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Adam Thorowgood AKA Thoroughgood
- Date: 1603
- Place: St. Botolph's, Grimston, Norfolk
- Date: 27 APR 1640
- Place: Quarter Court, James City County, Virginia
Positions and Property
In 1629, Adam was Commissioner and Burgess for Elizabeth City County, and in 1630, he was Burgess.
- Wife: Sarah Offley
- Date: 18 JUL 1627
- Place: St. Anne's Church, Blackfriars, London, England
Death and Legacy
Adam's will was dated 17 February 1639/40.
- Source: S23
- ↑ Source: #S23 Vol. II, p. 414ff
- ↑ Source: #S32 pp. 607-609
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents" The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, (Vol. 2, No. 4 (Apr., 1895), pp. 414-425) Virginia Historical Society, JSTOR,org accessed November 3, 2025.
- Source: S32 Dorman, John Frederick;Virginia M. Meyer. Adventurers of Purse and Person 1607-1624/5. Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Inc., 1987
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On 19 Aug 2014 at 01:17 GMT C Handy wrote:
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