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born April 9, 1815, in New Brunswick, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1884; died September 27, 1897, in
Brooklyn, New York.

PERSIFOR FRAZER great-grandson ;

born July 24, 1844, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ;
admitted July 4, 1898 ; was graduated, University of
Pennsylvania, 1862 ; degree of Master of Arts, Univer-
sity of Pennsylvania, 1865 ; Coast Survey, assigned to
United States Navy, 1862 to 1864; Acting Ensign,
United States Navy, 1864 to 1865 ; Assistant United
States Geological Survey, 1869 ; Professor of Chemistry,
University of Pennsylvania, 1870 to 1874 ; Assistant,
Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, 1874 to 1881 ; Pro-
fessor of Chemistry, Franklin Institute, 1881 to 1893 ;
degree of Docteur s-sciences Naturelles, University of
France, 1882.



CAPTAIN JOHN HOLMES;

Second Lieutenant, First Battalion, First Establish-
ment, New Jersey Continental Line, December 16,
1775 ; Second Lieutenant, First Battalion, Second Es-
tablishment, November 29, 1776 ; Captain, First Regi-
ment, February 1, 1779, and served to June 3, 1783.



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CAPTAIN JONATHAN HOLMES;

Ensign in Captain John Burrowes' Company, First
Regiment, Monmouth County, New Jersey Militia ;
Second Lieutenant, ditto ; Second Lieutenant, Heard's
Brigade, New Jersey State Troops, June 14, 1776 ;
Second Lieutenant, Fourth Battalion, Second Estab-
lishment, New Jersey Continental Line, November 28,
1776 ; First Lieutenant, ditto, January 1, 1777 ; taken
prisoner June 1, 1777 ; transferred as First Lieutenant
to the Second Regiment, July 1, 1778 ; Captain, ditto,
April 16, 1780, and served to April, 1783.

HENRY APPLEGATE WILSON great-great-grandnephew ;

born February 29, 1856, in Brooklyn, New York ; ad-
mitted July 5, 1897.



ENSIGN JOHN HOPPER;

Ensign, Second Regiment, New Jersey Continental
Line, June 21, 1781 ; retained in New Jersey Battalion,
April, 1783, and served to November 3, 1783 ; died
November 14, 1819, in Bergen County, New Jersey.



CAPTAIN JOHN HO WELL ;

admitted July 5, 1785 ; Ensign, First Battalion, Second
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, Novem-
ber 29, 1776 ; Lieutenant, First Regiment, October 29,
1777 ; Captain, ditto, November 20, 1781 ; served to
April, 1783; died September 18, 1830, at Hartford,
Ohio County, Kentucky.

FRANCIS BARBER HOWELL son;

born June 6, 1796, at Parsippany, Morris County, New
Jersey ; admitted July 5, 1886 ; died November 26,
1889, at Cincinnati, Ohio.

ALFRED BELL HOWELL grandson;

bom March 5, 1829, at Lockport, Ohio ; admitted July
4, 1890.



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SURGEON LEWIS HOWELL;

born in 1753 ; died before the organization of the
Society ; Surgeon, Second Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, Xew Jersey Continental Line, November 28,
1776; died June 29, 1778, of fever, at the Black
Horse Tavern, now Columbus, Burlington County, New
Jersey, the day after the battle of Monmouth.

FRANK DAVENPORT HOWELL grandnephew ;

born March 25, 1842 ; admitted July 4, 1888 ; First
Lieutenant, Seventeenth Regiment, V nited States In-
fantry, May 14th, 1861 ; resigned and honorably dis-
charged from the service, April 27, 1863 ; Assistant
Treasurer of the Society, 1893.



