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WILLIAM JETT (1653?-1698?)

Second and Third Generations

.. 2 William Jett b: about 1653, England d: about 1698, Virginia
.... + Elizabeth Hoskins b: March 17, 1643, Accomack Co, Virginia d: abt 1699, Richmond, King George Co, Virginia
...... Daughter of Anthony and Joyce (Jones) Hoskins
...... William and Elizabeth were married on April 14, 1678 in Virginia

   Notes for William Jett:
William was a constable of Old Rappanhannock Co, before May 8, 1684, at which time he was succeeded by William Clapman (Essex Co Order Book #1, pg.37).[1]

William's will was dated May 27, 1695, presented July 6, 1698 for probate (Richmond Co Order Book #2, p.331)[1] and recorded September 7, 1698 (Richmond Co Will Book #1, destroyed during the Civil War).[1]

   Notes for Elizabeth Hoskins:
Elizabeth first married Cornelious Wood about 1675 in Rappahannock Co. After he died in 1677, she married second William Jett between March 17, 1678 and April 14, 1681. On the former date she witnessed a will, signing her name Elizabeth Wood, aged about 35. On the latter date, she and husband William Jett sold property in Accomack Co inherited from her father Anthony Hoskins. She died during the winter of 1698-1699, and her estate was administered by her daughter on August 2, 1699.[1]

Children of William and Elizabeth Jett

.. 3 Francis Jett b: about 1680, Virginia d: 1724, King George Co, Virginia
... + (1) Sarah Saxton
... + (2) Elizabeth Underwood

.. 3 John Jett
     b: about 1685, Leedstown, Old Rappahannock Co, Virginia d: about 1754, Mattox Creek, Westmoreland Co, Virginia
... + Gladis Spillman
.... Married: about 1715, Virginia


1. Research done by James Melton and Barbara Denahey.
2. Generations 1-4 contributed by E. Jett of Texas.

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