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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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Seller Name

Bennett (mariner)

John

Buyer Name

Marsh

Margret

Date

5/12/1661

# of Hogs


Registration Date

3/2/1660

# of Cattle

Six Cowes; 3 3yr old heifers; 2 2 year old heifers; 1 yearling heifer; two 2 year old; 3 stears of 3 years old; 1 stear a little younger; 1 bull; a stear of a year and five suckling calves

Source

LIV 205-206

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

"John Bennett Marriner did frely giue all his Cattell upon Kent to me margertt Marsh if he neuer Came heare againe into thease parts:, cattle have been in the care of John Ringgold and James Ringgold; promises to protect the Ringgolds from John Bennett

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Blunt

Richard

Buyer Name

Blunt

Gracie (daughter)

Date

3/1/1655

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

on heiffer & a Cowe Calfe . . . with all theire Future Female Increasse

Source

LIV 57-58; Liber A fol 118

Cattle Mark

on heiffer & a Cowe Calfe, marked with my own marke, with a notch more, or added, to my marke, under the Right Eare to difference the marke from mine

Price / Conditons

as a free & absolute gift

Witnesses

Thomas Hill, clerk

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Body

William

Buyer Name

Belcher

Mr

Date

10/1650

# of Hogs


Registration Date

case in court 8/1653

# of Cattle

trade 1 cow with calf or calf by side for 50 acres of land

Source

LIV 19; Liber A 11-12; fol 79

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

agree for a parcell of Land that the said Mr Belcher had taken up adjoying to the Land of Thomas Pett by estimation fifty acres. . .That if the said Body did well and truly pay unto the said Mr Belcher one good cow great with calf or calf by side . . .

Witnesses

John Salter and John Winchester gave depositions about deal; deal made at Winchester's house

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Bradnox

Thomas

Buyer Name

Morgan

Henry

Date


# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

sale of a bright bay mare with a star in her forhead and a young iron gray horse about 2 1/2 years old with a gray spot on his forhead and their increase

Source


Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Robert vaughan, Nicholas Pickard, Tobye Wells (clerk)

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Bright

Thomas

Buyer Name

Linstead

Thomas

Date

3/20/1666

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

three head of cattle. A cow called Gentle One, a 3 year old heifer called Thurd Nancy and a 1 1/2 year old heifer

Source

LIV 237

Cattle Mark

all of his owne stock and os his owne proper marke

Price / Conditons

1750 lbs of tobacco and cask

Witnesses

John Ereckson, Alexander Nash and John Maggison

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Brodnox

Thomas

Buyer Name

Coursey

John

Date

12/1/1660

# of Hogs


Registration Date

1/21/1660

# of Cattle

on younge bay horse aboute two years ould of the ould bay Mare

Source

LIV 201

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Anthony Griffen, Tobye Wells

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value

horse sale



Seller Name

Brookes

francis

Buyer Name

Baxter

Roger

Date

12/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

Orphans Court

# of Cattle

3 female cattle: That Came of a sow pidg That his godfather Francis Brookess did giue him And 2 gunnes

Source

LIV 96: Liber B fol 13

Cattle Mark

Thee first A Blake Cow Market with an vper keell on The right And in ech eare A wholle % 2 sletts vnder The left: The 2th A Reed heffer of 2 yeares old of The same mark The 3d A blakish browne A yeare old of The sam marke

Price / Conditons


Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value

gift from his godfather



Seller Name

Browne

Robert

Buyer Name

Erickson

John

Date

3/15/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

9/1659

# of Cattle

one Pide Blacke & white Cow with all her future increase

Source

LIV 166-67

Cattle Mark

"marked with her right Eare cropt & a hole in it, & her Lefte Eare under Keeld wth a hole in it

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Robert Vaughan, Mathew Reade

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Browne

Robert

Buyer Name

Morgan

Henry

Date

2/29/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

3/15/1658

# of Cattle

21 head of cattle "wch Cattle are six Calues of a yeare old & two of two year old in Mr Morgans hands, at Thomas Hilld two calues of a yeare old, & two Cowers & a ueareline Bill, at Deeres one Cow and calfe and two yearelings, at John Smiths on Cow and…

Source

LIV 160: Liber B folio 54

Cattle Mark

"bringe marked the Right Eare Cropt wth a hole therein And the Left wth an underkeele & a hole"

Price / Conditons

(cont from #) Calfe and one three yeare old Bull, And at Matthew Reads one yearlinge calfe"

Witnesses

isn't Robert Browne nicholas Browne's brother? are these Nicholas' cattle?

