Northampton County, VA Cattlemarks 1665-1742 - Transcribed by Frank V. Walczyk

A Record of marks of cattle belonging to

the inhabitants of this County of

Northampton 1665

31 July 1665

John Bagwell his mark, of cattle entered cropt on both ears and slit on the right.

Richard Patrick his mark, of cattle entered cropt on the left ear and a slit on either side of the cropt.

Mary Coale the wife of John Coale be marks of her proper marks of cattle belonging to herself entered cropt on the left ear and overhalfed and a notch upon the right ear.

Francis Harper his mark of cattle entered two over bites and two under bites on each ear.

Jerom Griffits his mark of cattle entered being formerly his wife’s cattle given by Esq. Yardley when she was a child (vizt) cropt on the right ear and a hole in both ears.

John Waterson his mark entered is slit on the right ear and overbitten, and underhalfed on the left ear and overbitten.

August 25th 1665

Major William Andrews entered his mark of cattle and his children’s as followeth, his own proper mark, cropt and a hole in the right and two slits in the left.

His son William Andrews Junior his mark cropt on both ears and a hole in the right and one slit in the left.

Obedience Andrews his mark cropt on both ears and a hole in the right and three slits in the left.

John Andrews mark his cropt on both ears and a hole in the right and four slits in the left.

George Evelin his mark cropt on the left ear and two slits in the crop.

His daughter Elisheba Andrews her mark cropt on both ears and overhalfed the right and slit in left.

September 1st 1665

The following marks entered

Eustis Sanders his mark cropt on the right ear and underbitten and underhalfed the left ear.

Capt. John Custis his mark overhalfed of the right and cropt and slit in the left ear and burned on the hind quarters.

John, Thomas and Daniell Eyres their mark of cattle cropt and underbitten on the left ear, one slit underneath on the right, their horns marked branded.

Lt. Col. Kendall mark of cattle, cropt on both ears, slit on the left ear, and some of them branded on the horn and buttock with (see Appendix.) His mares and horses some of them underbitten on the left ear, some branded (see Appendix) with a brand iron.

William Melinge his mark is Flower Deluce on both ears.

William Melinge Junior his mark is Flower Deluce in both ears and a hole in the left ear.

Margaret the daughter of Will. Melinge her mark is Flower Deluce on both ears and two little bites taken out of the roof of the upper side of ears.

Charles and Joseph Parkes their mark is cropt and underbitten on the right ear, and three slits in the left ear.

The several marks belonging to Col. John Stringer entered September 1st 1665. The buttock mark of horses and mares (see Appendix.) His mark of cattle underhalfed both ears.

Hillary Stringer mark underhalfed on both ears and outbitten on the right ear near the root of the ear.

Francis Stringers mark of cattle underhalfed and overhalfed on both ears.

Jacob Stringers mark is underhalfed and a hole in both ears.

John Hornsbyes mark, underhalfed on both ears and two bites taken out of the top of the right ears.

Thomas Dimmer his mark, cropt on both ears and holed in both ears, and overhalfed on the right.

Johnathan Newton his mark, underhalfed on both ears and cropt on the left.

The marks of Thomas Scarlett recorded for Peter Delaware.

Thomas Scarlett his mark, right ear cropt and two slits, the left ear cropt and underhalfed.

Capt. John Savage his mark, cropt on both ears and slit on the right.

Susannah Savage her mark, cropt on both ears and slit on the right ear and nick under both ears.

Hannah Savage her mark, cropt on both ears and slit on the right ear and undernicked on the left ear.

Thomas Banks his mark, cropt on the right ear and three slits.

Capt. Will. Jones his mark, the left ear holed the right ear underhalfed. (To Rob Clarke.) His horse mark branded (see Appendix) on the left buttock.

Nicholas Powell his mark, swallowtailed on the right ear, and cropt and underbitten on the left ear, his burnt mark is (see Appendix.)

His children’s mark, cropt and slit on the right ear, overbitten and a hole in the left ear.

His son John Powell his mark, given by his grandfather, a Flower Deluce on the left ear and a hole in the right ear.

September 20th 1665

The several marks entered (vizt)

John Wilkins his mark of cattle, underbitten on the right ear and swallowtailed on the left.

John Balwins mark of cattle, cropt on the right ear and three slits and underhalfed on the left ear.

John Wilkins his burnt mark (see Appendix.) The 30th of May 1687, the said brand mark delivered upon John Wilkins Junior.

John Wilkins wife her mark of cattle, a Flower Deluce and a hole in the right ear, cropt on the left ear and a hole.

Richard Whittmarch his mark, the right ear made like a spade on the top and the left ear cropt, and slit and overbitten.

Lt. George Frizelle mark of cattle, swallowtailed on the left ear and the right ear hole. (This mark of Thomas mark, Joseph Warren hath.)

Mr. Thomas Harmars mark, the right ear overhalfed and the left ear underhalfed.

George Willis his mark, Flower Deluce on the right ear, cropt and underbitten on the left.

Stephen Costen mark, cropt on the right ear and overbitten and the left ear whole.

John Stephens mark, cropt on the right ear and a slit in the crop, the left ear whole.

John Dorman his mark, cropt on both ears and two slits in the right ear. Recorded for Thomas Roberts.

Mr. William Smiths mark, cropt on the right ear, swallowtail on the left ear and a hole.

Thomas Harmansons mark, cropt on both ears and a hole in the right ear.

Mr. Thomas Hunts mark, cropt on both ears, slit on the right ear and two slits on the left ear and underbitten on the left ear.

Timothy Steers mark, cropt on both ears, slit on the right ear and two slits on the left ear and underbitten on the left ear.

November the 6th 1665

The following several marks entered (vizt)

The widow Powells mark of cattle, cropt and slit on the right ear and Flower Deluce on the left and a nick under the Flower Deluce.

Richard Fosters mark, cropt and slit on the right ear, and a Flower Deluce on the left ear and two nicks under the Flower Deluce.

Anne Raneers mark, cropt and slit on the right ear and a Flower Deluce on the left ear, and nick over, and a nick under the Flower Deluce.

William Goldenges mark, overhalfed on the right ear, and a swallowtail on the left ear.

Luke Goldenges his mark, the same mark only a nick taken out under the overhalf on the right ear.

William Goldenge Junior his mark, swallowtailed on the right ear and overhalfed on the left ear.

John Daniells mark, cropt on both ears and two slits in the left and one slit on the right.

Will. Kennetts mark, cropt on the left ear, and two slits and a hole in the right ear.

Robert Downes his mark, two slits in the right ear and a hold in the left ear and a nick under the hole.

Teague Harmans mark, cropt on the left ear and a slit, and a hole in the right ear and a nick underneath the ear.

Mary Clarkes mark, cropt on the left ear, and a hole in the right ear and a nick underneath the ear.

November the 13th 1665

These following marks entered (vizt)

Will. Laurence his mark, overhalfed on both ears, and cropt on the right ear.

Peter Duparkes his mark, cropt on both ears, overbitten and underbitten on both ears and a hole in the right ear.

Richard Duparkes his mark, cropt on both ears, overbitten and underbitten on both ears and a slit in the right ear.

John Duparkes his mark, cropt on both ears, overbitten and underbitten on both ears and a slit in the left.

Thomas Duparkes his mark, cropt on both ears and over and underbitten on both ears.

Thomas Churches mark, cropt on both ears and two slits under each ear.

Thomas Church Junior his mark, overbitten and underbitten on both ears and cropt in the left.

John Plumbs mark, overbitten and underbitten on the left ear and a hole in it and overbitten on the right.

Elizabeth Howells mark, over and underbitten on the right ear and a hole in it and cropt on the left ear.

Will. Hudsons mark, swallowtailed on both ears, and underbitten on both ears.

Thomas Forbis his mark, swallowtailed on both ears and underbitten on both ears, and overbitten on the right ear.

Richard Forbis his mark, swallowtailed on both ears, and underbitten on both ears and overbitten on both ears.

December the 20th 1665

These several marks entered (vizt)

Samuell Youngs mark, cropt and slit on the left ear and a hole in the right ear, cropt and holed in the left ear, underbitten and overbitten on the right ear being Gaughagans mark.

John Coale his mark, slit on both ears, and notched on the right ear.

John Fields mark, swallowtailed on both ears, and a hole in both ears. (25 August 1697 This mark recorded for William Stripe.)

John Pash his mark, cropt on the left ear, and a hole in the right ear. (26 August 1697 entered for William Jarvis.)

Lidia Wilkins her mark, underhalfed on the right ear, and swallowtailed on the left ear with a hole in it.

Walter Prices mark, cropt on the left ear, and a slit under the right ear.

Anne Price her mark, cropt on the left ear, and three slits in the crop, and a hole in the right ear.

Mary Price her mark, under and overhalfed on the right ear and a hole in the left, and cut out into a swallowtail.

Charles Price his mark, cropt on both ears, and a square piece taken out in the cropt of the right ear and two slits in the crop of the left ear.

Will. Harpers mark, cropt on both ears and over and underbitten on the left ear. (This recorded for Bartha Addison.)

January the 22nd 1665

These several mark following entered (vizt)

Daniell Jacksons mark, two holes in the right ear and a slit, and a slit in the left ear.

Mary Sachmans mark, overhalfed, and underhalfed, and cropted on both ears, and two slits in the left ear.

Will. Marshalls mark, Flower Deluce on the right ear and underbitten, cropt and a slit in the crop, and underbitten on the left ear.

Will. Parker his mark, cropt on the left ear and underbitten and the right ear underbitten.

Richard Aust his mark, cropt and slit on the right ear, and over and underhalfed on the left ear, and the point of ear cropt.

Henry Marshman his mark, overhalfed on the right ear, and cropt and underbitten on the left ear.

John Stockleyes mark, cropt on both ears, underbitten on both ears, a slit down in the crop of the right ear.

Mr. John Robins his mark, swallowtailed on the right ear.

John Webbs mark is overhalfed on both ears.

John Pennells mark, cropt on both ears, two slits in the right ear, and on slit in the left ear. (His burnt mark on the buttock, [see Appendix.]

March the 6th 1665

These several marks following entered (vizt)

John Bishops mark, cropt on both ears and overbitten on both ears.

Will. Baker, John Baker and Joan Baker their joint marks, cropt on the left ear and slit and a nick bitten on the upper side of the ear, and the right ear overbitten and underbitten.

Mary Bakers mark, cropt on the left ear and slit and the right ear over and underbitten. (This recorded for William Baker the son of William Baker dec’d.)

Richard Nottinghams mark, over and underbitten on both ears and cropt on the left ear and a hole in the right ear.

