Family:William Thompson and Jean Stuart (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage? Bef. 1703 Ireland
Bef. 1703 Prob. Ireland
Abt. 1712 Ireland
Aft. 1804

Genealogy Report for William Thompson and Jean Stuart:

Descendants of William Thompson

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 THOMPSON was born Bef. 1685 in prob. Ireland/Scotland. He married JEAN STUART Bef. 1703 in Ireland. She was born Bef. 1686 in prob. Ireland/Scotland.

Children of WILLIAM THOMPSON and JEAN STUART are: i. JEAN2 THOMPSON, b. Bef. 1703, Ireland; m. ROBERT EDMISTON; b. Bet. 1681 - 1690; d. 1750, Augusta County, Virginia.

Notes for ROBERT EDMISTON: Will of Robert Edmiston in Augusta County, Virginia:

In the Name of God amen, I being Weak in body but in perfect memory I do Allow My body to be buried and my soul, to God, that have it. I do allow all Debts to be paid first --- I do bequeth to My Wife, her living at the plantation while She Lives as also a two Year old bay Mare with a bright Hare I do allow to Jean Edmiston a Dark bay Mare two Years Old and a red Year ling heifer as also to my Daughter Dorothy Edmiston I allow five pounds of Pennsylvania Money, and also to my son James Edmiston I do allow a black gray Cow or forty Shillings of Virginia Money and to give Up the bond and bill of sale to him. I do allow to my son William Edmondson the plantation which I now profsofs(?) and plow and Gears (?) and what remains of all goods and Chattells is to be equally divided between my Wife and my son, William Edmondson I allow Thomas McSpaden and Wm. Edmistone to be my Executors this as my last Will and Testament this Sixth day of April 1749


Witness profent (?) Robert Edmiston John Edmiston mark Samuel Buchannan

                   At a Court held for Augusta County, the 22 day of 
                   May 1750

This Last will and Testament of Robert Edmiston dec'd being probated into Court by Thomas McSpaden and Wm. Edmiston tholy (?) thorough whom made oath that hoLaw (?) John Edmistons sign of famous and wodow it's ordered that thosaid John Edmistonbe summoned to appear at next Court to be held for this County to further prove this said Will

                                                    Tosh (?)

From post:

Robert Edmiston 1700's Posted by: Sharon Dunn (e-mail: Date: December 27, 1999 at 20:29:39 of 194

I am looking for information on Robert Edmiston. His wife's name may have been Jean. They had a daughter Dorothy b. 1721. She married Thomas McSpadden around 1743/44 in Augusta Co., VA. Any info on this family would be appreciated.

Augusta County, Virginia query:

posted by Edmiston on Tuesday, August 19, 1997 e-mail:

Searching for the following Edmiston/Edmundson in Augusta County: Robert Edmundson, b. ca1680, d. 1750 in Augusta County, m. Jean Thompson, daughter of Wm. & Jean Thompson. His son James Edmidson (b. ca1724 PA, d. 1792 Wilkes County, NC) m. 1749 in Augusta County, VA, Sarah Smith, daughter of James Abraham Smith. William Edmiston (b. 1759 in Augusta County - d. 21 Oct. 1847 Wilkes County, NC), m. Mary Suddreth Blair, widow of Lt. James Blair and daughter of William and Margareth/Mary Suddreth II. Would love to correspond and share info w/anyone who connects with there names.

Possible son of Robert Edmiston:

Robert Edmiston, married on 7/19/1765 in Augusta County, VA (from Chalkley's, vol. II)

ii. KATHERINE THOMPSON, b. Abt. 1712, Ireland; d. Aft. 1804; m. ANDREW ALEXANDER, 1737; b. 1708, Ireland; d. 11 Sep 1789, Augusta County, Virginia.


Katherine Stuart THOMPSON8767 was born about 1712 in Augusta Co., Virginia. She died after 1804. Tradition says that Katherine Stuart Thompson, wife of Andrew Alexander and her brother William Thompson , were descendants of a granddaughter of Charles I that fled to Ireland when Charles was beheaded, married a commoner named Thompson and had descendants who came to Beverley Manor. Parents: William THOMPSON and Jean STUART. Spouse: Andrew ALEXANDER. Andrew ALEXANDER and Katherine Stuart THOMPSON were married in 1737.8768 Children were: John ALEXANDER.


