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Proceedings of the County Court of Charles County, 1658-1666
Volume 53, Page 30   View pdf image (33K)
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                  30     Charles County Court Proceedings, 1658-1662.

             Liber A    26 January Ao 1658 and Suppaenes to the Sheriffe to warne Chris
                   topher Russel Richard Dod and Marie Dod John Ashbrooke Roase
                   Ashbrooke Anne hundlie, Anne Gey, and a Sommons for Mr John
                   Hatch to testifie in ditto caussa for ditto Strantton and for ditto
                   turner for Walter Ges, Robert Wilson, John Ashbrook, Margeret
                   Pearce to testifie in ditto Caussa for Ditto Turner Retur: ut Supra

               At A Court held in Charleses Countie the 26th of Januarie Ao 1658
                      Josias Fendall Esq & Goü
                         Mr John Hatch Commissioners  Mr James Walker
                         Mr Robert HundlyMr John Ginkins

                     To the worshipful commissioners of Charleses Countie the hum
                   petitione of Lucie stratton most humblie Sheweth that whearas Mr
                   Arthur Turner got A Child by your Petitioner as by his owne con
                   fessione your Petitioner can we! euidence and now deniing mayntain
                   nance for the sayd Child your Petitioner hath entered her Sute
                   humblie beseeching your worships woold pleas to take it into your
                   considerationes (knowing your petitioner hath airedi undergon the
                   law) and order that the Sayd Turner may take order for the main
                   taining of the Child so as your worships shal best in your wisdomes
                   thinck fit, and your Petitioner as in dutie bound shah euer pray &c

             [p. 35]    Lucie Stratton Plantiue ithe Plantiue Aresting the defendant in
                   Mr Arther Turner Defendant an actione of the Case which Case
                  Shee expounded to bee for mayntaynnance for a Child which Shee
                   allegeth the defendant begot of her which the defendant denied,
                   whearupon Shee desiered that wear thear Suppaened by her request
                   mought bee Sworne in open Court which granted her

                     John Ashbrooke Sworne in open Court at the request of Lucie
                   Stratton in a differance between the Sayd Stratton and Mr Arthur
                   Turner Swareth that when Mr Arthur Turner came to this Deponant
                   house the 25th of October last past hee Sat him downe by the table,
                   & this Deponants wife Sukling her owne Child upon the left breast,
                   the Sayd Turner Sitting by Sayd unto this Deponants wife, Roase I
                   See thow hast good Store I Sir Replyed this Deponants wife So I
                   haue I thancke God for it whearupone the Sayd Turner Sayd hee had
                   a Child that wanted it to which this deponant Sayd, Sir if in Case
                   you haue I coold wish it had as much as my wife coold Spaer it,
                   whearupon the Sayd Turner Sayd that hee came upon that account
                   vidz to her to nurse the Sayd Child whearupon this Deponant Re
                   plyed that if in case hee or his wife coold doo him any Curtesey thay
                   woold doo him any good that lay in them the Sayd Turner walking
                   up and downe the house and talking somthing concerning Lucie
                   Stratton hee Sayd that hee thaught in his Conscience that the Child

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