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

Samuel Dobson

Male 1628 - Bef 1685  (< 57 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Samuel Dobson 
    Born 1628 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 16 Mar 1684/85  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015047  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Family Lucy Stratton,   b. Bef 1640,   d. Aft 1685, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1661  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Stratton,   b. Bef 1659, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Dobson,   b. Bef Aug 1664, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lucy Dobson,   b. Abt 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1723, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F09778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

      Samuel Dobson, transported 1659.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 5, p. 81.

      Samuel Dobson, immigrated by 1661 with Lucy Dobson & Edward Russell.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 4, p. 589.

      Samuel Dobson, immigrated 1668.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 11, p. 524.
      ===
      James, Edward, 14th Aug., 1666; 17th Oct., 1666.
      To Samuel Dobson and Lucy his wife, entire estate in trust for child (unnamed) of testator.
      In event of death of sd. child, estate to fall to child. of sd. Samuel and Lucy Dobson.
      Test: Wm. Boarman, Thos. Darcy. 1. 281.
      ===
      Thomas Speake 8.274 A SM #10123 #12061 Oct 12 [1682]
      Payments to: Mr. Richard Hobart, Dr. Hodgeson, ------ Maddox, James Bowling, Dennis Haskelong, Thomas Marshall, John Barvis, Samuell Dobson.
      Executor: James Bowling.
      ===
      Charles County Court and Land Records, Volume II
      Liber F Page 44
      28 Nov 1674; Indenture from Matthew Harmon to Samuell Dobson of St. Mary's Co.; for 3,000# tobacco; a parcel called Lumber Street; bounded by Mattawoman Creek; /s/ Matthew Harmon (mark); wit. Ralph Coates, Philip Lynes
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 2 July 1661, 136
      William Marshall desires to record bill of sale 17 Apr 1660 marked (no 210) Thomas Jarvis and Hugh Oneal do assign rights in this bill of sale to William Marshall dated 8 Dec 1660; /s/ Thomas Jarvise, Hugh Oneal (mark); wit. Richard Morris, Samuel Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 4 Mar 1662, Page 189
      Samuell Dobson demands warrant against John Delahay, debt value of 400# of tobacco
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 199
      484. Samuell Dobson enters his mark 22 Apr 1662
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 201
      Samuel Dobson presents a servant Thomas Jackson on behalf of Tho. Gerrard; judged to be ca 16 years
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 209
      500. Deed of Gift: Samuell Dobson gives unto his wife's daughter Mary Stratton a heifer with calf
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 210
      501. Thomas Gerrard, Esq., assigns 2 cows and 2 calves to Samuell Dobson; 4 Mar 1660; Is/ Thomas Gerrard; wit. John Smith, Thomas James

      502. Thomas Gerrard grants Samuel Dobson a little brown cow with calf, 7 Apr 1662; /s/ Thomas Gerrard; wit. Christian Wrinsyngue, John Smith

      503. Thomas Gerrard, Esq., discharges Samuel Dobson from all debts; dated 7 Apr 1662; /s/ Thomas Gerrard; same witnesses
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 10 Jul 1662, Page 234 - 235
      Mr. William Marshall, Plt., Mr. Hen. Oneal, Def.; regarding debt of 1480# of tobacco which Oneal owes petitioner in behalf of his wife; Mr. Vanderdunk per acct. to William Marshall; lists items of debt and Edmond Lindsey, atty.; total 1270# of tobacco;

