Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • Name: John Francis Hamtramck CLAIBORNE
  • RELA: 10th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 APR 1807 in Natchez, Adams Co., MS
  • Event: Elected Mississippi House of Representatives BET 1830 AND 1834
  • Event: Elected U.S. Representative from Mississippi BET 4 MAR 1835 AND 5 FEB 1838
  • Death: 17 MAY 1884 in Adams Co., MS
  • Event: Pic John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne
  • Note:
    CLAIBORNE, John Francis Hamtramck, (nephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne, grandnephew of Thomas Claiborne [1749-1812], great-grandfather of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr., great-great- grandfather of Claiborne de Borda Pell, and great-great granduncle of Corinne Claiborne Boggs), a Representative from Mississippi; born in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., April 24, 1809; attended school in Virginia; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice at Natchez, Miss.; member of the State house of representatives 1830-1834; moved to Madison County, Miss.; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835- March 3, 1837); presented credentials as a Democratic Member-elect to the Twenty-fifth Congress and served from July 18, 1837, until February 5, 1838, when the seat was declared vacant; engaged in newspaper work in Natchez, Miss.; moved to New Orleans, La., in 1844 and resumed newspaper interests; appointed United States timber agent for Louisiana and Mississippi in 1853; author of several historical works; returned to his estate, "Dumbarton," near Natchez, Miss., and died there on May 17, 1884; interment in Trinity Churchyard, Natchez, Miss.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Ferdinand Leigh CLAIBORNE b: ABT 1772 in Sussex Co., VA
    Mother: Mary Magdalene HUTCHINS b: 1777 in Natchez, Adams Co., MS

    Marriage 1 Martha DUNBAR b: ABT 1810
    • Married: DEC 1828
    1. Has No Children Nathaniel Herbert CLAIBORNE b: 5 JUN 1833
    2. Has Children Wilbur Herbert CLAIBORNE b: 5 JUN 1833 in Natchez, Adams Co., MS
    3. Has No Children Willis CLAIBORNE b: OCT 1834
    4. Has Children Emily Anne Magdaline CLAIBORNE b: 1834
    5. Has No Children Mary Jane CLAIBORNE b: AUG 1836 in Madison Co., MS
    6. Has No Children Martha CLAIBORNE b: 1842 in Adams Co., MS
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