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

Bennett Posey

Male 1731 - 1762  (30 years)


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  • Name Bennett Posey 
    Born 8 Jun 1731  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 1762  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8919  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2023 

    Father Benjamin Posey,   b. Between 1695 and 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1750, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Patience Bateman,   b. Abt 1709, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1781, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1724  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hobart,   b. 1735, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1774, Charles County, Maryland - account Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Posey,   b. 1757, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. John Posey,   b. 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Benjamin Posey,   b. 1760, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years)  [natural]
     4. Bennett Posey,   b. 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1833, Troup County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F6122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Bennett Possey 78.15 - CH £65.15.11 May 24 1762 Jun 10 1762
      The probate entry cites the name of the deceased as Elisabeth Possey.
      Appraisers James Keech, George Keech.
      Creditors: John Fendall, James Campbell.
      Next of kin: Benjamin Possey, Patience Hobart.
      Administratrix: Benjamin Possey.
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      Bennett Posey 5,211 D CH £65,15.11 may 20 1767
      Sureties: Edward Hubbert, Barton Philpot.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 4 children (equally): Ann, John, Benjamin, Bennett,
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Posey
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      25 May 1767 - Balance of Estate of Bennett Posey late of Charles Co. deceased
      Administratrix Elizabeth Posey representatives are the widow
      and four children, viz: Anne aged 10, John aged 8, Benjamin aged
      7, and Bennett aged 5. (ibid. Lib. 5, fol. 21-1/2). N.B. The
      ages given are from Accounts, Lib. 56, fol. 206.
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      Children of Bennett POSEY and Elizabeth HOBART are:
      i. Anne POSEY was born ABT. 1757.
      ii. John POSEY was born ABT. 1759.
      iii. Benjamin POSEY was born ABT. 1760.
      iv. Bennett POSEY was born ABT. 1762.
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      Benjamin Posey, Charles Co.; £71.8.0; 28 Jul 1750; nok Francis Posey, Thomas Posey; admnx. Patience Posey (I 43.461)
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      Benjamin Posey 30.116 A CH £71.8.0 £15.0.2 Apr 13 1751
      Sureties: Moses Hubbard, Henry Biggs.
      Received from: William Cooke, Robert Horner.
      Payments to: Anne Posey, Peter Harrant, George Clark, William Gibson, Jane Mankin, Ely Pain, George Briscoe, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson.
      Representatives: widow (unnamed), 9 children: Mary Biggs (at age), Jemima Posey at age), Lidia Posey (at age), Bennet Posey (aged 19), Benjamin Posey (aged 6), Osye Posey (aged 14), Rhodan Posey (aged 12). Charity Posey (aged 6), Allison Posey (aged 5).
      Administratrix: Patience Posey.
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      Benjamin Posey 36.493 A CH £3.10.11 May 11 1754
      Sureties: Moses Hubbard, Henry Bigg.
      Payments to: Dr. Gustavus Brown, John Kinsman, Daniel Jenifer.
      Representatives: widow (unnamed), children: Mary Biggs (at age), Jemima Posey (at
      age), Bennet Posey (at age), Lidia Posey (at age), Benjamin Posey (at age),
      ofey Posey (aged 17), Rhodman Posey (aged 15), Charity Posey (aged 10). Alison
      Posey (aged 7).
      Administratrix: Patience Posey.
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      page 121) 11 May 1754 - Charles County
      Patience POSEY, Admx of Benjamin POSEY
      Sureties - Moses HUBBARD & Henry BIGGS
      widow - Patience POSEY
      9 Children: Mary BIGGS, Jemima, Bennett, Lydia & Benjamin POSEY all of age
      OREY POSEY aged 18 yrs Jan next
      Rhodam POSEY aged 15 yrs last April
      Charity POSEY aged 10 yrs last June
      Alison POSEY aged 9 yrs last Sept.
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      3 Jan'y 1777 - Mr. Edward Hobart administrator of Elizabeth Posey late of
      Charles Co. deceased. Representatives unknown to this office.
      (Bal. Book, Lib. 7, fol. 68). N.B. The account shows that this
      Elizabeth Posey had been administratrix of Bennett Posey.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 392.
      Benjamin Posey's Final Account. Sep 11, 1779. The account of Uziah Posey, admor of Benjamin Posey, late of CC, decd.
      Debts include: the inventory of the deed's estate, exhibited into the Prerogative office on Jul 20, 1775, amounting to 39 £7 shillings 8-1/4 pence; money recd of Charles Brandt, of Sarah Scroggen & Richard Maslin, of Sheriff William Hanson. The Whole Amount: 81 £7 shillings 1014 pence.
      Disbursements went to: John Bateman Sr; John Marshall; Charles Brandt; Andrew Minitree; Benjamin Philpot; Daniel Jenifer, late D Com, for letters; Commissary Generals fees paid William Fitzhugh; Walter Hanson, Register for stating, passing, & recording this account. Balance accountable: 41 £2 shillings 8 pence.
      Final Account: 81 £7 shillings 10-1/4 pence. Securities: Henry Sweetman & Reubin Dennis.
      Representatives: the decd's mother and brothers and sisters, to wit, Jemima Philpot, Bennet Posey, Rhody Posey, Lydia Adams, Charity Adams, Allison Posey, and Uziah Posey.
      Proved Sep 11, 1779 by Uziah Posey, the accountant afd.
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      10 June 1783 - Benjamin Posey of Bennett of Charles Co. to Belaine Posey of
      said county, Burlin's Hills 123 acres, exclusive of 6 acres
      formerly conveyed to Bennett Posey father of the grantor to
      Francis Posey father of Belaine Posey the grantee. (Charles
      County, Lib 68, fol. 22).

