Robert Armistead (c.1665 - c.1742) MP

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