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

Joseph Harrison

Male Abt 1639 - 1673  (~ 34 years)


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  • Name Joseph Harrison  [1
    Born Abt 1639  St. Margaret's Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 1673  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002031  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Cuthbert Harrison,   b. 11 Jan 1605/06, Acaster, City of Yorke, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Susannah Burr,   b. 1614, St. Margaret's Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1668, St. Margaret's Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married Bef 1634  St. Margaret's Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. Francis Harrison,   b. Bef 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1713, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)
     2. Richard Harrison,   b. 12 Oct 1659, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1710, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Joseph Harrison,   b. Abt 1660, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1717/18, Charles County, Maryland - died instate widow renounces right to administer on estate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. Mary Harrison,   b. 21 Dec 1661, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Harrison,   b. 11 Mar 1662/63, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Benjamin Harrison,   b. Abt 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     7. Katherine Harrison,   b. 4 Jan 1665/66, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F01332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Harrison, Joseph, Charles County, 28th Aug., 1673; 26th Dec., 1673.
      To son Francis, land on the east of Main Branch.
      To son Joseph, land on the west of Main Branch.
      To child., viz: Richard, Eliza:, Katharine and Benjamin, and to Luke Greene, personalty.
      Wife Eliza:, execx. and residuary legatee.
      Overseers: Zack. Wade, Randall Hinson.
      Test: Jeremy Dickison, Thos. Shuttleworth. 1. 589.
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      Mr. Joseph Harrison 1.151 I #23631 Nov 5 1673 Jun 16 1674
      Appraisers: John Ward, Jeremiah Dickson.
      List of debts: William Nevill, George Massie, Thomas Shuttleworth.

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Nov. 5, 1673 - John Stone, gentleman, to prove will of Joseph Harrison (Charles Co.) Appraisers: John Ward, Jeremiah Dickison. John Stone to administer oath.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 6, p. 24.

