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Kent County Court Records
Court records from 17th-century Kent County, Maryland, arranged by theme.

Transcribed and compiled by Dr. Alexa Cawley, Ph.D.






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Owner Name

Bancks

Charles

Date Recorded

12/7/1675

Source

LIV 324

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a swallow forke on the left ear and an under keel and an over keel on the right ear



Owner Name

Baxter

Roger

Date Recorded

5/1/1661

Source

LIV 214

of Hogs


# of Cattle

2

Cattle Mark

recorded for his children 1 brown cow called "whitfur" and her red cow calf marked on the right ear "upper ceald and a hole in it the lefte year a hole and a slett on the upper side" in lewe of another Beast that was delivered by Mr. Morgan



Owner Name

Bennett

Disboro

Date Recorded

6/27/1676

Source

LIV 343

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

over keeled and under keeled on both ears, the right ear cropped



Owner Name

Bradnox

Mrs. Mary

Date Recorded

10/1661, 5/6/1664?

Source

LIV 208

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

the same mark as her husband, "only an underkeele of that eare tht hath the crope & hole in it



Owner Name

Browne

Robert

Date Recorded

12/1/1659

Source

LIV 180

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

right ear cropt as his deceased brother Nicholas had



Owner Name

Burgger

Isaac

Date Recorded

3/5/1669/70

Source

LIV 284

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and slit on the left ear, and an under square with a nick in the top of the square on the right ear



Owner Name

Burton

Edmund

Date Recorded

3/19/1656

Source

LVI 63: Liber A fol 121

of Hogs


# of Cattle

1 cow bought from Robert Martine

Cattle Mark

The right Eare Cropte, & slitt in the Cropp & the left Eare Cropte & a small underkeele, & uppon ech outside of her hornes, in the whitt of her hornes is a blacke streacke: And a blacke & whitt or pied udder



Owner Name

Carline

Henry

Date Recorded

6/1655

Source

LVI 27

of Hogs


# of Cattle

4

Cattle Mark

marked with a flouredeluce and cropped on the right ear



Owner Name

Carter

Henry

Date Recorded

6/28/1670

Source

LIV 291

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropped and a square on the right ear with a crop upon the left ear



Owner Name

Chicherly

Thomas

Date Recorded

10/10/1670

Source

LIV 299

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

both ears cropped with a slit in each crop



Owner Name

Chicken

Edward

Date Recorded

4/20/1676

Source

LIV 331

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a slit on the right ear, a crop and two slits on the left



Owner Name

Comegys

Corbelius

Date Recorded

9/1676?

Source

LIV 352

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a swallow fork on each ear and a nick taken out of the upper side of both ear and the lower side of the ears



Owner Name

Cowrsey

John

Date Recorded

6/1659

Source

LIV 165

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a hole in both eares, & the topp of the Right Eare cut of



Owner Name

Dabb

John

Date Recorded

6/9/1659

Source

LIV 165

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

Cropt on the Right yeare wth three slitts downe the Eare, The left yeare underkeeld & a little nicke taken out of the upper side of the eare



Owner Name

Deare

John

Date Recorded

6/30/1656

Source

LVI 63, Liber A fol 122

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

Deare's mark: the Right Eare overkeeld, & the left Eare Cropt & underkeeld



Owner Name

Dunn

Robert

Date Recorded

6/28/1670

Source

LIV 291

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropped on the right ear with a crop and a square on the left ear



Owner Name

Erickson Jr.

