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

Richard Thompson

Male 1648 - Bef 1664  (< 16 years)

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  • Name Richard Thompson 
    Birth 1648  Kent Island, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 20 Feb 1663/64  Little Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I120398  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Richard Thompson,   b. 10 May 1612, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 25 Mar 1649, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ursula Bysshe,   b. 1621, Worth, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1661, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 24 Jun 1641  Kent County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://www.usgennet.org/usa/md/state/arkdove.html

      Rich. Thompson attorney m--Urusula Bisle--license 1641
      Provincial Court Marriage Licenses (1638-1643); Maryland
      Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Andrea K. Haga

      24 June 1641 Richard Thompson Ursula Bish
    Family ID F9562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 8
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that wee GEORGE COLCLOUGH and URSULA his wife, Gaurdians of RICHARD & SARAH THOMPSON, have granted bargained & sold & doe hereby grant bargaine & sell unto JOHN CURTIS one iron grey Mare; To have & to hold the sd. Mare & all her future increase unto the sd. JNO: CURTIS his Exrs. Admrs & assigns, warranted by us our Exs. Admrs, or assignes for ever by these pr: sents, In Witness whereof wee have hereunto put our hands and seals the 29th day of September 1657
      13th August 1658 This Bill of Sale was recorded
      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 60-61
      TO ALL PEOPLE to whome this pr:sent writeing shall come, I URSULA THOMPSON of KIQUOKTON in Virginia, Widd:, ( ) RICHARD THOMPSON of the same place, Gent., send Greeting in our Lord God everlasting; Know yee that I the sd, URSULA THOMPSON as well in consideration of the naturall love & affection I beare towards my Children & of the Motherly care wch: I hve of there prefermt., & advancement, as for divers other good causes mee theretunto moveing, have given & assigned these cattle hereafter menconed in manner & forme following; Unto my Sonne, RICHARD THOMPSON, one young bald face mare, two cowes called by the name of Simple, the other by the name of Mouse, Unto my Daughter, SARAH THOMPSON, one bald face mare, two cowes, one called by the name of Stock and the other by the name of Starr; as also to my Daughter, ELIZABETH, one stoned colt & two cowes one called by the name of Pye & the other by the name of Mopus; To have & to hold the sd. mares & cattle unto them the sd. RICHARD, SARAH & ELIZABETH there Executors & assignes, to hold for ever by these pr:sents; ( ) it may bee lawfull for the sd. URSULA THOMPSON at all times to have the use of the male increasse & p:fitts of the sd. Mares & Cattle, my said Sonne shall att the age of one & twenty yeares, my sd. Daughters shall bee married wth :out any lawful! trouble of the said RICHARD, SARAH &ELIZABETH or any p:sons under them, In Wittness whereof, I the sd, URSULA THOMPSON have hereunto set my hand & seale this 25th day of March 1649
      Signed sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of
      the marke of WM: PERRY, URSULA THOMPSON, ye Seale
      23th July 1661 This Deed of Gift was recorded
      Mr. POOLE's Certificate
      These are to certifie that I ye t. ) signed sealed & delivered ( ) THOMPSON in
      the pr:sence of t ) marriage with him & is recorded
      ELIZABETH CITTY Wittness: ( ). Teste HEN. ( )
      23th July 1661. This Certificate was recorded
      The Deposicon of WM. PERRY
      WILLIAM PERRY aged ) doth as fol: That the ( ) sealed & delivered ( ) in the pr:sence of Mr ( ) him the sd. MOTTRAM ( ) 15th 1660, Sworne in Court THO BRERETON
      23th July 1661. This Deposicon was recorded
