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Thomas Tooke (bef. 1626 - aft. 1682)

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Thomas Tooke
Born before in James City, Virginiamap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died after in Isle of Wight, Virginiamap
Profile last modified 27 Aug 2019 | Created 13 Mar 2016 | Last significant change: 27 Aug 2019
09:58: Fann Fann added James Tooke (1601-1662) as father for Thomas Tooke (bef.1626-aft.1682). [Thank Fann for this]
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Biography

James Tooke's children were Thomas; William who bought land from Thomas in 1678; and Dorothy, whose husband was John Harvey, Governor of North Carolina.[1]

The Southern Historical Association had published the records of the Quaker meetings at Chuckatuck. . . 6th day, 10th month, 1679:[2]
  1. Thomas Jordan, [who on this date married]:
  2. Elizabeth Burgh
  3. Edmond Godwin
  4. Thomas Godwin, Justice, member, House of Burgesses
  5. Elizabeth Godwin
  6. Joseph Woory, Justice
  7. Elizabeth Woory
  8. Barnaby Kearney, Justice, member, House of Burgesses
  9. Thomas Taberer, member, House of Burgesses
  10. William Denson, member, House of Burgesses
  11. Thomas Tooke, member, House of Burgesses
  12. Thomas Jordan, member, House of Burgesses
  13. Richard Bennett, Governor

Dorothy made her will 14 Nov 1682, and makes her brother Thomas executor and gives legacies to all his children. . .

Thomas Tooke received a regrant of his father's patent above mentioned and also patented 1,228 acres in 1667. His children mentioned in the will of his sister Dorothy were:[3]

  1. James, who made his will in Pasquotank in 1719 (citing Grimes, p. 379)
  2. Thomas may have gone to Middlesex where he made his will in 1720
  3. Dorothy married Joseph Commander who made his will in North Carolina in 1698 (citing Grimes, p. 79)
  4. John made his will in Surry in 1678
  5. Abraham
  6. Joan married John Scott who made his will in 1729 (citing will)
  7. William made his will in Surry in 1675
  8. Mary married first, Crew, then Edmond Bellson 13 Dec 1684 (13th day of the 10th month, 1684) [Bellson] children were Mary, Elizabeth. [Married 3rd] Abraham Ricks. Abraham Ricks made his will in 1746 (citing will); children were Mourning (Ricks) m. Josiah Jordan; Mary (Ricks) m. Joseph Jordan; Elizabeth (Ricks) m. Thomas Pritchard; Lydia (Ricks) m. Benjamin Beale; Martha (Ricks) m. John Lawrence; Ann (Ricks) m. John Marshall; Patience (Ricks) m. Joesph Jordan.

Land and Other Transactions

  • THOMAS TOOKE, 178 acs. Isle of Wight Co., 9 Mar 1662, p. 278, (228). Upon the head of one of the black water branches, beg. neere Thomas Prichards Cart Way &c. Granted to James Tooke, deceased, 14 Sep 1653 & due sd. Thomas as son & heire.[4]
  • Mr THOMAS TOOKE, 1228 acs. Isle of Wight Co., 9 May 1667, p. 124 Beginning in the maine swamp, adjacent his 800...[5]
  • Be it known unto all men by these presents that I, William Bressie of ye Upper parrish of ye Isle of Wight County in Virginia, planter, with Susannah my wife have given granted enfeoffed from us or heires an doe by these presents for evermore give and grant and enfeofe unto William Yarrett, John Grove, Francis Wrenn, Edward Jones, Thomas Tooke, and Henry Wigge and the rest of the sect of God frequently called Quakers, one house built by ye said people in ye place called ye Levy Neck Ould fields neare the creeke side to worship and serve the living God, in spirit and truth with ground sufficient for a Graveyard and what more may be thought fit. . . . . . This acknowledged in open Court by Mr William Bressie and his wife to be their Act and Deed and Ordered to be Recorded 9 Feb 1679. . .[6]


Research Notes

Pedigree Resource File at FamilySearch

Sources

  1. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records. 1973, p. 261-2. Genealogical Publishing Company.
  2. Boddie, John Bennett. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records. 1973, p. 346-7. Genealogical Publishing Company.
  3. Boddie, John Bennett. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records. 1973, p. 262. Genealogical Publishing Company.
  4. Nugent, Nell Marion, Virginia State Library & Virginia Genealogical Society. Cavaliers and pioneers; abstracts of Virginia land patents and grants, 1623-1800. 1934, p. 484. Richmond: Press of the Dietz Print Co.
  5. Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1666 1695: Vol Two. 1983, p. 34. Virginia State Library.
  6. “Isle of Wight County Records.” The William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 7, no. 4, 1899, pp. 205–315 (232-3). JSTOR.


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