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

Henry Boughan

Male Bef 1658 - 1738  (> 80 years)


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  • Name Henry Boughan 
    Born Bef 1658 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 May 1738  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I116923  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father James Boughan,   b. Bef 1635,   d. Between 1672 and 1678, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Winifred MNU Boughan,   b. Bef 1639,   d. Aft 1672, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F26166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah MNU Boughton,   d. Aft 1737, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Boughan,   b. Bef 1685,   d. Aft 1747, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)  [natural]
     2. Henry Boughan,   b. Bef 1697, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1746, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)  [natural]
     3. Anne Boughan,   b. Bef 1717, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1733, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F49110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 121-122
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I HENRY BOUGHAN of Southfarnham Parish in the County of Essex do make this my last Will and Testament Revokeing and disannulling all other Wills or Testaments hertofore made by me First my will is that all my just debts be duly payed.
      ITEM I lend to my dear & loving Wife SARAH BOUGHAN all my Estate Enduring her Widowhood and my will and pleasure is that if my Wife SARAH BOUGHAN shood marry that my Son JAMES BOUGHAN and my Son HENRY BOUGHAN shall take my children & their Estates out of the hands of my Wife.
      ITEM I lend to my Wife SARAH BOUGHAN thirty seven acres of land that now WM. HARPER lives on induring her Widowhood and at the day of her marriage or the day of her death then I give & bequeath to my Son JAMES BOUGHAN that parsell of land & all the rest of my land to him & his heirs forever. My will and pleasure is that my young children that is not shoold have reasonable schooling & that my Estate bair ye charge of their schooling and keeping. ITEM I give to JOHN BALL twelve peace or one shilling.
      ITEM I give WM. HARPER twelve peace or one shilling.
      ITEM I give EDWARD BARKER twelve peace or one shilling.
      ITEM I give my Son HENRY BOUGHAN one young horse about three years old to him & his heirs forever.
      ITEM I do appoint & ordain constitute my dear and loveing Wife & my Son JAMES BOUGHAN & my Son HENRY BOUGHAN Executors to this my last Will and Testament to Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and fixd my seal this 20th day of January one thousand seven hundred & thirty one In presence of DAVID SCOTT,
      HENRY BOUGHAN
      AMEY SCOTT, HENRY PERCY
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the XVIth day of May MDCCXXXVIII This last Will and Testament of HENRY BOUGHAN deced was presented in Court by SARAH BOUGHAN one of the Executors therein named who make oath thereto & being also proved by the oaths of DAVID SCOTT and HENRY PERCY two of the Witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 121-122
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we SARAH BOUGHAN, JOHN PICKETT & THOMAS BARKER are held and firmly bound unto THOMAS WARING, SALVATOR MUSCOE, ALEXR PARKER & BENJMIN WINSLOW gent Justices of the County of Essex in the sum of one hundred pounds Sterling Witness our hands and seals this XVIth day of May MDCCXXXVIII
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if ye above bound SARAH BOUGHAN Exrx of ye last Will and Testament of HENRY BOUGHAN deced do make or cause to be made a true & perfect inventory of all the goods chattels and credits of the said Deced and so made do exhbit or cause to be exhibited in the County Court of Essex at such time as she shall be thereunto required by the sd Court & further do make a just and true account of her actings & doings therein when thereto required by the sd Court and do well and truly pay and deliver all the legacies contained & specified in the sd Testament as far as the sd goods chattels & credits will thereunto extend according to the value thereof & the Law shall charge her then this obligation to be voi and of none effect
      SARAH BOUGHAN
      JNO. PICKETT THOS. BARKER
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the XVIth day of May MDCCXXXVIII (those bound) acknowledged this bond to be their act and deed which is ordered to be recorded
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 143-144
      IN OBEDIENCE to an order of Essex County Court bearing date ye 16th day of May 1738 and by continuance of the sd order by the Order of the said Court bearing date the 20th day of June 1738 We the Subscribers being appointed to appraise the Estate of HENRY BOUGHAN deced do make our report thereof as follows (Vizt) . items listed and valued to total Forty Six pounds Four shilling seven pence 1/2 .. (some items being) . . cattle, 14 geese, hogs, lambs, a young horse; feathers beds, chests, tables & chairs; 3 old guns; an old looking glass; an old walking cane; some old books; 3 pr knitting needles, pr of Tobo. Tongs small trunk & sifter; an old looine, 559 lbs of Tobo The above estate appraised this 12th day of July 1738 by us
      SARAH BOUGHAN JOHN FARGESON
      JOHN HAILE JUNR., JOS. MAN
      At a Court continued and held for Essex County at Tappa. the XIXth day of July
      MDCCXXXVIII This Inventory and Appraisment of the Estate of HENRY BOUGHAN deced
      was returned and ordered to be recorded

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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 76. The Will of Major James Boughan.
