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DARLINGTON (Soundex D645) — See also ARLINGTON, BURLINGTON, DARLIN, DARLING, GARLINGTON, HARLINGTON, MERLINGTON, TURLINGTON.

  DARLINGTON: See also Smedley Darlington Butler — Darlington Flinn — Weldon Brinton Heyburn — Darlington Hoopes — Darlington Hoopes, Jr. — Walter Darlington Huddleston — Hananiah Darlington Pugh — Edwin Darlington Ricketts
  Darlington, Benjamin — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pa., 1881-82. Burial location unknown.
  Darlington, Charles Francis, Jr. (1904-1986) — also known as Charles F. Darlington — of Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 13, 1904. Democrat. Economist; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; oil executive; U.S. Ambassador to Gabon, 1961-64. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died, in New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 11, 1986 (age 81 years, 210 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Darlington and Letitia Craig (O'Neill) Darlington; married, November 3, 1931, to Alice Nelson Benning (died 1973).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Books by Charles F. Darlington: African Betrayal, with Alice B. Darlington (1968)
  Darlington, Charles L. — of New Bloomfield, Perry County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Darlington, Christiana N. — of Auburn, Placer County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Darlington, Dillwyn See E. Dillwyn Darlington
  Darlington, E. Dillwyn — of Holland, Bucks County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Darlington, Edward (1755-1825) — of Birmingham, Chester County, Pa. Born in East Bradford, Chester County, Pa., June 13, 1755. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1802-04, 1811-13. Quaker. English ancestry. Died in Birmingham, Chester County, Pa., April 1, 1825 (age 69 years, 292 days). Interment at Pikeland Friends Burial Ground, Pikeland, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Darlington and Hannah (Brinton) Darlington; married, March 8, 1781, to Hannah Townsend (1760-1826); father of William Darlington (1782-1863); uncle of Isaac Darlington, Esther Darlington (1793-1877; who married James B. Roberts), Edward Darlington and William Darlington (1804-1879); grandfather of Edward C. Darlington; granduncle of Smedley Darlington; second great-granduncle of Smedley Darlington Butler and Darlington Hoopes (1896-1989).
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  Darlington, Edward (1795-1884) — of Chester, Delaware County, Pa.; Media, Delaware County, Pa. Born in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., September 17, 1795. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1833-39; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839. Died in Media, Delaware County, Pa., November 21, 1884 (age 89 years, 65 days). Interment at Chester Rural Cemetery, Chester, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Amy (Sharpless) Darlington (1758-1831) and Jesse Darlington (1762-1842); married, April 26, 1827, to Ann P. Eyre (1804-1843); nephew of Edward Darlington; first cousin of Isaac Darlington, William Darlington (1782-1863), Esther Darlington (1793-1877; who married James B. Roberts) and William Darlington (1804-1879); first cousin once removed of Edward C. Darlington and Smedley Darlington; first cousin thrice removed of Smedley Darlington Butler and Darlington Hoopes (1896-1989).
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Darlington, Edward C. (1819-1874) — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Born in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., May 2, 1819. Whig. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 7th District, 1852-54. Died near Yorktown, York County, Va., March 28, 1874 (age 54 years, 330 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Darlington (1782-1863) and Catherine (Lacey) Darlington (1785-1847); married, July 21, 1846, to Emily Franklin (1819-1850; daughter of Walter Franklin (1769?-?)); married, December 11, 1851, to Mary Leland Hawley (born 1813); grandson of Edward Darlington (1755-1825); first cousin once removed of Isaac Darlington, Edward Darlington (1795-1884) and William Darlington (1804-1879); second cousin of Smedley Darlington; second cousin twice removed of Smedley Darlington Butler and Darlington Hoopes.
