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

William Coghill

Male Abt 1667 - 1702  (~ 35 years)


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  • Name William Coghill 
    Birth Abt 1667  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 31 Aug 1702  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8364  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father James Coghill,   b. Bef 1645   d. 1 Sep 1685, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary MNU Coghill,   b. Abt 1650   d. 20 Dec 1715, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1666  Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susannah MNU Coghill,   b. Abt 1671, Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1689, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 19 years) 
    Marriage Bef 26 Mar 1689  Sittingbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Christian Barnes,   b. 1674, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1718, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years) 
    Marriage 1690  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Coghill,   b. 10 Jan 1692, Nanjemoy, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. William Coghill,   b. Abt 1694, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jun 1729, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. David Coghill,   b. Abt 1696, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1741, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 46 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F5779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      Cloghell [Coghill], William, Prince George's County, 1st Aug., 1702; 31st Aug., 1702.
      To son James and hrs., dwelling plantation Athey's Folly."
      To son William, personalty,
      To son David and hrs., testator's share of undivided land belonging to himself and brother James.
      Wife Christian, extx. and residuary legatee.
      Test: Jno. Watkins, Philip Lewing, Edward Jones. 11. 278
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      William Coghill 22.85 I Page £193.10.0 Sep 14 1702
      Appraisers: John Watkins, John Lenam.
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      John Coghill first of that family here in 1664. Rappahannock County, Virginia., South side of river. He and his wife Alice have William Coghill about 1666 in VA. William and his first wife then move to Charles County, Maryland 1689.

      not true-his son William Jr. marries her.
      About 1719 William Coghill marries for a second time Anne Smallwood. Anne Smallwood is the grand daughter of Col. James Smallwood. [Executor for Hugh Tears 1699] and is the daughter of James Smallwood and Mary Boyden. The children of William and Anne Smallwood Coghill are Smallwood Coghill, marries Keziah, Mary Coghill marries William Middleton Jr. and Lydia Coghill. Smallwood Coghills will is dated 1759 Charles County, Maryland. Witness to the will is John Wynn of Prince George County. This John Wynn's second wife was Anne widow of John Smallwood;
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      Cogwell, James, s/o William Cogwell and Christian Cogwell of Portobacco, b. 10 Jan 1692
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      Bally, William, Prince George's County, 22nd March, 1724-5; 26th March, 1725.
      To Jon. (son of Francis Toulson), 750 A. on Douge Ck., in Muddy Hole, Stafford County, Virginia.
      To Mary (dau. of William Cogwill) and hrs., 270 A. on Muddy Hole, joining land of Richd. Wist.
      To Francis Toulson, ex., residue of estate.
      Test: John Bronor (Branner), Jacob Jackson, Walter Bayne. MCW 19.44
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      1656-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will Book; [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      5 October, 1684;
      1 September, 1685.
      COGHILL, JAMES, of Sittingburne Parish in Rappahannock County, Plantr.
      To wife Mary the Plantacon whereon I live during her life with all my household goods hogs and cattle one mare and one horse and if she dies a widow then to be divided among all our children.
      To my eldest son 225 acres of land one mare with all my coopers and carpenters tools to be equally divided between William and James.
      To son James 225 acres of land one mare my own gun and sword.
      To son David 200 acres of land and one mare and one gun.
      To son ffrederick 200 acres of land.
      To a child unborn if a boy 200 acres of land if not to return to within four sons above mentioned And
      to my son ffrederick I bequeath one mare.
      All web land given of one divident to be equally divided according to quantity and quality every one taking their portion as they are capable to manage it every one according to age to take their choice.
      To daughters Margrett and Mary 600 acres of land lying in another Divident 200 acres of this land to a child unborn if a girle if not to Remain to the above Margrett and Mary and of the increase of David and ffrederick Maryea to Return to Margrett and Mary each of them a mare of one year old apiece.
      I do appoint David and ffrederick to be at age at eighteen and to enjoy their estate if their mother Marryeth.
      Executor my son [not named] and my wife Mary.
      Wit. CHRISTOPHER X MAN, THOMAS X HENLEY. Page 59.
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 269-270
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Know yee that wee WILLIAM and JAMES COGHILL by and with the Consent of MARY our Mother for diverse good consideration us thereunto moving especially for that our Father deced being thereunto obliged and for the sum of Four thousand pounds of good Cobb: and caske in hand paid or by Bill secured have granted unto TIMOTHY DAVIS my old Plantation on COCKLESHELL CREEK with all wood land ground thereunto belonging joyning unto the land now in the tenure and occupacon of SETH TINSLEY and beginneth att a marked red Oake and extended into the woods by a line of marked trees dividing the sd land from WM. HOBSONs, S. W. by S. thence N. W. to a marked Oake on the head of COCKLESHELL CREEK and bounding on the land of Mr. GAINES, thence down the Creek to the foremencioned tree and bounded by the sd Creek To have and to hold the sd land with all priviledges and immunities thereunto belonging to him TIM°. DAVIS his heires forever sd DAVIS his heires paying yearly his Maties quit rents and just dues when lawfully demanded and wee the said WM. and JAMES COGHILL with the Consent of MARY our Mother do hereby for us our heires grant to TIMO: DAVIS his heires shall at all times hereafter quietly hold sd premisses without the hindrance of us or any of our heires or any other persons under us In Witness whereof we have sett our hands and seales this sixth day of October 1686
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      JAMES SALISBURY, WM. COGHILL
      FRAN: BROWNE JUR. JAMES COGHILL
      MARY DUXBURY her mark Acknowledged in Rappa. Court the 6th day of 8ber 1686 and recorded the xxii day of sd month

