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Col Edward "The Farmer" Lloyd, VI
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1798
Death: Aug. 11, 1861




Col. Lloyd was nominally a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church, but like most of the Lloyds of Wye, he took little interest in its spiritual or temporal affairs. He respected its ministers, revered its doctrines and paid its dues, but neglected its ordinances, though not its moral precepts. Immersed in business he found time for but few of the social pleasures, other than those of a retired and domestic life. In his manners he was dignified and polished, but unaffected, easy and affable; inviting friendliness but repelling intimacies. He was frank, kindly and hospitable.

A liberal scale of living was maintained at Wye House, but the lavish hospitality of his father was restricted to more moderate limits. While its doors were still opened to "welcome the coming and speed the parting guest," and while its board spread its generous regale, it could not be said, as was said of it in the days Governor Lloyd, in rustic compliment, meant to be superlative, that it was the most frequented hostelry of the county.

Col. Lloyd was of medium height, compactly built, of ruddy countenance, and a generally pleasing mien. No portrait of him exists.

He married Nov. 30, 1824, Miss Alicia, daughter of Mr. Michael McBlair, merchant of the city of Baltimore. This lady dying in 1838, left five children, of whom the present master of Wye House, Edward Lloyd, seventh of the name is the eldest.

Col. Lloyd, after the death of his wife in 1838, remained unmarried and died at his home, Aug. 11, 1861, where he was buried in accordance with his injunctions as expressed in his will, "plainly, privately, without parade or preaching," and where a monument with simple inscriptions has been erected to his memory. (Written in 1885)
Family links: 
  Edward Lloyd (1779 - 1834)
  Sally Scott Murray Lloyd (1775 - 1854)
  Alicia Thompson McBlair Lloyd (1806 - 1838)
  Edward VII Lloyd (1825 - 1907)*
  Elizabeth Lloyd Key (1827 - 1881)*
  McBlair Lloyd (1831 - 1846)*
  Alice Lloyd Winder (1832 - 1921)*
  Sally Scott Lloyd Trimble (1834 - 1913)*
  Edward Lloyd (1798 - 1861)
  Elizabeth Tayloe Lloyd Winder (1800 - 1880)*
  James Murray Lloyd (1802 - 1847)*
  Sarah Scott Lloyd Lowndes (1805 - 1880)*
  Ann Catherine Lloyd Buchanan (1808 - 1892)*
  Daniel Lloyd (1812 - 1875)*
  Mary Eleanor Lloyd Goldsborough (1815 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
Wye House Cemetery
Talbot County
Maryland, USA
Created by: John Reeder
Record added: Oct 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99042710
Col Edward The Farmer Lloyd, VI
Added by: John Reeder
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