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Elias Dayton

Elias Dayton, American army officer, Continental congressman. member Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1787-1788; member New Jersey Assembly, 1791-1792, 94-96.

Background

  • Dayton, Elias was born on May 1, 1737 in Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey, United States. Son of Jonathan Dayton.

  • Career

    • General Continental Army on recommendation of George Washington, 1783. Major general New Jersey Militia. President New Jersey Society of Cincinnati</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Elizabethtown, Oct.

    Membership

    Member Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1787-1788. Member New Jersey Assembly, 1791-1792, 94-96.

    Connections

    • Married Miss Rolfe, 8 children including Jonathan.
    • father: Jonathan Dayton. Dayton
    • spouse: Miss Rolfe
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    Born March 1, 1737
    Died October 22, 1807
    (aged 70)
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