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

Newman Browne

Male 1719 - 1751  (32 years)


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  • Name Newman Browne 
    Born 1719  St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1751  King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I020786  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Maxfield Browne,   b. Abt 1675, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1745, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Sarah Newman,   b. Abt 1679, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married Abt 1695  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Slaughter,   b. Aft 1712, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1735  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F12765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1741, Newman Brown and Martha, his wife, of
      Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia. sold WILLIAM
      MARSHALL OF Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia. a
      tract of 100 acres whereon the said WILLIAM MARSHALL
      now resides adjoining William Randolph's it being the
      same tract which Francis Slaughter gave to his dau.,
      Anne HUDSON in 1707 and the said Anne HUDSON, mother of
      said Martha Hudson Brown, wife of Newman Brown, etc."
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      March 2, 1750-51
      Will of Newman Brown presented into court and inventory of account was recorded May 5, 1751-Fiduciary Account Bk 3, P 129- Mar 6, 1760, indicates the accounts were settled with John Knighton by Joseph Strother, Jr, John Thornley and William Wren, per orders of 1759, 1760

      James Hughes 2006-01-11 20:08:29
      Pages 254-255 WILL OF NEWMAN BROWN

      In the Name of God Amen. I Newman Brown of the Parish of Hanover in the County of King George being very sick and weak in body but of perfect sence and memory thanks be to God and calling to mind the mortallity of my body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

      Imp.{s} I do give and bequeath unto my son George Newman Brown the plantation whereon I now live and to my son William Brown the old plantatiion whereon my Father lived, and the Branch commonly called and known by the name of the Second Branch to be the division between the two brothers, and in case either of them should die without heirs lawfully begotten of their bodies that then my son Francis to enjoy the before given land, his hier &c:

      And as for the rest of my estate, I do give and bequeath unto my Loving wife MARTHA during her life and after her decease for it to be equally divided among my son Francis and his sisters.

      I also ordain and appoint my loving wife MARTHA , Executrix and WILLIAM MARSHALL (son of WILLIAM MARSHALL, deceased), Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, revoking and disanulling all former Will or Wills by me made allowing this and none but this my Last Will & Testament.
      In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seale this Twentieth day of September in the year of our Lord God 1750.
      NEWMAN BROWN
      *******
      *Seale*
      *******

      Sign'd and Sealed In Presence of )
      MARGARET [W]Her Mark MARSHALL
      Sybello [A] Her Mark Lighburne
      Stafford Lightburne

      At a Court continued and held for King George County on Saturday March the 2.{d} 1750 [1750/51].
      The Last Will and Testament of Newman Brown, Deceased, was presented into Court by MARTHA BROWN and WILLIAM MARSHALL his Executors who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Sybello Lightburne and Stafford Lightburne and admitted to record.

      Cop.{a} Test
      Harry Turner Cl: Cur:
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      March 2, 1750-51
      Will of Newman Brown presented into court and inventory of account was recorded May 5, 1751-FiduciaryAccount Bk 3, P 129- Mar 6, 1760, indicates the accounts were settled with John Knighton by Joseph Strother, Jr, John Thornley and William Wren, per orders of 1759, 1760
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      James Hughes 2006-01-15 10:02:33
      King George County

