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Thomas Charlton (deceased)

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Jane Charlton (1766 - d.)

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Edward Charlton (deceased)

Edward Charlton practiced the trade of wigmaking for more than a half century and became one of the most important 18th-century wigmakers in Virginia. Many prominent men in Virginia, such as Thomas Jef...

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Sarah Charlton (c.1746 - c.1820)


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Richard Charlton (c.1730 - 1779)

Wigmaker Richard Charlton first appears in Colonial Williamsburg records in early 1760. His previous residence is unknown, although he may have emigrated directly from Alnwick, Northumberland, England....

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John Holt (1721 - 1784)

Holt was born in 1721 (exact date unknown), at colonial Williamsburg in the state of Virginia (USA). He received his formal schooling and training as a merchant in the colonial town. His brother-in-law...

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William Hunter (b. - 1761)

William Hunter (died August 14, 1761) was a colonial American newspaper publisher, book publisher, and printer in Williamsburg, Virginia. Shortly after the deaths of Hunter's parents, his sister Eliz...

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Margaret Miller (c.1734 - 1827)

"Peggy Miller"

Margaret Maupin married Robert Miller in 1763 in Albermarle, Fredericksmille Parish (Now Whitehall), Virginia. They had 11 known children: John, Robert, Thomas, Anna, Elizabeth, Luienna, Lavinia, Mary ...

7/18/2007 3/6/2015

Abstract of the Graves of Revolutionary Patriots indicates that William was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Luray, Page County, Virginia, USA. MEMORIAL : Sources (SEE "Timeline" events & "Media"): L...

7/23/2012 12/28/2014

William Robertson (1680 - 1740)

William Robertson was part of the Golden Horseshoe Expedition in 1716.

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John Fontaine (1693 - 1767)

Fontaine periodically kept a journal. Upon his arrival in the Virginia colony, the reader follows John to Williamsburg and the reader meets a host of powerful and influential gentlemen farmers of the...

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Matthew Shields (1688 - 1766)

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Hannah Osborne (1735 - 1782)

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Colonel Landon Carter I, of Sabine Hall MP (1710 - 1778)

"Colonel Landon Carter"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A020013 Son of Robert Carter, president of the Virginia council, and Elizabeth Landon, youngest daughter of Thomas Landon, of Credn...

7/19/2007 5/20/2014

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A020159 From Wikipedia: Cary was a member of the House of Burgesses from 1756 to 1776.[2] In 1764, he serv...

3/25/2007 5/19/2014

Dabney Carr (c.1743 - 1773)

Dabney Carr was born on October 26, 1743 at a thousand-acre Louisa County, Virginia farm named Bear Castle. He was the son of John Carr, grandson of Major Thomas Carr, and great-grandson of "Thomas Car...

1/18/2007 5/19/2014

Robert Bolling of Chellowe MP (1738 - 1775)

Robert Bolling was born on August 17, 1738, at Varina in Henrico County, the son of John Bolling and Elizabeth Blair Bolling and a great-great-grandson of Pocahontas and John Rolfe. He was a poet, plan...

7/2/2007 5/18/2014

Richard Bland, Continental Congress MP (1710 - 1776)

"Wvq Richard /Bland/", "Elizabeth /Blount/"

DAR A 011131, VA. Patriotic Service. BLAND, Richard, statesman, born in Virginia, 6 May 1710; died in Williamsburg, Virginia, 26 October 1776. He was educated at William and Mary College and at the...

7/4/2008 5/17/2014

Richard Bland of Jordan's Point MP (1665 - 1720)

"Wvq Hg Richard /Bland/"

Richard Bland (August 11, 1665 – April 1720), sometimes known as Richard Bland of Jordan's Point, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. He was the father of Richard Bland II, the son ...

6/2/2007 5/17/2014

John Louis Taylor was the first Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He was the only foreign Chief Justice in North Carolina state history. He served in North Carolina House of Commons; b...

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A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A045303 Marker Text: Essay: The naming of a county can provide a lesson in North Carolina history. W...

1/20/2008 5/5/2014

John James Beckley (August 4, 1757 – April 8, 1807) was an American political campaign manager and the first Librarian of the United States Congress, from 1802 to 1807. He is credited with being...

10/5/2010 4/30/2014

Robert Andrews (1748 - 1804)

Robert Andrews (1748 – 1804) was a Colonial/American clergyman, professor and Virginia politician. He was one of the thirteen men, including only a handful of clergymen, to sign the agreement ...

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Rev. James Henderson (1764 - 1818)

REVEREND JAMES HENDERSON (1764-1818) came to Virginia from Scotland after the Revolution. He was rector of Westover parish, 1790-92, and rector of York-Hampton parish, 1793-97. He was also a professo...

