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Elijah Babbitt Jr.

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Born: July 29, 1795

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island

Father: Elijah Babbitt Sr.

Mother: Amey Tefft

Wife: Caroline Elizabeth Kelso 1805 – 1884
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​

Children:

Emma A. Babbitt Payne Unknown – 1907​
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​
Ella Sarah Babbitt 1829 – 1912​
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​
Bertha Babbitt 1836 – 1908​
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​
Caroline E. Babbitt Spooner 1839 – 1922​
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​
William Kelso Babbitt 1846 – 1887​
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​
Mary Willis Babbitt Martin 1850 – 1896​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)​

Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:
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1824 – 1826: Attorney in Milton, Pennsylvania​
1826 – 1859: Attorney in Erie, Pennsylvania​
1833: Erie County, Pennsylvania Prosecuting Attorney​
1834 – 1835: Pennsylvania State Deputy Attorney General​
1836 – 1837: Pennsylvania State Representative​
1843 – 1846: Pennsylvania State Senator​
1859 – 1863: United States Congressman from Pennsylvania​
1859 – 1863: Member of House Revisal and Unfinished Business​
1859 – 1861: Member of House Revolutionary Pensions Committee​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: Member of House Interstate and Foreign Commerce​
1862: Choose not to be a candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress​
1863 – 1887: Attorney in Erie, Pennsylvania​

Died:
January 9, 1887

Place of Death: Erie, Pennsylvania

Age at time of Death: 91 years old

Burial Place: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania
 
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