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

Benjamin Brashears

Male 1598 - 1663  (65 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Brashears 
    Born 1598  Carpentras, Virginiaucluse, Marcelle, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1663  "Cliffs" Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I010661  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 

    Father Maryland Brashears 
    Family ID F06522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Brashears,   b. 1645, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1675/76, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Robert Brashears,   b. 1646, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. John Brashears,   b. 1649, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1696, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     4. Susanna Marie Brashears,   b. 1650, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1692, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     5. Mary Brashears,   b. Between 1652 and 1659, Nansemond County, Virginia, Formed 1643 (Now City Of Suffolk) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1724, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     6. Anne Brashears,   b. Between 1654 and 1660, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1700, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     7. Elizabeth Brashears,   b. 1660, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1727/28, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. Martha Brashears,   b. Abt 1661, Nansemond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1688, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F07029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=AHN&db=:2047771&id=I14 4

      Arrived in America about 1637 in Upper Norfolk County,VA (which later became Nansemond, Virginia.) Moved with wife and 7 children to Maryland in 1658. See Stein's "History of Calvert County, Maryland pages 1 and 2. Granted citizenship by Cecil Calvert (Lord Baltimore) in 1663

      See "Early Settlers" by Skordas
      See " Immigrant Ancestors" pg.835
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      From: SMoller [SMTP:smoller@jps dot net]
      Subject: Robert Brashieur, Sr. Will
      Sent: 7/30/03 11:14 AM
      I just thought you may want to know how this Robert fits into the family.
      This Robert Brashieur, Sr., died ca1665, is the brother of Benjamin Brasseur, father of Robert Brashier, that died c1712 in Prince George's Co.MD., and was married to Alice Sprigg.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 3; Pg 257
      BENJAMIN BRASSEUR, 300 acs. a the head of Indian Cr., a branch of the Western br. of Nansemun Riv., joyninj land of Mr. John Parrett (altered—mg be Garrett). 12 Apr. 1653, P. 89 Trans. of 6 pers: Charles Drurey Richard Bateman, Mary Richford Humph. Evan, Hugh Edwards, John Harris.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 329
      BENJAMIN BRASSEURE, 300 acs. at the head of Indian Cr., a branch of the W. branch of Nancemond Riv., adj. land of Mr. John Garrat. 26 Mar. 1656, p. 26, (40). Renewal of patent to him dated 12 Apr. 1653.