Daniel Gott, Congressman (1794 - 1864) MP

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Birthplace: Hebron, near New London, New London, CT, USA
Death: Died in Syracuse, NY, USA
Occupation: lawyer/US Congressman
Managed by: Fay Baldwin
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US CONGRESS: 1847-1851

Daniel Gott, son of Hazard Gott, of Hebron, Conn.,was b. July 10,1794 in Hebron, Ct.; married, on Sept.12,1819, with, as her 2nd husband , ANN (ANNE) BALDWIN Sedgwick, dau. of Isaac Baldwin and Hannah Sacket. He was a lawyer of Pompey, NY. He was a member of the 30th and 31st Congress of the United States, in the US House from 1847-1851. He died July 6,1864 in Syracuse, NY, and is buried at the Pompey Cemetery, Pompey, NY.

Children were: Samuel (1820), Anne Baldwin (1823), Aurelia Hannah (1828) and Daniel F. (1829).

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Birth: Jul. 10, 1794 New London New London County Connecticut, USA Death: Jul. 6, 1864 Syracuse Onondaga County New York, USA

US Congressman from New York. He completed his education in New London and at age 16 began teaching school. In 1817 he moved to Pompey, New York, where he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1819. He practiced throughout western New York, and several prospective lawyers studied with him, most notably US Attorney General George H. Williams. In 1846 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Whig and served two terms, 1847 to 1851. In 1848 he offered a resolution condemning the slave trade in Washington DC, which passed 98-88. This act is viewed by historians as a precursor to the Civil War because it caused pro-slavery Whigs from the South to leave the party, resulting in its demise and leading to the founding of the anti-slavery Republican party in the 1850s. After his term in Congress ended Gott moved to Syracuse and resumed his law practice. (bio by: Bill McKern)


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 Anna Baldwin Gott (1786 - 1872)*

Children:
 Anne B Gott Woodruff (____ - 1847)*
 Samuel S. Gott (1820 - 1856)*
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Burial: Pompey Hill Cemetery Pompey Onondaga County New York, USA


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Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: Bill McKern Record added: Dec 17, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 17054281

Author: Baldwin, C. C. (Charles Candee), 1834-1895
Subject: Baldwin family
Publisher: Cleveland, O, [Leader printing company]
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT

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1794
July 10, 1794
near New London, New London, CT, USA
1819
September 12, 1819
Age 25
1820
July 5, 1820
Age 25
1823
February 28, 1823
Age 28
1828
August 17, 1828
Age 34
1829
April 24, 1829
Age 34
1864
July 6, 1864
Age 69
Syracuse, NY, USA
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Pompey, Onondaga county, NY, USA