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ARGALL Elizabeth

Female 1570 - 1638  (68 years)


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  • Name ARGALL Elizabeth  [1
    Born 1570  East Sutton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Aug 1638  East Sutton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    • Wife: ELIZABETH ARGOLL
      Married: in: Born: in: Died: in:
      Father:
      Mother: The following is taken from the September 9, 1962 edition ofTbe Daily Press under the headline HISTORICAL RARlETIES: .. The song. "A String ofPearls." of this era could have been written for Dame Elizabeth Filmer (Elizabeth Argoll) ofEast Sutton. County Kent. England in 1639. Legacy was Barham Family that eventually came to Virginia... When Dame Elimbeth Filmer, widow or Sir Edward Filmer,. Knight, wrote her will in the above named county of England. she included much jewelry and in particular "four ropes of pearls containing 600 in number." She was a kinswoman of the family of Samuel Argall, who came to Virginia at an early date and was acting Governor for a while.

      Since the will contained so much value and of interest to the descendants of the Barham family of Virginia; those in Suny County and James City County, Virginia; the full contents will be given herein:

      1638-9, March 16: Will of Dame Elizabeth Filmer. Widow, late the wife of Sir Edward Filmer. knight, of East Sutton. County Kent, England.
      Body to Church of East Sutton beside the body of my late husband.
      To poor of East Sutton 5 pounds.
      To Dame Anne Filmer, wife of my son Sir Robert Filmer. my jewel with diamonds and pearls.
      To Elizabeth Filmer their daughter and Sarah Filmer my daughter, my FOUR ROPES OF PEARLS containing 600 IN NUMBER to be equally divided between them.
      To Sir Edward Filmer, eldest son of my son Sir Robert, a Portuguese piece of gold and a piece of gold King Henry VII coinage, both of which were his great-grandfather's.
      To the two youngest sons ofmy son Sir Robert, viz: Robert and Samuel 40 shillings a piece.
      To Anne the youngest daughter of Sir Robert 40 shillings.
      To my daughter Mary Knotchbull 40 shillings.
      To my daughter Katherine Barham 10 pounds. To her eldest daughter Elizabeth Barham 300 pounds when 21 or married. If she die before, then said 300 pounds to Elizabeth and Ann Filmer, daughters o fmy son Reginold Filmer.
      To Susan and Ann Barbam, two younger daughters of my said daughter Katherine, 400 shillings a piece.
      To daughter Elizabeth Faulconer 10 pounds. To daughter Sarah Filmer 10 pounds.
      To son-in-law Robert Barham my biggest ring. To his son Thomas 10 pounds at 24 (years of age), and to each ofhis other sons Edward, Robert, Charles, Richard, and John 40 shillings. To his daughters 40 shillings each.
      To daughter-in-law Jane, wife of my son Reginold, 10 pounds. To her daughters Elizabeth and Ann Filmer, 40 shillings each.
      To Sir Robert Filmer, my silver warming pans.
      To my son John 10 pounds. To son Henry 10 pounds. To son Reginold my lease of three tenements in Knightrider Street, London.
      To son-in law William Faulconer, Draper, 40 shillings.
      To my brother John Argoll, Esq. (Copy unclear).
      To my sister Dame lane Feetwood. 4 pieces of Queen Elizabeths (copy unclear)coyne (coin).
      To sister Dame Sarah (Jenkinson?) like piece of gold of Queen Elizabeth's coyne.
      To ( Elizabeth?) Pierson, widow, 40 shillings. To each of (man-servants? copy unclear) 10 shillings. To Elizabeth (copy unclear) my apprentice 40 shillings. To my every other maidservant, 10 shillings. Residue of estate to my son Edward Filmer, sole Executor. Published August 2, 1638. Wa: Retovick Scrivener.

      Dame Elizabeth Filmer, willed that her three housed (must mean three apartment or houses (Editor) in Knightrider Street (now that her son Reginold Filmer is deceased) shall be disposed of as follows: 30 pounds of the first year's rent to Jane, late wife of said Reginoid and after the decease of testatrix to the use of her executor the paying yearly to Elizabeth Faulkner, daughter of Dame Elizabeth Filmer and wife of William Faulkner 10 pounds. Whereas Dame Elizabeth Filmer had bequeathed to Elizabeth, daughter of ROBERT BARHAM, gentleman, a competent porcion her will is that 50 pounds of the said legacy in case said Elizabeth depart this before attaining 18 years shall be divided equally between the two daughters of said Reginold and lastly, Dame Elizabeth Filmer willeth 10 Susan Barham 50 pounds apiece (sic) memorandum the legacy 50 pounds apiece to Susan and Anne Barham were entermyned before the signing hereof. Dated March 23, 1635-6.
      (Reference for the above: Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol XXI, Pages 153-154). This feature will carry the lineage covering the Barham family of Surry County. Virginia and adjoining counties. as well as, those who moved to the southem states, if we have enough requests for this extensive data.-Editor, Daily Press

