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of the Society, March 4, 1884; Chaplain of the General
Society, May 15, 1884.



BREVET CAPTAIN WILLIAM SHUTE ;

born March 9, 1750, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey ;
Captain and Paymaster, Second Battalion, First Estab-
lishment, New Jersey Continental Line, November 28,
1775; Captain and Paymaster, Second Battalion,
Second Establishment, November 28, 1776 ; resigned
April 2, 1778; Ensign and Paymaster, Second Regi-
ment, June 17, 1780; Captain by brevet; retained in
New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and served to No-
vember 3, 1783; Major of the Eleventh United States
Infantry, January 8, 1799 ; honorably discharged June
15, 1800; Vice President of the Society, 1838 to 1840;
President, 1840 to 1841 ; A T ice President-General, 1839
to 1841; died August 12, 1841, in New York City.

THEODORE SHUTE son;

born March 11, 1806, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey;
admitted July 4, 1885; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1826 ; died July 20, 1885, in New Orleans,
Louisiana.

JAMES DA VIES SHUTE grandson;

born September 15, 1832, at New Iberia, Ittakapa
District, Louisiana; admitted July 5, 1886.



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LIEUTENANT JONATHAN SNOWDEN ;

Ensign, First Battalion, Second Establishment, New
Jersey Continental Line, April 26, 1777 ; Second Lieu-
tenant, First Regiment, April 13, 1778; First Lieu-
tenant, October 26, 1779; transferred to Lee's Battalion
of Light Dragoons in 1780; Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier-
General Edward Hand, of Pennsylvania, May, 1781;
served to the close of the war; Captain in the United
States Levies in 1791 ; Military Storekeeper, United
States Arm}-, May 5, 1808; died December 25, 1824.



COLONEL OLIVER SPENCER;

bom October 6, 1736, at East Haddam, Connecticut;
First Major, First Regiment, Essex County, New Jersey
Militia, February 23, 1776; Lieutenant-Colonel, No-
vember 28, 1776; Lieutenant-Colonel of Colonel Ford's
Battalion, New Jersey State Troops, November 27,
1776; Colonel, February 3, 1777; Colonel, Spencer's
Regiment, Continental Army, January 15, 1777; re-
tired January 1, 1781; Probate Judge in Ohio; died
January 22, 1811, at Columbia, Ohio.

OLIVER HATFIELD SPENCER grandson;

born September 12, 1781, at Elizabetntown, New Jer-
sey; admitted July 4, 1811; Chief Surgeon, United
States Army, battle of New Orleans; died May 19 r
1824, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey.

ROBERT DAYTON SPENCER great-grandson;

born October 26, 1814, at Natchez, Mississippi; admit-
ted July 4, 1836; Clerk of the United States District
Court for New Jersey, 1837 ; Treasurer of the Society,
1838 to 1854; died July 24, 1855, at Mount Holly,
New Jersev,



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WILLIAM CHETWOOD SPENCER great-great-grandson;

born May 29, 1849, at. Mount Holly, New Jersey; ad-
mitted July 4, 1870; Assistant Secretary of the Society,
1884 to 1891; Secretary of the Society from 1891 to
1895 ; died October 2, 1897, in Elizabeth, New Jersey.



ENSIGN MOSES SPROWL ;

Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Third Battalion, First
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, Novem-
ber, 1775, to 1781; Ensign, Second Regiment, June
21, 1781; retained in New Jersey Battalion, April,
1783, and served to November 3, 1783; died in 1820.



COLONEL CHARLES STEWART;

born March 9, 1729, at Gortlee, County Donegal, Ire-
land; came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1750;
Member from Hunterdon County, New Jersey, of First
Provincial Congress and Council of Safety, 1775 to
1776; Colonel, Battalion Minute Men, New Jersey
Militia, February 15, 1776; Commissary-General, New
Jersey Militia; Commissary-General of Issues, Conti-
nental Army, June 18, 1777, to July, 1782 ; Delegate
to the Continental Congress, 1784 to 1785; died June
24, 1800, near Flemington, New Jersey.

