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

Robert Bradley

Male 1700 - 1772  (72 years)


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  • Name Robert Bradley 
    Born 1700  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Dec 1772  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I008504  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Robert Bradley,   b. Bef 1668,   d. Bef 17 Nov 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years) 
    Family ID F05578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Hill,   b. Abt 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1772, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1727  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Bradley,   b. Abt 1728, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Millicent Bradley,   b. 5 Jan 1733/34, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1772, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. Sarah Bradley,   b. Abt 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Nov 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     4. Eleanor Bradley,   b. Abt 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     5. Mary Bradley,   b. Abt 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F01121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Josias (Josiah) Beall, Jr.; b. ca 1725, age 51 in 1776; d. by 1803 (PC Will T1.527); m. Millicent Bradley, b. 5 Jan 1733/4; d. 21 Apr 1772 King George’s Parish; d/o Robert Bradley and Anne Hill; Millicent inherited £50 from her father's will in 1772 which also mentions her inheritance from her grandfather Clement Hill [part of Hills' Camp] (MCW VIII.227; XIV.4);
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      BRADLEY, ROBERT, Prince George's Co. 7 June 1769; 1 Dec 1772
      To dau, Millicent Beall, £50 and as her grandfather Clement Hill left: her part of tract of land 500 acres that is why I did not give her as much as her two sisters.
      To 2 granddaus. Sarah and Anne Bradley Hollydays daus, of my dau. Sarah and Dr. Leonard Holyday of Calvert Co,,, tract "Addition to Mooresfield" In Prince George's County adjoining "Four Hills" and "Berry's Fortune."
      To 2 daus, Elianor Tyler and Mary Bradley, extx., all of personal estate and tracts "Four Hills," part of "Bacon Hill."
      part of Samuel Bealls "Beginning Moor Craft" and "Moores LittleWorth," 450 acres, so that each get 225 acres.
      Son-In-law, Robert Tyler, ex.
      Wit: Jane Threlkeld; Thom's. Clagett; Joseph Threlkeld. 39. 22
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      Mr Henry Boteler 6.83 A PG £593.7.7 Nov 23 1722
      Received from: Capt. Thomas Claggett, Capt. James Haddock, William Diggs, Joshua Cecil.
      Payments to: Capt. Thomas Claggott, Col. James Haddock, Capt. John Murdock on note drawn by Daniell Dulany payable to Capt. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Charles Carroll, Esq., Philemon Lloyd, Esq., John Murdock on note drawn by Mr. James Bowles payable to Capt. John Murdock, Capt. John Bradford paid to Elisabeth Brook per John Orme, James Moor, Rev. Mr. Jonathon White per Barnard White, Roger Brook, John Bradford paid to Mr. Philip Lee per John Orme, William Bladen, Esq. paid to John Bradford per Evan Jones, Benjamin Bradley & Co. paid to Robert Bradley, Esq., Benjamin Bradley & Co. paid to Robert Bradley, Esq. per Robert Bradley, Jr., William Wilkenson, Capt. John Hyde & Co., Mr. Thomas Brooke.
      Executrix: Katherine Normansell, wife of Richard Normansell.

