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

Original Browne

Male Abt 1700 - 1757  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name Original Browne 
    Born Abt 1700  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Nov 1757  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028612  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father David Browne,   b. Abt 1676, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1730, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Shears,   b. Abt 1669, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1699, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married Bef 29 Nov 1699  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Dishman,   b. Abt 1702, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1771, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1726  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BROWN, ELIZABETH, 30 Aug. 1770; 28 May 1771.
      Bro. James Dishman land;
      sister Mary Rutherford a bed and furniture.
      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 143

      BROWN, ORIGINAL, 29 Jan. 1744; 29 Nov. 1757.
      All estate to wife Elizabeth and to be exx.
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 91
      BROWN, DAVID, 8 July 1727; 26 August 1730.
      Grandson Original Brown 150 acres of land;
      daughter Mary Bowling 500 lbs. of tobacco;
      son Original 100 acres of land;
      son John and William land whereon I live.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 136
      IN YE NAME OF GOD Amen. I DAVID BROWN of Westmoreland County being of perfect mind & memory thanks be to God for it, and calling to mind ye mortalytie of my body and knowing yt: it is appointed for all men to dye, doe make and ordaine this to be my Last Will and Testamt. as followeth, viz.
      Imprs. I give and bequeath my Soul into ye hands of my heavenly Father that gave it, nothing doubting but ye same to receive again at ye general! Resurrection by his Almighty power and my body I give to ye Earth my Mother to be decently buryed at ye discretion of my Exectrs: hereafter nomynated and appointed;
      km I give to my Grand Son, ORIGINALL BROWN, one hundred and fifty acres of land lying on the Southside of COVENTREE RUNN to him & his heirs lawfully begotten for ever, butt in case of no issue, then to fall to my Son, ORIGINALL BROWN and his heirs, And I desire that my Daughter, MARY BOWLING, may quietly possess ye sd, land until my Grand Son, ORIGINALL BROWN comes of age;
      Itm, I give to my two Sons, JNO: and WM: ye land I now live on in MACHOTIQUE, being already devided by a line of marked trees begining on ye land of JOHN WEEDEN and runing South East to a red Oak on ye line of NATHL: GRAY & the North side to my Son, JNO: & ye South side to my Son, WM., to them and their heirs for ever; And if either of them should dye without heir, then ye other or his heirs to Injoy ye sd. land for Ever, And in case they should both dye without heir, then to fall to my Son, ORIGINALL BROWN, and his heirs for ever;
      Itm. I give to my Son, WM: one Dutch Chest and one Gunn;
      Itm. I give to my Son, ORIGINALL, Six yards of narrow Cloth and triming suitable to ye same;
      Um. I give to my Daughter, MARY BOWLING, five hundred pounds of tobbo: to be paid by my Executr: hereafter named:
      Itm. I give all ye rest of my p:sonall Estate, my lawfull Debts being first paid, to be equally devided without appraismt. between my two Sons, JNO: and WM.;
      Itm, I ordaine and appt. my two Sons, JNO: & WM: to be ye Executrs: of this my Last Will and Testamt. revoaking and disanuling all former Wills by me made, As Wittness my hand and seal this 8th day of July 1727
      Sign'd Seal'd & Did. in presence of JARRTT, FORD DAVID BROWN
      JEMIMA NORMAN,
      EDMD COMASKEY
      Westmorld. ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 26th day of August 1730
      This Last Will and Testament of DAVID BROWN, deced., was presented into Court by JOHN and WILLIAM BROWN, his Sons and Executors therein named, who made Oath thereto, and being proved by the Oath of JARRTT. FORD and EDMUND COMASKEY, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C, W.
      Recorded the fifteenth day of September 1730 G. T., C. C. W.
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 216-218
      Indenture made 2nd October 1755 between FRANCIS TRIPLET and MILDRED his wife of parish Hanover in county King George and JOHN DISHMAN of same .. for sum of Forty pounds current money .. sold 150 acres of land ., westwardly with the line of JOHN CANNADAY, Southerly with the land of JOSEPH STROTHER, Eastwardly with line of Joseph Strother & JOHN EDRINGTON, northerly with the land of JOHN JAMES and HENRY DRAKE ..
