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Furgurson, Ernest B.
  • Conrad, Thomas Nelson (1 August 1837-5 January 1905)
Gaidmore, Gerald P., II
  • Call, Norman (29 March 1880-25 May 1959)
  • Capps, Washington Lee (31 January 1864-31 May 1935)
  • Collins, Lewis Preston (25 December 1896-20 September 1952)
Gales, Melinda D.
  • Cook, Huestis Pratt (13 July 1868-1 August 1951)
Gentry, Daphne
  • Abrahall, Robert (fl. 1620s-1680s)
  • Allen, Arthur (ca. 1608-May or June 1669)
  • Allen, Arthur (ca. 1652-15 June 1710)
  • Allen, John (ca. 1756-May 1793)
  • Allen, John (d. 13 May 1799)
  • Anderson, James (24 January 1740-8 September 1798)
  • Andrews, Robert (ca. 1748-28 January 1804)
  • Applewhaite, Henry (ca. 1643-by 9 May 1704)
  • Armstrong, Edward Jones (29 March 1808-1 August 1877)
  • Aston, William Ballarde (22 December 1817-18 December 1886)
  • Ballard, Thomas (d. by 24 March 1690)
  • Banks, Robert Adam (April 1806-28 January 1878)
  • Basse, Nathaniel (bap. 19 December 1589-by 30 August 1654)
  • Bassett, William (ca. 1671-11 October 1723)
  • Baxter, John (ca. 1781-1831)
  • Beale, Thomas (ca. 1610-by 3 December 1700)
  • Bell, David (d. 15 December 1799)
  • Berlin, George William (2 December 1824-13 November 1895)
  • Bernard, William (1603-31 March 1665)
  • Bird, Mark (23 December 1810-2 January 1883)
  • Bird, Abraham (ca. 1731-by 21 March 1820)
  • Blackford, Benjamin (31 October 1767-20 August 1855)
  • Blair, Archibald (ca. 1753-7 October 1824)
  • Bland, Theodorick (bap. 6 January 1630-23 April 1672)
  • Blayton, Thomas (fl. 1669-1695)
  • Blue, Charles James (28 December 1804-21 March 1863)
  • Bluett, Benjamin (bap. 10 April 1580-by 12 May 1621)
  • Bohun, Lawrence (d. 19 March 1621)
  • Bonham, Hezekiah Love (18 February 1866-30 May 1934)
  • Booker, Edmund (d. by 24 January 1793)
  • Botts, Alexander Lithgow (May 1799-15 May 1860)
  • Bowler, Thomas (d. by 2 July 1679)
  • Boyd, William Watson (ca. 22 December 1815-8 April 1866)
  • Bracken, John (bap. 2 May 1747-15 or 16 July 1818)
  • Bradshaw, Mildred Roberts Lawrence Glenn (9 February 1902-13 June 1989)
  • Branch, Samuel (d. 1 September 1847)
  • Braxton, Corbin (3 May 1792-12 February 1852)
  • Braxton, George (ca. 1677-1 July 1748)
  • Bray, James (d. 24 October 1691)
  • Brent, George William (August 1821-2 January 1872)
  • Brent, William (26 July 1733-by ca. 8 April 1782)
  • Briggs, David (6 January 1780-5 November 1836)
  • Briggs, John Howell (d. 2 March 1808)
  • Broaddus, John W. (ca. 1804-4 May 1874)
  • Brocas, William (d. by 7 May 1655)
  • Brooke, Robert (d. 27 February 1800)
  • Brooke, George (d. 7 April 1782)
  • Brooke, James Vass (10 October 1824-9 October 1898)
  • Brooke, Humphrey (d. by 24 May 1802)
  • Browne, Henry (d. by 1 March 1662)
  • Buchanan, Andrew (d. 3 October 1804)
  • Buckner, John (d. by 10 February 1696)
  • Buckner, Richard (d. by 14 March 1734)
  • Bullock, Hugh (ca. 1577-by 2 November 1650)
  • Burke, Richard Floyd (29 December 1851-21 February 1924)
  • Burnley, Hardin (19 March 1761-11 March 1809)
  • Burwell, Carter (25 October 1716-by 26 October 1756)
  • Cabell, William (9 March 1700-12 April 1774)
  • Cabell, William (13 March 1730-23 March 1798)
  • Capps, William (fl. 1609-1630)
  • Chiles, Walter (bap. 20 March 1609-after 6 July 1653)
Gentry, Daphne and Henry, G. Scott

  • Bright, John (25 September 1908-26 March 1995)
Gibson, Keith Eric
  • Burress, Withers Alexander (24 November 1894-13 June 1977)
  • Cocke, William Horner (12 September 1874-9 June 1938)
Gilbert, Kelly
  • Cronk, Katharine Killinger Scherer (14 July 1877-12 March 1927)
Gill, Harold B., Jr.
