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Valentine Peyton

Member From: 1663 - 1664

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  • Birth Date: before July 31, 1627 Birth Place:London, England
  • Death Date: approximately 1664-1665
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Frances Gerard, daughter of Thomas Gerard, married (first) Colonel Thomas Speke; (second) Valentine Peyton; (third) Captain John Appleton; (fourth) Colonel John Washington
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  • Military Service: Lieutenant Colonel, Westmoreland County militia
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  • Additional Info: ​Valentine Peyton was the son of Henry Peyton of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex County, England, a royalist, and was baptized in St. Dunstan's Church, West End, London in 1627.  He came to Virginia approx. 1650.
    Valentine Peyton died shortly after the 1664 session; Gerrard Fowke repaced him in the 1665 session.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Justice of the court, Westmoreland County
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1661-1676 Westmoreland

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