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

John Franklin Gray

Male 1771 - 1830  (58 years)


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  • Name John Franklin Gray 
    Born 24 Nov 1771  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1830  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I102652  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Benedicta Franklin,   b. Bef 1758, Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1774  Durham Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F39970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book WDM-15, 1825-1833; {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 367.
      John Franklin Gray, Will, June 23, 1830; July 5, 1830
      I, John Franklin Gray of CC, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding;
      To brother Alexander Gray, my plantation whereon I now reside, commonly called and known by the name of "Chinguipin"together with 88 acres of land adjoin which I bought of Robert Fergusson being part of a tract of land called "Middleton Resurveyed". Alson negroes Jess (carpenter), Jacob, Rose and Dianna.
      To brother Robert Gray, a tract called "The Mansion" containing 116 acres.
      To Joseph Gray, Benedicta Gray and Matilda Gray, children of brother Robert Gray, my tract of land called "Double Trouble Resurveyed" together with 91 acres adjoining which I purchased of the heirs of Joseph Young deceased being a part of a tract called "The Three Sisters".
      To brother Joseph Gray, all the monies due by him to me on mortgate bond note or otherwise.
      To children of sister Priscilla McConnell 2,000 dollars.
      To children of sister Elizabeth Grim 1,000 dollars.
      Item: the balance and residue of my estate equally divided in three part, 1/3 to brother Robert Gray, 1/3 to the children of brother Joseph Gray and 1/3 to the children of my sister Elizabeth Grim
      Executor: brothers Alexander Gray and Robert Gray
      Signed: June 23, 1830 John Franklin Gray
      Wit: Henry C. Bruce, William Posey, Thomas Price
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 547.
      Francis Boucher Franklin, Will and Codicil, September 23, 1796; December 23, 1799
      I, Francis Boucher Franklin of CC being in health of body of sound disposing mind memory and understanding
      To daughter Ann Loyd Franklin, the sum of five pounds current money
      To daughter Priscilla Franklin, one half of my personal estate after debts and expenses and the above legacy to her sister are paid.
      To son Francis Franklin, the remaining moiety or other half of my said personal estate.
      To daughter Priscilla Franklin, two tracts of lands, to wit; the land I bought of John Russell first called Fish Pond and after it was resurveyed called Russell's Trouble containing 119 acres, also land bought from the late Major Robert Sennett called the Three Sisters containing 130 acres
      To son Francis Franklin, all my other lands or real estate.
      Executor: son Francis Franklin
      Signed: September 23, 1796 Frans B. Franklin
      Wit: November 30, 1799 Robert Ferguson, John Ferguson, John Cottrell
      Codicil: whereas I have purchased a tract of land from the trustees for the late General Smallwoods estate, a tract called Small Profit, containing 403 acres, I devise it to my son Francis Boucher upon him paying the trustees the balance
      Signed: November 30, 1799 Frans B. Franklin
      Wit: Robert Ferguson, John Franklin Gray, William May

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