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

Thomas Sprigg

Male 1668 - Bef 1739  (< 70 years)


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  • Name Thomas Sprigg  [1
    Born 1668  Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1739  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I015945  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Sprigg,   b. 1629, Kettering, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1704, Resurrection Manor, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Catherine Graves,   b. 1622, Hungar's Parish, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Jul 1668, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1650/51  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Mariarte,   b. 1672, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1694  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Sprigg,   d. 26 Nov 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Sprigg,   b. 1695, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Priscilla Sprigg,   b. 1695, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Edward Sprigg,   b. 1697, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1751/52, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Eleanor Sprigg,   b. Bef 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Osborne {Addl Records} Sprigg,   b. 1701, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Margaret Sprigg,   b. Abt 1702, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1755, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     8. Osborne Sprigg,   b. 1707, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1749/50, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     9. Elizabeth Sprigg,   b. Abt 1703, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1787, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      Levett, Elizabeth, widow, Prince George's Co'. 22nd Sept., 1725; 25th Nov., 1725.
      To son Robert,, all testator Is interest in estate in Beverly,. Yorkshire, due her as relict of Robt. Levett, dec'd., and personalty; to be of age at:18.
      To son John, personalty and I50 at age of 18.
      to dau, Elizabeth Duskin, bro. Daniel Mariartee, sister Margarett Sprigg and Col. James Haddock, personalty,
      To daus. Margarett and Ruth Clark, residue of estate,
      Exs.: Col. James Haddock and dau. Margarett Clark,
      Test: Josiah Wilson, Margaret Dick, Lingan Wilson. 18,416,

      1728 Conveyance to daughter in law, Margery Sprigg
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      Thomas Prather 338.147 A PG 196.0.11 252.19.2 May 12 1713
      Received from: Mr. Thomas Sprigg, Mr. Joseph Jackson (merchant in London), Keysar & Wharton (merchants in London), John Nutthall, Jr.
      Payments to; Mr. Charles Purgess, Mr. John Gerard, Dr. Richard Pille, W. Bladen, Esq., William Bladen, Esq.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), 6 children (unnamed).
      Executrix: Martha Prather.
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      Francis King 9,102 A PG 28.3.4 Nov 7 1728
      Received from: Mr. Basil Waring.
      Payments to: Margery Sprigg (adminlstratrix of Thomas Sprigg).
      Administratrixt Mrs. Margret King (widow, relict).
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      Hepburn, Elizabeth, (relict of Patrick Hepburn), Prince George's County, 4th Feb., 1734; 30th May, 1735.
      To dau. Elizabeth Beall, granddau. Mary Wilson, and dau.-in law Margaret Dick, 10 each; and personalty.
      To Rev. Mr. John Orme, 5,
      To granddau. Elizabeth Scott and hrs., land mortgaged to testator by Alexander Falconer; and personalty.
      To son-in-law John Hepburn and Elizabeth Scott afsd., residue of personal estate.
      Exs.: John Hepburn and George Scott.
      Test: Coll. Joseph Belt, John Sprigg, Thomas Clark.
      Codicil: 14th March., 1734. To afsd. John Hepburn and Elizabeth Scott and great-grandson Lingan son of Lingan Wilson, personalty.
      Test: Thomas Sprigg, John Sprigg, Thomas Clark. 21.366,
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      Darby Siveany 10,194 PG 42,9,0 Dec 26 1722 Sep 10 1724
      Appraisers: John Magruder, Griffith Davis.
      Creditors: Ralph Crabb.
      Mentions: John Siveany.
      Administrator: Thomas Sprigg.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 23 June 1697
      From: JAMES MOORE of P. G. County, carpenter
      To: WILLIAM MOORE of P. G. Co.
