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Elizabeth (Armistead) Churchill (abt. 1667 - 1716)

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Elizabeth Churchill formerly Armistead aka Wormeley
Born about in Gloucester County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Gloucester County, Virginiamap
Wife of — married in Middlesex County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rosegill, Middlesex County, Vamap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Mar 2011
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Categories: US President Direct Ancestor.

Ancestor of [[Harrison-912|William Henry Harrison 9th US President



Elizabeth Armistead


Elizabeth was born ca 1667[1] She was a daughter of John Armistead and Judith Hone.[1]


Ralph Randolph Wormeley was the grandson of Elizabeth and became an Admiral of the British Navy.[2]


Elizabeth married twice. She married 1) February 16, 1687 at Gloucester County, Virginia, as his 2nd, to Ralph Wormeley. His first was Catherine Lunsford, (died 17 May 1685). Elizabeth married 2) to William Churchill.[1][3]

Ralph Wormley was wealthy and politically active. In 1670, he served as a member of the Council.[2] While married to Ralph Wormeley, the couple lived at his plantation, "Rosegill," in Middlesex County, Virginia.[2] The house was impressive, with multiple parlors and chambers.[2] Ralph died December 5, 1703.[2]

Children of Elizabeth and Ralph Wormeley:

  1. John Wormeley
  2. Ralph Wormeley
  3. Letitia Wormeley
  4. Judith Armistead Wormeley; mar Mann Page

Children of Elizabeth and William Churchill:[3]

  1. Armistead Churchill
  2. Priscilla Churchill b 1705; mar 1) Robert Carter, 2) John Lewis
  3. Elizabeth (Churchill) Bassett b 1710; mar William Bassett

Death and Legacy

Elizabeth died November 16, 1716 at Rosegill, Middlesex County, Va.[citation needed]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hatcher, Patricia, L., "Identifying Judith Hone, Wife of John 2 Armistead of Virginia, with Hone and Aylmer Ancestry of Presidents William Henry and Benjamin Harrison", (2012, Pages 360-62 )American Ancestors Journal. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009-. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 -.) Web accessed July 27, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Garder, Virginia A., The Armistead Family. 1635-1910. (Pages 31, 39-4) Richmond: Whittet & Shepperson, 1910, Web accessed July 28, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 Egloff, Nancy D., and the Dictionary of Virginia Biography. "William Churchhill (1649–1710)", Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, last modified 22 Aug. 2013, Web accessed July 28, 2014

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On 28 Jul 2014 at 06:22 GMT Cynthia (Billups) B wrote:

Disconnected Paul Watlington-11 from this profile as a husband. Not sure where that originated. Please see page 31: Elizabeth was not married to a Paul Watlington. She had two marriages, Ralph Wormeley and William Churchill.

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