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

Thomas Atwell

Male Bef 1646 - 1692  (> 46 years)


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  • Name Thomas Atwell 
    Born Bef 1646  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Sep 1692  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029068  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Father Thomas Atwell,   b. Bef 1614, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Mother Margaret Dawson,   b. 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1659, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1634  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Honora Swillivant,   b. Bef 1656,   d. Abt 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Married Aft 26 Apr 1673  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Atwell,   b. Abt 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1703, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     2. Mary Atwell,   b. Bef 1671, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Francis Atwell,   b. Abt 1671, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1723, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     4. John Atwell,   b. Abt 1672, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1713, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     5. Susannah Atwell,   b. Bef 1673, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1708, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F15682  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 11
      OLATHMAN, TEAGUE, 20 December 1668; 24 February 1668.
      To Walter English's children; to Thomas Collins children otherwise Thomas Attwell's children.
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 11
      HARPIN, HENRY, 24 June 1671; 29 November 1671. My son young Walter English all estate; one cow to Mary dau. of Thomas Atwell. Witnesses; John Ward; Thomas Blundell.
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      "May 28, 1685 Honor ATWILL proved the will of William Hunt as his extrx., by the oaths of John Tanner and John Pye. Thomas ATWILL and John Howell became her securities (P. 409) [of orig. records.]

      Thomas Pope and Susan his wife proved the nunc. will of Thomas Watkins by the oaths of Thomas ATWELL and Honor his wife and were granted l. a. (p. 410) {orig. record] pg 422

      Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Pt. 3, 1694-1698,pg. 69 in reprinted book, page 199 in original, [25 March 1696]: "John Pie attorney of Wm. Reyner confessed judgment to Honora ATWELL executrix of Thomas ATWELL for 608 pounds of tobacco due by account for work done by Thomas in his life tyme for Wm."

      Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book 1690-1698, Pt 1, 1690-1 to 1692, abstracted and compiled by John Frederick Dorman, pg 13 [original will book page 74A]: 28 Sept. 1692 "The last will and testament of Thomas ATWELL was proved by Thomas TANNER and John PYE and a probate granted Honor ATWELL, relict of the decedent, and Thomas TANNER and John PYE assume to indempnifie the Court."
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 560
      THOMAS ATWELL alias COLLINS, 462 acs. N'umberland Co., 29 June 1666, p. 516, (633). On Lower Machotick; 212 acs. opposite to land of Henry Roach, beg. at a small cr. deviding this & land of Jno. Bennett, dec'd., extending along the head br. of Machoatick Riv. S.E. over a small a. to land of Walter English; & 250 acs. S.S.W. arc. 212 acs. granted sd. Atwell alias Collins 20 Dec. 1661 & 250 acs. purchased of Walter English & Alice his wife.

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