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Haxall Family (Virginia)

The Haxall family of Richmond, Virginia, owned and ran one of the largest mills in Virginia through the nineteenth century. ┬áIn the 1870s and 1880s, the flour mill output 160,000 barrels, most of which was shipped to South America. Philip … 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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