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

John Gray

Male Abt 1683 - 1760  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name John Gray 
    Born Abt 1683  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jul 1760  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I61763  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father John Gray,   b. Abt 1661, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1716, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Ward,   b. 10 Apr 1667, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1683  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Chapman,   b. Bef 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years) 
    Married Between 1744 and 7 May 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Gray,   b. Bef 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Anne Gray,   b. Bef 1726, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 16 Jan 1793, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F6944  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith MNU Gray,   b. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1745  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Gray,   b. Bef 1744, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years)  [natural]
     2. Eleanor Gray,   b. Bef 1744, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)  [natural]
     3. Charity Gray,   b. Abt 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F8033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Female MNU Gray,   b. Abt 1687,   d. Abt 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1703  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Gray,   b. Abt 1703, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)  [natural]
     2. Samuel Gray,   b. 1703, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1769, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     3. John Gray,   b. 1711, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1790, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     4. Benjamin Gray,   b. Abt 1718, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1778, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [natural]
     5. James Gray,   b. Bef 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1772, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F8174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      GRAY, JOHN, SR., Charles Co. 9 Feb, 1760 22 Jul, 1760
      To wife Juday, all land whereon I now dwell, for her natural life, except that pt. that I hereafter give to son John. But should wife marry, to only have 50 As; after her decease, to son James.
      To son Samuel, 1 s. and etc.
      To son James, my tools, cooper's and shoemaker's.
      To daus Susannah's hrs., 1 s,
      Balance to be divided between son Benjamin, and daus. Jane, Ann, Charity, Elizabeth and Elinor,
      To son John, tract lying southerly from head of my mill dam, running south to Mrs. Price's line, and from the dam up the "Cool Spring Branches," and etc., 50 A.
      To son James, remainder of lands, after wife's decease or marriage.
      Wife Judah, extx.
      Wit: John Gray., Adam Clinksales, William Hutchinson. 31.48
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      John Gray 72.69 CH £102.10.6 1760 Sep 29 1761
      Appraisers: William Price, Samuel Jones.
      Creditors: Daniel of St Thomas Jenifer, Charity Court.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Buchanan.
      Executrix: Judah Gray.
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      John Gray 46.164 A CH £102.10.6 £12.5.7 Sep 29 1760
      Sureties: James Gray, Edward Milstead.
      Payments to: Maj. Jenifer.
      Executrix: Judith Gray.
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      John Gray 3.50 D CH £118.19.0 Sep 29 1760
      Sureties: James Gray, Edward Milstead.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/2).
      Executrix Judith Gray
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      James Boyce 17.2 A CH £93.19.7 £19.0.7 Oct 3 1738
      Sureties: Richard Lewis, Dennis Dowen.
      Received from: Moses Bell, Henry Frenn, Benjamin Partee, Standley Elder, William Nellson, James Carroll, Dennis Dowen, Peter Fardinando, Lewis Williams, Henry Brawner, Henry Woodyard.
      Payments to: Allery Long, William Nellson, William Loyd, Thomas Douglas, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Col. Dent, John Grey.
      Executor: Soloman Nicholls.
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      Grey, John, Charles County, 23rd Apr., 1715; 20th Dec., 1716.
      To sons John., Edward, Francis and hrs., 100 A. each where they now live.
      To Sons Richard and William and their hrs., 398 A., dwelling plantation, equally between them.
      To son James, 1s.
      To Susannah Hergesson, personalty at 16 yrs. of age.
      To sons John, Edward, Francis, Thomas, Richard and William, residue of personalty equally.
      Exs.: Sons Thos. and Rich. and neighbor Joseph Harrison, Sr.
      Test: David Hambleton, Jno. Jerson, Margarett Magreger. 14.276.
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      John Sutcliff 21.282 A CH £140.10.10 £20.15.3 May 7 1745
      Sureties: James Mankin, Robert Sennet.
      Received from: Richard Nalley, Henry Crenolda.
      Payments to: Thomas Jackson, Samuel Burgess, Joseph (no surname given). Jr., Anne Burne, Walter Hanson, George Tarvin, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Executrix: Anne Gray, wife of John Gray
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 444-463: CANDLEMASS: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Gray, James: Surveyed for John Gray 2 Feb 1742, lying between his own land and the land of John Franklin, beginning at a bounded white oak standing in a small fork of the Huckleberry Branch, patented 1 Sept 1743: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 400-143: GRAYS AMENDMENT: 63 acres; Possession of - 63 Acres - Gray, John : Surveyed 15 July 1722 for John Gray on the West side of Wards run beginning at a bounded White Oak.: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 361-75: FRENCH LEWIS: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Gray, John: Surveyed 22 July 1658 for James Lewis assignee of Thomas Allanson on the North side Avon River:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 337-22: TROOPERS SUPPLY: 150 acres; Possession of - 150 Acres - Gray, John: Surveyed 3 June 1666 for Robert Troope adjoining the land of James Lee which was formerly laid out of the said Lee.:
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 440-444: ARGYLE: 156 acres; Possession of - 156 Acres - Matthews, Thomas: Surveyed 13 Oct 1742 for Thomas Matthews between the land of Peter Barker and Robert Haslip and John Gray Jr., beginning at a bounded hiccory standing on the West side of the Piney branch: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}.
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 1. Jun 12, 1786 from James Muncaster of CC, planter, to Alexander Evans of CC, planter, for 132 £10 shillings, a tract of land called Grays Addition, lying in CC next & adjoining the land of Harrison and the land of John Gray, beginning at a stone where formerly stood a white oak in the line of sd Harrison, containing about 97 acres. Also part of a tract of land called Grays Purchase, adjoining the sd Gray Addition, containing about 3 acres. Signed - James Moncaster. Wit - Walter Hanson*, Jno Dent*. Rachael, the wife of the sd James Muncaster, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Oct 13, 1786.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 419-296: GRAYS PURCHASE: 78 acres; Possession of - 78 Acres - Gray, John {Unreadable?}: Surveyed 5 July 1727, for [?] Gray: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, ,

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