Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rockbridge county, Virginia” in chapter 1.40 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...the Virginian which are held in such regard.
General Colston was twice married.
His first wife was Louise M. Gardiner, the widowed daughter of Captain John Bowyer, of Thornhill, near Lexington, Rockbridge county, Virginia .
Of this union two daughters survive: Mrs. Louise E., wife of Captain James D. Ragland, of Petersburg, Virginia, and Mrs. Mary F., wife of Captain A. D. Lippitt, of Wilmington, North Carolina.
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