19. Samuel3 Busey (Paul2, Paul1, ElizabethA ?) was born ca 1705. He died ca Jul 1774: in Frederick Co, MD, at approximately 69 years of age.
He married ? ? :. She died before 1748:. Samuel Busey was a witness to his brother Paul's will in 1731. In 1733, he was taxable in Mount Calvert Hundred, Prince George's County. When he joined in the partition of "Charles Hills", no wife released her dower. In 1753, he bought shares of "Charles Hills" from his brothers Joshua and Edward. He is shown as the owner of "Charles Hills" in the debt books of 1750 and 1753-67. In 1768, he purchased land in Frederick County and appears in the debt books there until 1773. He signed his legal documents by mark "S".(67)
On 7 Apr 1739, James Magruder, James Lucas and Sam'll Bensey (sic) witnessed the will of John Henry in Prince George's County. Whether or not this was Samuel Busey could be determined by examining the recorded document [Md Calendar of Wills vol 8, p. 42]
In a 10 Feb 1749 account of the estate of Solomy Large of Prince George's Co, a payment was made to Samuel Buecey. Henry Brooke was the administrator. [Prerog Ct 27.273 abstract] Note that Samuel's brother John had been a surety for the administration bond of Solomy Large on her husband Philip's estate in 1747 (see John Busey)
On 25 May 1751, Samuel (S) Busey, along with Jeremiah Berry and W. Beanes Jr, witnessed the will of Richard Keene, merchant, of Prince George's County. [Md Calendar of Wills vol 11, p. 46]
In the Frederick Co 1768 debt books, Samuel Busey is shown with "Resurvey on Content" and "Resurvey on Saplin Ridge".
He made his will 29 Oct 1770 and named daughters Mercy Soper and Priscilla Hobbs. Mercy received part of the land "where I now dwell" on the north side of Bennets Creek and meadow on the south side of said creek. Priscilla got the remaining part of said land, on the south side of Bennets Creek. The witnesses were Jeremiah Browning, Jonathan Browning Sr, and Jonathan Browning Jr. The will was probated on 28 Jul 1774, liber 39.798 [Md Calendar of Wills vol 15, p. 161].
Samuel Busey and ? ? had the following children:
+ 45 i. Mercy4 Busey was born bef 1750.
+ 46 ii. Priscilla Busey was born bef 1753.
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