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

Anne Thorowgood

Female 1630 - Aft 1703  (> 73 years)


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  • Name Anne Thorowgood  [1
    Born 30 Oct 1630  Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft Mar 1702/03  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002260  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Adam Thorowgood,   b. 1603, St. Botolph's, Grimstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1640, Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Sarah Offley,   b. 16 Apr 1609, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1657, Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1627  St. Benet's Church, London Englamd Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jobe Chandler,   b. Bef 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1659, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1648  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Chandler,   b. Abt 1649, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1685, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     2. Richard Chandler,   b. Abt 1650, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1697, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     3. Anne Chandler,   b. Abt 1651, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F00823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Gerard Fowke,   b. 1626, Brewood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1669, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1660/61  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roger Fowke,   b. Abt 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1679/80, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     2. Adam Fowke,   b. Abt 1661, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1661, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Gerard Fowke,   b. 15 Jul 1662, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1734/35, Nanjemy, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Mary Fowke,   b. 1667, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1701 and 1704, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     5. Elizabeth Fowke,   b. 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Apr 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F01074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • daughter of Adam and Sarah OFFLEY Thorowood
      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith
      Mr. Job Chandler immigrated 1651/by 1651 with Ann, his wife, Ann, his daughter, et al.
      Source: Maryland Land Office, Patent Records, Liber ABH, pp. 269, 274-5.
      Comment: Skordas says immigrated 1651; Gibb says immigrated by 1651.
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 28 Jan 1662, Page 181 - 182
      434. Jobe Chandler of Charles County and Symon Oversee of St. Mary's County, assign Alexander Simpson a parcel of land lying on the west side of St. Thomas' Creek formerly called Portobacco; adjoining land formerly laid out for George Dolty now in possession of Simpson; containing 125 acres; 8 Sep 1659; /s/ Job Chandler, Symon Oversee wit. Daniel Hutt, Henry Moore Anne Chandler, wife of job Chandler, acknowledged deed; 8 Sep 1659; /s/ Anne Chandler, wit. Daniel Hutt, Henry Moore

      Anne Chandler of Portobacco, widow, nominates Edmond Lindsey atty.; re 125 acres sold by her deceased husband and Symon Oversee to Alexander Simpson; 11 Dec 1661; /s/ Anne Chandler; wit. Robert Sly, Thomas Marise
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 8 Jul 1662, Page 216 - 217
      517. Mr. Job Chandler of Portobacco, deceased, desired that his 3 children, Nancie, William and Richard Chandler, should each have a share of his estate; Col. Gerrard Fouke of Westmoreland County, gent., recently married their mother and binds himself to Robert Sly of St. Mary's County, merchant and overseer of the children's estate, to carry out the intent of the distribution of cattle to the children; 12 Feb 1661/2; /s/ (Gerrard Fouke; wit. Robert Littlepage, Jeremiah Dickison (mark)
      ===
      Charles County Court and Land Records, Volume 1 page 173-275 Liber B
      John Greenhill in open court acknowledged this bill of sale and conveyance of land to John Cain: Jobe Chandler and Simon Oversee, gent., do assign to John Greenehill, planter, a parcel of land lying on west side of St. Thomas Creek formerly called Portobacco Creek. near a branch called Gorden's Branch containing 100 acres; 25 May 1659; /s/ Jobe Chandler, Symon Oversee;
      wit. Thom Harvey, William Ealle;
      Anne Chandler, wife of Jobe Chandler and sister of Symon Oversee, acknowledged sale of land to John Greenhill, 25 May 1659; /s/ Anne Chandler; wit. Thomas Jackson
      John Greenhill assigns rights in above to John Cain; 10 Jun I /s/ John Greenehill (mark); wit. George Thompson, John Masticke
      ===
      Oct. 15, 1669 - Ann relict of Gerrard Fowkes (Charles Co.) was granted administration on his estate.
      Appraisers: Richard Fowke, Thomas Thorowgood.
      Henry Adams, gentleman, to administer oath.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 3, p. 272.

