Person:William Thompson (250)

Capt. William Thompson, Jr.
m. Bef. 1703
  1. Jean ThompsonBef 1703 -
  2. Katherine ThompsonAbt 1712 - Aft 1804
  3. Capt. William Thompson, Jr.1722 - 1796
  • HCapt. William Thompson, Jr.1722 - 1796
  • WMary Patton1728 - 1778
m. Abt. 1748
  1. Capt. James ThompsonABT 1750 - ABT 1811
  2. Margaret Thompson1750 -
  3. Mary ThompsonABT 1751 - ABT 1796
  4. William Thompson1752-1776 -
  5. Isabella ThompsonABT 1755 -
  6. Sarah Ann Thompson1757 -
  7. Henry ThompsonBEF 1760 - 1828
  8. Nancy ThompsonABT 1763 - BEF 1815
  9. Thomas Patton Thompson1765-1776 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Capt. William Thompson, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth? 1722 Republic of IrelandProb.
Marriage Abt. 1748 Augusta, Virginia, United StatesProb.
to Mary Patton
Death? 1796 Augusta, Virginia, United States

William Thompson was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Land

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • John Buchanan and Margaret and William Thompson and Mary received a large patent (at least 561 acres) "on James River, corner Thomas Stevenson, crossing Jennings Creek", as listed in the dispositions below.


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's: (unless otherwise listed)


  • 28 February 1749 - William Thompson Jr to William Baskins, 232 acres, branch of Buffalo Run, corner James Beard. Buffalo Run, or Draft, is on the south side of the North River, Shenandoah area. (Note: this 232-acre tract was acquired by William Thompson (likely this William's father) on 1 June 1741, later sold to William Baskin in 1749, who sold it to Hugh Donaghe in 1765, who sold it to Peter Blake in 1782).
  • Page 456.--18th October, 1768. John Buchanan and Margaret and William Thompson and Mary, to James Skidmore, £55.5, 88 acres, part of a tract patented to John and William, 8th April, 1767, on James River, John Jones's line. Teste: Robert Campbell, Hugh Logan, David Smith. Delivered: Randolph Guin per order filed 22d June, 1798.
  • Page 459.--22d October, 1768. Same (John Buchanan and Margaret and William Thompson and Mary) to Hugh Logan, £70, 125 acres, part of above patented tract on James River, corner Thomas Stevenson, crossing Jennings Creek. Teste: Robert Campbell, David Smith, Thos Stevenson.
  • Page 463.--22d October, 1768. Same (John Buchanan and Margaret and William Thompson and Mary) to Thomas Stevenson, £70, 118 486 acres, part of patent above, on James River, corner Logan's line. Teste: Hugh Logan, Robert Campbell, David Smith.
  • Page 466.--22d October, 1768. Same (John Buchanan and Margaret and William Thompson and Mary) to David Smith, £40, 230 acres, similar deed to above. Delivered: David Smith, September, 1772.
  • Page 31. February 2, 1770. - William Preston and William Thompson, executors of James Patton, deceased, to John Ritchie. 20 pounds 16 shillings. 100 acres on Craigs Creek, a branch of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1]. (Note: James Patton was the Father-in-Law of William Thompson).
  • Page 33. February 7, 1770. - William Preston and William Thompson, Executors of James Patton, Deceased, to Gerrard Manifield. 30 pounds. 41 acres on Craigs Creek, on the west side of New River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 37. February 13, 1770. William Thompson and Margaret his wife of the Colony of Virginia to ____ McNear. 10 pounds. 700 acres on the head branch of Buffalo Creek, a fork of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 40. March 13, 1770. William Thompson and Mary his wife to Daniel Keith. 40 pounds. 174 acres on the head branch of Buffalo Creek, a branch of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 42. February 12, 1770. William Thompson and Mary his wife to James MacCord. 43 pounds. 174 acres on the head branch of Buffalo Creek, a branch of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 44. William Thompson and Mary his wife to David MacCord. 43 pounds. 700 acres on the head branch of Buffalo Creek, a fork of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 47, February 13, 1770. William Thompson and Mary his wife to Andrew Elder. 188 acres on Buffalo Creek, a branch of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 49. February 8, 1770. William Thompson joint tenant of Col John Buchanan to John Sommers. 15 pounds. On the forks of the James River. Acreage not stated. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 111. 1770 - William Thompson and Mary his wife to James Lawrence, Jr. 76 pounds 6 shillings. 150 acres on the James River. Witnesses: David Robinson, Joseph Jenkins, Edward Springer, Granville Smith. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 153. October 9, 1770. William Thompson and William Preston Executors of James Patton to Jacob Larton. 40 pounds. 140 acres on the waters of New River, on Meadow Creek. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 155. October 9, 1770. William Thompson and William Preston, Executors of James Patton, deceased to John Jenkins. 15 pounds. 63 acres on a branch of the New River above Poplar Camp, on the east side of said River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 246. May 14, 1771. William Thompson and William Preston, Executors of James Patton, deceased, to John Draper. 80 pounds. 240 acres in the County of Botetourt, and a part of a larger tract of land granted to the said James Patton, on the waters of Pine Run, a branch of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].
  • Page 248. April 6, 1771. William Thompson and William Preston, Executors of James Patton, deceased, to John Poage. 25 pounds. 220 acres in the forks of the James River. [Source: Botetourt County Virginia, Deed Book 1].

