Abstracts of Wills
by Carson Gibb

abstracted from
PREROGATIVE COURT
(Wills)
MSA S538
Liber 30
1755-1760

Introduction and abbreviations list

Liber 30, folio 1
13 Nov. 1755
SPEARMAN, FRANCIS, [Kent Co.]
    To son William & son John, equ. div by a line parallel to the 1st line. in a deed from Gilbert Falconer & Hannah, his wife, my dw. plntn., Partnereship.
    To wife, Esther Spearman & my sons Wm. & John, my p, e., equ. div.
    Extrs: s'd wife & son William.
    Witn: Jno Watson, Hoalman Jonson, John Vansant.
    15 Dec. 1755, sworn to by Johnson & Vansant.

Liber 30, folio 1
19 May 1755
WHITE, SAMUEL, of Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To wife, Rachel White, for life, the plntn. I live on, & on her d., to son & extr., Richard White, & in dafault of heirs, to son John White.
    To son Joseph White & dau. Rachel White, on the d. of said wife, the w. 1/2 of my dw. house with the shop & bee house, the benefit in common of the log house lately built, & until said Rachel mar., one of the orchards & part of the land, for the maintenance of said Joseph for his life.
    To said wife, the use of my p. e., & on her d., to son Joseph, the bed he lies on; to son John White, the bed I lie on; & to dau. Rachel White, the bed she lies on.
    To grdson Saml. White, s. o. son Saml. White. decd. 5 sh.
    On the d. of said wife, the residue of my p. e., equ. div., to my chldn.Joseph, Richard, Rachel, John, & Susanna & grddau,. Rachel Waddle.
    Witn: Faunics Rolings, Lurana Rolings, George Payne.
    21 Aug. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 3
16 Oct. 1755
ROGERS, LUCINDA. of Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., widow.
    As my sons are both of age & their sister is friendless & destitute, I hope they will not take amiss my disposing of my estate thus:
    To son William Rogers, L 0.10.6 for a mourning ring & L 100 New England money.
    To son John Rogers, L 0.10.6 for a mourning ring.
    The rest of my e. to dau. & extrx.,  Martha Rogers.
    Witn: Wm. Lux, Susannah Read, Ka[tharine] Read.
    30 Oct. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Sir: I have delivered the admin. of the e. of my husband [Ray Jones ?] to Mr. Charles Todd. Rachel Jones, 17 Nov. 1755.
    To Michael Macnamara, Depy. Commy., Anne Arundel Co.

Liber 30, folio 4
6 Sept. 1755
WRIGHT, DAWSON, Anne Arundel Co.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Wright, for life, all my e., & on her d., to my cozen & extr.,  Thomas Wright.
    Witn: Reason Wright, Hamton Robosson.
    11 Nov. 1755, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 5
15 June 1755
RIDGELY, WILLIAM, son of Charles of Anne Arundel Co.
    To son & heir, Samuel Ridgely, 20 sh.
    To son William Ridgely, the Lower Body of White Wine & Claret, where my dw. plntn. is, Meeks Delight, 50a in Frederick Co., Silence, in Frederick Co. adj.
Meeks Delight, bought of Philemon Dorsey & Elizabeth Ridgely, negro fellow Joe, L 30 sterl., & my gun, sword, & pistols.
    To son Charles Ridgely, the Upper Body of White Wine & Claret , 5 tracts in Frederick Co. - Hopsons Choice, Jones's Addition, Round About Hills, Paccosan,
& Ridgelys Ridge -  negro boy Solomon & L 20 sterl.
    To 4 daus. - Martha, Margaret, Deborah, & Elizabeth - now wives of Henry Gaither, Samuel Farmer, Lancelot Dorsey, & Aquilla Duvall - each L 5.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 9 chldn: William, Charles, Rachel, Mary, Eleanor, Anne, Sarah, Delilah, & Asenah.
    Extrs: cousin John Ridgely & wife, Elizabeth Ridgely.
    Witn: Azel Warfield, Richd. Davis, Anthony Musgrove.
    11 Nov. 1755, sworn to by all3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 6
14 Nov. 1755
COVEY, RICHARD, Dorchester Co.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Covey, for widhood, my dw, plntn., hand mill, grindstone, & spit, & after her widhood, to son Richard Covey.
    To dau. Nancy Covey, a cubberd.
    To youngest dau., Elizabeth, my case & bottles.
    The residue to be equ. div. among my chldn., my wife having her 1/3.
    Witn: Robert Rumsey, Daniel Frayzer, Elizabeth Frayzer.
    19 Nov. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Wm. Covey, heir at law.
    15 Nov. 1755, Sarah Ramsey, wife of Robert Ramsey, swore that about an hour before he d., on this day about 10:00 a. m., Richard Covey said, I desire to
leave a gun to John Soward, my wife's oldest son, & a heifer apiece to Sarah, Charles, & Richard Soward, the other 3 of my wife's chldn. by her first husband.

Liber 30, folio 7
12 Nov. 1755
HAWKINS, MATHEW, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To dau. Elizabeth Hawkins, negro woman Rachel, 2 cows & calves, & 6 sheep, provided dau. Elizabeth Roberson make over to my 2 daus. Rebecca & Sarah Hawkins her right of Curles Hills, formerly her grdfather Curles land, & to dau. Sarah, Pettibones Rest, commonly called The Old Quarter
    To dau. Ann Roberson, negro woman Phillis.
    To dau. Rebecca Hawkins, Curles Hills, negro man Ben (bought of Mr. John Brice), negro woman Pheby, negro man James, negro woman Leady & her son Jacob, & negro woman Mireah & her son Robin.
    To dau. Sarah Hawkins, negro girl Fanne, negro boy Ben, negro girls Cloe, Pethene, & Tamer, negro man King, & negro girl Hannah.
    To dau. Ereane Hawkins, my dw. house & 1/2 the land where I live, negro man Primas, negro woman Nell, girl Kate, negro man Terryl, negro girls Easter &
Florah, & negro boy London.
    To dau. Mathea Hawkins, the other 1/2 of the land where I live, negro men Passe & Jonney, negro boy David, negro girl Jenne, boy Calleb, negro woman Hays, my silver stamps, & L 30 more than my other daus., Rebecca, Sarah, & Araine.
    If any of my daus. mar. any chldn. of Mary Boone, wife of John Boone, [her] portion is to be 1 sh. sterl. & no more.
    My 4 daus. Rebecca, Sarah, Annia, & Mathea shall have their land & legacies paid at age 20 or mar., & till then John Merriken is to care for their land.
    My friend & extr., John Humphrys, is to care for the plntn. I live on till daus. Aeriane & Mathea reach age 20 or mar., & I give him my clothes & silver buckles.
    Witn: Stephen Hancock, John Dare, Joshua White.
    7 Jan. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 10
21 July 1755
EMERSON, PHILIP, Talbot Co.
    To wife, & extrx., Sarah Emerson, for life my e. r. & p.
    To niece Eliza. Trippe, on said wife's d., Harwoods Lyon, where I live, & Whetstone adj. it, & for want of issue, to niece Mary Emerson Trippe, & for want of issue, to niece Ann Trippe, & for want of issue, to William Coursey, Jr., & for want of issue, to Eliza. Coursey, d. o. said Wm., & for want of issue, to Mary Coursey, d. o. said William, & for want of issue, to Mary Stansbury, wife of Tobias Stansbury of Baltimore Co.
.   I give Kelding & Burkingham, 233a of Humbletons Park, & Addition 63a, on the d. of said wife, equ. div., to nieces Mary Emerson Trippe & Ann Trippe . . . .
    I give the moiety of Widows Chance 320a to said niece Mary Emerson Trippe . . . .
    I give my p. e., after the d. of said wife, equ. div., to nephew Henry Trippe & nieces Eliza. Trippe, Mary Emerson Trippe, & Anne Trippe.
    Witn: Jacob Hindman, John Jackson, Edward Tilghman, Mary Hindman, Henry Murray.
    29 Oct. 1755, too sick to appear, the widow, in writing, stood to will as to the devise of land but not as to the bequest of the p. e.
    25 Sept. 1755, sworn to by Jacob Hindman & John Jackson, & 27 Nov. 1755, by Henry Murray;  Wm. Coursey, Jr., & Elizabeth Trippe joint heirs at law.

Liber 30, folio 12
30 Dec. 1753
COOPER, JOHN, Kent Co.
    To grddaus. Mary, wife of Joseph Worrell, & Martha Ricaud, Folly, equ. div. when said Martha is of age 16 or mar. & my p. e.
    To William Worrell, who mar. my grddau. Sarah Ricaud decd., a cow & all I have given him.
    To grddau. Mary, wife of Joseph Worrell, negro girl Cloe in her possn.
    To grddau. Martha Ricaud, negro girl Cloe in my possn.
    My aged servant man Phillip Prosies is to be free in 4 yrs. from the arrival in Maryland of the ship that brought him.
    Extr: Joseph Worrell.
    Witn: Ra[lph] Pge, Anguish MacFagan, Zebulon Mills.
    25 Jan. 1754, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Joseph Worrell, who mar. Mary,  one of the grdchldn. & heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 14
31 Oct. 1755
EMERSON, SARAH, Talbot Co.
    To niece Elizabeth Trippe, d. o. Henry Trippe, a mourning stone ring I have ordered from Mr. Wm. Anderson, mercht. in London in a striped lutestring gown . . .
    To sister Mary Hindman, clothes.
    To niece Mary Hindman, eldest d. o. Henry Hindman, L 250 & a pair of silver show buckles.
    To niece Elizabeth Hindman, d. o. Jacob Hindman, 2 small negroes worth L 20 each.
    To nephew Jacob Hinderson Hindman, 3d s. o. Jacob Hindman, 2 small negroes worth L 25 each.
    To niece Leah Ennals, d. o. Bartholomew Ennals, a negro girl worth L 40.
    To nieces Sarah, Margaret, & Betsey Callisters, L 30 apiece.
    To niece Anne Trippe, d. o. Henry Trippe, a mourning stone ring & clothes.
    To sister Elizabeth Ennals, clothes.
    To sister Margaret Tripp, clothes.
    To brother Edward Tripp, one of the best negroes.
    To Sarah Stansbury, d. o. Tobias Stansbury, a small negro worth L 15.
    To Margaret Murray, d. o. Dr. Henry Murray, a negro girl 4 or 5 yrs. old.
    To Esther Brown, clothes.
    To Mary Pritchard, a loose riding callico gown.
    Extrs: bro. Edward Tripp of Dorchester Co. & Jacob Hindman of Talbot Co.
    Witn: John Goreton, James Christie, Hawkins Downes, Jr.
    Sworn to by Goreton 16 Dec. & by Christie 23 Dec. 1755

Liber 30, folio 15
4 Oct. 1755
RUSSUM, ANN, Talbot Co.
    To son Jonathan Debren, my bed, negro woman Dafney, negro girls Edith & Rose, & for life, negro girl Hager, & on his d., to daus. Rebecca Chambers & Hannah Parrott.
    To dau. Rebecca Chambers, my clothes, great Bible, & spice mortar.
    The residue to son & extr., George Debren.
    Witn: J[ohn] Goldsborough, Henry Warren, Griffen Chambers, Elizabeth Kenney.
    Sworn to 28 Oct. by Warren, Chambers, & Kenney & 16 Dec. 1755 by Goldsborough.

Liber 30, folio 16
4 Oct. -----
COCKAYNE, SARAH, Talbot Co.
    To son Thos. Cockayne, negro woman Esther & her 3 chldn.: Peter, Phill, & Jenny.
    To son-in-law Joseph Berry, negro boy Abraham in his possn.
    To son-in-law Peter Harwood, negro man Tim in his possn.
    To son-in-law William Hopkins, negro girl Ruth.
    Sons-in-law Joseph Berry & Peter Harwood extrs. & bro. Robert Harwood ttee.
    25 Nov. 1755, Robert Harwood (Quaker) affirmed that the above is what the said Sarah asked him to write the day before she d.& that she would have executed it but was rendered incapable by the near approach of d.

Liber 30, folio 17
4 April 1752
MOOR, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.
    To son Thomas Moor, negro wench Peg & the S 61a of land leased from his Lordships Manor of Nanticoake.
    To son Shiles, a bed, a large pine chest, & negro girl Rose.
    To son Charles, a bed, a cherry tree oval table,  negro girl Grace & on my wife's d., her 91a.
    To son John Moore, an elm chest.
    To wife, Elizabeth Moore, for widhood, the N 61a of land leased from his Lordships Manor of Nanticoake & all my p. e.
    To son Risdon, negro girl Sim.
    To son William, negro boy Mingo.
    To grddau. Elizabeth, d. o. Alexander Rickets, a cow & calf.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Winsor, a cow & calf.
    Extr: son Thomas Moor.
    Witn: Charles Rawlins, Joshua Edge, Nehemiah Edge.
    20 June 1755, sworn to by Joshua & Nehemiah Edge.

Liber 30, folio 18
26 Dec. 1753
LINDOW, REBECCA, [Somerset Co.]
    My body is to be bur. at the expense of my bro. Arnold Elzey.
    To my bro.-in-law & extr., Arnold Elzey, all my lands on Pocamoke R.
    To Da[i?]le Thomas Denwood, a black horse running at his place.
    To Mary, wife of Thomas Denwood, my saddle.
    The residue to my son, whom I desire to be christened Thomas Dashiel when he is christened, but if he d. before age 21, what is willed to him is to be div. among my sisters Margrett Elzey, Mathea Newten, Elizabeth Ceney & the 3 chldn. Geo. Denwood had by my late sister Mary Denwood.
    Witn: J. Waggaman, Charles Leatherbury, James Trahern.
    Addition, 29 Dec. 1753. My bro.-in-law Arnold Elzey is to hold what I have willed to my son to be named Thos. Dashiell till he is 21.
        Witn: Thos. Denwood, Mary Denwood, who swore to it 20 Nov. 1755.
    21 Aug. 1755, sworn to by Charles Leatherbury, Henny Waggaman, & James Trahern.

Liber 30, folio 20
27 May 1755
TURPIN, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.
    To son William Turpin, negro woman Betty, negro boy Berry, silver tumbler, oval table, chest of drawers, & -----? with white face.
    To grddau. Sarah King, negro girl Tabitha, the bed I lie on, other hhold furn., & livestock
    To grddau. Elizabeth King, provided she not claim negro girl Nanny, a bed & negro child.
    To grddu. Elizabeth Turpin, negro girl Phillis, a bed, other hhold furn., & my roan mare.
    To grddaus. Elizabeth Turpin & Sarah Turpin, equ. div., negro woman Mediria, a hogshead of tob., & my money in Capt. John Dennis's hnds.
    To grddau. Sarah Turpin, a bed.
    To grdsons & daus., chldn. of Wm. McClemmy late decd., each 1 sh. sterl.
    To son & extr. Whitty Turpin, the lands I bought of Barnaby Williss & negro woman Nanny provided he give her 1st child to grddau. Elizabeth King & her 2d to grddau. Mary King, & to him the residue.
    Witn: Wm. Fount[ain], Barnaby Willess, John Waters.
    8 Nov. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 21
18 July 1755
GOSLING, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To wife, Joanna, for widhood, all lands, & on her d. or mar., to son William; also to said wife, for widhood, all hhold goods & livestock, & after, equ. div. among
Easter, Lear, Precilla, Ann, William, & Marah Gosling.
    To son Daniel Gosling & dau. Jean Jones, each 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn: Jonathan Stott, Jean Stott, Daniel Scilley.
    2 Dec. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 22
2 Oct. 1752
ADDAMS, GEORGE, Somerset Co., planter.
    To dau. Rachel Addams, for her single life, the part of my plntn. E of the Green Branch except the orchard next to my bro. William Addams.
    To son Jacob Addams, the rest of my land, the part I left to said Rachel after her single life, my young pacing mare, gun, & chest.
    To dau. Jean Beauchamp, a bed.
    To grdson Henry Lord, L 6 Virginia currency for schooling.
    To dau. Rachel Addams & dau. & extrx. Sarah Lord, equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
    Witn: Hope Addams, William Addams, Jr., [Samuel] Addams.
    20 Dec. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 23
McGREGOR, DUGAL.
30 Dec. 1755, to Mr. Wm. Tilghman, Depy. Comy., Queen Anns Co.(vide Michael Green): My husband, Dugal McGregor is dead, & I renounce his admin., which you may grant to Saml. McCork, who had a judgment against him unsatisfied, & I believe, is his greatest creditor.   Yr. Hble Servt., Estur Magriger.

Liber 30, folio 24
18 Dec. 1755
BOND, THOMAS, Baltimore Co.
    To son Thomas Bond & his wife for life, Knaves Mafourtain,143a my dw. plntn. is on, my 100a of Harrise's Trust, my 150a of Ables Lott, my 108a of Gibsons Ridge, my 20a of Preston's Luck, the whole 593a, & on their d., to his son Thomas Bond, & for want of heirs, to his bro. Daniel Bond; also to son Thomas Bond,
old negro man Harry, old negro woman Honour, a clock, 3 looking glasses, 5 pair hand irons, & the g. & c. he already has.
    To grdson Thomas Bond., s. o. son Thomas Bond, the 200a where his father lives.
    To grdson Peter Bond, s. o. son Peter Bond, the plntn. where his father did live with 450a of Bonds Forrest, 50a of Morgins Lott, negro boys Laban & Solomon, negro girl Jennet, a bed, & a cow & calf.
    To grddaus. Sarah Hughs & Ann Day, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To gddau. Ann Bond, d. o. Peter Bond, the plntn where Nicholas James did live with 150a of Bonds Forrest, negro boy John, negro girl Tamer, a bed, & cow.
    To son William Bond, the land & g. & c. he already has & negro lad Sam.
    To son John Bond, the land & g. & c. he already has & negro man Young Toby.
    To son Joshua Bond, the land & g. & c. he already has & negro man Great Dick.
    To son Jacob Bond, the land already given him, 200a of Olbons Lott, the g. & c. he has, & negroes Sampson & Ben.
    To grdson Edward Fell, my lot in Baltimore Town & L 50 at age 21.
    To grddau. Jennet Fell, negro boy Dick & 1 sh. sterl.
    To grddau. Catherine Fell, negro man Jack & 1 sh. sterl.
    To the 2 childn. dau. Sarah had by Greenbury Dorsey, Thomas Bond Dorsey & Sarah Dorsey, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To 5 sons & extrs.- Thomas, William, John, Joshua, & Jacob Bond - equ. div., the lands & p. e. I have not already given.
    Witn: Isa[ac] Webster, Benja. Norris, Aquila Scott.
    1 Jan. 1756, sworn to by Norris & Scott..

Liber 30, folio 26
22 Sept. 1755
RICHARDS, EDWARD, Baltimore Co., carpenter.
    To wife, Mary, the bed, horse Rock, & other livestock, & for widhood, 1/2 my plntn.
    To daus. Anne Morgain, Sarah Phippen, Elizabeth Simons, & Rachel Sue, 1 sh. apiece.
    To daus. Pateince Stoney & Lydia Winchester, each a yew & lamb.
    To dau. Mary Voughon, cow Prety & her calf.
    To grdson Moses Richards, a red 2-yr.-old heffer.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be turned into money, to be equ. div. among my sons: Benjamin, Stephen, Daniel, & Richard Richards, & Mathew Richards' chldn.
        shall have 1/2 share to be put into the hands of Stephen Richards.
    To son & extr. Richard Richards, all my lands.
    To Richard Merser, a pide 2-yr.-old heifer & a spotted sow.
    Witn: Abraham Vaughan, Richard Vaughan.
    29 Nov. 1755, sworn to by both witn, & 15 Dec. 1755, the widow swore to & stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 27
21 Nov. 1755
TALBUT, CHARLES, Baltimore Co.
    Extr: father, Edward Talbut.
    To sister Mansey Talbut, Persons Out Lat 69a, & if she d. s. p., to bro. Edward Talbut.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. bros. Edward & Henry Talbut & sister Hanor Talbut.
    Witn: George Brown, John Chocke, William Amos, Jr.
    29 Dec. 1755, afirmed by all 3 witn. (Quakers).

Liber 30, folio 28
4 Jan. 1756
HINES, ELIZABETH, Baltimore Co.
    To sister Anne Mills, widow of Peter Mills of Somerset Co., for life, L 10/yr. & all my clothes but a silk gown.
    To niece Mary Gallaway, wife of Moses Gallaway, 1/2 the negroes that shall be my part of the e. of my husb, Thomas Hines late decd., not yet apprd.
    Moses Gallaway is to pay my cousin James Nickaldson L 10.
    The residue to cousin & extr., Nathan Nickaldson.
    5 Jan. at 12:30 noon, Capt. Tobias Stansbury deposed that about 6:00 o'clock last night, on his return from church, he went to Mrs. Hynes' as requested & drew her will, & Mr. Thos. Dew & Elizth., his wife, came, & all 3 saw Mrs. Hynes try to sign the will, & she d. about 2:00 o'clock in the morning.

Liber 30, folio 30
11 June 1754
[HEARNE, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.]
    To son Elijah Hearne, negro boy Frank, negro girl Dinah, & 275a of Staines, to include the plntn. where I dw.
    To son Isaac H[earn]e, 150a of Staines where he made some improvements, & if any difference arise in the division, my 2 feiends Benja. Handy & George
        Hearne are to make it.
    To son Saml. Hearne, negro boy Ceser.
    To son Jonathan Hearne, negro boy Mumford.
    To dau. Hannah Hearne, negro girl Jenney.
    To son Benjamin Hearne, negro woman Moll.
    To daus. Mary Freney & Sarah Tindel, each L 15.
    The residue to chldn. John, Isaac, Benja., Elijah, Saml, & Jonathan Hearne, & Sarah Tindel, Mary Freeney, & Hannah Hearne.
    Extr: son Elijah Hearne.
    Witn: Isaac Handy, Nehemiah Hearne, Jos[eph] Serogin.
    20 Jan. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 31
7 Sept. 1755
DASHIELL, HENRY, Somerset Co., Gent.
    To wife, JaneDashiell, a bed, & for life, my riding mare, a yoak of oxen, 6 head ofcattle, hogs, & negro fellow Peter, & then to son Thomas Dashiell.
    To son & extr., Thomas Dashiell, 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Henry Dashiell, a horse & 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Mary, a lome [sic], a cow, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Elenor Dashiell, a bed, young mare Pleasure, 2 sheep, a spinning wheel, a white & black cow, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Arthur Dashiell, maintenance out of my wife's 1/3 for the 1st 2 yrs. of his prenticeship, gray mare Squire, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Lear Dashiell, a new English bed, a colt Flye, a red-&-white cow, 2 heifers, & 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn: Geor. Dashiell, Thomas Dashiell, Hugh Porter
    20 Jan 1756, sworn to by Geo. Dashiell & Hugh Porter, & 16 Feb. 1756, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 32
[17 March] 1755
DASHIELL, THOMAS, Sr., Somerset Co.
    To son Henry Dashiell, for life, 2 parcels betw. Tipqueen & Tiaskin Crks. on the S side Nanticoke R., Becknam 150a left me by my father, & 100a I bought of Peter Body, & on his d., to Thoms Dashiell, Henry's son.
    To 3 sons - Thomas, Henry, & Levin Dashiell - equ. div., Shilles Folly, 350a of marsh on the N side Wiccomicoe R.
    To son Levin Dashiell, my part of a lot in White Haven Town on Wiccomicoe R. I sold to Samuel Worthington.
    To Munny Church, the use of Somerset, where it stands.
    To grdson Thomas Dashiell, s. o. son George Dashiell, the negroes & things he has received of me.
    To dau. Betty West, for life, negro girl Maranda, & on her d., to grddaus. Ann Colburn & Priscilla Willen equ. div.
    To dau. Jean Gilliss, for life, negro girl Cassandra & negro boy Jimmy, & on her d., to her chldn. equ. div.
    To grddau. Mary Handy, d. o. John Handy, negro boy Stephen.
    To son Thoms Dashiell, for life, negro woman Sarah, & on his d., to grdson Josiah Dashiell, Thomas's son.
    To son Henry Dashiell, for life, negro man Peter, & on his d., to grdson Thomas Dashiell, Henry's son.
    To dau. Ann Handy, negro girl Jenney & negro boy Hercules.
    To son Levin Dashiell, negro man Charles & negro girl Abigail.
    To dau. Sarah Irving, negro man Will & negro girl Tamer.
    To grddau. Betty Handy, wife of Isaac Handy, negro girl Lucie.
    To grddau. Betty Smith, negro girl Easter.
    To grddau. Mary Nicholson, negro boy Peter.
    To grdson Thomas Dashiell, s. o. Henry Dashiell, negro boy Ceaser.
    To son Charles Dashiell, L 150.
    To son Levin [Dashiell], all my smiths tools.
    To grddau. [Sarah] Henry, d. o. Isaac Handy, negro girl Fya.
    To grddau. Precilla Jones, d. o. [son Levin Dashiell], negro girl Dacy.
    To [grd]dau. Sarah Dashiell, d. o. son Charles Dashiell, negro [girl Sally.]
    To grddau. [Ann Irving, d. o. George Irving], negro girl Rose.
    [The residue] to my chldn. Jean Gilliss, [Thomas, Henry, & Charles Dashiell, Ann] Handy, Levin Dashiell, & Sarah [Irving, equ. div.]
    [Extr: Levin Dashiell.]
    Witn: Robt. Jones, Robt. Downes, Thomas Jones.
    17 Feb. 1756, sworn to byThomas & Robert Jones & affirmed by Rob ert Downes (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 34
2 March 175[5]
ELTINGE, REBECCA, Frederick Co., widow.
    To Susanna Beatty, wid. of Edward  Beatty, negro girl Rachel.
    To dau. Sarah Kite, Elizabeth Ferree, & dau. Eliner Kite, 1 sh. 1piece
    To son & extr., Isaac Eltinge, the residue of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Wm. Pritchett, John Hopkins, Nan Canpll, John Chambers.
    12 Jan. [1756], sworn to by Pritchet & Hopkins.

Liber 30, folio 35
22 Dec. 1755. I certifie that the e. of my father, Michael Devil, is left to my unkel George Devil, & I will not admin. the same. Margrether Devil witn: Thomas Shlye

Liber 30, folio 35
2 2d month 1754
MATHEWS, DANIEL, Frederick Co.
    To my 4 sons -Thomas, Francis, Daniel, & Samuel Mathews - as they come to age21, L 5 apiece, & the child not b.to have L 5 at age 21 if a boy & 16 if a girl.
    To wife & extrx., Ann Mathews, the residue of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: George Mattews, Jr., William Matthews, Mary Matthews.
    24 Dec. 1755, affirmed by all 3 witn. (Quakers).

Liber 30, folio 35
3 Dec. 1755
STONESTREET, BUTLER, Prince George's Co.
    To son Henry Stonestreet, the part of Exeter, on Piscataway, I purchased of Mr. Edward Digges.
    To son Richard Stonestreet, my dw. plntn. with tracts adj.: Athey's Folley 72a & 92a of Little Worth
    To the child my wife is pregnant with, if male, Wades Adventure 115a, but if female, a child's part of my p. e.
    To son Henry Stonestreet, negro boy Robin & negro girl Bess.
    To son Richard Stonestreet, negro boy Andrew & negro girl Rachel.
    To dau. Sarah Edelen, 2000 lb. tob.
    To dau. Mary Stonestrteet, negro boy Harry, negro girl Man, & a good bed.
    To dau. Charity, who is dangerously ill, negro boy Little Nacy & negro girl Henny.
    My negroes not bequeathed above are to be div. by my extrx. among her children: Henry, Richard, Virlinda, Catharine, Eleanor, & the child she is big with, & then the residue is to be div. among the childn. of both my late & my present wife, & my sons are to receive their e. at age 19 & to be educated in the principles of the Church of England.
    Ttees: Messrs. John Tolson, Luke Marbury, & Henry Low.
    Extrx: wife, Jane Stonestreet.
    Witn: Catharine Edelen, H[enry] Addison, Jno. Willing, Alexander Fraser.
    29 Dec. 1755, sworn to by Edelen, Willing, & Fraser.

Liber 30, folio 37
10 Jan. 1756
BLOWER, BENJAMIN, St. Luke's Parish, Queen Anns Co.
    To wife, E;lizabeth Blower, the residue of my e.
    Extr: John Nevil, Sr.
    Witn: James Roberts, Joshua Wallaston, Thomas Teat.
    23 Jan. 1756, sworn to by Roberts & Teat.

Liber 30, folio 38
12 Nov. 1755
WELCH, JOHN, St. Paul's Parish, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To dau. Sarah Welch, for life, 100a of Partnership, on Tuckahoe Crk. adj Coleram, to incl. the plntn. Michael Tool, my servant, lives on,& on her d., to son John; also to sd. dau. negro girl Rose, negro boys Isaac & Moses, 2 beds, horses Gray, Spark, & Squirrell, mare Jenny, & othe livestock, & hhold furn.
    If dau. Rebecca outlive her husb., Martin Welch, to her sd. negro Isaac & negro girl Rachel.
    To sd. son & extr., John Welch, sd.100a of Partnership on the d. of sd. dau. Sarah & the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: John Bracco, Frencis Long, Thomas Demond.
    22 July 1756. sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 39
WEBB, WILLM, [Queen Anns Co.]
    Fr[ien]d. Tilghman, this is to satisfy the[e] that I will not admin. the e. of my late husb., Willm. Webb. 10 July 1756, Lydia Webb

Liber 30, folio 39
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BOOTH, ELIZABETH, St. Mary's Co.
    To daus. Eizabeth Wooten & Mary Booth, all my p. e.
    Dau. Monica Boald is to be cut off with 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn: James Roach, William Combs, James Payne.
    3 Jan. 1756, 3 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Roach & Combs.

Liber 30, folio 40
5 Dec. 1749
WILDER, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To son & extr., John Wilder, my dw. plntn., large Bible, & walking cane, & negro Jack shall not be removed from sd. plntn.
    To my several chldn.- James, Mary, Edward, Sarah, Ann, & Ansenah Wilder - equ. div, the residue of my p. e.
    To son James, negro Sum.
    To dau. Mary, negro Amay & her child Henny.
    To son Edward, negro James.
    To dau. Sarah, negro Sarah.
    To dau. Ann, negro George.
    To dau. Ansenah, negro Bess.
    Sd. negroes are to be divided to my chldn. as they come to age, mar., or choose their grdns.
    Witn: Robt. Yates, John Scrogin, George Scrogin.
    11 Feb. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of John Wilder, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 40
12 Oct. 1754
ELGIN, ELIZABETH, Charles Co.
    To son John Elgin, a cow & calf, 1/2 the tob. not disposed of, the hhold goods in his possn., & negro Ned.
    To sons George Elgin, Francis Elgin, & James Elgin,  a bed & furniture apiece.
    To son William Elgin, a bed & furniture, a small square table, a chest, an iron pot, a mare colt, & the other 1/2 sd. tob.
    To dau. Ann Durnington, negro woman Wicco, a pair sheets, a small trunk, & 1/2 my clothes.
    To dau. Elizabeth Winter, a cotton counterpain, & 1/2 my clothes.
    To grddau. Charity Elgin, a heifer & a ewe.
    Extrs: sons John & William Elgin.
    Witn: Ignatious Adams, Jos[eph] Harison, Alexander Macconchie.
    33 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Adams & Harrison.

Liber 30, folio 41
16 June 1755
HOLLY, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To son Thomas Holly, Exeter, in Prince George's Co.
    To son Nathniel Holly, Costly & Costlys Addition, where I live, & livestock.
    To son John Holly, Felowship, in Frederick Co.
    Extrx: wife, Easter Holly.
    Witn: Jane Summers, John Burch, James Greene.
    Sworn to 20 Sept.1755 by Summers (who believed Holly was not in his senses) & Greene in presence of Thos. Holly, heir at law, & 9 Jan. 1756 by Burch.

Liber 30, folio 42
2 Sept. 1755
DOUGLASS, THOMAS, Charles Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Douglass, her choice of 1/2 the part of [Massemore, where I live, & on her d., to son] William Douglass.
    To daus. Ann, wife of Patrick Conner, & Elizabeth, wife of William Bryan, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Mary, wife of John Halley, negro girl Jenney, & on Mary's d., to her dau. Elizabeth Halley.
    Witn: Jno. Hamett, Hugh Hamett, John Hamett, Jr.
    Sworn to 11 Feb. 1756 by John Hamitt & 28 of same mo. by Hugh Hamitt & John Hamitt, Jr., who swore he wrote & signed the will, in presence of Wm. Douglass, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 44
28 Oct. 1755
PEAKE, PETER, Sr., St. Mary's Co.
    To wife & extrx., Catharine Peak, for life, all my land, & to her & all I had with her & belonged to her.
    To dau. Susanna Peake, a cow & calf & a bed.
    To children - John, Peter, & Ignatious Peake, Anastatia Browne, & Susanna Peake - equ. div., the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: William Russell, Thomas Thompson, George Medcalf.
    16 Feb. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 44
13 Feb. 1756
BROOKE, BAKER, St. Mary's Co.
    To wife, Mary Brooke, for life, all my land, & on her d., to be equ. div. among the chldn. of my bro. Richard Brooke.
    To sd. bro's chldn., negro woman Ann & 2 chldn., Heney & Monica.
    To Richard Shierburn, a negro boy or girl about 10 yrs. old when he comes to age.
    To godson Thomas Craycroft, a ewe & lamb.
    To goddau. Elizabeth Gardiner, a ewe & lamb & a sow & pigs.
    To goddau. Elinor Thompson, a ewe & lamb or a sow & pigs.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Brooke, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Richard Boarman, Joseph Routhorn, Elizabeth Fowler.
    3 March 1756, sworn to by Boarman & Fowler, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 45
14 Jan. instant
BLACKISTON, JOHN, [St. Mary's Co.], verbal will.
    To wife, Eliner Blackiston, for life, the land from the mouth of the cove that runs up tp Dickharts Spring to the head of Coneres Cove, & for widhood, the island,
        & if she mar., to be rented out for the benefit of my young son, John Blackiston, until my elder son, Nehemiah Harbart Blackiston comes of age, & then to him.
    To sd. wife, negro wenches Hance, Sue, & Sal, negro gal Nancey, negro felers George, Tom, Dick, Young Harry, Big Nase, & Old Harry, & 1/2 my livestock.
    To sons Nehemiah, George, & John Blackiston, the other 1/2 my stock of movables.
    To eldest son, Nehemiah Harbart Blackiston, negro lad Charles & negro gals Agnes & Hager & my wearing ring with poser "mementy mory."
    To son George Blackiston, negbr feler Will Bunker & negro gals Nell & Sarey, Endfelds, at the head of the neck, & if he d. s. p., to son John Blackiston.
    To son John Blackiston, negro boys Little Nace & Ned, & negro gals Bess, Lusey, & Grace.
    To sister Susannah Mason, that place in my neck where she is a building of her house for to tend corn & either trunk for her family's use during her widhood.
    18 Jan 1756, John Mason, who wrote the will, John Coode, & Cyrus Simpson swore that sd. John Blackiston, who. d. 18th instant, on Wednesday, 14th instant desired within memorandum to be writ by Mr. John Mason, who wrote it in presence of Coode & Simpson.

Liber 30, folio 46
5 Feb. 1756
BURN, PATRICK, Chester Town, Kent Co.
    To wife, Margaret, for life, all my e. r. & p., & on her d., to the child she now goes with, but if sd. child d. s. p., to Margret Sullavan, d. o. Mary Sullivan.
    Extrx: wife, Margaret.
    Witn: John Higgins, Caleb Guttny, Geo. Garnett.
    10 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Higgins & Caleb Guthon.

Liber 30, folio 47
26 Nov. 1755
HATCHESON, VINCENT, Kent Co.
    To son James Hatcheson, 100a of Stanaway beg. at a post on the W side the main road from St. Pauls Ch.to Ester Neck to the E br. of Swan Crk.& adj. the
land of Charles Ringgold, & if sd. James d. s. p., to son John.
    To son Thomas Hatcheson, for life, 100a of Stanaway adj. sd. James' part, & on his d., to my 2 sons Nathan & John Hatcheson.
    To wife, Rachel, negro man Ceaser & negro woman Pina, for widhood, Hatchesons Addition 45a & the rest of Stanaway.
    To son Vincent Hatcheson, on the d. or mar. of sd. wife, the lands bequeathed her, & on his d., to 3 sons Nathan, James, & John Hatcheson.
    To son Robert Hatcheson, 198a of Killinsworth (resurv. conditionally), & he is to pay to son Richard L 50 . . .
    To dau. Rachell, a gold ring with a stone, a bed, a cow & calf, 6 sheep, & negro boy Prince.
    To 4 sons Vincent, Robert, Thomas, & Richard,20 msh. of my p. e. apiece.
    Extrs: wife, Rachel, & son Nathan Hatcheson.
    Witn: Jn. Hurt, [Charles] Hynson, Richd. Lenox.
    24 Feb. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of heir at law [not named].

NOBLE, GEORGE.
Probate of will of Mr. George Noble, Prince George's Co., decd.,  in Liber T&D [21], folio 483.  On 22 June 1756, Dr. John Hamilton swore that he saw Mr.
        George Noble sign & seal the foregoing will.

Liber 30, folio 49
27 Jan. 1756
FREEMAN, ISAAC, Kent Co.
    To wife, Hannah, for life, Vinna & Freeman's Addition, & on her d., to son William.
    To son-in-law Willm. Woodand, all I let him have with the land I bought of Mr. Wallace, now in possn. of Mr. William Raisin.
    To eldest son Abraham, the land he lives on, the 1st & 2d purchase I made of Andrew Pearce 250a & 1/2 these tracts: Timber Levill, By Chance, Peters Forrest, & Addition to Timber Levill.
    To 2d son, Isaac, the rest of my lands purchased of Andrew Pearce in that neck.
    To 3d son, Jacob, Broad Oake, purchased by me from Benjamin Jones, & some more, pat. to me, & the other 1/2 of the 4 tracts given to sd. Abraham.
    To son William, 1/3 my p. e. & if he d. s. p., his lands to son Jacob.
    To dau. Mary, Chance, where Neal Shirkey lives, negro boy Ben & girl Rachall, 10 sheep, a good bed, a horse, 2 cows & calves, & L 30 at age 18 or mar.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 3 eldest sons: Abm., Isaac, & Jacob.
    Extrs: wife, Hannah, & son Abaham.
    Witn: Willm. Lovelin, John Falconer, John Scott.
    1 March 1756, sworn to by Lovelin & Falconer.

Liber 30, folio 50
16 Jan. 1756
GREENWOOD, JOHN, Kent Co., weaver.
    To Elizabeth Hall, my gray horse.
    To George Hall, s. o. Elizabeth Hall, my riding saddle.
    To Elizabeth Campbell, my young bay horse, my best bed, & a woman's riding saddle.
    To Robert Scill's eldest dau., L 5.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. Elizabeth Hall & Elizabeth Campbell, whom I appt. extr.
    Witn: P[atrick] Coine, Saml. Groome, Jr.
    24 Jan. 1756, sworn to by both witn.

STURGIS, JONATHAN, Somerset Co.
    To Mr. Nehemiah King, Depy. Commy., I hereby relinquish my right to admin. of the e. of my husb., Jonathan Sturgis, to Joshua Porter, who was special bale
for my husb. in June court 1755 & is likely to come to damage thereby.  27 Jan. 1756,  Esther Sturgis. Witn: Roheaded Porter.

Liber 20, folio 51
25 Feb. 1750/1
LOW, RALPH, Stepney Parish, Somerset Co.
    To son John Low, the land where he lives beg. at a 3-forked white oak nearest the S end of the lane thence running due E.
    To son George Low, my gun & the rest of that land, but if sd. George d. s. p., to son Hudson.
    To son Ralph Low, the grey mare he calls his & my dw. plntn., & if he d. s. p., to son Hudson, except 1/2 to wife, Rachell Lou,  for life.
    My 3 sons, John, George, & Ralph, are to give my son Hudson as much schooling as comes to L 5.
    To son Hudson, the young gray mare.
    To son Robert Low, a cow & calf & a hand mill.
    To dau. Sarah Henry 50 sh.
    To dau. Margaret Phillips, a bed
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my dau, Liddia, Rachel, & Hudson.
    Extrs: sons George & Ralph Low.
    Witn: Thoms Robards, Richd. Phillips, Robt. Twilley.
    17 March 1756, sworn to by Thomas Roberts & Richard Phillips.

Liber 30, folio 52
6 Jan. 1756
WELLS, NATHAN, Baltimore Co.
    To Nathan, s. o. Amos Gaters, my black mare.
    The residue to my honored father& mother [not named] for their lives, & on their d., to be sold & the money equ. div. among my bros. & sisters [not named].
    Extr: father.
    Witn: [George] Bramwell, John Pindell, Jr. Bale Owings.
    14 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Pindell & Beale Owings

Liber 30, folio 53
16 April 1755
CRAWFORD, JAMES, Baltimore Co.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Crawford, my p. e., & for life, my dw. plntn., Double Purchase, 50a
    To son James, after the d. of my wife, sd. dw. plntn. & negro boy Sam, & in default of issue, to son Mordicai.
    To son Josias, on the d. of my wife, negro girl Dorcas.
    To dau. Rachel, on the d. of my wife, negro girl Jane.
    To the rest of my chldn. - John, Elias, Jennet, Mordecai, Ruth, Sarah, Hannah, & Rebecca - what I have given them & 1 sh. sterl. & no more.
    Witn: Thoms Goodin, Stephen Fisher, Elizabeth Fisher, Robt. Adair.
    3 March 1756, sworn to by Goodwin & Stephen & Elizabeth Fisher.

Liber 30, folio 53
22 Nov. 1755
CROXALL, JOANNA, Baltimore Co.
    To son Richard Croxall, negro man Samson, negro woman Hannah, & negro child Lucy.
    To son Charles Croxall, negro men Daniel & James.
    To grdchild Elizabeth Rumney, negro girl Nell, now at Nathaniel Rumney's.
    To grdchild Rachell Croxall, d. o. son Charles, a bed, 6 silver teaspoons & tongs, & negro girl Dinah.
    To dau.-in-law, Eleanor Croxall, a bed.
    To grdchldn. Mary & Elizabeth Rumney, L 25 at age 16.
    Nathaniel Rumney owes me L 26.3.
    Extrs: sons Richard & Charles Croxall.
    Witn: [Dr.] Will Lyon, William Jones, Clemt. Brooke.
    20 March 1756, sworn to by Lyon & Jones.

Liber 30, folio 54
8 Dec. 1755
GRAY, ANN, Baltimore Town & County, widow.
    To Elizth. Connell, d. o. Mary Connell of Baltimore Town, L 10.
    To Sarah Palmer, d. o. Abraham Palmer of sd. Town, L 5.
    The residue of my e. bequeathed to me by Patrick Gray, my late husb., to William Rogers of Baltimore Town, my extr.
    Witn: George Pickett, Elisha Lewes, William Askew.
    22 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 55
28 Nov. 1755
HINES, THOMAS, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth, 4 of my negroes [not named], a silver porringer, 2 silver spoons marked "RT," & for life, my dw. plntn.
    To Mary Sinklor, wife of Wm. Sinklor, now living in the fork of Gunpowder R., negro women Priss & Pegg, a boy London, & 2 silver spoons marked "TH."
    The rest of my negroes, equ. div. betw. my friends Nicholas Rogers of Baltimore Town & Thomas Franklin of Back River Neck.
    To friend Staly Durham, my clothes & a cow & calf.
    To Thos. Franklin, Jr., s. o. Thos. Franklin, Hines's Purchase, where my dw. plntn. is, on the d. of sd. wife, 50a of Hazard adj., & my other r. e.
    Extrs: Nicholas Rogers of Balto Town & Thomas Franklin.
    To Robert Maxwell, L 5 in goods.
    Witn: Jarvis Biddison, James Crouch, Elesebeth Due.
    Sworn to 23 Dec. 1755 by Biddison & Dew & 15 March 1756 by Crouch, & 23 Dec. 1755, the widow renounces the will & abides by the law.

Liber 30, folio 56
26 Feb. 1756
BREWER, HUBBARD, Baltimore Co., merchant.
    To my 2 sisters, Sarah Brewer & Ann Bestland, equ. div., the lands my mother, Ann Brewer holds & will fall to me.
    The money from the sale of my p. e. to my sd. mother.
    Extr: Brian Philpot, Jr..
    Witn: Rd. Chase, Aquila Johns, Jr., Jane Winn.
    10 March 1756, sworn to by Chase & Winn & affirmed by Johns (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 57
21 March 1756
NELIS, CONNOLLY, Talbot Co.
    John Arthur of Talbot Co., 28 yrs. of age, swore that he heard Nelis say the day before he d. that he gave all he had to his mistress, Jane Martin, Arthur believed, whose husband, now d., Nelis served his time with, & sd. Nelis d. 12 o'clock in the forenoon of 22 March 1756.
    Sworn to about 6 o'clock in the afternoon of 22 March 1756.

Liber 30, folio 58
22 Feb. 1755
EDELEN, EDWARD, Prince George's Co., planter.
    To dau. Sarah Pye, L 15.
    To grdson Samuel Queen, negro girl Burbarah & a silver spoon.
    To grdson Henry Queen, Pinner, 200a in Piscattaway, & if he d. s. p., to grddaus.Catherine & Sarah Queen; also 1a in Piscattaway formerly belonging to Thos.
Middleton, on the S. side the main road, including the house & garden.
    To grddau. Catherine Edeln, 2000 lb. tob.
    To grdau. Sarah Queen, negro boy Peter.
    To grdson Walter Pye, negro boy Frank.
    To grdson Edward Edelin, negro girl Susan.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Edelin, negro boy Thomas.
    To grddau. Mary Edelin, negro girl Statia.
    To grddau. Catherine Solomee Edelin, negro girl Abigall.
    To bro. Christopher Edelin, my part of Dublin, where he lives.
    To son & extr., James Edelin, 3 tracts - Thomas's Chance 200a, Little Ease 140a, & Little Worth 29a - & the rest of my e.
    To grddau. Margaret Pye, negro girl Alli.
    Witn: Benj. Musgrave, John Baynes, John Noble.
    30 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 59
15 April 1755
WILSON, SOPHIA, Prince George's Co.
    To dau. Martha Magruder, d. o, Hezekiah Magruder, all my clothes.
    To son & extr., Josiah Wilson, negro man Tom Taylor.
    To son William Wilson, a walnut desk.
    To son James Wilson a large black horse Wonder.
    To son Lingan Wilson, at age 21, the rest of my e.
    Witn: Alexr. Magruder, near Mill Town, Jo[hn] Stone Hawkins.
    23 March 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 60
16 Jan. 1756
DAVIS, SAMUEL, North Carolina, bricklayer
    Extrs: John Bateman, Benja. Boyd.
    My land in Carolina & my p. e., incl. L 21.8 owed me by my bro. John Davis here are to be sold & the residue div., my wife, Deborah, having an equ. share with each child [not named].
    Witn: Tho. Boyd, Abrm. Boyd, Abraham Woodward.
    24 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 60
30 Sept. 1755
TRUMAN, HENRY, Prince George's Co.
    To son Thomas Truman, the Resurvey on Dawsons Purchase, purchased of Mr. Thomas Dawson, in Frederick Co. betw. the Mountains.
    To son James Truman, part of Brittington, bought of Henry Boteler, Sr.
    To son Henry Truman, Purchase 100a & 111a of Bullington bought of Henry Boteler, Sr.
    To son Alexander Truman, the 85a bought of Thomas Hawkins of Federick Co. near the Blue Ridge in Frederick Co. & 100a of Thos. & Anthony's Choice.
    To son Edward Truman, the land to be added to sd. Resurvey on Dawsons Purchase by a warrant of resurvey.
    Etrx: wife, Ann Truman.
    Witn: Feilder Gantt, Jno. Stone Hawkins, James S[uthern] Briscoe.
    23 March 1756, sworn to by Hawkins & Briscoe.
  Liber 30, folio 61
12 Sept. 1751
NOWLAND, DENNIS, Cecil Co., planter.
    To son Silvester Nowland, negro men Jack &Tom, horse Gray, the part of Dayleys Desire he lives on, all the stock, & an oval table.
    To dau. Rachel Cradock, L 10, a bed, 1000-wt. tob., 50 bu. wheat, 10 brl. corn, 4 young cattle, 1/2 the hitching furniture, horse Prince, & an old saddle.
    To dau. Ann Lilly, L 5, mare Pleasure, a table, the bed upstairs, the other of the hitching furniture, & negro woman Nan.
    To grddau. Christiana Lilly, negro girl Priscilla.
    To son-in-law Joseph Lilly, a young stallion, my saddle, & a black steer.
    The house where Bryan Riley lived is to be rented out for 6 years & the profits, equ. div., to daus. Rachel & Ann.
    To son James Nowland, the plntn. I live on, being part of Bandenbridge Wodbridge Wessel Manor or Coxes Forrest & Vulcans Rest, for life, & then to grdson
Dennis Nowland, s. o. sd. James, & for want of heirs, to Daniel Nowland, bro. of the sd. Dennis.
    To son James, the residue, & he is to take good care of his bro. Stephen.
    Extrs: son James Nowland & Joseph Lilly.
    Witn: John Jackson, Barnet Vanhorne, Edward Rumsey, Jr.
    15 Jan. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Silvester Nowland, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 62
20 Aug. 1752
CLARK, GEORGE, Kent Co.
    To eldest [son?], Daniel Clark, 1 sh. sterl.
    To son William, 1/4 lot 60 in Chester Town adj. Leatherbery.
    To Jeremiah Burchenell, 1/2 lot 1068 [sic] in Charles Town.
    One quarter of lot 60 betw. Leatherberrys & James Reads is to be sold.
    Witn: Geo. Skirven, Christopher Bateman, St. Leager James.
    2 April 1756, sworn to by Skervin & Bateman, the heir at law [not named} notobjecting.

Liber 30, folio 63
5 April 1756, Hannah Freeman, widow of Isaac Freeman of Kent Co. [Wills 30, folio 49], elected her 1/3 the p. e. & her dower in the lands.

Liber 30, folio 63
14 March 1756
KNOCK, HENRY, Kent Co.
    To my son Benjamin, Knock Range 70a, Andover Resurveyed 145a, & 70a of Chesterfield adj. Andover Resurv.
    To son Nathaniel, 360a of Chesterfield adj. sd. 70a, mulatto girl Poll, my mare Flower, & a good bed.
    To dau. Sarah, 140a of Chesterfield adj. son Nathaniel's part & Knocks Harbour 52a.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be div. among sd. 3 chldn.
    Extrs: son-in-law Thomas Cealey & son Benjamin.
    Witn: Wm. Burrows, Jas. Webb, Jno. Watson.
    31 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of the heir at law [not named].

Liber 30, folio 64
7 Dec. 1755
GLANVILL, STEPHEN, Kent Co.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Glanvill, negro boy Lines, my riding chair & harness, & one of the best horses.
    To dau. Marth Miller, wife of Michael Miller, 2 negroes, Subbina & Rosanna, & a cow & calf.
    To son Stephen Glanvill, at age 21, negro boy Jeam.
    To son William Glanvill, at age 21, negro boy Bob.
    To dau. Mary Glanvill, at age 16 or mar., negro boy Cuff.
    To dau. Sarah Glanvill, at age 16 or mar., negro boy Dick.
    To dau. Rachel Glanvill, at age 16 or mar., 2 negro girls, Ansella & Jane, Jane being d. o. Subbina.
    To youngest son, John Smith Glanvill, at age 21, negro boy & girl, Peter & Silva.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. by my wife among my 6 chldn: Stephen, William, Mary, Sarah, Rachel, & John Smith Glanvill.
    Witn: John Rolph, Margrett Hanson, Alex Glenn.
    8 April 1756. sworn to by Hanson & Glenn.

Liber 30, folio 66
5 March 1756
KENNARD, SARAH, Kent Co., widow.
    To dau. Ann, to make her part equ. to that of her sister, whose grdfather gave her a negro woman & chldn., my negro woman Philizena & her chldn.
    The residue to my daus. Mary & Ann Kennard, equ. div. by my friend & extr., William Ringgold near Chestertown, who is to care for sd. Ann till she is 16.
    Witn: Aaron Alford, Moses Alford, Jane Kennard.
    26 April 1756, sworn to by Aaron & Moses Alford.

Liber 30, folio 67
23 Jan. 1756
ROCHESTER, HENRY, Queen Anns Co.
    To 2 sons, James & Henry Rochester, equ. div., land at the head of Kent Co.
    To son John Rochester, negro boy Dick; to son James, negro boy Jacob; to son Henry, negro girl Ruth.
    Extr: bro. Frances Rochester.
    Witn: Abner Dudley, Henry Elliott, John Spry.
    17 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 67
17 Dec. 1753
BROWN, JAMES, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Brown, 3 negroes: Doram, Dugo, & Cloe.
    To dau. Elizth. Brown, 2 young negroes: Cane & Juday.
    To son John Brown, negro girl Beck.
    To dau. Easter Hall, young negro wench Dinah, now in possn. of her husb., Andrew Hall.
    To son James Brown, negro woman Jane & my part of Harwood Lyon, on Wye R., Talbot Co., willed to my by my father, John Brown.
    To son Joel Brown, negro boy Jacob.
    To dau. Sarah Brown, negr girl Fell.
    To son William Brown, young negro boy Deek.
    To son Samuel Brown, negro boy Harry.
    To dau. Ann Brown, young negro boy Ben.
    To dau. Rebecca Brown 2 young negro girls, Peg & Rachel.
    Witn: Rd. Gould, Dow[da]ll Thompson, John Offley Collins.
    25 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 68
3 Aug. 1754
CARVEN, WILLIAM, [Queen Anns Co.]
    To sister, Elizabeth Ingelfeld, my p. e., unless she fail to come for it before my cousin John Mullen is 21.
    Extr: Benj. Kirby.
    Witn: Benjamin Paddy, Richd. Cornish, Aron Snead.
    25 March 1756, sworn to by Cornish & Snead.

Liber 30, folio 69.
4 March 1756
WALACOTT, JOHN, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
    Extrx: E;lizabeth White, with whom I now dw.
    Jacob Carter, Francis Wilson, Martha Flemon.
    25 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 69
20 Jan. 1753
ALLEY, JOHN, Quen Anns Co.
    To dau. Catherine Davis, a ewe lamb.
    To son John Alley, my bridle & saddle, gun, & Bible.
    To dau. Sarah Alley, L 2.5.
    To sons William Alley & James Alley, each 50 sh. at age 21.
    To wife & extrx., Margarett Alley, the residue, to maintain my 4 youngest chldn. [not named], & she is to care for my sons Wm. & James till they are 18.
    Witn: Mary Kieran, Esther Kieran, Esther Wilkinson.
    22 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 70
1 April 1756
ELLIOTT, WILLIAM, [Queen Anns Co.]
    To son John Elliott, my clothes, my watch, best large walnut table, best desk, a large case & bottles, all my books, white servant man Michael, & for life, 4 ne-
groes - Samson, Myrear, Jude, & Brister - & on his d., to his 4 chldn: William Ruth, Rebecca, & Mary Elliott.
    To grdchild William Elliott Griffith, 4 negroes - Darky, Rachel, London, & Bedeford - for his support until he is 21, but f he d. before 21, equ. div., to Mathew
Griffith's other chldn. [not named].
    To grdchild William Hurchings, 4 negroes - James , Rose, Pomp, & Exeter - & if he d. before age 21, to Thomas Elliott Hutchings other chldn [not named].
    To my wife, Mary Elliott, for life, 3 negroes - Robbin, Dine, & Sue - & on her d., 2 of them to Mary & Elizabeth Hutchings, d. o. Thos. Elliott Hutchings & E-
lizabeth Hutchings; also to sd. wife her choice of a room in the dw. house & my chestof drawers.
    To the sd. 4 chldn. of son John, 4 negroes: Leser, Jeney, Benja. & Dick.
    To Mathew Griffith's chldn., negro boy Hath.
    Extr: son John Elliott.
    Witn: Robert Small, Jacob Carter, Peter Cornelus.
    22 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 71
18 Jan. 1756
BEALL, WILLIAM, Sr., Frederick Co.
    Extrs: wife, Elizabeth Beall, & son Alexander Beall.
    My 290a of Friendship Inlarged & 66a of Hills & Dales adj. are to be sold.
    To dau. Margaret Beale, wife to Andrew Beale, Discontent, 110a on Watts Br.
    My extrs. may convey to Wm. Shaw, Sr., of Frederick Co., 14a of William & Elizabeth, & to Stephen Lanham of Prince George's Co. part of the same tract.
    To son Richd. Beale, Fatt Oxen 55a.
    Within 2 yrs. my sd. wife is to pay to son Wm. Beale enough money to buy 100a, & on her d., the residue is to be equ. div.  betw. my daus. Jemima Beall, Elizabth Harding, & son Wm. Beall.
    Witn: Nathl, Beall, Sr., Samll. Blackmore, Elisha Hopkinson.
    30 March 1756, sworn to by Beall & Blackmore.

Liber 30, folio 72
4 June 1755
RUTTER, EDMUND, All Saints Parish, Frederick Co., farmer.
    My whole e. r.& p. is to be sold & the price,the 1/3of my wife, my extrx. [not named] excepted, div. among my chldn:
    To son Benjamin Rutter, L 20, which my wife shall give to a man to learn him a trade.
    To son James Rutter, L 30, for his master to give him learning & a trade.
    To son Edmund Rutter, L 30, to be given him as above.
    To dau. Mary Rutter, a young mare & 2 cows.
    To dau. Elizabeth Rutter, a black mare colt & 2 cows.
    My dau. Priscilla Rutter I leave to my wife to bring up.
    The orphan boy Samuel Griffe shall be at my wife's disposal, & the servant man[not named] shall be sold.
    Witn: Thomas Scarlett, John Rutter, James Daly.
    17 Feb. 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 73
3 March 1756
WATS, JAMES, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To John Wats, Jr., , when he comes of age, a young horse, old saddle & bridle, & a case of pistols.
    To wife Ann Wats, the 190a I live on & all the rest of my e.
    Witn: Henry Feilder, Sarah Tole, Joseph Leigh.
    19 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 73
1 March 1756
BOWLING, EDMOND, St. Mary's Co.
    To my wife, Luce Bowling, for life, all my land, Collinwood 142a & 40a of another tract on the same tract, & on her d., to my eldest son, John Bowling, provid-
ed he pay my youngest son, William Bowling, at age 20, a young negro girl, & if sd. Wm. d. before age 20, sd. John is to pay sd. girl to his son Edmond at age 20.
    To dau. Elizabeth Gibson, wife of Mathew Gibson, a bed.
    To son Wm. Bowling, a bed, a cow & calf, a mare & colt, an iron-bound chest, a gun, & my riding saddle.
    Extr: son John Bowling.
    Witn: Kenelm Boult, John Haskin, Thomas Chambers.
    Codicil, 4 March 1756. Witn: Corenius Cheseldine, Dennis Connell, Jno. Haskins.
    22 April 1756, the will was sworn to by all 3 witn., the codicil sworn to by all 3 witn, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 75
19 Jan. 1756
TARLTON, JAMES, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To son John, a lease of Thompsons Hope, 87a in His Lordships Mill Manor.
    To son James, Tarltons Good Luck, where I live (59a of Beverdam) & a lease of 38a (Beverdam).
    To son Jeremiah, Indian Bridge, a lease of 35a
    To son Stephen, Tarltons Venture, a 44a lease in Woolsy Manor & 44a of Elizabeth, bought of Permenas Griffin.
    To sons John & James, equ. div. when they are 21, my old mill, which belonged to the Wheatleys,  my wife to have the profits till son James is 21.
    To sons Stephen & Jeremiah, the mill on the Indian Bridge equ. div. when they are 21.
    To my 3 daus. [not named], equ. div. as they come to age 16, 36,000 lb. of tob., rent from sd. mill
    To my wife [not named] for life  negro fellow Tom & the smiths tools.
    Extrs: my wife & my son John.
    Witn: R[obert] Hammett, Thomas Tarlton, S. Baker Sullivan.
    10 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 76
8 Jan. 1753
PROYER, BENYDICK, Somerset Co.,[female].
    To son Peter Roding & Easter, his wife, all my p. e.
    Witn: John Melton, Nathaniel Mills.
    2 Jan. 1756, sworn to by both witn. in Worcester Co.

Liber 30, folio 76
30 Nov. 1755
HOPKINS, JOSIAH, Worcester Co.
    To son Jacob Hopkins, the lower 1/2 my land on the N side Blackwater Br, a little below the bridge that leads to John Taylors.
    To son Josiah Hopkins, the other 1/2 my land, the part my dw. house stands on.
    To dau. Ann Collings, a red cow, 2-yr.old that come of her, & a pied 2-yr.-old heifer.
    The residue to my 4 chldn: Jacob, Josiah, Cathereen, & Mary Hopkins.
    Extrs: my 2 sons Jacob & Josiah Hopkins & mt cousin William Derickson.
    Witn: Thomas Harney, Presgrave Kenelt, David Aydelott.
    3 March 1756, sworn to by Harney & Aydelott.

Liber 30, folio 77
5 Dec. 1755
POTTER, JOSEPHAS, Worcester Co.
    To my wife [not named], for life, my p. e.
    To eldest dau., Anne, 60a of Potters Choys, the E part, with the house & orchard.
    To dau. Sarah, 40a of sd land, the W part.
    To my 3 youngest daus - Alice, Rachel, & Leah - jointly, negro girl Grace.
    The residue to my 4 daus. unmar.
    Witn: Andrew Hays, John Conway, Elias Vannatson.
    11 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Conaway & Vanatson.

Liber 30, folio 78
21 Dec. 1755
TRUIT, GEORGE, Worcester Co., planter.
    To my son William Truit, my plntn. Lean Hath & Long Lott.
    To my son John Truit, Leanheaths Adition & Forlorn Hope, 50a in the Indian Town.
    All my g. & c. are to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
    Extr: my wife, Martha Truit.
    Witn: Wm. Smock, John Hammond, Wm. Rennels.
    7 May 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 79
20 March 1755
BRATEN, MARY, Worcester Co.
    To my 2 daus., Margit & Sarah Braten, my extrs., all my movables.
    Witn: John Teague, Nathaniel Bratten, Joshua Bratten.
    1 April 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 79
20 Dec. 1754
CONNER, WILLIAM, Sr., Worcester Co.
    To son William Conner, my dw. plntn, a bed. a chest, & a table.
    To son Isac Conner, a bed.
    To son Phillip Conner, the plntn. where he lives, & to my sd. 3 sons, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: Thos. Collier, Sr., Joseph Massey, Joseph Kinney.
    10 May 1756, sworn to by Massey & Kenney.

Liber 30, folio 80
1 Feb. 1755
PEPPER, WILLIAM, Worcester Co.
    To son John Pepper. 100a at Wolfe Pit Rige taken out of the old tract Milbery Heath.
    To wife, Ann Peper, for widhood, the plntn. houses & orchard, & on her d., to son William Pepper with all the land but what was left to John Pepper.
    Extrs: wife, Ann Pepper, & son William Pepper.
    Witn: John Sturgis, John Allen, Nathaniel Brembel.
    25 Jan., 1756, sworn to by Sturgia & Brembley, & 6 Feb. 1756, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 81
12 April 1752
LEGATT, JOHN, Sr., Baltimore Co.
    To son John Legatt, & daus. Unity Richardson, Bridget Ann Bailey, & Sarah Wright, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To wife [& extrx?], SarahLegatt, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Darby Hernly, Winefred Lynch, [Dr.] Cornelius Lynch.
    31 March 1756, sworn to by Cornelius & Winefred Lynch.

Liber 30, folio 82
8 [April 1756]
GREENALL, ROBERT, [Baltimore Co.]
    Martha Childs age 36 yrs. & Mary Childs, her dau., age 16, swore that on the 8th instant they heard the decd., Robert Greenall, who d.on 10 April 1756,  say that he left his bro. Cuthbert Greenall his extr. & desired he would take care of his chldn., that he gave his eldest son [not named] his lands in St. Mary's Co., & desired his p. e. be equ. div. among his chldn. [not named].

Liber 30, folio 82
7 Nov. 1755
GARDNER, WILLIAM, Calvert Co.
    To son John Gardner, my dw. plntn., Johnsons Lott, with part of Haphazard adj., & 2 cows & calves & 4 sheep.
    To son William Gardner, negro girl Rachel, 2 cows & calves, & 4 hogs.
    To my wife & extr.[not named], my riding horse.
    Witn: Richard Evrest, Francis Kirshaw, Richard Dever.
    19 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow delared she would not stand to the will.

Liber 30, folio 83
1 Dec. 1755
FREEMAN, THOMAS, Christ Church Parish, Calvert Co.
    To my son Thomas Freeman, my dw. plntn., 105a of Rockhold & negro girl Moll.
    To my dau. Elizabeth Freeman, negro boy Sam.
    To my son Pattison Freeman, negro girl Jane.
    To grdson Thomas Gray, negro boy Joe.
    To son John Freeman, negro girl Suck.
    The residue to be divided by my wife & extrx. [not named].
    Witn: Jas. Kirshaw, Wm.Monett, Thomas Monett.
    19 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow declared she would not stand to the will.

Liber 30, folio 83
18 April 1756
OGLE, JOSEPH, Frederick Co.
    To first-born son, John Ogle, 150a of Fountain Low where his house is, to be laid out by Joseph Wood, & 350a at the lower end of sd. tract.
    To dau. Mary Butler, wife of Peter Butler, who have parted from each other, L 100, & any residue on her d. to her dau. Judith at age 16 or mar.
    To sd. grddau. Judith, L 50, but if she d. before age 16 or mar., to all my chldn. except Jehu Ogle.
    To cousin Thomas Ogle, s. o. my bro. Thomas Ogle, 100a of Farmers Delight next to Telar Maner, & if he d. before coming to age, to be sold & the money equ. div. among the sons of my bro. Benjamin: Joseph, Jacob, & Thomas.
    To my cousin Mary, d.o. sd. bro. Benja., L 10, & to my cousins Susannah & Johana, d. o. sd. bro., each L 5, & if any d. before age 16 or mar. . . .
    To wife, Sarah Ogle, 2 negro boys, Robt. & Jacob, & 500a of the land I live on, & on her d., to be equ. div. among all my chldn. except sd. Jehu & Mary Butler
    My sons Joseph, Benja., Thomas, William, James, & George are to be kept at school till they are 15.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Sarah, Elenor, Joseph, Benjamin, Thomas, William, James, & George.
    Extrs: sd. Wife, Sarah Ogle, & friend Joseph Wood.
    Witn: John Darling, Benjamin Ogle, Ninian Magruder Beall.
    15 May 1756, sworn to by Ogle & Beall.

Liber 30, folio 85
10 March 1756
JENNINGS, EDMUND, York Co.,[Great Britain], Esq
    To the poor of the parish where I d., L 5 & to Mr. James Buchanan, mercht. in London, L 1300 sterl., L 1200 of which to Mrs. Sebilla Coucher, widow, & the
remaining L 100 to Mrs. Ann White, spinster.
    To the Hon. Col. Richd. Corbin of Virginia, in North America, L 1700 in trust for my dau. Ariana Randolph, & on her d., to my grdson & godson Edmund Ran-
dolph, but if he not survive her, to he chldn. & grdchldn. [not named], & if there be no survivors, to my son.
    To my servant, Wm. Russell, this year's wages & my woolen clothes.
    To my nephew Edmund Jennings, of Maryland, 4 negroes on my plntn. in the forks of Patuxent R. in [Anne] Arundel Co. & for life, the land & houses.
    To the Hon. Cecilius Calvert, Esq., Wm. Sharpe, Esq., Mrs. Chester of Bristol, widow, Mrs. Russell, wife of James Russell of the City of London, mercht., the
Hon. Phillip Ludwell of Virginia, Mrs. Corbin, wife of sd. Rd. Corbin, John Taylor of Virginia, Mrs. Brice, wife of John Brice of  Annapolis, Stephen Bordley, Esq.,
Elizabeth Bordley, spinster, Mrs. ------ Harris, widow, of Kent Co., Maryland, d. o. my late wife, Ariana Jennings, Mrs. ---- Harris, widow of  James Harris, Esq.,
of the same place decd., Mrs. Shipping, widow, sister to my late wife, Wm., John, Matthias, & Beale Bordley, all of Maryland, Margaret & Elizabeth Beckthwith,
Robert Porteus & Nanny Porteus, his dau., Edwd. Thompson of Helbring, York Co., Esq., & his wife, each a mourning ring.
    The residue to my son &, with Mr.James Buchanan, joint extr., Edmund Jennings.
    Wtn: Alexr. Sutherland, Jontt.Flemming, Lewis Clutterbuck, Jr.
    Extracted by Josias Farrer, Proctor Doctors Commons.            [No Probate]

Liber 30, folio 87
21 Aug. 1753
JACOBS, BARTHOLOMEW, Sr., Cecil Co.
    To sons Jacob Jacobs, Bartholomew Jacobs, & Henry Jacobs & daus. Rachel Jacobs, Grace Jacobs, Elioner Jacobs, & Anna Jacobs, 5 sh. apiece.
    The residue to my wife & extrx., Sarah Jacobs, to be assisted by my friend Evert Evertson.
    Witn: Michael Manycousins, Matthew Kirkhead, Walter Deven (who wrote the will).
    14 May 1755, sworn to by all 3 witn., who said he was above 80 yrs. old when he executed it.

Liber 30, folio 88
29 March 1756
LESTER, JEAN, Somerset Co.
    To dau. Abigail Long, wife of Daniel Long, for life, a bed, a cow & calf, 2 ewes & lambs, a pewter dish & basin, 2 plates, my side saddle, & all my clothes.
    On sd. Abigail's d., sd. cow & calf to Leven Long, her son; sd. bed to Littleton Long, her son; sd. pewterware to David Long, her son.
    To my dau. Leah Furnace, & Wm. Furnace, her husb., for life, negro woman Tamer & negro boys Titus & Shadrach, & on their d., to Priscilla, their dau.
    To son & extr., John Jessay Lister, the land I live on, negro man Stiffin, negro boy Robben, negro girl Aimey, & all my m. e.
    Witn: Isaiah Tilghman, Stacey Miles, Robert Beauchamp.
    27 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 90
11 March 755
LANGFORD, THOMAS, Somerset Co.
    To son & extr., Thomas Langford, my dw. plntn.
    To daus. Mary Langford & Ann Price, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson Benjamin Langford, a red heifer.
    Witn: ichd. Green, Meshach Green, John Anderson.
    25 March 1756, sworn to by Rd. Green & John Anderson, & on 29 March 1756, the widow, Judea Langford, claimed what the law allowed.

Liber 30, folio 91
10 Nov. 1755
PERKINS, JOHN, Somerset Co., planter.
    To son JohnPerkins, the plntn. where I live except 30a on the W side Aquintical Br., negro Abraham, my pistols & holsters, & a young horse.
    To son William Perkins, at age 20,  the land I bought of Alaxander Maddux, beg. by a br. by Gideon Tilman cornfield & running to the head of New Town,  the abovesaid 30a, a bed, pewterware, & 3 yrs. schooling betw. 9 & 16.
    To dau. Sarah Purkins, negro Bashshire & 2 yrs. schooling betw. 8 & 15, a bed, & a pistool to make her a ring.
    To dau. Mary Purkins, negro girl Cate, a bed, & 2 yrs. schooling betw. 8 & 15.
    To wife & extr., Mary Purkins, for widhood, my house & plntn., & if she mar., my bro Michael Purkins is to keep my e. till my chldn. come to age.
    Witn: James Hayman, Jonathan Cluff, Teague Rignen.
    22 April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 29 May 1756, the widow elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 92
29 Dec. 1756
BENSTON, GEORGE, Somerset Co., planter.
    To my son & extr., John Benston, Woolven, the plntn. of 100a where I live.
    To son William Benston, negro man Deavey.
    To son Mathias Benston, 1 sh. sterl.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my dau. Betty Miles & my sons John & William Benston.
    Witn: Arsbel Still, George Gullet. Mary Huddux.
     April 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 93
10 March 1754
GAMBELL, ABRAHAM, Dorchester Co.
    To grddau. Mary Gambell, d. o. Abraham Gambell, Jr., decd., 1/2 as much of my p. e. as shall be due each of my chldn.
    To son John Gambell, Hopewell 50a where I dw., but he is not to enter on it till the d. of his mother, my wife, Mary Gambell, & if he survive her & d. under age
21, my friend Phillip French shall take his e. until he is of age.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Mary Gambell, & son Gideon Gambell.
    Witn: John True, Jeemiah Carter, Brien Cavender.
    8 March 1756, sworn to by True & Cavender

Liber 30, folio 94
24 Dec. 1755
FOSTER, THOS., Dorchester Co.
    My m. e. the residue of my m. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my wife & extr., Elizabeth Foster, & my sons Joseph & William; she is to have my land for life, & on her
d., to sd. 2 sons equ. div.
    Witn: James Genn, John Orrell, Owin Macquality.
    27 March 1756, sworn to by Genn & Orrell.

Liber 30, folio 95
1 April 1749
CLARKSON, WILLIAM, Dorchester Co.
    To my eldest son, William, 25a at the W end of Luck, Clarksons Beginning 50a, & The Hasell Nut Thickett 15a.
    To my son James, 25a of Luck.
    To my son Thomas, Clarksons Lott 100a.
    To my son Bazzill, 50a of Clarksons Medow.
    To son Bunasah, on the d. or mar. of his mother, 150a of Luck.
    To my 2 daus.Mary & Lovelizabeth, negro woman Beck & negro girl Led equ. div.
    To my father-in-law, Capt. James Brown, Clarkson Forrest alias Browns Medows.
    To my wife & extrx., Elizabeth, my p. e. for widhood.
    Witn: William Cannon, John Cannon, Jr., John Flower, Absalom Cannon, Elijah Cannon, Matthew Cannon.
    10 March 1756, sworn to by Wm. Cannon & John Flower

Liber 30, folio 96
12 Feb. 1756
JONES, LENNARD, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To my wife, Mary, black mare Bonney (with foal) & 3 head of cattle: Pritty, Phillpale, & Coley.
    To my son Levi Jones, Lemes Mistak 50a, The Friends Assistance 50a, & gray mare Peggy.
    My friend Danniel Jones, planter, is to be grdn. to sd. son till he is 21, & if he d. s. p., to my son Francis & a cow Heart.
    To dau. Seaphanah, a black & white heifer & a black heifer.
    To son Levin, a red & white heifer.
    Witn: Richard Sulivane, Daniel Jones, Neh[emiah] Fromantuly.
    Mary, the widow, refused to stand to the will.
    22 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 97
29 Jan. 1754
INSLEY, JAMES, Dorchester Co.
    To eldest son, Andrew Insley, the lower 75a of Rackhune Ridge, where he dwelled, & on his d., to his 2 daus., Susaner & Rachal Insley, & to them also, part of
Insleys Outlet on the lower side of Rackhune Ridge; also to sd. Andrew, 5 sh.
    To son Francis Insley, 2 sh.
    To son Vallentine Insley, 50a of Andrews Fortten on the Rode Ridge on the upper side of the land I gave James Todd, 10a of Hopper Labour, my clothes, a cow, & 5 sh.
    To son Joseph Insley, a parcel parts of Hamton, Fain, & Andrews Forten adj. Goos Crk. Swamp & Wm. Insley's Land, & if he d. s. p., to Betty Willen's &
Roseaner Willin's chldn.
    To son Jacob Insley, that part of Andrews Fortin betw. Goos Crk. Swamp & BettysLott & Priveledge, & if he d. s. p., to Roseaner & Betty Woollin's chldn.
    To dau. Rachel Anderson, 62a of Insleys Outlett adj. The Vale of Mizery, & if she d. s. p., to my dau. Judah Insley; also to sd. Rachel, negro wench Lucey & 5 sh.
    To dau. Elizabeth Wingate, L 0.2.6.
    To wife, for widhood, my dw. plntn., parts of Andrews Forten, Hamton, Insleys Prevention, Feain, & Bettys Desire, & on her d., to my 2 daus. Roseaner Woolen & Betty Willen; also to sd. wife for widhood, my horse Prince, her side saddle, & The Horse Pasture.
    To dau. Ales Todd, 5 sh.
    To dau. Betty Willen, negro girl Fillis, & to dau. Roseaner Woolen, negro boy Andrew.
    To Susaner & Rachel Insley, d. o. Andrew Insley, the upper part of Insleys Outlett, where my son James Insley lived.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn. Joseph, Jacob, & Judah Insley.
    Extrx: sd. wife [not named].
    Witn: Benja. Todd, Aurthur Hartt, Jno. Woollen.
    12 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Todd & Woollen.

Liber 30, folio 99
30 May 1751
THOMPSON, DOWDEL, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Samuel Thompson, Sparks Choice 250a, Woolvor Hampton 200a, & Barfield 200a.
    My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: John, Sarah, Mary, & Samuel Thompson.
    To my wife & extrx., Hester, my chair & horse.
    Witn: James Calder, Jr., Jas. Anderson, Jeane Chick.
    1 June 1756, sworn to by Anderson & Chick; John Thompson, heir at law, is under age.

Liber 30, folio 99
15 June 1756
DAVIS, PHILLIP, Queen Anns Co., labourer.
    To Josias Reed, s. o. Nathaniel Reed, Jr., such of my appl. as are now locked up in my chest at sd. Nathaniel's.
    To Francis Horton, my chest & 20 sh.
    The residue of my p. e., equ. div., to my 2 friends & extrs., William Heath & Andrew Shepherd.
    Witn: John Fields, Andrew Cockerill.
    21 June 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 100
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JACKSON, MARY [signed Mary Derochbrun], Queen Anns Co.
    To grddaus. Mary, Elizabeth, & Rebecca Jackson, all my cattle, sheep, & hhold furn. except a bed to grddau. Rebecca Jackson, d. o. Benjamin Jackson.
    To grddau. Mary Jackson, d. o. Thos. Jackson, my riding horse & bridle.
    To son & extr., Thomas Jackson, all debts due me.
    To dau. Elizabeth Sigar, 2 of my best gowns.
    To sister Rebecca Saddle, a pattern for a gown & a black handkerchief.
    Witn: Thos. Jackson [not the extr.], Lewis Derothbrug.
    27 May 1756, sworn to by Jackson & Derochbrune.

