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William B. Strother, III

Birthplace: Old Rappahannock Co, VA
Death: Died in King George Co, VA
Immediate Family:

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

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 1663 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

Anthony Savage was son of John Savage and Alice Stafford (?). Alice Stafford, wife of Anthony, was daughter of Sir Humphrey Stafford.

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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<, King George, Va>
August 1, 1710
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Province of Virginia