Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Bell 456 Bullock

456. John Bullock Jr & 457. Catherine ? {St. Mary’s Co. MD}

~1693, John born in St. Mary’s Co., MD; s/o 912. John Bullock & 913. Mary Oakley.
1718, John married Catherine in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
1733, (S) MD Early Census Index, Talbot Co., Bullenbrook Hundred Township – John Bullock.
8/7/1734, the will of “Robert Bullock” was probated. John Bullock Jr and William Bullock were listed as next of kin.
10/15/1736, John’s wrote his will in St. Mary’s Co., MD. (S) See Family notes.
John died, Catherine named executrix and left the family plantation.
11/16/1736, after John’s death, Mary swore before the court to the truth of the will: “Sealed , signed, pronouce and declared for the last Will and Testament of John Bullock in the presence of John Bond, Simon Reeder and Owen O. Brady. John Bond and Owen Brady two of the subscribing witness to the foregoing will being duly and solemnly sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God, say that they saw the Tester John Bullock sign the foregoing will and hears him publish and declare the same to be his last Will and Testament. At the time he was to the best of their apprehension of sound mind and memory, and that they subsribed their respective names to Will in the presence of testor at his request and they saw Simon Reeder sign at the same time, as witness to Will in presence of the said testator. The deceased widow has made her Execution and attends to the Will sworn to before me, Tho. Airquith, Deputy County Clerk of St. Mary’s Co. Maryland.”

Family notes:
• John’s will: In the name of God Amen, this of October 15, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and thirty-six, I John Bullock of St. Mary’s County in the province of Maryland, being sick and weak but of sound and perfect mind and memory, Thanks to God for the same, and calling to mind the uncertain state of this transitory life and it is appointed to all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. First I give and bequeath my soul to Almighty God, Maker and Redeeemer, nothing doubtin but by the Grace of Jesus Christ, to have redemptions of all my sins. I give and bequeath my body to the earth to be buried in Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors thereafter named and as touching such wordly estate as it pleases God to bewtow upon me. Item: I give unto my son John Bullock the plantation my father purchased of Lionel Oakley to him and his heirs forever, but in case my son John died without heirs of his body lawfully begotten, it shall fall to my four boys, George, James, William and Richard to be equally divided between them and their heirs forever. Item. It is my desire that my daughter Margaret Griffin, be contented with what she has already had. Item. I give and bequeath unto my Darling beloved wife Catherine Bullock, that plantation whereon my father did dwell, during his natural life and then to be equally divided between my four sons, George Bullock, James Bullock, William Bullock and Richard Bullock, them and theirs forever. Item. I leave to my son John Bullock one brood sow. Item. I leave to my daughter Margaret Griffin one brooding sow. Item. I give and bequeath, unto my wife Katherine all of my movable Estate whatsoever, whom I ordain and appoint Executrix of this my last Will and Testament of my hand and seal the day and year.

Children of John and Catherine:

i. John Bullock III, born ~1716 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
10/15/1736, John left the “Oakley” plantation in his father’s will.
4/20/1739, John received payments from John Bond. (S) Maryland Probate Rcds, Prerogative Ct. Abstracts, 1737–1744, St Mary’s Co.
9/17/1773, John wrote his will.
Bef. 10/4/1774, John died in St. Mary’s Co. (S) Will probated.
Children: [from will]
James Bullock, born ~1745 in MD.
10/22/1777 James wrote his will naming the “Oakley” plantation which he had inherited from his father.
By 4/3/1778 James had died. (S) Will probated.
John Bullock, born ?.
Josa Bullock, born ?.
Mary Bullock, born ?.

ii. George Bullock, born ~1721 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
10/15/1736, George left ¼ of the family plantation [on the death of his mother] in his father’s will.
George married Catherine ?.
7/8/1797, George wrote his will in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
Bef. 6/11/1799, George died in St. Mary’s Co., MD. [Will probated.]
Children: [Named in his will.]
George Bullock, born ? in MD.
1794, he was a member of St. Mary’s Co. militia.
6/11/1799, George presented his father’s will for probate.
James Bullock, born ? in MD.
8/27/1700 in St. Mary’s Co., he married Elizabeth French.
He apparently moved on to NC where he appears in numerous tax rolls.
Catherine Bullock, born ? in MD.
She never married.
1/17/1803 she wrote her will in St. Mary’s Co.
Bef. 3/8/1803, she died. [Will probated.]

iii. James Bullock ( 228), born ~1723 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.

iv. William Bullock, born ~1725 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
10/15/1736, William left ¼ of the family plantation [on the death of his mother] in his father’s will.

v. Margaret Bullock, born ~1727 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
Margaret married ? Griffin.
10/15/1736, Margaret left one brooding sow her father’s will.

vi. Richard Bullock, born ~1729 in St. Mary’s Co., MD.
10/15/1736, Richard left ¼ of the family plantation [on the death of his mother] in his father’s will.

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