Edward William Laight

Edward William Laight

Birth
Death 1852 (aged 78–79)
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Plot Section N7 Northside - William Laight Family Vault
Memorial ID 12099349 · View Source
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Edward William Laight was from a prominent merchant family in New York City. He graduated from King's College, later Columbia College, and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1796 after studying in the office of Aaron Burr. He served in the New York State militia, attaining the rank of Major-General in 1819. For thirty years he was president of the Eagle Fire Company, and a vestryman for Trinity Church and president of the board of trustees of the New York Dispensary. [OurFamilyTies (#46846981)]


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  • Created by: Dan Silva
  • Added: 19 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12099349
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward William Laight (1773–1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12099349, citing Trinity Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Dan Silva (contributor 46781334) .