48. Charles4 Busey (Edward3, Paul2, Paul1, ElizabethA ?) was born in MD ca 1740. He died bef 1820:.
He married Martha ? :. Martha was born bef 1750:. She died after 1800:. I think there is reason to believe that Martha's last name was Kirk. Thomas Kirk was a surety for Charles Busey when he administered his father's estate. This Thomas was likely a son of Thomas Kirk, Sr. Note that Charles and Martha Busey had a son Thomas, the first of that name in the family. Of course, they did not have a son Edward, but most families had children who died in infancy, and there was a younger son named Edmund. In 1775 or 1776, Charles served as a sergeant in Capt. Samuel Plummer's Company from the middle district of Frederick Co, MD. This company also included Ensign Thomas Kirk.(86) In March 1777, Charles was the ensign in Capt. Ralph Hilleary's Company of the 33rd Battalion of the Maryland Militia. This company included Lieutenant Thomas Kirk and Private Edward Busey.(87)
Charles Busey is listed as being between 16 and 50 years of age and an inhabitant of Montgomery Co, MD, on 30 Aug 1777, along with Ben:, Paul, Edwd. and Henry Busey on the list of Zadock Magruder.
On 26 Feb 1778, Charles Busey took an Oath of Affirmation of Fidelity and Support to the state, as acknowledged by his mark "X". Edward and Paul Busey took the oath that same day.
On 23 May 1778, Charles Busey acknowledged by his mark "X" the adminstrator's bond for this father's estate, along with Thos. Kirk (by signature) and Wm. Duvall, Sr. (apparently by mark), his sureties. [Frdk Co Reg of Wills Admin Bonds, Original, MdHR 9499-2] I can't help but wonder if Charles' wife wasn't a Kirk. Surely at least one of these two men was somehow related to Charles.
When the inventory of his father's estate was filed in 19 Aug 1778 in Frederick Co, Charles Busey was noted as administrator. He served in that capacity at least until 1780.
When his brother Henry married on 13 Oct 1778 at the Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charles Busey was one of the witnesses. He also witnessed the marriage of Jacob Roads and Ann Cash on 23 Apr 1780 at the same place.
In the reutrn of the Officers of the Upper Battalion of Montgomery County, MD, 10 Apr 1779, Chas. Busey was noted as the First Lieutenant of Maj. Spriggs' former company.
Per the Frederick Co Judgement Book (page 463) November term 1782, Charles Bucey posted bail for Benjamin Nicholls. In March 1783 (p. 535) the bail was satisfied.
In 1789, Charles Busey by mark "X" acknowledged a sale of a horse in Frederick Co (WR#8:738). He sold land in the Urbana District of Frederick County, east of the Middle Monocacy River, along Winter's Run, to Thomas Burgee on 12 Dec 1789. [8-738 Frederick Co Deeds]
Charles appears in the 1790 Federal census of Maryland in Frederick Co. On 5 Sept 1798, there was a letter for Charles Busey of Bennett's Creek remaining at the post office in Frederick Town. In the 1800 Federal census of Maryland, Charles is again found in Frederick County, next to his son Thomas Busey.
Evidence suggests that Charles migrated with his children to Jefferson County, Ohio, about 1806. On 5 Jan 1809, Charles Busey sold chattels to Michael Rine in Jefferson Co, Ohio. This sale was acknowledged by mark "X" (note that Charles Jr. also used this mark). The sale of 4 feather beds and bedding, 100 bushels of corn, one horse, two plows, a pot, a kettle, 12 pewter plates and 2 dishes for $100, would appear to be the household effects of Charles Sr.
No estate file for Charles Sr. has been found.
Charles Busey and Martha ? had the following children:
82 i. Sarah5 Busey was born in MD 1768. She died after 1850:. She married Henry Gilchrist 24 Dec 1806: in Jefferson Co, OH. Henry was born ca 1755: VA/MD. He died 1850: at 95 years of age.
83 ii. Thomas Bucey was born in MD 1770. He died after 1850:. He married Elizabeth Beall April 1797: in Frederick Co, MD. Elizabeth was born ca 1774: in MD. She died ca 1835: OH. Thomas Busey voted in the presidential election on 9 Nov 1796 in Frederick Co, MD. In 1800, he was enumerated in the Federal census in Frederick Co, MD, next door to his father. In 1810, he was found in Brooke Co, (W)Va. In 1820-50, he was enumerated in Warren Twp, Jefferson Co, Ohio.
