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

Benjamin Estep

Male Bef 1750 - Bef 1799  (< 49 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Benjamin Estep was born before 1750 in Charles County, Maryland (son of Philemon Estep and Alice Cooke); died before 1799 in Prince George's County, Maryland.

    Notes:

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    1783 Assessment of Charles County
    Benjamin Estep. CH 3rd District, General p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
    John Estep. 104 acres. CH 3rd District, General p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
    John Estep. Hills and Dales, 104 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47
    Richard Estep. 200 acres. CH 3rd District, General p. 5. MSA S 1161-4-10 1/4/5/47
    Richard Estep. Calverton Manor, pt, 200 acres. CH 3rd District, Land p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-11 1/4/5/47

    Benjamin married Mary Moran about 1786 in Charles County, Maryland. Mary (daughter of Gabriel Moran and Susannah Canter) was born in 1770 in Charles County, Maryland; died in 1810 in Prince George's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Benjamin Estep was born before 1770 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 15 Nov 1823 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate.
    2. Susanna Estep was born before 1771 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died after 1799 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    3. Eleanor Estep was born after 1787 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died after 1815 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    4. Priscilla Estep was born after 1788 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died after 1815 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    5. Henry Estep was born before 1778 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died after 1800 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    6. Margaret Estep was born after 1787.
    7. Mary Estep was born after 1787.
    8. Catherine Estep was born after 1787.
    9. Thomas Estep was born before 1777 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died on 18 Jul 1820 in Prince George's County, Maryland - probate.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Philemon Estep was born about 1721 in Charles County, Maryland (son of John Estep and Priscilla MNU Estep); died after 1791 in Charles County, Maryland.

    Notes:

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    John Estep 105.124 CH £755.6.6 May 28 1766 Aug 27 1770
    Appraisers: John Adams, John Moran.
    Creditors: James Forbes, Richard Brooke.
    Next of kin: Mary Biggs, Philemon Estep.
    Executrix: Lucy Estep.
    ===
    REYLEY, MARY, Prince George's Co. 22 Nov, 1748; 27 Aug, 1763
    To son John Johnson, having a note in his hand of mine for 9 lbs. sterl, money being the balance of his father's estate for which I bequeath nine head of cattle to discharge the note; if sd. son shd. not agree to take cattle, that exs. shall sell cattle and dispose of sd. note.
    To son Robert Dove Cook, the hand mill and great iron pot, for services done for me.
    To dau. Anne Hugoe, 1/2 the crop.
    To William Johnson Rawlings, grand-son, cattle, left him by his god-father Bryant Reyley.
    To grand-dau. Mary Rawlings, cattle.
    To son Robert Dove Cook, and dau. Elizabeth Piles, wife of Leonard Piles, slaves, to be equally divided between them, being to discharge the balance of thier father's estate; son Robert Dove Cook, shall have his choice, to keep the slave and pay the half of the value thereof to his sister Elizabeth Piles or Leonard Piles, her husband.
    To daus. Anne Hugoe, and Else Estep, wife of Philemon Estep, the other of the slaves.
    To grand-children, William and Anne Hugoe, cattle.
    To grand-son William Hugoe,
    To children: John Johnson, Robert Dove Cook, Elizabeth Piles, Anne Hugoe, Elce Estep, balance of estate.
    Exs: Children, Robert Dove Cook and Philemon Estep.
    Wit: Geo. Biggs, James Thomas, John Hill. 31. 1030
    ===
    Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 111.
    Richard Estep, decd - Inventory. Sep 5, 1792. Negroes: Jacob, Hanar, Mary Little, Anney. 2 Negro boys. Total amount: 300.19.2.
    Signed - William M Wilkinson, John Adams.
    Kin; Philemon Estep, John Estep.
    Creditors: John Forbes.
    CC, Sep 14, 1792. Then came Margaret Estep, Administrator of Richard Estep, late of CC, decd, & made oath.
    Certified by John Muschett, Registrar of Wills.
    ===
    Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 267. Bill of sale. I, Richard Estep of CC, for 130 £, have sold to Philemon Estep and John Estep, the following Negroes: a man called Jacob, a woman called Hannah, a boy called Jim, a boy called pick, a girl called Moll, a girl called Amney, 1 horse, 1 mare, 3 beds & furniture, & 8 cattle. If, however, I pay sd Philemon Estep [&] John Estep 130 £in l-1/2 years, then this bill of sale to be void. Signed May 6, 1791 - Richd Estep. Wit - Philemon Estep Jr, William
    Estep, Henry Barnes*. Recorded May 19, 1791.

    Philemon married Alice Cooke after 1742 in Charles County, Maryland. Alice (daughter of William Cooke and Mary Dove) was born about 1721 in Prince George's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Alice Cooke was born about 1721 in Prince George's County, Maryland (daughter of William Cooke and Mary Dove).

