Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I187872
  • Name: Samuel HOAR , Jr.
  • RELA: Spouse of 8th cousin 7x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 18 MAY 1778 in Lincoln, Middlesex Co., MA
  • GRAD: 1802 Harvard University
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1835 AND 3 MAR 1837
  • Death: 2 NOV 1856 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
  • Note:
    HOAR, Samuel, (son-in-law of Roger Sherman, father of Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar and George Frisbie Hoar, grandfather of Rockwood Hoar and Sherman Hoar), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Lincoln, Middlesex County, Mass., May 18, 1778; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Harvard University in 1802; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1805 and commenced practice in Concord, Mass.; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; served in the State senate in 1826, 1832, and 1833; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835- March 3, 1837); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1836 to the Twenty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Concord, Mass.; sent by the State legislature to South Carolina to test the constitutionality of acts prohibiting free Negroes from coming into the State and on his arrival, December 5, 1844, the Legislature of South Carolina passed resolutions expelling him from the city of Charleston; member of the State house of representatives in 1850; chairman of the State convention in 1855 which formed the Republican Party in Massachusetts; died in Concord, Mass., November 2, 1856; interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Samuel HOAR b: 1743

    Marriage 1 Sarah SHERMAN b: 11 JAN 1783 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT
    • Married: 13 OCT 1813
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth Sherman HOAR b: 14 JUL 1814
    2. Has Children Ebenezer Rockwood HOAR b: 21 FEB 1816 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
    3. Has No Children Sarah Sherman HOAR b: 1817
    4. Has No Children Samuel Johnson HOAR b: 4 FEB 1820
    5. Has No Children Edward Sherman HOAR b: 1823 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
    6. Has Children George Frisbie HOAR b: 29 APR 1826 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA
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