Note: From: Houston,? (?): Some colonial residents of Accomac County, Virginia According to deposition, in October 1682 James Truitt was age 23. By the middle of the 18th century at the latest, Quake rmeetings no longer were held in Worcester County, MD. His Will was probated in 1718. ------- He probably moved to Nanticoke Hundred about 1753. James' lands were carried in Worcester County Debt Books until 1761; ended up in Sussex County, DE. ------- From: Edna Shannonhouse Nov 1995
SOURCES: - "Stow Family and Allied Branches," pp.396-405 - Will of James Truitt:, probated 5/30/1718 in Somerset Co, MD, states: Son James to keep my younger sons on the plantation until they reach 18 years of age. - Deed of Gift: Somerset Co, MD, 1714-15: James Truitt to his children by Sarah Riley - named as above - to all of whom he gives stock. - Excrusus: Collins - Andrew Collins of Somerset Co, MD, who married Mary Truitt, was born 1710 and died 1773 (Will dated 5/15/1773, probated 6/18/1773). Andrew and Mary had issue: Mary (1734-1836), died Fleming Co, KY. She married Samuel Truitt; John Collins, married Jane Hall. ------- From: Ann Hamor <[email protected]> Jun 1996 ------- From the research work of Ronnie Truitt of Walhalla, SC; received from Dale Truitt, Jul 1996 <[email protected]> ------- From: Larry George Truitt <[email protected]> Nov 1996 ------- From Hugh Nixon <[email protected]> Nov 1999
James Truitt: Children (not necessarily in order of birth) Sarah Truitt married ______Mumford Mary Truitt married Andrew Collins Sr. ******** After the death of Mary, James married her sister Sarah. He made his will in Somerset Co. Md. March 8th 1715. Probated May 30 1718. Excerpt from will--To wife Sarah-- To two elder daughters Sarah Mumfordand Mary Collins---To daughter Tabitha Kellum. The remainder to my fivesons. Exec. James, and he to bring up the youngest sons on the Plantation until the age of 18.
Ref.S.1761 Institute of American Genealogy has "Stowe Family" by J.D.Stowe, Baltimore Md. "Truitt Family" p. 415-426 ******* The foregoing is copied from a paper sent to me from Sherry Maney of NC. I know this is just a smattering, more or less, but if any of it rings a bell then maybe we can get more info. Sherry thinksthis is of our line of Truitts but I haven't got a clue at this time. Hugh Nixon ------- From the research work of Reverend William Jefferson Gammon (1876-1967) and Ada Mildred Truitt (1913-1976); received Jul 2000.
Mildred says he was the son of Frances Graves. ------- " In the name of God, Amen, I, James Truitt Senr., of Somerset Co., in the Province of Maryland, being weakly, but of perfect sence and memory, but know not how soon it may please Almighty God to call me out of this world, to his blessed mercy, Do make this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following:Then I bequeath my Soul to my blessed redeemer and Saviour, Jesus Christ, to enjoy the true happiness which all men hope for my body I committ to he earth from whence I came and to be buried in a decent like manner.Then I give and bequeath unto my true and beloved wife, Sarah Truett, one sorrell horse for her proper use during her life and I give unto my said wife, two feather beds and what covering was with them and two cows and calves and the remaining part of my chattles to be equally divided amongst my five sons and youngest daughter, excepting one cow and calf that I give to my daughter, Tabitha Kellum after my decease and all the remaining part of my sheep and hogs to run opon the Plantation to my said wife and five sons and youngest daughter and all my moveable and household stuff to be equally divided amongst my five sons and youngest daughter and I ordain my son, James Truitt to keep all my young sons, upon my Plantation till they come at the age of eighteen years, then I ordain my son James to be my whole and sole executor of this my last Will and Testament, in witness of my hand and seal, this 28th. day of Marc, seventeen hundred and fifteen.In presence of us: James TruettRichard Pennewell. mark.John Webb. Item: I give unto my two eldest daughters, Sarah Munfour and Mary Collings, each to them, twelve pence, after my decease. - The aforegoing Will was then endorsed.Probated, May 30, 1718 - Samuel Hopkins, Depty Com. ------- Note: After the death of his first wife, Mary, James and second wife, Sarah, moved to Somerset County, Maryland.
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