Jacob Burnet (1770 - 1853) MP

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Nicknames: "Jacob Burnett"
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Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey
Death: Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Occupation: Ohio Supreme Court Justice, Jurist
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Jacob Burnet

Jacob Burnet (sometimes spelled Burnett) was an American jurist and statesman from Ohio. He was born in Newark, New Jersey on February 22, 1770, the son of Dr. William Burnet. He studied law, moved to the Northwest Territory and settled in Cincinnati in 1796. His half-brother David G. Burnet was the first president of the Republic of Texas. His father, William Burnet, was a member of the Continental Congress and Surgeon General of the United States during the Revolutionary War.


Jacob Burnet was considered the "father of the Ohio constitution" and was an associate justice on the Ohio Supreme Court from 1821 to 1828,[2] and U.S. Senator from 1828 to 1831. His "Notes on the Early Settlement of the North-western Territory" is a primary reference on the early Northwest.

He died in Cincinnati on May 10, 1853, aged 83. He was initially buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery and was later removed to Spring Grove in 1865.

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Jacob Burnet (February 22, 1770 – May 10, 1853) was an American jurist and statesman from Ohio.


He was born in Newark, New Jersey on February 22, 1770, the son of Dr. William Burnet. He studied law, moved to the Northwest Territory and settled in Cincinnati in 1796. His half-brother David G. Burnet was the first president of the Republic of Texas.


Jacob Burnet was considered the "father of the Ohio constitution" and was an associate justice on the Ohio Supreme Court from 1821 to 1828, and U.S. Senator from 1828 to 1831. His "Notes on the Early Settlement of the North-western Territory" is a primary reference on the early Northwest.


He died in Cincinnati on May 10, 1853, aged 83, and is buried in the Spring Grove Cemetery there.


Publications

Burnet, Jacob (1847). Notes on the Early Settlement of the North-western Territory. Cincinnati: Derby, Bradley and Company.
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1770
February 22, 1770
Newark, New Jersey
1853
May 10, 1853
Age 83
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
May, 1853
Age 83
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
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