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

John Sothoron

Male Abt 1663 - 1712  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name John Sothoron  [1
    Birth Abt 1663  Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1 May 1712  Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11743  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Richard Sothoron,   b. 1643, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Sep 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Lashley,   b. Abt 1648, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1707, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1663  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Johnson,   b. Abt 1679, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Jun 1762, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1695  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Sothoron,   b. Abt 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1752, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 49 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Charles Sothoron,   b. Bef 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1711 and 1716, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 13 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Mary Sothoron,   b. Bef 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1751, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Benjamin Sothoron,   b. Bef 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Apr 1745, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 47 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. John Johnson Sothoron,   b. 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Dec 1744, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 46 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Samuel Sothoron,   b. Abt 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Jun 1768, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 60 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Richard Sothoron,   b. Bef 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Oct 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 70 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F2076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Sothoron, John, Charles County, 18th Mch, 1711; 1st May, 1712.
      To son John Johnson (Sothoron) and hrs., that land bought from Edward Barber by John Johnson, father of wife, also 135 A., "Long Monkshire."
      To son Samuell and hrs., 2 tracts in St. Mary's County, plantation with mill, edifices., etc.
      To son Richard and hrs., "Southerns Desire."
      To son Charles and hrs., 50 A., "Southorn's Hills."
      To dau. Ann, lease of parts of Chaptico Manor in St. Mary's County, and jointly with dau. Mary, 175 A., "Southorn's Delight," after 50 A. sold to John Pousting be taken out,
      To wife Mary, extx., personal estate, together with child., and dwelling plantation part of "Two Friends;" at her decease to pass to young. son Benjamin and hrs.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Price, William Wells.
      Test: Thos. Hunt, John Cartwright, Thos. Cooksey. 13. 402.
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      John Southeron 33B.140 I CH £232.1.6 May 1 1712
      Appraisers: Samuel Williamson, John Dent.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Price, William Wells.
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      Capt. Richard Southeron 24.167 A SM £106.5.0 £118.2.6 Oct 7 1703
      Payments to: Mr. Thomas Crubb factor to Mr. Peter Pagen & Co. (merchant in London), Mrs. Elisabeth Inman, Sir Thomas Lawrence per Mr. Jacob Moreland by Mr. James Hay, Mr. Jacob Moreland, Mr. W. Bladen.
      Administrator: Mr. John Southeron (son).
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      Richard Charlett 15.1 I CA Jul 31 1696 Oct 27 1696
      Appraisers: George Naylor (also George Nalor), Josh. Cecell.
      Approvers: William Barton, John Wightt.
      List of debts: Daniel Danilsone, Richard Steevens, Phillip Gittins, Richard Wallis, William Hill, Samuell Warren, Ignatius Craycroft, Richard Chaffey, Thomas Collier, Michael Taney bill to John Kelley, Lawrence Rowland, Samuell Warcupp, Martin Faulkner, Matthew Burnam, Jabez Greening, Thomas Tawney note to pay Browne, Jacob Morland, William Punch, James Rumsey, Phillip Tattersale, Jonathon Willson, Mr. Henry Lowe, Thomas Devise, John Jossling, James Browne, George Ransome, Lawrence Rowland, Henry Pope, Benjamin Greear, William Carter, William Rous, Joshua Cecell, Charles Tracey.
