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Col David Condit
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1734
Death: Apr. 24, 1777

American patriot and Revolutionary War officer Col. David Condit (a.k.a. Conduit) died during the third year of the war. He was 43 at the time of his death, and the triumph of the cause he fought for was still several years away. His name is inscribed on the granite memorial erected by the Condit Family Association to honor their soldier-ancestors who lie buried in this churchyard, but his individual grave is elsewhere in the burial ground.
Extract from "The Ancestry of the Condit Family in America", (author and date unknown):
"He entered his countrys (sic) service in the War of the Revolution as a member of the Second Regiment, State Militia; promoted to Major, 1776, and for gallentry (sic) was made Lieutenant-Colonel, 1777, April 15; died April 24, 1777, aged 43. Thus early were his children left fatherless, and the country bereft of the services of a true patriot, soldier and citizen." 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Conduit (1696 - 1777)
  Mary Dodd Condit (1698 - 1755)
 
 Children:
  Japhia Condit (1760 - 1849)*
  Linus Condit (1766 - 1851)*
 
 Sibling:
  David Condit (1734 - 1777)
  Jonathan Condit (1736 - 1823)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Source of birthdate & extracts from "Ancestry of Condit Family in America": Condit descendant Fred Purdue
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: Jul 19, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6621645
Col David Condit
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- jane austin
 Added: Oct. 2, 2014
In memory of his service to our country .
- Lara Brown
 Added: Jul. 4, 2010
 
 
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