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

Thomas Gresham

Male Abt 1713 - Aft 1732  (~ 20 years)


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  • Name Thomas Gresham 
    Born Abt 1713  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1732  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I130068  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2021 

    Father Charles Gresham,   b. Abt 1682,   d. 21 Jun 1727, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Mary Dudley,   b. Abt 1686, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Family ID F50764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1722-1730 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds & Inventories, No. 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 207. Will of Charles Gresham of the Parish of St Ann's and County of Essex, being sick and weak in body dated 3 March 1725.
      Unto welbeloved son Thomas Gresham one Negro woman Jenny when he shall come to the age of twenty one years
      Unto my welbeloved wife Mary Gresham and my five sons Robert Gresham, Thomas Gresham, and William Gresham and Charles Gresham and John Gresham eleven head of cattle equally divided.
      Unto my welbeloved wife and my five sons all my personall estate equally all my hoggs, beds, horses and dishes and plates.
      My well beloved wife Mary look after my Children till they shall come of age twenty one years.
      My beloved wife Mary Gresham executor.
      Charles (X) Gresham
      Wit: Thos.Winslow, Peter Dudley, Mary Pagett.
      21 June 1727 Proved by Peter Dudley and Mary Pagett. 10 Aug. 1727. Proved by the executrix.
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      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 75-76
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we SIMON MILLER and THOMAS HAWKINS are held and firmly bound unto WILLIAM DAINGERFIELD Esqr., THOMAS WARING, SALVATOR MUSCOE, JAMES GARNETT, RICHARD TYLER JUNR. & ALEXANDER PARKER Gent. Justices of Essex County in the sum Five hundred pounds Sterling this xxith day of March MDCCXXXI. The Condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound Simon Miller Guardian of THOMAS GRESHAM his heirs shall well & truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Orphan all such Estate or Estates as soon as the sd Orphan shall attain to lawful age or when thereunto required by the Justices of the peace for the County of Essex as also to save & keep harmless the sd Justices from all trouble that shall or may arise about the sd Estate Then this obligation to be void . . .
      Simon Miller
      At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa. on the xxist Thomas Hawkins of March MDCCXXXI (those bound) acknowledged this bond to be their act & deed which is admitted to record

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