      Deposition of Samuel Dobson, age ca 34 years, regarding above debt mentions Mr. Marshall and Mrs. Oneal;
      defendant ordered to pay plaintiff 280# of tobacco;
      mentions maid servant
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 2 Oct 1662, Page 255
      William Marshall appoints Samuell Dobson his atty.; 9 Oct 1662; /s/ William Marshall (mark); wit. Richard Morris (mark), William Codwell (mark)
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 2 Oct 1662, Page 256
      Samuel Dobson, planter, certifies he has received bills to the value of 15,000# of tobacco from William Marshall; 19 Oct 1662; /s/ Samuell Dobson; wit. Randolph Cremor, John Piper (mark)
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 2 Oct 1662, Page 258
      John Goldsmith to oversee estate for his daughter at the decease of John Piper; /s/ Christopher Camell (mark); wit. Samuell Harris (mark), John Norman (mark), Samuell Dobson; will of Christopher Carmell's was proved at St. Marys in common form 27 Mar 1661; Henry Sewell, Esq., Secy.
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 1
      Mr. Robert Sly demands warrant against Daniell Johnson; subpoena Samuell Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 2
      Samuell Dobson, atty. of William Marshall, demands warrant against John Piper; admn. to Christopher Carnell; action of debt; 4 Nov 1662
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 3 - 4
      Mr. Daniell Hutt, Plt., atty. for Henry Mees and John Benbow, merchants; Mr. James Walker, Def.; George Thompson presents letter appointing him atty. to Daniel Hutt 27 Oct 1662; /s/ Daniel Hutt; wit. Thos. Mathews, Leonard Green; bill for 868# of tobacco; 6 May 1661; /s/ James Walker; wit. Justinian Gerrard, Samuell Dobson; referral to next court requested and granted
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 6 - 7
      Daniell Johnson, Plt.; Mr. Robert Sly, admn. to Samuell Smith, Def.; Samuel Dobson sore he had nothing to say concerning the bill in agitation; mentions Mr. Gerrard, Capt. William Barren, and Mr. Hundly
      Samuel Dobson swore in open court that according to his former oath he can say nothing to the bill now in agitation; Jacob Johnson swore in open court the he witnessed this bill between Daniell Johnson and Samuel Smith; Defendant alleges that the bill is invalid because it was signed on Sunday; requested referral to next court; granted
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Nov 1662, Page 12 - 13
      Samuell Dobson, Mr. Marshall atty., Plt.; John Piper, atty. for estate of Christopher Carnell; regarding debt of 280# of tobacco and cask; bill binding Carnell for 587# of tobacco to William Marshall; dated 26 Jan 1660; /s/ Christopher Carnell (mark); wit. John Hatch, Richard Foster (mark)
      endorsed on back for 379# of tobacco received; 28 Dec 1661 /s/ Robert Sly; ordered that the defendant satisfy the plaintiff out of the estate of Christopher Carnell 208# of tobacco
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B,14 Nov 1662, Page 25
      Samuell Dobson, atty. of William Marshall, demands warrant against William Smoote; debt value of 1300# of tobacco
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 16 Dec 1662, Page 26
      Samuell Dobson demands warrant against James Lee, admn. of John Delahay; action of debt
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 17 Dec 1662, Page 38
      Samuel Dobson, atty. to Mr. William Marshall, Plt.; William Smoot, atty. to Thomas Lomax, Def; regarding debt of 1300# of tobacco-, defendant craves referral, plaintiff withdrew papers
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 18 Dec 1662, Page 52
      George Thompson, Plt.; Samuell Dobson, atty. to James Walker, Def ; Thompson appointed 27 Oct 1662; wit. Thomas Mathews, Leonard Green; petition regarding debt, bill binding James Walker for 868# of tobacco; dated 6 May 1661; /s/ James Walker; wit. Justinian Gerrard, Samuell Dobson; appointment of Samuel Dobson as atty.; /s/ James Walker; wit. Peter Care (mark), John Smith; Walker ordered to satisfy debt
