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William Allan (12 Nov. 1837-17 Sep. 1889)

William Allan was born in Winchester, VA. He was the son of Thomas Allan (1802-1873) of Winchester, and his wife, Jane Dowdell (or Dowdall) George Allan (1803-1862). (Gunter; Findagrave.com) After attending a local school for his early education, William Allan … Continue reading

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William Jones Allen (20 Sep. 1838-5 Jul. 1890)

William J. Allen was the son of Robert Henderson Allen and his wife, Ann Elizabeth (Bagley) Allen, of Lunenburg County, Virginia. Robert H. Allen was a grandson of Jones Allen, a farmer in Lunenburg County, and “likewise followed agricultural pursuits.” … Continue reading

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Hamner Family

Those of us of a certain age (!) remember The Waltons television show from the 1970s. The characters on the show were modeled on the Hamner family of Schuyler, Virginia. “The Homecoming,” the original story on which the show was … Continue reading

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Alsop Family of Spotsylvania County

William Samuel Alsop (Jan. 1838?-6 Jan 1913) and George Edward Alsop (30 Jul. 1839-10 Nov. 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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George Wayne Anderson Jr. (5 Aug. 1839-10 Aug. 1906)

George Wayne Anderson Jr. was the son of John Wayne Anderson (1805-1866) of Savannah, Georgia, and his wife, Sarah Ann Houstoun. John Wayne Anderson was the brother of George Wayne Anderson (1796-1872), whose son, Edward Clifford Anderson, Jr. (1839-1876) also … Continue reading

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