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

Mary Bryant

Female Abt 1703 - Aft 1738  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Mary Bryant 
    Born Abt 1703  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1738  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I73684  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Thomas Bryant,   b. Bef 1643,   d. 2 Apr 1719, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eleanor MNU Bryant,   b. Bef 1676,   d. 2 Apr 1719, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1693  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Hightower,   b. Abt 1698, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1738, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Bef 4 Feb 1719/20  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Hightower,   b. 30 Oct 1721  [natural]
     2. Eleanor Hightower,   b. 10 Jan 1723  [natural]
     3. John Hightower,   b. 13 Nov 1725, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Joshua Hightower,   b. 14 Sep 1728, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Thomas Hightower,   b. 24 May 1731, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. George Hightower,   b. 28 Sep 1733, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Richard Hightower,   b. 27 Dec 1737, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F37840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • p.97 - Thomas BRYAN Sr. of NFP, will; 26 Oct 1717, 2 Apr 1719
      all land to son Thomas;
      wife Eleanor;
      grson. George BRYAN alias [ASBUN] the son of my eld. son John;
      daus. Winifred McKAY and Margaret BRANNAN;
      no ex;
      wits: George MURDOCH, Alexander BENNEHAM, James HINDES.

      p.97 - Eleanor BRYAN, relict and ex. of Thomas BRYAN, will; 8 Jan 1718, 2 Apr 1719
      est. to be eq. div. between son Thomas and dau. Mary;
      ex: dau. Mary;
      wits: Alexander BENNEHAM, James HINDS.
      p.98 - Thomas BRYANT [BRYAN in margin], inv; 6 May 1719.
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      1719-1721 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 8; Part 3 [Antient Press]; Page 159
      Richmond County Court; 4th of February 1719/20
      HIGHTOWER p Allowance against BRYANs Estate
      JOHN HIGHTOWER who marryed MARY BRYAN, Daughter and Executrix of THOMAS BRYAN, late of.this County, deced., is hereby allowed two pence p ponnd for what tobacco he has paid on account of the deced.'s Estate
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      1722-1724 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 9; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 166
      Richmond County Court 5th of August 1724
      BRYAN &c v HIGHTOWER &c
      Ordered that the Sheriff summon to next Court JOHN HIGHTOWER and MARY his Wife, Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of ELLINOR BRYAN, deced., to answer a bill in Chancery exhibited against them by THOMAS BRYAN, JUNR. by CARON BRANNON his Guardian and next Friend
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      1722-1724 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 9; Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 175
      Richmond County Court 2d of September 1724
      BRYAN &c. v HIGHTOWER &c.
      The suit in Chancery between THOMAS BRYAN, JUNR. by CARON BRANNON his Guardian and nearest Friend, Complt. and JOHN HIGHTOWER and MARY his Wife, Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of ELLINOR BRYAN, deced., Respondts. the Respondts. being returned summoned by not appearing, on the motion of the Complt. an Attachment is granted him against the bodys of the Respondts for their personall appearance at next Court

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