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B.3.e. Jane Berry {B.3.e.}

 

Timeline of Jane Berry and John Brawford/Brafford

 

~1760- 1765503,511

1810 and 1830 Federal Enumerations Augusta County, Virginia
Estimated birth of John Brawford

1765- 1770503,511

1810 and 1830 Federal Enumerations Augusta County, Virginia
Estimated birth of Jane (Jean) Berry

1785501

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
Jno. Brafford
1 White Titheable      John (~24)
6 Horses
21 Cattle

6 June 178621

Augusta County, Virginia Marriage Licenses, Marriage Bonds and Marriages
Samuel Miller and Ann Braford, daughter of Samuel Braford; surety, John Braford.

2 Dec. 178821

Augusta County, Virginia Marriage Licenses, Marriage Bonds and Marriages
John Brafford and John Berry, surety John Brawford and Jane Berry, daughter of Charles Berry

22 May1788501

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
Person Charged with Tax: John Brawford
White Titheables > 21: John Brawford (~27)
3 Horses

8 April 1789131

Augusta County, Virginia, Will Book 7, page 168
IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I Charles Berry Senr. of the County of Augusta in the State of Virginia, farmer, Being Very Sick and weak in Body but of Perfect Mind and Memory Thanks be Given to Almight God for the same and Calling to mind the Mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, First I Recommend my Soul into the hand of God that Gave it and my Body to the Earth to be buried in a Christian Like and decent Manner at the Discreation of my Executors and as Touching Such Worldy Estate as it hath Pleased God to bless me in this life I give and Dispose of the Same Manner and for following Impremis I Give and Bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Berry the one half of my moveable Estate after my Just Debts and funeral Chages is paid By my Executors and my Plantation that I now Live on for her Support During widowhood or Natural Life and my two oldest Negroes Viz Tom and Mack for her support and my son Robert Berry The Property Land and Negroes is to Equally for the Support of my Beloved Wife and my son Robert Berry dureang my Beloved Wifes Life and at her Death the whole of s.d property Property to Become the Property of my Son Robert Berry and his heirs and assigns for Ever- Only if the Two Negroes have any Increase they are to be at my Wifes Disposal. Item I give and Bequeath to my son John Berry my Plantation or Tract of Land above and Joining the tract I now Live on to be his and his heirs and assignes for Ever the s.d Two Tracts to be Equally Divided across to be in Each an Equal part and my Negro Boy Named Andy to be his for Ever. Item I give and Bequeath to my Son Charles Berry my Plantation or Tract of Land Lying in Washington County on houlstone and my Negro Boys Named Tom to be his and his heirs and assigns for Ever, Item I give and Bequeath to my Daughter Challe Berry my Negro Girl Named Lucy and my Mare Named Mige a Saddle at five Pounds price Two Cows and a heifer her bed and furniture to be hers and assigns for Ever, and She is to have her living off the Plantation I now live on with her Mother and Brother Robert till she is Married, my Negro Girl Named Fan (?) I leav at the Disposeal of my Executors to be Continued with my Daughter Elizabeth Henry as Long as they think fit and then to be Disposed of as they think proper. Item I give and Bequeath to my daughter Jean Brawford my Negro Girl Named Jude to be hers and her heirs if she has Lawfull Issur If she dies without Issue then to be Returned to my Executors for the use of my Family, I likewise Bequeath to my Son James Berry and to my Daughters Elizebeth, Mary and Jean to Each of them five shillings Sterling in Room of their Birthright the remainer of my of my Moveable Esate I Allow to be Equally Divided Between my Two Sons John and Charles Berry, and I do Constitute and appoit my Beloved Wife Mary Berry Exectrix and my Beloved sons James and John Berry Executors of this my Last will and Testament, and do Disannule all other Wills By me heretofore made Ratifying and Confirming this to be my Last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal this Eighth Day of April one thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Nine
Signed Sealed Published
Pronounced and Declared
By the s.d Charles Berry Senr. Charles Berry (seal)
to be his Last Will and Testament
in Presence of
Jo MKiney [?]
Jacob Patton
Mary Patton
Wm (his mark) Trotter
Henry (his mark) Minger

17 Dec 178721

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 7, page 132
Samuel Braford's will--To wife, Ann; to daughter, Mary Braford, unmarried; to son, John, 209 acres adjoining Thos. Mitchel; to son, James, 201 acres; to daughter, Ann; to son, Hugh; to son, Samuel; to daughter, Rachel; to daughter, Elizabeth; to grandson, Samuel Hays, son of daughter Elizabeth, infant. If Samuel Hays die infant, then his legacy to go to his sister, Elizabeth Christian.
Executors, two sons-in-laws, Patrick Christian, of Augusta County, and Samuel Miller, of Rockingham County.
Teste: Wm. Shields, Samuel Hunter, Peter Frenger.
Proved, 21st April, 1789, by the witnesses. Executors refuse to qualify. Administration granted John and James Brawford

~1794-180021,503

1810 Federal Census Augusta County, Virginia

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 8, page 145
Two Unidentified females born. One of these daughters was named Mary Brawford.

