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Name:John Quincy Marr
Affiliation:Class of 1846
Biography & Genealogy:John Q. Marr, Class of 1846. Genealogy: Born- May 27, 1825 in Warrenton, Fauquier Co. Va. Father- John Marr; Mother- Catherine Inman Horner. Pat. Grandfather- Daniel Marr; Pat. Grandmother- Susanna Duff-Jennings. Mat. Grandfather- Gustavus Brown Horner; Mat. Grandmother unknown. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 14, 1843; Graduated- July 4, 1846 standing 2nd in a class of 14. Careers: Asst. Prof. of Math at VMI 1847-48; Teacher; Lawyer; Public Official; Estate Manager; Commissioner of Court; Presiding Justice & Sheriff of Faquier Co. Civil War Service: Enlisted Apr. 22, 1861 as Captain of Co. K in the 17th Va. Died- June 1, 1861. Killed in Battle at Fairfax Co. Court House, VA. He was the first Confederate Soldier killed in action during the Civil War.
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