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Thomas Meads (b. 1612, d. March 05, 1653/54)Thomas Meads was born 1612 in Suffolk County, England, and died March 05, 1653/54 in Lancaster County, Virginia.He married Sarah Wellstead.
Notes for Thomas Meads:
The Will of Thomas Meads/Meador:
"The last will & testament of Tho. Meads made the 5th day of March I do bequeath my body to the Earth & my soul to God that gave it.I do make my wife my sole & absolute Exch.I do give to my wife & daughter Mary this plantation that I now live upon and all the land on this side of the Creek, and the sd. plantation not to be my daughter's 'till after my wife's decease.I do give to my two sons Tho. & John Meads all the land that is on the west side of the Creek provided that they pay unto my two daughters Margaret & Joyce out of the s. land two thousand pounds of tob. & cask at their day of marriage, and in case either of the[m] die that the sd. tob. to belong to the survivor.I do give unto my wife & sons & my daughters abovementioned all my goods and chattels after my debts are paid and that they shall equally divided amongst them. I do give to my daughter Anne all the cattle that belongeth to her which is about five head of cattle, likewise I do give unto her one shilling in money.This is my last will & testament as witness my hand the day & year above written.
12 da. Juny 1655
Edward Bradshaw (his mark)
pbat. 6 da. Juny 1655
Possible Ship records are found for: Ambrose Mader on ship in 1636, John Mead 1636, James? 1638 with Nich Meader 1638, Thomas Meades 1636 and Thomas Meades 1638.(Passenger And Immigration List Index, Edited by P. William Filby with Mary K. Meyer)
Thomas and Sarah children are:
Thomas "Orphan" MEADOR Jr. was born in 1638/1641 and died in or about 1662.
John MEADES born 1638 in Lancaster County, Virginia.
Mary MEADOR was born about 1640 in Virginia, married Richard HOBBS born 1644, died 1683.
Margaret MEADOR was born about 1642 in Virginia.
Joyce MEADOR was born about 1644 in Virginia.
Anne MEADOR was born about 1646 in Virginia.
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Record Change: February 23, 2004
Children of Thomas Meads and Sarah Wellstead are:
- +Mary Meads, b. Abt. 1648, Essex, Virginia, d. Bef. 1734, Richmond County, Virginia.