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

Jonathan Cooksey

Male 1756 - Aft 1820  (> 65 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Cooksey 
    Born 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1820  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I65004  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2023 

    Father Phillip Cooksey,   b. Bef 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1793, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Female MNU Cooksey,   b. Bef 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1755  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Cooksey are in Capt. John Thomas' Company, 12th Battalion,
      Charles Co . Md. Militia.
      Source: Clements, S. Eugene, and Wright, F. Edward, "The
      Maryland Militia in the Revolutionary War," p. 161.
      Mar. 1778 - Jonathan Cooksey is in the Census of Benedict
      Hundred, Charles Co., Md.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber
      X No.3, p. 631.

      Mar. 1778 - Jonathan Cooksey takes the Oath of Allegiance
      to Maryland in Charles Co. before the Han. John Dent. (signs
      his name)
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Court and Land Records, Liber
      X No.3, p. 650.

      Aug. 1779 - Jonathan Cooksey of Benedict Hundred, and of
      Trinity Parish. Charles Co., Md., refused to subscribe to
      a Trinity Parish fund for raising a salary for a clergyman
      to officiate in Trinity Parish.
      Source: LOS Microfilm Roll 0013759, Vol. 2 (Trinity Parish
      Vestry Minutes, Minutes of 1779.)

      1783 - Jonathan Cooksey is in the 1783 Tax List of Benedict
      and Bryan Town Hundreds, Charles Co., Md., as follows:
      --6 white inhabitants
      --no land
      --no slaves
      --4 horses
      --6 black cattle

      --total value of all property: 35/0/0.
      Source: Maryland Tax List of 1783, District 3 (Benedict
      and Bryan Town Hundreds) of Charles Co. (MSA Microfilm Roll
      H871) 1790

      Jonathan Cooksey is in the Md . as follows: 1-2-5-0-1.
      1790 Census of Charles
      Oct. 1798 - The Federal Assessment of Benedict Hundred.
      Charles Co . Md . shows Jonathan Cooksey as the owner of
      land there and also of 4 slaves. 2 of whom are taxable because
      they are between the ages of 12 and 50. and 2 of whom are not taxable.
      Source: "Federal Assessment of 1798. Charles Co., Md. ,"
      Microfilm Roll #607; MHS (Maryland Historical Society) Ace. No. 59498.

      1800 - Jonathan Cooksey is in the 1800 Census of Charles
      Co . Md., as follows: 01011-01002-00.
      Comment: Notice that there are no children b. 1790-1800
      in this Census.

      1810 - The name Jonathan Cooksey is not found in the 1810
      Census of Maryland. but I believe Jonathan is probably the
      J. Cooksey in the 1810 Census of Washington and Prince
      Frederick Hundreds, Prince George's Co., Md., p. 18. as
      follows: J. Cooksey. 00101-00101-03
      Comment: See the special section below entitled "Cookseys
      in the 1810 Census of Prince George's Co . Md."
      Dec. 27. 1816 - Jonathan Cooksey m. Susannah Robinson in
      Prince George's Co., ~Id.

      Source: Brown, Helen W.• "Index of Marriage Licenses,
      Prince George's County, Maryland 1777-1886," p. 53.
      1820 - Jonathan Cooksey is in the 1820 Census of Prince
      George's Co., Md., p. 215, as follows: 000001-00001-03.
      Comment: This is the only Jonathan Cooksey in the 1820
      Census of Maryland or the District of Columbia.

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