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

Thomas Jett

Male Abt 1754 - 1832  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Thomas Jett 
    Born Abt 1754  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Sep 1832  Marietta, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I026001  Tree1
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 

    Father Francis Jett,   b. 1735, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1791, White Oak, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Bathsheba Porch,   b. 1738, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F16023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucinda Owen,   b. 12 Jan 1755, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1823, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1775  St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Jett,   b. Abt 1777, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     2. Bathsheba Jett,   b. 1785, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1858, Wirt County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F16079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Ogden,   d. Aft 1832, Washington County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 Sep 1830  Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F46611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Jett, son of Francis jett (d. 1791) of Stafford Co. He married, Jan. 12, 1775, Lucinda Owens of St. Paul's Parish, now King George Co.
      === Contributed by Gay Edens Carrigan
      DR. THOMAS JETT
      Born: ca 1755, King George Co., VA
      Died: 09 Sep 1832/33, Marietta, Washington Co., OH, 72y
      Father: Francis Jett
      Mother: Barsheba PORCH
      (See The Porch Heirs in Stafford County, by William L. Deyo, Virginia Magazine of Genealogy Vol. 23 #3-17)

      m (1): LUCENA OWENS, 12 Jan 1775, King George Co., VA
      Born: 12 Jan 1755, King George Co., VA
      Died: 11/15 Aug 1823, Washington Co., OH, 69y
      Buried: Mound Cemetery, Marietta, OH
      Father: Samuel Owens
      Mother: Margaret Bryan/Bryant

      m (2): MARY OGDEN, 09 Sep 1830, Wood Co., VA


      Known Children, 1st Marriage:

      Margaret Jett m Nathaniel Morehead, 23 Dec 1793, Fauquier Co., VA (my line)

      Dr. Peter Jett, Jr.

      Thomas H. Jett m (1) Elizabeth Posey, m (2) Phebe P. Obleness

      Barsheba/Bathsheba m Walter Coe

      Owen/Owens m Mary Cole

      Lucena Jett. Single?

      Samuel Jett

      Apparently others, unknown at this time. All information documented.

      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/stafford/wills/j3000001.txt
      URL title: Francis Jett's will....October 20, 1791 Stafford Co
      Note:
      In the name of God Amen I Francis Jett of Stafford County, Virginia, being sick and weak but of perfect sense and memory thanks be to God for it and knowing that it is once appointed for me to die, first I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me, then my body to be buried in a Christian-like and decent manner at the discretion of my
      executors hereafter mentioned wand with what little estate it has pleased God to bless me with, I give and dispose the same in manner following.
      Item; I give unto my beloved wife Bathsheba Jett, all my whole estate during her natural life or widowhood.
      Item: I give unto my son Francis Jett, all my land bought of John POLLARD up the branch that heads against Darby Sullivan's house.
      Item: I give unto my son Berryman Jett, the following negros: Tom, Port, Jane and Billah, and if Francis Jett dies without a lawfully begotten heir, his land is to be devided between Peter and Berryman Jett, and if Peter dies without a lawful heir, his land is to be divided between Francis and Berryman Jett.
      Item: I give unto my son John Jett one negro man Tom. Item:
      I give unto my son Thomas Jett, 5 pounds.
      In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of October, 1791.

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