Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I93021
  • Name: Caleb STRONG , Jr.
  • RELA: 6th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 JAN 1744/45 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1789 AND 3 MAR 1795 United States Senator from Massachusetts
  • Event: Elected BET 30 MAY 1800 AND 29 MAY 1807 Governor of Massachusetts
  • Event: Elected BET JUN 1812 AND 30 MAY 1816 Governor of Massachusetts
  • Death: 7 NOV 1819 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA
  • Event: Pic Caleb Strong
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  • Note:
    STRONG, Caleb, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Northampton, Mass., January 9, 1745; studied under private tutors; graduated from Harvard College in 1764; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in 1772; Northampton selectman; member of the committee of correspondence and safety throughout the Revolution; member, State house of representatives 1776-1778; member, State senate 1780-1788; county attorney 1776-1800; elected to the Continental Congress in 1780, but did not attend; member of the national convention in Philadelphia which framed the Constitution of the United States; member of the Massachusetts constitutional convention which ratified the Constitution of the United States; elected to the United States Senate in 1789; reelected in 1793, and served from March 4, 1789, to June 1, 1796, when he resigned; Governor of Massachusetts 1800-1807, 1812-1816; died in Northampton, Mass., November 7, 1819; interment in Bridge Street Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Caleb STRONG b: 27 MAR 1710 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA
    Mother: Phebe LYMAN b: 20 AUG 1717 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Sarah HOOKER b: 30 JAN 1758 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA
    • Married: 20 NOV 1777 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Theodore STRONG b: 13 JAN 1779
    2. Has No Children Sarah STRONG b: 19 FEB 1781
    3. Has No Children Clarissa STRONG b: 14 JUN 1783
    4. Has No Children Lewis STRONG b: 1785
    5. Has No Children Sarah STRONG b: 22 JUL 1787
    6. Has No Children Edward STRONG b: 2 JUL 1790
    7. Has No Children Julia A. STRONG b: 1 APR 1793
    8. Has No Children Phebe STRONG b: 22 MAR 1795
    9. Has No Children Philip STRONG b: 27 FEB 1799

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