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William Kilty

William Kilty, British jurist.


  • Kilty, William was born in 1757 in London, England. Son of John and Ellen (Ahearn) Kilty.

  • Education

    • Educated College St. Omer, France.


    • Came to the United States, circa 1774. Surgeons mate 4th Maryland. Regiment, April 1778, surgeon, 1780.

      Compiler (authorized by act of legislature) Laws of Maryland, 1799-1800. Chief justice Circuit Court of District of Columbia, 1801-1806. Chancellor Maryland., 1806-1821.

      A founder Society of Cincinnati.


    • Married Elizabeth Middleton.
    • father: John Kilty
    • mother: Ellen (Ahearn) Kilty
    • spouse: Elizabeth Middleton.
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    Born 1757
    Died October 10, 1821
    (aged 64)