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

John Moran

Male 1734 - 1812  (78 years)


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  • Name John Moran  [1
    Born 1734  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1812  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I021468  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father John Moran,   b. 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1791, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Hulse,   b. 13 Jan 1710/11, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1729  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Canter,   b. Abt 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1802, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1754  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Moran,   b. 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1830, Halifax County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years)
     2. Charles Moran,   b. 1763, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1821 and 1829, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. Elijah Moran,   b. 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. John Moran,   b. 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1825, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. Mary Moran,   b. 1775, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Drew County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Elizabeth Moran,   b. 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rebecca Moran,   b. Bef 1779, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)
     8. Ann Moran,   b. Bef 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1812, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F40436  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth {Unproven} Smith,   d. Aft 1812, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Nov 1803  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F40437  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book HBBH-13, 1808-1817; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 161.
      John Moran Sr., Will, April 26, 1809; March 17, 1812
      I, John Moran Sr. of CC, of sound disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To wife Elizabeth Moran, the plantation I now dwell, known by the name of "Dearbought", negro Luke, 1 yoke of oxen, 1 black mare, 1 case of draws, 1 desk, and 1 walnt buffed table during her single life.
      To daughter Ann Davis, negro Harriiet.
      To daughter Mary Canter, 80 dollars current money.
      To son John Moran, negroes Elenor and Siley, 1 cow and calf, 1 bed and furniture.
      Item: friend George Morton shall have free pass way to my landing with cart and horse as usual for hauling the sein or oystering.
      Item: the remainder of my estate after debts to be equally divided amongst my several children.
      Executor: son Charles Moran
      Signed: April 26, 1809 John Moran Sr.
      Wit: Samuel Smoot, James Robey, Gustavus Gill

