake, d. o. cousin John Blake, Broomley Lambeth, 1750a betw. the br. of Wye R. & Corsica Crk., except the 247a sold by me to , equ. div.Charles Price
     To cousin Margarett Smith, d. o. Capt. Richard Smith, Bodles Outlett, purchased of Andrew Price, now Bennetts Outlett of which I gave 200a to the sons of Charles Seth & now to Thomas Randall & his wife the plntn. he dw. on, & the negroes & livestock, & for want of heirs, to her sister Priscilla Brwn.
     To cousin Edwd. Lloyd, s. o. cousin Edwd. Lloyd, Cronsals Choice & the island included in the survey, Henrietta Maria Discovery 216a, & Town Road 50a except the 16a my mother will gave to Sarah Grayson, wife of Geo. Grayson, all together near the mouth of Wye R., Talbot Co., all the negroes & livestock on s Town Plntn., & in default of issue, to his mother, Ann, wife of my cousin Edwd. Lloyd.
     To s cousins Margaret & Mary Chew, Bennett Bridge, 484a in Kent Co.
     To cousin Edwd. Tilghman, s. o. my sister Ann Tilghman, the Grove, on the S side Hunting Crk. in Dorchester Co., 1000a surv. in name of Nicho. Painter & purchased by me from the widow & devisee of William Cornwallis.
     To cousin Wm. Tilghman, Smiths Mistake, made over to me by Wm. Bishop for 400a, in Spaniard Neck on Corsica Crk
     To cousin James Chamberlaine & his sister Henrietta Maria Chamberlaine, Wiltshire, in Dorchester Co. near the br. of Fowling Crk., surv. for 1000a in name of Nicho. Painter & purchased by me from the widow & devisee of Wm. Cornwallis.
     To Thomas Rowland, for life, & afterward equ. div., to Mary & Elizabeth Rowland, his daus., Wimbleton 185a & Mitchell Lott 200a, both in Talbot Co. in the br. of St. Michael R. above Potts Water Mill, & to each L 10 sterl.for a young negro.
     To godson Thomas Wilson, lately returned from Europe & living with me, Sewell Range in Queen Anns Co. on the freshes of Choptank R., by pat. 1126a, & in default of issue, to my cousin Edwd. Neale, s. o. my cousin Edwd. Neale, now of Queen Anns Co., & in default of issue, to his sister Martha; also to s godson, L 500 currency & L 500 sterl.
     To cousin Elizabeth Lloyd, d. o. s cousin Edwd., Bodwell Indian Neck, by pat. 913a, Carter Inheritance, which I purchased from Daniel Dulany & Henrietta Maria, his wife, 300a adj., both inTalbot Co. on the S part Wye R., & the negroes & livestock, & in default of heirs, to her sister Henrietta Maria Lloyd.
     To John Dolvin, the plntn. he dw. on, for life, under the yearly rent of 10 sh.
     To John Emory, Sr., negro man Offea, L 50, & all obligations.
     I forgive the widow & release the e. of Ambrose Kinnimont dec .
     To James Camron (the tailor) & his wife, the plntn. he lives on 200a out of my seat, The Addition, for their lives for 10 sh./yr.
     To James Miller of Queen Anns Co., s. o. John Miller (formerly my overseer) Windsor Forrest near the head of Williams Br., & for want of heirs, to Andrew Cox, s. o. Lazarus Cox dec .
     To John Osmont of Talbot Co., s. o. John Osmont dec , The Neglect 107a incl. the plntn. he dw. on on St. Michaels R. near the ferry, & in default of issue, to his bro. Thomas, & in default of issue, to my cousin Edwd. Lloyd.
     To cousin Philemon Chew, s. o. cousin Henrietta Dulany by Saml. Chew dec , Clayborn , or Sharp Island at mouth of Choptank.
     To John Loockerman, Jr., who lives with me, Bennett Toalson, pat. 930a on the E side Tuckahoe Crk., negroes & livestock, L 200, & a debt his father, John Loockerman, may owe me.
     To Mrs. Frances Ungle, I release the goods of the e. of Mr. Robert Ungle she mtgd. to me
     To Mr. Clement Hill of Prince George's Co., all debts due from his father to me.
     To cousin Wm. Neale of Charles Co. the bond passed to my cousin Wm. Diggs & paid by me.
     To Mr. Thomas Wilkinson of Queen Anns Co., I forgive the L 15 I paid for him to the widow Minskie of Annapolis.
     To Dr. Richard Porter of Talbot Co., the lands he dw. on formerly mtgd. to me by John Kemble as Kemble Industry Resurveyed 283a, he owing me for merchandise & I owing him for treatment.
     To Mr. Charles Browne, manager of cargoes consigned to him, Mr. John Buchanan, myself, & others my share of all debts.
     To the chldn. of John Taylor dec (who was my overseer), L 20 each when they come to age or mar.
     To my cousin Dorothy Hall, wife of Mr. Francis Hall of Prince George's Co., the 200a of Mr. Hack land on the N side Sassafras R. I purchased of Mr. James Heath.
     To cousin Elizabeth Wheeler, wife of Mr. Ignatius Wheeler of Baltimore Co., Yorkshire on Suquehanna R. in Cecial Co. lately granted for 675a.
     To cousin John Rousby, s. o. John Rousby, Esq., late of Calvert Co. dec , Morgan Neck & Bluff Point (near the wading place), both resurv. in names of myself & my wife, Elizabeth now dec , & Horn Island (in St. Michaels (in St. Michaels R.).
     To said cousin John Rousby, these negroes: Isaac & his wife, Little Kate, & their chldn; Molatto Tom & his wife, Sue, & their chldn; Jacob Gardner & his wife, Sarah, & their chldn; Old Billy, Lame Joe; Jorey the taylor & his wife & chldn.; Jack Gooby that attends in the house; Antigua George & his wife Kate Webb & their chldn.; Trippling & his wife & chldn.; the woman Maudling & her chldn.; the woman Mariah & her chldn. Jack & Will; also all the livestock & crops on the plntn. where I dw. & the wading place plntn.
     To Mary, the now wife of Christopher Thomas, 100a of s Bennett Choice incl. the plntn. s Christopher is seated on, for life at rent of 10 sh./yr.
     To Henry Taylor, the smith, L 50 & release from all debts.
     I forgive the debts of several overseers & give to John Higgins & William All L 40 apiece & John Dolvin & Samuel Field L 30 apiece.
     To Thomas Kendall, for life, the plntn. he lives on, (part of Bennets Outlett), he to pay cousin Margaret Smith 10 sh./yr.
     To Mr. Henry Darnall of Portland Manor, Anne Arundel Co. & cousin Elizabeth, his wife, & Francis Hall of Prince George's Co. & cousin Dorothy, his wife, in trust for their chldn., the r. e. I purchased of Mr. George Impey dec in the Co. of Hertford, Great Britain, now managed by my friends Mr. James Buchanan & Mr. Wm. Anderson, merchts. in London, & if s r. e. is sold, the money is to be div among s chldn. as they come of age or mar.
     I hereby, on payment of L 100, remit to David Melville of Dorchester Co. his debt to me upon bonds.
     I hereby, on payment of L 50, remit to Daniel Sherwood of Talbot Co. his obligations.
     To cousins Ann & Margarett Chew, daus. of cousin Henrietta Maria Dulany, equ. div., the money due me from the e. of Samll. Chew dec by the acct.of Philip Thomas, Esq., his extr., & I request Daniel Dulany, Esq., to receive s money.
     To Jacob Loockerman of Talbot Co., his debt to me.
     To my overeseer John Higgins & the eldest son of Timothy Sullivant dec , equ. div., 200a of Salisbury, in the br. of Corsica Crk.
     To my overseer Thomas Rowland, L 30.
     I confirm the gift to Danl. Dulany, Esqu., for the use of his son Lloyd Dulany of my commission on the sale of negroes imported by Capt. Pickett & Bruce & give to s Danl. Dulany Esq. for the use of s Lloyd Dulany the other & s Lloyd is to have the principal at age 21.
     To Mr. Charles Browne, my cousins Edwd. Tilghman & Wm. Tilghman, equ. div., my share in the trade managed by Mr. John Wallace.
     If Wm. Barber of Talbot Co. pay off the principal of my mtg. on his dw. plntn., it will be discharged.
     To Mr. James Calder, my lots in Chester Town, Kent Co., & a 30-sh. mourning ring.
     To friend Mr. John Wallacw, a 30-sh. mourning ring.
     To cousin Ann Brookes,negro girl Easter & negro boy Benn that attends in the house, L 250 sterl. to be paid in London & L 200 paper money.
     To Ann Bell, a little girl that lives with me under the care of her aunt, the s Ann Brooke, Poplar Ridge, 249a in the br. of Wye R. in Talbot Co. where Edwd. Griffin is my tenant, & in default of issue, to her sister Priscilla Bell, now with Mr. Charles Browne, & in default of issue, to Elizabeth Browne, d. o. Mr.Charles Browne; also to s Ann Bell, negro girl Bettey that plays with her, & L 100 sterl. & L 100 currency.
     To Elizabeth Browne & her bro. Robert Browne, son & dau. of Mr. Charles Browne, & James Calder, s. o. Mr. James Calder, my share in the cargoes in partnership with Mr. Charles Browne & Mr. James Calder.
     To Alice Robinson, wo has lived with & served me for several years, whatever she owes me & L 20.
     If I do not make over to my overseer Wm. All the land he has pad L20 for, the L 20 is to be returned to him.
     To Mr. Thomas Clarke, who has lived with me several years, L 100 sterl, L 100 currency, & a 30-sh. mourning ring.
     To my overseer Thomas Rowland, a lusty negro man & a lusty nego woman, age about 20, 5000 lb. tob., & whatever he owes me.
     To Charles, Robert, & Elizabeth Browne, chldn. of Mr. Charles Browne, each a negro boy about 12 & a negro girl about 10, & the boys are to be placed with tradesmen & the girls to household business.
     To cousin Henrietta Maria Lloyd, Bennett Regulation, 1430a on the S side Sassafras R., negroes & livestock, & in default heirs, to her sister Elizabeth, eldest d. o. cousin Edwd. Lloyd, & in default of heirs, to her brother Edwd. Lloyd, but their father is to have the use of all until his s dau. comes to age.
     To Robert Hall of Talbot Co., his debt to me & L 20.
     To John Willson, father of Thomas Willson afores , his debt to me & a L 10/yr. pension.
     To Dr. Gilbert Barrow of Talbot Co., whatever he owes me.
     To Mr. Edward Tilghman, for his trouble in writing this will & other services, L 100.
     To Elinor & Elizabeth Darnal, d. o. Henry Darnal of Portland Manor, Hazlemore & The Grove, both in Cecil Co., equ. div.
     To John Loo Kerman, Jr., L 300 sterl. & the debt due me from his bro. Jacob Loockerman.
     To every negro or molatto, a new suit of appl.: to every man & boy too large for frocks, a coat & breeches, a waist coat, a felt hat, 2 shirts, & one pr. shoes & stockings; to every woman & girl too large for frocks, a waist coat & pettycoat, 2 shifts, caps, & one pr. shoes & stockings; & to each child a cotton frock. For those negroes who are disposed of, the families shall go together.
     To negro man Dick the carpenter, his freedom, tools, & a suit of clothes.
     To cousin Edwd. Lloyd, whom I appoint my heir at law & extr., all my e. r. & p.
     Witn: Richard Archbold, James Tuite, Jas. Walters, John Knock, John Taylor, James Fetters, Jno. Coursey. R. Bennett
     20 Oct. 1749, sworn to by Walters, Knock, Taylor & Fetters, & Tuite said he did not think testator of sound mind.
     [On fol. 477 & 478, a list of 157 debtors & 2 estates ( Lewis Jones & Wm. Skinner, both of Talbot Co.) forgiven.]
     Codicil. To Mr. James Tuite of Queen Anns Co. & my godson, Thomas Willson, each my interest in the trade managed by s Tuite.
     To the Revd. Mr. Richard Mollineaux, L 20 sterl.
     To the Revd. Mr. Richard Archbull, L 20 sterl.
     To James Fetters, who lives with me, L 50.
     To Alexander Kay, who lives with me, L 50.
     26 Sept. 1749
     Witn: Jno. Coursey, Jas. Walters, John Knock, John Taylor.
     1 Oct. 1749, declared to be a codicil.
     Witn: Mat. Tilghman, Rd. Lloyd, Jere. Nicols, John White, Jas. Walters.
     20 Oct 1749, sworn to by Walters, Knock, & Taylor..
     Second Codicil. To my s cousin John Rousby, L 250 sterl. to build a house over my wife grave.
     To John Loockerman, Jr., who lives with me, my demand against the e. of Wm. Beeston of Dorchester Co., who d. in debt to me & whose e. I suffered Wm. Adams of Dorchester Co. to admin., & I order that s Adams be accountable to him.
     My extr. is not to oppress the widow of John Howell of Kent Co., who d. in debt to me, but to take s debt as she can pay it.
     27 Sept. 1749
     Witn: Jno. Coursey, Thos. Kemp, Jas. Walters, John Taylor.
     1 Oct. 1749, declared to be a codicil
     Witn: Mat. Tilghman. Rd. Lloyd, Jere. Nicols, John White, Jas. Walters.
     20 Oct. 1749, sworn to by Kemp & Walters.
     Third Codicil. My negro Jack Gooby that attends in the house, given by my will to cousin Mr. John Rousby, I now give to cousin Edwd. Tilghman.
     To my godsons [James ?] & Thomas Willson, negro man ----- ---- -----------.
     To Elizabeth Brane, wife of Mr. John Brane, 2 young negro men & 2 young negro women & 10 head of catle.
     To s cousin Mr. John Rousby, the service of my servant man John Taylor.
     29 Sept. 1749
     Witn: John Emory, Nicho. Clouds, Jas. Walters.
     1 Oct. 1749, declared to be a codicil.
     Witn: Mat. Tilghman, Ed. Lloyd, Jere. Nicols, John White, Jas. Walters.
     20 Oct. 1749, sworn to by Emory & Walters.