Liber 30, folio 101
23 June 1755
SUDLER, JOSEPH, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Emary Sudler, Sudlers Fountaine, which I live on, Sudlers Purchase, & Sudlers Island, my best gun, & the clock that stands in the hall.
    To 3 of my sons, Joseph, John, & & Thomas Sudler, Shedmar, 800a lying up Chester I bought of Mr. Walter Smith; to son Thomas, the part on the S side the
Cappell Rd. adj. the land Capt. John Seger lives on & bought of Daniel Newnam; Joseph's part being the plntn he dw. on, & I give him Davenishes Chance, 15a  I bought of Richard Scatten; & if 2 of my sd. sons d. s. p., the part I gave to son Thomas to my youngest son, Benjamin.
    To son John, negro lad Samm & negro girl Darkey, & 2 good b eds.
    To son Thomas, negro boy Jacob, s. o. Old Juday, & negro girl Boytha, & 2 good beds.
    To son Benja., Shepperds Forrest, 200a that lies up Chester I bought of Wm. Clasan & Thos. Butler, negro woman Sabina, her son negro boy Jacob& negro girls Moll & Beck, & 2 good beds.
    To dau. Mary Ann, 218a up Chester, 150a of which I bought of Thos. & Morris Cloke, negro woman Dynah, negro boy Phill, negro girls Sarah, Susannah, &
Grace, & 2 good beds.
    To wife & extrx., Ann Sudler, negro men Bandley & Catan, negro women Juday & Phillis, & negro girl Hannah, white servant man Andrew Hensman, a weaver, & 2 good beds, a chaise horse Rock, & L 60.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among 4 of my chldn: John, Thomas, Benjamin, & Mary Ann.
    Witn: William Price, Marmad. Goodhead, Jr., Elias Meconniken, Johann Christian [Port].
    25 June 1756, sworn to by Price, Meconniken, & Port in presence of Emory Sudler, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 103
28 April 1756
DOWNS, HAWKINS, Queen Anns Co.
    To sons Solomon & Aron, my 2 parts of Milford & Parkers Freshes, in Tuccahoe Neck, the county road from Tuccahoe Bridge to Vincent Price's to be the div.
line, & son Solomon to have my dw. plntn. & make over to son Aaron that part of Milford on the E side sd. road given to his mother by her father, Thos. Baynard.
    To son Nathan, Porters Folly, 100a on the W side Tuccahoe Crk.& L 3.10
    To dau. Esther, L 12 when required.
    To dau. Margaret, at age 16 or mar., L 12.
    To dau. Mary, at age 16 or mar. L 8 & negro girl Sylvia.
    To Henrietta Hicks, L 12.
    My dau.-in-law Mantzey is to have the tuition of my daus. Margaret & Mary
    Extrs: sons Solomon & Aaron.
    Witn: Francis Sevens, John Clemens, Richard Bucknell.
    14 May 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of Solomon Downs, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 104
16 Jan. 1754
WILLSON, JAMES, Queen Anns Co.
    To wife & extrx., Hannah Willson, for widhood, my dw. plntn. & my part of Willson's Chance & Willson's Chance Addition & all my p. e.
    To son Solomon Willson, after his mother's widhood, Willson's Chance Adition.
    To son Nathan Willson, after his mother's widhood, Willson's Chance.
    To my chldn. - James, William, Elisha, Mary, & Rebeckah Willson - equ. div., after their mother's widhood, all my p. e.
    Witn: Robb Hardcastle, Solomon Kenton, John Cooper, Jr., Jas. London.
    27 May 1755, sworn to by Hardcastle & Cooper & affirmed by Kenton (Quaker) in presence of Solomon Willson, heir at law, & the widow chose 1/3 the e.

Liber 30, folio 106
4 March 1756
PURNELL, WILLIAM, Tuckahoe Neck, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To dau. Mary, negro girl Daffeney, a bed. a horse worth L 7, & a saddle worth L 4.
    To my wife & extrx., Rebeckah, the residue of my e.
    Witn: Giles Hicks, Rachel Groves, Val[entine] Green.
    20 May 1756, sworn to by Groves & Green.

Liber 30, folio 106
18 Oct. 1747
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER, of Annapolis, Physitian.
    To wife & extrx., Margaret Hamilton, all my e. r. & p., but if she have a child, 1/3 to her & 2/3 to sd. child.
    Witn: E[dward] Dorsey, John Gordon, H[enry] Cummings.
    15 July 1756, sworn to by Gordon & Dorsey.

Liber 30, folio 107
24 Sept. 1743
SAINT  LARANCE, NICHOLAS, [Anne Arundel Co.]
    To son Nicholas & dau. Mary Woolf, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To son & extr., William, my dw. plntn., part of Roper Gray 106a.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw.William, Elenor, & Ambrose St. Larance.
    Witn: Edmd. Wayman, Richard Welsh, Elizab[eth] Iiams.
    27 Jan.1756, sworn to by Wayman, & 2 Feb. 1756, sworn to by Welsh.

Liber 30, folio 108
    31 Oct. 1755, Martha Rogers, [Anne Arundel Co.], gave up the admin. of the e. of her mother, Lucinda Rogers, to her bro. William Rogers. [Wills 30, folio 3].

Liber 30, folio 108
    30 March 1756, John Humphrys released to Elijah Robinson of Anne Arundel Co., his right to the admin. of the e. of Matthew Hawkins except a legacy to John
Humphris of sd. co. [See Liber 30, folio 7.]

Liber 30, folio 108
9 Dec. 1755
FRENCH, EALICE, Anne Arundel Co.
    To son-in-law Benja. French, negro man James.
    To Mary Brown, wife of Joseph Brown, my riding horse Blew Shirt & my saddle.
    To myu cozin & extr., John Trott, the residue.
    Witn: Harrison Lane, Robert French, Suaner French.
    6 May 1756, sworn to by Lane.

Liber 30, folio 109
15 Jan. 1756
THOMPSON, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To my wife, Ann Thompson, for life, my dw. plntn, 100a of Barbadoes, & on her d., to my son George Thompson, & they are to be my extrs.
    To my dau. Martha Thompson, negro girl Catharine.
    To dau. Anne Thompson, negro boy Mark.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among sd. wife & sonsJohn, William, Thomas, &Samuel Thompson.
    Witn: Wm. Cooms, William Thompson, Jno. Gardlett.
    1 June 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of George Thompson, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 110
23 March 1750/1
MACCATEE, PATRICK, Sr., Charles Co., planter.
    To my wife, Ann Maccatee, for life, the 65a adj. Mr. Chandler's land & on Mattawoman Br. my house is on, & on her do., to my youngest son Ebednego, & if
he d. s. p., to my son Edmond Maccatee, & if he d. s. p., to son Thomas Maccatee - sd. 3 sons to be left to themselves at age 18.
    Extrx: sd. wife.
    Witn: Dan McPherson, Edmund Maccatee, Thomas Maccatee,
    12 June 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., the heir at law being absconded & therefore not present.

Libere 30, folio 111
3 March 1756
COLLINS, CHARLES, [Kent Co.]
    To son Charles, daus. Mary, Martha, & Elizabeth, son John, & daus. Ann & Sarah, 1 sh. apiece.
    To Elizabeth, my wife & extrx., the residue.
    Witn: Frances Hynson, Nathl. Hynson, Jr., DarbyHands.
    21 May 1756, sworn to by Nathl. Hynson & DarbyHands.

Liber 30, folio 112
20 April 1756
DAVIS, MARY, [Kent Co.]
    To dau. Mary Nock, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To son James Hacket, a young hog.
    To dau. Rebeccah Canaday, the residue incl. 7 bu. of wheat due from James Smith.
    Extr: my son John Canaday.
    Witn: James Smith, William Mears, Kenvin Wroth.
    15 May 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 113
30 April 1756
SCOTT, CHARLES, Kent Co.
    My e. r. & p. is to be sold, except negro boy Andrew, which I give to Mr. Robert Sterling, & negro boy Jacob, which, with 1/4 lot in Chester Town, I give to my
dau. Martha Scott.
    To my wife & extrx., Ann Scott, who I hope will give my chldn. such education as Alexander Williamson thinks proper.
    Witn: Jno, Williamson, Rd. Porter, William Blay Tilden.
    4 June 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn, & 10 June 1756, the widow elected her 1/3 of the p. e. & her dower in the r.e

Liber 30, folio 114
31 May 1756
LUCAS, THOMAS, Prince George's Co.
    To son Burton Lucas, my dw. plntn. with the residue of the land adj., except 100a for son Basil Lucas, & negro girl Amy, 2 beds, other hhold furn., & cattle.
    To dau. Margaret Hamilton, negro girl Hannah.
    To son Basil Lucas, negro girl Henrietta.
    To son Thomas Lucas, negro boy James.
    To dau. Sarah Peddicoart, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To son Burton Lucas, negro wench Jane.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn. by Col. George Beall & William Young.
    Witn: James Burns, William Pierce, JohnFlint, Jr.
    24 June 1756, sworn to by Burns & Flint.

Liber 30, folio 115
7 March 1756
FRASHIER, JOHN, Baltimore Town & County.
    My dw. house, on 2a, is to be sold, & anything left after my debts  is to be equ. div. bet. my 2 daus. Mary & Sarah Frashier.
    To my 2 sons, Alexander & John Frashier, equ. div,  250a of Eastern Part of Todds Forrest, & if both sd. sons d. s. p., to sd. 2 daus. equ. div.
    To my 2 sd. daus., equ. div., Deep Point, 1a at the beg. of Baltimore Town & Elizabeth Diligece 50a, & if either d. before age 16 . . .
    Thompsons Trust, on the W side of Weston Run on the edge of the Barrens of Gunpowder with a caution in the hands of Nicho. Gay, is to be sold.
    The residue is to be div. among my 4 shldn.
    Extrx: wife, Eleanor Frashier.
    Witn: Wm. Rogers, Wm Askew, D. Henry Noll.
    2 June 1756, sworn to by Rogers & Noll

Liber 30, folio 116
18 July 1756
MAXWELL, DAVID, Baltimore Co., farmer.
    To wife, Margaret, for widhood, 80a of Dunmarrow, where I dw., & on her d., to son James Maxwell.
    To sons Thos. & David Maxwell, equ. div., the residue of my land, allowing my dau. Elizth. the privelege of 10a till the return of her husb., Robert Gallaspie.
    To dau. Elizabeth Gallaspie, L 50, & a house is to be built for her on sd. 10a at the expense of her 3 bros.
    To son James, at age 21, my copper still & & worm; to son Thomas, my best riding horse; & to son David all my doctors' books.
    The rest of my p. e. is to be eu. div. among sd. wife & sons Thomas & David Maxwell.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Margaret, & son Thomas Maxwell.
    Witn: Jas. Brice, Jos[eph] Renshaw, Mannasseth Finne.
    4 Aug. sworn to by all 3 witn

Liber 13, folio 118
7 Jan. 1756
RICHARDSON, NATHAN, Baltimore Co.
    To my wife, Hannah Richardson & her heirs by me, these 6 negroes - men Tom,Harry & Sam, women Priss & her girl Milly & Mirinna - but if she has no issue by me, to my chldn. by my first wife; also to sd. wife, for life, a quart silver tankard, & on her d. to my dau. Eliabeth, but if she is d., to my dau. Margaret, & if she
is d., to my dau. Sarah; also to sd. wife, a bed that stands in the hall chamber, my 2-wheel chaise & my horse Ranter, but if she d., to my mother-in-law, Magaret Webster; also to sd. wife, young horse & mare, old horse Dick, horse Jockey, & other livestock.
    To son Wm. Richardson if he live to age 21, negro lad Jo, my new desk, a bed, & an old silver spoon with his grdfather's mark
    To dau. Elizabeth Richardson, negro woman Hagor, a chest of drawers, a book case, a bed, & an old silver spoon.
    To son Nathan Richardson, boy Tom, 6 leather chairs, an old desk, a bed, a 10-gal. pot, & a silver spoon.
    To son Daniel Richardson, negro boy Jimmy I had from Sparrows Point.
    To dau. Margaret Hill Richardson, negro boy George.
    To dau. Sarah Richardson, negro boy Toby.
    To bro.-in-law, Isaac Webster, negro boy Jim that lives at the mannor quarter.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my wife & 6[sic] chldn: William, Elizabeth, Nathan, Daniel, & Sarah.
    Extrs: sd. wife & bro.-in-law Isaac Webster.
    Witn: [Dr.] Jas. Macgill, Jno. Kidd, Jno. Bond, [Major] Wm. Dallam.
    5 Aug. 1756, sworn to by Macgill & Dallam & affirmed by Bond (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 119
11 Aug. 1753
MacCARTY, TIMOTHY, [Dorchester Co.]
    To Mary MacCarty, d.o. Lammas MacCarty & Sarah, his wife, Pleasant, 50a on the S side Robbins Br., livestock, 2 beds at age 18.
    To my grddau. Ann Smith, d. o. Mary Oursly, a cow & calf, a bed, & horse Diamond, & to dau. Mary Oursly, 1 sh.
    To son Lammas MacCarty 1 sh.
    Extr: grddau. Mary MacCarty.
    Witn: Isa[ac] Brinton, Ann Brinton.
    2 April 1756, sworn to by Ann Brinton, Isaac Brinton being d.
    17 Nov. 1755, James Holland swore that last Friday (14 Nov. 1755) in the night Timothy McCarthy told him he desired his grdson William McCarty to have his land & his grddau. Mary McCarty to have the rest o his e. Elianor Melvil & Elizabeth Pearson say about the same, adding that sd. Wm. was s.o. Lammas.

Liber 30, folio 120
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PLUMMER, MARGRET, St. Mary's Co.
    To George Bissco, my extr., Asbuston Oak 50a.
    To Jestanuall Greenwell, Elizabeth Peack, & Tho. Bissco, a bed apiece.
    To Monokey Peak, a kettle.
    To John Guyther, my spoon moulds.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my sister's chldn:, except Ann Hall & James Greenwell.
    To Jestenuall Hall, s. o. John Hall, a heifer.
    To Mary Peack's chldn., my wearing appl.
    Witn: Francis Michell, John Mackmillion, John Guyther.21 June 1756, sworn to by Mackmillian & Guyther.

Liber 30, folio 121
18 April 1756
COMBS, ENOCH, St. Mary's Co.
    To 2 sons, Enoch Combs & William Combs, the land I live on & the land I bought of Basil Brooke, to be div. by sd. Wm by a line from where James Pike lives
to the land of Capt. John Attaway Clarke, where Leonard Greenwell lives on Potomac Rside, & if either son d. s. p., his land to my son Bennet, provided he make
over to my son Ignatius the part of 2 lots in Leonard Town this will gives him & 10a of land adj. I attached to the effects of Thos. Blackhurst, & if both sd. sons d.s. p., sd. lands are to be equ. div. among my surviving sons.
    To son Enoch, these negroes: Tom, Will, Sue, Monica, Abraham, & Sarah.
    To son William, these negroes: Ben, Kate, Barbary, Nisey, & Flora.
    To son Ignatius these negros: Rhode, Phillip, Agness, Teresia, Matthue, & James.
    To son Bennet, these negroes: Matthias, Daniel, Henrietta, Rachel, Henrietta,  & George.
    To wife, Mary Combs, these negroes: Old Tom, Betty, Old James, Pegg, Peter, & Lucy.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Combs, & son Enoch Combs.
    Witn: William Williams, Nicholas Mills, James Roach.
    6 July 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will as to the p. e. & elected her 1/3 of the r. e.

Liber 30, folio 122
3 May 1748
TINNEY, JOHN, of the parish of the Revd. George Murdock in Prince George's Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Ann Tinney, all my e.
    Witn: John Ramsey, Robert Patricks.
    18 June 1756, sworn to by Ramsey  before Reverdy Ghiselin, Depy. Commy., Frederick Co.

Liber 30, folio 123
5 Dec. 1755
NEDELS, ELIZABETH, Talbot Co.
    To my daus. Elizabeth, Julaner, & Jane, equ. div., a dozen large silver spoons & the residue of my p. e.
    To son Edward Nedels, 6 silver tea spoons.
    To dau. Julaner Nedels, my riding mare.
    Extr: son Edward Nedels.
    Witn: David Robinson, Israel Cox.
    20 May 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 123
22 July 1756
GEORGE, JOSEPH, [Kent Co.]
    To son Joseph George, the plntn. I dw. on, but if he d. s. p., to his bro. [not named] next in age, & to my daus. [not named] liberty of living there till they mar.
    To son Bartlet George, my plntn. on Batemans Br..
    To son Joseph George, negro man & woman Hazard & Dinah, & he is to pay to his 2 bros.[not named] that have no land L 20 each in 2 yrs. after they are 21.
    To dau. Sarah, negro girl Grace& L 40.
    To dau. Rachel, negro girl Jane.
    To son James, negro girl Peg.
    To son Richard, negro boy Pomp.
    To son Bartly, negro girl Kate, who is to be brought up by dau. Sarah till son Bartlet arrives at age.
    Extrs: son-in-law William Trew & son Josep[h].
    Witn: Abrm. Milton, Joseph Milton, Ann Milton.
    14 Aug. 1756, affirmed by all 3 witn (Quakers).
 
  Liber 30, folio 124
19 June 1756
PORTER, JOHN, Kent Co.
    To son Henry Porter, all my lands in Kent Co., but if he d. s. p. under 21, to wife, Sarah, & if she d. s. p., to sister-in-law Jane Porter for life, & if she d. s. p., to my bro. Richd. Porter.
    If my bro. Thomas Porter fail to pay the balance of L 200 he owes me under the will of my father, Richd. Porter, for Kimbles Industry, in Talbot Co., within 2 mos. of my d., it is to be sold, & after the balance of the L 200 is paid, the overplus be paid to sd. Thomas.
    To sisters Alice Porter & Ann Elbut, each L 15.
    My extrx. is to submit matters unsettled between me & Mr. John Williamson as admr. of Capt, Henry Rippin & grdn, to my sd. wife to Messrs.
Bedingfield Hands & John Bordly.
    Extrx: sd. wife, Sarah.
    Witn: Wm. Murray, Charles Heust, Eliz[abeth] Games.
    29 July 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 126
7 July 1756
COLE, THOMAS, Kent Co., farmer.
    To undutiful cousin Morgan Conneway, 1 sh. sterl.
    To wife & extrx., Marga[r]et, all my e.
    Witn: George Fountain, Nicolas Boyer, Jacob Linegar.
    29 July 1756, sworn to by Boyer & Linegar.

Liber 30, folio 126
23 July 1756
CRACKLIN, SARAH, Kent Co.
    To Jean Robuts, my extr., all my p. e., in the hands of John Kennard, Sr.
    Witn: Nathl. Kennard, John Kennard, Jane Kennard.
    2 Aug. 1756, sworn to by Nathaniel & John Kennard.

Liber 30, folio 127
24 June 1756
BECK, CALEB, Kent Co.
    To wife, Mary Beck, for life, all my land., & on her d., to Joseph Browne, s. o. Jane Younger alias Browne, Calebs Dicovery, & if he d. s. p., to cousin Caleb Becks ; to sd. wife also, my m. e., & on her d., to sd. Joseph Brown, & for want of heirs, to cousin Caleb Beck.
    Witn: Thomas Abell, Robt. Peacock, Richard Peacock.
    19 August 1756, sworn to by Rbt. & Rchd. Peacock.

Liber 30, folio 128
21 Sept. 1754
GRIFFITH, GEORGE, Kent Co.
    To wife, Eliza. Griffith, 2 negroes, Toby & Sweiqa.
    To son Sam.l. Griffith, all my land, a desk inlaid, & 2 negroes, Tutre & Putt, & if he d. s. p., sd. land to dau.Hannah.
    To dau. Martha Ann Witchcoat, negro girl Nann.
    To dau. Hannah, negro boys Jim & Toby & a desk.
    The residue is to be div. betw. my wife & 3 chldn.
    Extrs: wife Elizth., son Samll., & son-in-law Paul Witchcoat.
    Witn: William Strong, Ellener [Strong], W[illiam] Hynson.
    29 July 1756, sworn to by Wm & Eleanor Strong

Liber 30, folio 129
31 July 1756
HICKMAN, ELIZABETH, Kent Co.
    To dau. Ann Hickman, L 5, & my plntn. is to be sold.
    To my chldn. John Hickman, Andrew Hickman, Elizabeth Gilbert, AnnHickman, & Thomas Hickman, the residue of my e. equ. div..
    My sons John Hickman & Andrew are to remain in the care of my extr. until they are bound to trades, & Andrew is not to be bound until he is 16.
    Extr: son-in-law: Thoms Gilbert.
    Witn: Eben[eze]r Reyner, John Gilbert, Sarah Reyner.
    2 Aug. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 129
10 June 1756
DASHIELL, CLEMENT, Somerset Co.
    To dau. Mary Dashiell, 2 negroes, Galloway & Priss, & gray mare Spring.
    To dau. Sarah Dashiell, 2 negroes, Jim & Young Jane, & a young bay mare Cloe.
    To son Joseph Dashiell, the plntn I live on, part of Dashiells Lott & Chance, 450a given me by my father, George Dashiell, 10 Jan. 1742, & negro boy Simon.
    To son Clement Dashiell, 3 negroes, Sophia, Brislot, & Rachel.
    To dau. Nancey Dashiell, 3 negroes, Sum, Nell, & Levi.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Dashiell, 2 negroes, Coffey & Old Jane, silver tea spoons & tongs, the bed where she usually sleeps, & for her widhood, the use of the land I gave to son Josiah Dashiell, but if she mar. only 1/3 sd. land.
    My 3 daus. Mary, Sarah, & Nancy Dashiell, until they are of age or marry, I leave to the care of my wife.
    To bro. Luther Dashiell, my clothes & silver watch.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: Mary, Sarah, Josiah, Clement, & Nancy shiell.
    If both sd. wife & bro. LutherDashiell d. during minority of chldn., my bro. Thomas Dashiell shall have their care.
    The cleared land on the upper part of my land where John Mears is not to be kept under fence.
    Witn: Charles Leatherbury, Benj. Cottman, William Gray, Isaac Dashiell.
    20 July 1756, sworn to by Leatherbury, Cottman, & Gray.

Liber 30, folio 131
6 Feb. 1756
ATKINSON, JOSHUA, Worcester Co., planter.
    For her widhood & till my son Benjamin Atkinson is 20 yrs. old my wife is to have the part of my plntn. next Naseango Crk. & adj. my bro. Samuel Atkinson &
my son James Atkinson as William Nelson divided it.
    To son James Atkison, the land to the W of the aforementioned & my negro fellow Prince.
    To son Benjamin, the land E of sd. line betw. me & son James, but if sd. Benja. d. s. p., to son Angelo Atkison.
    To wife, Elizabeth Atkison, for widhood, negro fellows Cuge & Frank, negro wench Bess, negro fellow Hector, negro wench Pleasant, provided son Joshua At-
kison never return, the money Wm. Bartholomew Townsend owes me, livestock, & farm implements.
    To son Isaac Atkison, negro wench Moreah & her son Shedrich
    To son William Atkison, negro wench Pegg, & to sd. Isaac & William, Mr. Nathaniel Whiteker's bond, the bond I gave Col. Robt. King, Elisha Mills' bond, the
judgment against Terret Weyly.
    To son Benja. Atkison, negro wench Leah, my still, & best hand mill.
    To son Angeloe Atkison, negro wench Doll, negro girl Jude, negro boy Jacob, & the place Benja. Butler lives on.
    To dau. Nancy, negro wench Aimmy, negro girl Rodda, & the desk called mine.
    To dau. Lizzy, negro girls Hannah & Florie & a desk to be bought.
    The rest of my p. e. is to be div. among my chldn: Joshua, Isaac, William, Benjamin, Angeloe, Nanny, & Lizzy.
    Extrs: wife, Elizabeth Atkison, & Isaac, my son
    Witn: M[ilb]y Atkinson, Stringer Tilney, James Murray.
    4 Aug. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 133
30 Sept. 1754
BRITTINGHAM, WILLIAM, Pocomoke, Worcester Co.
    To son John Brittingham, on his mother's d., Calf Pasture Point, 150a in Virginia, for want of heirs, to his bro. William Brittingham.
    To wife & extrx., Frances Brittingham, for life, 1/3 my land & negroes Pleasant, Selby, Lucy, & Phebe, & on her d. to my chldn. John, William, Rachel, Sarah, &
Francis Brittingham.
    Also to son John, William's Desire 350a, & for want of heirs, to his bro. William Brittingham.
    To dau. Rebecca Brittingham, for life, negro man Nimrod, & on her d., to grddau. Sarah Brittingham.
    To dau. Sophia Brittingham, negro man Harry, on the day of her mar., & for want of heirs, to all chldn.
    To Livinah Brittingham, negro woman Old Rose & negro girl Mall, & for want of heirs, to all chldn.
    To dau. Betty Brittingham, on sd. wife's d., 2 negroes, Rose &Dick, & for want of heirs, to son William Brittingham & dau. Francis Brittingham.
    The residue, equ. div., to my chldn: John, William, Sarah, Francis, Sophia, Levina, Betty, & Rachel Brittingham.
    Witn: Robt. Nairne, Jessey Brittingham, Beaverly Brittingham.
    1 June 1756, sworn to by Nairne & Jessey Brittingham, Beaverly Brittingham being at sea, & 2 July 1756, the widow elected to have her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 135
26 May 1756
HARDY, JAMES, Worcester Co., planter.
    To wife, Susaniah, her saddle & 1/3 my e. r. & p.
    To son Isaac Hardy, my dw. plntn.& land to the W of a marked white oak on the N side Broad Crk. Br. & near the cypress swamp.
    To son William Hardy, L 10 & land to the E of sd. white oak, & he is to serve as an apprentice taylor to Jehu Claypoole till he is 18.
    To 2 grdsons, James & William Jones, s. o. Mathias Jones, L 10 equ. div.
    To dau. Temperance Jones, wife of Mathias Jones, 1 sh. sterl.
    The residue is to be equ. div.among my 5 chldn: Isaac, William, May Claypool (wife of Jehu Claypool), Trayn, & Acworth.
    Extrs: wife, Susaniah, & son Isaac Hardy
    Witn: Joseph Collins, Jonathan Ball, Esther Tulley.
    2 July 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Susannah Hardy, the widow, stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 136
19 March 1756
MOROW, ELIZABETH, Worcester Co.
    To walter Parnall, cattle.
    To son Donken Morow, a set of iron dogs & 2 silver spoons.
    To grdson Donken Morow, a breeding heifer.
    To grddau. Reatheren Morow, a you lamb.
    To son Isaac Morow, negro fellow Bristow, a yoke of oxen, a mare, 2 silver spoons, & his choice of the beds upstairs.
    To son David Morow, negro fellow Lonan, the bed in the front room upstairs, & 2 silver spoons.
    To dau. Mearey Morow, the bed I lie on, negro wench Sara, 3 silver tee spoons, a clous basket, & my horse & saddle sons David & Isaac is to have no part in.
    To dau. Rachel Sturt, the bed she lies on & a cow & calf.
    To dau. Elisebeth Taylor, a set of green curtains
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my son Isac, David, & Meary Morow.
    Witn: Nathl. Ramsay, Peter Tone, George Cochran.
    26 June 1756, Tone & Cochran swear they saw Elizabeth Murray, the testator, sign above will.

Liber 30, folio 137
6 Dec. 1755
TAYLOR, JOHN, Worcester Co.
    To wife, Mary, for life, all my land.
    To son & extr., John Taylor, all my land, on condition my son Ephraim be free to get a living on it, but if sd. son John d. s. p., to son Nehemiah Taylor.
    To chldn. Rebecca Taylor, William Taylor, Mary Oneal,  Hugh Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor, & Sarah, wife to Pharir Chipman, Jr., 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son Ephraim Taylor, a bed & a cow & calf.
    To grdson Hugh O'neal, at age 18, a heifer.
    To [grd?]dau. Mary O'neal, at age 16, a bed.
    Witn: John Hou[sten], Sr., William Winright, John Swain.
    1 June 1756, sworn to by Housten & Winright, 6 July 1756 sworn to by Swain, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 139
16 May 1756
[COLLIER, THOS., Sr., Worcester Co.]
    To wife, Ann Collear, for life & on her d., to dau. Ann Colliar, negro boy Sezar, mulatto girl Sarah, negro woman Gace, 2 best beds, other hhold furn, & stock.
    The residue is to be div. betw. sons Thomas & John Colliar< dau. Ann is to apply to James Muer for advice.
    Negro woman Venus & her child Sipp are to be sold.
    Witn: John Short, Charles Williams.
    30 July 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 139
27 April 1756
PARREMORE, BENJAMIN, Somerset Co., planter.
    To son Joseph Parremore, a large pewter dish, a Bible, a gun, & Parrimores Misfortune 50a, & if he d. s. p., to my bro. Joseph Parremore.
    To wife & extr. [not named], 1/3 the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: John Williams, John Galloway, Mitchell Relph.
     28 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 140
13 Aug. 1754
KING, SARAH, Somerset Co., widow.
    To grdson Robert Dashiell, negro woman Rachel, one more now with James Matremorie, a chest, my best bed, a 3-gal. glass bottle, other hhold furn., & a plow.
    To grdson Hast Dashiell, a horse, a chest with a lock, my next best bed, other hhold furn., a pr. gold sleeve buttons marked MD, & a plow chain.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Dashiell, a trunk, a silver cloak clasp, a brass candle stick, & a box iron & heaters.
    To grddau. Marth Dashiell, negro child now at the breast of negro Rachel, a silver teaspoon, a brass candle stick, a punch bowl, & 2 puter plates
    To grdson Wm. Francis Dashiell, a cow & calf, a punch bowl, 2 puter plates, & 2 earthen plates.
    To grddau. Sarah King Matremorie, negro man Tite (not to be reckoned pt. of her husb's e.), a silver spoon, clothes, & my riding saddle.
    To dau. Rebecca Dashiell, a silk petticoat, a striped callico gown, a silver snuff box, & a pr. of stays.
    To son John Stuart, negro man Mager & a loom.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Waills, a checkered linen gown & a quilted petticoat.
    To grdson William Stuart & grddau. Ann Stuart, each a ewe & lamb.
    To Joseph Waills (a child), son to Danl. Waills, 2 yard of fine Holland to make him a coat.
    To Elinor Russell. a striped twilled petticoat made of country cloth.
    Extrs: grdson Danl. Waills & Day Scott, who are to bury me at the old burying place at Wiccocomico, where my chldn. are buried.
    The residue is to be div. among my grdchldn., chldn. of William Dashiell now dcd. & Rebecca Dashiell, now wife of George Dashiell.
    Witn: Sar[a]h Quatermas, William Donoho.
    7 Sept 1756, sworn  to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 142
19 Aug. 1756
GIBBENS, THOMAS, Somerset Co.
    To dau. Mary Gibbens, negro girl Pashenes.
    To dau. Ann Gibbens, negro boy Tobey.
    To son Solomon Gibbens, negro woman Bess (that belonged to my mother).
    To son Thomas Gibbens, all my lands & negro boy Joe.
    To dau. Elizabeth Gibbens, L 10 & negro woman Sarah.
    To son Robert Gibbens, negro man Bristow.
    To son John Gibbens, negro woman Pleasant & negro girl Bett.
    My 4 sons - Solomon, Thomas , Robert, & John - are to belearned to read, write, & cypher through the rule of practice before the are 21.
    Extr: Isaiah Tilghman.
    Witn: Elijah Tilghman, William Givens, Margret Tilghman.
    16 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3witn.

Liber 30, folio 143
30 June 1756
LON[G], LEMUEL, Somerset Co., planter.
    To wife, Sarah Long, Wilsons Lot 68a, for widhood, & on her d. or mar., to dau. Mary Lond; also to sd. wife, horse Gray, saddle & bridle, for her widhood for
the good of my young chldn., & on her d. or mar., sd. 68a to son William Long.
    To dau. Mary Lond, negro boy Peter for her maintenance uned the care of sd. wife & son William.
    To son Randolph Long, Long Chance, a piece of marsh, a coat of broad cloth, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Jeffery Long, Long's Delight adj. sd. Randolph's land & 4 pistoles.
    To dau. Sarah Long, negro girl Dinah, a bed, a cow & calf, a years schooling, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Samuel Long, 1 1/2 yr. schooling & my chest.
    To son Wm. Long, all my clothes, provided he give a coat & britches to son Jeffery.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among Wm, Jeffery, Saml., Gean, & Mary, except my wife's 1/3.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Sarah Long, & son William Long.
    Witn: Nehemiah Turpin, Stacey Miles, Jesse Lister.
    11 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 144
9 Jan. 1753
SLYE, SAMUEL, Calvert Co., baptized in the Church of England.
    To son William Slye, all my lands, & the rest of my e. is to be div. among the rest of my chldn. [not named].
    Witn: Aaron Williams, Thos. Cassey, Francis Williams.
    23 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Aaron & Francis Williams.

Liber 30, folio 145
21 July 1756
WILLIAMS, JOHN, Frederick Co., farmer.
    To wife, Mary, for widhood, the plntn. I live on & cattle & horses, except what I give to my chldn., to raise my youngest chldn., Henry, Eleanor, & Esther, but if
she mar., only 1/3 my land & p. e.
    To son Thomas, L 5.
    To dau. Mary, L 15 besides what I have given her, L 11.15.11.
    To dau. Margret, L 3 besides what I have given her, L 30.
    To dau. Jean, L 30 besides what I have given her, L 6.12.5.
    To dau. Martha, L 30, Nimble's elder calf & a milk cow.
    To daus. Eleanor & Esther, 100a, 50a lately taken up & 50a of Wilson's Round About &  Fancy, & either may have the whole 100a by paying the other L 50.
    To son Henry, the plntn. I live on except his mother's dowry, 2 good work horses, a cow, & a plow & tackling.
    Extrs: William Shields & William Blair.
    Witn: Alexander McKeen, Hanah Ramsey, John McClelen.
    18 Aug. 1756, sworn to by McKeen & Ramsey & affirmed by McClelen (Protestant dissenter).

Liber 30, folio 147
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RAWLINS, JOHN, Frederick Co.
    To Sophia Rawlins, 2 negroes, James & Moll.
    To son John, on his mother's d. & at age 18, Beginning, negro Harry, & mulatto Friday.
    To son William, on his mother's d., Lost Hatchet, Hopson's Choice, negro girl Clare, mulatto Robinson Crusoe.
    To dau. Mary Hermitton, negro girl Rose & a breeding mare Phenix.
    To dau. Elizabeth, negro boy Pompey, negro girl Cloe, a bed, 2 cows & calves, a young natural pacing mare come of Phenix, & L 5 cash.
    Extrx: wife, Sophia.
    Witn: Alexander eid, James Veatch, Jona[than] Markland.
    10 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Veatch & Markland.

Liber 30, folio 148
2 June 1755
LOCKERMAN, ANN, [Dorchester Co.]
    To niece Jean Fishwick, d. o. my sister Sarah Danial, the child my negro wench Dido goes with.
    To niece Charlotte Henry, d. o. my sister Dorothy Henry, negro girl Peg, child of my negro wench Corella.
    To niece Katurah Henry, d. o. my sister Dorothy Henry, negro girl Alse, child of negro wench Comfort.
    To dau. & extrx., Ann Billings, the residue of my e. r. & p. & what I possd. when I mar.my late husb., Mr. Govert. Lockerman, now in Chancery.
    Witn: Robert Darnall, Sophia Smith, Esther Mahon.
    10 June. 1756, sworn to by Darnall & Mahon.

Liber 30, folio 148
[10] Oct. 1756
EVERIN, DAVID, [Baltimore Co.]
    11 Oct. 1756, Chrisr. Davis, Thomas Russaell, & John York, all of Baltimore swore that David Evirin, who d.about seven last night, about 10 o'clock in the
forenoon declared that all his effects he gave to his wife, Constant Everin, for life if she not mar., but if she did, only the 1/3 the law allows & the rest to his dau.
Jane.

Liber 30, folio 149
4 Nov. 1747
CRABTREE, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Jane Crabtree, for widhood, my dw. plntn. with 150a of the SW end & an Irish servant lad Alexander Anderson, & on her d., both to son William Crabtree.
    To son Thomas Crabtree, a servant man Saml. Webb owes me.
    To son John Crabtree, 150a adj. where he lives (the NE part) & negro boy Duke, but he is to pay L 5 each to his bros. James & Saml. Crabtree.
    My sd. wife is to have her 1/3 of my p. e., the residue is to be equ. shared by my 5 sons & 3 daus. [not named].
    Witn: Thomas Bond, Jac[ob] Bond, Rebecca Puttee.
    9 Oct. 1756, affirmed by Jacob Bond (Quaker).

Lib 30, folio 150
16 June 1756
HORNER, THOMAS, Baltimore Co.
    To 2 sons, James & William Horner, William's Chance, equ. div.
    To son James, negro girl Phillis & a bed.
    To son William, negro girl Nan & a new bed, & he & James are to be bound out at age 14 & to be of age at 20.
    To dau. Casandra Horner, a bed & negro girl Jenne & her increase, except the 1st child to dau. Sarah Horner.
    To dau. Sarah Horner, after the d. of her mother, Grace Horner, negro George & his wife, Jenne, & a bed.
    To dau-in-law Sarah Anderson, a chest of drawers & bay mare Bonny.
    To wife, Grace, for life, the rest of my e., & on her d., to my sd. 4 chldn. equ. div.
    Extrs: Daniel Anderson & his sister Sarah Anderson
    Witn: Henry Stump, Rachel Stump,Elizabeth Mitchel, Daniel Anderson.
    2 Oct 1756, Sworn to by Henry Stump, Elizabeth Mitchel, & Daniel Anderson.

Liber 30, folio 151
14 Sept. 1756
COCKEY, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co., Gent.
    To wife, Constant Cockey, for life, 100a for her to choose, & she is to be grdn. to my chldn. during their minority.
    All lands I have & shall have on the d. of my mother, Elizabeth Baker, are to be div. in two, & the lower 1/2, nearer Baltimore Town, to son John Cockey, & for want of male heirs, to son William Cockey.
    To son William Cockey, the upper 1/2, & for want of male heirs, to son John Cockey, & if both sd. sons d. without male heirs, to my bro. Edward Cockey, &
if he also d. without male heir, to John Cockey, s. o. my uncle Edward Cockey, & if sd. John also d. without male heir, to the heirs of sd. uncle.
    Sd. son John is to make over to sd. son William any land under the will of my father, John Cockey decd.
    To sd. wife, for life, negro men Ben & Dolphin, negro woman Bess, 6 silver teaspoons, tongs & strainer, & a bed.
    To son John Cockey, at age 18, negro man Simon, negro woman Nan, 6 large silver spoons, & a bed.
    To son William Cockey, at age 18, 2 negro boys, Jack & Sam, a large slver tankard, & a bed.
    To dau. Constant Elizabeth Cockey, 2 negro boys, Dick & Harry, a silver can, & a bed.
    To dau. Rachel Cockey, negro Harrietes, 6 silver spoons, a bed, & L 50.
    Ttees: Mr. Joseph Taylor, Mr. William Governe, Capt. Thomas Cockey Dye.
    Witn: Loveless Gorsuch, John Ford, John Bond.
    14 Oct. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow renounced the will & abode by what the law gives her.

Liber 30, folio 154
5 Dec. 1755
AYRES, WILLIAM, Talbot Co.
    To Ayres Newman, Mary Price, wife of Foster Price, Hannah Price, wife of George Price, & Francis Cook, all my lands - Hulls Neck, Studs Point, Ayres's Venture - & all my p. e.[including negroes, not named].
    Extrs: Ayres Newman, George Price, Foster Price, Frances Cook.
    Witn: Trist[ra]m Thomas, John Feaston, George Scott.
    3 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 155
16 March 1756
HARRISS, WILLIAM, Talbot Co.
    To chldn. Mary Corner, William Harriss, Elizabeth Hunt, James Harriss, & Esther Pratt,  1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son Joseph Harriss, bay mare Topp.
    To dau. Margaret Marshall,  pewter dish, 2 pewter plates, & an iron pot
    To son & extr., John Harriss, 2 tracts I live on - Ashferd & Long Neglect - & all my m. e.
    Witn: Andrew Orum, William Ridgaway, Samuel Hopkins.
    27 Aug. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, 156
12 Sept. 1756
BOTFIELD, ABDNAGOE, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son Levia, 1/2 my clothes, saddle & bridle, holsters & pistols & the blue housing, & silver buckles; he is to live with Lambath Beecher till he is 18.
    To son Abednigo, silver buckles, 6 silver teaspoons, & tongs, & 1/2 my clothes; at age 14 he is to be bound to the tailor's trade & at age 20 be fee.
    To dau. Elizabeth, her mother's clothes, bridle & saddle, 2 gold rings, & 1 pr. gold sleeve buttons; she is to live with George Sprouce till she is at age.
    Extr: Lambeek Boocher.
    Witn: Geo. Prouse, James Barrow, Thomas Tibbels.
    18 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn, & Lambeth Booker renounced the extrship.

Lib er 30, folio 157
12 Aug. 1756
CLAGETT, SAMUEL Charles Co., clerk.
    To son Thomas Clagett, Croom, about 500a in Prince George's Co. & negroes Clem & Harery.
    To dau. Prissella Clagett, 127a of Pitchcroft, in Prince George's Co. & 2 negroes, Sue & Kate.
    To the child my wife goes with, 270a of Brock Stale, in Prince George's Co., & to sd. wife, Ann, in trust for the child she is with, New Alford, 80a in William &
Mary Parish, Charles Co. & to sd. wife, 2 negroes, Ben & Pegg, & to sd. child, negroes David & Phill.
    The money I have by me, after my wife's 1/3, is to be equ. div. betw. my 3 chldn: Thomas, Prissilla, & the unborn child.
    Sd. Thomas & Prissilla I leave to their grdfather, Mr. Thomas Gant of Prince George's Co., but if he refuses, to their uncle, Mr. Edwd. Gant of Prince Geo's Co.
    My e. stands indebted to Dr. Gustavus Brown in L 300 sterl. by mar. contract.
    Extrs: sd. wife & bro.-in-law Edward Gant.
    Witn: Rob[ert] Yates, Chas. All[iso]n Ford, Notley Ford.
    Sworn to by both Fords17 Sept. 1756 & by Yates, who wrote it, 20 Sept. 1756, & 28 Nov. 1756 the widow elected her 1/3

Liber 30, folio 159
15 April 1756
NALLY, WILLIAM, Charles Co., planter.
    To William McPherson of Charles Co., whom I owe 10,000 lbs. tob., 50a, pt. of Hundlow's Addition & Georges Rest (lands I bought from my bro. Joseph Nalley), & the rest of my land, & if necessary, negro Tom are to be sold to pay debts.
    To wife & extr., Susan Nalley, the residue.
    Witn: Garrard Boarman, Basel Wathen, James Farrall.
    10 Sept. 1756, sworn to by ll 3 witn.; the heir at law, being a minor, was not present.

Liber 30, folio 160
26 Sept. 1756
YATES, ROBERT, Charles Co.
    Sarah & Chloe Goadys, 2 minors in my care, are to be carried to the first county court to have guardians appointed.
    For the care of Anne, both lame & silly, d. o. my bro. Wm. Yates of Chapell Parish, England, decd., to bro. Abraham Yates of Ridge Hall in sd. parish L 100
sterl.
    The residue is to be sent to Mr. Thomas Midgley of Liverpool, merchant.
    Extrs: James Nivison & Robert Horner of Charles Co., Gent.
    Witn: [Madame] Grace Lee, [Miss] Sarah Letice Lee.
    2 Oct. 1756, sworn to by both witn.; 14 Oct 1756, Mrs. Sarah Yates renounced the will but would have what the law allowed her.
 
 

Liber 30, folio 161
24 May 1752
KENNARD, RICHARD, Kent Co., planter.
    To son John Kennard, Doe Neck, where he lives.
    To my 8 sons - Richard, Steven, Thomas, Michael, Mathew, Howard, Nathaniel, & Daniel - Denbey, where I live.
    My 2 youngest sons, Nathaniel & Daniel, are to be for themseles at age 17.
    Extrx: wife, Mary Kennard.
    Witn: Joshua Beck, Edward Beck, Jno. Younger.
    30 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Edward Beck & John Younger, Joshua Beck having d. before the testator.

Liber 30, folio 162
13 Aug. 1756
PHILLIPS, HENRY, Kent Co.
    To youngest son, James Phillips, 120a next the embrozer.
    To son Henry Phillips, the rest of my lands.
    To dau. Mary Phillips, negro girl Kate.
    To youngest dau., Sarah Phillips, negro girl Jud.
    Extrx: wife, Mary Phillips, & if she d, before my chldn. come of age, my bro. James Strong is to be overseer.
    The extrx. is to make over 11 1/2a @ L 1.15/a to Robert Meek, lying along his land.
    Witn: James Cann, Wm. Apsley, John Buchanan.
    23 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Cann & Apsley.

Liber 30, folio 162
16 Aug. 1756
LOCK, JANE, Kent Co.
    To sister & extrx., Eleanor Holliday, for life, negro girl Doll, & on her d. to her dau. Jane Holliday; also to sd. sister, all my clothes & the residue of my e.
    Witn: Ann Burrance, Tobias Ahmore, Darby Dulany.
    13 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Lbere 30, folio 163
16 Jan. 1754
THOMPSON, JANE, Cecil Co.
    To my mother, a black suit of my clothes & mantle.
    To sister Margaret Thompson, 1/3 my land purchased of David White adj. John Passmore, a L 5-bond in hands of John Bing, cloth, & spinning wheel.
    To Ann, d. o. sd. sister, my calico gown.
    To sister Martha Thompson, the other 2/3 my land, L 10 in James Coweden's hands, bedding furn., clothes, all my putter [sic] except a great coat, which I give
to my sister Elizabeth Thompson.
    As for my funl. expenses, I allow my bro. Mathew to pay 1/3 & my sister Martha the other 2/3.
    Extr: William Maffit.
    Witn: Neil McDonald, Robert Black, John Bailey.
    2 July 1756, sworn to by Neil McDonald & Robert Back, who know nothing of sd. John Bailey.

Liber 30, folio 164
23 March 1756
VAN BEBBER, ADAM, Cecil Co.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Van Bebber, all my e. r. & p.
    Witn: And[re]w Ball, Cathrine Ball, Ledia Parson.
    30 June 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.; Jacob Van Bebber, heir at law, though notified, did not attend.

Liber 30, folio 65
2 March 1756
CRADOCK, BRYAN, Cecil Co.
    To wife, Rachel, the g. & c. now in possn.to raise & school my chldn.; I allow her L 30 of the L 118 sterl. Revd. Parson Joans is to receive for me from England.
    I invest my bro. Silvester Nowland & Hearthy Sappington power to to receive sd. money from sd. Joans & div. it among sd. chldn. when they come to age, the
boys 21 yrs. & the girls 18.
    Witn: Arch[i bald] Finney, Thomas Ryland, Elinar Burck.
    2 June 1756, sworn to by Finney & Ryland.

Liber 30, folio 166
16 April 1755
WHITAM, WILLIAM, Cecil Co.
    To son Benjamin Whitam, all my lands - one from Benjamin Price in the Indians Fields & the other from Peter Bayard, dated 30 Jan. 1755, in Bohemia Manor -
& a cow & calf & a bed.
    To dau. Grace, a bed.
    To 2d dau, Rachel, a cow with a white face.
    To dau. Patience, a cow.
    The residue is to be sold & the money equ. div. among my chldn.
    Extr: son Benjamin Whitam.
    Witn: Rowley Kane, John Ford.
    31 May 1756, sworn to by Ford.

Liber 30, folio 166
4 June 1755
LUM, MICHAEL, Elk River Neck, Cecil Co.
    To 2 sons, Jacob & Michael, 3 tracts - St. Johns Manor, Lum's Venture, & Stony Range - on Elk R., the line betw. them starting at Hitchcocks Bounded Post.
    If one or both sd. sons d. under age or s. p., sd lands to be equ. div. among my 3 daus: Rebecca, Mry, & Rachel.
    The residue of my p. e. to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn - Jacob, Michael, Rebecca, Mary, & Rachel - who are to be educated in the Church of England.
    Extrx: wife, Mary Lum.
    Trustees: John Veazey, Jr., & Robert Heart, to be advised by Michael Earle
    Witn: Peter Boyer, Robert Munley, James Manley, John Gibson.
    12 Aug. 1756, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio168
14th day 8th month 1756
SHEPARD, THOMAS, Cecil Co.
    To 2 daus., Mary Basset & Anne Johnson, equ div., all my lands & the residue of my p. e.
    To cousin Thomas Shepard, s. o. John Shepard of Columpton, Devonshire, Old England, L 50, on his arrival in this Province.
    Extrs:Henry Baker, Andrew Barret, George Johnson.
    Witn: Patrick Donavan, Wm. Allen, Samuel Reynolds.
    1 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Allen & Reynolds.

Liber 30, folio 169
19 March 1756
PEARCE, BENJAMIN, Cecil Co.
    To chldn. Henry Ward Pearce, Andrew Pearce, William Pearce, Elizabeth Pearce, & Mary Pearce each a gold ring, & equ. div., the residue of my p. e.
    If son Henry d. under age or s. p., until son Andrew is 21, dau. Mary is to have 1/2 the rents of the lands he would inherit paid to Sarah Nixon, under whose care she is to be.
    The rents of the lands I enjoy in right of my decd. wife are to be applied to my debts, excluding one claimed by James Paul Heath's extrs. for cash advanced for
me on acct. of William Hutchinson, to whom sd. Heath & Dr. Hugh Mathews were extrs.
    A slave [not named] & as much stock & tob. as will satisfy Joshua Meekins' heirs are to be pd. to John Money, a surety to his e.
    Extrs: son Henry Ward Pearce & friend William Bordley.
    Witn: William Beetle, William Beedle, Jr., Jane Beedle, Rachel Beedle, Thomas Beadle.
    2 June 1756, Wm. Boardley relinquished his right as extr. to the Revd. Mr. Hugh Jones.         Witn: Wm. Pearce.
    5 May 1756, sworn to by Wm., John, Jr., Jane, & Rachel Beedle.

Liber 30, folio 170
14 Dec. 1753
DONALDSON, ELIZABETH, St. Mary's Co.
    To grdson John Donaldson Debuts, negro boys Sam & Jimmey, negro girl Patt, negro girl Jenny, & 1/2 my other e., but if he d. s. p., to dau. Elizabeth Barber & Magdelin Cook & grddaus. Sarah Stodart, d. o. Thos. Stodart & Jennet, his wife, & Elizabeth Stodart, d. o. Benja. Stodart & Sabina, his wife, equ. div.
    To sd. grdaus. Sarah & Elizabeth Stodart & grdson Richard Donaldson Cook, negro boy Addam, negro wenches Lucy & Rachel, & the rest of my p. e. equ. div.
    Extr: dau. Elizabeth Barber.
    Witn: William Harrison, Notlar Loyde.
    20 Oct. 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 171
2 July 1756
EVANS, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To chldn. Mary Evans, Thomas Evans, & Richard Evans, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son William Evans, L 4.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 3 chldn. Philip Evans, Elizabeth Evans, & Jonathan Evans.
    Extrx: wife, Mry Evans.
    Witn: Mark Heard, Henry Greenwell, Frances Greenwell, Susaar Heard.
    30 Aug. 1756, sworn to by Mark Heard & Henry & Frances Greenwell, & the widow stod to the will.

Liber 30, folio 172
19 June 1756
GINNINGS, JOSEPH, [Queen Anns Co.]
     To bro. John Ginnings, all my p. e.
    Witn: George Paul, Phil[emo]n Phillips.
    16 Sept. 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 173
22 Aug. 1756
OXENHAM, WILLIAM, Queen Anns Co.
    To son William, Morefields, in Talbot Co., but if he not live to age 21, to son Peter.
    To wife [not named], for life, my lands in Tuckahoe Neck, & on her d., to son Richard, & if he d. before age 21, to son Peter.
    My sd. wife is to raise from the rents of Morefields L 60, to be paid to son William when he comes to age.
    To dau. Elizabeth. negro woman Cib, L 20, a girdle buckle, & a gold ring marked EO.
    To dau. Mary, negro boy Tom, L 20, & a gold ring marked MO.
    To son William, a pr. silver shoe & hose buckles marked WO.
    To sd. wife & extr., all my chldn. till they come to age
    To son Peter, negro child Sam & L 20.
    Witn: Giles Hicks, WilliamBunning, Christ[ophe]r Manlove.
    22 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 173
25 May 1756
JOHNSON, JOHN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To wifeMary Johnson, 1/3 my p. e. & a bed.
    To son John Johnson, my dw. plntn., Knottey's Delight, & adj. it, Clowdents.
    To son Hans Johnson, the rest of Clowdent, a bed, a pewter dish, 2 pewter plates, a pewter bason, & a dozen pewter spoons.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sd. sons.
    Witn: John Holt, William Young, Elizabeth Young.
    30 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of John Johnson, heir at law.

Libere 30, folio 175
1 Dec. 1755
[UNSELD, FREDERICK, Frederick Co.]
    To son Frederick, 182a (by deed of 3 April 1751) on Beck Crk. in Virginia, & he is to pay my dau. Judith L 12 Pennsylvania money.
    To son John, 163a (by deed of 10 Aptil 1751) betw. sd. land & John Herr's land, & he is to pay dau. Judith L 8 Pennsylvania money.
    To sons Henry & Abraham, 224a in Menshosey betw. Parson Hunter's & Conrad Grosche's land, to be div. by their grdns. & my extrs. George Lay, Michael Roemmen, &  Conrad Groseh, & youngest son, Abram, is to pay dau. Judith L 12 Pennsylvania money, & son Henry L 8.
    As for my p. e., my stepchldn. shall first receive their patrimony & all debts be pd., & after my wife Apolonia has received L 20, the residue is to be div. among
my wife & chldn according to law.
    Witn: John Conrad Kempff, Gilbert Kempff, Frederick Kempff.
    2 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Gilbert & Peter Kemp & affirmed by Conrad Kemp (Protestant dissenter).

Liber 30, folio 176
18 March 1756
ETTINGE, ISAAC, Frederick Co.
    To wife, Mary Ettinge, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, 1/3 my r. e.
    To son Cornelius Ettinge, all e. r. & p. except certain parts.
    If my wife bear another son or dau., to sd. Cornelius, Darby Island, Mill Dam, Fair Island, the Hills, Invention, Sunior Ford, Fourteen, Mill Road, Isaac Ettinge,
Ettinge Chain, Ganbby Hill, & Partnership, all in Frederick Co.
    If all my chldn. d. s. p. before age 21, my e. is to be equ. div. into 3 parts: the part I hve given to sd. wife for life; the part I give to sister Elizabeth Kerrie; & the
remainder 2/3 [sic] to the chldn of my sister Jacomintye Thomson decd.: William, Cornelius, John, & Anna Thomson, & if any d. during minority, . . .
    To son Cornelius, Frogg Island, at the mouth of Rock Crk.
    My extrs., wife Mary Ettinge, & Rodolphus Ettinge are to sell the land at Rock Crk.
    Witn: John Kimbol, Thomas Beatty, Jr., William Barns.
    20 Oct. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 21 Oct. 1756, the widow elected what the law allowed.

13 Sept. 1756, Mary Williams, widow of John Williams of Frederick Co., elected her 1/3.  See Liber 30, folio 145.

Liber 30, folio 178
27 Feb. 1756
HARWOOD, PETER, Talbot Co.
    To the Monthly Meeting of the people called Quakers in Talbot Co., 30 sh.
    To son Saml. Harwood, 2 tracts at the head of Choptank R., Taylors Desire & the Addition.
    To 2 grdsons, Solomon & Peter Harwood, s. o. Peter Harwood late of Talbot Co. decd., The Addition, in the br. of St. Micaels R. adj. Cottingham.
    To son Robert Harwood, Harwoods Hill, where I live, & the remainder of sd. The Addition, near Obediah's Bridge & Edward Perkins' plntn. & several tracts
that belonged to my father, Robert Harwood decd. & have not been sold by my bro. John Harwood decd., which I give to my sons Saml. &  Rbt. Harwood.
    To son Saml. negro men Abram & Ambrose & negro girl Hager.
    To son Robert, negro man Tim & negro girl Dianah.
    To dau. Rachel Parrish, L 60 to be raised from my e. by selling negro woman Bess . . .
    To grddau. Sarah, wife of Joseph Berrey, L 5.
    To grddau. Mary, wife of Peter Harwood, L 5.
    To grdson Thomas Cockayne, L 23.
    To Rebecca, wife of Wm. Hopkins, L 23.
    To grtgrddau. Elizabeth, d. o. Job Williams, 40 sh.
    To 4 grdchldn. Solomon & Peter Harwood, Sarah Price, & Elizabeth, wife of Obediah Atkinson, each L 12.
    To grdson Peter Commerford, 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdau. Mary Parrott, d. o. Wm. Parrott, 40 sh.
    To grdson Nicholas Commerford, L 22.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Kirkby, L 31.
    To each of my 2 grdsons Isaac & John Dixon 1 sh. sterl.
    To grtgrddau. Rachel, d. o. Jos. Atkinson, 1 sh. sterl.
    To gtgrdchldn. Wm. Dixon, Isaac Dixon, the younger, Ann Dixon, & Elizabeth Dixon, each 10 sh.
    The residue is to be distrib. by my friend Wm. Taylor & extr. Robert Harwood.
    Witn: Saml. Cockayne, James Ratcliff, Edward Perkins, John Liddle
    3 Nov. 1756, affirmed by Ratcliff (Quaker) & sworn to by Perkins & Liddle.

Liber 30, folio 180
8 Oct. 1756
LOWE, MARGRETT, Talbot Co., Gentlewoman.
    To the 3 daus. of my sister Sarah Emery, wife of Arthor Emery decd., equ. div., all my p. e.except some small tokens of remembrance to other friends:
    To goddau. Margrett Wilkinson, L 10.
    To goddau. Mary Thomas, d. o. Wm. Thomas, Sr., L 5.
    To Mary, wife of John Markland, Ann & Elizabeth Oldham, eldest d. o. Edward Oldham of Talbot Co., L 5 apiece.
    To Mary Lowe, d. o. my bro.-in-law, Vincent Lowe of Talbot Co., L 10.
    To goddau. Eliza. Pike, d. o. George Pike, L 5.
    To sd. Mary Markland, silver buckles, bodkin, a mourning ring with Mr. Robert Marriss's name, age, & death, & my gold lockett.
    To the eldest of my 3 nephews, my picture if worth their notice, if not, to my niece Ann Clayland, wife to James Clayland of Chester in Queen Anns Co.
    To nephew Thomas Emery, my watch with my father's coat of arms on the back.
    To John Markland of Talbot Co., negro boy Frank.
    To my sister's chldn., equ. div., my clothes.
    Extrs: bro.-in-law Arther Emory & James Clayland.
    Witn: James Delahay, Richard Street, Mary Pamphilion.
    2 Nov. 1756, Arthur Emory & James Clayland renounce the execution.    Witn: Danl. Maynadier.
    22 Oct. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 182
15 June 1756
HODSON, ROSANNAH, Dorchester Co., widow.
    To son James Hodson, negro woman Bess.
    To grddau. Rosanna Hodson, d. o. my son Henry Hodson, a bed & a ewe & lamb.
    To grdau. Mary Hodson, d. o. my son Charles Hodson decd., a bed, a pewter dish, & 3 plates.
    To grddau. Rosanna, d. o. my dau. Anne & Francis Thompson, L 10 due me from sd. Francis.
    To grdson Thomas Hodson, s. o. Roger Hodson, a ewe & lamb.
    My clothes are to be equ. div. betw. my 2 daus, Rosanna & Anne, wife of Francis Thompson.
    To dau. & extrx., Rosanna Hodson, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Henry Hooper, Jr., Henry Ennalls, Levan Hodson.
    14 Oct. 1756, sworn to by Ennalls & Hooper.

Liber 30, folio 183
31 Aug. 1756
ENNALLS, JOSEPH, Dorchester Co.
    To son Thomas Ennalls, Ennall's Purchase, where I dw., on the S side Great Chaptank R. & E side Newton Creek, 200a of Taylors Kindness, on Taylors Br. &
adj. Thomas Smithson's land.
    To son Henry Ennalls, the rest of Taylors Kindness & negro boy Bobts.
    Bartholomews Neck is to be sold.
    To dau. Mary, negro girl Alice, small negro boy Jem, & young mare Polly.
    To son Thomas, negro  boy Sicpio & sorrel mare Peggy.
    To dau. Mrgaret, negro girl Deb.
    To dau. Rebecca, negro girl Rose.
    To dau. Henrietta, negro girl Sidney.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Ennals, negro woman Hannah, & for widhood, negroes Old Robin, Titus, Great Robin, Sarah, & Charles, 1/3 my p. e., & 1/2 Ennall's Purchase & Taylors Kindness; but if she refuses to stand to the will, I appt. cousin Thomas Ennalls & son Thomas Ennalls extrs.
    The rest of my p. e. to my sd. 6 chldn. & if sd. wife mar. or d., Hall Caile & cousin Thomas Ennalls are to be grdns. to sd. chldn.
    Witn: Philip Walker, Henry Ennalls, Jno. Caile.
    13  Oct. 1756, sworn to by Walker & Caile.

Liber 30, folio 184
19 Feb. 1756
COVINGTON, SARAH, widow of Abraham Covington, [Dorchester Co.]
    To son Isaac Covington, negro man Prince.
    To grdson Jacob Messecks, a bed, 2 pots, a skillet, 3 pewter dishes, 2 basons, 6 plates, a salt seller, 6 spoons, a case of bottles, & all my earthenware.
    To dau. Elizabeth,  cow & calf & al my clothes.
    To chldn. Abraham, Sarah Cannon, Alce, & Jacob, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son & extr. Isaac Covington, the rest of my m. e.
    Witn: Thomas Goldby, John Covington.
    13 Sept. 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 185
8 May 1753
MELVILL, DAVID, Dorchester Co.
    To daus. Tryphia & Elizabeth Melvill, equ. div., part of Ceeders Point, below Harper Br.
    To dau. Mary Ross Melvill, the remaining part of Ceder Point, betw.Harpers Br. & Ingrims Br & near Cottman Br.
    To son David Mellvill, The Mistake 130a & Hog Range 31a.
    To grdson David Melvill, Milvens Meadow 50a.
    To Allen Milvell, Hog Harbour.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Milvell, & son Thomas Milvell
    Witn: David Mills, Henry Sworden, William Smith, Jr.
    5 Sept. 1756, Thomas Melvill assigned the extrship to Andrew Henderson, late of Dorchester Co., now of Kent Co., Dallaware.
        Witn: Henry Sworden, Charles Hamond.
    6 Sept. 1756, Mary Mellvil assigned the extrship to sd. Andrew Henderson.                Witn: Robert How, Henry Sworden.
    14 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Sworden & Smith.

Liber 30, folio 187
21 May 1756
STAUNTON, THOMAS, Dorchester Co., carpenter.
    To wife, Sarah Staunton, for widhood, negro girl Grace besides her 1/3.
    To son Charles, 100a of the W end of the land I had of John Thompson.
    To son Thomas Staunton, the remaining parts of land I had of John Thompson: Partnership & Brotherly Kindness.
    To son William, my dw. plntn., & with son Mathew, Case Pasture 10a.
    To son Mathew, 50a of Chance & 50a of Travis Purches I had of William Harper.
    If the child my wife is with lives & is a boy, my extr. is to take as much in parts of my other boys' lands as will make him a comparable tract.
    To my extr. [not named] & 4 sons, my still.
    Witn: William Harper, Andrew Lord, Cratcher Lord.
    5 July 1756, sworn to by Wm. Harper & Cratcher Lord, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 188
3 Feb. 1755
TRIPPE, EDWARD, [Jr.,] Dorchester Co.
    My brother & extr., John Trippe, is to sell all my negroes, mulatto servants, livestock, & other parts of my m. e. & as much of the land on the Chicknecomoco made over to me by my father, Edward Trippe decd. as needed to pay to Col. Joseph Ennalls the L 180.2.9 & 549 lb. tob. I owe him
    To dau. Mary Trippe, anything left over.
    If sd. bro. cannot or will not act as extr., sd. Joseph Ennalls is to sell what is needed of my e. p. & r.
    Witn: John Clagg, James Deflin, Jane Clagg.
    19 July 1756, sworn to by John & Jane Clagg.

Liber 30, folio 190
24 Jan. 1755
BECKWITH, HENRY, Dorchester Co.
    To wife, Mary Beckwith, my p. e. in her hands, the dw. house where I live, 1/2 the orchards, & as much land as she can use.
    To son Charles Beckwith, Refuse alias Refuse Neck, where he lives, & 150a of Stewards Place adj.
    To son Nehemiah Beckwith, the rest of Stewards Place & Beckwith ddition.
    To dau. Mary Vickers, wife of John Vickers, negro man Grissom & L 5.
    On the d. of sd.wife, the residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sons, Charles & Nehemiah Beckwith, & my 2 daus., Elizabeth Taylor, wife to John Taylor, & Margaret Cooke, wife to Thomas Cooke.
    To son Henry Beckwith, if he should ever return, L 5.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Beckwith, & sons Charles & Nehemiah Beckwith.
    Witn: Thomas Mackeel, John Taylor, Jr., John Mackeel, Jr.
    20 June 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow refused to stand to the will.

Liber 30, folio 191
30 Oct. 1756
STOKES, ROBERT, Baltimore Co., attorney at law.
    To wife, Rebecca Stokes, all my p. e. after legacies below, & for life, all my lands, & on he d., to her child if she have one, & if not, to Mrs. Cordelia Christee &
Miss Frances Stokes, equ. div.
    To father-in-law, Col. William Young, my sorrel horse & gun.
    To friend Samuel Young, a new walnut desk.
    Witn: Eleanor Carroll, Ann Carroll, Chas. Christie.
    Sworn to by Christie 29 Nov. 1756 & by Eliner & Ann Carroll 30 [Nov. 1756].

Liber 30, folio 192
15 Oct. 1756
LOWICK, THOMAS, Baltimore Co., sawer.
    To John White of Baltimore Co., extr., the residue of my e.
    Witn: Henry Frinsheim, John Syer, John Hollis.
    12 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Frinsheim & Syer.

Liber 30, folio 193
12 Aug. 1756
MOONY, THOMAS, St. Mary's Co.
    To cousin Mark Brewer, Valentines Grove, the plntn. where he dw., negro wench Pegg, a cow & calf, a hand mill, my clothes, the 2d-best bed, & hhold furn.
    To his son James, a young black horse.
    To cousin Edward Spink, negro man Jemmi, a cow Luke, & a cow.
    To cousin Mary Clarke, negro Jinny.
    To godson Moony Dowin, negro Sum, provided Mark Brewer, Edwd. Spink, Frances Spink, Mary Clarke, & Mooney Dowen pay all charges.
    The residue to wife & extrx. Mary Mooney.
    Witn: Anthony Roberts, John Roberts, Elizabeth Buehler.
    Codicil, 26 Aug. 1756. My friend Cornelius Wildman is to replace sd. wife as extr. To my sister Mary Spalding, a gold ring.
        Witn: Edwd. Cole, Eliza. Buehler.
    18 Oct. 1756, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 194
20 March 1756
GOULDSBERRY, ROBERT, St. Mary's Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Goldsberry, for widhood, all my land, 4 negroes - Jen, Ben, Sam, & Luke - & 1/3 the residue.
    To son John Baptist Gouldsberry, after the widhood of sd. wife, negro Ben.
    To son Ignatius Gouldsberry, a small gelding, & after the widhood of sd. wife, Negro Sam.
    To dau. Margaret Swails, after the widhood of sd. wife, negro Jen, & Jen's increase to grddau. Elizabeth Swails.
    To 2 sons Henry & Jonathan Gouldsberry, after the widhood of sd. wife, all my land & negro Luke, & Henry, the elder, to have 1st choice.
    To my 3 sons - Jonathan, Ignatius, & John Baptist Gouldsberry - each a bed
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: Henry, Jonathan, Ignatius, John Baptist, & Margret.
    Charles Joy, who mar. a d. o. mine, has received a full part of my e
    Witn: Saml. Abell, Jr., Elianor Abell.
    12 Oct. 1756, sworn to by both witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 195
21 Oct 1756
WATTS, ANN, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To John Watts, a bed.
    To Sarah Jole, Pappenfields, the 190a I live on, & if she d. s. p., to Elizabeth & Mary Morris, d. o. John & Ann Morris.
    To George Jole, a young heifer.
    Extrx: sister Sarah Jole.
    Witn: Gilbert Anderson, Sarah Toll, Ann Groogin.
    1 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 196
12 Feb. 1755
SARTAIN, ROBERT, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To son John Sartain, 1 sh.
    To son Robert Sartain, 1/2 my lands.
    To son Nathan Sartain, 1/2 my lands & L 5.
    The residue of my p. e. to sd. son & extr. Robert & dau. Rachel Knotts
    Witn: Benjamin Coventon, Nathanierl CoventonJn. Seegar.
    6 Dec. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn; John Sartain, heir at law, hs been gone from this province several yrs.

Liber 30, folio 197
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HAWKINS, ROBERT, Queen Anns Co.
     To wife & extr., Julyanne Hawkins, for life, all my land provided she sell her own land to pay the debts of my e.
    On the d. of sd. wife, sd. land to 2 chldn. Deborah Hawkins & the child my wife is big with equ. div. provided that child be a boy, then sd. Deborah to have but
100a adj. Ogleton.
    To dau. of Michel Hall, at age 16, L 16.
    Witn: Vale[ntine] Thomas Honey, Matthew Hawkins, Thos. Walker.
    28 Oct. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn, & 10 Nov. 1756, the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 198
17 Oct. 1749
DICK, MARGARET, Prince George's Co., widow.
    To niece Ann Skinner, negro girl Nan.
    To grdchldn.John, George, Elizabeth, & Margaret Scott  [chldn. of dau. Elizabeth Scott], equ. div., the rest of my e., to the boys at 21 & the girls at 16 or mar.
    Extr: son-in-law, George Scott.
    Witn: Ann Skiner, William Nicolls, Jean Nicholls.
    24 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Wm. & Jean Nicholls.

Liber 30, folio
19 July 1755
BROOKE, ISAAC, Frederick Co.
    To sister Mary Brooke (widow of Walter Brooke), Brooke Grove, 545a, & negro boy James.
    To sister Rebecca Brooke, the land where Mrs. Mary Brooke, widow of Walter Brooke, lives, 170a of Brooke Field, negro girl Sue, & my best sorrel horse.
    To bro. Richard Brooke, my servant boy Will & 2 riding horses, Childers & Roger.
    To bro. Clement Brooke, negro boy Dick & all the money I advanced him.
    To bro. Robert Brooke, the money & tob. due me from my mother, Mrs. Lucy Brooke.
    To sisters Rachel, Lucy, & Elizabeth Brooke, 2 tracts: Nottingham 500a & Ireland 190a.
    To nephew Thomas Brooke, s. o. Walter, 3 cart horses: the sorrel Mr. Dent has & the 2 black horses he has.
    To niece Sarah Brooke, negro girl Moll.
    To relations Jeremiah Beall & Walter Brooke Loy, Marlborough 310a equ. div., & if either d. before age 21. . . .
    My part of Frenchmans Purchse, 1340a, my part of White Oak Levills 139 1/2, both taken up with Saml. Beall, & all other lands be sold to pay debts, except
Chance 200a taken up in the name of Mary Brooke, which she is to make over to Moses Chaplin . . .
    Extr: bro. Richard Brooke.
    Witn: Truman Skinner, George Fowler Marker, William Harriss.
    29 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Skinner & Marker.

Liber 30, folio 201
18 Oct. 1756
WORD, INNOCENT, Charles Co.
    To Benjamin Word, Passam, 162a in Prince George's Co., which is to be sold to pay for schooling my 3 chldn.
    My p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn., except my saddle, which I give to my eldest dau., Mary Word
    My extr., Benjamin Word, is to be grdn. of my 3 chldn. - Jonathan Word, Mary Whit Word, & Prissillah Word - till they come to age.
    Witn: Samuel Middleton, Benja. Ward, Eleaner Ward, Elizabeth Ward.
    12 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Middleton & Eleanor & Elizabeth Ward; the heir at law, being a minor, was not present.

Liber 30, folio 201
24 Aug. 1756
NORRIS, DANIELL, Charles Co.
    To son & extr., John Norriss, all my e., & he is to pay each of his 4 sisters - Mary Smith, Vinifrut Stiles, Catheran Stiles, & Rose Edgerton - a mill sh.
    Witn: James Gray, Alexander Morriss, Malcum McBean.
    15 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 202
25 [9ber 1756]
ROSS, ANGUS, [Charles Co.]
    26 9ber 1756, William Thompson & Winifred Thompson swore that yesterday afternoon, the 25th instant, Angs Ross, who lay ill of the sickness he d. of, said
William Thompson youngest should hve his laced hat, wearing appl, & what things he had in a basket by sd. hat, & the rest shd. go to them that would take care &
bury him.

Liber 30, folio 303
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CARVER, JOHN, Charles Co.
    10 Nov. 1756, William Groves swore that when he lay ill of the sickness he d. of John Carver told him & Ann Jenkins he desired that his son Wm. Carver shd.
have his negro boy Alexis, L 10, 2 horses, & a bed, Samuel Smith shd. have a cow & calf, the balance shd. be equ. div. betw. his 2 daus., & Edward Smoot shd.
have his son W. Carver & the management of his affairs.
    At the same time Ann Jenkins swore that when he lay ill of the sickness he d. of John Carver told her & Wm. Groves he gave to his son Wm. Carver negro boy Alexis, L 10 sterl., 2 horses, & (she thinks) 2 beds when he came of age, & he shd. be kept at school till age 15 & then be bound to a trade, & if he gave more, he
shd. wrong his other chldn., by which she understood that the bal. of his e.shd. be div. betw. his 2 daus., save a cow & calf Saml. Smith shd. have, & his eldet dau., Charity, shd. live with her grdmother & his dau. Lydia with Mary Groves & that Edwd. Smoot have his son Wm. Carver live with him & have the whole manage- ment of his affairs & be guardian over his chldn.

Liber 30, folio 303
1 Sept. 1756
CLARKE, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To son Josias Clarke, the 93a remainder of Part of Coate's Retirement, but if he d. s. p., to son Elias Clarke.
    Of the part of the sd. land I live on I gave to son Moses, 50a are to be marked off to settle the bounds.
    To son Elias, negro boy Ambrose & a bed & furniture.
    To daus, Cloe Miller & Jenny Clarke, equ. div., negro girl Lees.
    To daus. Mary Clarke & Henrietta Clarke, negro girl Moggy.
    To dau. Dolly Clarke, negro boy Buccus.
    To dau. Ann Clarke, negro boy Tom.
    To each of my daus. Mary, Dolley, Henny, Jenny, & Nancy, a bed & furniture.
    To chldn. Benjamin Clarke, Lydia Reeves, & Ann Carrol, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Linnea Martin, a gold ring worth 20 sh.
    To son Moses Clarke, a cow & calf, my clothes, & saddle & bridle.
    To wife & extrx., Ann Clarke, for life, the use of sd. 93a , 3 negroes - Charles, Benn, & Phillis - & the residue of my p. e., & then to be div.among my young-
est chldn. she thinks most needs it.
    Witn: Elizabeth Clarke, Aaron Clarke, Hester Clarke.
    18 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn, one of whom, Aaron Clarke, is heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 205
6 Sept. 1756
MARLEY, BENJAMIN, Kent Co., farmer.
    To son Nathan Marley, my bay mare Jewell with bridle & saddle.
    To son Robert Marley, a bay colt from sd. mare.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among sons Nathan & Robert Marley & daus. Sarah & Jane Marley.
    Extrx: wife, Elizabeth Marley.
    Witn: Dennis Dulany, Adam Little, John Stanley.
    16 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Little & Stanley.

Liber 30, folio 305
10 Nov. 1755
HULL, ELIZABETH,  Kent Co., widow.
    To son & extr., John Stavely, all my e.
    Witn: Saml. Groome, Jr., Isaac Redgrave, John Greenwood.
    1 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Groome & Redgrve.

Liber 30, folio 206
19 Sept. 1756
PALMER, WILLIAM, Kent Co.
    To bro. Edward Palmer, of Swansy, Massachusetts Bay, L 30 in tob., wheat, or Indian corn, whenhe is 21.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Palmer, the residue.
    Witn: Haile Turner, Dennis Conway, Darby Hands.
    6 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Conway & Hands.

Liber 30, folio 307
4th day 8 month 1756
HULL, DAVID, Kent Co.
    To bro. Daniel Hull, all my wearing appl.
    To grdson David Cox, 1 sh. sterl. & at age 21, L 40.
    Good Hope, I lately purchased from the heirs of Humphrey Tilton, near the head of Churn Crk, is to be sold.
    To dau. Hannah Hull, the plntn. where I dw., part of Hales & Draton,  part of Intermix Gately purchased from the heirs of Humphrey Tilton, & the residue.
    To wife & extrx., Margaret Hull, horse Prince & riding chair.
    To cousin Benjamin Hull, my smiths tools in his possn.
    Witn: Henry Bodien, Philip Kennard, J[ohn] Tilden.
    6 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Tilden & Kennard.

Liber 30, folio 208
4 Sept. 1756
SKINNER, ADDERTON, Calvert Co.
    I have given to my 3 sons - Henry Skinner decd., Maryland Skinner, & Major Skinner - their portion of land by deed of gift.
    I also gave son Robert Skinner his portion by deed of gift, but as it was not recorded, I give his 3 eldest sons - Robert, Richard, & Clemont Skinner - the part of
Millars Folly on the E side of a long br. called in Mary Skinner's deed Friers Spring Br.
    Any other lands to my wife [not named] & daus. & those of son Robert's chldn. that have the most occasion of it.
    My son Henry Skinner's chldn. are not to have any more.
    Witn: Thomas Talbott, William Allnutt, James Allnutt.
    20 Nov. 1756, affirmed by Talbott (Quaker) & sworn to by Wm. & James Allnutt.

Liber 30, folio 209
--- July 1756
DAWKINS, WILLIAM, Calvert Co.
    To son James Dawkins, Joseph Place, which I lately bought of my cousin James Dawkins.
    To son Charles Dawkins, negro boy Peter.
    To son Joseph Dawkins, , Josephs Reserve, the land I live on, after the d. of his mother, & negro boy Jack, but if he d. s. p., to son Jesse Dawkins.
    To son William Dawkins, Mary's Dukedoom & negro boy Wall, & if he d. s. p., to son Jesse Dawkins.
    To dau. Ann Ellt, negro girl Jenney.
    To dau. Elizabeth Dawkins, negro girl Candie.
    To dau. Mary Dawkins, negro girl Jinney.
    To dau. Rebecca Dawkins, negro girl Siller.
    To son Charles Dawkins, negro boy Jacob.
    To son Jesse Dawkins, negro boy Titus.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Dawkins, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Geo. Cook, Samuel Lawrance, [Richd.] Hellen.
    20 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Lawrance & Hellen.

Lier 30, folio 209
15 Sept. 1756
CLARE, JOHN, Calvert Co.
    To son & extr., Isaac Clare, my dw. plntn.& my clock.
    To son John Clare, my clothes & the 120a I bought of Richard & Ann Hellen adj. my dw. plntn., but if he . s. p., to son Isaac Clare.
    To sons James & Edmund Clare, the land I lately bought of James & Mary Stooper, but if both d. s. p., to son John Clare, & for want ofnissue, to 2 daus. Eliz-
beth & Hannah Clare.
    To son James Clare, a bay mare Fryday,  bay horse Snip, all my shoemakers tools, & he is to have his fortune pd. & land possd. immediately after my d.
    To dau. Christiana Sedgwick, bay horse Rock.
    To dau. Elizabeth Clare, negro girl Judah.
    To dau. Hannah Clare, negro girl Fender.
    To dau. Sarah Dare, negro girl Nell.
    To son Edmund Clare, negro boy Ming
    To wife, Betty Clare, 1/3 all my e.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 8 chldn: Isaac, John, James, Edmund, Sarah, Christiana, Elizabeth, & Hannah.
    Witn: Thos. Ireland, Benj. Ellt, Jacob Bourn.
    17 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 211
23 Sept. 1756
FOY, FRANCIS [female], Frederick Co.
    To grdchild & extrx., Sarah Honsumet of Frederick Co., all my e.
    Witn: Westall Ridgley, Nathaniel Walker, William Ridgley.
    14 Dec. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 211
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BORDLEY, MATTHIAS, Cecil Co.
   To bro. & extr., Beale Boardley, my e. r. & p.
    To Ann Stewart, niece to Mrs. Bigger, L 50.
    Witn: Thos. Thronton, Jno. Wilkinson, John Wright, John Bordley.
    11 Sept. 1756, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 212
1 May 1756
LEATHERBURY, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To son Charles, all the lands on Wecomoco Crk. which I puechased of Isack Noble, Sr., & Isack Noble, Jr., negro man Sambo, negro wench Dinor, negro wo-
man Beck, negro man Sesor, & all on the plntn.except negro child Rose, which I give to my grdson John Leatherbury.
    To dau. Elenor, L 30, negro wench Sarah & all things she has except negro child Tamor, which I give to my grddau. Sarah Maclester.
    To dau.Elizabeth, the yous of The Schoolhouse Ridge [with privileges] so long as she is unmar., negro woman Morer, negro man Kingston, negro children Patience & Candis, & as much of my hhold furn. as daus. Elenor & Mary have had apiece.
    To son John, my dw. plntn.on Great Mony bought of Margrey & Phillip Covington at the d. or mar. of my wife, negro men Adam & Jo, & negro girl Mary.
    To son Robert, the land in Wicomoco R. I bought of George Haris, Covingtons Folle, bought of Thos. Covington, My One Before, negro man David, negro boy
George, negro girl Abigal, & as much of my house furn. as son John has had.
    To dau. Mary, negro woman Cloe, negro girl Rachel,  negro child Ledy, & all the house furn. she has.
    To grddau. Sarah Bosman, likewise.
    To William Osten, the lower part of a tract on Quontico Br. (the upper part being sold to Richd. Haris) conveyed by Ahab Costin to me.
    To wife, for widhood, the residue & my dw. plntn., & on her d. or mar., to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: Elenor, Elizabeth, John, Robert, & Mary.
     Extrs: wife [not named] & son Robert.
    Witn: Charles Ballard, John Dorman, George Day Scott.
    17 Nov. 1756, sworn to Ballard & Dorman.

