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

Benedicta Franklin

Female Bef 1758 - Aft 1796  (> 40 years)


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  • Name Benedicta Franklin 
    Born Bef 1758  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1796  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102643  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father Robert Franklin,   b. Bef 1716, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1761, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Mother Priscilla Boucher,   b. Abt 1720, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1796, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Bef 1736  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Gray,   b. Bef 1754, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years) 
    Married Bef 1774  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Franklin Gray,   b. 24 Nov 1771, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1830, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Priscilla Gray,   b. Abt 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Gray,   b. Abt 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Gray,   b. 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Middletown, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years)
     5. Alexander Gray,   b. 30 May 1788, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1839, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     6. Robert Gray,   b. 18 Dec 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1851, Mansion Hall, Nanjemoy, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F39970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 318.
      Priscilla Franklin, October 29, 1790; January 26, 1796
      I, Priscilla Franklin of CC being of sound and perfect mind and memory
      To grandson, James Franklin son of Zephaniah Franklin, tract of land I purchased of William Hodgson called Moulds Venture.
      To son Zephaniah Franklin, negro man Oston provided he pay unto my daughter Ann Haislip the sum of eight hundred pounds of crop tobacco.
      To daughter Ann Haislip the sum of ten pounds current money to be paid to her at such time as the Zephaniah Franklin shall think she is in want of it.
      To my son Hezekiah Franklin, negro Pomphry, and twenty pounds current money.
      To son Zephaniah Franklin, negro man John and all the blacksmiths tools that be in the shop at the time of my death.
      To granddaughter Catharine Miller, negro boy Benjamin, and my bed and furniture and a chest which is at John Haislip.
      To sister Francis Boucher, negro boy Robert, a bed and furniture, my horse which I ride., one cow and calf, one pewter dish, half a dozen plaits, one iron pott, and hooks, a frying pann, one pewter bason, one sow and pigs, and five pounds current money.
      To granddaughter Francis Burgess, negro girl Sarah, a bed and furniture, a cow and calf, a small chest, a dish, one bason, dozen plates, eight pounds current money.
      To granddaughter Priscilla Lomax, five pounds current money.
      To grandson Thomas Burgess, twelve pounds current money.
      To my four children, Hezekiah Franklin, Zephaniah Franklin, Francis Boucher Franklin and Benedicta Gray, remainer of my estate not mentioned in my will.
      Executor: sons Zephaniah Franklin and, Francis Boucher Franklin
      Signed: October 29, 1790 Priscilla Franklin
      Wit: Richard Barnes Senr., John Downing Franklin, William Johnso

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