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

John Locklin

Male 1724 - Aft 1778  (> 55 years)


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  • Name John Locklin 
    Born 1724  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1778  Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39215  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father Unknown Locklin,   b. Bef 1700,   d. Bef 1735, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret MNU Locklin,   b. Bef 1704,   d. 18 Feb 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F24707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Family Laughlin 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F24708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margery MNU Locklin,   b. Abt 1728,   d. Aft 1778, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married Abt 1744  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Locklin,   b. Aft 1744, Rock Creek Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Charlotte County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F24706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Locklin, Margret, Prince George's Co., 10th Jan., 1735-6; 18th Feb., 1735-6.
      To girl Priscilla, entire estate, sd. Priscilla to be bound to William Hitchinson, ex., and Rachel, his wife, and their hrs. until of age to receive legacy.
      Test: Joseph Williams, William Harrill (Harall). 21. 513
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      Margaret Locklin 21.268 PG 84.1.1 Mar 14 1735
      Appraisers: Henry Ward, John Ward.
      Mentions: Marsellas Little, Jr., James Boswell, Samuell Willson.
      Administrator/Executor: William Hitchenson.
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      Margaret Locklin 14.317 A PG £4.1.1 £13.13.9 Jun 1 1737
      also Margaret Lokelin)
      Received from: Benjamin Portee.
      Payments to: Littlejohn, Dr. James Boswell, Zephaniah Wade, Mary Suptoner, John Edgar.
      Heirs (children): Priscilla Lokelin, John Lokelin.
      Executor: William Hitchenson (also William Hitcherson)
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      Isaac Lansdale (merchant) 14.414 A PG £241.17.2 £20.0.0 Oct 14 1737
      The amount of the accounts also included £412.11.0 sterling.
      Received from: Elisabeth Wollingsford, Edward Doreen, Leonard Weyman, Samuell Waters, Henry Hall, William Ray, James Crawford, Richard Evans, Rignol Odle, John Eileen, John Turner, William Fowler, Mark Brown, James Mulliken, Richard Forster, Benjamin Hall, James Williams, Samuell Devall, John Rogers, John Bateman, William Green, Aaron Rawlings, William Deane, Samuel Plummer, John Joyce, Nathan Wells, William Denune, Mareene Devall, William Mockeboy, Charles Walker, James Holland, William Barshears, John Jackson, John Duckett, Robert Tyler, Jr., James Mullekin, Jacob Henderson, Elisabeth Tyler, Nicholas Wollingsford, Thomas Butt, Thomas Jones, Thomas Brown, Mehitabel Pierpoint, Samuel Tyler, Abraham Lee, Ben. Bell, Henry Wright, Isaac Hide, Richard Cutlep, John Banks, Francis Warman, John Selman, Joseph Norton, Thomas Heach, Richard Jones, William Cockron, John Perry, Robert Tyler, Benjamin Jacobs, Robert Thomas, Samuel Davis, John Wells, James Mason, Artin Mariartee, Henry Boulton, John Hall, Richard Moore, Benjamin Boyd, James Saunders, Richard Hill, Richard Simmons, John Riddle, Lewis Lee, Thomas Holland, Benjamin Lane, Matthew Elliot, John Boyd, Eliphaz Ryley, Lancet Wilson, Randal Johnson, Jonathon Wadams, Anne Gideons, Thomas Harwood, Thomas Prater, David Wimms, Philip Green, James Beck, John Brown, Vestry of Queen Anne Parish, William Mordaunt, William Pile, Edward Wilson, William Prater, William Bell, Robert Brown, William Davis, John Plummer, Francis Dorset, Nicholas St. Lawrence, Jonathon Simmonds, William Murdock, Joseph Brown, John Moor, Samuel Deval, Mary Butt, Priscilla Prater, John Brushers, John Curry, Jonathon Prater, Rachel Prater, Brook Mockeboy, Robert Wheeler, Richard Isaac, John Hammond, Turner Wotton, Thomas Hide, Benjamin Hasitt, George Cook, Richard Tucker, Joseph Williams, Thomas Laxen, Fra. Hardesty, Thomas Cockey, Dorcas Turner, Henry Dixon, John Sweringham, Arthur Nelson, John Prater, Samuel Brashiers, Samuel Farmer, John Oulsterloney, Margaret Moore, Isaac Downs, John Carrick, James Plummer, Thomas Lane, Meredith Davis, William Young, George Moore, John Lee, Samuel Evans, James Kingsberry, Elisabeth Wilemon, Moses Rawlins, Edward Gwyn, Larkin Pierpoint, Jane Pindle, Richard Snowden, Thomas Wells, Benjamin White, William Clark, William Holland, William Beckworth, Robert Pottenger, John Mitchel, John Moore, George Plummer, James Anderson, Samuel Idle, William Ducker, Jer. Fowler, John Locklin, John Childs, Daniel Dulany.
