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

Thomas Williams

Male 1693 - 1749  (56 years)


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  • Name Thomas Williams  [1
    Born 1693  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Dec 1749  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009760  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Baruch Williams,   b. Bef 1672,   d. 20 Mar 1694/95, Calvert County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years) 
    Mother Female Hilleary,   b. Bef 1677, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1697, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 20 years) 
    Married Bef 1693  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Prather,   b. Abt 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Abt 1716  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Williams,   b. 25 Jan 1716/17, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1771, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Elizabeth Williams,   b. 1718, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1798, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Eleanor Williams,   b. 3 Feb 1720/21, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)
     4. William Williams,   b. 1723, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1769, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. Baruch Williams,   b. 1725, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. Walter Williams,   b. 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Henry Williams,   b. 15 Feb 1726/27, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Martha Williams,   b. Bef 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 15 Jun 1785, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years)
     9. Mary Williams,   b. 27 Jun 1732, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Rachel Williams,   b. 20 Apr 1735, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1749, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 13 years)
     11. Elisha Williams,   b. 12 May 1728, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F06368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLIAMS, THOMAS, Prince George's Co. 17 Oct, 1749 7 Dec, 1749
      To son Walter Williams, my plantation that I now live on being pto. of a tract called The 3 Sisters"; tract called "Williams Range," lying on the Western Branch, and 1/2 of my lot at Bladensburgh, with half the Improvements,
      To son Thomas WillIams, the other half of 'that lot at Bladensburgh.
      To son William Williams, 80 A., lying In Frederick County, adjoining to him. called "Addition To The Fork*"
      To dau. Martha Odell, 20 pounds sterl.
      To son Elisha Williams, who is now at sea, 1 slave; then sd. slave to (his) wife Elinor Williams, (The paper Is torn - so It to uncertain whether the name Elinor Is meant for the name of wife of son Elisah).
      To grand-son Thomas Duckett, 20 pounds sterl.
      To son Elisha Williams, remaining pt. of the money that the mill and land is sold for, more than the 20 pounds to Thomas Duckett.
      Desire that If son Elisha Williams, that is at sea, shd. die before returning, then his pt. of the mill and land be sold and equally divided with my other estate, amongst my child.: Thomas, Barrack, Williams Walter, Elizabeth, Elinor, Martha and Mary.
      Wife Elinor Williams, to keep each child's pt. 4 years, if she desires.
      Wife Elinor, ex.
      Wit: Thos. Hilleary, Wm. Hilleary, Henry Hillearys 27.141
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      Mr. Thomas Williams 42.36 PG 725.17.9 Jan 2 1749 Feb 24 1749
      Appraisers: John Cooke, Thomas Gantt, Jr.
      Creditors: Jeremiah Belt Benjamin Berry.
      Next of kin: Thomas Williams, Baruch Williams.
      Executrix: Elenor Williams.
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      Thomas Williams 32.167 A PG 725.17.9 41.15.4 Mar 25 1752
      Received from: Margret Tayler, Baruch Williams, Walter Williams, William Head, George Clark, MM Tarer & Philpott, Jos. Belt, Jr., William Murdock, Esq., John Philpot & Co.
      Payments to: Dr. John Sprigg, Rignall Odall, Maj. Jere. Belt, Elisabeth
      Burlington, Richard Duckett Benjamin Berry, Ignatius Diggs, Margret Hillery, Peter Dent
      Legatees: Thomas Odall, executrix (received Negro Sam).
      Executrix: Eleanor Williams (widow).
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      Thomas Williams 32.204 A PG 725.17.9 41.15.4 Mar 25 1752
      The amount of the accounts also included 38.2.9 in sterling.
      Received from: Margaret Taylor, Baruch Williams, Walter Williams, William Head, George Clarke, MM Torver & Philpott, Jos. Belt, Jr., William Murdock, Esq., John Philpot & Co.
      Payments to: Dr. John Sprigg, Rignall Odell, Maj. Jere. Belt, Elisabeth Burlington, Richard Ducket, Benjamin Berry, Ignatius Diggs, Margaret Williary, Mr. Peter Dent.
      Legatees: Thomas Odell, executrix (received Negro Sam).
      Executrix: Mrs. Eleanor Williams (widow).
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      Hillery, Thomas, Calvert Co., 2nd Feb., 1697; 15th Mch., 1697.
      To wife Ellinor, 250 A., part of the "Three Sisters."
      To son John and hrs., 400 A., part of "Three Sisters." afsd.
      To 2 grandsons, viz., Baruch and Thomas Williams, 100 A. each, part of the "Three Sisters."
