Person:Reuben Segars (7)

Reuben Segars
d.Bef 23 May 1803
m. Abt 1759
  1. Catherine Segars1760 -
  2. Jeremiah Seger1763 - Bef 1808
  3. Francis Segar1765 - Bef 1808
  4. Joseph Seger1767 -
  5. Reuben Segars1769 - Bef 1803
  6. Mary Ann Segarsabt 1773 - bef 1847
  7. Anne Segars1779 - 1849
  • HReuben Segars1769 - Bef 1803
  • WMary Peery1772 - Aft 1820
m. Est 1798
  1. Mary SegarsBet 1790-1800 - Bef 1850
  2. Francis Segars1799 -
  3. Reuben Segars1803 - 1891
Facts and Events
Name[2] Reuben Segars
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Oct 1769 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Marriage Est 1798 Estimated date based on ages of children
to Mary Peery
Death[3] Bef 23 May 1803 New Castle, Delaware
Probate[3] 23 May 1803 New Castle, Delaware, United StatesLetters of Administration granted to widow
  1. St Mary Anne's Parish (North Elk Parish), in Peden, Henry C. (Henry Clint). Early Anglican church records of Cecil County. (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1990), p. 73.

    Catherine Seger, dau of Joseph and Mary b 20 Dec 1760
    Jeremiah Seger son of same b 20 Feb 1763
    Francis Seger, son of same b. 31 Mar 1765
    Joseph Seger son of same b 23 Aug 1767
    Ruben Seger son of same b 22 Oct 1769

  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. 3.0 3.1 New Castle County (Delaware). Register of Wills. Wills of New Castle County, Delaware, 1682-1854; index to wills, 1682-1885. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1949), Book P, p. 235; FHL #0006541, Primary quality.

    Memo: that Letters of Administration on the Estate of Reuben Segars late of St. Georges Hundred deceased were granted unto Mary Segars the Widow and Administrix and John Vail Administrator, an Inventory to be exhibited on or before the twenty third day of August next and under a true and just account of their Administration on or before the twenty third day of May AD 1804. Given under the Seal of the Register the twenty third day of May A. D. 1803. Bond in 1200 dollars Isaac Ring Surety. Evan Thomas, Reg.