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Nathaniel Woodhull

Nathaniel Woodhull, American colonial legislator, army officer. member of New York Colonial Assembly, 1768-1775; member of New York Provincial Congress from Suffolk County, president, 1775.

Background

  • Woodhull, Nathaniel was born on December 30, 1722 in Mastic, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Smith) Woodhull.

  • Career

    • Major New York Militia, 1758, col. Assigned to remove supplies from Long Island (New York) after British landings, 1776.

    Membership

    Member of New York Colonial Assembly, 1768-1775. Member of New York Provincial Congress from Suffolk County, president, 1775.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Floyd, 1761, 1 child.
    • father: Nathaniel Woodhull
    • mother: Sarah (Smith) Woodhull
    • spouse: Ruth Floyd
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    Born December 30, 1722
    Died September 20, 1776
    (aged 53)
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