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From: "Robert N. Grant" <>
Subject: [WR] Re: [VAPWILLI-L] Bronaugh (John, George & or William)
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 07:56:08 -0800
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> Debbie & Jim,
> This is in reply to your posting regarding the Bronaugh family and for convenience I am posting it
> to the Fauquier, Wright, and Franklin lists as well.
> While I cannot answer your question regarding John Bronaugh, you may wish to consult The Descendants of Elizabeth & William Grant by Dianne Clem Hirschi. You may already have this book, but I was sure you would want
> to know about it if you did not.
> At pages 58 et seq she discusses the Bronaugh family and lists the immigrant as David Bronaugh (formerly Brennah) and lists his children as David, William, Jeremiah, Margaret, possibly John, and George. She was
> unsure how John was related to this family, but noted that he assisted Ann Mason, the widow of George Mason, and that William Bronaugh's son Jeremiah Bronaugh married Simpha R. A. F. Mason and had a son John
> Bronaugh. William Bronaugh died in 1718 in Richmond County, Virginia, and his will mentioned his brothers David and George Bronaugh. The appearance of the names John, William, and George Bronaugh and the Mason name
> in your abstract suggests that these three Bronaughs were brothers, but of course does not confirm that relationship.
> Hirschi stated that Jeremiah Bronaugh, the son of David Bronaugh the immigrant, had a daughter Elizabeth Bronaugh, that Elizabeth was born about 1702 at Richmond County, Virginia, married Waugh Darnall in about 1720
> at King George County, Virginia, and married second John Wirght about 1730 and that John Wright "was born about 1700 and died at ninety years plus after 1791 at Fauquier County, Virginia." This is the 1792 John
> Wright of Fauquier County referred to in my prior email and who had a son 1809 William Wright of Franklin County, Virginia, who married Mary Grant, the daughter of William Grant the younger and granddaughter of
> William Grant the Elder.
> Hope this is of help.
> Robert N. Grant
> 15 Campo Bello Court
> Menlo Park, CA 94205
> Debbie & Jim McArdle wrote:
> Regarding Jeremiah Bronaugh, was he related to the
> John Bronaugh who died prior to 17 October 1744 in
> Fairfax County, Va.? I have the following abstract
> and I am trying to determine what relationship this
> abstract indicates, if anything, between John,
> George or William Bronaugh & my Ebenezer Moss /
> Morse. Can anyone help? Here is the abstract:
> 1744: 17 October, John Bronaugh's Estate Account
> (Fairfax County, Virginia Will Book A, Pt2, Page 402
> - Have copy):
> To paid Thomas Evans, for finishing the crops . .
> .
> To paid Geo. Mason on acct. of Dr. Brown. . .
> To paid Wm. Bronaugh. . .
> To my wife's 1/3 of the estate . . .
> To paid Ebenezar Moss 100 pds of tobacco . . .
> Contra:
> By John Bronaugh's share of Mrs. Mason's Quarters
> . . .
> By my wife's thirds of the debt I charge . . .
> By my wife's thirds of Ebenezar Moss's debt. . .
> . .
> Next estate is for George Bronaugh, so John and
> George may be related. "Errors excepted by me Wm.
> Bronaugh at a court held for Fairfax County, June
> 26th 1750, William Bronaugh admr. of George Bronaugh
> dec'd"
> Debbie McArdle
> Researching the Ebenezer Moss / Morse line,
> Pre-1770, Prince William, Stafford and Fairfax
> Counties, Virginia and pre-1730 Prince Georges
> County and Annapolis, Maryland.

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