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

Samuel Cooksey Barron

Male 1730 - 1789  (59 years)


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  • Name Samuel Cooksey Barron 
    Born 1730  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 1789  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I014454  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Barron,   b. Abt 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1757, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Priscilla Cooksey,   b. Abt 1704, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1722  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Millicent Burch,   b. Between 1734 and 1738, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Bef 1755  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Barron,   b. 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1810, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Rebecca Barron,   b. 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1848, Washington, District of Columbia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. James Carrick Barron,   b. 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1839, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Walter Barron,   b. Abt 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1827, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     5. Oliver Barron,   b. Abt 1765, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1823, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     6. Mary Anne Barron,   b. Abt 1766, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Francis Barron,   b. Abt 1767, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Henry Barron,   b. Abt 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Augustine Barron,   b. 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Mildred Barron,   b. Abt 1781, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F09452  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 278 SAMUEL COOKSEY BARRON, gentleman 11/26/1788 04/30/1789
      "being weak of Body . ."
      Bequeaths to;
      1. Rebecca Burch --daughter
      -to have I cow and calf--and the legacy to be the value thereof in money
      2. Millicent Barron --wife
      -To have all the estate during her natural life or widowhood for her support on the condition that she make no waste
      -named executrix of the will
      3. Daniel Barron -son
      Mary Ann Barron --daughter
      James Cirrick Barron --son
      Walter Barron --son
      Francis Barron --son
      Augustin Barron --son
      Henry Barron --son
      Mildred Barron --daughter
      -after widow's decease or remarriage the land is to be sold and the proceeds to be divided among testator's children share and share alike
      -after widow's decease or remarriage the personal estate is to be sold and the proceeds to be divided among James, Walter, Francis, Augustin, Henry and Mildred
      Witnesses: Richard Beall, Anthony Page, David Beall
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      ===
      Thomas Barron 63.490 CH 139.10.9 Mar 12 1757 May 27 1757
      Appraisers: William McPherson, William Dement.
      Creditors: Samuel Cooksey Barron.
      Next of kin: Thomas Barron, Abraham Barron.
      Administrator: Justinian Cooksey.
      ===
      Thomas Suite, SMC 10/16/1765-11/4/1771.
      Children: Dent, Thomas, Ann Noe.
      Grandson: Dent Suite of Thomas.
      Granddaughter: Sarah Edwards of Joseph
      Edwards.
      Exec: Daughter-in-law, Mary Bright.
      Wit: Hezekiah Turner, Nathaniel Suite, Samuel Cooksey Barron

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      1761 - Samuel C. Barron is in the 1761 Charles Co., Md. Debt Book with "Cooksey Barron's Hard Bargain," 130 acres.
      Source: 1761 Charles Co., Md. Debt Book, p. 53. (MSA Microfilm Roll SR8231)

      June 2, 1764 - Richard Barron, Edward Cadle, John Burch and Samuel Cooksey Barron confess judgment on June 2, 1764 to Samuel Hanson for the sum of 520 lbs. of crop tobacco debt and 5 shillings costs which sums were recovered by the said Samuel Hanson against the said Richard Barron and Edward Cadle the 2nd day of June, in case the said Richard Barron and Edward Cadle shall not pay the said Samuel Hanson the said sums, with additional costs thereon, by Feb. 10 next.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber M No. 3, p. 585.

      Aug. 1767 - Samuel Cooksey Barron, of Charles Co., planter, is pledge and security for Justinian Barron in the case Robert Horner vs. Justinian Barron.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber P No. 3, pp. 553-5.

      Nov. 13, 1767 - Justinian Barron, Samuel Cooksey Barron and Richard Barron confess judgment to Robert Horner for the sum of 4420 lbs. of crop tobacco debt and 254 lbs. of tobacco costs which sums were recovered by Horner against Justinian August Court last, said sums to be levied against them in case the said Justinian shall not pay Horner said sums, with additional costs thereon, by Feb. 10 next.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber P No. 3, pp. 648-9.

      Nov. 1770 - William Cooksey, Samuel Cooksey Barron and William Cooksey, Jr., confess judgment to Jacob Hudson for the sum of 1476 lbs. of tobacco and 50 shillings currency debt and 243 lbs. of tobacco costs, which sums were recovered by Hudson against William Cooksey, Sr., said sums to be levied against them in case William Cooksey, Sr., shall not pay Hudson said sums, with additional costs thereon, by Feb. 10 next.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber T No. 3, p. 134.