    Notes:

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    REYLEY, MARY, Prince George's Co. 22 Nov, 1748; 27 Aug, 1763
    To son John Johnson, having a note in his hand of mine for 9 lbs. sterl, money being the balance of his father's estate for which I bequeath nine head of cattle to discharge the note; if sd. son shd. not agree to take cattle, that exs. shall sell cattle and dispose of sd. note.
    To son Robert Dove Cook, the hand mill and great iron pot, for services done for me.
    To dau. Anne Hugoe, 1/2 the crop.
    To William Johnson Rawlings, grand-son, cattle, left him by his god-father Bryant Reyley.
    To grand-dau. Mary Rawlings, cattle.
    To son Robert Dove Cook, and dau. Elizabeth Piles, wife of Leonard Piles, slaves, to be equally divided between them, being to discharge the balance of thier father's estate; son Robert Dove Cook, shall have his choice, to keep the slave and pay the half of the value thereof to his sister Elizabeth Piles or Leonard Piles, her husband.
    To daus. Anne Hugoe, and Else Estep, wife of Philemon Estep, the other of the slaves.
    To grand-children, William and Anne Hugoe, cattle.
    To grand-son William Hugoe,
    To children: John Johnson, Robert Dove Cook, Elizabeth Piles, Anne Hugoe, Elce Estep, balance of estate.
    Exs: Children, Robert Dove Cook and Philemon Estep.
    Wit: Geo. Biggs, James Thomas, John Hill. 31. 1030

    Children:
    1. Richard Estep was born between 1742 and 1750 in St. Mary's County, Maryland; died on 5 Sep 1792 in Charles County, Maryland - Inventory.
    2. Elizabeth Estep was born after 1743 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 10 Jun 1806 in Charles County, Maryland - Probate.
    3. Anne Estep was born in 1750 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 6 Dec 1826 in St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate.
    4. John Estep was born before 1760 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1810 in Charles County, Maryland.
    5. Philemon Estep was born between 1765 and 1774 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 9 Sep 1802 in Charles County, Maryland - Inventory.
    6. Joshua Estep was born between 1766 and 1774 in Charles County, Maryland; died between 1826 and 1832 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland.
    7. 1. Benjamin Estep was born before 1750 in Charles County, Maryland; died before 1799 in Prince George's County, Maryland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Estep was born in 1701 in Charles County, Maryland (son of Richard Estep); died before 1735 in Charles County, Maryland.

    Notes:


    ===
    King, Samuel, Charles Co., 16th June, 1722 ; 25th Mch., 1722.
    To wife Eliza,, dwelling plantation during life.
    To eldest son William, 1s. 6d.
    To 2 sons Thomas and Samuel, land on 33.. side of first branch equally.
    To other 2 sons, John and Benjamin, and their hrs., residue of land at their mother's decease.
    Personal estate to wife and her child.
    Test: Richd. Estep, Jn°. Spalding, Jn°. Estep. 18, 66.
    ===
    Samuell King 6.394 A CH £123.3.2 £28.13.2 Jun 19 1725
    Received from: Mr. Robert Scott, William Howard, Thomas Hunt, Thomas Farron.
    Payments to: Francis Wilkinson, James Thompson, Randall Morriss, John Estep, Silvester Webb, John Spalding, Samuell Hanson, Trueman Greenfield, Charles Jones.
    Administratrix: Elisabeth Yoe, wife of Nicholas Yoe.
    ===
    George Dement 10.697 A CH £92.18.2 £114.15.2 Mar 16 1730
    Payments to: Benjamin Ward, James Green, Henry Batson, John Estep, Samuel Ewings, William Symons, Robert Chrystie, William Plummer, Andrew Chum, John Howard, Edward Henry Calvert, Esq., Samuel Hanson, William Thorn.
    Legatees: Elisabeth Dement (relict), Elisabeth Ward & Margret Ward & William Ward & John Ward (minor children of Benjamin Ward (dead, administratrix & relict married the deceased)) paid to their mother Elisabeth Dement.
    Distribution to: widow (1/3). Residue to: 6 children (unnamed).
    Executor: William Dement.
    ===
    Dr. John Ogilvy 16.486 CH £72.15.2 Apr 13 1732 Jul 4 1732
    Appraisers: Alexander Adair, John Adams.
    Creditors: Rand. Morris, William Brogden.
    Administrator: John Estep.
    ===
    John Ogilvy 12.17 A CH £72,15.2 £121.19.8 Jun 11 1733
    Received from: Charles Som. Smith, George Noakes, John Davies, Mr. John Donaldson, Joseph Wood, John Harbord, William Wilkinson, Abraham Parker, Capt. Attaway, Samuel Sothoron, Mary Russell, Richard Sotheran, John Hays, Elisabeth Lawson, Robert Gill, Jeremiah Green, Thomas Allen, James Wilson, Joseph Nichollson, Thomas Winyard, Joseph Hinds, Richard Buckner, Thomas Brooke, Peter Neale.
    Payments to: Henry Donaldson, Rand. Morris, William Welsh, John Chisley, Peter Frazer on judgement before Capt. Charles Som. Smith, John Ramsey, Charles Calvert, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
    Administrator: John Estep.
    ===
    William King 21.240 CH £29.17.0 Nov 4 1735 Jan 14 1735
    Appraisers: John Willson (also John Wilson), John Lyon.
    Creditors: Rand. Morris, John Estep.
    Next of kin: Samuell King, Catherine King.
    Administratrix: Elisabeth King (widow).
    ===
    Peter Vilele 24.313 CH £243.1.6 Sep 24 1739
    (also Peter Villet)
    Appraisers: John Estee, Edward Burch.
    Creditors: Eliza Morris, Jonathon Davis, Jr.
    Next of kin: John Moran, Elisabeth Hulks, William Cantar.
    Executrix: Cecilia Villet
    ===
    Francis Wilkinson 19.38S A Ch £725.17.9 £215.4.9 Apr 26 1743
    Sureties: John Estep, Walter Hanson.
    Received from: Mr. Charles Rogers (merchant), John Buchanan, Mr. Richard
    Moullenex.
    Payments to: Mrs. Anne Greenfield, James Hamilton, Phillip Wood, Jonathon Davis, Anne Nutwell, William Atkinson, Mr. John Chesley, Edward Buck, Richard Estep, Margaret Cohee, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, Mr. William Middleton, Dr. Hamilton, James Kemp, Mr. Thomas Crampton, Mr. Walter Smith for Mr. Cruckshank (merchant in London), Mr. William Torver (merchant) for property
    belonging to Francis Wilkinson, Jr.
    Representatives: widow (accountant), children: Francis, Anne Wilkinson.
    Administratrix: Elisabeth Parran, wife of Young Parran.
    ===
    Charles County Court Records, 9 November 1736 Court, Liber T#2, Page 264
    The Justices here do describe the following Main Roads, and do appoint the several persons hereafter named, overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year:
    The Main Road from the Cool Spring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Bened:t Town, from Richard Standforth's to Bened:t Town, from the Road by Rand:o Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge, from John Estep's to the Road that leads by John Anderson's, from Swansons Creek Landing by the Widow Lyon's to the Road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch, fromJoseph Johnson's to William Wilkinson's Mill, from George Wall's to the Mannor Branch, Mev:l Hultse, Overseer.
    ===
    Charles County Court Records, November 1738 Court, Liber T#2, Page 509.
