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Henry Barradall (c.1710 - 1737)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Edward Barradall, Esq. (1704 - 1743)

Served as mayor of Williamsburg, Virginia 1736-1737 Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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James Allen Semple (1819 - 1886)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Letitia Christian Semple (Tyler) (1821 - 1907)

Letitia TYLER was born on 11 May 1821. She died on 28 Dec 1907 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. Parents: John TYLER (10th President of the USA) and Letitia CHRISTIAN. Spouse: James A. SEMPLE...

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Judith Greenhow (b. - 1765)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Elizabeth Greenhow (1744 - 1781)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery. Existing primary source (Greenhow Bible) gives her father's name only as "John Tyler", with no other details. If he were as prominent as all that, w...

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John Greenhow (1723 - 1787)

Be careful: he can easily be confused with a John GreenSHAW of approximately the same time period. John Greenhow opened a store near Bruton Parish c.1754. Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church C...

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Cyrus Griffin (1748 - 1810)

Cyrus Griffin was the last president of the Continental Congress. Griffin was engaged in the private practice of law in Lancaster, Virginia from 1774 to 1777. He was a member of the Virginia House of...

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Col John Page MP (c.1628 - 1692)

Colonel John Page (December 26, 1628 – January 23, 1692), a merchant in Middle Plantation on the Virginia Peninsula, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Council of the Virgin...

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George Wyatt (c.1619 - 1672)

In 1642, George's uncle, Sir Francis Wyatt, at that time Governor of Virginia for the second time, brought George Wyatt and his brothers and sisters back(?) to Virginia. Edward and his brother, George ...

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Edward Wyatt, Sr. (1619 - 1688)

-------------------- Immigrated as a small child to Middle Plantation and Gloucester Counter Virginia. [More likely, he made the trip as an adult - there is no evidence for any of the Wyatt childre...

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Sarah Pegram MP (1695 - 1727)

Taken from: It appears that she (Sarah) had been married previously, as is suggested from the naming of her son David Foese in her will. He was not named in the will of her husband Daniel, the year p...

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Daniel Pegram MP (1689 - 1726)

Taken from: Daniel Pegram was born in 1689 in Williamsburg, Virginia. He died in 1726 in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was buried in Bruton Parish Churchyard, Williamsburg, Virginia. The following is fr...

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Rowland Bartholomew Jones (1608 - 1665)

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John Custis, IV (1678 - 1749)

Martha Dandridge married Colonel Daniel Parke Custis in 1750 and lived in his Pumunkey River mansion, White House. Custis managed the large New Kent County plantation of his father, Councillor John Cus...

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Colonel Daniel Parke Custis MP (1711 - 1757)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Daniel Parke Custis (15 October 1711 – 8 July 1757) was a wealthy Virginia planter whose widow, Martha, married George Washington. He was the son of John...

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Col. Thomas Marston Green, Sr. MP (1723 - 1805)

Not much is known of Green's service in the Revolution. What is known is that he was a commissioned Colonel in the Colonial Army. He later moved to Georgia where he met and befriended General George Ro...

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Thomas Marston Green, Jr. (1758 - 1813)

Thomas Martston Green Jr. (February 26, 1758 – February 7, 1813) was a Mississippi Territorial politician, plantation owner, and Delegate to the United States House of Representatives during the...

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Col William Randolph, II MP (c.1651 - 1711)

William Randolph was a colonist and land owner who played an important role in the history and governement of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He moved to Virginia between 1669 and 1673, and married Mary ...

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John Blair (1689 - 1771)

John Blair, I was an acting royal governor of the colony of Virginia in 1768. For a short time, he owned the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, Virginia. His son, Jonn Blair, Jr., was an Associate Justi...

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John Blair, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1732 - 1800)

John Blair, Jr. b. 1732 in Williamsburg, Virginia, d. August 31, 1800 in Williamsburg, Virginia. Buried at Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, Virginia. John Blair, Jr. was a signer of the U.S. Constitution...

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Thomas Ludwell Lee, Sr. MP (1730 - 1778)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A068794 Thomas Ludwell Lee, of Bell Vieu, Stafford County, Virginia was born in 1724 and died in 1778. He married Mary Aylett, daught...

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Francis Lightfoot Lee, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1734 - 1797)

Francis Lightfoot Lee Virginia 1734-1797 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Signed: Declaration of Independence Frank Lee, as he was known to those c...

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Gov. Francis Fauquier (1703 - 1768)

Francis Fauquier (1703 – 3 March 1768) was a Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony (in what is today the United States), and served as acting governor from 1758 until his death in 1768. He was ...

