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date: 17 November 2019

Braxton, Carterlocked

(10 September 1736–10 October 1797)
  • Alonzo Thomas Dill

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Braxton, Carter (10 September 1736–10 October 1797), signer of the Declaration of Independence and legislative leader, was born at his family’s estate, “Newington,” in King and Queen County, Virginia, the son of George Braxton, Jr., a planter and merchant, and Mary Carter, daughter of ...

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