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ed from England or English officials or noblemen. Patrick and Henry, (after Patrick Henry,) Jefferson, Nelson, Harrison, Randolph, Lee, Brooke, Wood, Monroe, Page. Cabell, Tyler, Barbour, Nicholas, Preston, Pleasants, Giles, Floyd, Gilmer, McDowell and Wise, were named after Virginia Governors subsequent to Independence. Some of these citizens afterwards occupied still more distinguished positions. The following counties are named after distinguished statesmen, revolutionary patriotsLittleton W. Tazewell, from 1834 to 1836; Wyndham Robertson, Lieut. and acting Governor, from 1836 to 1837; David Campbell, from 1837 to 1840;Thomas W. Gilmer, from 1840 to 1841; John Rutherford, Lieut. and acting Governor, from 1841 to 1842; John M. Gregory, Lieut. and acting Governor, from 1842 to 1843; James McDowell, from 1843 to 1846; William Smith, from 1846 to 1849; John B Floyd, from 1849 to 1852; Joseph Johnson, from 1852 to 1856; Henry A. Wise, from 1856 to 1860; John Letcher, 1860.