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  1. Richard Henry Bayard: Birth: 26 SEP 1796 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE. Death: 4 MAR 1868 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA

  2. James Asheton Bayard: Birth: 15 NOV 1799 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE. Death: 13 JUN 1880 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE

  3. Ennalls Bayard: Birth: 3 SEP 1802. Death: 9 APR 1803

  4. Elizabeth Lowndes Bayard: Birth: 17 FEB 1804. Death: 1 OCT 1805

a. Note:   BAYARD, James Asheton, Sr., (father of Richard Henry Bayard and James Asheton Bayard, Jr., nephew of John Bubenheim Bayard, grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr., and great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.), a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 28, 1767; graduated from Princeton College in 1784; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1787 and commenced practice in Wilmington, Del.; declined the appointment as Minister to France tendered by President John Adams in 1801; elected as a Federalist to the Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1797-March 3, 1803); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1802; one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1798 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against William Blount, a Senator from Tennessee; elected as a Federalist to the United States Senate in 1804 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William Hill Wells; reelected in 1805 and 1811 and served from November 13, 1804, to March 3, 1813, when he resigned; appointed a member of the commission to negotiate peace with Great Britain in 1813; aided in negotiating the Treaty of Ghent, signed in December 1814; declined the appointment as Minister to Russia tendered by President James Madison in 1815; died in Wilmington, Del., August 6, 1815; interment at Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md.; reinterment about 1842 in Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, Del. --- Biorgraphical Directory of the United States Congress is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.