William Drewry

Male7 April 1727–

Brief Life History of William

When William Drewry was born on 7 April 1727, in Charles Church of Charles Parish, York, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Drewry, was 47 and his mother, Elinor Morgan, was 50. He married Rachell Drewry in 1752, in York, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters.

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William Drewry
Rachell Drewry
Marriage: 1752
John Drewry
Rachel Drewry
William Drewry
Nicholas Drewry
James Drewry
William Drewry
Richard Clark Drewry
Rachel Drewry

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  • William Drewry, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1752York, Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    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.


    Age 49

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 61

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire): variant of Drury .

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

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