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

George Burroughs

Male 1726 - 1788  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name George Burroughs 
    Born Between 1723 and 1726  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1785 and 1788  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I59631  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father John Burroughs,   b. Bef 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne MNU Burroughs,   b. Bef 1693,   d. Aft 1736, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1709  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Fowler,   b. Between 1727 and 1730, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1746  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Burroughs,   b. Abt 1746, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Burroughs,   b. Abt 1748, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1816, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)  [natural]
     3. Anne Burroughs,   b. Abt 1752, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Henry Burroughs,   b. Abt 1755, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Susannah Burroughs,   b. Abt 1758, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Sarah 'Sally' Burroughs,   b. Abt 1766, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F26653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Burroughs, John, St. Mary's County, 28th Mch., 1735; 2nd Nov., 1736,
      To two sons John and Benjamin,, exs., and their hrs., "Trent Forte."
      Three daus., viz: Ann.. Margaret and Barbara, to have their residence upon tract "long lookt for come at last" so long as they remain unmarried.
      To son George and hrs,, last named tract after decease of his mother.
      To wife Ann, use of tract "Long lookt for, etc," and personal estate during life, after her decease personal estate divided among children.
      Test: John Adams, John Harrison, Richard Adams. 21.710.
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      Benjamin Burroughs 87.21 SM 446.12.0 Jan 24 1765 Mar 7 1765
      Appraisers: William Bruce, Robert Hammett.
      Creditors: Robert Young for John Gordon & Co., Philemon Estep.
      Next of kin: John Burroughs, George Burroughs
      Administrator: James Burroughs
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      Edward Welsh 97.286 SM £358.8.2 Aug 3 1767 Aug 4 1768
      Appraisers: James Forbes, George Maxwell.
      Creditors: W. Bruce, George Burroughes.
      Next of kin: infants.
      Executrix: Mary Welsh.
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      Samuel Sotheron 98.129 SM £25.12.11 Jul 2 1768 Aug 17 1768
      Appraisers: James Burroughs, George Burroughs.
      Creditors: Richard Sotheron, Sr., John Masson for John & James Jameson.
      Next of kin: Richard Sotheron, Jr., John J. Sotheron.
      Executors: Jean Sotheron, Levin Sotheron.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 175.
      Anne Sothoron, May 14, 1792; August 19, 1793
      I, Anne Sothoron of CC being old and infirm
      To negro Jane, that lives with me and was formerly a slave whom I set free in 1790, all that tract or parcel of land that I now live on, and Aquilla King's land containing 25 acres to her. Also two heifers, two iron pots, one frying and seven plates.
      To nephew George Burroughs son of George, all the residue of my estate
      Executor: nephew George Burroughs son of George
      Signed: May 14, 1792 Anne (her mark) Sothoron
      Wit - Alexander McPherson, Henry Lyon, Rosel Good
      Probated on August 19, 1793 by George Burroughs together with witnesses Alexander McPherson, Henry Lyon, and Rosel Good, who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 162. Bill of sale. I, George Burroughs of St. Mary's County, for 140 £, have sold to Nehemiah Gibbins (Gibbons) of CC, a Negro man named John. Signed Sep 27, 1793 - George Burroughs. Wit - Henry Burroughs, Robt Gill. Recorded Oct 9, 1793.

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