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Pvt. James Rhodes Werth

Birth31 AUG 1844
 
MilitaryVA Army / Private / US Civil War
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Death13 FEB 1929
 
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Aged: 84.5 years

Mary Herndon Maury

Birth13 NOV 1844
 
Death17 NOV 1928
 
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Aged: 84 years

This is the site where Blagden and Argyle mills once stood, two of the twenty-six mills that once flourished along Rock Creek. If you look close, you can still see part of the millrace and the mill road. The exact date of the construction of these mills is unknown, but the mills were in operation during the early 1800's. Stones used in the construction of the mill were quarried on the east bank of the Rock Creek Valley across from the mill. Thomas Blagden, a prominent Washington businessman owned the mills. Blagden's Mill, a 2 1/2 story structure, contained three millstones for grinding wheat, rye, and corn. Argyle, a smaller mill, ground animal bones for the production of fertilizer. The mills ceased operation in 1889. The millseat was forty-seven... Read More

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Elie Maury 

24 FEB 187831 OCT 1955  VA, Richmond City Littleton Fitzgerald Jr. 
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Matthew Fontaine Maury 

22 JUL 188310 MAR 1965  VA, Richmond City  
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