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

John Major

Male Abt 1685 - 1737  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name John Major  [1
    Birth Abt 1685  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1737  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I124720  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father William Major,   b. Abt 1665, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Oct 1716, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F24739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Ballard,   b. 1689, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1743, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1705  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F50874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 50
      JOHN MAJOR, 376 acs., Rappa. Co; on brs. of Gelson's run & Hoskins (Cr.), 24 Oct. 1701, p. 384. Beg. by an Indian Path some 94 of a mi. from John Roberts. Granted Phillip May & Thomas Pells, 21 Oct. 1687, deserted, & now granted by order, &c. Trans. of 8 pers: John Major, Joseph Young, Wm. Mackdaniell, Joseph Fox, John Herd, Mary Bayly, George Reding, Susannah Netherway.
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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 108
      OHN MAJOR, 1245 acs., K. & Q. Co., in St. Stephen's Par., 2 May 1706, p. 736. Beg. on S side of the Chappell Run near the road, by Todd's line; by N. side of lower Sellar Br; by W. side of a br. of Moratico; to Wright's fine; to N. side of the main road; to Capt.. Smith's line near SW side of the Town Br; by S. side of Mattopony Sw., & down run of Mattopony Cr. 750 acs. part of 1400 acs, granted John Ascough, 20 Apr. 1685, deserted, & now' granted by order, &c. Imp. of 25 pers: John. Major, Mary Major, Tho. Jones, Tho: Davis, Anne Adams, John White, Dunkin Cameren, Thomas Morris, Mary' Farmer, Saml. Coates, Thomas Wdtkins,, Susan Bond, Dann. Nash, Margarett Oldreom, Danll. Marlow, John Fisher, John Ash, Joseph Humphrey, John Robertson, Hanna Kerby, Henry 'Kerby, John Davis,-Dunking Robertson, Leddy Armefillde. John Lane.

  • Sources 
    1. [S253] John Frederick Dorman, The Virginia Genealogist Volume 5, 1961, 104.
      ANN (HERNDON) LEA
      By the late John Goodwin Herndon*
      Contributed by Ross Boothe, Jr.
      Gonzales, Texas

      this article states John Major b. 1677 is a s/o William Major (d. 1716) and Elizabeth a s/o Lemuel Mason. it was William Jr. that married Anna Ballard b. 1689

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