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

Joseph Wimsatt

Male 1780 - Aft 1850  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wimsatt 
    Born Dec 1780  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1850  Marion County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I062363  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Robert Wimsatt,   b. Abt 1732, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Feb 1794, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Abell,   b. Bef 1753, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Washington County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years) 
    Married Aft 17 Feb 1768  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah 'Sally' Stone,   b. Bef 1784,   d. 18 Nov 1848, Marion County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1800  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F30003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • two different Joseph's

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      JOSEPH WIMSATT OF ST. MARY'S CO., MD.

      July 27, 1777 - Joseph Wimsatt, Private, St. Mary's Co., Md. Militia.
      Source: Peden, Henry C., Jr., "Revolutionary Patriots of Calvert & St. Mary's Counties, Maryland, 1775-1783," p. 297.

      Apr. 1781 - Council ordered Treasurer pay to ... Joseph Wimsatt (Winset) 11/6/8 ... due him.
      Source: Beitzell, Edwin W., "St. Mary's County, Maryland in the American Revolution; Calendar of Events," p. 89.

      July 1781 - A Return of Substitutes sent from St. Mary's Co. under the Act of May Session to join the Troops at Annapolis: ... Joseph Wimsett, July 27, 1781 ....
      Source: Beitzell, Edwin W., "St. Mary's County, Maryland in the American Revolution; Calendar of Events," p. 102.

      Dec. 3, 1781 - The following draughts and substitutes to serve till the 10th of December instant are hereby discharged: ... Joseph Wimsatt ....
      Source: Beitzell, Edwin W., "St. Mary's County, Maryland in the American Revolution; Calendar of Events," p. 109.

      Dec. 1781 - An Alphabetical List of discharged Soldiers of the two Battalions of Militia (by counties) raised to serve in the Continental Army in the Year 1781: ... Joseph Wimsett.
      Source: Beitzell, Edwin W., "St. Mary's County, Maryland in the American Revolution; Calendar of Events," p. 111.

      Apr. 4, 1782 - Ordered that the Western Shore Treasurer pay to Joseph Winset 11 pounds, six shillings and eight pence [not said for what.]
      Source: Archives of Maryland, Vol. 48, p. 120.
      Comment: This looks like the same record Beitzell reports under date of Apr. 1781.

      1785 - Joseph Wimsatt witnesses the St. Mary's Co., Md. will of James Roach.
      Source: Reno, Linda D., "St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1776-1791," p. 109.


      1794 - Joseph Wimsatt and Joseph Wimsatt of Baptist are both in the St. Mary's Co., Md. Militia.
      Source: O'Rourke, Timothy J., "Colonial Source Records: Southern Maryland Catholic Families," p. 92.

      July 28, 1795 - Joseph Winsatt m. Mary Howard in St. Mary's Co., Md.
      Source: Brumbaugh, Gaius M., "Maryland Records, Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church, from Original Sources," Vol. 1, p. 398.

      Dec. 27, 1797 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. will of Anastasia Howard, wife of George Howard, probated Feb. 28, 1798, provides:
      --A rent is to be laid upon all of my lands in "Ferney Hills" by two honest, good men of the neighborhood and the same equally divided between my two daughters, Elizabeth Howard and Anne Howard, and my grandaughter, Anna Panny Wimsatt, daughter of Joseph Wimsatt, until my son, William Howard, arrives to the age of 21, at which time the land is devised to him. If he dies without issue, the land is devised to my daughters, Elizabeth Howard and Anne Howard.
      --Trustees: Leonard Howard and Joseph Ford, to receive the rent of the one third allocated to my granddaughter, Anna Panny Wimsatt, and to use the money for her benefit.
      Executors: Leonard Howard and Joseph Ford.
      Witnesses: Philip Ford, Polly Folkes Read, William Wimsatt.
      Source: Reno, Linda D., "St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1791-1802," p. 94.

      Oct. 1798 - Joseph Wimsatt owns a tract of land containing 50 acres in Upper New Town Hundred, St. Mary's Co., Md. Joseph's house is valued at $10. Joseph's land is valued at $100.
      Source: Schuhart, Wanda M., "Federal Direct Tax of 1798, St. Mary's County, Maryland," p. 209.

      Jan. 3, 1800 - Joseph Winsatt m. Sally Stone in St. Mary's Co., Md.
      Source: Brumbaugh, Gaius M., "Maryland Records, Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church, from Original Sources," Vol. 1, p. 399.

      1800 - There are 2 Joseph Wimsatts in the 1800 Census of St. Mary's Co., Md., as follows:
      --00010-00000-00;
      --10100-00100-00.

      1800 - Joseph Wimsett, to Rolling Fork, Ky. by 1800.
      Source: Hammett, Regina C., "History of St. Mary's County, Maryland, 1634-1990," p. 101.

      Mar. 19, 1803 - The St. Mary's Co., Md. will of Joseph Wimsatt, probated May 7, 1803, leaves to sister Priscilla Carnbren, living in Ky., all of my estate in Maryland and Kentucky, including debts, bonds, etc. due to me.
      Executors: Sister Priscilla Carnbren and friend and relation Clement Alvey.
      Witnesses: Basil Alvey, James Morgan, Richard Hayden.
      Source: Reno, Linda D., "St. Mary's County, Maryland Wills, 1803-1820," p. 9.

      Oct. 1803 - Clement Alvey executor of Joseph Wimsett deceased petitions the court to advertise the several creditors of the said deceased to bring in their several claims legally authenticated. Prayer granted.
      Source: Blackwell, Claude G., "Proceedings of the Orphan's Court of St. Mary's County, Maryland, 1801-1809," p. 99.

      1810 - Joseph Wimsatt is in the 1810 Census of St. Mary's Co., Md., as follows: 10010-30010-01.


      JOSEPH WIMSETT OF MONTGOMERY CO., MD.

      Dec. 17, 1800 - Joseph Wimsett m. Winny Morgan Carroll in Montgomery Co., Md. (license date)
      Source: Manuel, Janet T., "Marriage Licenses, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1798-1898," p. 349.