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The Agee Family in America

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  • Mary Elizabeth Ford (1730 - 1821)
  • William Raiford Agee (1813 - 1839)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via mother Nancy Agee (born Lipscomb) by SmartCopy : Sep 21 2014, 12:34:23 UTC
  • Sarah Mosby Fuqua (1815 - 1891)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via mother Nancy Agee (born Lipscomb) by SmartCopy : Sep 21 2014, 12:34:23 UTC
  • Susanna Mosby Agee (1807 - 1891)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via mother Nancy Agee (born Lipscomb) by SmartCopy : Sep 21 2014, 12:34:23 UTC
  • Pleasant Agee (1803 - 1806)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via mother Grace Agee (born Mask) by SmartCopy : Sep 21 2014, 12:21:18 UTC

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