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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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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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Alexander Family (Georgia)

Adam Leopold Alexander (1803-1882) and Sarah Hillhouse Gilbert, his first wife, met in New Haven, CT, while Alexander was attending Yale University and Sarah Gilbert was visiting family there. After their marriage, the family lived in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia. … Continue reading

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Andrew Dewees Armistead (29 Jul. 1835-9 Feb. 1897)

Andrew D. Armistead was born in Hampton, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Smith Armistead  (1799-1889) and his first wife, Amanda Malvina Dewees (b. 1830). (Garber) Andrew attended the University of Virginia in sessions 31-33 (1854-1857). In July 1861, … Continue reading

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Powhatan Lockett (14 June 1836-4 Apr. 1881)

Powhatan Lockett was born in Powhatan County, Virginia. He was the son of Napoleon Buonoparte Lockett (1813-1867), and his wife, Mary Clay Lockett (1814-1885), daughter of Col. Samuel Locke Lockett of Prince Edward County, Virginia. In 1837, the family moved … Continue reading

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