- Sabritt Sollers’ property is listed in The Book of Descents, thus he died without a will. Dower (one third) would be paid to a surviving widow, though in this case there does not appear to be one. The land would then be split between the heirs.
Frederick County, Maryland Militia, War 0f 1812, Sollers, Sabritt. Major of 1st Battalion, 20th Regt. under Lt. Col. Wampler; apparently not called into service; b. 24 Aug.1772, son of Thomas and Ariana (Dorsey) Sollers and grandson of Sabritt Sollers who married Mary Heighe daughter of James Heighe of Calvert Co., Maryland and great-grandson of John Sollers who died in 1699 (1700).
Our subject, Sabritt Sollers married Mary Dorsey 25 Dec 1806. She died 26 Feb 1820; he died 17 July 1834.
Sollers Homestead, Liberty District, Frederick Co., Maryland. Buried nr Libertytown. WILL of Maj. Sabritt Sollers, names children: Thomas E.Sollers, Sarah Sollers, Mary Sollers, Ariana wife of Thos. G. Maynard, Susan Sollers, and Margaret Sollers (minor)., Ignatius Waters, guardian. Will mentioned LAND: 190a devised by his father Thomas; 190a of a tract conveyed by BASIL Sollers; 15a of Mount Felicity; 82a of Mount Pleasant; 182a of contiguous parts of Mount Mures, Carmack's Farewell, Walnut Ridge, Warfield, Richard Coale, Abraham Jones, John Dudderar, Nicholas Hoy. Land divided; Deeds included in file. 26 Oct. 1837 (pp 366-395) Frederick Co, MD
Subject: Have I sent this to you before?
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 13:33:27 -0400
From: S Minnich
To: Bob Sollars
If not, do you already have it? I would suspect so since your files are so extensive but, one never knows. Hope retirement is going well for you. Will send off a chatty e-mail at a later date.
(remember me?) Shirley
Sollers, Sabritt, Major, d/ 14 Jul 1834, intestate - (Pg 366-395) Children -
1. Thomas E. Sollers
2. Sarah Sollers
3. Mary Sollers
4. Ariana, now w/o Thomas G. MAYNARD
5. Susan Sollers
6. Margaret (a minor, Ignatius WATERS as guardian)
Land - 190ac by his deceased father, Thomas Sollers dtd 29 Nov 1794; 190ac pt of same tract conveyed by Basil Sollers on 6 Apr 1803; 15+ac pt Mount Felicity; 82ac pt Mount Pleasant by Abraham JONES, trustee in Chancery Ct 17 Jul 1834; 182ac of contiguous parts of The Mount of The Mures, Carmack's Farewell, Walnut Ridge, Luck - by Ely C. DORSEY, Mary DORSEY & Otho DORSEY dtd 17 May 1817; and 199ac of Middle Plantation by Bean PIGMAN, trustee dtd 7 Jun 1817 with 1ac conveyed to Solomon NUSBAUM.
Thomas Sollers deeded land by will dtd 13 Apr 1781 to his three sons, Sabrith, Basil (wife Susanna) and Dennis. The road from New Market to Liberty Town lies on the western border of the property (leads to JonesíMill); also lies north of Linganore Creek; surveyed in 1836 by Elihu H. ROCKWELL; Land divided; deeds included in file.
Commissioners: Thomas WARFIELD, Richard COALE, Abraham JONES, John DUDDERAR, Nicholas HOY, dtd 26 Oct 1837.