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

James Browne

Male Bef 1747 - Aft 1772  (> 27 years)


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  • Name James Browne 
    Born Bef 1747 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1772  Carrollsburgh, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1884  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 

    Family Eleanor Marshall,   b. Abt 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1802, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F1263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 222. Jun 11, 1767 from John McPherson of CC, planter, & Sarah, his wife, to James Brown, Mercht, Prince Georges County, for 3000 This of crop tobacco, all that third part of 2 tracts of land, the one called Martins supply, containing 55 acres, the other called Martins Triangle, containing 60 acres which formerly belonged to John Martin & by him conveyed to Jacob Millar, formerly the husband of sd Sarah, by deed dated Mar 30, 1734, and recorded in CC on Apr 25 thereafter, and which third part was assigned and laid out to sd Sarah, the then widow of sd Millar, for her dower or thirds of the 2 tracts afd, both lying in CC. To have and to hold, to sd James Brown during the natural life of sd Sarah, upon payment of the quit rents to become due. Signed - John (X his mark) McPherson, Sarah McPherson. Wit - Allen Davies*, John Winter*. Recorded Jul_ 1, 1767.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 224. Jun 20, 1767 from John McPherson of CC, planter, and Sarah, his wife, which sd Sarah was the widow of John Millar, the son of Jacob, but since the death of sd John Millar, intermarried with sd John McPherson, to James Brown of Prince Georges County, Merchant, for 1200 lbs of tobacco, one third part of 2 tracts of land purchased by sd John Millar from Samuel Perrie and Margaret, his wife, by deed dated Mar 1, 1742, one of the tracts being part of a tract of land called Daniels mount, containing about 30 acres, the other of sd tracts being part of a tract of land called Johnstons retirement. The 3rd part of the sd 2 parcels was laid off to sd John & Sarah, his wife, as the dower thirds of her, the sd [blank] of and in sd 2 parcels by John Millar, the son and heir of ad John decd. To have and to hold to sd James Brown, during the natural life of sd Sarah. Signed - John (X his mark) McPherson, Sarah McPherson, Wit - Allen Davies*, Jno Winter*. Recorded Jul 1, 1767.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 400. At the request of James Brown the following Deed was recorded April 27, 1769
      Indenture made April 11, 1769; Thomas Gantt, Sr., Gentleman in consideration of 65 pounds current money paid by James Brown, merchant has sold "Lot Number 14" lying in the Town of Bladensburg excepting that part of the lot which is already conveyed by the said Thomas Gantt to Adam Craig of Bladensburg, tailor and excepting also that piece lying along Craig's part on the south side 10 feet in breadth and 127'2" in length which is forever to be an entry or passage common to the said Adam Craig and also to James Brown. Signed Thomas Gantt in the presence of and acknowledged before Joseph Sprigg, Richard Duckett, Jr. and at the same time Eleanor Gantt wife of Thomas Gantt relinquished her right of dower
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 729. Mar 15, 1770 from James Brown of Prince Georges County, merchant, to John Miller of CC, planter, for 10 £10 shillings, and for divers other causes, all his claim to one third part of the 4 following tracts of land, which he holds by virtue of a conveyance from John McPherson and his wife, Sarah, during Sarah's natural life, 4 tracts lying in CC, one called Martins Supply, containing 65 acres; the 2nd called Martins Triangle, containing 60 acres; the 3rd is part of Daniels mount, containing 30 acres; the 4th is part of a tract of land called Johnsons Retirement, to be hold of Zachia Manor. Signed - James Brown. Wit - Sam Hanson*, Geo Lee*. Recorded Jun 30, 1770.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 473. At the request of James Brown the following Deed was recorded February 20, 1772
      Indenture made August 29, 1771; Henry Rozer, Daniel Carroll and Notley Young, Gentleman, trustees of Charles Carroll, Esq. for the purpose of erecting a Town called Carrollsburgh on Potomack River in consideration of 18 pounds sterling money paid by James Brown has sold "Lot Number 19", "Lot Number 109" and "Lot Number 167" which he drew in a lottery. Signed H. Rozer, Daniel Carroll, Notley Young in the presence of William Sydebothom, Christopher Richmond and acknowledged before John Hepburn
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 414-256: MARTINS SUPPLY: 65 acres; Possession of - 65 Acres - Martin, John: Surveyed for John Martin, 11 June 1724, lying on the West side of Zachia Swamp, Patented to Said Martin, 6 Nov 1732: Conveyance 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 MD Hundred - Riverside: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 433-395: MARTINS TRIANGLE: 60 acres; Possession of - 60 Acres - Martin, John : Surveyed 11 June 1724 for John Martin: 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 MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 324-156: DANIELS MOUNT: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Barton, William: Surveyed 16 July 1662 for Daniel Johnson on the West side of Wicomico River on the west side of Zachia Swamp: Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Samuel Perrie from William Barton; 11 Nov 1713, 100 Acres - Alexander Hawkins from Samuel Perrie; 15 June 1738,30 Acres - John Miller from Samuel Perrie; 1 March 1742, 25 Acres - Barton Smoot from Samuel Perrie; 1 March 1742, 80 Acres - Charles Smoot from Samuel Perrie; 1 March 1742, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 324-162: JOHNSONS RETIREMENT: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Barton, William: Surveyed 29 Aug 1665 for Daniel Johnson at a bound pockhiccory the boundary tree of the said Johnson land called DANIELS MOUNT: Other Tracts Mentioned: DANIELS MOUNT; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Samuel Perrie from William Barton; 11 Nov 1713, 20 Acres - John Miller from Samuel Perrie; 1 March 1742,

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