Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Peter Hitt

Male 1686 - 1772  (86 years)


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  • Name Peter Hitt 
    Born 1686  Rehbach, Nassau-Siegen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jul 1772  Germantown, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I080476  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Family Elizabeth Otterbach,   b. Abt 1691, Rehbach, Nassau-Siegen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1707  Nassau-Siegen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nimrod Hitt,   b. Bef 1712, Germanna, Spotyslvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     2. John Hitt,   b. 1715, Germanna, Spotyslvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Germantown, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Joseph Hitt,   b. Abt 1717, Germantown, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790, Laurens County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     4. Mary Elizabeth Hitt,   b. Abt 1718, Germanna, Spotyslvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Henry Hitt,   b. 1719, Germanna, Spotyslvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1783, Germantown, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 63 years)
     6. Harmon Hitt,   b. 1721, Germantown, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Peter Hitt,   b. Bef 1726, Germanna, Spotyslvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1810, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 84 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F03295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber I; 1745 - 1746; pp 12-14
      THIS INDENTURE TRIPARTITE made the Seventh day of February in the Nineteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord KING GEORGE the Second and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty five Between HERMAN FISHBACK of Hamilton in the County of Prince William Planter of the first part, PETER HITT of the same place Planter of the Second part and MARY NAE of the same place Widow of the third part Whereas a MARRIAGE is intended by the grace of God to be shortly had between the said HERMAN FISHBACK and MARY NAE And Whereas it is agreed between the said HERMAN FISHBACK and MARY NAE that the Lands & tenements herein after mentioned shall be settled and conveyed to such several uses & purposes as are herein after declared
      Now This Indenture Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the intended MARRIAGE and also of the sum of Ten shillings current money of Virginia to him the said HERMAN FISHBACK in hand paid by said PETER HITT the Receipt is hereby acknowledged and for divers other good causes he the said HERMAN FISHBACK hath granted unto the said PETER HITT and to his heirs and assigns forever all that parcel of land containing One hundred acres together with all houses and appurtenances thereunto belonging whereon the said HERMAN FISHBACK now liveth and also all that parcel of land containing One hundred acres adjoining to the land of JOHN RECTOR & TILMAN WEAVER which said tracts of land with the appurtenances are in the Parish and County aforesaid in a certain place called the GERMAN TOWN To Have and To Hold the said tracts of land unto PETER HITT his heirs and assigns for ever To the use and behoof of such person or persons and for such estates without any conditions without power of revocation and new appointment in such manner as said HERMAN FISHBACK by any Deeds Writing under his hand and Seal and attested by three or more credible witnesses or by his Last Will and Testament or any writing purporting to be his last Will and Testament under his hand and Seal and attested as aforesaid shall from time to time appoint and as the Estate so to be appointed (if any shall be) and in the mean time until such appointment and in default thereto To the use and behoof of the aforesaid PETER HITT and his heirs during the joint lives of the said HERMAN FISHBACK and said MARY NAE his intended Wife /provided the said intended marriage shall take effect and from and immediately after the determination of that estate to the only proper use and behoof of him the said HERMAN FISHBACK his heirs and assigns absolutely & for ever. In Witness whereof all the said parties to these present Indentures have set their hands and Seals in presence of JOSEPH MARTIN HERMANNS FISHBACK
      WILLIAM CEARNES, JOHN KEMPER, PETER
      Test GEORGE GENT MEAREY NEAE
      At &Court held for County of Prince William the 24th day of February 1745
      This Feoffment was proved by the oaths of WILLIAM KERNS and JOHN KEMPER two of the witnesses thereto who swore that they saw the other witnesses subscribe their names thereto which is admitted to record

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