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in 1903 Mary Mahoney; Maud Louise. (4). Llewellyn, born
in 1853, is a lawyer and lives in Texas. He spent three years in
France and two in Germany finishing his education. In 1877 he

married Minnie , and has issue : George Phillips, John

Walker, Arthur Hopkins, Elizabeth and Robert Blevins.

45. Cornelia Carter FIopkins (born 1828), spent several
years in Europe, and then married Henry A. Lowe, an English
cotton merchant of Mobile, who was born in Liverpool. He lived
and died in Mobile, but held his allegiance to the English crown.
They had issue: Maria Walker Lowe, died infant, and Henry


A. Lowe, Jr., a Mobile hardware merchant. He was educated in
Paris and Versailles, France. In 1886 he married Annie Hughes
and died in 1896, without surviving issue.

46. Augusta Hopkins (born 1831), married in 1851 John
W. Rice, a lawyer, born in Chester District, South Carolina, and
died in Mobile in 1857. He was a captain in the 13th Infantry,
United States Army, in the Mexican War. They spent a year
abroad on their bridal tour, and while in Florence had beautiful
cameo miniatures of themselves cut by Saulini, which are repro-
duced in this work. Besides the European countries, they visited
Egypt, and expected to go on to Palestine, but Mrs. Rice pre-
ferring the overland route — like the Israelites — they missed the
once a month boat by the water way. One night in the desert
with its Bedouin camps, peculiar moonlight and countless millions
of fleas, was sufficient, so they fled back to the flesh pots of
Egypt, and later on to Europe. After the death of her husband
she spent five years in France and Germany for the education
of her son and daughter. They had issue: (1). Arthur Hop-
kins Rice, born in Aug., 1852. He is a physician and lives at
Starkeville, Miss. In 1880 married Fannie M. Smith, and has
issue: Augusta Hopkins, born 1881 ; Arthur Hopkins, Jr., born
1885; Nannie Herndon, born 1886; Joseph Smith, born 1888;
Cornelia Lowe, born 1891 ; John Washington, born 1895, and
Harriet McFarland, born 1897. (2). Nannie Herndon Rice, born
in July, 1854, married in 1875, J onn Simpson Walker, a civil
engineer, Nashville, Tenn. For a number of years he has been
connected with the United States government improvements on
the Cumberland River. They have issue one son, Richard Wilder
Walker, "a six foot Viking," a first lieutenant in the United
States Army in the Phillipines, but now (1911) on sick leave in
the United States. During the Spanish-American War, while he
was a sergeant in the 37th Infantry, he distinguished himself at
Muntinglupa by going alone in a leaky boat with three Filipino
prisoners as oarsmen, twelve miles to bring reinforcements and
ammunition to his entrapped command. The whole distance he
bailed water with one hand and held a cocked pistol on his oars-

Lieutenant Richard Wilder Walker, U. S- A.


men with the other. He was fired on twice from shore, but not
struck. Once when one of the men became obstreperous he
clubbed him into submission with his pistol rather than alarm the
country by shooting. He got reinforcements to Maj. F. B.
Cheatham and his command when they had but a couple of rounds
of ammunition left. In 1904 he married Alice Green way Patton,
and has one daughter, Elizabeth Patton Walker.

47. Mary Moseley Hopkins (born 1834), married William
Barnewall, born in New York of Irish parents. He proved his
right to the title of Lord Thimberton of Ireland, but preferred to
live in America. He was a major on the staff of General Hardee
in the Civil War. They had a daughter, Maria Walker, who
died in infancy.

49. Catharine Erskine Hopkins (born 1838), married
Starke H. Oliver, a Mobile merchant, and a colonel in Gen. Pat
Claiborne's Division, Confederate States Army. They had is-
sue: 1. John Walker, born 1865, married Etta Hooks in 1897,
and has issue : : John W., Jr., Henry Lowe, Etta and Catharine.
(2). Samuel W., born 1867, has two sons. (3). Arthur Hopkins,
born 1869. (4). Henry, born 1873. (5). Percy, born 1875,
married Margaret Walker in 1903 and has one daughter, Margaret.
(6). Catharine Hopkins, born 1877, married in 1901, Arthur
A. Hall, and has one son, Oliver Hopkins. (7). Cecil, born i<
has three sons. (8). Starke H., Jr., eldest son, born 1862-
( omitted at the proper place).