      The Deposicon of HENRY POOLE this 27th of September 1658. saith that on the 24th day of May ( prsent at the signeing sealeing of a ( from Mrs. URSULA THOMPSON to her Children wherein shee gave to her Sonne, RICHARD, one Mare & two cowes, to her Daughter. SARAH THOMPSON, one mare & two cowes, &to her Daughter, ELIZABETH one stoned colt & two cow-es, and saith that the sd. Deed was then signed & sealed, Mr. JOHN MOTTROM beinge pr'sent which sd. Deed is recorded in the Court Booke for the County of ELIZABETH CITTY & further saith not
      HEN. HONE
      23th July 1661 This Deposition was recorded
      1661-1665 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 317
      Northumberland County Court 8th of September 1662
      - Upon the petition of RICHARD THOMPSON, Orphant, the Court hath taken notice that hee hath chose Mr. THOMAS WILLOUGHBY for his Gaurdian doth approve of the same, hee being now at legall yeares for such an election
      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 127
      To all &c., Whereas &c. Now know yee yt; I Sr. WM: BERKELEY Knt. &c., doe give & grant unto RICH: THOMPSON Forty & eight acres of Land scituate & being in Northumberld: County abuttinge Southerly upon the land of the sd. RICH: THOMPSON, Easterly upon a Branch of a Creeke yt: devideth this land from ye Lands of MICH: BROOKE: Southwest upon the land of GEORGE COLCLOUGH, Westerly & Northwestwardly upon the maine woods, the sd. Forty & eight acres of land being granted unto him the sd. RICH: THOMPSON by Assignemt. of THO: CONYARS, Dated the 15th December 1651. We THO: WILLOBY & ELIZ: THOMPSON & SARAH the Wife of ye sd: WILLOBY doe assigne & transferr all or: right title & interest of all the Land contained in this Patent wth: all priviledges thereto belonginge from us or: heyres unto WM: THOMAS his heyres or assignes for ever; Witnesse our hands this 20th Feb: 166( )
      Witnesse JAMES NEIBAR,
      I PET. PRESLY who marryed wth: ELIZABETH THOMPSON, doe confirm ye abovesd: Assignemt. Witnesse my hand this 20th day of June 1664
      To all &c., Whereas &c., Nov know yee yt: I Sr. WM: BERKELEY Knt. &c., doe give & grant unto RICH: THOMPSON, the Sonne of RICH: THOMPSON deced., Five hundred & ( ) acres of land beinge in LITTLE WICOCOMOCO CREEKE in County of Northumberland & knowne by the ( ) KINGS NECK ( ) as followeth; Beginning at LITTLE WICOCOMOCO CREEKE ( ) or Branch commonly called ( ) of a Creeke called KINGES CREEKE ( ) West side from the foresd: ( ) sd: KINGES CREEKE to a marked ( ) of a Branch of ye sd. KINGES CREEKE ( ) West side wth: nuked. trees ( ) out of OLD MANS CREEKE ( ) side to a marked tree, Finally ( ) side wth: ye OLD MANS CREEKE ( ) to ye Creekes mouth. Dated ye ( ) WM: BERKELEY
      We THO: WILLOBY, ELIZ: THOMPSON & SARAH WILLOBY ye Wife of ye sd: WILLOBY, doe assigne & sett over all our right of this Pattent and the Land therein contained from us or: heyres unto Mr. WILL: THOMAS his heyres & assignes for ever; Witnesse or: hands
      this 20th Febr: 1663
      I PET: PRESLY who marryed ELIZ: THOMPSON, doe confirme this Assignemt, Witnesse my hand this 20th of June 1664
      20th June 1664. This Assignemt. of these two Pattents were acknowledged in Northumberld: County Cort: by Mr. PET: PRESLY & Mr. ISAAC ALLERTON, ye Attorney of Mr. THO: & Mrs. SARAH WILLOBY & are recorded wth: the Pattents
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I THO: WILLOBY &SARAH WILLOBY my Wife doe appoint or: loveing Brother, Mr, ISAAC ALLERTON, or: true & lawfull Attorney to acknowledge for us & in or: behalfe this Assignemt. of a couple of Pattents made over by us by the consent of ELIZ: THOMPSON to Mr. WM. THOMAS of LITTLE WICOCOMOCO in Virginia, the land formerly belonging unto RICH: THOMPSON & wt: my sd. Attorney shall acknowledge in ye p:misses we doe confirme as authentique & firme, as if we had been p:sonally p:sent, In Testimony hereunto we have sett our hands & seales the 20th day of Febr: 1663.

