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From: "Nettie S. Clifton" <>
Subject: Re: Archibald Stuart, Esquire
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 20:43:00 -0400

Cynthia Wilson,

Here is what I have on Archibald Stuart, his ancestors and descendants:

Archibald Stuart. The first Archibald Stuart left Londonderry Ireland,
now Northern Ireland in 1726, due to religious persecution. He was of
Scotch-Presbyterian parentage. He spent seven years in western
Pennsylvania. His wife and children joined him in 1738 and the family
moved to Augusta Co. Va. He was prosperous in northwestern Virginia and
acquired large amounts of land, which were divided among his four

Major Alexander Stuart, second son of Archibald Stuart. Major Stuart
was in Colonel Samuel McDowell's regiment during the American
Revolution. During the battle of Guilford Courthouse, McDowell was ill
and Stuart led his regiment in the fight. He had two horses shot from
under him during the battle and was wounded dangerously. The British
captured him & found him to be such a pleasing fellow that at the time
of his exchange they returned his sword, a very unusual occurrence.
Major Stuart was interested in education and helped endow the college
that would become Washington & Lee. Major Stuart would live to be 90.

Judge Alexander Stuart was the youngest son of Major Alexander Stuart.
He lived in Cumberland and Augusta Counties. He was a member of the
Executive Council of State and spent time in Richmond during thos years.
Judge Stuart would move to Illinois and Missouri where he was a United
States Judge, State Circuit Court Judge, and Speaker of the Missouri
Legislature. He later returned to Augusta Co. , where he died in 1832.
Children: Archibald and a girl, maybe more.

Archibald Stuart b c1795 LynchburgVA, age 60, died of Congestion., son
of Judge Alexander Stuart m 1817 Elizabeth Letcher Pannill, dau of David
Pannill and Parthenia Letcher. Elizabeth received as her share of her
family inheritance, the land on the Ararat River in Patrick Co. Va.
Archibald and Elizabeth moved onto this land in 1828. 11 Children: Ann
Dabney, Bethenia Pannill, Mary Tucker, David Pannill, William Alexander,
John Dabney, James Euwell Brown, Columbia Lafayette, Virginia, Victoria
August and an infant boy.

Anne Dabney Stuart b 1818 Chalk Level, PittsylvaniaCoVA, dau of
Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, m James Peirce of
WytheCoVA. 3 children: Mary Bell, Elizabeth Pannill and David Stuart

Bethenia Pannill Stuart b 1819 Seneca Hill CampbellCoVA d 1910, dau of
Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, m Rev. Nicholas
Chevalier, originally from Connecticut 4 children: Archibald, Bertha,
Lilly and William Chevalier.

Mary Tucker Stuart b 1821 St. LouisMO d 1888, dau of Archibald &
Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, m Dr. Tazewell Headen of Floyd who
died in the Civil War.

David Pannill Stuart b 1823 Chalk Level, PittsylvaniaCoVA, d 1845, son
of Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, an aspiring young

William Alexander Stuart b 1826 Laurel Hill, son of Archibald &
Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, m(1) Mary Carter of RussellCo d 1862.
3 children: John, Dale and Henry Carter. m(2) Ellen Spiller Brown, widow
of cousin Alexander Stuart Brown. 5 children Susan, Alexander, William,
Archibald & J.E.B.

Henry Carter Stuart, son of William Alexander & Mary Carter Stuart, was
Governor of Virginia from 1914 to 1918.

Dr. John Dabney Stuart b 1828 Laurel Hill d 1 Oct 1877 Black
Lick,WytheCoVA, served in the Civil War as a surgeon, son of Archibald
& Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, m Anne Elizabeth Kent of WytheCo b
c1834 d 20 Oct 1874 Black Lick,WytheCoVA. 5 children: Alexander,
Elizabeth, Ellen and Flora. 3 of his children preceded Dr. J. D. Stuart
in death.

