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Judge Paul Carrington
Birth: Mar. 16, 1733
Cumberland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1818
Halifax County
Virginia, USA

He was the son of "Coronel (County Militia)" George & Anne Mayo Carrington of "Boston Hill", Cumberland County, VA. At "Boston Hill" Paul was home tutored and later studied law under Col. Clement Read, his future father-in-law. His license to practice law was signed May of 1756 by Peyton Randolph, John Randolph & George Wythe & in that year Lt. Gov. Dinwiddie appointed him "King's Attorney" for Bedford County which position he also held later for Mecklenburg and Lunenburg Counties. For the years 1765-1776 he was elected to the House of Burgesses and subsequently was appointed to the House of Delegates. Additionally he was a member of the Virginia Revolutionary Conventions of 1775 & 76 and served in the VA Senate for 1776 & 1778. His other appointments included membership on the powerful VA Committee of Safety. In 1779 he was appointed 2nd Judge of the General Court from which post he was elevated to Judge of the Court of Appeals. In 1789 he was elected Judge of the reorganized Court of Appeals from which post he resigned in 1807. He helped to found the Prince Edward Academy in 1775 later renamed Hampden-Sydney College and served as a trustee for 43 years. His home and the seat of his extensive holdings was named "Mulberry Hill". It eventually encompased over 2,800 acres. Other lands were purchased and provided to his children. There were two marriages, (1) 1755-Margaret Read (died May 1766) & (2) 1792-Priscilla Sims (died-1803). Both wives are buried in the plantation cemetery. A child not shown below is Martha Carrington (infant death). 
 
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 Parents:
  George Carrington (1711 - 1785)
  Anne Mayo Carrington (1711 - 1785)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Read Carrington (____ - 1766)*
 
 Children:
  George Carrington (1756 - 1809)*
  Mary Scott Carrington Venable (1758 - 1837)*
  Ann Carrington Cabell (1760 - 1838)*
  Clement Carrington (1762 - 1847)*
  Paul Carrington (1764 - 1816)*
  Henry Carrington (1793 - 1867)*
  Lettice Priscilla Carrington Coles (1798 - 1875)*
  Robert Carrington (1802 - 1845)*
 
 Siblings:
  Paul Carrington (1733 - 1818)
  William Carrington (1735 - 1739)*
  George Carrington (1737 - 1784)*
  William Carrington (1739 - 1757)*
  Joseph Carrington (1741 - 1802)*
  Edward Carrington (1748 - 1810)**
  Hannah Carrington Cabell (1751 - 1817)*
  Mayo Carrington (1753 - 1803)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mulberry Hill Plantation
Charlotte Court House
Charlotte County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Jim Hutcheson
Record added: May 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91094976
Judge Paul Carrington
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Judge Paul Carrington
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