      Presence Original Brown, John Jett, Frans. Triplet
      George Hales, Simon Triplet Mildred Triplet
      At a court held 2nd October 1755 .. Deed of Feoffment with Livery & Seisin and Receipt endorsed admitted to record.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 3-4
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fourth day of July in the Ninth year of the Reign of our Soveraign Lord George of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., and in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty three Between RIGENALL BROWN of the Parish of Washington in the County of Westmoreland within the Dominion of Virginia of one part and CALEB SMITH of the aforesaid Parish & County within the Dominion of Virga: of the other part; Witnesseth that RIGENAL BROWN in consideration of the sum of five shillings of good & lawful! money of England paid to him in hand by CALEB SMITH the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, by these presents loth bargaiane and sell unto CALEB SMITH a certain parcel! of land scituate in Parish of Washington in the County of Westmoreland bounded, Begining at a marked white Oak sapling standing on the North side of COVENTRY RUN, thence North West to a marked Spanish Oak tree, thence North to the head of a small Branch, thence down the Branch to a Run and to the place where it began to contain Twelve acres of land, be the same more or less, and being part of a Patent granted by the Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virga. unto DAVID BROWN & SAMUELL REED as in & by the same will more fully appear; bearing date the 17th day of April! 1767, with all houses orchards and comodities belonging; and the rents issues and
      profits thereof: To have and to hold the premisses unto CALEB SMITH his heires during the term of one whole year paying the Rent of one ear of Indian Corn on the Birth Day of our blessed Lord next ensueing if demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession, CALEB SMITH may be in the actual possession of the premisses and be thereby the better enabled to accept & take a release of the freehold reversion & inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the sd, RIGENALL BROWN hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day month & year first above written
      Sealed & delivered in presence of
      ROBERT FRANK, ORIGINALL BROWN
      SAMUEL THORNBERRY
      Westmoreland ss, At a Court held for the sd, County the 27th day of November 1723 ORIGINAL BROWN personally acknowledged this Lease of Land from him to CALEB SMITH to be his proper act & deed which at the instance of the said SMITH, is admitted to Record Test THO: SORRELL, Cl
      Recordat nano die Decembris 1723
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fifth day of July in the (torn) year of the Reign of our Soveraign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain & Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., and in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty three. Between RIGENALL BROWN of the Parish of Washington in the County of Westmoreland within the Dominion of Virginia of one part and CALEB SMITH of the aforesaid Parish and County, Planter, of other part, Witnesseth that RIGENALL BROWN for the sum of Four thousand pounds of good & lawful! tobacco to him in hand paid by CALEB SMITH, the receipt whereof RIGENALL BROWN cloth hereby acknowledge, by these presents cloth bargain and sell unto CALEB SMITH and his heires, the said CALEB SMITH being in actual possession of the premises by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession a certain parcel of land scituate in Parish of Washington in the County of Westmoreland & being bounded (the bounds are repeated as in the foregoing Lease); To have and to hold the premises with appurtenances unto CALEB SMITH & his heires; In Witness whereof the sd. RIGENALL BROWN hath hereunto set his hand andseal the day month & year above written
      Sealed & delivered in presents of us
      SAMUEL THORNBERRY, ORIGINALL BROWN
      ROBERT FRANCE
      Westmoreland ss. At a court held for the sd. County the 27th day of November 1723 ORIGINALL BROWN personally acknowledged this Release of Land by him passed to CALEB SMITH to be his proper act & deed, which at the instance of the said SMITH is admitted to Record Test THOS SORRELL CI
      Recordat nono die Decembris 1723
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RIGENALL BROWN of the Parish of Washington in Westmoreland County am holden & by these presents stand firmly bound unto CALEB SMITH of the Parish & County aforesaid in the just sum of four thousand pounds of good & lawful' tobacco, to the which payment well and truly to be made I bind myself my heires firmly by these presents; Sealed with my Seal & dated this 25th day of July 1723 THE CONDICON of the above obligation is such that the above bound RIGENALL BROWN bath bargained sold & conveyed unto CALEB SMITH one small parcell of land containing twelve acres lying in Westmoreland County and bounded as by Deeds of Lease &Release for the same will more fully appear; which Deed RIGENALL BROWN hath agreed with CALEB SMITH to acknowledge in the open Court of Westmoreland County and also to defend the land & premisses unto CALEB SMITH his heires, If the said RIGENALL and his heires shall honestly perform and keep then the above obligation to be void & of none effect, otherwise to remain & be in full force and vertue. Witness my hand and seal this 25th day of July 1723.
