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Thomas Wisdom

Birthplace: Bucklebury, West Berkshire, England
Death: circa 1696 (62-70)
Petsoe Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia
Place of Burial: Petsworth Parrish, Gloucester, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wisdom and Elizabeth Pinchin
Husband of Martha Wisdom and Mary Blake Collins
Father of Francis Wisdom and Thomas Wisdom
Brother of John Wisdom

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About Thomas Wisdom


"Came to USA in 1662 with three brothers. Thomas and his son Francis were probably among the first on this continent deported to the Bahamas for activities in Bacon's Rebellion."

"Wisdom and Stewart Info":

"The Wisdom family from Berkshire, England has existed since the year 1375. Thomas Wisdom (farmer), b. 1630 at Bucklesbury, Berkshire, England; d. 1685 at Petsworth Parish, Glouchester Co., VA. (based on church records which indicate the parish budgeted funds for the keeping of the widow Wisdom ). It is believed that Thomas was the son of John Wisdom, b . circa 1604 at Bucklesbury; d. before 1681.

"Thomas arrived in the Virginia Colony in early 1662 as a follower of Minister Thomas Vicaris of the Church of England (Episcopal) to prepare for his recent bride's arrival. He was granted 127 acres of land in Petsworth Parish on 10 April 1662, adjoining Rev. Vicaris' land."


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Thomas Wisdom's Timeline

Bucklebury, West Berkshire, England
Age 46
Petsworth, Gloucester , Virginia
Age 48
Glouchester, Virginia, United States
Age 55
Petsworth Parrish, Gloucester, Virginia
Age 66
Gloucester County, Virginia