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Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 1998.

Thomas Byrd

Thomas Byrd  of London & Elizabeth Byrd  (a cousin).  An inventory of his estate can be found in Henrico Co., VA.  Thomas & Elizabeth ( Byrd ) Byrd had a son:

 ·         John Byrd

John Byrd

John Byrd , son of Thomas & Elizabeth ( Byrd ) Byrd of London, b. about 1632; d. by 1678.  He was a goldsmith.  He m. bef. 1652 to Grace Stegg , daughter of Thomas Stegg  of London .  She was still living in 1678, when her daughter Elizabeth’s will mentions her and dead by 1687 when her daughter. Mary was granted a marriage license.

John & Grace (Stegg) Byrd had six (6) children:

1.      Elizabeth Byrd , b. 1652; d. 1678 or 1679; unmarried.
2.     
William Byrd  I , b. 1652; d. 1704.
3.     
Graci Byrd , b. 1678; d. before 1685;  m 1st Mr. Richards ; m 2nd to Thomas Grendon , Sr.
4.     
Sarah Byrd , m. a Mr. Robinson .
5.     
Mary Byrd , b. 1667; d. 1717; bur 6 Nov 1717;  m. 5 Apr 1687 to Thomas Guy .
6.     
Thomas Byrd , m 1st 1690 to Martha (unknown) .  He moved to Virginia where he m 2nd to Mary , widow of John Howelett

Colonel William Byrd  I

2.  Colonel William Byrd  I , of London, England and of Virginia,  son of John & Grace (Stegg) Byrd, b. 1652; d. 1704; m. ca. 1673 to Maria Horsmanden, daughter of Col. Warham Horsmanden  of Purleigh Co., Essex, England.  She was the widow of Samuel Filmer Kt of East Sutton, Kent , d. 1699.

William & Mary (Horsemaden) Byrd had five (5) children:

2.1.   William Byrd  I I , b. 10 Mar 1674, Westover, Charles City Co., VA; d. 1744.
2.2.   
Susan Byrd , b. abt. 1676; d. 1710; m. Evlerd Jules Brayne .,  They had three (3) children:  Julian Brayne , Susan Brayne , and William Brayne .  After the death of their mother all three children were brought to Virginia by her brother, William Byrd  I I .
2.3.   
Ursula Byrd , b. 1681; d. 1698; m. Robert Beverly .  Robert & Ursula (Byrd) Beverly had a son:  William Beverly  who m. Elisabeth Bland  and they had a son who married Maria Carter .
2.4.  
Mary Byrd , b. 29 Sep1 683; m. James Duke  of Virginia
2.5.    Warham Byrd , b. 1685; d. bef. 1689.

William Byrd  I I

2.1.  William Byrd  I I , son of William & Mary (Horsemaden) Byrd I, b. 28 Mar 1674; d. 26 Aug 1744; m. 4 May 1706 to Lucy Parke , daughter of Daniel, II & Joni (Ludwic) Parke, d. 1716; he m 2nd 9 May 1724 to Maria Taylor , b. 1698; d. 28 Aug 1771.

William & Lucy (Parke) Byrd II had four (4) children:

2.1.1.     Evelyn Byrd , b. 16 Jun 1707; d. 13 Nov 1737
2.1.2.     Parke Byrd , b. 6 Sept 1709; d. 3 Jul 1710
2.1.3.     Phillips William Byrd , b. 23 Feb 1713; d. 9 Dec 1713
2.1.4.     Whilelmina Byrd , b. 6 Nov 1715; m. ca. 1752 to Thomas Chamberlayne  of New Kent Co., VA.

William & Maria (Taylor) Byrd II had four (4) children:

 2.1.5.     Anne Byrd , b. 4 Feb 1725, England; m. 25 Dec 1742 (as his 2nd wife) to Charles Carlsen  of Cleve.  Charles & Anne (Byrd) Carlsen had four (4) children:  Landon Carlsen ; son; Anne Carlsen  m. John Cheenye ; Marion Maud Carlsen , m. 176  to William Amistead .
2.1.6.     Maria Byrd , b. 16 Jan 1727; d. 9 Nov 1744; m. 22 Sep 1742 to Landon Carter  of Sbine Hall (she was his 2nd wife).  They had a daughter Maria Carter  who m. 1763 to her cousin Robert Beverly  and lived until 1817.
2.1.7.     William Byrd  I I I
2.1.8.     Jane Byrd , b. 13 Oct 1729; m. John Page  of North End.

William Byrd  I I I

2.1.7.  William Byrd  I I I , son of William & Maria (Taylor) Byrd II, b. 6 Sept 1728; d. 1 Jan 1777; m. 14 Apr 1748 to Elisabeth Hill  Carter , daughter of Sec. John Carter  & Elisabeth Hill of Cortomon.

William & Elisabeth (Carter) Byrd II had sixteen (16) children:

2.1.7.1.    William Byrd  I V , b. 2 Aug 1749; d. 4 Jan 1771
2.1.7.2.     John Carter Byrd , d. bef 1814; m. 27 Jan 1754 to Mary Page , widow of William Randolph .
2.1.7.3.     Thomas Taylor Byrd , d. 1821; m. 17 Jan 1752 to Mary (Maud) Armstead.  He had a family of ten (10) children.
2.1.7.4.    Eledewth Hill Byrd , d. d. 5 Jul 1760; m 1st 29 Nov 1754 to James Parke Farley ; m 2nd to John Benber ; m 3rd Henry Skipwith .
2.1.7.5.     Francis Otway Byrd , m. 8 May 1756 to Maude Anne Munford Eleduh Hill Carter, d. 5 Jul 1760; m 2nd Mary Willey  of Philadelphia, d. 1814.  They had 10 children.
2.1.7.6.     Maria Horcemunder Byrd
2.1.7.7.     Maud Julia Page Byrd  (spinster)
2.1.7.8.     Charles Willey Byrd , b. Oct 1765; d. 1766 from a fall.
2.1.7.9.     Evelyn Taylor Maud Byrd
2.1.7.10. Ben Byrd .  Heiress of Brendon.
2.1.7.11. Abby Byrd
2.1.7.12. Dorothea Bour Byrd , d. 1769
2.1.7.13. Charles William Byrd
2.1.7.14. Jane Byrd
2.1.7.15. William Byrd
2.1.7.16.  Richard William Byrd