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McCarty Family (Fairfax County, Virginia)

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the McCartys were one of Virginia’s most prominent families, associating with families such as the Balls, Lees, Masons, and Washingtons. The family’s progenitor in America was Dennis McCarty, who arrived in Virginia by 1675. … Continue reading

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Charles Harper Anderson (18 Jun. 1848-13 Feb. 1920)

Charles H. Anderson was born at his family’s home in Albemarle County, “Locust Hill.” His parents were Dr. Meriwether Lewis Anderson (1805-1862), and his wife, Lucy Sydnor Harper (1811-1885). He attended the University of Virginia in session 41 (1864-1865). On … Continue reading

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William C. Folkes (8 Jun. 1845-17 May 1890)

William C. Folkes was born in Lynchburg, VA, and was the son of Edward J. Folkes (1820-1894), a Virginia state senator, and his wife, Sarah A. Winston (b. 1824). When the Civil War began, Folkes was 16 years old, and … Continue reading

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