May 31, 2013
Last Fridays: Blues on the Burwell Lawn summer concert series
June 1, 2013
Elizabeth Keckly Lecture at Dickerson Chapel AME Church
June 8, 2013
The Homefront in Hillsborough: Civil War Living History Event
At a Glance
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Virginia was called Jenny.
Virginia Bridges was born on December 17, 1832. She died on July 3, 1859.
Places of Residence
- Parents: James Robertson Bridges  and Mary Dandridge Robertson .
- Maternal grandparents: William Bruce Robertson and Margaret Ann Spotswood.
- Sibling: one sister, Sally Bridges .
- Aunt: Margaret Anna Robertson (b. 1810).
- Cousins: Anna Robertson Burwell (1836-1895) , Frances Armistead Burwell (1838-1856) , Mary Susan Burwell (1832-1859) , John Bott Burwell (1834-1904), Armistead Burwell (1839-1913), Robert Turnbull Burwell (1841-1864), William Roberson Burwell (1843-1924), James Webb Burwell (1845-1864), Dandridge Spotswood Burwell (b. 1847), Edmund Strudwick Burwell (1849-1887), Virginia Isabella Burwell (1851-1867) and Richard Spotswood Burwell (1853-1944).
- Mary Claire Engstrom. The Book of Burwell Students: Lives of Educated Women in the Antebellum South. (Hillsborough: Hillsborough Historic Commission, 2007).