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William Minor Dabney MP (1919 - 2000)

Professor of History. Author. Navy Veteran. William Minor Dabney was born in Norfolk, Virginia the son of James Cabell and Mary Whittle Dabney. He attended the College of William and Mary, and eventu...

8/17/2010 6/20/2017

Gov. John Tyler, Sr. MP (1747 - 1813)

John Tyler, Sr. served in the Continental Army in 1775, and after the Declaration of Independence, he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates for several years, beginning in 1777. He was a Spea...

4/12/2009 6/20/2017

Buckner Thruston (February 9, 1763 – August 30, 1845) was a Democratic-Republican U.S. Senator from Kentucky, and later a long-serving a United States federal judge. Early life, education, and ca...

12/27/2011 6/20/2017

Judge George Keith Taylor MP (1769 - 1815)

George Keith Taylor (March 16, 1769 – November 9, 1815) was a United States federal judge. Born in Petersburg, Virginia, Taylor attended the College of William and Mary. By 1795, he was engaged in ...

5/5/2009 6/19/2017

Charles E. Scripps MP (1920 - 2007)

Charles E. Scripps (January 27, 1920 – February 3, 2007) was chairman of the board of the E. W. Scripps Company, a media conglomerate founded by his grandfather, Edward W. Scripps. Under his leadersh...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

Judge Harry Innes MP (1752 - 1816)

Harry Innes (January 4, 1752 – September 20, 1816) was the first United States federal judge in Kentucky. Innes was born in Caroline County, Virginia, the son of the Reverend Robert Innes and Catha...

1/23/2010 6/18/2017

Richard Stith Sr. MP (1727 - 1815)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A110272 Geographical note: Brunswick County was established in 1720 from part of Prince George County. Richard Stith, a fourth gene...

6/18/2008 5/10/2017

John Green Williams MP (1843 - 1911)

John Green Williams (1843-1911) was the son of Lewis Burwell and Mary Catlett Williams. While a student at the College of William and Mary he joined the Confederate Army and was attached to the staff o...

4/15/2017 4/15/2017

John Green Williams, Jr. MP (1823 - 1870)

John Williams was a long-serving rector at St. Peter's Church in Rome, Georgia. He attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

4/15/2017 4/15/2017

Channing Moore Williams MP (1829 - 1910)

Channing Moore Williams (17 July 1829 – 2 December 1910) was an Episcopal Church missionary, later bishop, in China and Japan. Williams was a leading figure in the establishment of the Anglican Chu...

4/15/2017 4/15/2017

James Brien Comey Jr. (born December 14, 1960) is an American lawyer who served as the seventh Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from September 2013 until May 2017. Comey has been...

3/11/2017 3/11/2017

Patton Oswalt MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and voice actor. He is best known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens (1998-2007), voicing Remy in the film ...

4/23/2016 1/27/2017

Thomas Alfred "Tom" Shannon Jr. (born 1958) is an American diplomat who is currently the acting United States Secretary of State until the confirmation of U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee, Rex T...

1/25/2017 1/25/2017

Stephanie Murphy, a Representative from Florida; born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, September 16, 1978; B.A., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 2000; M.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Wa...

1/20/2017 1/20/2017

Major Isaac Hite MP (1758 - 1836)

"Heydt"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor # A055678 Jost Hites grandson Major Isaac Hite, Jr. who attended William and Mary College and served in the...

8/20/2007 1/14/2017

Matthew L. Gaetz, II, a Representative from Florida; born in Hollywood, Broward County, Fla., May 7, 1982; graduated from Niceville High School, Niceville, Fla.; B.S., Florida State University, Talla...

1/13/2017 1/13/2017

Michele Marie Bachmann (née Amble; April 6, 1956)[3] is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Minnesota's 6th congressional district, a post she has held since...

6/16/2011 11/12/2016

Eric Ivan Cantor (born June 6, 1963) is an American politician, lawyer, and businessman, who served as the United States representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 2001 until 2014....

10/8/2007 8/31/2016

Lt. Col John Jameson MP (c.1751 - 1810)

) John Jameson (1751 – 20 November 1810) was an American soldier, most notable for his service during the American Revolutionary War. He was of Scottish descent and was a resident of Culpeper, Virgin...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

Cornelia Rohlman Wolf MP (1923 - d.)

Cornelia Rohlman Wolf attended the College of William and Mary.

7/18/2016 7/18/2016

Judge John B. Clopton MP (c.1789 - 1860)

John Bacon Clopton was born in Richmond, Virginia on February 12, 1789/90. He was the son of United States Congressman John Clopton and Sarah Bacon Clopton. He married Maria Gaitskell Foster on May 4, ...