      Payments to: Thomas Lancaster, Richard Bennett, Esq.
      Administrator: Thomas Lancaster.
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      JOHN BAPTIST LOVELACE of Frederick Co. Will dtd. 13 July 1765.
      To wife Eleanor: 129a of Heritage, where I live, and also part of the Resurvey, joining as far as John Lackin's spring branch, for life. Then equally to three sons William, Elias, and Luke.
      To son Charles: remaining part of said Resurvey.
      To son Isaac: 121-1/2a called Jobb's Comfort in Charles Co.
      To wife: one-third of personal estate and rest to children: Vachel, Archibald, Mary Ann, Millisant.
      Wife exec. /x/
      Wit: Charles I-larding, John Willcoxon, Jesse Willcoxon. Proved 16 Aug. 1765 by 3 wit. (pp 245-6)
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      LOVELACE, JOHN BAPTIST, Frederick Co. 13 Jul, 1765; 16 Aug, 1765
      Wife: Eleanor.
      Children: William, Elias, Luke, Charles, Isaac, Vachel, Milliscent and Archibald.
      Tracts: "Hermitage", as far as John Lochlan's Spring Branch, "Job's Comfort" in Charles Co.
      Extx: Eleanor Lovelace. (the account records shows she remarried to a Robey}
      Wit: Charles Harding, John and Jesse Wilcoxon. 33.322
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      Benjamin Perry 109.76 FR £860.5.7 Mar 23 1772 May 26 1772
      Appraisers: Allen Bowie, John Lucklon.
      Creditors: Jacob Went, Walter Smith.
      Next of kin: Clement Beall, Alexander Clagett.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Perry
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      BLACKMORE, SAMUEL, SR., Frederick Co. 19 Aug 1771; 21 March 1773
      To 2 daus. Elizabeth and Ann Blackmore, all my lands and tenements.
      To children Samuel, Mary, James, ex., William and Nathaniel Blackmore and Mary Redenson Loyd, residue of real and personal estate.
      Wit: John Lacklen; Ignatius Robey; Wm. Shaw. 39. 80
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      1761-1763 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      66. John Lackland recorded release of dower 17 July 1762. I Elizabeth Butler, late wife of Thomas Butler.
      deceased, for 6 pcm paid by John Lackland, release all. manner ofdower and right of dower in tract "Girls Portion" part of parcel called "Hennitage," signed Elizabeth Butler before Chas Jones, David Lynn. Receipt. Ack. Duty paid.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 324. At the request of John Lockline the following Deed was recorded November 3, 1768
      Indenture made February 17, 1742; William Prather, 3rd, planter in consideration of 26 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by John Lockline, planter has sold tracts called "Hope" containing 37 acres and "Addition to the Hope" containing 100 acres lying on the Long Branch of the north fork of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River. Signed William Prather in the presence of Philip Jackson, John Needham and acknowledged before Thomas Owen, James Edmonston and at the same time Sarah Prather w/o William Prather relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1767-1769; Liber BB 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 325. At the request of John Riddle the following Deed was recorded November 23, 1768
      Indenture made November 17, 1768; John Lockland [also Locklin, Laughlin, Lackland] and planter of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 5 shillings current money paid by John Riddle, planter of PGCo has sold part of a tract called "The Addition to the Hope Enlarged" containing 76 ½ acres. Signed John Lockland in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Christopher Lowndes and at the same time Margery Lockland wife of John Lockland relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 441. At the request of Solomon Groves the following Deed was recorded December 21, 1771
      Indenture made November 25, 1771; John Lacklin, [also Locklin, Laughlin, Lackland] planter of Frederick County, Maryland in consideration of 285.50 dollars paid by Solomon Groves has sold three tracts lying in PGCo and bordering on the waters of the Eastern Branch of Potomack River; 1st, "The Hope" containing 37 acres; 2nd, part of "The Addition to the Hope Enlarged" containing 60-1/2 acres and beginning at a poplar the beginning tree of "Friendship" formerly surveyed for Messrs John Addison and William Hutcheson [and now in the possession of Rev. Henry Addison and George Scott, Esqr.} it also being the beginning tree of "Poplar Thicket" and bounded by the said part of the tract that John Lacklin conveyed to John Riddle; and 3rd, the residue of "The Addition to the Hope Enlarged" containing 188 acres. Signed John Lacklin in the presence of and acknowledged before Joshua Beall, Christopher Lowndes and at the same time Margery Lacklin w/o John Lacklin relinquished her right of dower
