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

Thomas Courtney

Male 1641 - 1706  (65 years)


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  • Name Thomas Courtney 
    Born 1641 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1706  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032537  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father James Courtney,   d. 1642, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Lawne,   b. Bef 1623, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1661 and 1675, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married 23 May 1639  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Provincial Court Marriage Licenses (1638-1643); Maryland
      Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Andrea K. Haga

      23 May 1639 James Courtney Mary Lawne groom is a planter
    Family ID F19289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor Johnson 
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F19288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Taylor,   b. 1641, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 11 Mar 1661/62  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Courtney,   b. Abt 1665, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1717, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     2. Anne Courtney,   b. Bef 1689, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1773, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 84 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F05899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary MNU Hagar,   b. Bef 1669, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1717 and 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1690  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Courtney,   b. 1690, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F09469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1/7/1660/61: Mary Clocker, mother of Thomas Courtney, with her husband, Daniel Clocker, released her son to do for himself, he now being of the age of 19. (Archives of Maryland).
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      Courtney, Thomas, St Mary's County, 18th Jan., 1705/06; 26th June, 1706.
      To dau.-in-law Ann Strong, 50 A., "Courtney's Fancy" lying nr. plantation formerly belonging to Jno. Sannar.
      To son Thomas and hrs., residue of lands and personal estate, including cattle on plantation "Crayden" at majority.
      To dau. Ann, wife of John Baker, dau. Mary Courtney and their hrs., personalty and land afsd. bequeathed son, Thomas, should he die without issue, kinsman Daniell Clocker, personalty.
      Exs.: Charles Egerton and cousin Peter Watts.
      Test: Thomas Hopkins, Ann Hopkins, Margarett Williams, Wm. Aisquith. 12. 54.
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      Capt. Thomas Courtney 26.161 I SM £335.12.4 Nov 13 1706 Jan 8 1706/07
      Appraisers: Mr. William Guyther, Mr. William Harbutt.
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      Thomas Courtney 28.218 A SM £335.12.4 £33.5.10 May 25 1708
      Received from: George Thompson, William Price, John Baker, John Dunbarr.
      Payments to: Thomas Batson, Mr. James Heath, Mr. Muschamp, An. Steward, William Watts, Joseph Vansweringen, William Aisquith, Thomas Beale, Mr. Charles Carroll, John Griggs.
      Administratrix: Mary Hagar, wife of Robert Hagar.
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      Thomas Courtney 37B.107 A SM £222.5.11 Oct 14 1717
      Received from: Gregory Stockdale, William Price (planter).
      Payments to: Secretary Lloyd, Mr. Lowe, Mr. John Baker.
      Legatees: wife (unnamed) of Mr. John Baker, Daniel Clocker, Thomas Courtney, Jr., Mary Courtney (daughter).
      Administratrix: Mary Smithson wife of Owen Smithson.
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      Edward Jolly 2.62 I #14092 {1676}
      Appraisers: James Lewis, Thomas Potter.
      List of debts: Elisabeth Greene, Robert Large, Thomas Courtney, Henry Ryder.
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      William Hampton 2.195 I #12470 {1676}
      Appraisers: Thomas Courtney, Francis Mills.
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      Nicholas Guither 7A.59 I SM #8820 May 3 1680
      Appraisers: Thomas Courtney, William Twesdell.
      Administrator: William Guither.
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      William Burgis 2.8 I SM #7857 Mar 11 1675
      Appraisers: Mr. Thomas Courtney, Thomas Price.
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      William Burges 3.124 A SM #8657 #8657 Mar 22 1676
      List of debts: his Lordship for conveyance by William Keene and Thomas Courtney, Joseph Edloe (administrator of William Keene), Mr. Christopher Rousby, Thomas Courtney, Thomas Wynne, Robert Ellis.
      Administratrix: Anne Fisher (relict).

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Aug. 15, 1696 - Philip Cox, Calvert Co., and his wife Sarah, relict and admx. of John Johnson, St. Mary's Co., for self & Sarah dau. of said Johnson by said Sarah vs. Thomas Courtney, St. Mary's Co., and his wife Eleanor. Said Courtney detains the estate. Mentions: Edward Ward, Mr. Robert Rigely. Ruling: plaintiff.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 16, pp. 210-212.
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      Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1663-1666
      Volume 49, Page 77

      Att a Court held the 5th March 1662 in Caluert County
      Thomas Sprigge Thomas Letchworth Commisrs
      Thomas Brooke Charles Brooke

      Thomas Courtney plf ffrancis Anketill deft

      The Pet” of the plf sheweth, That whereas ffrancis Anketill keepeth an Vnlawfull Dog, wch Dog hath bitt & wownded yor Petrs Wife, & can haue noe satis faction from the sd Anketill, Yor Petr humbly addresseth himselfe to this Court, & Brings his accon agst the sd Anketill to the ualue of Two Thowsd ffiue hundd pownds of Tob Damages. The Deft in this Cause Craueth an Appeale to the Prouinciall Court, was Granted. James Thompson, Clerke

      Thomas Courtney plf ffrancis Anketill deft To this the deft sayth, That hee keepeth noe such Dog, Neyther hath hee any such Dog
      by him, And that the thing was accidentall & thereuppon hee killed
      that Dog & that neyther himselfe, nor any other, did sett that Dog
      uppon the ptfs Wife shee being his sister.
      The Judgmt of the Board is, Noe Cause of accon.

