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John Briscoe, Capt

John Briscoe, Capt

Male 1675 - Bef 1734  (< 59 years)

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  • Name John Briscoe 
    Suffix Capt 
    Born 1675  Calvert, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 8 Apr 1734  Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • HAYS, Williamson, age 43, 22 Jan. 1755, nephew of John Briscoe; CHLR E#3:137.

      8/9/1738: Lease from John Llewellen of St Mary's County, Gent. to John Briscoe of CC, Gent., for 21 years pt. of "Westwood Manor" to begin 12/25 next. Wit: Robert Yates, Thomas Stone. (CC Land Rec.).
      9/5/1738: Lease from John Llewellen of St Mary's County, Gent. to Eleanor Briscoe of CC, widow for 21 years, pt. of "Westwood Manor" to begin 12/25 next. Property near the plantation where Charles Love now lives and contains 102 ac. Wit: Robert Yates, John Briscoe. (CC Land Rec.).
      3/14/1738-9: From John Llewellen of St Mary's County, Gent. to Capt. John Briscoe of CC, planter. Amendment of lease agreement dated 8/9/1738 to alter tenure from 21 years to "an estate for lives" of Mary, wife of sd. John Briscoe and Samuel Briscoe, son of sd. Samuel and the longest liver of them. (CC Land Rec.).

      Liber C#2, Page 79
      Recorded at request of John Briscoe:
      25 Dec 1706; Indenture from Anne Ellson of St Mary's Co., spinster, to John Briscoe of St Mary's Co.; Anne apprentices to age 21 her only son, Nicholas Ellson, age 3 years and 9 mos., as a servant to Briscoe, one of the Justices of St Mary's Co.; /s/ Anne Ellson (mark), John Briscoe; wit. Philip Briscoe, Susannah Briscoe (mark)

      Briscoe, John, Charles Co., 13th Jan., 1733; 8th Apr., 1734.
      To wife Eliner, extx., dwelling plantation during life, at her decease to son Philip and hrs, and 1/3 of personal estate.
      " son John and hrs., "Baltimore's Gift," where he now dwells, on condition he make over his right in the third part of land belonging to father Williamson to sons Samuel and Hesekiah and their hrs.; and personalty.
      " son James and hrs., tract where mother Susanna dwells.
      " dau. Mary Haw and hrs., 134 A. in St Mary's Co.; and personalty.
      " son Samuel and grandson Williamson Briscoe, personalty [Should this be Williamson Bruce?].
      Residue of personal estate to 5 of child., viz.: Samuel, Philip, James, Hezekiah and dau. Matharn Briscoe, and Elizabeth Briscoe.
      Test: James Swaine, John Hayes, Andrew Chunn, Margaret Llewellin, Richard Bucknell. 21. 59.

      Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin; Winter 1984 Vol 25 No 2; Charles County, MD: Probate Records and Inventories Part I 1673-1753; [The first number is the page or folio number for the beginning of the document (spelling is as read) (the date is that of the Inventory) Charles County Maryland Probate Records, Inventories, Book 1717-1735
      374: John Briscoe Sr decd 10 May 1734-Sam Williamson Briscoe & Jno Briscoe nearest of kin- Mrs Eleanor Briscoe Exr.

      Capt. John Briscoe 18.275 CH £322.0.0 May 10 1734; Jun 14 1734
      (gentleman).
      Appraisers: John Chunn, Benjamin Chunn.
      Creditors: Samuell Williamson Briscoe, Williamson Hayes.
      Next of kin: Samuell Williamson Briscoe, John Briscoe.
      Executrix: Mrs. Eleanor Briscoe.

      Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin; Fall 1985 Vol 26 No 4; Extracted from microfilm by Carol Gehrs Mitchell. Charles County, Maryland Administration Accounts 1708-1738; The first number is the page or folio number on which the document begins.
      460. Capt John Briscoe dec'd final acct of Eleanor Briscoe exex. James Swann & Mary Coty [sic: of St Mary's County] & Andrew Chinn of Charles Co. Sure. 12 Apr 1735.

      Capt. John Briscoe 13.60 A CH £323.0.0 £15.11.6 Apr 12 1735
      Sureties: James Swann (St Mary's County), Andrew Chunn.
      Received from: Mr. Fendall, Mr. George Boyde, William Ferguson.
      Payments to: Dr. Brown, Robert Gill, Adam Crump, Benjamin Tasker & Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
      Executrix: Elioner Briscoe.

