Matilda (West) Wise

Matilda (West) Wise (1676 - 1722)

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Matilda Wise formerly West
Born in Accomack, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1694 in Nandua, Accomack Co., Vamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Accomack, Virginiamap
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Matilda (West) Wise was a US Southern Colonist.
Matilda West was born in 1676. She married John Wise II Esq.. She died 6 Mar 1722 in Accomack, Virginia.

Birth and Baptism

Matilda West was born in 1676 in Accomack, Virginia per
•Note: The West Family Register Chapter V :Descendants of Anthony West
Lieut Col John West, son of Anthony West and his wife, Ann, was born in 1638 and died May 27, 1702. He married Matilda Scarburgh, who died Jan 3, 1721.
His will was filed in Northampton County in 1703, and in it he mentions his children by name. He gave his three daughters, Matilda, Mary, and Jean, the "ridge land without the neck where son Anthony lives." He devised to his son, Benoni, one-half of "Deep Creek Mill," and the other half of this mill he gave to his three sons, John the elder, John the younger, and Jonathan. He mentions some of this grand children and names his wife, Matilda, executrix.
Matilda West daughter of Lieut Col John West and Matilda Scarburgh was born in Accomac County Virginia and died there in 1722. She married Hon John Wise who died in 1717. They were the parents of Mary Cade Wise and John Wise whose descendants are fully traced in a Wise Family book by Hon Jennings Cropper Wise.
MATILDA WEST b 1666 Clifton, Accomack Co, VA (Liberty Hall Marionville Va) d 6 Mar 1723 Accomack Co Va.
Father John West b 8 Apr 1638 St Michaels Worcester England.
Mother Matilda Scarburg b 1646.
Marriage: John Honorable Wise II b 1651 Clifton, Northampton Co, Va.
Married abt 1686 in Nandua Accomack Co Va.
Children: John Wise III b 8 Aug 1699 Nandua Va; Thomas Wise b abt 1697 Nandua Va; Mary Cade Wise; Elizabeth Wise; Samuel Wise; Hannah Scarburgh Wise b abt 1693 Liberty Hall Marionsville Va.
Wills & Administrations of Accomack Co Va. Statton :Nottingham Heritage Books Inc 1663-1800 Pg 33-34, 55-56
Father: John Lt Col WEST W146 b: 8 Apr 1638 in St Michaels, Worcester, England.
Mother: Matilda SCARBOROUGH b: 1644 in Accomack, Virginia.
Marriage 1 John Honorable WISE II b: 1651 in Cifton, Northampton, Virginia •Married: in Virginia.
  1. Mary Cade WISE b: in Nandua, Accomack, Virginia.
  2. John WISE III b: 9 Aug 1699 in Nandua, Accomack, Virginia.[1][2]

Death and Burial

Matilda West Wise [3]

BIRTH 1676 Accomack County, Virginia, USA DEATH 6 Mar 1722 (aged 45–46) Accomack County, Virginia, USA BURIAL Wise Cemetery Accomack County, Virginia, USA Daughter of Col. John West and his wife Matilda Scarburgh. Mother of John Wise, Thomas Wise, and Mary Cade Wise. MEMORIAL ID 8972869 Find A Grave: Memorial #8972869

Research Notes

Wills and Administrations, Accomack County, Virginia, 1663-1800

By Stratton Nottingham. (,+Virginia&source=bl&ots=xdNnH-AsHf&sig=ACfU3U3fDF1tu5HWwxzZ1H5hO95iCQ3MGA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiFlcyOx-fiAhVDXKwKHdjtC3I4ChDoATAJegQICRAB#v=onepage&q=~genealogy%20Matilda%20West%20Accomack%2C%20Virginia&f=false)


  1. Matilda WEST
  2. Col John Wise
  3. Matilda West Wise MEMORIAL ID 8972869


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