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Biographical Sketch of James Nowlin

James Nowlin and his wife, Martha Collins, were natives of Scotland. They came to America prior to the revolution, and brought all their household and kitchen furniture with them. They settled first in the eastern part of Virginia, but afterward removed to...

Biographical Sketch of James Moore

James Moore was born in Campbell County, Va., in 1761. He was married in 1795 to Priscilla Reed, by whom he had John G., William R., Sarah, Thomas, James G., Mary, and Martha. He was a Captain in the war of 1812. In 1839 he came to Missouri and settled on Dry Fork of...

Biographical Sketch of Robert Russell

Robert Russell, of Campbell Co., Va., settled in Montgomery Co., Mo., in 1830. His wife’s maiden name was Bridget Bryant. Their children were James, Harrison, John, Mary, Susan, Elizabeth, and Sarah. Mr. Russell died in 1831, and was the first person buried in...

Biography of Edward Watts Saunders, M. D.

Dr. Edward Watts Saunders, who for forty-three years has engaged in the practice of medicine in St. Louis and who is now professor emeritus of pediatrics and clinical obstetrics in the medical department of Washington University, was born in Campbell county, Virginia,...

Biography of Ernest L. Ballard

The clerk of the district court and ex-ofificio auditor and recorder of Owyhee County, Idaho, residing in Silver City, is a native of the state of Virginia, his birth having occurred in Lynchburg on the 1st of February 1862. His ancestors, leaving their home in...

Biographical Sketch of James Martin

James Martin, of Campbell County, Va., married Caroline Burton, by whom he had William, Elizabeth, Oliver W., Frances A., Edward M., Caroline W., Cynthia P., Sarah, and Thomas J. Mr. Martin settled in Warren County in 1830. William and Elizabeth remained in Virginia....

Biographical Sketch of William Carnefax

Carnefax, William of England, settled in Campbell County, Va., and married Esther Maxey, by whom he had Edward, John D., Charles, William, Benjamin, Nancy, Lucy, Rebecca, Mary, and Rhoda. John settled in Warren County in 1832, and married Jane W. Leavell.
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