Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Philip Briscoe

Male 1645 - 1725  (80 years)


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  • Name Philip Briscoe  [1
    Born 1645  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1724/25  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001929  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Family ID F01283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Swann,   b. Abt 1662, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1740, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Briscoe,   b. 1678, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1734, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Philip Briscoe,   b. 1680, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 63 years)
     3. Susannah Briscoe,   b. Abt 1684, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1738/39, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     4. Edward Briscoe,   b. 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1725/26, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. Anne Briscoe,   b. Bef 1690, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1755 and 1758, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)
     6. Sarah Briscoe,   b. Abt 1692, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1735, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     7. Judith Briscoe,   b. Bef 1693, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     8. James Briscoe,   b. 1693, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1750, Frederick County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     9. George Briscoe,   b. Abt 1700, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1720/21, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F01055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Briscoe, Philip, Sr., Charles County, 25th April, 1724; 29th Jan., 1724.
      To wife Susannah, dwelling plantation "Morris's Venture" during life; at her decease to son John, ex., and hrs.; and 1/3 personal estate.
      To son Philip and hrs.., 80 A. had of Father Swann.
      To son Edward and hrs.,"Hitchin," bou. of Thomas Davis; 111 A. of "Loves Enjoyment."
      To grandson leonard (son of son George, dec'd), pt. of "Chaptico Mannor" during term of lease.
      To daus, Sarah Leonard, Judith Ashcom, Susannah Compton, and Anne Wood, personalty.
      To son John, largest silver tankard.
      To son James and hrs., 200 A. of "Loves Enjoyment."
      To sons John, Philip, Edward and James and daus. Susannah and Ann, residue of personalty equally.
      Test: John Briscoe, Jr., Thomas Mercer, Robert Lang. 18.339.
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      Philip Briscoe 10.341 CH 459.15.0 Feb 4 1724 Apr 11 1725
      Appraisers: John Chum, Jr., Thomas Burch.
      Creditors: Daniell Jenifer.
      Next of kin: Philip Briscoe, Jr., Edward Briscoe.
      Executor: John Briscoe.
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      Phillip Briscoe 7.216 A CH 459.15.0 181.12.7 Dec 3 1725
      Received from: John Bucknam, Ralph Bayley, William Kingsland, William Ward, Sr., Samuel Love, George Witter, Anne Short, Robert Parker, John Chunn, Jr., George Dement, Sr., Richard Burroughs, Jacob Morriss, Robert Luddall, Robert Lovell, John Edwards, Thomas Birch, John Burroughs, James Swann, John Magrah, Hans Dollar, John Dyson, Margarett Maddox, Gillham Wood, Edward Davis, Jr., James Keech, Thomas Dyson, Mary Gardiner, John Rye, William Theobalds, Samuel Turner, John Scott, Sr., James Watersforrest, John Poslon, John Clarke, John Davie, John Graves, William Huntington, Jos, Allen, Jr., Thomas Hunt, Daniel Morphey, Mary Lattimar, Samuel Chunn, John Fairfax, Robert Clare, Thomas Beech, Francis Clarke, Thomas Alpin, Samuel Johnson, Patrick Fanell, Thomas Gosling, Samuel Mahone , Joseph Douglass, Jos. Pile, William Cooke, Francis Wheatly, John Birch, William Harris, Daniel Short, Sarah Carter, John Tippett, Benjamin Douglass, Thomas Allstone, Samuel Maddox, Sr., John Sympson, John Williams, Sarah Douglas, Michael Branson, John Chunn, Sr., John Parry, Benjamin Reeder, Timothy Dunaway, Charles Smith, Robert Cull, George Scroggen, William Cage, John Noe, Sr., Benjamin Shoks, John Cartwright, Charles Phillpott, John Rayfield, Nicholas Farrell, Justiniah Birch, Mary Baley, William Throne, Gilbert Lewis, Oliver Birch, John_Attaway, Charles Yates, Edward Loyd, Percival Pearson, Matt. Barnes, Unknown Maddox, John Johnson, Barton Smoot, Thomas Douglas, Robert Yates.
      Legatees: Susannah Briscoe (wife), Susannah Compton, Anne Wood, Mr. Charles Ashcomb, William Howard,
      Executor: John Briscoe.
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      William Rinefinger 10.126 I SM 26.l7.0 Oct 18 1688
      The amount of the inventory also included #3883.
      Appraisers: John Vadry, Phillip Briscoe.
      Approvers: John Compton, John Longs.
      List of debts: James Swann.
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      James Turner 15.67 A 108.14.9 55.8.9 Apr 29 1697
      * A second inventory was cited in the amount of 14.4.7. Also cited as part of the inventory was #1900, which is equivalent to 7.18.4.
      * Payments to: Capt. John Bayne, William Stone, John Benfeild, Col. John Courts, George Scrogen, Mr. Boulton, Randolph Brandt, Ralph Smith, George Sutton, Phillip Briscoe, Capt. Paull Bickford.
      * Administrator: Joseph Willson (brother-in-law).
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      Capt. John Bayne 22.32 I 705,14.4 Jul 10 1702
      Servants mentioned: Jos, Cooper, John Bryon (boy), Anthony Conylfboy), John Magraugh (boy), Hugh Dowen, James Rye (boy), Sawny Rose, Wi xam Gwen, Thomas Suickett and wife (unnamed)--Cites 2 children (unnamed), Alexander Mills (boy), John Bom (boy), Robert Manhaine (boy), Thomas Day.
      Appraisers: Capt. Phillip Briscoe, Capt. Henry Hardy.
      Mentions: Walter Bayne, Benjamin Warren, John Warren, Pry. Smallwood, Ebsworth Bayne.
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      Coode, John, St. Mary's County, 27th Feb.,, 1708; 28th Mch., 1709.
      To eld. son John, and hrs., "Pendreine" adjoining Mattapany in St. Clements hundred.
