1. Thomas Sparrow. Information on Thomas Sparrow
the settler comes from AA Co. land records. It appears he died about 1660.
the key is a deed of Mary Frances, sole executor of the LWT of THomas Frances.
dated 20 Sept 1690. "In consideration that Thomas Sparrow had transported
himself, Elizabeth his wife and his children and John Dennis, his servant into
this province in 1649, THomas Sparrow, son and heir of the 1st named Thomas Sparrow
was given a patent dated 7 Sept 1659 for a parcel named "Sparrows Rest"
surveyed for his father on the west side of Road RIver..containing 590 acres....
By patent dated 28 May 1675, Thomas Sparrow received a parcel called "Sparrow's
Addition"...containing 100 acres.... Thos. Sparrow sold to Thomas Francis,
AA Co. Gent. a parcel of the land called "Sparrows Rest" and part of
"Sparrows Addition" containing 146 acres... Thomas Sparrow, so and
heir of Thomas Sparrow died and left his son THomas hais heir.....The rent rolls
in 1707 show 590 acres of "Sparrows Rest" surveyed 22 Sept 1652 for
Tho. Sparrow on west side of Road RIver in possession of Tho. Sparrow. In 1707
rent rolls, "Sparrow's Addition" listed as surveyed 2 Feb 1673 for
Thomas Sparrow on Road River, Possessor was Tho. Sparrow, the son.
Thomas Sparrow owned the tract "New Conton" that is in what became Baltimore Co., consisting of 600 acres surveyed 20 Nov. 1652 for Thomas Sparrow on the north side of Patapsco River., in 1707 this land was possessed by John Rous for Sollomon Sparrow. There was an adjacent 45 acres surveyed 24 July 1672 for Solomon Sparrow on the north side of Patapsco RIver, on west side of a cove on the west south most line of Thomas Sparrow.