Sir Marmaduke Beckwith 3rd Baronet Beckwith, of Aldborough, co. York

2 January 1687–1780 (Age 92)
Aldborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Marmaduke

When Sir Marmaduke Beckwith 3rd Baronet Beckwith, of Aldborough, co. York was born on 2 January 1687, in Aldborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Sir Roger Beckwith 1st Baronet Beckwith, of Aldborough, co. York, was 50 and his mother, Elizabeth Jennings, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Brockenbrough in 1717, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1780, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 93.

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Sir Marmaduke Beckwith 3rd Baronet Beckwith, of Aldborough, co. York
1687–1780
Mary Elizabeth Brockenbrough
1690–1750
Marriage: 1717
Metcalfe Dickenson
1712–
Tarpley Beckwith
1718–1748
Marmaduke Beckwith
1734–1802
Jonathan Beckwith 4th Baronet Beckwith, of Aldborough, co. York
1720–1796
Elizabeth Beckwith
1723–1726
Margaret Elizabeth Beckwith
1725–1759
Mary Beckwith
1727–1755
Rebecca Beckwith
1729–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1717
Richmond, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 71

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 89

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

Age 93

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Beckwith, from Old English bēce ‘beech’ + Old Norse viðr ‘wood’ (replacing the cognate Old English wudu).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marmaduke Beckwith in entry for Jonathan Beckwith, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Marmaduke Beckwith in entry for Margaret Beckwith, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Marmaduke Beckwith in entry for Tarpley Beckwith, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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