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Capt John Kidney

Capt John Kidney

Birth
Death 26 Nov 1809
Burial Belleville, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Eastern side of churchyard
Memorial ID 7054928 · View Source
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Born c.1748, John Kidney, a captain in the Essex Militia, was the leader of a daring quartet who surprised of group of redcoats partying at Bergen Heights and carried off their highest ranking officer. The other participants in the event, known as "Captain Kidney's Exploit", were the Joralemon brothers, Helmich and (Capt.) Henry, and Jacob Garland. Captain Kidney died at the age of 60 and was survived by his wife Rachel, also buried here. GRAVE PHOTOS: Nikita Barlow


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Revolutionary War officer known to be interred here.

Gravesite Details Named on D.A.R. Memorial Plaque in church vestibule & Revolutionary War Memorial in churchyard.

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  • Created by: Nikita Barlow
  • Added: 6 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7054928
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John Kidney (unknown–26 Nov 1809), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7054928, citing Belleville Dutch Reformed Churchyard, Belleville, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Nikita Barlow (contributor 46508077) .