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

Thomas Cottrell

Male Abt 1696 - 1772  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Thomas Cottrell 
    Born Abt 1696  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Oct 1772  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I036819  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father James Cottrell,   b. Bef 1665, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1722/23, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Burford,   b. Abt 1669, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft May 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married 1689  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Cottrell,   b. Abt 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1744, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Cottrell,   b. Bef 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Cottrell,   b. Bef 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
     3. Eleanor Cottrell,   b. Abt 1733, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1787, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     4. Female MNU Cottrell,   b. Abt 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1782, Montomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F11642  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Anne Edmonston,   b. 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1758, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1735  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frances Pamela Cottrell,   b. 14 Apr 1736, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1804, Shepardsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Burford Cottrell,   b. Between 1737 and 1753, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1812, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F10233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • COTTEREL, Thomas, Sr., Charles Co. 10 Feb, 1772; 24 Oct, 1772
      Children: James, next son Thomas, Mark, Burford, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Eleanor.
      Mentions Benjamin Douglasse's [sic] and Anne Philips.
      Ex. eldest son James.
      Wit: John MacPherson, William Robertson, Letitia Wakefield. 38.649
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      Cottrell, James, Charles County, 17th Feb., 1722; 9th March., 1722.
      To sons Thomas and James, grand-child, Eliza., James, Mary and Judith (child. of Thomas Swan) and dau. Anne (wife of John Philpot), personalty.
      Tract of land near Popes Creek to be bought if possible of Mr. George Plater; 2/3s of sd. tract to son Thomas and hrs. and 1/3 to wife Anne during life; at her decease to son Thomas,
      To wife Ann, 1/3 residue of personalty; estate in Barbadoes had by sd. wife.
      To Child., viz. James, Thomas, Jane (wife of Mark Penn) and Hannah Lattimore, residue of personalty equally.
      Exs,: Wife Anne and son James, the latter guardian to son Thomas.
      Test: Thos. Marshell, Josias Fendall, Thos. Barton. 18.63
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      James Cottrell 5.218 A CH 500.1.8 565.19.11 Sep 21 1723
      Received from: Thomas Swann, Mark Penn, Samuell Hanson, Cleborn Lomax, John Vincent, Richard Ashman.
      Payments to: Benjamin Posey, Marke Penn, Mr. Gustavus Brown, James Reynolds, Mr. George Plater, Samuell Hanson, Thomas Swann.
      Legatees: James Cotrell, Jr. paid to John Philpot (executor of legatee), Anne Philpot wife of John Philpot, Thomas Cottrell paid to Marke Penn (guardian), Elisabeth Swann paid to her father Thomas Swann, James Maray & Judith Swann paid to their father Thomas Swann, accountant, children (unnamed) of accountant from the estate of her husband Randolph Brand (dead)
      Residuary Legatees: John Philpot (executor of James Cottrell, Jr.); wife (unnamed) of James Lattimar, Marke Penn in right of his wife (unnamed) and as guardian of Thomas Cottrell,
      Executrix: Anne Cottrell (surviving executrix).
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      Anne Smoot 67.206 CH Apr 11 1759 May 30 1759
      Appraisers: John Marshall, Thomas Catrall (also Thomas Cotterell}
      Creditors: James Cambell.
      Next of kin: Thomas Hawkins, Catharine Hawkins. Henry Hawkins.
      Executor: Charles Smoote.
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      John Fairfax 17.57 A CH 30.16.2 110.9.1 Feb 17 1738
      Sureties: James Lattmear, Benjamin Musgrove.
      Received from: John Howell, Thomas Hawkins, Barton Harris, Capt. Howard, Joseph Joy, William Johnson, Robert King, John Caron, James Keech, William Luckett, John Lemaistre, Richard Lloyde, Robert Mashes, James Murphey, Charles Musgrove, Richard Marshall, Matthew Marten, James Minitree, Richard Martin, Edward Miles, Notley Maddox, Thomas Nicholls, John Newman, William Neale, Richard Owens, William card, Matthew Bate, Jacob Pan, Nicholas Phillips, William Penn, Francis Parker, Henry Pritchet, Thomas Reeves, Mark Richardson, James Rock, William Robertson, Joseph Sympson, John Scott, John Scroggen, Thomas St. Clare, John Slye, Cleborne Semmes, Thomas Sympson, George Sympson, John Shaw, Francis Simms, Marmaduke Semmes, John Scroggen, Jr., Richard Smith, Henry Trueman, James Thorn, Newman Thompkins, James Trueman, George Thomas, Jr., William Turner, Edward Usher, William Worley, James Waters, Joshua Willson, John Woodman, Humphrey Warren, John Wreden, James Winnard, Joseph Woodman, George Walls, Major Yates, John Allen, James Adams, Thomas Baker, Charles Baker, John Brayfield, Sharp Baltrip, Dr. James Black, Benjamin Boarman, Robert Brent, Francis Baltrip, Benjamin Bateman, Thomas Beale, John Chandler, Thomas Cook, Charles Courts, Thomas Cottrell, John Cooksey, William Cage, John Causine, John Cox, John Courts, William Cooksey, John Carver, Jacob Brandt, Alexander Brundton, Thomas Burch, Thomas Bateman, Thomas Beuron, Jane Burch, John Brookes, John Brown, John Bullen, John Biggs, John Bateman, John Dollen, Timothy Dunaway, James Duely, William Dement, James Donat, John Doughlass, Benjamin Doughlass, Jr., Thomas Doughlass, Ignatius Doyne, Phillip Edelen, Charles Ford, Walter Fearson, Alwicks Fearson, Patrick Ferrill, Edward Ford, Percivall Fearson, Robert Ferall, Capt. Fendall, Brian Flyn, Jacob Francis, Solomon Glass, Francis Glass, Benedict Gwinn, John Jenkins, William Jenkins, Joseph Gwinn, John Goods, Henry Coody, Phillip Jenkins, Charles Guy, Barton Hungerford, Thomas Hungerford, Thomas Hamilton, Walter Hanson, William Hunter, Richard Harrison, William Holt, Thomas Hail, John Hamill, Alexander Hawkins, Samuel Hanson, Jr., Benjamin Musgrove, John Harris, Jr., John Winter, Robert Leitch, John Harter, Jr., Charles Rock, Joseph Timms, Thomas Reeves, Capt. Benjamin Doughlass, Thomas Gilpin, Thomas Morris, Ignatius Wathen, Phillip Barnes, Richard Smith.
      Payments to: Col. Dent, John Parnham, Thomas Clark, John Aires, Jacob Lattmear,
      Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Tobias Cohagey, Samuel Jones, Charles Jones.
      Executor: John Phillpot.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000028/html/am28--546.html
      URL title: Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1732:1753Volume 28, Page 546
      Note:
      Schedule No 2.
      Charles County.
      At a Meeting of the Vestry of William and Mary Parish in the County aforesaid on the 8th Day of June 1752 at the said Parish Church were present - p. 483

