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

Joseph Thompson

Male 1720 - 1775  (55 years)


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  • Name Joseph Thompson 
    Born 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jan 1775  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003672  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Thomas Thompson,   b. 12 Sep 1682, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1749/50, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Jane Tant,   b. Abt 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1729, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1702  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Douglass,   b. Abt 1725, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1751  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Thompson,   b. 1752, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1810, Wilkes County, Georgia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Mary Thompson,   b. Abt 1755, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane Tant Thompson,   b. Abt 1757, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1778, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
     4. Sarah Hanson Thompson,   b. Abt 1759, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Matthews Thompson,   b. Abt 1761, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1791, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F02421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children
      Jane Tant THOMPSON b: in Charles County, Maryland
      Sarah Hanson THOMPSON
      William Matthews THOMPSON
      Joseph THOMPSON b: ABT. 1753 in Charles County, Maryland

      Sources:
      Title: Carol Mitchell, E-Mail
      Title: "Charles County, Maryland. My Colonial Relations Plus Others"
      Text: says Joseph is son of Thomas and Clotilda Clements Thompson
      Title: "Charles County, Maryland. My Colonial Relations Plus Others"
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      Jane Watts 42.181 CH 649.13.9 Mar 21 1749
      Appraisers: John Stone, Robert Doyne.
      Creditors: Gustavus Brown, Joseph Times.
      Next of kin: Henry Thomson, Joseph Thompson.
      Administratrix: Sarah Thompson.
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      THOMPSON, JOSEPH, Charles Co,, planter. 22 Dec, 1774; 2 Jan. 1775
      To daus: Mary and Jane Thompson, use of dwelling house with privilege of working their negroes on any part of land while single.
      To dau. Mary Thompson, Negroes: Betty, Harry, Pegg, Mary, Gerrard, Anna and Bridget; stock; furnitureo pewter, silver ware.
      To dau, Jane Tant Thompson, Negroes: Mary Anno PhIllF Monica, Sue and MIlly; stock; furniture, linen whealo pewter,
      To dau, Sarah Hanson Thompson,, Negroes: Charity,, PrIss and Jenney; stock; pewter; said dau. to be under care of Mary Thompson my dau. If she die dau. Jane Tant Thompson to manage her and her estate*
      To son William Matthews Thompson, Negroes: John, Robin, Wlnney and Henney; stock; desk; and his Godfather William Leigh and Godmother Sophia to have care of him and his estate.
      To niece: Anne Philpott, 1 horse and 100 pounds of -tobacco to be paid by each of my children.
      To niece: Elizabeth Taylor, 100 pounds of tobacco to be paid by each of my children.
      To sister Elizabeth Taylor, 5 bushels of wheat, 5 bushels of rye,
      One negro to be sold to pay debts,
      To son Joseph Thompson, ex., part of tract "High Cliffs" tract "Happily," residue of estate.
      Wit: Jno. Brooke; Will. Matthews; Joseph Matthews. 40, 290
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      ANGELL, Jane, Charles Co, 29 Dec, 1770;26 Mar, 1771
      Estate to Uncle Joseph Thompson who is also named Ex.
      Wit: William Seigh, John Cooksey. 38.233
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      Benjamin Douglass 30.22 A CH 339.9.8 144.18.3 Mar 9 1750
      Sureties: John Chandler, John Douglass.
      Received from: Henry Thompson.
      Payments to: Alexander McLaran, Peter Hanah, Samuel Hanson, Dr. Gust. Brown,
      Jane McLaran, Samuel Hanson, Robert Whythill, George Briscoe, Aaron Goodrick,
      Charles Sanders, Joseph Tompson, Robert Scott, John Causeen, administrator
      (unnamed, 1/3) of widow (unnamed).
      Administrators (de bonis non): Charles & Thomas Douglass.
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      Mr. Thomas Howard 69.326 CH 351.18.2 Jan 6 1760 Feb 7 1760
      Appraisers: John Marshall, William Leigh.
      Creditors: Joseph Thompson, Ignatius Semmes.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Brandt, Margaret Thompson.
      Administratrix: Jane Howard.
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      DOUGLASS, JOHN, JR., Charles Co. 6 Jul, 1761;9 Dec. 1761
      To sister Sarah Thompson, some slaves.
