William Payne

about 1725–1771 (Age 46)
Hanover, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Payne was born about 1725, in Hanover, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, William Payne, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Poindexter, was 25. He married Ruth Lewis about 1742, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1771, in Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 46, and was buried in South River Meeting House Graveyard, Lynchburg, Campbell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Payne
1725–1771
Ruth Lewis
1725–1774
Marriage: about 1742
Annis Elizabeth Payne
1745–1813
Poindexter Payne
1746–
Mary Payne
1752–1830
Anne Paine
1756–
Malinda "Maude" Payne
1765–1837
Daniel Paine
1768–1833

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World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon
Age 33
Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Name Meaning

(1997: 47739;2007: 103730; 2010: 142601)English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Pai(e)n, Pagen (from Latin Paganus), a fairly common personal name among Normans. It derived from a word that originally meant ‘villager, rustic’, later ‘heathen’, but it had doubtless lost these connotations in its use as a late medieval personal name. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.History: Thomas Payne, who was a freeman of Plymouth Colony in 1639, was the founder of a large American family, which included Robert Treat Paine (1731–1814), one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. See also Paine .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Payn
Payen
Pagan
Paynes
Paine
Pank
Phippen
Pane
Panes
Pannell
Penson

Sources (3)

  • Virginia, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1652-1900
  • Find A Grave for William Paine
  • Deed: Thomas Payne & Poindexter Payne executors of William Payne, dec'd of Halifax Co. to Fleming Bates, Jr & John Moore

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