Col. Philip Briscoe Sr.
Born 1649? Charles Co. MD
Died 1724 Charles Co. MD
Susanna Swann

m. 1677?
Charles Co. MD
b. 1660?
d. 1739/40
Charles Co. MD
John (Capt.)

b. 1678
Charles Co. MD
d. 1734

b. 1679/80
Charles Co. MD
d. 1743
St. Mary's Co. MD

b. 1680
Charles Co. MD
d. May 1735

b. 1685
Charles Co. MD
d. 1725
Charles Co. MD

b. 1686?
Charles Co. MD
d. by 1724
St. Mary's Co. MD

b. 1687?
Charles Co. MD
d. ?Feb, 1738
Charles Co. MD
Ann (Anne)

b. 1688
Charles Co. MD


b. 1692?
Charles Co. MD


b. 1693
Charles Co. MD
d. Sep 19, 1750
Philip was a physcian in St. Mary's Co. MD.
Philip was a coroner, magistrate, justice and civil officer in Charles Co. He served on a vestry in St. Mary's Co. in 1692 and 1697. He represented Charles County in the Lower House of the Assembly in 1699-1700.
St. Mary's County was established in 1637, the first county in Maryland (see present day map for location). Neighboring Charles County was established in 1650 (see present day map for location).
Daughter Sarah married Thomas Truman, 1684-1717. Their daughter Sarah Truman married Samuel Compton, 1716-1765.
In his will written about Apr 1724, Philip mentions deceased son George and eight of his children as living. In her will written Feb 5, 1739/40, his widow mentions decesaed son John, deceased daughter Judith Brook and, as living, daughters Ann Wood, sons Philip Jr. and James (Executors). Summary of the Will of Philip Briscoe Sr. Summary of the Will of Susanna Briscoe
Russell, George Ely & Donna Valley Russell, ed., The Ark and the Dove Adventurers, Genealogical Publ. Co., Inc., 2005, pp. 20-29.
"Matthew COMPTON I", in "Descendants of John F. Compton (Bef 1644 - Aft 29 May 1713 and Bef 5 March 1718)" , website.
Papenfuse, Edward C., A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, Baltimore MD, p. 169.
Will of Philip Briscoe, proved Jan 29, 1725, Maryland Wills, 18:339.
Will of Susanna Briscoe, proved Jul 24, 1740, Maryland Wills, 22:212.
Maryland Administrations, 7:216.
Will of Matthew Compton I, Charles Co. MD, SLC Fil #13761, Will #4 1734-1752, pp. 235-236, Liber 25, Folio 150, Mar 19, 1744/45.