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McCarty Family (Fairfax County, Virginia)

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the McCartys were one of Virginia’s most prominent families, associating with families such as the Balls, Lees, Masons, and Washingtons. The family’s progenitor in America was Dennis McCarty, who arrived in Virginia by 1675. … Continue reading

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Zebulon Montgomery Pike Anderson (15 Aug. 1828-8 Dec. 1853)

Zebulon M. P. Anderson was the son of Dr. John M. Anderson, and his first wife, Ann Eliza Alsop (d. 20 Jul. 1830), of Spotsylvania County, Virginia. In 1828-29, Samuel Alsop of Fredericksburg, Virginia–Ann Eliza’s father–built Kenmore Woods (also called … Continue reading

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Richard Stetson Allen (9 Jan. 1828-9 Jan. 1906)

Richard S. Allen was the son of Joseph Allen of Richmond, Va., a lawyer and clerk of the Chancery Court, and his wife, Mary Ann Stetson. Joseph Allen bought Tuckahoe Plantation in Goochland County, VA, in 1848. It was inherited … Continue reading

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Charles Rufus Ayres (23 Dec. 1826-11 Nov. 1859)

Charles R. Ayres was the son of Charles Wesley Ayres (ca.1805-before 1829) and his wife, Catherine A. M. Flowerree (b. ca. 1805) of Fauquier County, Virginia. (“Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940”) Young Charles Ayres attended the University of Virginia in sessions 24-25 … Continue reading

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William Hand Anthony (17 Dec. 1826-betw. 6 Dec. 1860 and 8 Apr. 1861)

His parent or guardian in the matriculation books is “Sam. Anthony of Pattonsburg, Virginia,” possibly the Samuel B. Anthony of Botetourt County listed in the 1840 U.S. Census. William attended the University of Virginia in sessions 23-25 (1846-1849) and became … Continue reading

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