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Mary Scarburgh1

F, b. circa 1898
FatherJohn Jackson Scarburgh1 b. 16 Nov 1862, d. 8 Jan 1939
MotherEva Gertrude Stiles1 b. 24 Sep 1868, d. 8 Mar 1959
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1898Mary Scarburgh was born circa 1898 at Philadelphia, PA.1 
Census w/parents*1910Mary was listed with her parents in the census of 1910 at 1116 Mt Vernon St., Ward 14, Philadephia, PA. The HH was headed by John J. Scarborough, a 47 year old bleachman in electring industry, born in VA. Listed with him were Emma G. Scarborough, age 42, born in NJ (father born in NY & mother born in Ohio), married 22 years, 4 children born & 2 living; Ernest Scarborough, a 16 year old son & clerk, born in PA, and Mary Scarborough, a 12 year old daughter, born in PA.1 
Marriage*circa 1920She married Frederick S. Hillich circa 1920.2 
Married Namecirca 1920 As of circa 1920,her married name was Hillich. 
Census w/parents1930Mary was listed with her parents in the census of 1930 at 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA. The HH was headed by John J. Scarborough, a 67 year old engineer in a lace factory, age at first marriage: 31. Listed with him were Eva Scarborough, a 59 year old wife; Mary Hillich, a 28 year old daughter and bookkeeper; Fredk S. Hillich, a 33 year old son-in-law and hardware salesman; Richard Hillich, a 7 year old grandson; and Roy Ramsey, a 25 year old boarder.2 

Family

Frederick S. Hillich b. c 1897

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1930 Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA.

Agatha M. Broderick1

F, b. 10 January 1897, d. 3 September 1996
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*10 January 1897Agatha M. Broderick was born on 10 January 1897 at PA.2 
Census w/parents*1900Agatha was listed with her parents in the census of 1900 at Ward 5, Philadelphia, PA. The HH was headed by Joseph Broderic, age 27. Listed with him were Charlotte Broderick, a 27 year old wife; Agatha Broderick, a 3 year old daughter; Marion Broderic, a 1 year old daughter; and 2 lodgers Charles Montgomery, age 19 and Clara Montogmery, age 13.1 
Marriage*12 December 1916She married Ernest Elliott Scarburgh, son of John Jackson Scarburgh and Eva Gertrude Stiles, on 12 December 1916 at PA.3 
Married Name12 December 1916 As of 12 December 1916,her married name was Scarburgh. 
Census w/husband*1940Agatha was listed with her husband in the census of 1940 at 150 Richardson Ave, Bensalem, Bucks Co, PA. The HH was headed by Ernest Scarborough, a 46 year old signalman, born in PA. Listed with him were Agatha M. Scarborough, age 43 year old wife; John J. Scarborough, a 20 year old son; and Robert M. Scarborough, an 18 year old son.4 
Death*3 September 1996She died on 3 September 1996 at PA at age 99.2 

Family

Ernest Elliott Scarburgh b. 3 Feb 1894, d. 1975
Children 1.1st Lt. John Joseph Scarburgh4 b. 16 Jul 1919, d. 6 Jun 2007
 2.Robert M. Scarburgh4 b. 3 Jul 1921, d. 27 Apr 2010

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Agatha Scarborough in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Miller Family Tree, owner:CarolJohnDave.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Bucks Co, PA.

1st Lt. John Joseph Scarburgh1

M, b. 16 July 1919, d. 6 June 2007
FatherErnest Elliott Scarburgh2 b. 3 Feb 1894, d. 1975
MotherAgatha M. Broderick2 b. 10 Jan 1897, d. 3 Sep 1996
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*16 July 19191st Lt. John Joseph Scarburgh was born on 16 July 1919 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, PA.1 
Census w/parents*1940John was listed with his parents in the census of 1940 at 150 Richardson Ave, Bensalem, Bucks Co, PA. The HH was headed by Ernest Scarborough, a 46 year old signalman, born in PA. Listed with him were Agatha M. Scarborough, age 43 year old wife; John J. Scarborough, a 20 year old son; and Robert M. Scarborough, an 18 year old son.2 
Death*6 June 2007He died on 6 June 2007 at Montross, Essex, VA, at age 87.1 
Burial*John was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington Co, VA. He was shown as John Joseph Scarborough, 1st Lt., US Army Air Forces, World War II.1 

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 49308852 (John Joseph Scarborough).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Bucks Co, PA.

Robert M. Scarburgh1

M, b. 3 July 1921, d. 27 April 2010
FatherErnest Elliott Scarburgh1 b. 3 Feb 1894, d. 1975
MotherAgatha M. Broderick1 b. 10 Jan 1897, d. 3 Sep 1996
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*3 July 1921Robert M. Scarburgh was born on 3 July 1921 at Bensalem Co, PA.2,3 
Census w/parents*1940Robert was listed with his parents in the census of 1940 at 150 Richardson Ave, Bensalem, Bucks Co, PA. The HH was headed by Ernest Scarborough, a 46 year old signalman, born in PA. Listed with him were Agatha M. Scarborough, age 43 year old wife; John J. Scarborough, a 20 year old son; and Robert M. Scarborough, an 18 year old son.1 
Death*27 April 2010He died on 27 April 2010 at Feasterville, Trevose, Bucks Co, PA, at age 88.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Bucks Co, PA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Miller Family Tree, owner:CarolJohnDave.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Robert M. Scarborough in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.

Frederick S. Hillich1

M, b. circa 1897
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Sir George Yeardley (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1897Frederick S. Hillich was born circa 1897 at Philadelphia, PA.1 
Marriage*circa 1920He married Mary Scarburgh, daughter of John Jackson Scarburgh and Eva Gertrude Stiles, circa 1920.1 
Census w/fath-in-law*1930Frederick was listed with his father-in-law in the census of 1930 at 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA. The HH was headed by John J. Scarborough, a 67 year old engineer in a lace factory, age at first marriage: 31. Listed with him were Eva Scarborough, a 59 year old wife; Mary Hillich, a 28 year old daughter and bookkeeper; Fredk S. Hillich, a 33 year old son-in-law and hardware salesman; Richard Hillich, a 7 year old grandson; and Roy Ramsey, a 25 year old boarder.1 

Family

Mary Scarburgh b. c 1898

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1930 Federal Census, Philadelphia, PA.

Rebecca W. Young1

F, b. circa 1832
FatherJohn Young1 b. 1809, d. 1878
MotherMary Pyle1 b. 1809, d. Jan 1885
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1832Rebecca W. Young was born circa 1832 at Baltimore, MD.1 
Census w/parents*8 July 1850Rebecca was listed with her parents in the census of 8 July 1850 at 7th Ward, Baltimore, MD. HH#281/family#326 was headed by John Young, a 43 year old machineiss(?), born in Pennsylvania, with no real estate value. Listed with him (all born in Maryland) were the following Youngs: Mary, age 39; Rebeca W., age 18; David G., age 18; Violet A., age 14; Mary H., age 12 and John H.B., age 9/12.1 
Marriage*circa 1855She married Michael Cone circa 1855 at Baltimore City, MD.2 
Married Namecirca 1855 As of circa 1855,her married name was Cone. 
Census w/parents*14 July 1860Rebecca was listed with her parents in the census of 14 July 1860 at 8th Ward, Baltimore City, MD. HH#2343/Family#2645 was headed by John Young, a 52 year old blacksmith, born in Penn. Listed with him were Mary Young, age 50, born in MD; John H. Young, age 10, born in MD; Michale Cone, a 30 year old chair painter, born in Penn; Rebecca Cone, age 28, born in MD; and Thresesa Cone, age 2, born in MD.2 

Family

Michael Cone b. c 1832
Child 1.Thresesa Cone2 b. c 1858

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

David G. Young1

M, b. May 1835
FatherJohn Young1 b. 1809, d. 1878
MotherMary Pyle1 b. 1809, d. Jan 1885
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*May 1835David G. Young was born in May 1835 at Baltimore, MD.2 
Census w/parents*8 July 1850David was listed with his parents in the census of 8 July 1850 at 7th Ward, Baltimore, MD. HH#281/family#326 was headed by John Young, a 43 year old machineiss(?), born in Pennsylvania, with no real estate value. Listed with him (all born in Maryland) were the following Youngs: Mary, age 39; Rebeca W., age 18; David G., age 18; Violet A., age 14; Mary H., age 12 and John H.B., age 9/12.1 
Marriage*circa 1857He married Barbarh A. Batchalor circa 1857 at Baltimore City, MD.3 
Census w/fath-in-law*1860David was listed with his father-in-law in the census of 1860 at Ward 1, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by Wm. Batchalor, age 73 and Elizabeth Batchalor, age 70. Also listed at the bottom of the HH was David Young, age 26; Barbara E. Young, age 21; and John K. Young, age 2.3 
Census head*1880David was listed as a head of household in the census of 1880 at Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by David Young, age 47. Listed with him was Barbay Young, a 42 year old wife; Elizabeth Young, a 19 year old daughter; and George R. Ford, a 12 year old son.4 
Census head*1900David was listed as a head of household in the census of 1900 at Ward 9, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by David G. Young, age 65, born May 1835. Listed with him was Barbrah A. Young, a 63 year old wife, born Jun 1836; William M. Waldman, an 18 year old grandson, born Jul 1881; and Charles Young, and Charles Young, an 8 year old grandson, born Jun 1891.2 

Family

Barbarh A. Batchalor b. Jun 1836
Children 1.John K. Young3 b. c 1858
 2.Elizabeth Young4 b. c 1861

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Adela Violet Young1,2

F, b. 1836, d. 1878
FatherJohn Young1 b. 1809, d. 1878
MotherMary Pyle1 b. 1809, d. Jan 1885
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*1836Adela Violet Young was born in 1836 at Baltimore, MD.1,2 
Census w/parents*8 July 1850Adela was listed with her parents in the census of 8 July 1850 at 7th Ward, Baltimore, MD. HH#281/family#326 was headed by John Young, a 43 year old machineiss(?), born in Pennsylvania, with no real estate value. Listed with him (all born in Maryland) were the following Youngs: Mary, age 39; Rebeca W., age 18; David G., age 18; Violet A., age 14; Mary H., age 12 and John H.B., age 9/12.1 
Death*1878She died in 1878 at Baltimore, MD.2 
Burial*Adela was buried at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore City, MD. Dates are approximate, as dates on marker are very difficult to read.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 107652777 (Adela V. Young Jackson).

John Henry Butler Young1,2

M, b. 17 October 1849, d. 27 March 1915
FatherJohn Young1 b. 1809, d. 1878
MotherMary Pyle1 b. 1809, d. Jan 1885
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*17 October 1849John Henry Butler Young was born on 17 October 1849 at Baltimore, MD.2 
Census w/parents*8 July 1850John was listed with his parents in the census of 8 July 1850 at 7th Ward, Baltimore, MD. HH#281/family#326 was headed by John Young, a 43 year old machineiss(?), born in Pennsylvania, with no real estate value. Listed with him (all born in Maryland) were the following Youngs: Mary, age 39; Rebeca W., age 18; David G., age 18; Violet A., age 14; Mary H., age 12 and John H.B., age 9/12.1 
Census w/parents14 July 1860John was listed with his parents in the census of 14 July 1860 at 8th Ward, Baltimore City, MD. HH#2343/Family#2645 was headed by John Young, a 52 year old blacksmith, born in Penn. Listed with him were Mary Young, age 50, born in MD; John H. Young, age 10, born in MD; Michale Cone, a 30 year old chair painter, born in Penn; Rebecca Cone, age 28, born in MD; and Thresesa Cone, age 2, born in MD.3 
Marriage*circa 1875He married Margaret Keys Brooks circa 1875 at Baltimore City, MD.4 
Census head*1900John was listed as a head of household in the census of 1900 at Ward 12, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by John H.B. Young, a 50 year old widower, born Oct 1849 in MD. Listed with him were John B. Young, a 21 year old son, born Nov 1878 in MD; Margaret Young, a 19 year old daughter, born Dec 1880 in MD; Mary B. Young, a 17 year old daughter, born Mar 1883 in MD; Cyrus C. Young, a 15 year old son, born May 1885 in MD; and Adelaide Vattiman, a 36 year old widowed boarder, born Oct 1863 in MD.5 
Death*27 March 1915He died on 27 March 1915 at Baltimore, MD, at age 65.2 
Burial*John was buried at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore City, MD.2 

Family

Margaret Keys Brooks b. 14 Jan 1852, d. 21 Jun 1887
Marriage*circa 1875He married Margaret Keys Brooks circa 1875 at Baltimore City, MD.4 
Children 1.John B. Young5 b. Nov 1878
 2.Margaret Young5 b. Dec 1880
 3.Mary B. Young5 b. Mar 1883
 4.Cyrus C. Young5 b. May 1885

