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Martha Pitt (Lear)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bristol, City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Death: after 1695
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of unknown Lear and unknown Lear
Wife of Colonel Robert Pitt
Mother of Robert Pitt, II; Martha Pitt; Lt. Colonel John Pitt, I; Hester Bridger; Elizabeth Norsworthy and 3 others
Sister of Col. John Lear, of Nansemond County

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About Martha Pitt

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From http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/bridger/528/

..Will of Col. John Lear, "the first day of November in ye yeare of our Lord one thousand Six hundred ninety-five I John Lear in ye County of Nansemond in Virga being weake in body and in good and perfect memory thanks be to God &c.":All debts to be truly paid; to widow Pitt (Martha, second wife of Col. Robert Pitt Sr.) , my sister, besides what she owes me 5L; ....

From http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/m/e/d/Brenda-Gail-Medley/WEBSITE-0001/...

"Genealogists do not agree on the name of Robert Pitt's wife.When a wife's name is not proved, it does ot change the line of descent through the male side, but any pursuit of the wife's uncertain lineage is useless. Robert Pitt may have had two or more wives.It is not known. There is land documents that show that Robert Pitt married a daughter of George Stevens, a Burgess from Surry County.In his will Robert calls his wife "Martha".She could be Martha Stevens.On the other hand, Colonel John Lear, a powerful neighbor, named "Sister Pitt" in his will, so some books name Martha Lear as the wife of Robert Pitt."

From http://azstrong.tripod.com/jd_letha/legacy/2166.htm

2. Thomas Lear, married Elizabeth Bridger. [Identified in the will of Col. John Lear as his only son, who had predeceased him leaving children, John, Elizabeth and Martha.]

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Martha Pitt's Timeline

1610
1610
Bristol, City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1628
1628
Bristol, England
1630
October 7, 1630
Bristol, Somersetshire, England
1630
Bristol, City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1631
1631
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
1637
1637
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Colonial America
1638
1638
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
1642
1642
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, United States
1695
1695
Age 85
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Colonial America