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Robert Beverley, Jr (1673 - 1722)

"Robert Beverley", "the Historian"

author of "The History of Virginia: In Four Parts" Birth: 1673 Death: 1722 LDs record Family links: Parents: Robert Beverely (1641 - 1687) Spouse: Ursula Byrd (1681 - 1698) Burial: Jam...

11/27/2008 12/30/2013

Ursula Beverley (Byrd) (1681 - 1698)


Birth: Nov. 29, 1681 Henrico County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 31, 1698 Jamestown James City County Virginia, USA Daughter of William and Mary (Horsemenden) Byrd Wife of Robert Beverley Jr and the g...

8/14/2007 12/30/2013

Anne Skipwith MP (1743 - 1779)

Lady Anne Skipwith attended at ball at the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia. She became miffed at her husband, Peyton Skipwith, and raced back to the Wythe house where she was staying at the...

5/29/2009 12/20/2013

Edward "Blackbeard" Teach MP (1680 - 1718)


Edward Teach (c. 1680 – 22 November 1718), better known as Blackbeard, was a notorious English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the eastern coast of the American colonies during th...

11/17/2009 12/20/2013

Mary Nicholson (deceased)

Mary Waters was the wife of Robert Nicholson, a tailor and merchant in Williamsburg, Virginia. She was the mother of 8 children.

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Robert Nicholson (1725 - 1797)

Robert Nicolson was born in England; his emigration date is not known. He was a successful tailor and merchant in Williamsburg, Virginia and built a home at the east end of York Street, below the Capit...

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Sir William Cocke MD (c.1672 - 1720)


Dr. William Cocke was Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1709, and member of the King's Council in 1713.

1/2/2009 12/18/2013

Josiah Chowning (deceased)

Josiah Chowning was a tavern keeper in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Dr. Thomas Walker MP (1715 - 1794)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A119663 Dr. Thomas Walker (1714 - 1794) Thomas Walker was born in King and Queen County, the son of Dr. Thomas Walker, Sr. and Su...

6/28/2008 10/25/2013

Dr. Archibald Blair, Apothecary MP (c.1657 - 1736)

Emigrated from Scotland to the colony of Virginia. Archibald Blair, a brother of the more famous James Blair, founder of the College of William and Mary. For an understanding of the place of Dr. Arch...

11/12/2007 10/25/2013

Mary Carter (Jackson) MP (1738 - 1795)

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Sarah Jackson MP (c.1718 - 1781)

"Sally Tyler", "Sally"

From Jane Jackson Kimble and Jack McAnally's page on Sarah "Sally" Tyler: ID: I106 Name: Sarah 'Sally" Tyler Surname: Tyler Given Name: Sarah 'Sally" Sex: F Birth: ABT 1718 in Stafford Co...

9/25/2008 10/24/2013

Francis Jackson, II MP (c.1710 - c.1782)


From Jane Jackson Kimble and Jack McAnally's page on Francis Jackson II: ID: I105 Name: Francis Jackson II Surname: Jackson Given Name: Francis Suffix: II Sex: M Birth: BEF 1710 in Over...

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Jane Fielder (Jackson) MP (deceased)

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Alexander D. Galt (1771 - d.)

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William Fielder MP (1744 - 1808)

educated at the College of William and Mary received his medical education in Edinburgh and Paris was a surgeon in the Hudson Bay Company for a time returned to Williamsburg, Virginia and began t...

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John Thomas, of Queen's Creek MP (1585 - c.1653)

JOHN THOMAS, born in Wales 1585-1590, arrived in Jamestown 24 May 1610. He later lived near Williamsbug, Viriginia, on the north side of Queen's Creek in the County of Yorke, raising his sons with his ...

3/23/2007 10/8/2013

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of AIDE-DE-CAMP. DAR Ancestor # A094169 Birth: Aug. 10, 1753 Death: Sep. 13, 1813 Politician. Statesman. Edmund was born at Tazewell ...

6/23/2009 10/8/2013

Moses Tyler (1778 - 1861)

"There is an alternate tree to Pres. John Tyler being that his father John Tyler w. Mary Marot Armistead parents were Henry Tyler(1725-1777) w. Alice Strother. made a generic notation th...

7/29/2007 10/8/2013

Henry Tazewell (November 27, 1753 – January 24, 1799) was an American politician who was instrumental in the early government of the U.S. state of Virginia. He was born in Brunswick County, Virg...

9/3/2007 10/8/2013

) John Walker (February 13, 1744 – December 2, 1809) was a public official from Virginia. Walker was born in Virginia, the son of Dr. Thomas Walker. He received private education before at...

