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

John Docwra

Male Bef 1695 - 1738  (> 43 years)


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  • Name John Docwra 
    Born Bef 1695 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Aug 1738  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I093388  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Family Salome MNU Robinson,   b. Bef 1700,   d. Bef 1747, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years) 
    Married Bef 11 Nov 1717  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F09936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Docwra, John, gentleman, Prince George's County, 14th Oct., 1736; 25th Aug., 1738.
      To wife Solome, extx., and hrs, 167 A. "Collington;' lot No. 30 in Marlborough Town, also lot in Upper Marlborough Town, bou. of Thomas Butler; and personal estate.
      Test: John Sprigg, Will Hardie (Hardye), Thomas Clark. MCW 21. 915.
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      James Roberson 378.208 A PG 136.6.0 161.2.2 Nov 11 1717
      Payments to: Dr. Patrick Hepburn per Mr. Wally, Dr. Richard Piles, Jos. Rysin, Mr. Robert Levett, Mr. Thomas Dockerry, Robert Bidle, Col. Thomas Sprigg, Daniel Dellioser, Capt. John Minnock, Mr. James Stodart, George Ray (locksman), Robert Mortemore, John Green, Capt. Haddock Smith, Mrs. Ellenor Major, Arnall Luiers, George, Mary Owen, William Beale, Mr. John Moberly, Mr. Fendell, Mr. William Head, Dr. Hepburn, Robert Hall, Capt. Clagett, Capt. Haddock.
      Administrators: Solome Dockerry, wife of John Dockerry.
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      James Robinson 3.160 A PG 42.11.2 Nov 15 1720
      Received from: order of Levin Covington on Robert Levett, Joseph Jackson of London.
      Payments to: Joseph Belt on account of Tobias Bowles, John Bradford, Henry Darnall, Edward Turner, Daniel Dulany, executor of Robert Hall, Thomas Bordley, Mr. Haddock.
      Legal representatives: widow (unnamed), 1 sister (unnamed) in Great Britain.
      Administrators: John Docwra and his wife Salome Docwra.
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      John Batie 39C.184 A 170.3.10 E45.11.3 Apr 25 1718
      Received from: Jeremiah Chapman.
      Payments to: Ann Beckworth, Roger Roberts, Capt. Burbidge, Dr. Hepburn, James Perry, John Docwra, John Docwra (executor of James Robinson), Dr. William Lock, Mary Bedle, Mr. Benjamin Tasker.
      Executrix: Sarah Batie.
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      Mr. William Young 17,494 PG 280.13.11 Jul 17 1733 Nov 29 1733
      Appraisers: Charles Beall, John Henry.
      Creditors: David Crawford, John Docwra.
      Next of kin: Christopher Thomson, Robert Riddell.
      Administrators/Executors: William Young, Mary Young,
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      Chillingsworth, William, plasterer, Prince George's. County, 8th Sept., 1725; 24th Mch., 1725,
      To mother Jane, in the city of Oxford, Great Britain, 20; shd she be dead, to bro. and sisters (unnamed) equally.
      To bro, Richard Karter and all sisters (bro. :Francis' wife included), rest of money in Great Britain; shd. any of them be dead, their portion to children, if any, otherwise divided amongst surviving bro. and sisters.
      To John Doucza, ex, (in event of his death, his wife Salome to act), money in Maryland, to dispose of among poor or the church.
      Test: William Ross, Mary Ross, Whinerfred Simons. 18.482.
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      Capt. Archibald Edmonston 14.23 A PG 418.11.8 113.13.8 Nov 10 1735
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 85.17.10.
      Received from: John Hunt, Thomas Smith, William Murdock, William Beall, George Wells, John Magee, Dorothy Lucas, Joseph Belt, Thomas Odell, William Hayward, Joseph Adams, (merchant in London).
      Payments to: Dr. John Hamilton, Philip Pindall, Randolph Johnson, Thomas Allen, Daniel Lamport paid to John Magruder, Josias Jeffery, John Docwra, John Moore, Jr., George Nicolls, John Gibson, Thomas Brooke, Esq,, Richard Lee, Esq., Benjamin Tasker & Daniel Dulany, Esq., Dr. Richard Hill paid to George Allen.
      Legatees (children): James Edmonston, Mary Beall, Elinor Offutt, Ruth Orme, Archibald Edmonston, Martha Allen.
      Executrix: Jane Edmonston (widow, relict),
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      Mr. Christopher Thompson 12.626 A PG 914.11.8 15.12.10 Sep 27 1734
      Received from: Adams, Lamport & Hanbury (merchants in London).
      Payments to: Mr. John Docwra, Richard Keen, Dr. John Boswell, Mary Crampton,
      Richard Jones.
      Heirs: none.
      Executrix: Mrs. Grace Thompson.
