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Re: COCKEY/DEYE/OWINGS connections
Posted by: Jim Bishop Date: October 21, 1999 at 04:24:06
In Reply to: Re: COCKEY/DEYE/OWINGS connections by Brad Lawrence of 120

Hello Brad,

The parents of my Thomas C.D. OWINGS were Edward and Charlotte Deye Colgate:

Here is Edward descendants for two generations - counting Edw. & Charlotte as first generation:

Modified Register for Edward OWINGS

First Generation

1. Edward OWINGS was born 1 Nov 1743. He died 2 Jun 1815 in , Baltimore, MD and was buried Jun 1815 in Garrison, Baltimore, MD, St.Thomas Church.
BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Owings; "Owings and Allied Families;" pages 699-702.

MARRIAGE: Owings, Addison D and Elizabeth S (compilers); Owings and Allied
Families 1685-1985: A Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of Richard Owings I
of Maryland, Third Edition, Gateway Press, Inc; Baltimore 1985, p. 699,700 - "
... m. in Baltimore Co., Maryland, 29 Sep. 1774, Charlotte Deye Colgate (b. 15
Sept. 1751: d. 2 Feb. 1826) dau. of Thomas and Cassandra Cockey (Deye) Colgate
and a sister of Colgate Deye Colgate who married John Cockey Owings, bro. of
Edward ."

BURIAL: Owings, Addison D and Elizabeth S (compilers); Owings and Allied
Families 1685-1985: A Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of Richard Owings I
of Maryland; Third Edition; Gateway Press, Inc; Baltimore;1985; page 700.

Additional notes from Owings; "Owings and Allied Families," above, page 700:
"... Edward Owings and his family lived in Baltimore County until 1797, on a
tract of 843 acres obtained from Thomas Colgate. They then removed to Frederick
County where he purchased from Capt. William Campbell in 1804 a plantation of
580 acres consisting of "Spring Garden" and "Campbell's Camp" at Fountain Rock.
In his will (Frederick Co. Maryland Wills, liber HSI, folio 20), dated 1 June
1815, probated 9 Aug. 1815, Edward Owings named his wife Charlotte Deye Owings:
daus., Matilda Deye Owings, Minerva Deye Owings, Mary Govane Owings and Miranda
wife of Col. John Evans of Ohio (to her he deivsed 500 acres in Ohio): sons;
Nimrod, Edward and Thomas Owings."

Descendants of Edward Owings and Charlotte Dye Colgate:

I just spotted this item on ebay (the online auction house). The description as
given on ebay is given below. Edward Owings is referenced on p. 900 of Owings
and Allied Families, but there is no reference there to his being murdered by
his slave. The auction on this document will close on Feb 23 at 13:38 PST on
ebay. If you are unfamiliar with ebay, be aware that you will have to become
registered with them to bid or to contact the seller of this item.

The front door to ebay is located at www.ebay.com

I am NOT connected with the seller of this item. Just found it and thought it
would be nice if it stayed in the family. I am providing the item #, description
and a link below.

One additional word...remember that ebay involves antique dealers and
collectors. It is not the same sort of "sharing" mindset that genealogists have.
Just be aware that they play are playing a different game. The bid on this item
is already high because of its collectible nature.

If you have trouble navigating ebay, let me know. I'm curious to find out how
this turns out....

Kathy Duncan
descendant of Archibald Owings of Kershaw Co., SC

http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=68627346

Item #68627346

Description:

Slave Murders Master Legal Brief State of Maryland, November 3rd, 1815, One page
legal sized "Charge of Murder against the Slave name Harry" for killing his
master. "Harry did beat and kill Edward Owings with blows from a wooden hammer
as well as choking him...thus Edward Owings instantly died." Early Slave murder
case from the State of Maryland, 1 -1/4 pages of neatly written manuscript,
Henry was the property of Charlotte Dye Owings the wife of the dead slave owner.
Minor tape repair to back not showing on front, one 1/2 inch split along one
fold otherwise very nice and unusual!

MGSB; Vol 38, No 3, Summer 1997; Baltimore County Orphan's Court Petetions:
"OWINGS, EDWARD, age c51, in 1795 deposed about the sale of James Franklin's
estate; Wooden, John, of John, c38 in 1795 deposed that he was at the sale of
James Franklin's effects and he saw nothing unfair. There were others at the
sale deposed in what appeared to be an accounting of the surviving admix of the
estate.

