Thomas Newsome1

#4474, (circa 1672 - 5 February 1720/21)
Relationship6th great-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges


Catherine _____ b. c 1672, d. 1720
Children 1.John Newsome+1 (1694 - 1720)
 2.Susanna Newsome1 (1696 - 1696)
Thomas Newsome was also known as Nussum (also Newsam, Newsum, Nusam, Nusuin, Nesham, Newman.)2 
Birth*circa 1672He was born circa 1672.1 
Marriage*circa 1693He married Catherine _____ circa 1693 at Baltimore, Maryland.1 
18 December 1701Thomas Newsome acquired 200 acres of land called "Contrivance" from James Phillips at MarylandG on 18 December 1701.1 
Death*5 February 1720/21He died on 5 February 1720/21 at Maryland.1 
25 February 1720/21He left a will on 25 February 1720/21 at Baltimore Co., MarylandG.3 
Probate*19 April 1721His estate was probated on 19 April 1721 at Maryland; inventoried.4 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges


  1. [S521] Robert W. Barnes, compiler, Baltimore County Families 1659-1759 (Baltimore: Clearfield Company, 1989, 1986), p. 467.
  2. [S520] VWH, MD INDEXES (Probate Records, Colonial, Index) N, 1634-1777.
  3. [S1008] Maryland State Archives, online, MD Prerogative Court Wills 1720-1721, MSA S538-24, Book TB5 16, 473-75. Bequeaths lands and some personal property to grandson Thomas Nussum, goods and chattels to aforesaid Thomas Nussum and grand-dau. Ellin Nussum; also bequests to Eliz. Emmirson, George Lester (son of Peter Lester), Peter Lester, dau.-in-law Mary Nessum; names Peter Lester sole executor; witn. William Moore, Thomas Burchfield, Anne Lester.
  4. [S521] Robert W. Barnes, Baltimore County Families, p. 467; valued at £109.7.8; by Joseph Johnson and Edgar Tipper; estate administered 8 Oct 1723, Peter Lester; legacies paid to Eliza Emison, Mary Newsome, son, accountant.