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

John Thompson

Male 1696 - 1751  (55 years)


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  • Name John Thompson 
    Born 1696  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1750/51  Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I016770  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 

    Father William Thompson,   b. Between 1647 and 1660, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1730, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Anne Chittam,   b. Abt 1674,   d. Bef Dec 1726, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F09918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Yacomintye Eltinge,   b. 1712, Kingston, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Mar 1756, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 44 years) 
    Married 1738  Kingston, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Thompson,   b. 11 Mar 1738/39, Seneca Hundred, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Cornelius Thompson,   b. 20 Mar 1740/41, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1815, Berkeley County, West Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. John Thompson,   b. 13 Dec 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1818, Berkeley County, West Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Anne Thompson,   b. 1 Sep 1746, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1832, Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 
    Family ID F10772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      THOMSON, JOHN, Frederick Co,, planter 25 Sep 1748; 19 Mar 1751
      To son William Thomson, 1 tract of land called "Thomson's Pasture," with 61 A. of land at the lower end of tract called "Thomson's Hopyard," 110 A., and 148 A. at the head of tract. called 'The John and Yaco Mintyre," on the Potomack,. the tract containing 145 A.
      To son Cornelius Thomson, 1 tract called "Thomson's Cool Spring", whereon dwelling plantation is; likewise, 49 A. at the upper end of tract called "Thomson's Hopyard," with a small Island of 12 A. lying against It. and 148 A. in the middle of a tract called "The John and Yacomintye" on the Potomack, 445 A,
      To son John Thomson, 1 tract called "Conjuror Out Done," on Watts Branch, 135 A., and 148 A. at lower end of tract called The John and Yocomintye," on Potomac, 445 A., and 73 A. I bought at lower and of Derby Island.
      To dau, Anne Thomson, I tract on Potomack called "Duck Folly," 105 A. MCW 28.118.
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      John Thomson 33.78A A FR 440.19.3 22.17.8 Jul 26 1752
      Payments to: John Thomson, John Bainwill, Francis Wild, George Rumsey, John
      Flemming, William Pritchet, James Smith, Dr. David Ross, Daniel Dulany, John
      Darnall, George Gordon, Cornelius Ellinge. Administrator (de bouts non): Isaack Ellinge
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 170
      Enrolled at request of William Scott 3 Jun 1727:
      Indenture, 29 Mar 1727; Between John Thomson, planter, and William Scott, planter; for 25; part of a tract called Dann; bounded by land of Ninian Beall and Francis Presly; containing 89 acres; /s/ Jno. Thomson; wit. Thomas Gault, Jno. Magruder; ack. 29 Mar 1727 by John Thomson
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 171
      Enrolled at request of Matthew Markland 3 Jun 1727:
      Indenture, 29 Mar 1727; Between John Thomson, planter, and Matthew Markland, cooper; for 40; two tracts called Dan and Bershebah; containing 166 acres; /s/ Jno. Thomson; wit. Thomas Gantt, Jno. Magruder; ack. 29 _1727 ack. by John Thomson
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      Prince George's Land Records 1726-1730 - Liber M, Page 590
      Enrolled at request of John Thompson 19 May 1730:
      From William Thompson, planter, to son John Thompson; my now dwelling plantation being the middle mart of a tract called White Sackington [?Lackington]; laid out for 100 acres; to grandson William Shaw household goods, cattle, carpenter tools, etc.; to grandson James Shaw household goods, divinity books, cattle, etc.; 18 May 1730; /s/ William Thompson; wit. Hugh Conn, James Pearie, Robert Riddle; [not indentured or ack-]
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 Liber Y; Page 457.
      Mar 24, 1741 from John Thompson of PG, planter, to Colo Joseph Belt of PG, Gent., for 110 sterling, all that part or parcel of land willed to me, sd Thompson, by Christopher Thompson, late of PG, decd, being the remaining 200 acres part of a tract of land called Chelsea, lying in PG. Signed - Jno Thompson. Wit - Geo: Parker*, Jo Belt Jr*. This deed was acknowledged by John Thompson & Yoky Machy, his wife. Recorded Apr 8, 1742.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1743-1746 - Book BB#1 - Page 135.
      Jun 3, 1744 from John Thomson of PG, planter, to William Shaw (nephew of the sd John Thomson), for the natural love that sd John Thompson has for sd William Shaw, all that tract of land, now or late in tenure, possession, or occupation of Margaret Shaw (sister of the sd John Thomson) or his tenants, lying on or near the Eastern Branch of Pittowmack River, being a part of a tract of land called Whiteleckingtown, containing about 100 acres, lying in the middle of the sd tract of land called Whiteleckingtown, the sd tract being divided into 3 parcels. To have and to hold, sd tract of 100 acres unto the sd William Shaw, for and during the term of his natural life, to his only proper use and behoof & from & after his decease, to the use and behoof of the heirs of his body lawfully begotten forever, and in default of such heirs, then to the use and behoof of the heirs and assigns of the sd John Thomson forever. Signed -John Thomson. Wit - James Pearce, John Johnston, George Scott*, Thos Owen*. Yacominty, wife to the sd John Thomson, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned 100 acres. Recorded Jun 14, 1744.
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      Du Bois Family Association, Huguenot Historical Society, New Paltz, New York, 1968
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      Provincial Court Land Records, 1765-1770
      Volume 725, Page 375

