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Humphrey Marshall

Humphrey Marshall, American senator. member Virginia Convention (from Kentucky) to ratify United States Constitution, 1788; member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1793, 94, 1807, 08, 09, 23; member United States Senate from Kentucky, 1795-1801, voted for Jay Treaty, became disliked by people of Kentucky.

Background

  • Marshall, Humphrey was born in 1760 in Orlean, Virginia, United States. Son of John and Mary (Quisenberry) Marshall.

  • Career

    • Delegate Danville Convention to consider separation of Ky.

    Works

    • Author: The History of Kentucky (1st history of Kentucky), 1 volunteer, 1812, 2 vols., 1824.

    Membership

    Member Virginia Convention (from Kentucky) to ratify United States Constitution, 1788. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1793, 94, 1807, 08, 09, 23. Member United States Senate from Kentucky, 1795-1801, voted for Jay Treaty, became disliked by people of Kentucky.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Maria Marshall, September 18, 1784, 3 children including Thomas Alexander, John Jay.
    • father: John Marshall
    • mother: Mary (Quisenberry) Marshall
    • spouse: Anna Maria Marshall
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    Died July 1, 1841
    (aged 81)
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