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Jane Page (Byrd)

Also Known As: "Jenny Byrd"
Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Westover, Charles City County, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: August 1774 (44)
Mathews County, Virginia, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Mathews County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Evelyn Byrd, II, "The Black Swan" of Westover; William Leander Byrd; Maria Byrd and Maria Marion Byrd
Wife of Honorable John Williamson Page
Mother of Judith Nelson; Major Carter Page; Jane Byrd Page; Dr. William Page; Mann Page and 6 others
Sister of Anne Carter; Ann Anna Jo Gathright; Maria Taylor Carter (Byrd); Colonel William Evelyn Byrd, III and Unknown son Byrd
Half sister of Evelyn Byrd; Parke Byrd; Philips William Byrd and Wilhelmina Chamberlayne

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About Jane Page

Birth: Oct. 13, 1729 Westover (Charles City County) Charles City County Virginia, USA Death: Aug., 1774 Mathews County Virginia, USA

Hon. John Page and Jane Byrd, his wife, married in 1746, had fifteen children in all, four of whom died infants, their names being unknown. The eleven that survived were as follows:

  1. Mann Page, eldest, born at North End, Gloucester (now Matthews) Co., Va., about 1747; removed to Fairfield. Clarke Co.. Va. He married, about 1767, Mary Mason Selden, of Salvington. Stafford Co., Va.
  2. John Page, born at North End, Gloucester (now Matthews) Co., Va.,about 1749; removed to Caroline County, Va. He married, in 1764, Elizabeth (called Betty) Burwell.
  3. Jane Page, born about 1751; married, about 1770, Dr. Nathaniel Nelson, second son and child of President William Nelson, of Yorktown, Va.
  4. Dr. William Page, born at North End, about 1753; removed to Richmond, Va. He married, about 1778, Miss Jones.
  5. Judith Page, born about 1755, married, about 1775, Col. Hugh Nelson, third son and child of President William Nelson, of Yorktown, Va.
  6. Carter Page, born at North End, 1758; removed to Willis" Fork, Cumberland Co., Va. He married, first, in 1783, Mary Cary, and secondly, in 1799, Lucy, eighth child and third daughter of Gov. Thomas Nelson, of Yorktown, Va.
  7. Robert Page, born in 1764; removed to Janeville, Clarke Co., Va. He married, in 1788. Sarah Page, of Broadneck, Hanover Co., Va. As four other children had died infants—names unknown—when Robert was born he was really the eleventh child, although the seventh survivor.
  8. Maria (called Molly) Page, born about 1765; married, first, John Byrd ; secondly, Archie Boiling; and thirdly, Peter Randolph ; by none of whom had she any issue.
  9. Matthew Page, born about 1767; died unmarried.
  10. Thomas Page, born about 1773; married, about 1798, Mildred, daughter of Edmund Pendleton, father of Edmund Pendleton, who married Jane B. Page, daughter of the above-named John Page (No. 2) and Elizabeth Burwell, his wife. Of the children of Thomas Page and Mildred Pendleton, his wife, Mildred Page married Palmer. There were also Thomas, Henry, and Robert, of whom nothing at present is known.
  11. Lucy Page, youngest, born about 1775; married, about 1792. Francis Nelson, of Mont Air, Hanover Co., Va., fourth son and child of Gov. Thomas Nelson, of Yorktown, Va.

Burial: North End Cemetery Mathews Mathews County Virginia, USA

Created by: J Tompkins Record added: Apr 18, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 51309242

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Jane Page's Timeline

October 13, 1729
Westover, Charles City County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 12
Gloucester, VA, USA
April 17, 1744
Age 14
Gloucester Co., VA
Age 23
Age 25
Age 28
Gloucester County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 33
February 4, 1765
Age 35
Mathews, Virginia, United States
Age 36