John

Date Recorded

10/1659

Source

LIV 170

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

Cropt on both Eares. & a hole in Both, ouer keeld on the Left, and under Keeld on the Right Eares



Owner Name

Fillingham

Richard

Date Recorded

12/7/1675

Source

LIV 324

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and hole in both ears



Owner Name

Gibson

John

Date Recorded

8/1/1657

Source

LIV 108; Liber B fol 27

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

The Right eare Cropt & a hoole in it and A peece Cut out vnder: The Left A hoole & A swollow Teyell



Owner Name

Hall

George

Date Recorded

4/24/1656

Source

LVI 59 Liber A fol 119

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

Both eares Cropt and the righte eare ouerkeeld or a small notch on the upper side



Owner Name

Hanson

Hance

Date Recorded

12/7/1675

Source

LIV 324

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a swallor for on the left ear and a crop and 2 slits on the right



Owner Name

Hansone

Margret

Date Recorded

1/21/1660

Source

LIV 202

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and underceale and hole in both years



Owner Name

Hawkshaw

Robert

Date Recorded

11/1668

Source

LIV 260

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and two slitts in the rifht ear, a crop and a hole in the left ear



Owner Name

Head

William

Date Recorded

6/28/1670

Source

LIV 289

of Hogs


# of Cattle

1 black pyed heifer

Cattle Mark

cropped with a hole in the right ear with a piece taken away under the left ear in the form of an underkeel (a gift to Ruth, the daughter of Edward Jones)



Owner Name

Helenas

Andreq

Date Recorded

10/1659

Source

LIV 170

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

Cropt on both eares and a hole in both over keeld on the left and under keeld on the right and a slit in the rifht ear



Owner Name

Hill

Hasidia

Date Recorded

10/1659

Source

LIV 170

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

the right eare over keeld and two slits under the eare and the keft ear cropt



Owner Name

Hull

Edward

Date Recorded

1/1/1659-60

Source

LIV 181

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

left ear forked and under keeld, the right ear a figure of three and a piece taken out underneath



Owner Name

Humphrey

Ellis

Date Recorded

4/20/1676

Source

LIV 333

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and a hole under it on the rifht ear and a swallow fork on the left



Owner Name

Humphreys

Robert

Date Recorded

7/16/1668

Source

LIV 248

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropt on the left ear and a swallow fork on the right ear



Owner Name

Ingram

Major Thomas

Date Recorded

1/17/1667

Source

LIV 237

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

right ears cropped and the left ears slit donw and a smal peive taken out by the "rutte of the hender part of the leift eare"



Owner Name

Jenkins

John

Date Recorded

12/1/1659

Source

LIV 180

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropt on the right ear and a nicke taken out under the left ear



Owner Name

Joyner

William

Date Recorded

10/21/1670

Source

LIV 299

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a hole and an over keel in both ears for cattle; for hogs a figure of three with an over keel on the right ear, a figure of three and an underkeel on the left ear



Owner Name

Kent

Robert

Date Recorded

6/29/1669

Source

LIV 265

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a cropp and a hole in each ear



Owner Name

Maggison

John

Date Recorded

5/16/1668

Source

LIV 246

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

over keeled on the right ear with a small piece taken out below cropped and a slup in the crop of the left ear



Owner Name

Marsh

Thomas

Date Recorded

1/22/1651

Source

LIV 3; Liber A folio 26

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

Both ears swallow-tailed and no other mark



Owner Name

Montrosse

Elizabeth

Date Recorded

3/22/1669/70

Source

LIV 287

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and a square or the crop on the right ear, and a square under the left ear with a crop and a slit in the crop; registered by John Winchester for his daugher-in-law



Owner Name

More

Richard

Date Recorded

10/13/1670

Source

LIV 298

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

the left ear cropped and a hole and an underkeel on the right ear



Owner Name

More

Richard

Date Recorded

2/21/1669/70

Source

LIV 284

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and 2 slits on the right ear and a square under the left ear



Owner Name

Nash

Ann

Date Recorded

6/28/1670

Source

LIV 289

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

an over keel and an under keel on the left ear with 3 cross slitts cutt into the underside of the right ear



Owner Name

Pether

Richard

Date Recorded

11/24/1669

Source

LIV 278

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

both ears cropped with two slits in each crop and a piece taken out of the left ear



Owner Name

Pledge

William

Date Recorded

7/16/1668

Source

LIV 248

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropt of both ears and two slitts in each ear and underkeeld on the left



