Henry Soane

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Henry Soane
13th Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses
In office
1661–1661
Preceded byTheodorick Bland of Westover
Succeeded byRobert Wynne
Personal details
Born1622
Died1661
Virginia
Spouse(s)Judith
ChildrenHenry Jr., Judith Soane Randolph, John, Elizabeth, William
ResidenceJames City County, Virginia
OccupationFarmer

Henry Soane (1622–1661) was a Virginia politician and landowner. He emigrated to Virginia around 1651, settling in James City County along the Chickahominy River. He served in the House of Burgesses 1652–55, 1658, and 1660–61, and was its Speaker in 1661.[1] He is also the 2nd great grandfather of President Thomas Jefferson.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kukla, pp. 61-62

References[edit]

  • Kukla, Jon (1981). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1643–1776. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library. ISBN 0-88490-075-4.