Liber 28, folio 481
24 March 1747
ROBERTS, RICHARD, Calvert Co.
     To son Richard Roberts, the plntn. I dw. on, provided he make over 100a of Lower Bennett to his bro. Allen or the next heir at law if s Allen d., & if s Richd. d., the next heir at law is to make over the s 100a to the next heir, no one of them to hold both plntn.
     To 5 sons & dau. Elizabeth, 8 young negroes equ. div: Dinah, Peg. Ruth, Ferry, Billah, Moll, Sike, & Charles.
     Witn: R[ichard] Johns of Angelica, Margaret Johns, Mary Philpot.
     [Codicil.] The child my wife may bear is to have an equal right to s negroes & the rest of my e.
     10 Oct. 1750
     Witn: Jno. Bond, James Clayton.
     11 March 1750, sworn to by James Clayton.
     27 March 1753, affirmed by Mrs. Mary Philpot (Quaker ?); proved in Baltimore Co.

Liber 28, folio 482
7 Aug. 1752
TUCKER, JOHN, Calvert Co.
     To son John Tucker, Neighborswood, where I dw., for life, & on his d. to my grdson Benja. Tucker, also my p. e.
     Witn: John Games, Isaac Freeman, John Howard.
     22 Nov. 1752, sworn to by Games & Freeman.

Liber 28, folio 482
9 Feb. 1753
YOUNG, ANN, Calvert Co.
     The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 5 chldn: Jas. Bowen, Rebecah Young, Charls Bowen, Jacob Bowen, Basil Bowen.
     Extr: 3d son, Jacob Bowen.
     Witn: Parkr. Young, PhilipDossey, James Dossey.
     1 March 1753, sworn to by Philip & James Dossey.

Liber 28, folio 482
2 March 1752
MACKALL, MARY, Calvert Co., widow.
     To son John Mackall, Horse Range, left me by my dec father, Thomas How, but if he d. s. p., to son Benjamin Mackall; or if son James Mackall & s John has the land I live on, which came by my dec husb., James Mackall, son Bemja. is to have Horse Range.
     To son Benja. L 100 sterl. at age 21, but if either James or John d. & Benja. gets Horse Range, s L 100 sterl. is to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     To dau. Mary Broome, negro wench Hannah, but if s dau. d.s.p, to my chldn. equ. div.; also the chest that stands in the hall.
     To dau. Ann, negro girl Rachel, but if she d. s. p., to my chldn. equ. div.; also a bed & pewter dishes & plates.
     The residue to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: Mary Broome, James, John, Benjamin, & Ann Mackall.
     Extrs: sons James & John Broome.
     Witn: Jno. Somervell, Jas. Somervell, Alexr. Somervell.
     21 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 483
29 Aug. ------
COOMBES, THOS., Charles Co., planter.
     To Bennett Coombes, Greens Inheritance, which was my dec father Purchase, & on his mother d., Christian Milford 349a.
     To son Thos. Whorton Coombes, on h is mother d., Coombes Purchase, where I dw., & the part of Greens Inheritance within the dw. plntn. on the south side road.
     To son Walter Coombes, at age 18, 100a of Greens Inheritance.
     When my 4 youngest sons Joseph & William & Francis Ignatius & Walter Coombes are 18, they are to have the benefit of their own labor but to be advised by their older brothers, Bennett & Thos. Whorton Coombes, & have one years schooling.
     To wife [& extrx.], Elizabeth Coombes, [my p. e.] & on her d. equ. div. among my chldn.
     Witn: Benjamin Clemments, Mathew Bazil, George Banezill.
     29 Jan. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the heir at law [not named] did not object.

Liber 28, folio 484
26 Feb. 1747/8
CRAPPER, EDMUND, Worcester Co.
     To grddau. Rhoda Hopkins, [Well Beck,] the 450a I dw. on, Tam[kins] Medow 53a, & the high land & marsh William Turvill bought of Stephen Walton on the W side Little Point Crk., & for want of heirs, to Edmund Crapper, s. o. Nathaniel Crapper.
     To s grddau., Littleworth 100a & Freemans [Neglect], a 200a cyprus swamp & for want of heirs, s 100a to nephew Nathan Craper & s 200a to my bro. Nathan Crapper & his sons.
     To s grddau., 4 negroes Santy, George, [Amy], & Will - & 2/3 my m.e. on her mar. or my d., & if she d. s. p., I give L 5 to be delivered to my [Buckingham] congregation to repair the house.
     Extrx: wife, Hanna Crapper.
     Witn: John Ake, Solomon Crapper, Anna Richardson.
     9 March 1753, sworn to by Crapper & Richardson.

Liber 28, folio 485
5 Feb. 1753
FLEMMING, GRACE, Worcester Co., widow.
     To 2 grddaus., Sarah [Mc Cuddy] & Grace [McCuddy,] the first child negro wench Jane has & the first child negro wench Na[n] has.
     To son Joshua Flemming, negroes Joe, Judah, Jane, & Nan, & Addition to Venturs & Neighbors Good Will (devised to him by his dec father will).
     To son John Flemming, the 250a devised him by his father will. Witn: Cornelius Dickenson, Willm. Atkinson, Willm. Allen. 20 April 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 486
16 March 1753
SNOWDEN, RICHARD, Jr., Prince George's Co.
     To sister Elizabeth Snowden, negro woman Susan, also Luke.
     To bro. Samuel Snowden, negro boy Cupid.
     To bro. John Snowden, negro boy Will, a black mare, & a black horse colt.
     To nephew Richard Crab, negro boy Bristo.
     To nephew Samuel Thomas, 400a of The Addition to Charley Forrest on the br. of Patuxent R. in Frederick Co.,but if he d. before age 18, to nephew Richard Snowden (s. o. Thomas Snowden); also to s nephew Saml., 4 slaves Bob, Esther, Venus, & Lidy - 2 draught horses, other livestock, & 2 beds, but if he d. before age 18, s 4 slaves to my bro. John Snowden & the livestock & hhold furn to my wife.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Snowden, my p. e., & for life, the residue of my lands, & on her d., if she not have issue, to my s bro. John & s nephew Saml., but if she have issue within 10 mo., the above legacies to sister Elizabeth, bros. Saml. & John, & nephew Richd. are void.
     Witn: Saml. Richardson, Joshua Warfield, Miriam Waller.
     11 April 1753, sworn to by Richardson & Warfield.

Liber 28, folio 487
21 Oct. 1752
BROWN, MARK, Jr., Anne Arundel Co.
     To sisters Alice Duvall & Frances Sappington, each 5 sh.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth, the e. she had when I mar. her, L 42 sterl. in England, & 1/3 my e. on the plntn. where I dwelt.
     To father, Mark Brown, Sr., the other 2 parts of my e. on s plntn.
     Witn: Orlando Griffith, John Riggs, H[enry] Griffith.
     30 April 1753, sworn to by Griffith & Riggs.

Liber 28, folio 487a
See page 485. 28 March 1753, Hanna Crapper, widow of Edmund Crapper, stood to the will.