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1850 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 107649990 (John Henry Butler Young).
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 107652777 (Adela V. Young Jackson).
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Margaret Keys Brooks1

F, b. 14 January 1852, d. 21 June 1887
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*14 January 1852Margaret Keys Brooks was born on 14 January 1852 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1875She married John Henry Butler Young, son of John Young and Mary Pyle, circa 1875 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1875 As of circa 1875,her married name was Young. 
Death*21 June 1887Margaret Keys Brooks died on 21 June 1887 at Baltimore City, MD, at age 35. She died after a short illness after giving birth to a child that did not survive.1 
Burial*Margaret was buried at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore City, MD.1 

Family

John Henry Butler Young b. 17 Oct 1849, d. 27 Mar 1915
Children 1.John B. Young2 b. Nov 1878
 2.Margaret Young2 b. Dec 1880
 3.Mary B. Young2 b. Mar 1883
 4.Cyrus C. Young2 b. May 1885

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 107652777 (Adela V. Young Jackson).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Michael Cone1

M, b. circa 1832
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1832Michael Cone was born circa 1832 at Pennsylvania.1 
Marriage*circa 1855He married Rebecca W. Young, daughter of John Young and Mary Pyle, circa 1855 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/fath-in-law*14 July 1860Michael was listed with his father-in-law in the census of 14 July 1860 at 8th Ward, Baltimore City, MD. HH#2343/Family#2645 was headed by John Young, a 52 year old blacksmith, born in Penn. Listed with him were Mary Young, age 50, born in MD; John H. Young, age 10, born in MD; Michale Cone, a 30 year old chair painter, born in Penn; Rebecca Cone, age 28, born in MD; and Thresesa Cone, age 2, born in MD.1 

Family

Rebecca W. Young b. c 1832
Child 1.Thresesa Cone1 b. c 1858

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Thresesa Cone1

F, b. circa 1858
FatherMichael Cone1 b. c 1832
MotherRebecca W. Young1 b. c 1832
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1858Thresesa Cone was born circa 1858 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/parents*14 July 1860Thresesa was listed with her parents in the census of 14 July 1860 at 8th Ward, Baltimore City, MD. HH#2343/Family#2645 was headed by John Young, a 52 year old blacksmith, born in Penn. Listed with him were Mary Young, age 50, born in MD; John H. Young, age 10, born in MD; Michale Cone, a 30 year old chair painter, born in Penn; Rebecca Cone, age 28, born in MD; and Thresesa Cone, age 2, born in MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

John B. Young1

M, b. November 1878
FatherJohn Henry Butler Young1 b. 17 Oct 1849, d. 27 Mar 1915
MotherMargaret Keys Brooks1 b. 14 Jan 1852, d. 21 Jun 1887
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*November 1878John B. Young was born in November 1878 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/father*1900John was listed with his father in the census of 1900 at Ward 12, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by John H.B. Young, a 50 year old widower, born Oct 1849 in MD. Listed with him were John B. Young, a 21 year old son, born Nov 1878 in MD; Margaret Young, a 19 year old daughter, born Dec 1880 in MD; Mary B. Young, a 17 year old daughter, born Mar 1883 in MD; Cyrus C. Young, a 15 year old son, born May 1885 in MD; and Adelaide Vattiman, a 36 year old widowed boarder, born Oct 1863 in MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Margaret Young1

F, b. December 1880
FatherJohn Henry Butler Young1 b. 17 Oct 1849, d. 27 Mar 1915
MotherMargaret Keys Brooks1 b. 14 Jan 1852, d. 21 Jun 1887
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*December 1880Margaret Young was born in December 1880 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/father*1900Margaret was listed with her father in the census of 1900 at Ward 12, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by John H.B. Young, a 50 year old widower, born Oct 1849 in MD. Listed with him were John B. Young, a 21 year old son, born Nov 1878 in MD; Margaret Young, a 19 year old daughter, born Dec 1880 in MD; Mary B. Young, a 17 year old daughter, born Mar 1883 in MD; Cyrus C. Young, a 15 year old son, born May 1885 in MD; and Adelaide Vattiman, a 36 year old widowed boarder, born Oct 1863 in MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Mary B. Young1

F, b. March 1883
FatherJohn Henry Butler Young1 b. 17 Oct 1849, d. 27 Mar 1915
MotherMargaret Keys Brooks1 b. 14 Jan 1852, d. 21 Jun 1887
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*March 1883Mary B. Young was born in March 1883 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/father*1900Mary was listed with her father in the census of 1900 at Ward 12, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by John H.B. Young, a 50 year old widower, born Oct 1849 in MD. Listed with him were John B. Young, a 21 year old son, born Nov 1878 in MD; Margaret Young, a 19 year old daughter, born Dec 1880 in MD; Mary B. Young, a 17 year old daughter, born Mar 1883 in MD; Cyrus C. Young, a 15 year old son, born May 1885 in MD; and Adelaide Vattiman, a 36 year old widowed boarder, born Oct 1863 in MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Cyrus C. Young1

M, b. May 1885
FatherJohn Henry Butler Young1 b. 17 Oct 1849, d. 27 Mar 1915
MotherMargaret Keys Brooks1 b. 14 Jan 1852, d. 21 Jun 1887
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*May 1885Cyrus C. Young was born in May 1885 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/father*1900Cyrus was listed with his father in the census of 1900 at Ward 12, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by John H.B. Young, a 50 year old widower, born Oct 1849 in MD. Listed with him were John B. Young, a 21 year old son, born Nov 1878 in MD; Margaret Young, a 19 year old daughter, born Dec 1880 in MD; Mary B. Young, a 17 year old daughter, born Mar 1883 in MD; Cyrus C. Young, a 15 year old son, born May 1885 in MD; and Adelaide Vattiman, a 36 year old widowed boarder, born Oct 1863 in MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Barbarh A. Batchalor1

F, b. June 1836
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*June 1836Barbarh A. Batchalor was born in June 1836 at Baltimore City, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1857She married David G. Young, son of John Young and Mary Pyle, circa 1857 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1857 As of circa 1857,her married name was Young. 
Census w/father*1860Barbarh was listed with her father in the census of 1860 at Ward 1, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by Wm. Batchalor, age 73 and Elizabeth Batchalor, age 70. Also listed at the bottom of the HH was David Young, age 26; Barbara E. Young, age 21; and John K. Young, age 2.1 
Census w/husband1880Barbarh was listed with her husband in the census of 1880 at Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by David Young, age 47. Listed with him was Barbay Young, a 42 year old wife; Elizabeth Young, a 19 year old daughter; and George R. Ford, a 12 year old son.3 
Census w/husband*1900Barbarh was listed with her husband in the census of 1900 at Ward 9, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by David G. Young, age 65, born May 1835. Listed with him was Barbrah A. Young, a 63 year old wife, born Jun 1836; William M. Waldman, an 18 year old grandson, born Jul 1881; and Charles Young, and Charles Young, an 8 year old grandson, born Jun 1891.2 

Family

David G. Young b. May 1835
Children 1.John K. Young1 b. c 1858
 2.Elizabeth Young3 b. c 1861

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Elizabeth Young1

F, b. circa 1861
FatherDavid G. Young1 b. May 1835
MotherBarbarh A. Batchalor1 b. Jun 1836
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1861Elizabeth Young was born circa 1861 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1880Elizabeth was listed with her parents in the census of 1880 at Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by David Young, age 47. Listed with him was Barbay Young, a 42 year old wife; Elizabeth Young, a 19 year old daughter; and George R. Ford, a 12 year old son.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

John K. Young1

M, b. circa 1858
FatherDavid G. Young1 b. May 1835
MotherBarbarh A. Batchalor1 b. Jun 1836
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1858John K. Young was born circa 1858 at Baltimore City, MD.1 
Census w/parents*1860John was listed with his parents in the census of 1860 at Ward 1, Baltimore City, MD. The HH was headed by Wm. Batchalor, age 73 and Elizabeth Batchalor, age 70. Also listed at the bottom of the HH was David Young, age 26; Barbara E. Young, age 21; and John K. Young, age 2.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1860 Federal Census, Baltimore, MD.

Betsey Gartery1

F, b. circa 1824
Last Edited20 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1824Betsey Gartery was born circa 1824.1 
Marriage*circa 1840She married Waitman W. (of Chas) Willett, son of Charles C. Willett and Mary (of Wm) Turner, circa 1840.1 
Married Namecirca 1840 As of circa 1840,her married name was Willett. 

Family

Waitman W. (of Chas) Willett b. 6 Nov 1814, d. 7 Aug 1870

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 716.

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1700(-----) (-----) was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*circa 1725She married John Willett, son of William Willett and Ann (-----), circa 1725. 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Willett. 

Family

John Willett b. c 1698, d. b 29 Jun 1762
Children 1.Jonathan Willett+ b. c 1728, d. a 30 Jun 1804
 2.Anne Willett1 b. c 1731
 3.Ambrose Willett+1 b. c 1732, d. b 29 Jan 1798
 4.Betty Willett1 b. c 1734
 5.Mary Willett+ b. c 1736
 6.Sarah 'Sinah' Willett1 b. c 1738
 7.William Willett+ b. c 1740, d. b 27 Nov 1820
 8.Catherine Willett1 b. c 1742

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 212 (will of John Willett).

Ambrose Willett1,2

M, b. circa 1732, d. before 29 January 1798
FatherJohn Willett1 b. c 1698, d. b 29 Jun 1762
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1732Ambrose Willett was born circa 1732 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1758He married Susan Wise (Wise?) circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.3,4 
Will - Father's*15 April 1762Ambrose was named in his father's will on 15 April 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Willett gave wife all my land purchased of William Willet during her widow, also my water mill, then to my son Jonathan, he to Pay my son William £20 or get him 100 acres somewhere in Worcester County, & in case he refuse my son William to have the said land & mill. Daughter Anne Willet. Son Ambros 1 s. Daughter Betty 1 s. Daughter Mary 1 s. Daughter Sinah 1 s. Daughter Catharine. Tabitha Moor to have all the estate I had with her. To Bridget Ashby all that I have of her estate James Stran & son William Exrs. Witt: Thomas Riley, GeorSe Melson, John Onley.1 
Will - Son's*24 September 1780Ambrose was named in his son's will on 24 September 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Thomas Willet gave all my land to Abbott Aires, son of Richard Aires. To Elizabeth Willet. Father Ambrose Willet residual legatee. Richard Aires Exr. Witt: Charles Bagwell, Caesar Evans.3 
Tax list (personal)*14 April 1787He was on the personal property tax list on 14 April 1787 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Ambrose Willet, with 0 white males above 16 & under 21, 0 black above 16, 0 blacks under 16, 4 horses, & 6 head of cattle.5 
Will*14 April 1796Ambrose made a will on 14 April 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willit gave wife Susanna Willit my part of the plantation where I now live with the mill, houses &c. for life in lieu of dower, provided she claim no dower in the lands I purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, cattle, personalty & "the Boy Thos until of age". To daughter Betsey Wise Willit a small parcel of land beginning at a marked post near the Main Road. To daughter Nancy Taylor & to her 2 children James & Thomas Taylor. To son George Willit the remaining part of the plantation purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, likewise the reversion of the lands where I now live. Wife & daughter Betsy residual legatees. Wife & son George Exrs. Witt: Parker Barnes, James Ailworth.3 
Death*before 29 January 1798He died before 29 January 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Susan Wise (Wise?) b. c 1740
Marriage*circa 1758He married Susan Wise (Wise?) circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.3,4 
Children 1.Thomas (of Ambrose) Willett4 b. c 1758, d. b 25 Jun 1782
 2.Nancy (of Ambrose) Willett+3 b. c 1765
 3.George (of Ambrose) Willett+3 b. c 1770, d. 4 Mar 1813
 4.Elizabeth 'Betsey' Wise (of Ambrose) Willett3 b. c 1772

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 212 (will of John Willett).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 717.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 334 (will of Thomas Willet, son of Ambrose).
  5. [S142] Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florence Love, Accomack Co, VA, Personal Property Tax Lists For The Year 1787, p. 104 & 110.

Anne Willett1

F, b. circa 1731
FatherJohn Willett1 b. c 1698, d. b 29 Jun 1762
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1731Anne Willett was born circa 1731 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*15 April 1762Anne was named in her father's will on 15 April 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Willett gave wife all my land purchased of William Willet during her widow, also my water mill, then to my son Jonathan, he to Pay my son William £20 or get him 100 acres somewhere in Worcester County, & in case he refuse my son William to have the said land & mill. Daughter Anne Willet. Son Ambros 1 s. Daughter Betty 1 s. Daughter Mary 1 s. Daughter Sinah 1 s. Daughter Catharine. Tabitha Moor to have all the estate I had with her. To Bridget Ashby all that I have of her estate James Stran & son William Exrs. Witt: Thomas Riley, GeorSe Melson, John Onley.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 212 (will of John Willett).

