William Edward Waters1

M, b. circa 1804
FatherEdward Mariott (85) Waters1 b. 19 Mar 1773
MotherHannah 'Henny' Cottman1 b. c 1785
ChartsDescendants of William Andrews (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Thomas Harmanson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Edward Waters (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1804William Edward Waters was born circa 1804 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 May 1811William was named in his grandmother's will on 7 May 1811 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as grandson William Edward Waters in the will of Bridget Cottman.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 49 (will of Bridget Cottman).

Susan Jane Waters1

F, b. circa 1806
FatherEdward Mariott (85) Waters1 b. 19 Mar 1773
MotherHannah 'Henny' Cottman1 b. c 1785
ChartsDescendants of William Andrews (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Thomas Harmanson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Edward Waters (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited27 Feb 2017
Birth*circa 1806Susan Jane Waters was born circa 1806 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 May 1811Susan was named in her grandmother's will on 7 May 1811 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as granddaughter Susan Jane Waters in the will of Bridget Cottman.1 
Marriage*13 August 1834She married Dr. Lemuel Yerby on 13 August 1834 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Dr. Lemuel Yerby and Susan Jane Waters.2 
Married Name13 August 1834 As of 13 August 1834,her married name was Yerby. 

Family

Dr. Lemuel Yerby b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 49 (will of Bridget Cottman).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Mary Hayward Waters1

F, b. circa 1808
FatherEdward Mariott (85) Waters1 b. 19 Mar 1773
MotherHannah 'Henny' Cottman1 b. c 1785
ChartsDescendants of William Andrews (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Thomas Harmanson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Edward Waters (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1808Mary Hayward Waters was born circa 1808 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 May 1811Mary was named in her grandmother's will on 7 May 1811 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as granddaughter Mary Hayward Waters in the will of Bridget Cottman.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 49 (will of Bridget Cottman).

John Cottman Waters1

M, b. circa 1810
FatherEdward Mariott (85) Waters1 b. 19 Mar 1773
MotherHannah 'Henny' Cottman1 b. c 1785
ChartsDescendants of William Andrews (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of William Andrews (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Descendants of Thomas Harmanson (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Thomas Harmanson (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Descendants of Edward Waters (Ancient Planter) (#1)
Descendants of Edward Waters (Ancient Planter) (#2)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter) (#1)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter) (#2)
Last Edited27 Feb 2017
Birth*circa 1810John Cottman Waters was born circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 May 1811John was named in his grandmother's will on 7 May 1811 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as grandson John Cottman Waters in the will of Bridget Cottman.1 
Will - Uncle's*2 March 1816John was named in his uncle's will on 2 March 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as John Cottman Waters in the will of John Cottman, wife Biddy.2 
Marriage*27 January 1840He married Harriet Corbin Waters, daughter of John (90) Waters and Elizabeth Corbin, on 27 January 1840 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John Waters and Harriet Waters.3 

Family

Harriet Corbin Waters b. 27 Feb 1820

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 49 (will of Bridget Cottman).
  2. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 60 (will of John Cottman, wife Biddy).
  3. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Capt. William Cottman1

M, b. 14 October 1743, d. before 30 January 1816
FatherRichard Cottman2 b. c 1722
MotherAnn Cooper2 b. c 1720
Last Edited9 Dec 2013
Birth*14 October 1743Capt. William Cottman was born on 14 October 1743 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?) circa 1775.1 
Will - Extr9 April 1797Capt. William Cottman was named as the executor of a will on 9 April 1797 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Thomas Collins named friends John Holbrook Extr and Capt. William Cottman and Thomas Fountain trustees.3 
Will - Extr*19 March 1805He was named as the executor of a will on 19 March 1805 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Capt. William Cottman & Levin Farrington were named Extrs to the will of William Cottman.4 
Land sold*15 April 1807He sold land on 15 April 1807 at Somerset Co, MD. Levin Farrington, William Cottman and Lazarus Cottman sold Andrew Adams all the land of William Cottman, dec'd, as requested by his will. No tract names or acreages were shown.5 
Will - Extr18 April 1807He was named as the executor of a will on 18 April 1807 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Capt. William Cottman and John Stewart of Manokin were named Extrs in the will of Thomas Hamilton.6 
Land sold*3 November 1807He sold land on 3 November 1807 at tract Edinburgh, West Princess Anne District, Somerset Co, MD. William Cottman and John Stewart trustees of Thomas Hamilton to sell 572 3/4 acres of this tract to Thomas Byrd.7 
Land sold13 September 1808He sold land on 13 September 1808 at tract Edinburgh, West Princess Anne District, Somerset Co, MD. William Cottman and John Stewart Extrs of Thomas Hamilton sold 652 1/4 acres of this tract to John Gould.7 
Will - Witnessed*7 May 1811William witnessed a will on 7 May 1811 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Cottman & Levin Walter witnessed the will of Bridget Cottman, who named several Waters grandchildren. He also left lands on Wicomico Creek bought of George Dashiell to a grandson William Collins.8 
Will*13 November 1815William made a will on 13 November 1815 at Somerset Co, MD. To wife Jane, Extr. to daughter Henrietta Dashiell Cottman. To grandson William H. Bell. Witt: John Woolford, George Dashiell & Joseph Cottman.1 
Death*before 30 January 1816He died before 30 January 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?) b. c 1750, d. b 30 Jul 1816
Marriage*circa 1775He married Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?) circa 1775.1 
Children 1.Ann Maria Cottman+9 b. c 1790, d. b 3 Aug 1822
 2.Araminta Matilda Cottman9 b. c 1792, d. b 13 Aug 1822
 3.Henrietta Dashiell Cottman1 b. c 1795
 4.Charlotte Cottman9 b. c 1797
 5.Nancy G. Cottman9 b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 59 (will of William Cottman, wife Jane).
  2. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 128 (Stepney Parish).
  3. [S1053] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 7, 1788-1799, p. 47 (will of Thomas Collins, wife unnamed).
  4. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 24 (will of William Cottman, brother Lazarus Cottman).
  5. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 46 (tract Beech Ridge).
  6. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 30 (will of Thomas Hamilton).
  7. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 145 (tract Edinburgh).
  8. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 49 (will of Bridget Cottman).
  9. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).

Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?)1

F, b. circa 1750, d. before 30 July 1816
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1750Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?) was born circa 1750 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1775She married Capt. William Cottman, son of Richard Cottman and Ann Cooper, circa 1775.1 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Cottman. 
Will - Husb's*13 November 1815Jane was named in her husband's will on 13 November 1815 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as wife Jane and named Extr in the will of William Cottman.1 
Will*2 July 1816Jane made a will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. To daughters Anna H. Bell & Arminta M. Cottman plantation on the south side of Wicomico Creek. To daughters Charlotte and Nancy C. Cottman land on north side of Wicomico Creek. Mentions Mr. Benjamin Dashiell and place purchased of William Bereton formerly purchased of Fitz Waters. To granddaughter Jane D. Bell. Mrs. Jane Stewart of Princess Anne, Mr. John Stewart of Princess Anne and Mr. John H. Bell Extrs. Witt: Joseph Cottman, Jane Cottman & George A. Dashiell.2 
Death*before 30 July 1816She died before 30 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was probated.2 

Family

Capt. William Cottman b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816
Children 1.Ann Maria Cottman+2 b. c 1790, d. b 3 Aug 1822
 2.Araminta Matilda Cottman2 b. c 1792, d. b 13 Aug 1822
 3.Henrietta Dashiell Cottman1 b. c 1795
 4.Charlotte Cottman2 b. c 1797
 5.Nancy G. Cottman2 b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 59 (will of William Cottman, wife Jane).
  2. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).

Henrietta Dashiell Cottman1

F, b. circa 1795
FatherCapt. William Cottman1 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816
MotherJane Dashiell (Dashiell?)1 b. c 1750, d. b 30 Jul 1816
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1795Henrietta Dashiell Cottman was born circa 1795 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*13 November 1815Henrietta was named in her father's will on 13 November 1815 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Henrietta Dashiell Cottman in the will of William Cottman, wife Jane.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 59 (will of William Cottman, wife Jane).

Ann Maria Cottman1

F, b. circa 1790, d. before 3 August 1822
FatherCapt. William Cottman1 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816
MotherJane Dashiell (Dashiell?)1 b. c 1750, d. b 30 Jul 1816
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1790Ann Maria Cottman was born circa 1790 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*3 May 1808She married John H. Bell on 3 May 1808 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Bell and Ann Maria Cottman.2 
Married Name3 May 1808 As of 3 May 1808,her married name was Bell. 
Will - Mother's*2 July 1816Ann was named in her mother's will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Anna H. Bell in the will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek.1 
Death*before 3 August 1822She died before 3 August 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as my dec'd sister Maria Bell in the will of Araminta Matilda Adams.3 

Family

John H. Bell b. c 1785
Children 1.Jane D. Bell1 b. c 1810
 2.William H. (of John H.) Bell4 b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  3. [S2161] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 4, 1820-1837, p. 11 (will of Araminta Matilda Adams).
  4. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 59 (will of William Cottman, wife Jane).

John H. Bell1

M, b. circa 1785
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1785John H. Bell was born circa 1785 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*3 May 1808He married Ann Maria Cottman, daughter of Capt. William Cottman and Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?), on 3 May 1808 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Bell and Ann Maria Cottman.1 
Will - Mother-in-law*2 July 1816John was named in his mother-in-law's will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Mr. John H. Bell and named as one of the Extrs in the will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek.2 

Family

Ann Maria Cottman b. c 1790, d. b 3 Aug 1822
Children 1.Jane D. Bell2 b. c 1810
 2.William H. (of John H.) Bell3 b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).
  3. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 59 (will of William Cottman, wife Jane).

Araminta Matilda Cottman1

F, b. circa 1792, d. before 13 August 1822
FatherCapt. William Cottman2 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816
MotherJane Dashiell (Dashiell?)2 b. c 1750, d. b 30 Jul 1816
Last Edited29 Jan 2019
Birth*circa 1792Araminta Matilda Cottman was born circa 1792 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Mother's*2 July 1816Araminta was named in her mother's will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Arminta M. Cottman in the will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek.2 
Married Name11 October 1821 As of 11 October 1821,her married name was Adams.1 
Marriage*11 October 1821She married John Howard Adams, son of Samuel(?) Adams and Leah (-----), on 11 October 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Adams and Araminta Matilda Cottman.1 
Married Name11 October 1821 As of 11 October 1821,her married name was Adams. 
Will - Husb's*17 November 1821Araminta was named in her husband's will on 17 November 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John H. Adams gave to mother Leah Disharoon (in Princess Anne). To wife Araminta M. and unborn child. To sister Henrietta Brown. To brother Henry. To sister Susan Whitelocks children. Witt: Zadoc Quay Copeland, Geo. I. Jones & George Handy.3 
Will*3 August 1822Araminta made a will on 3 August 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. To sisters Nancy Cottman, Charlotte Ballard. To children of my dec'd sister Maria Bell. Mentions grave of dec'd husband. To Elizabeth Woolford, William Wickes, Sarah Done, Mary Done & Juliet Done. To John Woolford Extr. Witt: John A. Anderson, Benjamin J. Handy & Sarah M. Done.4 
Death*before 13 August 1822She died before 13 August 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was probated.4 

Family

John Howard Adams b. c 1774, d. b 3 Jan 1822
Marriage*11 October 1821She married John Howard Adams, son of Samuel(?) Adams and Leah (-----), on 11 October 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Adams and Araminta Matilda Cottman.1 

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).
  3. [S2161] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 4, 1820-1837, p. 8 (will of John H. Adams).
  4. [S2161] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 4, 1820-1837, p. 11 (will of Araminta Matilda Adams).

