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Thomas Towles

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: TOWLES POINT, Lancaster County, Virginia, United States
Death: May 22, 1800 (50)
Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stokeley Towles and Elizabeth Towles
Husband of Mary Beverly Towles
Father of Elizabeth Slaughter; Mary Smith Thornton; John Towles; Thomas Towles; Henry Towles and 5 others
Brother of Col. Henry Towles and Major Stokeley Towles
Half brother of Thomas Towels

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About Col. Thomas Towles

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia with the rank of Major. DAR Ancestor # A115433

Thomas Towles was colonel of Caroline County, Va., militia in the Revolution and member of the State Legislature fromSpotsylvania County, Va., in 1783. He also was Sherif f ofSpotsylvania Co. Va (Source: Virginia County Records - Spotsylvania1721-1800 Deeds, 426 , Deed book J: Refers to Thomas Towles, Gent.,late Sheriff of Spts. Co.) He owned 1445 acre s near New Port(complete with 7 outhouses) according to the 1798 Direct Tax list of Spotsylv ania County.

Served in Rev. War. Colonel Thomas Towels of"Millbrook," Spotsylvnia Co. At the beginning of the Revolution he was quartermaster to the Caroline Co. battalion of militi a (Seewarrant to him, Dec 16, 1776 VA Council Journal). Later in life he was col of militia, and represented Spotsylvania Co. in the House of Delegates in 1783, and probably other years.


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Col. Thomas Towles's Timeline

February 21, 1750
Lancaster County, Virginia, United States
May 25, 1774
Age 24
March 27, 1777
Age 27
Staunton, Virginia, United States
Age 30
Staunton, Virginia, United States
June 1, 1784
Age 34
Staunton, Virginia, United States
June 25, 1786
Age 36
Staunton, Virginia, United States
Age 37
Staunton, Virginia, United States
Age 40
Staunton, Virginia, United States
December 24, 1793
Age 43
Staunton, Virginia, United States
May 18, 1796
Age 46
Staunton, Virginia, United States