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 Benjamin Rush Floyd

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Benjamin Rush Floyd

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Death 15 Feb 1860 (aged 47–48)
Burial Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 102357494 View Source
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Colonel Benjamin Rush Floyd, was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1847-1848, State Senator from 1857-1858, member of the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, and practiced law in Wytheville a number of years.  He built the original Mansion House which he named "Loretto" on the site just opposite of St. Mary's Church.  At the funeral of Colonel Floyd, conducted in the St. Mary's Church, the "Wythe Grays" acted a guard of honor.


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