Charlotte Cottman1

F, b. circa 1797
FatherCapt. William Cottman1 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816
MotherJane Dashiell (Dashiell?)1 b. c 1750, d. b 30 Jul 1816
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1797Charlotte Cottman was born circa 1797 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Mother's*2 July 1816Charlotte was named in her mother's will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Charlotte Cottman in the will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek.1 
Marriage*31 January 1821She married Levin W. Ballard on 31 January 1821.2 
Married Name31 January 1821 As of 31 January 1821,her married name was Ballard. 
Will - Sister's*3 August 1822Charlotte was named in her sister's will on 3 August 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of Araminta Matilda Adams named sisters Nancy Cottman and Charlotte Ballard.3 

Family

Levin W. Ballard b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  3. [S2161] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 4, 1820-1837, p. 11 (will of Araminta Matilda Adams).

Nancy G. Cottman1

F, b. circa 1800
FatherCapt. William Cottman1 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816
MotherJane Dashiell (Dashiell?)1 b. c 1750, d. b 30 Jul 1816
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1800Nancy G. Cottman was born circa 1800 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Mother's*2 July 1816Nancy was named in her mother's will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Nancy G. Cottman in the will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek.1 
Will - Sister's*3 August 1822Nancy was named in her sister's will on 3 August 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of Araminta Matilda Adams named sisters Nancy Cottman and Charlotte Ballard.2 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).
  2. [S2161] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 4, 1820-1837, p. 11 (will of Araminta Matilda Adams).

Jane D. Bell1

F, b. circa 1810
FatherJohn H. Bell1 b. c 1785
MotherAnn Maria Cottman1 b. c 1790, d. b 3 Aug 1822
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1810Jane D. Bell was born circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*2 July 1816Jane was named in her grandmother's will on 2 July 1816 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as granddaughter Jane D. Bell in the will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 62 (will of Jane Cottman, Wicomico Creek).

William H. (of John H.) Bell1

M, b. circa 1812
FatherJohn H. Bell1 b. c 1785
MotherAnn Maria Cottman1 b. c 1790, d. b 3 Aug 1822
Last Edited15 Nov 2015
Birth*circa 1812William H. (of John H.) Bell was born circa 1812 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grfath's*13 November 1815William was named in his grandfather's will on 13 November 1815 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as grandson William H. Bell in the will of William Cottman, wife Jane.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 59 (will of William Cottman, wife Jane).

Margaret B. Cottman1

F, b. circa 1802
FatherLazarus Cottman1 b. 14 Jan 1766, d. 20 Aug 1842
MotherElizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop1 b. c 1780
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1802Margaret B. Cottman was born circa 1802 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 March 1812Margaret was named in her grandmother's will on 7 March 1812 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of Margaret Cottman named grandchildren William S.B. Cottman, James S. Cottman, Margaret B. Cottman, Elizabeth Cottman, Esther Huff Cottman and Mary Cottman of son Lazarus Cottman.1 
Marriage*15 July 1818She married John Chapman on 15 July 1818 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John Chapman and Margaret B. Cottman.2 
Married Name15 July 1818 As of 15 July 1818,her married name was Chapman. 

Family

John Chapman b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 47 (will of Margaret Cottman).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

William Smith Bishop Cottman1

M, b. 20 November 1798, d. 14 August 1857
FatherLazarus Cottman2 b. 14 Jan 1766, d. 20 Aug 1842
MotherElizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop2 b. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*20 November 1798William Smith Bishop Cottman was born on 20 November 1798 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 March 1812William was named in his grandmother's will on 7 March 1812 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of Margaret Cottman named grandchildren William S.B. Cottman, James S. Cottman, Margaret B. Cottman, Elizabeth Cottman, Esther Huff Cottman and Mary Cottman of son Lazarus Cottman.2 
Marriage*27 November 1822He married Elizabeth Chaille Handy, daughter of John Custis Handy and Elizabeth Chaille, on 27 November 1822 at Sandy Hill, Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William S.B. Cottman and Elizabeth G. Handy.3 
Census head*1850William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1850 at 3rd District, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as William S. Cottman the head of HH#2, a 54 year old farmer. Listed with him was Elizabeth G. Cottman, age 49 and William Cottman, a 21 year old boatman.4 
Death*14 August 1857He died on 14 August 1857 at age 58.1 
Burial*William was buried at All Hallows Protestant Episcopal Church Cemetery, Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD. His tombstone shows him as William Smith Bishop Cottman, 20 Nov 1798 - 14 Aug 1857.1 

Family

Elizabeth Chaille Handy b. 13 Jan 1801, d. 28 May 1871
Children 1.Elizabeth Bishop Chaille Cottman5 b. 18 Apr 1824
 2.John Custis Handy Cottman5 b. 26 Apr 1826, d. 25 Jan 1858
 3.William Cottman+5 b. 2 Jun 1828, d. 29 Sep 1908

Citations

  1. [S591] Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Worcester County, Maryland.
  2. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 47 (will of Margaret Cottman).
  3. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  4. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  5. [S1956] Isaac W.K. Handy, Handy Family (Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred), p. 422-423 (Elizabeth Chaille Handy).

Joseph S. Cottman1

M, b. circa 1790
FatherWilliam Cottman (s/o Joseph)1 b. 27 Oct 1763, d. b 16 Apr 1805
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1770
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1790Joseph S. Cottman was born circa 1790 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 March 1812Joseph was named in his grandmother's will on 7 March 1812 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of Margaret Cottman named grandchildren Joseph S. and Sally Cottman of William.1 
Will - Uncle's*20 August 1842Joseph was named in his uncle's will on 20 August 1842 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as nephew Joseph S. Cottman and named Extr in the will of Lazarus Cottman.2 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 47 (will of Margaret Cottman).
  2. [S2233] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 5, 1837-1859, p. 19 (will of Lazarus Cottman, nephew Joseph S. Cottman, Extr).

Sally Cottman1

F, b. circa 1792
FatherWilliam Cottman (s/o Joseph)1 b. 27 Oct 1763, d. b 16 Apr 1805
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1770
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1792Sally Cottman was born circa 1792 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grmoth's*7 March 1812Sally was named in her grandmother's will on 7 March 1812 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of Margaret Cottman named grandchildren Joseph S. and Sally Cottman of William.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 47 (will of Margaret Cottman).

Ann (-----)1

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited9 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1770Ann (-----) was born circa 1770 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Marriage*circa 1785She married William Cottman (s/o Joseph), son of Joseph Cottman and Margaret Hayward (Hayward?), circa 1785.2 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Cottman. 

Family

William Cottman (s/o Joseph) b. 27 Oct 1763, d. b 16 Apr 1805
Children 1.Eliza Cottman3 b. c 1788
 2.Joseph S. Cottman b. c 1790
 3.Sally Cottman b. c 1792

Citations

  1. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 102 (tract Costons Vineyard).
  2. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 47 (will of Margaret Cottman).
  3. [S1053] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 7, 1788-1799, p. 25 (will of Joseph Cottman, wife Margaret).

George Kibble1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 19 August 1817
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1750George Kibble was born circa 1750 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1790He married Rosey (-----) circa 1790 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will*5 May 1817George made a will on 5 May 1817 at Somerset Co, MD. To 4 children Beddy Cottman, Henny Kibble, James Kibble & Alexander Kibble. Land purchased of Samuel Holbrook and land called Cowells Quarter to be sold. To wife Rosey Extr. Friend George Jones of Robert Extr. Witt: John Morris, William Kibble & William Collins.1 
Death*before 19 August 1817He died before 19 August 1817 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

Rosey (-----) b. c 1770
Children 1.Bridget 'Biddy' Kibble1 b. c 1795
 2.Henny Kibble1 b. c 1798
 3.James Kibble1 b. c 1800
 4.Alexander Kibble1 b. c 1802

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 66 (will of George Kibble, wife Rosey).

Rosey (-----)1

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1770Rosey (-----) was born circa 1770 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1790She married George Kibble circa 1790 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1790 As of circa 1790,her married name was Kibble. 
Will - Husb's*5 May 1817Rosey was named in her husband's will on 5 May 1817 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as wife Rosey and named Extr in the will of George Kibble.1 

Family

George Kibble b. c 1750, d. b 19 Aug 1817
Children 1.Bridget 'Biddy' Kibble1 b. c 1795
 2.Henny Kibble1 b. c 1798
 3.James Kibble1 b. c 1800
 4.Alexander Kibble1 b. c 1802

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 66 (will of George Kibble, wife Rosey).

James Kibble1

M, b. circa 1800
FatherGeorge Kibble1 b. c 1750, d. b 19 Aug 1817
MotherRosey (-----)1 b. c 1770
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1800James Kibble was born circa 1800 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*5 May 1817James was named in his father's will on 5 May 1817 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of George Kibble named children Beddy Cottman, Henny Kibble, James Kibble & Alexander Kibble.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 66 (will of George Kibble, wife Rosey).

Henny Kibble1

F, b. circa 1798
FatherGeorge Kibble1 b. c 1750, d. b 19 Aug 1817
MotherRosey (-----)1 b. c 1770
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1798Henny Kibble was born circa 1798 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*5 May 1817Henny was named in her father's will on 5 May 1817 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of George Kibble named children Beddy Cottman, Henny Kibble, James Kibble & Alexander Kibble.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 66 (will of George Kibble, wife Rosey).

Alexander Kibble1

M, b. circa 1802
FatherGeorge Kibble1 b. c 1750, d. b 19 Aug 1817
MotherRosey (-----)1 b. c 1770
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1802Alexander Kibble was born circa 1802 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*5 May 1817Alexander was named in his father's will on 5 May 1817 at Somerset Co, MD. The will of George Kibble named children Beddy Cottman, Henny Kibble, James Kibble & Alexander Kibble.1 

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 66 (will of George Kibble, wife Rosey).

