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Tristram Thomas

1629-1686
Born: Sundridge, Kent, , England
Died: Wye River, Talbot, Maryland, USA

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    Founders of Early American Families, 2nd revised edition, M.B. Colket,Jr. Added by DanSSwing on 3 Jan 2007 Christopher Thomas was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1637 and 12 Feb. 1638, (p. 92-3, Hist. of Q. A. Co., Md., by Emory). Kent Island was then "Kent Hundred" in St. Mary's County. "It had formerly been a part of Virginia, with about 200 people living on the Island. For twenty-four years nothing more is known of Christopher Thomas until he appears in 1664 in Md., with -his second wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Higgins, and demands land. He received a warrant for 350 acres, called "Barbados Hall," (Lib. VII, fol. 471, Md.) CHRISTOPHER THOMAS, born 1609, son of Tristram Thomas (2), (Will 1639, proved 1640, Kent Co., England,) and his wife, Elizabeth Marsh Thomas, Sundridge, Kent Co., came to America in 1635: "In the year 1635 Ye PORT OF LONDON, the underwitten names are to be transported to Virginia imbarqued in the George J. 0. Severne M' bound. thither p. examination of the minister of Gravesend." (Vol. 1, p. 79, First Families of America.) One Christopher Thomas age 26 Tris Thomas 21/2 (3) Additional information about this story Description Date Location http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GETdb=ellisongid=I01356 Attached to Tristram Thomas (1629 - 1686)

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    Anne COURSEY Added by charvetv on 11 Mar 2007 ID: I18326 Name: Anne COURSEY Sex: F Birth: Abt 1633 Death: Aft 1701 Note: The Coursey (or de Coursey) family was prominent in Colonial Maryland. Anne'sam lived at Coursey on Wye, probably not far from Tristram's father's Barbados Hall.m Coursey gave "my beloved brother-in-law Tristram Thomas...all the land that he nown called "Tristram on the Wye in Talbot County, near the head of the northeast branchk Wye, containing four hundred acres. Change Date: 28 NOV 1997 at 21:00:00 Father: Henry COURSEY b: 1596 in Dublin,Dublin,Ireland Marriage 1 Tristram THOMAS b: 1633 in ,Kent,England Married: Abt 1660 in Of,Talbot,Maryland Children Thomas THOMAS b: Abt 1662 in ,Talbot,Maryland Christopher THOMAS b: Abt 1664 in ,Kent,England Tristram THOMAS b: 1666 in Sundridge,Kent,England Elizabeth THOMAS b: Abt 1667 in ,Talbot,Maryland William THOMAS b: 18 OCT 1669 in ,Talbot,Maryland Juliana THOMAS b: 15 OCT 1671 in ,Talbot,Maryland Stephen THOMAS b: 15 JAN 1673 in ,Talbot,Maryland Ann THOMAS b: Abt 1677 in ,Talbot,Maryland Martha THOMAS b: Abt 1680 in ,Talbot,Maryland Meredith THOMAS b: Abt 1679 in Of,Talbot,Maryland Additional information about this story Description Date Location Attached to Anne Coursey (1633 - 1701)

  • Story: Tristram THOMAS 1633

    ID: I18322 Name: Tristram THOMAS Sex: M Birth: 1633 in ,Kent,England Death: 22 MAY 1686 in ,Talbot,Maryland Note: !Eva Ziehlke, Oak Ridge, TN History of the Thomas Family by Richard Henry Spencer !Calendar of Maryland Wills V2 pg 8 !Magna Carta lineage of Vera Bennett Niemiec Tristram was an influential planter. At a session of the Lower House of Assembly on 6er 1683 "An Act of the Advancement of Trade" was passed. Tristram Thomas and twoere appointed commissioners. Under this act, steps were taken to lay out the town of Tristram and Anne had a large family. In his will he mentioned five sons: Thomas,r, William, Stephen, and Tristram; as well as four daughters. When he died, he left ae landed estate reported to have been 1300 acres. Tristram's will specified that each ofs four daughters receive 10,000 pounds of tobacco. In the early days of Colonialobacco was used as money. Tristram and William Coursey were exec. of will of Robert Smith of Talbot Co., Md. in. [Maryland Calendar of Wills, Vol 1] Change Date: 9 APR 1999 at 01:00:00 Father: Christopher THOMAS b: 19 FEB 1608 in ,Kent,England Marriage 1 Anne COURSEY b: Abt 1633 Married: Abt 1660 in Of,Talbot,Maryland Children Thomas THOMAS b: Abt 1662 in ,Talbot,Maryland Christopher THOMAS b: Abt 1664 in ,Kent,England Tristram THOMAS b: 1666 in Sundridge,Kent,England Elizabeth THOMAS b: Abt 1667 in ,Talbot,Maryland William THOMAS b: 18 OCT 1669 in ,Talbot,Maryland Juliana THOMAS b: 15 OCT 1671 in ,Talbot,Maryland Stephen THOMAS b: 15 JAN 1673 in ,Talbot,Maryland Ann THOMAS b: Abt 1677 in ,Talbot,Maryland Martha THOMAS b: Abt 1680 in ,Talbot,Maryland Meredith THOMAS b: Abt 1679 in Of,Talbot,Maryland

 
 
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