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

John Branham

Male 1718 - Aft 1755  (> 38 years)


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  • Name John Branham 
    Born 22 Jul 1718  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1755  St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073986  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 

    Father Caron Branham,   b. Bef 1698, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1750, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Mother Margaret Bryant,   b. Bef 1702, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1750, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Bef 1718  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Pratt,   b. Abt 1722,   d. Aft 1755, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married Abt 1738  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 May 2021 
    Family ID F49419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 99-100
      Indenture 1751 between JAMES SENIOR and MARY SENIOR of Parish of St. Thomas, Orange County, Planter, and JOHN BRANHAM of same .. deeds of lease and release .. for 10 .. grants 108 acres, part of a tract of 229 acres granted to Robert Bickers 5 Sept 1749, lying on branch of Pamunky River .. Berry's Run .. Colo. Francis Taliaferro's .. acknowledged by Bickers to James Senior . .
      Witnesses James (X) Senior
      Zach.Taylor Mary (X) Senior
      Ambrose Rucker, Jeremiah (X) Dear
      Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1752
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 296-299
      Indenture 11 Apr 1755 between JOHN BRANHAM of Orange County, Planter, and CHARLES and PETER COPELAND, Merchants in North Brittain, of the other part .. for 5.10.1-1/2 for tract of 108 acres in Orange County, on branches of Pamunky River laterly belonging to James Sener and Mary, his wife, conveyed to John Branham by bargain and sale 1751 .. acknowledged in Orange County 23 Nov 1752 .. if John Branham cause to be paid to Charles and Peter 5.10.1-1/2 before 1st May next with lawfull interest, everything herein shall cease and be void . . . .
      Witnesses: John (X) Branham
      James Madison, Eras. Taylor,
      John Semple, Richd. Tyler, Andrew Shepherd
      Recorded Orange County 23rd May 1755
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 261-262
      Indenture 26 Apr 1754 between JOSEPH PRATT of Orange County and JOHN BRANHAM of same .. for 6 .. grants 30 acres in Orange County on south side of Stony Bridge Run .. all land Joseph Pratt holds on south side Stony Bridge, a fork of Pamunky River .
      Witnesses: Joseph (X) Prat
      William Sawyer
      Robert Bickers, Stephen I. K. Smith
      Recorded Orange County 28th November 1754
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 299-301
      Indenture 27 Jan 1755 between JOHN BRANHAM and SARAH, his wife, of St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, and WILLIAM SAWYER of same .. for 8 .. grants 30 acres, land John Branham purchased of Joseph Pratt, lying on the upper side of the Stony Bridge Run and upon the land of Thomas Burgess and William Sawyer . .
      Witnesses: John (X) Branham
      Stephen I. K. Smith Sarah (X) Branham
      James Massie, Benjamin Cave
      Recorded Orange County 24th July 1755

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