      The following is taken from the September 16. 1962 edition ofThe Daily Press under the headline
      HISTORICAL RARIETIES:

      Some affluent families came to the Virginia colony and among them was that of the name Barham of Surry County. Since we had the will of Dame Filmer, grandmother of the Captain Charles Barham of Virginia, and she was the lady with the 600 pearls left in her will it was thought that we would include the will of the husband of the Dame Filmer (Elizabeth Argoll). "Dated 5 December 1629 : Will of Sir Edward Filmer of East Sutton, County Kent, England. Sir Edward Filmer, Knight (aged 63 years. January last); To daughter, Elizabeth. wife of Wtlliam Faulkner, citizen and Draper of London 500 pounds. If her husband survives her then to her children 300 pounds equally divided. Ifshe die without issue then to her husband 20 pounds;
      To my three sons Edward, John, and Henry Filmer, 10 pounds each. Son Reginold forgiven all debts (500 pounds) and 50 pounds cash. Son Henry, he commences MA in University of Cambridge 40 pounds and further 100 pounds.
      Daughters Mary Knathbull and Catherine Barbam, 20 pounds each.
      To Edweard Knathbull my Godson 5 pounds. To his sister Mary 20 pounds. To his brother John 2 pounds;
      To Edward Barham my Godson 5 pounds; To Elizabeth Barham my wife's Goddaughter 5 pounds.
      To other grandchildren, Robert, Thomas, Charles and Richard Barham 40 schillings each;
      To Dame Ann wife of my son, Sir Robert Filmer 20 pounds for a ring;
      To daughter Sarah 1000 pounds further 500 pounds annuity of 10 pounds to my brother Henry;
      To Dorothy, daughter of my brother Anthony Filmer 10 pounds:
      To Dame Elizabeth, my wife, 120 pounds. All her chains and jewels and all my household stuff in College house in Maidstone, a third part of linen and silver. My lease of Rectory in East Sutton toward payment of my debts. The other two parts of linen, silver. etc., to my son Sir Robert Filmer. My wife shall have the leases of certain houses in Knightrider Street lately given me by my brother, Robert Filmer, Esq.;
      Dame Elizabeth and Sir Robert, my son, Executors
      Dated October 20, 1629; probated December 5 1629.

      (Reference for the above will of Sir Edward Filmer, Knight, grandfather of Captain Charles Barham of Surry. Virginia: "Virginia Magazine of History and Biography," Vol. 24, pages I58-159. It might be of interest to some of our readers that Henry Filmer of Henrico County, Virginia, an early settler, was son or grandson of the above Sir Edward Filmer. It was through this lineage that many persons have established their lineage back to the Magna Charta and to the Crusaders).

      F KATHERlNE FILMER Born: 1598 Died: 1648
      M ROBERT BARHAM.JR. Married: 1 Aug 1620 Isle ofWrgbt County, Va born: Died:

