Fordwich, City of Canterbury, Kent, England
|Death||15 Mar 1675 (aged 53)
York County, Virginia, USA
|Burial||Yorktown, York County, Virginia, USA|
|Memorial ID||32117881 ·|
Elizabeth Wyatt Page Digges
To the memory of Edward Digges Esq.
Sonne of Dudley Digges of Chilham in Kent Kn t & Bar t Master of the Rolls in the reign of K. Charles the First. He departed this life 15th of March 1674 in the LIII d year of his age, one of his Mag ty Councill for this his colony of Virginia. A gentlemen of most commendable parts and ingenuity, the only introducer and promoter of the silk manufacture in this colony. And in everything else a pattern worthy of all Pious Imitation. He had issue 6 sons and 7 daughters by the body of Elizabeth his wife who of her conjugal affection hath dedicated to him this Memorial.
- Created by: Michael Logue
- Added: 11 Dec 2008
- Find A Grave Memorial 32117881
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Digges (29 Mar 1621–15 Mar 1675), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32117881, citing Digges Family at Bellfield Plantation, Yorktown, York County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Michael Logue (contributor 47042252) .