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

Nehemiah Birckhead

Male 1683 - 1744  (60 years)


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  • Name Nehemiah Birckhead 
    Born 17 Oct 1683  West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jul 1744  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I060868  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. Abt 1650, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1720, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Soper,   d. Bef 1712, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Oct 1682  West River - Clifts MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hutchins,   b. Abt 1690, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1748/49, Calvert County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1706  St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nehemiah Birckhead,   b. 1709, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Samuel Birckhead,   b. Bef 1718, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Sep 1786, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)
     3. Elizabeth Birckhead,   b. Bef 1720, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Jun 1750, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 30 years)
     4. Francis Birckhead,   b. Bef 1720, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 14 years)
     5. John Birckhead,   b. Abt 1720, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1778, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     6. Matthew Birckhead,   b. Abt 1726, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F29332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BURCKHEAD, NEHEMIAH, Anne Arundel Co. 6th June, 1744; 26th July, 1744.
      To wife, 1/3 of my estate, real and personal.
      To eldest son Nehemiah, "Wells Hills.'
      To son SAMUEL, coex., pt. of my dwelling plantation adj. land of Seaborn Tucker.
      To sons John, coex., and Mathew, remainder of my land, to be equally divided among them.
      To granddau SARAH WATERS, personalty.
      To granddau SARAH BIRCKHEAD
      To ELIZABETH WATERS.
      Test: Dr. John Hamilton, Richard Randall, Wm. Brereton. 23. 613.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead, Sr. 30.45 AA 728.19.2 Oct 8 1744 Oct 22 1744
      Appraisers: Thomas Ireland, Jr., Samuel Robinson (also Samuel Robertson).
      Creditors: Jo. Hamilton, Littleton Waters.
      Next of kin: Littleton Waters, Samuel Birkhead.
      Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead Sr. 31.221 AA 92.3.0 Aug 13 1745
      Appraisers: Samuel Robertson, Thomas Ireland, Jr.
      Executors: Nehemiah Birkhead, John Birkhead.
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      Nehemiah Birkhead 21.389 A AA 728.19.2 542.13.1 Aug 13 1745
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 92.5.0.
      Received from: John Wardrop, Hugh Taylor.
      Payments to: Dr. John Hamilton, Nehemiah (accountant), Edward Jevans, William Trahern, Mr. Samuel Chew, William Brereton, Jonathon Whitehead, Littleton Waters, Benjamin Hance, John (accountant), Sarah Birkhead (widow), Littleton Waters who married Elisabeth Birkhead (dau, her portion), Matthew Birkhead (son, his portion).
      Legatees: Sarah Birkhead (granddaughter, daughter of Nehemiah (accountant)).
      Executors: Nehemiah Birckhead (Quaker), John Birkhead (Quaker).
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      Hutchins, Frances, Calvert Co., 22nd Feb., 1726; 9th March, 1731-2.
      To mother Elizabeth Hutchins, extx., personal estate during life; at her decease to pass with testator's share of father's personal estate to kinsman Francis, son of Francis Hutchins, and hrs.; he dying without issue, same to pass to bro. Francis Hutchins and hrs.
      To kinsman Francis Hutchins afsd. and hrs., pt.. of "Stoakly," left testator by father ; he dying without issue, to pass to bro. Francis Hutchins and hrs.
      To niece Ann Brooke and nephews Francis Birckhead and Francis Hance, personalty.
      Test: Nehemiah Birckhead, Sarah Birckhead, Ann Skinner. 20,362

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