|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1718|
New London County
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1793|
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.
Anne Wood Elderkin (1721 - 1804)
Alfred Elderkin (____ - 1833)*
Charlotte Elderkin Gray (1764 - 1797)*
Windham Center Cemetery
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