Samuel Francis du Pont, Adm., USN

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Samuel Francis du Pont

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Victor Marie du Pont, Senator of Delaware and Gabrielle Joséphine de La Fite de Pelleport
Husband of Sophie Madeleine du Pont
Father of Charles du Pont de Nemours
Brother of Amélie-Élisabeth du Pont; Charles Irénée du Pont, Senator of Delaware and Julia Sophia Angelica Shubrick

Occupation: United States Navy
Managed by: Arik Vladimir Russell
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About Samuel Francis du Pont, Adm., USN

Samuel Francis Du Pont (September 27, 1803 – June 23, 1865) was an American naval officer who achieved the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and a member of the prominent Du Pont family; he was the only member of his generation to use a capital D. He served prominently during the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, was superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, and made significant contributions to the modernization of the U.S. Navy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Francis_Du_Pont

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18099486

books.google.be : Acccording to the Google books entry Samuel Francis and his wife Sophie Madeleine did not have any children.

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Samuel Francis du Pont, Adm., USN's Timeline

1803
September 27, 1803
Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
1865
June 23, 1865
Age 61
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States