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Alonzo Webster Church

Alonzo Webster Church

Male 1829 - Aft 1899  (> 71 years)

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  • Name Alonzo Webster Church 
    Born 16 Feb 1829  Athens, Clarke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1899  of, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I94316  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Alonzo Church,   b. 9 Apr 1793, West Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1862, Athens, Clarke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane Treppe or Trippe,   b. 1800,   d. 1861  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1817  Eatonton, Putnam, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1829 - Athens, Clarke, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1899 - of, Washington, D.C. Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites the following entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume II
      CHURCH, Alonzo Webster, librarian, was born in Athens, Ga., Feb. 16. 1829; son of President Alonzo {46291} and Sarah (Trippe) Church; grandson of Reuben and Elizabeth (Whipple) Church; and great-grandson of Col. Timothy Church. The family originally settled in Groton, Conn., removed to Hadley, Mass., to West Brattleboro, Vt., and thence to Athens, Ga. Alonzo W. was graduated at Franklin college (University of Georgia) in 1847, and received his master's degree in 1850. He attended the law school at Augusta, Ga., and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He was teacher of mathematics in Richmond academy, Augusta, 1852-53; practised law in Georgia and subsequently in Davenport, Iowa, 1860-62; was general solicitor of the Chicago and Alton railroad company until disabled by paralysis, when he removed to Washington, D. C., in 1873, as librarian of the U.S. senate, which position he still held in 1899.


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