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Prince Edward County
Virginia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Prince Edward County

Index to Locations

  • Farmville Farmville Cemetery
  • Farmville Westview Cemetery


    Farmville Cemetery
    Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Stephen Hooper (1835-1898) — of Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va. Born near Buckingham, Buckingham County, Va., March 6, 1835. Republican. Merchant; tobacco products manufacturer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Farmville, Va., 1877; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1883-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1888. Died in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va., January 17, 1898 (age 62 years, 317 days). Interment at Farmville Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Westview Cemetery
    Farmville, Prince Edward County, Virginia
    Politicians buried here:
      Beverley Randolph (1754-1797) — of Virginia. Born in Henrico County, Va., 1754. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1777-80; Governor of Virginia, 1788-91. Died in Cumberland County, Va., February 7, 1797 (age about 42 years). Interment at Westview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Randolph and Lucille (Bolling) Randolph; married, February 14, 1775, to Martha Cocke (1753-1838); nephew of Benjamin Harrison (1726-1791); grandnephew of Richard Randolph; third great-granduncle of William Welby Beverley (1889-1969); first cousin of William Henry Harrison; first cousin once removed of Richard Bland, Peyton Randolph (1721-1775), John Wayles Eppes and John Scott Harrison; first cousin twice removed of Francis Wayles Eppes and Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901); first cousin thrice removed of Douglass Townshend Bolling; first cousin four times removed of Thomas Lawton Davis, Connally Findlay Trigg and Richard Walker Bolling; second cousin of Theodorick Bland, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph and John Randolph of Roanoke; second cousin once removed of John Marshall, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Edmund Jennings Lee, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Dabney Carr, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell, James Keith Marshall, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, Edmund Randolph and Carter Henry Harrison; second cousin thrice removed of William Lewis Cabell, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Fitzhugh Lee, George Craighead Cabell, John Augustine Marshall, Carter Henry Harrison II and Frederick Madison Roberts; second cousin four times removed of Benjamin Earl Cabell, John Gardner Coolidge, Edith Wilson, William Marshall Bullitt, Alexander Scott Bullitt and Francis Beverley Biddle; second cousin five times removed of Henry De La Warr Flood, Joel West Flood and Earle Cabell; third cousin twice removed of Coleby Chew; third cousin thrice removed of St. Clair Ballard, Lewis Ballard and William Henry Robertson.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family of Maryland; Lee-Randolph family; Harrison-Randolph-Marshall-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Philip Watkins McKinney (1832-1899) — also known as Philip W. McKinney — of Virginia. Born May 1, 1832. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee); Governor of Virginia, 1890-94. Died March 1, 1899 (age 66 years, 304 days). Interment at Westview Cemetery.
      See also National Governors Association biography

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