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Gen James Mitchell Varnum
Birth: Dec. 17, 1748
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1789
Washington County
Ohio, USA

Continental Congressman. A 1769 graduate of Brown University, he took up the law profession following graduation. He gave five years of military service during the Revolutionary War, and ended with the rank of Brigadier General. He was a delegate from Rhode Island in the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1781 and again in 1787. In 1787 he was appointed as a judge on the United States Supreme Court of the Northwest Territory, at which time he moved to Marietta, Ohio and died not long afterwards. He was the brother of Massachusetts Congressman and Senator Joseph Bradley Varnum(bio by: Jen Snoots) 
Family links: 
  Samuel Varnum (1715 - 1797)
  Hannah Mitchell Varnum (1721 - 1795)
  Mary Varnum (1740 - 1747)*
  James Varnum (1741 - 1747)*
  Hannah Varnum (1744 - 1747)*
  James Mitchell Varnum (1748 - 1789)
  Joseph Bradley Varnum (1751 - 1821)*
  Daniel Varnum (1762 - 1822)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Washington County
Ohio, USA
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Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Aug 29, 2006
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Thank you, General for your leadership during our American Revolution. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 10, 2017
GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which come here paying respect lay a prayer viewing this too!!!.............................."The true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equal but that every man has the right to be the equa...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Jan. 28, 2015

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 Added: Jan. 10, 2015
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