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

Thomas Caton

Male 1711 - 1752  (41 years)


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  • Name Thomas Caton 
    Born 17 Feb 1711  St. Margaret's, Westminister Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 28 Aug 1752  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Oct 1752  London Town, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I107020  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Father William Caton,   b. Bef 1688,   d. 24 Feb 1718, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Caton,   b. Bef 1692,   d. Bef Jun 1717, St. Margaret's, Westminister Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1708 
    Family ID F46823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne West,   b. Bef 1729, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1794, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Bef 1745  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Caton,   b. 28 Aug 1745, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Stephen Caton,   b. 1746, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F30607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Caton (of London Town, merchant) bur. 28 Aug 1752. All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
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      Thomas Caton 63.454 AA £195.4.4 Oct 20 1752 Sep 1 1757
      of London Towm
      Appraisers: William Chapman, Jr., Richard Moore.
      Creditors: James Dick attorney for Alexander Black, James Dick Stephen West.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Ann Caton.
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      Thomas Caton 63.456 Dec 19 1752
      List of debts.
      Administratrix: Ann Caton.
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      Wooten, William, Londontown, A. A. Co. 30th Aug., 1744; 19th Sept., 1744.
      To wife Elizabeth, plan. "Brewer's Chance Upheld" in A. A. Co. At her death to divide among child. William, Thomas, Elizabeth, Rachel, John and Samuel.
      To wife and child. afsd., personal estate.
      Test. wills that his lots in Londontown, including that one on which his dwell. stands, be sold to satisfy his debts, but that 40 sq. ft. be reserved as a burying ground for his family, where he desires to be buried.
      Test: Stephen West, Charles Moore, Thomas Caton. 23. 562.
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      BLACK, ALEXANDER, London Town, Dorchester Co., merchant. 7 Dec, 1740; 8 Mar, 1757
      Bro: William Black, now in London,
      Niece: Mary Black, his dau,
      Sister: Mary Black, in Edinburgh.
      Mother in Edinburgh,
      Niece: Mary Tate.
      Sister: Margaret Tate, mother of Mary Tate.
      Sister: Christian Williams; her dau. Hannah.
      Sister: Jenny Campbell, in London.
      Cousin: James Dick.
      Ann Bead, in Maryland.
      My apprentice, Thomas Caton.
      Exs: WM. Black of London, merchant; James Dick, Thomas Caton, James Wardrope of the Province of Maryland.
      Wit: Stephen West, Jr. and Stephen West, Sr., Paul Ruiz. 30. 295
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      Charles Cheney 21.309 A AA £209.13.2 £35.17.11 Jul 22 1745
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of £20.11.9.
      Received from: Richard Williams.
      Payments to: Thomas Caton, James Dick, William Chapman, William Chapman, Jr., Daniel Campbell, Lord Baltimore, Samuell Smith, William Rogers, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Mentions: Mr. John Gassaway attorney for MM Godfry & Isaac Milner (merchants in London), Jonathon Forward (merchant in London).
      Executrix: Agnes Deal, wife of John Deal.
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      William Sellman 22.26E A AA £506.2.9 Aug 21 1746
      The amount of the accounts also included £76,12.5 in sterling.
      Received from: Capt. John Gassaway (administrator Of Capt. Thomas Gassaway), Mr_ Thomas Caton, John. Watts, Mr. Samuel Preston Moore, Samuel Lockwood, Mr. Brian Philpot (merchant in London), Mr. William Black (merchant in London), Mr. Joseph Adams (merchant in London).
      Payments to: Robert Sanders, Jr., estate of John Watkins, John Jacobs for schooling Thomas (eon), Mr. William Howell, Samuell Coatts, John Hammond, Mr. Samuel Smith, Scarbrough Sparrow, Mr. Onorio Razolini, John Gassaway (administrator of Capt. John Dixon), William Black (merchant in London), Isaac
      Milner (merchant in London, dead) per Brian Philpot (merchant in London) & Godfray Milner (merchant in London, dead), Ann Sellman (daughter, her portion), Charles Sellman (son, his portion), John Sellman (son, his portion), William Sellman (son, his portion), Joseph Cowman for William Sellman.
      Legatees: Jonathon (accountant), Ann (accountant).
      mentions: all representatives (unnamed) are of age except Thomas (son). Executors: Ann Sellman, Jonathon Sellman
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      Thomas Tucker 39.154 AA £180.11.7 Nov 25 1748 Jan 18 1748
      Appraisers: James Deale, Richard Franklin. Creditors: Joseph Cowman, Thomas Caton.
      Next of kin: Elizeabeth Tucker, Richard Tucker. Executor: Thomas Tucker.
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      Col. George Dashiel 30.150 A SO £1857.5.11 £736.3.2 Jul 22 1751
      The amount of the inventory also included &231.9.3 in gold & silver. A second inventory is cited in the amount of £2.16.10 & £2.5.10 in gold & silver. The amount of the accounts also included E121.4.5 in gold & silver.
