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William Cabell

planter , public official

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