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George Brown
(Abt 1717-1788/1788)
Sarah Denston
(Abt 1724-1792/1796)
George Brown
(Abt 1743-1802/1803)
Nanny (?)
(Abt 1745-After 1803)
David Brown


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1. Nancy (Annie)* Tull

David Brown

  • Born: 1763-1765, MD 1
  • Marriage (1): Nancy (Annie)* Tull before 1792 in MD
  • Died: 1831-1839, Worcester Co., MD 1


David Brown patented land called "Buck Harbor" based upon a warrant of Dec 1 1790, certificate of Dec 2 1791 and land patent was granted May 9 1812 (MSA S11, MdHR 17,485, 1-23-4-42). It was a resurvey of "Heath's Venture" originally granted to William Heath on Sep 29 1762 for 100a. The resurvey found the original 100a and added vacancies of 93a and renamed it "Buck Harbor." This tract is located on modern-day maps in northwestern Worcester Co., near where McGrath Road ends at Stevens Road. This is the location where Washington Hitch lived in the 19th century, his mother McRitty (Brown) Hitch having inherited the land.

He also patented a resurvey of his grandfather George Brown's land "Browns Chance" on Oct 24 1795 (survey date) and called it "Addition to Browns Chance" in Somerset Co. (So Cert. 0099) This land is NE of Princess Anne, MD about half way between the town and the Somerset/Worcester County line.

In the Federal Direct Tax of 1798, David Brown is listed in Manokin Hundred, Somerset Co. as occupant/owner of "Browns Chance" 105a, "Addition to Browns Chance" 140a, a dwelling house of wood 20x16, one story with 2 windows out of repair, kitchen 16x12 out of repair, smokehouse of wood 8x8, corn house 12x6, shop of wood 12x12, barn 18x18, old barn of wood 12x12. 254a; $490. He also has 1 slave that is taxable (age 13-49).

David married Nancy (Annie)* Tull, daughter of George* Tull and Unknown, before 1792 in MD. (Nancy (Annie)* Tull was born in 1770-1780 in MD and died in 1841-1849 in Worcester Co., MD.)


1 Correspondence from James L. Brown, 209 Mosher Street, Baltimore, MD 21217; dated April 4, 1997.

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