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1807, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

ELIAS BOUDINOT DAYTON son;

born in 1762 at Elizabethtown, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1808 ; Brigadier- General in the New Jersey
Militia ; died January 17, 1846, at Elizabeth, New
Jersey.

THOMAS BRADBURY CHANDLER DAYTON grandson;

born in 1787 ; admitted July 5, 1847 ; was graduated
from Princeton College, 1806 ; degree of Master of Arts,
Princeton College, 1809 ; Postmaster of Elizabeth, New
Jersey ; died January 27, 1865.



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WILLIAM BERRIAN DAYTON great-grandson ;

born July 26, 1838, at Washington, District of Colum-
bia ; admitted July 4, 1865 ; was graduated from Trinity
College, 1856 ; degree of Master of Arts, Trinity College,
1859 ; Secretary of the Society, 1867 to 1875 ; Assistant
Treasurer-General, 1872 to 1881 ; Treasurer of the So-
ciety, 1875 to 1881 ; died March 30, 1881, at New York
City.

HUGHES DAYTON great-great-grandson ;

born May 13, 1873, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ;
admitted February 22, 1895.



CAPTAIN JONATHAN DAYTON;

born October 16, 1760, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey ;
was graduated from Princeton College, 1776 ; degree of
Master of Arts, Princeton College, 1779 ; Ensign,
Third Battalion, First Establishment, New Jersey Con-
tinental Line, February 7, 1776 ; Paymaster, Third
Battalion, Second Establishment ; Lieutenant and Pay-
master, Third Regiment, to date February 1, 1779 ;
Captain-Lieutenant, ditto, April 7, 1779 ; Major and
Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Sullivan, May 1, 1779;
Captain, Third Regiment, March 30, 1780 ; taken
prisoner at Elizabethtown, New Jersey, November 5,
1780 ; transferred to the Second New Jersey Regiment,
January 1, 1781 ; retained in the New Jersey Battalion,
April, 1783, and served to November 3, 1783 ; Member
of the Federal Convention, 1787 ; degree of Doctor of
Laws, Princeton College, 1798 ; Speaker of the New
Jersey House of Assembly ; Member of Congress from
New Jersey, 1791 to 1799 ; Speaker of Congress, 1795
to 1799 ; United States Senator, 1799 to 1805 ; Briga-
dier-General, United States Army, 1798 ; died October
9, 1824, at Elizabeth, New Jersey,



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AARON OGDEN DAYTON nephew ;

born October 4, 1796 ; admitted July 4, 1832 ; was gradu-
ated from Princeton College, 1813 ; degree of Master
of Arts, Princeton College, 1816 ; Member of the House
of Assembly of New Jersey, 1823 ; Member of the
Legislature of New York, 1828; Chief Clerk of the
State Department, 1836; Fourth Auditor of the United
States Treasury, 1838 to 1858 ; died October 1, 185S.

AARON OGDEN DAYTON grand-nephew;

born March 1, 1851, at Washington, District of Colum-
bia ; admitted July 4, 1872.



CAPTAIN CYRUS DE HART ;

born June 17, 1757, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey ;
Ensign, First Battalion, First Establishment, New
Jersey Continental Line, December 4, 1775 ; Lieu-
tenant, First Battalion, Second Establishment, October
4, 1777 ; Regimental Paymaster, October 23, 1778 ;
Captain-Lieutenant, March 11, 1780 ; Captain, ditto,
December 20, 1780 ; transferred to the Second New
Jersey Regiment, as Captain, January 1, 1781 ; re-
tained in the New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and
served to November 3, 1783 ; died September 7, 1831,
at Elizabeth, New Jersey.

