Person:Francis Segars (8)

Francis Segars
m. Est 1798
  1. Mary SegarsBet 1790-1800 - Bef 1850
  2. Francis Segars1799 -
  3. Reuben Segars1803 - 1891
  • HFrancis Segars1799 -
  • W.  Elizabeth Kerr (add)
m. 1823
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Francis Segars
Gender Male
Birth[4][6][7][11] Feb 1799 Delaware, United Statescame of age in 1820
Marriage 1823 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesto Elizabeth Kerr (add)
Property[3] 10 Sep 1829 Cecil, Maryland, United Statespaid for land inherited from uncle taken to build a road
Census[5] 1830 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Property[8] 11 Nov 1834 Cecil, Maryland, United Statespurchased chattel property
Property[9] 11 Apr 1837 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesas a Trustee of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Other[10] 25 Aug 1837 Cecil, Maryland, United StatesMade trustee
Census[6] 1850 Baltimore (independent city), Maryland, United States
Census[7] 1860 Baltimore (independent city), Maryland, United States
  1. D. Cornwall et al vs W. Hickey et al, Case C, Sussex County Chancery Court, July 1823 Term, Sussex, Delaware Delaware Public Archives.

    William Peery, late of Sussex County, Broadkill Hundred, died intestate and without issue on or about 1800, leaving Margaret Peery his widow
    and a brother John Peery
    Mary Thornton deceased, James Peery deceased, John Peery were the sister and brothers of William Peery
    ...James Peery and William Peery and Sarah the wife of William Stewart and Mary the wife of Ruben Segars, children of James Peery deceased who was a brother
    ......Mary Segars, one of the children of James Peary deceased died intestate and left three children: Mary (wife of John McWhorter), Francis and Ruben Segars

  2. An act for the relief of the heirs of Francis Segar (the elder) and others, in Laws of Maryland. Archives of Maryland Online, Vol. 594, pp. 248-253, 1842, Secondary quality.

    Chapter 291
    Francis Segar the elder died seized of about 153 acres situate partly in Newcastle county in the State of Delaware, and partly in Cecil county in the State of Maryland, died intestate and without issue, having to survive him a widow, Mary who afterwards intermarried with a certain Pennington
    and also having as his heirs at law one brother Reuben Segar and three sisters, Catherine, Mary and Anne Segar
    and the said Reuben Segar afterwards died intestate, having to survive him three children Reuben, Francis, and Mary, who afterwards intermarried with a certain John McWharter
    and the said sister Mary intermarried with a certain David Short now deceased
    and the said sister Catherine intermarried with a certain Ray
    and the said sister Anne intermarried with James Lake and is now living
    and that his brother and sisters each inherited a one-quarter share in Francis Segar's (the elder) estate
    And that the heirs of Reuben Segar (Reuben, Francis, Mary and John McWharter), and Mary Segars Short in her widowhood, sold their undivided shares to Davidson D. Pearce
    And that Catherine Ray and her husband sold their undivided share to William Bouldin, who afterwards died intestate leaving as his heirs four children, Richard, George, Rachel and Eliza, each inheriting one-sixteenth undivided share of Francis Segar's (the elder) estate
    And that George Bouldin sold his undivided share to John L. Clayton, and the other three children of William Bouldin sold one undivided share to Reuben Lake and two undivided shares to Jesse Lake
    And that Anne and James Lake retain the right to their undivided share
    The whole being subject to the right of dower of Mary Pennington, the widow of Francis Segar, the elder
    And the said tract of land cannot be divided without detriment to the parties entitle, and that a special enactment is necessary to meet the exigencies of the case

  3. Cecil County, in Maryland, United States. Maryland Land Records, Liber JS 27, Folio 180.

    Results of inquiry re: property ownership and damages incurred from construction of a road for use of carriages, waggons, carts or other vehicles for/by the Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland Steam Navigation Company. The Company was incorporated by an Act of the General Assembly of Maryland, passed at December 1825. The property in question extends from Fisher Street in the town of Elkton, MD, to the MD/DE border. Owners of property include:
    1st parcel = Thomas Biddle
    2nd parcel = Elizabeth Pearce and Sarah Ann Pearce, heirs of (NN) Pierce
    3rd parcel = 1/4 to the heirs of William Boulden: Rachel (Mrs. Samuel) Hogg, Elizabeth Boulden, Richard Boulden, and George Boulden; and that Margaret, widow of William Boulden has right of dower to the whole during her life time.
    ditto = 1/4 to Mrs. James Lake
    ditto = 1/4 to Mrs. David Short
    ditto = 1/4 to Francis Segers, Mary (Mrs. John) McWharter, and Reuben Segers;
    ditto = and that Mary, widow of Francis Segers, has right of dower to the whole of parcel 3 during her life time.

