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Walter Ruding Deverell (16 Feb. 1800-25 Jun. 1853)

Walter R. Deverell was born in Lincolnshire, England, the son of the Rev. John Robert Deverell (1779-1844), minister of the parish church of Bytham Castle, and Susannah Ann Ruding (1771-1832), daughter of Walter Ruding of Westcotes. (IGI; England Births and … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Zane (23 Oct. 1806-27 Jul. 1843)

Ebenezer Zane ¬†was born in Wheeling, Virginia (now WV). His parents were Noah Ebenezer Zane (1778-1833) and his wife, Mary L. Chapline (1787-1859), and he was the grandson and namesake of the Ebenezer Zane (d. 1811) who established Wheeling and … 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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Ambler Family (Virginia) – Part 1

The Amblers were a rich, socially prominent and influential Virginia family whose founding father, Richard Ambler, arrived in Virginia in 1716. He married the heiress Elizabeth Jaquelin, from whom came the family’s wealth and the name “Jaquelin,” which occurs throughout … Continue reading

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John Bolling Garrett (14 Feb. 1809-27 July 1855)

John Bolling Garrett was the son of Alexander Garrett (1775-1860) of Charlottesville, VA and his second wife, Evelina (Bolling) Garrett (1790-1863). Alexander Garrett was County Clerk of Albemarle Co. and the first Bursar of the University of Virginia. Mrs. Garrett … Continue reading

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