Mari, I wonder if your Thomas KNOTTS could be a descendant of James KNOTT, who was originally on the VA Eastern Shore, but went to St Mary's co MD in 1651 with his son, Nathanial. He left I believe two sons in VA. I'd love to get a male KNOTT/S in VA known to be a James KNOTT descendant into our KNOTT/S DNA study . Has to be a KNOTT/S male descendant with the KNOTT/S surname. Sorry ladies (but maybe you have a uncle, brother, cousin who would participate?) Anyone interested can contact me directly. Bob KNOTTS, a QA co MD, Benton co OR KNOTTS in PHX, AZ.