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William Ellison Armistead (1671 - 1715)

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William Ellison Armistead
Born in Elizabeth City, York County, Virginiamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Elizabeth City, York County, Virginiamap
Armistead-122 created 16 Oct 2012 | Last modified
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William Armistead, Major (Anthony, William, Anthony, Roger, John, Robert)


William was born June 13, 1671 at Elizabeth City, York County, Virginia.[citation needed] He was a son of Anthony Armistead and Hannah Ellyson.[citation needed]

Elizabeth City County, Virginia

William served in 1693 and in 1702 as Burgess, and in 1695 as as High Sheriff.



William married twice. He married on November 20, 1696 to (1. Hannah Hinde, (born Jul 01, 1673), daughter of Thomas Hinde and Hannah Unknown. He married in 1704 to (2. Rebecca Moss, daugher of Edward Moss, J.P. of York County, who was son of Edward Moss, the immigrant.[1]

Children of William Armistead and Hannah Hinde:[1]

  1. Anthony Armistead b ca 1697
  2. Hinde Armistead b ca 1699
  3. William Armistead b ca 1700, married before 1719; probated Feb 15, 1723/24
  4. John Armistead b ca 1701 in Elizabeth City Co., VA; died in New Kent Co., VA

Note: Actual birth order and birth dates are not known, all are guesses.

Children of William[82] Armistead and Rebecca Moss:[1][2] Found multiple versions of NAME. Using William /Armistead/ .

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Ancestors of Interest: @SUB1@

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Descendants of Interest: @SUB1@


Type: Milit-Beg
Note: a major in the militia


Date: 05 JAN 1714/15
Note: or 5 Jan 1713/4


Date: 15 FEB 1715/16


Husband: William Armistead
Wife: Rebecca Moss
Child: Moss Armistead
Child: Hannah Armistead
Child: Edward Armistead
Child: Judith Armistead
Child: Robert Armistead
Date: ABT 1704
Note: as his 2nd wife and her 1st husband[3]
Husband: William Armistead
Wife: Hannah Hinde
Child: John Armistead
Child: Anthony Armistead
Child: Hinde Armistead
Child: William Armistead
Date: 20 NOV 1696[4]


  • WikiTree profile Armistead-127 created through the import of wikitree1.ged on Oct 17, 2012 by Kimball G. Everingham. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Kimball G. and others.
  • Source: S1354 Title: Correspondence from Janice Young, Author E-mail: <<>> Abbreviation: CorrYoung, Janice Author: Young, Janice Repository: #R10
  • Repository: R10 Name: Kimball G. Everingham Genealogical Collection Address: 715 South 1100 East City: Salt Lake City State: Utah Postal Code: 84102 Country: -United States Phone Number: 801.918.5220
  • Source: S74 Title: Elizabeth City County, Virginia Probate Records, Format: 6 microfilmreels Abbreviation: Elizabeth City Co. Prob. Recs. Author: County Clerk, Elizabeth City County, Author Qualifier: Virginia Publication: Virginia State Library, Richmond, Va., 1947 Note:  !Table3 CONT 1701–1799 CONT 31121 CONT Photocopy of Original Wills etc. in 2 vols. CONT CONT 1704–1730 Part 1, 1723–1730 Deeds & Wills CONT 31122 item 1 CONT CONT CONT 1648–1770 CONT 31122 CONT Deeds & Wills CONT CONT 1684–1699 CONT 31120 CONT Deeds, Wills, Orders & Estate Settlements—19th cent. transcription CONT CONT 1721–1723 CONT 31119 CONT Rec. Book No. 10 CONT CONT 1714–1721 CONT 31123 CONT CONT CONT 1721–1767 CONT 31124 CONT CONT CONT 1758–1764 CONT 31125
  • Source: Garber, Virginia Armistead "The Armistead Family (1635-1910)." Whittet & Shepperson, Printers, Richmond 1910. The original was full of errors due to its poor organization. It has been [reorganized and corrected] by: Douglas E. Zimmerman, 2002-2004.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Everingham, Kimball G., "Major William Armistead", Web accessed July 10, 2014
  2. Source: #S74 Page: Originals #5
  3. Source: #S1354 Page: to Kimball G. Everingham
  4. Source: #S1354 Page: to Kimball G. Everingham

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