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

John Armistead

Male 1635 - Abt 1693  (58 years)


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  • Name John Armistead 
    Birth 1635  Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Abt 1693  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24405  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father William Armistead,   b. 3 Aug 1610, All Saint's, Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire, England - baptism Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Jun 1671, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Ellis   d. Aft 1650, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1632  Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith Bowles,   b. Abt 1639   d. Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1665  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Judith Armistead,   b. 1665, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Feb 1699, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 34 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Armistead,   b. 16 Feb 1667, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Nov 1716, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. William Armistead,   b. 13 Jun 1671, Eastmost River, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Jun 1711, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Henry Armistead,   b. 1673, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1739, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 66 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F15445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      ELLIOTT, Anthony. Will. 12 August 1666. Pro. 9 Jany. 1666. Rec. 1 Feb. 1666.
      Sons: William Elliott, third son Robert Elliott, second son Thomas Elliott all land. Wife (name not shown) Brother John Armistead, and son Wm. Elliott Extrs. Wits. Peter Conely, Anthony Armistead. (Loose wills)
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 21
      Lancaster County Court 9th of January 1666/7
      - WILLIAM ELLYOTT & JOHN ARMESTED appeareing at this Cort. & relinquishing their Right of Executorship to the Will of Lt Coll. ANTH: ELLYOTT (deced.), Administracon accordinge to Acte together vth: a Probate of ye saide Estate is granted unto Mr. XPOFER WORMELEY & (blank) his Wife, the late Widd: & Relict of ye sde. ANTH:, they giveing security accordinge to Acte & alsoe keepeing themselves to the true sense of the sde, Will in the administracon of the sde. Estate. Capt. CUTH: POTTER, Mr. JO: CURTYS & Mr. WILL: LEECH are ordered to apprize & devide the sde. Estate accordinge to the tenor of ye Will, beinge sworne in Cort. Mr. WILL: DUDLEY is ordered to joyne wth: them & to bee sworne by one of the sd. Justices
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      1690-1694 Middlesex County, Virginia Order Book 2, [Antient Press]; Page 613)
      Court 6th of March 1692/93
      - Probate of the Last Will and Testament of CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON, Esqr., deced. is granted to CHRISTOPHER, JOHN and BENJAMINE ROBINSON. Executors & to Mr. JOHN ROBINSON, Coll. JOHN ARMESTEAD, Mr. WILLIAM CHURCHHILL, Capt. WILLM. DANIELL, EDWIN THACKER & Mr. PAUL THILMAN, Exrs. or Overseers of sd. Last Will & Testament
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      1662-1666 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 551
      MR. JUSTINIAN AYLMER, 495 acs. Gloster Co., 4 Apr. 1666, Page 489, (598). 300 acs. at Mockjack bay on E. side of the mouth of Pepper Cr; 120 acs. on Ewd. of sd. Cr. & 75 acs. in Mockjack bay, beg. at S.W. cor. tree of a former devdt. at sd. Cr. &c. by Mr. Plummers trees to the bay side &c. 300 acs. granted to Richard Grigson 13 Sept. 1651, assigned to Wm. Armistead & by Jno. Armistead his lawfull heire assigned to sd. Aylmer; 120 acs. & 75 acs. granted, assigned & sold as abovestated. Further due for trans. of 2 pers: Margtt. Jones, Wm. Stevenson.
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 189
      LT. COL. JNO. ARMESTEAD. 220 acs. Gloster Co., upon the head of the E'most Riv. in Mobieck Bay. 21 Sept. 1678, Page 657. Adj. Capt. Dudly (Dudley). Granted to Dunkin Bohonno & John Mekin 20 Dec. 1667, who assigned to sd. Armestead; deserted, & granted to Geo. Seaton who neglected the pat- tenting thereof, & by order granted sd. Armestend; trans. of 5 Negroes:--Jack. Nancy. Enah, Manell. Hannel!.
      === this record has an error - see PB 7 Page 201 for correct recording. John is Son not brother
      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 192
      CAPT. JOHN ARMSTEAD (Armestead), 550 acs.. Gloster Co.. Kingston Par., on E. side of the E'most river, 20 Nov. 1678,• Page 666. Adj. Mr. Dickins' plantation. Granted to Mr. Wm. Armestead for 600 acs., 1 July 1651 & due sd. John as his brother & heire.
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 195
      CAPT. JOHN ARMESTEAD, 550 acs., Gloster Co., Kingston Par., upon E. side of the E'most river; 31 Jan. 1678, Page 674. (Note: "ut in alt's" as in other (patents). Adj, Mr. Christo. Dickins' plantation, &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Jno. Wright, Abra. Copin, Wm. Paine, Walt. Haris, Jno. Roberts. Mary Bradford, Mary Elliott, Ma. (a) Dutch woman, Han. Waldridge, Margery Brookes, Mary Hare.
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      1679-1689 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 201
      MR. JOHN ARMESTEAD, 500 acs., S. side of Peanketank Riv., near Gwynn's Ponds; along Queen's Cr., to King's Cr; &c., 25 Sept. 1679, Page 2. Granted to Burton, 15 Sept. 1651, assigned to Mr. Wm. Armestead & due sd. John, as sonn & heire. Re-surveyed by Robt. Beverley, Surveyor of sd. Co., 22 July 1679. (Record as above.)
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      1679-1689 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 302
      COL. JOHN ARMSTEAD & MR. JOHN GWIN, 202-1/2 acs., Gloster Co., in Kingston Par., 30 Oct. 1686, Page 532. Beg, on E. side of a br. neer a Chappell, in line of land taken up by Col. Hugh Gwin, decd., who sold to Mr. William. Armestead, decd; to land of Mr. William Elliott, Senr; to Thomas Allamaine; to Gwin's Dams, &c. Trans. of 5 pers.*
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      1679-1689 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 302
      COL. JOHN ARMSTEAD, 130 am., Gloster Co., in Kingston Par; adj. whereon he lives; 30 Oct. 1686, Page 533. Adj. George Seaton & William Elliott; on E. side of a br. not farr from the Chappell; &c. Trans. of 3 pers.*
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      1689-1695 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 8; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 360
      JNO ARMISTEAD, ESQR., 80 acs., Gloster Co., in Kingstone Par; S. side of a br. of the North River; adj, his own, land of John Sares, decd., & Poundell's line; 28 Apr. 1691, Page 141. Imp. of 2 pers: Jno. Turnball, Jno. Hues.

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