      The Reverend
      Vestrymen: Mr Saml Clagett, Mr Thomas Cottrell, Mr Richard Smith, Mr Edward Ford, Mr Nathan Harris, Mr Charles Bruce
      Church warden:Mr John Marshall

      Who unanimously proceeded to regulate and assign the Pews in the sd Parish Church to the several Persons hereafter put down in the following Manner, the Numbers of the Pews to the respective Names put down, having Relation to the Numbers in the Platt hereunto annexed Viz.
      Pew
      To the honourable Richard Lee Esqr 1
      Mr Benjamin Fendall & his Son John 2
      Mr Wm Courts, Elizabeth Courts & Wm Penn 3
      Col George Dent and his Son George 4
      Richard Smith his Sons, and Thomas Cottrell 5
      Barton Warren and Edward Ford 6
      Charles Yates John Wilder & his Son John 7
      The Ministers Family for the time being 8
      James Latimore, Philip Jenkins, Jno Jenkins & Benj. Douglass. 9
      Atwick Fearson, Jno Farr, Geo. Scroggin & Benjn Thomas. 10

      Notley Maddox, Sarah Maddox, Anne Smoot & Edwd Smoot 14
      Joseph Joy, Judith Penn, and Notley Dutton 15
      Thomas Bates, John Douglass, John Hamil & Jane Penn 16

      Francis Posey, Harrison Musgrove, Charles John & Benj. Philpot. 18

      Authur Lee, Rebecca Howard, Jno Marshall & Richd Marshall 23
      Joseph Douglass, Nathan Harris, Mary Brandt 24
      Joseph Gwynn and Benjamin 25
      Mary Marshall, Henry Thompson, Posthumus Groves & Jas Plant. 26
      William Dent & Walter Hanson for their Tenants 27
      Moses Hubbart, John Cavin, Jno Wakefield & Saml Chunn 28
      Robert Yates, Charles Bruce & Robert Yates junr 29
      Barton Hungerford & his Sons 30
      Robt Mastin, Tyre Thomas, Widow Thomas & Richard Ratcliff. 31

      Thomas Hatton, William Cage Samuel Gody and John Chun 32
      Geo: Elgin Patience Posey, Jacob Andrew Minitree Wm Guy & Sarah Martin. 33

      No 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22 left in common for Tenants
      Others not being Freeholders.

      No 17 .....for such young Persons that may sing.
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      Charles County Liber M No. 2Page 181.
      At the request of Barton Smoot of CC, the following deed was recorded this Nov 18, 1729.
      Nov 12, 1729 from Thomas Cottrell of CC, to Barton Smoot of CC, for and in consideration of a deed of 100 acres, as by a deed from sd Barton Smoot to sd Cottrell, and also for 1 steer and 4 large carroies and for divers good causes and valuable considerations, sd Thomas Cottrell hereby sells to sd Barton Smoot 100 acres of land, being part of a larger tract of land originally granted to Francis Pope, assignee of Mathias Bryan, as per patent dated Aug 18, 1658, bounded by Potomack River, a tract of land originally belonging to sd Francis Pope, surveyed for about 100 acres. Signed - Thomas Cottrell. Wit - Jno Briscoe*, Robert Yates*.
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      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:
      From Walter Hanson's to Picka: Church, and from sd Hanson's to Allens Fresh, and from Aliens Fresh to Keech's Bridge, and from Aliens Fresh to Benja: Gwinn's Gates, from Phillpott's Gates cross Picka: main Road to Popes Creek, and the Road that strikes out of Pickiawaxon Main Road to Lees Ferry, and from the Ferry Road by Capt. Howard's to Pickiawaxon Church, Thomas Cotrell, Overseer.

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