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

John Moran

Male 1709 - 1791  (82 years)


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  • Name John Moran  [1
    Born 1709  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1791  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I014897  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 

    Father Gabriel Moran,   b. 1691,   d. 3 Jul 1734, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Villett,   b. Abt 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 1708  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rebecca Hulse,   b. 13 Jan 1710/11, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1729  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gabriel Moran,   b. 3 Jun 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1811, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Meverel Hulse Moran,   b. 17 May 1732, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. John Moran,   b. 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1812, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. William Moran,   b. 23 Nov 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1824, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F09656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Lyon,   b. 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years) 
    Married Between 1773 and 1776  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F09657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801,{Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 55.
      John Moran Sr.
      I, John Moran of CC, being weak and low condition but of sound mind and reason;
      To my son John Moran, my right to a lease of land part of Calverton Manor granted to Mary Stone; alson the plantation wheron I now dwell adjoin the above land called Dearbought containing 108 acres with the water mill
      To my four sons, Gabriel Moran, John Moran, Meveral Moran, and William Moran residue of estate
      sons John Moran and William Moran
      Signed December 29, 1788 John Moran
      Wit - John Morton, Jonathan Anderson, Jesse Davis
      Probated on December 24, 1791 by John Moran, Meverel H. Moran and witnesses John Morton, Jonathan Anderson, Jesse Davis who made oath that they saw the testator sign and seal this will.

