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

Jane Browne

Female 1728 - Aft 1784  (> 57 years)


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  • Name Jane Browne  [1
    Born 1 Jun 1728  Rich Hill, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1784  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8763  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 

    Father Gustavus Dr Browne,   b. 10 Apr 1689, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1762, Rich Hill, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Fowke,   b. 2 Feb 1692, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1744, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1710  Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isaac Rev. Campbell,   b. Abt 1724, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1784, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 1754  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Isaac Campbell; Male; Birth: Rich Hill, , Charles, Maryland; Spouse: Jane or Jean Brown; Marr iage: 1754 ; Film Number: 184288
    Children 
     1. Jane Campbell,   b. 3 Mar 1755, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1802 and 1814, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
     2. William Campbell,   b. 28 Aug 1756, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Frederick County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     3. Gustavus Brown Campbell,   b. 22 Aug 1759, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Frances Campbell,   b. 14 Feb 1760, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Isaac Campbell,   b. 3 Jan 1761, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
     6. James Campbell,   b. 28 Mar 1763, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Richard Henry Campbell,   b. 1764, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. John Campbell,   b. 1766, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Mary Campbell,   b. 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Cecelia Anne Campbell,   b. 1773, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F6003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 368. The Revd Isaac Campbell's Will.
      This Dec 4, 1778, I, Isaac Campbell of CC, Clerk, enjoying at this present time of writing, my wonted understanding and judgment, but remembering the uncertainty of life, think fit to make this my will.
      To my wife - having the use & disposal of a landed estate lying on the NE side of Broad Run in Prince William County, Virginia, conveyed by the late Colo Charles Carter's executors in trust to the Revd James Scott, his son Capt. James Scott, & Cuthbert Bullet, esq, I give my wife the use of the third part of sd estate during her natural life, upon the following proviso: upon receiving 300 £sterling from her father as her fortune, I passed my bond, securing to her the use of the sd money during her natural life, I being at that time possessed of no estate that could otherwise support her in case of my prior death. She will relinquish all claims under sd bond & accept the use of the third part of the sd estate in lieu thereof. I give her also the use of the third part of my plantation in Maryland, whereon I now live, & the use of the third part of my personal estate, all during her natural life. If my executors think this will be insufficient to supply her with a decent maintenance, the interest, at 3 £s of the afd £300 may be used, but not otherwise. If my wife thinks fit to choose rather a legal provision than what I have now made for her, by which she may perhaps claim the afd £300, to be put in her own hands, my will is that my Maryland plantation afd, at least two thirds of it, be sold, and if the money arising is less than £300, the defect to be paid out of the rents of the afd Broad Run Tract, to which, it being conveyed in trust only, my wife can, I believe, have no legal right of dower. The £300 should only be paid to my wife if she can give sufficient security that the principal, at her demise, be repaid to my estate for the common benefit of our children.
      To my 10 children - all the afd tract of land on Broad Run, to be divided among them in the following manner, viz, as that parcel of land contains about 3330 acres, my will is that 2100 acres lying upon Broad Run be laid off by a straight line running parallel to a line joining the two following boundaries of sd land, the one near the point between the confluence of the Run called the North fork & sd Broad Run; & the other higher up sd Broad Run where the dividing line between Colo Charles Carter of Corotoman [Corrotoman, Lancaster Co, VA], his land & mine terminates at sd Broad Run, and the whole land being thus divided into 2 parts. My will is that the afd land, 2100 acres lying upon the Broad Run, be subdivided into six equal parts by straight lines running parallel to the afd line that divides the afd Colo Carter's land from mine. And the sd 2100 acres being thus subdivided into 6 equal parts or lots, each of which will contain about 350 acres, I give unto each of my 6 sons, William, Gustavus Brown, Isaac, James, Richard Henry, & John, one of sd lots, to be chosen by them according to their seniority. The lots may not be equally valuable in respect to the soil and the improvements on them. Cash payments between brothers are to be made to equalize the value of the lots. If any of my sons die without surviving issue, if they die in the married state, a legal dower being reserved for the widow of such son, the afd 2100 acres is to be equally partitioned between the surviving sons. The remaining part of sd land not already bequeathed, containing about 1230 acres, is to be divided in the most commodious manner, in 4 equal parts or lots, each if which will contain about 307.5 acres, each lot going to each of my 4 daughters, Jean, Frances, Mary, and Cecilia Ann, to be chosen by them according to their seniority, but with the following provisos - with regard to my eldest daughter Jean, who is wife to Walter, the eldest son to Mr. John winter, who previously to his son's marriage with my daughter, signified to me his intention of giving or leaving to his sd son Walter the neck of land called Westwood, whereon he now lives; but whereas sd Walter has no Present title to sd neck of land that. I know of, and may be, by the course of contingencies, never have any; & whereas Walter is invested with no property known to me, by which means, if he dies, my daughter Jean might be left destitute of a place of habitation. Therefore, if sd Walter shall be invested with such a title to sd neck of land, Jean will have a right of dower to sd neck of land. I give Jean one of the afd lots of about 307.5 acres, as she or her husband chooses, to belong to her until Walter shall be invested with a title to the afd neck of land. I give Jean's lot to my executors, in trust for her. If any of my daughters die without surviving issue, my will is that the afd 1230 acres be divided again into as many parts as there are surviving daughters. In case of the death of all sd sons without surviving issue, the afd 2100 acres, shall be divided into as many equal parts as there shall be surviving daughters. Likewise, if all my daughters die without surviving issue, then the afd 1230 acres shall be divided into as many equal parts as there shall be surviving sons. If my wife accepts the provision afd made for her maintenance & will suffer her right of dower in the plantation in Maryland whereon I now live, to be sold, my will is that the sd plantation be sold to the best advantage, and the interest of the third part of the money arising from such sale is to be appropriated to my wife during her natural life. The other two thirds may be applied for raising convenient buildings on whatsoever part of my land in Virginia she may choose for her residence. Whatever sum can be saved, I would have applied towards the education of such of my younger sons as my executors shall find capable of making improvement in the learned languages, mathematics, philosophy, &c. My lawful debts being paid out of my personal estate, I will that two thirds of the remainder be equally divided among all my children, and the other third upon the death of my wife. For the Broad Run land to be divided would interfere with my wife's third part; therefore without her consent first obtained, the required divisions must be postponed until her demise. If any part of the shares belonging to my younger children can be saved, after defraying the charges of their maintenance & education, I think it ought to be put out at interest for their benefit, to be paid to them when they arrive at legal age, together with the interest.
      Guardians to my minor children: my wife and my executors. executors: Doctor Gustavus Richard Brown, Mr. William Warren, my present agent, and my eldest son, William. Signed - Isc Campbell. Wit - John N. Smoot, Hendlay Smoot, Walter McPherson Jr.
      Probated on Jul 24, 1784 by the oath of William Campbell, one of the executors and by the oaths of John N. Smoot & Hendly Smoot, two of the witnesses.
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      Charles County Land Records 1775-1782; Liber V#3; Page 617, Sep 9, 1782 from Isaac Campbell of CC, Clerk, to William Hancock (Hancok) of CC, planter, far 17,000 lbs of crop tobacco, all that messuage in CC, being part of a tract of land called Saint Stephen Coleman, formerly granted to Philip Combs, containing and being laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Isc Campbell, Wm (X his mark) Hancock. Wit -Walter Winter, Bennett Dyson. Jane, wife of the afd Isaac Campbell, relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Sep 29, 1782.

  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 9.

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