Name: Ann Cox EMORY
Given Name: Ann Cox
Birth: 1812/1813/1815 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Death: ABT 28 Mar 1896 in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
1. 1860 Census
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Change Date: 11 Dec 2006 at 18:47:56
Centreville, Queen Anne's County
Ann C. Nicholson 47 no occupation listed value of real estate $6,000, value of personal property $4,000
Living in household
Ellen Nicholson 19
Anna Nicholson 14
Thomasine Nicholson 13
Joseph Nicholson 11
Henrietta Nicholson 9
Living next to Ann C. Nicholson was:
Arthur Emory 45 farmer value of real estate $5,000, value of personal property $5,000
Sarah Emory 44
William Hopper 61 value of real estate $5,000, value of personal property $5,000
Henry Hynson 48 B servant
This Sarah Emory was Ann C. (Emory) Nicholson's sister, Sarah Beck Hopper Emory, who married Arthur Emory (unplaced)
2. 1870 Census:
Centreville, Queen Anne's County
Ann Nicholson Age 58 Farmer $10,000 property, $3,000 personal property
Living in household:
Hopper Nicholson 21 farm laborer
Harriet Jan 22 domestic servant
3. 1880 Census
Annie Nicholson 68 farming
Annie B. Price dau 33 keeping house
Joseph Price sonL 34 farming
Living next door was her son, Hopper E. Nicholson, and his family.
4. Queen Anne's County and Records
a. 17 Nov 1848
The children of John King Beck Emory, including Anne Nicholson and her husband Joseph H. Nicholson, sold "Providecne", 56 acres to William Carmicael for $1,035. Their father, John King Beck Emory had purchased the property from William Dimond.
b. Sale by Ann and several siblings to their brother of "Welsh Ridge" inherited by Ann C (Emory) NIcholson and her siblings from their father, John K. B. Emory.
Queen Anne?s County Court. Be it remembered that on the twenty third day of February eighteen hundred and fifty four the following Deed was brought to be recorded, to wit.
This indenture made this fourteenth day of September in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty four between John K. B. Emory of Cecil County and State of Maryland, William H. Emory and Eliza Emory his wife, Ann W. Emory, Mary A. W. Emory and Sarah T(J?) H. Emory and Arthur Emory of Baltimore City and Joseph H. Nicholson and Ann C. Nicholson his wife of Queen Anne?s County of the first part and Daniel C. Hopper Emory of the City of Baltimore of the second part witnessth that for and I consideration of the sum of Seven thousand five hundred dollars current money to them in hand well and hereby paid by the said party of the second part at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged, they the said parties of the first part have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, ?, and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, alien, ?, and confirm unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns all their undivided interest, right, title and claim of in, to and out of all those tracts and parts of tracts and parcels of land lying and being in Queen Anne?s County, near Centreville on the public road and leaving from said Centreville to Halls X Road by the ?milling bridge?, which descended from the late John K. B. Emory to his children and heirs at law called ?Welsh Ridge? ?Emorys Branch? ?Heap Hazard? ?Heap Hazard Addition? or by what so ever name or names the same mar be called or known except about fifty six acres of a tract called ?Providence? which was heretofore sold and conveyed by said children and heirs at law to a certain William Carmichael as will appear be reference to a deed of conveyance from John K. B. Emory and others to said William Carmichael duly executed and acknowledged and recorded among the land records of Queen Anne?s County, together with the buildings and improvements thereon, and the rights, ways, waters, water courses, privileges advantages and appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders , rents, issues, and profits thereof and all the estate, right, title, interest claim and demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part in, into and out of said parcel of land and premises. To Have and To Hold the said parcel or pieces or parcels of land and premises above described unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to his and their own proper use and behalf. In Testimony whereof the said John K. B. Emory, William H. Emory and Eliza his wife, Arthur Emory, Ann W. Emory, Mary A. W. Emory, Sarah T(J?L?) Emory, Joseph H. Nicholson and Ann C. Nicholson his wife have here unto set their hands and affixed their seals respectively this day and year first herein written.
Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence
Sam?l M. Lawder
Wm Geo. Krebs as to J. K. Emory
T. Sutton as to J. H. And Ann C. Nicholson
W. H. Emory
Ann W. Emory
M. A. W. Emory
S. T. H. Emory
Jo. H. Nicholson
Ann C. Nicholson
J. K. B. Emory
5.. Will, Queen Anne's County Liber F.R. No. 1 folio 255,
In the Name of God Amen,
I Ann C. Nicholson of Centreville Queen Anne's County in the State of Maryland being in good health of body and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being decided to settle my worldly affairs do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and for following and hereby revoking all other Wills and Testaments heretofore made by me.
Item 1st. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sallie H. Wilmer now living in Baltimore City the sum of one thousand dollars to be parid to her two years after my death, with the interest thereon from the time of my death. But, if the said Sallie H. Wilmer should depart this life previous to me or previoust o two years after my death, then in that event, I wish and so bequeath and direct that the said sum of one thousand dollars to be paid to my grandchildren viz. Joanna Nicholson, Thomas Hopper Emory Nicholson, Mary Ellen Nicholson and Anna Louisa Nicholson share and share alike.
Item 2nd. And I give and bequeath to my daughter Anna B. Price the sum of two thousand dollars to be paid to her two years after my death with the interest thereon from the time of my death.
Item 3rd. And I give and bequeath to my son Hopper E. Nicholson, the sum of one thousand dollars to be paid to him within two years after my death with interest thereon from the time of my death.
Item 4th. And I give and bequeath to my dear grand daughter Joanna Nicholson the sum of one thousand dollars to be paid to her ? arrive at eighteen years of ? The interest thereon annually rom the time of my death. But, in the event she should die before she arrives at eighteen years of age, then I give and bequeath the said sum of one thousand dollars to my son Hopper E. Nicholson aforesaid.
