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Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut

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This specific family group is a subset of the much larger Three Thousand Related Politicians group. An individual may be listed with more than one subset.

These groupings — even the names of the groupings, and the areas of main activity — are the result of a computer algorithm working with the data I have, not the choices of any historian or genealogist.

  George Wyllys (1590-1645) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, England, 1590. Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1642-43. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., 1645 (age about 55 years). Interment at Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Wyllys and Hester (Chambers) Wyllys; married 1609 to Bridget Young; married 1631 to Mary Brisbey; great-grandfather of George Wyllys; second great-grandfather of Samuel Wyllys; third great-grandfather of Timothy Pitkin; fifth great-grandfather of Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884); sixth great-grandfather of Chester Dorman Hubbard and Edward Green Bradford II; seventh great-grandfather of William Pallister Hubbard, Edward Green Bradford Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; eighth great-grandfather of James Gillespie Blaine III, Henry Belin du Pont Jr., Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  John Haynes (1594-1654) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in 1594. Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1639, 1641, 1643, 1645, 1647, 1649, 1651, 1653. Died in 1654 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Great-grandfather of George Wyllys; third great-grandfather of Timothy Pitkin; fifth great-grandfather of Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884); sixth great-grandfather of Chester Dorman Hubbard and Edward Green Bradford II; seventh great-grandfather of William Pallister Hubbard, Edward Green Bradford Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; eighth great-grandfather of James Gillespie Blaine III, Henry Belin du Pont Jr., Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard.
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  John Leverett (1616-1679) — Born in Lincolnshire, England, 1616. Colonial Governor of Massachusetts, 1672-73, 1673-79; died in office 1679. Died in Massachusetts, March 16, 1679 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Fifth great-grandfather of Chester Dorman Hubbard and George Landon Ingraham; sixth great-grandfather of William Pallister Hubbard (1843-1921), Charles H. Chittenden and Daniel Phoenix Ingraham; seventh great-grandfather of James Gillespie Blaine III; eighth great-grandfather of Chester R. Hubbard.
  Political family: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Windham, Windham County, Conn., July 16, 1731. Lawyer; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1773-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1776-84; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-83; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1784-86; Governor of Connecticut, 1786-96; died in office 1796; received 2 electoral votes, 1789. Congregationalist. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., January 5, 1796 (age 64 years, 173 days). Interment at Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.; memorial monument at Constitution Gardens, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Huntington (1691-1767) and Mehetabel (Thurston) Huntington (1700-1781); married, January 5, 1761, to Martha Devotion (1739-1794); uncle and adoptive father of Samuel H. Huntington; granduncle of Nathaniel Huntington (1793-1828), James Huntington and Elisha Mills Huntington; second great-granduncle of William Barret Ridgely; third great-granduncle of Helen Huntington Hull; first cousin once removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; second cousin once removed of John Davenport, Ebenezer Huntington, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Abel Huntington and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; second cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde Jr., Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Charles Phelps Huntington and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin thrice removed of John Hall Brockway, Robert Coit Jr., Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and William Clark Huntington; second cousin four times removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Matthew Griswold, George Douglas Perkins, Charles Edward Hyde, Herman Arod Gager, Josiah Quincy, William Brainard Coit, Henry Arthur Huntington, John Sedgwick Hyde, Edward Warden Hyde, John Leffingwell Randolph and Arthur Evarts Lord; second cousin five times removed of Charles Grenfill Washburn, Edmond Otis Dewey, Austin Eugene Lathrop, George Martin Dewey, Schuyler Carl Wells, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Foster Dulles, James Gillespie Blaine III, Allen Welsh Dulles and Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996); third cousin of Samuel Adams; third cousin once removed of Joseph Allen, Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Nicholls Smallwood and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Lathrop, Bela Edgerton, Willard J. Chapin, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter Jr., Philo Fairchild Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); third cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Hard, Charles Robert Sherman, Heman Ticknor, Gideon Hard, Norman A. Phelps, Alphonso Taft, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Emerson Wight, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, William Henry Barnum, Ulysses Simpson Grant, William Vincent Wells, Augustus Frank, Edward M. Chapin, Elizur Stillman Goodrich, Rhamanthus Menville Stocker and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); fourth cousin once removed of Martin Keeler and Thaddeus Betts.