Betty Willett1

F, b. circa 1734
FatherJohn Willett1 b. c 1698, d. b 29 Jun 1762
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1734Betty Willett was born circa 1734 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*15 April 1762Betty was named in her father's will on 15 April 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Willett gave wife all my land purchased of William Willet during her widow, also my water mill, then to my son Jonathan, he to Pay my son William £20 or get him 100 acres somewhere in Worcester County, & in case he refuse my son William to have the said land & mill. Daughter Anne Willet. Son Ambros 1 s. Daughter Betty 1 s. Daughter Mary 1 s. Daughter Sinah 1 s. Daughter Catharine. Tabitha Moor to have all the estate I had with her. To Bridget Ashby all that I have of her estate James Stran & son William Exrs. Witt: Thomas Riley, GeorSe Melson, John Onley.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 212 (will of John Willett).

Sarah 'Sinah' Willett1

F, b. circa 1738
FatherJohn Willett1 b. c 1698, d. b 29 Jun 1762
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited10 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1738Sarah 'Sinah' Willett was born circa 1738 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*15 April 1762Sarah was named in her father's will on 15 April 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Willett gave wife all my land purchased of William Willet during her widow, also my water mill, then to my son Jonathan, he to Pay my son William £20 or get him 100 acres somewhere in Worcester County, & in case he refuse my son William to have the said land & mill. Daughter Anne Willet. Son Ambros 1 s. Daughter Betty 1 s. Daughter Mary 1 s. Daughter Sinah 1 s. Daughter Catharine. Tabitha Moor to have all the estate I had with her. To Bridget Ashby all that I have of her estate James Stran & son William Exrs. Witt: Thomas Riley, GeorSe Melson, John Onley.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 212 (will of John Willett).

Catherine Willett1

F, b. circa 1742
FatherJohn Willett1 b. c 1698, d. b 29 Jun 1762
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited20 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1742Catherine Willett was born circa 1742 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*15 April 1762Catherine was named in her father's will on 15 April 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Willett gave wife all my land purchased of William Willet during her widow, also my water mill, then to my son Jonathan, he to Pay my son William £20 or get him 100 acres somewhere in Worcester County, & in case he refuse my son William to have the said land & mill. Daughter Anne Willet. Son Ambros 1 s. Daughter Betty 1 s. Daughter Mary 1 s. Daughter Sinah 1 s. Daughter Catharine. Tabitha Moor to have all the estate I had with her. To Bridget Ashby all that I have of her estate James Stran & son William Exrs. Witt: Thomas Riley, GeorSe Melson, John Onley.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 212 (will of John Willett).

Thomas Willett1

M, b. circa 1710, d. before 13 March 1779
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1688, d. b 10 Mar 1758
MotherRuth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1710Thomas Willett was born circa 1710 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land bought*14 May 1745He bought land on 14 May 1745 at tract Parramore's Double Purchase, Worcester Co, MD. Thomas Newton of Maryland, planter, sold to Thomas Willett of Maryland, for 20 pounds money of Maryland, 100 acres of land, part of a tract of land originally granted to Mr. John Parramore Called Double Purchase, bounded on the southwest by William Turner, northwest to a Spanish Read Oak, northeast return. Witt: William Lane & John Scarborough.2 
Will - Father's*1 February 1758Thomas was named in his father's will on 1 February 1758 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Ambrose Willet gave to son Thomas Willett all that tract of land including the plantation he now lives on called Parramore's Double Purchase containing 100 acres on the seaboard side and also what household goods and other things he hath now in his possession. To son William Willett the plantation he now lives on with part of my land I now live on beginning at a Red Oak Saplin where formerly stood a marked Hickory and then down the branch to a Stoopin White Oak and thence south until it intersects with Tobais Peppers line containing 100 acres and one shilling sterling. To my son John Willett my plantation I now live on with my land not yet mentioned and 2 young steers and 1 feather bed and some funiture, etc. To my daughter Elizabeth Nicholson one shilling sterling. To daughter Ann Holland one shilling sterling. To daughter Joyce Bradshaw one young bull and one small iron pot. To daughters Ruth and Mary the remainder of my personal estate and they to have the liberty to live on the plantation and in the house where I now live durying their single lives. Son Thomas Willet sole Extr. Witt: Eliam Johnson, William Pruitt & Moses Mills.1 
Est Settm't Bro's*30 October 1770He was named in the settlement of his brother's estate on 30 October 1770 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of John Willett was submitted by John Willett (his brother) and Joyce Bradshaw (his sister). Thomas Willett (his brother) administered his estate on 21 Oct 1772. Nothing in his estate records hint at any descendants.3 
Will*13 February 1779Thomas made a will on 13 February 1779 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Willett gave to Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Benjamin Holland and his wife Molly. To Benjamin Holland all the money due me from Phillip Quinton and the part of the tract of land that I have not sold that I possess of Parramores Double Purchase. To William Cowley, son of Samuel Cowley and Elizabeth his wife, the tract of land called Willets Out Lett and the enlarging and the rest of my goods and personal estate. And if William Cowley dies without heirs, then to William Slocomb, son of Robert Slocom and his wife Ruth. William Cowley and Robert Slocom my sole Extrs. Witt: Levin Newton, Levin Hill and Joshua Sturgis.4,5 
Death*before 13 March 1779He died before 13 March 1779 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.4,5 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 631.
  3. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 633.
  4. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 632 (will of Thomas Willett).
  5. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 46 (will of Thomas Willett).

John Willett

M, b. circa 1718
FatherAmbrose Willett b. c 1688, d. b 10 Mar 1758
MotherRuth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?) b. c 1690
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1718John Willett was born circa 1718 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1758John was named in his father's will on 1 February 1758 at Worcester Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willet gave to son Thomas Willett all that tract of land including the plantation he now lives on called Parramore's Double Purchase containing 100 acres on the seaboard side and also what household goods and other things he hath now in his possession. To son William Willett the plantation he now lives on with part of my land I now live on beginning at a Red Oak Saplin where formerly stood a marked Hickory and then down the branch to a Stoopin White Oak and thence south until it intersects with Tobais Peppers line containing 100 acres and one shilling sterling. To my son John Willett my plantation I now live on with my land not yet mentioned and 2 young steers and 1 feather bed and some funiture, etc. To my daughter Elizabeth Nicholson one shilling sterling. To daughter Ann Holland one shilling sterling. To daughter Joyce Bradshaw one young bull and one small iron pot. To daughters Ruth and Mary the remainder of my personal estate and they to have the liberty to live on the plantation and in the house where I now live durying their single lives. Son Thomas Willet sole Extr. Witt: Eliam Johnson, William Pruitt & Moses Mills.1 
Est Settm't Bro's*30 October 1770He was named in the settlement of his brother's estate on 30 October 1770 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of John Willett was submitted by John Willett (his brother) and Joyce Bradshaw (his sister). Thomas Willett (his brother) administered his estate on 21 Oct 1772. Nothing in his estate records hint at any descendants.2 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 633.

Joyce Willett1

F, b. circa 1720
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1688, d. b 10 Mar 1758
MotherRuth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1720Joyce Willett was born circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married (-----) Bradshaw circa 1745.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Bradshaw. 
Will - Father's*1 February 1758Joyce was named in her father's will on 1 February 1758 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Ambrose Willet gave to son Thomas Willett all that tract of land including the plantation he now lives on called Parramore's Double Purchase containing 100 acres on the seaboard side and also what household goods and other things he hath now in his possession. To son William Willett the plantation he now lives on with part of my land I now live on beginning at a Red Oak Saplin where formerly stood a marked Hickory and then down the branch to a Stoopin White Oak and thence south until it intersects with Tobais Peppers line containing 100 acres and one shilling sterling. To my son John Willett my plantation I now live on with my land not yet mentioned and 2 young steers and 1 feather bed and some funiture, etc. To my daughter Elizabeth Nicholson one shilling sterling. To daughter Ann Holland one shilling sterling. To daughter Joyce Bradshaw one young bull and one small iron pot. To daughters Ruth and Mary the remainder of my personal estate and they to have the liberty to live on the plantation and in the house where I now live durying their single lives. Son Thomas Willet sole Extr. Witt: Eliam Johnson, William Pruitt & Moses Mills.1 
Est Settm't Bro's*30 October 1770She was named in the settlement of her brother's estate on 30 October 1770 at Worcester Co, MD. The inventory of the estate of John Willett was submitted by John Willett (his brother) and Joyce Bradshaw (his sister). Thomas Willett (his brother) administered his estate on 21 Oct 1772. Nothing in his estate records hint at any descendants.2 

Family

(-----) Bradshaw b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 633.

(-----) Bradshaw1

M, b. circa 1720
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1720(-----) Bradshaw was born circa 1720 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Joyce Willett, daughter of Ambrose Willett and Ruth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?), circa 1745.1 

Family

Joyce Willett b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).

Elizabeth Willett1

F, b. circa 1714
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1688, d. b 10 Mar 1758
MotherRuth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1714Elizabeth Willett was born circa 1714 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1740She married (-----) Nicholson circa 1740.1 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Nicholson. 
Will - Father's*1 February 1758Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 1 February 1758 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Ambrose Willet gave to son Thomas Willett all that tract of land including the plantation he now lives on called Parramore's Double Purchase containing 100 acres on the seaboard side and also what household goods and other things he hath now in his possession. To son William Willett the plantation he now lives on with part of my land I now live on beginning at a Red Oak Saplin where formerly stood a marked Hickory and then down the branch to a Stoopin White Oak and thence south until it intersects with Tobais Peppers line containing 100 acres and one shilling sterling. To my son John Willett my plantation I now live on with my land not yet mentioned and 2 young steers and 1 feather bed and some funiture, etc. To my daughter Elizabeth Nicholson one shilling sterling. To daughter Ann Holland one shilling sterling. To daughter Joyce Bradshaw one young bull and one small iron pot. To daughters Ruth and Mary the remainder of my personal estate and they to have the liberty to live on the plantation and in the house where I now live durying their single lives. Son Thomas Willet sole Extr. Witt: Eliam Johnson, William Pruitt & Moses Mills.1 

Family

(-----) Nicholson b. c 1710

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).

(-----) Nicholson1

M, b. circa 1710
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1710(-----) Nicholson was born circa 1710.1 
Marriage*circa 1740He married Elizabeth Willett, daughter of Ambrose Willett and Ruth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?), circa 1740.1 

Family

Elizabeth Willett b. c 1714

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).

Ruth Willett1

F, b. circa 1722
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1688, d. b 10 Mar 1758
MotherRuth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1722Ruth Willett was born circa 1722 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Witnessed*15 August 1749Ruth witnessed a will on 15 August 1749 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that Joshua Mitchell, Ruth Willit & Mary Willet witnessed the will of Joakim White, wife Elizabeth.2 
Marriage*after 15 August 1749She married Robert Slocomb S.S., son of Robert Slocomb and Sarah Riley, after 15 August 1749.1,2 
Married Nameafter 15 August 1749 As of after 15 August 1749,her married name was Slocomb. 
Will - Father's*1 February 1758Ruth was named in her father's will on 1 February 1758 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Ambrose Willet gave to son Thomas Willett all that tract of land including the plantation he now lives on called Parramore's Double Purchase containing 100 acres on the seaboard side and also what household goods and other things he hath now in his possession. To son William Willett the plantation he now lives on with part of my land I now live on beginning at a Red Oak Saplin where formerly stood a marked Hickory and then down the branch to a Stoopin White Oak and thence south until it intersects with Tobais Peppers line containing 100 acres and one shilling sterling. To my son John Willett my plantation I now live on with my land not yet mentioned and 2 young steers and 1 feather bed and some funiture, etc. To my daughter Elizabeth Nicholson one shilling sterling. To daughter Ann Holland one shilling sterling. To daughter Joyce Bradshaw one young bull and one small iron pot. To daughters Ruth and Mary the remainder of my personal estate and they to have the liberty to live on the plantation and in the house where I now live durying their single lives. Son Thomas Willet sole Extr. Witt: Eliam Johnson, William Pruitt & Moses Mills.1 
Will - Brother's*13 February 1779Ruth was named in her brother's will on 13 February 1779 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Willett gave to Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Benjamin Holland and his wife Molly. To Benjamin Holland all the money due me from Phillip Quinton and the part of the tract of land that I have not sold that I possess of Parramores Double Purchase. To William Cowley, son of Samuel Cowley and Elizabeth his wife, the tract of land called Willets Out Lett and the enlarging and the rest of my goods and personal estate. And if William Cowley dies without heirs, then to William Slocomb, son of Robert Slocom and his wife Ruth. William Cowley and Robert Slocom my sole Extrs. Witt: Levin Newton, Levin Hill and Joshua Sturgis.3 

Family

Robert Slocomb S.S. b. c 1715
Child 1.William (of Robt) Slocomb3 b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 13 (will of Joakim White, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 632 (will of Thomas Willett).

