Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Elizabeth Armistead

Female 1667 - 1716  (49 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Armistead 
    Born 16 Feb 1666/67  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Nov 1716  Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023524  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Father John Armistead,   b. 1635, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1693, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Judith Bowles,   b. Abt 1639,   d. Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1665  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ralph Wormley,   b. 1646, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1703, Rosegill, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1686/87  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Hon''''" Ralph Wormeley Esq' And Madam Eliz Armisted of
      Gloster was married at Coll" Armsteds in Gloster 16th of fiebruary
      1687.
    Children 
     1. John Wormley,   b. 1689, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1727/28, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Ralph Wormley,   b. 1690, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1714, Middlesex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     3. Letitia Wormley,   b. 1692, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Judith Wormley,   b. 1694, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1716, "Rosewell" Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F14306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Churchill,   b. 2 Dec 1649, North Aston, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1710, 'Bushy Park', Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1703  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • M' William Churchhill & M" Elizabeth Wormley were Married October y'^ 5th. 1703
    Children 
     1. Armistead Churchill,   b. 25 Jul 1704, Rosegill, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1763, Bushy Park, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Priscilla Churchill,   b. 21 Dec 1705, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Elizabeth Churchill,   b. 1710, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16 Apr 1779, Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 69 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F14307  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Father: John ARMISTEAD b: 1635 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia
      Mother: Judith BOWLES b: ABT 1635
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 3, 1959 [John Frederick Dorman]
      MIDDLESEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILLS, 1713-1734; Pages 54-57.
      Will of Elizabeth Churchhill of the County of Middlesex and Colony of Virginia being sick of body,
      dated 9 Nov. 1716.
      My body to be decently buried, to be layen by my dear son Ralph Wormeley decsd.
      To my loveing son-in-law Mann Page, Esq., all my moneys, goods, effects which I at this time have in the
      hands or due to me from Messrs. Francis and John Willis of london, merchants, together with twenty hogsheads of tobacco of my this years crop fitt for shiping.
      To my said loving son-in-law Mann Page, Esq., and to my loveing daughter Judith Page his wife, these Negroes following, Jack Head and his wife Hester, Mingo, Ned, Mall, Sue, Jack Curtis and his wife Rose, in all eight.
      To my grandson Ralph Page son to the aforesaid Mann Page, Esq., and Judith his wife, when he shall attain to the age of twenty one years or marrys these young Negroes Isaac, Crumwell, Sue, Randolph, Alice, Cate, Sue, Harry, Matty, Ben, Margery, Judy, Hannah, Doll, Tonuny, Betty and Ralph in all seventeen.
      In case my son John Wormeley will make over the right and claim he may have to the above mentioned
      Doll, I give my said son my Negro man named Antony.
      To my aforesaid son John Worrneley all my household goods as well as all the plate now in the house which was left me by his father Ralph Wormeley Esqr.
      To my said son John Wormeley all my stock of horses and mairs, cattle and sheep and hoggs at the hogg house and black walnut quarters. My son Armestead Churchill should be committed to the care and tutorage of Mr. Bartholomew Yates in respect to his education. Yearly so long as my said son Armistead shall remain and be with the said Hr. Yates there shall be allowed and given by my said son John Wormeley to the said Mr. Yates two of the best beeves and four of the best hoggs at the said quarters towards the maintainance of my said son over and above what the said Mr. Yates shall demand for his
      trouble of teaching and charge of board.
      To my loving daughter Precilla Churchhill all the moneys, goods or effects due to me from Mr. William
      Dawkins of London, merchant; also one Negro girl named Maud.
      To my said daughter Precilla Churchhill that my tea furniture or equipage haveing belonging to it one tea
      kittle and stand of silver together with the said kettle and stand.
      To my loveing daughter Elizabeth Churchhill when she shall attain to the age of twenty one years or marrys
      the sum of 1000 sterling left me by my late husband William Churchhill Esq., dee., and is now due to me
      from the severall merchants in Great Britain. Also the Negroes I bought of Mr. Ranson (viz} Hilly, Poll, Doll
      and Hoss, also the Negro wench Jenny at the hogghouse and her children, and the boy Bill which I had of Benja. Davis his estate.
      To my son Armestead Churchhill and his heirs forever all that tract or dividend of land bought by me of
      Theophilus Man deeds for which are not yet acknowledged and all that other tract or dividend by me bought of John Dudley deeds for which are to be acknowledged by the Hon. Robert Carter. All bills, bonds and debts due and owing to me. Also all my horse and mares which are down below on any the plantations which formerly belonged to my said decsd. husband William Churchhill.
      My son John Wormeley is indebted to me by bill in the sum of 495 odd money. I do hereby reserve 200 of the said debt, 100 to my grandson Ralph Wormeley and the other 100 to my granddaughter ,son and daughter of the aforesaid John Worrneley.
