On 1 Aug 1775, Cornelius THOMPSON and John THOMPSON obtained judgment against Josiah CLAPHAM and w/ Sarah, and John CAREY and w/ Mary for 1136 pounds 19 shillings and 5 pence, monies owed. In 1787, property of Josias CLAPHAM and w/ Mary was taken by the sheriff and sold for debts to Cornelius THOMPSON, John THOMPSON and Angus McDONALD and w/ Ann. John CAREY d/ abt 22 Sep 1787, leaving widow - Mary (previously widow of Isaac ELTING) and 3 sons, s/ John Dow CAREY s/ William CAREY s/ Robert T. CAREY Land - "Kempís Discovery", 150 acres; - "Lovely Peggy", 88 acres; - "Rocky Creek", 74 acres; - house and lot in Baltimore Town. On 6 Aug 1791, William THOMPSON, Cornelius THOMPSON, John THOMPSON, Angus McDONALD and w/ Ann, prosecuted in High Court of Chancery against Josias CLAPHAM and w/ Sarah, and John CAREY and w/ Mary, for 1418 pounds 16 shillings and 6 pence. Testimony heard on 23 Aug 1792 from David PLUNKET of Baltimore, merchant, regarding the handwriting of William DEAKINS Jr. of George Town on Potowmack, merchant. John THOMPSON died 5 Mar 1751 (also stated as 13 Feb) and Isaac ELTING became executor; but he died 9 Jun 1756 (also stated as 1 Oct 1756). After Isaac ELTING died, his widow Mary became his executor and she later married John CAREY. Rudolph ELTING died 1 Nov 1759 and Sarah ELTING was his administrator.
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