Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne

Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne

Male 1779 - 1859  (80 years)

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  • Name Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne 
    Born 1 Feb 1779  Sussex, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation prolific Writer 
    Elected Between 1825 and 1837 
    Member of Congress 
    Residence 1850  Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Burial 1859  Claiborne Fam Cem, Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1859  Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 15 Aug 1859  Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Person ID I3907  mytree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2020 

    Father William Claiborne,   b. 22 Jul 1748, King William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1809  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Leigh,   b. 1750, King William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1782  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Notes 
    • William Claiborne and Mary Leigh were 1st cousins.
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Archer Binford,   b. 20 May 1799, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1880, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 17 May 1815  [5
    Children 
    +1. Ferdinand Leigh Claiborne,   b. 1 Jan 1817, Richmond, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1862, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
    +2. Susan Magdaline Claiborne,   b. 27 Jun 1819,   d. 11 Aug 1895  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    +3. Nathaniel Charles Cole Claiborne,   b. 15 Feb 1822, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1889, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    +4. Mary Elizabeth Claiborne,   b. 25 May 1824, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1901  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     5. William Patrick Claiborne,   b. 19 Nov 1827, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    +6. Elizabeth Herbert Claiborne,   b. 13 May 1829, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1862  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     7. Thomas Binford Claiborne,   b. 21 Feb 1833, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +8. Ann Claiborne,   b. 5 Feb 1834, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1862  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
    +9. Catherine Sophronia Claiborne,   b. 24 May 1837,   d. 5 Jul 1920, Orangeburg, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    +10. James Robert Claiborne,   b. 5 Aug 1839, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1911, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    +11. Josephine Hortense Eugenia Claiborne,   b. 14 Sep 1844, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1889, Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F1747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1779 - Sussex, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Franklin, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1859 - Claiborne Fam Cem, Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1859 - Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1859 - Franklin, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne [1779-1859]
    Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne [1779-1859]
    Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne 1859 gravestone
    Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne 1859 gravestone
    1850 US Census - Franklin, VA (p77A)
    1850 US Census - Franklin, VA (p77A)

  • Notes 
    • Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne was a captain of the Franklin Co., VA militia by 1803 was an attorney by 1810. He served in the House of Delegates from Franklin Co., 1810-12, and Virginia Senate representing Franklin, Patrick, Henry, and Pittsylvania counties, 1821-25. He was a member of Congress, 1825-1838, afterwhich he resumed farming at "Claybrook" in Franklin Co.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p459.

    2. [S476] Find-A-Grave, Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne 1859.

    3. [S189] 1850 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Franklin, Virginia; Roll: M432_944; Page: 77A; Image: 157.

      Nathaniel H Claiborne,
      Elizabeth A,
      Betty H,
      Thomas B,
      Ann K


    4. [S208] Virginia, Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Database online.
      Record for N C Claiborne

    5. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p460.


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