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Cary Family (Virginia and Maryland)

Wilson Miles Cary (2 Sep 1806-9 Jan 1877) was the son of Wilson Jefferson Cary (1783-1823) of Fluvanna County, Virginia, and his wife, Virginia Randolph (1786-1852). Mrs. Cary was the sister of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., a son-in-law of President … Continue reading

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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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