Liber 30, folio 214
1 Nov. 1756
FARRINGTON, WILLIAM, Stepney Parish, Somerset Co.
    To dau. Rachel Carmical, Warrington 190a, L 6, & 10 bu. corn.
    To dau. Leah Dorman, Weatherly's Reserve, 225a of land & marsh, negro boy Phillip, cattle, my riding horse, & L 3.
    To son Geo. Farrington, 146 1/2a, the upper part of 293a called Slipe, Parstring, & Weatherly's Purchase, where my dw. house is, & 3 negroes - Will, Thenor, & Tom - a black horse, other livestock, beds & other hhold furn.,  & farm implements.
    To grddau. Jane Farrington, d. o. my decd. son Levin Farrington, at age 16,  negro boy Titus or the equivalent, L 45.
    To son Robert Farrington, the lower 1/2 (146 1/2a) of my land, negro boy Harry, crops, & livestock, & if he d. s. p., to son George Farrington
    Administrator: son George Farrington.
    Witn: John Weatherly, Jos. Weatherly, Elijah Weatherly.
    17 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 315
21 Feb. 1753
BARKLETT, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To youngest son & extr., Alworth Barklet, all my land & marsh.
    To sons John & Abraham Barklett, 20 sh. & 1 sh. sterl. each.
    To dau. Alce Barklett, a bed & other hhold furn, a linen spinning wheel, a black cow, & 1 sh. sterl.
    The use of all the residue to wife, Ann Barklett for widhood.
    Witn: John Wallace, Bloyes Harris, J[oseph] Dashiell.
    18 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 216
18 Nov. 1756
BRUCE, WILLIAMSON, Frederick Co., planter.
    To 2 sons, John & Charles Bruce, equ. div., Dear Park, where I live.
    Extr: Jonathan Willson.
    Witn: Joseph West, Sarah West, Eliza. Burton.
    30 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Joseph & Sarah West, Jonathan Willson assigned to Ruth Bruce, the widow, the admin., & she elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 217
16 Sept. 1756
POOLE, JOSHUA, Cecil Co., tailor.
    Extr: my friend John Hyland, Sr.
    Witn: Jno. Campbell, William Risk.
    10 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Campbell.

Liber 30, folio 217
Harvest time [1756], the 1st or 2d week of July
BOLTON,JOHN, Cecil Co., a reaper.
    24 Nov. 1756, Ruth Savin & Mary Kelley swore that in harvest time last, when they were assisting Henry Van Bebber, Jr., in his harvest, apprehending the death
near of John Bolton, a reaper, asked what he would have done with his things, to which he replied that John Dobbin have all he knows of, & sd. Bolton d. about
candle-lighting the same evening he was taken.
    12 Nov. 1756, John Dobbin swore he believed that John Bolton late of Cecil Co., decd. July last past, left to him, in the presence of Henry Van Bebber, Jr., Ruth Savin, Mary Savin, & Mary Kelly all he had & in a short time d.

Liber 30, folio 218
2 June 1756
LOFTUS, JOHN, Frederick Town, Cecil Co., house carpenter.
    To wife, Susannah Loftus, for life, the house I live in on my lot in Frederick Town, a large silver spoon, mulatto wench Peg, which shall be in full of her 1/3 & for
the maintenance & education of my 2 sons, Thomas & Francis until they are of age & then sd. house & lot to them equ. div., & if both d. s. p., to sons Thalewell &
John Loftus.
    To sd. sons Thalewell & John, equ. div., Lot 24 in Charles Town & the lot in Frederick Town I bought of Wm. Ramsey adj. the lot with my house, all my work-
ing tools & plank, & they are to continue to work in my shop.
    To dau. Susannah, 1/2 a lot in Frederick Town & my 8-day clock.
    To dau. Jane, the other 1/2 lot in Frederick Town on which is a house & garden.
    To son Charles, a lot in Frederick Town on which is my shop & stable.
    The residue of my e. equ. div. to wife & extrx., Susannah Loftus, & my chldn: Thalewell, John, Susannah, Jane, Charles, Thomas, & Francis Loftus.
    Witn:Thomas Wooth, Robert Walmsley, William Morgan, Jno. McDuff.
    14 Jan. 1757, sworn to by Wooth, Walmesley, & McDuff in presnce of Thellwell Loftus, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 219
10 April 1756
MONEY, MARGRET, widow & relict of Robert Money late of Cecil Co. decd.
    To son & extr., Benjamin Money, my hhold goods, livestock, & the rest of my p. e.
    Witn: Robert Walmsley, Robert Money, Jno. Dempster.
    24 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Walmsley & Money.

Liber 30, folio 220
15 Feb. 1753
PRICE, WILLIAM, Cecil Co., yeoman.
    To son William Price, for life, the plntn. where I formerly lived, 100a of The Dividing's, & on his d. to his son William Price; also to sd. son Wm., 5 sh.
    To son Robert Price, my wearing appl. & L 20.
    To grddaus. Elizabeth Price & Catharine Price, d. o. Wm. Price, each L 15 at age 18 or mar.
    To son & extr., Benjamin Price, my dw. plntn & 2 negroes, Jim & Beck.
    The residue of my p. e., after my wife's [not named]1/3, to sons  Benjamin, David, Augustine, & Thomas Price.
    Witn: John Stockton, John Ward, Charles Coatts.
    Sworn to by Stockton & Ward 5 Oct. 1756 in presence of Wm. Price, heir at law, & by Coatts 8 Nov. following in presence of sd. Wm. Price.

Liber 30, folio 221
22 Nov. 1755
CLARK, ROBERT, Sr., Deer Creek, Baltimore Co.
    To eldest son, Robert Clark, Roberts Garden & all my wearing appl.
    To 2d son, William Clark, John & Roberts Lott 156a.
    To 3d son, George Clark, Roberts Chance 100a, Roberts Venture 80a, & Rachels Delight 50a.
    To 4th son, David, my 122a of Good Neighborhood & Wheelers Union 100a.
    To eldest dau., Frances Renshaw, 1 English crown.
    To daus. Hannah Amos & Mary Johnson, each a crown sterl.
    To dau. Sarah Clark, Roberts Lott 100a.
    To dau. Hester Johnson, 1 crown sterl.
    To dau. Elizabeth, Robertson 62a.
    To daus. Sillina & Anne, L 30 each.
    Extrs: wife, Sillina Clark, & eldest son, Robert Clark.
    The residue of my p. e. to sons George & David & daus. Sarah, Elizabeth, Sillina, & Ann.
    Witn: Samuel Forwood, John Forwood, Hannah Forwood, Benja. Wheeler, Solomon Hellen.
    8 Jan. 1757, affirmed by Samuel, John, & Hannah Forwood (Quakers).

Liber 30, folio 223
30 Nov. 1756
WHITECOMBE, SARAH, Baltimore Co.
    To Mrs. Sarah Phillips, L 10 & 5 yards Indie partion silk.
    To Mrs. Hannah Hall, L 10.
    To Mrs. Sarah Hall, L 5 & a patton of silk poplin for a gown.
    To Mrs. Mary Hall, d. o. Col. John Hall, L 5.
    To Mrs. Johannna Phillips, L 5.
    To Mrs. Cordelia Phillips, L 3 & my riding saddle.
    To Mrs. Rebeckah Mathews, my silk lute string gown & petticoat & a silver piece of 8.
    To Mrs. Mary Phillips, 2 silver pieces of 8.
    Extr: James Mathews, to whom I leave the residue.
    Witn: Edward Hall, Absolem Brown.
    19 July 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 223
22 Nov. 1756
BULL, JACOB, Baltimore Co.
    To dau. Catheren Warden Demmit, wife of William Demmit, for life, negro boy Shrosbury, & on her d., to her eldest son.
    To son John Bull, Ayres Lott 100a & negro boy London to sd. son John & his present wife, Hannah, for life, & on the d. of both, to their son Jacob Bull.
    To dau. Sarah Marshall, negro man Shrosbury.
    To sons Abraham & William Bull, Cessels Adventure, near Winters Run, 139a to Abraham & 120a to son William; to son Abrham, negro boy Sause, & to son
William, 3 negroes - George, Tone, Ben - & the bed I use.
    To son Samuel Bull, negro woman Moll.
    To son Isaac Bull, my 118a of Ladys Mannor, & for life, negro girl Sarah.
    To son Edmond Bull, The Land of Promise 200a, on the drafts of Deer Crk., my lease adj., & negro Tom.
    To son Jacob Bull, my water mill on 50a of the W part of Bell's Camp for life, & to his son Jacob Bull, if he have one, & if not, to grdson Jacob Bull, s. o. my son John; also to son Jacob, the remaining 52a of Bells Camp & my part of The Grove, 100a nearby, & 2 negroes, Ceaser & Oliver.
    To dau. Rachel Bull, negro girl Bett & a bed.
    To dau. Hannah Bull, negro girl Nann & a bed.
    The residue of my p. e. to chldn. William, Rachel, & Hannah Bull.
    Extr: William Bull.
    Witn: Danll. Preston, Aquila Scott, Jos[hu]a Bond.
    13 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Preston & Scott & affirmed by Bond Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 225
10 Nov. 1756
HIGGINS, JOHN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To son Charles Higgins, a gray mare branded bH, heifer Star, & a bed.
    To dau. Sarah Higgins, a sorrel mare, a brindle heifer, & a bed.
    To wife, Barbara Higgins, a cow, 3 heifers, the 100a of Salisbury where I dw. for widhood, & then to be div. betw. 2 daus. Elizabeth & Sarah Higgins.
    The residue to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn: Elizabeth, Charles, & Sarah Higgins.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Charles Higgins.
    Witn: John Burnielough, Alice Frend, Tho. Davis.
    20 Jan. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. & the widow stood to the will; Charles Higgins, heir at law, was under age.

Liber 30, folio 226
23 Nov. 1756
SWINEY,ADAM, [Queen Anns Co.]
    What is owing to Adam Swiney if he sould dey belongs to Andrew Shepperd.
    Witn: Thomas Blanch, John Alexander.
    30 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Alexander.

Liber 30, folio 226
8 Dec. 1756
COMEGYS, WILLIAM, Kent Co.
    To son William Comegys, my dw. plntn. & all my land & negro boy Will.
    To son Isaac Comegys, negro man Sam & negro girl Phillis.
    To dau. Sarah, wife of Jacob Boots, negro woman Maria with her child Anne.
    To wife, for widhood, negro girl Pegg, sd. dw. house, & the 3 negroes she brought me - Peter, Jo, & Beck.
    The residue to sd. 3 chldn: William, Isaac, & Sarah.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son William.
    Witn: Jonathan Hall, William Smithers, Celab Cozden.
    21 Dec. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 11 Jan. 1757, Ester Comegys, widow of the decd., elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 227
14 Oct. 1756
DAVIS, SARAH, Dorchester Co.
    To chldn. John Morgan, Solomon Morgan, Elizabeth, & James Hignot, 1 sh. apiece.
    To grddau. Lusey Morgan, a cow.
    To Mary Daven, a 2-yr.-old heifer & a sow shote.
    To son & extr. Habakuk Morgan, the residue.
    Witn: James Harriss, Richard Willoughby, Thomas Allen.
    14 Jan. 1757, sworn to by Harriss & Willoughby.

Liber 30, folio 228
18 Nov. 1745
RIDER, MARY, Dorchester Co., widow.
    To chldn. Levin Hicks & Ann, wife of Henry Travers, each L 10.
    To dau. Mary, wife of Richard Parker, negro woman Jinny & L 10.
    To son & extr., Henry Hicks, negro man Samson & negro boy Summer.
    To son Denwood Hicks, negro boy Will.
    To dau. Sarah Hicks, negro woman Nothing & negro boy Cezar.
    The residue is to be equ. div.among sons Henry & Denwood Hicks & dau. Sarah Hicks.
    Witn: Thos, Hicks, James Hodson, Wm. Murray.
    6 Jan. 1757, sworn to by Hodson & Murray.

Liber 30, folio 229
3 Jan. 1757
CONDON, ELIZABETH, Prince George's Co.
    To son Samuell Warner, the plntn I live on.
    To dau. Pressella Baker, a cow, negro woman Jane, & a bed.
    To son & extr., Samuell Warner, the residue.
    Witn: William Willett, James Willett, James Gibson.
    4 March 1757, sworn to by James Gibson & WilliamWillett.
    Further probate on f. 335.

Liber 30, folio 230
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GREENWELL, HENRY, St. Mary's Co.
    To son Edmund Greenwell, the part of my lands I have marked out for him before Ignatius Joy, 3 ewes, & my best cloth coat.
    To son Henry Greenwell, the part of my lands I have marked out for him before Ignatius Joy where Paul Senton is seated & my gun.
    To son Ignatius Greenwell, my dw. plntn. on the S side Beaverdam Run, farm implements, & cider casques.
    To son Jno. Greenwell, my land on the N side Beaverdam Run.
    To dau. Sarah, a bed.
    To dau. Anne, a 3-yr.-old heifer.
    To wife, Eleanor Greenwell, negro man George for life, & then to son John.
    To daus. Eleanor, Jeane, & Anne, a ewe apiece.
    To sons & extrs., Ignatius & John, the residue.
    Witn: Saml. Abell, Jr., Martin Yates, Jr,
    Codicil 28 Jan. 1757.  Witn: Saml. Abell, Jr., John Heard.
    1 March 1757, sworn to by Saml. Abell, Jr., & Martin Yates, Jr., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 232
20 Jan. 1757
GREENWELL, IGNATIUS, St. Mary's Co.
    To wife, Jean, 4 negroes: Joseph, Philip, Nell, & Jenn.
    To dau. Rebecca, 3 negroes: Bett, Henner, & Berna.
    To son William, 3 negroes: Jarratt, Jame, & Priss.
    To son Ignatius, 3 negroes: Monica, Rode, & Baptis.
    To the child my wife goes with, 3 negroes: Pegg, Nead, & Charles.
    To son John, all my land, & the residue is to be div. among my chldn.
    Extrs: my wife & her bro. Athanatious Ford.
    Witn: James Roach, Jesse Greenwell, Philip Medley.
    1 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 233
9 Feb. 1757
HENRY, JOHN, Somerset Co., planter.
    To wife, Francis, 1/3 of my e. r. & p.
    To son & extr., John Henry, all my lands & 2/3 the residue of my p. e.
    To grddau. Frances Wiley, a pied heifer.
    To chldn. Robert Henry, Hugh Henry, & Martha Wiley, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    Witn: John Pitts, Hutson Low, George Dean, Frances Wiley.
    1 March 1757, sworn to by Pitts, Low, & Wiley.

Liber 30, folio 234
20 Oct. 1756
DISHAROON, MICHALL, of Somerset Co., blacksmith.
    To wife, Mary Disharoon, for widhood, my dw. plntn., 58a of Asques Choice, & all my m. e. except legacies.
    To son Constant Disharoon, my sd. dw. plntn., my smiths tools & shop, my clothes, best grate, fine hat, & saddle.
    To son John Disharoon, young mare Funsey & a hunting saddle & bridle.
    To 5 chldn., on the d. or mar. of their mother, each a bed: Constant, John, Mary, Ann Starling, & Josepha Disharoon.
    To my 8 chldn. - Bannester, Elenor, Constant Disharoon, Margrett Dickson, John, Mary, Ann Starling, & Josepha Disharoon - on the d. or mar. of their mother, these negroes: woman Violate, young man Gudger, boy Jacob,  & girl Case.
    Extrs: wife, Mary, & son Constant.
    Witn: William Disharoon, Thos. Todvine, Joshua Porter.
    29 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Disharoon & Porter.

Liber 30, folio 335
WHITE, HENRY, husb. of Abigail White, d. intestate by 17 Jan. 1757, when she relinquished his admin. to Solomon Long, his greatest creditor.
    See Teatamentary Proceedings, Liber 36. 373.

Liber 30, folio 235
23 Dec. 1756
JONES, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To sons Robert Jones & James Macmurray Jones: to the latter, Downses Choice & 100a adj Jones's Chance & to the former, the other part of my land.
    To dau. Ann, on the d. of my wife, negro man Hary.
    To dau. Sarah, negro girl Suffiah.
    Witn: William Nutter, Richard Stevens Bounds, Hezekiah Dorman.
    1 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Margaret Jones, the widow, elected her 1/3 of both r. & p. e.

Liber 30, folio 236
1 Nov. 1756
HANDY, [Capt.] JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To son Levin Handy, all my lands on Wiccomico R., but if he d. s. p. & the child my wife is big with be a boy, to him, & he is to be John.
    To son Thomas Handy, the plntn. where I live, reserving to my wife, Ann, for life, all my lands below a line from a new cosaway above the house to the div. line
betw. me & William Nutter, & on her d., to sd. son Thomas.
    To sd. child my wife goes with, if a boy, Quarter Plntn., at the head of the neck, but if he d. s. p., to sd. son Levin; & to sd. child., boy or girl, L 100.
    To dau. AEmelia Handy, L 100.
    To sd. wife, 1/3 my p. e., & the residue to be equ. div. betw. 2 sons Thomas & Levin, dau. AEmelia, & the child my wife goes with.
    I intreat my friends John Henry & Ephraim King & my bro. Saml. Handy to look out for my wife & chldn.; sd. Saml. is to care for him, but son Levin is to live with his gfrdmother [my mother].
    My extrs are to complete the transactions started betw. me & Capt. Henry Waggman.
    Extrs: sd. wife, friends John Henry & Ephraim King, & bro. Saml. Handy.
    Witn: Thos. Gilliss, Wm. Winder, Sarah Handy, Mary Handy.
    15 Dec. 1756, signing himself  "yr. afft. Kinsman," sd. John Henry relinquished his right to join in the sd. admin.
    28 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Gilliss & Winder, & thewidow elected her 1/3 the p. e.

Liber 30, folio 339
5 Dec. 1756
ARMSTRONG, EDWARD, Calvert Co., planter.
    To my mother & extrx. [not named], all my p. e., & for life, Island Crk. Neck, & on her d., to my sister Rhines Denton.
    To bro.-in-law Henry Tanner, mare Spot.
    To Elizabeth Gardner a horse colt.
    Witn: Edward Gardner, John Evans, D[avid] Hellen.
    17 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 239
2 Feb. 1757
KENT, JENNET, Christ Church Parish, Calvert Co.
    To son John Tucker, a bed, &all my corn, wheat, meat, & tobacco.
    To son John Kent, a bed., & equ. div. with son John Tucker, negro girl Moll.
    To daus. Jennet & Thomezen Kent, negro girl Sarah, who is to choose which to go to, & to sd. Jennet, my blue short cloak, & to sd. Thomazen, 500 lb.tob.
    To dau. Rebecca Askew, my wearing appl.
    To dau. Elizabeth Monett, John Tucker, s. o. James decd., Thomas Tucker, s. of Derumple Tucker decd., & John Williams, s. o. John Williams decd., each 1 sh.
sterl.
    To grddau. Jennett Askew, a ewe & lamb
    Extrs: sons John Tucker & John Kent.
    Witn: Thoms Freeman, Sr., Jno. Stallings, Jr., Jas. Kirshaw.
    5 Feb. 1757, within 24 hrs. of the d. of testator, Kirshaw & Stallings swore her will was that if son Tucker d. s. p., his share shd. descend to the 3 Kent chldn.
    25 Feb. 1757, sworn to by Kirshaw & Stallings.

Liber 30, folio 241
14 Nov. 1756
FREELAND, ROBERT, [Calvert Co.], planter.
    To son Robert Freeland, Jr., all the land I bought of Abraham & Eleazar Birkhead, except 25a: Truemans Chance 232a, Dorsey Folly 70a, & pt. of Dear Quarter.
    To son Francis Freeland, the tract beg. W of Neglect at a br. W of a tree in the lines of Letchworth Chance & Freemans Chance & running up to Plum Point Br.
then E of the plntn. where Acquilla Johns once dw. to the div. line betw. Richard Johns of Fuller & Richard Johns whom I bought the land of & to Dear Quarter.
    To son Jacob Freeland, The Neglect where [I ?] formerly dwelt & the remainder of Letchworth Chance.
    To son Frizby Freeland, part of Mackalls Force I bought of Joseph Hall on Patuxent R., but if he d. s. p. to my son Peregrine Freeland, to whom I give the rest of sd. land, but if he d. s. p., to son Frizby Freeland.
    To dau. Mary, wife of Wm Harrison, Jr., Cox's Freehold & Mary Greenwood I bought of John & Henry Cox.
    To dau. Sarah Freeland, Good Luck, 150a I bought of Margaret Dick, & Parkers Bluffs, 50a I bought of Sarah Malden.
    To dau. Rebecca Freeland, Robinsons Rest, 200a I bought of John Lynch, John Marquiss, & Benja. Guyton,  25a of Dear Quarter, the inspecting house & land in Hunting Town, & negro boy David Whittington.
    To Elizabeth & Robert Freeland, chldn, of my son Benja. Freeland decd., L 10 each paid at age 21.
    Extr: Robert Freeland, Jr.
    Witn: Benja. Huntt, Jas. Sawell, William Allnutt.
    3 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 243
16 Jan. 1757
MASSEY, ELIZABETH, of Prince George's Co., widow.
    To dau. Mary Hanson, negro woman Kate & her dau. Patience, a chest of dreawers, a large looking glass, & negro boy Bob.
    To my son William Tyler's childn., who have had a sufficient share, I give 1 sh. to be div. among them.
    To my dau. Mary Batts's chldn. - Elizabeth Greenfield, Mary Barnes, & Sarah Barnes - each a gold ring.
    To dau. Elizabeth Hanson, the residue, & if she d. before me, to her chldn. as f she was alive to enjoy it herself.
    Extr: son-in-law John Hanson.
    Witn: Henry Acton, John Acton, Jr., Edward Marlow.
    15 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 243
14 Nov. 1756
BATT, HUMPHREY, Prince George's Co., shipwright.
    To son-in-law & extr., James Trueman Greenfield, Part of Aldermson & Addition, 206 1/2a in Calvert Co.
    To son-in-law Richd. Barnes & his present wife, Mary Hayward Barnes, Wantwater 35a with the dw. I live in, Cuba, 3a adj., & Hinsons 10a with water mill.
    To son-in-law Saml. Barnes & his present wife, Sarah Barnes, Partnership, 200a in Frederick Co., provided my wife, Elizabeth, have 1/3 for life.
    To sd. wife 1/3 the residue of my p. e., & the rest equ. div. betw. sd. James Trueman Greenfield, Richard Barnes, & Samuel Barnes.
   Witn: Henry Lowe, Butler Newman, Wm. Lumly.
    9 Feb. 1757, sworn to by Lowe & Newman.

Liber 30, folio 245
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WHYPS, BENJAMIN, [Baltimore Co.]
    7 Feb. 1757, 2 'clock p. m., Nichls. Dorsey, Robert Gilcrist, & John Glover swore they heard Benjamin Whyps declare that his mother, Margaret Whyps,
widow, & his sister Susannah Whyps should poss. all his e. r. & p. during their natural lives.                 before Wil Lyon.

Liber 30, folio 245
9 Jan. 1757
BULL, JOHN, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To son John Bull, Howards Harber 150a & Ruffs Chance 150a.
    To son Jacob Bull, at the d. or 2d mar. of my wife, Hannah Bull, 4 tracts on Winters Run: Airses Lot 100a, Frenches Bedford 45a, Aslen & Deals Chance 100a,
& Wilsons Choice 5a.
    To wife & extrx., Hannah Bull, all my p. e.
    Witn: Henry Thomas, Edmund Bull, Elenor Jerrott.
    16 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow abode by the will.

Liber 30, folio 246
17 Dec. 1756
KEEPER, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co., farmer.
    To wife & extr., Clarah, New Holland 300 with the livestock & other m. e. provided she never mar., & what is left, to grdson Joseph Keeper, s. o.son Joseph.
    To sd. son Joseph Keeper, Sr., dau. Susannah Kimpson, dau. Mary Pierce, & son William Keeper, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    Witn: James Wells, Jr., Samuel Danner, John Shrimplin.
    24 Jan. 1747 [sic], sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 247
17 Feb. 1757
CREIGHTON, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co., farmer.
    To wife, Mary, the crops & livestock, & if she keep the chldn., she is to have L 3/yr. for 8 yrs. for schooling them, but if she mar., my 2 sons, John & Wm.
Creighton are to be free at age 12; to her also, a copper still about 1/2 pd. for.
    To bro. & extr., John Creighton, my lands & some crops.
    Witn: John Murray, Thoms Moore, Thos. Archer.
    15 March 1757, affirmed by Murray (Quaker) & sworn to by Moore & Archer.

Liber 30, folio 249
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HENDLEY, ROBERT, St. Mary's Co.
    28 March 1757, Barnaby Angell swore that when he was writing his will Robert Hendley gave to his sons Jeremiah Hendley & James Hendley negro woman Frank & her increase.

Liber 30, folio 249
27 Dec. 1756
STORM, JACOB, the elder, Frederick Co., farmer.
    To wife [not named], her riding saddle & my best bed.
    My extr. is to sell Part of Taskers Chance, where I dw., & divide the money thus:
    One third to sd. wife & the residue to my chldn - Vandel Storm, Jacob Storm, the younger, John Storm, Peter Storm, Susannah Coonie, Anna Maria Bruner
(wife of Peter Bruner), Elizabeth Kyle (wife of Adam Kyle), Barbara Turner (wife of Jcob Turner), Christian Storm, Mary Storm, Catherine Storm, Charlotte
Storm, & Anna Maria Storm, equ. div.
    Extrs: friends Stephen Ramsburger, John Bruner, farmers.
    Witn: Frederick Becker, Samuel Becker, Peter Toselor [all 3 in German].
    7 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all extrs. &witn.

Liber 30, folio 250
16 Dec. 1756
WADDAMS, ELIZABETH, [Prince George's Co.]
    To my only son, Orlando Smith, the residue of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Je[remih] Belt, Jr., Lancelott Willson, Samuel Cornole.
    23 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 wtn.

Liber 30, folio 254
2 Nov. 1756
LAMAR, JOHN, Jr., [Prince George's Co.]
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Lamar, 1/3 my m. e., & for life, the plntn. I live on & 1/3 my part of Majors Lott, unless she mar. . . .
    To my 6 chldn - William Bishop, Mark, Jacob, Rebecca, Susanna, & John - the remainder of my m. e.
    To my eldest son, William Bishop Lamar, on my wife's d., the plntn I live on
    Witn: Robt. Lamar, Basil Beall, Richard Lmar.
    24 March 1757, sworn to by Basell Beall & Robert Lamar.

16 Dec. 1756, to Mr. Benton Harris, [Depy. Commy., Worcester Co.], I decline administering on my father's e. & desiree that my mother-in-law admin. in my behalf.
                                                                                                                                                                Petter Oins.

Liber 30, folio 252
11 April 1756
OWEN, PETER, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son & extr., Peter Owen, the plntn. I live on, & if he d. s. p., to my son Only Owen.
    My m. e. is to be div. among my 10 chldn.
    Witn: Nicholas Hayman, Jonathan Cathell, John Ruark.
    26 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 253
11 Sept. 1755
BELL, JONATHAN, Worcester Co., planter.
    To wife, Uslee Bell, for widhood, my g. & c., & on her d. or mar., to be disposed of as follows:
    To dau. Mary Jones, negro wench Hanna.
    To dau. Beattey, negro girl Anns & a cow & calf.
    To dau. Nelley, negro child Winney, a bed, pewterware, a cow, & 2 sheep.
    To dau. Transence, a cow & calf.
    To dau. Uslee, negro girl Pinnee, a cow & calf, & a yoke of oxen.
    To dau. Shaela, a bed & furn.
    To the heirs of my dau. Ann decd., a young heifer to be div. among them.
    To son Jonathan Bell, my plntn. & land & all my g. & c.
    Extrs: wife, Uslee Bell, & son Jonathan Bell.
    Witn: Isaac Handy, Easther Tully, Joseph Collins.
    29 Oct. 1756, sworn to by Handy & Tully, & the widow, Ursala Bell, stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 254
24 Sept. 1749
TOWNSEND. JOHN, [Worcester Co.]
    To wife, Ansley, 1/3 my m. e.
    To son marshel Townsend & dau. Rhodey Halston, each a breeding ewe.
    To son & extr. John Townsend & his sister Ann Tailer, equ. div., the rest of my m. e., but my hand mill & 50 I took up, to sd. son John.
    Witn: Wm. Townsend, William Barkle Townsend, Jacob Williams.
    3 Dec. 1756, sworn to by William Townsend & Wm. Barkle Townsend.

Liber 30, folio 255
16 Oct. 1756
RICHARDS, JONES, Sr., Worcester Co.
    To son William Richards, the plntn where I live, & if he d. s. p., to son Elisha Richards.
    To son John Richards & dau. Mary Depray, each 1 sh.
    To son Michael Richards, my old gun..
    To 2 sons, Elisha & Jones Richards, my 2 other guns.
    To my other chldn. - Elisha, Easter, Jones, Ann, Elizabeth, Sarah, John, Margrett, Michael, Tabitha, & William Richards - chldn. of Sarah Richards, the rest of
my m. e. equ. div., all that Ann Powel has had is to be returned before divided.
    Extrs: wife, Sarah Richards, & son Elisha Richards.
    William Holland & George Howard are to be ttees over my chldn.
    Witn: William Holland, Hinman Wharton, David Wharton.
    31 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Wm. Holland & David Wharton.

Liber 30, folio 256
7 Sept. 1756
JONES, GEORGE, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son William Jones, 60a of Spittle Field.
    To son Joshua Jones, 60a of Spittle Field adj. William Jones' land & on the river.
    To son Maklamay Jones, the part of Spittlefield where I live, that is all the rest of my land.
    To dau. Sarah's dau. Ziporah Massey, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To the rest of my chldn. - George, Mary, Jesse, & Elenor Jones - the rest of my g. & c.
    To wife, Elenor Jones, for widhood, the plntn. where I live.
    Witn: Wm. Smock, Matthew Purnell, Sarah Darnoll.
    10 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Smock & Purnell, & 16 Dec. 1756, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 257
10 Nov. 1756
CRAPPER, EDMUND, Worcester Co.
    To son Edmund Crapper, the plntn. I live on.
    The residue of my e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Molly, Sophia, Rachel, & Nathaniel Crapper.
    My youngest chldn., Rachel & Nathaniel, are to have for their schooling 40 sh. each above their share.
    Extrs: Vincen Crapper & my son Edmund Crapper.
    Witn: Nathaniel Rackliffe, Isaac Marshall, Jimmy Rackliffe.
    7 Jan. 1757, sworn to by Nathaniel Rackliffe & Isaac Marshall.

Liber 30, folio 258
6 Dec. 1756
TAYLOR, SAMUELL, Sr., Worcester Co., planter.
    To son & extr., Samuell Taylor, Sams Folly 170a, negro fellow Robin, & my largest chest.
    To grdson Joseph Gray Taylor, the plntn I live on & Nodd, on the S side The Clearing Br. & my great table.
    My son-in-law Ezekiell Buttler & Mary, his wife, may possess the same for 2 yrs.
    To grdson Shadrach Buttler, s. o. Ezekiell & Mary Buttler, at age 21, Golden Purchase 80a & the rest of Nodd, on the N side The Clearing Br.
    To grdson Solomon Taylor, s. o. Samuel Taylor, my handmill & gun.
    To dau. Elizabeth Stevens, her choice of beds & the chest that was called her mothers.
    To grddau. Betty Butler, d. o. Ezekiel & Mary Butler, my oval table & my desk.
    To dau. Mary Butler, her next choice of beds & my riding beast.
    To dau. Esther Thakley, a cow & calf.
    The residue of my m. e. to my 3 daus. Elizabeth, Esther, & Mary, equ. div.
    Witn: Rich Ward, James Atkinson, James Noble.
    4 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3witn.

Liber 30, folio 259
27 April 1756
BISHOP, WILLIAM, Sr., Worcester Co.
    To son William Bishop, 200a of Bastem Stroak, negro boy Ned, & the Trumpet Mussel Gun.
    To son Benjamin Bishop, the plntn where I live, all I have of Simpleton, & 100a of Patrick Hills.
    To Bettey Deverix, d. o. John Deverix, negro boy Abner.
    To son Benja. Bishop, negro woman Tockawaugh, a gun Black Bess, a bed, handmill, & couch.
    To Esther Deverix, d. o. John Deverix, a bed.
    To son Joseph Bishop, negro boy George, negro girl Pammah, 300 bu. corn, a bed, his mare & bridle & saddle, & my coat.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: Mary Deverix, William Bishop, Benjamin Bishop, & Joseph Bishop.
    To son Joseph Bishop, a debt of L 0.49.5 in Wm Richardsons hands, a debt of L 14 in Madame Selbys hands, a debt in Stringer Tilneys hands, & L 3.
    Witn: William Nilson, Stringer Tilney, Joshua Evans.
    18 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 261
12 Oct. 1756
MILLS, SMITH, Worcester Co., planter.
    To eldest son, Robert Mills, negro boy Oca, a hand mill, & my still.
    To my second son, John Mill, my long gun, 1/2 my dw. plntn. at age 21, & the other 1/2 on my wife's d.
    To 3d son, Levi Mills, negro girl Sara & negro boy Coner on my wifes d.
    To dau. Elizabeth Mills, negro girl Peg, on my wifes d.
    To bro. Robert Mills, 2 barrels of brandy, my young mare, & as long as he sees fit to live on the plntn., the use of the sawed log house.
    To wife, Mary Mills, all my other e., & for life, sd. negroes & 1/2 my plntn.
    Extrs: wife, Mary, & bro. Robert Mills.
    Codicil. Sons Robert & John Mills are to be bound to trades till they are 21.
    Witn: Robert Stevenson, Sr., Robert Stevenson, Jr., John Grear.
    12 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 14 Feb. 1757, the widow stood to the ill.

Liber 30, folio 262
3 Dec. 1756
MAGINNIS, MICHAEL, Talbot Co., planter.
    To wife & extr., Sarah Maginnis, for widhood, all my p. e., but if she mar., it is to be equ. div. betw. her & my 3 youngest chldn: John, Cloudsby, & Mary.
    Witn: Pollard Edmondson, James Clark.
    14 Jan. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 263
20 Oct. 1756
GOLDSBOROUGH, NICHOLAS, Jr., Talbot Co.
    To Jeremiah Banning, Halls Neck & Grandy Addition to the fence that div. the plntn. & that at head of the crk. till it meets with Hopkins Point.
    To Henry Banning, Plain Dealing, Waits Fortain, & pt. of Grandy's Addition Resurveyed with other lands & called the Conjunction.
    Jeremiah & Henry Banning are to pay to Anthony Banning 5000 lb. tob. each to buy him land, & to sd. Anthony, negro girl Alse.
    My wife [not named] , at her d., is to leave her 1/3 equ. div. among Jere, Henry, & Anthony Banning.
    Extrs: Jeremiah & Henry Banning.
    Witn: Thos, Cooper, Mary Cooper, Ann Davis.
    24 Dec. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 264
31 Jan. 1757
JONES, DAVID, Talbot Co.
    To son Pierce Jones, my dw. plntn., part of Knapps Lot & The Prospect, but if he not make over Fleming's Freshes & a tract in Queen Anns Co. adj. Sharp-
less Coopers land (which came by his wife Ellinar), sd. dw. plntn, The Wilderness 70, & Jones's Interest 40a are to be sold; also to sd. Pierce, my still.
    To son David Jones, L 35 to discharge a bond passed to Nicholas Goldsborough, Jr.
    To son William Jones, negro man Cuddy & negro child Amynta.
    To son James Jones, negro girl Hannah.
    To on John Jones, negro girl Rachel.
    To dau. Mary Jones, negro woman Doll, negro girl Leah, & a set of teaspoons marked DJC.
    To my cousin Mary Jones, a small desk.
    If the negro girl given to son James Jones or the negro girl given to son John Jones d. before either comes to age . . .
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: William, James, John, & Mary Jones.
    Extr: friend Thomas Browning.
    Witn: Thomas Loveday, Joseph Price, Sarah Brinsfield.
    11 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 266
19 July 1756
PORNAL, THOMAS, Talbot Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Martha, black mare Pophon & her colt, & for widhood, my dw. plntn.
    To son Anthony, a sorrel mare & her colt, sd. dw. plntn. on sd. wife's d. or mar., & the rest of Dudley's Chance.
    To grdson Thomas Pornal, my 70a of Dudley's Chance in Tuckahoe Neck in Queen Anns Co.
    Son Anthony is to live with his mother-in-law till he is 19, or if he prefer, he is to be under the care of  William Mason of Queen Anns Co.
    To dau. Sarah, a cow & heifer.
    William Banning may have the renting of my plntn. in Tuckahoe Neck till grdson Thomas is of age or mar.
    To dau. Tabitha Mason, 10 sh. sterl.
    Witn: Samuel Broadaway, Thomas Frampton, Francis Stevens.
    27 Jan. 1757, sworn to by Broadaway & Frampton.

Liber 30, folio 267
8 Jan. 1756
HADDAWAY, THOMAS, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son William Haddaway, 1/2 Haddaways Addition, taken up betwixt me & Michael Commins.
    To son Thomas Haddaway, 100a of Lowes Desire on Red Lyon Br. in Queen Anns Co. I purchased of my bro. George Haddaway.
    My wife, Elizabeth Haddaway, shall have the use of my p. e. for life, & on her d., to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
    Son Wm. Haddaway is to pay son George Haddaway & son Thomas Haddaway is to pay son Edward Haddaway 1000 lb. tob. in consideration of sd. lands.
    Extrs: wife, Elizabeth Haddaway, & son William Haddaway.
    Witn. Tho. Smith, William James, William Commins.
    2 Dec. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 268
21 April 1755
BROOKE, BASIL, Charles Co., Gent.
    To 2 sons Basil & Michael Brooke, Bogue, the part of Calverton Manor I live on, the 1/2 on the S side of the middle br. of Kings Crk. adj. Sinclair to son Basil & the 1/2 on the N side of sd. br., where Wm. Tyser & Ann Upton live, to son Michael.
    To Geo. Maxwell of Charles Co., mercht., & Roger Brooke, Sr., of  Calvert Co., His Lordships Gift, on Bynams Br. at the head of Bush R. in Baltimore Co.
about 1180a, to sell to pay debts.
    To my wife & extrx., Sarah Brooke, the house where I live with 110a for her widhood, but if she have a child by me, for her life.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be div. by sd. Maxwell & Brooke & James Boarman, Jr., of Charles Co. thus: 1/3 to sd. wife & the remaining 2/3 equ. div. among
my 3 chldn. - Basil, Michael, & Mary Brooke - unless sd. wife have  child by me . . .
    Son Basil is to be under the care of Michael Tawney of Calvert Co. till he is 18; son Michael under the care of sd. Jas. Boarman, Jr. till he is 18; & dau. Mary is
to be under the care of her mother till the age of 16 or mar.
    Witn: Henry Brooke, William Ticer, Joseph Oyden.
    8 March 1757, sworn to by Brooke & Tycer.

Liber 30, folio 270
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GROVES, WILLIAM, Charles Co.
     13 April 1757, Edward Smoot & Abell Wakefield sworethat when they were with William Groves ill of the sickness he d. of he said his sister Mary Groves should have his whole e. a servant boy which he desired should be sold for the benefit of his mother.

Liber 30, folio 270
28 March 1757
GRAY, FRANCIS, Charles Co.
    To eldest dau., Elizabeth Evans, & dau. Mary Gray, 1 English sh. each.
    To wife, Anne Gray, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, the use of negro man Jacob, & on her d., to son Francis or son William.
    To son Francis Gray, 1/2 the residue except a large chest to son William Gray.
    To son William Gray, the other 1/2 my e.except his mother's 1/3 to be the right of sd.William Hargiss Gray.
    Extrs: 2 sons, Francis & William Gray.
    Witn: Aquila Bickerton, Humm Phrey Posey, John Elgin.
    6 May 1757, sworn to by Bickerton & Posey.

Liber 30, folio 271
19 May 1755
OTTWELL, FRANCIS, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son Charles Ottwell, the plntn he lives on, to be div. from the plntn. I live on by a line of marked trees, for life, & on his d., to son James Ottwell.
    To son & extr., James Ottwell, the rest of my land & the plntn. I live on, my handmill, plow, the rest of my iron tools, & 2 iron potts.
    Witn: J[ohn] Sheldon, Peter Corbin, P[eter] aylor.
    30 May 1757, sworn to by Corbin & Taylor

Liber 30, folio 272
23 Oct. 1756
DENT, WILLIAM, Charles Co.
    To son Warren Dent, all my lands in this Province, reserving for life for my wife, Anne Dent, the land I live on, & if sd. Warren d. s. p., to son Geo. Dent, & if
both d. s. p., the lands are to be sold & the produce equ. div. among my daus.
    To son George Dent, my 200a in Stafford Co., Virginia, the lands in Virginia formerly belonging to my bro. Thomas & now in possn. of Mr. Cox, who mar. his
widow; these lands in Virginia are to be disposed of or not at the discretion of my wife, Ann Dent & Allen McRea of Virginia.
    To sd. son George, a specialty of John Muscketts, now of Virginia, for L 50 sterl., a specialty of Mr. John Graham's of Virginia for L 146.8.9 sterl., & about
L 80, to be put out at interest till he comes of age.
    To grdchldn. Wm. Jordan & Ann Jordan, tobacco in the hands of their father, John Jordan.
    To dau. Judith Chase, L 20 sterl. to purchase plate.
    To wife, Ann Dent, for life, all my negroes, stock, hhold goods, & plntn. utensils, & then, equ. div., to my chldn: Warren, Mary, Ann, Rebecca, & Grace Dent.
    I empower sd. wife & extrx. to settle with M. Bayn Smallwood.
    Witn: John Posey, Jr., Thomas Overhall, Jno. Jordan.
    21 Feb. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn; the heir at law was a minor.

Liber 30, folio 274
7 July 1754
DOUGLAS, JOSEPH, Charles Co.
    To son Joseph Douglas, Smiths Fortune, 25a adj. Mr. Bradford's, 2 young negroes, James & Hannah, & a best bed.
    To dau. Elizabeth Douglas, 2 young negroes, Sue & June.
    To wife & extrx., Catharine Douglas, until son Joseph is 21, young negro boy Quominer & my riding chair.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Mary Marshall, Penellope Courts, William Douglas, John Douglas, Sara Thompson, Joseph Douglas,
& Elizabeth Douglas.
    Witn: Nath[aniel] Harris, Hendly Courts, Elizabeth Courts, Mathew Pape.
    23 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Harris, Hendly Courts, & Pape - William Douglas, heir at law, being absconded.

Liber 30, folio 275
3 Feb. 1757
WARREN, BARTON, Charles Co., planter.
    To wife, Elizabeth, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, Frailty, the plntn where I dw.
    To 2 sons, Notly & John, sd. plntn., to John the 200a adj. Robt. Yates laid off in a long square as broad on the river as in the woods & to Notly the residue.
    To son William Barton Warren, Strife, in Port Tobacco.
    To bro. Thomas Warren, my wearing appl.
    To dau. Susannah, a bed, a pewter dish, 6 pewter plates, a table, 2 cows & calves, & a horse or mare under 10 yrs. old.
    To son Edward, a bed, a pewter dish, a table, L 75 to be paid out of the stock of negroes, 2 cows & calves, & a horse or mare under 10 yrs. old.
    To son Robert, a bed, a pewter dish, 6 pewter plates, a table, L 75 paid out of the stock of negroes, 2 cows & calves, & a horse or mare under 10 yrs. old.
    The residue of my p. e. to be equ. div. among my 8 chldn: Jane Hungerford, Mary Musgroves, Notley Warren, John Warren, William Barton Warren, Susannah
Warren, Edward Warren, & Robert Warren.
    Extrs: sons Notly & John.
    Witn: Chas. Bruce, John Ford, Wm. Brown.
    9 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of the heirs at law.

Liber 30, folio 277
28 July 1754
BOARMAN, BENEDICT LEONARD, Charles Co.
    To wife & extrx., Anne Boarman, mulatto Stephen, 1/3 my p. e., my dw. house & plntn., & if she mar., 1/3 for life.
    To 4 sons - Benedict Leonard Boarman, Richard Basill Boarman, George Boarman, & Joseph Boarman - all my lands:
    To sd. Benedict, the part of Boarmans Rest he lives on.
    To sd. Richard, the plntn. where quarter is, part of Boarmans Rest & part of Inlargement.
    To sd. George, Standfords Field, part of Boarmans Rest, part of Assenton & Boarmans Inlargement.
    To sd. Joseph, the plntn. I live on after his mother's d.
    If any of my 3 daus. - Mary, Eliner, & Jane Boarman - be unmar. after their mother's d., they are to have 100a, 25a from each son's part.
    My lands - Hard Shift, Boarmans Addition [& the lands already listed] - are to be div. equ.
    To dau. Catharine Gardiner, negro girl Winnifret.
    Witn: Marsham Queen, I[gnatius] Doyne, Wm. Matthews.
    11 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 278
24 Nov. 1756
HARRIS, RAYCHALL, Frederick Co.
    To son Thomas Harris, negro boy Bob.
    To dau. Ruth Belt, for life, negro girl Chloe, & on her d., to grddau. Elizabeth Belt.
    To son Benjamin Harris, 4 yews.
    To dau. Sarah Toyneyhil, negro girl Dinah, boy Lattos, my riding creature, all my sheep except the 4 mentioned above, & the bed I lie on.
    Of what negroes Phillis, Damon, Ned, & Looie are sold for, my son Saml. Harris shall have L 40 sterl., & the rest equ. div. to son Benjamin & dau. Rebeckah
Perry.
    Extrs: son Thomas Harris & son-in-law William Taneyhil.
    Witn: Joshua Busey, John Cartwright.
    27 May 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 279
17 March 1757
CHRISTIE, CHARLES, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Cordelia Christie, all my hhold furn. & 1/3 my p. e.
    To son Gabriel Christie, all my e. r. & p. at age 20, he to choose a grdn. at age 16, & if he d. before he receive his e., sd. wife is entitled to another 1/3.
    The rest, with the r. e., to my mother Katharine Napie[r] in Scotland, & failing her, to be equ. div. betw. my bro. Wm. Christie, my sister, Mrs. Johnson,
& Elizabeth Christie.
    To sister-in-law, Mrs. Francis Stokes, my ring set with rubies.
    To friend Wm. Young, my seal ring.
    If my wife be with child at my d. & it survive . . .
    Extrs: sd. wife & friend Mr. David McCullock.
    Witn: [The Revd. Mr.] Hugh Deans, [Dr.] Thos. Lingan, [Dr.] Wil Lyon.
    Sworn to15 April 1757 by Deans & Lyon & 16 sd. month by Lingan.

Liber 30, folio 280
17 Aug. 1748
ROSS, WILLIAM, [Dorchester Co.]
    To 3 sons - James, Steven, & Charles Ross - Addition to Mount Pleasant 120a & Ross Desire 110 - in the freshes of Dorchester Co., equ. div.
    To my other 3 sons - John, Thomas, & William Ross - my other lands: to son John, Rosses Purchase 316 on the County Road from Winsmors Bridge to Arthur Whitely & William Chance 40a; to son Thomas, the resurv. Rosses Purchase adj. his bro. John & Mr. Stevens 160 perches; to son William, the plntn. where I live.
    To dau. Elizabeth my chest of drawers.
    To son Thomas, my desk, chest, little gun, & a bed.
    To son William, my long gun & handmill.
    Extrx: wife, Sarah Ross
    Witn: Arthur Whitely, Betty Whitely, Elinor McGraw.
    14 Feb. 1757, sworn to by Arthur & Betty Whitely.

Liber 30, folio 281
21 March 1757
GOLDSMITH, NOTLY, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To sister Sarah Truman Musgrove, for life, the land I dw. on, & on her d., to her dau. Anney Musgrove.
    To Mary Goldsmith, d. o. my bro. Micel Goldsmith, a cow & calf & 2 ewes & lambs.
    To sister Sarah Truman Musgroves, the rest of my e. till her chldn.come of age, which is now 3, then to be equ. div. among them.
    Witn: John Reeves, James Mills, Jr., Joseph Dunbar.
    21 April 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 282
3 Oct. 1755
GRESHAM, SARAH, Annapolis, [Anne Arundel Co.], widow.
    To son Richard Gresham, my house & land in Gravesend & Northfleet, England.
    To 3 grddaus, d. o. my dau. Sarah Woodin, L 30 each.
    To grdson John Gresham, s. o. my son John Gresham decd., L 5 when he comes of age.
    To grdson Richard Gresham, s. o. sd. son John, L 20 when he arrives at age.
    To grddau. Mary, d. o. sd. son John, L 20 when she comes of age.
    To grdson Thomas Gresham, s. o. sd. son John, negro girl Poll & negro boy Bacon when he is at age.
    To dau. Elizabeth Jones, my gold watch & wearing apl.
    To son & extr., Richrd Gresham, my bed & all the other furn. in the room.
    To sd. son Richard & dau. Elizabeth Jones, equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
    Witn: Jonas Green, William Rind, Wm. Webb
    Codicil. All I gave to dau. Elizabeth Jones in case she should ever marry I now give to her daus. by her husb. Jones equ. div., & whereas my extr. is now beyond
sea, I appt.Thomas Smith of Eastern Neck extr.
    Witn: Jonas Green, William Rind, Jas. Hynson.
    27 Aug. 1756, both will & codicil sworn to by Green & Rind.

Liber 30, folio 284
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MATTOX, MARGRET, Anne Arundel Co.
    To son Joseph Smith, 2 puter basons, 2 puter plates, 1 puter dish, & 1/2 my p. e.
    To son & extr., Charles Smith, 2 beds, puterware, a chest, a mare colt, & 2 hives of bees.
    To dau. Ann Robosson, a side saddle, all my clothes, 6 yards of cuntry cloth, & a hive of bees.
    To grdson Charles Robosson, s. o. George Robosson, a ewe & lamb.
    To grdson Edward Smith, s. o. Joseph Smith, a ewe & lamb.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 3 chldn. Joseph Smith, Charles Smith, & Anne Robosson.
    Witn: Marmaduke Robosson, Thos. Johnson.
    1 Oct 1756, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 285
6 Oct. 1756
DAVIS, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co., planter, son of Folk.
    To wife & extr., Alice Davis, for life, the lower 1/2 of my plntn., black horse Pleasure, my crops, & 1/2 my p. e.
    To sd. wife's dau., Elizabeth Oliver, on sd. wife's d., the lower 1/2 my plntn.& if sd. son Thomas d. s. p., the land given him.
    To John Gimmet, 1 sh. sterl.
    To Thomas Davis, s. o. my former wife, Elizabeth Davis, the other part of my lands & the other part of my p. e.
    Witn: Conrad Shomaker, John Fowler, Thomas Fowler, s. o. John.
    20 Oct. 1756, sworn to by John & Thomas Fowler.

Liber 30, folio 286
8 May 1756
PARISH, RACHEL, Anne Arundel Co.
    To dau. Elizabeth Knight, a young heifer with a white face.
    To dau. Rebeccah Parish, a bed & a toung pide steer.
    To 2 daus., Mary & Ann Parish, equ. div., the rest of my e., & sd. Mary is to have the care of sd. Ann.
    Witn: Thos. Norris, Sarah Heuit.
    5 Nov. 1756, affirmed by Heuitt (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 287
27 Feb. 1756
LAWRENCE, LEAVEN, Anne Arundel Co.
    To son Benjamin Laurence, Benjamin Addition 156 & negro boy Terry.
    To son John Laurence, all of Poplar Spring Garden on Poplar Spring Branch & negro boy Sam.
    To son Leaven Lawrence, the rest of Poplar Spring Garden & negro boy Peter.
    To dau. Rachel Laurence, negro girl Nan.
    To dau. Ruth Laurence, negro girl Sander.
    To dau. Bitsey Laurence, negro girl Kate.
    To dau. Peggey Laurence, negro girl Little Nan.
    To the child my wife goes with, negro boy Ismael.
    If either of sd. sons d. before age 21 .. . .; if either of sd. daus. d. before age 16 . . .
    The residue is to be equ. div. among sd. 8 chldn.
    Extrx: wife, Susanah Laurence.
    Witn: Henry Howard, Nich[olas] Dorsey, Vachel Dorsey, Jno. Dorsey, s. o. John
    9 Nov. 1756, sworn to by Henry Howard, Vachel Dorsey, & John Dorsey (s. o. John).

Liber 30, folio 288
4 Jan. 1755
GRAY, JOHN, Jr., Anne Arundel Co., Gent.
    To son & extr.,  John Gray, negro man Packlet.
    To dau. Rachel Moss, negro woman Hager, a bed, & L 10.
    To son Zachriah Gray, Grays Lands 150, Grays Range 100a, Murfey's Choice 125a, & all the residue, & he is to poss. his e. at age 20.
    Witn: Humph[ry] Boone, Jacob Allwell, William Humphrys.
    1 Nov. 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 289
7 Aug. 1756
RICHARDSON, DANIEL, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Margaret Richardson, for life, my dw. plntn. with the lands on the E side Beaver Dams Br., & until Thomas Richardson is 21, 110a on the  W side Beaver Dams Br. & 50a I bought of Wm. Richardson; also to Margaret, a silver milk [jar ?], 6 silver teaspoons, a pr. silver tongs, & 1/2 the p. e.
    To Thomas Richardson & Joseph Richardson, s. o. Thomas, at age 21, 110a on the W side Beaver Dams Br. & 50a I bought of Wm. Richardson, & on the d.
of sd. wife my dw. plntn. &1 /2 the p. e., to be in the hands of Joseph Hill, Gerard Hopkins, & Thos. Sprigg.
    Witn: Edwd. Sprigg, Saml. Smith, Ann Chany.
    Sworn to 25 Oct 1756 by Chany & 15 Nov. 1756 by Sprigg & Smith.

Liber 30, folio 290
22 Oct. 1756
MACCUBBINS, ZACHARIAH, Anne Arundel Co.
    To youngest son, Zachariah Mccubbin, William Grove, 200a on the head of South R. & 3 negroes: Jerry, Peter, & Blaim, & if my 2 sons [not named] d. under age, all my e. r. & p. is to be equ. div. betw. Nicholas Maccubbin & Elizabeth Hood, my bro. & sister.
    Witn: Thos. Hamilton, Jos. Ward, Darkas Connat.
    18 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Hamilton & Connat & affirmed by Ward (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 291
25 Nov. 1756
FAIREBROTHER, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co.
    To housekeeper, Sarah Howard, a black mare & colt I had of Wm. Hammond, a cow & calf  pd. at spring, a 2 1/2 gal. iron pot, & 10 barrels of Indian corn
    To cousin Mary Farebrother, d. o. my bro. Wm. Fairbrother, my young horse with a blaze on its face.
    To bro.-in-law Wm Nelson a cow & calf.
    To Thomas Howard, s. o. sd. Sarah, my bed & a cow & calf at age 21.
    The residue to friend & extr., John Humphrys.
    Witn: W[illiam] Hammond, Rachell Jones.
    21 Dec. 1756, sworn to by Jones.

Liber 30, folio 292
13 July 1756
CONNANT, CHARLES, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel Co. planter.
    To son Charles Connant, my 4 negroes - Samson, Ceaser, Bett, & Tom - & all my sterl. money in the hands of Silvanus Groves, John Buchanan, & William
Perkins, merchts. in London.
    17 July 1756, Thomas Caney declares that he was sent for by Mr. Charles Connant 13 July 1756 & made his will, & I understood he made the bequests to his son above the rest of his chldn. because he was so young, & extreme difficulty of breathing prevented Mr. Charles from completing the will; & that Elizabeth Woodden, Priscilla Woodden, John Sheeles, & Benjamin Carr were present.
    30 July 1756, Thomas Caney of Anne Arundel Co., schoolmaster, swore [to the above] & that Mr. Charles d. the day after the will was written.
    30 July 1756, Benjamin Carr Anne Arundel Co., planter, swore [in confirmation of all Caney said.]

Liber 30, folio 294
22 July 1756. to Mr. Nichl. Macnemara, Depy. Commy., Anne Arundel Co., Mary Burdus resigned her right to the admin. of the e. of her husb., Richard Burdus [intestate], to Major Nicholas Maccubbin.

Liber 30, folio 294
17 Sept. 1754
ROWLES, SARAH, Anne Arundel Co., widow.
    To dau. Elizabeth Graham, 40 sh. if she survive me; if she dos not, to her son Thomas Bell.
    To dau. Saral Smith, 10 sh.
    To dau. Rachel Kitten, my best bed, negro fellow Jockey, his bed & chest & all belonging to him, & 1 pair spoon moulds.
    To grdchild Sarah Kitten, negro girl Pamela.
    To dau. Susana Stewart, my 2d-best bed, my clothes, my best side saddle, a wooden spinning wheel, a 5-gal. iron pot, & an iron pestle.
    To dau. Mary Cheney, negro girl Betty, her bed, chest, gray mare Bonny & her bell, a side saddle, hhold furn, & the rest of my clothes equ. div. betw. her & dau. Ruth Graham.
    To grdchild Sarah Cheney, my 3d-best bed, negro child Hannah, a bell-metal skillet, & an 8-gal. iron pot.
    To dau. Ruth Grehams, a bed, a large chest with lock & key, 1/2 my clothes, & a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To dau. Constant Yieldhall, 10 sh.
    To son Thomas Rowles, 1 sh.
    To son & extr., John Rowles, all my livestock & a pr. of pocket stillards.
    To grdson Thomas Kitten, a mare Coone.
    The residue is to be div. betw. son John Rowles & dau. Comfort Robinson.
    Witn: John Dorsey, Robert Caples, J[ames] Walker.
    13 Sept. 1756, sworn to by Caples & Walker.

Liber 30, folio 295
7 Dec. 1740
BLACK, ALEXANDER, London Town, [Anne Arundel Co.], mercht.
    To bro.William Black, in London, to my niece & his dau. Mary Black, to sister Mary Black, in Edinburgh, & to my mother for my niece Mary Tate, in Edinburgh, d. o. my sister Margaritt, L 500 sterl. apiece.
    To sister Christian Williams, L 800 sterl., & in case she d., to her dau. & my niece Hannah Williams.
    To sister Jeany Campbell, in London & to my cousin James Dick, each L 300 sterl.
    To Ann Pead, in Maryland, & to Thoms Caton, my apprentice, each L 500 sterl.
    Extrs: William Black, in London, mercht., James Dick, Thomas Caton, & James Wardrope, of this Province.
    Witn: St[even] West, Jr., Stephen West, Paul Ruiz.
    8 March 1757, sworn to by Stephen West, Jr.

Liber 30, folio 296
17 Jan. 1757
WESTALL, RICHARD, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To sister Sarah Fish, for life, all my lands & all my p. e., & on her d. to her 3 chldn. Benjamin, Richard, & William Fishes equ. div.
    Extrs: 2 friends Richard Jacob, Sr., & Hugh Mariken, Jr.
    Witn: Daniel Stansbury, s. o. Thos., Silvanus Pumphery, Jacob Merriken.
    24 March 1757, sworn to by Stansbury & Merriken.

Liber 30, folio 297
18 Feb. 1757
GASSAWAY, NICHOLAS, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel Co.
    To the heirs of my decd. dau. Ann Peirpoint, Samuel Pierpoint etc., to dau. Elizabeth Selman, to dau. Susannah Mansill, & to son Nicholas Gassaway, 1 sh. ea.
    To 3 sons, Benjamin, Richard, & Robert Gassaway, Talbot Resolution Manner 300a, equ. div., Benja. tohave first choice; if either d. before age 21 . . .
    My wife, Rachel Gassaway is to be my extrx., & all my p. e. to her & chldn: Thomas & James Gassaway, Hannah Porter, Mary Gassaway, Lucy Nicholson,
Benjamin, Sarah, Richard, Robert, & Rachel Gassaway.
    Witn: John Dorsey (of John), William Jean, William Aldredge, Caleb Dorsey, s.o. John.
    Sworn to 21 April 1757 by William Iian & William Aldridge & 17 May 1757 by John Dorsey (of John).

Liber 30, folio 299
19th day 3mo 1757
HOPKINS, PHILIP, Anne Arundel Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Hopkins, for life, Hopkins Fancy 204, my dw. plntn., & on her d., it is to be sold by my eldest son  & the money div. among my 7 chldn:
Gerrard, Richard, Samuel, Philip, William, Elizabeth, & Margarett Hopkins.
    I empower my extrx. to convey to George Neal The Pick 150a & to sell Hopkins Choice.
    Extrx: wife, Elizabeth Hopkins.
    Witn: Joseph Richardson, Edward Cole, George Gardiner.
    27 June 1757, affirmed by Richardson (Quaker) & sworn to by Cole.

Liber 30, folio 300
4 Feb. 1757
TUCKER, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To son & extr., John Tucker, Hamilton Park, in Calvert Co.
    To son Seborne Tucker, horse blaze, my saddle, & agreeable to my father's will, Emmortons Range.
    To dau. Mary Tucker, negro boy Jeffory.
    The residue of my p. e. to my 5 chldn: Ann, Jacob, Charles, Isaac, & Mary equ. div.
    Witn: Saml. Robertson, John Griffis, Saml. Stone.
    14 June 1757, sworn to by Griffis & Stone & affirmed by Robertson (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 301
8 April 1753
GRIFFITH, ORLANDO, Anne Arundel Co.
    Extr: son Henry Griffith, to whom, 10 sh.
    To wife, Katherine Griffith, all my p. e., but if she mar., only 1/3.
    The other parts are to be equ. div. betw. my 3 youngest chldn: Lucrecia Griffit, Orlando Griffith, & Charles Greenberry Griffith
    To son Greenberry Griffith, Wards Care Enlarged 172a, where he dw., 26a of Howards Luck, betw. the original Howards Luck & Rich Necks.
    To son Joshua Griffith, the 340a of Griffiths Adventure where he dw. & L 7.
    To sons Benjamin & Orlando Griffith, Marl Run, 500a of Griffiths Adventure near a draft of Patapsco R., equ. div., & to sd. Benjamin, L 25.
    To son Charles Greenberry Griffith,  250a of Grifiths Adventure laid out by Polecat Forrest.
    To dau. Sarah Dorsey, L 10.
    To dau. Lucretia Griffith, L 50 when she is 16.
    To son Orlando Griffith & son Charles Greenberry Griffith, each L 40 when he is 21.
    Witn: George Scott, Abso[lute] Warfield, Nick Dorsey, Ch[arle]s Worthington, Jr.
    25 April 1757, sworn to by Warfield, Dorsey, & Worthington, & 26 April 1756 [sic] Catherine Griffith renounced the claim expressed to her in the will.

Liber 30, folio 303
23 May 1757
BONE, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To son Nicholas Boone, Pauls Neck 200a.
    To son John Boone, Browns Adenture 160a & 50a of Rattle Snake Neck adj.
    To son Robert Boone, Rockholds Range 200a & 100a of Rattle Snake Neck adj.
    To wife, Mary, for life, Maid Stone, where I live, & on her d., to son Burley Boone, but if he d. s. p., to daus. Elizabeth & Rebecca Boone; also to sd. wife,
negro woman Kate & my horse Boul.
    To dau. Elizabeth Boone, negro girl Patience.
    To dau. Rebecca Boone, negro girl Sue.
    The residue is to b e div. equ. among sd. wife & extrx., Mary, & my chldn: John, Robert, Burley, Elizabeth Boone.
    Witn: John Merriken, Samuel Meade, Samuel Moss, Elizabeth Moss.
    27 June 1757, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 304
16 March 1757
PRATT, ELIZABETH, Queen Anns Co., widow.
    To grdson & extr., Robert Pratt, all my share of corn, wheat, & tobacco made this yr., but he is to let Ann Watkins have 5 bu. clean wheat.
    My grdchldn.- Henry Pratt, John Pratt, Thomas Pratt, Rebecca Pratt, & Benjamin Pratt - are to have 1000 lb. tob. in goods my e. can afford.
    Witn: Ephraim Emerson, Ann Watkins, Sarah Winsor, John Downes.
    9 June 1757, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 305
12 June 1757
WALLIS, WILLIAM, Queen Anns Co.
    To son William Wallis, my dw. plntn., 300a of Bosebys Fortune 500a, & the remaining 200a are to be sold & the money equ. div. betw. 3 daus: Ann, Mary,
& Hannah.
    To William Beck, 11a where his house stands.
    Extr: bro. John Wallis
   To John Reyley, a bed.
    Witn: John Sewell, George Borress, Margret Betten, Jan Galikhell.
    28 June 1757, sworn to by Sewell, Borress, & Betten, who say the bequest to Reyley was not there.

Liber 30, folio 306
2 June 1757, Elizabeth Nabb renounced the extrship of the will [Liber 30, folio 628]of James Nabb of Queen Anns Co.                 Witn: Jas. Benton

Liber 30, folio 306
3 Feb. 1757
CRAIG, ROBERT, Worcester Co.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Craig, Dumfress, in Broad Necks, for the use of her self & chldn.
    To the child my wife is now with, if a boy, houses & Lot 10 in Snow Hill Town, & if a girl, sd. houses & lot with my dau. Nemey Craig, but for want of heirs to
either, to sd. wife.
    Witn: H[enr]y Johnson, Isaac Morris, John Barrett.
    3 March 1757, sworn to by Johnson & Barrott & affirmed by Morris (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 307
2 June 1757
EASOM, JOHN, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son Eliga Easom, 10a of Powels Lot & 15a of Winter Quarter.
    To wife & extr., Alie, the rest of Winter Quarter for life, & on her d., to dau. Gate Easom.
    Todau. Gate Easom, livestock & all the rest of my e. within doors & without, except to sd. wife the old horse & the use of the other stock till Gate is of age.
    To dau. Rachel Johnson, 1 sh. sterl., & the remainder of sd. [share?] toher 5 chldn. for schooling.
    Witn: William Tingle, Matthew Rogers, Garshom Saxton.
    1 July 1757, sworn to by Tingle & Rogers, & Ailie Easom, the widow, elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 308
24 March 1757
ROBINSON, WILLIAM, Worcester Co., planter.
    To eldest son, William Robinson, the plntn where I live & the land as far as the Ship Pent [& the long gun].
    To cousin Joshua Robinson, s. o. John Robinson decd., 80a of Fare Haven, lying in the neck, which fell to me by the deaths of my sister Rachel & my father.
    To son Michel Robinson, all the rest of my land with the shortest gun.
    To 2 daus. Leah & Elizabeth Robinson, 2 cows & calves when they are at age & the long gun.
    Extrs: Michel Robinson & my wife, Sofiah.
    Witn: John Coffan, Elizabeth Clark, Mary Evans.
    15 April 1757, sworn to by Coffan & Clark.

Liber 30, folio 310
29 Dec. 1756
BUNCLE, ALEXANDER, Worcester Co.
    All my r. e. is to be sold to pay debts, & the residue I give to my wife [Anne], who with my son-in-law John Selby I appoint extrs
    Witn: John Rosse, Samuel Wise, Jno. Wilson, Thomas Jones.
    11 April 1957, sworn to by Rose, Jones, & Wilson, & Anne Buncle, the widow, elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 310
[ROBINSON, WILLIAM.]
    18 April 1757, Sopfia Robinson resigned the admin.of her husband's e. to her bro.-in-law Michael Robinson.       Witn: David Aydilatt.

Liber 30, folio 311
Circa 16 days before 24 Jan. 1757
CLARK, WILLIAM, [Worcester Co.]
    24 Jan. 1757, Jeffrey Shanly, 22 yrs. old, late servant to Wm. Clark decd., swore that at sundry times he has heard his decd. master say that all the wigs then made & unsold shd. be property of Fereby Powell, wife of. Wm. Powell of Worcester Co., hatter, & that the last time he heard him say so was not more than
16 days ago.

Liber 30, folio 311
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WHICHCOTE, PAUL, [Kent Co.], mariner, in his 67th yr.
    To wife [not named], besides her 1/3, negro girl Luce, a bed, plowhorse Dolphin, her riding mare Gray.
    To son Paul & dau. Sarah, all my land but 50a equ. div. & the residue of my p. e.
    To grdson Benjamin Whight, sd. 50a, at the end next John Read, negro boy Soll, a heifer, & mare Young, when he is at age or free from his master.
    Witn: William Browning, John Browning.
    8 March 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 312
16 March 1757
EVERITT, BENJAMIN, Kent Co., planter.
    To sons Joseph, Hailes, & Benjamin Everitt, equ. div., all my r. e.
    To sons Joseph & Hailes, L 10 each, & to son Benja., L 25.
    To daus. Anne, Sarah, Elizabeth, & Mary, equ. div., the residue of my p. e.
    Extr: wife, Ann.
    Witn: Kenvin Wroth, St. Ledger Everit, John Buchanan.
    26 April 1757, sworn to by Wroth & Buchanan.

Liber 30, folio 313
13 Jan. 1757
COOPER, WILLIAM, Frederick Co.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Jane, John, Philip, Mary Ann, Ann, & Leonard Cooper.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Ann Cooper, Cooper Hole, 15 1/2a on Priests Run near Kittoctin Crk. with a water mill.
    My chldn. Philip, Mary Ann, Ann, & Leonard Cooper are to be brought up Roman Catholic by sd. wife, & if she d. before sd. chldn. come to age (at 18 yrs), sd. Philip, Mary Ann, & Ann are to be brought up by John Sanders, s. o. Edwd. Sanders of Charles Co., & Leonard by Josua Sanders of Charles Co.
    Witn: Meredith Davis, Carlton Tannehill, Alex. Magruder, the 3d.
    6 May 1757, affirmed by Davis (Quaker) & sworn to by Tannehill.

Liber 30, folio 314
14 April 1757
WEEDEN, JOHN, Queen Anns Co.
    To dau. Lydia Weeden, my bed & negro man Charles, negro woman Mary, & negro boy John, & if she d. s. p., to dau. Rebecca Weedon.
    To dau. Rebecca Weedon, a small bed & a large oval table & negro women Dorcas & Eba & negro boys Tom & James.
    To godson Richard Small, my troopers furniture.
    To daus. Lydia & Rebecca Weedon, equ. div, the residue.
    Extrx: wife, Mary Weedon.
    Witn: John Downes, [Henry] Downes, John Sweatt.
    21 July 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., who did not think testator of sound & disposing mind.

Liber 30, folio 315
15 March 1757
WOODWARD, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To my wife & extrx.[not named] & child William Woodward, the residue.
    Witn: Matthew Wise, Hopewell Adams.
    20 June 1757, sworn to by both witn., & the widow stood to the will.

LIBER 30, FOLIO 316
17 Jan. 1757
LEE, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To eldest dau., Elizabeth Gibson & dau. Susannah Bouling, a breeding sow each.
    To daus. Henereta Hobson, Sarah Tippit, Jane Tippit, & Mary Fanning, a ewe & lanb apiece.
    To sons Thomas Lee & John Lee, a bed each.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Lee, the residue, but if she mar., her 1/3 only, & the residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sons, Thomas & John, & Susannah Boling is to  have 1500 lb. tob.
    Witn: Thos. Coode., Francis Yates.
    9 June 1757, sworn to by Yates, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 317
28 March 1757
GREENWELL, STEPHEN, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To son Rodulph Greenwell, my dw. plntn. & part of Colebrook Level adj. it adj. the head of Jamey Obotom near the corner of Spinks Rest near the path from my house to Jno. Bas. Heard's  . . . on the W side the path from my house to Dilliongs Chapel & the line of Beaverdam Manner.
    To son William Greenwell, 37 1/2a of Spinks Rest, wherehe lives, & part of Colebrook Level.
    To son John Greenwell, the rest of my lands.
    To son Rodulf Greenwell, a bed, my gun, a large square walnut table, 2 leather chairs, my gun, pewterware, a cow, an iron pot, & all my wearing appl.
    To dau. Elizabeth Greenwell, a bed, 2 leather chairs, a chest, my fidle, a square walnut table, pewterware, a cow & 2 ewes, & a linen wheel.
    To dau. Henerita Greenwell, a bed, 2 leather chairs, a cow, a walnut table, a chapan candle box, pewterware, a linen wheel, & 2 ewes.
    To son William Greenwell, a ewe.
    The rest of my livestock & the wool, cotton, & flax belonging to me are tobe kept for the use of my present family.
    To wife & extrx., Monica Greenwell, my riding horse to be employed to the most advantage of my present family & an iron spit.
    Wheras sons Leonard & Ignas.Greenwell & 2 daus., Susanna, who mar. Wm. Stone, & Mary, who mar. Henry Jarboe, received of me full portions . . .
    To son Rodolph & daus. Elizabeth & Henrito, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: Saml. Abill, Jr., Robert Wimsatt, Jr., Bennet Greenwell.
    7 June 1737 [sic], sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 319
11 Jan. 1747/8
YOUNG, JAMES, Prince George's Co., old & infirm.
    To dau. Elizabeth Foard, 5 sh.
    To son & extr., James Young, all my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Luke Marbury, Willm. Marbury, Elizabeth Marbury.
    Sworn to by William Marbury 14 May 1757 & by Luke Marbury 28 May 1757.

Liber 30, folio 320
26 May 1757
BAXTER, JOHN, Baltimore Co.
    To wife & extrx., Mary, 1/3 my r. e. for life & all my p. e., but if she mar., but 1/3 my p. e., & the remaining 2/3 to chldn. Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, Bethuel, & Wm. equ. div.
    To son Greenbury Baxter, 77a of Baxters Choice at the end where he has settled, provided he convey to my son Edmond Greenburys Choice.
    To son John, 77a of Baxters Choice adj. his brother Greenbury's part, but if he d. s. p., to son Benjamin.
    To sd. son Edmond, the rest of Baxters Choice & Baxyer's Folly, but if he d. s. p., to son Bethuel.
    To son George, Batson's Forest, my dw. plntn., but if he d. s. p., to son William.
    Witn: Stepn. Gill, G[eorge] Bramwell, Thos. Hudson.
    4 Aug. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 321
17 Sept. 1756
LITTLE, GEORGE, Baltimore Co.
    To son Thomas Little, dau. Jean Patterson, & dau. Mary Copeland, all I have given them.
    To son & extr., Guy Little, all I have given him & the residue of my e.
    Witn: Jno. Paca, Nicholas Power, William Paca.
    8 June 1757, sworn to by Mr. John Paca & Nicholas Powers.

Liber 30, folio 322
15 Dec. 1756
DARE, GEDEON, Calvert Co.
    To son Nathaniel Dare, the 2 tracts I live on, formerly Hoopers Clifts & Red Clifts, & now Gedeon & Cleverly Right, to extend no further than Dixons Beginning.
    To son Samuel Dare, the land where I formerly dw. beg. at the N bound of the land I bought of John Dixon & running own the Bay to near Little Quarter Br.,
then to Dixons Swamp . . . provided that my dau. Sarah Dare share the land as long as she is single.
    To son John Dare, the rest of the land given to son Saml. near Sharples Swamp& the land of Ellis Dixon & my saddle & bridle.
    To son Thomas Cleverly Dare, the land my father, Mr. Nathaniel Dare, purchased of Richard Durham near the head of Purkes Crk., & Bite the Biter, 112a I es-
cheated, provided my dau. Aletha Dare share the land as long as she is single.
    To sons & daus. - Nathaniel, Samuel, William, & Thomas Cleverly Dare, Mary Ieland, & Susanah Somervill - 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To grddau. Susanah Johnson, negro boy Benn.
    To grdson John Somervell, negro boy Hopewell.
    The residue equ. div., to sons & daus. Gedeon, John, Aletha, Elizabeth Parrot, Diana, & Sarah Dare, & John Gray Clefts & John Somervill to see a fair div.
    Extrx: wife, Susanah Dare.
    Witn: John Gray of Clifts, Cleverly Dare, Natl. Clagett, Ellis Dixon.
    13 July 1757, sworn to by Gray, Dare, & Dixon.

Liber 30, folio 324
21 Jan. 1757
BINYON, PARSLOW, Calvert Co.
    To 4 sons, equ. div., all my lands: John Binyon, Parslow Binyon, Thomas Parslow Binyon, & Benjamin Parslow Binyon.
    To son John, 1 sh. sterl; to son Parslow, a red heifer; to son Thomas Parslow, negro girl Jane.
    Sd. Jane's first child I give to son Benjamin Parslow in case they have no right to the land I have given them, but if they have sd. right, sd. Jane to my wife.
    To youngest son, Henry Binyon, negro girl Fiader, & her first child to my youngest dau., Anna.
    To eldsst dau., Ann Gardner, 1 sh.
    To dau. Elizabeth Pool, a heifer.
    To da. Elioner Sacks, 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson Richard Sacks, a heifer.
    To dau. Mary Binyon, a heifer.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Binyon, the residue.
    Witn: John Gray Clifts, Saml. Parran, Alexr. Hellen.
    13 July 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 325
14 May 1751
EDGE, JAMES, Mill Hundred, Talbot Co., merchant.
    To the poor of St. Michaels Parish, L 50.
    To wife & extrx., Hannah Edge, all my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Henry Tilton, William Skinner, Vincent Paddison, Archibald Marshall.
    27 April 1757, sworn to by Tilton, Paddison, & Marshall.
    27 April 1757, John Gordon swore that he waited on sd. Edge the day he d., & Edge handed him his will to add a codicil in favor of his wife, but on Gordon's
reading the will, Edge concluded that, though he had relations, none deserved as well as she.

Liber 30, folio 326
1 May 1757
ROBSON, HENRY, [Talbot Co.]
     4 May 1757, Christopher Spry, John Stocker, & Elizabeth Lennard swore that on 1 May this instant they heard Henry Robson decd.say he desired his bro.
Robert Robson to have his land during his life & that sd. Henry d. on 3 May this instant betw. 3 & 4 in the afternoon.

Liber 30, folio 327
1 April 1757
GRISSOM, JOSAWAY or GRASON, JOSHUA [Talbot Co.]
    To my bro. William Elston, Fishes Range, Contentshon, & Stapleton & Fishes Hofard, & my saddle.
    To sister Elizabeth Elston, my gray horse Topping.
    To Rachel Elston, d. o. Ralph Elston, 1500 lb. tob.
    To sister Elizabeth Elston & Mary Caslick, d. o. Elizabeth Knaliter, the residue.
    Extr: John Wabb.
    Witn: W[illiam] Porter, Jane Merrick, Isaac Kirby.
    17 May 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 327
20 Oct. 1756
[MACKNAMARA, TIMOTHY], Dorchester Co.
    To wife, Jean Macnamara, all my lands for life, 3 cows & calves, & all the sheep & hogs on my dw. plntn.
    To son & extr., John Macnamara all my lands for life, & on his d., equ. div., to grdsons John & Timothy Macnmara.
    To son Macnamara [sic], my still, a cane, & a silver spoon.
    To dau. Sarah Mannin, L 0.2.6 sterl.
    To grdson John Macnamara, black horse Negro, & to him & son Timothy Macnamara, my clothes equ. div., & to sd. Timothy a mare colt.
    To grdson Levin Macnamara, a 2-yr,-old heifer.
    Witn: Robert Scott, James Cannon, William Willey.
    11 April 1757, sworn to by Cannon & Willey.