  • Bucktrout, Benjamin (d. by 1 June 1813)
  • Carter, Robert Randolph (15 September 1825-8 March 1888)
Gilliam, George H.
  • Cabell, Royal Eubank (12 March 1878-8 September 1950)
  • Crump, Beverley Tucker (10 June 1854-30 March 1930)
Glade, Mary Elizabeth
  • Cowardin, Charles O'Brien (23 October 1851-5 July 1900)
Golden, Alan L.
  • Beale, Richard Lee Turberville (22 May 1819-17 April 1893)
  • Bouldin, James Wood (ca. 1792-30 March 1854)
Goldenberg, Joseph
  • Barron, James (October 1740-14 or 16 May 1787)
Goldman, Robert M.
  • Barco, John William (25 June 1877-2 August 1964)
Gomery, Douglas
  • Cline, Patsy (Virginia Patterson Hensley) (8 September 1932-5 March 1963)
Gooden, Randall S.
  • Burdett, John Sinsell (20 December 1818-4 April 1904)
  • Byrne, Benjamin Wilson (16 May 1820-12 September 1903)
Gorman, Michael J.
  • Brown, William G. (25 September 1800-19 April 1884)
  • Byrd, Richard Evelyn (29 December 1801-1 January 1872)
Gottlieb, Matthew S.
  • Hunnicutt, James W. (16 October 1814-8 October 1880)
  • Nickens, Armistead (July 1836-25 or 26 April 1906)
  • Norton, Robert (d. by 17 October 1898)
  • Norton, Frederick Smith (d. 14 November 1893)
  • Norton, Daniel M. (d. 29 November 1918)
  • Ruffin, Robert Davis (June 1842-2 December 1916)
  • Teamoh, George (1818-d. after 1887)
Grantham, Dewey W.
  • Alderman, Edwin Anderson (15 May 1861-29 April 1931)
Gray, Glenn R.
  • Cabell, Mary Virginia Ellet (24 January 1839-4 July 1930)
Green, Bryan Clark
  • Campbell, Edmund Schureman (28 October 1884-8 May 1950)
  • Chesterman, Aubrey (17 June 1875-28 January 1937)
Green, Hilary N.
  • Manly, Ralza Morse (16 January 1822-16 September 1897)
Greene, Jack P.
  • Carter, Landon (18 August 1710-22 December 1778)
Gregory, Eve S.
  • Allen, William (7 March 1768-29 November 1831)
  • Allen, John (ca. 1684-by 21 April 1742)
Greve, Jim
  • Colonna, Charles Jones (27 August 1849-20 February 1920)
Griffenhagen, George
  • Baker, Thomas Roberts (30 May 1825-26 November 1906)
Griffin, Barbara J.
  • Andrews, Marietta Minnigerode (11 December 1869-7 August 1931)
Guertin, Katherine
  • Toler, Burwell (ca. 1822-21 July 1880)
Gundersen, Joan R.
  • Allen, Elizabeth Bray (ca. 1692-by 22 February 1774)
  • Bland, Anna Bennett (d. ca. 1 November 1687)
Gunter, Donald W.
