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Lewis Emanuel Texada (2 Aug. 1818-23 Aug. 1884)

L. E. Texada was the son of John Augustus (or Augustin) Texada, of Mississippi, and his wife, Lucy Welsh (1794-1845). “The first of the Texadas to immigrate from Castile, Spain, was Don Manuel Garcia de Texada, the father of John … Continue reading

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Richard Lee Turberville Beale (22 May 1819-21 Apr. 1893)

Richard L. T. Beale was born in Westmoreland County, VA, the son of Robert Beale (1759-1843) and his wife, Martha Felicia Turberville (1786-1822). He studied at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, and attended the University of Virginia’s Dept. of Law in … Continue reading

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George Walter Clements Blatterman (3 Aug. 1820-23 Mar. 1912)

George W. Blatterman (or Blættermann, as he is listed in the U.Va. Matriculation Books) was born in England. He had lost his parents at four years old, and was adopted by his aunt, Mrs. Charlotte Elizabeth Blættermann (ca. 1776-1864), 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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Dance Family (Powhatan County, VA)

Willis Jefferson Dance (21 June 1821-13 Feb 1887) was the son of William Spencer Dance (1791-1849), Clerk of the Powhatan County Court and Virginia legislator, and his second wife (m. 5 Sept. 1817), Mary Page Finney Branch (1796-1871). He was … Continue reading

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