PENDLETON, NATHANIEL, (nephew of Edmund Pendleton and cousin of John Penn), a Delegate from Georgia; born in New Kent County, Va., in 1756; entered the
Revolutionary Army at the age of 19 years; aide-de-camp to Gen. Nathanael Greene in the campaigns
in the southern states; at the close of the war settled in Georgia and studied law, ultimately becoming a
district judge; elected a delegate to the Federal Convention of 1787 but did not attend; appointed to a
Federal judgeship in Georgia in 1789 and served until 1796 when he resigned; elected to the
Continental Congress in 1789 but did not attend; moved to New York City in 1796 and practiced law;
served as a second to Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton's duel with Aaron Burr; died in Hyde Park,
N.Y., October 20, 1821; interment in St. James' Churchyard.