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Jacob Arnold
Birth: Dec. 14, 1749
Death: Mar. 1, 1827

Militia Veteran. Born the son of Samuel Arnold, his family settled in Morris County in 1730. He served as county sheriff for three terms and served as a Captain in the Morris Militia Light Horse during the American Revolution. In 1777 Arnold's Tavern served as headquarters for the Continental Army from January until May, following the army's withdraw from Princeton and Trenton. General Washington and his wife took rooms in the tavern. The Continental Army returned to Morristown in December 1779 and again encamped there. Arnold's Tavern played host to General Nathanael Greene and his wife who gave birth in the Tavern. Arnold married Elizabeth Tuthill October 1, 1770, she died in May 1803. He married a second time December 26, 1807 to Sarah Nixon. He fathered seventeen children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Arnold (1727 - 1764)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Nixon Arnold (1783 - 1846)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Arnold Tucker (____ - 1807)*
  Jacob Arnold (1749 - 1827)
  Hannah Arnold (1754 - 1755)*
  Phebe Arnold Kinney (1760 - 1820)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Morristown
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Iola
Record added: Mar 19, 2005
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