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

James Gray

Male Bef 1723 - 1772  (> 49 years)


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  • Name James Gray 
    Born Bef 1723  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jun 1772  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13308  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father John Gray,   b. Abt 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1760, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Female MNU Gray,   b. Abt 1687,   d. Abt 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1703  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia MNU Gray,   b. Bef 1727, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1743  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Gray,   b. 1744, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1779, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
     2. Rachel Gray,   b. 1746, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1786 and 1804, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     3. Lydia Gray,   b. 1748, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1824, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Gray,   b. 1750, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth Gray,   b. 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Warren County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Jeremiah Gray,   b. 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Nov 1824, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years)  [natural]
     7. Judith Gray,   b. 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F9181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GRAY, James, Charles Co. 14 Nov, 1771; 17 Jun, 1772
      Children: William, Rachel Munchester, Lydia Gray., Sarah,, Judith, Elizabeth, Jeremiah (youngest son),
      Tracts w Part of "French Lewis", "Troopers Supply", "Gray's Amendment,"
      Exs. wife Sophia and youngest son Jeremiah,
      Wit: Moses Gray, Edward Gray, David Lindsey Ward. 38, 711
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      James Gray 110.87 CH £409.3.6 Jul 20 1772 Sep 2 1772
      Appraisers: Richard Barnes, William McConchie.
      Creditors: Zephaniah Turner for Barnes & Redgate.
      Next of kin: John Gray, Benjamin Gray.
      Executors: Sophiah Gray, Jeremiah Gray.
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      James Gray 6,256 D CH £464.9,9 Jul 13 1773
      Sureties: John Milstead, William Harris Gray,
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 7 parts (equally) William Gray, Jeremiah Gray, Lydia Gray, Sarah Gray, Judith Gray, Elisabeth Gray, Rachel Munchester,
      Executors: Sophia Gray, Jeremiah Gray.
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      James Maddox 67.209 CH £75.13.6 Apr 25 1759 Jun 20 1759
      Appraisers: Samuel Gray John Sanders.
      Creditors; Bay Smallwood, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer.
      Next of kin: Edward Maddox, Sr., John Maddox.
      Administrator: Thomas Maddox.
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      KERRICK, [Carrick] HUGH. 28 Aug 1755
      To dau Katherine Chattam, cow and calf, bed and furniture.
      To son Joseph Kerrick, heifer.
      To son James Kerrick, one heifer.
      To son John Kerrick, 1 sh.
      To dau Martha Lamaster, mare.
      To son Walter Kerrick 1/2 of my estate that is left. my will is that my two youngest sons may remain until they arrive at the age of 18 as follow: my son Joseph with his brother Hugh, and my son James with his sister Kathrine.
      Hugh Kerrick, ex.
      Wit: Mattw. Breeding, James Gray. 29.544
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      GRAY, JOHN, SR., Charles Co. 9 Feb, 1760; 22 Jul, 1760
      To wife Juday, all land whereon I now dwell, for her natural life, except that pt. that I hereafter give to son John. But should wife marry, to only have 50 As; after her decease, to son James.
      To son Samuel, 1 s. and etc.
      To son James, my tools, cooper's and shoemaker's.
      To daus Susannah's hrs., 1 s,
      Balance to be divided between son Benjamin, and daus. Jane, Ann, Charity, Elizabeth and Elinor,
      To son John, tract lying southerly from head of my mill dam, running south to Mrs. Price's line, and from the dam up the "Cool Spring Branches," and etc., 50 A.
      To son James, remainder of lands, after wife's decease or marriage.
      Wife Judah, extx.
      Wit: John Gray., Adam Clinksales, William Hutchinson. 31.48
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber X#2, 1743-1744; Page 124. At the request of James Gray, the following lease was recorded on Jun 19, 1744.
      Dec 20, 1743 from Richard Molyneux of St Thomas' Manner in CC, Gentleman, to James Gray of CC, planter, for divers good causes, the lease of all that parcel of land lying in St Thomas' Manner, bounded by the Quaking Swamp, containing and laid out for about 90 acres. The lease is for the term of 3 lives, viz, James Gray, James Gray, his son, and Mary Gray, his wife, commencing from today. The yearly rent is 800 lbs tobacco in cask upon the parcel of land and also 100 pounds of corn fed pork, and 2 fat capons, or in lieu thereof, 3 fat hens at St Thomas' Manner House. James Gray, within 3 years, is to plant 100 apple trees. James Gray may not, without special leave of said Molyneux, fell any timber other than for the use of the plantation, that is, for necessary fencing, building, or repairs, or for casqueing for tobacco or cider or other drink. Molyneux may fell any timber for his own use for building. James Gray will leave all houses and edifices on the land and all the fencing, in good repair and tenantable at the expiration of the said term. James Gray may not lease any part of the land without the consent of sd Molyneux. Lastly, James Gray will attend all Courts to be held upon said Manner, as is usual, to the Lords of Mannour, Court Baron and Court Leete in the like in England, whenever he shall be lawfully summoned thereunto. Signed - Richard Molyneux. Wit - James Ashby, John (X his mark) Gray.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 400-143: GRAYS AMENDMENT: 63 acres; Possession of - 63 Acres - Gray, John : Surveyed 15 July 1722 for John Gray on the West side of Wards run beginning at a bounded White Oak.: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 361-75: FRENCH LEWIS: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Gray, John: Surveyed 22 July 1658 for James Lewis assignee of Thomas Allanson on the North side Avon River:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 337-22: TROOPERS SUPPLY: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Gray, John: Surveyed 3 June 1666 for Robert Troope adjoining the land of James Lee which was formerly laid out of the said Lee.:

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