    The Main Road from the Coolspring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Benedict Town, from Richard Standforth's to Benedict Town, from the Road by Randolph Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge, from John Estep the Road that leads by John Anderson's, from the upper Bridge of Swansons Cr, the Road that leads by Capt. Smith's to Benedict Town, from Swanson's Creek Landing by the Widow Lyon's to the Road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch, from Joseph Johnson's to William Wilkinsons Mill, from George Walls' to the Mannor Branch. Richard Adams, Overseer.
    ===
    Charles County Court Records, November 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 274
    Allen Davies and John Estep return to the Court here the following certificate, viz - We certify to the CC Justices that we have viewed the way set forth in the within petition, and find it to be about a mile from the head of the Cr within named to Willsons Landing, and that it will be very convenient and of great service to the petitioners to have a road cleared to the sd Landing, and little or no prejudice to the neighbors, for it goes close by the sd Cr and will require but a small bridge to be made. Signed Dec 2, 1741 - Allen Davies, John Estep.
    Whereupon it is ordered by this Court that the road in the petition be cleared according to the direction of Allen Davies and John Estep, and that it be inserted in Samuel Perrie's overseer's warrant accordingly.
    ===
    Charles County Court Records, November 1741 Court, Liber T#2, Page 292
    The Justices here do describe the following main Roads, and do appoint the several persons hereafter named overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year according to the several precincts and divisions following, viz -
    The main Road from the Cool Spring Road by Joseph Johnson's to Benedict Town, from Rich'd Standforth's to Benedict Town, from the road by Randolph Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge from John Estep's the road that leads by John Anderson's, from the upper Bridge of Swansons Cr, the road that leads by Capt. Smith's to Benedict Town, from Swansons Creek Landing to the widow Lyon's, to the road from the New Bridges, from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch from Joseph Johnson's to William Wilkinson's Mill, from George Wall's to the Mannor Branch. Also from the head of Swanson Cr to Wilkinsons Landing. Samuel Perrie, Overseer.
    ===
    Charles County Court Records, November 1742 Court, Liber T#2, Page 486
    The Justices here do describe the following main Roads, and do appoint the several persons thereafter named, overseers of sd Roads for the ensuing year, according to the several precincts and divisions following, viz -
    The Main Road from the Cool Spring Road from Joseph Johnson's to Benedict Town, from Richard Standforth's to Bededict [Benedict] Town, from the Road by Randolph Morris' to Indian Creek Bridge, from John Estep's, the Road that leads by John Anderson's, from the upper Bridge of Swansons Cr, the Road that leads by Capt. Smith's to Benedict Town, from Swansons Creek Landing by the Widow Lyon's, to the Road from the New Bridges from Joseph Johnson's to the Mannor Branch, from Joseph Johnson's to William Wilkinsons Mill, from George Walls to the Mannor Branch. Also from the head of Swansons Cr to Wilkinsons Landing, the Cool Spring Road from a place called the three Chesnutts to the Widow Standforths, and then the usual Rooling Road, from Gladings Rooling house to Rouses Landing. Robert Glading, Overseer.

    John married Priscilla MNU Estep about 1720 in Charles County, Maryland. Priscilla was born about 1704 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 7 Jul 1742 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Priscilla MNU Estep was born about 1704 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 7 Jul 1742 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Notes:

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    John Burch 19,125 A CH £199.17.9 £150.0.5 Jul 7 1742
    Sureties (of St. Mary's County): John Johnson Southern, Sane Southern.
    Payments to: Anne Ebernathy, Prescilla Estep, George Hatton, Mr. Rand. Morris, administrator of William Rogins, Col, Dent, Daniel Dulany, Esq. & Benjamin Tasker, Esq., John Chesley for Thomas Colemore, John Chesley, Dr. Hambleton, George Boyd, John Panham per John Southam, James Middleton, John Allen, James Crimpton, Walter Hanson.
    Payments to (balance of their estate left by their father's (unnamed) will): John Johnson Southern, Benjamin Southern, ------ Southern, Saud Southern, Anne Southern, Mary Southern.
    Representatives: widow (unnamed), 4 children (unnamed).
    Administratrix: Mary Burch.