      Sealed & delivered in the presence of
      ROBERT FRANCK ORIGINALL BROWN
      SAML, THORNBERRY
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 27th day of November 1723 ORIGINALL BROWN personally acknowledged this Bond from him passed to CALEB SMITH to be his proper act & deed which at the instance of the said SMITH is admitted to Record
      Test THO: SORRELL, Cl
      Recordat nono die Decembris 1723
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 9; 1738-1744 {Antient Press}: pp 42-44
      THIS INDENTURE made the 4th day of March in the 13th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., & in the year of our Lord 1740, Between JOHN REEDS of County of KING GEORGE & ORIGINAL BROWN of County of Westmoreland, Planters, of one part and JOHN JETT of County of Westmoreland of other part, Witnesseth that JOHN REEDS & ORIGINAL BROWN in consideration of the sum of five shillings lawful money to them in hand paid by JOHN JETT, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN JETT all that parcell of land containing by estimation 270 acres (be the same more or less ) lying in Parish of Washington in County of Westmoreland and bounded; Begining at a Point called THE WAIDING PLACE POINT, thence extending No, to a small black Oak. thence W: along the said line to a small Branch that leads into the Main Run, thence down the Branch to the Main Run, thence crossing the Main Run to COVINTREE RUN, thence up COVINTREE RUN to the first Branch, thence up the Branch to POPEs line, thence E: along POPEs line to the first mentioned begining; it being of an Escheat Pattern formerly granted to SAMUEL REEDS and DAVID BROWN; with all houses orchards priviledges and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold the land and premises with appurtenances unto JOHN JETT his heirs during the term of one whole year paying the rent of one year of Indian Corn upon the last day of the term if lawfully demanded, to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transfering uses into possession, JOHN JETT may be in the actual possession of the premises and be thereby the better enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangably sett their hands and seals the day and year above written
      Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      JOHN TRIPLETT, JOHN REEDS
      JOHN COOKE, DAVID MILL ORIGINALL BROWN
      THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of March in the 13th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the 2nd by the grace of God of Great Brittain France & Ireland, King. Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord 1740, Between JOHN REEDS of County of KING GEORGE and ORIGINAL BROWN of County of Westmoreland, Planters, of one part and JOHN JETT of County of Westmoreland of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN REEDS & ORIGINAL BROWN in consideration of the sum of 36 current money of Virginia and 500 pounds of tobacco to them in hand paid by JOHN JETT, the receipt whereof JOHN REEDS & ORIGINAL BROWN doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell and release unto JOHN JETT in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain & sale to him thereof made for one whole year and by force of the Statute for transfering uses into possession, and to his heirs all that parcel! of land containing 270 acres (be the same more or less) lying in Parish of Washington in County of Westmoreland and bounded; Begining (the description of the bounds of the land repeated as in the Lease); To have & to hold the parcell of land and premises and every of their appurtenances unto JOHN JETT his heirs; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      JOHN TRIPLETT, JOHN REEDS
      JOHN COOKE, DAVID MILL ORIGINAL BROWN
      Recd. the 15th day of March in the year of our Lord God 1740 of JOHN JETT the sum of L. 36 current money of Virginia and 500 pounds of tobacco being the consideration money within mentioned to be by him paid to me
      Witness JOHN TRIPLETT JOHN REEDS
      JOHN COOKE, DAVID MILL ORIGINAL BROWN
      Westmoreland sct. At a Court held for the said County the 25th day of March 1740 JOHN REEDS and ORIGINAL BROWN personally acknowledged these Deeds of Lease and Release for land by them passed to JOHN JETT together with Receipt for the consideration thereon endorsed to be their proper act and deed, which at the said JETT's instance is admitted to Record Teste GEORGE LEE, D. C. C. W.
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=293&last=&g_p=GE&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Brown, Original.
      Publication 11 July 1741.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 43 acres on the main branches of Mattox Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants E, 1736-1742, p. 304 (Reel 291).
      Recorded survey available. Northern Neck Grants E, 1736-1742, p. 293 (Reel 291).
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Westmoreland Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      ORIGINAL BROWN, 11 Dec. 1740 - 12 (?) Dec. 1740; 43 a. on main br. of Mattox Crk.; adj. William Smith (now John Piper's), Colo John Washington (now the heirs of Thomas Ashbury), Thomas Thompson who holds
      part of the sd Washington pat., opposite to & adj. John Piper. CC John & Johnathan Piper. Surv. James Thomas, Junr.

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