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

Mordecai Boughan

Male Abt 1748 - 1792  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name Mordecai Boughan 
    Birth Abt 1748  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 17 Sep 1792  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I132801  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Mordecai Boughan,   b. Bef 1690, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F4051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eve Deer,   b. 1752, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1801, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Boughan,   b. Abt 1776, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F52649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1791-1803 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book D; [Sparacio]; Page 61-62
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, I MORDECAI BOUGHAN in the County of Culpeper being of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. I recommend my Soul to God that gave it me .. and as for my temporal Estate . .
      „ Item I lend to my beloved Wife EVE BOUGHAN during her natural life or widowhood my house and lands and all my stocks of horses, cattle, hogs & sheep with every property that I possess but if my wife should marry again then I lend her the third part of my Estate during her life
      Item After my Wife Eve Boughan decease I give to my children to wit HENRY BOUGHAN, SARAH BOUGHAN, SUSANNA BOUGHAN, LYSTRA BOUGHAN, JEREMIAH BOUGHAN, MORDECAI BOUGHAN, MOSES BOUGHAN & CATHERINE BOUGHAN, SIMON BOUGHAN, JOEL BOUGHAN and if my wife Eve should be delivered of a child within nine months after my decease then that with the rest of my children above named I give the whole of my Estate of lands stocks and all my property to be divided between them and their heirs for ever equally.
      Item I leave my beloved Wife Eve Boughan Executrix and JOHN BROWN Executor of this my last Will and Testament . In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 19th day of June 1792,
      Presence of VINCENT BOUGHAN, Mordecai Boughan
      WILLIAM WALL, JAMES DAVIS
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 17th day September 1792
      This last Will and Testament of Mordecai Boughan decd was exhibited to the Court by Eve Boughan the Executrix therein named and was proved by the oaths of Vincent Boughan and William Wall two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. John Brown the Executor therein named came into Court and refused to take upon himself the burthen of the Execution thereof and on the motion of the said Executrix a Certificate is granted her for obtaining a probat thereof in due form she having made oath thereto and given Bond and security according to Law.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 685-87.
      13 July 1765. Henry Boughan and Jean his wife of Broumfield Parish, Culpeper County, to Mordecai Boughan of same. For £50 current money. All right, title, profit and advantage in any way belonging to me by, from or under the last will and testament of Hezekiah Brown of Essex County, lately
      deceased. Henry Boughan
      Jean (X) Boughan
      William Myrtle, Philip Gaines, Richard (H) Boughan.
      15 Aug. 1765. Proved by William Mirtle, Phillip Gains and Richd. Boughan.

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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 73-75
      This Indenture made 17th May 1770 between RICHARD BOUGHAN and ANN his Wife of County of Culpeper and MORDECAI BOUGHAN of same .. in consideration of sum Twenty pounds current money of Virginia have granted unto Mordecai Boughen 119 acres in Culpeper County and Brumfield Parish in the great fork of Rappahannock River and on the branches of Poly Run bounded beginning at a white oak corner to JOHN GENT and runs thence with his line North to three red oaks in a bottom a corner to Vincent Boughan thence with his line to a corner of JOHN BROWN fence to two pines corner to the GLEBE LAND to the beginning
      Presence: William Allen, Richard Boughan
      William Peirce, James Bramham Ann Boughan
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 17th May 1770 This Indenture of Feoffment ordered to be recorded, previous to which the said Ann was first privily examined as the Law directs.
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      1791-1803 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book D; [Sparacio]; Page 75
      Agreeable to an Order of Culpeper County Court to us directed bearing date September Court 1792 We the Subscribers being first sworn for the purpose have valued and appraised the personal estate of MORDECAI BOUGHAN deced as followeth .... items listed and valued to total 173 pounds 12/4 .. made by appraisers ZACHARIAH WALLS, DANIEL BROWN, GEORGE PASSONS
      At Court held for Culpeper County the 17th December 1792
      This Inventory of the Estate of Mordecai Boughan was returned into Court and ordered to be recorded.
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      1778-1779 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book I; [Antient Press]; Page 23
      I JEREMIAH DEER of the County of Culpeper I do hereby give to MORDECAI BOUGHAN one Bay mare black main and Tail and saddle branded on the near buttock about four feet seven 9 or eight inches high Star in her forehead snip on her nose I do hereby Warrant the said Mare aginst all persons whatsoever. Witness my hand this 5th day of April 1778.
      VINCENT BOUGHAN, Jeremiah Deer
      AMBROSE BROWN, JOHN ONEIL
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 17th of August 1778
      This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded.
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      1790-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 236-238
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ALEXANDER RIDER of County of Culpeper by these presents do bargain & sell and transfer unto MORDECAI BAUGHAN of County aforesaid the following stocks of horses cattle sheep & hogs together with household and kitchen furniture and utensils for planting and farming; (Vizt.) one sorrel Mare about twelve years old, one ditto Horse about six years of age, one sorrel Colt, one black Cow, one red & white Heifer, one black &white ditto; and one brindle Calf, one Sow, nine Sheep, two feather beds & furniture, furniture exclusive for one bed, one pewter dish, three ditto basons; six ditto plates, one pot, one Dutch oven, one shovel plow & one narrow ax, for the consideration of the sum of Twenty seven pounds nineteen shillings & four pence current money of Virginia to me in hand paid by MORDECAI BAUGHAN; To have and to hold the mare, horse and colt, sheep & hog, household and kitchen furniture & utensils for planting and farming unto MORDEACI BAUGHAN his heirs and I said ALEXANDER RIDER & my heirs shall warrant and by these presents forever defend the Mare and her increase, horse & colt and her increase, cattle & their increase sheep and sow and their increasse unto MORDECAI BAUGHAN his heirs free and clear from the just claim of any person; In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of December Anno Dom: 1790
      Seed & Delivered in the presence of
      VINCENT BAUGHAN, ALEXNR RIDER
      JOHN BROWN, WILLIAM ROSS
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 20th day of June 1791
      This Bill of Sale from ALEXANDER RIDER to MORDECAI BAUGHAN was acknowledged by the said ALEXANDER & ordered to be recorded
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur

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