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

Joseph Brashears

Male 1722 - Aft 1780  (> 59 years)


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  • Name Joseph Brashears 
    Born 15 Jan 1722  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1780  Yohgania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10656  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Samuel Brashears,   b. 12 Feb 1697, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Brashears,   b. 30 Mar 1701, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Dec 1717  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Cross,   b. Aft 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Dec 1780  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F7419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BRASHEAR, ELIZABETH, Prince George's Co, 27 May 1774 6 Feb. 1775
      To son Joseph Brashear, ex., Negro man Nacey, stock,
      To dau. Anne Brashear, furniture.
      To 10 children, Samuel, Mary, John, Morris Nacey, Benjamin, Jeremiah, Otho, Elizabeth Brashear and Ruth Brown, residue of estate,
      Wit: Jere, Belt; Fr's. Freeland. 40.329
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      Folio 124 ELISHA WILLIAMS PG 12/04/1779 03/18/1780
      "being sick and weak ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Lillbum Williams --brother
      -to have Negro lad "Isaac"
      -named executor of the will
      2. Mother
      -to have the black mare colt which testator purchased from Thomas Cross
      3. Cave (?) Williams --sister
      -to have all the residue of testator `s horses, cattle, and household furn.
      Witnesses: Jeremiah Belt, Joseph Brashear, Daniel Labouren
      Then came: Joseph Brashears
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 287. At the request of Joseph Brashears the following Deed was recorded August 11, 1768
      Indenture made August 8, 1768; Jeremiah Brashear in consideration of 187 pounds 10 shillings sterling money paid by Joseph Brashear has sold 150 acres being the southernmost part of a tract called "Bells Gift" {recorded as "Beales Gift"} and being in the draught of the Western branch beginning at the end of the first line of "Orphans Gift". Signed Jeremiah Brashear in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, Richard Duckett, Jr. and at the same time Easter Brashear the now wife of Jeremiah Brashear relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 61. At the request of Jeremiah Brashears the following Deed was recorded January 17, 1770
      Indenture made December 18, 1769; Joseph Brashears in consideration of 97 ½ acres part of a tract called "Bealls Gift" together with all the right and title that he now has or hereafter may have in or to the plantation whereon his father Samuel Brashears now lives by any kind of gift from him has exchanged by these presents unto Jeremiah Brashears 150 acres of land being the southernmost part of a tract called "Bealls Gift" lying in the draughts of the Western Branch and beginning at the end of the first line of Orphans Gift. Joseph Brashears in the presence of and acknowledged before Richard Duckett, Jr., Joseph Sprigg
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 62. At the request of Joseph Brashears the following Deed was recorded January 17, 1770
      Indenture made December 18, 1769; Jeremiah Brashears in consideration of 150 acres of land part of a tract called "Bealls Gift" has exchanged by these presents unto Joseph Brashears 97 ½ acres of land being part of "Bealls Gift" and beginning at the end of the second line of "Bealls Gift" together with all the right and title that he now has or ever hereafter may have to the dwelling plantation and his father Samuel Brashears now lives on by any kind of gift from him. Signed Jeremiah Brashears In the presence of and acknowledged before Richard Duckett, Jr. Joseph Sprigg
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 72. At the request of Joseph Brashears the following Deed was recorded August 22, 1772
      Indenture made August 22, 1772; Jeremiah Belt in consideration of 55 pounds sterling money paid by Joseph Brashears has sold part of a trct called "Good Luck" containing 38 ¼ acres lying in the drafts of the Western Branch. Signed Jeremiah Belt, in the presence of and acknowledged before Joseph Sprigg, Richard Duckett, Jr. and at the same time Mary Belt w/o Jeremiah Belt relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 5. At the request of Joseph Brashears the following Deed was recorded February 21, 1780
      Indenture made February 16, 1780; Jeremiah Belt in consideration of 1330 pounds current money paid by Joseph Brashears has sold part of two tracts called "Good Luck" and the "Addition to Good Luck" beginning at the main stream of Beaverdam Branch of the Western Branch of Patuxent River containing 66 ½ acres. Signed Jeremiah Belt in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Macgill, James Beck and at the same time Mary Belt wife of Jeremiah Belt relinquished her right of dower

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