Members of Virginia House of Burgesses 1660 to 1712

Dateline: Virginia, 1660-1712. This post is about the membership list of the Virginia House of Burgesses. Primary sources are offered in this post. Great list of names for family research too.

The House of Burgesses was the forerunner of the House of Representatives.

Warning!

This list uses the old lettering “f” for “s” inside the word.

Examples:

Burgeffes for the Affembly = Burgesses for the Assembly

Wafhington = Washington

Lawfon = Lawson

Mafon = Mason

Wilfon = Wilson

Lift = list

Some of the membership lists for various years have not been found by Virginia historians.

The slash (1660/61) usually indicates crossing over the new year in the spring, which happened on March 25 (not January 1).

1660/61 to 1676

1676 to 1679

In the above table (1676/77, Westmoreland), John Washington is related to George. Please see Washington Families of Virginia and George Washington’s Direct Lineage in Virginia.

1680 to 1682

1684

In the above table (Westmoreland), Lawrence Washington is related to George. Please see Washington Families of Virginia and George Washington’s Direct Lineage in Virginia. In the same table, note William Randolph (Henrico), who is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage

1685-86

In the table above, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage.

1688

In the table above, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage

1691 to 1692

In the above table (Westmoreland), Lawrence Washington is related to George. Please see Washington Families of Virginia and George Washington’s Direct Lineage in Virginia. In the same table, William Randolph is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage

1692/3

1693

In the table above, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage

1695 to 1696

In the table above, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage

1696 to 1697

In the table above, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage.

1698

In the table above, William Randolph is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage.

1699

1700 to 1702

For more on Thomas Welbourne (Accomack), please click on the Early Wilbourns of Accomack County, Virginia.

1702/3 to 1705

In the above table, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage

1705 to 1706

In the above table, William Randolph (Henrico) is probably related to Thomas Jefferson through his mother. Please click on Thomas Jefferson’s Ancestry and Royal Lineage.

1710 to 1712

RELATED

Members of the Virginia House of Burgesses 1619 to 1660

Members of Virginia House of Burgesses 1712 to 1761

Members of Virginia House of Burgesses 1761-1765

Members of Virginia House of Burgesses 1766 to 1775

Gateway Ancestors of Virginia

SOURCES

Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia 1659/60-1693, ed. H. R. McIlwaine (Richmond: 1914).

Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia 1695-1696, 1696-1697, 1698, 1699, 1700-1702, ed. H. R. McIlwaine (Richmond: 1913).

Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia 1702/3-1705, 1705-1706, 1710-1712, ed. H. R. McIlwaine (Richmond: 1912).

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