American Biographical Notes; Being Short Notices of Deceased Persons, Chiefly Those Not Included in Allen's or in Drake's Biographical Dictionaries

American Biographical Notes; Being Short Notices of Deceased Persons, Chiefly Those Not Included in Allen's or in Drake's Biographical Dictionaries

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...many years; was in congress from 1825 to 1833; at one time state attorney, and for two years minister to Russia. INGERSOLL, William J., d. at Mobile, Ala., Oct. 6, 1839, was cashier of the Bank of Mobile. INGLIS, Rt. Rev. John, bishop of Nova Scotia, d. in N. S., Oct. 27, 1850; he was the son of the Rt. Rev. Charles Inglis first bp. of N. S., was educated at King's Coll., Windsor and consecrated in 1825; he was in his 73d year. (Stryker's Am. Reg., v, 187.) INGHAM, Miss Marietta, b. in Saybrook, Conn., in 1800; d. iu LeRoy, N. Y., June, 1867. In 1835, she founded the Ingham Collegiate Institute which in 1857, received a university charter. (Regent's Report, 1868, p. 708.) INGHAM, Samuel D., d. at Trenton, N. J., June 5, 1860, in his 81st year; b. in Buck's co., Pa., Sept. 16, 1779, became a lawyer, and in 1805-6-7, was elected to the legislature; was in congress from 1813 to 1818, and from 1822 to 1829. When he was appointed secretary of the treasury, resigned with others of Jackson's cabinet. In 1856, he favored Fremont's election. INGRAH AM, Joseph W., a member of the board of education; d. at Boston, Mass., Aug., 28, 1848. INMAN, William, land agent, b. in Somersetshire, Eng., and when young a clerk of Lord Pultney. Came to America in 1792, as agent of Patrick Colquhoun for the town of Leyden, and the Brantingham tract in Lewis co.; lived many years in Whitestown, afterwards in N. Y., as a merchant and d. in Leyden, N. Y., Feb. 14, 1843, a. 81. His principal had cause to regret placing confidence in him. Henry I., the painter, John I., the editor and writer, and Wm., captain in the U. S. navy, were his sons. (Hough's Hut. Lewis Co. N. Y., p. 124.) ION, Jacob Bond, b. in South Carolina; grad. at Yale in 1803, entered the army in 1811 and served...show more

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