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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1683
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At A County Cort helld the 13th Day of November in the eight year of the Dominion of the Rt honrble
Charles over Maryland &c Annoq Dom 1683 before his Lopps: Justices thereunto appointed
Colll William Colebourne
Capta Henry Smith
present mr William Brereton Commrs
mr Thomas Newbold
major Ambrose London
This day the Sherife of this County brought before the Cort the grand
Jury of Enquest for the body of this County whose names are
as ffolloweth yt were Sworn vizt
Capta: Wm Colebourne fforeman: William Winslowe
Stephen Costen John Browne
Donam Olandman John Parker
Daniell Hast Richard Jefferson
Jeremiah Hook Robert Willson
Grand Enquest Robert Catlin Junr Nehemiah Covington Grand Enquest
Thomas Shanck John Moore fferreman
Robert Johnson Mathew Dorman
Stephen Horsey John Harris
George Downes Henry Hudson
Samll Jackson Thomas Cottingham
The Grand Jury having recd theire Chardge Goe forth: And on the 14th: day of the said month of nov
Annoq Dom: they appear & being Called by theire names & asked whether they were agreed they Said
Yea And the Clerke bid them deliver theire presentment to y Cort: wch upon delivery of them y Clerke Said
you are Content the Courte Shall amend formes alltering matter of noe Substance in these bills you
have ffound wch they allowed Presentmts as fflolloweth, ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Edward Price of this County for the entertaining of John Kempe & fflorence Mecuom Servts to Capta: John
Winder from Munday the 12th of March 1681/2 til Sunday following, ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Jane Gessell Servant to John Cropper for bearing a bastard Chilld about June last ~ ~ ~ ~
Chocoho an Indian belonging to the King of Copomco for hogstealing discovered about the last of march 1683
Matcha An Indian Comonly Called Dick belonging to y king of Tondetank for hogstealing ~ ~ ~
Peter Whaples & Henry Phillips for falsly reporting that Tho: Shancks wife was delivered of A negro or mullato Chilld
Mathew Baker Servant to John Bossman for bearing a bastard Chilld about the first of August 1683
Margarett Hall Servt to Thomas Hobbs for bearing a bastard Chilld about the first of May 1683
Elizabeth Williams Servt to Jacob Waring for bearing Two bastard Chilldren about the first of Aprill 1683
Christopher Nutter & Wm ffurnace being Summoned to be of y Grand Jury & not appearing
Anne Vine ffor Comeing with William Vine pretending he was her husband but afterwards disowned
each other and did relate that he was none of her husband for his name was William Massy though
they lived together as man & wife now the Said Anne Living at Wm Elmes Leading an Sole Life
Thomas Jones Charles Courteny at y Same house Robert Devie at the Same house Emanuell Collo Colebournes
Negro Joseph Night his Servt Wm Lewis Living at the Same house: John Roch Senr: John Roch Junr: Wm Grom
Living at John Roch: Wm: Jenckins: Thomas Wood: ffrancis Martin: John Hill: Nathaniell Evans &
Wm: Hart: for not appearing to work on Clearing the highwaies being Summoned by John Kirke on of his Lopps
overseers In Annamessex hundred ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Signed by Capta Wm Colebourne foremann
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Ordered that these ffollowing persons be Constables And that they be Sworne before Some magistrate
Robert Collier Constable for nanticoke hundred
Phillip Askewe for Wiccocomoco hundred
George Mitchell for Manny hundred
Miles Grey for Manoakin hundred Constables
Danack Dennis for Anamessex hundred
Teague Riggen for Pokomoke hundred
Mathew Scarbrough for Mattapeny hundred
John Smock for Boquetenorten hundred

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