MAJOR RICHARD HOWELL;

born October 25, 1754, in Newark, Newcastle County,
Delaware ; Captain, Second Battalion, First Establish-
ment New Jersey Continental Line, November 29, 177-") :
distinguished himself at the siege of Quebec, December,
1775; Brigade-Major to Colonel Stark's Brigade, Sep-
tember 4, 1776; Major, Second Battalion, Second
Establishment, November 28, 1776; Major, Second
Regiment; resigned April 7, 1779; Member of State
Convention, 1787 ; Clerk of the Supreme Court of New
Jersey, 1788 to 1793 ; Governor and Chancellor of
N.-w Jersey, 1794 to 1801 ; died April 28, 1802, at
Trenton, New Jersey.

JOHN GUMMING HOWELL grandson;

born November 24, 1819, at Philadelphia, Pennsyl-
vania ; admitted July 4, 1872 ; Midshipman, United
States Navy, June 9, 1836 ; Past Midshipman, July 1,
1842 ; Lieutenant, August 2, 1849 ; Commander, July
16, 1862; Captain, July 25, 1866; Executive Officer



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of the steam frigate "Minnesota," at the battle of
Hatteras Inlet, and commanded the "Nereus" in both
of the Fort Fisher fights ; Chief of Staff of the European
fleet, 1868 to 1870; Commandant of Navy Yard at
League Island, Philadelphia, 1870 to 1872; Commo-
dore, January 29, 1872 ; Commandant of Navy Yard
at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1872 to 1874 ; Chief
of Bureau of Yards and Docks, September 22, 1874,
to 1878 ; Acting Secretary of the Navy, August 1, 1875 ;
Rear Admiral, April 25, 1877 ; command of North
Atlantic Squadron, September, 1877 ; command of the
European Squadron, 1878 to 1881 ; retired November
24, 1881 ; died September 12, 1892.

RICHARD LEWIS HOWELL great-grandson;

born March 31, 1859, at Wheeling, West Virginia ; ad-
mitted February 22, 1894 ; was graduated from the Uni-
versity of Virginia, 1879 ; was graduated from the Theo-
logical Seminary of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1882.



LIEUTENANT JOSEPH HULL;

born in 1750 ; Ensign of Captain John Couch's Com-
pany, Colonel Philip Burr Bradley 's Connecticut State
Regiment, June 10, 1776 ; taken prisoner at Fort Wash-
ington, November 16, 1776 ; exchanged September 18,
1778 ; Lieutenant of Captain Nathan Chapman's
Company, Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant Bezaleel
Beebe's Regiment, Connecticut Militia, in Continental
service, 1780 ; Lieutenant in Captain Jabez Fitch's
Company, Independent Volunteers, Connecticut State
Troops, in Continental service, March 1, 1782 ; dis-
charged March 1, 1783; died January 27, 1826, at
Derby, Connecticut.

ISAAC HULL PLATT great-grandson;

born May 18, 1853, at Brooklyn, New York ; admitted
February 22, 1893.



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LIEUTENANT-COLONEL DAVID HUMPHREYS ;

bom July, 1752, in Derby, Connecticut ; an original
member of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State
of Connecticut ; Captain, Sixth Regiment Connecticut
Continental Line, January 1, 1777 ; transferred to
Fourth Regiment, January 1, 1781; transferred to
Second Regiment, January 1, 1783; Brigade-Major to
General Parsons, March 29, 1777 ; Major and Aide-de-
Camp to General Putnam, December 18, 1778 ; Major
and Aide-de-Camp to General Greene, May, 1780 ; Lieu-
tenant-Colonel and Aide-de-Camp to General Washing-
ton, June 23, 1780, to December 23, 1783 ; received the
thanks and a sword from Continental Congress when
he presented the standards captured at Yorktown ; died
February 21, 1818, in New Haven, Connecticut.

FRANK LANDON HUMPHREYS great-great-grandnephew ;

born June 16, 1858, at Auburn, New York ; elected an
honorary member of the Society, July 4, 1894 ; ad-
mitted to hereditary membership, July 5, 1897 ; degree
of Master of Arts, St. Stephen's College, Oxford,
1884 ; degree of Doctor of Music, St. Stephen's College,
1889; degree of Doctor of Sacred Theology, Hobart
College, 1895 ; General Secretary of the Church Uni-
versity Board of Regents ; Chaplain of the General
Society, 1896.



