DuVal Family Association
Incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia

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The DuVal Family Association is dedicated to the descendants of Daniel DuVal who arrived on the York River of Virginia, aboard the Nassau, in 1701. We meet every two years in a fun location.

War of 1812

1812 - 1815


Daniel DuVal (1767-1850) son of John DuVal of Caroline County, Captain in the War of 1812. In the "Virginia Muster Rolls 1812", there is a complete list of "Capt. Daniel DuVal's Company of the Thirtieth Regiment Virginia Militia, commanded by Major Tankersley in War of 1812.

William Pope DuVal (1784-1854) son of William and Lucy Ann Pope DuVal, was a Captain of Mounted Rangers in the war of 1812. On April 17, 1822 President Monroe appointed William Pope DuVal as the first civil governor of Florida. He died in Washington, D.C. on 19 March 1854.

John Pope DuVal (1791-1855) son of Major William DuVal and Ann Pope, became a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army serving on the Canadian frontier; he was promoted to Captain, serving in Virginia.

Samuel DuVal Dunscomb (1792-1823) son of Samuel Bedloe and Lucy Claiborne DuVal Dunscomb, migrated from New York City to Logan County Kentucky in time to serve there as a Private in the 10th Reg't (Barbour's) Mtd., Kentucky Volunteers. His pay was $8.00 per month and he received a 40 cent per day allowance for his horse. He died of Yellow Fever at age 31.


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