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

Abraham Birckhead

Male 1635 - 1685  (50 years)


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  • Name Abraham Birckhead 
    Birth 2 Aug 1635  St. Stephen's Parish, Gloucester County, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 23 Nov 1685  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22934  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Christopher Birckhead,   b. Abt 1585, Gloucester County, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Cornish,   b. 3 Apr 1594, Gloucester County, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 24 Feb 1613  Gloucester County, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Harrison,   b. Bef 1638, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1685, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 49 years) 
    Marriage 1654  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Birckhead,   b. Oct 1671, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1745, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 73 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F14409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Birkehead, Abraham, A. A. Co., 7th Jan., 1684;
      23rd Nov., 1685.
      To only son Abraham, part of "Birkehead's Parcel," bought of testator's brother Christopher Birkehead ; 50 A., "Birkehead's Chance;" 300 A., "Quick Sale;" 100 A., "Birkehead's Mill;" 6-1/2 A., "Birkehead's Addition;" 66 A., "Birkehead 's Rights;'' and 750 A,, '' Birkehead's Chance" on Lyon's Ck., at 18 yrs. of age.
      To wife Anne, execx., personalty.
      To nephs. Nehemiah, Eleazer, and Solomon Birkehead, lands afsd. in event of death of son Abraham without issue
      To sister Margaret Smith, John, Eliza:, Mary, and Margaret, her child.;
      to child (unnamed) of neph. Thomas Rogers, and the Quaker ministry, personalty.
      Overseers: Nehemiah Birkehead, Richd. Harrison, Richd. Purnell.
      Test: Robt. Orms, Robt. Wood, Jno. Elsey, Richd. Thornbury ,
      Jno. Thornbury , Jno. Mills. 4. 173.

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