Person:Augustine Claiborne (2)

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Col. Augustine Claiborne
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Name[1] Col. Augustine Claiborne
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1720 King William County, Virginia
Marriage to Mary Herbert
Death[1] 3 May 1787 Sussex County, Virginia
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Boddie, John Bennett. Virginia Historical Genealogies. (Redwood City, California: Pacific Coast Publishers, 1954), p. 40.

    Burgess from Surry County, 1748-54. First Clerk of Sussex County when it was formed from Surry, 1754-76. Member of the Committee of Safety for Sussex County, 1775.

  2.   Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg). (Williamsburg, Virginia: The Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1950), p. 2, 20 Nov 1766.

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  3.   Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg). (Williamsburg, Virginia: The Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1950), p. 4, 14 Jun 1770.

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  4.   Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., c1915), pg. 210.

    Claiborne, Colonel Augustine, of "Windsor," son of Captain Thomas Claiborne, of "Sweet Hall," was born in 1721; removed from King William county to Surry and was burgess for that county in 1748-1749 and 1752-1757, but resigned in 1754 to become clerk of Sussex. In 1780 he was a state senator. He married Mary Herbert, daughter of Buller Herbert, and died May 3, 1789. He was an eminent lawyer.