Ancestral File, LDS, Familysearch, On-line web site; MAX E MCKEE Microfilm:
1916 W 8660 SO, WEST JORDAN, UT 84088; Submission: AF95-110667; Information on
ancestors, on Owings, Colegate, Deye, et. al.
Edward married Charlotte DEYE COLEGATE, daughter of Thomas COLEGATE and Cassandra Cockey DEYE, on 29 Sep 1774 in , Baltimore, MD. Charlotte was born 15 Sep 1751. She died 2 Feb 1826 in , Baltimore, MD and was buried Feb 1826 in Garrison, Baltimore, MD, St.Thomas Church.
Owings, Addison D and Elizabeth S (compilers); Owings and Allied Families
1685-1985: A Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of Richard Owings I of
Maryland; Third Edition; Gateway Press, Inc; Baltimore; 1985; p 699, " ... m.
in Baltimore Co., Maryland, 29 Sep. 1774, Charlotte Deye Colgate (b. 15 Sept.
1751: d. 2 Feb. 1826) dau. of Thomas and Cassandra Cockey (Deye) Colgate and a
sister of Colgate Deye Colgate who married John Cockey Owings, bro. of Edward ."

BURIAL: Owings, Addison D and Elizabeth S (compilers); Owings and Allied
Families 1685-1985: A Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of Richard Owings I
of Maryland; Third Edition; Gateway Press, Inc; Baltimore;1985; page 700.

LDS; IGI; film no 458261, & 452094, page 28, ref no 27452.
They had the following children:
2 F i. Matilda DEYE OWINGS was born 22 Apr 1776 in , Baltimore, MD. She died 1 Apr 1863 in , Baltimore, MD and was buried Apr 1863 in Garrison, Baltimore, MD, St.Thomas Church.
From Owings, Addison D. and Elizabeth S; "Owings and Allied Families," page 700:
"In her will (Baltimore City Will Bk. 31, p.81), dated 27 Feb. 1863: probated, 7
Apr. 1863, she named her nephew Eli Towne, son of her sister Minerva Towne;
daus., of her bro. Dr. Thomas C. Owings; Mrs Mary Dillow, Matilda and Margaret
Owings and Mrs. Mary Runckles; Matilda Cromwell, Curtis Augustus Cromwell, Mary
Kolb (wife of Samuel Kolb), Anne Rebecca Brengle (wife of John Nicholas Brengle)
and Ellen and Minerva Cromwell, children of her niece Adolaide Cromwell,
deceased, wife of John C. Cromwell."
3 M ii. Nimrod OWINGS was born 10 Jan 1778 in , Baltimore, MD. He died 12 May 1849 in , Frederick, MD and was buried May 1849 in , Frederick, MD, German Reform Ce.
WILL: Addison; "Owings and Allied Families ...;" page 700; - "unmarried; His
will (Frederick Co, Md Wills, Liber T S #1, folio 19) was dated 14 Feb 1849:
probated 14 May 1849; In an account of General Lafayette's visit to Frederick,
Maryland, 29 Dec 1824, it was recorded that Nimrod Owings furnished a lot of
coon, possum, turkeys and geese for the feast (Williams, J C; History of
Frederick County Maryland, Vol. I, page 183).
4 F iii. Miranda OWINGS was born 14 Nov 1779 in , Baltimore, MD. She died 15 Dec 1779 in , Baltimore, MD.
5 F iv. Miranda Colgate OWINGS was born 22 Jan 1781 in , Baltimore, MD. She died 24 Feb 1817.
MARRIAGE: Owings; "Owings and Allied Families;" page 701 - "married at the
German Reformed Church, Frederick, 1 April 1800, Col John Evans; they removed to
Ross County, Ohio." (punctuation adjusted).
Miranda married John EVANS Col. on 1 Apr 1800 in , Frederick, MD, German Ref. Chur.
6 F v. Minerva DEYE OWINGS was born 25 Jul 1783 in , Baltimore, MD.
BIRTH-MARRIAGE: Owings; "Owings and Allied Families;" page 701 - ...m. ... Eli
Towne of Woodsborough, Frederick, MD.
Minerva married Eli TOWNE on 13 Mar 1817 in , Frederick, MD.
7 M vi. Edward Cockey OWINGS was born 20 Sep 1785 in , Frederick, MD. He died 3 Nov 1815.
DEATH: Owings; "Owings and Allied Families;" page 701; died unmarried, "He was
murdered by four of his slaves who were to have been freed under his father's
will. They were hanged publicly at Frederick on 26 Jan 1816 (Williams; History
of Frederick County Maryland, Vol 1, p 281).
8 F vii. Charlotte DEYE OWINGS was born 17 Jun 1788 in , Frederick, MD. She died 2 Feb 1826 in Garrison, Baltimore, MD, St. Thomas Cem.
Charlotte married James PHILLIPS on 1 Sep 1813 in , Frederick, MD.
9 F viii. Mary Govane OWINGS was born 16 Jan 1791 in , Frederick, MD.
Mary married John HAMMOND on 18 Nov 1817 in , Frederick, MD.
10 M ix. Thomas Cockey DEYE OWINGS Dr. was born 2 Dec 1792 in Baltimore, , MD. He died after 1850.
LDS; IGI; file number 2034472; provided date of birth and parents.

