Thomas Parsons (1632-1684)
Thomas Parsons
Sex: Male
Birth: 1632
Death: 1684
Spouse/Partner: Isabella ? (1630-1717)
Marriage: circa 1660
Children: Mary Parsons (1662-1718)
Isabella Parsons (1664-?)
Eliza Parsons (c1665-?)
Hannah Parsons (c1666-?)
Sarah Parsons (1668-?)
Susannah Parsons (c1670-?)


Thomas was born 1632. His parents are unknown.[1]

Arrival in Anne Arundel County, Maryland[]

A number of genealogies claim that Thomas Parsons arrived in Maryland in 1649.


Thomas married a woman by the name of Isabella. Isabella was a widow of a Holland. The marriage probably took place around the year 1660 in either Anne Arundel or Harford County, Maryland.

Children by Isabella[]

The following are the known children of Thomas and Isabella:

Land Purchases in 1663[]

On July 10, 1663, Thomas surveyed 50 acres in West River Hundred called Thomas' Neck, in the great swamp. On July 11, 1663, he surveyed 150 acres called Parson's Hill. Later he sold this land to Peter Allemby.[2]


Thomas’s will was dated October 10, 1683 and was proved May 31, 1684.[3]


Thomas Parsons is an ancestor of astronaut John Glenn.

Known Researchers[]

Notes & References[]

  1. ^ A number of genealogies list Thomas' parents as Thomas Parsons (1605-1661) and Lydia Brown (1618-1674) of Connecticut, but there does not appear to be any link between the two families.
  2. ^ Information provided by Craig Campbell
  3. ^ The Fountain From Whence We All Come!