    Children:
    1. John Estep was born about 1720 in Charles County, Maryland; died on 1 May 1766 in Charles County, Maryland - Probate.
    2. 2. Philemon Estep was born about 1721 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1791 in Charles County, Maryland.
    3. Mary Estep was born between 1723 and 1734 in Charles County, Maryland; died before 16 Jul 1781 in Prince George's County, Maryland.

  3. 6.  William Cooke was born before 1683 (son of Charles County MD Cooke); died on 4 Sep 1729 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory.

    Notes:

    ===
    William Cook 15.266 PG £232.8.1 Sep 4 1729 Nov 25 1729
    Appraisers: George Naylor (also George Nailor), Nathaniel Magruder (also Nathan Magruder).
    Creditors & Next of kin: John Johnson, Mary Johnson.
    Administratrix/Executrix: Mary Cook.
    ===
    William Cooke 10.590 A PG £232.8.1 £188.17.10 Jan 6 1730
    Received from: Carter Clark.
    Payments to: John Johnson (legatee of John Johnson (dead)), Bernard Johnson Rawlings who married Mary Johnson (legatee of John Johnson (dead)), William Brogden, Capt. Joseph Wilkinson (administrator of Robert Wheller), William Welsh paid to Henry Boteler, James Scot, William Hagan, Thomas Bramhall, Bryan Reily, Edward Henry Calvert, Esq., Charles Calvert, Esq., William Jones, Martha Yoakley.
    Mentions: 1 son (unnamed), 3 daughters (unnamed).
    Administratrix: Mary Cooke.
    ===
    William Cook 13.266 A PG £54.11.3 Jun 24 1735
    Received from: Mr. Robert Cruickshank (merchant in London), John Davison.
    Payments to; Mr. Thomas Claggett (administrator of Capt. Thomas Fogg), Peregrine Mackaneas, Charles Calvert, Esq., John Lawson.
    Heirs: Elisabeth Cook, Robert Dove Cook, Anne Cook, Alice Cook.
    Administratrix: Mary Rieley (also Mary Riley, relict),
    ===
    Ignatius Creycroft 32A.75 A PG £1199.6.8 £785.15.7 Dec 2 1710
    Received from: Mr. Charles Diggs, Robert Prye, George Villiars, Thomas Coleman, John Betts, James Bowles, Hugh Williams, Elisha Hall for Robert Roberts, William Herbert, Mr. Arden Carleton (merchant in London), MM Keyser & Wharton (merchants in London).
    Payments to: William Cook (administrator of John Johnson), Henry Rousen, Phillip Wallory, Mary Mitchell, Thomas Emms for self & James Stodert, Jeremiah Long, Edward Benson, Arnold Liverse, John Hill, Robert Bradley, Esq., Dr. Frederick Claudius, Dr. Mordecai Moore, Paul Carrington, Mr. William Wilkinson, Samuel Groome (merchant in London), Mr. John Tasker, Mr. Charles Carroll for Lord Baltimore, Mr. Robert Skinner, Rowland Hall, Samuel King, Roger Wheeler, Richard Edlin (administrator of John Smith), Mr. James Heath, Henry Fernly, William Herbert, Dr. George Burch, Henry Butler, Bowling Speak, Elisabeth Williams, James Haddock (administrator of William Barton), Maj. Josiah Wilson, William Bladen, Esq., Madam Contee, Edward Willet, Henry Rousen, George Villiers, Francis Durham, Rowland Hall, John Hill, Arnold Livers, John Rousby, Esq., John Warren, Mr. Charles Carroll to Mr. Arden Carleton, Cornelius Kelly, Richard Edlen, Thomas Coleman, Mary Vaudry for teaching Elisabeth Creycroft, Maj. Wilson, Mr. William Wilkinson, Roger Whaller, Mary Tattershall, George Harris, Thomas Cooke, Mr. Gerrard Slye, Bartholomew Whitehouse, Hannah Herbert.
    Legatees: Mr. William Hunter, Mr. Robert Brooks, Mr. George Thorold. Mentions: wife (unnamed) of the accountant.
    Administrator: Mr. Luke Gardner.
    ===
    John Johnson 33A.39 A PG £211.14.5 £73.8.9 Oct 20 1711
    A second inventory was cited in the amount of £12.0.0.
    Received from: Keyser & Wharton, Mr. Arden Carleton, John George, John Josling, Charles Drury.
    Payments to: Mr. Arden Carleton, Mr. William Wilkinson for Mr. Edward Carleton & Co., Mr. Luke Gardner, Mr. Samuel Smith, Dr. Fredrick Claudius, Maj. Wilson for W. Bladen, Esq., Maj. Wilson, Edward Willet, Capt. Keyser & Wharton, Benjamin Berry.
    Administrator; William Cook.
    ===
    ===
    Thomas Cooke 34.150 I CH £138.17.11 Feb 19 1712
    Appraisers: James Thompson, William Cooke.
    Creditors: none.
    Next of kin: none.
    Mentions: widow (unnamed).
    List of debts: Thomas Butler, James Thompson, Richard Stevens, John Brian, William Hogden, Thomas Lawson, Madam Ann White, Robert Sinkler, John Hagerty, Richard Instep, Gabriel Burnham, Brutus Rusell, John Canter.
    ===
    John Boulling 338.133 A CH £172.13.1 #14142 Sep 19 1712
    The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #41437.
    Payments to: John Sanders, Thomas Hager, Sr., Capt. Thomas Crabb, Thomas Jameson, Michael Morris, Thomas Varnall, William Diggs, William Cook, John Wathen, John Parnham, Joseph Piles, John Dent, paid his wife Mary, Bernard Hugenaz, Samuel Smith, Thomas Cook, Thomas Ingerham, Capt. John Bradford, John Scott, Lennard Brooks, Markham Macferson, John Yates, John Smith.
    List of debts: Mr. Joseph Piles, Ignatius Lucket, Waiver Burch, John Hager, Jr., Thomas Luckett, Joseph Gardiner, John Wathen, Daniel Turner.
    Executrix: Mary Boullin.
    ===
    John Greene 34.55 A SM £24.5.6 £34.12.2 May 31 1712
    Payments to: Ralph Foot, Thomas Mudd, Mr. Cheseldyne, Edward Hilliard, John Parry, Franciss Hopewell, William Cooke, Thomas Hunt, Peter Cartwright, Mr. Henry Jenings, Thomas Barber.
    Administratrix: Jane Innis, wife of William Innis.
    ===
    John Lyon 39C.132 A CH E39.19.6 £35.12.7 Mar 11 1717
    Received from: John Davis, Charles Askcomb, Thomas Trueman Greenfeild. Payments to: William Cooke, Isaac Coale (executor of Joshua Cecill), William Armstrong, William Jones, Barton Smoot, H. P. Jowles, Mr. Samuel Hanson, Mr. Major, Mr. Phil. Lee.
    Administratrix: Mary Lyon.
    ===
    Phillip Briscoe 7.216 A CH £459.15.0 £181.12.7 Dec 3 1725
