Huntington Family File 1737-1898

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Huntington Family File 1737-1898

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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Alexander Hamilton was born in either 1755 or 1757 in the British West Indies. Among his many notable accomplishments, Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Aide-de-camp to General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, a signatory of the United States Consitution, an elected member of the Continental Congress and New York Legislature, and the author of 51 of the articles that comprised the Federalist Papers. In 1804, Hamilton was ...

McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786

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General in Continental Army 1776-1783, for most of the Revolution commanding officer in the Highlands of the Hudson. Court-martialed for insubordination 1782. After the war he served in the Continental Congress and the New York Senate, and as the first president of the Bank of New York. From the description of Correspondence, 1777-1781. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475166 ...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1881-1968

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Ulysses Simpson Grant III (July 4, 1881 – August 29, 1968) was an American army officer, civil engineer and architect. The grandson of Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States, he was born on the Fourth of July and attended Cutler School (1895-1897) and Columbia University (1898), both in New York City. He left in 1898 to fight in the Spanish-American War, and in 1899 entered West Point where he was a classmate of Douglas MacArthur. In 1907 he married Edith Root, daughter of Elihu R...

Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818

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Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington was born in Norwich, Conn. He graduated from Harvard in 1763 and received his master's in 1770 from Yale. After graduating from Harvard, he became involved with the Norwich Militia, eventually becoming a Captain in May, 1774. In the spring of 1776, now a Colonel, he marched to Dorchester Heights. After the British left Boston, he marched to New York. In 1777 he became a Brigadier General. He stayed in Valley Forge in the winter of 1777. After the war became ...

Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817

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Born in Coventry, Conn., Oct. 4,1765; adopted & educated by his uncle Samuel; (1731-1796); grad. at Yale,1785; adm. to the bar, Norwich,1793; removed to Cleveland,1801; to Painesville, Ohio, 1805; judge of court of common pleas,1802-03; of superior court, 1803; afterward chief justice member of 1st constitutional convention of Ohio,1802 & Senator in 1st legislator; Governor of Ohio, 1808-10 one the proprietors of Fairport, found 1812; district paymaster, colonel, 1812-14; died in Painesv...

Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834

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The Huntingtons, a prominent Connecticut family, played a important role in the state and national affairs at the time of the Revolutionary War. Besides Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), the signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Connecticut, and Benjamin Huntington (1736-1800), state delegate to the Continental Congress, among the most distinguished members of the extended family were Jabez Huntington (1719-1786), Major-General of the stat...

Huntington, Enoch, 1739-1809

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Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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At this time, Samuel Huntington was the governor of Connecticut. George Clinton was the governor of New York. From the description of Letter to George Clinton, 1791 November 11. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866432 Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was born on July 16 in Windham, Connecticut. After private study, Huntington received permission to practice law in Connecticut in 1754. He moved to Norwich in 1760. He was elected as a Representative fr...

Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900

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Collis P. Huntington was President of the Southern Pacific Railroad at the time this letter was written (1892). He tells his Fresno District Superintendent, James L. Frazier, that he is glad the latter's family is comfortably situated in the Pollaskey house, Fresno. From the description of Huntington correspondence, 1892. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 36847465 Financier and railroad executive. From the description of Papers of Collis Potter Hun...

Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818

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Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington was born in Norwich, Conn. He graduated from Harvard in 1763 and received his master's in 1770 from Yale. After graduating from Harvard, he became involved with the Norwich Militia, eventually becoming a Captain in May, 1774. In the spring of 1776, now a Colonel, he marched to Dorchester Heights. After the British left Boston, he marched to New York. In 1777 he became a Brigadier General. He stayed in Valley Forge in the winter of 1777. After the war became ...

Huntington, Joshua, 1698-1745

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Huntington, W. P.

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Huntington, Jabez, 1719-1786

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Merchant and legislator, of Norwich, Conn. From the description of Letters to Jabez Huntington, 1776. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71129579 ...

Huntington, Jabez Williams, 1788-1847

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United States Congressman from Litchfield, Connecticut, 1829-1834. Later served as Senator, 1840-1847. From the description of Jabez W. Huntington letter, 1832 December 14, Washington, DC, [to] Hezekiah Niles, Baltimore, Md. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 63181764 ...

Kenney, Thomas J.

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Huntington, William Reed, 1838-1909

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American clergyman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Grace Church Rectory, New York, to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1895 Jan. 21-1895 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269543336 ...

Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906

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Daniel Huntington was a portrait, historical, and landscape painter. Born Oct. 14, 1816 in New York City, Huntington was a student at Hamilton College from 1832 to 1836. He studied under S.F.B. Morse and Henry Inman and then went to Europe in 1839 and again from 1842 to 1845, spending most of his time in Rome. Elected a National Academician in 1840, Huntington served twice as President of the National Academy, from 1862 to 1870 and from 1877 to 1890. He died in New York City on April 18, 1906. ...

Huntington, Benjamin, 1736-1800

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Connecticut. Council of Safety.

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Huntington, Joshua

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Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

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Governor of Conn. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington, 1779 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573362 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Thomas Mumford in Groton, 1781 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573366 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington and Captain Mumford, 1779 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573357 ...

Diggs, Thomas, Gentleman

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 163 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x0000ca ...

Huntington

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Historical Note The history of the Huntington family goes back to Simon Huntington of Norwich, Norfolk, England who arrived to Boston in 1633. In 1660, his descendants were among members of a party that settled Norwich, Conn. During the Revolutionary War, the Norwich Huntingtons played prominent role in the state and national affairs. Among the most distinguished members of the extended family were Jabez Huntington and his sons Jedediah, Andr...

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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At this time, Samuel Huntington was the governor of Connecticut. George Clinton was the governor of New York. From the description of Letter to George Clinton, 1791 November 11. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866432 Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was born on July 16 in Windham, Connecticut. After private study, Huntington received permission to practice law in Connecticut in 1754. He moved to Norwich in 1760. He was elected as a Representative fr...

Huntington, Benjamin, 1736-1800

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