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Colonial Gov. Willie Jones MP (1741 - 1801)

Willie Jones (December 24, 1740 – June 18, 1801) was an American planter and statesman from Halifax County, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina as a delegate to the Continental Congres...

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Col. George Ross, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1730 - 1779)

George Ross (May 10, 1730 – July 14, 1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was the uncle of Betsy Ross, who is credited with...

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James Wilson, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1742 - 1798)

James Wilson (1742–1798) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. Wilson was elected twice to the Continental Congress,...

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Lewis Morris, signer of "The Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1798)

Lewis Morris (April 8, 1726 – January 22, 1798) was an American landowner and developer from Morrisania, New York. He signed the U.S. Declaration of Independence as a delegate to the Continental...

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George Wythe, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1806)

George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was an American lawyer, a Virginia judge, and a prominent opponent of slavery. He was the first law professor in the United States and a noted classical schola...

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Caesar Rodney, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1728 - 1784)

Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784)[2] was an American lawyer and politician from St. Jones Neck in Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, east of Dover. He was an officer of the Dela...

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Gov. Stephen Hopkins, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1707 - 1785)

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the De...

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Gov. Benjamin Harrison, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1726 - 1791)

'Benjamin Harrison, V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter and revolutionary leader from Charles City County, Virginia. He was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress...

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Francis Lewis, signer of the "U.S. Declaration of Independence" MP (1713 - 1802)

Francis Lewis (March 21, 1713 – December 31, 1802) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New York. Francis Lewis was a native of Landaff, in Sout...

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Philip Livingston, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1716 - 1778)

Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778), was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and...

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Robert Treat Paine, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1731 - 1814)

Robert Treat Paine (March 11, 1731 – May 11, 1814) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts. He represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress ...

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John Edmund Penn, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1741 - 1788)

) John Penn (May 17, 1741 – September 14, 1788) was a signer of both the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of North Carolina. Cont...

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Robert Morris, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1734 - 1806)

Robert Morris, Jr. (January 20, 1734 – May 8, 1806) was a British-born American merchant, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United Stat...

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John Morton, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1724 - 1777)

John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania. As a delegate to the Continental Congress during the American Revolution, he provided the...

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Gen. Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1738 - 1789)

Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26 , 1738–January 4 , 1789 ), was an American planter, soldier, and statesman from Yorktown, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and was it...

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Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1737 - 1832)

Charles Carroll of Carrollton (September 19, 1737 – November 14, 1832) was a lawyer and politician from Maryland who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and later a United States Senato...

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Carter Braxton, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1736 - 1797)

Carter Braxton (September 16, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a planter, and a representative of Virginia. Braxton was the son of a Vi...

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William Ellery, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1727 - 1820)

William Ellery (December 22, 1727 – February 15, 1820) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island. In 1764, Ellery joined Stephen Hopkins, ...

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Maj. Gen. William Floyd, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1734 - 1821)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A040007 William Floyd (December 17, 1734 - August 4, 1821), was a signer of the United States Declaration ...

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Judge John Lowell MP (1743 - 1802)

from John A. Lowell (June 17, 1743, in Newburyport, Massachusetts – May 6, 1802, in Roxbury), the son of Rev. John Lowell and Sarah Champney, was a respected lawyer, selectman, jurist, deleg...

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William Fitzhugh, of Chatham, Virginia (1741 - 1809)

William Fitzhugh (August 24, 1741 – June 6, 1809) was an American planter and statesman who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress for Virginia in 1779. Fitzhugh and his wife, Ann ...

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Jonathan Jackson (1743 - 1810)

My Heritage sites claim he was also married to a Sarah Barnard, though I haven't seen proof of this elsewhere ) Jonathan Jackson (June 4, 1743– March 5, 1810) was an American merchant from N...

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Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Folsom MP (1726 - 1790)

Nathaniel Folsom (September 28, 1726, Exeter, New Hampshire – May 26, 1790, Exeter, New Hampshire) was an American merchant and statesman. He was a delegate for New Hampshire in the Contin...

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Reverend Jacob Duche (1737 - 1798)

The Reverend Jacob Duché (1737–1798) was a Rector of Christ Church in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, and the first chaplain to the Continental Congress . In 1759 he married Elizabeth Hopkin...

