Nathaniell Gittens

Male Cal 1676 - 1752  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Nathaniell Gittens  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born Cal 1676  Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1715  Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Barbados 


    • 1715 Census St. Phillip
      Mr. Nathaniell Gittens, age 39
      Mrs. Elizabeth Gittens, age 42
      Mary Gittens, age 14
      Hannah Gittens, age 12
      Nathaniell Gittens, age 10
      Elizabeth Gittens, age 7
      Rebeccah Gittens, age 2yrs/8mts
    Property 1752  [7
    Willed his plantation Thickett to his son in law Dr. Joseph Gittens 
    Died 1752  Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wills 18 Oct 1752  Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location 
    written 26 oct 1742 and proved 

    • WILL
      Nathaniel      1752      RB6/22/96
      Item. Debts and funeral expenses to be paid by Executor.
      Item. …to my loving daughter Mary Weekes the wife of Roger Weekes thesum of £1000 currents money…
      Item. …to my loving daughter Elizabeth Gittens the sum of £1000current money.
      Item. …to my loving daughter Rebecca Gittens the sum of £1000 likemoney…
      Item. ….to the several children of my son-in-law Roger Weekes and Mary his wife that are now living (vizt) Ralph, Elizabeth, Nathaniel,Robert, Jane and John Weekes & to each of them £20 current money… as they attain the age of twenty one years;…their portion on dying to be equally divided…
      Item. …unto the several children of my son-in-law Joseph Gittens and Hannah his wife…John, Nathaniel, Jane, Joseph, Hannah, Benjamin andMary…each of them the sum of £20 current money…attain the age of twenty one… so dying shall be equally divided between them…
      Item. ….to my granddaughter Elizabeth Gittens the daughter of my deceased son Nathaniel Gittens… one piece or parcel of land which I bought of Robert Brathwaite being seven acres or thereabouts; and the sum of £600 current money…she reach the age of twenty one years upon condition that my said granddaughter Elizabeth Gittens and her mother Elizabeth Gittens, widow, …take no advantage of a certain deed o fsale…9 June 1735 relation thereunto being had will more at large appear. But in case my granddaughter and her mother take advantage of said deed…my said granddaughter shall be cut off with the sum of five shillings current money…
      Item. …daughter-in-law Elizabeth Gittens, widow and relict of my son Nathaniel Gittens, the sum of £400 current money upon condition that my said daughter-in-law take no advantage of that deed of sale…if my said daughter-in-law should take advantage …shall receive but five shillings current money…
      Item. …if my granddaughter Elizabeth Gittens shall depart this life before the age of twenty one years…the legacy bequeathed her of £600 and seven acres of land shall be equally divided between my four daughters…
      Item. …in case my daughter-in -law, Eliza. Gittens, widow shall not abide and stand by this will then the legacy … shall descend and be divided among my aforementioned four daughters…
      Item. All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate…bequeath to my son-in-law Joseph Gittens and his heirs for ever.
      Sole Executors: Joseph Gittens.
      26 October 1742
      Witnesses: Thomas Briggs, William Harrison, Henry Clarke.
      Proved: 18 October 1752, Henry Grenville.
    Name Gething  [9
    Name Nath. Gittens  [2
    Person ID I126  Gittens Direct Line
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2014 

    Father John Gittens, Senior,   b. Abt 1628,   d. Abt 1698, Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Hannah (--?--),   b. Cal 1640,   d. 1721, Saint Michael, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1661 
    • The marriage date is assumed at about 1 year before the birth of their first child.
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Chapman,   b. Cal 1673,   d. Bef 1742, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1700  Saint Philip, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Mary Gittens,   b. Cal 1701,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Hannah Gittens,   b. Cal 1703,   d. Aft 1761  (Age ~ 59 years)
    +3. Nathaniell Gittens,   b. Cal 1705,   d. Bef 1742, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Gittens,   b. Cal 1708,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hope Gittens,   b. Abt 1711,   d. Bef 1715  (Age ~ 3 years)
     6. Rebeccah Gittens,   b. Cal 1713,   d. Aft 1766  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Bef 18 Dec 1719 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Gittens,   b. Cal 1701,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Nathaniell Gittens,   b. Cal 1705,   d. Bef 1742, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     3. Hope Gittens,   b. Abt 1711,   d. Bef 1715  (Age ~ 3 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F16497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Cal 1676 - Barbados Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1700 - Saint Philip, Barbados Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Barbados - 1715 - Saint Philip, Barbados Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1752 - Barbados Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWills - written 26 oct 1742 and proved - 18 Oct 1752 - Barbados Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), Page 136 (Reliability: 3).
      Will of Hannah Gittens, Widow St. Phillip Parish, 14 Jan 1720/1721,RB6/6, p. 162 Son Nathaniell his chn, the chn of sons Joshua Gittens,and Samuel Gittens decd, and the chn of Rebecca Bowman decd being allmy gr chn; son Nathaniell and son in law John Bowman - Xtrs. SignedHannah (x) Gittens Wit: Sampson Wood, John Arden, Sarag GittensProved 3 Feb 1720

