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

Thomas Wilcoxon

Male 1725 - 1776  (50 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wilcoxon 
    Birth 23 Apr 1725  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 15 Jan 1776  Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9642  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Thomas Wilcoxon,   b. 9 Mar 1696, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 May 1777, Prince George's County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ruth MNU Wilcoxon,   b. 3 Sep 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1721  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • this marriage is not proved
    Family ID F5359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hardy,   b. 27 Dec 1726, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Sep 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage 1746  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Anthony Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. John Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     4. Mary Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Ruth Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 55 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Anne 'Nancy' Wilcoxon,   b. 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1801, Laurens County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 49 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Alse Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 39 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. Thomas Wilcoxon,   b. Between 1746 and 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 2 Jun 1838, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 92 years)  [Father: natural]
     9. Jesse Wilcoxon,   b. Aft 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     10. George Wilcoxon,   b. Bef 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 25 years)  [Father: natural]
     11. Elizabeth Wilcoxon,   b. 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1801, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 38 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F6610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 290 THOMAS WILCOXEN, Jr. 05/25/1775 01/15/1776
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Thomas Wilcoxen --son (eldest son)
      -to have the third of testator's part of a tract of land where testator now lives called "Dear Park" along w/ another tract of land called "Long Lane"
      -to have the tract of land "Talbert's Rest" and "Talburt's Lott" -to have Negro boy 'Peter."
      2, Henry Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro woman -Bess" and Negro boy "Nat"
      3. Alse Cramphin
      -to have 30 acres of land being part of a tract of land called The White Marses" adjoining the Widow Evens's land including the houses and meadow and the plantation to have for her natural life on her paying the sum of 6 pounds annually if demanded
      4. George Wilcoxen --son
      -to have all of testator's part of a tract of land called "The White Marshes-
      -to have Negro boy 'Jem"
      5, Anthony Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro boy "Isaac."
      6. John Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro boy "Dolney"
      7, Mary Wilcoxen --daughter
      -to have Negro girl "Rachel"
      8. Jesse Wilcoxen --son
      -to have Negro boy "Nan"
      9, Elizabeth Wilcoxen --wife
      -to have all the remainder of the estate both real and personal for her natural life
      -named executrix of the will along w/ testator's son Thomas
      10. Elizabeth Wilcoxen -daughter
      Ruth Wilcoxen --daughter
      Ann Wilcoxen --daughter
      -after widow's decease or remarriage to have the rest and remainder of testator's estate
      Witnesses: Henry Berkley, Levin Wilcoxen, Rebecca Sims (mark)
      Then came: Henry Berkley and Levin Wilcoxen Note: the testator signed the will in his own hand
      Then came: Thomas Wilcoxen 3rd and Elizabeth Wilcoxen
      ===
      Thomas Wilcoxen, Jr. 125.351 Page £199.7.1 Sep 30 1776 Feb 12 1777
      Appraisers: Michael Lowe, Walter Evans.
      Creditors: Nilsey Crampton.
      Next of kin: John Wilcoxen, Jesse Wilcoxen.
      Executors: Thomas Wilcoxen, Edward Wilcoxen,
      ===
      NATIONAl. GENEAI.OGICAl. SOCIETY QUARTERl.Y Page 45
      WILLCOXON (WILCOXEN) RECORDS.
      Furnished by Mrs. William H. Talbott, V. P. General, N. S. D. A. R., Rockville, Md.
      The following records were written on the back of a land grant of 1696, from Charles, 2d Lord Baltimore to Thomas Willcoxon, of Prince George's County, Maryland:
      July the 11th, 1723, Mary Wilcoxon was born, being- of a Thursday abt. 12 of the Clock in the day.
      Thomas Wilcoxon was born April the 23, 1725, being Friday abt. 7 o'clock in the morning.
      Josias Wilcoxon was born in March the 26th, 1727, being Sunday about midnight.
      Elener Wilcoxon was born May the 14th, 1729, being Wednesday about 12 o'clock in the day.
      John Wilcoxon was born the 30th of August, 1732, being on Wednesday abt. 4 o'clock in the morning.
      July the 14th, 1734, Volinder Wilcoxon was born, being on Sunday in the evening.
      January the 10th, 1736, William Wilcoxon was born on Saturday, January the 10th, 1735-6, at 10 o'clock of the morning.
      January the 19, 1737, then Jesse Wilcoxon was born, being on Thursday. July the 6, 1741, then Ann Wilcoxon was born, being on Monday.
      September the 3d, 1703, Ruth Wilcoxon was born.
      March the 9th, 1695, Thomas Wilcoxon was born, the son of John and Magdaline.
      Saturday, the 15 Day of December, 1739, then my son was born, called Benj'n Wilcoxon, about - o'clock.
      Ruth Wilcoxon was born March the 16, 1743, about Sun Rising.
