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Isaac T. Parker
Isaac Thomas Parker (September 27, 1849 – March 6, 1911) was an American politician who served as the second Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, from January 17, 1905, to January 19, 1909, under Governor Preston Lea. External links[edit]Delaware's Lieutenant GovernorsPolitical officesPreceded by Philip L. Cannon Lieutenant Governor of Delaware 1905-1909 Succeeded by John M. Mendinhallv t eGovernors and Lieutenant Governors of DelawareGovernorsMcKinly McKean Read Caesar Rodney Dickinson Cook Van Dyke T. Collins Davis Clayton Bedford Rogers Bassett Sykes D. Hall Mitchell Truitt Haslet D. Rodney Clark Molleston Stout J. Collins Caleb Rodney Haslet Thomas Paynter Polk Hazzard Bennett Polk Comegys Cooper Stockton Maull Temple Tharp Ross Causey Burton Cannon Saulsbury Ponder Cochran J
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Latin)
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James Sykes (governor)
James
James
is a common French and English surname and an English given name: James
James
(name), the typically masculine first name James
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Delaware
Delaware
Delaware
(/ˈdɛləwɛər/ ( listen))[10] is one of the 50 states of the United States, located in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.[a] It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, to the north by Pennsylvania, and to the east by New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, an English nobleman and Virginia's first colonial governor.[11] Delaware
Delaware
occupies the northeastern portion of the Delmarva Peninsula. It is the second smallest and sixth least populous state, but the sixth most densely populated. Delaware
Delaware
is divided into three counties, the lowest number of any state. From north to south, they are New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex
Sussex
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William B. Cooper
William Barkley Cooper (December 16, 1771 – April 27, 1849) was an American farmer and politician from Laurel, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, then later the Whig Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 Notes 6 References 7 External linksEarly life and family[edit] Cooper was born in Laurel, Delaware, son of Isaac and Comfort Townsend Barkley Cooper. His grandfather, Barkley Townsend, came to Laurel in 1768 from Dorchester County, Maryland
Dorchester County, Maryland
and at one time owned nearly the whole area. His father served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly, was a member of the Delaware
Delaware
convention that ratified the U.S
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Jacob Stout
Jacob Stout (1764 – November 28, 1855) was an American manufacturer and politician from Little Creek Hundred, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 Notes 6 References 7 External links 8 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Stout was probably born in Little Creek Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, son of Jacob Emanuel Stout and his second wife Mary Griffin Stout. His ancestors came to Kent County from New Jersey in the 17th century. Like many in the area, his father was a reluctant revolutionary in 1776, but later served six years in the Delaware General Assembly. Jacob Stout married Angelica Killen in 1795 and had four children, Mary, William, Henry, Sarah Ann, and William Jacob. The exact location of their home is debated
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John Collins (governor)
John Collins (March 1, 1776 – April 16, 1822) was an American manufacturer and politician from Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party and served as Governor of Delaware
Governor of Delaware
from 1821 to 1822.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 References 6 External links 7 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] He was born at Collins Mill Pond, in Nanticoke Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, the son of Captain John and Mary Houston Collins. Captain John Collins had mined bog ore from his property and served twelve years in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly. The sister of the younger John, married future Governor David Hazzard
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Caleb Rodney
Caleb Rodney (April 29, 1767 – April 29, 1840) was an American merchant and politician from Lewes, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 References 6 External linksEarly life and family[edit] See also: Rodney family of Delaware Rodney was born in Lewes, Delaware, son of John and Ruth Hunn Rodney, brother of former Governor Daniel Rodney, and distantly related to President Caesar Rodney. He married Elizabeth West and had five children, Hannah, Hester, Penelope, Eliza, and Daniel. They were members of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Lewes
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Charles Thomas (governor)
Charles Thomas (June 23, 1790 – February 8, 1848) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 Notes 6 References 7 External links 8 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Thomas was born at Dragon Neck in Red Lion Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, son of Charles & Susanna McCallmont Thomas. His father was an elder of the New Castle Presbyterian Church and President of the New Castle Turnpike Company. Charles, Jr. married Eliza Stoops and they had one child, Eliza. The lived at the "Thomas House" at the corner of Harmony Street and the Strand, now the Parish House of Immanuel Episcopal Church
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Samuel Paynter
Samuel Paynter (August 24, 1768 – October 2, 1845) was an American merchant and politician from Drawbridge, in Broadkill Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 References 6 Images 7 External linksEarly life and family[edit] Paynter was born at Drawbridge in Broadkill Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, son of Samuel and Meritta Hazzard Paynter. His ancestor, Richard Paynter came to Lewes, Delaware
Delaware
before 1700, and his grandfather, Samuel Paynter, bought land in Broadkill Hundred in 1732. Samuel, our subject, married Elizabeth Rowland in 1796 and they had six children, Mary, Elizabeth, Sally, Samuel Rowland, John Parker, and Alfred Shockley. They were members of St
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Charles Polk Jr.
