m. bef. 1707
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Information on John Cloyd
From Genealogy of the Cloyd, Basye and Tapp families in America ; with brief sketches referring to the families of Ingels, Jones, Marshall and Smith", A. D. Cloyd, M. D., Omaha, Nebr.
5. JOHN CLOYD, d. in Chester Co., Pa., 9-9-1782. His will dated 10-30-1781, probated 10-8-1782, Chester Co., is valuable in establishing family relationship. He m. Mrs. Sarah (Carver) Bartholomew prior to 3-23-1757, when she was legatee under the will of her step-father William Williams, of Philadelphia Coun- ty. He left no children. His widow d. 1784. The following are some of the bequests in his will :
mulatto wenches, Nell and Judith.
To Mary, Margaret and John Cloyd, children of nephew, David Cloyd, 150 pounds, to be divided when of age.
To James and Eli?abeth, children of Samuel and Margaret Culbertson, 100 pounds.
To my kinsman, Eobert Morrell, 150 pounds, joiners tools, etc.
To nephew, James Cloyd, nieces Jane McKee, Eebecea North and Mary Todd, each 50 pounds.
To James Morrell, junior, son of my nephew James Morrell of Phila- delphia, 50 pounds when of age.
To the four children of my deceased brother Thomas Cloyd, â?” Joseph, Mary, Jane and their youngest sister, 200 pounds to be divided when of age.
To my sister Jane, wife of William Hudson, of York Co., five pounds.
To George and Joseph Hudson, sons of said William, 50 pounds each.
To Mary, wife of Lewis Williams, and dau. of said Wm. Hudson, 50 pounds.
To Jane, wife of James Davidson of Cumberland Co., and daughter of Wm. Hudson 50 pounds. Executors, wife Sarah and nephew David Cloyd."