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Huntington County, Ind. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article
  Ebenezer Huntington (1754-1834) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., December 26, 1754. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1810-11, 1817-19 (2nd District 1810-11, at-large 1817-19). Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., June 17, 1834 (age 79 years, 173 days). Interment at Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jabez Huntington (1719-1786) and Hannah (Williams) Huntington (1726-1807); married, December 10, 1791, to Sarah Isham (1757-1793); married, October 7, 1795, to Lucretia Mary McClellan; uncle of Jabez Williams Huntington; great-granduncle of Roger Wolcott; third great-grandson of Thomas Welles; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huntington; first cousin four times removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; first cousin five times removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Jr.; second cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; second cousin thrice removed of Schuyler Carl Wells; third cousin of Samuel R. Gager, Samuel H. Huntington, Abel Huntington, Samuel Austin Gager and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; third cousin once removed of David Waterman, John Davenport, James Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Charles Phelps Huntington, John Appleton (1804-1891), Jane Pierce, Elisha Mills Huntington, Henry Titus Backus, Joshua Perkins and Robert Coit Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Henry Scudder, Thomas Glasby Waterman, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, John Ransom Buck, George Douglas Perkins, William Clark Huntington, Albert Lemando Bingham and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Daniel Parrish Witter, William Barret Ridgely, Herman Arod Gager, Josiah Quincy, Edmond Otis Dewey, Austin Eugene Lathrop, Henry Arthur Huntington, George Martin Dewey, Harry Andrews Gager, Arthur Evarts Lord, Arthur Taggard Appleton, John Foster Dulles, James Gillespie Blaine III and Allen Welsh Dulles; fourth cousin of Edward Biddle, Charles Biddle, Zina Hyde Jr., Theodore Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Gershom Birdsey, Benjamin Hard, Timothy Merrill, James Biddle, Bela Edgerton, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, John Biddle, Samuel George Andrews, Richard Biddle, Philo Fairchild Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum, Waitman Thomas Willey, Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg, David Munson Osborne, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925).
  Political families: Sprague family; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Witter family; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joshua Coit (1758-1798) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., October 7, 1758. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1784-85, 1789-90, 1792-93; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1793; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1793-98; died in office 1798. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 5, 1798 (age 39 years, 333 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Coit (1698-1787) and Lydia (Lathrop) Coit (1718-1794); married, January 2, 1785, to Ann Boradell Hallam (1763-1844); grandfather of Robert Coit Jr.; great-grandfather of William Brainard Coit; third great-granduncle of John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; first cousin five times removed of James Gillespie Blaine III; second cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington and Ebenezer Huntington; second cousin twice removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin four times removed of Roger Wolcott, William Barret Ridgely, Edmond Otis Dewey, Austin Eugene Lathrop, George Martin Dewey and Schuyler Carl Wells; second cousin five times removed of John Lee Saltonstall, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Thomas Edmund Dewey; third cousin of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin once removed of Henry Scudder, Zina Hyde Jr., Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); third cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus, Samuel George Andrews, Waitman Thomas Willey, Samuel Townsend Douglass, Silas Hamilton Douglas, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Henry Seymour, Zachariah Chandler, Charles H. Eastman (1819-1879), Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Carlisle Stewart Abbott, Matthew Griswold, Charles A. Hungerford, William Patrick Willey, George Douglas Perkins, Thomas Theodore Prentis, Almar F. Dickson, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant Jr., George Harrison Hall, Charles Edward Hyde, Clayton Hyde Lathrop, Herman Arod Gager, Arthur Eugene Parmelee, Henry Woolsey Douglas, John Sedgwick Hyde, Edward Warden Hyde, Hiram Bingham and John Leffingwell Randolph; fourth cousin of Chauncey Goodrich and Elizur Goodrich; fourth cousin once removed of Noyes Barber, Eli Thacher Hoyt, Caleb Scudder, Charles Phelps Huntington, Bailey Frye Adams and Henry Joel Scudder.