      {"The Addition to The Hope" originally granted to John Oliver for 100 acres on July 18, 1722}
      {"The Hope" originally granted to William Chaplin for 37 acres on April 26, 1716}
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      1773-1778 Frederick County Land Records; {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      BD2:18-25. John Lackland recorded land commission and deposition, issued to Andrew Heugh, Zadok Magruder, Thomas Cramphin and David Lynn on part of tract Prevention. Advertisement posted at Rock Creek Church, Rock Creek Chapel, The Paint Chapel and at Georgetown. Met at the place where the beginning tree of Joseph's Park formerly stood, deemed to be a tree of Prevention, 9 March 1773. John Hardie, aged 44 years deposed that 14 years ago, he was with his uncle John Allison, who was a renter of John Lackland, and disputes arouse among the tenants regarding the bounds, and this deponent along with Jeremiah Lackland were chain carriers after William Dent, surveyor on tract. Jeremiah Lackland, age 45 years, deposed that beginning tree was near the south east corner of the plantation where Samuel Prather dwells, belonging to a child of the late Jacob Barnes. John Hardie further deposeth regarding a heap of white stones lying in the corner of a fence near where he lately lived near to James Higgins' plantation, and further deposeth that he and his father, John Hardie lived for 30 years on said land as tenants to the late Capt. James Edmonston. Signed by mark. On 16 Nov. 1773, met at John Lackland's quarter, at the house the late John Allison Sr. Lately lived, on John Lackland's plantation, and ran courses with Thomas Belt, who ran four different lines. On 17 May 1774, met at John Lackland's quarter. John Jones Sr., aged upwards 70 years deposed that he has lived in the neighborhood about 43 years, and he understood from the late John Allison Senr. That Capt. Alexander Beall laid off the land where he lived, John Hardie and Francis Abstone when they became tenants to Capt. James Edmonston. Signed by mark. On 14 Nov. 1774, met at the house of Samuel Prather and took the deposition of Weaver Barnes, aged 73 years or thereabouts, who deposed that 14 or 15 years ago he came to this place to purchase part of John Richard's Lane, a part of Prevention, which had been attached by the late James Perry and William Williams, and the aforesaid white oak tree was the beginning tree of tract he was shown. William Deakins, aged 55 or thereabouts, said about 14 years ago, he came to area to purchase a tract of land of John Richard's which he then lived on, and was shown the said white oak. On Tuesday, 25 July 1775, met one Colonel Samuel Beall, aged 60 years, to best of his memory, 27 years ago last spring, at instance of William Beall, he left his house in order to run out a piece of land he had sold to John Richards, out of tract of land called Hermitage, claimed by Thomas Butler, and tree he now touches was beginning tree of Addition, Philip Lee's land, and a tree of Prevention. He further states that about 19 years ago, Isaac Brooke showed him the beginning of The Addition, then Hancock Lee's land. James Moore, aged 56 years, deposed that 10-12 years ago, Luke Windsor showed deponent this tree and said it was the beginning of Addition, Hancock Lee's land.
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      1773-1778 Frederick County Land Records; {Patricia Abelard Andersen}
      W:99-103. Robt Beall, Alexander Beall, Robert Owen and George Roberson recorded land commission and depositions, 25 August 1774. Petitioned to perpetuate the bounds of Batchelor's Forest. Commission issued to Thomas Cramphin, Allen Bowie, John Wilcoxon and Richard Berry. Depositions taken 4 May 1774 of Thomas Swearingen, age 46, showed bound white oak tree at first corner of plantation of George Robertson, where he now dwells and said John Swineford deceased about 17 years ago, and Nicholas Baker about 15 years ago, likewise showed him tree as the bound tree of Batchelor's Forest. James Brooke, between 60 and 70 years old, solemnly declared that about 50 years ago, Nicholas Baker deceased showed him said tree as the beginning tree of Batchelor's Forest. John Lacklin, 50 years old, or thereabouts, deposed that 16 years ago Benjamin Beall showed him the said bound tree as the beginning of land where John Swineford then lived, called Batchelor's Forest, and about 14 years ago Nicholas Baker, deceased identified same tree. Archibald Edmonston, aged 60 years or thereabouts, stated that 37 years ago, he believes his brother James Edmonston told him that the white oak was the beginning tree. Nathaniel Crawford, 46 years, deposed on white oak.
