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

Thomas Spalding

Male 1706 - 1769  (63 years)


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  • Name Thomas Spalding 
    Born 1706  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1769  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015269  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father William Spalding,   b. 1678, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1740/41, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Anne Jenkins,   b. 1681, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1761, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1704  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Cooper,   b. Abt 1710, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 1722  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Spalding,   b. Between 1722 and 1725, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     2. Thomas Spalding,   b. 1729, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1819, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Susannah Spalding,   b. 1730, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1778, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years)
     4. Mary Spalding,   b. Between 1730 and 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1799, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     5. Edward Spalding,   b. 1734, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     6. Elexius Spalding,   b. 1738, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1783, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     7. Mary Anne Spalding,   b. Bef 1749, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     8. Anne Spalding,   b. Bef 1750, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1813, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)
     9. Catherine Spalding,   b. Bef 1754, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)
     10. Anne Panny Spalding,   b. Bef 1756, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F05219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      SPALDING, THOMAS, Court House, St Mary's Co. 2 Jan, 1768; 14 Mar, 1769
      To wife Catharine Spalding, 1/3 of personal estate.
      To daus. Jane Power, Mary Anne Spalding and Anne Mahoney, 2 s. sterl.
      To dau. Susanna Abell, 10 lbs.
      To dau. Mary Anne McGill, 500 lbs. tobacco.
      To grandson Thomas McGill, a horse and etc.; he to have 1 year schooling, which son Thomas is to pay for out of his pt.
      To son Elexius Spalding, tract, plantation and improvements whereon he now lives, called "Spalding's Adventure"; at his decease, to his son Richard. The meaning hereof is that if son Elexius Spalding, pay 20 lbs. currency to my ex., and make over his right of "Crackburns Purchase," to son Thomas Spalding, which if he .refuse to do, then sd. plantation and improvements, called "Spaldings Adventure' to become right of son Thomas.
      To son Thomas, my Mannor Lease, called "St Thomas's Hope," "Improvements," and "Benham's March"; pt. of "The Exchange"; pt. of "Rich Neck" and "Crackburns Purchase ; but in case he die without hrs., give sd. lands to 4 grandsons: Enoch Elias Spalding, son of Elexius Spalding, Richard, Augustus and Henry Spalding, sons of Henry Spalding, all lands which was bequeathed to son Thomas.
      To daus.: Mary, Catherine and Anne Penny, rent of "Crackburns Purchase, until they marry. They to receive the rents, and when they do marry, their pt. to become right of son Thomas.
      To dau. Anne Penny Spalding, one slave.
      Request that money due me from Joshua Millard be paid on debts, and balance, if any, to son Thomas.
      To granddau. Alusia Mahoney, some cattle at age 16.
      Exss Wife and son Thomas.
      Wit: Mary McFur (?) Smith, Anne Whitfield, Wm. Russell. 37.245
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      Thomas Spalding SM 102.255 SM 562.14.5 Mar 14 1769 Nov 10 1769
      Appraisers: Samuel Abell, Jr., John Smith.
      Creditors: Athanathus Ford, Archibald Campbell for James Gordon & Co., John Glassford.
      Next of kin: Henry Spalding, John B. Spalding, Jr.
      Administrator/Executor: Catharine Spalding.
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      The Mudd Family of the United States, Richard Dyer Mudd: CS71.M942 1977; Page: 419
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      WARREN, THOMAS., St. Mary's County, 13 Mar, 1744/5; 4 Jun, 1744/5
      Childe: MARY KITTING, SUSANNA STRONG, MONICA HILL, GEORGE.
      Grand-child.: heirs of ELIZABETH MATTINGLY., dec'd.
      To MARY KITTING, dau., 1 heifer, provided her husband delivers my young horse to GEORGE WARREN.
      George Warren, ex.
      Wit: Thos. Spalding, Leonard Mattingly, Edward Mattingly. MCW 249 164