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Rowell family of Maine (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Timothy Pitkin (1766-1847) — of Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., January 21, 1766. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1790, 1792, 1794-1805, 1819-30; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1803-05; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1805-19 (3rd District 1805-07, at-large 1807-09, 5th District 1809-11, at-large 1811-19); delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1830. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., December 18, 1847 (age 81 years, 331 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Pitkin (1727-1812) and Temperance (Clap) Pitkin (1732-1772); uncle of Emily Pitkin Perkins (who married Roger Sherman Baldwin); grandson of William Pitkin; third great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes; first cousin thrice removed of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); second cousin once removed of Daniel Pitkin, Henry Meigs and William Whiting Boardman; second cousin twice removed of Erastus Wolcott, Oliver Wolcott Sr., Henry Meigs Jr., John Forsyth Jr., Edward Green Bradford, Joseph Pomeroy Root and Frederick Walker Pitkin; second cousin thrice removed of Chester Dorman Hubbard, Delos Fall, Edward Green Bradford II, Mabel Thorp Boardman and Benjamin Lewis Fairchild; second cousin four times removed of William Pallister Hubbard, Edward Green Bradford Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; second cousin five times removed of James Gillespie Blaine III, Henry Belin du Pont Jr., Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; third cousin of Enoch Woodbridge; third cousin once removed of Josiah Cowles, Moses Seymour, Oliver Wolcott Jr., Roger Griswold, Frederick Wolcott, William Woodbridge, Dudley Woodbridge, Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley, John Leslie Russell, Joshua Perkins and John Robert Graham Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of Frederick Enoch Woodbridge, Morgan Gardner Bulkeley, Leslie Wead Russell, William Henry Bulkeley, Charles Hazen Russell, Luther S. Pitkin and John Clarence Keeler; third cousin thrice removed of George Douglas Perkins, Clarence Horatio Pitkin, Carroll Peabody Pitkin, Caleb Seymour Pitkin, Lewis Wardlaw Haskell, Eldred C. Pitkin and Aubrey Howells Sherwood; fourth cousin of Samuel Clesson Allen, Horatio Seymour (1778-1857), Henry Seymour, Ela Collins, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; fourth cousin once removed of Martin Chittenden, Leonard White, Benjamin Hard, Gideon Hard, Harrison Blodget, John William Allen, John Milton Fessenden, Elisha Hunt Allen, Origen Storrs Seymour, John Appleton (1804-1891), Jane Pierce, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), George Washington Wolcott, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, George Seymour, William Collins, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, McNeil Seymour, Julius Levi Strong, Matthew Griswold, Henry William Seymour, William Sheffield Cowles and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900).
  Political families: Sprague family; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Witter family; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Hoge Ewing (1796-1887) — also known as John H. Ewing — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Born near Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa., October 5, 1796. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1835-36; member of Pennsylvania state senate 17th District, 1838-42; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1845-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Washington, Washington County, Pa., June 9, 1887 (age 90 years, 247 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery, Washington, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Porter Ewing and Mary (Conwell) Ewing; married, November 2, 1820, to Ellen Blaine (died 1840; aunt of James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893)); married, August 12, 1845, to Margaret C. Brown.
  Political families: Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut; Beale-Blaine-Edwards family of Chester, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Hall Brockway (1801-1870) — also known as John H. Brockway — of Ellington, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Ellington, Tolland County, Conn., January 31, 1801. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ellington, 1832, 1838; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1834; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1839-43; Tolland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1849-67. Died in Ellington, Tolland County, Conn., July 29, 1870 (age 69 years, 179 days). Interment at Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Diodate Brockway (1776-1849) and Miranda (Hall) Brockway (1780-1824); married, January 22, 1829, to Flavia Field Cotton (1805-1889); second cousin of Henry Jarvis Raymond; second cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin (1791-1878); second cousin twice removed of Joshua Coit and Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin of Beman Brockway; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Graham Hurd Chapin, Andrew Bliss Chapin and Charles Mann Hamilton; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, Edmond Otis Dewey, George Martin Dewey and James Gillespie Blaine III; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Scudder and Thomas Edmund Dewey; fourth cousin of Jabez Williams Huntington, Chester William Chapin, Marshall Chapin, John Putnam Chapin, Robert Coit Jr., Abial Lathrop and Lee Luther Brockway; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, Elijah Boardman, John Allen, William Bostwick, Peter B. Garnsey, Elijah Abel, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Zina Hyde Jr., Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington (1793-1828), Erastus Corning, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington, Edmund Gillett Chapin, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington, Peter Augustus Porter, Zenas Ferry Moody, Charles A. Hungerford, William Barret Ridgely, Clayton Hyde Lathrop, William Brainard Coit and Austin Eugene Lathrop.
