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

Thomas Hawkins

Male 1603 - 1656  (53 years)


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  • Name Thomas Hawkins 
    Born 1603  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Oct 1656  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I000479  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father AA BA TA KE Hawkins 
    Family ID F00297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Hawkins,   b. Bef 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1675, Talbot County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Hawkins,   b. Abt 1650, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1677, Kent County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     2. John Hawkins,   b. 1655, St. James Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1717, Queen Anne's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F00296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Anne Arundel County, Maryland
      Haukeins, Hawkings, Thomas,21st Oct, 1656; 19th. Apr, 1669. (should be 1659)
      To Margrett Hall, dau. of Edward Hall, personalty.
      To son Thomas, ½ share of land on Poplar Island.
      Wife Eliza:, residuary legatee.
      Overseers: Capt. Robt. Vaughan, Henry Carline, Seth Foster.
      Test: Edward Hall, Gershom Cromwell.1. 352.

      === note mention of Seth Foster. he married Thomas Hawkins widow
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: İPeter's Row - 2002
      Thomas Hawkins his assignment of bills power to Seth Foster.
      I Thomas Hawkins do assign over all these bills here
      undereth specified unto Mr. Seth Foster as his own proper
      debts and do give him all the full power and authority to
      arrest sue imprison and release in as ample manner as J
      could do myself and if I were present myself: imprimus a
      bill of Christopher Williams of one thousand forty nine and
      also a bill of Edward Hudsons of four hundred and also
      another bill of Edward Hudsons of five hundred ninty five
      and also a bill of Charles Williams of five hundred and
      seventy and also another bill of Charles Williams of five
      hundred and seventy and also another bill of Charles
      Williams of three hundred and thirty and also a bill of
      Henry Barnes of seven hundred and also another bill of
      [blank] Goddens of eight hundred and fifty which said bills
      do amount to in all four thousand five hundred and ninty
      five as witness my hand the 10th day of February 1654.
      Thomas Hawekines
      Thomas Symonds, Mary Baleh
      20th January 1655, This writing was recorded
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/westmoreland/deeds/payne04.txt
      URL title: Westmoreland County, Virginia, Deeds and Wills Book One (1653-1671), page 317:
      Note:
      Westmoreland County, Virginia, Deeds and Wills Book One (1653-1671), page 317:

      Spencer & WifeTo Payne)
      Know all men by these presents that we Nicholas and Francis Spencer of nomony in the county of Westmoreland doe hereby bargain alien and sell and have hereby bargained aliened and sold from us our heirs Ex'ors Adm'ors and assigns unto John Payne of Machodoc of the aforesaid County his heirs and assigns for the consideration of four thousand pounds of tobacco and cask to us already paid all our right title and Interest of a tract of land granted by pattent unto the said Payne bearing date the 1st day of June 1664. part of which said land is by survey found to be within the bounds of a tract of land of two thousand five hundred Acres lying at the head of nomony by pattent bearing date February 26th 1653. formerly granted unto Thomas Hawkins Sen'r and since by Thomas Hawkins Jun'r son and heir of the said Thomas Hawkins Sen'r aliened and sold unto us Nicholas and Francis Spencer our heirs & assigns as by conveyance bearing date the 20th of September 1665 as p'r the records of Westmoreland County doth appear we say we do and have hereby aliened and sold from us our heirs unto John Payne his heirs and assigns all the land formerly and commonly called John Paynes [here the clerk wrote "with" then lined it out] which doth appear to lye and be within the bounds of the land formerly known and Called Mr. Hawkin's land as the course of the said Paynes pattent and marked trees doe make appear which aforesaid land by us hereby aliened and sold we doe hereby oblige ourselves our heirs Ex'ors Adm'ors and assigns to defend and make good unto the said John Payne and his heirs from the Just claim and demand of every person and persons whatsoever In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands & Seals this 14th of September 1667.
      Teste Nicholas Spencer
      John Hewling ) Frances Spencer
      Wm Hambert )
      30th of October 1667. This sale of land was acknowledged in Court by the said Nicholas Spencer and Frances his wife and then recorded.

