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Nicholas Cabell

Member From: 1779 - 1785

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  • Birth Date: 1750 Birth Place:Virginia
  • Death Date: 1803
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian, English
  • Spouse: Hannah Carrington (1751 - 1817) marriage date 1772
  • Children: William H. Cabell - (1772 - 1853) Governor of Virginia (1806 - 1808)
    His seventh child, Mary Carrington, died in infancy in 1784, and the child of his old age, Paul Carrington, died in infancy in 1791. To deepen his sense of loss, daughters Hannah (b. 1786) and Henningham (b. 1787) each died in 1794.
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  • Military Service: Colonel in the 1st Battalion during American Revolution
    Present at the surrender of Cornwallis in Yorktown.
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  • Additional Info Links: http://small.library.virginia.edu/collections/featured/the-cabell-family-papers-2/
  • Additional Info: Son of William Cabell (1699 - 1774) & Elizabeth Burks (1706 - 1756) date of their marriage 1726​​
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Senate of Virginia (Oct. 16, 1786 - Jan. 23, 1801)
    Trustee of Washington College (now Washington & Lee)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1779 Amherst Propositions and Grievances
1780-1781 Amherst
1783 Amherst Propositions and Grievances
1784-1785 Amherst Claims
Privileges and Elections
Propositions and Grievances

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