Hosea Moffitt

Hosea Moffitt

Birth
Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 31 Aug 1825 (aged 67)
Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 12672657 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. During the Revolutionary War, he served as a Lieutenant in the 4th Regiment, Albany County, New York Militia. After the war, he was a justice of the peace in 1791, Stephentown town clerk, (1791, 97) and a member of the New York State Assembly, (1794-95, 97-98, 1801). He was also Brigadier General of New York Militia, in 1806, Stephentown Town Supervisor, (1806-09) and Sheriff of Rensselaer County, (1810-11). In 1813, he was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses, serving until 1817. After leaving Congress, he was a trustee of the Stephentown Presbyterian Church and was on the board of managers of the Rensselaer County Bible Society in 1815.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hosea Moffitt (17 Nov 1757–31 Aug 1825), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12672657, citing Presbyterian Cemetery, Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .