Thomas Gray (1593 - 1654) MP

‹ Back to Gray surname

Is your surname Gray?

Research the Gray family

Thomas Gray, Ancient Planter's Geni Profile

Records for Thomas Gray

4,680,088 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: Angerton, Northumberland, England
Death: Died in James City, VA
Managed by: Jeff Quinton
Last Updated:

About Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray (c.1593-1658)

  • b.1593 England.
  • d.1658 James City, VA.
  • Issue:
    • 4 sons: William, Thomas, John and Francis Gray.

Virginia Colonist

  • from 1608: Jamestown, VA. colonist; age 15
    • Winthrop Fleet passenger
  • Ancient Planter at or before the time of Sir Thomas Dale” . 

Property

  • 18 Nov 1618: 550 acres James City Co.
  •  100 acres due as an “Ancient Planter” at or before time of Sir Thomas Dale (March 27, 1611). 
  • 50 acres for Annis (Annie) first wife;
  • 50 acres for Rebecca, his now wife
  • 350 for transportation of 2 sons, William Gray and Thomas Gray, and 5 servants – May 26, 1638.
  • patented land in Surry County: 1635, 1639 and 1642. 
  •   Gray’s Creek (opposite to Jamestown Island) named after him.

Sources

  • Genealogies of VA Families. pp 222, Boddies VHG p 109, HSF V 17 p 81 and SVF V 2 p 30-42.
    • b. shown by his deposition (3-7-1653):
      • * Stated age as 60 ... Testified that Daniel Hutton, dec, left all his estate to his wife Rebecca (surry Bk 1 p 41)

Links

view all 15

Thomas Gray, Ancient Planter's Timeline

1593
1593
Angerton, Northumberland, England
1595
May 4, 1595
Age 2
Harwich, Essex, England
1608
1608
Age 15

(according to Boddie in Virginia Historical Genealogies, p. 265. )

1611
March 29, 1611
Age 18
London, England
1619
1619
Age 26
Surry, Virginia
1625
1625
Age 32
Surry, Virginia
1626
September 11, 1626
Age 33
England
1627
1627
Age 34
Surry, Virginia
1630
1630
Age 37
Surry, Virginia
1648
1648
Age 55
James City, Virginia