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  • ID: I250009
  • Name: Richard Pratt MARVIN
  • RELA: 6th cousin 6x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 DEC 1803 in Fairfield, Herkimer Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 4 MAR 1837 AND 3 MAR 1841
  • Death: 11 JAN 1892 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
  • Note:
    MARVIN, Richard Pratt, a Representative from New York; born in Fairfield, Herkimer County, N.Y., December 23, 1803; moved with his parents to Dryden, N.Y., in 1809; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1829 and commenced practice in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; member of the State assembly in 1836 and 1837; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Twenty- sixth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1840; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1846; judge of the eighth judicial district 1847- 1871; resumed the practice of law in Jamestown, N.Y., and died there January 11, 1892; interment in Lakeview Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Selden MARVIN b: 24 NOV 1773 in Lyme, New London Co., CT
    Mother: Charlotte PRATT b: 1779 in Saybrook, Middlesex Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Isabella NEWLAND b: 3 AUG 1811
    • Married: 8 SEP 1834
    Children
    1. Has No Children Selden Erastus MARVIN b: 20 AUG 1835 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    2. Has No Children Sarah Jane MARVIN b: 18 OCT 1836 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    3. Has No Children David Newland MARVIN b: 6 AUG 1839 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    4. Has Children Mary Elizabeth MARVIN b: 3 JUL 1841 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    5. Has No Children William R. MARVIN b: 10 NOV 1843 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    6. Has No Children Robert Newland MARVIN b: 13 OCT 1845 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    7. Has No Children Richard Pratt MARVIN , Jr. b: 30 MAY 1848 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY
    8. Has No Children Isabella MARVIN b: 10 AUG 1849 in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., NY

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