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 18 Dec 1662, Page 55
      Samuel Dobson, Plt.; James Lee, Def.; admn. to John Delahay; debt of 448# of tobacco and cask by assignment from Thomas Gerrard, Esq. to Thomas Jarvice and from assignment from Jarvice to petitioner
      Bill binding Delahay to pay unto Thomas Gerrard, Esq., 448# Of tobacco at the dwelling house of James Lee in Nangemy; 19 Aug 1658; /s/ John Delahay (mark); wit. Thomas Lomax, James Lee (mark); endorsed on back: Thomas Gerrard assigns rights in bill to Thomas Jarvice; 28 Dec 1659; /s/ Tho. Gerard; Thomas Jarvice assigns rights to Samuel Dobson 21 Feb 1660; /s/ Thomas Jarvice; wit. William Marshall (mark); Richard Morrise (mark); defendant confesses judgment; court orders payment
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 Feb 1662/3, Page 59
      Samuel Dobson, atty. to Thomas Gerrard, demands warrant against Humphery Attwickes; debt of 500# of tobacco
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 11 Feb 1662/3, Page 81 - 82
      William Marshall by his atty. Samuel Dobson, Plt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, Robert Hundly, admns. to Capt. Christopher Russell, Def.; no such action; clerk made mistake in writing
      William Marshall by his atty. Samuel Dobson, Plt.; William Smoote, by his atty. Thomas Lomax, Def.; action of debt 1320# of tobacco in cask; bill binding Smoote to pay Marshall 1320# of tobacco; 26 Mar 1662; /s/ William Smoote (mark); wit. George Gilberd (mark), William Tourner; defendant confesses judgment; court orders payment and court costs
      ====
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 125
      John Piper and Samuell Dobson bind themselves never to trouble nor molest Edward Swan of a parcel of land containing 100 acres which the said Swan was possessed of before any of us had any relation to the one half of the said land; 14 Jan 1662; /s/ John Piper (mark); Samuell Dobson; wit. Susan Swan (mark)
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 125
      4 May 1663 according to the warrant of the underwritten, verdict concerning a servant maid which was belonging to Mr. Francis Pope being drowned do find that servant came accidentally by her death; /s/ Edward Swan, constable, and coroner Hew Thomas; Peter Hipkis, Mr. William Marshall, Mr. John Cage, John Waltom, Richard Morris, Edward Philpot, Alexander Smith, Nicholaus Gros, Francis Wine, Francis Frenla and Samuell Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 130
      John Waltom demands warrant against Mary Hews; action of slander, subpoena Samuell Cressey, Mrs. Beane, Samuel Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 131
      Anne Gother demands warrant against Samuel Dobson in action of the case; subpoena Tho. Baker, Tho. Hussey and Brigit Philpot and Joane Michell
      Francis Wine demands warrant against Tho. Baker; subpoena for Mr. Marshall and Samuell Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 30 Jul 1663, Page 157 - 158
      Anne Gother, Plt.; SamueI Dobson, Def.; petitioner claims wages due her from William Marshall of 500# of tobacco and cask and Samuell Dobson, Marshall's attorney, promised her a hogshead containing the said tobacco affirming that it was a Mr. Thomas Hussey's; when petitioner claimed tobacco it proved to be absolutely rotten
      Defendant denies to have anything to do with her and craves nonsuit; granted; plaintiff non-suited and to pay court cost
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 30 Jul 1663, Page 161
      Samuel Dobson examined in open court at the request of Mr. William Marshall said that he saw William Pecke sign, seal, and deliver to William Marshall and indenture and that it was his free deed and act and that he was a free man when it was signed...
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 3 Feb 1663/4, Page 254
      Edmond Lindsey demands warrant against Samuell Dobson; debt of 790* of tobacco