    2. [S22] Caribbean Marriages 1591-1905, accessed 25 Nov 2012); This is a batch update of data scraped using OutWit Hub. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S258] Caribbean Births and Baptisms 1590 -1928, accessed 4 Dec 2012); Data scraped using Outwit Hub from the Family Search Site. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S25] Barbados and America, David L Kent, (Name: (Arlington, Virgina, David L Kent, 1980);), Page 272 (Reliability: 3).
      Mr. Nathaniell Gittens, age 39 Mrs. Elizabeth Gittens, age 42 MaryGittens, age 14 Hannah Gittens, age 12 Nathaniell Gittens, age 10Elizabeth Gittens, age 7 Rebeccah Gittens, age 2yrs/8mts

    5. [S276] Gittens Wills Report 2 - Pat Stafford, Pat Stafford, Page 2 (Reliability: 3).
      1738 RB6/27/410 I Rebecca Gittens .. Imprimus. …to be decentlyinterred… Item. …to my nephew George Bushell £43. Item. …to my nephewJoshua Bushell £33. Item. …to my nephew Henry Bushell £33. Item. …tomy nephew Samuel Gittens son of my brother Edward Gittens deceased£33. Item. …to my niece Hannah Gittens daughter of my brother EdwardGittens £33. Item. …to my god son George Bushell Mayer £10. Item. …tomy friend Jane Ray £1-17-6d Item. …to my sister-in-law Margt Gittensone gold ring. Item. …to my kinsman Joshua Crichlow one gold ring.Item. …to my friend Elizabeth Holmes one gold ring. It is my will anddesire that my above legaciews are made when my cash is called in fromthe estate of Doctor John Carrington deceased. Item. …to my brotherNathaniel Gittens £80 to be paid to him out of the estate of mybrother Samuel Gittens deceased Item. …to my sister-in-law MaryGittens £25…out of the cash…estate of my brother Samuel deceased.Item. …to my nephew Samuel Gittens son of my brother Samuel deceased£100… out of the estate of my brother Samuel deceased. Item. …to myniece Hannah Gittens daughter of John Gittens junr: four negros namedMuceah, Rispah, Bellah women & Neddy a boy… Item. ..also to…HannahGittens…one girdle buckle on pair of stone earrings and one pair stonesleeve buttons, the one third part of the remainder of my estate bothreal and personal I give to my sister Eliza; Bushell and the other twothirds…to my sister Hannah Gittens Executrix. …my sister-in-law MaryGittens sole Executrix….6 January 1737, signed by X. Witnesses: RogerLeader, The mark X of Jane Ray. Given at Pilgrim 2 May 1738, JamesDottin.

    6. [S25] Barbados and America, David L Kent, (Name: (Arlington, Virgina, David L Kent, 1980);), Page 272 (Reliability: 3), 6 Jul 2009.

      1715 Census St. Phillip
      Mr. Nathaniell Gittens, age 39
      Mrs. Elizabeth Gittens, age 42
      Mary Gittens, age 14
      Hannah Gittens, age 12
      Nathaniell Gittens, age 10
      Elizabeth Gittens, age 7
      Rebeccah Gittens, age 2yrs/8mts

    7. [S65] Gittens Wills, 1729-1860, Pat Stafford, (Date: Dec 2008;), Page 7, Joseph Gittens (Reliability: 3), 11 Jul 2009.