Carters of "Oakland" — Other Branches.

13. Margaret Carter (Jesse 9), was married in 1787 to
Samuel Thompson, of Pittsylvania. They had issue : Jesse,
mentioned in the will of his uncle, Jesse Carter, of Caswell, N. C.
Samuel, Jr., married Margaret, daughter of Moses and Lucy
Parke Hutchings, and had issue Moses, Elizabeth and Margaret.
Samuel and Margaret Carter Thompson may have had other
children, but I have no data of same.



14. Sarah Carter (9 Jesse), married her father's first cousin,
Jeduthan Carter, of "Mt. View," Pittsylvania. They had no
children, and this beautiful place, with several negroes and other
property, was bequeathed to their nephew, Reuben Hopkins.

15. Thomas Chattan Carter (9 Jesse), married his first
cousin, Elizabeth Carter, daughter of Thomas and Winifred
Carter, of "Green Rock." His will probated in Pittsylvania Jan.
15, 1 82 1, left a good estate to the following children: Sarah;
Winifred H., married in 1830 Obediah Fountaine ; Alary Miller ;
Miller Carter, who had wife, Elizabeth, and daughter, Elizabeth,
in 1 82 1, and later removed to the west ; Jesse ; and Thomas.

16. Joseph Carter (9 Jesse), inherited from his father "Oak-
land" and eight hundred and fifty acres of the home plantation
on Bannister River, half a dozen negroes and other property. His
will was probated Sept. 13, 1838. He married Nancy Robinson,
and had two children: I. Jesse; II. Mary. I. Jesse Carter
married Lucy Neale, and had issue: (1). Celeste, born in 1834,
died 1856. (2). Nellie. (3). Mary, married first a Mr. Pen-
nick, and second, Rev. Mr. Petty, and had a daughter, Mamie.
(4). Robert Carter, who inherited "Oakland."

(1). Celeste Carter, married about 1850 Dr. John M. Hutch-
ings; died April 5, 1887. Son of John and Anne B. Williams
Hutchings and grandson of Moses and Lucy Parke Hutchings.
Dr. John and Celeste Carter Hutchings had two sons :

a. Chesley, who married a Miss Wiley, and had Philip, Lena
and Chesley, Jr.

b. John R., born May 14, 1854, head of the firm of John R.
Hutchings & Co., tobacconists, Danville, Va. May 5, 1880, he
was married in Danville to Sue R. Doe, daughter of Thomas B.
and Sarah Ross Doe, and niece of Sam Rose Doe and niece of
Judge Charles Doe, of the United States Supreme Court. They
have two daughters, Lucy A. and Sue D. Hutchings. Dr. John
Hutchings was a surgeon in the Virginia Infantry, C. S. A.

(4). Robert Carter, of "Oakland," married a Miss Townes
and had five sons: a. Jesse, married a Miss Townes and had
Jesse Lawson, present owner of "Oakland," who married Mary

Mr ^N D Mrs. James Carter, and Son, James S. Carter, Chatham, Va.
•Greenrock." 1784. Built by Thomas Carter, great grandfather of James Carter.


Diam, of Maryland; Robert, married a Miss Williams, and
George, married a Miss Carter, b. Robert, who also married a
Miss Townes, and had sons James, Benjamin and Stephen,
c. Reuben, d. Thomas, and e. William.

II. Mary Carter, married on Dec. 2, 1824, Robert Hutchings,
son of Moses and Lucy, a wealthy planter of Pittsylvania county,
and owned what was probably the first piano in the county.
They had one daughter, Anne Laura, who married her first cousin,
Wm. Hutchings, and removed to Georgia, and had two children,
John and Anne Laura, married a Mr. Camp.

18. John Carter (9. Jesse), of "Sandy River," Pittsylvania,
married a Miss Riger and had issue: I. Jesse of "Sandy River,"
a wealthy bachelor. II. Mary. III. Sarah. IV. John, had
sons Thomas and Christopher. V. Frances, married Nathaniel
Royall and had three children : ( 1 ) . Bettie, who married Thomas
Carter, of "Swansonville," and had Emma, May, married Wm.
Cousins, and Ada. (2). Sally, married a Mr. Swanson. (3).
Jesse Royall, married a Miss Graves.

Carter, of "Greenrock," Pittsylvania.

