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Col Jedediah Elderkin
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1718
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1793
Windham
Windham County
Connecticut, USA

Jedediah Elderkin was the eldest son of John Elderkin and Susannah Baker. He was born in Norwich Connecticut. He was a prominent lawyer of Windham and a member of the General Assembly of Conn. for 17 years. He served as a justice of the peace in Windham for 30 years.
Jedediah was an ardent Patriot. During the Revolutionary War he served on the Governor's Safety Committee. At the March Session of the General Assembly (1775) Jedediah was commissioned Colonel of the 5th regiment of Connecticut Militia. He served with honor and bravery during the entire Revolutionary War. His last important public service was as a member of the convention to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America.
Jebediah married Ann Wood on August 3, 1741. They had 9 children.


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anne Wood Elderkin (1721 - 1804)
 
 Children:
  Alfred Elderkin (____ - 1833)*
  Charlotte Elderkin Gray (1764 - 1797)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Windham Center Cemetery
Windham
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: fred
Originally Created by: John Beckstein
Record added: Sep 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42330831
Col Jedediah Elderkin
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Col Jedediah Elderkin
Added by: John Beckstein
 
Col Jedediah Elderkin
Added by: John Beckstein
 
 
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