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Commodore Frank H. Newcomb (USRCS) (1846 - 1934)

Frank Hamilton Newcomb (10 November 1846 - 20 February 1934) was a Commodore in the United States Revenue Cutter Service. Commodore Newcomb was most famous for his heroic actions at the Battle of C...

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Rear Admiral George Wallace Melville (1841 - 1912)

Rear Admiral George Wallace Melville, USN (10 January 1841 – 17 March 1912) was an engineer, Arctic exploration and author. As chief of the Bureau of Steam Engineering, he headed a time of gre...

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Howard Hughes, Jr. MP (1905 - 1976)

Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer, film director, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people i...

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Maj. General Nathanael Greene (Continental Army) MP (c.1742 - c.1786)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of MAJOR GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A047219 NATHANAEL GREENE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION "It had been happy for me if I co...

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John Fox Slater (1815 - 1884)

John Fox Slater (March 4, 1815 - May 7, 1884), United States philanthropist known for assisting in the education of emancipated African American slaves. Early life and career Slater, the son ...

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George Peabody (1795 - 1869)

George Peabody (/ˈpiːbədi/PEE-bə-dee;[2] February 18, 1795 – November 4, 1869) was an American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Trust...

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Cyrus West Field MP (1819 - 1892)

Cyrus West Field (November 30, 1819–July 12, 1892) was an American businessman and financier who led the Atlantic Telegraph Company, the company that successfully laid the first telegraph cabl...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt MP (1794 - 1877)

Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877), also known by the sobriquet Commodore,[1] was an American entrepreneur. He built his wealth in shipping and railroads and was the patriar...

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Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States MP (1822 - 1885)

Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877) as well as military commander during the Civil War and ...

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Captain Duncan Ingraham (USN) (CSN) (1802 - 1891)

Duncan Nathaniel Ingraham (6 December 1802 – 16 October 1891) was an officer in the United States Navy who later served in the Confederate States Navy. U.S. Navy service A native of Ch...

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Zachary S. Taylor, 12th President of the USA MP (1784 - 1850)

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was an American military leader and the 12th President of the United States. Known as "Old Rough and Ready," Taylor had a 40-year military c...

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Colonel George Croghan (1791 - 1849)

) George Croghan (November 15, 1791 – January 8, 1849) was born at the Locust Grove farm in what is now Louisville, Kentucky and died in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a recipient of the Congr...

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Isaac Shelby, 1st & 5th Governor of Kentucky MP (1750 - 1826)

Isaac Shelby (December 11, 1750 – July 18, 1826) was the first and fifth Governor of the U.S. state of Kentucky and served in the state legislatures of Virginia and North Carolina. He was also...

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William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States MP (1773 - 1841)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician,...

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Commodore James Biddle, (USN) (1783 - 1848)

James Biddle (February 18, 1783 – October 1, 1848), of the Biddle family, brother of financier Nicholas Biddle and nephew of Captain Nicholas Biddle, was an American commodore. His flagship wa...

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Admiral Charles Stewart, US Navy (1778 - 1869)

See his son-in-law Charles Stewart Parnell's profile for documentation. --Terry Teford Cooper --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ) Charles S...

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Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA MP (1767 - 1845)

1. ANDREW JACKSON, JR., b. 15 Mar. 1767, Waxhaws, South Carolina—d. 8 Jun. 1845, Nashville, Davidson Co. Tennessee; m. Aug. 1791, Natchez, Mississippi (re-m. 17 Jan. 1794, Nashville), to Rachel ...

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Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777 - 1849)

Gen. Edmund Pendleton GAINES 3 Mar 1777 - 6 Jun 1849 ID Number: I21614 * TITLE: Gen. * OCCUPATION: War Of 1812; Arrested Aaron Burr On Charges Of Treason * RESIDENCE: Culpeper Co. VA and ...

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Peter Buell Porter, Secretary of War MP (1773 - 1844)

Peter Buell Porter (August 14, 1773 Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut - March 20, 1844 Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York) was an American lawyer, soldier and politician who served as Un...

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Brig. General James Miller, 1st Territorial Governor of Arkansas (1776 - 1851)

) James Miller (April 25, 1776 – July 7, 1851) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire, the first Governor of Arkansas Territory, and a Brigadier General ...