Will. Fosters mark, cropt on the left ear, and underbitten.

Nicholas Grangers mark, cropt on both ears and underbitten on both ears and slit in the underbite.

Harman Johnson his mark, three slits in the right ear and cropt and underbitten in the left ear.

Mary Gunter her mark, cropt in both ears, and underhalfed on both ears and on slit in each ear.

Lt. Col. William Waters his mark of cattle is cropt on the left ear.

Margaret Waters her mark, the left ear slit, and the lower part of the slit cut away.

William Waters Junior his mark, cropt on the left ear and slit on the right ear.

Samuel Waters his mark, cropt on both ears.

Dorothy Waters her mark, cropt on the left ear and a hart (heart) on the right ear.

George Clarkes mark, a hart (heart) in both ears and the tips of both ears slit out.

Margaret Clarkes mark, swallowtailed on the right ear and overhalfed on the left ear.

Mr. John Michel his mark, cropt and slit in both ears, and one hole in the left. Burnt in both ears (see appendix) and upon the right buttock with (see appendix) especially female.

His children’s ear mark in general (vizt) cropt in both ears, and one slit in the right, and one hole in the left ear, burnt in the horns with (see appendix) and flesh marked upon the right should with (see appendix.)

Mr. Thomas Teackles mark, swallowtailed on both ears.

SEVERAL MEN’S MARKS OF CATTLE

ENTERED IN THE YEAR 1666

April 23rd 1666

Henery Williams his mark, cropt on the right ear and overbitten, and the left ear underbitten.

Margery Williams her mark, overbitten and underbitten and cropt on the right ear and underbitten on the left ear.

William Ewins his mark, swallowtail and underbitten on the left ear.

George West his mark cropt on both ears, and holed in both.

John Bazy his mark, cropt on the right ear, and a hole in the same ear.

Winifried Bazy her mark, cropt both ears and two slits in the left, and nick under the right ear.

James Saunders his mark, the right ear cropt and holed, the left ear a full underhalf.

John Abbotts mark, swallowtailed on the right ear the left ear cropt and two slits in the crop, and the under part of on the slits taken away.

Mary Abbott her mark, the same only one nick in the swallowtail.

June 1st 1666

Several men’s marks entered (vizt)

Alexander Mills his mark, the left ear cropt and slit and a hole in the upper part of the silt and a hart (heart) in the right ear and the top of the ear slit out.

Sarah Huitts mark, cropt on the right ear and a hole.

Phillippe Mongon Negro, his mark, swallowtailed on both ears and overbitten and underbitten on both ears and a hole in the left.

Mary, his wife her mark, cropt both ears and two holes in each ear.

Thomas Poynter his mark, swallowtailed on the left ear, cropt and slit and underbitten on the right ear. This was recorded for Thomas Wade.)

Emanuell Hall his mark, cropt on the left ear and a hole, two nick taken out of the upper side of the right ear.

June 11th 1666

Several men’s marks entered (vizt)

Denham Handan his mark, cropt on both ears, and two slits in both ears and underbitten on both ears, and a hole in the right ear.

Will. Westerhouse Senior his mark, a hole in each ear and a slit in the hole towards the root.

Will. Westerhouse Junior his mark, the right ear holed and a slit in the hole towards the root and the left ear a hole in it, and slit upwards.

Edmund Bibbys mark, cropt on both ears, and underbitten on the right ear.

Joane Berrys mark, cropt on the right ear, and a hole in both ears.

John Evans his mark, cropt on the right ear and underhalfed on the right and a notch on the left ear.

Will. Sachells mark, cropt and underhalfed on the left ear, and a notch upon the right ear. (This entered for his son John Satchell.)

Thomas Eastmeads mark, cropt on both ears, and underbitten both ears and slit in the left ear.

Abraham Van Goldt his mark, cropt on the right ear, and three slits on the left ear, overslit, underslit, and a slit on the top.

John Loyd his mark, cropt the left ear, over and underbitten on the right.

Will. Webster his mark, cropt of the right ear and three slits, and the left ear slit.

August 11th 1666

Several men’s marks entered (vizt)

John Mulls his mark, cropt on both ears, and two slits in the left ear, and one slit in the right and a hole in it and underbitten. (17 November 1698, recorded for his grandson Mulls Cormerick, the son of Michael Cormerick and Frances his wife, daughter of the said John Mulls.)

John Galswells mark, overhalfed on both ears, and underbitten on the left ear.

Robert Harrisons mark, cropt, and one slit on the left ear, holed and underhalfed on the right ear. (25 August 1697 recorded for Thomas Frost as given to his wife by her dec’d father Robert Harrison, after his daughter Mary Harrison, her decease.)

Grace Harrisons mark, cropt and three slits in the left ear, holed and a piece taken away underneath the right ear.

Stephen Scott his mark, cropt and two slits in the right ear, and a hole in the left and piece taken away underneath.

Ellenor Scott her mark, Flower Deluce on both ears, and a hole in the right.

Robert Harrison his horse mark, underbitten on the right ear.

Mr. John Andrewes mark, cropt on both ears, a hole in the left and a slit in the right.

Andrew Andrewes his mark, both ears cropt, and a hole in the right ear and underbitten on the left ear.

January 12th 1666

Several persons marks entered (vizt)

Lt. Isaac Foxcrofts mark, cropt and underhalfed on the right ear slit and underbitten on the left ear.

His wife’s mark of cattle is the same, only a hole in the right ear.

John Furrs his mark, underhalfed, and holed on both ears. (This entered for Bryan Haines.)

James Nebills mark, underhalfed, and holed in the left ear.

Jonah Dixon his mark, Flower Deluce in the left ear, and the right ear slit and underhalfed, a little bit taken out under the underhalf like a half moon.

Edward Cables mark, cropt and slit on the right ear, and Flower Deluce on the left ear.

Mr. Francis Pettitts mark, underhalfed on both ears, and cropt on the left ear.

Thomas Farrells mark, cropt and a hole in the right ear, and cropt and underbitten on the right ear.

Mr. Probis Nelsons mark, cropt, and holed on the left ear, and cropt and underbitten on the right ear.

No Name cropt on both ears and a square piece taken out of both ears on the top.

George Smith his mark, Flower Deluce on the left ear and swallowtailed on the right ear.

SEVERAL PERSONS MARKS OF CATTLE ENTERED IN ANNO 1667

August 26th 1667

The following marks entered (vizt)

Mrs. Anne Wilcox her mark, cropt and slit on the right ear, and swallowtailed on the left ear.

Daniell Neech his mark, cropt on the right ear and underbitten and three slits in the left ear and underbitten.

Christopher Standleys marks, over and underhalfed on the right ear and cropt of the right, and a square piece taken out under the overhalfed and underhalfed on the left ear.

John Mappe his mark, underhalfed, and overhalfed on both ears, and a hole in both ears.

Thomas Dunton his mark, overbitten the right, Flower Deluce the left ear.

Jeremiah Robinsons mark, a hole in each ear, underslit on both ears and a small piece taken out close by the head on both ears.

John Dennyes mark, overhalfed, and holed in the right ear, and underhalfed and holed in the left ear.

September 14th 1667

These following marks entered (vizt)

Justinian Pettitts mark, which was Mary Andrew’s mark, cropt on both ears and a hole in the right ear, with two slits under the hole.

Francis Pettitt Junior his mark, that was his grandfather’s mark, cropt and underhalfed on the left ear the right ear whole.

Christopher Turners marks, the right ear the carpenter’s square above and below the ear, and the tip of the ear cut off, and the left ear marked with the carpenter’s square under the ear.

Oliver Turners mark with the same only the right ear slit in the cropt.

Frances Turners mark, the same of her father’s but a hole in the right ear.

Christopher Turners horse mark, a carpenter’s square on the underside of the soft ear.

Elizabeth Lacie her mark, the right ear marked with a whole round, and the left ear with a half round on the underside of the ear.

October the 18th 1667

These following marks entered (vizt)

Robert Warrens mark, Flower Deluce on the right ear, and swallowtailed on the left ear.

Joseph Warrens mark, overhalfed on the right ear, and underhalfed on the left.

Lt. Col. Kendall another of his horse marks, overbitten in the left ear, for the orpants John, Thomas and Daniell Eyres.

Mr. John Dalbys mark, slit on the right ear, and overhalfed on the left ear.

John Dalby Junior his mark, slit on the right ear, overhalfed on the left ear.

Peter Dalbyes mark, slit on the right ear, overhalfed and a hole in the left.

Cornelius Arreale his mark, slit on the right ear and underhalfed the left ear.

Teague O’Deares mark of Teague Boutens the hole excepted.

November 28th 1667

These marks following entered (vizt)

Dorman Loughlands mark, completely underhalfed, on both ears and a nick taken out of the right ear. (This was recorded for Sarah Loughland, his daughter was the rest plus a nick on the left ear.)

Robert Hayes mark, a hole in both ears, and underbitten on both ears, and a nick on the top of the left ear.

Peter Lang his mark, cropt on both ears, holed in both ears, underbitten both ears, and overbitten on the right ear.

Thomas Clayes mark, slit on the right ear, cropt and two slits on the left ear.

Thomas Hoggs mark, overhalfed like a half-moon on the right ear and cropt on the left ear.

Judith Forsith orphant, her mark, cropt on the right ear.

Richard Hanbyes mark, cropt and slit and a hole on the left ear and a slit in the right ear.

Will. Gascoynes mark, cropt and a hole in the left ear, and two notched under the right ear. His burnt mark (see appendix.)

Arthur Upshotts mark, slit on both ears, and underbitten on the left, being formerly Richard Jacob’s mark. His own personal mark is cropt on both ears, and three slits on the left ear. His burnt mark (see appendix.) (Entered 7 February 1675 for Grace Parsons.)

Henry Mitchells mark, cropt on the right ear, and a slit under the ear and underhalfed of the left ear.

Mr. Francis Piggotts mark, a rounding cut out of the top of the right ear and overkeeled, and underkeeled on the left ear.

Mrs. Grace Littletons mark, slit on both ears.

John Knights mark, cropt and two slits on the left ear, and a Flower Deluce on the right ear.

Mary Abbott her mark, cropt and two slits on the left ear and a Flower Deluce on the right ear and a nick underneath the Flower Deluce, and is given by Samuel Church to the said Mary Abbott.

John Tatum his mark, cropt on the right ear and a slit on the outer most part of the right ear, and a hole in the left ear.

SEVERAL PERSONS MARKS

ENTERED IN ANNO 1668

May 23rd 1668

These following marks entered (vizt)

Lydia Wilkins her burnt mark is (see appendix.)

