Person:Peter Hitt (1)

m. 1714
  1. John HittAbt 1715 - Aft 1772
  2. Joseph Hitt1717 - Bet 1782 & 1787
  3. Harmon Hitt1721 - 1820
  4. Henry Hitt1724 - 1783
  5. Peter Hitt1726 - 1810
  6. Mary Ann Hitt1727 - 1813
m. 27 Apr 1759
  1. Dinah Hitt1764 - 1842
Facts and Events
Name[1] Peter Hitt
Gender Male
Birth? 1726 Germantown, Fauquier, Virginia, United StatesCitation needed
Marriage 27 Apr 1759 Germantown, Faquier County, Virginiato Sarah James
Other[1] 23 Mar 1772 Fauquier, Virginia, United Statesnamed in Will of Peter Hitt, his father
Death? 31 Aug 1810 Germantown, Fauquier, Virginia, United StatesCitation needed

Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

F-263: Peter Hitt the Younger, son of Peter Hitt of Prince William County, 276 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. James Genn. Adj. Joseph Martin, Mr. Richard Buckner, the Great Run, Peter Kemper, Willis, Henry Martin, Rosser's Run. 13 Feb. 1746. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 14].

  1. 1.0 1.1 Clerk's Copy of Will of Peter Hitt, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. Will Book 1
    p 200.

    [dated 23 Mar 1772]
    ... Item: I give and bequeath to my son, Peter Hitt, my Negro boy called by the name Ben.

    ... Item: My will and desier is that after the deceas of my wife that all my estate that is not hearin mentioned be sold to the highest bidder and the money arising therefrom be equally divided amongst all my Children hearafter Named That is to say, John / Joseph / Harman / Peter & Mary and Lastly I do Nominate and appoint my eldest two sons Harman Hitt & Joseph Hitt Executors of this my Last Will and Testament ...
    [Note of Caution: This is coming from a clerk's copy of the will. Per GaryYoung, post #27, the word "eldest" does not appear before the names of Joseph and Harmon in the original will.]