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William Byrd

colonial official

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