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Archer Family (Fauquier County, VA)

William B. Archer (21 Dec. 1814-between 28 Oct. and 31 Dec. 1847) was born in Richmond, VA. I believe him to be the son of Colonel William Archer (1780-1822) of Powhatan, and his wife, Charlotte Clarke, daughter of Major John … Continue reading

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Alsop Family of Spotsylvania County

William Samuel Alsop (Jan. 1838?-6 Jan 1913) and George Edward Alsop (30┬áJul. 1839-10┬áNov. 1907) were sons of Joseph M. Alsop (1805-1872) and his wife, Sarah Ann French (1816-1886), who had married in March 1837. This family of Alsops owned a … 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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William Howard Brooks (17 Mar. 1829-27 Feb. 1861)

Born in Augusta Co., VA, son of William Brooks (1789-1857), a veteran of the War of 1812, and his wife, Elvira A. Dodd (1804-1890), William H. Brooks attended Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), then the University of Virginia … 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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