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George Graham Armistead (11 Nov. 1809-11 Oct. 1866)

George G. Armistead was the son of Robert Armistead of “The Cottage” in Loudoun County, VA, and his second wife, Fanny (Hislop) Dalrymple (b. 1763). George attended the University of Virginia in session 4 (1827-1828). On 7 Nov. 1831, George … Continue reading

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Haxall Family (Virginia)

The Haxall family of Richmond, Virginia, owned and ran one of the largest mills in Virginia through the nineteenth century.  In the 1870s and 1880s, the flour mill output 160,000 barrels, most of which was shipped to South America. Philip … Continue reading

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Coalter Family (King William County, VA)

St. George Tucker Coalter (2 June 1809-19 Aug. 1839) was the son of Virginia Court of Appeals Judge John Coalter (1769-1838) and his third wife, Ann Frances Bland Tucker (1785-1813). Ann was the daughter of St. George Tucker, a noted … Continue reading

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Ambler Family (Virginia) – Part 1

The Amblers were a rich, socially prominent and influential Virginia family whose founding father, Richard Ambler, arrived in Virginia in 1716. He married the heiress Elizabeth Jaquelin, from whom came the family’s wealth and the name “Jaquelin,” which occurs throughout … Continue reading

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John Bolling Garrett (14 Feb. 1809-27 July 1855)

John Bolling Garrett was the son of Alexander Garrett (1775-1860) of Charlottesville, VA and his second wife, Evelina (Bolling) Garrett (1790-1863). Alexander Garrett was County Clerk of Albemarle Co. and the first Bursar of the University of Virginia. Mrs. Garrett … Continue reading

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