Thomas Moore’s Genealogy Site - Person Sheet
Thomas Moore’s Genealogy Site - Person Sheet
NameJames Boughan
Birthbef 14 Jan 1711
Deathbef 1752
ResidenceEssex County, Virginia
FatherJames Boughan (<1682-~1721)
MotherSarah Edmondson (->1723)
He was the eldest child, as mentioned in a suit brought by his brother John Boughan against their cousin Griffing on 2 April 1751 (but see below). This James was by that time dead, and had no issue.

James Boughan is mentioned in the will of his father, James Boughan, but not as the eldest son. The will is dated 21 November 1721 and was probated 19 June 1722. He received the “old plantation” and, after sixteen years, a mill. [Essex County, Virginia, Will Book 3, pages 305–306.]

On 22 July 1724, William Gray and Thomas Dunn were bound unto James Boughan and Sarah Boughan the sum of £16 sterling. Whereas judgement being this day given in Court unto James Boughan and Sarah Bougahn executors of James Boughan deceased against William Gray, and whereas William Gray had an appeal granted him to the 8th day next Genl Court he gives security. Signed Wm Gray, Thomas Dunn. Witness: WBeverley. Ordered recorded 22 July 1724. [Essex County, Virginia, Deed Book 17, page 319.]
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