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

Mary Cox

Female Abt 1674 - 1748  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Mary Cox 
    Born Abt 1674  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Feb 1747/48  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003397  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father John Cox,   b. Abt 1645,   d. Abt 6 Apr 1696, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Margery MNU Cox,   d. Aft 1696, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stephen Cawood,   b. Aft Oct 1674, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1735, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Cawood,   b. 1693, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Berkeley County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Anne Cawood,   b. Abt 1694, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1754, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     3. William Cawood,   b. Abt 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1761, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     4. Mary Cawood,   b. Abt 1696, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1737, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     5. Thomas Cawood,   b. Abt 1697, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1766, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     6. Stephen Cawood,   b. 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1767, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Hester Cawood,   b. Abt 1702, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
     8. Penelope Cawood,   b. Abt 1710, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1783, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F01365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Cawood, Stephen, Sr, Charles Co,, 9th Sept, 1735; 15th Oct, 1735.
      To son John and hrs, part of 'Hull" (for desc. see will).
      To son William and male hrs, residue of "Hull" after decease of wife; sd. son dying without male issue, sd. land to pass to son Thomas and male hrs.; he dying without male issue to son Stephen and hrs.
      To wife Mary, extx, part of "Hull" during life and use of entire personal estate; at her decease personalty to be divided among sons and daus, viz.: Stephen, Thomas, William, Anne Thomas, Mary Willet, Hester Robinson and Penelope Robey and their male hrs.; should wife marry she is to have her thirds and residue divided among afsd. child.
      After decease of dau. Anne Thomas her portion of estate to be divided amongst grandchild. --- (the child. of her former husband, William Atchison).
      Test: Ignatius Windsor, Thomas Bevan, Henry Acton, Jr, Anne Harris. 21. 439.
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      Stephen Cawood 21.241 CH 391.4.11 Dec 19 1735 Feb 4 1735/6
      Appraisers: William Middleton, Thomas Hawkins.
      Creditors: Robert James.
      Next of kin: Thomas Cawood, William Cawood.
      Executrix: Mary Cawood,
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      Stephen Cawood 15.254 A CH 391.4.11 4.14.11 Dec 15 1736
      Sureties: Thomas Windsor, Thomas Cawood.
      Received from: John Caton.
      Payments to: Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
      Executrix: Mary Cawood
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      John Clubb 30.293 CH 71.8.10 Mar 26 1745
      Appraisers: William Middleton, Jr., James Smallwood.
      Creditors: William Middleton Sr , Samuel Hanson, Jr.
      Next of kin: Mary Cawood, William Cawood.
      Executor: Matthew Clubb (surviving executor).
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      Charles County Land Records, 1733-1743; Book O#2, Page 200.
      Deed of gift, recorded May 26, 1737. I, Mary Cawood of CC, widow, for 5 shillings and for the natural love I have for my son-in-law, Ralph Roby and Penelope, his wife, and for divers other good causes, I have given Ralph and Penelope a certain Negro girl which I now have in my possession called Jenny, about 8 years old, to be delivered to them after my death. If the said Negro should have issue, then said Ralph Roby and Penelope, his wife, are obliged to make over to my daughter, Anne Thomas, wife of John Thomas, and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten, the 1st child that shall be born of sd Negro Jenny, and the 2nd child to my daughter, Mary Villett, wife of Charles Villett and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten. I warrant the abovesd Negro girl and her increase (except the children above mentioned) to said Ralph Roby and Penelope, his wife (after my death as is abovesaid) from me, sd Mary Cawood. Signed May 25, 1737 - Mary Cawood. Wit - John Roby, Wm Cawood.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 74
      1713; Recorded at request of Dr. Samuel Berry:
      2 Oct 1704; Indenture from Stephen Cawood, planter, and Mary his wife, planters, to Dr. Samuel Berry, Gent.; for 3,000# tobacco; a parcel called HOPEWELL; containing 100 acres; /s/ Stephen Cawood; wit. Ubgatt Reeves, Samuel Luckett; ack. 10 Nov 1713 by Stephen Cawood
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      Charles County Court Records, August 1742 Court, Liber T#2, Page 419.
      Mary Cawood, by her petition, sets forth that she is in possession of a tract of land in CC called Hull, the bounds whereof being precarious and uncertain, she asks for a Commission to prove the bounds thereof. Ordered that Commission issue, returnable here, to William Middleton, Thomas Hawkins, Samuel Hawkins, & Henry Acton of CC, to examine witnesses in relation to the premises.
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      Charles County Court Records, November 1742 Court, Liber T#2, Page 469.
      Pursuant to the order of last Aug CC Court, Commission issued, returnable here, to William Middleton, Thomas Hawkins, Samuel Hawkins, and Henry Acton, Gent, to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land called Hull, lying in CC, in the possession of Mary Cawood, as follows: To William Middleton, Thomas Hawkins, Samuel Hawkins, and Henry Acton, Gent. Whereas Mary Cawood, seized of sd Hull, did, on Aug 10, being in the 28th year of our Dominion, prefer her petition to our Court before Robert Hanson, Gent, and his associates, our Justices within CC, for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of sd land, know that we have given you (not being any way related to the petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land) you authority to examine witnesses as afd. Signed Aug 14, 1742 - Edmd Porteus, Clk.
      And now here, William Middleton, Thomas Hawkins, and Samuel Hawkins, Gent, 3 of the Commissioners afd, return the Commission afd, with a certificate thereon, and subsequent depositions thereunto annexed, viz - We did meet on the within mentioned tract of land called Hull, and there took the depositions of all such witnesses as were offered to us in relation to the bounds thereof. Signed Oct 12, 1742 - William Middleton, T: Hawkins, Sam: Hawkins.

