Absalom Bainbridge, fourth son of Edmund and Abigail Bainbridge, was graduated from Princeton in 1762. After preparing to practice medicine he married Mary, daughter of John Taylor, Sheriff of Monmouth county. He practiced for six years in his native village, Maidenhead (now Lawrenceville). near Trenton, and then (about 1774) removed to Princeton. In 1777 or 1778, being a Loyalist, he removed to Flatbush, L. I, and thence to New York, where he practiced more than twenty years In 1778 he was Surgeon in the New Jersey Volunteers (Loyalists). He was President of the New Jersey Medical Society in 1778, and after his removal to New York was one of the earliest members of the New York Medical Society. He died in New York, June 23d, 1807, aged sixty-five, and was buried with his wife in one of the vaults of Trinity Church. His fifth child was Commodore William Bainbridge. of the U. S. Navy.- History of Medicine and Medical Men in New Jersey, by Stephen Wickes, M.D., Newark, 1859, p. 181. He was the maternal grandfather of the Rev. John Maclean, D.D, for many years President of Princeton College. — Princeton College During the Eighteenth Century, by Samuel Davies Alexander, New York, p. 76.— W. N.
From the Google book - Documents Relating to the Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey, John L, Murphy Publishing Company, 1901.