John Howard Adams1

M, b. circa 1774, d. before 3 January 1822
FatherSamuel(?) Adams2 b. c 1750
MotherLeah (-----)2 b. c 1755, d. b 3 Oct 1843
Last Edited30 Jan 2019
Birth*circa 1774John Howard Adams was born circa 1774 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Brother's*13 April 1796John was named in his brother's will on 13 April 1796 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will James Adams instructed his Extrs to sell tract Double Purchase to pay mortgage. To daughter, an unnamed infant. To sister Eleanor Lawes, wife of Thomas. To brother John Adams. To sister Prissey Adams to care for my daughter and to be Extr. Thomas Laws Extr. Witt: Thomas Hamilton, Sarah Disharoon & Richard Bounds.3 
Land bought*4 July 1797He bought land on 4 July 1797 at Lot 12, Princess Anne Town, Somerset Co, MD. Thomas Denwood Woolford sold to John Howard Adams.1 
Land sold*22 July 1799He sold land on 22 July 1799 at Lot 12, Princess Anne Town, Somerset Co, MD. John Howard Adams sold to George Wilson Jackson.1 
Land bought27 March 1804He bought land on 27 March 1804 at Lot (no #), Princess Anne Town, Somerset Co, MD. George Wilson Jackson sold to John Howard Adams.1 
Land sold27 March 1804He sold land on 27 March 1804 at Lot (no #), Princess Anne Town, Somerset Co, MD. John Howard Adams sold to George W. Jackson and John H. Anderson, 1 acre, 6 perches.1 
Court - namd in suit*after 26 June 1805He was named in a lawsuit after 26 June 1805 at Somerset Co, MD. Parker Selby, constable, sold to Revel Horsey 1/5th part of house and lot in Princess Anne Town, per suit of John Wilkins against Samuel Adams and suit of Leah Adams, admrx of John H. Adams dec'd, regarding land of Samuel Adams, that Heber Whittington once had.4 
Marriage*11 October 1821He married Araminta Matilda Cottman, daughter of Capt. William Cottman and Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?), on 11 October 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Adams and Araminta Matilda Cottman.5 
Will*17 November 1821John made a will on 17 November 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will John H. Adams gave to mother Leah Disharoon (in Princess Anne). To wife Araminta M. and unborn child. To sister Henrietta Brown. To brother Henry. To sister Susan Whitelocks children. Witt: Zadoc Quay Copeland, Geo. I. Jones & George Handy.2 
Death*before 3 January 1822He died before 3 January 1822 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Family

Araminta Matilda Cottman b. c 1792, d. b 13 Aug 1822
Marriage*11 October 1821He married Araminta Matilda Cottman, daughter of Capt. William Cottman and Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?), on 11 October 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Adams and Araminta Matilda Cottman.5 

Citations

  1. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 39 (Lot 12 in Princess Anne Town).
  2. [S2161] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book JP 4, 1820-1837, p. 8 (will of John H. Adams).
  3. [S1053] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 7, 1788-1799, p. 40 (will of James Adams).
  4. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 44 (Lot, no #, in Princess Anne Town).
  5. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Levin W. Ballard1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited5 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1800Levin W. Ballard was born circa 1800 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*31 January 1821He married Charlotte Cottman, daughter of Capt. William Cottman and Jane Dashiell (Dashiell?), on 31 January 1821.1 

Family

Charlotte Cottman b. c 1797

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Elizabeth Chaille Handy1

F, b. 13 January 1801, d. 28 May 1871
FatherJohn Custis Handy2 b. 28 Sep 1768, d. 31 Aug 1840
MotherElizabeth Chaille2 b. 1770, d. c May 1840
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited14 May 2016
Birth*13 January 1801Elizabeth Chaille Handy was born on 13 January 1801 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*27 November 1822She married William Smith Bishop Cottman, son of Lazarus Cottman and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop, on 27 November 1822 at Sandy Hill, Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William S.B. Cottman and Elizabeth G. Handy.3 
Married Name27 November 1822 As of 27 November 1822,her married name was Cottman. 
Census w/husband*1850Elizabeth was listed with her husband in the census of 1850 at 3rd District, Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as Elizabeth G. Cottman, age 49 in HH#2 headed by William S. Cottman, a 54 year old farmer.4 
Death*28 May 1871She died on 28 May 1871 at age 70.1 

Family

William Smith Bishop Cottman b. 20 Nov 1798, d. 14 Aug 1857
Children 1.Elizabeth Bishop Chaille Cottman5 b. 18 Apr 1824
 2.John Custis Handy Cottman5 b. 26 Apr 1826, d. 25 Jan 1858
 3.William Cottman+5 b. 2 Jun 1828, d. 29 Sep 1908

Citations

  1. [S1956] Isaac W.K. Handy, Handy Family (Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred), p. 422 (Elizabeth Chaille Handy).
  2. [S1028] Isaac W.K. Handy, Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred, p. 199 (1.4.1.1.1. John Custis Handy).
  3. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  4. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  5. [S1956] Isaac W.K. Handy, Handy Family (Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred), p. 422-423 (Elizabeth Chaille Handy).

Elizabeth Bishop Chaille Cottman1

F, b. 18 April 1824
FatherWilliam Smith Bishop Cottman1 b. 20 Nov 1798, d. 14 Aug 1857
MotherElizabeth Chaille Handy1 b. 13 Jan 1801, d. 28 May 1871
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*18 April 1824Elizabeth Bishop Chaille Cottman was born on 18 April 1824 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*7 November 1843She married William T.J. Purnell on 7 November 1843 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Married Name7 November 1843 As of 7 November 1843,her married name was Purnell. 

Family

William T.J. Purnell b. c 1820

Citations

  1. [S1956] Isaac W.K. Handy, Handy Family (Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred), p. 422-423 (Elizabeth Chaille Handy).
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

John Custis Handy Cottman1

M, b. 26 April 1826, d. 25 January 1858
FatherWilliam Smith Bishop Cottman1 b. 20 Nov 1798, d. 14 Aug 1857
MotherElizabeth Chaille Handy1 b. 13 Jan 1801, d. 28 May 1871
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*26 April 1826John Custis Handy Cottman was born on 26 April 1826 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*25 January 1858He died on 25 January 1858 at Arizona at age 31.1 

Citations

  1. [S1956] Isaac W.K. Handy, Handy Family (Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred), p. 422-423 (Elizabeth Chaille Handy).

William Cottman1

M, b. 2 June 1828, d. 29 September 1908
FatherWilliam Smith Bishop Cottman1 b. 20 Nov 1798, d. 14 Aug 1857
MotherElizabeth Chaille Handy1 b. 13 Jan 1801, d. 28 May 1871
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*2 June 1828William Cottman was born on 2 June 1828 at Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD.1,2 
Census w/parents*1850William was listed with his parents in the census of 1850 at 3rd District, Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as William Cottman, a 21 year old boatman in HH#2 headed by William S. Cottman, a 54 year old farmer.3 
Marriage*13 June 1859He married Elizabeth A. Ballard on 13 June 1859 at Somerset Co, MD.4 
Death*29 September 1908William Cottman died on 29 September 1908 at age 80.2 
Burial*William was buried at All Hallows Protestant Episcopal Church Cemetery, Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD. His tombstone shows him as William Cottman, 2 Jun 1828 - 29 Sep 1908.2 

Family

Elizabeth A. Ballard b. 16 May 1838, d. 5 Mar 1917
Child 1.Mollie Ann Cottman2 b. 4 Nov 1865, d. 20 Aug 1882

Citations

  1. [S1956] Isaac W.K. Handy, Handy Family (Annals and Memorials of the Handys and Their Kindred), p. 422-423 (Elizabeth Chaille Handy).
  2. [S591] Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Worcester County, Maryland.
  3. [S585] Ruth T. Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, 1850 Census.
  4. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

William T.J. Purnell1

M, b. circa 1820
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1820William T.J. Purnell was born circa 1820 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*7 November 1843He married Elizabeth Bishop Chaille Cottman, daughter of William Smith Bishop Cottman and Elizabeth Chaille Handy, on 7 November 1843 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Elizabeth Bishop Chaille Cottman b. 18 Apr 1824

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

John Carey1

M, b. circa 1820
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1820John Carey was born circa 1820.1 
Marriage*18 July 1850He married Priscilla Cottman, daughter of Benjamin Cottman and Polly Callahan, on 18 July 1850 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John Carey and Priscilla Cottman.1 

Family

Priscilla Cottman b. c 1818

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Polly Callahan1

F, b. circa 1790
Last Edited11 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1790Polly Callahan was born circa 1790 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*10 October 1807She married Benjamin Cottman on 10 October 1807 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Benjamin Cottman and Polly Callahan.1 
Married Name10 October 1807 As of 10 October 1807,her married name was Cottman. 

Family

Benjamin Cottman b. c 1780, d. b 19 Jun 1832
Children 1.Henry B. Cottman+2,3 b. 1812, d. 18 Feb 1889
 2.John Cottman4 b. c 1815
 3.Priscilla Cottman1 b. c 1818

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Somerset Co, MD Orphan's Court Proceedings 1823-1838, p. 133.
  3. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 55-56 (M2-312 Sarah E. Long).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Somerset County Orphans' Court Proceedings, 1823-1838, p. 133, 19 June 1832.

John Chapman1

M, b. circa 1790
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1790John Chapman was born circa 1790.1 
Marriage*15 July 1818He married Margaret B. Cottman, daughter of Lazarus Cottman and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop, on 15 July 1818 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John Chapman and Margaret B. Cottman.1 

Family

Margaret B. Cottman b. c 1802

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

John P. McCormick1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1810John P. McCormick was born circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*22 March 1830He married Elizabeth Ann Cottman, daughter of Lazarus Cottman and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop, on 22 March 1830 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John P. McCormack and Elizabeth Ann Cottman.1 

Family

Elizabeth Ann Cottman b. c 1808

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

John H. Morris1

M, b. circa 1795
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1795John H. Morris was born circa 1795.1 
Marriage*19 September 1820He married Bridget 'Biddy' Kibble, daughter of George Kibble and Rosey (-----), on 19 September 1820 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as John H. Morris and Biddy Cottman.1 

Family

Bridget 'Biddy' Kibble b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

William L. McCormick1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1800William L. McCormick was born circa 1800.1 
Marriage*14 March 1826He married Esther Hough/Huff Cottman, daughter of Lazarus Cottman and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop, on 14 March 1826 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as William L. McCormick and Esther H. Cottman.1 

Family

Esther Hough/Huff Cottman b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Theodorick B. Skinner1

M, b. circa 1820
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1820Theodorick B. Skinner was born circa 1820.1 
Marriage*1 June 1842He married Catharine R. Cottman, daughter of Lazarus Cottman and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop, on 1 June 1842 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Theorodick B. Skinner and Katharine B. Cottman.1 

Family

Catharine R. Cottman b. c 1814

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Charles T. Maddox1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1810Charles T. Maddox was born circa 1810.1 
Marriage*18 October 1831He married Mary Cottman, daughter of Lazarus Cottman and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Bishop, on 18 October 1831 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Charles T. Maddux and Mary Cottman.1 

Family

Mary Cottman b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

John Handy Long1

M, b. circa 1800, d. before 8 August 1865
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1800John Handy Long was born circa 1800 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*28 June 1827He married Anne 'Nancy' Gibbons on 28 June 1827 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Death*before 8 August 1865John Handy Long died before 8 August 1865 at Perryhawkin District, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Anne 'Nancy' Gibbons b. c 1810
Child 1.Sarah E. Long+1 b. 22 Jul 1833, d. 24 Feb 1910

Citations

  1. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 52-53 (M2-31 John Handy Long).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Anne 'Nancy' Gibbons1

F, b. circa 1810
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1810Anne 'Nancy' Gibbons was born circa 1810 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*28 June 1827She married John Handy Long on 28 June 1827 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Name28 June 1827 As of 28 June 1827,her married name was Long. 