CHAPLAIN ANDREW HUNTER;

born April 30, 1750, at York, Virginia ; was graduated
from Princeton College, 1772 ; degree of Master of Arts,
Princeton College, 1775 ; Chaplain, Third Battalion,
Second Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line,
June 1, 1777 ; Chaplain to General Maxwell's New
Jersey Brigade, June 15, 1777 ; Chaplain, Third Regi-
ment, September 26, 1780 ; taken prisoner ; served
until the close of the war ; Member of the State Con-
vention, 1787 ; Trustee of Princeton College, 1788 to



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1804 ; Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy at
Princeton College, 1804 to 1808 ; Chaplain, United
States Navy, March 5, 1811 ; Secretary of the Society,
1783 to 1790, and 1797 to 1811 ; died February 24,
1823, at Washington, District of Columbia.

DAVID HUNTER son;

born July 21, 1802, near Trenton, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1885 ; was graduated from West Point Military
Academy, 1822 ; Second Lieutenant, Fifth United States
Infantry, July 1, 1822 ; First Lieutenant, ditto, June 30,
1828 ; Captain, First Regiment, United States Dragoons,
March 4, 1833 ; resigned July 4, 1836 ; Major and
Paymaster, United States Army, March 14, 1842;
Colonel, Sixth Regiment, United States Cavalry, May
14, 1861 ; Brigadier-General, United States Volunteers,
May 17, 1861 ; Major-General, United States Volun-
teers, August 13, 1861 ; Brevet Brigadier-General
United States Army, March 13, 1865, for gallant and
meritorious service in the battle of Piedmont and the
campaign in the Valley of Virginia ; Brevet Major-
General, United States Army, March 13, 1865, for
gallant and meritorious service during the war ; mus-
tered out of volunteer service, January 15, 1866 ; re-
tired from the United States Army, July 31, 1866 ;
died February 2, 1886, in Washington, District of Co-
lumbia.

Louis BOUDINOT HUNTER son ;

born October 9, 1804, in Princeton, New Jersey ; ad-
mitted July 5, 1886 ; was graduated from Princeton Col-
lege, 1824 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,
1827; appointed Assistant Surgeon, United States
Navy, March 25, 1828 ; Passed Assistant Surgeon,
March 3, 1835; Surgeon, March 2, 1837; Surgeon
of the Fleet, Mediterranean Squadron, 1852 ; Surgeon
on United States Steamship "Saratoga," under Ad-



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miral Farragut, in Mexican War ; Surgeon of Fleet,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Admiral
Porter ; Medical Director, United States Navy, 1870 ;
on retired list, with rank of Commodore, March 3, 1871 ;
died June 24, 1887, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

RICHARD STOCKTON HUNTER grandson ;

born February 20, 1845, in Princeton, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1887; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1864 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton Col-
lege, 1867.



LIEUTENANT-COLONEL JOSHUA HUNTINGTON;
born August 16, 1751, at Norwich, Connecticut; First
Lieutenant of Colonel Israel Putnam's Third Regi-
ment, Connecticut Continental Line, May 1, 1775 :
discharged December 16, 1775 ; Captain in Colonel
Samuel Selden's Fourth Battalion, Wadsworth's Bri-
gade, Connecticut State Troops, June 20, 1776 ; Major,
Twentieth Regiment, Connecticut Militia, for the imme-
diate defense of Connecticut or any of the United States
of America, May 1, 1777 ; promoted Lieutenant-Colonel,
ditto, May 1, 1780 ; under resolve of Continental Con-
gress, and as signified by the President, appointed to
superintend the building of a frigate under Continental
Navy Board, February, 1777 ; continuing in connec-
tion with the Continental Navy Board and in charge
of Continental ordnance, 1778, 1779 and 1780 ; died
at Norwich, Connecticut, in 1821.

