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

Benjamin Brashears

Male 1645 - 1676  (31 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Brashears 
    Born 1645  Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Mar 1675/76  Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010614  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2019 

    Father Benjamin Brashears,   b. 1598, Carpentras, Virginiaucluse, Marcelle, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1663, "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary Richford,   b. 1618, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1663, "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1645  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Brasseur, Benjamin, (nunc.), Calvert Co., --/---/----
      3rd Mch., 1675.
      *Sister Martha, execx., and sole legatee of estate, real and
      personal.
      Test : Anthony Kingsland, Wm. Haward. 2. 402.

      *Martha Brasseur being an infant under 17 yrs. of age, adms, of this estate was granted to her father-in-law (step-father), Thomas Sterling, during her minority.
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      Benjamin Brashure 2.131 I CA #16417 1675
      Appraisers: Robert Heigh, James Hume.
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      Benjamin Brasseur 3.165 A CA #16417 #16417 Apr 12 1677
      Payments to: Henry Cockdale, James Mackall, Anthony Kingsland, Timothy Sewell, Col. Samuell Chew, Richard Bedworth, John Sollers, Capt, Samuell Bourne.
      Distribution to: Henry Kent, Jr. in right of his wife Martha (sister and executrix of deceased).
      Administrator: Thomas Starling.
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      Brasseur, Mary, widow, of "The Cliffs, ==/==/===; 25th May, 1663.
      To sons Robert, Benjamin and John, land; to be of age at 21 yrs.
      To daus. Mary, Anne,, Susanna,, Martha and Eliza:, personalty; to be of age at 16 yrs,
      Test: Theophilus Lewis, Jas. Pugslop.
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      William Russell (innholder) 6.74 I AA #128261 May 22 1679
      Appraisers: George Parker, John Sollers.
      Mentions: suit of Capt. Richard Hill vs. estate.
      List of debts: Richard Webb, Richard Hood, Morgan Jones, Thomas Gullett, James Chilcott, Samuel Nickolls, Thomas Shepperd, Richard Tucker, William Harris, William Parker, Edward Mason, Samuel Wardner, Richard Wells, John Bowen, William Alcock, Edward Parish, Joseph Meade, William Falkner, Daniel MacKartie (runaway), William Webb (dead), John Henning, John Waters, account of James White, Francis Holland, Jr., John Spencer, John Hall, Bartholomew Gibson, Jeremiah Forcey, Thomas Knighton, John Mooneshott, Francis Holland, Sr., Richard Priggott, William Farington, Thomas Smith, Garrett Hopkines, Mary Catherley, John Barnes of St. Mary's County, John Larckine, Robert Farrington, Thomas Harris, Michaell Offley, Thomas Herring, Thomas Lunn, Merreine Devall by note to Thomas Boudle, Richard Dorrington, Thomas Bowden, Marke Clare, Abraham Clark, Edward Howard, John Deane, Charles Beinn (?), John Sollers, Lewis Evens, John Leedum, Edward Griffes, Thomas Lunn for himself and Robert Fittings, Thomas Fenex, Rice Thomas, Thomas Todd, George Davis, Thomas Hackleton, Mathias Howe, Robert Arme, Patrick Hall, William Taylor, John Carpenter, Augustine Skinner, Walter Carr, Thomas Ramsey, Robert Proctor, Edward Ladd, Thomas Jackson, Richard James, Richard Deavor, Nehemiah Brickhead, George Yate, Robert Franckline, Thomas Marsh, John Chappell, John Camber, John Watkines, John Guile, Robert Lockwood, Thomas Smithwick, Robert Wade, Richard Arnold, Mathias Dringe, Samuel Nichell, Col. Burges, Thomas Bland, Andrew Norwood, John Gresham, John Beamon, Robert Peca, Edward Dorsey, Richard Boughton, John Swalwell, Benjamin Capell, Capt. Loyde, Richard Bedworth, Richard Thorneberry, John Shrigley, Moses Groome, William Soweick, Phillip Howard, Fardinando Batty, Robert Custines, Cornelius Howard, William Tewkesberry, Henry Welsh, George Simons, John Farr, Anthony Beamon, Robert Conant, William Wallonse, William Meares, Robert Smith, Maj. Samuel Lane, John Thorston, Charles Banner John Lawrence, Henry Arther, William Stafford, Henry Bennitt, Phillip Jones, John Gibbs, Wallter Griffwith, Jeremiah Cox, John Stevens, Christopher Scofeild, Thomas Morgan, William Kent, Richard Stalins, Thomas Jones, Henry Mitchell, Thomas Greene, Francis Dorrington, William Dorrington, Richard Johns, William Jones, Richard Harrison for himself and Benson, George Abbott, Thomas Clagett, Benjamin Lawrence, George Younge, Francis Malden, Samuel Raniger, Samuel Chew, William Wallis, Roger Stout, Thomas Wells, John Greenehough, George Parker, Francis Billingsley, Thomas Howard, William Mellton, John Leech, Edward Player, John Sunderland, Paull Bewsie, Thomas Cox, John Bennitt, Francis Swinfen, Mathew Beale, John Cozens, Thomas Deane, Benjamin Brasheire and Robert Brashire, Timothy Sewell, John Manning, Anthony Kingland
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      Christopher Birckhead 4.253 I AA #33540 Aug 9 1677
      Appraisers: John Sollers, Nathan Smith.
      List of debts: Samuell Chew, Samuell Lane, Robert Johnson, Henry Bennet, Judith Cumber, Benjamin Brasseur, Edmund Cotten, Humphrey Emmerton, Patrick Hall, James Chillnot, Nehemiah Birckhead, Richard Wells, John Thornbury, Thomas Morgan, Edward Thorly, Thomas Sheppard, Gerrard Hopkins, Abell Hill, John Cobreath, Richard Got, Charles Henan, Nathan Smith, William Cole, Richard Deavor, Richard Bidworth, William Osbourne, William Russell, John Hall, John Stanesbury, Richard James, Alce Jones, William Kent, Francis Dorrington, John Taylor, Joseph Chandler, Thomas Foord & Thomas GullockĄ Edward Gibbs, George Simmons, George Paschall & Alexander Humphreys, John Russell & Henry Vinee.
      Executor: Nehemiah Birckhead.

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