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      Provincial Court Land Records, 1676-1700; Volume 717, Page 22

      This Indenture made the Tenth day of November in the Four and Fortyeth yeare of theDominion of the Right Hon.ble Cęcilius &c And in the yeare of Our Lord God One ThousandSix hundred Seaventy Five Betweene Thomas Courtney of the County of S.t Maryes in the Province of Maryland Planter of the one part and William Burgis of the Said County andProvince Planter of the other part Witnesseth that the said Thomas Courtney for and in Considerationof the Sume of Five Thousand pounds of tobacco to him in hand payd by the Said William Burgis before the Ensealing and Delivery of these p.rsents the Receipt whereof he the said Thomas Courtney doth hereby Acknowledge And thereof and of Every part thereof Doth Clearly & Absolutelyacquitt Exonerate and Discharge him the said William Burgis his heyres Exec.rs and Adm.rs by these p.rsents and for Divers other Good Causes and Consideracons him thereunto moveing hath Given Granted Aliened Bargained and Sold And by these p.rsents Doe Give Grant Bargaine Alienand Sell unto the Said William Burgis his heyres & Assignes for Ever All that Tract parcell or Divident of Land Called Courtneys Neck Lyeing in S.t Maryes County Betweene Pyne hill River and A Runn Called Cruttens Runn Beginning for Breadth att A Marked Oake Standing by the Said Cruttens Runn and Running from the Said Runn upp the Bay North Fifty Perchesto A marked Oake Standing by the Said Piney River bounded on the West with A Line drawne West from the Said Oake to A parcell of Land formerly laid Out for John Halfehead for the Length of Four hundred and Eighty Perches bounded on the south with A Line drawnefrom the End of the former line south Fifty Perches Bounded on the East with A Line drawne from the End of the former line East and with the Said Cruttens Runn for the lengthof Four hundred and Eighty Perches till it intersect A Parralell from the First Marked Tree On the North with the Bay Chesepiake Conteyning and then laid Out for One hundred & Fifty Acres more or lesse With all and Every the Lands Tenements houses buildings Edefices Gardens Orchards Pastures Rights Members & Appurtenances to the Said parcell of land belonging or in anywise apperteyning Together with all Deeds Evidences Pattents Grants Writeings or minuments whatsoever of and Concerning the same To have and to hold the said Land & Premisses to the Only Proper use and behoofe of him the said William Burgis his heyres and Assignes for Ever And the said Thomas Courtney Doth hereby for himselfe his heyres Exec.rs and Adm.rs Covenant & Agree to and with the said William Burgis his heyres Exec.rs and Adm.rs That he the said Thomas Courtney att the time of the Ensealing and Delivery of these p.rsents are and Doe Stand Seized of the Said Land and premisses with theire appurtenances of A Firme Good Sure and indefeasable Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple and that he hath Good Right Full power and Lawfull Authority to Grant Bargaine and Sell the Same to him the Said William Burgis and his heyres against all manner of persons whatsoever And that the said Land & Premisses are Free & Cleare from all manner of Incumbrances whatsoever The Rent and Services due and payable unto the said Lord Propry & his heyres Lord & Lords of the Fee alwayes Excepted and Surprized And the Said Thomas Courtney doth further for himselfe his heyres Exec.rs and Adm.rs Covenant promise and Agree to and With the said William Burgis his heyres and Assignes and Every of them by these p.rsents That att any Time within this Seaven Yeares Next Comeing att the ReasonableRequest and att the proper Cost and Charges in the Law of him the said William Burgis his heyres Exec.rs or Assignes to Doe Acknowledge make or Execute any other Lawfull Conveyanceor Conveyances Assurance or Assurances in the Law whether it be by Fine or Recovery or Inrollment of these p.rsents or otherwise whatsoever as by the Councill of the said WilliamBurgis Learned in the Law Shall be reasonably Devised Advised and Required Provided that the Said Thomas Courtney or his heyres be not Obliged to Travaile further then the Citty of S.t Maryes for the Doeing Acknowledging makeing or Executing of the same In Wittness whereof the party first above named to these hath put To his hand & seale the Day & yeare above written Sealed and Delivered in Thomas Courtney Sealed
      the p.rsence of the marke of
      Ailce + Hopkins Rob.t Ellys
      On the Back of the Above Deed was written (viz.t)
      Aprill the Twenty Fourth One Thousand Six hundred Seaventy Seaven The within Written Deed was by the Within named Thomas Courtney Acknowledged in Open Court to the uses therein Specified
      Jn.o Blomfeild Cl Cur Provin

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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Come Away, 100 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Courtney, Thomas 1664 Patent Record 7, p. 111 0 0 MSA S 1583-376

      Come Away, 100 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Courtney, Thomas 1664 Patent Record 7, p. 111 0 0 MSA S 1583-377

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