      To 2 daus., Mary Berry and Eliza: Lyfoot, all personal estate formerly belonging to Baruch Williams,
      To dau. Frances Wilson, daus. Belinda and Tabitha at 16 yrs. of age, and to son John, personalty.
      To Son Thomas, ex. and residuary legatee of personal property. Sd. son is left in care of Walter Sinns.
      Test: Jno. Bowley, Robt. Brothers, Rich 'd Evins. 7. 321.
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      Hilleary (Hillary, Hilleray), Thomas, Prince George's County, 1728; 14th Feb., 1728-9.
      To 4 sons Thomas, John, William and Henry, 640 A. "The Three Sisters," to be divided at discretion of nephew Thomas Williams, who is empowered to make good their title; to receive estate at age of 21.
      To daus. Sarah, Elizabeth and Elianor and sons Henry and Thomas, personalty; shd. any of sons die during minority, surviving sons to inherit portion of dec'd; shd. any of daus. die, their portion to be divided among surviving sisters.
      To 6 child. John, Sarah, William, Elizabeth, Elianor and Henry, residue of estate equally. Sons of age at 18 yrs.
      Wife Elianor, extx., empowered to keep each child's pt. 4 yrs. after they come of age,
      Test: Jane Pavett (Pacett), 1. Norton, Anne Demelion (Demilion). 19.583,
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      Thomas Hilleary 14.257 PG 277.17.6 Aug 5 1729
      (also Thomas Hillary)
      Appraisers: Joseph Belt, Jeremiah Belt.
      Creditors: Richard Pile, Patrick Sim.
      Next of kin: Thomas Wilson, Thomas Williams.
      Executrix: Mrs. Eleanor Hillary.
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      William Gray, Jr. 10.293 A CA 8.10.0 4.17.10 Mar 19 1729
      Received from: William Wilkinson, George Denton, Charles Clagett, George Cotton, Thomas Williams, James Duke, Jr., Edward Gardiner, Samuel Powell.
      Payments to: William Dawkins, James Hollens, James Somersells.
      List of debts: Thomas Williams, John Dickson, Ann Mackoll, William Holloway, Peter Hellen, John Hellen.
      Administrator: William Dawkins, Sr
      ===
      Richard Smith (gentleman) 13.49 A CA 1882.6.0 697.12.5 Mar 29 1735
      A second inventory is cited in the amount of 75.4.4. Mentions land in Prince George's County.
      Received from: Grace Howard, Ann Cockshutt, Elisabeth Smith, Sr., Roger Boyce, & his executor (unnamed), Walter Smith (in the freshes), Henry Brook, Robert Lee, Thomas Brooke, Esq., Francis Hollinshead, William Harrison, Thomas Lingan, Richard Stallings, Elisabeth Leach, William Stallings, executor of Capt. Richard Read, Francis Whittington, John Madram, Thomas Hardistie, Jr., Richard Deal, John Dowell, Thomas Ireland, Jr., Isaac Johns, Thomas Bridgeman, Thomas Austin, Josias Sunderland, Thomas Cockshutt, John Shelmerdine, Griffin Thomas Powell, Thomas Brooke (St. Mary's County), Richard Blake, Richard Smith, Jr., William Lyles, Jr., Joseph White, Sutton Iaac, George Hardisty, George Mackseney, Thomas Holland, Jacob Stallings, Jr., Martha Griffin, Mary Grace, Richard Hellen, Hezekiah Busey, James Macklanan, John Standforth, Gabriel Parker, Daniel Rawlings, Walter Smith (of St. Leonard's), Humphry Batt, Richard Wells, Rev. James Williamson, Benjamin Short, William Lyons, Maj. Nicholas Sewall, Thomas Haskins, John Docwra, Capt. William Evers, Edward Piles, Philip Key, Esq., Benson Bond, Daniel Laughland, William Lyles, Philip Dowell, Susanna Preston, Abraham Wilson, Elisabeth Holland, Samuel Griffith, George Lawrence, Henry Austin, Francis Hutchins, Martin Wells, Joseph Hall, William Whittington, William Gray, William Brogden, Christopher Bondfield, Mary Griffiths, John Kingsburry, Samuel Chew, Col. John Smith, Jacob Stallings, John Birn, John Washington, Sabret Sailers, executor of William Welch, Robert Whitaker, John Norton, Jeremiah Johnson, James Sewall, Thomas Ring, Henry Hardistye, executor of John Cretchard, John Cox, Martin Driver, John Kent, Mary Boyce, Robert Lyle, Henry Roberts, Alexander Deal, Roger Boyce, Jr., Nicholas Slick, Thomas Williams, David Weems, Bernard Johnson Rawlings, Henry Cox, Thomas Gant, Joseph Wilson, Charles Sewall, Isaac Milner (merchant in London), John Hanbury (merchant), Charles Rogers (merchant), William Holland, John Bickerton, John Becket, James Kingsburry, Joshua Hardisty, Clare Tanker (administratrix of Thomas Tanker), William Pain, William Row, James Wallis, James Robinson, Francis Whittington, Thomas Chambers, Jeremiah Johnson, Benjamin Mackall.
