William Poythress, Sr., Col.

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William Poythress, Sr., Col.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Charles City, Charles City, VA
Death: Died in Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John "Deep Bottom" Poythress and Christian Poythress
Husband of Sarah Poythress (Eppes)
Father of William Poythress, Jr. and Sarah Hamlin
Brother of Mary Woodlief; Peter Poythress; Christian Ivey; Robert Poythress; Elizabeth Fitzgerald and 2 others

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About William Poythress, Sr., Col.

William Poythress was the son of John Poythress and Mary Batte. He was born in 1695 in Charles City County, Virginia and died January 18, 1763 in Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. He married the widow of William Randolph III, Sarah Eppes Randolph. The following children are speculative, as the dates do not make sense.

Childen of William Poythress and wife Sarah Eppes:

  • Elizabeth Poythress, 1741-?, married Patrick Ramsey, one known child, daughter Eliza.
  • William Poythress, 1728-1794, married Mary Eppes (1731-1750) and had five children - Benjamin, Mary, William, Lucy and Sally.
  • Ann Isham Poythress, 1726-1790, married Samuel Gordon.
  • Sarah Poythress, 1740-1788, married (1) John Gilliam and (2) Charles Hamblin.
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William Poythress, Sr., Col.'s Timeline

1695
1695
Charles City, Charles City, VA
1728
1728
Age 33
Prince George, Virginia
1731
August 7, 1731
Age 36
Bristol, VA, USA
1763
January 18, 1763
Age 68
Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, United States
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Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie County, Virginia, United States