Thomas Barbour (1735 - 1825)

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Nicknames: "Colonel Thomas Barbour"
Birthplace: Barboursville, Orange County, VA
Death: Died in Barboursville, Orange County, VA
Occupation: House of Burgess, Soldier and Politician
Managed by: Shelley Chrystal Mactyre
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About Thomas Barbour

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A005917

Thomas Barbour (1735 – May 16, 1825) was a prominent landowner and member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. Barbour was the father of James Barbour (18th Governor of Virginia and 11th United States Secretary of War) and Philip Pendleton Barbour (U.S. Congressman from Virginia and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court).

Thomas Barbour was born in 1735 in Orange County, Virginia. Barbour married Mary Pendleton Thomas, a first cousin of Edmund Pendleton, in 1771. Barbour served as Justice of the Peace for Orange County and held the position from 1768 until his death. From 1769 until 1775, Barbour represented Orange County in the Virginia House of Burgesses. Thomas died at Barboursville in 1825.

-------------------- Member of the VA house of Burgesses. Committeeman for Orange County and Colonel in the Revolutionary War.

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Col. Thomas Barbour, Sr.'s Timeline

Barboursville, Orange County, VA
December 18, 1771
Age 36
Orange, Virginia
June 10, 1775
Age 40
Barboursville, Orange County, Virginia, United States
Age 43
May 25, 1783
Age 48
Orange Co, VA
March 10, 1785
Age 50
June 18, 1813
Age 78
May 16, 1825
Age 90
Barboursville, Orange County, VA
Orange County, Virginia