Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
Catherine Nutting1692 - 1748 (56 years)
Name Catherine Nutting Birth 31 Mar 1692 York County, Virginia Gender Female Death 3 May 1748 York County, Virginia - probate Person ID I78685 Tree1 Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Father Thomas Nutting, b. Abt 1655, Somerset, England d. 31 Jul 1718, Charles Parish, York County, Virginia - Probate (Age ~ 63 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth Booth, b. Abt 1660, York County, Virginia d. 13 Sep 1733, Charles Parish, York County, Virginia - Probate (Age ~ 73 years) Relationship natural Family ID F39371 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family 1 Robert Armistead, b. Abt 1667, Elizabeth City County, Virginia d. 19 May 1742, York County, Virginia - probate (Age ~ 75 years) Marriage Abt 1728 Elizabeth City County, Virginia Family ID F39369 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
Family 2 William Sheldon, b. Bef 1661 d. 15 May 1727, York County, Virginia (Age > 66 years) Marriage Abt 1709 York County, Virginia Family ID F39370 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 24 Mar 2023
WILL OF KATHERINE ARMISTEAD.
In the name of God amen. I, Katherine Armistead, of Elizabeth City County, being sick in Body but of perfect sense and memory, thanks be to Almighty God for the same do constitute, ordain and appoint this my last will and Testament, in manner and form following. First, having recommended my soul to God who gave it and my Body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried at the discretion of my executors' hereafter mentioned, and after all my just debts are paid I dispose of what estate it hath pleased God to bless me with as followeth, vizt.
Imprimis, my will and desire is that Woodhouse Wood be maintained out of my estate as long as He liveth.
Item. My will and desire is that Susan Powers be maintained out of my estate until she be fit to be bound out at the discretion of my executors hereafter mentioned.
Item. I give to Sarah Brodnax Twenty pounds current money.
Item. I give to my daughter, Angelica Armistead all my wearing apparell.
Item, I give all the rest of my estate of what kind I own to be equally, divided among my three children Booth Armistead, Robert Armistead and Angelica Armistead, to them and their heirs forever, and lastly do appoint my loving friends John Lowry and Ellyson Armistead Executors of this my last will and testament, revoaking all other wills by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I have herewith set my hand and seal this sixth day
of November one thousand seven hundred and fifty five.
Katherine K A Armistead
Signed sealed and Delivered in the Presence of Woodhouse
Tarlton T Allmand.
At a Court held for Eliza City County May 3rd, 1748. This will was presented in Court and proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto, and Ordered to be Recorded.
Wm. Wager, Clerk.
I Thomas Nutting of Charles Parish In the County of York
to my DAUGHTER JANE NUTTING all my Plantation and Tract of Land whereon i dwelll, but in case there be no heirs of her body, then do leave to my GRANDAUGHTER, ELIZABETH SCANTLER,
To My DAUGHTER KATHERINE SHELTON, all my plantation and tract of land lying at the head of Charles River, Adjoining to Hayward's Mill, But in case she died without issue/children,
to my SON IN LAW WILLIAM SHELTON, during his natural life and after his decease, To go unto my Jane Nutting and her heirs.
To my SON IN LAW RICHARD SCANTLER, my seal ring, Cane and Sword,.
To my DAUGHTER ELIZABETH DOZWELL/DOSWELL, one Negro man named Great Jake, and one negro girl.
To my SON IN LAW JOHN DOZWELL, One gold ring marked P. S.
to my DAUGHTER JANE NUTTING, after my Wife Elizabeth Nutting, has her due share of my Negro's, her choice of the Four remaining Negro's.
To MY DAUGHTER JANE, One Feather Bed And Furniture
To My GRANDAUGHTER ELIZABETH SCLATER, Two Negro Children called Will and Judy, being children of my Negro Woman Frank. Residue to MY THREE DAUGHTERS, MARY SCATLER, KATHERINE SHELTON, AND JANE NUTTING. EQUALLY DIVIDED AMONGST THEM.
William Shelton and Jane Nutting Executors.
Proven York Court, September 16, 1717
Witnesses: Robert, Thomas, And Robert Jr. Kerby
Will of Elizabeth-Booth Nutting September 13, 1733
I, Elizabeth Nutting of The Parish of Charles, in the County of York, Widow,
To my Loving Grandson, Robert Armistead, son of Robert and his Wife Catherine Armistead, All the Tract of Land whereon I now Live.
To my Grandson Booth Armistead, my negro boy Caesar, and Negro Wench Rachel.
To ELIZABETH ROGERS, DAUGHTER OF ADDUSTON AND CATHERINE ROGERS, my Negro Phyllis.
To My GRANDSON WILLIAM LOWRY, my Negro Man Paul.
To my Grandaughter Angelica Armistead, my Negro Child Tom.
To Robert Armistead my Grandson, aforesaid my Silver Tankard.
To ELIZABETH GOODWIN, CATHERINE ROGERS, AND MARY BROWN, To be equally divided between them-----?.
To my aforesaid GRANDAUGHTER ELIZABETH GOODWYN, my sealskin trunk.
To all orphaned Children and Grandchildren, which are now under the age of 14, 20 Pounds Each, excepting my Great Grand Children, RICHARD SCANTLER, To whom I give my half pint Silver Can.
To My GRANDSON THOMAS DOSWELL, on Cow and Calf, one featherbed and quilt, when of age,
To my GRANDSON EDWARD DOSWELL, 20 Pounds.
To my GRANDAUGHTER ELIZABETH MOORE, my Black Scarf and Hood.
To the youngest son Lately Born to William Lowry and Jane, his wife, my Silver Pint Can, on Condition he be Christened Thomas Nutting Lowry, But otherwise I give said Silver Can to my Grandson Booth Armistead. Residue to my Loving Daughter Catherine Armistead, for the use and benefit of her three children, Booth, Robert and Angelica. To Elizabeth Lowry my Negro Boy Jemming.
To Frances Armistead, daughter of Ellyson Armistead, 20 Pounds.
Catherine Armistead is my Sole Executor,
Dated September 13, 1733, Proven September 15, 1735
Witness: Thomas And James Kirby, James Manson