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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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Toy Family of Norfolk, Virginia

Thomas Dallam Toy (1814-1879) of Norfolk, Virginia was a partner in the firm of King & Toy, a wholesale and retail druggists’ supply business. After the Civil War, the business was known as Thomas D. Toy & Sons.  He 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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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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