      Mentions: family (unnamed).
      Payments to: James Russell, Dr. John Hamilton, William Hickman, Dr. Patrick Sim, Alice Ray, Capt. John Watts, Capt. Aaron Summers, Dominich & Peter Joyce paid to Richard Nixon, George Plater, Esq., Henry Child, Samuel Robertson, Richard Johns, Humphry Meredith, Alexander Draper, John Derrumple, Mr. Robert Cruickshank (merchant in London) paid to Col. John Smith, col. John Smith, Mr. Gabriel Parker, Charles Hoy, Thomas Jones, Robert Gover, Jacob Hooper, Susanna Wilkinson paid to Elisabeth Smith for the use of Posthumus Thornton, William Wilkinson (heir of William Wilkinson (Charles County) due from the deceased as his administrator) per George Plater, Esq., George Plater, Esq., Henry Snaith, Mr. William Hunt (merchant in London) paid to Daniel Dulany, Esq.
      Executrix: Elioner Thornton, wife of Capt. Posthumus Thornton (gentleman).
      ===
      Henry Broome 14.462 A CA 542.18.10 51.11.8 Sep 27 1737
      Sureties: John Brome, Thomas Brome.
      Received from: Capt. Parremore, Charles Vermeer, Michael Hagard, Elisabeth Richardson, Francis Spencer, Samuel Robinson, Samuel Roland, Charles Rogers, executor of Charles Allen, Basil Brooke, John Taylor, John Mackall, Jr., Thomas Brome, Thomas Williams, John Prindewell, Henry Deavour, Joseph Freeman.
      Payments to: Susanna Armstrong, John Parran, Robert Brooke, James Dawkins, Jr., Dr. David McGill, John Rigby, Margaret Foot, Richard Steel, Isaac Walter, James Duke, Gabriel Parker, Michael Hasset, D. Dulany, Esq.
      Mentions: widow (unnamed, dead), children (unnamed).
      Administrator: John Broome, Jr.
      ===
      Yoakley, Martha, widow, Charles County, 19th June, 1742; 13th Nov., 1742.
      To dau. Rachel Semmes, 5s.
      To son Aaron Prather, 5s.
      To grandson Aaron, son of Aaron, 250 at majority or time of marriage.
      To grandson Baruch Williams, personalty.
      To Charity Theobald, personalty.
      To child. Eleanor Williams, Thomas Prather, John Smith Prather, and Philip Prather, residue of personal estate.
      To sons, Thomas, Philip, and John Smith Prather, "Spriggs Request" at Collington, in accordance to their father's will. Shd. sd. Thomas fail to deliver the deeds to his bros, afsd., his share be divided between theme
      Exs.: Thomas and John Smith Prather, and Thomas Williams.
      Test: Ignatius Doyne, John Chapman, John Parnaham. 22.524.
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 206: Resurvey, 17 Nov 1707
      Thomas Hillary, son and executer of the will of Thomas Hillary, late of Calvert County request recording of survey and division of Three Sisters in Prince George's County; John Hilliary receives 400 acres; Thomas Hillary receives 240 acres; Elinor Hillary, widow, 250 acres new in possession of Col. Walter Smith; for Barruck and Thomas Williams 200 acres also in possession of Col Smith; this patent believed to contain 1,050 acres actually contained 1,090 acres; (seeplatt of Three Sisters on following page)
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 16
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Williams 29 Jun 1726:
      Indenture, 29 Jun 1726; Between Arthur Nelson, planter, and Thomas Williams, planter; for 12; a tract called The Addition to Bacon Hall; bounded by a branch of Piney Branch to a branch of the Potomac; containing 100 acres; /s/ Arthur Nelson (mark); wit. Jos. Belt, John Powell; 29 Jun 1716 ack. by Arthur Nelson and his wife [unnamed]
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 395.