      To 2nd son William and hrs., ""Pissimore Point" where he now lives, and land adjoining where John Tenison lived,, also to 2 eld. sons named jointly, land and island bought from Richd. Foster,
      To son Richard and hrs., "Second Thought" above Rock Creek in freshes of Patuxent-also jointly with 3 daus, Mary, Anne and Winifred, mill at Tomacookin and land adjoining bought from Ozwell Dash.
      To wife Eliza:, extx. during life, dwelling plantation "Bluff Point,," running down Manalopson, and stock thereon for support of child. she has by me.
      Test: Philip Briscoe, Sr., Luke Barber, Edward Barber., Sam'll. Williamson. 12, 341,
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      Joseph Cooper 32C.65 A CH 31.16.1 #3461 Jul 9 ----{1710)
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #7633.
      Payments to: Rev. John Fraser, John Fendall, John Makeney, Maj. Phillip Briscoe, John Wilson, John Stevens, Robert Mayhune.
      Administratrix: Susanna Brett, wife of George Brett.
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      Williamson, Samuel, gent., St. Mary's County, 19th June, 1713.
      (Articles of agreement with Judith Swann, widow,)
      In consideration of marriage to be consummated bet. sd. parties, the sd. Samuel agrees as follows:
      1st. Denies for himself and hrs. any rights or interest to any pt. of personal estate of sd. Judith, and gives his free consent for sd. Judith to dispose of personal estate poss. by her before marriage to her child. as to her shall seem fit.
      2nd. Should sd. Judith survive him, the sd. Samuel agrees that she shall poss. his entirepersonal estate during her lifetime, relinquishing for herself and hrs. all interest in his real estate, excepting a certain rent to be pd. to her annually during her widowhood. The afsd. Wilkinson gives bond for 500, dated 19th June, 1713, to Thomas Swan., carpenter, of Charles Co. trustee of Judith Swann, of Saint Mary's County, widow of Capt. James Swann, of sd. County, dec'd.
      Test: Philip Briscoe, Edward Lorde. 19,857
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      Cornelius White 35A.237 A CH 108.8.3 150.3.3 Jun 5 1714
      Payments to: Col. Henry Lowe, Mr. Thomas Grant, Mr. Joseph Manning, Capt. Thomas Dent, Dr. Philip Briscoe for maintenance of Eleanor Charlesworth, Jonathon Tipton of Baltimore County, Mr. Charles Carroll, William Smith, Jos. Houldsworth, John Parry.
      Administrators: Mr. John Parry, Luke Barber, Andrew Norton.
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      William Sumerhill 36C.50 A SM 23.3.4 #4463 Jun 7 1715
      Payments to: William Thorns,John Adams, Mr, Philip Briscoe, Sr., James Sumerhill, Mr. Henry Love, Mr. Samuell Williamson, Edward Barber, Mary Hitton, William Higgs, William Bladen, Esq., Col. William Aisquith.
      Administrator: James Sumerhill.
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      Contributed by Margaret Whippee
      12 Aug. 1717
      Final Inventory of Thomas Demar, late of St. Mary's Co., deceased.
      Creditor: Phillip Briscoe
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      1662-1665 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 345
      Northumberland County Court 20th of April 1663
      PHILLIP BRISCO, Servant to JOHN WILLIAMS, is by this Court adjudged to bee fifteene yeares of age & ordered to serve his sd. Master or his assignes from the time of his arrival! accordinge to the Law in that case made and provided
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 68
      Award of arbitration recorded at request of Philip Briscoe:
      28 Sep 1703; Samuel Luckett and Thomas Orrell; [can't read] concerning John Contee and Richard Dod; /s/ Philip Briscoe; wit. Samuell Swann, Edward Briscoe
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 26
      Recorded at request of Philip Briscoe:
      4 Nov 1706; Indenture from Thomas Davis of St. Mary's County, planter, to Philip Briscoe, Sr., Gent.; for 3,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Hitchin surveyed and patented by John Heard and sold to Giles Willson; from him to Thomas Davis; bounded by a parcel laid out for Thomas Lomax on the south side of the main swamp that falls in the Pile's Fresh; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ Thomas Davis (mark); wit. Oliver Burch, Justinian Burch, Thomas Burch, John Willson (mark); 4 Nov 1706; "Quiet possession by livery and seizin by turf and twigg" delivered by Thomas Davis to Philip Briscoe, Sr.; same wit.; ack. 12 Nov 1706 by Thomas Davis and wife Mary in open court; Thomas Davis on acct. of Capt. Philip Briscoe paid alienation on 100 acres called Hitchin for use of James Heath, farmer
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 253
      14 Aug 1711; Recorded at request of John Wilson:
      14 Nov 1709; Indenture from Manassus Loyles of St. Mary's Co. in behalf of Dafton Cotton Loyles whom he binds as apprentice to John Chun for 9 years and 8 months; /s/ Manassus Loyles (mark), John Chun; wit. Phillip Briscoe, Sr., Susan Briscoe (mark)
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      Charles County Court Records, March 1742/3 Court, Liber T#2, Page 508. [The beginning of this document is missing] .. Robert Hanson, Gent, and his associates, our Justices within CC, for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the sd tract of land, know that we have given you (not being any way related to the petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land) power to examine all witnesses which shall be nominated to you by the afd petitioner, touching their knowledge of the bounds of the afd tract of land. Signed Nov 23, 1742 - Edm Porteus, Clk.
      And now here, Samuel Chunn and George Hatton, two of the Commissioners return to this Court, the Commission afd with the certificate thereon, and subsequent depositions thereunto annexed, viz - We, being appointed by the Justices of CC to examine witnesses to prove the bounds of a tract of land in possession of Mrs. Eleanor Briscoe called Morris' Venture - In obedience thereto, we did meet on the premises on Jan 8, 1742, and then and there examined such witnesses as to us were offered. Signed - Samuel Chunn, GHatton.

