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Joseph Hemphill
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1807
West Chester
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1870
West Chester
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

Joseph Hemphill, Attorney at Law

Father: William Hemphill b: 6 Dec 1776 in Goshen Twp., Pennsylvania, USA
Mother: Ann McClellan b: 25 Aug 1787

"Joseph Hemphill, one of the foremost lawyers of his day, was prepared for his legal profession under the instruction of his brother-in-law, the Hon. Thomas S. Bell. He was admitted to the bar in 1829 and engaged in active practice until his death, Feb. 11, 1870. He was devoted to his profession and brought to it talents of the first order. He served as deputy attorney general for Chester County from 1839 to 1845, and declined re-appointment. In 1861 he was the Democratic nominee for the president judgeship of the Chester and Delaware County Judicial District, but was defeated by the Republican candidate."

Married: Catherine Elizabeth Dallett b: 14 Feb 1811 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania
Married: 22 Nov 1841 in First Universalist Ch., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Children
1) Judge Joseph Hemphill b: 17 Sep 1842 in West Chester, Pennsylvania
2) Ella Hemphill b: 31 Jan 1844 in West Chester, Pennsylvania
3) Elijah Dallett Hemphill b: 30 Jun 1845 in West Chester, Chester Co., Pennsylvania
4) Anna (Ann) Hemphill b: 24 May 1847 in West Chester, Pennsylvania
5) Catherine Dallett (Kate)Hemphill b: 5 Nov 1848 in West Chester, Pennsylvania
6) William Hemphill b: 23 Dec 1851 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
7) Wilmer Worthington Hemphill b: 20 May 1853 in West Chester, Pennsylvania
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hemphill (1776 - 1817)
  Ann McClellan Hemphill (1787 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Elizabeth Dallett Hemphill (1811 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Hemphill (1842 - 1916)*
  Elijah Dallett Hemphill (1845 - 1937)*
  William Hemphill (1850 - 1895)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Alexander Hemphill (1805 - 1879)*
  Joseph Hemphill (1807 - 1870)
  Elizabeth McClellan Hemphill Worthington (1810 - 1876)*
  Keziah Ann Hemphill Bell (1812 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oaklands Cemetery
West Chester
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
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