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

Thomas Wornam

Male 1714 - 1768  (53 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wornam 
    Born 26 Nov 1714  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1768  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I119485  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father John Wornam,   b. 29 Dec 1685, Fairfield Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F49829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred Tolson,   b. Bef 1717, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Married Abt 1735  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Wornam,   b. 19 Oct 1736, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1748, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 11 years)  [natural]
     2. John Wornam,   b. 23 Oct 1739, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1771, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     3. Leanne Wornam,   b. 7 May 1744, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1781, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Wornam,   b. 8 Jan 1748, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1789, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     5. William Wornam,   b. 3 Apr 1751, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F35460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1766-1770 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book #7; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 196
      Wornom, Thomas, of Saint Stephens Parish
      W. W. 10 October 1765---W.P. 14 March 1768
      Son John Wornom-part of the land whereon I now live during his natural life and no longer, and at his death to his son supposed to be named Thomas, and if my grandson supposed to be named Thomas, should die without an heir lawfully begotten of his body the land then to go to the next male heir of my son John Wornom, and for want of such male heirs the land shall be my son Thomas Wornorn's and his heirs, the land hereafter bequeathed to my son Thomas Wornom being part of the land I purchased of Charles Betts dec'd, executors, and that part shall belong Lo my son William Wornom and his heirs in case my son Thomas Wornom shall survive my said son John Wornom's male heirs. This land is bounded as follows to wit:-Beginning at the head of Limekill Creek, and running northeastward to a chestnut tree standing near the head of a Branch where I drew water to make bricks, thence northly along a line dividing this from the land which I purchased of Charles Betts dec'd., thence northly along the said line which formerly divided this land where I now live and the land which I purchased of said Bette, to an old oak standing on the north side of the Church path,- thence running eastward to a Chesnut tree standing near the head or about thirty or forty yeards off of a gulley which leads to a marsh called Nanceys Marsh, thence to the Mill Creek and down the said Mill Creek to Great Wiccomoco River, and up said river to Limekill Creek to the head first mentioned.
      In case my daughter Leanner Gill shall be destitute of a home by means of her husband Ellis Gill's misuseing of her, she to have the above tract during her naturall life or widowhood incase her said husband Ellis Gill should decease without her having a home.
      To son Thomas Wornom-the land belonging to me from the place called Nancys Marsh in the line of the land given to my son John Wornom, and along said line to an oak standing on the northside of the Church Path, thence westerly along said. Church Path to a post in the line of John Downings land, along said Downing land to a post a corner to the land I purchased of Charles Betts dec'd, executors; thence easterly to a Branch
      which runs into Gills Mill Pond, thence down Branch, Mill Pond, and Creek to beginning.
      Son William Wornom-all remaining part of my land not before given, being part of land formerly Charles Betts whereon my son John Wornom now lives, beginning at the head of Limekill Creek, running northerly along the line mentioned to my son John, to a old oak standing on the northside of the Church Path, thence westward along said path to divide this land from the land given to my son Thomas Wornom, to a part in the line of
      the land of John Downing, along Downing line southward to a small creek to the River, and down said River to the creek called Limekill Creek, and up said creek to the head.
      In case my son Thomas Wornom should decease without heir, that the land given him to be divided between my sons John and William Wornom, and to be divided where the line did run between the land I purchased of Betts executors and my former land, and each son to have the part that formerly did belong to the part given them.
      In case my son William Wornom should die without heir or under age, his land to go to my son John Wornom, and to his son supposed to be named Thomas in same manner and form as I have before given the land whereon I now live to my son John Wornom during his naturall life, remainder of my estate I have given to my son William Wornom as a legacy to return at his death if under age or without heir to my son Thomas Wornom.
      Son Thomas Wornom-negro boy Shadrick, and as much stock and household furniture as well make him equal with the stock and household furniture I have sometime ago given to my son John Wornom, and my daughter Leanner Gill.
      Son William Wornom-negro girl Letty and her future increase, and seven pounds current money to make his land equal with my other sons land, and an equal part of my stock and household furniture as I have given my son John Wornom, and daughter Leanner Gill.
      Daughter Leanner Gill-use of negro girl Aggatha and her future increase, one red plush side saddle, and the stock and household furniture I have lent her sometime ago, during her natural life and at her death to be equally divided among her children, and for want of such heirs to return to my estate and to be equally divided between the rest of my children.
      Wife Winefred Wornom, shall have use of my land, slaves, stock, and household goods during her widowhood, and my three sons John, Thomas, and William, shall not have any right or title to the lands given them without her consent.
      Grandchildren Molley Wornom, and Betty Gill-the sum of thirty shillings current money to be paid them out of my moveable estate at my wifes death.
      Sons Thomas and William Wornom, shall be schooled out of the profits of my estate, and by my wife Winefred Wornom.
      Rest of my estate after wifes widowhood or death, to be equally divided between all my surviving children male and female. Wife, and son John Wornom, executors.
      Witness: John Taylor, Daniel Neale, and William Parker.

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      1737-1743 Northumberland County, Virginia Administrations; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 135
      Cotton, John,est. adm. by Thomas Wornum. 12 May 1740
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills-Admin; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 33
      Tolson,William, planter.
      W. W. 22 September 1738---W. P. 12 March 1738/9
      To my only son John Tolson-my plantation whereon I now dwell,to him and his lawfully begotten heirs.
      To my only daughter Winifred Wornan-the bed, beding and furniture to it belonging, as it now stands in the plank house.
      To my son in law Thomas Wornan-a full trim suit of Ducory Cloth with stockings, and my Whitney riding cote.
      To my grandson Thomas Wornan-my largest gun.
      To my son John Tolson-all my wearing cloths, linen and woolens no before given, and all my smiths tools.
      To my grandson William Tolson, son of John Tolson-my short gun.
      To my grandaughters Winifred and Elizabeth Tolson, daughters of John Tolson-each a heiferĀ°
      To William Porter who lives with me-one suit of Cloaths and a small chest upstairs.
      To son in law Thomas Wornan-the hogshead of tobacco I have his bill for.
      My wife Mary Tolson-to have the use of all the rest of my personal estate during her widowhood, and afterwards to be equally divided between my son John Tolson and daughter Winifred Wornan
      Wife Mary Tolson, and son John Tolson, executors.
      Witness J.Coulton, Lawrence Parrot, and Charles Reason
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      1751-1753 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book #2; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 123
      Toulson, Mary, of Saint Stephens Parish
      W. W. 31 January 1742/3---W, P. 8 June 1752
      Son John Toulson-one shilling
      To Judith Bennett daughter of Edward Bennett deceased-my best suit of cloaths that I shall leave behind me at my decease.
      Rest of estate to daughter Winefred Wornom.
      Son in law Thomas Wornom executor.
      Witness: Richard Smith and Anne Smith.

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