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Browne

Nicholas

Buyer Name

Baxter

children of Roger

Date

5/1/1661

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

Roger Baxter records cattle mark for a brown cow and her red calf "in lewe of another Beast that wase Delliuered by Mr. Morgan beinge giuene by Nicholas Browne as a legisie to the said childredn

Source

LIV 214

Cattle Mark

marked on the right ear "upper ceald and a hole in it the lefte year a hole and a slett on the upper side"

Price / Conditons


Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Carline

Henry

Buyer Name

Hill Jr.

Thomas

Date

11/8/1655

# of Hogs

one Sowe Called Runt Coloured dunnish tendinge to blacke both eares Cropt and torne the fore legs whitt sume 3 inches by the feet & upwards blacke, a whitish nose

Registration Date


# of Cattle


Source

LIV 33; Liber A fol 103

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

"For & in Consideration of worcke in my croppe & other pticulars

Witnesses

Hasidia Hill, Thomas Hill Sr.

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value

payment for work



Seller Name

Carter

Elizabeth

Buyer Name

Dunn

Robert

Date

6/28/1670

# of Hogs


Registration Date

6/28/1670

# of Cattle

a black cow calf

Source

LIV 291

Cattle Mark

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

Price / Conditons

given to him by Eliza, daughter of Henry Carter, to be and remain unto the sd Elizabeth Carter with all future female increase; is this for Dunn to take care of until she is of age?

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Comens

Misteris

Buyer Name

Comens

Elizabth and Sarah

Date


# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

head of femalle . . . now Raysed to forteen head of femall eight of Them Cowes Two yearlins fower Calfes:

Source

LIV 96

Cattle Mark

All markt with The left eare Croopt: The right The cper part paerd Awar And Three nochis Cut vpon it

Price / Conditons

"There was alsoe giuen by Misteris Comings in the Time of her Weddowhood Nien head of femall: to be equally Devided between her Two daughers Elizabeth and Sarah

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value

is this the inheritance of Comens estate?+



Seller Name

Comens and Brookes

Mr.and Francis

Buyer Name

Comens

Eliz:

Date

1645-46?

# of Hogs


Registration Date

12/19/1656 Orphans Court

# of Cattle

1 heifer

Source

LIV 96: Liber B

Cattle Mark

"one heffer markt with A Cropp on The left: The Right eth Three nochis The vper part paerd Away; with An vnder keell: The which Cow is Cald Betty: And There is now left A heffer of her increeses

Price / Conditons

Mr. Thomas Ward gave accounting of the gift

Witnesses

Thomas Ward

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Conner

Mary

Buyer Name

Jonson

Petter

Date

4/14/1661

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

two cows with calves by their side

Source

LIV 219

Cattle Mark

"Marked with my owne proper marke and Cullered the on Rede the other blacke"

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Thomas Phillips, Tobye Wells (clerk)

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Conner and Winchester

Phill and John

Buyer Name

Winchester

John's son

Date

12/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

Orphans Court

# of Cattle

A Cow Calfe 2 yeares since which the sd Winchester Acknowledgis is in his Possession: And now great with Calfe And will be willing To giue An Account of her & her increese yearly for the usse of his sunn

Source

LIV 95-96: Liber B fol 13

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

gift accounting

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Cowrsey

John

Buyer Name

Erickson Jr.

John

Date

10/1/1659

# of Hogs


Registration Date

10/1/1659

# of Cattle

one cow calf which Cowrsey had of his father (John Erickson) for a debt of 187 lbs of tobacco which was this years calfe of a cow bought of Robert Browne

Source

LIV 170

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

one cow calf which Cowrsey had of his father (John Erickson) for a debt of 187 lbs of tobacco which was this years calfe of a cow bought of Robert Browne

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Croutch

George

Buyer Name

Croutch

George Jr.