Liber 30, folio325
24 Oct. 1746
BROWN, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
    One shil. sterl apiece to son Thomas Brown & Elizabeth, his wife, to the heirs of dau. Elizabeth & her heirs, to the heirs of  John Brown, to son Joseph Brown & Sarah, his wife, to dau. Sarah Doron, to Isack Brown & Ann, his wife, & to the heirs of my dau. Mary.
    To dau. Nancy, negro girl Morerar, a bed, & 1/4 my m. e., on the day of her mar.
    To son William Brown, Wheals, my dw. plntn., negro boy Sam, & 1/4 my m. e.
    To the child my wife & extrx., Elizabeth goes with, negro man Luna, a bed, & 1/4 my m. e.
    To Margaret Poll, the little girl that lives with me, a bed & a cow & calf.
    To wife, Elizabeth Brown or that woman they call Baty Pall, negro woman Mogo,  a bed, & all my lands, but if she mar., only sd. Mogo & negro man Easack.

Liber 30, folio 330
18 April 1757
TAYLOR, RICHARD, Cecil Co., planter.
    To wife, Ann Taylor, for life, my lands & my m. e., & on her d., the 1/2 the land I live on to son William Taylor  & the 1/2 son John lives on to him.
    My p. e. is to be equ. div. among ny 5 chldn: Samuel, Joseph, William, Hester, & Susanna.
    To son William, my sorrell stallion & a bed.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Joseph Taylor.
    Witn: Jno. Cald Clough, John Veazey, Jr., Eliza. Meekins.
    15 May 1757, sworn to by Veasey & Clough.

Liber 30, folio 331
7 Nov. 1753
WELLS, JOHN, Charles Town, Cecil Co., brick layer.
    To my only son, John Wells, & my only dau., Jean Woodrow, each L 0.2.6.
    To wife & extrx., Hannah Wells, the rest of my e.
    Witn: Robert Good, Convaly Risum, Jos. Smith.
    2 May 1757, sworn to by Good.

Liber 30, folio 332
15 Nov. 1756
STOOPS, PHILIP, Cecil Co.
    To son William Stoops, Pennyworth, that I bought of Richard Houghton, Phillips Addition, 5 1/2 of Middle Neck I bought of Edmund Jinings, Esq., Atty-in-fact for the heirs of Amos Garrett, by agreement 20 June 1744, & when sd. Wm. comes to age, he is to make over to John Cooper of Cecil Co.the 1/2 sd. land next to
Happy Harour; to son Wm. also, the land I bought of John Gears, & the E line is to be continued till it intersects the land James Coppin took up near the head of Hen Island Crk. & will take parts of Rook and Pill, Buntington, & Mapleton; but if son Wm. d. s. p., to 2 other sons, John & Philip Stoops equ. div.
    To son John Stoops, my dw. plntn. with all my land on Sassafrs R. & betw. Hen Island Crk.& the crk. betw. my plntn. & Nicholas Dorrils.
    To son Philip Stoops, the plntn. where he lives with all the land I bought of Daniel Benson, part of Frysbies Neglect I bought of Wm. Harris, John Brice, & Daniel Cheston, the land I bought of Thos. Eterington, the land I bought of Thomas Jones, & Bucksmedows, bought of John Cox.
    To 2 daus., Isabel & Rebecca, the land I bought of Rd. Penington & part of sd. Frysbies Neglect, equ. div.
    To dau. Margarett Welch, the plntn. where she & her husb., John Welch, live, which I bought of Benjamin Benson.
    My 2 youngest chldn, Rebecca & Wm. Stoops, are to have L 20 each.
    To daus. Mary Ritcherson, Sarah Hosier, & Martha Matster, 5 sh. apiece.
    Extrx: wife, Margarett Stoops.
    Witn: S[imon] Wilmer, Nathll. Hynson, Thomas Hynson.
    Sworn to 4 July 1757 by Nathll. & Thos. Hynson in presence of John Stoops, heir at law, & 15 Aug. 1757 by Wilmer.

Liber 30, folio 335
CONDON, ELIZABETH, Prince George's Co.
     3 Jan. 1757, James Willett swears to her will [Liber 30, folio 229].

Liber 30, folio 335
6 Nov. 1743
DORREL, NICHOLAS, Cecil Co., planter.
    To my chldn. [not named], equ. div., my p. e.
    To Elizabeth, my wife & extrx., for life, my dw. plntn., & on her d., to son Nichols Dorril.
    Witn: Philip Stoops, Jacob Archin, Daniel Gears.
    10 May 1757, sworn to by Gears & Stoops.

Liber 30, folio 336
6 May 1757
HATNY or HATTRY, JAMES, Cecil Co.
    To daus. Susannah, Mary, Rebecca, Elizabeth, when she comes to age, & Ann, when she comes to age, 20 sh. apiece.
    To wife & extrx., Anna, her mare fancy & saddle, & of the residue of my e., 1/3 to sd. wife & 1/3 each to sons Joseph & Thomas, whom I leave in her care.
    Witn: Alexander Armstrong, William Campbell, Edwd. Rumsey.
    13 June 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 337
23 Jan. 1757
HAWKINS, JOHN, Jr., Prince George's Co.
    To wife, Priscilla Hawkins, for life, Contention, 499a near Rock Crk. in Frederick Co., & Bealls & Magruders Honesty, 101a adj. Honesty, both bought of Capt.Charles Beall & since his d., conveyed again by his eldest son, Ninian, now also d., & on her d., to my 2 daus., Elizabeth Laurence Hawkins & Susanna Fraser Hawkins, & if both d. s. p. before age 21, to son Alexander Thomas Hawkins, & if he d. s. p. under 21, to my heir; also to sd. wife, 1a of Never Fear, in Piscattaway Town, & on her d., to son John Stone Hawkins; also to sd wife, my quarter near the mouth of Kittawkin Crk. in Frederick Co. with 1000a of   Hawkins Merry Peep a Day for life to my child hereafter expressed.
    To eldest son, John Stone Hawkins, on sd. wife's d., the 1a in Piscattaway Town; also Something, 49a near Piscattaway Br. & Merry Thought, 40a adj., 117a
of Gods Gift, bought of Francis Jenkins, the 14a remaining of Never Fear, 1a of Hazard in Piscattaway Town I bought of Col. Gabril Parker & Ann,  his wife, &
Hawkins Lot, where I formerly dw., 82a in a deed of gift from my father & mother, John & Elizabeth Hawkins, but for want of heirs, to King Georges Parish Ch.
    To 2 sons, John Stone Hawkins & Alexander Thomas Hawkins, Merry Peep A Day 3100a in Fredereick Co, equ. div. by my friends Messrs. George Fouser, Alexander Magruder, & Thos. Hawkins; also John & Priscilla, 125a in Frederick Co.; & if Alexr. Tho. Hawkins d. s. p. before age 21, sd. 2 tracts are to be equ. div. betw. my 2 daus. Elizabeth Lawrence Hawkins & Susanna Fraser Hawkins.
    To son George Fraser Hawkins, 15a of Come by Chance, on Patuxent R., the Forrest of Needwood, 300a in Frederick Co., Hawkins Plains, 390a adj. the Forrest of Needwood, Hawkins Tenement 120a, Hawkins Island 125a, Hawkins Rich Land 420a, Hawkins Clover Bottom 120a, & Dukes Delight, 160a on Mat-
tawoman Br. in Charles Co.
    To Rebeckah Mackall & Levin Cevington, my 2 children-in-law, each a mourning ring worth a guineau.
    To the heirs of John Dickerson, 300 wt. of pork.
    To sd. wife & extrx., Priscilla Hawkins, negro wench Moll & negro man Windsor.
    To my 5 chldn. the rest of my p. e. equ. div: Jno. Stone Hawkins, Geo. Fraser Hawkins, Alexr. Tho. Hawkins, Elizth. Laurence Hawkins, & Susanna Fraser Hawkins.
    My extrx. is to pay Edward Trafford, Esq., 4000 lb. tob.
    Witn: Barbara Wilkinson, Elizabeth Brooke, Ann Wilkinson, Tho. Matthews.
    28 June 1757, swrn to by Mrs. Elizabeth Brooke & Mrs. Anne Wilkinson.

Liber 30, folio 340
28 Nov. 1756
WHITAKER, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co.
    To my eldest bro. & extr., Robert my bay riding horse & the residue.
    To my bro. Henry, all my part of Pentland Hills, but if he d. before age 21, to my younger bro. Alexander.
    To my mother, Elizabeth Whitaker, the rest of my horses & my crop of wheat & corn.
    Witn: Ruth Orme, Michael Jeffreys, Jo[seph] Belt, Jr.
    22 March 1757, sworn to by  Belt & Jeffreys.

Liber 30, folio 341
30 April 1756
THOMAS, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To eldest son & extr., John, my part of Ware, my sword & kane, & 2 negro boys, Peter & Solomon.
    To son Leonard, Bowling Green 200a, negro men Ben & Jacob, & 1/3 my flockof sheep.
    To son James, negro man Nacy, negro woman Martha, & 1/3 my flock of sheep.
    To son William, all my other lands, provided he pay each of his bros. - John, James, & Leonard - 2000 lb. tob.
    To son William, 2 negro boys, Charles & James, in compliance with a letter fom me to Thomas Reeves, his wife's father, on the mar. of Wm. to his dau.
    As my dau. Jane, late wife of Edwd. Swann, is d., I give to grddau. Elizabeth, wife to Thos. Adams, negro man Charles, negro woman Nell, & 1/3 my sheep
    As my dau. Elizabeth is d., to grddau. Elizabeth, d. o. Benjamin Wood, negro girl Rebecca.
    The residue of my e. equ. div., to sons John, James, Leonard, & William & grddaus. Elizabeth Adams & Elizabeth Wood.
    Witn: Ja[me]s Green[fiel]d Wood, John Johnson, John Adams.
    9 July 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of John Thomas, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 343
25 July 1757
CACY, JAMES, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Joseph Cacy, 50a of Conaway where Rd. Michel lives on the riverside, & if he d. s. p., to son John Cacy.
    The rest of sd. tract is to be equ. div. betw. my sons James Cacy & Othannall Cacy, & son James is to pay son John L 30 when he is 21.
    To dau. Elizabeth Cacy, my youngest riding mare.
    The residue, after my wife Ann's 1/3 is taken out, to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
    Extrs: sons James Cacy & Othannall Cacy.
    Witn: William Clark, Elizabeth Blower, Rossanna Michel.
    25 Aug. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of James Cacy, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 344
25 May 1757
CURRY, CATRINE, Queen Anns Co.
    To James Ruth, s. o. Thomas Ruth, 1/2 Upper Heaths Worth, where I dw.
    To Margarett Ruth, d. o. Rachel Honey, the other 1/2, my best bed, a heifer, a linen & a woolen wheel, pewterware, & all my clothes except my cloak, which I
give to my sister Mable, & to her dau. Rachel, a bed.
    To John Carman, a breeding sow.
    The residue to my extr., James Ruth, s. o. Thomas Ruth.
    Witn: Geo. Personett, James Harris, Rebecca Harris.
    25 Aug. 1757, sworn toby all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 345
29 Dec. 1756
BARWICK, JAMES, Sr., Queen Anns Co.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Barwick, until my son Benjamin Barwick is 21, Okinthorp 95a, my dw. plntn
    To son James Barwick, the 60a I bought of Thomas Hindestly & the 30a I bought of John Miller, bay mare B[o?]nny & my clothes.
    To son Benja., when he is 21, sd. dw. plntn. except 30a I have left to son James.
    My 4 daus. [not named] are to have all my p. e. equ. div.
    Witn: John Miller, Henry Kemp, John Miller, Jr.
    28 July 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of James Barwick, heir at law, & the widow chose her 1/3 of her husband's e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 346
31 May 1757
FITZ, JOHN, Dorchester Co., merchant.
    To bros. John Fitz in Wiltshire &  Sahuel Fitz, each 21 sh.
    To sister Mary Linisey, L 20.
    To niece Grace Bakon, since mar. to whom I know not, L 5.
    To bro. Edward Fitz & his dau. Mary, the residue equ. div.
    Extrs: John Henry & Thomas Muir, in Dorchester Co., gents.
    Witn: John Brown, Samll. Coulbourne, Clement Bayly.
    15 June 1757, sworn to by Brown & Coulbourn.

Liber 30, folio 547
24 Dec. 1750
[WILLIN, THOMAS], Dorchester Co., very ancient.
    To wife, Ann Willin, for widhood, all my dw. plntn. & my p. e.
    To the heirs of my son Edwd. Willin decd., 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To dau. Elizabeth, wife of Thos. Dunken, to dau. Mary, wife of Andrew Robinson, to son Charles Willen, to dau. Ann, wife of Jacob Mizick, & to son Thos.
Willin, 1 sh. sterl apiece.
    To dau. Hannah Willin, 1/2 my m. e.
    To son John Willin, the other 1/2 & the lands I live on: Shapleys Rest 50a & Ringwood part 10a.
    Extrx: sd. wife, but if she is d. when I d., sd. son John Willin.
    Witn: John Pitts, William Dean, Barnoby Fallin, John Rumbley.
    9 Aug. 1757, sworn to by Dean & Rumbly.

Liber 30, folio 348
19 May 1757
CLARK, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
    To wife, Martha, for widhood, all my lands, but if she mar., to my heirs.
    To son Caleb, on sd. wife's mar. or d., all my lands, & for want of heirs, to dau. Leah, & for want of heirs, to dau. Mary.
    To son Caleb, young gray horse Brunlly & my Holland gun.
    To dau. Mary, a hefer & calf.
    To son Isaak & to dau. Ann, 2 sh. each.
    Extrxs: wife Martha, & dau. Mary.
    Witn: J[ohn] Harriss, Abraham Clark, William Greenhough.
    16 June 1757, sworn to by Clark & Greenhough

Liber 30, folio 349
21 Nov. 1733
CARTER, SARAH, St. Mary's Co., widow.
    To dau. Mary Carthoright, Mere Chance, the land I live on, negro girl Priscilla, & negro woman Jane, but if sd. Jane have chldn., to my 3 chldn: Mathew, Mary, & Elizabeth.
    To son Matthew Carthoright, negro boy James.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Herbert, the child sd. Jane is big of.
    To sd. 3 chidn., negro girl Jane & the residue.
    To son-in-law John Edwards & his heirs by my dau. Elizabeth, negro boy Thomas.
    My sister Elizabeth Burroughes may live anywhere on Mere Chance.
    Extrx: dau. Mary Carthoright
    Witn: Jno. Burroughes, Laurance Lant, John Herbert.
    3 Aug. 1757, sworn to by John Herbert.

Liber 30, folio 350
18 [Feb. 1757]
SHANKS, JOSEPH, St. Mary's Co.
    24 Feb. 1757, Robert Hawkins, age 21 yrs., swore that on Thursday the 14th instant at his house, Joseph Shanks made this verbal will: he gave to his chldn. Sarah, Diana, Susanna, & Lettice Shanks a cow & calf each when they come to age, to his son Alexander Shanks a young horse, saddle, & bridle when he comes
to age, & he would have a negro boy Bob to his wife, Mary Ann Shanks, but if she mar., he gave the boy to his 3 chldn.Susanna, Alexr., & Lettice, & sd. Joseph
asked his wife if that w'd do, & she replied she would not be tied up to no such thing, & John Shanks, being present, told his father it was not proper to leave the
negro to the 3 chldn.as the mother had the trouble of bringing them up & he ought to leave him to the mother entirely, & sd. Joseph said it would do.

Liber 30, folio 351
1 July 1754
BYRD, THOMAS, Sr.[Somerset Co.]
    To son Elgat Byrd, 150a of Quiman & Elgats Lot 50a.
    To son Thos. Byrd, my manner plntn. Elgats Lot 50a & Hacilate 50a as was given to Sarah Byrd by William Elgate.
    To son Benja. Byrd, my plntn on Quatico Br.& Partners Cerce 150a.
    To dau. Mary Byrd, negro girl Nice & a caseof drawers.
    To dau. Betty Byrd, negro girl Hanah & a bed.
    To son Joshua Byrd, negro girl Ester &  walnut desk.
    To wife Cathoron Byrd, a mare & sidesaddle & 1/3 the residue.
    The residue of my e. to be equ. div. among all my chldn: Elgat, Mary, Betty, Thomas, Benja., & Joshua Byrd.
    Extr: bro. Benja. Byrd & sd. wife. Catheron Byrd.
    Witn: Moses Dashell, Thos. Humphris, Benja. Byrd.
    16 March 1757, sworn to by Humphris & Byrd, surviving witn.

Liber 30, folio 352
29 Jan. 1749/50
CHRISTOPHER, JOHN, Somerset Co., stricken in years.
    To dau. Hannah Gordy, to Grace Morry, & to Sarah Parris, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son Clement Christopher, the plntn. where I live & the plntn where he lives after my d. & the d. of my wife, Hannah Christopher.
    To dau. Mary, a loom & spinning wheel.
    To grdson William, a cow & calf.
    The residue to son & extr., [Christo]pher.
    Witn: [Christo]pher Dowdall, Heron Ridish, Thomas Crouch.
    18 Aug. 1757, sworn to by Doubdle & Readish.

Liber 30, folio 353
21 March 1757
MILBURN, RALPH, Somerset Co.
    To son Lodiwick Milburn, Prices Grove, on the N side Pocomock R., on consideration he pay the chldn. of son Ralph L 10 apiece at age 16, but if the entail cannot be broken, to sd. son Lodiwick, Dales Adventure.
    To son Joshua Milburn, the land where he lives in Accomack Co., Virginia.
    To son Nathan Milborin, the land adj. the land of James Broadwater in sd. Accomack Co.
    To daus. Matheu & Keziah, each 1 sh. sterl.
    The residue of my p. e.to my other chldn: William, Isaac, Jacob, & Mary.
    Extrs: wife, Hannah Milburn, & son Lodiwick.
    Witn: Chas. Ballard, Ephraim Evens, William Stockly.
    27 May 1757, sworn to by Ballard & Evens, & Hannah Milburn gave up the admin. to her son Lodiwick Milburn.

Liber 30, folio 354
29 Sept. 1756
BEAUCHAMP, JOHN, Somerset Co., planter.
    To wife, Mary Beauchamp, for widhood, the plntn. I dw. on with stock & negroes [not named], & afterward, the r. e. to son John Beauchamp, & the m. e. equ.
div., to my 5 chldn: Edward, John, Pusseller, Bette, & Wa[rice?] Beauchamp.
    To son Edward Beauchamp, all my clothes.
    Extrs: sd. wife & my bro. Thomas Beauchamp.
    Witn: William Beauchamp,Sarah Curtis, Mary Beauchamp.
    21 May 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 355
17 June 1753
SCOTT, DAY, Somerset Co.
    To son George Day Scott, Green Hill, part of Sunken Ground, where I live, beg. at mouth of Hoits or Jonsons Crk.& running downriver to Taylors Hill Gut & up
it to mouth of Russells Br. & up it to the corner tree of land conv. to me by Col. Gale . . .
    The rest of my lands - the plntn. where my father lived, The Cow House Plntn., & Last Choice - are to be sold to pay a debt due to Col. Ennals.
    To Mr. Geo. Dashiell, Sr., 50a out of the corner of Last Choice adj. Calloways Tree.
    To Betty Fortin, the 50a she lives on when she pays her account.
    To John Shiles, Sr., 2 negro girls, Moreah & Nanney, in discharge of a debt.
    The residue to be equ. div. betw. my chldn. & Sophia Scott, provided she relinquish the bond in Mr. Adams hands.
    Extrs: Messrs. Robert Jenkins Henry, Isaac Handy, Sr., John Handy.
    Codicil. Mulatto Sam may be set free.
    Witn: An Fra[ncis] Cheney, Ben[on]i Wheelden, Ann Pool.
    17 Aug. 1757, sworn to by Cheney & Wheeldon.

Liber 30, folio 356
1 April 1756
DASHIELL, BENJAMIN, Somerset Co.
    To my mother Bridgett Dashiell, my p. e. for life, & on her d., to be eq. div. betw. my brothers & sister Mry Townsend's chldn.
    My mother may receive my e. from my uncle Joseph Dashiell.
    Witn: Jos. Dashiell, George Dashiell.
    17 Aug. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 357
2 June 1757
HATCHESON, JAMES, Kent Co.
    To bro.& extr., John Hatcheson, all my lands, goods, & chattels
    Witn: George Copper, Wm. Copper, Jr., John Bennit.
    26 Aug. 1757, sworn to by both Coppers.

Liber 30, folio 357
20 July 1754
WARCOPE, THOS., Chester Town, Kent Co.
    To wife & extrx., Grace Warcope, negro man Cesar & the surplus of my effects.
    Witn: John Rouse, Samuel Thomas Pearce.
    22 Aug. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 358
23 Aug. 1757
WATKINS, ESAU, of the Town of Chester, [Kent Co.], blacksmith.
    To son John, that part of a lot in Chester where I live.
    To dau. Sarah, that part of a lot in Chester I purchased of Mr. Thompson.
    To wife, Mary, my riding chair & the horse which usually draws it.
    My friend William Murray of Chester, practitioner of physick, is to be grdn. to my son John till he is 21,
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. son John, dau. Sarah, & wife, Mary, who is to be extrx.
    Witn: Margarett Moore, Sarah Graves, Mary Moore.
    17 Sept. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 359
5 July 1757
BOWEN, WILLAM, Worcester Co.
    To wife, [Mary Ann Bowen], for widhood, this dw. house & plntn.with all the g. & c., & then to my only son, Jessey Bowen, who is to be free at age 20 & to be
provided with education & a trade.
    Extrs: sd. wife & James Mills.
    Witn: Jeremiah Atkinson, Joshua Sturgis, Sarah Mills.
    7 Sept. 1757, sworn to by Sturgis & Mills, Atkinson being in Somerset Co., & Mary Ann Bowen, the widow, elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 360
25 July 1757
DENNIS, WILLIAM, Sr., Worcester Co.
    To son Wheatly Dennis, the 100a of Edwards Lot I dw. on, & if he d. s. p., to son Lazarus Dennis.
    To wife & extrx., Rodah Dennis, the use of sd. land for widhood & my whole p. e.
    Witn: Daniell Handcock, William Dennis.
    16 Sept. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 361
1 Jan. 1756
DAVIS, SAMUEL, Worcester Co., planter.
    To eldest son, James Davis, Davises Neck 150a, where he is settled.
    To son Walker Davis, Golden Quarter 100a, where he lives, & part of Davises Addition adj. sd. Goilden Quarter near the E corner of Geo. Toadvines plntn.
    To son Samuel Davis, my dw. plntn. Middle Neck with 300a & all the rest of Davises Addition.
    To sd. sons Walker & Samuel, equ. div., my land in Jenkenses Neck, Walker to have the S end & Samuel the N.
    Extrs: son Samuel Davis & wife, Sebelar Davis.
    Witn: John Talbot, Jonathan Cathell, Levin James.
    15 Aug. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 362
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MATTHEWS, HUGH, late of Philadelphia, Penna., & now of [Cecil Co.]
    I manumit Shura Connor, & at age 31, her sister Shuana Logan, now with my son Hugh Matthews.
    To the 4 daus. of son Hugh, equ. div. when at age or mar. - Brigit, Rebecca, Susana, & Catherine - the residue.
    Extr: son Hugh Matthews & to son Patrick, 5 sh. sterl.
    Witn: Bartholomew Anderson, Elizabeth Hendrickson, Bryan Donnel.
    I desire my extr. to have me decently bur. if it cost him L 100, though it is not customary in Maryland to allow more than 1000 lb. tob.
    11 Oct. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 363
11 May 1756
DORAN, PATRICK, Frederick Co., cooper.
    To Thomas Darnall, s. o. John Darnall, Esq., to Henry Hunter, s. o. the Revd. Saml. Hunter, & to John Ghiselin, s. o. Reverdy Ghiselin, L 10 apiece.
    To Usher Charlton, s. o. Auther Charlton, L 5.
    To John Lusby, s. o. Milcah Lusby of Anne Arundel Co., spinster, The Quakers Bite, in Frederick Co., provided that within 6 mos. of my d. sd. Milcah swear
before some justice of Maryland that this devisor is father of sd. John, & if she not do so, to my bros. & sisters Bryan, Owen, Mary, & Sarah Doran, equ. div.
    To my mother, Ona Doran, 1/3 the residue of my e. for life, & on her d. to above sd. bros.& sisters.
    To Ann Dickson, wife of James Dickson, L 10.
    Extrs: friends James Dickson & Christopher Edelin, Gent.
    Witn: John Carry, John Ogilvie, Casper Sharff.
    13 Oct. 1757, sworn to by Cary & Sharff.

Liber 30, folio 365
10 June 1757
JOHNSON, ARON, Cecil Co.
    To wife, Phebe, her riding mare & 1/3 my e.
    To grdson Thomas Alloway, 40 sh.
    To the heirs of my son John Johnson, to the heirs of my son Jacob Johnson, to dau. Ann Johnson, & to the heirs of my dau. Rachel Johnson alias Seel, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    The residue to son Ephraim Johnson & daus. Margaret Johnson alias Jones & Phebe Johnson alias Fitgarel.
    Extrs: wife, Phebe Johnson, son Ephraim Johnson & dau. Margaret Johnson alias Jones.
    Witn: Benja. Chew, John Wood, Rachel Wood.
    6 Sept. 1757, sworn to by Benja. Chew & John Wood.

Liber 30, folio 366
8 June 1757
WHITE, SAMUEL, Sr., Cecil Co.
    To eldest sn, William White, 5 sh. sterl.
    To son Samuel White, 5 sh. sterl. & my wearing appl.
    To Rebeckah & Hannah White, d. o. Samuel White, each L 3 at age 18.
    To Jessey White, s. o. Saml. White, at the d. of my wife, Hannah White, my large Bible.
    To wife, Hannah White, for life, the plntn I live on, & on her d., to grdson Jessey White, s. o. son Saml. White, & if Jessey d. s. p., to his bro. Abner White.
    To sd. wife, the residue of my p. e., & she & Mr. Nathan Barker, Gent., are to be my extrs.
    Witn: Thos. Pryer, Joseph McNeely, Robert Nielson, John Alison.
    6 Sept. 1757, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 367
18 Aug. 1757
JOHNS, RICHARD, Baltimore Co.
    To wife & extrx., Ann Johns, my dw. plntn for life, & on her d., to son Richard; also to sd. wife, 1/3 my p. e.
    To son Aquilla Johns, the W end of Rich Bottom Corrected adj. Darnals Convenience & on Shawneys Run, descending into Loftins Run.
    To son Aquilla, to dau. Cassandra Chew, & to son Richard, 1 sh. sterl. apiece of my p. e.
    The rest of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 7 chldn: Nathan, Hosier, Mary, Ann, Philip, Skipwith, & Henry.
    Witn: Jacob Giles, Aurthur Ingram, Amos Garrett.
    28 Oct. 1757, affirmed by Giles & sworn to by Garrett.

Liber 30, folio 369
15 Sept. 1757
BERNEY, ROBERT, formerly of New Castle upon Delaware but now of Baltimore Co.
    To dau. Jean Lendrum alias Birney, L 10 sterl.out of my estate of Gortmore, Baroney & Parish, Cloghu, Co.Tyrone, Ireland, in 1758.
    To grdson Robert Birney Lendrum, s. o. sd. dau., by her husb. Andrew Lendrum, at age 16, my e. of Gortmore, but if he d. s. p., to my 2 grddaus. Lucinda &
Mary Lindrum, equ. div.
    Extr: son-in-law Andrew Lendrum; ttees: Mr. William Lendrum, s. o. James Lendrum, & Robert Berney, s. o, Arthur Berney.
    Witn: Thomas Mullen, Simon Cassidy, John King, Mary Dick.
    26 Oct. 1757, sworn to by Thos. Mullen, John Keney, & Mary Dick

Liber 30, folio 371
9 Aug. 1757
MUNDAY, HANNAH, [Baltimore Co., widow].
    My body is to be decently interred somewhere near my former husb., Abraham Taylor.
    To my dau. Francis, negro boy Santy, & to my son Thomas Taylor, negro boy Joseph.
    To son Isack Cord, white cow Blossom & her yearling.
    To dau. Francis Taylor, my side saddle & 6 1/2 yds, of callico.
    Extrs: James Taylor & Amos Garrett.
    My just debts & those of my late husb., Edwd. Munday, are to be paid, & the residue to dau. Sarah Taylor except a new stuff gown to Mary Taylor, d. o James.
    Witn: Andw. Lendrum, Hannah Hall, Richard Jones.
    26 Oct. 1757, sworn to by the Revd. Mr. Andrew Lendrum & Richard Jones.

Liber 30, folio 371
30 Aug. 1757
MONDAY, EDWARD, [Baltimore Co.]
    My body is to be interred near the corpse of Francis Humby in Henry Stump's plntn.
    To my wife & the child she is with, 1/2 to each, , except a bay horse I bought from Mr. John Wood to my mother, & if sd. child d., all to wife, Hannah Munday.
    Witn: Andw. Lendrum, Thomas Taylor, Richard Jones.
    26 Oct. 1757, sworn to by the Revd. Mr. Andrew Lendrum & Richard Jones.

Liber 30, folio 372
13 Aug. 1757
STOCKSDALE, JOHN, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To son Thomas Stocksdale, 41 1/2a of Brotherly Love 83a, where the plntn. lyeth.
    To son John Stocksdale, the other 41 1/2a; if either d., the other shall enjoy it when he comes to age, & if both d., to the eldest girl living.
    To dau. Elizabeth Stocksdale, the first 5 yrs. rent of the land.
    To dau. Prudence Stocksdale, a 2-yr.-old heffer & the last years rent.
    To dau. Patience Stocksdale,  a young sow big with pig.
    My friend Nathl. Brothers is to take all into his care & bind son Thos. to some trade, & if he sees fit, son John also.
    Witn: Nathal. Davis, Sarah Jones.
    3 Sept. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 373
22 Aug. 1757
McCAN, TIMOTHY, Baltimore Co., taylor.
    To my 2 grdchldn., Patrick & Ann McCan, s. & d. o. of my son Daniel McCan decd., equ. div., the residue, & if either d. before they are of age . . ., & I commit their care to Mr. John Greton of this county, farmer, my friend & extr.
    Witn: Ro[bt.] McFadden, Laurence Clark, Geerge Cummins.
    10 Sept. 1757, sworn to by McFadden & Cummings.

Liber 30, folio 374
29 Dec. 1756
TOLSON, AMEY, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
    To son John Tolson, negro woman Darkey & negro girl Dinah.
    To dau. Rachel Elliott, for life, 2 negro boys Peter & Will, & on her d., to her heirs, but failing such heirs, to my sons Joseph & Benja. Tolson.
    Also to son Joseph, a bed & a large looking glass, & to son Benja., a bed & 1000 lb. tob.
    To son James Tolson, 1200 lb. tob.
    To grdchild Ann Stephens, for life, negro girl Darkey, & if sd. Ann d. s. p., to grdchild James Stephens.
    To grdchild Andrew Tolson, a cow & calf.
    To grdchild Thomas Tolson, a young horse.
    To dau. Rchael Elliott, for life my riding chair & horse, & on her d., to Joseph Tolson.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 chldn., John Tolson & Rachael Elliott, on condition they give my 3 grdchldn, Andrew, Thomas, & William Tolson each
2 ewes.
    Extr: son Benja. Tolson.
    Witn: Francis Larance, Robert Small.
    6 Oct. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 374
22 Oct. 1757
BRADAWAY, NICHOLAS, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To friend & extrx., Elizabeth Clark, my hhold goods & livestock & all other things except the plntn., & James Clark, supposed her husb., is to have none, & on her d., to her 4 chldn: Mary, Rebecca, William, & Elizabeth.
    To son Joseph Broadaway, to dau. Elizabeth Read, & to grdson James Broadaway,  1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    Witn: Charles Hurst, William Bolton, Elizth. Hurst.
    3 Nov. 1756 [sic], the will was brought to my by the extrx. to be proved, but Joseph Broadaway, s. o. sd. Nicholas, forbidding me to take the prob., I have re-
turned it to the Prerogative Office as contested for the Commissary General's determination.                Wm. Tilghman, Depy. Commy.
    2 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Charles & Elizabeth Hurst.

Liber 30, folio 375
18 May 1757
BEATTY, WILLIAM, Frederick Co.
    To son & extrx., William Beatty, the plntn. where I dw. & all my land in Dulany's Lott & negro boy Abraham.
    To 3 daus., Eleanor Young, Mary Cary, & Anna Shouff, equ. div., the rest of my lands in Emerrica & all my negroes except sd. Abraham
    The residue to my 4 chldn., & my sd. son is to pay my 3 daus. L 30.
    Witn: Thos. Beatty, Henry Ross, Jane Johnson, Elizabeth Smith.
    20 Aug. 1757, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 377
23 Aug. 1757
ARNOLD, JOSEPH, Frederick Co., farmer.
    To son Benjamin, Narrow Bottom 50a, a black horse colt & saddle & my rifle gun.
    To son Joseph, 1/2 Arnolds Harbour Enlarged 270a, a black mare colt of mare Jenkins, a small saddle, & a smooth bore gun.
    To son Greenbury, the other 1/2, a black mare colt of mare Blaze & my saddle.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 5 daus:  Elizabeth, Rachel, Patience, Rebecka, & Susanna.
    My wife, Susanna, is the have use of my e. r. & p. for her widhood.
    Extrs: Robert Cassman & sd. wife.
    Witn: Willm Winchester, John Logsdon, John Malone.
    12 Sept. 1757, Susanna Arnold renounced the will & elected her 1/3.
    30 Sept. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 378
4 June 1757
HICKMAN, JOSHUA, Frederick Co., planter.
    To son Eekiel Hickman, Bearshorbe 179 1/2a & the Sorrel Colt.
    To son & extr., Joshua Hickman, a still, a new anvil, 6 hammers & anvil, a young horse I had of Amos Thacher, & my right to The Accord that I leased of James
Edmondston.
    To dau. Elizabeth Hickman, Elizabeth 121 1/2a, negro wench Fillis, negro boy Nat, & a horse Robe.
    To dau. Rebecca Hickman, negro girls Hannah & Judah, a large black mare at John Piles's, & a rifle gun.
    To John Baxter, an iron gray colt.
    After my wife [not named] has her 1/3, the residue, equ. div., to my 4 chldn.
    Witn: John Veatch, Ezekl. Goslin, Henery Hickman.
    17 Aug. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 379
28 July 1757
GRIFFITH, WILLIAM, Frederick Co.
    To son Orlando Griffith, Black Acor 100a, where he lives & 4 head of sheep.
    To son William Griffith, 2 tracts betw. the Blew Ridge & Citoctin Mntn. - Bubby 100a & The Nipple 53a - & Fairly Gott, 200a on Antietam.
    To wife & extr., Comfort Griffith, the residue of my e. to be disposed of among  her chldn.
    Witn: Arthr. Nelson, Alexd. Duvall.
    3 Sept. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Libere 30, folio 379
22 April 1756
DORMAN, HENRY, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son Henry Dorman & to dau. Ursula Clifton, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Mager Dorman, an iron pot I lent him.
    To son Matthew Dorman, a bed, my 2 largest iron pots, plough & chain, & on the d. of my wife, Elizabeth Dorman, my best bed.
    To dau. Elizabeth Owen, a woolen wheel.
    To dau. Sarah Leady, a linen wheel.
    To dau. Phillis Dorman, L 1.5
    Sd. wife may enjoy the residue for widhood, & then to my 5 chldn: Mager Dorman, Elizabeth Owen, Sarah Leady, Joshua Dorman, & Matthew Dorman.
    Extrs: sd. wife & sd. son Mager Dorman.
    Witn: Buckley Townsend, Jr., Jonathan Cathell, Jr.
    3 Nov. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 380
19 May 1757
HUDSON, SAMUEL, Worcester Co.
    To my 2 grddaus., Mary Mumford & Esther Watters, equ. div, when they are 16, & if sd. Mary d. s. p., her part to her sister Esther, & if Esther d. s. p., to the
child my dau. Perry goes with.
    To dau. Winefort, negro boy Daniel.
    To dau. Percy, negro woman Cate, & to sd. 2 daus., equ. div., the residue of my m. e.
    To my father, Richard Hudson, for life, my black stallion, & on his d., to dau. Winefort.
    Witn: Adam Breward, Jr., Peter Landell, Solomon Hudson, Jr.
    3 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Breward & Hudson.

Liber 30, folio 381
20 Sept. 1757
WILLIAMS, CHARLES.Sr., Worcester Co.
    To son Charles Williams, the 50a he lives on, & on his d., to his son Charles Williams, but if he d., to son Isaac Williams; also to sd. son Charles, 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Henry Williams, after my wife's widhood, my dw. plntn. 50a, but if he d. s. p., to son Joseph Williams, but if he d. s. p., to son George Williams.
    To my 4 sons - Henry, Joseph, George, & Joshua - equ. div., my whole e.
    Extrs: wife, Jane Williams, & son-in-law Moses Duffe, & to dau. Annis Duffe, 1 sh. sterl. & an oval table.
    To grddau. Nise Hill, 1 sh sterl.
    Witn: Jno. Spicer, Jr., John Lord, Jr., Thomas Hopkins, & the widow stood to her 1/3.
    On the back of the aforesaid will was written: Sir: I hereby inform you that I havedeclined the admin. of the e. of Elias Evans. -- Rachel Greor.
        Witn: Nathan Brittingham, 7 Nov. 1757.  To Mr. Benton Harris [Depy. Commy. Worcester Co.]
    30 Oct. 1757, sworn to by Spicer & Lord.

Liber 30, folio 382
14 Oct. 1757
POPE, JOHN, Worcester Co.
    To grddau. Mary Pope, Northfield 301a, where I live, negro women Dinah & Pegg, & negro man Tom.
    To 2 grddaus. Nanny & Joyce Pope, equ. div., Popes Folly & Taylors Folly 200a, & to sd. 3 grddaus., my island lands.
    To sd. grddau. Nanny Pope, 3 negroes, Abram, Sarah, & Leah.
    To grddau. Joyce Pope, 3 negroes, Hish, Jonathan, & Jenny.
    Ann Whitton is to have a living on the plntn. I live on.
    To son-in-lw, Joshua Mitchel, negro man Cook.
    To grdson Robert Mitchel, negro boy Jemmy.
    Rose is to be left on the plntn for life.
    Extrx. wife, Ann Pope, with assistance of son-in-law Joshua Mitchel.
    Witn: E[dmond] Hough, Jr., Esq., John Kellam, Jr., Jeremiah Townsend, Jr.
    3 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio383
5 July 1757
[TURNOR, SOLOMON, Prince George's Co.]
    To son John Turnor, on the d. of my wife, Jane Turner, Palpho, the land I live on, , but if he d. s. p., to Josias & Jeremiah Turnor, his bros.
    To wife & extrx., Jane Turnor, all my e. r & p. for life.
    Witn: Ja[mes] Crow, Stephen Gartrall, Abednego Hyatt.
    Sworn to 22 Nov. 1757 by Gartrall & 8 Jan. 1758 by  Crow & Hyatt.

Liber 30, folio 384
11 Nov. 1751
MAC CLESTER, NEAL, Stepney Parish, Somerset Co.
    To nephew & extr., Saml. Mac Clester, s. o. my eldest bro., John Mac Clester, Oak Grove, in Worcester Co. on the S side Nanticoke R., near where Rd. Philips lived, White Chapple, in Somerset Co. on the main br. of Bowen Crk. bounded on the S by a tract possessed by Gabriel Cooper, Lot 10 in Green Hill Town, Somerset Co., & all my p. e.
    Witn: Stephen Hopkins, Sr., Charles Brown, Stephen Hopkins, Jr., Isabella Hopkins.
    1 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 Hopkinses.

Liber 30, folio 385
10 March 1757
SIMMONS, ELIZABETH, [Prince George's Co.]
    To son Jonathan Simmons, choice of 2 negroes, Senaca & Jack, 1/2 my sloop, & 1/2 my cattle.
    To son Richard Simmons, the other 1/2 of my sloop & cattle.
    To grddau. Rebecca Mackcally, a cow & calf.
    To dau. Mary Higgins, 5 sh.
    To dau. Amey Holland, 1 of my 2 negroes Seneca & Jack after son Jonathan has his choice.
    To dau. Sarah Pairpoint, negro boy Ben.
    To grdson Jonathan Simmons, s. o. Jonathan, negro boy Charles, my ne chest, & a 3-gal. iron pot.
    Witn: Alexr. Falconar, Jr., Gilbert Falconar.
    23 Nov. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 13, folio 386
5 Oct. 1757
DENT, PETER, [Prince George's Co.]
    To wife & extrx., Mary Dent, 4 negroes - Henry, our carpenter, Jane, his wife, Dick, or Richard, & Lette, his wife - for life, the plntn I live on with liberty of
clearing as far up the swamp as Jos. Marlows fence & as low down as the line by Thomas Tenemts.
    To dau. Elizabeth Dent, her choice of negroes, the liberty of living in the house while she is unmar., & a good bed.
    To son Peter Dent, 10 sh. & confirmation of the gifts to him of negroes, stock, & land.
    To son William Dent, all my lands in Frederick Co. & what he already has.
    To daus. Mary Beall & Lucy Hardy each 5 sh. & what they already have.
    To dau. Ann Dent, a bed & liberty of living in the house till she is mar.
    To son Thomas Dent, negro boy Jeremiah, s. o. Sarah, 1/2 the land betw. the house where Jos. Marlow lives & the upper end & part of Whitehaven, the whole to be div. betw. him & his bro. Walter, the div. to be run fom the Barrens to the main swamp of Mattawoman.
    To dau. Eleanor Dent, a young negro on day of mar. & till then, liberty of living in the house.
    To son Walter, negro boy George, s. o. Harry & Jenny, a good bed, & the other 1/2 my land above the house where Joseph Marlow lives.
    To my little dau., Barbara Dent, young negro Timothy, s. o. Susan, & the same use of the house & plntn. as her sisters till she is mar.
    To youngest son, Richard Dent, young negro Charles, s. o. Sarah, a bed, & part of Whitehaven.
    Witn: William T[rueman] Stoddart, Kenelm Tru[eman] Stoddart, Richard Truman Stoddart.
    23 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3witn., & the extrx. renounced the execution of the will.        Witn: Wm. Tru. Stoddart, J. Hawkins.
 
  Liber 30, folio 388
19 Dec. 1756
HAYWARD, FRANCIS, Dorchester Co.
    To wife & extrx., Mary, for widhood, my dw. plntn.
    To son Francis Hayward, 180a to be made up with my dw. plntn., the lowest part of Utopia.
    To son Thomas Hayward, the uppermost 200a of Utopia, at the mouth of Gladstone Crk.
    To dau. Hayward Mary Hayward [sic], 62 1/2a, 1/2 Isaac's Venture.
    Witn: Thomas Huffington, Thomas Kilber, Buchamp Turpin.
    10 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Mary Hayward & Thomas Kilbee & Buchamp Turpin, & the widow, Mary Hayward, renounced the will & bequests.

Liber 30, folio 389
Last day of Sept. 1757
WILSON, JAMES, Dorchester Co.
    To wife & extrx., Anne Wilson, for widhood, Wilsons Lott, my dw. plntn., & Range, my out plntn., & on her d., to son James Wilson.
    To son Joseph Wilson, Wilsons Sevannor, formerly Gladstones Sevannor, & Chance, 15a on the white oak gulley.
    To son Robert Wilson, L 12.
    To dau. Nanny Wilson, negro girl Grace.
    Witn: Elizabeth Ange, James Smith, Buchamp Turpin, William Cannon.
    10 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Ann Wilson & Smith & Turpin, & the widow, Ann Wilson, renounced the will & bequests.

Liber 30, folio 391
30 Sept. 1757
GRIMES, ARCHIBALD, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To son Peter Grimes, the part of Blackford beg. on the E side the post in the br.
    To son Archibald Grimes, all my manor plntn. from the W side the post, & he is to be of age at 18, & he is to have my gun & son Peter, my hand mill.
    My other e. is to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: Peter, Archibald, Elizabeth, & Sarah.
    Extr: wife, Christian.
    Witn: James Jarrard, David Shehorn, Henry Brannock, John Mace.
    18 Oct. 1757, sworn to by widow & extrx., Christian Grimes, & all 4 witn., & the widow elected to be concluded by the will.

Liber 30, folio 392
17 Sept. 1754
TELFER, ANDREW, Dorchester Co., wheelwright.
    To youngest bro., Robert Telfer, the residue of my e., & if he d. s. p., to my 2 bros. John & Alexander Telfer.
    Extr: Arthur Whitely, Sr.
    Witn: Edward Dossey, Levin Dossey.
    7 Nov. 1757, sworn to by the extr. & both witn.
    Elizabeth Jarret, aged 65 ys., swore that about 24 hrs. before he d. Andre Telford desired that Edwd. Dossey have his horse, bridle, & saddle & 20 sh. that
Edmond Delenty owed him to mend the saddle & that he d. 29 Oct.[no year].         30 Oct. 1757, before John Jones.

Liber 30, folio 393
14 July 1757
MACONIKEE, ALEXANDER, Charles Co.
    To son John Maconikee, all my e. r. & p., & my mother & extrx., Ann Hanson, is to have his grdnship & tuition.
    Witn: [The Revd.] Theop[hilus] Swift, Francis Burnes.
    14 Sept. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 393
27 Sept. 1757
GREEN, PRUDENCE, Charles Co., widow.
    To dau. Jane Doyne, wife of Robert Doyne, negro boy Thomas.
    To dau. Mary Livers, exclusive of her husb., James Livers, negro man Thomas & his wife, Elizabeth, with 3 negro chldn., Cicely, William, & Ann, 2 beds, &
other hhold furn., & on her d., to her dau. Ann Livers.
    To son Francis Green, negro woman Jane, a bed, other hhold furn., & 2000 lb. tob.
    To grddau. Mary Sanders, a young mare.
    To 2 grddaus., Jane & Elizabeth Sanders, a heifer apiece.
    To 3 grddaus., Mary, Jane, & Elizabeth Sanders, negro man Edward, a bed, & other hhold furn., to be held by dau. Mary Livers till they are 16.
    To grddau. Mary Simms, a young steer.
    To grddaus. Sarah & Jane Doyne, a heifer each.
    To all my grdchldn. & every one not mentioned in this will, 4 sh.
    To grddau. Ann Livers, my 3 negroes, Priscilla, Henrietta, & James, 8 head of cattle known as Nanney's Cattle, & a looking glass.
    To chldn. & extrs., Fancis Green & Mary Livers, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: Thomas Sanders, John Sanders, Verlinda Clements.
    21 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Thomas & John Sanders.

Liber 30, folio 395
5 July 1757
COVERT, ROBERT, Charles Co.
    To wife, Charity, for life, the plntn. I live on with all land on the S side Goos Bay Run, & on her d., equ. div., to sons John & Joseph.
    To son Robert all the rest of Stoney Hill on the N side Goose Bay Br., but if he d. s. p., to son Samuel.
    To dau. Jane, negro girl Ann.
    To wife, Charity, the use of all remaining negroes - Money, Fanney, Sarah, Sue, Charles, & Hannah - until son Samuel is 21, when sd. wife is to have 1/3 & the
remaining 2/3, equ. div., to my chldn: Robert, John, Joseph, James, Samuel, Issabella, Christian, & Violetta.
    Extrs: wife, Charity, & son Robert.
    Witn: Jam[es] Jones, Thomas Skinner, Thomas Skinner, youngest.
    21 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 397
[5 July] 1757
HALL, ELISHA, Cecil Co., Gent.
    To eldest son, Elihu Hall, & youngest son, John Hall, equ. div., all my lands, Elihu to have the part with the dw. house, provided my 3 other sons, Joseph, Richd., & Elisha, are paid L 160 apiece when they come of age, only the part of son Joseph is to be paid so he can pursue a course of learning.
    To dau. Elizabeth Harrison, negro girl Dido.
    The residue, after my wife's 1/3 to be equ. div. among my 5 sons Elihu, Joseph, Richard, Elisha. & John & my dau. Elizabeth Harrison.
    One-third my e. to wife, Ruth, whom, with my bro. Elihu Hall, I appt. extr.
    Witn: Joseph Hopkins, Samuel Finley, Samuel Harris, Charles Orrick.
    30 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Hopkins, Finley, & Harris.

Liber 30, folio 397
17 Sept. 1757
PANNOCK, WILLIAM, Charles Town, Cecil Co., attorney at law.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Pennock, & son William, equ. div., all my e. r. & p., but if sd. son d. before age 21, , all to sd. wife, & if she d. before sd. son, all to him.
    Witn: [The Revd. Mr.] Thos. Thornton, J[ohn] Wilkinson, Ed. Dougharty.
    11 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Thornton & Wilkinson.

Liber 30, folio 398
11 Nov. 1753
BAYARD, JOHANNES [in German], [Cecil Co.]
    All my e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn., & I appt. Mr. Robert Hart extr., & my sons John & James & my dau. Rachel are to be in care of sd. Robert, & my
son Ephraim is to be bound to Henry Moore to learn the joyner's trade & live with him till he is 21.
    Witn: Francis Mauldin, Johannes Arrants.
    21 Nov. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 3, folio 399
4 Nov. 1757
FARIES, MOSES, Cecil Co., farmer.
    To son Robert Faries, to dau. Margaret Abram, & to dau Jane, 1 English sh. apiece.
    The resideu is to be equ. div. among the rest of my chldn. - Agnus, Moses, Arthur, Mary, John, Matthew, Hannah, & James - but if sd. Agnus mar. James Dug-
gan, her share is forfeit.
    My land is to be sold.
    Extrs: Joseph Wllace & Robert Arthur.
    Witn: Abram Holms, John Holm, Moses Andrews.
    21 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 400
9 Oct. 1757
SLOSS, JAMES, Cecil Co.
    The residue of my e. is to be put into the hands of my bros. & extrs., Samuel & Thomas Sloss, to be applied as they think proper to the use of my son Samuel.
    Witn: Thomas Savin, Jr., F[r?]s. Finney, Ruth Savin.
    3 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Thomas & Ruth Savin.

Liber 30, folio 400
31 Oct. 1757
CONNER, JOHN, Baltimore Co., wood collier.
    To friend William Baxter, all my e. r. & p. in Cecil or Baltimore Co.
    I desire that my servant man Thomas McLaughlin be discharged from servitude on my d.
    Witn: William Fowler, James Crouch, Joseph Welch.
    2 Dec. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, 401
29 July 1757
LEASIE, MARGRET, [Baltimore Co.
    To my only son, William Leasie, a piece of 800 linen . . .
    To eldest dau., Ann Rigdon, a cow & calf & a bed.
    To youngest dau. Shusannah Ashmore, Partners Trouble, 100a in his lordships reserve, a blue rug, & servant man William Smith - 3 parts of his servitude to her & the other 1/4 to Ann Rigdon., & the sheep I brought over Deer Crk. equ. div.
    To grdson Alexander Rigdon, my mare & chest.
    Witn: Jas. Brice, Wm. Henry, Hannah Henry.
    2 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 402
22 Aug. 1747
JARROTT, ABRAHAM, Baltimore Co.
    To Abraham, s. o. Elioner, my wife, Marys Delight 100a, originally granted to Edmund Haise, & Abrahams Spott, 27a of leased land.
    To Mary, d. o. sd. wife, Hopewell 76a, originally granted to William Davis, & 100a of Deserted Lott, 235a on the whole, the 100a next to Broward Run.
    To Elinor, my wife, for life, the rest of Deserted Lott, & on her d., to her son Abraham; also to her, Fowlers Refuse 50a.
    To Elizabeth Butcher, at age 16, a cow & calf.
    Extrs: friends William Graften & James Billingsby, both of Baltimore Co.
    Witn: Danll. Preston, Charles Baker, Jno. Bond.
    13 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Preston & Baker & affirmed by John Bond (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 403
15 Aug. 1757
KIMBLE, JOHN, [Baltimore Co.]
    To my mother, Hannah Kimble, all my movables, my cross, & all my creatures.
    To my bro. & extr., William Kimble, negro Fallou, called Santy.
    To bros. Robart, Samual, James, Stephen, all my land equ. div.
    Witn: David Ross, John Wood, Timothy Murphey.
    19 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Murphey & Wood.

Liber 30, folio 403
9 Oct. 1757
RUTTER, RICHARD, Baltimore Co.
    My effects are tobe sold & the money equ. div. among my chldn. - Esther, Henry, Thomas, & Moses Rutter - to the boys at age 21 & to Esther immediately or on day of mar.
    The lease of the 50a I live on, made by Charles Carroll, Esq., to Sabrit Sollars is to be sold.
    To William Lux of Baltimore Town in trust, my youngest son, Moses, to be bound out to a joyner.
    Extr: William Isgrig.
    Witn: John Taylor, Moses Wheeler.
    9 Nov. 1757, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 404
23 Nov. 1756
HEIGHE, JAMES, Calvert Co.
    To wife & extrx., Betty Heighe, for life, my dw. plntn. with all the land on the Bay Side E of the Crk. & Br. of Plum Point.
    To son James Heighe, 2 negroes - Harry, s. o. Susy, & Moll, d. o. Maria - & a bed.
    To son Thoms Holdsworth Heighe, 4 negroes - Genny, d. o. Maria, Dick, Dinah, & Lucky, all chldn. of Maria - & a bed.
    To dau. Ann, wife of George Gantt, negro girl Sophia, d. o. Lucy.
    To dau. Betty, wife of Joseph Wilkinson, negro girl Amey.
    To dau. Barbara Hieghe, negro boy Davey, s. o. Lucy, negro girl Rachel, & a bed.
    To dau. Mary, negro boy Will & a bed.
    Ttees: George Gantt & Joseph Wilkinson.
    Witn: Joseph Wilson, Edward Wilson, Ellis Slater.
    The widow stood to the will.
    12 Sept. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 405
28 Sept. 1757
GRAY [of the] CLIFTS, JOHN, Calvert Co.
    My body I commit to the grave to be decently buried on the clifts as near as possible to the grave of my late wife, Jane Gray
    To son & extr., Samuel, negro wench Hannah, he to let my dau. Elizabeth have sd. Hannah's first child & all my clothes but 1 pr. gold sleeve buttons in possn. of Robert Addison, which I give to dau. Margaret Bourne.
    To son John Gray, negro boy Watt & the land I purchased of Benjamin Griffin.
    To son James Gray, negro boy Gingor & my riding horse & saddle.
    To dau. Elizabeth Gray, negro girl Dingor at George Bowme's & my best bed.
    To dau. Jane Gray, my next best bed & negro girl Dinah.
    To dau. Margaret Bourne, negro man Scipio.
    To dau. Heismah Mackall, negro man Old Harry & negro wench Bess.
    To son Thoms Gray, negro boy Dick & L 10 sterl.
    To my 3 youngest chldn. - Elizabeth, John, & Thomas - L 200 equ. div.
    The goods in my store are to be sold o the highest bidder, & the  new goods I expect in the next season are to be sold on the same terms without being opened,
except a woman's saddle I sent for for my dau. Jane, which I give her; also 3 gold rings I sent to John Handbury for, one of which to sd. Jane, another to dau. Elizabeth, & the other a mourning ring to dau. Margaret Bourne.
    To wife [not named], a suit of mourning.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 8 chldn. before mentioned.
    Witn: Thomas Fraser, Jno. Duke, Jas. Somervell.
    To grdson John Bourne, 2 young cows & 10 head of sheep, & to grdson [not named], s. o. Hannah Mackall, a young horse colt, Dowels Mares colt.
    7  Oct. 1757, sworn to by Fraser & Somervell, & 26 Oct. 1757, the widow [not named] declared she would not stand to the will.

Liber 30, folio 407
15 Nov. 1757
CLARE, JAMES, Calvert Co., planter.
    To bro. Isaac Clare, 10 sh.
    To bro. John Clare, 15 sh.
    To friends Mary & Ann Sedwick, jointly, horse Globe, & if either take sd. horse to herself, she is to pay the other L 3.10; also to sd. Ann, a chest.
    To my bro. Edmund Clare, all my clothes & a gun with a brass a little before the stock.
    To bro. Edmund & my 4 sisters [not named], equ. div., the residue.
    Extr: friend Thomas Dare.
    Witn: Mark Bredan, Thom Wilson, J[oseph] Gosdin.
    7 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Wilson.

Liber 30, folio 408
11 Jan. 1742/3
GREEN, JOHN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To wife, Ann Green, for life, & on her d. to my chldn. as follows:
    To son Christopher Green, negro Sarah or 2000 lb. tob.
    To son John Green, negro boy Abraham.
    To son William Green, negro boy Thomas.
    To son Valentine Green, negro boy Isaac.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Philomen, Christopher, John, William, & Valentine Green, Mary Lane, Ann Smith, & Margt. Culling.
    Extrs: wife & son Philomen Green.
    Witn: Elizabeth Pratt, Richard Moor, Jno. Downes.
    1 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Downes, & Moore swore he saw Green lying sick in bed & Downes writing; Pratt d. before the testator; & the widow chose her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 409
2 Oct. 1757
ATWEL, SAMUEL [SAMPLE], Talbot Co.
    To Mary Atwell, who lives with me, my extrx., all my e. r., incl. tract Banty, & p.
    Witn: J[oseph] Hicks, Richard Williams, Wm. Geddes.
    29 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 409
9 Jan. 1757
WILLIAMS, ANTHONY GUY, Talbot Co., planter.
    To Elizabeth Williams, for service done, black mare Bird, a side saddle, a bed, pewterware, & 2 ewes.
    To William Williams, my cousin, a ewe & lamb & all debts due me.
    To cousin & extr., Isaac Parllet, & my grddau. Margaret Clark, qu. div., the residue.
    Witn: James Ratcliff, Thos. Neighbours, Darius Burn.
    13 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Neighbours.

Liber 30, folio 410
26 Sept. 1757
HAMBLETON, PHILEMON, Talbot Co., Gent.
    To son William Hambleton, my dw. plntn.(part of New Port Glasgow) & Martingham, Hambletons Addition, & Cambridge.
    To son Philemon Hambleton, the land on Broad Crk. formerly the rights of John & Francis Sherwood.
    To dau. Margret Hambleton, negro girl Rachel.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Hambleton, my clothes, black mare Spring, & her saddle & bridle.
    The residue is to b e equ. div. among my 3 chldn: William, Philemon, & Margret Hambleton.
    Witn: Feddeman Rolle, Jonathan Harrison, Ruth Skinner.
    3 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 411
13 July 1757
PORTER, LAWRENCE, Talbot Co., planter.
    To wife, Susannah Porter, for life, my dw. plntn., York 100a, & on her d., to son Lawrence Porter, the younger, only a reserve to my daus. Ann & Elizabeth Porter.
    Extrs: son Lawrence Porter & dau. Elizabeth Porter.
    Witn: Joh Porter, Alexander Sinclair, Jr., J[ames] Wrightson.
    18 Oct. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 412
15 Sept. 1757
BROMWELL, JACOB, Oxford, Talbot Co.
    To wife, Mary Bromwell, negro girl Lucy & maintenance by my son Jacob, & if she can prevail on Old Robert to keep the mill for her, sh shall have the prof- its,but if she mar., she is to be out of my e; also to wife, Sambo to work for her & negro girl Deb.
    To son Robert Bromwell, the 2 tracts I bought of John Bennet, & if all his heirs male d. without an heir male, to Edwd. Bromwell & my old sailing boat.
    To son Jacob Bromwell, part of Anderton, the houses & lotts I live in, 3 beds, negro woman Didu & man Sam, a billiard table, & my now sailing boat.
    Speding Bromwell may be put to school, taught navigation by his bro. Jacob, or apprenticed, & he is to be given L 100 at ge 21.
    William Bromwell, my youngest son, is to be put to school & given L 100 at age 21.
    Thoms Sanguine, the smith, is to learn Edward Bromwell the trade of a smith
    To Edwd. Bromwell, the shop Thomas works in if he works at it & the rights for some land on Cabin Crk. in Dorset Co..
    To John Bromwell, negro Jack,[the part of Anderton] to the fence that goes from the Bars to the land James Dillohay lives on, & if David Robertsons keep his word & let Jacob have the land of Burkett Sharps, John shall have all Wintersell & that small piece for a pasture at John Kellys.
    To son William Bromwell, negro boy Levy.
    Witn: Thos. Cooper, Nic[holas] Pamphilon, Mary [Pamphilon], Mary Cooper.
    3 Oct. 1757,  sworn to by Nicholas & Mary Pamphilon & Mary Cooper.

Liber 30, folio 414
26 Jan. 1756
FORMAN, ARTHUR, Kent Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Forman, all my p. e.
    To son Francis Forman, my dw. plntn. 100a.
    Witn: Arthur Forman, Eliz. Forman, John Holt.
    7 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Arthur & Elizabeth Forman.

Liber 30, folio 415
11 Dec. 1756
LINEGAR, GEORGE, [Sr.], Kent Co., planter.
    To son John Linegar, now absent, L 10.
    To dau. Ann Frewharty, 1a next to the chapel Spring Garden to build a house on in case her husb. leave her in distress as he has before.
    To dau. Sarah Poor, 5 sh.
    To dau. Rebecca Sappington, 20 sh.
    To son George Linegar, 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Elizabeth Williams, whose husb, John, has left her in distress, the house she lives in on the S side the road from Daniel Masseys to the chapel, 2a of
Spring Garden, 1/2 of Back Lingern, on the N side Back R., a br. of Gunpowder R., in Baltimore Co., laid out on 30 March 1690.
    To son Jacob Linegar, my dw. plntn., Spring Garden, & the rest of Back Lingham.
    To wife, Sarah Linegar, my p. e.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Jacob Linegar.
    Witn: J[acob] Caulk, Danl. Massey, Alexander Goosly.
    Codicil, 19 July 1757.  To dau. Ann Flaharty, wife of James Flaharty, that parcel she possesses, under fence, adj. the Chapel. To Rebecca Flaharty, d. o. sd. James & Ann, a white heifer.
    Witn: Adam Little, Wilson Forester, John Winifred.
    29 Oct. 1757, [the will proper] sworn to by Massey & Goosly, & [the codicil] sworn to by Little & Winifred.

Liber 30, folio 418
20 Aug. 1757
WROTH, BENJAMIN, [Kent Co.]
    To wife, Mary Wooth, 1/3 the residue of my p. e. & all my land for widhood.
    To dau. SarahWroth, negro girl Cloe.
    To the child my wife goes with, 50a of Towns Relief (all my land) & the residue of my p. e. equ. div. betw. my 2 chldn., & if they d. s.p., equ. div. betw. my 3
bros: John, Knivin, & James Wroth, sd. John & Knivin to be my extrs.
    Witn: Robert Roberts, Moses Hurley, John Fillingame.
    3 Oct. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 418
18 July 1757
GREENWOOD, JOSEPH, Kent Co., farmer.
    To son & extr.,  Joseph Greenwood, my dw. plntn., part of Suffolk.
    To son John Greenwood, L 5.
    The residue of my m. e. to my 4 chldn: Joseph, Benjamin Mabel, & Ann.
    Witn: Charles Ford, Sr., Charles Ford, Robert Ford.
    25 Oct. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 419
26 Oct. 1756
HALL, GEORGE, Kent Co.
    To wife, Ann Hall, for widhood, the plntn. I live on.
    To son Christopher Hall, on his mother's d. or mar., all my lands, he paying son William Hall L 100.
    To son Robert Hall, my house & lot in George Town, & he is to be bound out to a trade.
    To each child now mar. 5 sh., & the residue of my m. e. equ. div. among chldn. unmar. & sd. wife.
    If the 82a I have bought of Peregrine Brown be not paid for, negroes Pompey & Sabra, are to be sold to pay for it.
    Extrs: sons John Hall, George, & Christopher.
    Witn: James Straughan, James Cromell, John Eglin.
    26 Oct. 1757, sworn to by Eglin & Straughan.

Liber 30, folio 420
29 July 1757
COMEGYS, CORNELIUS, Kent Co.
    To eldest son, Henry Comegys, 100a of Partnership I bought of Henry Falconer.
    The rest of my lands - part of Chester Grove, part of Chance, the Fork, the Handle, the Medow, & the Sarapp - to be equ. div. among my 4 sons,  Bartus, William, Jacob, & Edward Comegys, but not before youngest son, Edward, is 14.
    To wife, bay mare, Solly, a side saddle, & a gold ring.
    To son William, Rock, the young horse he rides, & my watch.
    To son Jacob the young brown mare he rides & a saddle.
    To dau. Margret Comegys, L 25 at age 18.
    Extrs: wife, [Charity Comegys], Bartus, & William Comegys.
    Witn: Nehemiah Covington, John Tucker, Hibert Palmer.
    30 Sept 1757, sworn to by Covington & Tucker, & 5 Oct. 1757, the widow, Charity Comegys, elects her 1/3 of the p. e. & her dower in the land.

Liber 30, folio 421
23 July 1757
MARTINDELL, THOMAS, Queen Anns Co.
    To son William Curtis, 70a of Martindell's Hope.
    To wife, Ann Martindell, 100a of Martindells Range, Martindells Hope, & Silvesters Forrest, to be sold for debts, & for life, all of Silvesters Forrest, & on her d.,
to son  Thomas Martindell, but if he d. s. p., to son John Martindell; also to sd. wife, for life, my p. e., & on her d., equ. div. tomy surviving chldn.
    Witn: Lidia Freeman, Mary Stewart, [William] Robinson.
    15 Dec. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 422
23 Feb. 1749
HOWSE, HENRY, Calvert Co.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Howse, for widhood, all my land, & on her d. or mar., to son Henry House, Findly's Lott, Purchase, bought of Adderton Skinner, all the part of Refuge, & all the part of Boys Freehold.
    To sons Henry, John, & William Howse, my clothes.
    To William, Leonard, Sarah, & Margaret House, equ. div., the residue.
    Ja White, Jno. Norfolk, William Norfolk, John Norfolk, Jr.
    20 Jan. 1758, sworn to by John, Willm., & John Norfolk, Jr.

Liber 30, folio 423
8 Dec. 1752
WARING, MARTHA, Prince George's Co.
    To dau. Sarah Duckett, wife of John Duckett, negro man Sampson, L 15, & a bed in a shed of the house I live in, other hhold furn., clothes, & 2 ewes & lambs.
    To son Francis Waring, L 20 sterl.
    To son Basil Waring, the bed I use, pewterware, 3 high-back leather chairs, a cow & calf, & 2 months work of a carpenter.
    To grddau. Ursula Burgess, pewterware & my small square black walnut table.
    To dau.-in-law Elizabeth Waring, 15 sh. sterl. for a ring.
    To son & extr., Thomas Waring, the residue.
    Witn: May Willson, Francis Willson, John Brown, Jno. Cooke.
    6 Jan. 1758, sworn to by Mr. John Cooke.

Liber 30, folio 424
1 Jan. 1758
HAZARD, DAVID, Worcester Co., planter.
    To 2 sons, Uriah & Lihu Hazard, the land I live on equ. div.
    To wife, Sarah, negro wench Sis, 2 yoke of oxen, a plow, harrow, & cart, & cow & calf.
    To son Uriah, negro boy Gim, & to son Elihu, negro boy Sciah, & to each, a cow & calf.
    To dau. Naoma, negro girl Jud, & to dau. Sarah, negro girl Bess.
    The residue to sd. wife & nthen to be equ. div. among my sd. chldn: Uriah, Elihu, Naoma, & Sarah Hazard.
    Extr: friend Benjamin Schoolfield.
    Witn: Benjamin Dirickson, John Collins, Josiah Hopkins.
    30 Jan. 1758, sworn to by Collins & Hopkins, & the widow elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.
    27 Jan. 1758, Benjamin Schofield refused to admin. the e.

Liber 30, folio 425
10 Jan. 1758
JOHNSON, LEONARD, [Worcester Co.]
    To son & extr., Peter Johnson, the house & land where I live with all the land & marsh betw. the river & the path from Thomas Robinsons to Baltimore Town.
    To son Leonard Johnson, all the remaining land S of sd. path with the plntn. where he dw., but if he d. s. p., to my son Mager, but if Leonard's wife survive him,
she is to have the use of sd. land for her widhood.
    To son Jabe, my best coat & vest, & to son William, my best hat & leather breeches.
    Witn: Charles Moony, Esther Tull, Michael Goodwin.
    16 Jan 1758, sworn to by Moony & Goodwin.

Liber 30, folio 426
14 Nov. 1757
JONES, ELINOR, Worcester Co.
    To son Macklamy Jones, 4 head of hogs & all my part of the cider casks.
    To son George Jones, the corn, oats, wheat, & tob. to pay the debts, & the remainder to him & the remainder of my hogs.
    To son Joshua Jones, a cow & calf.
    To grson Wittey Jones, a 3-yr.-old heifer.
    To dau, Mary Jones my gray mare Picktir to be div. betw. sons George & Jessey & Elinor Jones
    Witn: Wm. Smock, Macgamy Jones.
    30 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Smock & Macelamy Jones.

Liber 30, folio 427
22 Oct. 1757
DAVORIX, JOHN, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son John Davorix, L 30.
    To dau. Hester, negro girl Sarah.
    To dau. Mary, the first child raised of my negro wench Nancy
    To dau. Nane, the second child raised of sd. Nancy, & if she raises no more chldn., to sd. Mary & Name, L 10 apiece.
    The residue, after my wife, Mary, has her part, equ. among my chldn: Hester, Bette, Mary, John, & Name.
    Extrs: my bro. Cornelius Devorix & my wife.
    Witn: John Dryden, Joshua Hall, Charles Richardson.
    30 Dec. 1757, sworn to by John Dreadon, who wrote it, & Hall & Richardson.

Liber 30, folio 428
26 July 1756
OBRYON, THOMAS, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Solomon Obryon, part of Pleasant Spring to the E. of lines beg. on Chairses Point to a white oak on the W side of a small br.betw. my 2 plntn.
    To son John Obryon, that part of Pleasant Spring to the E & N of sd. lines.
    To son Patrick Obryon, that part of Pleasant Spring W of sd. lines.
    To son James Obryon, the rest of Pleasant Spring & my part of The Adventure.
    To son Thomas Obryon, 5 sh.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 8 chldn: Mary, Hannah, Rebeckah, Anne, Solomon, John, Patrick, & James.
    Extrs: wife, Joanah, & my son James Obryon.
    Witn: Barnett Purse, Rachel Purse, John Davis.
    11 Feb. 1758, swornto by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 430
6 Jan. 1758
DEROCHBURNE, LUES, Queen Anns Co., farmer.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Derochburne, for widhood, this part of my dw. plntn. with the main road.
    To son Joseph Derochburne, during sd. wife's widhood, the part of my land he lives on, & on her d. or mar., the part where I dw., & on his d., to grdson Jo-
seph Derochburne, & if he d. s. p., to son Lues Derochburne.
    To son Joseph Derochburne, L 5 & the privilege of the tanyard & house.
    To son Thomas Derochburne, on sd. wife's d. or mar., the land where sd. son Joseph dw., & failing heirs, to son Jacob Derochburne.
    To dau. Mary Osborne, L 0.7.6.
    To 3 sons, Lues, Jacob, & Benjamin, equ. div., the residue of my e.
    Witn: Jacob Carter, Lewes Derochburne, Jr., William Osburn.
    20 Feb. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 430
6 Nov. 1757
ROE, JOSEPH,Queen Anns Co., blacksmith.
    To wife & extrx., Mary, the plntn. I dw. on, which I leased from my cousin John Roe during the lease.
    To son Samuel Roe, at age 21, my working tools & my gun.
    Witn: Saml. Roe, Joseph Barnett, Margaret Roe.
    14 Feb. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 432
13 July 1757
TANNER, THOMAS, Jr., Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Tanner, a pot, frying pan, dishes, 2 wheels, my riding horse, a drinking glass, an oil flask, a parcel of feathers, other hhold furn.
    To my father, Thomas Tanner, Sr., a broadcloth coat & wescote, a gray grate cote, a gun, & a pair of boots.
    To bro. Philemon Tanner, a black walnut desk & my saddle.
    To bro. Benjamin Tanner, a camblet cote & pair of britches, 3 chairs, a white wescote, & new caster hat.
    To bro.-in-law Manuel McConiking, a bearskin cote & an old hat.
    To sd. wife & father, equ. div., my crops, livestock, & all the rest of my m. e.
    Witn: Henry Carroll, Moses Sneed,
    23 Feb. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 433
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FREEMAN, FRANCIS, [Queen Anns Co., signed in German?]
    To son Arthur Foreman, Blackhatts Hermitage,100a in Kent Co., & failing issue, to son Francis Foreman, & failing issue, to son HambletonForeman, & failing
issue, to son James Foreman; also to son Arthur, my best bed.
    To eldest son, John, horse Rogue.
    To dau. Mary Foreman, my next best bed.
    To dau. Elizabeth Foreman, the bed next in goodness to her sister Mary's.
    The residue of my p. e. to be equ. div. among my chldn: Mary, Arthur, Elizabeth, Francis, Anne, Rebecca, Hambleton, & James (4 sons & 4 daus.).
    Extr: James Small.
    Witn: Arthur Formen, Edward Crapper, Arthur Chrisfield.
    James Small renounced the extrship.
    13Feb. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 434
3 Jan. 1758
PORTER, SUSANNAH, Talbot Co.
    To son Laurence Porter, 1 sh.
    To 2 daus. & extrices, Ann & Elizabeth Porter, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: John Porter, Thomas Higins, Thomas Porter.
    8 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 434
6 Dec. 1757
WALKER, JON., [St. Mary's Co.]
    My eldest son Rich. Walker is to be under the jurisdiction of his mother-in-law [step-mother?], Jean Walker.
    To wife, Jane Walker, my 3 youngest sons, Jno., James, & Roger Walker, they to be free at age 18.
    Extrx: wife Jane Walker.
    Witn: Nath Hickman, William McCane.
    6 Feb. 1758, sworn to by both witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 435
Sunday night, the 6th of this instant
BOULT, KENOLM, [St. Mary's Co.]
    7 Nov. 1757, Matthew Mason, Clement Gardner, & Edward Hilliard Hobb swore that on the 6th of this instant Kenelm Boult declared, I give to my son Thos.
Boult negro boy George, a gold ring, & a good bed; to my dau. Susanah Boult negro wench Grace, when she comes of age, a good bed, a gold ring that come by
her mother & a pair of bobs; to dau. Mary Boult negro girl Sall, a bed, & a gold ring; to my dau. Sarah Boult negrogirl Judah, a bed, & a gold ring; to wife Ann Bolt
negro boy Frank, a bed, a set of china, my killable hogs, & all my crooss of come[sic]; if my wife be with child, she shall choose a negro for it; my wife shall keep all
my negroes until my chldn. come of age; to Sabina Hobb as much stamped cotton as will make her a gown.
    The widow refused to stand to the above will.

Liber 30, folio 435
17 Sept. 1757
PACA, JOHN, Jr., Baltimore Co.
    I empower my extrs. to sell these lands: Gibsons Ridge 600a, my part of Pain's Enlargement & Stoney Ridge, my part of Paca's Delight, my 2 lots & houses in
Baltimore Town formerly mtgd. by Col. Wm. Hammond to Mr.Alexr. Lawson; to sell also my hhold furn. & stock & to open my bank on Bush R. & raise what iron ore they find, & the money from its sale to the education of my 3 sons.
    To son Aquilla Paca, Delph & Delph's Neglect with Goldsmith's Hall 100a.
    To son James Paca, part of Paca's Park at the head of Bush R., & if he d. s. p., to sons Aquilla & John equ. div.
    To son John Paca, my dw. plntn., Moul's Success, Paca's Convenience, my lands on Winter's Run - Chilbery Hall, Water Mill, & Addition to Water Mill - & if
he d.s. p., to sons Aquilla & James; also to son John, L 100 sterling.
    To wife, Margaret Paca, 1/3 my e. r. & p.
    Extrs: friends John Paca & Robert Adair & wife, Margaret Paca, who are to have the care of my sd. 3 sons till they are 21.
    Witn: [Dr.] Benja. Crockett, George Hays, Robert Pryce, Edward Hays.
    Sworn to 1 Dec. 1757 by Pryce & Edwd. Hays & 11 Feb. 1758 by Crockett.

Liber 30, folio 437
1 Dec. 1757
SUMNER, JOHN, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To the use of the meeting house, 2 a, & to the meeting house, L 10.
    To Phebe Jackson, 30a of my land for life & an iron pot.
    To Samuel Foster, an iron pott & a cubbert in his possn.
    To Hannah Jackson,d. o. Phebe Jackson, L 10 towards her schooling.
    To Richd. Williams, a cow.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be sold & the produce put in the hands of my extrs., Mr. David Carlisle & Mr. Richard Williams.
    To Francis Sumner & Joseph Sumner, each 1 sh. sterl., & if any other bros. or sisters are living, the same to them.
    Witn: Richd. Williams, Cornelius Stewart, Daniel Duming.
    Codicil, 6 Jan. 1758, to Richd. Williams, Franklins Chance 100a betw. the Little Falls of Gunpowder & Winters Run, where he lives, granted to Thos. Franklin.
    Witn: James Stewart, Cornelius Stewart, Mary Stewart.
    2 Jan. 1758, will & codicil sworn to by all witn.

Liber 30, folio 439
22 June 1757
HOLT, JOHN, [Baltimore, Co.]
    Extrx: wife, [Sarah].
    To dau. Sarah Holt, Come By Chance, 200a in the fork of Gunpowder R., & if she d. s. p., to dau. Anne Holt; also to dau. Sarah, a black heffer & a pr. stillards.
    To dau. Anne, a large dressing glass.
    To 5 daus., at age 16, the residue of my p. e: Anne, Mary, Elizabth, Fanny, & Clowey.
    Witn: John Young, Joseph Lewis.
    9 Feb. 1758, sworn to by John Young & Benjamin Gayton [sic] & Sarah, wife of the decd.

Liber 30, folio 440
3 March 1756
CHASE, RICHARD, Baltimore Co., Gent.
    To son Jeremiah Chse, all my r. e., & my p. e. is to be turned into money & used for the education of my 2 chldn: Jeremiah Chase & Frances Hatton Chase.
    To Samuel Chase, s. o.the Revd. Thomas Chase, L 40.
    To the Revd. Thomas Chase, the Revd. Hugh Dean, & Dr. John Stevenson, my extrs., L 20 apiece.
    23 Dec. 1757, Mr. Brian Philpot, Capt. Benja. North, & Mr. James Cacy swear that the will was drawn by the decd. Richard Chase.
    18 Jan. 1758, sworn to by Dr. John Stevenson.

