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Robert Armistead

Member From: 1714 - 1732

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  • Birth Date: circa 1667 Birth Place:Elizabeth City
  • Death Date: Before May 19, 1742
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Mary Lenora (Booth) Armistead m. 1687 d. 1729, Catherine Nutting m. 1729
  • Children: Angelica, Ellyson, James, Robert and Booth
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  • Additional Info: Robert Armistead succeeded Nicholas Curle, who died sometime before the session which began November 16, 1714. He then succeeded James Ricketts, who died before the opening of the session beginning May 12, 1726. Robert Armistead accepted the office of sheriff before the 1732 session. He was succeeded by Merit Sweney.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1712-1714 Elizabeth City
1723-1726 Elizabeth City
1728-1734 Elizabeth City Public Claims

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