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

Thomas Lunsford

Male 1610 - 1653  (43 years)


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  • Name Thomas Lunsford 
    Born 1610  Wilegh Hall, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1653  Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023534  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Family 1 Female Hudson,   d. 28 Nov 1638, East Hoathley, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1638  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F14285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Katherine Neville,   d. 1649, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1639  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F14286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Wormley,   b. Abt 1614,   d. Between 1658 and 1682, Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1657  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Lunsford,   b. 1652, Richneck, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1685, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F14287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://www.rootsweb.com/~vadinwid/lunsford/patents/thomas.htm

      To all &c Whereas &c Now Know ye Now Know ye (sic), that I the Said Sr. William Berkeley &c give and grant unto Sr. Thomas Luntsford Knt. & barronett three thousand four hundred twenty three acres of Land, being upon a Bay on the South side of Rappa. begining at a marked tree of the Eastermost part of the Bay runing into the Woods two hundred fifty and Six poles East and by South upon the Bay side, South west and by west one hundred Poles South and by west two hundred poles South South west Eighty poles South west halfe a point Westerly two hundred and twenty poles, west South west halfe a point Southerly one hundred poles west by South one hundred and twelve poles to a Small Gutt west and by North halfe a Point westerly two hundred and four poles North west one hundred and twenty poles, North North west one hundred Eighty four poles North and by west one hundred Sixty four poles to a Marked Spanish oake ha_eing a Little Islans? lyeing of East and by North into the Woods from the Said oake west and by South three hundred and twenty poles and from thence for Latitude into the Woods pararell to the Courses on the Bay, the Said Land being due unto the Said Sr. Tho. Luntsford by and for the Transportation of Sixty & five persons into the Colony &c To have and to hold &c To be held &c Yeilding &c which payment is to be made Seven yeares after ye first grant or Seating thereof &c Dated ye 24th of October 1650.

      Sr. Thomas Luntsfor Knt. Barrt. Valentine Harvey William bellcy
      The Lady Luntsford Thomas Aludge Tho: Maidfone?
      Mrs. Elizabeth Luntsford Thomas Davis Yarmer Jones
      Mrs. Phillippa Luntsford Francis Roberts Mrs. Jones
      Mrs. Mary Luntsford Richd. Millard Jones his Child
      Wm. Luntsford Esqre. Richd. Greene Jones his Child
      Mr. Foster Isabell Maidhoue? Robert Hallowes
      Mr. Henry Buffkin John Butcher Wm. Griffeth
      Mr. Bird John Beech Wm. Copeland
      Mr. Cooke Nicholas Monlow Mary Copeland
      Mr. Warren John Madby James Wheafeby
      Mr. Cartwright Nicho: Church Old Buck
      Mr. David Phillips Antho: Griffeth Wm. Harpuy
      Mr. Wm. Caldwell Wm. Fletcher Christofer Godson
      Mrs. Petrie Richard Holdich Eliza. Scotchwoman
      Mrs. Anne Brewley Capanamyrcy Smith Martha
      Mr. Thomas Marshall John Williams Isaac Cavalier
      James Randall George Woodon Gregory
      Robert Beard Edmond Kawkes Dandall
      Edmond Roberts John Bardbury one Called Geo Indian
      William Rush Thomas Marloe
      Penellope Harry Thomas Hodskins
      Mrs. Maid Houes Child

      Virginia Patent Book 2, page 254, 255
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      http://www.rootsweb.com/~vadinwid/lunsford/lunsfd00.htm
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      Title Pettus, Thomas, Col.
      Publication 10 February 1652.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1000 acres northerly on Potomac Creek; easterly on the land of Sr. Thomas Lunsford.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 171 (Reel 2).
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      p.156.Richard Bennett, Esq., grants to "Coll Richard Lee Esqr" 300 acres in Lanc. upon S. side of Rapa. River, on Machepungo Creek, adj. land of Dame Eliz. Lunsford, for transp. of 6 persons into the colony.
      Dated 14th Nov. 1653.

