Will of Rebecca Scribner of Anne Arundel Co. dtd 5 December 1812, probated 25 November 1820


In the name of god amen, I Rebecca Scrivener of Anne Arundel County of State of Maryland being of sound and disposing mind memory & understanding, do make and publish this furtherment of writing as and for my last will of testament in manner and form folo

Item, to my daughter Amelia wife of Philip Manakee and her heirs & assigns I give and bequeath one Negro girl named Sale and all the Children of said girl may have from and after this date of this my will.

Item; To my daughter Eleanor, wife of Stephen Penn & her heirs & assigns I give & bequeath one negro girl named Jerde, and all the Children of said girl may have from and after the date of his my will.

Item, to my daughter Nancy, wife of Josiah Brow & her heirs & assigns I give and bequeath one negro boy named George.

Item, to my son Benjamin Scrivenor and his heirs and assigns for consideration of his promise to take care of and support my unfortunate daughter, Elizabeth Scrivener I give & bequeath one negro woman named Hagar and her two Chil. John Isaac & Harry

Rebecca Scrivener (Seal)

(her mark)

and signed Sealed Published and Declared by the Said Rebecca Scrivenor as and for her last will & Testament in presence of us, who at her request and in her presence & in presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses Thereto.
Samuel Gartrell
Hanson Gassaway
Edward Penn (his mark)

Anne Arundel County] Then came Samuel Gartrell and the 25th Day of November 1820 the 25th Day of November 1820] and Edward Penn two of the subscribing witnesses to the within last will and Testament of Rebecca Scrivener late of Anne Arundel County Deceased and made oath on the Holy Evangely of Almighty God, that they did see the Sworn before JOH.L H. Hall ........Wills a cty

Book THH #1 PP. 18-19, MSA No. C153, ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS

Subitted by: Pat Garrett