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

William Armistead

Male 1610 - 1671  (60 years)


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  • Name William Armistead 
    Birth 3 Aug 1610  All Saint's, Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire, England - baptism Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 13 Jun 1671  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I55148  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father Anthony Armistead,   b. Bef 1588   d. Aft 1620, Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 34 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Thompson,   b. Bef 1592   d. Aft 1620, Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 3 Aug 1608  Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Ellis   d. Aft 1650, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 1632  Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Armistead,   b. Abt 1633, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1660, Elizabeth City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. John Armistead,   b. 1635, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1693, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Catherine Armistead,   b. Abt 1644, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Apr 1692, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 48 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Frances Armistead,   b. Abt 1644, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 May 1685, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 41 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Anthony Armistead,   b. 1648, Elizabeth City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 26 Oct 1726, Elizabeth City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 78 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Ralph Armistead,   b. Bef 1650   d. Aft 1680, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 32 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F15552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1623-1637 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 1; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 45
      WILLIAM ARMESTEAD, 450 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., 7 July 1636, p. 370. S. E. upon land of Mr. Southell, N. E. upon land of John Branch, E. upon the Cr. & W. into the woods. Trans. of 9 pers: Ann his wife, Rowland Owen, Rich. Clements, Robt. Glenister, Yorath Dane, Rich. Banks, Robt. Kendall, Andr. Strecher, Gilbert Guy.
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      1637-1643 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 90
      WILLIAM ARMESTEAD, 300 acs. Elia. Citty Co., 16 May 1638, p. 564. E. upon the mouth of broad Cr., S. upon the back river, N. upon John Branch, a small Cr. runing between, & W. into the woods. Due by assignment from Leift. Richard Popeley, to whom it was due, viz: 200 acs. in right of Giles Jones for exchange of 100 acs. at Point Comfort Island & 100 acs. in right of Elizabeth, late wife to sd. Jones & now wife to sd. Popeley, which sd. Elizabeth lived here in the time of Sir Thomas Dale.
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      1637-1643 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 124
      WILLIAM ARMESTEAD, of Elia. City Co. to JOHN BOWLES, 20 acs. of land in sd. county, running along N. side of Bowles' 50 acs. by deed of guift from Mrs. Elizabeth Southwell, & 16 acs. more lying Southerly upon William Morgan.
      Consideration: patent of 100 acs. granted unto Thomas Keeling, Nov. 18, 1635, accrewing due unto Thomas Casson in right of his wife Elizabeth, formerly wife and now relict of William Laighton, & since assigned by Casson unto sd. Bowles. Also certificate of 40 acs. to be delivered by sd. Bowles. June 11, 1641, p. 737. Witnesses: Sam11. Abbott & John Mead.
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      1643-1651 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 218
      MR. WILLIAM ARMESTEAD, 600 acs. lyeing on the Ewd. side of the Eastermost river in Mockjack Bay; beg. above Pudden Cr. 1 July 1651, p. 331. Trans. of 12 pers: Elizabeth Hunly, Eliz. Bacon, James Beck, Flor. Jones, Charles Spratt, Matt. Lee, Thom. Bacon, Thom. Clapps, Jane Davis, Mary Blive (or Blith), Sil. Marston, Ralph Marton. Note: "These rights belonged to Phillip Hunlys patent aforegoing."
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      1643-1651 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 218
      WILLIAM ARMESTEAD, 1213 acs. at the head of the Eastermost river in Mockjack Bay. 1 July 1651, p. 331. Trans. of 24 per: Elizabeth Price, John Crists, John Landon, Richard Gold, Robert Hunly, Wm. Frasey, Barbara Frasey, Edward Morgan, Theo. Frasey, John Frasey, Jose. Brewster, William Smith, Mary Rekey, Kath. Ayres, John Paptast, James Kittenue, Roger Paynter, Katherine Teye, Thomas Hudson, William Taylor.
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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, p. 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.
      === 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,• p. 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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      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, p. 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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