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1700's Virginia newspaper abstracts of some Thompson's (Interesting reading)

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1700's Virginia newspaper abstracts of some Thompson's (Interesting reading)

Darlene (View posts)
Posted: 1037064748000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Thompson
Please understand that I have not seen the actual documents listed below.
This information is to help you to obtain the official document. This abstract isn't for you to use as a proven source. The actual document is your source of proof. There could be errors regarding this abstract, the actual official document is what you will need to establish proof regarding your line.

This information was obtained from the Olivia Raney Library in Raleigh N.C.

Genealogical Abstracts From
18th - Century Virginia Newspapers


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THOMPSON Family, Montgomery Co., April Ct., 1799, in chanc: Patrick M’Manes and Sarah his wife ((compls.) against JAMES THOMPSON, HENRY THOMPSON, JOHN THOMPSON, PATTON THOMPSON, and Samuel Hickman and Peggy his wife, late PEGGY THOMPSON, Hanso Gardner and Nancy his wife, late NANCY THOMPSON, Wm. Glover and Isabella his wife, late ISABELLA THOMPSON, Wm. Farley and Elizabeth his wife, late ELIZABETH THOMPSON, Violet Carty and Clay Farley and Letty his wife, late Letty Carty daus. of Mary Carty dec’d (defs.); it appears that the Gardner’s, Glover’s, M’Manes’es and Violet Carty are not inhabitants of the Commonwealth [There is a second case with Gordon Cloyd as compl. against Patrick M’Manes and all of the above defs.] (Arg. 14 May ’99) or 1799

Mr. THOMPSON, from Madeira, mar. Miss Nancy Pleasants dau of Robert Pleasants of Henrico Co. (VGIC 22 May ’84) or 1784

ALEXANDER THOMPSON, grocer, of Richmond, dec’d, e.a.w. Hunt & Adams his admrs. (VIC 31 Oct 87) or 1787

AMOS THOMPSON, indented boy, c. 14, ran away from Persons Meanly, Petersburg, and is supposed to be gone towards Carolina (VGR 29 Oct 72) or 1772.

ANDREW THOMPSON, of Westmoreland Co., sentenced to death for the burglary of Benedict Middleton’s house; executed on 13 Jan. (VG 16 Dec 37, 13 Jan 38) or 1737 and 1738

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ANNE THOMPSON, svt., “tolerable lusty”, ran away from Geo. Woolsey, Norfolk (VGR 8 Feb 70) or 1770

BARTHOLOMEW THOMPSON, formerly an inhabitant of Norfolk, taken by the enemy on board the “Franklin” and carried to New York; he was confined on board the prison ship where he caught jail fever; soon after his discharge he had a relapse of that cruel disorder at Philadelphia on his way to VA. which carried him off in the flower of his age (VG 17 Jul 79) or 1779

CHARLES THOMPSON, of York county, murdered on 5 July by his deranged wife; he left a number of chil. (VG 6 Jul 69, NYPB 31 Jul 69) or 1769

CHARLES R. THOMPSON, adv., that he has removed his store to Richmond Co. and requests all those to whom he is indebted to call on Mr. W. S. THOMPSON for settlement (CMAG 22 Nov 96) or 1796

CORNELIUS THOMPSON, blacksmith, des. From the “Page” galley and is believed lurking around the lower end of Fauquier Co. as his family lives there (VGPu 24 Oct 77) or 1777

CORNELIUS THOMPSON, mar. Miss Polly COUCHMAN in Berkeley Co. (BVCG 28 May 92) or 1792

DEKAR THOMPSON, of Falmouth, d. on 30 Dec. last (VG and VGR 12 Jan 69); his surviving partner, Charles Yates, desires debtors to Dekar Thompson & Co. to pay their debts (VG 2 Feb 69); a lot of his in Falmouth to be sold by his ex., Arthur Morson and Edw. Moore (VGR 7 Sept 69) or 1769

ISRAEL THOMPSON, dec’d , his ex. JONAH THOMPSON, SAMUEL THOMPSON and Wm. Hough of Loudon Co., will sell all of his PE (CMAG 12 Mar 95) or 1795

JAMES THOMPSON, Virginian, 23 , des. From Capt. Carter Harrison’s Co. (VG 5 Dec 55) or 1755
JAMES THOMPSON, dec’d, e.a.w., his ex., Thomas Ballard and James Bullifant, Charles City Co. (VG 12 Dec 77) or 1777