    Received from: John Bucknam, Ralph Bayley, William Kingsland, William Ward, sr., Samuel Love, George Witter, Anne Short, Robert Parker, John Chunn, Jr., George Dement, Sr., Richard Burroughs, Jacob Morriss, Robert Luddall, Robert Lovell, John Edwards, Thomas Birch, John Burroughs, James Swann, John Magrah, Hans Dollar, John Dyson, Margarett Maddox, Gillham Wood, Edward Davis, Jr., James Keech, Thomas Dyson, Mary Gardiner, John Rye, William Theobalds, Samuel Turner, John Scott, Sr., James Watersforrest, John Poslon, John Clarke, John Davie, John Graves, William Huntington, Jos. Allen, Jr., Thomas Hunt, Daniel Morphey, Mary Lattimar, Samuel Chunn, John Fairfax, Robert Clare, Thomas Beech, Francis Clarke, Thomas Alpin, Samuel Johnson, Patrick Fanell, Thomas Gosling, Samuel Mahoney, Joseph Douglass, Jos. Pile, William Cooke, Francis Wheatly, John Birch, William Harris, Daniel Short, Sarah Carter, John Tippett, Benjamin Douglass, Thomas Allstone, Samuel Maddox, Sr., John Sympson, John Williams, Sarah Douglas, Michael Branson, John Chunn, Sr., John Parry, Benjamin Reeder, Timothy Dunaway, Charles Smith, Robert Cull, George Scroggen, William Cage, John Noe, Sr., Benjamin Shoks, John Cartwright, Charles Phillpott, John Rayfield, Nicholas Farrell, Justiniah Birch, Mary Haley, William Throne, Gilbert Lewis, Oliver Birch, John Attaway, Charles Yates, Edward Loyd, Percival Pearson, Matt. Barnes, Maddox, John Johnson,
    Barton Smoot, Thomas Douglas, Robert Yates.
    Legatees: Susannah Briscoe (wife), Susannah Compton, Anne Wood, Mr. Charles Ashcomb, William Howard.
    Executor: John Briscoe.
    ===
    Bryan Reiley 16.348 A PG £43.8.1 Aug 22 1738
    A second inventory is cited in the amount of £8.10.0.
    Payments to: Owen Ellis, Bigger Head, Daniel Dulany, Esq., estate of William Cook per Mr. Alexander Contee, widow (unnamed, 1/3).
    Executrix: Mary Reiley.
    ===
    Bryan Reily 14.467 A PG £61.4.2 Oct 7 1737
    (also Bryant Reily). A second inventory is cited in the amount of £7.18.0.
    Payments to: John Boon, John Johnson, John Bowie, Thomas Clagget on account of his becoming a security for the deceased to Elisabeth Hepburn, Richard Marsham Warring, Bernard Johnson Rawlings, Richard Adams, Patrick Sim, Samuel Magruder for William Hunt, Philip Hall, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Daniel Dulany, Esq. & Mr. Alexander Countee per Thomas Clagget, executrix (1/3), representatives (unnamed) of William Cook (accountant was executrix).
    Executrix: Mrs. Mary Reily.
    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 137
    Enrolled at request of William Cooke 1 Mar 1726:
    Indenture, 28 Feb 1726; Between James Mullikin, planter, and William Cooke, planter; for £30; a parcel being part of a tract called Woodjoy lying on the west side of the Patuxent River formerly in Calvert Co.; sold by John Mirth and Grisell Mirth to Michael Farmer; Farmer sold to Arthur Ludford; Ludford sold to James Williams; by James Williams the son of the aforesaid James Williams wife to Richard Hartup; then to William Cooke; containing 100 acres according to meets and bounds on record in Calvert Co.; /s/ James Mullikin; wit. Ralph Crabb, John Adams; 28 Feb 1726/7 James Mullikin and his wife Charity ack. deed
    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 222
    Enrolled at request of William Cooke 18 Jul 1727:
    John Demall, age ca 70, made oath that Arthur Ludford sold 100 acres of 500 acres called Wood's Joy adjoining land of Henry Pope; formerly in Calvert County, to James William and his son James; James dying without bequest the 100 acres went to Richard Hartrup, s/o Richard Hartrup by his wife Elizabeth, who was sister to James Mullikin, dec'd, father of James Mullikin; James Mullikin, dec'd, and Elizabeth were the children of James Mullikin by his wife Mary; 24 Mar 1726
    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 94
    Enrolled at request of John Johnson 2 Sep 1730:
    From Mary Cook, widow and relict of William Cook, for love and affection to son John Johnson; a tract called Pennys Choyce formerly surveyed for Henry Thickpenny and assigned to my father Robert Dove; laid out for 200 acres; 21 Aug 1730 /s/ Mary Cook (mark); wit. John Adams, Philip Lee, Jr.; ack. 21 Aug 1730 by Mary Cook
    ===
    Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 503. At the request of William Cooke the following Land Commission was recorded March 25, 1772
    Prince George's County Court, Maryland Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore and so forth; to Messrs Thomas Morton, John Cox, Thomas Trueman and Levin Covington of PGCo Gentleman, whereas William Cooke, is seized of a tract called "Pennys Choice" and preferred his petition in writing to our county court held at Upper Marlborough Town on the 4th Tuesday in November in the 21th year of our Dominion and so forth for commission to examine evidence to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of the said tract of land. Therefore, we command you any three or two of you to examine all witnesses or persons concerned touching their knowledge of the bounds of the said tract. Witness John Cooke, Gentleman, November 29, 1771 issued December 21, 1771, Thomas Sim Lee, Clk
    By virtue of a commission to examine evidences to prove the bounds of "Pennys Choice" we intend to meet on Monday, March 9th next. Given our hands and seals, Thomas Morton, Thomas Trueman, Levin Covington
    Alexander Rawlings age 38 years or thereabouts deposeth that he came with his father Paul Rawlings about 13 or 14 years ago who showed him the place where a bound tree of William Cooke's land did formerly stand and said his father told him that his grandfather and William Cooke showed him this place on the west side of a hill about hundred yards from the head of a small branch that falls into the main north branch of Swanson's Creek and 5 or 7 strides from the hickory and further saith not.
    John Leach aged 32 years or thereabouts deposeth that John Rawlings showed him a chestnut stump about 4 years ago and told him it was a division between Robert Cooke, James Thomas and Paul Rawlings and further saith not. The aforesaid chestnut stump standing on the west side of a hill about 90 yards from the head of a small branch that leads into the main north branch of Swanson's Creek
    Richard Perrie aged 44 years or thereabouts deposeth that James Thomas about 8 years ago told him that he must not cut timber on the east side of a chestnut stump and if he did he would be cutting on Robert Cooke's land.

