Meadville, Pennsylvania , United States
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|Died||January 12, 1826
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|Info||FARRELLY, Patrick, (father of John Wilson Farrelly), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Ireland in 1770, where he completed his education; immigrated to the United States in 1798; studied law; was admitted to the bar July 11, 1803, and commenced practice in Meadville, Pa.; member of the State house of representatives in 1811 and 1812; served in the War of 1812 as a major of militia |
U.S. Representative (DR, D-PA) 1821-1826
Died in Meadville, Crawford County, Pa., January 12, 1826; interment in Greendale Cemetery. Note: all newspaper accounts from 1826 state that Farrelly died in Pittsburgh while on his way to Washington DC; examples include the Baltimore Patriot, 1/21/1826 and the New Hampshire Patriot, 1/30/1826. Both papers mentioned Farrelly as one of the premier experts in Latin and Greek during his congressional service.