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Thomas St. John

Male 1613 - 1698  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Thomas St. John 
    Born 30 May 1613  St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Generation 20 
    Residence 28 Jun 1664 
    https://archive.org/stream/ cavalierspioneer00nuge/ cavalierspioneer00nuge_djvu.txt

    CAPT. ANTHONY FULGHAM, Patent Book No. 5, p. 518-519

    1000 acs. Is. of Wight Co., 28 June 1664, p. 383, (429). On a br. of the Black Water., beg. at S.W. cor. of Mathew Tomlins land, running Wly. &c. by a meadow &c. Trans, of 20 pers: Daniell Wilson, his wife, Edwd. Atwood, Robt. Cole, Katharine Diamant, Martha Greene, Wm. Lewis, Robt. Edwards, Jno. Browne, Jno. Fulgham, Anthony Fulgham, Jno. Boron, Eliz. Day, Joseph Butler, Hen. Gough, Jno. Who- man, Eliz. Barnett (or Barrett), Susan Smith, Tho. St. Jno., Jno. Wilson.  
    Residence 1681  Essex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    !Thomas St. John lived in Essex Co., VA, and was a "small" planter. He purchased 100 acres of land from William Claiborne Jr. of King and Queen Co., in 1681. This 1681 deed was witnessed by William covington (I) and Thomas Howerton. (Bird Papers: 1696-1810, King & Queen County, VA) 
    Buried 1698  Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • LAST WILL & TESTAMENT:
      In the name of God Amen, I Thomas St. John of ye Parish of South Farnham in ye County of Rappa:ë being sick & weak of Body but of perfect mind & memory praised be therefore given to ye Almighty God, I do make & ordaine this my present last Will & Testamt. in manner & forme following, that is to say first & principally I comend my Soult into thehands of Almighty god hopeing that I first & principally comend my Soult into the hands of Almighty god hopeing that I may obtaine life everlasting.ë I do committ my body to ye earth & to be buried at ye discretion of my Exex., hereafter.ë First I will that all just debts & funerall charges shall be paid & discharged.

      Item.ë I give & bequeath unto my Grandson, Thomas Cooper, a young Mare of a year old with her increase for ever;

      Item.ë I give & bequeath unto my Daughter, Elesebeth Cooper, ye benefit of land to worke upon whare hur Husband, Wm. Cooper, is now a bilding dureing her life time & to have as much priviledg for Timber or aney thing eless as tho the land ware hir owne duaring her life time;

      Likewise my will is that all my Land that I am now possessed with to be equaly devided betweene my Sons, Thomas St. John Junr., & William St. John.ë I do likewise make them both at age at Eighteen years if there Mother should decease or Marry but if not to abide while ye age of one & twenty; I do give & bequeath unto Richd. Covington, Ten Shelings to bey him a Ring;

      Lastly, I give & bequeath unto Wife, Mary St. John, all ye rest &
      remaining part of my Estate both moveables & immoveables dureing hur life time provided that she shall keep hurselfe a Widow & not marrey & after my Wifes decease to be equally devided amoung all my Cheldren, but if my Wife should marrey then my will is that shee should have but ye third part of my Easteat & ye other to be devided amoung my Children.

      I do likewise make my Wife my hole Exex. over my hole Esteat both pasnall & reiall.ë In Witness whereof I the said Thomas St. John to this my last Will & Testament have heareunto set my hand & seale this Tenth day of October one thousand six hundred & ninety.

      Signed sealed & acknowledged in ye presents of us ëWilliam C. Cooperëëë Tho: St. John ëJohn Billington ëEdward Brunn Junr.
      Proved by the oaths of Jno: Billington & Wm: Cooper in Essex County Court ye 10th day of Sept 1698 & truely recorded.

      Source: Essex County Deeds & Wills 1695-1699, pg 37
    Notes 
    Person ID JLS0010  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database | St. John Generation One - Raoul de Sancto Johanne
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-philipking140 Philip King, AncestryDNA philipking140
    Y-DNA-383916 Living (5 Feb 2015)
    Y-DNA-588741 Living (5 Jan 2017)
    Y-DNA-673398 Living (1 May 2017)

    Father Christopher St. John,   b. abt. 1581, Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1629, St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joane Pryce (ap Rhys),   b. 15 Nov 1579, Addington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1604  Addington, St. Mary, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage Record
    Marriage Record
    Name: Christope Joontkins
    [Christophe Santkins (St. John)]
    Marriage Date: 26 Oct 1605
    Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Spouse: Joane Younge
    Record Type: Marriage
    Register Type: Parish Register
    Family ID F4165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary _____,   b. 1643, Rappahannock, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1728, Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married abt. 1665  Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth St. John,   b. abt. 1671, Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Thomas St. John, Jr.,   b. aft. 1672, Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1719, Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)  [Birth]
    +3. William (I) St. John,   b. 1673-1690, Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1721, South Farnham Parish, Essex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Sarah St. John,   b. bef. 1698  [Birth]
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F4899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1613 - St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - abt. 1665 - Essex, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - !Thomas St. John lived in Essex Co., VA, and was a "small" planter. He purchased 100 acres of land from William Claiborne Jr. of King and Queen Co., in 1681. This 1681 deed was witnessed by William covington (I) and Thomas Howerton. (Bird Papers: 1696-1810, King & Queen County, VA) - 1681 - Essex County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1698 - Essex, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Baptism Record
    Baptism Record
    Name: Thomas Sengenes
    [Thomas St. John]
    Baptism Date: 30 May 1613
    Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Parent(s): Christopher Sengenes
    Record Type: Christening
    Register Type: Parish Register


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