Thomas Carter (Thos.3, Thos. 2, Thos. 1), born at "Barford,"
Lancaster county, Nov. 27, 1734, died at "Greenrock," Pittsyl-
vania, July 15, 1817.

In 1760 he sold his land in Lancaster and removed with his
brother, Jesse, to the land they had inherited from their father,
in Cumberland county. Here Thomas Carter married, July 10,
1764, Winifred Hobson, eldest daughter of Adcock and Joana
Lawson Hobson. She was born July 15, 1745, in Northumber-
land county, and died Dec. 3, 1831, in Pittsylvania.

Hobson and Lawson Excursus.

Adcock Hobson is supposed to have been a grandson of Thomas Hob-
son, who was clerk of Northumberland for the long period of fifry-two
years — 1664 to 1716. July 30, 1741, Adcock Hobson married in Richmond
County, Joana, eldest daughter of John and Mary Lawson, born March
17, 1721, and had issue: John, born Oct. 31, 1742; Winifred, born July 15,
1745; Thomas, born Jan. 11, 1746; William, b. Sept. 7, 1748; Caleb, born


Tiny 15, 1751 — all born in Northumberland; and Lawson, Lucy, Edward
?nd Elizabeth, born in Richmond and Cumberland counties. Joana Lawson
Hobson's mother, Mary Lawson, died July 16, 1740, and her father's will
was prob. in Richmond County, Feb. 2, 1761. They had issue: Christopher
Lawson, whose will, prob. in Sept., 1772, names wife Sarah, and children
John, Betty Digges, Epaphroditus, Joana, Katy and Lucy ; Elizabeth, born
Feb. 17, 1719, wife of a Mr. Barber in 1758; Joana, wife of Adcock Hob-
son, and Catharine, wife of Isaac White, twins, born March 17, 1721 ;
Lucy, born March 3, 1732, married George Booker after 1758.

The parentage of John Lawson of Richmond County, but the names of
his children and grandchildren show positively that he was a member of
the Lawson family of Lancaster County, which is descended from Row-
land Lawson, the elder of three brothers — Rowland, Richard, and Epaphro-
ditus — w : ho came to Virginia prior to 1637, when Epaphroditus Lawson
had a grant of 1,400 acres of land for their transportation. Between 1649-
1656 they had large grants of land in Lancaster and Gloucester counties.
Richard settled in Gloucester, and died prior to 1662. He was probably
the ancestor of the Middlesex Lawsons. Epaphroditus and Rowland set-
tled in Lancaster; the former died in Lancaster in 1652, and seems to have
left but one child, a daughter, who married Robert Davis. Rowland Law-
son was a justice of the Lancaster court, 1652-1656. His will, probated
May 8, 1661, names wife Letitia (named in the head rights in 1637) and
children: Rowland, Jr., a justice of Lancaster, 1684, died in 1706, leaving
sons Rowland 3rd. (died 1717), Henry and John; Elizabeth; Henry; and
John, who died prior to 1703, leaving sons John, Jr., and Epaphroditus, and
daughter Elizabeth. Rowland Lawson II. 's will in 1706 bears a seal show-
ing a chevron between three martlets. Burke gives the arms of the Lawsons
of Brough Hall, Yorkshire, and of Cramington, Northumberland, as — Arg.
a chevron, between three martlets sable. See Mr. W. G. Stanard's inter-
esting notes of the Lawsons in Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol. IV.

After their marriage Thomas and Winifred Hobson Carter
lived in Cumberland county until 1783, when he purchased 467
acres of land in Pittsylvania known as "Green Rock." Here he
built a log house, and in 1787 a frame house, which was consid-
ered very fine at that time, part of which is yet standing. In
1 797- 1 798 and 1802 Thomas Carter, Sr., had grants for 1,193
acres of land in Pittsylvania. In the census of 1782 there were ten
white members of his family and seven servants.

His great, great granddaughter, Mrs. N. E. Clement, Chatham,
Ya., has given me great assistance in collecting data of this family.


