Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Remington in Culpeper County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Francis Hume

 
 
Francis Hume Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
1. Francis Hume Marker
Inscription.
Capt
Continental
Line
Indian Wars
Rev War
1730
1813

 
Location. 38° 31.74′ N, 77° 48.983′ W. Marker is near Remington, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on Remington Road (Business U.S. 15/29) south of Rappahannock River Bridge, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is by the side of the road. There is no shoulder to pull off near the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Remington VA 22734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fauquier County / Culpeper County (approx. mile away); Rappahannock Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kelly's Ford (approx. 1.3 miles away); Where Pelham Fell (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Brandy Station (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Remington.
 
More about this marker. His name is sometimes written as Frances Hume.
 
Regarding Francis Hume.
Francis Hume Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
2. Francis Hume Marker
He was a decendant of the Humes of Hume, Scotland. “He was born about 1730 in Culpeper County and was a farmer there until his death in 1813. He married Elizabeth Duncan who died in about 1822 ... Francis served in the French & Indian War with Captain John Field. He also served with Field in the American Revolution. He received bounty lands in Culpeper County for this service in 1811.” —from The Hume Family chronology at www.billputman.com/Hume.pdf
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,891 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement