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Colonel Augustine Claiborne (1721-1787)
Holy Bible in English; Birmingham, John Baskerville, 1772.
Contains the records of Col. Augustine Claiborne and his wife Mary Herbert, of"Windsor,"
Sussex County, Virginia. It belonged to his son Herbert and hasdescended to the present
owner, Herbert Augustine Claiborne, who is fifth indescent from Col. Claiborne.
I William Burnet Browne (farther of Mary B. Claiborne) was born at Salem inNew England
October 7th 1738 and departed this life May 6th 1784 at his Seat in King William Virginia
he married Judith the Daughter of Charles Carter of Clive in Virginia - And left three
daughters Viz Mary Burnet Elizabeth Carter & Judith Walker
Augustine Claiborne (father of Herbert Claiborne) was born in King Wm County at Sweet
Hall - He married Mary Herbert daughter of Butler Herbert of Puddledock Near Petersburg
- And departed this life on the 3d day of May 1787. At his Seat Windsor in Sussex
County - And had by his Wife Mary, thirteen Children - Eight Sons, and five Daughters -
Viz Mary1 - Herbert2 -Augustine3 - Ann4 - Suckey5 - William6 - Butler7 - Elizabeth8 - Lucy
Herbert6 - John Herbert10 - Thomas11 - Richard Cook12 and Bathurst13. Mr's Mary
Claiborne Mother to Herbert Claiborne depart this life at Windsor on...day of
I Mrs Judithe Browne (Mother to Mary B Claiborne) departed this Life at Elsing Green the
2d day of December 1801
Betty C. B. Claiborne daughter of H. and Mary Claiborne, departed this life August 23,
1845. in the 46th year of her age.
Milly Ann Watson [some words erased] Third daughter of Wm F. and M. A. Watson was
born on the 21st day of November A.D. eighteen hundred and forty two. 1842 in the city
of Richmond Va and baptized by the Rev. Wm Norwood of the Episcopal Church on the
day of her mothers death, and the tenth from her birth.
L. B. Claiborne Jan 10 1850
I give this Family Bible to my nephew Howard Claiborne M.C.B. Bramhorn June 18th /59
Herbert Claiborne Eldest Son of (Augustine & Mary Claiborne of Windsor) was born on
Monday the 7th of April 1746
Mary Burnett Browne (Eldest Daughter of William Burnett & Judith Browne of Elsing
Green) was born the 7th of August 1765
The above Herbert & Mary Burnet was Married the 17th Feby 1781 - By the Rev'd Henry
1 William Burnet Browne the first Son of Herbert & Mary Burnett was born the 19th day of
December 1782 - ay Elsing Green. 12 Oclock at Night Baptised at Chestnut Grove by
2 Herbert Augustine Claiborne the Second Son of Herbert & Mary Burnet was born the 5
day of March 1784 - at Chestnut Grove - 10 Oclock in the Morning Baptised by Mr Shyring
3 Mary Carter Burnet the first Daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 20th day of
August 1786 - at 3 Oclock in the morning. Newkent Court House - Baptised by the Rev'd
James Sample. Obit. August 2".1864
4 William third Son of Herbert & Mary was born the 31st day of March 1787 at half after 4
Oclock in Morning at Newkent court House - Baptised by the Rev'd James Sample.
5 Judith Browne Clairborne Second daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 7th of March
1789 at half after 3 Oclock in the Morning at Newkent Court House - Baptised at St
Peters Church in Newkent by the Rev'd Benjamin Blackgrove
6 Lavinia Herbert the third daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 23d of August 1790 -
at 2 Oclock in the morning. at Wm Armsteads in Newkent Baptised by the Rev'd Price
Davis. She departed this life on the 30th day of March 1792. and buried at Elsing Green
near her Grand father
7 Harriot Herbert the fourth Daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 16th of January
1793 at Eight Oclock in the Morning at Elsing Green Baptised by the Rev'd Mr Price - God
fathers the Rev'd Mr Price & Wm Burnet Browne - God Mothers Mrs J. Browne & Polly
8 Lavinia Bathurs fifth daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 19th of January 1795 at
10 Oclock in the Morning at Elsing Green Baptis'd by the Rev'd Mr Price God fathers Cap't
William Reding of Salem N. England - and Wm Burnet Browne God Mother Mrs Browne.
9 Betty Carter Bafsett Sixth Daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 10th of January
1799 at 7 Oclock in the Morning at Elsing Green Baptisd by Rev'd James Price.
God-fathers John Bafsett, Wm Thomson, Capt. King. God Mothers - Betsy Bafsett & Mrs
Browne - and Mary Carter Burnet.
10 Augusta Brown the Seventh daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 23rd day of June
1800 - at two Oclock in the Morning at Elsing Green Baptisd by the Rev'd James Price.
God Fathers Herbert Augustine Claiborne - Wm Claiborne and Wm Bafsett. God Mothers
Mary Carter Burnet Claiborne Judey B Claiborne & Virginia Bafsett
11 Octavia the Eaigth Daughter of Herbert & Mary was born the 12th day of Feby 1802 at
three Oclock in the Morning at E Green Baptisd by James Price. She departed this Life,
July 23d 1802 and buried at E Green by her sister
Mary B Claiborne the Mother of the above Children Departed this life at E Green on
Wednesday the 16th day of January 1805. Age 39 y
Herbert Claiborne (her husband) son of Coln Augustine - died August 1814 at the
Cottage, King William County.
Herbert Claiborne Thomson, Eldest son of William and Mary H. Thomson was born July
Taken from the book: The Colonial Dames of the State of New York, Genealogical
Records, Manuscript entries of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, taken from Family Bibles