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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

Continental Congressman. A physician, he became a charter member of the Providence Grenadiers militia unit in 1774. Elected to the Rhode Island Assembly in 1776, he authored the May Act, a law that repealed the requirement for government officials and militia officers to swear oath of allegiance to England. He joined Continental Army after the Revolutionary War began, and served as surgeon and director of the Army hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. He was elected as a Delegate to the Continental Congress in 1782, and served until 1783. In 1786 he moved to Winchester, New Hampshire, and later became proprietor and first settler of St. Johnsbury in Vermont. He was 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. He was the father of Rhode Island Governor and Congressman Lemuel Hastings Arnold, and the great-great-grandfather of Rhode Island Governor and United States Senator Theodore Francis Green. 
 
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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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