Family

John Handy Long b. c 1800, d. b 8 Aug 1865
Child 1.Sarah E. Long+1 b. 22 Jul 1833, d. 24 Feb 1910

Citations

  1. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 52-53 (M2-31 John Handy Long).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.

Marian M. Kelly1

F, b. 1866
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*1866Marian M. Kelly was born in 1866 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*20 December 1887She married James H. Cottman, son of Henry B. Cottman and Caroline Milbourn, on 20 December 1887 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name20 December 1887 As of 20 December 1887,her married name was Cottman. 
Death*Marian M. Kelly died.2 
Burial*Marian was buried at Quindocqua Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery adjacent to St. Pauls Churchyard, Marion, Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

James H. Cottman b. 1847, d. 1925

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  2. [S593] Comp Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Somerset County, Maryland.

Joshua A. Powell1

M, b. circa 1859
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1859Joshua A. Powell was born circa 1859 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*25 February 1903He married Elizabeth Katherine Cottman, daughter of Henry B. Cottman and Sarah E. Long, on 25 February 1903 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Joshua A. Powell, a 44 year old widower and Eliza Cottman, age 42.1 

Family

Elizabeth Katherine Cottman b. 27 Dec 1861, d. 27 Dec 1930

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman1

F, b. circa 1863, d. 3 March 1942
FatherHenry B. Cottman1 b. 1812, d. 18 Feb 1889
MotherSarah E. Long1 b. 22 Jul 1833, d. 24 Feb 1910
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1863Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman was born circa 1863 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1870Caroline was listed with her parents in the census of 1870 at Princess Anne P.O., Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as Jannie Cottman, age 8 in HH#35 headed by Henry Cottman, a 60 year old farmer.2 
Marriage*16 April 1879She married Samuel Scott on 16 April 1879 at Somerset Co, MD.3 
Married Name16 April 1879 As of 16 April 1879,her married name was Scott. 
Marriage*Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman married (-----) (-----).1 
Married NameHer married name was (-----). 
Marriage*Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman married John Tyson.1 
Married NameHer married name was Tyson. 
Death*3 March 1942Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman died on 3 March 1942 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE.1 

Family 1

Samuel Scott b. c 1855
Marriage*16 April 1879She married Samuel Scott on 16 April 1879 at Somerset Co, MD.3 

Family 2

(-----) (-----) b. c 1860
Marriage*Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman married (-----) (-----).1 

Family 3

John Tyson b. c 1860
Marriage*Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman married John Tyson.1 

Citations

  1. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 55-56 (M2-312 Sarah E. Long).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1870 Federal Census, Somerset Co, MD.
  3. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Samuel Scott1

M, b. circa 1855
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1855Samuel Scott was born circa 1855.1 
Marriage*16 April 1879He married Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman, daughter of Henry B. Cottman and Sarah E. Long, on 16 April 1879 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman b. c 1863, d. 3 Mar 1942

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

(-----) (-----)1

M, b. circa 1860
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1860(-----) (-----) was born circa 1860.1 
Marriage*He married Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman, daughter of Henry B. Cottman and Sarah E. Long.1 

Family

Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman b. c 1863, d. 3 Mar 1942

Citations

  1. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 55-56 (M2-312 Sarah E. Long).

John Tyson1

M, b. circa 1860
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1860John Tyson was born circa 1860.1 
Marriage*He married Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman, daughter of Henry B. Cottman and Sarah E. Long.1 

Family

Caroline Virginia 'Jennie' Cottman b. c 1863, d. 3 Mar 1942

Citations

  1. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 55-56 (M2-312 Sarah E. Long).

Laura Elizabeth Beauchamp1,2

F, b. circa 1885
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1885Laura Elizabeth Beauchamp was born circa 1885.1 
Marriage*4 February 1903She married William Allison Cottman, son of Henry B. Cottman and Sarah E. Long, on 4 February 1903 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name4 February 1903 As of 4 February 1903,her married name was Cottman. 

Family

William Allison Cottman b. 17 Sep 1871, d. 26 Feb 1949

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  2. [S2292] Edited by Pauline Batchelder Matthew M. Wise, The Long Family of Maryland, p. 55-56 (M2-312 Sarah E. Long).

Elizabeth A. Ballard1

F, b. 16 May 1838, d. 5 March 1917
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*16 May 1838Elizabeth A. Ballard was born on 16 May 1838.2 
Marriage*13 June 1859She married William Cottman, son of William Smith Bishop Cottman and Elizabeth Chaille Handy, on 13 June 1859 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name13 June 1859 As of 13 June 1859,her married name was Cottman. 
Death*5 March 1917Elizabeth A. Ballard died on 5 March 1917 at age 78.2 
Burial*Elizabeth was buried at All Hallows Protestant Episcopal Church Cemetery, Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD. Her tombstone shows her as Elizabeth A. Cottman, wife of William, 16 May 1838 - 5 Mar 1917.2 

Family

William Cottman b. 2 Jun 1828, d. 29 Sep 1908
Child 1.Mollie Ann Cottman2 b. 4 Nov 1865, d. 20 Aug 1882

Citations

  1. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  2. [S591] Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Worcester County, Maryland.

Mollie Ann Cottman1

F, b. 4 November 1865, d. 20 August 1882
FatherWilliam Cottman1 b. 2 Jun 1828, d. 29 Sep 1908
MotherElizabeth A. Ballard1 b. 16 May 1838, d. 5 Mar 1917
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*4 November 1865Mollie Ann Cottman was born on 4 November 1865 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*20 August 1882She died on 20 August 1882 at Worcester Co, MD, at age 16.1 
Burial*Mollie was buried at All Hallows Protestant Episcopal Church Cemetery, Snow Hill, Worcester Co, MD. Her tombstone shows her as Mollie Ann Cottman, daughter of William, 4 Nov 1865 - 20 Aug 1882.1 

Citations

  1. [S591] Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Worcester County, Maryland.

Thomas B. Cottman1

M, b. 1863, d. 1932
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*1863Thomas B. Cottman was born in 1863 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*1932He died in 1932 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Burial*Thomas was buried at Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Stockton, Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S591] Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Worcester County, Maryland.

James Callahan1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1810James Callahan was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 December 1835He married Caroline Gladding on 31 December 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. John Gladding and John B. Ailworth were security on the M.L.B. of James Callahan and Caroline Gladding of John Galdding.1 

Family

Caroline Gladding b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Caroline Gladding1

F, b. circa 1810
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1810Caroline Gladding was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 December 1835She married James Callahan on 31 December 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. John Gladding and John B. Ailworth were security on the M.L.B. of James Callahan and Caroline Gladding of John Galdding.1 
Married Name31 December 1835 As of 31 December 1835,her married name was Callahan. 

Family

James Callahan b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Mary 'Molly' Callahan1

F, b. circa 1760
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1760Mary 'Molly' Callahan was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Witnessed30 March 1793Mary witnessed a will on 30 March 1793 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Edmund Heath, Thomas B. Bradford and Mary Calyhann witness the will of Teackle Heath, wife Jamimah.3 
Will - Witnessed*23 February 1796Mary witnessed a will on 23 February 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Jesse Ames, Margaret Mears & Molly Callahan witnessed the will of Nathaniel Ames, wife Elizabeth.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 400 (will of Teackle Heath, wife Jamimah) & p. 433 (will of Nathaniel Ames, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 433 (will of Nathaniel Ames, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 400 (will of Teackle Heath, wife Jamimah).

John Callahan1

M, b. circa 1790, d. before 14 August 1826
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1790John Callahan was born circa 1790.1 
Death*before 14 August 1826He died before 14 August 1826 at Northampton Co, VA. It appeared to the Court that John Callahan had been dead for more than 3 months and no person has applied for administration on his estate. The sheriff was ordeded to administer. Jacob G. Parker became the administrator.1 

Citations

  1. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 273 (adm of John Callahan to the sheriff).

Benjamin Cottman1

M, b. circa 1770
FatherJoshua Cottman2,3 b. c 1740, d. b 8 Mar 1773
MotherLeah (-----) b. c 1750
Last Edited11 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1770Benjamin Cottman was born circa 1770 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before 13 July 1795He married Susanna Dashiell, daughter of James Dashiell and (-----) Evans, before 13 July 1795 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2,4 
Land sold*11 May 1799Benjamin Cottman sold land on 11 May 1799 at tract Castoway, Rockawalkin, Wicomico Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Susannah sold 50 acres of this tract to Horatio Stayton that Thomas Walker devised to daughter Rebecca Walker and sold by her to Joshua Cottman.2 

Family

Susanna Dashiell b. c 1775
Child 1.Benjamin Cottman1 b. 24 Dec 1807

Citations

  1. [S2360] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1801-1825, Book 5, p. 83 (Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD).
  2. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 58-59 (tract Castoway).
  3. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 79 (Cottman Family).
  4. [S1053] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 7, 1788-1799, p. 37 (will of James Dashiell, brother of John Dashiell).

Susanna Dashiell1,2

F, b. circa 1775
FatherJames Dashiell1 b. c 1750
Mother(-----) Evans b. c 1750
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1775Susanna Dashiell was born circa 1775 at Somerset Co, MD.3 
Marriage*before 13 July 1795She married Benjamin Cottman, son of Joshua Cottman and Leah (-----), before 13 July 1795 at Somerset Co, MD.3,4,1 
Will - Grfath's*13 July 1795Susanna was named in her grandfather's will on 13 July 1795 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as granddaughter Susanna Cottman in the will of John Evans.2 
Married Namebefore 13 July 1795 As of before 13 July 1795,her married name was Cottman. 
Will - Father's*18 September 1795Susanna was named in her father's will on 18 September 1795 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Susanna Cottman in the will of James Dashiell, brother of John Dashiell.1 

Family

Benjamin Cottman b. c 1770
Child 1.Benjamin Cottman3 b. 24 Dec 1807

Citations

  1. [S1053] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 7, 1788-1799, p. 37 (will of James Dashiell, brother of John Dashiell).
  2. [S1053] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 7, 1788-1799, p. 38 (will of John Evans).
  3. [S2360] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1801-1825, Book 5, p. 83 (Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD).
  4. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 58-59 (tract Castoway).

Benjamin Cottman1

M, b. 24 December 1807
FatherBenjamin Cottman1 b. c 1770
MotherSusanna Dashiell1 b. c 1775
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*24 December 1807Benjamin Cottman was born on 24 December 1807 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cotman, son of Benjamin & Susan Cotman, born 24 Dec 1807.1 

Citations

  1. [S2360] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1801-1825, Book 5, p. 83 (Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD).

