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

Matthew Birckhead

Male Abt 1726 -


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  • Name Matthew Birckhead 
    Birth Abt 1726  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I70820  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. 17 Oct 1683, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jul 1744, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Hutchins,   b. Abt 1690, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jan 1749, Calvert County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 29 Nov 1706  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F32996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Beckett,   b. Abt 1730, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1748, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 19 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1746  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Birckhead,   b. Bef 1746, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Mar 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 16 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Susannah Birckhead,   b. Bef 1753, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1758, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 7 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Samuel Birckhead,   b. Aft 1753, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F36749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      BURCKHEAD, NEHEMIAH, Anne Arundel Co. 6th June, 1744; 26th July, 1744.
      To wife, 1/3 of my estate, real and personal.
      To eldest son Nehemiah, "Wells Hills.'
      To son SAMUEL, coex., pt. of my dwelling plantation adj. land of Seaborn Tucker.
      To sons John, coex., and Mathew, remainder of my land, to be equally divided among them.
      To granddau SARAH WATERS, personalty.
      To granddau SARAH BIRCKHEAD
      To ELIZABETH WATERS.
      Test: Dr. John Hamilton, Richard Randall, Wm. Brereton. 23. 613.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead 21.389 A AA £728.19.2 £542.13.1 Aug 13 1745
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £92.5.0.
      Received from: John Wardrop, Hugh Taylor.
      Payments to: Dr. John Hamilton, Nehemiah (accountant), Edward Jevans, William Trahern, Mr. Samuel Chew, William Brereton, Jonathon Whitehead, Littleton Waters, Benjamin Hance, John (accountant), Sarah Birkhead (widow), Littleton Waters who married Elisabeth Birkhead (dau, her portion), Matthew Birkhead (son, his portion).
      Legatees: Sarah Birkhead (granddaughter, daughter of Nehemiah (accountant)).
      Executors: Nehemiah Birckhead (Quaker), John Birkhead (Quaker).
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      BIRKHEAD, NEHEMIAH, Anne Arundel Co. 8 Oct, 1762; 22 Dec, 1762
      To wife, her 1/3.
      To eldest son Nehemiah Birkhead, tract where I now live and known by Wellses Hills.
      To son Mathew Birkhead, land that was formerly my bro. Matthew's.
      To other sons: Joseph, Samuel, Frances and John Birkhead, 80 lbs. sterl., in hands of Caple and Osgood Banbury, to be equally divided amongst them.
      To dau. Mary Birkhead, one slave.
      To dau. Susannah Batson, cattle.
      Exs: Wife and eldest son Nehemiah.
      Wits John and Samuel Birckhead (Quakers). 31. 802

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