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

Benjamin Posey

Male 1734 - 1774  (40 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Posey 
    Born 1734  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 1774  Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8923  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

  • Notes 
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      Benjamin Posey 121 308 CH £39.7.8 Oct 11 1774 Feb 28 1775
      Appraisers: George Keech, Benjamin Philpott.
      Creditors: John Marshall, Ben amin Posey.
      Next of kin: Rhoday Posey, Temier Posey.
      Administrator: Uzziah 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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      Sources:
      Title: The Descendants of Francis Posey (1615), by Robert Henry Posey
      Page: 140
      died before 1751
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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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      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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