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Pembroke Mitchell Womble (28 Jan. 1827-30 Jan. 1903)

Pembroke M. Womble was the son of John Womble (1793-1858) and his wife, Alice Mitchell (1799-1854). He attended the University of Virginia in sessions 21-23 (1844-1847). He then attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia for his medical degree. Dr. Womble … Continue reading

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Rutherford Wysong (28 Jul. 1833-28 Apr. 1875)

Rutherford Wysong was born in Shephardstown, Virginia (now West Virginia). His parents were John Wysong (1800-1885) and his wife, Helen M. Hebb (1819-1868). They are both buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Shephardstown, WV. Rutherford attended the University of Virginia in … Continue reading

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Wyatt Family of Albemarle County, Virginia

Richard Ware Wyatt (1806-1881), of Goochland County, Virginia, and his wife, Harriet King Harris (1811-1888), had two sons and six daughters. Of their children, all except the youngest two girls were born at their home Oak Shade in Goochland County. … Continue reading

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Daniel Giraud Wright (1 Jun. 1840-19 Feb. 1922)

Daniel Giraud Wright was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was the son of coffee trader Robert Clinton Wright (1822-1879) of Baltimore, Maryland and Rio de Janeiro, and his wife, Anna Selina Anderson. (Hardy) Daniel Wright attended the University … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin Wysor (24 Nov. 1813-26 May 1864)

B. F. Wysor was a son of Henry Wysor (ca. 1786-1844), a farmer in Montgomery County, Virginia, and his wife Cynthia Charlton (1787-1866). He attended the University of Virginia in sessions 11-12 (1834-1836). On 1 Nov. 1846, Wysor married Harriet … Continue reading

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