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Jonathan Arnold
Birth: Dec. 3, 1741
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1793
Saint Johnsbury
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA

Member, Continental Congress. Father of Rhode Island Governor and Congressman Lemuel Hastings Arnold. Great-great-grandfather of Rhode Island Governor and US Senator Theodore Francis Green. Completed preparatory studies. Studied medicine, became a physician. Charter member, Providence Grenadiers militia unit, 1774. Member, Rhode Island Assembly, 1776. Author, May Act, law that repealed requirement for government officials and militia officers to swear oath of allegiance to England. Joined Continental Army, served as surgeon and director of Army hospital in Providence. Member, Continental Congress, 1782-83. Moved to Winchester, New Hampshire, 1786. Proprietor of Lyndon, Vermont. Proprietor and first settler, St. Johnsbury, 1787. Farmer and physician. Appointed to Governor's council. Appointed Orange County Judge, an office in which he served until his death. Arnold Park in St. Johnsbury near the site of his home is named for him. Lyndon was named for his son Josiah Lyndon Arnold, who graduated from Dartmouth College and taught at Brown University before returning to Vermont during his father's final illness.

 (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Arnold (1716 - 1747)
 
 Spouses:
  Marry Burr Arnold (1743 - 1781)*
  Alice Crawford Arnold (1757 - 1790)*
  Cynthia Hastings Ladd (1763 - 1811)*
 
 Children:
  Josiah Lyndon Arnold (1768 - 1796)*
  Sarah Arnold Burrill (1777 - 1814)*
  Freelove Crawford Arnold (1788 - 1789)*
  Freelove Crawford Arnold Davis (1790 - 1848)*
  Lemuel Hastings Arnold (1792 - 1852)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Saint Johnsbury
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 2006
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Jonathan Arnold
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Jonathan Arnold
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Jonathan Arnold
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