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

Richard Harrison

Male 1659 - 1710  (50 years)


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  • Name Richard Harrison 
    Born 12 Oct 1659  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jul 1710  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002006  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Joseph Harrison,   b. Abt 1639, St. Margaret's Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1673, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Troope,   b. Abt 1643, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1673, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1659  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Wade,   b. Abt 1659, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jane Delahay,   b. 1 Jun 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1685  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 24 Jul 1685, Nanjemoy, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1718, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. Joseph Harrison,   b. 27 Oct 1687, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1727, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Benjamin Harrison,   b. Abt 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Harrison,   b. 31 Jan 1689/90, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1719/20, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     5. Thomas Harrison,   b. Abt 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1734, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     6. Tabitha Harrison,   b. 23 Jun 1693, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Harrison, Richard, s/o Joseph Harrison, b. 12 Oct 1659
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      Will of Richard Harrison, Charles Co. ____________ 25 July 1710
      To son Joseph, 4 tracts, viz., part of "Delahey's Chance" 150 A., "Woodberry's Hope," 150 A., "Holy Spring," and 200 A. "Carpenter's Square."
      Son Joseph afsd. to purchase for son Benjamin at 18 years, 150 A. of land or to convey to him one of tracts afsd., and he, Joseph, is also instructed to build a house for his mother on one of sd. tracts.
      To son Richard, "Lane's Land" near Maryland Point, and sloop "Indian Princess," jointly with his brother Joseph.
      To grandchild. John and Eliza: Hambleton at majority and hrs., lacking which to pass to any hrs. of their mother, Eliza: Hambleton, and to dau. Tabitha (Harrison), at 18 yrs., brothers Francis and Joseph Harrison, and son Thomas at 21 yrs., personal estate.
      Testator desires a debt to Capt. Fitzhugh, of VA, to be paid.
      To Child., Eliza:, Joseph, Richard, Tabitha and Benjamin afsd., residue of estate.
      Exs.: Wife Jane and sons Joseph and Richard.
      Test: Nicholas Cooper, John Griffen.
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      Mr. Richard Harrison 32A.115 I CH 735.1.3 Aug 14 1710
      Appraisers: Phill. Hoskins, Nicholas Cooper.
      Creditors: Gerrard Fowke, William Fitzhugh.
      Next of kin: Joseph Harrison, Elisabeth Hamilton.
      List of debts: Henry Wharton, Mr. Richard Haughton, MM Thomas Wharton & Keysar.
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      Richard Harrison, 32C.168 A CH 735.1.3 #16108 Aug 22 1711
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #176415.
      Payments to: Rev. Mr. John Freaser, Thomas Perry, Arthur Jackson, Gustavus Brown, Col. William FitzHugh, Capt. Benoni Thomas, Capt. Thomas Dent, Thomas Plunket.
      Executors; Joseph Harrison, Jane Harrison, Richard Harrison.
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      Charles County, Maryland probate records, inventories Book 1677-1717
      284: Richard Harrison deceased 14 August 1710. Nearest kin Joseph Harrison, Elizabeth Hamilton
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      Richard inherited "French Lewis" (150 acres), "Troope's Supply" (100 acres) & 152 acres of unnamed land adjoining that of Henry Sylly. In his Will probated July 25, 1710, Richard leaves to his son Joseph four tracts of land called "Delahey's Chance", "Woodberry's Hope" (150a), "Holy Spring" (150a) and "Carpenter's Square" (200a), and joint ownership of the sloop called "Indian Princess" with son Richard Jr.
      Children Elizabeth m. ??? Hambleton Joseph Richard Jr. Benjamin Tabitha Thomas

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      60: Richard Harrison decd 15 Feb 1719/20 - Jane Evans ye natural mother, Thomas Harrison brother ye whole blood.
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      Troope, Robert Capt., Charles County, 20th July, 1666; 1st Aug., 1666.
      To Eliza:, wife of Joseph Harrison, Mary Harrison, dau. of said Joseph, Mary, wife of James Lindsey, Eliza: Lindsey, dau. of said James, personalty.
