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

John Francis

Male 1719 - 1785  (66 years)


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  • Name John Francis 
    Birth 1719 
    Gender Male 
    Death 21 Nov 1785  Bladensburgh, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I52214  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family Alse Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 39 years) 
    Marriage Aft 1776  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, Page 70
      John Francis, 57: 50: 25
      White females, 25
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 227 JOHN FRANCIS, of the Town of Bladensburgh 05/09/1785 11/21/1785
      "being sick and weak in Body ..."
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Mary Cramphin --daughter-in-law Lucy Cramphin --daughter-in-law
      -to have all of testator's estate both real and personal to be divided between them
      2. Alice Francis --wife
      -named executrix of the will
      Witnesses: Richard Cramphin, William Danford
      John Mantle
      Then came: William Danford and John Mantle
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      1772-1774 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber BB 3 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 315. At the request of John Francis the following Deed was recorded November 24, 1773
      Indenture made October 5, 1773; Waitstill Singleton Church in consideration of 20 pounds 15 shillings currency paid by John Francis has sold the 1st half of "Lot Number 1" in Bladensburg Town beginning at a cornerstone adjoining John Martin's, sadler. Signed Waitstill Singleton Church in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Christopher Lowndes and at the same time Sarah Church wife of Waitstill Singleton Church relinquished her right of dower
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      1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 39. At the request of Philip Miller the following Deed was recorded May 5, 1780
      Indenture made April 1780; Jonathan Montgomery Church of the State of Virginia in consideration of 20 pounds fifteen shillings paid by Philip Miller, butcher of Bladensburgh has sold one moiety of "Lot Number 1" in the Town of Bladensburgh hereto for conveyed by Waitstill Singleton Church to John Francis in deed bearing date October 5, 1771 and recorded in Liber BB No. 2, folio 315 and beginning at a stone fixed in the ground on the south side of John Martin's dwelling it being the beginning for the aforesaid town. Signed Jonathan Montgomery Church in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, Abraham Boyd

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