WILLIAM CHETWOOD DE HART son;

born September 11, 1799, at Elizabethtown, New
Jersey ; admitted July 4, 1832 ; Third Lieutenant of
Ordnance, United States Army, July 1, 1820 ; trans-
ferred to the Second Regiment, United States Artillery ;
First Lieutenant, ditto, October 10, 1831 ; Aide-de-
Camp to Major-General Winfield Scott ; Brevet First
Lieutenant, United States Army, for ten years' faithful



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service in one grade, July 1, 1830 ; Captain, April 3,
1838 ; Lieutenant-Governor of Pueblo during its siege
in 1847; Vice President of the Society, 1842 to 1848 ;
died April 21, 1848, at Elizabeth, New Jersey.

WILLIAM CHETWOOD DE HART grandson;

born June 2, 1840, at Elizabeth, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1868 ; Lieutenant, United States Revenue
Service.



CAPTAIN PETER DICKERSON ;

born in 1724, at Southold, Long Island ; Captain,
Third Battalion, First Establishment, New Jersey Con-
tinental Line, February 7, 1776 ; Captain, Third Bat-
talion, Second Establishment, November 29, 1776;
died May 10, 1780, at Morristown, New Jersey.

FREDERICK ALEXANDER CANFIELD great-great-grandson ;
born April 7, 1849, near Dover, Morris county, New
Jersey ; admitted July 4, 1895.



CAPTAIN NATHANIEL DONNELL ;

Second Lieutenant, Roman's Independent Company,
Pennsylvania Artillery, March 25, 1776 ; First Lieu-
tenant, ditto, May 15, 1776 ; Captain in Stevens' Bat-
talion of Artillery, Continental Army, November 9,
1776 ; attached to the Third Continental Artillery and
served to June, 1783 ; died May 29, 1821.

WILLIAM LESTER DONNELL grandson;

born January 20, 1848 ; admitted July 4, 1884 ; died
July 9, 1894.



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BREVET MAJOR JOHN DOUGHTY;

born in 1754, in New York City; an original member
of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New
York ; transferred from the New York Society, July 4,
1793 ; was graduated from King's College, New York,
1770 ; Captain-Lieutenant, Eastern Artillery Company
of New Jersey State Troops, May 9, 1776 ; Captain,
Second Continental Regiment of Artillery, January
1, 1777; Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Schuyler,
1777 ; assigned March 1, 1777, to command the
New York State Company of Artillery, now Battery F,
Fourth Regiment, United States Artillery, vice Captain
Alexander Hamilton, promoted to be Lieutenant-
Colonel and Aide-de-Camp to the Commander-in-Chief ;
Brigade Major to Continental Corps of Artillery,
August 2, 1779 ; Major commanding garrison at West
Point, September 11, 1782 ; Brevet Major, United
States Army, September 30, 1783 ; Major of the
Artillery Battalion, United States Army, August 7,
1784 ; Lieutenant-Colonel, Second Regiment, United
States Infantry, March 4, 1791, which appointment he
declined and retired from the service ; on special mili-
tary inspection duty by request of President Washing-
ton, September 17 to October 26, 1791 ; Brigadier-
General, Second Division, New Jersey Militia, June 5,
1793 ; Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant, Second Regi-
ment, United States Artillerists and Engineers, June 1,
1798 ; resigned May 26, 1800 ; Member of the New
Jersey House of Assembly ; died September 16, 1826,,
at Morristown, New Jersey.



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SURGEON LEWIS FORD DUNHAM;

born March 31, 1754, at Xew Brunswick, New Jersey ;
received degree of Doctor of Medicine ; Colonel in
Colonial Militia of New Jersey ; Member of New Jer.
sey Assembly, 1775 ; Surgeon, Third Battalion, First
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, February
21, 1776 ; Surgeon, Third Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 28, 1776 ; Surgeon, Third Regiment;
resigned March, 1778 ; Mayor of New Brunswick, New
Jersey ; died August 26, 1821, at New Brunswick,
New Jersey.

LEWIS DUNHAM son ;

born January 30, 1784, at New Brunswick, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1823 ; Major and Surgeon, United
States Regiment of Light Dragoons, December 12,
1808 ; transferred to the Light Artillery, May 17, 1815 ;
resigned September 21, 1819 ; died April 2, 1859.