      Joseph      Gittens      1761      RB6/30/269 of St. Philip,

      Item. To my beloved wife Hannah Gittens during her natural life in full lieu of dower…any part of my estate whatsoever…my plantation… with all and every the buildings standing and being erected thereon and all the Negro slaves…with all and every increase of the female Negro slaves…quick and dead stock and plantation utensils…which said Negro slaves was given and bequeathed to me by my father-in-law Nathaniel Gittens…by the name of my Thickett Estate And after the decease of my aforesaid wife…the aforesaid plantation…to my loving daughter Hannah Eastmond, wife of Doct. Samuel Eastmond and her heirs for ever. Item. …to my aforesaid daughter Hannah Eastmond the sum of one thousand pounds current moneyto be paid her at two equal payments….
      Item. …to my loving grandson Joseph Wood Gittens when he attains the age of twenty one years the sum of fifteen hundred pounds current money, but if he departs this life before…without issue lawfully begat…the said sum to sink in my estate…
      Item. …to my loving son Benjamin Gittens and his heirs forever he paying all my just debts funeral debts and legacies all the rest residue of my estate both real and personal ..do nominate my said son Benjamin Gittens whole and sole Executor Sealed 23 February 1761.
      Witnesses: Jos Wood, John Archer, John Amey.
      Proved at Pilgrim 15 May1761 before Charles Pinfold.

    8. [S65] Gittens Wills, 1729-1860, Pat Stafford, (Date: Dec 2008;), Page 4 (Reliability: 3), 23 Jun 2009.
      WILL
      Nathaniel      1752      RB6/22/96
      Item. Debts and funeral expenses to be paid by Executor.
      Item. …to my loving daughter Mary Weekes the wife of Roger Weekes thesum of £1000 currents money…
      Item. …to my loving daughter Elizabeth Gittens the sum of £1000current money.
      Item. …to my loving daughter Rebecca Gittens the sum of £1000 like money…
      Item. ….to the several children of my son-in-law Roger Weekes and Mary his wife that are now living (vizt) Ralph, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Robert, Jane and John Weekes & to each of them £20 current money… as they attain the age of twenty one years;…their portion on dying to be equally divided…
      Item. …unto the several children of my son-in-law Joseph Gittens and Hannah his wife…John, Nathaniel, Jane, Joseph, Hannah, Benjamin and Mary…each of them the sum of £20 current money…attain the age of twenty one… so dying shall be equally divided between them…
      Item. ….to my granddaughter Elizabeth Gittens the daughter of my deceased son Nathaniel Gittens… one piece or parcel of land which I bought of Robert Brathwaite being seven acres or thereabouts; and the sum of £600 current money…she reach the age of twenty one years upon condition that my said granddaughter Elizabeth Gittens and her mother Elizabeth Gittens, widow, …take no advantage of a certain deed of sale…9 June 1735 relation thereunto being had will more at large appear. But in case my granddaughter and her mother take advantage ofsaid deed…my said granddaughter shall be cut off with the sum of fiveshillings current money…
      Item. …daughter-in-law Elizabeth Gittens, widow and relict of my son Nathaniel Gittens, the sum of £400 current money upon condition that my said daughter-in-law take no advantage of that deed of sale…if my said daughter-in-law should take advantage …shall receive but five shillings current money…
      Item. …if my granddaughter Elizabeth Gittens shall depart this life before the age of twenty one years…the legacy bequeathed her of £600and seven acres of land shall be equally divided between my fourdaughters…
      Item. …in case my daughter-in -law, Eliza. Gittens, widow shall not abide and stand by this will then the legacy … shall descend and bedivided among my aforementioned four daughters…
      Item. All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate…bequeath to my son-in-law Joseph Gittens and his heirs for ever.
      Sole Executors: Joseph Gittens.
      26 October 1742
      Witnesses: Thomas Briggs, William Harrison, Henry Clarke.
      Proved: 18 October 1752, Henry Grenville.

    9. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), St john's parish, page 221 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S25] Barbados and America, David L Kent, (Name: (Arlington, Virgina, David L Kent, 1980);), Page 272 (Reliability: 3).
      Mr. Nathaniell Gittens, age 39 Mrs. Elizabeth Gittens, age 42 MaryGittens, age 14 Hannah Gittens, age 12 Nathaniell Gittens, age 10Elizabeth Gittens, age 7 Rebeccah Gittens, age 2yrs/8mts
      The marriage date is calculated 14 years prior to the birth of thefirst child, Mary

    11. [S24] English Settlers in Barbados . CD-ROM database, Sanders, Joanne MsRae, (Name: Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, n.d.;), Marriages St. Phillip Parish, page 542 (Reliability: 3), 26 Feb 2011.


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