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Benjamin Franklin Wysor (24 Nov. 1813-26 May 1864)

B. F. Wysor was a son of Henry Wysor (ca. 1786-1844), a farmer in Montgomery County, Virginia, and his wife Cynthia Charlton (1787-1866). He attended the University of Virginia in sessions 11-12 (1834-1836). On 1 Nov. 1846, Wysor married Harriet … Continue reading

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Cabaniss Family (Alabama and Virginia)

The Cabaniss family in America is descended from Henri Cabaniss of Lasalle, France, a French Huguenot who arrived in North America in 1688, and who settled in Manakin Town (near Richmond), in Goochland County, Virginia, in 1700. The Cabaniss men … Continue reading

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Alston Family (North and South Carolina)

The Alstons are a family whose ancestors arrived in the Carolinas in the seventeenth century; the different branches settled the Halifax County area of North Carolina, and the Georgetown District area of South Carolina. The family name was spelled both … Continue reading

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