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Blair Munro Henderson (1800 - 1801)

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John Henderson (1797 - 1797)

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James Henderson (1795 - 1795)

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Major Peyton Short (1761 - 1825)

Peyton Short (December 17, 1761 – September 1, 1825) was a land speculator and politician in Kentucky. He was a member of the first Kentucky Senate. He was the brother of William Short; he marri...

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William Short (1759 - 1849)

William Short (1759–1849) was Thomas Jefferson's private secretary when he was ambassador in Paris, from 1786 to 1789. Jefferson, later the third President of the United States, referred to Shor...

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James Blair (1770 - 1791)

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Jane Henderson (1760 - 1800)

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James Mercer (1736 - 1793)

"William James Mercer"

) James Mercer (February 26, 1736 – October 31, 1793), also known as William James Mercer, was born in Virginia at Malborough plantation on February 26, 1736. He was the son of John Mercer a...

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"William Parks might be the most astonished person of all to learn that his “Virginia Gazette” survives intact nearly 270 years after he published the first four-page edition on Aug. 6, 1...

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Stephen Hamlin, Sr. (1625 - 1665)

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Jean Pasteur MP (1655 - 1741)

Barber and wig maker in Williamsburg, Virginia. from:

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Mary Pasteur MP (1659 - 1727)

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Elizabeth Shields (1704 - 1737)

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Elizabeth Booker (c.1726 - 1764)

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John Shields (b. - 1772)

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Jones (deceased)

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Anna Maria Jones (1685 - d.)

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Jones (deceased)

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Elizabeth Jones (1653 - 1678)

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Frances Custis (1685 - 1714)

"Here lies the Body of Mrs Frances Custis daughter of Daniel Park Esqr who departed this life March the 14th 1714/15 In the 29th year of her Age." The tombstone and remains were moved from the Queen'...

8/14/2007 5/13/2013

Anne Percy MP (c.1613 - 1661)


Citation given by Wikipedia (entry for John West) to support John West's marriage to Anne Percy , daughter of George Percy and Anne Floyd: John West married Anne Percy, daughter of George Percy and A...

7/26/2008 5/11/2013

Anne Sullivant (c.1681 - d.)

Anne (Pasteur) Marot Sullivant operated Marot's Ordinary in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia with first husband, John Marot, and second husband Timothy Sullivant until 1738 when she leased it to John Ta...

11/27/2007 4/22/2013

Capt. John Rogers of VA MP (1609 - 1680)

Capt. John Rogers Birth: 16 APR 1609 in Edinburg, Midlothian, scotland Death: 1680 Burial: Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, Virginia Notes "The information on John is very confusing. Some mak...

2/1/2009 4/1/2013

US Congressman. Served in the United States Army during the War of 1812 as a Captain of Cavalry. He was elected to represent Virginia's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, servi...

8/22/2008 3/30/2013

Rev. Robert Rose MP (1703 - 1751)

from Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume II VIII--Prominent Persons Was born in Scotland in 1705, was ordained for the ministry, and came to Virginia in 1725, where he was given charge of St...

8/2/2008 3/23/2013

John Jones, Sr. (1744 - 1821)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor A062349 From "THE HISTORY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF THE JERSEY SETTLERS OF ADAMS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI" Vol II page 401: John Jones w...

11/16/2008 3/7/2013

Elizabeth Archer (1656 - 1727)

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Ann Barber (b. - 1684)

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William Barber (c.1675 - d.)

William BARBER Major died in , York, VA. Justice 1705, Burgess 1710, Church Warden York-Hampton Parish 1703.Also in rec ords of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Va. Parents: Thomas BARBER Capt. and ...

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Margaret Thomson MP (1690 - 1735)


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Edward Nott, Governor MP (1657 - 1706)

Edward Nott, lieutenant-governor of Virginia under the Earl of Orkney, from August 18, 1705, to August 23, 1706, was born in England in 1657. He served very gallantly in the West Indies as major and co...

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Henry Tyler, II (1664 - 1729)

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John Palmer (b. - 1760)

John Palmer with Benjamin Waller and Bedford Davenport, were sworn attorneys in York Court (according to Act of Assembly) November 15, 1742. Agnes Hillard, in her will (proved 1746) directs a ring of t...

2/26/2013 2/26/2013

Col. Daniel Parke, Jr. MP (1669 - 1710)

Children of Col. Daniel Parke, Jr./II and Jane Ludwell: Frances and Lucy Parke. Daniel Parke, II/Jr. also had 2 illegitimate children prior to his marriage to Jane Ludwell: Julius Caesar Parke, b...

