Markham of Chesterfield
      Ancestors and Descendants of John Markham

William Markham

Male Abt 1736 - 1781


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  • Born  Abt 1736  Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Oct 1781  Yorktown, Yorktown (city), Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3  markhamchest
    Last Modified  7 Jan 2016 

    Father  John Markham,   b. Abt 1700, Kilkenny Co, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, Chesterfield Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine "Catalina" Mathews,   b. Abt 1722, Orange Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1770, Chesterfield Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Wathen,   b. Abt 1745,   d. Abt 1782, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1765  Chesterfield Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Markham,   b. Abt 1767, Chesterfield Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Markham,   b. Abt 1773, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >3. Catherine Markham,   b. Abt 1775, Chesterfield Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833-1835, Chesterfield Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Rebecca Markham,   b. Abt 1777, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >5. Judith Markham,   b. 30 Mar 1780, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1855, Giles Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet

  • Biographies
    Markham, William
    Markham, William
    William Markham, son of John Markham, may have been named for his father's oldest brother William . . Several things have hinted that William Markham might have been the oldest son . . We know that William Markham married Mary Wathen . . No marriage record has been located.

    Sketches
    Sketch: Siege of Yorktown - William Markham and Mary Wathen
    Sketch: Siege of Yorktown - William Markham and Mary Wathen
    William Markham and Mary Wathen were two of a company of Virginians who gave their lives during America’s War for Independence. William Markham is not among the records of the DAR. He does not even appear on a Virginia Militia list. But, the remembrance of a great-granddaughter marks his service to us all. PDF
    Sketch: Markham Brothers in the American Revolution
    Sketch: Markham Brothers in the American Revolution
    The Markham family was well regarded in Chesterfield county Virginia, and it is not surprising that they filled roles of leadership in the community. At the beginning of the war, in 1775, possibly all of the Markham brothers were in Chesterfield county Virginia. PDF