    William married Mary Dove before 2 Dec 1710 in Prince George's County, Marylan. Mary (daughter of Robert Dove and Mary MNU Dove) was born in 1682; died on 27 Aug 1763 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mary Dove was born in 1682 (daughter of Robert Dove and Mary MNU Dove); died on 27 Aug 1763 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate.

    Notes:

    ===
    REYLEY, MARY, Prince George's Co. 22 Nov, 1748; 27 Aug, 1763
    To son John Johnson, having a note in his hand of mine for 9 lbs. sterl, money being the balance of his father's estate for which I bequeath nine head of cattle to discharge the note; if sd. son shd. not agree to take cattle, that exs. shall sell cattle and dispose of sd. note.
    To son Robert Dove Cook, the hand mill and great iron pot, for services done for me.
    To dau. Anne Hugoe, 1/2 the crop.
    To William Johnson Rawlings, grand-son, cattle, left him by his god-father Bryant Reyley.
    To grand-dau. Mary Rawlings, cattle.
    To son Robert Dove Cook, and dau. Elizabeth Piles, wife of Leonard Piles, slaves, to be equally divided between them, being to discharge the balance of thier father's estate; son Robert Dove Cook, shall have his choice, to keep the slave and pay the half of the value thereof to his sister Elizabeth Piles or Leonard Piles, her husband.
    To daus. Anne Hugoe, and Else Estep, wife of Philemon Estep, the other of the slaves.
    To grand-children, William and Anne Hugoe, cattle.
    To grand-son William Hugoe,
    To children: John Johnson, Robert Dove Cook, Elizabeth Piles, Anne Hugoe, Elce Estep, balance of estate.
    Exs: Children, Robert Dove Cook and Philemon Estep.
    Wit: Geo. Biggs, James Thomas, John Hill. 31. 1030
    ===
    Mary Reiley (widow) 82.147 PG £227,14.6 NoV 21 1763 Nov 22 1763
    (also Mary Railey)
    Appraisers: Thomas Morton, John Adams.
    Next of kin: William Hager.
    Next of kin: John Johnson, Anne Egdon.
    Executor: Robert Dove Cooke.
    ===
    William Cook 15.266 PG £232.8.1 Sep 4 1729 Nov 25 1729
    Appraisers: George Naylor (also George Nailor), Nathaniel Magruder (also Nathan Magruder).
    Creditors & Next of kin: John Johnson, Mary Johnson.
    Administratrix/Executrix: Mary Cook.
    ===
    William Cooke 10.590 A PG £232.8.1 £188.17.10 Jan 6 1730
    Received from: Carter Clark.
    Payments to: John Johnson (legatee of John Johnson (dead)), Bernard Johnson Rawlings who married Mary Johnson
    ===
    William Cook 13.266 A PG £54.11.3 Jun 24 1735
    Received from: Mr. Robert Cruickshank (merchant in London), John Davison. Payments to: Mr. Thomas Claggett (administrator of Capt. Thomas Fogg), Peregrine Mackaness, Charles Calvert, Esq., John Lawson.
    Heirs: Elisabeth Cook, Robert Dove Cook, Anne Cook, Alice Cook.
    Administratrix: Mary Rieley (also Mary Riley, relict).
    ===
    Bryan Reily 14.467 A PG £61.4.2 Oct 7 1737
    (also Bryant Reily). A second inventory is cited in the amount of £7.18.0.
    Payments to: John Boon, John Johnson, John Bowie, Thomas Clagget on account of his becoming a security for the deceased to Elisabeth Hepburn, Richard Marsham Warring, Bernard Johnson Rawlings, Richard Adams, Patrick Sim, Samuel Magruder for William Hunt, Philip Hall, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Daniel Dulany, Esq. & Mr. Alexander Countee per Thomas Clagget, executrix (1/3), representatives (unnamed) of William Cook (accountant was executrix).
    Executrix: Mrs. Mary Reily.
    ===
    Benjamin Reily 23.366 PG £8.10.0 Aug 22 1738
    Appraisers: Power Ellis, Bigger Head.
    Creditors: Pat. Sim.
    Next of kin: Israel Hugoe.
    Administratrix/Executrix: Mrs. Bryant Reyley.
    ===
    Benjamin Reiley 13.262 A PG £133.10.2 £25.16.5 Jun 24 1735
    Payments to: James Russell per Bryan Reily, John Thomas, John Lyon, William Brogden, Thomas Coleman, James Russell, Benjamin Tasker & Daniel Dulany, Esq., Mr. Peter Dent, Thomas Brooke, Esq. per said Brooke & John Lawson.
    Legatees: Anne Cook.
    Heirs: none.
    Executrix: Mary Reiley.
    ===
    Bryan Reiley 16.348 A PG £43.8.1 Aug 22 1738
    A second inventory is cited in the amount of £8.10.0.
    Payments to: Owen Ellis, Bigger Head, Daniel Dulany, Esq., estate of William Cook per Mr. Alexander Contee, widow (unnamed, 1/3).
    Executrix: Mary Reiley.

    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 94
    Enrolled at request of John Johnson 2 Sep 1730:
    From Mary Cook, widow and relict of William Cook, for love and affection to son John Johnson; a tract called Pennys Choyce formerly surveyed for Henry Thickpenny and assigned to my father Robert Dove; laid out for 200 acres; 21 Aug 1730 /s/ Mary Cook (mark); wit. John Adams, Philip Lee, Jr.; ack. 21 Aug 1730 by Mary Cook
    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 247
    Enrolled at request of Mary Cook 30 Mar 1731:
    From Mary Cook, widow, for love and affection to son Robert Dove Cook; a heifer; /s/ Mary Cook (mark); wit. Paul Rawllings, John Adams
    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 248
    Enrolled at request of Mary Cook 30 Mar 1731:
    From Mary Cook, widow, for love and affection to dau. Ann Cook; a heifer; /s/ Mary Cook (mark); wit. Paul Rawllins, John Adams
    ===
    Riley, Mary; age ca 58; Nov 1740 (PGLR Y.235)

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Cooke was born about 1706; died on 11 Feb 1781 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Will Written.
    2. 3. Alice Cooke was born about 1721 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    3. Robert Dove Cooke was born before 1718 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died on 26 Jun 1767 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate.
    4. Anne Cooke was born before 1724; died after 1763 in Prince George's County, Maryland.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Richard Estep was born in 1668 in Stepney Parish, Middlesex, London, England; died after 1707 in Charles County, Maryland.

    Notes:

    Father: John ESTOP b: 1644 in Middlesex, London, England
    Birth: 1644 in Middlesex, London, England
    Death: 1684 in England
    MARC: 7 Oct 1667 St. Dunstan Church, Stephen Parish, Middlesex, England

    Marriage Elizabeth EATON b: 1636 in England
    Married: 7 Oct 1667 in St. Dunstan Church, Stephen Parish, Middlesex, England

    At the age of 16, Richard (Eastopp) Estep was bound out for five years as an indentured servant of Thomas Rogers, a merchant, and sailed for St. Mary's, Maryland on August 6, 1684 on the ship Loyal Subject.