She tells an interesting story, as follows : "YVinif red Hob-
son Carter became converted to Methodism in Cumberland
county, but found no Methodist church in Pittsylvania. She knew
Bishop Asbury and wrote him to stop at her house in his journey-
ings north and south. At his coming she notified the people of the
county, who gathered at her home to hear the bishop preach.
Bishop Asbury was a man of low statue, so in order to address
the crowd, called for something to stand on. The most conven-
ient thing at the time was one of Thomas Carter's liquor cases.
They are stoutly built, covered with leather and lined with velvet,
and are now owned by Mr. Scott Carter, Chatham, Ya. The
bishop preached from the liquor case and Thomas afterwards
teased his wife so much that before another visit from the bishop
she had a small pulpit built in her parlor." Later Thomas Carter
gave a piece of land called the "Bold Spring Tract" for the erec-
tion of the first Methodist church in Pittsylvania.

Thomas Carter's will, dated Sept. 16, 1803, probated Aug. 18,
1 81 7, divided a good estate between wife and children. The
personal estate included books, a large set of pink rose china,
two sets of large silver spoons and six sets of small ones, besides
a good lot of furniture, negroes, etc.

Thomas Carter's old Bible, now owned by Mr. Hill Carter Lin-
thicum, a prominent architect, of Durham, N. C, records the
following children :

51. Joana Carter, born Aug. 15, 1766, died in July, 1809.

52. Elizabeth Carter, born June 21, 1768, married her first
cousin Thos. C. Carter, son of Jesse Carter, of "Oakland."

53. Sarah Carter, born Feb. 17, 1773, died Dec. 25, 1805.

54. Edward Carter, born March 8, 1775, died Sept. 18, 1843.

55. Thomas Carter, Jr., born March 8, 1777, died in Oct. 1852.

56. Jeduthan Carter, born March 22, 1779.

57. Lawson Hobson Carter, born June 13, 1781.

58. Christopher Lawson Carter, born Feb. 7, 1784, died Oct.
7, i860.

59. Dale Miller Carter, born March 17, 1786, died Sept. 8, 1796.

60. Raleigh Williamson Carter, born Feb. 8, 1788, died Oct.
18, 1847.


6l. Jesse Carter, eldest son (omitted above), born Nov. 30,
1770, married a Mrs. Elizabeth Lillie, and had sons, William,
Robert and Henry Clay Carter.

54. Edward Carter, married Nancy Allen, died March 15,
1832, and had issue: (1). Anne G. Carter, born in June, 1816,
died Jan. 23, 1870; (2). Elizabeth Carter, married John C. Royall,
and died in 1855; (3). Winifred, married a Mr. Boaz, and died
in 1855; (4). Joseph Carter; (5). Edward Carter, Jr., married
a Miss Morton. (1). Anne G. Carter, married David S. Lanier,
a wealthy Pittsylvania planter, born June 25, 1813, died March
20, 1878, and had issue: a. John E., married Oct. 2, 1877, Sally
Hughes and had issue : John E., Jr. and Annie, who married
Charles Noel. b. Mary Anne, who married James Jones and had
issue : John, married Mary Pannil, and had Marion, Stuart,
George W. and Mary Hunter, c. Adolphus Lanier, killed in
1865 in the Confederate army.

55. Thomas Carter, Jr., married in 1806 Nancy Hutchings,
born May, 1788, died in Jan., 1835, daughter of Moses and Lucy
Parke Hutchings. After the death of his wife Thomas Carter
removed with his children, except sons James and Stokely, to St.
Charles, Missouri, where he died.

Hutchings Excursus.

Moses Hutchings, son of Christopher (died in 1807, very old), and
Elizabeth Hutchings, who removed from Culpeper to Pittsylvania prior to
the Revolution, was born in 1754, and died in 1836. The pension declara-
tion cf Moses Hutchings filed in Pittsylvania, Aug. 22, 1832, states that he
enlisted as an Ensign under Capt. John Donaldson, Mar. 11, 1777, in the
campaign against the Creek Indians; in Dec, 1777, was appointed Indian
Spy under Capt. Dillard, and in 1778 marched to Boonesboro, Ky. In 1779
he enlisted as lieutenant under Capt. Armistead, and was in the North
Carolina campaign of i78i-'82, in battle of Guilford C. H., etc

Dec 13, 1780, Moses Hutchings married, in Pittsylvania, Lucy, daughter
of John Parke, a vestryman, justice, etc., of Pittsylvania in i77<j-'8o. They
had issue: William, married Judith Johns, and had a daughter, Mary E.,
who married Edward Carter, son of Raleigh of Pittsylvania; John married
Anne B. Williams, and had a son Dr. John, who married Celeste Carter,
daughter of Joseph Carter of "Oakland ;" Nancy married Thomas Carter,


Jr., Polly married Jesse Walton ; Samuel ; Peggy married Samuel Thomp-
son, grandson of Jesse Carter of "Oakland;" Robert married Mary Carter,
daughter of Joseph Carter; and Stokeley.

