Person:Jonathan Beckwith (1)

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Sir Jonathan Beckwith
m. bef. 1720
  1. Sir Jonathan Beckwith1720 - 1796
m. 27 MAY 1753
  1. Jennings BeckwithEst 1754-1764 -
  2. Elizabeth BeckwithBef 1760 - 1777
  3. Penelope Beckwithbef 1781 - Abt 1798
Facts and Events
Name Sir Jonathan Beckwith
Gender Male
Birth? 14 November 1720 North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Marriage 27 MAY 1753 to Rebecca Barnes
Death? 13 December 1796 Lunenburg Park, Richmond County, Virginia

Records of Sir Jonathan Beckwith in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - Alexander Walker and Penelope, his wife, vs. Jennings Beckwith--O. S. 16; N. S. 6--Bill filed 9th June, 1799. In 1764 Sir Marmaduke Beckwith, of Richmond County, grandfather of Penelope, gave her by deed in 1764, which was proved in Richmond County, and her sister, Elizabeth Beckwith, two negroes. During minority of Penelope and Elizabeth, their father, Sir Jonathan Beckwith, took the negroes as guardian. Elizabeth married Thomas Jones and died in 1777. Jennings Beckwith was brother of Penelope. Sir Jonathan died in December, 1796. Alexander and Penelope were married in 1797.

Information on Jonathan Beckwith

ID: I52823 1 Name: Jonathan BECKWITH Prefix: Sir Sex: M 2 Birth: 14 NOV 1720 in North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Death: 13 DEC 1796 in Lunenburg Park, Richmond County, Virginia

Marriage 1 Rebecca BARNES Married: 27 MAY 1753 2 Children


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