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Henry Southard
Birth: Oct. 7, 1747
Hempstead
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: May 22, 1842
Basking Ridge
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

US Congressman. Served in the New Jersey Militia during the Revolutionary War. Elected to represent 6 different New Jersey Districts in the United States House of Representatives during two seperate terms in office (first term from 1801 to 1811, second term from 1815 to 1821). Represented the 3rd District from 1801 to 1803, was an At-Large Representative from 1803 to 1805, and again from 1807 to 1809. Represented the 6th District from 1805 to 1807, and the 5th District from 1809 to 1811. In his second tenure in Congress, he represented the 2nd District from 1817 to 1817, and from 1819 to 1821, and the 20th District from 1817 to 1819. He was the father of NJ Congressman Isaac Southard, and of Samuel L. Southard, who served as New Jersey Governor, US Senator and Secretary of the Navy. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Lewis Southard (1756 - 1831)*
 
 Children:
  Lott Southard (1776 - 1854)*
  Sarah Southard Doty (1794 - 1847)*
 
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Burial:
Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Basking Ridge
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6404773
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[Epitaph reads: "For 70 years he was a professed disciple of Christ, and filled the office of ruling Elder in the Presbyterian Church at Basking Ridge for upwards of 50 years with wisdom, piety and Christian discretion. He served his country during the wa...(Read more)
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Henry L Barnes SouthardMy 5th great grandfatherJohn Leon Henry Weeks
- Petrene Weeks
 Added: Apr. 14, 2013
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