Dromgoole, George Coke, 1797-1847

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The Dromgoole family resided in Brunswick County, Va. Edward Dromgoole was a follower of John Wesley and a minister for sixty years, dying in 1835 at the age of 84. His son George C. Dromgoole served in the Virginia House of Delegates and State Senate. He also served in U.S. House of Representatives 1835-1841 and 1843-1847. A family member named Edward Dromgoole was a merchant and lawyer in Brunswick County and a person by that name served in the Virginia General Assembly, 1855-1858.

From the guide to the Dromogoole Papers, 1821-1896, 1850-1890., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

Planter, state legislator, and U.S. Representative, from Lawrenceville (Brunswick Co.), Va.

From the description of George Coke Dromgoole papers, 1767-1974. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19536469

Dromgoole was a large planter and politician of local prominence. He practice law, served in both houses of the State legislature, and was a delegate to the Virginia Convention of 1829 prior to his service in Congress, 1835-1841 and 1843-1847.

From the guide to the George Coke Dromgoole Papers, 1767-1974, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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creatorOf George Coke Dromgoole Papers, 1767-1974 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dromgoole, Edward, 1751-1835. Papers, 1766-1871 (bulk, 1800-1848) [microform]. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Dromgoole, Edward, 1751-1835. Edward Dromgoole papers, 1766-1871 (bulk 1800-1848). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Halvor Americana,. Letters from or about Virginia congressmen, 1836-1842. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mason, John Y. Letters : Richmond, to Col. William H. Brodnax, Hicksford [Greensville County, Virginia], 1824-1827. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Dromgoole, George Coke, 1797-1847. George Coke Dromgoole papers, 1767-1974. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Dromogoole Papers, 1821-1896, 1850-1890. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
creatorOf Dromgoole family. Dromgoole family papers, 1821-1896, 1850-1890. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Brodnax, William H. (William Henry), 1786-1834. Letter, 1834 March 4. Library of Virginia
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia--Brunswick County
Brunswick County (Va.)
Virginia
Southern States
Brunswick County (Va.)
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Practice of law--Virginia--History
Court records
Plantations
Slavery
Farm tenancy
Plantation life
Sharecropping
Cotton trade
Occupation
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century
Lawyers--Virginia--Brunswick County
Merchants--Virginia--Brunswick County
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Birth 1797-05-15

Death 1847-04-27

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