FREDERICK WOLCOTT JACKSON great-grandson ;

born August 24, 1833, in Newark, New Jersey ; elected
an honorary member of the Society July 4, 1885 ;
admitted to hereditary membership July 4, 1888 ;
Trustee of the Princeton Theological Seminary, May,
1883 ; degree of Master of Arts, Yale College, 1892.



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ENSIGN JACOB HYER ;

born September 5, 1763 ; Ensign, Second Regiment,.
New Jersey Continental Line, June 27, 1781, and served
until April, 1783 ; died March 10, 1812, at Trenton,
New Jersey.

WILLIAM HYER brother ;

born December 11, 1765, at New Brunswick, New
Jersey ; admitted July 4, 1815 ; Adjutant, Fourth Regi-
ment, Middlesex County, New Jersey Militia, November
13, 1794 ; Clerk of the Supreme Court of New Jersey,
November 26, 1807 ; Clerk of the Court of Chancery
of New Jersey. 1814 to 1818; died August 8, 1840, at
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ALEXANDER CHAMBERS HYER nephew;

born August 28, 1797, at South Amboy, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1842 ; died October 9, 1880, at Frank-
ford, Pennsylvania.

ALEXANDER CHAMBERS HYER grand-nephew;

born November 30, 1836, at Philadelphia, Pennsylva-
nia ; admitted July 4, 1881.



ENSIGN JAMES JOHNSTON;

born at Oxford, Chester County, Pennsylvania ; En-
sign and Regimental Paymaster, Fifth Regiment, Penn-
sylvania Continental Line, January 1, 1777 ; in service
until January 17, 1781 ; died December 19, 1842, at
Alleghany City, Pennsylvania.

ALEXANDER JOHNSTON CASSATT great-grandson;

born December 8, 1839, at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania ;
admitted July 4, 1891 ; was graduated from Poly-
technic College, Troy, New York, 1859.



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BREVET CAPTAIN WILLIAM KERSEY;

Private and Corporal, Third Battalion, First Establish-
ment, New Jersey Continental Line, March, 1776 ;
Ensign, Third Battalion, Second Establishment, Novem-
ber 1, 1777; Lieutenant, Third Regiment, March 30,
1780 ; transferred to First Regiment, January 1st,
1781 ; retained in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783 ;
Captain by brevet, September 30, 1783, and served to
November 3, 1783 ; Ensign, United States Army,
August 12, 1784; Lieutenant, First United States In-
fantry, September 29, 1789 ; Captain, ditto, June 4,
1791 ; assigned to the First Sub-Legion, September 4,
1792 ; Major of the Fourth Sub-Legion, June 30, 1794 ;
retained in the Third United States Infantry, Novem-
ber 1, 1796; died March 21, 1800.



LIEUTENANT ABRAHAM KINNEY;

born August 16, 1762, at Morristown, New Jersey;
Ensign, Third Regiment, Pennsylvania Continental
Line, May 24, 1779 ; Lieutenant, Second Regiment,
Continental Dragoons, June 14, 1781 ; honorably dis-
charged November 3, 1783 ; died January 31, 1816,
at Newark, New Jersey.

THOMAS TALMAGE KINNEY grandson , ; also great-grandson

of Surgeon-General William Burnet;
born August 13, 1821, at Newark, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1884 ; was graduated from Princeton College in
1841 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,
1844 ; offered United States Minister to Austria by
President Arthur, but declined ; President of State
Board of Agriculture, 1878 to 1882.



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BREVET CAPTAIN JOHN KINNEY;

admitted July 4, 1791 ; Ensign, Third Battalion, First
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, July 19,
1776 ; Ensign, Third Battalion, Second Establishment,
November 29, 1776 ; Second Lieutenant, ditto ; First
Lieutenant, ditto, January 6, 1778 ; Captain by brevet ;
resigned therefrom August, 1778 ; died July 17, 1832,
at Morristown, New Jersey.