      "Robert Coleman of the Parish of So Farnham in the County of Essex Gent aged about fifty six years Deposeth and saith that on the fourteenth day of January in the year of our Lord x x 1711 x x this Deponent was sent for by Major James Boughan late Decd in his life time to come to him the said Boughan x x the said Boughan did then desire this Deponent to make his x x will x x x First I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Frances Stark the wife of John Stark x x Land x in King William County containing about two hundred acres Purchased by me of Henry Kirby x x x and my bay mare
      x x I give unto my Grandson Thomas Stark the colt that now belongs to my bay mare
      x x I give unto my loving daughter Elizabeth ffisher one gold ring of Twenty shillings
      I give unto Susanna Jones one Cow and calf and one gold ring of Twenty shillings
      I give and bequeath unto my loving son John Boughan one gold ring of Twenty shillings price
      I lend unto my Brother Henry Boughan one Third part of my water mill dureing his natural life x x and I give my Brother Henry all my wearing cloaths
      I give and bequeath unto my beloved Grandson James Boughan the son of my son James Boughan all my land and plantation whereon I now live together with my water mill and all that tract of Land I bought of the Holts together with my old Plantation and Land and a Small Island of Land and Marsh lying before my doore", he failing in heirs then to "Grandson John Boughan son of my son James Boughan", and ho failing in heirs to brother Henry Boughan and he failing to heir next of blood.
      Balance of Estate to son James Boughan, he to be sole Exor. Dated 14th January 1711. "And this Deponent further saith that after he made the will x x the said Major James Boughan did sign and seal publish and declare the said will so made by this Deponent to be his last will and Testament in the presence of this Deponent one John Chamberlain Anne Atkins and the aforesaid Susanna Jones and that the said Major James Boughan then did bid the said Chamberlain Atkins and this Deponent to take notice that he the said Major James Boughan was not mad nor drunk but was in his right Senses x x".
      signed Robert Coleman
      page 77. "At a Court held for Essex County the 11th day of July 1712 Robert Coleman made oath to this his Deposition which by the order of August Court 1712 is Recorded as the will of James Boughan Decd"
      Test
      Richard Buckner Cl Cur
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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 175-176
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come, Know yee that I JAMES BOUGHAN doe for ye singular love & affection I beare to my Brother, JOHN BOUGHAN, HENRY BOUGHAN, & ALEXANDER BOUGHAN, I doe freely give & confirme to them ye said JNO., HENRY & ALEXANDR: BOUGHAN, my whole right & interest of that Pattent wch was in Cnpartnership between THOMAS HARPER & my Father lately deced, bearing date ye eight day of Octobr. 1672; to be equally devided between my aforesaid Brothers, To have and to hold ye same wth all rights thereunto belonging according to ye meaning of ye said Pattent from me ye said JAMES BOUGHAN & from my heires to my aforesaid Brothers provided Allwaies that none of my said Brothers shall at any time hereafter dispose of his or their pte. of ye said land to any Stranger or person wchever untill my said Brothers or my selfe doe refuse to buy it any thing herein conteyned to ye Contrary hereof in any wise notwithstanding, And I JAMES BOUGHAN doe likewise bind my selfe to acknowledge this Deed in Rappae: County Court when threunto required As Witness my hand & Seale this twenty ninth day of March 1678
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in
      prsence of us T HO: EDMUNDSON, JAMES BOUGHAN
      MARY EDMONDSON
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 5 die Junii 1678
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 98-99
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these prsents shall come We JOHN BOUGHAN & HENRY BOUGHAN of County of Rappa: send Greeting. Know yee that we the said JOHN BOUGHAN and HENRY BOUGHAN for divers good causes thereunto moveing and especially for the sume of fourty pounds Sterl: money in hand received have sold unto JNO: MOSS of the County of GLOSTER Foyer hundred acres of land being on the South side of Rappa PISCATICON POCOSON and begining at a marked white Oake standing on the mouth of a branch known by the name of the WESTERN BRANCH on the West side of the branch and thence tuning Southerly up the WESTERN BRANCH to Mr. JOSEPH GOODRICH his lyne and then Westerly along the said GOODRICH his lyne to a corner tree deviding this land and the land of THOMAS HARPER and thence along Northerly the lyne that devides this land and the land of the said HARPER to a corner white Oake standing upon or nigh the main Pocosson abovesaid, And thence Easterly down the said Pocosson to the place it first began To have and to hold unto the said JOHN MOSS and his heires with all appertnces: without hindrance of us the said JOHN BOUGHAN and HENRY or. heires and it is hereby further agreed upon the said JOHN BOUGHAN and HENRY BOUGHAN shall warrant and defend the said land from the clayme of any persons whatsoever In Testimony whereof wee the said JOHN BOUGHAN and HENRY BOUGHAN have sett or: hands and affixed or: seales this 2d day of Aprill 1684
