Name: Joseph Leigh
Birth: ABT 1718 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Death: 6 DEC 1785 in St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate
Will of Joseph Leigh, SMC, 7/2/1785-12/6/1785, SMC. Son: Walter Leigh, all of the money due me from Vernon Hebb.
Son: Arnold Livers Leigh, a negro boy named Abram.
Son: John Leigh, a negro girl named Rachel.
Daughter: Dorothy Leigh, a negro woman named Dinah and her youngest child.
Daughter: Eleanor Leigh, a negro girl named Phyllis.
Wife's Granddaughter: Elizabeth Guyther, 20 silver dollars.
Wife: Mary Leigh, one third of the remainder of my estate.
Children: Margaret Heard, wife of Matthew Heard; Mary Williams, wife of Benjamin Williams; Joseph Leigh; Walter Leigh; Dorothy Leigh; Eleanor Leigh; Arnold Livers Leigh; and John Leigh, the remaining two thirds of my estate.
Execs.: Wife, Mary Leigh, and son, Walter Leigh.
Wit.: Ann N. Leigh, Robert Armstrong.
NOTE: Mary Leigh renounced executorship of this will. (St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1776-1791 by Linda Reno and Joann Humphries).
WISEMAN, ELIZABETH, St Mary's Co. 25 Oct, 1762; 20 Feb, 1763
To son John Wiseman, some slaves; if he dies without issue, to be divided between the rest of my children.
To dau. Ann Vanrishwick, use of slaves; at her decease, to 2 grandchildren, Monica and Wilford Vanrishwick; also half a dozen pewter plates, and etc.
To son Richard Wiseman, 2 slaves.
To grand-son Robert Wiseman, son of Richard Wiseman, some slaves.
To dau. Elizabeth Downie, some slaves.
To grand-dau. Peggy Leigh, some slaves.
Children: John and Richard Wiseman, Mary Leigh, Ann Vanrishwick and Elizabeth Downie.
Ex: Son Richard Wiseman.
Wit: Mary Rough, Henrietta Heard. 31. 863
Father: John Leigh b: ABT 1688 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Mother: Dorothy Guyther b: ABT 1691 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Mary Wiseman b: ABT 1722 in St. Mary's County, Maryland
in St. Mary's County, Maryland
- Margaret Leigh b: BEF 1762 in St. Mary's County, Maryland