Date

1/1655; 12/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

Orphans Court

# of Cattle

a heiffer Called gentle and a yerlinge Coloured blacke Cald nancie

Source

LIV 47-48; 96

Cattle Mark

later record reports he gave his son 2 heiffers: "one neare Three yeare old markt with A Cropp on both eares & vnder keeld on both The other A brounesh of Tow yeare old of The same marke with Two gunns

Price / Conditons

Mary Baxter reports in 1656 Orphans Court that she has 2 heffers in her possession "which she promiseth to be Carefull on for The vsse of The Child

Witnesses

Isacke Iliue, Nicholas Pickard

Bequest Value

-1

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Croutch

George

Buyer Name

Croutch

Marie

Date

1/1655

# of Hogs

& one sow and piggs that Capt. Vaughan had giuen her formerly

Registration Date


# of Cattle

a heiffer Called melinose twoe yeares ould

Source

LIV 48

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Isacke Iliue and Nicholas Pickard

Bequest Value

-1

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Day

John

Buyer Name

Day

John's wife and children

Date

2/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

Orphans Court

# of Cattle

of That stoke in his Possetion 5 female . . . The old Cow . . . Pied & Brinded Crooped on both eares & slett in one A lame hefer of Robt Haltons marke:3d A blacke hefer of The old Cowes marke: 4th A pied hefer of 2 yeares old. . .5th A yearlin browne Pied

Source

LIV 95 Liber B fol 13

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

This he a fermes is A True AccountL And he will be willing to giue An acct yearly when sh shall be lawfulle Calld

Witnesses


Bequest Value

-1

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value

Fra Barnes to care for male cattle



Seller Name

Deare

John

Buyer Name

Hull / Faster(Foster)

Edward / Mr.(Seth)

Date

8/1/1657

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

John Deare delivered a cow to Hull for Faster; look at this closely, dispute over value and age of cow

Source

LIV 108-9

Cattle Mark

"a Blakesh Culler with a browne lest on her backe And a whietesh Teyell & A whiet Udder And for her eare marke was in ech eare A hoole: And a peece Taken out of the vper part of The eare like an ouer keell"

Price / Conditons

Hull gives description of the animal and said that it wasn't 7 years old but more likely 10 or 11; also says that he saw Deare go into pen and rope the cow and that the cow had been roped before even though Deare says not

Witnesses

witnessed by John Ringgold; Hull also testified that Deare delivered a cow to him for the use of Mr. Faster; Margret Hull testified to same as husband, Roger Baxter said he sold a 2 year old heffer to Deare 5 years earlier

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Deare

John

Buyer Name

Faster (Foster)

Mr (Seth)

Date

3/2/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

4 cows

Source

LIV 103

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

Henery Carline sues Deare for non-delivery of the cows; Deare loses

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Deare

John

Buyer Name

Carline or Hawkins

Henry

Date

5/9/1656; 6/30/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

6/30/1656

# of Cattle

5 cowes with his mark. . . The first of these five cald genttle; The second Cow Cald Cherrie; The third Caw Cald blacke nan The fourth Cow Cald nanssie; The fifth Cow Cald mopus; And three Cowes more . . . Troublesome . . . frenchwoman. . . merieloockes

Source

LIV 66-67: Liber A fol 122

Cattle Mark

Deare's mark: the Right Eare overkeeld, & the left Eare Cropt & underkeeld; Troublesome, the Right Eare Cropt and a holl, the left Eare undr keeld and a holl. . . frenchwoman Cropt on the Right Eare; merieloockes, Cropt & undrkeeld on both Eares

Price / Conditons

sould bargained and heareby Couenant to make present deliuie, unto Mr Henery Carline, for the usse of Mr Thomas Hawkines; contract changed: original delivery to Popelyes Island; Carline permits Hawkines to accept 6 cows on Kent Isle instead

Witnesses

Thomas Coll, Thomas Hill clerk

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Deare

John

Buyer Name

Croutch

George

Date

?