8 Jan. 179421

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 8, page 145
Anne Braford's (Bradford) will--To daughter, Elizabeth; to granddaughter, Elizabeth Christian; to daughter, Rachel, to daughter, Mary; to daughter, Anne; to granddaughter, Mary Braford, daughter to John Braford; to granddaughter, Anne Bradford, daughter to Samuel Bradford.
Executors, Patrick Christian.
Teste: John Christian, Cornelius Ruddle, Jacob Vanlear.
Proved, 20th January, 1795 by Christian and Ruddle. Executor qualifies

30 June 179521

Augusta County, Virginia Marriage Licenses, Marriage Bonds and Marriages
Hugh Torbett, Jr., and Hugh Torbett, surety. Hugh Torbett, Jr., and Mary Brawford, of age, daughter of Saml. Brawford, deceased, sister to John Brafford.

1797502

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
John Brawford
1 White Titheable      John (~37)
1 Black >16
1 Black <16
7 Horses

~1800-1810503

1810 Federal Enumerations Augusta County, Virginia
Three unidentified males born.

1800502

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, J. Ramsey, Commissioner
John Brawford
1 White Tithable      John (~40)
1 Black > 16
1 Black <16
5 horses

1801502

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, J. Ramsey, Commissioner
John Brawford
1 White Tithable      John (~41)
2 Black > 16
5 horses
Tax: 1.48

1803502

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
1 White Tithable      John (~43)
2 Black > 16
7 horses
Tax 2.84

1809502

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
1 White Tithable      John (~49)
2 Black > 16
8 Horses
Tax: 2.28

20 Mar 1810502

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
1 White Tithable      John (~50)
3 Black > 16
1 Black <16
11 Horses
Tax: 3.08

1810503

Federal Census Augusta County, Virginia
John Brawford

3 males < 10  
1 male > 45       John (~50)
1 female < 10  
2 females 10 - 16  
1 female 26 – 45 Jane (~45)
1 slave  

23 Mar 1811540

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
2 White Tithables      John (~51), ?
2 Black > 16
11 Horses
Tax: 2.20

6 May 1812540

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
2 White Tithables      John (~52), ?
2 Blacks > 16
11 Horses
Tax: 2.20

March 1813517 Augusta County, Virginia, Will Book 11, page 217
An Inventory of the personal Estate & [--?--] of James Berry Deceased as appraised by Alex Samuel Black and Samuel McCutchen this ____ day of ______