      Received from: Henry Richards, Danil Cordary, William Cray, executor of Thomas Goslee, Sarah Johnson, Jacob Crouch, Sr., Job Surman, John Evans, Sr., John Williams, Jacob Crouch, Jr., Comfort Hopkins, George Hardy, executor of Edward Corby, administratrix of Absolom Hobbs, William Davis, Robert Collier, heirs (unnamed) of Ann Hall, Thomas Collins, George Bennett, John Spear, John Hitch, administrator of Benjamin Cottman, Peter Magee, Jervis Jenkins, Thomas Carmichal, John Jenkins, Matthew Kemp, Clement Christopher, Mary Collins, Jo. Weatherly, Thomas Goodward, Ezekiel Humphreys, William Hitch, Daniel Cox, Major Floyd, George Toadvine, Richard Nicholson, administrator of James Bready, Thomas Hacker, John Caldwell, John North, Matthew Manger, Daniel Dulany, Isaac Dashiel, Charles Dashiel, Thomas Dashiel, John Piper, Robert Downes.
      Payments to: Justices of Somerset County due Paper Currency Office passed to Thomas & George Wallace, William Stewart (son of William Stewart (dead)) per Robert King the younger (guardian of William the younger), Dr. John Done, Nehemiah King, Anthony Bacon (merchant in London), Anthony Goldsmith, John Handy (in Virginia currency & paper currency), Thomas Smith, Joshua Knight, Jarvis Ballard, Jr. per Henry Waggaman, Jane Handy wife of Thomas Gillis, Joseph Morris, Henry Lowes & Co., J. Dennis, James Johnson per Robert Swan, Hugh Hagerty, Dr. Joseph Ennalls, Alexander Adams, Erasmus Drinkald, Maj. John Elsey (executor of William Caldwell) per Heber Whittingham, George Gale (administrator of Matthias Gale), Capt. William Murray, estate of Adam Muir per William Brown, Levin Dashiel, Richard Gildart, Esq. per Richard Orme due said Gildart & Sons paid to Nathaniel Hough, Lord Baltimore paid to Thomas Gillis, John White, Catherine Dunkin paid by John Piper, John Williams, Thomas Dashiel, Richard Snowden per Samuel Middleton, Thomas Caton paid to John Inch, Jonas Green, Charles Parker & Clement Parker (representatives of Thomas Parker (dead), their portions of said Thomas' estate), Thomas Gillis, William Arbuckle (in Virginia currency) paid to George Douglas, Patience Hicks paid to Joseph Ennalls, Henry Waggaman, Henry Ballard, Daniel Dulany, Esq. paid to Thomas Moore, legal representatives (unnamed) of Peter Burnett (deceased was administrator), Clement (accountant), William Piper (dead, deceased was administrator) paid to John Piper & Joseph Piper & Sarah wife of Clement (accountant) & Anna wife of Lowther (accountant), cost of suit by John Piper for self & as guardian of Joseph Piper for legacies from said William Piper devised by deceased to Mary Dashiel & Jane Dashiel, Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Administrators: Clement Dashiel, Lowther Dashiel.
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      Richard Tootell 32.215 A AA £671.18.11 £1421.4.7 May 20 1752
      Payments to: William Reynolds, Capt. Phillip Allingham, Nicholas Maccubbin, Gamaliel Butler, William Beall, Jr., James Johnson per Robert swan, Richard Bennett, Esq. paid to John Loockerman, Jr., John Senhouse, Edmond Jenings, Esq., Richard Dorsey, Philip Allingham, Joseph Hill, Moses Maccubbin, Garrett Woolf, Edward Rumney, Samuel Preston paid to Richard Moore, Simon Duff, Richard Wilkins, William Lee, George Atkinson, Daniel Dulany, Esq. paid to William Thornton, Dr. Charles Carroll, Commissioners of the Paper Currency per Richard Dorsey, Charles Carroll, Esq., George Plater & Onorio Rozolini, Benjamin Tasker, Esq., Richard Harrison (administrator of Capt. Daniel Watts), Alexander Black per Thomas Caton, James Dick, Christopher Grindall per James Slemaker, John Raitt, John Brice, Stephen Bordley, Abraham Woodall, Daniel Russell paid to Edward Dorsey, Elisabeth Walls, Elisabeth McLeod, George Scott, Ashbury Sutton, Thomas Williamson, Edm. Jenings, Esq. paid to William Thornton, Richard Chase for fees on 2 actions against Charles Ridgely (in Baltimore County), fees in suit against William Cumming, John Inch and his wife Jane Inch, Richard (accountant), Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Legatees: Hellen (accountant, received Negro Cloe).
      Executors: Hellen Tootell, Richard Tootell.
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      William Robinson 33.263 A DO £53.0.1 Nov 17 1752
      Payments to: Thomas Caton, John Tootle per Mr. Cubbin, Elisha Stevens, Thomas Taylor, Bartholomew Ennalls for Daniel Dulany, Esq., administrator of Thomas Nevett per William Shelton, William Adams (administrator of William Beestin) for Richard Bennett, Esq., James Auld.
      Administratrix: Mary Robinson.
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      Mary Henderson 33.371 A AA £436.18.11 £47.16.10 Mar 22 1753
      Payments to: Maj. Nathan Hammond, Walter Dulany paid to Maj. Nathan Hammond, John Brice.
      Payments to (due from Thomas Henderson (deceased was executrix): Capt. Darby Lux, Capt. Jerningham Bigg paid to Thomas Hughes, Thomas Hughes for Thomas Caton, Dr. James Walker.
      Administrator: Greenberry Dorsey.
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      Elisabeth Gibs 36.278 A AA £200.17.3 £92.9.10 Jun 25 1754
      Payments to: for bill drawn on Mr. Peter Fearon (merchant in London) payable to Kinsey Johns, Ann Caton (administratrix of Thomas Caton), Mr. John Brice, Dr. Thomas Lingan, John Watkins, Jr., Mary Watkins, Mr. James Dick, Mr. Nathan Hammond for Mr. Walter Dulany, Mr. Nathan Hammond for Daniel Dulany, Esq. (dead).
      Executor (acting): Thomas Gibs.

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