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Richard Dabney (1787 - 1825)

Richard Dabney: died after the fire and possibly of related health issues, although his death was sometimes reported. John Hastings Marks to Reuben Lewis (half-brother of Meriwether Lewis), January 22,...

7/12/2009 6/30/2016

Arianna Hunter (1787 - 1811)

Arianna Hunter perished in the Richmond Theater Fire of 1811. She had attended the theater with Mr. & Mrs. Botts that evening. They were also victims. Family

4/25/2016 4/25/2016

Charles Copeland (1756 - 1836)

Charles Copland was one of the most eminent lawyers of his day in Richmond and in surrounding courts, known as an equal of John Wickham and William Wirt. Charles Copeland survived the Richmond Theate...

12/27/2007 4/25/2016

Margaret Copeland (1792 - 1811)

Margaret Copeland perished in the Richmond Theater Fire of 1811. "Many of the people who died at the Richmond Theater on December 26th did so searching for a child or a loved one. And, numerous survi...

4/25/2016 4/25/2016

Ann Craig (b. - 1811)

Ann Craig perished in the Richmond Theatre Fire of 1811. Her sister, Miss Jane Stith Craig, survived the fire. Jane Craig's fiancee, "Mr. Robert Stanard refused to leave the burning theatre knowing tha...

4/25/2016 4/25/2016

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

Miss Jane Stith Craig survived the Richmond Theatre Fire of 1811. Her fiancee, "Mr. Robert Stanard refused to leave the burning theatre knowing that his lover, Miss Craig, and her sister were still i...

4/25/2016 4/25/2016

Mary Clay MP (1789 - 1811)

grave Miss Mary Clay, daughter of Matthew Clay, U.S. Congressman. She lived in Madison Ward. She was a victim of the 26 Dec 1811 Richmond Theatre Fire. Her name was inscribed on the West side of the ...

6/5/2009 4/23/2016

Sarah Conyers (1791 - 1811)

Sarah "Sallie" Conyers died in The Richmond Theater Fire of 1811 along with her fiancee, Lt. James Gibbon. grave (with story)

4/23/2016 4/23/2016

On Christmas night of 1811, Lieutenant Gibbon went to sleep, and he had a bad dream. When he awoke the next morning, he found himself depressed and restless. His sister, wondering what was botherin...

4/23/2016 4/23/2016

Ann Wills (1768 - 1811)

"Mary Ann Wills"

Sometimes listed as "Mary Ann Wills," she married under the name "Ann" at St John's Church in Richmond on July 1, 1786. Her older sister was "Mary" (1757-1810) and married Col Richard Napier. Named i...

2/28/2009 4/21/2016

Adeline Bausman (c.1807 - 1811)

grave Bausman, Adeline*: Adeline’s loss was remarkable not only because she was one of the fire’s youngest victims, but because five members of her family died in the fire—patriarch Joseph Jacobs, hi...

1/31/2013 4/21/2016

Elizabeth Jacobs (c.1794 - 1811)

Was her married sister involved in the fire? Appears that Elizabeth's young niece died in the fire.

1/31/2013 4/21/2016

Charlotte Raphael (b. - 1811)

Five members of the family died in the fire—patriarch Joseph Jacobs, his seventeen year old daughter Eliza, his four year-old granddaughter Adeline Bausman, and his two nieces, Mrs. Marks (or Marx) (a ...

1/31/2013 4/21/2016

Robert Greenhow (1761 - 1840)

Mayor of RIchmond, 1813-1814. Survivor of the Richmond Theater fire of December 26, 1811, along with his son Robert. Updated from Find A Grave Memorial via child Dr Robert Greenhow by SmartCopy : A...

2/28/2009 4/21/2016

Elizabeth Page (1750 - 1811)

GEDCOM Source ===@R-1547272335@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. === GEDCOM Source ===Ancestry Fa...

9/25/2008 4/21/2016

Dr. Robert Greenhow (1800 - 1854)

Dr. Robert Greenhow, later the husband of noted spy Rose Greenhow, survived the Richmond Theatre fire of 1811 along with his father; his mother was killed in the blaze. Mother's name sometimes incorr...

2/28/2009 4/21/2016

Sarah Heron (1771 - 1811)

Married James Heron 11 Sep 1790. She lived in Madison Ward. Victim of the 26 Dec 1811 Richmond Theatre Fire. Her name was inscribed on the North side of the white marble monument as Sarah Herron. She a...

8/17/2013 4/21/2016

George Tucker (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 a...

2/16/2015 4/21/2016

Rep. John G. Jackson (DR-VA) MP (1777 - 1825)

) John George Jackson (September 22, 1777 – March 28, 1825) was a U.S. Representative and federal judge from Virginia, the son of George Jackson, brother of Edward B. Jackson, and grandfather of Wi...

4/21/2009 4/21/2016

grave Abraham Bedford Venable (November 20, 1758 – December 26, 1811) was a representative and senator from Virginia. He was the uncle of congressman Abraham Watkins Venable. Born on "State Hill"...

8/31/2007 4/21/2016

Jane Botts (1782 - 1811)

Botts, Jane (Jenny) (Munford?) Tyler*: born in Dumfries, VA, married Benjamin in 1798. The Richmond Enquirer states she had four sons and one daughter although other records indicate six children. (1...

7/28/2008 4/21/2016

Benjamin Gaines Botts (1776 - 1811)

Benjamin Botts, of Dumfries, and his wife both died in the Richmond Theater fire. Botts had made a name for himself as a member of the defense in Aaron Burr's 1807 trial for treason. biography He...

7/28/2008 4/21/2016

) better link grave George William Smith (1762 – December 26, 1811) was Acting Governor of Virginia, briefly between the terms of John Tyler, Sr. and James Monroe in January 1811 and the 17th Gov...

7/12/2009 4/21/2016

Joseph Jacobs (1770 - 1811)

five members of the family died in the fire—patriarch Joseph Jacobs, his seventeen year old daughter Eliza, his four year-old granddaughter Adeline Bausman, and his two nieces, Mrs. Marks (or Marx) (...

1/31/2013 4/21/2016