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

Tabitha Cocke

Female 1698 - Aft 1762  (> 65 years)


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  • Name Tabitha Cocke  [1
    Born 1698  Bremo, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1762  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I065092  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Father Richard Cocke,   b. 1672, Bremo, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1720, Bremo, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Anne Bowler,   b. 23 Jan 1674/75, South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1705, Bremo, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Abt 1692  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ebenezar Adams,   b. Bef 1694, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1735, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Adams,   b. 17 May 1726, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1800, Church Hill, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Tabitha Adams,   b. 7 Jul 1728, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Adams,   b. Abt 1730, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1788, Augusta County, Georgia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     4. Anne Adams,   b. Abt 1731, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1775, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     5. Sarah Adams,   b. Abt 1733, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F30719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24; [Antient Press]; Page 221-222
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twelfth day of March in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Forty seven Between TABITHA ADAMS of County of NEW KENT of one part and RICHARD ADAMS, Son of said TABITHA ADAMS, of other part, Witnesseth that in consideration of the natural love and affection which she hath and beareth unto said RICHARD ADAMS her Son, as also for the better maintenance and preferment of said RICHARD ADAMS by these presents doth give and confirm unto RICHARD ADAMS all that Plantation or Tenement of land lying in County of Essex on South side of RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER commonly known by name of BOWLERS, containing by estimation Five hundred acres more or less with all its appurtenances. To have and to hold the said Plantation and premises hereby granted unto RICHARD ADAMS and his heirs, In Witness whereof the said TABITHA ADAMS hath hereunto set her hand and affixed her seal the day and year above written over
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      FRS SMITH, TABITHA ADAMS
      JOHN GRAHAM, WM:SON YOUNG
      At a Court held for Essex County atTappahannock on the 15th day of March Anno Dorn 1747 FRANCIS SMITH Gent., JOHN GRAHAM Merchant, and WILLIAMSON YOUNG made Oath that they did see TABITHA ADAMS sign seal and acknowledge this Deed of Gift Indented together with the livery of seizen thereon endorsed to RICHARD ADAMS to be her act and deed which on motion of said RICHARD was admitted to Record and is truly
      recorded Test JOHN LEE, Cl Cur

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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