Betty Brutus

Betty Brutus
b: 1765
d:
Biography
Betty Brutus ("BettM) -- Born 1765 (one source
suggests 1762). Daughter of sarah Brutus (454>; wife of
Ralph Wormley <362>; mother of Ralph <09e>. Daniel <013>,
and Sally (517). Residing at Coles Point in 1779, 1784,
1785 (tithable), 1788, 1790, and 1791. Treated for insanity
in 1779. Her sister Judith <289> was supposedly impregnated
by Betty's husband Ralph in 1787. In 1791 Betty ran away
with Daniel, abandoning Ralph and Sally. She was recaptured
and in 1792 was sent to Aries, once again described as
insane. In 1796 she was residing at Nomony Hall, still
described as insane. Named in the 1791 deed of
emancipation, Betty was scheduled for emancipation in 1797.
She received her certificate of emancipation in January
1797. Sources: Deed of Emancipation, August 1, 1791, Pt.
1, 10, 26, and pt. 2, pp. 6, 23, 32; U2d Book of
Miscellanies," pp. 28, 93; Letterbook, 1777-1780, pp. 94,
106; Nomony Hall Account Book C e," p. 28; Westmoreland
County Personal Property Tax List, 1785, VSA; Nomony Hall
Daybook, 1787-1788, P. 12; "List of Negroes to whom
Certificates of Emancipation were delivered by Robert
Carter," January 1797, Westmoreland County Court Papers, Box
83, VSA.
Facts
  • 1765 - Birth -
  • Death - Y
Ancestors
   
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Sam Brutus
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Descendancy Chart
Betty Brutus b: 1765
Ralph Wormley b: 1763
Daniel Wormley b: 1790
Ralph Wormley b: 1790
Sally Wormley b: 1789
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Sam Brutus
Birth1743
Death
Marriageto Sarah Brutus
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Sarah Brutus
Birth1747
Death
Marriageto Sam Brutus
Marriageto Sarah Brutus
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
FSilvy Brutus
Birth1782
Death
Marriageto Silvy Brutus
FBetty Brutus
Birth1765
Death
Marriageto Ralph Wormley
FJudith Brutus
Birth1765
Death
Marriageto Billy Henry
FSally Brutus
Birth1775
Death
FPat Brutus
Birth
Death
FBecky Brutus
Birth1788
Death
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Ralph Wormley
Birth1763
Death
Marriageto Betty Brutus
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Betty Brutus
Birth1765
Death
Marriageto Ralph Wormley
FatherSam Brutus
MotherSarah Brutus
CHILDREN
MDaniel Wormley
Birth1790
Death
MRalph Wormley
Birth1790
Death
FSally Wormley
Birth1789
Death