84 iii. ?Mary Busey. She married William Purdy (lic) 12 Jan 1795: in Frederick Co, MD. William was likely a son of William Purdy who died 1809 in Frederick Co, MD, leaving 14 children (only 4 boys). William Purdy (Sr) had served as First Lieutenant in Capt. William Duvall's Company along with Corporal Henry Busey, in Frederick Co, MD in 1776.(88) I cannot be sure that this Mary who married William Purdy was a daughter of Charles. I assign her here by process of elimination. I could very well be wrong.
85 iv. Elizabeth "Betsy" Busey was born in MD ca 1775. She died 1864: in Jefferson Co, OH, at 89 years of age. She married Michael Rine 26 Jan 1801: in Frederick Co, MD. Michael was born ca 1758: in Germany. He died 1830: in Jefferson Co, OH, at 72 years of age. As residents of Maryland, Michael and Elizabeth Rine sold land in Frederick Co, MD, on 25 Mar 1803 to Thomas Burgee, and 22 Oct 1805 to John Campbell. In 1809, Michael purchased certain chattels from Charles Busey in Jefferson Co, Ohio.
In his will dated 29 Jul 1824 and probated 19 Apr 1830 in Jefferson Co, Ohio, Michael mentions his wife Elizabeth and their 5 children, and names John Barrett his executor. No mention was made of the children of his first wife.
86 v. Charles Bucey was born bef 1779. He died 2 Apr 1853: in Jefferson Co, OH, at 74 years of age. He was buried : at New Alexandria cemetery in Cross Creek Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. He married Elizabeth Dawson 26 November 1813: in Jefferson Co, OH. Elizabeth was born ca 26 Aug 1788: in VA. She died 29 Feb 1872: in Jefferson Co, OH, at 83 years of age. She was buried : at New Alexandria cemetery in Cross Creek Twp, Jefferson Co, OH.
Charles was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census Warren Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. pg. 240.
Charles was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census Wells Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. pg. 169
Charles was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census Wells Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. pg. 150
Charles's will was probated 11 Apr 1853 in Jefferson Co, OH. In 1798, Charles Busey, Jr., son of Charles of Frederick Co, rented four lots in Hyatttstown, MD from Jesse Hyatt. Charles Busey, Jr., of Frederick then sold his rights to two of the lots to Thomas Burgee and two to George Davis in 1805. On 14 Dec 1805, Charels Busey, Jr., of Frederick, obtained 3 more lots from Jesse Hyatt, which he sold 14 Nov 1806 as Charels Busey, Jr., of Jefferson Co, Ohio.
87 vi. Rebecca Busey was born in MD ca 1779. She died after 1860:. She married David McDevitt 20 December 1804: in Frederick Co, MD. David was born ca 1782: in MD.
88 vii. Samuel Bucey was born in MD ca 1784.
89 viii. Joshua Bucey was born in Frederick Co, MD 11 March 1785. He died 14 February 1861: Wells Twp, Jefferson Co, OH, at 75 years of age. He married Eleanor D. "Ellen" Rine 24 January 1811: in Jefferson Co, OH. Eleanor was born 18 Jun 1786: in Frederick Co, MD. Eleanor was the daughter of Michael Rine. She died 1862: in Jefferson Co, OH, at 76 years of age.
Joshua was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census Warren Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. Joshua was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census Wells Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. Joshua was drafted into service in the War of 1812 as a private; he served from 18 Jun 1812 to 14 Mar 1813.
90 ix. Edmund Bucey was born in MD 17 March 1789. He died 19 Sept 1876: Washington Co, OH, at 87 years of age. He married Mary Dorsey 3 March 1812: in Jefferson Co, OH. Mary was born 27 January 1788: VA/MD. She died 8 August 1876: Washington Co, OH, at 88 years of age.
Edmund was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census Warren Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. pg. 240.
Edmund was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census Wells Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. pg. 173. In the Federal censuses of 1820 and 1830, Edmund had an elderly female in his household (born 1740-50). This may have been his mother or his mother-in law.
91 x. John Bucey was born in MD ca 1789. He died after 1870:. He married twice. He married Ann Corben 28 August 1827: in Jefferson Co, OH. She died bef 1847:. He married Lydia Dorsey 3 April 1847: Coshocton Co, OH. Lydia was born ca 1801: OH. She died before 1870:.
John was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Cross Creek Twp, Jefferson Co, OH. pg. 177. In 1870, John was living with his son David in Freeport Twp, Harrison Co, Ohio.
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