  • Aaroe, Alden Petersen (5 May 1918-7 July 1993)
  • Albemarle, William Anne Keppel, second earl of (5 June 1702-22 December 1754)
  • Allan, William (12 November 1837-17 September 1889)
  • Allen, James Walkinshaw (2 July 1829-27 June 1862)
  • Allen, Robert Clotworthy (22 June 1834-3 July 1863)
  • Amherst, Sir Jeffery (29 January 1717-3 August 1797)
  • Anderson, Richard Clough (12 January 1750-16 October 1826)
  • Barbour, James (26 February 1823-29 October 1895)
  • Barnhardt, James Monroe (16 August 1898-5 July 1975)
  • Barrett, Joseph Eagle (24 April 1890-20 October 1971)
  • Barron, James (15 September 1768-21 April 1851)
  • Barton, Richard Walker (3 July 1799-15 January 1860)
  • Bausell, Lewis Kenneth (17 April 1924-18 September 1944)
  • Beauchamp, William Benjamin (16 March 1869-28 June 1931)
  • Berkeley, Randolph Carter (9 January 1875-31 January 1960)
  • Beverly, Frank Monroe (2 January 1857-1 July 1929)
  • Biggs, Walter Joseph (4 June 1886-11 February 1968)
  • Blackford, William Mathews (19 August 1801-14 or 15 April 1864)
  • Blackford, William Willis (23 March 1831-1 May 1905)
  • Boisseau, James (10 June 1822-29 November 1872)
  • Bolling, Phillip S. (ca. 1849-18 April 1892)
  • Bolling, Stith (28 February 1835-1 November 1916)
  • Boone, Daniel (22 October 1734-26 September 1820)
  • Booth, Edwin Gilliam (11 January 1810-13 February 1886)
  • Borst, Peter Bock (23 June 1826-25 April 1882)
  • Botts, Lawson (25 July 1825-16 September 1862)
  • Bowden, Thomas Russell (20 May 1841-6 July 1893)
  • Bowden, Lemuel Jackson (16 January 1815-2 January 1864)
  • Bowden, George Edwin (6 July 1852-22 January 1908)
  • Bowden, Henry Moseley (10 April 1819-11 April 1871)
  • Bowen, Henry (26 December 1841-29 April 1915)
  • Bowering, Andrew Benjamin (6 August 1842-20 October 1923)
  • Brady, Samuel (25 May 1756-1 January 1796)
  • Branch, Blythe Walker (16 March 1864-22 May 1942)
  • Braxton, Elliott Muse (8 October 1823-2 October 1891)
  • Breckinridge, James (7 March 1763-13 May 1833)
  • Broaddus, William Francis Ferguson (30 April 1801-8 September 1876)
  • Brown, William (ca. 1748-ca. 13 January 1792)
  • Brown, John Thompson (19 February 1861-15 May 1921)
  • Bruce, James Coles (26 January 1806-28 March 1865)
  • Buchanan, John (d. by 16 August 1769)
  • Burroughs, Charles Franklin (31 July 1871-24 February 1960)
  • Calfee, Ernest William (23 November 1886-27 October 1942)
  • Calisch, Edith Elliott Lindeman (21 March 1898-22 December 1984)
  • Campbell, Richard (d. 8 September 1781)
  • Carr, David Green (24 May 1809-7 April 1883)
  • Carter, William Richard (22 April 1833-8 July 1864)
  • Carter, Peter Jacob (29 May 1845-19 July 1886)
  • Catlett, John (bap. 12 March 1626-by 17 October 1671)
  • Chaffin, William Womach (5 May 1868-7 May 1925)
  • Chapman, Flavius Josephus (29 June 1839-1 February 1894)
  • Clark, George Rogers (19 November 1752-13 February 1818)
  • Clark, Matt (b. ca. 1844)
  • Claytor, Gertrude Harris Boatwright (1 October 1888-21 August 1973)
  • Close, James Titus (14 April 1829-30 August 1869)
  • Coleman, Asa (d. after 24 February 1893)
  • Colson, James Major (15 October 1855-22 May 1909)
  • Conrad, Currence B. (29 January 1812-22 October 1897)
  • Cooper, William Pope (26 July 1825-17 September 1880)
  • Cootes, Frank Graham (6 April 1879-30 November 1960)
  • Cowan, Robert Edwin (9 November 1830-14 July 1887)
  • Craft, James Belt (17 April 1859-4 September 1941)
  • Crocker, Wiley Horace (26 June 1873-9 July 1943)
  • Cromwell, John Wesley (5 September 1846-14 April 1927)
  • Curtiss, Gaston G. (September 1819-15 November 1872)
  • Dalton, Grady William (19 June 1908-5 March 1986)
  • Davis, John H. (d. July 19, 1896)
  • Davis, Cephas L. (ca. November 1839-26 May 1907)
  • Delaney, McDowell (ca. 1844-after August 2, 1924)
  • Dent, Marshall Mortimer (2 May 1828-3 May 1901)
  • Dosh, Thomas William Luther (21 November 1830-24 December 1889)
  • Edwards, Thomas Jefferson "Tommy" (15 October 1922-23 October 1969)
  • Evans, William W. (d. 16 November 1892)
  • Fayerman, George (d. October 24, 1890)
  • Fields, James A. (August 1844-23 November 1903)
  • Summers, George William (4 March 1804-19 September 1868)
Gushee, Elizabeth M.