      Price: 1818 lbs. tobacco
      Property: All the 80 acre tract in P. G. Co. called "Beales Hunting Quarter" in the freshes and in the fork of the western branch of the Patuxent River and on the southwest side of Collington Branch; adjoining land of JOHN DEMALL, Capt. BROCK, and Capt. PERRY'S land called "Chelsey"; subject to the condition that MARY FFALKNER, formerly called MARY MOORE, being the natural mother of the said WILLIAM MOORE, shall have possession and use of the land during her natural life; this land was part of a 300 acre tract patented to JAMES MOORE, 1 July 1682.
      Signature: JAMES MOORE
      Wit.: ROBERT WADE, THOMAS SPRIGG JR.
      Ackn'd: JAMES MOORE and MARY MOORE his wife, 24 June 1697.
      Recorded: 24 June 1697, Vol. A, p. 52
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Power of Attorney, 8 September 1699
      From: ABELL BOND of London, England, merchant, being bound for "Old England."
      To: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent., my very good friend.
      Terms: To collect accounts owing in the county and also from GEORGE BURGES, THOMAS STOCKETT, and JOHN JACOB, and RICH'D HARWOOD in Anne Arundel Co.
      Signature: ABELL BOND
      Wit.: JN'A BOYD (mark), JOHN EDWARDS, HAnne EDWARDS, (her mark).
      Proved: JOHN EDWARDS and his wife, 28 October 1699 Recorded: (day & month unspecified) 1699, Vol. A, p. 185.

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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 25 June 1700
      From: JOHN NUTTHALL of St. Mary's County, planter
      To: THOMAS SPRIGG JR. of P. G. County, gent.
      Price: 50 pounds sterling
      Property: All of a 250 acre tract at the head of Western Branch in P. G. Co. Said tract was bequeathed by THOMAS HILLARY, late of Calvert County, deceased, in his will dated 2 February 1697, to his wife ELINOR who, after his death, married the said JOHN NUTWELL. The tract was originally part of a tract called "Three Sisters."
      Signature: JOHN NUTTWELL
      Wit.: MERITON, JOSIAS TOWGOOD
      Ackn'd: JOHN NUTHALL and wife ELINER, 26 June 1700 Recorded: (date unspecified), Vol. A, p. 218
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Bond, 13 January 1700
      From: RICHARD ISACK of P. G. County, "taylor"
      To: EDWARD HOLMES of P. G. County, planter
      Price: 300 pounds sterling
      Terms: Said ISACK bound to observe the conditions of a deed bearing the same date conveying land to said HOLMES or pay HOLMES the 300 pounds sterling. Signature: RICHARD ISACK
      Wit.: ROB'T TYLER, THO. SPRIG, JR.
      Recorded: 25 February 1700, Vol. A, p. 347
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 March 1701
      From: JOHN NUTTWELL of St. Mary's County, planter; and wife ELINOR.
      To: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent. Price: 50 pounds sterling
      Property: A 250 acre part of the tract called "Three'Sisters" in P. G. Co. at the head of Western Branch; said tract having been bequeathed by THOMAS HILLARY, late of Calvert County, deceased, by will dated 2 February 1697, to said ELINOR who was then his wife. Signatures: JOHN NUTTWELL, JR., ELINOR NUTTWELL (her mark).
      Wit.: ROB'T BRADLEY, ROB'T WADE
      Ackn'd: JO'N NUTTWELL, and wife ELINOR, 26 March 1701.
      Recorded: 3 May 1701, Vol. A, p. 354
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 March 1701
      From: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent. To: Maj. WALLTER SMITH of Calvert County, gent. Price: 61 pounds sterling
      Property: A 250 part of "Three Sisters" in P. G. Co. at the head of Western Branch; said land was formerly bequeathed by THOMAS HILLERY in his will dated 2 February 1697, to ELINOR his wife who, after his decease, married JOHN NUTTWELL; said tract was conveyed to said THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. by JOHN* NUTTWELL and wife ELINOR, 26 March 1701.
      Signature: THOMAS SPRIG
      Wit.: ROB'T BRADLY, ROB'R WADE
      Ackn'd: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. and wife MARGRETT, 26 March 1701.
