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

Anne Burroughs

Female Abt 1732 - 1793  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Anne Burroughs 
    Born Abt 1732  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Aug 1793  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033346  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father John Burroughs,   b. Bef 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Burroughs,   b. Bef 1693,   d. Aft 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Married Bef 1709  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unknown Sothoron,   b. Abt 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1793, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F40085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • I orginally thought this Anne wife of John Johnson Sothoron son, but was advised she was Anne Sothoron d/o Richard

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 175.
      Anne Sothoron, May 14, 1792; August 19, 1793
      I, Anne Sothoron of CC being old and infirm
      To negro Jane, that lives with me and was formerly a slave whom I set free in 1790, all that tract or parcel of land that I now live on, and Aquilla King's land containing 25 acres to her. Also two heifers, two iron pots, one frying and seven plates.
      To nephew George Burroughs son of George, all the residue of my estate
      Executor: nephew George Burroughs son of George
      Signed: May 14, 1792 Anne (her mark) Sothoron
      Wit - Alexander McPherson, Henry Lyon, Rosel Good
      Probated on August 19, 1793 by George Burroughs together with witnesses Alexander McPherson, Henry Lyon, and Rosel Good, who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 152. Release. I, Ann Southoron of CC, am now possessed of 5 slaves, to wit, Negro Jane and her 4 children, Joseph, Charles, Gerard, and Biner. Know that for divers causes, I hereby emancipate sd slaves. Signed Sep 21, 1790 - Ann (S| her mark) Sothoron. Wit - Andrew Mills, William Good, Ben Dyson*. Recorded Sep 25, 1790.
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      Burroughs, John, St. Mary's County, 28th Mch., 1735; 2nd Nov., 1736,
      To two sons John and Benjamin,, exs., and their hrs., "Trent Forte."
      Three daus., viz: Ann.. Margaret and Barbara, to have their residence upon tract "long lookt for come at last" so long as they remain unmarried.
      To son George and hrs,, last named tract after decease of his mother.
      To wife Ann, use of tract "Long lookt for, etc," and personal estate during life, after her decease personal estate divided among children.
      Test: John Adams, John Harrison, Richard Adams. 21.710.

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