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 Ebenezer Elmer

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Ebenezer Elmer Famous memorial

Birth
Cedarville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Death
18 Oct 1843 (aged 91)
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Burial
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID
7629674 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Pursuing academics in the medical field, he studied medicine and practiced in Cedarville, New Jersey. During the Revolutionary War, he served in the US Continental Army as a regimental Surgeon. After the war, he practiced medicine in Bridgeton, New Jersey, (1783-89) and was a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1789-95). In 1801, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Congresses, serving until 1807. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the New Jersey State Council in 1807 and was vice president for the collector of customs of Bridgeton, (1808-12). During the War of 1812, he was Adjutant General of the New Jersey Militia and Brigadier General of the Cumberland Brigade. After the war, he was vice president of Burlington College, (1822-32) and was again vice president for the collector of customs of Bridgeton, from 1822, until he retired from public service in 1832.

U.S. Congressman. Pursuing academics in the medical field, he studied medicine and practiced in Cedarville, New Jersey. During the Revolutionary War, he served in the US Continental Army as a regimental Surgeon. After the war, he practiced medicine in Bridgeton, New Jersey, (1783-89) and was a member of the New Jersey State General Assembly, (1789-95). In 1801, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Congresses, serving until 1807. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the New Jersey State Council in 1807 and was vice president for the collector of customs of Bridgeton, (1808-12). During the War of 1812, he was Adjutant General of the New Jersey Militia and Brigadier General of the Cumberland Brigade. After the war, he was vice president of Burlington College, (1822-32) and was again vice president for the collector of customs of Bridgeton, from 1822, until he retired from public service in 1832.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 27 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7629674
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7629674/ebenezer-elmer: accessed ), memorial page for Ebenezer Elmer (23 Aug 1752–18 Oct 1843), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7629674, citing Old Broad Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .