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Harrison, Benjamin (c. 1726–1791), planter and revolutionary politician in America, was probably born at Berkeley, the family residence, in Charles City county, Virginia, the oldest surviving son of Benjamin Harrison (1701–1744/5), a prosperous planter, and Anne Carter (b. c.1699), the daughter of ...

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Lee, Richard Henry (1733–1794), revolutionary politician and planter in America, was born on 20 January 1733 in Westmoreland county, Virginia, the fourth of eight surviving children of Thomas Lee (1690–1750) and Hannah (1701–1750), daughter of Philip Ludwell of Green Spring, Virginia, and his wife, ...

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O'Neill, Sir Phelim Roe [Felim Ruadh] (1603–1653), landowner and insurgent, was the eldest son of Tirlough Oge O'Neill (d. 1608), landowner and heir to Sir Henry Oge O'Neill of Kinnard from co. Tyrone, and Catherine, daughter of Tirlough McHenry O'Neill of the ...

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Randolph, Peyton (1721/2–1775), planter and revolutionary politician in America, was probably born in Williamsburg, Virginia, the second of the three sons and one of the four children of Sir John Randolph (1693–1737), planter and speaker of the Virginia house of burgesses in 1734 and 1736, and ...