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Fork Union in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Abraham Seay

 
 
Abraham Seay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
1. Abraham Seay Marker
Inscription.
Memorial
to
Abraham Seay
In 1745 Abraham Seay, French Huguenot settler was granted Leters Patent from King George for land which includes these church grounds, Military Academy campus, and the nucleus of the village of Fork Union.

Abraham, his son Austin - a Revolutionary War soldier, and other early kin are buried one mile east near the site of the Seay house which stood for 190 years.
 
Erected 1987 by Point of Fork Chapter NSDAR, Seay Descendants, and Fort Union Military Academy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 45.749′ N, 78° 15.787′ W. Marker is in Fork Union, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and West River Road (State Highway 6), on the right when traveling south on James Madison Highway. Touch for map. Located adjacent to the Fork Union Baptist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Fork Union VA 23055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fork Union Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Fork Union Military Academy (within
Church Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
2. Church Cemetery and Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Fork Union Academy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fluvanna County World War Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Point of Fork (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Jasper (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bremo (approx. 3.8 miles away); Buckingham County / Fluvanna County (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fork Union.
 
Also see . . .  Descendants of Abraham Seay. The story of the Seay family from Ancestry.com. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,433 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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