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Norborne Berkeley, Baron Botetourt, Gov. of Virginia (c.1717 - 1770)

Family and Education b. ?1717, o.s. of John Symes Berkeley of Stoke Gifford, Glos. by his 2nd w. Elizabeth, da. and coh. of Walter Norborne of Calne, Wilts., wid. of Edward Devereux, 8th Visct. Herefor...

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Martha Jones (1687 - 1716)

Martha Macon Jones was buried at the Macon burial ground, Macon Island, Virginia. In 1906 her remains were removed to the chancel at Bruton Parish church, Williamsburg to preserve ithe stone. Martha an...

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Anne Jones (Lane) (1644 - d.)

Wife of Rowland Jones, first rector of Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Robert Dinwiddie of Airdrie (1692 - 1770)

ROBERT DINWIDDIE OF AIRDRIE (1692-1770) Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia, 1751-58 is the fifth child and second son of Robert Dinwiddie, merchant, burgess of Glasgow, and his wife, Elizabeth Cumming...

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Sir Peyton Skipwith, 7th Baronet MP (1740 - 1805)

Sir Peyton Skipwith liveded on Prestwould Plantation on the Roanoke River in Virginia. He was an important visitor to Colonial Williamsburg. After being built, Prestwould Plantation sat high on a hill ...

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Carter Burwell, of The Grove, near Williamsburg (1716 - 1777)

Carter Burwell was the grandson of Robert "King" Carter. He lived on Carter Plantation, a James River plantation, once owned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Carter built the main house on the ...

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Frances Ludwell MP (1717 - d.)

Some records refer to a wife of Phillip Ludwell named Frances Grymes (b.1717) and others refer to a Sarah Grymes (b.1717). Beth Sarah and Frances are listed as the mother of Lucy and Hannah Philippa. I...

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Col. Philip Ludwell (1716 - 1767)

Owner of the Red Lion Inn in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. The property was part of his estate and passed to his daughter, Lucy Paradise. from: Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook, 1979

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Lucy Paradise (c.1752 - d.)

Loony Lucy Ludwell is rumored to be the spirit that haunts the Ludwell-Paradise House. The home is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture and dates back to 1755, when it was featured in the Virgi...

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William Gooch (1715 - 1740)

William grew up in Williamsburg, Virginia. William became a naval officer, but died of the “bloody flux” at the age of 26, shortly before his parents returned to England.

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William "Major" Gooch, Col. (1626 - 1655)

Sir William Gooch, 1st Baronet (21 October 1681 – 17 December 1751), born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, and died in London, served as Governor of Virginia from 1727 through 1749. Technica...

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Rebecca Gooch (deceased)

Wife of Sir William Gooch, who served as a royal governor of Williamsburg, Virginia.

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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. MP (1874 - 1960)

. John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. (January 29, 1874 – May 11, 1960) was a major philanthropist and a pivotal member of the prominent Rockefeller family. He was the sole son among the five childr...

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Abigail "Abby" Greene Rockefeller (Aldrich) MP (1874 - 1948)

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, (October 26, 1874 – April 5, 1948), was a prominent socialite and philanthropist and the second-generation matriarch of the renowned Rockefeller family. Referred to a...

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Elizabeth Eggleston Taliaferro MP (1725 - 1787)

Second wife of George Wythe. Lived in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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George Wythe, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1806)

George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was an American lawyer, a Virginia judge, and a prominent opponent of slavery. He was the first law professor in the United States and a noted classical schola...

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Henry Bowcock (deceased)

Keeper of the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, Virginia. To learn more about the Raleigh Tavern, go to The Raleigh was important to the social and political life of Williamsburg, as well as a place ...

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Mary Bowcock (deceased)

Mary's first husband, Henry Bowcock, was the keeper of the Raleigh Tavern. Following his death, she married Henry Wetherburn who operated the Raleigh before starting his own tavern across the street.

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Henry Wetherburn (deceased)

Little is known of Henry Wetherburn's background. He makes his first appearance in the local records in 1731. In the spring of that year he applied for a license to marry Mary Bowcock, widow of the kee...

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James Shields, Jr. (c.1700 - 1744)

James Shields ran his father-in-law's tavern with his wife, following her father's death. The tavern became the English Coffee House, and is known as Shield's Tavern today.

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Anne Shields (c.1690 - d.)

Ann ran her father's ordinary with her husband, turning it into the English Coffee House. Today it is known as Shield's Tavern. Following Shield's death, she married Henry Wetherburn, keeper of Wetherb...

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Anne Pasteur (c.1681 - d.)

