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

Benjamin Biggs

Male 1723 - 1782  (59 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Biggs 
    Born 26 Apr 1723  Kingston, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1782  West Liberty, Berkeley County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I055206  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father John Biggs,   b. 23 Jul 1687, Marbletown, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1761, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Eva Lambertse Brink,   b. 25 May 1690, Hurley, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1735, Rariton, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  Kingston, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henrietta Munday,   b. 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1807, West Liberty, Berkeley County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1745  All Saints Parish, Frederick, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Prudence Biggs,   b. 1748, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Catherine Biggs,   b. 6 Mar 1749/50, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Biggs,   b. 27 Dec 1751, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Benjamin Biggs,   b. 27 Jan 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1822, West Liberty, Berkeley County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Henry Biggs,   b. 31 Jan 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Biggs,   b. 3 Jun 1754, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. George Biggs,   b. 31 Jan 1758, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Thomas Biggs,   b. 19 May 1760, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Joseph Biggs,   b. 2 May 1762, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Zaccheus Biggs,   b. 1 Jun 1764, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Mary Biggs,   b. 3 Jun 1767, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F27930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bigges, Benjamin; 1745; Benjamins Good Luck; 100 ac; PT#1 348; Now Frederick.
      Biggs, Benjamin; 1762; The Resurvey on Benjarnins Good Luck: 1,118 ac; BC&GS#22 43.
      Biggs, Benjamin; 1796; Biggs Delight; 12 ac; IC#L 151; Certificate in name of William Biggs.
      Biggs, Benjamin; 1799; One Brother; 293 ac; IC#M 589.
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      Frederick County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Benjamins Good Luck, 100 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Bigges, Benjamin 1745 Patent Record LG E, p. 582 0 0 MSA S 1590-739
      Benjamins Good Luck, 100 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Bigges, Benjamin 1745 Patent Record PT 1, p. 348 0 0 MSA S 1590-740

      Resurvey on Benjamins Good Luck, 1118 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Biggs, Benjamin 1762 Patent Record BC and GS 19, p. 567 0 0 MSA S 1590-6152
      Resurvey on Benjamins Good Luck, 1118 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Biggs, Benjamin 1762 Patent Record BC and GS 22, p. 43 0 0 MSA S 1590-6153
      Resurvey On Benjamins Good Luck, Benjamin Biggs, 1118 Acres 1762/10/27 Patented Certificate 3309 5 0 MSA S 1197-

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      Prince George's County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats
      Benjamin Good Luck, 311 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Biggs, Benjamin 1746 Patent Record BY and GS 1, p. 202 0 0 MSA S 1596-647
      Benjamin Good Luck, 311 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Biggs, Benjamin 1746 Patent Record BY and GS 2, p. 94 0 0 MSA S 1596-648
      Biggs, Benjamin; Benjamins Good Luck; 311 Acres 1746/03/18 Patented Certificate 308 4 0 MSA S 1203-371
      Biggs, Benjamin; Benjamins Good Luck; 100 Acres 1746/05/12 Patented Certificate 309 3 0 MSA S 1203-372
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      Frederick County, Maryland, Wills - Donna Valley Russell
      BENJAMIN WHITMORE of Frederick Co. Will dtd. 5 Aug. 1769, weak.
      To wife: one-third of personal and real estate to be paid yearly. To
      son John: 50. To sons Abraham, Benjamin, David, and Henry: all my
      lands and rest of personal estate equally, they paying their mother her
      thirds and the following bequests: t o dau. Ann: 100, t o dau. Mary: 60,
      t o dau. Magdelin: 50. Three sons exec. Is/ Benjamin Whitmore. Wit:
      Abram. Hayter, Benjamin Biggs, Wm. Biggs. Proved 14 Aug. 1769 by
      3 wit. Note to Mr. Boles (Bowlus): ''1 am informed by Benjamin Biggs
      and William Biggs concerning my husband's will that I am not to have
      my thirds before the debts and legasyes is paid, but I am contented to
      stand to my husband's will,ll dtd. 16 Aug. 1769. /0/ Mary Whitmore.
      (PP 344-5)
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      1749-1840 Inhabitants of Frederick Co MD Vol 2-Shaffer
      Prince Georges County, February 27, 1762: Richard Stevens swore before
      Christopher Lowndes, that the account of Anthony Halmead was unpaid.
      Document showed a note with the date of January 21, 1762.
      Back of document [sic] "March 6, 1762, fine given sher [sheriff] 1763", at
      bottom "Issue with Wm. Williams vs? Joseph Evans". These names on the
      other side of the document: Zach.Magruder, Wm. Bigge, Wm. Knight, Nin
      B. Magruder, James Duley or James Dubey, Benj. Richetts, Thos. Clegatt,
      Jos Mayhew, Wm. Shields, Nath Magruder crossed out, Alex Magruder
      written in, Benj Bigge (again), Chas. Hedge, Chas. Clegatt.

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