      To my son Arm.estead Churchhill one tankard and two canns of silver which last came from Great Britain.
      To my cousin Judith Robinson my chaise and chais horse.
      All my wearing apparrell to my daughter Judith Page and my cousin Catharine Robinson.
      To the parish of Christ Church the sum of 10 sterl. to buy a pulpit cloath withall.
      To the poor widows of the said parish 20 sterl.
      In case Hr. Harry Beverley brings any moneys or other returns from the wrecks so much thereof as shall come to my share to be equally divided between my grandchildren (viz) Ralph Page aforenamed and his sister Mary Page, and Ralph, Elizabeth snd Judith, son and daughters of my said son John Wormeley.
      The guardianship of my son Armestead Churchhill to my said son-in-law Mann Page, Esq., my loving brother Capt. Henry Armistead, My kind kinsman Majr. Nathaniel Burwell and the aforenamed Mr. Yates.
      The tuition and guardianship of my daughters Precilla and Elizabeth Churchill to my son-in-law and his said
      wife Judith.
      Loving brother Capt. Henry Armistead, my loving son-in-law Mann Page, Esq., my kind kinsman Majr. Nathaniel Burwell, my loveing son John Wormeley, my loveing daughter Judith Page, Mr. John Grymes, Mr. Bartholomew Yates, my son Armestesd Churchill executors.
      Majr. John Holloway, John Clayton Esq., Mr. Christopher Robinson and Mr. John Robinson trustees and
      overseers. Eliz: Churchill
      Wit: Mary Hudson, Edward (C) Moore, Katharine (K S) Strahan, Chr. Robinson.
      1 Jan. 1716 (1717]. Proved by Christopher Robinson, Gent., Edward More and Katharine Straughan. Mann Page, Esq., and John Wormeley, Gent., two of the executors made oath.
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      1712-1714 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 4, [Antient Press]; Page 190
      Middlesex County Court 3d of August 1714
      - CHURCHHILL's Inventory to be recorded
      MRS ELIZABETH CHURCHHILL, one of the Executors of the Will of WILLIAM CHURCHHILL, Esqr. deced. presented an Inventory of the Decedent's Estate upon Oath which is admitted to Record
      ===
      1712-1714 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 4, [Antient Press]; Page 190
      Middlesex County Court 3d of August 1714
      - JONES's Receipt recorded
      At the motion of MRS. ELIZABETH CHURCHHILL, ROGER JONES his Receipt for one hundred twenty five pounds sterling to ye Executrix of WILLIAM CHURCHHILL, Esqr., deced. is admitted to Record
      ===
      1714-1716 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 4, [Antient Press]; Page 329
      Middlesex County Court 2d of July 1717
      CHURCHHILL's Exrs. v JONES Admr. contd
      The action of Debt between MANN PAGE, Esqr. and JOHN WORMELEY, Gent., Executors of ELIZABETH CHURCHHILL, deced. Plts. and RICHARD HILL, Administrator of THOMAS JONES, deced., Deft. is continued till ye next Court for the Plts. to make Oath to their Account
      ===
      1714-1716 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 4, [Antient Press]; Page 345
      Middlesex County Court 1st of October 1717
      - PAGE &c. v HILL &c.,Judgmt
      In an action upon the Case between MANN PAGE Esqr. and JOHN WORMELEY, Gent., Executors of ELIZABETH CHURCHHILL, deced., Plts. and RICHARD HILL, Executor of THOMAS JONES, deced. Defendt. the Plts. haveing proved their Account, it is considered that they recover seventeen pounds, eighteen shillings and seven pence halfe penny against the Estate of the Decedent in the hands of the Administrator if he hath so much of the Decedent's Estate in his hands otherwise the costs to be paid of his own proper goods als Exo
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 4, 1960 [John Frederick Dorman]
      MIDDLESEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILLS, 1713-1734; Page 137.
      Madam Eliza. Churchhill. Inventory. Total valuation 3657.13.2 3/4 consisting of money in hands
      of Mr. William Dawkins (merchant), Mr. John Wills (merchant), Messrs. Mica. and Richd. Perry (merchants), and bonds of John Holloway and John Baylor. Signed 5 July 1720 by Mann Page and John Wormeley. Returned 5 July 1720 by Mann Page Esq. and John Wormeley Gent., executors of Eliza Churchhill.


