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

Sarah Smithers

Female 1762 - 1820  (58 years)


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  • Name Sarah Smithers 
    Born 1762  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1820  Cooper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I030108  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father John Smither,   b. Abt 1741, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1782, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Mother Lucy Carter,   b. 22 Feb 1738/39, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1799, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1761  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Cockerill,   b. 1759, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1834, Cooper County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1785  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F18291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of SARAH SMITHERS and PETER COCKRELL are:

      i. FRANCIS COCKRELL, b. Abt. 1800, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky; d.
      Abt. 1837, Nicholas county, Kentucky.

      ii. JOHN COCKRELL, b. Abt. 1787.

      iii. LUCY COCKRELL.

      iv. SALLY COCKRELL.

      v. NANCY COCKRELL, b. Abt. 1797.

      vi. THOMAS COCKRELL, b. Abt. 1798.

      vii. PETER BALL COCKRELL, b. May 25, 1800.


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      1780-1782 Record Book #11; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 285
      Smither, John, of Wiccocomoco Parish
      W. W. 12 June 1782---W. P. 14 October 1782
      Wife Lucy Smither-the whole of my estate both real and personal during her natural life, and at her death as follows:-
      Son James Smithers-the plantation whereon i now live, negro boy Charles, and one fourth part of the remainder of my estate at his mother's death, or sooner if she thinks proper.
      Daughter Sarah Smither-negro girl Darkey, bed and furniture, weaver's loom and gear, and one fourth part my estate at the death of her mother, or sooner if she thinks proper.
      Daughter Nancy Smithers-negro boy Moses, and one fourth part of my estate at death of her mother, or sooner if she thinks proper.
      Son George Smithers-negro boy Daniel, and one fourth part of my estate at death of his mother, or sooner if she thinks proper.
      If any of my children should die before they come of age or marry, their part to be equally divided among the survivors, and if any of the negroes given to my children should die before they
      come of age or marry, their part to be equally divided among the survivors, and if any of the negroes given to my children should die before they are possessed with them, they to have another.
      Wife Lucy Smithers, and friend Isaac Baisey, executors.
      Witness: William Montague and Joseph Sampson,

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