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

Henry Boughan

Male Bef 1697 - Aft 1746  (> 51 years)


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  • Name Henry Boughan 
    Born Bef 1697  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1746  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I130029  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 

    Father Henry Boughan,   b. Bef 1658,   d. 16 May 1738, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah MNU Boughton,   d. Aft 1737, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F49110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Henry Boughan,   b. Bef 1731, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F52116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === godson henry Boughan
      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 232-234
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN. I HENRY BROWN of the County of Essex and Parish of South ffarnham being in good health of body and of sound and perfect memory praise be therefore given to Almighty God for the same do make & ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following, That is to say first and principally I commend my Soul into the hands of almighty God and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as touching the disposition of all temporal Estate as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give and dispose thereof as followeth.
      Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my Son HENRY BROWN all my land that lies on the South side of the Horse Path leading round the lower side of my plantation Beginning at corner Ash in the mouth of a small branch that runs into the Middle Branch by the side of the sd Horse Path running in the sd Branch to a Spanish oak at the head of the sd branch and thence along as the Horse Path goes now to a red oak over by READ so along the line of WILLIAM GATEWOOD to him his heirs lawfully begotten for Ever & in case my sd Son Henry Brown should die without issue that then the sd Land to fall to my Son MORDECAI BROWN to him and his heirs lawfully begotten for Ever
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Son JOHN BROWN all the rest of my land that lies on the North side of the aforesd dividing branch and the aforesd mark't trees of the dividing line of my Son Henry's to him my sd Son John Brown and his heirs lawfully begotten for ever and incase my sd Son John should die without issue that then the sd Land to fall to my Son RICHARD to him and his heirs lawfully begotten for ever.
      Item I lend my now dwelling plantation to my loving Wife KEZIAH BROWN during her life or widowhood. Item my will and desire is that in case my two sons Henry and Mordecai both die without issue that then their part of my sd land to fall to my Son Richard to him and his heirs lawfully begotten for ever.
      Item my will and desire is in case my two sons John and Richard should die without issue that then their part of the land fall to my Son Mordecai to him and his heirs lawfully begotten forever.
      Item If all my sons should die without issue that then all my land to be equally divided between my two Daughters JANE and KEZIAH BROWN to them and their heirs lawfully begotten of their bodies for ever.
      Item If all my children should die without issue lawfully begotten that then my land to fall to my Godson HENRY BOUGHAN to him and his heirs lawfully begotten forever.
      item I give to my Son Henry Brown one gun and my great Table after his mothers decease.
      Item I give under my son John Brown my short Trumpet muzzle gun.
      Item I give and bequeath to my Daughter Jane Brown a feather bed & furniture and one cow
      and the Mollatto boy Hazzard after her mothers decease.
      Item I give to my Son Henry Brown one shilling.
      Item I give to my son John Brown one shilling.
      Item I lend all the rest of my estate of what nature and kind whatsoever to my loving Wife Keziah Brown during her natural life and widowhood and afterwards to be equally divided amongst my three youngest children.
      Item I doe hereby constitute and appoint my loving Wife Keziah Brown and my loving Son Henry Brown full and whole Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoaking disannulling and making void all former wills and bequests by me heretofore made and appointing this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form aforesd. IN WITNESS whereof I the sd Henry Brown have set my hand and seal this Thirteenth day of Septemb r One thousand seven hundred and thirty three.
      In presence of THOMAS BARKER, Henry Brown
      FRANCIS BROWN, GEORGE RADFORD
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the xvith day of April MDCCXXXIV
      This last Will and Testament of Henry Brown decd was presented in Court by both the Executors therein named who made oath thereto and being also proved by the oaths of Thomas Barker & George Radford two of the witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded
      ===
      1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 200-201
      THIS INDENTURE made the 17 day of May in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and Thirty One between FRANCIS BROWN of the Parish of Southfarnham in County of Essex of one part and HENRY BOUGHAN JUNIOR of the Parish and County aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that sd FRANCIS BROWN for the sum of one thousand pounds of tobacco & cask hath sold unto the sd HENRY BOUGHAN JUNR. his heirs and assigns forever all the right which is or shall hereafter become due to the sd FRANCIS BROWN to a certain parcell of land in the Parish and County aforesaid containing fifty acres bounded begining at the BRIDGE called HENRY BROWNS BRIDGE by the mouth of a Branch thence up the sd Branch to a Spring in THOMAS WOODS old field now belonging to JOHN CROXTON thence North Westerly along the dividing line between the sd JOHN CROXTON and FRANCIS BROWN and from thence along the dividing line to the main Branch called the MIDDLE BRANCH thence up the sd Branch to the begining and all Houses, buildings, Orchards and Commodities whatsoever to the same belonging To Have and To Hold unto him the said HENRY BOUGHAN JUNR, his heirs and assignes forever. In Witness whereof I the sd FRANCIS BROWN have set my hand and Seale
      in presence of us THOMAS BARKER, FRANCIS BROWN
      JOHN BOUGHAN, HENRY BROWN
      At a Court held for Essex County on the XVIIIth day of May MDCCXXXI
      FRANCIS BROWN acknowledged this his Deed of land indented with livery & seizen
      thereon endorsed to HENRY BOUGHAN JUNR which is admitted to record
      ===
      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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      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 124-126
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eighteenth day of May in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty seven Between DANIEL DOBYNS of Parish of Southfarnham and County of Essex of one part and HENRY BOUGHAN of the County and Parish aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that DANIEL DOBYNS in consideration of sum of Twenty pounds current money of Virga: to him in hand paid by HENRY BOUGHAN, by these presents do bargain sell and confirm unto HENRY BOUGHAN his heirs all the Estate right title and demand which is or shall hereafter become due to said DANIEL DOBYNS concerning a certain parcell of Land or Woodland Ground containing by estimation One hundred acres more or less lying in County and Parish aforesaid, Forty acres part thereof being that part of land that was sold by JOHN COLE and ANN his Wife to MARY ASBY by the said COLEs Deed to said SHARP bearing date the Sixteenth day of Ocotber one thousand Six hundred and Seventy three may fully appear [Mis. MARY SHARPE of Rappak: County aforesd, Daughter of Mr, JOHN SHARPE deceased]; the other part being all that Divident of Land that was given by WILLIAM COVINGTON to his Son in Law, WILLIAM BROTHERS, as by said COVINGTONs Deed to said BROTHERS bearing date the third day of April in year one thousand Six hundred and eighty three may appear; all which land was purchased by said DOBYNS of EDWARD RYLEY as by said RYLEYs Deed to said DOBYNS may appear; Together with all houses orchards profitts and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold the land and appurtenances unto HENRY BOUGHAN and to his heirs sufficiently indemnified from all Incumbrances to be held of our Sovereign Lord the King his heirs by the quitrents accustomed and do warrent the same; In Witness whereof the said DANIEL DOBYNS hath affixed his hand and seal the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of us
      THOS: BARKER, DANIEL DOBYNS
      ELIZA: her mark COLE
      ROBT COLE
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 19th day of May Anno Domini 1747 THOMAS BARKER, ELIZABETH COLE and ROBERT COLE made oath that they did see DANIEL DOBYNS sign seal and acknowledge this Deed of Feoffment Indented together with the Livery of Seizen thereon endorsed to HENRY BOUGHAN to be his act and deed which on motion of said HENRY was admitted to record and is truly recorded
      Test JOHN LEE, Cl Cur

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