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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Dr. Peyton Randolph Tunstall

Male Abt 1795 - 1847  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Peyton Randolph Tunstall 
    Title Dr. 
    Born Abt 1795  Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Possessions 10 Jul 1839  Mt. Vernon, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    121 acres at 1 SENW ST STEPHENS No 2N 1W 36; 2 WNW ST STEPHENS No 2N 1W 36. 
    Peyton Tunstall (1830-1911)
    Peyton Tunstall (1830-1911)
    Mt. Vernon, Alabama Property
    Residence 1840  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 1847  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I8459  Dickinson
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2014 

    Father Edmund Savage Tunstall,   b. 1762, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1818, Christian County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ann Eliza Tunstall,   b. Dec 1766, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 Nov 1784  [4
    Family ID F2286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Arrington,   b. 1808, Nash County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Nash County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Children 
     1. Virginia Caroline Tunstall,   b. 16 Jan 1825, Nash County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1915, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F2287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Alabama Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patent and Cadastral Survey Plat Index, Bureau of Land Management, (General Land Office Automated Records Project, 1996).

    2. [S022760] 1840 United States Federal Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administratio, 1840n), Year: 1840; Census Place: , Baldwin, Alabama; Roll: 1; Page: 92; Image: 190; Family History Library Film: 0002332.
      Name: Peyton R Tunstall
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Baldwin, Alabama
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 2
      Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 2
      Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1
      Persons Employed in Learned Professional Engineers: 2
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 2
      Total Slaves: 5
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7

    3. [S336319] Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, 5 volumes, Lyon Gardiner Tyler, editor, (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915), vol. IV, 330.
      "Dr. Peyton Randolph, married Anne Arrington, who became the mother of Virginia Clay Clopton, who now lives in Huntsville, Alabama, authoress of 'A Belle of the Fifties,' which is an account of life in Washington prior to the civil war and when her husband, Clement c. Clay, was senator from Alabama; her mother died a few days after her birth, and her father left her with her people and joined the army, where he served as surgeon until his death of yellow fever in Pensacola, Florida, in 1847."

    4. [S64] Historical Southern Families, Johnnie Bennett Bodie, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1957), vol. 3, 236.