John Aymes his mark, cropt and three slits and underbitten on the left ear and on the right ear a hole and underbitten.

Mr. Argoll Yardleys mark, cropt on both ears, and underhalfed under the left ear.

Arthur Bowzers mark, overhalfed, and underbitten on the right ear and a Flower Deluce on the left ear.

Sarah Dorman her mark of cattle, cropt on both ears, and two slits on the right ear, and underbitten on the left ear. (Recorded for Esther Robins.)

Capt. Will. Spencers mark, cropt of both ears, and slit of both ears, being Mr. Whittington’s mark, his own mark, cropt of the right ear, and a nick under the crop, a nick over and a nick under on the left ear. His brand mark for horses is (see appendix,) on the rear buttock.

Ceasar Godwin his mark, cropt and underhalfed on the right ear, and cropt and slit on the left ear. (25 March 1679 this recorded for Deverox Godwin.)

Joseph Godwin his brand for horses is (see appendix,) on the right buttock.

Edmund Joyne his mark, cropt and overbitten and underbitten on the right ear, and a hole in the left ear.

Francis Pane Negro, his mark, swallowtailed on both ears and a hole in the left ear.

The following mark of Mathew Gething given by Daniel Neech as intermarrying with his widow.

Mathew Gething his mark, cropt on both ears and a hole in each ear. His burnt mark is (see appendix.)

Jane Severnes mark, cropt on both ears and underbitten on both ears. (For her husband Thomas Eyres.)

Elizabeth daughter of Harman Johnson and Mary his wife her mark, three slits on the right ear, and one of the pieces cut out square at the bottom, and cropt and underbitten on the left ear.

October 10th 1668

These following marks entered (vizt)

William Jarvis his mark, swallowtail on the left ear and a hole in the right ear.

Edward Jarvis his mark, underhalfed the right ear and slit and underbitten on the left ear.

Benony Ward his mark, cropt on the left ear and two slits, and a slit upwards under the underside of the right ear.

November 9th 1668

These following marks entered (vizt)

Henry Halls mark, swallowtail on the left ear and a hole in the right ear.

Anne Hall her mark, swallowtail on the left ear and a hole in the left ear.

John Rainhart his mark, cropt and slit on the right ear, and overslit and underslit down the left ear.

Hendrick Lambartsons mark, underhalfed on the right ear and slit on the left ear.

Daniell Panes mark, cropt on both ears and under notched on both ears.

Privis Burrell his mark, cropt on both ears and under notched on both ears.

Henry Mathews his mark, Flower Deluce on the right ear and slit on the left and an underbite.

January 12th 1668

The following marks entered (vizt)

George Freshwaters mark, cropt on both ears, slit on the left ear and on the upper side of the slit a half hole, and underbitten on the right ear. His burnt mark (see appendix.)

John Margetts his mark, cropt on both ears, overbitten on the right ear and underbitten of the left ear.

George Easdells mark, cropt on both ears, underhalfed of the right ear and overhalfed of the left ear.

Luke, the son of Hen. Marshman his mark, dufftailed on each ear.

Will. Morris his mark, three slits on the top of each ear. (This mark of Will. Morris entered for [-----] Simpson.)

Frances the daughter of John Mulls her mark, two slits on the right ear and cropt, slit and a hole and underbitten on the left ear. (26 August 1698 for Michael Cormick, husband of the said Frances Mulls.)

Francis Winberry his mark, Flower Deluce on both ears, a hole in the left ear and the tips of the Flower Deluce both cut off.

SEVERAL PERSONS MARKS

ENTERED IN ANNO 1669

March 31st 1669

These following marks entered (vizt)

Mr. Will. Whittingtons mark, cropt and slit on both ears. His burnt mark (see appendix.)

Walter Mills his mark, cropt on the left ear and slit with a nick under the right.

Simon Foscue Juniors mark, cropt and underbitten on the right ear, cropt and underhalfed and overhalfed of the left ear.

Francis Darlings mark, cropt and holed on the right ear and cropt and slit on the left ear.

Will. Pageat his mark is overhalfed on the right ear.

Mr. Robert Castle his mark, cropt on the right ear and half-moon before on the left ear. His burnt mark is (see appendix,) on the near buttock.

Thomas Sheppard his mark, cropt and overbitten on the right ear and two slits in the crop and only overbitten in the left ear.

William Sheppard his mark, cropt on both ears, underbitten on both ears and one slit in each crop.

John Sheppard his mark, cropt on both ears, underbitten on both ears and one slit in each ear.

Walter Mathews his mark, cropt on the right ear and a hole in it.

June 29th 1669

These following marks entered (vizt)

John Moore his mark, underhalfed on the left ear and one slit, the right ear overhalfed.

John Marrian his mark, cropt on both ears, slit and underbitten and a hole in the left ear.

John Watts his mark, cropt and underbitten on the right ear and a slit in the right.

Bridgett Firar her mark, the same with Robert Downes.

Nicholas Salman his mark, cropt on the left ear and one slit, the right ear underhalfed and a hole in it. (This mark entered for William Lewis.)

Richard Hanby Junior his mark, cropt on the right ear and underbitten on both ears.

Bartholemew Coziers mark, cropt on the right ear and two slits under each ear.

Grace Susannah her mark, cropt and underhalfed on the right ear, and the left ear whole.

MARKS OF CATTLE ENTERED

IN ANNO 1670

April 17th 1670

These following marks entered (vizt)

Mr. John Willetts mark, swallowtailed on the right and the left ear holed.

Margaret Bery her mark, cropt both ears and holed both ears and an undernick underneath the right ear.

William Senior his mark, an under square on both ears.

January 20th 1670

These following marks entered (vizt)

John Coer his mark, cropt of the right ear and swallowtail on the left ear.

Priscilla Bruce her mark, cropt and two slits on the left ear, and two nicks under the right ear.

John Sachell his mark, two nicks on the right ear, cropt and underhalfed of the left ear.

Elizabeth the daughter of Richard Hanby her mark, cropt of both ears, two slits of the left ear and one slit in the right ear and underbitten of the left ear.

John Makay his mark, a thistle on both ears, cropt on both ears and one hole in the right ear. His burnt mark is (see appendix.)

William Lewis his mark, the right ear underhalfed and the left ear overhalfed.

Michael Coulton his burnt mark is a ship’s anchor upon the buttock (see appendix.)

June 20th 1670

Francis Griffith his burnt mark in the figure of fire (see appendix.)

John Loyd burnt mark the figure of six (see appendix.)

Daniell Neech his burnt mark is this (see appendix.)

Eustis Sanders his burnt mark is this (see appendix.)

September 4th 1670

William Sheppard his mark entered (vizt) cropt on both ears, underbitten on the right ear and two slits in each crop.

November the 27th 1671

John Hawkins his mark of cattle entered (vizt) a hole in the right ear and the left ear dovetailed.

July the 28th 1672

Mr. David Richardson entered his mark of cattle (vizt) the left ear cropt and the right ear marked with two notches under the ear in the likeness of sawstooth.

August the 2nd 1672

John Culpepper entered his burnt mark (vizt) (see appendix.)

5th of October 1672

Thomas Moone his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it, and the left ear swallowtailed.

John Smothers his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear whole and the left ear cropt and scalloped upon the crop.

Thomas Somerset his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt, underbitten and two slit in the crop, the left ear cropt and underbitten.

January 29th 1672

Benjamin Aydolott his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluced, the left ear overhalfed and underhalfed and brought to a stump with a point.

Steven Avis his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear halfed, the left ear slit and overbitten.

Charles Guildon his mark of cattle the right ear slit and underhalfed and a little nick on the underside toward the root of the ear and the left ear Flower Deluced.

The 27th of December 1675

Mr. John Bellamy his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear underbitten and over nicked, the left ear overbitten and undernicked.

The 29 of February 1675

For John Costin the son of Stephen Costin, the right ear cropt and overbitten, the left ear a hole in it and underbitten.

The 3rd of March 1675/6

John Alphey his mark of cattle entered (vizt) cropt both ears, underbitten both ears and holed both ears.

Elizabeth New her mark of cattle entered (vizt) the right ear underhalfed, the left ear cropt and overbitten.

Garce Parsons the daughter of Eustace Pearsons and Anne his wife, her mark of cattle entered (vizt) cropt on the right ear and a slit under the ear, and the left ear underhalfed and was formerly Henry Mitchell’s.

28th of August 1673

Elizabeth Mosley her mark of cattle entered per order of Mr. Argoll Yardley (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit in the left ear swallowtailed.

Richard Nottingham Junior his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear whole the left ear cropt, and two nicks on the underside.

Marks of cattle entered per order of Mr. John Robins for his children (vizt)

For his son Edward Robins, the right ear cropt and one slit in the crop the left ear whole.

For his daughter Anne Robins, the same mark only two slits in the cropt ear.

February the 13th 1673

William Streape, the mark of, for cattle and hogs is cropt and holed on the right ear.

June the 12th 1676

Mr. John Custis Junior his mark of cattle the entered (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit, the left ear slit.

Mr. John Custis Junior his burnt mark (see appendix.)

The 3rd of July 1676

These marks of cattle entered (vizt)

Thomas Hemmings his mark of cattle which was Edward Stevens’ (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluced, the left ear cropt and holed. (30 May 1698 the mark recorded form William Rodriggus, servant to Daniel Neech.)

John Cropley his mark of cattle, the right ear overhalfed and underhalfed the left ear cropt and slit.

The 29th August 1676

Bartholemew Heirne his mark of cattle entered, cropt on both ears over and underbitten on the left ear being formerly William Harper’s mark as the record manifests.

Thomas Scott his mark of cattle, the right ear whole, the left ear slit and underbitten.

Robert Jones his mark of cattle, both ears cropt and two slits in each crop entered the day aforesaid.

The 23rd April 1677

Marks of cattle entered by order of Capt. John Robins.

Mrs. Grace Robins her mark which was her husband, Obedience Robins, cattle (This mark was given right away, the right ear whole and the left ear cropt and slit.) Remain to her during life and the to { John Robins,] to him as eldest son to his father or heirs. Obedience Robins, eldest son to Capt. John Robins his mark of cattle bought by his said father of John Dorman when he went out of the County.

Mrs. Esther Robins, wife to Capt. John Robins, her mark of cattle which was Sarah Dorman’s both ears cropt, two slits in the right and underbitten on the left ear.

Littleton Robins, son to the said Capt. John Robins, his mark which was John Marshall’s and by his father bought, the right ear cropt and the left ear underbitten.

