Michael Disharoon
(Bef 1654-1690/1691)
Joan/Jane (?)
Lewis Disharoon


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1. Jane Cox

Lewis Disharoon 2

  • Born: 03 Mar 1678, Somerset Co., MD 3
  • Marriage (1): Jane Cox on 20 Nov 1703 in Somerset Co., MD 1
  • Died: 08 Apr 1745-07 Jun 1745, Worcester Co., MD


Lewis Disharoon and his line had moved from the main cluster of Disharoon land near modern Fruitland, MD to about 2 miles SE of modern Delmar, MD/DE probably about the time, on Jan 7 1722/3, Lewis and his wife, Jane, received a deed of gift for 200a of tract "Handys Beginning" from Thomas Cox Sr., Jane Disharoon's father. (SoLR-IKL:252).

On Sep 29 1730, Lewis had the tract "Holders Folly" surveyed for him there and received patent on Jun 10 1734. Lewis's son John was known as "John Disharoon of the forest" in the early Somerset Tax Lists. Lewis and his sons do not show up in the Somerset Lists after Worcester was formed in 1742 as they fell into the new county then.

Lewis Disharoon wrote his will Apr 8 1745 and it was proven in Worcester Co. on Jun 7 1745
- To son Levin, land called "Holders Folly" 100a
- To granddaughter Mary Disharoon, one small bay horse named Puppey
- To son Levin, all my moveable estate except the increase of my bay mare after my decease should go to granddaughter Jane Disharoon, d/o John the colt that my mare is in fold with.
- To 3 granddaughters Margaret, Elizabeth and Eleanor Disharoon (all d/o John) the remainder of the afsd mare's increase
- Appoint son Levin as executor
Witnesses: Benjamin Handy, Rencher Roberts, Archibald Smith (WoW-1742/59:22)

Lewis married Jane Cox, daughter of Thomas Cox Sr. and Rebecca (?), on 20 Nov 1703 in Somerset Co., MD.1 (Jane Cox died before 1745.)


1 Stepney Parish Church Records.

2 Descendants of Michael Disharoon. David Heise, draft report dated Nov 26 2000.

3 Somerset Co., MD Wills, Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD.

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