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Will of Bennett Gwynn

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Date: 1826 [unknown]
Location: Prince George's, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Will of Bennett Gwynn: 1826, Prince George's County, MD

File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Lisa Simms. Transcribed by Raphael T. Semmes in his book The Semmes and Allied Families, Baltimore, 1918.

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Wife, Teresa Ann Gwynn, personality.

Son, Thomas Belt Gwynn, 300 acres "Locust Grove," bought of Capt. Horacio Claggett, reserving to my son, Wm. H. Gwynn, the public road from my dwelling house to the main road from Piscataway to Nottingham

Son, John H. Gwynn, land south of my mill race and land adjoining Jno. Monroe, being part of "Marlow's Survey," reserving to son William a road as abovesaid.

Son, William H. Gwynn, my dwelling plantation and lands not heretofore devised to sons Thomas and John, and he to pay expenses of my Admn.

Granddaughter, Susannah Ann Middleton, a good bed, and she is to be cared for and her estate is to be held by my son William until she reaches woman's age.

Extr.: My son, William.

Witnesses: John G. Summers, John F. Latimer, Samuel Coe. Will dated April 13, 1826. Proved June 13, 1826.

NOTES: This testator married Rebecca Edelen,5 daughter of Richard Edelen, (died 1810), Prince George's County, of Thos. (died 1752), Prince George's County, of Richard Edelen (died 1761), Charles County, Md. This Rebecca Edelen had a sister Mary Edelen, married Jason Jenkins February 18, 1784. This testator probably was the Bennett Gwinn who married Susanna Hilleary February 21, 1797.-R. T. Semmes, 1918.

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