  Political family: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Medary (1801-1864) — also known as "The Wheel Horse of Ohio Democracy" — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Montgomery Square, Montgomery County, Pa., February 25, 1801. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1834; member of Ohio state senate, 1836; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1844, 1856, 1864; postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, 1847-49, 1858; Governor of Minnesota Territory, 1857-58; Governor of Kansas Territory, 1858-59, 1859-60, 1860, 1860; candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1859. Originated the slogan "Fifty-four forty or fight," calling for aggressive action on the Oregon boundary dispute with Great Britain in the 1840s; the American claim of all the land up to 54°40' north latitude encompassed most of what is now British Columbia. Indicted by a federal grand jury in 1864 for conspiracy against the government; arrested; released on bond; never tried. Died in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, November 7, 1864 (age 63 years, 256 days). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Medary (1770-1839) and Elizabeth (Harris) Medary; married to Elizabeth Scott (1807-1885); great-grandfather of James Gillespie Blaine III (1888-1969).
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  The community of Medary, South Dakota, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
James G. Blaine James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893) — also known as James G. Blaine; "The Plumed Knight"; "Belshazzar Blaine"; "Magnetic Man" — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in West Brownsville, Washington County, Pa., January 31, 1830. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856 (Honorary Secretary); member of Maine state house of representatives, 1859-62; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1861-62; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1863-76; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1869-75; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1876, 1880; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1876-81; U.S. Secretary of State, 1881, 1889-92; candidate for President of the United States, 1884. Congregationalist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., January 27, 1893 (age 62 years, 362 days). Original interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in 1920 at Blaine Memorial Park, Augusta, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Ephraim Lyon Blaine (1796-1850) and Maria Louise (Gillespie) Blaine (1801-1871); married, June 30, 1850, to Harriet Stanwood (1827-1903); father of Harriet Blaine (1871-1958; who married Truxtun Beale); nephew of Ellen Blaine (who married John Hoge Ewing (1796-1887)); grandfather of James Gillespie Blaine III.
  Political family: Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Robert G. Ingersoll
  Blaine counties in Idaho, Mont., Neb. and Okla. are named for him.
  Mount Blaine, in Park County, Colorado, is named for him.  — The city of Blaine, Washington, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS James G. Blaine (built 1942 at South Portland, Maine; scrapped 1969) was named for him.
  Politician named for him: J. B. McLaughlin
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about James G. Blaine: Mark Wahlgren Summers, Rum, Romanism, & Rebellion : The Making of a President, 1884 — Edward P. Crapol, James G. Blaine : Architect of Empire — Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History
  Image source: William C. Roberts, Leading Orators (1884)
Robert Coit Robert Coit Jr. (1830-1904) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., April 26, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1860; president and treasurer, New London and Northern Railroad; mayor of New London, Conn., 1879; member of Connecticut state senate, 1880-83 (7th District 1880-81, 9th District 1882-83); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880; president, Union Bank of New London, 1893-1904; vice-president, Savings Bank of New London; prsident, New London Gas & Electric Company; president, New London Steamboat Company; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1897-98. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., June 19, 1904 (age 74 years, 54 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Coit (1785-1874) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Coit) Coit (1798-1874); married, August 1, 1854, to Lucretia Brainard (1833-1906); father of William Brainard Coit; grandson of Joshua Coit; second cousin twice removed of David Hough; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington, John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel Townsend Douglass and Silas Hamilton Douglas; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Jeremiah Mason, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter and James Gillespie Blaine III; third cousin thrice removed of George Champlin and Henry Scudder; fourth cousin of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), David Edgerton and Henry Woolsey Douglas; fourth cousin once removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor, Solomon Taintor, Zina Hyde Jr., Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington and Peter Augustus Porter.
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
  Truxtun Beale (1856-1936) — of San Francisco, Calif.; Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in San Francisco, Calif., March 6, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1891-92; Greece, 1892-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1912; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920. Died near Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., June 2, 1936 (age 80 years, 88 days). Interment at Bruton Parish Churchyard, Williamsburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1822-1893) and Mary (Edwards) Beale (1827-1902); married, April 30, 1894, to Harriet 'Hattie' Blaine (1871-1958; daughter of James Gillespie Blaine); married, April 23, 1903, to Marie Oge (1880-1956).
  Political family: Beale-Blaine-Edwards family of Chester, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Truxtun Avenue and Beale Avenue, in Bakersfield, California, are named for him.  — Beale Park, in Bakersfield, California, is named for him.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edmond Otis Dewey (1861-1921) — also known as Edmond O. Dewey — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Niles, Berrien County, Mich., August 24, 1861. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; postmaster at Owosso, Mich., 1900-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916; nominated in primary for mayor of Owosso, Mich. 1917, but withdrew before election. Died in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., January 22, 1921 (age 59 years, 151 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of George Martin Dewey (1827-1897) and Emma (Bingham) Dewey (1837-1910); brother of George Martin Dewey (1869-1927); married, September 21, 1887, to May Corinne Williams; uncle of Thomas Edmund Dewey; first cousin thrice removed of David Waterman; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman; second cousin four times removed of Luther Waterman and Joshua Coit; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of John Hall Brockway; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington; fourth cousin of James Gillespie Blaine III; fourth cousin once removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Joshua Milton Fiero Jr..