General James Euwell Brown Stuart (Jeb) b 6 Feb 1833 PatrickCoVA d 12
May 1864 Richmond, Civil War Major General, son of Archibald & Elizabeth
Letcher Pannill Stuart, m 1855 Kansas Flora Cooke, dau of U.S. Cavalry
General Philip St. George Cooke. Children: Flora Cooke, James E. B.
Jr., & Virginia Pelham.

Flora Cooke Stuart, Jr. b c1856 died age 5, dau of J. E. B. & Flora
Cooke Stuart.

Capt. James Ewell Brown Stuart, Jr. (originally named Philip St. George
Cooke Stuart, name changed during Civil War) b 26 Jun 1860 Ft. Riley
Kansas (born before John Brown was hanged) d 1930 Istokpoga FL, buried
Arlington Cem. VA, second child of James Ewell Brown & Flora Cooke
Stuart. James Jr. was in the Spanish American War and served In France
during World War I as a civilian. He m 21 Jul 1886 Hampton VA
Josephine Phillips d 1932 buried Arlington Cem. VA. Children: Jeb III,
Mary Marrow, Flora, Jo Phillips, Jeb III (second child same name),
Elizabeth Letcher,

James Ewell Brown Stuart III b Sep 1887 nr Larned KS d Jul 1889 Staunton

Mary Marrow Stuart b 28 May 1889 Staunton VA

Flora Stuart b 16 Jun 1890 Lexington VA

Jo Phillips Stuart b 8 Aug 1892 Buena Vista VA, dau
James Ewell Brown Stuart III, b 8 Jul 1897 RichmondVA, d 11 Apr 1990
Richmond, WW I Vet, son of James Ewell Brown Stuart Jr. Jo Stuart,
Pictured on 1964 photo of Stuart Descendants.

Col. James Ewell Brown Stuart IV b c1936, Vietnam Vet, son of James
Ewell Brown Stuart III, m Mary Louise McNeil. Children: Elizabeth
Pelham, J. E. B. V and John Alexander.

Elizabeth Pelham Stuart, dau of J.E.B. & Mary Louise Stuart.

Dr. James Ewell Brown Stuart V, Capt. in U.S. Army and a docor at Walter
Reed Medical Center, son of J.E.B. & Mary Louise Stuart, m Kelly ______.
Child: J.E.B. VI

James Ewell Brown Stuart VI, b 5 Jul 1991 WashingtonDC, son of Capt
James E. B. & Kelly Stuart.

John Alexander Stuart, son of J.E.B. & Mary L. McNeil Stuart, m Dona

Elizabeth Letcher Stuart b 5 Feb 1901

Virginia Pelham Stuart b 9 Oct 1863 d 1898, dau of James Ewell Brown &
Flora Cooke Stuart, m _____ Walker.

Columbia Lafayette Stuart, dau of Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill

Virginia Stuart died at the age of six and may be buried at Laurel Hill,
dau of Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart.

Infant Boy Stuart b 1834 died as an infant and may be buried at Laurel
Hill, son of Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart.

Victoria Augusta Stuart b c1837, youngest child of Archibald & Elizabeth
Letcher Pannill Stuart, m 13 Sep 1858 PCVA Nathaniel A. Boyden b c1832
StokesCoNC, a lawyer, son of Nathaniel and Ruth Boyden. 1 child:
Columbia Stuart Boyden. Victoria died young and her child, Columbia was
brought up by General Stuart's wife, Flora.

Female Stuart, dau of Judge Alexander Stuart, m Judge James Ewell Brown.
Child: Alexander Stuart Brown.

Alexander Stuart Brown, son of Judge James Ewell & _____ Stuart Brown,
m Ellen Spiller. Ellen m(2) William Alexander Stuart b 1826 Laurel
Hill, son of Archibald & Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart. William
Alexander was the father of a Virginia Governor.

Hope it helps.

Nettie S. Clifton <>

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