    Compensation for damages as follows:
    Thomas Bittle = $900.00
    Elizabeth Pearce and Sarah Ann Pearce = $550.00 each
    Samuel and Rachael Hogg = $33.50
    Elizabeth Boulden, Richard Boulden, George Boulden = $33.50 each
    James Lake and his wife = $153.12
    David Short and his wife = $153.12
    John McWater and his wife Mary = $51.04
    Francis Segers and Reuben Segers = $51.04 each
    Mary Segers, widow of Francis Segers = $87.50
    Margaret Boulden, widow of William Boulden = $19.14
    Members of the jury who determined the above, 12 good and lawful men freeholders in Cecil County not interested nor related to any of the owners of the lots and parcels of land concerned: Enoch Cloud, William Dinkhead, Thomas Russel, George R. Howard, Benjamin Bowen, John Ash, Jacob Ash, John M. Johnston, John Henderson, Alexander Scott, Henry Andrews, Samuel Thompson Jr. Sherrif: Thomas Miller Jr.
    Inquiry taken 10 September 1829

  4. Maryland. Orphan's Court (Cecil County). Administration accounts : 1819-1854. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), Book C, p. 578; FHL #0013883.

    The Account of George C. Turner Guardian of Francis Segars son of Reuben late of Cecil County Deceased and which said Francis came of age in Feby 1820

  5. 3rd Electoral District, Cecil County, Maryland; NARA #M19-56, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 61, line 24.

    Francis Segars, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 30-40

  6. 6.0 6.1 Ward 7, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 67, Fam 75, Primary quality.

    Segars, Francis, 49, miller, b. DE
    , Elizabeth, 50, b. MD
    Williams, Agnes, 49, b. MD
    , Mary E., 16, b. MD

  7. 7.0 7.1 Ward 7, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Family 2141, Primary quality.

    Segars, Francis, 52, miller, RE = $3700, PE = $200, b. DE
    , Elizabeth, 56, b. MD
    Williams, Agnes, 60
    , Mary E., 23, b. MD

  8. Cecil County (Maryland). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Land records, 1674-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), Vol. 34, p. 264; FHL #0013849, Primary quality.

    Hugh Jackson of Cecil County, MD
    for $60
    paid by Francis Segers of Cecil County, MD
    do sell
    one bay gelding about 6 hears old
    two milk cows, one red and white, the other brown
    one white heifer
    one spotted sow and 6 pigs
    3 featherbeds with their bedsteads and furniture
    one wooden clock
    one four oared batteau and 4 oars
    one bureau and one poplar cupboard
    Signed 11 November 1834, Hugh Jackson
    Witness Mary Ann Kerr

  9. Cecil County (Maryland). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Land records, 1674-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), Vol 39, p. 367; FHL #0013852, Primary quality.

    Indenture 17 April 1837
    Between Mark Brown & Lydia Ann his wife of Cecil County, MD
    and Francis Segars, Cyrus Oldham, William Edmundson, John Fisher Jr. of Cecil, MD; and Charles Wilson, Samuel Pollock & Nicholas House of Chester County, PA, Trustees
    for $355
    a tract of land
    Beginning at a stone in the great road leading from the brick Meeting House to Port Deposit then S 48 deg W 22 perches and 8/10 to a stone in a line of land of [D?P?]o[r]vel White deceased then N 4 deg and 20 min W 34 perches to a stone, then N 83 and 1/2 deg E 18 perches to a stone then S 4 and 1/2 deg E 15 perches and 4/10 to a stone, then S 3 deg E 5 perches to the place of beginning
    containing 3 acres of land
    to . . . . Trustees for the Methodist Episcopal Church in the USA for the use of the travelling preacher on what is called the West Nottingham circut as a parsonage
    to be a Trustee, must be 21 years of age and a member of the Church for at least one year
    Signed Mark Brown, Lydia Ann Brown
    Witness Wm Peirce, Peter Askew

  10. Cecil County (Maryland). Clerk of the Circuit Court. Land records, 1674-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), Vol 40, p. 231; FHL #0013852, Primary quality.

    Indenture 25 August 1837
    David Baird of Cecil Co., MD, 1st part
    James Galbraith, Cecil Co., MD, 2nd part
    Francis Segars, Cecil Co., MD, 3rd part
    Whereas by Indenture of 6 Dec 1816
    James Galbraith and Rebecca Galbraith his wife (formerly Rebecca Wilson) and Thomas Wilson
    sold to one John Galey in trust all the real estate of James Galbraith in Cecil Co. to which James Galbraith was at that time entitled either in law or in equity, recorded in JS 17, folio 339 and whereas the said James Galbraith for whose sole and separate use and benefit the said real estate were sold to John Galey in trust
    did give his word that the said trust might be transferred to David Baird for the same purposes and that David Baird might stand in place of John Galey
    and whereas the said David Baird is about to remove from the State of MD and is anxious to transfer his trust to some other person
    and whereas James Galbraith doth now consent that the trust be transferred to Francis Segars and the said Francis Segars shall stand in place of David Baird for $1 paid by Francis Segars that parcel of land, a part of the original tract called "Pluck him in" which was sold to James Galbraith by Benjamin Foster on 12 October 1816, recorded in JS 13, folio 110
    Signed David Baird, James Galbraith
    Witnesses L. L. Savin, J. W. Abrahams, Justices in the District Court for Port Deposit

    Note: The trust was established by an indenture 6 Dec 1819 as part of the separation agreement between James Galbraith and Rebecca (Wilson) Galbraith, with John Galey Trustee. See JS 17, folio 339, Cecil County,

  11. Ages given in census records for Francis are dubious, since he seemed to age less than ten years between censuses.