ROBERT MORRIS BOGGS grandson;

born October 17, 1821, at New Brunswick, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1864 ; died January 3, 1891, at
Trenton, New Jersey.

LEWIS DUNHAM BOGGS great-grandson;

born April 4, 1868, at New Brunswick, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1891.



SURGEON EBENEZER ELMER;

born August 23, 1752, at Cedarville, New Jersey ;
Ensign of Captain Joseph Bloomfield's Company, Third
Battalion, First Establishment, New Jersey Continental
Line, February 9, 1776 ; Second Lieutenant, ditto, April
9, 1776 ; Surgeon's Mate, Third Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28, 1776 ; Surgeon, Second



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Battalion, Second Establishment, July 5, 1778 ; Sur-
geon, Second Regiment, January 1, 1781 ; retained in
New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and served to
November 3, 1783 ; Member and Speaker of the New
Jersey House of Assembly, 1791 to 1795; Vice Presi-
dent of the Council of New Jersey ; Member of Con-
gress from New Jersey, 1801 to 1807 ; Adjutant-General
of New Jersey, July 5, 1804 ; Brigadier-General of the
Militia of New Jersey ; commanded brigade of the
New Jersey Militia in the War of 1812 ; Vice President
of Burlington College, 1808 to 1817, and 1822 to 1832 ;
Assistant Treasurer of the Society, 1783 ; Treasurer of
the Society, 1826 to 1829; Vice President, 1824 to
1838 ; President, 1839, and 1842 to 1843 ; died October
18, 1843, at Bridgeton, New Jersey.

LUCIUS QUINTIUS ClNCINNATUS ELMER SOU ;

born October 3, 1793, at Bridgeton, New Jersey ; ad-
mitted July 4, 1845 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton
College, 1824 ; Prosecutor of the Pleas, Cumberland
County ; Member of the House of Assembly, 1820 to
1823 ; Speaker of the House of Assembly, 1823 ; Trustee
of Princeton College, 1829 to 1864 ; United States Attor-
ney for New Jersey, 1824 to 1829 ; Member of Congress
from New Jersey, 1843 to 1845 ; Attorney-General of
New Jersey, 1850 to 1852 ; Associate Justice, Supreme
Court of New Jersey, 1852 to 1859, and 1862 to 1869 ;
degree of Doctor of Laws, Princeton College, 1865 ; Vice
President of the Society, 1862 to 1871 ; President of
the Society, 1871 to 1883; died March 11, 1883, at
Bridgeton, New Jersey.

ENOCH ANSON MORE, JR. great-grandson;

admitted July 4, 1884 ; Colonel, First Regiment In-
fantry, Colorado National Guard.



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LIEUTENANT ELI ELMER;

admitted July 4, 1787 ; Second Lieutenant and Captain,
Samuel Hugg's Western Company of Artillery, New
Jersey State Troops ; First Lieutenant, ditto, February
1, 1777 ; Paymaster of the Militia of Cumberland and
Cape May Counties ; Member of the New Jersey State
Convention, 1787 ; Sheriff of Cumberland County,
New Jersey, 1784 ; Member of the New Jersey House
of Assembly ; died in 180(!.

THEOPHILUS MENTOR ELMER son ;

admitted July 4, 1823 ; died March 23, 1880.

CHARLES HERBERT SARGENT great-grandson ;

born July 15, 1860 ; admitted July 4, 1884 ; died in
1891.



CAPTAIN MOSES ESTE;

born January 18, 1752, in Enfield, Connecticut ; Lieu-
tenant in Captain Joseph Hankinson's Company,
Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon County, New Jersey,
Militia, in 1774 ; Captain, ditto, 1776 ; badly wounded
in the thigh at the battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778 ;
Captain in Colonel John Taylor's Regiment, New
Jersey State Troops ; died February 4, 1836, at Phila-
delphia, Pennsylvania.