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James Smith, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" (1719 - 1806)

James Smith (September 17, 1719 – July 11, 1806), was a signer to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He attended a provincial assembly in 1774 w...

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Cyrus Griffin (1748 - 1810)

Cyrus Griffin was the last president of the Continental Congress. Griffin was engaged in the private practice of law in Lancaster, Virginia from 1774 to 1777. He was a member of the Virginia House of...

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Lambert Cadwalader (1742 - 1823)

Lambert Cadwalader (December 1742 – September 13, 1823) was an American merchant and leader in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He fought in the Revolutionary War, then represented New Jersey in t...

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Judge John Cleves Symmes (1742 - 1814)

John Cleves Symmes (July 21st, 1742–February 26, 1814[1]) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey, and later a pioneer in the Northwest Territory. He was also the father-i...

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Joseph Galloway (1731 - 1803)

Joseph Galloway (1731 – August 10, 1803) was an American Loyalist during the American Revolution, after serving as delegate to the First Continental Congress from Pennsylvania. Early life ...

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Andrew Allen (1740 - 1825)

) Andrew Allen (June 1740 – March 7, 1825) was a lawyer and official from the Province of Pennsylvania. Born into an influential family, Allen initially favored the colonial cause in the Ameri...

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John Houstoun, Governor MP (1744 - 1796)

John Houstoun ( /ˈhaʊstən/; August 31, 1744 – July 20, 1796) was an American lawyer and statesman from Savannah, Georgia. He was a delegate for Georgia in the Continenta...

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Dr. William Burnet MP (1730 - 1791)

) William Burnet (December 13, 1730, Elizabeth, New Jersey – October 7, 1791, Newark, New Jersey) was an American political leader and physician from New Jersey. He served in the Continental A...

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Joseph Reed MP (1741 - 1785)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A094557 Joseph Reed (August 27, 1741– March 5, 1785) was a Pennsylvania lawyer, jurist, and poli...

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John Kean (1756 - 1795)

) John Kean (1756 – May 4, 1795) was an American merchant from Charleston, South Carolina. He was a delegate for South Carolina in the Continental Congress from 1785 to 1787 and advocated rati...

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Frederick Frelinghuysen, U.S. Senator (1753 - 1804)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for New Jersey with the rank of COLONEL. DAR # Ancestor #: A042309 ) Frederick Frelinghuysen (April 13, 1753 – April 13, 1804) was an American lawyer, so...

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James Schureman, U.S. Senator (1756 - 1824)

James Schureman (February 12, 1756 – January 22, 1824) was an American merchant and statesman from New Brunswick, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress as well as t...

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John M. Vining, U.S. Senator (1758 - 1802)

John Middleton "Jack" Vining (December 23, 1758 – February, 1802) was an American lawyer and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a Continental Congressman from Delaware, an...

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Dr. Henry Latimer, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1819)

) Dr. Henry Latimer (April 24, 1752 – December 19, 1819) was an American physician and politician from Newport, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was elected to the Continental Congress from ...

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John Brown, U. S. Senator (1757 - 1837)

) John Brown (September 12, 1757 – August 29, 1837) was an American lawyer and statesman heavily involved with creating the State of Kentucky. Brown represented Virginia in the Continental...

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David Howell (1747 - 1824)

) David Howell (January 1, 1747 – July 30, 1824) was an American jurist and statesman from Providence, Rhode Island. Born in Morristown, New Jersey, Howell graduated from Princeton Univers...

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John Taylor Gilman, Governor (1753 - 1828)

John Taylor Gilman (December 19, 1753 – September 1, 1828) was a farmer, shipbuilder, and statesman from Exeter, New Hampshire. He represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress in 1782...

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Samuel Livermore, U.S. Senator (1732 - 1803)

Samuel Livermore (May 14, 1732 – May 18, 1803) was a U.S. politician. He was a U.S. Senator from New Hampshire from 1793 to 1801 and served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate...

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Paine Wingate, U.S. Senator (1739 - 1838)

Paine Wingate (May 14, 1739 – March 7, 1838) was an American preacher, farmer, and statesman from Stratham, New Hampshire. He served New Hampshire in the Continental Congress and both the Unit...

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Pierpont Edwards (1750 - 1826)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT (SOLDIER). DAR Ancestor #: A036750 Pierpont Edwards (April 8, 1750 – April 5, 1826) was a delegate to the American Continental Congress, an...

