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

Thomas McPherson

Male 1726 - Bef 1784  (< 57 years)


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  • Name Thomas McPherson 
    Born 20 Jul 1726  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 22 Jan 1784  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7525  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 

    Father William McPherson,   b. Between 1692 and 1693, Dalraddy, Badenoch, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1752, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Barbara Acton,   b. 1707, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1797, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1725  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Fendall Hanson,   b. 1731, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married Abt 1747  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Hanson McPherson,   b. Bef 1755, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1815, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Elizabeth Hanson McPherson,   b. Bef 1758, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1800 and 1816, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Fendall McPherson,   b. Bef 1765, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1784, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 19 years)  [natural]
     4. Samuel McPherson,   b. Bef 1772, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
     5. Thomas McPherson,   b. 1775,   d. Bef 20 May 1829, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years)  [natural]
     6. Elizabeth Hanson McPherson,   b. Bef 1776, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years)  [natural]
     7. Benedicta McPherson,   b. Bef 1780, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 14 years)  [natural]
     8. Catherine McPherson,   b. Bef 1780, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1824, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years)  [natural]
     9. Margaret Beale McPherson,   b. Bef 1780, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1897, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 119 years)  [natural]
     10. Robert Hanson McPherson,   b. Bef 1780, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 14 years)  [natural]
     11. Barbara Acton McPherson,   b. 1765, Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1833 and 1840, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F1193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1791-1798 Charles County MD Administration Accounts
      Page 81. Thomas Mcpherson - Final A/C & Distribution; £682.5.0 £629.16.10-3/4 Jul 9 1792
      Sureties: Samuel Hanson Jr., Hezekiah Garner
      Payments to: John Robinson, Doctor Brown, John Brewer, Thomas H. Ridgate, Wm Mollison
      Representatives: 9 children; Mary Hanson, Wm Hanson, Bendictor, Elizabeth Thomas, Barbara Acton, Catharine, Samuel, Robert Hanson, Margaret Bell {Beale}
      Mentions: Balance to be disposed according to law £629.16.10-3/4
      Administrator: William Hanson McPherson and William McPherson
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      MACATEE, EDMOND, Charles Co. 15 Sep, 1764 ; 31 Oct,. 1764
      Wife Mary Macatee and dau, Agness Macatee., the plantation I now dwell on and after their decease to son Thomas Macatee.
      Whereas I formerly made over to my son Thomas the plantation he now dwells on.
      Grandson James Maccatee, son of William, my best coat.
      Residue of wearing apparel to son John Macatee.
      Grandson Edmund Macatee, son of James, heifer and calf.
      To son William Maccatee, 5 lbso
      To wife Mary 1/3 of personal estate.
      To dau. Elizabeth cow and calf.
      Remaining estate to my children: John Maccatee, William Maccatee, Thomas Maccatee, Mary Dyar, Eleanor Sanders, Anne Osburn, Rosamond Maccatee and Agness Maccatee.
      Whereas James Maccatee and Rosamond (above exprest), wife of said James, hath set up a pretended title to a Negro woman called Jean - that if they set up any claim after my decease then Rosamond to be entitled to no part of my estate,
      Wit: Thomas McPherson, Dan McPherson, John McPherson. 33.4
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      Annastatia Crapper 5.66 D CH £206.5.3 Aug 5 1767
      Sureties: Thomas McPherson, George Clements.
      Distribution to; poor relations (unnamed) at discretion of priest of Pompret Chapple.
      Executor: Leonard Green,
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      MCPHERSON, WILLIAM, Charles Co. 14 Nov 1751; 11 Mar 1752
      To wife Barbara McPherson, 168 A., tract called the "Dalready Second Addition".
      To son Thomas McPherson, of tract called "Brierwood" which I bought of Thomas Boarman Mudd., deed dated 14 June 1749 and 50 A., of tract called "The Dalready."
      To son, Daniel McPherson, 75 A., of tract "Brierwood" which I bought of Thomas Boarman Mudd,, deed dated 21 April 1750, and 62 A. of tract called "The Dalready Second Addition,"
      To son John McPherson, 173 A. which I bought of John Pain
      To son William McPherson, 168 A., called "The Dalready' and "The Dalready Second Addition," after the decease of my wife.
      To son Henry McPherson. colt,, and the fold of a mare.
      To son Alexander 500 pounds of tobacco,
      To dau. Etheldra Chapman, Negro girl Jane. Remainder to be equally divided among wife Barbara McPherson, son Henry McPherson, son Alexander McPherson, dau. Catharine McPherson. Desire my sons Henry McPherson, Alexander McPherson, William McPherson and John McPherson receive into their possession their estates as they arrive at the age of 18.
      Wife Barbara, extx,