Records

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6Page 41.--21st May, 1747. Wm. Thompson qualifies guardian of Martha Camell, orphan of John Camell.
9Page 86.--18th August, 1748. John Campbell's estate; settlement byWm. Thomson.
23Page 390.-17th October, 1751. John Rutledge's will--Aged father: nephew, George Rutledge, was partner with James Bell in a tract of land; 400 acres on Long Glade conveyed to them by Thos. Gilespy; brother, Wm. Rutledge; brother, Thomas Rutledge; sister, Catherine Marshal; sister, Jean Rutledge. Executors, Thomas Rutledge and James Bell. Teste: William Armstrong, John Flood, Hugh Means. Proved, 26th November, 1751, by all witnesses, and Thomas Rutledge qualifies executor, with sureties Wm. Thompson, Wm. Preston.
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From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Page 131.--1st September, 1750. James Patton's will--Daughter, Mary, wife to William Thompson, 1 negro woman; tract called Spring Hill; 3,000 acres on which Saml. Stalnaker and others is living, known by name of Indian Fields, on waters of Houlston's river, a branch of the Missisipio. Grandson, James Thompson, infant, remainder in above in fee tail. Daughter, Margaret, now wife of Col. John Buchanan. To son-in-law, William Thompson, the tract called Springfield, joining where widow Gouldman now lives and on which Henry Patton lives. William is to keep the estate 40 intact for his son, James, until 1772. To Margaret, tract called Cherry tree bottom, near Robert Looney's tract at mouth of Purgatory, tract on which there is a small stone house. Margaret's daughter, Mary; sister, Preston, and her son, William Preston, £10 to be paid to Rev. John Craig, pastor at Tinkling Spring, to pay his stipends from 1740 to 1750, to be paid by the congregation out of the money advanced by him to help build the meeting house. £10 of same to be laid out for a pulpit and pulpit cloth. John Preston's bond to be given up to his son. Wm. Preston. All debts due by George Wilson, who is married to testator's wife's niece, Rebecca Vicers (Viers?), to be given up. Granddaughter, Mary Buchanan. Executors, John Buchanan, Wm. Thompson, nephew, Wm. Preston, Silas Harte. All disputes between executors to be left to arbitration of the minister and elders of Tinkling Spring church. Testator was agent for John Smith, Zachery Lewis, Wm. Waller, Wm. Green, Wm. Parks for the Roanoke and James River grants. As to the Great Grant on the waters of Misicipia, James Gordon, James Johnston, John Grimes, John _____, Richard Barns, Robert Gilchrist, James Bowre, Robert Jackson, have assigned their parts to testator. Richard Winston's part is assigned to little John Buchanan. To Mary Preston, horses. Teste: Thomas Stewart, Edward Hall, John Williams. Proved, 26th November, 1755, bv Stewart and Hall. Wm. Preston refuses to execute, also Silas Harte. Buchanan and Thompson qualify, with sureties David Stewart, Joseph Culton, Wm. Preston, Edward Hall, Thomas Stewart. 16th August, 1769, Wm. Preston qualifies executor.
  • Page 156. August 13, 1770. James Davis and Agnes Davis his wife to William Preston. 215 pounds. 626 acres on Catawba Creek. Witnesses: Arthur Campbell, Robert Doack, Samuel Davies, William Thompson, Granville Smith, Israel Christian. [Botetourt County, Virginia Deed Book 1].