      Oct. 26, 1669 - Mrs. Anne Fouke administratrix of Mr. Gerrard Fouke took oath for his estate before Henry Adams.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 3, p. 290
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber D, Page 98
      6 Oct 1669; Request of Anne Fowke; division of land between Job Chandler and Simon Oversee bought of Wm. Lewis; containing 2,000 acres; /s/ Alex. Simpson (mark); wit. Henry Adames
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E., Page 101
      Deed of Gift from Anne Fowke to her son Richard Chandler all the hogs and cattle on Goose Creek plantation; /s/ Anne Fowke; wit. Robt. Robins, William Chandler

      Charles County Circuit Court Liber E., Page 101
      11 Mar 1672; Deed of Gift from Anne Fowke to her 3 children, Gerrard Fowke, Mary Fowke, and Eliza. Fowke, 10 head of cattle; /s/ Anne Fowler; wit. Robt. Robins, Rich. Chandler
      ===

      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000060/html/am60--446.html
      URL title: Proceedings of the County Courts of Charles County 1666-1674 Volume 60, Page 446
      Note:
      Be it knowne unto all men by these prsents tht I Anne Fowke doe
      give unto my three Children Gerrard Fowke Mary and Eliza: Fowke
      tenn head of cattell Male and Female wth theire future increase
      beareing the marke cropt the right eare and a hole and a Slitt downe
      the left eare and the aforesd Cattell allsoe three mares wth theyre
      increase to be equally divided among my Children wn they Shall come
      to be of age bareing the marke branded wth F as witness my hand and
      Seale this 11th of March 1672 Anne Fowke (locus Sigilli)
      Testibus Robt Robins
      Rich Chandler
      ===
      mentioned in will accounting
      Roger Foukes 7C.219 A CH 417082 #21782 Aug 4 1682
      Payments to: Col. William Diggs,, Robert Robins, Anne Fowke, Capt. Gerard Slye,
      Mr. Thomas Hussey, Mr. Robert Doyne for use of Mr. John Price, Henry Hardy, Mr. Thomas Gavan for use of Col. Henry Darnall, William Wells, Thomas Tofft, William Rozewell, Edmund Denis.
      Administrator/Executor: Col, William Chandler.
      ===
      iii. Anne THOROWGOOD was born 30 OCT 1630 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia, and died AFT 1686. She married Job CHANDLER, son of Unknown CHANDLER and Sarah Yeardley. He was born BET 1580 AND 1630 in Norfolk, Virginia, and died 24 AUG 1659 in Portobacco, SMC, MD. She married Gerard FOWKE 12 JAN 1660/61 in Charles County, Maryland, son of Roger FOWLKE and Mary BAYLEY. He was born 1634 in Gunston Hall, Staffordshire, England, and died 1669 in VA.
      ===
      Christopher Gregory 19-1/2B.77 A £61.18.8 £165,19,3 May 6 1700
      Received from: Henry Croft, William Wivell, Thomas Laurence, Esq., Richard Edgar,
      Payments to: Katherine Prout, Matthew Howard, Manus Devoran, Robert Philips, John Davies, Christopher Goodhand, Mr. John Freeman, Dr. Rottenbury, Mr. Secretary Laurence, Sir Thomas Laurence, Rachel Kilburne, George Jackson. Mrs. Hester Gross, Thomas Davies (taylor), Christopher Vernon, Richard Edgar, Abraham Claity (merchant), Col. Henry Jowls, Thomas Bale (merchant) [Beall] Thomas Carpenter, William Harris, John Freeman, Orlando Greenslade.
