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

Benjamin Berryman

Male 1693 - 1748  (55 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Berryman 
    Born 1693  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Dec 1748  Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023530  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father Benjamin Berryman,   b. 7 Dec 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1729, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Sarah Butler,   b. Abt 1674, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1707, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 1690  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Bushrod,   b. 1699, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1748, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1714  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Berryman,   b. Abt 1724, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1747, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F14336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, FAIRFAX CO., VA.
      (Liber A, B, Wills-by Eula K. Woodward)
      Berryman, Benj. 4 Dec. 1748-21 Mch. 1748. Body bur. next to W. Sara & dau. Hannah; no sermon;at end of 16 yrs. negros & stock to gr. ch. John Berryman & Beheathland Gilson Berryman; if one die all to survivor, if both to three bros. Wm. James & Maxmilliam or hrs.; to g. S. John first land bought· of Anthony Russell; to g. dau. Beheathland Gilson Berryman all other land except land bought of Anthony Russell; toJoseph Williams, my overseer, Thomas Brown, servant, & John Trammell; wearing apparel to use of Ex. & Joseph Williams.
      Exec. William Berryman, James Berryman, Maximillian Berryman & Danl. French. Benja. Berryman.
      Wit. Jer. Hutchison. Joseph Williams, John Trammell, Thomas Brown· (p. 258).
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Abstracts of Wills in Fairfax County, Virginia , Page 5
      BERRYMAN, Benjamin. Fairfax County, Virginia 21 Mar 1748;
      4 Dec 1748.
      Wife: Sarah (dec'd).
      Daughter: Hannah (dec'd).
      Gr. children: John Berryman and Beheathland Berryman.
      Exrs: William, James and Maxmillian Berryman (brothers), Daniel French.
      Wit: Jeremiah Hutchinson, Joseph Williams, John Trammell, Thomas Brown.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 106
      COOPER, HANNAH, 26 Dec. 1738; 29 May 1739.
      Bushrod Thomas;
      William Sanford son of my sister Elizabeth decd. of Richmond Co. 2500 lbs. of tobacco;
      my dau. Elizabeth Meriwether a gold ring;
      dau. Sarah Berryman a gold ring;
      son John Bushrod a ring;
      dau. Hannah Neale;
      my late husband Col. Willoughby Allerton who gave his bond for my dau. Hannah Neale, by name of Hannah Bushrod;
      son in law William Fauntleroy and his wife Apphia;
      son Richard Bushrod land purchased of John Jewel and his wife Elizabeth;
      I desire my son Richard Bushrod to bury me between his father and Mr. Cooper and put pedestals to Thomas Bushrod's grave stone;
      son Richard exr.
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      HUDSON, RUSH (d.i., 1735). COB#2, p. 36: 7 November 1735 = Administration on the estate of Rush Hudson, deceased, is granted to Edward Turbervile and Sarah, his wife, and they entered into bond 7 November 1735 with Thomas Thatcher, Benjamin Berryman, Isaac Arnold and Neal McCormick, their securities [BB#2, p. 8b.J. On 5 December 1735 the initial inventory of the estate of Rush Hudson, deceased, was recorded in I#1, pages 200-202 and on 2 April 1736 and additional inventory was recorded in I#l, pages 210-211. See, G.H.S.King, Marriages of Richmond County, Virginia, 1668 - 1853, page 219.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part II, (Antient Press); pp. 506-508
      Indenture 9 & Twentieth/Thirtieth May 1728 between BENJAMIN BERRIMAN of Parish of Washington Westmoreland County Gent. & BENJAMIN BERRYMAN JUNR. Parish of Hanover King George County .. by deeds of Lease and Release .. for Twenty shillings Sterling sold 200 acres being part of Pattent of 400 acres formerly Escheated by BENJAMAN BERRYMAN from JACOB DANIEL, JOHN ffARMER and SAMUEL DUDLEY by three several pattents for the sd 400 acres .. all dated 15th December 1710 from the Proprietors office (That is to say) The half part of the said 400 acres adjoining upon Rappahannock River & so by a back line that is to be made across the sd land parralel with sd River binding upon land now in possession of THOMAS GRIGSBY on one side adjoining 350 acres now in occupation of sd BENJAMINE BERRYMAN JUNR.