Liber 30, folio 441
1 Nov. 1757
EVANS, THOMAS, Somerset Co.
    To wife, [Roase Evans], for life, Owen Glandon, where James Baker lives, 90a beg. at a marked oak & running up Cat Gut to a pine betw. Jabez Pitt & I, to be
laid out by Teague Riggin & Elias White, & on her d., to be by her disposed of to one of my sons, Ephraim or Nathaniel, who are to pay my dau. Leah L 20.
    To dau. Leah Evans, negro girl Anne, L 10, & a bed.
    To dau. Elizabeth Brittingham, a case of drawers & 1 sh. sterl. to Nathan Brittingham.
    To Levin Dowel, Teague Riggin, & Ralph Corbin, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To my wife & extrx, for widhood, 3 negroes - Guy, Gene, & Pleasant - & at her d., to be equ. div. betw. William Evans, Ephraim Evans, Nathaniel Evans, & Leah Evans.
    Witn: Elias Whie, Lodiwick Milbourne, Jacob Milbourne.
    24 Dec, 1757,sworn to by all 3 witn., & Roase Evans, widow of sd. Thomas, stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 442
13 Nov. 1755
GRAHAM, ROBERT, Somerset Co.
    To son John Graham, negro man Marting, negro woman Rose, negro boy Mingo, my books, a marvel table, & other hhold furn.
    To dau. Mary Graham, negro girl Fortain about 9 yrs. old & negro boy Dick about 7 yrs. old.
    To son Philip Graham, negro woman Binna.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn, John, Mary, & Philip; son John is to be of age at my d., his aunt Grissey Graham is to live with him; until she is 16, dau. Mary shall be under the care of Mrs. Eliza, Jones; & Capt. Waggaman shall bind son Philip to some trade.
    Extr: son John Graham.
    Witn: Jos[eph] Dashiell, Daniel Wailes, George Dashiell.
    28 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Daniel Wailes & George Dashiell

Liber 30, folio 443
5 June 1744
COLLINS, SAMUEL, Pocomoke, Somerset Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx. Rebeccah Collins, for life, 1/3 my lands.
    To sons Samuel & John Collins, 2/3 my lands, equ. div., at age 21, & on sd. wife's d., the other 1/3 equ. div.
    All my negroes & the rest of my m. e., equ. div., to sd. wife & my chldn. Samuel, John, Mary, & Mararet Collins.
    Witn: John Milbourn, Caleb Milbourn, James Nairice.
    24 Dec. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & --- Dec. 1757, whereas the extrx. named by the above will d. before sd. Saml. & the right of admin. fell  to her, his now widow,  Ann Collins resigned it to his eldest son, John Collins.

Liber 30, folio 444
3 Feb. 1756
COLIER, ROBERT, Stephany Parish, Somerset Co., planter.
    To wife, Ann Collier, 2 negro women, Sarah & Bess, a bed, 6 barrels of corn, 500 lb. pork, a cow & calf, 2 ewes, & a yoke of oxen above her 1/3.
    To son & extr., Dowty Collier, negro boy Harry.
    To son Robert Collier, Colliers Advantage, negro boy Levin, & negro girl Perloyna.
    To son George Collier, Mounthope 45a & negro child Hester.
    To dau. Jane Dashiell, negro boy Jo.
    To grdson Roger Hopkins, s. o. John Hopkins, when he is 21,  negro girl Fortune, & if he d. s. p., to his bro. George Collier Hopkins.
    To grdsons George Collier Hopkins, John Hopkins, & Robert Hopkins, 1 sh. sterl apiece.
    To dau. Margaret Dashiell, negro girl Flora.
    To dau. Nelly Winright, for life, negro girl Rose, & on her d., to her dau. Betty.
    To dau. Sarah Outerbridge, for life, negro woman Jemimah, & on her d., to her dau. Betty.
    Witn: Archibald Richie, Joshua Jackson, James Anderson.
    16 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Richie & Jackson.

Liber 30, folio 445
29 May 1742
PUTTEE, REBECCA, Baltimore Co.
    To son Lewis Puttee, negro boy Toney in lieu of the L 5 left him by his father's will & negro boy Titus.
    To dau. Katharine Miles, a ewe.
    To dau. Rebecca Foy, a bed in lieu of the L 5 left her by her father's will, 2 pewter dishes, & 4 plates.
    To dau. Ann Pike, 2 pewter dishes & 4 plates.
    To dau. Sarah Preston, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To dau. Mary Clalk, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To dau. Elizabeth Puttee, negro man Sampson, negro woman Murier, negro boy Jack, & negro girl Hannah, & she is to pay my debts & bury me.
    Witn: Richard Everitt, Thomas Bond, Joshua Bond, Jacob Bond.
    28 March 1758, affirmed by Joshua & Jacob Bond (Quakers).

Liber 30, folio 446
1 May 1757
WATHIN, IGNATIUS, Charles Co., planter.
    To my 3 sons, Leonard Wathen, which I had by my 2d wife, Mary, John Wathen & Ignatius Wathen, which I had by my 3d wife, Susanna, Wathen's Adventure
equ. div. in the presence of Charles Douglass, Samuel Mannery, & William Burroughs, sd.  Ignatius to have my dw. plntn.
    To sons William Wathen, Henry Wathen, & Wearing Wathen, & daus. Lidia Wathen, Henrietta Wathen, Mary Wathen, & Elizabeth Wathen, 1 sh.sterl. apiece.
    To dau. Ann Wathen, L 5.
    To wife & extrx., Susanna Wathen, for life, the residue of my p. e., & on her d. to my 3 daus. Susanna, Elinor, & Sarah Wathen eq. div.
    Witn: John Brooks, Ann Guilpin, John Turton.
    27 Dec. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 18 Jan. 1758, Susanna Wathen renounced the will & claimed what the law will allow.

Liber 30, folio 448
22 Dec. 1757
BRUCE, CHARLES, Charles Co.
    To son John Bruce, negro Jame & the largest walnut desk.in the house at age 21.
    To son Esaunly Bruce, negro boy Ned & the next largest walnut desk at age 21.
    To son Robert Bruce, negro boy Dick at age 21.
    To son William Bruce, negro boy Roger at age 21.
    To son Walter Bruce, negro boy Sam at age 21.
    To son James Bruce, negro girl Sarah at age 21.
    To dau. Judith Bruce, at age 16 or mar., negro girl Bess, a chest of drawers, other hhold furn., & L 25 sterling for a negro.
    To dau. Elizabeth Bruce, at age 16 or mar., negro girl Milly & L 15 sterl. to buy a young negro.
    To dau. Jane Liddle Bruce, at age 16 or mar., 2 negro girls, Judy & Moll.
    To wife & extrx., Jean Bruce, negro woman Bess, & for her widhood, 1/3 my movables shd. be kept on the plntn. I live on & the land Good For Little, & on her d., the 1/3 my movables be div. among all my chldn., but if she mar., my friends Mr. Charles Yate of Charles Co. & Mr. Cornelius Barber of St. Mary's Co. are to take my e. out of her hands & be grdns. of my chldn. & extrs. of my e.
    Witn: Jas. Campbell, Robt. Yates, Benja. Gwinn.
    16 March 1758, sworn to by Campbell & Yates; the heir at law, being a minor, was not present; & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 450
--- ----- ---
HUNGERFORD, BARTON,  Charles Co.
    26 Jan. 1758, betwixt 2 & 3 o'clock in the afternoon, William Hungerford, Sr., swore that 2 days before he d. Barton Hungerford said that his son John shd. have
his negroes, that last night a little before he d. he said his son John was to lend him 4000 lb. tob., which he would repay when able, that he desired his son William to write his will, but William replied that there was no paper in the house, that if the deed he had made to his dau. Betsy was not good it shd. be made good. At the same time Shadrik Green swore [to the same effect & added] that sd. William said that his son Barton shd. have his hand millstones & his sons Barton, William, &
John shd. be his extrs., but sd. William only remembers the decd. naming his sons William & John extrs., & the sd. Gwyn said he believed the decd. of sound mind.

Liber 30, folio 451
30 Oct. 1757
MARSHALL, RICHARD, Charles Co.
    To son John Howard Marshall, negro boy Stephen, negro girl Nan, 3 cows & calves, & a bed, & he is to be of age at 19.
    To son Richard Marshall, negro woman Bess, negro boy Jack, 3 cows & calves, & a bed, & he is to be of age at 19.
    To dau. Sarah Marshall, 2 negro girls, Cloe & Sal, 3 cows & calves, & a bed.
    To bro. Josias Marshll, my boots.
    To bro. William Marshall, my riding saddle & clothes.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Marshall, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Saml. Marshall, Wm. Marshall.
    15 March 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 451
11 Oct. 1757
BROYNE, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To son Wm. Broyne, to son James Broyne, to son Peter Broyne, & to dau. Jane Yates, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To wife & extrx., Catharine Broyne, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Ignatius Baggott, JohnCarries.
    15 March 1758, sworn to by John Carries.

Liber 30, folio 452
11 May 1748
LOWTHER, ELIZABETH, [Talbot Co.], admx of Robert Lowther.
    To dau. Margaret Lowther, my clothes, saddle, & a brindle cow.
    John Eubanks is to be extr. of this will & gardn, to my 2 chldn.
    Witn: Henry Burgess, Isaac Dobson.
    20 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Henry Burgess.

Liber 30, folio 453
21 Nov. 1757
GRIFFITH, JAMES, Tuckahoe, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To friend & extr., Valentine Green, all my e.
    Witn: William Banning, John Russom, John Russon, Jr.
    30 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 453
18 May 1751
KIRKHAM, AFRIEA, Tuckahoe, Queen Anns Co., spinster.
    To son William Kirkham, 1 sh. sterl.
    To son James Kirkham, negro man Adam, & if James mar. & d. s. p., his widow shd. have sd. Adam for her widhood, & then to dau. Delilah Orrill.
    The residue of my e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 daus.Rachel Meeds & Delilah Orrill.
    Extr: Francis Orrill.
    Witn: Hawkins Downes, Henrietta Hicks, Aaron Downes.
    6 April 1758, sworn to by Hicks & Downes.

Liber 30, folio 454
20 Dec. 1753
BETTS, THOMAS PEACOCK, Queen Anns Co.
    Providence 200a & Come by Chance 50a to my 2 sons, Hezekiah & Solomon, equ. div. by a line betw. my dw. plntn. & my other plntn., The New Design, the
part where my dw. plntn. is to my eldest son, Hezekiah.
    As I have already given to my 3 mar. daus. proportionate part & intend what I have left for my wife & chldn. left with  me, I give my p. e.to be equ. div. among my 2 sons, Hezekiah & Solomon & my dau. Jane.
    Extr: son Hezekiah.
    Witn: Charles Rayley, James Lane, T[homas] Ringgold, Nicholas Broadaway.
    30 March 1758, sworn to by Ringgold & Lane.

Liber 30, folio 458
15 Dec. 1757
SELBY, THOMAS, Sr., Worcester Co., planter.
    To son John Selby, the plntn. of 120a where he lives, laid off by Wm. Nilson, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Daniel Selby, the remaining 180a of the land where I live, my wife Margret Selby to have the use of 1/2 for life, but if Daniel d. s. p., to son Henry Selby.
    Sons Daniel & Henry re to be at age when they are 20.
    To son Ezekiel Selby my still, a new gun, negro boy Jacob, Tenton, on St. Martins R., & 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Henry Selby, negro wench Hester & her child Rhoda, & my gray horse when he is 20.
    To sons Thomas Selby & William Selby, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To dau. Ann a spice mortar & pestle at her mother's d. & 1 sh. sterl.
    To wife, Margrit Selby, 1/3 my chattles.
    To dau. Peggy, my white colt & 1 sh. sterl.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Ezekiel.
    Witn: Arthur Mackallan, John Bennet, John Tarr.
    8 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 24 March 1758, the widow elected to have her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 455
17 Sept. 1757
[McCARY, RICHARD, Wrcester Co.]
    To wife, Elizabeth McKery, while her name is so, my whole e.
    Extrs: sd. wife & Thos. Maer.
    To relation Thos. Savin, Jr., & friend Peter Hindrickson, each a young cow.
    Witn: eter Hindrickson, Thos. Savin, Jr.
    7 Nov., sworn to by both witn. & Elizabeth McKery, extrx.

Liber 30, folio 457
3 Dec. 1757
[DAVIS, THOS., Worcester Co.]
    To youngest son, Elijah Davis, the plntn. where I live.
    To dau. Sarah Davis, my mare Chance.
    The residue is to be div. among my 4 chldn.: Sarah, George, Elijah, & Nicey Davis.
    Extrx: wife, Rachel Davis.
    Witn: Stephen Seady, John Davis, Levin James.
    9 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 457
10 Feb. 1758
HEATHER, EPHRAIM, Worcester Co
    To son & extr., John Heather, 142 1/2a , the upper 1/2 of Struggle.
    To son Hugh Heather the S 1/2 of Struggle, L 6 to build a house, a cow & calf, & a gun that was Joseph Pruatt's.
    To son Isaac Heather, Fellowship 79a, L 6 to build a house, a cow & calf, & my own gun.
    To dau. Mary Heather, negro girl Pacens, a bed, & a cow.
    To dau. Rachel Heather, negro boy James, a bed, & a cow & calf.
    The residue, incl. negro wench Jane, is to be equ. div  among all my chldn: John, Hugh, Mary, Isaac, & Rachel Heather.
    Witn: Henry Smock, Thos. Smock, James Porter.
    10 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 458
21 Feb. 1758
WILLET, AMBROSE, Worcester Co.
    To son& extr., Thomas Willet, Paremours Double Purchase, 100a, incl. the plntn he lives on, on the Sea Board Side, & the hhold goods he has.
    To son William Willet, the plntn. he lives on, 100a adj. Tobias Rogers, & 1 sh. sterl.
    To son John Willet, the plntn. I live on, 2 young steers, a bed, an iron pot, & a pewter dish.
    To daus. Elizabeth Nicolson & Ann Holland each 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Jane Bradshaw, a young bull & a small iron pot.
    To daus. Ruth & Mary, equ. div., the residue of my p. e. & the liberty to live in the house I live in during their single lives.
    Witn: Eliam Johgnson, William Pruitt, Moses Mills.
    10 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 459
18 Aug. 1757
BOWERS, JAMES, Kent Co.
    To my mother, Jane Bowers, my servant George Shepherd, & if she d. before sd. servant is free, my bro. Thomas Bower is to have the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Sarah Robert, Sarah Canady, John Wilson.
    17 Feb. 1758, sworn to by John Wilson & Sarah Goodwin (formerly Sarah Cenady).

Liber 30, folio 460
31 Aug. 1757
BOWERS, JANE, Kent Co.
    To son Thomas Bowers, for a yr., Dean's Adventure, & then to my son Dean Canady, & if he d. s. p., to my son William Canady, & if he d. s. p., to my son Ste-
phen Canady.
    To son  & extr., Thomas Bowers, servant man George Shepherd.
    Witn: Sarah Roberts, R[alph] Page, James Roberts.
    13 Feb. 1758, sworn to by Ralph Page & James Roberts.

Liber 30, folio 461
21 March 1756
COCKEY, RICHARD, [Kent Co.]
    To son John Cockey &dau. Rachel Peterson, each 1 sh.
    To son Richard Cockey, 2/3 my e.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Cockey, the other 1/3 my e.
    Witn: Darby Hands, Edward Spiciur, R. Harrison.
    29 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Hands.

Liber 30, folio 462
4 Aug. 1756
REED, FRANCIS, St. Pauls Parish, Kent Co.
    To son Francis Reed, servant man William Baley for 3 years if he behaves well, otherwise, 4 yrs.
    To son John Reed, a mare colt & cow.
    To son George Reed, a young sorrel mare & a cow.
    To eldest dau., Ann Fowler, a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To daus. Mary Smith & Martha Thomas, each a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To dau. Rebecca Reed, a cow & calf.
    The residue of my m. e. to sons John, George, & Francis Reed, equ. div.
    Witn: Unton Reade, James Stevens, Alice Bryan, James Watson.
    6 April 1758, sworn to by James Watson.

Liber 30, folio 462
10 April 1757
BARNS, ELIZABETH, Kent Co., widow.
    To dau. Ann, all my wearing appl., 2 of my best beds, my trunk & contents, 5 large silver spoons, my gold ring, silver shoe buckles, & the residue.
    To son James, a bed.
    To dau. Alley, a bed, & with dau. Ann, my silver tea spoons.
    Extr: Mr. Hercules Coutes.
    Witn: Jugh Morrison, Caleb Gattery, Geo. Garnett.
    2 Dec. ----, sworn to by Hugh Morison & Caleb Gattery.

Liber 30, folio 463
24 Oct. 1757
BLACKISTON, MICHAEL, Kent Co.
    To wife, Ann, for widhood, 200a of Borly, & on her d. or mar., to son William Blackiston, & if he d. s. p., to the next heir.
    To son Michael Blackiston, the E 1/2 of Lot 13 in Chester Town, but if he d. s. p., to son John; also to Michael, his 2-yr.-old sorrel horse.
    To son William, his black horse.
    To dau. Sarah, a 2-yr.-old heifer & her sorrel mare colt.
    The residue of my p. e., equ. div., to my chldn, to the sons at age 21 & to the daus. at age 16 or mar.
    Extrs: wife, Anne & son William.
    Witn: R[alph] Page, John Page, [Page] Blackiston.
    2 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 464
13 Feb. 1755
FARGUSON, ALEXANDER, Dorchester Co.
    To cousins James Farguson & Henry Farguson, s. o. my bro. James, The Shambles 50a, my dw. plntn., & Meekins Hope 50a, equ. div.
    To cousin Philips Farguson, s. o. my bro. James, Warnit Point 50a.
    To cousin Henry Leake, s. o. Henry Leake, my best riding horse.
    To cousins Daniel, Shadrick, & Levin Follin, s. o. Daniel Follin, Sr., L 10 to be paid in cattel.
    To bro. James Farguson, my bed & sheep.
    To bro. & extr., Thos. Farguson, 235a of Norwick nr. the road from Jeaneckers Ferry to [Vienna] Town,  negro man Tom, & 1/2 the apples from Womet Point.
    Witn: Henry Keene, Richard Meekins, Henry Meekins.
    21 Feb. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 466
23 Jan 1758
NUTTER, JOHN, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To Nelly Brown, d. o. Charles Brown, negro girl Keziah & all my lands except any needed to pay debts.
    To Winder Winder, d. o. Thomas Winder, negro girl Bett.
    To my sisters Major Brown, Nelly Draper, & Sarah Stainton, my negroes[not named] & the rest of my p. e.
    Extr: bro. Charles Brown.
    Witn: Martin Stoughton, William Wilson, David Williams, Robert Ross, James Spence.
    20 Feb. 1758, sworn to by all 5 witn.

Liber 30, folio 467
31 Jan. 1758
EDWARD, JOSEPH, Charles Town, Cecil Co., yeoman.
    To dau.Hannah Edward, 1/4 my e. r. & p.
    To 2 sons, Reece Edwards & Joseph Edwards, the rest of my e.
    Extr: Samuel England.
    Witn: John Smith, Michl. McGannon, Thomas Norton.
    28 Feb. ----, sworn to by McGannon & Norton.

Liber 30, folio 467
20 Dec. 1757
ANDREWS,ISAAC, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To son Joseph Andrews, the plntn. where he dw. with all of Fergersands Forrest, negro girl Alceedino, a bed, a loom, & a large oval table.
    To son Stephen Andrews & Mary Andrews, Head Range & Onarable Devision, where I dw.& which I bought of the Stoakeses, & if either d. s. p., I put in pos-
session of my dau. Bettey League The Fork, 50a betw. the small beaver valley & Henry Brannaks line, & on her d., to grdson Isaac Lossin, & for want of heirs, to son Stephen or Mary Andrews.
    To son Stephen Andrews, negro man Devensher, negro woman Vilit, negro girl Tin, my clothes, saddle, & bridle, & a bay mare.
    To dau. Mary Andrews, 2 negro girls, Merando & Flower, & horse Seml.
    To son Stephen Andrews & daus. Bettey League & Mary Andrews, equ. div. all my hogs.
    Extrs: son Stephen Andrews & dau. Mary Andrews
    Witn: James Jarrard, Henry Brannock, John Saulsbury.
    6 Jan. 1758, sworn to by James Jarrett, Henry Brannock, & John Silvester.

Liber 30, folio 468
26 Oct. 1750
WHITE, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
    To son John White, Discovery (my dw. plntn.), the part of The Exchange on the S side of Vawns Br. that I bought of Wm. Jump, part of Addition to Discovery,
part of Second Addition to Discovery, Whites Lott, & Addition to Dear Skin Ridge.
    To son Thomas White, Rich Island 14a, Addition to Cow Pasture 129a, & parts of Whites Marsh, Cow Pasture, Addition to Whites Marsh, the last 3 on the NW side Ingrams Cr.
    To son Edward White, Cow Pasture 175a, Rotterdam & Addition to Rotterdam103a, parts of Whites Marsh, Addition to Whites Marsh, & Cow Pasture, the
last 3 on the SE side of Ingrams Cr.
    To dau. Priscilla Brown, part of 2 tracts, Addition to Discovery & Second Addition to Discovery.
    To dau. Trifena Fountain, Whites Beginning 150a & part of The Exchange.
    To dau. Elizabeth White, Dear Skin Ridge, 50a I bought of Wm Draper & part of Addition to Dear Skin Ridge, a bed, kitchenware, & 2 ewes.
    To 3 sons, John, Thomas, & Edward White, the rest of my negroes [not named] after my wife's widhood, & the residue of my p. e.
    Extrs: wife, Elizabeth & son John White.
    Witn: J[ohn] Eccleston, Elizabeth Baynard, Dor[oth]y Eccleston, Elizabeth White.
    12 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Baynard & White.

Liber 30, folio 470
10 Jan. 1757
BAXTER, JOHN, Dorchester Co., mariner.
    To Betty Hayward, d. o. Mary Hayward, Hodson's Adventure, her mother, Mary, to have 1/3 for life.
    To Mary Hayward, for her single life, white mare Bony, a yr.-old colt Ludsone, negro woman Rose, a new bed, 2 cows & calves, & a new pot, & on her mar.,
to Betty Hayward.
    To Mary [Betty?] Hayward, negro men Daniel & Saul, negro woman Rachel, boys Robin & Henry, negro girl Nan, & the residue of my e. r. & p.
    Extr: my friend John Hodson, s. o John, & Mary Hayward.
    Witn: Moses Poole, Hooper Hodson, Handy Handly.
    21 Feb. 1758, Mary Hayward renounced the execution of the will, & Hodson & Handly swore to it.

Liber 30, folio 471
28 Aug. 1755
LANGLEY, JOHN, St. Mary's Co., planter.
    To sister Susannah Hinds, my father, William Langley, my brother William Langley, & my sisters Elinor Daffin,  Ann Langley, & Mary Langley, 1 sh. sterl. apiece
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Langley, negro man Will, negro boy Daniel, negro woman Phebe, mulatto girl Luicy, & all my m. e.
    Witn: Edwd. Abell, John Stevens, John Hem Abell.
    3 April 1758, sworn to by ll 3 witn, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 472
24 June 1755
ELLIOT, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co.
    To wife & extrx, Elizabeth Elliot, my whole e.
    Witn: K[enelmn] T[rueman] Greenfield, Margaret Greenfield
    4 Aprl 1758, sworn to by K. T. Greenfield, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 472
9 Feb. 1758
QUEEN, SAMUEL, Prince George's Co.
    To son Edward Queen, The Island, on the N side the Eastern Br. [of Potomac], negro girl Cloe, & a cow & calf.
    To 2 sons Walter Queen & Henry Queen, Underwood, in St. Mary's Co, on the E side the main br. of Chaptico, equ. div.
    Extrs: wife & bro. Henry Queen.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my wife & chldn: sons Walter & Henry & 3 daus. Catharine, Henrietta, & Mary Ann Queen.
    Witn: Richd. Queen, Saml. Luckett, Jr., Geo. Vandever, John Maclean.
    18 March 1758, sworn to by Queen, Luckett, & Vandevier, & Henrietta Queen, the widow, elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 473
18 Sept. 1757
HARDY, GEORGE, Prince George's Co., planter.
    To wife, Elizabeth Hardy, negro men Henry & Charles, negro woman Jean, mulatto boy William Barton, boy Thomas Barton, boy Barton, servant woman Mar- tha Barton, livestock, 5 beds, my hhold goods, & crops for her widhood, & on her d. to be div.among my chldn: dau.-in-law Elizth. Hardy, sons George & Henry
Hardy, & daus. Elizabeth Wilcoxon & Mary Wade.
    Also to dau.-in-law Elizabeth Hardy, Refused, the 208a she lives on, for life if she live a widow, & after her widhood, to grdson George Hardy, s. o. William decd., & if sd. George d. s. p., to grdson Benedict Hardy.
    To sons George & Henry Hardy, equ. div., 100a of Boarmans Manner, in Charles Co. on the E side Zachia Swamp.
    To nephew Solomon Hardy & niece Elizabeth Hardy. each a 2-yr.-old heifer.
    Extrx: wife, Elizabeth Hardey.
    Witn: Samuel Collard, Healeanor Collard, Ruth Wilcoxon, Sarah Weate, Rachel Leirs.
    13 Feb. 1758, sworn to by Ruth Wilcoxon, Sarah Wade, & Rachel Livers (now Hardy).

Liber 30, folio 475
7 Feb. 1757
BARROW, MARGARET, Talbot Co.
    To son Gilbert Barrow, bay horse Jack, a cow& calf left him by Patrick Barry, late of this county decd.
    To dau. & extrx, Mary Barrow, a gown & petticoat & a bed.
    To dau. Elizabeth Barrow, the rest of my wearing appl.
    To my daus., equ. div., the rest of my e.
    Witn: John Berrey, Edmd. Farrell.
    21 March 1758, affirmed by Berry (Quaker) & sworn to by Farrell.

Liber 30, folio 475
7 Feb. 1757
SIM, MARY, Prince George's Co., widow.
    To dau. Barbara Smith, 2 negro men Tom & Lymus, L 60 sterl., 1/3 my livestock (except my riding horse & young mare, which I gave to my grdson Thomas Sim Lee), the armchair I bought of Mrs. Thomas Hodgkins's e., & 6 of my best leather chairs.
    To son Joseph Walter Sim, negro man Nat, negro woman Priss, negro boy Nacy, & 1/3 my livestock.
    To grdson Patrick Sim, my silver tea pot & cream pot & a bed.
    To grddau. Mary Sim Smith, a negro girl of about 12 yrs. to be purchased & a bed.
    To grdson Thomas Sim Lee, the warehouse at Upper Marlbrough Town purchased of Mr. Hydes Horton, to be in possn. of his mother, Christian Smith, but the
rents to be paid to grddau. Sarah Brooke Lee till he is 21.
    To grddau. Sarah Brooke Lee, silverware, my small mahogany table, & a bed, to be in possn. of her mother, ChristianSmith, till she is 16.
    My negro woman Sib is to be free to go to whichever of my chldn. she chooses.
    To dau. & extrx., Christian Smith, the residue.
    Witn: Thos. Brooke, Wm Turner Wootton, Frances Gerrard.
    30 March 1758, sworn to by Brooke & Wootton.

Liber 30, folio 477
17 day of 2d mo. 1758
REGISTER, JOHN, Talbot Co.
    My wife & extrx., Sarah Register, is to poss. my lands until my eldest son, Samuel Register, come to the ageof 21 & then to have the 1/2 my land, but if my wife mar., she is to have but 1/3 my land.
    On my wife's d., my land is to be div. betw. my 2 eldest sons, Samuel & John, but if either d. s. p., , his part to son Robert Register.
    To my 5 chldn - Lydia, Robert, Joshua, David, & Sarah Register - 4 negroes: Hannah, Peter, Phill, & Merace.
    To wife, 3 negroes, Will, Jenny, & Jacob, grey horse Dragon, & 1/3 the residue of my p. e.
    The rest of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 7 chldn: Samuel, John, Lydia, Robert, Joshua, David, & Sarah Register.
    Witn: William Taylor, Francis Neal, Jonathan Neall, Jr., Wm. Troth.
    25 April 1758, affirmed by all 4 witn (Quakers); Saml. Register, heir at law, was said to be under age; & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 478
4 Sept., 1746
TOMLINSON, JOHN, Talbot Co.
    To bro.-in-law Edward Bettertor, Nanney Delight, the 100a where he dw.
    To son Joseph Tomlinson, my cain.
    To son Thomas Tomlinson, 1 sh.
    To son John Tomlinson, a bed.
    To dau. Elizabeth Plumer,1 sh.
    To son & extr., Henry Tomlinson, the plntn. where I live & all the rest of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Edward Needles, Nehemiah Higgins, Abraham Hollaway.
    30 March 1758, sworn to by Higgins, & the extr. said Thos. Tomlinson, the heir at law, has been gone these 30 yrs.

Liber 30, folio 479
26 Feb. 1758
WEBB, SARAH, Talbot Co., widow.
    To dau. Sarah Webb, for life, Leverton, 100a in Dorchester Co., & on her d., to my heir at law; also to dau. Sarah, negro man Robin, negro women Dofney &
Dinah, & negro boy Joe.
    To dau. Mary Chaplane, for life, 100a of sd. Leverton, & on her d., to my heir at law; also to dau Mary, the use of negro girl Moriah for her widhood, & then to my 3 grdchldn., Susannah, Joseph, & Benjamin Richardson equ.
    To 2 grdsons, William & Peter Richardson, negro girl Betty equ.
    To dau. Mary Chaplane, L 5 paid out of the e. of my [husb?] Joseph Webb decd., a piece of striped poplin, & a pair of cotton sheets.
    To dau. Ann Richardsson, all my wearing appl.
    To grdson Daniel Richardson, negro girl Sall, & if he d. s. p., to son Peter Webb; also to sd. son, negro men Jack & Sampson, negro boy Tom, & negro girls Di-
nah & Luicy.
    To all my grdchldn., the boys at age 21 & the girls at age 16, 15 shillings.
    To son & extr., Peter Webb, & dau.Sarah Webb, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: Trist[ra]m Thomas, Robert Liddle, James Chaplane, Jr., Sarah Anderson.
    25 April 1758, sworn to by Thomas, Liddle, &Chaplin, & the heir at law, Peter Webb, did not object.

Liber 30, folio 481
6 Oct. 1757
STANSBURY, TOBIAS, Baltimore Co.
    My lands Timber Swamp 96a & Long's Addition, 94a in Back River Neck on MiddleRiver, are to be sold.
    To wife, Mary Stansbury, for widhood, my plntn. Planters Paradise Regained, in sd. Back River Neck.
    To the child my wife goes with, if a boy, above the rest of my chldn., who are all girls, at age 6, rents from the tenement of the Red House & 2/3 my land in Frederick Co.
    The residue is to be for the education of my chldn. till 2 of them are 16.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Stansbury, & friends Mr. John Orrick & Mr. Joseph Taylor.
    Witn: Antho Rhodes, Thos. Sligh, Joseph Ensor.
    31 March 1758, sworn to by Rhodes & Sligh, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 482
10 March 1758
EVRETT, JOHN, Baltimore Co.
    To wife & extrx., Comfort Everett, all my m.e. except 1 sh. sterl., which I give to dau.Mary Nonnyton, wife of Francis Herington.
    To son John Evrett, my dw. plntn. & all lands.
    Witn: Samuel [Wilson], Rebeckah Wilson, Thos. Ruth.
    Sworn to by Saml. Wilson & Rebeckah, his wife 26 April 1758 & by Thos. Ruth 27 April 1758.

Liber 30, folio 483
2 April 1758
FILPS, THOMAS, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Rosehannah, for life, all my e. r. & p.
    To son Avenlon Filps, on sd. wife's d., the plntn. where I live & all the m. e.
    To David Mackewaine, the plntn he dw. on, part of Arabia Petria which I bought of Isaac Webster.
    My negro man Juibitt is to be free on my wife's d.
    To Hannah Mackswaine, a mare colt.
    Edward Morgan is to be ttee after my wife's d.
    Witn: William Hughs, Thomas Downs, Joseph Johnson.
    25 April 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 483
11 March 1758
FINCH, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To wife, Margrett Finch, for widhood, the use of all my lands & all my p. e., & then, equ. div., my p. e. to my 2 sons, John & James Finch.
    On my wife's d. or mar., to son John my dw. plntn with 1/2 my land & to son James, the other, upper, 1/2.
    Extrs: wife, Margrett Finch, & sons John & James Finch.
    Witn: Wm. Brown, George Twilley, Isaac Giles.
    22 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 484
23 Nov. 1752
EVINS, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To wife, Arabellah Evins, for widhood, all e. r. & p.
    To son John Evins, after his mother's widhood, my 200a of land & marsh, my othe chldn. to have the right to live there till they marry.
    To son Nathan Evins, The Old North End, 100a of land & marsh, till my grdson Thomas Evins is 21, when it falls to him, but if he d. s. p., to son Nathan.
    To 7 chldn on the d. of my wife - Nathan, Solomon, & Richard Evins, Tabitha Parks, Comfort Mister, Leah & Rachel Evans my whole e.
    To son John Evins & dau. Anne Crockett, each 1 sh.
    Extrs: wife, Arabellah Evans & Thomas Tyler, Sr.
    Witn: Solomon Bird, Thos Tyler, David Bird.
    6 March 1758, sworn to by Solomon Bird & Thos. Tyler, Jr., the 2 surviving witn.

Liber 30, folio 485
23 Jan. 1758
CALDWELL,JOSHUA, Somerset Co.
    To Thos. Sandy, 3 tracts where he lives: Betey Bogan, Maidenhead, & Caldwells Perches.
    To the discretion of my extr., Any Henry & Perches, on the S side of Maidenhead, to be sold to pay debts.
    My eldest son, Wm. Caldwell, is to be advised by Wm. Venebles & Jos. Scrogin , & he is to give to each of his sisters a chintz gown a year till the youngest son
is 18; if sd. Wm. is obedient, I give him & my 4 other sons the old premises.
    Sd. Jos. Scrogin, my extr., shall have the oversight of my mills & negroes & is to have L 30 for his trouble.
    Witn: Benja. Byrd, Joshua Venables, Nehemiah Hitch.
    4 April 1758, sworn to by Joshua Venebles, Jr., Benja. Bird, & Nehemiah Hitch.

Liber 30, folio 486
25 Feb. 1757
DE NWOOD, LEVIN, Somerset Co.
    To my mother, for life, negro wench Abigail & negro fellow Cesar.
    To bro. George Waters, negro wench Sarah, negro girl Thamar, negro boys Peter & Jonathan, & negro girl Nanney, provided he return safe home; if not, to my
father & mother.
    The residue, except what my bro. John has, to my bro. George.
    To bro. Spencer Waters, my land on the NW fork of Nanticoke R. in Dorchester Co.
    To Betty Denwood & John Denwood, dau. & son of my wife, 1 sh. sterl. each.
    Extrs: bros. John Waters & Spencer Waters.
    Witn: Edwd. Waters, Jr., Eliza. Waters, Eliza. Reader.
    Sworn to 27 Dec. 1757 by Edward Waters, Jr., & 21 March following by Elizabeth Waters & Elizabeth Reeder.
    22 March 1758, John Waters, Jr., relinquished his title of extr. to the other extr.

Liber 30, folio 487
19 May 1752
WILSON, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To youngest son, James Wilson, 1/2 Duby, on Barron Crk., also a young mare & other stock, 2 beds, pewterware, & 2 iron pots.
    To son & extr., David Wilson, the other, lower, 1/2 Duby.
    To dau. Ann Robertson, Ratt Band 145a.
    To cousin Mary Wilson Taylor, the upper 100a of Wilsons Loot 200a, in satisfaction of rights left her in my father's will.
    To friend Benjamin Venables, the lower 100a of Wilsons Loot.
    The residue to my 4 chldn: Thomas, David, & James Wilson, & Ann Robertson.
    Witn: William Brown, Sr., Sarah Brown, James Brown.
    22 March 1758, sworn to by Wm. & Sarah Brown.

Liber 30, folio 488
8 Oct. 1757
COX, CHRISTOPHER, St. Paul's Parish, Queen Anns Co.
    My plntn. Smiths Ridge Adventure & Makers Square, where I live, & Coxes Necessity, on the S side Corsica Crk., to son James Cox.
    Lows Arcadia, lately bought of Hynson Wright of North Carolina, to my son Christopher Cox.
    Partnership or The Beginning, lately bought of Walter Dulany of Annapolis, on the S side Chester R. near the head of Rorstons Crk., to son John Cox.
    I give Prophecy & Heaths Discovery, on the head of Island Crk., & negro boy Bob to son Thomas Cox.
    To dau. Anne Cox, negro girl Hannah.
    To dau. Lucy Cox, negro girl Sabina.
    To dau. Margaret Cox, negro girl Morina.
    To son John Cox, negro boy Kuff.
    To on James Cox, hhold furn, who is to be grdn. to son John after his mother's widhood.
    Dau. Martha Price is to have L 30 less than my other chldn., for she has it already.
    To wife, Margaret Cox, for widhood, the rest of the slaves & the plntn. where I live.
    Extrs: wife, Margaret Cox, & son James Cox.
    Witn: Arthur Emory, Philemon Green, Charles Clayton, Richard Clements.
    18 April 1758, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 490
13 April 1758
DOWNS, JOHN, Sr., Queen Anns Co.
    What I have given to these chldn. is all I intend for them: Handy Hynson Downs, James Downes's heirs, Margaret Kenton, John Downs, Jr., & Henry Downs.
    To son Charles Downes's 2 chldn. [not named], L 15 each.
    To dau. Ann Elbot, a large iron pot.
    To dau. Henry Hardestte, a large iron pot & negro boy Daniel 3 yrs after my d.
    To youngest son & extr., Hawkins Downs, my dw. plntn., negro man Tike, negro woman Nan, & my hhold furn.
    Witn: H[enry] Downes, Lod[man] Elbert, Phile[mon] Downes.
    11 May 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 490
2 Jan. 1758
SLANEY, MORRIS, Kent Island, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To son James Slaney, the plntn I live on (1/2 of Pits Gift) & Winchester adj. it, negro girl Minty, negro boy Jack, a horse, a good bed, & other hhold furn.
    To son Mayton Slaney, Timber Ridge, the 200a my mother-in-law lives on, negro girl Ruth, negro boy Cesar, a horse, & a good bed.
    To wife & extrx, Sarah Slaney, for life, negro Lidey, negro Harry, & Old Cesar, & on her d., equ. div. to 2 sons James & Mayton, & if they d. before age 21, negro girl Ruth to my half-sister Mary Slaney.
    Witn: Jo[hn] Smyth, John Dossey, Levin Dossey.
    31 March 1758, sworn to by John Smyth & John Dossey.

Liber 30, folio 491
20 [April] 1758
DORNEE, PHILIP, Queen Anns Co.
    21 April 1758, William Harris of Queen Anns Co., swore that he heard Philip Dornee of Queen Anns Co., painter, say a small time before he d.that he gave all he had to Charles Price of this county & that sd. Dornee d. the 20th of this instant about 12 o'clock.

Liber 30, folio 492
28 Feb. 1758
HEATHERS, WILLIAM, Queen Ann Co.
    As much of my corn in the cornhouse as needed to pay my debts is to be sold.
    My g. & c. are to be sold, & 1/3 the money to my wife & extrx. Margrett Heathers, & the other 2/3 put into use till my dau. Eizabeth Heathers is 21 or mar, but
if she d. before, to her mother Margrett Heathers.
    Witn: Thos. Betton, John Barkhust, John Layton.
    22 April 1758, sworn to by Beatton & Barkhust
 

Liber 30, folio 492
17 Sept 1757
Reed James, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Gilbert Reed, 107a of Brotherhood for life, & he is to will it to one of his chldn.
    To son William Reed, 100a of Providence, & if he d. s. p., to be equ. div. betw. my 2 grdchldn., James Ware & Mary Ware.
    To dau. Mary Wright, a large rug.
    To dau. Ann Moone, a new chintz gown.
    To dau. Margaret Findley, a new callico gown.
    To son William Reed, all my wearing gear.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betwe my 2 sons & extrs. Gilbert & William Reed.
    Witn: John Graham, Joseph Broadaway, John Brown.
    30 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 493
1 May 1758
SCOTT, ELIZABETH, Baltimore Co.
    To grdchldn., chldn. of my dau. Sarah Wheeler - Benjamin & Thomas Wheeler, Sarah Green, Hannah, Mary, & Charity Wheeler - 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To grdson Nathan Scott, s. o. Daniel Scott, 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Elizabeth Bond, negro girl Jenny.
    To dau. Elizabeth Scott, d. o. son Daniel Scott decd., negro child Jack.
    To au. Martha Maccomas, negro woman Phillis.
    To son James Scott, negro boy Mingo & my largest looking glass.
    To son Aquila Scott, negro boys George & Sampson.
    To dau. Mary Amoss, negro boy Santy.
    To dau. Hannah Norris, 1/8 the amount of sd. negroes.
    To grddau. Martha Wheeler, d. o. my dau. Sarah Wheeler decd., 1/8 the amount of sd. negroes.
    I appt. Aquila Scott grdn. of grddau. Elizabeth, d. o son Daniel Scott decd., who is under age.
    Extrs: sons James & Aquila Scott.
    Witn: Jos[hu]a Bond, Victor Cregs, Abraham Whitaker.
    31 May 1758, affirmed by Bond (Quaker) & sworn to by Cregs.

Liber 30, folio 495
12 Jan. 1758
JOHNSON, JOSEPH, [Calvert Co.]
    To son Joseph Johnson, all my negroes - Harry, Abigail, Peg, Tom, & Charles - my best bed, other hhold furn, livestock, cloth, & choice of my guns.
    All the rest to my 3 daus., Elizabeth Breeden, Susannah Johnson, & Sarah Baker, except a gun to Isaac Baker, Jr., & a sow to John Bynion.
    Extrs: son Joseph Johnson & George Smith.
    Witn: William Brown, William Carde, Benja. Dixon.
    10 April 1758, sworn to by Carde & Dixon.

Liber 30, folio 495
25 April 1757
TUCKER, JOHN, Calvert Co.
    To my sister Jennet Kent, all my sheep.
    To sister Thomoggon Kent, my riding mare Kate & to both sd. sisters,all my white sheets.
    To bro.John Kent, my clothes & cider casques.
    To John Stallings, Jr., my saddle & working tools, & he is to receive all debts due me & him for work done in partnership.
    Witn: John Barber, Watter Sollers.
    10 June 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 496
2 Dec. 1746
RULE, ELIZABETH, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To Jeremiah Cole, a small gold ring, a brass kettle, a bell-mettle skillet, a worming pan, & a bed.
    To Elizabeth Watts, my grddu., a gold ring.
    To sons Daniel & Thomas Watts & grdson Jeremiah Cole, the rest of my p. e. equ. div.
    Extrs: sons Daniel & Thomas Watts.
    Witn: Will Hebb, Hopewell Hebb, Sarah Wood.
    10 May 1758, sworn to by Wm. & Hopewell Hebb.

Liber 30, folio 497
22 Dec. 1757
HEBB, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co.
    Admin: my wife, Hopewell Hebb, & William Hicks, who are to sell my 180a of Cross Manner on Smith Crk. that Peter Smith & John Manly live on for 20 sh.
sterl. per acre to be paid to sd. Hicks with a sum that will bring it to L 207 sterl., the share of my e. given to my dau. Priscilla Hickes, for 207a Wm. Hicks bought
of Wm. Draion, Esq..
    To dau. Elizabeth Hebb, the plntn. at Poplar Hill I bought of Richard Gardiner with 300a adj., & for want of heirs, to son Vernon Hebb
    To dau. Grace Hebb, the Grainge, my plntn.of 198a at Stoney Run, where Thoms Baker lived,  & for want of heirs, to son Vernon Hebb.
    To dau. Ann Hebb, the Part of Hebdons Hole, in St. Georges, I bought of Jacob Duvall, with Hutton Calvert, which I bought of Edward Hillard Hebb, the 2 containing 160a, & for want of heirs, to son Vernon Hebb.
    To son Vernon Hebb, the rest of my lands, & for want of heirs, to daus. Elizabeth, Grace, & Ann  Hebb.
    To son Vernon Hebb, these negroes: George, Madge, James, Jo, Isaac, Jenny & her son Charles, Jack, Cesar, Sue, Dinah, & Boson.
    My wife, Hopewell Hebb, is to hold the plntn. where my dw. house is for life & also the sd. 12 negroes.
    The residue of my e. isto be equ. div. among my chldn: Vernon, Elizabeth, Grace, & Ann Hebb.
    Witn: Ann Forrest [in German?], William Guyther, Jr., Morris Baker.
    5 June 1758, sworn to by Guyther & Morris, & the widow stood to the will as to r. e. & took her 1/3 of the p. e.

Liber 30, folio 498
6 June 1758
DUFF, JAMES, Talbot Co.
    To dau. Sarah Duff, all my p. e.
    Extr: Thomas Delahay of sd. county, who is to be sd. dau's grdn. till she is 16.
    Witn: James Bartlett, Elizabeth Harding, Danl. Maynadier.
    20 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 499
31 Jan. 1758
JONES, POOLEY, Talbot Co., planter.
    To dau. Sophia, a black mare Pleasure with 3 pewter dishes & 1/2 doz. pewter plates.
    To dau. Anne, a cow Pretty with a bed.
    The other partr of my e. is to be equ. div. among my other chldn: Mary, Vincent, & Sarah.
    Extrx: wife, Mary.
    Witn: Ambt. Kennimont, Isaac Palmer, Jacob Palmer [in German?].
    8 May 1758, sworn to by Isaac & Jacob Palmer

Liber 30, folio 499
16 Feb. 1758
PROUSE, GEORGE, Talbot Co., planter.
    To wife, Jane Prouse, for widhood, the use of my dw. plntn. with 307a & the negro [not named] in her possn.
    To dau. Mary Merrick, negro girl Daff.
    To dau. Rachel Prouse, negro girl Beck on the day of her mar.
    To son Thomas Prouse, negro boy Isaac, horse Butten, & if he see fit, to go to a shoemaker next fall, if not to remain with his mother till age 20.
    To son Philip Prouse, negro boy Abraham, the first colt Bonny brings, & he is to remain with his mother till age 20.
    To dau. Elizabeth Prouse, negro girl Minta on the day of her mar.
    To dau. Sarah Dillehunte, L 5 with the L 5 I paid to Wm. Goldsborough toward paying for the land.
    To son & extr., George Prouse, my dw. plntn. with 207a, negro boy Dick, & the residue of negroes.
    I hope Mr. Denny & Capt. Thomas Porter will appr. my e.
    Extrs: my wife & my eldest son, George Prouse.
    Witn: Thos. Neighbours, John Webb, Emma[nue]l Jenkenson.
    7 June 1758, sworn to by Neighbours & affirmed by Webb & Jenkenson (Quakers).

Liber 30, folio 501
1 May 1758
CARR, THOMAS, Baltimore Co.
    The Regulation 505a, the land I live on, is to be sold by Joseph Taylor or Wm. Lux, & the money is to be div. into 4 parts: one to my wife, Elizabeth Carr, one to
be paid to Benjamin Bowen, husb. of my dau. Mary Bowen, one to be paid to Wm. Lux in trust for son Aquilla Carr, & one to my dau. Averilla Willlmott.
    To dau. Mary Bowen, negro woman Dinah & negro men Simon & Dick.
    To Samuel Cole for grddau. Mary Cotterall, the bed she lay on, 2 cows & calves, 6 ewes, & 1 colt.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my sd. wife & 3 chldn: Aquilla Carr, Mary Bowen, & Averilla Willmot
    Whereas I became bound as special bail for John Wilmott, husb. of my dau. Averilla, in several actions for which he was in Baltimore Co. goal . . .
    Extr: Joseph Taylor.
    Witn: Jos[eph] Richardson, John Bays, Wm. Lux.
    5 June 1758, sworn to by Bays & Lux; see probate in Liber [35], folio 399.

Liber 30, folio 502
11 Dec. 1757
DEW, THOMAS, Baltimore Co.
    To son Robert Dew, 1/2 the land he lives on in Fairfax Co., Virginia, the other 1/2 to son Thomas Dew; also to sd. Robert, negro woman Flora abt. 25 yrs old,
negro boy Daniel abt. 14 yrs. old, & the livestock on sd. plntn.
    To wife [not named], for widhood, a house & lot in Baltimore Town, & on her d. or mar., to son William Dew.
    To bro. Robert Duvall, my clothes
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn. except son Robert.
    Witn: Will Baxter, John Addison Smith, William Fowler.
    12 June 1758, sworn to by Baxter, who drew the will, & Fowler.

Liber 30, folio 503
3 May 1758
ROGERS, NICHOLAS, Baltimore Co., merchant.
    To son Philip Rogers, 1/4 Lot 9, which I live on, bounded by Long & Market Sts.
    To son James Lloyd Rogers, the rest of sd. lot, reserving the use of the whole lot to my wife till my sons are 21.
    To son Nicholas Rogers, Lots 50 & 51 on the S side Long St. in Baltimore Town & 200a in Frederick Gabriel Mackenzie is obligated to convey to me.
    To bro. William Rogers, my clothes.
    To my wife [not named], L 2000, negro woman Chloe, & all my plate.
    To mother, Eleanor Harris, L 10/yr. until my chldn. are 21, when they shd. pay it.
    To sisters Elizabeth & Catharine Rogers, L 5 each.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my chldn.James Lloyd, Philip, Nicholas, & the child my wife is pregnant with.
    Extr: bro.-in-law Thomas Jones, to whom L 400 for his trouble.
    Witn: [Dr.] Will Lyon, Philip Jones, John Merryman, Jr.
    8 June 1758, sworn to by Lyon & Jones

Liber 30, folio 505
20 March 1758
BOWIE, THOMAS, Prince George's Co
    To wife & extrx., Hannah Bowie, during the minority of my son Daniel Bowie, provided she not clear more than 20,000 tob. hills in a year.
    To son Daniel Bowie, all my lands.
    To dau. Elizabeth Lawson Bowie, negro girl Nell, d. o. Sall.
    To dau. Barbara Bowie, negro girl Judy.
    The remaining negroes are to be equ. div., 1/3 to Elizabeth Lawson at age 16, 1/3 to Barbara at age 16, & the residue to son Daniel.
    Witn: [Dr.] J[ohn] Sprigg, Robt. Tyler, W[illiam] Bowie.
    3 May 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.; sd. William Bowie is uncle to the heir at law, who is an infant; 12 May 1758, sworn to by the extrx.

Liber 30, folio 506
3 May 1758
PRICE, THOMAS, Queen Anns Co.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Price, my brown horse Dragon, & for life, my dw. plntn., 160a of Branford.
    To son William Archer Price, on sd. wife's d., sd. dw. plntn.
    To son Thomas Archer Price & dau. Rebecca Moss, wife of William Moss, each 1 sh.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. son Thomas Price, daus. Esther Evins & Elizabeth Williams, & William Archer Price.
    Witn: Sarah Holmes, John Walker, Benjamin Thomas.
    1 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 507
21 March 1758
HARVEY, JAMES, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To son James Harvey, Harveys Discovery, my dw. plntn., a wild cherry desk, a sconset looking glass, my shoe & knee buckles, & negro boy Joshua.
    To dau. Sarah Harvey, negro gal Sal, my best bed, & 6 teaspoons silver.
    To the child my wife goes with, negro woman Phillis & negro child Judah.
    Extrx: wife [not named].
    Witn: William Price, Nichs. Price, [Joseph] Derochbrins.
    8 June 1758, sworn to by Wm. Price & Derochbrune

Liber 30, folio 508
15 Feb. 1758
WRIGHT, NATHAN, Jr., Queen Anns Co.
    To wife, [Mary Wright], for life, all my e. r. & p.
    To bro. Nathaniel Wright, on sd. wife's d., my dw. plntn. with Fulley's Reserve & Reserve Addition 350a.
    To nephew Nathan Wright Wrench, s. o. Henry Wrench, on sd. wife's d., my 400a of Content, formerly held by Thomas Davis, & if my wife d. before he is 21,
to Henry Wrench & Mary Ann, his wife, for the benefit of their son; also to sd. Nathan Wright Wrench, 4 negroes [not named].
    To Rachel Tillotson, d. o. Baynard Tillotson, on sd. wife's d., all but 50a of Mary's Portion.
    To John Pardo, s. o. Benjamin Pardo, 50a of Mary's Portion, to the E of the head of Piney Marsh.
    To niece Sarah Roe, d. o. James & Rachel Roe, on sd. wife's d., negro woman Beck
    To sd. wife these 6 negroes: Scipio, Peter, Tony, Isaac, Rose, & Dido.
    On sd. wife's d., the residue of my p. e. to be equ. div. betw. my bro. Nathaniel Wright, the chldn. of Henry & Mary Ann Wrench, & the chldn. of James &
Rachel Roe.
    Extrs: sd. wife & bro. Nathaniel Wright.
    Witn: Nathan Wright, Geo. Garnett, Jr., N[athaniel] Wright.
    2 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will as to the land & elected her 1/3 of the p. e.

Liber 30, folio 507
8 Dec. 1754
COLLINS, JOHN, Queen Anns Co.
    To son John Collins, 50a adj. my home plntn.[given] me by my father, but if he d. before age 21, to son Thomas Collins.
    To son Thomas Collins, Fresh Fords Addition 100a.
    To son Richard Collins, all my clothes & my gun.
    To wife, Margaret Collins, riding horse Tobey for life, & on her d., to son John Collins.
    The residue of my e. to be equ. div. among my 4 chldn: Welthy, Rachel, John, & Thomas Collins.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Margaret Collins, & Richard Collins.
    Witn: W[illiam] Robinson, Jr., William Austin, John Scrivener.
    22 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 510
8 May 1744
MASSEY, SAMUEL, Chester Town, Kent Co., hatter, intending a voyage to Norfolk, Virginia.
    To my father & mother [not named], L 10/yr. as long as either lives.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Massey, the rest of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: [Capt.] Jno. Berstall, Joseph Constable, Hugh Smith, Chas. Peale.
    13 May 1758, sworn to by Berstall.

Liber 30, folio 511
25 Sept. 1753
SEDGWICK, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co., late of London, mariner.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Sedgwick, all my e. r. & p
    Witn: Jno. Gassaway, William Jones, Thomas Bashferd, Thos. Gassaway.
    10 Aug. 1757, sworn to by Thos. Gassaway, Jones, & Bashford.

Liber 30, folio 511
21 March 1753
COLE, CHARLES, Annapolis, merchant.
    I revoke the will made by me in London, Great Britain, in 1726.
    Witn: Richd. Dorsey, Bealer Nicholson, John Charlette.
    9 Sept. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 512
4 May 1757
PURNELL, Mrs. RACHEL, [Anne Arundel Co.]
    To dau. Sarah, my side saddle & horse.
    My clothes to be equ. div. among my 3 daus: Rachel Ray, Sarah Purnel, & Belinda Purnel.
    The residue of my p. e. undisposed of according to my husband's bequest to be equ. div. among my 3 youngest chldn: Sarah, Benjamin, & Belinda Purnel.
    To my friend Mr. Hopewell Keene, grdnship of yoiungest son, Benja. Purnel, till he is 21.
    Extr: son, Samuel Purnel.
    Witn: [The Revd. Mr.] Chas. Lake, William Armige, Mary Cary.
    18 Oct. 1757, sworn to by Lake & Armige.

Liber 30, folio 513
2 July 1757
MEDCALFE, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co.
    To grdson Adam Thomas Allien, 100a of Shipley's Purchase & negro girl Deborah when he is 21, but id he d. s. p., to son Thomas Medcalfe.
    To sd. son Thomas, the rest of my lands, negro man Daniel, negro girl Charity (provided he give up his claim to negro woman Nan), & the best bed at age 21.
    To dau. Lydia Allein, sorrel mare Blaze.
    To son John Medcalfe, 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson John Medcalfe, at ge 21, negro boy Cesar.
    The residue equ. div., to sd. son Thomas & sd. dau. Lydia.
    Extrs: friends Kensey Johns & Jacob Franklin.
    Witn: Thos. Norris, Walter Gott, Nath[aniel] Phipps.
    9 Nov. 1757, affirmed by Thomas Norris (Quaker) & sworn to by Gott & Phipps.

Liber 30, folio 514
18 July 1757
TAYLOR, RICHD., Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To Mary Kirkland, d. o. William & Mary Kirkland, negro girl Heather.
    To son Richard, negro lad Sam.
    To son Samuel, negro lad Plato & a young grey mare & my saddle.
    To dau. Sophia, negro girl Luce.
    To dau. Mary negro girl Sall.
    To son Caleb, negro boy Jethro.
    To son Joseph, negro girl Nell.
    To son Isaac, 2 negro boys, Ephrain & Jack.
    To dau. Jemima, negro girl Marear.
    My sons Samuel, Caleb, Joseph, & Isaac are to act for themselves at age 16.
    Extr: son Richard.
    Witn: Henry Oneal Welsh, Isaiah Phelp, Hez[ekiah] Linthicum.
    29 Nov. 1757, sworn to by Linthicum & Phelps.

Liber 30, folio 515
10 Oct. 1757
JONES, RICHARD, Anne Arundel Co.
    To 3 sons, Richard Jones, Jeremiah Jones, & Thomas Jones, equ. div., all my lands, all my joiners, carpenters, & smiths tools, & 1/4 of 2/3 the residue my p. e.
    My son Richd. is to hold the shares of my other 2 sd. sons till they are 21.
    The other 3/4 of 2/3 the residue to my 5 daus: Sarah Waters, Rachel Waters, Cassandra Jones, Jemima Jones, & Elizabeth Jones, equ. div.
    Extrs: son Richd. Jones & son-in-law Thomas Waters.
    Witn: Morda. Jacob, Edmund Jennings, Ruth Davis.
    14 Dec. 1757, sworn to by Jacob & Jennings.

Liber 30, folio 515
12 Nov. 1757
FOREMAN, ANN, Anne Arundel Co.
    To dau. & extrx., Welthy Foreman, my bed, other hhold furn., livestock, spinning wheel, & negro fellow Boatswain.
    To son Philip Foreman, an ozenbrig bed tick & a bolster.
    To son Hezekiah Foreman, a hand mill.
    To dau. Mary Foreman, wife to my late son Samuel Foreman, 3 head of sheep.
    Witn: Mary Grace, Edward Payne.
    16 Nov. 1757, sworn to in 3 depositions by John Shaw, about 27 yrs. of age, who wrote the will, Mary Grace, of full age, & Edwd. Payne, of full age.

Liber 30,folio 517
last day of Sept. 1757
WELLS, TH[OMAS], Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To son Samuel Wells, the land I live on & 25a of Carten Benitt.
    To all my chldn. - Mary Smith, Sary Lane, Lauranah Wood, Ann Hall, Cassandra Wells, Samuel Wells, the heirs of William Wells, & the heirs of my dau. Eliza-
beth Deall - 5 sh. apiece, to by paid by my wife & extrx., [Mary Wells].
    Witn: Robert Swan, Robert Thrap, Morgan Wood.
    6 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 517
last day of February 1758
WELLS, MARY, Anne Arundel Co., planter, old & crasey but in proper memory.
    To daus. Mary Smith, Sarah Lane, Laranah Wood, Ann Hall, the heirs of William Wells, the heirs of dau. Elizabeth Deal, 5 sh. apiece.
    My e. is to be div. into 3 parts; to son & extr., Saml. Wells, 2 of the 3 parts, & to dau. Cassandra Wells, the 3d part unless she mar. Morgan Wood.
    Witn: James Wood, Richard Scrivener, Benja. Scrivener.
    13 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 518
20 March 1757
GOVER, EPHRAIM, Anne Arundel Co.
    To William Sandsbury, 2 graveyards 30-ft. square.
    To eldest son, Robert Gover, Govers Farm, in Anne Arundel Co., all my land in Baltimore Co.,  all my land in Calvert Co., & the bed at his house.
    To 2d son, Ephraim Giver, all my land in Prince George's Co.
    To dau. Mary Gover, my land in Anne Arundel Co. [not] given already, with negroes Roger, Tom, Judy, James, Ned, Jany, & Nan & all my p. e.
    Admrs: sons Robert Gover & Ephraim Gover, , who are to sell my negro men Harry & Darby.
    Witn: John Carr, William Parrott, Robert Wood.
    20 April 1758, sworn to by Wood & Carr

Liber 30, folio 519
22 Feb. 1758
HILL, ABELL, Jr., Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Hll, for life, His Lordships Bounty, the plntn I dw. on, & on her d. to my son Joseph Hill or his grdns., & for want of heirs, equ. div. to daus. Susannah & Sarah Hill, & for want of heirs to my 2 sons Abel & Charles Hill.
    To 2 sons Abel & Charles Hill, Birkhead Chance, 206a I bought of Henry Camden, & Gullaho Folly & Reton 67a.
    To sd. 2 daus.equ. div. L 40 sterl at age 18 or mar., & the residue of my p. e. is to be equ div. among my sd.  chldn.incl. my chldn.-in-law Bethridge & Abraham Simmon.
    Grdns: my bros. Charles, Drury, & Joseph Hill.
    Witn: Nathl. Dare, Jos[ep]h.Chew, John Moreland, James Cooley, Wm. Matthews.
    19 May 1758, sworn to by Matthews, Moreland, &Cooley.

Liber 30, folio 520
14 Sept. 1753
[GATWARD, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co.]
    To wife [not named], for widhood, whole e., except negro girl Florah to dau. Mary at age 16 or mar., & Florah's 1st child to dau. Sarah.
    To son Thomas, at age 16, my gun & handsaw.
    To Joseph Fowler, at age 21, a sow & 2 ewes.
    Witn: Samuel Parett, [Jeremiah Leach (in German?)].
    13 June 1758, sworn to by Parrett

Liber 30, folio 520
2 July 1758
SALTON, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co.
    To Benjamin Williams, my extr., s. o. Joseph Williams, all my e.
    Witn: Wm. Kirkland, Hez[ekiah] Linthicum, Gid[eo]n Gray.
    12 July 1758, sworn to by Kirkland.

Liber 30, folio 521
17 March 1758
MACKENZIE, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co.
    To wife, Katharine Mackenzie, for life, the residue of my p. e.
    To son Daniel Mackenzie, 96a out of 2 tracts, Hopsons Choice & The Addition to Hopsons Choice.
    To son Moses Mackenzie, 96a of Mackenzies Discovery laid out to suit the plntn. he dw. on.
    To grdson Michael Mackenzie Mattocks, s. o. John Mottocks & Ann Mackenzie, his wife, 50a of Hopson's Choice.
    To grdson William Mackenzi, s. o. Aaron Mackenzie 96a.
    To son Michael Mackenzie, the remaining 96a of my land.
    Extrs: sd. wife & sons Daniel & Moses Mackenzie
    On sd. wife's d., the residue of the p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 5 sons & 1 dau.
    Witn: John Sellman, Aquilla Randall, Robert Davis, John Arnold.
    [n. d.], sworn to by all 4 witn.

Lber 30, folio 522
17 Nov. 1755
LUSBY, THOMAS, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To son Jacob Lusby,  Proctres Forrest (my old dw. plntn.), Good Will, another 25a I had of Henry Hill, & 2 negroes, Simon & Kess.
    To dau. Milcah Lusby, mulatto boy Frank.
    To daus. Ann & Delilah Lusby, for their single lives, Beards Dock, my now dw. plntn.except the part where Joshua Cross lately lived, that part to the head of a cove where Johnson built my flat, thence to the main road to a saw pit where Dr. Stewart's people sawed, & if the land is redeemed, the money is to be equ. div.
betw. my 3 daus. Milcah, Anne, & Delilah Lusby.
    To sd. dau. Ann, negro woman Saco, & to sd. dau. Delilah, 2 negro childn., Easter & Janney.
    To 2 grddaus. Elizabeth & Eleanor Lusby, a negro each as part of the portion left them by their father, Elizabeth to have Nancey & Eleanor Fanny.
    To dau. Hannah Johnston, 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn: James Rowley, Robert Forrest, James Cummngs.
    18 July 1758, sworn to by Rowley & Cummings.

Liber 30, folio 523
20 Jan. 1758
CALLAWAY, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.
    To son Moses Callaway, 50a of Iron Hill
    To son Matthew Callaway, the rest of Iron Hill.
    To dau. Elizabeth, a bed.
    To grdsons Levin Hearne & Elisha Hearne, grddau. Mary Hearne, grdsons William Hearne & Joshua Hearne, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To wife, Elizabeth, all my p. e., & on her d., edqu. div., to all my chldn.
    Extr: son Matthew Callaway.
    Witn: John Williams, Moses Cremien, Joshua Walker.
    23 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 24 April 1758, the widow elected her 1/3

Liber 30, folio 524
18 Aug. 1757
LAW, JAMES, Somerset Co.
    To son Willam Law, The Addition, my dw. plntn.
    To son James Law, Dogwood Ridge 100a.
    To wife & extr., Phillis Law, for widhood, my p. e. incl. negro Tom, & on her mar. or d., to son John Law.
    To dau. Margaret Hobs, a heifer.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be div. among 5 of my chldn: Wm., James, John, Sarah, & Esther Law.
    Witn: Henry Newman, Isaac Newman, Martha Newman, Martha Brown.
    21 June 1758, sworn to by Henry & James Newman & Wm.  Brown, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 525
4 Feb. 1758
KING, EDWARD, St. Mary's Co.
    To Eleanor, my wife, my son Adam to be brought upt to age 16 & then to choose a grdn.
    Witn: Robert Fenwick, John King, Sumervell Cox.
    31 July 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 526
10 May 1758
BOWLING, JOHN, St. Mary's Co., planter.
    To wife, Susannah Bowling, who is to by my extrx. & grdn. to my chldn.[not named], all my e. r. & p. till my chldn. are 21, when 2/3 my e. are to be equ. div. among them & the other 1/3 to be hers.
    As I am admr. of  my late father, Edmond Bowling's e. &  my mother relinquishes the 1/3 due her, she is to continue with my wife.
    My sd. wife is to enjoy my r. e. for life, & on her d., to son Edmond Bowling.
    Witn: Thos. Corde, Clement Taylor, Owen Allen.
    10 May [1758?], Codicil. My dau. Mary is to be paid off her portion at age 16. [Same witn.]
    7 June 1758, sworn to by Corde & Taylor, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 527
22 Feb. 1758
WOOD, SAMUEL, St. Mary's Co., planter.
    To dau. Ann Briscoe, a large church Bible.
    To son Samuel Wood, my clothes, & my riding mare & saddle.
    To grdson Jeared Briscoe, 2 silver spoons.
    The residue to son & extr., Jonathan Wood, whom I desire not to forget his 2 poor sisters, Susannah Suit & Elizabeth Banner, & I hope my chldn. unmentioned
will be content with what they have had.
    Witn: David Dick, James Brady, Jr.
    4 July 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 527
2 Feb. 1758
HANSON, ANN, Charles Co., widow.
    To grddau. Ann Hatcheson, negro girl Jane.
    To niece Mary Hodgskin, negro girl Ann.
    To son & extr.,William Maconikie, the residue, & he is to have the care of my grdson John Maconikie, entrusted to me by my son Alexader Maconikie decd.
    Witn: [The Revd. Mr.] Theop. Swift, Mary Stone, Richd. King.
    12 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 528
3 March 1758
WOODMAN, SARAH, Charles Co., widow.
    To dau. & extrx. Eleanor Fearson, widow of Walter Fearson decd., a tract on Potomac R. taken up by Robert Smithkens, an adj. tract taken up by Robert Slingsbey, & another adj. tract taken up by Humphrey Howel, all 3 in William & Mary Parish & in possn. of John Hammill, John Covry, & my sister Eleanor Nou, for life. & then to her son Walter Fearson.
    To son Newman Tompkins, a cow.
    To son George Deen a calf from sd. cow.
    Witn: John Wood, John Newman, Thomas Townslin.
    13 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 529
19 Aug. 1755
BATES, THOMAS, Charles Co., mariner.
    To wife & extrx., Mildred Bates, me e. r. & p.
    Witn: W[illiam] Bowling, John Bowling, Richard Edlen.
    28 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 529
13 April 1758
SPEAK, THEADOTIA, Charles Co.
    Admr: son Richard Speak.
    To dau.Jane Speak, negro woman Sew, negro girl Nell, a spinning wheel, & a bed.
    To son William Speak, negro boy Ben.
    To son Joseph Harrison Speak, negro boy Leonard & negro woman Sarah.
    To son Francis Speak, negro boy Jess & negro man Dick.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 4 youngest chldn - Jane, William, Joseph, & Francis - & if they recover boy Sam, which I sold to John Gray . . . .
    To the rest my chldn. not mentioned, 1 sh. sterl. each.
    Witn: John Speak, Jr., John Clinkscales.
    Codicil, 14 April 1758. My 3 abovesd. sons shall be maintained out of my e. exclusive of the legacies to my abovesd. 4 chldn., & Joseph Harrison Speak is to have 1 yrs schooling & be bound out to a trade, & son Francis Speak is to have sufficient schooling.  Witn: Alexr. Adams.
    5 May 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 530
7 Dec. 1757
COOKSEY, JOHN, Charles Co., planter
    To son John Baptis Cooksey, 50a of Simkin Coat Back, on the side the main road Hatch Dent lives on.
    To son Thomas Cooksey, 50a of Simkin Coatback.
    To son Hezeciah Cooksey, 50a of Simkin Coatback.
    To son Lomaster Cooksey, 1 sh. sterl.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Cooksey, all my p. e. & 50a of Simkin Coatback to pay debts.
    Witn: Easter Williams, Barba Tennison, Wll Mcpherson.
    3 May 1758, sworn to by Hester Tennison, Barbara Tennison, & Wm. Mcpherson, & the heir at law refused to be present.

Liber 30, folio 531
15 April 1758
McCOY, HENRY, Cecil Co., farmer.
    To wife, Rebecca McCoy, 1/3 my e. r. & p.
    To son James McCoy & son-in-law Robert Farris, 5 sh. each.
    To dau. Anna Armstrong, L 10.
    To son John McCoy, L 5, but if he mar. a Presbyterian, an equ. part of my e.
    The residue of my e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Ephraim, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Rachael, Martha, Jane, & Sarah McCoy.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Ephraim McCoy.
    Witn: Richard Canter, Henry Penington, Stephen Penington.
    26 April 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 532
23 Feb. 1757
DORRAUGH, JOHN, Cecil Co.
    To wife, & with my bro. Bartholomew Dorraugh, extrx., Elizabeth, all my e. but L 7, which I leave to son John.
    To dau. Margaret, the brindled cow, & to son John, 4 sheep.
    Witn: Thos. Craige, David McCrackan, Robert Dorragh.
    16 March 1758, sworn to by Craig & McCracken.

Liber 30, folio 533
13 July 1758
POWEL, ANN, Talbot Co., widow.
    To my 3 grdchldn., Henry, Anne, & William Troth, equ. div., 1/5 of my p. e. when the e. of my decd. husb., Daniel Powel, is settled.
    To grdchild Elizabeth Macmans, 1/5 my p. e.
    To 3 chldn., Christopher Birkhead, Peter Sharp, & Harrison Brooke, equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
    Extr: son Christopher Birkhead.
    Witn: D[aniel] Dickinson, John Flood, Danl. Maynadier.
    5 Aug. 1758, affirmed by Dickinson (Quaker) & sworn to by Maynadier.

Liber 30, folio 533
12 Feb. 1729
HANKIN, EDWARD, of Stepney Parish, [England], merchant, my body to be buried among my Friends called Quakers.
    To wife, Mary Hankin, I confirm a deed of several houses & give her L 1000, 1/2 my plate, & all my hhoold goods.
    To dau. Sarah Hankin, the other 1/2 my plate, L 500, & 2 houses mill stairs in Rederiff, & if she d. s. p., sd. houses to my bro.-in-law Joseph Grove.
    To son Edward Hankin, my house in Harwick at Essex & my land at Rabness near Harwick.
    To sister Mary Warner, for life, L 20/yr.
    To sister Sarah Laurence, for life, L 10/yr.
    To friends Capt. Edward Nansum & Capt. Mark Ord, each L 20.
    To my friends of Raitiff Monthly Mtng., in School House Lane, L 100 for their poor.
    To sister Hannah Bezely, L 300.
    To friend Richard Partridge, L 20.
    To friends Simon Warner & John Warner, each L 10.
    To cousin Samuel Laurence, L 100.
    To cousin Samuel Warner, L 50.
    The residue, equ. div., at age 21, to my 3 chldn: Edward, Bromley, & Sarah Hankin.
    To the child sd. wife may be with, L 1000.
    Extrs: sister Hannah Bezely, Simon Warner, John Warner, Richard Partridge.
    Witn: Silas Taylor, Sam Godfrey, Christopher Stork.
    3 May 1730, since above will was made, my son Bounty [sic] being d., to the child my wife may be with an equ. share with chldn. Edward & Sarah.
    Witn: Christopher Stork, Martha Sealy, Sarah Booth.
    Edward Hankin of Limehouse, in another codicil, affirms the power of his sd. 4 extrs.to dispose of the sugar house bought of Sir Charles Weger & his lady, the
stillhouse in possn. of Edward Hampson, the house in possn. of  John Bradford, blockmaker, a house bought of ------ Wharton, the houses in Rideriff by his form-
er wife, Sarah Grove, a house at Harwidge inherited from his father, 2 cargoes which came to John Beel & Capt. Hide & received by his bro. Bezely, a bond of
L 50 due from James Spraggs decd., & gives L 200 sterl. to Edwd. Nansum, L 10 to Philip Harman, & L 10 to Isaac Clark.
    Proved at London 15 April 1752 on the affirmation of Hannah Bezely, widow, & the other extrs. named in the will.

Liber 30, folio 537
7 June 1758
MILLER, SAMUEL, Kent Co.
    To son Samuel Miller, Part of Miller's Purchase Resurveyed beg. at Swan Creek Bridge & on Tavern Br.at the E end of my dw. plntn.& the main road from the
head of the Heron Ponds to Swan Crk. Bridge.
    To wife, Sarah, my riding chair.
    To dau. Sarah, negro boy Jeffrey.
    Samuel Groome, Jr., is to be grdn. to my son Richard till he is 18.
    My sd. wife is to be grdn. of all my other chldn. till Richard is 21, & on sd. wife's d. or mar., he is to b e grdn. to the other sons, & if sd. wife d. before dau. Sarah is 16, my sister Jane Miller, wife of Thos, Miller, is to be grdn. to my dau. Sarah.
    Other possible grdns: Charles, Margaret, & Milchah Grooms & Jane Miller. wife of Thomas Miller.
    Extrx: sd. wife, & if she d., Saml. Groome, Jr.
    Witn: Ra[lph] Page, Blackledge Woodland, William Cottin.
    29 July 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 539
9 April 1758
CHAMBERLIN, JOHN, Kent Co., planter.
    To grddau. Catharine Chamberlaine, d. o. my son Michael Chamberlaine, black mare Pegon & other livestock [at ?] age 16.
    To son & extr., Michael Chamberlin, all my lands.
    Witn: John Edwards, Nicholas Roundles, Thos. Savin, Jr.
    22 July 1758, sworn to by Roundles & Savin.

Liber 30, folio 540
17 Feb. 1758
GARNETT, JOSEPH, Kent Co., farmer
    My dw. plntn. is to be rented out till my sn Joseph is 20 yrs. of age.
    That tenement in Chester Town now occupied by Samuel Rogers & that 1/2 lot next to Mr. Joseph Nicholsons are to be sold or rented till son Thomas is 20.
    To wife, Sarah, my silver watch, my negro boy Joe, which was hers before mar., my chair horse, & choice of beds.
    To dau. Sarah, horse Cromwell & to dau. Ann, her choice of my horss
    To chldn. Sarah, Ann, Joseph, & Elizabeth, each a bed.
    My son-in-law Daniel Perkins & my dau., his wife, are to be grdns. to sons Joseph & Thomas & dau. Elizabeth, & if his wife live till Joseph is 12, Elizabeth 16, &
Thomas fit to be put to a trade, & I give sd. grdns. the use of negroes Jacob & Patience.
    My bro.-in-law Thomas Willkins is to b e grdn. of my 2 sons, Joseph, when he is 12, & Thomas, when he is fit to be bound.
    My extrs. my sell my 3 negroes Hannah, Jude,  & Tom
    Of the residue, sd. wife is to have 1/3, & the other 2/3 are to be div. among my daus. Mary Perkins, Sarah, Anne, & Elizabeth Garnett.
    Extrs: bro.-in-law Thomas Wilkins & James Piner.
    Witn: Tho. Garnett, John Campbell, Bartus Piner, William Earle.
    25 July 1758, sworn to by Campbell, Piner, & Earle, & the widow elected 1/3 the p. e. & her dower in the r. e.

Liber 30, folio 543
8 March 1758
THOMAS, ROSSANNAH, Kent Co., widow.
    To John Arnold, Sr., my cow, mare, large iron kettle, & iron pot rack.
    To John Arnold, Jr., the colt sd. mare is big with.
    To Elizabeth York of Baltimore Co., widow, & her dau. Mary, my large chest & contents equ. div.
    To sd. Mary York, my 2 spinning wheels, warming pan, & side saddle.
    To John Dehaws, commonly called John March, my extr., the residue.
    Witn: Alex. Glenn, Martha Glenn, Prudence Knowlman.
    25 April 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 544
20 Feb. 1758
DYER, THOMAS, Kent Co., farmer.
    To wife & extrx., Catherine Dyer, 1/2 my p. e.
    To son-in-law James Connor, L 30.
    To son-in-law Jeffery Wright, L 4.
    To son-in-law John [W]right,  L 4.
    To Elizabeth Greenwood, a child that lives with me, L 3.
    To hired woman, Margaret Meads, mother of sd. child., 40 sh.
    To the little boy that lives with me named Garret, L 4.
    Witn: John Eglin, Robert Guye, Bartus Piner.
    25 April 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 544
6 Oct. 1747
JACKSON, ARCHEBAL, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To my eldest [son] & extr., Samuel Jackson & sons Abedngo Jackson & James Jackson, each 100a of Ratcliff 300a on the river.
    To son Archibal Jackson, Noel 113a.
    To son Tilghman Jackson, Hazard 50a.
    To son John Jackson, Spedey Contest 10a.
    If any of my 4 eldest sons - Samuel, Abednego, James, & Archibal - d. s. p., their land to my 2 youngest sons - Tilghman & John - & if either of them d. s. p., to
daus. Ann Jackson & Rebecca Jackson.
    To the son born to my wife in 1747, 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Haner Ferkham, 10 sh.
    Witn: Peter Rich, Nathan Baggs, Absolom Pearson.
    19 Aug. 1758, sworn to by Rich, the other 2 witn being d.

Liber 30, folio 546
10 Dec. 1757
YOUNG, EDWARD, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To grdson David Young, L 4.10/yr. for education, a pot, & 3 books: a Bible, a prayer book, & The Door of Salvation Opened by the Key of This Generation.
    To dau. Christian Young, a bed, a heifer, mare Doll, hhold. furn, & 15a, on which my extr. is to build her a house 20'x16' & 6 1/2'.
    Thomas Hamer is to be sd.Christian's grdn. & to direct my extr. in the adm.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my other chldn., Joseph & Benjamin, & the chldn. of my eldest dau., Mary & John Thackey.
    Extr: son Joseph Young.
    Witn: William Wilkinson, Jr., Chas. Hurst, William Wilkinson, Sr.
    5 Sept. 1758, sworn to by both Wilkinsons.

Liber 30, folio 547
29 June 1758
MAXWELL, PETER, Queen Anns Co.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Maxwell, my plntn. Hazard 270a, near Queens Town, for life, Lot 2 in Kingston, on Chester R., & 1/2 the residue of my p. e.
    To son John Maxwell, on sd. wife's d., sd. plntn.
    To my chldn. - Rachell, John, Sarah, Alexander, & Mary Maxwell - at age 21, the residue of my p. e., & if all d. before age 21, to friend & bro.-in-law, Capt.
John Bustall.
    Sons John & Alexander ae to be bound out to good trades.
    Witn: Geo. Skirven, Chrisr. Bateman, Jacob Williams, Sarah Massey.
    25 July 1758, sworn to by Skervin & Williams.

