Colonel Thomas Claiborne

Male 1647 - 1683  (36 years)


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  • Name Thomas Claiborne 
    Title Colonel 
    Born 17 Aug 1647  New Kent, New Kent County, Virginia, a Colony of the British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Oct 1683  King William County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I54287  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2020 

    Father William Claiborne,   b. 8 Oct 1587, Crayford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Mar 1677, Romancoke, New Kent County, Colony of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Butler,   b. Bef 1612, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1 Mar 1669, New Kent County, Virginia, a Colony of the English Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married ~1635  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F20112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Fenn,   b. 22 Mar 1660, Middle Plantation, Colony of Virgini Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1716, New Kent County, Virginia, a Colony of the British Empire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1680  King William County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Thomas Claiborne, II,   b. 16 Dec 1680, King William County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1732, King William County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F20379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1647 - New Kent, New Kent County, Virginia, a Colony of the British Empire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1680 - King William County, Virginia Colony Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Oct 1683 - King William County, Virginia Colony Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Biography
      Thomas Claiborne of Romancoke was born 17 August 1647[1] in King William County, Colony of Virginia, son of Capt. William & Eliz. Butler Claiborne.

      He served as Lt. Colonel in the colonial militia’s struggle with the Indians, and it is said he eventually died from wounds received while fighting. “In 1665 he received a grant of 500 acres New Kent county, and in 1677 - 1,500 acres on the "upper forks of York river."

      He married Sarah Fenn[2] and had at least 2 children: 1) THOMAS, Jr., and 2) Elizabeth.

      He died 7 Oct 1683[3] on Romancoke, in King William Co., VA, and his grave can still be found there. It is speculated that he married a 2nd time to Sarah Dandridge. Sarah, widow of Thomas Claiborne, remarried after Thomas’ death and died 18 Oct 1716.

      Sources
      ? Bible Records, Mss1D2988aSect2, indexed in "Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ7L-BN7 : accessed 13 March 2016), Thomas Claiborne, 07 Oct 1683; Death, citing Virginia, United States, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond. Digital Folder Number 004839656, Image Number 00502
      ? Bible Records, Mss1D2988aSect2, indexed in "Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ7L-BN7 : accessed 13 March 2016), Thomas Claiborne, 07 Oct 1683; Death, citing Virginia, United States, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond. Digital Folder Number 004839656, Image Number 00502
      ? Bible Records, Mss1D2988aSect2, indexed in "Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ7L-BN7 : accessed 13 March 2016), Thomas Claiborne, 07 Oct 1683; Death, citing Virginia, United States, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond. Digital Folder Number 004839656, Image Number 00502

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  • Sources 
    1. [S15163] Richard Claiborne (1730 - bef. 1776), Ancestors & Descendants, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Claiborne-267, This person,.

    2. [S14524] "Mary Elizabeth (Claiborne) Harris (abt. 1630 - 1710)", Biography, Ancestors, Descendants with sources, select tab, "Anc.

    3. [S14527] "William (Claiborne) Claybourn (1587 - bef. 1677)", Biography, Ancestors, Descendants, with sources, select tab, "Ancest.