• John Rockhould
Transcription of 1697 Sale of Rockhoulds Range
• John Rockhould  ‎(I11274)‎
Prefix:
Given Names: John
Surname: Rockhould

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 1640 35 26 Lower Norfolk Co., VA
Death: 1698 ‎(Age 58)‎
Notes

Note
Taxed 60 lbs of tobacco ‎( a low relative amount)‎ in MD 1681.

No other Rockholds are listed in the tax rolls at ­http­://­www­.­mdgenweb­.­org­/­taxlists­.­htm­.

A John Rowell is taxed 25 lbs, also a relatively low amount, in Somersett County in 1678.

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On September 7. 1659, the tract, Rockhould, formerly surveyed for Robert Rockhould and John Scotcher in Calvert County was granted to John Rockhould and his brother Robert Rockhould. In 1672 it was resurveyed for them as the boundary trees had fallen down.

On July 30, 1666, a tract of 90 acres on Scotcher's Creek was laid out for John Rockhould of Ann Arundell County, orphan, the land upon which he was then living, called Rich Neck.

In 1667 a warrant for 100 acres of land was granted John Rockhould, which in 1669, he made over to William Hopkins.

On July 10, 1676, John Rockhould bought Richardwon's levell containing 207 acres on Saltpeter Creek from Thomas Richardson, son of Lawrence, and also 200 acres of Richardson's Folly surveyed June 19, 1661 for Lawrence Richardson on the South River, Later he bought Burntwood COmmon.

In 1684 Henry Helmsley, Ann Arundell County assigned to John Rockhould, gent, Rockhould's Range on the north side of the Patapsco River on Rich Creek.

A warrant of 83 acres was granted John Rockhould in 1695, out of which 243 acres were surveyed into Rockhould's Purchase on Cutis Creek on July 1, 1676, and 180 acres into Rockhould's Search on the south side of the Patapsco Rivier.

In 1679 he was withness for Edward Dorsey in his suit against Thomas Bland, and he and his son John Rockhould Jr. withnessed the will of Joshua Dorsey in 1687,

Note
John Rockhold's fine of 500 pounds of tobacco was remitted for sufficient reason shown 6 September 1698.

Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1770, Volume 23, p. 523.

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Sources

Source
The DORSEY FAMILY Descendents of Edward Darcy-Dorsey of Virginia and Maryland For Five Generations and Allied Families
Publication: 1947 Manuscript available on Heritage Quest
Citation Details:  p. 200

Source
The Rockholds of Early Maryland
Publication: Maryland Historical Magazine, The Maryland Historical Society. Vol. 32 No. 4 December, 1937.

Source
http://www.hayesclan.com/genealogy/
Publication: Bill Hayes Genealogy Site

Source
Maryland Historical Magazine
Citation Details:  Vol IX, No. 3, p. 298

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Family with Parents
Father
• Robert Rockwell
Birth about 1605 possibly Germany or Netherlands, not Delft
Death before 30 July 1666 ‎(Age 61)‎ Calvert Co., MD
9 years
Mother
 
• Sarah ‎(unknown)‎
Birth 1614
Death after 1659 ‎(Age 45)‎

Marriage: 1633
5 years
#1
Sister
Mary Rockwell
Birth before 1638 33 24 Europe?
Death before 1650 ‎(Age 12)‎
-4 years
#2
Brother
Robert Rockhold Jr
Birth 1634 29 20 poss. VA
Death after 1672 ‎(Age 38)‎
2 years
#3
Brother
Thomas Rockhold
Birth 1636 31 22 New Norfolk Co., VA
Death Age: unknown
4 years
#4
• John Rockhould
Birth 1640 35 26 Lower Norfolk Co., VA
Death 1698 ‎(Age 58)‎
#5
Sister
Ann Rockhold
Birth 1640 35 26 Lower Norfolk Co., VA
Family with • Mary M. Richardson
• John Rockhould
Birth 1640 35 26 Lower Norfolk Co., VA
Death 1698 ‎(Age 58)‎
9 years
Wife
 
• Mary M. Richardson
Birth after 1649 43 41 MD
Death about 1704 ‎(Age 55)‎

Marriage: 14 December 1666 -- Anne Arundel Co., MD
2 years
#1
Daughter
Susannah Rockhold
Birth about 1669 29 20 Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death 8 December 1712 ‎(Age 43)‎
1 year
#2
Daughter
Elizabeth Rockhold
Birth about 1670 30 21 Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death 1741 ‎(Age 71)‎
2 years
#3
Son
• Thomas Rockhold
Birth about 1672 32 23 Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death after 1706 ‎(Age 34)‎
2 years
#4
Son
Charles Rockhold
Birth about 1674 34 25 Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death 1741 ‎(Age 67)‎ Baltimore Co., MD
2 years
#5
Son
Jacob Rockhold
Birth about 1676 36 27
Death after 1704 ‎(Age 28)‎
6 years
#6
Daughter
Sebrah Rockhold
Birth about 1682 42 33 Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death between 1704 and 1730 ‎(Age 22)‎
-12 years
#7
Son
John Rockhold
Birth before 1670 30 21
Death between 1687 and 1698 ‎(Age 17)‎
18 years
#8
Daughter
Sarah Rockhold
Birth about 1688 48 39 Anne Arundel Co., MD
Death after 1704 ‎(Age 16)‎