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Rev. Adam Empie I D.D. MP (1785 - 1860)

Rev. Adam Empie, I b. September 7, 1785 Schenectady, New York d. Nov. 6, 1860 Wilmington, North Carolina Parents: Johannes Empie October 3, 1731-February 20, 1810 and Annatie Empie c. 1746-November 1...

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John Nicholas (c.1764 - 1819)

) John Nicholas (January 19, 1764– December 31, 1819) was an American lawyer, farmer, and politician from Williamsburg, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the U.S. House from 1793 to 1801. ...

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Col. John Waller, II (c.1673 - 1754)

Colonel John Waller of “Enfield’. King William County, Virginia, and later of “Newport” in Spotsylvania, was the son of Doctor John Waller of Newport Pagnell, Bucks, England...

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Winifred de Calmes (1709 - 1751)

Her ancestors are not definitively known but it is surmised that she descends from Sir William Waller (born in 1527), a celebrated Parliamentary General two of whose descendants, Edmund and John Waller...

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Marquis Guillame de Calmes (c.1705 - c.1755)

"MARQUIS CALMES, a French Huguenot nobleman, was born in France in 1705. In 1726, he left his native country and sailed for Virginia, giving up his titles and great estates to seek a home in a land of ...

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Ambrose Cobb, Sr. MP (1662 - 1718)

Ambrose Cobbs became a church warden of Bruton Parish, at Williamsburg, and his name can be found today on a plaque commemorating the early history of that parish, on the wall of Bruton Parish Church, ...

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William Evelyn Byrd, II, "The Black Swan" of Westover MP (1674 - 1744)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Colonel William Byrd II (28 March 1674 – 26 August 1744) was a planter, slave owner and author from Charles City County, Virginia. He is considere...

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William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (1869 - 1939)

The Reverend Dr. William Archer Rutherfoord Goodwin (June 18, 1869 – September 7, 1939) (or W.A.R. Goodwin as he preferred) was the rector of Bruton Parish Church who began the 20th century effo...

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Col. William Beverley MP (1697 - 1756)

Col. William Beverley was born circa 1698. He was a member of the House of Burgesses at Virginia. He also owned 'Beverley Manor', Augusta Co., VA; 118,490 acres. He was Clerk of the County between 17...

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Richard Taliaferro, Jr. (1732 - 1789)

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Richard Taliaferro MP (1705 - 1779)

Richard was a planter as well as the colonial architect and builder of Williamsburg, Virginia. Richard built the Wythe House for his daughter, Elizabeth and her husband, George Wythe. He also built t...

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Armistead Burwell (1718 - 1754)

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Christian Burwell (1727 - 1784)

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Mary Blair (1707 - 1768)

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Mary Burdett (deceased)

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Christina Campbell (c.1723 - 1792)

Christiana Campbell (ca. 1723–1792) Christiana Campbell was a tavern-keeper in Williamsburg from 1755 until the late 1770s. Campbell, who was raised in Williamsburg, opened her tavern to suppo...

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Jenny, slave of John Burdett (deceased)

INVENTORY OF ESTATE OF JOHN BURDETT 1746, AUGUST 27 Print this document INVENTORY and APPRAISMENT of the Estate of John Burdett decd. Augst. 27th 1746. 1 pr. Stilyards 7/6. 1 Field Bedstead 12/. �...

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Bell, slave of John Burdett (deceased)

INVENTORY OF ESTATE OF JOHN BURDETT 1746, AUGUST 27 Print this document INVENTORY and APPRAISMENT of the Estate of John Burdett decd. Augst. 27th 1746. 1 pr. Stilyards 7/6. 1 Field Bedstead 12/. �...

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John Burdett (b. - c.1746)

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Shropshire, slave of John Burdett (deceased)

INVENTORY OF ESTATE OF JOHN BURDETT 1746, AUGUST 27 Print this document INVENTORY and APPRAISMENT of the Estate of John Burdett decd. Augst. 27th 1746. 1 pr. Stilyards 7/6. 1 Field Bedstead 12/. �...

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Rev. William Yates (1720 - 1764)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating he was "President William Yates", referring to William & Mary College. William Yates[2] was bo...

