Class of 1797

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Robert Kennedy (1778-1843)

Robert Kennedy was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1778, the ninth of the twelve children of James and Jane Maxwell Kennedy. He was educated in local and classical schools and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1797
Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847)

Henry Moore Ridgely was born in Dover, Delaware on August 6, 1779. His father, Charles, was a doctor and Delaware colonial and state legislator who had been a delegate to the first state constitutional convention in 1776. His mother, Ann Moore,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1797
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