  • Bosher, Kate Lee Langley (1 February 1865-27 July 1932)
  • Cheyne, Christopher Ethelbert (5 July 1867-14 August 1943)
Haber, Carole
  • Chaloner, John Armstrong (10 October 1862-1 June 1935)
Hackett, Mary A.
  • Corbin, Francis (1759 or 1760-23 May 1821)
Hackford, Heidi M.
  • Claiborne, John Herbert (10 March 1828-24 February 1905)
Haggard, Robert F.
  • Coles, Isaac (2 March 1747-2 June 1813)
Haile-McPhillips, Peggy
  • Cooke, Richard Dickson (29 April 1880-10 October 1958)
Hall, Cline E.
  • Biggers, Abram Frederick (14 November 1838-28 March 1879)
Hall, Virginius C.
  • Beyer, Edward (1820-1865)
  • Brown, Henry James (12 October 1811-9 April 1854)
  • Bruce, Edward Caledon (November 1825-24 November 1900)
Hallman, Clive R.
  • Aldhizer, George Statton (15 June 1907-20 May 1986)
Hall-Sizemore, Richard W.
  • Bane, Robert Franklin (7 April 1893-23 January 1983)
Hamilton, Phillip
  • Coles, Walter (8 December 1790-9 November 1857)
Hammond, Bruce
  • Buford, Algernon Sidney (2 January 1826-6 May 1911)
Hanlon, Tina L.
  • Chase, Richard Thomas (15 February 1904-2 February 1988)
Hanna, Thomas M.
  • Ellis, Fendall Ragland (5 March 1910–8 May 1986)
Harbury, Katharine E.
  • Cary, Miles (bap. 30 January 1623-10 June 1667)
  • Conn, Notley (d. by 19 November 1798)
  • Corbyn, Henry (1628 or 1629-ca. 8 January 1676)
  • Crewes, James (1622 or 1623-26 January 1677)
  • Custis, John (ca. 1654-26 January 1714)
  • Dabney, Walter Davis (13 May 1853-12 March 1899)
Harbury, Katherine E. and Tarter, Brent

  • Davis, William Roscoe (d. ca. November 18, 1904)
Hardwick, Kevin R.
  • Culpeper, Thomas, baron Culpeper of Thoresway (bap. 21 March 1635-27 January 1689)
Hardy, Beatriz Betancourt
  • Brent, George (ca. 1640-by 1 September 1700)
Harrell, David E.
  • Campbell, Alexander (12 September 1788-4 March 1866)
Harris, Anne B.
  • Bornstein, Yetta Libby Frieden (15 February 1913-8 December 1968)
Harris, Beth S.
  • Cocke, Martha ("Matty") Louisa (9 October 1855-15 August 1938)
  • Everett, John Rutherford (27 December 1918-21 January 1992)
Harris, Russell
  • Callaway, Richard (ca. 1717-ca. 8 March 1780)
  • Campbell, John (d. 19 October 1799)
Harris, Scott Hampton
  • Baldwin, John Brown (11 January 1820-30 September 1873)
  • Baylor, George (ca. 1803-27 October 1871)
Harsh, R. Stanley
  • Boyd, Andrew Hunter Holmes (4 June 1814-16 December 1865)
Hart, Lyndon H., III
  • Blunt, Benjamin (21 June 1746-ca. November 1803)
Harter, Dale F.