WILLIAM MILLER ESTE grandson;

born July 25, 1831, in Cincinnati, Ohio ; admitted
July 4, 1888 ; was graduated from Harvard College,
1852 ; Second Lieutenant, Company C, Twenty-sixth
Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Militia, December 17, 1861 ;
First Lieutenant, ditto, December 5, 1862 ; Major and
Aide-de-Camp, United States Volunteers, March 11,
1863; resigned from the service April 1, 1865.



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ENSIGN PETER FAULKNER;

Private, Lee's Legion, Continental Army ; Corporal,
ditto, April 6, 1778 ; Sergeant, ditto, January 1, 1779 ;
Ensign, Second Regiment, New Jersey Continental
Line, June 17, 1780 ; retained in New Jersey Battalion,
April, 1783, and served to November 3, 1783 ; Captain,
Eleventh Regiment, United States Infantry, January 8,
1799 ; honorably discharged June 15, 1800 ; Military
Storekeeper, United States Army, August 19, 1818 ;
dismissed June 20, 1820 ; died September 20, 1823, in
the District of Columbia.



CAPTAIN' ANDREW FITCH ;

born in 1752, in Norwalk, Connecticut ; an original
member of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of
Connecticut ; private in Captain James Clark's Com-
pany of Minute-Men at the Lexington and Concord
Alarm, April 19, 1775 ; Second Lieutenant, Third
Regiment, Connecticut Continental Infantry, May 1 to
December 19, 1775 ; First Lieutenant in Colonel An-
drew Ward's Regiment, Connecticut Continental Line,
May 14, 1776 ; Captain, Colonel John Durkee's Fourth
Regiment, Connecticut Continental Line, January 1,
1777 ; served until January 1, 1781 ; died in 1782.

JOHN FITCH, great-grandson;

born November 1, 1824, near Kinderhook, New York ;
admitted July 4, 1876 ; was graduated from Union Col-
lege, New York ; died September 5, 1889, in New
York City.



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LIEUTENANT CHILION FORD;

Second Lieutenant, Second Regiment, Continental
Artillery, February 1, 1777 ; Regimental Adjutant,
May 25, 1778 ; Regimental Quartermaster, August 1,
1779 ; First Lieutenant, October 1, 1780, and served
to June, 1783 ; Colonel in the Morris County, New Jer-
sey Militia ; died in 1801.



BREVET CAPTAIN MAHLON FORD;

born July 22, 1756, at Morristown, New Jersey ; ad-
mitted July 5, 1793 ; Ensign, Third Battalion, Second
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, May 1,
1777 ; Second Lieutenant, ditto, October 26, 1777 ;
First Lieutenant, Third Regiment, March 30, 1780 ;.
transferred to First Regiment, January 1, 1781 ; re-
tained in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and served
to November, 1783 ; Captain by brevet, September 30,
1783 ; Ensign, First Regiment, United States Infantry,
August 12, 1784 ; Lieutenant, United States Battalion
of Artillery, March 17, 1786 ; Captain, ditto, March 4,.
1791 ; severely wounded in action with Miami Indians,
November 4, 1791 ; Major, First Regiment, United
States Artillerists and Engineers, May 7, 1798 ; hon-
orably discharged June 1, 1802 ; died June 14, 1820>
in Columbus, Ohio.

GEORGE WASHINGTON FORD son;

born February 8, 1802 ; admitted July 4, 1825 ; died
February 10, 1840.

JOSHUA EDWARDS FORD grandson;

born August 3, 1825, at Ogdensburg, New York ; ad-
mitted July 4, 1856 ; was graduated from Williams
College, 1844 ; was graduated from Union Theological



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Seminary, 1847 ; attached to the Syrian Mission of the
Presbyterian Church, 1847 to 1865 ; died April 3, 180(5,
at Geneseo, Illinois.

NATHAN FORD great-grandson;

bom July 13, 1849, at Aleppo, Syria; admitted July
4, 1884.



LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JONATHAN FORMAN ;

born October 16, 1755, at Middletown Point, Monmouth
County, New Jersey ; First Lieutenant in Captain
John Burrowes' Company, First Regiment, Monmouth
County, New Jersey Militia May, 1776 ; Captain,
ditto ; Captain in Colonel David Forman's Battalion,
Heard's Brigade, New Jersey State Troops, June 14,
1776, to November, 1776; Captain, Fourth Battalion,
Second Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line,
November 23, 1776 ; Captain, First Regiment ;
Major, Third Regiment, November 20, 1781 ; Lieu-
tenant-Colonel, Second Regiment, February 11, 1783 ;
retained in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and
served to November 13, 1783 ; Vice President of the
Society, 1783 ; Lieutenant-Colonel, Third Regiment,
New Jersey Militia, Pennsylvania Insurrection, Sep-
tember 24, 1794 ; Brigadier-General, New York Militia,
April 14, 1800; died May 26, 1809, at Cazenovia,
New York.

HORATIO SEYMOUR grandson ;

born May 31, 1810, at Pompey Hill, Onondaga County,
New York ; admitted July 4, 1885 ; admitted to the
bar of New York, 1832 ; Member of Assembly of New
York, 1841 to 1843 ; Mayor of Utica, New York, 1842 ;
Speaker of New York Assembly, 1844 ; Governor of
State of New York, 1852 to 1854, and 1862 to 1864 ;
died February 12, 1886, in Utica, New York.



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HORATIO SEYMOUR great-grandson ;

born January 8, 1844, at Utica, New York ; admitted
July 4, 1887 ; was graduated from Yale College, 1867 ;
degree of Master of Arts, Yale College, 1869 ; State
Engineer and Surveyor of New York, 1877 to 1881.



BRIGADIER-GENERAL DAVID FORMAN ;

born November 3, 1745, near Englishtown, New Jersey;
elected honorary member of the Society, September 22,
1783 ; admitted to hereditary membership July 4,
1787 ; Member Committee of Observation, Monmouth
County, March 6, 1775 ; Lieutenant-Colonel of a
Battalion, Heard's Brigade, New Jersey State Troops,
June 25, 1776 ; Colonel, ditto ; Brigadier-General, New
Jersey Militia, March 5, 1777 ; Colonel of Forman's
Regiment, Continental Army, February, 1777, to July,
1778 ; commanded New Jersey State -Droops to the close
of the war ; Vice President of the Society, 1791 to
1793; died September 12, 1797, at Natchez, Mississippi.

EDWARD DORR GRIFFIN great-grandson ;

born September 3, 1839, at Catskill, New York ; ad-
mitted July 4, 1884 ; was graduated from College of Phy-
sicians and Surgeons, New York City, March 9, 1865 ;
died May 8, 1887, at Lyme, Connecticut.



LIEUTENANT JAMES GILES ;

an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati
in the State of New York ; transferred July 4, 1789 ;
Lieutenant, Second Regiment, Continental Artillery ;
Adjutant, ditto, January 1, 1781 ; Brigadier-General,
New Jersey Militia ; Clerk of Cumberland County,
New Jersey, 1789, 1790 and 1794 ; died August, 1825.



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CAPTAIN PETER GRUBB ;

born September 8, 1740, at Cornwall, Lebanon County,,
Pennsylvania ; Third Lieutenant of Thompson's Penn-
sylvania Rifle Battalion, Continental Line, July 17,

1775 ; resigned September 10, 1775 ; Captain, Second
Battalion of Miles' Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, Con-
tinental Line, March 12, 1776 ; Captain, Tenth Penn-
sylvania Regiment, Continental Line, November 27,

1776 ; Captain, Patton's Additional Continental Regi-
ment, January, 1777 ; retired in 1778 ; died January
17, 1786.

