||Katherine (Lunsford) Wormeley settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.|
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Katherine was born c. 1650 at Rich Neck Plantation, located near the James River; it was accessible by College Creek during its years as a colonial plantation. This was in the historic Middle Plantation (now Williamsburg), Virginia, in James City Shire (later James City County). The site was discovered in 1988, and has since been explored by archaeologists. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has published an interesting description of the property.
Katherine was a daughter of Sir Thomas Lunsford and his third wife, Elizabeth (Wormeley) Kemp, widow of Richard Kemp, esq, secretary of state. After Sir Thomas Lunsford died, Elizabeth married, as her 3rd, to Major-General Robert Smith of Middlesex County.
Katherine married twice.
On December 14, 1686, Ralph Wormeley brought William Gaile (b 1672) as a 13-year-old servant for his wife, Katherine.
Katherine died on May 17, 1685 at Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Colony. Her death was recorded in the parish register of Middlesex County:
The Honorable Lady Madam Katherine Wormeley wife of the Hon'ble Ralph Wormeley Esqr Departed this Life 17th of May 1685 & was buried in the Chancell of the Great Church between ye Hon [Sir Henry] Chicheley & * * 
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On 15 Mar 2016 at 17:23 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:
On 13 Nov 2015 at 16:39 GMT Norman Perry wrote:
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