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

Thomas Sprigg

Male 1629 - 1704  (75 years)


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  • Name Thomas Sprigg 
    Born 1629  Kettering, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Dec 1704  Resurrection Manor, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I009754  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 

    Father William Sprigg,   b. Abt 1604, Kettering, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F06345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Graves,   b. 1622, Hungar's Parish, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 Jul 1668, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1650/51  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alice Sprigg,   b. 1650, Calvert County, Maryland - now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1712, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 61 years)
     2. Sarah Sprigg,   b. 1658, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1736, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Nathaniel Sprigg,   b. Bef 1664, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1684, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     4. Thomas Sprigg,   b. 1668, Calvert County, Maryland now Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1739, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F06344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Nuthall,   b. 1648, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1699, Northampton Manor, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1668  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Sprigg,   b. 1669, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1742, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Mary Sprigg,   b. 1673, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1693/94, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Martha Sprigg,   b. 1676, Northampton Manor, Calvert [Later Prince George’s] County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1742, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Anne Sprigg,   b. 1676, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1760, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Elizabeth Sprigg,   b. Abt 1678, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1714, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F01334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Sprigg, Thomas, Sr.,Prince George's County, 9th May, 1704; 29th Dec., 1704.
      To son Thomas, ex., plantation and land of Northamton and Kellering, which have not been disposed of; also 1/3 of patent 500 A. in manor of Colington.
      To dau. Martha Prather and hrs., 1/3 of residue of 500 A. lying near Jonathan Prather's.
      To dau. Oliver Nutthall, residue of afsd. patent lying near Jonathan Prather's.
      To Thomas Stockett, grandson Thomas Stockett, Oliver Stockett, and each of sd. Thos. Stockett's child.,
      To daus. Elizabeth Wade and her child., Anne Gittens and her child., Oliver Nutthall and her child., and Martha Prather and her child., personalty.
      To daus. afsd., residue of estate; division to be made by Sam'l Magruder, Sr., Edward Willett and John Smith at Mattapany.
      In event of death of son Thomas, sons-in-law ___ Wade, Phillip Gittens and Thomas Prather to assume executorship.
      Test: Thomas Lucas, Sr., Thomas Lucas, Jr., Dorothy Lucas. 3. 443.
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      Mr. Thomas Sprigg, Sr. 26,72 A £311,11.0 £8,6,8 Aug 5 1706
      Received from: Capt. John Hyde.
      Payments to: Margrett Kelleck, Robert Wheeler,
      Administrators; Mr, Robert Wade, Mr. Phillip Gettings, Thomas Prather.

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      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=nlndgrn&id=I1354 1

      American Thomas Sprigg was born between October and December of 1629 based on calculating the change in his age between two depositions in Maryland rather than in 1630 as had been thought.
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      James Hughes 2006-02-10 13:01:12
      Supplement to Early Settlers Query

      Sprigg, Catherine
      Qo:208 Film No.: SR 8198
      Transported by 1658 by Thomas Sprigg, her husband
      Transcript. Q:309 [SR 7345]
      MSA SC 4341-2874

