Hon. General PICKERING Timothy, Jr.[1]

Male 1745 - 1829  (83 years)


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  • Name PICKERING Timothy 
    Prefix Hon. General 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 17 Jul 1745  Salem Twnshp, Meigs, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 625A205CEA7A41618D297A7F9F7EFF2932F6 
    Died 29 Jan 1829  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 29 Jan 1829  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Broad Street Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Congressman, US Senator. He served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, rising to Colonel and and Quartermaster General. In 1791 he was appointed as United States Postmaster General in the cabinet of President George Washington's first administration, succeeding Samuel Osgood to be the second man to hold the office. In 1795 he was appointed as Secretary of War, holding that office until the end of the year, when he was appointed as the third United States Secretary of State, following Edmund Randolph. He continued in the office after John Adams was inaugurated as the 2nd President, but was dismissed by President Adams in 1800 over disputes over peace negotiations with France. In 1803 he was elected as a Federalist Senator from Massachusetts to the United States Senate, serving until 1811. In 1813 he was elected as a Federalist At-Large delegate from Massachusetts to the United Stats House of Representatives, where he served from 1813 to 1817 (from 1815 to 1817 he represent the state's 2nd Congressional District).
      [bio by: Russ Dodge]
    Person ID I117621  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2017 

    Father PICKERING Timothy, Sr.,   c. 14 Feb 1702/3, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1778, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother WINGET Mary,   b. 14 Jun 1708, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1784, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Aft 2 Oct 1728  [2
    Family ID F34344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WHITE Rebecca,   b. 18 Jul 1754, Bristol, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1828, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married BY 1777  [3
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F47541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jul 1745 - Salem Twnshp, Meigs, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jan 1829 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Broad Street Cemetery - Aft 29 Jan 1829 - Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #20978.

    2. [S291] Book-VR Salem, MA, 4:194.

    3. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #12080803.