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Edward Colston
Birth: Dec. 25, 1786
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 1852
Hedgesville
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA

US Congressman. After graduating from Princeton University in 1806, he studied law and became a practicing attorney. He served in the War of 1812, was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and served as high sheriff of Berkeley County, Virginia (now West Virginia). Elected as a Federalist to Congress from Virginia, Colston served a single term, from 1817 to 1819. He retired to this estate, "Honeywood", in Berkeley County. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elizabeth (Eliza) Marshall Colston (1756 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Brockenbrough Colston (1804 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Raleigh Thomas Colston (1834 - 1863)*
  William Brockenbrough Colston (1836 - 1919)*
  Edward Colston (1844 - 1928)*
 
 Sibling:
  Edward Colston (1786 - 1852)
  Susanna Colston Leigh (1792 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Honeywood Cemetery
Hedgesville
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53796338

My brave War of 1812 hero 1st cousin 6x removed. God bless!
- Melody Lee Pettit
 Added: Jul. 1, 2012

- God Bless You Dearest Angel ~ Rhonda Sue
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