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Francis Hume

Birthplace: Spotsylvania County, virginia
Death: Died in Culpeper County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of "Immigrant George" Hume and Elizabeth Hume
Husband of Elizabeth Hume
Father of Nancy Sharp; Charles Edward Hume; Armistead Hume; Francis Hume; Peter Hume and 4 others
Brother of George Hume, III; John Hume, Sr.; William Hume; Charles Hume, Sr. and James Hume

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About Francis Hume

Francis Hume

Originally submitted by wanmfarm1 to Hume Family by MSB on 29 Jun 2007

Information on George Hume, Jr., Jane Stanton, and their children from

"History of the Hume Family" by John Robert Hume, published 1903,Chapters XIII and XIV - HUMES IN KENTUCKY and HUMES IN KENTUCKY, MISSOURI AND THE FAR WEST, pages 74-115.

"Memorial to George Hume, Esquire, Crown Surveyor of Virginia and Washington's Teacher of Surveying. With Notes on His Life." by Lieutenant-Colonel Edgar Erskin Hume, M.C., United States Army.

page 372

      2. Francis, born in Spotsylvania County, 1730; became a planter and received grants of land from the Crown and from Lord Fairfax as Proprietor of the Northern Neck; served in the Culpeper County Militia in the French and Indian War (Seven Years War); Captain of the Virginia State Line in the Revolution; was an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia. His father wrote to his brother, Captain John Hume, Royal Navy, in 1754: "I have taken your advise about my sons. I have two now of age, Geo. and Francis . . .Francis is the planter & I am in hopes he will do very well." Married Elizabeth, daughter of James Duncan of Hamilton Parish, Fauquier County,Virginia, 30 August 1763; died in Culpeper County, Virginia, 1813, leaving issue: Elizabeth, Nancy, Charles (First Lieutenant in the War of1813), James, Armistead, Benjamin, Francis, [Lewis], and [Peter].
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Francis Hume's Timeline

Spotsylvania County, virginia
Age 26
Age 28
Culpeper County, Province of Virginia
Age 30
August 13, 1763
Age 33
Fauquier County, Virginia
Age 83
Culpeper County, Virginia