About Ann Thomas
On 2 Mar 1666, Ann, wife of Miles Gray, admitted adultrey with John Hancock from Apr 1665 to 2 Mar 1666 and asks husband's forgiveness. On 18 Feb 1667, Ann had a bastard child and Miles left her. Ann Toft paid her fine instead of the whipping.
A Samuel Thomas was also named in Ann's 2nd husband in John Abbott Sr.'s will of 1694 (Acc Co Wills &c, 1692-1715(xi), p. 73).
In 1671 Ann Gray petitions the court for maintenance and on 17 Apr 1672 she gives youngest son Alexander, until he is 21 to William Brittingham, and her son John, until his is 21 to William Anderson. Also on that same day, Miles Gray gives permission for Ann to leave the county. Ann later asks for dower land at Muddy Creek (Acc Co Orders, 1671-1673(iv), pp. 73, 87, 88, & 111).
On 11 Nov 1674, Miles Gray of Somerset Co, MD, is not responsible for debts of Ann Gray (Acc Co Wills, 1673-76(v), p. 215).
On 21 Jan 1688/9, Ann Gray made a deed of gift to son John of 200 acres. He was under 21 at the time. Also named were John's niece and nephew, Samuel Thomas and Emblin Hubbard Thomas, children of Thomas and Jane Thomas (Acc Co Wills & Deeds, 1676-90 (vi), p. 511).
Family 1 Miles Gray b. c 1637, d. b 21 Nov 1717
- Jane Gray+ b. c 1660
- (d|o Ann) Gray b. c 1664
- (d|o Ann) Gray+ b. c 1665
Family 2 John Hancock b. c 1642
- John Gray+ b. c 1669
- Alexander Gray b. c 1670
- [S1695] Woodrow Wilson Taylor.
- [S1569] Maryland Calander of Wills, Vol. 4.