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

Elizabeth Nutt

Female Bef 1670 - Aft 1703  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Nutt 
    Born Bef 1670  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1703  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I082328  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 

    Father William Nutt,   b. Bef 1635, Isle of Wight County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1672, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Nutt,   b. Bef 1654,   d. Aft 1674, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married Bef 1670  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alexander Newman,   b. Bef 1658, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1698, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1686  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F17280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Tarpley,   b. Abt 1668, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1739, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1699  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • G.H.S. King, _Marriages of Richmond County, VA, 1668-1853_ (Easley, SC:
      Southern Historical Press, 1986), p. 204: "TARPLEY, JOHN married circa 10 August 1699 per a prenuptial agreement, Elizabeth Newman, widow of Captain Alexander Newman (16??-1698) (q.v.), p. 146. DB#3, p. 32."
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F35582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William and Mary College quarterly historical magazine, Volume 17

      Will of John Farneffold, dated July 3, 1702, proved Sept. 16, 1702.
      Legacies to daughter-in-law Elizabeth Tarpley, son-in-law Richard Nutt and to Farneffold Nutt his son, Coz. Rawleigh Travers his wife, to Rebecca Travers my wife's picture and a small cabinet of drawers. "To each church in this parish a chalice of silver for a communion service 5 each or thereabouts with the inscription on them Ex dono Johannis Farneffold, and my exors. shall finde two gravestones about a yd. long for myself & wife Mary. On her gravestone this inscription: here lyes the body of Mary Farneffold the wife of John Farneffold the daughter of George Brookes. mercht. in London, & on the other this inscription here lies the body of John Farneffold, minister, the son of Sir Thomas Farneffold of Gatewickes in Stayning County of Sussex Knight. I give 100 acres where I now live for the maintenance of a free school and to be called Winchester schoole for fower or five poore children belonging to ye parish and to be taught gratis & to have their dyett lodging & washing & when they can read the Bible & write a legible hand to dismiss them & take in more, such as my exors. shall think fitt, and for the benefitt of the said school I give five cows and a Bull, six ewes, and a ram, a carthorse & cart and two breeding sowes. & that my two mulatto girles Frances and Lucy Murrey have a yeares schooling & be free when they arrive at the age of 22 years to whom I give a sow shoat to each, & for further encouragement of a schoolmaster, I give dyett. lodging & washing & 500 pds of tobacco & a horse. Bridle & Saddle to ride on during his stay, the place where the school house is to be directed my will is to have it neare my dwelling house, some part of which may serve for a school house till another may more conveniently be built. Item what schoole books I have in my study I leave for y* benefitt of y* schoole. Then my will is that some of my estate be sold for the maintenance of the said schoole except what my exors shall think fitt to select necessary for use as bedding, potts, & pewter. Item my will is that Mr. Tarpley, Mr. Leo Howson, Richard Nutt and Edward Cole carry me to the grave, three to have guineas and Richard Nutt a gold ring * * * If the school fail for want of maintenance which I hope it will not give that hundred acres & all the rest of my land to Farneffold Nutt, son of Richard Nutt; to the minister who preaches my funeral sermon my Preaching gown & cassocke.
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 212-213
      (Omitted in Copy. See Page 24 in Original)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ALEXANDER NEWMAN for consideration of Three thouand three hundred pounds of Tobo: and caske already reced of ROBT. PALMER and for other good considerations have sold unto the above sd ROBT. PALMER his heires a certain parcell of land containing One hundred acres lying between two Creekes Vizt. MORATICO and FARNHAM beginning at a Spanish Oake in the line of Mr. THOMAS BRYANT and thence S. E. to a red Oake neere the said BRYANTs Plantation, thence North to a small scrubby red Oake, thence N. E. to a small Hickory neere the head of a Branch, thence S. by E. to a small Spanish Oake by a branch side, thence E. N. E. to the first mentioned Spanish Oake together with all waters woods and all other the appertinances belonging To have and to