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.provenlines.com/glhudson.html
      URL title: GLEANINGS: Surname of HUDSON
      Note: Page 108 of source Lineage from Saier de Quincy of the Magna Charta Sureties.
      Generation 18:
      Sir Thomas Lunsford (b. c1610; d. 1653, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia), of Lunsford and Wilegh and Virginia
      Parents:
      Father: Thomas Lunsford (b. c1586; bur. 4 November 1637)
      Mother: Katherine Fludd (bur. 19 May 1642), daughter of Sir Thomas Fludd of Milgate, Kent and sister of Robert Fludd, M.D. Christ Church, Oxon
      Grandparents:
      Grandfather: Sir John Lunsford (b. c1651; bur. 5 May 1618)
      Grandmother: Anne Horsham (bap. 2 March 1557; md 2 September 1577; bur. 10 September 1612), daughter of John Apsley of Thaneham
      Spouse/Children:
      Sir Thomas Lunsford md 1) a HUDSON who was buried at East Hoathley on 28 November 1638; md 2) Katherine Neville who died in VA in 1649, daughter of Sir Henry Neville of Billingbear, Berks; md 3) Elizabeth Wormeley. No children mentioned from first wife.
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      p. 189. Francis Benton of the County of Upper Norfolk, planter, in consideration of L 400 sterl., pd by Lt. Coll. Anthony Elliott, sells 1250 acres of land in Papa. River, "which land was granted to my Father John Benton by patent dated October 13 1642 & descended unto me Francis Benton as lawful heir of the sd John Benton and recovered from the Lady
      Elizabeth Lunsford who was unlawfully possessed thereof by my Mother and guardian Joane Reading by order of Court dated November 1st 1650. Dated 4th October 1658.
      signed Franc Benton
      Wit.
      Roger Greene
      Tho Morrys
      recognit 25 May 1659 rec 1 July 1659.
      memo. That Livery & seizen was given by Francis Benton, etc., Dated 6th October 1658.
      Wit.
      Roger Greene
      Ch Hill
      Robt Varr
      John RENNOLDS
      Tho Obrizell
      Recorded 1st July 1659.

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley, Lancaster County, record book no. 2,
      1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
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      Plantagenet Ancestry, Richardson, 2004, p. 481
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, pp 492; ROBERT LUNSFORD, of the parishe of Hollington Co. Sussex. Dated 13 Oct. 1611. Proved 24 Jan. 1611-12
      To the poor of the parish of Hollington, 10s.
      To ELIZABETH, my daughter, 100.
      To ANNE LUNSFORD, my daughter, fowerscore pounds to be paid at the age of eighteen yeares.
      To my daughter JOANE, fowerscore poundes, to be paid at like age.
      To my sonne, WILLIAM LUNSFORD, .100, to be paid at the age of one and twenty yeres. And my will is that WILLIAM BATHERST, of the Castle parishe shall have the bring inge of him upp.
      To my sonne ROBERT LUNSFORD and to his heires forever, the reversion of my landes called Channey after my father's decease, lyinge in the parishe of Saint Mihilles, Also two St. Clements in Hasting. Also one annunity of 3 out of the lands of JOHN YOUNGE, deceased, late of Tisherst called Qnedlye.
      To my sonne HARBERT LUNSFORD, my farm called Barely and Filsome, he payinge unto my wife ELIZABETH, 50s. a yeare.
      Residuary Legatee and Sole Executrix: ELIZABETH my wife.
      If my wife marrye after my decease she shall enter into sufficientbonds to WILLIAM WOOD of Crowherst, gent., for the payinge of my Childrens portions.
      WILLIAM GRENEFIELD, PHILLIP WILSONNE: Witnesses.
      Proved 24 Jan. 1611-12 by the Sole Executrix named.
      5 Finne.

