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Thomas Womack

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Thomas Womack
Born about in Bristol Parish, Henrico County, Virginia Colony British Americamap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died before in Henrico County, Virginia Colony, British Americamap
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Thomas was born about 1664. He was the son of William Womack and Mary Allen. He passed away in 1697.

Thomas got in trouble with Thomas Jefferson (grandfather of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the US) when he and two of his brothers refused to perform their civic duty in clearing the common roadways.

Richard Womeck, & John Womeck presented among others by Thomas Jefferson, surveyor of the Highways for refusing to assist him in clearing same (after notice given) & they are ordered to be summoned to next Court to answer said comtempt. Thos. Womeck also among the number presented. 1 February 1683.[1]

On 1 August 1692 Thomas made a deposition in the case of Henry Walthall against his brother, John Womack. He stated he was about age 28 (b c 1664) and, supporting his brother, that he "knoweth nothing Relating to the Matter depending between Hen: Walthall & Jno. Granger & Jno. Womeck about his marking any Shoats more then the Report of other people."[2]

Death & Legacy

Thomas appears never to have married, or, if married did not have children. His will dated 21 January 1697 and proved in Henrico County court 2 August 1697 left his estate to his brother Abraham and to members of the Puckett family. Two of Thomas' sisters, Anne and Mary, married Puckett men. His will names:[3]

  • Godson Thomas Puckett
  • Couzen Elisabeth Puckett
  • God Daughter Catherine Baugh
  • Brother Thomas Puckett [brother-in-law, husband of Mary Womack]
  • Brother Abraham Womack
  • John Granger
  • Mary Puckett, daughter of Will Puckett [brother-in-law, husband of Ann Womack]
  • Frances Puckett, daughter of Thomas Puckett


  1. Valentine, Edward Pleasants; The Edward Pleasants Valentine Papers, Vol. 3. Published by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia. Reprint Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, p 1774
  2. Valentine, Vol. 3, p 1786 ff
  3. Henrico County Deeds & Wills, 1688-1697, pp 716-717; as cited on graham Family Tree
  • WikiTree profile Womack-199 created through the import of HUNTER FAMILY TREE (3).ged on Aug 27, 2011 by Restricted Hunter.

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On March 8, 2015 at 08:24GMT Shirley Dalton wrote:

Womack-233 and Womack-199 appear to represent the same person because: same birth date; both son of William B. Womack.

On March 8, 2015 at 08:23GMT Shirley Dalton wrote:

Womack-455 and Womack-199 appear to represent the same person because: same birth date; both son of William Womack and Mary J. Allen.

Kevin Bacon - genealogy connections Thomas is 18 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 18 from AJ Jacobs and 40 from JK Rowling on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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