                                                                                                                 $ Cts

To one Black horse

60.00

To one B-- mare

25.00

To one Bay horse

70.00

To one bay do

15.00

To one yearling foall

25.00

To one negroe man Dick

200.00

To one negroe man Tom

350.00

To one negroe man Eli

163.34

To one negroe Girl - Hannah

183.00

To one negroe girl Susy

160.00

To one negroe girl Sally

130.00

To one negroe girl Phebe

70.00

To one cow

19.00

To one black Do bell on

10.00

To one red & white heiffer

6.50

To one red & white cow 9.00
To one brindle cow  9.00
to one bull 9.00
To one black Steer 9.00
To one black cow bell on 9.00
To one hooked cow 8.00
To one black brindle cow white face 7.50
To one red heiffer 5.50
To one brindle steer 5.00
To one brindle cow 8.50
To one red cow white face 10.00
To one Brindle cow 8.50
To one red heiffer 5.00
To one black spotted cow 9.00
To one red yearling steer 4.00
To one brindle heiffer 3.50
To one red heifer white face 6.50
To thirty eight head of sheep 30.00
To Eight head of hogs 12.00
To 3 sows & Eighteen pigs 6.00
To Cutting bow, [---?--] & [---?--] “.75
To one Iron ford “.25
To one Waggon 3.00
To one set of plow Irons 2 clevies 2.50
To one plough and tackling 5.50
To one shovel plough “.75
To one Ditto 1.00
To one [--?--] “.50
To Two Mattocks & three hoes 1.34
To Waggon gea. 10.50
To Eight [----?----] 1.00
To one [------------?-----------] 1.30
To two [------------?-----------] 1.30
To ten [---?--] 13.39
To Bench tools 3.50
To one hand ax “.75
To one wash Tub  “.50
To [----?-----] “.50
To one pair of punchers, hammer, & curry comb “.25
To one [----?----] “.25
[Unreadable] two wedges and shovel 1.92
To [---?--] & sickle [unreadable]
To one pickling tub [unreadable]
To two barrells 2.00
To one [--?--] keg “.34
to one [----?----] 5.50
To one meal chest 1.67
To one old Table “.50
to two old pales “.25
To two old [--?--] and sifter “.42
To three ovens and Two pots 6.00
To one pot rack 1.25
To one Kettle and hooks 4.00
To one mans saddle briddle 7.75
To one mans saddle do 1.00
To one womans saddle & briddle 11.00
To one womans Do & bridle 4.00
To one womans Do & Do 10.00
To four sacks [--?-] “.25
To nine bees caps 9.00
To one stove 2.50
To one [--?--] stove “.17
To three old casks & old chest “.50
To four waggon boxes & old Irons “.75
To Leather 1.00
To [-----?-------] 5.00
To fifty wirghts of wool “.17
To one table with falling leaf 12.50
To two wheels & [-----?----] 4.50
To two set of dog Irons 4.00
To three pair of [---?--] 4.00
To two boxes & five bottles 1.17
To one small table 1.25
To one tea stand 1.”
To one big wheel 1.00
To Eight old chains 2.00
To one set of spools “.42
To Woolen yarn 6.00
To Linen yarn 3.00
To one old table 1.25
to one [--?--] board & furniture 25.00
unreadable 3.50
To [---?---] 3.50
To one set of [--?-------] “.25
To one set of Bearer mounting 4.83
To [-----?----] hinges -.50
To one padlock -.25
To one desk & bookcase  20.00
To [----?---] books 10.00
[first two unreadable lines]  
to one old [----?-----] 4.00
To show brushes “.12
To [------?--------] candlestick [----?---] “.50
To one pair of saddlebags 3.00
To looking glass “.34
To one old chset 1.25
To one gun and shot pouch 9.00
To one bedstead and furniture 16.00
To one bedstead and furniture 16.00
To one bedstead & furniture 22.00
To one bedstead & furniture 22.00
To one bedstead & furniture 16.00
To one bedstead & furniture 15.00
To two [-----?---] 12.00
To one ditto 4.50
To one rug 1.50
To sixty eight bushells of wheat 39.67
To one hundred [--?--] bushels of rye 50.42
To one still 72.00
To one sword 3.00
To three new books 3.00
To one [----------?-----------] 2.00
To one pair of [---?---] “.50
To one pocket Book “.50

To one note on Robert Sheetes due 1st June in the year 1805

182.50
To one note on [? poss. Brents] due 25th December 1807 161.54
To one note on Robert Berry 50.00
To fork in the hands of Charles Berry Senr. 74.00
To an account on John Brawford 40.00
To an account on Richard Berry 20.00

the aforegoing list of property was appraised by us
Alex. [unreadable]
Sam.l Black
Samuel McCutchen
Augusta March Court 1813
This inventory & appraisment of the Estate of James Berry dec.d being returned is ordered to be recorded.

26 April 1813540

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
2 White Tithables      John (~53), ?
1 Black > 16
11 Horses
Tax: 3.25

16 Mar 1816540

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
3 White Tithables      John (~56), ?, ?
1 Black > 16
8 Horses
Tax: 2.14

22 April 1817540

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Listing
District 1, M. Austin, Commissioner
John Brawford
4 White Tithables      John (~57), ?, ?, ?
1 Black > 16
9 Horses
Tax: 4.68

1830511

Federal Census Augusta County, Virginia, page 70
John Brafford

2 males 20-30  
1 male 60-70 John (~70)
1 female 60-70 Jane (~65)

1830 - 1840511,512

1830 and 1840 Federal Enumerations, Augusta County, Virginia
Death of Jean (Berry) Brawford

1840512

Federal Census Augusta County, Virginia
John Brawford

1 male 20 - 30  
2 males of 30 - 40  
1 male of 70 - 80 John (~80)
1 female < 5  
1 female 20 - 30  

1840 - 1850512

1840 Federal Census Augusta County, Virginia
Estimated time range for death of John Brawford

In Laws of Jane Berry

Samuel Brawford/Brafford and Ann Spotswood

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