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

Thomas Douglass

Male Abt 1692 - 1756  (~ 64 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Thomas Douglass 
    Born Abt 1692  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Feb 1756  Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009062  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father Robert Douglass,   b. 1663, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1694, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Mary Compton,   b. Abt 1662, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1700, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Account Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 1678  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F05907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Gardiner,   b. Abt 1696, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1758, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1712  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Douglass,   b. Abt 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1759 and 1768, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     2. Anne Douglass,   b. Abt 1724, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Mary Douglass,   b. Abt 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     4. Jacob Douglass,   b. Abt 1728, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1756, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     5. William Douglass,   b. Abt 1730, 'Blythwood' Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1768, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F05906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Thomas Douglass, Charles County, Maryland., 2 Sept. 1755, 11 Feb. 1756.
      To wife Elizabeth Douglass, her choice of 1/2 of tract in Charles County, Wherein now lives, to son William Douglass remainder of same tract.
      To dau. Ann, wife of Patrick Conner, 1 sh. sterl,
      to dau. Elizabeth, wife of William Bryan, 1 sh, sterl,
      to dau.; Mary, wife of John Halley, negro girl Jenny.
      Wit: John Hamitt, Hugh Hamitt, John Hamitt, Junr. [Hamill] 30.43
      ===
      Thomas Douglas, Sr. 60.701 CH 159.4.7 Jun 9 1756
      Appraisers: William Nelson. John Enders.
      Mentions: William Elbeck, Bay Smallwood.
      Mentions: Joseph Douglas, John Douglas, Jr.
      Executors: Elisabeth Douglas, William Douglas.
      ===
      Thomas Douglass 2.55 D CH 168.8.4 Mar 14 1757
      Legatees: Anne Conner wife of Peter Conner, Elisabeth Bryan wife of Peter Bryan, Mary Hatley wife of John Hatley.
      Distribution to (equally): Elisabeth Douglass (wife), William Douglass (these accountants).
      Administrators: Elisabeth Douglass, William Douglass.
      ===
      Chambers, Elizabeth, Charles Co.,
      On 1st of April 1740, Thomas Douglas and his wife Elizabeth took oath that they heard Elizabeth Chambers (spinster) say that she wished her entire estate to pass to William Chandler. 22. 156
      ===
      Gardiner, John, Sr., Charles County, July, 1742; 16th Nov., 1742.
      To wife Constant, entire estate, at her death to be divided between child. viz., John, Jr., Benjamin, and Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Douglas.
      To son Joseph and dau. Ann, wife of John Wright of Nanjomy Parish, personalty.
      Exs.: Son Benjamin, Thomas Douglas.
      Test: Samuel Hanson, Peter Farnandis, Thomas Mudd. MCW 22.526.
      ===
      James Boyce 17.2 A CH 93.19.7 19.0.7 Oct 3 1738
      Sureties: Richard Lewis, Dennis Dowen.
      Received from: Moses Bell, Henry Frenn, Benjamin Partee, Standley Elder, William Nellson, James Carroll, Dennis Dowen, Peter Fardinando, Lewis Williams, Henry Brawner, Henry Woodyard.
      Payments to: Allery Long, William Nellson, William Loyd, Thomas Douglas, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Col. Dent, John Grey.
      Executor: Soloman Nicholls.
      ===
      Pain, Mary (nunc.), Charles County, 10th Nov., 1732; 30th Dec., 1732.
      To Thomas Douglas, debt due him.
      To Anne Shaw, Margery Lomax, Jane Walker and John Fearson, personalty.
      George Sympson, ex. and resid. legatee.
      Test: Atwicks Fearson, Eliza. Hamilton. 20,541.
      ===
      Chambers, Elizabeth, Charles Co.,
      On 1st of April 1740, Thomas Douglas and his wife Elizabeth took oath that they heard Elizabeth Chambers (spinster) say that she wished her entire estate to pass to William Chandler. 22. 156
      ===
      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.