27 April 1753, John Oke, the other witn., swore to the will of Edmund Crapper.

Liber 28, folio 487
11 Jan. 1753
MACCUBBIN, ZACHARIAH, Anne Arundel Co.
     To dau. Elizabeth Hood, for life, Wilsons Grove 200a, the plntn. she lives on, & on her d., to grdson Zachariah Hood, & on his d. to son Zachariah Maccubbin.
     To dau. Susannah Maccubin, house negro wench Clemeny, negro woman Hanah, nego boy Charles, negro girl Sarah, the bed she lies on, my best bed, other hhold furn, livestock, & Inncian corn & wheat.
     To son Zachariah Maccubbin, the remainder of a lease for 124a of His Lordshps Manor in this co. & negro man Boatswain..
     To son & extr., Nicholas Maccubbin, negro men Toby & Pompy.
     The residue of my p. e. is to b e equ. div. betw. my chldn. Elizabeth Hood, Nicholas Maccubbin, Zachariah Maccubbin, James Maccubbin, Susannah Maccubbin, & Ann Lingan.
     Witn: Richd. Bryant, John Scott, John Jacobs.
     24 March 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 488
1 May 1753
FOREMAN, JOSEPH, Anne Arundel Co.
     To son Phillip Foreman, The Spit Point, in Bodkin Crk., a new fulling mill, a cloth coat & britches, & 2 yews & lambs.
     To son William Foreman the rest of my wearing appl.
     To son Samuell Foreman, L 5.
     To dau. Ann Shiperd, a bed, a heffer with calf Cheney, 2 grasses [glasses ?], 2 dished, 4 plates, 2 yews & 2 lambs.
     To son Ezekias Foreman, negro man Harryfoot, the bed he lies on, 4 dishes, 12 plates, & a 5-gallon & a 2 gallon pot.
     To son John Foreman, at age 21, L 20.
     To dau. Walthey Foreman, L 8 on day of mar., but if she d. before then, to son Ezekias Foreman.
     To wife, Ann Foreman, negro man Boason, & I appt. her & son Ezekias Foreman extrs.
     Witn: W Hammond, Issabelar Pugsly, Francis Shepheard.
     25 May 1753, sworn to by Pugsly & Shepherd.
     The probate of W. Hammond, one of the witn., is carried to Lib. BT#1, fol. 178.

Liber 28, folio 489
John Worthington of Anne Arundel Co., Gent., renounces extrship of will of Gideon Howard of Anne Arundel Co.[No date.]

Liber 28, folio 489
26 Dec. 1752
FITZJEFFERY, JOSEPH, Jr., St. Mary's Co.
     My wife, Winifred Fitzjeffery, is to have the bringing-up of my 2 sons, Aaron & Ezekiell, each of whom I give 5 yrs. schooling.
     To son Ezekiel, negro woman Cate, & if she have issue, they are t be equ. div. betw. sons Aaron & Ezekiel.
     If s wife d. before s sons are 18, my bro. Ezekiel Fitzjeffery, is to have their bringing-up.
     Witn: Martha Manley, James Lee, John Stevons.
     9 April 1753, sworn to by Manley & Lee, & the widow took her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 490
28 April 1753
HOWARD, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Sarrah Howard, , for life, my land, & on her d. that part of my land not already given to my son-in-law Hugh Wilson to son Clement Howard.
     To s wife all my m. e. except a chest, to dau. Susanna Newton & a mare & heifer, to grddau. Sarra Howard.
     Witn: Anthony Roberts, Richard Foord, Anne Ford.
     15 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 490
Cecil Co., 16 Oct. 1752, William Kirkpatrick, Patrick Vance, & Rachel McCombs swore in the presence of John McCombs, heir at law,
     that they saw James McCombs sign his will & that they subscribed their names.

Liber 28, folio 491
11 April 1753
[HOLLAND, JAMES], Frederick Co.
     To my wife, Amy Holland, for life, the plntn where I dw., & on her d., to be valued by 3 men & that parcel at Sinicker [Seneca ?] be valued & my movables to be equ. div. among my 10 chldn.
     To dau. Elizabeth Harroson, L 5-worth of my m. e.
     Witn: John Riggs, John Holland, Josiah Holland, Josiah Haroson.
     8 ay 1753, sworn to by Riggs & John Holland.

Liber 28, folio 491
16 Feb. 1753
DAVIS, THOMAS, Sr., Frederick Co., planter.
     To wife, Elizabeth Davis, my p. e. with Wittam Inlarged, on the N side Hoghouse Br. in Charles Co. beg. at the NE side of land of John Posten, Sr. at the joining of s Postens & James Davis fences & running to the land of Saml. Johnson, to be sold; to her also, negro boy Frank, to be set free on her d.; if she d. before son James Davis is 21, Matthew Edwards is to take them both, keep Frank till son James is of age, & set both at Liberty; what left after s wife d. is to be equ. div. among them: Peter Davis, Absolom Davis, Thomas Davis, Luke Davis, & James Davis.
     Extrx: wife, Elizabeth Davis.
     Witn: Jer[emia]h Neall, Mark Edwards, James Edwards.
     17 March 1753, sworn to by Mark & James Edwards.

Liber 28, folio 492
26 March 1753
HEDGES, JOSEPH, Monokocey, Frederick Co.
     Extrs: wife, Mary Headges, & bro. Charles Heddges.
     [To s wife,] choice of 2 of the cattle & the mares & a bed over her 1/3.
     To dau. Rebkah Headges, the land the lease 150a where I dw. when she comes to age, but if she d. before that, s land to s wife & the other to be div among s brother chldn.
     Witn: John Clabaugh, Joseph Hedges, Solomon Douthit.
     10 April 1753, sworn to by Claybaugh & Hedges.

Liber 28, folio 494
19 March 1753
POLKE, CHARLES, Frederick Co. farmer.
     To Christian, my wife, 1/3 my m. e., & for widhood, use of the plntn.
     To son William, his horse & saddle, & my plntn. when sold is to be equ. div. among William, eldest son, Edmond, my 2d, Thomas, my 3d, Charles, my 4th, & John, my 5th, & Sarah, my dau., & if any of my chldn. d. before coming of age . . . .
     Extrs: s wife & Ralph Matson.
     Witn: Henry Stewart, John Tictin, William Gilliland.
     20 June 1753, sworn to by Tictin & Gilliland.

Liber 28, folio 495
9th 1st mo, Jan. 1752
KROUSE, GEORGE, Frederick Co.
     To Margret, my wife, L 28, part of a debt from John George Smith, my hhold goods, & m.
     To eldest son Michall, the L 7 remaining of a bond of Jon. George Smith.
     To son John & dau. Mary, L 13.10 equ. div., in 3 notes from Joseph Accurt.
     Extr: dau. Susannah Apple.
     Witn: Thos. Taylor, George Matthews.
     20 Jan. 1753, affirmed by both witn. (Quakers).

Liber 28, folio 495
2 Dec. 1752
D AL, SAMUEL, Monockoecy, Frederick Co., miller.
     Upon my wifes [not named] restoring the effects she clandestinely carried off, 1/3 my e.
     The residue to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn.: Mary, Cassandra, & Samuel D al.
     Extrx: Rachel Maroney.
     Witn: Jorin Niles, Phil Lynham, Mary Tims.
     11 Dec. 1752, sworn to by all 3witn.

Liber 28, folio 496
13 Dec. 172
DEBUTTS, ROBERT, Frederick Co., Gent.
     To son John Donaldson Debutts & the child my wife is big with, if a son, all lands equ. div.
     To dau. Margaret Barnard. , negro James.
     To s son John, negro boy Sligo.
     To dau. Mary Ann Christian Abigal Debutts, negro by Quarey.
     To child my wife is big with, negro boy Moses.
     To wife, Abigal Debutts, with Kennedy Farrell, my extr., negro man Will, a lot in Frederick Town, & the rest of my p. e.
     I transfer to John Hattaway Clark, my s wife, & Kennedy Farrell, my right of the admin. of the e. of my bro. Lawrence Debutts.
     Witn: P[eter] Butler, Phillip Murphey, John Radford.
     18 Dec. 1752, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 497
[MARGERET KROUSE]
     30 Jan 1753, Barbury Henry, Tobe Williams, & Henry Frank, being present at the last illness of Margeret Krouse of Frederick Co. dec , swore that she left everything she had to her dau. Susannah Apple.

Liber 28, folio 497
22 Aug. 1751
DIAMOND, THOMAS, Queen Anns Co.
     To dau. Mary Diamond, L 36 to be paid her at age 16 by Robert Lloyd, the wearing appl. that was her mothers, common prayer book, my bed, the linen & woolen spinning wheels, & other hhold furn. & if she d. s. p., to sons Thomas & John.
     To son Thomas Diamond, my large clasped Bible (&request he make good use of it), my next best bed, & my young mare Pleasure.
     To son John Diamond, my other books & bedding, sorrel horse Jack, & to him & son Thomas, livestock.
     My friend Rbt. Lloyd is to see that all parts of my will are complied with.
     Witn: Andrew Shepherd, Mary Alexander.
     7 May 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 499
26 Feb. 1753
CARR, JOHN, Talbot Co.
     To son William Carr, all my lands, & he is to keep his sister Mary & his 3 bro., Joseph, Henry, & his bro. Moses till he is 18, & his youngest bro., James he is to keep till he is 21, giving him sufficient school learning.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 10 chldn.
     Extrs: sons William & John Carr.
     Witn: Thos. Ellis, George Prouse, Randolph Johnson.
     Sworn to 19 March 1753 by Prouse & Johnson & 14 April 1753 by Ellis.

Liber 28, folio 499
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WHITAKER ROBERT, [Prince George's Co.]
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 7 youngest chldn: Susanna, Elizabeth, Susan, Henry, Sarah, Priscilla, & Alesander.
     To 2 eldest sons, William & Robert, the land I live on equ. div. by my friends Thoms Gantt, Alexander Magruder, & Thomas Gantt, & if Wm. or Robt. d. before age 21. . . .
     Witn: Ruth Orme, Ann Belt, Jo[s]. Belt, Jr
     27 Junw 1753, sworn to by Orme & Belt, & the heir at law, Wm. Whitaker, made no objection.

