Lucy Bernard Gwyn

Birth
York County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Nov 1675 (aged 24–25)
Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
Burial Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
Plot NONE
Memorial ID 104372354 · View Source
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Lucy Bernard was born about abt 1650 in York County, Virginia, United States. Lucy was the daughter of Col. William Bernard Esq. (abt 1603-1665) and Lucy Higginson Bernard (abt 1626-1675).

Lucy married Edmund Hugh Gwyn (abt 1645-1683) in Gloucester County, VA. He was the son of Rev. John Gwyn (abt 1627-1723) and Margaret Keeble (abt 1628-).

Dr. Edmund and Lucy Bernard Gwyn had 3 known children: Lucy Ann Gwyn, Mary Gwyn and John Gwynne.

There are a few articles about this family, and one of these articles is in the book: "Genealogies of Virginia Families from the William and Mary College Quarterly. Vol. I. Adams-Clopton" - page 231. Also in the book called, "With Reverence for the Past: Gloucester County, Virginia" by Martha W. McCartney, on page 67, we learn this: "On Feb. 26, 1680, Edmund Gwyn (Gwynn) of Ware Parish conveyed to the people of Gloucester County a six-acre tract of land was to be used for the construction of a county courthouse and other buildings. If the property ceased being put to that use, it was to revert to his heirs forever". At the time he was living on that property.

Lucy died Nov 1675 in Gloucester, Virginia, United States. She was abt the age of 25.

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Mary Scott Harrison McKee was the First Lady to her father, Benjamin Harrison, when her mother passed away., 5th Great Grand Niece; Hillary Rodham Clinton(1947-), First Lady, Relationship: 8th Great Granddaughter; Helen Adams Keller(1880-1968), American author and activist, 4th Great Grand Niece; Mae West(1893-1980), American Actress, Screenwriter, and Playwright, Relationship: 6th Great Grand Niece and many others.









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  • Created by: Stella
  • Added: 29 Jan 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104372354
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy Bernard Gwyn (1650–6 Nov 1675), Find a Grave Memorial no. 104372354, citing Ware Episcopal Church Cemetery, Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Stella (contributor 47848948) .