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

Sarah Hewitt

Female 1665 -


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  • Name Sarah Hewitt 
    Birth 11 Jun 1665  York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I48374  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Richard Hewitt,   b. 1625   d. Apr 1673, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Perrott,   b. Abt 1637, York, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Jul 1656 (Age ~ 19 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1653  York, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • internet wife
    Family ID F15965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Research Notes from Wayne Parrott

      Vital events at the parish church of St. Martin & St. Gregory 'aka' St. Martin-cum-Gregory

      1665 - Saray HEWIT d. of Richard HEWITT, Lord Mayor, bapt. 11 June

      This is the the d/o of Richard Hewitt and his second wife. This is also NOT the Sarah who married Robert Howson

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      1689-1693 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2 [Antient Press];
      pp- 252-252a IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen ye foure & twentieth day of May in ye yere 1689 ROBERT HEWITT of ye Countie of Stafford Gent beinge in health of body & of good & perfect memory thanks bee to God for ye same doe make this my Last Will and Testamt. in manner and forme followinge hereby revokeinge and makeinge void and null all former Wills and Testamt. heretofore by me made & this cooky to bee taken & deemd as my Last Will & Testamt.
      First 1 bequeath my Soul! & Spiritt into ye handes of Allmighty God by whom 1 trust to bee saved through ye death of my Saviour & Redeemer Jesus Christ my body in hope of a joyfull Resurrection I commit to decent and Christian buriall and touching the distribution of my worldly goods I dispose of ye same as followeth
      Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my Sone ROBERT HEWITT ye plantation whereon 1 now live &ye lande thereunto belonginge beinge two hundred Sixty four acres to him his heires and assignes for ever butt in case he dye before hee come to ye age of one and Twenty yeares then 1 give and bequeath ye said Lande unto my Daughter SARAH HEWITT and her heires and assignes for ever Shee payinge to her Three Sisters Ten Thousand pounds of Tobacco to be equally divided amongst them
      Item 1 give and bequeath unto my Son ROBERT HEWITT a Certain tract of lande lyeinge in COWADINGES nere ye Citty of YORKE wch was left mee by my Grandmother Mrs. DOROTHY PERROTT, and now in ye handes of my Uncle Mr- ANDREW PERROTT and yeildinge Six pounder Sterl pr annum to his heires and assignes for ever butt its my will intent and meaninge that Mr. ROBERT SANDERSON of HULL WOOLLEN Draper have ye first two yeares rent 1 beinge in debt in him about that sume and that my Daughter SARAH shall have out of ye rents & profitts of ye said lande ye Sume of Eighty poundes Sterl. & in case my said Son ROBERT shall dye wthout heires of his body lawfully be-gotten or before lee come to ye age of Twenty one yeares then I give my said lande to my Daughter SARAH & her heires and assignes for ever payinge two yeares rent to Mr. ROBERT SANDERSON Also it is my will intent & meaninge that if ye said Lande fail to my Daughter SARAH that then MARY HOWSON, ANNE BEHETHLAND & SARAH HOWSON shall have ye next foure tents after MR. SANDERSON everyone haveinge accordingle to their age begininge wth MARY first, And it is further my will intent and meaninge that if my sd Daughter SARAH shall dye wthout heires. then 1 give ye said lande to my Sister MARY HEWITT if liveinge & her heires & assignes forever. She payinge ye abovesaid Debt & legacies butt in case of her Death then I give ye said lande to ANDREW PERROTT Sone of ANDREW PERROTT in YORK Mercht to him his heires and assignee for ever, And I appoint my Uncle ANDREW PERROTT if liveinge to see ye prmises performed and to make the 4utmost of ye rents as they come due, for ye use of ye above said ROBERT & SARAH HEW ITT, butt in case hee bee dead, I appoint my Brother FRANCIS HEWITT to take it into his handes and see yt performed
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Sonne ROBERT the Negroe Buoy George and Toros Girle Kate
      Item I give unto my Daughter SARAH Toms girle Frances and the first child that Moll bringes that lives untill it bee tenn yeares old and in case she hath not one that lives then I give her Eight thousand pounds of Tobacco and in case of Mortality of either of my children then ye abovesaid Negroes I give to ye Survivor and in case of the mortality of them both then 1 give them to my Wife, and in case of r mortality before my two children then to bee divided amongst ye Daughters of Mr_ ROBERT HOWSON deced equally.
      Item I give unto ROBERT MASSEY one younge Bay horse branded on ye near buttock wch came of ye Mare called Beare€oohs mare And it is my will and desire that my loveinge Wife SARAH HEW ITT have ye use of my Estate here in Virginia dureinge her life and I doe hereby nominate make & appoint my said Loveinge Wife to be ye whole & sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament Wittness my hande &Seale ye day and yeare abovesaid
      In presence of SAMUELL. HAYWARD, ROBT. HEWITT SIGISS. MASSEY, ABRA; CULLY 1689
      This Will was sufficiently proved in ye County Court of Stafford by oathes and Testimonies of SAMUEL HAYWARD & ABRAHAM CULLY Wittnesses to ye said Will Subscribed on ye 11th day of May 1692 and was then recorded

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