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

John Thompson

Male Bef 1674 - 1739  (> 65 years)


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  • Name John Thompson 
    Born Bef 1674  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1739  William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I013731  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Robert Thompson,   b. Bef 1641, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1688, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Mother Anne MNU Thompson,   d. Bef 1688, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1681  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Green,   b. Abt 1678, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Thompson,   b. 8 Jan 1693/94, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Magdalen Thompson,   b. Abt 1705, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1776, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Thomas Thompson,   b. Bef 1706, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     4. William Thompson,   b. Abt 1707, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1767, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     5. Susannah Thompson,   b. Bef 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Thompson,   b. Abt 1712, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1756, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     7. Winifred Thompson,   b. Aft 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)
     8. Anne Thompson,   b. Aft 1723, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F03048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Thomson, John, Charles County, 2nd Mch. 1733 8th May, 1739.
      To sons Thomas and William, exs., and their hrs., land at Piscataway, where they now live,
      To son John and hrs., the pt. of dwelling plantation where he now lives, and personalty.
      To dau. Winefred, pt. of dwelling plantation with house during life, at her decease to grandson Joseph, and hrs.,
      To son of son William, and personalty.
      To daus. Ann, Magdalen and Susannah, personalty. Residue of estate to be divided among all children.
      Testa. John Beale, Johanna Beale, Thomas Morris. 22.66
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      John Thompson 24.186 CH 171.16.5 May 14 1739 Jul 18 1739
      Appraisers: William Coomes, Edward Clements.
      Creditors: Patrick Wallis, Mary Clements.
      Next of kin: John Thompson, Winfr. Thompson.
      Executors: Thomas Thompson, William Thompson.
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      John Thompson 17.504 A CH 171.16.8 29.10.6 Jul 2 1740
      Sureties: John Beale, Sr., John Thompson.
      Received from: John Parnham.
      Payments to: William Coombes, Henry Quands, Mary Clements, John Miles, Allen Huton, Ann Eburnethy, Walter Hanson, Patrick Wallace (servant), John Eburnethy, Thomas Troughear, Daniel Dulany, Esq., Samuel Hanson.
      Executors: Thomas Thompson, William Thompson.
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      Thompson, Robert, Chas. County, 26th Aug., 1688; 26th Dec., 1688.
      To 2 child., viz., John and Mary, entire estate equally at majority.
      Ex.: Capt. Humphery Warren.
      Test: Jno. Goock., Thos. Warren,, Robt. Truett. 6. 46
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      Charles County Court and Land Records, Servants and Masters Libers C-L (1665-1685)
      Servant Age Master Date
      Thompson, John age 15 Robert Greene 1678
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      Charles County Court and Land Records, Liber M, Page 67
      Portobacco Court; 12 Jan 1685; servants presented to the court:
      Jno. Thompson, serv't to Henry Hawkins, judged age 17
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      Sources:
      Author: Mary Louise Donnelly
      Title: Charles County, Maryland: My Colonial Relations Plus Others
      Publication: Self Published; P.O. Box 97, Ennis, Texas 75120
      Page: page 287 -288
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Thompson, Mary, d/o John and Mary Thompson of Portobacco, b. 8 Jan 1694
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 24
      Recorded at request of Mary Thompson:
      8 Jun 1703; Indenture from Robert Green, Gentleman, to Mary Thompson, d/o Robert Green and wife of John Thompson, planter; for the natural love and affection and her further maintenance; a tract known as Thompson's Rest, being part of Green's Inheritance; containing 100 acres standing by the main branch of Portobacco; ack. in open court by Mary Green, wife of Robert Green 8 Jun 1703
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 53
      28 September 1713; Recorded at request of John Clements:
      11 Aug 1713; Indenture from John Thompson and Mary his wife to John Clements, Jr. and William Clements; on 12 Dec 1706 Wm. - of Prince George's Co. and John Thompson had a parcel of land laid out for them in joint tenant; tract called GREENS FORREST; bounded by GREENS INHERITANCE, being the bound of Margaret Alwy and Robert Green; containing 183 acres; /s/ John Thompson (mark), Mary Thompson, (mark); wit. William Harbert, Robert Yates
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      Charles County Court Records, June 1742 Court, Liber T#2, Page 378.
      Pursuant to the order of last Mar Court, Commission issued to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land called Spye Park, lying in CC, in the possession of John, William, and James Hamilton, as follows: To Samuel Hanson, William Middleton, Thomas Hawkins, and Samuel Hawkins of CC (not being any way related to the petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land). John, William, and James Hamilton, on Mar 9 in the 27th year of our Dominion, preferred their petition to this Court on the day afd, before Robert Hanson, Gent, and his associates, for Commission to examine witnesses to prove and perpetuate the memory of the bounds of sd tract of land. Signed Mar 13, 1741 - Edm'd Porteus.
      And now here, William Middleton and Samuel Hawkins, return to this Court the Commission afd, with the certificate and depositions thereto annexed, viz -
      We did, last Apr 22, meet on the sd land, and took the depositions of all such witnesses as were produced to us. Signed Jun 19, 1742 - William Middleton, SHawkins.