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      LOW, JAMES, Prince George's Co. 15 mar, 1765; 25 Jun, 1765
      To: Eleanor Sasford and hrs., 16 lbs. money of Marylande.
      To: James Ferguson and Prendvil Allen.
      To: sister Catherine and hrs., who are now in Scotland.
      To: cousin David Low and hrs.
      To: friend Robert Bradly and hrs.
      Ex: David Low.
      Wit: Zachariah Lyles, Wm. White, Joseph Haslip Warman, 339.206
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      Dr. Patrick Sim 20.189 A PG £1692.6.7 £1434.1.0 May 10 1744
      Received from: John Skinner, Robert Bradley, Leonard Hollyday, James Hall, Thomas Gaunt, Sr., William Digges, Jane Contee, John Martin, Edward Claggett, Anne Brooke, John Bowie, Jr., widow of Clement Brooke, William Smith, Charles Digges, James Bowie, John Smith, Thomas Crompton, Leonard Covington, John Lawson, Henry Hill, Francis Crandall, Osburn Sprigg, Clement Hill, Sr., John Hepburn, Mr. William Black, Mr. William Torver, Richard Moleanux, John Darnal, Thomas Hodgkin, John Bowie, Sr., Capt. Shakespear, Thomas Brooke, Madam Sprigg, Thomas Denwood, widow Offutt, William Mordock, William Brogden, Thomas Cleland, Ceesar Grice, widow Tasker, William Young, Richard White, John Bourne, Jr., Nathaniel Selby, Basil Waring, Leonard Hollyday, Hooper Green, John Blanford, Henry Watson, Mary Townley, Anne Russell, Gabriel Swain, the County, Charles Hodge, Capt. Belt, Randolph Johnson, Mackell Skinner, Solomon Docura, Thomas Warring, Richard Keene, Richard Beans, James Kelly, David Craford, John Levitt, Capt. James, Leonard Decan, Mr, Dick, William Tinch, Jr., John Becket, Charles Beall, Robert Perrie, Edward Sprigg, James Pummer, William Beall, widow Williams, Mark Webb, John Boone, Sr., Mr. Hardin, Mr. Jameston, Alexander Beall, Henry Wharton, Maurice Morris, Richard Beanes, John Sprigg, John Bowrey, Lingan Wilson, John Perrie, Leonard Dea, John Orm, Thomas Sprigg, Madam Sprigg, William Reed, John Griffwell, Thomas Ragan, John Brightwell, Pau Rawlings, Henry Lee, Thomas Charter, widow Maconchie, James Harvie, Thomas Comes, Samuel Harvey, Mrs. Boswell, Mr. Robert Mitchell, Benjamin Walorsporo, William Mills Magruder, Mrs. Duval, Thomas Blanford, Samuel Harris, Mark Webb, Nat. Smith, widow Parker, William Hardie, Samuel Warring, Philip Lee, Esq., Robert Mills, Thomas Selby, John Johnston, John Peirce, widow Clagget, Witham Buston, Henry Buttler, James Thomas, Daniel Carroll, Samuell Busey, Thomas Austin, James Yong, Mr. Bolton, Mark Marshall, Allan Bowie, Philip Briscoe, Richard Jarvin, Peter Smith, Benjamin Walmsford, Arnold Livers, Francis King, Addison Sheaperd, Al. Bussel, Aaron Roberts, Marry Ragget, John Lange, Benjamin Craycroft, Madam Addison, Edward Digges, Peter Courcill, Francis Herbert, Jame Swann, George Gordon, John Smith Prather, Ingnatius & Nicholas Digges, William Jones, Thomas Hamilton, John Craycroft, Clem Craycroft, John Hawkins, William Nicholus, William Groome, John Hepburne, Samuel Warring, John Johnson, Jame Dair, Samuel Taylor.
      Payments to: Clement Smith who married a daughter (unnamed, her portion), Thomas Lee who married a daughter (unnamed, her portion).
      Administratrix: Mary Sim.
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      Jonathon Willson 17.142 1 £62,6.3 Oct 7 1698
      Appraisers: Robert Bradley, James Stoddard.
      Mentions: Mr. Thomas Halliday, Mr. Richard Spourne, widow (unnamed).
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      Jonathon Willson 19-1/2B.8 I £4.10.0 Jul 5 1699
      Appraisers: Robert Bradly, James Stoddart.
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      folio 68 Deed of Gift, 19 May 1711
      From: Col. Ninian Beall
      To: Archibald Edmonson
      "To my loveing son-in-law" one negro woman called Mall aged about 16 years
      Signed: Ninian Beall
      Wit: R. Bradley, Patrick Hepburn
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      Martin Fulkner 25.133 A PG £26.4.0 £45.16.8 Jul 3 1705
      Payments to: Mr. Bradly (administrator of Charlett), Mr. Christopher Thompson, William Moor, William Ray, Mr. Towgood, Mr. Hone.
      Administrator: Mr. Hugh Rigley.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 132
      Enrolled at request of Robert Bradly 25 Jan 1726:
      Indenture, 23 Feb 1726; Between Weldon Jefferson and Bigger Head; for £79.13.4; release of quit claim to Bigger Head and Martha his wife; a tract called Brooke Grove; /s/ Weldon Jefferson, Anne Jefferson; wit. Philip Lee; ack. 23 Feb 1726/7 by Weldon Jefferson and Anne his wife [ack. Liber T, folio 488]
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 134
      Enrolled at request of Robert Bradly 25 Feb 1726:
      Indenture, 23 Feb 1726; Between Bigger Head and Robert Bradly, merchant; for £159.6.8; refers to indenture dated 6 May 1724; a tract called Brooke Grove on west side of the dividing creek; containing 320 acres; /s/ Bigger Head, Martha Head; 23 Feb 1726 ack- by Bigger Head and Martha his wife; ack. 23 Feb 1726/7 by Bigger Head and Martha his wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 291
      Petition of Robert Bradly regarding bounds of Brooke Grove:
      Deposition of Clement Hill, age ca 57; 20 May 1728; mentions Tom Boxe's bridge, Col. Ninian Beall, Bacon Hall, Col. Bigger's land and Paul Busey
      Deposition of Samuel Magruder, age ca 44; mentions Archibald Edmondston; 20 May 1728
      Deposition of Charles Beall, 10 Jun 1728, age ca 56; mentions Cabbin Branch, Charles Beall's father Ninian Beall, Boxe's Bridge and Bacon Hall