      List of desperate debts: Benjamin Greear, James Browne, Andrew Oggden, Phillip Cooxsey, Thomas Tawney, Henry Trueman, John Sothoron, Mr. Sprigg, George Walls, Martin Faulkner, Mr. Deacre, Ruth Hide, Robert Dove, Joseph Greear, William Rouse, Col. Henry Jowles, goods delivered by James Bigger, William Of ford, Marke Catterton, Phillip Willasey, William Selley, John Sprigg, Samuell Peters, John Cooper, Michaell Swift, Jacob Morland, John Henry, Henry Fender, John Stone, John Robinsone, Thomas Lawsone, William Younge, Richard Jenkins, Jonas Parker, Mr. Southorne, Jabez Greening, Thomas Collier, George Walls, William Willson, William Graves, William Carter, Henry Biggs, Robert Gates, Thomas Neilson, Mr. Sprigg, Phillip Allen, Jonathon Samwaies, Gabriell Burnam, Joseph Frye, John Maurice, Jonathon Willson, Thomas Price, Ralph Bagley, William Hill, John Murth, William Of ford Robert Dove, Ignatius Craycroft, Capt. James Keetch, Sarah Pearce, William Barker, John Howson, James Cobb, John Edenfield, Mr. Deacres, John Wright, John Robesone, Samuell Mason, Lawrence Rowlane, Phillip Tattersale, William Tagg, Robert Leech, Jonathon Prather, Capt. Wharton, Jonathon Goozey, Edward Dawson, Richard Hill, Thomas Davies, Philli Cooksey, John Robesone, Henry Trueman, Francis Capshan, Richard Chaffe, Benjamin Greear, William Williams, Thomas Cooke, Richard Clarke, Richard Wallis, John Gallon, Robert Gates, Michaell Cranley, Thomas Bowling, Daniell Danielsone, Dennis Mahane, Joseph Letchworth, William Rouse, John Dunkin, Peter Villet, John Henry, Jonathon Willson, Mr. Barton, Isaac Williams, Matthew Burnam, Henry Fernley, Richard Stevens, Phillip Gittings, Garret Cumberford, William Mills, Michaell Tawney, John Kelly, George Jones, Charles Watson, Charles Carrell, Thomas Gaunt, Garret Vanswaringan, John Dorset, Ignatius Cracroft, John Cave, Hugh Ellis, James Bigger.
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      Thomas Hutchinson 18.67 I CH £287.13.11 Sep 23 1698
      (also Thomas Hutchyson) (merchant)
      Appraisers: Jacob Moreland, John Sotheron.
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      Thomas Hutchinson 19-1/2A.102 A CH £287.13.11 £259.8.6 Dec 7 1699
      Payments to: Mr. Paggan & Co. (merchants), John Hawkins, Mr. Trottman, Richard Boughton, Mr. John Sothoron, Richard Comes, William Smith, William Trottman, Robert Skinner, Thomas Brook.
      Executrix: Ann Magruder, wife of Allexander Magruder.
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      Liber F2 Page 16; Charles County Land Records, Volume III, pg124;
      8 jul 1714; Recorded at request of Benjamin Sothoron, Gent.: 29Mar 1714; Indenture from William Marshall of Prince George's County, planter, to Benjamin Sothoron, for consideration of a former bargain and sale of a parcel from Josua Marshall of Prince George's county to John Sorthoron; Marshall rec'd £52.10.0 for a tract called "Two Friends"; it being the north half fomerly sold by Josua Marshall to John Sothoron to Ben Sothoron, s/ John Sothoron; laid out for 525 acres; /s/ Wm. Marshall, Rebekah Marshall; Wit George Dent, John Mactyre; 29Mar 1714, ack by William Marshall and Rebeckah his wife; alienation paid by Mary Rose on behalf of Benj Sothoron.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 87
      9 June 1696; Indenture from John Hawkins, planter, to Thomas Hutchison, merchant of St. Mary's Co.; for £60 a parcel called The Two Friends, formerly in St. Mary's Co.; lying on the east side of a great swamp coming from Pyle's Fresh; laid out for 525 acres; /s/ Jon. Hawkins, Elizabeth Hawkins (mark); wit. Philip Hoskins, John Hanson, Robert Yates
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 89
      9 Jun 1696; Indenture from Joshuah Marshall, planter, to John Sothoron, planter; for £52.10.0; a parcel called The Two Friends formerly in St. Mary's Co.; laid out for 525 acres; [this appears to be identical to the previous indenture]; /s/ Joshuah Marshall; wit. Phillip Hoskins, John Hanson, Robert Yates

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      Elizabeth Pratt, born about 1694, an eighteen-year-old "mallatto Girle," was the daughter of Dido who was set free by the will of Major Thomas Truman on condition she serve another ten years. Elizabeth was detained as a servant by the widow of John Sotheron on 12 August 1712 when the Charles County court ruled that she be discharged from service [Judicial Records 1711-5, E-2:152]. Elizabeth was apparently the "Mallatto child" who was valued at 5 pounds in the 1 May 1712 Charles County inventory of John Southeron [Prerogative Court Inventories and Accounts, Vol. 33B, 140].
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      Amy Ford, born say 1698, was the servant of John Southern on 12 November 1706 when the Charles County court presented her for having an illegitimate "Molatto" child [Court Record 1704-10, 273].
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 374-8: TWO FRIENDS: 525 acres; Possession of - 262-1/2 Acres - Southern, John: 262-1/2 Acres - Magruder, Alexander: Surveyed 8 Feb 1668 for Justinian Dennis & Robert Gates on the North side of a run that runs into the main fresh coming from Piles run: {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 9.

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