CHARLES SEAFORTH STEWART great-grandson;

born April 11, 1823, north latitude 8 30', west
longitude 134, Pacific Ocean; admitted July 4, 1890;
Cadet United States Military Academy, September 1,
1842, to July 1, 1846; Second Lieutenant, Corps of
Engineers, United States Army, July 1, 1846; First
Lieutenant, July 1, 1853; Captain, July 1, 1860; Major,
March 3, 1863; Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, February



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25, 1865; Brevet Colonel, March 13, 1865, declined;
Lieutenant-Colonel, March 7, 1867; Colonel, June 30,
1882 ; retired September 16, 1886, at his own request,
after more than forty years' service as a commissioned
officer.



CAPTAIN RICHARD STITES ;

born November 8, 1747 ; died before the organization of
the Society ; was graduated from Rhode Island College,
Warren, Rhode Island, 1769 ; Captain, First Battalion
Somerset County, New Jersey Militia, February 9,
1776; Captain, Colonel Stephen Hunt's Battalion, Gen-
eral Heard's Brigade, New Jersey State Troops, July 5,
1776 ; severely wounded at the battle of Long Island,
August 27, 1776 ; died September 16, 1776, at Eliza-
bethtown, New Jersey, of wounds received in action.

RICHARD MONTGOMERY STITES great-grandson ;

born July 31, 1837, at Morristown, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1889 ; died March 11, 1896, at Mor-
ristown, New Jersey.

RICHARD WAYNE STITES great-great-grandson;

born March 8, 1861, at Morristown, New Jersey ; ad-
mitted July 4, 1896.



SURGEON EBENEZER STOCKTON;

born in 1759, at Princeton, New Jersey; admitted July
4, 1789; was graduated from Princeton College, 1780;
degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College, 1783 ; Sur-
geon's Mate in General Hospital, Continental Army,
September 20, 1777; Surgeon, New Hampshire Conti-
nental Line, July 10, 1782; died December 9, 1837, at
Princeton, New Jersey.



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ROBERT STOCKTON son;

born January 9, 1819, at Princeton, New Jersey; ad-
mitted July 5, 1847 ; Major, New Jersey Militia ; died
February 28, 1889, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ROBERT NEWBURY STOCKTON grandson;

born February 7, 1853, at Plainsboro, Middlesex
County, New Jersey; admitted July 4, 1889.



CAPTAIN JOHN STOTESBURY ;

an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; transferred from
the Pennsylvania Society, July 4, 1793; Ensign, Sec-
ond Regiment, Pennsylvania Continental Line; Second
Lieutenant, Eleventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Conti-
nental Line, September 30, 1776; prisoner of war in
New York; First Lieutenant, April 9, 1777; wounded
at the battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777 ; trans-
ferred as First Lieutenant to Eighth Regiment, Penn-
sylvania Continental Line; Captain, Sixth Regiment,
Pennsylvania Continental Line, 1781; died in 1800.

EDWARD NICOLL DICKERSON grandson;

born February 11, 1824, at Paterson, New Jersey; ad-
mitted July 5, 1886 ; degree of Doctor of Laws, Prince-
ton College, 1885; died December 12, 1889, at Far
Rockaway, New York.



BREVET CAPTAIN ABRAHAM STOUT;

bom July 14, 1754; Sergeant, Third Battalion, First
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, February
7,1776; Ensign, October 29, 1776; Second Lieutenant,
Second Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29,



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1776; First Lieutenant, January 1, 177.S; taken pris-
oner April 5, 1778; exchanged December 3, 1780;
Captain by brevet ; died July 11, 1821.

IRA ABRAHAM STOUT grandson;

born March 6,1817, in Nashville, Tennessee ; admitted
February, 22, 1895; served as a volunteer in the Semi-
nole War; Assistant Commissary of Tennessee during
the Mexican War.



