Mary Horsmanden Byrd of Westover

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Maria Horsmanden, daughter of Col Warham St. Ledger Horsmanden and Susanna Beeching. Maria's father was a Cavalier who fled to Virginia with his Burial: Westover Plantation, Charles City, Charles City. The epitaph of Maria Horsmanden Byrd at "Westover" reads as follows: "Here Lyeth the Body of Mary Byrd Late wife of William Byrd Esq.

and Daughter of Warham Horsmanden Esq Who Dyed the 9th Day of November in the 47th Year of Her age" Mary is in the "old" Westover Parish Cemetery on the grounds of Westover Plantation 1/4 mile from the mansion. Get this from a library. Mary Horsmanden Byrd of Westover book Mary Horsmanden Byrd of.

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William Byrd II (Ma – Aug ) was an American planter and author from Charles City County in colonial is considered the founder of Richmond, Virginia. Byrd's life showed aspects of both British colonial gentry and an emerging American identity. His education included the classics, apprenticeship with London global business agents, and legal en: Evelyn, Wilhelmina, Anna Jo, Maria, Jane.

Mary Byrd was a daughter of William Byrd I and his wife, Mary (Horsmanden) Byrd. She was born at a house named Belvedere that was built by William Byrd I at what was called "the Falls" on the James River in Henrico County.

She is named in her father's will and is. Ursula B d, wife of Robert Beverley, the historian, the yr was daughter of Hon. Williams Byrd of " Westover, " who born was, November, ; died 1 7 His wife Mary Horsmander, was borndied November 9,daughter of Col.

Warham Horsmande of Purley, Essex, England, member of the Vir- r ginia Council.

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(See Byrd Genealogy.). Her tomb at the site of the Westover Church bears the following inscription: "Here Lyeth the Body of Mary Byrd, Late Wife of William Byrd, Esq., and daughter of Warham Horsmanden, Esc.

Who Dyed the 9th Day of November in the 47th Year of Her Age'. For notices of the Horsmandens see this MAGAZINE XV, XX Among their number was Mary Byrd (b.

), daughter of William Byrd I and Mary (Horsmanden) Byrd, the sister of the noted diarist, William Byrd II, of Westover. Based on the surviving diaries of Mary Horsmanden Byrd of Westover book Byrd II, his sister Mary can be identified as having married James Duke. Mary Horsmanden Byrd of Westover by Dabney N.

McLean, AugustDabney N. McLean edition, Paperback in English. William Byrd II was born Main Charles City County, Virginia, to William Byrd, Sr., a planter and trader, and Mary Horsmanden Filmer.

Byrd's father, prompted by a letter from his wealthy uncle, Thomas Stegge, had emigrated from London at the age of eighteen, becoming heir to. The theory that John Rogers married Mary Byrd, daughter of Col. William and Mary (Horsmanden) Byrd of Westover, appears to have originated midth century.

There is no evidence for this marriage, and evidence points to this Mary Byrd being too old to be the mother of John’s later children. William Byrd (28 March –26 August ), member of the Council, writer, and surveyor, was born probably near the falls of the James River in Henrico County, the eldest child of William Byrd (ca.

–) and Mary Horsmanden Filmer Byrd. He is usually referred to as William Byrd II (a style that he did not employ) to distinguish him from his father and his only surviving son. Site of the first Westover Parish Church Charles City, Virginia Established and the Cemetery. Persons Buried here include: Captaine Wm.

Perry - d. Leftenant Colonell Walter Aston - d. and his son Walter Aston - d. Theodorick Bland - d. Mary Horsmanden Byrd, wife of - d. William Byrd (1) - d. From The Byrds of Virginia by Alden Hatch, published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston Page 31 "Having done her duty by the Byrd line first thing, Mary Horsmanden Byrd thereafter had three girl children - Susan, Ursula and Mary(4) - followed by another son, Warham Byrd, who died in infancy."(4) - the footnote says "Byrd's daughter Mary is a rather nebulous figure.

He immigrated in to Virginia. He and Mary Horsmanden resided at 'Westover', Charles City Co., VA.

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Mary Horsmanden was born circa She married Samuel Filmer; 1st husband. She died on 9 Nov She was buried at Westover Parish, Charles City Co., VA.

Known children of Col. William Byrd and Mary Horsmanden were as follows: 3. Mary Willing Byrd (Septem – March ) was an American planter.

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She was the second wife of Colonel William Byrd III, a Colonial American military officer at the time of the American Revolution and son of the founder of Richmond, Virginia. Her father, Charles Willing, was the mayor of Philadelphia from toand her great-grandfather, Edward Shippen, was the second mayor.

Her tomb at the site of the Westover Church bears the following inscription: "Here Lyeth the Body of Mary Byrd, Late Wife of William Byrd, Esq., and daughter of Warham Horsmanden, Esc.

