Hugh White Sheffey

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  1. Yaleobit|year = 1899
  2. Sara Louisa had left the household by the 1880 census. The household included had 4 servants in 1880, but 3 in the 1870 census. Unlike previous censuses, 28 year old Maggie Sheffey was listed as a niece rather than a daughter in 1880, and as having been born in West Virginia.
  3. Cynthia Miller Leonard, Virginia's General Assembly 1619-1978 (Richmond: Virginia State Library 1978) pp. 421, 425, 430, 435, 441
  4. Leonard p.452
  5. 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Augusta District 1; in the 1850 federal census (Augusta District 2) he had been among the many of residents of the Virginia Hotel. His elder brother Dr. James W. Sheffey owned a black male and mulatto male and female adults in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census slave schedule, and nine enslaved persons in the 1840 U.S.Federal census, both for Smyth County, Virginia
  6. Leonard pp.478, 483
  7. Find a Grave no. 62026319
Hugh White Sheffey
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28th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates
In office
1863 December 3, 1865