The following lawsuit in Augusta County, VA can be used to partially reconstruct this family:

  • Sheffey vs. Cloyd--O. S. 274; N. S. 96--Bill by Daniel Sheffey. James Patton died, testate, devising to his son-in-law William Thompson, land in now County Montgomery on Back Creek. William died 179_, intestate, leaving several sons and daughters. Herman (Henson) Gardner married one of the daughters, Nancy, and they are both dead, intestate, leaving Patton Gardner and Cynthia, their daughter, surviving children. Cynthia has married David S. McCreary. On 28th December, 1803, George Helms bought of Patton Gardner and McCreary their interest in their mothers' lands and orator purchased from George. Deed was executed by Gardner and McCreary in Superior Court of Jackson County, Ga., where they lived. Gordon Cloyd in 1804 (having purchased interest of other heirs) sent William Hickman, cousin of Gardner and Mrs. McCreary, to Georgia to purchase from Gardner and McCreary, and obtained deed from them. Memorandum of suit in Montgomery County. Patton Thompson vs. James Thompson, a co-heir of William Thompson, deceased; Henry Thompson, also a co-heir; Violet McCarty, a co-heiress of Mary McCarty, deceased, wife of James McCarty, deceased, formerly Mary Thompson, a co-heiress as before; Clay Farler and Lettice, his wife, late McCarty, co-heiress of Mary McCarty, deceased, as aforesaid; Samuel Hickman and Margaret, his wife, formerly Thompson, co-heiress of William Thompson, deceased; William Glove and Isabella, his wife, formerly Thompson, co-heiress of William; Patrick McMannis and Sarah, his wife, formerly Thompson, co-heiress of William; John Thompson, co-heir of William; William Farler and Elizabeth, formerly Thompson, co-heiress of William. Deed, 1st March, 1803, by Patton Thompson and Judy, his wife, of Montgomery to Joseph Cloyd, their interest in James Patton's estate called Springfield. Recorded in Montgomery, March, 1803. Affidavit in Jackson County, Ga., 1803, by Saml. Gardner, that Patton Gardner and Stuart McCreary of Jackson County are legal representatives of Henson Gardner, formerly of Montgomery County, Va. Deed, 26th March, 1804, by Patton Gardner and David S. McCreary and Cynthia, his wife (all of Jackson County, Ga., to Gordon Cloyd, conveys "Springfield" tract. Patented to James Patton 20th June, 1753. Recorded in Montgomery, November, 1805. Russell Gardner was part owner of the Springfield tract as heir. Deed, 1st October, 1804, to Daniel Sheffey of Wythe County by Patton Gardner, David Stuart McCrary and Cynthia. Recorded in Montgomery, December, 1804. William Thompson died 1796. Patton Thompson was son of William Thompson, who died, intestate.
References
  1. of Spring Hill, Augusta County, VA