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Thomas Thompson

Male Abt 1707 - Bef 1779  (~ 72 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Thompson was born Abt 1707, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of George Thompson and Rebecca Medley); died Bef 27 Aug 1779, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Thomas married Mary Cole Between 1734 and 1738. Mary (daughter of Robert Cole and Elizabeth Tant) was born Between 1715 and 1720, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 1776, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Thompson was born 1740, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 1784, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    2. Margaret Thompson was born Abt 1748, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 30 Jan 1830.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  George Thompson was born Abt 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of Robert Thompson and Mary); died 6 Feb 1750, Rocky Point, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Notes:

    Evidence that George Thompson was preceded by two Robert Thompsons, not just one as most genealogies show, can be found here at the Thompson DNA Project.

    "[Robert Thompson's] son George Thompson did not marry Anne Clarke--I thought we'd put that one to bed a long time ago. He m. first, Rebecca Medley and second, Grace Greenwell." [Linda Reno, MDSTMARY-L, 13 Jan 2003.]

    George married Rebecca Medley Bef 1706, St. Mary's, St. Mary's County, Maryland. Rebecca (daughter of William Medley and Ann Reynolds) was born Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Abt 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Rebecca Medley was born Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland (daughter of William Medley and Ann Reynolds); died Abt 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. 1. Thomas Thompson was born Abt 1707, St. Clement's Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 27 Aug 1779, St. Mary's County, Maryland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Thompson was born Bef 1652, England; died Bef 1 Nov 1697, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Notes:

    Transported to Maryland 29 Jun 1680.

    Robert married Mary Abt 1686, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary

    Notes:

    Possibly Mary French, daughter of James French and Elizabeth Carberry, as Donnelly has it.

    Children:
    1. 2. George Thompson was born Abt 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died 6 Feb 1750, Rocky Point, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

  3. 6.  William Medley was born 1650, Newtown Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland (son of John Medley and Elizabeth Thompson); died Bef 30 Apr 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1653, St. Mary's County, Maryland
    • Alternate death: 1 May 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland

    Notes:

    Regarding his year of birth, Donnelly in John Medley (1615-1660) notes "Age 26 in 1679 ARCHIVES OF MARYLAND 51:269-271, which also states he was a son of JOHN MEDLEY dec'd."

    William married Ann Reynolds. Ann (daughter of George Reynolds and Dorothy) was born Bef 1660, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Abt 1701, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Ann Reynolds was born Bef 1660, St. Mary's County, Maryland (daughter of George Reynolds and Dorothy); died Abt 1701, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    Children:
    1. John Medley was born 1676, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 5 Apr 1748, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
    2. 3. Rebecca Medley was born Abt 1682, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Abt 1743, St. Mary's County, Maryland.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  John Medley was born Abt 1615, England; died 1660, Newtown Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1616, England
    • Alternate death: 1663, Bretton's Bay, St. Mary's County, Maryland

    Notes:

    Arrived in Maryland 1635 as an indentured servant of Thomas Cornwalleys. Represented Newtown Hundred in the lower house of the Maryland legislature, 1650 and 1651.

    Mary Louise Donnelly's John Medley 1615-1660 gives the parents of this John Medley as John Medley and Susannah Rhodes who married 8 Feb 1601 in Elland, Yorkshire. Problems with this include the fact that the elder of these John Medleys was a Protestant while the immigrant was a Catholic, and the fact that the older John Medley was a parish clerk whereas the immigrant was illiterate.

    John married Elizabeth Thompson 1642, Newtown Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Elizabeth Thompson (daughter of William Thompson and Anne).

    Notes:

    According to Mary Louise Donnelly's John Medley (1615-1660), Elizabeth arrived in Maryland 1641.

    Children:
    1. 6. William Medley was born 1650, Newtown Hundred, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Bef 30 Apr 1695, St. Mary's County, Maryland.

  3. 14.  George Reynolds was born Bef 1640; died 1668.

    Notes:

    Donnelly in John Medley (1615-1660) says he was "mentioned on 10/1/1663 as the Door Keeper of the Lower House and for his services received 300 pounds of tobacco."

    George married Dorothy. Dorothy was born Bef 1644; died Aft 1668. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Dorothy was born Bef 1644; died Aft 1668.
    Children:
    1. 7. Ann Reynolds was born Bef 1660, St. Mary's County, Maryland; died Abt 1701, St. Mary's County, Maryland.