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"The Cosbys of York County Virginia: 1737-1790" by Elizabeth Cosby Stafford Jenkins [Part 3 of 3].

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56 York County Clerk York York Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1809 None LDS #0029307 My #14 1782 Upper York District = John Cosby tithable persons, 3 horses, and 20 cattle no wheels. Wm Cosby listed but no numbers

1782 Upper York Hampton = John Cosby's claves Peter, Jamy, Jenny, Phobe, David, Will and Sue 5 tithables, 3 under 16, 25 cattle and 3 horses

1785 Upper York Hampton = John Cosby 5 Tithables, 3 not tithables, 2 horses and 95 cattle. Ann Cosby is furnished by the grand jury.

1786 Upper York Hampton = John nothing listed except 6 cattle

1788 May 27th John Cosby's Estate = No whites over 16, one horse and 3 blacks over 16

He was not on the 1789 or 1790 lists

York Clerk of Court York County York County Judgements\Orders 1746-1752 and 1752-1754 None LDS # 0034430 My number #18

First Book #1 Judgement and Orders 1746-1752 p. 65 James Cosby's will was proved but not listed. Ann is his widow Feb 15, 1747. she must appear next court to declare if she will administer the estate of descendent. p. 73 March 21, 1747 Ann renounced the will and Robert Shields gives bond and accepts to administer the estate. p. 74 Motion of Matthew Shield that Aurthur Dickson, Ellyson Armstead, Nathaniel Buckard, John Lister or any of the three of them examine the estate of said James Cosby account of his administration of the account of Samuel Cosby desc. and make report at next court. March 21, 1747 p. 82 Ann Cosby Widow Plt. vs John Lester Def. (In Case) dismissed being agreed by the parties. May 156, 1748 p. 86 the James Cosby administration of Samuel Cosby's estate report is not ready so ordered for next court. May 16, 1748. Also the report for settling James Cosby's administration of the account of Richard Muchinkee (tree??) is put off to the next court. p. 98 June 20, 1748 The order of assigning Ann Cosby her Dower in