      Presence Thomas Sharpe, Benjamine Berryman
      Evan Price
      7th June 1728 .. Deeds of Lease & Release recorded.
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      1730-1731 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [Antient Press]; Page 33
      —This Indenture made the seventeenth day of March in the third year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of Great
      Britain, France and Ireland King Defender of the faith &c. and in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine Between GEORGE CARR and CORDELIA his wife of the County of Spotsylvania of the one part and BENJAMIN BERRYMAN of me county of King Gcorgo Gentleman of the other part. Witnesseth that the said GEORGE CARR for and in consideration of the sum of six pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the aforesaid BENJAMIN BERRYMAN at and before the ensealing and deliver of these presents the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and themselves therewith fully satisfied and contented and therefrom and of and from every part thereof do fully clearly and absolutely acquit exonerate and discharge the said BENJAMIN BERRYMAN his heirs Exrs. Admrs. and every of them by these presents hath given granted bargained sold aliened revised released and confirmed and by these presents doth give grant bargain sell alien revise release and confirm unto the said BENJAMIN BERRYMAN his heirs and assigns for evermore he the said BERRYMAN being now in the actual possession of the said land and premises herein after mentioned by vertue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents and of the Statute for Transferring uses into possession in the town of Fredricksburgh and County of Spotsylvania which said Messuage Tenement and Lott of Land was bargained and sold unto the said GEORGE CARR and CORDELIA his wife by the said JOHN ROBINSON, Esq. and Col. JOHN WALLER two of the Trustees of the said Town of Fredricksburgh their Deeds of Lease and Release bearing date the fourth of August and fifth of August in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine Remaining amongst the records of the aforesaid County of Spotsylvania relation being thereto had may more fully and a large appear and all the Estate Right Title Interest property claim and demand whatsoever as the aforesaid GEORGE CARR & CORDELIA CARR his wife or either of them now have or ought to have of in or to the said land and premises and the Reversion and Reversions Remainder and Remainders thereof and of every part and parcel thereof To have and to hold the said Messuage tenement and Lott of land and all and singular the premises heriditaments and appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said BENJAMIN BERRYMAN his heirs and assigns to the only proper uses and behoof of the said BERRYMAN his heirs and assigns for evermore and he the said GEORGE CARR and CORDELIA his wife for themselves their heirs Exrs. and Admrs. or their heirs or either of them do thereby covenant promise and agree to and with the said BENJAMIN BERRYMAN his heirs and assigns that he the said BERRYMAN his heirs and assigns shall from time to time and at all times for ever hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold occupy possess and enjoy all and singular the before granted land and premises and that free and clear and freely and clearly acquitted exonerated and discharged of and from all Dower or Titles of Dower and all other Incumbrance or Incumbrances whatsoever and shall and will warrant and defend the said Land and premises with all and every the heriditaments and appurtenances thereto belonging unto the said BENJAMIN BERRYMAN his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and all manner of person or persons whatsoever and further that they the said GEORGE CARR and CORDELIA his wife shall at any time hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the proper costs and charges in the Law of the said BERRYMAN made do suffer acknowledge and execute all and every such further and other act and acts thing and things devises and assurances and execute in the Law whatsoever for the better and more sure making and conveying of the before granted land and premises unto the said BENJAMIN RFRRYMAN his heirs and assigns according to the true intent and meaning of these presents as by the said BENJAMIN BERRYMAN his heirs or assigns or his or their Council Learned in the Law shall be reasonably devised advised or required. In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto Interchangeably sett their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      HENRY WILLIS, THOMAS HILLS GEORGE CARR [seal]
      THOMAS SMITH CORDELIA CARR [seal]
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday Aptil the 7th 1730.
      GEORGE CARR and CORDELIA CARR's power of Attorney to JOHN TALIAFERRO, Gent. [being first proved by the oath of THOMAS HILL] the said TALIAFERRO acknowledged this their Deed of Release for a Lott of Town Land in Fredricksburgh to Capt. BENJAMIN BERRYMAN and at the motion of Mr. JOHN MERCER in behalf of the said BERRYMAN the same was admitted to record.
