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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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William Allin Archer (17 Oct. 1841- 6 Jul. 1922)

William A. Archer was the son of the Rev. Philmer Wesley Archer (b. 1820) and his wife, Mary Susan Compton. The Reverend Archer was a member of the Virginia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for some years was … 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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Eve Family (Augusta, Georgia)

A man named Joseph Eve was the inventor of the Eve cotton gin which was used before the Whitney cotton gin. He had a factory seven miles from Augusta, Georgia. One of Eve’s sons was Dr. Joseph A. Eve, (1805-1886), … Continue reading

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Hamilton Yancey (27 Sep. 1848-15 Nov. 1931)

Hamilton Yancey was born in Edgefield District, South Carolina. He was the son of Benjamin Cudworth Yancey, Jr. (1817-1891) and his second wife, Sarah Paris Hamilton. The family had moved to Atlanta, Georgia by 1860. Though young Hamilton did not … Continue reading

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