WILLIAM RUMSEY KINNEY grandson;

born September 15, 1834, in Hartford, Ohio County,
Kentucky; admitted July 4, 1884; Major Twelfth
Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry, August 10,
1862 ; died November 26, 1896, at Louisville, Kentucky.



BREVET CAPTAIN SHEPARD KOLLOCK ;

born September, 1750, at Lewiston, Delaware; admit-
ted July 4, 1791 ; Lieutenant, New York Militia, 1776 ;
First Lieutenant, Second Regiment, Continental Artil-
lery, January 1, 1777; Captain by brevet; resigned
therefrom January 3, 1779 ; Postmaster of Elizabeth,
1818 to 1829 ; Judge of the Court of Common Pleas,
Essex County, New Jersey ; died July 28, 1839, at
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

JOHN Me Do WELL KOLLOCK grandson,

who afterward assumed the name of McDowell ; ad-
mitted July 4, 1840 ; Treasurer of the Society, 1854 to
1869; Assistant Treasurer-General, 1863 to 1869; died
June 8, 1869.

FRANCIS BUCK MCDOWELL great-grandson;

born in 1844, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; admitted
July 5, 1869 ; Doctor of Medicine ; Assistant Treas-
urer of the Society, 1869 to 1871 ; transferred to the
Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, July 4, 1882.



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CAPTAIN DERICK LANE;

born April 30, 1755, at Bedminster, Somerset County,
New Jersey; Second Lieutenant, Colonel Hunt's Bat-
talion, Heard's Brigade, New Jersey State Troops, June
20, 1776 ; Second Lieutenant, Fourth Battalion, Sec-
ond Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line,
November 28, 1776 ; Second Lieutenant, Second Bat-
talion, Second Establishment, February 5, 1777 ; First
Lieutenant, November 8, 1777; Regimental Quarter-
master, April 3, 1779 ; Captain-Lieutenant, July 5,
1799; Captain, February 11, 1783; retained in New
Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and served to June 3,
1783 ; Captain, United States Infantry, August 12,
1784 ; resigned November 24, 1785 ; Colonel, Rensse-
laer County Regiment, New York Militia, 1798 ; Mem-
ber of Assembly of the State of New York, 1809 ;
President of village of Troy, New York, 1814 to 1815 ;
died March 26, 1831, at Troy, New York.

GEORGE TIBBITS LANE grandson;

born November 26, 1834, at Troy, New York ; admit-
ted July 4, 1885.



MAJOR BENJAMIN LEDYARD ;

an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in
the State of New York ; transferred from the New
York Society, July 4, 1788 ; Captain, First Regiment,
New York Continental Line, June 28, 1775 ; Major,
Fourth Regiment, November 21, 1776 ; transferred
to the First Regiment as Major, April 29, 1778 ; re-
signed therefrom, March 26, 1779.



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CAPTAIN DAVID LENOX;

born October 3, 1753, in Kircudbright, Scotland ;
Captain, Third Pennsylvania Battalion, Continental
Line, January 5, 1776 ; wounded and taken prisoner
at Fort Washington, November 16, 1776 ; exchanged
May 15, 1778 ; Volunteer Aide-de-Camp to General
Wayne at Battle of Monmouth ; retired September 15,
1778 ; elected an honorary member of the Pennsyl-
vania Society, July 4, 1789 ; Vice President thereof,
1805 to 1807 ; President thereof, 1808 to 1828 ; died
April 10, 1828, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ROBERT LENOX BELKNAP great-grandnephew ;

born July 23, 1848 ; admitted July 4, 1891 ; was gradu-
ated from Columbia College, 1869 ; degree of Master of
Arts, Columbia College, 1872 ; Acting Assistant In-
spector-General of New York, 1875 ; Colonel by brevet,
National Guard of New York, 1880; Trustee of Prince-
ton Theological Seminary, 1887 to 1896; died March
31, 1896, in New York City.

