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Thomas Williams

Birthplace: Isle of Wight, VA, USA
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Williams, of Isle of Wight and Elizabeth "Ann" Dunham
Husband of Susanna Williams and Susanna Williams / Davis
Father of William Williams
Brother of Elizabeth Ellen Wright; John Williams Jr.; Ann Browne; Nicholas Williams, Sr; Theophilus Williams and 6 others

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About Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams (ca. 1665-1727) married (1) unknown and (2)

Mrs. Susannah Blunt Davis

.Thomas Williams signed his will on 5 March 1726/27; probated 22 May 1727. The will indicates that his “now” wife was Susannah, formerly the wife of John Davis, who died intestate in 1720/21when his estate was appraised by John Screws, Jr., Richard Blunt, Edward Crocker, and ArthurDavis. Thomas Williams stipulated in his will that Thomas Davis was to have what his father John Davis had left him. The witnesses were Joseph Quantock and the Michael Deloach whosewill of 1727 was witnessed by Quantock and John Williams, undoubtedly the son of Thomas Williams. Appraising the estate of Thomas Williams were John Munger, William Bell, and the long-time neighbor of the Carter-Clarke-Moore-Sampson group at Blackwater, Thomas Ward.See Chapman, Wills, pp. 84, 96, 97. John Davis (ca. 1680-ca. 1720/21), father of this Thomas Davis (ca. 1715/20-1765) and undoubtedly the step-grandson of the compiler’s ancestress Mrs.Anne Rogers Moore Baron Matthews Davis (# 7 in the Moore Section)

married Susannah Blunt,the daughter of Richard Blunt who died in 1688 when the court ordered the sale of his estate at public outcry and his brother-in-law John Screws assigned his rights to his niece-in-law Susannah Blunt. Mrs. Susannah Blunt Davis Williams signed the appraisal of her first husband’s estate (ca.1720/21) that was conducted by, among others, her cousin John Screws, Jr. and her brother Richard Blunt. See Chapman,
Isle of Wight Wills,

pp. 30, 84, 96, 97; and Deed Book # 1, p. 158,concerning the assignment of the rights of John Screws to Susannah. Thomas Davis married Hartwell Hodges (ca. 1726/27-1796). See the Moore Section, # 1, a, (3), (e), 1). Hartwell Hodges married (2) James Drake (ca. 1725-1792). See the Parnell Section [# D, 3, b, (1)], as he was thegreat-grandson of Jemima Parnell Drake whose sister Mary married John Williams, the brother of the Thomas Williams of this discussion. _______________________________________

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Thomas Williams's Timeline

Isle of Wight, VA, USA
Age 40
Virginia, United States
November 1759
Age 89