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From: Glen Thompson <>
Subject: [THOMPSON-L] Thompson Nexus V04N04Sp93P10
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2000 10:30:28 -0700
Thompson Nexus V04N04Sp93P10
Thompson Nexus, Spring 1993 - 10
William Thompson left a will dated 20 December 1731; probated 18 Oct.
1732 in Surry Co., VA. He died in 1732. His will listed all children,
except William, who is named in his uncle Samuel's will. Children:
1. William Thompson b. ca 1694; m. Mary ____ . Lived Albemarle Parish,
Surry Co. [later Sussex Co.], VA. Perhaps died without issue before his
father, as he was not named in Dec. 1731 will.
2. Samuel Thompson b. ca 1700. Continues line as IV below.
3. Katherine Thompson m. Joseph King.
4. Hannah Thompson received 100 acres in her father's 1731 will.
5. John Thompson to inherit 210 acres from his father "after the death
of his mother"; land to go to his sisters if he were to die w/o issue;
also inherited pistols of his grandfather, William Mosely. John Thompson
m. Anne ____ ; died Surry Co., VA, 1755. NFI.
IV. SAMUEL THOMPSON born ca 1707 Surry Co., VA; m. Sarah Edwards b. ca
1692 Surry Co., d/o John Edwards; died 1753 Surry Co. Sarah moved to
Bute Co., (later Warren Co.) NC with children. She died Warren Co.
leaving will dated 20 Dec. 1781. Children (only Samuel is named):
V. SAMUEL THOMPSON was born ca 1730 in Surry Co., VA; m. Rebecca _____
died 1800 Wake Co., N.C. Children (only Samuel is named):
VI. SAMUEL THOMPSON born 21 May 1771; m. 21 Dec. 1789, Mary Vaden b. ca
1765, d/o William Vaden & ?Catherine English of Henrico Co., VA & Wake
Co., NC; d. 7 May 1832 Wake co., NC; wife Mary d. 27 Jan. 1833. Children
(only Willie or Wiley is named):
VII. WILLIE "WILEY" THOMPSON was born 26 Oct. 1797 Wake Co., NC; m.
first, 27 Jan. 1823, Nancy Jarrell Nance; m. second, Elizabeth Thomas.
Wiley died 1863 Huntsville, Alabama. Children (only Samuel is named):
VIII. SAMUEL THOMPSON (1830-1866) m. Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
(1832-1892). Lived Alabama. Children (only one named): 1. Nancy Matilda
Thompson b. 1861 Alabama; m. Robert Ware b. 1863; died 1933 Alabama.
Sources: (1) Pedigree of Nancy LaBelle (Thank you, Nancy!); (2) wills,
deeds, etc. in Virginia from Jean Norris Stennett (Thank you, Jean!);
(3) "Thomsons of New England and Surry Co., VA" by Beverly M. Stercula,
Thompson Family Magazine, Vol. 5 (1966) on the second Rev. William
Thompson and children; (3) York Maine Marriages 1697-1760, Oakland, ME:
Danbury House Books, 1985 (brief bio on the 1st Rev. William); (5)
Pedigrees of Descendants of the Colonial Clergy. Society of the
Descendants of the Colonial Clergy. Ann Arbor, MI, 1976, and Supplement,
1978. (Info on several lines of descent from the first Rev. William
Thompson, including that of John and Mary, for which proof is sought.)
QUERIES: (1) Desire additional info on generations I-VIII. Please
contact: Nancy LaBelle, 1500 Richmond Rd, #90, Santa Paula, CA 93060;
(2) Desire proof that Mary Thompson who married Joseph Wise 1641
Roxbury, MA, is or is not d/o the first Rev. William Thompson. Please
contact: Lynn Wood, P0 Box 1849, Port Townsend, WA 98368.
Thompson Nexus provided courtesy of Lynn Wood, Nexus Publications, 5209
Russell Ave NW, Apt 207, Seattle, WA 98107-3918. Lynn is not available
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