WALDRON PHCENIX BELKNAP great-great-grandnephew ;
born February 8, 1873, in New York City; admitted
July 4, 1896.



BREVET MAJOR RICHARD LLOYD;

born in 1755, at Upper Freehold, New Jersey; First
Lieutenant, Third Battalion, First Establishment, New
Jersey Continental Line, February 7, 1776 ; First Lieu-
tenant, Hazen's Regiment, Second Canadian, Conti-
nental Army, January 1, 1777; Captain, September
20, 1777; Major by brevet ; retired January 1, 1783;
died May 17, 1792, in Sussex County, New Jersey.



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WILLIAM LLOYD brother-;

born May 1, 1757 in Upper Freehold, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1795 ; Member of the New Jersey
General Assembly and of the Council ; Sheriff and
Collector of the County of Monmouth, New Jersey :
Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Monmouth County,
New Jersey ; died April 22, 1837, at Freehold, New
Jersey.

WILLIAM LLOYD nephew;

born March 26, 1800, at Upper Freehold, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1837 ; Postmaster of Freehold, New
Jersey, 1835 to 1848 ; died September, 22, 1894, at
Freehold, New Jersey.

WILLIAM EDWARD LLOYD grand-nephew;

born October 17, 1843, at Millhurst, Monmouth County,
New Jersey ; admitted February 22, 1895.



ENSIGN FRANCIS LUCE;

Private, Second Battalion, First Establishment, New
Jersey Continental Line, November, 1775; Sergeant and
Cadet, Second Battalion, Second Establishment ; Ensign,
Second Regiment, June 17, 1780 ; transferred to the
First Regiment, January 1, 1783 ; retained in New
Jersey Battalion, April, 1783 ;* served to November 3,
1783 ; Ensign, United States Infantry, March 17, 1786;
Ensign, First United States Infantry, September 29,
1789 ; resigned therefrom, May 1, 1790.



COLONEL WILLIAM MALCOLM;

born in 1732, in Scotland ; Major, Second Independent
Infantry Battalion, New York City, January, 1776 ;
Colonel, Second Regiment, New York City Militia, May



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8, 1776 ; Colonel of Malcolm's Additional Regiment,
Continental Army, January 1, 1777 ; Deputy Adjutant-
General, Northern Department, June 2, 1778, to October,
1778; retired May 9, 1779; Colonel, First Regiment,
New York Levies, 1780 to 1781 ; died September 1,
1792, in New York City.

JAMES MORTIMER MONTGOMERY great-great-grandson ;

born February 16, 1855, at New York City ; admitted
July 5, 1886, General Secretary Society Sons of the
Revolution ; Governor Military Society War of 1812.



CAPTAIN ABSALOM MARTIN ;

Paymaster, Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment,
New Jersey Continental Line, November 28, 1776 ;.
Lieutenant, ditto, November 2, 1777 ; Regimental
Paymaster, November 1, 1779 ; Captain, First Regi-
ment, January 6, 1783; served to the close of the war;
died in 1802.



BRIGADIER-GENERAL WILLIAM MAXWELL;

born in 1733, in County Tyrone, Ireland ; came to
Greenwich Township, Morris County, New Jersey, in
1747; Colonel, First Regiment, Sussex County, New
Jersey, Militia; Colonel, Second Battalion, First Estab-
lishment, New Jersey Continental Line, November 8,
1775; Brigadier-General, Continental Army, October
23, 1776; resigned July 20, 1780; commanded the
New Jersey Continental Line from 1777 to 1780; died
November 4, 1796, in Greenwich Township, Sussex
County, New Jersey.



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HENRY DUSENBERY MAXWELL great-grandnephew ;

born August 3, 1862, at Easton, Pennsylvania; ad-
mitted February 22, 1894 ; was graduated from Lafayette
College, 1882 ; degree of Master of Arts, Lafayette Col-
lege, 1885.