Mary Willett1

F, b. circa 1725
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1688, d. b 10 Mar 1758
MotherRuth Aydelotte (Aydelotte?)1 b. c 1690
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1725Mary Willett was born circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Witnessed*15 August 1749Mary witnessed a will on 15 August 1749 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that Joshua Mitchell, Ruth Willit & Mary Willet witnessed the will of Joakim White, wife Elizabeth.2 
Will - Father's*1 February 1758Mary was named in her father's will on 1 February 1758 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Ambrose Willet gave to son Thomas Willett all that tract of land including the plantation he now lives on called Parramore's Double Purchase containing 100 acres on the seaboard side and also what household goods and other things he hath now in his possession. To son William Willett the plantation he now lives on with part of my land I now live on beginning at a Red Oak Saplin where formerly stood a marked Hickory and then down the branch to a Stoopin White Oak and thence south until it intersects with Tobais Peppers line containing 100 acres and one shilling sterling. To my son John Willett my plantation I now live on with my land not yet mentioned and 2 young steers and 1 feather bed and some funiture, etc. To my daughter Elizabeth Nicholson one shilling sterling. To daughter Ann Holland one shilling sterling. To daughter Joyce Bradshaw one young bull and one small iron pot. To daughters Ruth and Mary the remainder of my personal estate and they to have the liberty to live on the plantation and in the house where I now live durying their single lives. Son Thomas Willet sole Extr. Witt: Eliam Johnson, William Pruitt & Moses Mills.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 629 (will of Ambrose Willett).
  2. [S2002] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, 1759-1769, p. 13 (will of Joakim White, wife Elizabeth).

Molly (-----)1

F, b. circa 1750
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1750Molly (-----) was born circa 1750.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married Benjamin Holland, son of Nehemiah Holland II and Ann Willett, circa 1770.1 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Holland. 

Family

Benjamin Holland b. c 1746
Child 1.Elizabeth Holland1 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 632 (will of Thomas Willett).

Elizabeth Holland1

F, b. circa 1770
FatherBenjamin Holland1 b. c 1746
MotherMolly (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1770Elizabeth Holland was born circa 1770 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - GrUncle's*13 February 1779Elizabeth was named in her great-uncle's will on 13 February 1779 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Willett gave to Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Benjamin Holland and his wife Molly. To Benjamin Holland all the money due me from Phillip Quinton and the part of the tract of land that I have not sold that I possess of Parramores Double Purchase. To William Cowley, son of Samuel Cowley and Elizabeth his wife, the tract of land called Willets Out Lett and the enlarging and the rest of my goods and personal estate. And if William Cowley dies without heirs, then to William Slocomb, son of Robert Slocom and his wife Ruth. William Cowley and Robert Slocom my sole Extrs. Witt: Levin Newton, Levin Hill and Joshua Sturgis.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 632 (will of Thomas Willett).

William (of Robt) Slocomb1

M, b. circa 1750
FatherRobert Slocomb S.S.1 b. c 1715
MotherRuth Willett1 b. c 1722
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1750William (of Robt) Slocomb was born circa 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - GrUncle's*13 February 1778William was named in his great-uncle's will on 13 February 1778 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Willett gave to Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Benjamin Holland and his wife Molly. To Benjamin Holland all the money due me from Phillip Quinton and the part of the tract of land that I have not sold that I possess of Parramores Double Purchase. To William Cowley, son of Samuel Cowley and Elizabeth his wife, the tract of land called Willets Out Lett and the enlarging and the rest of my goods and personal estate. And if William Cowley dies without heirs, then to William Slocomb, son of Robert Slocom and his wife Ruth. William Cowley and Robert Slocom my sole Extrs. Witt: Levin Newton, Levin Hill and Joshua Sturgis.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 632 (will of Thomas Willett).

Elizabeth (-----)1

F, b. circa 1740
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Marriage*circa 1740Elizabeth (-----) married Samuel Cowley circa 1740 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Birth*circa 1740Elizabeth (-----) was born circa 1740 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Cowley. 
Will - Mentioned in*13 February 1779Elizabeth was mentioned in a will on 13 February 1779 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will Thomas Willett gave to Elizabeth Holland, daughter of Benjamin Holland and his wife Molly. To Benjamin Holland all the money due me from Phillip Quinton and the part of the tract of land that I have not sold that I possess of Parramores Double Purchase. To William Cowley, son of Samuel Cowley and Elizabeth his wife, the tract of land called Willets Out Lett and the enlarging and the rest of my goods and personal estate. And if William Cowley dies without heirs, then to William Slocomb, son of Robert Slocom and his wife Ruth. William Cowley and Robert Slocom my sole Extrs. Witt: Levin Newton, Levin Hill and Joshua Sturgis.1 

Family

Samuel Cowley b. c 1730
Child 1.William Cowley+1 b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 632 (will of Thomas Willett).

Margaret (-----)1

F, b. circa 1775
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1775Margaret (-----) was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1800She married Jonathan Willett, son of John Willett and (-----) (-----), circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1800 As of circa 1800,her married name was Willett. 
Land sold*4 June 1801Margaret (-----) sold land on 4 June 1801 at Accomack Co, VA. Jonathan Willet and his wife Margaret sold the mill and 60 acres to Thomas Wise.1 

Family

Jonathan Willett b. c 1728, d. a 30 Jun 1804

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 647.

Susan Wise (Wise?)1

F, b. circa 1740
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1740Susan Wise (Wise?) was born circa 1740 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1758She married Ambrose Willett, son of John Willett and (-----) (-----), circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1758 As of circa 1758,her married name was Willett. 
Will - Husb's*14 April 1796Susan was named in her husband's will on 14 April 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willit gave wife Susanna Willit my part of the plantation where I now live with the mill, houses &c. for life in lieu of dower, provided she claim no dower in the lands I purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, cattle, personalty & "the Boy Thos until of age". To daughter Betsey Wise Willit a small parcel of land beginning at a marked post near the Main Road. To daughter Nancy Taylor & to her 2 children James & Thomas Taylor. To son George Willit the remaining part of the plantation purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, likewise the reversion of the lands where I now live. Wife & daughter Betsy residual legatees. Wife & son George Exrs. Witt: Parker Barnes, James Ailworth.1 
Census head*1800Susan was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Susanah Willit (Abs), age 45+. Listed with her were 3M16-26; and 1F16-26.3 

Family

Ambrose Willett b. c 1732, d. b 29 Jan 1798
Children 1.Thomas (of Ambrose) Willett2 b. c 1758, d. b 25 Jun 1782
 2.Nancy (of Ambrose) Willett+1 b. c 1765
 3.George (of Ambrose) Willett+1 b. c 1770, d. 4 Mar 1813
 4.Elizabeth 'Betsey' Wise (of Ambrose) Willett1 b. c 1772

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 334 (will of Thomas Willet, son of Ambrose).
  3. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Elizabeth 'Betsey' Wise (of Ambrose) Willett1,2

F, b. circa 1772
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1732, d. b 29 Jan 1798
MotherSusan Wise (Wise?)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1772Elizabeth 'Betsey' Wise (of Ambrose) Willett was born circa 1772 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Brother's*24 September 1780Elizabeth was named in her brother's will on 24 September 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Thomas Willet gave all my land to Abbott Aires, son of Richard Aires. To Elizabeth Willet. Father Ambrose Willet residual legatee. Richard Aires Exr. Witt: Charles Bagwell, Caesar Evans.2 
Will - Father's*14 April 1796Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 14 April 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willit gave wife Susanna Willit my part of the plantation where I now live with the mill, houses &c. for life in lieu of dower, provided she claim no dower in the lands I purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, cattle, personalty & "the Boy Thos until of age". To daughter Betsey Wise Willit a small parcel of land beginning at a marked post near the Main Road. To daughter Nancy Taylor & to her 2 children James & Thomas Taylor. To son George Willit the remaining part of the plantation purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, likewise the reversion of the lands where I now live. Wife & daughter Betsy residual legatees. Wife & son George Exrs. Witt: Parker Barnes, James Ailworth.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 334 (will of Thomas Willet, son of Ambrose).

Nancy (of Ambrose) Willett1

F, b. circa 1765
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1732, d. b 29 Jan 1798
MotherSusan Wise (Wise?)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1765Nancy (of Ambrose) Willett was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1785She married (-----) Taylor circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Taylor. 
Will - Father's*14 April 1796Nancy was named in her father's will on 14 April 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willit gave wife Susanna Willit my part of the plantation where I now live with the mill, houses &c. for life in lieu of dower, provided she claim no dower in the lands I purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, cattle, personalty & "the Boy Thos until of age". To daughter Betsey Wise Willit a small parcel of land beginning at a marked post near the Main Road. To daughter Nancy Taylor & to her 2 children James & Thomas Taylor. To son George Willit the remaining part of the plantation purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, likewise the reversion of the lands where I now live. Wife & daughter Betsy residual legatees. Wife & son George Exrs. Witt: Parker Barnes, James Ailworth.1 

Family

(-----) Taylor b. c 1760
Children 1.James Taylor1 b. c 1788
 2.Thomas Taylor1 b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).

(-----) Taylor1

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1760(-----) Taylor was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Nancy (of Ambrose) Willett, daughter of Ambrose Willett and Susan Wise (Wise?), circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Nancy (of Ambrose) Willett b. c 1765
Children 1.James Taylor1 b. c 1788
 2.Thomas Taylor1 b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).

James Taylor1

M, b. circa 1788
Father(-----) Taylor1 b. c 1760
MotherNancy (of Ambrose) Willett1 b. c 1765
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1788James Taylor was born circa 1788 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*14 April 1796James was named in his grandfather's will on 14 April 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willit gave wife Susanna Willit my part of the plantation where I now live with the mill, houses &c. for life in lieu of dower, provided she claim no dower in the lands I purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, cattle, personalty & "the Boy Thos until of age". To daughter Betsey Wise Willit a small parcel of land beginning at a marked post near the Main Road. To daughter Nancy Taylor & to her 2 children James & Thomas Taylor. To son George Willit the remaining part of the plantation purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, likewise the reversion of the lands where I now live. Wife & daughter Betsy residual legatees. Wife & son George Exrs. Witt: Parker Barnes, James Ailworth.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).

Thomas Taylor1

M, b. circa 1790
Father(-----) Taylor1 b. c 1760
MotherNancy (of Ambrose) Willett1 b. c 1765
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1790Thomas Taylor was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*14 April 1796Thomas was named in his grandfather's will on 14 April 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Ambrose Willit gave wife Susanna Willit my part of the plantation where I now live with the mill, houses &c. for life in lieu of dower, provided she claim no dower in the lands I purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, cattle, personalty & "the Boy Thos until of age". To daughter Betsey Wise Willit a small parcel of land beginning at a marked post near the Main Road. To daughter Nancy Taylor & to her 2 children James & Thomas Taylor. To son George Willit the remaining part of the plantation purchased of Hezekiah White's representatives, likewise the reversion of the lands where I now live. Wife & daughter Betsy residual legatees. Wife & son George Exrs. Witt: Parker Barnes, James Ailworth.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 451 (will of Ambrose Willit, wife Sauanna).

Thomas (of Ambrose) Willett1

M, b. circa 1758, d. before 25 June 1782
FatherAmbrose Willett1 b. c 1732, d. b 29 Jan 1798
MotherSusan Wise (Wise?)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited13 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1758Thomas (of Ambrose) Willett was born circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will*24 September 1780Thomas made a will on 24 September 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Thomas Willet gave all my land to Abbott Aires, son of Richard Aires. To Elizabeth Willet. Father Ambrose Willet residual legatee. Richard Aires Exr. Witt: Charles Bagwell, Caesar Evans.1 
Death*before 25 June 1782He died before 25 June 1782 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 334 (will of Thomas Willet, son of Ambrose).

(-----) (-----)1

F, b. circa 1730
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1730(-----) (-----) was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1748She married Joshua (of Abraham) Riggs, son of Abraham Riggs I and Rosanna Byrd (Byrd?), circa 1748 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1748 As of circa 1748,her married name was Riggs. 

