Free African American Taxables in Somerset County, Maryland 1723-1759

Abstracted from the original records at the Maryland Archvies [C-812], the microfilm at the Archives CR 20,397, and an excellent abstract published by the Archives: http://guide.mdsa.net/series.cfm?action=viewSeries&ID=C1812

 

        1723

        Poquetenorton Hundred

        Peter Beckett

        Thomas Parnell

Robert Warrin

Deverex Drigus

 

Mattaponi Hundred

Manuel Harman

 

Wickacomoco Hundred

Jacob Crouch

Abraham Puckam

 

Alexander Adams

Richard Puckam

 

Manokin Hundred

George Horner

 

1724

Pocatee Norton Hundred

Thomas Purnell

Deverex Drigus

 

Baltimore Hundred

To Jane Drigus Malatto widow

Winslow Drigus

 

Matapany Hundred

Immanuel Harman

 

Wickacomoco Hundred

Ritiard Puckem

Jacob Crouch

Abraham Puckam

Manokin Hundred

George Horner

 

1725

Manokin Hundred

Charles Revel

Richard Malavey

Negro purrue -3

George Horner

        Wm Horner

 

Baltimore Hundred

Isabee Parkins

Winslow Dregas - 2

 

Poquetenorton Hundred

Peter Beckett

Deverix Drigus

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Sambo Game

Grace negro - 2

 

Wecomocoe Hundred

Giles Boushaw

Abram Puckham - 2

Mattapany Hundred

Manewell Harmon

 

1727

Nanticoke Hundred

Negro Sambo Gam

Patrick Makeala

Negro Grace - 3

 

Nanticoke Hundred (another list)

Sam Gam free negro

Betty Gam negro

Samuell Clark

grace negro - 4

 

Manokin Hundred

James Longo - 1

George Hornor

        Matilder Hornor

        William Hornor

Pocomoke Hundred

Richard Puckham -1

 

Elizabeth Davis

Mallato Wm Farmer -1

 

Annamessex Hundred

Manuell

 

Boquetenorton Hundred

Peter Backott

Elisha Purnell

Deverix Drigas mall

pipan - 3

 

Mattaponi Hundred

Emanuel Harman - 1

 

Money Hundred

Philip Covington

Abraham Puckham

Sambo, Jo, Bess} Negros - 5

 

1728

Mattapany Hundred

Immanuel Harmon - 1

 

Manokin Hundred

Henry Newman - 1

Abraham Puckham - 1

George Horner

        William Horner

        Matilder Horner

        George Horner

Nanticoke Hundred

Sambo Game

Robt. Game

Grace Negro 3

 

Fortune Game

Betty Game 2

 

Monny Hundred

James Longer

Wicomico Hundred

Benjamin Cottman

        Jno Newman mullatta

        Boube, Sarah

 

1729

Nanticoke Hundred

Samboe Game

Robt. Game

Negro Grace -3

Bogerternorton

Emanuel Harman

        John Harmon

Manokin Hundred

Henery Newman

James Longo

George Horner

        Till Horner

        William Horner

        George Horner

Wicomico Hundred

Benjamin Cottman

        John Newman

 

1730

Baltimore Hundred

Dibrex Drikens 1

Bogerternorton Hundred

Peter Peckett

Matapany Hundred

Emanuel Harmon

Manokin Hundred

Henry Newman

George Horner

        Tull Horner

        George Horner

        James Horner

Pocomoke Hundred

mulatto Darkus

Nanticoke Hundred

Sambo Game

        Robert Game

Fortune Game

        Betty Game

Wicomico

James Longer

 

1731

Nanticoke Hundred

Sambo Gam

    Robert Gam

  

Forten Gam

Betty Gam 2

 

Wicomoco Hundred

James Longo

John Ollifan - 2

 

Richard Puckam - 1

 

Baltimore Hundred

Dibrex Drigus - 1

Matapany Hundred

Manuell Hermon - 1

Boterternorton Hundred

Peter Backitt

Manokin Hundred

Henry Newman

George Horner

        Till Horner

        James Horner

Arnold Elzey

        George Horner

   

1733

Wiccomoco Hundred

James Longow - 1

Richd Puckham - 1

 

Poquetenorton Hundred

Peter Beckeets 1

Wm Smith

Zachariah Harman 2

Ursula Greer

        William Harman

Matapany Hundred

Emanuel Harman

Baltimore Hundred

Dibrex Drigor - 1

Nanticoke Hundred

Sambow Game 1

Robt Game

Elender Game 2

 

Forten Game

Betty Game

Rose Game - 3

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

Manokin Hundred

George Horner junr

George Horner senr

        James Horner

        Matilder Horner

       

