(Her married name and death date from Calvert Co. Newsletter, April 1996, p 4)
1665: John Compton and Robert Page of Maryland received, by patent, 800 acres. The land is called Brothwood, lying in St. Mary's County in the woods, bounded by land of Edward Swann. Swann's land was called Sageston (Egglestone?)
1702, Mar 2: in a deed, land in Chas Co. called Watson's Choice, was said to be bounded by Edward Swan and John Compton. Liber Z p. 4.
(Relation of Edward Swan to Susannah Swann and her father Samuel has not been determined.)
1706 Charles County Land Records, 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)
1719 Test: John Briscoe, Jr,, John Briscoe, minor, Philip Briscoe, minor. 22.212.
John Parry (gentleman) 3,239 CH £376.0.2 Dec 14 1719
Appraisers: Samuell Williamson, John Briscoe (gentleman).
Creditors: Thomas Turner, Isaac Shemwill
1726 Edward Briscoe 11.424 CH £194.16.7 Mar 17 1725 Jul 11 1726
Appraisers: John Chunn, Jr., Benjamin Chunn.
Creditors: Phillip Briscoe, Thomas Masser.
Next of kin: John Briscoe, Sr., Susanna Briscoe, Sr,, John Briscoe, Jr.
Executrix; (name not given).
1734 Joseph Allen, Sr, 18.486 CH £110,16,10 Jul 31 1734 Aug 10 1734
Appraisers: John Briscoe, Hudson Wathen.
Creditors: Mary Johnson, John Haw.
Next of kin: John Allen, Elisabeth Allen,
Administratrix: Barbara Allen,
5th Feb., 1739-40; 24th July, 1740. Will of Susanna BRISCOE of Charles Co, MD.
To bro. Samuel SWANN, personalty.
To dau. Elizabeth, personalty.
To child. of son John, dec’d. viz.: Samuel WILLIAMSON (BRISCOE),
John and Martha WILLSON, personalty.
To dau. Ann Wood
and to her dau. Mary, personalty.
To granddau. Elizabeth GARNER, personalty.
To grandson William HOWARD, personalty
and all remaining child. -- of dau. Sarah HOWARD, 1s. each.
To granddau. Sarah PARKER, personalty.
To granddau. Susanna WHITELY, personalty
and all remaining child. -- of dau. Susanna COMTON, 1s. each.
To grandsons Briscoe DAVIS and George DAVIS, personalty.
To grandson Robert, son of son Edward, dec’d.
and to all other child. -- of sd. son, 1s. each.
To grandson Leonard, 1s.
To child. -- of dau. Judith BROOK, dec’d.,
granddau. Rebecca BRISCOE
and grandsons Williamson (BRISCOE) and Henry SMOOT, 1s. each.
To sons Philip and James, exs., residue of estate.