FITZHUGH, William, (1741 - 1809)


FITZHUGH, William, a Delegate from Virginia; born in Eagles Nest, King George County, Va., August 24, 1741; pursued classical studies with private teachers; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of delegates in 1776 and 1777; Member of the Continental Congress in 1779; again a member of the State house of delegates in 1780, 1781, 1787, and 1788; served in the State senate 1781-1785; died in Ravensworth, Fairfax County, Va., June 6, 1809; interment in the private cemetery on the Ravensworth estate.