1734

Poquetenorton Hundred

Peter Bucket

John Drigus - 1

 

Ursley Greer

Zachariah Harman

William Harman - 2

 

Nanticoke Hundred

John Hopkins

        Nan Game -

Forten Game 1

Nanticoke Hundred (another list)

Robt. Game

Matapany Hundred

Emmanuel Harman

Manokin Hundred

Jams Strawbridge

        Coffee, Davey, indian Heger

George Horner junr

George Horner

        James Horner

        John Horner

        Till

 

Annamessex Hundred

Jno Adams

    indian Andrew, Dick, Sesar, Addam, Jonas, Gelico, Sarah

Wicomico Hundred

James Longo

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

 

1735       

Wicomoco Hundred

Benjamin Cottman

        John Newman

James Longoe 1

Bogaton Norton Hundred

Presgrave Williams

Zachariah Harmon - 2

Peter Beckett -1

Baltimore Hundred

 

William Harmon

John Drigroes

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game -1

Fortin Game 1

 

Mattapany Hundred

Manewell Harman 1

Andrew Thomson

        John Harmon

Pocomoke Hundred

John Fortin Indian 1

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

Manokin Hundred

George Horner junr

George Horner

        Till Horner

        James Horner

        John Horner

 

1736

Manokin Hundred

Richard Pookum

Sarah Thomson

        James King indian

Edward Chambers

        James Horner

George Horner

        Matilda Horner

        John Horner

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game

 

Forten Game

Betty Game - 2

 

Poquetenorton

Peter Becketts - 1

William Harman

        Zachariah Harman

John Driggus - 1

Wicomico Hundred

John Longo

Matapany Hundred

Ephraim Waggaman

        John Harman

Benjamin Sammons

        Benjamin Harman

Emanuel Harman

        Simon

Pocomoke Hundred

Sue Hogskin

        Jonas Hogskin - 1

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

 

1737

Poquetenorton

Edward Franklin

        John Harman

        Zachariah Harman - 3

Paul Alexander

        Benjamin Harmon

Robert Warrin

William Harman

Peter Becket

        William B__et - 2

Monnie Hundred

Henry Newman

Richard Puckem

Mattapany Hundred

Benjamin Sammons

        George Harman

Emanuel Harman

        Simon Colleck 2

 

Wicomico Hundred

James Longo

        Nathaniel Morris

Pocomoke Hundred

Henry Schofield

        Jonas Hogskin

 

1738

Annamessex Hundred

Wm Coulbroun jr

        mollatto Kate

Boquetenorton Hundred

Edward Harman

        Zachariah Harman

Edward Harman

Zachariah Harman - 2

William Harman 1

Peter Beckett

John Drigges

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Fortune Game

Anvill Game - 2

Robert Game - 1

 

Priscilla Dashiell

Harry Negro - 1

Abraham Puckam

Monnie Hundred

Richard Puckham - 1

Wicomico Hundred

James Longo

        James Ruark

        Nathaniel Morris

Benjamin Cottman

        John Newman

Pocomoke Hundred

Saward Tomlinson

        Jonas Hodsson - 2

Manokin Hundred

George Horner

        Metildo Horner

        Jno Horner

        Arnal Horner

 

1739

Boguetenorton Hundred

John Driggus

Peter Becketts - 1

Edward Franklyn

       Zachariah Harman - 2

  Edward Harman - 1

 

William Harman

         Edward Harman - 2

Baltimore Hundred

John Harman

Manokin Hundred

George Horner jur.

James Horner

George Horner, Sr.

        Mertildo Horner

        John Horner

        Arnold Horner

 

Monnie Hundred

Richard Puckham

Jno Puckam - 2

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Fortune Game

       Anvell Game

Pocomoke Hundred

James Baker

        Thos Mulligen

        Comfort Wright molatto

Henry Scholfield

        George Sparkman

Solomon Tomlinson

        Jonas Hogskin

Wm Garrit

        wife

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

           

1740

Boquetenorton

Peter Beckett

        Deverix Beckett

William Harmon

         Betty his wife by order of Court - 2

John Harmon

        and his wife a Melotto - 2

Robert Warrin

His man

Jane Harman

Another list:

Robert Warrin

        mulato Harman [Tom]

Jane Hurmon mulato

Edward Harmon

Edward Harmon -2

John Driggus -1

Nahaniel Morris

        Eliza wife

Annamessex Hundred

Jonas Hogskin

        Robin, Sarah - 3

free black What -1

 

