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

Thomas Wroughton

Male 1657 - 1726  (69 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wroughton 
    Born 1657  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1726  Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029050  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father William Wroughton,   b. Abt 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1707, Dorchester County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Johanna Abbey,   b. Bef 1637, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1709, Dorchester County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Married Bef 1653  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 18 Jul 1726 (Dorchester) MD.. Will of Thomas ROTTEN, Sr., planter. Will recorded. Dated 22 Sep 1725. Wife, Anne. dau. Esther ROTTEN and her son Joshua, personal items. Son, Thomas ROTTEN, tract on west side of island. If son die without male heirs to his daughter , Rachel. Teste: Thomas HANCOCK, Josias MACE, Mary HAINES. wb. 18, pg. 521.
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      27 May 1657. (Lancaster) VA. Thomas POWELL gives land to god-son, William RODEN. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680

      1 Apr 1658 (Lancaster) VA. Will of Margaret GRIMES, "long afflicted and under the hand of the Almighty", widow, recorded. Dated 18 Feb 1658. Son, William RAUGHTON, cattle and furniture. Son-in-law Will WHITE, one boy servant. Daughters Anne WHITE and Frances ROOTS. Thomas RAUGHTON, son of William RAUGHTON, cattle and slave. Will WHITE, the younger. Wit.: Nich. GEORGE, Thomas MARSHALL.

      1 Apr 1660 (Lancaster) VA. Will of Thomas ROOTES. Dated 25 Jan 1660. Thomas MARSHALL, Samuel CUSHER. God-son Thomas ROTEN. Sister, ROTEN. Sister, Anne WHITE. God-son, Thomas EDWARDS, son to Jno EDWARDS, chirugeon. Elizabeth ROBINSON's two children. Exec.: John EDWARDS, chirugeon. Wit. Jno. FLOWER, Nich. GEORGE. w.b. 2, pg. 387.

      1673 MD Immigrated: William WROUGHTON of Dorset County, transported: wife Johanna, daughters, Alline, Diana, and Elizabeth; son Thomas and servants James CROSS and William FORMAN into Maryland. Lib 17, folio 547.

      13 Jun 1680 (Lancaster) VA Wm. WROUGHTON of Northumberland Co. and Thomas WROUGHTON, his son sell land in Lancaster to Wm. GRAY. Wives Joanna and Anne consent.

      31 May 1681 (Dorchester) MD. Richard KENDALL to Thomas WROUGHTEN "Kendall's Chance" on Charles Creek, 50 ac. 4 Old 112.
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      Alice Marshall was married to Ambrose Kendall in Leeds, Yorkshire. It was their son Richard Kendall who sold land to Thomas Wroughton in Dorchester Co.,, Md.

      31 May 1681 (Dorchester) MD. Richard KENDALL to Thomas WROUGHTEN "Kendall's Chance" on Charles Creek, 50 ac. 4 Old 112.

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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      URL title: Beeman, McBee, Turner, Crown Ancestors
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      8 Feb 1706/7 Thomas Wroughton of Dor Co, planter, and Anne his wife, to John Early and Richard Woodland of the same co, planters: land on Hungar River where said Wroughton now lives, containing 60 acres more or less. Wit: William Dodson, Benj. Palmer. Ackn: 5 Mar 1706 by Wm. Dodson, atty for Thomas Wroughton and Anne his wife. Hu: Eccleston, Clk.. Power of Atty proved by Benj. Palmer and Sarah Palmer. Hu: Eccleston, Clk. [DOLR 6 Old 97]
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      1656-1661 Lancaster County Order Book; {Antient Press}: pg 28
      Lancaster County Court 27th of May 1657
      TO ALL TO WHOM these p:sents shall come, I THOMAS POWELL of CURRATOMAN in Lancastr Countie sende Greetinge Nov Know yee all men that I ye saide THOMAS POWELL doe give & grante & by these p:sents have granted for diverse causes mee thereunto moveinge unto my loveinge Godsone, THOMAS WROUGHTON, one cove colored red marked wth a cropt in both eares & a peece taken out behind of both eares & two slitts in the right eare, To have & to holde the saide Cowe with all her increase for ever for mee my heirs or my assignes unto my sd. Godsone, THO. WROUGHTON, &his Child or Children lawfully begotten by him, the sd. THO: WROUGHTON, & if in case the said THOMAS WROUGHTON dyeinge without issue, the the saide Cove & increase to devolve to the Father of the said Childe; in consideracon thereof w:th warranties from any p:son whatsoever, Witnes my hande this 8th of May 1657
      Teste HOWELL POWELL, THO: POWELL
      VINC. STANFORD
      Recordatur Cur 27 May 1657

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