# of Hogs


Registration Date

9/1/1656

# of Cattle

1 cow

Source

LIV 70; Liber A fol 124

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

cattle that was Deare's son's George Deare, sold to Croutch but returned to deare "soe tht George Croutch had nothinge left in his hand tht beelonged to the Childe George Deare, but on bull Calfe, the which of Right beelongs to John Deare being a mall

Witnesses

Nicholas Peckard

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value

Deare gets cow back from Croutch



Seller Name

Deere

John

Buyer Name

Clay

Henry

Date

2/15/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

3/15/1658

# of Cattle

"one Browne Cow underkeeld on the left Eare"

Source

LIV 160: Liber B folio 54

Cattle Mark

underkeeld on the left Eare"

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Antho: griffin, Will Hopkines

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Elleott

William

Buyer Name

Dunn

Jone (female)

Date

6/1/1654

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

1 cow and calf by side

Source

LIV 16; Deeds Liber A pp14-15; fol 75

Cattle Mark

One back cow with a Calf by her side the mark Cropt on both Ears which did formerly belong the Estate of Captain Brent "Her husband Excepted not to havea any thing to do with it or the Encrease"

Price / Conditons

Surrender of the right and Title that Jone Dunn and her heirs hath unto the Estate that her Father Porter left her by Will after her Mothers decease. . .William Elleot married Jone Dunn's mother, former wife of William Porter

Witnesses

Phillip Conner, Thomas Hynson clerk

Bequest Value

-1

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Ellson

Will and wife

Buyer Name

Stagoll

Thomas

Date

6/27/1665

# of Hogs


Registration Date

6/27/1671

# of Cattle


Source

LIV 314

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

Henry Beedle came to court to request for Moyses Stagoll that the cattle given by the Ellson's to Thomas Stagoll, Tho Stagoll's son, be delivered

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Gott

Henry

Buyer Name

Barnes

Mary

Date

11/15/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

11/15/1658

# of Cattle

one Cow Calfe with increase

Source

LIV 145: Liber B folio 45

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

given to Mary barnes, daughter of Francis Barnes

Witnesses

John Cowrsey

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Hall

George

Buyer Name

Dabb

Sarah

Date

12/15/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

12/15/1658

# of Cattle

"one blacke pide heifer Calfe, wth a white starr in the forhead, goinge of one yeare old"

Source

LIV 152; Liber B folio 49

Cattle Mark

"one blacke pide heifer Calfe, wth a white starr in the forhead, goinge of one yeare old"; "Cropt on the Right Eare wth three slitts into the Cropp & the left Eare underkeeld & a little nicke taken ut on the uper side of the Eare & the Eare Cropt"

Price / Conditons

calfe to Sarah to remain with her father, John Dabb, until she is 15 years old; her father to have the male increase and Sarah to retain the female increase

Witnesses

John Cowrsey

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Haulkins

Thomas

Buyer Name

Hull

Margrett

Date

1/1/1659/60?

# of Hogs


Registration Date

1/1/1659/60

# of Cattle

one cow and her calf

Source

LIV 181

Cattle Mark

one cow cropt on the rifht ear and slit in the left her calf with Margrets mark which is swallow forckt on the left ear and under keeld: the right ear over keeld and a flower deluce

Price / Conditons

gift to his daughter

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Head

William

Buyer Name

Jones

Ruth

Date

6/28/1670

# of Hogs


Registration Date

6/28/1670

# of Cattle

a black pyed heifer

Source

LIV 289

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

Price / Conditons

given by him to Ruth the daughter of Edward Jones

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Hill

Thomas

Buyer Name

Dobes

John

Date

10/1/1661

# of Hogs


Registration Date

10/1/1661

# of Cattle

one black cow called Blackhead and one brown hiefer called Beugle

Source

LIV 229

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

for the use of Christian Deare, the Daughter of John Deare deceased, the said cattle the said Dobes is to looke after for the use of the adoresaid Cjristian Deeare and to giue an Accoumpt of them when he shall be therunto called by lawful authority

Witnesses


Bequest Value

-1

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Hill

Thomas

Buyer Name

Benton

Marke

Date

8/7/1655

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

a female yearlinge which was the calfe of a Cow caled melinos

Source

LIV 29-30; Liber A fol 101?

Cattle Mark

the sayd Calfe beeing Coulered blacke and a little brounish the left eare Cropt and underkeeld and the Right ear slitt in the midle

Price / Conditons

300 pounds of tobacco already in hand; Hill to retain and use the cow for 7 years, any issue to remain with Hill for 7 years; at the end of 7 years to split any issue; can convert any male issue to female to better the stock

Witnesses

John Deare, Allexr Monro

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value

Partnership



Seller Name

Hill

Thomas

Buyer Name

Hill

Thomas (son

Date

8/1657

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

one heffer

Source

LIV 109-110

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

Wickes persuades Hill that he has to give his son something at his wedding, 1st suggests a plantation but Hill doesn't have one, then suggests the heffer that Wickes has at his house that belongs to Hill