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Roosevelt family of New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William Brainard Coit (1862-1920) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., July 23, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1901-04. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Union League. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 16, 1920 (age 58 years, 55 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Coit Jr. and Lucretia (Brainard) Coit; married, October 20, 1886, to Anna Blanchard Bancroft; great-grandson of Joshua Coit; second cousin thrice removed of David Hough; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel Townsend Douglass, Silas Hamilton Douglas, John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Jeremiah Mason, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), David Edgerton, Henry Woolsey Douglas and James Gillespie Blaine III.
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Martin Dewey (1869-1927) — also known as George M. Dewey — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Hastings, Barry County, Mich., September 10, 1869. Republican. Newspaper publisher; postmaster at Owosso, Mich., 1900. Died in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., June 19, 1927 (age 57 years, 282 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George M. Dewey (1832-1897) and Emma (Bingham) Dewey (1837-1910); brother of Edmond Otis Dewey; married, January 25, 1899, to Anne Louise 'Annie' Thomas (1877-1954); father of Thomas Edmund Dewey; first cousin thrice removed of David Waterman; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman; second cousin four times removed of Luther Waterman and Joshua Coit; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) and Samuel Gager; third cousin twice removed of John Hall Brockway; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington; fourth cousin of James Gillespie Blaine III; fourth cousin once removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Joshua Milton Fiero Jr..
  Political families: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Roosevelt family of New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  James Gillespie Blaine III (1888-1969) — also known as James G. Blaine III — of Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Old Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 10, 1888. Republican. Investment broker; banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1912. Died November 3, 1969 (age 81 years, 297 days). Interment somewhere in Stuart, Fla.
  Relatives: Step-son of William F. Bull; son of Mary (Nevins) Blaine (1866-1915) and James Gillespie Blaine, Jr. (1868-1926); married 1911 to Marian Dow; grandson of James Gillespie Blaine; great-grandson of Samuel Medary (1801-1864); seventh great-grandson of John Leverett; first cousin five times removed of Joshua Coit; second cousin five times removed of Samuel Huntington and Timothy Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of John Hall Brockway and Robert Coit Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Ebenezer Huntington; fourth cousin of Edmond Otis Dewey and George Martin Dewey; fourth cousin once removed of William Brainard Coit and Thomas Edmund Dewey; eighth great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes.
  Political family: Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Thomas E. Dewey Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971) — also known as Thomas E. Dewey — of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich., March 24, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933; New York County District Attorney, 1937-41; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940; Governor of New York, 1943-55; defeated, 1938; candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952 (speaker), 1956. Episcopalian. English and French ancestry. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; Farm Bureau; Grange; Phi Mu Alpha; Phi Delta Phi. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Seaview Hotel, Bal Harbor, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., March 16, 1971 (age 68 years, 357 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Pawling Cemetery, Pawling, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Martin Dewey and Anne Louise 'Annie' (Thomas) Dewey (1877-1954); married, June 16, 1928, to Frances Eileen Hutt (1903-1970; grandniece of Jefferson Finis Davis); nephew of Edmond Otis Dewey; first cousin four times removed of David Waterman; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman; second cousin five times removed of Luther Waterman and Joshua Coit (1758-1798); third cousin thrice removed of John Hall Brockway; fourth cousin once removed of James Gillespie Blaine III.
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut; Eastman family; Conger-Hungerford family; Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Abbott family of Salinas, California; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Herbert Brownell, Jr. — Charles C. Wing — Martin T. Manton — Herman Methfessel
  The Thomas E. Dewey Thruway, which runs through Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Greene, Albany, Schenectady, Montgomery, Herkimer, Oneida, Madison, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Monroe, Genesee, Erie, and Chautauqua counties in New York, is named for him.
  See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Thomas E. Dewey: Mary M. Stolberg, Fighting Organized Crime : Politics, Justice, and the Legacy of Thomas E. Dewey — Barry K. Beyer, Thomas E. Dewey, 1937-1947 : A Study in Political Leadership — Richard Norton Smith, Thomas E. Dewey and His Times — Scott Farris, Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation — David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America
  Image source: Library of Congress
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