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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 18 - 21
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Wee WILLIAM COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL {sic COGHILL} of CHARLES CITTY COUNTY in the Province of MERILAND, Planter, am possed of a parcel of land containing Five hundred acres being part of a Patent of one thousand acres as by the sd Patent relation thereunto had may more at large appeare. Now know yee that we the said WILLIAM COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL for a valuable consideration by us in hand already paid we thereunto moving have granted sold confirmed & by these presents do for us our heirs grant bargaine and sell unto JOHANNA HUDSON of the County and Place aforesaid, Widow, her heirs Two hundred and fifty acres of land being the half moiety or half part of the sd Five hundred acres aforesd. situating and lying at the head of PORTOBACO CREEK in Rappa. County in the Colony of Virginia which sd Two hundred and fifty acres adjoining with the Plantation comonly known or called by the name of COGWELLS PLANTATION which is now in the tenure of and occupation of the said JOHANNA HUDSON, Together with all housing fencing orchards gardens and all other priviledges profitts and comodities whatsoever belonging to the sd land granted by vertue of the sd Patent or any other ways or means whatsoever To have and to hold the said Two hundred and Fifty acres of land together with all the abovesd appurtinances priviledges whatsoever thereto belonging and of right any wise apperteyning to said JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs and the sd WM. COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL themselves their heirs do covenant and grant to and with sd JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs that said WM. and JAMES COGWELL shall forever renounce disclaime all right or interest that ever wee had or every may or can have whatsoever unto the sd Two hundred and fifty acres of land or any part thereof and we do most fully and absolutely warrant and confirm the sd land with all the afore recited premises from us the sd WM. and JAMES COGWELL our heirs and assigns and from all other persons whatsoever unto the sd JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs in as full and ample manner as any person doth or may enjoy his land by any Patent granted in this Colony and that said JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs shall from henceforth forever hereafter peaceably and quietly possess and enjoy the aforesd. land with all priviledges without the disturbance or interruption of us WM. COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL our heirs and we do further covenant that if at any time hereafter there shall arise concerning the land any molestation from us or any other persons whatsoever unto the sd JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs do hereby most fully and absolutely warrant assure and confirme the sd parcell of land from us or any other person whatsoever, Furthermore wee the sd WM. COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL together with our Wives, SUSANNA and ANN. shall by ourselves or our certaine Attorneys acknowledge this present Deed of Sale in Rappa. County Court or before two of his Maties Justices of Peace in the said County aforesd. when thereunto required In Witness whereof wee the parties above mentioned have hereunto putt our hands and Seals this present day being the 27th of March 1689
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us
      WM FORD, WM, COGWELL
      ELIZA, marke MUNFORD JAMES COGWELL
      EDMD. POTTER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 3 die Aprilis Ano. 1689
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we WM. COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND, Inholder, do assign over all our right and Interest of all our Stock of Cattle and hogs belonging to the Plantacon that now is in the possession of JOHANNA HUDSON in the County of Rappa. in the Colony of Virginia and likewise all our household goods only a flock bed and furniture and a sett of Tools unto JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs; Likewise a new (blot) I may take away the said JOHANNA HUDSON her heirs shall peaceably possess and enjoy the sd Cattle hogs and household goods from us the sd WM. and JAMES as aforesd. or from any other persons that shall or may lay claime to In Witness whereof wee the parties above mentioned have hereunto sett our hands and Seals this 26th of March 1689
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      WILLIAM FORD, WILLIAM COGHILL
      ELIZA. MUNFORD, JAMES COGHILL
      EDMD. POTTER
      Recognitr in Cur Comt. Rappa 3 die Aprilis Ano. 1689
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Wee the said WILLIAM COGWELL and JAMES COGWELL of CHARLES CITTY COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND Together with our Wives. SUSANNA and ANN COGWELL send Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting. Now know yee that the said WM and JAMES COGWELL with our Wives, SUSANNA and ANN, do hereby constitute and ordain our loving friend JAMES SMITHSON of Rappa County our true and lawfull Attorney for us and in our names to acknowledge a certaine Deed of Sale for Two hundred and fifty acres of land sold to Mrs. JOHANNA HUDSON in Rappa. County Court or before two of his Maties Justices for the sd County and do by these presents absolutely give our sd Attorney full power and authoritie for us and in our names and to our use aforesd. Ratifying and confirming all and whatsoever our said Attorney shall do or cause to be done in the sd premises and as fully and amply to all intents and purposes whatsoever as if wee ourselves were then and there personally present. In Witness whereof we have hereunto sett our hands and seales this Twenty Seventh day of March 1689
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      WM. FORD. WM COGHILL
      ELIZA. MUNFORD JAMES COGHILL
      EDMO: POTTER SUSANNA COGHILL
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 405
      13 Nov 1694; Indenture from Emmannuell Ratclife, planter, to James Coghill and William Coghill; for 1,600# tobacco; called Pentealey? Folly; bounded by Giles Blizard on the south side of Oxon Run; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ Emmannuell Ratelife; wit. Gerrard Fowke, Thomas Stone

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