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View Tree for Thomas DunneThomas Dunne (b. 24 Aug 1606, d. Abt. 1699)

Thomas Dunne (son of Thomas Dunne) was born 24 Aug 1606 in Brandesburnton Parish, Yorkshire, England, and died Abt. 1699 in James City, Albemarle Parish, Surrey Co. VA. He married Unknown on 1664 in Essex County, VA..

 Includes NotesNotes for Thomas Dunne:
Thomas Dunn came to the U.S. on the Temperance, (this ship at one time was also known as the Sampson), at the age of 14 in 1620. A book titled Musters of the Inhapitants in Virginia lists a Thomas Dunn as a servant of Sir George Yeardley , Knight and Governor and Capt. Gen of VA.,living at James City, Virginia at the age of 14. In 1623 he lived at "Flower Dieu Hundred(?) located on the south side of the James River Weyanoke Plantation, the home of Gov. Yeardley, on the border of Charles City County, Virginia. Charles City County later became Surry or Sussex County. In 1655, most of the territory within Weyanoke Plantation, including Flower Dieu Hundred, was made a part of Martin Brandon Parish in Charles City Co. VA.

Thomas was granted 448 acres in Essex Co. VA. (WED).

Others coming over as servents to George Yeardley,on the Temperance, were Ann Willis, Richard Gregory (at 40 at muster), Anthony Jones (age 26 at muster), Thomas Phildust (age 15), George Deverill (age 18)

Virginia People, 1623/4
Settlers living at "Flourdien Hundred" in Virginia, February 16, 1623/4

Alborn, Edward
Baker, William
Bamford, John
Barnett, Thomas
Barrett, William
Beriston, Theoder
Blake, Walter
Boult, Annis
Bradshaw, Richard
Browne, John
Deverell, George
Dillimager, Thomas
Doughty, Ann
Doughty, Thomas
Dune, Thomas
Filenst, Thomas
Gale, John
Gasko, Thomas
Gregory, Richard
Grinder, Thomas
Guy, Robert
Hach, Thomas
Haway, Thomas
Jones, Anthony
Landman, John
Levet, George
Linge, Henry
Linge, John
Mimes, Thomas
Mimes (Mims, Mimms) Descendent Contact: email Robert Travelute
Okley, Robert
Olives, John
Peake, Robert
Peppet, Gibert
Pooley, Grivell (minister)
Pugett, Christopher
Rownige, Henry [or Rowinge]
Sawell, Thomas
Sharp, Samuell
Smith, Robert
Spurling, Richard
Strachey, William
Straunge, William [May be Stramige]
Thomas, Nathaniell
Tompson, Ann
Tompson, Roger
Tramorden, Edward
Upton, John
Watts, Thomas
Wilson, John
Woodson, John
Woodson, Sara
Yeats, Leonard
----, Anthony [Negro man]
----, William [Negro man]
----, John [Negro man]
----, Anthony [Negro man]
[6 unnamed Negroes]
[1 unnamed Negro woman]

Middlesex: - Calendar to the Sessions Records, 1616-1618
Additional Baptisms.
Middlesex Sessions Records.
Sessions Roll.
County: Middlesex
Country: England
Inquisition indented taken at Islington before Henry Harriott, gentleman, coroner, on view of the body of Samuel Armitage lying dead and slain there, by the oath of George Burneham, Martin Fossett, Robert Blackston, Richard Hall, Nicholas Steele, Peter White, Benjamin Peirson, James Stamford, Robert Jopson, William Bishop, Thomas Dunn, Thomas Willmott, Nicholas Turnor and Henry Berridge, lawful men of the vill of Islington and other four vills to the same adjoining, Who being sworn to enquire how, when and in what manner the said Samuel came to his death, say upon their oath that whereas the said Samuel and Richard Ingram of Islington, on 20 Jun 1617 , were drinking together with divers others in the house of John Massey, innholder, at the same, it so happened that divers opprobrious and contumelious words were spoken between them, by reason of which the same Samuel and Richard then and there fought together and made an affray, in which affray the said Samuel first struck the said Richard, upon which the said Richard struck the said Samuel upon the right side with a knife worth 1d., which he then and there held drawn in his right hand, giving him then and there upon the right side a mortal wound two inches deep and half an inch wide, of which mortal wound the said Samuel then and there instantly died; And so the jurors say upon their oath that the said Richard feloniously slew and killed the said Samuel on the above date in manner and form aforesaid, and so the said Samuel came to his death and not otherwise; And of what goods and chattels, lands or tenements the said Richard had at the time of the felony and homicide aforesaid or at any other time afterwards up to the day of the taking of this inquisition, the jurors are wholly ignorant. In witness whereof etc.


The Temperance
1620 The Temperance, from London, arrived at Virginia

Ship and Passenger Information:

Passengers from the Port of London on the Temperance to Virginia:

Deverill, Georg . . . . . -- Age 18 in Virginia Muster
Dunn, Thomas . . . . . . . -- Age 14 in Virginia Muster
Gregory, Richard . . . . . -- Age 40 in Virginia Muster
Jones, Anthony . . . . . . -- Age 26 in Virginia Muster
Phildust, Thomas . . . . . -- Age 15 in Virginia Muster
Stone, Maximillian . . . . -- Age 36 in Virginia Muster, February 4, 1624/5
(wife) Stone, Elizabeth . -- See name in Virginia Muster, February 4, 1624/5
Strachey, William . . . . -- Age 17 in Virginia Muster, February 4, 1624/5
Whitehand, George . . . . -- Age 24 in Virginia Muster, February 4, 1624/5
Willias, Ann . . . . . . . -- See name in Virginia Muster

Lists of the Livinge and Dead in Virginia Febr: 16th 1623.[i.e. 162xxx]*


"The Complete Book of Emigrants 1607-1660" by Peter Wilson Goldham, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, Maryland 1987. pg. 122. Jan 2, 1635: Passengers who have taken the oath of allegiance embarked on the "Merchant Bonaventure", Mr. James Ricroft, bound from London to Virginia.

During that time in England it was a law that all boys were to become an apprentice at age 14. Becoming a servant to George Yeardley in the VA colony was a part of this apprentice program.

More About Thomas Dunne:
Baptism: 24 Aug 1606, Brandesburnton Parish, Yorkshire, England.
Date born 2: 1606
Immigration: 1620, Came over at age 14 as a servent..
Last Known Address: 1666, Living in Westmoreland County, VA..
Validation: IGI Batch # C107123 FHL.

More About Thomas Dunne and Unknown:
Marriage: 1664, Essex County, VA..

Children of Thomas Dunne and Unknown are:
  1. +Thomas Dunn, b. 1684, Essex County, VA, d. 16 Jan 1772, Surry County, VA.
  2. +William Dunn, Sr., b. 1665, Charles City County, VA., d. 1731, South Farnham Parish, Essex Co. VA..
  3. +John Dunn, Sr., b. 1645, Charles City, VA, d. 15 Jul 1702, Norfolk Co. VA.
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