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

John Jenkins

Male Bef 1634 - Aft 1661  (> 28 years)


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  • Name John Jenkins 
    Born Bef 1634  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Jan 1660/61  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I067636  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 

    Father Family Jenkins 
    Family ID F09315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne MNU Jenkins,   d. Bef 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1654  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Jenkins,   b. Bef 1655, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1733, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 80 years)
     2. Nathaniel Jenkins,   b. Bef 1664, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     3. Daniel Jenkins,   b. Bef 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1725, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)
     4. Josias Jenkins,   b. Bef 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1688, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     5. Philip Jenkins,   b. 1672, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1716, William and Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Frances Jenkins,   b. Bef 1684, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1722, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F05849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan MNU Bachelor,   b. Bef 1634, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years) 
    Married Bef 1658  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F31691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • mm: my belief that John was the father of these kids, circumstancial evidence only by his location
      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      John Jenkins. Transported Feb. 1653 [presumably Feb. 1653/4.] Servant.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber ABH, p. 381.

      John Jenkins. Immigrated in 1654 with Ann, his wife, & married Joan, widow of Thomas Bachelor, by 1658.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber 4, pp. 63 and 375, and Liber Q, p. 33.

      John Jenkins. Immigrated by 1658 with Thomas Jenkins, servant.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber Q, p. 47.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 14 Nov 1659, Page 68
      Capt. John Jenkins demands warrant against William Heard; action of defamation; 14 Nov 1659; subpoena to warn Daniell Hutt, mariner, William Hale, Samuell Parker & Briget Philpot to testify
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 14 Nov 1659, Page 71 - 72
      indenture, 28 Apr 1659 from Samuell Parker, Cooper, to William Heard, planter; for a valuable sum of tobacco, a Parcel Of land lying on the Potomac bounded by Pasquehange Creek mouth; 150 acres; adjoining Capt. Jenkins /s/ Samuell Parker (mark); wit. William Crawford; Humphery Pike (mark); acknowledged in court by Samuell and Joane Parker; /s/ George Thompson, clerk
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 4 Sep 1660, Page 97
      William Heard demands subpoenas for Mr. Robert Handley and Samuell Parker in case between him and Capt. John Jenkins

      Capt. John Jenkins demands subpoena for William Hall and Thomas Lomax to testify in case between him and William Heard
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 4 Sep 1660, Page 101
      252. William Heard, by his atty. Daniell Johnson, Plt.; Capt. John Jenkins, Def.; letter of attorney appointing Daniell Johnson; 4 Sep 1660; /s/ William Heard (mark); wit. Mathew Gage, William Robeson; Heards petition claims he agreed with Capt. John Jenkings for lease of a parcel of land and cleared it in about 10 weeks then Jenkins forced him off the land; both parties consent to referral to Gov. and Mr. John Hatch who met 8 Sep and ordered defendant make payment to petitioner for work done
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 260 to 264
      Henry Peare acknowledged the ensuing bill of sale to Walter Story and John London of London, merchants: Indenture 2 Feb 1663 between Henry Peare, planter on the Potomac River, and John London, merchant of London, for 100 of lawful money of England a parcel of land on the Potomac River of 150 acres; adjoining Paskehanse Creek; mentions Capt. Jenkins' land; /s/ Henry Peere (mark and seal); wit. William Heard (mark), John Small
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=80&last=&g_p=P3&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Jenkin, John.
      Publication 14 May 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1000 acres south upon a little creek which parts it from the Doegs Island and upon the western branch.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 80 (Reel 2).
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      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=325&last=&g_p=P3&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Browne, Richard.
      Publication 22 March 1654.
      Gen. note "Renewed in Mr. Brents pattent of 1150 acres dated May 25, 1657."
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Brown.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 650 acres upon Potomack, Beginning at the mouth of a Gut in a Marsh, which Gutt divides this land from the land of John Jenkin.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 325 (Reel 2).
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      Title Dodson, Gerverse.
      Publication 14 May 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Dobson, Dotson.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1300 acres south upon the Western branch of Potomac, east upon the land of John Jenkin.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 82 (Reel 2).
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      Title Jenkins, John.
      Publication 17 March 1655.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Jinkings, Jinkins.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 400 acres being a neck of land called Egg Neck. .
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 49 (Reel 4).
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      Title Jenkins, John.
      Publication 3 November 1660.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Jinkings, Jinkins.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 400 acres being a neck of land, called by the name of Eggneck.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 463 (Reel 4).

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      Archives of Maryland; Volume 3, Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1660-1661. Page 402;
      At a Councell held at St Johns The Leiuetennt the 9th Day of January 1661 Present Chancellor. Secretary
      Upon Informacon that John Jenkins formerly Capt John Jenkins whoe raysed the mutiny in Charles County in February last and hath since been for the said fact prosecuted to an Outlawry, is retourn'd againe into this Province and Lurketh aboute Wiccocomaco River and Pikaiwaxen and that he hath been seene at the howses of Josias Fendall and Christopher Russell and that Arthur Turner is suspected of Complyance with the said Jenkins and his Complices. Ordered that the sd Jenkins and Russell be fortwith apprehended and Comitted to prison at St Marys without Bayle or Maynprise. That the said Josias Fendall be confined to his howse till further order from this Board and that Capt James Neale doe send for the said Turner and cause him to finde two sufficient Suretyes for his good abearance or elce to Comitt him to the Sherr. and that the Chancellor doe see this order be fortwth putt in Execucon:

