This entry (which may or maynot be correct) was at -
John Posey was born 30 July 1685 in Charles Co., Maryland.
He died on 15 October 1759 in Charles Co., Maryland.
John Posey married Elizabeth Adair Maddox about 1744. Other marriages:
Believe there may have been another recordfor this couple (which I have pencilled in)showing -
John Posey 1685-1759 married
Elizabeth Adair b. in Charles Co. Maryland.
This John Posey 1685-1759 m.(before 1716) Lydia Shuttleworth, and they had dau. Frances Posey b.1716 who m. Thomas Maddox b.1712.
However, there is another entry near the above pafg160 at -
which shows -
John Posey Capt. was born about 1722 in Charles Co. MD.
He died in 1790/1799 in Chester Co. PA.
John Posey married Elizabeth Adair before Jun 1769.
Excuse me if I am repeating, but another source was at webGED: Posey/Poschet Data Page
and am not sure of the web address, the bottom of my printed sheet shows:
maybe from an "Hoffman" lineage ?
Posey, John (1685-1759)
b. 30 July 1685
Father: Posey John (1652-1689)
mother: Belaine, Susanna (1656-)
John Posey III, son of John Posey, grandson of Francis?. b. 1652, d. 1759 .
According to Posey source 1932, had 2 wives, Lyndia Shuttleworth and Elizabeth Adair.
He purchased Hopewell in 1730 also Arlington Hall, both estates being in Charles County, Maryland.
John had ten children,
(7 accounted for in this database)
among them being John IV.
spouse: Shuttleworth, Lydia (1686 -)
John 1711 - 1771(married Adair ?)
2nd (?) spouse:
POSEY, John (1722-1771)
father: Posey, Francis (1702-1774)
mother: (Posey) Anne (1707 - )
John Posey IV, according to Posey source 1932, was born around 1720 instead of 1711 as indicated in this database.
"...but when quite young moved from Maryland to Virginia.
He was a captain under Colonel Bouquet in the French ++ Indian War.
About 1740 he married Martha (Price) Harrison, widow of George Harrison, from whom she had acquired a large estate, including 838 acres in Fairfax county, VA"
...In 1755 Captain John Posey bought a small plot of land ... Fairfax County, VA.
The Posey home was just below Mt. Vernon and Washington's diary indicates how often Capt and Mrs. Posey and their older children were guests at the Washingtons....
"To add to the fun of it, John Posey's birth year is given as 1722,
son of Francis (b. 1 May 1702) by Dave Posey,
relying on numerous published sources.
spouse: Price, Martha (*1744 -)
children of Martha & John Posey:
William 1759 - 1821
John Price c1762 -
St. Lawrence c1762 -
Hanson c1762 -
Thomas c1762 -
Amelia (Milly ) c1762 -
Then there is the Maddox connection -
Colonial Maryland Prerogative Court Abstracts,
Maryland State Archives,
Sep. 20 1738, Probate of Estate of Richard Wheeler.
Surities: Joseph Clements, Henry Brawner
Received from : Thomas Speak, Agnes Ward, Francis Lemar (executrix of Davy Hopper).
John Maddox (administrator of James Maddox)
Benjamin Tasker and Daniel Dulany, Esq.,
Executor: Thomas Mitchell.
also at Ancestry.com -
Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 7.
EBURNATHY, John., Charles Co.
11 March 1733
To wife Ann
To Father John Eburnathy in or near Armagh, Ireland.
3 bros, Thomas, James & William.
To wife Ann and Colonel ROBERT HANSON (Hanson Harrison?)
Everett, Joseph, planter Kent co.
7 April 1737
Son, Joseph "Popes Forrest"
3 sons, Ben, John & Augusteen, "Galloway's Chance since called "Everett's Double Purchase"
son, Saint Leger, easternmost half of lot in Chestertown No. 62 (Elizabeth Adair of Chestertown m. John Posey of "Rover's Delight" near Geo. Washington)
ALEXANDER ADAIR (d.1740 Calvert Co.)
Over to you, aye.