      CC. Oct 8, 1742. John Clubb, aged about 88, who declares that about 40 years ago, he was on a resurvey made by Stephen Cawood, late of CC, decd, and then he understood by sd Cawood and others, that the white oak on which this deponent now lays his hand, to be a bound tree of sd Cawood's land.

      James Griffeth, aged about 50, declares that his father-in-law, James Smallwood, told him that the white oak mentioned in the foregoing deposition, was a bound tree of sd Smallwood's land called Hopewell.

      Stephen Cawood, aged about 42, declares that the white oak on which he now lays his hand, being the same that's mentioned in the above deposition, he was shown by James Smallwood, decd, and Samuel Berry, to be a bound tree of his father, Stephen Cawood, decd's land called Hull.

      William Atchison, aged about 23, declares that the white oak by which he now stands, mentioned in the foregoing depositions, his grandfather, Stephen Cawood, decd, showed him it to be the 2nd bound tree of sd Cawood's land.
      Ignatius Windsor, aged about 23, declares that the white oak mentioned in the several depositions above, Stephen Cawood, decd, showed him to be the 2nd bound tree of the sd Cawood's land.

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 314-84: HULL: 600 acres; Possession of - 600 Acres - Cawood, Stephen: Surveyed 18 May 1675 Stephen Cawood at a bound White Oak the main branch of Mattawoman a bound tree of the land HOPEWELL: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOPEWELL; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Samuel Berry from Stephen Cawood; 2 Oct 1704,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 314-84: HULL: 600 acres; Possession of - 600 Acres - Cawood, Stephen: Surveyed 18 May 1675 Stephen Cawood at a bound White Oak the main branch of Mattawoman a bound tree of the land HOPEWELL: Other Tracts Mentioned: HOPEWELL; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Samuel Berry from Stephen Cawood; 2 Oct 1704,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 404-175: HULL, ADDITION TO: 140 acres; Possession of - 140 Acres - Stephen Cawood: Surveyed for Stephen Cawood 31 Aug 1725 lying on the South side of Mattawoman Swamp adjoining to a tract of land called HULL and one other tract called PARADISE BEGINNING: Other Tracts Mentioned: HULL; PARADISE BEGINNING; ; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},