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Nathaniel Venable10/01/1733 -- 12/26/1804avatar
Elizabeth Michaux Woodson06/06/1740 -- 09/29/1791avatar
William Morton27 NOV 1743 -- 29 NOV 1820avatar
Susan Watkinsabt 1745 -- 1814avatar
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Marriage5 MAR 1797
 
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Richard N Venable

Richard Nathaniel Venable

Birth16 JAN 1763
 
Military
 
VA / Lieutenant / Revolutionary War
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Education
 
Hampden Sydney College
Org.1792-1838
 
Hampden Sydney College, TrusteeHampden Sydney College
Org.1829
 
Virginia Constitutional Convention, Virginia, Delegate
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Death17 JAN 1838
 
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Aged: 75 years
He-S, The Huguenot Abraham Michaux and Descendants, Nash Excursus,
Richard N. Venable, born January (also given February) 16, 1763, died1838; married March 5, 1797, Mary Morton (1779-1838 or 1839). Educatedat Hampden-Sydney and Princeton, and having studied law at William andMary, he settled in Prince Edward.

Richard was a Trustee and contributor for Hampden-Sydney College from 1792 until 1838. His education was received from Princeton and William & Mary Law School. He was interested in agricultural improvements, canals, railroads and education. His marriage to Mary Morton on 3/5/1797 led to the bearing of numerous children to include; Betsey, Martha Watkins, Richard, William Henry, Frances Anderson, Elizabeth Woodson & Mary. During his life, he served as a Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War, and as a State Senator and member of the Convention of 1829. Supposedly his death in 1838 was caused by heart failure as he was found face down in only 2 inches of water near "Slate Hill".
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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William Henry 

1798  VA Margaret Reid 
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Frances Anderson 

2 JUN 17996 JAN 1861  VA James Henry Cosden Leach 
3

Mary Morton 

abt 1812  VA James D Ligon 
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Martha Watkins 

1813  VA, Prince Edward Co Richard Jennings Gaines 
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Sources
  1. Findagrave
  2. Other: Gedcom Import: Arlen_2010-05-15_01.ged; Imported 5/23/2010;
    Source from: abtaylr
  3. Other: Genealogies of Virginia Families IV;
    Source from: abtaylr
  1. Other: Gedcom Import: Arlen_2010-05-15_01.ged; Imported 5/23/2010;
    Source from: abtaylr
  2. Other: Compendium of American Genealogy;
    Source from: abtaylr
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