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

John Bourne

Male 1707 - 1774  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name John Bourne 
    Born Sep 1707  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1774  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I036211  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father John Bourne,   b. 1673, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1721, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Johnson,   b. 1681, St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1702  St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Ramsey,   b. Abt 1711, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1733, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married Abt 1727  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Bourne,   b. 5 Jul 1727, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1803, Jessamine County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F21146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ellen Eleanor Davis,   b. Abt 1715, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1812, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years) 
    Married Between 1736 and 1737  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Bourne,   b. Abt 1765, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F21147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Inventory and Appraisal of Estate of John Bourn, dec'd. 22 Nov., 1774 by John Grigsby, John Fushee, Peter Gatewood

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      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bobzimmerman&id=I6458

      Letter R.S. Duncan 1893 to James Bourne .

      In 1734 John Bourne,Jr. sold his farm near Fredericksburg VA. and moved to Culpeper County, Virginia on the Rapidian River, with brothers Andrew and Henry.
      Son Francis went to Kentucky in 1783-84 and led the "300" to Ky in 1789
      in Fayette Co. in the fall of the year .
      They suffered extreme hardships both going and after their arrival. Story by Daniel Bourne as told by father, Francis s/o John, Jr. and Ellen Davis Bourne.
      John and Andrew were in St. Marks Parish which soon became Culpeper County. They obtained land from the Spotwood estate (see Orange Co Deed Bk 5 p2 10-2l8)
      In the first deed dated 31 Mar 1742 John and his son Francis obtaine d 150 acres.
      in the second deed on the same day his brothers Andrew and Henry, also obtained 150 acres. This land became the base of the Bourne family in VA until the later move to Kentucky.
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      1717-1721 Essex County Virginia Wills, Inventories and Settlements of Estates No. 3; Pages 258-59.
      Will of John Bourne of the County of Essex and Parish of St. Mary's, being very sick and week in body, dated 23 Oct. 1720.
      My loving wife Eliza Bourne executrix.
      To my son John Bourne the plantation I now live on and all the land adjoyning to it (that is meaning all the land I hold) but in case my son John dies without issue to my son Andrew Bourne, and if he dies without issue to my son Robt. Bourne, but if he dies without issue to my son Francis Bourne and if he dies without issue to my son Henry Bourne and in case they all dye without heir to be equally divided between my two daughters Christian and Sarah Bourne.
      To my loving wife Eliza Bourne, Negro Jack.
      To my son Robt. Bourne, Negro Frank, but if he dies without issue to my son Andrew Bourne.
      To my son John Bourne, Negro Jenny, but if Jenny bears a child or children, the first to my daughter Christian Bourne, the next to my daughter Sarah, the next to my son Francis Bourne and the next to my son Henry Bourne.
      To my wife Eliza Bourne a feather bed, boulster and pillows, one rugg, one blanket, a pair of sheets.
      To my daughter Christian Bourne a feather bed, bolster and pillows and rug, one blanket and a pair of sheets.
      To my daughter Sarah" Bourne a feather bed, boulster and pillows, one rugg, one blanket and a pare of sheets.To my daughter Christian Bourne my skew bald mare and the colt that is now with her.
      To my daughter Sarah Bourne my raw noze mare and the, mare colt that is now with her.
      To my son John Bourne a bay mare with Ľa small stars' in her forehead branded with IH.
      To my son Robert Bourne a bay mare which is now. in John Foxes pasture (branded with 3).
      To my son Andrew Bourne a young horse branded with a cross. To my son Francis Bourne a gray mare colt now running with my old mare.
      To my son Henry Bourne a young black mare colt with ..some white in her face.
      All the rest of my estate to my loving wife Eliza Bourne.
      My children shall not make any demand or enjoy these legacies given them till they attain to the age of twenty one years or day of marriage.
      John borne
      Wit: Edwd. Price, Richard Johnson, Robert (R) Bourne.
      20 June 1721.- Presented in Court by Eliza Bourne, executrix. Proved by Edward Price and Richard Johnson.

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