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Richard Wilson Aiken (2 Aug. 1807-[30 Dec.?] 1865)

Born in Chesterfield County, Virginia, Richard Aiken was the son of Pleasant Aiken (1769-1847), a War of 1812 veteran, and the owner of Varina Plantation, which he purchased from Thomas Mann Randolph. [N.b. The name is also spelled Aikin and … Continue reading

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Henry Swesson Allmand (26 Apr.1808-20 Jan. 1843)

Henry Allmand was the son of Harrison Allmand (1757-1822) of Norfolk, Virginia, and his second wife, Mary Thomas Walker (1785-1811). The senior Allmand was a well-known merchant and shipbuilder in Tidewater Virginia. Henry attended the University of Virginia in session … Continue reading

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Haxall Family (Virginia)

The Haxall family of Richmond, Virginia, owned and ran one of the largest mills in Virginia through the nineteenth century.  In the 1870s and 1880s, the flour mill output 160,000 barrels, most of which was shipped to South America. Philip … 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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Coalter Family (King William County, VA)

St. George Tucker Coalter (2 June 1809-19 Aug. 1839) was the son of Virginia Court of Appeals Judge John Coalter (1769-1838) and his third wife, Ann Frances Bland Tucker (1785-1813). Ann was the daughter of St. George Tucker, a noted … Continue reading

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