Hugh Caperton
Hugh Caperton (April 17, 1781 – February 9, 1847) was a nineteenth-century congressman and planter from Virginia. He was the father of Allen Taylor Caperton whom he had with his wife Jane Erskin...
Francis White (Virginia)
Francis White (1761 – October 6, 1826) was a distinguished early American lawyer and politician in what was then the U.S. state of Virginia (now West Virginia).White served as a member of the Virginia...
George Mathews (Georgia)
George Mathews (August 30, 1739 [O.S. August 19, 1739] – August 30, 1812) was a Continental Army officer during the American Revolution and rose to the rank of brevet brigadier general...
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Sampson Mathews
Sampson Mathews (c. 1737- January 20, 1807) was an 18th-century American soldier, legislator, and college founder in the colony (and later U.S. state) of Virginia.As a soldier he participated in three...
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John Logan (pioneer)
John Logan (1747 – July 1807) was a pioneer and politician from the U.S. state of Virginia and later, Kentucky. He participated in Lord Dunmore's War in 1774, serving under his brother,...
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Samuel Washington
Samuel Washington (1734–1781) was a brother of United States President George Washington. He was born on November 27, 1734 [O.S. November 16, 1734] at Pope's Creek, Wakefield, Westmoreland ...
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George Mason II
George Mason II (1660–1716) was an early American planter and statesman. Mason was the grandfather of George Mason IV, a Founding Father of the United States.
Mason was born in 1660 at Accok...
James Boggs (general)
James Boggs (April 8, 1796  – January 28, 1862) was a brigadier general in the Virginia militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in northwestern Virginia at various times during...
Adam Stephen
Adam Stephen (c. 1718 – July 16, 1791) was a Scottish-born doctor and military officer. He came to North America, where he served in the Virginia colonial militia under George Washington during the F...
Thomas Madison
Thomas Madison (1746–1798) was a soldier and politician in Revolutionary-era Virginia.He was born in Augusta County, Virginia, the son of John and Agatha (Strother) Madison; his brothers included the ...
W. Pat Jennings
William Pat Jennings (August 20, 1919 – August 2, 1994) was a United States Representative from Virginia.
Jennings was born on a farm in Camp in Smyth County, Virginia. He earned a B.S. degree fro...
John West III
John West III (1676–1734) was a justice and sheriff of King and Queen County and a House of Burgesses representative for King William County, all in the US Colony and Dominion of Virginia. He was the...
Angus McDonald (Virginia militiaman)
Angus McDonald (1727 – August 19, 1778) was a prominent Scottish American military officer, frontiersman, sheriff and landowner in Virginia.During the Jacobite rising of 1745, McDonald fought as a lie...
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Magnus Tate
Magnus Tate (1760 – March 30, 1823) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.
Born in Berkeley County, Virginia (now West Virginia), Tate studied law.He was admitted to the bar and practiced....
Mason Mathews
Mason Mathews (December 15, 1803 - September 16, 1878) was an American politician. A Whig, he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates for Greenbrier County during the American Civil War.Raised...
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George Mason I
George Mason I (5 June 1629 – 1686) was the progenitor of the prominent American landholding and political Mason family. Mason was the great-grandfather of George Mason IV, a Founding Father of the Un...
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Jacob Hite
Jacob Hite was one of the wealthiest men in Berkeley County, West Virginia. Hite had come to the Valley with his father in the early 1730s. A prominent family, Hite had served as sheriff twice for Fr...
George Mason III
George Mason III (1690 – 5 March 1735) was an early American planter, businessman, and statesman. Mason was the father of George Mason IV, a Founding Father of the United States.
Mason was born in...