Liber 30, folio 549
28 March 1758
PURNELL, JOHN, Worcester Co.
    To son Thomas Purnell, the land adj. Charles Rackliff, Mudday Branch, Mr. Midgelys road, & the County Road.
    To dau. Ann Purnell, part of Bays & Pointlookout.
    To dau. Mary Purnell, the rest of Bays.
    To dau. Elizabeth Purnell, Bowens Choice & Deep Swamp, which came by my wife, a good bed, negro man Stephen, & negro woman Bess.
    To wife, [Z]opporah, negro men Sam & Jack, negro women Jenny & Nan, the use of my dw. house for life, & 1/3 my p. e.
    To son Thomas Purnell, negro boy Abner & a bed, & he is to be for himsef at age 18.
    To dau. Mary Purnell, negro boy Bill, negro girl Rhadah, & a bed.
    To dau. Ann Purnell, negro boy Stephen, negro girl Abigall, & a good bed.
    Extrs: sd. wife & her bro. Thomas Purnell.
    Witn: Charles Rackliffe, William Purnell, Thos. Robins, Zadock Purnel.
    19 May 1758, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 550
14 Sept. 1753
POINTER, RACKLIFF, Worcester Co., planter.
    To son Thomas Poynter & daus. Zeporah & Arcado Pointer, 2 cows & calves & 1 ewe apiece.
    To the child my wife & extrx., Ruth, is big with 2 cows & a ewe.
    Witn: William Smock, Elias Poynter, Henry Smock.
    27 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 551
7 July 1757
CLARK, RACE,[Sr.], Worcester Co., planter.
    To grdson Marshill Clark, the plntn. where I live, the part of Miserable Quarter on the N side Old House Br.& the 100a where my son Benjamin Clark lived.
    To grdson Richard Marklin Clark, the part of Miserable Quarter on the S side sd. br near St. Martin's R.
    If sd. grdsons d. s. p., sd. lands are to fall to my youngest son & extr., Race Clark.
    To eldest son, John Clark, part of Miserable Quarter, but if he d. s. p., to youngest son, Race Clark, who is to have the fruit of the orchards given to sd. grdsons
till they come to age.
    Witn: Alexander Linch, Joram Griffith, Danl. Coe.
    15 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio553
15 March 1758
MARTHIS, ALEXANDER, Worcester Co.
    To wife, Comfort Mathis, for life, the plntn I live on, & on her d., to my 2 daus.Rhodah Mathis & Elizabeth Mathis.
    To my 4 chldn. I have sent for from Scotland - Thomas, Peter, Ann, & Esabel Mathis - L 20, & if they never come, sd. wife is to have the L 20.
    Witn: Solomon Walton, Moses Davis, Jon Williams.
    2 Aug. 1758, sworn to by Davis & Williams.

Liber 30, folio 553
5 May 1756
CRAPPER, NATHANIEL, Sr., Worcester Co., aged & weak.
    To wife, Mary Crapper, 1/3 my p. e., & for life, my dw. house & 1/3 the land on the E side the road to South Point.
    To my 4 sons - Solomon, Edmund, John, & William Crapper - Ladyes Delight, 1000a on the S side Indian R. in Pennsylvania [on Delaware].
    To son Nathaniel Crapper, the land where he lives.
    To son Edmund Crapper, the part of the tract I live on, beg. at the Bayside & running the course that divides me from Thomas Purnell.
    To son Vincent Crapper, all my dw. plntn. not given to son Edmund, & if he d. s. p., to sons Edmund & William.
    To sons Solomon & William Crapper, equ. div., Golden Valley.
    Extrs: sons Edmond & Vincent Crapper.
    Witn: William [B]owin, Jr., Nancy Crapper, Thomas Robins, Jr.. John Parker, Jr.
    Codicil, --- April 1757. I revoke the devise of part of Golden Valley to son William Crapper & give him the land given to son Edmund Crapper. To grdson Ed-
mond Crapper, the part of Golden Valley my will gave to son Wm. Crapper.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Crapper & sons Vincent & WilliamCrapper.
    Witn: Thomas Robins, Jr., William Smith, Jr., Reuben Crapper, Jr., Israel Cckland..
    23 June 1758, sworn to by Capt. Thomas Robins, William Bowin, & John Parker.
    23 June 1758, sworn to by Thomas Robins, William Smith, & Reuben Crapper.

Liber 30, folio 556
8 Nov. 1757
HUNGERFORD, BENJAMIN, Calvert Co., planter.
    To son John Hungerford, 200a of Eltonhead Manner, negro man Joe, boy Tom, & a pair of hand millstones.
    To dau. Hannah Hungerford, Friendship 90a, negro boy Will, & negro girl Nan.
    To dau. Jane Hungerford, negro woman Thenor & negro child Kate.
    To wife [not named], negro man Jack, negro woman Jane, & for life, Jarmins Quarter 143a, & on her d., 100a to son John & 43a on Back Crk. to dau. Jane.
    Sd. wife is to be grdn. to my chldn.till they are of age, but if she d. before then, my nephew Edmond Hungerford is to be their grdn.
    Extrs: wife & nephew Edmond Hungerford.
    Witn: Gideon Turner, George Smith, John Baker.
    21 June [1758], sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 557
18th day 3d month 1758
COLES, WILLIAM, Notingham Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.
    To wife, Prudence Coles, for life, 1/3 my p. e. & 1/3 my r. e.
    To son & extr., William Coles, the land where my plntn. & 1/2 a [grist] mill is.
    To dau. Hannah Murphey, wife of James Murphey, 5 sh.
    To dau. Rebecca Coles L 5.
    To dau. Prudence Coles, L 5 & red heifer Cherry.
    To son Eliah Coles & dau. Lydia Coles, each 5 sh.
    To chldn. William, Rebecca, & Prudence Coles, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: Joseph Taylor, Jonathan Hanson, Charles Gorsuch.
    4 July 1758, affirmed by Mr. Joseph Taylor (Quaker) & sworn to by Charles Gorsuch before Wm. Young, Depy. Commy., Baltmore Co.

Liber 30, folio 558
29 Jan. 1758
COOPER, RICHARD, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To the heirs of my dau. Mary Hopewell, to dau. Treascia Spink, to the heirs of my dau. Monica Fenwick, & to my dau. Susannah Noble, 1 sh. sterl apiece
    To son Thomas Cooper, the plntn. I live on & Coopers Addition adj. on his mother's d. & all my land at the head of Clements Bay, but if he refuses to make over
the land his uncle Thos. Cooper left him to his bro. Richd. Cooper, sd. Richard is to have my land at the head of Clements Bay; also to Thos., negro girl Pegg.
    To son Richard Cooper, Hopewell, 75a at the head of Brettons Bay, a bed, livestock, negro boy Jack, L 5 sterl., & 1000 lb s. tob.
    To son Clement Cooper, Frightfull 180a, negro boy James, a bed, livestock, 1000 lbs. tob., & my broadcloth coat.
    To Auswild Thompson, my old white coat, camble jacket, & a shirt.
    To my daus. - Elizabeth, Elinor, Henrietta, & Catharine Cooper - 7 negroes - Ned, Nace, Grace, George, Lucy, Nan, & Sarah - & L 10 sterl. equ. div.
    To the priest that buries me, 25 sh.
    To my extrs., negro man Will, but my dau. Susannah Noble may have the use of him for life, & on her d., to her chldn.
    The residue to my wife, Elizabeth Cooper, & she & my son Thomas are to be my extrs.
    Witn: Robert Cole, Benjamin Gristy, Ignatius Mattingly.
    3 Aug. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 559
1 Sept. 1757
PLOWDEN, EDMOND, All Faiths Parish, St, Mary's Co.
    To son Edmond Plowden, the 260a of Scotch Neck in Resurection Manor where I liv e.
    To son George Plowden, the part of the Farm on the E side the br. that goes from John Dents to where the Farm & Tavern join.
    To son Francis Jarratt Plowden, the rest of the Farm on the W side sd. br., Plowdens Discovery, & my part of the Tavern where Clement Mchaney lives.
    To wife & extrx., Henrietta Plowden, 6 negroes at the quarter - Sam, Ben, Great James, Little James, Asse, & Sucke - 1/2 the livestock & 1/2 the house furn.
    The rest of my negroes, equ. div., to my chldn. as they come to age or mar.
    Witn: James Bate & John Raley.
    2 Aug. 1758, sworn to by both witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 560
5 March 1757
RICHARDSON, THOMAS, Prince George's Co.
    To dau. Mary Calver, wife of Henry Calver, negoew girls Priss & Tamer, equ. div. among her chldn.
    To son Thomas Richardson, negro boys Snosbury & Charles, the 3 tracts I live on, &n the still, & he is to be of age at age 18.
    To grddau. Susannah Calver, Rachels Hope, in Anne Arundel Co. near Flatt Crk. Br.
    To wife, Susannah, for life, negro girl Jean, & after, to [son] Thomas Richardson.
    To my extrs., my wife, & my son Thomas Richardson, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: James Crow, Samuel Waters, William Waters.
    15 May 1758, Thos. Richardson, a minor of 14 yrs., resigned the extrship to his mother, Susannah Richardson, & she swore to the will.
    8 July 1758, sworn to by Capt. James Crow, & 20 May 1758, affirmed by Saml. & Wm. Waters (Quakers).

Prince George's Co., 24 Aug. 1758, Dr. John Sprigg, with Jeremiah Belt, Jr., & Richard Harwood, Jr., a witn. to the will of Baruch Williams [in Liber 28, folio 504]
    swore to the will.

Liber 30, folio 562
28 Oct. 1757
ORME, JOHN, Prince George's Co., in the ministry of the Gospel, far advanced in years.
    To sons John, James, & Archiald, 10 sh.
    To dau. Jane, negro Nan & L 20.
    To dau. Elizabeth, negro Morea & L 20.
    To dau. Septima, negro Charles & L 20.
    To dau. Octava, negro Sal & L 20.
    My son Ebenezer Edmonston is to depend for his schooling & clothes on my extrx., his mother.
    To grddau. Nancy, 1 yr. schooling.
    To wife & extrx., Ruth Orme, all my land whether Leigth or Collington for life, & on her d., to son Ebenezer Edmonston if living, otherwise to 1 or 2 of my sd. daus.
    Witn: Robert Bradly, Ruth Allen, Jo[seph] Belt, Jr.
    24 Aug. 1758, sworn to by Bradly & Belt.

Liber 30, folio 563
21 Feb. 1749/50
NOBLE, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To my cousin Mazerdin Fergoe, 1 English sh.
    To my wife & extrx., Elizabeth Hall, the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: John Flower, Thomas Flower, Gean Rue (her mark).
    18 Sept. 1758, sworn to by John & Thomas Flower, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 563
6 Nov. 1755
GAFFORD, CHARLE S, Queen Anns Co.
    To eldest son, Richard Gafford, & 2d son, Charles Gafford, each 12 pence sterl.
    To son & extr., John Gafford, 141a of Macklains Beginning, where I dw. & all my p. e.
    Witn: Benja. Roberts, William Wharton, James McCoy.
    25 March 1756, sworn to by all 3 witn., & by letter Richard Gafford, heir at law, said he had no objection.

Liber 30, folio 564
28 Aug. 1758
SELBY, SAMUEL, Frederick Co.
    To wife, Amela Selby, the land I live on, for life, & on her d., to be sold & the money div. equ. among all my chldn.
    To dau. Mary Anne Selby, a mulatto Alice.
    To my sons Samuel, William, Harris, & William Selby, who are to be free at age 18, & to my daus. Cassandra, Mary, Anne, Amelia, & Barbary Selby the rest.
    Witn: Hugh Smith Dunn, Samuel Selby, Wm. Magruder Selby, John Edward.
    16 Oct. 1758, Anne Arundel Co., sworn to by Saml. Selby in the presence of Saml. Selby, heir at law, & by Wm. Magruder Selby.

Liber 30, folio 566
Tuesday last
WYNN, RICHARD, Baltimore Co.
    25 Sept. 1758, John Moore, Ann Douglass, Hannah Moore, & Peter Bond swore that on Tuesday last, at his house, Richard Wynn declared that he apptd. William Askew of Baltimore Town to settle  his affairs & he gave him what e. he had; & 2 Oct. 1758 Hannah Moore & Peter Bond confirmeds the above.

Liber 30, folio 566
19 Aug. 1758
BUCHANAN, ELEANOR, B altimore Co., widow.
    To son Loyd, my house Bible & a mourning ring, & to his dau. a piece of silver plate worth L 5 sterling.
    To dau. Elizabeth Croxall, L 50 sterl. & my saddle.
    To sons Andrew & Archibald, a mourning ring each.
    To son George a bridle & saddle.
    To dau. Elizabeth Buchanan, as much as will make her fortune L 250 sterl. incl. the sum devised her by her father, negro boy Ben, son to Old Sarah, & negro girl Deanah, dau. to Penny, & a set of silver spoons marked BB.
    To son James, a bridle & saddle.
    To my mother [not named]negro boy Duke for life.
    To sister Elizabeth Rogers, sd. Duke on my mother's d..
    To dau. Elizabeth & sister Elizabeth, equ. div., L 50 sterl. & my wearing appl.
    To sister Catharine Rogers, L 5 sterl.
    To son William Buchanan, negro girl Rachel, negro boy Joshua, son & dau. to Rubie, negro girl Ruth, the younger son of Penny, & the residue.
    Extr: son Loyd, to whom I leave the care of son William.
    Witn: William Rogers, John Merryman, Jr.
    16 Oct. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 567
30 Jan. 1758
KENTON, JAMES, Tuckahoe Neck, Queen Anns Co., wheelwright.
    To son Thomas Kenton, Gravely How 150a, my dw. plntn. & if he d. s. p., to son Solomon Kenton.
    To son James Kenton, Upland Addition 100a, now in possn. of Solomon Willson.
    To son Solomon Kenton, negro boy Martin.
    Witn: Nathan Wheatly, Thomas Cary, Nathl. King.
    20 Sept. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 568
23 May 1758
MAYNE, JOHN, Queen Anns Co., merchant, to be interred betw. Susannah & Elizabeth, my former wives, at the E end of Tuckahoe Church.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Mayne, all e. r. & p.
    Witn: William Fisher, William Evans, Thomas Priest, Jona[than] Nicols.
    12 Oct. 1758, sworn to by Nicols, Evans, & Priest.

Liber 30, folio 568
7 April 1758
DORICKSON, WILLIAM, Worcester Co.
    To 2 daus. Mary & Elizabeth Dirrickson, equ. div., my land beg. at the mouth of The Great Gut betw. the Eagles Nest & Bear Point, Mary to have the lower part
& Elizabeth the upper.
    Extrx: wife, Areadah Dirrickson
    Witn: Levin Dirrickson, Ezekiel Hopkins, Jacob Hopkins.
    6 June 1758, sworn to by Dirrickson & Jacob Hopkins.

Liber 30, folio 569
24 April 1758
POWELL, WILLIAM, Worcester Co., hatter.
    To my John Lewis of Cecil Co., Roman priest, my gold sleeve buttons.
    To wife & extrx., Terrety Powell, my mare, her side saddle, 2 smoothing irons, all her wearing appl., & 2/3 my e. r. & P.
    To John Fennise, a set of hatters tools & 1/3 the residue, except my wearing appl., which is to be distributed among the neutral French.
    Witn: Richard Ward, Benjamin Cox, Arthur Mackallan.
    30 Sept. 1758, sworn to by Mackallan & Ward.

Liber 30, folio 570
20 Feb. 1757
GOULT, ROBERT, Jr., Worcester Co.
    To my bro. Obed Goult, Slaughter Ridge 150a.
    Witn: William Holland, Hannah Wharton, John Cord.
    7 June 1758, sworn to by Cord & Holland.

Liber 30, folio 570
18 May 1756
[HILL], ABRAHAM, Worcester Co.
    To son Jacob Hill & dau. Elizabeth Benston, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Abraham Hill, Hogg Hill 100a, where I live.
    To wife & extrx., Ann, for life, the rest of my p. e., & on her d. to be equ. div. betw. son Elisha Hill & daus. Mary, Ann, & Rachel Hill.
    Witn: Bowd[em] Robins, Benj[amin] Aydelott, Wm Wattson.
    6 Jue 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Somerset Co., 16 Aug. 1758, Priscilla Heath widow of Abraham Heath, late of Somerset Co. decd.[intestate], gave up her right of admin. to any creditor with just
    claim.

Liber 30, folio 571
7 Sept. 1746
BLEUER, MARGARET, Somerst Co.
    To John Killam, my bro-in-law, all my p. e.except the use of my e. to my father & extr., Joseph MacClester, while my son Joseph Bleuer is under 21.
    My son Joseph Bleuer is to be brought up by my sd. father & my sd. bro.-in-law.
    Witn: Neal McClester, John Walter, Geo. Dashiell, Jr.
    8 Sept. 1758, sworn to by Walter & Dashiell.

Liber 30, folio 572
25 Aug. 1758
THOMAS, THOMAS, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son Samuel Thomas, negro man Mingo & negro boy David.
    To son William Thomas, negro woman Nina.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 2 sd. sons.
    Extr: Samuel Wright.
    Witn: John Thomas, Joseph Thomas.
    26 Sept. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 573
4 Aug. 1758
COOPER, WILLIAM, Talbot Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Frances Cooper, for life, negro wench Fuler, & on her d., to my chldn. John, Frances, & Lucia Cooper equ. div.
    To dau. Frances Cooper, negro child Amy.
    If negro wench Fuler bring another child, it is to sd. dau. Lucia.
    To son John Cooper, my wearing appl. & gun.
    To dau. Elizabeth Blades, 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn: John Cooper, Mary Stains, Nicholas Saymour.
    10 Oct. 1758, sworn to by Stains & Seymore.

Liber 30, folio 574
21 Feb. 1756
MARTIN, PHILIP, Talbot Co.
    To 2 sons, Henry & William Martin, Bullens Chance, equ. div. by a line from the head of Mirey Br., to include 150a on the E side of sd. line to sd. Henry, & for
want of heirs, to son Nicholas Martin, & for want of heirs, to son Robert Martin, & for want of heirs, to son William Martin; & the remainder 150a to son William Martin . . ., division to be by Mr. Edward Oldham & Mr. Thomas Stevens.
    To 2 youngest sons, Nicholas & Robert Martin, the residue of my p. e.
    To wife & extrx., Phebe Martin, for widhood, my land.
    Witn: Thomas Browning, Nicholas Lowe, John Giles.
    12 Feb. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 575
20 June 1757
BEALL, NATHANIEL, Frederick Co., planter.
    To eldest son, George Beall, 5 sh.
    To 2d son, William Murdock Beall, 131a of Fat Oxen.
    To 3d son, Elisha Beall, 131a of Fat Oxen.
    Extrs: wife, Ann Beall, & son Wm Murdock B eall.
    To sd. wife, negro fellow Peter for life, & if he is alive at her d., he is to be sold & the money equ. div. betw. my daus. Elizabeth & Mary.
    The residue of my p. e., equ. div. among my 4 younger chldn., William, Elisha, Elizabeth, & Mary.
    Witn: John Nichols, Mary Nichols, Ninian Beall.
    20 Nov. 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 576
9 March 1758
HO[L]MES, WILLIAM, [Frederick Co.]
    To son Thomas, The Arcada 50a & my riding horse Duke.
    To wife [not named], Thomas' Lot 50a, & on her d., to son William.
    To dau. Luranah, Elizabeth, Sarah, & Honour, a heifer apiece.
    Witn: William Chadd, Thomas Estup, Jr., William Estup.
    8 April 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 576
8 Sept. 1756
TOMSON or THOMPSON,  WILLIAM, Frederick Co., farmer.
    To every lawful heir, an equ. share of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Andrew Blar, [in German, (Chas Thomas?)], Phil Mason.
    22 March 1758, sworn to by Andrew Baeir & Philip Mason.
    N. B. the name for which the blank is left is wrote in Dutch [German]. [There is no blank, just the name in German.]

Liber 30, folio 577
2 Oct. 1757
HARRIS, THOMAS, Frederick Co., to be bur. at the bur. place at my dw. plntn.
    To son Thomas Harris, Box's Search, 96a where my dw. plntn. is, , & part of the resurv. betw. sd. plntn. & Monocacy Crk.
    To dau. Judy, the part of the Resurvey on Box's Search on the W side Monocacy Crk.
    To grdson Thomas Goodson, when he is 21, 45a of the sd. tract adj. Phills Kees, but if he d. before age 21, to dau. Judy.
    To son John Harris, the 45a adj. the land I left to my grdson.
    To dau. Mary, L 15 at age 16.
    Big Swamp, on the E side Monocacy, is to be sold to pay debts.
    The money from sale of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw my 4 chldn: Thomas, John, Judy, & Mary.
    Extrs: Joseph Sparkes & George Smith.
    Witn: Thomas Norris, Thomas Glenn, William Biggerstaff, Willm.M' Daniel.
    N. B. the land left to my 2 sons, Thomas & John, is to be rented out till they come to age.
    30 Nov. 1767, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 578
Canegocheken, 13 March 1752
RHORER, JACOB, Frederick Co.
    The tract where I live now is to be div. into 2 equ. parts, & the old place to my Jacob Roher & the oher part to my dau. Barbary  Rohrer.
    Wife, Feronica Rohrer, may live with my son Jacob Roherer while a widow; she is to have 1/3 the movables [& many supplies & privileges].
    The saw mill my bro. Frederick Rhorer & I have kept together until my son & his son come to age, & if they don't keep it up, it falls to my sd. bro's son.
    Extrs: my bro. Frederick Roher, Isaac Houser, & Andrew Hoover.
    True copy as can be made of the Dutch [German] original by me, Thomas Schley.
    Witn: James Dickson, Andrew Hoover.
    12 June 1758, affirmed by Frederick Roherer, John Avery, & Andrew Hoover, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 579
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RYAN, ISABEL, [Frederick Co.]
    To husb. & extr., Darby Ryan, the residue of my p. e. & all my lands.
    Witn: W[illiam] Cumming, Henry Ross, Mary Winfield.
    12 June 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 580
16 May 1756
GILLILAND, WILLIAM, Frederick Co.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Gilliland, all my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Thomas Prather, Alex Beall, Moses Chapline.
    19 June 1758, sworn to by all surviving [sic] witn.

Liber 30, folio 580
3 April 1758
HORN, MARY, St. Mary's Co., widow.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Griffin, d. o. Lewis Griffin, hhold furn.
    To dau. Francis Griffin, a red desk & clothes, & on her d., the desk to grdson John Griffin.
    To dau. Elizabeth Milburn, for life, negro girl Lucy, & on her d., sd. Lucy, equ. div. to 3 youngest chldn. sd.dau. has, & to her, the bed I lie on.
    To grdson Henry Milburn, a bed, my great looking glass, 1/2 doz. plates, & a pewter dish.
    To grddau. Mary Griffin, d. o. Lewis Griffin, mulatto girl Grace.
    To grdon Richard Milbourn, a red chest & a green flowered case.
    To Elizabeth Milbourn, Francis Slacum, & Ann Horne, d. o. Edward Horn, all my earthen ware equ. div.
    ToEdward Watson, the bed he lies on.
    The rest of my wearing appl. is to be equ. div. betw. Ann Potter, Ann Hogans, James Hagers, & Enoch Sanders's wife.
    To nephew William Aisquith, the bed in the inner room, a maple desk, 1/2 doz. pewter plates, & a dish.
    To son Edward Horn, for life, all my negroes [not named], & on his d., to be equ. div. betw. his chldn, & the residue of my e.
    Extrs: son Edward Horne & nephew William Aisquith.
    Witn: Ann Wise, Edward Watson.
    9 Oct. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 582
30 Jan. 1758
FENWICK, ENOCH, Sr. St. Mary's Co.
    To eldest son, Enoch Fenwick, Jr., negro boy Joseph.
    To 2d son, John Fenwick, a cow a heifer about 3 yrs. old.
    To dau. Joseph [sic], 5 sh.
    To youngest son & extr., Ignatious Fenwick, the residue.
    Witn: Edward Cole, Cuthburt Fenwick, Thomas King.
    8 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 582
16 Feb. 1758
BROWN, PETER, Sr., St. Mary's Co.
    To 1st son, James Brown, White Acre, the land where he lives & the hhold goods in his possn.
    To 2d son & extr., Peter Brown, all my hhold goods, only my whipsaw, 1/2 to James, & Clarks Rest.
    Witn: Peter Ford, Sr., Anthony Brown, Jr, Bennet Bitey or Riley, Ann Russell.
    3 Oct. 1758, sworn to by Ford & Brown.

Liber 30, folio 583
25 Aug. 1755
STURGIS, JOHN, Worcester Co.
    To wife, Eleanor Sturgis, my dw. plntn. with all my movables.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Joshua Sturgis
    Witn: Joshua Sturgis, Henry Turner, John Teague.
    8 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 584
28 9th mo., Sept. 1758
CLEAVE, NATHANIEL, Warwick Town, Cecil Co., carpenter.
    To sister Mary Snow, Jr., at age 16, L 1 to buy a pair of silver buckles.
    To younger bro. Guy Snow, L 1 to buy a pair silver shoe buckles.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. bros. Nathan & Benjamin Cleave & sister Martha Cleave, sd. Benja. & Martha to poss. the whole till sd. Nathan return.
    Extrs: father, Prince Snow, & bro. Benjamin Cleave.
    Witn: Daniel Byrnes, William Douglass, Isaac Gibbs.
    30 Oct. 1758, sworn to by Douglass & Gibbs.

Liber 30, folio 585
21 July 1758
McKINLEY, GEORGE, Cecil Co.
    To my wife & extrx., Sarah, the residue.
    Witn: Jacob Harper, John Hogans, George Borwick.
    9 Oct. 1758, sworn to by Harper & Hogans.

Liber 30, folio 586
5 Feb. 1756
JONES, ELIZABETH, Cecil Co., widow.
    To grddau. Rachel Moore, L 10.
    To my extr., John Veazey, Jr., the residue.
    Witn: Veazey Husband, George Mckinley, Ann Veazey.
    3 May 1758, Veazey Husbands swore to the will, & 9 Oct. 1758, he swore that he saw George McKinley, now decd., sign it.

Liber 30, folio 586
3 Oct. 1758
COLE, WILLIAM, Cecil Co.
    To cousin Peregrine Mercer, s. o. John Mercer, all my e. but my young black riding horse, which I give to my friend Ann Brewer.
    Extr: my friend John Mercer of Cecil Co., farmer.
    Witn: Henry Ward, Bartholomew Etherington.
    9 Oct. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 587
19 Jan. 1758
STONE, THOMAS, Jr., Charles Co.
    Towife & extrx., Margaret Stone, for widhood, the plntn. where I dw., & on her d., to son Matthew Stone but if he d. before age 21, to my bro. Saml. Stone.
    To sd. wife, negro girl Lucy & her heirs till my son Matthew is 18
    Witn: Wm. Hanson, Maximillian Matthews, Ann Matthews.
    6 Nov. 1758, sworn to by Wm. Hanson & Maximillian Matthews; the heir at law, being a minor, was not present; & the widow renounced the will.

Liber 30, folio 588
9 Oct. 1758
HAGAN SARAH, Charles Co.
    To son Thomas Hagan, to dau. Mary Mahoney, to son Ignatious Hagan, & to son James Hagan, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son & extr., Bazel Hagan, negro woman Cate, a bed, livestock, & hold furn.
    To dau. Eleanor Sansbury, a bed, 2 ewes & lambs, & negro girl Margaret.
    To grddau. Sarah Mahoney, negro girl Henny & a young heifer.
    To chldn. Joseph, Benjamin, William, & Henry Hagan, equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
    Witn: William Hagan, Sr, Joseph Hagan..
    14 Nov. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 589
14 July 1756
ADAMS, BENJAMIN, Sr., Charles Co.
    To wife, Easter Adams, & son Thomas, my extrs., all my p. e. but some legacies hereafter, equ. div.
    To son James Adams, a small bay horse & my appl.
    To son Leonard Adams, 20 sh.
    To dau. Ann Wheeler, wife of Thomas Wheeler, 20 sh. & a looking glass.
    To dau. Verlinda Brooke, wife of Charles Brooke, the bed I lie on.
    To dau. Charity, th roan mares colt  & the bed she lies on.
    To son Thomas Adams, the plntn. I liveon, being manor land.
    Witn: Jos[eph] Johnson, Ann Johnson, Barbary Shaw.
    13 Nov. 1758, sworn to by Barbary Shaw .

Liber 30, folio 590
2 March 1758
CLEMENTS, FRANCIS, Charles Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Clements, for life, all the part of the plntn. I dw. on on the S side The Old Womans Run & Reformation, 109a adj.
    To sons George & John Clements, St. Mathews 200a & 100a of Clements Addition adj., equ. div.
    To son Francis Clements, all my plntn. on the N side The Old Womans Run, incl. 38a taken up by Mr. Edward Neal, & egro boy Ned.
    To sons Thomas & Henry Clements, equ. div. on her d.,  the land devised to my wife.
    To dau. Mary Clements, negro boys Joe & Abraham.
    To wife, Elizabeth Clements, negro man Joe & negro women Jenny & Kate.
    To dau. Martha Clements, negro boy Jim.
    To sons Thomas & Henry Clements, negro boy Nace & girl Lucia, equ. div. when they are of age.
    To sd. wife, 1/3 my p. e., & the remaining 2/3 equ. div. among my sons John, Francis, Thomas, & Henry Clements & my daus. Mary & Martha Clemants.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son George Clements.
    Witn: Thos. McPherson, Edwd. Clements, John Maccatee.
    10 Aug. 1758. sworn to by all 3 witn., & the heir at law [not named] did not object.

Liber 30, folio 591
5 April 1758
HOOE, TABITHA, of Charles Co.
    To son Joseph Harrison Hooe, 1/2 Landes Land, that I dw. on, my chest, & 1/3 the plate belonging to the late Mr. Rice Hooe.
    To son Robert Townsend Hooe, the othere 1/2 sd. land & a walnut table with Crooked feet.
    To dau. Verlinda Harrison Hooe, Allens 100a & Conveniency 36a near the head of Nansemey Crk., negro woman Kate & a smallest wall table.
    To dau. Mary Tounsed Hooe, negro girl Hannah & the small square walnut table.
    To dau. Sarah Hooe, negro boy George, a cow & calf, & a ewe & lamb.
    The residue is to be div. among my 5 sd. chldn.
    My son & extr., Joseph Harrison Hooe is to be fully at age, my son Robert to be at age at 18, & my sd. extr. is to care for my 3 daus. till they are of age.
    Witn: Jo[seph] H[anson] Harrison, Lydia Beech, Ann Meek.
    12 July 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 592
14 Sept. 1752
BOARMAN, RICHARD BENNET, [Charles Co.]
    To wife, Mary Ann Boarman, for life, 1/2 my dw. plntn., part of 3 tracts: Calvert Hope, Boarmans Rest, & Boarmans Low Ground.
    To bros. Joseph & Raphel Boarman, my right to the land left them by my father, John Bapt. Boarman.
    To sd. wife, Negro woman Monica, negro men Jack Hutson & Ned, & negro boy Jess.
    To dau. Ellender Boarman, negro girl Lydda, negro girl Nan, & negro man Roger.
    To dau. Elizabeth Boarman, negro woman Jane, negro boy Jack Ryal, & negro boy Samuel.
    Toi son Raphel Boarman, negro woman Moll, negro boy James, & negro boy Will.
    To son Richard Bennet Boarman, negro girl Judah, negro Lucy, & all abovesd. land I live on.
    To son Raphel Boarman, the 150a of Calvert Hope where Thomas Reed lived, 110a of St. Georges, & 150a that were in possn. of Richard Thompson where
James Short & Thomas Warren live.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my 4 chldn: Raphel, Elender, Elizabeth, & Richard Bennet Boarman.
    Witn: Fran[cis] Parnham, S[amuel[ W[illiam] G[uy] Cornish, Ed[ward] Edelin.
    8 July 1758, sworn to by Cornish & Edelin; the heir at law is a minor; the widow renounced the will & abode by what the law allows.

Liber 30, folio 593
9 Feb. 1758
DOUGLACE, ELIZABETH, Charles Co., widow.
    To daus. Ann Conner, Elizabeth Ryan, & Mary Hathey, each as much black shalloon or crape as will make her a gown & petticoat, & a furd hat.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Young Husband Hattey, a good bed, a saddle & bridle, & a chest with lock & key my father gave me.
    To Jeremiah Coffer, when he is 21, a gelding, saddle, & bridle.
    To grdson John Baptist Bryan, a lamb & ewe.
    To grddau. Hanna Conner, a lamb & ewe.
    To son & extr., William Douglace, the residue.
    Witn. Francis Garner, Dorothy Simmons.
    29 Aug. 1758, sworn to by Dorothy Simms.

Liber 30, folio 594
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BIGGS, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To wife & extrx., Ruth Biggs, for life, the plntn I live on till they marry as marry they must go off, & then to my son John, & if he d. s. p., to son Samuel.
    To son Henry Biggs, Coombs Purchase, where he lives, & if he d. s. p., to nearest of kin.
    The rest of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 6 chldn., son Samuel & 5 daus. above mentioned [sic].
    Witn: Jno. Winter, Charles Love, Tho. Simpson, Wm. Allbrutain.
    27 Nov. 1758, sworn to by Sympson& Allbuttan.

Liber 30, folio 595
8 Sept. 1756
STONE, RACHEL, Charles Co.
    To dau. Elizabeth Stone, negro Tom, a bed, a heifer, delphtware, a large iron pot, black mare Feanux, & my clothes.
    To son Samuel Stone, a desk, a small iron pot, an old bed, 10 head of hogs, & 1 cow.
    To sd. Elizabeth & Saml., the rest of my e. equ. div., except 5 head of hogs to son William Stone.
    Extrs: sons Samuel & William Stone.
    Witn: Maxamilliam Matthews, John B[ooker] Meek, Jesse Douglass.
    6 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 595
12 Jan. 1758
COOPER, WILLIAM, Durham Parish, Charles Co., joiner.
    To son John Cooper, part of Waterns Purchase, a dark bay mar, 1/2 my working tools, 1/2 my hogs, & 1/2 my movables.
    To son Joseph Gngsby Cooper, a cow, a bed, 1/2 my working tools, 1/2 my hogs, & 1/2 my movables.
    My bro. Jese Cooper is to by my extr. & grdn. to my 2 sd. sons till they are 18.
    Witn: Elisha Leftwich, Thos. Kubeard, W[illiam] Freeman.
    13 July 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 596
17 Aug. 1758
COURTS, WILLIAM, Charles Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Courtts, negro men Carpenter Jack & Chasly, negro boy Nathan, negro women Moll & Hannah, old mulatto woman Nan, negro woman Judah, negro girl Nancy, negro boy Dick, & for life, 1/3 my land on Potomac laid out to include the dw. house & plntn. where I live.
    To son John Courts, negro men Scip & Tom, negro wench Nan & her 2 chldn. Moll & Abner, negro wenches Peg & Lydia, negro man Longo, negro boy Kell,
negro man Nace on the d. of Mr. James Plant, negro man Mark on the d. of my decd. father's widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Courts & all my lands on Potomac
    To son William Courtts, negro wench Patt & her 2 chldn. Jack & Kate, negro boys George & Isaac, & my part of Wicomico Fields, on Wicomico.
    To son Richard Henly Courtts, negro wench Kate & her 3 chldn. Sam, Ned, & James, negro boy Harry, & negro girl Bett.
    When son John reaches the age of 21 . . . .
    If negroes in a suit against Andrew Monrow of Westmoreland Co., [Virginia] . . . .
    Extrs: wife, Elizabeth Courts, & bro. Robert Henly Courts of this county.
    Witn: John McPherson, John Bateman, Katharine Weir.
    9 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., the heir at law, being a minor, not present; the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 598
18 Sept. 1758
HUNTER, SAMUEL, Frederick Co., clerk.
    To dau. Sarah Hunter, negro girl Jone, house & lot in Frederick Town, & L 100 at age 16 or mar.
    To dau. Mary, negro girl Charity & L 200 at age 16 or mar.
    To dau. Ann, now wife of Dr. James Brand, negro girl Rachel.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Ann Hunter, for life, 1/3 my r. e.
    To son Henry Hunter, all the rest of my e. r. & p.
    If all my chldn. d. underage or unmar., 1/3 their parts to sd. wife & the other 2/3 to my bro. James Hunter of Ireland.
    On the d. or mar. of sd. wife, the care of my chldn. to Richard Carter of sd. co., my bro.-in-law.
    Witn: Jos[eph] Wood, John Carry, James Brand.
    Sworn to by Wood & Brand 8 Nov. 1758 & by Carey 19 Nov. 1758.
    11 Nov. 1758, the widow elected her 1/3 in presence of John Cary & J. Dickson.

Liber 30 folio 599
10 Feb. 1750/1
[CONNOR, DURRANT, Anne Arundel Co.]
    To grdson Calib, negro wench Dinah.
    To grdson John, negro boy Charles, & if no heirs of sd. Calib & John, to be applied to the intent of my decd. husband's will.
    Witn: Wm. Matthews, Ann Connor.
    Sworn to buy Mrs. Ann Connor 5 Dec. 1758 & by Wm. Matthews 12 Dec. 1758.

Liber 30, folio 600
11 Sept. 1758
FREEMAN, HENRY, [Talbot Co.]
    To Margaret Kerzey, L 4.
    To grdson Jeriy, my best suit of clothes, best chest, castor hat, & gun.
    To grdson Jacob, 10 yds. fustian, 4 yds. brown Holland, small hat, smallest chest, & 20 sh.
    To my 2 cousins on Tews Island, Nancy & Ibby, L 2 & 3 white shirts div. equ.
    To cousin Kate, 4 yds. check linen.
    To cousin Jenny, 6 yds. check linen.
    To grdson Charles, my brown suit of clothes & 1 pr. pumps.
    To grdson Abraham, my coat, blue shag breeches, & brown Holland waistcoat.
    To cousin Harry on Tews Island, a check shirt.
    To cousin Jack Mathews on Tews Island, a new checked shirt, a pr. shoes, & a pr. grey worsted stockings.
    To cousin Sue More, my bed & a skillet.
    To Tom Moore, s. o. Harry, my blue coat & new silk cap.
    To Francis Kerzey's eldest son, John Kerzey, my saddle, bridle, & whip.
    To Matthew Tilghman, all my working tools, & to his eldest son, Richard Tilghman, 1 pr. silver shoe buckles.
    To Lloyd Tilghman, s. o. my extr., Matthew Tilghman, the residue of my e.
    Witn: George Impey Dawson, Thomas Smith, Jr. Elizabeth Bruff.
    20 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 601
23 Nov. 1758
MACKAY, WILLIAM, Prince George's Co.
    To son John Mckay, my land near Nottingham in Prince George's Co. & L 50 in the hands of Mr. Thomas Campbell for a negro boy I sold him.
    To son James Mckay, negro man Jack & mulatto boy Tom.
    To dau. Priscilla Mackay, negro wench Phillis & her young child Henry.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn, John, James, & Priscilla, & if any d. before they come to age . . . .
    Extr: Mr. Charles Graham.
    Witn: Mary Smith, John Cox, Samuel Roundell.
    30 Nov. 1758, sworn to by Cox & Roundell.

Liber 30, folio 602
Annapolis, 28 Sept. 1758, Mary Goldsmith renounces the admin. of her decd. husband [Richard Goldsmith] to Patrick Creagh, the greatest creditor.

Liber 30, folio 602
15 March 1758, Thos. Waters gives up his right of being one of the extrs. of Richd. Jones decd.& desires that Richd. Jones, the other extr. apptd. by the will be
granted letters of admin.

Liber 30, folio 602
20 April 1758
WRIGHT, BENJAMIN, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To dau. E;lizabeth Brown, negro boy Isaac.
    To dau. Mary Wrght, negro boy Sam.
    To 2 sons, Henry & Benjamin Wright, equ. div., all my lands (my dw. house to be on Henry's part) & all my p. e.
    Extrx: wife, Elizabeth Wright.
    Witn: Humphry Boone, Hampton Robinson, Thomas Rockhold.
    5 Sept. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 602
9 May 1758
CROMWELL, WILLIAM, Anne Arundel Co.
    To son Philemon Cromwell, my 2 tracts Doncans Chance 100a & Phillips Fancy 61a.
    To dau. Hannah Cromwell, Cromwells Purchase 100a.
    To dau. Patience Cromwell, my 100a of South Canton.
    The resurvey of Huckleberry Forrest, when obtained, is to be div. equ. among my 6 chldn. [not named].
    Extrs: bro. Joseph Cromwell & friend Joseph Taylor.
    Witn: Daniel Stansbury, s. o. Thomas, Hugh Merrikin, Jr., Woolgest Cromwell.
    7 July 1758, sworn to by Stansbury & Merrikin.
    7th of 7th mo. 1758, Joseph Taylor released to Joseph Cromwell his right to admin. the e. of his bro. Wm. Cromwell.

Liber 30, folio 603
15 July 1758
WOODWARD, ELIZABETH, Anne Arundel Co. spinster.
    To Achsah, Deborah, & Mary Ridgely, all daus. of Mr. John Ridgely of Baltimore Co., each L 10 sterl. on coming to age or mar.
    To Henry Dorsey Gough, s. o. my aunt Sophia Gough, L 30 sterl. at age 21.
    To Achsah Wooward, 2d dau. of my bro. Henry Woodward, a diamond ring & a mourning ring I had from my mother.
    To Achsah Fotterell, my half-sister, now in Ireland, 1 sh. sterl.
    To the poor of my neighborhood, the meanest & coarsest of my clothes.
    To sister Eleanor Woodward, negro woman Heather, living with my uncle William Woodward in Annapolis.
    The residue, equ. div., to my sisters Mary & Eleanor Woodward & my bro. & extr., Henry Woodward.
    Witn: Wm. Wells, Caleb Dorsey, Jr.
    9 Aug. 1758, sworn to by Dorsey.

Liber 30, folio 604
20 Oct. 1758
MEEK, JAMES, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To 2 sons John & James Meek, equ. div., my 2 tracts, one 100a near Patapsco R., the other 300a near the head of Magothy R.
    To dau. Elizabeth Meek, my dw. plntn.
    To wife, Elizabeth Meek, for widhood, all my p. e., & on her d., my son James Meek is to have my negro girl Abigal & my other 2 guns.
    To son John Meek, 3 guns: Jacob, Church. & Yealdhall.
    If sd. wife not marry, on her d., my e. is to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: Lydia Anderson, Susan Baldwin, Elizabeth Meek, John Meek, & James Meek . . . .
    Extrs: sd. wife & son John Meek.
    Witn: Alexr. Warfield, Nicho[la]s Brewer, Robt. Yeildhall, Charles Warfield.
    15 Nov. 1758, sworn to by Alexr. Warfield, Brewer, & Yeildhall.

Liber 30, folio 605
8 July 1758, Elizabeth Lusby, widow of Thos. Lusby late of Anne Arundel Co. decd.[Liber 30, folio 522], relinquishes her right to admin. his e.to her son Jacob
          Lusby.                Witn: Step Johnson, James Risley.

Liber 30, folio 605
26 Aug. 1758
LITTLE, ROBERT, Kent Co.
    To son Thomas, the W 1/2 my land adj. Adam Little & Mr. Hynson & incl. Puddings Br. & if he d. s. p., to son Robert.
    To son George, the other 1/2 incl. my dw. house, & if he d. s. p., to son Robert.
    My son Thomas is to pay son Robert L 50 starting when Robert is 16.
    My son George is to pay son Robert L 100 starting when son George is 21.
    To daus. Mary & Esther, L 40 each.
    Extrs: wife [not named] & son Thomas.
    Witn: Robert Maxwell, Jame Flaharty, Jno. Watson.
    21 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 606
26 Jan. 1758
KENT, ELIZABETH, Calvert Co.
    To dau. Elaner Vanswearengen, 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson James Bryn, a heifer at age 21.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Byrn. a heifer at age 16.
    To son & extr., Absalom Kent, the residue.
    Witn: James Kirshaw, John Kirshaw.
    16 Dec. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 607
24 Aug. 1758
TANEY, MICHAEL, Calvert Co.
    To son Michael Taney, Perry, the land I live on, & Wooden Point.
    To sons Joseph Taney & Thomas Taney, equ. div., Litchworth (that I lately bought of Basl. Smith) & Long Point.
    To wife & extrx., Jane Taney, her part of my p. e. & the rest to be div. among my chldn. & the use of my e. until the chldn. come to age.
    Witn: J. Doyne, Jos. Hitson, Roger Brooke.
    5 Dec. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 608
10 Feb. 1758
GRIFFITH, SAMUEL, Dorchester Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth, for widhood, my dw. plntn.
    To son John Griffith, negro woman Maria.
    To son Samuel Griffith, the land he lives on.
    To son Joseph Griffith, the tract I secured myself.
    To son Isaac Griffith, mare Ferryby.
    To son Saletheet Griffith, Little Dublin & horse Powell.
    To son [Periz?] Griffith, at the d. of my wife, my dw. plntn.
    To daus. Elizabeth Staton & Barsheba Owings, each 2 cows & calves, a sow & pigs, & 3 head sheep.
    Extrs: wife, Elizabeth, & son Samuel
    Witn: Clement Bailey, Daneel Kelly, Morgan Williams.
    15 March 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 609
14 Nov. 1753
BROHORN, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
    To wife, Jane Brohorn, for life, 1/3 my land & 1/3 my m. e., 1/2 my still & 1/2 my hand mill.
    To daus. Jemima & Jane Brohorn, equ. div., Patrick Prograce 144a.
    To dau. Keziah Brohorn, the SE 60a of Brohorns Outlet.
    To son Patrick Brohorn, the rest of my lands: Pig Point 50a, Pollards Good Will 50a, Johns Chance 8a, & the rest of Brohorns Outlet.
    Extrs: wife, Jane Brohorn, & son Patrick Brohorn.
    Witn: Ezekiel Keen, Levin Robinson, Philip Keen.
    11 July 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 610
27 March 1758
COVINGTON, ISAAC, [Dorchester Co.]
    To son Levin Covington, Courtesey 100a.
    To son Isaac Covington, the part of Bluff Island willed me by my uncle George Langrell & alienated to me by my cozen William Langrell & 25a of Bluff Island
willed me by my father, Abraham Covington.
    If needed, my mulatto fellow Joe, now hired to Mr. Joshua Whittington, is to be sold.
    To wife, Sarah Covington, 1/3 my p. e., & the rest is to be equ. div. among my 7 chldn: Levin, Rice, Isaac, Phillemon, Jacob, Sarah, & Thomas.
    Extrs: sd. wife & friend Nehemiah Covington.
    Witn: Daniel Jones, John Leatherbury, William Mcabe.
    29 April 1758, sworn to b Leatherbury & McCabe.

Liber 30, folio 611
18 March 1758
STANFORD, SAMUEL, Dorchester Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth Standferd, for widhood, all my e., but if she mar., to William Lane until my chldn. - Thomas Stanford & Samuel Standferd - are 18.
    John Standferd, s. o. Thomas Standferd, is  be under care of my sd. 2 sons till he is 18.
    Extr: sd. wife, but if she d., sd. Wm. Lane.
    Witn: Jonathan Patridge, Charles Walters, Mary Snalson.
    17 May 1758, sworn to by Walters.

Liber 30, folio 611
21 Oct. 1756
BECKWITH, MARY, Dorchester Co.
    To grdson John Taylor, negro Simon & a plowhorse & plow provided he bring no acct. agt. my e.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Taylor, a bed, horse Spark, & my saddle & clothes provided she bring no acct. agt. my e.
    To grdson Nehemiah Cooke, negro Dick & my best bed.
    To grdson Edward Cooke, a chest of drawers & 2 tables.
    To grddau. Aimey Cooke, all my pewter, a case & bottles, & a choice 2-yr.-old heifer.
    To son Charles Beckwith, a large iron pot & pothooks.
    To son Nehemiah Beckwith & dau. Mary Veikers, each 1 sh. sterl.
    Extrs: son-in-law Thomas Cooke & grdson John Taylor.
    Witn: Thomas Mackell, Mary Mackell, Abigail Readford.
    8 July 1758, sworn to by Thos. & Mary McKell.

Liber 30, folio 612
1 Sept. 1757
ECCLESTON, JOHN, [Dorchester Co.]
    My body is to be bur. by my chldn. on my dw. plntn for a sum not over L 5.
    To son Hugh Eccleston, my dw. plntn., Ecclestons Regulation 1000a, 296a I bought of Col. Joseph Ennals, & Sodom, in the great marshes.
    To son Thomas Firmin Eccleston, West Town, 600a on Blackwater R., several additions thereto I bought of Henry Trippe, 40a of Charles Standferd, 90a of Ab-
raham Bradis & his wife & Samuel Standferd & his wife, Ecclestons Meadows, & Ecclestons Privilidge ( 90a on Lone Island in the great marsh).
    My wife, Dorothy Eccleston, is to hold part of Ecclestons Regulation beg. at Tobias Landing, adj. Alexanders Place & Dawsons Br. & the plntn. where Wm.
Bespitch lives; also negro girl Rose.
    To son Thomas Firmin Eccleston, negro man Pompey, & all the remaining negroes to my 4 chldn:
    To son Hugh, negro man Jack Cornish & negro woman Judith; to son Thomas Firmin Eccleston, negroes Hannah & Phebe; to dau. Rachel Eccleston, negroes Liverpool & Nero; to dau. Dorothy Eccleston, negroes Scipio, Tobey, & Delito.
    To my wife's mother the use of the still & worm.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Hugh Eccleston.
    To dau. Rachel, use of the plntn where John Clay lives.
    Witn: Jonathan Bespitch, Levin Bespitch, John Bespitch, Elizabeth Meers.
    Codicil, 29 Sept. 1757.
    Witn: James Horner, Thomas Ryley, Eliz. Meers.
    5 May 1758, sworn to by Jonathan & Levin Bespitch & Elizabeth Meers.

Liber 30, folio 615
1 Jan. 1757
EDGIL, BENJAMIN, Dorchester Co.
    To son Benjamin Edgill & my other sons & daus. - James, Thomas, Catharine, & Mary - & grdson William Edgll, s. o my son Wm. Edgill, each 1 sh.
    To son & extr., John Edgill, my house & plntn., 50a of Steven Fleharty's Desire, & all my p. e.
    Witn: J[ohn] Hanes, Edward Easter, Thos. Smith, Edwd. Minner.
    10 Dec. 1758, sworn to by Easter, Smith, & Minner.

Liber 30, folio 616
21 Aug. 1758
SHENTON, WILLIAM, Dorchester Co.
    To son William Shenton, all my lands: Johnsons Place 120a, Shentons Addition 50a, Shentons Lot 38a, & Harpers Increase 43a; & if he d. s. p., Johnsons Place to Joseph, s. o. my bro. Joseph Shenton, Harpers Increase to Francis, s. o. my bro. Ignatius Shenton.
    Extr: bro. Joseph Shenton.
    Witn: William Phillips, Ezekiel Johnson, Roger Butten.
    8 Sept. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 617
22 June 1758
CARTER, JAMES, Dorchester Co.
    To wife & extrx, Mary Carter, for widhood, my dw. plntn. 50a, & on her d. or mar., to son Isaac Carter, but if he d. s. p., to son John Carter.
    To son Isaac Carter, a bed, an iron pot, a pewter dish, & 2 pewter plates.
    To son John Carter, an iron pot, a pewter dish, & 2 pewter plates & 50a adj. son Isaac
    To dau. Mary Carter, young horse Case.
    The rest of my p. e. to sd. wife & daus. Rebecca, Mary, Sarah, & Rohda Carter.
    Witn: Benona Frazar, George Collison.
    12 Dec. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 618
18 June 1755
EVANS, WILLIAM, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To dau. Mary Ryal, 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson Thomas Ryal, L 0.2.6 sterl.
    To dau. Rachel Evans, on the d. of Jane Evans, her mother, all my lands, but if she d. s. p., equ. div., to 2 daus. Jemima Griffith & Keziah Owens.
    To wife & extrx., Jane Owens, for widhood, all my p. e., but if she mar., only 1/3, & the rest to be equ. div. betw. 4 chldn: Charity Rawley, Jemima Griffith,
Keziah Owens, & Rachel Evans, & on her d., all my p. e. is to be div. betw. sd. 4 chldn.
    Witn: Robert Polk, Christopher Nutter, William Polk.
    15 Nov. 1758, sworn to by Robert & William Polk.

Liber 30, folio 619
3 March 1758
STEWART, ELIZABETH,  Dorchester Co.
    To bro. John Stewart, my whole e. the same as if my sister Jane Stewart & I had made a div. in negroes left us by our father, for John has been so kind to me.
    Witn: James Stewart, George West, Lucretia English.
    27 March 1758, sworn to by Stewart & English.

Liber 30, folio 619
7 May 1754
BROADAWAY, JAMES, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To wife, Mary Broadaway, black horse Buck, a cow & calf, a bed, & 1/3 my m. e.
    To son James Broadaway, my dw. plntn. with 125a of Towlon Field, & if he d. s. p., to son Samuel Broadaway.
    To sd. son Saml. Broadaway, 236a of Taylors Desire 256a I purchased of James Bartlet, & if he d. s. p., to my daus. Mary & Sarah Broadaway equ. div., &
if both daus. d. s. p., to son James Broadaway, & if he d. s. p., to my bro. Robert Broadaway.
    Gallant Lamars shall have the plntn. he is on for 7 yrs. provided he pay 600 lb. tob. yearly.
    To son James Broadaway, negro woman Diannah alias Subinah.
    To dau. Mary Broadaway, negro girl Hannah, & till Mary is 16, she is to be in the care of Richard Cooper, Jr., & Ann, his wife, my bro.-in-law & sister.
    To dau. Sarah Broadaway, negro boy Francis, & till Sarah is 16, she is to be in the care of Giles Hicks & Mary, his wife, my bro.-in-law & sister.
    My bro. Ambrose Boadaway is to have the care of my sons James & Samuel Broadaway till they are 14.
    My watermill with 20a of sd. Taylors Desire are to be sold.
    Extrs: sd. wife & bro. Ambrose Broadaway.
    Witn: Richard Harrington, Richard Scotten, John Culbreth, Jr.
    15 March 1758, sworn to by Scotten & Culbreth, & Ambrose Broadaway declined to admr. the will of his bro.

Liber 30, folio 622
17 Nov. 1758
BAYNARD, GEORGE, St. Luke's Parish, Queen Anns Co.
    To son George Baynard, my dw. plntn. with part of The Relief 500a, the part of Baynards Pasture on the E side the main br., 76a of The Relief I lately bought of
my bro. Nathan Baynard, & the part of Roe's Chance betw.my dw. plntn. & Marshy Crk. Br.
    To son Job Baynard, Thomas's Addition, which I lately bought of Tilden Thomas, & the part of Baynard's Pasture on the W side the main br.
    To dau. Sarah Baynard, the part of Roe's Chance on the N side Marshy Crk. Br.
    To dau. Lydia Baynard, Hogg Harbour, which I bought of Stephen Jarman, 91a of Baynards Cowpen, & 100a of Codhead Manor, which I bought of Wm.
Tarbutton
    To dau. Rachel Baynard, 185a of The Relief & Hawkins's Pharsalia & negro girl Grace.
    The residue of my p. e. equ. div. to my chldn:  Job, George, Sarah, Lydia, & Rachel Baynard.
    Extrs: my friends William Clayton & John Tillotson, Gent.
    Witn: John Bracco, William Briley, William Hunter, James Butter.
    29 Dec. 1758, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 623
11 June 1758
HILTON, FRANCIS, St. Mary's Co.
    To son John, the tract he lives on, William & Joseph, & my negro woman Jane
    To son Francis, negro boy Jack.
    To son Stephen, negro boy George.
    To son William the first child my negro woman Sue bears.
    To son Thomas, negro Sue.
    To dau. Sarah, negro fellow James.
    To son William, a bed & 2 tracts: Hittons Purchase & Carter Jane.
    To my chldn. who have not had their parts given, the rest of my e. equ. div.
    Extrs: wife, Sarah, & son William.
    Witn: Richard Milburn, George Pembrook, Mary Alve.
    1 Jan. 1759, sworn to by Milburn & Pembrook, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 624
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FENWICK, JOSEPH, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To Cudbert Fenwick, s. o. Rbt. Fenwick of Harvy Town, Terry or Terrisia, negro woman of 15 or 16 yrs. & about 20 [sh?] in his father's hands till he is of age.
    Witn: Joseph Alvey, Marina Alvey.
    6 Dec. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 625
11 Dec. 1758
HAMTON, WILLIAM, [Queen Anns Co.]
    To wife & admx., Susannah Hamton, for widhood 3 negroes: nego man Will, negro boy Will, & negro woman Amey.
    Witn: John Elliott, John Tharlow, Thomas Harvy.
    1 Feb. 1759, sworn to by Elliott & Harvy.

Liber 30, folio 625
12 Nov. 1758
LARRANCE, FRANCIS, [Queen Anns Co.]
    To wife & admx., Ann Lawrance, all the residue of my e.
    Witn: John Elliott, Tobias Wills, Peter Cornelius.
    1 Feb. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 625
13 Feb. 1756
FOREACRES, JOHN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    Extrs: wife, Eleanor Foreacres, & son John Foreacres.
    To son John Foreacres, my dw. plntn. with 50a of Tuley Lott.
    To son Isaac Foreacres, 50a of Tuley Lott, & he & John my 2 oldest sons are each to have L 5 less than my other 4 chldn.
    To dau. Elizabeth, a black mare.
    Witn: Wm. Harrison, James Lane, John Burk.
    24 March 1757, sworn to by Lane & Burk; John Foreacres, the heir at law, was under age.

Lier 30, folio 626
14 Feb. 1757
WILCOCKS, DANIEL, Queen Anns Co.
    To son & extr., Daniel, Mount Hopes Addition adj. the part of Mount Hope where he dw. & negro girl Dash.
    To son William, the part of Mount Hope where I dw. from the small br. that div. son Daniel's plntn. from it to the br. that div. it from Thos. Newton.
    To wife, Damsel, negro woman Nanny, & for life, the rest of Mount Hope where Thos. Newton dw. & Joseph Roe lately dw., & on her d., to my dau. Margaret,
& for want of issue, equ. div., to my sons Daniel & William.
    To son William, negro boy Wll & negro girl Hester.
    The residue of my m. e., equ. div., to sons Daniel & William & wife, Damsel.
    Witn: Geo. Personett, Wm. White, Sara Raley.
    24 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Daniel Wilcocks, heir at law, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 627
31 Jan. 1755
MELOONY, MICHAEL, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son Michael, a bed & a young cow.
    To dau. Mary Thomas, 1 sh.
    To dau. Ann Dunham & son-in-law Frederick Dunham, my extrs., all my g. & c.
    Witn: David Harrington, George Thomson, Thomas Sheriff.
    31 March 1757, sworn to in Queen Anns Co.by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 628
1 Dec. 1756
NABB, JAMES, Queen Anns Co., planter
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Nabb, for life, my dw. plntn. Moses Hope Addition 172a, 8a of Hawkins's Farm, 20a of Moses Hope, & a young horse Shaver..
    To 2 daus.-in-law, Sarah & E.izabeth Wrench, on her d., the lands devised sd. wife
    The residue of my p. e., div. equ., to Sarah, Elizabeth, & James Wrench.
    Witn: Charles Downes, Jr., Charles Nabb, Sarah Taylor.
    24 March 1757, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 629
1 June 1758
MACLEOD, ELIZABETH, Annapolis.
    To youngest dau., Julian McLeod, negro woman Kate, a white cow & calf, 1/2 doz. silver tablespoons marked RMcL, & other silverware.
    The residue is to be sold &div. among my 3 chldn. Ann, Hugh, & Julian, & if Hugh or Julian d. before they are of age . . . .
    Exrs: Mr. William Roberts & Mr. Robert Cowden, both of Annapolis.
    Witn: Richard Tootell, William Stewart.
    9 Jan. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 629
30 Oct. 1758
CRAIG, ANDREW, A[nne] A[rundel] Co.
    My effects are to be equ. div. betw. dau. Elizabeth, who is to be cared for by Mrs. Elizabeth Sprigg, & dau. Ann, who is to be cared for by Mrs. Sarah Norris.
    For her service, Elizabeth Lambeth is to have a blue quilted coat & a piece of yellow tammey's.
    Extr: Kinsey Johns.
    Witn: John Attwell, John Emerson.
    18 Dec. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 630
3 May 1752
ALDRIDGE, NICHOLAS, Anne Arundel Co.
    To my 4 sons, William, Nicholas, John, & Zachanah, equ. div., the 300a where I dw.
    To wife, Ursula, & all my chldn. - William, Ann, Sarah, Nicholas, Mary, Susanna, John, & Zachana - all my e. equ. div.
    Extrs: Mr. Basil Dorsey & son William Aldredge.
    Witn: Philip Jackson, John Gaither, John Burgiss, Jr.
    20 Dec. 1758, sworn to by Burgis & Gaither
    See f. 634 for Dorsey's renunciation.

Liber 30, folio 631
5 Oct. 1747
BARNES, PETER, Anne Arundel Co.
    To son Charles after age 21, The Boling Spring 105a.
    To son Peter after age 21, Fine Soil Forrest 95a.
    To son James after age 21, Brothers Friendship 250a.
    To son Nicholas after age 21, Eves Dowry & negro boy Yarrow, & if Nicholas d. s. p., to son James.
    To son Vachel after his mother's d., Ovenwood Thicket, my dw. plntn.
    To dau. Hammutal, negro girl Jenny, but if Hammutal d. s. p., to dau. Patience.
    To wife & extrx., Rachel, my dw. plntn. for life, my black mare, & if it is not necessary to sell them, my 2 working negroes, Pompey & Beck
    Witn: Adam Barnes, Benjamin Lawrence, Richard Shipley.
    19 Feb. 1759, sworn to by Adam Barnes.
    Further probate in Liber DD#1[31]: 44 [but it is not there].

Liber 30, folio 632
31 Aug. 1758
TRIPPE, MARY, [Dorchester Co.]
    To dau. Betty Hodson, my clothes & saddle.
    To son William Trippe, 2 negro girls, Nan & Angelica.
    To son John Trippe, as much as will pay for his father's clothes.
    To Henry, s. o. John Hodson, negro girl Selar in care of his aunt Betty Hodson & his uncle Billy till he come of age.
    To my 3 chldn., Betty, John, & William, equ. div. the residue.
    8 Sept. 1758, Francis Langfit & George Stewart swore that the above is the nuncupative will of Mary Trippe reduced into writing since her d.

Liber 30, folio 632
6 May 1758
HODSON, MARY, Great Choptank Parish, Dorchester Co.
    My body is to be bur. at the discretion of my bro. & extr., William Trippe, who is to care for my 3 chldn: Edward, Hooper, & Ann Hodson.
    To son Edward Hodson, negro man Dick, Dolphin's mare colt, & a red heifer.
    To 2d son, Hooper Hodson, negro boy Jesse, black mare Snip, a cow & yearling, & a heifer.
    To dau. Ann Hodson, mulatto slave Philip, black mare Bonny & her colt, a red heifer & calf, a steer, 2 good rings, & all my wearing appl.
    Witn: John Trippe, Jr., James Hayes.
    14 June 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 633
3 Dec. 1758
DILAHAY, THOMAS, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son Thomas Dilehay, my dw. plntn., entailed upon him by his grtgrdmother Eve Rich.
    To wife & extrx., Margaret Delahay, 50a of Taylors Ridge, to be made over by Wm. Harrison, for life, 1/3 my sd. dw. plntn, & 1/3 my p. e.
    To my 3 sons, Thomas, William, & Mark Delahay, equ. div., & my sd. wife is to keep them until they are 21, & if son Thomas will not stay with his mother-in- law, his uncle Henry Withgott shall take him.
    Witn: Daniel Maynadier, Samuel Abbott, Pierce Jones.
    19 Dec. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 634.
    26 Feb. 1759, Basil Dorsey relinquished to Wm. Aldridge the extrship of the will of Nicholas Aldridge. [Liber 30, folio 630.]

Liber 30, folio 634
30 Oct. 1757
TULL, THOMAS, Somerset Co.
    To wife & extr., Rachel Tull, , for widhood, all my land, & at the end of her widhood, to my sons William & Thomas Tull equ. div. beg. at the round island, Wm.
to have the E side, where he is building his house, & Thos. to have the W side, where I dw.
    To sons Thos. & Wm., each 1 sh. sterl., & the residue equ. div. betw. my 6 chldn: Charles, Handy, Samuel, & Tearum, Rode & Rachel Tull.
    Witn: Samuel Tull, Joshua Hall, Sarah Hall.
    28 Oct. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn., & 2 Dec. 1758, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 635
25 April 1758
ADDAMS, TABITHA, Somerset Co.
    To son Philip Addams, the improvements on a plntn. my husb. Collins Addams bought of Moses Mills.
    To sons Jacob & Philip Addams, equ. div., the land formerly belonging to Samuel Clog, & Jacob may return to the e. L 25 he paid for land to Saml. Banks.
    To son Jacob Adams, negro woman Nan.
    To dau. Sarah Addams, negro woman Grace.
    To dau. Abigail Addams, negro man Tom, negro boy Young Casar, & a table cloth.
    To dau. Tabitha Addams, negro child Jenny & the increase of Jenny's mother, Sofa.
    To 3 chldn. - Samuel Collins Addams, Isaac Addams, & Mary Ann Addams - negro woman Flora, & equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
    My dau. Abigail Addams may bring up my dau. Ann Mary Addams.
    I appt. as extr. son Jacob Addams, for whom my bro. Samuel Addams is to help find a master to teach him a trade.
    Witn: Dixon Quinton, John Collins, Elias White.
    2 Dec. 1758, sworn to by Collins & White.

Liber30, folio 636
1 April 1757
PERKINS, MICHAEL, Somerset Co.
    To my sister Ann Gibbins, for life, my negro fellow Joe, & on her d., to William Perkins.
    To William Perkins, s. o. John Perkins, pewterware, a small gun, 1 pr. of pistols & holsters, L 14 paper money, & a Bible.
    To Sarah Perkins, d. o. John Perkins, pewterware & a new chamber pot.
    To John Perkins, s. o. John Perkins, pewterware & a large looking glass.
    To Mary Perkins, d. o. John Perkins, pewterware.
    To Michael Perkins, s. o. Thomas Perkins, my long gun.
    To Sarah Perkins, d. o. William Perkins, a bed & a chamber pot
    To my bro. William Perkins, negro wench Violet.
    To Michael Cluff, my extr., my riding horse & best saddle & bridle.
    To Jonathan Cluff, a fustian coat & breeches & a German seige jacket.
    To Patrick Melally, a coat of cloth of gingems.
    To brother William Perkins, a brown broadcloth suit of clothes.
    To Thomas Perkins, s. o. William Perkins, a bed.
    To Abigail Harris, a middle-size pewter basin.
    The residue of my p. e.to the chldn. of my bro. John Perkins: John, Sarah, & William Perkins.
    Witn: J[ohn] Broughton, Alexander Maddux.
    18 Nov. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 637
2 March 1754
LANEQUAKE, FRANCIS, [Somerset Co.]
    To grdson Francis Lanequake, s. o. George Lanequake, my son decd., my dw. plntn., negro woman Silera, my bed & other hhold furn.
    To to grdson William Lanequake, s. o. Stephen Lanequake, the plntn. his father lives on 150a & my riding horse.
    To grdson Cannon Lanequake, s. o. Stephen, negro girl Tamer & a bed.
    To son Stephen, my best suit of clothes.
    To grdson William Benston, s. o. William Benston, my land in Worcester Co., near Gumb Br. & Broad Crk.
    To grddau. Judah Benston, negro girl Rose.
    To grddau. Magnaline Benston, s. [sic] o. William, negro boy Will.
    To son-in-law William Benston, my next best suit of clothes & 1/2 my woolen & linen equ. div. betw. him & son my Stephen Lanequake.
    To grdson Obidiah Disharoon, s. o. John Disharoon, negro man Toby.
    To grdson Francis Disharoon, s. o. John Disharoon, negro girl Bess & a bed.
    To grddau. Judith Clarkson, d. o. James, negro girl Patience.
    To grdson Thomas Lanquake, a bed.
    To dau. Isabella Benston, wife of Wm. Benston, a black mare.
    To son-in-law Francis, s. o. George Lanquake, the remainder wearing appl.
    To Rachel Woodgate, a linen wheel, a bed, & liberty to live in my house in WorcesterCo.
    To dau.-in-law Frances Clarkson, d. o. James, a bed on my plntn. in Worcester Co.
    My friends & children are to choose who is to execute.
    Witn: Joshua Humphrys, John Elsey, Jr., John Finch.
    23 Jan 1759, sworn to by Humphrys & Elsey, the only 2 surviving witn., & by letter of 15 Feb. 1759, Rachel Lanequake, the widow, chose her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 639
20 Jan. 1758
ELLIOTT, JOSEPH, Queen Anns Co.
    To wife, Susannah Elliott, 3 slaves: James, alias James Kelly, Cesar, & Moll.
    To son William Elliott, 2 slaves - Titus & Rachel - & 200a of Slaughterton, & for want of heirs, to my son Joseph.
    To son Benjamin, slave Jimmy & my 147 1/2a on Red Lyon Br., & for want of heirs, to son Joseph.
    To son Joseph, negro woman Ruth & 100a on Tappahanah I bought of Mary Scotten.
    To dau. Elizabeth, negro woman Sarah & Newnam Hermitage, 60a on the Unicorn Br.
    My wife & extrx., Susannah, is to have the use of sd. lands until my chldn. come to age 21 yrs. or 16 for the girls.
    Witn: J[oh]n Seegar, Eliza. Rochester, William Upton.
    22  Feb. 1759, sworn to by Rochester. [Widow's election Liber 30, folio 678.]

Liber 30, folio 640
22 Oct. 1758
HANSON, MARY, Charles Co.
    To son Samuel Ha[n]son, negro boy Ruben.
    To son Josias Hanson, negro boy John
    To dau. Benedicta, negro boy Charles, negro girl Happy, & negro Celia.
    To dau. Mary Hanson, negro boy Tom & Negro girl Sukey.
    To dau. Dorothy Hanson, negro boy Quomony & negro girl Rachel.
    To dau. Martha Hanson, negro girl Moll, d. o. Nell, & negro girls Kate & Lucy.
    To grddau. Mary Hanson Macpherson, negro girl Sall, alias Sarah.
    The residue, equ. div., to all my chldn.
    Extr: sd. son Samuel Hanson.
    Witn: W[illiam] Hanson, Richard Gambra, Sarah Alford.
    31 Jan. 1759, sworn ti by Hanson & Gambra.

Liber 30, folio 641
28 Dec. 1759
HUNT, THOMAS, Charles Co.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Hunt, for life, all my e., & on her d., the stock, hhold goods, & negroes [not named] to be equ. div. among all my chldn [not named].
    To son-in-law William Moreland, 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn: George Venables, William Leach, William Wallis.
    31 Jan. 1759 [sic], sworn to by Venables & Leach.

Liber 30, folio 641
6 Jan. 1759
POSEY, JOHN, Sr., Charles Co.
    To son Humphrey Posey, for life, Hopewell, & on his d., for life to son Edward Posey, & on his d., for life, to son Rhoda Posey, & on his d., for life to son Wal-
ter Posey, & after, for life, to dau. Mary Posey, & on her d., to dau. Vinefrett Posey.
    To son Thomas Posey, my clothes.
    To daus. Lydia Stewart & Frances Madox & son John Posey, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To wife & extr., Elizabeth, for widhood, the use of my p. e., then to be div. equ. amoung my 5 youngest chldn. [not named].
    Witn: Francis Dunnington, John Elgin, John Posey, Jr.
    17 Feb. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of the heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 642
10 Jan. 1759
HARDEST, WILLIAM, Calvert Co., planter.
    To son William Hardesty, the land I live on, 150a of His Lordships Faovier, save that my wife, Priscilla Hardesty, may poss. it for widhood & have 1/3 my m. e.
    To son William Hardesty, my grtcoat.
    To son Thomas Hardesty, my saddle & 1/2 my clothes.
    To son George Hardesty, the other 1/2 my clothes.
    To daus. Jane, Mary, & Elizabeth Hardesty, each a silver spoon.
    To sons Benja. & James Hardesty, each a ewe & a lamb, & what remains of my e., to my 7 chldn: Thos., Geo., Jane, Mary, Elizth., Benja., & James Hardesty.
    Extrx: wife, Priscilla.
    Witn: Benja. Leach, Job Hunt, Elizabeth Taylor.
    17 Feb. 1759, sworn to by Hunt & Taylor.

Liber 30, folio 643
22 Dec. 1757
WOOD, DORCAS, Calvert Co.
    To my mother, Margaret Jones, all my e.
    Witn: Jno. Gray, Ann Gray.
    22 March 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 643
19 May 1758
BROOKE, JANE, Calvet Co.
    To chldn. Robert Brooke, Mary Fenwick, & Sarah Brooke Brooke [sic], 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son Henry Brooke, negro man Oliver, provided he pay L 20 equ. div. betw. son Charles Brooke & daus. Barbery & Jane Brooke, to whom I give the resi-
due provided each of them pay L 10 to my son Francis Brooke.
    Extr: son Charles Brooke.
    Witn: John Spicknall, Salnt Card.
    21 March 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 644
25 May 1753
BECKETT, JOHN, Calvert Co.
    To wife, Priscilla Beckett, 1/3 my p. e. & 1/2 my land & plntn. for life.
    To grddau. Susannah Birkhead, negro girl Moll at age 16 or mar.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Birkhead, negro girl Sarah at age 16 or mar.
    To son John Beckett, all my lands & the residue of my p. e. on the d. of my wife.
    Extrs: wife, Priscilla Beckett, & son John Beckett.
    Witn: Brian Philpot, Jr., Saml. Johns, Sarah Waters, Jr.
    16 Dec. 1758, affirmed by Johns (Quaker) & sworn to by Sarah Chilton, formerly Waters.

Liber 30, folio 645
24 Dec. 1758
[GATCH GODFREY, Baltimore Co.]
    To eldest son, Connon Gatch, & next son, Nicholas Gatch, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To youngest son & extr., Conduel Gath, all my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Thos. Sligh, Tho. Green, John McCluer, Saml. Shindall, Joseph Thompson.
    24 Feb. 1759, sworn to by Green, McCluer, Syndall, & Thompson.

Liber 30, folio 645
24 Sept. 1757
AMOS, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Ann Amos, the use of my dw. plntn. for life, negro girl Feeby, & the use of all my negroes [not named] for widhood, but if she mar. 1/3 my p. e.
    To son Thomas Amos, 160a of Branters Ridge & negro boy Araneo.
    To son William Amos, on his mother's d., my dw. plntn., 200a of Clarksons Purchase, & negro man Cesar.
    To son James Amos, 1/2 the rest of Branters Ridge, 80a of Amoses Pursute, on the W fork of Winters Run, & negro man Tony.
    To son Benjamin Amos, the other remaining part of Branters Ridge, the remaining part of Amose's Pursute, Amose's Lott 46a, & Amose's Care, 106a adj. Amose's Lott, & negro woman Pegg.
    To 2 sons Joshua & Mordicai Amos, equ. div., 480a on each side of Little Creek, & to Joshua, negro man Sampson, & to Mordecai, negro man Mingo.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son William Amos
    Witn: Jno. Chaike, Stephen Roberts, Jas. Gorrell, Elisabeth Gorrell.
    10 March 1759, affirmed by Chaike & Roberts (Quakers) & sworn to by James & Elizth. Gorrell.

Liber 30, folio 647
5 June 1758
PERDUE, JEREMIAH, Prince George's Co., planter.
    To wife & extr., Sarah, for life, 50a of Casteel & the residue of my p. e..
    Witn: Francis Wheat, William Wheat, Sr., John Wheat, Jr.
    1 Jan 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 648
29 Oct 1749
CLAGETT, MARY, Prince George's Co., widow.
    To dau. & extrx., Martha Clagett, all my e.
    Witn: John Clagett, Thomas Clagett, Luke Church.
    30 March 1759, sworn to by Thos. Clagett & Luke Church.

Liber 30, folio 648
14 Jan. 1759
CECIL, JOHN, [Jr.], Prince George's Co., planter.
    To wife, Elizabeth Cicell, for widhood, the land I live on, & on her mar. or d., to son Zephaniah Cecil; also my p. e., & on her mar. or d., equ. div. among all my
chldn.
    Witn: John Brown Brazier, Rachell Brown, Thomas Gordon.
    28 Jan. 1758 [sic], sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 649
28 Feb. 1759
MATTENLY, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To my son John Baptist Mattenly, when he is 21, 50a of the upper end of The Phems, where I live, adj.Mr. Hamersly, & on my wife's d., the whole tract &
negro woman Sarah.
    On the d. or my sd. wife & extrx. [not named], the m. e. is to be equ. div. among the surviving chldn. [not named].
    Witn: Samuel Hodgin, John Suite, John Nicholls.
    3 April 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 650
2 March 1759
BROWN, CHRISTOPHER, St. Mary's Co.
    To Pommy Wimstead, a heifer & calf & 500 lb. tob. Mathias Notingham ows me.
    To Ann Low & Michal Thompson all my coarse linen & corn & meat.
    To godson James Thompson, 2 pots & 2 guns.
    To the revd. Michael Murfy, 6 yds, of Geman sarge & the trimming & all my fine linen.
    To cousin Anthony Brown, my biggest chest.
    To cousin Peter Brown, all my plank & all the work Richard Hopewell is to do.
    To Charles Jarboo, my extr., the rest of my m. e.
    Witn: Richard Brown, Susanna Brown, Leon[ar]d Brown.
    23 March 1759, sworn to by Susanna & Lend. Brown.

Liber 30, folio 651
15 Jan. 1759
JONES, WILLIAM, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To son Mathious Jones, the land I bought of Antony Underwood & 100a of the land I bought of John Plumer.
    To son Calab Jones, the land I bought of Joseph Dunbar & 100a I bought of John Plumer.
    To son Mordicai Jones, the land I bought of Wm Harrison, now in tenure of James Lee, & the remaining 100a I bought of John Plumer.
    To 2 sons Wm. Jones & Thos. Jones, equ. div., my dw. plntn., & son Thos's part shall come down to J. Cermrs Crk.
    To dau. Mary Burns, mulatto girl Elener, a bed, other hhold furn., & livestock.
    To dau. Susanner Jones, negro girl Diney.
    To dau. Sarah, negro girl Sarah.
    The residue equ. div. among my 7 chldn: Mathias, Caleb, Mordica, Wm., Thomas, Sarah, & Susanner Jones
    Extrs: wife, Ann Jones & Mathias Jones.
    Witn: Mary Standworth, Sarah Dobson, Jas. Briscoe.
    12 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 652
3 Jan. 1759
VINNSWEEK, ANN, St. Mary's Co.
    To my 8 chldn. - John & Thomas Vannisweek, Elizth. Norris, Mary Serkliff, Monica Spink, & Ann, Elenr., & Winifred Vannisweek - L 294.19.6, the bal. of my
husband's e., equ. div.
    To my exts. & 3 youngest daus. - Ann, Elioner, & Winifred - the residue, reserving to them 3 young b. since my husb's d.: Sussana, Henrietta, & Rodann.
    Witn: Anthony Roberts, Ignatious Sissell.
    6 March 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 3, folio 653
23 March 1757
McWILLIAMS, MARY, St. Mary's Co.
    To son William, negro fellow Charles & negro Hannah.
    To son Kenelm, negro fellow Juss.
    To dau. Mary, negro fellow Jack
    To son Thomas, negro girl Henry.
    Extrs: sons Thomas, William, & Kenelm.
    Witn: [Wr ?] Williams, George Mills, Thomas Lee.
    8 March 1759, sworn to by Mills & Lee.

Liber 30, folio 654
11 Nov. 1758
GROVES, ROBERT, St. Mary's Co.
    To son Robert Groves, a bed, a set of silver buckles - shoe, knee, & stock - & young mare Nemus.
    To wife, Johanna, 100a of Piney Pount.
    Witn: John Edwards, John Waughope, George Guyther.
    6 Dec. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 654
28 Sept. 1755
HARRIS, ROBERT, Somerset Co., planter.
    To son John Harris, Chance, the 316a I live on & Pasturage 50a, a case of pistols & holsters, a small sword, 2 beds, livestock, farm implements, & 5 negroes:
Harry, Joney, Lunnon, C[icer ?], & Grifft.
    To son Zachariah Harris, Heaths Quarter 100a, Little Worth 50a, Liberty 50a, 3 negroes - Mingo, Masada, & Fisher - a bed, farm implements, & stock.
    To son-in-law Samuel Ackworth, 1 sh. sterl. for my dau. Sarah, & to dau. Hannah Gray, 1 sh. sterl.
    To dau. Betty Lester, 3 negroes - Tamer, Hager, & Ismael - but if she d. s. p., to son John.
    To dau. Abigall Harris,  2 negroes - Moll & Andrew - 2 beds, & livestock, but if she d. s. p., to son Zachariah.
    To wife, Abigall Harris, for widhood, 1/3 my dw. plntn. with the use of 3 negroes - Hary, Toney, &Tamer - & the rest of my e. . . .
    Witn: John Sheldon, Wm. Fleming, Jane Fleming, Sarah Smulling.
    13 March 1759, sworn to by Wm. & Jane Fleming, only surviving witn.