Witnesses

John Ringgold, Mistress Francis Morgan

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Hill

Thomas

Buyer Name

Hill

Ruth (daughter)

Date

8/1657

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

1 cow

Source

LIV 109

Cattle Mark

Cow Cald Ringhorne & her incresse

Price / Conditons

He had reciued som goots And other Things of his Daughter Rueths which he was indebtd vnto her for And should haue sattesfied her long before now: But now he would giue vnto her his Cow Cald Ringhorne & her incresse in lew of The sd goods

Witnesses

Thomas Hinson; Hill was at Hinson's house when Hinson heard the promise; Thomas South swore he heard the same; Hill was dead when this testimony came before the court

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value

exchange



Seller Name

Hud

John

Buyer Name

Hud

Robert (son)

Date

12/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

Orphans Court

# of Cattle

Robert given : A Cow &A Calue A long gunn & A sow The old Cow lost her Calfe now Com to be a Cow great wth calfe: The sow & her increasse all lost; Robert Dunn In The presence of the Court Doth hiue vnto Robt Dunn a Cow Calfe to be delierd at this time

Source

LIV 96: Liber B fol 13

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

Dunn reports on wellbeing of cows and sow left to Robert Dunn by his father; gives him a cow

Witnesses


Bequest Value

-1

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

0

Other Value

accounting from Robert Dunn



Seller Name

Iliue

Isaac

Buyer Name

Wetherly

Thomas

Date

1/1/1655

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

one broune Cow & her Calfe

Source

LIV 46; Liber A fol 112

Cattle Mark

with whitte hornes & whittishe gray towards the end of the taille, and a hole in the Right eare, & the left eare Cropt, & halfe of the left eare tacken away

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Robert Vaughan; William Leedes

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Martine

Robert

Buyer Name

Steward

Charles

Date

11/28/1655

# of Hogs


Registration Date

2/1/1655

# of Cattle

one black & whitte Cow & Calfe

Source

LIV 53; Liber A fol 116

Cattle Mark

one black & whitte Cow & Calfe the Cow beeing markt on the Right eare with a Cropp & slitt in the Cropp & in the left eare Cropt & under keeld which afforesd Cow & her increase

Price / Conditons

is this the same cow he sold to Leedes and Tarrant but then forgave the debt?

Witnesses

Josh Wickes, Wm Leeds

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Martine

Robert

Buyer Name

Dabbs

John

Date


# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

a blacke and whitt heiffer, and one Caw Cald brouninge . . . with all theire future increasse

Source

LIV 58: Liber A fol 119

Cattle Mark

theire mark the Right Eare Cropt, and a slitt in the Cropp, the lest eare Cropt & underkeeld

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Thomas Hill clark

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Martine

Robert

Buyer Name

Burton

Edmund

Date

3/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

1 cow

Source

LIV 63: Liber A fol 121

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

Price / Conditons


Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Martine

Robert

Buyer Name

Leedes & Tarrant

William and Edward

Date

11/28/1655

# of Hogs


Registration Date

2/1/1655

# of Cattle

On blacke Cow & Calfe, & one blacke & whitte heiffor . . . wth their Increase

Source

LIV 53; Liber A fol 116

Cattle Mark

On blacke Cow & Calfe, & one blacke & whitte heiffor, Cropt & slit in the Crope, in the Right Eare, & Cropt & undr keeld in the left eare

Price / Conditons

1000 lbs of tobacco; Martine then forgives the debt

Witnesses

Josh Ickes, Henery Ashley

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Mecanackey

John

Buyer Name

Dabb

Sarah

Date

11/15/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

11/15/1658

# of Cattle

"a Cow calfe Cropt on the Right yeare wth three slitts into the Crioo & the left yeare underkeeled & a little nicke taken out on the uper side of the Eare & the Eare Cropped

Source

LIV 143: Liber B folio 44

Cattle Mark

Cropt on the Right yeare wth three slitts into the Crioo & the left yeare underkeeled & a little nicke taken out on the uper side of the Eare & the Eare Cropped

Price / Conditons

assigns right to Sarah Dabb, daughter of John Dabb

Witnesses

John Cowrsey, Mecannackety left his mark (check against Meconnicon)

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value

assigns over right (a gift?)



