Chevy Chase

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Chevy Chase

Comedian, Actor and Writer


    David Jewett Baker

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    • 6th Generation — 3rd Great-grandfather of Chevy Chase
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 38 
    • Birth Date:
    • 7 Sep 1792 
    • Birth Location:
    • East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • 6 Aug 1869 
    • Death Location:
    • Alton, Madison, Illinois 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison, Illinois 
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    • Notes: 
    • United States Senator from Illinois

      His opposition to the introduction of slavery into Illinois was so aggressive that his life was frequently threatened.

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    • Spouse:
    • Elizabeth Swanwick

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  • Sources for David Jewett Baker

    • 2 Barns, Chancy Rufus, The Commonwealth of Missouri: A Centennial Record, St. Louis: Bryan, Brand and Co., Publishers (1877), 686, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 3 Bateman, Newton and Paul Selby, et. al., Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Hancock County, Vol. 1, Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company (1921), 32, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 4 Phillips, Isaac Newton, reporter, Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Vol. 183, Bloomington, Illinois: Pantagraph Printing and Stationery Co. (1900), 9, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 5 Smith, George W., History of Illinois and Her People, Vol. 6, Chicago and New York: The American Historical Society, Inc. (1927), 11-12, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).

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