Valentine Wood Meriwether

17 August 1761–15 August 1832 (Age 70)
St James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Valentine Wood

When Valentine Wood Meriwether was born on 17 August 1761, in St James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Cap. William Meriwether, was 30 and his mother, Martha Cox Wood, was 28. He married Priscilla Pollard on 14 December 1790, in Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 15 August 1832, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Henry, Kentucky, United States.

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Valentine Wood Meriwether
Priscilla Pollard
Marriage: 14 December 1790
Martha Lewis Meriwether
Thomas Meriwether
Priscilla Meriwether
David Meriwether
William Cox Meriwether
George Meriwether
Mary Priscilla Meriwether

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World Events (8)

Age 14
"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
Age 15
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 20
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

(1997: 723;2007: 1336; 2010: 1942)English: variant of Merriweather .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Valentine Merriwether, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Valentine Merriwether in entry for Austin Coleman Woolfolks and Martha Lewis Merriwether, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • William Meriwether Sr to Valentine Meriwether - Louisa, Virginia deed book F, page 203

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