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      VILLET [Willet], PETER, Charles Co. 23 Feb 1748/9; 3 April 1749
      To my sis. Rachel Galwith, the wife of John Galwith, Jr., my Negro wench baptized Priscilla and the Increase of Priscilla except the child she is with is bequeathed to my sister Mary Villet,
      To sister Rebecca Villet negro boy James.
      To William Moran son of John Moran and Rebecca, negro girl Sarah(?),
      To Gabriel Moran son of John and Rebeca Moran, saddle and bridle.
      To John Moran son of John and Rebeca Moran, a horses
      To Meverel Hulse Moran son of John and Rebeca Moran, gun and a man's caster hatt.
      To John Moran, 3 pounds, 19 s., 6 pence,
      Wit: George Venables, John Moran, James Mahew, 26.1
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 55.
      John Moran Sr.
      I, John Moran of CC, being weak and low condition but of sound mind and reason;
      To my son John Moran, my right to a lease of land part of Calverton Manor granted to Mary Stone; alson the plantation wheron I now dwell adjoin the above land called Dearbought containing 108 acres with the water mill
      To my four sons, Gabriel Moran, John Moran, Meveral Moran, and William Moran residue of estate
      sons John Moran and William Moran
      Signed December 29, 1788 John Moran
      Wit - John Morton, Jonathan Anderson, Jesse Davis
      Probated on December 24, 1791 by John Moran, Meverel H. Moran and witnesses John Morton, Jonathan Anderson, Jesse Davis who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 271.
      James Brammel, June 7, 1794; May 18, 1795
      I, James Brammiael of CC being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory
      To brother William Brammel my land with the improvements thereon
      Executor: none
      Signed: June 7, 1794 James Brammiael
      Wit - John Moran, Charles Moran, Cornelius J. Wallace
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 388.
      John Rouse Adams, November 22, 1796; March, 21 1797
      I, John Rouse Adams of CC being sick but of sound and perfect memory
      To wife Martha, tract Maxwells Seat containing 487-1/2 acres and one tract (unnamed) containing 11-1/2 acres; at death to John Rouse Adams s/o Samuel Adams (in Virginia), if he dies w/o heir then to Richard Adams s/o Samuel, if he dies w/o heir then to Henry Adams.
      To wife all my personal property.
      Executor: wife Martha
      Signed: November 22, 1796
      Wit: Enoch Medley, John Moran Sr. Charles Somerset Smith,
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      1780 John Moran purchased 300a land in Loudoun County from Abraham Larrowe and Sarah Larrowe his wife. Piney branch of Bull run, 1781 reassigns deed to William McClellon
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 87. Jun 16, 1766 from Ignatius Hagan of CC, planter, to John Moran Jr of CC, planter, for 75 60 acres of land, it being part of a tract of land called Clear, in CC. Signed - Ignatius.Hagon. Wit - Allen Davies*, Daniel Jenifer*. Ann Hagon, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 12, 1766.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 152. Dec 27, 1776 from Robert Dowson of CC, to John Morton of CC, for 500 , a tract of land called #11, lying in CC, bounded by the main run of Indian Cr on the north side thereof, then to the beginning of Saint Clair, containing and laid out for about 152 acres. Also one other tract of land in CC, being part of a tract of land called Saint Clair, bounded by John Moran's fence, the main road leading to Benedict Town, containing and laid out for about 69 acres. Signed - Robert Dowson. Wit - John Reeder Jr, Henry Tubman, Mary, wife to the sd Robert Dawson, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. H. Hopewell J,, Clk of St. Mary's County, certified that sd Reeder and Tubman are St. Mary's County JPs. Recorded Apr 28, 1777.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 237_ Dec 19, 1785 from Clement Holyday (Holeyday) and Gabriel Duvall, two of the Commissioners appointed to preserve confiscated British property, to Walter Burch and John Moran of CC, planters, (for authority to sell the laud in question, see Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 188], and in consideration that sd Burch and Moran have paid to the Treasurer of the Western Shore, 20 shillings per acre, being the whole of the principal and interest due on their bond for sd lot, herein granted to Burch and Moran is all that part of Calverton Manor distinguished on a plat of the same, by #10, bounded by a tract of land called Dear Bought, lot #23, containing 192 acres. Herein granted is all that part of lot #10 afd that lies on the westward of a branch beginning at the head thereof, and running southerly with the Branch, to sd Walter Burch, and all that part of lot #10 afd that lies to the eastward of the sd Branch, to him, sd John Moran_ Signed - C Hollyday, G Duvall. Wit - Benjamin Ogdon, Recorded Apr 3, 1786.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 62. Jan 20, 1790 from William Baker of Prince Georges County, Gentleman, and Susannah Wilkinson Baker (heretofore Susannah Wilkinson Greenfield), his wife, to Overton Carr of the same county, Gentleman, for 3000 , all the several tracts of land lying in St. Mary's County and CC which were the property of Nathaniel Trueman Greenfield, late of St. Mary's County, and which lands were conveyed by deed and also willed by sd Nathaniel Truman Greenfield about Nov, 1783, unto his sister, Susannah Wilkinson Greenfield, now the afd Susannah Wilkinson Baker, and also a certain piece of land called Catch as Catch can, which was bought of the state of Maryland by John Moran and assigned to the afd Susannah Wilkinson Baker, lying in CC, and adjoining her other lands in CC. Signed - Wm Baker, Susanna W Baker. Wit - David Crawford, John Smith Brookes. This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County before JPs David Crawford & John Smith Brookes. Certified by John R. Magruder, Clk Prince Georges County Court. Recorded May 13, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 64. Jan 21, 1790 from Overton Carr of Prince Georges County, Gentleman, to William Baker of sd county, Gentleman, for 3000 , all the several tracts of land in St. Mary's County and CC which were the property of Nathaniel Trueman Greenfield, late of St. Mary's County, which lands were conveyed by deed and also willed by sd Nathaniel Trueman Greenfield about Nov, 1783, to his sister, Susannah Wilkinson Greenfield, and also a parcel of land called Catch as Catch Can, which was bought of the state of Maryland by John Moran and assigned to the afd [sic] Susannah Wilkinson Baker, lying in CC, and adjoining her other lands in CC, Signed - Overton Carr. Wit - David Crawford, John Smith Brookes. This deed was acknowledged in Prince Georges County before JPs David Crawford & John Smith Brookes; Ann Carr, wife of the afd Overton Carr, relinquished her right of dower. Certified by John Read Magruder, Clk Prince Georges County. Recorded May 13, 1790.