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

John Brice

Male 1705 - 1766  (60 years)


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  • Name John Brice 
    Birth 4 Nov 1705  St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 24 Sep 1766  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19986  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Brice,   b. Abt 1665, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Dec 1713, St. Margaret's, Westminister Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Howard,   b. 1673, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Dec 1726, St. Margaret's, Westminister Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 16 Dec 1701  St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Frisby,   b. 7 Dec 1714, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Apr 1782, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Marriage 9 Sep 1730  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ariana Brice,   b. 19 Jan 1732, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Apr 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Sarah Brice,   b. 3 Jun 1735, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Aug 1802, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. John Brice,   b. 22 Sep 1738, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Jul 1820, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Denton Brice,   b. 15 Jun 1740, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1741, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Anne Brice,   b. 4 Apr 1744, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. James Brice,   b. 26 Aug 1746, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Jul 1801, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 54 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Benedict Brice,   b. 1 Apr 1749, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1786, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 36 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. Charles Brice,   b. 26 Jun 1750, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1751, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     9. Edmund Brice,   b. 24 Nov 1751, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     10. Denton Brice,   b. 20 Aug 1753, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     11. Margaritta Augustina Brice,   b. 10 Jan 1755, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1781, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 25 years)  [Father: natural]
     12. Elizabeth Brice,   b. 4 Jun 1757, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     13. Mary Brice,   b. Abt 1759, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Mar 1790, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 31 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F13119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      John Brice, Esq. 97.180 AA £3169.7.5 May 1 1767 Aug 2 1767
      Appraisers: Robert Coudena. Hammond.
      Creditors: Isaac Harris, Nathaniel Adams.
      Next of kin: John Brice, James Brice.
      Executrix: Sarah Brice.
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      Virginia Gleanings in England