CAPTAIN GILES MEAD;

First Lieutenant, First Battalion, First Establishment,
New Jersey Continental Line, December 10, 1775 ;
First Lieutenant, First Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 29, 1776 ; Captain, October 29, 1777 ;
Captain, First Regiment, September 26, 1780, and
served to the close of the war.



MAJOR AARON OGDEN ;

born December 3, 1756, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey :
was graduated from Princeton College, 1773 ; received
the degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College, 1776 ;
Paymaster, First Battalion, First Establishment, New
Jersey Continental Line, December 8, 1775 ; Pay-
master, First Battalion, Second Establishment, February

1, 1777 ; Brigade-Major and Inspector to General Max-
well's Brigade, March 7, 1778, to July 18, 1780:
Captain, First Regiment, to date February 2, 1779, and
served to the close of the war ; Lieutenant-Colonel,
Eleventh United States Infantry, January 8, 1799 ;
honorably discharged, June 15, 1800; Clerk of Essex
County, New Jersey ; Presidential Elector, 1800 ;
Trustee of the College of New Jersey, 1803 to 1812,
and 1817 to 1839; United States Senator 1801 to
1803 ; Governor of New Jersey, 1812 to 1813 ; ap-
pointed Major-General, Linked States Army, March

2, 1813, but declined; degree of Doctor of Laws,



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Princeton College, 1816 ; President of the Society, 1824
to 1839 ; Vice President-General, 1825 to 1829 ; Presi-
dent-General, 1829 to 1839; died April 19, 1839, at
Jersey City, New Jersey.

MATTHIAS OGDEN son;

born January, 1792, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey;
admitted July 4, 1839 ; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1810 ; received the degree of Master of Arts,
Princeton College, 1813; died July 17, 1860, at Eliza-
bethtown, New Jersey.

ELIAS BAILEY DAYTON OGDEN son;

born May 22, 1799, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey;
admitted July 4, 1861 ; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1819; received the degree of Master of Arts,
Princeton College, 1822 ; Prosecutor of the Pleas for
Essex County, New Jersey, 1828, and for Passaic
County, New Jersey, 1838; Member of the State Con-
stitutional Convention, 1844 ; Associate Justice Su-
preme Court of New Jersey, 1848 to 1865 ; died Feb-
ruary 24, 1865, at Elizabeth, New Jersey.

FREDERICK BEASLEY OGDEN grandson;

born July 20, 1827, at Paterson, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1865; was graduated from Princeton College,
1847 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,
1850 ; Mayor of Hoboken, 1865 to 1866; Judge of Ho-
boken District Court, March, 1877; died November 1,
1893, at Hoboken, New Jersey.

HENRY FORD OGDEN great-grandson;

born August 27, 1859, at Hoboken, New Jersey ; ad-
mitted February 22, 1894.



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BREVET BRIGADIER-GENERAL MATTHIAS

OGDEN ;

born October 22, 1754, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey ;
joined the army at Cambridge, in the Expedition to
Canada, and was wounded at Quebec, December 31,
1775 ; Lieutenant-Colonel, First Battalion, First Estab-
lishment, New Jersey Continental Line, March 7, 1776;
Lieutenant-Colonel, First Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, November 28, 1776 ; Colonel, January 1, 1777 ;
Colonel of the First Regiment ; taken prisoner at
Elizabethtown, New Jersey, October 5, 1780 ; granted
leave of absence by Congress, April 21, 1783, to visit
Europe ; discharged at the close of the war ; Brigadier-
General by brevet, September 30, 1783 ; Member of the
Council of New Jersey, 1785 ; Presidential Elector,
1789; died March 31, 1791, at Elizabethtown, New
Jersey.

GEORGE MONTGOMERY OGDEN son;

born in 1779, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey ; admitted
July 4, 1800 ; was graduated from Princeton College,
1795 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,


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