      To the Ministry of Wm & Mary Parish, 1/7th pt. of estate.. that is my plantation and etc.
      Remainder pt. to be equally divided between bro. William Douglass' children, bro. Joseph Douglass, sister Elizabeth Douglass and niece Charity Courts. Desire that if any of bro. William Douglass' children bro. Joseph Douglass or sister Elizabeth Douglass shall die before of age, then and In such case, Joseph Thompson to enjoy their pt.
      To friend Joseph Thompson, remainder of estate.
      Ex: Joseph Thompson.
      Wit: Henry Thompson, Payne Howard, Margaret Thompson. 31. 487
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      John Douglass 78.36 CH 256.7.7 Dec 18 1761 Mar 4 1762
      Appraisers: John Marshall John Wood.
      Creditors: John Gwin, William Warren.
      Next of kin: Mary Marshall, Benjamin Marshall.
      Executor: Joseph Thompson.
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      Richard Matthews Thompson 42.184 CH Jan 3 1749 Mar 23 1749
      Appraisers: Samuel Love, Jr, Robert Gill.
      Creditors: Benedict Boarman, John Hanson yst.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Hanson, Joseph Thompson.
      Administratrix/Executrix: Sarah Thompson.
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      THOMPSON, ELIZABETH, Charles Co, 9 Sep, 1765;16 Oct, 1765
      To bro. Joseph Greene Thompson and sister Anne Thompson, two Negroes,
      To William Thompson, a ring.
      To Cloe Thompson, the last years hire of my Negroes.
      Ex,: Bro. Joseph Greene Thompson,
      Wit: William Coomes, Senr., William Coomes, Junr, 33. 419
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      Thomas Thomson 82,13 PG 47.15.1 Jun 13 1763 Jun 24 1763
      (also Thomas Thompson)
      Appraisers: James Wood, Benjamin Musgroves.
      Creditors: James Edelin, John Barnes for Robert Watters.
      Next of kin: Joseph Green Thompson, Henry Thompson.
      Executrix: Chloe Thompson.
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      THOMPSON, Thomas, Charles Co. 30 Nov 1749; 1 Jan 1749/50
      To son Thomas Thompson, wearing apparell.
      To daua Mary Carbery, Negro woman Sary.
      To grandson Thomas Carbery, Negro girl Heneristo.
      To son Henry Thompson, 1 Mill share.
      To dau. Elizabeth Angel, Negro woman Bess, and cattle.
      To gran dau. Jane Angel, Negro boy Hery,
      To son Richard Thompson, horse.
      To son Joseph Thompson, land 3 tracts joining each other,
      "High Cliftes," 50 A., "Thompsons Delight" 120 A., and "Haply", 621/2 A.
      To dau. Anne Sanders, boat and Negro man Tom,
      To son Joseph Thompson, Negro girl Grace, boy Jack.
      Rest of estate to son Joseph Thompson,
      Son Joseph Thompson, ex.
      Wit: Hatch Dent, Anne Dent, Will Eilbeck. 27.174.
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      Thomas Thompson 42.190 CH 504.10.10 Jan 3 1749 Apr 2 1750
      Appraisers: John Causon, Benjamin Craycroft.
      Creditors: Gustavus Brown, Samuel Hanson.
      Next of kin: Henry Thompson, Thomas Thompson.
      Executor: Joseph Thompson.
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      Thomas Thompson 32.29 A CH 504.19.10 14.5.9 Dec 7 1751
      Received from: Elisabeth Hanson.
      Payments to: Samuel Hanson, Dr. Gust. Brown, John Holland, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Walter Hanson, Daniel Jenifer.
      Representatives: (unnamed) all of age.
      Executor: Joseph Thompson.
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      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 32 (33). Deed of Gift. I, Charles Philpot of CC, planter, for 5 shillings sterling and for the love I have for my daughter-in-law, Mary Angell, youngest daughter of Elizabeth, now my wife, I give sd Mary Angell, 1 Negro boy which came by my wife afd, named Gerrard. I reserve to myself only the use and labor of sd Negro boy, until Mary is age 16 or the day of her marriage, whichever shall first happen. Signed Jul 14, 1752 - Charles Phillpot. Wit - Burton (X his mark) Philpott, Robt Yates. Recorded Aug 1, 1752 at the request of Joseph Thompson.
