Col. James Barbour III 45
- Born: 1734, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, VA 45
- Marriage: Frances Throckmorton in 1762 in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, VA 45
- Died: 1804, Lancaster, Garrard County, KY at age 70 45
- Buried: old private graveyard near Bryant's 45
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about James Barbour
Name:James Barbour Date of Birth:10 Jun 1775 Date of Death:1821 [7 Jun 1842] Elected Office(s):Senator, Delegate, President Elected Date(s):1814 [3 Mar 1815] State:Virginia, District of Columbia, Alabama Country:United States of America, England Relationship:Brother of Philip Pendleton Barbour and Cousin of John Strode Barbour Biography:(brother of Philip Pendleton Barbour and cousin of John Strode Barbour), a Senator from Virginia; born at ''Frascati,'' near Gordonsville, Orange County, Va., June 10, 1775; attended the common schools; deputy sheriff of Orange County; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1794 at Orange Court House; served several terms in the Virginia house of delegates between 1796 and 1812, serving as speaker from 1809 to 1812; Governor of Virginia 1812-1814; elected as an Anti-Democrat and State Rights candidate to the United States Senate in 1814 for the term commencing March 4, 1815; subsequently elected to fill the vacancy in the term ending March 3, 1815, caused by the death of Richard Brent; reelected in 1821 and served from January 2, 1815, to March 7, 1825, when he resigned to accept a Cabinet portfolio; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses; chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations (Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Eighteenth Congresses), Committee on the District of Columbia (Seventeenth Congress); appointed Secretary of War by President John Quincy Adams and served from March 7, 1825, to May 26, 1828, when he resigned to accept a diplomatic position; United States Minister to England from May 26, 1828, to September 23, 1829; chairman of the Whig National Convention in 1839; founder of the Orange County Humane Society, established for the advancement of education; died in Barboursville, Orange County, Va., June 7, 1842; interment in the family cemetery.|Bibliography: Dictionary of American Biography; Lowery, Charles D. James Barbour, a Jeffersonian Republican. University, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1984.
Noted events in his life were:
• Alt. Birth: Culpeper County, VA. 27,731 Was he born in 1740 -- or June 10, 1775?
• Occupation: Senator from VA, 10 Jun 1775. 731
• Occupation: Judge of the first court in KY. 45
James married Frances Throckmorton in 1762 in St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, VA.45
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Alt. Marriage: to Frances Throckmorton, 1759, Culpeper County, VA. 49