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

Thomas Fox

Male 1711 - 1792  (81 years)


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  • Name Thomas Fox 
    Born 1711  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1792  Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029651  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father Thomas Fox,   b. 1686, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1713, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Mother Mary Tunstall,   b. Abt 1692, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1708  King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Philadelphia Claiborne,   b. Bef 1732, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1765, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1748  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Fox,   b. 1748, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1821, Hanover County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Thomas Fox,   b. Abt 1750, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1818, Shenandoah County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     3. William Fox,   b. Abt 1752, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1795, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     4. Anne Fox,   b. 1754, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1821, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Joseph Fox,   b. Abt 1756, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1821, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     6. Philadelphia Fox,   b. Bef 1758, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     7. Molly Fox,   b. Abt 1760, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elizabeth Fox,   b. Abt 1762, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1796, Fredericksburg, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Philadelphia Herndon,   b. 1745, Drysdale Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1816, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1765  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Barbara Tunstall Fox,   b. Feb 1766, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     2. Mary Fox,   b. Abt 1768, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. John Fox,   b. Abt 1770, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, Oak Hill, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     4. Stephen Fox,   b. Abt 1774, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1843, Mecklenburg County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Edmund Herndon Fox,   b. Abt 1778, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1822, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     6. James Herndon Fox,   b. 1780, Tubal, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1817, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F45618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Father: Thomas Fox b: 1686 in New Kent, King & Queen Co. VA
      Mother: Mary Tunstall b: ABT 1690 in New Kent, King & Queen Co. VA
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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      FOX, THOMAS, Spotsylvania Co. Not dated, no date of Probate or Bond indexed. Wit. Charles Pilcher, William Riaden, Charles Oliver. Ex. wife, Col. Joseph Brock, Nathaniel Fox, Thomas Fox, William B. Wallace. Leg. on the 27th of Jan. 1765, I conveyed my estate to Oliver Towles, in trust for certain uses therein mentioned, every part and clause of them to be now null and void. My land in King William Co. called "Fox's Ferry" for which there is a suit now pending between Frazer and myself, should, if recovered of the said Frazer, that the money due for the said land be applied in the first place to discharge a debt I owe William Reid, and the balance divided between my sons Nathaniel and Thomas. Executors to sell 73 acres of land I bought of Nathaniel Fox and money arising therefrom to be divided between my sons Stephen, Edmund and James; son Joseph 200 acres, part of the land called "Seaton's" in case of his death without issue then to my son Stephen; son John 200 acres of same tract; son William remainder of said tract; my wife during her natural life, my lease lands, etc; sons Nathaniel, Thomas, William and Joseph, and in the case of the death of my son Joseph without issue, to the children of John Wiglesworth and Philadelphia his wife; daughter Betty and her children; daughter Philadelphia and her children; grandson Thomas Frazer; daughter Anne and her children; wife Philadelphia, negroes, etc. and after her death to be divided among my children John, Stephen, Edmund, James, Barbary and Molly. Balance of estate to be kept together for support of my wife and youngest children John, Stephen, Edmund, James, Barbary and Molly; daughter Anne Chew; mentions Molly Allen, daughter of Elizabeth Allen. (Page 1186)
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier]; Page 287
      Jany. 27, 1765. Thomas Fox, of St. Geo Par., Spts. County, to Oliver Towles, Junr., attorney-at-law, of same Par. and Co. In trust. "For the natural love and affection which he hath and beareth to Nathaniel, Thomas, Junr., Wm., and Joseph Fox, and Philadelphia, Ann, and Polly Fox, sons and daughters of the sd. Thomas Fox," etc. All sd. Fox's land in King Wm. Co. being 500 a. on Mattapony; 672 a. in Spts. County, purchased of George Seaton; also 27 slaves, etc., etc. Witnesses, John Stewart, Francis Tyler, Jno. Battaley, Wm. Reid. March 5, 1765.
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      1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 22, 1770. Alexander Spotswood of Spts. Co. to Thomas Fox of sd. Co. Lease. 300 a. of land and the houses wherein Mr. Benger formerly lived, etc. 16 curr. yearly. Wm. Marshall, James Tutt, Benjamin Tutt. March 5, 1770.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 27, 1765. Thomas Fox, of St. Geo Par., Spts. Co., to Oliver Towles, Junr., attorney-at-law, of same Par, and Co. In trust. "For the natural love and affection which he hath and beareth to Nathaniel, Thomas, Junr., Wm., and Joseph Fox, and Philadelphia, Ann, and Polly Fox, sons and daughters of the sd. Thomas Fox," etc. All sd. Fox's land in King Wm. Co. being 500 a. on Mattapony; 672 a. in Spts. Co., purchased of George Seaton; also 27 slaves, etc., etc. Witnesses, John Stewart, Francis Tyler, Jno. Battaley, Wm. Reid. March 5, 1765.
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      1771-1774 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book H; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 27, 1772. John Campbell and Mary, his wife, and Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Thomas Fox of Spts. Co. Lease. Tuball Plantation, etc. "Sd. Thomas Fox, Joseph Fox, Betty Fox, Molly Fox," etc. 1000 lbs. tob. James Allan, Edwd. Vass, John Herndon, Ann Clark, Shad- rack Moore, Nathl. Fox, Thos. Rogers. Novr. 20, 1772.
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      1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Septr. 11, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Thomas Fox of Spts. Co. Lease. 284 a. "Barbara Fox, Lucy Fox, John Fox," etc. 1000 lbs. lob. Jas. Lewis, Benja, Burbridge, Alford Williams. Septr. 21, 1775.
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      1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Co. Lease. 230 a. "Thos. Fox, junr.; Wm. Fox, Nathl. Fox," etc. 1150 lbs. tob. Jas. Lewis, Benja. Burbridge, Alford Williams. Septr. 21, 1775.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes


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      Inventory
      Manne Page Jr. Papers, 1765-1869
      Folder 16
      11 August 1796 Bond Manne Page and Thomas Nelson to Thomas Fox, executor of William Marshall. PFWMI.

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