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

Elizabeth Churchill

Female 1710 - Bef 1779  (< 69 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Churchill 
    Born 1710  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 16 Apr 1779  Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114879  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Armistead,   b. 16 Feb 1666/67, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1716, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 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
    Family ID F14312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 William Bassett,   b. 8 Jul 1709, Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1737, Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 27 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1728/29  Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Bassett,   b. 13 Dec 1730, Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1792, Berekely Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Joanna Bassett,   b. Abt 1732, Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     3. Burwell Bassett,   b. 3 Mar 1733/34, Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1793, Eltham, Blisland Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Priscilla Bassett,   b. Abt 1736, Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1775, Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F16549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William Rev. Dawson,   b. Abt 1704, Aspatria, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1752, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1752  Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F49135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Virginia Gazette for April 16, 1779, announces the death at "Eltham" in New Kent county, of Mrs. Elizabeth Dawson, relict of Hon. William Dawson, in her seventieth year. This confirms the tradition that William Dawson married Elizabeth Churchill, widow of William Bassett, who owned "Eltham." Historical and Genealogical Notes; Wm. and Mary Qrtly., Vol. 6, No. 2, pg 121-132.
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      Children of Elizabeth CHURCHILL and William BASSETT are:

      i. Elizabeth BASSETT was born 13 DEC 1730 in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia, and died 1792 in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia. She married Benjamin HARRISON 1748, son of Benjamin HARRISON and Anne CARTER. He was born 7 APR 1726 in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia, and died 24 APR 1791 in Berkeley, Charles City County, Virginia.

      ii. Burwell BASSETT was born 3 MAR 1734 in New Kent County, Virginia, and died 4 JAN 1793 in New Kent County, Virginia. He married Anne CHAMBERLAYNE, daughter of John CHAMBERLAYNE. She was born ABT 1734, and died 1754. He married Anna Maria DANDRIDGE 7 MAY 1757, daughter of John DANDRIDGE and Frances JONES. She was born 30 MAR 1739 in Chestnut Grove, New Kent County, Virginia, and died 17 DEC 1777. He married Elizabeth MCCARTY 10 JAN 1788 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, daughter of Daniel MCCARTY. She was born ABT 1748.

      iii. Priscilla BASSETT was born ABT 1736, and died MAR 1775. She married Thomas DAWSON 12 SEP 1751, son of William DAWSON. He was born ABT 1710, and died 5 DEC 1761.

      iv. Joanna BASSETT was born ABT 1738, and died AFT 1774. She married Anderson STITH 1764 in Eltham, New Kent County, Virginia, son of John STITH and Elizabeth ANDERSON. He was born ABT 1732, and died 1768 in Powunkey, King Willliam, Virginia.

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