Capt. Thomas Harris

Capt. Thomas Harris

Male 1586 - 1649  (63 years)    Has no ancestors but more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Thomas Harris 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1586  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1649  Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I331823  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2018 

    Family 1 Adria Hoare 
    Married Aylesbury, Buckingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    +1. Mary Harris,   b. 1625,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F131830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joane,   b. Bef 1586 
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F318470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1586 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Aylesbury, Buckingham, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1611 immigration On The "Prosperous; another source says aboard the ship "Prosperous" in May 1610
    • Owned 400 acres inherited (???) from Ann, widow of Edward Gurganey in Henrico Co., VA
    • Owned 750 acres within Diggs Hundred in Henrico Co., VA adjoining the land of Edward Virgany and thenced extending north to the land of Joan Harris his wife, bounded on the west by the river.
    • 12 MAY 1637 owned 700 acres "Long Field" next to "Bemoes Dividend"
    • 11 NOV 1638 owned 650 acres for the transportation of 13 persons in Henrico Co., VA granted by Harvey
    • He was designated and "Ancient Planter" in Henrico Co., VA and owned 100 acres due him as an ancient planter.
    • Thomas patented 870 [820?] acres in Henrico County, VA, known as "Longfield", later as "Curles Neck." name of "Curles Neck Dairy."
      This piqued my curiosity, since I had seen the unusual name in the archival material on Capt. Harris.
      Driving down off the bluffs east of Richmond I easily recognized the finger of land Harris. The meandering James River defined it precisely. (-Baxter P.Cochran, 1992).
    • During the Indian wars of 1622 he was second in command to Capt Thos. Osborneand later of the Charles City Regiment. He owned 820 acres of land at"Long field. "He was granted large (additional?) tracts of land in 1635 to 1655 & 1658 due unto him "as being an Antient Planter and Adventurer, and for transportation of persons into the Colony."
      These grants amounted to 2270 acres.
      He represented Henrico County in the House of Burgesses (first English Assembly ever convened in America) from 1623 to 1639, and 1642.

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