      Levin Wilcoxon, born October ye 15th, 1744·
      Lewis Wilcoxon was' born October ye 20th, 1749, being Friday at 10 o'clock in the morning.

      The following records were written on the back of a land grant (tract called '''Batchellor's Choice") from Frederick, Lord Baltimore to Jesse Wilcoxon, 1764: Thursday, November 30th, 1769, then Jesse Wilcoxon and Elizabeth, his wife, was joyned together in Holy Matrimony.
      Monday, January 21st, 1771, then my wife was delivered of a Daughter, called Ruth, at four o'clock in the afternoon.
      Sunday, March 28th, 1773, then my wife was delivered of a man Child called Thomas Clagett, at nine o'clock in the forenoon.
      Saturday, May 27th, 1775, then my wife was delivered of son: called Jesse, at one o'clock in the morning.
      Sunday, August 24th, 1777, then my wife was delivered of a daughter, called Ann Magruder, at 5 o'clock in the morning.
      Sunday, May roth, 1780, then my wife was delivered of a daughter, called Elizabeth, at one o'clock in the morning.
      Palm Sunday, March 24th, 1782, about 8 o'clock in the morning my wife was delivered of a son, called William.
      Monday, March 22nd, 1784, at Ten o'clock at night wife was delivered of a daughter, called Mary Elanor.
      Sunday, January 15th, 1786, at 9 o'clock in the afternoon my wife was uelivered of a man child, called Lewis.
      Thursday, September 20th, 1787, then my wife was delivered of a man child, Called James Edmonstone, at 12 o'clock in the afternoon.
      Thursday, February 19th, 1789, then my wife was delivered of a man child, called John Townshend, at 8 o'clock in the Evening.
      October 15th, 1752, then my wife was born Elizabeth Wilcoxon.
      [The card index of marriages, D. A. R. Hall, contains this record:
      Wilcoxen, Thomas H. m. Sarah Prath[er] April 30, 1798, Montgomery Co., Md.-Ed.
      ===
      According to The Maryland Calendar of Wills by Baldwin, Thomas' will was written May 25, 1775 and proved Jan. 15, 1776. In part:
      To eldest son Thomas Wilcoxon, 3rd., tract "Dear Park," "Long Lane," "Tolberts Lott," "Tolberts Rest," Negro boy Peter.
      To son Henry Wilcoxon, Negro woman Bess and Negro boy Natt.
      To Alse Cramphim, 50 acres "White Marses" [Marshes] adjoining the widow Evans's, provided she pay £6 annually if demanded.
      To son George Wilcoxon, part "White Marshes," Negro boy Jem.
      To son Anthony Wilcoxon, Negro boy Isaac.
      To son John Wilcoxon, Negro boy Dotney.
      To dau. Mary Wilcoxon, Negro girl Rachel.
      To son Jesse Wilcoxon, Negro boy Natt.
      To wife Elizabeth, Extx., residue real and personal during life or widowhood and after decease equally between 3 daughters Elizabeth, Ruth and Anne Wilcoxon.
      Son, Thomas, Ex., and brothers John and Jesse Wilcoxon, Trustees.
      Wit: Henry Berkley; Levin Wilcoxon [brother of Thomas, Jr.]; Rebecah Sims. 41. 164"
      ===
      William Hardy 3.109 D Page £411.3.8 Oct 5 1761
      Sureties: Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr., Robert Wade.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 6 children (unknown to this Office, equally).
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Hardy.
      ===
      EVANS, PHIILLIP, Prince George's Co. 9 July 1773; Nov 1773
      To wife Mary Evans, extx., 1/3 of my estate and Negroes Sam, Luce, Charity and Bess to stay on dwelling plantation until all the small children are raised to the age of 20.
      To son Phillip Evans, all my lands, If he dies without issue to my son Jesse.
      To all my children (unnamed) residue of estate.
      Son, John Evans, ex.
      Wit: Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr.; Benjamin Marshall; Richard Vernall. MCW 39.611
      ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 199 JUDSON COOLIDGE 09/1 5/1784 11/17/1784
      "being sick and weak in Body - -
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Samuel Coolidge --son
      -to have testator's dwelling plantation called "Strawberry Hill" w/ all the adjoining lands purchased from Thomas Clagett, David Craufurd, and the lands purchased from William Wilcoxen and Thomas Wilcoxen and. also to have 100 acres of land purchased from Benjamin Berry and his wife
      -to have Negro man "Malt" and Negro woman "Bett" and her 7 children:" Ben" "Jenny" "Isaac" "Toney" "Ned" "Billy" and "Sall"
      -to have all of testator's stock of cattle, horses, sheep and hogs that may be cm the plantation purchased from William Wilcoxen along w/ all the plantation utensils thereon
      -to have testator's gold watch and sell, books and wearing apparel
      2.. Margaret Coolidge --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Perry" Negro woman "Henny" and her three children: "Providence" "John" and "Nancy"
      -to have the old bay mare which she always claimed
      3. Mary Burgess --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Ned" Negro women "Sarah" "Cloe" and Negro girl "Sall"
      4. Elizabeth Coolidge --daughter
      -to have Negro man "Scotland" Negro woman "Flora" and her child "Charley" and Negro girl "Cate."
