Sen. William Henry Roane

Sen. William Henry Roane

Male 1787 - 1845  (57 years)

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  • Name William Henry Roane 
    Title Sen. 
    Born 17 Sep 1787  Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 May 1845  Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Tree Hill"
    Person ID I16352  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Spencer Roane 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Henry 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann Lyons,   b. 12 Oct 1805,   d. 1828  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1827  [1
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F5877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1787 - Hanover, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 May 1845 - Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William entered the College of William and Mary in 1804. He represented King and Quenn County in the House of Delegates, 1812-15; served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1815-17; and then settled in Richmond where he was elected a councillor of state. After several years he settled at "Spring Garden," Hanover County, and was again elected to the House of Delegates, 1831-34, and the U.S. Senate, 1837-41. He was the grandson of founding father Patrick Henry.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p73.


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