HUNTINGTON Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsHunnington, Huntenton, Huntingdon, Huntington, Huntongton, Huntonton
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COGSWELL, Mason Fitch
[1761-?] – American physician and surgeon
He was the adopted son of ¤Samuel Huntington, president of the Continental congress, and was graduated at Yale in 1780 as valedictorian, the youngest member of his class. He gained his medical training under the direction of his brother, Dr. James Cogswell, at the Soldiers' hospital in New York city. He successfully removed a cataract from the eye and tied the carotid artery in 1803, the earliest date recorded in the United States for the accomplishment of either operation. He was married to Mary Austin Ledyard and settled in New Haven. Their daughter, Alice, was rendered deaf and dumb through the effect of a severe illness, and this affliction, and the father's efforts to instruct the child, led him to establish in New Haven in 1820 the first asylum for the care and education of the deaf and dumb in America. He also founded the retreat for the insane in Hartford. He presided over the Connecticut medical society for ten years. He died in Hartford, Conn., Dec. 10, 1830.
HUNTINGTON, Adoniram Judson
[1818-1905] – American educator
Professor of Latin and Greek at Columbian University.
[1736-1800] – American legislator
He was CT superior court judge (1793-1798)
HUNTINGTON, Collis Potter
[1821-1900] – American entrepreneur
Among other enterprises, he built the Southern Pacific railroad, from San Francisco through Los Angeles, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, a track from ocean to ocean, and the merging of twenty-six corporations with 9,000 miles of track into the organization known as the Southern Pacific company.
[1816-1906] – American portrait painter
Born October 14, 1816, in New York City, he graduated at Hamilton College, and married, at St. Ann’s Church, Brooklyn, June 16, 1842, Harriet Sophia Richards. His life was given to the cultivation of the fine arts, for which nature designed him, and in which his success was a triumph. He studied art in 1835, with Samuel F. B. Morse, and became an Associate of the National Academy of Design in 1839, and an Academician in 1840. As a portrait painter he stood at the head of his profession, having a continental reputation. He painted portraits of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Van Buren, Albert Gallatin, Generals Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan, Admiral Dupont, Chancellor Ferris, of New York University, Sir Charles Eastlake, the Earl of Carlisle, James Lenox, William Cullen Bryant, John Sherman, and Bishop A. C. Coxe. The following criticism, found in the "Whig Review," for August 1846, exhibits his position among our artist at that time.
|HUNTINGTON, Ebenezer [1754-1834] – America soldier and legislator, General HNTN12 5C6|
|HUNTINGTON, Elisha Mills [1806-1862] – American jurist, US District judge for IN HNTN622 6C5|
|HUNTINGTON, Ellsworth [1876-1947] – American explorer and geographer HNTN52 8C2|
|HUNTINGTON, Frederick Dan [1816-1906] – American bishop (Episcopal) HNTN664 6C6|
|HUNTINGTON, Henry [1766-1846] – American politician HNTN122 4C7|
|HUNTINGTON, Henry Edwards [1850-1927] – American railroad executive HNTN681 7C5|
|HUNTINGTON, Jabez Williams [1788-1847] – American lawyer, legislator, jurist HNTN688 6C5|
[1743-1818] – American Revolutionary soldier, Brigadier General
He helped repulse the British at Danbury in April, 1776.
HUNTINGTON, Jedediah Vincent
[1815-1862] – American clergyman and author
JEDIDIAH VINCENT, born in New York City, January 20, 1815, and married Mary Huntington. He was educated at Yale College, and at the New York University, graduating in 1835. He received his medical diploma at the University of Pennsylvania, in 1838. Finding literature more attractive than his profession, he devoted himself mainly to its pursuit. He labored, also, in the educational field, and accepted an invitation to the professorship of mental philosophy, in St. Paul's College, near Flushing, L. I. In 1841 he was ordained in the Prot. Episcopal church, and after a period assumed parochial duty in Middlebury, Vt. Declining health induced him to visit the South, and to reside for a while in Europe, where he spent four years, returning in 1849. While in Europe he became a Roman Catholic. In 1842 he published a volume of poems, among which were, "The Northern Dawn," a descriptive piece, a threnody, "To Emmeline," "The Trysting-place," and translations from the Greek Anthology. Several sonnets completed the volume. The novel, "Lady Alice," appeared in 1849, and was a decided success. Its high artistic merits elicited the applause of critics, and 20,000 copies were promptly sold. Soon followed another novel, "Alban" a poem, "America Discovered", "The Forest", "The Pretty Plate", "The Blonde and Brunette", and "Rosemary".
|HUNTINGTON, Joshua [1786-1819] – American clergyman HNTN695 5C5|
|HUNTINGTON, Samuel [1731-1796] – American patriot. The other first POTUS. HNTN327 4C7|
[1765-1817] – American jurist, legislator, governor
He was born in Coventry, Conn., Oct. 4, 1765; son of the Rev. Joseph and Hannah (Devotion) Huntington and grandson of Nathaniel and Mebetabel (Thurston) Huntington, and of the Rev. Ebenezer Devotion, of Windham, Conn. The Rev. Joseph Huntington, born May 5, 1735, was a brother of Samuel, the signer, was graduated at Yale, A.B,, 1762, A.M., 1765, was pastor at Coventry, 1763-94, received the degree of D.D. from Dartmouth, 1780, was a trustee of Dartmouth, 1780-88, and died, Dec. 25, 1794. Samuel was adopted and educated by his uncle Samuel and was graduated at Yale, A.B., 1785, A.M., 1788. He also received an honorary A.B. from Dartmouth in 1785. He was married, Dec. 20, 1791, to Hannah, daughter of Judge Andrew and Lucy (Coit) Huntington. He was admitted to the bar in 1793 and practised in Norwich, Conn., 1793-1801, in Cleveland, Ohio, 1801-05, and in Painesville, Ohio, 1805-17. He served as a delegate to the Ohio state constitutional convention of 1802; was judge of the court of common pleas, 1802-03; of the supreme court, 1803-09, and chief justice during the term; was a state senator in the first general assembly, 1803; the third governor of the state, 1809-10, and a representative and speaker in the 10th general assembly, 1811-12. In 1819 he was one of the original proprietors of Fairport, and in the war of 1812-13 was district paymaster with the rank of colonel. He died in Painesville, Ohio, June 8, 1817.
|HUNTINGTON, Samuel Gray [1782-1854] – American jurist, Judge HNTN699 4C6|
|HUNTINGTON, Simon, Dea. [1629-1706] – ::> CT: Deep River (Saybrook Colony) founders (1635-60) ::> HNTN1 1C10|
|HUNTINGTON, William Henry [1820-1885] – American writer and art collector HNTN715 6C4|
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