      Recorded: (no date specified), Vol. A, p. 357
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 25 March 1701
      From: ROBERT BRADLY of P. G. County, gent.
      To: THOMAS ODELL of Anne Arundel County, gent. Price: 350 pounds sterling
      Property: An 800 acre part of the tract called "Darnalls Grove" in P. G. Co. on the west side of Patuxent River in the freshes, on the west side of Collington Branch.
      Signature: ROB'T BRADLEY
      Wit.: THOMAS SPRIGG, JAMES STODDART
      Ackn'd: (none)
      Recorded: (no date specified), Vol. A, p. 359
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 12 April 1701
      From: ELIZABETH BELLT of Anne Arundel County, widow
      To: JOSEPH BELT of P. G. County, second son of said ELIZABETH BELLT.
      Price: Natural affection and a competent "maintainances," and considering that said JOSEPH BELT is grown to the age and maturity of managing the affairs of the country, and in consideration of the fact that said JOSEPH BELT has released his title to a tract called "Friends Choyce" to said ELIZABETH BELT by deed dated 12 April 1701.
      Property: A 150 acre parcel consisting of parts of the tracts "Good Luck," and the addition to this tract called "Widows Purchase," lying in P. G. Co. on the forks of the west branch of Patuxent River and on the north side of Beaver Damm Branch, bounding on THOMAS HILLARY'S tract "Three Sisters," and "Addition to Good Luck." The part of "Good Luck" conveyed to said JOSEPH BELT had been willed to him by his father JOHN BELT, to be received after the decease of his mother, the said ELIZABETH BELT.
      Signature: ELIZABETH BELT
      Wit.: ROBERT TYLER, THOMAS SPRIGG, JUNR. Ackn'd.: ELIZABETH BELT, 12 April 1701 Recorded: 21 June 1701, Vol. A, p. 368
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 April 1700
      From: ROBERT TYLER of P. G. County, gent.
      To: RICHARD ROBSON of P. G. County, planter Price: 7000 lbs. tobacco
      Property: A 103 acre part of "Darnalls Grosse" in P. G. Co. bounding on land of SAMUEL FARMER and ROBERT BRADLEY.
      Signature: ROBERT TYLER
      Wit.: THOMAS SPRIGG, RICH'D CLARKE
      Ackn'd: Mr. ROBERT TYLER and wife SUSANNA, 26 April 1701.
      Recorded: 11 July 1701, Vol. A, p. 393
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 8 July 1701
      From: ROBERT ANDERSON of P. G. County, planter
      To: RICHARD LANCASTER, late of P. G. County, merchant Price: 100 pounds sterling
      Property: A 207 acre tract called "New Castle" being part of a larger tract called "Essington," bounding on "Essington," and on land of JOSEPH WILLIAMS.
      Signature: ROBERT ANDERSON (mark)
      Wit.: ROBERT TYLER, THOMAS SPRIGG, JR.
      Ackn'd: ROBERT ANDERSON (mark), and wife ELIZABETH, 8 July 1701.
      Recorded: 12 September [sic] 1701, Vol. A, p. 402
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 6 February 1701
      From: THOMAS LEMARR of P. G. County, planter
      To: JOHN POTTINGER of P. G. County, planter
      Price: 40 pounds sterling
      Property: The 100 acre tract "Samuels Delight" on Collington Branch, bounding on "Majors Lott" and Maj. SEWELL'S "Bachilors Hope"; being part of a larger tract called "Batchelors Delight."
      Signature: THOMAS LEMARR
      Wit.: SAMEL MAGRUDER, THOMAS SPRIGG, JR., JONATHAN SIMMONS.
