Virginia A. Maddox

Brief Life History of Virginia A.

When Virginia A. Maddox was born on 27 February 1835, in Wood, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Arnold Maddox, was 46 and her mother, Ann Rebecca Caines, was 20. She married Perry Green Morrison on 8 March 1853, in Rochester, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lubeck, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 4 April 1887, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Wood, Virginia, United States.

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John Q. A. Bartlett
Virginia A. Maddox
Marriage: 1863
Hatti Crawford Bartlett

Sources (9)

  • Virginia Bartlett in household of John Bartlett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Virginia A Maddox, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Virginia A. Maddox Morrison, "Find A Grave Index"

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1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English (of Welsh origin): from the Welsh personal name Madog (see Maddock ). Variant of Maddocks .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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