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

Robert Franklin

Male Bef 1716 - 1761  (> 45 years)


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  • Name Robert Franklin 
    Born Bef 1716  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Feb 1761  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24114  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Franklin,   b. 1672, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1760, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Franklin,   b. Aft 1676,   d. Aft 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Boucher,   b. Abt 1720, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1796, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Bef 1736  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Franklin,   b. Abt 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     2. Zephaniah Franklin,   b. 1738, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1822, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     3. Robert Franklin,   b. Bef 1740, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
     4. Hezekiah Franklin,   b. Bef 1740, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1807, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)  [natural]
     5. John Franklin,   b. Bef 1740, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)  [natural]
     6. Francis Boucher Franklin,   b. 1743, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1799, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     7. Francis Boucher {Land Record} Franklin,   b. 1743, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Anne Franklin,   b. Abt 1754, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1832, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [natural]
     9. Benedicta Franklin,   b. Bef 1758, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F15918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Robert Franklin 73.109 CH £529.18.0 Dec 18 ---- Feb 21 1761
      Appraisers: Bay Smallwood, William Price.
      Creditors & Next of kin: James Prown, Francis Butcher, William Franklin, Joseph Franklin.
      Administratrix: Priscilla Franklin.
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      Mr. Richard Price 57.120 CA £425.5.2 Feb 4 1754
      Appraisers: Robert Doyne, Gerard Fowke.
      Creditors: Mungo Muschet, Robert Franklin.
      Next of kin: Mary Wright, Frances Meeks.
      Executors: Katharine Price, William Price.
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      FRANKLIN,, JOHN.. Charles Co. 8 Sept 1760 24 Dec. 1760
      To my wife, 70 A. on which I now dwell, being pt. of tract called "Moles Venture", and the appurtenances; at her decease, to son Thomas Franklin.
      To son William Franklin, small moiety or pt. of tract called "Moles Venture", being 6 or 7 A.
      To son Joseph Franklin, 59 A, where he now dwells, pt, of tract called "Moles Venture", At her decease, to be equally divided between sons Thomas and Joseph Franklin.
      To hrs, of son Robert Franklin, 1 s. sterl.
      To dau. Elizabeth Davis, 1 s. sterl.
      Remainder of personal estate to Rebecca Brown.
      Exs: Wife and son Thomas Franklin.
      Wits Richard Baines, James Provin. Thomas Evans, 31.273
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      John Franklin 76.301 CH £48.9.1 Jun 5 1761 Sep 28 1761
      Appraisers: John Comest, Aaron Nalley.
      Creditors: Bay Smallwood, William Franklin.
      Next of kin: Priscilla Franklin, Hezekiah Franklin.
      Executors: Mary Franklin, Thomas Franklin.
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      John Franklin 3.134 D CH £56.16.2 May 8 1762
      Sureties: John Barker, William Hudson.

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      Charles County Liber O No. 2 Page 412.
      Recorded Sep 26, 1739. Aug 21, 1739 from Bayne Smallwood of CC, planter, to Robert Frankling of CC, planter, for 8500 lbs tobacco and for divers other good causes, all my right that I have by virtue of an escheat warrant granted to me in May, 1738 for 500 acres of land formerly taken up by George Bradshaw, and conveyed to Richard Randall, and all that part of the said tract of land formerly called the Expectation but by the last survey called Winters' Possession, lying in CC in the woods, containing about 225 acres. Further, it is the true intent of these presents that as the patent of the abovesd land is not now issued, that the said Robert Frankling shall be clear of all charges that shall accrue on the said land, to hold, occupy, possess, and enjoy the same as fully as if it was already issued. Signed - Bayne Smallwood. Wit - Robert Hanson*, Thomas Stone*. Prisilla, the wife of Bayne Smallwood, released her dower.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2 Page 549
      At the request of Robert Franklin, the following deed was recorded on May 2, 1752.
      Mar 11, 1752 from John Franklin of CC, planter, to Robert Franklin, his son, of CC, blacksmith, for the natural love John has for his son and for 5 £sterling, and for divers other good causes, all that part of a tract of land called Moulds Venture, lying in CC, and bounded by a small branch that falls unto one of the forks of Bradshaws Branch, containing about 5 acres. Signed - John Franklin. Wit - Thos Stone, Walter Hanson. Mary Franklin, wife of the afd John Franklin, released her dower.
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      Charles Co Land Records Book G#3, Page 481.
      Nov 11, 1760 from Hezekiah Franklin of CC, planter, to Francis Butcher Franklin (Frankling) & Robert Franklin (Frankling), for and in consideration of fulfilling the desire & intent of his father, Robert Franklin, which he was prevented from by not having time to make his will and also for and in consideration of 10 £sterling to him in hand paid by his mother, Priscilla Franklin on behalf of the abovesd Francis Butcher Franklin & Robert Franklin, the grant to sd Francis Butcher Franklin, during his natural life & to his lawful issue forever, all his right to part of a tract of land called Randalls Addition, lying in CC, bounded by Winters Possession, containing & laid out for about 100 acres; also, to sd Robert Franklin, the other part of the afd tract called Randalls Addition, bounded by Francis Butcher Franklin's land, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Hezekiah Franklin. Wit - Thos Stone, Walter Hanson. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd Hezekiah Frankling, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Nov 11, 1760.

