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Elias Dayton

army officer , Continental congressman

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