Entered 7/25/1992 from Ruth L. (Garvin) Bishop's (mother) family group 30.
Written on it was: "could have moved to Quincy (Adams Co., IL) after 1850.
Information in "Facts concerning the Baker family of the Eastern Shore of
Maryland", a copy of Muriel Manlove Smith's book given to her by Nina Warren
Leach Pike of Three Lakes, Wisconsin, in 1931 (copied by Ruth Garvin) said,
"Great grandfather Thomas Owings lived on a plantation in Baltimore, Maryland.
He was a Methodist preacher. There were three sons (one a preacher)and a
daughter Matilda. Grandfather Thomas C. Owings married Margaret Jefferies of
Baltimore and moved to Pittsburgh. Grandmother's health failed and he decided
she would be better off if they went west. So with his family of seven children
and $30,000 he took a boat down the Ohio to Ill. Grandfather owned a beautiful
home on Vermont Street and a three story brick on Hampshire Street, Quincy,
Ill., where he had his store. Also had a country home at Marcellin, Ill.(Adams
County), and a 160 acre farm 4 1/2 miles from Mendon. He gave four sons to the
Civil War - Edward age 23 died. Rush was 10 years old at this time and tried to
run off to war to be a drummer boy. Matilda married W.B. Jenkins; Margaret
Charlotte married W.H.Baker."

Additional information from "Baker family of the Eastern Shore of Maryland," a
copy of Muriel Manlove Smith's book, given to her by Nina Warren Leach Pike of
Three Lakes, WI, in 1931, copied by Ruth (Garvin) Bishop, had these handwritten
notes on it "This must have been the father (referring to Great grandfather
Thomas Owings) of our great grandfather Owings, grandfather to both our
grandmothers. Then in different writing, "yes." I think this exchange took
place between my mother, Ruth L. (Garvin) Bishop and her mother, Edna LaRue
(Brockway) Garvin, since unter "Matilda married W. B. Jenkins.." was written "my
grandmother Jenkins," and beneath "Charlotte (Owings) married W.H. Baker," was
written "your grandmother Brockway." She (Edna [Brockway] Garvin) no doubt was
stating that Matilda Owings who married William B. Jenkins was her "Jenkins
grandmother" and was her daughter, Ruth (Garvin) Bishop's grandmother on the
Brockway line since that would be correct on both counts. The salient notes as
to Howard, were: "What do you know about an "Uncle Howard" who used to come to
see mother? He lived in a Soldiers' Home, I think?" Written below in response
to the question: "(He) was a brother of Margaret Owings Baker. Died at the
Soldiers Home in Quincy. Served in Civil War." On the opposite page was written
"He (referring to "great grandfather Owings") was a doctor. Grandmother Baker
(Margaret Owings) used to ride with him on his horse when she was small. He
would take her at night, put her in a trundle bed with other kids while he took
care of the sick. She would sit behind him and hold on to him. I have the
instrument he used to bleed people with. Grandma said she always held a cup to
catch the blood. She was only 5 or 6."

