Explore By:

 Please turn your device to landscape view for wide tables like those below.

William Presley

Member From: 1647 - 1648

Member image
  • Birth Date: Birth Place:
  • Death Date: 1657
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse:
  • Children: William, Peter
  • Religion:
  • Education:
  • Military Service:
  • Occupation/Profession:
  • Additional Info: ​Son William Presley represented Northumberland county during the long assembly of 1661-1676, but was returned to "Bacon's Assembly" in June 1676.  After the restoration of Governor Berkeley, he was again a representative and is remembered for his saying that "he believed that the governor would have hanged half the country, if they had let him alone."   Son Peter Presley represented Northumberland county in 1676, 1684 and 1691 and also served as a Justice of the county.  He was father of Peter Presley, of "Northumberland House."
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1647-1648 Northumberland

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

Search What's This?

Advanced Search