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William Camden Jr. (abt. 1777 - 1806)

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William Camden Jr.
Born about in Amherst, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Amherst, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 May 2018
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"William Camden Jr. married 1 apr 1800 Mary (Polly) Ware[1], daughter of John Ware, securities James Woos, John Camm, Arthur Davies. William Jr, died about 1805 and was buried near the dwelling of Hugh Wats, son of John Watts, near Sardis Church. William Sr., left to his son's two children in his will of 1813 "that tract of land known by the name of Poplar Cove, it being the tract of land intended for their father." From the rents of William Sr.'s Greenway estate Polly W. Camden, widow of William, Jr., was to receive $350. Two children." [2]

1. Peter Galeteen Camden married 11 mar 1830 in Frankford, KY, by Rev. Samuel Findly, his first cousin Ann (Nancy) Camden, daughter of the late Marbell Camden, formerly of Amherst Co., VA. They lived in St. Louis, MO. No children.
2. Mary (Polly) Camden married 26 Oct 1825 Ormund Ware of Amherst and moved to missouri. Both died in St. Louis, leaving six children.


  1. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), William Camden Jr. and Polly Ware, 01 Apr 1800; citing Amherst County, Virginia, reference 143; FHL microfilm 30,273.
  2. Ancestry report by Ann Whitehead Thomas, 1997
  • Listed in father's will.

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