      [Note: The clerk transcribed the original records into a new book in 1801-02.
      At the beginning of Deeds and Wills Book One is this note: "Deeds Wills pattents ye pc Begun September 18th 1801 and Finished 18 January 1802--
      By Order of the County Court of ) by Wm Spence
      Westmoreland) for Jos. Fox Jun CWCounty

      Submitted by: Robert W. ("Bob") Meadows
      Copyright 2003. All rights reserved.
      http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/copyright.htm
      ===
      NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY DEEDS & ORDERS 1650-1652
      JOHN INGRAM doe promise to deliver aboard the "MARGARET" of London 18 hheads of tobco: being for the accompt of Mr. THOMAS HAWKINS & I underwritten doe acknowledge my selfe satisfyed for the Freight, as Wittness my hand this 5th of March 1651; The danger of the Seas excepted.
      Teste JOHN DENNIS JOHN INGRAM
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: İPeter's Row - 2002
      Richard Hawkins his letter
      of attorney to Mr. Thomson
      Know all men by these presents that I Richard Hawkins in the County of Northumberland Planter do institute appoint and ordaine my trusty and well beloved friend Edward Thomson for me by my name to ask and demand all such debts as are due for me the said Richard Hawkins in the county or elsewhere by bill or accounts and upon the parties denial to sue implead imprison all parties what so ever and in consideration of the premisses aforesaid upon satisfaction given I do give my attorney free [-----] to acquit and discharge as if I myself were presently present witness my hand this 15th of September 1652
      The mark of Richard Hawkins
      The mark of John [..:..---]
      20th September 1652 this letter of attorney was recorded.
      Richard Hawkins his letter of attorney to Hugh Lee
      Know all men by these presents that I Richard Hawkins do appoint my trusty friend Hugh Lee for me and in my name to ask and receive all such debts as are due to me from Thomas Hawkins in the County of Northumberland and upon denial to sue implead and imprison and upon satisfaction given to acquit and discharge witness my hand the 15th of September anno 1652.
      the mark of Richard Hawkins.
      Thomas Speke, Thomas Youlle
      20 September 1652 the letter of attorney was recorded.
      Hugh Lee his bill [-----] to Richard Hawkins
      Know all men that I Hugh Lee of the County of Northumberland for a valuable consideration have sold and delivered and by these presents do sell and deliver unto Richard Hawkins one black cow with a brown list right down her back one ear a flour-de-luce the other ear a swollow fork about five years of age and one brand heifer brand on both ears and a slit right down the middle of the ears about 18 months old to have and to hold the said cattle and their increase as his own proper goods forever and I bind me my heirs etc. to defend the said sale from the claim of any person or persons what so ever in conformation where of! have made this bill of sale witness my hand this 22nd of September 1651.
      Hugh Lee.
      signed and delivered in the presence of Thomas Waterford,
      Henry Rocke
      June 14th 1652
      Richard Hawkins his
      [---]
      I Richard Hawkins do assign all my right title and interest in that bill of [-----] unto Thomas Hawkins as witness my hand the day and year above written.
      Richard Hawkins his mark
      teste Hugh Lee

