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

Charles Betts

Male Bef 1721 - 1760  (> 39 years)


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  • Name Charles Betts 
    Born Bef 1721  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1760  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117349  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father William Betts,   b. 21 Jan 1686/87, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1751/52, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Cottrell,   b. Bef 1694,   d. Aft 1730, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years) 
    Married Bef 1718  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F46601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith MNU Betts,   b. Bef 1725,   d. Aft 1753, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Married Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Betts,   b. 9 Jan 1741/42, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles Betts,   b. 20 Mar 1749/50, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George Betts,   b. 22 Jun 1753, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F46884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1758-1762 Record Book #5; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 198
      Betts, Charles
      W. W. 15 September 1758---W, P. 14 April 1760
      To Richard Cockrell-all the estate he has of mine in his possession.
      To Charles Reason son of my sister Sarah Reason dec'd-one hundred and fifty pounds current money to be paid in gold and silver.
      To Spencer Betts son of my brother William Betts-fifty pounds current money to be paid in gold and silver if the said Spencer can be found, if not to Charles Reason.
      To Hannah Maurison-negro wench Daros, boy Billey, and girl Betty and her increase, at Hannah Maurison decease they to be divided among all her children.
      To Hannah Wilkins-negro boy James, one feather bed and furniture, my great chest and all that is in it.
      To Winefred Betts-negro fellow Sam.
      Land I now live on to be sold and the money to be equally divided between Elijah Betts and Milla Betts, children of my cousin William Betts dec'd and Mary Fossett, daughter of my cousin Sarah Fossett, and Betty Chilton, daughter of my cousin Mary Chilton, wife of Andrew Chilton.
      To friend Samuel Blackwell-five pounds current money.
      To Beverly Keeve-four pounds current money.
      To Daniel Betts and Winefred Betts, children of my brother William Betts dec'd-all the rest of my estate after my debts are paid.
      Estate not to be appraised.
      Samuel Blackwell and Beverly Keeve executors.
      Witness: William Blundon, Joseph Blackwell, and James Blackwell.
      === executor (styled Jr.)
      1738-1743 Record Book Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 89
      Ellistone, Jarvise
      W. W. 10 July 1740---W. P. 12 August 1740
      Wife Elizabeth Ellistone-that part of my estate she has in her possession except the negroes, and only during her widowhood.
      Daughter Elizabeth Ellistone one feather bed and furniture.
      Son Cutberth Ellistone, and daughter Elizabeth Ellistone-all the rest of my estate to be divided equally between them.
      Executor to keep the estate 'till my son and daughter are eighteen years of age.
      Friend Charles Betts, Junr., executor.
      Witness: William Betts and Richard Thomas.
      === exe
      1756-1758 Record Book #4; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 95
      Mott, Mosley
      W. W. 28 January 1757---W.P. 11 July 1757
      To son John Mott-the plantation whereon I now live.
      To wife Judith Mott-the use of my plantation and the lands adjoining whereon Frances Walker now lives, till my son Mosley Mott shall arrive to the age of twenty one and then to him the said Mosley Mott. If Mosley Mott should die before he comes of age, the land and plantation to belong to my wife during her natural life, and after her death to my three daughters Caty, Betty, and Molley to be divided equally between them and their heirs.
      To son Billy Mott-my land in Cupid Neck joining to the land of William Webb, and John Gill, being eighty eight acres.
      To wife Judith-negro man Will.
      To son John Mott-negro woman Sarah, and negro man Moses.
      To son Billy Mott-negro boy Isaac.
      To daughter Caty-negro girl Milly.
      To son Mosley-negro boy Solomon.
      To daughter Betty-negro girl Nanny.
      To daughter Molly-negro girl Letty.
      To daughter Caty-one bell mettle kittle.
      To wife Judith and six children viz: Jno, Billy, Cate, Mosley, Betty and Molley-all the rest of my estate to be equally divided between them.
      Friends Spencer Corbell, Thomas Cottrell, and Charles Betts executors.
      Witness: William Mott and Joseph Townsend.
      === witness
      1750-1770 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 106
      Walker, [E]Manuel, of St. Stephen Parish
      W. W. 3 March 1757---W. P. 9 August 1757
      To wife Eliza Walker-my horse called Jack.
      To daughter Winefred Walker--two puter dishes, two puter basons, six plates, one cow and calf.
      To son Elmer Walker-one gun and a whole set of shoe makers tools.
      To wife Eliza Walker and daughter Winefred Walker-all the rest of my estate to be equally divided between them.
      Witness: Charles Betts and Elisha Betts.

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