Tag Archives: session 30

Thomas Gorsuch (2 Sep. 1836-24 Jul. 1897)

Thomas Gorsuch was the son of Edward Gorsuch (1795-1851) and his first wife, Sarah Bowen Stansbury (d. 1846). (Findagrave.com) Thomas was the youngest son of five children. Edward Gorsuch was a planter and slave owner in Maryland. He died at … Continue reading

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Toy Family of Norfolk, Virginia

Thomas Dallam Toy (1814-1879) of Norfolk, Virginia was a partner in the firm of King & Toy, a wholesale and retail druggists’ supply business. After the Civil War, the business was known as Thomas D. Toy & Sons.  He was … Continue reading

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Benjamin Mellichamp Cromwell (22 Sep. 1835-30 Apr. 1917)

Benjamin M. Cromwell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Warham Cromwell, of Columbus, Georgia and his wife, Josephine. He grew up in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. He attended the University of Virginia in session 30 (1853-1854). … Continue reading

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Henry Waldrum Addison (Sep. 1834-10 Jan. 1909)

Henry Waldrum Addison was born in September 1834 in Edgefield District, South Carolina. His parents were Joseph R. Addison (1798-1835), and his second wife, Matilda Waldrum (1805-1870). In the U.Va. Matriculation Books, his parent or guardian is a W. B. … Continue reading

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Henry Anderson (24 July 1829-18 Nov. 1862)

Henry Anderson was from Salem, Virginia. I have not been able to find a definitive answer to the identities of his parents, but evidence found in the 1850, 1860, and 1880 U.S. Censuses suggests that his mother’s maiden name was … Continue reading

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