      Contributed by: James Hughes
      Thompson [Records]
      Richard and Sarah. Their guardians are Geo Colclough and Ursula his wife. (Mrs Ursula Colclough being their mother). 29 Sept 1657. 15.8
      Richd. His widow, Ursula, married next Col Jno Mottrom and next Geo Colclough. 20 Nov 1658. 2.95
      Richd. See depositions of William and Eliz Grinsted and of Francis Clay Gent. 10 Oct 1660. 15.61
      Richd. Orphan. Having arrived at legal years to choose a guardian selects Mr Tho Willoughby. 8 Sept 1662. 2.161
      Mrs Ursula (who married 2nd Jno Mottrom and 3rd Major Geo Colclough. B.F.) of Kiqouhton widdo of Richd Thompson gent. gives cattle to her children. To son Richd (under 21). To daus Sarah and Elizabeth Thompson. Wit Henery Poole and Wm Perry. 25 March 1649. 16.61

      Fleet, Beverley,
      Northumbria collectanea, 1645-1720
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co.., 1961, 254 pgs.
      contributed by Alice Algood

      "The Richard Thompson/Tomson who married Ursula Bysshe on Kent Isle in 1641 appears to have been married previsouly since there is a record of his iimmigration with wife and child. The wife appears to have died but the child may have been the Richard Thompson who appears in Northumberland where his step-mother Ursula Bysshe Thompson married secondly, John Mottrom and 3rd George Colclough. Richard, the son of Ursula and Richard, died as a young lad and his property was inherited by his sisters, Elizabeth and Sarah. In a depostition in Northumberland, the Richard, who may have been the first child, gave his birth date of 1633, so he cannot be the son of Richard and Ursula. I am a descendant of Elizabeth Thompson Presly and wrote a book on these people. You can see some of Ursujla Bysshe's English ancestry on The Weald, History Genealogy and Topography of Kent, Surrey and Sussex."

      "...His immigration 1636 record [Maryland , Liber 1, Folio 82-84] states he came with wife and child. There are also were references that the Indians killed his wife.. Since his trading post was under the direction of Edward Thompson during his absence in England from 1634 until he returned in 1636, I would surmise that Edward was his brother, Edward also migrated to Northumberland. The wife must have been pregnant when he left England in 1631 if this Richard ws his son. The Richard who chose Thomas Willoughby as his guardian was the son of Richard and Ursula Bysshe Thompson, and Thomas Willoughby had married his older sister, Sarah, by 1662. Ursula Bysshe Thompson Mottrom Colclough, his mother, died in 1661. Thomas Willoughby's sister, Elizabeth married first Simon Oversee, then after Ursula's death , Elizabeth married her widower, George Colclough, who lived just a short time. She then married Isaac Allerton. Her only offspring were by Allerton."
      1643-1651 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 178
      RICHARD THOMPSON, son of Richard Thompson, 560 acs. lyeing in little Wickocomoke Cr., Northumberland Co., commonly known as Kings Neck, Apr. 5, 1649, Page 156. Beg. from the mouth of a branch called Old Mans Cr. Trans. of 11 pers.: Richard Russell, Tho. Griggs, Richard Ridges, Robert Gare, Patience Brown, John Daniell, Grace Goodriffe, John Anderson, Ann Badger, John Bamfeild, Justin Davis
      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=156&last=&g_p=P2&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Thompson, Richard.
      Publication 5 April 1649.
      Gen. note Thompson, Richard (the son of Richard Thompson)
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Thomson.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 560 acres commonly know by the name of Kings Neck beg.g and lying So. So. east on Wickocomoko Creek.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, Page 156 (Reel 2).

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