      Signed Sealed & delivered in the prsence of us
      HENRY WATKINS, JOHN BOUGHAN
      JOHN JONES his marke HENR BOUGHAN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 2 die Aprillis 1684 et recor atr x9 die
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 356-357
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come, I JOHN BOUGHAN of the County of Rappa: send Greeting, Know yee that the sd JNO: BOUGHAN for divers good causes and valuable considerations me thereunto moveing and especially for Twenty pounds Sterling in hand paid have sold unto HENRY BOUGHAN of the said County One hundred acers of land be it more or less lying in Rappa: County and bounded as followeth: Beginning at a white Oake by PISCATACON PERCOSON by a small Island and running thence South, thence N: W. then W; N: W: to the TOWNE MARSH to JOSEPH GOODRICH line, thence by the WESTMORE BRANCH to the Maine Pocoson and finally down the sd Pocoson to the place where it first began; To have and to hold the sd land and premisses to the said HENRY BOUGHAN and his heires forever with all plantations houses gardens orchards woods waters and all other profitts belonging without the lett molestation or disburbance of me the sd JOHN BOUGHAN my heires the sd HENRY BOUGHAN his heires paying therefore yearely unto our Sovereigne Lord the King his heires the Rents usually due or which become due for the same and the sd JOHN BOUGHAN do for myself agree to warrant the sd land and pre- misses unto the said HENRY BOUGHAN from the claime of all persons whatsoever that shall pretend to lay claime; to the true performance whereof and of every article and agreement herein conteyned the sd JOHN BOUGHAN do oblige myselfe my heires unto the sd HENRY BOUGHAN his heires in the sum of 10000 lb. of Tobb: by virtue of these presents. In Witness whereof I the said JOHN BOUGHAN have hereunto sett our hands
      and seales the 1st day of June 1687
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      JAMES BAUGHAN, JOHN BOUGHAN
      THOMAS GAINES
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 1 die Junii 1687 et record 13th die
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 91
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these pr:sents shall come, I JAMES BOUGHAN of the County of Essex send Greeting. Know ye that I the said JAMES BOUGHAN for diverse good causes & especially for Twenty pounds Sterl: in hand paid have sold unto HENRY BOUGHAN of the County of GLOSTER, One hundred acres of land bounded as followeth begining at a white Oake by PISCATACON POCOSON by a small ISLAND & runing thence S: to the TOWNE MARSH to JOSEPH GOODRICHs line thence by the Westerne Branch of the Maine Pocoson & finally by the sd Pocoson to the place it first began. To have & to hold ye sd land & pr:misses to ye sd HENRY BOUGHAN and his heires forever with all plantacons houses gardens orchards belonging To have & to hold to him the said HENRY BOUGHAN his heires and assignes paying therefore yearly unto the King his heires & Successrs: ye Rents usually due which shall hereafter become due for the same, And the said JAMES BOUGHAN doe for himselfe his heires agree to warrant the said land from the clayme of any manner of persons whatsoever And further do promise unto the said HENRY BOUGHAN to the true p:formance whereof the said JAMES BOUGHAN doe obledge himselfe in the sums of Tenn Thousand pounds of tobaccoe and caske by vertue of these pr:sents. In Witness whereof I the said JAMES BOUGHAN have sett my hand and seale the 10th day of October in the yeare of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and one
      Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of
      WILLIAM YOUNG, JAMES BOUGHAN
      JOHN WATERS
      EDWARD DONOLAND
      Ackn.owleged in Essex County Court the 10th day of November 1701 and truely recorded
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      1701-1704 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 136
