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John Summers, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Prince George's County, Province of Maryland, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of William Summers and Grace Summers
Husband of Rebecca Summers
Father of William Summers; John Summers, II; Sary Groom and Lucy Street

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About John Summers, I

Event 2:  will, book 12, page 10 & 33    

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From Julie Spencer:

Children of John Summers and his wife Rebecca were:

  • 1. John Summers, Jr.
  • 2. William Summers
  • 3. Sara/Sary Summers
  • 4. Lucy Summers (probable first name)

Sara/Sary Summers married first Samuel Westly. By 1703, the date of her father's Will, Sara was likely a widow. By 1707 she was the wife of Richard Groom.

Lucy Summers married (?) Street.

John Summers, Jr. married Mary Moore.

William Summers married Mary Clement

Primary source: "The First Three Generations of John Summers of Prince George's County, Maryland" by Rosemary B Dodd and Helen Summers Holweck

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Land that were in the possession of John Summers, Jr that he willed to his sons and heirs, namely the properties named "Child's Portion", "Moore's Addition", "Outlett", "His Lordships Kindness", "Friendship", "Poorman's Industry", and "Covert", were on later part of Andrews Air Force Base. Major runways of Andrews Air Force Base are on the lands of "Child's Portion" and "Moore's Addition".

In 1843 at the death of Nathan Summers, son of Nathan and grandson of John, the Summers family tobacco plantation was divided among his nine children, each receiving about 150 acres and several slaves. The plantation was located where Andrews Air Force Base is today, near the current intersection of I-95 and Pennsylvania Avenue.

The Summers-Marshall Family Cemetery caused the curve in Pennsylvania Avenue east of I-95 interchange. Four tombstones from this cemetery in 1959 were moved to Epiphany Episcopal Cemetery in Forestville, MD.

-"The First Three Generations of John Summers of Prince George's County, Maryland", by Rosemary B Dodd and Helen Summers Holweck.


Came to MD as an indentured servant between 1669 and 1674

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John Summers, I's Timeline

1670
1670
England
1690
1690
Age 20
1695
November 3, 1695
Age 25
Prince George's County, Province of Maryland, Colonial America