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 9 Aug 1664, Page 353 - 354
      Samuell Dobson confesses judgment to John Nevill, assignee of the service of Edmond Lindsey in the following Bill binding Samuell Dobson of Wicokomeko upon the Potomac to pay Edmond Lindsey of Portobacco 798* of tobacco and cask; 9 Nov 1662; /s/ Samuel Dobson; wit. Edward Swan, Samuell Jowell Edmond Lindsey assigns his rights in above to John Nevill; 8 Mar 1663/4; /s/ Edmond Lindsey (mark); wit. Tho. Maris, Wallter Hall
      Court orders satisfaction be made to Samuell Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 9 Aug 1664, Page 356
      Samuel Dobson brought the following to be recorded: Thomas Jarvis assigns his rights in 2 cows, one steer, one yearling heifer to Samuel Dobson in case I do not come into the province of Maryland within 3 years one cow calf to Samuel Dobson to be given to John Coats' son Hewgh Coats and another cow calf to be given to William Empson's child after it come to the age of 3 years or upwards; in case the said Thomas Jarvis does come into the Province within 3 years the said Dobson to deliver the said cattle with their increase, all casualties excepted, unto him; 27 Feb 1660; /s/ Thomas Jarvis; wit. Richard Morris (mark), William Marshall (mark)
      Samuel Dobson assigns his rights in the above to his son Samuel Dobson; /s/ Samuel Dobson, wit. Wm. Price, George Thompson
      Mary Empson's guardian, Mr. Thomas Baker, enters her mark of hogs and cattle; calf given her by Thomas Jarvis to be kept by her guardian until she marries or comes of age
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 75
      Acknowledgment by Edward Swan and Susanna Swan to Wm. Ward: 1668
      17 Aug 1658; John Lugar, late sec'y to the Province, for transporting several persons, due land which was granted to James Walker, assignee of John Lugar, son of John Lugar; a parcel of land on the west side of Wicomico; called WALKER'S RUNN; containing 200 acres; /s/ Josias Fendall; recorded, Philip Calvert, Sec'y
      James Walker assigns his rights in above 27 Jan 1658; /s/ James Walter; wit. Robert Hiscok (mark), Richard Grayner (mark)
      John Piper and Sam. Dobson acknowledge ownership of the 200 acres by Edward Swan; /s/ John Piper (mark), Sam. Dobson; wit. Susanna Swan (mark)
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 83, 11 Jun 1672;
      Indenture from John Grubb, furrier, to George Holmes; for a certain sum; a tract of land called Grubb's Venture; near Wicomico fresh; bounded by Zachia Swamp and John Ballaine; laid out for 83 acres; /s/ John Grubb; wit. Sa. Dobson, Will Baker
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E, Page 84, 11 Jun 1672;
      Indenture from John Grubb to George Holmes; for a certain sum; a tract of land called Venture Beginning; on the west side of the Wicomico Run in the swamp; laid out for 50 acres; /s/ Jno. Grubb; wit. Samuell Dobson, Will. Baker
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber F Page 44, 28 Nov 1674;
      Indenture from Matthew Harmon to Samuell Dobson of St. Mary's Co.; for 3,000# tobacco; a parcel called Lumber Street; bounded by Mattawoman Creek; /s/ Matthew Harmon (mark);
      wit. Ralph Coates, Philip Lines
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber F, Page 138, 13 Sep 1675;
      Indenture from John Lemaire, surgeon, to John Cassock; for 11,000# tobacco; a parcel called Cassock's Lop on the east side of Portobacco Creek; bounded by Henry Hawkins; containing 100 acres; another adjoining parcel called Lemaire's Purchase; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ John Lemaire; wit. Thomas Lomax, Samuell Dobson
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber G, Page 125, 5 Mar 1677;
      Indenture from John Duglas, Gent, to James Smallwood; a parcel called Welcome purchased from Joseph Bullott on 8 Jan 1677; for 7,500# tobacco; containing 200 acres; /s/ John Duglas;
      wit. Benja. Rozer, Samuell Dobson
