Thomas Mattingly, III (1690 - 1774)

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Birthplace: Charles City, St Mary's, Maryland, USA
Death: Died in Mt Miserie, St Mary's, Maryland, USA
Managed by: Karen Mattox
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About Thomas Mattingly, III

There exists some confusion about the mother of two of the children shown under the first wife. One researcher states that John Baptist and Clement are sons of Ruth Cole, not Elizabeth Warren. Rev. Herman Mattingly stated that Clement was likely a child of Ruth but John Baptist was born before his mother's death. With his first wife dying in 1715, it would seem likely that Clement was a child of the first wife as well. I do not currently believe John Baptist was a child by the first wife.

Thomas Mattingly, Signed: April 11, 1774, Proved: September 10, 1774

----1stly my will is that my Just debts be paid & discharged- ----2ndly My desire is that my son Leonard Mattingly have the use of my negro, fellow Hary, during his natural life, and after his decease said negro to Return in & be added to my personal Estate- --3rdly My little Strip of Land called Mattinglys Lane, my Water Mill, with the small parcell or parcels of Land adjoyning thereto, which I purchased from Thomas Warren deceased, & intended to have given to my son John Baptist Mattingly, but it being omitted in my deed of Gift which I made to my several Children, naming date, the seventh Day of July one thousand seven hundred, and fifty five, or there abouts, and on St. Mary's County Records & my son Edward Mattingly, having Since bought and paid his Brother John Baptist for the same, with my other Lands, my will and desire therefore is that my said son Edward & his heirs have and Enjoy the aforesaid Mill & Lands forever. -----4thly The other purchases which my said son Edward hath made with his Brother (illegible) to my Estate, my Will is that he be paid out of my Estate, agreeable to the true intent & meaning, of said deed & the Contracts which he and they have made with Each other----------5thly my will & desires is that the remaining part of my personal, after my said son Edward purchases & my Just debts be deducted be given divided & distributed among my several Children & grandchildren, according to the true intent & meaning of my deed of Gift aforesaid, but if after my own & my wifes decease my Children should differ & cannot agree in the division of my Estate, then and in that case my will is and I hereby Empower & Authorise my executors hereafter named or the surviors of theunto these, and appoint two or three persons of honest Charectors no way Interested, to settle divide & distribute, all my effects, & Estate among my Children & Grandchildren, according to the true intent and meaning of my said deed, this my will, and the purchases & contracts, which my said Children have made with Each other, Relative to my Estate, without any administration with the Commissary thereon, and I hereby nominate & appoint my two beloved sons, Edward & Clement, Mattingly, Executors of this my Last will & Testament hereby Revoking all other will and wills by us heretofore made, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the Eleventh day of April in the year of our Lord 1774------

Thomas Mattingly (((seal)))

Signed Sealed & declared

In the presence of us

Joshua Mills

Alley Mills

Teresa Mills

Saint Mary's County to wit, On the tenth Day of September, seventeen hundred & seventy four came, Joshua Mills, Alley Mills & Teresa Mills the three subscribing witnesses to the within Last will and Testament of Thomas Mattingly deceased and made Oath on the Holy Evangels of almighty god that they did see Thomas Mattingly the Testator therein named, Sign and seal this will and heard him publish and declare the same to be his last will and Testament and that at the time of his sodoing he was to the best of their apprehensions of perfect louse, and of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, and that they Respectively subscribed their names as witnesses to the said will in his presence and at his Request, and in the presence of each other------- Sworn before J A Thomas Dep Commis St. Mary's County-------

Transcribed Maryland by Judith A. Burger, October 20, 2000 from a photocopy, courtesy Lynne L. O'Brien, of an original court document from St. Mary's County, Maryland. The photocopy was good and the writing legible. I made no corrections of any kind.

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Thomas Mattingly, III's Timeline

1690
1690
Charles City, St Mary's, Maryland, USA
1707
1707
Age 17
St. Mary's County,Maryland
1708
1708
Age 18
St Mary's County,Maryland
1710
1710
Age 20
St Mary's County,Maryland
1715
1715
Age 25
St. Mary's Co.,Maryland
1717
1717
Age 27
St. Mary's County,Maryland
1719
1719
Age 29
St. Mary's County,Maryland
1726
1726
Age 36
St Mary's, Maryland, USA
1733
1733
Age 43
St Marys, Montgomery, Maryland, USA
1739
February 14, 1739
Age 49
St. Mary's, Maryland, United States