      EDMUND JENNINGS in county, York, Esq. Will io March 1756; proved 24 March 1756. To poor of parish where I die £5. To Mr. James Buchanan, Merchant in London, one of executors, £1300 in special trust to pay £1200 to Mrs. Sibila Cowcher, widow. To said Mrs. Sibila Cowcher all cash and moneys, to be in bar of all claims to estate. To Mrs. Anne White, spinster, balance of 100. If moneys in England not sufficient, executors to call in securities. To Honorable Colonel Richard Corbin of Virginia in North America £1700 in trust to pay to my daughter Ariana Randolph the interest without control of her husband, and after her death said money to my grandson and god son Edmund Randolph, if he survive his mother, but if not, then to my said daughter's children and grandchildren surviving. To my nephew Edmund Jennings of the Province of Maryland, four such negroes as he shall choose among my stock of negroes on my plantation in the freshes of Patuxent River, Ann Arundell County, & also all the plantation utensils, cattle & horses; but as to the land itself with the houses, I only, give it to him for his life. To servant William Russell year's wages and woollen apparell. To Honorable Cecilius Calvert, Esquire, William Sharpe, Esquire, Mrs. Chester of Bristol, widow, Mrs. Russell, wife of James Russell of City of London, merchant, Honorable Philip Ludwell of Colony of Virginia, Mrs. Corbin, wife of aforesaid Colonel Corbin, John Tayloe of Virginia, Mrs. Brice, wife of John Brice of the City of Anapolis in Province of Maryland, Esquire, Stephen Bordely, Esquire, Elizabeth Bordely, spinster. Mrs. Harris, widow, of Kent county in Maryland, daughter of my late wife Ariana Jennings, Mrs. Harris, widow of James Harris, Esquire of ditto, deceased, Mrs. Shipping, widow, sister to my late wife, William Bordely, John Bordely, Matthias Bordely, and Beale Bordely, all of Maryland, Margaret Beckwith, Elizabeth Beckwith, Robert Porteus, Nanny Porteus his daughter, Edward Thompson of Helbury in county of York, esquire, and his Wife, a mourning Ring each. Rest to son Edmund Jennings.
      Executors: son Edmund and Mr. James Buchanan. Trustees for managing estates in Maryland and Virginia : Colonel- Richard Corbin and John Brice. Witnesses : Alexander Sutherland, Jon"' Fleming, Lewis Clutterbuck. Codicil Cash to Mrs. Cowcher to be free of travelling and other expenses. Witnesses: ditto.
      Glazier, 72.
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      Brice, John,A. A. Co.,8th Dec., 1713; 22nd Dec., 1713.
      To dau. Ann and hrs., 266½ A., "Hopkin's Plantation" and "Howard's Addition" bought of Mathew and John Howard.
      To dau. Rachell and hrs., 200 A., "Doderidge Forrest" and residue of 250 A., "Kendall's Delight."
      To brother Thomas Brice, of London, sawmaker, personalty, to be paid him by "my” master, Benjamin Hattley.
      To John Butcher, of London, eld. son of sister Eliza: Butcher, of Goose Grave, Northamptonshire, and to Thomas and Francis Butcher, sons of sister afsd., personalty.
      To cous. James Butcher and hrs., land bought of James Yieldhall.
      To cous. John Brice and hrs., 140 A., "Merrikin's Purchase" and "Pt. Look Out," nr. long bridge saw mill.
      To sons-in-law and dau.-in-law, viz., John, Thomas and William Worthington, and Sarah Ridgley, personalty.
      To son-in-law Charles Worthington and hrs., 900 A., "Brice's Share" on n. side falls of Patapsco R., and £50 as per marriage bond.
      To child.-in-law afsd., £10 each, it being money which testator and brothers gave bond for, for Chas. Worthington in county court office by error in supposing him to be the unborn child at date of the drawing of the will of his father, Capt. John Worthington; however, sd. child died and sd. Charles having nothing by will of his father afsd., etc. (See will.)
      To wife Sarah, extx., plantation and 127 A., "Baron Neck," bought of Lord Balto. by escheat, and residue of lands in fee simple or by mortgage.
      Test: Thos. Tate, James Sweetlove, John Davis, Robert Jubb, Robert Ednye. 13. 589.
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      Brice, Sarah, widow,A. A. Co.,13th April, 1725; 30th Dec., 1726.
