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Marriage: Children:
  1. Mabel Bayard: Birth: 31 MAR 181.

  2. Catherine Lee Bayard: Birth: 13 AUG 1857.

  3. James Bayard: Birth: 26 FEB 1859.

  4. Anna Bayard: Birth: 10 MAY 1864.

  5. Florence Bayard: Birth: 17 OCT 1865.

  6. Louisa Bayard: Birth: 22 FEB 1867.

  7. Thomas Francis Bayard: Birth: 4 JUN 1868 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE. Death: 12 JUL 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE

  8. Ellen Bayard: Birth: 3 JUN 1869.

  9. William Shippen Bayard: Birth: 1870.

  10. Philip Bayard: Birth: 26 AUG 1872.

a. Note:   BAYARD, Thomas Francis, Sr., (son of James Asheton Bayard, Jr., and father of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.), a Senator from Delaware; born in Wilmington, Del., October 29, 1828; attended Doctor Hawkes' school in Flushing, N.Y.; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1851 and commenced practice in Wilmington, Del.; appointed United States district attorney for Delaware in 1853, but resigned in 1854; moved to Philadelphia and practiced law; returned to Wilmington in 1858; at the expiration of his father's Senate term in 1869 was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate; reelected in 1875 and 1881 and served from March 4, 1869, to March 6, 1885, when he resigned to become Secretary of State; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Forty-seventh Congress; chairman, Committee on Engrossed Bills (Forty-third through Forty- fifth Congresses), Committee on Finance (Forty-sixth Congress), Committee on Private Land Claims (Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses); appointed a member of the Electoral Commission created by the act of Congress approved on January 29, 1877, to decide the contests in various States in the presidential election of 1876; Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Grover Cleveland 1885-1889; Ambassador to Great Britain 1893-1897; died in Dedham, Mass., on September 28, 1898; interment in Old Swedes Cemetery, Wilmington, Del. --- Biographical 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.