"Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Garton, Smith & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2003

William Angell

William Angell [i], of Cumberland Co., VA; d. ca. 1776; m. to Catherine (Unknown) .

Will of Will Angell

Lancaster County Virgnia Will Book 1, page 65[ii]

In th ename of God Amen, I, Will Angel , being sick and weak in body, but having perfect memory thanks to God, do make this my last will and testament.

Item – I give and bequeath my soul unto God, next my body unto the ground from whence it came.

Item – It is my will that my son Uria [sic] Angell  should administer upon my estate and what earthly goods I have, I give unto my son Uriah Angell and my two daughters Margaret Angell  and Alice Angell  and what cattle or hogs or any other goods I do leave them.  It is my desire that they shall not be divided until my two daughters come of age, and it is my desire that my son Uria Angell [sic] shall have my two hundred acres of land to himself and his sisters shall not have part of it.

Item – It is my desire that Alexander   Nash  should be paid 1 hh [hogshead] of toba. which I do owe him.

Item – It is my desire that Lene Johnson  should be paid to [two] ells of canvas that I owe unto him, and the true performance hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of Oct 1659.


                Will Angell  (signature)

                (the seal)


Hugh Brent

Abya Bonnison

William & Catherine (Unknown Angell  had five (5) children:

·         William Colson Angelle , m. Sarah Mitchell , daughter of Thomas Mitchell .  They moved to Bedford and Franklin Counties in Virginia.
Margaret Angell  m. to William Garton , son of Thomas Garton
Cathorogin/Catherine? Angell , m. to Mr. Garton
Alice Angell  – mentioned in father’s will
Urah Angell  – mentioned in father’s will

For Further Information See Garton

[i] Nedra Fields
The Garton Family Genealogy, compiled by Harold E. “Pete” Remster ©2001, p. 2; Genealogy of Three Brothers, Elijah, p. 1; The Garton News 12/3-34 , 35 and 14/3-34.