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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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who married on September 23, 1824, Susan Car-
oline Applegarth, who married second, on May
8, 1838, Richard Linthicum of Baltimore; Rich-
ard. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. SO-
CIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: Esq., by 1779. PUB-
LIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower HoUSC,

Caroline County, 1786-1787, 1787-1788 (Claims
1, 2), 1791-1792, 1792 (Manufactories), 1793.
LOCAL OFFICE: justice, Caroline County, 1791-
1801. MILITARY SERVICE: 2nd lieutenant in Capt.
Joseph Richardson's Company, 14th Battalion,
Caroline County Militia, commissioned May 24,
1776; 1st lieutenant, Caroline County Militia, by
June 29, 1776; 1st lieutenant, 4th Maryland Bat-
talion of the Flying Camp, commissioned July 17,
1776; captain, Stafford's Company, 14th Battal-
ion, Caroline County Militia, commissioned June
24, 1777, resigned by July 24, 1780; captain, 19th
Regiment, Caroline County Militia, appointed
June 18, 1794, resigned by August 22, 1794.

WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. PERSONAL PROPERTY:

2 slaves, 1783; 15 slaves, 1790; 12 slaves, 1798;
26 slaves, 1800. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: admin-
istration bond dated September 28, 1801, in Car-
oline County; size of estate unknown.

LOOKERMAN (LOOCKERMAN), GOVERT (ca.
1681-1728). BORN: ca. 1681, in Dorchester County;
second son. NATIVE, second generation. RESIDED:
Dorchester County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER:
Jacob Lockerman (1652-1730). MOTHER: either
Elinor or Dorothy. BROTHERS: Jacob (1678-1731);
John (1686-1760); Thomas (?-ca. 1714); and
Nicholas (1697-1771). HALF BROTHER. Thomas.
SISTER: Mary. NEPHEW Jacob Hindman (by 1713-
1766). MARRIED Sarah (1672/73-by 1730), daugh-
ter of Roger Woolford (?-ca. 1701/2) and wife
Mary Denwood. Her brothers were Roger Wool'
ford (1670-1730); Levin (1683-1721); and James
(ca. 1680-1758). Her sisters were Mary (ca. 1663-
?), who married Henry Hooper (ca. 1643-1720);
Elizabeth (1664/65-1739), who married first,
Thomas Ennalls (?-1718), and second, William
Holland (?-1732); Rosannah (1666/67-?); and
Ann (1675-?). Her first cousins were Priscilla
Covington, who married Robert King (1689-1755);
Elizabeth Covington, who married Benjamin Wailes
(?-ca. 1728/29); Sarah Covington (1683-1755),
who married first, Edward Lloyd (1670-1718/19),
and second, James Hollyday (1696- 1747); and
Elizabeth (Betty) Denwood (1674-1736), who
married George Gale (1671-1712). Her niece was
Mary Woolford (?-1780), who married Henry
Waggaman (?-ca. 1761). CHILDREN. SONS. Jacob,

who maried Rosannah, daughter of James Wool-
ford (ca. 1680-1758), granddaughter of Roger
Woolford (?-ca. 1701/2); Covert (?-1753), who
married Anne, widow of James Billings, daughter
of John Rider (1686-1739/40). DAUGHTERS: Sarah,
who married Joseph Cox Gray (?-1764); Eliza-
beth; and Mary (?-ca. 1772), who married first,
Thomas Haskins, and second, Joseph Ennals
(1709-1756), son of Henry Ennalls (1675-1734).
PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate, with cler-
ical Skills. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant.

SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: second genera-
tion burgess; Gent., by 1710. OCCUPATIONAL
PROFILE: planter; officeholder. PUBLIC CAREER.
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Dorchester
County, 1712-1714 (Aggrievances 1; Laws 2-4).
LOCAL OFFICES: sheriff, Dorchester County, 1706-
1708; clerk, Dorchester County, 1710/11-1728;
visitor, Dorchester County Free School, 1723.

WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST ELEC-
TION: over 769 acres. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED, in
1728; inventory made August 18, 1728, in Dor-
chester County. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV,

£316.6.12 current money (including 4 servants and
6 slaves); FB, estate overpaid £14.11.10.

LOOKERMAN (LOOCKERMAN), JACOB

(1652-1730). BORN, in 1652, in New Amsterdam.
IMMIGRATED: in 1677, as a free adult from New
York. RESIDED: in St. Mary's County ca. 1678;
Dorchester County, by 1683. FAMILY BACK-
GROUND. FATHER: Govert Lookerman (?-1671),
who was born in Turnhout, the Netherlands, and
immigrated to New Amsterdam in 1633. He was
chief merchant and Indian trader of New Neth-
erlands, often in partnership with Isaac Allerton,
Pilgrim father; member of elected board of Nine
Selectmen of New Netherlands in the 1640s; owned
a packet boat, The City of Amsterdam. He mar-
ried first, Ariaentje Jans. MOTHER: Marritje. widow
of Thymen Janzen, daughter of Tryn Jansen. HALF
SISTERS: Marritje (1641-?); Jannetie (1643-?).
MARRIED first, Elinor, probably the daughter of
Nicholas Keiting (Ketin) of St. Mary's County.
MARRIED second, Dorothy. CHILDREN. SONS: Ja-
cob (1678-1731), sheriff of Dorchester County
in 1730, who married Magdalen (1679-1739),
widow of James Edmondson (1670-1702),
daughter of John Stevens (?-1692); Govert Look-
erman (ca. 1681-1728); John (1686-1760), who
married first, Mabel Dawson, and second, Mary;
Thomas (?-ca. 1714), who probably died at sea;
Nicholas (1697-1771), who married Sally Emer-
son; and Thomas, who married first, Vienna, and

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