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

Benjamin Branham

Male 1728 - Aft 1800  (> 73 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Branham 
    Born 1 Dec 1728  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1800  Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073983  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father Richard Branham,   b. Bef 1689, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1739/40, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years) 
    Mother Alice MNU Branham,   d. Aft 1740, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1712  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1753-1767 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 6 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.62 - John BRAMHAM, Lun.Par., will; 28 Mar 1754, 8 Apr 1755
      son Richard;
      dau. Nelly to have one year's schooling and then to be left in the care of my bro. Benjamin BRAMHAM;
      wife Catharine;
      bro. Benjamin to take the lease of my ordinary on his own account discharging my wife from any trouble concerning it;
      ex: bro. Benjamin and William GARLAND;
      wits: Jane STEELE, Alexander ALLOWAY.
      p.69 - John BRAMHAM, inv; ord. 8 Apr 1755.
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      1753-1767 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 6 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.415 - Joseph JACKSON, will; 26 Mar 1767, 6 Apr 1767
      all land joining to Col. John TAYLOE Esq. to be sold to the highest bidder;
      Benjamin BRANHAM;
      William RAYNOLDS;
      Frances DOWNTON;
      Betty DAVIS (dau. of Elizabeth DAVIS);
      William SUTTON;
      Thomas FRANKLIN to have all my working tools except my whipsaw;
      John REDMAN;
      ex: Benjamin BRAMHAM and John REDMAN;
      wits: John ESKRIDGE, John [KIRK], Thomas FRANKLIN, Vincent REDMAN.
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      1767-1787 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 7 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p. 99 - Thomas THORNTON, Lun.Par., will; 31 Oct 1771, 2 Dec 1771
      wife Rebecca Sisson entire est., if she should remarry, est. to be div. amongst wife and two chil.
      Francis Sisson and Elizabeth;
      ex: wife and fr. Benj. BRAMHAM;
      wits: Daniel LAWSON, Anne THOMPSON, Rebecca LAWSON.
      [Thomas THORNTON mar. Rebecca Sisson LAWSON,
      Feb 1769. MRC, p. 214.]
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      1767-1787 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 7 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.162 - Alexander DUDLEY, NFP, 23 Nov 177[3], 8 Mar 1774
      land lately sold in Frederick Co. to Cornelius LIVINGSTON to whom I give my bond;
      chil. [unnamed];
      ex: wife, Winifred, and friends Benjamin BRAMHAM and George GARLAND;
      wits: George ROBINSON, Isaac ALLOWAY, William BARBER Jr.
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      1767-1787 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 7 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.210 - Edward OGLEBY, NFP, will; 25 Oct 1771, 2 Oct 1775
      wife Jeane whole est; fr. John HAMMOND; ex: wife and
      John HAMMOND; wits: Benjamin BRAMHAM, Joshua SINGLETON, Lewis HAMMOND.
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      1767-1787 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 7 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.216 - Robert SMITH, Lun.Par., will; 7 Aug 1776, 2 Sep 1776
      goddau. Elizabeth ALDERSON (dau. of William ALDERSON);
      cousin John SMITH (son of Thomas SMITH);
      godson John REYNOLDS (son of George REYNOLDS);
      fr. Benjamin BRAMHAM;
      bro. Thomas SMITH;
      Catharine PURCELL;
      nephew John SMITH (son of Thomas SMITH);
      Joseph SMITH (son of Thomas SMITH);
      ex: friends Benjamin BRAMHAM and George GARLAND;
      wits: David BERRICK, Peter NORTHEN,
      George BERRICK, Abigail NORTHEN, Sary NORTHEN
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      1767-1787 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 7 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.286 - David THORNTON, will; 24 Feb 1776, 4 Aug 1777
      daus. Mary Anne MOORE, Betty CLARK, and [Ezbell] THORNTON;
      son Robert;
      wife Betty;
      ex: wife, Benjamin BRAMHAM, and Andrew MORGAN;
      wits: William GARLAND, Anne GARLAND.
      p.287 - David THORNTON, inv; 15 Apr 1778.
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      1767-1787 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 7 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.395 - John SALLARD, NFP, will; 11 Apr 1782, 3 Jun 1782
      desires that the boy, George, that now lives with him to be freed and to be clothed and schooled out of
      his est, until he is able to be put to a trade;
      nephew Thomas GLASCOCK;
      bro. William SALLARD;
      ex: fr. Benjamin BRANHAM, Walker TOMLIN, and George SISSON;
      wits: Charles BARBER, John BAKER.
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      1794-1800 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 9 [Robert K. Headley, jr.];
      p.124 - Eleanor ROCHESTER, Lun.Par., will; 10 Oct 1791, 6 Jan 1800
      land and plant. on which I now live to my two daus. Anne JONES and Elizabeth JONES;
      son Jeremiah ROCHESTER;
      ex: sons Jeremiah ROCHESTER and Charles JONES;
      wits: Benjamin BRANHAM, Molly NORTHEN, James WOOSONCRAFT, Fanny REYNOLDS.

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