      Edward Thomson his depo.
      The deposition of Edward Thomson aged 36 this depon't saith that Thomas Hawkins came to Richard Hawkins house and desired [----] there him his land the said Richard Hawkins wife [-----] speak to the said Thomas Hawkins that they had two cows and two calves at Chickacone at Mr. Hugh Lees house and desired him to transport them up. The said Thomas Hawkins replied that [-----] leaky and he should not but saying that he would buy [-----] the wife of Richard Hawkins said they would not [-----] then the said Thomas Hawkins said he would [-----] them and give them good sufficient milk cows as [-----] a tax and he would come the next Saturday up and deliver which the said Thomas Hawkins came not for the space of
      two months and when the said Richard Hawkins going himself to receive the said cattle they proved to be [-----] as bucks in the woods and were not sufficient according [-----] bargain.
      Edward Thompson
      20th September 1652 Jurat cur.
      Isaac Knight his depo.
      The said Thomas Hawkins being at Richard Hawkins house promised to deliver unto Richard Hawkins two sufficient milk cows with calves in their bellys or calves by their sides [-----] as good milk cows as the said Hawkins cows [-----] released at Chickacone and to be delivered at approximately the Saturday following by the said Thomas Hawkins unto the said Richard Hawkins and in case they failed to make good two cows.
      Per me Isaack Knight thirty years old.
      17th September 1652
      Jurat coram me Thomas Speke
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: İPeter's Row - 2002
      Thomas Broughton his depo.
      Thomas Broughton aged 29 years or there abouts sworn and examined saith that in April last [----] with Wm. Reynolds, Ralph Horsly and George [-----] requested to appraise the estate of Daniel [-----] deceased and amoungest other goods Thomas Hawkins [----] some striped curtains to the appraisal [-----] depon't with the rest of the appraisers being Ralph Horsly his landing place the said Hawkins came also [-----] us and after some discourse Wm. Reynolds demanded the said Hawkins if he would let him have a suit of curtains as they are appraised at, this depon't with [-----] of the rest answered 100 lbs of tobacco per suit the [-----] Hawkins replied that Wm. Reynolds should have [-----] at the same rate without making of any other price [-----] presently going up to the house of Ralph Horsly [-----] said Hawkins delivered the said Wm. Reynolds a suit [-----] of curtains upon the [-----] to armes and further this [----- ] Depon't neither did see nor hear any private conferance between Wm. Reynolds and Thomas Hawkins during all the time of appraisement on before or afterwards and further saith not.
      Thomas Broughton
      jurat in cur 20th September 1652
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: İPeter's Row - 2002
      Ralph Horsly his depo.
      Ralph Horsly aged 42 years or there abouts deposeth upon oath that Wm. Reynolds bought a suit of curtains Thomas Hawkins for 100 lbs of tobacco as they were appraised about the same time as is in Broughtons deposition and they were delivered accordingly this depon't desired to have a suit of curtains of Hawkins of the same price which this depon't had a while after and further saith not.
      Ralph Horsly his mark.
      jurat in cur. 20th September 1652
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes
      NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Virginia - COURT - George Berry Court Records
      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/northumberland/court/berry03.txt
      Order Book #2, November 25, 1652, Page 7.
      William Reynolds vs. Thomas Hawkins
      Whereas by bond given under the hand of Thomas Hawkins it appears that the said Hawkins sold a man servant unto William Reynolds for the tearm of five years it being for longer time than the said Hawkins had...power to dispose or the said servant right to serve as by Order of Court hath plainly appeared We do therefore with full consent allott that the said Hawkins shall perform and put into William Reynolds...the opperacon of the fewer yeares and as sufficient and able hand as that servant now in his custody is whether he live or dye so performe the compleate time of service as from bond from Hawkins is due unto the said Reynolds And we do allott Mr. Hawkins to pay Court charges unto which we have set our hands.
      Wm Thomas, Matth Rhoden, Matt Coles, Edw Thompson, Geo Berry, Wm Botts, Charles Ashton, Rich Span, Corbet Podle, Fra Gray, Herc Bridges, Ralph Horsley
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      p.81. Entry mutiliated. Appears to be an inventory of the estate of David Sherwood appraised by John Redman and Edmund Brent. About 12 items. Total and date destroyed. Evidently recorded 20 Aug 1657.

      p.31. Agreement. 24 Oct 1653. Fran: Sherwood with Tho Hawkins. That Sherwood set up for Mr Hawkins, at the head of Nominy River, 150 "pannell of posts and railes five railes to the pannell sufficiently performed by the said Sherwood to keepe out hoggs and Cattle". Also binds himself to keep Wm Thomas harmless from any damage suit that may arise. The posts "to be LLocusof Chesnutt". The work to be finished the last of March. Signed The marke of Fran: Sherwood
      Wit:
      Edward Thompson
      John Wood
      Red 12 Jan 1654/5.

      p.42. "John Redman aged 32 yeares of thereabouts being sworne and examined saith That he this Depon't being at Mr Brodhursts house this last Spring in an evening see Robert Sharpe John Wood and Francis Sherwood there The said Wood and Sherwood signed a Bill unto Mr Brodhurst for Tob'co then the said Mr Brodhurst examined Robert Sharpe and John Wood concerning Hugh Jones his Will and tooke it in writing an tolde them they must be sworne to it But this Depon't did not see them sweare to it nor did he see Mr Speke there at that time And further saith not Joh Redman his marke 1 Octo 1655 Jurat in Cur"

      p.49. Patent. 12th - 1653. Ricd Bennett Esqr Gov etc to John Wood, 1200 acres in Northumberland Co. 250 acres thereof on E side Nominy River opposite the land of Mr Lewis Burwell, the land of Gabriel Odger, W on a branch of Nominy River and on S side of Vasahisan path. And 600 acres part thereof on a branch of Nominy River opposite Mr John Rosier's land, etc. The residue 350 acres adj land of Gabriel Odyer, etc. A part of the entry is torn away here. It appears to be that 250 acres was granted to Tho Phillips 16 Sept 1651 and by him assigned to Tho Hawkins, and by Hawkins assigned to Francis Sherwood and Jno Wood, which said Sherwood assigned his right to Jno Wood. And that 600 acres thereof being to John Wood by patent dated 1 Aug 1653. And 350 acres for transporting 7 persons.
      Signed Ri: Bennett
      W Clairborne Secr

      p.49. John Wood assigns and sells to Tho Bacon and Francis Sherwood the above patent with crop, stock, etc. 12 Sept 1655. Signed John Wood
      Wit:
      Edward Thompson
      Th Wilsford

      p.62. Entry mutilated. Francis Sherwood assigns all interest in "this Pattent" to - - , possibly Tho Wilsford. 20 Aug 1656, Signed Fran: Sherwood. The name of one witness destroyed, the other Alex Baynham. That part of margin which ordinarily shows by whom the land was originally patented and the folio recorded is torn away.

