Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I335768
  • Name: James SULLIVAN
  • RELA: Spouse of 11th cousin 10x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 APR 1744 in Berwick, York Co., ME
  • Event: Elected Massachusetts Attorney General BET 1790 AND 1807
  • Event: Elected Governor of Massachusetts BET 29 MAY 1807 AND 10 DEC 1808
  • Death: 10 DEC 1808 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Title: Gov.
  • Event: Pic Gov. James Sullivan
  • Note:
    SULLIVAN, James, (brother of John Sullivan and uncle of George Sullivan), a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Berwick, Maine (then a part of Massachusetts), April 22, 1744; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar about 1782 and commenced practice in Biddeford; King's attorney for York County; active in pre-Revolutionary movements; member of the Provincial Congress of Massachusetts in 1774 and 1775; member of the general court in 1775 and 1776; justice of the superior court 1776-1782; elected to the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783 but did not attend; member of the executive council in 1787; judge of probate for Suffolk County in 1788; state attorney general 1790-1807; governor of Massachusetts in 1807 and 1808; died in Boston, Mass., December 10, 1808; interment in Central Boston Common Cemetery.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Owen O'SULLIVAN b: 17 JUN 1692 in County Limerick, Ireland
    Mother: Margery BROWNE b: 1714 in County Cork, Ireland

    Marriage 1 Mehitable ODIORNE b: 26 JUN 1748 in Durham, Strafford Co., NH
    • Married: 22 FEB 1768
    1. Has Children Mehitable SULLIVAN b: 29 JUL 1772 in Saco, York Co., ME

    Marriage 2 Martha LANGDON
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