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Judge Robert Carter Nicholas, Sr. MP (1728 - 1780)

Born 1728 Graduate of College of William & Mary Able lawyer Served 10 years as burgess Died 1780 Conservative Virginia patriot A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ances...

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Thomas Meriwether Gilmer (1763 - 1817)

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Peachy Ridgeway Gilmer, Captain (1737 - 1789)

né le 6 mars 1738?

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George Gilmer, Dr. MP (1700 - 1757)

Dr. George Gilmer (1700 – January 15, 1757) served as mayor of Williamsburg, Virginia, from 1746 to 1747. Gilmer was born near Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1700. He studied medicine at the Edinburg...

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George Walker Gilmer, Jr. (1742 - 1795)

Married his first cousin Lucy Walker, daughter of his mother's brother Dr. Thomas Walker. See photos of his three (3) commemorative stones in the family cemetery in the "Media" section of this profile.

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Beverley Rowsey, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Patsey Rowsey, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Nelly Stith, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Janny Rowsey, liberated slave of Mary Stith (deceased)

Was the liberated slave of Mary Stith. The will of Mary Stith was made in 1813. Her dwelling house and lot were devised to a former slave, Jenny; the tin shop to Jenny's granddaughters, Jenny and Pat...

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Mary "Polly" Stith (c.1739 - 1816)

Stith, Mary Anderson, Ro., Account Books, etc., 1808-1812. Virginia Historical Society. p. 44. In the name of God, Amen, I Mary Stith of the City of Williamsburg being weak in body but in per...

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Judith Stith (c.1715 - 1745)

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Elizabeth Pasteur (1730 - 1773)

Wife of William Pasteur owner of Williamsburg, Virginia apothecary.

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William Pasteur (1737 - 1791)

Dr. William Pasteur served as a surgeon in the Virginia line during the Revolutionary war, He .established his first Williamsburg shop in 1759. He then combined forces with John M. Galt and open the Pa...

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John Coke (1704 - 1767)

Silversmith and tavern keeper in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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John Coke (1762 - 1822)

Tavern keeper. Operated the Raleigh Tavern, where George Washington liked to stay whenever he was in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Col. Jesse Ewell (c.1743 - 1805)

Colonel Jessie and his wife and young children lived at the Bel Air mansion in Prince William County VA. A frequent guest at the house was Thomas Jefferson, who had been a chum of Jesse's whem they bot...

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Eliza Coke (1803 - 1868)

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Philip Ludwell, Colonial Governor of Carolina MP (c.1638 - c.1716)

Governor of Carolina In office 1691–1694 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 24th Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses In office ...

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Thomas Ludwell (b. - 1678)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery. Bruton Parish was named in honor of Thomas and Philip Ludwell from Bruton, England, who moved to Virginia and lived near Williamsburg, and were libe...

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James Anderson (1739 - 1798)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A002429 Excavations on the site of James Anderson’s blacksmith shop were held between June 2000 and February 2001. The excava...

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Hannah Anderson (1740 - 1798)

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Col. Thomas Bray (1630 - 1693)

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Judith Bray (1670 - 1720)

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Colonel David Bray (1666 - c.1717)

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Kitty, slave of Elizabeth Harrison (deceased)

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Betsey, slave of Benjamin Harrison (deceased)

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Nathan, slave of Benjamin Harrison (deceased)

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Little Aggy, slave of Benjamin Harrison (deceased)

Little Aggy is described as mulatto.

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Secondia, slave of Peyton Randolph (b. - c.1780)

Secordia (idenitified as sickly, died between 1775 and 1783)

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Henry, slave of Elizabeth Rickman (deceased)

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Aggy, slave of Elizabeth Rickman (c.1735 - 1780)

Born ca. 1735 Place of birth unknown Possibly born to one of Benjamin Harrison's slaves at Berkeley or another Harrison property in Virginia Brothers and/or sisters unknown One of 27 domestic s...

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Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette MP (1757 - 1834)

DAR Ancestor # is A067795 He was in the service of France with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. See - Wikipedia... Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (French pronuncia...

