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William Byrd

William Byrd, American colonial official. Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1693; member Virginia Council of State, 1709-1744, president, 1743-1744.

Background

  • Byrd, William was born on April 8, 1674 in Westover, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Mary (Horsmanden) Byrd.

  • Education

    • Attended Middle Temple, London, England., 1692.

    Career

    • At least 2 children, William, Evelyn.

    Membership

    Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1693. Member Virginia Council of State, 1709-1744, president, 1743-1744.

    Connections

    • Married Lucy Parke, 1706. Married second, Marion Taylor.
    • father: William Byrd
    • mother: Mary (Horsmanden) Byrd
    • spouses: Lucy Parke
    • Marion Taylor
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    Born April 8, 1674
    Died September 6, 1744
    (aged 70)
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