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Birthplace: Colchester, Essex, England
Death: Died in York County, Virginia Colony
Managed by: Charles Osborne
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About Abigail Burwell (Smith)

Death also reported as Gloucester County, Virginia


Hon. Lewis Burwell (Lewis3, Edward2, Edward1); b. circa 1652; m.

Abigail Smith, daughter of Anthony Smith and Martha Bacon, 1672 at

Gloucester Co., VA; 1st wife; m. Martha Lear, daughter of Col. John

Lear; 2nd husband, 2nd wife; d. 1710.

    He resided at 'King's Creek', York Co., VA. He resided at

'Carter's Creek', Gloucester Co., VA. He was a governor of the College

of William and Mary in 1702. He was a member of Council between 1702

and 1711 at Virginia. He left a will on 11 Oct 1710; proved 10 Feb


    Abigail Smith was born on 11 Mar 1656/57. She resided at

Colchester, England. She died on 12 Nov 1692 at York Co., VA, at age


    Known children of Hon. Lewis Burwell and Abigail Smith were as


    5.          i. Joanna Burwell, b. 1674/75; m. Hon. William
    6.         ii. Elizabeth Burwell, b. Jun 1677; m. Hon. Benjamin
    7.        iii. Hon. Nathaniel Burwell, b. 1680; m. Elizabeth
               iv. Lewis Burwell; b. 16 Oct 1682 at Gloucester Co.,
                   VA; d. Sep 1696 at age 13.
                v. Lucy Burwell; b. 21 Nov 1683 at Gloucester Co.,
                   VA; m. Col. Edmund Berkeley, son of Edmund
                   Berkeley and Mary, 1 Dec 1704; d. 16 Dec 1716 at
                   age 33.
    8.         vi. Martha Burwell, b. 16 Nov 1685; m. Col. Henry
              vii. Bacon Burwell; b. 22 Feb 1687 at Gloucester Co.,
                   VA; d. before 1692; bur. at 'Carter's Creek',
                   Gloucester Co., VA.
             viii. Jane Burwell; baptized 16 Nov 1688; d. before 15
                   Mar 1691/92; bur. at 'Carter's Creek', Gloucester
                   Co., VA.
               ix. James Burwell; b. 4 Feb 1689/90 at Gloucester Co.,
                   VA; m. Mary Armistead, daughter of William
                   Armistead and Anna Lee; 1st husband; d. 6 Oct 1718
                   at age 28.
                   He resided at 'King's Creek', York Co., VA. He was
                   a member of the House of Burgesses at Virginia. He
                   left a will on 6 Sep 1718; proved 15 Sep 1718.
                x. ___ Burwell; b. after Mar 1691/92; m. Harry
                   Seaton; 1st wife.
    Martha Lear married William Cole; 1st husband. She died on 4 Aug


    Known children of Hon. Lewis Burwell and Martha Lear were as


                i. ___ Burwell; b. circa 1695; d; young.
               ii. Mary Burwell; b. 1697; d. 20 Jul 1701.
              iii. Lewis Burwell; b. 1699; m. Frances Thacker,
                   daughter of Edwin Thacker; d. 6 Sep 1744.
                   He resided at 'Kingsmill', York Co., VA.
               iv. Jane Burwell; b. circa 1701; d; young.
    9.          v. Martha Burwell, b. 1703; m. Col. John Martin.
               vi. Armistead Burwell; b. 1703; d. 1754.
                   He resided at 'Stoneland', Mecklenburg Co., VA.
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Abigail Burwell's Timeline

March 11, 1656
Colchester, Essex, England
Age 18
Gloucester, VA, USA
June, 1677
Age 21
Carters Creek, Gloucester, Virginia
Age 22
November 21, 1683
Age 27
"Fairfield", Gloucester County, Virginia
November 16, 1685
Age 29
Fairfield, Gloucester, Virginia, USA
November 16, 1688
Age 32
Fairfield, Gloucester County, Virginia
February 4, 1689
Age 32
York County, Virginia
November 12, 1692
Age 36
York County, Virginia Colony
Age 35
Gloucester, VA