Liber 28, folio 500
9 May 1753
PERRY, JOHN, Prince George's Co., taylor.
     To son Jno. Perry, for life, the 40a of my land he dw. on, & on his d., to his eldest son; also to Jno., 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Edward Perry, for life, the 30a of my land he dw. on, & on his d., to his eldest son; also to Edwd., 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Joseph Perry, the 20a I dw. on & the residue of my p. e.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth , for life 1/3 my e.
     To daus. Jane, wife of Jacob Igleheart, Mary, wife of Gerge Harrison, Ann, wife of James Watson, & Elizabeth, wife of John Basil, 1 sh. apiece.
     Witn: Chas. Hodges, Rachel Bowie, Benjamin Hodges
     28 June 1753, sworn to by Charles & Benjamin Hodges, & John Perry, heir at law, did not object.

Liber 28, folio 500
18 Jan. 1753, Sophia Willson, late wife of James Wilson of Prince George Co., Gent., renounced the extrship & auhorized her son Josiah Wilson to take our letters of admin.

Liber 28, folio 501
21 May 1753
BAYNARD, THOMAS, Talbot Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Hannah Baynard, a bed, & for life, Smiths Clefts, 360a on the N side Tuckahoe Crk.
     To dau. Elizabeth Baynard, Pittses Vineyard, 166 3/4a on the E side Tuckahoe Crk. in Queen Anns Co. & all my e. r. & p. except aboves land devised to my wife, which on her d., I give to s dau; but if she d. s. p., all to s wife.
     Witn: Jno. Barwick, 3d, Philip Palmer, Solano Slaughter, Frances Moor, Thomas Jaddan.
     22 June 1753, sworn to by Barwick, Palmer, Slaughter, & Jaddan, & the widow accepted the devises.

Liber 28, folio 501
6 Feb. 1753
HERNEM, JOHN, Talbot Co.
     To wife Lydda Hernem, all my e., & on her d. to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Witn: Peter Parrott, Andrew Banning, William Batchelor.
     22 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 502
31 Aug. 1752
SHARPPLES, WILLIAM, Calvert Co.
     To wife & extrx., Margaret, all e.
     Witn: Geo. Cook, Wm. Hillhouse, Jno. Greves, Jr.
     21 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 502
23 Dec. 1744
HARDIKIN, EDWARD, Dorchester Co.
     To son Edward Hardikin, Jr., black mare Bonney, my saddle, bridle, boots, & a gun.
     To son John Hardikin, mare Pink & my son Edward old saddle & bridle.
     To youngest son, Robert Hardikin, my gun.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Hardikin, the residue of my p. e.
     Witn: William Edmondson 3d, Charles Loud, Edmondson, Jr.
     Sworn to by Wm. Edmondson, Jr., & Charles Loud, who saw the other witn., Wm. Edmondson, Sr., sign.

Liber 28, folio 503
29 Oct. 1751
ECCLESTON, JOHN, [Jr.], Dorchester Co.
     To mother Elenor Eccleston, for life, all the lands that fell to me by my bro Hugh Eccleston, but if she d. before my sisters, Elizabeth & Sue Eccleston be mar., they are to have the parler of the dw. house as long as they are single.
     To my 3 bros., William, James, & Charles Eccleston, equ. div., all my lands Charles to have his part adj. where my father lived, Wm. to have his adj. where Jame Blades lives, & James to have his adj. where Robert Parkenson lived.
     Witn: Elizabeth Kinefax, Mary Anne Mackeel, Tearesa Cullen.
     17 March 1753, sworn to by Kinnefax & Cullen.

Liber 28, folio 503
20 Jan. 1753
FISHWICK, WILLIAM, Dorchester Co., mercht.
     To dau. Jinny Fishwick, L 250 sterl. at age 20.
     The rest of my e. r. & p. to my wife, Sarah Fishwick for life, & on he d., to dau. Jinny Fishwick, but if she d.s. p., to my son-in-law John Rider Nevett, but if he d. s. p., to be equ. div. among my bros. & sisters John Fishwick, Robert Fishwick, James Fishwick, Edward Fishwick, Priscilla, wife of Wm. Slater, Thomas Fishwick, & Elizabeth Fishwick.
     Extrx: my s wife, & if she d. before my s dau. reaches age of 20, my bros. Edward Fishwick of Liverpool & Col. John Henry Of Nanticoke, Maryland, are to succeed her.
     Witn: John Steuart, Wm. Newton, James Fishwick.
     4 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow chose her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 504
20 April 1753
WILLIAMS, BARUCH, Prince George's Co.
     To wife, Lucy Williams, the land where I live & Addition to Bacon Hall & all my e. r. & p.
     Witn: John Spriggs, H. Belt, Jr., Richd. Harwood, Jr.
     13 July 1753, sworn to by Harwood.

Liber 28, folio 504
22 July 1753
WILLSON, WILLIAM,
     To son John Willson, 100a of the manner with 30 of Cox Freehold with part of Elizabeths Purchase crossing from John Lawsons Bounding tree, a negro boy Plato, a negro girl Ruth, & a cow & calf.
     To son Benkid Willson, young negro fellow Pollido, 3 young negroes Ben, Dina, & Solomon & Malborough, (but if he mar. Marey Linch, Malborough is to return to the e.), 4 cows & calves, & a feather bed.
     To son William Willson, negro lad Bristo, negro girl Betey, & a cow & calf.
     To son Henrey Willson, negro lad London, negro girl Prus, & a cow & calf.
     To wife, Rachel Willson, for life, all the residue, & on her d., the plntn. to son Benkid Willson, & on her d., all her e. to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Extrs: wife, Rachel Willson, & son William Willson.
     Witn: Thomas Gittings, James Lawson, Jno. Chamberlaine, Abram. Andrew
     8 Aug. 1753, sworn to by Lawson, Chambedrlaine, & Andrews.

Liber 28, folio 505
5 Nov. 1748
ROBERSON, JOHN, [Somerset Co.].
     To son James Roberson, 150a at the SE end of Ireland Eye & the horse he commonly rides on.
     To son John Roberson, Long Delay, 100a on the S side Plum Crk., a bed, & a cow & calf, & if he d. s. p., s land to dau. Ann.
     To son Jacob Roberson, 150a with my dw. plntn., a bed, & a cow & calf, & if he d. s. p., s land to son William Roberson.
     To dau. Ann Roberson, L 20, a bed, & a cow & calf.
     Extrx: wife, Mary Roberson or either of my sons whom she thinks.
     Witn: M[itchell] Dashiell, Tho. Cooper, Walter Darby.
     Sworn to 19 June 1753 by Cooper, 20 June by Dashiell, & 2 July following by Darby, & 19 June the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 28, folio 506
27 May 1753
KELLETT, EUNICE, [Somerset Co.].
     To dau. Elizabeth Kellet, negro boy Stephen, a case of draws, & 6 silver spoons & the tongs that belong to the tea ware.
     To Mary Baker, the bal. due her.
     To son Robert Kellet & dau Elizabeth Kellet, the rest of my chattle e., but if they d. s. p., to be equ. div. among 4 of my cousins: Sarah Henry, Mary Handy, d. o. John Handy, Ellenor Dashiell, d. o. Henry Dashiell, & Priscilla Dashiell, d. o. Levin Dashiell.
     To son Robert Kellett, the land I bought of Robert Ridgely, but if he d. s. p., to dau. Eliza. Kellett, & if she d. s. p., to friend Henry Lowes.
     To friend & extr., Henry Lowes, the care of my son Robert Kellet, & to cousin Sarah Henry, the care of my ds. Eliza. Kellet & her e.
     Witn: Isaac Handy, Jane Gilliss, Ann Irving.
     Sworn to 23 June 1753 by Handy & 4 July following by Gillis & Irving.

Liber 28, folio 507
20 Oct. 1752
MUNCASTER, JAMES, Charles Co.
     To son James Barker Muncaster, Wallsons Purchase, which I live on, but my wife, Catherine, is to use the plntn. I live on with Wallsons Purchase, which I desire my friend Richd. Harrison to lay off to exclude the plntn. where Michael Harrell dw.
     To son Joseph Barker [Muncaster], Williams Folly, which I bought of Wm. Cooper, Sr.
     To son James Barker Muncaster, negro girl Bess, a bed, & a cow & calf.
     To wife, Catherine, the use of the rest of my slaves, 2 men & 1 woman, for life, & on her d., equ. div. to chldn. Mary, Annabella, & Joseph Muncaster.
     The residue to my wife & extrx., Catherine, & my 3 chldn. Mary, Annabella, & Joseph Muncaster.
     Witn: Rd. Harrison, Saml. Moore, Catherin Watson 7 May 1753, sworn to by Harrison & Wattson (the heir at law beingf a minor & therefore not present.

Liber 28, folio 507
20 Oct. 1750
CRISTOFER, QUESENBARY, Durham Parish, Charles Co., planter.
     To wife & extrx., Sarah, & 3 chldn., William, Thomas, & Elizabeth, equ. div., my p. e.
     To son Thomas, 2 tracts betw. the downs in s parish, The Last Choice 100a & Quisenbarys Addition to the Last Choice 47a.
     To son James & son John, pistole each.
     Witn: Bay[ne] Smallwood, Wm Smallwood (taylor), John Chickscales.
     15 Aug. 1753, sworn to by Smallwood & Chickscales, the heir at lawa, a minor, not present.
     22 Aug. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 509
5 Feb. 1753
COTTINGHAM, CHARLES, Somerset Co.
     To wife, Anne Cottingham, my p. e. & for life, my dw. house & orchard & use of my dw. plntn.
     To son John Cottingham, my land, Boston, & the other on the d. of my wife & the part of Goshen not yet conveyed.
     To my 4 chldn. Charles, Thomas, John, & Rachel Horsey Down, which my father, Thomas Cottingham, bought of Stephen Horsey.
     To s 3 sons, my marsh in Cerdockway Marshes.
     Extr: son John Cottingham.
     Witn: S[amson] Wheatley, Thomas Adams, William Adams.

Liber 28, folio 509
5 Aug. 1750
JOHNSON, SAMLL., [Somerset Co.].
     To wife & extrx., Eliza. Johnson, 1/3 my e. r. & p.
     To son Benjamin Johnson, part of Friends Choice which I [live] on willed to me by my father.
     To dau. Mary Johnson, Cold Harbour, in Broad Crk. Forest in Worcester Co.
     To daus. Joana & Sarah Johnson, a cow & calf & a bed apiece.
     The residue to my chldn: Mary Johnson, Benja. Johnson, Joana Johnson, & Sarah Johnson.
     Witn: Isaac Handy, Purnell Johnson, Sarah Johnson.
     22 Aug. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

The Commissary General ordered the following will struck out as null & void.

