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Name  Anthony Armistead

Died  October 26, 1726

Captain Anthony Armistead (ca. 1645-October 26, 1726) was a Justice of the Peace in the British Colony and Dominion of Virginia, associated with the Bacon insurgent courts-martial in 1676.

He was the son of William Armistead. He resided in Elizabeth City County, Virginia. He was part of Sir William Berkeley's courts-martial in 1676 to try the Bacon insurgents. He was a justice of the peace and a captain of horse in 1680. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1693, 1696, 1699, and one of the committee in 1700 reporting a revision of the laws which were approved by the General Assembly in 1705. Captain Armistead married Hannah Ellyson, daughter of Dr. Robert Ellyson, of James City County, Virginia. Their children were:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Armistead, member of the House of Burgesses.
  • Captain Robert Armistead
  • Major William Armistead who married Hannah Hines
  • Judith Armistead who married John West III
  • Hannah Armistead who married William Shelton.
  • References

    Anthony Armistead Wikipedia


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