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    Edward Digges

    Edward Digges

    Male 1621 - 1675  (53 years)

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    • Name Edward Digges  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
      Christened 29 Mar 1620 
      Born 29 Mar 1621  Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 11
      Gender Male 
      Baptism 29 Mar 1621  Chilham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
      Occupation Mar 1655  Governor of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Probate Nelson, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
      Died 15 Mar 1675  Bellfield Plantation, Yorktown, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 10, 11
      Buried Bellfield Plantation, Yorktown, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
      Person ID I36507  My tree
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 

      Father Dudley Digges,   b. 19 May 1583, Digges Court, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1639, Chilham Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
      Relationship natural 
      Mother Mary Kempe,   b. 1589, Olantigh Manor, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1631, Chilham Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
      Relationship natural 
      Married Abt 1610  Digges Court, Barham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Family ID F21155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Elizabeth Page,   b. 1625, Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1691, Bellfield Plantation, Yorktown, York, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
      Married 1650  Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
      Children 
       1. Mary Digges,   b. 1655, Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1690, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
       2. Catherine Digges,   b. Mar 1654, Orange County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1729, Caroline County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
       3. Anne Digges,   b. 1657, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1688, Boldrup, Warwick, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [natural]
       4. Edward Digges,   b. 1670, Bellfield, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1692  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
       5. Thomas Digges,   b. 1667, Belfield, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bellfield, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
       6. Leonard Digges,   b. 1662, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
       7. Elizabeth Digges,   b. 1658, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1674  (Age 16 years)  [natural]
       8. William Digges,   b. 1650, Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1697, Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
       9. Dudley Digges,   b. 1665, Bellefield, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1710, Yorktown, York, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
      Last Modified 28 Jan 2021 
      Family ID F13422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Photos
      Digges family arms
      Digges family arms
      Bellfield Cemetery
      Bellfield Cemetery
      Digges Court
      Digges Court
      Chilham_Castle
      Chilham_Castle
      Bellfield Plantation
      Bellfield Plantation

      Histories
      EDWARD DIGGES
      EDWARD DIGGES

    • Notes 
      • Colonial Gov. Of Va.n 1650 under Cromwell.
        Made a will out when returning to England for a visit.
        In Virginia, he owned Bellefield Tobacco plantation and was famous for high quality E. D. Tobacco, which was shipped back to England.

    • Sources 
      1. [S60] Family Data Collection - Births, Edmund West, comp., (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.;).
        Birth date: 1620
        Birth place: Chatham

      2. [S492] Web: Virginia, Find A Grave Index, 1607-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 29 January 2012.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi;).
        Birth date: 29 Mar 1621
        Birth place:
        Death date: 15 Mar 1674
        Death place:

      3. [S41] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived;), Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
        Birth date: 1620
        Birth place: Ke

      4. [S85] Family Data Collection - Deaths, Edmund West, comp., (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.;).
        Death date: 15 March 1675
        Death place: York, VA, USA

      5. [S41] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived;), Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
        Birth date: 1620
        Birth place: EN
        Marriage date:
        Marriage place: of VA

      6. [S38] U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls;).
        Birth date: 1620
        Birth place: Kent, England
        Death date: 15 Mar 1675
        Death place: York, Virginia
        U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
        U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970


      7. [S41] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived;), Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
        Birth date: 1620
        Birth place: En

      8. [S59] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, Gale Research, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.Original data - Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenge;), Place: Virginia; Year: ; Page Number: .
        Arrival date:
        Arrival place: Virginia

      9. [S70] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;).

      10. [S1139] Virginia, Wills and Probate Records, 1652-1983, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;), Will Books, 1808-1931 ; General Index to Wills, Etc., 1808-1966; Author: Virginia. Circuit Court (Nelson County); Probate Place: Nelson, Virginia.

      11. [S65] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

      12. [S1138] Kent, England, Tyler Index to Wills, 1460-1882, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), IHGS; The Tyler Collection; Notebook: Thanet wills from Mr Husseys abstracts; Notebook Number: 347.
        Kent, England, Tyler Index to Wills, 1460-1882
        Kent, England, Tyler Index to Wills, 1460-1882


      13. [S61] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, comp., (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.;), Birth year: 1625; Birth city: of Hampton; Birth state: VA.
        Birth date: 1625
        Birth place: of Hampton, Elizabeth City, VA
        Death date: 1691
        Death place: Bellefield, York River, VA
        Marriage date: 1650
        Marriage place: Yorktown, York, VA