Thompson, William

Thompson, William

Male Abt 1610 -

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  • Name Thompson, William  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1610  Of, Middlesex Co, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I11658  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 

    Family Mathews, Cicely,   b. Abt 1613, Of, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1654, Of, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Of, Middlesex Co, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Thompson, William,   b. Abt 1624,   d. Bef 1674, Middlesex Co, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F4719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Norma Tucker, Colonial Virginians and their Mayland Relatives, Clearfield Company, Baltimore, 1994, page 195

      Major Robert Thompson, died 1694. In 1655 Robert paid two tithes in Lancaster County. In 1660 he married Margaret (___) Welch, widow of John Welch, in Christ Church, Middlesex. Margaret, the wife, was probably a daughter of Robert Mascall or Miskill, who left bequests to Robert Thompson and his daughter Mary and to others.
      Robert was said to have owned Land in New England. Issue:

      A-Mary Thompson married Thomas Vahme; married (2) Samuel Clarke, Esq.
      B-Josepb Thompson. Issue:
      I-Joseph Thompson
      C-William Thompson born 1624; died before 1694; spent some time in NewEngland (owned land in Gilford Connecticut, then went to Surry Co., VA. about 1642/3. One source says he returned to Braintree Mass in 1666 at age 68. That had to be another Williaml Thompson, as he would have been born in 1598.)
      Willliam Thompson bought Lmcasler County, VA, land in 1636 frrom John Sharpe, sold it in 1656 and 16S8 and disappeared from the area. He mimed Ellen Montegue, daughter of Peter Montague who died 1659 Lancaster County.

      Land Purchase Record, Source: :Library of Virgina

      “To all &c Where ? Now Know Ye That I
      the said Sir William Berkeley Knight Gov-
      ernor do give and grant unto WILIAM
      TOMPSON three hundred Acres of land
      situate in the County of Lancaster and upon
      the South side of Rappahannock River abut-
      ting South East upon a Tract of land survey-
      ed for Francis Brown, upon the North West
      side of the Sandy Point Neck North East
      upoon Rappahannock River North West up-
      on the Clifts, South West into the woods. The
      said land being formerly granted unto John
      Sharpe by Patent dated the tenth of October
      one thousand six hundred and fifty two and
      by the said Sharpe sold and assigned unto the
      said William Tompson To Have and To Hold
      &c....Dated the nineteenth of July One thou-
      sand six hundred and fifty five.”

      William Thompson Death, Source: Ruth & Sam Sparacio, MIDDLESEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK ABSTRACTS, 1673-1678. (P. 49.)

      “Middlesex County Order Book Third day
      of January 1675/6. Know All Men by these
      presents that wee John Sumers & Elizabeth
      My wife do make & appoynt John Johnson
      our true and lawfull Attorney to prosecute
      Thomas Haslewood & John Haslewood or
      either of them, in an Accon of Debt for all
      & everything That is or may be due to my
      wife or me as ye daughter of William
      Thompson lately deced, as fully as wee or
      either of us might doe, allowing & ratifieing
      what he shall doe therein. Witness our
      hands this 7th day of November 1675.
      /s/John Sumers
      /s/Elizabeth Sumers”

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Ancestral File (TM), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    2. [S327] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ancestral File (TM).
      Date of Import: Apr 18, 2000