Not certain about this man, but check out:
Mrs. Anne M. Dryden Trundle.
DAR ID Number: 61007
Born in Baltimore, Md.
Wife of W. Burns Trundle.
Descendant of Capt. Thomas Owings, of Maryland.
Daughter of Joshua Ryland Dryden and Cordelia Elizabeth Owings, his wife.
Granddaughter of Thomas Beale Owings and Cordelia Harris, his wife.
Gr-granddaughter of Thomas Owings and Ruth Lawrence, his wife.
Thomas Owings (1740-1822) was commissioned lieutenant, 1777, in a company of
Baltimore County militia, and later promoted captain. He was born in Baltimore
County; died in Frederick County, Md.

Subject: Re: Thomas C. OWINGS b. 1792 Balt Co.
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 22:49:16 -0500
From: Phil Stackhouse
Hello,

It would appear that your Thomas does indeed descend from the OWINGS of Owings
Mills. From "Owings and Allied Families, 1685-1985", p.701:

Thomas Cockey Deye OWINGS, third and youngest son of Edward and Charlotte Deye
(Colgate) Owings, b. 2 Dec 1792: d. after 1850: m. 1st., in Frederick Co., Md.
29 Feb, 1816, Phoebe DeVilbiss, dau of George DeVilbiss. Thomas Cockey Owings
purchased a tract of land in Frederick Co., Va., in May 1817 (Frederick Co.,
Virginia Deeds 1743-1839, Vol. 39, pp. 456,459, et. seq.) He served as Captain
in the 32nd Regt. of Maryland Militia in the War of 1812. (Soldies in the War of
1812, National Archives). He m., 2nd, probably in Pennsylvania ca. 1828.
Margaret Willington (b. ca. 1806: d. after 1850). In 1840, he and his family
removed to Jolly Twsp., Washington CO., Ohio. In the 1850 Washington Co., Ohio
census (p. 1012), he was listed as a physician.

One dau. of the first marriage:

Mary OWINGS, b. 1817: m. Mr. Dillow

Eight children of second marriage:

Mary Ellen OWINGS, b. ca. 1829: m. Mr. Runckles

Howard Willington OWINGS, b. ca. 1831: d. at Quincy, Illinois, unm. He served in
Co. "D" 10th Illinois Infantry, U.S. Army in the Civil War.

Matilda Deye OWINGS, b. ca. 1833: unm. in Feb 1863 when her aunt Matilda Owings'
will was written.

Margaret Colgate OWINGS, b. ca. 1835: unm. in Feb 1863 when her aunt Matilda
Owings' will was written.

Edward Willington OWINGS, b. ca. 1840: d. unm. He served in Co. "H" 50th
Illinois Infantry, U.S. Army in the Civil War.

Thomas Cockey Deye OWINGS Jr., b. ca. 1841. No further record.

Samuel OWINGS, b. ca. 1842. No further record.

James Rush OWINGS, b. Mar 1847. In 1900 he was living in Franklin Twsp.,
Clermont Co., Ohio (1900 Census E.D.28/38, p. 4) with his wife Mary-- (b. in
Ohio, Aug 1860) and their sixchildren all born in Ohio:
Charles OWINGS, b. Nov 1880
William OWINGS, b. Feb. 1884
Harris OWINGS, b. July 1886
Marena OWINGS, B. Jan 1890
Annie B. OWINGS, b. Apr 1894
Ina OWINGS, b. June 1896
[End of quotation]

Thomas Cockey Deye OWINGS' direct OWINGS ancestors were : 1. Edward OWINGS (1
Nov 1743 - 2 Jun 1815) and Charlotte Deye COLGATE 2. Joshua OWINGS (5 Apr 1704 -
11 Apr 1785) and Mary COCKEY, youngest son of; 3. Capt. Richard OWINGS (died
bef. 14 Nov 1716) and Rachel (---) - the immigrant.

Hope this is what you were looking for.

Phil
!BIRTH: Owings, Addison D and Elizabeth S (compilers); Owings and Allied
Families 1685-1985: A Genealogy of Some of the Descendants of Richard Owings I
of Maryland; Third Edition; Gateway Press, Inc; Baltimore ;1985; p 701.

