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King William County

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    King William County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Carter Braxton (1736-1797) — of Virginia. Born in King and Queen County, Va., September 16, 1736. Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1761-75; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1775-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776. Died in Richmond, Va., October 10, 1797 (age 61 years, 24 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of George Braxton and Mary (Carter) Braxton; married 1755 to Judith Robinson; married 1761 to Elizabeth Corbin; grandfather-in-law of William Brockenbrough; grandfather of Mary Page White (who married Andrew Stevenson); great-grandfather of John White Brockenbrough, John White Stevenson and Elliott Muse Braxton; ancestor *** of William Tyler Page (1868-?).
      Political families: Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Brockenbrough-Stevenson-Braxton-Tyler family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Braxton County, W.Va. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Beverly Browne Douglas (1822-1878) — of Virginia. Born in Providence Forge, New Kent County, Va., December 21, 1822. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Virginia 1st District, 1875-78; died in office 1878. Died in Washington, D.C., December 22, 1878 (age 56 years, 1 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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