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Cornelius Parsons Comegys

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Cornelius Parsons Comegys

32nd Governor of Delaware
(January 17, 1837 to January 19, 1841)

From St. Jones Neck

Delaware House of Representatives 1810-1815

Speaker of the State House of Representatives 1811

Major, 5th Regiment, Delaware Militia 1813

State Treasurer 1818-1821, 1824-1833

Born: January 15, 1780   Died: January 27, 1851

1st Wife: Ann Blackiston

2nd Wife: Ruhamah Marim

Children: William, Sarah (Sally), Ann, Joseph, Cornelius,
George, Benjamin, Mary Elizabeth, Maria, John

Artist: A. B. Rockey, 1839

Canvas; 27" x 32"

Presented in 1933 by Miss Amy Comegys

Collection of Delaware State Museums

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