      Aug. 1771 - It was commanded the Sheriff that he have William Cooksey, Sr., Samuel Cooksey Barron and William Cooksey, Jr., of Charles Co., planters, at the Aug. 1771 Court to satisfy Jacob Hudson the sum of 1426 lbs. of tobacco and 50 shillings currency which to the same Jacob Hudson lately in our Court recovered against William Cooksey, Sr., as also 243 lbs. of tobacco for his costs and charges laid out and expended in his suit whereof the said William Cooksey, Sr., Samuel Cooksey Barron and William Cooksey, Jr., are convict. At the Aug. 1771 Court the Sheriff returned the writ endorsed, "Cepi Barron NEJ the rest." Richard Lee Junior, Sheriff. Satisfied Plaintiff.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber T No. 3, pp. 488-488A

      Mar. 1772 - Samuel C. Barron vs. William Cooksey, Sr. Case. Non est. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber T No. 3, p. 825.

      Aug. 1772 - The Grand Jury presents William Richards for a breach of the peace in beating Samuel Cooksey Barron by information of said Barron.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 1.

      Aug. 1772 - Lord Proprietary vs. Oliver Burch and Samuel Cooksey Barron. Recognizance in 5 Pounds each for their appearance this Court to testify against Jane Maddox wife of James for breaking into and theft from Oliver's store. Respited until next Court.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 33.
      Comment: Oliver and Samuel appeared at the Nov. 1772 Court and their recognigance was discharged. Ibid., p. 168.

      Aug. 1772 and Nov. 1772 - Samuel Cooksey Barron vs. William Richards. Assault & Battery. Non est. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, pp. 137 and 248.

      Aug. 1773 - Samuel Cooksey Barron vs. William Cooksey, Sr. Case. Justinian Cooksey youngest special bail. Abated by the Death of the defendant. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 461.

      Aug. 1773 - Samuel Cooksey Barron, of Charles Co., planter, is pledge and security for Justinian Cooksey youngest in the case James and Robert Buchanan, merchants in Glasgow vs. Justinian Cookskey youngest of Charles Co., planter.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, pp. 521-2

      Aug. 1773 - Samuel Cooksey Barron of Charles Co., planter, is pledge and security for Randolph Turner in the case Henry Knott and wife Honan Sabria? vs. Randolph Turner, of Charles Co., planter.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 536.

      Nov. 1773 - Samuel Cooksey Barron is pledge and security for Abraham Barron in the case Barnes & Ridgate for the use of Rogers, Stone & Fendall vs. Abraham Barron.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, pp. 37-9.

      Nov. 1773 - The following deposition was given at a land commission for "George's Rest" owned by Edward Edelen.
      Samuel Cooksey Barron, age 43 or thereabouts, deposeth that about 6 or 7 years ago or thereabouts, this deponent was shown this place by Isaac Lemaster, where he the said Isaac Lamaster told him there stood a bound white oak, the bound tree of a tract of land called "Tumbet" [sic; "Tombett"], a bound tree of Charles Smoot's land and a bound tree of William Mcpherson land, the place this deponent now swears to is near the road leading from the old Bridges and on the south side of Zekiah Swamp about 100 yards from the Bridges over the said Swamp. Samuel signs his name.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 600.

      Nov. 1773 - Samuel Cooksey Barron, 9 days attendance for Samuel Hanson against John Ferrill; it is ordered by the Court that the said Hanson pay the said Barron 202 1/2 lbs. of tobacco.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 604.

      Nov. 1773 - Lord Proprietary vs. Samuel Cooksey Barron. Recognizance in 5 Pounds for his appearance to testify against William Richards. Appears and discharged.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 612.

      Nov. 1773 - Samuel Cooksey Barron, of Charles Co., planter, is special bail for John Ferrill in the case Samuel Hanson vs. John Ferrill and Elisha Ferrill.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber U No. 3, p. 624.

      Mar. 1774 - Samuel C. Barron vs. William Richards, blacksmith. Assault & Battery. Joshua Sanders special bail. Struck off. Costs 384 lbs. tobacco. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, p. 120.

      Mar. 1774 - Samuel Cooksey Barron and William Hancock, of Charles Co., planters, are pledge and security for Elisha Ferrill in the case Barnes and Ridgate vs. Elisha Ferrill.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, p. 156.

      Aug. 1774 - Rogers Stone & Fendall vs. Richard Burch. Damages 19/18/4 currency. Samuel C. Barron special bail. Judgment. Stay of execution 1st March 1775. Costs 273 lbs. tobacco. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, p. 575.

      Aug. 1774 - Samuel C. Barron vs. John Colson & William Bell. Case. No return. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, p. 579.

      Nov. 1774 - Samuel Hanson vs. Samuel Cooksey Barron special bail John Ferroll. Damages 3120 lbs. tobacco and 6 shillings. Costs 1138 lbs. tobacco. Principal surrenders himself in discharge of his bail. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W No. 3, p. 749.

      Nov. 1778 - Henry Zeiler vs. Samuel Cooksey Barron, of Charles Co., planter. Oliver Burch, of Charles Co., planter, is pledge and security for Samuel.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber Y No. 3, pp. 106-109.
      Comment: This case has not yet been abstracted.

      Mar. 1779 - Samuel C. Barron vs. Gedion Dent. Trespass. Struck off. [docket item only]
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber Y No. 3, p. 305.

