Saturday, April 10, 2010

Bond 3738 & 3739

3738. Thomas Wright & 3739. Elizabeth ? [VA]


~1620, Thomas born in England. [There are many Thomas Wright’s in England at this time.]
Thomas of Isle of Wight Co., VA.
Bef. 2/18/1663, Thomas died, probate requested; appointed Elizabeth Wright his relict Extr.
Bef. 9/10/1666, Elizabeth remarried. “Whereas George Wright orphant hath made choice of Edward Gibbs Godfather to the said George to be his guardian. It is ordered that the said orphan … Cornelius Srully who married the Mother of the said George …” (S) Isle of Wight Co. Court.
By 1680, Elizabeth married 3rd Thomas Bulger.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:

i. Thomas Wright, born ? in Isle of Wight Co., VA.
Thomas married Elizabeth Williams, d/o John ( 3756).
1683, Thomas received a land grant for 50 acres.
1692, Thomas mentioned in the will of John Williams.
1/25/1692, Thomas and brother George agree to arbitration over land controversy.
12/7/1694, brothers George and Thomas serve together on a jury, Coleman vs. Hawley.
9/24/1696, brothers George and Thomas serve together on a jury, Coleman vs. Hawley.
1698, “Daniel Long requests that friends Stephen Smith and Thomas Right divide his estate between my wife and children.”
10/23/1700, Thomas worte his will: Leg: son John, son James, son Thomas, son Joseph, daughter Mary, wife Elizabeth; Wife extr. dated 23 October 1700, recorded 9 Sept 1701. Wit: Richard Wilkinson, Jr, George Wright, Violet Wright.
1701, Thomas died in Isle of Wight Co., VA.

ii. Ann Wright ( 1869), born ~1650 in Isle of Wight Co., VA.

iii. Elizabeth Wright, born ? in Isle of Wight Co., VA.
Elizabeth married William Godwin.
9/1666, William /X/ Goodwin Receipt “sixth day of Sept 1666 aquits Cornelius Srully of any additional liability in a bequest in Thomas Wright’s will to his daughter Elizabeth Wright, William’s wife.”

iv. George Wright, born ? in Isle of Wight Co., VA.
George married Violet ?.
1683, George received a land grant for 50 acres.
1/25/1692, Thomas and brother George agree to arbitration over land controversy.
12/7/1694, brothers George and Thomas serve together on a jury, Coleman vs. Hawley.
9/24/1696, brothers George and Thomas serve together on a jury, Coleman vs. Hawley.
10/23/1700, George witnessed the will of his brother Thomas.
Violet married 2nd John Driver.

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