Albemarle County

Albemarle County, highlighted in map of Virginia

Lieutenant Governor Gooch served under the Earl of Orkney (George Hamilton) and then under the Earl of Albermarle (William Anne Keppel). The Earl of Albermarle was honored by having a county named after him in 1744.

in 1755, Peter Jefferson and Joshua Fry showed their homes - but not the community at Charlottesville - on their map of Virginia
in 1755, Peter Jefferson and Joshua Fry showed their homes - but not the community at Charlottesville - on their map of Virginia
Source: Library of Congress, A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina (by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson, 1755)

Links

Sources:
John Hammond Moore, "Albemarle: Jefferson's County, 1727-1976," Albemarle County Historical Society, Charlottesville


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