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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-7, 1777-1782; Page 593.
      Patience Hobart's Will.
      I, Patience Hobart of CC, am weak but of perfect mind, memory, & understanding. I wish to be buried in a Christian like and decent manner, at the discretion of Hanson Hobart Philpott,
      To my granddaughter Charity Rock - 1 striped store gown with blue flowers.
      To my friend Penny Bateman - 1 blue petticoat.
      To my granddaughter Cassey Adams - 1 pair of blue shoes and a worsted pair of stockings.
      To my house wench Negro Jane - 1 blue gown.
      To my granddaughter Charity Philpot - 1 store gown with red in it.
      To Patience Posey, daughter of Rhody Posey - the blue petticoat on floating stripe gown, and a white apron and 1 black bonnet and 1 red gilt trunk.
      To the 2 afd granddaughters, Charity Philpott and Patience Posey, daughter of Rhody Posey - the rest of my wearing apparel.
      To my brother Benjamin Batman - 500 lbs of tobacco or the value thereof.
      To my son Bennet Posey decd's heirs - 1 shilling sterling, to be divided among them, and no more.
      To my daughter Mary Beggs decd's heirs - 1 shilling sterling, or the value thereof, to be divided among them, and no more.
      To my son Uzziah Posey- 1 shilling sterling & no more.
      To Rhody Posey - 1 shilling sterling or the value thereof, and no more.
      To Allison Posey - 1 shilling sterling or the value thereof, and no more.
      To Lyda Adams deed's heirs - 1 shilling sterling or the value thereof, and no more.
      To Charity Adams decd's heirs - 1 shilling sterling or the value thereof, and no more.
      To my grandson, Hanson Hobart Philpott - the rest of my estate. He is to pay all my debts.
      Executor: my grandson, Hanson Hobart Philpott.
      Signed Jan 14, 1781 - Patience (X her mark) Hobart. Wit - Belain Posey, James Cattrell.
      Probated on Feb 10, 1781 by the oaths of the executor and witness Belain Posey.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 75 (62). Jul 23, 1752 from Benjamin Musgrove (Musgroves) of Prince Georges County, planter, to Harrison Musgrove of CC, planter, for 5000 lbs of tobacco and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land on the west side of Zachia Swamp in CC called Burloynes Hills, supposed to be about 100 acres, "it being part of the same tract", and lying between the lands whereon Bennet Posey and George Elgin now live, and all the remainder of the sd tract, more than sd Bennet and George now hold, as by their former deeds are expressed. Signed - Benjamin Musgrove. Wit - Geo. Dent, Jon Dent. Mary, the wife of the sd Benjamin Musgrove, relinquished her right of dower in the sd lands. Recorded Dec 5, 1752.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (333). Apr 9, 1755 from Bennett Posey of CC, planter, to Francis Posey of CC, planter, for 1500 lbs of tobacco and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land in CC called Burlins Hill, bounded by a Spring Branch, containing and laid out for about 6 acres 2 roods 6 perches. Signed - Bennet Posey. Wit - Thos Stone, Arthur Lee. Elizabeth Posey, wife to the afd Bennet Posey, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded May 7, 1755.
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 22. Jun 10. 1783 from Benjamin Posey, son of Bennett, of CC, planter, to Belain Posey of CC, planter, for 371 £5. shillings, one moiety or part of a tract of land called Burlins Hills, bounded by the east side of a spring branch, a boundary agreed to by the afd Benjamin Posey, Joseph Thompson, and George Craine who severally have lands depending thereon, containing 123.75 acres exclusive of 6-1/2 acres which were formerly lawfully conveyed by Bennett Posey, father of the afd Benjamin Posey, to Francis Posey, father of the afd Belain Posey "(see the deed)", the whole amount of the afd land being about 130-1/4 acres. Signed - Benj. Posey. Wit - John Parnham, W. Winter (CC JPs), Recorded Jul 6, 1783.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 295-53: 1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 295-54: BELAINES HILL: 300 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Musgrove, Charles : 100 Acres - Posey, Mary : Surveyed 24 Aug 1654 for Richard True on the West side of Wicomico River near the fresh of the River and near the land of John Courts: Other Tracts Mentioned: Holt's Divising; ;

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