Liber 30, folio 656
14 June 1758
EDGE, JOSHUA, Somerset Co., copper [cooper?].
    To wife, Elizabeth Edge, for widhood, my land & m. e., & on her d., to son & extr., Nemiah Edge, all my land & the boat belonging to me & him, on condition he keep the e. from being encumbered with an e. of John Hardys Olphants.
    To son Joshua Edge, my clothes.
    To dau. Abigal, L 6.10 for her schooling.
    On the d. of sd. wife, the e. is to be equ. div. among all my chldn [not named].
    Witn: Isaac Jones, John Stettey, William Jones.
    21 March 1759, sworn to by Isaac Jones & John Stettey, & the widow elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 657
10 Nov. 1758
[CALLAWAY, MOSES, Somerset Co.]
    To son Moses Callaway, 25a of What You Please with the plntn. where John Callaway lived & an equ. part of Iron Hill.
    To eldest son, Clammond Callaway, 25a of What You Please with the plntn. where William Callaway, Jr., lived.
    My 2 sd. sons are to pay L 10 each to their bro. Aaron Callaway when he is 21.
    Extrx: wife, Ann Callaway.
    Witn: Mathew Calbenday, Zekell Jones, Jas. Scrogin.
    20 March 1759, sworn to by Joseph Scroging & Mathew Callaway, & 21 March 1759, & the widow elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 658
30 Oct. 1758
STEVENS, WILLIAM, Somerset Co.
    To son John Stevens, the plntn. I live on with the ferry after the mar. of my wife, a bed, other hhold furn., & a gun
    To son William Stevens, 100a of Conly, in Worcester Co., Cole, my plntn. with 50a, a bed, & other hhold furn.
    To son Ephraim Stevens, 150a of Poynes Point, a bed, & other hhold furn., & he & William are to be bound out.
    To dau. Mary Stevens, negro boy Jo, a bed, & other hhold furn.
    To dau. Betty Stevens, negro girl Pleasant, a bed, & other hhold furn.
    To wife, Mary Stevens, for widhood, my g. & c. not named, & if she mar., sd. g. & c. to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn: John, Wm., Ephraim, Mary, & Betty.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son John Stevens.
    Witn: Thos, Lambden, Jessey Brittingham, Moses Mills.
    21 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 659
22 Dec. 1758
WARD, RICHARD, Worcester Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Mary, for life, Raccoon Point 10a with the water mill & my part of 2 other tracts, Houstons Lott &Exchange.
    To son James Ward, on his mother's d., abovesd. tracts.
    To son William Ward, Piney Neck 100a, my beaver hat & all the rest of my clothes except my wiggs.
    To son Josiah Ward, the 50a I bought of Richard Nicholson.
    To each of my 3 daus. - Mary, Sarah, & Jane - a cow & calf & a linen spinning wheel.
    To sd. wife, the residue of my p. e. to maintain my small chldn.
    Witn: Charles Boauns, Jas.Noble, Jr., James Noble, Sr.
    23 Feb.1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 660
19 Nov. 1757
WINGATE, PHILLIP, Worcester Co., planter.
    To wife, Saray, her riding horse, saddle & bridle.
    To son Thomas Wingate, 100a of Longacre & 87a of Whiteoak Swamp.
    To son John Wingate, 100a of Downes Chamces, 100a of Last of All, negro boy Jack, a bed, a still, & L 20.
    To son Philip Wingate, 50a of Hickory Ridge with my dw. plntn., Poplar Ridge 25a, White Oak Swamp 64a, negro boy Samson, & a good bed.
    To daus. Tabitha, Rachell, & Levinah, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To dau. Leah, negro boy Bristor, a good bed, cow & calf, & all her mother's clothes.
    To grdsons Wingate Cannon & Wingate Jones, each L 5.
    To dau. Love, negro boy Joe.
    Extrs: son John Wingate & my wife, Sarah.
    Witn: Benjamin Phillips, Jr., John Phillips, Wm. Kellam, Jr.
    8 March 1759, sworn to by Kellam & Benja. Phillips, & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 662
18 Oct. 1756
TODVINE, HENRY, Worcester Co., Gent.
    To son Henry Todvine, Cleys Adventure 160a & Chance, the 140a where I live, a horse, a gun, hhold furn., & negro boy Robin.
    To grdson Ezekiel Todvine, s. o.Joshua Todvine, 125a of Abrahams Lott, the other 125a having been sold to John Christopher.
    To grdson Joshua Todvine, s. o. Joshua Todvine, a 7-yr.-old negro.
    To grdson Dixon Todvine, s. o. Thomas Todvine, negro girl Nice.
    To dau. Grace Dixon, negro Phillis & a bed.
    To dau. Priscilla Todvine, negro girl Jemima.
    To son Thomas Todvine, 1 sh. sterl.
    The residue of my m. e., equ. div.,  to son Henry Todvine & daus. Priscilla, Elizabeth, & Alse Todvine.
    Extrs: son Henry Todvine & dau. Priscilla Todvine.
    Witn: James Noble, Leven ary, Henry Hayman.
    23 Feb. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 663
10 March 1758
WAILS, HASTE, [Worcester Co.]
    To bro. Daniel Wailes. negro lad Jack, his note for L 12, 3 new pewter plates & 1 dish.
    To bro. John Wailes, negro boy Shadrach, negro girl Philis, pewterware, 1 pr. cart wheels made by Henry Ayres, farm implements, & hhold furn.
    To bro. George Wailes, negro woman Esther, negro girl Amah, negro boy Sambow, 3 new pewter plates, & all my joyners tool, & the residue to my 3 bros..
    To cousin Sarah Irving, negro boy Leemoter.
    To cousin Mary Irving, my mare.
    To cousin Betty Irving, my bed.
    To cousin Betty Spence, my silver shoe buckles.
    Extr: uncle John Irving.
    Witn: Adam Spence, Jr., Mary Bradford, William Whittington.
    23 March 1759, sworn to by Whittington & Spence.

Liber 30, folio 664
--- ------    1758
GUTTREY, PATRICK, Worcester Co.
    To wife [not named], 1/3 my e. r. & p.
    My land & plntn. is to be sold & the money equ. div. betw. sons Phillip & Moses Guttrey.
    To daus. Mary, Elizabeth, Esther, & Rachell, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    The residue, equ. div., betw. sons & extrs, Phillip & Moses Guttrey.
    Witn: William Nelson, Esther Nilson, Moses Nilson.
    2 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 665
22 Feb. 1759
WILLIN, CHARLES, Worcester Co., yeoman.
    To son & extr., Thomas Willin, negro wench Rose & negro boys Le[v?]d & Will.
    To dau. Sarah Willin, negro girl Pegg & a small desk.
    To dau. Kezia Willin, negro Bett & a trunk.
    To a child, a son of Ann Phipps called Willin, L 3.
    The residue is to be div. among my 3 chldn.
    Witn: John Swain, Jr., Thomas Evans, Jr.
    23 March 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 665
11 Jan. 1759
MASSY, JOHN, Worcester Co.
    To wife & extrx, Margaret, my plntn. & g. & c.
    To son-in-law [stepson?] & extr., Moses McDaniel, a gun, my horse, cow & yearling Gentle, & other livestock, on the mar. or d. of his mother.
    To dau. Sarah, a cow Brindle, bull calf, a pewter dish, 2 cows & lambs, on the d. or mar. of her mother, also broken & hooped pot.
    To dau. Ann, a cow & bull calf Pidey, a ewe, & a small pot, on the d. or mar. of her mother.
    To son Levin, my lands & dw. house & livestock on the d. or mar. of his mother.
    To son Zachariah, a heifer Young Cherry big with cal, & a sow & 6 shoats, on the d. or mar. of his mother.
    To my 4 chldn., the residue.
    Witn: Thomas Evans, Chas. Willin, Henry Massey.
    23 March 1759, sworn to by Evans, one of the other witn. being d. & the other sick, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 667
2 Feb. 1759
SHIELD, JAMES, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son Griffith Shield, negro girl Little Alice, & at age 21 or on the day of mar., the residue, & if he d. before, equ. div., to Elizabeth Plumer, d. o. Christopher Plummer, & Elizth. Shield, d. o. [my bro.] Benjamin Shield, & son Griffith is to stay in school till he is 16 & then be bound to a joyner.
    Extr: Simon Stevens, miller, of Talbot Co.
    Witn: Benjamin Stank, Ann Sanders.
    7 Feb. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 667
26 Dec. 1758
[HARRIS], WILLIAM, Talbot Co.
    To wife, Martha Harris, for widhood, all my e. r. & p., & on her d. or mar., equ. div. among my chldn: Elener, Sophia, Risdon, Margt., Dianei, James, Noah,
Martha, & Esther Harris.
    Witn: Samuel Hopkins, William West, Jas. Marshall, Andw. Marshall.
    9 March 1759, sworn to by Hopkins, West, & Andw. Marshall.

Liber 30, folio 668
19 Nov. 1758
PARROTT, AARON, Talbot Co.
    To wife [not named], for life, my dw. plntn., part of Kingston & part of John Neck from King's Crk. up the line betw my land & Jonathan Tylor's & adj. White.
Oak Swamp, & on her d., to son Aaron, but if he d. s. p., 1/2 to son William & 1/2 to son Benjamin.
    To son William, 200a of Cool Spring, in Queen Anns Co., & son Aaron is to build there a dw. house 25' x 16' soon after son Wm. is 21.
    My p. e., equ. div., to sd. wife & sons & daus. [not named].
    Extrs: sons Benjamin & Aaron.
    Witn: Jonathan Tylor, John Tylor, Elizabeth Tylor.
    13 March 1759, affirmed by Jonathan Tylor (Quaker) & sworn to by John & Elizth. Tylor in presence of Benja. Parrott, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 669
20 Nov. 1758
BARROW, RICHARD, Talbot Co.
    My bro. James Barrow is to sell School House Lot for the benefit of my wife & chldn.,& the residue of my p. e. be equ. div. betw. my 3 daus: Susannah,
Elizabeth, & Rebeckah Barrow.
    Extrs: wife, Jame Barrow, & bro. James Barrow.
    Witn: Wo[lma]n Gibson, Jas. Sparks, Thomas Ward.
    27 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 670
30 Jan. 1756
NICOLLS, JOHN, [DorchesterCo.]
    To son Mark Nicolls, Addition, where he dw., & part of Hamton adj. Rritts Hope.
    To son Nehemiah Nicolls, John's Hard Fortune, where he dw., & Hogg Neck
    To son Levin Niccolls, my blacksmiths tools &  the plntn. I dw. on with 1/2 land, & my wife, Isbel, is to have use of sd. plntn. for life, & son John to be his grdn.
    To son Isaac Niccolls, the rest of Hamton & Mill Security & the mill, but sd. wife shall have the income for life; Thomas Andrew is to be his grdn..
    To Mary, d. o. my former wife, Mary, a ewe & linen wheel.
    The residue of my p. e. equ. div., to my wife Isabelley & her chldn: Levin, Isaac, Elizabeth, Ann, & Sarah when they come of age.
    Extrs: wife, Isabell, & son John Nicolls
    Witn: John Richardson, Jeremiah Carter, Richd. Sullivane, Francis Bulluck.
    18 Dec. 1758, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 671
6 Jan. 1759
HUTCHINSON, JOHN, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To son John Hutchinson, at age 21, negro boy Selladey, & if sd. John d. before he is 21, to dau. Elizabeth Hutchinson.
    To wife & extrx., Frances Hutchinson, 1/3 my p. e., & the residue to be equ. div. among my chldn [not named].
    Witn: James Ervinge, Edward Smith.
    20 Feb. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 672
8 Oct. 1756
WOOLFORD, JAMES, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To sons James & Thomas Woolford, , equ. div., my dw. plntn. & land.
    To chldn. John Woolford, Roger Woolford, Roseannah Gray (wife of Josep C[--?] Gray), & Levin Woolford, 1 sh. apiece.
    To the rest of my chldn., the residue of my p. e. equ. div.
    Witn: David Peterkin, Wm. Newton, Catherine Adams.
    27 Nov. 1758, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 672
24 Nov. 1758
KEENE, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
    To chldn. Rebekah Elliott, Aquilla Keene, Priscilla Pattison, Mary Patterson, Elionor Keene,  & Thomas Keene, 1 sh. sterl.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Keene, negro man Will & the rest of my e.
    Witn: Jonathan Patridge, Anthony Pattison.
    28 Feb. 1759, sworn to by Patridge.

Liber 30, folio 673
18 Oct. 1758
[MOORE, JOHN, Dorchester Co.]
    To dau. Ann Moore, Adventure 94a.
    Witn: John Lowe, Robert Medford, Thomas Moore.
    26 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, filio 674
7th year of our Lord [sic] 1758
LITTLE, THOMAS, Dorchester Co., planter.
    To 2 grdchldn. William Little & Mary Oars, equ. div., all my p. e.
    To grddau. Mary Little, 5 sh., & if grddau. Mary Oarts d. before she comes of age, her legacies to Benja. Woodward.
    Extrs: Benja. Woodward & Edward White
    Witn: Wm. Jones, Peter Jones.
    20 Feb. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 675
13 Oct. 1758
WALL, REBECCA, Dorchester Co., widow.
    To son Pearson Wall, negro boy Jacob.
    To son Joshua Wall, negro boy Stephen & negro girl Rose.
    To son Levin Wall, negro girl Rachel & negro boys Jim & Joe.
    To sons & extrs., Joshua & Levin  Wall, the residue.
    Witn: Wm Wheland, Thos. Coleson.
    20 Nov. 1758, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 675
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FISHER, WILLIAM, Queen Anns Co.
    To sister Elizth. Blunt, my 384a of Cods Head Mannor & Fishers Meadow 50a,both in Dorchester Co.
    To sister Jane, 1/2 the part of Large Range, in Tuckahoe Neck, I live on.
    To sister Sarah Mayne, the other 1/2 of abovesd. tract, & if sister Jane d. s. p., her part to sister Sarah.
    To sister Mary, negro girl Maria & my part of Loise Range
    To sisters & extrs., Jane & Mary, equ. div., my p. e.
    Witn: Willm. Sergt. Kittlendge, Jno. Fisher, Jas. Fisher, Richd. Fisher.
    30 March 1759, sworn to by Wm. Sergt. Kittleridge & John & Richd. Fisher.

Liber 30, folio 676
24 Jan. 1759
HARRINGTON, RICHARD, Quen Anns Co., planter.
    To son Phillip Harrington, my dw. plntn. with Solomons Lot 100a, my part of Solomon Lott Addition, & my part of Solomon Lott Addition Enlarged, & if he d.
s. p., to son William Harrington, & if he d. s. p., to grdson Richard Harrington, & if he d. s. p., to grdson Richard Boggs.
    To son & extr., William Harrington, for life, all my p. e.
    Witn: Wm. Harrington, Thos. Baggs, John Ridgway.
    28 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.in presence of Phillip Harrington, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 677
28 Feb. [1759]
NETHERWOOD, WILLIAM, Queen Anns Co., schoolmaster.
    On 1 March 1759, John Austin & Samuel Booth of this county swore that on 28 Feb. last they heard Wm. Netherwood of the same county, in the sickness of which he d., say he desired John Tillotson of the same county receive & pay all debts & dispose of the residue & that he d. that night.

Liber 30, folio 678
Queen Anns Co., 22 Feb. 1759, Susannah  Elliott, widow of Joseph Elliott [Liber 30, folio 639] elected the devises [of p. e.] & her dower [1/3] in the land.

Liber 30, folio 678
25 Oct. 1678
COPPER, GEORGE, Sr., Kent Co.
    To son Philip Copper, Wedges Recovery 50a.
    To son Cyrus Copper, the residue of my lands, which are to b e held by my wife, Rebbecca, till he is 21, but if she mar. before then, to son George Copper.
    To dau. Rebecca Copper, negro boy Gloster, a bed, roan horse Rainbow, a bridle & saddle, & her choice of a milch cow.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Rebecca Copper, & son George Copper.
    Witn: Thomas Slipper, Chas. Ringold, John Arnol.
    9 Dec. 1758 & 10 May 1759, sworn to by Slipper, who wrote it, & Arnol.

Liber 30, folio 679
28 Nov. 1758
CHURCH, SAMUEL, Kent Co., innholder.
    To wife, Margaret, for life, the house & 1/2 lot where I live & Lot 35 adj., & on her d. sd. 1/2 lot & whole lot, equ. div.,  to my 2 sons Samuel & William, who are to pay L 100 to my 2 daus. Sarah & Elizabeth, b. of my wife before mar.
    To son Samuel, my 6 lots at the upper end of George Town I bought of James & George Pearce.
    To my sister Jane, wife of Mr. Thomas Broowick, paper mercht. on Ludgate Hill, London, a 2-handled silver cup worth L 10 sterl.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Margaret, & my friend Mr. George Garnet, Sr.
    Witn: G[eorge] W[m]. Forester, Thos. Bourk, Danl. Norris.
    12 Dec. 1758, sworn to by Bourk & Norris.

Liber 30, folio 680
14 Oct. 1758
SMITH, BENJAMIN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To son James Smyth, Joneses Fany, Teats Desire, & Mary's Chance.
    To son Benja. Smith, Wiets Lott.
    To dau. Mary Smith, a good bed, a good cow & calf, at age 16, & the residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
    Extr: wife, Hannah Smith.
    Witn: Danl. Smith, Isabellah Smith, James Roberts.
    10 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 681
11 Aug. 1755
MIDDLEMORE, FRANCES, Baltimore Co., widow of Dr. Josias Middlemore late decd.
    To Josias Dallam (s. o. Wm & Elizth. Dallam), Fanny's Inheritance & The Union, on the W side Swann Crk. near the Cranberry, & for want of heirs, to his bro.
Richd. Dallam, & for want of heirs, to George Gouldsmith Presbury (s. o. Geo. Presbury).
    To sd. Richd. Dallam & Josias Dallam, Palmers Forest, on the W side Swan Crk, but if either d. before age 21, sd. land to Goldsmith Garrettson (s. o. Geo. & Martha Garretttson), & if both sd. Richd. & sd. Josias d. before age 21, all of Palmers Forrist to sd.Gouldsmith Garrettson.
    To sd. Gouldsmith Garrettson, The Grove, near the head of Musketo Crk.
    To Susanna Hall (d. o. John & Susanna Hall), Inventon, on the W side Spesutia Crk.
    To Henrietta Holland, (d. o. Francis & Susanna Holland), Middle Mores Angles, on the br. of Swan Crk.
    My extr. is to sell to Alexr. McComas (s. o. Alexr.) Edinburgh 100a.
    To Garrett Garrettson, Gouldsmith Garrettson, George Garrettson, & Phenetta Garrettson & Mary Garrettson (chldn. of Geo. & Martha Garrettson), each L 50.
    To sd. Geo. Goldsmith Presbury, Wm Roberson Presbury, George Presbury, & Martha Presbury (chldn. of Geo. Presbury), each L 50.
    To Mary, Elizth., Martha, Frances, & Susannah Paca (d. o. John & Elizth. Paca), each L 50.
    To Geo. Presbury, Sr., negro man Nero, negro woman Hannah, negro boy Toby, & negro girl Eve.
    To Martha Garrettson (wife o. George Garrettson), negro man Cato, negro women Dutchess & Young Durchess, & negro girl Esther.
    Negroes Julio & Jane are to be freed if possible under the law; sd. Julio's chldn are to be sold to such masters & mistresses as their father procures to buy them.
    To Capt. Wm. Bradford, 1/2 the debt due on the bond passed to my decd. husb & to Michael Webster, the whole of the debt due sd. husband's e.
    To Catharine Bradford (wife o. Wm. Bradford) & Elizabethe Webster (wife of Michael Webster) all my wearing appl.
    To sd. Richard & Josias Dallam, the residue of my p. e., 1/2 to Richd. at age 21 & the other 1/2 to Josias at age 21.
    Extr: John Paca, Sr.
    Witn: Robt. Adair, Nath Richardson, Jacob Lusby, Jno. Gallion, Wm. Bradford, Elizth. Phebry [Presbury?].
    11 Aug. 1755, Codicil. I set free, if possible, negro boy Joash, s. o. Julia.
    26 Jan. 1758, a 2d Codicil.  To Frances Garrettson (d. o. George & Martha Garrettson), L 50. Witn. 13 Feb. 1758, Jno. Gallion, Elizth. Presbun [Presbury?].
    17 May 1759, sworn to by Adair & Lusby.

Liber 30, folio 684
16 April 1759
STANSBURY, JANE, Baltimore Co.
    To the 6 chldn. of my son Tobias Stansbury decd., the money & tob. he had of me at his d.
    To grddau. Prissilla Worthington, d. o. Wm. Bond & wife Vachel Worthington, negro lad Jerry.
    To grdchldn. Luke, Tobias, & Cassandra Bond, the g. & c. in the hands of my son-in-law Wm. Bond, except the negroes & a bed worth L 8..
    To grddau. Ruth Nicols, wife of Nathan Nicols, a large Bible & part of the use of negro Ben, & if Ruth d. s. p., sd. Ben to grdson Luke Bond.
    To dau. Elizabeth Bond, for life, L 8/yr. from the use of sd. negro Ben.
    To grddau. Sophia Hall (d. o. of John Hall of Cranberry), negro lad James.
    To grddau. Martha Hall, d. o. John Hall of Cranberry, negro wench Dinah & her increase except her child Abigal, which I have devised to grdau. Elizth. Hall.
    To grdson Edard Hall, s. o. John Hall of Cranberry, negro girl Cate.
    To grdson John Bidle Hall, s. o. John Hall of Cranberry, negro girl Sue.
    To grdson Josias Hall, s. o. John Hall of Cranberry, negro boy Cupit.
    To grddau. Elizabeth Hall, d. o. John Hall of Cranberry, negro girl Abigal, d. o. sd. wench Dinah.
/    To dau. Bothya Hall, wife of John Hall of Cranberry, negro woman Sarah & her increase, except Sue, Cupit, & Cate, bequeathed to my sd. grdsons.
    The residue to my son-in-law & extr., John Hall of Cranberry.
    Witn: Luke Griffith, Wm.Horton, Peter Dickson, Amos Garrett.
    9 May 1759, sworn to by Griffith, Dickson, & Garrett.

Liber 30, folio 686
11 Feb. 1759
RAPHER, RICHARD, St. Mary's Co.
    To sister Ann Diana Rapher, negro fellow Tack.
    To Sevina Vet, my riding horse.
    To sister Sary Shanks, my lands in St. Mary's Co.
    To Clement Stradford, my wearing appl.
    To my extr., Thomas Shanks, all other effects.
    Witn: Francis Thompson, Ignatious Madcalf, Peter McLane.
    1 May 1759, sworn to by Madcalf & McLane.

Liber 30, folio 687
20 April 1759
HERBERT, ELIZABETH, St. Mary's Co., widow.
    To youngest son, Francis Herbert, at age 21, negro boy Ralph & L 30, but if he d. s. p., equ. div., to chldn. Priscilla, Mary, Michael, & William Herbert.
    To daus. Priscilla & Mary Herbert, while single, negro man Joseph, & on their mar., equ. div., to sd. 4 chldn.
    To son Cuthbert Herbert, dau. Jane Fenwick, & dau. Elizabeth Spalding, each 1 sh. sterl.
    The residue to my sd. 4 chldn.
    To sons Wm. & Francis, for the term of the lease, the land I live on.
    Grdn. to son Francis & extr. of will: son William.
    Witn: Elizth, Milburn, Thos. Lowe.
    7 May 1759, swor to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 688
1 April 1758
GASH, THOMAS, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Hannah, all my g. & c., & on her d., equ. div., to son Thomas & dau. Blanch.
    Witn: Willam Parry, Nich Gilbert, William Parry, Jr.
    7 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Libr 30, folio 688
22 May 1758
HOWARD, LEMUEL, Sr., Baltimore Co.
    To son John Grinniff Howard 20 sh. sterl.
    To son Benjamin Howard, negro Harry & all the g. & c. he has.
    To son Lemuel Howard, negro man Guinney, a good bed, other hhold furn., livestock, & L 16.
    To dau. Susannah Dutton, negro woman Phillis, the g. & c. she has, hhold furn., & livestock.
    To wife & extrx., Ann Howard, for widhood, all my e. r. & p., & on her d. or mar., my land, equ. div., to sons Benja. & Lemuel, & my p. e., equ. div., to 2 sd.
sons & dau. Susanna.
    Witn: Thomas Smitt, Sr., Richard Rhodes, Jr., Joshua Bond.
    6 June 1759, sworn to by Smith & affirmed by Rhodes & Bond (Quakers).

Liber 30, folio 689
6 Nov. 1759
TAYLOR, WILLIAM, Talbot Co.
    To son Foster Taylor, all my r. e.
    My wife is to have her 1/3 for life.
    To dau. Rebeckah Taylor & sister-in-law Rebeccah Haines, as long as they are unmar., the right to live in my son's part of the house.
    To sister-in-law Rebeckah Haynes, L 10 incl. a bed, & on her d., the residue, equ. div., to wife, Elizabeth Taylor, & son & dau. Foster & Rebeckah
    My sd. sister-in-law & Aaron Atkinson are to hold son Foster's part of my e. till he is 21.
    My chldn. are to have my negroes [not named].
    My feiends Robert Hurrwood & William Willson are to appraise & div. my e.
    Witn: John Walker, Francis Edmondson, Rebeckah Taylor.
    8 May 1759, sworn to by Walker (who wrote the will) & affirmed by Edmondson & Taylor (Quakers), & the widow elected her 1/3 of the e. r. & p.

Liber 30, folio 690
22 May 1759
DAVIS, PETER, [Talbot Co.]
    To sister Rachel Davis, the 3d best bed.
    To son-in-law Joseph Bunton, my best coat & britches & my riding saddle.
    Extrx: wife, Rebeckah Davis.
    Witn: Thos. Smith, Wm. Ryon, Sarah Ryon.
    28 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 691
6 Jan. 1757
THRONE, MARY, Prince George's Co.
    To dau. Varlinda Orme, a plain gold ring & a bed.
    To dau. Priscilla Taylor my riding horse & saddle.
    To dau. Ann Taylor, negro boy Tom.
    To dau. Susannah Taylor, negro boy David.
    To dau. Mary Throne, negro girl Juno, a mourning ring, 70a of Taylorton, but if she d. before age 21, sd. land to dau. Susannah Taylor.
    To daus. Ann & Susannah Taylor & Mary Throne, equ. div., the residue of my e. , but if either d. before age 16 . . . .
    Extrs: bro. Richard White & son-in-law Moses Orme, Jr.
    Witn: John Austin, George Naylor, Jr., Joshua Naylor.
    28 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 691
10 March 1759
ISAAC, RICHARD, Prince George's Co.
    To son Richard Isaac, the remaining 250a of Isaac Park (of which I gave 150a to son-in-law Wishall Ridgely), Bealls Park 110a, & The Addition 200a.
    To son Joseph Isaac, Stony Plains 150a, where my dw. house is, Marys Delight 125a adj, Stony Plains, & 45a of Isaac's Discovery.
    The residue is to be equ. div.among my 2 sons & 5 daus: Richd. Isaac, Joseph Isaac, Sarah Ridgley, Rachel Jones, Kesiah & Drusilla Fowler, & Jemima Jacobs.
    Extrs: sons Richard & Joseph Isaac.
    Witn: John Macgill, Marsh Mareen Duvall, John Duvall.
    28 June1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 692
24 March 1759
BOWIE, JOHN, Prince George's Co., Gent.
    To son Allen Bowie, my dw. plntn. & 1/2 my lot in Nottingham Town.
    To son William Bowie, the part of Brookfield where myquarter is & 1/2 my lot in Nottingham Town.
    To grdson Benjamin Brooke, negro girl Dido & 1/4 my livestock & hhold furn.
    To sons & extrs., Allen & William Bowie, Croom, which I purchased of Edward Clagett, & in trust for support of my grdchldn. Nicholas, Eleanor, Margaret, & Wiseman Clagett, these negroes - Conso, Dina, Hector, & Nicholas - provided that their father, Edwd. Clagett, have no claim to them.
    To sons Allen & William Bowie & dau. Mary Beanes, the residue.
    Witn: John Boone, Jr., Thomas Brooke, Henry Boone.
    25 April 1759, sworn to by John Boone, Jr., & Thomas Brooke

Liber 30, folio 693
18 Aug. 1758
SMOOT, ANN, Charles Co.
    To grdson Henry Hawkins & Elizabeth, his wife, my negro Rachel during the nonage of my grdson Randolph Brandt, & if sd. Randolph d. under 21, to sd. grdson Henry Hawkins & Elizabeth, his wife.
    To grdson Henry Hawkins, negro man Sam, & a chest that was his grdfather's, & to his dau. Ann Hendly Hawkins, negro girl Peg, & to grddau. Elizth. Hawkins,
my chintz gown, black silk petticoat, & all my velvet appl.
    To grdson Thomas Hawkins, negro man Jack, & to his son Alexander Smith Hendly Hawkins, negro girl Mary, & to his wife, Catherine Hawkins, a chintz gown.
    To Hendley Smoot, s. o. Charles Smoot, negro girl Sue.
    To John Nathan Smoot, negro boy Yangs & my black walnut desk.
    To William Barton Smoot, s. o. Charles Smoot, negro girl Nancy.
    To Mary Smoot, d. o. Charles Smoot, negro girl Stany & a chest of drawers.
    To grddau. Sarah Wats, my brown silk gown & petticoat.
    To William & Elizabeth Wats, chldn. of my grddau. Sarah Wats, 10 guineas each to buy a negro girl each.
    To son-by-law Charles Smoot & Mary, his wife, negro boy Will during the nonage of my grdson Randolph Brandt.
    To grdson Richard Brandt, L 21.10 in the hands of Thos. Hungerford, L 66.4.10 in the hands of John Simple, & L 3.5.10 when he is 21,
    To dau. Mary Smoot, the residue of my p. e.
    Extrs: son-in-law Charles Smoot & wife, Mary.
    Witn: John Fendall, James Armstrong Fagan, Theophilus Yates.
    5 March 1759, the foregoing will was read to Mrs. Ann Smoot & acknowledged by her before John MacPherson & Phil. Rd. Fendall.
    15 March 1759, sworn to by John Fendall, Esq., & the Revd. John MacPherson.

Liber 30, folio 695
25 Dec. 1758
DAVIS, BENJAMIN, Charles Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Davis, for life, all my r. e., & on her d., to Thomas Bullman, & if he is not 21 when she d. . . .& at both their d., sd. lands to the parson & vestry of Durham Parish for schooling poor chldn.
    Witn: John Simpson, Wolliam Hudson, Elizabeth Hudson.
    14 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 696
21 April 1759
GREEN, FRANCIS, youngest, Charles Co.
    To dau. Cloutieden Green, at age 16 or mar., negro man John, but if she d. before that, to nephew Robert Doyne & niece Elizabeth Brent Doyne, son & dau. of
Robert Doyne; also to dau. Cloutreden, livestock, a bed, & other hhold furn., & on the d. of my wife, I leave her to my sisters Mary Liners & [Jane] Doyne.
    To wife & extrx., Charity Green, negro man Joseph, negro woman Jane, & the rest of my e.
    Witn: William G. Seth, Edward Simms, Mary Simes, Sarah Doyne.
    18 July 1759, sworn to by Edward & Mary Simmes.

Liber 30, folio 697
1 March 1758
WRIGHT, WILLIAM, Charles Co.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Wright, for life, my dw. house & plntn., & on her d., to 2d son, John Luger Wright.
    To 3 sons - Thomas, John Luger, & Robert Wright - all my land (part of St. Barberies Manor), to be div. among them by my 2 bros. John & Joseph Wright.
    To son Thomas Wright, negro boy Pompey.
    To son Robert Wright, negro girl Henrietta.
    To son John Luger Wright, negro woman Eleanor, but her use to wife, Sarah, for life.
    Witn: [the Revd.] Alexander Adams, Jr., Edm. Berry, Godfrey Pain, John Glashan.
    30 June 1759, sworn to by Edmund Perry, Payne, & Glashen, the heir at law being a minor.

Liber 30, folio 698
13 Jan. 1759
BREEDING, MATTHEW, [Charles Co.]
    To dau. Susanna Barker, L 6.
    To dau. Ann Gillmore, my black mare Peggy & 2 wooden chairs.
    To dau. Issabela Breeding, my servant boy William Hennick.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my dau.Issabela & son Thomas Breeding, Thomas to stay with John Gillmore till he is 16.
    Extrs: John Gillmore & dau. Issabela Breeding.
    Witn: William Jackson, Katherine Kelly..
    27 Feb. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 699
9 Sept. 1758
JAMESON, THOMAS, Charles Co.
    To 3 sons Thomas, William, & Henry Joshua Jameson, equ. div., the 154a I live on, Halls Place & Addition, Thomas's part to be laid out where he dw.
    To wife, Frances Jameson, for widhood, all my p. e., & my 2 daus. Eleanor & Elizabeth Jameson are to share them as long as they are single.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Henry Jameson.
    Witn: Thomas Brousher, Joshua Sanders, W[illiam] Courts.
    15 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of the heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 700
20 Nov. 1758
DYSON, THOMAS, Charles Co., planter.
    To sons Clement Dyson, John Baptist Dyson,  James Dyson, & daus. Mary Maddox & Ann Burch, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson Maddox Dyson, parts of Swann Hill & Nevitts Desire, both in possn. of Mary Dyson, his mother.
    To son George Dyson, parts of Swann Hill & Nevitts Desire, both in possn. of sd. George Dyson.
    To son Joseph Dyson, the land where I dw. , Dysons Chance, & my part of Swann Hill, now in possn. of my bro. John Dyson
    To grdson Thomas Andrew Dyson, a mare & colt & 2 young heifers.
    To dau. Elizabeth Dyson, the residue, & she & my son Joseph Dyson are to be my extrs.
    Witn: Zacharias Chunn, Absalom Thorn, John Scott.
    24 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of Joseph Dyson, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 701
11 May 1751
ATKINS, SARAH, Worcester Co., widow.
    To dau. Betty Atkins, my round table & negro man Bristow, but if she d. s. p., to dau. Mary, & the residue, equ. div., to sd. Betty & Mary.
    To dau. Mary Taylor, my large iron pot.
    Extrx: dau. Mary Atkins.
    Witn: James Medaniel, James Jarman, James Noble.
    6 June 1759, sworn to by Noble & Jarman.

Liber 30, folio 702
15 Nov. 1754
AYDELOTT, JOHN, Sr., Worcester Co.
    To wife & extr., Mary Aydelott, for widhood, my land & m. e., & then my m. e. to be equ. div. among my 4 youngest chldn: Caleb, Ruth, Elizabeth, & Jenet.
    To son Samuel Aydelott, 390a on the W side of the neck & the plntn. where I dw., son William to have privileges.
    To son William Aydelott, 258a on the head of the neck & my marsh in Howards Pasture.
    To son David Aydelott, L 16 son John Aydelott owes me.
    To 3 chldn. John Aydelott, Mary Lathberya, & Sapphira Mcelwaine, each 1 sh. sterl.
    Witn. Josiah Hopkins, Joseph Freeman, Jr., Jacob Hopkins.
    5 June 1759, sworn to by Joseph Freeman & Joseph [sic] Hopkins, Josiah Hopkins being d.

Liber 30, folio 703
28 April 1759
AYRES, HARRISON, Worcester Co.
    To son Isaac Ayrs, 326a with the plntn house & orchards.
    To wife & extrx., Rachel Ayrs, mare Genne & 2 cows & calves.
    The house & land at The Trap shall be sold & the money div. betw. my sd. wife & my 2 daus, Mary & Comfort.
    Witn: Benjamin Davis, William Ironshire, Jr., Joseph Ironshire, Jr.
    6 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 703
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[DAVIS, WALKER, Worcester Co.]
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Davis, a mare & woman's saddle.
    To eldest son, James Davis, all my lands, provided he pay my youngest son, Samuel Davis L 15 at age 21, & if he not paay it, to son Saml., Divis's Addition.
    Witn: Daniel Dikes, James Davis, David Cathell.
    6 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 704
13 Dec. 1756
HARPER, EDWARD, Worcester Co.
    To son John Harper, 1 sh. sterl.
    To wife Esther Harper, for life, my whole e. under care of Isaac Haymant.
    To grdson Edward Harper, on the d. of sd. wife, my land & water mill & 1/2 my m. e.
    To dau. Liddy Hayman, negro Tomer, & on her d., to be equ. div. among all her daus. & a book The Whole Duty of Man.
    To Isaac Hayman, after sd. wife's d., 1/2 my m e. & all my living until Edward Harper is 21.
    Extr: Isaac Kerrnan.
    Witn: Cornelius Ward, Jonathan Knight, James Lawless.
    17 June 1759, sworn to by al 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 705
23 March 1759
WINWRIGHT, JAMES, Worcester Co., planter.
    To friend & extr., John Houston, all my r. & p. e.
    Witn: Jos. Collins, Jr., William Benson, Catrina Messek, Jr.
    27 April 1759, sworn to by Collis & Messek.

Liber 30, folio 705
4 Nov. 1758
WILLSON, NATHAN, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To my mother, Hannah Willson, Willsons Chance for her widhood, & on her d.,  to my bro. & extr., James Willson.
    Witn: James Sylvester, Nathaniel King, Thomas Cary.
    10 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 706
2 March 1759
DOGIN, GEORGE, Queen Anns Co.
    To sisters Shelly Dogin & Catherine Dogin, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To my extrx., Ann Bohannon, my whole e.
    Witn: Abram Everitt, Charles Nabb.
    19 May 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 707
31 May 1758
CULBREATH, JOHN, Quen Anns Co.
    To son John, 100a of Paplor Neck on his mother's d. or mar., Solomons Lots Addition,  negro Toney & negro Peter that lives with him..
    To son Jonathan, the other 100a of Poplar Neck on his mother's d. or mar, Poplar Neck Addition 70a, & negro Jacob.
    To 2 sons John & Jonathan, qu. div., Buck Range 100a.
    To son William, the 270 1/2a of Holly Neck where his house & plntn. lie & negroes Tylor & Pheby.
    To son James, the rest of Holly Neck, negroes Esther & Peter, & all my smiths tools.
    To wife & extrx., Mary, for widhood, the plntn. where I live with Poplar Neck, negroes Mingo, Rose, Lyda, & Cabe.
    To dau. Mary negroes Phillis & Frank.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 5 chldn.
`   Witn: Patrick Robertson, Absalom Swift, Francis Stevens.
    24 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & John Culbreath, the heir at law, had no objection.

Liber 30, folio 708
25 May 1759
KERSEY, JAMES, Quen Anns Co.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah, for life, this house where she lives with the land, & on her d., to only son James, but if he d. s. p., to the child my wife is big with, & if he
d. s. p., to my 2 daus., Sarah & Mary.
    Witn: Geo. Personett, Maryan Roberson, Thomas Hollandsworth.
    14 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 709
12 Jan. 1759
JERVES, JOSEPH, George Town, Kent Co., innholder.
    To wife, Mary, for life, the house in George Town, where I live, & on her d. it is to be sold & the money div. among my 5 chldn. [not named].
    Extrs: sd. wife & friend Solomon Simmonds of Kent Co.
    Witn: Sanders Bostick, Peter Bowarm, Solomon Jerves.
    14 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 709
24 Jan. 1755
SIMCOCKS, WILLIAM, Kent Co., planter.
    To son Nathan Simcocks, my house & lot in Charles Town & all of Drawnear, adj. Standaway, except a part on the N side the br. & near the beg. tree of my part of Mill Fork.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Simcocks, her choice of one of my negroes.
    To dau. Temperance Simcocks, a negro chosen by her mother.
    To dau. Keziah Simcocks, my other negro man.
    To daus. Martha Commegys, Elizabeth Davis, Rebecca Simcocks, Ann Simcocks, & Arania Simcocks, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    The residue is to be div. among sd. wife & every of my chldn. not mar. before my d.
    Witn: Asa Hall, Wm. Sherd, Ja[cob] Caulk.
    5 Jan. 1759, sworn to by Hall & Sherd.

Liber 30, folio 711
17 Dec. 1758
TIBBITT, JAMES, Kent Co., yeoman.
    My extrs. are to sell 200a to pay debts.
    To son James Tibbitt, the rest of my lands, but if he d. before age 21, to son Samuel Tibbitt, provided he pay my youngest son, Richard, L 50 when he is 21.
    My chldn. are to be brought up by Quakers, who are to bind them to trades at age 16.
    Extrs: wife, Grace Tibbitt, & bro. Samuel Tibbitt.
    Witn: Soloman Simans, Samuel White, Thomas Sherd.
    13 April 1759, sworn to by Simans & Sherd & affirmed by White (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 712
7 Jan. 1759
EDGE, HANNAH, Talbot Co., widow.
    To sister Elizabeth Davis, for life, all that part of Sanfords Hermitage, 1/2 the old orchard on my plntn., & my riding chair & horse.
    To niece Elizabeth Oldham, d. o. my bro. Edward Oldham, all the lands contained in my dw. plntn. lately possd. by my late husb. James Edge, Gofferds Neck,
100a bought of John Walleat, & 1197a of Hab Nab at a Venture in Dorchester Co.; & if she not live to age 21 or mar., to niece Anne Oldham.
    To sd. niece Elizabeth, these negroes: Ben, Cesar, Brutus, Flora, Nan, Moll, & Old Harry, [& much plate & other hhold furn & livestock].
    To sd. niece Anne Oldham, d. o. my bro. Edwd. Oldham, these negroes: Julius, Norman, Cambrak, Rose, & Judith [& much other p. e.].
    To niece Elizabeth Harding, d. o. Edward Harding, Skinners Lot, lately possd. by William Skinner, 2 1/2a adj. bought by Richard Goldart, Esq., of Liverpool,
& these negroes: Cato, Jim, Bembo, Tom, Quam, Tamer, Hyer, & a girl Cate.
    To James Trotter, negro man Preston.
    To niece Hannah Harding, negro man Hugh.
    To niece Anne Harding, when she is 16, negro boy Liverpool.
    To niece Martha Harding, when she is 16, negro Dido.
    To niece Rachel Harding, when she is 16, negro boy Charly.
    To niece Mary Markland, negro woman Sarah & all my lots in Oxford, Talbot Co.
    To Tammerlaine Spencer, L 10 for his schooling.
    Extr: bro. Edward Oldham.
    Witn: John Harrison, James Colston, John Harrison, Jr., Richard Ozment.
    8 Aug. 1759, sworn to by all 4 witn. in presence of Edward Oldham, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 715
8 April 1759
PAYNE, CHARLES, Talbot Co.
    Wife [not named] & infant Anthony Bacon Payne.
    Witn: Joseph Coleman, John McCallum, Elizabeth Exley.
    10 July 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 716
24 June 1745
LARY, DENNIS, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son Solomon Lary, my dw. plntn., part of Beaver Damm Neck, saving part to my dau. Mary Eubanks for widhood; also the remainder of Partners Hazard.
    To daus. Mary Eubanks & Rebecca Swan, equ. div., 100a of Partners Hazard, Mary's part adj. my dw. plntn. & Rebecca's next where Terrance Sweeny lived.
    To son & extr., Solomon, & daus.Mary & Rebecca, equ. div., the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: George Eubanks, John Eubanks, Mary Rappert.
    24 July 1759, George Eubanks, Jr., aged 38 yrs., swore that he signed as a witness & George Eubank & Mary Reppert were present.
    24 July 1759, John Goldsborough, Gent., aged 47 yrs., swore that he wrote sd. will & saw sd. Dennis sign it in presence of George Eubanks, George Eubanks, Jr., John Eubanks,  & Mary Reppert. Both depositions taken in presence of Solomon Lary, heir at law.

Liber 30. folio 717
30 May 1759
LONG, JOHN, Baltimore Co.
    To sons John Long & Joshua Long, all my lands I live on div. by a line of Ballistone, or Part of Ballistone, now in possn. of Domine Buckner Partridge, till it inter- sects a line of the land where William Savory lately d.
    To dau. Susannah Trothen, L 5.
    Of the residue of my p. e., 1/3 to my wife & extrx., Eleanor, & the other 2/3 equ. div. to my 5 youngest chldn [not named].
    Witn: Christopher Duke, Dixon Brown, Richardson Stansbury.
    25 July 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 718
10 June 1759
LEGOE, BENJAMIN, Baltimore Co.
    To 2 sons, Spencer Legoe & Benadick Legoe, equ. div., all my lands.
    To dau. Condelay Legoe, my dark bay riding horse.
    The residue of my p. e., as provided by law, betw. my wife [not named] & chldn.
    Extrs: sd. wife & Benjamin Ricketts.
    Witn: Thomas Waltham, Samuel Ricketts, Jno. Day, s. o. Edward.
    16 July 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 719
23 May 1759
BENAM, BARTHOLOMEW, Worcester Co.
    To wife & extrx., Eleanor, a bed, a mare, & for life, the benefit of my plntn.
    To son William Bannam, Bannams Purches,137a where I live, & a plow & harness.
    To daus. Mary, Rachel Bannam, Ellenor Bannam, & Elizabeth Bannam, a bed apiece.
    To son John Bannam, a hand mill.
    To 2 sons, Levi & Bartholomew Bannam, a cow & calf apiece.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my daus. Mary, Rachel, Eleanor, & Elizabeth Bennam & John, Levi, & Bartholomew Bennam.
    Witn: Jno. Dale, Jr., Samuel Powell, Jr., Rachel Powell.
    8 Aug. 1759, sworn to by John Dale & Saml Powell, & 31 Aug. 1759, the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 720
3 Nov. 1757
STEVENSON, JAMES, Worcester Co.,wheelright.
    To son James Stevenson, the 100a I live on with my plntn.
    Witn: John Dryden, Joyce Dryden, Martha Dryden.
    6 July 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 720
6 Nov. 1758
BRADFORD, NATHANIEL, Worcester Co.
    To Mary, my wife & extrx., for widhood, the use of my house & my land St. Martins Deserts & a bed.
    To son Solomon Bradford, my sd. land, on the S side of what was called Joseph Jones Road.
    To son James Bradford, my had mill & to be bound to a trade.
    To dau. Mary Bradford, a large pewter dish, a plate, a pot, & a hafer.
    To dau. Esther, a pewter dish, 2 plates, & a pot.
    To son Leaven Bradford, a gun called his.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
    Witn: George Truit, John Bradford, Savory Wing.
    8 Aug. 1759, sworn to by Truit & Bradford.

Liber 30, folio 721
3 May 1759
ACKWORTH, THOMAS, Sr., Somerset Co.
    To son James Ackworth, my plntn., parts of Hog Quarter & Acworth Delight, my wife to have her 1/3 during life.
    To son Richard Acworth, the plntn. he lives on, on sd. lands.
    To son William Acworth, the upper plntn., adj, Gastineau & down the neck as far as Rewarsties, & if either d. s. p., to Charles & Train Acworth.
    To Charles Acworth & Train Acworth, equ. div., Addition.
    To my five sons, Marsh Point 100a & Ridge 50a to be a pasture betw. them.
    To Temperance Acworth, negro girl Ubisil, & er first child to Eunice Gitreans.
    To my 5 sons, on their mother's d., the other 4 negroes [not named].
    Extrs: sons James & Richard Acworth.
    Witn: Thomas Right, Sarah Young, George Lewis Gastineau.
    20 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 723
25 Dec. 1758
[HANDY, SAML., Somerset Co.]
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Handy, my shaze & horse & 1/3 my p. e.
    To son John Handy, the rest of my chattles & all my r. e., but if he d. s. p., to nephew John Handy, s. o. Charles Handy in Rhode Island, but if he d. s. p., to
to nephew Leven Handy, s. o. my bro. John Handy.
    My sd. wife is to be grdn. to son John Handy & my mother, Jane Galliss grdn. to nephew Leven Handy.
    Witn: Isaac Handy, Wm. Winder, Henry Lowes, Jr.
    24 April 1759, sworn to by Handy & Winder.

Liber 30, folio 723
3 May 1758
PIPER, ELEANOR, Somerset Co.
    To my mother & extr., Rachel Caldwell, all my e.
    To bros. Christopher Piper & Mathew Piper, each 1 sh. serl.
    Witn: Christopher Piper, Sarah Nutter.
    1 June 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 724
28 March 1759
BEAUCHAMP, THOMAS, Somerset Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Betty Beauchamp, for widhood, 1/2 my land & all my m. e.
    To son Handy Beauchamp, 1/2 the land I live on, & on my wife's d. or mar., the other 1/2.
    To son Leven Beauchamp, the other part, adj. the land Mary Beauchanp lives on.
    To son Thomas Beauchamp, my other land above the land just mentioned.
    To bro. Wm. Beauchamp, my land beg. at a marked gum Handy Beauchamp set 2 letters of his name on at the head of Deep Br. & adj. Beauchamp Adventure.
    To Fountain Beauchamp & Beauchamp Davis, the land below the line hereafter mentioned.
    On my wife's d. or mar., my e. in her care is to be equ. div. betw. my 5 chldn: Handy, Levin, Thomas, Neomey, & Grace Beauchamp.
    Witn: Richard Boston, Beauchamp Davis, [Jr.], Mary Borton or Boston.
    22 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 725
25 May 1759
BEALL, NINIAN MAGRUDER, Frederick Co., farmer.
    To wife Eleanor Beall & her child or chldn., the residue of my e. r. & p., & if they d. s. p., to Ruth Ogle, & on her d., her heirs & Mordecai, Zephaniah, Zachariah, Phillip, William's son William, Elizabeth, James Magruder, & Sarah Beall.
    Extrs: sd. wife & William Beall.
    Witn: Leonard Masar, Alexander Mackcotton, Sarah Beall.
    19 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 726
30 Jan. 1759
LINN, DANIEL, Frederick Co., laborer.
    To friend Mary Arsheraft, my riding horse & Mr. James Long's note for L 4.11.
    The residue to my sisters, equ. div.: Jane Wright, Sarah Hays, & Elizabeth Thompson.
    Extr: Thomas Cheney, Sr.
    Witn: Edm[und] Moran, Andw. Blair, Burnett Johnson.
    3 July 1759, sworn to by Blair & Johnson.

Liber 30, folio 726
2 April 1759
DOWDEN, MICHAEL, Frederick Co.
    To son-in-law Phillip Coffee, 76a of The Hermitage.
    To James Coffee, Lucksall.
    To dau. Dorcas Dowden, The Black Oak Thickett, her choice of my horses, my chest of drawers, & a cow.
    To son Ashford Dowden, Haminers Hill, a desk, walnut table, a gray stallion, a cow, & my own saddle.
    To Hugh Larkin, my young black stallion.
    To wife, Rachel Dowden, for widhood, the rest of my e., but if she mar., that part of my e., equ. div., to Phillip & James Coffee, Ashford & Dorcas Dowden.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Ashford Dowden.
    Witn: Wm. Luckett, Robt. Mitchell, George Bickwith.
    25 April 1759, sworn to by Luckett & Beckwith.

Liber 30, folio 727
9 April 1759
BEALL, ALEXANDER, Frederick Co.
    To son Leonard Beall, Forres, where he dw.
    To dau. Sarah, the 84a now in occupation of Elizabeth Harde.
    To son William Magruder Beall, King Cole, but if he d. s. p., it is to be sold & the money equ. div. betw. my daus. Sabina, Mary, & Martha.
    To son Edward, Joval Ramble & Jacobs Cowpen, but if he d. s. p., they are to be sold & the money equ. div. betw. sd. 3 daus.
    To son Edwd., the rest of my lands except any I have a right to by my wife, Sarah; also Discovery 260a I have sold to George Ross for L 110.
    To each of my chldn - William Magruder, Elizabeth, Sarah, Edward, Sabina, Mary, & Martha - L 20 as they arrive at age.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah, the residue of my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Jos. Wood, Casper Shaaff, Agnes Paul.
    5 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 729
1 April 1758
WALLACE, WILLIAM, Frederick Co., planter.
    To son James Wallace, the plntn. of 100a he settled & a ring worth 20 sh.
    To my 3 daus. - Elizabeth Boidstone, Ann Mason, & Eleanor Tresey - each a ring worth 20 sh.
    To dau. Sarah Thompson, mulatto boy Gabriel till he is 21 & 2000 lb. tob.
    To wife  extrx., Frances Wallace, for life, my dw. plntn. & 200a, her riding horse, clothes, & her dowry, & on her d., to my chldn. begotten of her.
    To son Nathaniel Wallace, 100a of my land on the S side of the main road from the Fork Bridge.
    To son William, the 100a left of Brothers Industry, & on my wife's d., to son Nathaniell; also to William, on sd. wife's d., my dw. plntn.
    To 5 daus. - Marthew, Margaret, Mary, Frances, & Barbara Wallace - equ. div., Boidstones Discovery, 239a near the pines
    If sd. wife mar., the boys [Nathl. & Wm.] are to have the product of their labor at age 18.
    Witn: William Wallace, Jr., Alexander Wallace, James Wallace.
    19 June 1759, sworn to by Wm. & James Wallace, & Frances Wallace agreed to the will.

Liber 30, folio 730
14 Feb. 1759
JENKINS, DANIEL, Jr., [Frederick Co.]
    To bro. Francis, negro wench Jude.
    The lands I live on & negro girl Peg to bro. Josias.
    My bro. & extr.,  John is to take all my p. e. for maintenance of my mother [not named], & on her d., equ. div. betw. my bros. & sisters.
    Witn: Notley Thomas, Thomas Tennally, Benjamin Tennally.
    26 March 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 731
18 April 1759
GRAHAM, JOHN, Talbot Co.
    To my bro. Hugh Graham, my 100a of Branfield, in Tuckahoe Neck, Queen Anns Co., & L 20.
    To my father, Francis Graham, in Cavanallee near Straban, County Tyrone, Ireland, the residue.
    Extrs: friends Cornelius Dayley of Talbot Co., mercht., Samuel Casson of Philadelphia, mercht., & my sd. bro. Hugh Graham.
    Witn: Robt. Casson, Hannah Thompson, Hen[ry] Thompson.
    18 Sept. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 732
2 May 1759
BROWN, SARAH, Talbot Co., widow.
    To grddau. Rachel, issue of my dau. & extrx., Esther, all my g. & c. but a chest, which I give to son John.
    Witn: Christopher Manlove, John Williams, Mary Grace.
    30 Oct. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 733
17 Oct. 1758
SELBY, PHILIP, Sr., Worcester Co.
    To son Daniel Selby, the 300a he lives on, parts of Bastable & Canagones Lick.
    To 2 sons, Daniel & Philip Selby, Bantre, the 200a of land & marsh  where I dw., Ceader Grove 610a & Prevention 70a, equ. div.
    To son Phiip Selby, the plntn. where he dw. with Johnsons Hope 300a & Poor Choice 130a, adj. Hooge Choice.
    To son Parker Selby, 300a, parts of Killeany & Hog Choice.
    To dau. Walton, 300a on the S side of Hoog Choice.
    To son Philip Selby, the rest of my lands, & Daniel Selby & he are to be my extrs.
    Witn: John Purnill, Micajah Selby, Adam Scott.
    [No probate.]

Liber 30, folio 734
10 Aug. 1757
GREENFIELD, ANN, St. Mary's Co., widow.
    To dau. Susanna Addison, a mourning ring worth 20 [sh.] sterl.
    To grddau. Ann Wilkinson, d. o. my son Francis Wilkinson, Bare Neck, in Baltimore Co., left betw. my sister Mrs. Elenor Addison & myself in my father's will, & for want of heirs, to son Nathaniel Trum Greenfield; to sd. son, 9 slaves: Jemme, Betty, Job, Ben, Denboe, Paul, Dick, Sue, & Dianey.
    To son & extr., James Truman Greenfield, 8 slaves - George, Jane, Sarah, Mishak, Pos., Joe, Innocent, & Sellah - & the residue.
    Witn: John Wilks, Allen Billingsley, Michael Lyon.
    29 Oct. 1759, sworn to by Wilks & Billingsley.

Liber 30, folio 735
13 Dec. 1757
KEOUGH, FARGUS, St. Mary's Co.
    To son William, 125a of Wills Swamp.
    To son James, remainder of land adj. the plntn. I live on & Sergersons Fully adj. Wills Swamp.
    My extrx, my wife [not named], on his paying the rest of the consideration, is to make over to John Sherreld the land Wheatly.
    Witn: John Wiseman, Hopwel Adams, Nicholas Sewall.
    11 Sept. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 736
18th day 5th mo.1756
MASSEY, AQUILA, Baltimore Co., farmer.
    To wife & extr., Sarah Massey, my p. e., & for widhood, my dw. plntn., & if she is with child, I give it my lands when she mar., & if it d. underage, sd. lands to my bro. Jonathan Collier Massey.
    After serving his mistress 3 yrs. negro Harry is to be free provided he pay my bro. Jonathan L 5 every year while he is judgable.
    Trustee: James Brook.
    Witn: James Rigbie, William Cox, Mary Cox.
    Sworn to by Wm. & Mary Cox 10 May 1759 & by Rigbie 9 Nov. following, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 736
3 Dec. 1757
RATCLIFF, JAMES, Talbot Co.
    To son & extr.,William Ratcliff, Jacob & Johns Paster, Maple Branch, negro man Leonard, & my still.
    To son Stephen Ratcliff, Ratcliff Highway & negro woman Easter.
    To son James Ratcliff, The Addition adj. Jacob & Johns Paster, negro girl Rachel, & a bed.
    To son Peter Ratcliff, negro girl Lydia, a bed, & L 10.
    Friends William Wilson, William Taylor, Joseph Atkinson, & William Troth are to see that the division betw. my sd. 4 sons is equ.
    Witn: Jos. Atkinson, John Dixon, Sarah Warner.
    7 Nov. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of William Ratcliff, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 737
15 Oct. 1759
HAMILTON, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To son John Hamilton, part of East Lothian adj. Sewels Hope (not to cross the falls into Anne Arundel Co.) & part of Bald Hills, for life, & on his d., to his 2
sons William & Edward equ. div.; also to son John, negro lad Prismus.
    To John Gardner, the part of East Lothian in Anne Arundel Co.
    To my dau. Sarah Gardner, the rest of Bald Hills & Tuckes Fountain nearby.
    To son William Hamilton, the rest of my lands.
    To dau. Hellen Ogg, negro man Tom.
    To dau. Katharine Gardner, negro lad Sam.
    To dau. Rachel Sater, mulatto slave Prudence.
    To 2 sons John & Wm. Hamilton, & 6 daus., the rest of my p. e. equ. div., sd. John to be accountable for his & Thomas Norris bond to me.
    To wife, Sarah Hamilton, negro woman Jene.
    Extrs: 2 sons-in-law George Ogg & George Sater.
    Witn: Robt. Gilcresh, Edward Oursler, Wm. Murphy, Wm. Peddicoart.
    7 Nov. 1759, sworn to by Gilcrest & Murphy.

Liber 30, folio 739
18 July 1755
MORGAN, CHARLES, Talbot Co., planter.
    To 3 sons - Charles, Heugh, & Jacob Morgan - equ. div., Dudley Cliffe with Chestnut Bay, 90a I purchased of  Philip Jenkins, sd. Charles to have his part at the W corner, where my bro. Samuel Morgan lived & sd. Jacob my dw. plntn.
    My wife & extrx., Ellinor Morgan, shd. live on sd. land for life.
    To grdsons Charles Rux & Mark Rux, to each if he lives to age 21, a cow & calf.
    To daus. Elizabeth Morgan & Eleanor Morgan, each a cow & calf.
    Witn: Abner Turner, William Lane, Thomas Tharp.
    27 Nov. 1759, affirmed by Turner (Quaker) & sworn to by Lane & Tharp in the presence of Charles Morgan, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 740
18 Sept. 1748
JONES, ANN, Baltimore Co.
    To friend Thomas Sleigh, my whoe e. r. & p.
    Witn: Peter Cottrell, John Cottrell, Jane Copper.
    26 Nov. 1759, sworn to by John Cotrell, who beleived that his bro. Peter signed, & Richard Green swears he was present on 16 Nov. 1759, when sd. Peter swore before John Baylis, a magistrate in Prince William Co.,Virginia. [See folio 864 for an additional probate.]

Liber 30, folio 741
10 Oct. 1759
LEE, HANCOCK, Prince George's Co.
    My extr. is to settle my affairs with Mr. James Russell of London, mercht.
    To bro. Corbin Lee, a gold watch & chain I usually wore.
    To bro. John Lee a sword, & to his wife a set of china presented to my by my sister Ann Russell.
    To sister Alice Clark, my sterling, stockings, & 2 beds..
    To Daniel Bowie, s. o. my sister Bowie, all my clothes..
    To sister Margaret Symer, 2 beds.
    To all my bros. & sisters - bros. Corbin, John, & George Lee & sisters Letitia Wardrop, Alice Clark, Hannah Bowie, & Margaret Simer - each L 100 sterl.
    To Hancock Lee, s. o. my bro. John Lee in Virginia, L 200 to be paid to his father.
    The residue to sister Letitia Wardrope.
    Extrs: Mr. Charles Graham of Calvert Co., mercht., Theodore Contee, & my bro. George Lee.
    Witn: Clement Hill, H[enry] Darnall, C[olmore] Beans, [Gent.].
    5 Nov. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn, & Contee declined to be an extr.

Liber 30, folio 743
8 Dec. 1754
GOARDIN, ROBERT, Charles Co., planter.
    To son Robert Goardin, a young steer.
    To dau. Rebaccah Roland, an iron pot of 20 lb..
    To wife &extr. Rebeccah Goardin, the residue of my r. e.
    Witn: Sam Middleton, William Wornald, James Griffen.
    16 Aug. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of Robert Gordon, who did not object.

Liber 30, folio 743
10 May 1755
MASSEY, JAMES, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Peter Masey, (heir at law) L 20.
    To son James Massey, the 60a of Friendship where he lives & 5 sh.
    To son Moses Masey, 85a I purchased of John Sertain & 30a I purchased of John Hadley (both parts of Friendship) & 5 sh.
    To daus. Elizabeth, wife of Henry Rochester, Mary, wife of John Spry, Sarah, wife of Francis Rochester, & Rachel, 5 sh. apiece.
    To wife, Rachel Masey, for widhood, 2 tracts where I live, 120a of Friendship & 23a, The Addition, & on her d. or mar., to son John, & in default of issue,
to son Peter.
    To my wife & chldn., the use of my 2 pews in St. Andrews Chapel.
    To wife, Rachel Masey & son & extr., John Masey, equ. div., the residue of my p. e., & John is to live with his mother.
    Witn: Jn. Seegar, Geo. Wells, Wm. Gould.
    28 Nov. 1759, sworn to by Wells & Gould, who said that some time last spring James Massey, the testator, told them & Seegar they were witn. to his will.

Liber 30, folio 745
3 Aug. 1759
DYSON, JOHN, Charles Co.
    To grdson John Dyson, 104a of Dyson's Addition, 3 negroes, Sam, Esther, & Jacob, & gray Gelding Amenia.
    To grdson Thomas Dyson, 100a of Swann Hill, where he lives with my dau.-in-law Margaret Dyson & is to live for her widhood, & 3 negroes, Dublin, Kate, & Nell.
    To dau. Elizabeth Orrall, 2 negroes, Boatswain & Hannah.
    To grddau. Margaret Dent, negro girl Moll.
    Extrs: grdsons John & Thomas Dyson.
    Witn: Sam Amery, Jonath Jill or Gill, William Gill, Sr.
    16 Aug. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of the heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 747
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MARSHALL, THOMAS, Charles Co.
    To wife Sabina Treuman Marshall, for life, my part of Carrick, part of The Mistake, & part of The Pasture, but if she mar., these lands to my son Thomas Hanson Marshall & to her instead, for life, the lands I bought of Gilbert Sprigg & 1/2 the land I bought of Wm. Hiks, & these negroes - Benjn. Carpenter, Alexander, Nell, Nan, Marthay, Florough, Jane, Jacob, James, & Job - & for life, these negroes - Long Harry, Bromigem, Coffee, Cippio, Jack, Ceasar, & Charles.
    Further to sd. wife, negro boy Harry until my grdson Thomas Maccubbes come to age 18
    To son Thomas Hanson Marshall, after my wife's d., the first 3 tracts devised her, for life, the use of the land I bought of Gilbert Sprigg & what I bought of Leonard Marbury, my tenant, on the W side of a br. betw. him & Thomas Tennant, my tenant, & on his d., to his eldest son; also to sd. son for life, negro man James, Eaco, his wife, Old Tom Debrough, his wife, & Tom Dedford, & on his d., to his eldest son.
    To nephew Thomas Marshall, s. o. my bro. Richard Marshall decd., L 50 sterl., negro man Frank, a bed, & livestock.
    To Sarah Stoddert, L 25 sterl.to buy her a negro when she is mar.
    To grdson Thomas Maccubbin, these 4 negroes: boys Ned, Esau, Charles, & girl Let, when he is 21, but if he d. before then, to his bro Zachariah Maccubbin when he is 21, , & if both d. before age 21, to the chldn of my son Thomas Marshall.
    To grdson Zach. Maccubbin, the land I bought of William Hicks & the land I bought of Leonard Marbury on the E side the br.betw. where sd. Marbury lives &
where Benja. Clark & Thomas Tennant, all tenants live . . .& negro boy Jack.
    If sd. wife be with child . . . .
    To grddau. Elizabeth Dent, after sd. wife's d., negro boy Charles.
    The residue is to be equ. div. betw. my son Thomas Hanson Marshall, dau. Sarah Dent, & grdson Thomas Maccubbin.
    Extrs: sd. wife & son Thomas Hanson Marshall.
    Witn: Alason Ford, John Ford, Thomas Halley.
    4 Aug. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of the widow, who accepts the legacies but relinquished extrship to Thos. Hanson Marshall, heir at law.
    N. B. There is no date to the will, but the witn swear it was executed some time last winter.

Liber 30, folio 749
18 Oct. 1759
HATTON, RICHARD, Charles Co.
    To bros. Robert, Vincent, Joseph, Thomas, & William Hatton, 1 sh. sterl apiece.
    To friend Richard Ratcliff, my bed.
    To friend William Duning, a cow & calf.
    To friend John Buchanon, a cow & calf & a black mare.
    To friend Richard Hilton, my rum case & bottles, a chest, & 6 yds. of fine Irish linen.
    To friend John Bateman, a sorrel horse, & to his son, John Bateman, Jr., all my wearing appl.
    The rest of my linen & the residue of my e. to be equ. div. among my 4 cousins - Chloe, Ann, Sarah, & Susannah Hatton - daus. of Thomas Hatton.
    To friend James Smith, Sr., my saddle.
    To riend Arthur Smith, 5 shirts ready made.
    To uncle Thomas Hatton, negro man Roger, for life, & on his d., to cousin Chloe Hatton
    To friend Richard Ford, a pair silver shoe buckles & a pair new pumps.
    Extrs: friend Richard Ratcliff & uncle Thomas Hatton.
    Witn: Phil Rd. Fendall, [Esq.], Richard Smith, Jr.
    28 Nov. 1759, sworn to by Fendall.

Liber 30, folio 750
8 Oct. 1759
SMOOT, HENRY. Charles Co.
    To wife, Jane Smoot, negroes Nace, Bess, Nan, George, & Frank, my crops, hhold furn., & stock.
    To bro. Bartos Smoot, negroes Priss & Mary.
    To bro. Thomas Smoot, negro girl Chloe.
    To sister Eleanor Smoot, negro boy Zachariah.
    To the child sd. wife may have, sd. negroes bequeathed to my sd. bros. & sister.
    Extrx: sd. wife, to whom I give my e.  not heretofore disposed of.
    Witn: Jno. Fendall, William Leigh, Jos. Thompson.
    28 Nov. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in the presence of George Smoot, bro. to decd.

Liber 30, folio 751
28 April 1754
CHAMBERLIN, ROGER, Charles Co., mariner.
    To wife & extrx., Sarah Chamberlin, all my p. e.
    Witn: John Powell, Thomas Davis, David Crawford.
    13 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 752
1 Oct. 1759
COOPER, JOHN, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To 4th son, Nicolius Cooper, my parts of Coopers Range on the N side Rockrun & The Deserts of Arrabia.
    To eldest son, John Cooper, my part of Coopers Range on the S side Rockrun.
    To 3d son, Stephen Cooper, the part of The Deserts of Arrabia betw. Coopers Range Harvies Vallie & the part of Coopers Addition on the E side the road from Stephen Coopers to Thomas Coopers.
    To 2d son, Thomas Cooper, Elishas Lott, part of Coopers Addition from the NW corner of Thos. Cooper's field to Coopers Lower Rockrun, & part of a tract
in York Co., Pennsylvania.
    To 5th son, Alexander Cooper, the part of Coopers Addition on the W side the road from Stephen's to Thomas's & the rest of the tract in York Co.
    To grdson Cooper Boyd, on he d. of sd. wife, the rest of Coopers Addition on the S side Coopers Rockrun & The Pawpaw Bottom in York Co., & if he d. s. p., to his bro. John Boyd.
    To dau. Elizabeth Cooper, on the d. of sd. wife, Cullingses Park.
    To sd. wife, Alice Cooper, for life, the plntn. we dw. on, The Long Bottom, in Coopers Range, & 1/3 my p. e., the other 2/3 to chldn.Nicolius, Alexr., & Elizth.
    Extrs: sd. wife & eldest son, John Cooper.
    Witn: John Forwood, Thomas Hambleton, James Brice.
    8 Nov. 1759, affirmed by Forwood (Quaker) & sworn to by Hamilton & Brice.

Liber 30, folio 754
29th day, 3d mo., called March 1755
WEBSTER, ISAAC, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Margaret Webster, for life, Sedgley, my dw. plntn., 5 negroes - Will, George, Bettey, Dinah, & Rachel - 1/3 the ore on my lands, & the 50a of Brooms
Bloom I bought of John Beaver.
    To dau. Hannah Richardson, Wilsons Range, which I purchased of John Wilson, what is unsold of Abbots Forrist 180a, & what she has already had.
    To dau. Margaret Talbot, the lands & what I have already given her.
    To dau. Mary Pleasant, the L 100 I gave her husband bills for on John Hunt & what I have already given her.
    To son Isaac Webster, the part of Rangers Lodge on the W side the great new road from Ankill Deavers to our iron furnace & the land I escheated for want of
heirs of John Mortimore.
    To son John Webster, the plntn. where my father lived with the part of Best Endeavor on the E side Broad Run & the part of Christophers Camp I bought of Ab-
raham Johns.
    To dau. Susanna Webster, part of Rangers Lodge.
    To son James Webster, 300a of Friendship on Bush R. I bought of James Lee, Friendship Addition, Little Worth, & Addition to Little Worth (all adj.).
    To dau. Casandra Webster, 1/2 of Webbs Neglect adj. Samuel Webb.
    To daus. Eizabeth, Sarah,  Alisanna, & Ann Webster, each L 100 sterl. at age 16 or mar.
    To son Samuel Webster, on my wife's d., my dw. plntn., the 50a I bought of John Beaver, & the house & lot in Charles Town.
    All other lands are to be equ. div. betw. my wife & 13 chldn.
    Extrs: 3 sons, Isaac (heir at law), John, & James Webster.
    Witn: Elizabeath Treadway, Thos. Treadway, Thos. White, Jno. Paca, Robert Adair, Aaron Maccomas.
    1 Nov. 1759, sworn to by Thos. Treadway, Adair, & Maccomas.
    23d day, 5th mo., May, 1759, testator made a few changes in the language.

Liber 30, folio 756
9 Sept. 1759
MONTGOMERY, PATRICK, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To 2 sons John & Wiliam Mountgomery, equ. div., Patricks Purchase & Saint Patrick 50a.
    To dau. Agness, 1 English shil.
    To dau. Martha Montgomery, 2 beds, 2 cows & calves, the mare I bought from Sinkler or the colt, saddle & bridle, the middlen pot, & other hhold furn.
    To daus. Rebicah Maxwell & Margaret Cheney, each a new gown worth 40 shil.
    To wife Rebecah, the use of Patricks Purchase, a bed, a mare or colt, & pot, & I leave her in care of my son John.
    To son James Montgomery, the book acct. of L 4.12, a bond I paid Wm. Cox of L 4, & a sorrel colt.
    I order son William to make over to my son Williams Lott 30a for helping him build the house.
    Witn: H[ugh] Whiteford, James Reed.
    17 Oct. 1759, sworn to by James Read in York Co. before H. Whiteford.
    27 Oct. 1759, sworn to by Hugh Whiteford & James Reed in Baltimore Co.

Liber 30, folio 758
12 April 1758
SMITH, RICHARD, Charles Co., being now to depart for London.
    To John Perrie, my half-bro., my large bay horse Dragon & my gun.
    To sister Margaret Smith, negro woman Suffia & her child Cate & a suit of best mourning.
    To sister Elizabeth Parron, a suit of best mourning.
    The residue to my bro. Charles Somerset Smith.
    Witn: Nathl. Parran, Andrew Thomson.
    10 Oct. 1759, sworn to by both witn.
    I requested sd. Chas. Somerset Smith to take out letters testamentary, & he answered he could not but would pay off the legacies & his bro's debts.
                                                                                                                                    Dan Jenifer, Dcomy.
Libr 30, folio 758
21 Aug. 1759
NIVISON, JAMES, Charles Co.
    To son James, the land I live on, a large copper still, & my silver watch.
    To son James & his 5 sisters - Mary, Isabella, Elizabeth, Margarett, & Sarah - the rest of my p. e. equ. div.
    A plntn. I have which Edward Davis, Jr., is bound to make over is to be sold & the money div.
    Extrs: Justinian Jordan & John Lewellen, Gent. of St. Mary's Co.
    Witn: Peter Wood, William Sympson, Matt[he]w Duncan.
    25 Oct. 1759, sworn to by Wood & Sympson.

Liber 30, folio 759
22 Aug. 1758
TOOLE, ARTHUR, Upper Marlbro, [Prince George's Co.], peruke-maker.
    To Mrs. Rebecca Gladman, my extrx., of Annapolis, who lives with Horatio Sharpe, Governor of the Province, all my e. r. & p.
    Witn: Thos. Jennings, Wm Devenish, Willm.Yeldell.
    17 Oct. 1759, sworn to by Jennings & Devenish in Anne Arundel Co.

Liber 30, folio 760
1 April 1759
GORDON, AGNESS, d. o. Robert Gordon of Annapolis, Esq., late decd.
    To cozn. Agness Eaton in Pnnsylvania, L 60 sterl. & all my wearing appl.
    To Robert Swan in Annapolis, a bond of Sidney George in Cecil Co.
    To Robert Cowden in Annapolis, the residue of my e. r. & p., & he is to free old negro woman Nancy as far as the law allows.
    Extr: Robert Gordon in Annapolis.
    Witn: Richd. Tootell, Humph[rey] Boone, Thomas Wilson, Simon Duff.
    14 June 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 760
19 Sept. 1759
RAMSAY, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co.
    To Milcah Gillis, Prisilah Gillis, Margreat Gillis, Mary Wilkinson, & Priscilah Ruley,  L 10 apiece.
    To friend & extr., Joseph Hill, the residue of my e.
    Witn: William Rind, Joseph Johnson.
    6 Oct. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 761
1 Feb. 1757
WALKER, [Dr.] JAMES, Anne Arundel Co.
    To wife, Susanah Walker, for life, the plntn. where I formerly lived - Boddeys Adventure & part of Addition & Walker's Dividend - 380a in all, & on her d. to my son John Walker in Scotland.
    If sd. son is not back in time, Wm. Lux, Nicholas Ruxton Gay, & Wm. Lyon are to make over to Thos. Harrison 1/2 the lands following to the use of a furnace:
parts of Bucks Adventure, Bucks Addition, & Batchellors Hope 276a, part of Andover 1000a, Knowles Purchase (part of Andover) 310a, Youngs Chance 76a,
Little Worth 100a, The Cupola Hill 220a, Macoubins Discovery 41a, Mineral Ridge 627a, part of Addition to Spring Garden 60a, Bucks Luck 69a, part of Bucks
Addition & Adventure 151a, Bucks Contrivance 117a (which I have purchased from James Dicas), part of Andover 200a (which I have purchased of John Grimes Howard), the vacancy adj. Iron Hills 50a, & the vacancy that shall be added from the Resurvey on Cupola Hill.
    The profits of sd. furnace are to be div. in 12 parts: 4 to sd. wife for life, & on her d., to my chldn. & the remaining 8 parts to my chldn: John, Susannah, James,
Margaret, Charles, Agnes, Mary, & Catharine Walker at age 21.
    Thomas Harrison is to be grdn. to my 2 sons, James & Charles till they are 21.
    Extrs: sd. wife & Thomas Harrison.
    Witn: Jonathan McGloklin, Agnes Lux, Seberah Gardner, John Dorsey.
    22 March 1759, sworn to by MacGlocklin, Gardner, & Dorsey.

Liber 30, folio 763
26 Aug. 1759
BALDWIN, EDWARD, Anne Arundel Co.
    To son James Baldwin & [son] Henry Baldwin, equ. div., the 244a  I live on: parts of Howards First Choice, Howard & Porters Range, & Howard Addition.
    To daus. Debroah Baldwin & Lydia Baldwin, each L 10 sterl. at age 16 or mar.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my abovesd.4 chldn.
    My bro. & extr., Henry Baldwin of Annapolis, is to have the profit of my plntn, including the negroes, for my chldn., & my sons are to be bound out at age 14.
    Witn: Corn[eliu]s Howard, Sanders Baldwin, Geo. Newman.
    10 Sept. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 764
23 [April 1759]
CURRY, DANIEL, of the City of Philadelphia, mercht.
    Extrs: [bro.?] James Curry, sister Martha Curry, & Thomas Fitzsimmons, the elder, mercht., & to bro. James & sister Martha, each L 500.
    To my bro. Albert Curry, L 100, to his wife & chldn., Patrick & Mary, L 300.
    To sister Mary Heanie, who has a plentiful fortune & no chldn., L 20.
    To sd. Thomas Fitzsimmons, Mr. Robert Harding, Mr. Shnyder & the Revd. Farmer together, Mr. Samuel Carson, & Wm. Plumsread, Esq., L 10 for mourning.
    To Charles Osborne, druggist, & Walter Davis, for the high regard my father had for him, each L 5.
    Win: Garret Meade.
    Philadelphia, 30 April 1759, Garret Meade swore that on the 23d day of this instant he saw testator sign his will in the office of John Reily, scrivener, who swore
he madea fair copy of rhedraught in sd. Daniel Curry's hand.

Liber 30, folio 766
7 Sept. 1754
[CARR, JOHN, Anne Arundel Co.]
    To son Thomas 1/2 my e. & to my wife, Rebecca & Mary Johnston (with whom sd. son is to stay) equ. div., the other 1/2.
    I desire my master, Squire Carroll, have an eye on sd. son & see he is not wronged.
    Witn: Eliza. Brooke, John Dorsey, son of Edward, James McDownell.
    7 Oct. 1759, sworn to by Elizabeth Carroll, late Brooke.

