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

William Byrd

Male 1674 - 1744  (70 years)


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  • Name William Byrd  [1
    Birth 28 Mar 1674  Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 26 Aug 1744  Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25328  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father William Byrd,   b. 1652, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Dec 1704, Westover, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Maria 'Mary' Horsmanden,   b. Abt 1652, Hampton, Lenham Parish, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Nov 1699, Westover, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1673  Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy Parke,   b. Abt 1686, Queens Creek Plantation near Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Nov 1716, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Marriage 4 May 1706  Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Evelyn Byrd,   b. 1707, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1737, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 30 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Parke Byrd,   b. 1709, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1710, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 1 year)  [Father: natural]
     3. Philip William Byrd,   b. 1712, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1712, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Wilhelmia Byrd,   b. 1715, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1752, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 38 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F16883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Maria Taylor,   b. 10 Nov 1698, Kensington, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Aug 1771, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Marriage 9 May 1724  Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Byrd,   b. 5 Feb 1726, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Sep 1757, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Maria Byrd,   b. 16 Jan 1727, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Nov 1745, "Sabine Hall" Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 18 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. William Byrd,   b. 26 Sep 1728, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Jan 1777, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Jane Byrd,   b. 13 Oct 1729, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1774, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F16884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1735-1736 Richmond County, Virginia Order Book 10; Part 4 [Antient Press]; Page 384
      Richmond County Court 7th of April 1736
      - MATHEWS's Executors v ALVERSON
      WILLIAM BIRD and MARY his Wife and JAMES OLDUM Executors &c;. of ROBERT MATHEWS deceased their
      Petition against JOHN ALVERSON for one thousand pounds of tobacco in one hogshead according to Law due by Bill is dismist, the Petitioners not prosecuting

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      1695-1706 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 9; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 99
      WILLIAM BYRD, 38, acs., being, an island encompassed by James River, in Henrico Co; the lower end of sd. island lying opposite against the. upper end of the Manakin Towne; 2 Nov. 1705, Page 688. Trans. of 8 pers: iGeo. Yeats, Robt.: Hennick, Danl. Donnevan, Hugh Burley, Robt. Bennett, Jo.. Harris, 'Robt. Williams, John Denham
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      1710-1719 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 20
      WILLIAM BIRD, of K. & Q. Co; 18 acs. (N. L.) in St. Stephen's Par., sd. Co; on N. side of Mattapony Riv., 13 Nov. 1713, Page 91. Adj. John Bullock, in the Contrary Branch; Col. William Claiborne's best land patent; on N. side of Hellicon Sw., cor. of Edmund Bines; & John Richards. Imp, of Abraham Black.
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      1710-1719 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 35
      WILLIAM BYRD, 233 acs., (N. L.), Up. Par, of Nansemond Co; at Sumerton; adj. his own line; & land of Thomas & John Byrd; 16 June 1714, Page 153. Imp. of 5 pers: John Dickenson, Dorothy Mayson, Sarah Bryan, John Mackdonnel's wife, James Bab's wife.
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      1710-1719 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 88
      WILLIAM BIRD, 338 acs. (N. L.), Up. Par. of Nansemond Co; adj. Edward Holmes; & land of James Harrell; 24 Jan. 1717, Page 361. 5 Shill., & Imp. of 6 John Smith, Richard Goggin, Thos. Evans, Elizabeth Ward, Mary Poole, Edward Conner.
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      1719-1724 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 11; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 4
      WILLIAM BIRD, 250 acs. (N. L.), New Kent Co., in St. Paul's Par; on S. side of the Northanna (Riv.) & on N. side the Little River; adj. Samuel Rey-nolls, in Edward Garland's line; 19 Apr. 1720. Page 19. 25 Shill.
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      1726-1730 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 13; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 58
      HON. WILLIAM BYRD, ESQR., 1550 acs. (N. L.), Brunswick Co; including 2 Islands, on N. side of Roan-oak River; adj. Capt. James Munford; 28 Sept. 1730, Page 504. 7 Lbs., 15 Shill.
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      1726-1730 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 13; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 58
      WILLIAM BYRD, ESQR., of Chas. City Co; 379 acs. (N. L.), Brunswick Co; on N. side of Roanoak Riv; at head of the Island Cr; on Walker's line; 28 Sept. 1730, Page 504.
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      1732-1735 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 15; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 58
      WILLIAM BYRD, Esq., 100 acs. NL in Henrico Co., Several Islands in the James Riv. at the foot of the Falls; 46 of the 100 acs. an Island called Broad Rock Island; 10 acs. part called Shad Island; 10 acs. a small island called Bear Island; Sturgion Island; 4 acs. called Pine Tree Island; 15 acs. called Turkey Bussard Island & 6 small islands; 5 acs. called Shoccoe Island opposite to Shocco Landing; 10 acs. Island on N side of James Riv. at mouth of Shocco Cr., up the cr. to the mouth of Chappel Cr. & to Chappel Island; 30 Oct 1734, p.341. 10 Shill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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