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Richard William Bushnell (19 Jan. 1819-13 Oct. 1858)

Richard William Bushnell was the eldest of the several children of William Bushnell of Connecticut (1787-1845), and his wife, Mary “Polly” Harnsberger (1788-1851). The couple settled in Rockingham County, Virginia. In his three sessions at the University of Virginia–sessions 13-15 … Continue reading

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Edward Jones Armstrong, Jr. (15 Jan. 1842-13 Oct. 1911)

Edward Jones Armstrong, Jr. was the son of Edward Jones Armstrong (1808-1877) of Rockingham County, VA, and his wife, Sophia (b. ca. 1809). The senior E. J. Armstrong represented Harrison County, VA, in the state legislature from 1838-1842 and 1843-1844, … Continue reading

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Charles Albert Yancey (19 Feb. 1839-14 Nov. 1880)

Charles A. Yancey was born in eastern Rockingham County, VA, probably at the family home, Riverbank; his parents were Col. William Burbridge Yancey (1803-1858) and his wife, Mary Kyle (Smith) Yancey (1804-1845). (Charles Albert Yancey was a third cousin of Charles Kavanaugh Yancey … Continue reading

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