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Judge Thomas Rodney (1744 - 1811)

Thomas "Tommy" Rodney (June 4, 1744 – January 2, 1811) was an American lawyer and politician from Jones Neck in St. Jones Hundred, Kent County, Delaware and Natchez, Mississippi. He was a Cont...

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Jonathan Elmer, U.S. Senator (c.1745 - c.1817)

Continental Congressman. Served as a Delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey. Also served as a State Court Judge, and United States Senator from New Jersey from 1789 to 1791. Jonathan ...

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Major General Philemon Dickinson (New Jersey Militia), U.S. Senator (1739 - 1809)

Philemon Dickinson (April 5, 1739 – February 4, 1809) was an American lawyer and politician from Trenton, New Jersey. As a brigadier general of the New Jersey militia, he was one of the most e...

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Richard Potts, U.S. Senator (1753 - 1808)

Richard Potts (July 19, 1753 – November 26, 1808) was an American politician and jurist. Early life and career Potts was born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and lived there until he move...

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Samuel Allyne Otis, 1st Secretary of the U.S. Senate MP (1740 - 1814)

Samuel Allyne Otis was an early Patriot.He was the first Secretary of the US Senate from 1789 to his death in 1814. He is buried in the Congressional Cemetary. ---------------------------------------...

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James Gunn, U.S. Senator (1753 - 1801)

) Gunn (March 13, 1753 – July 30, 1801) was a delegate to the Continental Congress and United States Senate for Georgia. Gunn was born in Virginia to John and Mary Gunn. After being educat...

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Maj. General Joseph Spencer (Continental Army) MP (1714 - 1789)

DAR Ancestor #: A107008 Joseph Spencer Major-General of the Continental Troops, Member of the Council of Safety, Congressman, Judge, Deputy, Deacon, and Farmer Compiled by Charles Barney Whittels...

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Matthew Tilghman (1718 - 1790)

Matthew Tilghman (February 17, 1718 – May 4, 1790) was an American planter and Revolutionary leader from Maryland, who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776. Ear...

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Simon Boerum (1724 - 1775)

Simon Boerum (1724 – July 11, 1775) was a farmer, miller, and political leader from Brooklyn, New York. He represented New York in the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775. Boerum's family se...

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William Blount, US Constitution, Govr, US Senator MP (1749 - 1800)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of STAFF OFFICER. DAR Ancestor #: A011522 William Blount, (March 26, 1749 (O.S.)/...

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Timothy Bloodworth, US Senate & Congress MP (1736 - 1814)

Timothy Bloodworth (1736 – August 24, 1814) was an American teacher and statesman from North Carolina. Parents: Timothy Bloodworth 1686-1749 and Margaret Evans b. 1715, second wife of Timothy ...

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Congressman Theodorick Bland, Jr. MP (1742 - 1790)

Additional Curator's Notes: Theodorick Bland (March 21, 1741 – June 1, 1790),[1] also known as Theodorick Bland, Jr., was a physician, soldier, and statesman from Prince George County, Virgini...

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Richard Bland, Continental Congress MP (1710 - 1776)

-------------------- BLAND, Richard, statesman, born in Virginia, 6 May 1710; died in Williamsburg, Virginia, 26 October 1776. He was educated at William and Mary College and at the University of Edinb...

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Gen. Jonathan Blanchard, Attorney General of New Hampshire (1738 - 1788)

Jonathan Blanchard (September 18, 1738 – July 16, 1788) was an American lawyer, farm owner, and statesman from Dunstable, New Hampshire. He was a delegate for New Hampshire to the Continental Co...

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William Bingham, U.S. Senator (1752 - 1804)

An American statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788 and served in the United States Senate from 1795 to 1801. He ...

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Egbert Benson (1746 - 1843)

Egbert Benson (June 21, 1746 New York City – August 24, 1833 Jamaica, Queens County, New York) was a lawyer, jurist, politician from Upper Red Hook, New York, and a Founding Father of the United...

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Gunning Bedford, Jr. MP (1747 - 1812)

Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747 – March 30, 1812) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He served in the Delaware General Assembly, as a Continental C...

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Col. John B. Bayard, Cont. Congress (1738 - 1807)

John Bubenheim Bayard (11 August 1738 – 7 January 1807) was a merchant, soldier, and statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in ...

