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Hamner Family

Those of us of a certain age (!) remember The Waltons television show from the 1970s. The characters on the show were modeled on the Hamner family of Schuyler, Virginia. “The Homecoming,” the original story on which the show was … Continue reading

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Meriwether Lewis Anderson (23 June 1805-5 Mar. 1862)

Meriwether Lewis Anderson was born at “Locust Hill,” the Meriwether home in Albemarle County, VA. He was the son of Edmund Anderson (1763-1810) and his wife, Jane Meriwether Lewis (1770-1845), a sister of the Captain Meriwether Lewis of Lewis and … Continue reading

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John Bolling Garrett (14 Feb. 1809-27 July 1855)

John Bolling Garrett was the son of Alexander Garrett (1775-1860) of Charlottesville, VA and his second wife, Evelina (Bolling) Garrett (1790-1863). Alexander Garrett was County Clerk of Albemarle Co. and the first Bursar of the University of Virginia. Mrs. Garrett … Continue reading

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