Descendants of JOHN BOUNDS Sr.



By Myron Bound - - and the Bounds List
In 1614 a John Bownd, age 20, sailed from London aboard the ship Hopewellbound for the Barbadoes. Around 1660-65 land records in NorthumberlandCounty VA reflect a John Bounds Jr. About 1670-72, a John Bounds, wifeAnn Hiam(Hyam) and son William left Northumberland County VA and went toWicomico County Md. This is where the Bounds history in America beginsalthough I have references to other Boundses living in Delaware,Virginia, and or elsewhere in Maryland at about the same time. Therecords of the births, deaths, & marriages of the Bounds family may befound in the Green Hill Church, officially St. Bartholomew's, which stillstands on the bank of the Nanticoke River.

In 1692, John Bound was among the ones appointed to "laying out anddividing ye county into parishes". John Bound was chosen as vestryman forStepney Parish and the Stepney Parish Church was built in 1698 and wasreplaced in 1735 by the Green Hill Church.

1- John Bounds born died 1700, at his Tipiqueen plantation,in what was then part of Somerset County and now part of Wicomico County.

m Ann Hiam (Hyam) b?? died 07 Aug 1677, at Tipiqueen plantation.

John Bounds Jr. was a planter and lived in Dorchester Co Md. he marrieda Rebecca_____. She remarried to a Charles Hopkins following the death ofJohn Jr.