Family

Joshua (of Abraham) Riggs b. c 1696, d. b 29 Sep 1772
Children 1.Isaac (of Joshua) Riggs+1 b. c 1748, d. b 25 Mar 1777
 2.Joshua (of Joshua) Riggs+1 b. b 1750
 3.Mary (of Joshua) Riggs+1 b. c 1752, d. b 28 Nov 1775

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 267 (will of Joshua Riggs).

Mary (of Joshua) Riggs1

F, b. circa 1752, d. before 28 November 1775
FatherJoshua (of Abraham) Riggs1 b. c 1696, d. b 29 Sep 1772
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1730
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1752Mary (of Joshua) Riggs was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married (-----) Bandy circa 1770.1 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Bandy. 
Will - Father's*19 July 1772Mary was named in her father's will on 19 July 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Joshua Riggs gave son Isaac plantation containing 100 acres & 50 acres of marsh, being the marsh I bought of John Mackeel. To son Joshua Riggs 25 acres marsh. To daughter Mary Bandy 25 acres Marsh, she to have the use of about 2 acres that lies over the Gully next to John Riggs as long as she lives single. To son Isaac grist mill. Son Joshua & daughter Mary Bandy residual legatees. Son Isaac Exr. Witt: William Young, Sr., George Churn, Ann Churn.1 
Death*before 28 November 1775She died before 28 November 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Mary Bandy was granted to Isaac Riggs with William Young securities.2 

Family

(-----) Bandy b. c 1750, d. b 19 Jul 1772
Child 1.Sally Bandy3 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 267 (will of Joshua Riggs).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 264 (adm of Mary Bandy).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Isaac Riggs, wife Susana).

Isaac (of Joshua) Riggs1

M, b. circa 1748, d. before 25 March 1777
FatherJoshua (of Abraham) Riggs1 b. c 1696, d. b 29 Sep 1772
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1730
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1748Isaac (of Joshua) Riggs was born circa 1748 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Susana (-----) circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.2,3 
Will - Father's*19 July 1772Isaac was named in his father's will on 19 July 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Joshua Riggs gave son Isaac plantation containing 100 acres & 50 acres of marsh, being the marsh I bought of John Mackeel. To son Joshua Riggs 25 acres marsh. To daughter Mary Bandy 25 acres Marsh, she to have the use of about 2 acres that lies over the Gully next to John Riggs as long as she lives single. To son Isaac grist mill. Son Joshua & daughter Mary Bandy residual legatees. Son Isaac Exr. Witt: William Young, Sr., George Churn, Ann Churn.1 
Administrator*28 November 1775Isaac was named as administrator of an estate on 28 November 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Mary Bandy was granted to Isaac Riggs with William Young securities.4 
Will*17 February 1777Isaac made a will on 17 February 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Isaac Riggs gave daughter Nancy Riggs all my land & mill, & for want of heirs to unborn child, & should my wife not be with child to descend to my cousin Sally Bandy & for want of heirs to my brother Joshua Riggs. To John Riggs. Wife Susana & daughter Nancy Riggs residual legatees. William Young, Jr. Exr. Witt: John Riggs & Leviner Melson.3 
Death*before 25 March 1777He died before 25 March 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Susana (-----) b. c 1750
Child 1.Ann 'Nancy' Riggs+2 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 267 (will of Joshua Riggs).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 722.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Isaac Riggs, wife Susana).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 264 (adm of Mary Bandy).

(-----) Bandy1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 19 July 1772
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1750(-----) Bandy was born circa 1750.1 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Mary (of Joshua) Riggs, daughter of Joshua (of Abraham) Riggs and (-----) (-----), circa 1770.1 
Death*before 19 July 1772(-----) Bandy died before 19 July 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. His wife Mary Bandy was shown as living single in her father, Joshua Riggs' will.1 

Family

Mary (of Joshua) Riggs b. c 1752, d. b 28 Nov 1775
Child 1.Sally Bandy2 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 267 (will of Joshua Riggs).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Isaac Riggs, wife Susana).

Sally Bandy1

F, b. circa 1770
Father(-----) Bandy1 b. c 1750, d. b 19 Jul 1772
MotherMary (of Joshua) Riggs1 b. c 1752, d. b 28 Nov 1775
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1770Sally Bandy was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Uncle's*17 February 1777Sally was named in her uncle's will on 17 February 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Isaac Riggs gave daughter Nancy Riggs all my land & mill, & for want of heirs to unborn child, & should my wife not be with child to descend to my cousin Sally Bandy & for want of heirs to my brother Joshua Riggs. To John Riggs. Wife Susana & daughter Nancy Riggs residual legatees. William Young, Jr. Exr. Witt: John Riggs & Leviner Melson.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Isaac Riggs, wife Susana).

Susana (-----)1

F, b. circa 1750
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1750Susana (-----) was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married Isaac (of Joshua) Riggs, son of Joshua (of Abraham) Riggs and (-----) (-----), circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Riggs. 
Will - Husb's*17 February 1777Susana was named in her husband's will on 17 February 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Isaac Riggs gave daughter Nancy Riggs all my land & mill, & for want of heirs to unborn child, & should my wife not be with child to descend to my cousin Sally Bandy & for want of heirs to my brother Joshua Riggs. To John Riggs. Wife Susana & daughter Nancy Riggs residual legatees. William Young, Jr. Exr. Witt: John Riggs & Leviner Melson.2 

Family

Isaac (of Joshua) Riggs b. c 1748, d. b 25 Mar 1777
Child 1.Ann 'Nancy' Riggs+1 b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 722.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Isaac Riggs, wife Susana).

John Willett1

M, b. circa 1695
FatherCapt. William Willett Sr.1 b. 1671, d. 11 Mar 1739/40
MotherAnne Stringer1 b. c 1675, d. b 1739
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited14 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1695John Willett was born circa 1695 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Uncle's*9 April 1698John was named in his uncle's will on 9 April 1698 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will John Stringer, Gent., gave my cozen and godson John Willett one cow and calf when he shall come to age to receive it. To my goddau. Elizabeth Pike one ewe and lamb to be delivered when my wife thinks fit. To my brother Hillary Stringer a set of silver buttons. To my brother Thomas Stringer a set of silver buttons. To my brother Jacob Stringer 4 silver buckles. To my sisters Ann Willett and Mary Stringer one ewe lamb apiece. To my cozen William Tankred a coat. To my cozen Sarah Tankred, Sr. a vest. To my brother William Willett. My loving wife Margaret resid. legatee and extrx. My friends William Waters and William Harmanson to assist her. Witt: George Corbin, William Jarvis, Elizabeth (X) Nicholson.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 160 (will of John Stringer, Gent., wife Margaret).

Mary (of Wm) Willett1

F, b. circa 1723
FatherWilliam Willett Jr.1 b. c 1700, d. b 11 Jan 1725/26
MotherRose (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1702
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1723Mary (of Wm) Willett was born circa 1723 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*13 December 1725Mary was named in her father's will on 13 December 1725 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett Jr. gave to my loving wife Rose. To my son Thomas my wife's wedding ring. To my dau. Mary Willet. Resid. legatees my wife and two children Thomas and Mary. Wife extrx. My friends Thomas and John Goffigon to assist her. Witt: William Willett, Ann Willett, Thomas Goffigon.1 
Will - Grfath's*18 October 1739Mary was named in her grandfather's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.2 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 257 (will of William Willett Jr., wife Rose).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).

Martha Willett1

F, b. circa 1673
FatherJohn Willett1 b. c 1640, d. b 28 Jul 1680
MotherElizabeth Douglas1 b. c 1657
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1673Martha Willett was born circa 1673 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Deposition named in*29 January 1684/85She was named in a deposition on 29 January 1684/85 at Northampton Co, VA. The disposition of Elizabeth Willett, age 28 years or thereabouts: Saith that at her departure from this country to England, I did leave my daughter, Martha Willett, with Mary Coar for one year to teach her to read and sew, for which I was to pay her 1,000 pounds tobacco; and did tell her that if I got my money in England, I would give her a gratuity, but I did not make any bargain with the said Coar for any longer time then one year for which she had satisfaction from my father (step-father) as appears by her account. And I do further say that I gave Capt Hancock Lee order to take care of my said child, and afterwards wrote to the said Lee from England to the same effort and futher saith not. Signed: Elizabeth Willett. (NOTE: Elizabeth's step-father was Rev. Thomas Teackle.)2 
Living*1691She was living in 1691 at York, VA. In 1691 Martha Willett was the daughter-in-law (step-daughter) of Robert Leightonhouse of York County, age about 18.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 750.
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 749 (citing N'hamp Record Bk XV:118).

Robert Lightenhouse1,2

M, b. circa 1640, d. 1701
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1640Robert Lightenhouse was born circa 1640.1 
Marriage*circa 1686He married Elizabeth Douglas, daughter of Lt. Col. Edward Douglas (Burgess) and Isabella (-----), circa 1686 at York Co, VA.1 
Death*1701Robert Lightenhouse died in 1701 at York Co, VA. Robt. Lightenhouse died intestate in York Co, VA, 1701.1,2 

Family

Elizabeth Douglas b. c 1657

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 750.
  2. [S2099] Clayton Torrence, Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1632-1800, p. 260 (Robt. Lightenhouse, died 1701 intestate, York Co, VA).

Mungo Somerwell1,2

M, b. circa 1640, d. 1706
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1640Mungo Somerwell was born circa 1640.1 
Marriage*circa 1702He married Elizabeth Spencer, daughter of Capt. William Spencer and Elizabeth Weston, circa 1702 at York Co, VA.3 
Land sold*12 February 1703Mungo Somerwell sold land on 12 February 1703 at tract N70, west of Bridgetown, Northampton Co. In 1671 Wm Spencer sold to William Gascoynes. Then in 1703 Mongo and Elizabeth Somerville sold the 150 acres to Henry Harmason, stating that it was formerly the land sold by Spencer to Gascoigne, but which had since reverted to Elizabeth as daughter-and-heir of Spencer.3 
Death*1706He died in 1706 at York Co, VA.1,2 

Family

Elizabeth Spencer b. c 1661

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 750.
  2. [S2099] Clayton Torrence, Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1632-1800, p. 395 (Mungo Somerwell, died about 1706 in York Co, VA).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 402 (tract N70).

Elizabeth Spencer1

F, b. circa 1661
FatherCapt. William Spencer1 b. c 1620, d. b 18 Sep 1688
MotherElizabeth Weston1 b. c 1620
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1661Elizabeth Spencer was born circa 1661 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriagecirca 1702She married Mungo Somerwell circa 1702 at York Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1702 As of circa 1702,her married name was Somerwell. 

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 402 (tract N70).

Hillary (of Wm) Willett1

M, b. circa 1697, d. before 10 June 1735
FatherCapt. William Willett Sr.1 b. 1671, d. 11 Mar 1739/40
MotherAnne Stringer1 b. c 1675, d. b 1739
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1697Hillary (of Wm) Willett was born circa 1697 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1722He married Frances (-----) circa 1722 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Will*16 April 1735Hillary made a will on 16 April 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Hillary West(sic) (Willet) gave to my son William my Neg?? Lite. To son Hillary my bed at mother's. To son Douglas ( lost ). Remaining estate to be div. by my wife Frances and my three sons William, Douglas and Hillary. Wife extrx. and loving father overseer. Witt: William Willet, William (X) Griffith.3 
Death*before 10 June 1735He died before 10 June 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved. The widow renounced her legacies and claimed her dower rights. NOTE: Although the will is signed twice as 'Hillary West' and 'Hillary Willet', both the probate and the liber indexes show the surname as Willet.3
 
Will - Father's*18 October 1739Hillary was named in his father's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.1 

Family

Frances (-----) b. c 1700
Children 1.Mary (of Hillary) Willett4 b. c 1724
 2.William Willett3 b. c 1726
 3.Douglas Willett I+3 b. c 1730, d. b 13 Feb 1781
 4.Hillary Willett3 b. b 16 Apr 1735

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 762.
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 288 (will of Hillary Willet, wife Frances).
  4. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 763.