BREVET CAPTAIN WESSEL TEX BROECK STOUT;
born in 1758, at Middletown, New Jersey; Second
Lieutenant, Fourth Battalion, Second Establishment,
New Jersey Continental Line, November 1, 1777 ; trans-
ferred to the Third Battalion; wounded on Long
Island, December 10, 1777; Ensign of the Third Regi-
ment, January 1, 1781; Lieutenant, First Regiment,
May 12, 1782; Captain by brevet; retained in New
Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and served to November
3, 1783; Colonel, Monmouth County, New Jersey,
Militia ; died November 11, 1818, at Allentown, New
Jersey.

RICHARD MONTGOMERY STOUT son;

born November 12, 1789, at Allentown, New Jersey;
admitted July 5, 1824; died January 19, 1857, at
Allentown, New Jersey.

WESSEL TEN BROECK STOUT grandson;

born April 25, 1826, at Allentown, New Jersey ;
admitted July 4, 1857 ; received the degree of Doctor
of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1846; died
February 26, 1862, at Princeton, New Jersey.



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WESSEL TEN BROECK STOUT IMLAY great-grandson;

born August 23, 1850, in New York City; admitted
July 4, 1885; Assistant Secretary of the Society, 1894 ;
Secretary, 1895 ; Principal Grammar School No. 72,
Brooklyn, New York.



BREVET CAPTAIN EDMUND DISNEY THOMAS;

born December 3, 1758, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey;
Private and Cadet, Third Battalion, First Establish-
ment, January to July, 1776; Ensign, July 19, 1776;
Ensign, Third Battalion, Second Establishment, Novem-
ber 29, 1776; First Lieutenant, Third Regiment,
November 11, 1777; transferred to the Second Regi-
ment, January 1, 1781; retained in New Jersey Bat-
talion, April, 1783; Captain by brevet, September 30,
1783, served to November 3, 1783; died October 15,
1816.

GEORGE CUMINS THOMAS brother;

born August 25, 1784, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey;
admitted July 4, 1817; Vice President of the Society,
1848 to 1861; died July 29, 1861, in New York City.

JAMES PROVOOST THOMAS nephew;

born November 24, 1806, at Elizabethtown, New Jer-
sey; admitted July 4, 1863; died November 7, 1870,
in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

ISAAC CAROW THOMAS grandnephew;

born in 1840, in New York City; admitted July 4,
1871; died May 31, 1885, at Elizabeth, New Jersey.

DAVID PROVOOST THOMAS grandnephew;

born February 18, 1843, in New York City; admitted
July 4, 1885; Assistant Treasurer of the Society, 1887
to 1890; Treasurer of the Society, 1891 to 1893; died
June 25, 1893, at Elizabeth, New Jersey.



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"VVi LLI AMSON THOMAS yreat-grandnephew ;

born October 30, 1872, at Elizabeth, New Jersey; ad-
mitted July 4, 1894.



BREVET LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ANNE LOUIS

DE TOUSARD ;

born in 1749; an original member of the Society in
France, January 10, 1784; Captain of Artillery, Con-
tinental Army; acted as Aide-de-Camp to Major-Gen-
eral Marquis de Lafayette ; lost his right arm at the
fight at Quaker Hill, Rhode Island, August 29, 1778 ;
received the thanks of Congress, October 27, 1778,
with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel by brevet of the
Army of the United States ; Major of Provincial Regi-
ment of Artillery de Toul, April 5, 1780; Lieutenant-
Colonel of Regiment du Cap, July 20, 1784; Major,
First Regiment, Artillerists and Engineers, United
States Army, February 26, 1795; Lieutenant-Colonel,
Second Regiment, Artillerists and Engineers, United
States Army, May 26, 1800; honorably discharged
June 1, 1802; died May 8, 1817, in Paris, France.

