Paul Sydenham Carrington, III

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Paul Sydenham Carrington, III

Birthplace: Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
Death: July 09, 1866 (68)
Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Judge Paul Carrington, Jr. and Mildred Howell Carrington
Husband of Emma Catherine Carrington
Father of provost marshal (CSA), Isaac Howell Carrington; Robert Gamble Carrington; Dr. (CSA), William Allen Carrington; Lt. (CSA), Abram Cabell Carrington; Rev. Alexander Broadnax Carrington and 1 other
Brother of Gen. Edward Codrington Carrington; Walter Coles Carrington, I; William Allen Carrington; Isaac Coles Carrington and Mildred Lightfoot Coles

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About Paul Sydenham Carrington, III

Paul S. Carrington, son of Paul Carrington Jr. and Mildred H. Coles Carrington of "Sylvan Hill" was married to Emma Catherine Cabell 5/9/1826 in Richmond. She was the daughter of Gov. William H. Cabell & Agnes Belle Gamble. He and his wife first moved to Staunton where he practiced law but in 1828 he & Emma moved to a cottage on his inherited land and built "Ridgeway". He used many local materials to construct the original Georgian style brick "big house" which was completed in 1829. They had eight children to include six sons, all of whom served in the Confederate Army.

In addition to the service of the sons, they supported the war effort through the purchase of bonds and the supply of material and labor. Paul was spared the specter of a raid or destruction of his home from Grant's and Sherman's pincer operation by the Appomattox surrender. Emma and her daughter, Adeline Mayo Carrington, worked to retain the 1174 acre "Ridgeway" after the death of Paul and managed it up until Emma's 1887 death. In addition to the children listed on the links below, they had a son, Capt. Edgar Wirt Carrington, Co. H, 38th VA Reg. (KIA-Battle of 7 Pines in 5/31/1862).

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Paul Sydenham Carrington, III's Timeline

May 10, 1798
Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
March 7, 1827
June 24, 1828
April 12, 1830
October 15, 1830
August 23, 1833
October 1835
Virginia, United States
July 9, 1866
Age 68
Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
Charlotte County, Virginia, United States