Moses Hutchings was a justice of Pittsylvania in 1814, and sheriff in

Thomas and Nancy Hutchings Carter had issue:

62. James Carter, born Feb. 18, 1807, died April 27, 1884.

63. Lucy Carter, born about 1809, married a Mr. Hubbard.

64. Samuel Carter, born about 181 1.

65. Winifred Carter, born about 1813, married a Mr. Hubbard.

66. Stokeley Carter, born April 23, 181 5.

67. William Carter, born Feb. 9, 1817, died in 1900.

68. Patsy Carter, born about 1819.

69. Margaret Carter, born about 1821, married, (1), a Mr.
McGregor; (2), Judge Milton Lovell, of Missouri.

62. James Carter, a Pittsylvania farmer, married July 21, 1834,
Lucy Washington Lanier, daughter of Capt. James Monroe
Lanier and his wife, Mary Merriman Johns.

Lanier Excursus.

James M. Lanier was a planter of great wealth and entertained in a
lavish manner at his fine old brick mansion in Pittsylvania County. He
was admitted to the bar in 1817, was a captain in the War 1812, and died
suddenly in 1820. He was the third son of Capt. David Lanier and his
wife, a Miss Hicks, who* purchased a plantation in western Pittsylvania,
May 28, 1772, to which he removed from Brunswick County. In 1776 this
was included in the hew county of Henry, whose records show that David
Lanier was a captain of Henry County militia in the Revolution, which
saw service under General Green. In early days the Brunswick Laniers
intermarried with the Surry County Washington family, over which a
heated genealogical controversy raged for a long time, until settled by a
search of the county records a few years ago. Sidney Lanier, the poet, was
of this family.

Lucy Washington Lanier Carter, born Sept. 18, 1817, died
July 29, 1891, was "a woman of strong personality, possessing
great intelligence and business acumen." James and Lucy Carter
had issue :



70. Mary Thomas Carter, born May 26, 1836, died in Nov.

71. Hutchings Lanier Carter, born May 2, 1838, died in Nov.

y2. Ross Carter, born March 8, 1840, died in 1903.

73. James Carter, Jr., born April 3, 1842. Living.

74. Scott and Taylor Carter (itwins), born Nov. 5, 1847.
Taylor died infant.

75. John Dale Carter, born May 2, 1849. Living.

76. Ellen Hicks Carter, born June 7, 185 1. Living.

yy. Ada B. Carter, born July 20, 1853, died June 2, 1872.

78. Hugh Carter, born June 15, 1856.

79. William Carter, born Jan. 9, 1863.

70. Mary T. Carter, married James P. Johnson, a Chatham,
Va., merchant, and has issue : Neale, Lyle, Lucy, married Henry
Bolanz, a Chatham merchant ; Foote, Mamie, married Horace
Partridge, an attorney, Washington, D. C.

71. Hutchings Lanier Carter, was 1st lieutenant, Company
I, 53rd Virginia Infantry, C. S. A., the only company that
crossed the stone wall at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. An ac-
count of this by the color corporal in The Times-Dispatch,
says : "When the brigade reached the wall there was few men
left and General Armistead, turning to Colonel R. W. Martin,
said, 'Colonel, we can't stay here,' and Colonel Martin replied,
'Then we'll go forward' ; and over the wall the few remaining
went, but there were only seven or eight men left — General Ar-
mistead, Colonel Martin, Lieutenant Hutchings L. Carter,
Thomas Treadway, James C. Coleman and some others. When
Color Sergeant Jones fell from the wall, Lieutenant H. L. Carter
seized the colors and ran forward among the artillery, which
the enemy had abandoned. But reinforcements coming up they
returned and retook the guns, there being no one left to hold
them, and opened fire again on our lines. General Armistead
was killed while trying to turn a gun on the enemy; Colonel
Martin was wounded, his leg being shattered by a ball, and his
friend, Thomas Treadway, who ran to his assistance, was shot


and fell dead across his body. The others fell also, and Lieutenant
Carter finding- himself alone in the enemy's line surrendered and
was sent a prisoner to the rear, leaving the flag among the guns.
He had seventeen bullet holes in his clothes and yet was without
a wound. Thus he carried the flag of the 53rd Virginia to the
farthest point in the enemy's lines that day. Of its ten guards
eight were killed outright, and Jones and myself were severely