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 348. Deed of Gift. CC. I, John Moran of CC, for 5 shillings and for divers other good causes, give to my son, Meveral Hulse Moran, during his natural life, a Negro girl named Nan, about 10 years old, and her future increase. After my son's death, Nan and her future increase are to be equally divided among all the male children of sd Muveral that are living at the time of his death. Signed Oct 12, 1791 - John Moran Sr. Wit - Alexr McPherson*, John R. Adams. Recorded Oct 21, 1791.
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 81.
      At the request of Zachariah Johnson the following Deposition was recorded January 19, 1802
      Sir, I was called on by Zachariah Johnson, Elkanah Davis and Randolph Waters to go and search for a negro woman and child at John Moran's belonging to Zachariah Johnson, they had searched all the off houses and could not find the wrench and child. They came to searching the kitchen, in came one of his old negro mama and said master did you give these fellows liberty to search your kitchen, he told her no and told her to order them away, she and her child was found in the kitchen loft and had a fire in an old peace of pott and after she was brought down the loft, she then immediately when into the house with Mr. Moran and after being there about ten minutes, Mr. Johnson went to the door after her to go home his daughter Rebecca Moran met him there and said to him, Mr. Johnson daddy desires of you to be gone about your business and at the same time this wrench and child was in the house with Mr. Moran, the above happened on the 24th December 1801. Signed John J. Sothoron
      CC Sct December 24, 1801, then came John Johnson Sothoron before me a Justice of the Peace for CC and made oath to the truth of the above at which time said John Moran was present and acknowledged that he had 20 days previous notice from the said Zachariah Johnson to attend here for the above purpose. Walter Dyson (JP)
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1801-1803; Liber IB-5 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 525.
      At the request of John Moran Sr. the following Marriage Contract was recorded November 23, 1803
      This indenture of four parts made November 9, 1803 between John Moran Sr. of the first part, Elizabeth Cusick {widow of Ignatius Cusick} of the second part, George Morton of the third part and Charles Smith of the fourth part. Whereas John Moran Sr. is seized and possessed in fee simple of sundry tracts of land in CC to wit; "Dearbought", part of "Mahew" and part of "Calverton Manor" called as by the deed of conveyance and the last will and testament of John Moran deceased. And whereas John Moran Sr. is also possessed of sundry negroes to wit; Fortune, Benjamin, Luke, Abraham, Benjamin, Priss, Byner, Nell, Teary, George, Clare, Dyky, Henry, Dyner, Frank, Allen, Elijah, Harret, Cyley and also of a large stock of horses, cattle, sheep and hogs and also a considerable quantity of household and kitchen furniture. And whereas Elizabeth Cusick is possessed of sundry negroes to wit; Henney, Mary, Henney, Abraham, Jean, Jarret and Henry, and also a stock of cattle and hogs ad sundry articles of household and kitchen furniture. And whereas a marriage is intended to be shortly and solemnized between John Moran Sr. and Elizabeth Cusick, that if the said marriage shall take effect then, notwithstanding, he John Moran Sr., shall not nor will intermeddle or have any right title or interest either in law or equity to any part of the negroes or the goods chattles or effects of the said Elizabeth Cusick but the same shall be and remain for the sole and separate use and benefit of her. And it is futher agreed that if the said marriage shall take effect then, notwithstanding, he John Moran Sr., shall not nor will intermeddle or have any right title or interest either in law or equity to any part of the negroes or the goods chattles or effects of the said Elizabeth Cusick but the same shall be and remain for the sole and separate use and benefit of her. And if the said marriage shall take effect then, notwithstanding, she Elizabeth Cusick shall not nor will intermeddle or have any right title interest property or estate either in law or equity to any of the lands tenements now the estate of John Moran Sr. Now this indenture Witnesseth that for making the said agreement good valid and effectual in law and for keeping and preserving the negroes and other property of her Elizabeth Cusick and so the same shall not be in the power or disposal of the said John Moran Sr., Elizabeth Cusick and John Moran Sr. doth covenant and agree to and with the above conditions. {lengthy passage but in essence and in the event of the death of either party, Charles Smith will oversee her estate and George Morton will oversee his estate}. Signed John Moran Sr., Elizabeth Cusick in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander McPherson, Henry A. Smith
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 381-35: CLARE: 234 acres; Possession of - 234 Acres - Hagan, Thomas : Re-Surveyed 3 May 1708 for Thomas Hagan beginning at a bound White Oak a bound tree of Major William Boarmans Land: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 372-73: SINCLAIRE: 500 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Anderson, John: 100 Acres - Taney, Thomas: 300 Acres - Taney, Thomas: : Surveyed 28 July 1657 for Walter Lake on the East side Indian Creek: Other Tracts Mentioned: TANEYS PURCHASE; ; ; Conveyance notes - , 100 Acres - Thomas Lake (?) from Thomas Truman; 12 March 1712,300 Acres - Included in the resurvey of TANEYS PURCHASE; 1 March 1675 folio 376 (St. Benedict Hundred), , , ,

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