Politician, US Representative from Virginia. was the eldest son of Judge Alexander Stuart and the father of General J. E. B. Stuart. He was an officer in the United States Army in the War of 1812. He represented, first, Campbell County in the Virginia Legislature, and was later repeatedly elected to both branches of the legislature from Patrick County. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1829-30, and of the Convention of 1850. He married Elizabeth Letcher Pannill, of Pittsylvania County, Va., and they had four sons and six daughters. Among these, James Ewell Brown (J.E.B.) Stuart was the seventh child and youngest son. Archibald and Elizabeth Made their home on a farm they called Laurel Hill in the Ararat Community of Patrick County and it was there that their children were born. Archibald died at Laurel Hill in 1855 and rested in the Family Cemetery until 1952 when he was moved to the Elizabeth Cemetery in Saltville, Virginia where he rest today beside his wife who moved to the Saltville area following his death. (bio by: S.G. Thompson)
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Mark Vernon Added: Jun. 10, 2015
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Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian Added: Jan. 13, 2015