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

James 'Thelaball' Theobald

Male 1625 - 1693  (68 years)


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  • Name James 'Thelaball' Theobald 
    Born 1625  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1693  Lynhaven, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I060470  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Maryland Theobald 
    Family ID F05873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Mason,   b. Bef 1622, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1704, Lynhaven, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1645  Elizabeth City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Theobald
     2. Francis Theobald,   b. Abt 1650, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1703/04, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     3. Mary Theobald,   b. 1665, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1714, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Elizabeth Theobald,   b. Bef 1667, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F29295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • sept. 15. 1693 james thilaball Norfolk LNCW145
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      Will probated at Lynhaven, Princess Anne, VA
      From Abstract of Norfolk County Wills, p. 145:
      "James Thilaball of Eliz. River parish in the County of Lower Norfolk, Gent.
      Book 5 F. 208
      dated 3 Aprill 1692
      proved 15 Sep 1693, by Coll. Lemuell Mason & Mr. Thomas Mason.
      . . . well stricken in yeares . . .
      . . . buried in Christian manor . . .
      . . . unto my loving Son ffranncis Thelaball One hundred Acres of land, more or less, lying neare the plantation, formerly belonging to Wm. Doughan Decd, which Sd. Land I formerly designed to give unto my Son Lemuel Now Decd., and Now the above Said ffrancis and his heires forever . . . one Negro woman . . . one Negro boy . . . a high bed steed & a feather bed . . . with Green Curtains & Dallians, wth Silk fring and a Greene Woosted Rugg . . . a Hamaker . . . another feather bed and boulster which Comonly Lyeth on the Trundle bed steed wth a White Rugg and long table wth fforne to itt & a Joyners Cubbard & a Chaire of Joyners Worke . . . a great Copper kettle & two pott Racks . . . One Iron Spitt, and Smale pr. of Andjrons, & a paire of Helleards and a paire of Brass Skales wth fower pnds of brass weights & a Silver porringer & two Silver Spoons mark I T E & three pewter Dishes & a pewter bason, the aforesd goods bequeathed to my Said Sonn ffrancis are not to bee Delivered him, until after the Decease of my wife Elizabeth without her Consent and likeing.
      I give & bequeath unto my loving Son James Thelaball a Negro girle . . . one feather bed and boulster, and a paire of Sheets, wch Comonly Lyeth in the Shedd at the End of the Dwelling house, & a blew Woosted Rugg, & a flock bedd, One Silver Salt cellar, two Silver spoons marked I T E & One brass Morter & Pestle & one peuter flaggon, & one Copper Still & One large Chest wth a double Locke & One toole Chest and all the tooles therein, & One pr. of great Andjrons & One Iron Spitt & One Anvill . . . Not to bee Delivered, untill after the Decease of my Wife Elizabeth, wthout her Consent and likeing . . .
      Unto my loving Daughter Margaret Langley three Silver spoons, and One Silver wrought wine Cupp, & One Small Copper kettle & one Smale pewter Still, and a brass warming pann . . .
      . . . unto my Loving Daughter Elizabeth Langeley, one Negro girle . . .three Silver Spoons & One Smooth Silver wine Cupp & one Smale Copper kettle . . .
      . . . unto my loving Daughter Mary Chichester, One Silver beere bole, One Silver Dram Cupp, One Smale Silver Spoone, One Couch with feather bed and pillow in it & a Rugg . . .
      . . . unto my loving cosen Wm. Porten all my ffrench books . . .
      . . .my Said wife Elizabeth my whole & sole Executor . . .
      witnesses: Lemuel Mason
      Thomas Mason
      Mary Mason
      James Thelaball & Seale.
      From "The Ivy Family 1635 - 1984 in Virginia, Georgia, and Mississippi,by Robert Adams Ivy.
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      Lower Norfolk County Records, Wills and Deeds C, 15th December 1651 - Beverly Fleet.

      p.1. Recorded 15 Jan. 1651/2. Dated 7 Nov. 1648. Agreement betw Alice Mason, widow and relict of Mr. Francis Mason, decd and Mr. Lemuell Mason of the one part sd Mr. James Thelaball of the other part. (1) "That the said Lemuel Mason shall uppon demand give and assure unto the said Mr Thelaball the Lands called the Mayne right against Hogg Island beinge about Two hundred acres, which the one halfe of the said Hogg 'land, which Hogg Hand is to be devided by fower men to be indifferently chosen, or by the said Lemuell and James, one of them to make the devision, and thether to choose as they shall best agree". (2) Alice and Lemuell to give James "two thousand foote of sawen planke". (3) Alice and Lemuell to give James "as much glasse and leade, as to make fower such glasse windowes as are in the now dwelling house wherein they remayne". (4) "That the said Alice and Lemuel" shall uppon demand give and Deliver unto the said James Six silver spoones". Signed Alice Mason, Lemuell Mason, James Thelaball. Wit: Tho: Lambert, Rich: Conquest, John Sibsey, Math: Phillippes.

      p.33. Lower Norfolk. A Court 17 January 1652/3. Present: Collo Francis Yardley, Mr Lemuell Mason, Leift: Coll: Cornelius Loyd, Mr Francis Emperor, Major Thomas Lambert, Mr Thomas Bridge, Leift: Coll: John Sidney, Mr Thomas Goodrich, Comirs.

      p.34. In dif betw Tho Ward and James Thelaball, order that Thelaball hold and enjoy that Neck of Land he has now seated, which is a part of lease land lying in Woolves Neck formerly demised unto Thos Ward by Leift Coll Cornelius Loyd as agent for the orphan of Henery Hawkins. Thelaball to pay 700 lb tobo to Ward.

      p.65. A Court held 15 December 1653. Present: Leift Coll Cornelius Loyd, Mr Wm Moseley, Major Tho. Lambert, Mr Francis Emperor, Leift: Coll: John Sidney, Mr Tho: Bridge, Mr Lemuel Mason, Mr Tho: Goodrich, Com'rs.

      p.65. Attachmt for 350 lb tobo to Lemuel Mason as assignee of James Thelaball agst the estate of Tho Morgan.

      p.78. Rec 22 March 1653/4. Receipt. Dated 25 August 1653. "Received by me Stephen Hamlin from James Thelaball for the use of Lemuell Mason" 1000 lb tobo in full of all a/cs between Capt Abraham Reade and said Mason. Signed Stephen Hamlin. Wit: Thomas Pirson
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=345&last=&g_p=P2&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Thelaball, James.
      Publication 15 October 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Lower Norfolk County.
      Description: 380 acres adjoining to a place called Woolfs Neck Beg.g at Henry Hawkins’ easterly marked tree.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 345 (Reel 2).
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 2; Pg 220
      JAMES THELABALL, 380 acs. in Linhaven Parish, Low. Norf. Co., 15 Oct. 1651, p. 345. Adj. to a place called Woolfs Neck, beg. at Henry Hawkins his Easterly Marked tree, etc., W. S. W. &c. Trans. 8 pers: John Aris, Robert Winter, Willm. Armiger, Alexander Masse, Barah Pincher, John Glover, Ann Neale, John Melleger, Antho. Wilkinson, Alex. Mause. Note: Two last due for.

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