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

Robert Thompson

Male 1691 - 1776  (83 years)


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  • Name Robert Thompson 
    Born 1691 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 25 Aug 1774 and 11 Dec 1776  Prince George's County, Maryland - Distribution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I112873  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Family ID F43393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes MNU Thompson,   b. 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary {Unproven} Thompson,   b. Bef 1732, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1758, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     2. Agnes Thompson,   b. 1743, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1797, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Robert Frazer Thompson,   b. 1757, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 35 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F27467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, St. John's and Prince George Parishes Maryland State Census 1776, pg 66
      Robert Thompson, 85: 19
      Agnes Thompson, 54: 33: 14: 12: 3
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      Robert Thompson 7.65 D PG 36.6.4 Dec 11 1776
      Distribution to: Agnes Thompson (administratrix), Mary Holly wife of Nathaniel Holly.
      Administratrix: Miss Agnes Thompson.
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      {mm: note that Robert received 1 shilling which usually means they are of age and have received property/land prior to the will. Therefore, I'm placing Robert Jr. here b. 1691

      In the name of God Amen I Robert Tompson of Calvert County planter being sick and weak of body but of mind and Memory Sound and perfect thanks be to God therefore do make & ordain this my Last Will and Testament first of all I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it hopeing through the meritts of my Redeemer Jesus Christ to Receive a full and free pardon and Remission of all my Sins and my Body to the Ground there to be deseently Entred [interred] at the descretion of my Exors. hereafter named hopeing to Receive the Same at the Resurrection of the dead;
      first of all I will that all my just debts be paid also I will that the Child my wife now Goes with shall have a Young heifer of two yeares that is to be given her or him when he or [she] shall Come to the age of two year old .
      To my son George and my Son James Each of them a Cow & Calf to be Given to them when they Come to the age of Twenty one years
      to my Son Robt. Thompson I Bequeath one Shilling Sterling
      To my Loveing wife Margaret I do Give and bequeath all and Singular therein of my Goods and Chattells Constituting and appointing her to be the hole Executrix of this my Last will and Testament
      Wittness my hand & Seale this 17 day of Febry Anno Domini 1720 Robert (R his mark) Tompson
      In the presence of Thomas (X his mark) Edmunds, Iano (X his mark) Vance, James Nelson
      On the back of afsd. will was thus Endorsed on the 22nd March 1710 Came before me R Dallam Depty Comry of Calvert County Thomas Edmonds one of the Evidences to the within will and made oath on the holy Evangelists that he did See the within named Robert Thompson Signe Seale and deliver the within Instrument in Wrighting as his Last Will and Testament and that he was of Sound and perfect mind and memory at the doing thereof Jud[ice] Coram me Richd. Dallam Depty Comry Calvert County
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      Robert Tomson 32B.83 I CA 9.4.9 Mar 26 1711
      Appraisers: Thomas Edman, Thomas Tucker,
      Creditors & next of kin: Robert Thomson, Jr., Roger Boyce.
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      Charles County Court Records, June Court 1736 Court, Liber T#2, Page 196
      Pursuant to the order of last Mar Court, Commission issued to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land lying in CC called Delradie, in possession of William McPherson. The Commissioners appointed (not being related to the Petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land) are Thomas Stone, Saml Hanson Jr, William Theobalds, and John Pain. And now here, Thomas Stone, Saml Hanson Jr, and William Theobalds, certify that they executed the within Commission and took several depositions. Signed Apr 20, 1736 - Thomas Stone, Sam: Hanson Jr, Will:m Theobalds. CC,
      Apr 20, 1736. The deposition of Daniel Stuart of CC, aged about 58, who declares that about 8-9 years ago, he was present at a survey made (by Colo Robt: Hanson, then Surveyor of CC) on a tract of land called Delradie, for Wm: McPherson, at which time, this deponent, at the request of the sd McPherson, bounded a red oak standing on the south side of a Stony Hill, which he understood to stand in the NW line of a tract of land called Bryerwood, belonging to Thos: Mudd, which tree was bounded for the beginning tree of sd land called Delradie. Signed - Daniel (X his mark) Stuart.
      CC, Apr 20, 1736. The deposition of Robert Thompson, aged about 36 years, who declares that he was present at the survey afd, and was one of the chain carriers and saw Daniel Stuart bound the tree afd for the beginning of Delradie. Signed - Robert (R his mark) Thompson.CC, Apr 20, 1736. The deposition of Collin Morrison, aged about 50, who declares that he was present at the survey afd and was one of the chain carriers and saw Danl Stuart bound the tree afd for the beginning of Delradie. Signed - Collen (< his mark) Morrison.
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      Prince George's Land Records 1739-1743 - Liber Y - Page 413.
      Lease. Oct 9, 1741 from Edward Edelin of PG, Gentleman, to Robert Thomson (Thompson) of Charles County, the lease of a parcel of land belonging to me, being part of Calvert Manor, lying on Ackakick Branch, containing and laid out for about 170 acres. To have and to hold, from today and for the time that sd Edward Edelin shall enjoy sd parcel of land afd, unto sd Thomson, paying yearly to sd Edelin, the rent of 1200 lbs of good tobacco upon the plantation afd, on each Apr 10. If the rent is more than 30 days in arrears, Thomson can be expelled. Thomson will keep the houses and fences in good repair. Signed - Edward Edelen, Robert Thomson. Wit Thos Marshall*, Tho Owen*, Thos Bates. Recorded Nov 27, 1741.
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1759-1763; Liber RR {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 223. At the request of Elizabeth Thompson the following Deed of Gift was recorded June 23, 1762
      I Robert Thompson in consideration of 5 pounds sterling money of Great Britain and also for the love goodwill and affection which I have and do bear unto my granddaughter Elizabeth Thompson, spinster have given granted and by these presents Negro boy Sam. Provided nevertheless that in case the said Elizabeth Thompson shall die without heir then Negro Sam to be the right and property of my daughter Agnes Frazier's son James Frazier. Signed Robert Thompson in the presence of Priscilla Beane, Mary Standrige, Peter Robinson
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1772-1774; Liber BB 3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 500. At the request of Agnes Thompson the following Deed was recorded August 25, 1774
      I Robert Thompson in consideration of my daughter Agnes Thompson paying the half of my just debts and paying me the sum of 7 pounds 10 shillings a year during my life and finding me necessary accomodations washing and lodging have sold the following Negroes; Jacob, Nan, Nacy, Isaac, Nell, Bess, Ned, Floro and Jolley and also the half of my household furniture. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this August 18, 1774, Robert Thompson in the presence of Joshua Beall, Samuel Collard
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      Contributed by Ralph D. Smith
      Oct. 14, 1777 - Prince George's County, Md. Orphan's Court. Agnes Thompson, administratrix of Robert Thompson, late of said County, deceased, gives security for the balance of said deceased's estate; Matthew Wigfield is approved of by the Court, Bond taken .... Agnes Thompson and Matthew Wigfield of Prince George's County are bound unto Mary Holley in the sum of 18/3/2 to be paid to the said Mary Holley.
      The condition of this obligation is that, Whereas the Commissary General has transmitted to the Justices of the Orphan's Court of Prince George's County the balance remaining due on the estate of Robert Thompson, late of said county, deceased, which appeared to be 18/3/2, if therefore the above bound Agnes Thompson shall well and truly pay unto Mary the wife of Nathaniel Holley her respective part of the said deceased's estate then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force. Signed Agnes Thompson ("A" her mark), Matthew Wigfield.
      Source: Prince George's County, Md. Orphans Court Proceedings, 1777-1790, p. 2. (MSA Microfilm Roll CR 34,667, part 2)

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