      Sprigg, Thomas
      Qo:208 Film No.: SR 8198
      Uncle of Thomas Stone, by 1658 transported himself, Catherine, his wife, & Virlinda Roper, Edwd. Bushell, Nathaniel Sprigg, & Hugh Johnson
      Transcript. Q:309 [SR 7345]; 5:182 [SR 7347]
      MSA SC 4341-2873
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      Thomas Clarke 1.437 I #18905 Aug 12 1675 Sep 30 1675
      Servants mentioned: Mary Warde (aged 6).
      Appraisers; Thomas Sprigg, John Halles.
      List of debts: Richard Painter, Thomas Richards,
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      John Gent 36C.164 I PG £31.18.6 Feb 6 1715
      Appraisers: Charles Williams, John Green.
      Approvers: Thomas Sprigg.
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      Jenifer, Michael, St. Mary's County, 10th July, 1726; 2nd Sept., 1728
      To wife Mary, extx., 550 A, dwell. plan. [unnamed] bou. Of Col. Thomas Sprigg, and 190 A. [unnamed] bou. of William Hutchins, during life; at her decease to pass to son Michael Parker Jenifer and hrs.; he dying without issue, or during his minority, the same to pass to son Daniel and hrs.
      To son Michael afsd., personalty, some of which bou. of Mr. Low.
      To son Daniel and hrs., 202 A. "Turvey," where Christopher Orrell now lives, 350 A. "Forrest of Harvey" (both tracts bou. of Wm. Maria Farthing); and personalty, some of which bou. of Mrs. Osborn.
      To godsons George Read, Clark Read, John Mollone and Fran. Hutchins, personalty, to be applied toward education.
      Bro. Daniel to have charge of tuition of child. and of their estates, shd. wife refuse extx. Residue of estate to be divided as law directs; to be buried at the Chappell.
      Test: John Read, James Smith, Ignatius Fenwick. 19,488,
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      Thomas Shepard 19,139 1 PG £3,2.8 Mar 16 1698 Apr 6 1699
      Appraisers: Thomas Sprigg, William Affotts.
      List of debts: James Beale.
      Administrator: James Beale,
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      Coughing, Thomas, (nunc. ) 15th Aug., 1662; 27th Oct., 1662.
      Character of estate not shown.
      Exs.: Matthew Stone, Thos. Sprigg, Thos. Trueman.
      Test: Wm. Calvert. 1. 161
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      Utie, George, Balto. County, 11th Sept., 1674; 24th Oct., 1678.
      To wife Susanna, estate, real and personal, during minority of child.
      To son George, plantation "Rumney."
      To 2 daus,. Mary Anne and Bethija and hrs., residue of estate equally.
      In event of death of any child or child., survivor or survivors to inherit deceased portion.
      Child. to be brought up Protestants.
      Overseer: Brother Nath. Utie.
      Test: Geo. Wells, Edward Allely.9. 60.
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      Mr. George Uty 6.65 I #51241 May 9 1679
      Appraisers: Miles Gibson, Edward Gunnell.
      List of debts: Col. George Wells, Jacob Jenifer, Thomas Sprigg, John Hyland, Michael Ind, Mr. Thomas Hedg, Edward Gunnell, Edward Williams, John Cogles, John Gunn, Dr. Ireland.
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      George Utye 10.170 A BA #51241 #38181 Oct 6 1688
      Payments to: Robert Carvile, James Mills, John Blomfeild.
      Legatees: wife (unnamed) of Anthony Drew, George Utye.
      Distribution to: executrix.
      Executrix: Susanna Richardson, wife of Mark Richardson.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Indenture, 24 March 1696
      From: MARY PATE of Anne Arundel County, widow
      To: SAMUEL MAGRUDER of P. G. County, planter Price: 38 pounds sterling and 12 shillings Property: A 192 acre tract called "Turkey Cock Branch" in P. G. Co. on the western branch of the Patuxent River; bounding on land of MERREN (also spelled MARREEN) DEVALL and CHARLES WILLIAMS; being part of a tract called "The Vale of Benjamin." Signature: MARY YATE
      Wit.: JOHN SPRIGG, ALLEXANDER MAGRUDER (mark), JOHN SUMMERS.
      Ackn'd: MARY PATE, 24 March 1696
      Recorded: 24 March 1696/7, Vol. A, p. 40
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 4 January 1699
      From: THOMAS SPRIGG SENR. of P. G. County, gent.
      To: THOMAS BROOKE of P. G. County, Esq.
      Price: 50 pounds sterling
      Property: A 50 acre part of the tract called "Northampton" in P. G. County, bounding on "Brookes Grove." Signature: THOMAS SPRIGG
      Wit.: WILLIAM WILLKISON, CHARLES COOKE
      Ackn'd: THOMAS SPRIGG SENR., 4 January 1699/1700 Recorded: (day & month unspecified) 1700, Vol. A, p. 207.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 March 1701
      From: JOHN NUTTWELL of St. Mary's County, planter; and wife ELINOR.
      To: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent.
      Price: 50 pounds sterling
      Property: A 250 acre part of the tract called "Three'Sisters" in P. G. Co. at the head of Western Branch; said tract having been bequeathed by THOMAS HILLARY, late of Calvert County, deceased, by will dated 2 February 1697, to said ELINOR who was then his wife.
      Signatures: JOHN NUTTWELL, JR., ELINOR NUTTWELL (her mark).
      Wit.: ROB'T BRADLEY, ROB'T WADE
      Ackn'd: JO'N NUTTWELL, and wife ELINOR, 26 March 1701.