      Aug. 21, 1674 - Sheriff (Charles Co.) to summon Elizabeth Harrison to render accounts of estate of Joseph Harrison.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 4A, p. 47.
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      Liber A, Page 103, folio 254; Charles County Circuit Court, Microfilm Cr 35,689, Court 4 Sept 1660. James Lee, planter of Avon River, sells to Henry Lilly, cooper of "Peckay Wakson," 250 acres of land; 22 Jan 1657; /s/ James Lee (mark); wit. Joseph Harrison, Thomas Milner (mark); James Lee acknowledged in open court 4 Sep 1660 before Thomas Lomax (PICCAWAXEN)
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Harrison, Richard, s/o Joseph Harrison, b. 12 Oct 1659
      Harrison, Mary, d/o Joseph Harrison, b. 21 Dec 1661
      Harrison, Elizabeth, d/o Joseph Harrison, b. 11 Mar 1663
      Harrison, Catherine, d/o Joseph Harrison, b. 4 Jan 1666
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 23 October 1660, Page 110
      281. Joseph Harrison, planter of Avon River, sells Samuel Palmore a cow about 3 years old; /s/ Joseph Harrison; wit. John Walton, Thomas Milner (mark); acknowledged in open court before Thomas Lomax, clerk
      282. Deed of Gift: Joseph Harrison of Nansemicke in Avon River, gives Samuel Palmer, for looking after my cattle in my absence, a cow calf 4 months old; dated 8 Jun 1660; /s/ Joseph Harrison; wit. Tho. Robinson, no. Allin (mark)
      283. Deed of Gift: Samuel Palmer gives Francis Harrison, his godson, son of Joseph Harrison of Nanjemoy, the afsd. cow calf; dated 9 Jun 1660; /s/ Samuel Palmer (mark); wit. no. Robinson, Tho. Allin (mark); acknowledged in open court before Thomas Lomax
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 7 May 1661, Page 132 - 133
      361. Patent to Edmond Linsey of a parcel of land lying on the north side of the Potomac River and on the east of the easternmost branch of a creek now called Avon River; bounded by William Boarman and 200 acres formerly surveyed for Linsey containing 100 acres with all rights, Royal mines excepted; mentions payment at the feast of Virgin Mary, feast of St. Michel the Archangel to be made at St. Mary's; 17 Aug 1653; wit. by "trusty and well beloved" Josias Fendall, Esq.
      362. Edmond Linsey assigns patent rights to Gils Glover 19 Aug 1659; /s/ Edmond Linsey (mark); wit. John Broune, Robert Troop (mark)
      363. Gil Glover and Elizabeth his wife assign interest in patent to Christopher Rivers 26 Sep 1659; /s/ Gils Glover (mark), Elisabeth Glover (mark); wit. Joseph Harrison, Zacharie Wade
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 8 Jul 1662, Page 217
      518. Mr. Joseph Harrisson enters the birth of his son Richard Harrison, born 13 Oct 1659
      519. Mr. Joseph Harrisson enters the birth of his daughter Mary, bom 21 Dec 1661
      520. Mr. Joseph Harrisson enters the death of John Williams, died Feb 1661
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 16 Dec 1662, Page 29
      Mr. Joseph Harrisson sets free his servant Luke Green and published him in open court to be a free man
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 May 1663, Page 111 - 112
      Mr. Joseph Harrison, admn. of Thomas Miller does acknowledge the ensuring patent for William Allen and his brother, sold them by the said Miller
      Patent to Thomas Miller, planter, of 300 acres due him by assignment of Mr. Lewgar, Gent.; land lying on the north side of the Potomac and the north side of the easternmost branch of Avon River commonly called Nangemie Creek; adjoining land of Joseph Harrison dated 12 Jan 1654; /s/ William Stone Endorsement of said patent: Thomas Miller assigns right to Thomas Allen of Piscataway River; I Apr 1659; /s/ Thomas Miller (mark); Wit. Thomas Robisson, Joseph Harrison
      Recorded also a bill of sale for the land from said Miller to said Allen in folio 104B
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 258
      Mr. Joseph Harrisson presents James Perkins; judged to be 13 years old
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1663, Page 200
      Winganetta, King of Nangemy, acknowledges in open court to have received full satisfaction for each respective person's land:
      Of James Lee for the land John Ward lives on
      Of Capt. Stone, Andrew Watson and Thomas Burdit
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1663, Page 209
      Thomas Miller of Avon River, planter, sold to Thomas Allen of Piscataway River a parcel of land lying on the north side of the Potomac River and the north side of the easternmost branch of Nangemy Creek; adjoining land of Joseph Harrisson; containing 300 acres; /s/ Thomas Millner; wit. Thomas Robisson, Joseph Harrisson
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 291
      Joseph Harisson of Portobacco, planter, binds himself to pay Edmond Custis of London 1197# of tobacco in cask by 10 Nov 1664; 2 Mar 1663/4; /s/ Joseph Harisson; wit. John Ward (mark), Luke Greene
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 88; 8 Jun 1669;
      Indenture from Wm. Allen & John Munn to Thomas Bennett of St. Mary's Co.; for 9,000# of tobacco; a tract of land on the north side of the Potomac on the high cliffs; bounded by Sam. Cressey formerly belonging to Wm. Robinson; bounded by Thomas Baker; being 1/2 of patent granted Jo. Jarbo for 300 acres on 14 Apr 1653; assigned to John Nevill 21 Xber, 1655; to Allen and Munn by Wm. Nevill, son of John Nevill decd 10 9br 1667; excepting a small tract; /s/ Wm. Allen, John Munn (mark); wit. Joseph Harrison, John Charman
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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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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 64 11 Jun 1672;
      Indenture from Joseph Harrison and Stephen Mountague, Gent., ex. of will of Richard Randall, to George Godfrey; for 12,000# of tobacco; part of a tract called Troope's Rendevous; located on the east side of a fresh of Avon River; bounded by Andrew Watson, Edward Deane and Garret Synett; containing 250 acres; /s/ Joseph Harrison, Stephen Mountague; wit. Owen Jones, Geo. Langham
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 85, 9 Oct 1672;
      Indenture from Joseph Harrison, Gent., to Luke Greene, planter; for endorsement of a certain parcel of land which Green bought from Harrison called Green's Purchase on the east side of the Anacostine River and southeast side of Isodores Creek; containing 200 acres; /s/ Joseph Harrison; wit. Rich. Boughton, Jeremiah Dobson
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      The Maryland Calendar of Wills, Volume I, Wills from 1635 (Earliest Probated) to 1685, Pages 14-27
      Millner, Thomas, Avon River, Charles County, 23rd Feb., 1659; 12th Feb., 1661.
      To Joseph Harrison and hrs., all estate in Md.
      To John Thomkinson and hrs., 200 A."Redd Clift" in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
      Ex. not named. Test: Thos. Robinson, Samuel Palmer. 1.132.


      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      May 26, 1662 - Inventory of Thomas Millner.
      Appraisers: John Warde, William Alline.
      Amount: 4148 lbs. tobacco.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 1D, p. 12.

      Sep. 8, 1663 - Discharge granted to Robert Paca for: ... Joseph Harrison administrator of Thomas Milner.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 1D, p. 115.

      Mar. 28, 1662 - Joseph Harrison was granted administration on estate of Thomas Milner.
      Bond: Thomas Robinson.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 1C, p. 80.
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      Northumberland/Westmoreland Co. Va Court Records

      P.430 Mutilated. The body of the entry is gone. It is a Power of Atty from Joseph Harrison to Riohard Browne dated 30 Aug 1655. The Wits are John Tompkinson his marks. Samuel Palmer his mke. Recorded 1st Oct 1655.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: GREENS PURCHASE (ASSIGNED TO L GREEN; Owner: Lewger, John: Orig County = C {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Feb 1, 1671 : Ref: Libor 14 f 413 : Map Location: P-11
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: GREENS PURCHASE (ASSIGNED FROM L GREEN); Owner: Harrison, Joseph: Orig County = C {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Feb 1, 1671 : Ref: Libor 14 f 413 : Map Location: P-11
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: GREENS PURCHASE (ASSIGNED FROM J LEWGER); Owner: Green, Luke: Orig County = C {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Feb 1, 1671 : Ref: Libor 14 f 413 : Map Location: P-11

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    1. [S044750] Burr Harrison.

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