      Legatees: Mrs. Anne Fowks, Thomas Lingan, Samuell Boughton, Rachell Thompson, Elizabeth Dent, Thomas Dent,
      Executor: William Dent,
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.esva dot net/ghotes/thorowgd/d0/i0017455.htm#i17455
      URL title: Thorowgood: Third Generation
      Note:
      She married Gerard Fowke (Col.) about 1661. Gerard was born 1606. Gerard was the son of Roger Fowke and Anne Bayley. Gerard died 1669 in Charles County, Maryland, at 63 years of age. Upon Gerard's death, his estate was administered in Charles County, Maryland, October 30, 1669. He was a Burgess for Westmoreland County 1663-1665 and then moved to Charles County, Maryland. He was a member of the Assembly from Charles County in 1666. Anne was granted administration of his estate. (Purse & Person, p. 610; his parents-Bob Thorowgood, ghote)
      ===
      Chandler, William, Charles County, 19th Aug., 1725; 17th Sept., 1730.
      To nephew William and hrs, (son of bro. Henry Brent, dec'd), dwell. plan. [unnamed] 900 A. "Goose Creek," with 100 A.. "Chandler's Addition," at age of 21 yrs.; and certain personalty at age of 18.
      To nephew William and hrs. (son of sister Mary Neale, dec'd), 1,000 A., "Chandler's Hope" at age of 21 yrs.; and certain personalty at age of 18.
      To nephew Henry and hrs. (2nd son of sister Mary Neale), 600 A. "Green Spring," 200 A. "Chandler's Hills," where Patrick Conneley now lives, at age of 21; and certain personalty at age of 19. Shd. any of nephews afsd. die during minority or without issue, survivors to divide partion of dec'd; slid. all 3 die during minority and without issue, afsd. lands and personalty to be divided among uncle Nicho. Sewall, aunt Eliz. Digges, aunt Rozers and Alice Pyes. children; sister Jane, relict of bro. Henry Brent, to have her living on dwell. plan. during her widowhood.
      To George Thorold, money in hands of Capt. Jahn Hyde & Co.
      To goddau. Kathrine Rozer. niece Mrs. Anne Rozer, goddau. Mrs. Jane Pye, George Thorold and his successor, personalty.
      To the poor Roman Catholics of this and St. Mary's Counties, certain personalty, to be at disposal of Mr. Geo. Thorold or his successors.
      To 2 nephews Edward and Charles Neale, money in hands of Richard Howton.
      Exs: 3 nephews William Brent, William Neale and Henry Neale.
      Test: Jesse Doyne, John Hington (Hinkson), James Gauff, Jr. (Goffe).
      Codicil: 15th Jan., 1726/7. John Parnharn having bou. 2 lots in Port Tobacco in Chandler Town of John Speake, one of which was not made over to sd. Speake, and the sd. Parnham having built a stone house on land adj. to sd. lots, testator bequeaths to sd. Parnham. land on which stone house stands, as also that lot not made over to Speake.
      Test: John Chalmers (Chatmere), John Parnham, Jr., Samuel Adams. MCW 20.75
      ===
      Chancery Court Proceedings, 1671.
      http://aomol.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/000001/000051/html/am5 1--66.html

