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Thomas Sidney Jesup
Birth: Dec. 16, 1788
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1850
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

United States Army Quartermaster General. He started his distinguished military career in 1808 as a 2nd Lieutenant of the 7th Infantry and was a Major of the 19th Infantry in the War of 1812. He was promoted successively to Lieutenant Colonel arid Colonel for gallantry in action at the Battles of Chippewa and Niagara in 1814. On May 8, 1818, President Jackson appointed him temporary Adjutant General and Quartermaster General. For his duty and faithful service he was brevetted Major General on May 8, 1828. Known as the Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps, he held the post as the 12th Quartermaster General for forty-two years and died while in office at age 72. Originally interred at Congressional Cemetery, Washington D.C., his remains were relocated to their current location in 1862. General Jesup was the first inductee into the Quartermaster Hall of Fame, charter year 1986. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann Heron Croghan Jesup (1797 - 1845)*
 
 Children:
  Lucy Ann Jesup Sitgreaves (1823 - 1912)*
  Eliza Hancock Jesup (1824 - 1825)*
  Mary Serena Elizabeth Jesup Blair (1825 - 1914)*
  Jane Findlay Jesup Nicholson (1827 - 1922)*
  Elizabeth Croghan Jesup (1829 - 1830)*
  William Croghan Jesup (1833 - 1860)*
  Charles Edward Jesup (1835 - 1862)*
  Julia Clark Jesup (1842 - 1921)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Chapel Valley, Lot 481
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Mar 03, 2005
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Thomas Sidney Jesup
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