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Jean (John) Marot (1676 - 1717)

Operated an ordinary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Alexander Kerr, Sr. MP (1694 - 1738)

-------------------- Scottish jeweler; merchant in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Source: Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook 1779 Alexander was the son of Archibald Kerr of Graden. Alex...

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Col. Robert "King" Carter MP (1663 - 1732)

Robert Carter also known as King Carter (1663 – August 4, 1732) of Lancaster County was a colonist in Virginia and became one of the wealthiest men in the colonies. As President of the Gover...

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Elizabeth "Betty" Landon MP (c.1683 - 1719)

Elizabeth Landon (Thomas4, Sylvanus3, John2, Roger1); baptized 17 May 1683 at Credenhall, Herefordshire, England; b. 1684; m. Richard Willis; 1st husband; m. Robert Carter, son of Col. John Carter ...

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John Camm (1718 - 1779)

Rev. John Camm 1771-1777- President of College of William and Mary Graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge. Anglican clergyman; rector of Newport and York-Hampton parishes; commissary of the Bishop of...

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William John Stith MP (c.1707 - 1755)

REV. WILLIAM STITH (John2, John1) was born in 1707, and died 19th September, 1755. He matriculated, 21st May, 1724, at Queen's College, Oxford and is entered in the register as 17 years old and the son...

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Rev. James Blair MP (1656 - 1743)

) Rev. James Blair was a Scottish born clergyman in the Church of England, best known as the founder and first president of the College of William and Mary. He was the uncle of U.S. Constitution sign...

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John Tyler, 10th President of the USA MP (1790 - 1862)

John TYLER (10th President of the USA) was born on 29 Mar 1790 in Greenway, Charles City County, Virginia. He served as as President of the United States from 1841 to 1845. He died on 17 Jan 1862 in Ri...

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James Monroe, 5th President of the USA MP (1758 - 1831)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A081100 Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 183...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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George Washington, 1st President of the USA MP (1732 - 1799)

Overview 1st president of the United States of America, George Washington Links

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Peyton Randolph, 1st and 3rd President of the Continental Congress MP (c.1721 - 1775)

Birth: Sep., 1721 Williamsburg Williamsburg City Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 22, 1775 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Studied law at the Inner Temple, London; appointed King's attorn...

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Richard Henry Lee, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1732 - 1794)

Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman from Virginia best known for the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' indepen...

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St. George Tucker MP (c.1752 - 1827)

St. George Tucker Born 1752 near Port Royal, Bermuda Studied law under George Wythe Married John Randolph's widow Served at Battle of Yorktown Taught law at College of William & Mary Serv...

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Hugh Drysdale (1680 - 1726)

Colonel Hugh Drysdale (died 22 July 1726)[2] was a British governor of colonial Virginia. More officially, his title was Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virgini...

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Royal Governor John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore MP (1732 - 1809)

John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732 – 25 February 1809) was a British peer and colonial governor. He was the son of William Murray, 3rd Earl of Dunmore, and his wife Catherine (née M...

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Orlando Jones (1681 - 1719)

Orlando Jones was the original owner of a home and office in Colonial Williamsburg. He was the son of Rev. Rowland Jones, first rector of Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, and the grandfather of Martha Wa...

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Patrick Henry, Sr. MP (1736 - 1799)

DAR Ancestor #: A053828 Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 - June 6, 1799)[1] served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779 and subsequently, from 1784 to 1786. A promin...

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Daniel Parke Custis, Jr. MP (1751 - 1754)

Birth: Dec., 1751 Death: Feb. 19, 1754 "Here lyeth the Body of Daniel Park Custis Son of Col Daniel Park Custis of New Kent County who departed this life on the 19th of February 1754 Aged two years...

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Frances Parke Custis MP (1753 - 1757)

Birth: Apr. 12, 1753 Death: Apr. 1, 1757 "Under this stone lies intered the Body of Frances Park Custis daughter of Daniel Park Custis Esqr and Martha his wife, born April 12th 1753 Dyed April 1, 1...

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Rev Roland Jones II MP (1644 - 1688)

In 1653, the Reverend Rowland Jones immigrated from England to the colony of Virginia. He had graduated from Oxford University. He served as minister at Jamestown and Martin's Hundred Parishes. In Will...

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Gov. Alexander Spotswood (1676 - 1740)

Find A Grave Memorial# 17413275 Genealogy Alexander Spotswood was born in the Tangier Garrison, Morocco, Africa about 1676 to Catharine Maxwell (c. 1638 - December 1709) and her second husband, Dr Ro...

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