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Christopher Calvert

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: circa 1682 (63-80)
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elinor Stevens
Father of Christopher Calvert, Jr.; Charles Calvert; Mary Sipple; John Calvert and George Calvert

Occupation: tobacco planter
Managed by: Kira Rachele Jay
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About Christopher Calvert

  • 24 Jun 1636, William Bibby granted 300 acres for the transportation of six people, including Christopher Calvert, who at this point is reportedly settled in Accomack Co.
  • 25 Sep 1637 Christopher verified the will of William Bibby, deceased.
  • 13 Feb 1637 Christopher witnessed (by mark) a sale by Philip Dodsworth of two cows in Northampton Co., VA.
  • 31 Mar 1651 Christopher and Samuel Calvert were among those promising allegiance to the Commonwealth of England "as is now established without King or House of Lords."
  • 2 Oct 1655 Christopher received a land grant of 800 acres in Northampton Co. for the transportation of 16 people into the colony. It was a neck of land on the south side of the main southern branch of Anancock, bounded on the west by a branch parting it from the lands of John Jenkins and on the east by another branch parting it from the land of William Mellings.
  • 3 Nov 1660 Christopher assigned the grant to Charles and Mary Calvert.
  • 20 Oct 1661 Christopher received a grant of 700 acres in Northampton Co. on Pungotege Creek, previously owned by Thomas Teackle and before him by Sampson Robins.
  • 13 Feb 1668 Christopher (signed X) of Accomack Co. appointed William Mellings of Northampton Co. his attorney in a suit against John Dikes for 1500 pounds of "tobacco & caske" due Calvert for a year's service by his son Christopher Jr.
  • 1 Mar 1668 Christopher won a judgment against Dikes for the 1500 pounds of tobacco and caske and costs.
  • 30 Nov 1668 Christopher and his wife Elinor (X) sold some patented land received from James City 20 Oct 1652.
  • 1679 Christopher and his son Charles sold 200 acres, now occupied by the town of Onancock, to Charles Scarburgh.
  • 17 Jun 1682 will proved? he deeded a cow to his grandchildren Waitman and Garrett Sipple.
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Christopher Calvert's Timeline

1610
1610
Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
1652
1652
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1655
1655
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1657
January 1657
Northampton County, Virginia, United States
1660
1660
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1662
1662
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1682
1682
Age 72
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
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