    ===
    Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 260
    William Ogden registers cattle mark; entered at request of Richard Estipp, Constable of Benedict Leonard Hundred; 12 Aug 1707

    Children:
    1. 4. John Estep was born in 1701 in Charles County, Maryland; died before 1735 in Charles County, Maryland.
    2. Richard Estep was born in 1702 in Charles County, Maryland; died after 1763 in Prince George's County, Maryland.

  2. 12.  Charles County MD Cooke (son of Family Cooke).
    Children:
    1. Martha Anne Cooke was born after 1733; died on 10 Feb 1794 in Washington County, Kentucky.
    2. 6. William Cooke was born before 1683; died on 4 Sep 1729 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory.
    3. Thomas Cooke was born before 1687; died on 8 Dec 1712 in Charles County, Maryland - Probate.
    4. John Cooke was born before 1697; died after 1717 in Charles County, Maryland.

  3. 14.  Robert Dove was born before 1667; died on 18 Oct 1709 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Account.

    Notes:

    ===
    Mr. Robert Dove 30.223 A PG £159.5.6 £1.0.10 Oct 18 1709
    List of debts: Mr. William Wilkison.
    Mentions: Capt. Timothy Keysar, Mr. Jonathon Matthews, Mr. John Goodwin.
    Administratrix: Mrs. Mary Dove.
    ===
    Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 94
    Enrolled at request of John Johnson 2 Sep 1730:
    From Mary Cook, widow and relict of William Cook, for love and affection to son John Johnson; a tract called Pennys Choyce formerly surveyed for Henry Thickpenny and assigned to my father Robert Dove; laid out for 200 acres; 21 Aug 1730 /s/ Mary Cook (mark); wit. John Adams, Philip Lee, Jr.; ack. 21 Aug 1730 by Mary Cook
    ===
    Robert Golash 10.23 I {CA} £56.5.0 May 3 1688
    Appraisers: Robert Dove, Joseph Fry,

    ===
    Early Landowners - Prince Georges Co Md - Hall

    Bigger, John, Planter
    Beale 6/10/1670 — 200a's. L14/181 SR7356
    Location: MATT/RR on the west side of The Patuxent River above Frodsham's Creek beginning at Robert Dove's bound tree of Robert Dove Other persons mentioned: Land rights assigned by Thomas Pagett the
    assignee of Henry Thickpenny due him for transporting himself. Fifty acres more from Richard Marsham and one hundred acres from John Salisbury due him for transporting himself and his wife

    Pagett, Thomas (Sarah)
    Beale 11/23/1669 — 200a's L12/235 SR7354
    Location: MATT/RR on the west side of The Patuxent River above the head of Frodsham Creek beginning at a bound tree of Robert Dove's tract called Dove's Nest.
    Other names mentioned: Henry Thickpenny (assignor of land rights).

    Bird, Charles
    Bird Land 5/1/1672 — 60a's. L14/450 SR7356
    Location: MATT/RR on the west side of the Patuxent River and on the north side of Stanley's Creek beginning at a bound Oak of a tract in the possession of the s'd Bird. Also adjoins Robert Dove's land
    Other persons mentioned: Maj. Thomas Brooke (assignor of land rights).

    Dove, Robert & Anderson, John
    Dove's Nest 3/25/1669 — 150a's L12/235 SR7354
    Location: MATT/RR on the west side of The Patuxent River above the head of Frodsham Creek adjoining Thomas Pagett's tract called Beale beginning at a marked Birch it being the northwest corner tree of a tract called Pagett. Other names mentioned: One hundred acres due Dove and Anderson for their time of service and fifty acres assigned by John Chittom due him for his time of service. Note: The tract was subsequently assigned to Thomas Truman and by him assigned to son Nathan Truman (same reference).

    Truman, Nathaniel/Nathan
    Dove's Nest 9/8/1669 — 150a's. L12/401 SR7354
    Location: MATT on the west side of The Patuxent River above the head of Frodsham Creek.
    Other persons mentioned: Thomas Truman (assignor of land rights).

    Johnson, Bernard
    Dove's Perch 6/14/1681 — 200a's. CB2i/436 SR7366
    Location: MATT on the west side of The Patuxent River beginning at a bound Red Oak of Robert Dove's tract called Dove's Nest and a tract owned by Charles Burd called Birdland.
    Other persons mentioned: Land tights to 150 acres assigned by Nicholas Painter the assignee of William Rosewell. The remainder due Johnson for transporting himself into this Province here to inhabit.

    Purchase 3/9/1665 — 100a's. L9/243 SR7371
    Location: MATT/RR on the west side of The Patuxent River at the head of Frodsham's Creek adjoining land laid out for Robert Dove and John Anderson now alienated to Thomas Truman beginning at a marked White
    Oak in the Main North Branch of the s'd Creek. Note: The meaning of the word alienated as used in this context is not clear.

    Robert married Mary MNU Dove. Mary died after 1709 in Prince George's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  Mary MNU Dove died after 1709 in Prince George's County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mary Dove was born in 1682; died on 27 Aug 1763 in Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate.
    2. Philip Dove was born before 1699 in Prince George's County, Maryland; died on 23 Nov 1723 in Charles County, Maryland - Inventory.