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Elijah McClanahan

Member From: 1808 - 1809

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  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: married General Andrew Lewis' daughter, Agatha Lewis
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  • Military Service: Served a Lt. Colonel of the 121st Regiment, Virginia Militia during the War of 1812.
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  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Owned most of the land that ultimately became the northwest section of Roanoke City (approximately 1,500 acres). When Roanoke County was formed in 1830, he became the the county’s first sheriff and was a justice in the county court in 1838, 1852 and 1856.
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1808-1809 Botetourt Federalist Propositions and Grievances

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