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Jonathan Elmer
Birth: Nov. 29, 1745
Cedarville
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1817
Bridgeton
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA

Continental Congressman, US Senator. He was elected as served as a Delegate from New Jersey to the Continental Congress on three separate occasions (1777 to 1778, 1781 to 1783, 1787 to 1788). When the United States Constitution was ratified in 1789, he was elected along with William Paterson as New Jersey's first two Senators to the United States Senate. He served in that office from 1789 to 1791. He was the older brother of New Jersey Congressman Ebenezer Elmer, and the the uncle of New Jersey Congressman Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Seeley Elmer (1746 - 1819)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Elmer (1772 - 1823)*
  Sarah Elmer Shute (1775 - 1814)*
  William Ramsay Elmer (1780 - 1784)*
  Jonathan Elmer (1785 - 1804)*
  William Elmer (1788 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Bridgeton
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 27, 2003
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- Everal (Bechthold) Kites
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed us kin all so very well!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
May GOD Bless You Dr. US Senator Jonatahn Elmer!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are e...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013
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