From Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia
Land Patents and Grants 1623-1800 Abstracted and Indexed by Nell
Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, VA. Richmond VA:
Press of the Dietz Printing Co. 1934. vol. one.
p. 502 - Patent Book No. 5
"MR. WM. THOMAS, 250 acs. N'umberland Co., 30 Mar. 1663, p.
334, (335). In Yeocomoco Neck, running E. by N. to Richard Holdings
land &c. W. by S. to Knotts Cr. Granted to Mr. Wm. Bacon 28 Aug.
1657 & assigned to sd. Thomas."
p. 175 - Patent Book No. 2
"WILLIAM ap THOMAS, 335 acs. Eliza. City Co., June 2, 1648,
Page 139. Adj. Thomas Watts, now in possession of Mrs. Lucy Purify.
100 acs. formerly granted unto Nicholas Hill & purchased by the
sd. Thomas. 150 acs. assigned to sd. Thomas by Walter Cade for
trans. of 3 pers: Walter Cade, his wife twice; and 100 acs. for
trans. of 2 pers: Wm. ap Thomas. Jane Killicke."
p. 325 - Patent Book No. 4
"WILLIAM THOMAS, of Yeocomoco, 200 acs. Northumberland Co., 24
Oct. 1655, p. 13, (20). N. Ely. toward land of John Earle & John
Waram. Trans. of 5 pers: John Gibbins, Eliz. Glissen, Joane an Irish
woman, Jane Brocket."
p. 395 - Patent Book 4
"MR. WM. THOMAS, 300 acs. Northumberland Co., 4 Mar,. 1661, p.
293 (400), Wly. upon land of Danll. Neale, Sly. upon James Hawley,
Ely. on Jno. Motley & Col. Wm. Clayborne & Nly. on Edward
Coale. Trans. of 6 pers: Phill. Harwood, Jno. Wray, Roger Pinner,
Robt. Salter, Thomas Panton, Edw. Plaice."
"WM. ap THOMAS, 700 acs. on N.E. side of Mockjack Bay, beg. at
corner tree of Mr. Ranson, running to marked tree of Tho. Preston,
dec'd. & S.W. by S. &c. 28 Oct. 1662, p. 304, (416). Renewal
of patent dated 16 Nov. 1652."
"WILLIAM THOMAS, 100 acs. Lancaster Co., on N. side of Rappa.
Riv., 11 Feb. 1663, p. 126, (630). Beg. on the head of Powells Cr.
Renewal of pattent dated 13 July 1653. (Marginal note gives this
name as Wm. Thomas, Junior)."
"WILLIAM THOMAS, Senior, 150 acs. on N. side of Rappa. Riv.,
Lancaster Co., 10 July 1663, p. 126, (631). On the head of Powells
Cr. Trans. of 3 pers: Kath. Jones, Jno. Brunstell, Ann Hyne."
p. 463 - Patent Book No. 5
"WM. THOMAS, 300 acs. N'thumberland Co., 26 July 1665, p. 213,
(116). Beg. at the head of the land sold to Mr. Michaell at a marked
tree of Henry Smiths, running S.W. &c. Granted to Edward Cole 9
Mar. 1653, assigned to Jenkin Morgan 4 Aug. 1657, by him sold to Tho.
Moulton & Tho. Tripe 24 Feb. 1661. Sd. Tripe sold his part to sd.
Moulton 9 Feb. 1662, who sold to sd. Thomas 20 June 1664."