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      Meverell Hulse 28.447 SM 45.19.5 Feb 28 1743 Mar 7 1743
      Appraisers: John Edwards, William Elliott.
      Creditors: Edward Briscoe, Elias Smith.
      Next of kin: John Moran, Edward Barber.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Elisabeth Hulls.
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      John Wilson 47.252 CH 669.16.6 Jun 21 1751 Jul 22 1751
      Appraisers: Richard Adams, John Moran.
      Creditors: John Hanson yst, Samuel Hanson.
      Next of kin: Susanna Briscoe, Catharine Willson.
      Executor: Jonathon Willson
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      Edward Burch 89.72 CH 552.16.10 Dec 3 1765 May 1 1766
      Appraisers: John Adams, John Moran.
      Creditors: John Chesley, Robert Young for James Gordon & Co.
      Next of kin: Jonathon Burch, Margret Burch.
      Administratrix: Mary Burch,
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      Charles Venables 95.125 CH 64.2,7 Sep 23 1767 Sep 28 1767
      (also Charles Venebles)
      Appraisers: John Moran, John Addams.
      Creditors: James Forbes, George Maxwell.
      Next of kin: Mary Kerrick, Laurence Venebles.
      Administrator: Theodore Venebles.
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      Joseph Hine 64.252 CH ---- --- 7 1757 Apr 24 1758
      Appraisers: Henry Lyon, John Moran.
      Creditors: George Maxwell.
      Mentions: John Hine, Anne Hine, Richard Smith.
      Administrator/Executor: [unamed] Hine
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      Moran (Morran), Gabriel, planter, Charles County, 15th Mch., 1733; 3rd July, 1734.
      To wife Elizabeth, dwelling plantation [unnamed] during life, at her decease to son John and hrs. and 150 A. of "Addition to Cattles Grave" adjoining to Thomas Allin's land, at her decease to unborn child.
      to 4 sons, viz.: John, Peter, Andrew and William, residue of real estate. Should either die before age of 18, survivors to inherit portion of deceased.
      Exs.: Wife and son John.
      Test: John Anderson, Jonathan Willson, Thomas Farrand, Hugh Stone.
      Codicil. To wife Elizabeth, 1/3 personal estate, residue divided between 4 sons afsd. and unborn child.
      Test: Rand. Morris and same as above. 21. 137.
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      VILLET [Willet], PETER, Charles Co. 23 Feb 1748/9; 3 April 1749
      To my sis. Rachel Galwith, the wife of John Galwith, Jr., my Negro wench baptized Priscilla and the Increase of Priscilla except the child she Is with is bequeathed to my sister Mary Villet,
      To sister Rebecca Villet negro boy James.
      To William Moran son of John Moran and Rebecca, negro girl Sarah(?),
      To Gabriel Moran son of John and Rebeca Moran, saddle and bridle.
      To John Moran son of John and Rebeca Moran, a horses
      To Meverel Hulse Moran son of John and Rebeca Moran, gun and a man's caster hatt.
      To John Moran, 3 pounds, 19 s., 6 pence,
      Wit: George Venables, John Moran, James Mahew, 26.1
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      ADAMS, RICHARD, Charles Co. 4 May, 1761; 5 Oct, 1761
      Desire lands which I have on his Lordship's Manner of Calverton be sold and equally distributed, money divided amongst my 6 children, now living with me.
      The 6 slaves I own be appraiseds and money divided amongst my 6 children, except one small house, which I give son John Adams.
      To Margaret Burch (?) my riding horse, if she will pay 20 lbs, current money and that money equally divided amongst my children.
      To son John Adams, my best riding saddle and bridle.
      To son Samuel Adams, small gun.
      The household furn. to be sold and money divided amongst: my 6 children.
      Wit: Geo. Venable, John Moran,, Richard Hall. 31.483
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      Margaret Helen Grant, born say 1740, was the servant of James Elgin on 11 March 1760 when the Charles County court presented her for bearing a "Mollatto Child." She may have been identical to Eleanor Grant who was presented by the grand jury of Charles County on 12 March 1765 for bearing a "Molatto" child by information of Constable John Moran [Court Record 1759-60, 425; 1764-6, 181].
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      Francis Hickey 121.22 CH 199.15.0
      Appraisers: Robert Gill, John Moran.
      Creditors: James Forbes William Clagett for John Glassford & Co.
      Next of kin: Basil Hickey, Elisabeth Hickey.
      Administrators: David Hickey, Henry Lyon, Jr.
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      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 211.
      Henry Lyon's Inventory. Aug 25, 1778.
      Appraised by John Moran Sr and Huet Johnson on Jun 27, 1778.
      Includes: wearing apparel, 12 cattle, 5 horses, 25 sheep, 35 hogs; 1 feather bed, 1 rug, 1 quilt, 1 blanket, 1 pair of sheets, 1 bolster, 2 pillows, 1 bedstead, cord & mat, 2 ditto with rug, 1 old ditto; Negroes Frank, Ben, Bess, Teary, Vine, Rachel, Fillis, Moses, Luke, Abram, Daniel, Sarah; 9 barrels of Indian corn; blacksmiths tools. Total: 551 7 shillings 11 pence.
      Creditors: Basil Wallace, Lydia Gill.
      Kindred: John Lyon, Mary Moran.
      Proved on Aug 25, 1778 by Joseph Lyon and Zachariah Lyon, executors of Henry Lyon, late of CC, decd.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 223.
      At the request of John Moran, the following indenture was recorded on Mar 17, 1747[/8].
      I, Mary Norton of CC, widow, for 100 , I have sold to John Moran of CC, 2 Negro men named Nacy and Charles. Also, 3 beds and furniture, 12 cattle, 30 hogs, 1 horse and 2 mares, 1 writing desk, 2 chests, 4 iron pots, 1 table, and all the pewter belonging to me. Also, all the corn and tobacco now on the plantation. Signed Nov 6, 1745 - Mary (X her mark) Norton. Wit - Bryan Bealttiham, Peter (P his mark) Villit.
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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 228.
      At the request of John Moran, Peter Moran, Andrew Moran, and Wm Moran, the following division of land was recorded on Mar 19, 1747[/2].
      By mutual agreement between the 4 sons of Gabriel Moran (to wit) John Moran, Peter Moran, Andrew Moran, and William Moran, heirs to that parcel of land called the four Brothers, on Jan 12, 1747[/8], the persons above mentioned met on a tract of land called the Four Brothers in order to divide the said land, there being John Edwards, the then Deputy Surveyor, who divided the land. The oldest 3 brothers received 236 acres, as by the plat, whereas the 4th son of Gabriel, Wm, received 150 acres. John Moran was the elder brother, Peter Moran was the 2nd son of Gabriel Moran, Andrew was the 3rd son of Gabriel, and William Moran was the 4th son of Gabriel Moran. Signed - John Moran, Peter Moran, Andrew Moran. Wit - none.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 14. Jun 9, 1752 from Joseph Mahue of CC, to John Moran of CC, for 6000 lbs of tobacco, all that parcel of land in CC, being part of a tract of land formerly belonging to Hugh Stone whereon the sd Joseph Mahue now lives, containing about 50 acres. Signed - Joseph (X his mark) Mahue. Wit - Thos Stone, Walter Stone. Recorded Jun 17, 1752.
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 455. Apr 3, 1764 from John Perymon and Mary, his wife, of CC, to John Moran of CC, planter, for 3700 lbs of tobacco, all that tract of land called Sauneys Del , lying in CC, containing and laid out for about 95 acres, Signed - John Perlman, Mar . Wit - Allen Davies*, Geo: Dent*. Mary Perlman relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Apr 15, 1764.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 457. Aug 12, 1768 from John Moran of CC, to Meveral Moran of CC. for 20 part of a tract of land in CC called The four Brothers, bounded by Gabriel Moran's "Part of Land", containing about 118 acres. Signed - John Moran, Wit - Geo Lee*, John Dent*. Elizabeth Moran, the wife of sd John Moran, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 12, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 460. Aug 12, 1768 from John Moran of CC, to Gabriel Moran of CC, for 20 , part of a tract of land in CC called the four Brothers, containing about 118 acres. Signed - John Moran. Wit - Geo Lee*, John Dent*. Elizabeth Moran, the wife of sd John Moran, relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Aug 12, 1768.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 569. Mar 5, 1782 from John Moran Sr of CC, to Richard Gardiner of CC, planter, for 37 10 shillings, part of a tract of land called Sauneys Delight, lying in CC, containing about 100 acres. Signed - John Moran, Wit - Joshua Sanders, John Morton (CC Justices). Recorded Apr 22, 1782.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 461-562: SAWNEYS DELIGHT: 95 acres; Possession of - 95 Acres - Perryman, John: Surveyed for John Perryman, 6 Oct 1750, lying in Charles County, on the Devils nest branch, beginning at a bounded white oak standing on the South East side of a small branch, patented 6 Oct 1750.: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 393-104: CATTLES GRAVE: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - None: Surveyed 15 Sept 1719 for Gabriel Morgan beginning at a bounded White Oak standing by the side of the road that leads to Benedict Town and is the first bound tree of James Thompson's land.: Other Tracts Mentioned: FOUR BROTHERS; ; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Resurveyed into the FOUR BROTHERS, folio 455,, , , ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Benedict: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 455-521: FOUR BROTHERS: 858 acres; Possession of - 858 Acres - Moran, John; Moran, Peter; Moran, Andrew; Moran, William: Composed of the following tracts, viz, CATTLES GRAVE, ADDITION OF CATTLE GRAVE & BLUE BANK, Resurveyed for Mr: John Moran, Peter Moran, Andrew Moran, & William Moran, 1 March 1742, beginning at a bounded hiccory, the third bound tree of the BLACK OAK THICKETT, belonging to Jonathan Wilson. Patented 16 Sept 1747: Other Tracts Mentioned: CATTLES GRAVE; BLUE BANK; BLACK OAK THICKETT; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

  • Sources 
    1. [S044890] Moran Family.
      Ralph D. Smith, self published

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