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Powhatan Bolling Whittle (26 June 1829-21 Feb. 1905)

Powhatan B. Whittle was born at Millbank Plantation in Mecklenburg County, VA, and was the son of Fortescue Whittle (1778-1858) of Ireland and his wife, Mary Ann Davies (1788-1869), a descendant of Pocahontas through her grandmother, Anne, a daughter of … 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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Powhatans of the University of Virginia

Powhatan Bolling (1767-21 Mar. 1803) was the son of Col. Robert Bolling (1738-1775), a descendant of Pocahontas through her son Thomas Rolfe, and his second wife, Susan Watson. Powhatan Bolling, named after Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas’s father, was educated at the … Continue reading

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