EDWARD BURD GRUBB great-grandson;

born November 13, 1841, at Burlington, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1884 ; First Sergeant, Company C,
Third Regiment, New Jersey Infantry Volunteers, May
25, 1861; Second Lieutenant, ditto, June 13, 1861;
First Lieutenant, Company D, ditto, November 8, 1861 ;
Captain, Company B, ditto, August 20, 1862 ; Major,
Twenty-third Regiment, Infantry, New Jersey Volun-
teers, November 24, 1862 ; Lieutenant-Colonel, ditto,
December 26, 1862 ; Colonel, ditto, March 9, 1863 ;
honorably mustered out with said regiment, June 27 r
1863 ; Colonel, Thirty-seventh Regiment, June 24, 1864 ;
honorably mustered out with said regiment, October
1, 1864 ; brevetted Brigadier-General United States
Volunteers, March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritori-
ous services during the war ; Envoy Extraordinary and
Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States at the
Court of Madrid, 1890 to 1892.



BREVET CAPTAIN LUTHER HALSEY ;

born May 10, 1758 ; Sergeant, Second Battalion, First
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, Novem-
ber, 1775 ; Regimental Adjutant, Second Battalion,.



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Second Establishment, November 28, 1776 ; Adjutant
of the Second Regiment, November 9, 1777 ; retained
in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783 ; Captain by
brevet, September 30, 1783, and served to November 3,
1783 ; died February 28, 1830.

LUTHER HALSEY son;

born January 1, 1794, at Schenectady, New York ;
admitted July 4, 1835 ; was graduated from College
at Concord, 1812 ; Professor of Natural Philosophy,
Chemistry and Natural History at Princeton College,
1824 to 1829 ; Professor of Theology in Western
Theological Seminary, Alleghany, Pennsylvania ; Pro-
fessor of Church History and Polity, Auburn Theo-
logical Seminary ; degree of Doctor of Laws, Washington
and Jefferson College ; Secretary of the Society, 1850
to 1852 ; Chaplain of the Society, 1871 to 1880 ; died
October 29, 1880.

LUTHER FOSTER HALSEY grandson;

born October 28, 1833 ; admitted July 4, 1884 ; Assist-
ant Surgeon, Seventh Regiment Infantry, New Jersey
Volunteers, August 20, 1862 ; transferred to the Second
Regiment, March 9, 1863 ; honorably discharged May
31, 1864 ; died July 6, 1895, at Swedesboro, New Jersey.

LUTHER MURPHY HALSEY great-grandson;
admitted July 4, 1896.



ENSIGN ROBERT HAMILTON;

born January 17, 1764, in Leacock Township, Lancaster
County, Pennsylvania ; Ensign, Third Regiment, Penn-
sylvania Continental Line, May 23, 1779; served with
this regiment until it was disbanded, January 17, 1781 ;
died February 22, 1831.



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HAMILTON MARKLEY great-grandson ;

born May 6, 1854, in Camden, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1890 ; Captain and Aide-de-Camp, Staff of the
Second Brigade, New Jersey National Guard, July 2,
1884; Major and Judge-Advocate, ditto, December 1,
1891 ; Major and Engineer, ditto, May 15, 1893.



SURGEON JACOB HARRIS;

Surgeon's Mate, First Battalion, Second Establishment,
New Jersey Continental Line, November 28, 1776 ;
transferred to the Fourth Battalion, February 20,
1777; Surgeon's Mate, First Regiment, July 1,
1778 ; Surgeon, Third Regiment, November 16, 1782 ;
retained in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and
served to November, 1783 ; died on Long Island, New
York.

HENRY SCHENCK HARRIS great-great-grandnephew ;

born December 27, 1850, at Belvidere, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1884 ; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1870 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton Col-
lege, 1873 ; Prosecutor of the Pleas of Warren County,
New Jersey, March 15, 1877 ; Member of Congress
from New Jersey, 1881 to 1883.



LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SAMUEL HAY ;

an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in
the State of New York ; transferred from the New
York Society, July 4, 1796 ; Member of the State Con-
vention, 1787 ; died December, 1803.

