Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Louise M. Gardiner” in chapter 1.40, section c.1.40.146, page 346 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...erk of Richmond county in the Seventeeth century, in General Colston were united the traits of 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 Pe...
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