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Nathaniel Woodhull

colonial legislator , army officer

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