      To dau. Anne Denton and hrs., 130 A. "Howard's Inheritance," Severn R., bou. from son Wm. Worthington, son-in-law Nicholas Ridgley and dau. Sarah his wife; £50 in full of her pt. of estate. Neither she nor son-in-law Vachell Denton to be charged for any sallery for what was pd. them on acct. of the sd. Anne's father's estate.
      To dau. Rachell, £130 and personalty.
      To son Charles Worthington, £300 and personalty.
      To granddaus. Sarah (R.), Rebecca (R.), Rachel (R.), Ruth (R.) and Anne Ridgley, sons John (W.), Thomas (W.) and William Worthington and wives of sd. sons, sons-in-law Nicho. Ridgley and Vachell Denton, cousins James Butcher and John Brice, personalty.
      To son John Brice and hrs., residue of real estate; and personalty.
      To grandchild., viz. son John Worthington's child, son Thos. Worthington's child. and dau. Sarah Ridgley's child., residue of personal estate.
      Son John B. and dau. Rachel B. to be pd. their portion of their father's estate according to bal. remaining in the commissary's office.
      Exs.: Sons Thomas W. and John B.
      Test: Cha. Hammond, Robert Jubb, Judith Danenlen.
      Codicil: 13th March, 1725.
      To son William Worthington and son-in-law Vachell Denton, £30 each.
      To 2 grandchild. born to sons John W. and Wm. W. since making of above will an equal share in personal estate.
      Test: Robert Jubb, Elizabeth Fleet, Judith Davelen. 19, 264.
      ===
      Sarah Brice 8.554 A AA £1206.10.11 £3270.13.11 Apr 8 1728
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £50.11.7.
      Received from: MM George Hatley & Thomas Mercer (merchants in London), Frances Dorsey, Mr. Nicholas Ridgley, George sleicomb, Charles Worthington, Vachell Denton, Vachel Denton, William Penington, Alexander Stuart, Mordicai Hammond, Humphry Hogan, Nicholas Ridgley, John Gray, Thomas Rowles, Charles Hamond, Joseph Pogue, Nicholas Shepard, William Robinson, Phillip Jones, William Bennet, William Beckingham, John Earnshaw, Robert Bailey, John Clark, William Mattox, Thomas Reynolds, Jr., Ambross Nelson, Jr., John Hurd, William Dainty, Thomas Fairbrother, Christopher Holyfield (alias Christopher Holywood), Robert Jubb, Richard Johnson, Rachell Johnson, Mary Kitely, William Kirbe, Robert Marshall, Humphry Meredith, Samuell Muistrie, Thomas Robinson, John Robinson, William Smith, Thomas Wright, Henry Wright, William Hancock, John Howard, Thomas Buckingham, Rebecka Aldress, Richard Womsly, John Frizzell, William Frizell.
      Payments to: Alexander Frazer, Charles Carroll, James Govane, Thomas Brook & William Holland, John Beale, Mr. Philip Hamond in right of his wife Rachell Ramon (her portion of estate of her father Mr. John Brice (dead)), John Brice (his portion of estate of his father Mr. John Brice (dead)), Phillip Jones & Robert Jubb.
      Legatees: Nicholas Ridley, William Worthington, Sarah Worthington, James Butcher, John Worthington, Vachel Denton, Ann Denton, Charles Worthington, Rachell Brice paid to Phillip Hamond, Phillip Hamond, Thomas Worthington, John Brice.
      List of debts: John Roberts (runaway).
      Executors: Mr. Thomas Worthington, Mr. John Brice.
      ===
      DENTON, ANNE, Queen Anne's Co., [sic Anne Arundel Co.] widow. 24 Mar, 1760 16 Jul, 1765
      Bro: John Brice.
      Wit: Benjamin Beall, A. M. Harris, James Harris, Wm. Lynch. 33. 266
      ===
      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 214. At the request of Joseph Jones and Samuel Jones the following Deed was recorded November 29, 1753
      Indenture made September 12, 1753; John Brice of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, gentleman, in consideration of 105 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by Joseph Jones and Samuel Jones of PGCo, planters, has sold a tract called "Wintersells Range" containing 400 acres and beginning at "William's Range" and running to the main Piney Branch of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River and bounded by "Bacon Hall". Signed John Brice in the presence of Richard Tilghman, Benjamin Beall and acknowledged before Richard Tilghman and at the same time Sarah Brice wife of John Brice relinguished her right of dower
      ===
      Provincial Court Land Records, 1756-1759
      Volume 702, Page 273