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      Mr. William Spalding, Sr. 26.423 SM 658.4.6 Mar 4 1740 Nov 16 1741
      Appraisers: Edward Cole, Francis Herbert.
      Creditors; John Cartwright, William Ramsay,
      Next of kin: Edward Spalding, Thomas Spalding.
      Administrators/Executors: Thomas Spalding, William Spalding, Bennedict Spalding, Henry Spalding.
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      William Lucas 32.412 A SM 121.8.6 .149.8.6 Jul 7 1752
      Sureties: Thomas Spaulding, John Nevitt.
      Received from: Ignatius Ford.
      Payments to: Capt. Robert Chesley, Philip Brisco, Jeremiah Chase, William Spaulding, Thomas Spaulding, Clement Mahoney, Ann Compton, John Nevitt, Henry Jernegan, Henry Spaulding, Abraham Barnes, John Spaulding, Francis Harbert, Anthony Roberts.
      Distribution to (orphans): Charles Lucass (at age), Henry Lucass (at age), Jean Lucass (at age), Sufiah Lucass (at age), Mary Lucass (aged 13).
      Executors: Charles Lucas, Henry Lucas.
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      SPALDING, ANN, St. Mary's Co., widow. 10 Nov, 1760; 17 Feb, 1761
      To son Thomas, 5 s. sterl.
      To dau. Mary Seale, some furniture.
      To son Henry, 5 s. sterl.
      To grand-dau. Elizabeth Bradford, some cattle.
      To the several children of my dau. Ann Joseph, dec'd., 1 s. sterl.
      To son John Baptist, furniture.
      Exs; Sons William, Benedick and John Baptist.
      Wit: Leaving Craycraft, John B. Dant, Thos. Craycraft. 31. 197
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743
      Page 253. Jan 13, 1740/41 from Thomas Spalding and Cathrin, his wife, both of St. Mary's County, to Ralph Marter (Martoe) of PG, for 9 6 shillings sterling, a tract of land in PG which was taken up by Thomas Jenkins of Charles County, decd, & called St. Thomases, bounded by the land called Pinner, containing and laid out for about 97 acres. Signed - Tho Spalding, Kathran (I her mark) Spalding. Wit - George Bowles, Philip Clarke. This deed was acknowledged in St. Mary's County. Philip Key, Cl. Com. Cur. of St. Mary's County, certified that Bowles and Clarke are St. Mary's County JPs. Recorded Feb 7, 1740/[41].
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 -Liber Y - Page 430.
      Nov 4, 1741 from Anne Spalding of St. Mary's County, to Ralph Marler of PG, for 9 6 shillings sterling paid to her son, Thomas Spalding, all her dower right to a tract of land formerly taken up by her father, Thomas Jenkins, called St. Thomases, lying in PG on the east side of Piscataway Fresh and adjoining a tract of land called Pinner. Signed - Anne (A her mark) Spalding. Wit - Robt Chesley, Abram Bames. Philip Key, Clerk of St. Mary's County, certified that both witnesses are St. Mary's County Justices. Recorded Jan 3, 1741/[42].
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      ===>>>Melissa Thompson Alexander; Database: madagtenet
      Archives of Maryland, Volume 42, Assembly Proceedings, May 26-June 22, 1741.
      The Lower House. Page 212; Liber L. H. J., p. 272: (Saturday Morning June 6.
      1741) By the Committee appointed to enquire into the Facts contained in the Petition of Thomas Spalding and Catherine his Wife June the 6. 1741
      Your Committee find on Inspecting the Papers of the Petitioners that the Land called Crackbornes Purchase containing 200 Acres was Granted on the 24th day of October Anno Domini 1659 unto Richard Crackborne Assignee of Walter Peak and Peter Mills Assignees of Paul Simpson in Fee. Your Committee further find that the said Richard Crackborne by his Deed bearing date the 17th day of November 1681 did Bargain and Sell the said Tract of Land to Richard Gardiner of Saint Marys County in Fee Your Committee also find that Richard Gardiner and Elizabeth his Wife of St Marys County aforesaid did Convey to Hugh Benson of the same County Planter 100 Acres Part of the said Tract in Fee [p. 273] Your Committee likewise find that Mary Speake is the reputed Daughter and Heiress at Law of Hugh Benson and that she intermarried (as it is said) with Bowling Speak of Charles County and that the said Bowling Speak and the said Mary his Wife, by their deed Bearing date the 31st of March 1739 did Convey the said Parcell of Land unto the Petitioner Thomas in Fee All which deeds appear to Your Committee to be duly Executed Your Committee further find by the Information of W James Swann a Member of your House that the Land called Crackbornes Purchase mentioned by the Petitioners to be Granted is of greater Value than that Part of the Land the Petitioners pray to be enabled to dispose of called Seamour Town or known by the name of Leonards Town
      All which is humbly Submitted to the Consideration of the House
      Signed p Order Richard Dorsey Q Com.

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