Liber 28, folio 510
15 Jan. 1753
CARMICHALL, ANN, Queen Anns Co.
     To sister Dorothy Edmondson, negro man Toney & negro girl Joanah.
     To cousin Ann Edmondson, who lives with me, negro girl Lucy, d. o. Candise.
     To cousins Ann Beall & Mary Beall, negro boy Ben & negro woman Easter (that always waited on me) & her issue equ. div.
     To cousin James Brown, negro girl Bett, d. o. Old Rose.
     To cousin Elizabeth Brown, a legacy left me by Mrs. Alice Lloyd dec in the hands of the extrs. of Mr. John Blake dec .
     To sister Priscilla Brown, my wearing appl & other personal utensils.
     My cousin Ann Beall & her e. are to be under the care of her bro.-in-law & sister, John & Elizabeth Brown.
     To my dau. Elizabeth Brooke Carmichall & the child I go with, the residue of my e., & if they both d. before age 16, I give the rest of my e. as follows:
     One eighth part apiece to bro. James Brooke; bro. Roger Brooke; bro. Basil Brooke; chldn of sister Elizabeth Beall, late wife of Nathaniell Brooke, equ. div.; sister Dorothy Edmondson; sister Mary Hamersly; sister Priscilla Brown; & sister Margaret Willson.
     Extr: my husband, Mr. Wm. Carmichall.
     Witn: Ja[mes] Calder, Jr., Elizabeth Lewis, Ann Mahany.
     17 May 1753, proving the above will was objected against by Mr. Wm. Carmichall, husb. of the dec , who forbad me to proceed.
     Wm. Tilghman, Dep. Commy.
     12 Sept 1753, sworn to by James Calder, Jr.

Liber 28, folio 511
26 March 1753
McCONNIKIN, ELIZABETH, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
     To son John Meconnokin, a hand mill.
     To 2 sons, Emanuel & Elias Mekonnikan, equ. div., all my r. & p. e. & a pew in Christ Church in which the Widow Tolson, the Widow Wright, & Widow White are concerned.
     Extrs: my s 2 sons Emanuel & Elias.
     Witn: Richard Chambers, Francis Wholahan.
     1 Sept. 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 511
10 Aug. 1753
JACOBS, HENRY, Queen Ann Co.
     Stockdon, 500a in the br. of Bohemia R. in Cecil Co. & the house & lot in Queens Town are to be sold.
     To dau. Julianna Jacobs, doz. Large silver spoons & a silver salt seller.
     To dau. Mary Ann Kendall, wife of William Kendall, 1 sh. sterl.
     The negroes & stock s be kept together to maintain the chldn. I had by Ann Jacobs, & my e. is to be equ. div, among them.
     Extrx: wife, Ann Jacobs.
     Witn: Henry Wilks, Robert Kent, James Sheringham. Henry Jacobs
     31 Aug. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 513
8 July 1714
LAYCOCK, ELIZA., Queen Anns Co., widow.
     To friend Michll. Miller, 175a of Huichingham left me by my dec son John Tolley & now in possn. of Thomas Tolley of Kent Co., formerly bequeathed by Walter Tolley, Sr. to his 2 daus., Mary & Elizabeth & purchased of Stipen Whetstone, Sr., & Stephen Whestone, Jr.
     To friend Nathll. Hynson, the remainder of my son bequest in his will.
     Extr: freiend Michael Miller.
     Wirn: John Rogers, Samuell Gooding, Phillip Jones.
     28 Aug 1753, sworn to by Rogers.

Liber 28, folio 514
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HEMSLEY, PHILEMON, Queen Anns Co.
     To bro. William Hemsley, these lands in Queen Anns Co: Clover Fields 1620a; 68a of The Beginning of Trustam Wells; 66a of Lloyds Meadows; Hemsleys Park 800a; Hemsleys Adventure 200a; & my lot in Ogle Town, & for want of issue, to my sisters Anna Maria & Mary Hemsley, & for want of issue to either, all but Hemsleys Adventure to my sisters Deborah & Anna Maria Lloyd, & for want of issue to either, to my cousins Michael, Richard, &James Earle, each paying to their sister Henrietta Maria Earle L 100.
     If my bro. William & my sisters Anna Maria & Mary Hemsley d. s. p., I give Hemsleys Adventure to James, s. o. my uncle William Tilghman.
     To my sisters Anna Maria & Mary Hemsley my lands in Talbot Co., Hemsley Upon Wye 1160a, Hemsley Upon Wye Addition 147a, & Vincents Lot 43a, & for want of issue, these 3 tracts & my reversion of these tracts in Queen Annns Co., Lawson Fields 460a, Lawson Fields Addition 140a, Hardest Fendoff 150a, & Hemleys Discovery 91a (which I lately conveyed to s Anna Maria & Mary in tail) to my bro. Wm. Hemley, & for want of issue, Hemsley Upon Wye, Hemsley upon Wye Addition, & Vincents Lot to James, s. o. my uncle James Tilghman.
     If my bro. William & my sisters Anna Maria & Mary Hemsley d. s. p., I give my reversion in the s Towson Fields, Towson Fields Addition, Hardest Fendoff, & Hemsleys Discovery to Wm. s. o. my uncle Richard Tilghman & Richard,s. o. my uncle James Tilghman equ. div.
     To my aunt Anne, wife of my uncle James Tilghman, L 20 sterl. to be laid out in plate.
     To cousin Henrietta Maria Earle, L 100.
     To father-in-law, Mr. Robert Lloyd, my mother, Mrs. Anna Maria Lloyd, & my uncle & aunt Mr. James Tilghman & Anne, his wife 1 mourning ring apiece of the usual value.
     The residue of my p. e.to my bro. William & my sisters Anna Maria & Mary Hemsley, equ. div.
     Extr: father-in-law, Mr. Robert Lloyd
     Witn: Wm. Hopper, Thos. Ringgold, Nathan Wright, John Downes, Jr.
     20 July 1753, sworn to byt all 4 witn.

Liber 28, folio 515
22 June 1753
COOK, JOSHUA, Queen Anns Co.
     To bro. James Cook, all my land, Cooks Venter 100a.
     To bro. William Cook, nego girl Phebey.
     To bro. Samuell Cook, negro boy Jacob.
     To my 2 sisters, Elizabeth & Marey, equ. div., the residue.
     Extr: bro. Thomas Cook.
     Witn: Peter Rich, John deBertholt, Jeremiah Jadwin.
     18 July 1753, sworn to by Rich & Jadwin; John Cook, heir at law, ran away from these parts some yrs. since, & the extr. says he knows not where he is; 29 Aug. 1753, Thomas Cook renounces the extrship.

Liber 28, folio 516
21 Dec. 1752
WILLIAMS, THOMAS, St. Lukes Parish, Queen anns Co.
     Wife, Elizabeth Williams, sole heir & extrx.
     To sister Alice Davis, the bed I lie on.
     To sister Ann West, the cow & yearlin I had from Rachel Ponnder.
     To Robert Davis, s. o. Alice Davis, 1 sh. sterl.
     To servant Chandois Morgan, my best coat with my great coat.
     Witn: Richard Lambert.
     17 July 1753, sworn to by Lambert.

Liber 28, folio 516
2 Feb. 1752
LIDDAL, ROBERT, St. Mary's Co.
     To wife & extrx., Mary, the plntn. where I dw. & all my e. r. & p.
     Witn: James Foster, Joseph Bradey, Richard Hilton.
     24 July 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 517
30 May 1749
HICKS, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
     To eldest son, William Hicks, the plntn. St. Johns, which I occupy adj. Saint Barbary , where I live, but if his uncle, with whom he is now in England, provide well for him, I desire that he give s St. Johns to his bro. George Hicks.
     To son George Hicks, s Saint Barberys 100a.
     To dau. Mary Henner, wife of William Henner of Cherry Point, Northumberland Co., Virginia, my plntn, Church Hill, on the head of St. Inegoes Crk., St. Mary Co., 650a , which I bought of Matthew Harbert & conveyed to him by Mr. Wm. Thompson & his wife, Ellinor, mother to s Mathew & given to her by the will of Mr. James Pattison, her father, & she then was wife of Mr. Harbert.
     My extr. is to try to get possn. of the land at Pisacatoway, [Prince George's Co.], if he be enabled so to do from the heirs of Mr. Geo. Noble & the 4 Edlins who are now possd. thereof, & when so done, he is to sell s land & give the money to my s son Geo., retain to himself & give the other to my s wife (s land, I bought of Thos. & Wm. Egerton, 2400a by recovery in May 1743.)
     Extr: son William, & my wife shall be extrx. in his absence.
     Witn: Robt. Chesley, Richd. Ward Key, John Taylor.
     20 Aug. 1753, sworn to by Chesley & Key.
     Codicil. As my dau. Elizabeth in England is well provided for by her mar. to Mr. Hall, she is not have no part of my p. e., & the part of my p. e. that was to go to my dau. Henner is to go instead to her chldn. Jno. Wm. Henner & Ann Henner. 31 May 1749
     Witn: Joseph Lugh, John Heard.
     20 Aug. 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 518
9 June 1753
HENDLY, ROBERT, St. Mary's Co.
     To wife [not named], for widhood, the use of my dw. plntn. & my p. e.
     To son John Hendly, the plntn. he lives on with 1/3 my land on the bay side.
     To son Jeremiah Hendly, on his mother d., my dw. plntn. with 1/3 my land on the bay side, my best bed, & a horse colt.
     To son James Hendly, the plntn. Robert Greves lives on with 1/3 my land on the bay side & my next best bed.
     To son John Hendly, on the d. of my wife, negro man Andrew & negro woman Moll.
     To sons Jeremiah & James, on the d. of my wife, equ. div., negro woman Frank & 1/3 my p. e.
     To son James Hendly, on the d. of my wife, negro man Bosen.
     To dau. Elizabeth Garber, my 3d best bed. To grddaus. Elizabeth Horn & Ann Horn, each a 3-yr.-old heffer.
     To dau. Rebeccah Adams, Hopsons Coyse.
     To dau. Mary Coombs, if the s [sic] Thomas Coombs does not return, 1000 lb. tob. from each of my s 3 sons
     Sons John & Jeremiah Hendly are to have the admin. of my e. after my wife d.
     Witn: Willm. Cavenough, Robert Greves, Banaby Angell.
     23 July 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn, & 27 Aug. 1753, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 519
31 Oct. 1747
UNDERWOOD, THOMAS, Sr., St. Mary's Co.
     To son Anthony Underwood, my clothes, a bed, 2 negroes, Jack & Peter, & on my wife d. or mar., negro boy Joseph.
     To wife, Mary Underwood, for life, the 150a I bought of Thomas Gittings.
     To s wife, negro boy Roger, mulatto girl Monaca, negro wench Sara, & mulatto man Edward Betty, & on s wife d., s Sara & Edward Betty are to be free & Edward is to have the carpinders, shewmakers, & coopers tools & material to make clothes.
     To s wife, Ellmore, 200a I bought of Henry Attwood, for life, & on her d., to s son Anthony, & for want of heirs, to my Revd. Father Vinson Phillips, along with my saddle, bridle, & cane.
     To s wife & extrx., Mary Underwood, the residue.
     Witn: Charles Attwood, Teresa Attwood, Rose Cottrill.
     30 July 1753, sworn to by Charles & Teretia Attrwood, in presence of Anthony Underwood, heir at law, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 520
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CLARKE, Col. GEORGE, St. Mary's Co.
     29 June 1753, John Reeder & Ann Reeder swear that about 23 this instant June & about 7 weeks before, in their presence, Col. George Clarke verbally gave to his then wife, Susanna Clarke, negro boy Dick purchased of Mr. John Stanfield, Mr. John Blackistones bond, Capt. Gilbt. Ireland bond, 2 looking glasses bought of Mr. Thomas Blackhurst & gave to each of his 2 daus., Ann & Sarah Clarke, a horse with a saddle & furniture of as near as may be the value of the horse, saddle, & furniture that then belonged to Mrs. Susanna Somervell.