      Individual Record for "ELIZABETH ARGALL"
      Reference No I32 [Use this number, on the Name Search page, to view this individual again] Surname Argall Given Name Elizabeth AKAU Gender Female Birth Date Abt 1570 : East Sutton, Kent, England Baptism Date Unknown : Last Marriage Date 1585 : East Sutton, Kent, England Death Date 9 Aug 1638 : East Sutton, Kent, England Burial Date 11 Aug 1638 : East Sutton, Kent, England Notes GENERAL NOTES: Born at East Sutton Manor. Was left the sum of 20 in Sir Samuel Argall's Will. Married Sir Edward Filmer of Kent in 1585. In IGI (Film #184752) her marriage to Edward is recorded as taking place in 1585. She had 18 children in all, most of whom survived infancy. Mentioned in husband's Will dated 1629. Her own Will was dated 23 March 1635 and proven on 16 Aug 1638, which mentions her living children. Codicil published on 2 Aug 1638. Was buried at East Sutton Park alongside her husband. In 1585 he married Elizabeth Argall. She was born in 1570 at East Sutton the daughter of Sir Richard Argall and Mary Scott (However, her father was never knighted). She died 9.8.1638 and was buried at East Sutton on the 11.8.1638. Together Sir Edward and Elizabeth Filmer had 18 children, they are listed below: Mary (1586-1647), Margaret (1587-1612) ,Robert (1588-165),Edward (1589-1648) ,John (1590-165),Elizabeth (1592-) , Judith (1594-) , Catherine or Katherine (-1662), Reginald (or Rainold) (1596-1637) , Thomas (1598), Anne (1599-) , Jane (1600-) , Thomas (1601-1602), Susanna (1603-1611),Richard (1605-) ,Sara (1606-1661) ,Henry (1607-~1683),Augustin. Dame Elizabeth Filmer was burried beside her husband, Sir Edward Filmer. 3. Elizabeth Argall b. c 1570/75, Kent, England, d. 9 Aug 1638, buried: East Sutton church, East Sutton, Kent, Eng. Weis: Magna Charta Sureties 1215 4th ed. page 147; Robert Clutterbuck: History of Hertfordshire, Vol. 1 page 172 for Filmer chart.; sister to Samuel Argall the Governor of VA 1617-19; resided in Maidstone, Kent; will proved 16 Aug 1638 buried beside husband; Charlemagne, Alfred the Great and Other Ancestors by James T. Mitchell chart 1313 Her Will reads: WILL OF DAME ELIZABETH FILMER, LATE WIFE OF SIR EDWARD FILMER, KNIGHT. WILL DATED 23 MARCH 1635/ CODICIL 2 AUGUST 1638; PROVED 16 AUGUST 1638. Body to Church of East Sutton beside the body of late husband. To the poor of East Sutton, 5. DAME ANNE FILMER, wife of my son SIR ROBERT FILMER, my jewel with diamonds and pearls. To ELIZABETH FILMER, their daughter and SARAH FILMER, my daughter, my four ropes of pearls containing 600 in number equally between them. EDWARD FILMER, eldest son of my son, Sir ROBERT, a Portuguse piece of gold and a piece of gold of King HENRY VII coinage, both of which were his Great Grandfather's. To the two youngest sons of my son Sir ROBERT, viz; ROBERT and SAMUEL, 40 shillings apiece. To ANNE, the youngest daughter of Sir ROBERT, 40 shillings. To my daughter, KATHERINE BARHAM, 10. To her eldest daughter ELIZABETH BARHAM, 300 when 21, or married. If she died before then said 300 to ELIZABETH and ANNE FILMER, daughters of my son, REGINALD FILMER. SUSAN and ANNE BARHAM, two daughters of my said daughter, KATHERINE, 40 shillings apiece. DAUGHTER, ELIZABETH FAULCONER, 10. DAUGHTER, SARAH FILMER, 10. Son-in-law, ROBERT BARHAM, my biggest ring. To his son, THOMAS, 10 at 24 and to each of his other sons, EDWARD, ROBERT, CHARLES, RICHARD, & JOHN, 40 shillings. To his daughters, 40 shillings each. Daughter-in-law, JANE, wife of my son, Reginold, 10. To her daughters, ELIZABETH and ANN FILMER, 40 shillings each. SON, SIR ROBERT FILMER, my silver warming pans. My son, JOHN, 10. Son, HENRY, 10. Son, REGINOLD, my lease of three tenements in Knightrider Street, London. Son-in-law, WILLIAM FAULCONER, Draper, 40 shillings. My brother, JOHN ARGALL, ESQ. a gold ring. My sister, DAME JANE FLETWOOD, a piece of Queen ELIZABETHS coyne. Sister, DAME SARAH JENKINSON, a like piece of gold of Queen ELIZABETHS coyne. ELIZABETH PEERSON, widow, 40 shillings. Each of my manservants, 10 shillings. ELIZABETH FRYDE, my apprentice, 40 shillings. Residue to my son, EDWARD FILMER, sole EXECUTOR. Published August 2, 1638 - Wa. RETROVICK< Scrivener. DAME ELIZABETH FILMER willeth that her three houses in Knighrider Street (now that her son, REGINOLD FILMER is deceased) shall be disposed of as follows: 30 of the first years rent to JANE, late wife of said REGINOLD and after the decease of testrix to the use of her executor, he paying to ELIZABETH FAULCONER daughter of DAME ELIZABETH FILMER and wife of WILLIAM FAULCONER, 10. Whereas DAME ELIZABETH FILMER had bequethed to ELIZABETH, daughter of ROBERT BARHAM, Gentleman, a competent porcion, her will is that 50 of the said legacy in case said ELIZABETH depart this life before attaining 18 years shall be divided equally between the two daughters of said REGINOLD and lastly, DAME ELIZABETH FILMER willeth to SUSAN BARHAM 50 a peece(sic) memorandum the legacy 50 to SUSAN and ANNE BARHAM were enterliyned before the signing hereof.
    Person ID I5515  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father ARGALL Richard,   b. Abt 1536, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Feb 1589  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother SCOTT Mary,   b. Abt 1546, Scott's Hall, Brabourne, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1605  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 17 May 1593 
    Family ID F3464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FILMER Sir Edward,   b. 17 Jan 1565, Little Charlton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1629, East Sutton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1585  Lenham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. FILMER Katherine,   b. East Sutton, County Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1662, Parish Of St. Andrew, High Holborn, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F2034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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