Biography of Thomas Barbour
Orange County, VA Biographies

BARBOUR, THOMAS. Born 1735, about one and onefourth miles east of Barboursville village, and onefourth mile south of the turnpike; died at Barboursvile, 1825; appointed King's Justice in 1768, and was continuously in the commission until his death. More minutes of court are signed by him than by any other justice. He long represented the County in the House of Burgesses, was a member of the Conventions of 1774 and 1775, and County Lieutenant, with the rank of colonel, in the later years of the Revolutionary War. He was the father of Governor James and Judge P. P. Barbour.

A History of Orange County, Virginia
By: W. W. Scott
Everett Waddey & Co.
Richmond, Va. 1907

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