Philip THOMAS

Male 1620 - 1675  (55 years)


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  • Name Philip THOMAS 
    Born 1620  Bristol, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigratn 1650  West River, Anne Arundel, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 15942 
    Died Jul 1675  [1
    Person ID I645  mm
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2009 

    Father Evan THOMAS 
    Family ID F482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah HARRISON,   d. 1687 
    Married Y  [2
    Notes 
    • Immigrated to Maryland in 1650 with his wife, Sarah Harrison. Before 1655 he was commissioned Lieutenant of the provincial forces. In 1656 he was a member of the High Commission to govern the colony under Lord Protector Cromwell. 22Mar1657-58, he was one of the commissioners to surrender the government to Lord Baltimore. [1]
    Children 
     1. Philip THOMAS,   b. Bef 1651,   d. Bef 1688  (Age < 37 years)
    +2. Sarah THOMAS,   b. Bef 1651, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1675  (Age > 24 years)
    +3. Elizabeth THOMAS,   b. Bef 1651,   d. 1726  (Age > 75 years)
     4. Martha THOMAS,   b. Aft 1651, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1688  (Age < 35 years)
    +5. Samuel THOMAS,   b. Abt 1655, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Feb 1743  (Age ~ 88 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1620 - Bristol, ENGLAND Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigratn - 1650 - West River, Anne Arundel, MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Granted 500 acres 'Beckley' on the west of the Chesapeake. To this he added, 'Thomas Towne', 'The Plains,' and 'Philips Addition.' His homestead, built on 'Phillips Addition' was called 'Lebanon.' Lieutenant of Provincial Forces before 1655. High commissioner to Governor of Maryland 1655-1658. Affected surrender to Lord Baltimore.

  • Sources 
    1. [S174] Colonial Families, Mackenzie, George Nordbury, (Grafton Press, New York, 1907).

    2. [S700] The Thomas Book, Thomas, Lawrence Buckley, (Henry T. Thomas Co., New York City, 1896).