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senator , governor of North Carolina

Montfort Stokes, American senator, governor of North Carolina. member United States Senate from North Carolina, December 4, 1816-1823; member North Carolina Senate, 1826-1829, North Carolina House of Commons, 1829-1830.

Background

Stokes, Montfort was born on March 12, 1762 in Lunenberg County, Virginia, United States. Son of David and Sarah (Montfort) Stokes.

Career

General North Carolina Militia in War of 1812. President North Carolina Constl.

Membership

Member United States Senate from North Carolina, December 4, 1816-1823. Member North Carolina Senate, 1826-1829, North Carolina House of Commons, 1829-1830.

Connections

Married Mary Irwin; married second, Rachel Montgomery. Children include Montfort S. Enlisted in Continental Navy, 1776, soon captured and imprisoned by British.

father:
David Stokes

mother:
Sarah (Montfort) Stokes

spouses:
Mary Irwin

Rachel Montgomery