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

Morris Brashears

Male 1724 - Aft 1779  (> 56 years)


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  • Name Morris Brashears 
    Born 15 Jan 1724  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1779  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54008  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Samuel Brashears,   b. 12 Feb 1697, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1773, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Brashears,   b. 30 Mar 1701, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1775, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Dec 1717  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Holmes,   b. Abt 1720, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Bef 1766  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • this marriage is not proved... Morris was married to a Mary but not necessarily the widow of Cousin Ortho
    Children 
     1. Thomas Brashears,   b. 2 Mar 1766, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Samuel Brashears,   b. 6 Nov 1768, King George Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F30764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 75. At the request of Morris Brashears the following Deed was recorded February 22, 1770
      Indenture made November 28, 1769; James Watson, Sr., planter in consideration of 100 pounds current money paid by Morris Brashears has sold part of a tract called "Forrest of Fancy" containing 200 acres. Signed James Watson in the presence of and acknowledged before Joseph Sprigg, Richard Duckett Jr.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 678. At the request of Christopher Lowndes the following Deed was recorded October 23, 1779
      Indenture made October 16, 1779; Morris Brashears, planter of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 200 pounds current money paid by Christopher Lowndes, merchant of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Forrest of Fancy" containing 200 acres. Signed Morris Brashears in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Williams, James Beck and at the same time Mary Brashears wife of Morris Brashears relinquished her right of dower

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