Ravenscroft

The “Ravenscroft” of Robert Henry Downman C.S.A. Robert Henry Downman, younger brother of Harriot Jane Downman Fleming of Green Mont, was the second son of Robert Henry Downman C.S.A of Fauquier County, Virginia. Their family home was called Ravenscroft, a frame house located about a mile north of Remington, VA, and just across the road…… Continue reading Ravenscroft

Clarissa Fleming’s “Downman”, Chapter VIII

One important family genealogical resource is Clarissa Fleming’s 1958 book William Downman of Plymouth, England and Virginia, October 1608 and some of his Descendants. Chapter VIII is focused on the family of Harriot Jane Downman Fleming and their life at Green Mont. The photo above shows Green Mont at it’s most capacious, sporting its 3rd…… Continue reading Clarissa Fleming’s “Downman”, Chapter VIII