William Fitzhugh1

ID #2429, (9 January 1651 - 21 October 1701)
William Fitzhugh
(painted 1697 by an unidentified artist, copied in 1751 by John Hesselius)

Parents:

Father: Henry Fitzhugh1 b. 1614, d. 1664
Mother: Mary King1 d. a 1651

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth9 Jan 1651He was born on 9 Jan 1651 in , England.1
Baptism10 Jan 1651He was baptized on 10 Jan 1651 in , England.1
Marriage1 May 1674He married Sarah Tucker, daughter of John Tucker and Rose Sturman, on 1 May 1674 in Virginia.2,3
Death21 Oct 1701He died on 21 Oct 1701 in Stafford County, the Colony of Virginia, at age 50.1,4,5
BurialHe was buried in Eagle's Nest, Stafford County, Virginia.4
Probate10 Dec 1701His estate was probated on 10 Dec 1701 in Stafford County, the Colony of Virginia.6

Children with Sarah Tucker:

William Fitzhugh2,10 (1677 - 1713)
infant Fitzhugh2 (1679 - 1679)
Rosamond Fitzhugh2 (1680 - 1701)
infant Fitzhugh2 (1683 - 1683)
infant Fitzhugh2 (1685 - 1685)
Henry Fitzhugh+ 2,11 (15 Feb 1686/87 - 12 Dec 1758)
Thomas Fitzhugh2,12 (1689 - 1719)
George Fitzhugh2,13 (1690 - 1722)
John Fitzhugh2,14 (1692 - 1732/33)

Note - Living persons are excluded from this website so not all marriages or children may be listed above.

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Immigrationcirca 1670He immigrated from England to the Colony of Virginia circa 1670.7
Will9 Apr 1700He made a will on 9 Apr 1700 in Stafford County, the Colony of Virginia. In the introduction to his will, William Fitzhugh states that he is "bound for England".8
Will-Codicil20 Oct 1701He made a codicil to his will on 20 Oct 1701 in Stafford County, the Colony of Virginia. The first codicil states that son William is to have charge of the estates of sons Henry, Thomas, George, and John until they each reach 18 years of age.9
Will-Codicil20 Oct 1701He made a codicil to his will on 20 Oct 1701 in Stafford County, the Colony of Virginia. The second codicil left additional bequeaths to various servants and to his wife and sons. He reduces the indenture period of three servants by one year for their "tendance on me in my sickness". He also bequeaths several items that "I brought out of England with me", implying he had recently returned from England.9

 

Other information

Relationship:
4th great-grandfather of Bettie Bell Grigsby
Last Edited: 5 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S130] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, Fitzhugh Family of King George, VA, p. 1-3.
  2. [S130] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, Fitzhugh Family of King George, VA, p. 2-3.
  3. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Names wife Sarah Fitzhugh.
  4. [S319] King George County Historical Society, King George Co. Private Cemeteries, p. 52, Fitzhugh/Grymes Family Cemetery, Eagle's Nest.
  5. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Last codicil dated 20 Oct 1701.
  6. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Son William Fitzhugh qualified as executor.
  7. [S130] Elizabeth Nuckols Lee, Fitzhugh Family of King George, VA, p. 1.
  8. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103.
  9. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Two seperate codicils were made on the same day.
  10. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Names eldest son William Fitzhugh.
  11. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Names son Henry Fitzhugh.
  12. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Names son Thomas Fitzhugh.
  13. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Names son George Fitzhugh.
  14. [S575] William Fitzhugh will (1700), Will Book Liber Z, page 92-103. Names son John Fitzhugh.
 

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