Samuel Woodson Venable

Samuel Woodson Venable

Birth
Prince Edward County, Virginia, USA
Death 7 Sep 1821 (aged 64)
Sweet Springs, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Sweet Springs, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 5455800 View Source
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He was born at "Slate Hill" in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He attended Hampden-Sydney Academy and Princeton. Early in 1771 he served as an officer in Capt. Thomas Watkins dragoons of Prince Edward County, Virginia. By 1773 he was a trustee of Hampden-Sydney College and is considered a founder. He was married to Mary Scott Carrington on 8/13/1771, daughter of Judge Paul Carrington Sr. and Margaret Read of "Mulberry Hill". He and his wife had 12 children.


Gravesite Details Died at age 65 years