Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Byrd

Male 1728 - 1777  (48 years)


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  • Name William Byrd  [1
    Born 26 Sep 1728  Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jan 1777  Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I033736  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father William Byrd,   b. 28 Mar 1674, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1744, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Maria Taylor,   b. 10 Nov 1698, Kensington, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1771, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 9 May 1724  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15599  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Hill Carter,   b. 1731, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1760, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1748  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Taylor Byrd,   b. 17 Jan 1751/52, 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1821, Clarke County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Elizabeth Hill Byrd,   b. 26 Nov 1755, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1819, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F15613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Shippen Willing,   b. 24 Sep 1740, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1814, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1761  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Maria Horsemander Byrd,   b. 26 Nov 1761, 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Frederick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Evelyn Taylor Byrd,   b. 13 Oct 1766, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1817, Upper Brandon, Prince George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     3. Abigail Byrd,   b. 4 Nov 1767, 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Willing Byrd,   b. 1774, 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. William Powell Otway Byrd,   b. 1777, 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F19943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      proved right to bounty lands granted by His Majesty the King to soldiers serving in defence of the Colony 1755 to 1760, etc.:
      Richard Johnston, Lieutenant in Col. William Byrd's Regiment in Cherokee Expedition in 1760.
      proved their services at a Court held for Spots. Co., Apr. 21, 1780.

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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