  • Blosser, Samuel H. (3 October 1855-2 October 1945)
  • Blosser, Emanuel (28 October 1877-23 August 1953)
  • Campbell, John Arthur (3 October 1823-17 June 1886)
  • Chamberlayne, John Hampden (2 June 1838-18 February 1882)
  • Clemens, Sherrard (28 April 1820-30 May 1880)
  • Coffman, Samuel Augustus (9 March 1824-8 February 1885)
  • Colston, Raleigh Edward (31 October 1825-29 July 1896)
  • Colvin, Robert Mason (13 May 1845-28 July 1938)
Hartzell, Lawrence L.
  • Bragg, George Freeman (25 January 1863-12 March 1940)
Hayes, Jack Irby, Jr.
  • Averett, John Taylor (24 December 1827-23 February 1898)
  • Brewer, John Bruce (26 August 1846-20 June 1929)
  • Carrington, Alexander Berkeley (27 January 1862-26 January 1936)
  • Daniel, Wilbur Clarence ("Dan") (12 May 1914-23 January 1988)
Hayes, Kelly Henderson
  • Barton, Mary (1 March 1847-18 June 1901)
  • Bignall, Ann West (d. 20 January 1805)
  • Blackwell, John Chapman (31 August 1812-21 February 1885)
Hayes, Kevin J.
  • Blackamore, Arthur (bap. 12 August 1679-after 1723)
  • Dandridge, William (29 December 1689-28 August 1744)
Hecht, Irene W. D.
  • Bucke, Richard (1581 or 1582-by January 1624)
Hehman, Thomas J.
  • Black, William Marshall (29 August 1869-15 July 1950)
Heinemann, Ronald L.
  • Anderson, James Aylor (26 December 1892-16 November 1964)
  • Byrd, Richard Evelyn (13 August 1860-23 October 1925)
  • Byrd, Harry Flood (10 June 1887-20 October 1966)
  • Campfield, William Sanford (20 May 1880-25 January 1948)
  • Cardwell, William Duval (12 April 1868-27 June 1954)
  • Coleman, George Preston (4 May 1870-17 June 1948)
  • Fenwick, Charles Rogers (11 August 1900-22 February 1969)
Hemphill, John M., II
  • Aggie, Mary (fl. 1728-1731)
Hemphill, John M., II and Gentry, Daphne

  • Beverley, Peter (bap. 7 May 1663-by 26 March 1729)
Hemphill, John M., II and Tarter, Brent

  • Beverley, Robert (d. 21 April 1722)
Henriques, Peter R.
  • Anderson, Robert Nelson (6 May 1899-27 April 1976)
  • Battle, John Stewart (11 July 1890-9 April 1972)
Henson, Edward L., Jr.
  • Bailey, Anne Hennis Trotter (ca. 1742-22 November 1825)
Herman, Jan K.
  • Ambler, James Markham Marshall (30 December 1848-ca. 30 October 1881)
Hershman, James H., Jr.
  • Aiken, Archibald Murphey (12 February 1888-27 November 1971)
  • Almond, James Lindsay (15 June 1898-14 April 1986)
  • Boothe, Gardner Lloyd (1 June 1872-3 May 1964)
  • Boothe, Armistead Lloyd (23 September 1907-14 February 1990)
  • Bryan, Albert Vickers (23 July 1899-13 March 1984)
  • Campbell, Edmund Douglas (12 March 1899-7 December 1995)
  • Carter, Stuart Barns (25 April 1906-12 June 1983)
  • Charity, Ruth LaCountess Harvey Wood (18 April 1924-26 April 1996)
  • Denny, Collins (10 June 1899-14 January 1964)
  • Dure, Leon Sebring (26 May 1907-26 October 1993)
Heuvel, Lisa L.
