Amanda Melvina Fitzallen Toot1,2,3

ID# 15996, (1820 - 1884)
FatherAdam Toot4,5 (5 Nov 1770 - 14 Apr 1839)
MotherSarah King4,5 (28 Feb 1780 - 11 Jan 1835)

Key Events:

Birth: 11 Mar 1820, Virginia6,7,8
Marriage: 16 Mar 1842, Halifax Co., Virginia, William Ephraim Bouldin (4 Apr 1822 - 27 Jul 1846)9,10,11
Death: Dec 188412
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Amanda Melvina Fitzallen Toot was born on 11 Mar 1820 in Virginia.6,7,8
     Amanda was named an heir in the will of Adam Toot dated 12 Nov 1835, to receive two good feather beds and furniture, and a cow and calf, not to be reflected in the division of the estate described later. In addition, to be boarded, clothed, educated and supported from the estate until reaching the age of 21 or marrying, and a equal share of the remaining estate with her siblings.13
     Amanda purchased a silver ladle, 12 silver spoons, and a bureau for a total of $34.25 at the sale of her father's estate on 5 Nov 1839.14
     Amanda married William Ephraim Bouldin, son of Stith Bouldin, on 16 Mar 1842 in Halifax Co., Virginia, with John Hank officiating.9,10,11
     She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her brother Melcajah and his wife Mariah Louis Smith, with her son William. She reported real estate valued at $1500.15,16 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her brother Melcajah and his wife, with her son William. She reported real estate valued at $1500.17,18
     She appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her son William.19
     Amanda died in Dec 1884 at age 64.12

Children:
     Children with William Ephraim Bouldin:

  • William Stith Bouldin20 (1 Jul 1843 - 10 Aug 1844)
  • William E. Bouldin20,21,22 (abt 1846 - )

Citations

  1. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows name as Amanda Melvina Fitzallen Toot.
  2. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows name as Amanda M. F. Toot.
  3. [S731] Halifax Co. Marriage Bond Register, bk. 1, pg 139, 14 Mar 1842, William E. Bouldin and Amanda M. F. Toot.
  4. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists her among the other children of Adam and Sarah.
  5. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 19:75, Adam Toot will, 24 Jun 1839, shows Amanda Toot as his daughter.
  6. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date.
  7. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 32 and state.
  8. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 40 and state.
  9. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 2, pg 112, 16 Mar 1842, William E. Bouldin and Amanda M. Toot, shows date, as 16th, and officiant.
  10. [S731] Halifax Co. Marriage Bond Register, bk. 1, pg 139, 14 Mar 1842, William E. Bouldin and Amanda M. F. Toot, shows bond date, as 14th.
  11. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date, as 16th.
  12. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family."
  13. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 19:75-6, Adam Toot will, 24 Jun 1839.
  14. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 19:414-423, Adam Tool sale, 25 Jan 1840.
  15. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  16. [S1630] Melcajah R. Toot, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  17. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  18. [S1619] Mel. R. Toot, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  19. [S1609] W. E. Bouldin household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  20. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  21. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows both of them in the household of her brother.
  22. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them in the same household.