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James Burwell

Birthplace: Fairfield Plantation, Gloucester, Virginia
Death: October 06, 1718 (29)
"Kings Creek" Plantation, York, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj. Lewis Burwell, of "Carter's Creek" and Abigail Burwell
Husband of Mary Lightfoot
Father of Nathaniel Bacon Burwell and Lucy Burwell
Brother of Joanna Bassett; Elizabeth Harrison; Lucy Burwell; Martha Armistead; Jane Burwell and 2 others
Half brother of Lewis Burwell; Colonel Nathaniel Bacon Burwell; Lewis Burwell, III; John Burwell; Jane Atkinson and 2 others

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About James Burwell

was a son of Major Lewis Burwell, of "Carter's Creek," Gloucester county, and Abigail Smith his wife. He was born February 4, 1689, and died in 1718. He resided at "King's Creek" plantation in York county, where his tomb still stands. He was one of the justices for the county and a burgess for 1715 and 1718.

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James Burwell's Timeline

February 4, 1689
Fairfield Plantation, Gloucester, Virginia
Age 26
Age 27
York County, Virginia
October 6, 1718
Age 29
York, Virginia