Person:Thomas Christian (19)

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Mr. Thomas Christian, I
b.abt 1636-1640 England
  • HMr. Thomas Christian, Iabt 1636-1640 - 1694
  • W.  Corbin (add)
  1. Thomas Christian, IIbef 1660 - 1739
  • HMr. Thomas Christian, Iabt 1636-1640 - 1694
  • WEllinor Kewley1640 - 1695
m. 1663
  1. Charles Christian, Sr.ABT 1684 - 1761
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Name[1] Mr. Thomas Christian, I
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1636-1640 England
Marriage 1663 to Ellinor Kewley
Property[1][2] 21 Oct 1687 Charles City, Virginia, United Statespurchased 1080 acres of land
Death? 1694 Charles City, Virginia, United States

William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine April 1897

We know that the Virginia progenitor of the family was 1, THOMAS1 CHRISTIAN. As "Mr. Thomas Christian" he patented, Oct. 21, 1687, 1080 acres in Charles City county. While the family did not assume in the eighteenth century the important position it has enjoyed in the nineteenth; the term "Mr.", accorded to the immigrant, is indicative of social standing. In 1694 "Thomas Christian, Sen." got a patent for 193 acres south of Chickahominy Swamp. The "Sen." here shows that there was another Thomas Christian, who was probably a son of the elder Thomas and already of age. Then we find 2, Thomas2 Christian, of "Charles City county", patenting land (1712 and 1727) in the forks of Beaver Dam Creek in that part of Henrico called Goochland; 3, Charles2 Christian, of "Charles City", locating lands in same vicinity (1714, 1727); 4, James2 Christian in same vicinity, bouding on Thomas Christian's line (1719); 5, John2 Christian, of "Charles City", in same vicinity (1724). S2
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Pearlman, Agnes Branch. Christian family chronicles: a biannual [sic] publication devoted to the history and genealogy of families with the surname of Christian. (Santa Clara, California: Eco-View, c1979-).

    Christian Family Chronicles, July 1983, p. 848-853 By Agnes Branch Pearlman, Editor [1]

  2. CHRISTIAN FAMILY., in William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 4 pp. 261-263., Apr., 1897.