      Jan 8, 1742. The deposition of Matthew Compton Sr, aged about 71, who says that near the place where he now stands, being in a Glendy place, on the north side of the main Swamp of Birds Cr, stood an oak bounded tree, which he further says his father told him about 50 years ago, was a bounded tree of the land of Dr. Philip Briscoe, and since that, was told by Capt. John Briscoe that it was a bounded tree of the sd land, and that he saw the sd land laid out by the sd Capt. John Briscoe, who began his Survey on or near this place where we have this day erected a mulberry post to perpetuate the same. Signed - Mathew Compton.

      Jan 8, 1742. The deposition of James Swann, aged about 52, who says that about 26 years ago, Capt. John Briscoe showed him a bounded white oak, being near the place where he now stands, being on a Glendy piece of ground on the north side of the main Branch of Burds Cr. And he further says that the sd Capt. Briscoe told him it was a bound tree of his land, on or near which place we have this day erected a mulberry post, to perpetuate the memory of the same, and to the best of his knowledge, he told him it was his beginning tree.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 370-59: HITCHIN: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Briscoe, Philip: Surveyed 4 March 1667 for John Heard on the South side the main swamp that falls into Piles Fresh.: Other notes - 100 Acres - Jacob Wood from Edward Briscoe; 14 April 1741,
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS At a Court held February 9th 1703/4
      PP. 119-221 ANNE by the Grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland Queen Defender of the Faith etc. To all to whom these present Letters shall come greeting,. Know ye that among the Pleas recorded before our Justices for Charles County in our Court held for Port Tobacco in the same county the Eleventh day of November in the 13th year of the Reign of our Late Predecessor KING WILLIAM the THIRD of Gracious Memory Anno Domini 1703 Before Majr . WILLIAM DENT Captain WILLIAM BARTON, Mr. JOSEPH MANNING, Mr. THOMAS TANZY, Mr. BENJAMIN HALL, Mr. ROBERT YEATS, Mr. RICHARD HARRISON, MR. PHILIP BRISTOE, MR WILLIAM HERBERT, Captain HENRY HARDY, Lieut. Collo. JAMES SMALLWOOD, Justices unto appointed & authorized.
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      1704-1705 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 59)
      Richmond County Court 5th of May 1705
      - Upon the presentment of the Grand Jury against ABRAHAM HANNASON and MARTHA NEWDALL for fornication, the said ABRAHAM pursuant to the last Court's Order produceing Certificate from Mr. PHILLIP BRISCOE of CHARLES County in the Province of MARYLAND that the Wife of the said ABRAHAM is now dead, the said presentment is therefore dismist and it is ordered that the said ABRAHAM do not refrayne the company of the said MARTHA or intermarry with her, that the Sherriff of this County or his Deputy do take him into custody till he shall give security for the same according to Law

  • Sources 
    1. [S044775] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 8.