Maj. Augustus Henry Drewry

Maj. Augustus Henry Drewry

Male 1817 - 1899  (81 years)

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  • Name Augustus Henry Drewry 
    Title Maj. 
    Born 6 Nov 1817  King William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1899  Westover Parish Cem, Westover, Charles City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1899  Westover, Charles City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 6 Jul 1899  Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I18045  mytree
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 

    Father Martin Drewry,   b. 1790, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mildred Stevens Fox,   b. 1798, King William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1840  [3
    Family ID F6578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lavinia E. Anderson,   b. Abt 1825 
    Married 22 Oct 1845  [4
    Last Modified 24 May 2018 
    Family ID F6577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1817 - King William, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1899 - Westover Parish Cem, Westover, Charles City, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1899 - Westover, Charles City, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1899 - Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Augustus Drewry fortified Drewry's Bluff on James River as a protection for Richmond, VA against attack by water and raised and commanded a battalion which aided in driving back the Galena and Monitor in 1862. A land battle was fought there in 1864. After the Civil War he was one of the organizers and president of the Virginia Navigation Company.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p228.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.

    3. [S169] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for Mildred Stevens Fox

    4. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p227.


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