Lieutenant Hutchings L. Carter married Eliza Poindexter and
had issue : a. James S., a lumber merchant of Lynchburg, who
married Kate Prescott of N. C, and has issue Prescott and Sallie ;
b. Edgar, for a number of year a banker in Cuba, died unmar-
ried March 11, 1909, at Thomasville, Ga. Buried at Chatham,
Va. ; c. Nellie ; d. Dr. Henry Carter, McKenna, Dinwiddie county,

72. Samuel Ross Carter, captain of Company G, 53rd Vir-
ginia Infantry, C. S. A., married Sally Lucke and had issue :
a. Shields, married Louise Rice of New York and had Rosewell
York and Elaine ; b. Williams ; c. Ada, married Chas. Stultz ;
d. Florence; e. Percy H., a chemist, living in Georgia.

73. James Carter, corporal Company I, 53rd Virginia In-
fantry, C. S. A., is the present postmaster at Chatham, Va. He
married, Feb. 19, 1874, Bettie Pigg. Issue: a. Rutledge P.,
merchant in Danville ; b. Lanier, physician at Chatham, married
Mabel Moon and has James and Virginia ; c. Martha Maud, mar-
ried Nathaniel Clement, an attorney at Chatham, and has issue,
Elizabeth Lanier, Rutledge Carter and Henry Turner; d. James

Rutledge, Ward, Chiles Excursus.

Bettie Pigg Carter, was the daughter of Hezekiah Ford Pigg and
Martha Ward Rutledge. Martha Ward Rutledge was the daughter of Dr.
John Biddle Rutledge of Maryland, and his wife, Lucinda Ward. He was
the son of Joshua Rutledge of "My Lady's Manor," Maryland, and his
wife Augustine Biddle of Delaware. Joshua Rutledge served in the Revo-
lution as a lieutenant in the Fourth Maryland Regiment, Continental Line,
and was an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati.


Lucinda Ward, born October 28, 1804, married Dr. John Rutledge on
October 14, 1823, in the ball room of "The Mansion," the old Ward home
in Campbell County, Va. She was the daughter of Henry Ward, born
April 2, 1751, the youngest child of Maj. John Ward of "The Mansion" by
his first wife, Anne Chiles, daughter of Coll Henry Chiles, whose will was
probated in Amelia County, March 20, 1746. "Major John Ward built his
home, 'The Mansion,' about 1751. It is standing to-day, a quaintly beau-
tiful home on the cliff above the Staunton River overlooking the wide
plains below. The rooms have the corner fireplaces, with tiny cupboards
budt in the chimneys just above the mantles. It was the first weather-
boarded, plastered house in that section of the country, and the friendly
Indians and the people for miles around came to view the magnificence of
the 'Mansion.'" Maj. Ward died at the advanced age of a hundred and
five years, and his will was probated in Campbell County, Nov. 11, 1816.

Clement Excursus.

Maud Carter, daughter of James and Bettie Pigg Carter, married on
June 24, 1902, Nathaniel Elliott Clement, a lawyer of Chatham, Va. He
was born Nov. 15, 1872, and is the son of Henry Clay and Harriet Morri-
son Clement of Pittsylvania County. Henry Cl'ay Clement served in Flour-
noy's Cavalry in the Confederate Army. He is the son of Dr. George
Washington and Sarah Turner Clement. Dr. Clement, born in 1785, was a
graduate of Jefferson College, Philadelphia, and was a physician of promi-
nence and wealth in Pittsylvania County, where he died in 1867. He was
the son of Adam and Agnes Johnson Clemet. Adam Clement was a cap-
tain of the Bedford County Militia in the Revolution, and his old sword is
now owned by Mr. N. E. Clement, his great-grandson. In 1786 he was
one of the original trustees of the city of Lynchburg; died in 1813, and
was a son of Benjamin and Susannah Hill Clement, pioneer settlers in
this section of the State. As early as 1738, Benjamin Clement was buying

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