William Poythress (1695 - 1763)

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Birthplace: Charles City, Charles City, VA
Death: Died in Petersburg, Dinwiddie, VA
Managed by: Laura Campbell
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About William Poythress

William Poythress was the son of John Poythress and Mary Batte. He was born in 1695 in Charles City County, Virginia and died January 18, 1763 in Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He married the widow of William Randolph III, Sarah Eppes Randolph. The following children are speculative, as the dates do not make sense.

Childen of William Poythress and wife Sarah Eppes:

  • Elizabeth Poythress, 1741-?, married Patrick Ramsey, one known child, daughter Eliza.
  • William Poythress, 1728-1794, married Mary Eppes (1731-1750) and had five children - Benjamin, Mary, William, Lucy and Sally.
  • Ann Isham Poythress, 1726-1790, married Samuel Gordon.
  • Sarah Poythress, 1740-1788, married (1) John Gilliam and (2) Charles Hamblin.
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William Poythress's Timeline

London, Middlesex, England
Charles City, Charles City, VA
Age 31
Age 33
Prince George, Virginia
August 7, 1731
Age 36
Bristol, VA, USA
January 18, 1763
Age 68
Petersburg, Dinwiddie, VA
Petersburg, Dinwiddie, VA