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  • ID: I1274
  • Name: Bond VALENTINE
  • Given Name: Bond
  • Surname: Valentine
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 NOV 1797 in Downingtown,Chester co.,PA
  • Death: 15 OCT 1862 in Centre Co.,PA
  • Note: "History of Centre County, Pennsylvania", page 228:
  • Note:
    " VALENTINE, Bond, Esq., was born in Chester County, and came to Centre County
    in 1815 with his brothers, and together engaged in the manufacture of iron.
    Bond was admitted to the bar, and represented Centre County in the Legislatures
    of 1830-32. He retired from the practice of law in 1842, and was during hs
    latter years a public friend. As a lawyer, Judge Linn says of him, he had
    acquired a clear and intimate acquaintence with the principles of his professio
    ,ad was especially distinguished for his poer of oratory. He had a remarkable
    command of language, and his addresses to the court and jury were distinguished
    not only by mature thought, but also by the happiest choice of words and modes
    of expression.
  • Note:
    "He was twice married, first to Miss Fairlamb, who died in 1843; subsequentl
    to Julia Thomas, who still survifes him. He died very suddenly; he was
    espeically interested in Judge Hale's election to Congress, and was at the
    telegraph-office as late as ten o'clock making inquiry of the result, and died
    at two o'clock Wednesday morning, Oct. 15, 1862. His only son is Robert
    Valentine, now at the head of the firm of Valentines & Co., of Bellefonte."

    Father: Robert VALENTINE b: 1752
    Mother: Ann BOND

    Marriage 1 Lydia FAIRLAMB
    • Divorced: N

    Marriage 2 Julia THOMAS
    • Divorced: N
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