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

Burr Harrison

Male Abt 1661 - 1715  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Burr Harrison  [1
    Born Abt 1661  Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1715  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028857  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Burr Harrison,   b. 28 Dec 1637, St. Margaret's Parish, Westminster, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1706, Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Frances Burditt,   b. Bef 1641,   d. Between 1690 and 1692, Chopawamsic, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1657  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Harrison,   b. Bef 1697, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1723, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F17620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Mansbridge,   b. Bef 1684, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1702, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years) 
    Married Bef 8 Dec 1701  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F17621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA ORDER BOOK 1692 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 285. Court held 15th July 1692
      130. In an action depending in this Court between BURR HARRISON JUNR. Plt and DAVID STRAHAN deft it is concurred and agreed on by and between the par-ties that the Evidences which is to be taken between them may be done by Capt. MARTIN SCARLET at any time between this and the next Court and that they will allow of his taking the said Evidences to be valid and effectual in Law as if they had been actually taken in Court as the Law directs.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      p. 263a September ye 3d 1692. The Deposition of ANNE BARTON aged about twenty seven yeares beinge sworne and examined saith that DAVID STRAHAM and BURR HARRISSON JUNR. beinge att ye sd deponts house went to Cards and playinge att putt at 60 or 70 per game a Considerable time butt at length leaveinge off DAVID STRAHAM was Six hundred poundes of Tobacco Moser wch ye said STRAHAM said hee would pay to ye said HARRIS sayinge hee had made a good afternoons worke and farther saith not Sworne to before. me MARTIN SCARLETT ANN BARTON
      Recorded ye 13th day of September 1692
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 318 (contd). Court held 14th December 1692
      277. Whereas Capt. MARTIN SCARLET did assume in this Court to keep the Ferry over Occoquon River in this County for the ensueing year for sun three thousand five hundred pounds of Tobacco to be paid him at the laying of the next County levy Therefore tis ordered that provided Capt. Martin Scarlet shall keep an able boat and hands to ferry and carry over man and horse. over the Occoquon Ferry for the ensueing year and to land persons at each side of the Creeke from and upon the landing where THOMAS PEARSON did formerly live and from and upon the landing where JOHN PEALE SENR. late deced did formerly live that then he shall be allowed and paid the said sum at the laying of the next County levy.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      PP 108-110 Indenture made 8th day December 1701 between BURR HARRISON of Stafford County of one part & JAMES BLAND of Saint Marys County for the full sum of Seven thousand pounds Tobo. sold James Bland one tract of land in Stafford County containing 600 acres beginning at the mouth of the Creek at the corner of a small marsh before the spring .. in the neck called Cockled Point .. Burr Harrison
      At a Court held 10th Decr. 1701 Deed acknowledged .. ordered to be recorded,
      Know all men .. that I MARRY HARRISON wife of Burr Harrison of Stafford County do impower DAVID STRAUGHAN for to acknowledge my thirds in 600 acres of land lying in Stafford County in Virginia on the South side Powels Creek unto James Bland now living at Poplar Hill in Saint Marys County in Maryland .. in the County Court of Stafford which will be on the tenth Decr. as witness my hand this 9th day Decr. 1701.
      Charles Barton, Mary x Harrison Jno. Crouch
      At a Court held Decr. 10th 1701 David Straughan in pursuance of above power came into Court &. acknowledged her right of dower to aforesaid James Bland then ordered that the power and acknowledgment be recorded.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp 460
      Will of JAMES BLAND. I James Bland of county Stafford being sick of body .. my will and mind is that my loving wife MARGT. shall peaceably possess my now dwelling; planta & the land from the mouth of the creek to the first branch above the said planta during her natural life & after her decease to fall to my loving son ROBERT BLAND and his heirs lawfully begot give and bequeath to my loving son WILLIAM BLAND One hundred and fifty acres of land beginning at the upper side of the abovesaid branch and so running up the creek the full complement of 150 acres .. give to my two sons JAMES and JOHN BLAND all the reversion of my land the said tract beginning where my son William leaves off and so running to the head of my line and to be equally divided between them when my son shall arrive to the age of twenty one years .. my will and mind is that my loving son Wm. Bland may have the tuition and bringing up of my Eldest Daughter ALICE and my youngest Daughter HANNAH . desire my loving son James Bland to have the tuition and bringing up of my Daughter PATIENCE and my Daughter ELLIN and my youngest son ROBERT my daughters till they come to Eighteen or marryed and my son until he is twenty one years old ., after my debts are paid what is left to be equally divided between my loving wife Margaret & my eight children everyone to have an equal share alike when they shall come to age as afsd .. I make my two sons William Bland and James Bland to be my sole Extrs .. this 22nd day Decr 1708.
      Presence John x Williams his mark,
      Saml. Kent Junr. James x Bland his mark
      At Court held 9th March 1708 This was proved in Court to be the last will
      and testament of James Bland .. & a probate granted to Wm. Bland & James Bland .. and the will ordered to be recorded BURR HARRISON & THOS. SANDIFORD assumed in Court to be security with said Executors and save the Court harmless and the said will is recorded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044750] Burr Harrison.
      Five Generations of the Family of Burr Harrison of Virginia 1650-1800
      Author: John P. Alcock
      Publication: Published 1991 by Heritage Books, Inc., 1540 E Pointer Ridge Place, Bowie, Maryland 20716
      ISBN 1-55613-378-