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      Probably the John Briscoe who probated the will of Capt Matthew Howard, son of John Howard (Mathew, Jr & Sarah Dorsey) and Susannah Rockhould. Capt Matthew was married to Elizabeth Corse whose sister Hannah Corse was married to a Briscoe. Tl was probated on Nov 19, 1750 in Kent Co.

      Had a son John, Jr., probable John who witnessed the deed of John Howard to daughter Anne of negro Basill on 15 Jan 1728.

      1733 Briscoe, John, Charles Co., 13th Jan., 1733; 8th Apr., 1734.
      To wife Eliner, extx., dwelling plantation during life, at her decease to son Philip and hrs. and 1/3 of personal estate.
      To son John and hrs., "Baltimore's Gift," where he now dwells, on condition he make over his right in the third part of land belonging to father Williamson to sons Samuel and Hesekiah and their hrs.; and personalty.
      To son James and hrs., tract where mother Susanna dwells.
      To dau. Mary Haw and hrs., 134 A. in St. Mary's Co.; and personalty.
      To son Samuel and grandson Williamson Briscoe, personalty.
      Residue of personal estate to 5 of child., viz.: Samuel, Philip, James, Hezekiah and dau. Matbarn Briscoe, and Elizabeth Briscoe.
      Test.- James Swaine, John Hayes, Andrew Chunn, Margaret Llewellin, Richard Bucknell. 21. 59.
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      Baltimore's Gift," seems to indicate that his lordship's esteem and favor followed Dr. John Briscoe to the new world.

