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

Alexander Thompson

Male Abt 1662 - Aft 1719  (~ 58 years)

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  • Name Alexander Thompson 
    Born Abt 1662 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1719  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022789  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Northern Neck Virginia Thompson 
    Family ID F02946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Sherwood,   b. 1662, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1749, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Bef 25 Jul 1705  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F03803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Robert is probably the grandfather of Alexander. Temp placeholder until proofed

      Westmoreland Co. Va Order Book 1698-1705 by John Frederick Dorman
      page 268a - [31 May 1704]
      It is ordered that Alexander Thompson and Martha his wife, relict of Tho. Marshall do return a true inventory of the estate of Thomas Marshall. It is also ordered that Michll. Halbert, Joseph Hemmings, Anthonhy Rawlins and Richard Rawlins appraize the estate.
      Westmoreland Co. Va Order Book 1705-1721 by John Frederick Dorman
      page 349 - [26 June 1718]
      Wm Marshall vs Alexander Thompson. Chancery. The defendent not answering a summons. an attachment is granted against him.
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1718-1721; pg 71
      Westmoreland County Court 26th November 1719.
      In the difference brought in Chancery before this Count by WILLIAM MARSHALL son of THOMAS MARSHALL, decd. against ALEX. THOMPSON who intermarried with MARTHA the Exorx. of the said THOMAS MARSHALL. Upon hearing the Bill replyacon answer and replycacon &c. and mature consideration thereon had together with the arguments of both parties Attorneys It is considered by the Court and accordingly decreed that the aforesaid WILLIAM MARSHALL shall have and receive from the aforesaid ALEX THOMPSON one child's part of the personal Estate of the said THOMAS MARSHALL and moreover It is decreed and ordered that the said THOMPSON do deliver to the complainant aforesaid all and singular the land Deeds Writeings and Evidences that in any manner or sort do or may relate to the title of the land devised to the said WILLIAM by his aforesaid father and that the said THOMPSON pay costs.
      Westmoreland Co. Va Order Book 1705-1721 by John Frederick Dorman
      page 299a - [26 Sept 1716]
      Judgement is granted Alexr Parker against Simon Lutterill for 1.3.11 sterling due by account. Ordered he pay the same with costs.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://pages.prodigy dot net/procyon/swepson/earlygrn.htm
      URL title: GREENING -( And Variants)
      Westmoreland County, Virginia deeds

      DB 5, p 304-305- July 25, 1714-Westmoreland Co- To all Christian People, to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye that I, Robert Frank, Senr, of the County of Westmoreland, of Washington Parish, Have in consideration of the natural love and affection which I beare to my son Robert Frank Junr, Give, Grant, Devise, and impress a certain messuage of land containing one hundred acres whereon he now lives, the said land to have and to hold to him and his heirs forever, with all privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging as houses orchards gardens and all other liberties and privileges thereunto belonging to the said hundred acres of land in manner and form aforesaid whereby I do acquitt and release all my right title and interest of the said land from me my heirs, Exrs, and assigns unto my son Robert Frank to him his heirs, or assigns, quietly to occupy and enjoy without any trouble or molestation for by or under me. In witness , I sett to my hand and seale! this 25th day of July, 1714. Sealed and Delivered in the presence of Alexander Thompson, Joseph Hemmings Signed: Robert (His Mark) Frank (Seal) Westmoreland County-At a Court held for the said County the 28th day of July, 1714, Joseph Hemmings, by virtue of a power from Robert Frank acknowledged the above written instrument to be his proper act and deed to be and more to the uses in the same contained which on motion of Robert Frank Junr. is admitted to record. Test: Thos. Sorrell, DCC, Recorded Aug 1st, 1714.
      P. R. O. Colonial Entry Book No. S3; Talbot County, Maryland; Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
      Volume 2, Page 230-231
      To Alexander Thompson 01337
      To Thomas Newton 0500
      3 Nov 1708-6 Jul 1709 Richmond Co, Virginia
      Wills, f131r.
      Will of Abraham MARSHALL, blacksmith.
      Wife Thomasin use of plant. and lands in North Farnham Parish, after her death to daughter Mary CAMPBELL, if she has no heirs, to brother John MARSHALL of Bradfield in Berkshire in the Kingdom of England, and if he has no heirs to go to John DURHAM (son of Thomas DURHAM) of North Farnham Parish; son in law Alexander CAMBELL;
      exec: wife;
      wits: Thomas MORGAN, Alexander THOMPSON, [Mil.] WALTERS.

      1707-1708 Richmond Co VA Order Book 4; Antient Press: (Page 342)
      Richmond County Court 7th of April 1708
      - In an Ejectione Firma depending in this Court betweene WILLIAM HAMITT Plt., and JOHN WASHINGTON, admitted Defendt., in the roome and stead of THOMAS TIBBETT for fifty pounds Sterling damage by meanes of the Defendt.'s ousting Plt. from one messuage, one garden, one Orchard, four hundred acres of Marsh, five hundred acres of Pasture, five hundred acres of woodland, one Barne, one tobbo. house one dwelling house with the appurtenances scituate lying and being in Parish of St. Maryes and County of Richmond now or late in the possession of ALEXR. THOMPSON wch: FRANCIS THORNTON demised to WILLIAM HAMMITT for a terme of yeares not yett expired, Defendt. pleading Not Guilty for tryall putt himselfe upon the Country, and Plt. likewise, and a Jury being impannelled and sworne att last Court to try the issue joyned, by name
      an especial] Verdict being then agreed on between the parties in the suite, and the Jury being returned brought in, Wee find that Colo. JNO: WASHINGTON being seized in fee of fourteene hundred acres of land in RAPPAHANNOCK County, since Richmond, whereof the land in dispute is part, who by his Last Will and Testament in Writeing gave the same to ANNE his Daughter, in fee, who intermarryed with FRANCIS WRIGHT, Gent., by whome he had issue JOHN, and we find that FRANCIS WRIGHT did by Deed duely executed convey unto LAWRENCE WASHINGTON two hundred acres thereof, being the land in dispute, to him and his heirs. Now here we pray the advice of the Court, that if said WASHINGTON and his heires may hold the Estate by virtue of the Deed dureing the life of said FRANCIS, then we find for the Defendt., else for the Plt. one shilling damage, which being read and heard, together with the severall arguments pleaded and insisted upon, as well by Plt. as by Defendt. in this behalfe the Court upon consideration of the whole matter are of Judgment that FRANCIS WRIGHT named in the Verdict by his Deed in fee made to LAWRENCE WASHINGTON hath forfeited his Estate (as Tenant by the Courtesie) in two hundred acres of land and that LAWRENCE WASHINGTON cannot hold the said Estate by virtue of said Deed dureing the life of said FRANCIS, and do therefore confirme the Verdict and do thereupon order and adjudge that LAWRENCE WASHINGTON do pay unto WILLIAM HAMMETT the summe of one shilling damage together with costs of suite als exo and that WILLIAM HAMMETT have his terme yett to come and unexpired and that her Majties Writt of habere facias possessionem do issue directed to the Sheriff requireing and comanding him to putt WILLIAM HAMITT into the quiet and peaceable possession of the land

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