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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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Powhatan Bolling Cabell (17 Oct. 1829-15 Dec. 1859)

Powhatan B. Cabell was the son of Major General Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), a hero of the War of 1812, and his wife, Sarah “Sallie” Epes Doswell (1802-1874). He was born in Danville, Virginia. Powhatan B. Cabell was a … Continue reading

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Abner Anderson (2 Dec. 1832-3 Aug.1906)

Abner Anderson was born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia at “Spring Garden.” His parents were Joseph Eggleston Anderson (1808-1870) and his wife, Minerva Caroline Terry (1812-1894). Abner attended the University of Virginia in sessions 29-30 (1852-1854). Abner Anderson was the editor and … Continue reading

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