Person:Thomas Mullen (1)

Thomas Mullen
b.abt. 1735/40
m. abt. 1760-1762
  1. William Mullen1765 - 1851
  2. Rachel MullenAbt 1767 -
  3. Isaac MullenAbt 1772 - 1803
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Mullen
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1735/40
Marriage abt. 1760-1762 to Margaret Unknown
Death? Abt 1786 Russell County, Virginia
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    Thomas Mullen of Washington County, Virginia
    by Cornelius Carroll

    First Generation

    1. Thomas Mullen b. ca 1740-1745 Virginia? md Margaret (maiden name unknown) b. ca 1740-1745. Thomas is listed in Captain Daniel Smith's Company of militia in Fincastle County, Virginia. At a court held for Botetourt County, 9 March 1780, Thomas Mullins claim was allowed to be certified, who proved that he served as a soldier in Captain Christian's Ranging Company on the frontier of this colony in the year 1756, and that he obtained no land in consideration thereof. William Mullins served as a juror in the case of Benjamin Huff against Josiah Wilson on 12 Nov. 1779. Botetourt County was formed in 1769 from Augusta County. Fincastle County was formed in 1772 from Botetourt County and then subdivided in 1777 to form Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery counties. A partial list of officers and men from Southwest Virginia to whom lands were granted by the King of England by reasons of services in the French-Indian War includes: Thomas Mullins 1763 and Thomas Mullen 200 acres 10 Feb. 1774. Rachel Mullen md Thomas Johnston in April 1785 in Washington County, Virginia by John Frost. Russell County was created from Washington County, Virginia in 1785 and formed in 1786. Margaret Mullen, William Mullen, Charles Neill, and Thomas Johnson are in the 1787, 1788, and 1789 Russell County tax list. William Mullen is in the 1790 and 1792 tax lists. The 1791 tax list is fragmentary and William Mullen is prob. in the section of the list that is missing. Isaac Mullen is in the 1793 tax list. In 1786, on motion of Margaret Mullen, certificate was granted her to obtain administration on the Estate of Thomas Mullen deceased with the will annexed whereupon she together with William Mullen and Charles Neill her securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of five hundred pounds with condition as the law directed for the faithful administration of the said decedents estate. In 1787, an inventory and appraisement of the estateof Thomas Mullen deceased was presented in court and ordered to be recorded. In 1788, Samuel Roberson became security for Margaret Mullen in place of Charles Neill. In 1787, a summons was issued against William Mullen to appear before the court to show cause why he should not be fined and trible taxed for failing to give the commissioner a list of his taxable property. In 1792, on the motion of Isaac Mullen, Charles Cocke was appointed his guardian and he and William Neal were ordered into bond in the penalty of one hundred pounds with conditions as the law directed. In 1794, Margaret Mullen, plaintiff, vs Isaac Mullen, defendant, in Chancery and the defendant being sued with a subpoena above three months and not having filed his answer to the complaintants bill, it was ordered that the said bill be taken as confessed and that the Isaac Mullen pay Margaret Mullen eight pounds annually for her maintenance. The 1790 Russell County, Virginia Census was lost or destroyed by fire when the British burned the captial during the War of 1812. The first will book and all marriage records prior to 1853 were destroyed when Union troops burned the Russell County, Virginia courthouse during the Civil War. Lee County was created from Russell County in 1793. Isaac Mullen and Charles Neil are in the 1795, 1797, and 1798 tax lists. Isaac Mullen is also in the 1799, 1800, and 1801 tax lists. The 1796 tax list is missing. William Mullen and John Mullen are in the 1797 tax list. Thomas and Margaret are believed to have had the following known children:

    2. William Mullen b. ca 1759 (Bible record states 17 March 1765) Virginia md Sarah "Sallie" Potts
    3. Rachel Mullen b. ca 1765 Virginia md Thomas Johnston/Johnson April 1785 Washington Co., VA
    4. Isaac Mullen b. ca 1772 Virginia - d. 1803 Wayne County, Kentucky [apparently no longer working]