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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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Archer Family of Powhatan County, Virginia

Peter Jefferson Archer (1798-4 May 1871) was the son of Edward P. Archer and Mary Jefferson Bolling, daughter of Col. John Bolling and Mary Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson’s older sister. (Daily State Journal 6 May 1871) Peter J. Archer married his … Continue reading

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Powhatan Bolling Cabell (17 Oct. 1829-15 Dec. 1859)

Powhatan B. Cabell was the son of Major General Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), a hero of the War of 1812, and his wife, Sarah “Sallie” Epes Doswell (1802-1874). He was born in Danville, Virginia. Powhatan B. Cabell was a … Continue reading

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Powhatan Ellis (21 Jun 1829-19 Jan 1906)

Powhatan Ellis was born in Richmond, Virginia. He was the son of Charles Ellis (1770-1840) of Richmond and his wife, Margaret Keeling Nimmo (1795-1877) of Norfolk, Virginia. Charles Ellis owned a store in Richmond named Ellis and Allan. Charles Ellis’s … Continue reading

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