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

Philip Thomas

Male Abt 1601 - 1675  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Philip Thomas  [1
    Birth Abt 1601  Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 10 Jul 1675  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40804  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Evan Thomas,   b. 1580, Wales Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1650, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F25461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Harrison,   b. Bef 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Feb 1689, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 54 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1651  Bristol Parish, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Philip Thomas,   b. Bef 1651, Bristol Parish, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1688, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 37 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Sarah Thomas,   b. Bef 1651, Bristol Parish, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1675, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 24 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Elizabeth Thomas,   b. Bef 1651, Bristol Parish, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Feb 1725, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 74 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Samuel Thomas,   b. 1655, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1743, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 88 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Martha Thomas,   b. Abt 1656, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1688, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 31 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F11687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalnote00thom/genealogicalnote00thom_djvu.txt

      Some time in 1651 Philip Thomas left Bristol, and with his wife Sarah
      Harrison and three children Philip, Sarah, and Elizabeth, came to Lord
      Baltimore's province of Maryland. Family tradition states that he first
      landed on Kent Island ; but the earliest record of a land grant to him
      dated February 19th, 165 1-2, conveys to him 500 acres of land called
      " Beckley " on the west side of Chesapeake Bay "in consideration that he
      hath in the year 1651 transported himself, Sarah his wife, Philip, Sarah,
      and Elizabeth his children into this our province." Between 1658 and 1661
      he had granted him 100 acres called "Thomas Towne," in 1665 a grant of
      120 acres called "Fuller's Poynt," in 1668 a grant of 300 acres called
      "The Planes," in 1672 a grant of 200 acres called "Phillip's Addicion,"
      and numerous other grants of unnamed tracts. This land lay mostly in
      Anne Arundel County and in the neighborhood of what is now known as
      West River. " Fuller's Poynt " between the Severn and South Rivers is
      now known as Thomas' Point, and is the site of a light-house. A man of
      character and position, he acquired considerable influence in the affairs of
      the Colony, and affiliating himself with the Puritan party, became one of
      its leaders. When under his friend, Capt. William Fuller, they gained pos-
      session of the Government, he was appointed a member of the Provincial
      Council, and when in 1658 they were compelled to resign their control, he
      was one of the commissioners to make the surrender.

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      Thomas, Philip, A. A. County, 9th Sept., 1674; 10th July, 1675.
      To sons Philip and Samuel and their hrs., 500 A., "The Clifts," in Calvert County, equally.
      To dau. Martha, 3 grandchild, viz., Mary, dau. of John Meers, Philip and Eliza:, child, of William Cole, and to the Quakers, personalty.
      To 5 child., viz., Philip, Samuel, Sarah, Eliza:, and Martha, personalty, equally.
      To wife Sarah, execx., and residuary legatee of estate, including 120 A., "Fuller's Point," A. A.Co., and1,200 A., "The Plains," on Patapsco R., BaltimoreCo.;the latter tract to pass to son Samuel afsd.
      Test: Jno. Ricks, Marmaduke Noble. 2. 330.

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 10.

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