ANTHONY EUGENE STOCKER grandson;

born March 5, 1819, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
admitted July 4, 1888 ; degree of Doctor of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, 1840 ; Major and Surgeon,
United States Volunteers, August 3, 1861 ; attached to
Second Brigade, Second Division, First Corps, Army
of the Potomac; in charge of Chesapeake General
Hospital, Fortress Monroe; Medical Director, District
of Key West; in charge prisoners' hospital, Elinira,
New York ; bre vetted Lieutenant-Colonel, United States
Volunteers, June 1, 1865, for faithful and meritorious
services; honorably discharged September 15, 1865;
died May 23, 1897, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.



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GEORGE FITZ RANDOLPH STOCKER great-grandson ;

born March 9, 1852, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ;
admitted July 5, 1897.



ENSIGN WILLIAM TUTTLE ;

born November 5, 1760, in Whippany, Morris County,
New Jersey ; Private, Corporal, Third Battalion, Second
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, 1776 ;
Sergeant, Third Regiment, February 1, 1779 ; Ensign,
June 21, 1781, and served to April, 1783; died January
11, 1836, near Baskingridge, Somerset County, New
Jersey.

JOSEPH FARRAND TUTTLE grandnephew ;

born March 12, 1818, at Bloomfield, New Jersey; ad-
mitted July 4, 1884; was graduated from Marietta
College, Ohio, 1841 ; received the degree of Doctor of
Divinity, 1860, and Doctor of Laws, Marietta College,
Ohio ; President of Wabash College, Crawfordsville,
Indiana, 1862 to 1892.



SURGEON JOHN FRANCIS VACHER ;

born in France ; an original member of the Society of
the Cincinnati in the State of New York ; transferred
from the New York Society, July 5, 1802 ; was gradu-
ated at the College of Chirugie de Montpelier ; Surgeon,
Fourth Regiment, New York Continental Line, Feb-
ruary 4, 1777; served to January, 1781; died Decem-
ber 4, 1807, in New York City.



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SURGEON GARRET VAN WAGENEN;

born March 15, 1756, at Kingston, New York ; an
original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in
the State of New York; Surgeon, Eighth Regiment,
Pennsylvania Continental Line; died April 12, 1792,
at Newark, New Jersey.

JOHN ISAAC PLUME nephew ;

admitted in the New York Society, July 5, 1824,
transferred from the New York Society, July 4, 1827 ;
Major in the New Jersey Militia; Secretary of the So-
ciety, 1830 to 1833; died March, 1854.



BREVET CAPTAIN GEORGE WALKER;

born April 11, 1756, near Freehold, Monmouth County,
New Jersey; Second Lieutenant, Second Battalion,
Second Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line,
September 12, 1778 ; Ensign, Second Regiment, Sep-
tember 26, 1780; Lieutenant, January 1, 1781; re-
tained in New Jersey Battalion, April, 1783, and served
to November, 1783; Captain by brevet; wounded at
the battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778; took part in
the Indian Campaign, 1779; died in 1793, at Phila-
delphia, Pennsylvania.

AARON FORMAN WALKER brother:

born March 29, 1759; admitted July 4, 1842; Private,
First Regiment, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Mili-
tia; wounded in the side at the battle of Monmouth,
June 28, 1778; died December 24, 1849, at Freehold,
New Jersey.

JAMES ROBINSON WALKER nephew;

born November 19, 1808, in Monmouth County, New
Jersey; admitted July 5, 1869; died September 13,
1890.



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CAPTAIN ABEL WEYMAN ;

Ensign, Colonel Van Cortland's Battalion, General
Hoard's Brigade, New Jersey State Troops, June 14 r
1776; took part in the battle of Long Island, August
27, 1776; Ensign, Fourth Battalion, Second Establish-
ment, New Jersey Continental Line, November 28,
1776; Second Lieutenant, February 17, 1777; First
Lieutenant, November 1, 1777; transferred to the
Second Regiment, July 1, 1778; Captain-Lieutenant,
April 16, 1780; transferred to the First Regiment,
January 1, 1781 ; Captain, January 1, 1781, and served
to April, 1783; died in 1788.



