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

Oliver Barron

Male Abt 1765 - 1823  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Oliver Barron  [1
    Born Abt 1765  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jul 1823  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I061631  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Samuel Cooksey Barron,   b. 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1789, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Millicent Burch,   b. Between 1734 and 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Bef 1755  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Wilson,   b. Abt 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1785  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Feb. 8, 1785 - Oliver Barne [sic; Barron] m. Sarah Wilson in Prince George's Co., Md.
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Index of Marriage Licenses, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1777-1886," p. 9.
    Children 
     1. Emma Barron,   b. Abt 1783, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Zachariah Barron,   b. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1828, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
     3. Harriett Barron,   b. Aft 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Martha Barron,   b. Bef 1792, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Teresa Anne Barron,   b. 5 Jun 1794, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Samuel Barron,   b. Bef 1799, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1838, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F27441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Beall,   b. 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1825, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Married 28 May 1800  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • May 28, 1800 - Oliver Barron m. Elizabeth Beall in Prince George's Co., Md. (license date)
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Index of Marriage Licenses, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1777-1886," p. 10.
    Children 
     1. Ruth Barron,   b. 1801, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ninian Beall Barron,   b. 1802, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Oliver Barron,   b. 6 May 1804, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1845  (Age 40 years)
     4. Henry Barron,   b. 10 Dec 1805, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mildred Barron,   b. 1806, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas Barron,   b. 1808, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1880, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     7. Mary Anne Barron,   b. 1809, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Margaret Barron,   b. 1811, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F12820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Jan. 1, 1823 - The Prince George's Co., Md. will of Oliver Barron, probated July 22, 1823, bequeaths to:
      1. Elizabeth Barron--wife
      --to have all the testator's personal estate and real estate for the term of 10 years after testator's death and at the end of 10 years the estate to be sold and the money from the estate to be divided with her to have a child's portion.
      2. Elizabeth Tilley--grandaughter
      --at the end of 10 years to have one third of a chid's portion of the money from the sale of the estate.
      3. Mary A. Barron--daughter
      --to have Negro girl Margaret over and above her share of the remainder of the estate in order to educate her
      --testator's daughters married and unmarried to have a child's portion of the remainder of the estate at the end of 10 years.
      4. Ninian B. Barron--son
      Oliver Barron--son
      Henry Barron--son
      --to have an equal share of the remainder of the estate with the other children.
      5. Zachariah Barron--son
      Samuel Barron--son
      --to have an equal share with the testator's other children of the remainder of the estate if they should settle the bonds that the testator is security for and not to injure the testator as a security.
      --Zachariah named executor along with the testator's widow.
      Witnesses: Samuel Phillips, George Page, Thomas Harvey.
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Prince George's County, Maryland Wills, 1823-1827," pp. 9-10.
      ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber TT; 1813-1817; Keddie; folio 81

      JAMES WARING "being sick of body ..." 12/17/1813; 01/10/1814

      Bequeaths to:
      1. Wife
      -testator desires that all his debts be paid by the money arising
      from the sale of the tobacco he now has on hand and the money
      arising from the collection of the debts now due the testator and
      should that not be sufficient then to make sale ofthe land the testator
      purchased from the heirs of John Turner called "Brashear's Pacourson
      Second Part" and out of the balance left over testator's widow to have
      one third part
      -to have one third part of the testator's personal estate and to have
      one third of the testator's lands for her natural life
      2. Kitty Waring --daughter
      Eleanor Waring --daughter
      Elizabeth Ann Waring --daughter
      Caroline Waring --daughter
      -remaining two thirds of the money from the balance left over
      to be divided among them.
      -Elizabeth to have Negro girl "Dilly"
      -Caroline to have Negro boy "Basil"
      -remainder of the Negroes after widow's thirds deducted and
      legacies deducted to be divided among all of the testator's daughters
      -Kitty to have 1 good cow and calf
      -Eleanor and Caroline to have during their single lives such land contained within a straight line run from the main road leading through the testator's land to Bladensburgh so as to take in the buildings the testator formerly occupied and across the meadow adjoining them and with the meadow so as to include in it the line run between the testator's land and John Larid's land and then with the line to the main road and thence to the beginning
      3. John Waring --son
      Richard Marsham Waring --son
      Francis Waring --son
      Henry Hillery Waring --son
      -remainder of the personal estate after widow's thirds are deducted to be divided among all of his children including Kitty, Eleanor, Elizabeth and Caroline and should any of the testator's sons die before coming of age, then their share to be divided among the surviving sons and should testator's sons not agree on the division ofthe lands, then to appoint 3 men to do so -testator names wife as executor along with son John--or in case of his death testator's son Richard.
      Witnesses: Oliver Barron
      Horatio Beall
      Thomas Kent
      Then came: Oliver Barron and Horatio Beall
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 65. At the request of Oliver Barron the following Bill of Sale was recorded March 15, 1786
      Charles County, Maryland Sct; I Oliver Burch do give to my grandson Oliver Barron one Negro fellow named Tom. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this February 18, 1786, Oliver Burch. Test. Henry Burch


      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Nov. 1778 - The Grand Jury presents Oliver Barron for committing an assault and battery on the body of Gideon Dent by information of said Dent.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber Y No. 3, p. 3.

      1781 - "There is a bill of sale dated June 19, 1795, and recorded in Prince George's Co., Md. (JRM No. 3, 1794, folio 548), confirming a gift in the year 1781 by Oliver Burch of Charles Co. unto his grandson Oliver Barron, of one Negro called Tom."
      Source: Burch, Albert S., "The Burch Tree of Southern Maryland," p. 12. (privately printed in 1953)
      Comment: This record establishes that Samuel Cooksey Barron and his wife Millicent Burch (dau. of Oliver Burch) had a son Oliver Barron. This is particularly important because when Samuel Cooksey Barron made his Nov. 1788 will in Prince George's Co., Md., he named 9 children but not son Oliver. Liber JRM No. 3 contains the 1794-1795 Prince George's Co., Md. Land Records.

      1798 - Oliver Barron is in the 1798 Federal Direct Tax List of Prince George's Co., Md.

      May 28, 1800 - Oliver Barron m. Elizabeth Beall in Prince George's Co., Md. (license date)
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Index of Marriage Licenses, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1777-1886," p. 10.

      Oct. 26, 1807 - Teacher wanted for school about 5 miles from Bladensburg in neighborhood of Jonathan Beall, Humph'y Williams, Oliver Barron and others.
      Source: Dixon, Joan M., "National Intelligencer & Washington Advertiser Newspaper Abstracts, 1806-1810," p. 75.

      Dec. 9, 1808 - Oliver's dau. Martha Barron m. John Tilley in Prince George's Co., Md. (license date)
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Index of Marriage Licenses, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1777-1886," p. 10.

      Oct. 1815 - Oliver Barron witnesses the Prince George's Co., Md. will of David Beall. Oliver proves the will in Oct. 1817.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Prince George's County, Maryland Wills, 1813-1817," p. 80.
      Dec. 1813 - Oliver Barron witnesses the Prince George's Co., Md. will of James Waring. Oliver was one of the witnesses who proved the will in Jan. 1814.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Prince George's County, Maryland Wills, 1813-1817," p. 15.

      Dec. 1816 [undated; filed with Dec. 1816] - The Prince George's Co., Md. will of Ann Mullikin leaves Negro man Aquilla to her son Horatio Beall (who is also named executor) and, after other specific bequests, leaves the remainder of her estate to Elizabeth Barron, George Beall, Ninian Beall, Kitty Miller, Martha Harvey and Ann Barron.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Prince George's County, Maryland Wills, 1813-1817," p. 72.
      Comment: The 7 named legatees above are Ann's children, some of whom were by her 1st husband Ninian Beall (such as dau. Elizabeth Beall who was the 2nd wife of Oliver Barron, and son Horatio Beall who m. Harriet Barron, dau. of Oliver Barron and his 1st wife) and some of whom were by her 2nd husband Richard Mullikin (such as dau. Ann Mullikin who m. Zachariah Barron, son of Oliver Barron and his 1st wife.)

      May 1818 - Oliver Barron witnessed the Prince George's Co., Md. will of Nathan Beall, probated June 1818. Oliver was present at the will's probate.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Prince George's County, Maryland Wills, 1818-1822," p. 8.
      Comment: Nathan Beall was the uncle of Oliver's 2nd wife Elizabeth Beall, being the brother of Elizabeth's father Ninian Beall.

      Sep. 1819 - Oliver Barron and [his son] Samuel Barron witness the Prince George's Co., Md. will of Sarah Williams, probated Oct. 1819. Oliver and Samuel were present at the will's probate.
      Source: Keddie, Leslie & Neil, "Prince George's County, Maryland Wills, 1818-1822," p. 22.

      Feb. 27, 1824 - Orphans Court of Prince George's Co., Md. Sale of all the personal estate of Oliver Barron, late of said county, deceased; or so much as will pay his just debts: furniture, negro woman, stock, etc. --Elizabeth Barron, executrix. --Zachariah Barron, executor.
      Source: Dixon, Joan M., "National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts, 1824-1826," p. 21.

      Nov. 24, 1826 - Orphans Court of Prince George's Co., Md. Ratify final account of Elizabeth & Zachariah Barron, executors of Oliver Barron. --Trueman Tyler, reg.
      Source: Dixon, Joan M., "National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts, 1824-1826," p. 447.

      1828 - Oliver Barron's Heirs are listed in the 1828 Tax List of New Scotland, Oxen and Bladensburg Hundreds, Prince George's Co., Md., with the following:
      --4 slaves under 8
      --3 slaves, age 8-14
      --2 slaves, age 14-45
      --3 slaves, age 14-36
      --1 slave above 45 and 36
      --value of personal property $1089
      --part of "Hickory Hill," 135 acres
      --part of "Warings Lot," 80 1/4 acres
      --part of "Uncles Goodwill," 105 acres (contains improvements)
      --"Wilsons Endeavor Enlarged," 100 acres
      --value of real property $1047.42.
      Source: Prince George's County Genealogical Society, "1828 Tax List, Prince George's County, Maryland," pp. 30 and 77.

      1828 - List of Prince George's Co., Md. Roads. District No. 2 -- Bladensburgh. Road No. 1 - Commencing at Muddy hole branch were Road No. 1 in District No. 1 [Vansville] terminates [commencing at the Priests Bridge on the Patuxent ... thence by Magruders Tavern, thence by Lanhams Shop to the Muddy hole gate], thence through the plantations of Oliver Barron through William Mullikins, thence to and through Bladensburg.
      Source: Prince George's County Genealogical Society, "1828 Tax List, Prince George's County, Maryland," pp. 3-4.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044767] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 1.

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