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William Irby Jr, MD (abt. 1640 - 1687)

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William Irby Jr, MD
Born about in England, probably Londonmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
Father of and
Died in Halifax County, VAmap
Irby-69 created 8 Apr 2011 | Last modified
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Name: William /Irby/, Jr, MD


HE IS THE PROGENITOR OF ALL WHITE IRBY'S IN AMERICA. HE WASBORN INENGLAND BUT NO RECORD HAS BEEN FOUND OF HIS ARRIVAL HEREOR HIS MARRIAGESO HIS WIFE IS UNKNOWN. IF YOU FIND HER, YOUWOULD PROBABLY BE BEATIFIEDBY THE REST OF US.From an e-mail from dated06/28/2002.THE IRBYS. . . . . .By Faye Royster TuckWILLIAM IRBY, borncirca 1640 in England, probably London, wasone of the first Irbys to cometo Virginia. In June of 1665 inCharles City County court there had beenan encounter betweenCAPTAIN EDWARD HILL who was not liked and DR. WILLIAMIRBY, bothof Charles City Co. The encounter had to do with DR. IRBYgoingto see a child who was very ill, near death, and a horsethatbelonged to DR. IRBY.JOHN ROCHIE alias JOHN ROYSTER born 1639 inLondon, England, inparish St. Christopher Le Stock, gave a deposition incourtabout this encounter, Royster said, 'Words were passed betweenDR.IRBY and CAPTAIN HILL and IRBY called for his sword andROYSTER said hetook hold of the sword and told him to be civil.IRBY answered that hewould not be uncivil but only to defendhis horse.'Many depositions weremade in this court case. It is the one ofthe few court cases that havesurvived because Charles CityCounty was a burned county. During theCivil War the Yankeeswent into the courthouse and took the books andloose papers andburned them.From an e-mail from dated12/22/2002


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