      Sep 9, 1741 from Charles Neale of Charles County, Gentleman, and Mary, his wife, to Thomas Williams of PG, Gentleman, for 70 sterling, a tract of land containing 250 acres, being part of a tract of land called The Three Sisters, lying in PG on the head of the Western Branch, formerly bequeathed by Thomas Hillary, late of Calvert County, decd, by his will, unto Elinor Hillary, then being the wife of the sd Thomas Hillary, which sd Elinor, after the death of the sd Thos Hillary, married John Nutwell of St. Mary's County, and by the sd John Nutwell and Elinor, his then wife, by deed dated Mar 26, 1701, made over to Thomas Sprigg Jr and the sd Thomas Sprigg Jr, by deed dated Mar 26 in the year last afd, made over to Major Walter Smith of Calvert County, the afd tract of land. And the sd Walter Smith, by his will, bequeathed the same to his daughter Mary, a party to these presents, and now married to Charles Neale. Signed - Charles Neale, Mary Neale. Wit - James Boswell, Robt Gordon, Thos Owen*, John Hawkins Jr*. Sd Mary Neale relinquished her right of dower to the lands within mentioned. Recorded Oct 10, 1741.
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 461
      Recorded at request of Eleanor Greenfield, 7 Day 1737:
      Bill of Sale from Thomas Williams for 840# tobacco to Eleanor Greenfield, widow, a horse; 7 Jun 1737; /s/ Thomas Williams (mark); wit. Hen. Boteler, Thos. Brooke, Jr.; ack. 11 Jun 1737 by Thomas Williams
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 662.
      I, Thomas Williams of PG, Gent, for 40 , sell to Thomas Williams Jr of PG, planter, and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land in PG called the Three Sisters, and bounded by the end of Hilleary's north line, containing about 200 acres. Signed Apr 8, 1743 - Tho: Williams. Wit - Geo: Parker*, Jo Belt Jr*. This deed was acknowledged by Thomas Williams and Elioner (Eleanor), his wife. Recorded Apr 27, 1743.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 98. At the request of Thomas Williams the following Deed was recorded April 3, 1770
      Indenture made April 3, 1770; between John Hilleary, carpenter, son and heir at law of John Hilleary, deceased of one part and Thomas Williams, son and heir at law of Thomas Williams, deceased. Whereas John Hilleary in his lifetime on November 10, 1744 did sell and convey unto James Russell and James Wardrop a tract called "John's Lott" being the late dwelling plantation of the said John Hilleary, deceased containing 200 acres with a proviso in the deed that if the said John Hilleary, deceased should well and truly pay unto the said James Russell and James Wardrop on January 24, 1745 the sum of 226 pounds 16 shillings and 6 pence current money with legal interest then the said deed to be void. And the said date being had lapsed and the said sum of money and interest not being paid the said James Russell and James Wardrop afterwards by their deed bearing date August 27, 1748 did sell the aforesaid tract of land unto Thomas Williams, deceased. And whereas the said John Hilleary party hereto is entitled as heir in law to the equity of redemption in the said tract and doubts having arisen whether part of a tract called "Good Luck" containing 80 acres hereto for sold and conveyed by Joseph Belt to John Hilleary, deceased adjoining the other said tract called "John's Lott" upon which parcel of land called "Good Luck" the dwelling house of the said John Hilleary, deceased was situated and was intended to be conveyed by his said deed to James Russell and James Wardrop. Now in order to release the equity of redemption of John Hilleary and to the said mortgaged land as to avoid and clear of the doubts aforesaid and to confirm and assure the said parcels of land called "Good Luck" and "John's Lott" to the said Thomas Williams. This indenture witnesseth that John Hilleary in consideration of 52 pounds 10 shillings sterling money of Great Britain paid by Thomas Williams has sold and transferred by these presents all the aforesaid tract called "John's Lott" in the several deeds aforesaid mentioned containing 200 acres and also that parcel of land called "Good Luck" containing 80 acres with all provisos, covenants, conditions and powers of redemption respecting the land aforesaid in the first above recited deed and also all the estate right title interest used trust property claim and demand equity of redemption in right and title of equity of redemption whatsoever of him the said John Hilleary to and out of the aforesaid parcels of land. Signed John Hilleary s/o John, Thomas Williams in the presence of J. Rogers, Christopher Richmond and acknowledged before John Hepburn
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1746-1749 - Liber EE1, Page 254
      Mortgage, recorded at the request of Messrs Osborn Sprigg and Thomas Williams. Jul 22, 1747 from Benjamin Berry of PG, innholder, to Osborn Sprigg and Thomas Williams of PG, planters, for 50 15 shillings sterling, the following tracts of land, viz, all that tract of land in PG called Long Lane, containing 77 acres. Also all that tract of land in PG called Berrys Grove, containing 70 acren. Also, all that tract of land in PG called Berry's Fancy, containing about 230 acres. If, however, sd Benjamin Berry, pays to sd Sprigg and Williams, the afd sum and interest, on May 1, 1748, then these presents shall cease. Signed - Benj . Berry. Wit - Jo Belt Jr*, Thomas Brooke Jr*. Recorded Jul 23, 1747.ssssss

  • Sources 
    1. [S044774] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 7.