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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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Thomas J. Adams (18 May 1834-22 Nov. 1903)

Thomas J. Adams was the son of Thomas Adams of Church Hill in Jefferson County, Mississippi, and his wife, Charlotte. (1850 U.S. Census) Thomas the younger attended the University of Virginia in session 31 (1854-1855), where he was enrolled in … Continue reading

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Matthew Lynn Anderson (25 Nov. 1834-4 Oct. 1861)

M. L. Anderson was the son of Thomas Cary Anderson (1805-1852) and his wife, Jemima Ann Meredith (1815-1850). The family lived at Seven Oaks Plantation in Louisa County, Virginia. M. L. Anderson attended the University of Virginia in session 31 … Continue reading

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Wilson Cary Selden Alexander (8 Feb. 1836-29 Jan. 1859)

Cary Selden Alexander, as he was called, was the son of Dr. William Fontaine Alexander (1811-1862), and his first wife, Anna Maria Thomasina Blackburn Washington (1817-1850). The family moved to Walnut Hill in Jefferson County, VA, when their first two … Continue reading

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Yager Family of Page County, Virginia

Nicholas Wesley Yager (1792-1868), a farmer and veteran of the War of 1812 and his wife, Christena Williams Overall (1803-1879) were both born in Virginia and were buried in the Yager Cemetery in Luray, VA. They were the parents of … Continue reading

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