COLONEL ANTHONY WALTON WHITE;

born July 7, 1750, near New Brunswick, New Jersey;;
an original member of the Society of the Cincinnati in
the State of New York; transferred to the New Jer-
sey Society, July 4, 1796 ; Major and Aide-de-Camp ta
General Washington, October, 1775 ; Lieutenant-Colo-
nel, Third Battalion, First Establishment, New Jersey
Continental Line, February 9, 1776 ; Lieutenant-Colonel,.
Fourth Regiment, Light Dragoons, Continental Army,
February 13, 1777 ; Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant,
First Regiment, Light Dragoons, Continental Army,,
December 10, 1779; Colonel, February 16, 1780; taken
prisoner at Lanneau's Ferry, South Carolina, May 6, 1780 ;.
prisoner on parole to the close of the war; Brigadier-
General, United States Army, July 19, 1798; honor-
ably discharged June 15, 1800; Surrogate of Middlesex
County, New Jersey; Adjutant-General of New Jersey,
1793 to 1803; died February 10, 1803, at New Bruns-
wick, New Jersey.



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BREVET CAPTAIN EPHRAIM LOCKHART WHIT-
LOCK ;

born in 1755; Ensign, Colonel Forman's Battalion,
General Heard's Brigade, New Jersey State Troops,
June 14, 1776; took part in the battle of Long Island,
August 27, 1776; Ensign, Fourth Battalion, Second
Establishment, New Jersey Continental Line, Novem-
ber 28, 1776; Second Lieutenant, January 1, 1777;
First Lieutenant, November 23, 1777; transferred to
First Regiment, July 1, 1778; retained in New Jersey
Battalion, April, 1783; Captain by brevet, September
30, 1783 ; served to November, 1783 ; Major, Fifteenth
Regiment, United States Infantry, May 1, 1812; Lieu-
tenant-Colonel, Fourteenth Regiment, United States
Infantry, November 14, 1813 ; honorably discharged
June 15, 1815; died September 22, 1825, in New York
City.

WILLIAM WHITLOCK son;

born October 25, 1780, at Elizabethtown, New Jersey;
admitted July 4, 1827 ; died June 13, 1853, in New
Orleans, Louisiana.

THOMAS WHITLOCK grandson;

born November 15, 1818, in New York City; admitted
July 4, 1885; died October 20, 1886, in New York
City.

WILLIAM HENRY WHITLOCK grandson;

born February 5, 1841, at Rising Sun, Indiana; ad-
mitted July 4, 1887.



Bombers,



HONORABLE LEON ABBETT ;

bom October 8, 1836, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ;
elected July 4, 1893 ; attorney for the city of Hoboken r
New Jersey ; Member of the New Jersey House of
Assembly, 1864 to 1865, and Speaker thereof, 1868 to
1869 ; Member of New Jersey Senate, 1875 to 1877,
and President thereof, 1877 ; Governor of New Jersey,
1884 to 1887, and again 1890 to 1893 ; degree of Doctor
of Laws, Princeton College ; Justice of the Supreme
Court of New Jersey, 1893 ; died January 17, .1893, at
Jersey City, New Jersey.



HONORABLE MERCER BEASLEY ;

born in 1815, in Mercer County, New Jersey; elected
February 22, 1895; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
of New Jersey, 1864 ; re-appointed in 1871, in 1878,
in 1885, and in 1892 ; degree of Doctor of Laws, Prince-
ton College, 1864 ; died February 19, 1897, at Trenton,
New Jersey.



HONORABLE JOSEPH DORSETT BEDLE;

born January 3, 1831, at Matawan, Monmouth County,
New Jersey; elected July 4, 1884; was graduated from
the law school at Ballston, New York ; Judge of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey, March, 1865 ; re-appointed
in 1872 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,
1866 ; Governor of New Jersey, 1875 to 1878 ; degree of
Doctor of Laws, Princeton College, 1874 ; died October
21, 1894, in New York City.