The 15th of May

These marks then entered

John Somers his mark of cattle which was his brother William Melling’s, Flower Deluced on both ears and a hole in the left ear. (7 July 1692 entered for his son Thomas Somers.)

The said day the mark of cattle recorded for Mr. Thomas Eyres which was his wife Jane Severne’s (vizt) cropt on both ears and underbitten on both ears.

Elizabeth the daughter of Mr. John Eyres her mark of cattle entered per order of her father (vizt) the right ear overbitten, the left ear cropt and underbitten.

William Hawley his mark of cattle entered (vizt) the right ear overhalfed and holed, the left ear underhalfed and holed. (This recorded for Henery Clegg since Hawley’s death.)

Rowland Williams his mark of cattle entered (vizt) the right ear underhalfed and a hole in it, the left ear cropt and slit.

The 25th of June 1677

These following marks of cattle entered (vizt)

Thomas Moore the mark which was his father’s the right ear a hole in it, the left ear swallowtailed.

Gilbert Moore his mark, the right ear a hole in it and underbitted, the left ear swallowtailed.

Mathew Moore his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed, the left ear swallowtailed.

John Moore his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt, holed and overbitten, the left ear swallowtailed.

Isabell Moore her marks of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it, the left ear swallowtailed and overbitten.

Cicill Moore her mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it, the left ear swallowtailed and underbitten.

William Nichols his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear underhalfed, the left ear slit.

Richard Tatlock his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear underbitten, the left ear whole. (This mark recorded for Benjamin Cowell at instance of Paul Fabian as marrying the relick of the said Richard Tatlock.)

25th July 1677

The following marks entered

Roger Groves his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, the left ear cropt and holed.

Thomas Webb orpant in the tuition of Daniell Neech, his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed, the left ear cropt and overbitten.

The 2nd of October 1677

The following marks entered

For Daniell Eyres (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed, the left ear cropt, holed and underbitten.

The 5th of November 1677

The following mark entered for

Dorman Joy (vizt) the right ear underhalfed and a slit on the upper side taken away and brought to a point, the left ear cropt.

The 19th November 1677

The following mark entered for

William Shore (vizt) the right ear underbitten, the left ear cropt and underbitten.

Thomas Wade his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt, slit and underbitten, the left ear swallowtailed. (This was Thomas Pointer’s mark.)

The 30th of December 1677

John Mills plasterer, his mark of cattle entered (vizt) the right ear a hole in it and underbitten, the left ear cropt and three slits in it andunderbitten.

1st January 1677

Mr. Henry Lee his mark of cattle as follows (vizt) both ears cropt and two slits in the left, his burnt mark a figure of (see appendix.)

Daniell Jackson son of Daniell Jackson his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear slit and two holes in it, the left ear slit.

Humphry Brooks his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluced, the left ear cropt and three slits in the crop.

Elizabeth, the daughter of Teigue O’Deare her mark of cattle which was William Harper’s (vizt) both ears cropt, over and underbitten on the left. Being the mark which was William Harper’s at the insistence of her father entered further.

Mary O’Deare the mark that was Walter Carter’s (vizt) ------------.

11th March 1677

George Owen son-in-law to William Sharpe his mark of cattle entered, both ear cropt and holed, two nicks under the right ear and one nick the left ear.

Frances Auriggus, servant to Mr. Thomas Eyre, a mark a cattle enter for her given by Gilbert Moore, the right ear whole, the left ear cropt and over and underbitten. (This recorded for Stephen Harnish.)

Capt. Nath. Walker his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and one slit in the crop. The left ear cropt and underbitten and overbitten. It being formerly Thomas Fo---]. This entered formerly Edward Ashby’s. The said Nath. Walker his burnt mark (see appendix.)

Thomas Sheppard the younger his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and overbitten and two slits in the crop, the left ear cropt and overbitten.

John Coleman his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and three slits in the same ear, the left ear whole.

Edmund Kelly his brand mark of horses and cattle recorded (see appendix.)

John Davis his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed and underbitten and overbitten, the left ear slit and underbitten.

21st May 1678

John Hanby son of Richard Hanby, his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and on slit and underbitten, the left ear cropt and two slits.

Charles the son of Richard Hanby, his mark of cattle, the right ear cropt and one slit, cropt on the left ear, two slits and one overbitten.

Joseph Benthall his mark of cattle (vizt) both ears two over and two underbitten and a hole in the left ear.

Joseph the son of Joseph Benthall the mark of cattle which was Benjamin Aydelott’s being the right Flower Deluced, the left ear overhalfed and underhalfed and brought to a stump with a point.

Mary the daughter of Joseph Benthall the right ear underhalfed and overhalfed and brought to a stump with a point, the left ear Flower Deluced.

28th May 1678

Anne Winberry her mark of cattle which was Walter Mills (vizt) cropt on the left and slit with a nick under the right.

29th June 1678

John Wilkins the son of Nath. Wilkins cattle (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, underbitten and overnicked the left ear overhalfed.

John James his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt, slit and underbitten, the left ear cropt and slit.

Anne the daughter of the said John James her mark, the same only as overbitten on the right ear instead on his underbitten.

October 29th 1678

Martin Simpson his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear under and overhalfed and two holes in it, the left ear cropt.

John Mattison his mark of cattle, the right ear two nicks on the upper side, the left ear cropt and holed.

John [---ry] his mark of cattle, the right ear two nicks on the upper side, the left ear cropt and holed.

Charles Wrassell his mark of cattle entered (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, the left ear cropt and underbitten.

March 31 1679

Richard Jester his mark of cattle which was John Stockley’s, the right ear cropt, underbitten, and slit. The left ear cropt and underbitten.

April 21 1679

Thomas Greene his mark of cattle (vizt) both ear cropt, underhalved and overhalved.

John Hawkins his brand or burnt mark, being the hasp of the hatch of a ship almost like a heart (see appendix.)

April 28 1679

John Brewer his mark of cattle (vizt) both ears slit to say the right two slits and underbitten, the left on slit and overbitten.

July 26 1679

George Parker his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed and overbitten and underbitten. The left ear cropt and under and overbitten.

July 28 1679

The said Thomas Allott his brand mark (vizt.)

September 10th 1679

Charles the son of John Floyd his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, the left ear cropt and three slits. Which was formerly John Little’s.

May 13th 1679

Thomas Tyler his mark of cattle recorded, the right ear with a whole round, the left ear with a half round on the underside of the ear.

Thomas Scott his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt , and two slits in the crop, and the under part of one of the slits taken away. The left ear slit and underbitten.

June 23rd 1680

Caleb Osborne his mark of cattle (vizt) anchor fluked on both ears.

June 29th 1680

Morris Fitzgerald his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear whole. This recorded for Mr. Edward Robins, son of Major John Robins.

July 17th 1680

Daniel Cossinet his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear with a whole round, the left ear with a half round on the upper side of the ear.

September 18th 1680

Thomas Wade his brand mark of cattle and horses being the figures which were formerly Jonah Dixon and by the said Wade (as he informally bought of John Knight.)

Robert Hambleton his mark of cattle recorded (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed. The left ear slit. (27 March 1682 since recorded another mark for himself which was Jeremiah Robinson’s.)

October 28th 1680

William Cripps his mark of cattle recorded, the right ear a little square piece taken out on the upper side of the ear and a small notch towards the root on the underside of the said ear. The left ear cropt and a small notch toward the root on the upper side of the ear.

November the 8th 1680

Robert Lewis his mark of cattle recorded (vizt) the right ear cropt and three slits, the left ear underbitten.

April the 16th 1681

Paulo Fabion his mark of cattle recorded (vizt) the right ear underbitten. The left ear cropt and underbitten.

June 11th 1681

John Satchell his mark of cattle which was his father’s William Satchell’s (vizt) recorded, the right ear a notch or nick on the upper side of the ear towards the root, the left cropt and underhalved.

William Freshwaters mark of cattle was recorded formerly the mark of his father George Freshwater (vizt) cropt on both ears, slit on the right ear and on the upper side of the slit a half hole and underbitten on the left.

William Somers his mark of cattle recorded (vizt) both ears Flower Deluced and a hole in the right ear. (7 May 1694 entered for Agnes Somers his sister under the care of Daniell Neech.)

October 10th 1681

James Walker his mark of cattle recorded (vizt) the right ear overhalved and overbitten and a hole towards the root. The left ear slit and underbitten.

March 14th 1681

John Waters his mark, cropt on the left ear and a notch or nick cut in the lower or under edge of the said ear.

Obedience Waters cropt on the left ear and a slit in the said crop and the right ear slit.

Thomas Waters his mark, the left ear slit and lower part cut off and a nick or slit on the lower edge of the said ear.

Edward Waters his mark, that was his sister Margaret Waters’ formerly recorded in this book for her.

March 27th 1682

Robert Hambleton his mark of cattle which was Jeremiah Robinson’s, both ears slit, holed and overbitten.

May 8th 1682

Joshua Fitchett his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear overhalved and a hole towards the root, the left ear swallowtailed. His brand mark of horses and cattle. (See appendix.)

August 29th 1682

Richard Waterson the son of John Waterson deceased, his mark of cattle which was his father’s being as followeth (vizt) the right ear slit and overbitten, the left ear underbitten and overbitten and a hole in it toward the root.

Mr. John Tankard his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear rounded and a slit in it. The left ear swallowtailed. His brand of horses or cattle the figure of four with a Flower Deluce at the bottom (see appendix.)

March the 12th 1682

Thomas Taylor his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it and slit towards the root. The left ear a hole in it and overbitten and the top cropt off.

March 28th 1682

Adrain Westerhouse his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt, the left ear a hole in it and slit to the root.

March 29th 1682

Thomas Lucar his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear slit and the upper part of tip on the underside of the ear cut away. The left ear slit.

The 12th February 1683

John Hutchinson his mar of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear cropt and underbitten and a little bit of the upper side of each ear taken out.

The first of February 1683

John Burt his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed and overbitten. The left ear swallowtailed.

April 25th 1684

Henry Clegg his mark of cattle which was formerly the mark of William Halley dec’d (vizt) the right ear overhalved and holed, the left ear underhalved and hole.

May 17th 1684

Mr. Bartholemew Taylor his brand mark of cattle and horses (vizt) (see appendix.)

May 28th 1684

Thomas Taylor son-in-law to John James deceased, his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt slit and overbitten, the left ear cropt, slit and underbitten.

Henry the son of Capt. John Custis his mark of cattle given and desired to be recorded per Adam Michael (vizt) both ears cropt slit and holed.