      Ackn'd: THOMAS LEMARR and wife ANN, 6 February 1701 Recorded: 5 May 1702, Vol. A, p. 432
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 3 June 1702
      From: HUGH RILEY of P. G. County, planter
      To: SAMUELL BRASHEAR of P. G. County, planter Price: 39 pounds sterling
      Property: The 60 acre tract, "The leapenig(7)"
      in P. G. County, bounding on "Cuckholds Delight" and on FENDELL'S land.
      Signature: HUGE RILEY
      Wit.: ROBERT TYLER, THO. SPRIGG, JR.
      Ackn'd: HUGH RILEY and wife MARY, 3 June 1702 Recorded: 29 June 1702, Vol. A, p. 447

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      Isabella Grimes, born say 1690, completed her indented time by 27 November 1711 when her mistress Sarah Magruder delivered her to the Prince George's County court. The Court sold her to Major Thomas Spriggs for seven years as punishment for a prior conviction of "Mulatto Bastardy." She had another child before 25 August 1713 when the court punished her for having an illegitimate child and running away from her master for eleven days. On 23 March 1713/4 the court sold her "Mallatto" child to John Henry until the age of thirty-one [Court Record 1710-5, 124, 386, 388, 540, 542].
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F - Folio 136: Indenture, 18 Sept 1711
      From: Ninian Beall of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: Thomas Sprigg and Archibald Edmondson of Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 18/6s/5p a 300 acre parcel of land called Bacon Hall occupied currently by Ninian Beall lying in Prince George's County formerly Calvert County on the west side of the Patuxent River; bounded by Brooke Grove owned by Baker Brooks, Esq., land of Peter Joy, a parcel originally laid out for Thomas Truman, Esq. and land of John Bigger called Mussell Shell
      Signed: Ninian Beall (seal)
      Witnessed: Thomas Clagett, Joseph Belt, Ja. Haddock
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 221: Indenture, 5 Jul 1712
      From: Thomas Willson, carpenter of Prince Georges County
      To: Thomas Sprigg of Prince George's County, Gent.
      For 26116s a 50 acre parcel of Cold Spring Manor in Prince George's County on the west side of the north branch of Patuxent; bounded by Richard Edwards and land granted Francis Collier
      Signed: Thomas Willson (mark & seal)
      Witnessed: R. Bradly, John Lashley (mark), James Haddock
      Memo: 5 Jul 1712 Thomas Wilson and Mary his wife acknowledge deed
      Alienation: Thomas Sprigg paid 2e alienation
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 346 Indenture, 27 Feb 1713
      From: Philip Gittings, planter of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Sprigg, merchant of Prince George's County
      For 30 for part of a tract of land now in possession of Thomas Brooke, Esgr. called Reparation in Prince George's County; containing 20 acres
      Signed: Phill Gifting. (seal)
      Witnessed: Wm. Scott, Christopher Thomson (mark)
      Memo: 27 Feb 1713 deed acknowledged by Philip Gittings and Anne his wife
      Alienation: 16 Dec 1714 Thomas Sprigg paid 2s/10p
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 441 o Deed of Gift, 1714
      From: Thomas Sprigg, Sent., of Prince George's County, Gentleman
      To: Thomas Sprigg
      For love and affection to my son a tract of land being part of land called Thorp Land and part of Perry Hill formerly purchased by me from George Plowden; bounded by Collington Branch, Perry's or Brook's Bridge Branch, land of Major William Barton, land that William Young purchased from George Plowden; containing 480 acres
      Signed: Th. Sprigg (seal)
      Witnessed: Th. Addison, J'. Haddock, James Robinson
      Memo: 'Thomas Sprigg acknowledged deed _ Jan 1714
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      Prince George's Land Records 1710-1717 - Liber F -folio 606 o Indenture, 20 Apr 1717
      From: Thomas Wilson, Senr., carpenter of Prince George's County
