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George R. Turpin (13 Aug. 1832-6 Aug. 1858)

George R. Turpin was the son of George William Turpin (1808-15 Apr. 1854), a Charlottesville, Virginia, hotelkeeper, and his wife, Malinda Bennett Dickerson (1810-5 Feb. 1855). The boarding house was located in Cabell House on Main Street, but doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Albert Benjamin Anderson (7 Jul. 1833-1875)

A. B. Anderson was the son of Albert Anderson (ca. 1796-1884), a farmer of Caroline County, Virginia, and his wife, Louisa Ann Day (1806-1865) of Hanover County, Virginia. A. B. Anderson attended the University of Virginia in session 29 (1852-1853), … 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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Rutherford Wysong (28 Jul. 1833-28 Apr. 1875)

Rutherford Wysong was born in Shephardstown, Virginia (now West Virginia). His parents were John Wysong (1800-1885) and his wife, Helen M. Hebb (1819-1868). They are both buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Shephardstown, WV. Rutherford attended the University of Virginia in … Continue reading

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Camden Atkinson (b. 19 Mar. 1833)

Camden Atkinson was born in Camden County, Georgia; he was the son of Edmund Nathan Atkinson (1804-1862) and his wife, Sarah E. Waddell (1809-1858). Edmund was a planter and owned Black Hammock Plantation, a farm of 30,000 acres in Georgia. … Continue reading

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