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Robert Gibbes Barnwell, US Congress (1761 - 1814)

Robert Gibbes Barnwell (December 21, 1761 – October 24, 1814) was a South Carolina revolutionary and statesman who was a delegate to the Confederation Congress and a United States Congressman....

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John Banister, Delegate to Continental Congress MP (c.1734 - 1788)

John Banister 1734-1788 Continental Congressman. (in 1778) Signer and framer of the Articles of Confederation. Delegate from Virginia. John attended a private school located in Wakefield, England. He...

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Col. Samuel John Atlee (1739 - 1786)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A003643 Samuel John Atlee (1739 – November 25, 1786) was an American soldier and statesman from L...

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Andrew Adams MP (1736 - 1797)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A000398 Andrew Adams 1736-1797 Andrew Adams graduated from Yale College and began a law practice in Lit...

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James Tilton MP (1745 - 1822)

James Tilton (June 1, 1745– May 14, 1822) Born and died in Kent County, Delaware Parents: Thomas Tilton, Jr. b.1714 and Sabrah Allee 1740-1790 Wife: Never married Children: No descendent...

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Thomas Cushing MP (1724 - 1788)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson- Served in Continental Congress-1774-1776- Patriot to the American Revolution- If we had lost the war, him like many others would have been hunted down by the British and Ha...

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Josiah Bartlett, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1729 - 1795)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE with the rank of COLONEL. Also SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. DAR Ancestor # A007012 Josiah Bartlett was born in Amesbury, Massachus...

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Abraham Baldwin,Signer of the US Constitution MP (1754 - 1807)

Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807) Baldwin was a transplanted northerner, born in Guilford, Connecticut, the second son of a blacksmith. Baldwin's father had high hopes for his twelve children and went in...

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Dr. Jonothan Arnold (1741 - 1793)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of PHYSICIAN OR SURGEON. DAR Ancestor # A003279 Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793) was an American physician and statesman from New Englan...

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Peleg Arnold (1751 - 1820)

from : Peleg Arnold (1751–1820) was a lawyer, tavern-keeper, jurist, and statesman from Smithfield, Rhode Island (now North Smithfield). He represented Rhode Island as a delegate to the Contin...

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Thomas Bee, Continental Congress (1739 - 1812)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A206865 Thomas Bee (1739, Charleston, South Carolina – February 18, 1812, Pendleton, South Carolina) was an American pla...

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Eliphalet Dyer MP (1721 - 1807)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A035138 Eliphalet Dyer (September 14, 1721 – May 13, 1807) was a lawyer, jurist, and sta...

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Col. John Eager Howard (1752 - 1827)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MARYLAND with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A058062 John Eager Howard Following his army service, he held several political positions: memb...

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Abiel Foster, US Congress (1735 - 1806)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW HAMPSHIRE. DAR Ancestor # A041418 Abiel Foster (8 August 1735 – 6 February 1806) was an American clergyman and statesman from Canterbury, New Hamps...

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Silas Deane MP (1737 - 1789)

Silas Deane b. December 24, 1737 Groton, Connecticut d. September 23, 1789 Silas Deane was a Revolutionary War patriot. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, and later the United States' fir...

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Edmund Pendleton MP (c.1721 - 1803)

Edmund Pendleton (September 9, 1721 – October 23, 1803) was a Virginia politician, lawyer and judge, active in the American Revolutionary War. Early years Pendleton was born in Caroline Coun...

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Gen. Christopher Gadsden (Cont. Army) (1724 - 1805)

Christopher Gadsden (February 16, 1724 – September 15, 1805), a soldier and statesman from South Carolina, was the principal leader of the South Carolina Patriot movement in the American Revol...

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Maj. General John Sullivan (Continental Army) (1740 - 1795)

John Sullivan (b. February 17, 1740, Somersworth, New Hampshire – d. January 23, 1795, Durham, New Hampshire) was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a delegate in the Continental C...

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Ralph Izard, U.S. Senator (c.1742 - 1804)

Ralph Izard (January 23, 1741 / 1742 – May 30, 1804) was a U.S. politician. He served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate in 1794. Early life Izard was born at "The Elms" ...

