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

Elizabeth Betts

Female Aft 1713 - 1783  (< 68 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Betts 
    Born Aft 1713  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Oct 1783  Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117467  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Roysten Betts,   b. Abt 1691, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1783, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Father Mary Berry,   b. Abt 1692, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1722, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Unknown Covington 
    Children 
     1. Ellenor Covington,   b. Bef 1758, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1801, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     2. Molly Covington,   d. Aft 1796, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charlotte Covington
     4. Nehemiah Covington
     5. Royston Betts Covington,   b. Bef 1772, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1808, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F46651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1785-1787 Record Book #13; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 252
      Covington, Elizabeth
      W. W. 23 May 1786---W. P. 9 October 1786
      Son Royston B. Covington-negro women Grace, and Sarah.
      Daughter Ellender Harcum-negro boy Daniel, and negro woman Hannah.
      Grandaughter Paulley Leatherbury-negro man Sam.
      To Zeperah Leatherbury-negro lad Burgess.
      Daughter Molley Poke-negro lad Tom, and negro child Zadus.
      Daughter Charlotte Covington-negro man Jessee, negro lad Will, negro girl Kate, and Siller.
      Son Nehemiah Covington-negro fellow Moses, negro women Pleasant, and Winney, negro lad Isaac, negro girl Easter, and all my lands, all my stock of horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, and two feather beds and furniture.
      Daughter Ellender Harcum-her choice of my feather beds and furniture.
      Daughter Charlotte Covington-the second choice of my feather beds and furniture, a good side saddle, and one large trunk.
      Rest of my estate to my son Nehemiah Covington, and he to be my executor.
      Witness: Thomas Harcum, John Wise, and Spencer Wise.

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      1783-1785 Record Book #12; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 58
      Betts, Royston
      W. W. 17 April 1782---W. P. 11 August 1783
      Grandson Royston Betts Coventon-the plantation whereon I live, containing by estimation two hundred and twenty acres more or less, his choice of three of my negroes, all my stock, and household furniture on above plantation.
      Rest of my lands and negroes, and rest of my estate to my daughter Betty Coventon.
      Grandson Royston Betts Coventon, and daughter Betty Coventon, executors.
      Witness: Willm. Kesterson, James Harcum, and Judah Waddy

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