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Capt Alexander Dixon Payne
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1837
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1893
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA

Born and died at "Clifton". Son of Richards Payne and Alice Fitzhugh Dixon of "Granville". First in his class at William and Mary, 1856. Enlisted in the Black Horse Cavalry,Co.H,April 25th 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lt. Sept.19,1861. 1st Lt.April 25, 1862. Promoted to Capt.Sept.1 1863. Commended by General Stonewall Jackson for his services during the battles of Second Manassas and Sharpsburg. Following the war he was a distinguised member of the Warrenton Bar. Served as a Delagate to the Virginia General Assembly and was three times mayor of Warrenton.

A quote from a letter penned by Susan Emeline Jeffords Caldwell to Lycurgus Washington Caldwell, April 17 1863.

"Lieut Payne rode in town Thursday with a Yankee Lieut, having captured him the other side of the river. On coming to the River they found the river too high to cross, so they would have to swim. Lieut.Payne made the first attempt,and would have been drowned had not the yankee Lieut jumped in and saved him. (How generous! Noble hearted yankee he was indeed, one with a soul has been left in our midst.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Richards Payne (1809 - 1871)
  Alice Fitzhugh Dixon Payne (1812 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Morson Scott Payne (1841 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Morson Payne (____ - 1881)*
  Alexander Payne*
  Robert Eden Scott Payne (1869 - 1914)*
  Alice Dixon Payne Carr (1870 - 1966)*
  Margaret Lee Payne (1872 - 1873)*
  Eliza Rives Payne Daniell (1874 - 1959)*
  Anne Morson Payne (1876 - 1943)*
  Richards Winter Payne (1877 - 1877)*
  Agnes Lee Payne (1878 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander Dixon Payne (1837 - 1893)
  Ella Payne (1842 - 1846)*
  Alice Dixon Payne (1845 - 1846)*
  Roberta Towsend Payne (1847 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Warrenton Cemetery
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Jan 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6083018
Capt Alexander Dixon Payne
Added by: George Seitz
 
Capt Alexander Dixon Payne
Added by: George Seitz
 
Capt Alexander Dixon Payne
Added by: George Seitz
 
 
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