Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: IG429263
  • Name: Barnabas BIDWELL
  • RELA: 5th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 AUG 1763 in Monterey, Berkshire Co., MA
  • GRAD: 1785 Yale College
  • Event: Elected Treasurer of Berkshire Co., MA BET SEP 1791 AND AUG 1810
  • Event: Elected Massachusetts State Senate BET 1801 AND 1804
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1805 AND 13 JUL 1807
  • Event: Elected Massachusetts House of Representatives BET 1805 AND 1807
  • Event: Elected Attorney General of Massachusetts BET 15 JUN 1807 AND 30 AUG 1810
  • Death: 27 JUL 1833 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Event: Pic Barnabas Bidwell
  • Note:
    BIDWELL, Barnabas, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Tyringham (now Monterey), Mass., August 23, 1763; was graduated from Yale College in 1785; studied law at Brown University, Providence, R.I.; was admitted to the bar in 1805 and commenced practice in Stockbridge, Mass.; served in the State senate 1801-1804; member of the State house of representatives 1805-1807; elected as a Republican to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1805, until his resignation on July 13, 1807; attorney general of Massachusetts from June 15, 1807, to August 30, 1810; moved to Canada about 1815 and settled near Kingston; became interested in political affairs and engaged in the practice of law; died in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, July 27, 1833; interment in Cataraqui Cemetery, Cataraqui, Ontario.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Adonijah BIDWELL b: 18 OCT 1716 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
    Mother: Jemima DEVOTION b: 13 MAY 1727 in Suffield, Hartford Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Mary GRAY b: ABT 1766
    • Married: 21 FEB 1793
    1. Has No Children Marshall Spring BIDWELL b: 16 FEB 1799 in Stockbridge, Berkshire Co., MA
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