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Col. William Byrd, II03/10/1674 -- 08/26/1744avatar
Maria Taylor11/10/1698 -- 08/28/1771avatar
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Ann Shippen5 AUG 1710 -- 23 JUN 1790avatar
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William Byrd, III

Birth09/06/1728
 
Death01/01/1777
 
Aged: 48.3 years
William is styled as of Westover on the James River. He served on the frontier with George washington during the 1750's. William is styled as having a weakness for gambling & race horses which he kept in a fine stable. It is said that his shakey financial situation and the uprisings that were leading to open rebellion with the crown, contributed to his death by sucide. It is reported that William had nearly 4,000 volumes of books in all languages and faculties contained in 23 double presses of black walnut
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Maria Horsemanden 

11/27/17619 MAR 1844  VA, Charles City Co, Westover John Page 
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Evelyn Taylor 

10/13/1766  VA, Charles City Co, Westover Parish Benjamin Harrison 
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Abigail 

4 NOV 1767  VA, Charles City Co, Westover William Nelson 
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Charles Willing 

26 JUL 177025 AUG 1828  VA, Charles City Co  
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William Powell 

17771820  VA, Charles City Co Susan Lewis 
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