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 157_ John Douglass Jr, late of William and Mary Parish in CC, Gentleman, by his will dated Jul 6, 1761, directed that his lands and plantations be sold by his executor and one seventh part of what it sells for he bequeathed to the ministry of William & Mary Parish, to be distributed amongst the poor of sd Parish, & the rest to be equally divided between his brother William Douglass' children, his brother Joseph Douglass, & his sister, Elizabeth Douglass, and his niece, Charity Courts, and if any of his brother, William Douglass' children or his brother Joseph Douglass or his sister, Elizabeth Douglass, die before arriving at age to claim their parts, then Joseph Thompson to enjoy the part of them that so die; he gave to his friend, Joseph Thompson, the rest of his estate; and he appointed his friend, Joseph Thompson, his sole executor_ Sd Joseph Thompson, to get a better price for sd lands & plantations, he advertised in the Maryland Gazette that on last May 12, sd land would be exposed to sale to the best bidder, & accordingly, on sd day, several persons appeared & bid money for the land and plantations and Doctor Thomas James of St. Mary's [County], Gent, was the highest bidder. Now this deed, made Jul 5, 1762 between Joseph Thompson of CC, Gent, executor as afd, of the one part, and the sd Thomas James of the other part, witnesses that sd Joseph Thompson, for 600 sterling, sells to sd James, one tract called Doug , bounded by one other tract of land formerly called Bowleses but resurveyed by Capt. Joseph Douglass and called Douglasses Chance, lying in Wm & Mary Parish in CC, containing about 307 acres- Signed - Joseph Thompson. Wit - Jno Winter*, Geo. Dent*. Recorded Jul 5, 1762-
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      Charles County Deed Book S#3; Page 255.
      Apr 13, 1772 from Samuel Barnes and Sarah Barker Barnes, his wife, of CC, to Joseph Thompson of CC, for 5 shillings, and for and in consideration of Samuel owing sd Joseph, John Hanson Jr, George Lee, Alexander Brown, John Hawkins, Benjamin Philpott, Joseph Aderton, Enock Magruder, 4nd George Mason sundry sums of money and tobacco which is out of his power to pay without selling his land, and notwithstanding a deed which is executed for his land dated Mar 7, 1770 to his daughter, Mary Barnes, which deed was passed subsequent many years to the contracting the debts afd, sd Samuel and Sarah Barnes have sold to sd Joseph Thompson, all the remaining part of 2 tracts of land in CC, the one called St Thomas and the other, Barnes' Purchase, now in the possession of sd Samuel Barnes, being the same land mentioned in the deed to his daughter, Mary Barnes afd. It was intended by the deed passed by sd Samuel Barnes should have the use of sd lands during her natural life, and sd Sarah Barker Barnes, wanting sd Samuel Barnes to pay the debts afd, for 1 shilling, sd Sarah Barker Barnes hereby releases all her right to the land afd to sd Joseph Thompson. To fairly ascertain the value of sd lands, sd Joseph Thompson at any time, not exceeding 6 weeks after the date hereof, will publicly expose to sale the same lands to the highest bidder, and will divide the sale money among Joseph Thompson, John Hanson Jr, George Lee, Alexander Brown, John Hawkins, Benjamin Philpott, Joseph Aderton, Enock Magruder, and George Mason, and will return any surplus money to sd Samuel Barnes. Signed - Sam Barnes, Sarah Barker Barnes. Wit - Sam: Hanson*, Danl Jenifer*. Sd Sarah Barker Barnes relinquished her right of dower. Recorded Apr 22, 1772.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 408-208: BARNES PURCHASE: 348 acres; Possession of - 348 Acres - Escheat: : Surveyed for Godshall Barnes, 23 March 1726, beginning at a bounded Hickory and a Locust Post. Escheat: Other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Nanjemoy or Durham Parish: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 335-12: ST. THOMAS: 400 acres; Possession of - 400 Acres - Barnes, Mathew: Surveyed 23 July 1661 for James Lindsey on the East side of the Main Fresh of Nanjemoy : Other Tracts Mentioned: BARNES PURCHASE; Conveyance notes - 250 Acres - Resurveyed into BARNES PURCHASE; 23 March 1726 Folio 408,