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

Nehemiah Birckhead

Male 1709 - 1762  (53 years)


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  • Name Nehemiah Birckhead 
    Born 1709  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Dec 1762  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I70824  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 

    Father Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. 17 Oct 1683, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 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 location,   d. 25 Jan 1749, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 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 Elizabeth Richardson,   b. 18 Mar 1716, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1773, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1746  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Birckhead,   b. Bef 1746,   d. Aft 1775, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)  [natural]
     2. Samuel Birckhead,   b. Abt 1747, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1767, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)  [natural]
     3. Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. Abt 1748  [natural]
     4. Joseph Birckhead,   b. Abt 1749,   d. Bef 1772, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Birckhead,   b. Abt 1750,   d. 25 Sep 1767, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 17 years)  [natural]
     6. Francis Birckhead,   b. Abt 1751  [natural]
     7. John Birckhead,   b. Abt 1753  [natural]
     8. Mathew Birckhead,   b. Abt 1755  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F36750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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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      Nehemiah Birkhead 84.302 AA £762.11.8 Jan 25 1764 Sep 13 1764
      Appraisers: Samuel Robertson, Joseph Franklin.
      Creditors: John Hamilton, Edward Thomas.
      Next of kin: Samuel Birkhead, John Birkhead.
      Executors: Elisabeth Birkhead (Quaker), Nehemiah Birkhead (Quaker).
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      Nehemiah Birkhead 4.179 D AA £703.11.1 Oct 1 1766
      Note: the right hand folio appears as Folio 180.
      Sureties: Samuel Chew, Samuel Birkhead.
      Legatees: Elisabeth (widow), Joseph Birkhead, Francis Birkhead, Samuel Birkhead, John Birkhead, Mary Birkhead, Susannah Batson.
      Executors: Mrs. Elisabeth Birkhead, Nehemiah Birkhead.
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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, Sr. 30.45 AA £728.19.2 Oct 8 1744 Oct 22 1744
      Appraisers: Thomas Ireland, Jr., Samuel Robinson (also Samuel Robertson).
      Creditors: Jo. Hamilton, Littleton Waters.
      Next of kin: Littleton Waters, Samuel Birkhead.
      Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead Sr. 31.221 AA £92.3.0 Aug 13 1745
      Appraisers: Samuel Robertson, Thomas Ireland, Jr.
      Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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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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