Person:Jeffery Amherst (2)

Jeffery Amherst, of Riverhead
  • HJeffery Amherst, of Riverhead
  • W.  Elizabeth Kerril (add)
  1. Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst1717 - 1797
  2. John Amherst1718 - 1778
  3. William Amherst1732 - 1781
Facts and Events
Name[1] Jeffery Amherst, of Riverhead
Gender Male
Marriage to Elizabeth Kerril (add)
Death? Kent, England
  1. Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915)

    Amherst, Jeffrey, titular governor of Virginia (1763-1768), was the second son of Jeffrey Amherst, of Riverhead, Kent county, England. His family had no influence, and the remarkable fact of the rise of Amherst from page to field marshal is a tribute to his own merit. ...