Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Matthews Thompson

Male 1684 - 1729  (45 years)


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  • Name William Matthews Thompson  [1
    Born 5 Mar 1683/84  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Mar 1729  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003151  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father William Thompson,   b. 1655, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Victoria Matthews,   b. Bef 1665, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Feb 1713/14 and Sep 1720, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1681  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Thompson, William, s/o William and Mary Thompson of St. Mary's County, she being d/o William Britton, m. Victoria Matthews, d/o Thomas and Jane Matthews of Charles County, 11 Apr 1681
    Family ID F01195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Queen,   b. 3 Apr 1707, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1730, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Matthews Thompson,   b. 1727, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1749/50, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F02446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • B. William Mathews Thompson b. 5 Mar 1684 died 1728. He married Catherine ____by 1726.

      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Thompson, William, s/o William and Victoria Thompson at head of Wicomico River, b. 5 Mar 1684
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      Thompson, William Mathews (nunc.) , Charles County, 24th March, 1727/8; 25th March, 1728/9
      To wife [unnamed] and child [unnamed] entire estate; shd. child die before he comes to age of 18, wife - to -receive his portion.
      Test: William Thompson, Ignatius Doyne. 19.937.
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      Mr. William Matthews Thompson 13.474 CH £176.5.8 Dec 18 1728 Feb 4 1728
      Appraisers: Richard Edelen, Charles Musgrove.
      Creditors: Gustavus Brown, James Rennold.
      Next of kin: Will Thompson, Thomas Thompson.
      Administratrix: Mrs. Katherine Thompson.
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      William Mathews Thompson 9.405 A CH £176.5.8 £29.11.10 Jul 7 1729
      Received from: John Chalmerr, Edward Murphey, Marsham Waring.
      Payments to: Dr. Brown, James Runold, Edward Gilpin, Ignatius Doyne, Richard Bell, John Howard, Charles Calvert, Esq., Samuel Hanson, John Craen (?).
      Administratrix: Catherine Thompson.
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      Charles County Liber L#2 Page 129.
      At the request of Mrs. Jane Brent,the, following deed was recorded this Apr 23, 1724.
      Feb 6, 1723 from William Thompson of St Mary's County, gent, to Jane Brent & William Thompson of CC..-Sd Wm Thompson is lawfully seized of his tract of land, commonly called Thompsons Chance, containing about 230 acres, bounded by the exterior bounded tree of Thomas Baker, a bounded Spanish oak standing near the road that goes from PortobaccoCCr] to Pickcawaxon [Piccowaxen Cr], the lands of Jno Posey; "the plantation of the sd Thompson, Nevill's land. Now°sd William Thompson, for 5 shillings lawful money of Great Britain, and for the natural love that he, sd Thompson has for his children, Jane Brent & Wm Matthews Thompson,- he gives them, jointly, the afd land during the time that sd Jane Brent remains a widow, and then unto sd Willm Matthews Thompson and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten. Signed - Will Thompson. Wit - Jacob D Keyser, Ralph Falkner.
      This deed was acknowledged by William Thompson and Elenor, his wife. Signed - Jno Baker. Jno Leigh. C Read, St Mary's County Deputy Clerk, certified that John Baker and Jno Leigh, gent, before whom the above acknowledgement was taken, were and are JPs for St Mary's County.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1780-1784; Liber FF 1 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 230. At the request of Notley Young the following Deed was enrolled August 26, 1782
      Indenture made August 14, 1782; between Hoskins Hanson, Gentleman and his wife Catherine Hanson of Charles County, Maryland of one part and Notley Young, Gentleman of PGCo. Whereas Richard Marsham by his last will and testament bearing date April 14, 1713 did devise unto his five grandchildren; Samuel Queen, Marsham Queen, William Queen, Catherine Queen and Margaret Queen a tract called the "Inclosure" which the said Marsham bought of Col. Ninian Beall containing 1040 acres; and whereas William Queen died w/o issue and Catherine Queen married William Matthews Thompson and had issue, Richard Thompson her eldest son and heir at law who had issue, the aforesaid Catherine Hanson party to these presents his only child, the said child, the said Catherine Queen after the death of William Matthews Thompson intermarried with Walter Hanson who by virtue of the intermarriage claimed the part of the "Inclosure" willed to the said Catherine Queen during his natural life and as tenant heretofore sold and conveyed his estate to John Shercliff and the said Hoskins Hanson and Catherine Hanson intending for valuable consideration to vest the said Notley Young with an estate in fee simple; therefore in consideration of 551 pounds current specie paid by Notley Young and for other good causes and considerations them thereunto moving have sold the aforesaid tract of land containing 275 ½ acres and beginning at a bounded hickory the westernmost corner boundary of the "Grange" and the beginning of "Meeirs?" and a dividing boundary between Samuel Queen and Walter Hanson, and bounded by John Tucker's cornfield, a spring that runs into Goose Creek, the southwest corner of "Inclosure" containing 456 acres heretofore sold by Col. Ninian Beall to Benjamin Haddock. Signed Hoskins Hanson, Catherine Hanson (and relinquished her dower) in the presence of and acknowledged before Daniel Jenifer, Walter Hanson Jenifer (JP's of Charles County, Maryland)

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