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  • ID: I5830
  • Name: Benjamin Thomas
  • Given Name: Benjamin
  • Surname: Thomas
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: EDBF1F4E44470449BF04B91561DB28E8CEBF
  • Change Date: 24 FEB 2008
  • Note:
    Notes:
    Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin; Summer 1993 Vol 34 No 3; Charles County Depositions by Robert W. Barnes Continued from vol. 34, no. 2, p. 182 CHLR = Charles County land records (followed by book:page).
    THOMAS, BENJAMIN, age 39, 4 March 1762; CHLR H#3 54:475.

    p. 43, TLC Genealogy, Charles County Land Records 1744-1752; Book Z#2
    Page 31. At the request of James Gow, the following deed was recorded on Apr 18, 1745.
    Dec 19, 1744 from James Thomas and Benjamin Thomas of CC, planters, to James Gow of CC, cordwainer, for 5600 lbs tobacco, and for divers other good causes, all their right to a parcel of land called Godfreys Chase, lying in CC on the east side of Potomack River, bounded by a tract of land called Tower Hill. Signed - James (I his mark) Thomas, Benjamin Thomas. Wit - Robert Yates, Geo: Dent. Sarah, the wife of James Thomas, released her dower.

    TLC Genealogy, Charles Co Land Records 1756-1761 Book G#3
    page 520, May 4, 1761, Benj. Thomas to John Farr, part of Thomas' Adventure, part of Thomas' Maggot, that Benj. Thomas has any right to by virture of his late father George Thomas will to him. Eleanor reliquishes dower.

    TLC Genealogy, Charles County Land Records 1761-1765; Book L#3,
    page 702, Aug 17, 1765, Benj. and Eleanor Thomas make over all right of dower in the tracts Barton's Hope, Daniel's Mount, and Strife formerly belonging to William Smoot to Thomas Smoot, yst (youngest).

    TLC Genealogy, Charles County Land Records 1761-1765; Book L#3,
    page 721, [Aug-Sep 1765] First part of document missing. Benj. and Eleanor Thomas sell Henry Thompson the tract called Thomas' Discovery.

    TLC Genealogy, Charles County Land Records Book 1765-1770 O#3
    page 727, Jun 15, 1770, from Benj. Thomas to Thomas Hawkins, part of a tract called Bad Weather, ack. Benj. and Eleanor Thomas.

    TLC Genealogy, Charles County Land Records Book 1770-1775 S#3
    page 210, Dec 4, 1771, from Benjamin Thomas to Henry Smith Hawkins, part of tract called Bad Weather, ack. by Benj. and Elinor Thomas.

    p. 34, TLC Genealogy, Charles Co Land Records, 1775-1782, Book V#3
    Page 160. Power of Attorney, recorded at the request of James Maddox.
    I, Benjamin Thomas of Prince William County, Virginia, for divers good causes, appoint my friend, Randolph Brandt of CC, my true and lawful atty, to enter into all that remaining tract of land in CC in William & Mary Parish, called Saint Georges, and for me, to convey my right and title of the remaining tract of land called Saint Georges, left to me by my father's will, to James Maddox. Signed Nov 16, 1776 - Benja Thomas. Wit - Thomas Smoot Yst, John Anderson. Proved by both witnesses before Geo Dent and J Hawkins. Recorded Jun 2, 1777.
    Page 161. Dec 16, 1776 from James Thomas of Prince William County, Virginia, to James Maddox (Madox) of CC, for 50 , part of a tract of land in CC, it being the upper part of a tract of land where Matthew Martin formerly lived, called Saint Georges, which was devised by my grandfather, George Thomas Sr, to his son, George Thomas Jr, containing and laid out for about 120 acres. Signed - James Thomas. Wit - Geo Dent, JHawkins (CC JPs). Recorded Jun 2, 1777.
    Page 163. Dec 16, 1776 from Randolph Brandt of CC (by virtue of a CC power of atty from Benjamin Thomas of Prince William County, Virginia dated Nov 16, 1776), to James Maddox of CC, for 20 , the remaining part of a tract of land called Saint Georges, lying in CC in William and Mary Parish, containing and laid out for about 62 acres. Signed - Rand Brandt. Wit -Geo Dent, JHawkins (CC JPs). Recorded Jun 2, 1777.

    p. 62, TLC Genealogy, Charles Co Land Records, 1775-1782, Book V#3
    Page 285. Aug 7, 1778 from James Maddox of CC, planter, to Edward Smoot of CC, Gentleman, for 127 10 shillings and for divers other good causes, all that tract of land in William and Mary [Parish] in CC, commonly called Saint Georges, bounded by the mouth of a small marsh by Potomac River side, containing and laid out for about 182 acres. Sd James Maddox warrants the afd land to sd Edward Smoot against him sd James Maddox and against James Thomas and Benjamin Thomas of Virginia. Signed - James Maddox. Wit -John Parnham, J Lancaster. Recorded Aug 12, 1778.
  • Birth: ABT 1723 in Charles County, Maryland, United States
  • Birth: ABT 1723 in Charles County, MD
  • Death: BEF 1793 in Prince William, Virginia, United States



    Father: George Thomas b: 1674 in Charles County, Maryland
    Mother: Susanna Dunn b: 1675

    Marriage 1 Eleanor Hawkins b: ABT 1722 in Charles County, MD
    • Married: BEF 12 MAY 1754 in Charles County, MD
    Children
    1. Has No Children Sarah Thomas
    2. Has No Children Benjamin Thomas
    3. Has No Children Susan Thomas
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth Thomas
    5. Has No Children Mary Anne Thomas

    Marriage 2 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: BEF 12 MAY 1754 in Charles County, MD

    Marriage 3 Mary Lucas
    • Married: AFT 16 NOV 1776 in Prince William, Virginia, United States

    Marriage 4 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: AFT 16 NOV 1776 in Prince William, Virginia, United States
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