BIRTH: "Thomas Cockey Deye Owings, third and youngest son of Edward and
Charlotte Deye (Colgate) Owings, b. 2 Dec. 1792; d. after 1850: m. 1st., in
Frederick Co., Md., 29 Feb 1816, Phoebe DeVilbiss, dau. of George DeVilbiss.
Thomas Cockey Owings purchased a tract of land in Frederick Co., Virginia in May
1817 (Frederick Co., Virginia Deeds 1743-1839, Vol. 39, pp. 456, 459, et. seq.
He served as a Captain in the 32nd. Regiment of Maryland Militia in the War of
1812 (Soldiers of the War of 1812, National Archives). He m., 2nd. probably in
Pennsylvania ca. 1828 Margaret Willington (b. ca. 1806: d. after 1850). In 1840,
he and his family removed to Jolly Twsp., Washington Co., Ohio. In the 1850
Washington Co., Ohio census (p. 1012), he was listed as a physician."(Owings and
Allied Families, p. 701).

From Ancestry.com Civil War Database - this could have been a brother or other
relative of Thomas Owings' third wife- Jacob Divelbliss
Claimed Residence in Quincy
Enlist Date
Enlist Place
Enlist Rank
Enlist Age
20 April 1861

Priv

Served Illinois
A Co. 10th Inf Reg. IL

Posted by Brad Lawrence, albion9046@aol.com, 27 Sep 1999:

"You won't believe this, but as sson as I logged off I checked through my papers on the family and found your ancestor.I seems that we are related through two different branches of the Cockey family. First, let me give you the information on Thomas. He was the parents of Edward Owings and Charlotte Deye-Colegate. Edward was the son of Joshua Owings and Mary Cockey. The Owings and Cockey families were very close. Many members of each family had properties that bordered each other and the two families intermarried with each other from the early 1700's to the late 1800's.

"The Owings family has left its mark on Maryland history with the establishment of the town of Owings Mills. During the Civil War both families supported the Confederacy, and there was even a small skirmish at Owings Mills. I don't have any more information on the Owings family other than Joshua's father was Richard Owings born 1660 in Llanllugan, Wales. Mary Cockey was the daughter of Cpt John Cockey and Elizabeth Slade, whom I am also a descendant of through their son Thomas, this is our first blood connection. The other one is through Charlotte Deye- Colegate.
Her mother was Cassandra Cockey-Deye, daughter of Col. Thomas Cockey and Penelope Deye.

"My relation is Cassandra's sister Charlotte, whose descendants married back into the Cockey family several times continuing my Cockey pedigree. There is quite alot more information I can give you on the Cockey and Deye family if you want. just let me know. "
Thomas married (1) Phoebe DEVILBISS on 19 Feb 1816 in , Frederick, MD. Phoebe was born in , , MD.
Thomas also married (2) Margaret WILLINGTON about 1828 in , , PA. Margaret was born about 1806. She died after 1850.
Thomas also married (3) Margaret JEFFRIES. Margaret was born 1806 in , , PA. She died 10 Sep 1883 in Mendon, Adams, IL and was buried Sep 1883 in Mendon, Adams, IL.
Entered 7/25/1992 from mother's (Ruth Garvin Bishop) family group 30. Other
information in "Facts on the Baker Family". She died intestate, "box No. 33."
A picture of her has her maiden surname spelled, "Jefferie"; however, in a
typewritten copy of information of the Baker's, Edna LaRue nee: Brockway
Garvin or mother, Ruth LaRue nee Garvin Bishop spelled the surname "Jeffries."
Index

Name ID Generation
COLEGATE, Charlotte DEYE 1S 1
DEVILBISS, Phoebe 10S 2
EVANS, John Col. 5S 2
HAMMOND, John 9S 2
JEFFRIES, Margaret 10S 2
OWINGS, Charlotte DEYE 8 2
OWINGS, Edward 1 1
OWINGS, Edward Cockey 7 2
OWINGS, Mary Govane 9 2
OWINGS, Matilda DEYE 2 2
OWINGS, Minerva DEYE 6 2
OWINGS, Miranda 4 2
OWINGS, Miranda Colgate 5 2
OWINGS, Nimrod 3 2
OWINGS, Thomas Cockey DEYE Dr. 10 2
PHILLIPS, James 8S 2
TOWNE, Eli 6S 2
WILLINGTON, Margaret 10S 2

I am most interested in any information, but most particularly on Margaret Willington wife of Thomas - Where did she die, where was she buried, obit, Death notice etc.

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