William Elisha Witt

William Elisha Witt

Male 1762 - 1827  (64 years)
Person ID: I13569 


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  • Name William Elisha Witt  [1, 2
    Born 29 Dec 1762  Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Dec 1827  Fayette, Howard, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings
     1. Abner Witt (ID:I32514),   b. 1739, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, Rhea, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Charles Witt (ID:I32519),   b. 1742,   d. Abt 1779  (Age 37 years)
     3. George C. Witt (ID:I32516),   b. 1743, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Knox, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. David Witt, Sr. (ID:I32517),   b. 1750, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1818, Nelson, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Lucy Witt (ID:I32515),   b. 1752, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Anson, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. John Witt (ID:I32526),   b. Abt 1753, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. DECEASED
     7. Littlebury Witt (ID:I32527),   b. Abt 1755, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796  (Age ~ 41 years)
     8. Elisha Witt (ID:I32518),   b. 18 Sep 1759, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1835, Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F24529 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John Charles Witt, Sr. (ID:I32513),   b. 29 Dec 1710, Manakin Sabot, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1782, Amherst, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Littlebury (ID:I32525),   b. 1713, Manakin Sabot, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1782, Manakin Sabot, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1734  Manakin Sabot, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F4790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Mildred Baber (ID:I13570),   b. 16 Apr 1762, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1805, Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1782  Freeville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
      1. John B. Witt (ID:I13575),   b. 5 Nov 1782, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1860 and 1870  (Age 77 years)
      2. Elizabeth Witt (ID:I13572),   b. 25 Nov 1783, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1852, Madison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
      3. Lucy Pearson Witt (ID:I32541),   b. 10 Feb 1788,   d. Jul 1859, Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
      4. Little Berry Witt (ID:I13557),   b. 10 Dec 1789, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1857, Howard, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
      5. Elisha B. Witt (ID:I13576),   b. 24 Aug 1791, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1829, Howard, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
      6. William E. Witt (ID:I32060),   b. 20 May 1793, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1854, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
      7. Obadiah Witt (ID:I13579),   b. 1 May 1796, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1797 and 1886  (Age 0 years)
      8. Malinda Witt (ID:I13577),   b. 14 Jul 1799, Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1877, Howard, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
      9. Margaret Witt (ID:I13580),   b. 19 Dec 1800, Madison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1885, Jewell, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
      10. Judge Nelson A. Witt (ID:I13581),   b. 27 Dec 1802, Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1863, Platte City, Buchanan, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
      11. Mary Elizabeth Witt (ID:I13582),   b. 15 Jan 1805, Madison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1880, Fresno Flats, Madera, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)

    Other Personal Events

    Will 4 Dec 1781  Amherst, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    probated 4 Mar 1782 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Dec 1762 - Albemarle, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 4 Dec 1781 - Amherst, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1782 - Freeville, Albemarle, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1827 - Fayette, Howard, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S905] Marriage Records, Source number: 110.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: SAB.

    2. [S1133] Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2007;), Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives; Frankfort, Kentucky.
      Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1965 Documents
      Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1965 Documents
      Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives; Frankfort, Kentucky


    3. [S993] Will and Probate Records, Will of John Charles Witt Sr., Amherst County, Virginia, Will Book 2, page 34.
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN: I, John Witt of Amherst County, being weak in body but in perfect memory, thanks be to God, but cauling to mind that it is appointed to all men to die, I do hereby constitute and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say: I give my soul to God that gave it to me, and my body I desire may be buried in a decent manner within the earth at the discretion of my executors, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same by the mighty power of God again, and as touching my worldly estate I give and bequeath in the following manner:
      Item. I give to my seven first sons, born of my wife, Lucy, ten shillings to be equally divided amongst them by my executors, being all the estate left to them by me.
      Item. I lend to my well beloved wife, Lucy, and my daughter, Lucy, a reasonable maintenance out of my estate to be given and provided by my son, William Witt; and if in case he deceases before them the estate is to be taken into the hands of my executors to maintain them with during their lives; and my son, William Witt, if alive, to be possessed with all the lands and personal estate goods and chattels I dye possessed with, and if in case my son, William Witt, deceases without heir his estate to be sold and equally divided between Littlebury and George and Elisha Witt my three sons, and all other wills heretofore made I do hereby revoke, and do constitute this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the 4th day of December, 1781. I do hereby appoint John Witt, George and Littlebury Witt executors of this my last will and testament, and desire the same may be recorded.
      Signed, sealed and delivered in the presents of Abner Witt, David Witt, William Witt, John Reid, Jon X Puckett. Probated March 4, 1782.
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