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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 3; Pg 255
      JOHN JENKIN, 1,000 acs. Northumberland Co., 14 May 1653, p. 80. Bounding S. upon a little creek which parts it from the Doegs Island & upon the western branch, beg. above the mouth of said little creek, etc. Trans. of 20 pers.*
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3: pg 299
      Col John Mottrom, 3,609acrs. Westmoreland Co. 7Oct 1654, p 306. 2,109acrs butting Sly. upon Potomac Riv this tract known as the Doegs Island. 1000acrs S. upon a creek parting in from sd island, Wly upon land of John Jenkins, Ely toward land of Thomas Speake, 2,109acrs granted to Richard Twiney, 8Jul1651, and 1,000acs granted to John Jenkins, 14May1653, both of which patentees assigned to sd Mottrom and now renewed; & 500acrs due for transporting 10persons: Rob Page, Dan Cortnake, (or Cormake) David Price, James Savage, Anth Johnson, John Clay, Fra Rickett, John Norman, Wm Luke.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 345
      MRS. MARY BRENT, 1250 acs. Westmoreland Co., 25 May 1657, p.
      1, (I33). On S. side of Petomack Riv. 600 acs. part being a patent dated 11 Sept. 1653, bounded N. W. by N. upon Mathias Point, S. W. by S. to land of Mrs. Jones, etc. 650 acs. beg. at the mouth of a gutt in a marsh which divides this from land of Jno. Jenckin, which was granted unto Richard Browne 22 Mar. I654 & assigned unto Giles Brent, Esqr., who assigned same unto said Mary Brent. Renewed 28 Nov. 1662.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 4; Pg 331
      JOHN JENKINS, 400 acs. called Egg Necke, Northampton Co., 17 Mar. 1655,
      p. 31, (49). S. side main branch of Anancocke, bounded on W. by a branch parting same from land of Richard Wansworth. Trans. of 8 pers: Richd. Browne, Jno. Harrold, Wm. Farr, (or Hart), Jeffery Hughes, Toby Calgey, Ann Jordan, Marg. Willmude, Wm. Lemon.

      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4: pg 406, the above land assigned to John Nicholls, 17Mar1655.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4: pg 392
      Major John Dodson, 350 acrs Westmoreland Co. 1Apr1662, p281 (383). E. upon Potomac River, Sly upon land of Gervas Bell and Nly upon land of Richard Brown, 200acrs part of patent to Gervas Dodson dated 1Feb1650, by him sold to John Jenkins, who assigned to sd Dodman & 150acrs to Gervs Bell & sd Jenkins by them deserted and granted to sd Dodman by order of court 29Nov1659. Trans of 2 pers.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4: pg 413
      John Jenkins, 250acrs Northampton, adj land of Tho Teagle, Jno Johnson, negro & Anthony Johnson Negro. p 53 (501), 17Mar1655 to John Williams who assigned to John Jenkins.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5: pg 449
      Dorothy Brookes alias Butler, 650acrs Westmoreland Co, 23Mar1664, p 172, upon S.W. side of Appamattox Creek & Potomac River, running to small gut dividing this and part of patent layd out for Major Washington, thence to Bigwood, SW extend to head of same thence with trees which divides this and land now in possession of Higden and Lawrence Abbington, & N Wly to land taken up by Richard Griffin and Major Washington. Said land given to him by will from Henry Brookes to sd Dorothy: 329acrs of which is held by patent dated 14Oct1657, 321acrs found more due for Trans of 7 persons: Jno Smith, Jno Wells, Jno Evans, Thos Coles, Jno Devenith, Jno Jenkins, Robt Parker.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6: pg 11
      John Jenkins 1200acrs. Accomack Co formerly Northampton Co, parte bet 2 main br of Accomack Cr which makes Egg Neck &c., 9Nov 1666. p 6, 400acrs parte granted sd Jenkins 3 Nov1660 and 800 for Trans of 16 pers: Kath Hodkins, Joane Long, Jno Meredith, Jno Pannull, Ed Jenkins, Edward Hine, Rob Hillar, Edward Smith, Jeff Waringham, Jno Tayor, Tho Winn, Eliz Reynolds, Joseph Harris, Nicholas Smith, Myles Gray, Jane Willand (or Willard)
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6: pg 29-30
      Thomas Button, 404acrs Rappahanock Co. upon the head of Hodgkins Cr 4Apr1667. p106. Beg at a path by land of Lt Col Goodrich by lands of Hodgskins and White &c granted to John Gillett, now newly meastured & due for trans of 8 pers: Wm Moore, Mr. Ty Barne, Tho Allen, Ed Ells, Same Fanne, Mary Gossicke, Wm Houseford, Jno Jenkins.
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol XXIII; Abstracted by Beverley Fleet

      p.21. Patent. 14 May 1653. Rd Bennett, Gov. etc to John Jenkin, 1000
      acres in Northumberland Co. Adj S on a little creek parting it from
      the Doeggs Island and on the Western branch, etc. Due for transporting
      20 persons.

      p.21. Jno Jenkin of Westmoreland Co, planter, assigns the above 1000
      acres to Gervase Dodson. 8 Maroh 1653/4. Signed John Jenkin. Wit: by
      Gervase Bell his mark. John Williams his marke Ack and rec 21 Aug
      1654.