Baltimore Hundred

John Fassit

        free black Comfort

John Walkert(?) Molatto - 1

Nanticoke Hundred

Robin Game

Fortune Game

Anvill Game

Richard Puckham

John Puckham

Mary Puckham

John Puckham

Wm Jerad free black

        Comfort Jerad free blac - 2

Pocomoke Hundred

James Sparkman

Thomas Mulligan

        Comfort Wright - 2

Wiccomco Hundred

James Longoe

         James Ruark

        Nathaniel Morris

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

Manokin Hundred

Jams Horner

Geo. Horner

Matildo Horner

        Jno Horner

        Arnold Horner

        Charles Horner

1743

Manokin Hundred

John _uckam (Puckham)

Richard pu_ka_ (Puckham)

Manokin Hundred

William Horner

         Tom

James Horner

George Horner senr.

        Matildo Horner

        Charles Horner

        Samuel Horner

Arnold Horner

Thomas Jones

        George Horner

 

Mary Puckquim

John Puckquim 1

John Horner

Capt. Henry Ballard

Richard Pookam

Nanticoke Hundred

Robt. Dashiell Negro Harry with Priscilla Dashiell

               

Anvel Gam - 1

Robt Game

Memo: There is Two Woman of a Dark compection Live at the Head, Tipquin that will not. They are full as Dark as most Mallatos. They are of the Breed of old fortune and Robt. Game. Never Gave in his wife to me since I have been Constable. She Being Dark Skyned too. Geo. McKean. 

N.B. The Two wemon above named Refuse to Give Themselves in for Taxables

 

Pocomoke Hundred

Isaac Baston

John Fortener

Tom Melavery

Annamessex Hundred

Negro Watt

Robert Scott

        George Harmon

James Naince

        William Cambridge

Wicomico Hundred

James Beard

        mulatto Jemmy, Sam, Hecter, Tom, Sanders, Pompy

John Fowler

        malato Mary

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

 

1744

Manokin

Richard Puckam

John Puckam 2

Marry Bozman

        Free Jack

        Free Betty

William McClemmy

            William Horner

Charles Horner

        Samuel Horner

Henry Ballard

        Richard Puckham

Black Sarah

Thomas Jones

        George Horner

Arnold Horner

Joseph Gillis

        Free Peter

Samuel Wilson

        Black Nanny

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game

 

Mrs. Priscilla Dashiell

Negroe Harry

 

Isaac Bebbings

        Anvil Game 2

Annamessex Hundred

Negro Wat

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

 

1745

Manokin Hundred

Benjamin Fransway

        Richard Pukam

John _uckam

Rich__d Pu___

Arnold Horner

Metildo Horner

        Charles __

        Samuel __ner

        Robert __er

negro Philip

Monie Hundred

John _eatherbu

        Mary Lunn

Henry Newman

Annamessex Hundred

negro Wat

Nanticoke Hundred

Robt Game 1

 

1746

Manokin Hundred

Thomas Jones

        George Horner

John Bell

John Puckam

(adjacent to)

Mary Puckam

Richard Puckam  1

Arnold Horner

William Turpin

        William Horner

Metildo Horner

        Arnold Horner

        Samuel Horner

        Robert Horner

Free Bess -1

Pocomoco Hundred

Jonas Hogskin 1/-

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game

Wicomico Hundred

John Fowler

        melatto Mary

Annamessex Hundred

Negro Wat

Monie Hundred

John Leatherbury

        Mary Lunn

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

 

1747

Manokin Hundred

Negro Free Bess

Free Peter

Metildo Horner

        Charles Horner

        Samuel Horner

        Robert Horner

Richard Puckham

John Puckham

Richard Puckham

 

Pocomoke Hundred

Purnal Newbold

        Patience,

        Marg Redding

Jonas Hogskin

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game

Annamessex Hundred

Negro Wat

 

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

 

1748

Manokin Hundred list of James Ballard

Richard Puckham Sener.

John Puckham 2

Charles Horner

Arnold Horner

Metildo Horner

        Samuel Horner

        Robert Horner - 2

John Bell

Richard Puckham

Mathew Dorman - 3

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game

Thos Morris mulato

Pocomoke Hundred

Thomas Newbold

        Mary Redding

        Patience

Jonas Hogskin

Robert Jenkins Henry

        Melattor Jenney

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

 

1749

Pocomoke Hundred

Jonas Hogskin - 1

 

Darkes Melavery - 1

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Robert Game

Betty Game

George Game 1

 

Manokin Hundred

John Bell

Mathew Dorman

John Puckam 3

Metil Horner

    Samu_l

    Rob_t

Richard Puckham

Richard Puckam 2

John Rigsby

        Charles Horner

Arnold Horner

Annamessex Hundred

Black Woot

Pocomoke Hundred

Purnal Newbold

        Patience

        Moll

George Horner

Jonas Hogskin

Dorkes Melavery

 

