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

Thomas Simpson

Male 1661 - 1738  (76 years)


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  • Name Thomas Simpson  [1
    Born 1661  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 11 Jan 1736/37 and Jun 1738  Newport Upper Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I020185  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Thomas Simpson,   b. Bef 1638, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 14 Jan 1688/89, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Simpson,   b. Bef 1644, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Dec 1685, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 41 years) 
    Married Bef 1660  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Matthews,   b. Abt 1670, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 14 Mar 1710/11 and 9 Jun 1713, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1693  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Simpson,   b. 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1761, St. Thomas, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Thomas {Addl Records} Simpson,   b. 1695, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1761, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. William Simpson,   b. 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1784, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Ignatius Simpson,   b. 1708, St. Thomas, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1768, St. Thomas, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. James Simpson,   b. Abt 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)
     6. Mary Simpson,   b. 1710, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1730, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F03428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3025001&id=I27 14

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      ca. 1661 - Thomas Simpson was b. ca. 1661 according to the following depositions:
      --Feb. 1719/20, age 58. Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber M No. 2, p. 75.
      --Aug. 1720, age 57. Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber M No. 2, p. 95.
      --Apr. 1723, age 60. Hooper, Debbie, "Abstracts of Chancery Court Records of Maryland, 1669-1782," p. 53.
      --May 1725, age 64. Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber P No. 2, p. 36.
      --Feb. 1728/9, age 68. Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber Q No. 2, p. 346.
      --Jan. 1736/7, age 78. Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber T No. 2, p. 297.

      Nov. 1692 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. inventory of Capt. Joseph Pile shows Thomas Sympson on the list of debts owed to Pile's estate.
      Source: Skinner, V. L., Jr., "Abstracts of the Inventories and Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, 1685-1701," p. 70.

      May 1686 and Dec. 1686 - Suits by Richard Iles against Thomas Sympson, Jr., based on Sympson's obligations of May 1686 and Dec. 1686.
      Source: Charles Co. Md. Circuit Court, Liber N, pp. 254 and 279.

      May 4, 1694 - Exhibited bond of John and Rebeccah Newman, administrators of John Bercraft, St. Mary's Co. Securities: Timothy Mahome [sic] and Thomas Sympson.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 15C, p. 62.

      1694 - Thomas Sympson vs. Humphry Warren abated by death.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber T, p. 58.
      Comment: Since cases at Liber T, pp. 61-2, 64 and 70 were brought by Humphrey Warren and abated by the death of the plaintiff, one assumes that this case was brought by Thomas Simpson [Jr.] against Warren and was abated by Warren's death, rather than it being a case brought by Thomas Simpson [Sr.] and abated by his death although he was in fact apprently deceased by 1694

      July 1695 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. inventory of Col. Nehemiah Blakiston shows Thomas Simpson on the list of debts owed to Blakiston's estate.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Inventories & Accounts, Liber 13b, p. 58.

      1696-1698 - Thomas Simpson vs. Thomas Warren agreed.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber V, p. 63.

      1696-1698 - William Stone vs. Thomas Sympson. Judgment.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber V, p. 117.

      1696-1698 - Edward Rookwood his nonsuit against Thomas Sympson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber V, pp. 318-19.

      1698-1699 - James Williams his conveyance from Andrew Sympson and James Williams his conveyance from Thomas Sympson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W, pp. 80-1.

      1698-1699 - John Sanders his conveyance from Thomas Sympson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber W, pp. 87-8.

      Aug. 1, 1699 - Thomas Simson is security for Katherine Tennis' administration of the estate of Justinian Tennis [sic; Tennison.]
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 17, p. 347.

      Aug. 1699 - Thomas Simpson and William Wells appraise the Charles Co., Md. inventory of Justinian Tennis.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 19A, p. 87.

      Apr. 1699 - Thomas Simpson judgment of his servant's age, Robert Christee adjudged to be 16 years of age.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber X, p. 45.

      Apr. 1699 - John Bayne vs. Thomas Simpson. Judgment.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber X, p. 106.

      Apr. 1699 - William Stone vs. Thomas Sympson. Judgment affirmed.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber X, p. 113.

      1699-1700 - Robert Mason vs. Thomas Sympson attachment granted.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber X, p. 177.

