Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I232003
  • Name: Thomas CLAIBORNE
  • RELA: 8th cousin 9x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 FEB 1749 in Brunswick Co., VA
  • Event: Elected Sheriff of Brunswick Co. BET 1789 AND 1792
  • Event: Military service 1789 Col., Brunswick Co. Militia
  • Event: Elected Member of the Virginia State Senate BET 1790 AND 1792
  • Event: Elected U.S. Representative from Virginia BET 4 MAR 1793 AND 3 MAR 1799
  • Event: Elected U.S. Representative from Virginia BET 4 MAR 1801 AND 3 MAR 1805
  • Death: 1812 in Brunswick Co., VA
  • Title: Col.
  • Note:
    CLAIBORNE, Thomas, (father of John Claiborne and Thomas Claiborne [1780- 1856], uncle of Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne and William Charles Cole Claiborne, granduncle of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne, and great-great- great-great granduncle of Corinne Claiborne Boggs), a Representative from Virginia; born in Brunswick County, Va., February 1, 1749; member of the State house of delegates 1783-1788; served as colonel in command of the Brunswick County Militia in 1789; sheriff of Brunswick County 1789-1792; member of the State senate 1790-1792; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the Third Congress; reelected as a Republican to the Fourth and Fifth Congresses (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1799); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Sixth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Seventh and Eighth Congresses (March 4, 1801-March 3, 1805); died on his estate in Brunswick County, Va., in 1812.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Nathaniel CLAIBORNE b: ABT 1716 in King William Co., VA
    Mother: Jane COLE b: ABT 1719 in Warwick Co., VA

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has No Children John CLAIBORNE b: 1777 in Brunswick Co., VA
      2. Has No Children Thomas CLAIBORNE , Jr. b: 17 MAY 1780 in Brunswick Co., VA
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