"The Cosbys of York County Virginia: 1737-1790" by Elizabeth Cosby Stafford Jenkins [Part 3 of 3].
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44 York Clerk of Court York Co. York County Deed Book #6 1755-1763 None LDS #0034421 My #23
C page of index is torn but Cosby's conspicuously absent from the rest of the index. In 1755 John Coke, James City Tavern keeper, buys 2 lots in Wmsburg off of Nicklson St. near the goal and his own other lots. In 1756 Matthew Burt is of York Co. and is a chairmaker. Ann Hewitt is his wife. p. 441 May 17, 1762 is the beginning date that James Crosbie apprentices himself to Wm. Mitchell, wheelright and chairmaker, for 7 years. p. 497 Feb 21, 1763 Charles apprenticed to Samuel Coke Wmsburg carpenter for 6 years until Sept 19, 1769. Charles Hansford is witness.
York County clerk York County York County Judgements and Orders 1765 to 1770 None LDS # 0034432 My #41
First Book 1765 to 1768 Item #1 p. 4 Sept 16, 1765 Payton Randolf vs Elizabeth Fuller wife of William Fuller. In the petition it mentions that the estate of Wm. Fuller owes Mary Cosby her share of estate of John Cosby her father (9 pounds 3 shillings 2 pence. Charles is not mentioned. p. 7 Samuel Coke is witness for Thomas Cobbs and receives tobacco as payment p. 12 Sept. 16, 1765 John Cosby vs Aurthur Dickenson for debt dismissed by agreement of both parties. p. 31 Oct. 21, 1765 Mary Cosby wins a debt suit against Colin Ferguson. He pays her 5 pounds 8 shillings 3 pence and costs. p. 48 May 19, 1766 James Burwell appointed to take the tithes for Upper Precint of York Hampton. p. 55 June 16, 1766 Samuel Coke is given 136 pounds and 14 shillings by the court to build a tobacco warehouse at Capital Landing. p. 91 July 21, 1766 Ann Cosby vs. Alexander Finnie for debt. She wins. p. 147 Oct 20 1766 Edmond Cosby vs John Shepard. Cosby won. 7 pounds 12 shillings