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William Byrd, II
Birth: Mar. 28, 1674
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1744
Westover (Charles City County)
Charles City County
Virginia, USA

Author, Diarist, Politician. Born at a home named Belvedere that was built by William Byrd I at what was called "the Falls" on the James River in Henrico County. Best known today for his diaries, records that have offered modern readers an unparalleled glimpse into the private life of a Virginia gentleman. He was very active in the political life of Virginia. He served as a member of the House of Burgesses and the Council of Virginia and as the Virginia representative to the commission charged with establishing the border between Virginia and the Carolinas. Also known as the founder of the city of Richmond. Died while president of the Virginia Council of State. (bio by: kimshockey (reb) (inactive)) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Evelyn Byrd (1652 - 1704)
  Maria (Mary) Horsmanden Byrd (1652 - 1699)
 
 Spouses:
  Lucy Parke Byrd (1685 - 1716)*
  Marion (Maria) Taylor Byrd (1698 - 1771)*
 
 Children:
  Evelyn Byrd (1707 - 1737)*
  Parke Byrd (1709 - 1710)*
  Philip William Byrd (1712 - 1712)*
  Wilhelmina Byrd Chamberlayne (1715 - 1760)*
  Maria Horsmanden Byrd Carter (1727 - 1744)*
  William Evelyn Byrd (1728 - 1777)*
  Jane Byrd Page (1729 - 1774)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Byrd (1674 - 1744)
  Susan Byrd Brayne (1676 - 1710)*
  Ursula Byrd Beverley (1681 - 1698)*
  Mary Molly Byrd Duke (1682 - 1725)*
  Maurice Warham Byrd (1685 - 1689)*
 
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Burial:
Westover Plantation
Charles City
Charles City County
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2003
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William Byrd, II
Added by: kimshockey (reb) (inactive)
 
William Byrd, II
Added by: kimshockey (reb) (inactive)
 
William Byrd, II
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