      === not proven as son; somehow related to Thomas Sr. Douglass
      William Douglass 70.208 CH 219.13.4 May 16 ---- Jul 8 1760
      Appraisers: Bay Smallwood, John Gordon.
      Creditors: John Stoddert, katharine Sutherland.
      Next of kin: Mary Parcey, Christian Ratlieff.
      Administrators: William Peney, Joshua Ratlieff.
      ===
      John Fairfax 17.57 A CH 30.16.2 110.9.1 Feb 17 1738
      Sureties: James Lattmear, Benjamin Musgrove.
      Received from: John Howell, Thomas Hawkins, Barton Harris, Capt. Howard, Joseph Joy, William Johnson, Robert King, John Caron, James Keech, William Luckett, John Lemaistre, Richard Lloyde, Robert Mashes, James Murphey, Charles Musgrove, Richard Marshall, Matthew Marten, James Minitree, Richard Martin, Edward Miles, Notley Maddox, Thomas Nicholls, John Newman, William Neale, Richard Owens, William card, Matthew Bate, Jacob Pan, Nicholas Phillips, William Penn, Francis Parker, Henry Pritchet, Thomas Reeves, Mark Richardson, James Rock, William Robertson, Joseph Sympson, John Scott, John Scroggen, Thomas St. Clare, John Slye, Cleborne Semmes, Thomas Sympson, George Sympson, John Shaw, Francis Simms, Marmaduke Semmes, John Scroggen, Jr., Richard Smith, Henry Trueman, James Thorn, Newman Thompkins, James Trueman, George Thomas, Jr., William Turner, Edward Usher, William Worley, James Waters, Joshua Willson, John Woodman, Humphrey Warren, John Wreden, James Winnard, Joseph Woodman, George Walls, Major Yates, John Allen, James Adams, Thomas Baker, Charles Baker, John Brayfield, Sharp Baltrip, Dr. James Black, Benjamin Boarman, Robert Brent, Francis Baltrip, Benjamin Bateman, Thomas Beale, John Chandler, Thomas Cook, Charles Courts, Thomas Cottrell, John Cooksey, William Cage, John Causine, John Cox, John Courts, William Cooksey, John Carver, Jacob Brandt, Alexander Brundton, Thomas Burch, Thomas Bateman, Thomas Beuron, Jane Burch, John Brookes, John Brown, John Bullen, John Biggs, John Bateman, John Dollen, Timothy Dunaway, James Duely, William Dement, James Donat, John Doughlass, Benjamin Doughlass, Jr., Thomas Doughlass, Ignatius Doyne, Phillip Edelen, Charles Ford, Walter Fearson, Alwicks Fearson, Patrick Ferrill, Edward Ford, Percivall Fearson, Robert Ferall, Capt. Fendall, Brian Flyn, Jacob Francis, Solomon Glass, Francis Glass, Benedict Gwinn, John Jenkins, William Jenkins, Joseph Gwinn, John Goods, Henry Coody, Phillip Jenkins, Charles Guy, Barton Hungerford, Thomas Hungerford, Thomas Hamilton, Walter Hanson, William Hunter, Richard Harrison, William Holt, Thomas Hail, John Hamill, Alexander Hawkins, Samuel Hanson, Jr., Benjamin Musgrove, John Harris, Jr., John Winter, Robert Leitch, John Harter, Jr., Charles Rock, Joseph Timms, Thomas Reeves, Capt. Benjamin Doughlass, Thomas Gilpin, Thomas Morris, Ignatius Wathen, Phillip Barnes, Richard Smith.
      Payments to: Col. Dent, John Parnham, Thomas Clark, John Aires, Jacob Lattmear, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson, Tobias Cohagey, Samuel Jones, Charles Jones.
      Executor: John Phillpot.
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 279. At the request of Thos Douglas of CC, the following deed was recorded this Mar 21, 1731.
      Mar 14, 1731 from Jona Nicholls of CC, planter, to Thos Douglass of CC, planter, for 500 lbs of tobacco and a cow and a calf and for divers other good causes, a parcel of land in CC which sd Jona now has or hereafter may have, ~~eng1 a certain tract of land called Masemore, bounded by Dan,_ Mathenav's land, Matawoman Cr, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - Jonathan (CO) his mark) Nicholls. Wit - Jon Fendall*, Thos (- his mark) Perry. Eliza, the wife of sd Jona Nicholls, relinquished all her right to the within land.
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 241. At the request of Jacob Douglass, the following deed of gift was recorded on Apr 15, 1748.
      I, Thomas Douglass of CC, planter, for divers causes and for the natural love that I have for my son, Jacob Douglass, I have given Jacob my Negro man called Nacey, now in the hands of my son-in-law William Bryan of CC. signed Apr 15, 1748 - Thomas (D his mark) Douglass. Wit - S Hanson, Thos Morris.
      ===
      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page 89 (73). Bond. I, Thomas Douglass of CC, planter, bind myself this Nov 10, 1750 to William Bryon of CC, bricklayer, in the sum of 12,000 lbs of crop tobacco, to warrant that the abovesd Thomas Douglass delivers to the above sd William Bryan a Negro man named Nacey, which is now in the possession of Capt John (blank] in Virginia, at the time his son William shall arrive to the age of 21 years, and at the same time, William is to make over, if he shall be then living, or whoever shall have a just claim to sd Negro, by a bill of sale, all his title to sd Negro, to the above sd Willm Bryan. If sd Negro dies before the time afd, then Thomas Douglass will pay the above sd William Bryan 3000 lbs of crop tobacco, sd tobacco to be paid at the time the above sd William arrives to the ago of 21 years. Signed - Thos (I his mark) Douglass. Wit - Willm Eilbeck, Bay: Smallwood.
      I, Willm Bryan, bricklayer of CC, for 5000 lbs of crop tobacco, hereby assign to Danl McPherson Jr of CC, all my right to the within bond. Signed Mar 2, 1753 - Willm Bryan. Wit - Jos Johnson, Thos McPherson. Recorded Mar 7, 1753.
      ===
      Charles County Land Record Book A#2, 1752-1756; Page (450). 1, William Douglass of CC, planter, for and in consideration of the delivery and discharge of a bond dated Nov 10,, 1750, from Thomas Douglass to William Bryan, for 12,000 lbs of crop tobacco, do assign to Dan McPherson (Macpherson, all my right to a Negro man named Nacey. Signed Mar 10, 1756 - William Douglass. Wit - Wm Brown, Robt Gill Jr. Recorded mar 10, 1756 at the request of Thos Douglass,
      ===
      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Chicamuxen: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 354-17: MAISMORE: 200 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Nicholls, John: 100 Acres - Smallpage, Widow: Surveyed 15 Aug 1667 for Henry Frankam near Mattawoman Creek near the land of Daniel Matthews: Conveyance notes - 100 Acres - Thomas Douglass from Jonathon Nicholls 14 March 1731, 100 Acres - Thomas Douglass from Jonathon Nicholls 17 June 1734,, ,