Col. Thomas Barbour, Sr.

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Col. Thomas Barbour

Also Known As: "Colonel Thomas Barbour"
Birthplace: Barboursville, Orange County, VA
Death: Died in Barboursville, Orange County, VA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Barbour, II and Sarah Barbour
Husband of Mary Pendleton Barbour and Mary Pendleton Barbour
Father of James Barbour, Gov., US Senator, 11th U.S. Secretary of War; Philip Pendleton Barbour, Speaker of the House, Justice of the US Sup. Ct.; Eleanor Madison Nalle; Sarah Pendleton Gray; Thomas Barbour, Jr. and 3 others
Brother of James Barbour, III; Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson; William Barbour; Mary "Sally" Barbour; Fanny Smith and 4 others
Half brother of Richard Barbour

Occupation: House of Burgess, Soldier and Politician
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About Col. Thomas Barbour, Sr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A005917

Thomas Barbour (1735 – May 16, 1825) was a prominent landowner and member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. Barbour was the father of James Barbour (18th Governor of Virginia and 11th United States Secretary of War) and Philip Pendleton Barbour (U.S. Congressman from Virginia and an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court).

Thomas Barbour was born in 1735 in Orange County, Virginia. Barbour married Mary Pendleton Thomas, a first cousin of Edmund Pendleton, in 1771. Barbour served as Justice of the Peace for Orange County and held the position from 1768 until his death. From 1769 until 1775, Barbour represented Orange County in the Virginia House of Burgesses. Thomas died at Barboursville in 1825.

Member of the VA house of Burgesses. Committeeman for Orange County and Colonel in the Revolutionary War.

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Col. Thomas Barbour, Sr.'s Timeline

Barboursville, Orange County, VA
June 10, 1775
Age 40
Barboursville, Orange County, Virginia, United States
Age 40
Age 43
May 25, 1783
Age 48
Orange Co, VA
March 10, 1785
Age 50
Age 60
Virginia, United States
June 18, 1813
Age 78
May 16, 1825
Age 90
Barboursville, Orange County, VA