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Ashe, Samuel (1725–1813), politician and judge in the United States of America, was born near Bath, Beaufort county, North Carolina, the son of John Baptista Ashe (d. 1734), a native of Wiltshire and a lawyer, and Elizabeth Swann (d. 1729). At the time of ...

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Samuel Chase (1741–1811) by John Wesley Jarvis, 1811 National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

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Chase, Samuel (1741–1811), revolutionary politician and judge in the United States of America, was born on 17 April 1741 at his mother's home near Princess Anne, Somerset county, Maryland, the only child of the Revd Thomas Chase (c.1703–1779), Church of England...

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Johnson, Thomas (1732–1819), judge and revolutionary politician in the United States of America, was born on 4 November 1732 near St Leonard's Creek in Calvert county, Maryland, the fifth child of Thomas Johnson (1702–1777), planter, and his wife, Dorcas (1705–1770), daughter of Joshua Sedgwick...

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Pendleton, Edmund (1721–1803), revolutionary politician and judge in America, was born on 9 September 1721, probably in King and Queen county, Virginia, the youngest son of the planter Henry Pendleton (d. 1721) and Mary (1688–1770), the daughter of James Taylor and his second wife, ...

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Weare, Meshech (1713–1786), revolutionary politician and judge in America, was born on 16 January 1713 in Hampton (after 1726 Hampton Falls), New Hampshire, America, the eleventh child and youngest son of Nathaniel Weare, judge and politician, and his wife, Mary Wait. Growing up in one of the leading families of ...