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Theophilus Hone, Hoane
Excerpt from Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Genry Entitled to Coats of Arms. edited by William Armstrong Crozier:
Major Theophilus Hone, Justice of Warwick County in 1652, removed to Jamestown, where he was Burgess in 1666, and sherrif in 1676. He married prior to 1672, the widow of William RIchardson. The Virginia family claim descent from the Hones of Essex. Major Theophilus being the third son of Thomas Home of Farnham, who married Judith, daughter of Theophilus Aylmer, Archdeacon of London.
Theophilus was born say 1621, He was a son of Thomas Hone and Judith Ailmer/Aylmer. Birth place is reported as Honington, Warwickshire, England. (without evidence). Two of his siblings were baptized at Bishops Stortford.
Theophilus married twice.
Children of Theophilus and his first, Unknown wife:
"Theo. Hoane" on February 22, 1652, "Theo Hoane" received a grant of land on the Rappahannock in return for the passage of the four younger children of John Gorsuch and Anne (Lovelace) Gorsuch. J. Hall Pleasants, the author of the Gorsuch and Lovelace articles in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, surmised there was a relationship between the Hone and the Gorsuch families
He patented 130 acres in Lancester County on the north side of the Rapphannock River on 22 February 1652/3. On this same date, Patricia Hatcher reports his patenting 720 acres on the north side of the Rapphannock River. On 21 September 1663, he patented 1000 acres and an additional separate 50 acres at Elizabeth City County. There were additional land holdings.
In 1667, John Hayman patented land in James City County, and his headrights included Theophilus Hone.
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