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Averett Family of Halifax County, VA

Dr. Thomas Hamlett Averett (1800-1855) and his wife, Martha Coleman Wootton (1803-1880) settled in Halifax County, Virginia.  Dr. Averett was a practicing physician who also served in the Virginia State Senate and as a Representative in the 31st and 32nd … Continue reading

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Nicholas Davis Richardson (Nov. 30, 1832-Jan. 3, 1895)

Nicholas D. Richardson (“Nick”) was the son of William Richardson (1797-1866), a prominent lawyer and, at one point, attorney general of Alabama. His mother was Richardson’s wife, Ann Davis (1810-1861), from Hanover County, Virginia. He was born in Athens, Alabama, … Continue reading

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Thomas Cary Anderson (28 Aug. 1832-4 Jun.1882)

Thomas Cary Anderson was the son of Benjamin Bapham Anderson (d. 1839) and his wife, Mary Burdette Nelson (1807-1878), daughter of Thomas Cary Nelson, a first cousin of Thomas Nelson, Jr., a signer of the Declaration of Independence and governor … Continue reading

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Sylvester Albert (12 Mar. 1829-29 Aug. 1877)

Sylvester Albert was the son of James Albert (d. 1839), of Scott County, Virginia, and his wife, Nancy Agnes Glenn (d. 1836). James Albert was a cattle broker and eventually became a Justice of the Peace and the High Sheriff … Continue reading

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Gazzam Family of Alabama

George Gano Gazzam (22 Oct. 1831-1 Sep. 1864) and William Parker Gazzam (29 Apr. 1839-25 Feb. 1910) were sons of Charles Wood Gazzam (1798-1882) of Mobile, Alabama, and his wife, Clementina Lea (d. 1886). Charles W. Gazzam was the founder … Continue reading

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