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

Alexander Thomas

Male Aft 1742 - Aft 1778  (> 36 years)


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  • Name Alexander Thomas 
    Birth Aft 1742  Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1778  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I126711  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father James Thomas,   b. Bef 1707, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Jan 1791, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sophania MNU Thomas,   b. Bef 1726, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1791, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1741  Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Naylor,   b. Abt 1746   d. Aft 1778, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1778  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31735  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Children 
     1. Sophania Thomas,   b. Bef 1791, Benedict Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F31734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1790 Charles County, Maryland Will Book AK-11 Part 1 [TLC]; Page 5.
      James Thomas Sr's Will & Codicil.
      I, James Thomas, CC, am infirm of body but of sound mind and memory. Firstly, I want my just debts paid.
      To my eldest son, James Thomas - a tract of land called Thomas' Discovery, and a tract called Thomas' discovery enlarged, and a Negro man named John.
      To my son Alexander Thomas - 1 heifer.
      To my granddaughter Sophania Thomas, daughter of Alexander Thomas - a Negro boy named Thomas.
      To my son Thomas Thomas - a Negro woman named Ann, a Negro boy named Henry, a Negro child named Lucy.
      To my daughter Elizabeth Baden - a Negro woman named Rebecca, a Negro woman named Lucy, a Negro boy named Isaac.
      To my son-in-law John Baden - a Negro lad named Benjamin, in consideration that sd John Baden pays 50 £without interest, to my daughter Eleanor Davis, at 2 payments, half within 1 year after my death, the rest within 2 years after my death. If sd John Baden refuses to take legacy, then my executor shall sell the lad named Benjamin, and pay the money to my sd daughter, Eleanor Davis.
      To my grandson, John Haggett Thomas - a Negro lad named Charles.
      To my granddaughter Mary Thomas, daughter of James Thomas - a Negro girl named Priscilla.
      To my afd son James Thomas - the rest of my estate.
      executor: my son James Thomas,
      Signed Aug 31, 1786 - James Thomas.
      Wit - Jeremiah Gibbons, William Turner, Joseph Barker.
      Codicil. I, James Thomas of CC, confirm this, my this codicil.
      To my granddaughter Lettice Eleanor Thomas - a Negro girl called Rachael.
      Signed Apr 19, 1790 - James Thomas.
      Wit - Jeremiah Gibbon, John Vain Jr, Joseph Barker.
      Probated on Jan 10, 1791 by executor James Thomas Jr and by the oaths of witnesses Jeremiah Gibbins, William Turner, & Joseph Barker..
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      1774-1780 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber CC 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 503. At the request of Alexander Thomas, George Naylor, Jr., John Lawson Naylor & John Lawson Brightwell the following Deed of Gift was recorded October 7, 1778
      I George Naylor in consideration of the natural love and affection I have and do bear unto my sons and for divers other good causes me hereunto moving and for 5 shillings have given to them by these presents as follows; to Alexander Thomas, Negro Arnold; to George Naylor, Jr., Negro Jack; to John Lawson Naylor, Negro Sam; and to John Lawson Brightwell, Negro Leander. Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this October 7, 1778, George Naylor in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Macgill

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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 163-68.
      19 Nov. 1762. Thomas Slaughter of Caroline County, Gent., to Alexander Thomas of Westmoreland County. Lease and release; for £150 current money and £150 current money. 300 acres in Spotsylvania, now Culpeper, County in the fork of Rappahannock River and on the south side of Flatt Run ... to the head line of the patent ... to a pattent granted to William Skrine and others ... to Flatt Run ... which was purchased by Thomas Slaughter, deceased, in his lifetime of Augustine Smith, Gent., 3-4 Feb. 1728, by deeds of record in Spotsylvania County, which said Thomas Slaughter afterwards departed this life intestate, on whose death the same descended to the said Thomas as eldest son and heir at law of Thomas Slaughter ...
      Thomas Slaughter
      Wit: Brikett Davenport, James Slaughter, Lawrence Slaughter
      19 Nov. 1762. Acknowledged by Thomas.

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