John Busby was the son of John and Elizabeth Busby, (father believed to have been born about 1707 in England, and immigrated to the Colonies in 1729 as an indentured servant to Richard White, barber, serving as a clerk). Birth year from American Biographical Index.
April 15, 1783, John Busby Junior is listed as the owner of two sets of land-the 137 acres known as Hooker's Prospect and Good Luck and the 143 acres represented by Busby's Spott, Busby's Chance. He paid the 1783 MD supply tax.
He married Edith Price in abt 1771. They were the parents of
*JOHN III (twin) BUSBY 1774 – 1853
Benjamin (twin) BUSBY b.1774 - 1850
*Melinda BUSBY 1775 – 1848 [m. Sheridan Cox]
Elizabeth M. BUSBY 1778 – aft 1860 [m. Matthew Wisner, Jr.]
Edith BUSBY 1781 - 1804 [m. John Willhelm]
Ruth BUSBY 1782 - 1860 [m. Joseph Johnson]
Dorcas BUSBY b. 1788-1864 [m. John Ford]
Rachel BUSBY 1789 – 1862 [m. Daniel Bossom]
Mehuldah "Huldah" BUSBY b. 1790 - ?
*Abraham BUSBY 1791 – 1855
BUSBY, JOHN DAR Ancestor
Service: MARYLAND Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: 1750 MARYLAND
Death: ANTE 5-21-1791 BALTIMORE CO MARYLAND
Service Source: ARCH OF MD, M871, 1783 ASSESSMENT REC, BALTIMORE CO
Service Description: 1) PAID SUPPLY TAX, 1783
Residence 1) City: NORTH HD - County: BALTIMORE CO - State: MARYLAND
Spouse 1) EDITH PRICE