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  Darlington, Isaac (1781-1839) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Westtown Township, Chester County, Pa., December 13, 1781. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1807-08, 1816; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1817-19; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1821-39. Died in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., April 27, 1839 (age 57 years, 135 days). Interment at Pikeland Friends Burial Ground, Pikeland, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Darlington (1757-1844) and Susannah (Chandler) Darlington (1760-1849); brother of Esther Darlington (1793-1877; who married James B. Roberts) and William Darlington (1804-1879); married to Mary Peters (died 1823); married, September 3, 1827, to Rebecca Fairlamb (1785-1859); nephew of Edward Darlington (1755-1825); great-granduncle of Darlington Hoopes; first cousin of William Darlington (1782-1863) and Edward Darlington (1795-1884); first cousin once removed of Edward C. Darlington and Smedley Darlington; first cousin thrice removed of Smedley Darlington Butler.
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Darlington, Isabel — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Darlington, Jean B. — of Chester County, Pa. Independent candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 19th District, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Darlington, Joseph (1765-1851) — of Fayette County, Pa.; Limestone (now Maysville), Mason County, Ky.; West Union, Adams County, Ohio. Born near Winchester, Frederick County, Va., July 19, 1765. Member of Northwest Territory legislature, 1799-1801; delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Adams County, 1802; member of Ohio state senate, 1803. Presbyterian. Died, of cholera, in West Union, Adams County, Ohio, August 2, 1851 (age 86 years, 14 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Meredith Darlington and Sarah (Davis) Darlington; married, March 18, 1790, to Sarah Wilson.
  Darlington, Richard — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Darlington, Smedley (1827-1899) — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Born in Pocopson Township, Chester County, Pa., December 24, 1827. Republican. Banker; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1887-91. Died in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., June 24, 1899 (age 71 years, 182 days). Interment at Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Darlington (1798-1889) and Edith (Smedley) Darlington (1798-1883); married, May 15, 1861, to Mary Edwards Baker (1828-1899); father of Maud Mary Darlington (who married Thomas Stalker Butler); grandfather of Smedley Darlington Butler; grandnephew of Edward Darlington (1755-1825); first cousin once removed of Isaac Darlington, William Darlington (1782-1863), Edward Darlington (1795-1884) and William Darlington (1804-1879); second cousin of Edward C. Darlington (1819-1874); second cousin twice removed of Darlington Hoopes.
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Darlington, William (1782-1863) — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Born in Birmingham, Chester County, Pa., April 28, 1782. Physician; botanist; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1815-17, 1819-23; Chester County Prothonotary and Clerk, 1827-30; among the founders of the West Chester Railroad; president, Bank of Chester County; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839. Quaker; later Episcopalian. English ancestry. Died in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., April 23, 1863 (age 80 years, 360 days). Interment at Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Darlington (1755-1825) and Hannah (Townsend) Darlington (1760-1826); married, June 1, 1808, to Catherine Lacey (1785-1847); father of Jane Darlington (1817-1895; who married Henry S. Evans) and Edward C. Darlington; first cousin of Isaac Darlington, Esther Darlington (1793-1877; who married James B. Roberts), Edward Darlington (1795-1884) and William Darlington; first cousin once removed of Smedley Darlington (1827-1899); first cousin thrice removed of Smedley Darlington Butler and Darlington Hoopes.
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Darlington, William (1804-1879) — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Born October 19, 1804. Lawyer; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837, 1873; chief burgess of West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1847, 1862-65. Died December 6, 1879 (age 75 years, 48 days). Interment at Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Darlington (1757-1844) and Susannah (Chandler) Darlington (1760-1849); brother of Isaac Darlington and Esther Darlington (1793-1877; who married James B. Roberts); married, March 19, 1829, to Catharine Paxson (1806-1886); nephew of Edward Darlington (1755-1825); great-granduncle of Darlington Hoopes (1896-1989); first cousin of William Darlington and Edward Darlington (1795-1884); first cousin once removed of Edward C. Darlington and Smedley Darlington; first cousin thrice removed of Smedley Darlington Butler.
  Political family: Darlington-Butler family of West Chester, Pennsylvania.


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