Thomas and Elizabeth of King George Co, VA (the "other" Thomas & Elizabeth) are a real enigma...
King George Co, VA was formed in 1721 from Richmond Co, VA; and in 1721 King George Co, VA that was a bond for Elizabeth JONES, widow of Lewis JONES who died intestate. In 1723 King George Co, VA: 1 Feb 1722/23 Thomas BARTLETT and Elizabeth, his wife, late widow and admin'x of Lewis JONES, dec'd...I believe Eliz and Lewis had at least 2 children (I haven't researched this very well) born by 1700 - this would make Elizabeth probably born by 1680; and thus probably Thomas born by 1680.He appeared out of nowhere to marry the widow JONES.Thomas BARTLETT is responsible for several appraisals in the 1730s; and his will is written in 1748 naming daughters: Mary MARSHALL, Sarah CALL and Elizabeth CAMERON. Elizabeth BARTLETT's estate is appraised n 1765.This Thomas BARTLETT appears to have signed his name to his will and appears to have been educated.I have found no indication of any son.There is a John BARTLETT/BERKLEY of about the same generation who married an Elizabeth and left a will 1750 King George Co, VA naming four sons and a daughter.
By several matching DNA results we know that Thomas BARTLETT c1705-1783 of Richmond Co, VA had a very unusual DNA (E3b - the same as mine); whereas the Thomas BARTLETT of Essex Co, VA had a much different DNA (R1b1c); and the BERK[E]LEYs of Westmoreland Co, VA (adj to Richmond and King George] had different DNA from either of these.
Also these two Thomas & Elizabeth BARTLETTs left many records in their respective counties, including wills, to prove they are not the same.
The last record of Thomas BARTLETT b 1670 (m Patience BENTLEY) of Essex Co, VA was in 1721.Could Patience have died, and Thomas BARTLETT, widower in his 50s, have married the widow Elizabeth JONES and had 3 more daughters? Possilbe...Other than that I don't know where Thomas of King George Co, VA came from.
What's your theory?Do you know of any brother's of Mary? Did John MARSHALL's wife die in King George Co, VA c 1790 and John moved to Mason Co, KY and 3m Tryphosa BARTLETT?
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