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Col William Aylett
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1743
King William County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1781
York County
Virginia, USA

Patriot; Soldier
Burgess for King William Co., Va., at the assemblies of 1772-1774 and 1775-1776. Member of the Conventions of 1774-1775-1776. Resigned from the Convention to accept commission as Deputy Commisary General in Virginia.
He married, in 1766, Mary, daughter of Col. James Macon and Elizabeth Moore, of Kennington. Col. Aylett was in the Army and died in the last major battle of the Revolution, the Battle of Yorktown, from a fever he contracted. Malaria was likely the cause as it had afflicted many troops on both sides of the war. He had inherited the Aylett plantation, "Fairfield" in King William County, from his father and left a will, written at Yorktown, in 1780, leaving his widow, Mary and four children the estate. 
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  Mary Macon Aylett (1742 - 1781)*
  Ann Dandridge Aylett Alexander (1778 - 1818)*
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Aylett Graves at Fairfield Plantation
King William County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Karen Mickel Bennett
Record added: Nov 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79859050
Col William Aylett
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