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James Conway HidenRoster ID 628
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1857|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Conway Hiden, Class of 1857: Born- Nov. 5, 1837 in Orange Co. Va. Father- Hon. Joseph Conway Hiden, Rep. of Orange & Greene Co. in Va. House of Delegates. Mother- Cornelia Upshur Terrill Nalle. Pat. Grandfather- Joseph Hiden; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Fowler. Mat. Grandfather- Martin Nalle; Mat. Grandmother- Nelly Barbour. Married- Elizabeth Clela Chewning, daughter of Robert Chewning of Fluvanna, Va. Children- 1- Robert G. Hiden; 2- Joseph H. Hiden; 3- Mrs. Edward Wilkinson [given name unknown] 4- Mrs. Ira F. Davis. Entered VMI- Sept. 4, 1854 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated July 4, 1857 standing 19 in a class of 23. Also graduated from the University of Va. and received his Doctorate of Divinity from Furman University in Greenville S.C. Civil War Service- Was ordained as a minister just before the War. Appointed Chaplain June 24, 1864 assigned to Brig. Gen. Henry A. Wise's Legion. In Nov. 1861, assigned at his own request to Post Chaplain of Charlottesville. Careers- Baptist Minister; Professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Died- Oct. 10, 1918 in Williamsburg, Va.|
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