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Philip Lightfoot III (1728 - 1787)

Col Philip Lightfoot III
Born in Charles City, Charles, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1748 in Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Burke Co., GA, USAmap
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


Note: Old historic home in Williamsburg, VA that belonged to him.
He left Williamsburg for Antigua for about ten years and then moved to Georgia in the mid 1760s.
There is a Collection of papers on him at William and Mary.
There is also a colletion of papers in Columbia, called the Leonardo Andres Collection that mentions a Philip Lightfoot from VA.

Step Siblings on _____'s side : Lucy Burwell, Nathaniel Bacon Burwell, Full siblings: William Lightfoot, John Lightfoot, Lewis Lightfoot, Armistead Lightfoot, Hannah Armistead, Half Siblings on mom's side: Charles R.i. Morehead, Joseph Morehead, Alexander Morehead, Elizabeth Brixstraw Rixey, Samuel Morehead, Presley Morehead,


  • WikiTree profile Lightfoot-242 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: 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:
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  • Unsourced family tree handed down to Leslie Williamson.

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Lightfoot-1122 and Lightfoot-242 appear to represent the same person because: Similar details / same Family
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posted by Graeme Olney
see page 106, Lightfoot Family

Lyon G. Tyler The William and Mary Quarterly Vol. 3, No. 2 (Oct., 1894), pp. 104-111 Published by: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture DOI: 10.2307/1914585 Stable URL:

"Philip was dead before his father (1748)."

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett
detached son Philip, Lightfoot-250, born 1751. See his profile for details.
posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett

Rejected matches › William Lightfoot (1720-1805)

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