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William Pope Duval
Birth: Sep. 4, 1784
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1854
Washington City
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

United States Representative and Governor of Florida Territory. He practiced law in Kentucky and commanded a company of Volunteers in the War of 1812. He was elected to the United States Congress from Kentucky and served from 1813 to 1815. He served as Governor of Florida Territory under Presidents Monroe, Adams, and Jackson, from 1822 to 1834. He was the inspiration for Washington Irving's character, "Ralph Ringwood", and James K. Paulding's "Nimrod Wildfire". (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William DuVal (1748 - 1842)
  Nancy Pope DuVal (1753 - 1792)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Hynes DuVal (1786 - 1841)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Ann Duval Beall (1807 - 1881)*
  Burr Harrison DuVal (1809 - 1836)*
  Thomas Howard Duval (1813 - 1880)*
  John Crittenden Duval (1816 - 1897)*
  Mary DuVal Hopkins (1817 - 1911)*
  Marcia Pope DuVal Paschal (1819 - 1865)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Pope Duval (1784 - 1854)
  Susan Elizabeth DuVal Adams (1810 - 1869)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 46, Site 4
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Apr 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7371836
William Pope Duval
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