Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Virginia: Isle of Wight County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Robert Pitt Will
Posted by: Susan Aycock (ID *****9153) Date: June 17, 2002 at 15:59:49
  of 1389

I found this will in VA vital Records...

"Will of Robert Pitt, of Newport, In Isle of Wight Co.: Bro John Monro, 3 sisters Henrietta Monro, Sarah Monro, and Mary Monro, Uncle James Pitt, Unkle Henry Pitt, Unkle John Pitt. "I give and bequeath my whole right & title of the town land as never having recieved any satisfation for it to the use of the church for a Gleab, or as the Court and vesrty shall think fitt."; to Mary Pitt, dau of Mr. Thomas Pitt, and to Elizabeth Bridger, dau of Capt Joseph Bridger, 10 pds sterling each; Mary Mosscrop, dau of Thomas Mosscrop, and to Sarah Watt; dau of John Watt, to each like sums. To Martha, dau of Mr. John Nosworthy, and to Jane Smith, dau of Coll. Arthur Smith, and to my three sisters before mentioned to each 5000 pds. Tob.; my father in law Andrew Monro and Uncle Henry Pitt, Exors. 10 July 1711"

Robert Pitt is the grandson of John Pitt and Olive Hardy. Their sons James, John and Henry are mentioned in the above will. Robert's mother was Sarah Smith who married 1st Robert Pitt and then Rev. Andrew Monro. Robert's "father by law" or step father was Andrew Monro, their children were the John, Henrietta, Sarah & Mary listed above.

I have 2 questions.
1. Does anyone have a verifiable birthdate for ANY ONE mentioned above?
2. Who are the all women listed after his gift to the church?

Thanks for your help
Sue


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/va/isleofwight/messages/920.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network