Seller Name

Morgan

Henery

Buyer Name

Deare

John

Date

5/2/1653

# of Hogs


Registration Date

5/3/1653

# of Cattle

8 cows

Source

LIV 104-105: Liber B fol 29

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

2750 lbs of tobacco and cask "payd by John Deare vnto He"n Morgon to deliuer John Deare A Bill of saell for eight Cowes wch jo: Deare made ouer to Henery Morgan; appears in court record on 3/2/1657 when tobaccoa was paid

Witnesses

George Crouch; Nic Pickard

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Nash

Ann

Buyer Name

Maggison

Abell

Date

6/28/1670

# of Hogs


Registration Date

6/28/1670

# of Cattle

a heifer

Source

LIV 289

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

Price / Conditons

came to court to confirm a former gift of hers in her former husband's life Mr Richard Blunt of a heifer with all her female increase

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Phillips

John

Buyer Name

Hood

John

Date

1652

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

one cow and calf (shows up when bequeathed to his son Robert

Source

LIV 15

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons


Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Richard

William

Buyer Name

Southern

Thomas

Date

4/20/1663

# of Hogs


Registration Date

1/26/1669

# of Cattle

one cow colored brown of Mrs. Mary Conner's proper mark with a red calf by he side

Source

LIV 257

Cattle Mark

Mary Conner's

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

William Pyper, Charles Steward

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Richards

William

Buyer Name

Meconny

Macume

Date

6/9/1660

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

a cow and calf

Source

LIV 215

Cattle Mark

"with the Marke as followeth beinge Browne Coullered with an ender keale on the Right eare the left eare Cropt with a Medll peace taken out of the Crope"

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Willias Hensley, mark of Robert Holton

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Buyer Name

Hill

Amos

Date

9/24/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

11/15/1658

# of Cattle

one Brownish Heifer about a yeare & a halfe old Cropt & underkeeld on the left eare & slitt in the Right Eare"

Source

LIV 143: Liber B folio 44

Cattle Mark

Cropt & underkeeld on the left eare & slitt in the Right Eare"

Price / Conditons

cow delivered to possession of Thomas Hill but sold to Amos Hill w/all future increase

Witnesses

James Ringgold, John Ringgold

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Buyer Name

Ringgold

James (son)

Date

1/27/1657

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

2 heffers

Source

LIV 106; Liber B fol 28

Cattle Mark

A Broune Pied Markt with Two nickes Cut vnder ech eare with A peece standing in The Medell betwene The nickes And The other A blake with a whight Rump And Markt as Afore sd

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Thomas Hinson; James Browne, Gyles Blake

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Buyer Name

Gibson

John

Date

8/1/1657

# of Hogs


Registration Date

8/1/1657

# of Cattle

1 cow and calf

Source

LIV 112; Liber B fol 25

Cattle Mark

one Cooll Blake Cow Markt with an Vnder keell on The left eare And no other Marke; And alsoe a young calfe by her sied

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Thomas Hinson, John Winchester

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Buyer Name

Hill

RUTH

Date

9/15/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

11/15/1658

# of Cattle

"One Redd Cow Comonly called by the name of Ringhorne, & a Redd Cow Calfe by her side with all future increase"

Source

LIV 143: Liber B folio 44

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

gives to Ruth Hill, daughter of Thomas Hill lately deceased

Witnesses

John Morgan, James Ringgold, Ed Copedge

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Ringgold

Thomas

Buyer Name

Hill

Hasidia

Date

10/31/1658

# of Hogs


Registration Date

12/15/1658

# of Cattle

"one Redd Heifer Aged a yeare & three quarters or there abouts marked with a Crop on the left Eare, & underkeele & a slitt in the Right Eare

Source

LIV 152: Liber B folio 49

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

grant & confirm all my right title calin

Witnesses

James Ringgold, John Ringgold

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Ringold

Thomas

Buyer Name

Ringgold

John (son)

Date

1/27/1654

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

one black cow and one yearling steer

Source

LIV 106 Liber B fol 28

Cattle Mark

"one Blake Cow Markt with a Croop on both eares And slett on the left: And one yearlen steer Markt with Two Nickes Cut vnder ech eare with a peece standing in the Medell between The nickes

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Thomas Hinson; Ja Browne; Gyles Blake

