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The Agee Family in America

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  • Tilman Agee (1814 - 1884)
  • Reason G. Agee (1811 - 1893)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Feb 26 2015, 20:49:02 UTC
  • Joseph Ai Agee (1849 - 1930)
    son of Reason G Agee and Judith Matilda MaxeyRader Funeral Home Records:Joseph A Ageeborn Franklin Co VAdied Blue Ridge, Botetourt Co VAwidowed81 years 5 months 18 daysfather- Reeves R Ageemother- Mati...
  • Nancy Dudley Booker (1799 - 1869)
  • Mary Lucretia Dickey (1868 - 1954)

Mathieu Agee was the first of the family to come to America. A Huguenot, he left France in 1688, went to Holland and with some two thousand Huguenots joined the ranks of William of Orange and accompanied his troop to England where William deposed the catholic King James and assumed the crown. In recognition of the aid rendered to his cause, William offered passage to the new world. A large number of these French refugees Including Mathieu took advantage of this offer. Mathieu Agee arrived in Virginia in 1690, received land grants west of Richmond and built a plantation about seven miles where the Huguenots founded the town of Manikin