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Thomas Gorsuch (2 Sep. 1836-24 Jul. 1897)

Thomas Gorsuch was the son of Edward Gorsuch (1795-1851) and his first wife, Sarah Bowen Stansbury (d. 1846). (Findagrave.com) Thomas was the youngest son of five children. Edward Gorsuch was a planter and slave owner in Maryland. He died at … Continue reading

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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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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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Oliveira B. Andrews (20 Mar. 1829-17 Aug. 1914)

Oliveira Andrews was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the son of Dr. Thomas F. Andrews (19 Mar. 1797-20 Jan. 1886) and his wife, Caroline Maria (or Maud) Sanford (ca. 1809-26 Mar. 1893). Dr. Andrews was a well-known doctor in … Continue reading

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John Thomson Mason (9 Mar. 1844-21 June 1901)

John Thomson Mason Rowland was born in Detroit, MI, the son of Major Isaac S. Rowland (d. 1850) and Catharine Armistead (Mason) Rowland (1818-1884). Mrs. Rowland was the descendant of  a brother of George Mason of Gunston Hall, for whom George Mason University … Continue reading

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