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  • ID: I25811
  • Name: John Baggerly
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1700 in Cheshire, England
  • Death: 1770 in Mongomery, Maryland
  • Note:

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    John Baggerly born 1700 in Cheshire, England
    Died 1770 in Mongomery, Maryland
    marriage about 1731
    wife Mary Middleton
    birth 1704 in Shadwell, Middlesex, England
    death 1794 in Montgomery, Maryland

    Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
    Name: John Baggarly
    Year: 1748
    Place: Maryland
    Family Members: Wife & 7 sons & 3 daughters
    Source Publication Code: 9450
    Primary Immigrant: Baggarly, John
    Annotation: Published extracts from The Magazine of American Genealogy, section 4, nos. 1-27 (1929 - [1932]). Good compilation but incomplete, since publication of the magazine was suspended; it contains names from beginning of alphabet through 'Battles' only. Source
    Source Bibliography: VIRKUS, FREDERICK A., editor. Immigrants to America before 1750. An Alphabetical List of Immigrants to the Colonies, before 1750, Compiled from Official and Other Records. Surnames 'A through Battles.' Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965. 220p.
    Page: 120

    The Abrided Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. II, Pg. 32
    5 - John Baggarly (1700 - 70), with his sons John, David, Charles and Henry, came from Cheshire, Eng., to Montgomery Co., Md., 1748; became a large landowner, much of his original holdings is now District of Columbia;

    Taken from Baggerly History book

    John Baggerly was a native of England, born there. He married in England and nine of his ten children were born there. The tenth and last child was born at sea during the voyage of the family to the United Colonies (now USA). In 1746, with his wife and children, he set sail for what is now the United States. The voyage was made in his own ship, a small sailing vessel. the trip was rough and dangerous, encountering frequent winds, they were at the mercy of every gale, which carried them to and fro, and after being driven for six months over the waters of the great deep, they landed in safety at the city of Baltimore.

    The first homestead was on the present site of the United States Capital building in what is now the District of Columbia, this locality then known as "slashing" a part of the present city of Washington. Subsequently, Mr. Baggerly located in a section of the country which was in a few years included in the State of Maryland, county of Frederick (now Montgomery) twelve miles north of Washington City, where he engaged in agricultural pursuits until his death in 1770, when his youngest son came into possession of the homestead.

    John Baggerly's family consisted of seven sons and three daughters. John Baggerly's wife's name is not mentioned, simply referring to her as "grandmother Baggerly" and "John Baggerly's wife". John Baggerly was a Roman Catholic, his children being baptized and instructed in that faith and according to the usages of that church. All of the sons of John Baggerly served in the Revolutionary War.

    The Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. II

    Marriage 1 Mary Middleton b: 1704 in Shadwell, Middlesex County, England
    • Married: ABT 1731
    1. Has Children Charles Baggerly b: 1745 in Cheshire, England
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