264. Thomas Babb Jr. was born 1697 in Brandywine Hundred New Castle DE. He died 01 Oct 1760 in Winchester, Fredrick Co., Virginia. Thomas married Sarah Foulk on 26 Jun 1729 in Wilmington, New Castle, Virginia.
"Not long after his marriage there was a movement of Quakers from Pennsylvania to Frederick County, Virginia. Thomas went with these Quakers and was one of the founding fathers of the Hopewell Monthly Meeting north of Winchester in Frederick County. This was in 1734.
His father had a land grant of 600 acres on Apple Pie Ridge, near Babb's Run, northwest of Winchester. Thomas settled there and was joined by his brother, Phillip. At his father's death they inherited this land.
Thomas died 11/04/1760. His will was proved 11/04/1760. He left the home place to his son, Sampson, and other bequest to his other children. His wife, not being mentioned, is believed to have already died. The first lovely old home belonging to Thomas was called "The Great Marsh Plantation", now known as The Babb‑Purcell‑Janney House. It dates to 1735. Great Marsh is located on the north side of route 673 between route 522 and the Apple Pie Ridge Road in Frederick, Virginia. The second home named "The Brick House" is a lovely old brick mansion and dates also to 1735. It is located west of the Apple Pie Ridge Road and south of route 672 on Babb's Run. This is also in Frederick, Virginia."
265. Sarah Foulk was born 1708 in Bethel Twp. Chester Co. PA. She died before 1760 in Winchester, Fredrick Co., Virginia.