Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1750/04/15 Nathaniel Burwell is born at Carter's Grove plantation in James City County to Carter Burwell and Lucy Grymes Burwell. Born Carter's Grove Williamsburg
1756/10/26 Nathaniel Burwell inherits a 5,800-acre (2,347 ha) estate from his father Carter Burwell, of Carter's Grove, James City County. Owner Carter Hall Millwood
1771/00/00 Having come of age, Nathaniel Burwell inherits control of a large landed estate in Tidewater Virginia and in the lower Shenandoah Valley, including his father's Carter's Grove plantation and mansion in James City County. Home Carter's Grove Williamsburg
1772/07/00 As a student at the College of William and Mary, Nathaniel Burwell receives the college's Botetourt Medal for scholarship. Education Wren Building, College of William and Mary Williamsburg
1772/11/06 Nathaniel Burwell is appointed to the James City County Court. Work
1772/11/28 Susanna Grymes of Middlesex County marries Nathaniel Burwell. They will have seven sons and one daughter. Groom
1774/00/00 Nathaniel Burwell becomes a colonel in the militia and serves on the James City County Committee. Military
1776/11/27 Nathaniel Burwell becomes county lieutenant, meaning that he is the commander of James City County's militia. Military
1778/00/00 Nathaniel Burwell represents James City County in the House of Delegates, 1778-1779 . Work
1782/00/00 Nathaniel Burwell is elected to represent James City County in the House of Delegates. Work
1785/00/00 Burwell-Morgan Mill is built for Nathaniel Burwell and Daniel Morgan who saw the advantage of the fall in Spour Run on property belonging to Colonel Burwell. Owner Burwell-Morgan Mill Millwood
1788/00/00 Nathaniel Burwell is one of two men elected to represent James City County in the Convention of 1788. Work
1788/06/25 With Patrick Henry pushing for a federal Bill of Rights, the delegates to the Virginia Convention ratify the US Constitution by a vote of 89 to 79 vote. Delegate from James City County Constitution of the United States Monumental Church Richmond
1788/07/24 Nathaniel Burwell's wife, Susanna Grymes Burwell dies. Widow
1789/01/24 Lucy Page Baylor, widow of George Baylor, marries Nathaniel Burwell. They will gone on to have five sons and three daughters. Groom
1790/00/00 By 1790, Nathaniel Burwell owns about 8,000 acres in the lower Shenandoah Valley. Owner Wren Building, College of William and Mary Williamsburg
1792/00/00 Carter Hall mansion is built for Nathaniel Burwell during 1792-1800. Home Carter Hall Millwood
1814/03/29 Nathaniel Burwell dies at Carter Hall. He is buried nearby in the Old Chapel cemetery. Died Old Chapel Millwood
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