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Hamner Family

Those of us of a certain age (!) remember The Waltons television show from the 1970s. The characters on the show were modeled on the Hamner family of Schuyler, Virginia. The original story was written by Earl Hamner, Jr., the eldest … Continue reading

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Haxall Family (Virginia)

The Haxall family of Richmond, Virginia, owned and ran one of the largest mills in Virginia through the nineteenth century.  In the 1870s and 1880s, the flour mill output 160,000 barrels, most of which was shipped to South America. Philip … Continue reading

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