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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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William Rogers Alexander (27 Mar. 1849-23 Dec. 1898)

William Rogers Alexander and his brother, John Henry Alexander, who has already been discussed in this blog, were sons of William Christopher Alexander (ca. 1810-1850), a farmer in Clarke County, Virginia, and his wife, Susan Catharine Swart (1826-1885). William Rogers … Continue reading

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Cazenove Family of Fairfax County, Virginia

Antoine Charles Cazenove (1775-1852) was from a Huguenot family of Nîmes, France. In the 17th century, the family moved to Geneva, Switzerland. Antoine, his brother Jean-Paul, and his father Paul were imprisoned in Geneva during a revolution in July 1794 … Continue reading

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Duke Family (Albemarle County, Virginia)

Richard Thomas Walker Duke (6 Jun. 1822-2 Jul. 1898) was descended from the Duke family of Hanover and James City Counties, Virginia. His father was Richard Duke (1777-1849) and his mother was Maria Walker, the granddaughter of Dr. Thomas Walker … Continue reading

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