Orphans Court Records Transcripts Worcester County, Maryland February 1806-August 1810
JUNE COURT 1806 85. Esme Purnell and Thomas D. Purnell have examined the real estate of Betsy Rigsby minor in the care of Milby Purnell.
Report: That we found on a tract of land called SANDY POINT containing about 65 acres in which there is about 4 or 5 acres in woods, one dwelling house 33 by 16 with brick gabled end with a chimney in each end with a shingle roof weather boarded with log press? boards in bad repair, one sawed log smoke house 10 ft. square in good repair, one old logged kitchen 15 ft. square in bad repair, one hundred apple trees indifferent, 120 peach trees, 1 pear tree, 11 cherry trees, 2 plum trees, 40 panels of _____ and railed fence, 610 panels of fence 7 logs high, we believe the annual value to be $20 per year, the guardian allowed to tend 1/2 of orphans property annually: one lot of ground containing 15 acres about nine acres of the same in woods adjoining Purnell Porter's land we found on the said land one dwelling house 15 by 12 1/2 in good repair, one framed shop 10 feet square in good repair, one old logged house 20 by 14 in bad repair, one old logged stable 15 by 12 in bad repair, 216 panels of fence about 7 logs high, 14 small peach trees, we believe annual value of said lot to be worth $16 per year. The said guardian is allowed to tend one half of the orphans property annually. One half of the annual value of the above land for the use of Betsy Rigsby. 18 Feb. 1806.
APRIL COURT 1808
196. James Rigsby orphan of Thomas Rigsby. Purnell Porter guardian.