Liber 28, folio 521
13 May 1751
CLARKE, GEORGE, [St. Mary's Co.]
     To son John Attaway Clarke, Piney Point, but if he d. leaving no child by his wife, Hannah, she shall have s land for life.
     To dau. Susanna Mackall Smoote, Clarkes Range.
     To son John Attaway Clarke, that parcell on Blake Crk. purchased of John Tunhill.
     To wife Susanna Clarke, for life, the plntn. where I live with the tracts purchased of Stephen Martin & Jane, his wife, & Robert Mason & the rents of my other lands until my youngest child reaches age of 21 yrs. or mar.
     To daus. Hannah Key, Ellen Clarke, Susanna Clarke, Anne Clarke, & Sarah Clarke, on the d. of my wife, the plntn. where I live, with s tracts & also the tracts purchased of Wm. Cavenaugh & Robert Nugent & the tracts mtged. by Andrew Bulther & William Jones, equ. div., & if all d. s. p., to be equ. div. betw. John Attaway Clarke & Susanna Mackall Smoote.
     To wife & extrx., 1/3 my e. & these 10 negroes Adam, Charles, Jo, Young London, Henneretta, Priscialla, Dina, George, & Judy - for support of my s 4 daus., who as they come to age or mar. are to have until the youngest comes to age or mar., when s negroes are to be equ. div. among them.
     Negro Bess is to have a callico gown & petticoat, 2 white shifts, 2 aprons, 2 handkerchiefs, 2 caps, 1 pr. wooden-heel shoes, & 1 pr. worsted stockings.
     Negro Peter is to have my clothes.
     Witn: John Reader, Thomas Perrin, James Hardwick, James Kendrick, Phillis Griffin, James Murrin, John Hues, Thomas Innis.
     21 July 1753, sworn to by Reader, Murrin, & Inniss, & the widow stood to the will.
     Codicil. To my s wife, for life, the 2 tracts I bought of Robert Neugan.
     Witn: John Reader, James Hardwick, Phillis Griffin, John Hues, James Kndrick.
     24 July 1753, sworn to by Reeder, Hardwick, & Griffin.

Liber 28, folio 523
20 June 1750
WORRELL, SUSANNAH, Kent Co.
     To mother, Mary Worrell, L 30, a desk, all my clothes except a gown & petticoat, 2 cows & calves, 5 sheep, & a bed.
     To sister Frances Cooley, a white gown & petticoat & a hat & hood
     To Mary Sutton, d. o. Samll. Sutton, a gold ring, 1 pr. silver studs, a mare, saddle, & bridle.
     Witn: Elizabeth Copper, W Hynson.
     22 Aug. 1753, sworn to by both witn. in presence of Mary, mother of dec .

Liber 28, folio 523
17 Aug. 1752
PEACOCK, RICHARD, Sr., Kent Co., planter.
     To son Robert Peacock, my dw. plntn.with all the land on the S side the Town Road from Chirn Crk. & the rest of Towndail & a gun.
     To son John Peacock, my land on the N side s road, Standof & part of Goodhope, a bed, 4 sheep, a cow & calf, & a sow & pigs.
     To son Richard Peacock, my clothes & a gray mare.
     To dau. Rachel Trulock, a cow & calf & a 3-yr.-old heifer.
     To dau. Prudence Peacock, a young mare, a cow & calf, 4 sheep, a bed, a sow & pigs, hhold furn., a 3-yr.-old heifer, & a side saddle.
     To Samuel Larrance, Jr., a young mare or horse, saddle & bridle, & a new suit of clothes, on condition he stay till he is 18.
     To wife Prudence & son Richard, the residue o my p. e.
     To servant Robert Magrath, 2 yrs. of his time on condition he behave well & quit his freedom dues.
     Witn: Jno. Younger, William Castledine, Aaron Alford.
     13 Au. 1753, sworn to by Younger & Alford in presence of R Peacock, heir at law, & Prudence Peacock, widow.

Liber 28, folio 524
21 Aug. 1753
COWARDEN, JOHN, Kent Co.
     To bro. Peter Cowarding, my dw. plntn, 100a of Queen Chalton.
     To sister Elinor Cowarding, young black horse Jack.
     To wife & extrx., [Mary], the residue of my e.
     Witn: Jo. Wickes, Wm. Cowarden, James Meeks
     4 Sept. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in prersence of widow & extrx., Mary, there being no hereal representative.

Liber 28, folio 525
About 24 Aug. 1750
[WEBB, JOHN], Georges Town, attorney at law.
     Daniel Bryan of Georges Town, merchant aged about 50 yrs., deposed that about 4 days before he d. John Webb told him that he had made a will some time before but, not having made it as advantageous to his wife as he desired, burnt it, & that he thought no person so proper to enjoy his e. as his wife, Martha Webbe, & his desire & will was that she should enjoy whatever e. he had, & desired s deponent to deliver to s Martha sundry tobacco notes & cash which he had delivd. to s deponent, & that s John d. at George Town Turesday, the 28th of Aug. about 4 o lock in the afternoon. Sworn 2 Sept. 1750.
     Mary Boyd of Chester Town, aged about 18 yrs., deposed that attending Mr. John Webbe in his illess, she heard Mr. Daniel Bryan, about 4 days before s John d., ask him whom he intended to have his e [& went on to confirm Bryan deposition]. Sworn 2 Sept. 1750.

Liber 28, folio 525
12 Feb. 1753
HANSON, HANS, Kent Co.
     To wife Magrett Hanson, a best bed, my young horse Byard with side saddle & bridle.
     To dau. Mary Hanson, L 20 at age 16 or mar.
     To son Hans Hanson, my trading gun, & I leave him in the care of Mr. John Shield of Kent Co. till he is 21.
     The residue is to be equ. div. by s wife & Mr. John Shield, among my 5 chldn.: Mary, Martha, Hans, George & Ann Hanson.
     Extrs: s wife & s Mr. John Shield.
     Witn: Thomas Dawes, William Grace, Alex Glen.
     25 July 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. before s wife, s Shield, & Hans Hanson, heir at law, about 9 yrs. old.

Liber 28, folio 526
27 April 1753
BLACKSTON, THOMAS, [Kent Co.]
     To son Elijah Blackston, negro boy Phill.
     To son Thomas, negro boy Prince.
     To dau. Hannah, a cow & calf & a warming pan.
     The rest of my p. e. to my other chldn: sons Elijah, Thomas, & John & daus. Mary, Rebecca, & Lettice.
     Witn: C[ornelius] Comegys, J[ohn] Watson, Thos. Watson.
     7 Sept. 1753, sworn to by Comegys & John Watson in presence of Margaret, widow.

Liber 28, folio 527
1 Feb. 1753
HUNT, JOBE, Calvert Co.
     To son Henry Hunt, the 200a I bought of Henry Chew, who bought it of Jane Tongue, but if Thos. Tonge,s. o. Jane Tongue dec , recover s land, the money is to go for a piece of land for my s son on the advice of my friend Thoms. Reynolds.
     To son Jobe, about 40a, part of His Lordships Favour. To son Phinehas Hunt, L 20 sterl.
     My wife & extrx., Eliz., is to keep my chldn. during her widhood, but if she mar., the justices are to appt. a grdn.
     Witn: Jacob Deale, Thos. Blake, Richd. Blake.
     11 Aug. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 527
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CANNADAY, TIMOTHY, Stepney Parish, Worcester Co.
     To sister Ann Webb, for life, my plntn., & on her d., to the eldest child.
     To uncle John Daviss, a cow & calf.
     To uncle Thomas Daviss, my horse, if he pay Mr. Flint L 4.5, but if s Thomas d. of this sickness he has, the money is to return to uncle Dannll. Davis.
     Witn: John Flint, Robert Caldwell, Matthew Olifant, Danll. Daviss.
     6 June 1753, sworn to by Flint & Olifant.

Liber 28, folio 528
18 Dec. 1752
WHARTON, DANIEL, Sr. Worcester Co.
     To son Hinmon Wharton, the 250a he lives on adj. the sea. To dau. Catherine Wharton, 150a of the plntn I live on adj. Hinmon land & The Wood Yard, 25a betw. Wm Morris & Adam Hall land, her choice of the best bed, , the best chest, & 2 cows & calves.
     To son Daniel Wharton, the remaining 200a of the plntn. betw. Catherine land & the escheat land.
     To dau. Nannie Wharton, 200a where son Daniel dw., beg. on the E side of the School House Pond, livestock a bed, & other hhold furn.
     To son Daniel & daus. Catherine & Nannie, Hogg Quarter, 42a at Barkers Br.
     To son Baker Wharton, Bucks Delight 150a.
     To son George Wharton, Daniells Luck 75a, a bed, a pair of cockle-shell millstones, & my biggest gun.
     To dau. Elizabeth Hickman, a cow & calf.
     The residue is to be equ. div. among my 5 daus: Elizabeth, Comfort, Sarah, Catherine, & Nannie.
     Extrs: 2 sons Daniel Wharton& Baker Wharton.
     Witn: Joseph Carter, William Holland, Gammage Evans Hodgson.
     8 June 1753, sworn to by Carter & Holland.