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Barbara "Barbry" Hoy (deceased)

Went by nickname Barbry Married Alexander Hoy Mother of two daughters Supported her family through war Widowed around 1782 Respectable local family Barbara Hoy was a married woman by the ...

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Elizabeth Hoy (deceased)

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Mary Hoy (1765 - d.)

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Alexander Hoy (b. - c.1782)

Had relatives in Williamsburg Worked as carpenter, shoemaker, juror, and guard Married Barbry Hoy, had two daughters Fell into debt Joined the Army in 1776 Died 1782 Joined kinsmen in Wil...

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William Holt (1737 - 1791)

Born 1737 Williamsburg landowner and entrepreneur Died 1791 Area merchant and entrepreneur William Holt was a merchant, entrepreneur, and landowner in Williamsburg, Yorktown, and James City C...

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James Tarpley (1728 - 1764)

James Tarpley was a merchant in colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. He built a store on a lot purchased from Henry Wetherburn.

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Dr. Peter Hay (b. - 1766)

Husband of Grissell Hay.--------------------Dr. Peter Hay, a prominent physician, rented his house and shop at the corner of Queen and Duke of Gloucester Streets in 1740. He put up a rebus sign with a ...

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Grissell Hay (b. - 1778)

Birth date unknown Wife of apothecary Peter Hay Widowed in 1766 Died 1778 Grissell Hay was the wife of the apothecary Peter Hay. Widowed in 1766, she sold some of his estate at public auction...

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Gaby, slave of James Burwell (c.1728 - d.)

Gaby was a slave who belonged to James Burwell at King's Creek Plantation near the York River. King's Creek had been established by the Burwell family in the mid-17th century and had a long-settled sla...

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Dorothea "Dolly" Winston MP (1757 - 1831)

Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge (1755 - 1831) In her obituary, DOROTHEA SPOTSWOOD DANDRIDGE HENRY WINSTON was acclaimed to be “of the ancient Dandridge family.” Yes, she was of this ...

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Mary Aggie, slave of Susanna Allen (deceased)

Mary Aggie was a slave who became a principal in a court case that changed Virginia's statute law. Although unsuccessful in suing for her freedom in 1728, she demonstrated her belief in Christianity to...

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William Evelyn Byrd, of Westover MP (1652 - 1704)

For another picture go to the Media section. William Evelyn Byrd, I immigrated to Virginia in March 1669 (Julian Calendar). William, I & Maria/Mary? (Horsmanden) Byrd were married in 1673 in VA, an...

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James Shields (c.1633 - 1712)

James Shields was born 1633 (or 1635) in County Armagh, Ireland. He died 1712 in Newcastle, Delaware. Married to ? 1654 - 1686 James Shields was probably responsible for a greater portion of the ...

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Hannah Shields (c.1660 - 1739)

Hannah (or Anne) Shields operated Shield's Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia with her husband, John. The Tavern began as Marot's Ordinary, owned and operated by her parents. Sources: Offi...

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Timothy Sullivant (deceased)

Timothy Sullivant operated Marot's Ordinary in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, with his wife, widow of John Marot. Sources: \RR1138.xml

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Jean (John) Marot (c.1676 - d.)

Jean (John) Marot owned and operated Marot's Ordinary (same as an inn or tavern) in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. John, a Huguenot refugee, started his career in Virginia around 1700 when he was hir...

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Col. William Allen (1751 - 1793)

Col. William Allen son of Joseph Allen was educated at William and Mary College. He married first Clara Walker and had one son John. William married second Mary Lightfoot, daughter of William Lightfoot...

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Rev. Samuel Henley (c.1745 - 1815)

Rev. Samuel Henley died 29 December 1815, at the age of 70 and was buried at Rendlesham, where there is a tablet in the chancel of the parish church to his memory and to that of his three children: E...

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John Geddy (1744 - 1798)

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Sarah Geddy (c.1743 - d.)

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David Geddy (deceased)

William and David Geddy advertised in the Virginia Gazette that they were carrying on the gunsmith’s, cutler’s and founder’s trade. These two brothers were following in their fathe...

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William Geddy (deceased)

William and David Geddy advertised in the Virginia Gazette that they were carrying on the gunsmith’s, cutler’s and founder’s trade. These two brothers were following in their fathe...

