Person:Reuben Segars (8)

Reuben Segars
m. Est 1798
  1. Mary SegarsBet 1790-1800 - Bef 1850
  2. Francis Segars1799 -
  3. Reuben Segars1803 - 1891
m. 16 Dec 1829
  • HReuben Segars1803 - 1891
  • W.  Eliza (add)
m. Abt 1870
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Reuben Segars
Gender Male
Birth[10][11] 1803/1804 Delaware, United Statesfather died about May 1803
Alt Birth[8][9][6][11] Abt 1805 Delaware, United States
Other[4] 9 Jun 1812 Cecil, Maryland, United StatesGuardian appointed
Property[3] 10 Sep 1829 Cecil, Maryland, United StatesReceived compensation for property taken to build road
Marriage 16 Dec 1829 Cecil, Maryland, United Statesto Margaret Alden
Census[5] 1830 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Census[6] 1860 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Census[8] 1870 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Marriage Abt 1870 to Eliza (add)
Census[9] 1880 Cecil, Maryland, United States
Death[7] Feb 1891 Cecil, Maryland, United States
  1. 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

  2. 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

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

    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). Administrator and guardian bonds : 1674-1859. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1948), 1802-1812: p. 526 - No. 334; FHL #0013880, Primary quality.

    - Reuben Segars of Reuben 9 June 1812
    George C. Turner, Thomas Jones, Thomas B. Price, Gentlemen of Cecil County
    Bond of $100
    for George C. Turner, Guardian of Reuben Segars, son of Reuben an orphan of Cecil County
    for management of property

  5. 2nd Electoral District, Cecil, Maryland, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, line 1, p. 37; NARA #M19-56, Primary quality.

    Reuben Segars, 1 male under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 20-30, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 30-40

  6. 6.0 6.1 4th District, Elkton, Cecil, Maryland; NARA M653-472, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, p. 45, HH 1128, Family 1096, Primary quality.

    Segers, Reuben, 56, blacksmith, RE = $400, PE = $100, b. DE
    , Margaret, 67, b. MD
    Willis, Clary, 7, female, b. MD
    Alden, Margaret, 30, b. MD

  7. Newspaper Articles - Whig 1891, in Cecil County, MDGenWeb Archives , Accessed 3 February 2006; 17 May 2012, Secondary quality.

    Various Articles from The Cecil Whig, Elkton, 1891: Cecil Co., MD
    Transcribed and contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Cyndie Enfinger
    Saturday, February 21, 1891+++++
    - Reuben Segar and Augustus Wilson died at the Alms House last week. They were both aged men, the former being ninety-one, and the latter about seventy years of age.

  8. 8.0 8.1 District 4, Cecil, Maryland, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publications M593 and T132), HH 186, fam 180, Primary quality.

    Segars, Reuben, 65, Blacksmith, RE = $1000, PE = $275, b. DE
    , Margaret, 76, b. MD
    Alden, Margaret, 45, b. MD

  9. 9.0 9.1 Fair Hill (District 4), Cecil, Maryland, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 17, Fam 18, Primary quality.

    Segers, Reuben, 75, Blacksmith, b. MD, both parents b. DE
    , Eliza E., 26, wife, keeping house, b. MD, both parents b. MD
    , Amanda, 10, dau, b MD
    , Francis, 6, son, b. MD

  10. 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.

  11. 11.0 11.1 If his father died in May 1803, the latest Reuben could have been born would be about February 1804. Later ages in census records are when he was much older, and only off by a year or two.