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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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Lawrence Manning Austin (29 Jan. 1838-13 Jul. 1864)

L. Manning Austin was the son of Dr. Thomas Collins Austin (1790-1883), and his wife, Mary Turner James (1805-1889). The family lived in Greenville, South Carolina, where Dr. T. C. Austin had a medical practice and a large amount of … 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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Wyatt Family of Albemarle County, Virginia

Richard Ware Wyatt (1806-1881), of Goochland County, Virginia, and his wife, Harriet King Harris (1811-1888), had two sons and six daughters. Of their children, all except the youngest two girls were born at their home Oak Shade in Goochland County. … Continue reading

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David Rittenhouse Barton (27 Sep. 1837-13 Dec. 1862)

David R. Barton was the son of David Walker Barton (ca. 1803-1863), a lawyer of Winchester, Virginia, and his wife, Frances S. Jones (b. ca. 1809). The younger Barton’s early education was at the Winchester Academy and the Episcopal High … Continue reading

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