Facts and Events
Christopher Nutter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
from George Muerhead will
Rebecka Moorhead married Christopher Nutter, 28 Jun 1785 in Harrison Co., West Virginia
Nutter, Christopher & Rebeckah, 1786, 132; 1787, p. 42
Note: There is a Marriage record of Mary Moorhead & Thomas Nutter on 8 Aug 1797 in Harrison Co., West Virginia
"I give to my Son Christopher Nutter three hundred acres of my four hundred acres tract of land laying on Coon Creek of the lower end of that survey only what the aid Christopher has paid me for. That land shall stand good to my Estate but the land I give to him and his heirs for ever. "
Ellefson Ancestry tree has same name and dates of birth and death, but have parents: Captain Thomas Nutter & Sarah Goodwin. These are their sources:
Christopher Nutter's Pension file, File M-804, Roll 1834
Mrs. Waldo Nutter and Marian Nutter
The Nutter Family History by Barr Wilson
West Virginians in the Revolution
Revolutionary War Pension Information
Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 4, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :
- Nutter, Christopher - born 1/21/1760 in Sussex County, Virginia (Note: other sources have his place of birth as Sussex County, Delaware); moved as infant with parents to Augusta County, Virginia, thence in 1769 to Fayette County, Pennsylvania, thence in 1772 to West Augusta County (area later Monongalia County, & later Harrison County) Virginia; entered service at Nutter's Fort (now Clarksburg) Harrison County, Virginia in Virginia Regiment; received Pension there in 1832 when Richard Hudkins & clergyman Joseph Morris made affidavits in soldier's behalf per County Justice of the Peace Jacob Coplin, & David Davison County Clerk of Court; soldier died 2/21/1845; married there 6/28/1785 Rebecca Moorhead, who was born 5/20/1768; widow received Pension 1845 in Barbour County, Virginia, when William W. Callihan & Robert B. Stewart County Juctices of the Peace, & L.D. Morrall County Clerk of Court; Eli Marsh then Harrrison County, Virginia Clerk of Court; widow granted Bounty Land Warrant #26388 in Barbour County, Virginia, 1855 when James Nutter (no kinship given) & Felix Stewart witnessed her application for Bounty Land Warrant, County Justice of the Peace tne John J. Hall; widow died 10/16/1861; James Nutter (no kinship given) appointed administrator of her estate there in 1865; he still was administrator of her estate there in 1871 when John Callihan & A.J. Anglan made affidavit that they knew soldier & wife; Jobst Glascock then County Court Clerk there, & Thomas Harrison Judge. F-W5434, R1834.
- ↑ Harrison County, West Virginia - Revolutionary War Pensioners. (ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wv/harrison/military/revwar/pension1.txt), Nutter, Christopher, Harrison VA militia 1833 (Started) age 74 in 1833; age 80 in 1840.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Nutter Heritage, Christopher Nutter, born 1/21/1760 in Sussex county, Delaware and died 2/21/1845 in Barbour County, West Virginia. Buried at the Nutter Cemetery, Harrison County, West Virginia.
- John Nutter Will, 1808, Harrison County West Virginia.