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Flowers left for Charles Ellet
Little is written here on his benefit to not only Nelson County, Virgina as well Lynchburg, Va., and the (Daughters of the American Revolution) DAR.::**Born in 1766, Dr. George Cabell, Sr. attended Hampden-Sydney Academy and completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a friend and the physician to patriot, Patrick Henry and a frequent correspondent with his neighbor, Thomas Jefferson.:::::::::::::::Dr. George Cabell's son William Lewis Cabell and his bride Eliza Daniel Cabell both died in 1830. Her father, Judge William Daniel, Sr. inherited the mansion and left it to his son Judge William Daniel, Jr. in 1839. Judge Daniel, Jr. served on the Virginia Court of Appeals from 1846 through the end of the Civil War. His son was United States Senator John Warwick Daniel, the famous "Lame Lion" Lynchburg. Judge Daniel, Jr.'s sister Elvira Daniel married pioneer American civil engineer and Civil War hero Charles Ellet, Jr. Their daughter, Mary Virginia married William D. Cabell and was a founding member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012

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