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The DuVal Family Association
is dedicated to the descendants of Daniel DuVal who arrived on the York River of Virginia, aboard the
Nassau, in 1701. We meet every two years in a fun location.
Historical Facts about the DuVals
1. Did you know that on March 25, 1775 George Washington dined at Galt's Tavern in Richmond,
VA but stayed with Samuel DuVal whose home was called Mount Comfort on upper Shockoe Creek,
northeast of Richmond? (From Inside Richmond - Annual Guide for Visitors)
2. Lucie Claiborne DuVal, wife of Samuel DuVal, was the great great grandaughter of
William Claiborne who arrived in Virginia in 1621 and who was appointed first
Secretary of the Colony of Virginia.
William Pope DuVal, son of Major William DuVal and Ann Pope,
was appointed United States District Judge for the Territory of Florida in
1821, and served as Territorial Governor of Florida from 1822 to 1834.
Governor William Pope Duval