Charles Polk Jr. (November 15, 1788 – October 27, 1857) was an American farmer and politician from Big Stone Beach, in Milford Hundred, Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, and later the Whig Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and twice as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Constitution of 1831 4 Death and legacy 5 Almanac 6 Notes 7 References 8 Images 9 External linksEarly life and family[edit] Polk was born near Bridgeville, Delaware, son of Charles and Mary Manlove Polk. The Polk family originally came from Scotland and U.S. President James K. Polk
James K. Polk
was a distant cousin. Robert Polk settled in Somerset County, Maryland
Somerset County, Maryland
in 1660 and the Delaware
Delaware
family descended from him. Charles Polk, Sr
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David Hazzard
David Hazzard (May 18, 1781 – July 8, 1864) was an American merchant and politician from Milton, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, then the National Republican Party, and finally the Whig Party. He served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly, as Governor of Delaware, and as an Associate Justice of the Delaware
Delaware
Superior Court.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional and political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 Notes 6 References 7 Images 8 External linksEarly life and family[edit] Hazzard was born at Broadkill Neck in Sussex County, near Milton, the only son of John and Mary Purnell Houston Hazzard. The family descended from the 17th century English immigrant, Croad Hazzard
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Caleb P. Bennett
Caleb Prew Bennett (November 11, 1758 – May 9, 1836) was an American soldier and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and a member of the Democratic Party who served as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Military career 3 Governor of Delaware 4 Death and legacy 5 Almanac 6 Notes 7 References 8 Images 9 External links 10 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Bennett was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, son of Joseph & Elizabeth Prew Willey Bennett. They moved to Wilmington when he was 3 years old. His father was a ship captain who sailed to the West Indies. Caleb Bennett married Catherine Britton in 1792 and they had thirteen children, Samuel Britton, Elizabeth, Caroline, Mary Ann, Henry Lisle, Livina, Joseph Eves, Susan, Charles Webb, William, Catherine, Edin R., and Boadicea
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Cornelius P. Comegys
Cornelius Parsons Comegys (January 15, 1780 – January 27, 1851) was an American farmer and politician from Dover Hundred, in Kent County, Delaware, near Little Creek. He was a veteran of the War of 1812, a member of the Federalist Party, and then later the Whig Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional career 3 Political career 4 Death and legacy 5 Almanac 6 Notes 7 References 8 Images 9 External links 10 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Comegys was born in Kent County, Maryland, near Chestertown, the son of Cornelius and Hannah Parsons Comegys. His ancestors settled on the Chester River in the 17th century and his father served in Caldwell's Company of John Haslet's Regiment in the American Revolution. Comegys grew up and went to school in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Little Creek about 1800
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Thomas Stockton
Thomas Stockton (April 1, 1781 – March 2, 1846) was an American soldier and politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the War of 1812, and a member of the Whig Party, who served as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Military career 3 Political career 4 Death and legacy 5 Almanac 6 References 7 Images 8 External links 9 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Stockton was born in New Castle Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, son of John and Nancy Griffin Stockton. His father was a Brigadier General in the War of 1812, leading the 1st Brigade of Delaware militia. He married Fidelia Johns, daughter of Chancellor Kensey Johns, and they had five children, Thomas, William, James, Elizabeth, and Fidelia
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John Clark (Delaware Governor)
John Clark (February 1, 1761 – August 14, 1821) was an American farmer and politician from Blackbird Hundred
Blackbird Hundred
in New Castle County, Delaware, near Smyrna. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served in the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly and as Governor of Delaware.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Political career 3 Death and legacy 4 Almanac 5 Notes 6 References 7 External links 8 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Clark was born at "New Bristol" in what is now Blackbird Hundred, New Castle County, just north of Smyrna, Delaware, son of William Clark. In 1784 he married Sarah Cook Corbit, daughter of Governor John Cook, and had a least one child, Mary. They lived at Clearfield Farm
Clearfield Farm
in what is now Blackbird Hundred
Blackbird Hundred
in a house since used as an administrative office for the correctional facility located there
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