      Deposition of Richard Weaver, age ca 45; mentions Thomas Boxe's bridge, Clement Hill, Bacon Hall; 10 Jun 1728
      Enrolled 26 Jun 1728
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 497
      Enrolled at request of Clement Hill, Jr. 20 Sep 1729:
      From Thomas Clagett, Gent- for affection unto Clement Hill, Jr., (sil) Clement Hill, Gent.; as much land lying in Upper Marlborough Town; being part of my part of Robert Bradly's lot #4; 8 Jul 1720; /s/ Tho. Clagett; wit. Jere. Belt, Edw. Sprigg; ack. 5 Jul 1729 by Thomas Clagett
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y, Page 203
      27 Aug 1740; Recorded at request of George Biggs:
      7 Aug 1740; Indenture between Robert Bradley and George Biggs;
      tract called Beale; mentions Swanson's Creek; bounded by Robert Dove, assignee of Henry Thickpenny; containing 200 acres; /s/ Robt. Bradly; wit. Tho's Owen, Jno. Wilson
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 41. At the request of Robert Bradley the following Deed was recorded March 25, 1759
      Indenture made March 3, 1760; Bigger Head of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 9 pounds current money paid by Robert Bradley of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "Beall's Chance" containing 12 acres and lying on the east side of and adjoining "Brooke Grove" as bequeath by Col. John Bigger in his last will and testament to Kindell Head. Signed Bigger Head in the presence of John Hepburn, Enoch Magruder and acknowledged before Enoch Magruder
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 664. At the request of John Read Magruder the following Deed was recorded January 20, 1767
      Indenture made December 23, 1766; Robert Bradley, Gentleman in consideration of 426 pounds 5 shillings sterling money paid by John Read Magruder has sold a tract called "Brooke Grove" lying near the town of upper Marlboro and containing 310 acres, originally granted to Baker Brooke for 320 acres and by him conveyed to John Bigger of Calvert County, Maryland who devised the same to Kendall Head son of William Head in fee and the said Kendall Head dying without issue the same land decended to his brother Bigger Head his heir at law who made a convenience to the aforesaid Robert Bradley. Signed Robert Bradley, John Read Magruder in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander Symmer, David Craufurd
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 163. At the request of Leonard Hollyday the following Land Commission was recorded December 8, 1767
      Memorandum that on the special petition of Leonard Hollyday preferred to the justices of Prince George's County, Maryland on the 4th Tuesday in June in the 13th year of his Lordship commission the Right Hon. the Lord Proprietary Dominion etc., his Lordship commission issued by order of the justices aforesaid out of the county aforesaid on April 10, 1764 in these words following, Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore vizt; to Messrs George Gordon, Joseph Sim, William Lock Weems and Benjamin Brookes of PGCo Gentleman, whereas Leonard Holliday, is seized of several tract tracks called "Moore's Fields", "Battenwick", "Four Hills" and "Berry's Fortune" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlbro Town to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tracts of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness Francis Waring, Gentleman, March 31, 1764 issued April 10, 1764, Joseph Sim, Clk
      By virtue of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of several tract tracks called "Moore's Fields", "Battenwick", "Four Hills" and "Berry's Fortune" we intend to meet on July 21 next, June 1, 1764, Joseph Sim, Benjamin Brookes
      John Clagett aged about 80 years being at a bounded black or red oak standing at the side of a hill of an old field declares he has often heard and always understood the said tree to be the beginning tree of "Greenland" and then he further understood that the lands which was held by Benjamin Berry and now in possession of Dr. Leonard Hollyday came to this tree and further saith not
      John Clagett aged 80 being at a small dogwood tree standing on a gravelly nnoll where formerly stood a bounded oak declared he has often told it was the second bound tree of "Greenland" and further saith not
      Robert Bradly aged 64 years being at an old black oak now lying down and decayed near the mouth of Deep Branch and about 20 yards from St. Charles Branch declares he was told about 20 years ago but can't recollect by whom that it was a bound tree of Berry's land now in possession of Dr. Leonard Holliday and further saith not
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 408. At the request of John Read Magruder the following Deed was recorded May 12, 1769
      Indenture made May 6, 1769; Robert Bradley, Gentleman in consideration of 31 pounds 5 shillings and 7 pence half penny sterling money paid by John Read Magruder, merchant has sold part of a tract called "Bealls Chance" containing 22 ¾ acres and lying on the east side and adjoining to "Brooke Grove" being near Upper Marlborough Town as bequeath by John Bigger in his last will and testament to John Head or Kendall Head who died without issue the same land decended to Bigger Head who conveyed it to the aforesaid Robert Bradley and his heirs. Signed Robert Bradley, John Read Magruder in the presence of and acknowledged before Alexander Symmer, David Craufurd

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