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

John Burgess

Male Abt 1730 - 1774  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name John Burgess 
    Born Abt 1730  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1774  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14920  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 May 2022 

    Father Samuel Burgess,   b. 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1746, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Craxon,   b. Bef 1702,   d. 9 Jan 1751, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1726  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Franklin,   b. Abt 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Bef 1760  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances Burgess,   b. Aft 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)  [natural]
     2. Thomas Burgess,   b. Aft 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1798, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 May 2022 
    Family ID F10215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriage connection per Norma Lungren & Lynne Simpson's research
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      John Burgess 121.45 CH ?127.1.10 Aug 16 1774 Oct 13 1774
      Appraisers: Richard Barnes, Robert Siruiett.
      Creditors: Barnes & Redgate, John Craig for Alexander Cunningham & Co.
      Next of kin: Hezekiah Franklin, Zephaniah Franklin.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Burgess.
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      John Burgess, Jr. 74.39 A CH ?127.1.10 ?173.3.5 Mar 26 1777
      Sureties: Hezekiah Frankling, Francis Boucher Frankling.
      Received from: Thomas Highfield, William Johnson, Robert Fuson, Thomas Chiveral.
      Payments to: John Chapman, Rogers Stone & Fendal, Cunningham & Co., John Glasford & Co. (store at Portobacco), William Hanson, Daniel Jenifer, Patrick Graham.
      Administrator (de bonis non): Zephaniah Frankling.
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      James Carroll 67.471 CH £90.7.1 Apr 18 1759
      Appraisers: Matthew Bearns, John Chapman.
      Creditors: Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, John Timms.
      Administrator/Executor: John Burgis, Jr.
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      BURGESS, SAMUEL, Charles Co. 20 Feb, 1745/6; 7 May, 1746
      To son JOHN BURGESS, 1 saddle.
      To son THOMAS BURGESS, 1 horse*
      To my wife, unnamed, 1/3 pt, of my estate,
      To my 3 child.: THOMAS, JANE and the unborn child., 1/3 pt. of my estate.
      my wife, extx.
      Wit: John Jones,, Matthew Breeding 24.404
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      TERREL, ELIZABETH. 8 Jan 1750/51;9 Jan 1750/51
      To son Thomas Burgesss tract In Charles Co. called "Saturdays Work and for want of heirs to his brother John Burgess,
      To son Thomas a silver spoon.
      To dau. Jean Burgess, a gold ring and silver button.
      To ... Elizabeth Burgess, a gold ring and silver bodkin.
      To John Jones, the plantation I dwell on until my son Thomas comes of age, and tobacco and corn until son Thomas and dau. Elizabeth come of age,
      Dau. Jean Burgess given to Anne Britton until age 16. That the rents of the land of my son John which Is now due from Thomas Britton should be paid to John Jones to help to keep the bonds which he entered in with me and the rents hereafter shall be equally divided betmeen my two daus for their maintenance.
      To son John Burgess, pair of silver clasps.
      John Jones, ex.
      Wit: John Warden, Mary Warden, Anne Britten, 28.26.
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 615. Bill of Sale. 1, John Burgess Jr of CC, planter, for 8750 lbs of crop tobacco, sell to Hesekiah Franklin & Zephaniah Franklin of CC, planters, 1 Negro man named musser, 1 Negro boy named Joseph, and 12 cattle, 2 horses, 2 mares, and 3 feather beds and furniture. If, however, I pay sd Hesekiah Franklin & Zephaniah Franklin, the afd sum of tobacco by Jul 1, 1766, then this bill of sale to be void. Signed Mar 23, 1765 - John Burgess Jr. Wit - Richard Barnes, Oswell Bouye. Recorded Mar 27, 1765.

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