Person:Edmund Jennings (3)

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Gov. Edmund Jennings, of Virginia
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  1. Gov. Edmund Jennings, of Virginia1659 - 1727
  • HGov. Edmund Jennings, of Virginia1659 - 1727
  • WFrances Corbin1672 - 1713
m. bef 1690
  1. Priscilla JenningsAbt 1690 -
  2. Margaret Jennings1690 - Aft 1749
  3. Ann JenningsAbt 1691 - Abt 1691
  4. Elizabeth Jennings1694 - 1754
  5. Edmund Jennings, III, Secretary of Marylandabt 1700 - 1759
  6. Frances Jenningsabt 1700 -
Facts and Events
Name Gov. Edmund Jennings, of Virginia
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1659 Ripon, Yorkshire, England
Marriage bef 1690 prob Englandto Frances Corbin
Death[1][2] 2 Jun 1727 York County, VirginiaRipon Hall

Edmund Jennings was one of the Early Settlers of Colonial Virginia

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), 1:57, Secondary quality.

    Edmund, Jenings, president of the council and acting governor from June, 1706, to August, 1710, was son of Sir Edmund Jenings, of Ripon, Yorkshire, England, and his wife Margaret, daughter of Sir Edward Barkham, lord mayor of London, 1621-22. He was born in 1659, and died June 2, 1727. He came to Virginia at an early age, and settled in York county. He was appointed attorney-general in 1680, and retained the office till after 1692. He was appointed to the council in 1701, and remained a member till his death. In 1704 he was appointed secretary of state, and from June, 1706, till August 23, 1710, he was acting governor. Later, after the death of Hugh Drysdale, he would have again become acting governor, but was st aside on account of his feeble health.

    He married, Frances, daughter of Henry Corbin, of Buckingham House, and had issue
    (1) Frances, married Charles Grymes, of Moratico, Richmond county, and was ancestress of General R. E. Lee;
    (2) Elizabeth, married Robert Porteus, of New Bottle, Gloucester county, who afterwards removed to England, where she became the mother of Beilby Porteus, Bishop of London;
    (3) Edmund, secretary of Maryland, married in 1728, Anna, widow of James Frisby and Thomas Bordley, and daughter of Matthias Vanderheyden, by which marriage he was father of Ariana (who married John Randolph of Virginia, father of Edmund Randolph, first attorney-general of Virginia and of the United States), and a son Edmund, who died unmarried in 1819.

  2. 2.0 2.1 , Secondary quality.

    EDMUND JENINGS was son of Sir Edmund Jenings, of Ripon, Yorkshire, England, and his wife Margaret, daughter of Sir Edward Barkham, Lord Mayor of London 1621-'22. He was born in 1659, and died June 2, 1727. He came to Virginia at an early age, and settled in York county. He was appointed Attorney-General in 1680, and retained the office till after 1692. He was appointed to
    the Council in 1701, and remained a member till his death. In 1704, he was appointed Secretary of State, and from June, 1706 till August 23, 1710, he was acting Governor. Later he would have again become Acting Governor, but was set aside on account of his feeble health. He married Frances, daughter of Henry Corbin, of Buckingham House, and had issue (1) Frances, married Charles Grymes,
    of Moratico, Richmond county, and was ancestress of Gen. R. E. Lee; (2) Elizabeth, married Robert Porteus, of New Bottle, Gloucester county, who afterwards removed to England, where she became the mother of Beilby Porteus, Bishop of London; (3) Edmund, Secretary of Maryland, married in 1728 Anna, widow of James Frisby and Thomas Bordley, and daughter of Matthias Vanderheyden, by which marriage he was father of Ariana (who married John Randolph of Virginia, and who was mother of Edmund Randolph, first Attorney-General of Virginia, and of the United States), and a son, Edmund, who died unmarried in 1819.

    Source: http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/schools/wmmary/quarterly/v10n1/pg31-35.txt