7/28/2013 6/16/2016

John Calhoun Nicholls MP (1834 - 1893)

John Calhoun Nicholls (April 25, 1834 – December 25, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia. Born in Clinton, Georgia, Nicholls attended private schools and graduated from the College of Will...

6/16/2016 6/16/2016

James Freeman "Jim" Barksdale (born March 20, 1953) is an American executive who serves as the President and Chief Investment Officer at Equity Investment Corporation, which he founded in 1986. He is...

6/5/2016 6/7/2016

Steve Chabot, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, January 22, 1953; graduated from LaSalle High School, Cincinnati, Ohio; B.A., College of William and Mary, William...

5/28/2016 5/29/2016

Moncure Robinson MP (1802 - 1891)

In "The Virginia Free Press" (Charles Town, W. Va.), Thursday, February 12, 1835, page 3, column 2: "Married- On Feb. 2, in Frederick County, by Rev. William M. Jackson, Moncure Robinson, to Charlotte ...

9/22/2010 5/10/2016

Lt. Col. William Yates MP (1750 - 1789)

He was a 1764 graduate of the College of William and Mary and said to have served on General George Washington's staff and was a Colonel in the department of muster-master-general in the Revolutionary ...

2/25/2012 4/25/2016

Judge Robert Beverly Stanard MP (1781 - 1846)

Robert Stanard (August 17, 1781 – May 14, 1846) was a Virginia lawyer, judge and political figure. He was the 16th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates and later a judge on the Virginia Supreme...

4/25/2016 4/25/2016

John Beverly Stanard graduated from the College of William and Mary . He was a major of engineers in the Confederate army, engaged on fortifications around Richmond, and served throughout the war.

4/25/2016 4/25/2016

George Tucker MP (1775 - 1861)

) George Tucker (August 20, 1775 – April 10, 1861) was an American attorney, politician, historian, author, and educator. His literary works include the first fiction of colonial life in Virginia and...

2/16/2015 4/21/2016

Thomas G. Pullen MP (1898 - 1979)

Thomas Granville Pullen, Jr. (August 2, 1898–November 11, 1979) was the fifth president of the University of Baltimore from 1964 to 1969. Prior to that, he acted as state superintendent of schools fo...

4/18/2016 4/18/2016

Eleanor Carter Douglas MP (1946 - 2006)

Date published: 9/16/2006 from the fredericksburg.comE. Carter Douglas Eleanor Carter Douglas, a highly esteemed and widely beloved psychologist, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006, at her Sta...

4/6/2016 4/6/2016

James Everett Douglas, Sr MP (1923 - 2004)

"Jimmy Douglas"

James Everett "Jimmy" Douglas, Sr. passed away December 1, 2004. He was a retired artesian water well driller of the Northern Neck. He attended William and Mary College, served in the U.S. Navy during ...

4/6/2016 4/6/2016

Eric Tipton MP (1915 - 2001)

Eric Gordon Tipton (April 20, 1915 – August 29, 2001) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Cincinnati Reds. Also known as a college football pl...

3/2/2015 4/3/2016

Reverend George R. Brunk, II MP (1911 - 2002)

_______________ HARRISONBURG, Va. — George R. Brunk II, 90, widely-known evangelist, church leader and former dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, died Apr. 21 at his home in Park Village at the age...

3/11/2016 3/11/2016

Colonel Joshua Fry MP (1700 - 1754)

"Joshua/ Frye/fryes"

A memorial marker for Col. Fry, which highlights his career, plus photos of his plantation home and a portrait appearing in a family genealogy book, are viewable in the "Media" Section of this profile....

6/28/2008 2/3/2016

Peyton Randolph From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Birth: Sep., 1721 Williamsburg Williamsburg City Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 22, 1775 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Studie...

7/9/2007 2/3/2016

Lieut. John Baytop Scott MP (1761 - 1814)

John Baytop Scott DAR Ancestor #: A101648 Service:  VIRGINIA    Rank: LIEUTENANT Birth:  9-26-1761    HALIFAX CO VIRGINIA Death:  2-1-1814     HALIFAX CO VIRGINIA Pension Number: R17708V Se...

8/7/2008 1/4/2016

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A075015 Thomson Mason (14 August 1733 – 26 February 1785) was a prominent Virginia lawyer, jurist, and Chief Justice of the Supreme...