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      1703-1709 Middlesex Co Va Deed Book 3; Antient Press: (Page 1)
      THIS INDENTURE made the fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and three and in the Second year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne by the Grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland Defender of the faith etc, Between WILLIAM CHURCHILL of the County of Middlesex Gentleman of one part and ROBERT CARTER of the County of LANCASTER Esqr. WILLIAM TAYLOE of the County of RICHMOND Gentleman, WILLIAM ARMISTEAD of the County of GLOUCESTER Gentleman, CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON of the County of Middlesex Gentleman and JOHN ROBINSON of the said County of Middlesex Gentleman of the other part WHEREAS by the Grace of God a Marriage is intended to be shortly had and solemnized by and between the said William Churchill and Madam ELIZABETH WORMELEY of the County of Middlesex Widdow and Relict of RALPH WORMELEY Esqr. NOW thereupon this Indenture WITNESSETH that the said Wm. Churchill for the better maintenance and settlement of an Estate on the said Elizabeth for the advantage of the said Elizabeths children she already hath by her late husband and for the great love and affection he hath and beareth to the said Elizabeth as also for other good causes him thereunto moveing doth for himself his heires Executors and Administrators covenant promise and grant to and with the said Robert Carter, John Tayloe, William Armistead, Christo- pher Robinson and John Robinson their heires and every of them by these presents that in case the said marriage shall take effect then the said William Churchill shall forever disown and disclaim any right Title or property that he the said William Churchill by virtue of said marriage by Law might or ought to have or claime of in or to all or any part of the personall Estate of the said Elizabeth Wormeley be it Negroe slaves, money here or in England, plate, household stuff, stocks of cattle, horses, etc. a schedule of the personal estate here in Virginia Vide the Negroes, plate, household stuff, cattle is hereunto annixt and to the end this Contract between the said William Churchill and the said Elizabeth may be obligatory binding and have effect against the said William Churchill according to the true intent and meaning thereof said William Churchill doth hereby for himselfe his heires further covenant grant and agree to and with the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, Wm, Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson their heires and to and with every of them by these presents that he the said William Churchill shall and will sometime within six months after the day of these presents to the said marriage taking effect by good and sufficient entering and conveyance in the Law such as the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson or their Council learned in the Law & all advise devise or require under his hand and seal before two or more credible witnesses to be executed make over and convey unto the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson all his right and title and interest of in and to the said personal Estate of the said Elizabeth to wit of the Negroes, plate. household stuffe, Cattle etc. mentioned and contained in the said Schedule as also all the money that is now in England together with the produce of the Tobacco now going home and of the present years crop upon the ground, the Negroes, plate, household stuffe and cattle, etc. mentioned in the said annex & schedule the said Churchill doth hereby covenant and oblige himself to deliver unto the possession and occupation of the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson, and John Robinson Immediately at the time of the passing of the said writeing and conveyance and the money in England and that the said Churchill is to render an account of and paying into the hands of Robert Carter, William Taylor, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson or the Survivors of them as soon as he the said Churchill can get the Merchants account out of England acquainting him with the Respective times thereof the said Personal Estate to wit the Negroes, plate, household stuffe and cattle etc. in Virginia also the moneys that is and shall be in England as aforesaid to be by the said Churchill annexed made over and delivered into the possession of and paid to the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson to and for the uses intents and purposes following and to no other intents or purposes whatsoever namely the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson unto conveyance and delivery by the said William Churchill of the said Estate herein Virginia as aforesaid are to be redelivered the said personal estate into the possession of the said Churchill or to convey over to him the said Churchill the use and occupation of the said personall Estate to be held and enjoyed together with the labour of the said Negroes for the space of seven years next to come if the said William Churchill and Elizabeth shall so long live but in case of the death of the said Churchill and the said Elizabeth before that time to the time of his or her death and no longer the true intent and meaning of these presents being that the said Churchill is not to claime any property or absolute right of in or to ye said Negreos or their increase, plate, household stuffe or Cattell etc, only the lent thereof for and dureing the said Term of seven years at the end of which he the said Churchill shall redeliver unto the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson or to the Survivors of them the said personall Estate here in Virginia as he received it to Witt the Negroes or as many of them as shall be alive at that time together with the children that shall come to them during the said time of his possession, the plate, household stuffe and the same number of Cattle to be of the ages those are reputed to be at the time of his receipt of them and the rest of the Estate to be and remaine in the possession and under the direction of the said Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson or the Survivors of them dureing the lives of the said William Churchill and Elizabeth Wormeley to be kept at such a place and places as the said Eliza, shall direct and in case of the death of the said William before the said Elizabeth the said Estate to be immediately into possession of the said Elizabeth and the full property thereof to be vested in the said Elizabeth . , . (this entry continues for four more pages including a bond signed by William Churchill and the schedule of property)
      At a Court held for the County of Middlesex the 4th day of October 1703
      William Churchill gent came that day into Court presented and acknowledged this his bond by him made to Robert Carter, William Tayloe, William Armistead, Christopher Robinson and John Robinson Gent. and it was admitted to record.
      Test EDWIN THACKER CICur
      Truly recorded WIL: STANARD Cl Cur

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