Maj Gen. Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, Sr.

Maj Gen. Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, Sr.

Male 1753 - 1804  (51 years)    Has 6 ancestors and 43 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen 
    Prefix Maj Gen. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 13 Apr 1753  Somerset County, N.J. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Apr 1804  Millstone, N.J. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Cemetery, Weston, N.J. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I363589  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2003 

    Father Reverend John Frelinghuysen,   b. 1727, Three Mile Run, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1757, Raritan, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Mother Dinah VanBurgh,   b. 10 Feb 1725, Amsterdam, NH, NL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1807, New Brunswick, New jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Family ID F144060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Gertrude Schenck,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. John Frelinghuysen,   b. Abt 1786,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Theodore Frelinghuysen,   b. 28 Mar 1787, Millstone, NewJjersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, New Brunswick, New jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, Jr.,   b. 7 Nov 1788, Millstone, New jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2002 
    Family ID F144059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Yard,   b. 1761, Trenton, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1838  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Frelinghuysen,   b. 1797,   d. 1825, Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Elizabeth Frelinghuysen,   b. 28 Feb 1798, Trenton, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1840, Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2003 
    Family ID F145381  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • great-uncle of Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen, and great-great-great-grandfather of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr.

      a Delegate and a Senator from New Jersey; graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1770; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1774 and commenced practice in Somerset County, N.J.; member, provincial congress of New Jersey 1775-1776; served in the Revolutionary War, attaining the rank of colonel; Member of the Continental Congress 1779; clerk of the common pleas court, Somerset County 1781-1789, when he resigned; member, State general assembly 1784, 1800-1804; member of the New Jersey convention that ratified the Federal Constitution in 1787; member, State council 1790-1792; appointed by President George Washington brigadier general in 1790 in the campaign against the western Indians; elected to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1793, to November 12, 1796, when he resigned; commissioned major general in 1794 during the Whiskey Rebellion


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