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

Elizabeth Landon

Female 1683 - 1719  (36 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Landon 
    Born 11 May 1683  Credenhill, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Jul 1719  "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I073354  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Family 1 Richard Willis,   b. 29 Aug 1656, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1701, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Nov 1700  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F24037  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert "King" Carter,   b. 4 Aug 1663, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1732, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1701  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Carter,   b. 1702, Corotman, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1791, Berekely Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Robert Carter,   b. 1704, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1732, "Nomini Hall" Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. Charles Carter,   b. 1 Nov 1707, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1764, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Landon Carter,   b. 7 Jun 1709, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1778, Sabine Hall, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Mary Blair Carter,   b. 1712, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1736, St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     6. Lucy Carter,   b. 1715, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, Eagle's Nest, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F14671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      LANCASTER COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS 1700-1702; Antient Press: Page 412-416
      THIS INDENTURE made this ix day of April in the year of our Lord God MDCCI Between ROBERT CARTER of Lan cr, County, Esqr., of the one part and WILLIAM ARMISTEAD of the County of GLOSTER, Gent., WILL: BALL of the County of Lancaster gent,, & MARY JONES of the County of MIDDLESEX, Spinster, of the other part. Witnesseth that the sd ROBERT CARTER for & in consideracon of MARRIAGE already agreed upon & shortly by Gods grace to be had & solemnized between the sd ROBERT CARTER & BETTY WILLIS, late the Wife of RICHD. WILLIS, of MIDDX. County gent. deced. for the love & affection wch: he the sd ROBERT CARTER hath to her the sd BETTY WILLIS & for a full & competent jointure to be made unto her during her natural life after the decease of the sd ROBERT CARTER in case she shal survive him & in ful recompen ce of the Dower of the sd BETTY WILLIS & for divers other weighty causes him the sd ROBERT CARTER especially moving hath granted unto the sd WILLIAM ARMISTEAD, WILLIAM BALL & MARY JONES their heirs & assigns all that tract tenement Neck or p:cel of land being in the Psh: of CHRIST CHURCH within the County of Lancaster being part of the tract of land whereon the sd ROBERT CARTER liveth commonly called JOHNS NECK lying & being upon the Creek that goes to the CHURCH of the sd Psh:, bounded as followeth: begining at the Spring in the branch or swamp of the Southermost side of the sd Neck bout or near a quarter of a mile Northerly from the Quarter called the OLD HOUSE QUARTER tuning from the sd Spring Northerly along the Eastermost side of an Old Feild & into a Creek or Cove into which the GATE FENCE the Eastermost end thereof now runs & so down along the sd Creek or Cove on the Southern side thereof into the MAIN CHURCH CREEK & so down along the sd Creek the several courses & meanders thereof & then Westerly along the Northermost side of the Creek or Cove called the OLD HOUSE CREEK the several courses thereof up to the aforesd. beginning Spring, the sd Neck containing by estimacon about sixty acres be it more or less & including an Old Feild wch. was a Corne Feild to the OLD HOUSE GANG when JOHN ASHFORD was an Overseer of that GANG & was first taken into Corne when WILLIAM SHORT was Overseer therewith all & singular the rights thereunto belonging & all the woods pastures unto the sd Neck or p:cel of land belonging & every part thereof, And also all that tract of land lying near the Eastermost branch of COROTOMON RIVER in the County aforesd. formerly purchased of NICHOLAS WREN by JOHN CARTER Esqr. deced, Eldest Brother of the sd ROBT. CARTER, & by him the sd JOHN devised & bequeathed unto him the sd ROBT. CARTER by his last Will & Testament being the plantacon whereon JOHN PLEWGHER now lives wch: sd land was first taken up by one WILL: CLAPPAM & one EDWARDS & by the sd CLAPPAM sold unto the sd WREN containing by estimacon One hundred & twenty acres be it more or less together with all houses edifices pastures woods and other the appurts unto the sd p:cel of land belonging, To have & to hold the sd Neck & p:cel of land & all the p:misses before menconed unto the said WILLIAM ARMISTEAD, WILLIAM BALL & MARY JONES & their heirs & assigns to the only uses in these p:sents expressed And to no other use wt:soever that is to say to the only use & behoofe of him the sd ROBT. CARTER & his heirs until the sd MARRIAGE shal be had & solemnized between the sd ROBT. CARTER & BETTY WILLIS & after the MARRIAGE between them to the use & behoof of the sd ROBT. CARTER during his natural life without impeachmt. or any manner of waste & after his decease to the use & behoof of the sd BETTY WILLIS for & during the term of her natural life for her jointure & in lieu & recompence of her Dower & title of Dower and after her the sd BETTY WILLIS decease to the use & behoof of the heirs of ROBT. CARTER forever. And the sd ROBT. CARTER doth further grant that he at all times hereafter sufficiently save harmles & indemnified the sd land from all other sales & granted & from all other charges & incumbrances wt:soever done by the sd