      To Richard Harrison, son of said Joseph, 150 A. "French Lewis,"; 100 A. "Troupe's Supply,"; and 150 A. adjoining Henry Sylly's
      To James Lindsey and James Macoy and their heirs forever, 150 A. on Anacostine River.
      To goddau. Eliza: Theobald and hrs., residue of estate, real and personal. In event of death of said Eliza: before majority, estate to be divided among John Browne, Thomas Elleson, Mary Lindsey, dau. of James Lindsey, and exs. Ignatius Cursine and Stephen Montague.
      Test: Nicholas Fline, Leonard Green. MCW 1. 260.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, supplement Page 69
      14 Jan 1667; Deed of Gift from Thomas Allanson, Gent., to Richard Harrison, son of Joseph Harrison; Capt. Robert Troop paid 3,000r of tobacco to Thomas Allanson for 150 acres of land called French Lewis which Troop devised in his will to Richard Harrison; /s/ Thomas Allanson; wit. Stephen Mountague, Jeremiah Dickenson (mark)
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      Richard Piner 8.436 I Jul 1 1685
      Appraisers: Edward Ming, Richard Harrison.
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      William Piner 8.437 I Jul 1 1685
      Appraisers: Edward Ming, Richard Harrison.
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      James Wheeler 9.188, A CH 33.19.1 #13404 Aug 16 1686
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #8149,
      Payments to: Ignatius Warren, William Newman, William Dent, George Brent, Thomas Gavan, Thomas Hussy, Edward Rookard, Mrs. Mary Chandler, Cornelius Maddocks, Richard Harrison, Thomas Wheeler, Roger Dickenson, Humphrey Warren, Dr. John Lemair, John Wheeler, Ralph Shawe, Mr. Robert Doyne, Henry Hardy per receipt of Mr. Burford, Samuel Cockett, John Booker, Robert Taylour.
      Executrix: Katharine Jones, wife of Moses Jones.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 54
      COURT OF 14 JUNE 1692
      Deposition of Richard Harrison regarding Richard Jones, orphan s/o Richard Jones
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 56
      COURT OF 9 AUG 1692
      Richard Harrison to take custody of the estate of Richard Jones and Anne Jones orphans of Richard Jones
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      Edward Forde 10.416 A CH 35.19.0 #13353 (1694)
      Received from; Richard Coombs.
      Payments to: Thomas Hussey, Francis Greene paid to Henry Adams, Mark Lampton, Richard Harrison, John Cornish, Cleborne Lomax, Col. Warren, Thomas Chapman, William Stone, John Stone, John Winckolue.
      Executrix: (unnamed relict), wife of Thomas Whicheley.
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      John Wright 13B.8 A CH 187.11.6 #8775 May 16 1696
      Received from: Elisabeth Delahay, Capt. Dent, Chris. Mirs.
      Payments to: Dr, Hugh Mockella for care of Anne Wright, Elisabeth Delahay, John Banister, George Mason, Abraham Sapcoat, Thomas Norman.
      Mentions: 4 orphans (unnamed).
      Administrators: Richard Harrison, Richard Wade.
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      Richard Carner 14.71 A CH 2.19.6 #5259 Nov 2 1696
      Received from: Philip Lynes, James Right, John Asterton
      Administrator: Richard Harrison.
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      Francis Meek 15,168 I CH 81.2.0 Jun 29 1697
      Appraisers: Richard Harrison, Edward Ming,
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      John Gourley 18.75B A CH Oct 1 1698
      There are two folios numbered 75; for convenience, the first is cited as 75A; the second, as 75B4
      Received from: Richard Linwcomb, Susannah Savoy.
      Payments to: Mr. William Hunter,. Maj, William Dent & Col, Hum, Warren,, Mr, Henry Hawkins, Maj. John Stone, Thomas Davis, Edward Chapman, Francis Buttery, Mr. Richard Harrison,
      Administratrix: Barbary Gourley.