Liber 28, folio 529
7 Nov. 1748
[SELBY, PARKER, Worcester Co.]
     Provided he never mar. Mary Poynter, d. o. Thos. Poynter dec , to son Danel Selby, part of Yourksher beg. betw. me & the Rounds & then along the county road to the NW part of my land, where William Handcock dwelt, but if he mar. her, 1 sh. sterl. only.
     To son Jere Selby, the 2d part of Yourksher beg. at Smock fish pone.
     To son Parker Selby, the plntn. where I dw., the 3d & last part of Yourksher.
     To 3 sons, William, John, & Jamey Selby, Sandy Point & 50a of marsh in the bottom of the neck equ. div.
     Witn: Joseph Porter, Ephraim Heather, Jam[e]s Porter.
     7 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 530
22 April 1753
WALTER, THOMAS, Worcester Co., farmer.
     To Ann, my wife, for life, the use of the plntn. I dw. on & my m. e., & on her d. it is to be equ. div. among all my chldn. except son Thomas.
     To son Mitchel Walter, on s wife d., the plntn. I dw. on, provided he pay to son John Walter L 40 at age 21, &if he not pay L 40, the the land I live on shall be son John , but if s John d. before age 21, son Mitchel is freedof paying the L 40.
     The plntn son Thomas Walter lives on is to be equ. div. betw. him & son Peleg Walter.
     To son John Boys, the land Wm Johnson bought of me, provided he deliver up the bond he has for making s land over to him.
     To dau. Sophia Walter, a bed, a heifer, a side saddle, leather trunk, & spinning wheel.
     To son Mitchel Walter a black horse & son Peleg Walter a horse colt.
     To dau. Sophia Walter, a bond from John Richars for making over to me 75a.
     The residue of my m. e. ist be equ. div. among my 4 chldn.: Mitchel, Peleg, John, & Sophia Walter.
     Extr: son Mitchel Waters [sic].
     Witn: Robert McCrea, WilliamRichards, Joshua Robinson.
     6 June 1753, sworn to by McCrae & Robinson.

Liber 28, folio 531
23 July 1753
PURNELL, CATHERINE, Worcester Co.
     To sons-in-law Thomas Elisha & Walton Purnell, all my lands my husband, Thomas Purnell, devised them by his will.
     To grddaus. Catherine & Ann Tullington, equ. div., the land my husband devised to his dau. Ann Purnell.
     To son-in-law Walton Purnell, the land my husband in his will devised to his son Benja. Purnell & his dau. Elizabeth Purnell.
     To negro man Jack, feedom.
     To son-in-law Walton Purnell, negro man Prince.
     To grddaus. Catherine Fullington & Ann Fullington each a bed & furniture, a young horse, a side saddle, livestock, & pewter.
     To grdson John Fullington, 3 mares & 1 horse.
     To grddau. Elizabeth Fullington, 10 sheep & 5 cattle.
     To grdson Thomas Fullington, 1 horse & 2 mares.
     To grdson William Fullington, 1 horse, 5 mares, 5 cattle, & 8 sheep.
     To Catherine Fullington, my box iron & stand.
     To Walton Purnell & Catherine, his wife, 2 Bibles.
     To Elizabeth, Catherine, & Ann Fullington, 3 silver cups equ. div.
     To son Walton Purnell, a handmill & frame.
     Extr: son-in-law Walton Purnell.
     Witn: Thos. Robins, Ebenezer Evans, Chas. Racliff, Matthew Purnell.
     17 Aug. 1753, sworn to by Robins, Evans, & Rackliff.

Liber 28, folio 532
21 Aug. 1753
WRIGHT, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co.
     To son Thomas, all my lands except 100a I will to son Benjamin, who is to be under care of his bro. Thomas.
     To dau. Hannah Jacob, 1 sh.
     To daus. Constant, Patience, & Mary Wright, each a bed, 3 cows & calves, 3 ewes & lambs, a horse, pewter plates, & a negro.
     The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sons, Thomas & Benjamin.
     Extrx: wife, Katherine.
     Witn: Aaron Hawkins, Joseph Hawkins, Ja[mes] Walker.
     15 Oct. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 533
23 May 1753
HICKS, LEVIN, Dorchester Co.
     To son Levin Hicks, my part of Copartnership, 585a on Chicacone, & for want of heirs, to my bro. Denwood Hicks.
     To dau. Mary Hicks, the plntn. where my mother dw.with my part of Hinchmans Neck (except 50a to be sold to pay debts), & for want of issue, to son Levin, & for want of issue to bro. Henry Hicks.
     To extrx. to be sold, Sidney 100a, s 50a of Hinchmans Neck, & Sector & Cumberlake.
     To wife & extrx., Mary Hicks, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, 1/3 my r. e.
     Witn: Henry Hooper, Jam[es] Auld, John Vickars, Henry Ennalls
     16 Aug. 1753, sworn to by Auld, Vickars, & Col. Henry Hooper.

Liber 28, folio 534
6 Jan. 1753
COVINGTON, ABRAHAM, Dorchester Co.
     To grdson John Covington, part of 200a at the mouth of Mudford Crk. in Somerset Co. made over to me by Nathaniel Horsey, provided when he is of age he make over 2 tracts taken up by his father, Covingtons Interest 60a & Covingtons Advantage 40a . . . .
     To son Isaac, Poplar Island & Covingtons Priviledge, a bed & other hhold furn & 1 sh. sterl.
     To daus. Sarah Cannon & Alse Polke, each 1 sh. sterl.
     To grdson Jacob Meseck, Littleworth, a cow & calf, & 1 sh. sterl.
     To dau. Elizabeth Clarksone, for life, The Forest Priviledge, & to her husband, Richard Clarkson, for life, the other & on their d., to their eldest son, & for want of heirs, to the heir nearest me, & 1 sh. sterl.
     To [grd ?] dau. Sarah Covington, d. o. Jacob Covington, 35a of Little Britain Regulated, Conveniency 14a, & 1 sh. sterl.
     To grddau. Rachel Covington, Long Lot 55a & 1 sh. sterl.
     To grdson Abraham Covington, a bed, an iron pot, a hand mill, & 1 sh. sterl.
     To son Thomas Covington, the parcels made over to me by John Wine & John Pullett & Covington Priviledge, for life, & on his d., to his eldest son or dau.; also my p. [e.].
     To wife Sarah Covington, the other my p. e., & I desire that son Isaac Covington see this will proved.
     Witn: George Smith, Charles Rawlins, Alse Smith.
     25 Sept. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 535
27 Aug. 1753
JOHNSON, HARMAN, Dorchester Co., planter.
     To son James Johnson, my dw. plntn. & Fortune, on the SW side s plntn.
     To son Cornelius Johnson, my other plntn., Nottenham, & Rouge Beguild 60a, & negro boy Joe.
     To 3 daus., Naomi, Mary, & Turphena Johnson, equ. div., Johnsons Adventure 170a
     To dau. Sarah Johnson, a piece of land betw. the fork of the roads & the Huckel Berry Prong near Ezekiel Causeys.
     To son James Johnson, negro boy Pomp.
     To daus. Philadelphia, Catheren, Easther, Margrett, & Elizabeth Johnson, equ. div., 3 negro girls, Suse, Tamer, & Rose.
     To wife, Philadelphia Johnson, negro wench Flora.
     Extrs in trust for my chldn: wife, Philadelphia, & son James Johnson
     Witn: J[oshua] Wheeler, Curtes Beauchamp, James Johnson.
     19 Oct. 1753, sworn to by Wheeler & Beauchamp.

Liber 28, folio 536
2 Oct. 1753
HAMMOND, JOHN, s. o. Charles, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife, Ann Hammond, for life, my dw. plntn. & adj. lands, 700a, 5 negroes Jem, Harry, Rachel, Jeny, & Flowra - & hhold furn.
     To dau. Hannah, wife of John Welsh, 20 sh.
     To dau. Ann, wife of Francis Davis, 20 sh. & negro Sue.
     To son & heir, John Hammond, a warrant of resurv. on Hammond Contrivance 100a & 2 negro boys, Tom & Charles.
     To son Charles Hammond, on his mother d., my dw. plntn. & 2 negro boys, Peter & Isaac.
     To dau. Hammutal Hammond, negro girl Murrear & negro child Hagar.
     To dau. Rachel Hammond, negro woman Kate.
     To son-in-law Henry Griffith, L 25 sterl.
     To Sarah Ann Dorsey, d. o. Vachel Dorsey, at age 16, L 5 sterl.
     To bro. Phillip Hammond, 3 parcels: The Marsh, Johns Chance, & Old Mans Folley.
     If William Jeane pay my extrs. L 20 sterl., they are to convey to him The Weavors Lott 80a.
     To my chldn. Hammutal Hammond, Ruth Griffith, Rachel Hammond, John Hammond, & Charles Hammond, equ. div., the residue.
     Extrs: wife, Ann Hammond, & son-in-law Henry Griffith.
     Witn: Richd. Shipley, Edwd. Talbot, Joshua Dorsey, Jr.
     12 Nov. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 28, folio 539
26 March 1753
MCCONNIKIN, ELIZABETH, Kent Island, Quen Anns Co.
     To son John Meconikin, a hand mill.
     To 2 sons Emmanuel & Elias Mcconnikin, equ. div. my e. r. & p. & a pew in Christs Church in which the widows Tolson, Wright, & White are concerned.
     Extrs: sons Emanall & Elias Mcconniken.
     Witn: Richard Chambers, Francis Wholahan.
     1 Sept. 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 540
21 Nov. 1751
OZEIR, JOHN, Cecil Co.
     To wife, for widhood, my dw. plntn & p. e.
     To son John Ozeir, on his mother d., my dw. plntn. & negro man Ceser, provided s John pay his bro. Wm. Ozeir L 40.
     On their mother d., to chldn. Jacob, John, & William & Elizabeth, Susannah, Rebecca, Mary, & Jemima Ozeir, equ. div. my p. e.
     Extrx: wife, Elizabeth.
     Witn: Thos, Savin, James Porter, James Grant.
     1 Oct. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Jacob Ozier, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 541
--- June 1753
SAVIN, JOHN, Sr., Cecil Co.
     To son Cornelius Augustun Savin & daus. Mary Savin, Ratchel Hessey, & Ruth Savin, equ. div., 100a in Kent Co. willed me by Cornelius Commiger, Sr., if recovered, & a tract in Middle Neck held by a lease during the life of John Write of New Castle Co. [now Delaware] & the life of George Wright, s. o. John Wright.
     To daus.Mary Savin, Rachel Hessey, & Ruth Savin, equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
     Extr: James Hessey.
     Witn: John Ward, Margaret Savin, Thos. Savin, Jr.
     30 July 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Corns. Augustine Savin, heir at law.