      BROWN, NEWMAN (d.t., 1750/1). COB#2, p. 702: 2 March 1750/1=The will of Newman Brown, deceased, was presented in court in the usual manner an inventory of his estate was recorded 5 May 1751 in I#2, p. 77-78. In 1759 and 1760 there are two orders of record in COB#3, pages 855 and 883 directing a settlement of the estate of Newman Brown, deceased, and Fiduciary Account Book #3, p. 129, 6 March 1760, indicates the accounts were settled with John Knighton by Joseph Strother, Jr., John Thornley and William Wren.
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      Page 134 - 135 WILL OF JOHN SUTTLE
      In the Name of God Amen. I John Suttle of King George County being not well in body but of perfect sense and memory do make and ordain this my Last Will & Testament in manner and form following, Vizt
      I give devise and bequeath all and singular my land after my wife's decease to my son Isaac Suttle and his heirs forever.
      Item: I give to my said son Isaac Suttle after his Mother's decease two feather beds and covering, two cows and calves, one great iron pot and one great chest.
      Item: All the rest of my Estate I give and bequeath to and amongst all my children to be equally divided amongst them.
      Item: I do hereby make constitute and appoint my dear and well beloved wife Mary and my said son Isaac Suttle full and whole Executors of this my last Will & Testament revoking all other former wills by me heretofore made. As Witness my hand and seale this sixteenth day of February in the year of Our Lord 1733.
      Signed Sealed Published & Declared by the said John Suttle for his last Will & Testament in the presence of
      Maxfield Brown
      Newman Brown

      At a Court held for King George County the 5th May 1738.
      The Last Will and Testament of John Suttle, Deceased, was presented into Court by Isaac Settle his Executor who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oaths of Maxfield Brown and Newman Brown and admitted to record.
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      1735-1752 King George Co VA Deed Book 3
      p. 248 Know all men .. I GEORGE BROWN of Hanover Parish King George County Planter am bound unto NEWMAN BROWN of same Planter .. in sum One hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. 6th May 1748. Condition .. Whereas MAXFIELD BROWN Deced Father of Newman & George Brown did by Deed of Gift dated 4th March 1736/7 bequeath a certain tract unto Newman & George containing 300 acres .. one moiety thereof to descend to Newman, the other to George which said land (since the Decease of sd Maxfield) been divided between (them) by mutual consent of both partys by a Line of marked trees in the presence of WILLIAM MARSHALL SENR., ROBERT JOHNSON SENR., DANIEL WHITE & JOSEPH DODD & the said George & Newman hereby acknowledge .. themselves fully satisfied .. Then this obligation to be void otherways to remain ..
      Presence Wm. Longmire,
      George Brown
      William x Pinn
      At a court held 6th May 1748 .. Bond recorded. (Antient Press)
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      1743-1753 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); (Page 361-364)
      Indenture made 8th/9th October 1750 between GEORGE BROWN of county
      Prince William and ELIZABETH his wife of one part & THOMAS WILKINSON County Westmoreland .. by deeds lease & release .. for sum seventy pounds lawfull money of Virginia sold 150 acres .. conveyed unto George Brown by MAXFIELD BROWN his Father by Deed of Gift dated 4th March 1736/7 .. the same being a moiety of 300 acres given by said Maxfield Brown between his two Sons NEWMAN and George Brown which was divided by Consent and a Bond Executed for the purpose dated 6th May 1748 .. Relation .. in King George Court ..
      Presence Harry Turner, George Brown
      Wm. Harrison, Francis Strother Elizabeth Brown
      F. Jett junr., James x Wilkenson
      At a court held 2nd November 1750 .. Deeds of lease & release .. together with a Dedimus for Privy Examination of said Elizabeth .. recorded
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      1743-1753 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); (Page 370-371)
      Indenture made 30th June 1750 between NEWMAN BROWN & MARTHA his wife Hannover Parish King George County of one part and DANIEL WHITE of same .. for sum Ten shillings pr acre doth grant 5-1/2 acres .. bounded .. hicory on JOSEPH DODD'S line Dividing line of Newman Brown and GEORGE BROWN .. the said land Strided off by JOSEPH DODD & containing five and a half acres .. being part of a Patent granted to WILLIAM BROWN & WILLIAM PART & dated 7th day August 1699 ..
      Presence Thomas Peach, Newman Brown
      Joseph Dodd, Mary x Dodd Martha x Brown
      At a court held 2nd November 1750 .. Deed of Feeofment .. recorded .. Receipt for consideration money .. Memorandum of Livery and Seisen recorded.

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