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

Mary Shippen Willing

Female 1740 - 1814  (73 years)


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  • Name Mary Shippen Willing  [1
    Born 24 Sep 1740  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Mar 1814  Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034556  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Family William Byrd,   b. 26 Sep 1728, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1777, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 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 
    • Children of Mary Shippen Willing and William Byrd III are:

      i. Maria Horsemander Byrd was born 26 NOV 1761 in Virginia. She married John Page 1784 in Charles City County, Virgnina, son of Robert Page and Sarah Walker. He was born 29 JAN 1760 in 'Pagebrook', Frederick County, Virginia, and died 17 SEP 1838.
      ii. Richard Willing Byrd was born ABT 1762 in 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia, and died 1815 in 'Westover', Charles City County, Virginia. He married Lucy Harrison, daughter of Nathaniel Benjamin Harrison and Lucy Carter. She was born ABT 1760.
      iii. Evelyn Taylor Byrd was born 13 OCT 1766, and died 12 OCT 1817. She married Benjamin Harrison, son of Nathaniel Benjamin Harrison and Mary Digges. He was born 13 FEB 1741/42 in Brandon, Prince George, Virginia, and died 7 AUG 1807.
      iv. Abigail Byrd was born 4 NOV 1767. She married William Nelson , Judge ABT 1790, son of William Nelson and Elizabeth Burwell. He was born 1754 in Yorktown, Virginia, and died 8 MAR 1813.
      v. William Powell Otway Byrd was born 1777 in Charles City County, Virginia, and died 1820. He married Susan Lewis, daughter of Addison Lewis and Susanna Fleming. She was born 7 MAR 1782 in Virginia, and died 12 NOV 1865 in Gloucester County, Virginia.
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      Her Godfather was Benjamin Franklin
      She was first Cousin To Peggy Shippen who married Benedict Arnold

      Father: Charles Willing b: 18 MAY 1710 in Bristol, England
      Mother: Anne Shippen b: 5 AUG 1710 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

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