      Wit: John Stoddert, Miles McDaniel, William Henderson, 28, 291.
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      GREEN, LEONARD, Charles Co. 18 Apr 1755; 28 April 1755
      To eldest son Leonard Greene 100 a., pt of "Phinix's Mannor," St. Mary's County, also 75 a. of "Greens Inheritance," Charles Co.
      Remaining pt. of "Greens inheritance," 100 a. pt of St. Mathews and 18 a. called the Mount, all lyinq in Charles Co. to be divided among son Robert Green, bro. Cuthbart Green and bro. Francis Green.
      Personalty to my sons Leonard Green and Robert Green and daus Martha Green and Mary Anne Sewell Green.
      Joseph Doyne. ex.
      Wit: Thos. Hussey Luckett, John Gates, Thos. Mcpherson. 29. 372
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      GAMBRA, RICHARD, Charles Co. 24 Oct, 1758: 15 Mar, 1760
      To wife Eleanor Gambra, dwelling plantation called "Thames Street," and 200 a., pt. of tract "Laurel Branch," If I should have no child by wife Eleanor then all the estate left to wife, after her death, should go to son Richard Gambra.
      Wife, extx.
      Wits Thos. MacPherson, Thomas Hanson, Wm, Hanson. 30.843
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      Mr. Josias Hanson 81.319 CH £259.1.9 Aug 16 1763 Sep 15 1763
      Appraisers: Joseph M. Semmes, Roger Smith.
      Creditors: Daniel Jenifer attorney for John Mitchel, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer.
      Next of kin: T. McPherson, Henry McPherson.
      Administrator: Samuel Hanson.
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      Elisabeth Clements 111.257 -- £2.8.3 Dec 1 1772 Mar 18 1773
      Appraisers: Thomas McPherson, Daniel McPherson, Jr
      ===
      Henry McPherson 122.368 CH £523.11.11 Aug 15 1775 Jan 8 1776
      Appraisers: Peter Dent, George Tubman.
      Creditors: J. H. Stone for Christian Stine, W.H.Jenifer for Craik & Jenifer.
      Next of kin: Thomas McPherson, Barbara McPherson:
      Administratrix: Benedicta McPherson (widow).
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      MACATEE, MARY, Charles Co.; 8 Nov 1774; 21 Dec 1774
      To grandchildren, children of my son John Nevitt, Negro man
      John Cooke, beds, pots, blankets, stock, to be in possession of
      my son John Nevitt during life then to his children
      To grandson William Miles Nevitt, son of Richard Nevitt, furniture, stock
      To grandson John Tennison, son of my dau Elizabeth Tennison, stock,
      400 lbs tobacco
      To dau Ann Birch, Negro woman Lucy, 1000 lbs tobacco, book
      To dau Rosamond Macatee, stock, pewter
      To grandson John Nevitt, Jr., Negro man Ben, stock, wearing apparel
      To grandson Charles Nevitt, stock, iron pot
      To daus: Ann Birch and Rosamond Macatee, wearing apparel
      To son and grandson John Nevitt, Will'm Miles Nevitt, residue
      To son John Nevitt, ex., if he dies grandson Will'm Miles Nevitt, ex.
      Wit: Barbara McPherson; Catherine McPherson; Thos. McPherson
      40.168
      ===
      CENSUS OF 1775-1778
      Page 300 MARYLAND RECORDS-CHARLES COUNTY
      PORT TOBACCO WEST HUNDRED, TAKEN BY P. FARNANDIS, CONSTABLE
      McPherson, Thomas
      McPherson, Daniel
      McPherson, William
      McPherson, John
      McPherson, William, Jr.
      McPherson, Basil
      McPherson, John, Sr.
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      Abbreviations Adopted for Column Headings to Conserve Space.
      [1], [2], etc. "No. of Lot or Plat."
      (A) "Date of Lease."
      (B) "To Whom Leased."
      (C) "No. of Acres."
      (D) "Tenant in Possession."
      (E) "Annual Rent."
      (F] "Alien-Fine," "Fines Due."
      (G) "Quality of the Land." ."
      (H) " Improvements."
      (K) "Price per Acre."
      (L) "On What Lives or Term of Years," "now held."
      (M) "Ages of the Persons mentioned in the Lease & other remarks."
      (M1) "Incumbrances or Lives and Ages

      State of His Lordships Manor of Pangaiah in Charles County, January, 1768

      44. (A) Dec 25, 1743; (B) William McPherson ; (C) 22; (D) William
      McPherson; (E) 0-2-11; (F) 0-11-8; (L) Thomas McPherson, Danl.
      McPherson, Henry McPherson; (M) Thos. 40, Henry 31, Danl. 38.

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      Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State Archives
      MARYLAND INDEXES
      (Assessment of 1783, Index)
      1783
      Charles County
      MSA S 1437

      Barbara McPherson. Dall Ready, pt, 168 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 2. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      Benedicta McPherson. St. Matthews, pt, 100 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 7. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      Benedicta McPherson. Pangiah Manor, pt, 72 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 6. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      Daniel McPherson. Dallready, pt, 62 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 3. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      Daniel McPherson. Bryerwood, pt, 75 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 1. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      Thomas McPherson. Bryerwood, pt, 100 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 1. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      Thomas McPherson. Dall Ready, pt, 50 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 2. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48
      William McPherson. Dall Ready Second Addition, pt, 22 acres. CH 5th District, Land Page 2. MSA S 1161-5-2 1/4/5/48

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