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Captain William B. Strother, III

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Old Rappahannock Co, VA
Death: July 26, 1726 (57-65)
King George County, VA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Strother, II and Dorothy Strother
Husband of Dorothy Thornton and Margaret (Mary) Strother
Father of Col. William Strother, 6th; Elizabeth Lewis; Lt. Col. Francis Thornton Strother; John Strother; Benjamin Strother and 5 others
Brother of Mary Settle; Jeremiah Strother; Benjamin Strother, Sr.,; James Strother; Robert Strother and 2 others

Occupation: High Sheriff of King George County
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About Capt. William Strother

William Strother, son of William and Dorothy Strother, was born about 1665 and died 1726. He was High Sheriff of King George County, Virginia and a vestryman of Handover Parish and was called "Captain Strother". He was Gentleman Justice of King George County.

On March 6, 1723, a meeting of the Justice Court was held in King George County, with the following members present:

William Strother

Joseph Strother

Samuel Skinker

Benjamin Strother

Thomas Vivian

Meredith Price

Roland Thornton

William Strother III

He was a planter and lived in the original seat of his father.

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  • Strother, William, son of William Strother and Margaret Thornton, his wife, was burgess for King George county in the assembly of 1727-1734, though he died before the close (about 1732). He had issue: 1. Elizabeth, married John Frogg. 2. Alice, married Henry Tyler, clerk of Stafford county. 3. Anne, married Francis Tyler, brother of Henry. 4. Agatha, married John Madison, clerk of Augusta county. 5. Jane, married Thomas Lewis, of Augusta county. 6. Margaret, married Gabriel Jones, a prominent lawyer.
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William Del Strother a son of the forgoing lived at castle Strother in Glendale North Umberland and a descendent of his came to Virginia in about 1675.

Jeremiah's wife was Eleanor. They lived in Rappahanock River, 5 miles below Fredicksburg in what is now Stratford County. They died leaving 8 Children

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Capt. William Strother's Timeline

Old Rappahannock Co, VA
Age 31
King George County, Virginia
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King George County, Virginia, United States
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Province of Virginia
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Province of Virginia