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Willis Alston
Birth: 1769
Littleton
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1837
Halifax
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA

US Congressman. He was a member of the North Carolina State House of Commons, 1790 to 1792 and served in the State Senate, 1794 to 1796. In 1799, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixth Congress and to the seven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1815. He was elected as a Republican to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses and reelected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress, serving 1825 to 1831. Not a candidate for reelection, he engaged in agricultural pursuits on his plantation "Butterwood" until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Butterwood Plantation
Littleton
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: private burying ground
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24186995

In memory of an Alston cousin.
- Abigail Banks Dennison
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
Tribute To My Second Cousin, Six Times Removed
- Jesse Macon Lawrence Jr.
 Added: Apr. 5, 2014

- bobkat
 Added: Aug. 27, 2013
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