Maria <I>Taylor</I> Byrd

Maria Taylor Byrd

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 28 Aug 1771 (aged 72)
Westover, Charles City County, Virginia, USA
Burial Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 41328141 · View Source
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Maria married William Byrd II in England on the 9 May 1724.
Maria was the daughter of Thomas and Sarah Taylor of London, England.
Maria read and spoke French and Greek. Sir Godfrey Kneller painted a portrait of Maria Taylor Byrd (1698-1771) that is owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fletcher Fund, 1925. A copy can be found at the Virginia Historical Society. Maria was a very elegant lady with dark hair and eyes.


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  • Created by: RF
  • Added: 30 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41328141
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maria Taylor Byrd (10 Nov 1698–28 Aug 1771), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41328141, citing Westover Plantation Cemetery, Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by RF (contributor 47076918) .