Person:Christopher Nutter (4)

Christopher Nutter
m. abt. 1759
  1. Christopher Nutter1760 - 1845
  2. Rachel Nutterabt 1763 -
  3. John Nutterabt 1765 - 1808
  4. Charles Nutterabt 1767 -
  5. Mary Nutterabt 1769 -
  6. Thomas Nutter, Jr.abt 1771 -
  7. James Nutterabt 1772 - 1833
m. 28 JUN 1785
Facts and Events
Name Christopher Nutter
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 21 JAN 1760 Sussex County, Delaware
Marriage 28 JUN 1785 , Harrison, West Virginiato Rebecca Muirhead
Death[2] 21 FEB 1845 Barbour County, Virginia
Burial[2] Nutter Cemetery, Harrison, West Virginia

Christopher Nutter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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.
  1. Harrison County, West Virginia - Revolutionary War Pensioners. (, Nutter, Christopher, Harrison VA militia 1833 (Started) age 74 in 1833; age 80 in 1840.
  2. 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.
  3.   John Nutter Will, 1808, Harrison County West Virginia.