      An Inquisition Indented taken at Portobacco in Charles County
      this 13.th of December in y,e 40.th year of ye Dominion of Caecilius
      &c.a before Henry Adams Gent & Thomas Mathews Gent by virtue
      of a Commission in the nature of a writt of Mandamus to them
      directed to this Inquisition Annexed to Enquire after the Death of
      Simon Oversee Late of Charles County deced by the Oath of Edmond Lindsey, John Courts Alexander Smith, Archibald Wahob, John Paine Clement Theobald, James Littlepage Banthe: Coates, ffrancis Heyden John Alward, John Kimberrow Samuell Eaton which Said Jurors upon their Oaths Say that the Sd Symon Oversee was Seized of his Demeasneas of ffee upon the day of which he dyed which was about the Beginning of ffebruany Anno Domini 1659 of one Thousand acres of Land Lying Scituate and being on the (fol. 71) East Side of Portobacco Creek in Charles County aforesaid being the Southermost part of two thousand acres of Land Granted by the Lord Prop :ry of the province of maryland unto Lieuten.t William Lewis according to his Grant under the Broad Seale of this province bearing date the 26.th day of Octob.r Anno Domini 1649 as by the Said Grant Recourse being thereunto had doth and may appear and by the s.d Lieutent William Lewis Sold unto Job Chandler and the Said Simon Oversee of which two Simon Oversee was the Survivor w.ch Said Land was holden of his Lpps manno.r of West S.t maries in free and Comön Soccage by ifealty only for all manner of Services yeilding & paying yearly unto the Lord Proprietary forty Shillings Sterling or Twenty Bushells of Good Indian Corne And the aforesd Jurors do further find that the aforesd Simon Oversee at the time of his decease as aforesaid was Seized and Dyed possessed of five hundred and fifty acres of Land called Rotterdam Lying on the East Side of the Eastermost branch of Nancemy Creek And further the Said Jurors Say that the S.” Simon Oversee at the time of his Death was Seazen in his Derneasne of Six hund.d acres of Land Called Stoopside whereon John Caine Lived then & doth Still live and that the sd Land (as they humbly conceive were held of his Lpps mannor of West St maries and by Such Services as was usually Expressed in his Lpps Grants about that time and further the said Jurors do find no heir that the Said Simon Oversee had, And the s.d Jurors do find further that the thousand acres first mentoned bought of William Lewis is in the possession of Edmond Lindsey by virtue of a Lease from Isaac Allerton who married the Relict of the Said Simon Oversee Granted to him the Said Edmond Lindsey for Twenty one years whereof there is about Eight years (fol. 72) Expired out of Thousand acres there is two hundred acres or thereabouts now in the possession of m.rs Ann ffowke by virtue of aLease Granted by the Said Edmond Lindsey unto George English late of this County in whose possession it was three years or thereabouts and then Sold by him unto Coll.° Gerrard ffowke late husband of the Said m.rs Ann ffowke in whose possession it hath been four year or thereabouts and also four hundred acres or thereabouts now in the possession of ffrancis Kilborne & Elizabeth his wife the Relict of Daniell Johnson of Charles County by virtue of a Lease Granted by the Said Edmond Lindsey unto William Price late of this County deced in whose possession it was one year or thereabouts & then purchased by Dan.” Johnson in whose possession it hath been this five years or thereabouts and also one hundred & fifty acres or thereabouts now in the possession of m.r Benjamin Rozer by virtue of a Lease Granted from the Said Edmond Lindsey in whose possession it hath been this three years or thereabouts as also one hundred acres of Land more or thereabouts now in y.e possession of Phillip Brown by virtue of a Lease Granted by the Said Edmond Lindsey in whose possession it hath been this four years or there- p. 58 abouts the profitts and benefitts thereof hath been Enjoyed & Re- (fol.72) ceived as we humbly conceive by the parties before menconed andmore over the Said Jurors do find that the Six hundred acres before menconed was at the time of the Death of the Said Simon Oversee in the possession of John Cane and doth Continue in his possessionto this day & we do Conceive the Said John Cane hath & doth Enjoy the profitts and benefits of the Same & the other five hundred & firty acres of Land is not Seated & we do humbly conceive that the Said Lands may be worth forty three Shillings Sterling p Annum, In Testimony whereof as well the Commission.rs as the Jurors afore- (fol. 73) said in the present Indenture have Interchangeably Set their hands& Seales the day and year first abovewritten
      Henry Adams (sealed)
      Tho: Mathes (sealed)
      his
      Edmond Lindsey (sealed)
      markJames Littlepage (sealed)
      John Courts (sealed) Bartholomew Courts . . (sealed)
      his ffrancis Heyden (sealed)
      Alexand: Smith . . (sealed) John Alward (sealed)
      mark his mark
      Archibald Wahob . (sealed) John Kimberrow . . . (sealed)
      his mark his mark
      John Price (sealed) Samuell Eaton (sealed)
      mark
      Clement Theobald . . . . (sealed)

  • Sources 
    1. [S044738] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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