Thomas Willoughby, Jr.
|Death:||Died in Willoughby Point,Norfolk,Virginia,USA|
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About Thomas Willoughby, Jr.
Mary Bennett was his father's servant. See Willoughby book for documents relating to the birth of her child and her subsequent marriage to John Herbert.
Thomas Willoughby was fined 300 pounds sterling in 1655 for fornication with Mary Bennett, his father's maid servant. Mary petitioned in the courts for her son's support and was awarded a milch cow.
Willoughby-Baylor House (circa 1794) 601 East Freemason Street Norfolk, VA 23510 757-333-6283
Built on a 200 acre land grant by Thomas Willoughby, this magnificent house is a classic example of Georgian and Federal architecture and it is filled with authentic 18th century furnishings that offer visitors a view of Colonial life for a middle-class family in 18th century Norfolk. A charming 18th century style garden is also located on the grounds
Norfolk History Museum at the Willoughby-Baylor House, 601 East Freemason Street, was built in 1794 by Captain William Willoughby, a descendant of English immigrant Captain Thomas Willoughby I, who was the recipient of a 1636 Royal grant of 200 acres - 50 of which would become the town of Norfolk in 1682. The house remained in the family until 1890 when it was sold. It subsequently fell into decline and was slated for demolition until it was bought and restored by the Norfolk Historic Foundation in 1964.
Thomas Willoughby, Jr.'s Timeline
December 25, 1632
December 15, 1654