Thomas Wythe, IV

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Thomas Wythe, IV

Birthdate: (32)
Death: May 02, 1754 (28-36)
"Chesterfield", Elizabeth City County, Virginia Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Wythe, lll and Margaret Wythe
Husband of unknown Wythe
Brother of George Wythe, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Anne Sweeney

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About Thomas Wythe, IV

Thomas Wythe was born BET 04 NOV 1710 AND 03 NOV 1728, and died ABT 1755. He was the son of Thomas Wythe and Margaret Walker.


From A Biography of George Wythe 1726 to 1806

George Wythe, the second of Thomas and Margaret Wythe's three children, was born in 1726 on his family's plantation on the Back River in Elizabeth City County, VA. Both parents died when Wythe was young, and he grew up under the guardianship of his older brother, Thomas. Though Wythe was to become an eminent jurist and teacher, he received very little formal education. He learned Latin and Greek from his well-educated mother, and he probably attended for a time a grammar school operated by the College of William and Mary. ...

From Signers of the Declaration of Independence

In 1755 Thomas Wythe IV died, and his brother George inherited the estate of Chesterville

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Thomas Wythe, IV's Timeline

May 2, 1754
Age 32
Elizabeth City County, Virginia Colony