      [The tesator was the same family as Sir Thomas Lunsford, of Wylie, Sussex, who came to Virginia, and who had a brother, Sir Herbert Lansford; but his name does not appear in the pedigree in Berry's Sussex Genealogies.]
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=171&last=&g_p=P3&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Pettus, Thomas, Col.
      Publication 10 February 1652.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1000 acres northerly on Potomac Creek; easterly on the land of Sr. Thomas Lunsford.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 171 (Reel 2).
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=371&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Pettus, Thomas, Col.
      Publication 15 March 1658.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 1000 acres abutting northerly upon Potomack Creek easterly upon the land of Sir Thos. Lunsford.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 371 (Reel 4).

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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 200
      SIR THOMAS LUNTSFORD, Knight & barronett, 3,423 acs. Lyeing upon a bay on S. side Rappa. Riv. 24 Oct. 1650, p. 254. Trans. of 65 pers: Sr. Thomas Luntsford, Knt., The Lady Luntsford, Mrs. Elizabeth Luntsford, Mrs. Phillippa Luntsford, Mrs. Mary Luntsford, Wm. Luntsford, Esqr., Mr. Foster, Mr. Henry Buffkin, Mr. Bird, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Warren, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. David Phillips, Mr. Wm. Caldwell, Mrs. Peirce, Mrs. Ann Bradley, Mr. Thomas Marshall, James Randall, Robert Beard, Edmond Roberts, William Rush, Thomas Aludge (or Alridge), Thomas Davis, Valentine Harvey, Francis Roberts, Richd. Millard, Richd. Greene, Isabel' Maidstone, John Butcher, John Beech, Nicholas Menloe, John Madby, Nicho. Church, Antho. Griffeth, Wm. Fletcher, Richard Holdich, Cassaiainrus (?) Smith, John Williams, George Weedon, Edmond Hawkes, John Bradbury, Thomas Menke, Thomas Hodskins, William Velley, Tho. Maidstone, Yarmer Jones, Mrs. Jones, Jones his child, Jones his child, Robert Hallowes, Wm. Griffeth, Wm. Copeland, Mary Copeland, James Wheafeby, Old Buck, Wm. Harpay (?), Christofer Godson, Eliza. Scotchwoman, Martha, Isaac Cavalier, Gregory, Dandall, our (or one) Called the Indian, Penellope Harris, Mrs. Maidstones Child.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 332
      DAME ELIZABETH LUNSFORD, 500 acs. 3 June 1656, p. 36, (56). On S. side of Rappa. Riv., adj. land of John Benton, on Wwd. side of Matchepungoe Cr., & near Col. Lees plantation. The sd. land by Lady Lunsford called Brandon. Granted unto her by patent dated 6 June 1654 & due by assignment from Samuell Abbot, who patented same 22 Dec. 1642.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 377
      WM. HEABERD & JOHN HEABEARD, 300 acs. Westmoreland Co., 4 Oct. 1658, p. 219, (316). Bet. 2 branches of Paspetanzcy Cr., one extending S.S.E., dividing this & land of Mr. Gerrard Fowke; the other branch dividing this & land of Sir Thomas Lunsford. Trans. of 6 pers: Ann Browne, Edward Browne, Rachel) Willis, Thomas Jones, Lafaland Boland, Jno. Haies.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 389
      COL. THOMAS PETTUS, 1000 acs. Westmoreland Co., 15 Mar. 1658, p. 270, (371). Nly. upon Patomeck Cr., Ely. upon land of Sir Thomas Lunsford. Granted 10 Feb. 1652 & renewed for trans. of 20 pers: Jeninge Clauson, John Wyatt, John Hartwell, Nicholas Bond, Elizabeth Willett, Marg. Denby, Georg Huttons, Joseph Castle, James Clerke, John Doe, John Ponder, John Moodall, James Moore, Wm. Lenox, Andrew Marshall, Wm. Read, Robert Duckett, David Suddon, John Consider, Jellian Crone (or Crons).

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