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Salter

John

Buyer Name

Lumbar

Rebecca

Date

11/1655

# of Hogs

in exchange for three sowe shotes, One from Mr Weeckes, one from Jn Ringgold, & one from John Deare, the which shotes beeinge growen up to bee of sume Considerable worth & value

Registration Date


# of Cattle

one cow calfe Coloured Broune

Source

LIV 47: Liber A fol 113

Cattle Mark

one Cow Calfe Coloured Broune her mark, the left eare Cropt & a hole, & the Right eare a hole

Price / Conditons

puided tht if the sd Rececka dye . . . beefore her mariadge, that then the sd Calfe & her Increasse, wholly & solly to Redound belonge, & aptaine, to Jane Salter, the wiffe of the sd John Slater, Naturall & Owne mother, to the said Childe, males to John S

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Stope

Elizabeth

Buyer Name

Granger

William

Date

11/20/1661

# of Hogs


Registration Date

3/2/1660

# of Cattle

1 black cow calf

Source

LIV 206

Cattle Mark

cropped on the left ear wtha hole in it and underkeeled on the righ ear with two hunder feet white and a white tip on the tail

Price / Conditons

Granger, the son of William Granger

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Vaughan

Capt. Robert

Buyer Name

Vaughan

Robert his son

Date

12/19/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date

Orphans Court

# of Cattle

A sow pidg which by his emrpouement for him is Rayesed To A Cow The wch Cow hath had 3 bull Calfes: And being That the boys Cow bringeth nothing but maell: he hath promised To The Court to giue his summ A Cow Calfe at The spring

Source

LIV 96: Liber B fol 13

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons


Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Vaughan

Capt. Robert

Buyer Name

Salter

John

Date

10/3/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

1 bull, 1 barren cow and a heiffer with their increase

Source

LIV 91: Liber B fol 10

Cattle Mark

"one broune bull, about three yeares ould, with a swallow taill on the Right eare, & underkeeld on the left eare, with a barren Cow, & a heiffer, off the same mark

Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Marke Benson; Peter Parker

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Vaughan

Robert

Buyer Name

Lumbar

Rebecca

Date

1/1/1656

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

gift of one cow

Source

LIV 47 48

Cattle Mark

One Cow Calfe Coloured Redd - her marke the lefft eare Crpt and a hold, the right eare a hole,

Price / Conditons

a free gift with increase, if Rebecca dies, goes to Jane Salter her natural mother, wife of John Salter; the males to John Salter (father-in law?? to Rebecca)

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Weeks

Walter

Buyer Name

Croutch

George

Date

1/1650

# of Hogs


Registration Date

1/1650

# of Cattle

one or more cattle upon the Island

Source

liv 2; Liber A folio 3-4

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

Weeks of the County of Northumberland "gave a bill of sale"

Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Wetherill

Thomas

Buyer Name

Winchester

Margret

Date

4/15/59

# of Hogs


Registration Date

4/15/59

# of Cattle

one Heifer of two years old w/female increase and Male increase to her husband John Winchester

Source

LIV 161-62

Cattle Mark

Cropt on both Eares, And a piece taken out of the topp of the Right Eare And a piece taken out under the left eare or a halfe square wth a slitt in it, the Coulour blacke browne wth a mealy nose

Price / Conditons


Witnesses


Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

-1

Sale Value

0

Other Value




Seller Name

Wetherill

Thomas

Buyer Name

Dabb

John

Date

2/16/58

# of Hogs


Registration Date

4/16/59

# of Cattle

14 head of cattle, 3 cows, 2 steers of 4 years, 2 steers and 1 bull of 3 years, 6 young cattle of 1 year as well as his plantation he shares with Dabb

Source

LIV 162

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons


Witnesses

Joseph Wickes, John Cowrsey

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value




Seller Name

Winchester (or County)

John (estate of)

Buyer Name

Deare

John

Date

3/6/1669/70

# of Hogs


Registration Date


# of Cattle

10 head of cattle

Source

LIV 284

Cattle Mark


Price / Conditons

do freely acquit and discharge the commissioners of the county of Kent of 10 head of acttle which by order of court was in the possession of John Winchester Sr. late, have received cattle - why is the court involved? Is that because Winchester died?

Witnesses

henry Coursey, Disboro Bennett

Bequest Value

0

Gift Value

0

Sale Value

-1

Other Value






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