Owner Name

Pyne (Pine)

Francis

Date Recorded

3/22/1669/70

Source

LIV 288

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a flowerdeuce on the right ear and a flowerdeuce with a hole on the left ear



Owner Name

Richards

William

Date Recorded

2/1/1659

Source

LIV 183

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a litt in the crpp on the right ear of his cattle



Owner Name

Salter

John

Date Recorded

7/27/1656

Source

LVI 72; Liber A fol 125

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

The Right Eare Cropt & opuerkeeld & a holle & the left Eare Cropt & under keeled



Owner Name

Scale

Mary

Date Recorded

7/16/1668

Source

LIV 248

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

slit and underkeeld of the left underkeeld and cropt of the right



Owner Name

Scales

Peter

Date Recorded

7/18/1668

Source

LIV 248

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

the right ear slit underkeeld of the left cropt and underkeeld of the right



Owner Name

Staires

Bennet

Date Recorded

4/20/1676

Source

LIV 331

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a swalow fork on the rright ear and a crop and two slitts on the left ear (records a cow calf given him "unto martha the saughter of Edward Chicken"



Owner Name

Stuard

Charles

Date Recorded

12/1/1659

Source

LIV 180

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop on the left ear with an underkeeld and the right ear over keeld



Owner Name

Sutherin

Valentine

Date Recorded

10/21/1670

Source

LIV 299

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a swallow fork with the top of the ear cut off of on the right a crop and under keel on the left ear



Owner Name

Tailer

Henry

Date Recorded

6/9/1659

Source

LIV, 163

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

both Eares Cropt, and in either Eare, three slitts a piece



Owner Name

Taylor

Thomas

Date Recorded

10/9/1669

Source

LIV 273

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a square upon the right and an overkeel upon the left ear



Owner Name

Thourson

Andrew

Date Recorded

7/18/1668

Source

LIV 248

of Hogs


# of Cattle

5 head of cattle

Cattle Mark

the left ear overkeeled and a hole in the right ear cropped and a slit; entered by Andrew's father Alexandr



Owner Name

Tollson

Alexander

Date Recorded

6/9/1659

Source

LIV 163

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

the Right Eare over Keeld & a hole in it And the left Eare wth fower slits in it



Owner Name

Tovy

Samuel

Date Recorded

12/7/1675

Source

LIV 324

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and slit in the rifht ear and a crop and an under keel on the left



Owner Name

Vaughan

William

Date Recorded

12/7/1675

Source

LIV 324

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

crop on the right ear and an underkeel and slitt in the left



Owner Name

Wallton

John

Date Recorded

2/21/1669/70

Source

LIV 284

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop on the right ear and a square piece taken out of the underside of the left ear



Owner Name

Warren

Thomas

Date Recorded

4/20/1676

Source

LIV 333

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a crop and a slit on the right ear and a crop and a slit on the left



Owner Name

Wedg

John

Date Recorded

10/10/1667

Source

LIV 213

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

right ear cropped and a lit in it and the left ear a slitt down the middle of the ear



Owner Name

Weekes

Joseph

Date Recorded

3/2/1660

Source

LIV 206

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropped in both ears and one slitt in the crop of the right ear and two slitt in the crop of the left ear



Owner Name

Winchester

Isaac

Date Recorded

7/16/1668

Source

LIV 247

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

A half square over the right ear and a crop and a nick underneath a half square under the left and a cop



Owner Name

Winchester

John (Jr?)

Date Recorded

12/4/1669

Source

LIV 279

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

a square over the right ear with a crop and a lit in the cropm, with a square under the left ear and a crop



Owner Name

Wright

John

Date Recorded

7/16/1668

Source

LIV 247

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

cropt of both ears ans a slit in the right



Owner Name

Wright

John

Date Recorded

7/16/1668

Source

LIV 247

of Hogs


# of Cattle


Cattle Mark

another mark underkeeled on the right ear and a small piece taken away of the upper side cropt and slit of the left ear





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