Julia (Judith) Armistead

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Judith Armistead FIRST WIFE OF ROBERT CARTER BORN: 1665 DEATH: February 23, 1699 BURIAL: Old Christ Church, Lancaster Co.,VA MARRIAGE: ABT 1688 Robert Carter To the union with Robert Carter there were five children listed previously FATHER: Col. John Armistead Born: 1635 DIED: 1698, Gloucester County, VA MOTHER: Judith Hone Julia Armistead was the first wife of Robert Carter. She bore him five children 1 son and 4 daughters, two of which died an infant, Judith, and Sarah. Her tombstone, [at Old Christ Church, Lancaster Co., VA], east of the church, has the following inscription: Here lyeth buried the body of Judith Carter, the wife of Robert Carter Esq., and the eldest daughter of the Hon. John Armistead, Esq., and Judith his wife. She departed this life the 23d day of February, Anno 1699, in the —year of her age, and in the eleventh year of her marriage having borne to her husband five children, four daughters and a son, two where of, Sarah and Judith Carter died before, and are buried near her. Judith was the daughter of Col. John Armistead “the Councillor” of “Hesse” who was also the father of Top of page Judith Armistead 1665 - 1699 Center Tomb of Judith Armistead Christ Church, Lancaster County, VA Picture on Left left to right Tombs of Robert “King” Carter Elizabeth (Betty) Landon Judith Armistead Why the tombs are not in order of marriage, or size of tomb, must be due to the amount of children bore by each of his wives. Betty (10), Judith (5)





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