9/25/2008 12/31/2015

Jeremiah H. Sullivan (July 21, 1794 – December 6, 1870) was a justice of the Indiana Supreme Court from 1836–1846 and coined the name "Indianapolis" for the new state capital. Jeremiah Sullivan stu...

6/18/2011 12/16/2015

Christopher Smith, of Stonirakes & Hanover MP (1631 - c.1718)

"Kitt"

Christopher Smith Born: 29 Jan 1631 at Burnley Parish, Lancashire, England Died: 1718 at Hanover Co., VA Parents: Christopher Smith, Elizabeth Townely Married: Elizabeth at Burnley Pari...

1/21/2009 10/17/2015

Birth: Aug. 4, 1813 Mathews County Virginia, USA Death: May 28, 1877 Richmond Henrico County Virginia, USA Colonel 22nd VA.Inf. Reg. Graduate of William & Mary College ( age 17 ), Graduated USMA,...

8/15/2009 8/22/2015

Hon. Richard A. Wise, MD MP (1843 - 1900)

[Downloaded 2010 from Wikipedia:] Richard Alsop Wise (September 2, 1843 - December 21, 1900) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, son of Henry Alexander Wise, grandson of John Sergeant, brother o...

8/27/2008 8/15/2015

Rev. James Maury MP (c.1718 - 1769)

James Maury From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Reverend James Maury (1718-1769) was a prominent Virginia educator and Anglican minister during the American Colonial period. He was a figure i...

8/8/2010 7/9/2015

Gov. Francis Fauquier MP (1703 - 1768)

Francis Fauquier (1703 – 3 March 1768) was a Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony (in what is today the United States), and served as acting governor from 1758 until his death in 1768. He was married...

4/21/2011 6/30/2015

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker MD MP (1784 - 1851)

"Fire Eater"

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (September 6, 1784 - August 26, 1851) was an American author, judge, legal scholar, and political essayist. From the 1830s onward he was a "Fire-Eater". CLife and Politics...

7/25/2007 6/29/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A098535 Brig. General William Russell was born in Virginia and received his education at William a...

9/20/2007 5/30/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A112823 ) Richard Lee Taylor (April 3, 1744 – January 19, 1829) was an officer in the Continen...

6/7/2007 5/11/2015

Rev. William Holland Wilmer MP (1782 - 1827)

William Holland Wilmer (October 9, 1782- July 24, 1827) was an Episcopal priest, teacher and writer in Maryland and Virginia who served briefly as the eleventh president of the College of William and...

4/14/2008 5/2/2015

Jon Stewart MP

"Jon Stewart"

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz ; November 28, 1962) is an American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian. He is widely known as host of The...

6/4/2011 4/11/2015

Sir Charles Wyndham (1710-1763), 2° conte di Egremont: da

3/6/2008 4/10/2015

Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker in the United States. He served as the head football coach...

12/3/2010 3/5/2015

J. Hillis Miller, Sr. MP (1899 - 1953)

. Joseph Hillis Miller, Sr. (August 29, 1899 – November 14, 1953) was an American university professor, education administrator and university president. Miller was a native of Virginia, and earned b...

6/30/2014 2/7/2015

Birth: Jul. 6, 1736 Cumberland County Virginia, USA Death: Feb. 15, 1824 Chesterfield County Virginia, USA Continental Congressman and jurist. He graduated from the College of William and...

1/2/2009 1/25/2015

John Johns (July 1796 – April 4, 1876) was the fourth Episcopal bishop of Virginia. Early life and education Born into a prominent political family in New Castle, Delaware, John Johns was bor...

4/18/2013 1/16/2015

Dr. Archibald Blair, Apothecary MP (c.1657 - 1733)

Emigrated from Scotland to the colony of Virginia. Archibald Blair, a brother of the more famous James Blair, founder of the College of William and Mary. For an understanding of the place of Dr. Arch...

11/12/2007 1/5/2015

Henry Cary, Il MP (1675 - aft.1748)

Henry Cary Birth: 1675 Death: Mar 2 1749/50 - "Ampthill, " Chesterfield Co, VA Parents: Henry Cary, Judith Cary (born Lockey) Siblings: Miles Cary, Judith Cary, Anne Cary, Elizabeth Cary Wi...

11/14/2007 1/3/2015

Benjamin Blake Minor MP (1818 - 1905)

Benjamin Blake Minor (October 21, 1818 – August 1, 1905) was an American writer, educator, legal scholar, and fourth President of the University of Missouri, from 1860-1862. Today, he is most known a...

2/12/2010 12/19/2014

William John Stith MP (c.1707 - 1755)

REV. WILLIAM STITH (John2, John1) was born in 1707, and died 19th September, 1755. He matriculated, 21st May, 1724, at Queen's College, Oxford and is entered in the register as 17 years old and the son...

4/2/2009 10/4/2014

Waller Redd Staples MP (1826 - 1897)

Waller Redd Staples (February 24, 1826 – August 21, 1897) was a Congressman serving the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Biography Staples was born in Patrick County, ...

6/21/2014 6/21/2014

Governor, Soldier. He was educated at William and Mary College. He served as a Colonel in the War of 1812 where he was seriously wounded and crippled for life. He was elected to the Virginia House of...

8/16/2007 6/21/2014

William Brockenbrough MP (1778 - 1838)

) William Brockenbrough (July 10, 1778 – December 10, 1838) was a Virginia lawyer, political figure and judge of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Biography Brockenbrough was born in Tappaha...

9/1/2008 6/20/2014

Jeremiah Morton MP (1799 - 1878)

Jeremiah Morton (September 3, 1799 – November 28, 1878) was a nineteenth century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the younger brother of Florida senator Jackson Morton. Born in Frederi...

6/15/2010 6/18/2014

John Stark Ravenscroft MP (1772 - 1830)

""Mad Jack""

John Stark Ravenscroft (1772–1830) was the first Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Life Born near Blandford in Prince George County, Virginia in 1772, his early life was spent in...

3/22/2009 6/3/2014

Colonel Landon Carter I, of Sabine Hall MP (1710 - 1778)

"Colonel Landon Carter"

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A020013 Son of Robert Carter, president of the Virginia council, and Elizabeth Landon, youngest daughter of Thomas Landon, of Credn...

7/19/2007 5/20/2014

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A020159 From Wikipedia: Cary was a member of the House of Burgesses from 1756 to 1776.[2] In 1764, he serv...

3/25/2007 5/19/2014

Dabney Carr MP (c.1743 - 1773)

Dabney Carr was born on October 26, 1743 at a thousand-acre Louisa County, Virginia farm named Bear Castle. He was the son of John Carr, grandson of Major Thomas Carr, and great-grandson of "Thomas Car...

1/18/2007 5/19/2014

Richard Bland of Jordan's Point MP (1665 - 1720)

"Wvq Hg Richard /Bland/"

Richard Bland (August 11, 1665 – April 1720), sometimes known as Richard Bland of Jordan's Point, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. He was the father of Richard Bland II, the son of Theo...

6/2/2007 5/17/2014

Justice John Louis Taylor MP (1769 - 1829)

John Louis Taylor was the first Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He was the only foreign Chief Justice in North Carolina state history. He served in North Carolina House of Commons; b...

5/9/2014 5/9/2014

James Glasgow, Sec'y State for NC MP (1735 - bef.1820)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A045303 Marker Text: Essay: The naming of a county can provide a lesson in North Carolina history. W...

1/20/2008 5/5/2014

John James Beckley (August 4, 1757 – April 8, 1807) was an American political campaign manager and the first Librarian of the United States Congress, from 1802 to 1807. He is credited with being the fi...

10/5/2010 4/30/2014

Robert Andrews MP (1748 - 1804)

Robert Andrews (1748 – 1804) was a Colonial/American clergyman, professor and Virginia politician. He was one of the thirteen men, including only a handful of clergymen, to sign the agreement drawn u...

4/29/2014 4/29/2014

George Loyall, US Congress MP (1789 - 1868)

George Loyall (May 29, 1789 – February 24, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Loyall was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virgini...

6/30/2013 2/8/2014

Birth: Apr. 17, 1743 Rosewell Gloucester County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 11, 1808 Richmond Richmond City Virginia, USA He served under George Washington during Washington's expedition during the Fre...

9/25/2008 2/3/2014

John Camm MP (1718 - 1779)

Rev. John Camm 1771-1777- President of College of William and Mary Graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge. Anglican clergyman; rector of Newport and York-Hampton parishes; commissary of the Bishop of...

1/2/2009 1/2/2014

Colonel William Randolph, II MP (1651 - 1711)

William Randolph was a colonist and land owner who played an important role in the history and governement of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He moved to Virginia between 1669 and 1673, and married Mary ...

3/17/2007 1/2/2014

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 the Colle...

2/16/2009 1/2/2014

Thomas Dawson MP (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 of Will...

4/12/2012 1/2/2014

Sir John Randolph of Tazwell MP (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...

7/9/2007 1/2/2014

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

"Signer of the Declaration of Independence", "The Signer"

'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 from 1...