      CC, Apr 22, 1742. Edward Neale, age about 38, declares that that stone by which he now stands, lying at the root of a small black oak standing on Portobacco Branch, about 16 years ago, John Thomson, late of CC, decd, showed him and told him it was the 1st beginning boundary of a tract of land belonging to Alexander Hamilton, which this deponent understood the sd Hamilton bought of Mr. Diggs. And this deponent also declares that the bounded poplar on which he now lays his hand, standing on the hillside near the abovesd branch, the abovesd Thompson showed him to be the 2nd bound tree of the sd land.

      Francis Green, age about 47, declares that about 6-7 years ago, the bounded poplar on which this deponent now lays his hand, was shown him by the above John Thompson to be the 2nd bound tree of Hamiltons Land.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 59. At the request of Thomas Thompson the following Deed was recorded July 3, 1750
      Indenture made April 7, 1750; between William Thompson of Charles County, Maryland, planter of the one part and Thomas Thompson of Prince George's County, Maryland, planter of the other part. Whereas the said William Thompson and Thomas Thompson are now jointly seized in possession of their demise as of fee of the moiety or half part of a tract in Prince George's County called "Aix" lying to the eastward of a line drawn southeast through the land to Mattawoman being the land originally patented on June 12, 1688 to William Hutchinson for the quantity of 422 acres lying on Mattawoman run and devised to William Thompson and Thomas Thompson by the last will and testament of John Thompson late of Charles County, Maryland deceased bearing date March 2, 1733. Now this indenture witness that William Thompson and Thomas Thompson do by these presents make a full perfect and absolute partition of the said moiety of land and William Thompson will have that part of the moiety lying on the east side of a branch called Spring branch running through and dividing the said parcel in two equal parts agreed by the said parties and Thomas Thompson will have that part or moiety lying on the west side. Signed William Thompson in the presence of George Hardy, Nicholas Dawson and acknowledged before John Hawkins Jr., George Fraser
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 60. At the request of William Thompson the following Deed was recorded July 3, 1750
      Indenture made April 7, 1750; between Thomas Thompson of Prince George's County, Maryland, planter of the one part and William Thompson of Charles County, Maryland, planter of the other part. Whereas the said Thomas Thompson and William Thompson are now jointly seized in possession of their demise as of fee of the moiety or half part of a tract in Prince George's County called "Aix" lying to the eastward of a line drawn southeast through the land to Mattawoman being the land originally patented on June 12, 1688 to William Hutchinson for the quantity of 422 acres lying on Mattawoman run and devised to Thomas Thompson and William Thompson by the last will and testament of John Thompson late of Charles County, Maryland deceased bearing date March 2, 1733. Now this indenture witness that Thomas Thompson and William Thompson do by these presents make a full perfect and absolute partition of the said moiety of land and William Thompson will have that part of the moiety lying on the east side of a branch called Spring branch running through and dividing the said parcel in two equal parts agreed by the said parties and Thomas Thompson will have that part or moiety lying on the west side. Signed Thomas Thompson in the presence of George Hardy, Nicholas Dawson and acknowledged before John Hawkins Jr., George Fraser

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