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

John Bryan

Male 1719 -

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  • Name John Bryan 
    Born 1719  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I17943  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Bryan,   b. Abt 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1758, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine MNU Bryan,   d. Aft 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6274  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Indentured December 1722 to Thomas Hagen
      MITCHELL, THOMAS, Charles Co. 17 Mar, 1759
      17 Jan, 1770
      To children: Ignatius, Joseph, Notley, Leonard, Anne and Elizabeth, 1 so sterl.
      To son Notley Mitchell, land lying In Prince George's Co.; tract in Charles County called "Greenchace,"
      To dau. Mary, all personals; also plantation whereon I live, called "Sandy Level."
      Extx: Dau, Mary,
      Wit: Benj, Craycraft, Barnaby Cahill, John Brion [O'Bryan], 37, 589
      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (212). Lease. Aug 13, 1754 from John Pye of CC, to John Bryan of CC, for and in consideration of the rents, covenants, & services herein after mentioned, the lease of a tract of land called Bryons Choice, bounded by Mattawoman Cr, Manning's original beginning, containing 100 acres. The term of this lease is the natural lives of John Bryan, and his son, John Bryan. The rent for the 1st year is 400 lbs of good, sound, merchantable tobacco, and thereafter, 1000 lbs per year of good, sound, merchantable, picked and culled crop tobacco clear of cask and in 2 hogsheads, to be paid each May 1, and 2 bushels of good wheat to be paid each Sep 1, and 1 fat turkey at Christmas and 6 fat chickens at midsummer. If the rent is unpaid for 30 days, Pye may evict Bryan. Bryan shall plant 200 apple trees within the next 4 years. Bryan shall not cut down or sell any timber or wood or cut down timber or wood in a wasteful manner further than to clear the land for the plantation's use. If at any time there is more cut down for clearing the ground than is necessary for the plantation, Pye or his agents or servants may enter the premises and convert the same to such use as he or they shall think fit. Pye or his agents may cut down white oak timber in order to make plank or to convert into heading of pipe hogshead or barrel staves, or any black walnut or cherry tree or crooked ship timber which shall at any time grow on sd premises & to carry away the same, leaving sufficient timber for the use of sd plantation. It is agreed that 5 acres of the premises will be left uncut. Bryan will assist in preserving and keeping up the Neck fence as to keep other people's creatures out of the enclosures, Bryan having liberty for his creatures to run therein. The premises may not be assigned to any other tenants or under tenants unless leave is first asked of Pye.
      Signed - John Pye. Wit - Dan of St. Thos Jenifer, James
      Smallwood, Walter Hanson. Recorded Aug 14, 1754.

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