About John Cockshutt
John Cockshutt (b. 1609, d. October 1642)
John Cockshutt was born 1609 in England, and died October 1642 in St. Mary's County, Maryland. He married Jane Hicks.
Notes for John Cockshutt: 28 Oct 1721. Charles Co. Depositions taken regarding a parcel of land lying in Charles Co. containing 170 ac. in possession of Philip Hoskins, Esq., deceased; and upon his death in possession of Oswald Hopkins, now deceased, brother of Bennett Hopkins, a minor. (1) William Thompson, age ca. 66, that John Cockshutt came into this county with his wife and 2 children and had rights for 2200 ac. Cockshutt died before he put up rights in execution. His widow later married Nicholas Causoon, reputed to be a French man, and said widow gave her husband Causoon rights to 1000 ac. of above mentioned land. The remainder she gave to her 2 daughters, Mary and Jane Corkshutt (also referred to as Ann and Jeane). Nicholas Causoon died and left his widow and one son named Ignatius Causoon. Afterwards, his widow married a surveyor, John (or Robert?) Clark and shortly after died. Her son took possession of his father's lands. This deponent was married to Bennett Hoskins mother's sister and has a tract of land lying contigous. (Liber CL, p. 706).
Abstracts of CHANCERY COURT RECORDS of Maryland, 1669-1782, Debbie Hooper, Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD 21157, 1996.
Page 48: 1641 John Cockshoot was a skilled Joiner and he married Jane Hicks born 1612 in England. John Cockshoot died in October or November of 1642. Jane Hicks (Cockshoot) was 30 years old at this time. she remarried a 2nd time to Nicholas Causine a Frenchman, Nicholas Causine 2nd husband of Jane Hicks (Cockshoot) died 26 February 1653/54, she married a third time to Robert Clarke the Surveyor. Jane Hicks Cockshoot Causine Clarke died in 1662..
Excerpts from "Early Settlers of Maryland" - Gust Skordas page 96 and 97 Cockshoot, Jane ABH 59 Wife of John. Immigrated 1641. In the next year she appears a widow, married Nicholas Causen prior to 1648. (ABH, to]. 22). Cockshoot, Jane 2 506-507 Widow of John. Married Nicholas Causine.
Cockshott, John 1 24 Immigrated 1641 with wife and others. Deceased 1642. Cockshott, Jane 1 24 Transported 1641. Wife of John. Cockshot, Jane ABH 22,59 Transported 1641. Probably daughter of John. Cockshot, John ABH 22,59 Immigrated 1641. (ABH fol.207). Cockshot, Mary ABH 22, 59 Transported 1641. Daughter of John. Cockshott, Mary 1 24 Transported 1641.
John Cockshoot located himself and his family in St.,. Ignoes in 1641 in St. Michael's Hundred. Children of John Cockshoot and Jane Hicks Mary Cockshoot born 1638, married Henry Adams 16 August 1658 the deposition of Mary Adams aged 21 years old or thearabouts sworn & Examined this 16th day of August 1658. mentions step father Nicholas Cuasine and sister Jane Cockshoot, & her brother Ignatius & Nicholas Cuasine.
(Mary Cockshoot married Henry Adams) (Jane Cockshoot the daughter married later married Thomas Mathews.) Daughter Jane Cockshoot was not married at the time of John's death.
More About John Cockshutt: Record Change: June 03, 2004
Children of John Cockshutt and Jane Hicks are:
+Jane Cockshutt, b. Abt. 1640, England, d. April 24, 1693, Charles County, Maryland.