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk. Curt.
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      Stafford Co VA Will Book 1729-1748; {Antient Press}: Pg 15 [pp.51-52]
      Know all men .. We BENJA. BERRYMAN, HENRY WASHINGTON & ROBERT MASSEY are bound unto TOWNSHEND DADE, WILLIAM BRENT & JAMES MARKHAM Gent. Justices of County of Stafford in sum five hundred pounds Sterling
      9th February 1731. The condition .. if above Benjamin Berryman Guardn. of BENJA. NEWTON shall truly pay unto the said Orphan all estates shall be due as soon as said Orphan shall attain to law-full age or when required by the Justices & keep harmless said Justices from all Damage that may arise about the said Estate then this obligation to be void otherwise remain ..
      Benja. Berryman
      Henry Washington Robert Massey
      (All those bound) acknowledged this Bond to be their Act & Deed in Stafford County Court the 9th day of February 1731 .. ordered to be recorded.
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press);
      pp. 13-16 Indenture made 22nd/24th March 1735 between ELIZABETH BERRYMAN Widdow of Westmoreland County & WILLOUGHBY NEWTON of same Gent. of one part and BENJAMIN BERRYMAN of King George County Gent. .. by deeds of lease and release .. for 8,000 pounds Tobacco sold 750 acres in Hanover Parish it being part of a Patent granted to THOMAS CORLEY & JOHN NOBLE for 1000 acres bearing date 26th October 1665 & lying in North side of Rappa: River in the ffreshes between the little Falls & great Falls & by sd Corley conveyed which ffell to him by Survivourship by deed bearing date 24th August 1685 to ALEXANDER SWAN & by sd Swan conveyed 250 acres to WILLIAM SMITH bearing date 30th May 1691 & the sd Alexander Swan conveyed by deed to JOHN NEWTON bearing date 23rd December 1695 the remainder (the above mentioned 1000 acres of land) being 750 acres as by the several deeds of sale may appear ..
      Presence Howson Kenner, Eliza: Berryman
      Adam Crump, Willm: x Taylor, Willoughby Newton
      Wm. x Clark, John x Smith, Geo: Foote,
      James Berryman, Sarah Berryman
      At a court held 2d day April 1736 .. Recorded lease & release .. Elizabeth came into court acknowledged ..
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      1743-1752 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); pp. 136-139
      Indenture made 5th February MDCCXLV between BENJAMIN BERRYMAN of King George County Gent. & FRANCIS THORNTON of Spotsylvania County Gent. .. for sum Seven and Fifty Eight pounds current money of Virginia .. sold 758 acres in King George County on North side Rappahannock River .. bounded .. line of JOHN SMITH .. down river .. land of one NEWTON .. below a gut .. as by a Survey and Plan made by WILLIAM WALLER of Spotsylvania County Gent. the 4th & 5th days of September MDCCXLV said land part of a greater tract granted THOMAS COLLEY and JOHN NOBLE for 1000 acres by Pattent bearing date 26th October 1666 the sole right said Thomas Colly took by Survivorship & by him conveyed to ALEXANDER SWAN by deed 29th August 1685 by said Swan conveyed to JOHN NEWTON of Westmoreland County by deed 23rd December 1695 by several Mean Conveyances the fee simple estate of 758 acres became vested in Benjamin Berryman ..
      Presence Joseph Steward, Benjamin Berryman
      William Clark, William Menefee,
      Jarett x Menefee
      Plan of 758 acres .. lying on North side of Rappa. River in King George County sold by Benjamin Berryman Gent. to Francis Thornton .. bound - A - line of John Smith four poles from the River ..
      This done for the said Thornton & Berryman who were present at the Survey, as also were JOSEPH BROCK and JOHN SMITH with BURTAN MULLAGAN and GEORGE TAYLOR Chain Carriers .. Survey'd. the 4th and 5th days of September Anno Domini MDCCXLV
      Wm. Waller
      At a court held 2nd May 1746 .. Deed of Feeofment .. Livery & Seizen & Receipt for consideration .. Together with plan .. on motion of JOSEPH STEWARD for said Francis Thornton is admitted to record.

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