      Recorded: 3 May 1701, Vol. A, p. 354
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 March 1701
      From: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. of P. G. County, gent.
      To: Maj. WALLTER SMITH of Calvert County, gent. Price: 61 pounds sterling
      Property: A 250 part of "Three Sisters" in P. G. Co. at the head of Western Branch; said land was formerly bequeathed by THOMAS HILLERY in his will dated 2 February 1697, to ELINOR his wife who, after his decease, married JOHN NUTTWELL; said tract was conveyed to said THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. by JOHN* NUTTWELL and wife ELINOR, 26 March 1701.
      Signature: THOMAS SPRIG
      Wit.: ROB'T BRADLY, ROB'R WADE
      Ackn'd: THOMAS SPRIGG, JR. and wife MARGRETT, 26 March 1701.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed of Gift, 16 March 1700
      From: THOMAS SPRIGG, SR. of P. G. County, gent.
      To: SARAH PEARCE, eldest daughter of THOMAS SPRIGG, SR.; and JOHN PEARCE, grandson of THOMAS SPRIGG, SR., and son of said SARAH, of P. G. County, planters
      Price: Love and affection
      Property: A 200 acre part of the 1000 acre tract called "Northampton" and the 325 acre tract called "Kettering" on the west side of the Western Branch of Patuxent River; said 200 acres lately being in the tenure of JOHN SPRIGG, deceased. "Northampton" was originally granted to THOMAS SPRIGG, SR., 1 March 1673 and "Kettering" was originally granted to him, 1 August 1686.
      SARAH PEARCE to have use of the land during her natural life, then to her son JOHN PEARCE and his wife, then to the heirs of said JOHN PEARCE, if none, then to SARAH BELL, wife of JAMES BELL and daughter of said SARAH PEARCE, then to heirs of SARAH BELL, if none, then to heirs of THOMAS SPRIGG. Signature: THOMAS SPRIGG
      Wit.: EDWARD WILLETT, SUSANNA JOYCE (mark) Ackn'd: THOMAS SPRIGG, SR., 16 March 1700
      Recorded: (no date specified), Vol. A, p. 361
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 26 April 1700
      From: ROBERT TYLER of P. G. County, gent.
      To: RICHARD ROBSON of P. G. County, planter Price: 7000 lbs. tobacco
      Property: A 103 acre part of "Darnalls Grosse" in
      P. G. Co. bounding on land of SAMUEL FARMER and ROBERT BRADLEY.
      Signature: ROBERT TYLER
      Wit.: THOMAS SPRIGG, RICH'D CLARKE
      Ackn'd: Mr. ROBERT TYLER and wife SUSANNA, 26 April 1701.
      Recorded: 11 July 1701, Vol. A, p. 393
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed, 13 August 1701
      From: MAREEN DUVALL of P. G. Co. and wife FFRANCIS
      To: JOHN BARRETT of P. G. County, gent.
      Price: Natural love and affection for their son, MAREEN.
      Property: Part of the 1000 acre tract called "Vale of Benjamin" whereon said MAREEN [father or son?] now liveth; conveyance conditional in that FFRANCIS and MAREEN the son shall hold, use, occupy, possess, and enjoy said property during their lives. Signatures: MAREEN DEVALL, FFRANCIS DEVALL Wit.: ROBERT TYLER, THOMAS SPRIGG
      Ackn'd: MAREEN DUVALL and wife FRANCIS (date of acknowledgement unspecified).
      Recorded: 15 August 1701, Vol. A, p. 398
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 55: Indenture, 13 Jul 1701
      From: Coll. Henry Darnall, agent for The Right Honorable Charles, Lord Barron of Baltimore
      To: Jonathan Simons, tailor of Prince George's County
      By document dated London, 28 Nov 1691, Col. Darnall was authorized to act in the manner he "shall think fit" regarding distribution of His Lordship's land in Prince George's County. This tract of land containing 200 acres lying in the Westerne Branch Manner; bounded by Thomas Spriggs; for the natural life of Jonathan Simons, his wife Elizabeth, and his son Joseph Simons for payment of 4L and annual rent of 20s and 2 capons to be paid at the feast of the Nativity; they shall plant 400 apple trees and maintain the orchard; at the end of the 3 lives the fences and enclosures shall be in repair and the land revert to the heirs of Lord Baltimore
      Signed: Henry Darnall
      Witnessed: Clement Hill, Jr. and Henry Darnall, Jr.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: THREE SISTERS, THE; Owner: Hillery, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Jan 11, 1683: Ref: Liber 22 f 20 : Map Location: T-08
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: NORTHAMPTON; Owner: Sprigg, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: May 26, 1673: Ref: Liber 17 f 455 : Map Location: U-10
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      Prince George's County, Maryland - Land Owners at Time PGCo Was Formed - 1696: Tract Name: KETTERING; Owner: Sprigg, Thomas: Orig County = V {Charles = C, Calvert = V}; Patent Date: Sep 15, 1688: Ref: Liber 22 f 179 : Map Location: U-10

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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Friendship, 1650 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Sprigg, Thomas 1663 Patent Record 5, p. 443 0 0 MSA S 1583-573

      Friendship, 1650 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Sprigg, Thomas 1663 Patent Record 5, p. 444 0 0 MSA S 1583-574

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