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      Dennis Doyne 17.18 1 CH 149.7.10 Jun 4 1698
      Servants mentioned: Thomas Sheers boy), Elisabeth Sheers (girl).
      Appraisers: Richard Harrison, William Thompson,
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      John Write 19-1/2.100 A CH 187.11.6 Dec 16 1699
      Payments to: Richard Wade, John Waugh (executor of Dr. Edward Maddocks), Notley Warren, Elisabeth Smith, George Andrews,
      Administrators: Richard Harrison, Richard Wade,
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      George Delahay 19,37 I CH 44.0.7 Apr 22 1699
      Appraisers: Richard Harrison, Joseph Harrison.
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      George Delahai 19-1/2A.103 A CH Oct 26 1699
      Payments to: Edward Rookwood, Ri. Harrison.
      Administratrix: Susan Delahai.
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      Francis Meeke 21,47 A #2204 Oct 2 1701
      (also Francis Meek)
      Payments to: Mr. Richard Harrison, Mr. Edward Pringsas Hon. Kenelme Cheseldyn, Thomas Brook.
      Administratrix/Executrix: widow (unnamed), now wife of Richard Wade.
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      John Gray (marriner) 26.123 A CH 63.2.6 11.10.4 Oct 17 1706
      Payments to: Richard Harrison, William Mathews, Dr. John Moore, Richard Boughton, Capt. Francis Harrison, Thomas White, John Booker, Capt. Benoni Thomas.
      Administrator: Nicholas Cooper.
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      Thomas Bumpus 29.68 A CH 7.18.4 7.18.9 Dec 23 1708
      Payments to: Mr. Richard Harrison, Archibald Bishop.
      Mentions: Morris Fitzgarroll.
      Administrator: John King.
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      Hambleton, John, Charles County, 18th Nov., 1708; 18th Feb., 1709,
      To son John and hrs., personalty including that in. hands of Richard. Harrison, and 325 A.., part of dwelling plantation and land.
      To dau. Eliza: and hrs., personalty, including a negro girl formerly given by Richard Harrison to his grandson,, Jno. Hambleton,, and 100 A., part of land afsd., also 100 A.,. at Portobacco adjoining lands of Wm. Foster and Philip Lynes.
      Wife Eliza:, extx. and residuary legatee, she to have charge of her afsd. child.
      Test: Francis Goodman, Benonie Thomas, Sam'll. Boughton. 13. 12.
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      Richard Harrison, 32C.168 A CH 735.l.3 #16108 Aug 22 1711
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #176415.
      Payments to: Rev. Mr. John Freaser, Thomas Perry, Arthur Jackson, Gustaves Brown, Col. William Fitshugh, Capt, Benoni Thomas, Capt. Thomas Dent, Thomas Plunket.
      Executors: Joseph Harrison, Jane Harrison, Richard Harrison.
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber L, Page 175
      10 Jul 1684; Indenture from Thomas Hussey, Gent., to Richard Harrison; for 1400# tobacco a parcel of land called Woodberry's Hope; lying between 300 acres laid out for Jno. Dellahay and land of James Lee called Half Way Tree; containing 150 acres; /s/ The. Hussey; wit. Jno. H_, Joshuah Graves
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber L, Page 177
      27 May 1684; Indenture from Jno. Delahay, planter, to Richd. Harrison; for 1,500# tobacco; a tract called Delahay Chance on the north side of the Potomac; bounded by Watson; laid out for 300 acres; /s/ Jno. Delahay (mark); wit. Edw. Mings, Geo. Delahay (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 166
      25 Jun 1685; Indenture from Christopher Breams, planter, to Francis Meeke; for one gray gelding; a parcel of land called Mings his Chance on the Potomac; containing 30 acres; /s/ Christopher Breams (mark); wit. Richard Harrison, Edward Ming
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber C#2 Page 78
      Recorded at request of John Hammilton:
      I Jan 1706; Deed of Gift from Richard Harrison, Gent., to his grandson Joseph Hammilton, s/o John and Elizabeth Hammilton; a slave; if he should die, then to his sister Elizabeth Hammilton; then to Elizabeth their mother; /s/ Richard Harrison; wit. Daniel A. Frazer, Alice Coure (mark)
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 15