Nathan Cottman1

M, b. 14 January 1753
MotherSarah Cottman1 b. c 1725
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*14 January 1753Nathan Cottman was born on 14 January 1753 at Stepney Parish, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Grfath's*9 November 1760Nathan was named in his grandfather's will on 9 November 1760 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as a grandson Nathan Cottman, son of daughter Sarah Lowe, in the will of Ebenezer Cottman.2,3 
Land inherited*1760He inherited land in 1760 at tract Weatherlys Adventure, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Ebenezer Cottman willed 200 acres of this tract to grandson Nathan Cottman, son of his daughter Sarah Lowe. Ebenezer seems to have somehow inherited this from James and William Weatherly, sons of James Weatherly who patented it in 1680.4 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Mary (-----) circa 1775 at Somerset Co, MD.4 
Land sold*22 April 1784Nathan Cottman sold land on 22 April 1784 at tract Weatherlys Adventure, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Nathan Cottman and wife Mary sold 200 acres of this tract to John Anderson.4 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1755

Citations

  1. [S2362] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1751-1775, Book 3, p. 45 (Stepney Parish).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 78 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 32 (will of Ebenezer Cottman).
  4. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 422-423 (tract Weatherlys Adventure).

Sarah Cottman1

F, b. circa 1725
FatherEbenezer Cottman2 b. c 1682, d. b 19 Mar 1765
MotherAnn Cooper2 b. c 1695
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1725Sarah Cottman was born circa 1725 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*29 December 1754She married George Lowe on 29 December 1754 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Name29 December 1754 As of 29 December 1754,her married name was Lowe. 
Will - Father's*9 November 1760Sarah was named in her father's will on 9 November 1760 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Sarah Lowe in the will of Ebenezer Cottman. He also named a grandson Nathan Cottman, son of daughter Sarah Lowe.2,3 

Family 1

Child 1.Nathan Cottman1 b. 14 Jan 1753

Family 2

George Lowe b. c 1720
Children 1.Phillis Lowe2 b. 29 Sep 1755
 2.Lidia Lowe2 b. 8 Aug 1758
 3.George Lowe2 b. 8 Jul 1760
 4.William Lowe2 b. 28 Nov 1762

Citations

  1. [S2362] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1751-1775, Book 3, p. 45 (Stepney Parish).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 78 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 32 (will of Ebenezer Cottman).

Benjamin Cottman (s/o Wm)1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 3 March 1795
FatherJohn Cottman (turner)2 b. c 1669
MotherMary Maddox2 b. 19 Feb 1679/80
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1720Benjamin Cottman (s/o Wm) was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Sophiah Stockdell, daughter of Edward Stockdell II and (-----) (-----), circa 1745.1 
Land bought20 June 1746Benjamin Cottman (s/o Wm) bought land on 20 June 1746 at tract Beech Ridge Addition, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Matthias Coston sold 39 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cottman.3 
Land sold18 June 1755He sold land on 18 June 1755 at tract Boyces Branch, Westover District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Suffiah Cottman sold 67 acres of this tract to William Turpin.4 
Land bought*1756He bought land in 1756 at tract Costons Vineyard, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Ahab Coston sold this tract to Benjamin Cottman.5 
Est Settm't Bro's*1756He was named in the settlement of his brother's estate in 1756 at Somerset Co, MD. Joshua Cottman is the son of a William Cottman (dp. 1756) from the Balance Books. Estate administered by Benjamin Cottman.6 
Will - Mentioned in*2 October 1756Benjamin was mentioned in a will on 2 October 1756 at tract Costons Vineyard, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman in the will of Ahab Costen, wife Abigail, and given 100 acre tract Costons Vineyard, where he lives.7 
Land bought*16 March 1757He bought land on 16 March 1757 at tract Costons Vineyard, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Isaac Coston and wife Sarah sold 91 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cottman along with Costons Trouble.8 
Land bought16 March 1757He bought land on 16 March 1757 at tract Costons Trouble, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Issac Coston and wife Sarah sold Benjamin Cottman 47 acres of this tract alone with Costons Vineyard.9 
Land sold*20 June 1764He sold land on 20 June 1764 at tract Costons Trouble, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Sophia sold 25 acres to Matthias Coston.9 
Land sold22 March 1769He sold land on 22 March 1769 at tract Costons Vineyard, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Sophia sold 36 3/4 acres to Levin Maddux along with Costons Trouble.8 
Land sold*22 March 1769He sold land on 22 March 1769 at tract Costons Trouble, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Sophia sold 19 1/2 acres to Levin Maddux, part with Costons Vineyard.9 
Land bought19 November 1772He bought land on 19 November 1772 at tract Baltimore, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. John Tull sold 20 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cottman.10 
Land sold20 November 1782He sold land on 20 November 1782 at tract Beech Ridge Addition, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman sold part of this tract to Levin Maddox for 5 shillings.3 
Tax list (land)1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at tract Costons Vineyard, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjmain Cottman who was charged with tax on 52 acres of this tract.8 
Tax list (land)1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at tract Beech Ridge Addition, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and charge with 38 1/4 acres of this tract.3 
Death*before 3 March 1795He died before 3 March 1795 at Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that John Spencer and wife Frances and Thomas Barns and wife Sophia of Worcester County sold parts of this tract to Levin Maddux, lands belonging to Benjamin Cottman by any name, 67 1/3 acres. (NOTE: Sophia was a daughter of Benjamin & Sophiah Cottman.)8 

Family

Sophiah Stockdell b. c 1725
Marriage*circa 1745He married Sophiah Stockdell, daughter of Edward Stockdell II and (-----) (-----), circa 1745.1 
Children 1.Mary Cottman+1 b. 3 Jul 1748
 2.Sophia Cottman+11 b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 101 (Coventry Parish).
  2. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles, Info provided by Becky Miller.
  3. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 46 (tract Beech Ridge).
  4. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 57 (tract Boyces Branch).
  5. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 102 (Costons Vineyard).
  6. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research.
  7. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 28 (will of Ahab Costen, wife Abigail).
  8. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 102 (tract Costons Vineyard).
  9. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 101 (tract Costons Trouble).
  10. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 25-26 (tract Baltimore).
  11. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles.

Sophiah Stockdell1,2

F, b. circa 1725
FatherEdward Stockdell II3 b. 6 May 1693
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited9 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1725Sophiah Stockdell was born circa 1725 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married Benjamin Cottman (s/o Wm), son of John Cottman (turner) and Mary Maddox, circa 1745.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Cottman. 
Land sold*18 June 1755Sophiah Stockdell sold land on 18 June 1755 at tract Boyces Branch, Westover District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Suffiah Cottman sold 67 acres of this tract to William Turpin.3 

Family

Benjamin Cottman (s/o Wm) b. c 1720, d. b 3 Mar 1795
Children 1.Mary Cottman+1 b. 3 Jul 1748
 2.Sophia Cottman+4 b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 101 (Coventry Parish).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 80 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 57 (tract Boyces Branch).
  4. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles.

Mary Cottman1

F, b. 3 July 1748
FatherBenjamin Cottman (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1720, d. b 3 Mar 1795
MotherSophiah Stockdell1 b. c 1725
Last Edited9 Dec 2013
Birth*3 July 1748Mary Cottman was born on 3 July 1748 at Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married Levin Maddox circa 1770 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Maddox. 

Family

Levin Maddox b. c 1745
Child 1.Benjamin Maddox2 b. c 1775

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 101 (Coventry Parish).
  2. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles.

Joseph Cottman1

M, b. circa 1700, d. before 17 February 1748
FatherBenjamin Cottman II2 b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
MotherElizabeth Hardy2 b. c 1664
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1700Joseph Cottman was born circa 1700 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1734He married Hannah Wilmerton circa 1734 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Witnessed*14 December 1743Joseph witnessed a will on 14 December 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that John Waters, Joseph Cottman & Benjamin Cottman witnessed the will of Mary Oclary.3 
Will - Nephew's*5 May 1744Joseph was named in his nephew's will on 5 May 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Uncle Joseph Cottman and named Extr in the will of John Robison, who named a daughter Mary and a son John (under 19). Witt: William Cottman, Ezekeil Robertson, Rachell Robison & Hannah Jackson.4 
Will - Father's*1 December 1744Joseph was named in his father's will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Benjamin Cottman Sr. named children Benjamin, Joseph, William, Betty Polk & Mary Stockwell.5 
Est Settm't Nephew's*10 July 1745He was named in the settlement of his nephew's estate on 10 July 1745 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Jospeh Cottman in the settlement of John Robertson and he paid my children Mary and John. Surities John Surman & William Cottman.6 
Land bought*20 June 1746He bought land on 20 June 1746 at tract Beech Ridge Addition, Dublin District, Somerset Co, MD. Matthias Coston sold 100 aces of this tract to Joseph Cottman.7 
Will*17 January 1748Joseph made a will on 17 January 1748 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. To son Joseph, plantation where I live. If no issue to son John. To son Josiah lands in Pennsylvannia had of my wife. To wife Hannah (now pregant) Extr. To daughters Esther and Betty. Witt: Thomas Gillis, Benjamin Cottman & Samuel Brereton.8 
Death*before 17 February 1748He died before 17 February 1748 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.8 

Family

Hannah Wilmerton b. c 1718, d. 1770
Marriage*circa 1734He married Hannah Wilmerton circa 1734 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Children 1.Joseph Cottman9 b. 1734
 2.Josiah Cottman1 b. 20 Mar 1736
 3.Ester Cottman10 b. 25 Apr 1739
 4.John Cottman8 b. c 1742
 5.Betty Cottman8 b. c 1744
 6.(s/o Jos & Hannah) Cottman8 b. c 1749

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 118 (Stepney Parish).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 5 (will of Mary Oclary).
  4. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 60 (will of John Robison).
  5. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).
  6. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 19 (settlement of John Robertson).
  7. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 46 (tract Beech Ridge).
  8. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 1 (will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah).
  9. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 77(Cottman Family).
  10. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 124 (Stepney Parish).

Hannah Wilmerton1

F, b. circa 1718, d. 1770
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1718Hannah Wilmerton was born circa 1718 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1734She married Joseph Cottman, son of Benjamin Cottman II and Elizabeth Hardy, circa 1734 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Namecirca 1734 As of circa 1734,her married name was Cottman. 
Will - Husb's*17 January 1748Hannah was named in her husband's will on 17 January 1748 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as wife Hannah (now pregant) and named Extr. in the will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico. He gave son Josiah lands in Pennsylvania he had by my wife Hannah.3 
Death*1770She died in 1770.1 

Family

Joseph Cottman b. c 1700, d. b 17 Feb 1748
Children 1.Joseph Cottman4 b. 1734
 2.Josiah Cottman2 b. 20 Mar 1736
 3.Ester Cottman5 b. 25 Apr 1739
 4.John Cottman3 b. c 1742
 5.Betty Cottman3 b. c 1744
 6.(s/o Jos & Hannah) Cottman3 b. c 1749

Citations

  1. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles.
  2. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 118 (Stepney Parish).
  3. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 1 (will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah).
  4. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 77(Cottman Family).
  5. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 124 (Stepney Parish).

