William ,3rd Bouldin, son of William ,Jr. Bouldin and Sarah Gold.
Born 1670 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, died 1741 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, 70 or 71 years
Was Prominent member of the Cecil County community of Maryland during the early 1700's farming large parcels of land and engaged in the tobacco trade. He was a staunch member of the "Established Church" as was his father, Both of them being Vestrymen and leaders in the parish. Childrens birthdates listed in the records of Saint Stephens Church in Cecil County were Richard, 12/05/1693, Elizabeth 07/03/1696, Mary 01/1698, Twins William And Alexander , 06/29/1704, Thomas 01/15/1706, James 09/04/1712, Samuel 01/07/1714.
William married Thomasin Nash, daughter of Richard Nash And Anne Wheeler, and they had six sons and two daughters.
Married 1687 at Cecil Co. Maryland (53 or 54 years married) to:
Thomasin Nash, daughter of Richard Nash and Anne Blunt Wheeler.
Born 1671 at Kent,Maryland
1. Richard Bouldin
Born Dec 5, 1693 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, died 1740, 46 or 47 years
2. Elizabeth Bouldin
Born Jul 3, 1696 at Cecil Co.,Maryland
3. Mary Bouldin
Born Jan 2, 1697/1698 at Cecil Co.,Maryland
4. William ,4th Bouldin
Born Jun 29, 1704 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, died 1766, 61 or 62 years
5. Alexander Bouldin
Born Jun 29, 1704 at Cecil Co.,Maryland
6. Thomas , Colonel Bouldin
Born Jan 15, 1705/1706 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, died May 1, 1783 at Charlotte Co. Virginia, approximately 78 years, buried at Golden Hills,Charlottee Co.,Virginia
Was the first Sheriff of Lunenburg County, Virginia. Thomas and his young family undertook a long and arduous journey from Maryland to Virginia to occupy the land he received in a grant from King George II of 970 acres. He built the 2nd framed house ever constructed in Virginia and expanded his lanholdings until he had reached a position of wealth and prominence in the territory. He was appointed the first sheriff of Lunenburg County, seved several terms, ascended to Bench of the County Court and served as Justice from 1749 to 1759. He played an active role in the French and Indian War between 1753 and 1768. In 1773 he was commisioned a Lieutenant Colonel in the militia of Charlotte County. His son Wood was a Major in the Revolution, and Thomas, An Ensign. Two of Wood's sons were elected to Congress and Wood's wife, Joanna Tyler, was the aunt of President John Tyler. His Great - grandson, Powhatan Bouldin was the Distinguished author of "The Old Trunk" which chronicles the lives of Colonel Bouldin, his family, friends and associates in colonial times in about Charlotte County. He is buried there a "Golden Hills" near the old homeplace, along with numerous children and descendents.
7. Samuel Bouldin
Born Jan 7, 1708/1709 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, died Feb 27, 1713/1714 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, approximately 5 years
8. James Bouldin
Born Oct 4, 1712 at Cecil Co.,Maryland, died 1783 at New Castle Co.,Delaware, 70 or 71 years