logo logo

William Cabell

William Cabell, American planter, public official. member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1757-1775; member Virginia Committee of Safety; member Virginia Senate, 1776-1781, Virginia House of Representatives, 1781-1783, 87-88.

Background

  • Cabell, William was born on March 24, 1730 in Goochland County, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Elizabeth (Burks) Cabell.

  • Career

    • Delegate Stamp Act Congress, 1765. Delegate Virginia Convention to ratify United States Constn.

    Membership

    Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1757-1775. Member Virginia Committee of Safety. Member Virginia Senate, 1776-1781, Virginia House of Representatives, 1781-1783, 87-88.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Jordan, 1756, 7 children including Samuel Jordan.
    • father: William Cabell
    • mother: Elizabeth (Burks) Cabell
    • spouse: Margaret Jordan
    See on larger map
    Born March 24, 1730
    Nationality