Josiah Cottman1

M, b. 20 March 1736
FatherJoseph Cottman1 b. c 1700, d. b 17 Feb 1748
MotherHannah Wilmerton1 b. c 1718, d. 1770
Last Edited8 Dec 2013
Birth*20 March 1736Josiah Cottman was born on 20 March 1736 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*17 January 1748Josiah was named in his father's will on 17 January 1748 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as son Josiah and given lands in Pennslyvania had of my wife in the will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah.2 

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 118 (Stepney Parish).
  2. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 1 (will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah).

Ester Cottman1

F, b. 25 April 1739
FatherJoseph Cottman1 b. c 1700, d. b 17 Feb 1748
MotherHannah Wilmerton1 b. c 1718, d. 1770
Last Edited8 Dec 2013
Birth*25 April 1739Ester Cottman was born on 25 April 1739 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*17 January 1748Ester was named in her father's will on 17 January 1748 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Esther in the will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah.2 

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 124 (Stepney Parish).
  2. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 1 (will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah).

Richard Cottman1

M, b. circa 1722
FatherBenjamin Cottman III b. c 1698, d. a 1783
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1722Richard Cottman was born circa 1722 at Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Anecdote*1723 Richard Cottman is being assigned as a son of Benjamin Cottman (III) as a temporary place holder until futher proof of his parents can be found. He was living closer to Benjamin than the other early Cottmans of Someset County. 
Marriage*circa 1742He married Ann Cooper circa 1742 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD.1 

Family

Ann Cooper b. c 1720
Child 1.Capt. William Cottman+1 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 128 (Stepney Parish).

Ann Cooper1

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1720Ann Cooper was born circa 1720 at Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1742She married Richard Cottman, son of Benjamin Cottman III, circa 1742 at Stepney Parish, Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1742 As of circa 1742,her married name was Cottman. 

Family

Richard Cottman b. c 1722
Child 1.Capt. William Cottman+1 b. 14 Oct 1743, d. b 30 Jan 1816

Citations

  1. [S2123] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1726-1750, Book 2, p. 128 (Stepney Parish).

Benjamin Cottman I1

M, b. circa 1645, d. before 29 March 1703
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1645Benjamin Cottman I was born circa 1645.1 
Marriage*circa 1668He married Mary Thomas circa 1668.1 
Land bought*20 June 1670Benjamin Cottman I bought land on 20 June 1670 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Francis Roberts and wife Rosanna sold this 300 acre tract to Benjamin Cottman.2 
Anecdote1672 Benjamin Cottman and his wife Mary immigrated into Maryland from Northumberland County, VA in 1672. He had bought tract Taunton Deane on the south side of the Wicomico Creek two years earlier and acquired other lands on both sides of Wicomico Creek. He had married Mary Thomas, daughter of William and Elizabeth Thomas of Northumberland Co, VA.3 
Jury duty*12 March 1671/72He served on a jury on 12 March 1671/72 at Wicomico River, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman who was on a grand jury along with Levin Denwood, Richard Ackworth, Cornelius Johnson, John Bossman, James Dasheill, Tho: Covington and others. He lived on the north side of what is now Wicomico Creek.4 
Land patented29 November 1672He patented land on 29 November 1672 at tract Wrington, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. This tract of 200 acres was patented by Samuel Sims and assigned to Benjamin Cottman. The Rent Rolls of 1666-1723 showed it possessed by Benjamin Nesham by marrying the widow of Benjamin Cottman.5 
Anecdote* The Cottmans were listed as Church of England Families.6 
Land sold*5 June 1677He sold land on 5 June 1677 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and wife Mary Cottman sold 50 acres of this tract to Richard Kimball, called Kimballs Purchase.2 
Land patented2 October 1677He patented land on 2 October 1677 at tract Chance, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. This tract of 500 acres was patented by John White who assigned to Benjamin Cottman. 12 Nov 1684 Benjamin Cottman & Wife Mary sold 300 acres to John Booth called Booths Purchase.7 
Land patented3 October 1677He patented land on 3 October 1677 at tract Berks, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. This tract was patented by John White for 150 ares and assigned to Benjamin Cottman. The Somerset County Rent Rolls 1666-1723 showed it possed by the heirs of Benjamin Cottman or Benjamin Nesham in the right who married the widow. In 1708 Benjamin Nesham willed to wife (unnamed) her dower rights.8 
Will - Witnessed29 March 1678Benjamin witnessed a will on 29 March 1678 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Benjamin Cottman and Philip Askew witnessed the will of David Spence, wife Anne.9 
Land patented*29 April 1680He patented land on 29 April 1680 at tract Cottmans Point, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Stevens patented this tract and assigned it to Benjamin Cottman. The Somerset County rent rolls of 1666-1723 shows it was possessed by Benjamin Nesham who married the widow Cottman, 50 acres. On 31 Oct 1734 Benjamin Cottman gave to Benjamin Cottman Jr (the younger), now of Pennsylvania, 50 acres. On 7 Feb 1743 Benjamin Cottman the younger, of Philadelphia County, PA, sold to Joseph Cottman of Somerset County, 236 acres (50 acres of Cottmans Point and Tanton Deane). 1783 tax list showed Joseph Cottman was charged with 50 acres. In 1819 it was resurveyed to Mt. Pleasant 763 1/2 acres.10 
Marriage*circa 1682He married Mary Denston circa 1682 at Somerset Co, MD.11 
Will - Mentioned in*5 June 1682Benjamin was mentioned in a will on 5 June 1682 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and given land in the will of Samuel Simmes. He was the only legatee named in the will.12 
Land sold12 November 1684He sold land on 12 November 1684 at tract Chance, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman & Wife Mary sold 300 acres of this tract to John Booth called Booths Purchase.7 
Land sold13 March 1685He sold land on 13 March 1685 at tract Chance, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman & Wife Mary sold 200 acres of this tract, now called Remainder of Chance, to William Roldolphus.7 
Will - Witnessed*28 January 1696/97Benjamin witnessed a will on 28 January 1696/97 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Benjamin Cottman Sr. & Benjamin Cottman Jr. witnessed the will of William Robinson who left land to his 2 sons.13 
Death*before 29 March 1703He died before 29 March 1703 at Somerset Co, MD. The inventory of Benjamin Cottman's estate was filed on this date.3 

Family 1

Mary Thomas b. c 1650
Marriage*circa 1668He married Mary Thomas circa 1668.1 
Children 1.John Cottman (turner)+11 b. c 1669
 2.Mary Cottman+3 b. c 1670
 3.Benjamin Cottman II+1 b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
 4.Joseph Cottman14 b. 30 Oct 1678
 5.Nathaniel Cottman15 b. 6 Jun 1680

Family 2

Mary Denston b. c 1660
Marriage*circa 1682Benjamin Cottman I married Mary Denston circa 1682 at Somerset Co, MD.11 
Child 1.Ebenezer Cottman+16,17 b. c 1682, d. b 19 Mar 1765

Citations

  1. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 102 (Somerset Land Records).
  2. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 382 (tract Taunton Deanne).
  3. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 75 (Cottman Family).
  4. [S224] Clayton Torrence, Old Somerset on The Eastern Shore of Maryland, p. 118 & p. 120.
  5. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 447 (tract Wrington).
  6. [S224] Clayton Torrence, Old Somerset on The Eastern Shore of Maryland, p. 468 (Church of England Families).
  7. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 61 (tract Chance).
  8. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 38 (tract Berks).
  9. [S2065] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Other Wills in the Prerogative Court for Someret & Worcester Counties, MD 1664-1775, p. 14 (will of David Spence, wife Anne).
  10. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 103 (tract Cottmans Point).
  11. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles, Info provided by Becky Miller.
  12. [S2081] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County Wills 1770-1777 & 1675-1710 (Liber EB 5), p. 29 (will of Samuel Simmes).
  13. [S2065] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Other Wills in the Prerogative Court for Someret & Worcester Counties, MD 1664-1775, p. 12 (will of William Robinson).
  14. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 103 (Somerset Land Records).
  15. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 104 (Somerset Land Records).
  16. [S2081] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County Wills 1770-1777 & 1675-1710 (Liber EB 5), p. 27 (will of Benjamin Nesham, wife unnamed).
  17. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 78 (Cottman Family).

Mary Thomas1

F, b. circa 1650
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1650Mary Thomas was born circa 1650.2 
Marriage*circa 1668She married Benjamin Cottman I circa 1668.2 
Married Namecirca 1668 As of circa 1668,her married name was Cottman. 

Family

Benjamin Cottman I b. c 1645, d. b 29 Mar 1703
Children 1.John Cottman (turner)+1 b. c 1669
 2.Mary Cottman+3 b. c 1670
 3.Benjamin Cottman II+2 b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
 4.Joseph Cottman4 b. 30 Oct 1678
 5.Nathaniel Cottman5 b. 6 Jun 1680

Citations

  1. [S2358] Rob Hall, to Moody K. Miles, Info provided by Becky Miller.
  2. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 102 (Somerset Land Records).
  3. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 75 (Cottman Family).
  4. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 103 (Somerset Land Records).
  5. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 104 (Somerset Land Records).