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      Richard Harwood 37C.114 A AA 119.5.5 37.4.6 Sep 1716
      Payments to: Mr. Hunt, James Carroll on account of Mr. Charles Carroll, Roger Crodgenton, Capt. John Murdock, Mr. Docwra, Mr. Evan Jones, Mr. Thomas Reynolds, William Bladen, Esq.
      Administrators: Joseph Jones and his wife Mary Jones.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 49
      Enrolled at request of John Dowcra 6 Jul 1730:
      Bill of Exchange 8 Jul 1728; to James Edmonston 7.8; /s/ Robt. Wheeler; to Capt. Hugh Arbuthott, merchant in London; /s/ James Edmonston
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 62
      Recorded at request of John Docwra, 8 Feb 1733:
      28 Jan 1733; Indenture between Thomas Butler, Gent. and John Docwra; for 7; a parcel in the Town of Marlborough originally taken up for town's then directed by James Butler, Gent, dec'd, whereby it became the right of Thomas Butler, being the 35th lot in the plat; /s/ Thos. Butler; wit. Mary Cramphin, Josias Jeffery; ack. Thomas Butler 28 Jan 1733
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 537.
      Oct 19, 1742 from Solome Docwra of PG, widow, to John Hepburn of Upper Marlborough Town in PG, Gentleman, for 300 , lot #30 in Upper Marlborough Town, originally taken up by Edward Digges, Gentleman, decd, whereby it became the right of Charles Digges, and by him sold to John Docwra of PG, innholder, and by sd John Docwra devised to sd Solome Docwra. The lot is next to the eastward of Mr. Thomas Spriggs' lot, together with the dwelling house wherein Mrs. Mary Fraser now dwells, and all other houses, gardens, pales, and all other improvements. Excepted is a storehouse, now the right and in the possession of sd John Hepburn, standing upon sd lot and 40 foot square of ground, including the land whereon sd storehouse stands. Also, lot #35 in the afd town and PG, originally taken up by James Butler, Gentleman, since decd, whereby it became the right of Thomas Butler, and by him sold to John Docwra, and by sd John Docwra to afd Solome, together with the house now thereon, and all other improvements. Signed - Solome (D her mark) Docwra. Wit - Richard Keene*, Jo Belt Jr*. Recorded Oct 20, 1742.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 540.
      Oct 30, 1742 from Solome Docwra of PG, widow, to Thomas Stockett of Annarundell County, planter, for 230 , a parcel of land (devised to her by her late spouse, Mr. John Docwra), being called Collinton, lying in PG, and bounded by Peter Archer's land, containing about 167 acres. Signed - Solome (D her mark) Docwra. Wit - Richard Keene*, Jo Belt Jr*. Recorded Oct 30, 1742.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 586.
      Feb 19, 1742/[43] from Mary Fraser of Upper Marlborough Town in PG, innholder, to Dan'l Carrol, George Parker, Ignatius Diggs, and John Cock of PG, Gentlemen. Whereas sd Carroll, Parker, Diggs, and Cock, by one bond dated today, are become jointly and severally bound with the sd Mary Fraser as her securities, unto John Hepburn of PG, Gentleman, in the penal sum of 500 , with condition to be void on payment to sd Hepburn of 100 on next Nov 25, and 150 on Nov 25, 1745, [Mary Fraser] has sold to Carroll, Parker, Diggs, and Cock, lot #13 in Upper Marlborough Town in PG, originally taken up by Edward Diggs, Gentleman, whereby it became the right of Charles Diggs, and by him sold to John Docura, and by sd John devised to Solome Docura, and by her sold to John Hepburn. The lot is next to the eastward of Mr. Thomas Spriggs' lot, together with the dwelling house the Afd Mary Fraser now dwells in, and all the other houses, edifices, gardens, yard and peals, and all other improvements, except a storehouse, now the right and possession of sd John Hepburn, standing upon sd lot, and 40 feet square of ground, including the land whereon the sd storehouse stands, and also lot #35 in the Town and County Afd, originally taken up by James Butler, Gentleman, since decd, whereby it became the right of Thomas Butler, and by him sold to John Docura, and by the sd John devised to Solome Docura, and by her sold to John Hepburn, and by him sold to the Afd Mary Frasor, together with the house now thereon, and all other improvements. If, however, sd Mary Fraser indemnifies sd Carroll, Parker, Diggs, and Cook [sic] against sd John Hepburn in respect of the Afd bond, and from all money, debts, penalties and forfeitures contained in the same, or that shall or may arise against them by reason of sd bond, then this deed shall cease. Signed - Mary Fraser. Wit - Richard Keene*, Jo Belt Jr*. Recorded Feb 20, 1742/[43].

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