PHILIP CORTLANDT HAY son ;

born July 25, 1793, at Newark, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1826 ; was graduated from Princeton College,



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1818 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,
1821 ; degree of Doctor of Divinity, Princeton Col-
lege ; Secretary of the Society, 1829 to 1830 ; died in
1860.

CAPTAIN JAMES HEARD;

Cornet, Lee's Legion, Continental Army, April 1, 1779 ;
Lieutenant and Regimental Paymaster, ditto, February
1, 1780; Captain, ditto, March, 1782; served to the
close of the war ; died March 26th, 1831, in Middlesex
County, New Jersey.



CAPTAIN JOHN HEARD;

born in 1742, near Woodbridge, New Jersey ; son of
Brigadier-General Nathaniel Heard, New Jersey Militia
in the Revolutionary War ; Second Lieutenant in Cap-
tain Frederick Frelinghuysen's Eastern Company of
Artillery, New Jersey State Troops, March 1, 1776 ;
Lieutenant, Fourth Regiment, Continental Dragoons,
January 20, 1777; Captain, ditto, February 8, 1778,
and served until the end of the war ; Brigadier-Gen-
eral, New Jersey Militia ; Surrogate of Middlesex
County, New Jersey ; died in 1826, at New Brnnswick,
New Jersey.

WILLIAM DUXLAP HEARD son;

born September 26, 1795, at Perth Amboy, New Jer-
sey; admitted July 4, 1832; died October 2, 1880, at
Hagerstown, Maryland.

FRANKLIN ANDERSON HEARD grandson;

born June 10, 1826, at Hagerstown, Maryland; ad-
mitted July 4, 1881.



BREVET MAJOR WILLIAM HELMS;

Ensign, Second Battalion, First Establishment ; New
Jersey Continental Line, November 7, 1775 : Second



Lieutenant, Second Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 29, 1776 ; First Lieutenant, ditto, February
5, 1777; Captain, ditto, December 1, 1777; transferred
to the Second Regiment, September 26, 1780; retained
in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783 ; Major by brevet,
September 30, 1783, and served to November 3, 1783 ;
Member of the New Jersey Legislature ; Member of
Congress from New Jersey, 1801 to 1811 ; Major-Gen-
eral, New Jersey Militia ; died in 1813.



CAPTAIN SAMUEL HENDRY ;

born in 1738, at Burlington, New Jersey; Ensign,
Second Battalion, First Establishment, New Jersey
Continental Line, November 27, 1775 ; Second Lieu-
tenant, ditto, September 5, 1776 ; Second Lieutenant,
Second Battalion, Second Establishment, November
29, 1776; First Lieutenant, ditto, February 5, 1777;
Captain-Lieutenant, Second Regiment, January 1, 1779 ;
Captain, ditto, July 5, 1779 ; retained in New Jersey
Battalion, April, 1783, and served to November 3,
1783; died October 15, 1824, at Burlington, New
Jersey.

JOHN ANDERSON HENDRY son;

born in 1780, at Burlington, New Jersey; admitted
July 5, 1824 ; Surgeon, Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon
County, New Jersey Militia, 1813 ; died May 23, 1834,
in New York City.

CHARLES Fox HENDRY grandson;

born December 19, 1811, at Trenton, New Jersey; ad-
mitted July 4,.1834; died March 12, 1883, at South
Amboy, New Jersey.

PAUL AUGUSTINE HENDRY great-grandson;

born March 30, 1857, at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania ; ad-
mitted July 4, 1883.



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MAJOR JOHN HOLLINSHEAD;

born June 28, 1748; admitted July 4, 1787; First
Lieutenant, Second Battalion, First Establishment,
New Jersey Continental Line, November 27, 1775 ;
First Lieutenant, Second Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 29, 1776 ; Captain, ditto, February 5,
1777; Major, Third Regiment, July 5, 1779; trans-
ferred to the Second Regiment, January 1, 1781 ; re-
signed November 20, 1781 ; Sheriff of Burlington
County, New Jersey ; died June, 1798.

JAMES STERLING HOLLINSHEAD grandnephew ;


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