9 Aug. 1753
EWING, JOSHUA, Cecil Co., yeoman.
     To wife, Jane, for widhood 1/3 my lands, but if sh marry, a yearly dower of L 12: from the inheritors of Borans Forrest & Addition To Success, L 8, & from the inheritors of The Dividing, L 4.
     My dau. Catharine or her husb. is to have L 100, of which L 78 is paid, from my m. e., & L 20 more as a gift.
     My eldest son, Patrick Ewing, is to have L 30 of my m. e., & the residue is to be div. into 5 equ. sh. div. among my wife & 4 sons: Patrick, Robert, Samuel, & Nathaniel.
     To 2 eldest sons, Patrick & Robert, Borans Forrest & Addition to Success, the lntn I bought of Jared Nelson.
     To 2 youngest sons, Samuel & Nathaniel, The Dividing, the 300a I live on.
     If ay of my 4 sons d. before they come of age . . . .
     Extrs: my wife & eldest son, Patrick, & James Porter, Wm. Ewing, Sr., John Ewing, Jr., are to be grdns.
     Witn: John Ewing.
     16 Aug. 1753, sworn to by John Ewing. Liber 28, folio 542

Liber 28, folio 544
17 Feb.1746/7
MILBOURNE, SAMUEL, Cecil Co.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth, all e. r. & p.
     Witn: Jacob Ham, Richard Price, John Campbell.
     14 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 545
19th 3d month (March, new stile)1753
JANNY, WILLIAM, Cecil Co.
     My wife, Anne Janney, shall have the priviledge of the plntn. where I dw.& the plntn. I recently bought of Rbt. Lashlie, for 4 yrs.
     My dau. Frances Janny & son Enoch Janny, when 9 yrs. of age, are to be bound apprentice to some Friends by Thomas Underhil &
     Samuel England, my neighbors, & my wife is to cause them to learn to read the Holy Scriptures.
     Extrs: wife, Ann Janny, & bro. Robert Lashley.
     Witn: Robert Whitker, Martin Wilcox, Thomas Janney.
     14 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Thomas Janney, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 548
13 Dec. 1752
HALL, ELIHU, Cecil Co., Gent.
     To dau. Sarah Bay, wife of Andrew Bay, a negro 10 yrs. old at the discretion of Elish Hall & Elihu Hall.
     To dau. Eliza. Hall, 8 negroes boy Pompey, girls Sue & Beck, boys Peter, Geffery, & Beley, girl Lidia, & boy Cezar s. o. Will - the bed in her room, pewter plates & dishes, & a young horse I bought of my son Elisha, & if she d. before mar., to 2 sons Elisha & Elihu Hall.
     To son Elihu Hall, negro man Robin Boy, negro woman Cash with child Jerrey at her breast, negro boy Jack s. o. Will, hhold furn. & livestock.
     To 2 sons Elisha & Elihu Hall, a grist mill & a saw mill with 20a on the S side Octararah Crk. & on Beason Run.
     To son Elihu Hall, my lands adj. Halls Lott on the E side Susquehanna R. & Baldwin Disaptch (bought of John Baldwin) & on the main road to John Hammond Dorsey , Andrew Porter , & Wm. Husband & near Elihu Hall mill & land said to be Chew .
     To son Elisha Hall, my lands on the N side the s main road to s mills by Robins Spring Br. to Kerseys Spring Br.
     The residue of my p. e. to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sons & extrs., Elisha Hall & Elihu Hall.
     Witn: E[dward] Andrews, Joseph Hopkins, N[athan] Rigbie, Chas. Worthington.
     13 June 1753, sworn to by Hopkins, Rigbie, & Worthington, in presence of Elishu[sic] Hall, heir at law.

Liber 28, folio 550
3 April 1753
ALLMAN, ABRAHAM, Cecil Co.
     To the child my wife, Catharine, is big with, the residue except her 1/3, but if the child d. before it comes to age, all but s wife 1/3 to be equ. div. betw. my brothers & sisters, & my dw. plntn. is to be chattled & apprd. as my other effects.
     Extrs: wife, Catharine Allman, & bro.-in-law Richard Thompson, Jr.
     Witn: Thos. Stewart, Nicholas Wood, Charles Ramsey.
     4 June 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 28, folio 551
21 Feb. 1753
LILLY, JOSEPH, Cecil Co.
     To 2 chldn., Henry & Christiana, L 5 div. betw. them.
     The residue to wife & extrx., Ann Lilly, to be assisted by bro.- in-law Sillvester Nowland.
     Witn: Silvt. Nowland, Jo[h]n Ashford.
     27 April 1753, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 28, folio 552
15th day 10th mo. 1753
BREWARD, JAMES, Kent Co., planter.
     To grdson John Breward, s. o. John Breward, Priclepair.
     To son James Breward, Brewards Industry, but if he d. before he comes to age, to be equ. div. betw. my 2 daus.Mary & Sarah Breward s Mary to have the part where son John lived in his life time until s son James is 21.
     My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn.
     Extrs: dau. Mary Breward & son-in-law Clemons Flenton.
     Witn: Solomon Broward, James Breward, Jr., John Connslin.
     7 Nov. 1753, sworn to by James Breward, Jr., & John Conalin in presence of Mary Breward, d. o. testator,
     James Breward, heir at law, being about 7 yrs old.

Liber 28, folio 553
5 Dec. 1752
COWMAN, JOSEPH, West River, Anne Arundel Co.
     To wife, Sarah Cowman, negro man Cesar & negro woman Lilly.
     To son Joseph Cowman, negro man Daniel, negro woman Bess, & negro girl Sall.
     To son John Cowman, negro man Philip, negro lad London, & negro girl Lucy.
     To dau. Ann Cowman, negro woman Nanny & negro boy Domnick.
     To dau. Mary Cowman, negro woman Easter & negro boy Pompy.
     To son John Cowman, Pikeaside, in Cumberland Parish, Dissington, Great Britain; Cowmans Mannor, on Bush Crk., Frederick Co. & Catch As Catch Can He That Gets The Land Is The Best Nan, in s county.
     To wife, Sarah Cowman, 1/3 my p. e. & to my 4 chldn. the other 2/3 equ. div.
     Extrs: wife, Sarah Cowman, & son Joseph Cowman.
     Witn: Lewis Stockett, John Ramsay, Philip Hall, Eliza. Tidings.
     5 Nov.1753, sworn to by Stockett, Hall, & Tidings.

Liber 28, folio 554
1 Oct. 1753
WOADALL, JOHN, Kent Co.
     To son John, Vianna 128a, the colt mare Fancy is big with, & 1 sh. sterl.
     The residue, equ. div., to my other 7 chldn: William, James, Elizabeth, Martha, Rebecca, Thomas, & Edward.
     To wife & extrx., Elizabeth, 1/3 my p. e.
     Witn: John Donaldson, Matthew Smith, John Boyer.
     22 Nov. 1753, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of s extrx., who swore that James Woodall, heir at law,
     had notice of s probate & did not think fit to attend it.

Liber 28, folio 555
--- --------- 1753
READ, JAMES, St. Pauls Parish, Kent Co.
     To wife, Sarah, for life, my house & lot at New Town upon Chester R., except the front fore room & a fire place above stairs, & on her d. to son [Dean] Read.
     To son John, the front fore room of s house in Chester Town & fire place above stairs, my best bed, other hhold furn., & L66 in the hands of Henry Read & to be managed by John Maxwell till s son is 21.
     To sons John & Robert, equ. div., lot 2 in Charles Town, & the rest of my p. e. to be equ. div. betw. my 3 sons, John, Robert, & Dean.
     Extr: friend John Maxwell.
     Witn: John Reid, Benjamin Green, John Browning.
     26 Nov. 1753, sworn to by Green & Browning, & John Maxwell resigned the extrship in favor of the widow.
     23 Nov. 1753, Sarah Reid, elected her 1/3 of the e. both r. & p.

Liber 28, folio 558
23 Jan. 1750
EDMONDSTON, JAMES, Prince George's Co.
     To wife & extrx. [not named], for widhood, Yarrow 100a, the land I dw. on except the S part.
     To son Archibald, my part of Brothers Content.
     To dau. Margery, Hermitage 131a, 10a of Hermitage to be conveyed by Thomas Butler, & my part of Prevention, near Rock Crk.
     To dau. Jane, Labryrinth, near Rock Crk. & Barren Ridge 48a.
     To dau. Mary, Batcheldors Forrest 405a.
     To dau. Sarah, my part of Diamond, Darby, & my part of Accord.
     To son Ninian, Piles Delight & part of Preston March.
     To son James, Yarrow, at the expiration of the bequest, Long Green, Silent Grove, 1a on the d. of Richard Rose, its possessor, & his Wife, & Cool Spring Mannour.
     To dau. Rachel, my part of Lubberland, the Western Fields, Land of Ease, my part of Amsterdam, George, & Georges Delight.
     To friend Samuel Blackmore, my part of Discovery.
     To friend Thomas Odle & his wife, for their lives, the S 100a of Yarrow, they paying 1 ear of Indian [corn], & 1 a in Queen Ann Town in Pr. George Co. Piles Hall 366a is to be sold..
     Witn: Thos. Hillary, Wm. Magruder Selby, Arch[abal]d Edmonston.
     16 Oct. 1753, sworn to by Hillary & Edmonston, & Archibald Edmunston, bro. to the dec , declares
     that the heir at law, Archabald Edmunston, now at Monocacy, has a copy of the will & approves.

Liber 28, folio 560
23 May 1752
CLARK, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co.
     To son Gabriel Clark, the 72a of Clarks Fancy I purchased of my bro. Richard Clark & 5 sh.
     To sons Joshua Clark & Samuel Clark, the rest of Clarks Fancy & my part of Ijams Choice to be div. betw. them by a line near the main road to Queen Ann Town, the part betw. s road & Patuxent R. to be Samuel & the other part Joshua , & 5 sh. each.
     To dau. Elizabeth Haraman, 5 sh.
     To dau. Mary Clark, L 20.
     During her widhood, wife, Ann may occupy any part of the land given to sons Joshua & Samuel.
     To son Daniel Clark & dau. Ann Clark, equ. div., the residue.
     Extrs: wife, Ann Clark, & son Daniel Clark.
     Witn: Ja[me]s Beck, Sarah Beck, Saml. Du[va]ll Beck, James Beck, Jr.
     28 Nov. 1753, sworn to by both James Becks & Saml. Duvall Beck.

Liber 28, folio 562
5 June 1754, Hugh Maguire, on of the witn., swore that he saw the testator John Kemp sign his will [Lib. 28, fol. 88].


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