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Archer Family (Fauquier County, VA)

William B. Archer (21 Dec. 1814-between 28 Oct. and 31 Dec. 1847) was born in Richmond, VA. I believe him to be the son of Colonel William Archer (1780-1822) of Powhatan, and his wife, Charlotte Clarke, daughter of Major John … Continue reading

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John A. Adams (1 Aug. 1817-19 Jan. 1882)

John A. Adams was the son of John Adams (1776-1837) and his wife, Mary “Polly” Smith (b. ca. 1775-1839), both of whom are buried in Muskingum Presbyterian Cemetery, Nashport, Ohio. John A. Adams, the son, attended the University of Virginia … Continue reading

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Charles Rufus Ayres (23 Dec. 1826-11 Nov. 1859)

Charles R. Ayres was the son of Charles Wesley Ayres (ca.1805-before 1829) and his wife, Catherine A. M. Flowerree (b. ca. 1805) of Fauquier County, Virginia. (“Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940”) Young Charles Ayres attended the University of Virginia in sessions 24-25 … Continue reading

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John Washington Ashby (26 Mar. 1828-7 [Sep.?] 1867)

John W. Ashby was born in Fauquier County, VA, the son of Marshall Ashby (1798-1850) and his wife, Lucinda Cocke (1806-1878). He attended the University of Virginia in session 25 (1848-1849), and earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Ambler Family (Virginia) – Part 2

(Part 1 starts here.) The next group of Ambler brothers who attended U.Va. were the sons of Major Thomas Marshall Ambler (1791-1875), of Morven in Fauquier County, VA, and his wife, Lucy Hopkins Johnston (1800-1883). Major Thomas was a son … Continue reading

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