Liber 30, folio 766
24 April 1750
CHENEY, RICHARD, Sr., Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To my son Richard, land at the NW corner of Cheney Third Beginning.
    To 2 sons Edward & John, the rest of sd. land.
    To 2 sons Joseph & James, the tract Richd. & Thos.
    To son Richd. & dau. Sarah, each L 5 less than their share of my p. e.
    To daus. Mary & Rachel, each 1 sh.
    To grddau. Mary Ballesin, a cow & calf.
    Edward, Jewmin, Jane, John, Catharine, Joseph, & James are to have their full share.
    Witn: Francis Davis, John Worthington, Jr., Ann Davis.
    28 May 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 767
3 Jan. 1758
BOONE, ROBERT. Anne Arundel Co., Gent.
    To wife, Elizabeth Boone, the bed we lie on & these negroes: man Paul & women Judith, Phillis, & Hannah.
    To son & extr., Humphrey Boone, Be[ar?]le's Town Land 100a, 50a originally Swan Cove, 150a originally Broad Crk. but now Swan Cove 183a, & my great new gun.
    To son Thomas Boone, 256a of Edward & Wills Valleys & Hills, part of The Enlargement, in Baltimore Co., I purchased of George Brown & again of Edwd.
Steavenson, & negro girls Rachel & Murrear.
    To son Richard Boone, Young Richard, 225a in Baltimore Co. & a gun called Harrison.
    To grdson John Boone, Browns Adventure 160a & 50a of Rattlesnake Neck adj.
    To grdson Robert Boone, s. o. John Boone, Rockholds Range 200a & 100a of Rattlesnake Neck adj.
    To grdson Nicholas Boone, s. o. Humphrey Boone, negro boy Charles & my small Dutch gun.
    To my 2 sons Humphrey & Richard Boone, equ. div. , the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: John Merrikan, Joshua Merrikan, George Page, Samuel Moss, Nicholas Lewis.
    24 March 1759, sworn to by all 5 witn.

Liber 30, folio 769
23 June 1759
MERRIKEN, JOSHUA, Anne Arundel Co., Gent.
    To wife & extrx., Margaret Merrikan, my riding horse Prince.
    To dau. Mary Merriken, negro girl Judith,  my dw. plntn.(part of Scotland), Fox Point, & the residue of my p. e., at age 18 or mar., but if she d. s. p., Frances
Hammond, d. o. William Hammond, shall have L 50 & Lemuel Hammond, s. o. sd. William, L 20, & the residue be equ. div. betw. sd. wife & Joseph Merriken,
s. o. my bro. John Merriken.
    Witn: Humphrey Boone, Joshua Marriott, Lewis Stinchcomb, Elizabeth Homewood.
    16 Aug. 1759, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 770
19 Nov. 1758
ANDERSON, JOHN, Annapolis, [Anne Arundel Co.], cabinet-maker.
    To son John Anderson & dau. Elizabeth, at age 21, the plntn. I dw. on, the E 1/2 to son John & the W 1/2 to dau. Elizth., & if both d. s. p., to my wife & extrx.,
Mary Anderson.
    To sd. wife, my p. e., except a bed to each of my sd. chldn.
    Witn: Pat Creagh, John Wilmot, Thomas Wilson, Nat[han] Hammond, Jr.
    30 April 1759, sworn to by all 4 witn.

Liber 30, folio 770
28 April 1759
BESTON, NICHOLAS, Anne Arundel Co., planter.
    To grdson William Bond, Fortun, the 150a I live on.
    To the rest of my grdchldn., equ. div., 1/2 my p. e., when they are 21.
    To dau. Ann Bond, a cow & calf & 10 sh. sterl.
    To son-in-law & extr., Jonathan Meglocklin, Jacksons Chance 150a & Nicholas & John, on Long Bridge Run, & the other 1/2 my p. e.
    Witn: Natha[niel] Rumney, George Mardin, John Walker.
    6 Dec. 1759, affirmed by Mardin (Dutch Baptist or Dunker) & sworn to by Rumney & Walker.

Liber 30, folio 771
22 Oct. 1759
PORTER, RICHARD, Chester Town, Kent Co.
    To wife, Sarah Porter, all my e. r. & p. toward the support of herself & my chldn [not named]
    Witn: Jno. Williamson, James Porter, S[ephen] Bordley, Jr.
    5 Dec. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 772
29 Jan. 1750/51
SMITH, JOHN, Calvert Co.
    To be bur. in the Parish Church by the side of my father.
    To son John Hamilton Smith, all my lots in Lower Marlborough & the land I live on, if he make over to his bro.William Hamilton Smith all the land where his grd-
father Dr. John Hamilton dwelt, but if not, the land I live on to son Wm. Hamilton Smith, but if it be taken by Walter Smith's heirs, my lands in Baltimre in lieu.
    To son Philemon Smith, the 73a where my father dwelt, 20a of Grantham Hall, 29a of Halls Craft, & Soldiers Fortune 200a.
    To son Alexander Smith, my 250a of Batcheldours Quarter.
    To son Gavin Smith, 200a of Grantham.
    Whichever son, John or William, possesses the land I live on is to pay son Richard Hamilton Smith L 100 sterl. when he is 21.
    Extrx: wife, Mary Smith, who is to keep all my sons' fortunes till they are 18.
    Witn: Eliza. Smith, James Poore, Thomas Wells.
    15 Oct 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 773
17 Dec. 1758
COSTER, RICHARD, Kent Co., shoemaker.
    To son Thomas, the dw. house & 2 lots where I live after the d. of my wife, Ann.
    To dau. Mary, the lot where my tan yard is .
    If my sd. 2 chldn. d. s. p., my dw. house & lots to Archibald Wright, s. o. sd. wife, & the tan yard & lot to David Hutcheson, s. o. sd. wife.
    Extr: sd. wife, Ann.
    Witn: Collin Ferguson, William Taylor, Peter Browne.
    22 Aug. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 774
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BOURK, THOMAS, Kent Co.
    My e. is to be div. into 3 parts: to bro. William Bourk, 1/3, he paying for the goods he got in Phila.; to sister Ann Bourk, 1/3; to bro. Walter Bourk & nephew
Edmund Bourk, equ. div., 1/3.
    To wife, Hanna Bourk, my riding chair & her choice draught horse.
    To stepdau. Mary Freeman, negro Alley about 2 yrs, old, & to stepson William Freeman, gray mare Silver Heels.
    To cousin Mary Baird, d. o. Alexander Baird of Kent Co., gray mare Tib.
    Extrs: my sd. wife & sd. Alexander Baird.
    Witn: Jacob Freeman, Jamima Freeman, Peter Bowan.
    11 Nov. 1759, sworn to by Jacob Freeman &Peter Bowan.

Liber 30, folio 775
23 Sept. 1759
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM, Frederick Co., Gent.
    To the heirs of daus. Ahukamah Chapline, Sarah Price, & Jane Chambers, equ. div., all my e. r. & p., in both America & Europe, except negro boy Cato, who
is to be free, & orphan girl Mary Moore, whom I give to sd. dau. Jane & her husb. during her servitude
    Extrs: sons-in-law Joseph Chapline & Benjamin Chambers & grdson William Price.
    Witn: Richard Richdson, Joseph Price, Robert Wood.
    5 Oct. 1759, sworn to by Price & Wood & affirmed by Richardson (Quaker)

Liber 30, folio 775
6 Sept. 1759
[HARROT, PETER, Charles Co.]
    To grdson Peter Harrt. Roby, s. o. John Nally Roby, the plntn. & land where I live, & if he d. s. p., to his bro. Thomas Roby; also to Peter, my clothes & gun.
    To 2 daus., Sarah Brooks & Eliza. Roby, equ. div., the rest of my e. r. & p.
    The lot in Portobacco is to be sold.
    Extrs: sons-in-law John Brooks & John Nallly Roby.
    Witn: Charles Courts, James Kueh, Jr., Joseph Courts.
    12 Dec. 1759, sworn to by James Kent, Jr. & Charles & Joseph Courts.

Liber 30, folio 776
4 Sept. 1755
WHITE, JOHN, Frederick Co.
    To wife, Martha, her choice of my beds & all my clothes.
    To sons Peter & Leonard White, my good sleeve buttons betw. them.
    To son James White, my silver neck buckle.
    To dau. Sarah Stull, her mother's silver bodkin.
    To dau. Catharine White, her mother's gold ring; her sister Abigail Debutts had the other.
    To dau. Ruth, her mother's silver clasp.
    To sons Peter, Leonard, & James White, all my clothes.
    To eldest son, John White, 5 sh.
    My land in Frederick Co., Virginia, & my e. in Frederick Co., Maryland, by mar. or as extrx. by my wife be sold & after my funl. charges & legacies due from the e. of John & Daniel Stull are paid, sd. wife is to have her 1/3 & the other 2/3 equ. div., to my chldn: John, Peter, Leonard, James, Abigail, Sarah, Catharine, &
Ruth White.
    Extrs: sd. wife & sons Peter & Leonard White.
    Witn: Thomas Scarlett, John Mark, [John Rutter ? in German].
    24 Oct. 1759, sworn to by John Rutter & Thomas Scarlett.

Liber 30, folio 777
24 Oct. 1759
HICKMAN, SARAH, Frederick Co.
    The bill of sale made by my son Ezekiel Hickman to defraud the rest of my chldn. I declare void.
    To son Ezekiel Hickman, 4 sheep & 10 hogs.
    To son Joshua Hickman, negro woman Mariah, negro boys George & Samson, & livestock & farm implements.
    To dau. Elizabeth Davis, 4 of my best milk cows, mare Peg, other livestock, my second best bed, & other hhold furn.
    To youngest dau. Rebecca Hickman, negro boy Jim, my best bed, other hhold furn., & livestock.
    Extrs: son Joshua Hickman & dau. Elizabeth Davis.
    Witn: Ezek Goslin, James Layton, Benjamin Harris.
    12 Nov. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Elizabeth Davis gave up her right to admin.

Liber 30, folio 778
--- Nov. 1759
JORDAN, JUSTN., St. Mary's Co.
    The land I bought of Richard Raper is to be sold, & my p. e. div. betw. my wife, Elizabeth Jordan, & my chldn: Justn., Mary, John, & James Jordan.
    Extr: Mr. James Mills
    Witn: Thos. Allistan, Lydia Reeves, Ann Spratt.
    11 Dec. 1759, sworn to by Allston & Spratt.

Liber 30, folio 778
29 Oct. 1759
HERBERT, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co.
    To Priscilla, Mary, Michl., & Francis Herbert, my sisters & bros.equ. div., my bro. Michael to be grdn. of bro. Francis & have the part of his mother's e. left him
by her will.
    Extrx: sister Priscilla & Mary Herbert.
    Witn: R[ichd.] Barnhouse, John Tennison.
    7 Dec. 1759, sworn to by Barnhouse.

Liber 30, folio 779
4 May 1758
NATHLL. HICKMAN, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To wife & extrx., Mary Hickman, for life, my whole e., & on her d., to be equ. div. among all my chldn.
    My 2 youngest sons, Nath. & Henry Hickman, are to be of age at 18, & my youngest dau., Rebecca Hickman, is to be of age at 14.
    Edward Dement is to  have the bringing up of my chldn.
    Witn: Wm. Fish, Robert Hutchings.
    22 Nov. 1759, sworn to by both witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 780
14 Sept. 1759
GREAVES, THOMAS, St. Mary's Co., planter.
    To Ucill Tipit, the land Hamsted took out of Tomas Stangegs tract except that [I sold to ?] Capt. Iraland, & my wife may make Tipit a deed for the land I have on the E side the Bryery Br. from where Rapters line crosses it to Shanks first tree of Saint Oswells & from that to a Spanish Oke, the first [tree?] of Hamsted.
    To grdson John Jane, the plntn. his mother lives on at her d., & he is to poss. 1/2 of it in the year 50 in March where it is to begin Sumvell where it crosses Ed-
enber main br.. . . by Sheppey Road southward to the Chapel Road to Evenses red oke, & if he d. s. p., to his bro. Thomas Anderson.
    To son John Baptis Greaves, the rest of Graves Chance beg. were John Jean began & running W with Somerl line to Jos. Graves' land & to the 3d line of Young
Mans Venter . . .
    To my 3 sons - John Bapt., Josway, & James Graves - 300a adj. a tract taken up by Thomas Tunner where Wm. Goodwin lives called St. Larone.
    To my wife, Ann Greaves, 2 parcels to sell: part of Ba[pt ?] Hope betw. the land I gave my son John Bapt & Shanks . . . near 100a; & part of Nucasel 54a . . .
also 43 1/2a of Fardins Fortin or the Addition to Fortin at the head of the bay & part of the North Addition to Hardships . . . to a path where Calis Horrit lived . . .
to a place where my father had his cossins . . .
    To dau. Mary, a bed, pr. of  blankets, a dish, & 6 plates.
    To dau. Elizabeth, L 5 & a heifer.
    My e. in England is to be equ. div. betw. my 13 chldn: Hennareta, John Baptis, Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth, Joshua, Mary Ann, James, Ann, Sarah, Susanna, Cloe,
& Jeremiah Death Graves.
    Extrx: wife, Ann Graves.
    Witn: Thomas Taylor, Peter Payne, Jr., Peter Payne, Sr., Philip Tippitt.
    6 Nov. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow elected her 1/3.

Liber 30, folio 781
28 Dec. 1758
OWENS, PASHENT, Worcester Co, widow.
    To my dau. & extr, Bety Owens, mare Fancy, a side saddle, red cloak, & a 3-gal. pot.
    To 2d dau., Nancy Owens, a 3-yr.-old heifer.
    To Sally, a 3-yr.-old heifer & a bed.
    To son John Owens, a desk & a great chest.
    To son William Owens, horse Dalphin & a 3-yr.-old heifer.
    To my 5 abovesd. youngest chldn. equ. div. negro Ben, only my extr. Bety Owens to have 2 shares.
    Witn: John Laws, John Pollock.
    28 Dec. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 782
8 July 1759
WARNER, WILLIAM, Talbot Co.
    To dau. & extr., Margaret Warner, all my land, part of Nobels Chance, after my son Philemon has lived on 1/2 the land rent free 3 yrs.
    To my 6 chldn. - Margaret, Nancy, Philemon, Robert, & Lambard Warner & Elizabeth Baittey -all my p. e. equ. div.
    Witn: Wm. Besswicke, Patrick McGloughlin, Joshua Heuitt.
    8 Jan. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 783
25 Sept. 1759
SMALL, JOHN, Talbot Co.
    To my wife, Sarah, my riding mare, & if the law allows her only 1/3 my e., L 5.
    To my sister Sarah, 5 sh.
    To dau. Mary Crump, L 5.
    To my [son?] Greenberry Falkner, 40 sh. for schooling.
    To son Isaac, the residue, but if he fail to return in 7 yrs., to sd. dau. Mary.
    Extrs: Henry Hennix & sd. wife.
    Witn: Christ[ophe]r Manlove, David Pritchard, Barber Oldfield.
    31 Dec. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 784
6 Feb. 1759
WOOD, BENJAMIN, Calvert Co.
    To son & extr., Edward Wood, all my lands, but my dau. Martha, wid. of William Conner decd., is to have the use of a new house & part of the land for life.
    To Mary Ambler, my house keeper, the bed she lies on.
    To my 4 daus. [not named], my grdson John Wood, s. o. my son John Wood dec'd, & son Edward Wood, the residue.
    Witn: Ellis Slator, Leonard Wood, Isaac Ambler.
    19 Jan. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 784
28 April 1759
HILL, BENJAMIN, Queen Ann's Parish, Prince George's Co.
    To my wife, her 1/3 my p. e.
    To son Benjamin Hall, my part of Parrots Manor (my dw. plntn.), negroes Toney, Cate, & Jerey, horse Red Bird, a horse colt & a mare, 4 cows & calves I
bought of Charles Carrol, & other livestock.
    To son William Hall, my part of Pleasant Grove & L 40 sterl. when he is 21.
    To son Edward Hall, L 100 sterl when he is 21.
    To youngest son, Henry Hall, L 130 sterl. when he is 21.
    To daus. Sarah Hall, Sophia Hall, & Martha Hall, L 100 at age 16 or mar.
    Extrs: wife, Sophia Hall, & son Benjamin Hall.
    Witn: John Wells, Abraham Woodward, Henry Hall.
    29 Jan. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 786
24 Dec. 1759
ELLIOTT, MARY. Kent Island, Queen Anns Co.
    To dau. Elizabeth Hutchings, negro woman Dinah till my grdson William Hutchings is 18, when he is to have sd. Dinah.
    To dau. Sarah Derochburn, the child sd. Dinah is big with, & the husb. of sd. dau Elizabeth isnto keep sd. child til it is a yr. old.
    To son John Elliott, 1 sh. sterl.
    To grdson Williot [sic] Elliot Griffeth, negro girl Sue.
    The residue, equ. div.,  to my 4 chldn.: William Baxter, Sarah Derochburn, Ruth Griffith, & Sarah Derochburn.
    Extr: William Baxter.
    Witn: Thos. Derochbrune, A[lexander] Watters.
    24 Jan. 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 787
24 Dec. 1759
DAWSON, WILLIAM, Queen Anns  Co., planter.
    To son William Dawson, my part of Huntington & 78a of The Neglect.
    To son John Dawson, Shingleys Fortune.
    To son Thomas Dawson, the 200a where Wm. Ostin dw., 100a from Batchellors Range & the other 100a from Batchellors Range Addition.
    To son James Dawson, Grud Neck, 150a of Batchellors Range on the NE side Galloway Br. where Joseph Duling lives.
    To son Parry Dawson, 150a on the SW side Galloway Br., parts of Galloway, Batchellors Range, & Batchellors Range Addition.
    To my wife, for life, the plntn. where I dw., & then to my son Robert Dawson; also to son Robert, negro boy Simon.
    To dau. Mary Thomas, negro boy Matt.
    To dau. Rebecca Dawson, negro girl Mary.
    Extrs: wife, Sarah Dawson, & son Wm. Dawson.
    Witn: Thos. Clayland, Edmund Thomas, Jr., Arthur Emory, Sarah Young.
    1 Feb. 1760, sworn to by all 4 witn. in the presence of Wm. Dawson, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 788
1 Nov. 1759
RODGERS, NATHANIEL, Worcester Co.
    To son Daniel Rodgers, my dw. plntn., 200a in 2 tracts bought of Joshua Mitchel, a looking glass, a dozen pewter plates, & a large oval table twisted in the legs.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Rodgers, negro wench Pet & a mare bridle & saddle.
    To dau. Sarah, negro girl Esther.
    My negro boy Doves is to be sold to pay debts.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my wife & my son Daniel & my dau. Sarah.
    Witn: Elisha Johnson, P[ete]r Tayler, Littleton Reed.
    25 Jan. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will, reserving to herself the right of dower in the lands

Liber 30, folio 788
8 Dec. 1759
JONES, GILES, Worcester Co.
    To eldest son, John Jones, the plntn. where I live, & my wife, Ann Jones is to have it till he is 21.
    To sd. wife, large horse Rone, a bed, & other livestock.
    To son Giles Jones, 50a of Pepers Vexation, some other land adj., a cow & yearling, & my coopers tools.
    To dau. Ruth Jones, a bed.
    To son Elisha Jones, L 10.
    The residue of my p. e., equ. div., to  sd. wife & my 5 chldn: John, Ruth, Giles, Elisha, & Mary.
    Extrs: wife, Ann Jones, & cousin John Jones.
    Witn: William Aydelott, Thomas Brittingham, Charles Davis.
    4 Jan. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 789
2 Feb. 1758
HOLLAND, NEHEMIAH, Worcester Co., farmer.
    I acknowledge a deed made to my chldn. 26 April 1746
    To my eldest dau., Sarah Tarr, my 2d dau., Tabitha Price,  my 2d son Thomas Holland, my 4th dau., Betty Moore, a pewter plate apiece.
    To my eldest son, Nehemiah Holland, my silver cup.
    To my 3d dau., Bridget Johnson, a mare.
    To my 3d son, William Holland, my shooting gun.
    To my son William, a bed.
    To my 4th son , Benjamin Holland, my gun called Hayns & my clothes.
    To my wife, Ann Holland, & her son Benjamin Holland, my extrs., the residue equ. div.
    My friends William Aydelott, John Selby, & Ephraim Waggaman are to se that my will is effected.
    Witn: Wiiiiam Aydelott, Hugh Mills.
    4 Jan 1760, sworn to by both witn., & the widow stood to the will, [but see election of Sarah Dawson, widow, Liber 30, folio 813.]

Liber 30, folio 790
3 Nov. 1756
ROBERSON, WILLIAM, Worcester Co.
    To son William Robinson, 1/2 my dw. plntn. with the house & a hand mill.
    To son George Robinson, the other 1/2, the div. line to begin on the side next the river & include the small plntn. where Simon Collect lives.
    To sd. sons William & George, who if my wife d. or mar. are to be free at age 18.
    Extrx: wife, Sarah Robinson.
    Witn: A[dam] Spence, Joshua Hall, Betty Spence.
    30 Nov. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 791
21 April 1759
BOZMAN, BRIDGET, Somerset Co.
    To my niece Eleanor Bluit, the wages from my negro man Bussar, & then he is to go to my nephew Philip Coventon.
    To niece Rebecca Coventon, 1/2 doz. silver spoons.
    The residue is to be div. betw. my sister Eleanor Coventon & my niece & extrx., Eleanor Bluit.
    Witn: Henry Lowes, Ann Sturad.
    22 Nov. 1759, sworn to by Henry Lowes.

Liber 30, folio 792
12 Nov. 1750
FARRINGTON, ROBERT, Somerset Co.
    To wife & extr. [not named], for life, negro girl Sibe, 25a in Matthew Dorman's pasture, & my movables, & on her d., 1/2 my movables to Rachel Carmichels
2 sons, William & John, & the other 1/2 as my wife sees fit.
    Witn: Roger Train, Joshua Whittington, Nely Dodral.
    10 Jan. 1760, sworn to by Joshua Whittington & Nelly Dowdall.

Liber 30, folio 792
--- ----- 1757
DASHIELL, BENJAMIN, Somerset Co., mariner, disordered with small pox.
    To cousin John Bunkel, L 50 at age 21 to be paid by my bro. & extr., Joseph Dashiell, who is to keep the money if sd. John d. before age 21.
    Witn: Charles Ballard, Eleanor Stevens, Martha Bluett.
    Sworn to 4 Sept. 1759 by Eleanor Stevens & Martha Bluett (alias Dashiell) & 11 [Sept. 1759] by Charles Ballard.

Liber 30, folio 793
30 Aug. 1743
PARKS, ARTHUR, Sr., Somerset Co., planter.
    To my youngest son, Job Parks, Hogneck 75a, on Smith Island, Somerset Co., part of  150a tract on Dogwoodridge Crk.
    Witn: John Evans, John Evans, Jr., Thomas Tyler, Solomon Evans, Thomas Evans.
    8 Feb. 1760, sworn to by Tyler & John Evans, Jr..

Liber 30, folio 794
12 Feb. 1752
DOUGHERTY, JOHN, Somerset Co.
    To wife, Rachel Dougherty, for widhood, the lands & houses where I live.
    To son Obed Dougherty, my land beg. near water hole & running ESE to John Ward's land, incl. 2 patents, Little Ask & Meadow, next where Henry Lord lived.
    To son James Dougherty, the rest of the 2 sd. patents & Little Paster, marshland; to my 2 youngest sons, Obed & James, each L 2.
    To dau. Sarah  Dougherty, a cow & 2 heifers, free privilege in the marsh for 6 cattle & room in the house for same while unmar.
    To dau. Jemimah Dougherty, 2 head of sheep & 5 shil.
    To son Nathaniel Dougherty, a gray horse Prince & a gun.
    To dau. Rachel, a cow called Heart & her heifer, a 4-yr.-old steer, & 2 head of sheep.
    To son Stephen Dougherty, 2 head of sheep & 20 sh.
    To son Peter Dougherty, a young horse & a 3-yr.-old heifer.
    To son John Dougherty, a 3-yr.-old heifer & 3 sheep.
    To son Isaac Dougherty, a young horse, a young cow, & all my clothes.
    To dau. Mathea, L 6 & a ewe & lamb.
    To dau. Grace, L 6 & a ewe & lamb.
    To son Ezekell Dougherty, L 5, the first colt the gray mare brings, & a ewe & lamb.
    To my 2 sons & extrs., Peter & Isaac, grdnship of Obed & James, respectively.
    To my wife, Rachel, 1/3 my e., to be div.equ. among my chldn. on her d.
    Witn: William Riggen, John Riggen, Rachel Riggen.
    5 Jan. 1760, sworn to by William & Rachel Riggen, the only surviving witn.

Liber 30, folio 795
11 Jan. 1760
GIBSON, PETER, Calvert Co., planter.
    To son John Gibson, my whole e., & if he d. underage, 2 parts to my bro. & extr., John Gibson, & 1 to my sister Ann.
    Witn: Samll. Austin, Richd. Gibson.
    16 Jan 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 996
25 Jan. 1755
WEST, GEORGE, [Worcester Co.]
    To my son George West, the land he lives on.
    To son Levi West, my right of Longacre, Good Success, S of Wolf Pitt [Hill], & all the land near, in Thomas West's pasture.
    To son Elias West, the plntn. I live on, a hand mill, a small gun, & a yearling horse, & if he d. s. p., to my son Eliga.
    To dau. Mary Godsun [Godwin?], a yr.-old heifer.
    To dau. Jemimah West, a new looking glass.
    To dau. Comfort West, a warming pan.
    To dau. Joyce, my old looking glass & a hackel.
    To sons Amos, Eliga, & Eli West, each a horse or mare.
    To wife, Bety, my riding horse.
    The residue is to be equ. div. among my 6 chldn -  Jemima, Comfort, Amos, Eliga, Joyce, & Eli - & my sons are to be of age at 18.
    Extr: my wife, Betty, & Elias.
    Witn: Michael Godwin, Leonard Johnson, Ruth Johnson.
    5 March 1760, sworn to by Michael Godwin & Leonard Johnson

Liber 30, folio 797
7 March 1760
HOUGH, NATHANIEL, Worcester Co., Gent.
    To Hannah Stewart, L 10 to be laid out in a piece of plate.
    To Sarah Hough, L 10.
    To Hachsah Lawrence, L 5.
    To my mother [not named], 30 sh. a yr. for life for a seat in the meeting house at Snow Hill.
    To my dau. Hannah Elizabeth Hough, the residue, & if she d. s. p.,  equ. div. betw. Sarah Hough & Hannah Stewart, & for want of heirs, to Elizth. Crosland, Jr.,
now living in Yorkshire.
    Extr: my father Edmond Hough.
    Witn: John Irving, James Martin, Benja. Burridge.
    To dau. Hannah Elizabeth Hough, negro girl Bridgett.
    18 March 1760, sworn to by Irving & Martin, Burridge being in Somerset Co.

Liber 30, folio 797
20 Feb. 1752
TURNER, SAMUEL, Worcester Co.
    To sons William Turner, Samuel Turner, John Turner, Henry Turner, Nicholas Turner, Joshua Turner, Joseph Turner, Roalin Turner & my daus. Esther Butler,
Sarah Davis, Mary Davis, Judath Smith, & Abbagill Parker, 1 sh. sterl apiece.
    To dau. Turner Smith, Turners Beginning 68a & all the residue, provided she & her husb., Archibald Smith, maintain my wife, Sarah Turner, for widhood.
    Extr: son-in-law, Archibald Smith.
    Witn: Benja. Handy, George Smith, Lewis Dishoroon.
    5 March 1760, sworn to by Handy & Disharoon.

Liber 30, folio 798
9 Dec. 1759
ROSE, JEREMIAH, Cecil Co.
    To Sarah Price, my goddau., when at age, L 8.
    My apprentice, Isaac Hold, is to be paid for 6-mo. schooling.
    To my sister Augustiney, the residue of my e.
    Extrs: John Price of Bohemia Manor & my sister Augustiney Rose.
    Witn: J[ohn] Harper, Ann Price.
    25 Feb. 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 799
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McCAY, JOHN, Cecil Co., laborer.
    To Richard Taylor, s. o. James Taylor, my bay mare, bridle, & saddle when he is of age.
    To William Taylor, my extr., the residue.
    Witn: Robert Ford, Ann Jagger, John Harper.
    25 Feb. 1760, sworn to by Ford & Harper.

Liber 30, folio 799
13 July 1759
TREE, JANE, Cecil Co., spinster.
    To Ann & Mary Wahnsley, d. o. Robert Wahnsley, each a cow & calf, a ewe lamb, a pewter dish, & 3 pewter plates.
    To Ann Winn, a red & white heifer, & to Sarah Othoson, a large iron pot.
    To Sarah Price, wife of Ephraim Price, an iron potrack & a petticoat, & to Rebecca Price, d. o. sd. Sarah & Ephraim, a cow & calf.
    To Rebecca Severson, widow, a cow & calf & my cloth cloak.
    To Nicholas & James Price, s. o. Nicholas Price, each a ewe lamb, & to Elizabeth, d. o. sd. Nicholas, a cow & calf.
    To William, s. o. Robert Wahnsley, my roan horse Jolly.
    To Elizabeth, wife to sd. Robert Wahnsley, the bed I lie on & the residue of my e.
    Extr: friend Robert Wahnsley.
    Witn: Samuel Pennington, Edward Pennington.
    10 Feb. 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 800
4 July 1759
WARD, PEREGRINE, Cecil Co.
    To son John Ward, the L 497 willed him by my decd. father, Col. John Ward, my dw. plntn. & adj. lands: Wards Knowledge, Wards Addition & part of Pains Lott 100a, & part of Collection.
     To my wife, Mary Ward, 1/3 the residue of my p. e.
     To son Peregrine Ward, the pt.of Collection outside my dw. plntn., the part of Greefield that remains unconveyed to my nephew James Chettam Ward, & if I
 purchase it from Nathaniel Sapington, who lives on it, Daileys Desire 100a.
    If both my sons, John & Peregrine, d. s. p., sd. part of Greenfield to my dau. Ann Chew Lloyd, wife of Mr. Thomas Lloyd, & if she d. s. p., to my dau. Mary
Ward.
    For want of heirs, my lands are to fall to my bro. Henry Ward & to my cousin John Ward, s. o. my bro. John Ward.
    To son John Ward, my riding horse, saddle, & bridle, & my gun or fowling piece.
    To my son Peregrine Ward, my riding horse Rainbow & his bridle & saddle.
    To dau. Ann  Chew Lloyd, the negroes she has: Lymus, Becke, & Lib.
    The residue is to be div. betw. my son Peregrine Ward & my dau. Mary Ward.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Ward, & bro-in-law Mr. Elihu Hall.
    Witn: Thomas Hynson, Nathll. Buchanan, Wm. Pearce.
    1 Oct. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn. in presence of John Ward, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 802
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WILLKINS, JOHN, Kent Co., miller.
    To wife, Martha Wilkins, 95a of Kinnedes, for life, & all my p. e., & on her d., sd. land to son John Wilkens, who lives in Fishbourn Parish, Sussex Co., [Delaware], but if he not come, to my youngest son, Thomas Wilkins & if my chldn. not come, my friend Jonathan Beer is to care for sd. land.
    Extrx: my well-beloved [wife?].
    Witn: John Morris, Henry More, William Burchinall.
    30 Jan. 1760, sworn to by Moore & Burchinall.

Liber 30, folio 803
23 Nov. 1759
DAWS, MARGARET, Chester Town, Kent Co.
    To friend & extr., Alexander McIntosh, for life, all my e. r. & p. except my young bay mare & her colt, now in possn. of Mark Roach, to Margarett McIntosh.
    To sd. Margarett, on the d. of sd. Alexander, the residue.
    Win: William Cargile, Elizabeth Husbands.
    18 Dec. 1759, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 804
7 Aug. 1759
MULLIN, DANIEL, Kent Co., planter.
    To Hannah Spence, grdchild to my wife, SarahMullin, on sd. Sarah's d., 18 1/2a of The Agreement.
    To sd. wife, the residue of my p. e., & she & Philip Darnott are to be my extrs.
    Witn: John Beazly, Edward Macan, John Morris.
    10 Dec. 1759, sworn to by Morris & Beazly.

Liber 30, folio 804
28 Feb. 1760
ROLPH, JOHN, s.o. Glanvill Rolph of Kent Co. late decd., Kent Co.
    To my mother, Margrett Copper, & my 2 bros. & sister John Shield, George Hanson, & Anne Hance Hanson, equ. div., all due me from the p. e. of my sd.father.
    Extr: my bro. John Shield.
    Witn: Gustavus Hanson, John Waltham, John Page.
    31 March 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 805
22 Jan. 1760
SMITH, JOHN, Kent Co.
    To my wife & extrx., Daines Smith, for widhood, my dw. plntn. & my riding horse &chair.
    To my 3 youngest chldn. [not named], L 100 in my wife's care.
    To son James, L 5, son John, L 15, & son Thomas, L 25.
    To dau. Hannah, L 25.
    Witn: Jacob Hull, Hannah Hull, Jane Hudson.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.
    1 April 1760, the widow wrote that, if she could not have both the devise of land & her dower, she chose her 1/3 of both r. & p. e.

Liber 30, folio 806
28 Feb. 1760
BUTCHER, JOSEPH, Kent Co., farmer.
    To dau. Mary Butcher, my 150a of Pardnershp Point, on Chester R.
    To my son James Butcher, the remaining 50a & the house where I dw.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my wife & extrx. [not named] & my 2 chldn. Mary & James.
    Witn: Wm. Beck, Benja. Mackrill, Isaac Wilson.
    1 March 1760, sworn to by Mackrill & Wilson.

Liber 30, folio 807
18 Nov. 1759
HICKES, JOHN, Kent Co., farmer.
    To my wife, Sarah, for life, mulatto girl Hannah Bryan, & if she d. before sd. Hannah is 16, Hannah is to be under the care of my extr. & be freed at age 16.
    Extr: my friend John Crew, who is to dispose of my land Hickes Addition.
    Witn: Benjamin Kelley, Willm. Redding, Thos. Chandler.
    29 Dec. 1759, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 808
6 Nov. 1755
DAVIS, ELIZABETH, Kent Co.
    To son Philip Davis, a wolshire rug.
    To dau. Darcus Smith, a brass kettle & a chopping knife.
    To grddau. Mary Ringgold, d. o. my son Charles Ringgold, negro girl Hannah.
    To grddau. Ann Smith, negro woman Elizabeth & negro girl Daphney.
    To son Charles Ringgold, 100a of Stanaway & the rest of my e.
    Witn: Wm. Smith, Edward Gibbs, Thomas Hatchason.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by Smith & Gibbs, Hatcheson being d.

Liber 30, folio 808
2 Feb. 1760
SMITH, JAMES, Kent Co.
    To grddau. Mary Sterling, my plntn. purchased from Simon Wilmore, who sold to Bejamin Blackleadge, who sold to Thomas Jow, who sold to me & some adj. land purchased of Simon Wilmore, s. o. the sd. Simon.
    To son James Smith, Smith's Part of Worth's Folly, at Morgans Crk. & about 60a more I purchased of Nehemiah Powell, about 240a in all.
    To son William Smith, my land near the Thomases, part of The Grove, or Little Grove, sold by Cornelius Comegys, Jr., to one Herbert, by him to Rice Jones &
by him to me, & Groves Addition about 160a, the whole being about 260a, my 1/2 of the brick house sd. son lives in, 1/2 the bake house with the 1/2 lot [made
over to my by John Eccleston & his wife, Sarah].
    The brick house I live in is to be sold & its value equ. div. betw. my sd. chldn. & grddau. Mary Sterling.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn: Hannah Nicholson, Sarah Ringgold, son James, Mary Wickes, Ann Murry, son William, grddau. Mary
Sterling, wife of the Revd. Mr. James Sterling, & if the husb. of my dau. Hannah fail to bring the records up to date, someone is to be hired to do so at her expense.
    To son James, my 3 seats in the pew betw. Mr. Thomas Smith's & Mr. William Frisby's.
    To son William, the half pew I have with grddau. Mary Sterling in Chester Church.
    To daus. Sarah Ringgold & Mary Wicks, equ. div., my pew in Chester Town Church.
    To Dr. John Scott & & John McCracon what they are charged with on my books
    To grdson William Nicholson, s. o. Joseph Nicholson, L 25 sterl.
    Extr: son-in-law William Murray.
    Witn: Alex Wi;lliamson, Jr., Elizab. Calder, Thomas Bickersteth.
    Cocicil 5 March 1760. Witn: Rd. Tilghman, Peregrine Tilghman, Geo. Garnett.
    22 March 1760, sworn to by all 6 witn.

Liber 30, folio 811
10 March 1760
THORN, JOHN, Kent Co.
    Extrs: wife, [Elizabeth], & my friend Jacob Hull.
    To Thomas Colins, my 2d wife's son, b. after I mar. her, 1 sh. sterl.
    To wife, Elizabeth Thorn, 1/3 my e., & the residue to be equ. div. betw. my 2 daus., Mary & Rebeccah.
    Witn: Peter Watson, Michael Hudson.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 812
19 Jan. 1760
SMOOT, BARTON, [St. Mary's Co.]
    To my wife & extrx. [not named], for life, all my p. e., & on her d., to be distrib. among my chldn. [not named].
    Witn: Jno. A[ttaway] Clarke, Will Watts, Elith. Guyther.
    7 March 1760, sworn to by Watts & Guyther.

Liber30, folio 812
4 12th mo., Dec., 1759
VANSANT, CHRISTOPHER, Kent Co.
    To aunt Allihew Row, L 5.
    The residue of my e. is to be equ. div. betwe my 2 bros. & 2 sisters [not named].
    Extr: bro-in-law Watson Browning.
    Witn: Jonathan Barratt, Jerisha Barratt.
    15 Dec. 1759, affirmed by both Barratts (Quakers).
 
  Liber 30 Folio 813
29 Feb. 1760
DAWSON, SARAH, widow of William Dawson of Queen Anns Co. decd.
    I accept the devise of land in sd. husband's will & 1/3 his p. e.
    [See will of William Dawson, Liber 30, folio 387.]

Liber 30, folio 813
22 Dec. 1759
SCOTT, SARAH, Kent Co.
    To my 2 daus., Isebell Tucker & Margaret Clayton, equ. div., all my wearing appl.
    To grdson John Pryer, Jr., L 5 for his schooling, & if he d. before it is so used, to be applied to the schooling of my son John Pryer's next child.
    To grdson James Boyer, s. o. Margaret Clayton, L 5.
    To grddau. Sarah Boyer, the bed I lodge on.
    To son & extr., John Boyer, the residue.
    Witn: James Brown. Joseph Whaley, Saml. Davis.
    24 Jan. 1760, sworn to Brown & Whakey.

Liber 30, folio 814
19 March 1760
GREENWELL, CHARLES, Sr.,
    To sons Charles & Thomas Greenwell, equ. div., Farthings Adventure.
    To son & extr., James Greenwell, my dw. plntn. 40a & my 31a of Locust Thicket, the bed he usually lies on,  & my biggest iron pot & pestle.
    To son Ignatius Greenwell, the bed I usually lie on.
    To son Thomas Greenwell, my gun & 2d-biggest pot.
    To grdchldn. Mary & Joseph Davis, 10 shil. apiece.
    To my 3 last sons - Ignatius, Thomas, & Janes Greenwell - the residue equ. div.
    Witn: Robt. Wimsatt, Rodolphe Greenwell, Monica Greenwell.
    24 March 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 815
13 Jan. 1760
BOND, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To wife, Elizabeth, for life, Mosely, the plntn. I dw. on with Attaway's Purchase, & on her d., to my son John Bond.
    To sd. wife these 12 negroes: Sue, Sarah, Harry, Bess, Aaron, Grace, Ben, Nan, Nace, Amy, Lucy, & Old Joe Cooper, part of my p. e. but not my plate, of
which she is to have 1/2 for life, & then, equ. div., among my 4 sons: Gerrard, Samuel, William, & Richard.
    To son John, a slip of land purchased of Wm. Bullock next the plntn. I live on on the crkside, 1/4 of Burlington, & 10,000 lb. tob.
    To son Thomas Bond, the 438a of St. John's purchased by me of Luke Gardner & the sum he owes me.
    To son Gerrard Bond, Maidens Bower, bought by me of Thomas Gardner, & that parcel I paid Absalom Tennison 8000 lb. tob.& 20 sh. for & these 5 slaves:
Dublin, Hopey, Peter, Coursey, & Gilley.
    To son Samuel Bond, the 251a of Hopton Park purchased by me of John Carbery & these 5 slaves: Boatswain, Monaky, Jack, Moses, &Young Joe Cooper.
    To son William Bond, the 150a purchased by me of William Leek & the 100a purchased by me of Mr. Greenfield, both part of Hopton Park, & these slaves:
Cloe, Chanty, Isaac, Binah, & mulatto Charles.
    To sd. sons Samuel & William, Coods Island, purchased by me from Kenelm T. Greenfield for L 45 sterl. & 1 pistole, but not made over.
    To son Richard Bond, Gardner's Purchase, purchased by me of Henry Jernegen, Denbish, purchased by me of Wm. Jones & Elizth. Craig, his mother, & these 5 slaves: Judy, Peggy, Little Antoney, Joe, & Harry, s. o. Lucy.
    If any of my sons now under age d. before they are of age . . . .
    To dau. Susanna Bond, L 150 & these 5 slaves: Dinah, Jacob, Adam, Cupid, & Gerrard.
    To my dau. Elizabeth, L 150 & these 5 slaves: Rachel, Bombora, Charles, Phill, & Tom Leonard.
    To dau. Mary, L 150 & these 5 slaves: Hannah, Antoney, Moll, Nell, & Ben's son Ben; & to the sd. 3 daus., the remaining 1/2 my plate.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 7 chldn: Susanna, Elizabeth, Gerrard, Mary, Saml., William, & Richard.
    Extrs: my bro. Zachariah Bond & my son Thomas Bond.
    Witn: Henry Jernigan, Basil Paterson, Katharine Riggan.
    27 Feb. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.; no election made.

Liber 30, folio 817
14 Feb. 1760
BATEMAN, MICHALL, Queen Anns Co., planter.
    To wife & extrx., Rebeccah Bateman, for life, all my p. e. , & on her d., equ. div. among all my chldn. [not named].
    Witn: [TheRevd.] Richd. Harrison, R[ichar]d Gould, James Hackett.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by Harrison & Hackett.

Liber 30, folio 817
2 March 1760
IGON, LEWIS, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Mary, 1/3 my e.
    To son Daniel Igon, Friends Discovery, my dw. plntn., provided that within 12 mo. of my d. he pay my son Peter Igon, L 5 sterl.
    To my 7 chldn. equ. the residue of my p. e: Margaret, Elizabeth, sd. Peter, William, Mary, Esther, & sd. Daniel.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Mary, & sd. son Daniel.
    Witn: Charles Howard, John Mash, G[eorge] Bramwell.
    Sworn to by Howard & Mash 14 April 1760 & by Bramwell 21 April, 1760.

Liber 30, folio 818
19 Jan. 1760
BULL, HANNAH, Baltimore Co.
    To son John Bull, gray pacing mare fold [foal?].
    To son Jacob, 1 piece of 8.
    To dau. Mary Bull, my best yellow silk gown & gold ring.
    To dau. Hannah Bull, my next best gown & a petticoat.
    To dau. Elizabeth Bull, my callico gown & green quilted petticoat.
    To dau. Rachel Bull, my white gown & next best petticoat.
    To my 4 daus. the rest of my e., but dau. Mary is to have L 6 less than the rest
    Witn: Ignatius Wheeler, John Shiperd, Barbara Phillips.
    5 March 1760, sworn to by Wheeler & Sheppard.

Liber 30, folio 819
19 June 1758
DEACON, WILLIAM, St. Mary's Co.
    To friend Mrs. Mary Johnson, widow, livestock, incl. the 2 horses in use for the chairs, one of the chairs, all hhold furn. except the plate , which I give to my nephew --
    To my nephew Wm. Deacon of Portsmouth, the rest of my e. r. & p. with the plate, reserving to Mrs. Mary Johnson my part of Chancellors Point, & 4 negroes
 - Ben, Priscillar, Jem, & Ignatius - & on her d., sd. negroes & land to sd. nephews & his [sic] heirs, he paying my sister Mary Deacon of Portsmouth for life      L 10 sterl./yr.
    Extr: Ignatius Fenwick.
    Witn: Moses Tabbs Cl[erk?], John Hiss, Ign[atiu]s Fenwick, Jr.
    7 Jan 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.
    A memorandum of what I give to Mrs. Mary Johnson that is not in my will: 2 horses Cutter & a mare Lady, rum, cane spirits, a hogshead of wine, tea, coffee,
chocolate, sugar, & livestock, my clothes to Nancy Fenwick, all the other colts to Mary Fenwick, & a hhd. of rum betw. Ignatius Fenwick & Mrs. Johnson.
    7 Jan. 1760, the memorandum sworn to by Ignatius Fenwick, Jr., who wrote it.

Liber 30, folio 820
19 Nov. 1759
BAXTER, KATHARINE, St. Mary's Co.
    The crop made on the plntn. is to be equ. dv. betw. my son Thomas Baxter & my dau. Pennelephe Baxter.
    To each of Richard Baxter's chldn., Cuthbert & Elenor, a young heifer.
    To son & extr., Thomas Baxter, horse Ranter, other livestock, the bed I lay on, a hillling hoe, & an ax.
    To dau. Pennelephe Baxter, a cow & yearling, a pewter dish, 2 pewter plates, & a chest with a dutch lock.
    To dau. Susanna Cox, 2 cows & yearlings & one 5-yr.-old steer.
    To son George Baxter, horse Duke.
    Witn: Wm Morgan, John Tareton, Jr.
    19 Jan. 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 821
22 Oct. 1759
TINNISON, JOHN, St. Mary's Co.
    To my bro. Absolom Tinnison, all my clothes.
    To my sister Ann Millard, my bro. Joseph Tinnison, & my bro. Joshua Tinnison, each 1 sh. sterl.
    To John Sutton & Thos. Green, each a mare paid by my wife at her discretion according to their behavior to her.
    To my sister Mary Tinnison 500 lb. tob./yr. for life paid by my wife, & on sd. wife's d., to be paid by my nephew John Tinnison.
    To wife & extrx., Susanna, for life, my e. r. & p., & on her d., 1/2 to be equ. div. among my bro. Absolom's chldn.& John Perrey, s. o. Susanna Perrey, & the
other 1/2 to sd. wife.
    Witn: Willm. Morgan, Jeremiah Cole, Ann Cole.
    28 Jan 1760, sworn to by Wm. Morgan & Jer. Cole, & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 822
9 Oct. 1759
MERSSER, WILLIAM, Baltimore Co.
    To my bro. & extr., John Mersser, my whole e.
    Witn: Dixon Brown, Chrisr. Duke.
    4 Dec. 1759, sworn to by Brown & Duke.

Liber 30, folio 823
--- ----- 1759
OSBORNE, BENJAMIN, Baltimore Co., planter.
    To youngest son, John Ozborne, all my land - Robinhood Forrest 50a, Betell Reserve 40a, & Drisdell 55 - but not till after my d. unless my father, Benjamin
Ozborne, is willing.
    Witn: Thos. Brown, Sr., Garrett Brown, Freeborn Browne.
    10 Jan. 1760, sworn to by Thos. & Freeborn Brown.

Liber 30, folio 823
13 Aug. 1759
WILKINSON, ROBERT, Baltimore Co.
    To wife, Rachel Richardson Wilkinson, for life, 2 negro women, Judah & Eday, & on her d., Judah to my dau. Sarah Todd & Eday to son Wm. Wilkinson.
    To dau. Sarah Todd, negro girl Esther.
    To grdson Thomas Todd, negro girl Judah.
    To son William Wilkinson, 2 beds.
    To sd. wife, sd. son Wm., & sd. dau. Sarah, equ. div., the rest of my p. e.
    Witn: N[ichs.] Ruxton Gay, [Dr.] Henry Stevenson, Robuck Lynch.
    6 March 1760, sworn to by Gay & Stevenson.

Liber 30, folio 824
10 Oct. 1759
SCOTT, AQUILA, Baltimore Co.
    To son Daniel Scott, my dw. plntn. with 300a of Bells Camp, Trust 100a, & Addition to Trust 75a.
    To son Aquila Scott, my 264a of Scott's Hopwell & the rest of Bells Camp.
    To son JamesScott, Scotts Range 180a with 60a of reserve land adj.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Scott, for life, my dw. plntn.
    All my negroes [not named] & other p. e. are tobe equ. div. among my sd. wife & 3 sons & 4 daus: Martha, Daniel, Elizabeth, Aquila, Rebeckah, Sarah
[& James?] Scott.
    Witn: Rennis Bull, Jas. Scott, Jac[ob] Bond.
    7 March 1760, sworn to by Scott & affirmed by Bond (Quaker?).

Liber 30, folio 825
13 May 1759
MATHEWS, JAMES, Baltimore Co.
    To James Bissett, heir at law to David Bissett, if the case in Chancery between James Osborn & me is settled favorably, Part of Common Garden & Osbourns
Addition Resurveyed & called Common Garden Corrected.
    To my nephew Roger Mathews, s. o. John Mathews, L 100 sterl. to be put out to interest till he is 21, & if he d. before, equ. dv., to my bros. Levin & Bennett
Mathews.
    The rest of my lands, after James Osbornes 500a - part of Pearsons Park, part of Edwards Lot 14a, & 20a I purchased of Christopher Shepherd - & all my p. e.
are to be sold & the money, equ. div., to the chldn. of my 2 sisters, Anita Hynson, wife of Charles Hynson, & the chldn. of Ann Dallam, wife of Wm. Dallam, (Josias Middlemore Dallam & Elizabeth Dallam) at the ages of 16 & 21.
    If sd. case in Chancery is decreed against me, to my sd. 2 bros., all my lands - Pearsons Park, Bonners Purchase, part of Edwards Lott (as devised me by my fa-
ther, Roger Mathews), part of St. Georges Neighbor I bought of Col. Thomas White, & 20-odd a I purchased of Christopher Shephard.
    To the 4 chldn. of my sister Amelia Hanson [not named], each L 10 at the ages of 16 & 21.
    To the 5 chldn. of my bro. John Mathews - Mary, Hannah, Roger. Aquila, & John Mathews - each L 10 at the ages of 16 & 21.
    To my bro. Leven Mathews, negro man Scipio & negro woman Flora.
    To my bro. Bennett Mathews, negro lad Ned & negro girl Priss.
    Extrs: John Mathews & Leven Mathews.
    Witn: Mary Hewlings, Jno. L. Webster, Amos Garrett.
    5 March 1760, afirmed by Webster (Quaker) & sworn to by Garrett.

Liber 30, folio 827
25 Oct. 1759
SPENCER, JOSEPH, Talbot Co.
    To my wife, Mary Spencer, for widhood all my p. e., & if she mar., to my chldn., except negro woman Mintha, whom I give to my dau. Lucy at age 21.
    All my chldn. are to be brought up Protestants, & if my wife try anything to the contrary, my bro. Philemon is to have the care of sd. chldn.
    Extrs: sd. wife & sd. bro.
    Witn: Jeremiah Mackaway, Jas. Wrightson.
    13 Feb. 1760, sworn to by both witn., & the widow elected 1/3 the p. e.

Liber 30, foli 829
28 Nov. 1759
GIBB, JOHN, Dorchester Co.
    To wife Margry Gibb & dau. Betty Gibb, the residue of my e., & if sd. dau. d. s. p., all to sd. wife
    Extrs: sd. wife & friend William Newton.
    Witn: Dan Sulivane, Levin Travers, Dolley Sherman.
    3 March 1760, Wm. Newton renounced the extrship.   Witn: Levin Travers, Richard Clarkson.
    3 Mary 1760, Travers & Sherman swore to the will.

Liber 30, folio 830
17 Nov. 1759
EDGER, WILLIAM, Dorchester Co.
    To eldest son, William Deger, part of my land adj. Cabing Quarter.
    To son James Edger, my land Alliston to the first bound tree of Cabing Quarter, & if he d. s. p., to John Edger.
    To dau. Myne Edger, the bed she lies on & a cow & calf.
    To wife & extr., Mary, for life, all my m. e., & on her d., 1/2 equ. div. betw. my son John Edger & dau. Cizze Edger & the other 1/2 among all my other chldn.
[not named].
    Witn: William Dean, Jr., Richard Heart, Mark Andrews.
    1 Jan 1760, sworn to by Dean & Hart.

Liber 30, folio 830
4 Oct. 1759
JARRARD, ELIZABETH, Dorchester Co
    To eldest son, John Dosey, 1 sh. sterl.
    To son Edward Dorsey, riding mare Toney, a cow & 2 ewes, & my tea kettle.
    To dau. Betty Williams, my clothes, my chest of drawers, the curtains around my bed, & a cow & 3 ewes.
    To son William Mills, a cow, my red chest, & an iron pot.
    To son Wright Mills, an iron pot & 2 young heifers.
    To grdson Levin Dosey, a yoke of oxen, 2 young bulls, my cupboard, my case of bottles, a great chest, 3 young sheep, & the bed he lies on in the shed.
    To grdson Frederick Mills, a young heifer.
    To grddaus. Lurana Mills & Keziah Mills, each a ewe & lamb.
    To grddau. Amillia Mills, the bed I lie on.
    To son & extr., James Jarrard, a cow, my great looking glass, mulberry table, an iron pot, & all my hogs.
    Witn: Isaac Partridge, James Stoakes.
    9 Feb. 1760, sworn to by both witn.

Liber 30, folio 831
24 Feb. 1759
ENNALLS, JOSEPH, Dorchester Co.
    To my wife, Mary Ennalls, for life, the plntn. I dw. on, 1/2 of Ennalls's Regulation of Prosperity, & the plntn. I bought of Charles Stanford, where negro Robin
lately dw.
    To son William Ennalls, the other 1/2 of Ennalls Regulation of Prosperity, & on sd. wife's d. the other 1/2 Ennalls Regulation of Prosperity.
    To son John Ennalls, on the d. of his mother, sd. land I bought of Charles Stanford & all my land N of a ditch: part of Prosperity, part of Adventure, Stewarts
Kindness, part of Rawlings Folly, part of Rawlings Range; Beaver Neck, which I bought of John & Wm. Hayward & John Travers, 135a I bought of Henry Hay- ward, & part of North Yarmouth I bought of Ennalls Hooper & Mary, his wife, where they lived.
    To dau. Mary Ennalls, Ennalls's Reserve, where Wm. Cook, Thos. Cook, Thomas Goldby, & the widow Harris live, all the lands I bought of Francis Carr (incl.
the plntn. where he lately lived), 103a I bought of Thomas Cannar (incl. the plntn where he formerly lived), & The Lott, 60a I bought of sd. Cannar.
    To dau. Elinor Ennalls, the land on the Checkennacomoco, where John Nunor lives, part of which I bought of Henry Hooper, Taylors Chance (where John Insor
formerly lived), The Widows Purchase, which I bought of John Anderton & John Brown, near the NW fork of Nanticoke.
    To dau. Elizabeth Ennalls, all my lands on Southey Crk. on Blackwater R. whch I bought of Wm. Button & the heirs of John Button decd., the land on Blackwa- ter R. I bought of Chas. Stanford, Jr., & adj. this, the land I bought of Thos. Woolford, & Mount Lilly, on Blackater R., which I bought of Abraham Oneal.
    To dau. Ann Ennalls, 200a of Edmondson's Reserve, which I bought of Thos. Stapleford, another 150a of Edmondson's Reserve, which I bought of Joseph Blackwell, 168a of London, which Chas. Stanford lives on, the several tracts I bought of Andrew Smith, Thos. Summers, & Henry Hooper of Blackwater, & adj. this, Ennalls's Chance on Blackwater R., incl. the plntns where Tenas Martin & James Dellahay dw.
    To son Wm. Ennalls, the land on Little Choptank I bought of Samuel Whealer.
    My dau. Elizabeth Ennalls is to be under the care of my sd. wife & son Wm. Ennalls till she is21.
    To my sd. wife, 1/3 the residue of my p. e., & the other 2/3 to be equ. div. among my chldn: Wm., Mary, Elinor, John, Elizabeth, & Anne Ennalls.
    Extrs: sd. wife, Mary Ennalls, & son William Ennalls.
    Witn: B[artholomew] Ennalls, Joseph Recors, William Covey.
    30 Jan. 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 835
28 Jan. 1760
FRENCH, JAMES, Baltimore Town.
    To my wife & extrx., Areaunagh, all my e.
    Witn: Wm Askew, J[ames] Bondfield, Jno. Stansbury, Jr.
    10 March 1760, sworn to by Bondfield & Stansbury.

Liber 30, folio 835
14 Oct. 1758
SITLEMYER, [SE]BASTIAN [signed in German], Baltimore Co., innholder.
    To wife & extrx., Mary Sittemyer, my whole e. r. & p. except legacies.
    To son Christopher, on the d. of my wife, L 50.
    To my eldest dau., Eve, on the d. of my wife,  L 50.
    To my dau. Catherine, on the d. of my wife, L 150.
    Witn: Adam Neash [in German]. Vallentine Larsch, Daniel Barnet [in German].
    15 March 1760, sworn to by Larsh & Barnet, Neash being d.

Liber 30, folio 836
31 Jan. 1760
HENDON, JOSEPH, Baltimore Co.
    To my dau. Dinah Hendon, at age 16, negro girl Mary, & her first child to my son Benja. Hindon at age 21.
    To wife & extr., Mary Hendon, sd. son Benja., & sd. dau Dinah, equ. div., the residue.
    Witn: Henry Enloes, Henry Bennett Darnall.
    10 March 1760, sworn to bym both witn., & the widow stood to the will.

Liber 30, folio 837
22 Nov. 1751
TURTON, JOHN, Charles Co., school master.
    To son John Turton, at age 21, a gold mourning ring for my decd. aunt Mary Deverel, a silver spoon, & my desk& books in print or writing.
    To son William Turton, at age 21, a silver spoon.
    To dau. Mary Ann Turton, at age 16 or mar., my pyed cow, her grdmother Elizabeth Sims' gold ring, 2 silver spoons, pewterware, & an iron pot.
    To wife & extrx., Catherine Turton, for widhood, the residue, but if she mar., to sd. chldn. as they arrive at their respective ages.
    Contrary to the custom in Maryland of taking orphans of Protestant fathers away from Roman Catholic widows, my 3 sd. chldn are to stay with their mother, sd.
sons to be bound out at age 14 & sd. daus. to stay with their mother.
    Witn: Wm. Dement, Mary Sims.
    19 ----- 1760, sworn to by both witn., Dement saying the will is in the hand of the decd.

Liber 30, folio 839
27 Oct. 1759
BARNES, MATHEW, Charles Co.
    To wife, Chatherine Barnes, for life, the plntn. where I dw., St. Edmonds Berry, Hansons Advice, & my lower water mill.
    To son Burr Barnes, at age 21, the upper 1/2 my lands at the quarter on Wheelers Br., the other 1/2 to sd. wife for life.
    To sd. wife & extrx., negro man Tom Boy, negro women Nan & Winney, negro man Corby.
    To dau. Hester Barnes, for life, negro man Bobb for her support.
    To dau. Mary Ann Barnes, negro man Charles & enough money to buy a negro wench.
    To dau. Ann Barnes, negro boy Nacy & enough moey to buy a negro wench.
    To dau. Violetta Barnes, negro man Pompey & enough money to buy a negro woman.
    To son Richard Barnes, black horse Jack & choice of my large mare colts.
    To Thomas Cooksey, negro woman Nan, whom I bought of James Livers.
    To my chldn. Violetta, Mary Ann, Ann, Jane, & Burr Barnes, equ. div., the residue except these legacies.
    To son Burr Barnes, negro Little Jim & negro girl Little Winney.
    To dau. Jane Barnes, negro boy Tom & negro girl Henny, & if Jane d. before age 16 . . . .
    Witn: Wm. Hanson, Eliza. Courts, Jo[seph] Douglas, Jr., William Penn.
    18 Fb. 1760, sworn to by Douglas & Penn, in presence of Richard Barnes, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 840
23 Oct. 1758
BURCH, JUSTINIAN, Sr., Charles Co., planter.
    To son Justinian, negro man Tameboy, negro girl Lucy, 3 ewes & heifers, & 1000 lb. tob. in the hands of Mr. John Aress.
    To son Edward, negro man Sam & 3 ewes.
    To dau. Susanna, 56a of Lumely, & to my grdchldn. by sd. dau., negro man Fannin & negro girl Henny.
    To dau. Monica, 3 ewes, a heifer, & a bed, & to my eldest grdson by sd. Monica, negro woman Jenna & boy Cupid.
    To dau. Mary, 25 or 30a of Bowlings Plains, 3 ewes, a heifer, & a bed, & to my oldest grdson by sd. Mary, negro woman Sarah & boy Dick.
    To dau. Elizabeth, Burche's Addition & the part of Bowlings Plain betw. Burche's Adtn. & the part of the Mill Br. where the mill stands, & for want of heirs, to any of the Protestant Burches she chooses; also the part of Bowling Plain I live on, negro boy Clem & negro girls Jenny & Stacy, & the residue of my movables.
    To my oldest Protestant grdson by my son Oliver, the rest of Bowlings Plain, negro girl Clare &  3 sheep, & to son Oliver, negro man Junto.
    Extrs: son Oliver, bro. Edward & Isaac Campbell.
    Witn: Zephania Turner, Heze[kia]h Turner, Charles King..
    23 Feb. 1760, sworn to by both Turners in the presence of Oliver Burch, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 842
27 August 1759
GREENE, THOMAS, Charles Co.
    To my 7 sons - Thomas, Nicholas, Ralph, Dudley, Peter, William, & Melchezedec Greene - equ. div., my part of  Greene's Inheritance, & if my son & heir at law Bennet have no part of Boarmans Manor, he is to have a part of Greene's Inheritance.
    To son Melchizedec, negro boy Jesse.
    To wife, Tiled Greene, for life, negro woman Jenney.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my 8 sons & their sister Mary.
    Extrs: sons Bennet, Nicholds, & Ralph Greene.
    Witn: Wm. Hamilton, Patrick Hamilton, Henry Simpson.
    12 March 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn., & Tiela Greene, the widow, accepts the legacies but renounces the will with regard to the land.

Liber 30, folio 343
24 Oct. 1758
GAMBRA, RICHARD, Charles Co.
    To my wife & extrx., Eleanor Gambra, for widhood, Thames Street, my dw. plntn., & for life, 200a of Laurel Branch, & if she have a child or children by me,
on the d. of sd. wife, to them equ. div., but if I have no child by her, to my son Richard Gambra.
    Witn: Wm. Hanson, Thos. McPherson, T[homas] Hanson.
    15 March 1760, sworn to by McPherson & Thos. Hanson in presence of Richard Gambra, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 844
6 Feb. 1760
WATHEN, HUTSON, Charles Co.
    To son Richard Wathen, 75a of St. Thomas, lately in possn. of Richd. Edelen, on a br. formerly used by Wm. Johnson, & for want of heirs, to my son Hutson Wathen, & whoever poss. it shall pay 200 lb. tob./yr. to my wife, Sarah Wathen, for life instead of her 1/3.
    To my son Martin Wathen, 50a of Western Mannor, where I live, laid out by Robert Hanson 15 Nov. 1723, & on the d. of my sd. wife, the other 50a, & if he d.
s. p. before sd. wife, the whole 100a to her for life, & on her d., to son Bennet Wathen, & sd. Martin or his heirs is to pay sd. wife 150 lb. tob./yr.
    To son Bennet Wathen, at age 21,103a & 40 perches of St. Georges adj. Henry Wathen, & if he d. s. p., to son Martin, & at age 21, Henry or Martin is to pay
sd. wife 300 lb. tob.
    To sons Bazill Wathen, Richard Wathen, Hutson Wathen, & dau. Mary Price, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To dau. Elizabeth Monock, 3000 lb. tob., a saddle & bridle, a seal skin trunk, & a shilling.
    To son Martin Wathen, on my wife's d., negro boy Peter.
    To son Bennet Wathen, on my wife's d., negro wench Ann commonly called Phillis.
    To dau. Eleanor Wathen, on my wife's d., negro wench Rachell.
    To dau. Sarah Wathen, on my wife's d., negro girl Frank.
    To dau. Ann Wathen, on my wife's d., nego boy Sam.
    To dau. Katharine Wathen, on my wife's d., negro boy Jack.
    If my sd. wife & extrx., Sarah Wathen, mar., the sd. negroes are to be del. to son Martin or any other of my chldn. then at age, & the residue of my p. e. equ. div. betw. sons Martin & Bennet & daus. Eleanor, Sarah, Ann, & Katharine Wathen; also to sd. wife the 60a of St. Thomas I bought of Joseph Wathen to be sold.
    Witn: Jas. Campbell, Peter Walker, Ig[nati]us Simpson.
    22 March 1760, sworn to by Walker & Sympson in presence of Basil Wathen, heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 847
--- ----- ---
BOSWELL, JOHN, [Charles Co.]
    16 ----- 1760, William Boswell, Jr., swore that last fall John Boswell, his father, told him that when he d. his wife shd. have all his e., & on her d., it was to be
equ. div. among his chldn., except a buckaneer gun & the plntn. he lived on, to his son Joseph, & John Carrington swore that better than a year ago John Boswell
told him [about the same].
    Wm. Bowell, Jr., the first dep., is the heir at law.

Liber 30, folio 847
18 Oct. 1759
MacCLANAHAN, THOMAS, Queen Anns Co.
    To son Nathaniel MacClanahan, the part of Collings Lott on the S side Hambiltons Br. & part of Brotherhood adj. Collings Lott & Fox Haror, & if he d. s. p., to
son John.
    To son Richard & dau. Anne, equ. div., on he d. of my wife Rebecca, the rest of my lands.
    To son Thomas McClanahan, a cow & calf.
    To dau. Mary Whealer, a ewe, & to my son Samuel if he recover from his sickness, an equ. share of my p. e.
    To wife, Rebecca, & chldn., Rebeckah, Anne, Richard, & John, equ. div., the residue of my p. e.
    Witn: Rd. Gould [thought to have written the will], Gilbert Reed, Rebecca Seward.
    6 May 1760, sworn to by Rebecca Seward, age 56 & illiterate, wife of Thomas Seward, & Gilbert Reed, age 43.

Liber 30, folio 849
28 Oct. 1759
SHAW, WILLIAM, Jr., Prince George's Co., capenter.
    To son Josia, The Brother's Choice, in Frederick Co.
    To my other 2 sons, William & Zachariah, all my land in Prince George's Co. near the Beaver Dam br. equ. div. when they come of age
    Extrx: my wife, Henrietta Shaw.
    Witn: James Wilson, John Ferguson, Nathaniel Pope.
    26 Dec. 1759, sworn to by Wilson & Ferguson.

Liber 30, folio 849
12 Oct. 1751
ADKIE, THOMAS, Prince George's Co.
    To my wife, Mary, for life, all my e., & on her d. to my kinsman Thomas Adkie Sullivan.
    Witn: Luke Marbury, James Young, Jr., Daniel Sullivan.
    10 June 1756, of the several slaves God has given me since the making of the above will, I give to Mary, eldest dau. of my cousin Thos. Atkie Sullivan, negro girl Rachel & to Adkey Sullivan, negro woman Sarah.
    Witn: Luke Marbury, James Young, Jr.
    23 May 1760, the will & the codicil were sworn to by James Young, Jr.

Libr 30, folio 850
24 Feb. 1752
FAIRBANK, JOHN, Talbot Co., planter.
    To son John Fairbank, for life, Good Hap, part of Fairbe, part of Fairbanks Chance, & part of a new tract adj. Good Hap on Ebbpoint Cove, & on his d. to my
grdson David Fairbank, but if he d. s. p., to grdson John Raney, & sd. son John is to pay to his bro. William Fairbank 3000 lb. tob. in lieu of the land & 5 sh. rent.
    To son James Fairbank, land near Ebbpoint Cove, he paying his bro. Thos. Fairbank 3000 lb. tob. & 6 sh. quit rent/yr.
    To son Philip Fairbank, land near Ebbpoint Cove & Mulbery Point & Mirey Marsh, he paying his bro. Benjamin Fairbank 3000 lb. tob. & L 0.7.5 quitrent., but
if son Philip d. s. p., to son Thomas Fairbank.
    To grddau. Rachel Fairbank, a heifer.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. among my chldn.
    Extrs: sons James & Philip Fairbank & friend John Kemp.
    Witn: Jo[seph] Hopkins, Elizabeth Hopkins, Jo[seph] Hopkins, Jr., Ruth Hopkins.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by Jos. Hopkins, Eliz. Hopkins, & Jos. Hopkins, Jr

Liber 30, folio 852
12 Feb. 1760
BRUFF, RICHARD, Talbot Co., mariner.
    To my wife, Rachel, until her son Jonathan is 21, negro woman Rose, for life, 1/3 my lands & residue of my p. e., & a room at the SE end of my dw. house &
the chamber above it, & if there is any dispute, my son William is to fit up the house on the water so as to be comfortable for her instead of sd. room.
    To son Wm. Bruff, all my lands, & if he d. s. p., to my son Richard, & if he d. s. p., to my 4 daus. - Mary, Lucy, Rachel, & Rebecca - & if they all d. s. p., to my
bro. Thomas Bruff.
    To sd. son & extr., Wm., negro lad Shay & negro woman Ansilla.
    To dau. Mary Bruff, negro man Surry & L 20.
    To dau. Lucy Bruff, negro boy Parris & L 20.
    To son Richard Bruff, a age 21, L 40.
    To dau. Rachel Bruff, at age 18 or mar., L 40.
    To dau. Rebecca Bruff, 2 negro boys, Jacob & Ben.
    To my wife's son Jonathan, 5 sh. sterl.
    The residue of my p. e., equ. div., among my sons Wm. & Richd. & my daus. Mary, Lucy, Rachel, & Rebecca.
    Witn: Ephim or Ephraim Start, Richard Williams, Andrew Law.
    5 March 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 853
17 Dec. 1758
ALEXANDER, WILLIAM, Talbot Co.
    To my wife & extrx., Hannah Alexander, for life, my e. & the tuition of my son Wm. Alexander & authority to bind him apprentice.
    To sd. son William, on his mother's d., all my e., but if she d. before he is of age, Howell Powell is to have his care & e.
    Witn: Sd. Comerford, George Parratt.
    7 March 1760, sworn to by Peter Comerford & George Parratt & affirmed by Benjamin Berry of Kent Co. upon Delaware (Quaker).

Liber 30, folio 854
29 Jan. 1760
MORGAN, ELINOR, Talbot Co.
    To son Charles Morgan, a large chest, a 3-yr-old steer, a 2-yr.-old hog, 2 head of sheep, & a small trunk.
    To dau. Elizabeth Morgan, the bed I lie on, a black mare a large pewter dish, a brass kette, a sow & pigs, & an old keg.
    To son Jacob Morgan, a large iron pot & rack, a horse, a plow & tackling, a pewter basin, 6 spoons, 2 sheep, & enough tob. to buy a bed.
    The residue to be equ. div. betw. son Charles Morgan, Elizabeth Morgan, & Jacob Morgan.
    Extr: Abner Tucker.
    Witn: Thomas Beall, David Kerby, Ann Evins.

Liber 30, folio 855
11 Sept. 1759
METCALF, MARY, [Talbot Co.]
    To son Thomas Metcalf, a bed, other hhold furn., enough cloth for a suit, livestock, & a year at school.
    To grdson Thomas Callender, a bed.
    To Elizabeth Holmes, 2 ewes.
    The residue to my extr., William Callender, to be forthcoming to my son Thomas Metcalf.
    Witn: John Holmes, John Marsh, John Davidson.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by Holmes & Davidson.

Liber 30, folio 855
9 April 1756
MERRICK, JAMES, Talbot Co., carpenter.
    To wife & extrx., Elizabeth Merrick, for widhood, all my e. r. & p., but if she mar., only 1/3 my e.
    To son John Merrick, on my wife's d., all my lands.
    To son William Merrick, on my wife's d., negro man Jack, & for want of heirs, to my 2 daus. Jeane & Mary Merrick.
    To grddaus. Anne Merrick & Sarah Merrick, d. o. my decd. son James Merrick, & my grdchldn. Zadock & Elizabeth Botfield, 1 sh. sterl  apiece..
    To my 3 daus. Elizabeth Robinson, Jeane Merrick, & Mary Merrick, on the d. or mar. of my sd. wife, the residue of my p. e.
    I give my pew in the chapel among all my sons & daus: John & Wm. Merrick, Eliza. Robinson, Jeane & Mary Merrick.
    Witn: Fargus Farrell, Thomas West, Joseph Barron, Richd. Turbutt.
    7 March 1760, sworn to by Barron & Turbutt.

Liber 30, folio 856
15 March 1760, Rebeckah Collins, widow of Levi Collins of Worcester Co., late decd. [intestate], resigned to Levi Whett the admin. of her late husb.

Liber 30, folio 856
19 Jan. 1760
DAVIS, BENJAMIN, Worcester Co.
    To my 2 sons, Matthias Davis & Abijah Davis, all my lands, the old plntn. to Mathias & the plntn. I live on to Abijah, & all my cypress swamp.
    Witn: John Evans, Josiah Mitchell, Elisha Evans.
    9 April 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 857
14 March 1760
[HARNE, NEHEMIAH, Somerset Co.]
    To eldest son, Elisha Hearne, Stanes 125a, where I live, & Fearsfield 37a, my saddlers tools, & he is to be at age at my d.
    To son William Hearne, Pleasant Grove, 50a in Worcester Co. & my clothes, equ. div., to him & son Elisha.
    To son Thomas Hearne, Sandy Hill 75a.
    To son Joshua Hearne, Folly, 30a in Worcester Co., & my desk & book case.
    After my wife's 1/3, the residue. equ. div., to my 5 chldn: Elisha, William, Joshua, Thomas, & Mary Hearne.
    Extrs: wife, Betty Hearne, & son Elisha Hearne.
    Witn: Elijah Hearne, Isaac Moore, Joseph Scrogin.
    1 April 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 858
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EVERIT, JOHN, Baltimore Co.
    Negro woman Lurana is to be equ. div. among my 3 chldn. - Ann, James, & John Everit - in 1775, & negro child Sam., sd. 2 sons to be paid at age 18.
    Extrx: wife, Martha Everit.
    Witn: James Osborn, Henry Pybus, William Osborn.
    12 May 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 858
26 Dec. 1752
RISTEAU, JOHN, [Baltimore Co.]
    To my wife, Katherine, old negro Sue & old negro Nann & their increase & the best bed, & for life, negro Sarah & negro Seaser, & on her d. sd. negroes to son
George.
    To son Talbot, son Isaac, & dau. Katherine, 1 sh. sterl. apiece.
    To son George, Benjamin's Prospect 50a & 2 tracts adj. - Georges Plains 100a & Risteau's Enlargement 200a - & the two tracts I live on; also negroes Ester,
Millah, Deb, & Pheby, mulattoes Henry & Jack, & negro Tasey.
    To my wife, Katherine, & my son George, my extrs., the residue of my p. e. equ. div.
    Witn: Jno. Shelmerdine, George Ashman, John Taylor.
    12 May 1760, sworn to by Ashman & Taylor.

Liber 30, folio 859
4 May 1760
SNELSON, ABRAHAM, Baltimore Co.
    To George Chauney, Sr., my extr., Parkers Lott, in Bush R. & L 10.
    To George Chauney, Jr., negro fellow Simon.
    To Amos Hollis, negro Sambo.
    To James Chaney, my gun.
    Catherine Robertson, d. o. William Hollis, L 13.
    To Kesiah Hollinsworth, L 6.
    To James Garland, L 7.
    To John Rhodes, s. o. Henry Rhodes, L 5.
    Witn: James Dollarhide, John Jones, Isaac Lord, James Osborn.
    7 June 1760, sworn to by Jones, Lord, & Osborn.

Liber 30, folio 860
6 Feb. 1760
SOLLERS, SABRITT, Baltimore Co., Gent.
    To wife, Mary Sollers, for life, 102a of Kinderton, & on her d., to son Sabritt Sollers, but if he d. s. p., to 2 sons Hugh & Thomas Sollers equ. div.
    To son Sabritt Sollers, the S part of Kinderton adj. Josias Bowers plntn & Patapsco  R., Jonas's Chance, & Gardeners Adtn., but if he d. s. p., to my sons Hugh & Thomas Sollers; also to Sabritt, Gemworth Resurv. , but if he d. s. p., to sons Hugh & Thomas.
    Toson Thomas Sollers, the rest of my r. e., & if he d. s. p., to sons Hugh & Sabritt.
    To wife, Mary Sollers, negro man Dick, negro boy Dick, negro man Sam, & negro woman Jenny.
    To son Thomas Sollers, negro men Roger & Hall, negro boy  Boswell, negro girl Pegg, & a bed.
    To son Sabritt Sollers, negro men Nick & George, mulatto boys Chance & Neel, negro woman Sarah, negro girls Beck, Chloe, & Frances, & a bed.
    To son John Sollers, 20 sh.
    To dau. Eleanor Sollers, negro woman Bess, negro boys Ceesar, Marlborough, David, & Simon, negro girls Manthee & Tamer, but if she mar. Josias Bowen,
sd. negroes & bed to my sons Hugh, Sabritt, & Thomas.
    To son Hughe Sollers, negro man Jack Rossell & a bed.
    To grdson William Sollers, s. o. Hugh, negro woman Kate.
    To the chldn. of my dau. Ann Patridge, negro girl Deb & negro boy Dick, & to each a yr.-old heifer & 2 ewe lambs.
    To each of my son John's chldn., a yr.-old heifer & 2 ewe lambs.
    To each of my dau. Mary Bowen's chldn, a yr.-old heifer & 2 ewe lambs.
    To John Bowen, s. o. Nathan Bowen, negro girl Kate, in possn of sd. Nathan.
    The residue of my p. e. is to be equ. div. betw. my sd. wife & 2 sons Sabritt & Thomas.
    Extrs: wife, Mary Soillers, & sons Hughe & Thomas Sollers.
    Witn: A[braham] Eaglestone, Wm. Barney, Edmd. Talbott.
    19 May 1760, sworn to by all 3 witn.

Liber 30, folio 862
3 Nov. 1758
GITTINGS, THOMAS, Baltimore Co., aged & infirm.
    To dau. Margaret Chamberlain, an English guinea; to daus. Elizabeth Gover, Mary Wilmott, & Susannah Wilson, each 6000 lb. tob. & 6 head of horned cattle; to
son Thomas Gittings, Thompson's Choice, where he lives, in the fork of Gunpowder, negro man Jack, & 6 cattle - all 5 of whom already have parts of my e.
    To son James Gittings, the plntn. & lands where I dw. & Gittings Choice, negro man James, negro boy Dick, & negro girl Hannah.
    To son Asael Gittings, Clarks Forrest, in the fork of Gunpowder, negro man Dembo, negro boy Tom, & negro girl Lucy.
    To wife, Mary Gittings, for life, Hutchins's Beginning, which I bought of John Hutchins, & on her d. to my grdson Gittings Wilson; also to sd. wife, , for widhood,
1/3 the sd. plntn. where I live & 1/3 my p. e.
    To my neighbor, Mr. Beale Bordley, my large map of North America, published by Mitchell.
    To my sons James & Asael Gittings, equ. div., the residue of my p. e,
    Extrs: sd. wife, Mary Gittings, & son James Gittings.
    Witn: John Howard, Walt Tolley. Beale Bordley.
    Codicil, 30 Nov. 1758. Wife's dower right & 1/3 p. e. are above bequests to her.
    Witn: Walt Tolley, Beale Bordley.
    5 June 1760, the will was sworn to by all 3 witn. & the codicil was sworn to by both witn.
    19 May 1760, Beale Bordley refused to accept the map.         Witn: J. Rogers, Geo. Beale.

Liber 30, folio 864
23 March 1772, Peter Cotherel swore to the will of Ann Jones, Baltimore Co. [Liber 30, folio740].
 
 


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