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Naval officer

David Glasgow Farragut, American naval officer. member naval board New York Navy Yard to select officers for retirement, 1861.

Background

Farragut, David Glasgow was born on July 5, 1801 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of George and Elizabeth (Shine) F. (adopted by Commodore David Porter).

Career

Officer sloop Natchez, 1833. Captain, 1855.

Membership

Member naval board New York Navy Yard to select officers for retirement, 1861.

Connections

Married Susan Marchant, September 24, 1823. Married second, Virginia Loyall, December 26, 1843, 1 child, Loyall.

father:
George adopted

mother:
Elizabeth (Shine) F. (adopted

spouses:
Susan Marchant

Virginia Loyall

child:
Loyall Farragut