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

Joseph Birckhead

Male 1715 - 1740  (25 years)


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  • Name Joseph Birckhead 
    Birth 25 Jan 1715  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 7 Feb 1740  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I94354  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. Abt 1650, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 May 1720, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Hutchins,   b. 11 Aug 1683, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1727, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 24 Aug 1712  West River - Clifts MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Birckhead, Joseph, A. A. Co., 30th Dec., 1739 ; 7th Feb., 1739.
      To nephews Philip and William Johns, sons of testator's sister Margaret and Dr. Richard Johns, entire estate, real and personal. Sd. Margaret to have use of silver during life.
      Ex.: Dr. Richard Johns.
      Test: Philip Thomas, Benjamin Johns, Martin Fisher. 22. 122
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      Randolph Morris 22.149 A CA £967.10.1 Apr 10 1746
      of Charles County.
      Received from: Alexander Lawson, Winef. Ramsay, Robert Farthing, Thomas Atterbury, John Wood, James Brinkley, Littleton Waters, Bigger Head, Dr. Boswell, Robert Horner on account of James Gildart, John Hooper on account of John Welsh, John Jameson on account of estate of Edward Wood, Elias Smith, Samuel Perry on account of Charles Somerset Smith, John Dainty, Samuel Perrie on account of Charles Somerset Smith, Randolph Morris paid to Thomas Colimore on account of estate of Thomas Crab, William Wood, Young Parran.
      Payments to: John Hanbury, Osburn Sprigg on account of estate of Thomas Crab (unadministered by Randolph Morrs), Richard Johns on account of estate of Thomas Crab (unadministered by Randolph Morrs), Young Parran on account of estate of Thomas Crab (unadministered by Randolph Morrs), Samuel Parran on account of estate of Thomas Crab (unadministered by Randolph Marrs), Elisabeth Churchyard, Gabriel Parker.
      Executors: Elisabeth Morris, Richard Johns.
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      Birkhead, Nehemiah, A. A. County, 5th day, 1st mo., 1719; 18th May, 1720.
      To wife Marga., extx., personalty, and 1/3 of estate, real and personal (bequest to dau. Marga. excepted), also the use of other 2/3 of real estate, during minority of son Joseph and dau. Margt.; shd. wife marry dower rights only.
      To dau. Margt. and hrs., 156 A. bou. of Abraham Birkhead, and 1/3 of personal estate; shd. sd. dau. die before age of 17 and without issue sd. land to pass to son Joseph and hrs.
      To son Joseph and hrs., residue of real estate in MD., 2/3's of sd. lands at age of 19, and 1/3 at decease of wife; also 1/3 of personal estate; shd. sd. son die before age of 21 and without issue, his portion, real and personal, to pass to dau. Margaret afsd. and her hrs.; shd. both afsd. child. die during minority and without issue, wife to enjoy all land during her life, and to possess the ½ of their share of personal estate, the other ½ equally to living child. of son Nehemiah.
      To son Nehemiah, having made advances to him, 10s.
      To grandson Nehemiah and son-in-law Abraham Johns, personalty.
      To Quakers on Western Shore, £10.
      Overseers: John Galloway, Philip Thomas and Evan Richardson.
      Test: John Ramsay, John Lang, Eliza Webb. 16, 22.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead 3.359 A AA £1079.10.7 £105.0.4 Jul 6 1721
      Appraisers: Josias Towgood, Alexander Rosenquest.
      Payments to: Nehemiah Birkhead (son), per Samuel Chew, Samuel Chew, Jos. Beazley, Richard Franklaine, Dr. William Fisher, George Harris, Elisabeth Webb, John Willson, Thomas Meakin, John Baptis Tyler, Elisabeth Brook, John Ramsy, Dr. Patrick Hepburn, Dr. William Lock, Robert Wells.
      Legatees: Abraham Johns, accountant.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3).
      Residue to (children, equally): Margaret, Joseph.
      Executrix: Margaret Birkhead (Quaker).

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