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James White (1749 - 1809)

) James White (June 16, 1749 – October, 1809) was an American physician, lawyer, and politician. He was an early settler at Nashville, Tennessee and in Louisiana. He was a delegate for North C...

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Samuel Chase, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1741 - 1811)

Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a repr...

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Thomas Johnson, Governor, Assoc. Justice, US Sup. Ct. MP (1732 - 1819)

DAR Ancestor #: A063746 JOHNSON, Thomas, a Delegate from Maryland; born near the mouth of St. Leonards Creek, Calvert County, Md., November 4, 1732; at an early age moved to Annapolis, Md.; studied l...

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Samuel Johnston, Governor, U.S. Senator (1733 - 1816)

Samuel Johnston (December 15, 1733 – August 17, 1816) was an American planter, lawyer, and statesman from Chowan County, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina in both the Continental C...

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John Stevens, II (1716 - 1792)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW JERSEY. DAR Ancestor # A108919 ) John Stevens (c.1716 – May 10, 1792) was a prominent politician from New Jersey who served as a delegate to the ...

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Stephen Crane, Cont. Congress (1709 - 1780)

) Stephen Crane (1709 – July 1, 1780) was an American politician from Elizabethtown (Elizabeth, New Jersey) who was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776. He also served in ...

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Governor Samuel Ward MP (1725 - 1776)

Samuel Ward was an American farmer, shop keeper, and statesman from Westerly, Rhode Island. He served as a colonial Governor of Rhode Island and later as a delegate to the Continental Congress. In 1764...

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James Lovell (Continental Congress) (1737 - 1814)

) James Lovell (October 31, 1737 – July 14, 1814) was an American educator and statesman from Boston, Massachusetts. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress from 1777 t...

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Charles Humphreys, Continental Congressman (1714 - 1786)

Charles Humphreys (September 19, 1714 – March 11, 1786) was an American miller and statesman from Haverford, Pennsylvania. He served as a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress fr...

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Thomas Tudor Tucker (1745 - 1828)

Thomas Tudor Tucker (June 25, 1745– May 2, 1828) was an American physician and politician from Charleston, South Carolina. Thomas served as a surgeon during the Revolutionary War. He represented...

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Pierce Butler, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1744 - 1822)

Reference: "Wister and Butler Families Papers" at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Both the Wister and Butler families were prominent in Philadelphia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries,...

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Oliver Ellsworth, U.S. Senator, 3rd Chief Justice of the United States MP (1745 - 1807)

Oliver ELLSWORTH 1745-1807 Parents: David Ellsworth 1709-1782 and Jerusha Leavitt 1721-1790 Minister to France, an American lawyer and politician, a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of...

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Edward Biddle (1738 - 1779)

Edward was the son of William (1698–1756) and Mary (Scull) (1709–1790) Biddle. He was born in 1738 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and had nine brothers and sisters, although two died in ...

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Jonathan D. Sergeant, Member Cont. Congress MP (1746 - 1793)

DAR #A100148 Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant (1746 – 1793) represented New Jersey in the Second Continental Congress in 1776 and 1777. He later served as Attorney General for the state of Pennsy...

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Titus Hosmer, Cont. Congressman (1736 - 1780)

Titus Hosmer (1736 – August 4, 1780) was an American lawyer from Middletown, Connecticut. He was a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1778, where he signed the Articles of C...

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Sen. & Col. Benjamin Hawkins MP (1754 - 1816)

Aide-de-camp to Gen. Geo. Washington Benjamin Hawkins (1754–1818) was an American farmer, statesman, and Indian agent from North Carolina. He was born 15 Aug 1754 in Bute County North Carolina...

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Theodore Sedgwick, US General, U.S. Senator & Speaker of the House MP (c.1746 - 1813)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor #: A101376 Theodore Sedgwick was a delegate to the convention that ratified the U.S. Constitut...

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Continental Congressman & Gen. Jesse Root (1736 - 1822)

During America's Revolutionary War, Jesse Root (1736 - 1822) served as a Lieutenant Colonel and Adjutant General in the Continental Army for CONNECTICUT. In 1778 he was elected to the Second Continenta...

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John Hanson, 1st President of Congress (1721 - 1783)

John Hanson (April 14 [O.S. April 3] 1721 – November 22, 1783) was a merchant and public official from Maryland during the era of the American Revolution. After serving in a variety of roles f...

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