Benjamin Cottman II1

M, b. 20 March 1675/76, d. before 27 February 1748
FatherBenjamin Cottman I1 b. c 1645, d. b 29 Mar 1703
MotherMary Thomas1 b. c 1650
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*20 March 1675/76Benjamin Cottman II was born on 20 March 1675/76 at Wicomico Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman, son of Benjamin Cottman & Mary his wife, born at Wiccocomoco.1 
Marriage*circa 1697He married Elizabeth Hardy circa 1697 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Witnessed*28 January 1696/97Benjamin witnessed a will on 28 January 1696/97 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Benjamin Cottman Sr. & Benjamin Cottman Jr. witnessed the will of William Robinson who left land to his 2 sons.3 
Appraiser28 May 1698Benjamin was named as an appraiser of an estate on 28 May 1698 at Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and Thomas Horseman appraised the estate of William Venables.4 
Appraiser17 May 1699Benjamin was named as an appraiser of an estate on 17 May 1699 at Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and Thomas Horseman appraised the estate of Edward Day.5 
Tax list (land)*between 1666 and 1723He was on the real estate tax list between 1666 and 1723 at tract Cow Pasture, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. The Rent Rolls of 1666-1723 showed Benjamin Cottman in possession of the tract. (NOTE: He had married the widow of William Robinson who patented this tract in 1688.)6 
Appraiser*11 October 1703Benjamin was named as an appraiser of an estate on 11 October 1703 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman and Thomas Serman appraised the estate of Mr. John Brereton & Mrs. Sarah Brereton of Wicomico.7 
Will - Witnessed18 May 1709Benjamin witnessed a will on 18 May 1709 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Alexander, John Waltham, Benjamin Cottman & Hannah Waltham witnessed the will of John Persons.8 
Will - Witnessedbefore 3 November 1713Benjamin witnessed a will before 3 November 1713 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Richard Waters, Benjamin Cottman, William Kibble, George Truitt & John Truitt witnessed the will of Richard Stephens, wife Abigail.9 
Will - Witnessed1 May 1714Benjamin witnessed a will on 1 May 1714 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Godard, William Ryan & Benjamin Cottman witnessed the will of John Mitchell, wife Mary.10 
Will - Witnessed31 March 1715Benjamin witnessed a will on 31 March 1715 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that John Noble, Benjamin Cottman and William Ross witnessed the will of William Ryan.11 
Will - Step Son*2 November 1715His was named in the will of his step-son on 2 November 1715 at Somerset Co, MD. John Roberson named my father-in-law (step-father) Benjamin Cottman, Extr, and his wife, my mother, in his will.12 
Land bought*3 September 1716He bought land on 3 September 1716 at tract First Choice, Wicomico Co, MD. Thomas Johnson sold 150 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cottman (II).13 
Land sold*7 March 1720He sold land on 7 March 1720 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman sold 70 of this tract to Thomas Serman. Then on 4 Mar 1721 Thomas Serman and wife Elizabeth Serman sold to Benjamin Cottman Sr. 2 parcels now called Welcome Home Again & Chance within the bounds of Taunton Deane.14 
Will - Witnessed28 November 1726Benjamin witnessed a will on 28 November 1726 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that George Godard and Benjamin Cottman witnessed the will of William Denson, wife Elizabeth.15 
Land sold17 September 1728He sold land on 17 September 1728 at tract Wrington, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman sold 100 acres of this tract to William Serman.16 
Land sold1 April 1732He sold land on 1 April 1732 at tract First Choice, Wicomico Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman sold 100 acres of this tract to Abraham Taylor. On 25 Sep 1734 James Caldwell traded 10 acres with Ebenezer Cottman for 10 acres of St. Giles.13 
Land gave*20 August 1733He deeded land as a gift on 20 August 1733 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman gave to son William Cotton 150 acres of this tract.14 
Will - Witnessed21 March 1734Benjamin witnessed a will on 21 March 1734 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Benjamin Cottman, Thomas Pollet, John Griffin & Ghristopher Dowdall witnessed the will of William Alexander.17 
Will - Witnessed15 March 1735Benjamin witnessed a will on 15 March 1735 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Thomas Pollit, Moses Alexander, Benjamin Cottman & David Polk witnessed the will of Robert Willson, wife Sarah.18 
Will - Proved a will*2 December 1735Benjamin proved a will on 2 December 1735 at Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman was the only surviving witness to the will of John Mitchell, wife Mary.10 
Will*1 December 1744Benjamin made a will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. To sons Benjamin, Joseph & William. To daughter Betty Polk. To Thomas Stockwell. To Mary Stockwell Sr., Extr, plantation where I live bought of John Rhoades. After death to her daughter Rachel Stockwell. If Rachel dies to her daughter Mary. To grandson John Tunstall Cottman, son of William. Witt: Thomas Bluett, John Piper & John Weatherlee.19,20 
Death*before 27 February 1748He died before 27 February 1748 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.19,20 

Family

Elizabeth Hardy b. c 1664
Marriage*circa 1697He married Elizabeth Hardy circa 1697 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Children 1.Benjamin Cottman III+19 b. c 1698, d. a 1783
 2.Joseph Cottman+19 b. c 1700, d. b 17 Feb 1748
 3.William Cottman+19 b. c 1702, d. a 1783
 4.Betty Cottman19 b. c 1704
 5.Mary Cottman+ b. c 1706

Citations

  1. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 102 (Somerset Land Records).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 75 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S2065] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Other Wills in the Prerogative Court for Someret & Worcester Counties, MD 1664-1775, p. 12 (will of William Robinson).
  4. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 29 (account of Wililam Venables).
  5. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 29 (inventory of Edward Day).
  6. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 107 (tract Cow Pasture).
  7. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 30 & 31 (inventory of Mr. John Brereton & Mrs. Sarah Brereton of Wicomico).
  8. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 2 (will of John Persons).
  9. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 11 (will of Richard Stephens, wife Abigail).
  10. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 43 (will of John Mitchell, wife Mary).
  11. [S2065] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Other Wills in the Prerogative Court for Someret & Worcester Counties, MD 1664-1775, p. 13 (will of William Ryan).
  12. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 12 (will of John Roberson).
  13. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 141 (tract First Choice).
  14. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 382 (tract Taunton Deanne).
  15. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 27 (will of William Denson, wife Elizabeth).
  16. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 448 (tract Wrington).
  17. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 42 (will of William Alexander).
  18. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 46 (will of Robert Willson, wife Sarah).
  19. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  20. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).

Joseph Cottman1

M, b. 30 October 1678
FatherBenjamin Cottman I1 b. c 1645, d. b 29 Mar 1703
MotherMary Thomas1 b. c 1650
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*30 October 1678Joseph Cottman was born on 30 October 1678 at Wicomico Co, MD. He was shown as Joseph Cottman, son of Benjamin Cottman & Mary his wife, born at Wiccocomoco.1 

Citations

  1. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 103 (Somerset Land Records).

Nathaniel Cottman1

M, b. 6 June 1680
FatherBenjamin Cottman I1 b. c 1645, d. b 29 Mar 1703
MotherMary Thomas1 b. c 1650
Last Edited8 Dec 2013
Birth*6 June 1680Nathaniel Cottman was born on 6 June 1680 at Wicomico Co, MD. He was shown as Nathaniell Cottman, son of Benja Cottman & Mary his wife, born 6 Jun about noone 1680.1 
Will - Witnessed*1 April 1744Nathaniel witnessed a will on 1 April 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Nathaniel Cottman and John Prise witnessed the will of John Moore, wife unnamed.2 

Citations

  1. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 104 (Somerset Land Records).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 60 (will of John Moore).

Mary Cottman1

F, b. circa 1670
FatherBenjamin Cottman I1 b. c 1645, d. b 29 Mar 1703
MotherMary Thomas1 b. c 1650
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1670Mary Cottman was born circa 1670 at Northumberland Co, VA.1 
Marriage*29 October 1688She married William Wilson, son of George Wilson I and Elizabeth Johnson, on 29 October 1688. They were shown as William Wilson and Mary Cotman who were married by John Huett.1,2,3 
Married Name29 October 1688 As of 29 October 1688,her married name was Wilson. 

Family

William Wilson b. c 1662, d. b 16 Dec 1731
Child 1.William Wilson3 b. 4 Sep 1689

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 75 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S224] Clayton Torrence, Old Somerset on The Eastern Shore of Maryland, p. 400 (Somerset County Marriages).
  3. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 155 (Somerset Land Records).

William Wilson1

M, b. circa 1662, d. before 16 December 1731
FatherGeorge Wilson I2 b. c 1630, d. c 1690
MotherElizabeth Johnson2 b. c 1630
Last Edited28 Aug 2019
Birth*circa 1662William Wilson was born circa 1662.3 
Marriage*29 October 1688He married Mary Cottman, daughter of Benjamin Cottman I and Mary Thomas, on 29 October 1688. They were shown as William Wilson and Mary Cotman who were married by John Huett.1,4,5 
Will*15 April 1731William made a will on 15 April 1731 at Somerset Co, MD.3 
Death*before 16 December 1731He died before 16 December 1731 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.3 

Family

Mary Cottman b. c 1670
Child 1.William Wilson5 b. 4 Sep 1689

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 75 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 2 (Wilson Family).
  3. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 3 (Wilson Family).
  4. [S224] Clayton Torrence, Old Somerset on The Eastern Shore of Maryland, p. 400 (Somerset County Marriages).
  5. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 155 (Somerset Land Records).

William Wilson1

M, b. 4 September 1689
FatherWilliam Wilson1 b. c 1662, d. b 16 Dec 1731
MotherMary Cottman1 b. c 1670
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*4 September 1689William Wilson was born on 4 September 1689 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S970] F. Edward Wright, Maryland Eastern Shore Vital Records, 1648-1725, 2nd Edition, p. 155 (Somerset Land Records).

George Wilson I1

M, b. circa 1630, d. circa 1690
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1630George Wilson I was born circa 1630 at England.1 
Marriage*circa 1655He married Elizabeth Johnson circa 1655.1 
Death*circa 1690George Wilson I died circa 1690 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Elizabeth Johnson b. c 1630
Children 1.Elizabeth Wilson2 b. c 1656
 2.George Wilson II2 b. c 1660, d. b 2 Aug 1709
 3.William Wilson+1 b. c 1662, d. b 16 Dec 1731

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 2 (Wilson Family).
  2. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 3 (Wilson Family).

Elizabeth Johnson1

F, b. circa 1630
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1630Elizabeth Johnson was born circa 1630.1 
Marriage*circa 1655She married George Wilson I circa 1655.1 
Married Namecirca 1655 As of circa 1655,her married name was Wilson. 

Family

George Wilson I b. c 1630, d. c 1690
Children 1.Elizabeth Wilson2 b. c 1656
 2.George Wilson II2 b. c 1660, d. b 2 Aug 1709
 3.William Wilson+1 b. c 1662, d. b 16 Dec 1731

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 2 (Wilson Family).
  2. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 3 (Wilson Family).

George Wilson II1

M, b. circa 1660, d. before 2 August 1709
FatherGeorge Wilson I1 b. c 1630, d. c 1690
MotherElizabeth Johnson1 b. c 1630
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1660George Wilson II was born circa 1660 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*before 2 August 1709He died before 2 August 1709 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 3 (Wilson Family).

Elizabeth Wilson1

F, b. circa 1656
FatherGeorge Wilson I1 b. c 1630, d. c 1690
MotherElizabeth Johnson1 b. c 1630
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1656Elizabeth Wilson was born circa 1656.1 
Marriage*11 October 1674She married William Scott on 11 October 1674 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name11 October 1674 As of 11 October 1674,her married name was Scott. 

Family

William Scott b. c 1650

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 3 (Wilson Family).

William Scott1

M, b. circa 1650
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1650William Scott was born circa 1650.1 
Marriage*11 October 1674He married Elizabeth Wilson, daughter of George Wilson I and Elizabeth Johnson, on 11 October 1674 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Family

Elizabeth Wilson b. c 1656

Citations

  1. [S567] Woodrow T. Wilson, Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland, p. 3 (Wilson Family).

Benjamin Nesham1

M, b. circa 1650, d. before 18 January 1708/9
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1650Benjamin Nesham was born circa 1650.1 
Marriage*circa 1704He married Mary Denston circa 1704. The 1666-1723 Somerset County tax rolls showed Taunton Deane was possessed by Benjamin Nesham who married the widow of Benjamin Cottman who was vested in the right and holds for the orphans of Benjamin Cottman.1,2 
Will*20 November 1708Benjamin made a will on 20 November 1708 at Somerset Co, MD. To son Benjamin. To daughter Mary. To son John (under 21). To Mary Wilson. To wife (unnamed) Extr. Witt: Ebenezar Cottman, William Browne & Henry Frookes. Deposition by William Bounds, aged 41 years.1,3 
Death*before 18 January 1708/9He died before 18 January 1708/9 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.1,3 

Family

Mary Denston b. c 1660

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 75 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 382 (tract Taunton Deanne).
  3. [S2081] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County Wills 1770-1777 & 1675-1710 (Liber EB 5), p. 27 (will of Benjamin Nesham, wife unnamed).

