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Carter Braxton, Father of 18 and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

  Carter Braxton was born on September 10, 1736, at Newington Plantation in Livingston, Virginia. He was the son of George Braxton, Jr., and of Mary Carter, who died just seven days after giving birth. Carter’s father died when he … Continue reading

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