8/14/2007 2/13/2013

Daniel Parke, Sr. MP (1628 - 1679)

Daniel Parke of London, Esquire. Will 11 August 1677; proved 16 September 1679. To my son Daniel Parke all my Plantations and Negroes in Virginia, and to the heirs male; failing heirs male, to the he...

7/22/2007 2/13/2013

James Whaley (1651 - 1701)

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Matthew Whaley (1696 - 1705)

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Ethel Goodwin (1887 - 1954)

6/3/2012 2/8/2013

Benjamin Weldon (1673 - 1776)

1/4/2009 2/8/2013

William Rind (1733 - d.)

William Rind , born in Annapolis in 1733, was reared there as apprentice to the public printer, Jonas Green. During the 7-year period of his partnership with Green (1758-65) young Rind acquired town pr...

2/7/2013 2/7/2013

Clementina Rind (deceased)

Clementina Rind, Printer Clementina Rind (1740-1774), printer & newspaper editor, wife of William Rind, public printer in Maryland & Virginia, is said to have been a native of Maryland. She may have ...

2/7/2013 2/7/2013

Augustine Davis (deceased)

Peachy (Davenport) Purdie's sister Martha and her husband Augustine Davis took over the operation of Alexander Purdie’s printing office while Purdie’s surviving sons were underage. from:

2/7/2013 2/7/2013

Martha Davis (deceased)

Peachy (Davenport) Purdie's sister Martha and her husband Augustine Davis took over the operation of Alexander Purdie’s printing office while Purdie’s surviving sons were underage. from:

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Alexander Purdie married Peachy Davenport, a local spinster of good family who owned property of her own, and was six years older than he. from:

7/9/2011 2/7/2013

Alexander Purdie (b. - 1779)

Alexander Purdie was born by 1743, perhaps in Scotland, but his birthplace is not stated in surviving records. He was in Williamsburg working in Joseph Royle’s printing office by 1764 and possib...

2/7/2013 2/7/2013

George Mercer (1733 - 1784)

) Eldest son of John Mercer, of "Marlborough," was born June 23, 1733, was educated at William and Mary College; was lieutenant and captain in Washington's First Virginia Regiment in the French and I...

6/1/2009 2/7/2013

) Birth: 1727 Williamsburg City Virginia, USA Death: Jun. 30, 1784, England Lawyer. Known as "John the Tory". Succeeded his brother, Peyton, as King's Attorney in 1766, appointed by Governor Faqu...

11/14/2007 2/6/2013

Arianna Randolph (1727 - 1801)

"Ariana Jenings"

Arianna Jennings Randolph was born 1729/1730 in Annapolis, Maryland and died February 1801 in London, England; she is buried there. She is also known as Ariana Jenings . Parents: second child of Hon....

9/25/2008 2/6/2013

John James Flournoy (deceased)

John James Flournoy was the second husband of Martha Washington's grandmother. He was a watch maker in Williamsburg, Virginia. He came to Williamsburg around 1717. Sources: \RR1201.xml

2/6/2013 2/6/2013

Col. James Bray (1630 - 1690)


The Bray arms are on the tombs of the first and second David Bray in Bruton churchyard, Williamsburg, VA. They correspond with the arms of Bray in the Visitation of Nottingham in 1614. Arms: Azure a ...

6/21/2008 1/31/2013

Col. Thomas Ballard, Speaker, House of Burgesses MP (c.1630 - 1689)

"The Emmigrant"

See Ballard of Virginia: Thomas Ballard of James City County, Virginia (1630-1690) for a family tree and documented evidence for this Thomas Ballard. "Thomas Ballard of James City county, born in 163...

5/23/2008 1/27/2013

Gideon Macon, Sr. MP (1637 - 1701)

"Mekins", "Meacon", "G.", "de macon"

He was a lawyer and represented New Kent County in the Burgesses (1693-1702). He was a colonel in the county militia. He was an early vestryman of Bruton parish, Williamsburg, Virginia, from 1668 to 17...

7/5/2008 1/27/2013

Robert Page of "Janeville" MP (1765 - 1840)

DAR Ancestor #: A085888 US Congressman. He attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia, but left before graduating to to join the Revolutionary Army, serving as a captain. Following the war,...

8/17/2010 1/9/2013

Burwell Bassett, Jr. (1764 - 1841)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Virginia's 8th, 12th, 13th, and 22nd Districts in the United States House of Representatives, as well as At-Large, serving from 1805 to 1813, 1815 to 1819, and 1821...

7/9/2007 11/17/2012

David D. Minitree (1710 - c.1770)

Carter's Grove Plantation was built by Carter Burwell in 1750-53 to the design probably of Richard Taliaferro. David Minitree, of Williamsburg, was the contractor-builder. David Minitree was a brickmak...

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