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

Ethrelda McPherson

Female 1731 - 1782  (51 years)


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  • Name Ethrelda McPherson 
    Born 23 Aug 1731  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Aug 1782  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7528  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 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 John Chapman,   b. Jan 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1751  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Chapman,   b. 3 Oct 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1769, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Chapman,   b. 17 Nov 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [natural]
     3. William Chapman,   b. 1 Mar 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 13 years)  [natural]
     4. John Dr. Chapman,   b. 6 Nov 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1790, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     5. Thomas Hendley Chapman,   b. 10 Sep 1761, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 8 years)  [natural]
     6. Jane Etheldra Chapman,   b. 9 Nov 1762, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1785, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     7. Henry Henley Chapman,   b. 9 Jun 1764, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1821, Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     8. Samuel Chapman,   b. 5 Dec 1767, Glen Albin, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1826, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     9. Barbara Anne Chapman,   b. 18 Aug 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1824, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F5145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • iii. Ethrelda MCPHERSON was born 23 AUG 1731 in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland, and died 29 AUG 1782 in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland. She married John Grant CHAPMAN 8 AUG 1751 in Charles County, Maryland. He was born JAN 1724/25 in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland, and died 28 JAN 1801 in Charles County, Maryland.
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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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      William Macpherson 35.73 A CH £355.16.2 £422.19.10 Jun 1 1763
      Sureties: Henry Acton, Thomas Macpherson.
      Received from: James Adams, John Powell, Bayne Smallwood.
      Payments to: Dr. Gustavus Brown, Hugh Mitchell, Benjamin Naile, Dr. Charles Neale, George Clarke, Andrew Monrow, John Hanson, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Daniel Jenifer.
      Legatees: Ethildra Chapman.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to: Ethildra Chapman, Henry Macpherson, Alexander Macpherson (aged 14), Katherine Macpherson (aged 6). Executrix: Barbara Macpherson
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      Children of Etheldra MCPHERSON and John CHAPMAN are:
      i. Anne CHAPMAN was born 3 OCT 1752, and died 31 JAN 1769.
      ii. Elizabeth CHAPMAN was born 17 NOV 1754, and died 26 DEC 1766.
      iii. William CHAPMAN was born 1 MAR 1756.
      iv. John CHAPMAN was born 6 NOV 1758, and died 18 MAY 1790. He married Sarah FOWKE.
      v. Thomas Hendley CHAPMAN was born 10 SEP 1761.
      vi. Jane Etheldra CHAPMAN was born 9 NOV 1762, and died 25 MAY 1785.
      vii. Henry Hendley CHAPMAN was born 9 JUN 1764 in Charles County, Maryland, and died 5 DEC 1821 in Georgetown, Washington D. C..
      viii. Samuel CHAPMAN was born DEC 1767, and died 2 OCT 1825 in Williamsport, MD.
      ix. Barbara Anne CHAPMAN was born 18 AUG 1770 in Charles County, Maryland, and died in Charles County, Maryland.

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