September 23rd 1684

Elizabeth Greene daughter to Thomas Greene her mark of cattle (vizt) the same that is her father’s and a small notch or nick on the top of each ear after cropping, the ears. Now mentioned her father’s mark being both ears cropt and underhalved and overbitten in which mark are the cattle of his daughter Jane who lives at Dorman’s.

27th September 1684

Mr. John Thoroughgood his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it, the left ear underhalved.

June 23rd 1685

A mark of cattle entered by Major John Robins for his son John Robins which was George Evelin’s given by William Andrews as Administrator on the behalf of himself (vizt) the right ear whole, the left ear cropt and two slits in the crop.

10th August 1685

A mark of cattle recorded for James Atkinson as follows (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear overnicked, and undernicked towards the root, and a slit out at the top in the middle of the ear. His brand mark for cattle or horses recorded thus (vizt) (See appendix.) (8 April 1699. This recorded for Thomas Church the son of Samuel Church dec’d.)

The 17th of August 1685

Hannah the daughter of John Webb her mark of cattle recorded (vizt) both ears overhalved and slit out of the roots through the top of the ears.

The 13th Day of November 1685

William Waterfield his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, the left ear cropt.

The 7th of April 1686

Conough Macaleb his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear holed and overbitten, the left ear slit and holed.

The 4th of May 1686

Thomas Chick his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt, the left ear holed.

The 29th of May 1686

Thomas Barker his mark of cattle which was his father-in-law’s, Henry Mathews’ (vizt) Flower Deluce in the right ear and a slit on the left and an underbite.

The 30th of May 1686

Alicia Freshwater a brand mark of cattle and horses to be recorded thus (see appendix.)

September the 23rd 1686

John Clegg as marrying Joane the daughter of Peter Lang dec’d his mark of cattle recorded for him which was his said father-in-law’s Peter Lang’s as follows (vizt) cropt on both ears, holed in both ears, underbitten on both ears, an overbite on the right ear.

October the 2nd 1686

William Orton his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear overhalved, the left ear underhalved and over nicked towards the root, the left ear underhalved. Which was Mr. Thomas Harmar’s.

Robert the son of Thomas Tompson his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and a square piece taken out of the top of the said ear, the left ear cropt and holed.

March 1st 1686

John Satchell his brand mark of horses and cattle is the figure of -------.

April 29th 1687

Martha Garris her mark of cattle (vizt) both ears cropt, holed and underbitten and an overbite on the left ear.

August 30th 1687

Mr. Ralph Pigot his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) cropt and slit, over and underbitten on both ears.

September 27th 1687

Humphry recorded his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and underhalved, the left ear overnicked toward the root. This was William Pettijohn’s mark.

Henry and John Clegg their brand mark of horses and cattle being rope maker’s hooks (see appendix.)

November 29th 1687

Rich. Carbey his mark of cattle (vizt) both ears cropt and two slits in the right ear.

February the 8th 1687

John Hallett his mark of cattle which was John James dec’d bought by the said Hallett of his son John James (vizt) the right ear cropt, slit and underbitten, the left ear cropt and slit.

March 3rd 1687

Charles Roberts his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it and slit towards the root. The left ear cropt.

May 8th 1688

Thomas Richards his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt an two slits in it. The left ear a hole in it and slit towards the root.

May 12th 1688

William Roberts his mark of cattle (vizt) both ears cropt and overhalved on the left ear.

Thomas Roberts his mark of cattle (vizt) both ears cropt and two slits in the right ear and overnicked on the left ear.

June 6th 1688

Giles Sprakeling his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and overbitten the left ear cropt and two slits in the crop.

June 18th 1688

Argoll Warren his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and two slits, the left ear swallowtailed.

John Burroughs the same mark only contrary (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, the left ear cropt and two slits in the crop.

July 16th 1688

Peter DeLaCourt his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and two slits, the left ear cropt and underhalved.

August 6th 1688

James Carpenter his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear overhalved and underbitten and a hole towards the root. The left ear slit and underbitten.

February 12th 1688

William Lewis his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and one slit in the crop. The left ear cropt and underbitten and overbitten. Which mark was formerly Capt. Nath. Walker’s.

John Barous his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear cropt and underbitten and overbitten. The left ear whole only brunt through a branding iron in the likeness of a consonant closed at the top (see appendix.)

Owen Munion his mark of cattle (vizt) the right ear a hole in it, the left ear overbitten. (30 December 1695 entered for Mary London as given her by the administrator of Robert Hamilton as to him.)

May 13th 1689

Richard Waterson his mark of cattle the same with the former on record for him only the hole left out which he declines for this day (vizt) the right ear slit and overbitten, the left ear underbitten and overbitten.

July 3rd 1689

Edward Isdell his mark of cattle the same which was his father George Isdell’s dec’d recorded 1668 (vizt) cropt on both ear, underhalved on the right ear and overhalved on the left ear, only a hole besides the said underhalf in the right ear more than his father gave.

July 31st 1689

Mr. Jacob Johnson his ear mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear cropt and underbitten.

Mr. Bryant Haines his ear mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) both ears underhalved and holed toward the root.

April 25th 1690

Benjamin Fathery the son of John Fathery a mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) cropt on the right ear and a slit in the under edge of the ear. The left ear underhalved and a little nick towards the root on the upper edge of the said ear.

September 15th 1690

Robert Clarke his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear underhalved, the left ear a hole in it. (26 February 1689/90 which said mark was formerly Capt. William Jones and sold to the said Robert Clarke by William Richards.

June the 4th 1691

Mr. Joachim Michael his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and underbitten and overbitten on the same ear. The left ear cropt and a hole in it. His burnt or brand mark of horses and cattle is (see appendix.)

June 29th 1691

John the son of Edmond Bebbee his burnt or brand mark of horses and cattle in a single great (see appendix,) and his mark of cattle, both ears cropt and the left ear underbitten.

Mr. John Harmanson his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him. The right ear cropt , holed and two underbites. The left ear cropt and two underbites.

John Saunderson his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear underhalved and a hole it in. The left ear cropt and on slit in it and a small underbite. To alter it from Marry Harrison’s on record before, now Thomas Frost’s.

August the 15th 1691

William Pettitt his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear a Flower Deluce and a nick over and under the Flower Deluce.

Capt. Hillary Stringer his mark of cattle and hogs which Col. John Stringer his dec’d father recorded for him as follows (vizt) bot ears underhalved.

Capt. Hillary Stringer his own proper mark of cattle and hogs recorded for his daughter Anne Stringer, underhalved on both ears and overbitten on the right ear near the root of the ear.

August 19th 1691

Obedience Roberts his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear overbitten, holed and slit, the left ear cropt, underbitten and slit.

William Whitehead his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) three slits at the top of each ear.

William Jarvis his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear a hole in it. The left ear cropt. Wich was formerly John Pash dec’d his mark.

November 11th 1691

Mary Ellegood the daughter of Thomas Ellegood dec’d her mark of cattle and hogs recorded for her (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed. The left ear swallowtailed. Which was formerly Thomas Harnell’s

Henry Mashman his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear overhalved. The left ear cropt and underbitten.

John Small his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and a square piece taken out of the said crop. The left ear cropt.

January 21 1691

John James his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear underbitten and overnicked. The left ear overbitten and undernicked. Wich was Mr. John Bellamy’s

Hamond Hirkittle his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear under notched, the left ear cropt and under notched. Which was formerly Provost Burrell’s.

April 21st 1692

Mary Wressell widow, a mark of cattle and hogs recorded for her (vizt) the mark which her former husband Dorman Loughland’s being both ears underhalved and a nick taken out over the right ear towards the root and her, the said Mary Wressells the same only a nick taken out over the left ear towards the root.

Mr. William Harmanson his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and holed, the left ear cropt and two nick in the upper side of the said ear towards the root. His brand mark of cattle and horses (see appendix.)

April 26 1692

Sarah Beckett the wife of Peter Beckett her mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear underhalved. The left ear cropt and overbitten.

July 7th 1692

Mr. Thomas Savage his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and underbitten, the left ear cropt and slit.

James the son of Peter DeLaCourt his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear underbitten. The left ear cropt and underbitten. This was formerly William Parker’s.

Nathan. Wilkins Junior his brand mark of cattle and horses (vizt) (see appendix.)

July 21st 1692

Luke and Osbourne the sons of William Gilding their marks of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed and underbitten. The left ear overhalved.

William Ellegood the son of Thomas Ellegood Senior dec’d his mark of cattle and hogs which was his said father’s (vizt) the right ear whole, the left ear cropt, holed, underbitten and overbitten.

October 13th 1692

Nathan. Wilkins Junior another brand mark recorded for him at his insistence which was his father Nathan. Wilkins Senior hath for many years as his said son saith branded with all (though to his knowledge never was put on record for him the said Nath. Wilkins Senior) and therefore now ordered to be recorded for his son and is a figure of three. (see appendix.)

November 28th 1692

Mr. Thomas Preeson his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear two slits on the underside there of. The left ear the top of it cropt off.

December 20th 1692

Thomas Dunton Junior his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) The right ear Flower Deluced, the left ear whole.

Joseph Dunton his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear three nicks on the underside, the left ear two nick on the upper end.

February 10th 1692

John Williams his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and two nicks in it like the teeth of a saw. The left ear whole.

February 23rd 1692

Frances the daughter of William Harman Negro now the wife of Anthony George, niece to Mr. Ralph Bool her mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the left ear cropt and two notches in it like the teeth of a saw. The right ear whole.

March 3rd 1692

The brand mark for cattle and horses formerly on use other said recorded in this book for Nathan. Wilkins Junior now recorded for his father Nath. Wilkins being the figure of three (see appendix.)

James Ansel , cordweyner, as marrying Sarah the relick of John Panewell dec’d, on of the daughters of Henry Mathews dec’d, his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly the said Henry Mathews and since recorded for Thomas Barker alt. Harper in this book who is also dec’d (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluce, the left ear slit and underbitten.

June 6 1693

Black Naimy late Negro woman to Mrs. Ann Voss dec’d her mark of cattle and hogs recorded for her as follows (vizt) the right ear two bites cut out on the underside other of one toward the root and the other at the top of the said ear. The left ear two bites cut out on the upper side there of one towards the root and the other at the top of the said ear.

July 17 1693

John Esham the son of Daniel Esham Senior dec’d the mark of cattle and hogs which was his said father’s recorded for him as followeth (vizt) the right ear cropt and two holes in it. The left ear cropt and one hole in it.

November 18th 1693

Cornelius Loughland his brand mark of cattle and horses (vizt) (see appendix.)