      1734: ===
      Capt. John Briscoe 18.275 CH £322.0.0 May 10 1734 Jun 14 1734
      (gentlemanl.
      Appraisers: John Chunn, Benjamin Chunn.
      Creditors: Samuell Williamson Briscoe, Williamson Hayes.
      Next of kin: Samuell Williamson Briscoe, John Briscoe.
      Executrix: Mrs. Eleanor Briscoe.
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      1735: ===
      Capt, John Briscoe 13.60 A CH £323.0.0 £15,11.6 Apr 12 1735
      Sureties: James Swann (St. Mary's County), Andrew Chunn.
      Received from: Mr. Fendall, Mr. George Boyde, William Ferguson.
      Payments to: Dr. Brown, Robert Gill, Adam Crump, Benjamin Tasker, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
      Executrix: Elioner Briscoe.
      ===
      Named as sole exec. and heir to "Morris Venture" L AC 4.16---)
      . He had a religion in All Faith's Chruch, St. Mary's Co., MD, USA. he & his heris were to have the 1st pew on the left side coming in the door 2. Patent: 1701, Providence, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (3) 159a [SOM DD5/22) 3. Adm.: 1705-1714, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. Hardy, Henry (Capt) Wife Ann, extx. To dau Ann Hardy's Purchase at 16yrs; to be brought up in Protestant Church. Mentions kinsman Henry, son of George Hardy, of Loughborow, Leicester Co; bro. George Exs. Philip Briscoe & his son John. (Will: 13. 733; 21 Dec 1705; 20 Sep 1714) Inv. 38A.126; 28 Sep 1714 Next of kin. Richar Ashman. Inv: 36B.332; 22 Mar 1714; 25 Mar 1715) Admr: Anne Hardy (Charles County Acct : 37A.21; 29 Sep 1716) Inv 39A.35; 30 Jan 1717) Mentions residary legatee (unnamed) resident in Britian) admr. (de bonis non) Richard Ashman. (acct 39c.138 26 Jan 1717) Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 4 Hardy, Henry, Chas. Co., 21st Dec., 1705; 20th Sept., 1714. To wife Ann, extx., and hrs., 1/3 of personal estate. To dau. Ann, all land, tenements, etc., of "Hardy's Purchase," and 1/3 of personalty at 16 yrs. of age; she to be brought up in Protestant Church as established by law. To kinsman Henry, son of George Hardy, and hrs., of Loughborow, Lessester Co., residue of personalty and land afsd. Should dau. Ann die without issue and he dying without issue, to pass to his brother George and hrs., and successively to the family of Hardy and to next of kin. Exs.: Philip Briscoe and his son John. Overseer: Walter Story. Test: Richard Coe, Richard Beaumont, Magins Sinclair, Mary Sinckelair. 13. 733 4. Occupation/Hobbies/Interests: 1706, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, USA. (4) Justice 5. Court Record: 25 Dec 1706, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (4) Anne Ellson (spinster) of St Mary's Co to John Briscoe of St. Mary's Co.Anne apprentices to age 21 only son Nicholas Ellson now 3 years as a servant to Briscoe one of the Justices of St. Mary's co. 6. Debt: 4 Aug 1710, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, USA. (5) debt fr est. Benja Clark dec. 7. Deed: 25 Apr 1720, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (3) Capt John Briscoe registered cattle mark [CCLR H#2.334] 8. Deed: 12 Jan 1722, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (3) 12 Jan 1722: triparite agrement: John Briscoe of Charles Co., gent tract called Baltimore's Guift, adj Sarum, William Digges Conveyed 134 acres called Digges Baltimore's Gift Addition adjoining; both to Thomas Turner, on 3 Apr 1722 Turner sold to Briscoe 142 acres; ack Eleanor Briscoe wife of John (CCLR L#2.24) 9. Purchased: 3 Apr 1722, Baltimore's Gift Or Diggs Baltimores Gift, Charles Co., MD, USA. (6) fr. Thomas Turner 10. Heir: 25 Apr 1724-29 Jan 1724, Morris's Venture, MD, USA. (7) to mother during life then to him fr father Philip 11. He owned land William & Anne Ward of St. M Co to John Briscoe of Charles "Wilton" 30a on 31 Mar 1729 in Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (8) 12. Mentioned: 13 Oct 1730, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, USA. Samuel Williamson 10.469 a SM 396.6.2 396.6.2 34.7.1 lbs. 34.7.1 lbs 13 Oct 1730. a second inventory is cited in this amount of 1.00.0. Received from: Thomas Hunt, Philip Briscoe, capt. George Clark, Thomas Swann, James Swann, Benjamin Stevens. Payments to Capt george Clarke, John Hale, Philip Briscoe, Benjamin Wood, John Briscoe, Rev. John Donaldson, Thomas Taylor, John Ford. Admiiistratrix: Judith Williamson. 13. He signed a will on 13 Jan 1733-8 Apr 1734 in Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (9, 10) Briscoe, John Capt. Gent. and his wife Eleanor. In his will John Briscoe left to wife Eliner dwelling plantation. To son John Baltimore's Gift on condition he make over his right in the third part of land belonging to father Williamson to sons Samuel & Hezekiah. To son James tract where mother Susanna dwells. To dau. Mary Haw 134 an in St. Mary's Co. To son Samuel & grandson Williamson Briscoe, personalty. Mentions 5 children: Samuel, Philip, James, Hezekiah, and Martharn Briscoe & Elizabeth Briscoe. Wit. James Swaine, John Hayes, Andrew Chunn, Margaret Llewellin, Richard Bucknell. Creditors include Samuell & Williason Briscoe. Next of kin Samuell Williamson Briscoe, John Briscoe. Extr Mrs Eleanor Briscoe Inv 18. 275 10 may 1734-14 Jun 1734 14. Tax: 1733, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (11) as Briscoe, Jno Capt., taxable 7, #1 Dist Newport East Side 15. Inventory: 10 May 1734-14 Jun 1734, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (12) Capt., Gentleman 16. Account: 12 Apr 1735, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. (13) Capt John Briscoe decd, Eleanor Briscoe exex. James Swann & Mary Coty & Andrew Chinn of Charles Co Sure 12 Apr 1735 17. Mentioned: 1739, Charles Co., Maryland, USA. 5 Feb 1739: Will Susannah Briscoe to Samuel Williamson Briscoe son of son John Briscoe, grand son Philip Briscoe son of John Briscoe deceased; grand daughter, Martha Wilson daughter John Wilson; grand daughter Elizabeth Briscoe; grand son James Briscoe son of son John Briscoe deceased, grand son Hezekiah Briscoe son of John Briscoe deceased;.


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      Samuel Williamson & Phillip Briscoe named executors to will of Michael Curtis 13 July 1716. Any relation?
    Person ID I15283  Lythgoe-Donaldson
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2010 

    Father Philip Briscoe,   b. 1648, Saint Mary, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1724, Saint Mary, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Susannah Swann,   b. Abt 1650, Saint Mary, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1739  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1675  St.Mary's, Charles Co, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Williamson,   b. Abt 1678, of, St Mary's, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1755, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1698 
    Family ID F7049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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