ROBT. CARTER or any p:sons by his consent or rcuremt, And the sd ROBT: CARTER for himselfe his heirs doth grant that he wil at all times hereafter during the space of five years next ensuing the date hereof further acknowledge all such other acts and assurances in the Law as by the sd WILLM. ARMISTEAD, WILLIAM BALL & MARY JONES or either of them or any of their Council learned in the Law shal be reasonably advised for the better making sure the quiet p:misses to the sd BETTY WILLIS for the term of her life only and further that the sd BETTY WILLIS after the decease of the sd ROBT, CARTER during her natural life may hold & quietly enjoy the sd lands without any lawful interruption or disturbance of the heirs & assignes of the sd ROBT. CARTER or any other p:sons claiming under him, And further the sd ROBT. CARTER doth grant that if at any time after the date of these p:sents the sd ROBT. CARTER or BETTY WILLIS during their natural lives shal be lawfully douted or put out from the sd p:misses that then the sd ROBT CARTER shal stand & be seized in so much of that messuage tenemt. or p:cel of land lying & being in the Psh: & County aforesd, upon or towards the head of the Eastern branch of COROTOMON RIVER which now DOCTOR INNIS lives upon containing Two hundred acres be it more or less the sd tract of land formerly belonging to Mrs. MARTHA NORRIS deced And by her sold to the sd ROBT. CARTER together with all houses orchards gardens woods & other the appurts, as shal amount to the value of such of the sd messuage as shall be so evicted or taken away And Lastly, the sd ROBERT CARTER for himselfe his heirs doth agree that at the time of such eviction or taking away of the sd messuage after his decease during the natural life of the sd BETTY WILLIS shal remain & be clearly discharged & indemnifyed from all manner of incumbrances wt:soever by the sd ROBT. CARTER his heirs or assignes or by any other p:sons lawfully claiming or wch: hereafter shal claim any right under the sd ROBT, CARTER his heirs or assigns. In Witnes whereof the parties hve set to their hands & seales
      Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of
      ALEXR: SWAN, ROBT. CARTER
      WM. BROWNSFORD
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr: nono die Apl, 1701 p ROBERT CARTER et recordat 14d sequen p JOS: TAYLOE, CI Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I MARY JONES of the County of MIDDX., Spinster, do nominate & appoint ALEXANDER SWAN of the County of Lancastr: my true & lawful Attorney for me to rec: an acknowledgmt, of a Deed from the Honble, Coll. ROBT. CARTER of Lancr: Esqr. of conveyance to Mr. WILLM. ARMISTEAD , Capt, WILLM. BALL & me the sd MARY JONES bearing date wth; these p:sents in the sd County Court of Lancr: rattifying & confirming all that my said Attorney shal lawfully do in the p:misses as if I my selfe were p:sonally p:sent as Witnes my hand & seale this 9th day of April Anno 1701 Signed Sealed & delivered in the p:sence of us
      WILLIAM BROWNSFORD, (no signature)
      JOHN BAVE, WILLIAM BALL
      Probated Cur Com Lancr, nono die Anno Dom: 1701 p Sacram JOHAN; BAVE et GUILELUD BALL in Cur Test p JOS: TAYLOE, Cl Cur
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      1695-1699 Lancaster County Order Book 4; {Antient Press}: pg 145
      Lancaster County Court - 10th of July 1701
      - The action brought to this Court by ROBERT CARTER, Esqr. and BETTY his Wife, Administrators of RICHARD WILLIS Gent. [deced], against ROBERT SCHOLFEILD for one hundred pounds sterling is granted against his Security, WILLIAM HEARD, unless he appeares att next Court to shew reason to ye contrary
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      1701-1703 Lancaster County Order Book 4: pg 155
      Lancaster County Court 11th of December 1701
      - CARTER v SCHOLFIELD The action upon a reference depending at this Court between ROBERT CARTER Esqr. and BETTY his Wife, Administratrix of RICHARD WILLIS late of this County Gent., deced., and ROBERT SCHOLFIELD Deft. for ye unlawfull detaining of one Negroe woman named Doll of ye value of thirty pounds sterling and one Negroe man named Prince of ye value of thirty five pounds sterling, &c. as in the Declaration may more fully appear, upon all which they say they are damnified and damage have one hundred pounds sterling &c., thereupon the Deft. by DANIEL McCARTY, pleads that ye Plaintiffe in his Declaration hath sett forth charges aforesaid RICHARD WILLIS, deced., on ye 1st day of April 1699 was possessed of two Negroes named Prince and Doll as of his own proper goods and that ye Deft. on ye
      same day unlawfully dispossessed him, RICHARD WILLIS, of ye Negroes and possesst himselfe of ye same which ye Deft. denys and of this putts himselfe on his Country; DANIEL McCARTY for Deft.
      which Plea this Court conceiving to be insufficient for that the same contains only circumstances without substance; ordered ye Deft. to plead over; whereupon ye Deft. by his Attorey for farther Plea saith that ye Negroes [to witt] Prince and Doll, declared for by the Plaintiffe never was ye proper goods of RICHARD WILLIS deced., but ye right and title properly was in the Deft's Father, ROBERT SCHOLFIELD
      deced., by virtue of the Last Will and Testament of MICHAELL GRIGG, deced., and now ye right of one of them, [to witt] Doll lyeth and is in ye Deft. by virtue of his Father's Will which he is ready to aver and of this prays Judgment if the Plt. against him their action ought to have and maintaine and as to the other [to witt] Prince ye Deft saith he detaineth not and of this puts himselfe upon his Country; DANIEL MCCARTY for Deft.
      And ye Plt.'s Replication to the Deft. says &c., as by the Replication will appear upon ye hearing of which Replication ye Deft. by his Attorney paryed day over to put in his Rejoynder which is ordered to be ye next day of ye Court

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