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Thomas Bagwell Arlington

Birthplace: Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Death: December 1816 (23-32)
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Arlington, III and Rose "Rosey" Bagwell Arlington
Husband of Elizabeth Arlington
Father of William Thomas Arlington and Anna Simpson Rayfield / Mason
Brother of Elizabeth Mears and Rosann 'Rosey' Finney

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About Thomas Bagwell Arlington

Thomas Bagwell Arlington was born circa 1788 at Accomack County, VA. He was the son of John Arlington III (c 1761-1818) and Rose "Rosey" Bagwell (b c1764).

Thomas was named in his grandfather's will on February 9, 1791 at Accomack County, VA. He was named as his grandson, Thomas Bagwell Arlington.

On April 5, 1809, Thomas married Elizabeth Simpson, daughter of Southy Simpson and Hannah Scarburgh Rogers at Worcester County, MD.

Thomas died on December of 1816 and his burial records remain elusive.

Administration of Thomas's estate was filed on December 30, 1816 at Accomack County, VA. It was on this date that John Arlington was named to settle his estate.

Thomas Bagwell Arlington was named in a Guardian/Orphan Bond on September 25, 1820 at Accomack County, VA. Hannah S. Topping and Nathaniel Topping were bound unto John Cropper, James Gillette, John Curtis and Thomas Parramore, Justices of the Court for $200. The above, Hannah S. Topping shall deliver to Anna S. Arlington, orphan of Thomas B. Arlington, deceased,what is due her when she attains lawful age.

Thomas B. Arlington & Elizabeth Simpson Arlington had two children: William Thomas Arlington (b ca 1810) and Anna Simpson Arlington (1812-1852).

Source: The Miles Files.


Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, III, "Accomack County Va., Wills & Administration, 1800-1860"., Pg. 12 (Will of John Arlington).

Stratton Nottingham, "Accomack County, VA Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800." Pg. 400. (Will of John Arlington.)

John Frederick Dorman, "Adventures of Purse & Person, Virginia 1607-1624." Pg. 105 (Bagwell Family).

Jody Powell, "Worcester County, MD. Marriage Records, 1795-1865."

Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III., "Accomack County, VA Wills & Administration, 1800-1860." Pg. 13. (admin. of Thomas B. Arlington.)

Gail M. Walczyk, "Accomack County, VA, Guardian Bonds, 1819-1827." Pg. 17.

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Thomas Bagwell Arlington's Timeline

Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
February 24, 1812
Accomack County, VA, United States
December 1816
Age 28
Accomack County, Virginia, United States