5/21/2007 1/2/2014

Col. William Allen MP (b. - 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...

9/8/2009 1/2/2014

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

"William Evelyn Byrd"

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...

4/29/2008 1/2/2014

Col. Jesse Ewell MP (c.1743 - 1805)

"Jessie"

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...

4/14/2011 1/2/2014

Rev. William Yates MP (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...

5/30/2009 1/2/2014

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

"Doctor of Divinity", "Educator", "First Chaplin to West Point Academy", "President College of William and Mary"

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...

11/10/2011 1/2/2014

Rev. John Bracken MP (deceased)

The Rev. John Bracken was rector of Bruton Parish Church from 1773 to 1818. He also served as mayor of Williamsburg and president of the College of William and Mary. Built about 1765, the Bracken Tenem...

11/14/2012 1/2/2014

Robert Page of "Janeville" MP (1765 - 1840)

DAR Ancestor #: A085888 US Congressman. He attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia, but left before graduating to to join the Revolutionary Army, serving as a captain. Following the war,...

8/17/2010 1/2/2014

George Mercer MP (1733 - 1784)

) Eldest son of John Mercer, of "Marlborough," was born June 23, 1733, was educated at William and Mary College; was lieutenant and captain in Washington's First Virginia Regiment in the French and I...

6/1/2009 1/2/2014

John Palmer MP (1736 - 1760)

John Palmer with Benjamin Waller and Bedford Davenport, were sworn attorneys in York Court (according to Act of Assembly) November 15, 1742. Agnes Hillard, in her will (proved 1746) directs a ring of t...

2/26/2013 1/2/2014

James Mercer MP (1736 - 1793)

"William James Mercer"

) James Mercer (February 26, 1736 – October 31, 1793), also known as William James Mercer, was born in Virginia at Malborough plantation on February 26, 1736. He was the son of John Mercer and Cath...

6/1/2009 1/2/2014

William Fielder MP (1744 - 1808)

educated at the College of William and Mary received his medical education in Edinburgh and Paris was a surgeon in the Hudson Bay Company for a time returned to Williamsburg, Virginia and began t...

10/24/2013 1/2/2014

Reverend James Blair MP (1656 - 1743)

) Rev. James Blair was a Scottish born clergyman in the Church of England, best known as the founder and first president of the College of William and Mary. He was the uncle of U.S. Constitution sign...

11/5/2007 1/2/2014

Dr. Thomas Walker MP (1715 - 1794)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A119663 Dr. Thomas Walker (1714 - 1794) Thomas Walker was born in King and Queen County, the son of Dr. Thomas Walker, Sr. and Su...

6/28/2008 1/2/2014

St. George Tucker MP (1752 - 1827)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A116719 St. George Tucker Born 1752 near Port Royal, Bermuda Studied law under George Wythe...

7/25/2007 12/21/2013

Edward Coles MP (1786 - 1868)

Second Governor of Illinois Edward Coles (December 15, 1786 – July 7, 1868) manumitted his slaves in 1819, was secretary to James Madison (1810 to 1815), neighbor and anti-slavery associate of Thomas...

1/28/2010 10/23/2013

Rep. Carter Harrison MP (1756 - 1808)

Carter Bassett Harrison (ca.1756–April 18, 1808) was a politician from the U.S. state of Virginia. He was the son of Benjamin Harrison V, a member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Americ...

11/14/2007 10/23/2013

Edwin Gray, House of Burgesses MP (1743 - c.1792)

Edwin Gray (July 18, 1743 – 18??) was an 18th-century and 19th-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. Born in Southampton County, Virginia, Gray attended the College of William and Mary and l...

8/1/2008 10/23/2013

William Osborne Goode MP (1798 - 1859)

William O. Goode of Mecklenburg County graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1819, studied law, and was admitted to the bar and began practice in Boydton in 1821. He was a member of the Hou...

10/23/2013 10/23/2013

Paul C. Edmunds MP (1836 - 1899)

Find A Grave Memorial Paul Carrington Edmunds (November 1, 1836 - March 12, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at "Springwood," the country estate, near Halifax Court House, Virgin...

10/23/2013 10/23/2013

George Coke Dromgoole (May 15, 1797 – April 27, 1847) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia. He was the uncle of Alexander Dromgoole Sims.

3/25/2013 10/23/2013

Beverly B. Douglas MP (1822 - 1878)

Beverly Browne Douglas (December 21, 1822 – December 22, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at Providence Forge, Virginia, Douglas attended Rumford Academy in King William County, ...

4/12/2009 10/23/2013