      This Indenture made this first Day of March in the Year of our Lord God one
      thousand seven hundred and sixty eight Between Cornelius Thompson of Frederick County
      in Colony of Virginia Gentleman of the one part and John Hawkins of Charles County
      in the Province of Maryland Planter on the other part Witnesseth that the
      said Cornelius Thompson for and in Consideration of the sum of Three hundred and
      fifty pounds Current Money of Maryland in Hand paid the Receipt whereof the
      said Cornelius Thompson doth hereby Acknowledge and Acquit the said John Hawkins
      his heirs and Executors and by these presents hath given granted Bargained sold and
      Conveyed unto the said John Hawkins his Heirs and Assigns forever all that Tract
      or parcel of Land lying and being in Frederick County in the Province of Maryland
      Calld Thompsons Cold Spring devis'd to him by his Father John Thompson Begining
      at a Bounded Black Oak standing on the west side of a small Branch that runeth
      into Potowmack River and runing thence west twenty two Degrees Southerly one
      hundred and twenty perches South twenty two Degrees Easterly one hundred and
      fifty perches South East one hundred and three perches then East forty Degrees and
      a half Northly one hundred and twenty perches thence with a streight line to the first
      beginning Tree Containing One hundred and Ninety Acres of Land more or less And
      also part of one other Tract or parcel of Land called Thompsons Hop Yard lying in
      the County aforesaid on Potowmack River Begining at a Bounded White Oak
      standing on the River of Potowmack above the second Fall of the said River
      running thence South seventeen Degrees Easterly forty eight perches then South
      and by west thirty perches South twenty four Degrees westerly one hundred
      perches then west nine perches then North seventy two Degrees westerly fifty
      two perches to the end of ninety nine perches on the eleventh line of said Land
      then with the said line North twenty five Degrees Easterly seventy one perches then
      to the Begining Tree Containing Thirty eight Acres of Land Also a small Island
      reckoned above the Upper Falls opposite to a Tract of Land called Thompsons Hopyard
      Begining at a bounded Black walnut standing on the Southermost point of the said
      Land runing thence North ten Degrees Westerly sixteen perches then North twenty
      one Degrees Westerly twenty six perches then North fourteen Degrees Easterly
      thirty six perches then South fifty Degrees Easterly thirty two perches then South
      thirty five Degrees Easterly sixteen perches then South nine Degrees Westerly
      twenty perches then North fifty seven Degrees Westerly sixteen perches then
      South five Degrees Westerly seventy four perches then to the Begining Tree
      Containing twelve Acres of Land together with all and singular the Rights priviledges
      profits and Appurtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise Appertaining
      To have and to hold the said Tracts or parcels of Land and premisses hereby
      intended to be bargained and sold as aforesaid unto him the said John Hawkins
      his heirs and Assigns to the only proper use and behoof of him the said John Hawkins
      his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns forever and ot none other use intent
      or purpose whatsoever and the said Cornelius Thompson for himself his heirs Executors
      Administrators doth Covenant and grant to and with the said John Hawkins his heirs Executors
      Administrators and Assigns that the aforesaid parcels of Lands premisses and Appurtenances
      and every part and parcel thereof is free and Clear and freely and Clearly Acquitted and Discharged
      of and from all manner and former Gifts, Grants, Bargains, Sales, Mortgages, Dowers Titles
      of Dowers Rents and Arrearages of Rents and all other Incumbrances of what Nature or kind
      soever (the Rents and Services hereafter to be due and payable to the Chief Lord or Lords of
      the Fee or Fees by whom the premisses are holden only Excepted and foreprized) and
      that he hath in himself good right full power and lawful Authority to grant Bargain Sell
      and assure the same in manner and form aforesaid And the said Cornelius Thompson
      for himself his heirs Executors and Administrators doth hereby further Covenant and
      Grant to and with the said John Hawkins his heirs and Assigns that the said Cornelius
      Thompson his heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns the aforesaid Lands and premisses
      before by these presents Bargained and sold with the Appurtenances and every part and
      parcels thereof shall and will from Time to Time and at all Times forever hereafter
      warrant and defend of from and against all and all manner of person or persons whatsoever
      Claiming or to Claim any Right Title or Interest therein or thereto unto him the said John
      Hawkins his heirs and Assigns for ever And Lastly that the said Cornelius Thompson
      shall and will at any Time hereafter make do Acknowledge and Execute or cause to be
      made done acknowledged and executed any further or other Act or Acts Thing or Things Conveyances
      or Assureances in the Law whatsoever at the reasonable Request Cost and Charges
      of him the said John Hawkins his heirs Executors Administrators or Assigns such as he the
      said John Hawkins his heirs or Assigns or his or their Counsel Learned in the Law shall
      reasonably Advise Devise or Require for the further better and more perfect sure making
      and Conveying the hereby before granted and Bargained premisses with the Appurtenances
      and every parte and parcels thereof unto him the said John Hawkins his Heirs and Assigns for
      ever In Witness whereof the said Cornelius Thompson hath hereunto sett his Hand
      Affixed his Seal the Day and Year first above written
      Sign'd Seald & Deliver'd in the presence of Cornelius Thompson (seal)
      Charles Jones Josi Beall

      Frederick County fs.t March 1.st 1768 Received of John Hawkins three hundred
      and fifty pounds Current Money of Maryland it being the Consideration Money within
      mentioned Cornelius Thompson
      Witness Charles Jones Josi Beall

      Frederick County fs.t March 1.st 1768 Corn.s Thompson came before us two of his Lordships
      Justices of the peace for the County aforesaid and acknowledged the within Deed
      to be his Act and Deed and the Land and premisses therein mentioned with the Appurtenances
      thereto belonging to be the right and Estate of the within Named John Hawkins his
      heirs and Assigns forever according to the Direction of an Act of Assembly in such
      Cases made and Provided Charles Jones Josi Beall

      Reced of John Hawkins the sum of nine shillings and seven pence half penny
      Sterling being the Alienation Fine on the within Land by virtue of a Commission
      from the Lord Proprietary for his use
      April 7.th 1768 Bennet Allen
      Recorded the 7.th Day of April 1768