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Toy Family of Norfolk, Virginia

Thomas Dallam Toy (1814-1879) of Norfolk, Virginia was a partner in the firm of King & Toy, a wholesale and retail druggists’ supply business. After the Civil War, the business was known as Thomas D. Toy & Sons.  He was … Continue reading

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Tunstall Family (Virginia)

Alexander Augustine Tunstall (10 Sep. 1850-20 Apr. 1935) was the son of Whitmell Pugh Tunstall (1810-1854), a lawyer and legislator from Chatham, Virginia, who served in both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate, and his second wife, … Continue reading

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Henry Swesson Allmand (26 Apr.1808-20 Jan. 1843)

Henry Allmand was the son of Harrison Allmand (1757-1822) of Norfolk, Virginia, and his second wife, Mary Thomas Walker (1785-1811). The senior Allmand was a well-known merchant and shipbuilder in Tidewater Virginia. Henry attended the University of Virginia in session … Continue reading

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Powhatan Bolling Starke (18 Jul. 1822-10 Sep. 1870)

Powhatan B. Starke was the son of Dr. Robert Bolling Starke (1781-1839) of Norfolk, VA, and his first wife, Martha Fox Lindsay (1791-1826). This family was also descended from Thomas Rolfe through Jane (Rolfe) Bolling. Starke attended the University of … 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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