Thomas Ludwell
Mary Cottington
Gov. Philip Ludwell of the Carolinas
(Abt 1638-1704)


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Lucy Burwell Higginson

Gov. Philip Ludwell of the Carolinas 45

  • Born: Abt 1638 45
  • Marriage: Lucy Burwell Higginson
  • Died: 1704, Stratford LeBow, Middlesex, England about age 66 45

bullet  General Notes:

Gov. of Carolina, and later of the Virginia Council. Vol. 2, p. 139 : "[ms. of William Lee, dated London, September, 177-, the last figure not known, but just before the war, as is evident from the document itself. Its author was one of the six sons of Thomas Lee] After some time old Philip Ludwell returned to England. . . . His son Philip remained in Virginia, where his father had acquired a considerable estate, and married a Harrison, by whom he had two daughters--Lucy, the eldest, married a Colonel Grymes, who was of the Council in Virginia, and Hannah, who married the before-mentioned Thomas Lee-- and one son, Philip. This Philip was, as his father had been, of the Council of Virginia. He married a Grymes, by whom he had several children--most of whom died in their infancy; and in the year 1753 his wife died; in 1760 he came over to England for his health, and in the year 1767 he died here, when the male line of Ludwell became extinct. He left heiresses three daughters--Hannah Philippa, Frances, and Lucy; the second is since dead unmarried."


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Governor. 45 Governor of North Carolina 1689-1691; of the Virginia Council.

Residence: Gloucester County, Virginia and England. 45


Philip married Lucy Burwell Higginson, daughter of Capt. Robert Higginson and Joanna Torkesy. (Lucy Burwell Higginson was born about 1632 in Gloucester County, Virginia 45 and died on 26 Nov 1675 in Fairfield, Gloucester County, VA 11,45.)

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