Philip Aylett

Philip Aylett (1767 - 1831)

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Philip Aylett
Born in , , Virginiamap
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Died in , King William County, Virginia, United States of Americamap
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Philip was born on 12 May 1767 in Virginia, the oldest of three known children and the only son of William Aylett and Mary Macon.
On 12 October 1786, he married Elizabeth Henry at St. John’s Church, Richmond.
Elizabeth (Betsey) born Hanover Co., VA 23 Apr 1769, died 14 Sept 1842 at age 73 at "Fontainbleau," King William Co., VA, home of her daughter Sarah Shelton; married 12 Oct 1786 at St. John’s Church, Richmond, VA to Philip Aylett, born 12 May 1767 at “Fairfield,” King William Co., VA, died 11 Sept 1831; both buried at “Fairfield”. Betsey outlived her husband and eleven of their thirteen children.
Elizabeth bore Phillip thirteen children, six sons and seven daughters:
  1. Sarah Shelton Aylett, b. 1811, married William Spotswood Fontaine, children, died 1876, age 64, North Carolina, buried in City Cemetery, Reidsville, North Carolina.
  2. Mary Macon Aylett, b.1793, married Philip Fitzhugh, children, died 1836, age 42, Caroline Co., VA.
  3. Philip Aylett, b. 1791, married Judith Page Waller, children, died 1848, age 56, Richmond, VA..
  4. Patrick Henry Aylett, b. 1789, died 1799, age 10, King William Co., VA.
  5. William Aylett, b. 1788, died 1797, age 9, King William Co., VA.
  6. Anne Aylett
  7. Martha Aylett, b. 1801, married Silas Duncan, no children, died 1833, age 32, King #William Co., VA.
  8. Elizabeth Aylett, b. 1798, died 1818, age 10 years, King William Co., VA.
  9. Louisa Aylett, b. 1805, died 1822, age 17, King William Co., VA.
  10. William Henry, b. 1806, died 1829, age 23, King William Co., VA.
  11. Patrick Aylett, b. 1808, died 1829, age 21, Univ. of VA, Charlottesville, VA.
  12. John Aylett, b. 1795, died 1796, age 10 months, King William Co., VA.
  13. Anne Aylett, b. 1799, died 1800, age 3 months, King William Co., VA.
  14. Anne Henry, b. 1803, married Thomas Moore, 2 children, died 1828, age 24, King William Co., VA.[1]

On 11 September 1831, when he was sixty-four, Phillip died of unknown causes in King William County, Virginia. He is buried at "Fairfield", King William County, Virginia.

Alternative birth date: 12 March 1767
Alternative death date: 11 September 1835
Alternative death place: "Montville."

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Philip Aylett
Birth: 12 May 1767, Death: 11 Sep 1835 (aged 68) Lexington City, Virginia, USA; Burial: Aylett Graves at Fairfield Plantation, Aylett, King William County, Virginia, USA. Memorial #: 40343507.
Family Members: Spouse: Elizabeth Henry Aylett (1769-1842); Children: Philip Aylett (1787-1848), Elizabeth Henry Aylett (1789-1818), William Aylett (1807-1829), Patrick Henry Aylett (1809-1829), Sarah Shelton Aylett Fontaine (1811-1876).[2]


  1. Patrick Henry's Family
  2. SheWalksTheseHills (46847797), “Philip Aylett,” Record added 6 Aug 2009. URL: Accessed 06 June 2018.


  • This person was created through the import of indygrandma.ged on 02 January 2011


  • Aylett Family Tradition, (October 1, 1906), Author: Fontaine, William Winston; Volume: 15, pp. 99-101; Publisher: The William and Mary Quarterly.

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