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

Adam Thorowgood

Male Aft 1638 - 1686  (< 46 years)


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  • Name Adam Thorowgood  [1
    Born Aft 1638  Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1685/86  Lower Norfolk County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I017191  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Adam Thorowgood,   b. 1603, St. Botolph's, Grimstead, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1640, Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Sarah Offley,   b. 16 Apr 1609, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1657, Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1627  St. Benet's Church, London Englamd Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Yeardley,   b. Abt 1639, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1685/86, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Bef 1659  Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Argall Thorowgood,   b. 1659, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1700, Princess Anne County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     2. John Thorowgood,   b. 1661, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1701/02, Princess Anne County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Adam Thorowgood,   b. 1662, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Apr 1709, Princess Anne County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years)
     4. Francis Thorowgood,   b. 1665, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1716, Bath County, North Carolina - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Robert Thorowgood,   b. 1669, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1702/03, Princess Anne County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     6. Rose Thorowgood,   b. 1672, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1709, Princess Anne County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F10979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • FEB. 1. 1685 Adam thorogood Norfolk LNCW96
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      Children
      Argoll THOROWGOOD b: ABT 1656
      John THOROWGOOD b: ABT 1661
      Adam THOROWGOOD b: ABT 1663
      Robert THOROWGOOD b: ABT 1669
      Francis THOROWGOOD b: ABT 1665 in Norfolk, Virginia
      Rose THOROWGOOD b: 1672


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      James Hughes 2005-06-21 20:50:28
      Early Virginia Immigrants Page 218
      Marshall, Thos., 1635, by Capt. Adam Thoroughgood, ____ Co.

      Throwgood, Capt. The mate of his ship, Tho Wills, in dif with Rev. Jno Rosier. 6 June 1655. p 196

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, 1652-1655
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., County, 1961, 113 pgs
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.nyvagenealogy.homestead.com/VD1680.html
      URL title: Virginia Death Records Jan 1 1680 to Dec 31 1689
      Note:
      FEB. 1. 1685/6 Adam thorogood Norfolk LNCW96
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      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=347&last=&g_p=P7&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Lake, Joseph.
      Publication 20 November 1683.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Lower Norfolk County.
      Description: 159 acres in the parish of Lynhaven. Beg.g &c. at the head of the Reedy Branch and run.g on the marked trees of Lt. Colo. Adam Thorowgocd.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 7, 1679-1689 (v.1 & 2 p.1-719), p. 347 (Reel 7)
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      http://www.esva dot net/ghotes/thorowgd/d0/i0011716.htm#i11716

      Adam Thorowgood (II)(Lt. Col.) (Adam2, William1) was born after 1638. Adam died about 1685.

      He married Frances Yeardley. Frances was the daughter of Argol Yeardley(Col.) and Frances Knight.

      He made a will in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia, October 31, 1679. Adam's will was probated in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia, February 1, 1685. He chose Simon Overzee as his guardian in 1657. In 1642 and 1643, tracts of 400 acres and 5,350 acres, formerly patented by his father, were regranted to Adam as "son & heir of Capt. Adam Thorrowgood." He was Lt. Colonel of the Militia, Burgess for Lower Norfolk County 1664-1670, and Justice and Sheriff in 1669. He named his wife and children in his will and that his "executrix cause my body to bee interred in the Church of Linhaven in the grave of my father and that shee cause a tombstone of marble to be sent for with the Coate Armes of Sir George Yeardley and myselfe and the same inscription as upon the broaken tomb, and the same to be layd over my grave and the other over the grave of my mother." (Purse & Person, p. 611)

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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 110
      CAPT. ADAM THORROGOOD, 400 acs., June 8, 1639, page 654. At the head of Samuel Bennett's Cr., W. towards a great reedy Sw., N. upon land of John Langfeild, E. upon sd. Creek which runs out of Chisopeake alt. Lynhaven. Due for trans. of 8 pers: * This patent renewed in the name of Adam Thorrogood, Jr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044738] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume III, Families R-Z.

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