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Edmund T. Zschoch (3 Mar. 1854-May 1891)

There is not a lot of hard information about Edmund T. Zschoch, but we can gather a number of details from the records that survive. The name Zschoch can be found in the records with a variety of spellings. “Zschock,” … Continue reading

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Boyden Family (Virginia)

Daniel Hanson Boyden (24 Jan. 1843-22 Dec. 1871) and Peter Meriwether Boyden (16 May 1852-4 May 1925) were sons of the Rev. Ebenezer Boyden (1803-1891) of “Hopedale” in Cismont, Virginia, and his wife, Mary Sheffey (1813-1881), daughter of U.S. Senator … Continue reading

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Elias Miller Boykin (16 Oct. 1851- 16 Nov. 1903)

Elias Miller Boykin, born at “Plane Hill” in Kershaw County, SC, was a son of Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866) and his wife, Sarah Jones deSaussure (1817-1893). Elias Miller Boykin’s great-grandfather, William Boykin, moved from Virginia to Kershaw County, SC, and … Continue reading

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Cabaniss Family (Alabama and Virginia)

The Cabaniss family in America is descended from Henri Cabaniss of Lasalle, France, a French Huguenot who arrived in North America in 1688, and who settled in Manakin Town (near Richmond), in Goochland County, Virginia, in 1700. The Cabaniss men … 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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