3. Ann2 (Thorowgood) (William1 Thorowgood) was born about 1618. (Charles McIntosh, Ages of Lower Norfolk County People, William & Mary Quarterly, Vol. XXV, #1, July, 1916) Ann died before January 18, 1688 in Lower Norfolk Co., VA, at approximately 69 years of age.
She married three times. She married Thomas Keeling (Lt.) in England, before 1634. Thomas was born about 1608. Thomas died about 1664 in Lower Norfolk Co., VA. Thomas was age 34 in 1642. (Charles McIntosh, Ages of Lower Norfolk County People, William & Mary Quarterly, Vol. XXV, #1, July, 1916) He came to the colony, transported by Adam Thorowgood in 1626 on the "Hopewell."
Adam Keeling sold land on November 13, 1693 formerly belonging to John Martin which went to his oldest son, John Martin, who died intestate, so it went to my mother Ann, widow of Capt. Adam Keeling, now wife of John Richason, who gave it to son Adam Keeling, who now sells it to uncle Alexander Keeling. (Anne E. Maling, Princess Anne Co. VA Land & Probate Records, Abstracted from Deed Books 1-7, 1691-1755, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1992, p. 5)
She married William Jermy in Lower Norfolk Co., VA, before 1666. William died before January 15, 1666 in Lower Norfolk Co., VA. She married Robert Bray in Lower Norfolk Co., VA, after 1666. Robert died about 1681 in Lower Norfolk Co., VA. It is NOT proved that Ann was the daughter of William Thorowgood or sister of Adam. Thomas Keeling transported his wife, Ann, in 1634. They came to the colony on the "John & Dorothy"; Adam Thorowgood was Captain of the "John & Dorothy." Thomas and Ann named sons Adam and Thorowgood. Adam Thorowgood was the godfather of Adam Keeling; he named Adam Keeling his godson in his will and left him a breeding goat.
After Thomas' death, Ann married William Jermy, then Robert Bray. Robert Bray was the son of Edward of Biglswade, Bedfordshere, and dated his will April 24, 1681 Lower Norfolk County, VA. He named his wife, Ann, and also named Mary Okeham, John Okeham, William Okeham and Alexander Keeling and friend, Anthony Lawson. (Charles Fleming McIntosh, Lower Norfolk Co. & Norfolk Co. Wills 1637-1710, Colonial Dames of America, 1914)
Ann (Thorowgood) and Thomas Keeling(Lt.) had the following children:
+ 8 i. Ann3 Keeling.
+ 9 ii. Alexander Keeling.
+ 10 iii. Thorowgood Keeling.
+ 11 iv. Sarah Keeling.
12 v. Elizabeth Keeling. Elizabeth died 1671 in Lower Norfolk Co., VA. She made a will in Lower Norfolk Co., VA, October 30, 1670. Probate April 17, 1671. Elizabeth named her brothers, Alexander and Thorogood, god daughters Mary Okeham, Elizabeth Keeling and Elizabeth Keeling and her "father-in-law" Robert Bray. (Charles Fleming McIntosh, Lower Norfolk Co. & Norfolk Co. Wills 1637-1710, Colonial Dames of America, 1914)
+ 15 viii. Adam Keeling(Capt.) was born about 1639.
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