no image

Philip Lightfoot

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Maj. Gen. Philip Lightfoot
Born in Yorktown, Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Virginia, Virginia, USAmap
Died in Sandy Point, Charles City, Virginiamap
This page has been accessed 642 times.
Nominate for Profile of the Week by posting the link http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Lightfoot-245 in our G+ Community. Vote by clicking the +1 button above.

Contents

Biography

This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.

Sources

  • WikiTree profile Lightfoot-245 created through the import of GerkeFam.ged on Jun 14, 2012 by Matthew Gerke. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Matthew and others.
  • Source: S-1391702692 Repository: #R-1570440514 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=33965356&pid=1242
  • Repository: R-1570440514 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:




Biography

The Honorable Phillip Lightfoot "of Sandy Point" Charles City Co., Va., was also known as "The Merchant Prince" who amassed a sizeable fortune through the wise investment of his inheritance from his father Philip Lightfoot, Sr. In 1707, he was appointed the Clerk of York Co and moved to Yorktown where he built and resided in the Lightfoot Mansion located on a high bluff that commanded the port there. His influence in early Colonial Virginia were substantial.

Burial: Lightfoot Graveyard at Teddington, Tettington, Charles City County, Virginia, USA

Find A Grave Memorial# 42226872

Sources








Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

Do you have a GEDCOM? Register as a guest to have every name in your tree searched. It's free (like everything on WikiTree).



DNA
No known carriers of Philip's Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA have taken yDNA or mtDNA tests.

If you have taken a DNA test for genealogy please login and enter it.



Collaboration

There are no public comments yet.