Joseph Stewart Cottman II1

M, b. 13 February 1839, d. 3 October 1843
FatherCol. Joseph Stewart Cottman1 b. 16 Aug 1802, d. 28 Jan 1863
MotherElizabeth Upshur Dennis1 b. 17 Jan 1817
ChartsDescendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*13 February 1839Joseph Stewart Cottman II was born on 13 February 1839 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*3 October 1843He died on 3 October 1843 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 4.1 
Burial*Joseph was buried at St. Andrews Episcopal Churchyard, Pincess Anne, Somerset Co, MD. His tombstone shows him Joseph Stewart Cottman, son of Joseph.1 

Citations

  1. [S593] Comp Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Somerset County, Maryland.

Hampden Sydney Cottman1

M, b. 21 December 1833, d. 21 September 1835
FatherCol. Joseph Stewart Cottman1 b. 16 Aug 1802, d. 28 Jan 1863
MotherElizabeth Upshur Dennis1 b. 17 Jan 1817
ChartsDescendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*21 December 1833Hampden Sydney Cottman was born on 21 December 1833 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*21 September 1835He died on 21 September 1835 at Somerset Co, MD, at age 1.1 
Burial*Hampden was buried at St. Andrews Episcopal Churchyard, Pincess Anne, Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S593] Comp Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Somerset County, Maryland.

Thomas Cottman1

M, b. 18 August 1835, d. 19 November 1835
FatherCol. Joseph Stewart Cottman1 b. 16 Aug 1802, d. 28 Jan 1863
MotherElizabeth Upshur Dennis1 b. 17 Jan 1817
ChartsDescendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Dec 2013
Birth*18 August 1835Thomas Cottman was born on 18 August 1835 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*19 November 1835He died on 19 November 1835 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Burial*Thomas was buried at St. Andrews Episcopal Churchyard, Pincess Anne, Somerset Co, MD. His tombstone shows him as Thomas Cottman, son of Jospeh.1 

Citations

  1. [S593] Comp Ruth T. Dryden, Cemetery Records of Somerset County, Maryland.

William Cottman1

M, b. circa 1702, d. after 1783
FatherBenjamin Cottman II2 b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
MotherElizabeth Hardy2 b. c 1664
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1702William Cottman was born circa 1702 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriagecirca 1725He married (-----) Tunstall (Tunstall?) circa 1725.3 
Land rec'd as gift*20 August 1733William Cottman received land as a gift on 20 August 1733 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman gave to son William Cotton 150 acres of this tract.4 
Will - Witnessed*5 May 1744William witnessed a will on 5 May 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Cottman, Ezekeil Robertson, Rachell Robison & Hannah Jackson witnessed the will of John Robison, who named an Uncle Joseph Cottman as Extr.1 
Will - Father's*1 December 1744William was named in his father's will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Benjamin Cottman Sr. named children Benjamin, Joseph, William, Betty Polk & Mary Stockwell.3 
Security on Admin*10 July 1745He was security on the administration of an estate on 10 July 1745 at Somerset Co, MD. The settlement of John Robinson's estate showed Jospeh Cottman paid children Mary and John. Surities John Surman & William Cottman.5 
Land gave*15 September 1750He deeded land as a gift on 15 September 1750 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. William Cottman gave to son Benjamin Cottman 150 acres of this tract and part of tract Tinson in West Princess Anne District.6 
Will - Mentioned in*4 November 1783William was mentioned in a will on 4 November 1783 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as William Cottman, son of Benjamin Cottman of Wicomico, in the will of Matthias Dashiell.7 
Death*after 1783He died after 1783.7 

Family

(-----) Tunstall (Tunstall?) b. c 1705
Marriagecirca 1725He married (-----) Tunstall (Tunstall?) circa 1725.3 
Children 1.Benjamin Cottman (s/o Wm of Ben)8 b. c 1725
 2.John Tunstall Cottman3 b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 60 (will of John Robison).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).
  4. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 382 (tract Taunton Deanne).
  5. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 19 (settlement of John Robertson).
  6. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 382 (tract Taunton Deanne) & p. 392 (tract Tinson).
  7. [S1052] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 1, 1777-1788, p. 28 (will of Matthias Dashiell).
  8. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 78 (Cottman Family).

Benjamin Cottman III1

M, b. circa 1698, d. after 1783
FatherBenjamin Cottman II1 b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
MotherElizabeth Hardy1 b. c 1664
Last Edited10 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1698Benjamin Cottman III was born circa 1698 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1718He married (-----) (-----) circa 1718.2 
Land gave*31 October 1734Benjamin Cottman III deeded land as a gift on 31 October 1734 at tract Cottmans Point, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman (III) gave this 50 acre tract to Benjamin Cottman Jr (IV), now of Pennsylvania.3 
Land gave31 October 1734He deeded land as a gift on 31 October 1734 at tract Taunton Deane, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman (III) gave son Benjamin Cottman Jr. (IV), now of Pennsylvania, the lower part of this tract.4 
Will - Witnessed*14 December 1743Benjamin witnessed a will on 14 December 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that John Waters, Joseph Cottman & Benjamin Cottman witnessed the will of Mary Oclary.5 
Will - Father's*1 December 1744Benjamin was named in his father's will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Benjamin Cottman Sr. named children Benjamin, Joseph, William, Betty Polk & Mary Stockwell.6 
Will - Brother's*17 January 1748Benjamin was named in his brother's will on 17 January 1748 at Wicomico Creek, Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Thomas Gillis, Benjamin Cottman and Samuel Brereton witnessed the will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah.7 
Land bought6 March 1749He bought land on 6 March 1749 at tract Chance, Wicomico Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. William Booth sold 60 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cottman Sr.8 
Land patented1751He patented land in 1751 at tract Cottmans Freehold, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and it contained 86 acres.9 
Will - Witnessed10 June 1756Benjamin witnessed a will on 10 June 1756 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Charles Leatherbury, Benjamin Cottman, William Gray & Isaac Dashiell witnessed the will of Clement Dashiell, wife Sarah.10 
Land bought21 June 1757He bought land on 21 June 1757 at tract Young Tinson, West Princess Anne District, Somerset Co, MD. Charles Leatherbury, wife Priscilla, sold 10 aces of this tract to Benjamin Cottman.11 
Land patented1760He patented land in 1760 at tract Cottmans Venture, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and it contained 69 acres.12 
Marriagecirca 1765He married Jane (-----) circa 1765.9 
Land sold*26 April 1768Benjamin Cottman III sold land on 26 April 1768 at tract Cottmans Freehold, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. Benjamin Cottman & wife Jane sold part of this tract to Joseph Cottman.9 
Land patented*1769He patented land in 1769 at tract Cottmans Purchase, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and it contained 31 acres.13 
Land bought2 April 1771He bought land on 2 April 1771 at tract Tinson, West Princess Anne District, Somerset Co, MD. Charles Leatherbury and wife Priscilla sold 150 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cotton.14 
Land bought*2 April 1771He bought land on 2 April 1771 at tract Young Tinson, West Princess Anne District, Somerset Co, MD. Charles Leatherbury, wife Priscilla, sold 4 acres of this tract to Benjamin Cottman.11 
Tax list (land)1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at tract Cottmans Freehold, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and charged with 12 acres of this tract.9 
Tax list (land)1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at tract Tinson, West Princess Anne District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman who was charged with tax on this tract.14 
Tax list (land)*1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at tract Cottmans Venture, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and charged with 69 acres of this tract.12 
Tax list (land)1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at tract Cottmans Purchase, Mt. Vernon District, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Benjamin Cottman and charged with 31 acres of this tract.13 
Death*after 1783He died after 1783. 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1700
Marriage*circa 1718He married (-----) (-----) circa 1718.2 
Children 1.Benjamin Cottman IV (the younger)+2 b. c 1718, d. 1767
 2.Joseph Cottman2 b. c 1720

Family 2

Child 1.Richard Cottman+ b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 77 (Cottman Family).
  3. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 103 (tract Cottmans Point).
  4. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 382 (tract Taunton Deanne).
  5. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 5 (will of Mary Oclary).
  6. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).
  7. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 1 (will of Joseph Cottman of Wicomico, wife Hannah).
  8. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 61 (tract Chance).
  9. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 102 (tract Cottmans Freehold).
  10. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 13 (will of Clement Dashiell, wife Sarah).
  11. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 438 (tract Young Tinson).
  12. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 103 (tract Cottmans Venture).
  13. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 103 (tract Cottmans Purchase).
  14. [S1046] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland Land Records, p. 392 (tract Tinson).

Betty Cottman1

F, b. circa 1704
FatherBenjamin Cottman II1 b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
MotherElizabeth Hardy1 b. c 1664
Last Edited7 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1704Betty Cottman was born circa 1704 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married (-----) Polk circa 1725.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Polk. 
Will - Father's*1 December 1744Betty was named in her father's will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Benjamin Cottman Sr. named children Benjamin, Joseph, William, Betty Polk & Mary Stockwell.2 

Family

(-----) Polk b. c 1700

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).

(-----) Polk1

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1700(-----) Polk was born circa 1700 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married Betty Cottman, daughter of Benjamin Cottman II and Elizabeth Hardy, circa 1725.1 

Family

Betty Cottman b. c 1704

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).

Mary Cottman

F, b. circa 1706
FatherBenjamin Cottman II b. 20 Mar 1675/76, d. b 27 Feb 1748
MotherElizabeth Hardy b. c 1664
Last Edited8 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1706Mary Cottman was born circa 1706 at Somerset Co, MD. 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Thomas Stockwell circa 1725.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Stockwell. 
Will - Father's*1 December 1744Mary was named in her father's will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Benjamin Cottman Sr. named children Benjamin, Joseph, William, Betty Polk & Mary Stockwell.2 

Family

Thomas Stockwell b. c 1700
Children 1.Rachel Stockwell2 b. c 1726
 2.Mary Stockwell2 b. c 1728

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).

Thomas Stockwell1

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited8 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1700Thomas Stockwell was born circa 1700 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married Mary Cottman, daughter of Benjamin Cottman II and Elizabeth Hardy, circa 1725.1 
Will - Father-in-law*1 December 1744Thomas was named in his father-in-law's will on 1 December 1744 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Thomas Stockwell in the will of Benjamin Cottman Sr. He also named Mary Stockwell Sr. and named her Extr.2 

Family

Mary Cottman b. c 1706
Children 1.Rachel Stockwell2 b. c 1726
 2.Mary Stockwell2 b. c 1728

Citations

  1. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 76 (Cottman Family).
  2. [S2171] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book EB 14, 1748-1749 & Accts & Inventories 1678-1745, p. 2 (will of Benjamin Cottman Sr.).