1750

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman indian

        Isaac Newman

Arnold Horner

Henry Newman indian

Isaac Newman

John Leatherbury

        Mary Lunn

Manokin Hundred

Charles Horner

Samuel Horner

Robert Horner

Richard Puckham

Mathew Puckham

John Puckham

Richard Puckham

 

Nanticoke Hundred

Robt Game

Pocomoke Hundred

John Dennis

    George Horner

Purnell Newbold

    Patience, Mool

Jonas Hogskin

Darkos Malavery

Annamsesex Hundred

Black Woot

 

1751

Manokin Hundred

William Miles

Mathew Puckham 7

 

Richard Puckam Sener.

Saul Puckam 2

 

John Puckam 1

 

Richard Puckam Junr. 1

Pocomoke Hundred

Purnall Newbold

    molatto Patience, molatto Moll

Mrs. Newbold

        molatto Manuell

Jonas Hogskin

 

1752

Manokin Hundred

Richard Puckam

 

Richard Puckam

Solomon Puckam 2

John Puckam

Mathew Puckam

Nanticoke Hundred

Black Watt

 

Hance Bruster

        John Newman

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

Wicomico Hundred

Hance Bruster

        John Newman

 

1753

Thomas White

Stephen Sparkman 2/1

 

Manokin Hundred

Charles Horner

William Polk

John Puckham

Richard Puckam

Richard Puckham Senr.

Solomon Puckham   

David Puckham

Mattew Puckham

Pocomoke Hundred

Joyce Newbold

        Patient, Moll

Jonas Hogskin

Harrey Free Black

Darcos his wife

Wicomico Hundred

Hance Bruster

        John Newman

Ahab Costen

        Harry Free Black

Monie Hundred

Robert Horner

Samuel Horner

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

 

1754

Manokin Hundred

William Polk

John Puckam

Richard Puckam

Richard Puckam Senr.

Solomon Puckam

David Puckam 3 1

Mathew Puckam

Stephen Adams

        Richard Puckam

Pocomoke Hundred

Abell McBee

        Molatto Will

Wicomico Hundred

Doctor Negro Herry

Monie Hundred

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

        Thomas Newman

 

1756

Manokin Hundred

William Polk

        John Puckam

William Mc Dorman

Mathew Puckham

William Miles

Richard Puckham

Thomas James

        Thomas Newman

Nanticoke Hundred

Betty Game

Negro patience Tompson 2

James Sockam

        Rachll Sockam

 

Money (Monie) Hundred

Henry Newman

        John Newman

        Isaac Newman

Mary Pukam

Saul Pukam 1

David Pukam 1

 

Pocomoke Hundred

Harry Rich free negro

        Darkes Rich

James Smith

        Mulatto Mary Smith

Annamessex Hundred

Jonas Hodskin

        Rodey Hogskin

 

1757

Nanticoke Hundred

Betty Fortain

Fortan Fortain 2

 

John Scokem

Rachel Scokem 2

 

Money (Monie) Hundred

Solomon Puckom

Mary Pucom

David Pucom

Marthew Pucom 2

 

Henry Newman

        Thomas Newman

        John Newman

        Isaac Newman

Manokin Hundred

Ezekiel Townsend

        Richard Puckam

William Polk

        John Puckam

Pocomoke Hundred

Jonas Hogskin

Rhoda Hogskin

Robert Jenkins Henry

        mulatto Robin

John Tull: Jemima Armwood - 2

Harry Rich free negro

        Darkes Rich

James Smith

        Mulatto Mary Smith

Wicomico

Free Pliner a Malato

William Hill

        Richard Puckam

 

1759

Pocomoke Hundred

Stevens White

Jonas Hogskin

 

To Jonas Hogskin

Rhoda Hogskin 1

Harry Rich free negro

        D__ R__

James Smith

        Mulatto Mary Smith

 

Manokin Hundred

William McClemming

        Free Roger

Mary Puckam

Priscilla Puckam

David Puckam

Mathew Puckam

Solomon Puckam - 4

 

Richard Puckam -1

William Polk

        John Puckam

Nanticoke Hundred

George Scott

Ephram Game

James Right

Blinda - 4

 

Polina Gam

Sarah Do 2

 

Swe Gam -1

Monie Hundred

Thomas W__y

        Thomas Newman

Henry Newman

        Isaac Newman

John Newman       

Wicomico Hundred

William Hill

        Richd Puckam

        Henry Gam

Hugh Canaday

        malatto Sue

Free Comfort