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Robert Beverley, Jr.1673 -- 04/21/1722avatar
Anne Ursula Byrd11/20/1681 -- 10/31/1698avatar
Richard Bland11 AUG 1665 -- 6 APR 1720avatar
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Col. William Beverley

Birthabt 1698
 
Death02/28/1756
Aged: 58.2 years

Elizabeth Bland

Birth05/29/1706
 
Death02/28/1756
Aged: 49.8 years
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Ursula 

17301766  VA William Fitzhugh 
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Robert 

08/21/174004/12/1800  VA, Essex Co, Blandfield Maria Carter 
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Anne 

1741SEP 1803  VA, Essex Co Robert Munford III 
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  • Other, : No record of the dates of the birth and death of Col. William Beverley had been preserved, although it was thought he was born about 1696 and died about 1756. But on April 16, 1929 a gold "mourning ring" was unearthed, while working a road in the town of Urbana, a few miles from "Blandfield", by Mr. J. Walter Hazlewood. On this ring, which is in perfect condition and a beautiful piece of art, is inscribed "The Hon. William Beverley, Ob. Feb. 28, 1756, al 60". It is evidently one of the old time "mourning rings", which it was customary in the 18th and part of the 19th centuries, in Virginia, for persons of position to provide by will, as gifts of remembrance to their children, grandchildren, and closest friends. This ring was purchased from Mr. Hazlewood by the late William Beverly of Winchester, a great great great grandson of Col. William Beverley, and give to his sister Rebecca Duval Beverley who now, 1-'45, has it.
    (from _The Beverley Family of Virginia_ p. 535)

    Before 1750 William Beverley (1698-1756), son of Robert Beverley, the historian and grandson of Robert Beverley, the immigrant, build Blandfield, which he named for his wife, Elizabeth Bland. He acquired this large plantation about 1730. Blandfield was stripped of its fine paneling when the parches were added seven years before the War between the States. During the war much of the furniture and all the portraits were taken away by Union soldiers. (p.451---but of what book?
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