hold the sd land within the aforesaid bounds unto ROBT. PALMER as it became due to by Patent excepted out of the above sd grant his Maties rent and services due and of all rights accustomed And Further I the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH my Wife with one consent do also hereby make over unto the aforesaid ROBT. PALMER all the right of Dover or Thirds which I the said ELIZABETH NEWMAN now or hereafter have in the land And Lastly I the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and my heires do hereby warrant the sale of the said land from the claim of any other persons clayming any right under me In Witness whereof I the above said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH NEWMAN have set our hands and seals this 6 of November 1685 Signed and delivered in the presents of us
      WM. MOSELEY ALEXANDER NEWMAN
      EDW: CROKER ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      THO: BRYANT ye mark of
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 2 die 10bris 1685 et recordatr 13th die
      Test WM. COLSTON Cl Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ELIZABETH NEWMAN of the County of Rappa: do appoint my true and trusty friend, Mr. EDWARD CROKER, to be my lawful! Attorney for me to acknowledge my right and Dower of a hundred acres of land that my Husband path sold unto ROBT. PALMER and I doe ratifie and confirm to be in as full power as if I was personally present myself, as Witness my hand and seal this 2 day of December 1685
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      ROBT: PALMER, ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      DOMINICK BENNEHAM
      Record Cur Com Rappa 14th die 10bris 1685
      Test WM. COLESTON Cl Cur
      Recordr. inter Cur: Com: Rappa 8 die 10bris 1685
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 234
      THIS INDENTURE made this nine and twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred eighty and six betwccn ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZ, his Wife of the County of Rappa: Virginia, Planter, of the one part and WILLIAM ACERS of the County of LANCASTER, Planter, of the other part Witnesseth that the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH his Wife for a valluable consideration to them in hand paid do grant unto the sd WILLIAM ACERS Two hundred acres of land being in the Parish of Farnham in the sd County of Rappa: as by the Survey plot thereof made may appeare which sd Two hundred acres of land is parte of a dividend of land containing Six hundred acres bearing date the 20th of Nov: 1664, and part of a parcell of land taken up joyning upon the abovesd Pattent being in the Parish and County aforesaid formerly pattented by JOHN NEWMAN, Father to the abovesaid NEWMAN, as by the Pattent thereof may appeare To have and to hold the sd land with every of their appurtenances unto the said WILLIAM ACERS his heires forever in as large and ample manner as are expressed in the originall Patent of the whole Dividend & by the rents & services mencioned to be due and payable and the said ALEXANDER NEWMAN and ELIZABETH his Wife do agree to warrant and keep indemnified the said land unto the said WILIAM ACERS against all persons whatsoever In Witness whereof ye have sett our hands and seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      THOMAS CARPENTER, ALEXANDER NEWMAN
      CHARLES DODSON ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      Acknowledged before Colo. JOHN STONE, Lieut. Colo. WM. LOYD and Capt. SAMLL. BLOMFIELD three of his Majties Justices of Rappa: County this 5th day of May 1686 and recorded the 17th day of sd month
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ELIZABETH NEWMAN, Wife to ALEXANDER NEWMAN, of the County of Rappa: depute and confirme my Loving Friend, Mr. WILLIAM SMOOTE, to be my true and lawful' Attorney for me to acknowledge unto WILLIAM ACERS my right of Dower of Two hundred acres of land as by Bill of Sale will appeare As Witness my hand and seale this 5th day of May 1686
      Test JOHN OCKLEY, ELIZABETH NEWMAN
      DOMINICK BENNAHAM
      Recordatr in Cur Com Rappa: 17th day May 1686
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      1697-1699 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 2; Part 2 [Antient Press]; (Page 299)
      Richmond County Court 1st of June 1698
      - The Last Will and Testament of Capt. ALEXANDER NEWMAN being presented to this Court by Mrs. ELIZABEH NEWMAN, his Executrix, were proved by the oaths of WILLIAM WOODBRIDGE & GEORGE WOODBRIDGE witnesses thereto & probate thereof granted unto the said Executrix
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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills {Robert K. Headley, Jr}
      p.299 - Capt. Alexander NEWMAN; will pres. by Mrs. Elizabeth NEWMAN, ex; prov. by William WOODBRIDGE and George WOODBRIDGE; prob. to ex; 1 Jun 1698.

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