William Beverley (ca. 1696-1756)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

William Beverley’s son, Robert Beverley (ca. 1740-1800), sent his portrait to England to be repaired by Robert Edge Pine in 1775. His parents were Robert Beverley (d. 1722) and Ursula Byrd Beverley. He was the husband of Elizabeth Bland Beverley. The portrait hung at Blandfield Plantation and was painted before 1756. The portrait is now missing.

“I have sent my Fathers & Mothers Pictures to be repaired by Pine, if alive, or any other Person you may approve.” – Robert Beverley to Samuel Athawes, June/July 1775 in the Robert Beverley Letterbook, 1761-1793. Microfilm, Rockefeller Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

See: Encyclopedia Virginia

Family: Beverley
Decade: Unknown
Attributes: man