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Gen. Eleazer W. Ripley, US Congress (1782 - 1839)

Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (1782–1839) , was a graduate of Dartmouth College, a distinguished Brigadier General in the War of 1812, and a U. S. Representative from Louisiana from 1835 until 1839....

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Gen. Winfield Scott (USA) ("Old Fuss and Feathers") (1786 - 1866)

Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852. Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "G...

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Maj. General Jacob Brown, Commanding General of the U.S. Army (War of 1812) (1775 - 1828)

Jacob Jennings Brown (9 May 1775 – 24 February 1828) was an American army officer in the War of 1812. His successes on the northern border during that war made him a hero. In 1821 he was appoi...

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Commodore Lewis Warrington (1782 - 1851)

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He temporarily served as the Secretary of the Navy. ...

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Captain Stephen Cassin (1783 - 1857)

Stephen Cassin (16 February 1783 – 29 August 1857) was an officer in the United States Navy. Born in Philadelphia, the son of naval officer John Cassin, Cassin entered the United States Na...

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Captain Robert Henley (1783 - 1828)

) Captain Robert Henley (5 January 1783 – 7 October 1828) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, and the Second Barbary War. He was the bro...

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Captain Thomas Macdonough (1783 - 1825)

Thomas Macdonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early-19th-century American naval officer noted for his roles in the first Barbary War, and the War of 1812. He was the son of ...

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Captain James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon (commanded by...

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Lieutenant William Ward Burrows II (1785 - 1813)

Lieutenant William Ward Burrows II (6 October 1785 – 5 September 1813) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. His father, also named William...

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Commodore Jacob Jones (1768 - 1850)

Commodore Jacob Nicholas Jones (March 1768 – August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the Second Barbary War, and th...

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Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (1779 - 1820)

. Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States naval officer notable for his many naval victories in the early 19th century. He was born on the eas...

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Commodore Jesse Elliott (1782 - 1845)

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his c...

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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry MP (1785 - 1819)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, the son ...

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Commodore William Bainbridge (USN) (1774 - 1833)

William Bainbridge (May 7, 1774 – July 27, 1833) was a Commodore in the United States Navy, notable for his victory over HMS Java during the War of 1812. Biography Born in Princeton, New J...

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Commodore Isaac Hull, USN MP (1773 - 1843)

Isaac Hull (1773 - 1843) was a Commodore in the United States Navy. On August 19, 1812, under Isaac Hull's command, USS Constitution encountered the British frigate HMS Guerriere at sea and pounded her...

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Commodore Edward Preble MP (1767 - 1807)

Edward Preble was the fourth child of the second marriage of Brigader General Jedediah Preble; Commodore Edward Preble served as commodore of the USS Constitution during the Barbary Wars. -----------...

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Commodore Thomas Truxton MP (1755 - 1822)

Thomas Truxtun (or Truxton) (February 17, 1755 - May 5, 1822) was an American naval officer who rose to the rank of commodore. Born near Hempstead, New York on Long Island, Truxtun had little formal ...

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Capt. John Paul Jones MP (1747 - 1792)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for John Paul Jones. John Paul Jones (July 6, 1747 – July 18, 1792) was the United States' first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary Wa...

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Gen. Daniel Morgan (Continental Army) MP (c.1736 - 1802)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A080333 Daniel Morgan (c. 1735 – July 6, 1802) was an American pioneer, soldier, and United...

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Maj. Gen. Henry Lee, "Light Horse Harry" MP (1756 - 1818)

DAR Ancestor #: A068555 Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United ...

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Maj. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (Cont. Army) (1745 - 1796)

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 – December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his m...

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General Horatio Lloyd Gates, R. S. MP (1727 - 1806)

Horatio Gates: at Wikipedia at Daughters of the American Revolution Ancestor # A043466 He is a patriot, but he cannot be used for membership in DAR, as his only known child died young.

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George Washington, 1st President of the USA MP (1732 - 1799)

Overview 1st president of the United States of America, George Washington Links

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Major General Alexander Macomb MP (1782 - 1841)

) Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782–June 25, 1841) was the commanding general of the United States Army from May 29, 1828 to June 25, 1841. Born at British-held Detroit, Macomb was the son of Al...

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