Who Dyed the 9th Day of November in the 47th Year of Her Age'. For notices of the Horsmandens see this MAGAZINE XV, XX Mary Horsmanden Byrd of Westover: McLean, Dabney N.: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in.

Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Dabney N. McLean. Byrd was born in London aroundthe son of John Byrd, a goldsmith, and Grace Stegge Byrd. His grandfather Thomas Stegge grew wealthy and politically powerful in Virginia during the s and s, and Stegge's namesake son built on what his father had begun.

Sometime late in the s Byrd joined his uncle Thomas Stegge in Virginia, and in the spring of he inherited the bulk of this. Maria “Mary” Horsmanden Byrd () - Find A Maria Mary Horsmanden Byrd. Westover Plantation William Byrd Charles City Images Of Mary Old Family Photos Mary I Esquire Family History Daughter.

More Family Tree Book Family Tree Maker Family History Book Family Trees Book Tree Family Tree Wall Heritage Scrapbook Pages. the widowed Mary Willing Byrd sold the books of the Westover library to Isaac Zane, Jr. Almost exactly twenty years ago, in the Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society for AprilI gave an account of the subsequent scattering of the volumes William Byrd I and, to a greater extent, William Byrd II had collected.* I was able.

Genealogical Notes Concerning the Byrd Family of "Westover," Charles City County, Va. Available at Virginia Historical Society. [Byrd] Bassett, John Spencer. The Writings of Colonel William Byrd of Westover in Virginia, Esqr.

New York, Digital version at Internet Archive. [Byrd] Du Bellet, Louise Pecquet. Some Prominent Virginia Families.

Mary Horsmanden Byrd of Westover, self published, About the construction of the present Westover Church was completed at its present site on Herring Creek about 1 1/2 mile north of Westover mansion.

In both wills of William Byrd III and his wife, Mary Shippen Byrd, their burials were instructed to be in the Old Parrish Cemetery on the grounds at Westover.

- William BYRD II (), son of William and Maria (HORSMANDEN) BYRD was born 10 March at Westover, Charles City Co., Virginia. - Andrew BIRD/BYRD, son of Abraham and Lornelia (COOKE) BIRD, was born in Maryland, ca Born in Westover", Charles City County, Virginia, USA on 08 Jan to Lieutenant Colonel Francis Otway Byrd, Sheriff of Charles City County and Ann Ursula Munford.

Maria Horsemanden Byrd married Davidson Bradfute and had 7 children. She passed away on 1 Oct in Richmond, Virginia. Note: William Byrd, II () was born on 28 March near the Falls of the James River in Henrico County, Virginia, to William Byrd I of England and Charles City County and his wife, Maria (Mary) is unlikely that he was born at Westover as his father did not acquire the property until fourteen years after his birth.

BEfore age ten, he was sent to the Horsmanden family. His father, William Byrd I (–), was one of the most powerful and venerated men of his generation.

Not only had he inherited valuable land on both sides of the James River, he had also won the hand of Mary Horsmanden, and a very dainty and wealthy hand it was, too. Here several of William Byrd's children, including Ev- elyn, afterwards the famous beauty, were sent from Virginia during early childhood.

Warham St. Leger had a daughter, Mary, who mar- ried first Samuel Filmer, of East Sutton, Kent (and who survived a very short time), and secondly, William Byrd, of " Westover." Her tomb is at Westover. Colonel William Byrd I and Mary Horsmanden Byrd are buried in the family cemetery at Westover.

(William Byrd II is buried in the garden at Westover.) Westover is one of the famous James River Plantations in Virginia, near Williamsburg, and is open to the public.

Maria "Mary" (Mary Horsmandee) Filmer / Page / Byrd (born Horsmanden) in The Magna Charta Barons and Their American Descendants With the Pedigrees of the Founders of the Order of Runnemede, Horsmanden, d,and had: Col. Warham Horsmanden, of Purleigh Park, Essex, who had: Maria Horsmanden, d.

Nov. 9,who m. Col. William Byrd.Mary Horsmanden b. Abt d. 9 Nov Rumsey Family Pages genealogy of the rumsey and ballou families.

Westover Parish Church Cemetery, John Tyler Memorial Highway entry for gravestone of Mary Horsemanden Byrd (). This site powered by The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding v.written by Darrin Lythgoe.Mary Willing Byrd was the daughter of Charles Willing and Anne Shippen Willing of Philadelphia.

She married William Byrd III in Philadelphia in She was his second wife. She was the mother of Maria Horsmanden Byrd Page, Evelyn Taylor Byrd Harrison, Abigail Byrd Nelson, Anne Willing Byrd, Charles Willing Byrd, Richard Willing Byrd, and William Byrd.