      THIS INDENTURE made ye tenth day of March in the first yeare of the Reigne of or: Sovrgne: Lady Ann over England &c. One thousand seven hundred & two Betweene HENRY BOUGHAN of Essex County of one part & JOHN AMIS of ye County of GLOUCESTER in Virginia of the other part. Witnesseth that I the said HENRY BOUGHAN for the entire sume of Fifty and five pounds Sterl, to me in hand paid have granted unto him the abovesaid JOHN AMIS and his heires & assignes forever the full & compleate quantity of Three hundred seventy and five acres of land granted by Pattent unto the abovesd HENRY BAUGHAN in the yeare of or: Lord One thousand Six hundred eighty and four scituate & being in Essex County and bounded beginning at a great corner marked Pine deviding this land and a tract of land belonging to Major GEORGE MORRIS & JAMES BOUGHAN and running thence to a corner stooping red Oake by a branch side, thence South East to a corner Pine on a poynt by the same branch, thence downe the same branch againe South to two corner white Oakes in the said branch belonging to THOMAS GAINES, thence along the said GAINES line East to a corner stooping red Oake at the head of a branch, thence North East to a great leaning white Oake ye head of a deep valley or bottom issueing out of a branch of HOSKINS CREEK, thence West North West to the begining place. To have & to hold the aforesd. Three hundred seventy and five acres of land & every part thereof with all ye rights to the same belonging unto him the aforesd. JNO. AMIS and to his heires and assignes forever, he paying unto her Majtie all such Quitt rents as shall become due for the same, And I the said HENRY BAUGHAN do further obleidge my selfe my heires that he the said JOHN AMIS his heires at all times forever hereafter peaceably hold and enjoy the hereby bargained without the lawful trouble of me or of my heires or any other p:sons whatsoever and I the said HENRY BAUGHAN do warrant ye before granted land to him his heires & assignes forever and to acknowledge the same together with my Wifes relinquishment of Dower therein at ye next Court that shall be held for ye sd County In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & affixed my Seale the day & yeare first written
      Signed sealed and delivered in the pr:sence of
      SALVATOR MUSCOE HENRY BOUGHAN
      WM. JOHNSON
      WM: ALLEN
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court ye 10th day of March 1702 & truely recorded (Performance Bond in the sum of One hundred and ten pounds Steil., 10th of March 1702)
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 103
      Deed of Gift. 10 July 1705.-Henry Boughan gives his son James Boughan 100 acres to be taken immediately after his death, it being the plantation he lives on. Adjs Piscattaway Piokoson, land formerly belonging to Coll Thomas Goodrich and now to John Fargeson, and so along Fargeson's line to the Western branch and down the branch to Main Pickoson, etc,
      Wit: Signed Henry x Boughan
      John Boughan
      James Boughan Junr. Rec 10 July 1705.
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      1711-1714 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 8, Beverley Fleet]; Page 168. Deed, 14 Jan. 1713/14. James Boughan, Senr., planter, of South Farnham Par. son and heir of James Boughan of same Par., deceased, sells Henry Boughan, planter, of the same Par., all rights in acres of land formerly in co-partnership between Thomas Harper and his grandfather James Boughan, both deceased, and formerly given by a Deed under the hand of his father James Boughan to John Boughan, Henry Boughan and Alexander Boughan, dated 29th March 1678, the original patent dated 8 Oct. 1672. Wit:
      James Edmondson signed James Boughan
      Jos Baker
      Reoorded 14 Jan. 1713/14
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      1733-1735 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 43-44
      TO ALL PEOPLE I HENRY BOUGHAN of the County of Essex & Parrish of Southfarnham for natural affection and fatherly love I bear unto my well beloved Daughter ANN the Wife of THOMAS BARKER of the County aforesd have given unto the said Thomas Barker and Ann his Wife a certain parcel of land in the County & Parish aforesd containing Thirty seven acres being all that parcell of land that was granted to me Henry Boughan by Pattent by the Right Honble ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD Esqr. as by sd Pattent dated the 28th day of April in the year 1711 in the 10th year of the Reign of our Late Sovereigne the Lady Queen Ann. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of November 1733.
      In presence of HENRY PURKINS JR., Henry Boughan
      JONATHAN JONES
      At a Court held for Essex County the XXth day of November MDCCXXXIII
      This Deed of Gift indented is recorded.

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      1710-1719 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 3
      HENRY BOUGHAN, of Essex Co; 37 act. (N. L.) in sd. Co; bet. land formerly Goodriche's & larid granted James Boughan & Thomas Harper, on branches of Pescattaway Cr; by the Town Marsh; 28 Apr. 1711, p. 14. Imp. of; Thomas Wright.

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