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REAR ADMIRAL CHARLES HENRY BELL;

born August 15, 1798, in Xew York City; elected
July 4, 1871 ; Midshipman, United States Navy, June
"18, 1812; served in the war with Great Britain in De-
catur Squadron in 1813; in Chauncey's Squadron, on
Lake Ontario, in 1814; Lieutenant, March 28, 1820;
Commander, September 10, 1840 ; Captain, August 12,
1854 ; retired as Captain, December 21, 1861 ; Com-
modore on the retired list, July 16, 1862; commanding
Pacific Squadron, 1862 to 1864; Rear Admiral on
retired list, July 25, 1866; commanding Xew York
Navy Yard, 1865 to 1868 ; died February 19, 1875, at
Xew Brunswick, Xew Jersey.



REAR ADMIRAL CHARLES STUART BOGGS;

born January 28, 1811, at Xew Brunswick, Xew Jer-
sey ; elected July 4, 1863 ; Midshipman, L'nited States
Xavy, Xovember 1, 1826; Passed Midshipman, April
28, 1832; Lieutenant, September 9, 1837 ; Commander,
September 14, 1855; Captain, July 16, 1862; com-
manded the "Varuna" at the passage of Forts St.
Philip and Jackson and capture of Xew Orleans ; Com-
modore, July 25, 1866; Rear Admiral, July 1, 1870;
retired January 28, 1872 ; died April 22, 1888, at Xew
Brunswick, Xew Jersey.



HONORABLE ELIAS BOUDIXOT ;

born May 2, 1740, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
elected September 23, 1783 ; Trustee of Princeton
College, 1772 to 1821 ; Colonel and Commissary-General
of Prisoners, Continental Army, May 15, 1777; resigned
May 11, 1778, to accept office as Delegate to Continental
Congress : Member of Congress, 1778, 1779 and 1781



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to 1784; President of Congress, November 4, 1782, and
as such signed the treaty of peace with Great Britain ;
Director of the Mint of the United States, 1796 to
1805; died October 24, 1821, at Burlington, New Jersey.



HONORABLE JACOB BURNET ;

elected July 4, 1806 ; admitted an hereditary member
July 4, 1808. (See Hereditary Members.)



HONORABLE LEWIS CONDICT;

born March 3, 1777, at Morristown, New Jersey;
elected July 4, 1828 ; was graduated from University
of Pennsylvania ; Member of the New Jersey Legisla-
ture, 1805 to 1810 ; Speaker of the House of Assembly,
1808 to 1810; Member of Congress, 1811 to 1817, and
1821 to 1833; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton Col-
lege, 1816; Trustee of Princeton College, 1827 to 1861 ;
Sheriff of Morris County, New Jersey; Presidential
Elector, 1841 ; died May 26, 1862, at Morristown, New
Jersey.



HONORABLE JOHN LAMBERT CADWALADER ;
elected July 4, 1874 ; admitted an hereditary member
July 4, 1885. (See Hereditary Members.)



BREVET MAJOR-GENERAL THOMAS CADWALA-
DER;

born in 1795, at Trenton, New Jersey ; elected July 4,
1851; was graduated from Princeton College, 1815; Dep-
uty Adjutant-General, Hunterdon Brigade, New Jersey



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Militia, June 2, 1830; Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de-
Camp to Governor of New Jersey, April 10, 1833;
Brigadier and Adjutant-General of New Jersey, July
30,1842; resigned January 26, 1858; Brevet Major-
General, March 11, 1858; "died October 22, 1873, at
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.



HONORABLE PHILEMON DICKINSON;

born February 16, 1804, at Trenton, New Jersey;
elected July 4, 1856; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1822 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton Col-
lege, 1825 ; United States Pension Agent for New Jersey,
1864, and 1866 to 1869 ; Commissioner of New Jersey
State Sinking Fund, 1873; Member of the New Jersey
Constitutional Convention, 1873; died September 2,
1882, at Trenton, New Jersey.