Frances (-----)1

F, b. circa 1700
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1700Frances (-----) was born circa 1700 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1722She married Hillary (of Wm) Willett, son of Capt. William Willett Sr. and Anne Stringer, circa 1722 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1722 As of circa 1722,her married name was Willett. 
Will - Husb's*16 April 1735Frances was named in her husband's will on 16 April 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Hillary West(sic) (Willet) gave to my son William my Neg?? Lite. To son Hillary my bed at mother's. To son Douglas ( lost ). Remaining estate to be div. by my wife Frances and my three sons William, Douglas and Hillary. Wife extrx. and loving father overseer. Witt: William Willet, William (X) Griffith.2 
Marriage*circa 1737She married Alderton Gelding circa 1737 at Northampton Co, VA.3,4 
Married Namecirca 1737 As of circa 1737,her married name was Gelding. 
Will - Father-in-law*18 October 1739Frances was named in her father-in-law's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.5 
Court - nam in petit*May 1742She was named in a petition that was recorded in court records in May 1742 at Northampton Co, VA. The Extrs of William Willet, his sons-in-law, Thomas and James Goffigan and Thomas Hunt, show that the grandchildren in the custody of Alderton & Frances Gelding, are William, Hillary and Douglas Willet. The testator by his will gave to his daughter-in-law, Frances Gelding the benefit of 600 acres of land until the children came of age provided that she teach them to read, write and cypher. If she did not then the land was to go to the petitioners, who were to teach the children. The Extrs ask for the 600 acres. Petition rejected.3 

Family 1

Hillary (of Wm) Willett b. c 1697, d. b 10 Jun 1735
Marriage*circa 1722She married Hillary (of Wm) Willett, son of Capt. William Willett Sr. and Anne Stringer, circa 1722 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Children 1.Mary (of Hillary) Willett6 b. c 1724
 2.William Willett2 b. c 1726
 3.Douglas Willett I+2 b. c 1730, d. b 13 Feb 1781
 4.Hillary Willett2 b. b 16 Apr 1735

Family 2

Alderton Gelding b. c 1700
Marriage*circa 1737Frances (-----) married Alderton Gelding circa 1737 at Northampton Co, VA.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 762.
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 288 (will of Hillary Willet, wife Frances).
  3. [S877] Jean M. Mihalyka, Loose Papers and Sundry Court Cases, 1732-1744/5, Northampton County, Virginia, Volume II, p. 149-150.
  4. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1025 & p. 1043 (footnote #246).
  5. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).
  6. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 763.

William Willett1

M, b. circa 1726
FatherHillary (of Wm) Willett1 b. c 1697, d. b 10 Jun 1735
MotherFrances (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1726William Willett was born circa 1726 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*16 April 1735William was named in his father's will on 16 April 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Hillary West(sic) (Willet) gave to my son William my Neg?? Lite. To son Hillary my bed at mother's. To son Douglas ( lost ). Remaining estate to be div. by my wife Frances and my three sons William, Douglas and Hillary. Wife extrx. and loving father overseer. Witt: William Willet, William (X) Griffith.1 
Will - Grfath's*18 October 1739William was named in his grandfather's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.2 
Land inherited*1739He inherited land in 1739 at tract N17, Old Plantation Creek, Northampton Co, VA. William Willett left 650 acres to grandsons William, Hillary and Douglas Willett, sons of a son Hillary (wife Frances) who had died 4 years previously. William was to have the south part where his father had lived, Hillary the next and Douglas the balance. This was the southeast corner of the whole tract on the north side of Peminoe Creek. It was noted that the total acreage of the 3 parts as brought out by later deeds fell considerably short of the supposed 650 acres bequeathed.3 
Court - nam in petit*May 1742He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records in May 1742 at Northampton Co, VA. The Extrs of William Willet, his sons-in-law, Thomas and James Goffigan and Thomas Hunt, show that the grandchildren in the custody of Alderton & Frances Gelding, are William, Hillary and Douglas Willet. The testator by his will gave to his daughter-in-law, Frances Gelding the benefit of 600 acres of land until the children came of age provided that she teach them to read, write and cypher. If she did not then the land was to go to the petitioners, who were to teach the children. The Extrs ask for the 600 acres. Petition rejected.4 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Mary (-----) circa 1750.3 
Land sold*1752William Willett sold land in 1752 at tract N17, Old Plantation Creek, Northampton Co, VA. William and Mary Willett sold as 150 acres their part of this tract to John Widgeon. A survey for division in 1796 showed 172 1/2 acres.3 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1730
Marriage*circa 1750He married Mary (-----) circa 1750.3 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 288 (will of Hillary Willet, wife Frances).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 98-99 (tract N17).
  4. [S877] Jean M. Mihalyka, Loose Papers and Sundry Court Cases, 1732-1744/5, Northampton County, Virginia, Volume II, p. 149-150.

Hillary Willett1

M, b. before 16 April 1735
FatherHillary (of Wm) Willett1 b. c 1697, d. b 10 Jun 1735
MotherFrances (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Jan 2017
Birth*before 16 April 1735Hillary Willett was born before 16 April 1735 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*16 April 1735Hillary was named in his father's will on 16 April 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Hillary West(sic) (Willet) gave to my son William my Neg?? Lite. To son Hillary my bed at mother's. To son Douglas ( lost ). Remaining estate to be div. by my wife Frances and my three sons William, Douglas and Hillary. Wife extrx. and loving father overseer. Witt: William Willet, William (X) Griffith.1 
Will - Grfath's*18 October 1739Hillary was named in his grandfather's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.3 
Land inherited*1739He inherited land in 1739 at tract N17, Old Plantation Creek, Northampton Co, VA. William Willett left 650 acres to grandsons William, Hillary and Douglas Willett, sons of a son Hillary (wife Frances) who had died 4 years previously. William was to have the south part where his father had lived, Hillary the next and Douglas the balance. This was the southeast corner of the whole tract on the north side of Peminoe Creek. It was noted that the total acreage of the 3 parts as brought out by later deeds fell considerably short of the supposed 650 acres bequeathed.4 
Court - nam in petit*May 1742He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records in May 1742 at Northampton Co, VA. The Extrs of William Willet, his sons-in-law, Thomas and James Goffigan and Thomas Hunt, show that the grandchildren in the custody of Alderton & Frances Gelding, are William, Hillary and Douglas Willet. The testator by his will gave to his daughter-in-law, Frances Gelding the benefit of 600 acres of land until the children came of age provided that she teach them to read, write and cypher. If she did not then the land was to go to the petitioners, who were to teach the children. The Extrs ask for the 600 acres. Petition rejected.5 
Guardian - chose*October 1750He chose a guardian on in October 1750 at Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as Hillary Willett, orphan of Hillary, and would have been age 14 or older to chose his own guardian.2 
Land sold*before 1754He sold land before 1754 at tract N17, Old Plantation Creek, Northampton Co, VA. Hillary Willett sold his part of this tract to John Stratton, as in 1754 Stratton sold as 155 acres, stating that he had bought from Hillary Willett.4 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 288 (will of Hillary Willet, wife Frances).
  2. [S623] William R.M. Houston M.D. & Jean M. Mihalyka, Colonial Residents of Virginia's Eastern Shore (Whose Ages Were Proved Before Court Officials of Accomack and Northampton Counties), p. 118.
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 98-99 (tract N17).
  5. [S877] Jean M. Mihalyka, Loose Papers and Sundry Court Cases, 1732-1744/5, Northampton County, Virginia, Volume II, p. 149-150.

Douglas Willett I1,2

M, b. circa 1730, d. before 13 February 1781
FatherHillary (of Wm) Willett1 b. c 1697, d. b 10 Jun 1735
MotherFrances (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1730Douglas Willett I was born circa 1730 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*16 April 1735Douglas was named in his father's will on 16 April 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Hillary West(sic) (Willet) gave to my son William my Neg?? Lite. To son Hillary my bed at mother's. To son Douglas ( lost ). Remaining estate to be div. by my wife Frances and my three sons William, Douglas and Hillary. Wife extrx. and loving father overseer. Witt: William Willet, William (X) Griffith.1 
Will - Grfath's*18 October 1739Douglas was named in his grandfather's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.3 
Land inherited*1739He inherited land in 1739 at tract N17, Old Plantation Creek, Northampton Co, VA. William Willett left 650 acres to grandsons William, Hillary and Douglas Willett, sons of a son Hillary (wife Frances) who had died 4 years previously. William was to have the south part where his father had lived, Hillary the next and Douglas the balance. This was the southeast corner of the whole tract on the north side of Peminoe Creek. It was noted that the total acreage of the 3 parts as brought out by later deeds fell considerably short of the supposed 650 acres bequeathed.4 
Court - nam in petit*May 1742He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records in May 1742 at Northampton Co, VA. The Extrs of William Willet, his sons-in-law, Thomas and James Goffigan and Thomas Hunt, show that the grandchildren in the custody of Alderton & Frances Gelding, are William, Hillary and Douglas Willet. The testator by his will gave to his daughter-in-law, Frances Gelding the benefit of 600 acres of land until the children came of age provided that she teach them to read, write and cypher. If she did not then the land was to go to the petitioners, who were to teach the children. The Extrs ask for the 600 acres. Petition rejected.5 
Marriage*21 June 1760He married Henrietta Johnson, daughter of John Johnson and Tabitha (-----), on 21 June 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. Amos Johnson was security on the M.L.B. of Douglas Willett and Henritta Johnson, daughter of John Johnson dec'd. Adderson Nottingham witness.6 
Marriage*circa 1768Douglas Willett I married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1768 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Est Settm't Named In*8 October 1771Douglas Willett I was named in an estate settlement on 8 October 1771 at Northampton Co, VA. The division of the estate of Michael Dixon Sr and Jun: Douglas Willett Junr part of the estate of Michael Dixon Junior dec'd; the 1/7 of the appraised valued of the moveables £4.19.11. Douglas Willett Senr & wife Elizabeth, part of the estate of Michael Dixon Senr.2 
Anecdote*5 November 1777 At a Council of the State of Virginia held Nov 5, 1777, it was ordered that a warrent for 130 pounds for Ned, late property of Douglas Willet: the slave was taken from the Enemy and ordered by a decree of the Court of Admiralty to be sold, and bought for Lead Mines by this Board. (NOTE: Since the slave belonging to Douglas Willet was sold by the state instead of being returned to his owner, it is thought that Douglas Willet may have been a Loyalist or Tory.)7 
Death*before 13 February 1781He died before 13 February 1781 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Douglas Willett was granted to Robert Trower. Appraisers: Ralph Dixon, William Trower, John Stratton Jr. & Francis Costin.8 
Est settm't*10 June 1781His estate was settled on 10 June 1781 at Northampton Co, VA. A division of the estate of Douglas Willet dec'd was between his widow Elizabeth Willet and his son Douglas Willet. To cash in paper money after all demands settled to each party £1,154.0.0.9 

Family 1

Henrietta Johnson b. c 1739, d. c 1765
Marriage*21 June 1760He married Henrietta Johnson, daughter of John Johnson and Tabitha (-----), on 21 June 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. Amos Johnson was security on the M.L.B. of Douglas Willett and Henritta Johnson, daughter of John Johnson dec'd. Adderson Nottingham witness.6 

Family 2

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1725, d. b 8 Feb 1808
Marriage*circa 1768Douglas Willett I married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1768 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Child 1.Douglas Willett II+9 b. b 1769, d. b 14 Dec 1801

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 288 (will of Hillary Willet, wife Frances).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 764.
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 98-99 (tract N17).
  5. [S877] Jean M. Mihalyka, Loose Papers and Sundry Court Cases, 1732-1744/5, Northampton County, Virginia, Volume II, p. 149-150.
  6. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  7. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 765 (citing Journal of the Council of the State of Virginia, vol II, page 22).
  8. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 466 (adm of Douglas Willett to Robert Trower).
  9. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 767.

Elizabeth Willett1

F, b. circa 1715, d. before 15 April 1789
FatherCapt. William Willett Sr.1 b. 1671, d. 11 Mar 1739/40
MotherAnne Stringer1 b. c 1675, d. b 1739
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1715Elizabeth Willett was born circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1738She married Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon, son of Thomas Goffigon and Mary Duparkes, circa 1738 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Married Namecirca 1738 As of circa 1738,her married name was Goffigon. 
Will - Father's*18 October 1739Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.1 
Will - Husb's*2 March 1752Elizabeth was named in her husband's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.2 
Marriage*8 January 1753She married John Benthall on 8 January 1753 at Northampton Co, VA. John Flood was security on the M.L.B. of John Benthall and Elizabeth Goffigon, widow of Thos Goffigon.3 
Married Name8 January 1753 As of 8 January 1753,her married name was Benthall. 
Will*14 June 1788Elizabeth made a will on 14 June 1788 at Northampton Co, VA. In her will Elizabeth Benthall gave to my son Peter Goffigon my large iron bound trunk. To friend John Williams, Sr. remaining estate and extr. Witt: John Stratton, Jr., Elizabeth (X) Williams.4 
Death*before 15 April 1789She died before 15 April 1789 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was proved.4 

Family 1

Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
Marriage*circa 1738She married Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon, son of Thomas Goffigon and Mary Duparkes, circa 1738 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Children 1.Willet (of Thos) Goffigon2 b. c 1740
 2.Laban (of Thos) Goffigon2 b. c 1742
 3.Abel (of Thos) Goffigon2 b. c 1744
 4.Peter (of Thos) Goffigon2 b. c 1746

Family 2

John Benthall b. c 1700
Marriage*8 January 1753Elizabeth Willett married John Benthall on 8 January 1753 at Northampton Co, VA. John Flood was security on the M.L.B. of John Benthall and Elizabeth Goffigon, widow of Thos Goffigon.3 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 500 (will of Elizabeth Benthall).

Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1700, d. before 10 March 1752
FatherThomas Goffigon2 b. c 1675, d. Apr 1720
MotherMary Duparkes2 b. c 1680
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited16 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1700Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1700 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*3 December 1702Thomas was named in his grandfather's will on 3 December 1702 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Duparkes gave to my loving wife Elizabeth all the estate she had when I married her, and her life in all my land excepting my plantation. To son Thomas Duparkes (under 18) the heifer that Thomas Gohogan gave him, the 150 A. of lease land adjoining my son Gohogan's land, and my horse "Forrester". To my dau. Sarah Duparkes 4 pewter dishes and 6 pewter plates. To dau. Ann Duparkes (under 16) 2 pewter dishes. To my son(-in-law?) William Jarvis my plough, and to his wife my pewter beere bowle. To my son(-in-law) Thomas Gohogan and my dau. his wife one pewter beere bowle. To my son(-in-law) William Spady and my dau. his wife 2 pewter porringers. To each of my grandchildren Thomas and Rose Gohogan one ewe. To grandson Thomas Jarvis one heifer. To my dau. Spady's first child one ewe lamb. Resid. legatees wife and my two children Thomas and Ann Duparkes. Wife extrx. (Maj.) John Robins, Thomas Savage, and George Harmanson to oversee. Witt: John Tatum, Hamond (X) Firkettle, (Note: Ann Duparkes the dau. of Thomas dec'd is bound to John Nottingham and Sarah his wife her sister.)3 
Marriage*circa 1720He married (-----) (-----) circa 1720. 
Will - Father's*5 March 1719/20Thomas was named in his father's will on 5 March 1719/20 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffogan gave to my dau. Rose Willitt. My son James to have one year of schooling. To son Thomas. To son John a chest that formerly was Lennard Hall's. My three sons Thomas, John and James resid. legatees, and to have my 100 A. plantation during the term of the lease. Son Thomas extr. with friends John Robins, Sr. and Hillary Stringer to assist him. Witt: Hillary Stringer, Daniel Godwin, Gowne (X) Young.4 
Will - Bro-in-law*13 December 1725Thomas was named in his brother-in-law's will on 13 December 1725 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett Jr. gave to my loving wife Rose. To my son Thomas my wife's wedding ring. To my dau. Mary Willet. Resid. legatees my wife and two children Thomas and Mary. Wife extrx. My friends Thomas and John Goffigon to assist her. Witt: William Willett, Ann Willett, Thomas Goffigon.5 
Marriage*circa 1738He married Elizabeth Willett, daughter of Capt. William Willett Sr. and Anne Stringer, circa 1738 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father-in-law*18 October 1739Thomas was named in his father-in-law's will on 18 October 1739 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett gave to my dau. Elizabeth Goffigon my 450 A. plantation whereon I now live bounded westerly upon Old Plantation Creek, southerly upon the land I sold to William Baker, northerly upon my north bounds of my 1100 A., easterly on a line of marked trees upon the eastern side of the White Marsh Swamp, the said line running from near the head of Pimmino Branch to the north bounds of my 1100 A. To dau. Elizabeth n. woman Rose and n. girl Rachael. To my grandson Thomas Willet the 400 A. plantation whereon Francis Stokely now liveth bounded easterly upon the sea board side, southerly upon Kill Point Branch and from the head of Kill Point Branch along a line of marked trees to the head of a small valley and to the north bounds of my 1100 A., bounded westerly on a line of marked trees running from my north bound of my 1100 A. near the plantation where Thomas Clay now liveth to a white oak on the south bounds of Thomas Benthall's land near the head of Stokely's land. To grandson Thomas Willet n. boy Cesar. To granddau. Mary Willet mulatto girl Dinah. To my three grandsons William, Hillary, and Douglas Willet 650 A. bounded easterly on the sea board side, northerly upon Andrews Creek, by the seaside county road, and by Pimmino Creek. My grandson William Willet to have the south part of the plantation where his father Hillary Willet lived bounded by Thickety Gut. Grandson Hillary to have the next southward part being the plantation where Hambleton now lives. Grandson Douglas to have the plantation where Thomas Clay now lives. To my two granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt 150 A. bounded by land given to Elizabeth Goffigon, the lands of Thomas Willet, John Williams and Azariah Hunt and the plantation whereon Charles Thomsons lived. To my dau. Leah Goffigon 125 A., n. women Pegg, and n. boys John and James. To my dau. Ann Hunt 125 A., n. girl Esther and n. boy Solomon. To my granddaus. Mary and Elishe Hunt n. girl Elishe. To my dau. Leah Goffigon the 200 A. plantation whereon James Spady now lives bounded by Kill Point Branch and Andrews Creek. To my two granddaus. Isabell Senior and Mary Senior, n. girl Nanny. My dau. in law Frances Gelding to have the benefit of the land given to her children until they come to lawful age if she will learn them to read, write and cypher. Resid. legatees my three daus. Elizabeth and Leah Goffigon and Ann Hunt. Extrs. my three sons in law Thomas and James Goffigon and Thomas Hunt. Witt: Hillary Hunt, Benjamin Johnson, Daniel Benthall.6 
Will*2 March 1752Thomas made a will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 
Death*before 10 March 1752He died before 10 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1700
Marriage*circa 1720He married (-----) (-----) circa 1720. 
Children 1.John (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1720
 2.Mary (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1722
 3.Elizabeth (of Thos) Goffigon+1 b. c 1730

Family 2

Elizabeth Willett b. c 1715, d. b 15 Apr 1789
Marriage*circa 1738Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon married Elizabeth Willett, daughter of Capt. William Willett Sr. and Anne Stringer, circa 1738 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Children 1.Willet (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1740
 2.Laban (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1742
 3.Abel (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1744
 4.Peter (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1746

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 228 (will of Thomas Goffigon).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 172 (will of Thomas Duparkes, wife Elizabeth).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 228 (will of Thomas Goffogon).
  5. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 257 (will of William Willett Jr., wife Rose).
  6. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 304 (will of William Willett, daughters Elizabeth, Leah & Ann).

John Benthall1

M, b. circa 1700
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1700John Benthall was born circa 1700 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*8 January 1753He married Elizabeth Willett, daughter of Capt. William Willett Sr. and Anne Stringer, on 8 January 1753 at Northampton Co, VA. John Flood was security on the M.L.B. of John Benthall and Elizabeth Goffigon, widow of Thos Goffigon.1 

Family

Elizabeth Willett b. c 1715, d. b 15 Apr 1789

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

John (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1720
FatherThomas (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1720John (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1720 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 March 1752John was named in his father's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

Mary (of Thos) Goffigon1

F, b. circa 1722
FatherThomas (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1722Mary (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1722 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married (-----) Guy circa 1745 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Guy. 
Will - Father's*2 March 1752Mary was named in her father's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 

Family

(-----) Guy b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

(-----) Guy1

M, b. circa 1720
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1720(-----) Guy was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Mary (of Thos) Goffigon, daughter of Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon and (-----) (-----), circa 1745 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Family

Mary (of Thos) Goffigon b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

Willet (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1740
FatherThomas (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
MotherElizabeth Willett1 b. c 1715, d. b 15 Apr 1789
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1740Willet (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1740 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 March 1752Willet was named in his father's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

Laban (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1742
FatherThomas (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
MotherElizabeth Willett1 b. c 1715, d. b 15 Apr 1789
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1742Laban (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1742 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 March 1752Laban was named in his father's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

Abel (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1744
FatherThomas (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
MotherElizabeth Willett1 b. c 1715, d. b 15 Apr 1789
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1744Abel (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1744 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 March 1752Abel was named in his father's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

Peter (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1746
FatherThomas (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
MotherElizabeth Willett1 b. c 1715, d. b 15 Apr 1789
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1746Peter (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1746 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 March 1752Peter was named in his father's will on 2 March 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffigon gave my eldest son John one corner cupboard. To dau. Mary Guy n. girl Comfort. To my dau. Elizabeth Pigot n. girl Rose. To my son Willet all my joyner's tools. My four young sons Willet, Laban, Abel and Peter to be bound out to trades when they are 14 and my brothers John and James to assist in placing them. Loving wife Elizabeth resid. legatee and extrx. Witt: James Goffigon, John Goffigon.1 
Will - Mother's*14 June 1788Peter was named in his mother's will on 14 June 1788 at Northampton Co, VA. In her will Elizabeth Benthall gave to my son Peter Goffigon my large iron bound trunk. To friend John Williams, Sr. remaining estate and extr. Witt: John Stratton, Jr., Elizabeth (X) Williams.2 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 500 (will of Elizabeth Benthall).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1700(-----) (-----) was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*circa 1720She married Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon, son of Thomas Goffigon and Mary Duparkes, circa 1720. 
Married Namecirca 1720 As of circa 1720,her married name was Goffigon. 

Family

Thomas (of Thos) Goffigon b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1752
Children 1.John (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1720
 2.Mary (of Thos) Goffigon1 b. c 1722
 3.Elizabeth (of Thos) Goffigon+1 b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 350 (will of Thomas Goffigon, wife Elizabeth).

Mary (of Hillary) Willett1

F, b. circa 1724
FatherHillary (of Wm) Willett1 b. c 1697, d. b 10 Jun 1735
MotherFrances (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1724Mary (of Hillary) Willett was born circa 1724 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 763.

Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1730
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1730Mary (-----) was born circa 1730 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married William Willett, son of Hillary (of Wm) Willett and Frances (-----), circa 1750.1 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Willett. 
Land sold*1752Mary (-----) sold land in 1752 at tract N17, Old Plantation Creek, Northampton Co, VA. William and Mary Willett sold as 150 acres their part of this tract to John Widgeon. A survey for division in 1796 showed 172 1/2 acres.1 

Family

William Willett b. c 1726

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 98-99 (tract N17).

John D. Turpin1

M, b. circa 1790
FatherJohn Turpin2 b. c 1765
MotherSarah Bell Stott Gascoigne2 b. c 1774, d. b 10 May 1824
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia) (#1)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia) (#2)
Descendants of Ensign Thomas Savage (Ancient Planter) (#1)
Descendants of Ensign Thomas Savage (Ancient Planter) (#2)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1790John D. Turpin was born circa 1790 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*9 October 1809He married Nancy Willett, daughter of Douglas Willett II and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Savage, on 9 October 1809 at Northampton Co, VA. Henry Walker was security on the M.L.B. of John Turpin and Nancy Willet.1 
Marriage*15 January 1819John D. Turpin married Elizabeth 'Betsey' Willett, daughter of Douglas Willett II and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Savage, on 15 January 1819 at Northampton Co, VA. Thos H. Turpin was security on the M.L.B. of John D. Turpin and Eliz Willett. They were married on 21 Jan 1819.1 

Family 1

Nancy Willett b. c 1795, d. b 15 Jan 1819

Family 2

Elizabeth 'Betsey' Willett b. c 1798

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 768.

Thomas H. Turpin1

M, b. circa 1792
FatherJohn Turpin1 b. c 1765
MotherSarah Bell Stott Gascoigne1 b. c 1774, d. b 10 May 1824
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Obedience Robins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Ensign Thomas Savage (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited15 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1792Thomas H. Turpin was born circa 1792 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*1 December 1812He married Leah Willett, daughter of Douglas Willett II and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Savage, on 1 December 1812 at Northampton Co, VA. John D. Turpin was security on the M.L.B. of Thomas Turpin and Leah Willet.2 

Family

Leah Willett b. c 1796

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 768.
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

John (of Thos) Goffigon1

M, b. circa 1705
FatherThomas Goffigon1 b. c 1675, d. Apr 1720
MotherMary Duparkes1 b. c 1680
Last Edited16 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1705John (of Thos) Goffigon was born circa 1705 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*5 March 1719/20John was named in his father's will on 5 March 1719/20 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Goffogan gave to my dau. Rose Willitt. My son James to have one year of schooling. To son Thomas. To son John a chest that formerly was Lennard Hall's. My three sons Thomas, John and James resid. legatees, and to have my 100 A. plantation during the term of the lease. Son Thomas extr. with friends John Robins, Sr. and Hillary Stringer to assist him. Witt: Hillary Stringer, Daniel Godwin, Gowne (X) Young.1 
Will - Bro-in-law*13 December 1725John was named in his brother-in-law's will on 13 December 1725 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Willett Jr. gave to my loving wife Rose. To my son Thomas my wife's wedding ring. To my dau. Mary Willet. Resid. legatees my wife and two children Thomas and Mary. Wife extrx. My friends Thomas and John Goffigon to assist her. Witt: William Willett, Ann Willett, Thomas Goffigon.2 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 228 (will of Thomas Goffogon).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 257 (will of William Willett Jr., wife Rose).

