Samuel Hearn
(Abt 1770-Bef 1850)
Lovey Prettyman
(1774-After 1850)
Joseph Hearn
(1799-Bef 1869)


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1. Sarah Melson

Joseph Hearn

  • Born: 1799, Worcester Co., MD 2
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Melson on 05 Mar 1827 in Worcester Co., MD 1
  • Died: Bef 07 Sep 1869, Wicomico Co., MD


Joseph Hearn wrote his will on May 8 1866 and it was proven in Wicomico Co., MD on Sep 7 1869:
- To eldest son Brinkley - the farm purchased of Henry Mills in 1849 and the farm where Brinkley now lives
- To son Samuel - farm bought at public sale from Thomas Smith administrator of the estate of Henry Mills which is called the Herron Place and contains about 135 acres
- To youngest son Elijah S. farm where I now live bought of Peter G. Hearn being about 207 acres
- To daughter Irena Hearn $500
Executor: wife Sally and son Elijah
Witnesses: Ebenezer White, George H. Jackson, William A. Olliphant (WiW-WB1:40)

Joseph married Sarah Melson, daughter of Samuel Cannon Melson and Grace Maddux, on 05 Mar 1827 in Worcester Co., MD.1 (Sarah Melson was born in 1807 in Worcester Co., MD 3 and died on 27 Mar 1899 in Wicomico Co., MD.)


1 Worcester Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 51 in District 5, Worcester Co.

3 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 43 in District 5, Worcester Co.

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