Somerset County Judicial Records, 1690-1691 Volume 191, Page 160
Samuel: Alexander. ffrancis Alexander. Edward Prise and Cornelius Ward being prsented last June Court by the Jury of Enquiry for Orphants, for goods left by Richard Bright decd. was pr Court Quasht. upon these Considerations following.
Richard: Bright. Deceased March ye 31th. 1685.
Left 5 Children. vid Aylworths Record fo: 79. ye other end of Anne B this book. Richard. with Samuel.Alexander Edward. with Nathaniel:Doughery. now at Cornelius Wards Matthew. with. Edward Prise John. - with ffrancis Alexander He left Several goods which were divided into shares, for each was to be paid a Cow and Calfe. Coll. William: Coulbourne Samuel: Alexander Samuel:Alexander. 2 Shares Nathaniel: Dougherty } Each a Barrel of Meal. for which Nathaniel: Dougherty 1: Share Edward: Prise. they are to pay a Breeder. ffrancis: Alexander ----------------------------
March Court 1692/3 Somerset, MD
173 ~Petition of William Elgate for items left by Richard Bright to his daughter, Anne, the petitoner’s wife, now in possessinon of others: Cornelius Ward having a breeder and Samuel Alexander having pott hooks, iron pott and six pewter spoons; Court orders Ward and Alexander appear next Court
Anne Elgate married Thomas Hall.Seeking information on early Thomas Hall family of Maryland.