      Mar. 1779 - Rogers, Stone & Fendall vs. Samuel Cooksey Barron. In Aug. 1774 Rogers, Stone & Fendall recovered a judgment against Richard Burch, of Charles Co., in the sum of 19/18/4 currency debt and 273 lbs. of tobacco damages, and Samuel Cooksey Barrron became security and bail for Burch. The judgment against Burch not having been paid, in Jan. 1779 the Sheriff was directed to summon Cooksey to appear at the Mar. 1779 Court to show cause why execution on the judgment should not be had against him. The Sheriff served the summons on Samuel in Feb. 1779 in the presence of Walter Burch and Joshua Mudd. At the Mar. 1779 Court, Rogers, Stone & Fendall sought execution of the judgment against Cooksey, which request was granted, together with the sum of 2/19/9 currency for costs and charges.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber Y No. 3, pp. 273-275.

      Dec. 18, 1781 - Charles Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings. Administration was granted on the estate of Jacob Hudson to Mary Hudson his widow and her bond, with Samuel Barron and Thomas Cooksey, Jr., her securities, was taken in the sum of 500 pounds current money for due administration.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Estate Records, 1777-1782, p. 687.

      1781 - "There is a bill of sale dated June 19, 1795, and recorded in Prince George's Co., Md. (JRM No. 3, 1794, folio 548), confirming a gift in the year 1781 by Oliver Burch of Charles Co. unto his grandson Oliver Barron, of one Negro called Tom."
      Source: Burch, Albert S., "The Burch Tree of Southern Maryland," p. 12. (privately printed in 1953)
      Comment: This record establishes that Samuel Cooksey Barron and his wife Millicent Burch (dau. of Oliver Burch) had a son Oliver Barron. This is particularly important because when Samuel Cooksey Barron made his Nov. 1788 will in Prince George's Co., Md., he named 9 children but not son Oliver. Liber JRM No. 3 contains the 1794-1795 Prince George's Co., Md. Land Records.

      Feb. 9, 1790 - James Barron made oath that he attended one day as an evidence for Thomas Gillsan to testify his knowledge of said Glissan's account against the estate of Samuel C. Barron deceased.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1777-1790, p. 228. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR34,687, part 2)

      July 1793 - Benjam Burch signs receipt to Daniel Caffrey and wife, administrators of the estate of Samuel Cooksey Barron. The contents of the receipt are illegible but it is presumably a receipt for Benjamin's wife Rebecca's share of the estate of her father Samuel Cooksey Barron. This receipt is immediately followed on the same page by receipts to Daniel Caffrey and wife by James Barron and Francis Barron of their shares of their father Samuel Cooksey Barron's estate.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 57. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)
      Comment: The Index helps clarify the parallel nature of these receipts.

      July 1793 - James Barron signs receipt to Daniel Caffrey and wife, administrators, for his share of the estate of his father Samuel Cooksey Barron. [receipt contents mostly illegible]
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 57 (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)

      July 1793 - Francis Barron signs receipt to Daniel Caffrey and wife, administrators, for his share of the estate of his father Samuel Cooksey Barron. Witness: Benjamin Burch.[receipt contents mostly illegible]
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 57. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)
      Comment: The witness Benjamin Burch is Samuel's son-in-law.

      Apr. 9, 1795 - Received from Daniel Caffrey in part of my filial share of the personal estate of my deceased father [Samuel Cooksey Barron], 15 pounds currency. 10/0/0 Pounds. Signed Augustine Barrons [sic.] Witness: Walter Burch.
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 106. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)

      Jan. 1, 1796 - Received from Daniel Caffry and wife, administrators of Samuel C. Barron, deceased, my full share of said deceased's estate. Signed James Barron. (signature not mark)
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 139. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)

      June 13, 1796 - Received from Daniel Caffry and wife, administrators of Samuel Cooksey Barron, deceased, my filial share of said deceased's estate. Signed Mildred Barron. (signature not mark)
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphan's Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 139. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)

      June 13, 1796 - Received from Daniel Caffry and wife, administrators of Samuel Cooksey Barron, deceased, my filial share of said deceased's estate. Signed Walter Barron. (signature not mark)
      Source: Prince George's Co., Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1791-1803, p. 139. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR966)

      1798 - Samuel Cooksey's heirs are listed in the 1798 Federal Direct Tax of Prince George's Co., Md.
      ===
      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 211. At the request of Samuel Cooksey Barron the following Deed was enrolled April 30, 1782
      Indenture made November 27, 1781; Basil Wilson, planter in consideration of two young Negroes, Cato and Jane delivered by Samuel Cooksey Barron, planter has sold unto him part of a tract called "Hickory Hills" containing 84 acres, 1 acre excepted. Signed Basil Wilson in the presence of and acknowledged before Christopher Lowndes, George Lee and at the same time Anna Wilson wife of Basil Wilson relinquished her right of dower

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