      This Indenture Quadripartite made the fifteenth
      day of July in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred
      and fifty Eight Between David Ross of Prince Georges
      County Merchant and Sarah Needham of Frederick County Widow
      of the first part Alexander Beall of Frederick County Gentleman and
      Andrew Heugh of Frederick County Gentleman of the Second Part John
      Brice of Ann Arundel County Esquire of the third part and Henry Wright
      Crabb of Frederick County Gentleman of the fourth Part Whereas the
      said David Ross Sarah Needham Alexander Beall Andrew Heugh
      John Brice and Henry Wright Crabb are Seized in Fee as Tenants in
      Common of and in a Tract or Parcel of Land lying and being in
      Frederick County called Forrest containing Two thousand and Seventy
      eight Acres of which said Tract of Land called Forrest two parts
      thereof in eight parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the
      said David Ross and Sarah Needham and two parts thereof in
      eight parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the said
      Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh And two parts thereof in eight
      parts to be divided are the Portion and Share of the Said John Brice
      and two parts thereof in eight parts to be divided are the Portion
      and Share of the Said Henry Wright Crabb Now this Indenture
      Witnesseth that for dividing the said the said Tract or parcel of
      Land called Forrest Whereof the Said David Ross and Sarah
      Needham Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh John Brice
      and Henry Wright Crabb are Seized according to their Several
      Portions and shares aforesaid and that the Parties to these
      Presents may hold and enjoy their parts in Severally to them
      and their Heirs It is hereby Covenanted granted Concluded and
      agreed between the Said David Ross and Sarah Needham
      Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh John Brice and Henry
      Wright Crabb for them and their Heirs in Manner and form
      following that is to say That the said David Ross and Sarah
      Needham and their Heirs shall hold Occupy and enjoy to the
      only use and behoof of the said David Ross and Sarah Needham
      and their Heirs forever as their two parts in eight Parts of the
      Said Tract or Parcel of Land called Forrest all that Parcel of
      Land Beginning at a Bounded white Oak the Beginning
      Tree of the aforesaid Land called Forrest and running thence
      North Seventy Degrees East twenty perches South Seventy eight
      Degrees East Seventy Perches south Nine Degrees East One
      hundred and forty perches South fifty Seven Degrees West
      Sixty Perches South Seven Degrees East Sixty perches North
      forty three Degrees East One hundred and Seventy six
      perches North Sixty Seven Degrees East Eighty perches
      South forty Seven Degrees East One hundred and twenty
      perches North fifty four Degrees and an half Degree East
      one hundred and forty three perches North thirty three degrees
      West three hundred and thirty five perches to the End of the
      thirtieth line of the Said Land then North Seventy two
      Degrees West ninety two perches South Sixteen Degrees East
      One hundred and Seventy Six perches South forty one Degrees
      West One hundred and Sixteen perches then by a straight to the beginning
      Tree Containing five hundred and Nineteen Acres and one
      half Acre of Land more or less as the full part Purpart and
      Portion of the Said David Ross and Sarah Needham of in and to
      all the Said Tract or Parcel of Land called Forrest And that
      the Said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh and their Heirs
      Shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only use and Behoof
      of the said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh and their
      Heirs for ever as their two parts in eight parts of the said Tract
      or parcel of Land called Forrest all that Parcel of Land Beginning
      at the End of the thirteenth Line of the Said Tract of Land called
      Forrest and running thence south thirty three Degrees East three
      hundred and thirty five perches North fifty four Degrees and an half
      Degree East One hundred and Ninety Six Perches to the End of one
      hundred and Sixty four perches on the twenty fifth line of the said
      Land then with the Said Land North twenty four Degrees West three
      hundred and fifty five Perches North eighty two Degrees West Ninety
      Perches North fifty eight Degrees West fifty Six perches South fifty
      four Degrees and an half Degree West Sixty perches South thirty six
      Degrees East one hundred & fifty seven perches South Seventy one
      Degrees West one hundred and twelve perches to the Beginning
      containing five hundred and nineteen Acres and an half Acre
      of Land more or less as the full part Purpart and Portion of the
      Said Alexander Beall and Andrew Heugh of in and to all the said
      Tract or parcel of Land called Forrest And that the said John
      Brice and his Heirs shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only
      use of him the said John Brice and his Heirs for ever as his two
      parts in eight parts of the said Tract or parcel of Land called
      Forrest all that Parcel of Land Beginning at the ^end of the^ Eighth
      Line of the Said Tract of Land called Forrest and running thence
      with the said Land South Eleven Degrees East forty perches
      South sixty four Degrees East forty eight perches South seven
      Degrees East thirty Six perches South forty one Degrees West
      sixty perches South thirty nine Degrees East seventy six perches
      North forty nine Degrees East two hundred and Sixty perches
      South twenty eight Degrees East one hundred and forty eight
      perches North Sixty nine Degrees East one hundred and
      forty seven perches then North thirty nine Degrees West One
      hundred and ninety four perches to the End of the
      twenty fourth Line of said Land then North twenty
      four Degrees West one hundred and sixty four perches
      then ^by^ a straight line to the beginning containing five
      hundred and Nineteen Acres and an half Acre of Land
      more or less as the full part Purpart and Portion of the said
      John Brice ^of^ in and to the Said Tract or Parcel of Land called
      Forrest And ^that^ to the said Henry Wright Crabb and his
      Heirs shall have hold occupy and enjoy to the only Use
      and Behoof of him the said Henry Wright Crabb and his
      Heirs for ever as his two parts in eight parts of the said Tract
      or parcel of Land called Forrest all that parcel of Land
      Beginning at the End of one hundred and forty
      seven perches on the Sixteenth Line of the said Tract
      of Land called forrest and running thence North Sixty
      Nine Degrees East Sixty Seven perches North one hundred
      and twenty perches West forty perches North one hundred
      and twenty perches East ne hundred and forty perches
      North two hundred and two perches North Eighty degrees
      West one hundred and Ninety two Perches south thirty
      Degrees West ninety four perches south ten Degrees West
      two hundred and Seventy perches then by a straight
      line to the beginning containing five hundred and
      Nineteen Acres and an half Acre of Land more or less
      for the full part Purpart and Portion of the said Henry
      Wright Crabb of in and to the said Tract or Parcel of
      Land called Forrest In Witness whereof the Parties to
      these Presents have hereunto interchangeably set their
      hands and Seals the Day and Yeare first within written
      Sealed and Delivered
      in the Presence of David Ross seal
      the Words (Beginning & Containing)
      being first Interlined Alex Beall seal
      Basil Dorsey Jun.r
      by John Brice
      W.m Lynch
      Jn.o Brice seal

      Nath Wickham
      by H W Crabb
      Basil Beckwith
      Henry Wright Crabb seal

      Joseph Williams by David Ross &
      Casper Shaaff Alex Beall
      Andrew Heugh seal

      William Needham by Andrew Heugh
      &
      William Tracy Sarah Needham
      Sarah Needham seal

      Recorded 18.th August

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