      20 Aug 1716; Recorded at request of Joseph Harrison:
      26 Jul 1716; Indenture from Mary Ming, relict of Edward Ming, dec'd, to Joseph Harrisson, s/o Richard Harrison, Gent.; for 5,000# tobacco; a tract called Ming's Chance on the north side of the Potomac in Nanjemy; adj. Dollahayes Chance; within 2 miles of Maryland Point; bounded by Wm. Pinner; laid out for 150 acres; /s/ Mary Ming (mark); wit. Gerard Fowke, Thomas Stone, Ellinor Shay (mark); 26 Jul 1716 Mary Ming ack. Deed
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      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 43
      18 Mar 1716; Recorded at request of Joseph Harrison:
      18 Feb 1716; Indenture from John Allen, planter, to Joseph Harrison, s/o Richard Harrison, Gent.; for 3,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Conveniency; bounded by land in occupation of sd. Allen which I had in marriage to the d/o John Lambert, dec'd; containing 36 acres; /s/ John Allen; wit. Gerard Fowke, Thomas Stone; 1716; John Allen and Katherine his wife ack. Deed
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      Charles County Liber L#2 Page 108.
      At the request of Josh Harrison of CC, gent, the following deed was recorded Dec 10, 1723.
      Nov 25, 1723 from Wm Stone of CC, gent, to Josh Harrison (son of Rd Harrison) of CC, for 20 shillings sterling, and for the sd Josh Harrison's marrying his daughter Virlinda, and for divers other valuable considerations,; all that tract of land in CC known by the name of Virlinda' s, formerly held and occupied by Benoni Thomas who, dying without issue, [it] became the right of sd Wm Stone by the will of Virlinda Stone decd (patentee of the sd land), bounded by the north side of the main fresh run of Burditts Cr, containing 300 acres, as by certificate of the survey granted, to the sd Virlinda Stone dated Jun 17, 1663. Signed --Wm Stone.' Wit - Thomas Stone , Gusta. Brown*, Thos Stone Jr.-This deed was acknowledged by Wm Stone and Theodosia,'`his wife."
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: HARRISONS ADDITION TO PORKE HALL; Owner: Harrison, Richard: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Nov 22, 1688: Ref: Liber 22 f 427 : Map Location: W-09
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-13: DELAHAY: 120 acres; Possession of - 120 Acres - Hoskins, Philip Col: Surveyed 17 Aug 1654 for George Doely on the West side of Port Tobacco Creek.: Other Tracts Mentioned: HARWOOD; Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into HARWOOD; 8 Aug 1726, folio 408
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 345-16: DELAHAY: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 15 Aug 1662 for James Lee adm John Delahay on the North side Potomac beginning at the bound tree of Andrew Watson.: Oth Conveyance notes - James Lee adm of John Delahay
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 346-22: HOLLY SPRING: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 1 Aug 1664 from James Lee dam of John Delahay in the woods on the high grounds on the back of his own lands formerly laid out.: Conveyance notes - 150 Acres - Philip Lynes from Thomas Lee; 8 Jan 1688, 150 Acres - Joseph Harrison from Richard Harrison; 18 Aug 1744
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 346-23: WOODSBERRY HOPE: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 29 Jan 1666 for Silvanus Gilpin on the West side Potomac river between the land of John Delahay & James Lee.: Conveyance notes - 300 Acres - John King from Mark Lampton; 24 Dec 1728, 150 Acres - Thomas Letchwith from Henry Moore; 2 July 1748,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 348-40: DELAHAYS CHANCE: 300 acres; Possession of - 300 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 17 May 1660 for John Delahay on the North side of Potomac river near the land of Andrew Watson.: Conveyance notes - Is the same land as charged Folio 345,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 351-56: CARPENTERS SQUARE: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Harrison, Richard: Surveyed 6 July 1703 for Richard Harrison beginning at a bound White Oak in a small branch called Holy Spring branch:

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