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

Henry Brawner

Male 1727 - 1774  (47 years)


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  • Name Henry Brawner  [1
    Born 7 Feb 1726/27  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Nov 1774  Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002925  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father Henry Brawner,   b. Abt 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1744, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Barton,   b. Abt 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 28 Jul 1783, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1726/27  King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • "Henry Brawner and Elizabeth Barton were joyned in holy matrimony the second day January 1726/7. License by the Revd. Mr. John Fraser, Rector of King Georges Parrish."
      This entry appears on page 269 of the "Register of St. John's or Piscataway Parish, Prince George's County, MD. 1701-1805."
    Family ID F02218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wihelmina Lloyd Cornish,   b. Abt 1740, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Aug 1794, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Married 1762  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Grizzel Brawner,   b. 27 Dec 1763, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years)
     2. John Cornish Brawner,   b. 16 Dec 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     3. Henry Minor Brawner,   b. 31 Jul 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1783 and 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     4. Edward Lloyd Brawner,   b. 14 Mar 1773, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F02223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Henry Brawner 119,81 CH 172.2.2 Nov 17 1774 Dec 21 1774
      Appraisers: Alexander McDonald [McDaniel], Henry McPherson (dec'd by 21 Dec 1774).
      Creditors: G. R. Brown, Joseph W. Harrison for Jenifer & Hoe.
      Next of kin: Barton Brawner William Brawner,
      Administratrix: Wilimener Lloyd Brawner.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 267.
      Henry Brawner's Final account. Dec 19, 1778.
      The account of John Hall and Wilheimina, his wife, administratrix of Henry Brawner, late of CC, deceased, viz = Debts include: the inventory of sd deceased's estate, exhibited into Prerogative office on Dec 21, 1774, amounting to 172 2 shillings 2.75 pence; a crop of tobacco left by the deceased, inspected in 1774; tobacco received of John Brawner; corn, wheat; money received of Peter Farnandis Sr., of Peter Farnandis Jr., of Geo Travis, of Bennet Timms, of Henrietta Pye, of Francis Gray; tobacco received of Benjamin Day, of Robert Southerland, The whole amount: 329 1 shilling 814 pence
      Disbursements went to; Samuel Hanson as per bond proved dated Aug 27, 1770; Barns and Ridgate per bond proved dated Jan 1, 1773, assigned to Jenifer and Posey; Sarah Neilson; Robert Christie; James Grant; John Neilson, allowance as witness on an action brought by John Huet(?) against the deceased; Daniel Jenifer for letters; Walter Hanson for stating passing and recording this account. Balance accountable: 157 9 shillings 24 pence
      Final account: 329 1 shillings 84 pence.
      Securities: William Brawner and Francis Boucher Frankling of CC
      Representative: the widow and four children (to wit) Grizle, 15 years old the 27th of this instant Dec, John Cornish, 12 years old this present instant, Henry Minor, 8 years old the last of last Jul, Edward Lloyd, 6 years old next March 14. Proved on Dec 19, 1778 by the accountants afd.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 320
      William Brawner and Francis Boucher Frankling, by their petitions to the court, say that they became bound with Wilhelmina Loyd Brawner, administratrix of Henry Brawner, on
      the administration bond for the deceased's estate, that they are apprehensive sd estate, now in the hands of John Hall, who married the widow and administratrix afd, is wasting, by which petitioners are likely to suffer, and prayed that the Court would order summons to issue against ad John Hall and wife to appear here the next Court to give Counter Security. Ordered that summons issue as prayed.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 363.
      Court Proceedings. Jun 8, 1779
      On the petition of Francis Boucher Frankling and William Brawner, Securities on the administration of the decd Henry Brawner, summons issued against John Hall and Wilhelmina, his wife, the admx, returnable this day. John Hall made his appearance. Ordered that the admors afd enter into bond with the Register on the 12th of this instant with good counter- security for sd Estate, or on failure to do so, that the Register issue an order to the petitioners to take the estate into their hands. Bond taken Jun 12, in the sum of 400 ; Alexander McDonald and Robert Clark Hall, Securities
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 371.
