Name: Edward ROGERS
Given Name: Edward
Birth: 20/30 Jun/Dec 1725 in St. Paul's Parish, Kent County, Maryland
Death: 1791 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
1. IGI extracted birth/christening records, St. Paul's Parish
Change Date: 6 Dec 2006 at 12:20:58
2. Will Queen Anne's County
Dated 21 Aug 1791, proved 3 Oct 1791
In his will, Edward names his children and spouses, including his daughter, Rachel Gibson, and his granddaughter, Charlotte Gibson and grandchildren.
...I give unto my grandson Edward Kent and my grand daughter Frances Kent, son and daughter of my Daughter An Kent the following negroe Slaves viz. one negroe man called Ben, one nigroe woman called by Frank and her son Joe and also her youngest child name unknown to me & future increase and it is my will & devise that my said Daughter Ann while she continues the Wife of John her present Husb'd or his widow & no longer, shall have the use of the said negroes to bequeathed to her children & future increase, to and for the Sole separate & peculiar use benefit support & maintenance of her my said Daughter & in exclusion of her said husband - future increase of the negroes, not to be considered as part of the sus, so as to include the grandson & grand daughter but the mother to have the life of them during this time afsd -
I give to my Daughter Rachel Gibson during her Life the following negroes viz. one negroe man named Mark one negroe woman called Kate and her chil, with her future increase and negroe Boy called Charles - after the death of my said daughter Rachel, I give the said negroe slaves and thier future ncrease to my grand daughter Charlotte Gibson -
I give to my Daughter Sarah Kent During her Life the following negroes to wit, one Negroe man called James, one negroe woman called Little Frank and her children and one negroe woman called Sall & the future increase of the said Frank & Sall - after death of my said daughter Sarah I give the siad negroes & increase to my grand daughter Maria Kent Daughter of the said Sarah -
I give to my Daughter Hannah Rogers the following negroes t wit, one negroe man named George, one negroe man named Harry, one negroe woman call Poli and one negroe girl called Amy and the future increase of the said Poli & Amy - also I give her my riding Chaise & my riding Horse called Sewwper & it is my Will & devise that my Daughter Hannah shall live in my present Dwelling House, if she chuses, during the time she remains unmarried - I give her likewise the feather Bed & furniture generally called hers -
I give to my son Edw'd Rogers the following negroes to wit, one negroe man called Will, one negroe woman called Phillis, one negroe Boy called Jacob -
I will and direct that my son Edw'd pay unto my Daughter Rachel the Sum of Fifty pounds current money and that the same be a charge on the real Estate I have devised herre.
I onstitute and appoint my son Edward Rogers Executor
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 21st Day of August Anno Domini 1791...
Witnesses: Ja. Tighlman, Eliz'a Tilghman, Thomas Meridith OBryon...
October the 3rd 1791 Then came the following...
Father: Edward ROGERS of Kent Co.
Mother: Hannah DUFFEY
- Rachel ROGERS b: in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Sarah ROGERS b: in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Ann ROGERS b: in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Hannah ROGERS
- Edward ROGERS b: in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Title: Will of Edward Rogers, Queen Anne's County
Text: In his will, Edward names his children and spouses, including his daughter, Rachel Gibson, and his granddaughter, Charlotte Gibson.