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Judge John Berrien, I

  • Birth 19 Nov 1711 Long Island City, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Death 22 Apr 1772 Rocky Hill, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 9727079

John Berrien I (1711-1772) served in the New Jersey Assembly from 1763 to 1765 and was a justice in the New Jersey Supreme Court from 1764 to 1772. (b. 1711; New Jersey - d. April 22, 1772; Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USA)

Peter Berrien and Elizabeth Woodhull Edsall.

Margaret Eaton, daughter of Hon. John Eaton and Joanna Wardell. John Eaton was the founder of Eatontown, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

His home in Rocky Hill, Somerset County is called Rockingham. It was Washington's headquarters in 1783 during the time the Continental Congress was meeting at Nassau Hall at Princeton University.

His son was Major John Berrien (1759-1815) of the United States Army.

April 22, 1772 in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey.


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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 30 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9727079
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Judge John Berrien, I (19 Nov 1711–22 Apr 1772), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9727079, citing Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) .