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

Jonathan Burch

Male 1740 - Aft 1790  (> 51 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Burch 
    Born 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1790  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22212  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 

    Father Jonathan Burch,   b. 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1786, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Burch,   b. Bef 1724,   d. Between 1776 and 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • unproven marriage
    Family ID F11044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Newton,   b. 9 Feb 1728, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1798, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1764  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Burch,   b. 3 Dec 1764, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Joseph Newton Burch,   b. 22 Oct 1766, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1834, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F11615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 247 JOHN ROBERTS 10/11/1786 04/10/1787
      "being in a weak state of health ..
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Sarah Roberts --wife
      -to have all of testator's estate of whatever kind
      -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Jonathan Burch, Arnold Burgess (mark),
      Then came: Jonathan Burch
      Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 252. At the request of Jonathan Burch, Jr. the following Deed was recorded May 9, 1768
      I Jonathan Burch in consideration of the natural love and affection which I bear unto my well beloved son Jonathan Burch, Jr., as also in consideration of 5 shillings have given two parts of a tract called "Piscattaway Forrest", one purchased of Dr. William Parker containing 35 ½ acres, the other had in exchange of Matthew Eversfield containing 13 ¾ acres and beginning at the 14th line of Samuel Townshend's part of said line. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this April 9, 1768, Jonathan Burch in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Hanson Marshall, George Hardey, Jr.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1790-1791; Liber JJ2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 210. At the request of Joseph Newton Burch the following Bill of Sale was recorded August 2, 1790
      I Jonathan Burch in consideration of 10 pounds sterling money which I owe Joseph Newton Burch have sold Negroes Toby, Lenny, Casandra and Bennett. In witness whereof I have hereundo set my hand and affixed my seal this July 19, 1790, Jonathan Burch in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Jan. 15, 1764 - Jonathan Burch, Jr., m. Ann Newton at King George's Parish, Prince George's Co., Md.
      Source: Brown, Helen W., "Prince George's County, Maryland, Indexes of Church Registers, 1686-1885," Vol. 1, pp. 11 and 52.

      Aug. 25, 1772 - Deed from John Harris, Sr., to Jonathan Burch, Jr.
      Source: Frederick Co., Md. Land Records, Liber P, Page 340.

      Apr. 1773 - Jonathan Burch, Jr. is on the list of debts owed to the estate in the Prince George's Co., Md. inventory of Francis King.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Inventories of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1718-1720," Page 64.

      June 1775 - Jonathan Burch Jr. is on the Grand Jury at the Prince George's Co., Md. Court.
      Source: Smallwood, Marilu Burch, "Birch, Burch Family in Great Britain and America," Vol. 1, Page 165, citing Calendar of Maryland State Papers. The Red Books. No. 4, part 2, page 1, paragraph 7.

      1776 - Jonathan Burch, Jr., is in the 1776 Census of St. John's and Prince George's Parishes, Prince George' Co., Md., as follows:
      --Jonathan Burch, Jr., age 36
      --Anna/Mina (hard to read) Burch, age 42
      --male, age 9
      --female, age 12
      --4 males slaves (ages 22, 15, 13, 3)
      --6 female slaves (ages 30, 21, 18, 8, 6, 1)
      Source: Brumbaugh, Vol. 1, Page 74.

      1778 - Jonathan Burch, Jr., takes the Oath of Allegiance to Maryland in Prince George's Co., Md. before the Hon. Thomas Clagett.
      Source: Peden, Henry C., Jr., "Revolutionary Patriots of Prince George's County, 1775-1783," Page 51.

      1790 - Jonathan Burch is in the 1790 Census of Prince George's Co., Md., as follows: 2-1-2-0-4.

      Sep. 6, 1790 - Benjamin Burch, executor of Jonathan Burch, paid 1 pound and 15 shillings "in full for a legacy by said deceased to Jonathan Burch."
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, Page 5.

      1797 - Jonathan Burch. "Liber IC No. O, folio 200. Certificate, year 1797 for 7 acres in Prince George's Co., called Burches Venture. Patent for same in IC No. L, folio 394."
      Source: Smallwood, Marilu Burch, "Birch, Burch Family in Great Britain and America," Vol. 1, Page 206.

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