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From: Judith Burger <>
Subject: [MDSTMARY-L] John Briscoe, d c.1715
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 15:08:18 -0500

Hello list! Hope you can help me with my granddaddy. (I think). I have:

1 John Briscoe d: Bet. June 20, 1709 - June 27, 1715 in Kent County,
Maryland (Will Abstract)
. +Mary (hw) Unknown
... 2 Rachell (w) Briscoe d: Aft. 1715 in Will of Father
....... +Robert Ford, II of Strand b: 1664 m: Bef. 1709 d: Bef. September
15, 1740 in St. Mary's County, Maryland,(Will, Will
Abstract) (7th great grandfather) Father: Robert (w) Ford I Mother: Mary (w)
........ 3 [1] Theresa (whw) Ford b: 1705 in Maryland d: Aft. February 10,
1763 in Witnessed will of Brother, Peter Ford (6th great
............ +Thomas (w) Cooper, (2) b: Abt. 1675 in Maryland d: Bet. March
13, 1721/22 - April 01, 1723 in St. Mary's County,
Maryland, (Will Abstract) Father: Thomas Cooper, (1) Mother: Unknown
........ *2nd Husband of [1] Theresa (whw) Ford:
............ +Richard Wimsatt, (2) b: Abt. 1690 in Calculation St. Mary's
County, Maryland m: Abt. 1729 d: Bef. February 26,
1751/52 in St. Mary's County, Maryland (Will, Prerogative Court Record)
Father: Richard Wimsatt, (1) Mother: Katherine
... 2 Alexander (w) Briscoe
... 2 John (w) Briscoe

I am pretty certain about the documentation from me to Theresa Ford and I
would like verification from you for the generations above her.

Is Theresa Ford's mother Rachell Briscoe as I have listed?
Is Rachell Briscoe the daughter of this John Briscoe? And did she marry this
Robert Ford, d. 1740?
Who is the father of John Briscoe d. c 1715 will probated in Kent County,

Below some documentation:

Briscoe, John, Kent Co., 20th June, 1709 27th June 1715.
To eld. son. Alexander and to son John and their hrs., each, 100 A., part
of "Providence."
To dau. Rachell Ford and hrs., 65 A., "Chance"; she dying before her
husband, Robert Ford, he to have use of sd. land during life.
To wife Mary, personalty, and joint ex. with son Alex. afsd.
Test: Francis Kenccey, Jno. Porter, Abraham Redgrave. 14. 71
"Settlers of Maryland 1679-1783", Peter Wilson Coldham, Consolidated Edition
2002, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, p. 78
Briscoe, John, planter,
Cecil County, Name of tract: "Chance", Acreage: 65, Date: 2 Jun 1682, Ref:
Cecil County, Name of tract: "Providence", Acreage: 159, Date: 1 May 1701,
Ref: 34/334
Charles County, Name of tract: "Providence", Acreage: 159, Date: 1701, Ref:
Ford, Robert of Strand, planter, St. Mary's Co. 27th Dec., 1735; 15th
Sept., 1740.

To wife Margaret, 1/3 personal estate and interest in 100 A. "Strand"
during widowhood.
To sons John and Robert and hrs., "Strand" willed to them by testator's
father Robert.
To sons John and Peter and hrs., 82 A. land.
To son Peter, "May Pole Purchase" willed to him by testator's father.
To sons afsd. 1 A. left by testator's father for a warehouse.
To child. viz., John, Robert Peter, Monica Sherlly, Teresa Winstead and
Annastasia Mattingly, personal estate.
Ex.: Son Peter.
Test: William Howard, John Daly, Luke Cusaake. 22. 239.
Thanks a million to each of you.
Judith A. Burger

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