  • Carter, Edward (d. by 13 November 1682)
Heyward, Brittany N.
  • Diederich, John William (30 August 1929–27 March 2006)
Hickin, Patricia P.
  • Anderson, John Thomas (5 April 1804-27 August 1879)
Higgins, Christian
  • Carroll, Daniel Lynn (10 May 1797-23 November 1851)
Hill, Samuel S.
  • Alley, Reuben Edward (9 July 1896-19 September 1983)
Hitchcock, William S.
  • Barrett, James D. (April 1833-1903)
Hizer, Trenton E.
  • Cabell, Benjamin William Sheridan (10 May 1793-19 April 1862)
  • Campbell, William (1778 or 1779-23 January 1845)
  • Campbell, Edward (1781-25 February 1833)
  • Caperton, Hugh (17 April 1781-9 February 1847)
  • Claytor, Samuel (6 October 1794-15 September 1831)
  • Cloyd, Gordan (19 March 1771-4 May 1833)
  • Coke, Richard (16 November 1790-31 March 1851)
  • Cooke, John Rogers (17 June 1788-15 December 1854)
  • Craig, Robert (1792-25 November 1852)
Hizer, Trenton E. and Julienne, Marianne E.

  • Dandridge, Raymond Emmett (30 August 1913-12 February 1994)
Hobson, Charles F.
  • Ambler, Jaquelin (9 August 1742-10 January 1798)
Hoch, Beverly Repass
  • Colley, Richard (ca. 1793-16 March 1858)
Hofstra, Warren R.
  • Allen, Benjamin (29 September 1789-13 January 1829)
  • Borden, Benjamin (6 April 1675-by 9 December 1743)
  • Cartmell, Thomas Kemp (28 January 1838-15 May 1920)
Hohner, Robert A.
  • Cannon, James (13 November 1864-6 September 1944)
Holifield, E. Brooks
  • Broaddus, Andrew (4 November 1770-1 December 1848)
Holladay, Cary
  • Cussons, John (1838-4 January 1912)
Hollan, Catherine B.
  • Brodnax, John (bap. 16 October 1664-by 17 August 1719)
Holmberg, James J.
  • Allin, Thomas (14 May 1757-26 June 1833)
  • Bullock, Rice (17 December 1755-9 April 1800)
Holt, Wythe W., Jr.
  • Braxton, Allen Caperton (6 February 1862-22 March 1914)
Holt-Springston, Kathryn
  • Ahalt, Clarence Randolph (28 May 1888-15 October 1962)
Hood, Graham
  • Bridges, Charles (bap. 2 April 1670-by 18 December 1747)
Horan, John F., Jr.
  • Crown, John Randolph (12 May 1878-14 November 1940)
Horn, James
  • Ball, William (ca. 1615-by 10 November 1680)
Hucles, Michael E.
  • Aery, William Anthony (24 September 1882-16 October 1963)
  • Bassette, Andrew William Ernest (November 1857-7 August 1942)
Huebner, Timothy S.
  • Coalter, John (20 August 1769-2 February 1838)
  • Daniel, Peter V. (24 April 1784-31 May 1860)
Hunt, Thomas C.
  • Burruss, Julian Ashby (16 August 1876-4 January 1947)
Hurt, Frank Benjamin
  • Beckham, Benjamin Moore (17 August 1868-30 September 1957)
Hurt, Matthew
  • Caruthers, William Alexander (23 December 1802-29 August 1846)
Hyser, Raymond M.
  • Armstrong, Frank (26 October 1871-7 May 1954)
Jacob, Diane B.
  • Couper, William (16 November 1884-15 February 1964)
Jacobs, James A.
  • Cabell, James Lawrence (26 August 1813-13 August 1889)
  • Callis, William Overton (23 March 1757-30 March 1814)
  • Calrow, Charles James (21 September 1877-27 November 1938)
James, Michael E.
  • Alexander, Frederick Milton (7 February 1888-13 December 1948)
  • Buck, James Lawrence Blair (13 April 1886-16 March 1964)
Javersak, David T.
  • Burley, James (ca. 1800-4 January 1870)
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