Andrew ALEXANDER137 was born in 1708 in Ireland. He died on 11 Sep 1789 in Augusta Co., Virginia. Parents: Alexander ALEXANDER and Lady of CLOON. Spouse: Katherine Stuart THOMPSON. Andrew ALEXANDER and Katherine Stuart THOMPSON were married in 1737.138 Children were: John ALEXANDER.

iii. WILLIAM THOMPSON, CAPT., b. 1722, prob. Ireland; d. 1796, Augusta County, Virginia; m. MARY PATTON, Abt. 1748; b. 1728; d. 1778.

Notes for MARY PATTON:

26. MARY (BORDEN)5 PATTON (JAMES (LYNN)4, HENRY (PATTEN)3, HENRY (UNKNOWN)2, WILLIAM1) was born 1728 in August Co., (Now Rockingham Co., ) Virginia. She married WILLIAM J. THOMPSON. He was born 1722 in Ireland.

Notes for MARY (BORDEN) PATTON: The Roseberry-Keister Family Tree 7221 total entries, last updated Thu Mar 22 09:52:13 2001 All questions, comments or suggestions regarding information on this page should be addressed to: G. E. Roseberry <> ID: I7115 Reference Number: 7115 Name: Mary Patton 1 Name: Thompson 1 Sex: F Change Date: 03 FEB 2001 Birth: 1728 in Augusta County, Virginia 2 Death: 1777 1

Father: James Patton b: 08 JUL 1692 in Newton Limavady, Limavady, Londonderry, Ireland Mother: Mary Borden b: 1696 in Whitehaven, Cumberland Co., England

Marriage 1 William J. Thompson b: 1722 in Ireland Married: ABT 1748 1

Children James Thompson Margaret Thompson b: 1750 William Thompson Patton Thompson Henry Thompson John Thompson Nancy Thompson Mary Thompson Isabella Thompson Sarah Thompson Elizabeth Thompson


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.

Sources: Title: The Compendium of American Geneaolgy, 1600s-1800s Abbrev: Compendium American Genealogy Author: Virkus Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore, 1997 Page: v. 5; p. 583 Title: World Family Tree Vol. 27, Ed. 1 Abbrev: World Family Tree Vol. 27 Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc. Publication: Release date: September 15, 1998 Note: Customer pedigree. Page: Tree #2183, Date of Import: Aug 12, 2000

Children of MARY PATTON and WILLIAM THOMPSON are: i. SARAH6 THOMPSON, b. 1757, Montgomery "Augusta Co., " Virginia.

Notes for SARAH THOMPSON: Gene Pool Individual Records Sarah Thompson Birth: 1757-- Augusta, Montgomery, VA Death: -- Spouse: Sarah Thompson Parents: William Thompson, Mary Patton

ii. ELIZABETH THOMPSON, b. 1761, Montgomery "Augusta Co., " Virginia.

Notes for ELIZABETH THOMPSON: Gene Pool Individual Records Elizabeth Thompson Birth: 1761-- Augusta, Montgomery, VA Death: -- Spouse: Elizabeth Thompson Parents: William Thompson, Mary Patton

iii. HENRY THOMPSON, b. 1775, Montgomery "Augusta Co., " Virginia; m. ELIZABETH CLOYD CLYDE.

Notes for HENRY THOMPSON: Gene Pool Individual Records Henry Thompson Birth: 1775-- Augusta, Montgomery, VA Death: 1828 -- Spouse: Elizabeth Cloyd Clyde Parents: William Thompson, Mary Patton

Notes for ELIZABETH CLOYD CLYDE: Gene Pool Individual Records Henry Thompson Birth: 1775-- Augusta, Montgomery, VA Death: 1828 -- Spouse: Elizabeth Cloyd Clyde Parents: William Thompson, Mary Patton