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  • ID: I450510
  • Name: John PAGE
  • RELA: 10th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 APR 1743 in Gloucester Co., VA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia BET 4 MAR 1789 AND 3 MAR 1797
  • Event: Elected Governor of Virginia BET 1802 AND 1805
  • Death: 11 OCT 1808 in Richmond, VA
  • Title: Gov.
  • Event: Pic Gov. John Page
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    PAGE, John, (brother of Mann Page), a Representative from Virginia; born at "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va., April 17, 1743; was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., in 1763; served under Washington in an expedition against the French and Indians; delegate to the state constitutional convention in 1776; lieutenant governor of Virginia 1776- 1779; raised a regiment of militia from Gloucester County; colonel in the Revolutionary Army; member of the state house of delegates 1781-1783 and 1785-1788; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the First, Second, and Third Congresses and reelected as a Republican to the Fourth Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1797); again a member of the state house of delegates in 1797, 1798, 1800; and 1801; governor of Virginia 1802-1805; appointed United States commissioner of loans for Virginia and held office until his death in Richmond, Va., October 11, 1808; interment in St. John's Churchyard.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Mann PAGE , Jr. b: 8 DEC 1716 in Gloucester Co., VA
    Mother: Alice GRYMES b: 10 AUG 1724 in Middlesex Co., VA

    Marriage 1 Frances BURWELL b: 1747 in Isle of Wight Co., VA
    • Married: 1765
    Children
    1. Has Children Mann PAGE b: 1766 in Gloucester Co., VA
    2. Has No Children Sarah Burwell PAGE b: 1771 in Gloucester Co., VA
    3. Has No Children Frances PAGE b: 20 FEB 1776 in Gloucester Co., VA

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