      Charles Co Land Records 1756-1761, Page 483.
      Nov 11, 1760 from Hezekiah Franklin of CC, planter, to Zephaniah Franklin and John Franklin of CC, for and in consideration of fulfilling the desire & intent of his father, Robert Franklin, which he was prevented from by not having time to make his will and also for and in consideration of 10 £sterling to him in hand paid by his mother, Priscilla Franklin on behalf of the abovesd Zephaniah Franklin & John Franklin, the grant to sd John Franklin, during his natural life & to his lawful issue forever, of all his right to part of a tract of land in CC, being part of Winters Possession, containing about 112M acres; also, 5 acres, being part of Molds' Adventure, formerly conveyed from John Franklin to the abovesd Robert Franklin, his son, deed; also, to sd Zepaniah Franklin, during his natural life, and to his lawful issue forever, the other part of Winters' Possession, containing and laid out for about 112M acres. Signed - Hezekiah Franklin. Wit -Thos Stone, Walter Hanson. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd Hezekiah Frankling, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Nov 11, 1760.
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      1755 Lower Durham, Charles County, Maryland Parish Tax List
      name; titheables; slaves; record number; name order
      Franclin Hez. 1 48 1
      Franclin William 1 128 1
      Franclin Joseph 1 49 1
      Franclin Ricd. 3 5 47 1 (prob Rob't)
      Franclin Zep.[?] 47 2
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 549. At the request of Robert Franklin, the following deed was recorded on May 2, 1752.
      Mar 11, 1752 from John Franklin of CC, planter, to Robert Franklin, his son, of CC, blacksmith, for the natural love John has for his son and for 5 £sterling, and for divers other good causes, all that part of a tract of land called Moulds Venture, lying in CC, and bounded by a small branch that falls unto one of the forks of Bradshaws Branch, containing about 5 acres. Signed - John Franklin. Wit - Thos Stone, Walter Hanson. Mary Franklin, wife of the afd John Franklin, released her dower.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 134 (114). May 10, 1753 from the Vestrymen and Church Wardens of Durham Parish in CC, to Robert Franklin of the Parish afd, planter. whereas sd Vestry & Church Wardens, with sundry the inhabitants & freeholders of the Parish & County afd, by their petition to the Gen: Assembly of Maryland, obtained an Act Empowering the sd Vestrymen and Church Wardens, or the major part of them, to sell 2 parcels of land which they, in right of sd Parish, are seized of. By virtue of that act, dated May 15, 1751, for 10,000 lbs of crop tobacco, and for divers good causes, have sold to sd Franklin, a tract of land called Randall's Addition, lying in the Parish and County afd, bounded by Bradshaws Branch, containing and laid out for about 200 acres. Signed - Bay Smallwood, Alexr Adams, Will Dent, John Stone, Hen: Moore, Thomas Parry, William (W his mark) Franklin. Wit - Thos Stone, R Harrison. Recorded Aug 4, 1753.
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      Charles County Land Record Book G#3, 1756-1761; Page 481. Nov 11, 1760 from Hezekiah Franklin of CC, planter, to Francis Butcher Franklin (Frankling) & Robert Franklin (Frankling), for and in consideration of fulfilling the desire & intent of his father, Robert Franklin, which he was prevented from by not having time to make his will and also for and in consideration of 10 £sterling to him in hand paid by his mother, Priscilla Franklin on behalf of the abovesd Francis Butcher Franklin & Robert Franklin, the grant to sd Francis Butcher Franklin, during his natural life & to his lawful issue forever, all his right to part of a tract of land called Randalls Addition, lying in CC, bounded by Winters Possession, containing & laid out for about 100 acres; also, to sd Robert Franklin, the other part of the afd tract called Randalls Addition, bounded by Francis Butcher Franklin's land, containing and laidoout for about 100 acres. Signed - Hezekiah Franklin. Wit - Thos Stone, Walter Hanson. Elizabeth, the wife of the sd Hezekiah Frankling, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Nov 11, 1760.
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      Charles County Land Record Book S#3, 1770-1775; Page 262. Mar 25, 1772 from Richard Davis of CC, planter, to Ozwald (Ozwell) Boy of CC, for 72 £part of a tract of land called Winters Possession, bounded by the dividing line between sd Richard Davis' land and Robert Franklin's land, containing about 64 acres. Signed - Richd Davis. Wit - Dan Jenifer*, G.R. Brown*. Elizabeth, wife of the sd Richard, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded May 16, 1772.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 341-56: RANDALL'S ADDITION: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Gleabland, Fran Mrs.: Surveyed 12 June 1657 for Richard Randall on the West side of the main branch of Nanjemoy or Bradshaw's.: Other Tracts Mentioned: BRADSHAW;

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