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

Nehemiah Birckhead

Male Abt 1650 - 1720  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Nehemiah Birckhead 
    Born Abt 1650  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1720  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17244  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father Christopher Birckhead,   b. 20 Sep 1620, St. Mary Redcliffe Parish, Bristol, Wessex (now Avon), England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1676, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F11663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Soper,   d. Bef 1712, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Oct 1682  West River - Clifts MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. 17 Oct 1683, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1744, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     2. Margaret Birckhead,   b. 10 Jun 1685, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1712, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F11661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margaret Hutchins,   b. 11 Aug 1683, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1727, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1712  West River - Clifts MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Birckhead,   b. 25 Jan 1715, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1740, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
     2. Margaret Birckhead,   b. 12 Mar 1716, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F11662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Birkhead, Nehemiah, A. A. County, 5th day, 1st mo., 1719; 18th May, 1720.
      To wife Marga., extx., personalty, and 1/3 of estate, real and personal (bequest to dau. Marga. excepted), also the use of other 2/3 of real estate, during minority of son Joseph and dau. Margt.; shd. wife marry dower rights only.
      To dau. Margt. and hrs., 156 A. bou. of Abraham Birkhead, and 1/3 of personal estate; shd. sd. dau. die before age of 17 and without issue sd. land to pass to son Joseph and hrs.
      To son Joseph and hrs., residue of real estate in MD., 2/3's of sd. lands at age of 19, and 1/3 at decease of wife; also 1/3 of personal estate; shd. sd. son die before age of 21 and without issue, his portion, real and personal, to pass to dau. Margaret afsd. and her hrs.; shd. both afsd. child. die during minority and without issue, wife to enjoy all land during her life, and to possess the ½ of their share of personal estate, the other ½ equally to living child. of son Nehemiah.
      To son Nehemiah, having made advances to him, 10s.
      To grandson Nehemiah and son-in-law Abraham Johns, personalty.
      To Quakers on Western Shore, £10.
      Overseers: John Galloway, Philip Thomas and Evan Richardson.
      Test: John Ramsay, John Lang, Eliza Webb. 16, 22.
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      Mr. Nehemiah Birckhead 5.83 -- £13.17.0 Feb 12 1720
      Appraisers: Josias Towgood, Allexander Rosenquest.
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      Nehemiah Brickhead 4.31 AA £1065.13.7 Jul 20 1720
      Appraisers: Josias Towgood, Allexander Rosenquist.
      Creditors: John Watkins (subsheriff) for the High Sheriff.
      Next of kin: Abraham Birckhead, Abraham Birckhead, Jr.
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      Mr. Nehemiah Birckhead 5.83 -- £13.17.0 Feb 12 1720
      Appraisers: Josias Towgood, Allexander Rosenguest.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead 3.359 A AA £1079.10.7 £105.0.4 Jul 6 1721
      Appraisers: Josias Towgood, Alexander Rosenquest.
      Payments to: Nehemiah Birkhead (son), per Samuel Chew, Samuel Chew, Jos. Beazley, Richard Franklaine, Dr. William Fisher, George Harris, Elisabeth Webb, John Willson, Thomas Meakin, John Baptis Tyler, Elisabeth Brook, John Ramsy, Dr. Patrick Hepburn, Dr. William Lock, Robert Wells.
      Legatees: Abraham Johns, accountant.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Residue to (children, equally): Margaret, Joseph.
      Executrix: Margaret Birkhead (Quaker).
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      Nehemiah Birckhead 9.190 A AA £255.10.6 Jun 3 1728
      Received from: Dr. Richard Hill.
      Payments to: John Hyde (merchant in London), Jos. Adams (merchant), Kensey Johns, William Fish, Isaac Johns, Robert Wells.
      Legatees: executrix.
      Executrix: Margret England (Quaker), wife of John England.
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      Christopher Birckhead 4.253 I AA #33540 Aug 9 1677
      Appraisers: John Sollers, Nathan Smith.
      List of debts: Samuell Chew, Samuell Lane, Robert Johnson, Henry Bennet, Judith Cumber, Benjamin Brasseur, Edmund Cotten, Humphrey Emmerton, Patrick Hall, James Chillnot, Nehemiah Birckhead, Richard Wells, John Thornbury, Thomas Morgan, Edward Thorly, Thomas Sheppard, Gerrard Hopkins, Abell Hill, John Cobreath, Richard Got, Charles Henan, Nathan Smith, William Cole, Richard Deavor, Richard Bidworth, William Osbourne, William Russell, John Hall, John Stanesbury, Richard James, Alce Jones, William Kent, Francis Dorrington, John Taylor, Joseph Chandler, Thomas Foord & Thomas Gullock„ Edward Gibbs, George Simmons, George Paschall & Alexander Humphreys, John Russell & Henry Vinee.
      Executor: Nehemiah Birckhead.
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      Charles Roberts 15.123 A £21.3.11 Aug 10 1697
      Payments to: Richard Chessheir, Nehemiah Birkhead, Robert Lockwood, William Horne, Henry Fish, Thomas Tindall, Jonathon Tipton, Dr. Zacharia Allen, Abraham Bird.
      Administrator: Richard Cheseheire.

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