JESSE EDGINGTON, was an early settler in Brooke county. He bought a large tract of land opposite Steubenville and at one time represented Brooke county in the house of delegates of Virginia, also in the senate. He was not a prfound lawyer. Daniel M. Edgington, brother of Jesse, was raised and educated in Brooke county and practiced there for a time. He was a fine lawyer, a polished orator and had but few rivals as an advocate.
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