Item 5th. And I give unto my daughter Anna B. Price the new frame dwelling house in which I now reside situate in the town of Centreville on Commerce St. and the ground belonging thereto for and during her natural life for a home for herself and my grand children Joanna Nicholson Thomas Hopper Emory Nicholson Mary Ellen Nicholson and Anna Louisa Nicholson aforesaid and from and after her death I give and devise the same to my son Hopper E. Nicholson in fee simple.
Item 6th. And I give devise to my dear grand daughter Joanna Nicholson the brick dwelling house on Commerce Street in the town of Centerville with the grounds thereto belonging and adjoining the above mentioned frame dwelling house in fee simple.
Item 7th. And I give and bequeath to my grand daughter Joanna Nicholson aforesaid a bed and bed clothing and furniture in one of the rooms of the new frame dwelling house I now occupy.
Item 8th. And I give and bequeath to my daughters Sallie H. Wilmer and Anna B. Price aforesaid all the rest and residue of my beds, bedclothing and furniture to be equally divided between them.
And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my dear son Hopper E. Nicholson to be Sole executor of this my last will and testament revoking and annulling all former wills by me herretofore made, satisfying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament.
In testimony whereof I hereby set my hand and seal this tenth day of April in the year eighteen hundred and ninety.
Anna C. Nicholson
Signed, sealed published and declared by the above named Anna C. Nicholson as and for her last will and testament in our presence who at her request in presence if each other named hereto set our hands as witnesses hereto.
Frank H. Philips
William W. B???
To the Honorable Orphans Court for Queen Anne's County ? ? The undersigned legatees and devises of Mrs. Ann C. Nicholson adminst ? ? ? ?will and testament of said Mrs. Ann C. Nicholson whichis admitted to probate in the Orphans Court for Queen Anne's County on April 21st 1896
Hopper E. Nicholson
Father: John King Beck EMORY b: 1769 in Queen Anne's Co.
Mother: Sarah HOPPER b: 17 May 1781 in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland
Joseph Hopper NICHOLSON b: 1810/1811 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
31 Aug 1836
in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Ann C. Emory found in:
Marriage Index: Maryland, 1655-1850
Married: Aug. 31, 1836 in: Queen Anne's Co., MD Record type: This is a county court record. Gender: F More about: This record can be found at the County Courthouse Centreville, MD. Spouse name: Nicholson, James H. Spouse gender: M
Note the transcription error in name of groom. Correct name is Joseph, not James.
- Sarah (Sallie) H. NICHOLSON b: Jun 1837 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Joseph Hopper NICHOLSON b: 23 Jan 1839 in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Mary Ellen NICHOLSON b: 2 Mar 1841 in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland c: 14 Oct 1844 in Methodist Church Records
- Francis Emory NICHOLSON b: 4 Aug 1842 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Robert Goldsborough NICHOLSON b: 3 Apr 1844 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Anna Beck Emory NICHOLSON b: 1847 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Thomasine Hopper NICHOLSON b: Nov 1847 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Joseph NICHOLSON b: 1848/1849 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Hopper Emory NICHOLSON b: 14 Aug 1849 in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Henrietta Goldsborough NICHOLSON b: 31 Mar 1851 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Lydia NICHOLSON b: 28 Apr 1853 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- King NICHOLSON b: 3 Apr 1855 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland
- Title: 1870 census
Text: Ann Nicholson Centreville Age 58 Farmer $10,000 property, $3,000 personal property
Living in household:
Hopper Nicholson 21 farm laborer
Harriet Jan 22 domestic servant
- Title: Will of Ann Cox (Emory) Nicholson probated in Queen Anne's County in 1896
- Title: Hopper Family - from a chart belonging to William N. S. Pugh, Sr.obtained from Judge Clayton Carter of Centreville.
- Title: Centreville Observer Newspaper Obituary
Text: Centreville Record Newspaper - Mar 28, 1896 - Obituary - Mrs. Ann Cox Nicholson died at her residence in Centreville last Tuesday night in the eighty-fourth year of her age.... Mrs. Nicholson was a native of this county and daughter of the late Dr. John K. Emory. Judge D.C.H. Emory, Dr. John K.B. Emory and W.H. Emory were her brothers....Her remains were interred in the Emory family burial ground on the Seegar farm, near town.Messrs. William McKenney, John B. Brown, J.L. Goldsborough, S. Collins Wright, Alfred Tucker and P.B. Hopper acted as her bearers.
- Title: Centreville Record Newspaper
Text: Centreville Record Newspaper - Mar 28, 1896 - Obituary - Mrs. Ann Cox Nicholson died at her residence in Centreville last Tuesday night in the eighty-fourth year of her age. She had been quite feeble for several months, and for several weeks preceding her death she had been in a semi-comatose condition, without power of recognition or speech. Mrs. Nicholson was a native of this county and a daughter of the late Dr. John K. Emory. Judge D.C.H. Emory, Dr. John K.B. Emory and W.H. Emory were her brothers. She was a widow of the late Joseph H. Nicholson, a prominent land owner in this county, who died a number of years ago. At his death, the management of his property and the care and maintenance of five children devolved upon her. Three of her children survive her, Mrs. Sallie E. Wilmer, Hopper E. Nicholson and Mrs. Anna B.E. Price. Her funeral services were held at her late residence yesterday, Rev. G.W. Haddaway officiating. Her remains were interred in the Emory family burial ground on the Seegar farm, near town. Messrs. William McKenney, John B. Brown, J..L.Goldsborough, S. Collins Wright, Alfred Tucker and P.B. Hopper acted as her bearers. - Queen Anne's County - 1895 to 1896 (includes Marriages)" by Trish Surles