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Jonanthan Beckwith

Birthplace: Virginia
Death: December 09, 1796 (76)
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Father of Barnes Beckwith, Sr.

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About Jonanthan Beckwith

BURIAL Body lost or destroyed

Jonathan Beckwith BIRTH 17 Nov 1720 Richmond County, Virginia, USA DEATH 9 Dec 1796 (aged 76) Richmond County, Virginia, USA BURIAL Body lost or destroyed


Jennings Beckwith 1763–1835

Richard Marmaduke Beckwith 1774–1820

Barnes Beckwith 1776–1855

Son of Marmaduke Beckwith 1687, Aldborough, Yorkshire, ENG-bef. July 1790, Richmond Co., VA.), son of Sir Roger Beckwith (1637-1700) and Elizazabeth Jennings (1662-1705) and Elizabeth (Brockenbrough) Dickerson, daughter of William Brockenbrough (1650-abt.1701) and Mary Newman (abt. 1668-1735). She was the widow of Thomas Dickerson who died 1714/15.

Married 17 May 1753 to Rebecca Barnes, daughter of Sir or Capt. Richard Barnes and Penelope Manley of MD. A newspaper dated 13 Dec 1796 states that Sir Jonathan Beckwith died in Richmond Co. last Tuesday at an advanced age.


1. Sir Jennings Beckwith (1763-Nov 13, 1835). Married 2 Apr 1787 to Catherine Miskell, daughter of William Miskell and Elizabeth Samford. The DAR Patriot Index identifies Jennings Beckwith as a Capt. in the Revolutionary War from VA.

2. Jonathon Beckwith born 1765-1785, died pre-1830? Never married.

3. Elizabeth Beckwith died 1777 without children. Married 1777(?) to Maj. Thomas Jones.

4. Rebecca Beckwith married to her cousin Marmaduke Brockenbrough Beckwith.

5. Mary Beckwith marriage bond 5 Dec 1785 to Maj. John Belfield, son of Capt. John Belfield and Ruth Snydor. He was born 1751, died 1792.

6. Richard Marmaduke Beckwith (1774-1820). Married 1798 to Elizabeth Scott Buchanan, daughter of Maj. Andrew Buchanan Esq. of Falmouth. She was born 1780, died 30 Aug 1834 Fredericksburg, VA.

7. Barnes Beckwith (1776-1855). Married Betsey Peyton Martin Beckwith (1786-1826).

8. Penelope Beckwith married 1798 to Alexander Walker.

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Jonanthan Beckwith's Timeline

November 17, 1720
Age 55
December 9, 1796
Age 76