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

Stephen Cawood

Male 1724 - 1810  (86 years)


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  • Name Stephen Cawood 
    Born 6 Aug 1724  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1810  Washington County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3421  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father John Cawood,   b. 1693, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Berkeley County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Smallwood,   b. 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1711  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Berry,   b. 1733, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1813, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 81 years) 
    Married 1749  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin 'Jr' Cawood,   b. 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Harlan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     2. Stephen Cawood,   b. 13 Sep 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1806, Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Cawood,   b. 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1851, Palmyra, Macoupin County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     4. Priscilla Cawood,   b. 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary Anne Cawood,   b. Bef 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)  [natural]
     6. Rebecca Cawood,   b. Bef 1778,   d. Aft 1810, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]
     7. Thomas Cawood,   b. Bef 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Glade Springs, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years)  [natural]
     8. Joseph Cawood,   b. 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1849, Harlan County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     9. Berry Cawood,   b. 1747, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1848, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)  [natural]
     10. John Cawood,   b. 1751, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1816, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     11. Esther Cawood,   b. Abt 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1810, Washington County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F2756  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      https://www.newrivernotes.com/washington_genealogy_1803-1933_cawoodfamily.htm
      Washington County, Virginia (not Washington County, Kentucky)

      good write up on this family
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      Stephen Cawood was born 6 AUG 1724 in Charles County, Maryland, and died 10 NOV 1810 in Washington Co, Kentucky. He was the son of 2. John Cawood and 3. Elizabeth Smallwood. He married Esther Berry, daughter of William Berry and Esther *unknown. She was born 1733 in Charles County, Maryland

      'https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/10547/images/dvm_LocHist000199-00006-0?pId=9'
      pages 42-3 in book numbered 10 of the Chalkley MSS. These notes by Judge Chalkley were taken from file No. 65 of the Circuit Court Records in the Clerk's Office at Staunton, Augusta County, Va.,
      as follows :
      Thomas Cawood}
      vs. O. S. 184-N. S. 65- Bill Aug. 1811.
      Benjamin Cawood } Will of Stephen Cawood of Washington Co. dated 6 Nov. 1810
      Recorded in Washington Co. 20 Nov. 1810.
      Wife Esther
      Five daughters
      Granddau. Elizabeth Loveless-
      Daughters viz - Priscilla Langhorn, Esther Walker, Elizabeth Berry, Mary Ann Cawood, Rebecca Lewis,
      Sons-Benjamin-Thomas-Joseph-Berry-Stephen decd. - his children -John decd. - his children.
      The name is spelled Kerwood

      Upon full examination of all the papers in this file No. 65, it wlll be found that the following is the real record in the case:
      Thomas Cawood } O. S. 184-N. S. 65-Bill Aug.
      vs. } 1811. Will of Stephen Cawood of
      Benjamin Cawood } Washington Co. dated 6 Nov. 1810
      Recorded in Washington Co 20 Nov. 1810.
      Wife Esther aged 80 in 1813 :
      Five daughters
      Granddau. Elizabeth Loveless -
      Daughters viz - Priscilla Caughron, wife of James Caughron, Esther Walker, wife of John Walker,
      Elizabeth Berry, wife of John Berry, Mary Ann Cahoe, wife of John Cahoe, Rebecca Lewis,
      Sons Benjamin-Thomas-Joseph-Berry-Stephen decd - his children - John decd. - his children.
      Edward McNew deposes 27 Mch. 1813 that he is now 55 or 56 years of age
      James Cahoon (signed Caughron] deposes that he married in 1783 a daughter of Stephen Cawood.
      John Cawood deposes 11 Mch. 1813 in Sullivan Co. 'l'enn.
      The name is also spelled Kerwood & Keywood

