Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Cockshutt

Male 1610 - 1642  (32 years)


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  • Name John Cockshutt 
    Born 7 Mar 1609/10  Padiham, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1642  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002630  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Family Jane Hicks,   b. 1612, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1629  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Cockshutt,   b. 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Mary Cockshutt,   b. 1637, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1671, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F01484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      John Cockshot, immigrated in 1641 with Jane his wife & Mary & Jane [his daughters] et al. In the next year Jane appears a widow; she m. Nicholas Causen prior to 1648.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber ABH, pp. 22, 59.

      July 5, 1642 - John Cockshutt demanded 2000 acres for transporting in 1641: self, Jane his wife, Mary Cockshott, Jane Cockshott, Eleanor Clerk, Thomas Hardie, Gilbert Metcalf, Michael Hacker.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 1, p. 24.

      Oct. 13, 1642 - Dame Jane Cockshutt (widow) was granted administration on estate of her husband John Cockshutt.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 2, pp. 140-1.
      Comment: More on Cockshott's estate here and at 2:169.

      Aug. 30, 1649 - Jane wife of Nicholas Cawsin late widow of John Cockshott demanded 2000 acres for Mary & Jane Cockshott her children by said John, due said John for transporting self & 7 persons in 1642, per Robert Clarke (surveyor.) Warrant for Patowmeck River between Cedar Point & head of Port Tobacco Creek.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 2, pp. 506-7