Stephen Harnish his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear whole. The left ear cropt and under and overbitten. Which was formerly Fran. Duggus.

James the son of Peter DeLaCourt his mark and hogs the same as his father’s only contrary ear (vizt) the right ear cropt and underhalved, the left ear cropt and two slits.

Elkton Savage his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and overnicked.

Elizabeth the daughter of Daniell Neech and Margaret his wife her mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly given by the said Neech as marrying the relick of Mathew Gething (vizt) both ears cropt and holed. And was the said Mathew Gelding and since her decease given by the said Daniel Neech.

November 18th 1693

Robert Peters his mark of cattle and hogs given by Ann Hutchinson widow which was her husband John Hutchinson’s dec’d (vizt) the right ear cropt, slit and overbitten. The left ear cropt underbitten and overbitten.

Charles Carpenter his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt. The left ear overhalved.

December 4th 1693

Owen Edmunds his marks of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt, the left ear two notches cut on the underside of it and towards the root, and the other about the middle of the said ear.

January 31st 1693/4

Doll Negro woman of William Gascoyne late of the County of Northampton dec’d her mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear ovehalved and two nicks on the underside of the said ear. The left ear cropt.

February 15th 1693/4

James Wyatt his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear a hole in it. The left ear cropt and two slits in the crop.

March 25th 1694

Sarah Driggus Negro widow of Thomas Driggus, Negro dec’d her mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) both ears swallowtailed and a hole in the right ear.

May 4th 1694

John Wilkins the son of John Wilkins and Ester his wife, his mark of cattle and hogs which was his said father’s and by him given his said son (vizt) the right ear underbitten. The left ear swallowtailed.

Henry the son of William Harmanson and Bridgett his wife, his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right two slits in it. The left ear a hole in it and a nick under the hole.

July 10th 1694

John Elligood his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt the right ear a hole in it. The left ear a hole in it and a nick under the hole.

Henry Elligood his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear a hole in it. The left ear cropt, slit, underbitten and overbitten.

Henry Elligood his mark of cattle and hogs given by his mother-in-law Sarah Hewett, now the wife of Benoni Ward which was her father’s on record for her in this book (vizt) the right ear cropt and a hole in it. The left whole.

Elizabeth, the daughter of Benoni Ward and Sarah his wife, her mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear, a slit upwards on the underside of the said ear. The left ear whole. Given by her said father contrary to his own ear mark.

July 20th 1694

Thomas Elligood his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and underbitten. The left ear cropt and slit on the underside of the said ear.

Thomas the son of Thomas Elligood and Joane his wife, his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly Dorman Joy’s dec’d his mark formerly recorded in the book (vizt) the right ear underhalved and a slip on the upper side taken away and brought to a point. The left ear cropt.

July 30th 1694

John Scamell his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt, and two nick on the underside of the said ear, the left ear cropt and holed.

October 23rd 1694

Andrew Trowton his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit down the stump. The left ear a hole in it.

October 29th 1694

Mr. Thomas Eyre his hors mark recorded (vizt) the right ear whole. The left ear two small underbites on it towards the root of the said ear.

January 28 1694

John Flint his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear overbitten. The left ear overbitten and underbitten and a hole in it.

December 30th 1695

Mary London her mark of cattle and hogs formerly recorded for Owen Munion and by him given her as attained to be by Robert Hamilton (vizt) the right ear a hole in it. The left ear overbitten.

February 29th 1695/6

Elizabeth Watts her mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear over and underbitten and a hole in it. The left ear cropt.

March 31st 1696

Ralph the son of George Corben his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly Thomas Church Senior, his mark, and by him given the George Corben father of the said Ralph as he informed me (vizt) both ears cropt and two slits or nicks on the underside towards the root of ear.

Madam Tabitha Custis her mark of cattle and hogs which was her grandfather Capt. Scarburgh’s (vizt) the right ear cropt. The left ear overhalved. Her brand mark of cattle and horses the letter 7 and figure of 4 both conjoyned together thus (see appendix.)

June 2nd 1697

Thomas Watts son of John Watts dec’d his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed, over and underbitten. The left ear swallowtailed and underbitten.

August 25th 1697

Thomas Frost his mark of cattle and hogs wich was formerly Mary, the daughter of Robert Harrison and recorded in the book for her and after her decease given by the said Robert Harrison to Ann, the daughter of Thomas Ranks, his granddaughter, now the wife of the said Thomas Frost (vizt) the right ear holed and underhalved. The left ear cropt and one slit.

William Stripe his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly recorded in this book for John Field (vizt) both ears swallowtailed and holed.

The said William Stripe his burnt or brand mark of horses, mares or cattle being the first letters of his name. (vizt) (see appendix..) This brand mark formerly recorded for Capt. William Spencer.

January 15th 1697

Thomas the son of Francis Costin his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him formerly entered in this book for Richard Jarvis (vizt) both ears swallowtailed, over and underbitten.

March 9th 1697

Richard Garris his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly recorded in this book for Cornelius Arreale (vizt) the right ear slit, the left ear underhalved.

May 10th 1698

William Rodriggus Mulatto, servant to Daniel Neech his mark of cattle and hogs formerly Edward Stevens since Thomas Hemmings recorded in the book (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluced, the left ear cropt and holed.

May 14th 1698

Sarah Loughland her mark of cattle and hogs recorded (vizt) the right ear underhalved and a nick taken out on the upper side towards the root of the ear. The left ear underhalved and a nick taken out on the upper side towards the root of the said ear, being the same which was her father Dorman Loughland Senior dec’d save the last nick.

November 17th 1698

Mulls Cormerick the son of Michael Cormerick and Frances his wife, daughter of John Mulls dec’d his mark of cattle and hogs which was his said grandfather’s recorded for his at the request of his said father (vizt) the right ear holed, one slit and underbitten, the left ear cropt and two slits.

January 6th 1698/9

William Simpson his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly recorded in this book for William Norris (vizt) three slits on the top of each ear.

March 25th 1699

Devoraux the son of Joseph Godwin dec’d his mark of cattle and hogs formerly recorded in this book for Caesar Godwin (vizt) the right ear cropt and underhalved, the left ear cropt and slit.

April the 6th 1699

Then recorded by order of Mr. Benjamin Robinson Esq. for Edward Hill of Charles City County, Virginia, the following mark of cattle (vizt) both ears cropt. Some of his cattle upon division as intermarrying Madam Tabitha Custis, she the widow of John Custis Esq. late of the County of Northampton Virginia, dec’d being altered from the said John Custis Esq. his mark which was overhalved of the right ear and the left ear cropt and slit, was the said Edward Hill Esq., his mark, as never as maybe by cropping the overhalved ear only the slit remaining in the cropt ear which were old cattle which had been marked before, but the young and horses were unmarked, cattle mark, cropt both ears as above said and his brand mark the letter 7 and the figure 4 conjoyned thus (see appendix,) which was recorded for the said Madam Tabitha Custis when a widow before the said Edward Hill Esq., his intermarriage with her.

April 8th 1699

Thomas Church the son of Samuel Church dec’d, the following mark of cattle and hogs recorded, the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear overnicked and undernicked towards the root, and slit out at the top in the middle of the ear.

Manuel Harman son of William Harman a free Negro, the following mark of cattle and hogs recorded, both ears overhalved and underhalved and brought to a stump with a point, and a hole in each ear.

June 5th 1699

Mr. George Corben his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him which was as he saith was formerly Margary Cagley’s (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear cropt and two nicks cut out on the underside of it.

Mr. Benjamin Nottingham his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear overhalved. The left ear cropt and underbitten and a nick or slit in the underbite.

July 18th 1699

Isaac Jones, weaver, his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluced and underbitten. The left ear cropt, a slit in the crop and underbitten.August 8th 1699

Charles Tresfo a mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear two slits, one of each side the top of the ear a small underbite towards the root. The left ear cropt with three slits in the crop.

Mr. John Harmanson his brand mark of cattle and horses recorded for him being the two first letters of his name thus (see appendix..)

March 16 1699

Edward Harris his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear whole, the left ear cropt, holed and underbitten.

September 13th 1700

George Hogg his brand mark of cattle and horses recorded for him being the two first letters of his name (vizt) (see appendix..)

October 28th 1700

William Wilkins son of Nath’ll Wilkins his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear swallowtailed. The left ear slit on the upper side of it and underbitten.

November 12th 1700

George Borer his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear notched at the root. The left ear slit and underbitten.

Thomas Selby his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear slit and underbitten. The left ear overhalved and underbitten.

May 23rd 1701

William Webb his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him at the instance of his father-in-law John Adolph (vizt) the right ear cropt and overbitten. The left ear underbitten.

John Adolph his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear underhalved. The left ear three slits on the top of the said ear.

May 31st 1701

John Jay cordweynder, his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear a hole in it and overbitten. The left ear cropt and underbitten.

June 27th 1701

John Clay his mark of cattle and hogs (vizt) the right ear cropt and underhalved. The left ear a notch on the upper side of it.

August 14th 1701

Edward Webb mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt, overbitten and underbitten. The left ear underbitten.

William Wilson his brand mark of horses and cattle recorded for him (see appendix..)

Mr. John Custis Junior his brand mark of horses and cattle recorded for him thus (see appendix..)

November 20th 1701

William Baker the son of William Baker dec’d, his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for at instance of his mother (vizt) the right ear overbitten and underbitten. The left ear cropt and one slit in the crop, which was formerly recorded for Mary Baker in this book.

December 11th 1701

James Wilson his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and two slits in the crop. The left ear underbitten.

February 27th 1701/2

Richard Thorman taylor, his mark of cattle and hogs for him (vizt) cropt on both ears and holed both ears, overhalved both ears on the right ear, an underbite on the left.

July 25th 1702

Stephen Isaac son of John Isaac, his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him at the instance of his said father (vizt) the right ear an undernick towards the root. The left ear cropt and slit.

October 1st 1702

John Clarke his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) both ears cropt under and overbitten, and a small bite taken out of the top of the crop of ear.

November 28th 1702

John Lawrence his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) both ears cropt, one hole in the right ear and underbitten, two holes in the left ear and overbitten.

January 29th 1702/3

Thomas Lukar his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear slit, underbitten, and the tip of the underside of the said ear cut off after slit. The left ear only slit.

March 6th 1702/3

Susannah the daughter of Daniel Hanby, her mark of cattle and hogs which was her uncle John Daniell’s recorded for her (vizt) the right ear cropt and one slit in the crop. The left ear cropt and two slits in the crop.

March 10th 1702/3

William Ronan his mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly John Pettiman’s recorded for him (vizt) both ears overhalved and nothing more.

