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

John Briscoe

Male Aft 1741 - 1822  (< 80 years)


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  • Name John Briscoe 
    Born Aft 30 Dec 1741  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1822  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030840  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father John Briscoe,   b. Abt 1707, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1741/42, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Mary Hanson,   b. 4 Feb 1708/09, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married Aft 1726  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Llewellen,   b. 14 Oct 1750, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1800, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1772  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Llewellen Briscoe,   b. Between 1773 and 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1820, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. Margaret Eden Briscoe,   b. 1782, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1871, Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Eleanor Buchanan Briscoe,   b. 1785, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1870, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. William Henry Briscoe,   b. 17 Apr 1786, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1822, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)
     5. Caroline Briscoe,   b. 28 Feb 1788, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1867, Chaptico, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Charles Llewellen Briscoe,   b. 1799, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Allen's Fresh, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F17000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland, Page 79

      JOHN BRISCOE, son of John and Mary Hanson Briscoe, m. Jane Llewelyn (Mrs. Dent), and had child., viz.,
      --Llewelyn Briscoe,
      --Eleanor Buchanan Briscoe, who m. her cousin Thomas Briscoe,
      --Mary Eden Briscoe, who m. Peter Carnes,
      --Caroline Briscoe, who m. James Shemwell,
      --William Briscoe, who m. 1st Miss Barber, of St. Mary's County, 2dly Miss Harris, of Frederick,
      --and Charles L. Briscoe, who m. Miss Lee.
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      Briscoe, John, planter, Charles County, 30th Dec., 1741; 15th Feb., 1741/2,
      To wife Mary, extx., entire estate during widowhood at her death or re-marriage to pass to child. Samuel, Eleanore, Elizabeth and unborn child. Should wife die during minority of child'. they to be under the care of bros. Samuel and Philip,
      Test: Robert Gill, Mary Hall, Mary Gill. MCW 22. 424.
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      Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia By Helen West Ridgely, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America;

      The churchyard at Chaptico has its traditions also. ..Sacred to the memory of John Briscoe, who died May 29th 1822 aged 81 years, emphatically it may be said that his life was a life of scrupulous integrity, rigid Justice and temperance with great moderation and self- denial.

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