Re: Bragg Family About 1530
I'm not sure about a John Bragg and Mary, but I have a son of John Bragg, his name was Joseph b. 1670 Old Rappahannock, Virginia, that married a Mary after her husband John Tapp died. Here's what I have.
On 5 August 1685 Commission of Administration is granted to Mary Tapp upon the Estate of her dec'd husband, John Tapp, she giving in security to be accountable for the same either to this court or to whom it shall properly belong. Ordered that Thomas Gaymes, Rosomund Jacob, Wm Johnson & Leonard Chamberlaine do the last day of Sept next, inventory and appraise the estate of John Tapp dec'd and that they make report thereof under their hands at the next south side court held for this county. Mary Tapp, together with John Waters, enter themselves in an assumpsit of 10,000 lbs of tobacco and cask for the said Mary Tapp's due administration of the estate of her dec'd husband committed to her.
On 2 December 1685 Ordered that Mary Tapp make her personal appearance at next south side Court held for this county and that she give and exact and true account (upon oath) of her decd husband's estate.
On 1 December 1731 at Richmond Co., Virginia, Bond of Joseph Bragg, Charles Bragg, Richard Branham & Henry Suttel of Richmond, in the sum of 100 Pounds to insure that Joseph and Charles Bragg, Administrators of all the goods, chattels, and credits of Mary Bragg dec'd make an inventory of the goods etc of the dec'd.6 An inventory of her estate was presented by Joseph and Charles Bragg, administrators on 5 January 1732 at Richmond Co., Virginia.