      Sep. 1703 - Deed of "Hall's Place" (450 acres) and "The Addition" (174 acres) by Thomas Mudd, John Sanders and wife Sarah and Thomas Simpson and wife Mary to Thomas Jameson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber Z, pp. 127-34.

      Mar. 26, 1706 - Thomas Sympson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber B No. 2, p. 238.

      June 1709 - Thomas Simpson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber B No. 2, p. 593.

      1711-1715 - Michael Curtis vs. Thomas Sympson.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber E No. 2, pp. 404-5.

      May 2, 1716 - Thomas Sympson is security for Richard Edling's [sic] administration of the estate of Alexander Wilson.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 23, p. 29.

      Nov. 1717 - Thomas Sympson, Sr. and Thomas Sympson, Jr. are paid for squirrel heads.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber I No. 2, pp. 36 and 34.

      Apr. 26, 1718 - William Ash's Charles Co., Md. administration bond by Besebella?/Bosebella? Ash his administratrix with James Semmes and Thomas Sympson, Sr. her sureties in the sum of 40 pounds sterling.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 23, p. 207.

      Sep. 1725 - Charles Co. Returns at the Sep. 29, 1725 Prerogative Court. John Wilkinson his administration bond in common form by John Williams and Anne his wife, administrators, with Thomas Sympson and John Lemaster sureties in 500 pounds sterling dated Sep 7, 1725 ... which bond is ordered to be filed.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 27, p. 213.
      Comment: In Mar. 1726/7, Lemaster and Simpson petitioned the court that 2 Negroes in Wilkinson's estate fell to his dau. Eleanor Wilkinson, that John Williams is lately absconded, and as they (Lemaster and Simpson) are liable to make good the said child's part, they pray the Court to appoint a fit guardian to the said child. Whereupon John Lemaster is appointed guardian of the aforesaid Eleanor.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber P No. 2, pp. 412-13.

      Dec. 15, 1732 - Exhibited from Charles Co., Bond of Thomas Sympson administrator of Samuel Hurst. Sureties: William Sympson, James Sympson.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 29, p. 255.

      Sep. 26, 1733 - Exhibited from Charles Co., accounts of Thomas Sympson, administrator of Samuel Hurst.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 29, p. 317.

      Dec. 1733 - Thomas Sympson witnessed the Charles Co., Md. will of Peter Barker, planter.
      Source: Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, p. 86.

      June 1738 - At the Mar. 1737/8 Court, John Wathen's petition to turn two roads is referred to John Briscoe and John Parnham. At the June 1738 Court, Briscoe and Parnham report, and the Court orders that the uppermost of said roads, to wit, that which leads by the late dwelling plantation of Thomas Sympson, deceased, be continued as a Main Road.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber T No. 2, pp. 422 and 460.
      Comment: This record shows Thomas Sympson deceased by June 1738. This is confirmed by the Aug. 1738 deed of son Thomas where the latter is no longer called "Jr." Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber O No. 2, p. 346.

      ===
      Willson, Alexander, Chas. County, 8th Feb., 1715-16; 3rd Apr., 1716.
      To William, Ignatius, James and Mary Sympson (Simpson), entire estate, real and personal.
      Ex.: Rich'd Edling.
      Test: Thos. Sympson, Sam'll Noe, Elias Harrington. 14, 109.
      ===
      Alexander Wilson 1.264 A CH #4695 Nov 11 1718
      Received from: Samuel Noe, John Pidgeon, Benedict Boarman, John Penny, Henry Mudd.
      Payments to: Mr. Robert Hanson, William Boarman, Sr.
      Executor: Richard Edelen.
      ===
      Alexander Wilson 39B.71 A CH 29,11,2 #13637 Mar 22 1716
      The amount of the inventory is equivalent to #7094.
      Received from: Thomas Reeder, Richard Hanson, William Ash, Samuel Noe, Mr. R. Hanson, John (no surname given).
      Payments to; Mr. John Rogers, Mr. Phillip Henerly, Mr. Hanson, Mr. Daniel Dullany, Mr, John Parry
      Executor: Richard Edelen,

  • Sources 
    1. [S044841] semmes, Harry Wright Newman.