Name: Thomas WRIGHT
Birth: ABT 1720
Death: AFT 13 JUN 1767 in Amelia Co., VA
Change Date: 29 MAR 2012
!28 Jun 1759: Jonas Jordan of Raleigh Parish in Amelia and Winifred his wife to Thomas Wright of same, for £161.10 all that messuage plantation or tract of land in Raleight Parish & Amelian, about 400 acres, being the land whcih the said Jonas Jones pruchased of Nathanial Winson and deeded to Winston (recorded in Amelia) to the said Jonas Jordan. Amelia Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p 38.
!25 Sep 1760: THOMAS WRIGHT of Amelia to Thomas Pollard of the County of King William, son in law of said Thomas Wright, for and in consideration of the natural live and affection which he has for his son in law Thomas Pollard and for the better preferment and maintenance of the said Thos Pollard, part of that tract of land of about 150 acres in ... between Franklin's and Sancy Creek, being part of the tract of land which was patented on Dec 1, 1740, to John Burch. Signed Thos Wright. Wit - Nicholad Johnson, Thomas Wright, Jr., Recorded 25 Sept 1760. [A Plat of Land Patents in Amelia Co., Virginia, Amelia Historical Society, shows that patent of 400 acres just east of the patent of Isaac Saey and a short distance south of the 1737 patent to George Pollard] Amelia Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p. 324.
23 Apr 1761: THOMAS WRIGHT of Amlia to THOMAS WRIGHT of Amelia (son of the said Thomas Wright), for the love he has for his son, has given to the said Thomas Wright, part of that tract whereon he now dwells, in Amelia, containing 100 acres between Sandy Creek and his Spring branch and Quarles line, the Bridge Path, and Hudson's line, it being part of the land which was patented to John Burch on Dec 1740. Signed - Thomas (M his Mark) Wright. Witnesses - Gideon Thomas, Benjamin (X his mark) Meador. Recorded April 23, 1761. Amelia Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p. 432.
!23 Apr 1761: John Thomas to Gideon Thomas, his son, both of Amelia, for love and affection, 50 acres B/S Sandy Creek, the tract where John Thomas now lives being same land patented to John Radford on Aug 1, 1734, adj. line of Chapman, the old field, to the river (creek) lowgrounds, & Pollards line with all houses, etc. Wits. John Wright, Thomas Wright. Amelia Co., VA, Deed Book 7, p. 47.
!13 Jun 1767: Will of Thomas Wright. Will dated June 13, 1767, no date given for probate. Witnesses: Jeremiah Meador and Caroline (X) Meador. Executors: son John Wright and son-in-law Thomas Pollard. Leg: g-dau, Mary Johnson, dau. Lucy Johnson, all est. excepting Negro man Will, whom she may have use of for life. All my rem est. to be apr. & div. between my five children - Mary Edwards, John Wright, William Wright, Elizabeth Pollard and Thomas Wright in manner following: Dau, Mary Edwards to have £20 current money less than my son John Wright & my dau. Elizabeth Pollard & my son Thomas Wright. Son William Wright to have £83 current money less than my son John Wright & my dau. Elizaberth Pollard & my son Thomas Wright. Son-in-law Thomas Pollard to have all woodland ground of land I now live on that lies between the path that goes down the ridge to my son John's plant. & the line of the land that I gave him, & from where the path strikes out of the Great Ridge path to the head of the valley, down valley to a line between me and Legon. Son John Wright, all rest of said tract. Son William Wright, land I bought of Thomas Elmore. Amelia Co., VA, Will Book 2, page 88
!Jul 1773; Inventory of Thomas Wright's Estate, Est. inventory ordred at the July Court, 1773. Appriasisers, John Chapman, John Adkerson, & Joseph Pollard....total of twenty-one slaves. Amelia Co., Virginia, Will Book 2, p. 262
!Estate Sale of Est. of Thomas Wright, Amelia Co., Virginia, Will Book 2, p. 277
- Elizabeth WRIGHT b: BEF 1750