William Cherry

Brief Life History of William

When William Cherry was born in 1710, in Norfolk County, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, William Cherry, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Tart, was 40. He married Elizabeth Manning in 1735, in Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1780, in Bertie, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70.

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William Cherry
1710–1780
Elizabeth Manning
1715–1800
Marriage: 1735
Seth Cherry
1757–
Lemuel B Cherry
1758–1829

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  • William Cherry in Lower Norfolk Co VA The CHERRY FAMILIES Of EARLY NORFOLK Co VA And Northeast NC
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Cherry -

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1775

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

1776

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English chirie, cherye ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of cherries, or possibly a nickname for someone with rosy cheeks.

Probably in some cases a translation name of German Kirsch .

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

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