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

Elizabeth Gorsuch

Female 1641 - Aft 1681  (> 41 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Gorsuch  [1
    Born 13 May 1641  Walkerne Parish, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1681  Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31915  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2023 

    Father John Rev. Gorsuch,   b. Abt 1608, Walkholme, Hertford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Apr 1657, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Lovelace,   b. 1610, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1676, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1628  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Howell Powell,   b. 1623, Castle Madoc, Brecknockshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1704, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Bef 7 Jul 1662  Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Powell,   b. 1671, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1732, Talbot County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     2. Howell Powell,   b. 1674, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1740, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F20811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLIAM THOMAS, Gentleman, their son, was Land Agent for Lord Baltimore and acquired many large grants. He inherited the remainder of "KEDGERTON", 986 acres; had Resurveyed "MOUNT HERMON", 890 acres (of which 300 acres was set aside for the wedding dower of his second wife--Joanna Powell, and which descended to my mother, Eliz. Thomas Wallis Schutt, and sold after her death (1919). He acquired 740 acres, part of STRATFORD MANOR, and 100 acres of New York; Tilghman's Farm, and Chance, 682 acres; Thomas' Discovery, 200 acres, etc. He was b--c--1687, was m--1st--at Cecil Meeting of Friends, to Johanna Hosier, in 1697. He was m--2dly--before a large and distinguished gathering of Friends at Tred Avon Meeting--to Joanna Powell, dau--of Howell Powell, Jr. and Esther Bartlett, in 1738, by whom he had one son, JAMES THOMAS, b--3m-18d, 1739.

      Howell Powell was the son of Howell Powell, Sr., and his wife, Eliz. Gorsuch (Rev. John, Daniel, Wm.), dau--of Rev. John and Anne (Lovelace) Gorsuch, dau--of Sir William Lovelace, Knight, of Bethersden, Kent, England, and sister of Gov. Francis Lovelace of New York, and the poet, Richard Lovelace.
      Howell Powell was the son of Hugh Powell, Castle Madoc, Brecknockshire, Wales.
      Wm. Thomas built his home in 1711 (still standing). He d--1739.
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      James Hughes 2006-05-08 10:26:36
      Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623 -1666 , Page 132

      Gorsuch, Elizabeth, 1652, by Tho. Hoane, (???) Co.
      Gorsuch, Lovelace, 1652, by Tho. Hoane, (???) Co.
      Gorsuch, Charles, 1652, by Tho. Hoane, (???) Co.
      Gorsuch, Kath., 1652, by Tho. Hoane, (???) Co.
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      James Hughes 2006-05-08 09:05:45
      p.195. Thos Powell & Howell Powell sell Will Clapham, senr., 700 acres. dated "last day of June 1659".
      signed
      Tho Powell
      How Powell
      Wit.
      Walter Dickeson
      Richd GORSUCH
      Recorded 1st Aug. 1659

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs
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      Link: http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmar sha&id=I29049
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      p. 324. Robert Gorsuch and Rich Gorsuch sell to Ralph Horton 600 acres. Refers to Tho Powell as attorney for Robt. Gorsuch. Dated 27 Feb. 1664/5. signed Rich Gorsuch Tho Powell Wit. Edw Roe Howell Powell Rec. 1st Oct. 1665.
      Power of Att. Rich Gorsuch and Tho Powell to "our Loving friend Edward Roe to ack. above sale. Dated "27th 12th month 1664" signed
      Rich Gorsuch
      Tho Powell
      Wit.
      Tho Gaines
      Howell Powell

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS - PATENT BOOK 3; Page 275
      THEO. HOANE, Gent., 130 an. Lancaster Co., on N. side of Rappa. Riv., 22 Feb. 1652, Page 187. (Record incomplete). Trans. of 3 pers: Robert Gorsuch, Richard Gorsuch, Anne Gorsuch.
      SAME. 720 acs. on N. side of Rappa. Riv., beg. on Ewd. side of a branch running out of the head of Cosotawaman Riv. &c. Same date, Page 188. Trans. of 15 pers: Elizabeth Gorsuch, Charles Gorsuch, Lovelace, Gorsuch, Kath. Gorsuch, Sarah Chandler, Daniel Chandler, Alice Stanley, Mary Clarke, Elizabeth Kitchin, Thomas Penn, Daniel Smith, William Penn, Row. Beamond, Richard Smith, Tho. Forecraft.

  • Sources 
    1. [S78] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. III, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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