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William Cabell Alexander (5 Sep. 1848-25 Mar. 1937)

William C. Alexander was the son of James Waddel Alexander (1804-1859), a Presbyterian minister, and his wife, Elizabeth Clarentine Cabell (1809-1885), a great-granddaughter of the original William Cabell of Nelson County, Va. Though the residence of his guardian while at … Continue reading

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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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Tunstall Family (Virginia)

Alexander Augustine Tunstall (10 Sep. 1850-20 Apr. 1935) was the son of Whitmell Pugh Tunstall (1810-1854), a lawyer and legislator from Chatham, Virginia, who served in both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate, and his second wife, … Continue reading

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Joseph Young Allison (16 July 1846-1 Dec. 1912)

Joseph Young Allison was born in Concord, N.C., the second of the nine children of Robert Washington Allison (1809-1898), a farmer and merchant, and his wife, Sara Ann Phifer Allison (1816-1889). Joseph joined the Confederate Army in 1864 and served … Continue reading

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Eldorado Pizarro Albritton (b. ca. 1848)

There is very little we know about Eldorado Pizarro Albritton. He was born in Mississippi, probably in DeSoto County where he appears in the 1850 U.S. census in the household of H. Albritton. In the 1860 census, when he was … Continue reading

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