Logo Our Family Tree Branch: Ray's Extended Family Tree Ray's Extended Family Tree
Grand
Parents
Abraham Venable II + Martha Hannah Davis
Richard "Baron" Woodson + Anne Madeline "Nannie" Michaux
Parents
Nathaniel Venable10/01/1733 -- 12/26/1804avatar
Elizabeth Michaux Woodson06/06/1740 -- 09/29/1791avatar
Spouses
 
Names

Events
Portrait

Abraham Bedford Venable

Birth20 NOV 1758
 
Educationabt 1778
 
Hampden Sydney College
Education1780
 
Princeton, Princeton University
Occup1791-1799
 
Flag of Virginia
Occup1803-1804
 
Flag of Virginia
Death26 DEC 1811
 
Grave
Aged: 53.1 years
He-S, The Huguenot Abraham Michaux and Descendants, Nash Excursus,
Abraham B Venable, born November 20, 1758, died in Richmond Theatrefire December 26, 1811; was President of the Bank of Virginia, andUnited States Senator from Virginia.
Occupation: United States Senator from Virginia

Longwood House
Abraham Bedford Venable, b. at "Slate Hill", Prince Edward Co, Va, Nov 20, 1758 and d. burned in the Richmond Theater disaster, Dec 26, 1811. His name is conspicuously on the roll of the victims at the entrance of the Memorial Church, erected on the spot where the theater stood. He studied at Hampden-Sidney Academy; A.B. Princeton, 1780. He was a member of the US House of Representatives, March 4, 1791; March 3, 1799; the United States Senate, Dec 7, 1803-'04; June 7, 1804, he was appointed by Washington to found the first bank of Virginia, of which he became first president. He was a lawyer of ability and a trustee of Hampden-Sidney College from 1790 to his death. He never married-From the book-Venables of Virginia by Elizabeth Marshall Venable
Pics & Attach-
ments
  • Longwood House,Farmville VA
  • Abram Bedford Venable
 
Suggest
To suggest changes to these records, login & edit by clicking the names above, & your suggested changes will be saved for the record moderator to review.
Sources
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave
  3. Book:Venables of Virginia by Elizabeth Marshall Venable;
    Source from: Vicki V
  4. Other: Gedcom Import: Arlen_2010-05-15_01.ged; Imported 5/23/2010;
    Source from: abtaylr
  5. Other: Genealogies of Virginia Families IV;
    Source from: abtaylr
Access
NameEmailLevel
Ray GurganusRay GurganusModerator

Subscribe Me
Added
5-23-2010 02:58 PM
Updated
12-2-2020 08:54 AM
Login or Email:
Password:

Don't have a login? Register!
Why register?I forgot my login....