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Name:John Robinson Waddy
Affiliation:Class of 1853
Biography & Genealogy:John Robinson Waddy, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 29, 1834, in Eastville, Va. Father- Edward Robinson Waddy; Mother- Harriet Nottingham. Pat. Grandfather- John Robinson Waddy; Pat. Grandmother- Hannah White. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Ella George Fitchett; 1st child- Hallie Waddy; 2nd- Nannie Waddy; 3rd- Rebecca Waddy; 4th- Florence Waddy; 5th- Ella Waddy; 6th- Frances Waddy; 7th- Edward Waddy; 8th- John Waddy. VMI Record: Enrolled 1849, graduated 1853, standing 15th out of 25 graduates. Military Record: U. S. Army (4th Artillery), 1857-1861; resigned U. S. Army July 1861. Civil War- Colonel, Staff Officer, Special commissioner for prisoner exchange. Career: Farmer, Postmaster. Died- Feb. 16, 1903, in Norfolk, Va.