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Thomas III Mattingly (b. 1688, d. Bef. July 10, 1773)Thomas III Mattingly (son of Thomas II Mattingly and Mary Suttle) was born 1688 in St. Mary's County, Maryland, and died Bef. July 10, 1773 in St. Mary's County, Maryland.He married Ruth Cole on 1715 in St. Mary's County, Maryland, daughter of Edward Cole and Honour Ford.
Notes for Thomas III Mattingly:
The Last Will of Thomas Mattingly
In the name of God Amen. I Thomas Mattingly son of Clement Mattingly, being weak in body but of sound memory mind and understanding knowing the uncertainty of this life do make my will in manner & form following, first I bequeath my soul to almighty God who first gave it me, hoping through the merits of my Crucified Lord, and Saviour Jesus Christ to obtain eternal life---Secondly my will and desire is that all my Just debts be well and Truly paid by my Executor hereafter
mentioned. Thirdly my will and desire is that my land that I now live on may be sold by my Executor hereafter mentioned for the (retton?) discharging my Debts.
I give and bequeath to my four Children, Ann Mattingly, Elizabeth Mattingly, Mary Mattingly, and John Mattingly my negros, named Togg, and her Children & young Charles to be equally divided among them & to their heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto my well beloved wife my negro fellow Big Charles to her and her heirs forever. All the rest of my personal Estate I give to my four children, above mentioned, to them & their Heirs forever. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my loving father Executor of this my last will and Testament, revoking all will or wills, heretofore by me made, as witness my hand, and seal this tenth Day of April one thousand Seven hundred, seventy three-------
Tho. Mattingly (((seal)))
Saint Mary's County to wit, On the tenth day of July 1773 Came Raphael Neals, Anne Mattingly, and Elizabeth Gibson the three subscribing, witnesses to the within Last will & Testament of Thomas Mattingly deceased & severally made Oath, on the Holy Evangels of almighty God, that they did see Thomas Mattingly, the Testator herein named, Sign and seal this will, and heard him publish and declare the same to be his Last will & Testament and that at the time of his
sodoing he was to the best of their & Each of their apprehension, of perfect leuse and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding, and that they respectively Subscribed their names as witnesses to the said will, in the presence and at the request of the said Testator, and in the presence of Each other------Sworn before~~~~~~
J A Thomas Dep Com r St. Mary's County
Son of Clement
Signed: April 10, 1773
Proved: July 10, 1773
More About Thomas III Mattingly:
Record Change: December 05, 2003
More About Thomas III Mattingly and Ruth Cole:
Marriage: 1715, St. Mary's County, Maryland.
Children of Thomas III Mattingly and Ruth Cole are:
- +John Baptist Mattingly, b. 1736, Mount Misery, St. Mary's County, Maryland, d. 1817, Washington County, Kentucky.