JOHN THOMPSON, svt., 18, b. in Blissland Par., New Kent Co., has relations in Goochland Co., ran away Wm. Wyatt in Williamsburg. (VG 1 Sept 38) or 1738

Rev. JOHN THOMPSON, Rector of St. Mark’s [par.] in Culpepper Co., died (VG 22 Oct 72) or 1772

JOHN THOMPSON, of Pr. Geo. Co., son of JOHN THOMPSON of Sussex Co. (VG 24 Dec 72) or 1772

JOHN THOMPSON, black lad, says he bel. to Wm. Hack of Accomack Co., jailed in York Co. (VGPu 7 Jul 75 sup) or 1775

Capt. JOHN THOMPSON, of Sussex Co. dec’d e.a.w. his ex. Geo. Rives (VG 27 Nov 79) or 1779

JOHN THOMPSON, late of Halifax Co. dec’d e.a.w. his ex. W and JAMES THOMPSON (RMA 25 May 96) or 1796

JOHN THOMPSON, late of Culpepper Co. dec’d e.a.w. his admr. GARLAND THOMPSON (VHFFA 20 Spet 96) or 1796

JOHN THOMPSON, a young man, d. in this city [Richmond] on Thurs morning last after a short illness (DOB 29 Oct 98) or 1798

JOHN THOMPSON Esq., Att. At law and author of “Curtains” and several other political essays, d. on Thurs last [acc. to VGGA] or Fri last [acc. to Ex] in Petersburg, aged 23; he was a member of the Petersburg Troop of Light Horse (VGGA and Ex 20 Mar 93) or 1793

LITTLEBERRY THOMPSON, executed on 31 May at Williamsburg for murder (Wmsbrg disp. Of 30 May (NYPB 28 Jun 64) or 1764

MARY THOMPSON, has eloped from her husband, JOHN THOMPSON (VGWA 27 Feb 90) [Her names was given as HANNAH THOMPSON in the VGWA issue of 6 Mar 90] or 1790

MARY THOMPSON, eloped from her husband RICHARD THOMPSON, on 10 Feb (VGGA 13 Mar 93 ex); her letter of explanation notes that Richard is her second husband (VGGA 20 Mar 93) or 17793

MARY THOMPSON, her husband JACOB THOMPSON, accuses her of embezzling his property and refusing to cohabit with him (BVCG 18 Nov 96) or 1796

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Mrs. PRUDENCE THOMPSON, one of the oldest inhabitants of Portsmouth, d. on Sat. last in her 58th year (VCGA 12 May 94) or 1794

ROBERT THOMPSON, dec’d, WILLIAM THOMPSON (nfi) will sell a 200 ac. Tract of his land in Amelia Co. (VGPu 29 Aug 77) or 1777

ROGER and G. THOMPSON, of Fluvanna Co. intend to move to KY within a month. (VGGA 21 Mar 92) or 1792

SAMUEL THOMPSON, Esq., commander of H.M.S. “Rippon” m. Miss Betsey Blair youngest dau of the hon. John Blair, Esq. One of H.M.’s council last [Tues] (VG 23 Mar 69) or 1769

SAMUEL THOMPSON, dec’d e.a.w. his admr. SAMUEL THOMPSON in Orange Co. (VHFA 1 May 94) or 1794
THOMAS THOMPSON, merch. Of Norfolk, died (VG 26 Sept 71); e.a.w. his ex. Matthew Phripp and John Lawrence (VG 9 Jan 72); his ex. Will sell his tanyard, houses, land, etc near Norfolk (VG 17 Sept 72) or 1772

THOMAS THOMPSON, Esq., of Richmond m. Miss Jane Isabella Syme dau of Col. John Syme, at Rocky Mills in Hanover Co. on Sat. eve. Last (VGRC 5 May 95, VGGA 13 May 95) or 17795

THOMAS THOMPSON, native of Ireland and formerly a wine merch. In the Island of Madeira died on the 5th inst. At the Rocky Mills (VGGA 15 Nov 99) or 1799

WILLIAM THOMPSON, merchant, mar. Miss Polly Chandlee both of [Winchester] on Tues. last (BVCG 22 Jan 96) or 1796

WILLIAM THOMPSON, of Portsmouth, dec’d e.a.w. his admr. JOHN THOMPSON (VG 29 Jul 73) or 1773

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