Daniel Jacob Negro, his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him which was formerly Richard Aust’s (vizt) the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear over and underhalved, and the point of the said ear cropt off.

April 16th 1703

Joan O’Deare her mark of cattle and hogs recorded for her (vizt) the right ear overbitten towards the root. The left ear cropt and slit.

Joan O’Deare for her son William Clarke the right ear cropt and slit. The left ear cropt and underbitten.

Joan O’Deare for her son Michael Clarke the right ear cropt off and overbitten towards the root. The left ear cropt, slit and underbitten.

April 19th 1703

Joseph Hanby a mark of cattle and hogs which was his father Richard Hanby’s dec’d and entered for him 28 November 1667 as appears in this book and now recorded for the said Joseph Hanby by gift of his mother (as he affirmed) (vizt) the right ear only slit. The left ear cropt, one slit out, a hole in it.

April 26th 1703

John Nottingham a mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear a hole in it and one slit on the underside of the said ear. The left ear cropt, and two slits on the underside of the said ear.

May 26th 1703

William Kendall the younger son of Col. William Kendall dec’d a mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and overbitten. The left ear cropt, slit and underbitten.

Mr. Samuel Palmer a mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly Walter Mathews dec’d recorded for him (vizt) the right ear cropt and a hole in it.

August 1st 1706

Neech Eyre a mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly Daniel Neech’s dec’d recorded for him (vizt) cropt both ears and holes in both ears.

August 2nd 1706

Severen Eyre a mark of cattle and hogs which was formerly Rodriggus, Mulatto, recorded for him (vizt) the right ear Flower Deluce. The left ear cropt and holed.

William Jones his mark of cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) the right and left ears overbitten ear.

August 6th 1706

John Robins the son of Littleton Robins a mark of his cattle and hogs recorded for him (vizt) underhalved both ears.

August 5th 1706

John Luker a mark for his cattle and hogs and sheep, cropt in the left ear and one slit from the top to the root. The right ear one piece taken off from the underpart and slit in the middle and underbitten. Recorded for him.

John Stripe his mark for his cattle and hogs. The right ear cropt, slit and underbitten. The left ear cropt and slit to the root. Recorded for him.

August 19 1706

John Dunton mark for his cattle and horses recorded for him or his brand or brunt mark (see appendix..)

Johnathan Hall his mark for his cattle and hogs (vizt) both ears cropt and holes in them and a little slit in each ear. Recorded for him/

Nathaniell Powell a mark for his cattle and hogs (vizt) recorded for him. The right ear underbitten and two notches on the top. The left ear slit to the root and one notch in the top of the ear.

August 20th 1706

Thomas Jarvis a mark for hogs and cattle which was formerly Dewparkes. Cropt on both ears, overbitten and underhalved both ears, and a slit in the left ear.

August 21st 1706

Thomas Short a mark for hogs and cattle which was John Fields deceased and entered for him 1 December 1706 as appears in this book and now recorded for T. Short (vizt) the right ear overbitten. The left ear overbitten and underbitten and a hole.

August 23rd 1706

John Mathews a mark for his hogs and cattle which was Owen Minion’s dec’d and entered for him as appears in this book and now recorded for the said Mathews. A hole in the right ear and overbitten in the left ear.

January the 3rd 1706/7

John Bowdin a mark for his hogs and cattle which was formerly William Gelding’s and entered swallowtailed on the right ear and overhalved on the left ear. And his brand mark is an anchor and flukes (See appendix..)

January the 13th 1706/7

This book of marks for hogs and cattle carried to the book No. 3 for recording of people’s marks for their hogs and cattle for Northampton County

1707-1742

Although the above statement was written at the end of the previous cattlemarks recorded at the end of Northampton County, Virginia Wills, Deed, and Orders 1651-1654, book 4, they continuation of the cattlemarks was found in book No. 5 not No. 3.

December the 18th 1707

This is to certify any whom it may concern that we the subscribers have taken an account of the cattle now belonging to John Williams of their ages, mark and numbers as followeth being 20 head marked with a cropt and a saw tooth on the right ear. Five cows and five calves, two steer 4 years old, one steer 2 years old, two barren cows, one bull, one heifer unmarked. -- John Sanderson, John Mapp, Robert Glendell, John Powell. Test. Sam’ll Palmer. Recorded Test. Sam’ll Palmer DPT. CCC Northampton.

December the 8th 1707

Mr. Wm. Batson his mark for hogs and cattle is as followeth given him by his mother Grace Batson and recorded for him (vizt) cropt on the left ear and underhalved and overhalved on the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson - CCt Northampton.

December 20th 1708

Richard Burr his mark for hogs and cattle is as followeth a two slit in the left ear and a halfmoon in the middle of the said ear.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson - CCt Northampton.

May the 6th 1709

Mrs. Sarah Custis Mathews her mark for hogs and cattle (vizt) the right ear underbitten and over nicked, the left ear overbitten and undernicked.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson - CCt Northampton.

August the 6th

Mr. Edward Carter Maccato his mark for hogs and cattle is as follows (vizt) A hole and a slit and two under cuts in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson - CC Northampton.

August the 27th

George Harmanson his brand mark for horses or cattle is as followeth (see appendix..)

Recorded Test. Robert Howson - CC Northampton.

James Wyant his mark recorded for John O’Deare entered for him this first day of September 1709 for hogs and cattle is as follows (vizt) the right ear a hole in it, the left ear cropt and two slits in the cropt.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson - CCt Northampton.

September 1st 1709

Thomas Parker his mark for his hogs and cattle is as followeth formerly John Margett’s and now recorded for the said Thomas Parker, cropt on both ears underhalfed on the right ear and overhalfed on the left ear.

Test. Robert Howson

Recorded Test. Robert Howson CC Northampton.

October the 6th 1709

George Robinson his mark for hogs and cattle is as followeth two nicks in the left ear of the underside, one nick in the right ear of the upperside.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson CC Northampton.

October the 29th 1709

Robert Howson his mark for hogs and cattle is as followeth (vizt) cropt on both ears and a hole in the right ear and two slits in the left ear and his brand mark for horses and cattle is (see appendix..)

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

January 25th 1709/10

John Bebbe his mark for hogs and cattle is as followeth (vizt) cropt on the right ear and two slits in it and underbitten in the said ear. A slit in the underpart of the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

Edmund Bebbe his mark for hogs and cattle is as followeth (vizt) cropt on both ears and underbitten on the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

January the 26th 1709/10

Thomas Balye his mark for hogs and cattle is cropt on both ears and three slits in the right ear and two slits in the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

February the 25th 1709/10

Doctor John Boyer his mark for hogs and cattle and sheep, two hole in each ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.March the 22nd 1709/10

Luke Johnson his mark for hogs and cattle, cropt on both ears and two holes in the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

June the 2nd

Dixon Knite his mark for hogs and cattle cropt in the right ear and slit in the upper part of the left almost at the top of the ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

June the 6th 1710

John Taylor his mark for hogs, cattle (vizt) cropt and one slit in the right ear and a hole in the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

And the said Taylor’s brand mark (see appendix.)

June the 10th 1710

Edmund Elligood his mark for hogs, cattle is a flower deluce in the left ear. Cropt and holed and underbitted in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

June the 10th 1710

Robert Foster his mark for his hogs and cattle is as followeth (vizt) cropt on the right ear and cob tailed.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

October 12th 1710

Thomas Watts his mark for hogs is swallow tailed, underbitten and a nick in the left ear and underbitten in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

December the 2nd 1710

Wm. Munk mark for hogs and cattle is swallow forked and over slit in the right ear, swallow forked in the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

January the 12th 1710/11

Col. John Custis Esq. his mark for hogs is a slit in the left ear and cropt and two slits in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

April the 21st 1711

Mr. Southey Littleton his brand mark for horses is (see appendix.)

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

May the 16th 1711

Richard Warren his mark for hogs is both ears cropt and underhalfed.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

May the 16th 1711

Daniel Eshon his mark for hogs and cattle is cropt on both ears and two holes in the left ear and one hole in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

June the 16th 1711

Mrs. Gartud Harmanson her mark for hogs and cattle which was Thomas Chicke (vizt) the right ear cropt the left ear holed.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

July the 30th 1711

Susannah Nottingham her mark for hogs and cattle is swallow tailed on the left ear and underbitten, and a hole in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

February the 17th 1711/12

Sarah Berry her mark for hogs and cattle is cropt holed on both ears and underbitten in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

February 25th 1711/12

Mr. Patrick Fauchiner his mark for hogs cropt on the right ear and two slits in the crop.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

June the 16th 1712

Sarah Sanders her mark for hogs and cattle is cropt on the right ear and underhalved in the left ear and a hole in both ears.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

December the 30th 1712

John Waterfield his mark for hogs and cattle cropt and underbitten in the left ear swallow tailed and a hole in the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

Note: The above entry was crossed out.

January 31st 1712/13

Gauton Hunt his mark for hog and cattle cropt on the right ear and underbitten, three slits in the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

February 7th 1712/13

William Scott his mark for hogs and cattle slit and underbitten on the left ear and the right ear whole.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

March the 23rd 1712/13

John Waterfield his mark for hogs and cattle swallow tailed in the right ear the left ear whole.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

April the 9th 1713

Thomas Wilkens his mark for hogs and cattle is a swallow tail in each ear and a hole in each ear.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

May the 30th 1713

Francis Steele his mark for hogs and cattle wich was William Stripe recorded for him in the year 1697. Both ears swallow tailed and holed and underbitten on the left ear.

Recorded Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

September the 16th 1713

Henry Spakman his mark for hogs is the left ear swallow tailed the right ear underbitten. His brand for horses two harts and a flower deluce.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

October the 21st 1713

Jeremiah Wood his mark for hogs and cattle is cropt of the left ear and underbitten. Underhalved of the right ear and underbitten.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

February 20th 1713

Nathaniell Wilkins Sen. his mark for hogs and cattle the right underbitten and a slit in that part of the ear, the left ear swallow tailed.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

February the 20th 1713

Thomas Benthall the son of Dan’l Benthall his mark for cattle is underbitten on the right ear, the left ear whole. Which mark was formerly Richard Tatlock and given by Paul Fabian to Benj. Cowell.

Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

February the 20th 1713/14

John Wilkins the son of William Wilkins his mark for hogs and cattle as followeth, cropt of the left ear and underbitten of the left ear and overbitten of the left ear.

Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

March 28th 1714

Mrs. Sarah Custis her mark for hogs and cattle is cropt and two slits in the right ear and a slit in the left ear. Brand mark (see appendix.)

Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

November the 16th 1714

Mr. Edward Mifflin his mark for hogs and cattle is a slit in each. His brand mark is (see appendix.)

Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

November 17th 1714

James Mills his mark for his hogs and cattle is as followeth cropt in the right ear and a hole in it, the left ear slit from the top of the ear down to the root.

Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

September 3rd 1716

John Hanby Jun. His mark for hogs and cattle cropt on the left ear and a slit and a hole in it, a slit in the right ear.

Test. Robert Howson CCC Northampton.

March the 7th 1715/16

George Graves his mark for hogs and cattle the right ear slit down toward and the peace taken out. The left ear a hole in it.

Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

August the 15th 1717

Peter Rasco his mark for hogs, cattle. Cropt on both ears, underhalfed, hole on both ears and underbitten on the right ear.

Recorded Test. Robt. Howson CCC Northampton.

August the 15th 1717

William Welch his mark for hogs and cattle. Cropt on both ears, slit in both ears and underbitted on both ears.

Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

September 4th 1717

John Atkission his mark for hogs was give him by Mr. Henry Custis, both ears cropt, slit and holed.

Test. Robert Howson CC Northampton.

January 10th 1719

Watkins Wilkins his mark for hogs is swallow tailed on the left ear and underhalfed on the right ear.

Test. Robert Howson CC Northampton.

March 26th 1719

Mr. James Forse his mark for hogs the carpenter’s square for each ear.

Test. Robert Howson CC Northampton.

April 16th 1719

Thomas Hunt Junr. His mark for hogs is cropt on both ears, a hole in the left and a square peace taken out of the top of the right ear.

Test. Robert Howson CC Northampton.

April 21 1719

John Flat his mark for hogs and cattle [---] the left ear, the right ear being cropt over halfed, underbitten.

Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

June 12th 1719

Branson Dolby his mark for his hogs is a crop and a hole in the left ear and swallow tailed in the right ear.

Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

October 24th 1719

Ann Bonty her mark for hogs and cattle, a swallow tail in the right ear and in the left ear cropt and a hole in it.

Test. Robt. Howson CC Northampton.

December 26th 1721

William Jones his mark for hogs, cattle and sheep, cropt on the right ear and underhalfed on the left ear.

Recorded Test. Hill’ry Stringer CCC Northampton.

December 26th 1721

Jacob Stringer his mark for hogs cattle and sheep, cropt on the left ear and underhalfed on the right ear.

Recorded Test. Hill’ry Stringer CCC Northampton.

February 26th 1721/2

Wm. Smith his mark cattle and hogs and sheep, cropt on the right ear, the left ear undernicked with two nicks.

Recorded Test. Hill’ry Stringer CCC Northampton.

February 26th 1721/2

Jacob Cothis his mark of cattle, hogs and sheep, the left ear swallow tailed.

Recorded Test. Hill’ry Stringer CCC Northampton.

October 4th 1722

Robert Milliken his mark for cattle, hogs is cropt only the left ear.

Test. G. Pole C Cur Co. Northampton.

December 14th 1722

Major Brickhouse his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep (vizt) right ear cropt and two slits, left ear underbitten and overbitten.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

January 21st 1722

John Deere his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep (vizt) cropt on the left ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

January 25th 1722

Mr. Thomas Wellands mark for cattle, hogs and sheep (vizt) left ear cut off, two slits in the right ear from the top and tail cut.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

February 28th 1722/3

John Dillcoats mark for cattle, hogs (vizt) both ears cropt and a slit in the left ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

February 28th 1722/3

Thomas Conners mark for cattle, hogs (vizt) a hole through each ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

January the 16th 1724

Mr. Thomas Savage Jun’r. his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep (vizt) a slit in both ears.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

May 31st 1725

Arthur Lunn’s mark for cattle, hogs sheep (vizt) a crop and a slit in both ears.

Test. Godfr. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

May 30th 1725

William Satchell his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep is (vizt) cropt on the right ear and underbitten on the left ear.

Test. Godfr. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

May 27th 1725

Jane Hebbs mark for cattle, sheep, hogs is a slit in the right ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

March 3rd 1725

John Shepperds mark for cattle, sheep, hogs is overkeeled on both ears with an underbite on the right ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

March 18th 1725

Argal Harmansons his mark for cattle, sheep, hogs is cropt and underbitten on the right ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

April 14th 1726

John Roberts near Hungars, his mark for cattle, sheep, is a crop and slit in the right ear, a slit in the left ear and the under part cut off.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

May 3rd 1726

The Reverend Wm. Thomas Dolls mark for cattle, sheep and is cropt in the left, swallow tail in the right and a hole in each ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

May [--] 1726

Godfrey Poles mark for cattle, sheep hogs etc. (vizt)

cropt and slit both ears, underbitten on both ears.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

Note: this entry is crossed out.

September 8th 1726

William Griffins mark for cattle, sheep, hogs is cropt on the right ear and a hole in each ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

September 8th 1726

Jerome Griffin son of Thomas mark for cattle sheep, hogs is cropt and underbitten on the right ear and a hole in each ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

January 9th 1726

James Victor’s mark for hogs is a hole and an underbite in each ear.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

January 30th 1726

Jacob Smith’s mark fro cattle, hogs is a crop and a hole in the right ear and a crop and two slits in the left ear

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

February 14th 1726

James Beyeron’s mark for cattle, hogs is the same that was Robert foster’s (vizt) cropt on the right ear and bob tailed.

Test. G. Pole Cl Cur Cou. Northampton.

June 2nd 1727

Christopher Segars mark for cattle, hogs, sheep, a crop in the right ear and slit in the left ear.

Teste. G. Pole Cl Cur.

November 4th 1727

William Bishops mark for cattle, hogs a swallow tailed on the right ear and underbit and an overbit on the left ear.

Teste. G. Pole Cl Curt Co. Northampton.

October 25th 1728

Benjamin Stratton’s mark for cattle, hogs, cropt and a slit in the right ear, a hole and overbit on the left.

Teste. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

November 25th 1728

Thomas Cook’s mark for cattle, hogs a carpenter’s square on the left ear and the right ear cropt and a slit in it.

Teste. G. Pole Cl Curt Co. Northampton.

Note: This entry was crossed out.

February 10th 1728

Joseph Shepard’s mark for cattle hogs, sheep a crop on the right ear only.

Teste. G. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

February 10th 1728

Godfrey Pole’s mark for cattle, sheep, hogs etc. a crop and two slits in each ear.

Teste. Godfr. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

March 1st 1728

Mr. Peter Bowdin’s mark for cattle, sheep, hogs etc. a swallow tail and overhalfed on the right ear. His brand mark an anchor fluke (see appendix.)

Teste. Godfr. Pole Cl Cur Co. Northampton.

April 29th 1729

John Clay Junr. (son of Leveret Clay) mark for cattle, hogs, sheep cropt on the left ear and overmarked and a hole in the right ear.

Teste. Godfr. Pole Cl Cur.

August 29th 1729

George Clark’s mark for cattle, hogs, sheep swallow tailed on the right ear and over halved and a hole in the left ear.

Teste. Godfr. Pole Cl Cur.

February 15th 1729

Mr. Stephen Whitehead mark for cattle hogs etc. a swallow tail on the left ear and overhalfed on the right.

Test. Tho. Cable Cl. Cur.

February 18th 1729

Hillary Willet his mark for cattle, hogs etc. overhalfed on both ears.

Test. Tho. Cable Cl. Cur.

May 9th 1730

Stratton Capell his mark for cattle, hogs etc. cropt and underbitten on the left ear and two nicks in the top of the drop and underbitten in the right.

Test. Tho. Cable Cl. Cur.

May 25th 1730

John Stringer his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc. which was his father’s mark. Underhalfed on both ears and overbitten on the right ear near the root of the ear.

January 12th 1730

Thomas Scott his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc. cropt on the left ear and slit on the right.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

February 19th 1739

Isaac Sheppard his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc. cropt on the right ear.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

April 3rd 1739

Clark Jacob his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc. The right ear cropt and the left ear swallow tailed.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

Mar 12th 1731

Daniel Webb his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc. both ears slit, underhalfed and overhalfed.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

September 14th 1732

Nathaniel Bell his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc.

Both ears slit, underhalfed and overhalfed.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

December 9th 1732

The Rev. Mr. William Holebrooks mark for cattle, sheep, horses. Cropt on both ears and a hole in the left for hogs, sheep and cattle. His horse a brand on the left buttock (see appendix.)

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

February 12th 1732

Tilney Dixon his mark for cattle, hogs, sheep etc. underhalfed on the right ear and flower deluce on the left.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

April 19th 1733

Thomas Savage his mark for cattle hogs and sheep at his home plantation in Savage Neck. The right ear cropt and two slits and the left ear slit.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

December 5th 1733

Elias Roberts his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep. The right ear cropt and split and the left ear cropt and underbitten and overbitten.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

April 13th 1733

Custis Kendall his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep, cropt on bot ears and slit in the left ear.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

May 1st 1735

Daniel Godwin his mark for cattle and hogs, cropt and slit on the right ear and cropt and underhalfed on the left.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

June 23rd 1735

Joseph O’Deer his mark for cattle, hogs etc. cropt on the left ear and two slits and a hole in the right ear.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

August 26th 1735

Joseph Batson his mark of cattle, hogs etc. cropt and underbitten and a hole in the left ear.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

May 6th 1737

John Wilkins Watts his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep. Right ear swallow tailed, underbitten and a nick upon the upperside of the ear and the left ear underbitten and a nick upon the upperside of that ear.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

February 24th 1736

Henry Tolemas mark for cattle, hogs and sheep etc. overhalfed on both ears and undernicked in the left.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

April 1st 1737

Tho. Downs his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep, the right ear slit the left ear underhalfed and a hole in it.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

John Edward Robins his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep

Note: this entry is crossed out.

August 28th 1735

Benjamin Jenkins his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep. One swallow fork in each ear and underbitten on the right.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

September 3rd 1739

Nottingham Monk his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep. Swallow forked on the left ear and a hole in the right.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

May 1st 1740

John Miller his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep both ears cropt two slits in each and a hole in the left ear.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

December 9th 1742

Thomas Downs his mark of cattle, hogs and sheep the right ear slit, the left ear underhalfed and a hole in it.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

No Date

Benj. Jenkins his mark for cattle, hogs and sheep one swallow fork in each ear and underbitten on the right ear.

No Date

Solomon Warren’s mark for cattle, hogs and sheep overhalfed on the right ear and underhalfed on the left.

Recorded Teste. Tho. Cable Cl Cur.

 

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