      -testator's daughters named as exectrixes of the will and instructed that they are to sell at Public vendue to the highest bidder by the vendue master at the Coffee House in Baltimore Town for real money 2 certificates for 2 tracts of land lying in Washington County cont. 639-1/2 acres and the money from the sale to be applied to testator's debts
      -remainder of the personal estate on dwelling plantation, household furniture, plate alter debts are paid to be divided among testator's daughters share and share alike
      5. Richard Burgess --son-n-law
      -to have the guardianship of testator's son during his minority
      Witnesses: Benjamin Brooke, John Read Magruder, Richard Frazier
      Then came: the three daughters Mary Burgess, Margaret Coolidge and Elizabeth Coolidge who refused to act as executrixes of the will and assigned their right to Singleton Wootten and Richard Burgess
      ===
      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      The players are George Hardy Jr and Lucy Dent
      Henry Wilcoxen s/o Thomas Wilcoxen and wife Elizabeth Hardy (they are named in the lease also) and Elizabeth Hardy the dau of Wm Hardy, who is the bro of both the above Geo Jr and Elizabeth. This Wm was married to Elizabeth Lanham. He died bef this lease, so bef. 27 Jun 1753 and his wife had died aft. 5 Oct 1761
      ===
      1752-1757 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber NN [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 147. At the request of George Hardy the following Lease was recorded July 13, 1753
      Indenture made June 27, 1753; Benjamin Calvert, Esq. of the city of Annapolis in consideration of 5 shillings sterling paid by George Hardy, planter of PGCo as also in consideration of the rents covenants hereafter in these presents mentioned have demised and to farm let by these presents part of a tract called "Lordships Kindness" containing 100 acres and beginning on the north side of the road that leads to Broad Creek and the beginning tree of the land whereon Hardy now lives for and during the natural life of Lucy Hardy wife of George Hardy, Jr. and for and during the natural life of Henry Wilcoxen, son of Thomas Wilcoxon by Elizabeth Wilcoxon his wife and for and during the natural life of Elizabeth Hardy daughter of William Hardy, deceased paying yearly the rent of 1 pound 10 shillings sterling money and two capons at the use of the Nativity of our blessed Lord and Savior at some place within 10 miles of the said land. Further George Hardy shall within 10 years from the date of hereof make upon some convenient place of fence standing orchard with 200 Apple trees. Signed Benjamin Calvert in the presence of and acknowledged before Henry Truman, Thomas Hodgkin
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 121. At the request of Thomas Wilcoxon, Jr. the following Deed was recorded June 26, 1770
      Indenture made May 26, 1770; William Howard, planter in consideration of 70 pounds current money paid by Thomas Wilcoxen, Jr., planter as also for diverse other considerations him thereunto moving has sold part of a tract called "South and North Parts of the White Marshes" containing 100 acres, it being the 1st vacancy added to the south part of the said "White Marshes" to be held of Calverton Manor {adjacent to "Long Lane" and Hurley's Fancy". Signed William Howard in the presence of and acknowledged before George Hardy, Jr., John Baynes
      ===
      Prince George's County MD rent rolls 1700-1725 Vol 3
      7000a HIS LORDSHIP'S KINDNESS Surveyed: 02/29/1703
      Surveyed for Col. Henry Darnall beginning at a bound white oak standing on the west side. of the main branch of Piscataway. Rent --1 barrel of corn
      Possessors:
      Col, Darnall 7000 acres
      Conveyances & Re-surveys:
      03/25/1725 Thomas Chartres from Henry Darnall
      200 acres
      10/12/1724 Thomas Lenham from Henry Darnall
      100 acres
      03/05/1725 John Perkin from Henry Darnall
      100 acres
      04/30/1728 John Hyde from Henry Darnall
      700 acres
      05/24/1729 John Hyde from Henry Darnall and others
      700 acres
      05/24/1729 Henry Darnall, Jr. from Henry Darnall, Sr.
      300 acres
      07/24/1730 James Burgess from John Hyde
      100 acres
      07/24/1730 George Hardy from John Hyde
      245 acres
      07/24/1730 William Hardy from John Hyde
      161 acres
      07/30/1730 Maurice Morris from John Hyde
      154 acres
      07/30/1730 Eleanor McGregor from John Hyde
      100 acres
      07/29/1730 John Dowkitt (?) from John Hyde
      100 acres
      07/24/1730 Thomas Chartres from John Hyde
      200 acres
      07/24/1730 Powel Talbott from John Hyde
      150 acres
      07/24/1730 John Talbot from John Hyde
      150 acres
      07/24/1730 Daniel Page from John Hyde
      100 acres

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