Thomas Wooldridge (c.1707 - 1762) MP

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Birthplace: Henrico, Virginia
Death: Died in Cumberland, Virginia
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About Thomas Wooldridge

3. Thomas2 Wooldridge (John1) was born 1707 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died May 1762 in Cumberland Co., Virginia. He married unknown Watkins 1735 in Virginia. She died 1762 in Cumberland Co., Virginia

About 1735 ... son Thomas married and gave him another John Wooldridge grandson. Again the Wooldridges married into an older and more prominent family, although it is not certain that it is the Hatcher girl he married. William Hatcher had received a grant of 1050 acres between Swift Creek and the Appomattox River around 1635.

A later advertisement in the Virginia Gazette for the home place gives an attractive description of an 18th century Virginia farm only recently carved out in the rapidly developing Piedmont: "To be sold to the highest bidder on Thursday the 27th of November at Meguider's (Magruder's) ordinary in Powhatan County. 300 acres of exceeding good tobacco land whereon is a dwelling house and several other convenient houses, all new , the plantation fresh, and in good order for cropping. It lies about twenty-two miles from Manchester on the main road, formerly the property of Thomas Wooldridge. Also my wife's dower in 186 acres of land lying near Jenitoe bridge on the Appomattox river..... John Cox

Notes for Thomas Wooldridge:

Will: Cumberland Will Book 1:246, Feb. 22, 1762, pr. May 24, 1762. Witnesses John Watkins, John Wooldridge, Thomas Hall. Notes for unknown Watkins: her name could be either: Watkins ... or ...Hatcher

Children of Thomas Wooldridge and unknown Watkins are:

  1. John3 Wooldridge, b. 1735, VA; d. Aft. 1780, VA.
  2. Frances Wooldridge, b. 1740; m. Richard Parker, Abt. 1762.
  3. Mary Wooldridge, b. 1743, VA; d. Abt. 1809, New Store, Buckingham, Va.
  4. Elizabeth Wooldridge, b. June 11, 1744; d. November 07, 1818, Bedford Co., Va.
  5. Thomas Wooldridge, b. 1748, VA; d. 1830, Buckingham Co., Va.
  6. Henry Wooldridge, b. 1751, VA; d. 1823, Buckingham Co., Va.
  7. Martha Wooldridge, b. Abt. 1756.
  8. Daniel Wooldridge, b. 1758, VA; d. 1821, Chesterfield Co., Va..
  9. Joseph Wooldridge, b. 1761, VA; d. 1835, Buckingham Co., Va.


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Thomas Wooldridge's Timeline

Henrico, Virginia
Age 26
Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia
October 21, 1734
Age 27
Henrico, Virginia
Age 28
Age 28
Age 55
Cumberland, Virginia