Richard Drewry

17 April 1727–13 September 1781 (Age 54)
Charles Church of Charles Parish, York, Virginia, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Drewry was born on 17 April 1727, in Charles Church of Charles Parish, York, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Drewry, was 47 and his mother, Elinor Morgan, was 49. He married Mrs. Rachel Drewry about 1753, in St. Luke's Parish, Southampton, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 13 September 1781, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Richard Drewry
1727–1781
Mrs. Rachel Drewry
1728–
Marriage: about 1753
William Drewry
1754–1791
Rachel Drewry
1756–
William Drewry
1757–
Nicholas Drewry
1760–
James Drewry
1762–
Richard C Drewry
1762–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1753
St. Luke's Parish, Southampton, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    William Drewry

    Male1754–1791Male

    Rachel Drewry

    Female1756–Female

    William Drewry

    Male1757–Male

    Nicholas Drewry

    Male1760–Male

    Richard C Drewry

    Male1762–1850Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Drewry

    Male1679–1744Male

    Elinor Morgan

    Female1678–1748Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Drewry

    Female1722–Female

    Elizabeth Drewry

    Female1725–Female

    Elinor Drewry

    Female1725–Female

    William Drewry

    Male1727–Male

    Male1727–1781Male

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 31

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.
1776

Age 49

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 53

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Drury .

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

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