Edith 'Edy' Wheeler1

F, b. circa 1795
Last Edited16 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1795Edith 'Edy' Wheeler was born circa 1795 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Marriage*21 March 1827She married James Riggs Willett, son of George (of Ambrose) Willett and Ann 'Nancy' Riggs, on 21 March 1827 at Northampton Co, VA. Arthur A. Wilson was security (& as to ages) on the M.L.B. of James R. Willett and Edy Wheeler. Smith Nottingham & Ellison A. Hopkins witt. They were married 21 Mar 1827.1 
Married Name21 March 1827 As of 21 March 1827,her married name was Willett. 
Est Settm't Husb's*8 February 1841Edith 'Edy' Wheeler was named in her husband's estate settlement on 8 February 1841 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of James Willett was granted to Dr. Arthur W. Upshur, the widow Edith relinquished the administration. The bond was set at $1,000.3 
Census w/another*1850Edith was listed with another family in the census of 1850 at Northampton Co, VA. She was shown as Edith Willett, age 55 in HH#298 headed by Jno. W. Leatherbury, a 53 year old farmer, born in Acc Co, with real estate valued at $12,000.2 

Family

James Riggs Willett b. c 1804, d. b 8 Feb 1841

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  2. [S1975] Frances Bibbins Latimer, 1850 Northampton Co, VA, Census & Mortality Schedule 1850-1880.
  3. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 309 (adm of James Willett to Dr. Arthur W. Upshur).

George Willett1

M, b. circa 1710
FatherCapt. William Willett Sr.1 b. 1671, d. 11 Mar 1739/40
MotherAnne Stringer1 b. c 1675, d. b 1739
ChartsDescendants of Edward Douglas (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited16 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1710George Willett was born circa 1710 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Witnessed*14 March 1735/36George witnessed a will on 14 March 1735/36 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Azariah Hunt gave to loving wife Ann during her life the plantation whereon I do live from the mill dam to the road where the branch crosses it along the north side of the branch to the head of my land, and then to my dau. Mary Hunt. To my dau. Elishe Hunt the other part of my home land, my water mill, and all my land on Hogg Island. My land in Accomack to be sold to pay my debts. Resid. legatees wife and two daus. Wife extrx. Witt: William Willet, George Willet, John (J) Nelson.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 292 (will of Azariah Hunt, wife Ann).

Sophia (-----)1

F, b. circa 1775
Last Edited19 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1775Sophia (-----) was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1795She married (-----) Lewis circa 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Married Namecirca 1795 As of circa 1795,her married name was Lewis. 
Marriage*23 December 1798Sophia (-----) married John (of Wm) Willett Sr., son of William Willett and Gertrude 'Gartry' Taylor, on 23 December 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as John Willett and Mrs. Sophia Lewis, widow.1 
Married Name23 December 1798 As of 23 December 1798,her married name was Willett. 

Family 1

(-----) Lewis b. c 1775, d. b 23 Dec 1798

Family 2

John (of Wm) Willett Sr. b. c 1776, d. b 29 Jul 1844

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns), p. 324 (marriage of John Willett & Mrs. Sophia Lewis, widow).

(-----) Lewis1

M, b. circa 1775, d. before 23 December 1798
Last Edited17 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1775(-----) Lewis was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1795He married Sophia (-----) circa 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*before 23 December 1798(-----) Lewis died before 23 December 1798 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Sophia (-----) b. c 1775

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns), p. 324 (marriage of John Willett & Mrs. Sophia Lewis, widow).

Sally (of Thos) Hurst1

F, b. circa 1800
Last Edited19 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1800Sally (of Thos) Hurst was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*16 June 1821She married John (of Wm) Willett Sr., son of William Willett and Gertrude 'Gartry' Taylor, on 16 June 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Warner was security on the M.L.B. of John Willett Sr. and Sally Hurst of Thos.1 
Married Name16 June 1821 As of 16 June 1821,her married name was Willett. 

Family

John (of Wm) Willett Sr. b. c 1776, d. b 29 Jul 1844

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

John (of John) Willett Jr.1

M, b. circa 1805
FatherJohn (of Wm) Willett Sr.1 b. c 1776, d. b 29 Jul 1844
MotherSirah Crowson1 b. c 1775
Last Edited20 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1805John (of John) Willett Jr. was born circa 1805 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census head*1830John was listed as a head of household in the census of 1830 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Willett Jun, age 20-30. Listed with him were 3F0-5, 1F5-10, 1F20-30 & 1F30-40 & no slaves nor Free Negroes.2 
Guardian - named as*27 May 1839John was named as a guardian on 27 May 1839 at Accomack Co, VA. John Willett Jr. was by the Court appointed Guardian to Ann, Sally, Thomas, John and William Willett, orphans of William Willett dec'd, with John C. Hall and John R. Drummond securities on a $500 bond.3 
Census head*1840John was listed as a head of household in the census of 1840 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Willet Sen(sic) (Jr, as he was age 30-40 and the other John Willett in St. George Parish was age 70-80). Listed with him were 1M0-10, 2F10-15, 1F15-20, 1F20-30 & 1F30-40 & no slaves nor Free Negroes.4 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 658.
  2. [S580] Jody Powell, 1830 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 662 (citing Acc Orders, 1836-1840, p. 520).
  4. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Annie Susan Gladding1,2

F, b. 1860
FatherEdward G. Gladding1 b. c 1824
MotherPolly Trader1 b. c 1836
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited19 Jul 2016
Census w/parents*1860Annie was listed with her parents in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#427 was headed by Edward G. Gladding, a 36 year old teacher with personal property valued at $60. Listed with him was Polly Gladding, age 24 and An. S. Gladding, age 6/12.1 
Birth*1860She was born in 1860 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*23 November 1884She married William M. Willett, son of William Willett and Mary 'Polly' Gray, on 23 November 1884 at near Wiseville, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. M. Willett, a 48 year old single carpenter, the son of Polly Willett and she was shown as Annie Gladding, age 24, the daughter of Polly Galdding.3,4 
Married Name23 November 1884 As of 23 November 1884,her married name was Willett. 

Family

William M. Willett b. c 1838
Children 1.Charles W. Willett5 b. 17 Apr 1888, d. 31 Oct 1912
 2.Norah 'Nola' Willett5 b. 29 Mar 1892

Citations

  1. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  2. [S786] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume III, 1887-1896, p. 220 (birth of Charles W. Willett show his mother as Susan Willett).
  3. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  4. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 696.
  5. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 697.

Virginia Etta Lewis1

F, b. 12 June 1864, d. 20 March 1929
Last Edited19 Jul 2016
Birth*12 June 1864Virginia Etta Lewis was born on 12 June 1864 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*8 September 1897She married Thomas Robert Willett, son of Thomas R. Willett and Elicia 'Elishea' A. Bell, on 8 September 1897 at St. Thomas Church, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas R. Willett, a 34 year old divorced wage earner, the son of Thomas R. & Alicia Willett and she was shown as Virginia Lewis, age 30 & single, the daughter of William & Mary Lewis.2,3 
Married Name8 September 1897 As of 8 September 1897,her married name was Willett. 
Death*20 March 1929Virginia Etta Lewis died on 20 March 1929 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 64.1 
Burial*Virginia was buried at Liberty Cemetery, Parksley, Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Thomas Robert Willett b. 11 Apr 1861, d. 4 Oct 1937
Children 1.Harry Thorogood Willett3 b. 28 Jan 1898, d. 17 Jan 1976
 2.William Thomas Willett+4 b. 1903, d. 7 Mar 1976

Citations

  1. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S43] Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Register #4, 1896-1925.
  3. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 682.
  4. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 683.

(-----) Nagle1

M, b. circa 1860
Last Edited17 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1860(-----) Nagle was born circa 1860 at Baltimore, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1885He married Catherine 'Kate' W. Willett, daughter of Thomas R. Willett and Elicia 'Elishea' A. Bell, circa 1885.1 

Family

Catherine 'Kate' W. Willett b. 4 Jun 1865

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 668.

Ida M. Taylor1

F, b. 1889
Last Edited19 Jul 2016
Birth*1889Ida M. Taylor was born in 1889.2 
Marriage*18 January 1903She married Alva E. Willett, son of Thomas R. Willett and Elicia 'Elishea' A. Bell, on 18 January 1903 at Lee Mont, Accomack Co, MD.1 
Married Name18 January 1903 As of 18 January 1903,her married name was Willett. 

Family

Alva E. Willett b. 18 May 1880, d. 13 Mar 1951

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 687.
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 668.

Daisey Willett1

F, b. 31 December 1883, d. 31 December 1885
FatherThomas R. Willett1 b. 20 May 1833, d. 28 Dec 1900
MotherElicia 'Elishea' A. Bell1 b. 19 Nov 1842, d. 31 Jul 1916
Last Edited17 Jul 2016
Birth*31 December 1883Daisey Willett was born on 31 December 1883 at Accomack Co, MD.1 
Death*31 December 1885She died on 31 December 1885 at Accomack Co, MD, at age 2.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 668.

Elicia Willett1

F, b. 14 November 1870, d. 7 August 1872
FatherThomas R. Willett1 b. 20 May 1833, d. 28 Dec 1900
MotherElicia 'Elishea' A. Bell1 b. 19 Nov 1842, d. 31 Jul 1916
Last Edited17 Jul 2016
Birth*14 November 1870Elicia Willett was born on 14 November 1870 at Accomack Co, MD.1 
Death*7 August 1872She died on 7 August 1872 at Accomack Co, MD, at age 1.1 

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 668.

(-----) Sainzon1

M, b. circa 1885
Last Edited17 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1885(-----) Sainzon was born circa 1885.1 
Marriage*circa 1905He married Sibyl T. Willett, daughter of Charles E. Willett and Susan R. Lewis, circa 1905.1 

Family

Sibyl T. Willett b. 25 Jan 1886

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 669.

Sophia Marie Tremper1

F, b. circa 1890, d. 25 May 1935
FatherFred Tremper (Trumper)2 b. c 1865
MotherRosa Fredricka Otter2 b. c 1870, d. Aug 1905
Last Edited18 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1890Sophia Marie Tremper was born circa 1890.1 
Marriage*between 1910 and 1911She married John Edward Willett, son of Charles E. Willett and Susan R. Lewis, between 1910 and 1911 at Cape Charles, Northampton Co, VA. They were intending to elope, but in 1910 or early 1911 the local minister stopped them from running off to be married and performed the ceremony against the wishes of her father. (NOTE: There is no record of this marraige in Elmore's N'hamp Co Marriages, 1854-1922.)1 
Married Namebetween 1910 and 1911 As of between 1910 and 1911,her married name was Willett. 
Death*25 May 1935Sophia Marie Tremper died on 25 May 1935 at Hampton, VA.3 
Burial*Sophia was buried at St. Luke's Churchyard, Hampton, VA.3 

Family

John Edward Willett b. 13 Apr 1890, d. 5 Mar 1960
Children 1.Susan Louise Willett+3 b. 9 Mar 1912, d. 4 Jan 1954
 2.Charles 'Charlie' Edward Willett4 b. 28 Jan 1913
 3.Francis Joseph 'Big Joe' Willett4 b. 8 Mar 1914
 4.John 'Johnny' Edward Willett4 b. 26 Apr 1915, d. 4 Feb 1965
 5.Albert James Willett Sr.+5 b. 15 Sep 1920, d. 23 May 2004

Citations

  1. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 669.
  2. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 670.
  3. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 672.
  4. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 673.
  5. [S2653] Albert James Willett Jr., The Willett Families of North America, Volume II, p. 674.

Katelynn Leanne Sterling

F, b. 22 March 1996, d. 13 July 2016
Last Edited18 Jul 2016
Birth*22 March 1996Katelynn Leanne Sterling was born on 22 March 1996. 
Death*13 July 2016She died on 13 July 2016 at age 20. Funeral services for Katelynn Sterling of Saxis will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 PM from the Saxis United Methodist Church, Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. (Thornton Funeral Home, Parksley, VA.)