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

Thomas Wilcoxon

Male 1753 - Bef 1838  (~ 92 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wilcoxon 
    Birth Between 1746 and 1753  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 2 Jun 1838  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21086  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Thomas Wilcoxon,   b. 23 Apr 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Jan 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Hardy,   b. 27 Dec 1726, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Sep 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1746  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Dent Hardy,   b. 2 Nov 1757, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1787, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 31 years) 
    Marriage 24 Apr 1781  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, Page 63
      Elizabeth Wilcoxon, 51: 13: 10: 5
      Thomas Wilcoxon, 29: 25: 7
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 290 THOMAS WILCOXEN, Jr. 05/25/1775 01/15/1776
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Thomas Wilcoxen --son (eldest son)
      -to have the third of testator's part of a tract of land where testator now lives called "Dear Park" along w/ another tract of land called "Long Lane"
      -to have the tract of land "Talbert's Rest" and "Talburt's Lott" -to have Negro boy 'Peter."
      2, Henry Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro woman -Bess" and Negro boy "Nat"
      3. Alse Cramphin
      -to have 30 acres of land being part of a tract of land called The White Marses" adjoining the Widow Evens's land including the houses and meadow and the plantation to have for her natural life on her paying the sum of 6 pounds annually if demanded
      4. George Wilcoxen --son
      -to have all of testator's part of a tract of land called "The White Marshes-
      -to have Negro boy 'Jem"
      5, Anthony Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro boy "Isaac."
      6. John Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro boy "Dolney"
      7, Mary Wilcoxen --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Rachel"
      8. Jesse Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro boy "Nan"
      9, Elizabeth Wilcoxen --wife
      -to have all the remainder of the estate both real and personal for her natural life
      -named executrix of the will along w/ testator's son Thomas
      10. Elizabeth Wilcoxen -daughter
      Ruth Wilcoxen --daughter
      Ann Wilcoxen --daughter
      -after widow's decease or remarriage to have the rest and remainder of testator's estate
      Witnesses: Henry Berkley, Levin Wilcoxen, Rebecca Sims (mark)
      Then came: Henry Berkley and Levin Wilcoxen Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Thomas Wilcoxen 3rd and Elizabeth Wilcoxen
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      Prince George's County MD Will Book Liber T No. #1; 1797-1803;
      Folio 460 ELIZABETH WILCOXEN 09/05/ 1801 09/15/1801
      "being weak & Low ...."
      Bequeaths to:
      I . Mary Swearingen --daughter
      -should there be enough left over from the rent and produce of the plantation to have
      the sum of 3 guineas
      2. Ruth Wilcoxen --daughter
      -to have I cow, heifer and featber bed
      -to have the biggest of the colts which testatrix has
      3. Elizabeth Summers --daughter
      Nancy Wilcoxen --daughter
      -Negroes "Ben" "Suck" and "Lucy" to be divided among then and testatrix's daughter Ruth and should Elizabeth die w/out heirs, then Elizabeth and Ruth to divide the Negroes between them
      -remainder of the estate in be divided b-etween them and daughter Ruth
      4. Thomas Wilcoxen. --son -to have Negro boy -Judson"
      -named exeeutor or the will
      Witnesses; Overton Carr
      Henny Mahoney (mark)
      Then came: the two above named subscribers to the will
      Note; the testatrix signed the will with her mark
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      1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 168. At the request of Thomas Wilcoxon the following Deed was recorded October 29, 1781
      Indenture made October 27, 1781; Levin Wilcoxon, planter of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 51 pounds specie money paid by Thomas Wilcoxon, Sr., of PGCo has sold a tract called "Addition" containing 68 acres. Signed Levin Wilcoxon in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, Abraham Boyd and at the same time Mary Wilcoxon w/o Levin Wilcoxon relinquished her right of dower
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      1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 169. At the request of Thomas Wilcoxon the following Deed was recorded October 29, 1781
      Indenture made October 27, 1781; Levin Wilcoxon, planter of Montgomery County, Maryland in consideration of 75 pounds specie paid by Thomas Wilcoxon, Sr. of PGCo have sold tracts called "Coxon Chance" and "Addition" containing 100 acres Signed Levin Wilcoxon in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, Abraham Boyd and at the same time Mary Wilcoxon w/o Levin Wilcoxon relinquished her right of dower
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      1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 225. At the request of Judson Coolidge the following Deed was enrolled July 22, 1782
      Indenture made July 22, 1782; Thomas Wilcoxon, Sr., planter in consideration of 194 pounds 1 shilling and 3 pence specie paid by Judson Coolidge as also for diverse other viable considerations him thereunto moving has sold part of a tract called "Bogg of Allen" in fee simple containing 103 acres and beginning at a beginning bounded white oak of "Cold Spring" and likewise the beginning tree of "Cold Spring Addition". Signed Thomas Wilcoxon, Sr. in the presence of and acknowledged before Frank Leeke, Samuel Hepburn
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      1780-1784 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 1 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 238. At the request of John Lowe, Jr. the following Deed was enrolled August 28, 1782
      Indenture made August 15, 1782; Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr. in consideration of 100 pounds current money paid by John Lowe, Jr. as also for good causes and considerations him thereunto moving has sold part of a tract containing 7 acres near Hynson's branch and beginning on the 4th line of "Batchelors Hope". Signed Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr. in the presence of James Moore of Benjamin, Richard Kirby and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, H. Rozer and at the same time Mary Dent Wilcoxon wife of Thomas Wilcoxen, Jr. relinquished her right of dower
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      1784-1785 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 325. At the request of James Moore s/o Benjamin the following Deed was recorded July 13, 1785
      Indenture made July 13, 1785; Thomas Wilcoxon of Fairfax County, Virginia in consideration of 140 pounds current money of the State of Maryland paid by James Moore s/o Benjamin PGCo as also for divers other valuable considerations him thereunto moving has sold a tract called "Addition to Deer Park" containing 100 acres and beginning at a white oak it being the beginning tree of "Cash" formerly surveyed by George Moore. Signed Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr., James Moore of Benjamin in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, John Smith Brookes and at the same time Mary Wilcoxon w/o Thomas Wilcoxon relinquished her right of dower
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      1784-1785 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber FF 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 329. At the request of Leonard Soper the following Deed was recorded July 13, 1785
      Thomas Wilcoxon of Fairfax County, Virginia in consideration of 400 pounds current money of the State of Maryland paid by Leonard soaper, planter has sold part of three tracts called "Batchellors Choice", "Mill Dam" and "Talbotts Rest". Beginning at a white oak stump being the original beginning of "Batchellors Choice" and "Weaver's Delight" containing 100 acres and bounded by "Burbridge", the 4th line of "Batchelors Hope" and the first line of "Talbott Rest" heretofore conveyed by Thomas Wilcoxon, Sr. To Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr. Signed Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr., Leonard Soaper in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, John Smith Brookes and at the same time Mary Wilcoxon w/o Thomas Wilcoxon relinquished her right of dower
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      1785-1787 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 465. At the request of Overton Carr the following Deed was recorded August 14, 1787
      Indenture made August 14, 1787; Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr. and Mary Wilcoxon his wife of Fairfax County, Virginia in consideration of 5 shillings sterling money of Great Britain paid by Overton Carr has assigned tracts "Dear Park" and "Wilcoxons Underwood" lying on Hanson's [Hensons] Branch in PGCo; also the grist mill now in possession of John Hawkins Lowe together with all the tools, irons, timbers of every kind, cogs, rounds, hogsheads, barrels and so forth also everything belonging or in any manner appertaining to the fulling mill. Signed Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr., Mary Dent Wilcoxon (and relinquished her right of dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Fielder Bowie, John Smith Brookes

      === Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      PGLR JRM13:48
      Indenture 8th Sep 1808
      From: Francis X. Spink, Raphel Spink, Margaret Spink, Elizabeth Sping and Sarah Spink all of Washington Co., KY, and Anne Burch of Bullet Co., KY of the one part
      To: Thomas Wilcoxon of Prince Georges Co., MD For the sum of two hundred and thirty three Dollars a Tract of land called the Wedge, containing one hundred and two acres and three quarters of an acre

      PGLR JRM13:51
      Know all men by these Presents that I Sarah Spink of Washington County in the State of Kentucky widow and relict of Francis Spink late of Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland deceased for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar money of the United States to me the said Sarah Spink by Thomas Wilcoxon of Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland will and truly paid the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge have remised released and forever quit claimed and by these presents do remise release and forever quit
      claim unto the said Thomas Wilcoxon all and all manner of dower and right and title of dower whatsoever which I the said Sarah Spink now have may might should or of right ought to have or claim of in or out of the whole tract of land above mentioned of one hundred and two acres and three quarters of an acre more or less one third part of which has heretofore been conveyed by Ignatius Spink William Spink and James D Spink brothers of the said Francis
      X Spink Raphel Spink Margaret Spink Elizabeth Spink and Sarah Spink and Anne Burch mentioned in the above deed of conveyance which land belonged to the said Francis Spink my late Husband at the time of the coverture between him and me the said Sarah Spink and also all manner of action or actions writ and writs of dower whatsoever so as neither I the said Sarah Spink nor any other person for me or in my name any manner of dower or writ of action of dower or any right or title of dower of or in the said Land or of or in any Part or Parcel thereof at any time hereafter shall or may have claim or prosecute against the said Thomas Wilcoxon his heirs or assigns~ In Testimony
      whereof I the said Sarah Spink doth hereunto set my hand and seal on this ~ day of ~ in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven~
      Signed sealed and delivered her
      in the presence of~ Sarah Spin
      mark

      Received on the day and year above last mentioned of Thomas Wilcoxon one dollar money of the united States the consideration the last above written
      Test pr me

      The State of Kentucky - Washington County Sct - To all to whom thse Presents shall come Know ye that we Francis X Spink Raphel Spink Margaret Spink Elizabeth Spink Sarah Spink Anne Burch children of the within named Francis Spink deceased and Sarah Spink widow and relick of the said Francis Spink have deputed authorised and empowered and by these presents do depute authorise and empower that is to say we the said Francis X Spink Raphel Spink Margaret Spink Elizabeth Spink Sarah Spink and Anne Burch do hereby authorise and empower Richard Ponsonby and Osbern Vermillion of Prince Georges County in the State of Maryland or any one of them to appear before the proper authority in the said County of Prince Georges and acknowledge for us and in our names the within Deed of bargain and sale to be our act and Deed ~ and I the said Sarah Spink widow and relict of the said Francis Spink deceased do hereby authorise and empower the said Richard Ponsby & Osbern Vermillion or any one of them to appear in like manner before the proper authority in the said County and for me and in

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