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      Thomas Cawood 94.274 CH £151.1.9 May 12 1767 Jul 6 1767
      Appraisers: Thomas Darnall, Thomas Robey, Jr.
      Creditors: James Marshall for John Glassford & Co., John Baynes for Robert Walters.
      Next of kin: Mary Cawood, Benjamin Cawood.
      Executor: Stephen Cawood.
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      Thomas Cawood 6.254 D CH £55.4.2 Jun 28 1773
      Sureties: Benjamin Cawood, Thomas Bowman,
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 3 sons & 4 daughters (unnamed, equally),
      Executor (surviving): Stephen Cawood,
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 172, Bill of sale. I, Ann Smallwood of CC, for 45 £7 shillings and 4 pence, have sold to Catharine Smallwood, Emily Smallwood, and Smallwood Cawood, a Negro woman named Nell, about 35 years old, 6 cattle, 7 hogs, 2 beds and furniture, 1 pewter dish, 4 pewter plates, and a pewter basin, 1 iron pot, and a Dutch oven, and 1 pair of smoothing irons. Signed Oct 31, 1793 - Ann Smallwood. Wit - Henry H Chapman*, Horatio Clagett. Recorded Nov 13, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1792-1796; Liber N#4; Page 173. Bill of sale. We Smallwood Cawood, Emally Smallwood, Catharine Smallwood, & Anne Smallwood, for 45 £7 shillings & 4 pence, have sold to Stephen Cawood the following Negroes, to wit, Phil, a boy of about 9 years & Victoria, a girl about 6 years old. Signed Oct 31, 1793 - Smallwood Cawood, Emmalay Smallwood, Catharine Smallwood, Ann Smallwood. Wit - Geo. Lee*, Horatio Clagett. Recorded Nov 13, 1793.
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      Charles County Land Records 1796-1799; Liber IB-2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 488. Bill of Sale: at the request of Nicholas Blacklock, the following Bill of Sale was recorded January 22nd 1799.
      I Nicholas Blacklock in consideration of five following negroes sold and delivered to me by Stephen Cawood of Prince George's County, Maryland to wit; Moses, Elizabeth, Lucy, Virlinda, and Selah as also the sum of 50 pounds current money paid have sold to Stephen Cawood, negroes John, Ignatius, Rachael, and Sarah. Signed Nicholas Blacklock on January 4, 1799 in the presence of Benjamin Cawood.
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      St. Mary's County Circuit Court Land Surveys and Condominium Plats
      The Partnership, 200 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Grayham, Francis and James Somerhill 1707 Patent Record DD 5, Page 449 0 0 MSA S 1598-2660
      The Partnership, 200 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Grayham, Francis and James Somerhill 1707 Patent Record DD 5, Page 450 0 0 MSA S 1598-2661
      The Partnership, 200 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Grayham, Francis and James Somerhill 1707 Patent Record PL 2, Page 268 0 0 MSA S 1598-2662
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      St. Mary's County Circuit Court Land Surveys and Condominium Plats
      Release, 50 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Somerhill, James 1714 Patent Record EE 6, Page 82 0 0 MSA S 1598-2928
      Release, 50 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Somerhill, James 1714 Patent Record EE 6, Page 82 0 0 MSA S 1598-2929
      Release, 50 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Somerhill, James 1714 Patent Record CE 1, Page 178 0 0 MSA S 1598-2930
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      St. Mary's County Circuit Court Land Surveys and Condominium Plats
      Westham, 1200 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Barber, Luke 1679 Patent Record 9, Page 46 0 0 MSA S 1598-3919
      Westham, 1200 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Barber, Luke 1679 Patent Record 21, Page 80 0 0 MSA S 1598-3920

      Cawood, Stephen, Estate of; Partnership, Westham, Cawoods Expense (or Inheritance). 1810 Chancery Record 82, Page 136 0 0 MSA S 1567-50
      Partnership, Estate of Stephen Cawood. 1810 Chancery Record 82, Page 136 0 0 MSA S 1567-209
      Westham, Estate of Stephen Cawood. 1810 Chancery Record 82, Page 136 0 0 MSA S 1567-310

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