Col. Charles Scarburgh

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Charles Scarburgh

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Birthplace: Seaside, Accomack County, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: Died in Accomack County, Virginia, Colonial America
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Son of Col. Edmund Scarburgh and Mary Scarburgh
Husband of Elizabeth Scarbrough (Bennett)
Father of Elizabeth Scarbrugh; Maj Bennett Scarburgh; Ann Parker; Charles Scarburgh; Col Henry Scarburgh and 3 others
Brother of Tabitha Smart-BROWN-CUSTIS-HILL; Matilda West; Col. Edmund Scarborough (III) and Littleton Scarburgh
Half brother of Arcadia Welbourne; Atalanta Whittington and Annabella Lee Marshall

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About Col. Charles Scarburgh

Married only once, to Elizabeth Bennett (daughter of Gov. Richard Bennett). He is NOT the Charles Scarburgh who married Ann West.

  • Birth* 1643 Charles was born in 1643 at Accomack Co, VA. He deposed on 31 Dec 1678 that he was aged 35..3,4,5
  • Graduation* 1664 Charles graduated from at Caius College, Cambridge, England, in 1664.1
  • Marriage* circa 1670 He married Elizabeth (3) Bennett, daughter of Gov. Richard Bennett and Ann (1) (-----), circa 1670 at Acc or Nansemound Co, VA.1
  • Land Dispute* 25 March 1672 Col. Charles [10] Scarburgh (I) was named in a land dispute on 25 March 1672 at Northampton Co, VA. Mr. Edmund Scarburgh producing a patent granted to him in 1649 for 2,000 acres in N'hamp County out of which his father Col. Edmund Scarburgh in his life time did patent for his son Littleton Scarburgh, 1,000 acres for which Charles Scarburgh the elder brother of Edmond did sue him in N'hamp County Court from which Edmond appealed to this General Court. It is ordered that the land in Edmonds patent be surveyed allowing him ten percent in the survey, and if any over plus land be found within the bounds thereof, then, that to remain to Charles Scarburgh as heir to his brother Littleton.6
  • Anecdote* 1680 He was a Burgess from N'hamp County, 1680-82, from Accomack, 1684, 1688, 1691-92 and was a member of the Council, 1696-1702. In 1693 he is mentioned as commander in chief of militia, justice and president of the court of Accomack County. He was one of 9 persons named in 1691 to be present for the taking their Majesties' grant of a Charter to erect a Colledge [William & Mary]. In 1683 he held 9,950 acres in Accomack County. Most of the heirs of Colonel Charles Scarburgh and his wife Elizabeth Bennett were named in a deed of 2 Oct 1721 conveying all rights to "Bennett's Adventure" to George Dashiell of Somerset County (Somerset Co, MD, Deed Bk. IK, p. 192).5
  • Will - Mother's* 14 June 1691 Charles was named in his mother's will on 14 June 1691 at Accomack Co, VA. In a Codicil to her will, Mary Scarburgh revoked the legacy to her son Charles on account of his neglect..2
  • Will* 6 August 1701 He made a will on 6 August 1701 at Pungoteague, Acc Co, VA. To eldest son Bennet Scarburgh 521 acres near Kikotanck formerly called Hogneck, now Antingham; land in Jollys Neck and his one share of Benefield in Pocomoke containing 3,000 acres and his share of 2,500 acres in Wickocomo in Maryland, to be equally divided between him and his sister Ann Parker. To son Charles Scarburgh planatation at Great Matomkin where he now lives containing by patent 2,100 acres. To son Henry Scarburgh plantation where I now live at Pungoteague after the death of my wife and my Island called Scarburgh Winter Island in the mouth of Pungoteague. To daughter Ann, wife of George Parker of Onancock, Gent: her share of 3,000 acres at Pocomoke called Benefield and of 2,500 acres at Wickomoco, Maryland, called Bennet's Adventure and 1/2 of 2,000 acres at Pocomoke, in Virginia, to be divided between her and her brother Bennet Scarburgh. To daughter Mary Scarburgh land at Pungoteagure called Yeo's Neck, now Bradfield, purchased of Justinian Yeo. To daughter Sarah 2,000 acres on the south side of White Marsh. To daughter Tabitha Scarburgh land near the Court House, land at Anancock, called the Town, land in Burton's Branch. To wife Elizabeth lot at Anancock Town, Tangier Island, at Bundicks and Muddy Creek and 3,000 acres called Hogquarter in Maryland and all other land not already by me given, also my plantation and land and Winter Island for life. Wife residual legatee and executrix. Witt: John West, minor, John Lilliston, Edmond Scarburgh and John Morragh..7
  • Death* before 6 October 1702 Charles died before 6 October 1702 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..8,4
  • Family

Elizabeth (3) Bennett b. c 1642, d. Jul 1719

  • Marriage* circa 1670 He married Elizabeth (3) Bennett, daughter of Gov. Richard Bennett and Ann (1) (-----), circa 1670 at Acc or Nansemound Co, VA.1
  • Children
  1. Elizabeth (11) Scarburgh+ b. c 1671, d. b 6 Apr 1700
  2. . Maj. Bennett (7) Scarburgh b. c 1673, d. Apr 1734
  3. Ann (10) Scarburgh+ b. c 1675, d. b 1719
  4. Capt. Charles (8) Scarburgh (II)+ b. c 1677, d. b 22 Dec 1724
  5. Col. Henry (9) Scarburgh I+ b. c 1679, d. Oct 1735
  6. Mary (12) Scarburgh+ b. c 1681
  7. Sarah (13) Scarburgh b. c 1683, d. b 1728
  8. Tabitha (14) Scarburgh+ b. c 1685, d. b 1 Nov 1748
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Col. Charles Scarburgh's Timeline

1643
1643
Accomack County, Virginia, Colonial America
1670
1670
Age 27
Accomack, Virginia, USA
1671
1671
Age 28
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1673
1673
Age 30
Seaside, Accomack, Virginia
1675
1675
Age 32
Seaside, Accomack, Virginia
1677
1677
Age 34
Seaside, Accomack, Virginia
1679
1679
Age 36
Seaside, Accomack, Virginia
1681
1681
Age 38
Eastern Shore, Virginia
1683
1683
Age 40
Seaside, Accomack, Virginia
1685
1685
Age 42
Seaside, Accomack, Virginia, USA