Capt. William LETCHER

HAIRSTON.org ID#3086, b. 1741, d. 2 August 1780
Father*Giles LETCHER
Mother*Hannah HUGHES
Birth*Capt. William LETCHER was born in 1741 in Virginia.1 
He was the son of Giles LETCHER and Hannah HUGHES
Marriage*Capt. William LETCHER married Elizabeth PERKINS, daughter of Nicholas PERKINS and Bethenia HARDING, on 20 November 1778 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 
Death*Capt. William LETCHER died on 2 August 1780 in Patrick, Virginia.1,2. He was shot and died in front of his wife Elizabeth by a Tory named Nichols Hall. A recount of this event is attached. -->
Burial*He was buried in Laurel Hill - Jeb Stuart Birthplace, Patrick, Virginia

Family

Elizabeth PERKINS b. 13 May 1759, d. 26 Jan 1819
Child

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S113] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications.
  2. [S3075] Riggs, Emma Hynes, Our Pioneer Ancestors: Being a Record of Available Information As to the Hynes, Chenault, Dunn, McKee, Anderson, Taylor, Finley, Letcher And Houston Families In the Direct Line of Ancestry of Samuel B. Hynes And Ellen M. Anderson Hynes. Ann Arbor, Mich: Edwards Brothers, Inc., Lithoprinters, 1941. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015071148426, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
Last Edited1 Aug 2017