      p.90. P of A. 11 Dec 1657. Gabriel Odyer to Mr Edward Thomson to collect debts due from Ralph Elston and Francis Sherwood deceased of any administrater. Signed Gabriel Odyer
      Wit:
      John Paine his marke
      Wm Robinson his marke
      Rec. 21 Dec 1657

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Westmoreland County, 1653-1657
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 104 pgs
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      Wm Reynolds his Depo

      "Wm Reynolds aged 50 yeares or thereabouts being sworne and examined saith that this Depont was desired by Mrs Hawkins the wife of Thomas Hawkins to goe with her an Mr Boughton to be witness of a Bill of sale of a Cow wch she said her husband had bought of Richard White and when they came thither the Cowe was not at home But he refused to make a Bill of sale of the Cowe till he had spoken with and come to Acco with the said Hawkins The said White said the Calfe was in the penn and the Cow would come to her Calfe ere long and then he would deliver the Cowe to John Squibb And further saith not Wm Reynolds his marke 20 Janu 1652 Jurat in Cur " (1652/3)

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Northumberland County records, 1652-1655 : containing abstracts from Court order book no. 2, 20th Sept. 1652-20th Oct. 1655, Record book no. 14, 20th Sept. 1652-20th Aug. 1655
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 145 pgs.
      ===
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 254
      THOMAS HAWKINS, 340 acs. upon N. side of Rappa. Riv. towards the head of Pepetick Cr., beg. where the Cr. first divides itself into two small branches, the maine branch extending N. W. parallel with the sd. land unto a marked tree standing by an Indian Path, thence N. E. &c. 1 July 1653, p. 77. Trans. of 7 pers: Thomas Hawkins, Senr. twice, and his wife twice, Thomas Hawkins, Junr., James Challice, Thomas Browne.
      ===
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 464
      ROBERT SELFE 300 acs. Westmoreland Co., 20 May 1665, p. 215, (120). On N. E. side of Bloys Swamp, beg. at a white oak dividing this from land of Vincent Cox, extending N. E. &c. Trans. of 6 pers: Tho. Hawkins, Senr., Tho. Hawkins, Junr., Wm. Harper, Abigail Hawkins, Dann. Stepping, Jonathan Stepping.
      ===
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 464
      JOHN WHISTON, 1000 acs. on S. side Patomeke Riv. at the head of Nomeny Riv. nigh Herring Cr., bounded N. E. with the main swamp thereof, N.W. with land of Tho. Hawkins, dec'd., &c. 9 Apr. 1663, p. 216, (120). Trans. of 20 pers: Isaac Whittacars, Tho. Johnson, Wm. Guest, Ja. Burges, Jno. Turner, Joane Jones, Walter Pye, Ismael Foard, Judith Horsing, Marg. Taner, Anth. Blood, Jacob Strange, Winifred Blevin, Samll. Ward, Johna. Merin, Teague Mathone (or Machone), Patrick Kelly, Wm. Stubbs, Jno. Billett, Marke Fisher.
      ===
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 86
      COL. NICH. SPENCER. 3250 acs. Westmoreland Co., at the head of Nominy Riv.. S. F. of Herring Cr., by br. of Mochotick Riv., opposite Tho. Youell; 41 Oct. 1670, p. 330. 2500 acs. granted to Thos. Hawkins & by Thomas Hawkins, Jr. sonne & heire. sold to sd. Spencer; upon resurvey found to he 3250 acs. 750 acs. for trans. of 15 Pers: Jno. Tanner, Ralph Greene, Robt. Watkins, And, Seymore, Eliz. Thurlow, Mary Carver, Tho. Williams, Jno. Atkinson, Steph. Plummer, Lawrence Fox, Wm. Goffe, Edward Ratcliffe, Jno. Jennings. Edw. Place, Tho. Corbett.
      ===
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=236&last=&g_p=P3&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Hawkins, Thomas.
      Publication 26 February 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 2500 acres on the south side of Potomac River, thence &c, and n. et. side of a s. et, branch of n. - comanly known by the name of Herring Creek.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 236 (Reel 2).
      ===
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=187&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Ayres, Edmond.
      Publication 28 October 1657.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Ayers, Ayrs, Eyres.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 500 acres beg.g at the west corner of George Watts’s land betwixt the branches and the head of Machoatick and Nominy Rivers, by the land of Mr. Hawkins decd.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 187 (Reel 4).

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