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 183. Oct 17, 1778 from John Lackland of M, to Nicholas Lingan of M, for 982 £10 shillings, a tract of land now called Maidens Delight, being part of a tract of land called Hermitage, bounded by the head of a glade that falls into the west side of the North West Branch, John Baynes' land, containing and laid out for about 131 acres. Signed - John Lacklen. Wit - Joseph Wilson*, TSprigg Wootton*. Margery Lackland, wife of the sd John Lackland, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Nov 7, 1778.
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 187. Oct 17, 1778 from John Lackland of M, to John Willcoxon (Wilcoxon) of M, for 1822 £10 shillings, a tract of land called Tenants, being part of a tract of land called Prevention, containing about 243 acres. Signed - John Lacklen. Wit - Joseph Wilson*, TSprigg Wootton*. Margery Lackland, wife of the sd John Lackland, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Nov 10, 1778.
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 587. May 1, 1780 from the Revd Thomas Johnston of Charlotte County [Virginia], to James Lackland of the sd County, for 8200 £money of Virginia, a certain tract of land in M containing about 200 acres, and bounded by the west line of Hermitage belonging to Thomas Butler near a small house belonging to Capt. James Edmonston on the south side of a small branch that falls in on the east side of Watry Branch of Rock Cr, containing about 200 acres. Signed - Thos. Johnston. Wit - John Lacklen, Wm Watson, Nathl Rogers, Charles Jones, Luke Lovelace, Jon Read, Fras Scott. This deed was ack. by sd Thomas Johnston in Charlotte County, Virginia on Jun 5, 1780, and Sarah, the wife of the sd Thomas Johnston, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land.
      I, Thomas Johnston of Charlotte County, Virginia, appoint my trusty friends, Elias Harding and Allen Bowie, both of M, my true and lawful attys, to appear before any judge of the General Court of Maryland, or before 2 M JPs, to acknowledge the afd deed for me. Signed - Thos. Johnston. Wit - Richard Leach, William Johnston, John Spencer.
      Charlotte County, Sep 6, 1780. Came the afd Thomas Johnston before us, 2 of the JPs for sd County, and ack. the above power of atty. Signed - Jon. Read, Fras Scott. Thomas Read, Clk of Charlotte County, certified that sd Jonathan Read and Fras Scott are both acting Magistrates in Charlotte County afd.
      M. Charles Jones, one of the witnesses, came before us, two of the JPs in M, and made oath that he saw Thomas Johnston sign, seal, and deliver the afd deed, and further, he deposes that he saw John Lacklen, William Watson, Nathaniel Rogers, the other witnesses, sign their names as witnesses. Signed - Charles Jones, Joseph Wilson.
      M, Oct 2, 1780. Richard Leach, one of the witnesses to the within power of atty, personally appeared before us, two of the Justices of M, and made oath that he saw Thomas Johnston sign, seal, and deliver the same, and that he saw William Johnston and John Spencer, the other witnesses, sign their names as witnesses thereto. Sworn before - Joseph Wilson*, Richard Thompson*.
      M, Oct 2, 1780. Came Elias Harding and Allen Bowie before us, and ack. the land conveyed in the within deed, to be the right of James Lackland. Signed - Joseph Wilson*, Richard Thompson*. Recorded Oct 26, 1780.
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      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 613. Feb 21, 1781 from the Revd. Thomas Johnston of Charlotte County, Virginia, to James Lackland of the sd County, for 8200 £money of Virginia, a certain tract of land in M containing about 200 acres, and bounded by the west line of Hermitage belonging to Thomas Butler near a small house belonging to Capt. James Edmonston on the south side of a small branch that falls in on the east side of Watry Branch of Rock Cr. Signed -Thomas Johnston. Wit - Sam W Magruder*, Joseph Wilson*.
      On Feb 21, 1781 came M, came Elias Harding and Allen Bowie before us, and ack. the land conveyed in the within deed, to be the right of James Lackland, according to the authority given them by a power of atty given them by the within named Thomas Johnston for the purpose of conveying the within
      mentioned 200 acres of land. Signed - Sam W Magruder*,
      Joseph Wilson*. Recorded Mar 17, 1781.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 296. At the request of Elijah Wood the following Deed was recorded April 11, 1787
      Indenture made January 13, 1787; John Hinton, planter in consideration of 140 pounds currency paid by Elisha Wood has sold part of a tract called the "Addition to the Hope Enlarged" containing 92 ¼ acres and bounded by land conveyed to John Riddle by John Lacklen. Signed John Hinton in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Boyd, James Mullikin and at the same time Amelia Hinton w/o John Hinton relinquished her right of dower
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      Date: 03/26/1763
      Plat: Patented Certificate 125
      Description: Lacklen, John; Addition to the Hope Enlarged, The; 325 Acres
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