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

John '3rd' Brashears

Male 1723 - Aft 1773  (> 51 years)


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  • Name John '3rd' Brashears 
    Born 15 Jan 1723  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1773  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12847  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 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 Pottinger,   b. 1719, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1750  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Pottinger Brashears,   b. 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F8818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 77
      John Brashears, 53: 22: 14
      Mary, 57: 19
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 115. At the request of John Brashears the following Deed was recorded February 18, 1761
      Indenture made January 28, 1761; John Haggerty, tailor in consideration of 80 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by John Brashears, 3rd (s/o Samuel Brashears), planter has sold a tract called "Sandy Thickett" 100 containing acres and beginning near Thomas Kindrick's plantation (1/4 acre excepted for a burying place). Signed John Haggerty in the presence of Charles Burgess, John Hepburn and acknowledged before John Hepburn and at the same time Sarah Haggerty w/o John Haggerty relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 117. At the request of James Mullikin the following Deed was recorded March 3, 1761
      Indenture made February 24, 1761; John Brashears, 3rd and Mary Brashears his wife of PGCo, planter in consideration of 61 pounds 15 shillings paid by James Mullikin hath sold part of a tract called "Mullikin's Level" containing 26 acres. Signed John Brashears 3rd, Mary Brashears in the presence of and acknowledged before Mordecai Jacob, Thomas Williams and at the same time Mary Brashears w/o John Brashears, 3rd relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 118. At the request of John Brashears, 3rd the following Assignment of a Lease was recorded abt March 6, 1761
      I hereby assign over all my right title claim and property to and to the within lease of the tract and parcel of land within mentioned for the consideration of the sum of 80 pounds sterling unto John Brashears, 3rd (s/o Samuel Brashears). As witness my hand and seal this January 23, 1761, John Haggarty [sic Haggerty]. Test John Hepburn
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 305. At the request of James Mullikin the following Deed was recorded November 8, 1773
      Indenture made November 8, 1773; John Brashears, 3rd, and Mary Brashears his wife in consideration of the love and affection which he have and do bear unto our beloved son James Mullikin and for the further consideration of 5 pounds sterling has given by these presents a tract called "Mullikins Chance" or "Mullikins Levels" it being the land whereon Charity Mullikin's now lives. Signed John Brashears, Mary Brashears in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander Symmer, David Craufurd and at the same time Mary Brashears w/o John Brashears relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 159. At the request of Robert Dughorn & Others the following Supersedes was recorded July 1, 1790
      You John Pottinger Brashears and John Brashears do confess judgment to Robert Dughorn & Others under the firm of James Brown & Co. for the sums of 60 pounds 7 pence currency with interest from June 17, 1775 to July 4, 1776 and from September 3, 1783 till paid debt and 2 shillings and 6 pence cost of warrant which sums were recovered January 24, 1789 to be levied on your goods chattles lands or tenements for the use of Robert Dughorn & Others under the firm of James Brown & Co. in case John Pottinger Brashears shall not pay and satisfy the said sum and costs thereon on February 10th next. Acknowledged this June 29, 1789 before David Craufurd

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