Name: Benjamin Duvall
Birth: 29 MAY 1719 in Prince Georges, Maryland
Death: 1800 in Prince Georges Co., Maryland
His last will and testament, dated May 17, 1794, was admitted to probate in Prince Georges County on January 24, 1801, by Christopher Hyatt, Frederick Clarke, and Stacy Nichols, with his son Gabriel Duvall as executor. He bequeathed negroes to his wife during life and one third of the personal estate. Other heirs were his children - Deliah Duvall, Benjamin Duvall, Susannah Hodges, and Sarah Duvall - and his grandsons Judson Clark, WIlliam Russell Clark, and Benjamin Duvall Clark.
The heirs ultimately were awarded bounty land for their services from the Federal Government, receiving 100 acres each due to a lieutenant of the Continental Line. The heirs at the time of the grants were: Benjamin Duvall, Gabriel Duvall, Susannah Hodges, Delilah Duvall, Sarah Duvall, and the heirs of Elizabeth Clarke, that is, Judson Clarke, William Russell Clarke and Benjamin Duvall Clarke.
Henry Wright Newman (contributed by Patricia J Vorenberg)
Father: Benjamin Duvall b: 1692 in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland
Mother: Sophia Griffith b: 27 APR 1691 in Middle Neck Hundred, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland
Susannah Tyler b: 24 FEB 1715/16 in Prince Georges Co. , MD
- Elizabeth Duvall b: 19 DEC 1744 in Prince Georges Co., Maryland
- Benjamin Duvall b: 5 NOV 1746 in Prince Georges Co., Maryland
- Gabriel Duvall b: 6 DEC 1752 in Prince Georges Co., Maryland