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Robert Armistead

Birthplace: Elizabeth City, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Elizabeth City, , Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Anthony Armistead and Hannah Armistead
Husband of Lenora Angelica Armistead and Katherine Sheldon
Father of Ellyson Armistead, Capt. and Robert Armistead of Serenity Hall
Brother of Dunn Armistead; Anthony Armistead, 1668; William Armistead, 1668; Hannah Shelton; Judith West and 1 other

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About Robert Armistead

Robert Armistead son of Anthony Armistead, and Hannah Ellyson, his wife, and grandson of the emigrant, William, was a burgess for Elizabeth City county in 1714, succeeding Nicholas Curle, who died; in 1715, agent for Row's warehouse on Poquosin river; justice and sheriff of York county; married (first) Miss Booth, (second) Katherine Nutting, and his will was proved in Elizabeth City county, May 9, 1742. He left issue--Ellyson Armistead and others.


Will of Robert Armistead of York Co Feb 1737; 19 March 1741/42 - r. 19 May 1742 Elizabeth City Co

  • - son Booth my land in Elizabeth City Co, with reversion to my son Robert, with reversion to my son Ellyson and reversion to my daughter Angelica;
  • - wife Katherine
  • - provision for unborn child  signed Feb 1737

Wit: Miles Cary, John Brodie, John Lowry

  • Codicil: - son Booth all the negroes I was in possession of before my last marriage and an equal share of my personal estate with all my children of my present wife.
  • - son Robert land in Hanover Co which I bought of Col. Thomas Jones.

Wit: John Brodie, John Dewbre, Sarah Brodnas book 1737-49 p 127 Inventory of Captain Robert Armistead Sr presented by Katherine Armistead 16 March 1742 book 1737-49 p 157 Additional inventory of money in England 25 March 1744 book 1737-49 p 197 Links

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Elizabeth City, Virginia, USA
Age 21
Age 22
May 19, 1742
Age 77
Elizabeth City, , Virginia, USA
Age 77
Louisa, Virginia