Elizabeth PELLET

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  • Name Elizabeth PELLET  [1
    Gender Female 
    Fact Daughter of Col. Charles Pellet of Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    • "A Genealogy of the Ingersoll Family" - He studied law with his father and removed with the family to Philadelphia in 1771. He there continued his studies with Pres. Joseph Reed, and was admitted to practice on april 26, 1773. In 1774 he was sent to London to finish his legal education and was entered at the Middle Temple, where he migrated to Paris at the end of 1776. Late in 1778, he returned to America and found that his father had retreated, owing to troubles which had befallen him. to New Haven. Nevertheless, under encouragement given him by Pres. Reed, he settled in Philadelphia, where he admitted to practice in the Supreme Court in April 1779.
      He served as Member of the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania in 1780-81, and as a delegate to the convention which formed the constitution of the U.S. in 1787; but, with these exceptions, devoted himself unremittingly to the business of his profession with signal success.
      He was the first Attorney General of the State, from the adoption of the constitution of 1790 until 1799, and again from 1811 until his resignation in Dec. 1817.
      He was also for a short time District Attorney of the U.S. for Pennsylvania and was offered the Chief Judgeship of the U.S. Circuit Court created for the Eastern district of Pennsylvania in 1801.
      In polities he was conservative and in 1812 was selected in opposition or "anti-Madisonian" candidate for the office of Vice Pres. of the U.S. on the ticket with DeWitt Clinton. He received 86 electoral votes to 131 for Elbridge Gerry. After his sight had become impaired so that his work at the bar was impeded, he served from March 1821 until his death as Chief Judge of the District Court for the City and Court of Philadelphia.
      The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred on him by the College of N.J. in 1821.
      He died in Philadelphia Oct. 31, 1822 at the age of seventy-three years. He married Dec. 8, 1781, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Col. Charles Pellet of Philadelphia, who was also a niece of his friend, Pres. Reed, and who survived him......
    Person ID I64512  Main Tree
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2013 

    Family Jared INGERSOLL,   b. 24 Oct 1749, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1822, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 06 Dec 1781  [1
    Children 
     1. Charles Jared INGERSOLL,   b. 03 Oct 1782, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1862, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Joseph Reed INGERSOLL,   b. 14 Jun 1786, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1868, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Edward INGERSOLL,   b. 27 Jul 1790,   d. 07 Jul 1841, Florence, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Family ID F26020  Group Sheet

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    1. [S04335] A Genealogy of The Ingersoll Family in America 1629-1925 by Lillian Drake Avery.
      Comprising Descendants of Richard Ingersoll of Salem, Mass, John Ingersoll of Westfield, Mass., and John Ingersoll of Huntington, Long Island.