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

Thomas Edmondson

Male Aft 1700 - Aft 1763  (> 63 years)


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  • Name Thomas Edmondson 
    Born Aft 1700  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1763  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I115236  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father James Edmondson,   b. Abt 1670, South Farnham Parish, Old Rapahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1741, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Judith Allaman,   b. Bef 1676, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1763, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 87 years) 
    Married Bef 11 Dec 1701  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Dorothy Todd,   b. Aft 1700, Drysdale Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1743, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married Aft 1720  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Edmondson,   b. Aft 1720, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Edmondson,   b. Aft 1720, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Edmondson,   b. Aft 1720, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1792, Essex County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years)
     4. Judith Edmondson,   b. Aft 1720, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F45661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Graves,   b. 18 Apr 1714, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1748, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years) 
    Married Abt 1760  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F45662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1736-1743 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 6; [Antient Press]; Page 340-341
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN I JAMES EDMONDSON of Essex County being of disposeing sence and memory make this my Last Will and Testament.
      First I bequeath my Soul to Almighty God my Heavenly Father in hopes of a pardon and forgiveness of all my Sins in and through the merits of my blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and my body to the earth to be decently buried and as to my Estate real and personal I dispose as follows
      2dly I give to my Son JOHN EDMONDSON and his heirs forever my manner house with all the land I have on the West side of the main Swamp that runs into DUNNS MILL DAM. I also give my sd Son JOHN two of my Negros Cook and Harry and one horse named Wonton Ten head of cattel and the best bed and furniture Excepting that whereon my Wife lies and six of the newest Silver Spoons.
      3dly I give to my Grandson JOHN EDMONDSON and his heirs the plantation where his Father lived with all the land I have on the South side of the abovesd Mill & Swamp.
      4thly I give to my Grand Daughter SARAH EDMONDSON my Negro Jenny to be delivered to her at the age of eighteen or the day of the marridge also one feather bed of six pounds price, but if she should die before this Legacie becomes due then its my will that it return to my Son JOHN EDMONDSON.
      5thly I give my Daughter SUSANNAH EDMONDSON three Negroes Dick, Beck and Kate and the next feather bed and furniture not disposed of allso eight head of cattle ten Barrels of Corne Eight hundred pound Tobo. one horse colt named Blasd the Chest wherein her cloaths lies and Liberty to live on my Plantation and work her Negros as long as she remains unmarried and no longer.
      6thly I give my Daughter ELIZABETH HAY my Negro man named Walley and twenty six pounds Cash and six head of cattle.
      7thly I give to my Grand Daughter SARAH HAY my Negro Rachel. Sthly I give to my Daughter SARAH TOWNLY twenty five pounds cash.
      9thly I lend my beloved Wife JUDITH the use of four Negro's Tom, Duke, Rose and George dureing her widowhood and no longer. I give my beloved Wife eight hundred pounds of tobo.
      10thly all the goods I have in the hands of my Son THOMAS EDMONDSON and Cash that I have in the hands of JAMES WEBB I desire should be equally divided between them Excepted fifty ells of Brown Linen and all the white sheeting and twenty two yards of Negro s Cotten which is for my famileys use and twelve yards of Check Linen.
      11thly I give to my Son JNO. EDMONDSON all my cash and cash accots. &Tobo. & plate not above dispos'd of in this my Will
      12thly I lend my beloved Wife all the remainder of my household Estate not above disposed of as long as she remains a Widow and after my sd Wifes decease or marring again I give George and Rose and my lent Estate to my Son JOHN EDMONDSON and Tom to my Daughter SUSANNAH and Duke to my Daughter ELIZABETH HAY and its likewise my will that no part of my Estate be appraised and Lastly I do hereby ordain my beloved Son JNO. EDMONDSON my Executor to Execute this my Last Will and Testament Signed sealed and delivered to be my Last Will
      Test THOMAS EDMONDSON JUNR., JAMES EDMONDSON
      ROBERT EDWARDS Augst. 19th 1741
      CHRISTIAN GRESHAM
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the 15th day of September 1741
      This Last Will and Testament of JAMES EDMONDSON deced being exhibited by JOHN EDMONDSON the Executor therein named. THOMAS EDMONDSON JUNR. heir at Law to the said JAMES came into Court and declared he had no objections to make against the said Will being proved and then the said JOHN EDMONDSON made oath to the said Will as the Law directs and the same being also duely proved by the oath of two of the witnesses thereto was admitted to record
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 29, 1738. William Fantleroy of Lunenburg Par., Richmond Co., Gent., to Thomas Edmondson of St. Anne Par., Essex Co., Gent. 170 10s. 10d. curr. 200 a. in Spts. Co., purchased by sd. Fantleroy of one Edward Price; also 546 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., purchased by sd. Fantleroy of Augustine Smith, and part of a tract granted sd. Smith, by pat. Hannah Fantleroy, John Lewis, James x Samuell. June 6, 1738. Mrs. Apphia Fantleroy, wife of Wm. Fantleroy, Gent., acknowledged her dower. July 21, 1738.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Augt. 5, 1740. James x Roy of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Planter, to Thomas Edmondson of St. Ann's Par., Essex Co., Gent. 24 curr. 107 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., purchased by sd. Roy from one George Proctor. Witnesses: John Waller, John Gordon, John, Wiggleswortb, Willi. Reid, Andr. Craig. Oct. 7, 1742. Elizabeth. wife of James Roy, acknowledged her dower, etc
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Oct. 1, 1743. Thomas Edmundson, Gent., of Essex Co., and Dorothy, his wife, to James Garnett, Gent., of same Co. 230 curr. 853 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co.; "500 a. thereof purchased of Wm. Fantleroy of Augustine Smith," etc.; "200 a. part thereof of Edward Price by sd. Wm. Fantleroy," etc.; "107 a.," etc.; first two parts bought by sd. Edmundson of sd. Fantleroy, and the last by sd. Edmundson of one James Roy, etc. Witnesses, John Seayres, Jas. Davis, Jno. Levingston. Oct. 4, 1743.

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