      ===
      John Deery 5.229 I SM #70324 Apr 16 1678
      Servants mentioned: Elisabeth Armstrong.
      Appraisers: John Blomfeild, Thomas Innis.
      List of debts: Samuell Dobson, John Quigley, James Stavely, Charles James, Thomas Long, Edward Pynn, Capt. Diggs, Thomas Innis, Hugh Manning, Charles Preist, Garret Vansweringen, Gilbert Tubervile, Constant Keefe, Richard Lamb, William Guither, Simon Spratlin, Thomas Jones, Alexander Chancey, John Baker, ThomasGuither, Dr. Brookes, Thomas Masterman, John Evans (taylor), Daniell Devize, Henry Exon, Clement Hill, Robert Peca, Nicholas Painter, Thomas Mathewes, Robert Ellys, John Blomfeild, the publique, Kenelm Cheseldyn, John Askin, Charles Gusseth, Nehemiah Blackiston, Com. Combes, Robert Carvile, John Jones, Elizabeth More, Thomas Bland, William Calvert, Esq., John Hamilton, Thomas Gilbert, Robert Purrington, William Stevens (Pocomoke), James Pennington, John Martindall, Thomas Hinton, Elizabeth Potter, James Neale, John Rousby, John Darnall, Richard Hutchinson, Henry Potter, Alexander Draper, Mr. Mason, Col. Thomas Taylor, Col. Vincent Lowe, Joshua Doyne, John Slye, Samuell Dobson, Jacob Lockermaine, John Tanner, Walter Hall, Capt. Darnall, John Stone, Thomas Ebb, Hester Cordea, John Cambell, Timothy Tracey, Thomas Walker, Capt. Thomas Taylor, John Haslewood, Michaell Rochfort, Stephen Murty, Thomas Winn, John Rawlings, Lewis Blangy, Richard Bayly, William Eagle, John Jordeine, Thomas Helgar, John Wells, John Bearecraft, David Cuffin, Edward Cooke, Peter Sayer, Philip Lines, Thomas Courtney, George Godfry, Henry Mitchell, Richard Keene, Mrs. Delaroach, Thomas Bowdall, Samuell Tovey, Thomas Cosden, Francis Swinfen, Robert Wilson, Francis Sourton, Olliver Davis, John Manley, Edward Man, Thomas Clipsham, John Winn, Thomas Jones (sloopman), Robert Graham, Thomas Bankes, Henry Fox, Henry Phipps, Richard Hubbert, Thomas Gerrard.
      ===
      John Garnish 6.658 A SM #73498 #78774 Mar 1 1679
      Payments to: Robert Ridgely, Richard Smith at suit of Samuell Allen, Thomas Shore, Nehemiah Blackstone, Samuell Dobson, Thomas Mathews, Charles Hutchins, Mr. chesledyn, John Burdet, George Mason, Katherine widow of deceased, Arthur Hart.
      List of debts (runaway): Simon Perdy, Theophilus Twiford, Thomas Smith, William Pitts, William Cox, William Petterson.
      List of debts (can't be found): Mr. Barcker (merchant), Nicholas Gwither, Mr. Wright (merchant), Lewis Griffin, Benjamin George, Thomas Penroy, Martin Phillips, John Vaughan, William Kenie, William Millet, George Knight.
      List of debts (insolvent): Mr. Francis Surton, Mr. Williams, Mr. Thomas Bennet, William Crane.
      List of debts: John Martindale, Henry Hardy, John Watson, Daniell Clocker, William Greengo, Richard Loyd, Capt. Thomas Walker, John Anderson, William Rosewell, Thomas Butler, John Barnes, William Stephens, Col. Steevens, Jacob Peeterson, Miles Gray, Randall Revell, Thomas Keyton, Stephen Cannon, William Alford, Thomas Mathews, John Edmondson, Robert Graham, Henry Exon, John Lewellin, Richard Keene, Col. William Calvert, John Richardson, James Rumsey, John Dolton, Humphry Jones, John Shanks, Joshua Guibert, John Hamilton, Abraham Reade, Robert Carvile, John Addison, Samuell Dobson.
      Administrator: Henry Exon.
      ===
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 321-138: LEMAIRES PURCHASE: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Miller, John: Surveyed 6 May 1673 for John Cassock at a bound oak in the woods adjoining to the land called CASSOCKS LOTT (poss by John Miller who married the daughter of John Cassock dead no heirs.: Other Tracts Mentioned: CASSOCKS LOTT; CHANDLERS PURCHASE; ; Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - John Chandler from John Mellor; 30 Oct 1719 {mm note: John Miller}, Included in resurvey of CHANDLERS PURCHASE, folio 391 escheat, 11 Sept 1719,

      ===

Research Links  Find Samuel Dobson at the following sites -

Ancestry records for Samuel Dobson