HONORABLE MAHLON DICKERSON ;

born April 17, 1770, at Hanover, Morris County, New
Jersey ; elected July 4, 1833 ; was graduated from Prince-
ton College, 1789; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton
College, 1792 ; Adjutant-General of Pennsylvania, 1805
to 1808; Recorder of the City of Philadelphia, 1808 to
1810; Member of the New Jersey Legislature, 1811 to
1812; Associate Justice Supreme Court of New Jersey,
1813; Governor of New Jersey, 1815 to 1817; United
States Senator, 1817 to 1833; Secretary of the Navy,
1834 to 1838; died October 5, 1853, at Suckasunny,
New Jersey.



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REAR ADMIRAL GEORGE FOSTER EMMONS ;

born August 23, 1812, at Vergennes, Vermont; elected
July 4, 1884 ; Midshipman, United States Navy, April
1, 1828; Passed Midshipman, July 14, 1834; Lieu-
tenant, February 25, 1841 ; Commander, January 28,
1856; Captain, February 7, 1863; Commodore, Sep-
tember 20, 1868; Rear Admiral, November 5, 1872;
placed on retired list, August 23, 1873; died July
23, 1884, at Princeton, New Jersey.



HONORABLE CHARLES EWING ;

born July 8, 1780, in Burlington County, New Jersey ;
elected July 4, 1828 ; was graduated from Princeton Col-
lege, 1798 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton College,
1801; admitted to the bar of New Jersey, 1802; Chief
Justice of New Jersey, 1824 to 1832 ; degree of Doctor
of Laws, Jefferson College; Trustee of Princeton Col-
lege, 1820 to 1832; died August 5, 1832, at Trenton,
New Jersey.



BRIGADIER-GENERAL DAVID FORMAN ;

elected September 23, 1783; admitted an hereditary
member July 4, 1787. (See Hereditary Members.)



HONORABLE FREDERICK FRELINGHUYSEN ;

born April 13, 1753, at Rariton, New Jersey; elected
September 24, 1783 ; was graduated from Princeton
College, 1770 ; degree of Master of Arts, Princeton
College, 1773; First Major, Colonel Charles Stewart's
Battalion Minute Men, February 15, 1776; Captain,
Eastern Company of Artillery, New Jersey State Troops,



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March 1, 1776 ; Colonel, First Battalion, Somerset
County, New Jersey Militia, February 28, 1777; took
part in the battle of Monmouth, June 28, 1778 ; Mem-
ber of the Continental Congress, 1778 to 1779, 1782 to
1783; United States Senator, 1793 to 1796; Major-
General of Militia of New Jersey; Trustee of Prince-
ton College, 1802 to 1804; died April 13, 1804, his
fifty-first birthday.



HONORABLE THEODORE FRELINGHUYSEN ;

born March 28, 1787, at Millstone, Somerset County,
New Jersey ; elected July 4, 1828 ; was graduated from
Princeton College, 1804 ; degree of Master of Arts,
Princeton College, 1807; Captain of a company of vol-
unteers, 1812 to 1815; Attorney-General of New Jersey,
1818 to 1829 ; United States Senator, 1829 to 1835 ;
Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, 1837 to 1838 ; Chan-
cellor of the University of New York, 1839 to 1850 ;
President of Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New
Jersey, 1850 to 1862; died April 12, 1862, at New
Brunswick, New Jersey.



HONORABLE FREDERICK THEODORE FRELING-
HUYSEN ;

born August 4, 1817, at Millstone, Somerset County,
New Jersey; elected July 4, 1863 ; was graduated from
Rutgers College, 1836 ; degree of Master of Arts, Rut-
gers College, 1839 ; Attorney-General of New Jersey,
1861 ; degree of Doctor of Laws, Princeton College,


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