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

Owen Bradley

Male - Aft 1767


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  • Name Owen Bradley 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1767  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I106522  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Family Hanover Awbrey,   b. Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F19937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Fairfax Co Va Deeds Liber E {Antien Press}; page 245-252
      This Indenture made this first/second day of May 1763 between OWEN BRADY of Saint Marys County in province of Maryland of one part and JOHN CARLYLE of County of Fairfax and Colony of Virginia Gentleman of other part .. by deeds of lease and release .. for sum thirty one pounds current money of Virginia to Owen Brady in hand paid doth hereby acknowledge and thereof doth release acquit and discharge the said John Carlyle by these presents they the said Owen Bradey & HANNOVER his wife hath granted bargained and sold .. one moiety or half of all that parcel of land situate on four mile run in County of Fairfax in the Colony of Virginia which was devised by the last will and Testament of JOHN AWBREY bearing date the fifth day February 1743 unto two daughters of the said John Awbreys wife to wit FRANCES AWBREY and HANNOVER AWBREY with which the said Hannover the said Owen intermarried containing about eight hundred acres in the whole as by the last will and Testament may more fully appear ..
      Presence James Key, May 3d 1763 Owen Brady
      John Rhodes, Seth Johnston, Hannover Brady
      G. Johnston, William Graham,
      Jeremiah Jordan, William James
      Reed this 4th day of June 1762 from JOHN CARLYLE the sum of thirty one pounds Virginia currency it being the consideration within expressed
      Owen Brady
      At Court held 17th May 1763 This Release & Receipt were proved .. ordered to be recorded.
      Fairfax Sct George the third .. to JAMES MILES & JEREMIAH JORDAN Gentlemen
      Whereas Owen Brady of St. Marys County Maryland and Hannover his wife by their Indenture of Lease & Release have sold John Carlyle the fee simple estate of eight hundred or thereabouts acres of land with the appurtenance lying in parish of Truro in County of Fairfax and Whereas Hannover cannot conveniently travel to our County Court to make acknowledgment Therefore we do give unto you power to receive the acknowledgment which the said Hannover shall be willing to make before you .. this 27th April 1763.
      Maryland St. Marys County May 2d 1763
      In Obedience to the within Dedimus we the Subscribers meet at the house of RICHD. CORKE & privately examined Hannover the wife of Owen Brady & she acknowledged the deeds of lease and release signed by her husband & herself she did it voluntarily & willingly of her own accord ..
      Jeremiah Jordan, J. Mills


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      Fairfax Co Va Deeds Liber G {Antien Press}; page 247-250
      This Indenture of partition made the 20th day July 1767 Between OWEN BRADIE of Fairfax County Planter & HANOVER his wife of one part & PHILLIP ELLIS of same County Planter & FRANCES his wife of other part Whereas JOHN AWBREY of said County deced (eldest son & heir of FRANCIS AWBREY deced) by his last will & Testament devised to the said Hanover fifty acres of land which fell to the Testator by the death of his Brother RICHARD AWBREY where the ferry & ordinary were then kept (& which fifty acres are part of a tract of five hundred acres of land originally granted by pattent unto WILLIAM STRUTFIELD and purchased by the said FRANCIS AWBREY who devised the same unto the said JOHN AWBREY by the name & description of all that tract of land at the falls where POULTNEY lives upon except fifty acres where the ferry & ordinary is kept which fifty acres be devised to his son RICHARD) & whereas the sd John Awbrey devised the remainder of the sd pattent being the land whereon the said RICHARD POULTNEY then lived on the river side & likewise whereon JOHN LACKER then lived with all appourtenances thereunto belonging unto the child he expected his wife was then with child of & if there should be no child born then to be equally divided between his wife's two Daughters the said HANOVER & FRANCES & the said John Awbreys wife proving not to be with child the sd land by the sd devise fell to the said Hanover & Frances & whereas the parties have by common consent laid off & ascertained the lines & bounds of the sd fifty acres to the said Hanover which they do by these presents confirm and Establish in the following manner Vizt. Beginning at the mouth of a run called the rocky run on Potomack River side (the same being the beginning of the sd WILLIAM STRUTFIELDS patent) & running thence with the upper line of the said patent West one hundred sixty poles South fifty poles thence East one hundred & sixty poles to the river thence up the river (with the meanders of the same) fifty poles to the beginning containing the said fifty acres more or less and are willing & desirous to make partition & division of the remainder of the sd pat- tent pursuant to the said John Awbreys will & their several titles under the same Now This Indenture Witnesseth that the said parties to these presents of one assent & consent have made full & clear division of all the remainder of the land in the said patent .. the said Hanover shall hold all the upper or northermost part of the remainder of the pattent and bounded beginning upon Potomack river side at the lowermost end of the fifty acres & running thenc with the lines of the said fifty acres reversed west one hundred & sixty poles & north fifty poles to the upper line of the said Strutfields patent thence with the line of the patent West four hundred and fifty five poles to the corner thereof thence with the back line of the patent South seventy two poles thence East six hundred & fifteen poles to the river & up the river with the meanders of the same twenty two poles to the beginning containing two hundred & twenty six acres more or less that the said Frances shall henceforth have all the lower or southermost part of the remainder of the said patent had beginning upon Potomack river side at the Lowermost boundary of the said Strutfields patent & running with the lower line thereof reversed West six hundred & fifteen poles to the lower back corner thereof thence with the back line of the said patent reversed North fifty eight poles to the corner of the part herein allotted to the said Hanover thence with the line dividing this from the said Hanovers part East six hundred & fifteen poles to the river & down the river (with the meanders of the same fifty eight poles) to the beginning containing two hundred & twenty four acres more or less & the said OWEN BRADIE & Hanover his wife for themselves and heirs do also covenant with PHILLIP ELLIS & Frances his wife &
      their heirs that they shall peaceably and quietly hold the said premises allotted without any trouble to each other ..

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