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James Geddy, Jr. (1731 - 1807)

Born 1731 Young boy when father died Apprenticed to silversmith Father of 5 children Successful businessman Died 1807 Apprenticed to mother's boarder James Geddy Jr. was born in 1731 an...

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Ann Geddy (deceased)

Date and place of birth unknown Married James Geddy Sr. Mother of eight children Widowed at young age Businesswoman and property owner Anne Geddy was the wife of James Geddy Sr. Together th...

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Councillor Robert Carter MP (1728 - 1804)

Robert "Councillor" Carter III was an American plantation owner, founding father, and onetime British government official. After the death of his wife, Frances Ann Tasker Carter, in 1787, Carter embrac...

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Col. William Evelyn Byrd, III MP (1728 - 1777)

Birth: Sep. 6, 1728 Westover (Charles City County) Charles City County Virginia, USA Death: Jan. 1, 1777 Westover (Charles City County) Charles City County Virginia, USA Colonel William Byrd, III of ...

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Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold, V MP (1741 - 1801)

Benedict Arnold V (January 14, 1741 – June 14, 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War. He began the war in the Continental Army but later defected to the British Army. While...

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Ann Wager (1732 - 1774)

Born by 1732 Widowed as a young woman Governess to Burwell children at Carter's Grove Mistress of Bray School for African American children Died August 20, 1774 Ann Wager was a teacher in 1...

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Judge Benjamin James Edmond Waller (c.1716 - 1786)

Benjamin Waller (1 October 1716 – 1 May 1786) was descended from a Virginia family established in the state since the 17th century. He was born in King William County, Virginia, the son of Col...

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Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1791)

'Benjamin Harrison, V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress...

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Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1738 - 1789)

Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26 , 1738–January 4 , 1789 ), was an American planter, soldier, and statesman from Yorktown, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and was it...

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Carter Braxton, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1736 - 1797)

Carter Braxton (September 16, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a planter, and a representative of Virginia. Braxton was the son of a Vi...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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John James Marshall, 4th Chief Justice of the United States MP (1755 - 1835)

John Marshall (September 24, 1755 – July 6, 1835) was an American jurist and statesman who shaped American constitutional law and made the Supreme Court a center of power. Marshall was Chief...

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Sir John Randolph of Tazwell MP (c.1693 - 1737)

Birth: Apr., 1693 Charles City County Virginia, USA Death: Mar. 7, 1737 Lawyer. After graduating from the College of William and Mary in 1711, he began studing law. The following year he was appointe...

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Mark Catesby (1682 - 1749)

Mark Catesby Variations of the name – Sketsby Origin of the name – Northampton, England and all the Catesbys in the 'Dictionary of National Biography may ultimately be traced to this ...

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Elizabeth Cocke, II (c.1687 - 1755)

"Elizabeth was the wife of Dr. William Cocke, who had been a member of the Council and Secretary of State for the Colony of Virginia. According to family lore, Elizabeth married Dr. Cocke, against th...

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John Holloway (1666 - 1734)

From Wikipedia.... John Holloway (c.1666 – December 14, 1734) was a politician and lawyer in the British colony of Virginia. He served as Speaker of the House of Burgesses 1720–34, as t...

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Priscilla Dawson (deceased)

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Thomas Dawson (deceased)

Reverend Thomas Dawson was the fourth president of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (1755–1760).[1] He is also the brother of William Dawson, who was the second president ...

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Rev. William Dawson MP (c.1704 - 1752)

Reverend William Dawson (1704?–1752)[1] was the second president of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. A graduate of the Queen's College at Oxford University, Dawson ran th...

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Sir William Berkeley, Colonial Governor of Virginia MP (1605 - 1677)

Sir William Berkeley (pronounced "bark-lee") (Hanworth Manor, Middlesex 1605–Berkeley House, Mayfair, London 9 July 1677) was a governor of Virginia, appointed by King Charles I, of whom he wa...

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Alice Lukin MP (c.1625 - 1698)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Mary Page (1655 - 1690)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Elizabeth Page (c.1683 - 1702)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Capt Francis Page (c.1657 - 1692)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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Sarah Fitzhugh (1710 - 1743)

Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery.

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