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

Judith Archer

Female 1689 - 1751  (62 years)


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  • Name Judith Archer 
    Born 1689  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Jan 1751  Winterham, Amelia County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I132369  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father John Archer,   b. Bef 1680,   d. 4 Nov 1718, Bermuda Hundred, Henrico County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F42450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Daniel Worsham,   b. 1690, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1727, Chesterfield County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married Bef 1717  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phoebe Worsham,   b. 5 Sep 1717, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
     2. Martha Worsham,   b. 1725, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1756, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Worsham,   b. 1727, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1785, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 57 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F48312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Edward Booker,   b. 2 Jun 1680, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1750, Winterham, Amelia County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Aft 1740  Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Judith Booker,   b. Aft 1740, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 65 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F20897  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      === Contributed by Debra Crawford

      Virginia, Wills and Probate Records, 1652-1983; Will Books, Vol 1-2x 1734-1771. Amelia, Virginia. WB 1, pgs 70, 84.
      Judith Booker will dated 14 Dec 1750, proven 18 Jan 1750/51,
      Inventory recorded 27 Feb 1751.
      In the name of God Amen, I Judith Booker, the relicit of Edward Booker, of Amelia County late deceased, being of sound and perfect memory tho deprived of speech do make this my last will and testament in manner following:
      First my soul I surrender to God the great creator of all things trusting in the merits of my blessed saviour Jesus Christ to receive forgiveness for all my sins and my body to be buried as my Executor shall direct. as for what worldly estate that I have or of right to me doth belong.
      I give and bequeth the same to my daughter Judith Booker and to her heirs forever, except my wearing apparell, I mean such as I have already worn.
      My will is that the same be equally divided among my four daughters [Worsham] but my intent and meaning is that my daughter Judith shall have all the new goods that is not already made up or such as I have not already worn.
      My desire is that my said daughter Judith may live with and under the care and tuision of Mrs Cobbs the wife of Sam'l Cobbs and that there be no appraisement of my estate.
      And lastly I do constitute and appoint my brother William Archer and my friend Samuel Cobbs Executors of this my last will unto which I have set my hand and seal this fourteenth day of December one thousand seven hundred fifty. Judith Booker, her mark;
      Witness: John Booker.
      At a court held for Amelia County the 18th day of January 1750, this last will and testament of Judith Booker was presented by William Archer and Samuel Cobbs executors therein named ?? and proved by the oath of John Booker and ordered to be recorded. Samuel Cobbs.
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      Henrico County Court Records 1650-1807, Part ii, Page 393.
      John Archer of Henrico Parish, Will dated 14 March 1717, prov 4 Nov 1718.
      Land at Bermuda Hundred I now live on, to son John, except 100 acres, on lower side, which I also give him if he will make it over to my son Field, when he comes of age. I confirm the right of John in the land, 188 acres, deed to me by my brother George (Henrico County Deeds and Wills 1688-97, p. 515, 1 Oct 1694)
      To my son Field. 370 acres, in two tracts, on south side of Swift Creek, called "Youl's" and "Loftis's", and if he die under age without issue,, to my sons John and William.
      To son John, 46 acres in Rodale bought by me of William Bowman, else to John tract known as "Learwoods", joining Cobbs, 80 acres.
      To son William, 108 acres called "The Saw Mill Dividend" and 330 acres at Cross Swamp.
      My fourth part of 1600 acres, surveyed for me at Fine Creek, to my three sons equally.
      To my daughters Frances, Judith, Mary, Martha, Elizabeth and three sons each, negroes.
      The money I have in England from tobacco, to be put at interest, is to be paid sons when of lawful age.
      To daughter Frances, items, including a silver cup marked "M.F".
      To daughter Judith, items, including a sealskin trunk, marked "P.F".
      (various items listed to all children).
      My livestock to be kept on plantation to support my children, and each to get share when of age.
      Guardianship of my children to my brother, Joseph Royall.
      To brother Joseph Royall, my new black suit, and to be sole executor.
      Wit: William Randolph, George Archer, Abraham Womack, Thomas Buckner, Thomas Morris.
      Recorded 4 Nov 1718.
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      === Contributed by Debra Crawford

      Colonial Wills of Henrico County, Virginia, Part One 1677-1737, Abstracted by Benjamin Weisiger III
      Henrico Wills & Deeds 1725-1737, p. 248
      Will of John Worsham of Henrico Parish;
      To son John, the plantation I live on, except a small parcel on head of my son William Worsham's plantation he bought of John Ealam;
      To son William, all the rest of said plantation; If above sons, have no heirs, then all to Daniel Worsham's eldest daughter my grandaughter;
      To my son Daniel's widow Judith, to live on my plantation until she can provide for herself a house on her plantation at Coldwater Run;
      To son John, silver tobacco box, seal gold ring, etc.;
      To son William, items;
      To daughters, Elizabeth Marshall, Frances Rowlett, Mary Robertson, Martha Ward, and Ann Osborn, each, 10 shillings;
      To grandson Francis Poythress, a negro, etc., when 21;
      To grandaughter Obediance Worsham, a gold ring;
      To son Daniels's daughters, Phebe, Martha, and Elizabeth, a negro man, and various items to them and their mother Judith;
      Rest to sons John & William, and they executors.
      Dated 9 June 1729, Wit: Joseph Royall, James Thompson, Henry Royall;
      Recorded 6 Oct. 1729

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