      Thomas Sprigg, Senr., Gentleman of Prince George's County
      To: Elizabeth Gerard, widow and administrator of John Gerard, merchant
      Rebecca Gerard, her only daughter
      For 20 a tract of land which Thomas Willson did lately live on belonging to a larger tract called Cold Spring Manor in Prince George's County on the west side of the north branch of the Patuxent River which Thomas Wilson bought from Francis Collyer, Gentl.; bounded by land of Richard Edward; containing 50 acres
      Signed: Th. Sprigg (seal), Thomas Wilson (mark & seal)
      Witnessed: Patrick Hepburn, Jos. Belt
      Payment: Elizabeth Gerard paid 20
      Memo: The. Sprigg acknowledged deed
      Mortgage: Elizabeth Gerard mortgages land to Thomas Sprigg for 20 paid to Thomas Wilson; witnessed by Ralph Crabb; dated 17 May 1716
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      Land Records of Prince George's County, Maryland
      Liber T, Page 320
      Recorded at request of Thomas Waring, 27 Sep 1735:
      4 Sep 1735; Indenture between Jonathan Wadham, planter, and Thomas Waring, planter; for 10; a parcel called Reparation; formerly purchased by Thomas Sprigg from Philip Gittings; then conveyed to Jonathan Wadham; bounded by a beach and the road from Wright's (late Brooke's) Quarter to Basil Waring's dwelling house; containing 35 acres; /s/ Jonathan Waddams; wit. John Beall, Jos. Chew; ack. Jonathan Wadham
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1717-1726 - Liber I - Folio: 387 o Deed of Gift, 15 Feb 1722; enrolled 15 Feb 1722
      From: Thomas Sprigg, Gent. of Prince George's County To:Thomas Sprigg, his son
      A tract of land called lot number 31 in the Town of Marlborough /s/ Thomas Sprigg (seal)
      Wit: Thos. Addison, Jos. Belt, John Docura
      Acknowledged by Thomas' Sprigg; no acknowledgement by wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1717-1726 - Liber I - Folio: 368 o Deed of Gift, 13 Feb 1722; enrolled 18 Feb 1722
      From: Thomas Sprigg, Gent of Prince George's County
      To: Osborn Sprigg, his son
      At the expiration of the natural life of beloved wife Margaret Sprigg; Osborn Sprigg to get the remaining part of several tracts of land; part of Northampton, Brooke Grove, Kettering and the Addition to Kettering; to receive that part not given to Edward Sprigg by Deed of Gift /s/ Thomas Sprigg (Seal)
      Wit Jos. Belt, Tho. Spriggs, Ja. Haddock
      Acknowledged by Thomas Sprigg; no acknowledgement by wife
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      Prince George's Land Records 1717-1726 - Liber I - Folio: 369 o Deed of Gift; enrolled 18 Feb 1722
      From: Thomas Sprigg, Gent of Prince George's County
      To: Edward Sprigg, his son
      At the expiration of the life of Margaret Sprigg, wife of Thomas, Edward Sprigg to get part of several parcels of land in Prince George's County; bounded by 100 acres of land formerly laid out for Francis King out of 2 tracts called Northampton and Brooke Grove; bounded by the Western branch of the Patuxent and a tract of land called Addition to Kettering; to receive parts of Northampton, Smoke Grove, Kettering and Addition to Kettering
      /s/ Thomas Sprigg (seal)
      Wit: Jos. Belt, Ja. Haddot Tho. Sprigg
      Acknowledged by Thomas Sprigg; no acknowledgement by wife
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 350
      Enrolled at request of Margery Sprigg 4 Jan 1728:
      Indenture, 2 Jan 1728; Between Thomas Sprigg, Gent, and Margery Sprigg, widow and admnx- of Thomas Sprigg, Gent., eldest son of above mentioned Thomas Sprigg; for love and affection to his dau.-in-law and 2s; a watermill called Col. Sprigg's Mill and adjacent lands already been conveyed; /s/
      Thomas Sprigg; wit. Jos. Belt, Thomas Gantt; ack. by Col. Thomas Sprigg and Margaret his wife
      ===

  • Sources 
    1. [S044739] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume One, Families A-F.

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