      Henry Brawner's Counter Bond for Security of his Estate, Jun 12, 1779. [See above, Court Proceedings, Jun 8, 1779, 2nd case, for background], John Hall gave bond of 400 to the State of Maryland on Jun 12, 1779 to warrant that he will pay and deliver to the heirs, executors, and administrators of sd decd Henry Brawner, when required, all money, tobacco, Negroes, stock, and other articles as are due them as shares of sd deed's estate, and will indemnify Wm Brawner and Francis Bowcher Frankling from the effect of the administration bond afd. Securities: Alexander McDonald, Robert Clark Hall of CC.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 371. Mar 26, 1767 from Elizabeth Malley of CC, spinstress, to Henry Brawner of CC, planter, for 5 part of a tract of land called Wentworths wood House, lying in CC, bounded by Mr. Bayne Smallwood's land, containing about 18 acres. Signed - Elizabeth (X her mark) Malley. Wit - Thos Stone*, Josias Hawkins*. Recorded Mar 26, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 373. Mar 26, 1767 from Elizabeth Nalley of CC, to Barton Brawner, Henry Brawner, and William Brawner (her sons) of CC, for love and for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, the gift of a parcel of land called Wentworths Woodhouse (reserving to herself, her own life and the life of Charles Smoot, provided sd Smoot honorably marries her within the space of 6 months from today, in that part of the afd tracts whereon she now dwells, which shall be free and clear of 2 other plantations in sd tract, now in the possession of her sons, Barton Brawner and Henry Brawney [sic)) lying on the north side of Piscataway River, and on the south side of a Cr on sd River called Mattawoman or St. Thomas' Cr next adjoining to the land of John Wheelers, containing about 300 acres. The afd land is to be equally divided after sd Elizabeth's death and Charles Smoot's death, between sd Barton, Henry, and William Brawner. Sd Elizabeth Nalley and Charles Smoot shall remain in peaceable possession of that part before granted land, during their natural lives, with full power to cut and make use of what timber the plantation from time to time may require, and no more, and to tend & work such part of the above land and premises as she may think fit, except that part of the land whereon sd Barton Brawner and Henry Brawner now dwell. Sd Barton and Henry Brawner may clear, adjoining to their respective plantations, such grounds as may be sufficient for them to tend in tobacco, and to make use of what timber may be necessary for their plantations use, and no more. Signed - Elizabeth (X her mark) Nalley. Wit - Thos Stone*, Josias Hawkins*. Recorded Mar 26, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 438. Mar 26, 1768 from Elizabeth Nalley of CC, to Barton Brawner, Henry Brawner, & William Brawner (her sons) of Cc, for love and for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, all that parcel of land called Wentworth Woodhouse, reserving to herself, her own life and the life of Charles Smoot, provided sd Smoot shall honorably marry her within the space of 6 months from the date hereof, in that part of the sd tract_ whereon she now dwells, which shall be free & clear of 2 other plantations in the sd tract, now in the possession of her sons, Barton Brawner and Henry Brawner, lying on the north side of Piscataway.River on the south side of a Cr on sd River called Mattawoman or Saint Thomas' Cr, adjoining the land of John Wheeler's, containing about 300 acres. The afd tract is to be equally divided after sd Elizabeth's death and the death of the afd Charles Smoot, between sd Barton and Henry and William Brawner, except that part of the land whereon the afd Barton and Henry Brawner now dwell. Signed - Eii (+ her mark) Nally. Wit - Thos Stone*, J Hawkins*. Recorded Jun 26, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 583.
      Mortgage, recorded at the request of John C. Layman and Joseph Nelson.
      We, John Hall and Williamina, his wife, of CC, for 111 12 shillings and 10 pence real money, which John Cristp[her] Laymon and Joseph Nelson of CC has made themselves liable to pay for them by becoming their bondsmen for Henry Brawner's estate, the balance due to the sd Brawner's children being 111 12 shillings and 10 pence, and also for the further sum of 5 shillings sterling to them in hand paid by sd Layman and Nelson, we sell to Layman and Nelson all that tract of land called Haislips Mistake, lying in CC, bounded by a hill at the head of a valley that falls into the Coblers Branch, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. If, however, we, sd John Hall and Williamina, his wife, pay sd Henry Brawner's children the sd 111 12 shillings and 10 pence real money and also pay sd Layman and Nelson sd 5 shillings sterling for the redemption of the above mortgaged land, then this present mortgage shall cease. Signed Jun 25, 1782 - John Hall, William3 (WH her mark) Hall. Wit - Dan Jenifer, W.H. Jenifer (Maryland Justices). Recorded Jun 25, 1782.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 418-282: HAZARD: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Saunders, William: Surveyed for William Saunders [ Aug ]: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 90 Acres - John Cornish from Francis Sample; 9 Aug 1748,, , , ,

  • Sources 
    1. [S044776] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 9.