Tag Archives: session 12

Archer Family (Fauquier County, VA)

William B. Archer (21 Dec. 1814-between 28 Oct. and 31 Dec. 1847) was born in Richmond, VA. I believe him to be the son of Colonel William Archer (1780-1822) of Powhatan, and his wife, Charlotte Clarke, daughter of Major John … Continue reading

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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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Broadhead Family (Virginia and Missouri)

Achilles Broadhead (1789-1853) married Mary Wilson Carr (1796-1852) in Nov. 1817. Broadhead, a magistrate and county surveyor of Albemarle County, Virginia, was commissioned by Thomas Jefferson to survey the land that became the University of Virginia. (Ross) The couple had … Continue reading

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Anderson Family (Alabama)

Leroy Hammond Anderson (29 Apr. 1814-3 Oct. 1863), William Henry Anderson (6 May 1820-14 Nov. 1887), and Washington Franklin Anderson (6 Jan. 1823-21 Apr. 1903)¬†were the sons of Leroy Anderson (1770-1837) and his wife Hannah Wright Southgate (1784-1860). The Anderson … 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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